G H O S T S
From ghoulies and ghosties
And long-leggedy beasties
And things that go bump in the night,
Good Lord, deliver us!
|1874 AN EAST NEW YORK GHOST
A Figure in White Appears in Groshon's Brick Yard and Attends To Kilns--
Forty Shots Discharged at it Without Effect.
|1884 FLUSHING HAS A GHOST
Attention Drawn to a Mysterious Figure in White--
It Comes From the Quaker Meeting House and Fills the Beholders with Terror.
|1885 A FIERY TONGUE
The old Centreville Racetrack and Hotel
Supposed th be the Phantom of a Murderer--
A Disturbed Spirit which Spits Fire Like a Foundry and Leaves a Wake of Sulphur Behind it.
|AN UNRECOGNIZED SUICIDE
The Woman Who Shot Herself at New Utrecht Yesterday.
SENT A BULLET STRAIGHT THROUGH HER HEART
There Was an Agitated Caller at the Morgue This Morning--
It was Evidently a Thoroughly Premeditated Case of Self Destruction.
Are the Remains Those of a Young Man's Sister Who Ran Away Last April?
The Tragedy Is Enveloped in Mystery.
|RECONIZED AT THE MORGUE
The Woman Who Shot Herself on Sunday Last
MAGGIE BARNING, A ROPE WALK WORKER
An Anomymous Letter Led to Her Identification This Morning--
It was evidently Written by a Man--
The Suicide Lived Somewhere in Hanson Place--
|FUNERAL OF MARGARET BARNING
The Mapleton Suicide Buried This Afternoon.
|MAPLETON SLIGHTS ITS GHOST
Its People Seem to Be Heartlessly Cold and Indifferent
|THE GHOST BOBS UP AGAIN
This Time the Mapleton Apparition Scares Some Laborers
Its Fame Is Spreading and the Villagers Are Beginning to Take an Interest in the Specter--
|1895 THE GHOST OF MELROSE HALL
A Flatbush Legend Substantiated by Ancient Chronicles
TRAGIC FATE OF THE FAIR ALVA
Immured in a Secret Chamber She Died of Starvation
Many Years Her Restless Spirit Haunted the Old Mansion.
It Still Stands on Bedford Avenue, Between Clarkson and Winthrop Streets.
|1901 GHOST AT THE NAVY YARD
STARTES THE MARINES
WHOLE GUARD ON THE HUNT
A Mysterious Figure With Its Head Bandaged Up Is Pursued and Disappears.