FALL OF KINGDOMS AND DYNASTIES
-------Kingdoms and dynasties are tumbling in Germany. Besides the abdication of the Kaiser, and the renunciation of the Crown Prince, the reigning Duke of Brunswick, as son-in-law of the ex-Kaiser, has abdicated.
The position in the various states and cities of Germany is believed to be as follows: PRUSSIA – Kaiser gone; Socialist Government. BAVARIA – Republic; dynasty deposed. BRUNSWICK – The Duke abdicated.
SAXONY – King deposed.
OLDENBURG – Revolution reported; Soldiers’ Council formed. HESSE – A Republic; Grand Duke under arrest. WURTEMBURG – Republic proclaimed; King abdicated. SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN – To be a Republic. MECKLENBURG-SCHWERIN – Grand Duke agrees to a free Parliament; popular Ministry to be formed.