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Offline EVickiW

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Re: Missing Persons (Melvin Wilson)
« Reply #30 on: November 11, 2014, 07:06:23 PM »
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I knew I should of got your autograph while you were here  ;D ;D


Looks like they had problems funding the film....

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Looks  like the filming is done. It is being edited now.
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Re: Missing Persons (Melvin Wilson)
« Reply #31 on: May 06, 2015, 01:18:01 AM »
In my opinion Melvin Wilson is the best possible suspect I've come across to date. Jerry
 

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Re: Missing Persons (Melvin Wilson)
« Reply #32 on: June 18, 2015, 10:37:24 AM »
I did  few changes, but I think the Melvin page is complete on the new site?


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Re: Missing Persons (Melvin Wilson)
« Reply #33 on: June 18, 2015, 10:45:30 AM »
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I did  few changes, but I think the Melvin page is complete on the new site?


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Looks good.
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Re: Missing Persons (Melvin Wilson)
« Reply #34 on: February 19, 2016, 02:52:02 AM »
Reading through the crew debriefs, I noticed the initial note written by Cooper and passed to Flo was described as being in "legible cursive." In the Forman's book, they included some manuscripts by Barb Dayton and she clearly wrote in all-caps print, not cursive. Do we have any writing samples from Wilson (or Lepsy, for that matter)? Writing in cursive wouldn't prove anything for either one, but if either preferred writing in print it'd be at least some kind of evidence pointing away from them.
 

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« Reply #35 on: February 19, 2016, 02:57:58 PM »
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Reading through the crew debriefs, I noticed the initial note written by Cooper and passed to Flo was described as being in "legible cursive." In the Forman's book, they included some manuscripts by Barb Dayton and she clearly wrote in all-caps print, not cursive. Do we have any writing samples from Wilson (or Lepsy, for that matter)? Writing in cursive wouldn't prove anything for either one, but if either preferred writing in print it'd be at least some kind of evidence pointing away from them.

Without a writing sample from Cooper ... you're barking up an empty tree.

 

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Re: Missing Persons (Melvin Wilson)
« Reply #36 on: February 19, 2016, 04:09:53 PM »
I would formulate the argument like this: Cooper wrote something in cursive, therefore he could write in cursive and was comfortable writing in cursive. If someone never writes in cursive, or almost never writes in cursive, it reduces the possibility they are Cooper by some amount.

This is a simple screening process to eliminate marginal suspects. I would not suggest it could ever "prove" someone is Cooper.
 

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« Reply #37 on: February 19, 2016, 11:42:30 PM »
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I would formulate the argument like this: Cooper wrote something in cursive, therefore he could write in cursive and was comfortable writing in cursive. If someone never writes in cursive, or almost never writes in cursive, it reduces the possibility they are Cooper by some amount.

This is a simple screening process to eliminate marginal suspects. I would not suggest it could ever "prove" someone is Cooper.

The crew could write in cursive too!  :o
 

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Re: Missing Persons (Melvin Wilson)
« Reply #38 on: February 20, 2016, 12:34:00 AM »
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I would formulate the argument like this: Cooper wrote something in cursive, therefore he could write in cursive and was comfortable writing in cursive. If someone never writes in cursive, or almost never writes in cursive, it reduces the possibility they are Cooper by some amount.

This is a simple screening process to eliminate marginal suspects. I would not suggest it could ever "prove" someone is Cooper.

The crew could write in cursive too!  :o

Don't be so sure.  None of the cabin or cockpit crew had a first name that appears to start with a "D".
 

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Re: Missing Persons (Melvin Wilson)
« Reply #39 on: February 20, 2016, 01:19:41 AM »
I'll rephrase.

The Tina Bar thread is boring. I'd like to know if we have any handwriting examples for Mel Wilson or Dick Lepsy because why not?
 

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Re: Missing Persons (Melvin Wilson)
« Reply #40 on: February 20, 2016, 01:08:27 PM »
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I'll rephrase.

The Tina Bar thread is boring. I'd like to know if we have any handwriting examples for Mel Wilson or Dick Lepsy because why not?

As far as I know, I do not have anything hand written by my father. If I come across anything, I will post it.
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Re: Missing Persons (Melvin Wilson)
« Reply #41 on: February 20, 2016, 03:03:39 PM »
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I'll rephrase.

The Tina Bar thread is boring. I'd like to know if we have any handwriting examples for Mel Wilson or Dick Lepsy because why not?

I'll rephrase also -

The Tena Bar thread may be boring to you, but that thread does not prohibit discussion on other issues. Different people have different interests/issues.

Discussion at the Tena Bar thread will continue as long as there are people interested in that issue wanting to discuss Tena Bar issues. Likewise, other issues can and should continue to be discussed in the other threads. There is literally nothing restricting that from happening! In fact, that is what is expected.  :) It is no different than it has ever been on any well-functioning forum, at least that has always been the expectation here.

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Re: Missing Persons (Melvin Wilson)
« Reply #42 on: February 20, 2016, 11:00:18 PM »
Actually, I was pretty fascinated by your string of posts on the subject of Tena Bar, Mr. Georger. Blame my frustration on having cracked a tooth yesterday.

And thanks Vicki.
 

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Re: Missing Persons (Melvin Wilson)
« Reply #43 on: February 20, 2016, 11:42:30 PM »
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Actually, I was pretty fascinated by your string of posts on the subject of Tena Bar, Mr. Georger. Blame my frustration on having cracked a tooth yesterday.

And thanks Vicki.

That is no fun - a cracked tooth. Hope it can be saved and the pain stopped asap.

Imagine what it was like before dentists!
 

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Re: Missing Persons (Melvin Wilson)
« Reply #44 on: February 08, 2017, 03:56:18 PM »
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Since the forum is on it's way to being found on Google. I thought I would open a topic for Vicki to tell her story, and show some information about her father's disappearance in 1971. all it takes is one person to remember something that could give some sort of lead to what happened to her father. it will be another avenue for Vicki to get this information out to the public.

       

Melvin Wilson went missing on September 15, 1971 when he did not appear for a court sentencing hearing for the crime of counterfeiting Federal Reserve Notes. According to my mother, he had left our family at the end of July 1971. Melvin Wilson was employed as a printer at Bang Printing in 1968 - 1970, a printing commercial printer specializing in catalogs and boxes for food-service firms, Brainerd, Minnesota. Prior to his arrest, Melvin had a makeshift printing operation in St. Paul, MN using an offset press where he rolled counterfeit $20 dollar bills.

Concerning the elements found on the tie by McCrone Labs Analysis for the 2017 show Expedition Unknown (which funded a more extensive particle analysis on the sticky tape particles pulled off Cooper's tie), I have found a lengthy document named Environmental Aspects of Chemical Use in Printing Operations published by the EPA in January 1976 which studied chemicals, elements and minerals used in the printing industry. You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login
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