INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA [Assembly Report for April 2005]
Harry Riser Assembly No. 31
President: Ken Kern
Secretary: Paul Harnishfeger
Meets the first Monday, 7 PM at Mystic Tai Lodge, SE corner of Illinois & North St.

Assembly 31 co-hosted Bill Abbott lecture with I.B.M. Ring 10. Effects included Mind Control, Buddha Paper Mystery, The Thing, Flash, sponge balls, and Chico the Minder Reader. This was an excellent lecture showing updated versions some great classics of magic.

The theme for Aprilâ??s regular meeting was â??Sucker Magic.â?? Bob Vasileff opened the evening of magic with Two Card Monte. Harold Barnes continued, assisted by Dee Saul, with a George Hample Bill Switch trick. Chris Henderson came forward with Nick Trostâ??s Australian Aces. Harry Riser, assisted by Bob Vasileff, then showed his working of Charlie Millerâ??s Dunbury Delusion and continued with Riserâ??s Spectator Shuffled Poker Hand. Ken Kern, assisted by Don Kuhn and Chris Henderson, performed a comedy Foo Can Funnel routine. Ken continued, assisted by Harold Barnes, with another comedy Silks to Shorts effect. Chris Henderson concluded the evening of magic with his rendition of T. A. Watersâ?? Pholder.

Bob Vasileff, Scribe