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   New York World (Newspaper) - October 12, 1898, New York, New York                                Weather Forecast followed by Fair The Loud Help Paid Help Wants printed in yesterday s But Paid Help Wants printed in the t3 other New York papers World ALWAYS More than Doable Circulation Books Open to Circulation Books Open to f Forecast Followed by Kecordln o i TT f Tir j j j I Jfdp Paid Help Wanted printed in Tfte World last But flQ f Wants printed in the f other papers Gain 869 Ober Last Year f ly the Preim PubllBli ing New York f NEW OCTOBER fOXK CKXT In Greater Acvr YorU nnd Jersey ITAVO CENTS outside of Greater Xew York and Jersey City and on Mil A HALT Explanation of Sudden Stoppage of Work on Castellane Red Marble rCOMMISSION ON ALL Anna Goulds Said to Have Had an Arrangement with the Builders and Architects by Which He Got 40 Per VAN WYCK STATES DEMOCRACYS ICopyrlghtv Ey the Press Publishing New Tork Special Cable Despatch to The Paris newspaper contains a sensational article confirming the recent rumors as to the cause of the abrupt cessation in the work finishing the muchtalkedof CastellaneGould palace in the Avenue of the Bols fie The magnificent mansion was Intended to be an authentic imitation of the Spetlt Trianon of Mario Following is the text of the article in tne Jfaris THIS RED MARBLE One ot jur colleagues announced the other night an interruption In the work CIDf a certain red marble Every ono is familiar with the reason The young gevrtlcman who is building and who has a constant meed of went one it and found the builders and and asked HOiem for a n of forty per upon all work he for which Ms was to Things went i finely until the notably the brothers of the in became aware of an extraordinary state of and de mended the details of a somewhat enlarged bill sent in by one of the con Madame then declared that she would ask the courts to reduce the bill and presented There was a violent Finally one of the architects admitted that the husband was getting a i This threw cold water upon the They renounced the idea lof asking the courts for a diminution of the Monsieur and madame which did not advance i Finally the relatives decided that tho work should be simply and that la why for some time tho palace has besn If you it Is to people will say It Is the fault of the Do not believe anything of the BED MAKBLE PALACE GRANDLY Count Caatellane and Anna the youngest daughter of the late Jay married in this city on Marcj and immediately went to where the youg husband straightway began to spend the money that had oome to him iwlth his It was estimated that her share of her fathers fortune amounted and had been settled on the Count at tho time of the mar By provisions in the a large of each heirs prmcljal held intact and could not be used except iby Phe expressed will of the other Within year and a half of her dnto Paris society ft was announced that tho at the behest of her would devote a portion of her mil Jions to building palace wtokJh would be a reproduction of Ohe Grand the famous retreat of ILouls whore he maintained the notorious de The site selected for the building was at the corner of the Avenue du Bois de Boulogne and Avenue threequarters of an acre in and it was said that the price paid for it was francs A little later an adjoin ing lot was secured for francs The latter property had been occupied by a but Count anxious to begin building at evicted the The plans for the palace called for a structure of surpassing The although was to be and no expense was to be The main limes of the building were to be straight and everything to bo bright and and while the exterior was to be in the style of Louis that of the interior would be Louis To effect the desired mingling of tho two styles the architects employed by the Count made many at great to where the Chateau dn Champs is This 4n which de Pompadour is one of the finest residences in the environs of and as it contains many exquisite features the lavish Count could not endure to have it Most of the main features were to be reproduced in the Castellane It Is well known what the Pompadour accomplished when she undertook any She summoned her corps of There were Boucher and Van and With madames purse behind them they could do almost And the Oastellanes were to build with the same Tho entrance and staircase were to bo as grand as those at The dressers in the diningroom were to be of almost priceless red marble the friezes and mouldings of the bedrooms splendid masterpieces of It was even at the time the plans of tho Castellanos were whether Uiey would be no matter what they might be willing to to obtain from living artists such work as ornaments the different rooms in the Chateau de The Marquise de Pompadours bedroom contained an elevated alcove exactly similar to Louis bedroom at To reproduce this would cause a conflict with the idea of interior but American dollars were and the architect produced a blending of the two It was such a wonderful this revival of two historical that the annotincoment of what the Castellanes proposed to do made no small event In the ant world of It was estimated that the work could not be completed In less than twenty if all the plans for buildings and Immense grounds were carried and tho total cost was estimated at anywhere from to As an example of the lavish expenditure necessary It may be stated that the Ctistellanes proposed to have In the gardens of their palace a reproduction of the famous fountains of These are unequalled anywhere in the Borne of them spout water moro than seventy teet in the It costs to them play for twenty This was not ths limit of ttie Counts lavish In than a year after he had been In Paris he had spent more than francs for bnicabrao besides dropping largo BUWIS at cards and on the He bought a palatial the for nearly francs 1 and made a canvass for the Chamber of which was estimated I to have cost him francs A year the Count and Countess signed the title deeds for the purchase of a large site in the Rue Pierre to be given by the Countess for the erection of a permanent building for the annual charity This sate cost 1000000 francs To the Frederick Schraub and Members of the Notification Gentlemen When you on the evening of Tuesday last by calling at my house to inform me that the Democratic party had me for the office of Governor of the I toolt while accept ing the nomination and expressing my deep sense of the honor con to promise that I the course of a few make a formal at the same set forth my views on several matters somewhat more fully than was practicable Just In ac cordance with that promise I now write Mils To the platform adopted by the State Convention at Syracuse I give my unreserved from the first line to the I stand upon tho pledges and declarations there Ait the I think it proper to express my hearty in the line of distinction drawn be tween State and natlonal since it is quite plain that the Gov ernor of the State Is not officially concerned In any of the questions which our national authornitles aro called upon to and in not a few important quito removed from the field of mere partisan Nor would I limit my approval of tho distinction thus made to tho present AUGUSTUS VAST r National ISHUOS Not Involved In ti Inroly State I Experience has convinced me that a substantial advance for the cause of good government would be made if voters could be persuaded all times to deal with municipal candidates on municipal grounds and Slate candidates on State It IH certainly mllcli easier to understand why with tlint will not lieiir the should desire to divert atten tion to irrelevant niiestlons limn to dlRcover now honesty ami eillclency in nve to lie promoted by such From the tone of our political a stranger might infer that the State of New York Is a commonwealth of but little either in point of agriculture or Ho would assuredly never from anything said by them thus far in the present thait the State has a population of more than six and a half mil thait Jts chief city Is the greatest of American municipalities and stands second to London that its canals pass through 180 flourish ing that over Sts railroads nearly onethird of tho exports of the entire country are that its public schools are engaged in the Instruc tion of in that it well deserves to be called distinctively the Empire It Is not to be believed that the thoughtful voters of the State will give their approval o a mode of campaigning BO little In harmony with their own I note with pleasure the emphasis put on the problem of canal man agement by the Democratic In view of the report recently made to Black by the commis sion appointed by In March of this to Investigate the manner in wjiich of tlw public funds have been it is hardly an exaggeration to say that reform In canal management in the State of New the supreme Issue of the As the report Just alluded to has been widely published toy tho it is unnecessary for ma to do in this than to lay my finger upon a few of Its leading and uncontested The people were given to understand with the nine millions of dollars which they were asked to and which they did the Improvements In the waterways would be As the report the money has all been with the result indicated hy the following table Tho actual work on tho different canals is as follows Completod Incomplete Work not lot Erie Middle none Western Totstt Brio Champlaln Oewtigo B Approves tlic Prominence Given in the Platform to Ouniil Mnlud Total all How the case free from all is again set forth in the dn tho following cogent paragraph the people voted to supply for the improvement of tho they were led to believe that amount sufficient for the The entire sum has been expended and tho improvement Is not onehalf They demanded that they be informed why the money has not sufficed for tho improvement and how their funds have beeri have given such Information nu to as a diligent investigation has brought They have also demanded that they be told finally what money will be needed to complete the work they have and we have replied with all the deflnlteness The result is surprising to those unacquainted with the The cost of improving the will be about two and onehalf times what the people were told would neces while the facts we have ascertained and reported account for the Im proper expenditure of exclusive of moneys paid out fot ordinary and jxtraordlnary which amount to not less than The spirit in which our opponents face this problem may interred from their endeavor to obscure It under cover of reference to that urn in no degree Involved In tho duties of from their refusal Republican Platform AttemutH to ilellttlo ttnd to admit that there has been any wrong and from the following remarkable pledge in their platform If there are errors in the system and In the taw we will correct them If there has been fraud we will deter and rpumlsh the wrongdoer It Is thus evident to the Involving of the State in likely to prove more than double as large as the they attach no sort of Importancethat they deollne toTooeot the report of the commissioners appointed by the Governor as conclusive of and that they have not yet become convinced that there been either errors to correct or frauds to Wlien we farther remember that the and and par tisan of power tracoa homo and fixed by the communion were nil committed by the fol lOTTCru of the Rcntlcmcii yvlio controlled the convention from whose platform I have junl It miurlit Mccm UN the uiuical for it new lease of werc mldrcNHCd rather to the loveiH nf eomeily than to men with ivhutu the conduct of public nffulra in That the soberminded taxpayers of this State will not entrust to wrong doers whose malfeasance has been made the task of removing and eradicating is an expectation justified by com paratively recent At the present there is an inquiry being conducted by a commission of distinguished into the causes of the failure of the port of New York to maintain its relative as Greater Impend If Present UttunslnefeHllUe nnd Dlnlionent Methods Are cendancy among the commercial centres of the Can it be doubted that one of the causes Is to be found In the wretched conditlon to which the waterways of the State have been or that thero will bo still further loss to lament if the hand of uncompromising re form bo with little applied to tho work of substituting intelli gence and Integrity for Incompetency and larcenous methods in the manage If there bo In any quarter a failure to apperclate both the Important vice which the canals have rendered In the past and the vital relation in which they still stand to the commerce of the the following passage from tho report of tho Commissioners already referred to may servo the purposes of enlightenment ri On the lines of these canals are to be found no loss than 180 cities ami many of great all active and It Is asserted bsthose best Informed that the camils have been tin lr creator that every one of them has been effectually aided by the streams of commerce on the cunals upon which it Is no one can Slnco 1S3C tliuro has passed over tho iirie Canal an aggregate of tonnage of merchandise of the enormous bulk of representing a money value of figures that the liuinun mind cannot eliowlng an annual average of tons carried of four and a quarter In tho ligt of these facts no intelligent voter will fall to perceive the of bringing to an immediate end tho shocking and ruinous process of administration laid bare In the report before Upon the other points in the platform of our parly I deem it unnecessary to wrltb at such Tho Ituines law In my justly de nounced as partisan In its purpose Riilnen In value In nud TALKS OF Significant Reference to the Results of the War in the Presidents Speech at PLEADS FOR NATIONAL We Want No Differences at Home Until We Haya Settled Our Differences Abroad Trib ute to American til ind In many favorable nm nil to the cause or but to the growth of In the meaua provided for its utterly antagonistic to that American spirit which has always looked with contempt upon what may be termed the spy system of That it Is necessary to reaffirm the principle of home rule and uniform charter provisions lor all cities of the same is duo wholly to the vio latkm of tho intent of tho State Constitu ForcelHIl iHJIonHtrmiH and by our Had tho UcKlKiicl Solely to declared purposes of that Instrument been conformed there would havo been no WKMXJ ivould have been no such monstrous law passed as that which singles out the city of New York tor special sur veillance In the of the nor would the cities of the whole Slate be once more threatenrel with a return to the system which th will of the people of 1ho several cities was nullified by tho votes of Assem blymon and Senators who never saw the communities and by tho decrees of dominant politicians who suffered no consideration of right to re strain them from making prey of tho offices and tho fran chises of the Home rule for cities Iwllaponsanle to their good Not un this IB established and maintained long encugh to convince the voters that It Is not to can we expect to see that lively nterost taken in purely municipal mat by the Whole body of tho that is required for the woilclng out of results entimly worthy of tho American What is said In the platform demanding low taxes and In opposition to unnecessary will be objeoted to by no intelligent Unnecessary multiplication of laws Is an evil against whicn all enlightened opinion Is That high taxes operate to the disadvantage of the tolling multitude Is a proposition too well established by tho masters of the science of political economy to admit of To impress upon the man who labors with his whether ho bo a property owner or that he is above oil other persons the sufferer from extravagant public is to bring to bear a truth second to no other in fostering wise and striking down ill considered schemes for the outlay of public moneys I aa the platform honest civil service Incapable of official and enforceable alike by and against all parties ac cording to their letter and The National Guard Is rightly made an object of special to the end that It may be restored to the efficiency and character that it had in the not remoto That labor should be represented on the State Railroad Commission Is Bottled by the law and hy obvious considerations of public policy alike The unjust apportionment leRlsUtlic representatives is so scandalous that I be surprised to find any of our openly defending it This wrungIloiiulillcnii rtrlkes at Uio very heart of popular soverAmurtlniimeui IK UnJiiMt can never bo submltted to mid without encouraging tha log ioa end which Is to subject permanently the manr to tho Witih declaration for biennial sessions of tho legislature I am dn complete Experiencehas abundantly ahown this to be a change In right To what is said about the Just rights of capital and labor and agalnst the giving away ot the enforcement of the Jabcr Lawn on the fftatute In protest against the law recently passed to deprlvo the Governor of the power of nualthig appointments to vacancies during tho recess of tho I give my unqualified I have in this Waveisml the plattorrn adopted at not because I hoped to add any new light to the which are in fchmselvea perfectly but to the end that there should be no excuse given In any quarter for either saying or Imagining that I had chopin vxi be either reticent or evasive where the party had seen fit to bo exr If eleotod I to ths best of my maki tie patform in ui i anu any ui its pledges been given without and I with equal If the people make me their servant at to trent any ono of the pledges as either a dead letter or a campaign device for catching To all the foregoing suffer me to add should I be while not at all forgetting what I owe to tho Democratic constantly remember that my first duty my highest duty and my constant duty is to the people of the whole without reference to their political Believe your obedient AUGUSTUS VAN WALDORF PLAGUED BY Atmlrtant Manager of the Hotel Chanel the at Midnight in Evenliiu and Thirtyfourth street In front of tho hotel about midnight last Ho epent a half hour chasing two frisky Toms and then gave up In dis to the disappointment of newsboys and pedestrians who were applauding his the neighborhood about the big hotel has been so Infested with howling felines that the quests could not sleep and tho management resolved many Manager Thonmass heroic effort last night was a starter to rid the neighbor hood of the To Cure n Cold In One Laxative Uromo Qulnlno All drusglBts refund mousy It It lallu to Tha gdnutno lias on each Assistant Manager of the clod In evening chased cats up and down Fifth avenue CEDAR dent McKinley was greeteu with enthu sinsm at every station through which his train passed today on tho way to The first stop was made ait Dekalb at and here the President said in response to the cheers of the crowd I your generous welcome and fibrins with you in congratulations to our countrv and to your army and navy for tho successful issues of the last Caur I am sure there has never been a llmo In our hlstorv when patriotism has been more marked or more universal than It is and tho same high pur pose whicth characterized the conduct of the people In war will influence and con trol them In the settlement of At Dixon and where brief stops were tho crowds were dense that hundreds could not even ob tain a glimpse of the The largest crowd of the trip was at Here Senator Con gressman Curtis Shaw and staff boarded the After the cheering of the people had President McKinley said Fellow Citizens I have no fitting words to express my appreciation of this splendid We have gone from Industrial depression to industrial ac have gone from labor seeking employment to omploymxHit seeking la We abundant currency aiul we have an unsurpassec national credit better than It has ever been before in our it good national nnd ite have the cour UBC of Great We have much to be grateful for the stirring events ot the past six The army and navy of the United States have won not only our but the admiration of the Our achievements on land and sea are without parallel In the worlds During all these trying months the people of tho United States have stood together as one man North and South have been united as they have never be fore been People who think alike in a country ilko ours must act That is what we havo been doing an we went to continue to act together until the fruits of our war shall be em bodied in solemn and permanent settle ivnnt no dllfercncen at home until we luivc Mettled our dlffer eiiuen nliroiidi when tUut IN nil done we can have our little dlffercncON At Dewltt the President was greeted by another largo gatheringand made a few the keynote being lhat there Is no part of this glorious coun try where every citizen may not feel at Ttho stop at Mount the peat of Cornell was so brief that tho President had only dmo U say Am very glad to meet you As tie entered his ear he romarlte1 to Senator Allison That Is the best speech I have made The gathering of people at Cedar Rap ids broke tho days record for numbers and and here for the first time the President left the train and spoke from a Ho said It Is a fortunate situation that this people while engaged in war never ne glect the Industries of And wh the war was going on and we were en gaged hi arms against a foreign the Industries of the people went on and their progress and prosperity worein no wise I go thither also that I may celebrate with my fellow country men of the West the progress of the war thus far protocol already and the suspension ot hostilities the hope that you and I entertain that in the final settlements the treaty may be one founded on right and justice cloned thronivlt the valor and In trcpldlty of our Trill tiring to I trttNt hlcHsiiigs tlmt are now beyond It Yvlll brine bnt the American people never Hliirlc reNpoiiNlbillty and never unload a burden tlutt carrleH forward civi AVc accepted war for AVe eatt accept no termii of pence which nhall not be in tbe Intercut of That hostilities have ceased upon and In the Interest of This war that was HU Hnccdil I terms so satisfactory to the people of the United States is cause for congratu lations and calls forth a sentiment of pious gratitude to Divine Providence for favors which He has manifested unto and of appreciation of the army and navy for their brilliant Such a celebration cannot but be It will encourage love of coun try and will emphasize the noble achievements of our soldiers and sailors on land and has no glories except it achieves and no achievements are worth havingwhich do not advance civilization and beneilt While our victories In battle have added new honors to American the real honor is the substantial gain to Out of the bitterness and the privations and sufferings and anxieties of the past five months will follow benefits to the nation which may more important than we can now No development of the beoii r more gratifying and the complete of nation tional lines hrave been obliterated differences have been hushed eat chorus of patriotism wMcto has aeen heard from one end of the coun ry to the All Yearned for the To the Executives call for voluti no prompter response was re ceived than came from the patriotic people of the South and the and none were more patriotic than the peo pie of And when the orders were given to advance into a foreign terri tory every soldier was disappointed whose regiment was not Included in the orders to were anxious to be with that por tion of the army which was first to meet the Our gratitude Is boundless to the brave and the nation will hold them In perpetual In paying tribute to the patriotism and valor of the men engaged Jn tho war we must mvt fail to give deserved praise to the nobility of the As in the war for independence and for ihe they never hesitated nor freely offering their beat be loved on the altar of their and sons went from ovary walk of life even at personal selfsacri flee In the struggle and were not held but to respond to The sacred call of generous and practical In ing relief ministering where dis ease and death wore most frequent the camps and at the resigned and sublime in their sion and faith when death claimed the i dearest of their the of the United Stales in all the nations trials throUKh whloh have passed have placed the government and people under a debt of gratitude that thev can never X They have new glory to rare and exquisitequalities of Short stops were made ait Belle Marshalltown and at at each point the President sald words to the Tama is the home of Secretary of Agriculture who President to his Cadets 3 from the State College at the depot ait Ames and repeated college yell time and again for the FIRE IM A COUKTRY this morning the beautiful residence of for mer Commodore George of the Corinthian Yacht Club of was completely destroyed by The estate is known as Hoblnswood and was only recently purchased by mother of was the first to discover the She gave the alarm and HUANG DECLINED But Who Wax the United StatfH Coniiular O Ulcer Who Lea J the Rencueri from Shanghai says Early this morning Tuesday m i United States consular with gavu tiie alarm ana 1 three daughters and Bir tnlly armed members of the ney lied to the ruof ot the porch from discharged Corean invadfli Biraeys All were the Bureuu wlth xha mtenttoft tiieir I Their cries for help were heard by Barley a colored worker on the who procured a ladder and rescued the almost exhausted Shaver left Whltestone two weeks ago for be The place is said to Linotype Eltlmatet lurnlstluci on llnotypa la aonpMOli or of rescuing former Chinese i sul at and lately designate of China to arrested on Monday by order oltSK Empress Dowager in the reform refused to the party retired   

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