The Mermaid Skin Cancer Cure In 1906 a Mrs. Merritt, suffering from breast cancer, heard the siren song of healing in a piece of mermaid skin.
Horses That Scent Death Can horses smell death? Do they shy from suicides? Can they see ghosts?
Fort Mountain Mystery Petroglyphs A visitor to Fort Mountain, Georgia seeks one or possibly two stones carved with mysterious petroglyphs.
Dreaming of Death for the Romanovs A lady has a series of prophetic dreams: first, that an heir will be born to the Tsar; and also that his family faces death and destruction if he goes to war.
The Lying Ghost. A dead man gives a warning about reindeer in peril, but is ignored, due to his reputation as a liar.
An Antarctic Mermaid. A sailor sees a musical mermaid with green hair during an Antarctic sealing expedition.
Mantismancy A spirited defense of a pet praying mantis and its amazing ability to tell the future.
Poisoned by a Blotter A young woman is nearly killed by a blotter soaked in poisonous perfume.
Cloudy, With a Chance of Maggots An Iowa physician reports on an 1846 shower of maggots. Eww.
Dr. Sinclair and the Fourth Dimension A respectable physician terrifies himself with his esoteric studies –and receives some visitors from the Fourth Dimension with a plan to end the First World War.