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THE LINK NO LONGER MISSING.

(From the Chicsgo News.) To Denver belongs the glory. One of her professors has casually and between times made the discovery which haa puzzled learned men «ll their lives and and haunted ih,-m after death. He haa discovered the missing link. Ho has ifc in a bag, and it la whab la commonly known as the white faced capuchin monkey. The professor an* nounces thab it is the rennins of the firsh man, the origin of the human race. What the public doesn'b like aboub tha Denver professor is his calm and bold assurance. Why does he insisb that tha dtied up monkey is the firsb man 1 Ib. mlghb easily be the second or his cousin ; bhe mummy hears no tag testifying thab ib ia tho sure-enough-one-and-oDly, bub the professor: will nob be bluftdd out of, his original statement. He atao has tha remains of tha firsb horse, but naturally he does nob think so much of a llttla . thing like that. While he Is about It ha j might remember thab people would ba interested in a mrnamy of the firsb kiss, or the premier paid tailor's bill, or tha '■ original ancester of a Chicago alderman. It is a mutter of regret tint iliis profesaou does not seem to fully grasp his oppor* tunitk'S or risa to the occasion.

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THE LINK NO LONGER MISSING., North Otago Times, Volume XXXVI, Issue 8401, 11 February 1896

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THE LINK NO LONGER MISSING. North Otago Times, Volume XXXVI, Issue 8401, 11 February 1896

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