People, Dec. 5, 1938

At Swedesboro, N. J., for its tercentenary last August, Prince Bertil of Sweden told his guard of 72 New Jersey traffic policemen that he would like to make every mother's son of them a sergeant in the Swedish Navy. Last week each of the 72 received from the Swedish Embassy a gold pin emblazoned with the royal coat of arms, and several telephoned the local consulate to make sure of their new rank. The consul replied that Bertil, though grateful, had a sense of humor: even the Swedish Navy has no sergeants.

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