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EfGHT PERMANENT 'JUROR&NOW IN" BOXrTHlRft " -
EXERCISING OF PEREMIT6R? CHALLENfeJES.CALLED
Los Angeles, Nov -24. Eight
permanenf-iuror-s. remain in the
box in the McjNarrtara case.
When Judge Bordwell today$
called for the third exercising of
peremptory challenges the state
announced that it would pass the
entire list of seven, tentative jur
ors in the bpx.. Attorney Darrow
immediately peremptorily cnal
. lenged Jurors McBruner Stev
ens, Marshall and Olcott all of
whom.were passed forausfcpver
th defense's challenge.
The defense feared thejnen be
cause alj-adrnitt?d'that they har
bored, a prejudice against McNa
mara and that they belieyed the
Tifnes building, had been des
troyed by dynamite.
When the .court reconvened
today with every sedtin'ther jury
box occupied, fivet men ..pet man-
.i ,".-j.A-j iyi I...7:..- a
cnuy passcu diiti ausuiu(,t juiui?,
Darcing. inness, in ,tne dox ana
seven subject to .peremptory
challenges, neither 'side iii 4he
McNamara ' murder trial had
made tip, it$ mind an hour befc-re
court Reconvened .today just
which men it would eliminate. '
Two, and possibly three, per-,
majfent jUfpVswlere execte"d to(
be added after the shower ot per
emptories had been hurled 'at the
nervous men who s& bolt up
right waiting fof attorneys to
sayv the woraVi-ejfh"er, condemn
ing them to three months- im
prisonment or -perjnfttmg'them'
to go' Dack totheir usual, avoca
District Attorney Ifredricks
had told friends hewaS going tp(
stand pat pn the men in the box, t
but he had saicfthat when the"
second -exercising; was ordered,
and then took three, men outvote
the box, so the state-'s attitude -is
It is known Fredricks has fear-
ed Jk H Marshall, who has afc
on four criminal cases in the fed- i
eral courts which -were prose
cuted by deputy District AYtor-v
ney Horton'-and has voted for '
acquittal each. time. '
,Then E. A. Bishee, the aged
rancher, frankly said he consid
ered the Times the organ of the
money power, while. ft. Coke
leaned" to the1. theory that gas de-,
stroyed the Times. The latter
two, Darrov admitted, 'were'sat- t
isfactory,to himj although-J. B.
McNamara. objected to Coke.
- "The" defense admits its belief,
that the action of Judge. Bord-'v
well m" passing Jttrors McBurf
ney Olcott, Erode arid Stevens'
into tlie box over4heif challenges
for 'cause,' after .tftey had "ad
mitted a belief lit the dynamite
theocy", has put it tntd a "hole' ,
Th defense has only elev.eh
enafletfges; kk arid, does jiotj
want to waste fliore than four, so
for mdre thafi in hotir the de-
fense attorneys carefully read;,
the examination ot all yertire'-f
riien, trying to" make up their
ihinds, wnrdh would fee most like
ly t8 He.&ir: If. left in.
Tnafc'tfre lhshfance paid te.J
f im6s company tf 6e? tafrt td fi-
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