From: "Roy C. Lackey"
Subject: Re: (urth) PEACE: Gold hunt's end at the box in the hole Date: Wed, 30 Oct 2002 14:43:14 -0600 Stone Ox quoted and wrote: >Mantis writes, about the hole Weer dug with >Lois (at the end of the Gold Hunt): > >> But the fact remains that the diggers seem to >> have hit a container of some kind: if it was >> not the strongbox, then the next most likely >> item would be a coffin. In order to be sure >> that it was not a strongbox with gold, they >> had to excavate enough to determine its size. > >If I remember correctly, this section is next to >to the Bell Witch section, with the porch step >"tombstone." Correct. But, according to the web site mantis found, the Bell Witch was never buried, so there never was a tombstone. Margaret was just putting Den on. Not to mention that Robertson county Tennessee was at least the entire width of Kentucky from the nearest possible location for the Lorns' farm. >I had assumed that they found a flat stone shaped >roughly like the top of a treasure box, which Weer >then used as a tombstone when he buried Lois in >the hole they dug. Why would a murderer mark the grave of his victim? -Roy --