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WEIRD TALES
THE UNIQUE MAGAZINE

EDWIN BAIRD, Editor


Published monthly by Rural Publishing Corporation, 954 North Clark Street, Chicago, Ill. Application made for entry at the postoffice at Chicago, Ill., as second class matter. Single copies, 25 cents: subscription, $3 a year in the United States, $3.50 in Canada. The publishers are not responsible for the loss of unsolicited manuscripts in transit, by fire, or otherwise, although every precaution is made with such material. All manuscripts should be typewritten and must be accompanied by stamped and self-addressed envelopes. The contents of this magazine are fully protected by copyright, and publishers are cautioned against using the same, either in whole or in part.

Copyright 1923, by the Rural Publishing Corporation.


VOLUME 1
NUMBER 1
25 Cents

Contents for March, 1923


TWENTY-TWO REMARKABLE SHORT STORIES

The Mystery of Black Jean. Julian Kilman 41
A story of blood-curdling realism, with a smashing surprise at the end.

The Grave. Orville R. Emerson 47

A soul-gripping story of terror.

Hark! The Rattle! Joel Townsley Rogers 53

An uncommon tale that will cling to your memory for many a day.

The Ghost Guard. Bryan Irvine 59

A "spooky" tale with a grim background.

The Ghoul and the Corpse. G. A. Wells 65

An amazing yarn of weird adventure in the frozen North.

Fear. David R. Solomon 73

Showing how fear can drive a strong man to the verge of insanity.

The Place of Madness. Merlin Moore Taylor 80

What two hours in a prison "solitary" did to a man.

The Closing Hand. Farnsworth Wright 98

A brief story powerfully written.

The Unknown Beast. Howard Ellis Davis 100

An unusual tale of a terrifying monster.

The Basket. Herbert J. Mangham 106

A queer little story about San Francisco.

The Accusing Voice. Meredith Davis 110

The singular experience of Allen Defoe.

The Sequel. Walter Scott Story 119

A new conclusion to Edgar Allen Poe’s "Cask of Amontillado."

The Weaving Shadows. W. H. Holmes 122

Chet Burke's strange adventures in a haunted house.

Niniba, the Cove Girl. R. T. M. Scott 131

An odd, fantastic little story of the Stone Age.

The Young Man Who Wanted to Die. ? ? ? 135

An anonymous author submits a startling answer to the question, "What comes after death?"

The Scarlet Night. William Sanford 140

A tale with an eerie thrill.

The Extraordinary Experiment of Dr. Calgroni. Joseph Faus and James Bennett Wooding 143

An eccentric doctor creates a frightful living thing.

The Return of Paul Slavsky. Capt. George Warburton Lewis 150

A "creepy" tale that ends in a shuddering, breathtaking way.

The House of Death. F. Georgia Stroup 156

The strange secret of a lonely woman.

The Gallows. I. W. D. Peters 161

An out-of-the-ordinary story.

The Skull. Harold Ward 164

A grim tale with a terrifying end.

The Ape-Man. James B. M. Clark, Jr. 169

A Jungle tale that is somehow "different."

THREE UNUSUAL NOVELETTES
The Dead Man's Tale. Willard E. Hawkins 7

An astounding yarn that will hold you spellbound and make you breathe fast with a new mental sensation.


Ooze. Anthony M. Rud 19

A Remarkable short novel by a master of "gooseflesh" fiction.

The Chain. Hamilton Craigie 77

Craigie is at his best here.

A STRANGE NOVEL IN TWO PARTS
The Thing of a Thousand Shapes Otis Adelbert Kline 32

Don't start this story late at night.

THE EYRIE THE EDITOR 180

Also a number of odd facts and queer fancies, crowded in for good measure


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