August 13, 1918
There are two candidates for King of Finland reports a dispatch for the Exchange Telegraph in the Hague. The Exchange Telegraph states that the Stockholm correspondent for the Frankfurter Zeitung has announced that the the "election of a King of Finland" will take place in September.
The two leading candidates are said to be the Grand Duke of Mecklenburg and Prince Wilhelm of Hohenzollern.
Assisted by a "strong German influence," Finland's "monarchist sentiment is said to have grown rapidly."