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From

Eric Mason, 39 Dennis Park Crescent, London SW20, England cTbecRage bqjr

(from Kirimuir, Scotland)

I have been in Scotland for a little more than two weeks now and this literary gem will land on your editor's desk in reply to a desperate telegram.

For two weeks I have relaxed and done nothing, absolutely nothing, I haven't seen any magicians, met any magicians, haven't wanted to see any, or wanted to meet any. Actually this is not completely true, I have seen some on television, and at the moment Scotland is very well served with Magic on TV as there are three shows running more or less at the same time — Kreskin, The David Nixon Show, and the Magic Circle Show which features Ray Alan as compere. The first week I was here I caught all three shows, but since then I have been so relaxed and easy going that for the last couple of weeks I haven't even bothered to turn the TV set on.

I will however be seeing quite a few magicians when, during the next week I will be in Glasgow when the Boy Wonder is giving a half-lecture — the other half being by George Kovariwho has come to appear at the King's Theatre, Glasgow. We'll tell you more about that next time round.

I mentioned last month that I was at a Spanish Convention and that there were two guys who were very good and that I couldn't remember either of their names. Well, just for the record, the guy who did the dice routines was Camilo and the fellow with the great card magic was Tony Cachadina. It was he in fact who told me, and I apologise for not making notes at the time. I can remember in the past people mentioning what I did but not my name, so I'll put the record straight for them.

In a couple of weeks time I shall be in Italy, Torino to be precise. This time I won't take any chances, I'll take a pencil and paper and write everything down. (Believe that if you like).

I don't know if this is the right place to bring up this matter, but I'm going to do it anyway. I recently had a book published, namely One Hundred and Fifty Comedy Props. Somehow a dispute has arisen between the binders and the publishing company about unpaid bills etc and this has resulted in a delay in the actual production of the book. I won't tell you how many of you guys have actually written to me for a copy of the book but there seems to be an awful lot of you for which I thank you. All I can say at the moment is that as soon as they'arrive I will mail your copies at once. In the meantime don't worry — remember I will not cash your cheques, postal orders, International Money Orders etc. I think I have actually written to everyone concerned and if I haven't written to you I apologise and promise that I will do so explaining the situation. A few of you actually sent cash and some of you who did must be mad because quite a number of you actually sent cash in an envelope with no return address and I am quite sure that if the letters had never reached me you would never have believed it. Remember please in future that when you send money (not of course just to me but anywhere in the world) the very least you can do is to put your name and address on the back of the envelope in case it goes astray.

One of the reasons I have come to Scotland is to write another book, again on comedy. I mention the subject "matter just to allay any suspicions that anyone may have had about its contents. And I promise that this time I will not advertise the book until the copies Eire actually in my hands.

I have in the past year or two met Dai Vernon just a few times and on each occasion he has mentioned the effect in which a coin is pushed into the back of the performer's fist, and when the hand is opened the coin rests on the palm. Dai often mentions the fact that he asked John Ramsay if he had ever seen this effect performed by L'homme Masque. Is there a perfect method? Does anyone know the perfect way of performing this effect? It is important that it is performed with one coin only. Several methods have been published over the years but Dai is Still looking for the perfect one.

Maybe he has found it, but just isn't tipping and his constant search is just to find out if anyone else can do it. He's crafty like that. Should you know of a way of doing this, how about publishing it in Pabular so we can all write to Dai Vernon and tell him we all know how the trick is done?

Goodbye,

Patrick Page

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