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GIRL TESTIFIES AGAINST MAURY
San Francisco, Cal., Feb. 6. Sen
sational testimony against Maury I.
Diggs was given by Miss Ida Pearring,
17, today when Diggs and Walter
Gilligan were arraigned here on
charge of having assaulted the girl
on New Year's eve. Diggs is now
under conviction in connection with
the Diggs-Caminetti Reno elopement.
When Miss Pearring was called to
the witness stand she was barely
able to walk. She identified Paul
Spott as having been a member of
the party with -which she spent New
Year's eve. She said she drank in
several cafes that night in company
with the defendants and others and
later the party walked about.
At 1 a. m. she declared she was
alone with Diggs and Gilligan. They
went to the Holland Hotel and had
more drinks. She wanted to go home,
she testified, but the men took Jier to
an elevator and she remembered
nothing further until the following
morning, when she found herself oc
cupying a room with Diggs.
She asserted that Gilligan and
Spott came to the room and both at
tempted to attack her, but she resist
ed. Spott, she asserted, knocked her
unconscious and later took her to the
apartment of Lillian Sullivan, an
HOP PICKERS SENTENCED TO
SPEND LIFE IN JAIL
Marysville, Cal., Feb. 6. Richard
Ford and Herman Suhr, convicted of
second degree murder in connection
with Wheatland hop field riots last
summer, were sentenced to life im
prisonment at Folsom prison. Motion
to admit prisoners to bail pending ap
peal to Supreme Court overruled.
They weer accused of killing Dis't
Att'y Manwell and a deputy sheriff,
slain in a fight between a sheriff's
posse and hop field strikers when
deputies went to Durst ranch near
Wheatland to stop mass meeting of
By Jim Manee
He rises early hitches up,
Then works to beat the band.
While all the folks he calls upon
Are still in slumberland.
He takes your tickets leaves his
And then is on his way.
You very seldom see the man
Who brings you milk each day.
P. S. I should think, on a hot day,
he would have a sour disposition.
JUST LIKE A WOMAN
Husband (savagely) Maria,
where's my clothes?
Wife Good heavens, dear! I won
der if I used them in the salad!
"I sold that opera singer an over
coat and all he did was to sing high
'C " "What on earth did he mean
by that?" "Well, you see, I had of
fered to take his note for it." N. Y.
Unsettled and probably snow to
day; Saturday clearing and much
colder; brisk northerly winds.