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The day book. [volume] (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 19, 1917, NOON EDITION, Image 11

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REVOLUTIONISTS GUARD OVER CZARINA
Czarina Alexandra, wife of deposed
Czar Nicholas, is held captive by the
revolutionists wno nave taken over
control of the Russiarv government,
and is held with the czar linden
guard. She is daughter of Grand
Duke Ludwig IV. of Hesse and was
married to the czar in 1894.
o o -
BERLIN PAINTS. DARK PICTURE
OF CONDITIONS IN RUSSIA
Berlin, via SayviHe Wireless, March
19. A dark picture of Russian con
ditions, showing demoralization and
criticism of the new government
rampant in the hew duma, was is
sued by the official government press
bureau today.
The official press bureau state
ment follows:
"In the first meeting of the duma
during the new session, the hopeless
situation of the Russian foodstuff
market and the inability of the gov
ernment to help the country were
disclosed. The speeches of all the
deputies were impassionedly excited.
Minister of Agriculture Rittich de
scribed the supply of provisions as
extremely precarious."

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