Animals: Bull & Monkey

Farmer Charles Lewis was proud of his thoroughbred Jersey bull, sire of all the calves born on the Lewis farm at Burlington, N. J. Farmer Lewis' children were just as proud of a pet monkey their father had given them. All winter the monkey lived in the Lewis barn, playing simian pranks on Farmer Lewis' kine. Wary it avoided the bull—until one day last week.

The monkey scampered around, chattering and throwing things. The bull lowered its head and charged, the monkey leaped into the air, landed on a shelf above the bulls...

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