John L. VanEtten

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John L. VanEtten - the Odd by t h e i on- h i h i l ail) mem- g ,...
the Odd by t h e i on- h i h i l ail) mem- g , was laid lin- been timing encampments, relict Giand icliaels ; Grand White. Giand 21.--At the Odd so umcnded "The Tails of tlio Boii^ding- Deer"-- A Ke- munsce'nce From the Hone allale Heialtl. Unit- way between Port Jervis and Milford, within a ft w feet of the leading- to the ' ittoi ]plac-e, a stream ·walei t'dl? over :i precipice l i f t y or sKl) Jpcl high, forming a b c u i t i foamy cascade. Tl|iis K railed (lie BnHeimilk Falls; ' b u t fiomaii incident which ooenrred there years ago. tho moie appropriate name would be "TheFjlls of the Bounding Deer." One day,sa)s the story, John L. VanEtten, a iaimcr still lining a few tVom JUilfoid, was walking to Port Jervis,. It wa« a warm daj in pally autumn, and Mr. ViinEtten reached Bnitermilk (Tails, ho sat down to rest. on a rock by the roadside. Before losuming liis jouriie, ho laid clown t o d i i u k f r o m the]ebbly icceives the creamy watcis of the cataract. ' "Wale drinking, he heard the ba} ing of hounds, on the summit of the rocks for aborohim, and before he could i isp up a l o u d splash his side slni ilrel hjm and jumping his feel IIP iw a noble deci lying in the pool, vainly allcmpHng to rise its iect. C oso pressed by merciless had hounds, it from the ti Mr. VanEttbn imded headlong Ifl tlie .pi-eeipice. 1 ,it by th'e horns, and i-aw thiit ils fr||jn* legs Were "broken. The poor ani dial being in great agouy, the former killed it, and carried it to Port, Jervis, whore the incident was long in interesting subject. A Pugilistic Sulli/ini Coimty Female Fall tho from ; Tho tho terror few side. " West and wounded. supporting od

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  1. The Evening Gazette,
  2. 23 Aug 1873, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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