The Black Cat Vol. 01 No. 03 December 1895

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The Black Cat (1895-1922) was a monthly literary magazine, publishing original short stories, often about uncanny or fantastical topics. Many writers were largely unknown, but some famous authors also wrote original material for this magazine.
The following 6 stories are included in this third issue:
"The great star ruby", by Barnes MacGreggor, pseud. of H. D. Umbstaetter (1851-1913): a man tells the thrilling story of the theft of a very valuable ruby
"The interrupted banquet", by René Bache (1861-1933): at this strange dinner party, a young man is told some shocking news by the other guests
"The archangel", by James Q. Hyatt: brides from organized wedding agencies sometimes don't turn out what the groom expects
"Asleep at Lone Mountain", by H. D. Umbstaetter (1851-1913): a toddler wins the hearts of his fellow passengers during a long train journey cross-country
"Kootchie", by Harold Kinsabby, pseud. of H. D. Umbstaetter (1851-1913): a mean-spirited dog finally finds its match in fierceness
"Frazer's find", by Roberta Littlehale: the life of a gold-digger changes unexpectedly the day he rescues a young boy
- Summary by Sonia (1 hr 48 min)


The great star ruby, by Barnes MacGreggor 21:47 Read by ToddHW
The interrupted banquet, by René Bache 17:33 Read by Julie Burks
The archangel, by James Q. Hyatt 12:01 Read by Nemo
Asleep at Lone Mountain, by H. D. Umbstaetter 33:16 Read by NarratorJ
Kootchie, by Harold Kinsabby 6:55 Read by norgus
Frazer's find, by Roberta Littlehale 16:48 Read by April6090


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