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    Short Stories [No 695, For the week ending April 26th, 1902] (1d, 32pp, 7" x 9½")
    • 513 · The Brains of the Force. The Woman at the Little White House · R. Norman Silver · ss; illustrated by H. M. Lewis
    • 518 · The Golden Key. How a Woman Fought for Her Lover · T. L. · ss
    • 520 · A First Experience · O. P. W. · ss
    • 521 · Mr. Bowser’s Tribulations. He Proves the Theory of Transmigration, and Meets with an Adventure · M. Quad · ss
    • 522 · The Shadow Show. Things Are Not Always What They Appear to Be · Grete Hahn · ss
    • 523 · Coals of Fire. How a Man Lost His Money and a Wife · Julian Stanford · ss
    • 525 · Name Hunting Competition · [Misc.] · pz
    • 526 · Mr. Bateson’s Patterns. How Some Letters Were Recovered by a Clever Trick · J. M. B. · ss
    • 528 · Doctor Temple’s Sacrifice. What One Woman’s Love Did · Anon. · ss; illustrated by N. Dean
    • 532 · [adverts, including one for Pearson’s sixpenny novels] · [Misc.] · ms
    • 533 · The Lady of the Photograph. A Romance of the “Twopenny Tube” · Angela Morgan · ss
    • 534 · Robert Lane’s Trial Trip. A New Way of Telling the old, Old Story · Helen E. Wright · ss
    • 535 · Ills from next week’s cover of Pearson’s Short Stories · [Misc.] · il
    • 536 · Storyettes · [The Readers] · vi
    • 537 · Link by Link [Part 8 of 11] · Anon. (by Louis Tracy, [?]) · sl; chpts 21-22.
    • 541 · [adverts] · [Misc.] · ms
    • 544 · In Confidence · Madge Morris · cl


    Short Stories [No 696, For the week ending May 3rd, 1902] (1d, 32pp, 7" x 9½")
    • 545 · The Brains of the Force. The Strange Stain on the Tweed Cap · R. Norman Silver · ss; illustrated by H. M. Lewis
    • 549 · The Sale of a Widow. The Failure of Mr. Perkins’ Attempted Murder Case · Arthur Merrian · ss
    • 552 · Jack Wynn’s Confession. A Story of Some Stolen Diamonds · J. M. B. · ss
    • 554 · The Only Way. How “Absence Made the Heart Grow Fonder” · D. O. L. · ss
    • 555 · John’s Burglar Hunt · P. O. W. · ss
    • 556 · The Tragedy of Ivydene. Told in Three Acts · George Day · ss
    • 558 · Mr. Bowser, Hypnotist. It Wasn’t His Fault That His Experiments Were Not a Success · M. Quad · ss; also, ills from next week’s cover of Pearson’s Short Stories.
    • 559 · Name Hunting Competition · [Misc.] · pz
    • 560 · The Major’s Wife. What a Girl’s Love of Adventure Did · A. A. Altroff; translated by F. F. Strecker & C. I. Block · ss Short Stories Jan 1900; translated from the German.; illustrated.
    • 566 · Storyettes · [The Readers] · vi
    • 567 · Amelia’s Mother. How a Girl’s Chances of Marriage Were Nearly Spoilt by Her Mother · Grete Hahn · ss
    • 569 · Link by Link [Part 9 of 11] · Anon. (by Louis Tracy, [?]) · sl; chpts 23-24.
    • 573 · [adverts] · [Misc.] · ms
    • 575 · A Self-Sacrificing Wife · Anon. · ss; also, ad for new serial by Henry Farmer, “Thy Will be Done” commencing in “Short Stories” May 17th. His previous serials “Fettered Lives” and “As a Man Sows” were published in “Pearson’s Weekly.”
    • 576 · In Confidence · Madge Morris · cl


    Short Stories [No 697, For the week ending May 10th, 1902] (1d, 32pp, 7" x 9½")
    • 577 · Our Powerful New Romance · [The Editor] · ms; [advert for new serial by Henry Farmer to commence the following week renamed “Out of Great Tribulation.”]
    • 577 · The Brains of the Force. The Perfume in the Cut-Glass Bottle · R. Norman Silver · ss; illustrated by H. M. Lewis
    • 582 · Mr. Bowser’s Tribulations. He Offers Up His Life in the Interests of Medical Science. · M. Quad · ss
    • 583 · The Hampstead Mystery. A Story of a Woman’s Justice · Levin Carnac · ss
    • 586 · A Bit of Blue Chiffon · Angela Morgan · ss
    • 587 · The Maid of the Mountain. A Tourist’s Pretty Love Adventure · Isabel Smithson · ss
    • 589 · Helen’s Lunatic · D. C. L. · ss
    • 590 · A Good-Night Kiss, The Romance of a Hospital Ward · J. M. R. · ss
    • 591 · Name Hunting Competition · [Misc.] · pz
    • 592 · A Modern ’Portia.’ The Story of a Woman’s Wit · Ralph Enderby · ss; illustrated by H. Menzies
    • 598 · Storyettes · [The Readers] · vi
    • 599 · Too Much Business · O. P. W. · ss; also ad for “The Lady’s Magazine.”
    • 600 · In the Top Gallery. A Casual Meeting and Its Consequences · H. Parker · ss
    • 601 · Bank’s Telephone · C. L. L. · ss
    • 602 · Link by Link [Part 10 of 11] · Anon. (by Louis Tracy, [?]) · sl; chpts 25-26.
    • 605 · [adverts] · [Misc.] · ms
    • 608 · In Confidence · Madge Morris · cl


    Short Stories [No 698, For the week ending May 17th, 1902] (1d, 32pp, 7" x 9½")
    • 609 · Out of Great Tribulation [Part 1 of ?] · Henry Farmer · sl; chpts 1- 6.; illustrated.
    • 616 · A Cross Road Courtship. A Pretty Tale Illustrating That “All Is Not Gold That Glitters” · A. Clarke Little · ss
    • 618 · From 3 P.M. to 3 A.M. The Story of a Burglary · Walter J. Mowbray · ss
    • 621 · Bowser’s Memoranda. He Jots Down Many Little Things to Make History · M. Quad · ss
    • 622 · He Stooped to Conquer · Owen Blayney · ss
    • 624 · Who’s the Dupe? The Story of a Visit to Homburg · A. Steffens-Hardy · ss; illustrated by T. Peddie
    • 628 · Name Hunting Competition · [Misc.] · pz
    • 629 · A Marriage of the World. By which Two Hearts Were Broken · Gertrude Keene · ss
    • 630 · Storyettes · [The Readers] · vi
    • 631 · Dorothea. A Charming Story of a Misdeed which Brought a Life Happiness · J. M. B. · ss
    • 634 · Link by Link [Part 11 of 11] · Anon. (by Louis Tracy, [?]) · sl; chpts 27-28 (conclusion).
    • 637 · [adverts] · [Misc.] · ms
    • 639 · [adverts for “The Royal Magazine” and “The Big Budget”] · [Misc.] · ms
    • 640 · In Confidence · Madge Morris · cl



    Short Stories [No 700, For the week ending May 31st, 1902] (1d, 32pp, 7" x 9½")
    • 673 · Out of Great Tribulation [Part 3 of ?] · Henry Farmer · sl; chpts 8 (cont)-11.; illustrated.
    • 680 · Quite a Prosaic Affair · H. C. L. · ss
    • 682 · The Dentist’s Love Story · John Parker · ss
    • 683 · The Feat of Little Ellen · Enfield Joiner · ss; illustrated.
    • 685 · The Romance of an Eccentric Will. A Lover by Legacy · Fred J. Cox · ss
    • 688 · The Brains of the Force. The Affair on the Prince’s Yacht · R. Norman Silver · ss; illustrated by H. M. Lewis
    • 692 · An Explanation · [The Editor] · ms; a promised series of “true” stories by Cynthia, the companion to a Society lady guilty of various crimes, is delayed until June 14th while the lady’s trial proceeds.
    • 693 · The Proposal · A. B. O. · ss
    • 696 · Storyettes · [The Readers] · vi
    • 697 · Beware the Landlord · John Smythe · ss
    • 698 · A Piece of Wedding Cake · J. L. C. · ss
    • 700 · Ted, the Matchmaker · Ralph Enderby · ss
    • 704 · In Confidence · Madge Morris · cl


    Short Stories [No 701, for the week ending June 7th, 1902] (1d, 32pp, 7" x 9½")
    • 705 · The Honeysuckle & the Bee · A. L. Brazier · ss
    • 707 · The Sound of a Voice · Gwendolyn Nation · ss
    • 709 · Bowser: Genealogist · M. Quad · ss
    • 710 · A Terrible Anarchist. And the Story of a Lost Hat · George Day · ss; illustrated.
    • 714 · From Best Man to Bridegroom · J. Pounds · ss
    • 715 · Then and Now. The Tale of a Love That Was Lost · V. M. Johnson · ss
    • 717 · Poor Sir Caliban. Which Tells of a Bitter Revenge · Ralph Enderby · ss
    • 720 · Out of Great Tribulation [Part 4 of ?] · Henry Farmer · sl; chpts 11 (cont)-13.; illustrated.
    • 726 · Marmalade and Love · Reed Thomas · ss; also plug for a scene from “The Confessions of Cynthia” on next week’s cover of “Short Stories.”
    • 727 · The Great Nag-A-Por Diamond · Frank Wall · ss
    • 730 · Storyettes · [The Readers] · vi
    • 731 · Your Editor Chats · [The Editor] · ed; another plug for next week’s issue with “The Confessions of Cynthia.” “These are a series of revelations made by a Lady’s Companion, and will give you a better insight into the secret crimes which are often practiced in high life than any fictitious novel could do.”
    • 732 · A Point of Law · Anon. · ss
    • 733 · [adverts] · [Misc.] · ms
    • 735 · [advert for Pearson’s Gossipy Guides] · [Misc.] · ms
    • 736 · In Confidence · Madge Morris · cl


    Short Stories [No 702, For the week ending June 14th, 1902] (1d, 32pp, 7" x 9½")
    • 737 · The Confessions of Cynthia. Revelations in High Life by a Lady’s Companion. I.—With the Smart Set in a Country House · Anon. · ss; “The writer of this series of true stories acted for many years in the capacity of a lady’s companion to a Society adventuress who lived by robbing her unsuspecting guests. Names have...been altered, but the facts are true.”; illustrated.
    • 741 · Two Little Keepsakes · L. Stadd · ss
    • 743 · By Right of Deed. A Love Story of To-day · Ralph Enderby · ss; illustrated.
    • 747 · My Friend Hardy · Erroll Stanhope · ss; illustrated.
    • 751 · For Her Mother’s Sake · M. L. Adams · ss
    • 752 · Out of Great Tribulation [Part 5 of ?] · Henry Farmer · sl; chpts 13 (cont)-16.; illustrated.
    • 758 · Your Editor Chats · [The Editor] · ed
    • 759 · Deceiving an Uncle · George Day · ss
    • 762 · Storyettes · [The Readers] · vi
    • 763 · A Marvellous Invention · L. Parkyn · ss
    • 764 · Jones, A. B. · Jeffery Farnol · ss
    • 765 · [adverts] · [Misc.] · ms
    • 768 · In Confidence · Madge Morris · cl


    Short Stories [No 703, For the week ending June 21st, 1902] (1d, 32pp, 7" x 9½")


    Short Stories [No 704, For the week ending June 28th, 1902] (1d, 32pp, 7" x 9½")
    • 801 · Love or Duty? A Story of Coronation Day · L. G. Moberly · ss; illustrated.
    • 804 · A Changed Decision · M. Chalmers · ss
    • 806 · The Confessions of Cynthia. Revelations in High Life by a Lady’s Companion. [3] He Suspects; Make Haste · Anon. · ss; illustrated by T. Peddie
    • 810 · The Storming of the Fortress · G. S. Richmond · ss
    • 813 · Wholesale Economy. Or, How Love’s Labour Was Lost · T. L. Pearse · ss
    • 814 · A Case of True Love · W. R. Rose · ss
    • 816 · An Unconscious Confederate · George Day · ss; illustrated by E. L.
    • 819 · Your Editor Chats · [The Editor] · ed
    • 820 · Storyettes · [The Readers] · vi
    • 821 · Behind the Green Shutters · Ralph Enderby · ss
    • 824 · Out of Great Tribulation [Part 7 of ?] · Henry Farmer · sl; chpts 18 (cont)-20.
    • 829 · [adverts] · [Misc.] · ms
    • 832 · In Confidence · Madge Morris · cl


    Short Stories:    (about)
    Short Stories—USA; Jun. 1890-Aug. 1959; Fred M. Somers, Harold Godwin (1904-1910), Doubleday, Page (1910-1937); monthly; smaller than standard format, initially 25 cents, converted to a standard pulp in Mar. 1910; editors Harry Peyton Steger (?-1912), Harry E. Maule (1912-1936); at first most of the stories—"25 stories for 25 cents"—were reprints, including translations; from 1910 it was transformed into a pulp adventure magazine.




    Short Stories [v1 #2, #2, July 1890] (The Current Literature Publishing Co., 25¢, 118pp, smaller than standard)
    Details supplied by Denny Lien.
    • 123 · An Introduction and Explanation · Anon. · ed
    • 127 · The Story of the Broker · Alexander Brody · ss Transatlantic
    • 135 · Padre Mateo Verdugo’s Cats · Amy Elizabeth Leigh · ss Pittsburg Bulletin
    • 138 · Look! The Phantom Child · J. M. Cobban · ss London Figaro
    • 147 · An Affair of Honor · Catulle Mendes · vi The Evening Sun
    • 148 · The Wedding of Glory Ann · H. C. Heverin · ss Philadelphia Saturday Night
    • 153 · The Fate of Half-Past Four · Fayr Madoc · ss The Argosy
    • 162 · Do the Dead Move? · Anon. · vi The London Tablet
    • 163 · A Little Mother of Sorrow · Catherine Cole · ss New Orleans Picayune
    • 168 · The Captain of the Nancy Lee · Anon. · ss (r); from London Wit and Wisdom.
    • 172 · The Burglar and the Butler · Anon. · ss London Truth
    • 182 · Ollendorfiana · Anon.; translated by Heinrich Gottfried Ollendorff · vi Paris Figaro
    • 183 · The Kiss of Sudden Death · Anon. · ss (r); from New York Correspondence Cincinnati Enquirer (sic).
    • 188 · The Saffron Fly: A Basque Legend · Anon.; translated by Alice Ballard-Macdonald · vi
    • 189 · A Silent Witness of His Crime · Richard Marsh · ss Belgravia
    • 200 · A Pork Bomb · Anon. · vi The Washington Post
    • 201 · Janet: A Little “Maverick” · Patience Stapleton · ss The Youth’s Companion
    • 208 · The Ryan Woman’s Suicide · Anon. · ss New York Sunday Sun
    • 213 · An English Satire · Anon. · vi Punch
    • 214 · “Sun Dust”: A Contagation · Opie P. Read · ss The Arkansas Traveler
    • 217 · Daniel and the Devil · Anon. · ss Chicago News
    • 224 · Bouki and Lapin · Alcee Fortier · vi (r); from Louisiana Folk-Lore.
    • 225 · An Old-Time Tavern Brawl · “Q” · ss (r); from The Splendid Spur.
    • 229 · The Belated Celestial Soul · Catulle Mendes; translated by Alice Ballard-Macdonald · ss
    • 233 · Birds of a Feather · Eugene Field · vi Chicago News
    • 234 · The Watcher by the Dead · Ambrose Bierce · ss San Francisco Examiner Dec 29 1889



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