By John Foster Fraser (1868-1936).
First appearance: To-Day, October 3, 1896.
Short short short story (3 pages, 2 illos).
Online at Hathi Trust (HERE).
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An author accidentally discovers a crime worse than plagiarism . . .
- To judge from his FictionMags listing, John Foster Fraser seems to have produced mostly nonfiction, with the occasional foray into fiction.