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Forum: Pub Talk 07-01-2018, 01:54 AM
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Posted By PaulB
He wrote a couple of short stories featuring Jack...

He wrote a couple of short stories featuring Jack the Ripper and there is even a vinyl album, Blood - The Life and Future Times of Jack the Ripper, on which Ellison reads them, The City at the Edge...
Forum: Rippercast 04-17-2018, 01:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,982
Posted By PaulB
You can't pretend you're joking, Karen. Your...

You can't pretend you're joking, Karen. Your secret is out now.
Forum: Kosminski, Aaron 10-18-2017, 10:52 AM
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Views: 34,199
Posted By PaulB
Hi Roger That's always been my take on it. No...

Hi Roger
That's always been my take on it. No rope is mentioned, of course, but his hands tied behind his back ammounts to the same thing. Kosminski was returned to his brother's house after the...
Forum: Kosminski, Aaron 10-18-2017, 02:50 AM
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Posted By PaulB
Hi Roger, I'm not sure what I've said to suggest...

Hi Roger,
I'm not sure what I've said to suggest that I resist the idea that Kosminski's alleged violence wasn't reported to the asylum authorities. I've always thought it possible that it wasn't,...
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 10-09-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2,714
Views: 409,971
Posted By PaulB
I think he knows perfectly well what he's talking...

I think he knows perfectly well what he's talking about, but if you don't then the obligation is on you to clearly say why.
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 10-09-2017, 04:27 AM
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Posted By PaulB
You asked unanswerable questions. Unless those...

You asked unanswerable questions. Unless those questions are answered in the sources, and they're not, the answers are now beyond the reach of the living. But what the sources do suggest is that PC...
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 10-09-2017, 03:04 AM
Replies: 2,714
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Posted By PaulB
As has been pointed out several times, PC Long...

As has been pointed out several times, PC Long stated that he had heard of the murder in Mitre Square and a rumoured second murder before he went to the police station. It is not stated that he had...
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 10-09-2017, 02:58 AM
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Posted By PaulB
A poster can indeed choose to neither read nor...

A poster can indeed choose to neither read nor post, but on the other hand he may have such a regard for the facts and a desire to protect the waters of history from being muddied by repeated error...
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 10-09-2017, 02:40 AM
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Posted By PaulB
Trevor, Catherine Eddowes was wearing an apron....

Trevor, Catherine Eddowes was wearing an apron. She was wearing one when she went out that morning, she was wearing one when found drunk, she was wearing one when in Bishopsgate Police Station, and...
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 10-09-2017, 02:27 AM
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Posted By PaulB
I'm not missing the point, Trevor. The point is...

I'm not missing the point, Trevor. The point is that your opinion (based on goodness knows what) is that PC Long would not have taken any interest in the apron. However, in 1888 that's what PC Long...
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 10-09-2017, 02:02 AM
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Posted By PaulB
Coming to the above conclusions is why one starts...

Coming to the above conclusions is why one starts to look at the possible reasons why the arguments are made over and over, with little change, and without any of the many objections being taken on...
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 10-09-2017, 01:45 AM
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Posted By PaulB
So, assuming you have accurately stated what the...

So, assuming you have accurately stated what the correct procedure should have been, the only thing PC Long did that is at variance with it is to have taken the piece of apron to the police station...
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 10-09-2017, 01:34 AM
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Posted By PaulB
I do know it's a maid's apron and that it was not...

I do know it's a maid's apron and that it was not the sort of apron Eddowes would have worn. So does everybody.

Who says the apron wasn't visible to everyone at the mortuary? DC Halse says he saw...
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 10-09-2017, 01:10 AM
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Posted By PaulB
Your picture is of a maid's apron, not the sort...

Your picture is of a maid's apron, not the sort of apron Eddowes would have worn or was wearing.
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 10-09-2017, 12:34 AM
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Posted By PaulB
Has anybody suggested that the marks of what...

Has anybody suggested that the marks of what appeared to be faeces were what attracted PC Long's attention? I don't think so. So his concern was likely the blood on the apron. At that point, what...
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 10-09-2017, 12:19 AM
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Posted By PaulB
Sam, Unless Harry can demonstrate that not...

Sam,
Unless Harry can demonstrate that not investigating when blood was found was considered to be the correct action for policemen to take, and that the police doing nothing when there is blood but...
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 10-08-2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2,714
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Posted By PaulB
I'm glad to see that you read them (you haven't...

I'm glad to see that you read them (you haven't shown much evidence of it in the past) and read the good stuff too. Since Eddowes wasn't seen in a dark corner, I think you'll find that's a reference...
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 10-08-2017, 08:20 AM
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Posted By PaulB
I'd just add, that whether the piece of apron was...

I'd just add, that whether the piece of apron was taken to Goulston Street by the murderer, DC Halse, or the Vicar of Dibley, PC Long's attention was still drawn to it by something. And since he...
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 10-08-2017, 07:59 AM
Replies: 2,714
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Posted By PaulB
What do you mean by the testimony has never been...

What do you mean by the testimony has never been tested and should have been tested and is therefore unsafe?

Tested when? By whom? Against what?
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 10-07-2017, 04:42 AM
Replies: 2,714
Views: 409,971
Posted By PaulB
Harry, You are right to ask questions. There’s no...

Harry,
You are right to ask questions. There’s no question about that. But it’s whether or not the questions are capable of being answered that creates the problem. In post 2427 you said,“It is...
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 10-07-2017, 04:18 AM
Replies: 2,714
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Posted By PaulB
The academic way “would seem”… So you don’t...

The academic way “would seem”… So you don’t actually know what the academic way is. It’s just what you think it is.

So, the only evidence you have got for what happened in the past is what the...
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 10-07-2017, 01:37 AM
Replies: 2,714
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Posted By PaulB
There is simply no evidence that the two pieces...

There is simply no evidence that the two pieces didn't make up a full apron either.

Why would anyone have stated specifically that two pieces made a whole apron? It would have been far more...
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 10-07-2017, 01:30 AM
Replies: 2,714
Views: 409,971
Posted By PaulB
Trevor, There are two "maybes", neither...

Trevor,
There are two "maybes", neither of which is associated in any way with "hard evidence", and the only "belief" is Inspector McWilliam's statement of what he believed. So, are you trying to...
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 10-06-2017, 09:56 PM
Replies: 2,714
Views: 409,971
Posted By PaulB
Harry, Why do you persist in asking questions,...

Harry,
Why do you persist in asking questions, but never respond when they are answered? You said in an earlier post that PC Long's testimony needs to be proven beyond doubt. I reasonably asked you...
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 10-06-2017, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2,714
Views: 409,971
Posted By PaulB
For what it's worth, McWilliam went to the...

For what it's worth, McWilliam went to the mortuary "and saw the piece of apron — which was found in Goulstone Street — compared with a piece the deceased was wearing & it exactly corresponded. I...
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