MysteryA Selection of News Articles Related to Mystery

  • 1 On a shelf

    17 November 1972

  • 2 Ghosts and witches

    7 November 1958

  • 3 Five Shillings

    9 January 1959

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  • On a shelf

    17 November 1972

    Army bomb disposal experts from Salisbury on Saturday removed 30 three-inch sticks of gelignite discovered in a shed adjoining a house at Cross Park, Woolsery.

    17.11.1972 gelignite

    The explosive was found by Mr A C Perkins, who told the Gazette he had lived in the house all his life. "I have an idea how it got there, but I don't want to comment" he said.
    Said to be about 10 years old and in a damp state, the gelignite was on a shelf.
    Gazette article dated 17 November 1972

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  • Ghosts and witches

    7 November 1958

    Witches and Ghost at Party

    Witches and ghost 7.11.1958

    Twenty-nine young people attended a Halloween party at Torrington Church Hall on Friday night.

    The party was organised by the Church Youth Fellowship, under Mr E Smith and Mr Walter Webber (Church Sunday School Supt) helped by other members of the club’s adult advisory committee.

    Games were run by Mr Smith and Miss L Matthews. There were two girls, Janet Squire and Jennifer Short, wearing ‘witches’ costumes and another, Helen Smale, dressed as a ‘ghost’.

    Refreshments were provided by the young people themselves and served by the older committee members.

    Gazette article dated 7 November

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  • Five Shillings

    9 January 1959

    Postal order at Appledore

    9.1.1959 Appledore postal order

    It took three years for a postal order gift to travel from Irsha Street to Meeting Street, Appledore.
    The postal order of five shillings was sent in 1955 by Miss M Arnold, of Irsha Street, to the two children of Mrs Whitlock of Cullompton. Mrs Whitlock spends Christmas with her aunt, Mrs D Slade, at Meeting Street, and it was to this address that the postal order was sent.
    It arrived with another postal order of five shillings – this year’s gift to the children from Miss Arnold – on the Monday after Christmas.
    It was not until

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