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MARRIAGA BY CONTRACT IS THE LATEST
FASHION IN NEW YORK!
New York's Latest Way of Getting
Married, and, Below, Mrs. Arthus
Levy, the Contract Bride,
BY ESTHER ANDREWb
New York, Oct. 2. How would
you like to be a contract bride?
Wouldn't you feel like a steel bridge
or, a cement pavement or a sky
scraper, if you had
No Lohengrin march!
No silken train!
No veil of filmy white !
No glimpse of the bridesmaid! '
Would you feel, after all, you had
been really, truly married?
The contract bride is the very lat
est thing. She is newer even than
the justice-of-the-peace bride. "And
mo newest of the couuu.. l. o
Miss Pauline Cahn, or rather, Mrs.
Arthur M. Levy.
She is house manager of the
Washington Square players at the
Comedy theater. She and Levy sim
ply sat down together at a little ta
ble and wrote: "We, the undersigned,
agree to take each other as man and
wif q." Then they took this contract
before a judge of the supreme court,
signed it and had it witnessed. That
Cool? Chilly? Bleak?
Not a bit of it! Mrs. Levyprophs-