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EX-KAISER AND SON.

INTERESTING CORRESPONDENCE

(Received April 4, 1.30 p.m.) (Renter's Telegram.)

NEW YORK, April 2. Berlin advices state that . the ''Deutsche Zeitung" publishes an autograph letter from the ex-Kaiser to the Orown Prince dated November & last. it begins: ■■'•' My dear boy.—After the Court Chamberlain advised that he could .no longer guarantee my safety at main headquarters, and that the troops were no longer trustworthy, I resolved', after a severe mental struggle, to leave the army, which had collapsed, and go. to Holland. 1 advise you to stick to your post until the conclusion ol 1 the armistice. I hope to see you again in happier times. Your faithful, deeply afflicted father, Wilhelm. Thereupon the Crown Prince wrote to fibort, requesting permission to reniai.u at his post, undertaking to bring the army homeward in a well-discip-lined, orderly manner. ■Ebert refused the request,' and the Crown Prince, in the course: of a lengthy letter to Hindenburg justifying his action, said that he had decided, with deep emotion, after hard struggles, to go to a neutral country. He pointed out that no renunciation of tlu, throne had either been demanded or made by him.

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EX-KAISER AND SON., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9578, 4 April 1919

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EX-KAISER AND SON. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9578, 4 April 1919

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