ANOTHER COURT SCANDAL
AT GRAND DUCHESS FLEES.
LONDON, July 23.
A great scandal has.been created at the Court of Saxe-Weimar, and throughout the German Empire, by the flight of the newly
married Grand-Duchess, who has left her husband (the Grand 'Duke William), and crossed over into Switzerland to escape the
tyranny of her surroundings in the Royal Palace at Weimar.
The Grand Duke (William Ernest Charles Alexander, Frederick Henry Bernard Albert George Herrmann), in addition to his title as independent ruler of Saxe-Weimar- Eisenach, is Landgrave of Thüringen, Mar- grave of Misnie, Count Prince of Henne- berg, and. Lord of Blankenhayn. He was bom at Weimar on June 10, 1876, and suc- ceeded his father, the hereditary Grand Charles Augustus, on January 5, 1901. On April 30 of the present year he was mar-
ried to the Princess Caroline Elizabeth Ida,
daughter of the late Prince of Reuss, and sister of the reigning Prince (Henry XXTV.). The Princess, who is an extreme- ly pretty and graceful girl, was born at Greiz on July 13, 1884, so that she is only
just 19 years old. The wedding was cele- brated with great pomp and gaiety, the fes- tivities lasting .for three or four lays. By a peculiar coincidence the sermon preached by the Rev. Dr. Spinner on the occasion of the wedding of the Princess was from the text, "Be ye faithful unto death, and I will give you a Crown of Life."