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A STRANGE STORY.

An extraordinary story is told regarding the death of the Prince de Lippe, the general commanding the Germain force ■which undertook the bombardment of Fort ds Flcron, outfide Liege. During the night prioi to the bombardment the Prince, ac ! companied by bis nephew, made an inspec- ' tion of the' neighborhood of the fort, j Quite by chance they were encountered by ' a Belgian carabinier, who had lost his way, and knew not which way to turn to regain hi* comrades. The soldier concealed flimself in a fosse and waited. Then, as the general, and his nephew passed him on foot, he "fired, wounding them both mortally. The helmet of the prince was stiffed with bank notes, and his waistbelt and sword-hilt were atraddtd with I sweciova (isacfc *

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A STRANGE STORY., Issue 15676, 15 December 1914

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A STRANGE STORY. Issue 15676, 15 December 1914

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