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The Sphinx Volume 16 (Mar 1917 - Feb 1918)
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NO. 1: MARCH 19171
W.B. Marks Bio3
Magical Jingles By Schulte3
The World Of Magic4
- S.A.M. Francis J. Werner4
- The Spokane Mystic Club C.W. Talbott4
- Society Of Detroit Magicians W.H. Domzalski4
- Ray Newton Route4
- The Yogi Club Of Philadelphia H.F. Kenna5
- R.I. Society Of Magic5
- National Conjurors Association C.J. Hagen5
- Spot Lights From Hartford, Conn. Clarence T. Hubbard5
- Doings Of The Demons Of Baltimore Robert W. Test6
- W.J. Hilliar In The Vaudeville Breeze Says6
- Do You Remember6
- Golden Gate Assembly Of S.A.M. H.Syril Dusenbery7
- Madison, Wis., News Notes Louis C. Haley7
- The Society Of Toledo Magicians F.W. Lindsley7
An Easily Constructed Illusion, Suitable For Drawing Room Work, Etc. Morgan & Peterson7
The Ever Popular Vanishing Cloth, Its Use And Improvements Theo Bamberg8
The Magic Globe By P.G. Pauley9
Edwardo's Mysterio9
The Card In The Pocket By Walter Gibson9
Editor's Page10
- Editor's Page Continued11
New Handkerchief Tube By G.Gilmore Gravatt12
Mysterious Watch By L. Cohen12
The Mystic Revue12
Bird Cage And Paper Bag By H.A. Brooks13
The Educated Cards By Walter Gibson13
Money Trick By Charles S. Weller14
Mr. Weller Tells David P. Abbott How He Did The Trick14
Magic Blocks By Richard Christy14
Appearing Handkerchief By C.T. Marshfield14
Water To Anything Frederick Spearer15
The Magicians' League Will Goldston & A.Kellar Goodwin15
Lonergan's Emergency Tambourine By Davis Lonergan15

NO. 2: APRIL 191721
Ford B. Rogers, M.D. Bio23
Stage Slang By G.F.Schulte23
The World Of Magic24
- S.A.M. Francis J. Werner24
- Chicago Conjurors Club Comments E. Dornfield24
- An Evening With The Chicago Conjurer's Club By Schulte24
- News From New York Winfield C. Decker24
- Spot Lights From Hartford, Conn. Clarence T. Hubbard25
- Pittsburgh Association Of Magicians J.P. Keamer25
- National Conjuror's Association25
- Universal Society Of Magicians, Glasgow, Scotland Wm. Morgan25
An After Dinner Seance With Spirits By L. Albert Thunig26
- "Seance" Continued26
- "Seance" Continued27
- "Seance" Continued28
Edwardo's Perfection Hank Production29
Editor's Page30
He Wasn't In It Poem31
Martinka-Carter Transfer32
An Appeal And Protest32
Uncle Feelix Correspondence Column32
Bamberg's Envelope Mystery33
The Mystic Art Of Entertaining By Louis C. Haley34
The Sliding Die Box By D. Graham Palmer35
Ita Est Poem35
A New Trick Deck By Glenn Gilmore Gavatt35
Louineta Or The Traveling Queen By Harry Louine35

NO. 3: MAY 191741
Prof. H.S. Woodworth Bio43
The World Of Magic44
- S.A.M. Francis J. Werner44
- News From New York Winfield E. Decker44
- Society Of Detroit Magicians45
- Spot Lights From Hartford, Conn. Clarence T. Hubbard45
- R.I. Local Of The N.C.A.45
- National Conjurer's Association 46
- A Little News From The "Wild And Woolly" Dr. C.W. Tolant46
- Madison, Wisconsin, News Notes Louis C. Haley46
The Imporved Coin Ladder - Original Design And Construction By Theo. Bamberg47
Conjuring Clippings By Schulte48
Uncle Feelix48
Ladson Butler's "Reading Another Man's Eyes."49
A New Card Effect By Harry A. Lee49
Editor's Page50
The Magician's League Omar Yama51
Just A Little Jabber By Clarence T. Hubbard52
Handkerchief Flying Spots - Slates By Harry B. Lowe52
Mystery Of The Seven Coins By Jack Kneiff53
The Tip Top Card By Alfeti Conjurer53
Some Thimble Sleights By Walter Gibson54
The Improved Nest Of Envelopes And Torn Card By H. Syril Dusenbery54
The Impossible Made Possible (Coin Vanish) By C.W. Rosecrans54
Patriotic Combinations By H. Syril Dusenbery55
The Banknote And Lemon Trick By Harry B. Lowe55
Freedom's Choice By L. Cohen56
An Evening In Magic Bookland Bt G.F. Schulte56

NO. 4: JUNE 191761
The Great Leon Bio63
Magic Notes By Schulte63
A Calendar For Two Hundred Years By T.W. McGrath63
Conjuring Quips Harry J. Podmore63
The World Of Magic64
- S.A.M. Francis J. Werner64
- The Conjuror's Club Of Boston Hans C. Kleeman65
- Magical Notes From Chicago W. Dornfeld65
- Spot Lights From Hartford, Conn. Clarence T, Hubbard66
- Society Of Detroit Magicians W.H. Domzalski66
- Pittsburgh Association Of Magicians Sam Margules66
- Golden Gate Assembly S.A.M. H. Syril Dusenbery67
- Spokane, Washington, News C.T. Talbot67
The Superior Silver Boxes And Ball Of Wool By Charles Neil Smith68
Novel Die And Orange Combination With Sucker Box By C.W. Talbot69
A Suggestion By Clayton W. Rosencrance69
Editor's Page70
Thanks And Acknowledgment Francis J. Martinka71
John Nevil Maskelyne Obit72
- Maskelyne Picture72
Uncle Feelix72
To Exposers Poem72
The Bewitched Blocks Magicus 73
Magic Poem73
The Mysterious Necktie By Walter Gibson74
Aladdin's Spirit Frame74
Among The Advertisers76

NO. 5: JULY 191781
Norman Cummins Bio83
The World Of Magic84
- S.A.M. Francis J. Werner84
- Eugene Laurant Route84
- Cincinnati Magicians' Club Geo. W. Stock84
- Buffalo Notes Ladson Butlere84
- Society Of Detroit Magicians W,H, Domzalski85
- R.I. Society Of Magicians' News C. Foster Fenneer85
- Spot Lights From Hartford, Conn. Clarence T. Hubbard85
- Coin Tray Idea Clarence T. Hubbard85
- Comments From Chicago W. Dornfeld86
- Mysterious Smith Route86
An After Dinner Trick By Jesse A. Mueller86
Some Sleight Suggestions By W. Russell Walsh86
The Sympathetic Colors By Theo. Bamberg87
The Astral Jacks By Harry Louine87
Tenacious Card By Clayton W. Rosencrance87
The Mysterious Spiritualistic Seance By A.D. Ross88
Red, White And Blue Of 1917 L. Cohen89
Isn't It So? By Rudolph Reimer, Jr,89
To Show 'Em Up! By Matt Martin89
Editor's Page90
De Mortuis Nil Nisi Bonum91
Prize Competition91
Magical Mirth By Schulte91
Conjuring Quips By Harry J. Podmore91
Our English (Poem) By Harry J. Podmore91
Watered Stock By Clarence T. Hubbard91
Uncle Feelix92
Another One by Ento92
Good Tricks By Christianer93
- The Die And Box Of Flags93
A Novel Coin Production By Chas. A. Gallon93
Design For A Center Table93
A Man Of Tricks (Drawing) By Len J. Sewell93
A Pack Of Cards Used To Illustrate The Principle Of The Moving Picture Machine By Lewis R. Hilliar94
Can You By L. Cohen94
Then The Rush Began94
Effect No. 2 By Gus Miller94
As You Make It Poem94
The Skill Of American Mystifiers Harry Houdini96
Persistence Poem96
Ben Smart, The Konjurer By Robert H.Heger96

NO. 6: AUGUST 1917101
F.A. Koester, D.D.S. Bio103
Colorino By E.E. Duryee103
The World Of Magic104
- Pittsburgh Association Of Magicians Sam Margules104
- Buffalo Notes Ladson Butler104
- Mysterious Smith Route Albert Smith104
- Puzzling Pierson's Paragraph104
- Spotlights From Hartford, Conn. Clarence T. Hubbard104
- Society Of Detroit Magicians W.H. Domzalski105
- National Conjurors'Association105
- What's Doing In Chicago W. Dornfeld106
- Is Magic Dead? M. Ovette106
- A Royal Good Time Oscar S. Teale106
- Magicians And Collectors Attention106
Vaudeville Chatter By Schulte107
Thoughts Of Others By George Frederick Schulte107
New Coin Trick by George Morrow107
A Wave For The Wine And Water Wonder By Clarence T. Hubbard107
The Sense Of Touch Prof. E.M. Lipka108
Chemical Changes By R.S. Sugden108
Disappearing And Changing Handkerchiefs By M. Ovette108
Patter For Cut And Restore Tape By Frederick F. Furman108
Vanishing And Appearing Clock by Harry S. Nonrment109
Second Sight Trick By J.F. Pierce109
A Phenomenal Speller By Russell Magician109
Editor's Page110
- Editor's Page Continued111
A Card Effect By Frederick F. Furman112
Uncle Feelix113
Little Handkerchief Mystery By M. Ovette113
The Hindoo Balls And Bow Russell114
Mystic Malee by M. Ovette114
Selected Article And Chosen Potatoes by M. Ovette114
Modern Coin Substitution By Clayton W. Rosecrance115
Prize Competition115

NO. 7: SEPTEMBER 1917121
The Faker Of Ava Bio123
Spirit Writing Unsurpassed by R.S. Sudgen123
The World Of Magic124
- War News From Chicago W. Dornfeld124
- Pittsburgh Association Of Magicians Sam Margules124
- Spot Lights From Hartford Clarence T. Hubbard125
- Society Of Detroit Magicians W.H. Domzalski125
- National Conjurers Association125
- Golden Gate Assembly S.A.M. H. Syril Dusenbery125
- Mysterious Smith Route125
- Magic News from Wheeling, W. Va. Paul R. Semple126
- Laurant's Act L.W. Carroll126
Cloth False Finger Manipulations By De Vega127
Concerning Books By Harry J. Podmore128
The Lemon Trick-My Own Version By Theo. Bamberg128
Cards Up The Sleeve By Louis F. Christianer129
Magic Ruler By M. Ovette129
Ovette's Ace Trick129
Editor's Page130
- Editor's Page Continued131
What's In A Name? By John W. Frey132
Comical Conjuring Comments By Schulte132
Readers Of The Sphinx De Vega132
Conjuring Quips Harry J. Podmore132
Again The Ball Of Wool Experiment M.F. Zens132
David P. Abbott's Occultism T.W. McGrath133
1917 Glass Top Table L. Cohen134
The Canary Silks L.B. Brown135
The Flying Silk By H.A. Canar135
An Easy Combination Trick By Paul R. Semple135
The Magnetic And Revolving Wand135

NO. 8: OCTOBER 1917141
Mr. King bio143
Ventriloquist Fat Cheek Boy Figure By L. Cohen143
A Silk And Some Coins By T.C. Bonney143
The World Of Magic144
- Thurston's Tour144
- Golden Gate Assembly S.A.M. H. Syril Dusenbery144
- The Chicago Magic Resurrection W. Dornfeld144
- Mysterious Smith Route144
- Spot Lights From Hartford, Conn. Clarence T. Hubbard145
- Pittsburgh Association Of Magician Sam Margules145
- Chatty Mr. Ducrot G. F. Schulte145
- Mahomet Goes To The Mountain Ladson Butler145
- Society Of Detroit Magicians W.H. Domzalski146
- New York City News Chas. J. Hagen146
- Doings Of The Demons Of Baltimore Robert W. Test146
- Minneapolis Items S. Lionel Paziski147
- The Conjurors' Club Of Boston147
- Magic News From Wheeling Paul R. Semple147
- Universal Society Of Magicians, Glasgow, Scotland William Morgan147
Uncle Feelix148
Schulte's Column149
The Magic Of Portraiture (Poem) By C.A. George Newman149
The Rising Cards Extraordinary By M.F. Zens149
Editor's Page150
- Editor's Page Continued151
The Japanese Treasure Box By Frederick F. Furman152
A New Idea By Reppo152
Paper Tearing Trick By Harry Louine152
An Improved Card Stabbing Trick By H. Syril Dusenbery153
The Telephone Mystery By Prof. Lipka153
Chalk Stunt By M. Ovette154
Improved Silks To Flag By M. Ovette154
Voluntary Ventriloquism By Clarence T. Hubbard154
New Smoke Trick By Ovette154
Multiple Flap Card By Clayton W. Rosecrance155

NO. 9: NOVEMBER 1917161
Dr. George Wilhelm Fraker Obit163
Another Five Card Vanish By Ovette163
The Telephone Mystery Prof. E.M. Lipka163
The World Of Magic164
- S.A.M. Francis J. Werner164
- Toledo Magicians' Club A.P. Saal164
- Society Of Detroit Magicians W.H. Domzalski164
- The Conjurers' Club Of Boston Hans C. Kleemann164
- Spot Lights From Hartford, Conn. Clarence T. Hubbard165
- Magicalities From Chicago W. Dornfeld165
- R.I. Society Of Magicians, National Conjurors' Association166
- National Conjurers' Association Kennedy166
- Pittsburgh Association Of Magicians Sam Margules167
- Magic News From Wheeling Paul R, Semple167
- News From New York Winfield E. Decker167
Uncle Feelix168
Black Art Cabinet Robert Gifford168
Necromatic Non-Sense By Schulte169
Bouquets for G.F. Schulte169
Selected Quotations And Extracts By Harry J. Podmore169
A Color Changing Tube Russell169
Mentality By Lester M. Yerkes169
Editor's Page170
Again, The Paper Tearing Trick By Charles Neil Smith171
A Suggestive Act By Clarence T. Hubbard171
Remlap's Ink Filtration By D. Grahan Palmer172
The Usurpation Of Autocracy To Democracy172
Another Bill Effect By Ovette173
Fatal Originality (Poem) by Charles Neil Smith173
New Wine And water Change by Ovette173
The War Globe Poem173
A Folding Dice By Russell174
Dunninger At Yaphank174
A Real Card Illusion By Ovette174

NO. 10: DECEMBER 1917181
S.S. Henry Bio183
Letter To Houdini Harry Kellar183
The Stranger183
The World Of Magic184
- S.A.M. Richard Van Dien184
- S.A.M Golden Gate H. Syril Dusenbery184
- Spot Lights From Hartford, Conn. Clarence T. Hubbard184
- Society Of Detroit Magicians W.H. Domzalski185
- Pittsburgh Association Of Magicians185
- Society Of Modern Mystics186
- The Magicians Club Of Cincinnati186
- Toledo Magicians' Club A.P. Saal186
- Denver, Colorado Notes Charles Neil Smith187
- National Conjurors' Association Chas. J. Hagen187
- Ye Magic Of Ye Far Easte W. Dornfeld188
- Thurston's Route188
- Universal Society Of Magicians Wm. Morgan188
- Tricked By The Wrong Man189
And So Forth By Schulte189
What Is It? (Poem) By Charles Neil Smith189
Editor's Page190
Uncle Feelix191
The Awakening (Poem) By Dr. T.C. Bonney191
My Magic Portfolio By Henry R. Evans192
Magic And The Four Hundred By Epes W. Sargent193
The Handkerchief Dyeing Tube By Walter Gibson194
A Mystic Divination By Walter gibson194
Ovette's Wonderful Disappearing Egg Trick194
Among The Advertisers194
Supreme Personality Dr. Delmar Eugene Croft194
The Wandering Egg By De Vega195
Card In The Bottle By John H. Percival195
Spirit Bell By Harry S. Norment196
Chinese Magic, The Fire Bowl Production By Ovette197
Everetto's False Shuffle By Clayton W. Rosencrance198
Mind Reading Balls By Chas. A. Gallon198

NO. 11: JANUARY 1918205
Floyd G. Thayer Bio207
Thayer's Magic Palace207
Ladies Night Of The Los Angles Magicians Club207
The World Of Magic208
- S.A.M. Richard Van Dien208
- Magical Notes From The Southland A.B. Harrington208
- S.S. Henry Co. Route208
- Spot Lights From Hartford, Conn. Clarence T. Hubbard209
- Doings Of The Demons Of Baltimore Robert W. Test209
- Philadelphia Notes Van Tome209
- Pittsburgh Association Of Magicians Kikes Pieak209
- Society Of Detroit Magicians W.H. Domzalski210
- The Conjurors' Club Of Boston Hans C. Kleeman210
- National Conjurors' Association Chas. J. Hagen210
- Magic News From Wheeling, W. Va. Paul R. Semple211
- Magic News From Everywhere W. Dornfeld211
- Notes From Chicago Conjurers Club Homer H. Woulffe211
Uncle Feelix212
Lipka's Telephone Mystery - Improved By John H. Percival212
Necromantic Notes By Schulte213
Just Released Clarence T. Hubbard213
Russel's Watch Trick213
Demon's Club Building Picture213
Editor's Page214
Ladson Butler's Imporved Growth Of Flowers215
The Dematerialized And Materialized Pips By John H. Percival216
The Mystic Oracle Of The Swinging Pendulums Or Mind Over Matter By David P. Abbott216
Twentieth Century Patter For The Twentieth Century Handkerchiefs By W. Dornfeld217
Ladson Butler's Imporved Growth Of Flowers Concluded218
The Card Through The Handkerchief By T.C. Bonney219
Schulte's Sayings219

NO. 12: FEBRUARY 1918225
David P. Abbott Misc.227
False Thought by Ovette227
The World Of Magic228
- S.A.M. Richard Van Dien228
- The Toledo Magicians' Club A.P. Saal228
- Pittsburgh Association Of Magicians228
- Chicago Conjuror's Club Homar H. Woulffe228
- Society Of Detroit Magicians W.H. Domzalski229
- Order Of The Magi, Manchester, England F.J. Measures229
- Doings Of The Demons' Club Of Baltimore Robert W. Test230
- National Conjurers Association, Providence, R.I. C. Foster Fenner230
- Spot Lights From Hartford, Conn. Clarence T. Hubbard230
- Dornfeld's Doings231
- Magic News From Wheeling, W. Va. Paul R. Semple231
- Magical Notes From The Southland A.B. Harrington231
Some New Tricks With Thimbles By Paul R. Rockwood232
To Convey Sound With The Fingers By Russell233
Ball Levitation By Harry S. Norment233
Popular Paragraphs By G.F. Schulte233
Editor's Page234
Advertising - From A Magical Standpoint By Clarence T. Hubbard235
An Imporved Table Trap By Del Reno235
New Candle And Handkerchief Effect By Ramond R. Champe236
Russell's Flag Tube236
Coin Through Table Top Clayton W. Rosencrance237
A Vanish By Aladdin237
Bobby's Babbes By Robert H. Heger237
Magic In Chicago In The Early Days By Harry S. Thompson238
Doing His Bit - And A Big Bit By Paul Fuchs239
The Chan Tung Mysteries Wm. A Russell239

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