His name? Maxie; a prize-winning
St. Bernard, claimed by James Quinn,
Mrs. P. Schultz and Mae Salisbury, a
sister of Mrs. Schultz.
After a night In the city prison, in,
the "drunk tank," Maxie was brought
to Police Judge Sullivan's court re
cently to be sentenced to which ever
of the alleged owners who could es
The dog did npt sit in the prison
ers' dock with the typical police court
riff-raff of drunks, drug fiends, petty
larceny thieves and brawl fighters.
He sat by the side of one of his fair
claimants, Miss Salisbury.
Quinn, a saloonkeeper, -was arrest
ed on a grand larceny warrant sworn
to by Mrs. Schultz, who charged"th,at
T he stole the dog.
"When. Maxie was a puppy I ad
vertised him for sale," explained Mrs.
Schultz. "Quinn offered .me $20i-for
him. He was worth $500, so I didn't
"later Maxie disappeared. I heard
that Quinn had him, but he denied it.
However, I later recovered the dog.
Then he was stolen again, so I decid
ed to take legal action against
It is quite an involved case. The
court srot rid of. the wrangle by dis
missing all he disputants and send
ing Maxie to the pound, where ha will
remain until his rightful ownership is
'established through replevin-proceedings.
North Railway Company .in France
is making experiments on the use of
wireless waves for clearing away fog.
It iff well known that electric waves.
act on the water particles which
make up fog, so as to dissolve them
and turn them into vapor. Following
this idea, it is said that as much as
six hundred feet can be cleared up in
front of the electric wires which are
sending out the waves.
Great ruchings of silk or ostrich
feathers are used to trim evening
WORKERS' CONFERENCE LED BY
COLLEGE GIRL .
J iSJff y
NewJr'ockr.N. . Although she is
the youngest of the group of well
known women, who are- interesting
themselves in laBor's problems, Miss
Violet Pike, a college girl, was one of
the' principal speakers at the Inter- '
national Workers' "Defense Confer
ence held at Carnegie Hall recently.
The purpose of1 the newly organized
conferencVis'to raise funds to defend
persons talken prisoners in labor agi-1
Little Elsie (after being lectured)
Mamma, the Commandments break
awfully easy, don't they? Boston
oo . ,-
Jersey City will probably be tha
first city to liave women as autobus
conductor p , t
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