December 17, 1903
The Princess of Saxe-Meiningen, who has been ill for
some time," is said to be suffering from cancer," reports the New York Times.
The report is based on a dispatch from a Berlin newspaper. The Princess Charlotte is the eldest sister of Kaiser Wilhelm II.
The physicians' verdict has created "consternation" at the Court in Berlin, and has had a "bad effect" upon Wilhelm's recovery.