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'''The Society of Osiris Magicians''' formed in March, [[1923]] and incorporated in Maryland was founded by [[Thomas Worthington]]. [[Image:OsirisSeal.jpg|thumb|right|Insignia]]
The [[Society of Osiris Magicians]] formed in March, [[1923]] and incorporated in Maryland was founded by [[Thomas Worthington]].  
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It came about after Worthington became disenchanted with the [[Demons Club]] of Baltimore for admitting too many non-magicians. The Society created rigid rules to ensure only "magicians" would be accepted. Worthington, good friend, [[Howard Thurston]], even thought the test was too hard.  
 
It came about after Worthington became disenchanted with the [[Demons Club]] of Baltimore for admitting too many non-magicians. The Society created rigid rules to ensure only "magicians" would be accepted. Worthington, good friend, [[Howard Thurston]], even thought the test was too hard.  
  
It's early reports were published in the [[Sphinx]].  Al Snyder and Louis V. Lane out of Charleston, West Virginia published the [[Osirian]], for the organization. It only lasted fro 6 issues. Worthington then started the [[Tablets of Osiris]], which he published from 1929 until 1943.
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It's early reports were published in the [[Sphinx]].  [[Al Snyder]] and [[Louis V. Lane]] published the [[Osirian]] for the organization out of Charleston, West Virginia. It only lasted fro 6 issues. Later, Worthington then started the [[Tablets of Osiris]], which he published from 1929 until 1943.
  
The Society sponsored two junior clubs over the years, the [[Pyramid Magic Club]] and the [[Disciples of Osiris]].  
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The Society sponsored two junior clubs over the years, the [[Pyramid Magic Club]] and the [[Disciples of Osiris]].<ref>[[Sphinx]] April 15, 1924</ref><ref>The Society of Osiris by Mark Walker, [[Genii 2000 February]]</ref>
  
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== References ==
 
== References ==
* [[Sphinx]] April 15, 1924.
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* The Society of Osiris by Mark Walker, [[Genii 2000 February]].
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Revision as of 20:12, 25 January 2012

The Society of Osiris Magicians formed in March, 1923 and incorporated in Maryland was founded by Thomas Worthington.
Insignia

It came about after Worthington became disenchanted with the Demons Club of Baltimore for admitting too many non-magicians. The Society created rigid rules to ensure only "magicians" would be accepted. Worthington, good friend, Howard Thurston, even thought the test was too hard.

It's early reports were published in the Sphinx. Al Snyder and Louis V. Lane published the Osirian for the organization out of Charleston, West Virginia. It only lasted fro 6 issues. Later, Worthington then started the Tablets of Osiris, which he published from 1929 until 1943.

The Society sponsored two junior clubs over the years, the Pyramid Magic Club and the Disciples of Osiris.[1][2]

References

  1. Sphinx April 15, 1924
  2. The Society of Osiris by Mark Walker, Genii 2000 February