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Short Stories in the Daily Mail

Authors: U - Z

Unsworth, A. T.
List Amended, February 14, 1940

Vaidya, Suresh
The Magic Stick, August 31, 1935

Vane, Derek  pseudonym of Mrs. Blanche Eaton-Back (?-1939)
The Visitor's Book, August 20, 1907
The New Tyranny, November 7, 1907

Verney, Frank E. (1884- )
That's Discipline, Buddies!, August 9, 1933

Vickers, Roy  pseudonym of William Edward Vickers (1889-1965)
The Parrot's Beak, October 23, 1929

Vigour, John
Miss Nora's Locket, October 18, 1935
Bitter Sea-Harvest, September 17, 1936
Third Party Policy, June 11, 1937

Waife, M. G.
The Keyhole Fairy, June 30, 1917
The Sleep Fairy, July 9, 1917
The Fairy Door, July 16, 1917
The Candle, July 23, 1917
The Broken Picture, July 30, 1917
A Ride Into Nowhere, August 6, 1917
Dora and the Spiders, August 20, 1917
Butterfly Wings, August 27, 1917
The Magic Circle, September 4, 1917
The Clever Pencil, September 10, 1917
The Cross Nib, September 17, 1917
Fight with a Dragon, September 24, 1917
Lighting the Lamps in Fairyland, October 1, 1917
The Town of Dust, October 8, 1917
The Underground Fairy, October 15, 1917
Fairy Goodwill, December 20, 1917 (a play)

Wallace, Edgar (1875-1932)
"Kitchener's the Bloke," June 6, 1901
War - From a Saloon Window: The Start, December 2, 1901
The Night of the Drive, March 10, 1902
Two Days in a Week, April 15, 1902
Home Again!, July 30, 1902
Back from the War, August 7, 1902
The New Officer, August 19, 1904
Advertising the Army, September 13, 1904
The Umpire, September 17, 1904
Military Motoring, September 23, 1904
The Engagement, September 28, 1904
The Trade Union, October 5, 1904
The Clairvoyant, October 8, 1904
Smithy, November 14, 1904
Army Manners, December 21, 1904
Smithy on Boots, January 16, 1905
Ju-Jitsu, March 16, 1905
Missing Words, March 24, 1905
The Adjutant's Madness, March 30, 1905
The Photographer, April 5, 1905
Bertie, April 15, 1905
Erudition, April 22, 1905
Nobby's Part, April 29, 1905
The Chef, May 6, 1905
The New Rules, May 13, 1905
Employing the Soldier, May 20, 1905
George, September 11, 1905
The Chaffeur, May 17, 1906
Army Reform, July 16, 1906
An Evening of Thrills, September 12, 1906
With Military Honours, December 14, 1906
The Faith of Private Simpson, July 1, 1907
Uncle Joe's Tract, July 12, 1907
The Easter Egg, April 9, 1928

Wallace, Kathleen
Ten Cents to Paradise, January 26, 1934
Sally Bax - Her Sampler, April 13, 1936
We Built a Tower, September 4, 1936
Song at Twilight, December 23, 1936
Life Sentence, May 10, 1937
The Ghost in the Calendar, May 27, 1937

Waller, L. T.
Last Past the Post, January 16, 1937
Light of His World, March 2, 1937

Walmsley, Leo (1892-1966)
Mixed Motives, January 2, 1930

Walpole, Hugh (1884-1941)
Green Tie, April 26, 1939

Watson, Alfred E. T. (1849-1922)
In the Paddock, June 18, 1907

Watson, H. B. Marriott (1863-1921)
The Elegant Gertie, December 16, 1903
Platonic Affection, July 12, 1906
The Full Moon, March 4, 1907
The Simple Life, June 4, 1907
The Superstitions of Delia, June 12, 1907
The Revolt of Ugh Dixon, July 26, 1907

Watson, Margaret A.
Life Sentence, October 10, 1934

Waugh, Alec (1898-1981)
The Island Carnival, August 8, 1928
I Call it a Miracle, April 6, 1939
Pukka Sahib, June 6, 1939 (part of the "Seaside Hotel" series of stories set in a common background and contributed by various authors)

Waugh, Evelyn (1903-1966)
The Sympathetic Passenger, May 4, 1939

Webb, Mary (1881-1927)
Blessed are the Meek, September 30, 1932
"In Affection and Esteem," July 22, 1933
Owd Blossom, August 12, 1933

Webster, F. A. M. (1886-1951?)
The Avenging of Tembo, June 16, 1936

Webster, Richard Trevor
The Kidnapped Horse, December 2, 1922

Weigall, C. E. C.
The Reward of Philip Elmslie, May 7, 1899 (this story appeared in the Daily Mail Sunday Edition)

West, Keith  pseudonym of Kenneth Westmacott Lane (1893-1954)
Old Man's Twilight, January 12, 1935
Just One of the Audience, October 23, 1935

Westerby, Robert (1909-1968)
Bright Idea, August 11, 1938

Weymouth, Anthony  pseudonym of Ivo Geikie Cobb (1887-1953)
Action for Damages, March 15, 1939
Theatre Emergency, April 18, 1939

Whitaker, Malachi
When We Are Rich, December 31, 1932

White, Fred M. (1859- )
The Yellow Moth, August 11, 1898 (as by F. M. White)
He Also Waits, July 24, 1933

Whitehead, Cecil
The Corner Seat, July 31, 1934

Wilde, Oscar (1854-1900)
The Happy Prince (part one), July 14, 1931
The Happy Prince (part two), July 15, 1931
The Selfish Giant, January 6, 1933

Williams, Godfrey
The Shilling Shiver, August 27, 1932

Williams, Lloyd
The Acting Manager, October 5, 1906

Willis, Mrs. N. H.
Tom the Piper's Son and Nancy Etticote, November 19, 1910 (a pantomime script)
Tommy Stout and Curlilocks, October 27, 1911 (a play)
Tommy Tucker and the Ogre of Adamant Castle, November 12, 1912 (a play)
Daffy-Down-Dilly, November 20, 1913 (a play)
Summer Masque for Children, July 3, 1914 (a play)
The Princess and the Rose Leaf, November 23, 1915 (a play; adapted from the fairy story by Hans Christian Andersen)

Willoughby, Cecilia
Mr. Hoverbee Replies, January 19, 1935
Street of Cobblers, August 29, 1935
The Flaw, September 27, 1935
Miss Amelia Remembers, January 2, 1937
Handwoven Sheets, April 27, 1937

Willson, Beckles
Tobelet, January 10, 1898

Wilson, N. Scarlyn (1901-1996)
One Hour, July 16, 1934

Wilton, L. A.
Educational Extremes, February 20, 1907

Wimbury, Harold
"Personal," October 19, 1934

Winchester, Clarence (1895-1981)
The Bell of Ste. Marie, October 22, 1929
In Case It Meant Something, June 23, 1937
There's Always the View, July 12, 1937

Winslade, H. A.
Danger Ahoy!, June 30, 1934

Winslow, D. K.
Off Guard, September 12, 1936

Winson, Edward
Floor Waiter, April 19, 1939

Wise, Emma M.
Tommy Atkins in Paris, October 21, 1914
Poor Georgina!, April 24, 1915

Withers, Pearkes
A Night at the Theatre, October 2, 1913

Woodward, Edward (1882-1951)
Crowning Glory, September 5, 1935

Worcester, Jack
Mystery at the Bartons', June 15, 1935
Kaladu's Train, December 28, 1935

Wright, Ronald
The Wise Guy, September 14, 1931
He Held The Baby, January 7, 1932

Wright, Tomlinson
The Lover, January 3, 1933
The Home-Maker, July 20, 1933
The Exception, August 8, 1933
The Test, September 7, 1933
The Other Woman, October 10, 1933
The Bargain, May 31, 1934
The Old Lady of Hiccup-on-Stour, August 23, 1934
It Was "Widows' Night," January 16, 1935
Forbidden Fruit, August 31, 1938

Wynn, Irene
The Magic Pipe, September 1, 1934

Yates, Christabel Lowndes
Her Reckoning, January 11, 1932

Yeats, W. B. (1865-1939)
The Twisting of the Rope, February 15, 1934

 

 

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