TURKEY: Speeders Nailed

Last week in Constantinople, energetic Prefect Emin Bey of the police force issued to his henchmen stout planks bristling with nails. "Throw these," said he, "before speeding motor cars. If they cannot stop, their tires will be sorely, multitudinously punctured." A scientifically infallible method of testing brakes! The Prefect's regulations included instructions to chauffeurs and coachmen not "to joke among themselves in unseemly manner or indulge in obscene remarks."


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