Daily Globe Writes about Museum's Mr. Wizard, July 6, 1890, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, The St. Louis Daily Globe Democrat publishes an article on "The Wizard of the National Museum," describing the exhibits staff who work behind-the-scenes to make exhibits for display. The article marvels at their ability to make life-like imitations of almost anything, from humans to plants, animals and minerals with secret formulas and papier mache casts..