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of Marsha Warrington's te-Liiuony
and substantiated Marsha's story in
Girlish, rather pretty, dressed in
stylish black, Lola Norris was an
ideal witness for the prosecution. As
she passed Marshal Warrington she
smiled brightly at her and then look
ed for one fleeting moment at the
Her voice was clear, and, though
she spoke very low, it carried all over
the court-room. She seemed anxious
to spare no detail or her own actions
and declared firmly that she had been
an innocent girl when she met Cami
netti and had not yielded to him until
the last day of their stay in Reno.
In the cross-examination she was
not submitted to the grilling Marsha
Warrington received, which at some
times became so cruel that the judge
Prosecuting Attorney Roche de
clared that Miss Norris had proved
her case beyond a doubt and there
can be no question that she was co
erced. Diggs and Caminetti quailed
visibly under her testimony.
When Miss Norris resumed the
stand this morning, Attorney Devlin
opened his examination with the
"Was there any particular object in
you and Miss Warrington, Diggs and
Caminetti going to Reno rather than
to Los Angeles or some other town?"
"Not that I know of."
"Did you know Diggs and Miss
Warrington were intimate?" '
"Weren't you in Diggs' office when
he and Miss aWrrington engaged in
"Did Miss Warrington say to you
when you came to her room once?
'What are you doing here?' "
"Did Miss Warrington say to you
when you demurred about going to
the Grand Hotel in San Francisco
with them: 'You are afraid; you're
a piker.' "
"No, "Miss Warrington didn't say
that." "Did you and Caminetti spend a
night in a room in the San Jose
"I did, yes."
Miss Lola Norris concluded her
testimony at 11 o'clock this morning
Martin Beasley, uncle of Miss Mar
sha Warrington, who was with the
police when they arrested the two
girls, Diggs and P. Drew Caminetti
in a Reno bungalow, followed her. 1
Miss Etta Smith, 26, rescued when
she attempted to commit suicide by
jumping in lake at foot of E. Indiana
st Said she had no home.
Joseph Gulik, 18, 750 N. Centre av.,
and Thomas Drusch, 21, 815 N. May
st, arrested, charged with stealing
bottles of milk from- doorways on
Ray Johnson, 3152 S. Wabash av.,
attempted to commit suicide by swal
lowing carbolic acid; County Hospi
tal. Nicholas Hayes, former saloon
keeper at 284 W. Adams st, arrested,
charged with selling liquor without li
cense. Lost license following mur
der of Mrs. Florence Woodruff, whose
body was found in rear of 736 W.
John Williams, teamster,.. run. over
by street car when he fell from his
wagon at Chicago av. and Morgan
st Both legs fractured.
State's Attorney Hoyne will fight
the extradition of Detectives James
Carlin and Thomas Flannigan by
Michigan authorities on the charge
of kidnaping Schartenberg of the
Tribune from Macatawa Park, Mich.,
on the ground that Schartenberg
wasn't kidnaped but agreed, to come
back with the detectives.
Two men cut hole in roof of Bride
well auto and escaped while they
were on way to jail today. Guards
fired ut fleeingmeir. Forty-five other