National Affairs: Miscellaneous Mentions: Sep. 6, 1926

The U. S. leads the world in the fight against noisome, noxious insects; has more scientific experts engaged in the battle than all other nations combined. This was the boast last week of Dr. L. O. Howard, chief of the Bureau of Entomology. The personnel of his bureau numbers 575, of whom 369 are scientific experts. From New Zealand, Holland, Spain, Germany, England come learned men to see how the U. S. handles the bug problem.

Representative John Q. Tilson, seldom quixotic, is a Connecticut Yankee in spite of the fact that he was...

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