Ethyl B. Smith was a St Louis composer of popular music. She is best known for The Black Cat Rag (1905)
, which she co-authored with Frank Wooster
and is alson the composer of Fontella Rag
(1907). According to Nora Hulse
in her 24 Piano Rags
, she was also in charge of the Axel W. Christensen
studio for ragtime and popular music in Jefferson City, Missouri.
For data housekeeping purposes she is listed in these webpages as a one-off composer.