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PUPIL WEDS FAMED ARTIST ON DEATHBED ,r
Marie Madeline Seebold and Andres Molinary.
New Orleans, La. In one day Miss
Marie Madeline Seebold, known in
art circles throughout America, be
came a bride and a widow. -
For the love of the man who made
her the most accomplished woman
artist in the south, MissSeebold mar
ried Andres Molinary, 68, on his
deathbed in a hospital here.
For ten years Molinary had plead
ed with his pupil to wed him. For
25 years she studied under his mas
terful hand and because of her un
usual talent she became his favorite
But always she-refused to wed hjrn..
Molinary lay in the hospital-with
a score of doctorsabout, him. declar
ing that' his death was but a matter
of hours, when he made his last and!
most ardent proposal to his pupil She
consented through-sympathy, a priest,
was called and a few minutes later
they were married.
Brussels street boys have a new'
method of annoying German soldiers.
They carry scissors in their sleeves
and when they are close to a German
soldier in a crowd they cut off the
leather knot of his sword and" carry,,
it away as a trophy.
A western distillery in a district
that's. gone, dry is. being made over
into .a soda- water factory. This,
Qwever," Vonj't'permit-them.to keeg