posted on Mar, 18 2013 @ 04:10 PM
reply to post by IAMTAT
Actually, the original news report is genuine, but the giant was a hoax -- and they got fooled.
The entire Border Cities Star newspaper of Sept 6, 1919 is available in the google archives and was linked on page two in this thread. The news report
is there, on page 16 of that paper.
It was the report in the New Castle News (linked on page 4 here) that shows the giant was a hoax, but that report came out on Oct 1, 1919 -- around
three weeks after the original report in the Border Cities Star.
That's why the thread got moved to the Hoax forum: not because of the original news report, but the one a few weeks later that showed the giant was a