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Ghost caught, learn identity, article and transcription (Tonawanda News, 1920-06-14 201206).jpg

Description

**GHOST CAUGHT, LEARN IDENTITY**

**Spirit of Tonawanda Going to Join That of North Tonawanda.**

**BOTH VANISH FOREVER**

Words of Advice on Disappearing are to Vote in Favor of Consolidation Tomorrow—Mystery That Aroused Tonawandas and Vicinity Solved.

The ghost mystery of Tonawanda and North Tonawanda has been solved. Volunteer searching parties after two nights of relentless vigil, were rewarded by the reappearance of the ghost Sunday night shortly after midnight. According to the police, there were more than twenty curiosity searchers on the watch in and about local cemeteries.

Descriptions given to the NEWS by eye-witnesses of the ghost capture differ widely but all seem to agree that the ghosts actually came out of the ground like heavy white smoke and gradually took form. When surrounded, the ghost in Tonawanda hovered about two feet above the ground.

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... and suddenly began to utter sounds [???] in the [???] What the ghost said was described to be as follows:

"Do not be afraid to do your duty by your city and by your fellow men. X X X X you have found the memory of an ? with travel? for I am the spirit of your? X X village of Tonawanda. Mark you, men of the west?, Tonawanda is giving up her ghost never to be seen again.

X X governments at Washington, by X X magistrates at Albany and our governments in all the great cities of the land than to burden X X Greater Tonawanda with double tax load which our people can little afford.

Therefore, I say unto you, go to the polls and vote 'yes' on Tuesday. Vote yes or pay the price. The ghost Tonawanda departs to join the ghost of North Tonawanda. We vanish to make way for consolidation together. Vote YES."

Thus, the greatest mystery in the history of the Tonawandas, which agitated nation wide interest for the past few days is explained.

Date

1920-06-14

Citation

“Ghost caught, learn identity, article and transcription (Tonawanda News, 1920-06-14 201206).jpg,” North Tonawanda History, accessed July 20, 2024, https://nthistory.com/items/show/3926.