Friday, July 26, 1929

Gorilla Scare Ends

Oshkosk, Wisconsin, Daily Wisconsin

Freeport, Ill. – (AP) – The terrible gorilla which yesterday, had Elizabeth, Ill., agog, astir and aghast had shrunk today to a monkey, if that.

The farm women who locked themselves indoors, and their men folk who went forth with guns and grim determined faces were breathing more easily. The ‘gorilla’ they wanted was the one who started the story.