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ASTOUNDING

STORIES

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VOL. VI, No. 3 CONTENTS JUNE, 1931

COVER DESIGN H. W. WESSO

Painted in Water Colors from a Scene in "Manape the Mighty."

THE MAN FROM 2071 SEWELL PEASLEE WRIGHT 295

Out of the Flow of Time There Appears to Commander John Hanson a Man of Mystery from the Forgotten Past.

MANAPE THE MIGHTY. ARTHUR J. BURKS 308

High in Jungle Treetops Swings Young Bentley His Human Brain Imprisoned in a Mighty Ape. (A Complete Novelette.)

HOLOCAUST CHARLES WILLARD DIFFIN 356

The Extraordinary Story of "Paul," Who for Thirty Days Was Dictator of the World.

THE EARTHMAN'S BURDEN R. F. STARZL 375

There is Foul Play on Mercury until Danny Olear of the Interplanetary Flying Police Gets After His Man.

THE EXILE OF TIME RAY CUMMINGS 386

Larry and George from 1935, Mary from 1777 All Are Caught up in the Treacherous Tugh's Revolt of the Robots in the Time World of 2930. (Part Three of a Four Part Novel.)

THE READERS' CORNER ALL OF US 416

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Issued monthly by The Clayton Magazines, Inc., 80 Lafayette Street, New York, N. Y. W. M. Clayton, President; Francis P. Pace, Secretary. Entered as second class matter December 7, 1929, at the Post Office at New York, N. Y., under Act of March 3, 1879. Title registered as a Trade Mark in the U. S. Patent Office. Member Newsstand Group. For advertising rates address The Newsstand Group, Inc., 80 Lafayette Street, New York; or The Wrigley Bldg., Chicago.

The Man From 2071

By Sewell Peaslee Wright

[Illustration: He clutched at the gangway and fell. ]

[Sidenote: Out of the flow of time there appears to Commander John Hanson a man of mystery from the forgotten past.]

Perhaps this story does not belong with my other tales of the Special Patrol Service. And yet, there is, or should be, a report somewhere in the musty archives of the Service, covering the incident.

Not accurately, and not in detail. Among a great mass of old records which I was browsing through the other day, I happened across that report; it occupied exactly three lines in the log book of the Ertak :

"Just before departure, discovered stowaway, apparently demented, and ejected him."

For the hard headed higher ups of the Service, that was report enough. Had I given the facts, they would have called me to the Base for a long winded investigation... Continue reading book >>




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