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Forum: Non-Fiction 10-11-2018, 09:09 AM
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But Abby, if Mary was paying off her debt with...

But Abby, if Mary was paying off her debt with sex [or by doing odd chores for the McCarthys for example], she wouldn't have got so far in arrears, would she? If she truly was as badly in arrears as...
Forum: Non-Fiction 10-09-2018, 07:24 AM
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Ah, now that would put a different complexion on...

Ah, now that would put a different complexion on it, Robert. I doubt McCarthy would have noted down 'This third day of November 1888 - thruppence off the rent arrears on Room 13 in respect of blow...
Forum: Other Mysteries 10-09-2018, 04:21 AM
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Something of the sort, Abby, yes. That does seem...

Something of the sort, Abby, yes. That does seem to tie off a few of the loose ends.

While any woman's head might be turned by a smooth talking charmer, all the while the charm was on show, I don't...
Forum: Non-Fiction 10-09-2018, 04:16 AM
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Posted By caz
Hi Robert, But wouldn't McCarthy have called the...

Hi Robert,

But wouldn't McCarthy have called the shots? Would he not have been in a position to decide which tenants he would or would not evict for non-payment of rent? They could hardly object on...
Forum: Other Mysteries 10-09-2018, 03:47 AM
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Posted By caz
I expect the police saw it as a case for 'chasing...

I expect the police saw it as a case for 'chasing the money'.

Assuming Tony, as co-trustee, knew the contents of his wife's will, was the thought of 200 grand to lighten his financial load, just too...
Forum: Other Mysteries 10-09-2018, 02:41 AM
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Hi HS, I could see that more if Mr Q was worried...

Hi HS,

I could see that more if Mr Q was worried that he might be identified as a person of interest himself - if for example Julia had talked to a friend about her past. If he was confident that...
Forum: Non-Fiction 10-09-2018, 02:25 AM
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Posted By caz
Best wishes to Herlock's Daddy! :hiya: I doubt...

Best wishes to Herlock's Daddy! :hiya:

I doubt McCarthy would have mentioned the amount of MJK's rent arrears - true, false or massaged - if it put him in a bad light, so he presumably saw some...
Forum: Other Mysteries 10-08-2018, 06:18 AM
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Posted By caz
Another thing I meant to say... The beauty of...

Another thing I meant to say...

The beauty of having the manor house was that Janice had nobody to answer to if she wanted to go there for any reason. It's pretty clear she did have a reason that...
Forum: Other Mysteries 10-08-2018, 05:36 AM
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Posted By caz
Hi OneRound, Were the contents of Janice's...

Hi OneRound,

Were the contents of Janice's overnight bag made public? All my female stuff, like make-up bag, brush and comb, scent, jewellery bag, toiletries, spare outfit, shoes and undies etc etc,...
Forum: Other Mysteries 10-08-2018, 03:52 AM
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Posted By caz
Good job, HS. The only problem I would have with...

Good job, HS.

The only problem I would have with such a scenario is why this as yet unidentified blast from Julia's past would feel the need to stay around effecting the poorly staged robbery. The...
Forum: Other Mysteries 10-05-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 63
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Posted By caz
Thanks, cobalt. Janice was a bright woman. She...

Thanks, cobalt. Janice was a bright woman. She must have had her own plans for that night, or she would not have packed that overnight bag, and taken the keys to the country house with her, but left...
Forum: Non-Fiction 10-05-2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 390
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Posted By caz
Where did they keep their cash then? Or did their...

Where did they keep their cash then? Or did their killer rob them of it before he left the scene?

Would it make a difference if we knew they were completely penniless when they encountered their...
Forum: Other Mysteries 10-04-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 63
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Posted By caz
Interesting case. Many thanks to all who have...

Interesting case. Many thanks to all who have posted info and links.

I just listened to the podcast and watched the Crimewatch prog from October 1984 on You Tube and jotted down a few observations -...
Forum: Non-Fiction 10-04-2018, 03:15 AM
Replies: 390
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Posted By caz
Out late at night with all that lot, looking for...

Out late at night with all that lot, looking for customers? Presumably the swine who killed her made off with half a dozen crocheted place mats, a pair of antimacassars and a bunch of chrysanths, in...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 09-20-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 81,018
Posted By caz
Michael, We are never going to see eye to eye on...

Michael,

We are never going to see eye to eye on this, and I have no intention of dipping my pretty [as in pretty unsightly] toes into the realms of fantasy, so I'll just say this:

The more...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 09-20-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 483
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Posted By caz
Goodness, don't let Helen Mirren or Joanna Lumley...

Goodness, don't let Helen Mirren or Joanna Lumley see this! :anxious: :kiss2:

And what is your evidence for MJK being 25, apart from what she may have claimed herself?



Oh blimey! Their killer...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 09-20-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 81,018
Posted By caz
But if the ripper had no prior knowledge about...

But if the ripper had no prior knowledge about his victims, and MJK was one of them, then all they needed in common was to be where he was when the red mist came over him.

I doubt he asked for their...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 09-20-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 81,018
Posted By caz
Hi Gareth, Nice one. Somebody has to be the...

Hi Gareth,

Nice one.

Somebody has to be the tallest, the shortest, the youngest, the oldest, the most unfortunate, the least unfortunate, the fairest, the darkest, in any series of three or more...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 09-20-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 81,018
Posted By caz
Not so much 'controversial', Karl, as entirely...

Not so much 'controversial', Karl, as entirely without evidence that a male associate of Kelly's was a violent individual with a personal motive for killing her and wanting to inflict those 'ghastly'...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 09-19-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 81,018
Posted By caz
Assuming the nickname Long Liz came from her...

Assuming the nickname Long Liz came from her surname, as in "Long Stride", it had nothing to do with the lady's height.

Another apparent myth that often crops up is that Mary Kelly's clothes were...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 09-19-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 81,018
Posted By caz
No, Karl, but arguing for a different killer -...

No, Karl, but arguing for a different killer - for no good reason I have ever seen - inevitably suggests some personal reason for wanting to destroy a particular individual, in this case the woman...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 09-19-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 81,018
Posted By caz
I don't think anyone is intentionally blaming any...

I don't think anyone is intentionally blaming any of the victims, but I do agree with much of your post, Aurora.

With both Mary Kelly and Liz Stride I have read many theories involving a separate...
Forum: Elizabeth Stride 09-19-2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 39,713
Posted By caz
If he wasn't the killer, he made a great fall guy...

If he wasn't the killer, he made a great fall guy for whoever was. If Jack saw him manhandling Stride, and saw Schwartz watching this happen, he'd have been a happy Jacky.

Love,

Caz
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Forum: Pub Talk 09-19-2018, 05:59 AM
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Posted By caz
Makes good ear plugs though, Robert.

Makes good ear plugs though, Robert.
Forum: Elizabeth Stride 09-19-2018, 05:00 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 39,713
Posted By caz
And Long Liz being taken [permanently] from...

And Long Liz being taken [permanently] from Michael Kidney, shortly before a kidney was taken from Kate Eddowes.
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