Before you scold me: I know how famous Higgins is, and how important she was.
Higgins recalls that he put the cassette in and listened to it “almost mesmerized” for 20 minutes.
Her mother called the police, and Higgins left the house, but she was still in the area when police arrived and arrested her.
Attempts over the next century, Higgins notes, had mixed results, and jumps were often as deadly as they were successful.
Through a spokesman, Higgins declined to comment to The Daily Beast on the case.
And Mrs. Higgins had refused to tell him the whole truth; he was certain of that.
This man Higgins, he went to work for her on her place, and pretty soon he married her.
Mis' Higgins is a meek, marciful old body, kind o' heart-broken at leavin' Parson Cushing and her meetin'.
Mrs. Higgins, Ike's mother, was at the shanty and she did her best to soothe and quiet him.
"You might clear things away, Higgins," she said, and went down the stairs.