15 OCTOBER 1954, Page 6

Minor Mystery

I have been brooding on the implicatidns of an advertise' ment which appeared in the Econamist last week. It read: Young Graduate required for Education Department Of Political Organisation for publication and administrative duties. Some editorial experience desirable. Salary £600 to £800, Reply Box XYZ.' - Does the Political Organisation assume that it is more or less immaterial to the fairly high-grade candidates whom it hopes to attract what its politics are If not, why doesn't it say ? STRIA