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An Incident in Bismarck's Career.

The following anecdote,' given 'the other! 'day';-by the s'Petit Journal," if not true,' ■is at least' amusing:! According to this story, Prince Bismarck, one „' night: during the Franco-Ger-man war, found an infant lying upon his bed with a note pinned to its swaddling clothes stating'thato ifche child's nanie was Vincent, and that its father had been killeJ. at Sedan. The Prince referred the case W King William, whose reply was " Keep him. In war time you must take whatever you can get, even if it is only .a child." Accordingly Vincent was sent to Berlin, and brought up at Prince Bismarck's expense. He is now one of the Prince's most devoted attendants, and. lately folloWd hinijjinjto hiil retirement at' 'Friedrickruhe. ' ' ' 's'

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An Incident in Bismarck's Career., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2447, 21 June 1890

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An Incident in Bismarck's Career. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2447, 21 June 1890

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