The ghost and Mr. Herbst 1908

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The ghost and Mr. Herbst 1908 - ARBOR MAN SHOT A T GHOST THAT WAS WALKING ON...
ARBOR MAN SHOT A T GHOST THAT WAS WALKING ON FENCE Arbor, Jan. 21 The recent srrival of a ghost here has startled the residents residents of this town The Khost is declared to be a real one and has been seen by numerou persons. The latet person to see j? was Robert Herbst He had discredited stories -..I, -..I, .i .n"u'. me cr,-..oii. cr,-..oii. cr,-..oii. r of the ghot a regular Intervals. When the last visit of th ghost was mad Mr. Herbst kept a watch on the pre- pre- nvs where It appeared. This -was -was last night, lie says he he saw it and tnsttwas found. When the shot was ftr-d ftr-d ftr-d when he sent a charge of shot after it! th ficure chanzed into nn. ..n j a i 1 1 tn me in irif niuy i emn uuiij, 1 evidence of his ghostshlp. Since the story bis ben told by Mr. Herbst many of the people have given it credence, who ocherwrse paj-sed paj-sed paj-sed it off as a jokv Today he described it tm his friends ns being a lank and lean person, hiving the appearance of a distressed woman. The figure is cls.d iu,. aim iuiik iiuih nunjcrt rop conversation. xso reason hair. - B..ith hands ar? outstretched. In ' ran ib" given for the appearance of th the one thre Is a light, similar to a ' ghontly fignr;. as thre is no grnve yard lantern. He sa.5d when he first ob- ob- in the immediate icnity and the old -ser-l -ser-l -ser-l -ser-l the figure It wss moving along esl resident can recall no crime that the fence between the Herbst and Neff might have been committed near th farms. Mr. Herbst is not easily fri-ght- fri-ght- fri-ght- fri-ght- scene of the ghost's appears nc ened and made an effort to get within ta'kSr.g distance of the strange fierur. which moved rapidly Failing to gain on the ghost, he reurnd to the house for his sun. The figure then followed him back a distance, but stopped at th end of the fence. Returnlr.s with his weapon th mm . fl;l,n rariM t the Rhost hut reeejvsd j no rponFe. Putting the gun to his shoulder snd taking r ireful aim he fired. After the echo had d ed out nn i investigation was m-r.e. m-r.e. m-r.e. out no hot fell t the ground. It could not. however, however, be found. Some persons ' doubted the aiming abilities of the shooier. but a tree, Handtng in the rear of where the figure was last seen, is filled with shot. The fence Is slso marked by some of the leaden bullets. Today the story nui the principal

Clipped from The York Daily22 Jan 1908, WedPage 6

The York Daily (York, Pennsylvania)22 Jan 1908, WedPage 6
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