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Forum: Rippercast 10-10-2018, 07:35 AM
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Posted By John Malcolm
My fault entirely! I made the same bone-headed...

My fault entirely! I made the same bone-headed mistake at the meeting...
Forum: Non-Fiction 09-25-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,887
Posted By John Malcolm
Sorry about the delayed response. It is very...

Sorry about the delayed response.

It is very heavy on Sir Robert Anderson and the "Polish Jew Theory". No surprise ending, I'm afraid.

It's 25 + postage or 20 for anyone who will be attending...
Forum: Non-Fiction 09-21-2018, 07:37 AM
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Views: 1,887
Posted By John Malcolm
Anyone who may be interested can PM me here or...

Anyone who may be interested can PM me here or email me at j.goblin@comcast.net and we'll sort out the details...

They are in now in my hands and ready to go out in the post starting Monday.
Forum: Non-Fiction 09-11-2018, 03:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,887
Posted By John Malcolm
The Whitechapel Murders of 1888: Another Dead End?

Hardback, 237 pages, illustrated. 50 signed, numbered copies. Available to order 21st Sept. (to ship week of 23rd), available to reserve now. More details to follow...
Forum: Non-Fiction 07-20-2018, 02:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,074
Posted By John Malcolm
The Hunt for Jack the Ripper, I believe, was just...

The Hunt for Jack the Ripper, I believe, was just a bound reproduction of Dew's chapter on the murders. It's come up for sale here and there over the years, but for the average asking price, not...
Forum: Rippercast 06-13-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,217
Posted By John Malcolm
Lay it on me mates, I can take it. Tell me where...

Lay it on me mates, I can take it. Tell me where I'm wrong and how I'm wrong. Prove that you can teach an old dog new tricks. But please be specific. I don't have the patience to deal with dumb...
Forum: Rippercast 06-13-2018, 05:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,217
Posted By John Malcolm
This line of reasoning has long been the...

This line of reasoning has long been the interpretation of many. Unfortunately it leads to unnecessarily marginalizing Anderson, which in turn encourages the dismissal of the "Polish Jew Theory"....
Forum: Rippercast 06-13-2018, 03:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,217
Posted By John Malcolm
One thing I have to address: When talking about...

One thing I have to address: When talking about the witness/suspect confrontation, I proposed a scenario where the witness may have been familiar the suspect beyond the episode in Berner St. On...
Forum: Rippercast 06-12-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,217
Posted By John Malcolm
I was paid 1p for every "um", so I made...

I was paid 1p for every "um", so I made out like a bandit. Otherwise, I appreciate the polite indifference.
Forum: Rippercast 06-12-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,217
Posted By John Malcolm
Fair do's Scott. You've written some great stuff...

Fair do's Scott. You've written some great stuff over the years.
Forum: Rippercast 06-06-2018, 02:55 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,960
Posted By John Malcolm
Unless he was at the inquest.

Unless he was at the inquest.
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 06-04-2018, 07:14 AM
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Posted By John Malcolm
It's dizzying to try to keep up with this,...

It's dizzying to try to keep up with this, especially considering it seems to me that, despite the ethereal imagination it takes to even consider Cross/Lechmere as a real suspect, there are some...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 03-15-2018, 03:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,260
Posted By John Malcolm
Very thoughtful post. I've always had strong...

Very thoughtful post. I've always had strong feelings about the deaths of Emma Smith and Martha Tabram being connected to the following "canonical five".
Forum: Kosminski, Aaron 12-11-2017, 06:32 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 42,719
Posted By John Malcolm
This is healthy and interesting speculation,...

This is healthy and interesting speculation, without having to make huge leaps to pull things together. There are many ideas here that should, at very least raise some eyebrows. Of course there are...
Forum: Kosminski, Aaron 12-04-2017, 07:32 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 42,719
Posted By John Malcolm
Jacob Cohen was Betsy's brother? And he had Aaron...

Jacob Cohen was Betsy's brother? And he had Aaron thrown out of the house? I must be really out to lunch, because both of those facts are news to me.
Forum: Kosminski, Aaron 12-01-2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 42,719
Posted By John Malcolm
From the Colney Hatch notes: 1892 Jan 9...at...

From the Colney Hatch notes: 1892 Jan 9...at times excited and violent- a few days ago he took up a chair and attempted to strike the charge attendant; That's evidence.
Forum: Martha Tabram 10-16-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 114,049
Posted By John Malcolm
I'm not second-guessing the doctor. I'm...

I'm not second-guessing the doctor. I'm second-guessing the interpretation of the doctor's inquest testimony by the press. I cannot remember seeing a direct quote by Killeen that two different...
Forum: Martha Tabram 10-16-2017, 02:48 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 114,049
Posted By John Malcolm
Yes, I am guessing- or, more preferably,...

Yes, I am guessing- or, more preferably, speculating. My memory for details needs to be updated more often than it should, so if you can point me to where Killeen compared the width and depth of the...
Forum: Martha Tabram 10-15-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 114,049
Posted By John Malcolm
Something we really need to get over is the...

Something we really need to get over is the assumption that two different weapons were used in the murder. A careful reading of the accounts of the inquest may infer that this was the case (as it was...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 08-29-2017, 01:16 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 55,924
Posted By John Malcolm
There was an article in the June Whitechapel...

There was an article in the June Whitechapel Journal that tried to make that same point. I think it is one of the only explanations that seems to make sense.
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 07-20-2017, 03:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,871
Posted By John Malcolm
A couple of starting points in the search for...

A couple of starting points in the search for Davies or Davis in mining accidents:

http://welshcoalmines.co.uk/DisastersList.htm
http://www.dmm.org.uk/names/d1880-89.htm

At least 33 Davies as well...
Forum: Swanson, Chief Inspector Donald 06-23-2017, 03:17 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 37,976
Posted By John Malcolm
That's an interesting thought Robert. What was...

That's an interesting thought Robert. What was the actual verdict with Cutbush? Since Broadmoor was for criminal lunatics, was he found "guilty, but insane" or something like that? I think, in the...
Forum: Swanson, Chief Inspector Donald 06-23-2017, 01:56 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 37,976
Posted By John Malcolm
Another point to remember is that had the suspect...

Another point to remember is that had the suspect been identified after being committed to an asylum, that evidence would effectively have been useless because a person "deemed insane" could not be...
Forum: Kosminski, Aaron 02-18-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 711
Views: 190,580
Posted By John Malcolm
Not only do I think Kosminski is the...

Not only do I think Kosminski is the "best" suspect, I think he is the only person named so far that there is any case at all for. The biggest problem for his candidacy is that he doesn't fit the...
Forum: Non-Fiction 01-27-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,524
Posted By John Malcolm
Public Reactions to Jack the Ripper- Letters to...

Public Reactions to Jack the Ripper- Letters to the Editor: August-December 1888 edited by Stephen Ryder is a very fascinating book if you can find a copy.
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