August 3, 1898: 6th Dancing men with the message “Never” appeared. (DANC) … Continue reading
August 2, 1914: Baron Von Herling congratulated Von Bork on his successful espionage. Holmes, Altamount, handed over the book disclosing British naval signals aka Practical Handbook of Bee Culture to Von Bork. Holmes, as Altamount, and Watson captured Von Bork. … Continue reading
August 1, 1914: Steiner’s store was raided and Steiner sent to Portsmouth jail. (LAST) … Continue reading
Buttons will be out of touch for two days and so “Chips’” observations for March 9-11 are posted: March 9: nothing found of Sherlockian note on this date but before the Master reaches for the syringe, do any other Watsonians know of … Continue reading
March 8, 1888: Holmes learned that Jack Douglas had been lost at Sea (VALL). “Chips” notes that, thanks to whoever did not check the dating of the story, it helps add to the myth that Moriarty is immortal.
March 5, 1881: Stangerson found stabbed to death at Halladay’s Private Hotel. March 5, 1881: an old “crone” retrieved the woman’s wedding ring advertised as ‘found’ in the ad placed by Holmes. By Hope’s own admission, this person was not Jefferson … Continue reading
March 4, 1881: Drebber was poisoned and died. Or was it a justifiable retribution? A woman’s wedding ring was found. March 4, 1881: “What on earth is this?” I cried, for at this moment there came the pattering of many … Continue reading
1886 February 22: The beryl coronet was reclaimed by its owner. The remainder of February days have no references in the Canon. Dear Watsonians; While watching a rerun of the Show “In The Heat of The Night” I heard Police … Continue reading
1886 February 20: Holmes returned the missing part of the beryl coronet to Alexander Holder.
1886 February 19: 1) Alexander Holder asked Holmes to find the missing part of the Beryl Coronet; 2) Holmes followed the footprints that Arthur Holder and Sir George Burnwell made in the snow; 3) Mary Holder elopes with Sir George Burnwell. … Continue reading