Two police officers slept in a local farm house in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania (1927) in order to capture a ghost. Farmer W.J. Walker, "on the verge of nervous collapse," reached out to the police after being tortured by the ghost for years. On the first night, sheets were snatched from the officers' beds and "a white … Continue reading It was the wife and the farmhand.
I will start with the sad story first. Paranormal activity was reported in the Henry Thacker home of Louisville, Kentucky (1952). Stories of household objects floating and boxes sailing across the room brought in curious visitors and press. County Patrolman Russell McDaniel and Jack Fisher noticed the activity centered around 11-year-old Joyce. Joyce and her … Continue reading It was a lonely girl.
OCR: GHOSTS Cat in Mail Box Brings Cop to' Chase 'Spooks' CHICAGO, Aug. 28 (U P)- Ghosts stalked the eerie, gas-lighted corner of Seventh street and Eberhart avenue last night. Wails, screeches and whining moans rent the air. Apprehensive citizens gathered under the flickering lights. The moans continued, but no living thing was in sight. … Continue reading It was a cat in a mailbox.
One Wednesday night in June of 1922, citizens of Greensburg, Indiana experienced "one of the worst ghost scares in the history of this town." Those living on North Franklin Street awoke to "weird and terrifying" sounds coming from a nearby abandoned house. This continued for an hour and a crowd began to gather outside the … Continue reading It was string and wire.
OCR: "HAUNTED CHAMBERS." '(West Palm Beach Tropical Sun.) S , j The ghost of a haunted room in a residence in Annapolis, Ind. has been discovered. It was an immense hive of bees under the floor, 'who had made a solid comb; eight fet long and 'sixteen inches wide, containing 250 pounds of honey. This, … Continue reading It was bees.
OCR: TREE RUBBING POLE WAS GHOST MYSTERY ST LOUIS Oct 24—The mystery of the South Side 'haunted" tree has been solved. Residents here had been kept awake for several nights by a mysterious loud wailing sound Investigation during the day failed to discover the clue to the disturbance. One night a brave man 'ventured to … Continue reading It was a tree.
The sound of a wailing cat was heard in the home of Vincent Carta in Glendora, California. Technically, they believed this "ghost cat" was not of a paranormal sort but rather a living and breathing cat stuck in the walls. Workers' "Here Kitty Kitty" calls were answered by distant meows. Unforunately, tearing apart the entire … Continue reading It was a water meter.
OCR: Evicted Master Leaves Pet to Haunt Hotel Mansfield, 0., Oct. 2 (UP) -- The Fairview hotel -in Mansfield O., evicted one of it non-paying guests and by so doing solved the mystery of the haunted dresser drawer. On Tuesday night, a worn-, an's complaint that "something's moving around in my dresser drawer" sent a … Continue reading It was a turtle.
Tales of a haunted oil well on the edge of Rosedale Cemetery in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania spread in 1910. Residents reported hearing “blood-curdling groans” and desperate pleas: Help! Let me out! I’m being smothered! A party decided to investigate as the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports: It was found that a pipe extended from the casing of the well back into … Continue reading It was (another) pipe.