Rosamond, a little girl of about seven years old, was walking with
her mother in the streets of London. As she passed along, she
looked in at the windows of several shops, and she saw a great
variety of different sorts of... Read more of THE PURPLE JAR at Children Stories.ca
After the spectator has chosen a card. Overhand shuffle some of the deck, still retaining some stock in the other hand. Have the spectator replace the card on top of the shuffled stock. Run off one card on top of the spectator's card, but jog it towards you about half an inch (such that the card on top of the spectator's is not completely on top of the deck, but is hanging over the edge slightly). Shuffle off. In an apparently, squaring up action, catch a break beneath the jogged card and shuffle until that break. Then throw the rest of the stock on top. The card has been controlled to the top. If you catch a break above, you can control to where it is second from the top.