ANOTHER THOUGHT #6

February 4, 2004

 

EDITING CHANGES IN GRAVEYARD RATS AND OTHERS

 

The starting text used for all these stories was the original pulp pages. The following is a list of all changes made in these stories by the editor of this volume. Line count is for lines of text only, does not count story or chapter heading, nor blank lines.

 

BLACK TALONS

 

Page 16, line 27, [absent minded] in original.

Page 17, line 19, [pin points] in original, first half at end of line, typesetter likely forgot hyphen.

Page 17, line 25, No period after [silver] in original.

Page 21, line 12, [head-quarters] on a single line in original.

Page 21, line 13, [finger prints] in original.

Page 21, line 15, no [fingerprints] in original.

Page 21, line 17, [hell] in original.

Page 21, line 27, [week-end] in original.

Page 22, line 11, [finger prints] in original.

Page 22, line 20, [sikh] in original. Same throughout, and same change throughout.

Page 23, line 16, [gulfed] instead of [engulfed] in original.

Page 23, line 24, [kidnapers] in original.

Page 29, line 18, [sharp pointed] in original.

Page 29, line 19, [keen edged] in original.

Page 30, line 30, [vieing] in original.

Page 31, line 4, [teeth:] in original.

Page 31, line 19, No paragraph break after [dimmer.] in original.

Page 32, line 29, [no! you] in original.

Page 33, line 28, [phoney] in original.

 

FANGS OF GOLD

 

Page 35, line 15, [Õgator] in original, same change made throughout.

Page 36, line 12, [swamp lands] in original, though later in the story it is one word.

Page 37, line 3, [negro] in original, same change made throughout.

Page 43, line 25, [fire-place] in original.

Page 44, line 14, no close quote in original.

Page 54, line 18, [tear-stains] in original.

Page 56, line 11, [red cook] in original.

Page 58, line 15, [hunted were] instead of [hunted was] in original.

Page 60, line 7, [horse-shoe] in original.

Page 60, line 25, [bowl-tom-tom] in original.

Page 63, line 2, [Pompoloi!Ó] in original.

Page 63, line 3, [hell] in original.

Page 63, line 5, [hell] in original.

 

THE TOMBÕS SECRET

 

Page 69, line 5, [accident,] in original.

Page 69, line 5, [cigaret] in original.

Page 69, line 19, [cigaret] in original.

Page 70, line 26, [Hollihan] in original.

Page 72, line 29, [man-hunter] in original.

Page 76, line 19, [hell] in original.

Page 83, line 23, [either] instead of [any] in original.

Page 85, line 23, [sauve] in original.

Page 84, line 26, question mark instead of exclamation point in original.

Page 90, line 27, [despatched] in original.

 

NAMES IN THE BLACK BOOK

 

Page 94, line 19, [curio-dealer] in original.

Page 95, line 5, [these] instead of [them] in original.

Page 95, line 21, no [as] in original.

Page 99, line 7, [yourÕs] in original.

Page 102, line 4, [top-story] in original.

Page 102, line 21, [round] instead of [around] in original.

Page 102, line 23, [Sahiba] in original.

Page 104, line 19, [where ever] in original.

Page 105, line 13, [eery] in original.

Page 107, line 21, no comma in original.

Page 107, line 22 [a sound] instead of [sound] in original.

Page 109, line 2, [He had a] instead of [He fired a] in original.

Page 110, line 19, [the known] instead of [the well-known] in original.

Page 111, line 5, [backroom] in original.

Page 114, line 2, [Aye!] in original, no italics.

Page 115, line 22, [figure-head] in original.

Page 117, line 5, [motor boat] in original.

Page 118, line 7, [he] in original.

Page 120, line 1, [motor-boat] in original.

Page 121, line 1, [hell] in original.

Page 121, line 18, [hell] in original.

Page 122, line 8, [Gengis] in original.

Page 124, line 24, [hell] in original.

Page 127, line 11, [philosophise] in original.

Page 128, line 1, comma instead of dash in original.

Page 128, line 10, [writhed, there] in original.

Page 129, line 29, [on to] in original.

Page 130, line 4, [hell] in original.

Page 132, line 2, [aperatures] in original.

Page 132, line 13, [hell] in original.

Page 132, line 23, [burst] instead of [bursting] in original.

Page 133, line 24, [scare-crow] in original.

 

GRAVEYARD RATS

 

Page 135, line 21, [post-oak] in original.

Page 142, line 3, [post-oaks] in original.

Page 142, line 14, [post-oak] in original.

Page 142, line 25, [buzzardlike] in original.

Page 146, line 22, [post-oak] in original.

Page 149, line 4, [hell] in original.

Page 151, line 20, [rick] instead of [brick] in original.

Page 151, line 27, [hell] in original.

Page 152, line 29, [uncomplete] in original.

Page 154, line 11, [hell] in original.

Page 154, line 17, [hell] in original.

Page 158, line 15, [hell] in original.

Page 159, line 22, [post-oaks] in original.

Page 162, line 23, [sledge-hammer] in original.

Page 163, line 1, [loin-clout] in original.

Page 163, line 10, [hell] in original.

 

BLACK WIND BLOWING

 

Page 168, line 3, [resquite] in original.

Page 168, line 5, [hell] in original.

Page 169, line 10, [hell] in original.

Page 179, line 21, [half-witÕs] in original.

Page 182, line 19, [negro] in original.

Page 182, line 24, [tigerlike] in original.

Page 183, line 7, [lightninglike] in original.

Page 184, line 13, [bloodstained] in original.

Page 186, line 11, [lamplit] in original.

Page 186, line 17, [pounding] instead of [hounding] in original.

Page 187, line 30, [offguard] in original.

Page 189, line 25, comma after [light] in original.

Page 189, line 29, [hell] in original.