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TWELVE JURORS SELECTED TO TRY
CASES OF FOUR POLICE INSPECTORS
WRATH KR Clearlsg to-slsht i WMtaMMf
PRICE ONE CENT.
"POOR LITTLE RICH GIRL,"
RAMONA BORDEN, TELLS WHY
SHE FLED FROM SCHOOL
'People toy I am rich, but that does not
mean I am happy. Daughters of rich
people are not always happy
" haven't had a home for many years.
I've been to one school after another.
What 1 wanted was just a home a
"When I ran away from school my father
put me in a sanitarium where 1 had
a strong-arm nurse for a companion.
1 begged Mrs. White to take me away.
"I didn't have anything but money. 1
couldn't buy happiness with it. It
didn't do me any good except to buy
Ramona Borden a "Poor Little Rich Girl" in real life sat par
flWIy buried b"y thecushions of a big plush chair in her mother's apart
ments at the Hotel Belmont to-day and gravely discussed for The Evening
World her hard lot as the only child of a millionaire and why sheran
It was a child-woman with very large eyes, a wide mouth and slen
der, almost undersizeed. body that greeted the newspaper men alone. She
spoke confidently, almost with the airs of precocious womanhood, and
yet about her whole aspect was the attitude of the child who feels re
straint before strangers. She was dressed richly and in a style evidently
reflecting her untrammelled taste.
Tou muit excuse my mother." hev .
began. "Silt U very tired and nervous
snd I have told her that I had hettr
talk to you Instead of lier because I
have earned all the trouble. 1 can best
answer all questions and, anyway. 1
want to eee the men who hava been
writing so much about me the past
weak. Tou have been very good and I
well, I hava been Juat myself Hamon
IB OOINO ACK TO COAST WITH
"In the flret place, 1 will ay I am
gains back to California with my
other In two or three dayi, ae aoon at
aha If reeled. It haa been definitely
decided that I am to be with her in the
future. She and my father have agreed
a that point without sselng each other.
"I am very glad. I love both my
father and my mother but but I have
been vary unhappy recently and I be
Have I will b happleet with my
Bather. A mother can underetand her
daughter batter than a father can;
den't you think ao?
"Why did I want to run away. I
know you'll aak ma that queetlon and
IH tall you before you aek. I wonder
it you can underetand If I tell you
Tha rich little girl, who 1a unhappy,
hlfted narvoualy In her great arm-
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SCOLDED BY HER MOTHER
GIRL OF 14 ATTEMPTS
SUICIDE BY POISON
Lucy Streppone Trips and Lets
Baby Fall Reproved, She
Wants to Die.
'"") mrr-ppcuie, fourteen years oll.
school ulrl of No, xm Pleaeant avo
nue. van removed this afternoon fr jm
her home to Hpllevue Hospital, a prlj
oner, i harked with having attempted
eulcl.le by drinking a quantity of anti
septic fluid. The child Is In a serlojs
condition. She took the poison, i
cording to her mother, because of
scolding she received to-day.
The girl, who is one of six children of
John Streppone, a laborer, employed on
me new aqueduct, was walking early
mis anernoon with her mother and
three-year-old brother. Oulseppe. Lucy
carried the ouiiy in her arms and as ihey
were cronsii; the afreet near the home.
the girl tripped and lot the baby fall In
When the mother picked the baby up It
was meeuing rroni a severe cut on the
head The mother scolded Lucy sharply
and then ran to a drug store where the
wound on the baby's, head was dre.aed
I.ucy ran away whan she saw that tha
tiuiby was Injured and the mother, after
Cuiappe had ben treated, resumed her
When, a short time later. Mrs. strep
pone reached her home she found I.uc'
crying In the hallway outside the door
of the flat. Tile child told her mother
that she was In great pain and thut she
had taken the content of a bottle of
antiseptic uod by a Muter for a cut
on her hand.
T.ucy QOlhVpafd as she told her mother
what she h i-l done, an 1 In response tu
the mother s screams Patrolman Buck
ley of the Kxl One Hundred and Twen
ty-slxth street station arrived. He ad
ministered an antidote to the girl and
then called an ambulance from the Har
lem KOgp tal. The girl was then taken
:o. N. Y, fit. Tltl'.u aud lawrtsUea tla at
rjoasteiw. asrnnaa Central ssd aeata Aamsesi
llsssfikip lioes. Cheek toom (or teats, sal
gff fig -
" Circulation Books Open to All."
Tk. Prose Psbgsbtsa
Executive Says He Will Take
All Patronage from Foes
FINAL CLASH IS NEAR.
Tammany Leaders, Backed by
Barnes Machine, Declare
Law Cannot Pass.
By Martin Green.
(tag OorrespoBdsBt of tha Svealag
ALBANY, N. Y., April .-Th person
who first pulled tha inquiry as to what
would happen ahoutd an Irresistible force
collide with an Immovable object should
be bars In Albany occupying the look
out's chair. Tha answer la due before
the and of the week.
Oov. Bulsar, to hear him toll it, Is tha
The Tammany controlled Legislature
according to tha members thereof Is the
Unless something unforeseen occurs
the collision is Inevitable.
Tha Governor thinks tha Legislature
wll back down and ha Is putting on
the screws. Ha sent for a big up-State
leader yesterday and announced to Mm:
"If you dam's eoaspel year legis
lators to support my direct pri
mary bill to take away every
penny of patronaga paw eajoy."
"O-overaor, you wouldn't da
that." gaaped tha leader.
"TO do it anises you oosne to
the frost with you support fey
The leader haan't appeared. It Is
known that he tried to get (Senators
and Assemblyman who are under obli
gations to him to promise they would
support the Suiter direct primary bill
and they ail refused.
MUST KILL THE BILL OR DE
STROY THE ORGANIZATION.
The Tammany leadera in the Legisla
ture say they will have to kill the Sul
ser bill or consent to the utter destruc
tion of the organization. Thsy charge
that Uov. Hulier haan't even read hla
own bill and doesn't understand what It
means. They have gone to the Governor
and offered him any sort of a compro
mise bill, but ha aaya his bill goes or
A provision of the bill which the Tam
many men say they cannot possibly
stand for allows one per cent of the en
rolled voters of an assembly district to
Ign the nomination papers of a candi
date for office. In a district having :.5O0
enrolled Democratic voters any politi
cian with twenty-five friends could go
out and gst himself nominated to any
office he might fancy.
"Every corner saloon In my dlatrict
would hava a candidate for every of
fice." said a Tammany leader who la
here looking over the ground to-day.
"Oov. Suiter has no political shame. He
frankly confeasaa that ha Is playing
practical politics, sod Is using patronage
and every club within reach of his
hands. Thus far he hasn't given out his
The Tammany leaders profess to be
lieve that Oov. Bulser is putting out the
bluff of his career. But they are wor
ried, nevertheless. It Is the first time
the present generation of Tammany
leaders has ever been up against a Gov
ernor who Is looking for battle.
LEADERS MAKE INFORMAL
PLAN OF BATTLE.
After the formal caucus which wound
up long after midnight to-day the
Democratic leaders got together and
laid out an Informal plan of battle.
When the Bulser bill comes up to-morrow
as a special order It Is likely that
a final effort will be made to get the
Governor to consent to amendments in
the measure. After that well, the Gov
ernor says tha bill will pass and the
legislative leaders say It will not. Cer
tainly If all the Senators who ssy Uiey
will vote agalnlt the bill live up to their
promises the bill will be burled.
For in first time In a generation, and
even beyond, tha Leglalaturs is lined
up against a practical politician. Odeli
and Black were practical politicians,
but they had the Legislature with them.
Hliiins was a practlcsl politician, loo
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NEW YORK, TUESDAY, APRIL 29, 1913.
Ramona Borden, Who Declares
Riches Robbed Her of Home
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Underworld "Stool Pigeon Is
Shot to Death; Police Hold
Jerry Malrta. a flashy young man, AFTER SHOTS.
who wai known In iho underworld ' "All I knuw la that Boob Walker, who
at a "Bqucaler," or an unofficial polli a hU n"'at nfor ame along
wall another man and told me to take
py, waa shot to death Just b-for t the 8tag garage, which is kepi
dawn to-day In front of the garage ;' ''ul Kelly. I did not notice where
, ,, . i they nt, w ien tliey gol out of the
of Paul Kelly, notorious fBBBBttf, ; j JSl ttoj! h,d .on. into
whole place many gunngiiterB make Kelly's. J wan half aaleeo when I heard
their loafing quarters. It la in Forty- ,hu' flr"' "d saw several men run-
. . m-k.i. I nlng. l didn't see Walker or the other
flrat street, eait of Klgluh avenue. ; lM , wa, fell ..
on the lOUtb. side of the Htreot, and Deputy Comlsaloner Dougherty M ears
only a few mluutes walk from the ful ,IJ S9 he has no rsason to believe
hotel where Herman Itostnthul, who.
waa also condemucd as a "atiU'Jkler,"
waa killed last summer.
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venient to drop In on Deo.tty COHtgMg.
eioner Dougherty at PollOt HtsdqiWr
lers aa soon ai pusalhle
Commissioner will he greatly plfgatd
It Is reoiemlMied n police Qlrol Hut
Walker, who has come In BORdlOl lth
ths authorltlta when pfOfttOtlDI gam
bling enterpriser tluaiiced h UrLlgo
Weber, was at the table of Hgfwisn
ftosenthal Juat a fuw minutes he'ore
Rosenthal wan shot to death.
Mow, Mr. Dough. !- ass learned that
ft: M Lk
saissjr -smi Hour t iinu wiitjn jprrj
Mllldll mmm lot. tmm Nolmni a ml(J.
U ulLa. . 1 A - - -
dle-agsd chauffeur, who waa found on
ths seat of his cab, near the scene of
the shooting, and waa arrested with
three other men, told this story at
SAY8 HE SAW MEN RUNNING
aiaer actually witnessed t ie snooting,
but he explains that because of Walk
srl wide a'iuaintance, not to say In
HghWlfi with gunmen, he might be of
great aid to the poliCg in helidng them
ihs aaiaasllag ( rouni Maids.
ilaia , walk((, nto Korty.nr,t ,.,.,
Iraa Butktk avenue, looking nervou.lv
about as though espe ting to see some
one. Tlie street was still quite dark.
He slonped In front of Kelly's place aa
though looking for the number. Krum
doorwayi east and west four men
ran sulftly ulon him. r'lvs hots wer
lire Into his body, Aa lie fell the mur-
detel'a nt ailed gWgJP,
FuHceman D'Don.'isll was In Seventn
.,, (Uob(iauu us sevv: 1'twe.s
" Circulation Books Open to AIL"
Was Found in Miss Garden's
Stateroom Just Before
MISS FARRAR "PEEVED."
Caruso in Bed Before Admirers
Arrive He Had Dined Out
Many hlgh-prired alngers sailed on tba
Kaiser Wllhelm II. of the North Her
man Lloyd line, it was tha biggest sail
ing of operatic stars ever recorded.
Crowds of passenger there were on
deck besides and locomotion waa din.
curt. On the pier there were throngs to
tad Ood speed to departing friends.
among them many Italian admirers of
Slgnor Enrico Caruso.
"Caruso!" thsy ortad. "Oh. ds Caruso!
But Caruso did not apfteer Ho was
a guest at a farewell banquet given to
Mm by many admirers last night and
the banquet lasted until daylight- It was)
f o'clock fn the morning when ha
reached the stop, ths centre of aa
miring constituency, who, la ths excess
of their admiration, carried hun aboard
sad left Mm In his stateroom fa bed.
Aad there waa Mary Oardea of ths
Chicago Opera Company. Delightful,
charming, red-needed, beautiful Mary
Garden, looking younger than when she
returned, certainly slimmer, ghs wore
a gown of blue, with a white alolo about
her neck, white spats snd whits kid
gloves, ghs told the ship new. reporters
all about her plans for ths summer.
snd wouldn't thsy some to bar state
room and ahs would toll thorn soma
mors. Thsy all soc spied ths Invitation.
and than oh! horror! the stateroom waa
filled with amoks.
A MAN 8MOKINO UNDER MIB8
Miss Oarden stamped her dainty foot,
and with some fervor sailed a steward
and demanded to know what such a
thing meant. An Invsatlgatlon revealed
the fact that the s moles was coming
from under her bed. Further Investiga
tion disclosed the fsct that It was com
ing from a cigar, and that a man waa
smoking ths cigar.
"A man under my tied!" etrlalmed
ths nd lan t Mary. "Oh! what an ar
dent admirer. Absolutely stowed him.
sslf away lo be near ms. Isn't It beau,
tlful. All my life I have dreamed of
such a moment, ovsr sines I havs been
a girl and that Isn't so long ago, la
It boyaT thst I would some time find
a man under my bed. And now It has
ooma true. Oh, this 1a delightful."
All this while thsy were dragging the
man out. He was a portly man. He
was fat. and he bad a red face, and hla
hair waa tousled, and his olotMng was
all mussed. Ms had gone aboard with
the Caruso party. Caruso's stateroom
is two doors below thst of Mbm Oarden,
and her door being open, the banqueter
rolled si. Ths step hsd a list to port
and he rolled under the bed. Ho was
Miss Oarden took one look at him.
"Take him away!" she cried. "JTeed
him to the sharks!"
They took him sshore snd handed him
over to the admirers of Caruso, who
wanted to know where the tenor was.
Miss Osrden ssld thst shs wss going
to Paris, where shs wss to appear In
a new opera. Then she was going to
her estate In Hcotland, where aha
would have a aummer party, and shs
ssld thst there would be much hunt
ing of scotch highballs on their nstlvs
QERALDINE FARRAR VERY
Dainty Oeraldine Karrar was another
passenger There Is great rivalry be
taeen the two stsrs Ooraldlns and
Mary. Krieodly, of couise-of courael
Miss Karrar had hsr story pi what shs
was going to do, but she went ell to
pieces when one unkind sulp news re
porter told her of the sdvenlur of Miss
Warden aha ass visibly "peeved." She
went right to her stalsrooni, followed
by a bunch of admiring ship news re
porters. Hut, lo! thsre waa no tuau un
der hoi bed.
"Oh! she exclaimed, much d.sap-
potnted. 'What shall I do'.' I'm going
to Carls I'm going to Jump off ths
Eiffel Tower. I'm going to IJgjpt. Oh!
niKke up s stoiy for me' Hay anything.
I'll stand for murder. Uul remember,
la a tufif
R HER BED
MAKES OUR MARY S
DREAM COME TRUE
WHITMAN IS ATTACKED
FOR JURY METHODS BY
Stanchficld Demands That Justice
Seabury Permit Investigation of Se
cret Inquiries Regarding Prospec-
tive Jurors at Conspiracy Trials
JURY BOX FINALLY FILLED
AFTER STUBBORN BATTLE
Each Side Uses Peremptory Chal
lenges on Talesmen From Panel
yary te ary she
plated st e-so this
John B. Stanchficld, speaking for every lawyer conoerned with Ms
in the defense of former Inspectors Dennis Sweeney, James E. Huaasy,
James F. Thompson and John J. Murtha for conspiracy to obstruct jiav
tice, charged this afternoon that William B. Sheridan had been wnploysd
by District-Attorney Whitman to obtain information concerning the 200
talesmen of the special panel from which jurors were to be selecicd. Vs
he told Justice Seabury, was prejudicial to the interests of all four of the
defendants. He declared it was beyond the District-Attorney's riehts.
IN MILITANT MOOD
Repeats in London That Panic-
hurst Methods Will Be Used
Here If Ballot Is Refused.
LONDON, April .-The antipathies
of Mrs. O. H. P. Belmont and Mrs.
Carrls Chapman Catt of Now York la
retard to the suffrac eacnpalfn hava
avsdsntl7 aeon ovorooros slnos their
arrival hers, for it Is announced that
ths mother of ths Ouohoss of atari
boroufh and the President of the Inter,
national Lsacus of Women Duff raklsts.
rsprssenilna the militant and anti-militant
sections of ths woman's movement.
are so appear in the front row of ths
same platform to-night
Ths occasion will be ths meeting of
the Women's Social and Political Un
ion, ths militant surf rear. tt. organisa
tion, whose object Is lo protest publicly
against forcible feeding in prisons snd
sRorts are to b. mads to get the Am
erican women to ssprsee their views.
Sirs. Bslmont, who la staying at a
hotel In London, ssld to-day:
"I meant what I said before leav
ing the United OUtes If Nsw York
falls to awaks ws shall Introduce mili
tant msthods of ths typs used by ths
Women. Social and Political Union. I
alao meant what I aald about append
ing no money In Bngland, I am stay
lag at this holal only because I found
spring cleaning under way In my
Mrs. Belr.vnt and Mrs. Catt havs
readied auch a complete agrssmsnt
that thsy will travel togethsr la ths
same carriage to to-night's meeting of
protest against forcible feeding. They
will be .iccompsnled by the Ducbsas
Ranker Knead Dead la Bed.
NOaWU'H, Conn , April . William
A. rJrktco., President of the Themes
National Hank of this city and a lawyer
of some prominence, was found dsad In
bed at his home here to-d . Death was
4usu natural causes. Ha waa fifti
PRICE ONE CENT.
WWW. WW w
ten ewirii- es 9sjpr
m ar mm
ui my twwaty-wve years'
ence at tha bar," aaM Mr.
"I never knsw that tha District -At
tornsy had ths right to elicit InferaaV
tlon concerning a prospective jurat's
religion and his aoolal attachsaeJBj
and. perhspe. his political aHUUtlnaJ
"I wish to aaaura Your Honor fjkM
neither I nor any of my coafiwnSm
hava made any attempt to gather mm
such Information about ssty Ml ft
this panel, and 1 ask now tor pssnw
si on to call Mr. Sheridan to show ItsM
the District-Attorney haa doers Jagg
JUBTIOt BEABURV UPHOLsM
UfUiTui Mia mi immm
Justice Res bury said ha could sss I
aid ha could sss SM
rotation, svsa frab
in sal res. and Mr.
Impropriety In tha
acquiring auch Infora
ths talaamen tha
Htanchflald took an exception to Ms
denial of ths motion to question Shaft-
Mr. Stanrhflslds charge came during
hla s semination of Charlaa R Btssatl
of No. 1126 Bsvaath avsnus.
Did any ona approach you after rsu
nasi been sunpoenaed barer
"Not after, (mat fcsfore."
DM this visitor toll yo
-Tee, the Dlstrtct-Attoroey .
"What end ha aak your
"He asked me If I lived at
dress where he found ms an
religious Jalth I professed, wt aaaftl
organisations I belonged to, snd If I
was a Mason."
"Did those Inquiries bias you against
Chase dsfemtantsT" ,.v,
"Not at all"
"When were you summoned?"
"Least Friday evening."
"When did this man Interview rear
"Ths Tuesday before."
When Mr. Blanch ft eJds rsgusag to
can Shertdan waa dealsd ha lljiwid
very one by accepting Mr.
Juror No. 11.
Ths Jurors sworn are:
No. l Philip A. Mesmaa.
gist for tha American Smelting ajet
Refining Company, No. Ill BreejSrwaor,
living st No. Ill West One UasMswt
and Ptfty-slsth street
No. 2 Daniel W. Relchman, a -gllaJl
of No. 101 Wast Ons Hundred and fif
No, I Clayton A. Olena, puMlo ac
countant. No. Ill West Ona Hundred
and Eighty-fourth street
No. Oeorge L. Kowler. manhaalsM
snglnssr. No. Set West Ona Uuastrai
and Swrty-drst street
No. s dUchard A. Psadlstaa. aitok
man, No. S Bast Twenty-eighth ttogX
No. I Ubert QallaUn. art stndaisV
No. T Mist Slzly-ssvsnth Stress. vr
No. T-USry t-OUiaak mm, WH