24 MAY 1986, Page 41

No. 1424: Monarch wanted

Kings and queens remain popular, but their jobs are becoming increasingly unen- joyable. I foresee a day when a republican government somewhere in the world will be driven to advertise publicly for a suit- able monarch. You are invited to write such an advertisement (maximum 150 words). Entries to 'Competition No. 1424' by 6 June.