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VOLUME 26

NO. 1: MARCH 1927
Dr. Milton A. Bridges - John Mulholland.5
The World of Magic. Magicians' Doings, News, Views and Comment About Conjurers and Illusionists In All Parts of the Globe.6
- The Societ of American Magicians Parent Assembly. By Richard Van Dien.6
- Chicago Assembly No. 3. By Kolar.7
- Magician Bowman's New Show. By Clarence A. Smith.7
- New Haven Magic Society. By Bernard S. Budge.7
- A New Magical Club Now in Existence.7
- Reports of Special Ladies' Nite. By C. E. Knille.8
- Report of 82nd Meeting. By C. Knille.8
- Arthur D. Gans.8
- Worcester Assembly No. 16. By Willard S. Smith.9
- All The Gossip from Cleveland. By Clayton, the magician.9
- The Los Angeles Society of Magicians. By T. W. McGrath.9
- Los Angeles Society of Magicians. By Guy Newhard.9
- Trouping Around in Magic. By Max Holden.10
- Midwest Magic. By Leslie P. Guest.10
- Squawks. By William Meyenberg (Frazee).11
- Knights of Magic. By Paul Cottlow.12
- The Society of Osiris, Inc., Baltimore, MD. By Louis V. Lane.12
- Detroit Assembly S.A.M. By Arthur Hull Hayes.12
- "Come Now, Let Us Reason Together"12
- Oakland Magic Circle. By Lloyd E. Jones.13
- Indianagraphs. By Bert Servaas.13
- News from Boston. By Frank Lane.13
Literature.14
Selling Magic Through the Press. By Wallace, the Magician.14
Burlesques. By Al Baker.15
The Riddle of the Sphinx. By Ruth Brooks.15
Magic Periodical History. By John Mulholland and Milton A. Bridges.16
Taylor, The Wizard.17
Helpful Hints for Magicians. By Clayton, the magician.17
Advanced Card Effects. Further Svengali Effects. By Walter B. Gibson.18
The Vanishing Pencil.18
Vest Pocket Magic News. By S. B. Blodgett.18
My Favorite Vest Pocket Effect. By Elmer Johnson.19
A Production From Frame A La Tambourine Rings. By A. M. Anderson ("Andre").19
A Suggestion. By Eddie Clever.19
Editorial.20
"My Child is Twenty-Five Years Old." By William J. Hilliar.22
Magic Books Banned.22
Photo: Adelaide Herrmann, Mary Astor, William Collier, Jr.22
Chats. By Kolar.23
Harmony - In Magic and in Life. By Adam Hull Shirk.23
Photo: Charlie Murray, George Sidney, Mrs. Max Holden, Max Holden, Floyd G. Thayer, Gertrude Bonehill.23
MAGIC. By T. Page Wright and Wm. Larsen Jr.24
- Creations in Card Conjuring.24
- The Word in the Letter.24
- A Novel Opening.25
- The Ubiquitous Joker.26
"Surpriso" By Eddie Clever.27
MAGIC. By U. F. Grant.28
- The Chinese Cabinet Mystery.28
- My Lady's Hand Mirror.28
- The Chain Escape.28
Card Transposition. By Harry Hanaoka.29
Hanky Through Card. By Grant Stuart.29
Photo: Max Holden, Charlie Murray and George Sidney.29

NO. 2: APRIL 1927
Hans C. Kleemann.45
The World of Magic.46
- The Society of American Magicians - Parent Assembly. By Van Dien.46
- Ladies' Night of the Parent Body, S.A.M.46
- Philadelphia Assembly No. 4. By Eli Hackman.47
- Demon's Club Baltimore. By Reed Rockwood.47
- 83rd Meeting. By C. E. Knille.48
- 84th Meeting.48
- Worcester Assembly No. 16. By Willard S. Smith.48
- Houdini Club Notes. By Billy McNutt.48
- Knights of Magic. By Paul Cottlow.49
- The Magicians' Club of Pittsburgh. By Ray Vaughn.49
- All The Gossip From Cleveland. By Clayton, the Magician.49
- Cleveland's Third Annual Magic Show. By Clayton, the Magician.49
- Cincinnati Magician's Club. By E. L. Dodson.50
- Los Angeles Society of Magicians. By Guy Newhard.50
- Philadelphia Magicians Oust Exposer.50
- The Right Side of Magic. By Max Holden.51
- Chicago Assembly No. 3. By Kolar.51
- Trouping Around in Magic. By Max Holden.52
- Midwest Magic. By Leslie P. Guest.53
- Squawks. By William Meyenberg (Frazee).53
- Grant's Photo Magic.55
- Al Baker's Reflections.55
- The Devil's Discovery.55
Vest Pocket Magic News. By S. B. Blodgett.56
A New Cigarette Sleight. By Nelson C. Hahne.56
Chats. By Kolar.57
I Corded De Needle (Accordingly). By Clayton W. Rosencrance.57
Production of Bowl of Water on Undraped Table.57
Kinks. Trickola - Something New in Sucker Cabinets. By Frederick DeMuth.58
Comedy Writeups by a Rube. By Francis A. Rapp.59
Card on the Wand. By Harry Hanaoka.59
Mephisto Rising Card. By Charles B. Brush.59
Editorial.60
Literature.62
The Evolution of Magic. By Wallace the Magician.62
A Suggestion for Producing a Rabbit. By Johnny Dolittle.63
Kenton, the Convention City. By Arthur D. Gans.63
MAGIC. By T. Page Wright and Wm. Larsen Jr.64
- Liquor Legerdemain.64
- A Bottle Mystery.64
- The Flag Vase.64
- The Liquor Cask.65
- Bran For Breakfast.66
Vest-Pocket Magic. By Max Holden.66
The Dividing Match Box. By G. W. Hunter.66
Queen City Mysticisms. By John Braun.67
"The New Divining Blade". By Nelson C. Hahne.67
The Improved Bamboo Wands. By Nelson C. Hahne.67

NO. 3: MAY 1927
Edward M. Reno.85
The World of Magic.86
- Chicago Assembly No. 3. By Kolar.86
- Fifth Annual Mystery Show of Chicago S.A.M. By Max Holden.87
- Philadelphia Assembly No. 4. By Eli Hackman.87
- Report of Queen City Mystics. C. E. Knille.87
- Worcester Assembly No. 16. By Willard S. Smith.88
- Cleveland Gossip. By Clayton, the Magician.88
- The Oakland Magic Circle. By Lloyd Jones.88
- The Magicians' Club of Pittsburgh. By Ray Vaughn.89
- Bean Town Gossip.89
- Route of Loring Campbell, Magician, Ventriloquist and Entertainer.89
- Spotlights from Hartford, Connecticut. By Clarence T. Hubbard.90
- Trouping Around in Magic. By Max Holden.90
- Midwest Magic. By Leslie P. Guest.90
- A Visit to Dr. Ervin of Kansas City. By Max Holden.91
- Australian Magicians Association. By Charles Wicks.91
Magic Periodical History. By John Mulholland and Milton A. Bridges.92
Literature.92
Books on Card Sleights. By Will Blyth M.I.M.C.93
The Vanishing Half Dollar in Glass of Water. By Frederick DeMuth.93
Chats. By Kolar.94
The Spirit Message. By Harry Hanaoka.94
The New Patriotic Billiard Balls.95
Vest Pocket Magic News. By S. B. Blodgett.96
A Vest Pocket Program. By Eugene L. Bulson.96
A Cut and Restored Ribbon Illusion. By Nelson C. Hahne.97
"Novae Magical Res" By Nelson C. Hahne.98
Glass of Water Through Hat. By Grant Stuart.98
"A New Coin-Go" By Nelson C. Hahne.98
A Card Effect. By Harry Hanaoka.98
Vest Pocket "Solid and Through Solid" By Ben R. Fields.99
Suggested Patter for the Waller Rod and Ring Trick. By Leslie P. Guest.99
The Obedient Ball. By Ben R. Fields.99
Sense and Nonsense. By David Withers Gavin.99
Editoral.100
The Sphinx Decalougue for Magicians.101
Magic Is.101
Selling Magic Through the Press. By Wallace.101
The Fine Art of Magic. By Harold A. Smith.102
Behind the Screams of the Mediums. By Ray Vaughn.103
Comedy Writeups by a Rube. By Francis A. Rapp.103
Candle Tube and Photo.103
Tube and Glass. By Ben R. Fields.103
How To Do The Back Palm. By Ray Vaughn.103
MAGIC. By T. Page Wright and Wm. Larsen Jr.104
- The Invisible Girl.104
Change Over Palm. By H. Savage.107
The Climbing Coin. By Ben R. Fields.107
Drawings. By Harlan Tarbell.108

NO. 4: JUNE 1927
A. W. C. Brumfield.125
Al Baker's Philosophy.125
Oh, What A Mess.125
The World of Magic.126
- The Society of American Magicians (Parent Assembly). By Richard Van Dien.126
- Society of American Magicians Celebrates 25th Anniversary. By Frazee.127
- Chicago Assembly No. 3. By Kolar.127
- Philadelphia Assembly No. 4. By Eli Hackman.128
- Boston Doings of No. 9. By Chas. A. Garrity.128
- From A. H. Shirk, First National Studio, Burbank, Cal.128
- Knights of Magic. By Paul Cottlow.129
- Demons Club of Baltimore. By R. W. Test.129
- Annual Show of the Houdini Club. By Billy McNutt.129
- Pittsburgh Prestidigatorials. By Ray Vaughn.129
- Society of Osiris Magicians Inc. By Thos. C. Worthington.130
- Trouping Around in Magic. By Max Holden.130
- Midwest Magic. By Leslie P. Guest.131
- Magigrams. By Dorny.132
- Australian Magicians' Association. By Charles Wicks.133
- Australian Notes and News. By Will Alma.133
- The Mystic Twelve. By Will Dale.134
Magic Periodical History. By John Mulholland and Milton A. Bridges.134
Reminiscences of a Magician. By Frederick Eugene Powell.135
Chats. By Kolar.137
Literature.137
Kinks. The Re-Vamped Tambourine. Frederick DeMuth.138
Radio Illusion. By Baffles.138
Cigarette Production. By John Turner.138
Grant's Red, White and Blue Mystery. By U. F. Grant.139
Grant's Spirit Tag Trick. By U. F. Grant.139
Variations To Work With Kolar's Tag Trick. By U. F. Grant.139
Grant's Photo Trick. By U. F. Grant.139
To Make A Rabbit Wash His Face. By Lee S. Snyder.139
Enlarging Cards. By Lee S. Snyder.139
Editorial.140
Foreign Reviews. By Baffles.141
MAGIC. By T. Page Wright and William Larsen Jr.142
- The Gambler's Gains.142
- Card Manipulations.142
- Cards From Pocket.143
- Royal Flush From Knee.143
- Poker Chips From the Air.143
- The Paddle Wheel.143
- The Giant Poker Chips.144
- Where's the Die?144
A Hint. An Alternate For the Pass. By Harry Hanaoka.145
The Mysterious Penetrating Card. By Ben A. Fields.145
Throwing A Solid Die Through A Borrowed Hat. By Ben A. Fields.145
The Obedient Cigaret. By Ben R. Fields.146
The Appearing Card. By Ben R. Fields.146
Cartoon. One of the thrills of being a performer.146
Queen City Mysticisms. A Combination Effect with Dies. By Louis Erhardt.147
Transposition Extraordinary. By Harry Hanaoka.147
The Psychology of Legerdemain. By S. B. Blodgett.148
A Balancing Feat (?) By Dleisfen.149
Oriental Blah-Blah. By Wallace the Magician.149

NO. 5: JULY 1927
Publisher of First Linking Ring Dies. Mr. Oscar C. Aubut.161
Chats. By Kolar.161
The World of Magic.162
- Philadelphia Assembly No. 4.162
- Worcester Assembly No. 16. By Willard S. Smith.162
- Cincinnati Magicians Club (& Kindred Arts). By George Stock.163
- Spotlights from Hartford. By Clarence T. Hubbard.163
- Midwest Magic. By Leslie P. Guest.163
- Trouping Around in Magic. By Max Holden.164
Shooting Thru The Needle. By U. F. Grant.164
Photos: John Mulholland, Silent Mora, Hal Rouclere, Dr. Wilson, Billy Marr, W. E. Floyd, Dr. Tarbell, Harry Rouclere, Vic. Miller, A. B. Harrington and F. G. Thayer.165
Benny Bingo. By Quincy Kilby.166
A Card Mind-Reading. By Harry Hanaoka.166
MAGIC. T. Page Wright and William Larsen Jr.167
- Notions for Necromancers.167
- The Ghost Watch.167
- Variations With a Plug Box.168
- Sinking The Ship.168
- A Cup and Ball Move.168
- The Bookkeeper's Slate.169
- Cards That Rise.170
New Flower and Wine Production from a Paper Cone. By H. J. Burlingame.171
Tele-Photo, A Card Effect. By Harry Hanaoka.171
Haenchen's Haunted Hanky Tube.172
The Penetration Coin Frame. By S. Wacker.173
Magicians That I Have Met. By Dr. Richard Rowe.173
Editorial.174
A Suggestion For Producing A Rabbit. By Johnny Dolittle.174
When Knox the Wizard Came to Town. By Quincy Kilby.175

NO. 6: AUGUST 1927
Amac185
Eugene Field. By Qunicy Kilby.185
The World of Magic.186
- Chicago Assembly No. 3. By Kolar.186
- The Philadelphia Assembly No. 4.187
- Society of Osiris Magicians Inc. By Thos. C. Worthington.187
- News and Nonsense. By Ray Vaughn.187
- Oakland Magic Circle. Reported by R. S. Balley.188
- The Cincinnati Magicians' Club. By Geo. Stock.188
- Knights of Magic. By Paul Cottlow.188
- Trouping Around in Magic. By Max Holden.188
- Squawks. By William Frazee (Meyenberg).189
- Magic Here and There - Formerly "Midwest Magic". By Leslie P. Guest.190
- A Visit With Al Baker. By John Braun.191
- Melbourne Magical Murmurings. By Charles Wicks.191
- Scottish Conjurers' Association, Annual General Meeting.191
MAGIC. T. Page Wright and William Larsen Jr.192
- Fantasies with Frames.192
Chats. By Kolar.196
Literature.196
Foreign Reviews. By Baffles.196
Kinks. The Handkerchief Under the Tumbler. Frederick DeMuth.197
Impromptu Entertainment. By Harry Hanaoka.197
A Spirit Card Trick. By Harry Hanaoka.197
A Three-Ring Circus in a Suit Case. By Baffles.197
Reminiscences of a Magician. By Frederick Eugene Powell.198
Club Performers Read This - Grant's Patter For The Afghan Bands. By U. F. Grant.199
The Magic Wand and Card. By Ben R. Fields.199
Max Holden Night at Pittsfield, Mass. By U. F. Grant.199
"Cigarette Magic - It Satisfies" By Nelson C. Hahne.200
Grants Mr. Cig. Mystery. By U. F. Grant.201
Grants Vanishing and Reappearing Bowl Gold Fish. By U. F. Grant.201
An Idea. By U. F. Grant.201
Slickery. By Baffles.201
Editorial.202
A Flag Transformation. By Bert Douglas.204
Magic Checkers. By Bert Douglas.204
Variation in Presentation of Kolar's Card Gallows. By Harry Hanaoka.204
Magic Periodical History. By John Mulholland and Milton A. Bridges.205
Novel Vanishing Wand. By Bert Douglas.205

NO. 7: SEPTEMBER 1927
Jay Palmer and Doreen.217
An Apology to my Subscribers and Advertisers.217
The World of Magic.218
- Chicago Assembly No. 3. By Kolar.218
- Philadelphia Assembly No. 4. By Eli Hackman.218
- Magicians of Northeastern Ohio Report on their Second Annual Picnic. By Clayton the Magician.218
- Society of Osiris Magicians. By Thos. C. Worthington.219
- Knights of Magic.219
- Squawks. By William Frazee (Meyenberg).219
- Trouping Around in Magic. By Max Holden.220
- Magic Here And There. By Leslie P. Guest.221
- Scraps From Scotland. By James B. Findlay.221
- News and Nonsense. By Ray Vaughn.221
- A Visit with McDonald Birch. By John Brown.222
- Al Baker, Comedian. By C. T. (Cliff) Green.222
- Frederick Eugene Powell. Dean of American Magicians. Reminiscences of a Magician.226
- Foreign Reviews. By Baffles.227
Magic Periodical History. By John Mulholland and Milton A. Bridges.228
The Vanishing Alarm Clock. By Chet Regar.228
The Flying Clock. By Bert Douglas.228
Frank Werner. An Appreciation. By Leo Rullman.229
Francis J. Werner. By Richard Van Dien.229
Francis J. Werner. By Servais Le Roy.229
The Council of Nine. Founded 1927.229
Card Tricks by Jay Palmer Do You Know?229
The Flying Card. By Willie Johnson.229
Editorial.230
Literature.232
Variations to Work with Kolar's Card Trick. By U. F. Grant.233
The Vanishing Wand. By U. F. Grant.233
If I Could Do. By U. F. Grant.233
New Grant's Telephone Trick. Grant's Tell The Truth Telephone.233
Vest Pocket Magic News. By S. B. Blodgett.234
Marked Deck. By Harry Hanaoka.234
The Improved 27 Card Trick. By Leopold Figner.234
Safety Machik. By Lou Brent.235
A Card on the Ribbon. By Harry Hanaoka.235
Production Cabinet. By C. E. Knille.235
Chats. By Kolar.236
The Magician's Rabbit.236
Cracked.236
MAGIC. By T. Page Wright and William Larsen Jr.236a
- Arabian Night Adventures.236a
- The Flying Carpet.236a
- The Magic Wishing Ring.236b
- The Palace of Aladdin.236b
A Simplified Mechanical Pack. By "Wacker".236d
Cigarette Through Handkerchief. By Nelson C. Hahne.237

NO. 8: OCTOBER 1927
Hardeen.257
Chats. By Kolar.257
M.U.M.258
- Officers 1927-1928.258
- Notice.258
- The New Constitution.258
- The Society of American Magicians (Parent Assembly). By Richard Van Dien.259
- Chicago News. By Kolar.259
- Philadelphia Assembly No. 4. By Eli Hackman.260
- Queen City Mysticisms Assembly No. 11. By John Braun.260
- Squawks. By William Frazee (Meyenberg).261
Magic Here and There. By Leslie P. Guest.261
Knights of Magic. By Paul Cottlow.262
Doings of the Cleveland Magicians. By C. G. Brown.262
Down Boston Way. By Frank Lane.262
News and Nonsense. By Ray Vaughn.262
Atlanta Society of Magicians. By H. R. Hulse.262
Society of Osiris Magicians. By Thos. C. Worthington.263
Oakland Magic Circle. By R. S. Bailey.263
Route of Birch, The Magician.263
Trouping Around in Magic. By Max Holden.264
Magic Periodical History. By John Mulholland and Milton A. Bridges.265
Literature.266
- Literary Reviews. By Milton A. Bridges, M. D.266
- Foreign Reviews. By Baffles.267
MAGIC. T. Page Wright and William Larsen Jr.268
- Spectacular Mysteries.268
- The Boudoir of the Dancing Girl.268
- From a Spanish Screen.270
Kinks. By Frederick DeMuth.271
Editorial.272
- To All Readers of the Sphinx and to all Members of Every Magical Society in Every Country and Clime, Especially Members of the I.B.M.272
An Egg Experiment. By Frank Herbert.274
Grant's Mystic Ray. By U. F. Grant.274
If I Could Do. By U. F. Grant.274
Illusions. By Dazzello.275
A Relocation Card Trick.275
A Magician Goes to Work. By N. D. Cochran.275
The 27 Card Trick. By Maurice Lenser.276
An Open Letter to Mr. Wallace, Magician, Durham. By Prof. Sekhar.276
Are Magicians Born or Made? By Wallace the Magician.276
The Old Gift Show. By E. P. Conran.277
Scottish Conjurers Association - Annual Outing.278

NO. 9: NOVEMBER 1927
Cardini.301
M.U.M.302
- Society of American Magicians, Parent Assembly. R. Van Dien.302
- Houdini Monument Unveiling, Oct. 30th, 1927, Machpelah Cemetery, Cypress Hills, Brooklyn, N.Y.302
- Chicago Assembly No. 3. By Kolar.303
- Philadelphia Assembly No. 4.303
- Queen City Mysticisms Assembly No. 11. By John Braun.304
- Minneapolis Assembly No. 12. By Edwin V. Manchester.304
- Worcester Assembly No. 16. By Willard S. Smith.304
Knights of Magic. By Paul Cottlow.305
Cincinnati Magicians Club.305
Houdini Club of Philadelphia. By Billy McNutt.305
Cincinnati Magicians' Club. By C. L. Dodson.305
News From Pittsfield, Mass. By U. F. Grant.306
Notes From Batavia, N.Y. By Wm. A. Russell.306
Society of Osiris Magicians. By Thos. C. Worthington.306
The Los Angeles Society of Magicians. By T. W. McGrath.306
Squawks. By William Frazee (Meyenberg).307
Trouping Around in Magic. By Max Holden.307
Magic Here And There. By Leslie P. Guest.308
Oakland Magic Circle. By R. S. Bailey.309
Route of Gus Fowler 1927-1928.309
Route of the Ushers - Harry and Francis in Fifty Years From Now.309
News and Nonsense. By Ray Vaughn.309
Frederick Eugene Powell. Dean of American Magicians.310
Magic Periodical History. By John Mulholland and Milton A. Bridges.311
Literary Reviews. By Milton H. Burgess: The Magician Monthly, Vol. 23, No. 9; Tarbell's Magic Lesson No. 39; The Outlook on Magic No. 3; Leat's Leaflets No. 14; Tarbell's System of Magic Lesson 38; The Linking Ring, Vol. 7, No. 2; Edward Bagshawe's Magical Journal, Vol. 1, No. 2; The Magic Wand and Magical Review, Vol 16. No. 135.312
Literature.313
Chats. By Kolar.313
MAGIC. By T. Page Wright and William Larsen Jr.314
- Chronicles of Court Conjuring.314
- The Crown Jewels.314
- The Intrigue in the Queen's Boudoir.316
- The King of Tinkerville.316
Kinks - E. Z. Spook Pictures. By Frederick DeMuth.317
On the Last Days of Magic - A Wail. By Wm. Larsen Jr.318
The Man in the Tweed Cap. By U. F. Grant.319
"Penciltration Matchik". By Lou Brent.319
Editorial.320
Ervin's Telepathic Prediction - A Swami Presentation of the "Psychic Ball". By Dr. E. G. Ervin.322
The Origin of the Rainbow. By Russell.322
A Comedy Color Change. By Harry Hanaoka.323
The Corks and Plates. By Will Blyth.323
Cardini's Novel Card Manipulation Act With Gloves, Hat, Cane and Handkerchief. By Cardini.324

NO. 10: DECEMBER 1927
Kolar. By Dr. Harlan Tarbell.349
The Nicotine Club - We Expose Everything.349
M.U.M. Edited by John Mulholland.350
- The Society of American Magicians (Parent Assembly). By Richard Van Dien.350
- Pleasure After Business - Parent Assembly No. 1.351
- Another Victory For Magic.351
- The Ladies' Night Entertainment of the Parent Assembly.351
- Chicago Assembly No. 3. By Kolar.352
- Philadelphia Assembly No. 4. By James Shannon.352
- Queen City Mystics Assembly No. 11. By John Braun.353
- Doings in Cleveland. By Clayton Brown.353
- Syracuse Assembly No. 14. By H. Nye Joslyn.353
Knights of Magic. By Paul Cottlow.354
Society of Osiris. By Thos. C. Worthington.354
News From Pittsfield, Mass. By U. F. Grant.354
Trouping Around in Magic. By Max Holden.355
Squawks. By William Frazee.355
Magic Here and There. By Leslie P. Guest.356
Oakland Magic Circle. By R. S. Bailey.356
Magicians' Club of Pittsburgh. By Ray Vaughn.357
The Spokane Mystic Club. By E. Vaughn Klein.357
Hollywood Mystic 27 Holds Brilliant Session. By Adam Hull Shirk.357
Frederick Eugene Powell. Dean of American Magicians.358
Patterisms. By Ray Vaughn.360
The I.B.M. From Leat's Leaflets No. 15.360
A Magical Demonstration. By F. H. Steen.361
Scottish Conjurors' Association. By James B. Findlay.361
Scraps from Scotland. By James B. Findlay.361
MAGIC. By T. Page Wright and William Larsen Jr.362
- Sorcery with Sand.362
- Artistic Sand.362
- Black Sands About the Black Sea.362
- The Tide in the Black Sea.363
- Penetrating Sand.363
- The Patriotic Sands.364
A Nutty Trick. By Kenneth Kline.364
Magic And Your Magic Dealer. By Donald Holmes.366
A Card Location. By Harry Hanaoka.366
Magic Periodical History. By John Mulholland and Milton A. Bridges.367
Editorial.368
Charles Milton Chase. By W. E. Floyd.369
A Point To A Clip. By Baffles.369
Foreign Reviews. By Baffles.370
Books of Yesterday. By Leo Rullman: Discoverie of Witchcraft; Pinetti's Physical Amusements.370
A Pocket Trick. By James S. Johnston.371
Chats. By Kolar.371
Illusions. By Dazzello.372
Gravitation Card Rising. By Wacker.372
"Colortell" By Eddie Clever.372
"Toucho" By Eddie Clever.372
Photo: The Tomb of Houdini.373
How's Your Memory? By Leo Rullman.373
Useful Things Worth Knowing. By Willie Johnson.373
How's Your Memory? Answers.374
A Talk on Magic. By James C. Wobensmith.374
Lindberg's Flight. By U. F. Grant.375
Making Magic Popular. By T. Page Wright.375

NO. 11: JANUARY 1928
Harry Rouclere, "The Flying Boniface".397
Chats. By Kolar.397
M.U.M. Edited by John Mulholland.398
- Parent Assembly No. 1. By Richard Van Dien.398
- Chicago Assembly No. 3. By Kolar.399
- Philadelphia Assembly No. 4. By Eli Hackman.399
- Queen City Mysticisms Assembly No. 11. By John Braun.400
- Letter of Appreciation from Thurston.400
- The Advent and Brief History of Magic Fraternal Societies in the United States of America. By Oscar S. Teale.400
News and Nonsense. By Ray Vaughn.402
Knights of Magic. By Paul Cottlow.403
Squawks. By William Frazee.403
Magic Here and There. By Leslie P. Guest.403
Society of Osiris Magicians. By Thos. C. Worthington.404
Tom Worthington's Temple of Magic. By Henry R. Evans.404
Cleveland Doings. By Clayton G. Brown.404
Demons' Club, Baltimore, MD. By Lee Hurley.405
The Los Angeles Society of Magicians. By T. W. McGrath.405
The Pyramid Club, Baltimore, MD.405
Magical News From Hollywood. By Adam Hull Shirk.405
Pittsburgh Association of Magicians. By Ray Vaughn.405
Trouping Around in Magic. By Max Holden.406
Frederick Eugene Powell. Dean of American Magicians.407
Books of Yesterday. By Leo Rullman: Hocus Pocus Junior; Rouge et Noir, "Persius"; A Rare Spanish Work.408
Literature. Tarbell System, Lesson 43; "And A Pack Of Cards", Jak Merlin; A Card Mystery "Merlin's Master Miracles"; "Merlin At The Card Table"; "The Book Of Secrets"; "The Novelty Act De Luxe With Watches And Clocks" by Heverly the Great; "Volume 8" Percy Naldrett.409
Magic Periodical History. By John Mulholland and Milton A. Bridges.410
Magic In Many Lands. By Baffles.411
Editorial.412
Brother Member. By William Larsen Jr.415
Patter - Relevant and Irrelevant. By Grant Stuart.415
The Nicotine Club, We Expose Everything.415
Suggestions. By U. F. Grant.416
The Mystic Rabbit. By Henry Peden.416
Christmas Magis and Keating in New York. By John Mulholland.417
Efficient Evangeline. By William Larsen Jr.418
MAGIC. By T. Page Wright and William Larsen Jr.419
- Magical Reducing.419
- The Reducing Record.419
- Tennis Made Easy.419
- The Reducing Pill.422
- Auto-Suggested.422
The Crazy Aces. By Glenn G. Gravatt.423
Illusions. By Dazzello.423

NO. 12: FEBRUARY 1928
Len Vintus. 445
M.U.M. Edited by John Mulholland.446
- Society of American Magicians Parent Assembly No. 1.By Richard Van Dien.446
- Trustee's Report of the Parent Assembly of the Society of American Magicias.447
- Saturday Evening, February 4 1926.447
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- Philadelphia Assembly No. 4. By Eli Hackman.449
- St. Louis Magic Notes. By Ben R. Badley.449
Demons Club of Baltimore Magicians.450
Notes. By Wm. A. Russel.450
Atlanta Society of Magicians. By Fred J. Coolege, Jr.450
Society of Osiris Magicians. By Thomas C. Worthington, III.450
Cincinnati Magicians Club. By E. L. Dodson.451
Cercle Magique. By T. J. Crawford.451
Knigths of Magic.By Roger Gautier.451
Oakland Magic Circle. By R. S. Bailey.451
The Thurston Banquet in Pittsburgh. By Ray Vaughn.452
Magic from Manylands. By Baffles.452
Trouping Around in Magic. By Max Hodlen.453
Magic Here and There. By Leslie P. Guest.454
Squawks. William Frazee.454
"Magic A Dollar A Minute." By George W. Stock.455
Chats. By Kolar: Sincerety.455
Frederick Eugene Powell. Dean of American Magicians. Reminiscences of a Magician.456
The Magic Wand. Vol. 17, No. 136.457
The Advent and Brief History of Magic Fraternal Societies in the United States of America.458
Magic Periodical History. By John Mulholland and Milton A. Bridges.460
Books of Yesterday. By Leo Rullman.461
Literature. Tarbell System, Lesson 45.461
- Richmonds Book of Patter, By Herbert M. Richmond; Edward Bagshawe's Magical Journal, Vol. 1, No. 3; One Hundred More Parlor Tricks and Problems; Tales of Magic and Mystery; Magic Circular, Vol. 22, No. 248; Vol. 22, No. 249; The Nikola Card System.462
Editorial.462
Illusions. By Dazzello.465
A Voice of Encouragement. By David E. Swift.465
Betty Jane Kolar. By C. C. Shepherd.465
Al Baker's Phantasies.465
A New Cut And Restored Tape. By Nelson C. Hahne.466
The "Simplicity" Ball Vanish. By Charlton F. Chute.466
Booth's Spirit Printing. By John Booth.467
Who will it be? By U. F. Grant.467
Magic. By T. Page Wright and William Larsen.468
- Flower Fantasies.468
- Flowers From Sand.468
- Flower Catching Improved.469
- Rapid Flower Growth.470
- A Three Tube Flowergrowth.470
Just A Suggestion. By Ray Vaughn.471
Letter from David Bamberg.471
Max Holden Authority on Magic.472
Newsy Notes. By U. F. Grant.472
A Tribute to "Keene" the magician. By William Wagner.472
Australian Magician Association. By Charles Wicks.472
Just By Way of Comparison.473
Australian Tattle.473
Super Memory. By Harry Hanaoka.474
Second Sight Card Effect. By Mechem T. McLaun.474

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