In the Grip of la Grippe A few posts from the past.
Feather Superstitions Superstitions about feathers, witches, and death.
Astral Bells and Bicycles Astral Bells heard by Reginald Span at Bournemouth and by “Radium” on a bicycle.
The Devil Is In That Cow Hoboken’s dead animal man meets a fellow with a cow cursed by a witch.
The Man Who Bewitched Clocks A young waiter in Chardon, Ohio could make clocks stop or do mysterious things at his command.
The Mermaid Skin Cancer Cure In 1906 a Mrs. Merritt, suffering from breast cancer, heard the siren song of healing in a piece of mermaid skin.
The Lying Ghost. A dead man gives a warning about reindeer in peril, but is ignored, due to his reputation as a liar.
The Devil is a Tenor A sorceress conjures up a musical Prince of Darkness to sing the destinies of her clients.
Dame Elsan Cow-witches A mysterious charm gotten from a man in black heals Dame Elsan’s calves and leads to her trial for witchcraft.
A Benares Lady Magnet A visitor to India finds a “Devil Woman” with the power to levitate and magnetically attract man and beast.