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Old 01-10-2023, 02:49 PM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo, where the woodbine twineth
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Capital Journal (Salem, Oregon) Oct. 24, 1919 Pg4

ODDS AND ENDS

Dallas, Texas--- City commissioners have been asked to pay the $3 hospital bill incurred by " Tabby " the Central Fire station's mouse catcher. " Tab " lost a foot under a street car.



The Butte Daily Post (Montana) Jan. 1, 1917 Pg4

USES JAIL AS LAUNDRY

Centralia, Mo.---For the first time in 45 years Centralia is without a jail. Arrests were few and the city council has rented the jail to a steam laundry.




Eaton Democrat (Ohio) March 5, 1885 Pg1

CHILD KILLED BY RATS

Reading, Pa., Feb. 28---Lillie, a two-year-old child of James F. Anspach, in Heidelberg Township, this county, was attacked by rats and fatally injured.
The little one lay in a cradle, and the rats jumped up during the night and bit her in the nose, ears, arms and hands, which swelled to enormous proportions.
The rats were bound to make a meal of the child, and had to be driven off with a club. Some were as large as small cats.




The Fool-Killer (North Carolina) 1910-1917

Unusual newspaper for the time.

https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/l...01/ed-1/seq-1/
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Old 01-11-2023, 06:14 AM
 
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50 Foot Congo Snake

https://cryptidz.fandom.com/wiki/50_Foot_Congo_Snake





The Birmingham Age-Herald (Alabama) Dec. 31, 1924 Pg3

DOGS FOUND RABID

Montgomery, Ala., Dec. 30--- Two dog heads examined at the state laboratory today showed positive signs of rabies. One was sent in by Dr. P.T. Donald of Selma and had bitten a negro child, the other was from C.P. Deming of Evergreen and had bitten a number of cows and dogs.





The Fort Sumner Review (New Mexico) July 17, 1909 Pg5

FOR THE SAKE OF COMPANY

" Hey, Jones, I hear you have rented a haunted house, one that has been deserted and shunned for 20 years," says the friend.

" It's a fact," Jones replies. " You see, we have to live in the suburbs, and my wife is always complaining of the lonesomeness of the places. Now we'll have company."
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Old 01-11-2023, 09:46 AM
 
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HORROR MOVIE SCARES YOUTH, 9, TO DEATH 1956

Chicago--- A coroner's pathologist said yesterday that a 9-year-old boy died of fright watching a double-feature horror movie.
Dr. Albert K. Baugher told an inquest that the boy, Stewart Cohan of suburban Oak Park, was suffering from an unsuspected heart condition. Stewart died Sunday while watching the opening scenes of " The Creeping Unknown " at the Lake Theatre in Oak Park.
The first part of the horror double-feature was another chiller, " The Black Sleep."




The Evening Herald (Albuquerque, N.M.) Jan. 6, 1921 Pg1

KILLS SELF AND DOG WHEN POOR FARM BARS ANIMAL

Ashland, Wis., Jan. 6--- When John Smith, a 69-year-old recluse, sought admittance to the Ashland county poor farm, he was told he could enter but could not bring his dog, which had been his only companion for years.
Late yesterday his body was found beside that of the dog in a lonely shack in the woods. His hand still grasped the gun that had ended their lives.





Zmeu

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Old 01-11-2023, 02:54 PM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo, where the woodbine twineth
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SNAKE TRIES TO EAT ITSELF

https://www.wgal.com/article/kingsna...tself/28658901





Eaton Democrat (Ohio) August 19, 1875 Pg1

A WILD BOY CAUGHT

Austin, Texas Times--- A gentleman arrived from Marcos yesterday, and brought the news of the capture of a wild boy a few miles from that place.
The boy was first discovered wallowing in a pond of shallow water, and when approached he broke like a quarter-horse, running about a mile before he could be overtaken by men on ponies.

Riding up near, the boy was lassoed, when a fierce contest ensued, the strange being began striking, kicking, and lunging about in the most fearful manner, and apparently being frightened almost to death. Finally he was overpowered, tied and taken to the house of the man who first discovered him.

His body was discovered to be covered with a growth of hair about 4 inches long, and from size and appearance he is about 12 years old. He is unable to talk, but possesses reasoning power, and now follows his captor around like a dog.




Eaton Democrat (Ohio) Feb. 1, 1883 Pg1

Mrs. Grace Wellman, wife of John H. Wellman, the Denver lawyer who committed suicide several weeks ago, and whose body was found frightfully disfigured by magpies, has made 3 unsuccessful attempts to take her own life within the last few days.
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Old 01-11-2023, 06:41 PM
 
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The Devil's Lake World (North Dakota) Dec. 27, 1922 Pg2

A bald-headed clerk in a Centerville, Iowa, shoe store was trying on a pair of shoes for a female customer. She was paying more attention to those around her than she was to her foot.
When she happened to glance down she saw the clerk's bald head and thinking it was her bare knee, she quickly gathered her skirt and covered it.
Timely assistance on the part of fellow clerks saved the bald one from suffocation.




1996 Varginha UFO Case

https://www.surveillance-video.com/b...ufo-case.html/





The Rustler (Cerrillos, N.M.) Oct. 30, 1891 Pg2

15 Chinamen arrived at Delano, Cal., to take the places of crews working on a section on the Southern Pacific railway. Shortly after their arrival a mob of white men drove them out of town.


A dispatch to the Chicago Times from Washington speaks of an opium ring and says that two senators and five representatives are implicated.


John Russ, a white man, was lynched at Columbus, La., for brutally murdering an elderly black woman.


A terrible thrashing machine accident occurred on the Grandin farm, Mayville, N.D. The boiler burst and six men were killed.



Eaton Democrat (Ohio) Feb. 15, 1883 Pg1

Miles away from the coast in a certain part of Texas, high and dry in the rank prairie grass, lie the remains of a once gallant ship.
The vessel is supposed to be of Spanish build, and is thought to have been driven inland by a tidal wave. After all these years and there are no traditions concerning her.
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Old 01-12-2023, 05:51 AM
 
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Eaton Democrat (Ohio) Aug. 26, 1875 Pg1

A woman aged 132 years died recently in Morelio, Mexico. Her funeral was attended by 200 of her nearest relations, among whom were two sons aged respectively, 90 and 100 years.




The Robert Taylor Incident 1979

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Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son



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Eaton Democrat (Ohio) Mar. 1, 1883 Pg1

SEVENTH SONS

It is reported that a spike maker at Troy, who is a seventh son of a seventh son, is so steadily in demand by sick people, who believe he is a born healer of diseases, that he has been obliged to abandon the nail factory and devote himself to his patients.
There is also a baseball player who is a seventh son of a seventh son who is going on the healing expedition.
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Old 01-12-2023, 09:10 AM
 
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Santa Compana

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Eaton Democrat (Ohio) Feb. 8, 1883 Pg1

A Newfoundland dog seized a lady's satchel in a depot in Bangor, Me., a day or two ago, and ran with it up and down the street, pursued by a score of men and boys.
Fleet of foot he distanced them all, and at last brought it back undamaged and laid it at the lady's feet.




The Lambertville Record (New Jersey) Jan. 7, 1926 Pg6

RED INDIAN CHEMISTRY

The Indians are said to have been the first chemists in America.
They had wonderful methods of making flint arrow-heads, spears and knives by using a piece of bone scoured and soaked in ashes and water.
They tanned hides, made glue from fish scales, water-proofed canoe seams with pitch, tempered clay for pottery and dyed clothing.
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Old 01-12-2023, 03:14 PM
 
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Optography




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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Optography





The Eaton Democrat (Ohio) March 15, 1883 Pg1

Mrs. Sargent, 84, living alone at Fort Ann, was found beaten to death about 2 years ago. Large rewards were offered for the arrest of the murderer.
A man named Stewart was arrested on suspicion, but as there was no evidence against him the case was dropped.

The strange and almost incredible revelation has now been made that a photograph of the dead woman's eyes disclose upon the retina a picture of Stewart holding a chair over her head and in the act of striking her. The matter has been brought to the attention of the grand jury, and Stewart, who has enlisted in the regular army, will probably be re-arrested.
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Old 01-12-2023, 09:00 PM
 
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Albuquerque Morning Journal (New Mexico) Oct. 2, 1905 Pg7

ANOTHER VICTIM OF SCREW WORMS IN SOCORRO

Severo A. Baca is the latest victim of the screw-worm fly in this vicinity. Nearly 3 weeks ago Mr. Baca took one of the pestiferous insects from his nose. About a week ago he became afflicted with severe pains in his nose and head.
Doctor Duncan was called and on becoming convinced of the cause of the trouble, injected into the patient's nostrils a generous quantity of the standard remedy, which brought forth no less than 100 screw-worms, some of them an inch long and an eighth of an inch in diameter.

About 50 more have been taken out since Mr. Baca waited so long before calling for assistance that his case looked pretty serious, but he is now quite comfortable.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cochliomyia_hominivorax






Yaksha

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Old 01-13-2023, 05:38 AM
 
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Eaton Democrat (Ohio) March 29, 1883 Pg2

A woman lay 3 days in a trance at Big Rapids, Michigan.
On recovering she believed that she died and came to life as another person. This delusion cannot be dispelled, though in other respects she is sane.
One of the most curious and annoying features of her hallucination is that she will not acknowledge herself as the wife of her husband, and he will probably have to go to all the trouble and expense of courting her over again.




The Evening Herald (Shenandoah, Pa.) May 25, 1891 Pg2

DIED FROM A SNAKE'S BITE

Belvidere, N.J., May 25.---Fred Dufford, a well-known stonemason of Quakertown, Pa., is lying at the point of death from the bite of a copperhead snake.
Dufford was riding along the road, and seeing the reptile sunning itself, got out of the wagon to charm it. He claims to possess peculiar powers in this direction, but while attempting to manipulate the snake it suddenly threw out its fangs and fastened them in his arm.
The snake could hardly be shaken loose. The man quickly developed spasms. The snake was subsequently killed and found to measure 3 feet.




Eaton Democrat (Ohio) March 15, 1883 Pg1

A shark caught recently at a Long Island life-saving station as it came ashore, 10 feet long and 200 pounds, was sent to Prof. Baird, at Washington, who said it is a very remarkable species, never before seen on the American coast.
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