Some years ago an old Freuchwoman died in a poor part of Dublin, and her little offects were put np for auction. Ainong other odds and ends was a micklace of dirty looking green stones, which did not attract inuch attentiou. However, a shrewd pair of Jews thought there might be "money in it" and decided on purchasing, clubbing together L5 for the purpose. On taking it to awell known jeweler he prompt ly offcred L1,500, which sum they refused, and sold the necklace of purest euieralds for L7,000 in iondon, Where Lord Roscbery on his marriage purchased it for soniethin? like L20, 000. The old Frenchwomau's mother had been attached to the court of i"i-ance, and the emeralds had once formeel part of thecrown jewels.'