Our Lady of the Bass Fisherman One August day in 1896, a farmer named Moses Depue was fishing for bass in the Delaware River when he saw an astonishing apparition arise from the river near the Jersey shore.
As Spiritualism’s star waned after the horrors of the First World War began to fade, and as the 20th century advanced, “channeled” revelations often took on the guise of messages from the heavens, reminiscent of later pronouncements from Our Space Brothers, Cosmic Masters, and astral councils of advanced Beings. In 1919 a Toronto physician and astronomer received a message from the stars.
Ending War with Ionic Vibration and a Vacuum Cleaner Dr. Orville W. Owen who “proved” that Bacon wrote Shakespeare and an unknown night watchman from Wisconsin take a crack at ending the First World War.
Damned in Danville: Happy Birthday, Mr Fort The quintessential fortean event is a rain of frogs or fish or some other damned precipitant. In 1926 Danville, Virginia was the site of the Great Frog Rain. It was recalled that similar falls occurred in 1884 and 1904, exciting the interest of one Charles Fort, of London, England.
The State Geologist of Indiana, John Collett, was said to possess a watch chain made entirely of meteoric materials. Could this possibly be true? Or was it like the aerolite that had killed Leonidas Grover, then on display in Collett’s museum?