Music: In Cincinnati's Zoo

The monkeys at the Cincinnati Zoo were in a state of great delight last week. They capered all over their little island, jibbering excitedly. Peanuts were coming their way thick & fast. People were flocking nightly to the nearby opera pavilion, though in the spring it had been clearly announced that there could be no Zoo Opera this year (TIME, April 18).

Seventeen years ago when Cincinnati's Zoological Gardens were in peril of closing, two wealthy women came forward and saved them. Cincinnati Traction Co., owner of the property, threatened to break it...

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