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 … Continue reading It was a parrot.
Source: Pittsburgh Daily Post, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 06 Apr 1914 (pg. 1).
Source: The Boston Globe, Boston, Massachusetts, 17 Mar 1927, Thu (page 1).
In October of 1941, the police arrived at the home of Philip Peters in Denver (Colorado), finding broken furniture and splattered blood. Peters (aged 73) lay dead on the floor with his hand clutching a broken cane. The police searched the house and were unable to find the attacker. Mrs. Peters was in the hospital … Continue reading It was a murderer.
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.