The opening ceremony of the
John Cooper of Oudtshoorn was in love with Alice Lee of Somerset East (both had spouses and children). After a three day lover's tryst at the
Jannie Meyer recounted that some nights when young men raced down the pass on their bicycles, they saw Cooper and his mistress gliding half a meter above the road. Theunis Muller and Izak Theron were two Georgians who swore that they saw the ghosts more than once.
(George and Knysna Herold 18.08.1915 reports that Mr Cooper shot Mrs Lee and then shot himself)