4 APRIL 1958, Page 26

SPECTATOR COMPETITION No. 425 Set by Leslie Johnson Some while

ago a paragraph in a newspaper began: 'There is still no news of the party of Jews that left Portobello on Sunday.' A prize of six guineas, which may be divided, is offered for the most convincingly sustained current news item in accidental rhymed verse. Limit: 50 words.

Entries, addressed 'Spectator Competition No. 425,' 99 Gower Street, London, WC1, by April'15. Results on April 25.