As found in The Encyclopedia of Magic and Magicians (T.A. Waters, 1988, Facts on File)States:
HOOKER, SAMUEL C., DR. (1864-1935)
Noted scientist and amateur magician, best known for his legendary rising cards, a description of which is found in Hilliard's "Greater Magic"; a more detailed account of the routine is given by John Mulholland in "Pallbearer's Review" Magazine (Vol.2, No. 6).
The few demonstrations of the routine took place only at Dr. Hooker's residence over fifty years ago; the apparatus used still exists.
Also, check out MAGIC (Jan '94) whith John Gaughan on the cover featuring the miraculous Dr. Hooker's Rising Cards.
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