Murder on the orient express part 3
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What didnt M Ratchett Speak?
French, but when the conductor came to answer his bell las night, it was a voice speaking french that told him it was a mistake
At 23 minutes to one who was in Ratchett's Room?
Somebody else, not necessarily the murderer, that spoke French
What time does the watch point to?
When was the only time the murderer could enter the compartment?
train stop at Vincovici, because the conductor is out on the platform.
American Subject, Berth no. 6, second class. Motive- possibly arising out of association with dead man? Alibi- from midnight to 2 am (midnight to 130 Col Arbuthnot and 1:15 to 2 by conductor) evidence against him and suspicious circumstances: none
Conductor Pierre Michel
French Subject, no motive, Alibi- from midnight to 2 AM (Seen by H.P. in corridor at same time as voice spoke from Ratchett's compartment at 1237. 1-1:16 vouched by 2 conductors) evidence and suspicious circumstances: none
English subject, berth no. 4, second class. Motive- possibly arising out of connection with deceased, whose valet he was. Alibi- from midnight to 2 AM (Antonio Fosarelli) evidence against him- none, except that he is the only man of the right height or size to have worn the wagon lit uniform. Unlikely that he speaks french well.
American subject, berth no. 3, first class. Motive- None, Alibi- None Evidence against her- story of man in her compartment is substantiated by the evidence of Hardman
Swedish Subject, Berth No 10, second class motive none, alibi from 12 to 2 (Mary Debenham). Was last to see Ratchett alive
Naturalised French Subject, Berth no 14, first class. Motive- was intimately acquainted with Armstrong Family, and godmother to Sonia Armstrong. Alibi- vouched for by conductor and maid. Evidence against her - none.
Hungarian subject, diplomatic passport, berth no 13, first class. motive- none. alibi- midnight to 2 am vouched for by conductor and
British Subject, berth no 15, first class. motive- none alibi- midnight to 2 am (substantiated by MacQueen and conductor) Evidence against him- pipe cleaner
American subject (Italian by birth) Berth No 5., second clss. Motive- none known, Alibi- edward masterman. evidence against him0 none except the weaper used might be said to suit his personality.
American subject, berth no 16. motive- none, alibi- did not leave compatment
British subject, Birth no 11, second class motive- none. alibi- greta ohlsson, evidence aganist him- conversation overheard by HP and her refusal to explain it
German subject, birth no 8, second class, motive- none, alibi- conductor and mistress. went to bed.
Ten Questions Needing Explanations
1. The hankerchief marked with the initial H. Whose is it?
2. The piper cleaner. Was it dropped by Colonel Arbuthnot? or by someone else?
3. Who the scarlet kimono?
4. Who was the man or woman masquerading in Wagon Lit uniform?
5. Why do the hands on the watch point to 1:15?
6. Was the murder committed at that time?
7.Was it earlier?
8. Was it later?
9. Can we be sure that Ratchett was stabbed by more than one person.
10. What other explanation of his wounds can there be?
Who is the initial H connected with?
Mrs. Hubbard, Miss Debenham, Hildegarde Schmidt.
Who they eliminate?
Hildegard Schmidt, the maid.
Who do they think wore the scarlet kimono?
the valet, Miss Debenham, Princess Dragomiroff, and Countess Andrenyi
Who refused to write their signature?
Who's christian name starts with an N?
Princess Dragomiofff. it is natalia. it makes sense that it could be her because it is a very nice hankerchief that none of the other women would have.
How does the Countess hide her identity?
She claims a spot of grease covers her christian name on accident making it looks like elena, but it could very well be Helena.
Who is Countess Andrenyi?
Helena Goldenburg, the youngest daughter of Linda Arden, the sister of Mrs. Armstrong
The Hankerchief is not whos?