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GOLD-WINGED'BUTTERFLIES BRING GOLD TO
PURSE OF CLEVER ACtRESS
No "butterfly" of the social world or the stage is Beatrice Prentice,
well known actress. She's, called "the butterfly lady" because butterflies
are her hobby also the source of most of her income.
Miss Prentice buys butterflies in Brazil by the thousands and sells
them to New York florists, who imprison the golden winked-insects in bou
quets for fine ladies -who do not belong to humane society to wear.
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The wealth of the United Kingdom
in 1814 was computed at about $J2,
500,000,000 while a conservative esti
mate would place it now-at about
$85,000,000,000, an increase of 580
per-cent, while population has grown
130 per cent The income pi the
British people in this period has in
creased 700 per cent frdmj,$lfc500,-
060,000 to- $i2;o.OQ,odjo7obo.
Thirty-three years ago, when Mrs.
A. P., Frantz of Wenatchee, Wash.,
was a girl, she swallowed a needle:
Recently the needle made its appear
ance in her left leg and was removed;
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New shackles for convicts permit a
man to walk, as usual, but lock
should he bend .his knees far enough
totryto run, ..