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Forum: Other Mysteries 07-13-2016, 12:23 AM
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Posted By Rosella
Yes, our bushrangers in Oz would assure any...

Yes, our bushrangers in Oz would assure any nervous female passengers on the stagecoaches they robbed 'We don't harm ladies, ma'am.' It was good PR. Maybe these women thought they might suffer a fate...
Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2016, 04:38 PM
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Posted By Rosella
Jesus ate soup at the Last Supper?

Jesus ate soup at the Last Supper?
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 06-29-2016, 04:32 PM
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Posted By Rosella
A good suspect in terms of mental instability,...

A good suspect in terms of mental instability, but at sixteen in 1888 a bit young to be Jack, perhaps. His brother seems a likelier prospect.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 06-28-2016, 11:10 PM
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Posted By Rosella
If the easier to access left kidney was taken...

If the easier to access left kidney was taken from Eddowes rather than her right, doesn't that speak the killer not necessarily being a professional medical man? I'd love a person experienced in...
Forum: Other Mysteries 06-24-2016, 03:33 PM
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Posted By Rosella
I urge anyone who is interested in the Wallace...

I urge anyone who is interested in the Wallace murder to get ColdCase's book. I've just finished it and wholeheartedly recommend it as a terrific read.
Forum: Other Mysteries 06-24-2016, 01:44 AM
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Posted By Rosella
Wallace might have thought there were two...

Wallace might have thought there were two burglars who broke in, I suppose. Perhaps he just wasn't thinking straight that evening, when he said that.
Forum: Pub Talk 06-24-2016, 01:40 AM
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Posted By Rosella
Surely North Sea oil contracts were signed off by...

Surely North Sea oil contracts were signed off by Great Britain as a whole not specifically Scotland, which was and still is part of the United Kingdom? When and if Scotland becomes a sovereign and...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 06-22-2016, 10:33 PM
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Posted By Rosella
Are BOTH eyes hanging under strips of skin, then?...

Are BOTH eyes hanging under strips of skin, then? Cos, for years in my ignorance, whenever I peered (admittedly not often) at that awful photo, I thought I could discern an eyeball to the left, which...
Forum: Other Mysteries 06-22-2016, 05:23 PM
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Posted By Rosella
Yes, losing them is suspicious. I think the iron...

Yes, losing them is suspicious. I think the iron bar had rolled under the parlour heater and wasn't found for years and years.

As Mayerling says, Wallace admired stoicism. However, Mrs Johnston...
Forum: Other Mysteries 06-22-2016, 04:55 AM
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Posted By Rosella
By the way, something I forgot to put into a...

By the way, something I forgot to put into a previous post. An explanation for the Johnstons not hearing anything untoward next door on the evening of the murder may have been that Mrs Johnston's...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 06-21-2016, 07:10 PM
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Posted By Rosella
Dark, dirty and dingy indeed! It must have been...

Dark, dirty and dingy indeed! It must have been truly awful to live in such conditions.
On both the linked threads above there was such a lot of debate, argument, discussion about where everything...
Forum: Other Mysteries 06-20-2016, 04:50 PM
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Posted By Rosella
The Johnstons are a bit of an added complication....

The Johnstons are a bit of an added complication. They were friendly with the Wallaces, fed their cat when they were away etc. However, I have read several accounts in the past (articles on the...
Forum: Other Mysteries 06-20-2016, 07:15 AM
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Posted By Rosella
Yes, he was excellent, if a bit too young. He was...

Yes, he was excellent, if a bit too young. He was dark, too, and Wallace, before he went grey, was a ginger.

Strange angle the writers put in about Wallace and Amy his sister in law having some sort...
Forum: Pub Talk 06-18-2016, 08:25 PM
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Posted By Rosella
I remember the attack on Prince Charles using a...

I remember the attack on Prince Charles using a starting pistol and a half a dozen hefty policemen and the Premier of NSW at the time, who'd played rugby in his youth, tackling him while Charles...
Forum: Other Mysteries 06-18-2016, 07:38 PM
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Posted By Rosella
Yes, Harry, I think there was a national...

Yes, Harry, I think there was a national electricity grid set up in Britain by 1931, (late 1920's perhaps, can't remember) but many many houses still had gas for lighting even as late as the Second...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 06-18-2016, 07:32 PM
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Posted By Rosella
Yes, that pattern is interesting and I've noticed...

Yes, that pattern is interesting and I've noticed it before. I've wondered whether perhaps it had to do with any relatives he was lodging with being away towards the endings of those months and the...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 06-18-2016, 04:33 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 36,107
Posted By Rosella
I don't have the technical skill to help with...

I don't have the technical skill to help with your request I'm afraid, but I certainly agree with you. I've looked at Mary's poor face many times over the decades I've been interested in the...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 06-18-2016, 06:13 AM
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Posted By Rosella
But if Hutch was locked out of his lodging and...

But if Hutch was locked out of his lodging and had no money to go anywhere else what was he to do? Vagrants and the homeless often walked around all night and they may not have met anyone they knew...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 06-18-2016, 06:08 AM
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Posted By Rosella
Books for the use of medical students were sold...

Books for the use of medical students were sold in second hand book shops and street stalls, Robert. However, if the killer didn't have experience of some kind in that area, even if it was only...
Forum: Other Mysteries 06-18-2016, 05:26 AM
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Posted By Rosella
I am obviously not ColdCase and don't know where...

I am obviously not ColdCase and don't know where Parry was at the outbreak of the war. I do know that he was charged with several theft offences and an assault on a girl after the Wallace...
Forum: Other Mysteries 06-17-2016, 08:11 PM
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Posted By Rosella
Incidentally, Parry was a member of the Mersey...

Incidentally, Parry was a member of the Mersey Dramatic Society, an amateur group who held their rehearsals at the City Cafe where Wallace played chess!

Parry may, just may, have been persuading the...
Forum: Other Mysteries 06-17-2016, 06:27 PM
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Posted By Rosella
Marsden had worked for the Prudential until 1928....

Marsden had worked for the Prudential until 1928. One of his clients, incidentally, was a joiner called RJ Qualtrough. Gannon speculates that it was this customer's complaints that led to Marsden's...
Forum: Other Mysteries 06-17-2016, 03:17 AM
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Posted By Rosella
Julia had about 90 in her post office savings...

Julia had about 90 in her post office savings account. That's around 600 in today's money, a large sum by the standards of 1931. She had 5 tucked away in her corset for everyday expenses, at a...
Forum: Other Mysteries 06-16-2016, 04:01 PM
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Posted By Rosella
I've always had the impression that Julia was...

I've always had the impression that Julia was rather eccentric and semi-reclusive. It was terribly cold that January and Julia had had bronchial trouble, hence the material she had wrapped round her...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 06-16-2016, 03:30 AM
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Posted By Rosella
In Sugden he writes (Page 89) about Annie. 'The...

In Sugden he writes (Page 89) about Annie. 'The clothing was neither cut nor torn. But the woman wore a large pocket under her skirt, tied around her waist with strings, and this was torn, both down...
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