1 October 1888
LONDON. Sept. 30.--This morning the whole city was again startled by the news that two more murders had been added to the list of mysterious crimes that have been committed in Whitechapel. At an early hour it was known that another woman had been murdered and a report was also current that there was still another victim. This report proved true. The two victims as in the former cases were dissolute women of the poorest class.
The first murder occurred in a narrow court off Berners street beneath the window of a foreigners' socialistic club, the woman's throat had been cut from ear to ear but the villain had evidently been frightened away before he had time to mutilate the body.
The second crime was committed 45 minutes later in Mitre square, five minutes walk from the scene of the first tragedy, and the victim was shockingly mutilated.
LONDON, Oct 1--the Daily Telegraph, commenting on the Whitechapel murders, says: "If the home secretary fails to wake up and do his duty Lord Salisbury will have to dismiss a minister who has not good sense enough to resign."
LONDON, Oct 1--Several persons have been arrested on suspicion of being the White Chapel [sic] murderers. The Financial News has offered a reward of £300 for the capture of the murderer, and there is talk on the stock exchange of offering a further reward.
LONDON, Oct 1--The lord mayor has offered a reward of £500 for the arrest of the perpetrator of the Whitechapel murders. Dr. H. Forbes Winslow, Sir [Unreadable] Bennett and other medical experts are more than ever convinced that the murderer is a homicidal lunatic