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Forum: Hutchinson, George Today, 01:33 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
Thankyou RJ, rationale thinking is hard to come...

Thankyou RJ, rationale thinking is hard to come by in Hutchinson threads.
I was aware of the theory Macnaghten's "City PC" could be an error for "City Witness", I don't recall who offered that...
Forum: Hutchinson, George Today, 12:24 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
Increased risk, increased adrenaline, increased...

Increased risk, increased adrenaline, increased notoriety.
Do you think serial killers do not relish a challenge?
Forum: Hutchinson, George Yesterday, 07:57 AM
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Posted By Wickerman
Yet some use this pointless? attempt at...

Yet some use this pointless? attempt at identifying the Ripper as evidence Hutchinson was not believed.
Sadler didn't fit either suspect description in possession of the police.



All those points...
Forum: Hutchinson, George Yesterday, 07:45 AM
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Posted By Wickerman
??? You just wrote the same comment in two...

???
You just wrote the same comment in two different ways. The meaning is the same.
He had no way of knowing the man he saw was the killer. More especially as the prevalent rumors at the time was...
Forum: Hutchinson, George Yesterday, 07:31 AM
Replies: 1,744
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Posted By Wickerman
Oh, c'mon now modesty doesn't become you. You've...

Oh, c'mon now modesty doesn't become you. You've been chomping at the Hutchinson bit for longer than I have.
You don't suggest I buy every Jack the Ripper book just because I have an interest in Jack...
Forum: Elizabeth Stride Yesterday, 05:32 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 30,934
Posted By Wickerman
No contest there Trevor, but that scenario...

No contest there Trevor, but that scenario depends on Stride being alone in the gateway. Why would she be standing in the gateway if she was so desperate as you say. Surely she would be off seeking...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 09-22-2018, 02:24 PM
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Views: 89,161
Posted By Wickerman
Where are your direct quotes from anyone who...

Where are your direct quotes from anyone who accuses Hutchinson of lying?

I guess it doesn't matter now....right.
Forum: Hutchinson, George 09-21-2018, 06:55 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
You say they would have to be dumb. The reality...

You say they would have to be dumb.
The reality is, the police have no authority to do what you say.
Forum: Elizabeth Stride 09-21-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 30,934
Posted By Wickerman
Perhaps if the context was changed. If we were to...

Perhaps if the context was changed.
If we were to ask a group of East End prostitutes if they had ever been assaulted twice in fifteen minutes, do you think they all would say never?
Forum: Hutchinson, George 09-21-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 1,744
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Posted By Wickerman
I didn't. Researchers who DID read the book...

I didn't.

Researchers who DID read the book provided that conclusion.
Where is this going?, you seem to be taking the position that Senise did provide the necessary evidence.
If he did (in your...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 09-21-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 1,744
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Posted By Wickerman
How do you mean "just like...

How do you mean "just like Lawende"?
Are you saying he was required to keep in touch with the police?

I think you will have a hard time substantiating this supposed requirement.
Forum: Hutchinson, George 09-21-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1,744
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Posted By Wickerman
Trevor. The comparison just might be being made...

Trevor.

The comparison just might be being made by the journalist, not Bowyer.

"Harry Bowyer states that on Wednesday night he saw a man speaking to Kelly who resembled the description given by the...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 09-21-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 1,744
Views: 89,161
Posted By Wickerman
I used this source where it says once...

I used this source where it says once "interpretation" is used, the account is a secondary source.
https://sccollege.edu/Library/Pages/primarysources.aspx
Forum: Hutchinson, George 09-21-2018, 02:57 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
All the witness statements taken by Abberline on...

All the witness statements taken by Abberline on 9 Nov. in Millers Court were taken in first-hand, except that of Bowyer.
Bowyer's appears to have been the first statement taken by Abberline, after...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 09-21-2018, 02:50 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
This was at least 2 and a half years after the...

This was at least 2 and a half years after the Kelly murder. You seriously think witnesses are expected to keep in touch with police for the rest of their lives?
Forum: Hutchinson, George 09-21-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 1,744
Views: 89,161
Posted By Wickerman
This you mean? "Harry Bowyer states that on...

This you mean?

"Harry Bowyer states that on Wednesday night he saw a man speaking to Kelly who resembled the description given by the fruiterer of the supposed Berner Street murderer. He was,...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 09-21-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1,744
Views: 89,161
Posted By Wickerman
Honestly Ben, I don't know what you are talking...

Honestly Ben, I don't know what you are talking about.

This is more of the article - he saw the man in question, he just wasn't aware at the time that this man would be viewed as the...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 09-21-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 1,744
Views: 89,161
Posted By Wickerman
Yes, in general I agree, but I'm not altogether...

Yes, in general I agree, but I'm not altogether sure about your secondary example.
If the original newspaper sold a story that was edited down by the end user that doesn't make it a secondary...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 09-20-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1,744
Views: 89,161
Posted By Wickerman
It's not really a question of whether a newspaper...

It's not really a question of whether a newspaper is a primary or secondary source. Such a statement is misleading.

It is the stories that are either primary or secondary.
A newspaper provides both...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 09-20-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1,744
Views: 89,161
Posted By Wickerman
This must be what you are referring to. "He...

This must be what you are referring to.

"He said to an Echo reporter this morning. "The murderer couldn't have come to a worse place (for escaping) than this court. There is only this narrow...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 09-20-2018, 06:15 PM
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Views: 89,161
Posted By Wickerman
Bowyer's was only questioned about his discovery...

Bowyer's was only questioned about his discovery of the body, not what he was doing seven hours before.
Forum: Hutchinson, George 09-20-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1,744
Views: 89,161
Posted By Wickerman
As I've said before Gareth, Hutchinson was not...

As I've said before Gareth, Hutchinson was not defending himself in his statement. It was Abberline who would have asked him for some corroboration and we do not know what words passed between...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 09-20-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 1,744
Views: 89,161
Posted By Wickerman
The press report about Bowyer tells us he saw the...

The press report about Bowyer tells us he saw the same man described by Hutchinson.

"Early on Friday morning Bowyer saw a man, whose description tallies with that of the supposed murderer. Bowyer...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 09-20-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1,744
Views: 89,161
Posted By Wickerman
What do they do, put a Wanted add in the papers...

What do they do, put a Wanted add in the papers for Mr George Hutchinson to come to the station?
It's not like we haven't been over that before.

Lawende had a business, the police knew where to find...
Forum: Elizabeth Stride 09-20-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 30,934
Posted By Wickerman
I've always been interested as to why the hat...

I've always been interested as to why the hat worn by the Smith suspect changed.
The first police circular across the various stations was purloined by the press and published on Oct. 1st.

"The...
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