THE KAISER AS HE IS.
AS AX ENGLISHWOMAN SAW HIM. HIS OPINION OF MR JOHN BURNS. GENERAL 111 X DEN BURG A SQUARE MAN. CHILDREN TAUGHT TO BOMB LONDON FROM ZEPPELINS. (London ‘ Times ’ and Sydney 1 Sun ’ Service?.) LONDON, January 21. An Englishwoman, who has been employed tus governess m the household of a. Gorman prince, lias written a booh, in which sho describes how the children were t-aupht to play at flying Zoppeliiw and dropping bomh.s on a model of Londou. Tiw Kaiser was an occasional visitor. She found him affable and condescending- after ho had satisfied himself that .she wm not a suffragette, whom ho held in lively detestation. When lie math: a witticism the Emperor laughed out loud, opening his mouth and throwing his head hade slightly with a little jerk, and looking ono straight in the eyes to discover if the humor of the remark had been seen. 'The more «no laughed tho hotter he seemed pleased, and the more, lively lie -became. Ho was almost like a merry child when his mind was fixed upon himself, and ho looked almost young. He is very vital, if rather fatter than Ids photographs make him out to he. Occasionally an odd, wander;;ig. strained expression camo into his eyes, and he appeared older than his real age, On one occasion Mr John Borns. M.P., t‘>ld the Kaiser that the German army was not what it used to be. The- Kaiser - pretended not to take offence, but privately lie exclaimed: “ tho little grasshopper.” J )esc rihi ng Gen era 1 [I i m.l enb 11 rg, the authoress writes that she found the general in striking contrast with the Crown Prince, with his smart little moustaches and his light-colored .animal eyes that surprise' one with th»'ir sudden, goggling look. General Mindnibnrg lias fighting jaws, a square head, with square, even eyes under heavy lids, sfjuavo at the end of tho nose and ears, and a square, high moustache brushed out square, on square checks.
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THE KAISER AS HE IS., Evening Star, Issue 15707, 22 January 1915
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