1914 - SUES MRS. HOLLEY FOR HER ARREST - Former Maid Alleges Theft Charge Interrupted Her Honeymoon.
Greenwich, Conn., April 3. - Mrs. William Salffron has appealed to the Superior Court for damages of $10,000 for being torn from her home while a bride an d being taken to the Greenwich jail and charged with stealing $125 of antique table silverware from Mrs. Edward Holley, a sister-in-law of Elmer MacRae, the artist.
She had been employed as Mrs. Holley's private maid until she left in December to be married. Two weeks afterward Mrs. Holley missed her silverware from a closet. She said that none but the maid knew where she kept the key and swore out a warrant for her arrest and a search warrant.
Mrs. Saffron protested her innocence to the probation officer, Miss Elsie Tiemann, but was locked up from 3 to 9 p. m., when her husband discovered her whereabouts. She was then paroled in his custody and a week later was discharged in the Greenwich Borough court.
Mrs. Holley's property has been attached by Sheriff Ladrigan.
New York Tribune
New York, New York
April 4, 1914
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