Foreign News: Death of a Hohenzollern

Stiffly sitting around a white bed in a small sanatorium at Frankfurt-am-Main last week, a deposed king, a discarded queen, a prince & two princesses silently watched tragic death end the tragic life of their mother. As if two abdications, bitter hatred and widowhood had not brought her enough pain, Dowager ex-Queen Sophie of Greece, 61, died slowly, painfully of cancer. In Doom, Holland. ex-Kaiser Wilhelm, denied permission to visit her, coughed with bronchitis, shivered with fear that the disease which had taken first his father and now his sister might some day...

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