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NOTICE TO ALL SHORT STORY LOVERS! HERE'S
A WHALE OF A SCOOP!
When the thermometer climbs clear'fo the top notch and not a whisp
of breeze stirs the leaves, there is only one thing to do GET HOLD OP
THE BEST LOVE STORY YOU CAN AND READ IT.
The difficulty, though, you say, lies in getting hold of the BEST LOVEj
STORY. It's easy to pick up a magazine and run through any number of!
short stories. But they are seldom the ldnd that actually touch the heart.,
They are seldom the thrilling tales of true romance the wonderful, grip
ping kind that come to jeach of us just once in all our life!
And of the few the very few writers in America who know how to
tell such REAL LOVE STORIES, there are absolutely no better ones than
Robert W. Chambers, Gonveneur Morris and 0. Henry very famous, all
of them, and men who consequently command the highest prices in the land
for their output. J
So it is with special 'pride that we announce that we have finally been
able to secure the right to publish in this city the cream of all the short
stories of these three great authors, and that tomorrow the first of them
Each story will be fully illustrated by some leading American artist
such.jnen as James Montgomery Flagg, Edmund Frederick and Dan Sayre
Groesbeck or by a specially posed picture by the famous star of "Joseph,
and His Brethren," Pauline Frederick, whom Artist Harrison Fisher de
clares the most beautiful girl in America. ""
Robert W. Chambers is, perhaps, the "best known of all the American
tellers nt modern love-tales. He wrote "The Fighting Chance," "The Firing t
Line," "The Younger Set," and "The Common Law" stories that have'
topped the list of six best sellers many times.
Chambers started out to be an artist in Paris. At th6 time when
he was submitting brilliant pictures to leading publications, he began sub
mitting some short stories. THEY WERE WONDERS. American maga
zines cried for more and gradually the brush and palette were neglected.
"The King; in Yellow" stories appeared, then "The Maker of Moons,"
"The Cambric Mask," "Ashes of Empire," and still others, till the climax
was reached with the hauntingly clever "Iole" sketches.
But for downright interest none of Chambers' ljttie stories excels
"THE BRIDAL PAIR" a love story that is clouded with witchery and
clouded mystery. THIS IS TO BE OUR FIRST SATURDAY SHORT
STORY AND WILL APPEAR TOMORROW.
GouvejieuT Morris is easily in the lead of the younger short-story writers
of America. You will want to read his story, "THE LITTLE HEIRESS,"
and his June-time tale, "HOLDING HANDS," and the wonderful wedding
day tale of "THE BEST MAN." We're going to give- them to you.
And for 0. Henry. We all know how he was once a cow-puncher, then
a miner, amd after that a sheep-herder. And how finally he went to New
York, stood in the bread line,.slept on a bench In a pats: until one day when
He suddenly found himself the most sought-after magazine writer in
the country! And, then just as Fortune had come, he died.
But he left a wonderful set of sliort stories behind. We have secured
the rights to them and will print one very soon.
LOVE! ADVENTURE! ROMANCE! THESE ARE THINGS YOU WILL
BEAD ABOUT IN THESE SURPASSING SATURDAY" STORIES. THEY
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