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Forum: Pub Talk 12-10-2017, 07:41 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
It was my understanding a private business owner...

It was my understanding a private business owner can refuse service to anyone.
He doesn't have to give a reason, like a landlord in a pub who can refuse service without giving a reason.
I don't agree...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-07-2017, 03:35 PM
Replies: 89
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Posted By Wickerman
Not sure what you mean here, have you read this...

Not sure what you mean here, have you read this interview?
(nearly half way down the page)
http://www.casebook.org/press_reports/star/s881114.html

The interview was taken by the Central News, and...
Forum: Kosminski, Aaron 12-07-2017, 03:26 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
As with most suspects (I'm tempted to say 'all'),...

As with most suspects (I'm tempted to say 'all'), it becomes necessary to stretch the truth to make them into Jack the Ripper, Kozminski is no different.
We need to look elsewhere.
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-06-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 89
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Posted By Wickerman
But haven't "we", you & me, both...

But haven't "we", you & me, both agreed, Hutch was never a suspect, only a witness?

Since when does a witness need an alibi? obviously, the subject never came up.
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 12-06-2017, 03:01 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 11,768
Posted By Wickerman
"Staying with her parents" may imply a...

"Staying with her parents" may imply a temporary arrangement.
Perhaps Kennedy had left her husband to stay with her parents, or even Kennedy and her husband were both "staying with her parents".
The...
Forum: Kosminski, Aaron 12-06-2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 137
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Posted By Wickerman
If you read up on this you will find Kozminski...

If you read up on this you will find Kozminski was paranoid. When paranoid, a person can pick up an knife in self defense, to tell others to keep back, likewise raising a chair is more an act of self...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-06-2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 89
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Posted By Wickerman
And you know he didn't give Abberline an alibi in...

And you know he didn't give Abberline an alibi in that interrogation, ...because?
Forum: Kosminski, Aaron 12-05-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,507
Posted By Wickerman
If you have the background details of these...

If you have the background details of these incidents. Evidence to show Kozminski was violent, and not simply protecting himself (due to his paranoia?), then please share what you know.




Mental...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-05-2017, 06:39 PM
Replies: 89
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Posted By Wickerman
But that is modern guesswork. We have no written...

But that is modern guesswork. We have no written record of any investigation into Hutchinson's movements.
So the chance they may have been able to corroborate his story is purely 50/50, maybe yes,...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 12-05-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 11,768
Posted By Wickerman
Back in my younger days I knew a few drinkers who...

Back in my younger days I knew a few drinkers who brought their own pewter mugs to the pub with them. Then there were other drinkers who kept their mugs at the pub.
The press accounts, including the...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 12-05-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 11,768
Posted By Wickerman
If I knew what you were talking about Harry, I...

If I knew what you were talking about Harry, I think it would still be a "No".
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 12-05-2017, 06:17 PM
Replies: 268
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Posted By Wickerman
Perhaps your resistance to this obvious deduction...

Perhaps your resistance to this obvious deduction is in part due to you misunderstanding the story.

Lewis left her home in Great Pearl street, due to a row with her live-in husband.
(So she goes to...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-05-2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,799
Posted By Wickerman
If the police determined Hutch to have lied about...

If the police determined Hutch to have lied about where he was after leaving the court, at the very least he would have been held/detained, for questioning. The press did report on anyone detained by...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-05-2017, 05:52 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,799
Posted By Wickerman
But you're assuming the police didn't find an...

But you're assuming the police didn't find an alibi. Another homeless night walker, coffee stall holder, anyone on the street who Hutchinson met.
It's like all the other accusations against...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-05-2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,799
Posted By Wickerman
Hi Abby. Where did you get that idea...

Hi Abby.

Where did you get that idea from?

Stalking was an essential part of mugging (or garrotting), whether the mugged victim died of his injuries or not is immaterial. And mugging was a regular...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-04-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,799
Posted By Wickerman
Hi c.d. That's a tricky one. From our point of...

Hi c.d.

That's a tricky one.
From our point of view, knowing as little as we do. There isn't a wide range of feasible answers to that question.
I'm not sure he would have said that he waited with...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 12-04-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 11,768
Posted By Wickerman
From what I've read alcohol is absorbed by the...

From what I've read alcohol is absorbed by the stomach, and it is absorbed in a relatively short time.
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 12-04-2017, 02:51 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 11,768
Posted By Wickerman
I can see your point, however, we know from...

I can see your point, however, we know from extant examples of both the official record of the Eddowes inquest and the Kelly inquest, that these records only capture a minimum of detail.

Two...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 12-04-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 11,768
Posted By Wickerman
As I explained before, it is the differences...

As I explained before, it is the differences which make or break an argument. Similarities are only to be expected, and are the easiest to explain.
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 12-04-2017, 02:18 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 11,768
Posted By Wickerman
Right, and Lewis told the court there was another...

Right, and Lewis told the court there was another woman with her, so this other woman had a story to tell which was the same in every detail as Lewis's regarding the Wednesday night escapade.
And,...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-04-2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,799
Posted By Wickerman
I think the whole "suspect" argument...

I think the whole "suspect" argument came from the fact that the nearest ones to the victim, like spouse or lover, in this case a friend, plus any person claiming to be the last one to see the victim...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-04-2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,799
Posted By Wickerman
Indeed Michael, though Hutch would not be aware...

Indeed Michael, though Hutch would not be aware of that when he gave his statement.
And, for Bond to come up with such a time as 1-2:00, he had to have been given an assumed purchase time for the...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 12-03-2017, 05:14 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 11,768
Posted By Wickerman
Thankyou Joshua, I recall you using that site...

Thankyou Joshua, I recall you using that site before, I keep forgetting about it.
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 12-03-2017, 05:10 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 11,768
Posted By Wickerman
I doubt a witness in an inquest felt they were...

I doubt a witness in an inquest felt they were under any significant threat. This was not a murder trial. Maria Harvey was "misbehaving" according to the press, giving back-chat to the Coroner, and...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 12-03-2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 11,768
Posted By Wickerman
There are a couple of courts on the south side of...

There are a couple of courts on the south side of Whitechapel High Street, just before you reach George Yard if walking westward, and I have been trying to find this section of buildings in Goads....
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