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My brothers are here ana they want
to look after me. I want to go to
When the girl refused to sign the
complaint the state's- attorney said
there was nothing he could do in the
case. The charges against Sensi
baugh and Mrs. Stejeskal were then
dismissed. The charge of disorder
ly conduct against the girl was non
suited. The charge against the girl was
made because she twice tried to com
mit suicide after she discovered how
Sensibaugh had betrayed her, and
after he had threatened to "fix her"
if she did not quit talking about him.
Sensibaugh first gained notoriety
by acting as a decoy for tHe Rev. El
mer L. Williams, when that "fighting
parson" was trying to get evidence
against North Side hotels against
which he held a grudge.
Williams' plan was to send decent
girls up to these hotels with his de
coys. The decoy would say he and
the girl were man and wife and ask
for a bedroom. They generally got
it. The decoy and the girl would stay
in the room with the door locked for
two hours or so and then Williams
would bring charges against the
Myrtle Santay first was arersted
in the course of a midnight trip
through the cafes with Eddie Halpin,
nephew of Police Captain Halpin.
Eddie Halpin was released immedi
ately after his arrest and never ap
peared in court. But the girl was
taken to the morals court and there
sentenced to the Bridewell,
Sensibaugh heard of her being
there. He went to see her. Myrtle
Santay is a pretty girL Sensibaugh
went to the morals court and had
her paroled to him. .Myrtle says he
lived with her for two years after
that, holding over her head always
the threat of the Bridewell if she re
belled against him. Her relations
with Sensibaugh came to light when,
tired and disgusted of her situation,
ebe Jrje4 to omm suicide, leaving.
a note addressed to the "vice investi
gator." Sensibaugh is now separated from
his wife and family.
Myrtle Santay left court today with
her brothers, Charles and Henry San
tay of Detroit.
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