The year was
1828, just 12 years after the organization of Lawrence County from
Scioto and Gallia counties. The incident, though it may seem harrowing
today, was not an unusual occurrence for the early years of the 19thcentury.
- That Ghost Last week, there was much
interest awakened in town over a "ghost', which stood within the
window in the rear end of the Club house. The latter structure stands
on Olive St.
- Fatal House Within four or five years,
there have been as many unusual deaths, happen in a room of the long
brick house, on the corner of Sixth & Olive...
- Real Ghost at Millersport It is
putting it mildly to say that the town of Millersport, Ohio was shocked
one day last week by the appearance of a ghost in that little village,
says the Huntington Advertiser.
- Ghost About A month or so ago, a house
in East Ironton was visited by a most appalling denizen of ghost land.
- A Sensation Lost Monday morning a
rumor was on the streets to the effect that at a house in East Ironton,
a ghost had been seen, and a grave, popularly supposed to be their property
of the said ghost...
- The Portsmouth Bugle Portsmouth
has had a ghost, and the papers there are trying to put on airs, in
- Another Ghost About On the farm
of Turner Kemp stands a small, plain, frame house occupied by a colored
man and his family. Since about the time above mentioned, there has
at regular intervals appeared to some of his family, a veritable ghost.
- Hunt for the Devil Mr. C., who is a reliable
man, saw a few nights ago what he supposed to be the Devil, standing
on his hind legs covered with hair.
- Levi Adams' Ghost Levi Adams tells a
strange tale of a midnight interview, from which he has scarcely yet
re-covered his usual equanimity. Last Friday night, after he had retired
to his accustomed bunk in the office of Davis' livery stable, and was
closing his wearily lids for peaceful repose, a mysterious rap was sounded
on the office door.
- A Skeleton Last Saturday afternoon, some
of the workmen engaged on the excavation for the foundations of Hayward's
Block, came upon the bones of a human skeleton, of a portion of them,
at least, and the position they were in indicated that the rest lay
buried just beyond, in ground that was not disturbed. The point of discovery
was at the north corner of the foundation, close to Rachel Creek..
- Ghost Did Not Appear The ghost
which haunts the old log house on Quincy street near Seventh, did not
put in its appearance Wednesday night, or at least it failed to do so
up until 10:00, when the members of the Rescue Mission next to the Hill
crossed their meeting, and took their departure for their various homes.
- Another Ghost Has Been Seen. Frank
Brown of North Second Street Saw One on the River Bank Near the Old
Palace Hotel Site, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Winkle Also Saw the Mysterious
- Spook The spooks which formerly communicated
with Rev. Kier and his followers, will now have to seek a new place
of habitation as their rendezvous in the old log house on Quincy street,
near Seventh, is being torn down..