A well-known magician and hypnotist is invited to attend a house party given by a very rich man. When he makes his entrance he is greeted very warmly by the host and his guests. He is invited to perform several of his best known tricks to amuse the company. After delighting them with many feats of prestidigitation which are truly interesting, they partake of some refreshments and some of the men get together for a friendly game of cards. To make the game more interesting, the magician suggests that they play for money. He is soon seated at the table and an interesting game is now in action. It does not take very long before he wins all the money from those with whom he is playing, but they also perceive that he has come to his gains unfairly. By his sleight of hand tricks he is able to conceal cards and make rapid changes to come out ahead. When his trickery is discovered they immediately chase him from the house and he is pursued by all the guests. The chase is a good one in which ...
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