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YOUNG GIRL INMATE OF REFORMATORY SAYS
JAMES DARNELL RUINED HER
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Federal authorities received in
formation Thursday night that a girl
inmate of Minnesota state reforma
tory had told attorneys for the fathei
of Ruth Soper Darnell, one of Rev.
James Darnell's wives, that Darnell
had caused her rujn several years ago
when he transported her from her
country home to Minneapolis. '
Ruth Soper Darnell, acknowledged
wife of James Darnell, said that she
will not assist her father in prose
cuting her husband.
Wednesday Darnell claimed Doris
Vatighn was his legal wife and last
night he switched and said Ruth
Soper was, and he did not-many any
of the others. Reports of federal
agents are being turned into the Chi
cago office of the department of jus
tice and developments are expected
"His head does need an examina
tion," said Mrs. Ruth Vaughn-Darnell.
"If "he thing that he can fill
newspapers with his professions of
love one day and deny it the next he
is mistaken. I am going t sue for ali-'
mony and if the courts uphold one of
his other marriages I will charge hinr