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Forum: Elizabeth Stride 09-18-2018, 06:46 PM
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Posted By Robert St Devil
Hi Jon. Stride dying with her neck directly over...

Hi Jon. Stride dying with her neck directly over a gutter or wheel rut is as peculiar to me as Jack the Ripper murdering Chapman in some random backyard that happens to have a leather apron (during...
Forum: Elizabeth Stride 09-17-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 29,929
Posted By Robert St Devil
Ugh, I hate being the last post on a...

Ugh, I hate being the last post on a page.

Still, this seemed the best thread for this observation linking the murders of Elizabeth Stride and Catherine Eddowes to the same killer. It's a minor...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 09-15-2018, 01:41 PM
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Posted By Robert St Devil
No. Texas boy. I googled that pub to see which...

No. Texas boy. I googled that pub to see which band was playing. DJA got me listening to Joe Ely, wanted to listen to Slingo Creek, found their website, you're right - good band! I got next round...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 09-14-2018, 07:26 PM
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Posted By Robert St Devil
Irish Inn Mates or Sligo Creek, Abby? anyone...

Irish Inn Mates or Sligo Creek, Abby?

anyone heard from Steadmund, big fight tomorrow night
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 09-12-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 77,443
Posted By Robert St Devil
This idea may apply more to Catherine Eddowes...

This idea may apply more to Catherine Eddowes rather than Mary Jane Kelly (since she was found in her own apartment), but two days after Annie Chapman's death, press reports are already commenting on...
Forum: Elizabeth Stride 09-07-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,887
Posted By Robert St Devil
I've considered the same point [re: her recovery...

I've considered the same point [re: her recovery time] when I wonder if Catherine had been mickied. My biggest deterrent (so far) has been malt liquor. I read tale (somewhere) that malt liquor was...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 09-05-2018, 08:30 AM
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Posted By Robert St Devil
Richardson and Long aside, Fish, it's the...

Richardson and Long aside, Fish, it's the alternate suggestion for Cadosch's "overheard person by the fence" around 5:30a that is the real chin-scratcher. Seemingly, wirh a dead Chapman lying in the...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 09-02-2018, 06:45 AM
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Posted By Robert St Devil
Thanks Herlock. I thought it was a reasonable...

Thanks Herlock. I thought it was a reasonable suggestion too.
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 09-01-2018, 07:36 AM
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Posted By Robert St Devil
I know the conversation has been about the door...

I know the conversation has been about the door so far, but this post was something I considered while "considering" the door. For now, I have the door being closed while Jack the Ripper is...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 08-31-2018, 07:56 PM
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Posted By Robert St Devil
Thanks for the link to the East London Advertiser...

Thanks for the link to the East London Advertiser Fisherman. Judging by the varying height of the fence palings, I can see why it ranged from 5'6" to 6'. Still I used it as a measurement to gauge...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 08-31-2018, 06:21 AM
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Posted By Robert St Devil
I blv the contagion is spreading on this point,...

I blv the contagion is spreading on this point, Herlock. Past few pages have been a good read. I'm thinking that door is about 3 feet wide; so, opened at a 90 degree angle from the house, it's only...
Forum: Elizabeth Stride 08-28-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 85,294
Posted By Robert St Devil
Hi Dave. Clay pipes and tobacco and a cigarette...

Hi Dave. Clay pipes and tobacco and a cigarette case (I think) make appearances throughout the casebook. Considering cachous were generally advertised as remedies for smokers breath, he might have...
Forum: Elizabeth Stride 08-27-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 85,294
Posted By Robert St Devil
I follow your point Darryl. I think the...

I follow your point Darryl. I think the condition of her heart is more indicative of strangulation; but that truly is for another thread. You suggest that strangulation may have caused Liz to seize...
Forum: Periodicals 08-22-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,933
Posted By Robert St Devil
Charles Hutchinson

The “ripper legend” that I remember goes, in January 1889 an English newspaper, citing the Panama Star & Herald, runs an article regarding a Mr. [George?] Hutchinson of Elgin (Illinois) who had been...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 08-22-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1,711
Views: 86,603
Posted By Robert St Devil
I thought it was, Wednesday evening Sara was...

I thought it was, Wednesday evening Sara was accosted & Friday morning was the murder. Been wondering why the coroner veered off tangent with his "have you seen anyone strange in the neighborhood...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 08-15-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,835
Posted By Robert St Devil
Hi Abby. As with all-things JtR, there's always...

Hi Abby. As with all-things JtR, there's always that one definitive clue or piece missing which might tip the scales definitely to a certain consensus. In the immediate, he doesn't seem to be a...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 08-10-2018, 07:17 AM
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Posted By Robert St Devil
I probably fumbled the interpretation on my first...

I probably fumbled the interpretation on my first read-through. I hadn't considered the description was fuller than what they had on file, had originally read that it was fuller than any description...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 08-10-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 1,711
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Posted By Robert St Devil
The proof, Jon, may be found in the Coroner's...

The proof, Jon, may be found in the Coroner's cautionary treatment of Mrs. Maxwell at the inquest. His warning to her suggests a reluctance on his part but, hey, she's claiming that she had this...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 08-09-2018, 06:45 AM
Replies: 1,711
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Posted By Robert St Devil
I thought that same thing about the inquest...

I thought that same thing about the inquest (since "sightings were used in the other inq.) but then I remembered... different coroner, different agenda. Like I posted, he seemed to only be calling...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 08-08-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 1,711
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Posted By Robert St Devil
From the pov of the inquest, Jon, the coroner...

From the pov of the inquest, Jon, the coroner seems to be calling (or would have called) persons who claim to have a direct verbal interaction with Mary {Mary Ann Cox, Caroline Maxwell, (Hutchinson)}...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 08-08-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1,711
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Posted By Robert St Devil
Considering the time-frame (10pm to 2 or 3am),...

Considering the time-frame (10pm to 2 or 3am), Gareth, these would seem the ideal hours for a prostitute to seek as many clients as possible {Polly Nicholls: I've already had my doss money 3x}. If...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 08-07-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 1,711
Views: 86,603
Posted By Robert St Devil
Hi Jon. Considering Abberline later considered...

Hi Jon. Considering Abberline later considered George Chapman as the suspect, he may have favored the description of the man of foreign-appearance during the investigation. True, his mind may have...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 08-03-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 1,711
Views: 86,603
Posted By Robert St Devil
Hi Jon. If, in fact, Hutchinson was compelled to...

Hi Jon. If, in fact, Hutchinson was compelled to come forward because he harboured a sinister ulterior motive, it would have been because of Sarah Lewis. His statement coattails around her...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 07-31-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 1,711
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Posted By Robert St Devil
This tells me that Hutch is not aware that they...

This tells me that Hutch is not aware that they entered Mary's room or else he wouldn't look for them in the Court, which would have made for an odd encounter on the off-chance that Mary and Aman...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 07-31-2018, 05:02 PM
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Posted By Robert St Devil
The way Hutchinson describes the scene, he was...

The way Hutchinson describes the scene, he was waiting at the corner of Dorset St when he observed Mary and Aman at the corner of Miller's Court. He watched as they both went up the court and "I went...
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