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THE SATURDAY MORJTLVO COURIER
Though pprhuim "honor and pIiiiiihi
from no condition rlpo," thero bcpidh to
bo a dun mom o( tho Intlor tliiin llio
former lining from tlio condition of tlio
American girls wlio hnvo married
European loriillngH. Thorn Is iiIwiijh a
great Amorican loilo when one of the
land'fi famoiiHlieautieHor landed helreniu'H
goi-n proudly up to tlio altar to meet one
of tlio European cnat-offo which thoglrln
of their own IiiihIh wouldn't have uh a
gift. Then there eiiHiies a whorl Bpacoof
quiet, and next tho papers wo tilled
with accoiintH of hit lordHhlp'H peme
.cautioup of IiIh wife hecaiiHU hIio will not
give him monoy. The Htory in ko
frequently told and is ho coiiHtantly laid
along the xiiinoliiicH that eople in tho
United Stilted ilimiiifw each additional
victim with a rIiiiUo of disapproval, a
day of gossip and a mild "I told you so."
Tho woes of tlio Princess Colonnu
have brought the matter again into tho
mouths of tho people, and those who read
with astonished eyes tho aceoti ts of
that famous Parisian wedding; who wore
tilled with envy by the details of tho
dresses and tho jewelry; who sighed that
they had not been thrown by fato into
such pleasant lines as those of tlio Cali
fornia girl who becamo a Colonna, arc
now taking a cynical satisfaction in tho
contemplation of tho gnrrulous happiness
of their own daughters, wedded to tho
HobbscB and lloggses and DobbseB of
thoir heart's choice.
That American girls hnvo married Imp
plly into tho nobility there is no
question, but it is hard to pie'e the
happy ones, becnuso it has generally
been supposed that Mrs. Machay's
daughter was among thojliappiest of tho
Tho noxt exposure of domestic in-
harmony is apt to crop in tlio courts
from almost any direction tocausou nega
tive pleasure in tho hearts of Lady This
and Lady That who lmvo comb weeping
homo to thoir mothers' welcoming arms
and their fathers' depleted lianluloposits.
There has nover been a hint that Eva
Julio Uryunt Mnclcay didn't make Prince
ill Colonna just as good a wifo as she
would lmvo lniulo John Smith or John
Smith Jones of Downiovillo had tho
tide of her fortunes drifted her in the
direction of a marriage before tho priest
intend of tlie Papal Nuncio of Paris.
Sho has over been a good mother to
her children imd has kept to herself the
wounds inllictcd on her pride by her
husband's neglect and reckless ex
penditures. Thoy wero married in 1885. Tlio re
coption was tho talk of two continents.
'Tho list of guests was almost as full
of notable names as tho Almauacho dc
Gotlia. Thou tho California girl was
supposed to have settled down to the
work of living up to tho nobility of her
title mid to tho holding of all the love
of tho noble-hearted Colonna.
But tho infelicity began almost before
tho echo of M. di Uomliou'ri blessin
hud died away in the dim church
aisles, or tho echoes of tho reception
music had been lost in tlio clanger of
tho streots. The Prince wanted money
of course All Princes who marry
American Girls are short or monoy.
And of course ho was given money,
Theso titled scoundrels seem over to say
to themselves, "Wo come high, but they
must lmvo us."
Tho princo had plenty of fun with tho
American money for which ho had
sold his famil name. He gamboled to
his heart's content. Then this uncus
torcd debaucheo had flio luirdihoood to
complain that his wifo was o'er fond of
Clara Huntington is tho Princess
Ilatzfeldt, a proud name from a proud
laud. She glitters in tho capitals of
Europe. Tho bright lights glint upon
her bare and shapely shoulders. Tho
jewels glisten in her hair. She walks
in beauty. Tlio homagu of men and the
envy of women are hers, yet sho was a
small grocer's daughter.
If C. P. Huntington, the millionaire,
had not taken up and adopted this girl
sho might never have been heard of out
sido Sacramento. Hut the endowment
of his wealth placed her in a position to
bo sought after by men with more titles
than honor, and who wero desirious of
putting financial props under falling
Whon sho met tho Prince Ilatzfeldt
ho hud been u rako and lone for years.
Ho was ono of the most persistent
gamblers in all Europe. His gambling
dobts tlueatened to get his high nanio
down into the debris of the dungeons.
Tho title PrincoBS was sulllcient
temptation for the young girl. Hut
boyond this, and notwithstanding his
debaucheries, tlio Princo Ilatzfeldt was
a handsome man with the grand air.
So the girl's heart was won. Tlio
winning of tho pocket-book of tho stern
old haidware man and railroad jobber
wiib quite another thing. C. P. Hun
tington had a very poor opinion of
princes generally and of roystering,
gambling princes in particular. He
not it much higher value on a United
States senator than on a prince, mid
was willing to iiuy morn for one. Hut
ho finally yielded to thu importunities
of his adopted daughter.
The wedding wiib celebrated in Lon-
don on October 27, 1830. Hishop Pat.
terson performed tho ceremony in
Hromptou Oratory, and Count Paul
Ilatzfeldt, Gorman embassador to tho
court of St. James and uncle of the
groom, threw open the Clermnii wnbossy
for a weddjng breakfast, at which the
mighty of many lauds drank much
Huntington gave his adopted
daughter 1,000,000 ns a dowry, but the
princo was not to touch tho principal.
He might, however, uso some of the In
tel est to pay up Ids i?r00,000 of gambling
debts if lie cared to economize. The
wedding had almost been broken olT by
tho Prince before this lliuiucial arrange
ment was llnally agreed to.
lieforo many months had passed the
stories begun to lloat out that the
Prince was still gambling; Unit he was
increasing his debts; that Huntington
was being called upon to settle them,
and that the Princess was leading u
miserable life, neglected and forlorn.
Theso stories hnvo been repeated from
time to time. Friends of tlio Princess
say she is anything but happy, Hut as
yet there has been no separation.
In Philadelphia is an ambitious
mamma named Wheeler. She lias great
store of worldly wealth, and tho one
absorbing passion of her life was to
have a daughter marry into tho nobility
of Europe. The potted daughter of the
house was Alary Wheeler, large, stolid,
white haired, stupid in Bchool and in
To give tliis daughter an opportunity
to secure a titled husband Mrs. Wheeler
welcomed tho olTscourlng of Eiiiopeau
nobility to her llreside, bet up a cottage
at Newport, made an annual European
pilgrimage, tried tlio Loudon season,
and had an establishment on tlio Isle of
In 188!) or 1800 they mot Count
Papponhcim. Now this Count Puppcn
helm was a handsome, dashing sort of
chap in appearance. He had n family
name of the highest standing and u
personal reputation of tlio lowest. Ho
had gambled and lost heavily, had
welched his debts of honor, and the
German nobility had refused to play
with him further. He had a castle on
the Rhino--u historic, biittlemcnted
castle, crammed full of legends and
traditions, and an estate on which lie
could borrow no more monoy.
His wus just the name and house
which needed ilnunciul propping, and
tlio tow-headed and conllding Mary
Wheeler was just tlio girl ho was look
ing for. His proposal was accepted with
alacrity and great joy.
Ilefore long over to America came
Count Pappcnheim and his brother
Ludwig. They went to tho Bellovno
hotel in Philadelphia, and coolly called
upon Mrs. Wheeler to pay their hotel
Brother Ludwig also wanted a rich
American wife. Hut lie had no title.
Though ho had a shade the better of his
brother in tlio mutter of habits, he didn't
llnd it an easy mutter to catch an
heiress for u bride. He wus persistent
in his hunting, however, and in the
short time before tho celebrution of his
brother's wedding proposed to no Iosb
than soven girls, nil rich. Though his
brother with a title and a reputation tit
for the gutters hail been accepted on his
lirst trial, poor titleless Ludwig was re
jected overy time.
Tlio wedding of Count Pnppenheim
and Mary Wheeler wiib the swaggeiest
ulniir over known in the city of Hrotlierly
Lovo. llio ceremony wus performed lit
high noon in St. Murk's, the swellest of
the swell churches, and tho attendance
wiis so largo that there was a free tight
Mrs. Wheeler mndo tho count and
countess a handsome allowance, and
paid otf his pressing gumbling debts.
For a short timo thoy lived at Custle
PapiKinheim, and then came back to live
on Mrs. Wheeler at tho Isle of Wight.
When asked why they hud not made a
longer stuy on tho count's estates tlio
answer was that the German nobility
would not admit to their society the
rich Auiorican girl. Though they
opened their doors to tlio disgraced
welcher and notorious debauchee, they
turned their backs upon his honest, if
foolish, American wife.
After this whenever tho count wished
to enjoy himself ho went otr to the con
tinent alone. His neglect of his wifo
beenmo more and more unbearable. Ho
drew on his mother-in-law to pay his
gambling indebtedness and tlio bills in
curred in his roistering just as if she
wero a bank. Mary Wheeler's heart was
After tho girl could stand tho count's
treatment no longer and after tne birtli
of two chiKiron showed her that family
ties wero not sulllcient to reclaim him
the separation came. There is to be u
divorco in tlio iuiinodinto future. Prob
bably tho nobleman will insist on being
Lillian Price, daughter of Commodore
Cicero Price, "did very well" in her llrst
marriage, according to the notions of
people who think that "doing well"
means marrying money. Such was her
J giilisli beauty that in Troy, N. V., which
was her birthplace and home, she was
considered tlio prettiest girl in town.
In 1870 bIio visited Washington, and
there met Louis C. Hamiueisley, tho
ruthor dull son of inilllonalro Andrew
Gordon UaininerHloy, of New York., In
1880 the two wero married, and in 188.'!
Andrew Gordon Hammeisley died,
leaving his $7,000,000 to his sou.
This sou at once mude a will and did
not long survive his father. When his
will was opened it was found that ho
had left his widow a life interest in his
estate, but had attached a provision that
if ho died without issue all the property
at his wlfo's deatli, was to go to tho male
Issue of Ids cousin, Andrew Hooker
Hamuiersley, lu case his cousin should
have no male Issue, tho estate was to lie
distributed to charitable institutions by
Louis O. Hammersley left no children,
so his wife found heiself in control of
all the llammersley millions J. Hooker
Hammersley, who was a bachelor when
Louis C. Hammeisley died, tried to wed
the widow, but was refused, and lu order
not to let those millions slip out of his
family married at once some one lse.
Then in 1887 along caiuo the Duke of
Marlborough with a reputation holltting
thu Marlborough name and n recent
divorce from his wife. Tho Churchllls
never were faithful to women, and the
duke wus no exception. People spoke
of his escapades under their breath, but
ho captured the rich and beautiful
widow Hammersley, and on June '20,
1888, made her his wife, the ceiemouy
being pompously pei formed in Now
York by Mayor Hewitt.
Marlborough's piolligacy hud brought
beautiful, historical Hlcnhoim into a
disreputable condition. It was all run
down at the heel and Marlborough had
nothing but debts mid life insurance
policies for 81,000,tXXJ. Mrs. Hummer
sley's millions weio tied up in the courts,
but sho fought out some of the money
and spent it lavishly lu rehabilitating
her husband's estates. All sho could
get she devoted to this purpose.
Singularly enough Marlborough did
r.ot abuse or particularly neglect his
wife. He wus getting along in yeais
and his blood had somewhat cooled.
Hut ho didn't last long, and on Novem
ber 0, 18!)'J, was found dead in his lied at
This left the title and estates to his
son by his lirst wife, and poor Mrs.
Hammersley, the dowager duchess,
was uiicermoniously turned out of the
house which her millions had made
habitable. All the money had gone for
naught, and under the English law she
could get none of it back.
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