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VOL.2,NQ.54 Chicago, Saturday, Nov. 30, 1912 OWE CENT
LUCILLE CAMERON RUNS AWAY FROM MOTHER
WRITES LOVE LETTERS TO JOHNSON
Yesterday the ntothgr received
a letter from her daughter. It
was dated from a western town,
but had. been mailed -in the post
office at Armqur avenue and In
diana. In this letter the girl promised
to send her address f o the mother
Mrs. Cameron-Falconet' gave
up the fight to save her daughter
from shame after the receipt of
this letter. She left at 6;30 last
night for her home in Minneapo
lis. "I am going back to my hus
band," she sobbed brpkenly.
"There is nothing else for me to
do. I am disgraced enough'as it
is. I shall have nothing more to
do with my daughter."
Meantime the daughter was
sending letters to Jack Johnson.
One of them, which was handed
to Johnson ffi messenger boy yes
"Dearest Baby Boy in the World:
"Oh I love you so much sweet !"
(The words "love" "much" and
"sweet" were underscored.)
"Honey boy when "I'm away
please diminate all drunks, small
tables, blondes, etc Get me, dear?
Lucille Cameron, white girl
friend of Jack Johnson, has run
away from hermpther and is now
The girl who caused Johnson's
indictment by the federal grand
' jury for white slavery was releas
ed to her moth'er under $1J,000
bonds by the government Mon
day. The 'day she was released, she
swore that she wa3 through with
Jack Johnson forever. She said
that- the very thought of him had
become hideous to her. She said
she was going away with her
mother "to forget."
The next day she' eluded her
watching mother and telephoned
Johnson, telling him she would
"be true to him forever."
Wednesday afternoon, the girl
left the Wellihgtonhotel, where
she had been staying with her
mother, saying s,he was going to
a dressmaker t East Twelfth
street an$ Michigan avenue. "'
Soon after, the mother receiv
ed a telephone message from
some one whose voice she did not
recognize, telling her her daugh
ter had gone west.
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