Great Rebuilding Silk Saiel Mp t*^ j ____/¥ '^ Domestic Room. j
This sale increases in popularity every day. Pleased buyers j! IBJ^^l wJllllifk 1111 fi 8 BHTiW^^HrWTMI I ILI *& "Bm" *__ c want to impress upon the minds of all economical buyers |
tell their friends of the great silk bargain they yot at The Golden j| Offiplllk |.|L»ffl B jf .Ifl, J?J \ g-J-JrV'irrTMiß IT*TI 1 1 1 H Imml lOr^m m\ **"^ \ that every yard of goods bought in our Domestic Department is a 1
silk waist or dress. This is the reason our Silk department is al- ) - W&_MMS&__&___&y^ l kffl -Wfc^ \ We carry the best line of goods that money can buy, and sell
ways crowded. > TiL^-^O.py-cpc^nj^"^ \ them for less money than an y store in the Northwest.
About 500 Silk Waist Patterns, .lightly soiled, will be placed on our bar- g^^^liW \S ° -for BJoJdav'' ShakCr Fla ° nCI, 10 ***' '° "^ It* \
gain tables Monday morning* and will be sold regardless of co.it. OAa '111 '' . *Jw
Every piece a lull waist pattern. Take your choice, a pattern Owl* j, 11 ' _ ji ISO pieces of Outing Flannel in light and dark effects; they are the kind that
im .z ■ <= x- . M en v , \ \\ /f^^-lIT t*mVC*2bt TX At C±Y> s\t t f\\Yu afC solda ** over tlle c »r at 10c and 12>;"cper yard; quantity limited. V"*
New spring Mlk at 69: a Yard. New Spring Silk at 39c a Yard. ,| il fl \3 kl 1 VII Ciil illlCl ullUll Our special price 5 00
A beautiful assortment of New Silk Just arrived— A very pretty line of > >$V Jr*A* J J M C*> fl '! 15 ° P ieces of f »ne Zephyr Dress Ginghams in plain, stripes and checks- you
in Stripes, Plaid and Brocades, 500 Colored Striped Armures and Polka |, IHj/W £Vti_ 4% fll fl I ITI f>l*o V^ITl £**tt t can't buy them at the credit stores for less than 8 and 10 cents Spe-C
pieces to choose from. Advertised Dot and Figured Indias. Made to sell S \ /V^^^sp* CMMl^l 1111|^1 U V VlllVlßl vJ'tllV-t ji cial for Monday P K|J
elsewhere at SI.OO. Kebuild- Og| A for 59c. Rebuilding sale QQ. ) 1 >^^**yffi•-vS?«^F ' ' Sic ■ c r,• r
in- sale price, yard O«FC price, yard o*fO< \%.l9p^J Last Week's BuildinO- Sale Will fro On record as one of the !' 75 P leces °/P v™u ™ Jnd 'S° Blue German Calico, full 32 inches wide; these goods
► lIV/ir^-/ wbi wccKb dvi ming aaie wl" go on rccora as one OI tne , - cannot be boagfat anywhere outside of The Golden Rule for less than 10
Plain Colored Taffetas at 55 Cents. !] I J jt*~^7 most interesting in the history of The Golden Rule. The various i[ cents; just the thing for Ladies' Wrappers and BoyV Waists. s pe - -7 \
Tins Hue of Taffetas is the talk of the town. Every desirable new shade is < 1/ ffti t improvements and changes of department locations, together with !| ca pr on a^ "'." "■ " "" : "®
among: them, a good, strong cloth and recommended to wear. re fi X f our most extraordinary offerings throughout the store, have dial- fathers e^owwtoa^-^^SJrT^^*^- 40^ 12Il* '
Advertised by others worth /sc. Rebuilding sale price, yard »Pa»l# I If/ l^**V 1 j .1 j • • - r , 1 - r-> r» 1 , • ' icaincrs, or money remnaea, worth 18c. Our special price Ifc2u
- \ lenged the admiration of thousands ot St. Paul women, but it ;, 25 cases of White Rose cotton Batton- these are the wind th Au *
Be sure and come and get one-oi those Silk Waist Patterns for 80c. 5 w jH be reserved for this week to shine as the bright star of a week's business. All \ ***** "•* bargain at is cents, bur price for Monday, j £>i j
Black Satin Duchesse at Great Reductions. |! our preparations have been made with that end in view, and if you will read the foi- j! ,- ° nly ""' '„''' ''"'''''^"^', mm\__%_\
11^ • • i- . hi j il '-. '■• •--_ J 125 pieces of Cream White Wool Baby ITlannel which ii chean at Pi- *m <rm
There was never a greater craze than now for Black Satin Duchesse. We \ lowing price list yOU Will admit it to be |> Special for Monday ....„.; 23G
have the only complete line in the city. See the prices below and come in i| j ''S pieces of All wool Skirtinir Flannel I\i A
.^e Cll^,a-, i , i^v„ ) ->^ Pl ,„ s u, a fiold9ll o!sportunil y for fhe EMnom i Cal shopping Public. i; ■ sfe-ate..^.? ,^r aa *-'s^^^iS
49c, 69c ? 89c ? 980, $1.25 and $1.50 a Yd- s ~>~~>~~~s~ \ J ~~J-u^*^^
Only Fancy, a full Silk Waist Pattern Honday for Bac. \ — — — __ »^ — =— __——_«_ — _—^— —^— .^______ - _^__ M ___ || V S*»/x*% -T\
I A Large Line of New Foulards. 6IO^kROOIH £w^ -^ T^ilnr^ JVI P^ il I^lll6ll Oep*artllieilt.
See our new Foulards before buying. All the latest colors and newest j VIVUR llUUllli Ot Vomea s 1 ailUI IyIOUC OUIIS S This department will change location as soon as our new building is corn
styles can be found here. If you want a Foulard dress buy it from us and > Latest nnnnl-ir F-.«lpm f^limnQ M * «n- ~f *u af « o^ o 4.*. o-i j v- • i ( i P let * d ' a^. ia ord , er . 1 " 1^ as small a st °ck as possible we make sweeoinir re
save money. Our prices always the lowest. j Latest popular Lastertl fashions. Many of, them are original Pattern Suits from which \ ductions this week in Table Linens, Towels, Towelings, White Goods, Sheet
\ rcg-ular stock garmants are now in progress of making. Styles that are selling in New X ln s a * ready-made Sheets and Pillowcases, etc.
2 S York city NOW. They're mostly small sizes, 32, 34, 36, also 38, 40. Ever so many differ- j! s P«c-als for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday:
Mcil f S FlirtlishinaS. checked W^enFri-^edNai&in. IKo
ITA-^fll lUI Ilfi^ilflßl^l^. sklrt open on side or front. Regular retail pace of these elegant Suits, $15 to $40. \ £*£ 6c Sheeting Remnants, unbleached "3^o
n .r, We have selected the following j .^K^^^b.^.. Ma,• ♦ > 40l_ _mmtk 5c Twilled Bleached Toweling ".'.".' 3 C
Continuation Of Our gTand , aluesfor prompt and quick Our PHce, CQOOt f% % O OO ll m^Ljfeb AlMinen Crash 4c
tninnl Shtri Z<*\a selling tomorrow at prices not to be \ S® W \*t W$ iPAr^itVVt these prices. \ 8c Bleached Lonsdale Muslin 5 C
AllllUal Jlllll JdlC. ts s ? _____ _-_____-_^ ' s^T&SG^Br^^**?**. 4 °-m- 1* me Sheer India Linen 71 >
matched: p-, J — ;, JnL%_T \?K 12c Heav yHu^ Toweling .'.'.'.BHo
Wen's and Boys' Laundered White Dress Shirts, ( " -------- - ---- -^~^^^w-v^^^^^^v^-^^^^ v^^^^^v^^v^^^^^- 1Y VW HPFCifll ¥^!l Towels .^ .'. S Q c ?
made of good heavy muslin, with pure linen besoms, rein- ***$r~3>[ I \ ) SM l^^ _f^4 /fl"^^. "fl /•*f*^k. ' wf "- KrfM 15c Heavy Huck Toweling 110
forced front and back, with continuous fac- __ Q&f ( IW ? IPfllf* &C„f*o^li" 3 lt*_^^o »C„ _f\ -f\ &T? C? fIAHi V^ Hd n ■ E^ 18 <; -Bleached and Unbleached 8-4 '
in ff -. better then any 50c .hirt ever offered SOP . \KJ U I \J F C-Cl I LIF^SS VIOOOS Oepl. BQ[oQiriß _W 25c WhiStawn RemnW.t. J|«°
elsewhere. Special Sale Price tasJf^fU ( | > t . > „ - '! rsSJ-v jSr 40 " in - fi "c, plain, soft finish Xainsook'l2'l
ir . Q „„. w cit y ,™, M .,.„»„ tet ,M,-,„ ie , 5 „ Jt " PLEASING PRICES IN DiSBSS GOODS. fl\^s-W^ g£^£g^fe*&
\> mte Shirts, long or short bosom; body of extra fine muslin, __** g^ > || /-/• \1 25c Table Padding 54 inches wide Iftft
with pure linen Bosom and bands; perfect in fit; make and«^tf^ I That is how our offerings are appealing to our patrons. Every economical woman U \ . / I I 10 yards 18-in. Diaper Cloth "37^
laundry work has no equal. Special Sale Price %* -J\j of QUr sa]e _ P^ ho ||^£ hay ? been her f gg fif^^e to b SS / / I K^'l?-? 11 -S^S!^"-""""*
Men's and Boys' uniaundered white shirts, made of good 5 their friends. No wonder. Not to disappoint late comers, we have again put the knife deeo- !' // \l 55c Bedsoread. pe loth 5Z C
SSoT-^tch-^^dVnbS 1 ■tat'^JTSa yfihita^oc* » r " PrlCeS ' AUOther lOt ° f G °° d% added *° sla^ hter ' specials Z^^ \V R , fe :: - :^"lS
; al Sa'e Price ' tes-V SaoSF S \ " InJS i^-^ 88^ *- oc il " rl <ey Red Table Damask 19
--.~™«~ ForMONDAY, a ndflonday Only, Goods Marked Special Will Be Sold at These Prices: ] 40c Cream Table DamT^T 40c Bleac^ Table Damask... V.V. .'...25=
ATTENTION, M T e are just in receipt of a shipment of 15 < '! TO in rr«™ t»m. Nt 1" 29c
GYMNASTS ! Athletic Suits (Fine Jersey Suits). NC^ F ° r Shirt Waists - For Separate Skirts. For Tailor Suits. For Spring Jackets. |! 65c cVeam Table Linen™ 37
-*> ill piace them on sale tomorrow; all sizes of £ I I Qft,- P!i»-,,.i * 1 1 r £ ? " SOc
Shirts and Pants at, per Suit, only MLkmJf%Jl Woolen Shirt Waists are We mention this because Real heavy stuff is all Special for Children's '! «i 9 f *nit k^*™ S^ tm Damask 69n
< all the rage now. Why not „ ,,., richt this season- the df ™- s < * L 25 Bleached and Cream Satin Damask So
~~~™™™™ hayeon e ? ? Brilliantinesin S °' ne l )eo P le doQ '* know mSa wiU be lar^r than Wear-Most people make j All you want of above goods at price.' ad^Ue'd ' and' "' "a \" S£
CtrCmt Y>Csst*inr>sr*+ «^**-^.^«^ all new colors - Cheviots, what to buy for a skirt. cv «. " Yon see JSi need their own jackets for chil- || as long a. quantities last. & P advertised, and mail orders filled
VHI COS, 1* vllltUdl 001 IglllO \ Scr e es and Piaids, Checks Plaids are very stylish, so no lining.and it takes very dren - You get it just as ]i ~^^~^^
_. _. _. < and stri pes, and all the a ro Crepons, both colors tittle, for it comes about 60 you want it. Cream Bed- 1! "^ W^~ VWWAW/VWVVWWW
Wonday. Walsts^rfto'be found and black = Chev * t3 in ! nch " - id «- Suit- ford Cord for little folks, I|fl «?_ _T_ T% £k^i *** *^» »» *
100 dozen Ladies' fancy Striped Petticoats. Ex- X navy blues, istorm Serges, g3fc? , S2fefwSSffi SaJ^A^^ UCpartmeilt.
raline J qU^ !^ ty^ made Wkh 13 - inch Spanish flounce, j Monday we place on sale a^ very durable. and others are here at M^tur™ and*' SuiS \ .„ We want you to remember that we are headquarters for Near
t&Wfl^ trimmed with 5 cords spaced, flounce canvas lined; 25 pieces very finest 36-in. Monday we olace on sale firti ° nS " suitable for that purpose, j! Sllks - If anybody advertises them brin ff their ad to our store th/n
"^»x pettlcoat f uU H yards wide; cannot be matched £*W Cloth, Broadcloth J^ on sale nonday we place on sale flondav we olace on sale c will tell you the price. We carry a full line of I '/?
■SIM under $1.25. Our price, Monday only, I SJft^w -1 color 3 7C r «> P'«« All-Wool Storm a line of 56 . in<:h Coverts M ™hSjlan" SS£ black - Une of colors and fast
> aud black * ZISC Serge, in navy blue only; in new spring col- /JA wiiiM, . 5 an ■ . ,
■#>€% Special it is worth 39c «r ors; real heavy* 39C Soring ' LIT n°' SilC3ia ' f25 P 1 "" of 36-in. fast black Taffe
?s^m =CjH^ .Just what you want for a yard. Thr Special f a P c^ s f ™£ SJ *lf» ta - correct finish, worth 15c o' '
*^5> Shirtwaists.) Special *f* t Don't miss this sale.) Special. 3^ !' X 5,C S P ecial SO
~~~~~~^~^~~~~^^ \ S '! s . W 1 e u will sell the best French Hair Cloth, black and jrrav full inches
>i»^ S RfAailnlAillC See our r^l.oo a yard Broadcloths; get our samples /or comparison. © It it '' lde - t horo »grhly shrunk, and sold by the credit stores at 75c OK
(rliat* Yii^rt^ftm^nt I DiWdUUWIIIS e t ?° c " * ask /°V° b, 7 anle3S yor ' find u as^ ood as an^ shown mo3(!c OirK ) lylo: '' a * to each custo,iijr ' special ; -Jfsc
V^UI OHUC l^-epariinenia atsl.Soa y ard,. , 36?„c P nrwi odfaStbla0 d faStbla^ PerCaliUe,fuU 2S^«s of pure Unen black Can-
We had a tremendous business in Shoes last week. In spite S Remember Our Leader for Spring?— A $1.00 a Remember Our Celebrated All-Wool Granites I finish, worth 2o?*^^^" IOC s" I ?°° d ValU ' at 2 ° C ' l^ l^
of extra salespeople you were too numerous for us. This week < Yard Poplin for 75c— Comes in a handsome line of ■ (exclusive with us). We have just received a new J~~n~>~-~s~ J7^'' '"' &k^ M
will discount last week's sales, but we'll be as ready for you tomor- \ new shades, but of course it won't last long. full line. All the new blues are here !' ~-~-~>~n~ *~~>~~r*~^, —^^^,
r ?w- aS t i ! ° U » h Qothia §:. Unusual had happened. We want to sell j Better make your selection now while X Itisanew dress for every one' that l-n !' -- - ST. PAUL'S .. .
I all the fcshoes v.'c have in stock before movin-J into our enlarged \ the assortment is complete. Our price.per yd 35f t* don't give perfect satisfaction. Our price yd OllC ) /T> m~. -4- ~~ 4. /7a fl >*-v
quarters. Prices have been made so as to clear the tables and ' V* I ©01651 wfO^k^fV Yb&Tii
shelves iv a hurry. This is the way we go about it. J ' * -f>l^^l^ 47**^^^ a !' v^n«.-wa j a#Vpi«
R A -m A mm • . DiaCK CrepOnS ! Special Bargains for Monday.
Ready Monday Morning. > • / LAMP CHIMNEYS c rh «.
S^^ Some very remarkable values at $2.48. A lot of ladies' j New arrivals in Crepons, very latest designs for Sprino* in Mohair and Wool nnd Rill, *»a ! ! mney ,ab^ led "Bell Flint Brand."
|(A s£^*o£^^ comebSiicSi;:^:^. 1 :^ 3o Ga3 Chimne - Sn
WltY are worth 53.50 a pair. Some -fine, hand-turned button j da^ morain g a^d be convinced. J, * * . ' only, each Ui,
Shoes included in this lot. A new shipment of hand-welt > Silk and Wnnl I n^in M a rf,i r.,»»„ ■ r~ !' e*,;!,' J "1 gC t IZC Lam P No. lor medium size Lamp O^.
B^fl extension sole Lace shoes just re- I i j Silk and Wool. | Gold Medal Crepons. | Fancy Diagonals and Cheviots. j Chimney, only, each *M 5 Burner, only, each OO
4 ceived they will compare favorably S__Q) Just arrived Friday morning, a We have just received a shipment 52-inch Fancy Diagonals a J No * 2 B a^d Hor Rochester |- No. 2or lanre size r amn m
"-O. A \';l h offered elsewhere. ])/ 4K new and pretty assortment of This ° f this celebrated manufacture, splendid, good- wearing, hard-twist" Ch — >"- only, e.ch &0 Burner, only each L" P 48
t ®K^KitJ^k All on sale Monday at ■■^ ■*■■■« ■ iteW > r ' tsome of the designs are the most ed cloth an* a ie.^„J -,,:„4. f «
%&SkL^ Hundreas of ladies have taken advantage j that can't be matched in town at in and look them over Monday, will be placed on sale I l'™™™^ V'Y '
llllilllillk . of our special sale of ?2.00 Button Shoes at our prices. 51. 85, "flvfia K^ Prices range from «£ (fl ET A mornine f ncr i^^ X 5 ~~ '
®fl^%^ 98c and 74c the past three days. We have J $2.75, 53.00 and. spa»«J II $1 .98, $2 25 and arc fif^fi! »H «
: "^^ "^^_ about 700 pairs still reser-/??? these we will > - . > v wwu i |-| tf^Sl C.^ »1?9 f*FB 3C S^ fl »» c^
te a on w rg % ia C ° Unt " 3 \#^^^ BnOadoloths °, ur and $3.00 Broadcloths are here for comparison. Come in and get sain- \ lUU3CIUI IllSfllflUSa
Monday. We offer women's QQ-, j»■ U«IU***BUI.II& pies and compare them with what is sold in town for $3.2iand $3 75 < t , „ °
. " > * Dongola Kid Button Shoes, » < "' ( a- —a Clothes Bars. -r . ,
all sizes, 52.00 value. Monday -** *J W^ ? ~~s~s~~J' /V A Hardwood Fl' Table Oil Cloth.
, M„^ l ?r:?.?? o ?? , -"*.°^'-;" d -..-*!':«'-v-?i!°-.«;..' —A^ Stationery. I GneTTsX^ ,^S| p^F °l-°S 0 r<?!:, h M 7r °? Co '° re *' Tab "
/ bAi J «J S ( r-\JBf'W F4 durable Cloth, \% yards wide * g_\
j these will make a serviceable school shoe. A'Trl^ The following specials for Monday: F IT« HrOl rf 1 fcSBQ Bar Mon- M o«day, per yard !1 2C
j' ~v^^ , vv~w>->~vwJ Boxes Paper, 30 sheets and 30 envelopes |j -■ * *-*«fiaa-rl TjlVl'Cfl IC3 \ i-Z^fir^£\ da y ' 29c
Wqish Goods Department. sk^^.!*-?^:!^^ 80 i; Monday. M^^^'^it. r r c^.^k TUBS
e^^^^J^-r neat scy !H e % and lar - e floral IQ-O '^^^^.^^r^^^^i <^^^^ Fo 'ding Tables W^O fr^ " " SC ' eCt
en, cts, none better made at any price; never sold for less than 25c. 1U G the Twin Cities. Per pound, 0n1y ... . 1&C shown, in medium and wide margins T worTsc TT^^T Made of Hard. /S&'}jß^ *lfc Small size
oO pieces of new Galateas in all the new effects, for boys' suits 4#ftl ?25 eavelopes in a package to match «C S and 10c Per yard. Monday's Sale Price, __ _^. !' KSsJ-^_ NT I wood and finely LM^H^St.^^ Mondi'v' 9Q^
and dresses, worth 18c. Special for Monday 0n1y ... . i-fciC'i-ii n a -''-. c > 01ll >' OC Pgn^^^^-i. I finished, have a W^f=^=f^f x TJ - -?*--^ J
_„ A . ,_ „ , * * y msmm_Z%M J Tally Cards, S styles to select from; our regu- flj_ < ™ *? i 1 HfS^^Sfff^ I yard measure atirl 8 ??! Medium size,
j -00 pieces of fine Dress Ginghams in neat checks," stripes g%_^ < lar 10c kind; per dozen, Monday CBC 5 2,000 yards of fine Swiss, Nainsook and Cambric'! 13^-S-sJ * la very .7™° J^XtXSli Monday. ...35c
and plaids, worth 10c and 12« c Special for Monday only P .. 8C Den nison's Sealing Wax, perfumed, best JB « n^o?™ S a^" ' J ! I Ji^ V^fthl £^^^[ Large size,
50 pieces of Fast Black Sateen, full 30 inches wide, good value at *** > made, per stick *!■© < ment ot new patterns to select from in medium ], 'v^-^plgg^ teSS&cegular $1 kiad. f»>- „,„ t Monday. .49c
ii »..j.. ,u-^.«.i. y .n,. to^, t0 ,. r ., Speclal 6c j :.:?::??:?:::..is. j gggaycsm&aa I2jc i; l * s f fondl ond . i 'soo 'Jf ! ' IB *W E ss^.&
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ji What Did Count Castellane Do With the Half of it He Didn't Bring Home? *\ 1
Paris Special to the New York Journal. (
New Year's day Count Boni de Cas- i
tellane, the husband of Anna Gould,
brought home to his wife a superb i
necklace of diamonds, a row of blazing <
lights with loops and three diamond -
-pendants the shape and almost the ]
size of small pears. A week later <
came the bill from the Castellane' jew- |
eler, in the Rue de la Paix, for 500,000
francs ($100,000) in Jay Gould's money.
But how were they going to pay such
an enormous bill when their great pal- i
ace on the Avenue dv Bois de Bou- <
logne, in Paris, was still unfinished i
for lack Qt cash, and a tremendous sum •
of money had just been put up for the
lease and refitting of the chateau of 1
the Noailles? *
This diamond necklace of the Count- i
iess de Castellane bids fair as an end
of-the-century romance and a scandal i
to rank with "the queen's diamond
necklace" at the end of the last cen
tury — "Le collier de la reine," immor
talized by Dumas.
This incident is the culmination of a i
long series of others, which make the
little Count de Castellane and his wife,
formerly Anna Gould, the most con
spicuous objects of public curiosity in
When the Count and Countess de
Castellane returned last Autumn from
their chateau in Normandy they took
up iheir residence temporarily in a i
fp.nious hotel of the Place Vendome. i
All who are familiar with Paris know
this hotel as the favorite stopping place i
of European royalties and American
Here the count began a life of revelry
which astounded even the blase society
cf Paris and those who were familiar
with his earlier career. The days were
passed with luncheons, dinners and re
ceptions in which polite society partici
pated. After Madame la Comtesse had
retired, her husband entertained hi 3
Bohemian friends until far into the
night. Their songs and joyous dis
course disturbed the royal and other -
distinguished parsons in the hotel,
among whom were some of the Spanish
A fair but frail divinity of the music
halls, whom the count had greatly ad
mired In his bachelor days, moved into
a quiet corner of the hotel. Perhaps
the long-suffering daughter of Jay
Gould became restive at this point. It
s reported that there were acrimonious
passages between her *and her hus
band. At any rate, the count decided
to make a touching display of conjugal
devotion and generosity. The version*-
of this incident given here has been
freely aired in Parisian society. He
went to the best known jeweller in
Paris and ordered a superb diamond
necklace. This he laid at the feet of
his wife, who was much moved.
A few days later she happened to see
the jeweler's bill, from which she learn
ed that her husband's present would
erst 500,000 francs— sloo,ooo.
It Is hardly necessary to explain that
as the count has no money of his own
"IHE ST. HUL GLOBIS- SUNDAY- — FEBRUARY 26, 1899.
bis generosity must in any case fall ul- (
timately upon his wife. ■
The sum of $100,000, added to the im
mense outlay they were making on,
their palace of the Avenue dv Bois de' '
Bologne and other extravagances of the '
count, alarmed her. It was a beautiful j
necklace, but they could not afford it, <
and, besides, the price seemed enor- <
With true American decision and i
brusqueness, it is related, she jumped •
Into a carriage and went to the jew
"I want you to take this back," slie >
said. I believe you have taken advan
tage of M. de Castelane's liberality and !
have made him pay far too much." i
The jeweler looked pensively at the
beautiful riveiere, but said nothing. i
"Well," said Mme. de Castellane,
"what have you to say? I do not think !
that my husband will pay that for some i
time to come; as for myself "
"Madame," interrupted the jeweler, i
"allow me to inform you that this is
the affair of M. le Comte exclusively.
I should be happy to take back the
necklace, but I know that he would be
seriously displeased. He made you a :
present of this necklace. The less I i
say on the subject the better."
Somewhat irritated, the countess 1
drove away. Following another Ameri- *
can instinct, however, she went to a
second jeweler, whom she knew. She 1
asked him for his opinion of the value i
of the necklace, and he told her that
It was not worth more than 250,000 1
"ranes. Then she returned promptly to
the first jeweler and said to him point
"You have cheated my husband! You
have charged him 500,000 franca for a
necklace worth only 250,000 francs."
In fear of losing his reputation for
honesty the jeweler lost all discre
"Madame," he exclaimed, "you would
be right, but, you see, you have only
me-half the necklace. It had four rows
when I sold it for 500,000 francs."
There was so much talk about this
necklace, the nocturnal revelries and
cognate matters that the count and
countess moved out of .-the hotel into
their unfinished palace of the Avenue
3u Boir de Boulogne. A manced recon
ciliation took place between the count
and countess. He- wa3 untiring in his
attentions to her, and drove constantly
and ostentatiously" with "her In the Bois
de Boulogne. Those *who observed
were inclined to think that the gentle
man did protest tpo much.
The episode of the diamond necklace
Is one of others that reflect unpleas
antly on De Castellane'S character. It
has been charged* that fie has repeat
edly entered Into, arrangements with
tradesmen and others doing work for
his wife whereby lie has pocketed half
or some other part of' the amount
charged to her. He hats applied this
system to building opei&tions and the
purchase of pictures, jewelry, furni
ture and so forth. ' The count declares
that he has enemies who set these re
ports In circulation. This may be true,
but where there is so much smoke one
suspects some fire.
There is little doubt that De Castel
lane. by his extravagances, has dissi
pated a large part of the $15,000,000
which belonged to-Jay Gould's daugh
ter. He inaugurated his career by
a great al fresco fete in the Bois de
Boulogne, at which there were 300
liveried servants and 300 guests. A
palace was erected for a night's enter
Then he began to build a palace in
imitation of the Grand Trianon at Ver
sailles. De Castellane's palace is at
the corner of the Avenue dv Bois de
Boulogne and the Avenue Malakoff.
The site alone cost 4,700,000 francs. It
extends 250 feet on one avenue and 120
feet on the other. Its cost before It
swas nearly completed was $3,000,000.
It will cost $5,000,000 to perfect It.
To furnish interior decorations for a
theater attached to his house, De Cas
tellane tore up a palace In Verona and
removed from its ceilings a magnificent
f-eries of paintings by Tlepolo. The re
production of the Trianon Is at present
far from complete, and It Is understood
that there are excellent financial rea
sons for this.
De Castellane has now gathered for
himself n fine crop of enemies In
Prance, social, political ami journalis
tic. He was elected a deputy from
the town of Castellane last year. To
achieve this end he spent the Gould
millions freely. The Radicals end So
cialists shrieked that the French de
mocracy was being "corrupted with
Later, when De Castellane was oc
cupying a house In the Faubourg St.
Germain, one of his servants threw
her stillborn infant into a neighbor's
yard. Henri Turot, a writer in the
Petite Republique Francalse, a Socialist
organ, charged that the woman was
driven to this horrible act by the cruel
ty of De Castellane.
The little count called Turot out and
wounded him severely, although the
journalist was a burly ruffian. The
Vicomte de Royer, a nobleman of au
thentic lineage, undertook to prove that
the Castellanes were not noble at all.
He said that they were a common fam
ily at Toulouse, who, without any au
thority or blood relationship, had
usurped the titles of the ancient but ex-
tinct Castellane family of Provence. Ac
cording to M. de'Royer, Anna Gould's
husband is nothing but a Toulouse Cas
tellane, not even entitled to put "de"
before his name.
During all the notoriety which has
been showered upon the Castellanes
the public acts of the countess have
been only commendable. She gave $200,
--000 to build a mansion to be called the
Hotel de la Charite, and to be used as a
center of organization for charitable
work. It will avert such a catastrophe
as that of the Bazar de la Charite.
As the historical affair of the queen's
diamond necklace has been referred to
here, it may be well to remind rusty
memories of the facts of it. The Car
dinal Prince Louis de Rohan was in ill
favor at the court of Louis XVI. The
wicked Countess de Lamotte suggested
to him that there was a splendid neck
lace which Queen Marie Antoinette de
sired, and that he might regain royal
favor by presenting^ to her. She hand
ed him forged letters from the queen,
one of which gave him a rendezvous.
The cardinal waited one night in the
park of Versailles until he saw a figure
he took to be the queen's. He knelt
and kissed her hand. Then the count
ess cried, "They are coming!" and the
cardinal had to run. The figure he had
seen was that of a common woman of
the same height and complexion as the
He bought the necklace for $400,000
and intrusted it to the countess to
give the queen. The countess stole It,
was exposed and convicted, but poor
Marie Antoinette's name was unjustly
smirched. WRen she was afterwards
arrested and guillotined the episode
was freely used against her.
Anna Gould, like Marie Antoinette,
is a victim of the affair of the diamond
necklace, and curiously enough the
family of Count Castellane is directly
connected by blood with that of the
unfortunate and beautiful queen whose
head was cut off by the guillotine dur- "
Ing the Reign of Terror.
GEN. GOMEZ lI\fHAVANA.
Population of the City Wild Willi
HAVANA. Feb. 25.— Gen. Maximo
Gomez, the Cuban commander-in
chief, came into Havana yesterday,
escorted by Gen. Ludlow and his staff
and Troop L, of the Seventh United
States cavalry. He marched at the
head of 2,000 armed Cuban horsemen
and footmen. The population of the
city was wild with enthusiasm, throw
ing themselves in front of the general's
horse, impeding his progress and pelt
ing him with flowers.
The general reviewed the troops at
the palace. Previous to this, the pro
gramme cabled to the Associated Press
last night had been carried out.
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