FRANCE: Chimpanzee Present?

The Pasteur Institute and the French Government are generous patrons of renowned Dr. Serge Voronoff, the tall, deft Parisian surgeon who grafts fresh, invigorating glands into animals or men who seem to need them.

Last week the august patrons of Surgeon Voronoff sent him forth, upon a yacht, for eastern Mediterranean waters. Officially he was on a mission to the French Mandate Of Syria, there to improve the wool yield of native goats by gland grafting, as he has already done with sheep in Algeria (TIME, Aug.11, 1924).

But at Paris fellow surgeons discreetly discussed a rumor that Dr. Voronoff has gone...

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