GERMANY: Kaiserin's Crown

Some three years ago the jeweled crown of H. M. Augusta Victoria, late Kaiserin of Germany, vanished mysteriously from the Imperial palace, Unter den Linden. Since this pompous trinket of gold and jewels is valued at $875,000, many a detective has been vainly seeking it. Last week a clue was found.

The former court jeweler of Wilhelm II confessed to the police that the crown was brought to him in a leather hatbox, shortly after its disappearance, by a man who claimed to represent Wilhelm of Doorn. The jeweler was instructed to...

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