The Magic Pedestal Gigantic Dice

TIOmLIilNCl OFFICE, or CANDLE COOKERY. CIRCASSIAN CANS. BUONAPARTES FEATHER, FRENCH ROLL AND HANDKERCHIEF. MYSTERIOUS WALNUTS. Opera Ola and Cardt. The Rose and Wedding Ring. GaQaaasosfaa aaaso And i.wwty pf other Illtuory Entertainment , the whole ofwhioh are quite on a novel principle, and hare never fcee'a equalled by any other Performer. After which a New Comle Piece In Ventriloquism, arritten expressly for Mr. JACOBS entitled Or, Gout and Hoarseness versus Family Grievances. Bfr. Solomon...

New Fire Trigk8 And Chemical Magic

Explains in detail, and conscientiously, how to prepare and exhibit all the best known and most effective Tricks with Fire and chemical magic. Mr. Stanyon's explanation of the Ching Ling Foo Fire Eating, as now being performed at the London Hippodrome, is alone worth the price of the whole book, which also contains the following amongst other great secrets. To Fireproof the hands, & c. to drink boiling oil (3 methods) tricks with Fire Balls to drink boiling lead (2 methods) to eat burning...

Handed Performers

The secret alone is worth the money, but we send the apparatus complete and ready for working, with full instructions. You can start at once to thoroughly mystify everybody. No practice required. Price, complete, 21 - Supplied only on receipt of card, with full name and address, and with a written promise not to divulge or offer the secret for sale. i N.B. 7he Inventor reserves to himself the right to refuse any undesirable a pplication. Chinese Fire Eating Bowls. These are elegantly shaped and...

Advertisement Rates

MISCELLANEOUS Tricks, Books, etc., For Sale, and Wanted, will be inserted at a charge of 6d. per dozeu words every additional two words, Id. BUSINESS ANNOUNCEMENTS Displayed in miscellaneous column, 2 6, (60 cts.) per inch. 3 insertions o - ( 1.50) PROFESSIONAL CARDS Per insertion, I - yearly, 8 6 ( 2). One insertion and cop3 1 3 (30 cts.) ENTERTAINERS (One line). Name, Business and Address Yearly, 4 t.OO. DISPLAYED ADVERTISEMENTS. Space of one inch, 5 - Quarter Page, 21 Half Page, 37 6 Full...

The New Chinese Rice Bowls

This Illusion performed at the Palace heatre, London. A great improvement over the older form of the trick. Full effect as follows. Both bowls are ordinary china and both are examined Performer fills one with rice from paper bag, (no box used) 'this bowl, level full of rice, is covered with other empty bowl inverted. On removing top bowl the rice is seen to have doubled in quantity and overflow on to ground. Rice is levelled off bottom bowl which is once more covered with other bowl, examined...

Birmingham Notes

Leroy, Talma and Bosco have been at the Hippodrome with their London programme including production of rabbits and pigeons from an opera hat three borrowed watches vanished from cone of newspaper, two of which are produced with rabbits from nest of boxes the other from dove pan with rabbit and duck. By Talma, silk flag passed between two rolled up handkerchiefs (flag palmed no exchange of handkerchiefs). By Leroy, production of number of strips of silk from empty hands. By Bosco, a piece of...

Margery

In an extensive repertoire replete with the latest effects in Magic. For Terms & Open Dates see Card. Iilustrated Journal in German language of PARLOUR MAGIC & MODERN WONDERS. Published monthly. Subscription price 6 months 5 -, delivered postage prepaid. Single copies, 1 -. MANUFACTURER OF MAGICAL APPARATUS, Hamburg, Neue, ABC Sir. 3. Dramatic Artist, Ventriloquist, Dioramic Entertainer, & c. . . Inventor, Patentee and Manufacturer of Original Conjuring Tricks. Dealer in every kind of...

Monthly Illustrated Magazine

Devoted exclusively to Magic and Magicians This Magazine contains all the latest Tricks, News, etc. Profusely illustrated. The SPHINX, 282 Michigan Ave., Chicago, ILL. TTANDCUFFS, 3 8 Leg-irons, 6 - Figure S, 2 9 post free. Apparatus to open above, reliable, 3 - Red plush Cabinet 8x6 ft. new, 2 Trick Handcuffs, 6 -. Waller, 46 Glover St., Leeds. pONJURING SECRETS. I sell 110 apparatus I only sell secrets Penny stamp for list. A Otto 2 Barotismere Road, East Finchley, London. Mention - 'Magic....

Fine Magical Apparatus

Grand End of Century, fully illustrated BOOK CATALOGUE, free by mail for 12 stamps Catalogue of Parlor Tricks, free. MARTtNKA < 4 CO., MFRS., In an extensive repertoire replete with the latest effects in Magic. For Terms & Open Dates see Card. a u e erwFltT Illustrated Journal in German language of PARLOUR MAGIC & MODERN WONDERS. Published monthly. Subscription price 6 mouths 5 -, delivered postage prepaid. Single copies, 1 -. C Ki wix iL.ivi risr, MANUFACTURER...

Learn To Do Conjuring Tricks

It has been my life study to learn how best to teach you. The accomplishment will add at least , 100 to your annual income. Stanyon's School of Conjuring, Paper Folding, & c. is The Original School you hear so much about. (1) The Stanyon School of Magic, is the oldest, biggest, best, in fact the only school of its kind in the World. Taught thoroughly by post. (2) .Stanyon's Pupils are constantly sought for by agents, managers and private parties, throughout...

By Prof Ellis Stanyon

The Whole now Published for the First Time-Sent Post Free for Published Price of NOW GOING TO PRESS. PRICE 3 Address all Orders to 76 SOLENT ROAD, WEST HAMPSTEAD, LONDON, N.W. STANYON'S NEW TRICKS ND NEW PRINCIPLES IN CONJURING. Watch this page each month and note that your dealer cannot supply you with these artistic ideas- or this Superior Apparatus. Inspection Invited. No complusion to purchase. We aim to supply the Conjurers of the World we are supplying most oe them. 227. Egg Productif at...

Helpful Mints

TO CORRESPONDENTS Communications answered in this column free those requiring an answer bv post must contain a stamped envelope and 2S. 6d. Editorial Offices, 76 Solent Road, W. Hampstead, N.W. E.F. The only secret process, if such it may be called, with which we are acquainted for strengthening the fingers of the hand for the successful performance of the back hand palm, is practise. The mention in question is, apparently, only one of several attempts on the part of the author to mislead his...

Potassium And Chemicals For All Magic Tricks Kept In Stock

Apparatus renovated, repaired, and made as new also constructed or altered to Customer's idea. Orders for such and every kind of work receive the most prompt and careful attention. Nickel-Plating, Gilding and Polishing done on the Premises. 76 SOLENT ROAD, WEST HAMPSTEAD, LONDON, N.W. STANYON'S NEW TRICKS AND NEW PRINCIPLES IN CONJURING. Watch this page each month and note that your dealer cannot supply you with these artistic ideas or this Superior Apparatus. Inspection Invited. No compulsion...

O J

Red, White and Blue Tri-colour Effect. This is produced by folding respectively a red, white, and bluf sheet of tissue paper as already-instructed, and tearing away the portions, or similar portions, indicated by the shaded parts in Figs. 9, 10 and n, on which Figs, also are marked the respective colours. This done, open out the Red sheet and lay it flat upon the table. Next open out the White and lay it flat upon the Red, and finally the Blue upon the White and notice the effect. Torn Design...

Really Marvellous

Sensational escape from an ordinary unprepared locked tin trunk (examined). No faking with locks or hinges. Absolutely no preparation. 10 6. Particulars lorstamp. Unknown. Guaranteed practical. Any modern tin trunk used. Experts baffled. JOURNAL MENSUEL ILLUSTRE. Le seul du genre public en langue fran aise s'occupant de prestidigitation et de tous les trucs pour Th tres et Cirques. Tireurs, Ventriloques, Equilibristes, Ombromanes, etc. Editeur CAROLY, fabt. d'appareils. 11 RUB DU CARDINAL...

Bros Selwyn

Now in India. Twelve words, 6d., every additional two words, id. Professional Announcements Displayed in this Column 2 6 (60 cts. ) per inch. T ATEST RICE BOWI.S (new idea). Unbreakable Fake 4 - Dove Pans, 5 6, post free. Other tricks cheap list for stamp. Davenport, 30 Riles Road, Plaistow. T OR SALE. Illusions. The Suspended Maiden, x 25. Trilby, the Aerial Lady, s. Vanishing Iron Cage, 5. The best Box Trick, quick, never covered with a curtain or anything...

South African Notes

I have the pleasure this month of again placing on record the name of a fresh student of Magic. I have never heard of the gentleman before and now gain the knowledge through the local press, which announces that a Mr. P. Bosakooski gave a very good conjuring performance in the Pavilion Hall, Paarl, Cape Colony for two nights (5th and 7th Sept. I understand). He was assisted by his family. It further states some of his tricks were truly marvellous, and fairly astonished his audience from which I...

Studies In Paper Folding

Providing < Suitable Amusement for Children* Speciality Dramatic Conjuring Sketch for young children introducing Jack, the Funny Little Vanishing Man. (Head-Dress) Yeoman of the Guard. An Eastern Water-Pot. Printed by permission of the Proprietors oj the Strand Magazine The above photos show Mr. Ellis Stanyon at work in his paper folding feat. Mr. Stanyon is a clever conjurer and Shadowist, and a feature of his entertainment is to fold a piece of paper forty different ways in four minutes.-...

Professor Osbourne

We have known many comedians to possess great skill as Sleiglit of Hand performers, but we have never known but the one professional swimmer to possess even a liking for the art (outdoor and indoor pursuits rarely ever clash) that one is the subject of our sketch, and he is possessed of rare abilities in the mystic art. Professor Osbourne is a native of Walsall, and his High Diving and Swimming Entertainment is of a highly sensational character, and has been given during the past ten years at...

New Color Change

After shewing Card Manipulation, continuous palm etc., I give the pretended color printing trick, that of passing the right finger tips over face of Cards held in left hand. I arrange that the 3rd. card changed is a nine of diamonds, and the one to follow, a trick nine of diamonds, made by adding two pips to a five on one side. Lowering pack I slip this card to the front, so holding it that it still appears to be genuine nine just shewn. I then say that the magnetic influence is not affected by...

Soap Bubble Tricks

To make a flower inside of a. bubble, pour the soapy solution into a plate until the bottom is covered with it to the depth of one eighth of an inch. In the centre of the dish place a rose or any flower, and over this a tin funnel. Now blow gently into the funnel, slowly lifting it the same time. Continue blowing until you make quite a large film, and then disengage the funnel, after having first turned it at right angles. This trick always mystifies and delights the observers. Another trick is...

England

Name and Twelve Words i -per insertion or per annum, 8 6 (2.00 dots.) prepaid. Dear Sir ,-I had quit* FIFTY answer to my advt. in last month' Jffatflc, so please Insert the attached. TTENTRII.OQUIAL FIGURES. Life-sized man V and woman, splendidly dressed and life like in case complete, 28 6. Boyce, 37 St. James Street, Kings Lynn. D ARE BOOKS, OLD BILLS. Amusement without end (Planche) 500 pages, 6 6 Magic no Mystery (Ciemer) colored frontispiece, very rare, 7 6 Fifty years in the Magic Circle...

Black Art Apparatus

Portable Cabinets, complete with black drapery, from 7 Tables, 21 - and 30 - Vases, 12 6 superior, and large enough for rabbit, 21 - Wand, white with N.P. endi, 3 6 Hoop to pass over objects suspended in air, 2 9 j Bell, 3 9 Front Illuminating Lamps, with powerful reflectors., each 4 9 and 6, - Floating Jug and Basiti for milk.trick, .5 - Large inch Balls to vanish when dropped into vase, pail, & c., 5 - Large Egg, 5 - Picture Frame, for production of live lady, bust only, live bust to...

Helpful Hints

TO CORRESPONDENTS Communications answered in this column free those requiring an answer by post must contain a stamped envelope and 2s.6d. Editorial Offices, 76 Solent Road, V. Hampstead, N.W. H.A.E. I have just read in a recent book on conjuring a description of a feke used on the thumb for the reception of the torn pieces in the torn and restored paper ribbon trick. Is this really essential and practical The apparatus in question is just about as practical as is any apparatus designed as a...

South African N0te5

I have great pleasure in recording a visit (on the 4th January) from an Australian conjuror viz. Prof. D'Aveno. He brought a letter of introduction from the Editor of Magic (Mr. Stanyon) It is needless to say we passed some very pleasant hours together discussing the old favorite art of Magic. Frof. D'Aveno leaves Capetown on the 6th instant for Melbourne, where he resides, and will I hope, carry away some happy memories of his visit to this land. Aldow and Theo, burlesque conjurers, are in...

Card Tricks How To Do Them

This book gives the newest card tricks and sleight-of-hand yet offered to professionals and amateurs Not only does this book contain all the new tricks, but nearly every one known is fully explained and exposed by explicit directions and carefully prepared illustrations. Eighty fine illustrations. The gradual decadence of card and coin manipulation in this country is doing worlds for magic. It has forced magicians to undertake more pretentious tricks and illusio s. I recently saw a fakir...

Conjuring Is A Profitable Hobby

A Fascinating Primer in General Science. Keeps your Boy at home, and while affording him unspeakable amusement, causes him, unconsciously, i.e., without effort, to improve his education. The News of the World recently awarded the Editor of Magic a Valuable Prize for a description of the Most Profitable Hobby. Needless to say that hobby was Conjuring. MAGIC IS PUBLISHED ON THE FIRST OF EVERY MONTH. Proprietors, STANYON & Co. Editor, ELLIS STANYON. SUBSCRIPTION. 12 Months by post, 5 6 ( 1.50)...

Fire And Chemical Magic

The most interesting method of using the following magic inks is to write with them between the lines of an ordinary letter written with common black ink. Write with a clean quill pen in each case and the writing will be invisible. Do not use blotting paper, but dry by exposure to the atmosphere. Green. Write with a solution of cobalt chloride. Heat will develope a green colour and by simply breathing on the paper the writing will disappear to reappear when heated. Blue....

Stanyons Extraordinary Vanisher

The whole of the above instructions are ABSOLUTELY ORIGINAL, and have been written by Mr. Ellis Stanyon in his INIMITABLE STYLE. As LESSONS in CONJURING they are considered as worth far more than the price usually charged for the trick complete with apparatus. Vide testimonials in Daily Express and The Modern Conjurer. Any one of the above back numbers of Magic will be sent, while they las , to any address, for Order early to Office of Magic, 76 Solent Road, West Hampstead, London, N.W. SECRETS...

Magic

BARGAINS for Coming Season, Conjuring Apparatus, Books, etc. SPECIAL NOTICE. The whole of the apparatus 011 this list is offered as slightly shop soiled, in perfect working order and most of it would piass as new. any article sent post free for price quoted, if too heavy for post, carriage forward by rail. order early to avoid disappointment. Cage for production from shawl, ribbons, etc., 10 in. 16 6 ir 6 Brass Shadow lamp, with electic light fittings, feke carrier, See., amp c. Go in coat...

By Ellis Stanyon

I, to present date. Effective 51eight of Hand with Balls and similar objects. Up-to-date The following series of sleights will be found quite practical, and utterly deceptive even at close quarters of this I shall be pleased to give ocular demonstration at any time. First Method. This is suitable for a Ball, an Egg, or the Handkerchief Production Ball. The object is first secretly palmed in the right hand, from vest, armpit, or elsewhere. The change over palm see...

The Velvet Coin Stand

This consists of a triangular piece of wood covered with black velvet, and long enough to hold some six or seven coins, more or less, at the desire of the performer. On the bottom of the stand, that is 011 the side next the table, is permanently attached a duplicate set of four coins, while in the side of the triangle most remote from the audience, i.e. the back of the stand, is a shallow trough, also lined velvet, that may be covered as occasion may require by means of the hinged flap seen in...

New Fire Tricks And Chemical Magic

Explains in detail, and conscientiously, how to prepare and exhibit all the best known and most effective Tricks with Fire and chemical magic. Mr. Stanyon's explanation of the Ching Ling Foo Fire Eating, as now being performed at the London Hippodrome, is alone worth the price of the whole book, which also contains the following amongst other great secrets. To Fireproof the hands, amp c. to drink boiling oil 3 methods tricks with Fire Balls to drink boiling l ad 2 methods to eat burning coals...

The New Chinese Rice Eowls

This Illusion peifoimed at the Palace '1 heatre, London. .A great improvement over the older foim of the trick. Full effect as follows. Both bowls are ordinary china and both are examined . Peiformer fills one with rice from paper bag, no box used this bowl, level full of rice, is covered with oil er empty bowl inverted. On ri moving top bowl the rice is seen to have doubled in quantity and oveiflows on to ground. Rice is levelled eff bottom bowl which is ence more covered with other bowl,...

Great Handcuff Tricks

II. and III. of Ma ic, by Ellis Stanyon, show how to escape from ANY KIND of Handcuff, Leg-iron, or other manacle, also how to escape from any Prison Cell also how to accomplish all the above under test conditions, i.e., after being examined NUDE. Dramatic procedure in presenting the Handcuff Act. Illustrations cf various handcuffs, keys, amp c., amp c. In Vol. IV. will be found an explanation of the Sack, Handcuff and Trunk Illusion, g Yes, you can. We teach Conjuring at fUllL...

Death Of Herr Dobler

Bristolians will learn with regret of the death of Herr Dobler, who in his day was one of the clevcrest sleight-of-hand performers before the public. He was a native of this city, and was the son of Professor Buck, who in his day secured high fame as a conjuror. Herr Dobler's entertainments in Bristol were always well supported, and on many and many occasions were the old Athenaeum and the first Colston Hall crowded with delighted audiences. In other parts of the country he was an equally sure...

Spirit Mediums Or Psychists

An aptitude for deception is all the capital that a person requires in order to become a spirit medium or ''psychist, or, rather, to gain the reputation of being one. Backing up the pretence to mediumship with a show of something mysterious, is all-sufficient to enlist attention and ensure the making of converts. But '' mediums at this date are somewhat played out the same class now call themselves psychists, palmists, and other high-sounding names, and in order to safeguard themselves against...

The Devilman

By MERRTDKN HOWARD, Pearson's Magazine. An Interview with Mr. Douglas Beaufort, some years ago Officially Dispatched by the Government to Conciliate the Sultan of Morocco. It was the Arabs whom lie encountered in Morocco who called Mr. Douglas Beaufort the Devil-Man, The title conveyed their respectful homage, colored perhaps, with something approaching fear. Mr. Beaufort in his official capacity as a conjurer accompanied the British Mission dispatched some years ago to conciliate the late...

New Zealand Notes

I receive my Magic very regularly, and am pleased to see you have been encouraged to enlarge it. Representations of magic in the Colonies are rather of a poor character, and we have not had a really good entertainment for some considerable time. At the present time we are having a bad attack of Handcuff Kings, foremost among which are the Cirnocs, who are appearing for Rickards. In Adelaide, the genial Prof. Alfred Silvester he of the Baton d'Airments du Diable fame, has introduced the Handcuff...