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nyn fnjr DAUGHTER HASA MIND OF HER OWN AND MOTHER'S ATTEMPT TO MARRY HER TO RICH MAN'S SON FAILS The attempt of a mother to force her daughter to marry a rich man's son ended in the arrest of the mother and the rich man's son today. The mother is Mrs. Theresa Canty, 501 West vThirty-eighth street; the rich man's sonis Lawrence Rhode, 471 28th street; the girl is Marie Canty, who has a mind of her own. Lawrence Canty is tHe son of August L. Rhode, a well-to-do carpenter contractor, who owns an automobile and has, allowed his son to become spoiled. Lawrence first met Marie three years ago. She was-only 15 years old then. But this did not ieaze Lawrence. He decided he was go ing to marry her. There was nothing much wrong with this. Marie is a pretty and a winsome girl, and anyone might come to the same decision as Lawrtence. s Marie, however, did not decide that Lawrence was the man for her. When he persisted in his at tentions, she told him just what she thought of him, very loud and clear. Mrs. Canty had watched with approval the attentions of young Lawrence to her daughter. Did he n,ot drive up every night in an automobile to take Marie driving, and was not a young man who owned an automobile a very de sirable Requisition to the family? Mrs. Canty decided that such a young man was. She told Marie so. Marie explained that she did not like Lawrence. Mother ex plained that Marie had better be gin to likeLawrence, because she, mother, had decided that Marie was going to marry Lawrence. Marie wept. Mother was un moved.," Marie dried her tears, and set her chin very firmly in deed. "Well, I won't marry him any how; she said. "So there!" Thereafter there was no peace in the Canty family. Mother a.U ways, was harping on the fine qualities of young Rhode, and daughter always was explaining just how she felt about it. Two months ago mother de cided the time had come for more strenuous methods of acquiring a rich man's son for a son-in-law. She invited young Rhode to come and stay at the Canty home, and this Rhode, who had been hang ing around making a nuisance of himself alt the time, was tickled to death. He came; he stayed; but he did" not conquer. Marie was still as warm and melting as an ice box in the dead of winter, and she fre quently told 'Lawrence what she thought of him. Last Wednesday mother or dered Marie to sit on Lawrence at table, adding that she might have, to do so after they wece mar ried. Marie explained a trifle wearily just how distant her marriage t(J Lawrence was and refused abso lutely to wait on him liffifaiitelArli&llfrfe4 ir .