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Ripperologist No. 20: December 1998

Contents:

Page One:

Editorial Comment

Page Two:

"...I Beg to Report..."

 

Notes and News

Page Five:

Advance Warning:

 

Publications on the horizon

 

In the Next Issue

Page Six:

"...Respectfully Submitted..."

 

Letters to the Editor

Page Nine:

Yours Truly, Robert Bloch                                             Eduardo Zinna

Page Sixteen:

There's a Pattern to These Crimes                              Dr Frederick Walker

Page Seventeen:

A Cut-Throat Business                                                  Andy Aliffe

 

East End Hairdressing History from Sweeney Todd onward...

Page Twenty-Four:

Mary Jane Kelly - The Simple Truth

Mark Banner

Page Twenty-Five:

The Phantom of the Opera

Bernard Brown

Page Twenty Seven:

Reports from "H" Division:

Paul Daniel and

 

 

Jo Edgington

Page Thirty-Two:

Christmas Day in the Workhouse

George R Sims

Page Thirty-Three

Probems with the Maybrick Journal's Contents

Scott Hannafgrd

Page Thirty-Four:

Ha! Hal The Caption Competition compiled by

Patrick Jepher

Page Thirty-Five:

The "Other" Berners Street

Des McKenna

Page Thirty-Seven:

Signs of the Times:

 

 

"How the Poor Live" from Harrnsworth Magazine 1900

Bernard Owen

Page Thirty-Nine:

The Ripperologist Christmas Crossword

Liza Hopkinson

Page Forty:

Proceedings...

Adam Wood

 

A summary of the last Cloak and Dagger Club meeting...

Page Forty-One:

Views from the Past: Jack the Ripper

H M Walbrook

 

from Murders and Murder Trials 1812-1912

 

Page Forty-Four:

The C & D Club - Part 3... The Secretarial Side...

The Editor

 

The final part of a short series on Ripperologist and the C&D Club

 

Reviews -

 

Page Forty-Five:

The Diary of Jack the Ripper by Shirley Harrison

William Beadle

Page Forty-Seven:

The Diary of Jack the Ripper by Shirley Harrison

Seth Linder

Page Forty-Eight:

Echoes of Death by Janet Harward and

 

 

The Labyrinth of Satan by Gerald Suster

Mark Banner

 

Night of the Ripper by Robert Boch

Dr Frederick Walker

Page Forty-Nine:

History at Large: Judicial Enquiry into the JTR Murders Bob Hinton

Page Fifty:

Future Engagements at the Cloak and Dagger Club...

Page Fifty-One:

The Ripperologist Index for 1998

Page Fifty-Six:

Advertisements

Inside Back Cover:

General Information

On the Cover:

The Wassail Bowl

from PUNCH, or the London Charivari - 29th December 1888

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