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MARSHA WARRINGTON NOT ON
San Francisco, Aug. 9. The
crowds that fought to get into Judge
Van Fleet's courtroom yesterday to
hear Marsha Warrington testify as to
her relations with Maury Diggs were
disappointed. The girl was not called
' to the standi, and will not be until
The government continued to build
up its case in regard to the trip to
Reno' and the residence there, first at
the Riverside Hotel, and later in a
A Pullman conductor "thought"
he recognized Diggs as the man to
whom he had sold tickets for four
from San Francisco to Reno on the
morning of the tenth, and to whom
he sold a sleeping car stateroom.
F. A. Lindner, assistant clerk at
Riverside Hotel, said he saw both
Diggs and Caminetti register under
the names of Enright and Ross at his
house with two young women.
A grocer's delivery man carried
goods ordered by Diggs to the bun
galow. Attorney Devlin, for the defense,
did not attack any of the evidence
as to the trip to Reno and the stay
there, but his questions indicated
. that he will seek to prove that the
two girls were not in any way forced
to take the trip, but instead took it
Theodore Kytha, handwriting ex
pert, was called to identify letters
written anonymously and in an ob
viously disguised hand to Marsha
Warrington. The government
charges these letters were written by
Diggs to Miss Warrington after the
return from Reno warning her to be
on her guard against making certain
The famous "Pickles" letter also
was identified as being in Diggs'
handwriting. Devlin's cross-examination
of Kytha indicates the defense
will attack the contention that Diggs
wrote the Pickles or other letters.
FACTORY INSPECTOR NELSON
WILL ENFORCE THE LAW
Springfield, III., Aug. 9. Oscar P.
Nelson of Chicago, the new chief fac
tory inspector for Illinois, means
business. He was here to consult
Gov. Dunne on policy, and said the
stringest safety appliance and oc
cupational disease statutes of Illinois
are going to be more strictly en
forced than ever before.
"We have only 28 inspectors and
the force is hopelessly inadequate,"
he said. "New York has 100 inspec
tors regularly employed and add
more in an emergency. We will
notify owners and if they do not obey
the law they must take the conse
quences." o o
NEW FACTOR IN GRADY CASE
The police of the Cottage Grove
avenue station are now working on
the theory that John Grady, held for
the murder of his wife who has been
missing for twenty months, may have
burned the woman's body in the fur
nace after killing her.
This opinion is based on the find
ing of charred bones in the cellar of
the man's home at 121 E. 25th street.
The bones will be examined by the
city chemist to determine if they are
from a human body.
"Maybe they did find some old cor
set stays and buttons and bones in
the furnace ashes," Grady said. "I
burned some of my wife's old clothes
after she left me, and I guess when
a chemist gets through analyzing
the bones he'll be satisfied that
they're chicken bones and Nellie
was no chicken."
Grady will be booked during the
day on a charge of murder, a com
plaint having been signed by Mrs.
Emma Reynick, a sister of his wife.
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Old Aunt (despondently) Well, I
shall not be a nuisance to you much
longer. Nephew (reassuringly)
Don't talk like that, aunt; you know