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Forum: Pub Talk Today, 08:21 AM
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Posted By Mayerling
A combination of say Neil Simon (except for...

A combination of say Neil Simon (except for television) and Larry Adler. I liked how he concluded "Flight of the Bumblebee".
Forum: Rippercast 04-16-2018, 05:24 PM
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Views: 986
Posted By Mayerling
Actually I have felt it was just as well to post...

Actually I have felt it was just as well to post it here as anywhere - except that here it might stimulate interest and use.

Living in the U.S., and being physically (at least currently) at a point...
Forum: General Police Discussion 04-16-2018, 05:18 PM
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Views: 276
Posted By Mayerling
I had heard of this term before, and it's use (or...

I had heard of this term before, and it's use (or misuse) by constables and police around the globe to control difficult prisoners. I don't know when it actually was stopped.

Ironically, the only...
Forum: Pub Talk 04-15-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 41
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Posted By Mayerling
The writer Edmund Gosse wrote a book about his...

The writer Edmund Gosse wrote a book about his father and himself, and how the father (although a clergyman) attempted to make a bridge of sorts between "creationism" from the Book of Genesis, and...
Forum: "The Royal Conspiracy" 04-05-2018, 06:23 PM
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Views: 15,532
Posted By Mayerling
Rather interesting coincidence here but the other...

Rather interesting coincidence here but the other "William" on the list for 1861 has the name of "William Dove". The coincidence is that five years earlier (1856) a man named William Dove had been...
Forum: Other Mysteries 04-05-2018, 02:49 PM
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Posted By Mayerling
Shouldn't it be in 2031? Centennial year that...

Shouldn't it be in 2031? Centennial year that one.

Jeff
Forum: Pub Talk 04-05-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,129
Posted By Mayerling
Such public item thefts are more common than we...

Such public item thefts are more common than we like to think. About twenty years ago, when my state agency was in lower Manhattan, I read an article in the New York Times on a weekday edition...
Forum: "The Royal Conspiracy" 04-03-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 15,532
Posted By Mayerling
I always find that Gull and the Royal Family's...

I always find that Gull and the Royal Family's ties to the Masons are always considered proof of a Masonic connection to the Whitechapel Murders, and it is looked at with dismay that such a sorry...
Forum: Other Mysteries 04-03-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,583
Posted By Mayerling
In the 1905 case of the Stratton Brothers (the...

In the 1905 case of the Stratton Brothers (the case that established fingerprinting as a tool against criminals in England), they had attacked the couple who ran a small shop just before it opened,...
Forum: Pub Talk 04-03-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,129
Posted By Mayerling
One might say Patent Shaft got shafted by it's...

One might say Patent Shaft got shafted by it's patently dishonest shaftees.

My apologies - couldn't ignore the comment. :rolleyes2:

Jeff
Forum: Pub Talk 04-01-2018, 05:19 PM
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Views: 1,129
Posted By Mayerling
I dabble a little in it. About twenty years ago...

I dabble a little in it. About twenty years ago my office in lower Manhattan was near the Surrogate's Court House, which has an interesting library. I looked up some birth certificate numbers and...
Forum: Other Mysteries 04-01-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 79
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Posted By Mayerling
I haven't read the original novel, but in the...

I haven't read the original novel, but in the 1933 film, "The Kennel Murder Case" (with William Powell here not as Nick Charles, but as Philo Vance), a murder victim (after being fatally injured)...
Forum: Other Mysteries 04-01-2018, 01:40 PM
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Posted By Mayerling
Thanks for the site. I read the story and the...

Thanks for the site. I read the story and the solution that Fink bolted his own door before dying; and it is plausible. But we still don't know who shot him, and why?

Jeff
Forum: Pub Talk 04-01-2018, 03:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,129
Posted By Mayerling
The program I'm referring to on PBS is hosted by...

The program I'm referring to on PBS is hosted by Professor Henry Gates. It is quite interesting, each episode dealing with three current celebrities, and tracing their ancestries back as far as they...
Forum: Other Mysteries 04-01-2018, 03:50 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,583
Posted By Mayerling
Hi Graham, I'll try to find your blog on Janice...

Hi Graham,

I'll try to find your blog on Janice Weston. It's a case I actually never heard of.

Jeff
Forum: Other Mysteries 04-01-2018, 03:48 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,583
Posted By Mayerling
I recall hearing of this case, but I never...

I recall hearing of this case, but I never followed it closely. I think the Deli finally closed (a sad loss for that area - maybe tied to the murder).

Jeff
Forum: Other Mysteries 03-31-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,583
Posted By Mayerling
Hi Graham, It's less remembered than it's...

Hi Graham,

It's less remembered than it's slightly younger contemporary case from Liverpool. In 1930 there was a murder in Manhattan. At the time there was a tailor shop owned by one Isidor Fink...
Forum: Pub Talk 03-31-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,129
Posted By Mayerling
Thank you for that site you gave on YouTube. I...

Thank you for that site you gave on YouTube. I have just finished watching the episode about Alex Kingston's family, and it is like that PBS series about genealogy that is on every year. There was...
Forum: Pub Talk 03-31-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,129
Posted By Mayerling
Suddenly I think of one of Shaw's first major...

Suddenly I think of one of Shaw's first major plays -"Mrs. Warren's Profession".

Jeff
Forum: Other Mysteries 03-31-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,583
Posted By Mayerling
Thoroughly agree Graham. I find the Lindbergh...

Thoroughly agree Graham. I find the Lindbergh case more interesting than Lizzie Borden's and that is a first rate murder case to explore.

Jeff
Forum: Other Mysteries 03-30-2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,583
Posted By Mayerling
Why Lindbergh? Answer: His post 1936 to 1955...

Why Lindbergh?

Answer: His post 1936 to 1955 career, when he was sent by FDR to Germany and reported on the German Luftwaffe and how much more modern and better it was over British and French air...
Forum: Other Mysteries 03-30-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,583
Posted By Mayerling
Third part Oneround. 3) Accidental killing of...

Third part Oneround.

3) Accidental killing of Charles Jr. by Lindy - We know that the man who helped build and who flew the Spirit of St. Louis (and planned the route, and his cabin comforts) was...
Forum: Other Mysteries 03-30-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,583
Posted By Mayerling
Second part Oneround: On Col. Lindbergh - there...

Second part Oneround:

On Col. Lindbergh - there are several schools of thought regarding him and the mystery of his son's death.

1) Take charge guy - this has already been described above.

2)...
Forum: Other Mysteries 03-30-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,583
Posted By Mayerling
OneRound, I'm going to have to do this message in...

OneRound, I'm going to have to do this message in several parts, as the site apparently is not operating very well when I try to leave any message. I have seen some comment about 30 minute...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 03-29-2018, 12:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 608
Posted By Mayerling
Hi Jerry, Actually you could also consider how...

Hi Jerry,

Actually you could also consider how briefly the Ripper's shadow cast a pall on later sensational cases. I think it was the Alice McKenzie Case (admittedly a questionable "Ripper Murder",...
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