GERMANY: Empress into Palace

At No. 1, in the broad Unter Den Linden, stands the Wilhelm I Palace; and in it, last week, the wife of Wilhelm II took up her residence, as she recently threatened to do (TIME, July 18).

"The Empress Hermine," as many Germans call this Princess in her own right, modestly occupied last week only four rooms of the old palace: bedroom, boudoir, sitting-room, bath. As a small earnest of Wilhelm II's great wealth, Princess Hermine brought with her two Mercedes automobiles.


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