This article was published in the daily newspaper The Evening News, Detroit, Michigan, Thursday, April 22, 1897.
Warning: the airship stories must not be taken at face value as "UFO sightings." Evaluation of such stories is under way here.
THAT PERSISTENT "AIRSHIP"
Jackson, April 22 -- Geo Mitchell, a wide-awake and reliable citizen, positively saw the airship last evening. There were lights at each end.