"...we should pass over all biographies of 'the good and the great,' while we search carefully the slight records of wretches who died in prison, in Bedlam, or upon the gallows."
~Edgar Allan Poe

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Newspaper Clipping of the Day, Halloween Edition

In honor of Halloween, I present a tale that comes directly from that infamous lair of horror and evil, New York's Marriage License Bureau.  It appeared in the "New York Tribune" on November 1, 1921. Look out for those Goblin Cats!


  1. What a great excuse for last minute doubts!
    The Greenockian

  2. I would take a cat at my marriage to be a good sign! And Mr McCormick couldn't have owned a cat himself, otherwise he would not have been surprised by it vanishing from an closed room.

    1. Black cats--particularly the Goblin variety--are the *best* luck.


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