It was a turtle.

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 bellhop to the” room with a club. He found a – turtle in the drawer. a, A short time later, the hotel received a telegram from A. J. Krause of Pittsburgh. It read: “While guest your hotel, left pet turtle dresser drawer. Please mail him home.”

Source: Courier-Post (Camden, New Jersey), 2 Oct 1947 (pg. 3.)

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