Warwick Examiner and Times (Qld.

: 1867 - 1919), Wednesday 7 April 1909, page 4
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It scams probable that the "Leeds all South devil," which had Jersey terrorised for four days and which its activity to transferred Philadel phia on 20th January, will be cap tured within a day or two (says the New York Iu tfao mean "Sun.") in South time' from every town Jer -come of dogs torn sey reports to pieces, and bloodcurdling encounters descriptions -that fit any prehistoric one might pick up. monster Lobs of these como from reputable people who are firmly convinced that they saw what they say they saw> J. P. Hope, an trainer and animal dealer at 25 North Ninth-street, in BUed a statement that the saying strange bird boast is-a vampire dovil which escaped from ton him days offers its Ho for £100 reward ago. Ho 'gives warning capture. all to who wish, to try far the reward thai the creature is dangerous. Hope says that ho one should attempt the foat unless armed that a net and should be utilised to secure the beast be fore "I it is
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the streets. to the About H o'clock, according a of Uio children, they saw the school; It big bat hovering over five feet iong they said. Tho was were children Mary just leaving. ol' 2514 lillen South Mar Carsou, six-year-ojllpupil, Khali street, a chased told her purciitu she was by it. women and ure There forty men the thing swooped who affirm that down the children, scattered among
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then Happed along liie street, of of the yard stole a chicken out Fifth street, and soared 2522 South It flow over League Island, awuy. it. lired a at lot of marines whew it disappeared into Then Jersey uguin, All people solemnly swear these if fact the vumpire. In thoy saw something weird is not Oying round, of South Jerthe position of mind would South Philadelphia «ey and of mob provide a feust for students iiuliueinatiou.
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the vam is only "There ho 6aid. one' like it In captivity, and that is in in Berlin. the Zoological Garden I had it in a menagerie at fieach-St., and Fairmount Avenue, and it uscap cd from there. fly, It can well as ttud as swim after it had broken out of its cage, it swam across tho Delaware. I have no which that the doubt animal iii is has been seen Jersey the one I lost. The description given by and at Nelson Evans his wife Gloucester city fits it exactly. Scientists are puzzled to give a iB a comname to the beast, which of bat, kangeroo and bination pony, It is white, and belongs to the kan il family, tor travels by garoo Jeaps uud has the marsupial pouch which thoi under breast the with kangaroo is provided. pire,"
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You should havoc have seen bpast's caused efforts to by the feroci A more break from its cage. ous I have never animal seen. The has the head beast of a horse, stands nearly throe foet high, ie and with short, thick covered fur. On its .back are two wings that four feet, so that when it ie measuro flying the'stretch of the wings from tip to tip is almost ten feet. offtfr Mr. Hope backed of a up his ad reward of £100 by inserttng-an vertisement to tho effect in the news
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this announcement attack of secvampirophobia in the downtown lion about Fifth and Porter streets. near Thero the Taggnrt school was ly put out of business, and mothers on are not allowing their children the streets. heels
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