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Do you believe in ghost stories?



Thursday, June 27, 1907

from the Mathews Journal

Last Sunday evening two young ladies of Cricket Hill, on their way to church, stopped at the usual place to wait for some friends. They were very much interested in their quiet conversation, until suddenly from the stillness around them there came a bloodcurdling noise, which frightened them very much. Nevertheless they went on to church, but at the same place on returning, they were arrested by the noise again. Of course, as was natural, they supposed it to be a ghost in terrible agony, but did not stop to offer it any relief. So the next day their parents went to look for the mysterious ghost and found it to be a bullfrog in an old well. The young ladies say they will never again believe another ghost story.

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