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Israeli Cartoonist Wins Grand International Prize in Montreal

Jacob Shilo, an Israeli cartoonist, was declared here winner of the grand prize in the International Salon of Cartoonists. His winning drawing, given the top $5,000 prize, shows efforts being made to smuggle a man out of the Rome airport inside bass-violin cases.

The cartoon is a take-off on the unsuccessful Egyptian attempts to smuggle out of Rome last year a man charged with being a spy for Israel. The exhibit which gave Mr. Shilo the grand prize has entries from 131 artists in 26 countries.