The Daily Democrat. Freeport, IL: April 12 & 13, 1897.
2 issues. Folio (535 x 370 mm). 8 pp each. Yellowed, edges rather fragile.
FROM THE X-FILES OF 1897: "AIRSHIPS ARE PLENTIFUL." The first issue with a 2-column front page article describing the wreck of a spaceship at the Fliegeltoub farm in Lanark, IL and the space aliens seen by locals. The second issue describes further sightings and features a large (6 x 11 inches) illustration of the spaceship.