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EX KAISER AS WOODSAWYER.

AMERONGEN, March 10

Ex-Eraperor William to-day, comr j pleted sawing into logs his thousandth. tree since he took refuge at Count yon Bentinck's castle here last fall. From, the thousandth-tree a few logs•••■ were • converted an bo •souvenirs and: marked, in red/ink with th& inscription "W.,2." These --were.--presented to members of the Bentirick family and 1 to those who have assisted the ex-Emperor in. hi's work during tho last ten weeks.. As he was completing his task a yorng. Countess took a snapshot of Heir Hohenzollern mid ■■his assistants, Dt~ Foester and Cagtarn yon Isemann,, and tho j'oung gtvrdener who adjusts the logs on the bench for sawing. The picture included tho ex-Empress,, who-was-read-ing a newspaper clc6e by. Export sawyers of the neighbourhood compute t.h« Value of the wages which Herr Holienzollern would have earned if he had been paid the -trade union rate at about 30 dollars for the whole period, or an average of 50 cents for his working day, which usually couaista of three hours.,

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EX KAISER AS WOODSAWYER., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9601, 5 May 1919

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EX KAISER AS WOODSAWYER. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9601, 5 May 1919

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