Foreign News: Walkin' the Jap

No hammer-handed slug is the London bobby. No policeman in the world is more efficient, more widely respected for politeness and patience. Last week the patient politeness of eight bobbies assigned to the Japanese Embassy staff was strained nearly to the breaking point.

The 20 bored Japanese diplomats wanted to go for a daily walk, and the bobbies had to walk with them. Round Hyde Park—five miles to the lap—the Japs churned their fat little legs. One made the circuit twice daily, another walked from Hyde Park to Richmond and back—16 miles.

A Park collector found two diplomats and a bobby resting on...

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