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THE LATE PRINCE RUDOLPH

ANOTHER VERSION.

(Prr Press Association.) / Vienna, February & An undated letter of Prince Rudolph's has been found, which shows he meditated suicide. ' Notwithstanding this, however, another rumor. has been published to the effect that he was shot by a gamekeeper who had discovered a liaison oi the' Prince with the wife of the former. The assassin is said to bave escaped through the window and afterwards committed suicide, (Received February 8, 12 15 p.m.) London, February 7* The "Daily News" publishes a I statement which it gives as the correct' version of the circumstances surrounding the deaths of Prince Rudolph and the Bohemian baroness. The baronesß was accomodated at the gamekeeper's quarters, and Prince Rudolph visited her at midnight. An hour later a forester came to the door and knocked loudly to ' arouse the gamekeeper from whom he wished to obtain orders. While the , forester was knocking a man /jumped \ from the window, and was making off ' when the forester fired at him. The man fell, and when he was picked up. he ) was found to be Prince Rudolph. |fle was shot m the shoulder, and the baroness believing him to be dead took a dose of poison and killed herself, j Subsequently Prince Rudolph recovered consciousness and was conteyed to the castle! where he committed suicide,

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THE LATE PRINCE RUDOLPH, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2058, 8 February 1889

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THE LATE PRINCE RUDOLPH Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2058, 8 February 1889

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