Foreign News: P. Toms Vexed

Small but shrewd St. Albans tailed in last week behind the numerous English towns and cities which are raising funds for charity this summer by aping Coventry's famed Lady Godiva Procession & Carnival (TIME, June 16).

At Coventry charitable Peeping Toms get for their money the following eyeful: 1) One large white horse; 2) One pair of pink tights (blanket-thick); 3) One enormous wig of flowing hair sufficient almost to enshroud the wearer; 4) One bare-faced Coventry girl who sits on the horse, concealed by tights and wig. Last week P. Toms, disgusted...

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