He’s credited, controversially, with inventing the sawing a female in two illusion. He previously a solid accent and a talk impediment, but he still produced an excellent living being a salesman. Another magician performed the woman-sawing technique a couple weeks before he do, but it is possible both of these learned it from your historic Egyptians. His family members emigrated to America and resolved in Nashville, Tennessee when he was sixteen. He performed before Chief executive Woodrow Wilson.