SWEDEN: Candid Prince

Newsgatherers boarded the liner France in New York harbor last week, prepared to interview a personage

He was Wilhelm of Ponte Corvo, second son of King Gustaf of Sweden, Duke of Sodermanland, divorced husband of the Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia. To boot, this personage is a lion hunter, a poet, a successful dramatist and a descendant of Jean Bernadotte, Napoleon's great marshal.

The very tall young man who is all these things grinned at the reporters and refused to be a personage. "I am here on a lecture...

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