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months and years. Now it is en(J
ed. Mrs. Maxwell is in the Eas
ton Asylum, a private asylum for
the insane, at Easton, Pa.
Mrs. Creagh charges that Mrs.
Maxwell was "spirited into the
asylum and kept there to pre
vent her telling what she know of
Mrs. Creagh has sued for a writ
of habeas corpus for the release
of her friend. " The suit will be
heard before Judge of the Com
mon Pleas court, R. C. Stewart,
at Easton, next Monday.
The suit will be fought by the
relatives of Mrs. Maxwell. They
insist the widow of the. bank pres
ident is hopelessly insane, and
the victim of wild hallucinations.
Mrs. Creagh says that one of
these hallucinations will be that
her husband was forced to help
certain of the Money kings of
New York during the panic, and
that then, when these money
king had looted the Borough
Bank, they deserted the ruined
(Maxwell, and drove him to take
SUSPENDED CAR MEN PUT
BACK TO WORK
With the reinstatement of a
number of men suspended or dis
charged by James B. Hogarth,
superintendent of the Chicago
Railways Co., has come vindica
tion for the Car Men's union,
which protested against the arbi
trary rulings of Hogarth, and
which nearly resulted in a strike.
Vice President Williston Fish
of the car company ordered that
the men be put back to work, and
directed the three division super
intendents to take up all griev
ances of the employes and adjust
them. Authority to discipline
men was vested in these super-
intendents until revoked by Ho
garth when he took charge six ,
The conference yesterday be
tween Mr. FisK, the division su
perintendents and the grievance
committee of the union was a di
rect slap at Hogarth. He was
left out of the meeting, the em
ployes refusing to recognize him.
Following the conference, Mr.
"I found that many of the .
grievances complained of by the
employes were real. In many
cases there were justifiable com
plaints and they were promptly
adjusted. In a few instances the
men were in the wrong, but I
found the committee fair, and not
inclined to stand up for men who
merited discipline. Everything
is working out satisfactorily." g
A New Horror.
"Here's another aeroplane Hor
ror," remarked Cynicus, looking
up from his newspaper. op
"No," growled Cynicus, "cou
ple married in one!" New York
Relative number of men teach
ers is steadily decreasing. Only
about 20 in a hundred now.
Collinsville, 111., mine has the
first underground hospital recorded