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WO OFFER FULL CONFESSION;
ROSE HELD AS GAMBLER'S SLAYER
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FOR KILLING CONNORS GIRL
Leaves a New Confession at the
Chrystie Street House in Which
He Had Been Living Rela
tives Identify Body.
Nathan Swartz, murderer ol JuUa$
Connors, baa defeated justice. Driven
Insane by fear and remorse, tho
monster fulfilled the wish of his
father and committed tulclde by in
haling gas early to-day In a little
bAll room on the fourth floor of No.
219 Chrystie street, next door to a
house In which he lived two years
ago. A tube, still pouring out gas,
ay on the bod beside him. nnd death
had taken place houra before he was
The haunting fear of capture nnil
swift electrocution drove him to the
act. A confession a.i peculiar as the
misbegotten l" he led, written by the
ripper on a soiled linen collar and
scrap of piper, showed that ho died
repliant, rnvlnff with fear nnd naif
Insane. Alone, friendless, hunted on
every side, with certain capture starlni?
him ever In the face, the murderer
obeyed tho last command of his father,
and ended his life.
The discovery of the nody at first
brought no thought of Nathan Swart.
Hut an Evening World reporter found
the soiled collar and scraps of paper
and notified Police Headquarters.
8WARTZ SOUGHT HIDING PLACS
ON EAST 8IDE.
Then the Identification was epeedlly
made by his brother and father. A
week ago last -Monday, one day
after the discovery of the body of
Julia Connors, hacked and ripped and
bundled Into a wooden box In a lot In
the Uronx, Nathan Swarti camo to No.
21 Chrystie street. A sign outsldo told
him there were rooms to let. Max Kap
lan on the fourth lloor had a slnglo
small room, but did not like the looks
of tho applicant. The youth became
InKlstent, however, and Kaplan let him
havo the room. He Mild he was a cutter
for ladles' waists und wanted to bo
awakened ut 0 A, M. every day.
"I didn't like his appearance," said
Kaplan, "bu I let him have tho room.
'He told me he was twenty-two years old,
' :and that his name was Max Hlrschko
.wltr. Since ho came, ten days ao. he
had gone every morning at a little utter
,0'clock, returning at nlaht. He seemed
very aullen and quiet.
"Wednesday he told me he had a Job
washing dishes from 8 In the mornlnj to
JO at night. Yesterday he stayed In all
day burning the gas. I spoko to him
and he told me he would pay. I said.
'You will have to get out. You are lay
tor up In bed Instead of working.' All
day he peeked out of the door and was
covered with sweat and trembled. Dut
I thought It was because he could not
pay and thought I would put him out.
He looked so pjor that I decided to let
him stay, He told me he had glvon
his last ten cents to his little brohter
the day before because ho did not want
to see the little fellow hungry. After
wards he said something about giving
hlnv the money so that lie would not tell
where he was."
To-day ho did npi appear and Kuplun
want to his room. Kaplan Is u shirt
waist tucltcr and must net 10 wmk
early, lie wondered why the lodger
ui not up. He pea ted pimiullni? on
the dor brought no response, o
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LIFE BY GAS,
TAFT BOMB PLOT
WAS A WON
Hazed on His First White House
Assignment, He Got In
fernal Machine Story.
WITH FULL DETAILS.
Newspaper Men Who Hoaxed
Him Tried to Stop Yarn but
It Spread Over Country.
WASHINGTON, July IS, A little
fiazlng stunt meted out last night to a
"green" reporter on the White House
"beat" by several veteran newspaper
men to-day resulted In a countrywide
Bcare that an attempt had been made
on President Taft's life through an
Infernal machine. The new reporter
walked Into the press room of the
Executive Offices to be met with the
"Did you got that Infernal machine
The reporter said he didn't and the
hoax manufacturer told him u re
muikabte yarn, with all the picturesque
details. Finally, because the green re
porter got so visibly excited they told
htm It was a Joke.
STORY SOON SPREAD THROUGH
Hut the report that such an attempt
had actually been made nevertheless
spread throughout the country, The
well-known habit of the Secret Service
to hush up all such stories, coupled
with what seemed to be the mysterious
and persistent denial of all officials that
they had "heard of the attempt" the
usual diplomatic way her of svadlnr
the Issue, led a number of newspaper
men to assist In spreading the report.
The White House was literally deluged
with demands for Information. All sorts
of wild rumors cropped up. One story
had It that It wasn't an explosive In the
"Infernal box" but a deadly gas.
The original story of the bomb plot
was that the machine arrived at the
White House yeBterday morning and
was loft on Assistant Stcritary Al
len's desk. When Allen oponed It, the
report averred, he found a burning
fuse, which he smothered with his
hand. Later, according to the story,
So. ret Hoi-vU-o oll'.rlalt found the pack
ago co-.tnlneJ six or eight pujnds of
"APDUftD," IS WHITE HOUSE
ANSWER TO REPORT.
At thu Wiiiti' House to-day naivxpaper.
mili weru n.iliii.l t.i ir.vu publicity to the
decluntllon that tho Whltu lluun; did
not desire to dignify such an abaurd
report with an oillclal denial
The clerk who sorts the White Houso
orrcspondencs asserted that no such
park fine had been delivered either by
express or mall.
The clerk at the Washington post
olll c who bundles all the Executive
mall declared that no box had been de
livered thero during the Just two days.
Chief Wllkle of the secret service em
phatically denied tho story, ub did alt
the guards at tho White House.
Tor all CoAAtft,., ituri,, fcutu Amertras tod
litnnuda Mttituhip Uoci, Tmtlle.1' cjiecu ad
nonty order. bag;., aint rarrrl ciifca room
(wo day and nlgbt rh World Trirat Iturtaa.
Arcade, i'nlltvr (World) llulMloi. .n.VSS lies
Saw. W. X. Xalapluu Baaiaus MO a,..
" Circulation Books Open to All."
The Pre. I'ubll.hln
WAS OPENED FOR
Sheehan Quizzed by Senators
Says Thomas F. Gave Gen
erously to Fund in 1904.
TELLS HOW CASH WENT
Of $1,000,000 Contributed
Some Was Sent Into Maine
and West With Good Effect.
WASHINOTON, July ls.-Ths Demo
cratic fund contained about 11,000,000
when Alton U. Parker ran for Presi
dent In 1904, according; to W. V. Shee
han of New York, who testified to-day
before tho Senate Committee Investi
gating campaign funds. Mr. Sheehan
was then Chairman of the Democratic
National Executive Committee. Mr.
Sheehan testified that Thomas P. Ryan
wa a generous contributor to the
Money was sent by the committee.
ha testified, to Maine, Colorado and
"To Maine, did you sayf asked
"Yes, with vsry gratifying results
to the Democrats," replied Mr. Shoe
han. Mr. Sheehan usured the committee
that sums sent to Maine, Colorado ajd
Nebraska were not large.
REMEMBERED BELMONT A8 A
"How much was sent to Nebraska?"
Inquired Bcnator Oliver.
"I think about M5.000."
"Mr. Bryan was the candidate for the
Senatorshlp that year, wasn't ho?"
"I don't remember exactly; candidates
for the Senatorshlp were not"
"Well, I think he was," Interrupted
the Pennsylvania Senator.
"Mr. Sheehan says he remembered
August Belmont was a larso contributor
that, year and Senator Oliver asked If
Thomas P. Ityan was also a contrlbutnr
in the same campaign. The witness
responded that he was.
Mr. flheehah wanted tho committee to
understand when h estimated tho Dem
ocrntlc fund In ISOt at J!.0K),0i he was
not contradicting August Belmont, who
"guessed" on the stand that the amount
was JfiOO.OoO nr JTOO.MO,
"It Is all a matter of memory," In
sisted .Mr. Sheehan. "I think the Na
tional Committee mod directly about
SfO,000. I think there camo through the
committee some contributions for spe
cific use In New York State. I have an
Impression that amounted to about
MADE IT A RULE TO TAKE
NO MONEY FROM TRU8TS.
The witness declared the committee
made a rule at the beginning of the
campaign to accopt no money from any
trust. He believed no such contributions
were made directly or indirectly.
'There was 110,000 contributed," began
Mr. Sheehan, "by the American Sugar
Refining Company not by Mr. Have
moyer to the State Committee, nefore
the check was cashed no heard about
It and It was returned."
Senator Clnpp asked the witness for
the names of contributors of more than
"I recollect Mr. Jlolmnnt chiefly be.
cause of his testimony," replied Mr,
Rheehan. "I was away up In Maino
much of tho time nn l did not have so
much to do with u. raising of funds.
Thrre were cthera who contributed
more than that sum. but I c.i.-.not re
"Who w.ih moit netlvo In hi-rurin?
money?" Inqitlnd .Mr. 'lrrv. '
"Why, H tutor, various people were
soliciting on tlulr own responsibility.
The memborn of tho coinmltfeo were
active. People woio circularized. Wo
published requests for funds. Demo
crats or people interested In tho suc
cess of the ticket cumn in to Inqulrs
If It was satisfactory for thum to get
out and raise money."
"Did you solicit?"
"Not much, I duvotcxl my energy to
Mr, Sheehan said the late Daniel B.
I.aniont assisted him in collecting
money. Col. I.ainont had been con
nected with corpointlons, he said, but
he could not remember what ones. As
to the names of men who contributed
through Col, Lamont, Mr. Sheehan said
his memory would be an unsatisfactory
to the committee aa was to him,
NEW YORK, THURSDAY, JULY 18, 1912.
TH AND ATTEND
Crowd Throngs Street and
House as Rosenthal's Body
Lies in Roulette Room.
POLICE ARE ON GUARD.
Motley Line of Former Em
ployees, Friends and the Cu
rious Views Body.
Before the final word of the Jewish.
Reformed ritual for the burial of the
dead were said to-day over the body of
Herman Rosenthal, between 2,000 and
3.000 people had formed In lino in front
of the house where the murdered
gambler lay, and had filed past the
place where tho oasket stood, flower
banked. In a darkened room.
Then, a select company, composed o!
Rosenthal's Immediate relatives and
those few who had romalned stnnchly
hla friends during nil of his latter
troubles, beard the Rev. Samuel Green
field of the Washington Heights Con
gregation (Reformed), In hla eulory.
compare the elaln gambler with King
David, who knew not where to lay his
head because of his enemies.
Three houra before tho funeral ser
vice was read by Dr. Clreenfleld, near
noon, West Forty-?!fth street, In front
of the house at No. 104, was so Jammed
wirh people that traffic was shut oft at
the Sixth avenue crossing. Holt a
dozen policemen In uniform and an
equal nvmber of plain clothes detectives
worked hard to push tho crowd Into
some remblnnco of a line.
WIDOW ORDER8 DOORS OF
HOME THROWN OPEN.
At the order of Rosenthal's widow,
the doors of the houso of death were
thrown open to the crowd near 10
It was a strange company. In the line
wcro men who had known Rosenthal
when ho was a "newsle," Just over from
Courland, In Russia, and making his
precarious way on tho streets of a
strango city. OtherB thero wero who
had, at one tlrno or another, bean con
nected with Rosenthal' gambling
houses In minor capacities doormen,
cooks or bankers for his games; Uttlv
men, all, who did not i.eud teur th.it
their niif-tlnio connection with tho gam
bler would bring them under pollco sus
picion If they went to pay their Una.
mite of respect.
From the llesper Club, over which
Rosenthal wiui unco supremo, came u
large delegation In carriages, who
passed In their places in the line and
then remained to be present at the
funeral aervice. Tnere were i'M lletta,
always a sparkling figure at the old
Hesper Club balls; Kid arlfto, the prize
fighter; Aaron Hanover, known as the
"Mayor of Avenue C"; former Assem
blyman Johnny Gundy, Ren Hauptman,
Ike Van Vreer, "Looey" Green and
"Billy" Mlzner. There were delegations
from tho Elks' Club and from the
Courland Association, a Harlem so
ciety of natives of Courland, Rosen
thal's birthplace in Russia.
HI8 AGED MOTHER DOES NOT
KNOW HE'3 DEAD.
AH the members of Rosenthal's 1m
mediate family except his aged mother,
who lives In Borough Park and who
does not know yet that her son has been
slnln, rerj present at the funeral ser
vices, which were long delayed because
of the Insistence of the crowd to piss
The dead man'.i brother, Klward J.
Rosenthal, nnd Ills four slaters Mr.)
Isld.jio Mennrh. Mis. KimuM It.n- .Mis
Jonph Imnerir.an nnd Mis. Minn e
Itoh'-nthal-fc.ippurted the widow down
stairs limn tho room above when the
lunernl services wcio about to begin.
Mrs. Rosenthal looked once at the. f.ico
of her husband, ;hn grow hysterical
and fainted. She had to bo revived by
a physician beforo tho toiv.ce.s could gn
The body, followed by a small
number of canlages occupied only by
Immediate members of the family, wuh
taken tn Washington Cemetery hi
Brooklyn for interment,
The "HUB" Clothing Comer, Broad
way, cor. Barclay St.. opp. PoHt-Olllce,
will sell to-diy und Friday, I'.ooo nmn's
Serge Hults, jrantccd fast color, al.j
large Nsrlety of Outing Hults. In light
and dark colors; all sizes, 31 to 41;
worth 112 In any other store. Thalr
Mtcial pcico to-dw. ana t'l ldy, 9.Va
OF SLAIN GAMBLER
VOLUNTEER TO BECOME STATE
Man Held for Rosenthal Murder
and One of His Inquisitors
Gay nor Scores Becker
For Close Association
With "Police Briber
Writes Waldo He Is Amazed That Raider
Should Sit at Dinner With Men of
Mayor (Juynor totlny madu public a loiter written by him to Police
(!om:nlH'ilohor Waldo yesterday, nhldi rcaulto'l In lirlnpliiK to the Muyor'
ofllco to-day tho CommlsHloiior and Huvoral mcmbom of thu uniformed atatf,
Tho letter follows:
I'leahe have I. lent llerker and I'fdlcernen James White, f.tinrles Foy
and Charles Htelnhardt before. m at this nlllee ut 11 o'clock to-morrow
morning. After the piecnntlniiH wo lu.Ve. taken and all we have devised
and done to do any with the long-sented und deep-seated KitiftlriK In
the Police Department It Is very dlHCuuiuglng to liuve even these Rosen
thal necin-atlons bandied about.
To be sure, he was a miserable outlaw, against whom you nnd your
predecessors have been continuously contending, but 1 would have thn
(Continued un Second l'ugc.j
" Circulaiiou Books Open toAll.
JACK ROSE AND
Ready to Tell District-Attorney Full
Story of Rosenthal's Death and
Give Names of All Who
Helped Kill Him.
Admits He Hired Car and Rode
With Assassins to Within Half
Block of Scene.
Jack Rose, himself a gambler, and accused by Rosenthal of being,
a graft collector for Lieut. Charles Decker of the Police Department,
was led to-day into making a more or less clean breast of his knowW
edgc of the slaying of Herman Rosenthal to the police and the District; ,
He was followed like a leader of rats put of a rotten ship by Louis
LIbby and William Shapiro, the two chauffeurs who owned and alter
nately operated the gray car in which thf assassins sought Rosenthal,
and in which they ran away after they had shot him to death.
Aaron Levy, counsel for the two automobile men, went before the
District-Attorney this afternoon with these statements:
"Neither LIbby nor Shapiro has given to the police the names of thfl
men who were in the car before and after the murder. You know they
have not given them to you. The names as secured by the police may be
right or wrong, but they were not furnished by my clients.
OFFEtiS FULL CONFESSION AS STATE WITNESSES.
"My clients have not yet told the police and I will not tell the
police where the passengers they took from Sharkey's saloon, when the
car was ordered by Rose went in the Bronx. The police have learned
of one of the places. The changes of passengers, the conversations in
the car arc known to at least one of my clients. The other has certain
"If the State will accept my clients as witnesses they will do every
thing in their power to help the District Attorney bring the men who
killed Herman Rosenthal to justice. Their evidence is necessary; they
were themselves innocent of any intent or willingness to commit a crime.
It is up to the District-Attorney."
Inspector Hughes said this afternoon: "We do know the saloon in
the Bronx to which Rose and the others who left Tom Sharkey's went.
The information was given to us by The Evening World reporter. In
the interesis of Justice we shall not make this place known at present."
It was reported at Police Headquarters this afternoon that two
squads of Headquarters detectives, ten In each squad, had under close
(Observation two men who could be laid by the heels at any moment, but
who are allowed to run free in the belief that they woukt incriminate
themselves more freely when not under arrest.
ROSE HELD WITHOUT BAIL AS SLAYER.
Rose was arraigned before Coroner Feinberg, charged with homi
cide, and committed to the Tombs without ball. Detective David Wilbur
submitted to the Coroner an affidavit, stating that Rose had admitted
being in the company of the murderers of Rosenthal immediately before
the crime and that he was at Forty-third street and Sixth avenue, half a
block away, when the killing was being done at the New Metropole Hotel.
' James M. Sullivan, counsel for Rose, said that he would put in no
technical objections. Coroner Feinberg warned Rose that anything he
'said would be used again U him and ordered him to be locked up.
1 R..se, tall, Villi a yellow fiuz in longer than rat fur covering his
head, wailed fur the dispoiiil n of his case with untroubled eyes. Now
land then he looked down over the smoothly pressed gray suit wliich
covered his lean form and whisked away imaginary flecks of dust.
ROSE UNRECOGNIZED IIY POLICE HEADQUARTERS.
Huso, according tn Deputy CommU'lonor Dougherty, surrendered him
nolf voluntarily, though with trons police jrcs3iiru urging Ulm on. Yeotor
day It waa reported to Dlstrlut-Attorney Whitman who Is now said to
havo retained tho W. J. Uurnu agency lo aid hint In tho case that Rosa
had Irft town and waa In hiding. Mr. Whitman relayed thla report to
Mr. Whitman waa out all last night: ho did not say where ho had been,
but tho Impression was given out nt hit olllce that he had been persuading
Hose, through underworld channels, to give himself up. Deputy Commis
sioner Dougherty said thut the appearance of Hose was duo to messages
aciit to him by tho Deputy Commissioner through Sam Paul, the east side
gang leader and gambler, nhojo name has been connected with the nosen-
thal murder. Still another story wiu
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