It was a parrot.

OCR: DISCOVERED GHOST IN A TREE ‘ Police Cowed but Plucky New Jersey Town Mayor Routs It With Shotgun – New – York—Two borough – marshals of Prospect – Park NJ resigned because they assert they were terrorized nightly by a ghost that -held forth In a tree on ‘the town’s outskirt. Mayor Lambertus Town New Jersey’s youngest mayor waited two nights for the ghost. The other night he heard a voice In the tree. A blast from a shotgun [dislodged] a swearing parrot.

Source: The Rogersville Herald, Rogersville, Tennessee, 19 Nov 1913, Wed (Page 3).


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