YUGOSLAVIA: Appropriate Justice

In Zagreb, second city of 11-year-old Boy King Peter's realm, proud Yugoslav police announced last week that their new and ingenious system "for disciplining motorists without arrests or fines" has been fully tested, adopted as a huge success.

The system: Whenever a Zagreb motorist is caught breaking a traffic rule by a Zagreb policeman, the officer then & there deflates all four of the motorist's tires.

"The offender at once recognizes the appropriate justice of this punishment," said Zagreb's Police Chief. "The embarrassment of having to pump up his tires proves a great...

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