[May 10th 1916]
tile area when it checks its advance to linger over the pasture, and soon devours every green thing. Locusts in many stages of development exist in the same stream. Most are of a uniform size but, in the same throng, may be found some, small and dark, bearing but the faintest suggestion of wings and others older, twice their size with wings fully half an inch in length.
The same thoughts ever impress the mind at the sight of this endless stream of insect life. How immense is this living flow; how powerful is the generative force that has brought these millions into being; and what wonderful instinctive sense guides the swarm of tiny creatures in an undeviating course across the trackless desert! The general trend of the locusts was