The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.

: 1848 - 1956), Monday 19 December 1949, page 3

Poltergeists did
¡t,
Sun: Many people who live near Mandemar, 15 miles from Bowral, believe that ghosts from the "haunted" Joadja Valley Unroofed a shed on a Mandemar property a
»ew

SYDNEY,

mornings
years

ago.

For
nave

these

people

feared spirits

ney believe,
serted

which,

J°adja, °f
valle
Oil

haunt the demining town of which lies on the the neiSht>ouring

the roof of a the property of Mr W. «.Richards, of Mandemar, sud J<J
on

Thursday

S c,ame with loudT8 .descril*d
off

what "a
a

Mrs very

as

g^pnng
Äse

sound, like who
saw Is

plane

Mrs Richards

65, said
a

whían1mB
she
n'0n

outside

clouÄ1

the great
at

¿etÎLï
»ÄherRJÄ'
tni

flying

Roof flew off
her
a11

husband,

W»SihÄrof Äst £eath
roof

"Cwt
I

fe

<sracouid

sald there wlnd or the Tvement when °,?' and that no have

lict

Superstitions about the dereof Joadja town been have since the last miner growing left the valley 50 ago, years when the shale had deposits been worked out.
A

slag

ghost town of rusty retorts, ruined homes, heaps, and
eerie spot, and few local visit the valley after

it is an

people will
dark.

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