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B to climb to the top of the pole, and finally ball C.

Figure 34.

Decrease your speed of revolving, and the balls will come down singly.

Some Hindus use only TWO balls and control them in a remarkable manner. They cause the first ball to ascend to the top and the second one only to the middle. Then they bring the second one to the bottom again and the first one down to the middle and then up again to the top.

You must have plenty of room to swing in. Be careful at first not to get dizzy. Practice will enable you to perform the experiment without difficulty.

The Hindu performs this effect out-of-doors, but the Occidental Magician usually performs inside and must arrange for sufficient swinging room.

You might try swinging the pole around your head instead of revolving your whole body.

THE DISAPPEARING GRAIN EFFECT:

Performer fills a tin can with wheat or other grain and covers it with a cloth. He suddenly removes the cloth and finds that the grain has disappeared and the can is empty.

PARAPHERNALIA:

1 -- A box of grain. You may use any small grain or even bran. Use any kind of box for it that you wish.

Figure 35.

2 -- A tin can, especially prepared.

Get a can with the bottom sunk at least a quarter of an inch. A cardboard

box or square wooden box with sunk bottom would also answer the purpose.

Prepare the can by covering sunken bottom with glue and then sprinkling grain on it. When can is shown upside down with top opening concealed, it looks like a can full of grain.

Figures 36 and 37.

When can is reversed with top up, it appears to be empty and unprepared. The secret of the effect is in

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Fundamentals of Magick

Fundamentals of Magick

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