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a state senator, are lying in jail here today charged with white slavery. f 'a
Marsha Warrington and Lola Norris, high school girls and daughters of
prominent Sacramento families, their lives ruined, themselves ashamed to
face their friends, are hiding in their homes.
Diggs and Caminetti eloped with'the two high-school girls a few weeks
The families of tie girls were frantic. They did not know where they r
naa gone, norwny, ana tney onerea
a Dig reward for information as to
The families- of Diggs and
Caminetti were equally disturbed,
but not once did' the wives of the two
hunaway men suspect there was any
connection between the disappear
ance of their husbands and the two
young high school girls.
Then a private detective trailed the
two marned men and the two high"
schools girls to Reno, Nevada, where
the four were discovered living j to
gether in a little cottage.
They were all brought back; the
girls to be returned to their shamed
families; the men to be put in jail
to save them from the outraged
wrath of these families.
Diggs' and Caminetti were not
worried, however. " They were just in
jail for their own protection, and. as
soon as the thing blewover, they
would, course, be released and it
would be all right. Were they not
prominent and vealthy? '
But it wasn't all "right at all; for all.
of a sudden United States District
Attorney McNab, of San Francisco,
woke up and had both Diggs and
Caminetti indicted for white slavery.
The two wealthy rounders were
astounded. Th'ey thought it was a
joke at first. Then they sent for their
lawyers, and their lawyers painfully
explained to them that the Mann
Act covered all cases of taking wo
men from state to state "for im
biggs retained Charles Harris, a
prominent lawyer and politician of
Sacramento, to "fix" things for him.
Harris got busy with Marsha. War
rington, the girl whom Diggs had
lured from her-.home. He coached
her to tell a story that would Jex-J
And then McNab had Harris in-1
dieted, and everyone concerned be
gan to realize that the United States.
district attorney meant business.
When the case goes to trial, which,
is not" likely to be for some ' time, '
Diggs and Caminetti's lawyers .are 3
sure to play for delay, it is likely to .
be one of the most sensational in the?
history of the state because of thet
prominence of the accused men" and i
girls and because it is the first time
the white slave law has been used in ;
a case of the elopement of married j
ahd unmarried persons. f
ANYONE SEEN A DOG
Editor Day Book Knowing that ,v
your paper ins'erts no advertisements, ?
I ask you if you could find room-i
somewhere for this question:
Did any of our readers find a small s
white poodle dog, male, with slight
tan marks on ear and back; was lost
by little girl three weeks ago Friday.
If anyone, having found itr would
return it to the owner at 2142 W. -Jackson
boulevard, they would re
ceive reward, also make a sad heart
I cannot offer to pay you for in- r
sertion as you do hot accept advertis- s
ing, but if you could spare, space for,
this you would confer a great favor j
on D. M. Tannehill, 2142, Jackson
o d j
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