Miscellany: Jul. 16, 1928

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Monkey Trial

Nathan L. Miller, onetime (1920-22) Governor of New York, famed U. S. Steel attorney, was retained last week by Verner Reed, wealthy onetime Denverite, to defend a butler against a charge of cruelty to animals. The butler was Felix Solomon, who two weeks ago shot and killed a neighbor's monkey that had invaded the Reed estate and was threatening two Reed infants.

At the trial, which was attended by many persons of large fortune and social inclinations, onetime Governor Miller denounced the monkey and eloquently praised the menial who had murdered him....

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