Category: Superstition

The Devil a landowner

A correspondent at Helsingfors writes:- The following singular case is troubling the heads of the Finnish lawyers at present. A man died a week or two ago in Pielisjarvi, in the interior of the country, who was said to have…

A headless ghost

Superstition rarely stands in the way of the extension of postal accommodation or convenience; but a case of the kind which recently occurred in the west of Ireland is mentioned by the Postmaster-General in his report issued yesterday. Application was…

A strange story

An extraordinary story is reported from Prussian Poland. It appears that among the Poles and Hungarians the myth of vampires still finds credence. A country squire at Roslasin, in Posen, died some months ago, his death being speedily followed by…