WILD AND CRAZY OHIO - 1897

Thu Aug 03 2017 (45:51)


The year 1897 was a hotbed of news reports of encounters with bizarre and unexpected animals and other wild creatures, in random places in Ohio.



HISTORICAL REFERENCES:

 

Akron Beacon and Republican, April 28, 1897.

 

Akron Times-Democrat, May 26, 1897.

 

Bluffton News, May 6, 1897.

 

Cadiz Sentinel, May 9, 1897.

 

Cincinnati Enquirer, April 27 & May 9, 1897.

 

Cleveland Plain Dealer, January 26, April 29, May 16 & 27, June 10. 

 

Logan County-Index. April 8, 1897.

 

Marietta Register, June 7, 1897.

 

Portsmouth Blade, April 28, 1897.


For examples of fish and other random creatures and objects

falling from the sky:


Its Raining Fish And Frogs: Mysterious Falls from the Sky


Corliss, William R, Handbook of Unusual Natural Phenomena (1986).




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Newspaper Reporter:  Nick Alexander from the BroOhio podcast

 

Foraker Village [Ohio] Mother: Kate Shaw from the Strange Animals podcast

 

Adams County [Ohio] teen-age girl: Emily Peck Prokop from The Story Behind podcast

 

Emanuel Hendrick, JrDennis Serra from the Evil podcast.

 

Host Intro, “Listener Non-Warning” & Extro Aphorism: Anabelle D-C of AnabelleAudios



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At Rest


Comfortable Mystery


Dark Walk


Gaslamp Funworks


I Knew a Guy


Montauk Point


The Curtain Rises


EXTRO APHORISM – Source: Black and White, by G.K. Chesterton, Illustrated London News, April 18, 1903, reprinted in reprinted in The Man Who Was Orthodox, by A.L. Maycock (1963). See also: Lecture 83 by Dale Ahlquist,(about Mayock and his book).


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