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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 13, 1913, Image 5

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and searched her .face, but she re
fused to meet their gaze and main
tained wonderful composure.
This is the story Marsha Warring
ton told:
She met Diggs last September and
he soon became a very close friend.
She and Miss Norris and Diggs and
Caminetti frequently went on long
automobile trips.
Last March Djggs told her a story
of exposure-that threatened the four,
stating that Caminetti's father knew
of the liaison and would put Cami
netti in jail while the three others
would be subjected to the third de
gree and the matter would be a. news
paper scandal.
Diggs said the only way to avoid
this was to run away, and Caminetti
was pleading with Miss Norris in the
same manner. The girls knew the
men were married. Caminetti had
told Miss Norris that his wife "did
riot understand him," that he was
tired of her and unhappy.
Diggs planned that the four should
go to Reno and live together until
such time as the men could secure
divorces and then marry the girls.
Motherless Marsha Warrington did
not want to leave her father, and
Miss Norris pleaded that it would
break her mother's heart if she
should run away, but Diggs contin
ued to threaten, to storm, to plead
and to promise, backed up in any
statement by Caminetti.
At last the girls agreed-, fearfully
and reluctantly, so reluctantly that
after the tickets were bought they
missed one train and took the next
Miss Warrington sketched briefly
the events preceding the arrival of
herself, Diggs, Caminetti and Miss
Lola Norris at Reno and then said:
"After our arrival at Reno, we went
to Riverside Hotel where Diggs and
I occupied one room and Caminetti
and Miss Norris another. Diggs in
troduced me at a real estate office as
his. wife, when we were trying to lo
cate abungalow,'
The six women who had managed
to get into the courtroom displayed
a hectic interest, their cheeks were
flushed and they absorbed every word
of the story, but Marsha Warring
ton's voice betrayed no emotion, she
seemed as disinterested as a child
repeating a story memorized from a
book.
In response to the demand of spe
cial prosecutor that all the details of
the trip should be given, Marsha de
clared they had a drawing room on
the Pullman and that she and Diggs
occupied the lower herth and Cami
netti and Miss Norris the upper.
J. B. Hillhouse, chief of police of
Reno, testified that he arrested Miss
Warrington, Miss Norris and Diggs
and Caminetti in their bungalow in
Reno.
"I found them only partly dressed,"
he stated. "On the way to the rail
road station Diggs told the girls it
was up to them whehter it would be
a penitentiary matter and Miss War
rington replied that the girls would
stick by the men.
. "They were not. dejected. Cami
netti donned an old police uniform
in the station and gave some im
promptu vaudeville. The girls asked
to .see a performance by Chauncey
Olcott. They also said it was too bad
that they were, interfered with as
they were having the time of their
lives."
The aged father of Miss Warring
ton is said to have made frequent
threats to kill Diggs and many fear
a scene in court if he is called to the
stand to testify during the trial.
o o
MAW FOUND DEAD IN HOTEL
A man who registered as "Charles
Dunham of Pittsburgh," but who is
believed to be Carroll Galvin, Oak
land, Cal, was found. shot o death
in his room at the Hotel Grace, 75
West Jackson boulevard, today-. An
automatic revolver, supposedly used
with suicidal intent, was clutched in
his hand,

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