The Black Cat 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.
This is the eighth issue of volume 2 with the following five short stories:
"The Passing of the Polly Ann", by Collins Shackelford: the survivor of a drifting ship testifies to a startling revelation
"The Obsequies of Ole Miss Jug", by Jean Ross Irvine: these children know how to bury a faithful dog in style
"A Modern Goliath", by J. C. W. Brooks, U.S.A.: witness a spectacular court-martial trial, trying to prove a soldier's innocence
"The Colby Girls", by Charles Bryant Howard: two sturdy spinsters battle through a storm at sea
"Trans-Saharan Station 15-M", by J. E. Pember: three men are struggling to stay alive in the stifling heat of the Sahara
Summary by Sonia