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The Westminster Scholars
A few years since, some Westminster scholars received...

The Rival Ghosts
BY BRANDER MATTHEWS The good ship sped on her way ac...

Has Presented It
But, in the drawings, the fragments were of different c...

The Residence At Whitminster
Dr. Ashton--Thomas Ashton, Doctor of Divinity--sat in...

The Stalls Of Barchester Cathedral
This matter began, as far as I am concerned, with the r...

Dr Funk Sees The Spirit Of Beecher
(New York _Herald_, April 4, 1903) While he will not...

The Other Lodgers
"In order to take that train," said Colonel Leverin...

The Spectre Bridegroom
Long, long ago a farmer named Lenine lived in Bosc...

A Baffled Ambuscade
Connecting Readyville and Woodbury was a good, hard...

Cottage 4 Interior Arrangement
PLAN From the veranda in the center of the front, a ...





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The Rival Ghosts
The good ship sped on her way across the calm Atlantic. It was an outward passage, according to the little charts which the company had charily distributed, but most of the passengers were homeward bound, afte...

One Does Not Always Eat What Is On The Table
By the light of a tallow candle which had been placed on one end of a rough table a man was reading something written in a book. It was an old account book, greatly worn; and the writing was not, apparently, very l...

What May Happen In A Field Of Wild Oats
". . . The sun had hardly risen when we left the house. We were looking for quail, each with a shotgun, but we had only one dog. Morgan said that our best ground was beyond a certain ridge that he pointed out, and ...

A Man Though Naked May Be In Rags
The coroner rose from his seat and stood beside the dead man. Lifting an edge of the sheet he pulled it away, exposing the entire body, altogether naked and showing in the candle-light a claylike yellow. It had, ho...

An Explanation From The Tomb
In the diary of the late Hugh Morgan are certain interesting entries having, possibly, a scientific value as suggestions. At the inquest upon his body the book was not put in evidence; possibly the coroner thought ...