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The Origins of Wonder

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 Shortly after this James item appeared, Theodore Annemann published "A Prophecy of the Koran" in //[[http://askalexander.org/display/14400/The+Book+Without+a+Name/58|The Book without a Name]]//, 1931, p. 58. His approach involves a switch of the card sealed inside an envelope. Shortly after this James item appeared, Theodore Annemann published "A Prophecy of the Koran" in //[[http://askalexander.org/display/14400/The+Book+Without+a+Name/58|The Book without a Name]]//, 1931, p. 58. His approach involves a switch of the card sealed inside an envelope.
  
-James returned to the trick, essentially repeating his method from //The Sphinx//, in an article, "Two Fearless Feats" (the first trick of which was later retitled “The Ball of Fortune”), in //[[http://askalexander.org/display/15792/Jinx+No+098|The Jinx]]//, No. 98, June 1940, p. 601. His method is the same, but the prediction is loaded into a ball of wool instead of an envelope, returning the loading tube to its original home.+Tom Sellers was the next to submit a routine and method for the premise: "Prediction Extraordinary" in //[[https://askalexander.org/display/38335/The+Sphinx/5|The Sphinx]]//, Vol. 34 No. 8, Oct. 1935, p. 209. 
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 +Stewart James returned to the trick, essentially repeating his method from //The Sphinx//, in an article, "Two Fearless Feats" (the first trick of which was later retitled “The Ball of Fortune”), in //[[http://askalexander.org/display/15792/Jinx+No+098|The Jinx]]//, No. 98, June 1940, p. 601. His method is the same, but the prediction is loaded into a ball of wool instead of an envelope, returning the loading tube to its original home.
  
 Though he cites no precedents, William S. Houghton embellished on Annemann's structure and applied some of James's thinking in "'Prediction Supreme' Routine," in //[[http://askalexander.org/display/38727/The+Magic+36/23|The Magic 36]]//, 1943, p. 21. Double writing is added to Annemann's card-in-envelope switch. Though he cites no precedents, William S. Houghton embellished on Annemann's structure and applied some of James's thinking in "'Prediction Supreme' Routine," in //[[http://askalexander.org/display/38727/The+Magic+36/23|The Magic 36]]//, 1943, p. 21. Double writing is added to Annemann's card-in-envelope switch.