Foreign News: Vaporing

Writing in L'Eclair, Paris journal, le marquis Boni de Castellane, once the erring husband of Anna Gould (now Marquise de Talleyrand-Perigord, Duchesse de Sagan), urged France to sell her colonies in order that she might gain strength as a nation. He held that some of the colonies may be lost anywhere and that it is but common sense to sell them, as Napoleon I sold Louisiana (for 60,000,000 francs*), before their loss was an established fact.

The foppish little Marquis, who last year laid bare with nauseating crudeness the sordid story&$134; of how he...

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