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BulidlieiWarlike HsLiJs Bared
Some Show No Hesitation
in Attacking Sirds.
Washington. Butterflies are not
pacifists. Boldness and pugnacity
! arc mingled, Inapecles whose .hab
" Its bars been studied Intensively
by Austin H. Clark, Smithsonian In
stitution biologist - 8ome of tbe
smallest species are among the moat
. Impetuous and wartlike. ;k .: ?
Thus, Mr. Clark observes, the lit
tle buckeye butterfly, common after
midsummer In northeastern United
States, will fearlessly attack wasps,
bees, large flies, and butterflies much
larger than Itself. They will as
sault any other Insect that passes
within six or eight feet of them as
they sit upon the ground.
Involved In Constant Feudal
"They are very quarrelsome
among themselves," Mr. Clark aays.
-' "There Is a constant feud between
them and the males of the pearl
crescent butterfly, which swarm In
Bolster spots along the" roads.
"Perhaps the- most Interesting pe
culiarity of the buckeye is Its in
tense dislike for tbe common Caro
lina locust If one of these clumsy
':. Insects Jumps up and takes to flight
and there la a male buckeye near,
the latter at once glvea chase, fly
ing behind, or on either side of it,
but always keepljg from two to
four Inches away. If the locust
alights on the road, the butterfly
align is simultaneously four or Ave
Inches to one sice and slowly
waves its wings In a menacing fash
ion. If the persecuted locust takes
Work for 72,000 Jobless -on New Surveys
Will Gather Information on
Three Separate Lanes.
Washington. Plans to pick 72,
000 Jobless white collar workers, for
employment on three census sur
veys, are being drafted by the cen
Forms are being prepared, eltg
Ibllty tests are being drawn and su
pervisee are being instructed on
holding tbe examinations. Under
the present schedule the full or
ganization will be at work January
2. The surveys will occupy from
six months to a year.
All workers will be picked local
ly from the lists prepared after the
tests. The major jjsqulrement is
that they must be selected from re
The program, split Into three di
visions, will cost $9,881,048, and will
embrace a business census, a card
Index system of persons eligible for
old-age pensions and a retail trade
The business census, major branch
. of the program, will have Its head
quarters In Philadelphia and will
cost 87,784,000. The statf of super
visors who will direct tbe field or
ganization is now being completed.
The retail trade survey, also
slated to be directed from Philadel
phia, will cost $293,000. This unit
will assemble Information on em
ployment, payrolls, net sales and
St. Louis will be headquarters of
the pension card Index system, for
which $1,804,948 has been allocated
by I'WA. This program wlllcheck
ages, In anticipation of pension ap
plications from between 200,000 and
600,000 next year and some 100,000
The business canvass will em
brace all business enterprises ex
cept manufacturing and farming.
Under the direction of W. L. Austin,
Cat Hikes 160 Milaa
Spencer, Neb. Homesick when it
was left at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. C. A. Drlckey In Spencer, a
larjje cat hiked more than 160 miles
and arrived safely at Olivet 8. D.
Site Dedicated for 2nd Division Memorial
The famous Second division's contribution, to the allied victory In the World war was recalled at the
dedication of tbe Constitution avenue site in Washington for a memorial to the division's fi,137 dead. The fight
ing force played a decisive role at Cbatean-Thlerry, In the Soissons salient, and at St MlhleL Gen. James (J.
1 "'io ml, who commanded the division's marine brigade, turns over the first spade of earth near the Wash-
j "-'ii monument r , - ' V
off again the butterfly Is after It
once more. If a, locust pursued by
a buckeye passes within 10 feet or
so of another buckeye, the aec
ond will Join In the pursuit, and
sometimes- third will Join."
"A ' Carolina locust pursued " by
buckeye and trying to escape is
a eight that may be witnessed a
hundred times a day wherever the
two Insects are common.".' ;
Pearl Crescent a Fighter.
Another fighter, Mr. Clark finds,
is the pearl crescent one of the
commonest butterflies in ' weedy
fields. It will dart viciously at
larger grasshoppers, flies, bees, and
especially at the larger brown but
terflies, against which It seemi to
maintain a special enmity,
Some common butterflies, Mr.
Clark says, have no hesitation In at
tacking birds. One of these la the
Bring Sacred Bone of
Japanese Bishop Bear Relic,
Gift of Prince.
Sau Francisco. Tbe bones of
Today one of these bones has
found Its way to American shores.
It Is said to be the first bone two
thousand four hundred years old
from the divine remains of Siddar
tha Gautama, the Buddha, ever to
be brought to the North American
T6 a simple, Chinese or Japanese
soul such a particle of bone Is sa-
director of the census bureau, this
unit will assemble Information clas
sifying businesses ajid covering em
ployment, payrolls, volume of turn
over and money received by Indi
vidual business ventures. .
By CHERIE NICHOLAS
This .-hurmlng daytime frock has
many Important style points. There
is, first of all, tbe material which
fashions It being a ew soft crepe
locmed with bemberg. Ideal for day
time wear or for travel, this new
bemberg mixture has a fashionably
dull, pebbly surface and a' smooth
satiny black. It drapes and shirrs
In graceful lines and cornea In fall's
if ,i - ' I v -
Camberwell beauty, which be de-1
scribes as "bold, pugnacious, and
aggressive. - When two meet they
will often rise battling to a height
tof 20 feet or more. . In the' open
It will dart iclously at the larger
dragonflles that venture too near:
the willows on which it rests, and
will also dart at smaller birds,
sending them to cover."! .. , ,
The only other butterfly that ha
bitually -attacks birds is the com
mon "milk-weed butterfly,' which
normally is one of the most peace
ful In disposition of all its race.
Between males of this species there
are only feeble half-hearted fights;
but It entertains special animos
ity for hummingbirds.
In spite of its essentially peace
ful disposition," Mr. Clark says, "It
la not without courage,: for It will
attack most viciously a humming
bird so Incautious as to approach
too near the flower oh which it la
feeding, always badly frightening
tbe bird, which ' makes off In ' a
straight line as fast aa possible." '.
Buddha to America
cred, an object of reverential, wor
ship; and viewing It Is an unheard
of privilege, reserved only for the
"enlightened fathers." .' , ;
All this was made obvloua at the'
"reception' here, where long llnea
of Orientals lined the pier abed at:
the waterfront to glimpse-' the pro-i
cession stalking la honor of a man
who baa been 24 centuries- dead, i
The bearer of the talisman car
ried the bone the size of a grain'
of rice down the gangplank of the!
Talyo Mara. N. X. K. Japanese
liner .from Hongkong, .on. arrival, In
San Francisco.' r--.,x.'.-.,;..-,..y vr.-ssv'!
He is Bishop Kenju Mssuyama,
director of Buddhist missions in '
North America. ' Reporters crowded
around his . strange purple velvet'
box, a foot square, which housed'
tbe bone of Buddha. ' ; .
As the bishop explained through
an Interpreter, the manner In which
he had come by It Is this: : .
"Prince . Bajporbldb of . Bangkok
presented It to me." And then. In
capable of further oral expression,
the little bishop withdrew a slip of
paper from his pocket and banded It
to his Interviewers. It was an Eng
lish translation of the. note written
by the prince to tbe bishop, v and'
served to explain more fully the sa
cred bone transfer. .
The note read:
"The Japanese priest came to aee
me and brought me presents as fol
lows : Wooden Image of Bnddha
standing,, the background of which.
Is engraved of gilded clouds with
beautiful linings; metal , Incense
burner, cigarette case, a book con
taining pictures of certain places'
In Japan. I have received these
gifts with pleasure. .
'In return I nave given him the
bone of Buddha and a golden Image,
of Buddha." '
loveliest colors. Soft shirring, a
rounded yoke, a wide turnover eolJ
lar and full sleeves gathered In,
tightly at tbe wrist distinguish this
flattering ..costume. The slightly
flared and shorter skirt-the full
shirred bodice 'and. dropped shoul
der line, the wide belt and glitter
ing gold nallhead - trim (with elide
fastening at the neck are all deflv
nitely 1035, They , combine style
rlghtnese with a practical wear-'
ability that tillsee yon through
your business or social schedule,
day In and day out with nice sim
plicity and charm. ' .
Youths of Farming Area
Are Cold to Agriculture,
Moberly, Mo. There Is a atrange,
lack of Interest In Vocational agri
culture In ' this Randolph county
town, " center of a wide : farming,
area. The school board proposed to'
Install a vocational agriculture de
partment In tbe high school, but be
cause of a lack of Interest the plan
was abandoned. . .-!. -
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Pleated for play, In a very new
way, this child's frock gives her,
plenty of room for Jttpe-aklpping.
Her mother will find this smart frock
ao easy to cut and put together, and
very economical pattern, since
bloomers are Included with the dress.
3Tou can make these up in tbe same
material, or just plain white to wear
with other frocks, and no chHd can
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slant, and don't worry about those
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and a choice of short or long aleeves.
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88 Inch fabric and yard contrast-.
Ing. Illustrated step-by-step sewing
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ACiREEABiUTY . ," .
.: ''Why don't yoo try ttf make your
self agreeable?" asked the reproving
friend. . . .-. - ... ,
'.'My dear," said Miss Cayenne, , "a
desire to be agreeable haa spoiled my
disposition, . Yoo can't be agreeable
to -some' people without saying' sharp'
things about others,1! f' '5b,V;;
They iTeofc Tanu " ,
"IIow many ' wives did Solomon
: "I dunno. A hundred or two.
"I was wondering bow he foun
room for them all in one back seat
of his chariot." Portland Express.
Oa With the Daac
"Didn't you say let's get together
add get somewhere?" i, ?
"I did," answered Mr. Dustln Stax.
"But when I requested a grand march.
the band struck up a wait and, we
Just kept on going round and round."
. At Least, Gria' -
' We'll never speak to Wilms, the
waitress, again. - ,
"This soup tastes funny," we said.
"Well, then, why don't yoe, laff?"
said Wllma. Atchison Globe. .