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Forum: A6 Murders 04-14-2018, 03:46 AM
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Posted By Graham
Hi Alfie, Woffinden says he tried very hard to...

Hi Alfie,

Woffinden says he tried very hard to locate Clarke, and failed. He did discover that he had left the country in 1965, apparently never to return. He also located Clarke's elderly aunt, who...
Forum: A6 Murders 04-13-2018, 05:15 AM
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Posted By Graham
A bit like Mrs Jones, as some might suggest? I...

A bit like Mrs Jones, as some might suggest? I would think that you're quite correct about The Vienna, Spitfire. During my business travels I do recall staying in more than one small hotel/large pub,...
Forum: A6 Murders 04-12-2018, 04:55 PM
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Posted By Graham
Hi OR, yes, a Brian Rix farce indeed. And i...

Hi OR,

yes, a Brian Rix farce indeed. And i think the script-writer/producer was none other that - da-daaah! - good ole Basil Acott. As soon as he heard of the discovery of the cartridge cases and...
Forum: A6 Murders 04-12-2018, 06:50 AM
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Posted By Graham
Crocker phoned the police after the cartridges...

Crocker phoned the police after the cartridges were found in Room 24, suggesting that they might have something to do with the man, 'Frederick Durrant', who had stayed there and whose alibi for the...
Forum: A6 Murders 04-12-2018, 02:32 AM
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Posted By Graham
Hi OR, message from Acott to DSI Barron of...

Hi OR,

message from Acott to DSI Barron of Bedfordshire police, per Woffinden, undated, but obviously shortly prior to the ID Parade on 13 October:

Please make arrangements....for witnesses to...
Forum: A6 Murders 04-11-2018, 02:01 PM
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Posted By Graham
All of this is simply going over old ground,...

All of this is simply going over old ground, which the conspiracy-theorists amongst us are keen to continue occupying......

Against JH's accent being a giveaway at the ID parade, Acott actually...
Forum: A6 Murders 04-06-2018, 05:41 AM
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Posted By Graham
Out of interest, I just checked the net and...

Out of interest, I just checked the net and Murder vs Murder copies, varying condition, can be bought from Abe Books, price about 11 and upwards plus p&p. I don't think I'll bother. I also found out...
Forum: A6 Murders 04-06-2018, 02:10 AM
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Posted By Graham
I also haven't read (not completely, at any rate)...

I also haven't read (not completely, at any rate) Murder vs Murder. It was never published in the UK because of fear of libel actions. However, with regard to the suggestion that rape didn't occur,...
Forum: Other Mysteries 04-02-2018, 12:03 PM
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Posted By Graham
Nein, mein freund! I wasn't born until after WW2...

Nein, mein freund!

I wasn't born until after WW2 ended. The guy who told me that story was a rarity in himself - a rear-gunner who survived the War. I had no reason to believe he was shooting me a...
Forum: Other Mysteries 04-02-2018, 10:22 AM
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Posted By Graham
One of my older colleagues at the time of my...

One of my older colleagues at the time of my first job (in 1963) was former RAF bomber crew. He told me that another crew at one of the bases he served at got badly shot up over Germany one night,...
Forum: Other Mysteries 04-01-2018, 07:02 AM
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Posted By Graham
Astonishing! And no plausible motive was ever...

Astonishing! And no plausible motive was ever established?

There was a case I think early in WW2 when a man staying in a hotel in Edinburgh turned up at the door with a large part of his brain and...
Forum: Other Mysteries 03-31-2018, 10:15 AM
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Posted By Graham
AS, Jeff, never heard of the Fink Case. Must...

AS, Jeff,

never heard of the Fink Case. Must have a read. By the way, there's a Janice Weston thread on these boards, started by yours truly. Unfortunately, to the best of my knowledge, it hasn't...
Forum: Other Mysteries 03-31-2018, 09:32 AM
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Posted By Graham
Hi AS, Ever read anything (and there isn't that...

Hi AS,


Ever read anything (and there isn't that much to read) about the Janice Weston murder in England, 1984? Maybe not as impenetrable a puzzler as Wallace, but just like Julia Wallace's murder...
Forum: Other Mysteries 03-31-2018, 09:28 AM
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Posted By Graham
One thing I feel very sure of is that Hauptmann...

One thing I feel very sure of is that Hauptmann wasn't acting alone. However, as he never said a thing about possible confederates in the kidnapping, this I suspect was taken as proof that no-one...
Forum: Other Mysteries 03-31-2018, 05:06 AM
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Posted By Graham
Hi Jeff, there are, as you well know, stories...

Hi Jeff,

there are, as you well know, stories which started at the time that Charles Jr wasn't killed. One story which I believe has stood the tests of time is that the baby was kidnapped as a ploy...
Forum: A6 Murders 03-29-2018, 04:10 PM
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Posted By Graham
I think both of the Gregsten brothers are still...

I think both of the Gregsten brothers are still alive. Anthony has, or had, a cabinet-making business in Gloucestershire. And I believe that that James' three brothers are still alive - Limehouse...
Forum: Maybrick, James 03-29-2018, 06:54 AM
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Posted By Graham
Whai aye, pet! Graham the Sexist

Whai aye, pet!

Graham the Sexist
Forum: Maybrick, James 03-29-2018, 05:40 AM
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Posted By Graham
Hi Sam, Never read VIZ magazine, then? The...

Hi Sam,



Never read VIZ magazine, then? The secret is to not go over the top.

Graham
Forum: Maybrick, James 03-28-2018, 01:34 PM
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Posted By Graham
Sam, I hope your paper Welsh accent is a bloody...

Sam, I hope your paper Welsh accent is a bloody sight better than your paper Scouse accent....

Graham
Forum: Maybrick, James 03-28-2018, 01:11 PM
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Posted By Graham
Hi NeilG, it's an old theory that the Diary was...

Hi NeilG,

it's an old theory that the Diary was conceived and executed as a way of getting Florence Maybrick off the hook. That is, if her old man really had been Jack the Ripper, then that in...
Forum: Pub Talk 03-28-2018, 06:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 545
Posted By Graham
I believe that Van Zandt county in Texas is named...

I believe that Van Zandt county in Texas is named after one of his early forbears. He did like the sauce and the powder a bit too much, for sure.

I sang and played 'Pancho and Lefty' at a local club...
Forum: Pub Talk 03-28-2018, 02:00 AM
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Posted By Graham
Nice song. Blaize Foley used to perform and...

Nice song. Blaize Foley used to perform and record with one of my all-time heroes, the equally and very sadly late Townes Van Zandt.

A current 'Americana' performer is Amos Lee - well worth a...
Forum: Other Mysteries 03-25-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,589
Posted By Graham
How my first wife conned me into marrying...

How my first wife conned me into marrying her.

Graham
Forum: Pub Talk 03-23-2018, 08:57 AM
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Posted By Graham
We were out listeniing to a ska singer/player...

We were out listeniing to a ska singer/player last night - really great performer. Sounds simple, until I tried it....

Graham
Forum: Pub Talk 03-23-2018, 07:23 AM
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Posted By Graham
This is going way off thread, Sam, but my wife...

This is going way off thread, Sam, but my wife and I run a guitar and singers' club in the Midlands. Players at all levels and from all branches of music perform. I have heard a very good blues...
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