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VOLUME 28

NO. 1: MARCH 1929
Frederick Eugene Powell.5
M.U.M. Edited by John Mulholland.6
- The Society of American Magicians (Parent Assembly).By Richard Van Dien.6
- Ladies' Night Entertainment.6
- Chicago Assembly No. 3. By E. A. Gylleck.8
- Boston Assembly No. 9. By Leland C. Wyman.8
- Doings from Cleveland Society of American Magicians No. 10. By Harry Hunsinger.9
- Pittsburgh Assembly 18 News. By Jean G. Foley.9
The Powell Testimonial. By Oscar S. Teale.10
New Magic Club Formed At Nashville. By David Rose.10
Hollywood Mystic No. 27. By Adam Hull Shirk.11
Cercle Magique of Nashville Books of Yesterday. By T. J. Crawford.11
Atlanta Society of Magicians.11
Squawks. By William Frazee.12
Trouping around in magic with Max Holden.12
Magic News From Many Lands. By Baffles.13
Gossip and Gimmick. By John Mulholland.14
Publications in Review. By Milton A. Bridges: More Manipulative Magic, by Charles C. Eastman; Edward Bagshawe's Magical Journal; The Magic Circular, February 1929; The Zodiac, Vol. 1., No. 5; John Mulholland, Author.15
Books of Yesterday. By Leo Rullman.15
Chats. By Kolar.16
Out of the Dragon's Mouth. The Lure of the Cigarette: Cigarette to Carnation; Swallowing a Lighted Cigarette; Cigarette Production.16
An Old One. By Oswald Rae.17
A Sure Fire Restoration. By Ross.17
The Ace of All Colors. By Baffles.17
Editorial.18
MAGIC. By T. Page Wright and William Larsen.20
- Timely Magic.20
- A Shadow Box Clock Production.20
- The Ribbon Clock Production.20
- The Time Transmitter.21
- A Visit to Uncle Benny's.21
- A Pickpocket Problem.22
- A Simple Alarm Clock Vanish.22
- The L. W. Nest of Boxes.22
The Amateur Department. Edited by William Larsen and T. Page Wright.24
- Meditations of the Editors.24
- Wherein An Alarm Clock Vanishes. By W. G. Conrad.24
- A Super-Reverse Problem. By Judson Brown.25
- The Transformer Card. By Jack McMillen.25
- Two Tricks with Cards. By Joe Berg.25
- Magic For Children. By Charles Waller.26
- Cigarette and Fire. By J. C. Walter.27
- Billiard Ball Routine. By Commander Charles Churchill Slayton.27
- "A Jug of Wine" By Howard Savage.28
- Watch and Glove Idea. By Lu Brent and Skorko.28
- Anent Eggs. By W. O. Turner.28
- The Golden Fruit. By Vernon J. Weimert.28
- Contributors' Addresses.29
- Closing Comment.29

NO. 2: APRIL 1929
Cyril Yettmah "The Magician".45
A New Cigarette Flourish. By Baffles.45
M.U.M. Edited by John Mulholland.46
- The Society of American Magicians (Parent Assembly No. 1) By Richard Van Dien.46
- Entertainment After Meeting.47
- By-Laws of the Parent Assembly of the Society of American Magicians.47
- Powerful Radio-Keith-Orpheum Circuit Backs Up Expose Committee.49
- Chicago Assembly No. 3.50
- Notes From Golden Gate Assembly No. 2. By Dr. George T. Compton.51
- Doings from Cleveland No. 10. By Harry Hunsinger.51
- Philadelphia Assembly No. 4.52
- New Haven Magical Society Assembly No. 15.52
- Pittsburgh Assembly 18 News. By Jean G. Foley.53
Atlanta Society of Magicians. By A. G. De Vaughn.53
Knights of Magic. By Roger Gautier.53
Demons' Club. Earle G. Heyl.53
Magic in San Francisco. By Farrance.54
Squawks. By William Frazee.54
Trouping around in magic with Max Holden.54
Magic News from Many Lands. By Baffles.55
Publications in Review. By Milton A. Bridges: The L. W. Mental and Spirit Mysteries, by William Larsen and T. P. Wright; The L. W. Card Mysteries, by William Larsen and T. P. Wright; The L. W. Mindreading Mysteries, by T. Page Wright and William Larsen; The Magic Wand, Vol. 18, No. 141; The Magic Circular Vol. 23, No. 262; The Tarbell System, Lesson No. 59; Magic From "Below", by Charles Waller.56
Books of Yesterday. By Leo Rullman.57
A New Deck Vanish. By Baffles.57
Editorial.58
Magic for Magicians. By John Mulholland.62
Gossip and Gimmick. By John Mulholland.63
Rullman Takes the Prize with new Quarters. By David J. Lustig (La Vellma).63
The Amateur Department. Edited by William Larsen and T. Page Wright.64
- Meditations of the Editors.64
- One-Man Sealed Message Reading. By W. G. Conrad.64
- A Trio of Card Effects. By Commander Charles Churchill Slayton.64
- The Mystic Touch. By Jack McMillen.65
- A Matter of Record. By Judson Brown.66
- A Novel Coin Move. By Murray Sumner.66
- The Card in the Mirror. By Howard Bestul.66
- Thought Materialized. By H. H. McHenry.67
- Chips off the old Block. By S. H. Sharpe.67
- Magic for Children. By Charles Waller.67
- Contributos' Addresses.68
- The Psychic Contest.68
- In The Meantime.68
- Closing Comments.68
MAGIC. By T. Page Wright and William Larsen.69
- Sorceristic Slates.69
- The Photographic Slates.69
- The Three Slate Test.70
- An Automatic Writing Test.70
- The Slate of the Swami.71
- The Ultra Book Test.71
- Television.71
Chats. By Kolar.72
The Cane, the Ring and teh Box. By Will Goldston.72

NO. 3: MAY 1929
Bernard M. L. Ernst.85
M.U.M. Edited by John Mulholland.86
- The Society of American Magicians (Parent Assembly). By Richard Van Dien.86
- The Society of American Magicians Parent Assembly No. 1. By S. L. Quimby.87
- Entertainment after Meeting.87
- Fourth Ladies' Night.87
- Who's Who at the National Conference. By I. I. Altman.88
- Society American Magicians, Chicago Assembly No. 3. By E. A. Gylleck.89
- Philadelphia Assembly No. 4. By Doc Endlich.90
- Boston Assembly No. 9. By Leland C. Wyman.90
- Doings from Cleveland No. 10. By Harry Hunsinger.91
- Queen City Mystics Assembly No. 11. By John Braun.91
- Central City Assembly No. 14. By Eldred R. Hall.91
- The Pittsburgh Association of Magicians, No. 18. By Jean G. Foley.91
MAGIC. By T. Page Wright and William Larsen.92
- Mindreading Marvels.92
- One Man Mindreading No. I.92
- One Man Mindreading No. II.93
- One Man Mindreading No. III.93
- The X-Ray Box.94
- Two Person Mindreading.94
Hewitt's Mental Effect.95
A Dandy Book Test. By U. F. Grant.95
The Amateur Department. Edited by William Larsen and T. Page Wright.96
- Meditations of the Editors.96
- A Big Feature. By T. J. Crawford.96
- Some Backhand Manipulations. By Howard Thurston.96
- Flight of the Doves. By W. G. Conrad.97
- The Insistent Tray. By T. J. Crawford.97
- The Futuristic Camera. By Jack McMillen and Judson Brown.97
- Pure Thought Transference. By Gerald Lynton Kaufman.98
- Impossible Mind Reading. By Commander C. C. Slayton.98
- Magic for Children. By Charles Waller.98
- Penetration Cards. By Joseph Rukus.99
- Sucker Handkerchief Frame. By George Pfister.100
- Contributors' Addresses.100
- Important.100
- In Conclusion.100
Out of the Dragon's Mouth.101
"A Souvenir from the Battle of Chateau Thierry".101
A Ball Effect. By F. C. Haenchen, Jr.101
Publications in Review. By Milton A. Bridges: The Magic Circular, Vol. 23, No. 263; More Conjuring for Children, by De Vega; Take a Card, by Jack McMillen and Judson Brown; The Magician Monthly, Vol. 25, No. 3; Edward Bagshawe's Magical Journal, Vol. 2, No. 5; The Zodiac, Vol. 1, No. 6.102
Books of Yesterday. By Leo Rullman.102
Gossip and Gimmick. By John Mulholland.103
Editorial.104
Trouping around in magic with Max Holden.106
Magic News from Many Lands. By Baffles.107
Literature.108
Chats. By Kolar.108
The Los Angeles Society of Magicians. By T. W. McGrath.109
News from Pittsfield, Mass. By U. F. Grant.109
Denver Magicians' Association.110
"Guest Magician Night" A Great Success. By John A. Haley.110
Society of Osiris Magicians. By Thos. C. Worthington.110
Notes from Newark. By James McKnight.111
Scottish Society of Magicians.111
S. C. A. Meetings.111
The British Magical Society.112
Australian Society of Magicians.112
For the Blocks of Wang Foo. By John W. Frye.112
Patter for the Vanishing Wand.112

NO. 4: JUNE 1929
William R. Walsh.125
M.U.M. Edited by John Mulholland.126
- President's Message. By Hardeen.126
- Member list.126
- Society of American Magicians (Parent Assembly). By Richard Van Dien.128
- The Dinner and Show.129
- The National Conference.129
- Magic and the S.A.M.130
- Exposures via Radio.130
- S.A.M. Policy Explained to Major Radio Stations.130
- Boston Assembly No. 9. By Leland C. Wyman.130
- Doings from Cleveland No. 10. By Harry Hunsinger.131
- Central City Assembly No. 14. By Clarence M. Richter.131
MAGIC. By T. Page Wright and William Larsen.132
- A Problem in Production.132
- A "Challenge" Vanish.133
- A Production Frame.133
- A Tumbler Vanish.134
- A Vanish of a Bowl of Confetti.134
"Mindreading Improvement". By John Booth.135
The Burnt and Restored Bill. By Wilbur H. Pratt.135
Cigarette Magic. By Morris Bernstein.135
Patter for Thimble Trick. By Geo. L. Horn.135
The Amateur Department. Edited by William Larsen and T. Page Wright.136
- The Last Meditation.136
- Introducing the winner of the current psychic contest. Mr. Howard Savage.136
- The Phantom Phone. By Howard Savage.136
- Further Psychic Mysteries. By Howard Savage.136
-- Just Picture It.136
-- Poltergeist.136
-- In Blood.136
-- What's Wrong With This Picture.136
-- All Sewed Up.137
-- Testimonial.137
-- Spirit Raps.137
-- A Ghostly Voice.137
-- Materialization.137
- Color Harmony. By Nelson Hahne.138
- A Modern Slate Test. By Eddie Clever.138
- The Sorceristic Smokes. By W. O. Turner.138
- A Stack of Slates. By Bakkman-Rosinoff.138
- Thought Pre-Determined. By W. G. Conrad.138
- "The Master Mind" By Nelson G. Hahne.139
- Six Pins on a Ribbon. By Gerald L. Kaufman.139
- Some Psychic Experiments. By Stewart James.139
-- Psycho-Dyne.139
-- Ghostly Graphology.140
-- Three Cheers.140
-- Phenomenal Phantasm.140
-- The Perfect Prediction.140
-- Modernized Slade Needle Test.140
-- Not Expected.140
-- A. Spirit, Secretary.140
-- Radio Mindreading.141
- Magic For Children. By Charles Waller.141
Gossip and Gimmick. By John Mulholland.143
Editorial.144
Doctor Wilson Night at Pittsfield, Mass. By U. F. Grant.145
Tricks and Magicians I Saw in New York. By U. F. Grant.146
Magical Varieties. By Haenchen.146
Harry Rouclere's Party. By John Mulholland.146
Publications in Review. By Milton A. Bridges: The Conjurer's Chronicle, Vol. 10, No. 3; The Thistle, Vol. 2, No. 3; Leat's Leaflets, No. 21; Edward Bagshawe's Magical Monthly, Vol. 2, No. 6; Tarbell System, No. 60; Magic, Vol. 3, No. 2; Some More Exquisite Conjuring, by Conradi; Super Mentality; The Magic Circular, Vol. 23, No. 264; The Magician Monthly, Vol. 25, No. 4; Catalogue (Palmer Gift Shop, Nelson Enterprises).147
Magic News From Many Lands. By Baffles.148
Trouping around in magic with Max Holden.148
Squawks. By William Frazee.149
Books of Yesterday. By Leo Rullman.150
Chats. By Kolar.150
Knights of Magic. By Abraham Israelson.151
Cincinnati Magicians' Club. By E. L. Dodsonn.151
The Los Angeles Society of Magicians. By T. W. McGrath.151
Society of Osiris Magicians. By Thomas C. Worthington III.152
Felix Blei Victim of Cupid's Dart.153
Challenge of the International Syndicate of Sleight-of-Hand Performers. By Agosta Meynier.153
Memory Extraordinary. By Fred M. Hammel.153
Lady or Gent. By U. F. Grant.153
Magical Tricks. By U. F. Grant: Pencil and Cord; Milko; Glassilkgo; The Hour.155
A Watch Act with a Comedy Finish. By U. F. Grant.155
Magic Gags. By Baffles.155
British Magical Society. By J. C. Frisby.155

NO. 5: JULY 1929
Leo Rullman.165
Literature.165
M.U.M. Edited by John Mulholland.166
- The July Show.166
- Ernst Sails.166
- Canons of Ethics.166
- S.A.M. Chicago Assemlby No. 3. By E. A. Gylleck.167
- S.A.M. Annual Show May 29, Kimball Hall, Chicago Assembly No. 3. By E. A. Gylleck.167
- Doings from Cleveland S.A.M. No. 10. By Harry Hunsinger.167
- Pittsburgh Assembly No. 18 News. By Roy P. Aurouze.167
- The New York Rotary and the S.A.M.168
- The S.A.M. Conference. By Edward Browne.168
The Houdini Club of Philadelphia.168
New from Pittsfield, Mass. By U. F. Grant.168
Colorado Conjurers' Club. From W. G. Conrad.169
Society of Osiris Magicians. Thomas C. Worthington III.169
Laurant Route, Chautauqua.169
Doings in Durham. By Wallace the Magician.170
Scottish Conjurers' Association Meetings.170
Scraps from Scotland. By James B. Findlay.170
S.C.A. Meetings. By Bro. Morkill.170
Trouping around in magic with Max Holden.171
Squawks. By William Frazee.172
Gossip and Gimmick. By John Mulholland.172
The Hindu Rope Trick. By Felix Blei.173
Publictions in Review. By Milton A. Bridges: Blackstone's Annual of Magic 1929; More Practical Patter for Practical Magicians, by Oswald Rae; The Magician Monthly, Vol. 25, No. 5; Crazy Stunts, by Harlan Tarbell.173
Deceptive Psychology. By Nelson C. Hahne.174
Books of Yesterday. By Leo Rullman: The Harry Price Collection.175
Little Journeys to the Homes of Magicians. By Grant Stuart.176
Magical Tricks. By U. F. Grant: Production of Alarm Clock Secret. Grant's Famous Horoscope Test.176
Two Card Effects. By T. John Roberts.176
Simple Silk Sorcery. By Oswald Rae.177
Original Lemon and Handkerchief Trick.177
Magical Varieties. By Haenchen: The Melting Pot178
Silk-A-Line. By Harry Lounie.179
Magic Department. By Baffles.180
- Foreword.180
- Lighted Cigarette Stunt. By Baffles.180
- Flower Transposition. By Baffles.180
- Stage Cups and Balls. By Baffles.180
- A Milk Eau Routine. By Wilfrid Jonson.180
- Sympathetic Aces. By Dr. Leo Levi.180
- A Coin Move. By Chas. A. Leedy.181
- Your Name, Your Card. By Dave Bell.181
- The Wang Foo Blocks Revised. By T. J. Crawford.181
Editorial.182
A Plea for Magic.182
A Houdini Needed/183
The Pearl Thief. By C. F. Waite.183
The Elusive Egg and Matches. By Henry Tunstill.183
Peterson's New Card and Glass Production. By Professor Peterson.184
Heygate's "Magical Methods" By Cecil Heygate.185

NO. 6: AUGUST 1929
Royal L. Vilas.197
A Comedy Effect with the Multiplying Billiard Balls. By H. R. Hulse.197
The 20th Century Handkerchief Trick Re-Dressed. By Wilford Hutchinson.197
A Safe Bet. By Otto Waldmann.197
M.U.M. Edited by John Mulholland.198
- The Society of American Magicians (Parent Assembly). By R. Van Dien.198
- An Interesting Letter from the President of the S.A.M. By Bernard M. L. Ernst.198
- New Haven Magic Society Assembly No. 15. By "Knappy".199
Pittsburgh Assembly News. By Roy P. Aurouze.199
Notes From Newark. By James McKnight.199
The Houdini Club of Philadelphia.200
News from Pittsfield, Mass. By U. F. Grant.200
A Trip to New York. By U. F. Grant.200
Society of Osiris Magicians. By Thos. C. Worthington, III.201
Magicians Surprise Themselves. From Adam Hull Shirk.201
Four Foolish Features. By William Ball.201
Trouping around in magic with Max Holden.202
Squawks. By William Frazee.202
Gossip and Gimmick. By John Mulholland.203
Books of Yesterday. By Leo Rullman.204
Harry Price's Catalogue of Magical Literature. By John Mulholland.204
Clement de Lion, the first and original King of Billiard Balls.204
Dispersed Notes About Magic. By Clement de Lion.205
Sarcasticisms. By Joe Lawrence.205
Impromptu Tricks. By James Abbott: The Elusive Cigarette Paper; Naming the Card Turned Up.206
The Assistant in the Suit Case. By Otto Waldmann.206
Magical Varieties. By Haenchen: The Melting Pot.207
Impromptu Tricks. By James Abbott: Swallowing a Match; A Torn Cigarette Paper Restored.207
Magic Dept. Edited by Baffles.208
- The Dollar Demon. By Baffles.208
- Why Study Magic? By Dr. Thomas Tapper.209
- Some Ideas. By Charles Leedy.209
- Miscellaneous Ideas. By Nelson C. Hahne.209
- The Square-Oblong Puzzle. By Bela Kish.210
- The Perplexing Penny. By Jack McMillen.210
The Gossipy Queens. By Judsop Brown.211
The Delveen Cigarette Trick. By Delveen, the Mystic.211
Exclusive Nixon Mysteries. By "Doc" Nixon.212
Improved "Eggs in the Hat". By Laurence W. Spitari.213
The Excello Glass Trick. By Herbert E. Naylor.213
Editorial.214
A New Card Frame. By Robertson-Keene.216
The Miser's Dream. By Vern-Lewis.216
A New Spiritualistic Skit. Invented by Mr. Nevil Maskelyne: "The Bloomsbury Proper-ganders of Spiritualism".217

NO. 7: SEPTEMBER 1929
Simon Cottlow.229
Artistry and Atmosphere. By Wallace, the Magician.229
M.U.M. Edited by John Mulholland.230
- Golden Gate Assembly No. 2.230
- Chicago Assembly No. 3. By Homar H. Woulffe.230
Testimonial Dinner to "El Barto".231
Society of Osiris Magicians. By Thos. C. Worthington, III.231
The Houdini Club of Philadelphia.231
News From Pittsfield, Mass. By U. F. Grant.232
Just A Little News for the Sphinx. By John A. Haley.232
Oakland Magic Circle, Oakland California.232
Cincinnati Magicians' Club.232
Australian Magicians' Association. By Charles Wicks.232
Scraps from Scottland. By James B. Findlay.233
Squawks. By William Frazee.234
Holden Magic Co. Opens at 313 West 42 St., New York City.234
Magic Around New York. By Max Holden.234
Fred Keating. Introduced by John Mulholland.235
Fathom. By Jack McMillen.235
Books of Yesterday. By Leo Rullman.236
Gossip and Gimmick. By John Mulholland.236
Courts Bans Bannister. Better Business Bureau Acts On Advertising of Mystic. Reported by E. V. Klein.237
What Can Be Done, About Exposing? By Willard S. Smith.237
A Social Affair. By A. J. Bernhardt.238
An Actual Occurence. By Grant Stuart.238
I Told You So. By U. F. Grant.238
The Punch Board Prediction. By U. F. Grant.238
Pages from the Life of a Magician. By Harry Rouclere.239
Magic Department. Edited by Baffles Brush.240
- A New Cut. By Sid Lorraine.240
- The Wonders of Science. By Everett Murphy.240
- Po Tree. By C. A. Leedy.240
- Another Spelling Card Effect. By Nelson C. Hahne.240
- An Improved Rising Card Wand. By Carl Loesch.241
- "Booth's Mystery Silks" By John Booth.241
- The Blank Card Mystery. By Frederick E. Poole, Jr.242
- Announcement - Prize Contests.242
The L. W. Cut and Restored Creations. By T. Page Wright and William Larsen.242
- The Simplicity Rope Restoration.243
- A Block and Cord Experiment.243
- The Life Saver.243
- The Package Cord Mystery.244
- A Rubber Band Restoration.244
- A Remarkable Ribbon.244
- Super-Sewing.245
Editorial.246
A Short Catechism.246
Psychic Department. Edited by "Hewitt".248
- "Hewitts" Red, White and Blue.248
- A Few Words Concerning the Contest. By Delman W. Jenkins.248
- One Man Mindreading Supreme. By William R. Cliff.248
- Seymour's Musical Telepathy. By Seymour Davis.249
- Seymour's Pocket Seance. By Seymour Davis.249
- Jack Miller's Ex-Ray Card Reading Stunt. By Jack Miller.250
- Spirit Writing. By Eddie Howard.250
- News and Doings of the Mentalists in New York.250
Out of the Dragons Mouth. "Phantom Fires"; Color Changing Lighted Cigarette; "Cigarette to Silk".250
Chats. By Kolar.251
Work for Amateurs. By Roland Carterete.251
In India. A Magical Playlet in One Act By Edward M. Massey.252
Magical Varieties. By Haenchen: The Melting Pot.254

NO. 8: OCTOBER 1929
Doc Nixon.277
M.U.M. Edited by John Mulholland.278
- The Society of American Magicians (Parent Assembly).278
- Parent Assembly Society of American Magicians. Winter Program.279
- Entertainment After October Meeting.279
- Golden Gate Assembly No. 2. By Farrance.279
- Chicago Assembly No. 3.279
- Philadelphia Assembly No. 4. By James C. Wobensmith.280
- Boston No. 9. By Leland C. Wyman.280
- New Haven Magic Society No. 15. By "Knappy".280
- Pittsburgh Assembly No. 18. By Roy P. Aurouze.281
- Universal Pictures Corporation Expose Fundamental Secret of Many Illusions in "The Last Performance" but Upon Protest of S. A. M., Scene Eliminated From Picture. By I. I. Altman.281
Notes From the Oakland Magic Circle. By Lewis A. Miller.281
The Knights of Magic. By A. Israelson.282
Cincinnati Magicians' Club. By E. L. Dodson.282
The Houdini Club of Philadelphia.282
Notes from Newark. By James McKnight.282
Demons' Club. By Earle G. Heyl.283
News From Pittsfield, Mass. By U. F. Grant.283
Society of Osiris Magicians. By Thos. C. Worthington, III.283
Flashes From Hollywood. By Adam Hull Shirk.284
The Los Angeles Society of Magicians. By T. W. McGrath.284
Squawks. By William Frazee.285
Magic Around New York. By Max Holden.286
Books of Yesterday. By Leo Rullman.287
Publications in Review. By Milton A. Bridges: The Thistle; The Magician (Monthly), August 1929; Blackstone's Magic; Thelmo's First Book of Magic; Fraudulent Spiritualistic Phenomenon, by Rev. Doctor Richard Straussberg; Cut and Restored Rope Manipulation, by Darill Fitzkee; Will Andrade's Magical Review, No. 4; The Magic Wand, October-November 1929; Mental Magic, Bowman & Bard.287
Chats. By Kolar.288
The Diary of John William Sargent. During the Tour of the "Novelty Entertainer".289
Gossip and Gimmick. By John Mulholland.291
"Doc" Tarbell's Column. By Harlan Tarbell.292
Magical Varieties. By Haenchen.292
The Suspended Wand. By F. C. Haenchen, Jr.292
The L. W. Mysteries. By T. Page Wright and William Larsen.293
- Fan Fantasies.293
- The Fans and the Wind.293
- Production of Feather Fans.293
- The Sympathetic Fan.294
- The Cooling Fan.294
- The Trade Winds.295
- Fan Tan.295
Psychic Department. Edited by "Hewitt".298
- A Single Sitting Billet Reading and Slate Test. By Anneman.298
- Men-Telephoto-Pathy. By Delmas W. Jenkins.298
- The James Barton Dinner. Reported by Dr. Wm. M. Endlich.299
Magic Department. By Baffles.300
- The Bottle Baron. By Baffles.300
- Mr. George Pfister.300
- Harry E. Yoho. A Little Coin Sleight; An Another Coin Sleight.301
- R. L. Nixon. "Come In and Out"; "Egg Sandwich Through Glass"; "A New Tube for Vanish of Glass and Liquid".301
- William Wisnewski. "Ann Uther Block Penetration".301
- Dr. Leo Levi. The Whispering Weed.302
- Peter Roennan. The Triangle Drum.302
- T. J. Crawford. Phony Telepathy.302
- Dunlan. Simplified Spirit Manifestation in Full Light; Goffdernit.303
- Edward J. Fanley. Your Name, Your Card.303
- Frank Olkowski. A Mind-Reading Act.303
The Improved Nixon Duck Vanish Exclusive To Sphinx.304
The Mentalist's Library.304
Editorial.305
My Life of Magic. Howard Thurson.306
Booth's Magical Delicacies. Booth's Confetti Mystery. By John Booth.306
The Amateur. By Clement de Lion.306
Sarcasticisms. By Joe Lawrence.308
A Private Reading Method. By Frank C. Caton.308
A Crystal Gazing Act. By Frank C. Caton.308
Dice and Match Box Mystery. By U. F. Grant.308
A Boy Scout Item. By Will Blyth.309
Changeable Silks. By U. F. Grant.309
The Spirit Rapping Match. By U. F. Grant.309

NO. 9: NOVEMBER 1929
Louis E. Levassor.325
Card trick. Clayton W. Rosencrance.325
M.U.M. Edited by John Mulholland.326
- The Society of American Magicians (Parent Assembly). By Richard Van Dien.326
- Society of American Magicians Parent Assembly, Hotel McAlpin, New York City.326
- Magic's Debt to the Society of American Magicians. By I. I. Altman.327
- Chicago Assembly No. 3. By Charles A. Voelckel.328
- Philadelphia Assembly No. 4. By Dr. Wm. M. Endlich.328
- Boston Assembly No. 9. By Leland C. Wyman.329
- New Haven Magic Society.329
- Notes and News of Assembly No. 18, Pittsburgh, Pa. by Roy P. Anronze.330
Fred Keating - a New Era.330
Society of Osiris Magicians. By Thos. C. Worthington, III.330
Notes From Newark. By James McKnight.330
Atlanta Society of Magicians. By A. G. DeVaughn.331
Items From the Oakland Magic Circle, Oakland, California. By Lewis A. Miller.331
Demon's Club. By Earle G. Heyl.331
Magic Around New York City. By Max Holden.332
Squawks. By William Frazee.332
"Doc" Tarbell's Column. By Harlan Tarbell.333
The Diary of John William Sargent. During the Tour of the "Novelty Entertainer".334
Chats. By Kolar.335
Books of Yesterday. By Leo Rullman.336
Publications in Review. By Milton A. Bridges: My Life of Magic, By Howard Thurston; Bagshawe's Magical Journal; Leat's Leaflets No. 23; Blackstone's Secrets of Magic; "50 Easy Pocket Tricks", by Dr. Richard Rowe; The Magic Circular, October 1929.337
Gossip and Gimmick. By John Mulholland.338
The Flying Giants. By U. F. Grant.338
Patter for Annemann's Five Card Stabbing Mystery. By Herbert M. Richmond.338
The L. W. Mysteries. By T. Page Wright and William Larsen.339
- Stamp Sorcery.339
- Three Stamp Monte.339
- A Stamp Transposition.339
- Turning the Stamp.340
- All Wrong.340
- Faces Front.340
- The Strong Man.341
- The Stamp in the Walnut.341
Cigarette and Match Mystery. By U. F. Grant.341
Prince of Wales Stars as Magician.341
Magic Department. Edited by Baffles.342
- The Flower Contest:342
- A Double Flower Growth. By Somerset R. Waters.342
- A Bit of Hindu Magic. By Henry Haldane.342
- The Prolific Catalog. By Tom Bowyer342
- The Boudoir Bouquet. By Dunlan.342
- The Crystal Box. By Dunlan.343
- Say It With Flowers. By Stewart James.343
- Pretty Posy Poser. By Stewart James.343
- Success and Flowers. By Stewart James.343
- Indoor Mango Trick. By H. Savage.344
- A Flower Novelty Act. By H. Savage.344
Psychic Department. Edited by "Hewitt".345
- A Message From the Spirits. By Delmas W. Jenkins.345
- The "Eff Jay" Telephone Test.346
- The "One by Swindle" Telephone Test. By F. Jackson.346
- The Eff Jay Book Test. By F. Jackson.346
- "Booth's Mental Marvel". By John Booth.346
- "Papers of the Orient". By John Booth.347
- Batch's Fiery Mind. By Batch teh Mystery Boy.347
- Simple Mind Reading. By G. Bennett.347
- Will Alma.347
- Henry Haldane.347
Pages From the Life of a Magician. By Harry Rouclere.348
Ethics in the Magical Profession. By Eugene L. Bulson, M.D.349
Reception of M. John Mulholland. By J. M. Schemama349
Just Think of a Card. By Annemann.349
Editorial.350
"Booth's Coin Wiz". By John Booth.351
Doc. Nixon, East Indian Sands Mystery. By Doc Nixon.352
Rags to Riches. By U. F. Grant.353

NO. 10: DECEMBER 1929
Betty Jane Kolar. By Harlan E. Tarbell.373
Just a Few Bouquets.373
M.U.M. Edited by John Mulholland.374
- The Society of American Magicians (Parent Assembly).374
- Golden Gate Assembly No. 2. By Farrance.375
- Omaha Magical Society No. 7. By Herbert W. Fischer.375
- Doings From Cleveland. By G. V. Holland.376
- Queen City Mystics Assembly No. 11. By Leslie P. Guest.376
- New Haven Magic Society No. 15. By "Knappy".376
- Notes and News of Assembly No. 18, Pittsburgh, Pa.376
The Atlanta Society of Magicians. By A. G. De Vaughn.377
Houdini Club of Philadelphia. By Billy McNutt.377
Notes From Newark. By James McKnight.377
News From the Oakland Magic Circle, Oakland, California. By Lewis A. Miller.378
The Knights of Magic Column. By Ben Erens.378
Scraps From Scotland. By James B. Findlay.379
Squawks. By William Frazee.379
Chats. By Kolar.380
Publications in Review. By Milton A. Bridges: The Magician Monthly, Vol. 25, No. 2; Something New in Magic, by Edward Bagshawe.380
News Notes.380
Pages From the Life of a Magician. By Harry Rouclere.381
Nixon December Contribution. By Doc Nixon.381
Psychic Department. Edited by "Hewitt".382
- Mental Vision or "The C.O.D. Package Mystery". By Lu Brent.382
- "The Divination Ribbons". By John Booth.382
- "Ribbons of Mystery". By John Booth.382
- Grant's Telephone Test. By U. F. Grant.383
- "Papers of the Orient". By Gerald L. Kaufman.383
- Psychic Crayons. By Sidney Webb.383
- New Spirit Reading. By Sidney Webb.383
- Grant's Spelling Card Trick.383
- A Twelve Card Problem. By U. F. Grant.383
The L. W. Mysteries. By T. Page Wright and William Larsen.384
- Performing for Children.384
- Children's Caps.384
- Chaw Beef.385
- The Bank Without a Bottom.385
- Who Has Seen the Wind?386
- The School Bell.386
Concerning the Mentalists. By Robert A. Nelson.387
Magic Department. Edited by Baffles.388
- Comedy Trick Deck. By Henry Haldane.388
- The Spotsprinkle Pack. By Charles Leedy.388
- Poole's Master Pack. By Frederick E. Pool, Jr.388
- Duplico Utility Deck. By Charles A. Leedy.388
- Somme Decke. By H. Savage.389
- New Trick Forcing Deck. By Roy Carnahan.389
- Improved Card Reading in Audience. By Edwin L. Burchell.389
- Two Practical Cigarette Moves. By Joe Berg.389
- A Peach Turnover. By John Keller.390
- Draw a Card. By Charles A. Leedy.390
- Crisp Again.390
- Sympathetic Silk Wand. By Dunlan.390
- A Cigarette Stand. By Somerset Waters.391
- A New Thumb Cuff. By Henry Haldane.391
- New Lamps For Old! By Richard Crisp.391
- A New Handkerchief Wand. By Richard Crisp.391
Magical Varieties. By Haenchen: There's Money in Oranges.392
Professional. By Clement De Lion.392
Here, There and Everywhere. By Adam Hull Shirk.395
Dr. Tarbell's Column. By Harlan Tarbell.396
Introduction to "Where Do the Ducks Go?" By John S. Van Gilder.396
Little Journeys to the Homes of Magicians. By Grant Stuart.397
Ball Passes From Hand Into Cylinder Held in Other Hand. By T. Watson Baker.397
Editorial.398
A Few Parting Words From Chas. (Uncle Charley) Andress. The last of the old Masters in Magic.399
What "Something"? By Wallace, the Magician.400
The Amateur. By Grant Stuart.400
Surprise Tricks. By U. F. Grant.400

NO. 11: JANUARY 1930
M.U.M. Edited by John Mulholland.422
- The Society of American Magicians (Parent Assembly). By Richard Van Dien.422
- Society of American Magicians Hotel McAlpin, New York City, Jan. 4, 1930.424
- One of Our Octongenarians 1847-1929.424
- A Notable Anniversary.425
- Houdini Legacy to S.A.M.426
- Golden Gate Assembly No. 2. By Farrance.427
- Golden Gate Assembly No. 2. By Dariel Fitzkee.427
- Philadelphia Assembly No. 4. By Doc Endlich.427
- Detroit Assembly No. 5. By Elliott Smith.428
- Boston Assembly No. 9. By Leland C. Wyman.428
- Doings From Cleveland No. 10. By G. V. Holland.429
Society of Osiris Magicians. By Thos. C. Worthington, III.429
News from the Oakland Magic Circle, Oakland, California. By Lewis A. Miller.429
The L. W. Mysteries. By T. Page Wright and William Larsen.430
- Creations for Illusionists.430
- A Girl Appears.430
- Radio!431
- What of It?431
- In a Boudior.432
- Broadcasting a Girl by Tom-Toms.432
Chats. By Kolar.433
Pages From the Life of a Magician. By Harry Rouclere.434
A Symposium. Conducted by Leo Rullman.434
Gossip and Gimmick. By John Mulholland.435
Publications in Review. By Milton A. Bridges: The Magic Circular, December 1929; Conjurers Chronicle, December, 1929; The Magic Wand, Vol. 18, Issue 144; The Magician (Monthly), Vol. 25, No. 12; The Magician Monthly, Vol. 25, No. 2; Something New in Magic, compiled by Edward Bagshawe.436
Squawks. By William Frazee.436
Magic and Magicians Around New York. By Max Holden.437
Editorial.438
Magic Department. Edited by Baffles.440
- A Kiss In The Dark. By Stewart James.440
- Famous Folk Test. By Stewart James.440
- A Crayola Conundrum. By Stewart James.440
- Peculiar Pasteboards. By C. W. Rosencrance.440
- A Tip. By Henry Haldane.441
- Psychic Sap-Heads. By Barkann Rosinoff.441
- Thought Transmission. By Henry Haldane.441
- Colored Silks. By Earl H. Thomas.441
Hewitt's Psychic Department.442
- Slate Writing Par Excellence. By Annemann.442
- "Papers of the Orient" By John Booth.442
- Tips and Wrinkles. By Ovette.442
- A Stunt for Mentalists. By Grant Stuart.443
- Mental Vision of the C. O. D. Package Mystery. By Lu Brent.443
- "The Mystical Marbles". By John Booth.443
- "Master Divination". By John Booth.443
- Solutions for Lu Brent's Mental Vision. By Gaius Bennett.443
- Solution for Lu Brent's Mental Vision. By Prentiss M. Howe.443
Magical Varieties. By Haenchen: The Box and the Silks.444
Suggested Combination. By Oswald Rae.444
Dr. Tarbell's Column. By Harlan Tarbell.445
Untying the Knot. By Will Blyth.446
The Vanishing Knot. By Grant Stuart.446
"The Purloined Pearls". By Jaolhan Biolotah.447
Atlanta Society of Magicians. By A. G. DeVaughn.448
Demons' Club. By Earle G. Heyl.448
Cercle Magique of Nashville. By T. J. Crawford.448
Notes From Newark. By James McKnight.448
Jogestja Magazine Test. By Stewart James.448

NO. 12: FEBRUARY 1930
Loring Campbell.469
M.U.M. Edited by John Mulholland.470
- The Society of American Magicians (Parent Assembly). By Richard Van Dien.470
- S.A.M. Ladies' Night.470
- Chicago Assembly No. 3.474
- Detroit Assembly No. 5. By Elliott Smith.475
- Boston Assembly No. 9. By Leland C. Wyman.476
- Doings from Cleveland No. 10. By G. V. Holland.477
- Notes and News of Pittsburgh No. 18. By R. P. Aurouze.477
- Pittsburgh Association of Magicians' Annual Thurston Banquet. By R. C. Hayden.477
- Gossip and Gimmik. By John Mulholland.478
Chats. By Kolar.478
Squawks. By Frazee.479
Magic Around New York City. By Max Holden.479
Dr. Tarbell's Column. By Harlan Tarbell.480
A Clever Coin Vanish. By T. Watson Baker.481
Pages from th Life of a Magician. By Harry Rouclere. Mind Reading.482
Magical News From Afar.483
The L. W. Mysteries. By T. Page Wright and William Larsen.484
- Small Magic.484
- Air Mail.484
- Silver and Copper.485
- The Affectionate Silks485
- Threading the Needles.485
- Hand to Hand.486
- The Penetrative Nut.486
- Strange Dice.486
- Wines and Pearls.486
A Symposium.487
The Twenty Best Books on Magic.487
Publications in Review. By Milton A. Bridges: The Magician, Vol. 26, No. 1; The Magic Circular, Vol. 24, No. 271; The Thistle; Jumbo Card Manipulation, by Dariel Fitzkee; Sensational Tales of Mystery Men, Will Goldston.487
Concerning Mentalists. By Robert A. Nelson.488
Magical Varieties. By Haenchen: Divination. Patter for the Chinese Checker Mystery.489
Human Aura vs. Dicyanin. By Doc. Dixon.490
Ethics. By Grant Stuart.490
The Town Where You Were Born. By U. F. Grant.490
Editorial.491
Dr. Geo. T. Compton Dies Suddenly. By Dariel Fitzkee.491
Jack Miller's Signed Statement.492
Television Facts.492
The Young Conjuror. By George Richards.492
The Magician's Book Case. By Gerald Lynton Kaufman.493
Another Card Reversal. By Nelson C. Hahne.493
Jardine Ellis' Television. An Experiment in Telepathy. By C. A. George Newman.494
The Devil's Eye Opener. By Adam Hull Shirk.494
Scraps from Scotland. By James B. Findlay.495
Scottish Conjurers' Association Club Notes.495
Australian Notes and News. By Will Alma.495
The 20th Century Candle Trick. By W. Barklay.496
Atlanta Society of Magicians. By A. G. DeVaughn.497
Society of Osiris Magicians. By Thomas C. Worthington, III.497
Cincinnati Magicians Club. By E. L. Dodson.497
The Los Angeles Society of Magicians. By T. W. McGrath.498
News from the Oakland Magic Circle. By Lewis A. Miller.498
A Clever (?) Card Move. By Forest Chesbro.498
There are Fortunes in It. By Herbert M. Richmond.499
New Lamps for Old. By Richard Crisp.499
Yo Yo. By Johnston.499

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