Month: October 2013

Driven mad by spiders

James Payn, a native of Liverpool, is now in hospital at Portland (Oregon), recovering from an attack of insanity, the result of a strange incident. Last October he started on his way across the continent, and visited various cities. At…

The beardless man

A St Louis woman waked up the other night and putting out her hand touched the smooth face of an unknown man. She jumped out of bed and screamed for help. Her brother, who slept in the next room, entered,…

Amusing incident at Rock Ferry

Whilst the football match Cheshire Lines v. South Tranmere Y.M.F.S. was in progress last Saturday, a young bullock became very frisky on seeing the players running about in their variegated jerseys. The bullock rushed in amongst the players, and finally…