Queer occupant in stove

Luray-Main St old

December 11, 1890 — One morning recently the Rev. Aaron Boone met with a queer occupant of one of his stoves about the time he was putting the match to the kindling already in the stove.

A large owl had come down the chimney during the night and had taken up his comfortable abode in the stove, and when the match was about being applied the large eyes looked like two mirrors as they reflected their light into Mr. B.’s face. 

~ From the public archives of the Page News and Courier


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