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Source text (please read only from this text!): https://archive.org/details/TheBlackCatV02no06189703/The Black Cat v02no08 (1897-05)/mode/2upThe Black Cat (1895-1922) 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.<br>
This is the eighth issue of volume 2 with the following five short stories:<br>
The Passing of the Polly Ann / The Obsequies of Ole Miss Jug / A Modern Goliath / The Colby Girls / Trans-Saharan Station 15-M (Summary by Sonia)
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LibriVox recording settings: mono (1 channel), 44100 Hz sample rate, 128 kbps constant bit rate MP3. See the Tech Specs
Intro to recording:
Leave 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning.
End of recording:"Section [Number] of The Black Cat Vol. 2 No. 8 May 1897. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information or to volunteer, please visit librivox.org."
[Optional: "Read by your name."]
"The Black Cat Vol. 2 No. 8 May 1897. Section [number] [Title & author]."
If you are recording the final section of the book, add:"End of section [number]."
[Optional, and if not stated in the intro: "Read by your name, city, date."]
Leave 5 seconds of silence at the end."End of The Black Cat Vol. 2 No. 8 May 1897."
Filename: blackcat0208may1897_#_various_128kb.mp3 where # is the section number. (e.g. blackcat0208may1897_1_various_128kb.mp3)
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MC to select: Kitty
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