INDIA: Lathis for Monkeys

Migrating monkeys swarmed screeching into the Viceregal Capital of New Delhi last week, disturbed the repose of Their Excellencies the Viceroy and Lady Willingdon, made more trouble for the police than do St. Gandhi's non-violent Nationalists. Treating the monkeys exactly like Gandhites, police riot squads drove them out of town with lathis (long staves) every day. But every night the monkeys crept back to plague New Delhi, caused the United Press to report that "monkeys dominated the city."

Legally dominant, the Viceroy demanded that New Delhi's Municipal Council do something about the monkeys. They could, one Councilman proposed, be penned...

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