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Meager are the rewards of virtue. Consider the plight of the UN, which, after years of the most generous admission policy, now finds itself out of seats: when Uganda is admitted this week, representatives of 110 nations will sit in a chamber originally designed for 70.

Secretary General U Thant has tried to get a $6,300,000 allocation to expand the General Assembly Hall and the office space for member nations; but to no avail. The shoe-thumpers are having their revenge in the appropriations committee; and the kindly Burmese may have to ask the most recent additions to his flock to bring camp-stools. Or perhaps he could encourage more of those important conversations in the corridors one reads so much about.

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