Animals: Monkeys for Machado

On his small, stubby-fingered hands last week President Gerardo Machado y Morales had the largest, finest private collection of live apes in the world. Rich, eccentric Senora Rosalie Abreu of Havana was the first human successfully to rear a chimpanzee born in captivity. Excessively difficult, this feat has been performed only seven times, and of these seven records, four go to the credit of Cuba's famed "Monkey Mistress." Some years ago this good lady's sister Martha, tolerant of chimpanzees, died. For reasons of their own the Monkey Mistress's son Pierre and...

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