Almost a decade before Jasper Maskelyne published White Magic (1936) and over two decades before Magic-Top Secret (1949), he wrote the article below. This version appeared in The Times of India Illustrated Weekly on 8 July 1928, but it was syndicated to other newspapers. It is an example of numerous stories written by Jasper over the years, all designed to keep the Maskelyne family name in the public eye. And it worked: the Maskelyne magicians were known throughout the British Empire.
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