Speech of Monkeys

Boston Herald

Prof. R. L. Garner , student of, and instructor in, the speech of monkeys, lectured in Steinert Hall to a large and very intellectual audience, who listened intently for nearly two hours to a discussion of the possibilities of simian eloquence. The professor told of his experiences while living in an iron cage in the midst of a central African jungle for one hundred and twelve days without seeing a human being, and especially the attainments and accomplishments of one "Moses," the young chimpanzee which was Professor Garner's companion during his residence in the case.

The Rev. Dr. Edward E. Hale introduced the speaker, Professor Garner appeared in the costume of brown duck, with trousers oddly cut to fit the contour of the legs, in which he conducted his jungle experiments. Behind him on the platform was the famous cage, deftly constructed of iron bars and made in sections for convenient folding and shipment.

"Sow beside All Waters"
February 22, 1900

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