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LEAF EATING INSECTS
IURI S TO OREST
TRESINLAK ERE
WOOD DESTROYED IN LAST 20
YEARS IS ENOUGH TO
CIRCLE EARTH-
SAWFLY IS WORST PEST
Professor Graham To Leave June 9
To Make Investigation Of
Conditions

Reeves Wins Honors OBSERVATORY RPORV
For Studies In Law
SHOWS NEW INDINGS
Following closely upon his recentS--
selection by the secretary of state
for member of an international s its irst anniversary, the
committee, Prof. Jesse S. Reeves, of University observatory at Naval
the political science *department, Hill in Bloemfontein. Orange Free
has lately been appointed to the State, South Africa. which was
committee for the preparation of dedicated in April. 1928. has re-
te t four-hundredth wr o F ann iveorsaryofdeiadinArl198hsr-
the wourk-ofndrdanciVriay te ported a number of discoveries, ac-
heminent Spanish jurist. The cele- cording to Prof. Ralph H. Curtiss,
brainoni topemhelurst theUni- of the astronomy department and
bration is to be held at th'e U -director of the Observatory located
ers it of Saa a San, udr here.
the auspices of the Spanish govern- During the first year of its ex-
mentg. The purpose of the affair is istence, the southern observatory
to brim together the most.eminent;_--,;__,Al _1-I

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Good ByeT
Hello.
O the Class of 1929 our
best wishes for the best
kind of treatment by the

Leaf eating insects are more in- authorities on international law tars. Members of the staff at
jurious to forest trees in the Lake from all over the world in com- naval Hill are Dr. R. A. Rossiter,
states than any other group of in- mereoration of Victoria, who was IVL K. Jessup, and H. F. Donner.
sects, Professor S. A. Graham of the h one o its most famous exponents. Continuing with the report, Prof.
entomology department'* ofth Tisonrs the seodPrfs Curtiss said that "the purpose of
school of forestry and conservation, sor Reeves has reecived within a establishing theaobservatory in the:
declared yesterday in comenting short time. He was chosen by the southern hemisphere is to examine
upon the work in forest entomology secretary of state as a member of stars in the southern sky which:
which will be undertaken this sum- the cooperative committee to ar- cannot be observed in the northern
ner by the Bureau of Entomology range the program for the coming hemisphere, and to detect the pres-
of the United States department of Pan-American Scientificcngress.ene ofu wnompanions asso-
agriculture,,the University of Mich-j Professor Reeves has now been ciated with southern stars.
I twice the recipient of governmental __________
igan, University of Minnesota, and honors in acknowledgment of his
tndfe in entaicommissiooutstanding work in international UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI.-
and fire prevention, law. In 1927 he was one of two Fraternities at this University havef
Prof. Graham, who recently re- representatives for the United supplemented their spring house
rangements were completed for this the iternatin commis- parties by various adoptions ofy
rangmens wre ompete fo thslson of American jurists for the a pig roast. This includes every-
week, expects to leave June 9 for 1codifcation of international law.Mthing from picnics to snipe hunt-
have been conducting investigations jecwalhoIagecurernti. -ng.
of forest pests in the Lake states sect at the Hague conference.
for a num ber of years. - 11111111111111111111111111 11 111111 1i 11111111111111111111111111111111l i 11
The two most harmful insects,
Prof. Graham said, are the larch
sawfly and the jack pine sawfly, s ( .=-
although the spruce budworm, he anca
said, has come in for its share of
attention. ~MYacSIC
"Our efforts are directedtoward
the solution of some of the prob-2
lems arising as a result of the ac-
tivities of these pests," Prof. Gra- Afternoons
ham stated. "These insects are en-=
emies of forest trees and have al- 2
ready caused heavy losses." The and
larch sawfly, he said, has in the ESTATE
past 20 years destroyed more-thanSTREETE
60 per cent of all the merchantable venings .
Lamarck in the Lake states. The
spruce budworm, during the same
period, has destroyed more than!
200,000,000 cords of balsam fir in .
the same area, in New England, and 111IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIlhIIIlIIIIIIIItIIIIIIIllIl
in eastern Caanda. "The wood thus
destroyed would be sufficient to =2hrete whl-cm u
supply our paper mills with raw 2Where the whole campus
material for half a century," Prof. keS the merry spirit of
Graham remarked. "If cut and me y
stacked in a pile four feet wide andMchigan.
fifty feet high such a volume c 21
wood would be sufficient to encircle 2
the earth at the equator."
"Results of our studies show that =
losses. of this sort probably can be
avoided by the application of prop-i "THE PARROT SPEAKS FOR ITSELF"
er methods of forest management. ;
What the best methods are we can
not say as yet. That is the purpose
of our forest insect investigations.111111111 1111111111111111111111111111111I t11111111I111i l 1111iit

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