OCR: Courtroom ‘Ghost’ | The county court room "ghost” in Charlotte, N C is gone. For days justice was interrupted by wails emanating from the walls of the chamber. Finally workmen opened the grill work over one of the huge ventilators just above the judge's dais. Out stepped “Ginger” the county jail's big tan cat … Continue reading It was a cat.
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 … Continue reading It was a parrot.
It was an owl. (St. Patrick’s Day Edition)
Source: The Boston Globe, Boston, Massachusetts, 17 Mar 1927, Thu (page 1).
It was a cat in a mailbox.
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.
It was woodpeckers.
It was bees.
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.
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 … Continue reading It was a turtle.
It was a poodle.
On March 16, 1916, The Republic of Meyersdale, Pennsylvania reported the alleged haunting of a recently deceased Mr. Jonathan Albright. The veteran’s ghost was said to have driven his family out their home (in Meyersdale) on two occasions. “On one occasion several weeks ago, ” The Republic reported, “the family averred, he came and stood … Continue reading It was a poodle.
It was a possum.
The Dalbaugh Family had an issue with their couch. Each time they sat on it, wires would poke out and cause a painful jab. The cause? Surely a ghost! An investigation of the couch revealed that a possum had "mistaken it for a hollow tree," deciding it was the best location for their winter hibernation. … Continue reading It was a possum.