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Forum: Non-Fiction Today, 02:56 PM
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Posted By Simon Wood
Hi Jon, The victim needn't have told anybody...

Hi Jon,

The victim needn't have told anybody anything.

Barnett, Felix and Carthy filled in the details. The whole of the MJK back-story came from them—nobody else—and might not have had anything to...
Forum: Non-Fiction Today, 01:05 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 18,202
Posted By Simon Wood
Hi Robert, Barnett not umming and arring didn't...

Hi Robert,

Barnett not umming and arring didn't help in the hunt for her killer, but did earn him a compliment from the Coroner.

Regards,

Simon
Forum: Non-Fiction Today, 11:37 AM
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Posted By Simon Wood
Hi Jon, I agree with you regarding MJK not being...

Hi Jon,

I agree with you regarding MJK not being the victim's real name.

You ask, "Did she [the victim] know a real Mary Kelly?"

You then go on to say, "If you are going to adopt a fake persona,...
Forum: Non-Fiction 10-13-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 18,202
Posted By Simon Wood
Hi Jerry, Interesting article. Have you got a...

Hi Jerry,

Interesting article.

Have you got a date etc?

Regards,

Simon
Forum: Non-Fiction 10-13-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 18,202
Posted By Simon Wood
An excellent point, Roy. And by the way,...

An excellent point, Roy.

And by the way, Michael, Anderson didn't go anywhere near Switzerland.
Forum: Doctors and Coroners 10-12-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,689
Posted By Simon Wood
Hi Jon, You have me in a quandary. Who should I...

Hi Jon,

You have me in a quandary.

Who should I believe? You or Dr. Saunders?

Regards,

Simon
Forum: Doctors and Coroners 10-12-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,689
Posted By Simon Wood
Hi Jon, Why can't you find evidence in the liver...

Hi Jon,

Why can't you find evidence in the liver that Eddowes went on a bender five hours before her death?

Regards,

Simon
Forum: Doctors and Coroners 10-12-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,689
Posted By Simon Wood
The Evening News, 20th October 1888, interviewed...

The Evening News, 20th October 1888, interviewed Dr. William Sedgwick Saunders, Medical Officer of Health and Public Analyst for the City of London, who had appeared at Eddowes’ inquest.

“I think it...
Forum: Kosminski, Aaron 10-11-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 39,282
Posted By Simon Wood
Hi RJ, And a year too late for Melville...

Hi RJ,

And a year too late for Melville Macnaghten.

Regards,

Simon
Forum: Non-Fiction 10-11-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 18,202
Posted By Simon Wood
Hi MrBarnett, Just because I don't believe any...

Hi MrBarnett,

Just because I don't believe any of this arrant nonsense is no reason for you to do likewise.

Enjoy.

Regards,

Simon
Forum: Non-Fiction 10-10-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 18,202
Posted By Simon Wood
Because if your proposition was correct, an...

Because if your proposition was correct, an amount somewhat less than 27 shillings [6 weeks at 4/6 a week] would have been outstanding.

Personally, I don't believe Kelly existed, was in arrears, was...
Forum: Non-Fiction 10-10-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 18,202
Posted By Simon Wood
Well, they were still in rent arrears on 9th...

Well, they were still in rent arrears on 9th November, and according to folklore "Kelly" met Mr. A while out on Commercial Street trying to borrow sixpence.
Forum: Non-Fiction 10-10-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 18,202
Posted By Simon Wood
Why didn't "Mary Kelly" earn any money...

Why didn't "Mary Kelly" earn any money on the game in the ten days between 30th October and 9th November?
Forum: Kosminski, Aaron 10-10-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 7,290
Posted By Simon Wood
Will you be bidding, Robert?

Will you be bidding, Robert?
Forum: Kosminski, Aaron 10-10-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 7,290
Posted By Simon Wood
The Whitechapel murders were not the work of a...

The Whitechapel murders were not the work of a serial killer. That idea is folklore, not history.
Forum: Kosminski, Aaron 10-09-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 7,290
Posted By Simon Wood
Ah, Scott. If only.

Ah, Scott. If only.
Forum: Kosminski, Aaron 10-09-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 7,290
Posted By Simon Wood
Hi Scott, Robert Sagar told his story to the...

Hi Scott,

Robert Sagar told his story to the Morning Leader, 9th January 1905.

In 1906, Sagar's detective colleague Henry Cox published his memoirs in Thomson's Weekly.

The Truth About the...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 10-09-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 106,249
Posted By Simon Wood
Hi Nigel, Sadly, Chris Scott died a while...

Hi Nigel,

Sadly, Chris Scott died a while back.

Regards,

Simon
Forum: Non-Fiction 10-09-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 18,202
Posted By Simon Wood
Hi Richard, What terror on the streets? Nothing...

Hi Richard,

What terror on the streets? Nothing had happened for the past 40 days.

"Like the other women there she had a dread of Jack the Ripper, and only the day before her death she remarked to...
Forum: Non-Fiction 10-09-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 18,202
Posted By Simon Wood
Agreed. Also, the smell might have been a bit of...

Agreed. Also, the smell might have been a bit of a give away.

But the discovery had to take place on Lord Mayor's Day, when for a brief period of time most people were busily looking the other way.
Forum: Non-Fiction 10-09-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 18,202
Posted By Simon Wood
The rent arrears might simply have been an excuse...

The rent arrears might simply have been an excuse for Bowyer to knock on the door, get no answer, look through the broken window and—"Aaargh!"—start the ball rolling.

If "MJK" had been up-to-date...
Forum: Kosminski, Aaron 10-08-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 7,290
Posted By Simon Wood
Hi Jerry, We'll eventually discover that the...

Hi Jerry,

We'll eventually discover that the cops didn't have theories.

They peddled contradictory BS to keep people from the truth.

And it has worked.

Regards,
Forum: Kosminski, Aaron 10-08-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 7,290
Posted By Simon Wood
Macnaghten’s second suspect in his memorandum was...

Macnaghten’s second suspect in his memorandum was a Polish Jew, “Kosminski”, who “was removed to an asylum about March 1889”.

This date was wildly off the mark, but at a casual glance a measure of...
Forum: Kosminski, Aaron 10-07-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 7,290
Posted By Simon Wood
Beware of hypotheses containing an "if".

Beware of hypotheses containing an "if".
Forum: Non-Fiction 10-07-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 18,202
Posted By Simon Wood
Hi Mr Barnett, It was a bargain because in 1888...

Hi Mr Barnett,

It was a bargain because in 1888 a double bed in a common lodging house was eight pence per night [see Annie Chapman]. 8 pence x 7 [no special offer yet found] is four shillings and...
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