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The Reward of Genius

“New York, Saturday. — Johannes Sophus Gelert, the famous sculptor, attempted to commit suicide at the Danish Home for the Aged. He slashed his throat with a razor, but will probably recover.”
“He is without friends and practically penniless, and owing to creeping paralysis was unable to continue working.  — Reuter.”