THE BAHAMAS: Chickcharneys at Munich

If it hadn't been for the chickcharneys, there might never have been a war at all and peace in our time might actually have been achieved at Munich. But the chickcharneys, who live on trees in the Bahamas' Andros Island, are fierce little men for all their 18 inches of height (see cut). They hate to be disturbed, and they're not likely to forget a man who chops down their favorite tree. Neville Chamberlain should have realized that, when he was a young man managing his father's sisal plantation in Andros.

But Chamberlain was no appeaser in those days; besides,...

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