M. S. Mahendra
(USA: c1886 - 19th September 1970)
Stage and pen name of Frank B. Sterling. Learned the Stebbins Stack in San Francisco in 1907. Pro magic and mentalism since 1930s. Wrote as Sterling Modern Card Miracles (1919, with Hugh R. Johnston) and as "Mahendra" Amazing Card Miracles (1938, 60pp), Needle Routine: Patter Presentation (12pp), Rapping Hand: Patter Presentation, and Crystal Gazing Act.