11 November 1917
Caught After Slashing Four Young Women
Because the "Mystic Voice", whatever that may be, told him to "shed female blood", a man who might have developed into a new Jack the Ripper, was quickly caught in New York City. He stabbed four stenographers in the neck during their promenade after the lunch hour in the Wall Street district. A detective took one of his victims down the street and when she pointed him out he was taken prisoner. Except for the quick action of the detectives, the man might have attacked many women.