Page 29 - Mystery at Blackett's Lake
ISSUE : Issue 55
Published by Ronald Caplan on 1990/8/1
shovel back into the car, and pshhh- --out of there. gone Well, the next day, I got my uncle to drive me out. I didn't know what had hap? pened. I thought that maybe somebody was murdered, or God only knows what--it was the most horrible sound I've ever heard in my life. And so I said, "If you see police around or anything, don't stop. For God's sake. I don't know what happened here." But there was nobody around. I got him to stop. Exactly where we had stopped. And of course, the pint of rum was sitting half? way in the hole and halfway out, in the exact same tree, exactly like we left it the night before. (So you told me you started to talk to people. A"nd what was the response you were getting from it?) Now here's a real inter? esting thing I found, is that it always seemed to be teenagers that were having these things. More than anything else. And in fact, I was a teenager at the time. And I've had people say that, more than any? thing, that they've seen a lot of strange lights out there--flying over the lake. And so, that was the end of my story with this. But that really in? trigued me for a long, long time. Because the screech-- the howl--whatever you want to call it--I heard--wasn't like anything that was on.... I knew--when you heard it, you knew it wasn't from something on the face of the earth. I'm telling you this. So, it's really terrifying. I get nervous just talking about it. But for years and years it's sort of, you know, something eating at the back of your head. You know, you forget about it-- "Was that ever weird!" You're a teenager, so your mind wanders away on other things as the years go by. However, after high school, I started to think, you know, this is really strange--a really strange thing that happened to me. So I started asking around about people who go out there, and live out there. I'm starting to pick up a lot of really interesting sto? ries . But it eventually led me here, to the Beaton Insti? tute. Where I found out that the original Blackett family had--they were the first white settlers here--they had almost the exact same experience. In the sense that things were moved, and the next morning--or, things were okay, they come back the next day, things were moved, things reappeared. And also, the terrible howl, which is a real link.... Jacques-Cartier Motel kitchenette units available / telephones in all rooms P. O. Box 555, Sydney, N. S. B1P 6H4 (902) 539-4375 or 539-4378 or 539-4379 SYDNEY - GLACE BAY HIGHWAY FRANCAIS 2 Kilometres de I'Aeroport ENGLISH Now Fly All Adantic Canada. This year see all Atlantic Canada in one vacation. The green, gently rolling hills of Prince Edward Island... colourful Newfoundland and Labrador fishing villages... majestic New Brunswick salmon rivers... and Ihe ocean-washed shoreline of Nova Scotia. Over 200,000 square miles of natural beauty, rich heritage, and unforgettable people waiting for you. Getting here is easy... with Air Canada and Air Nova's daily non-stops and connections from major centres world-wide. Once here, see it all with Atlantic Canadapass... a ticket for 3, 4, 5 or 6 one-way flights between 14 Air Nova or Air Canada cities in Atlantic Canada. And fly where you want... when you want., at savings up to 60% off regular one-way fares. For reservations and more information see your Travel Agent, or call Air Canada Reservations. mmm AirCanada MMirNava •
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