Lula Faulkenburg, PHS Teacher, 68, Jan 5, 1965, Tucson, AZ
forced its ] -- Citizen Photo She Bombed Charlie Mrs. Lula Faulkenburg started the new year with splash, solving Citizen Charlie's crossword puzzle. came to the Citizen newsroom yesterday to claim $200 jackpot and immediately made plans to purchase a slide projector with her winnings. Charlie's Tamer Finds His Puzzles Educational Almost everyone knows Citizen Charlie . . . a bundle of fun and a tricky word artist who sometimes showers crossword puzzle contestants with hand- ome cash prizes. But Charlie has another virtue: he can be educational, too. This is straight from Mrs. Uila Faulkenburg, a retired rchoolteacher who has just amed Charlie to the tune of $200. . "I BELIEVE this crossword )uzzle is helpful to students, especially those of high school age," Mrs. Faulkenburg said yesterday as she picked up her jrize at 1!he Citizen newsroom. 'It is good for their vocabu- ary." City Seeking Applicants For 2 Jobs The City of Tucson is looking :or administrative interns and Duilding inspectors, Personnel Director David Fitzgerald said today. Fitzgerald said the building inspector I job pays from $480 to $575 a month and is open to ligh school graduates with extensive experience in construction. Deadline for applications is Jan. 16. Mrs. Faulkenburg, of 5142 Peach St., has been trying beat the pesky Charlie since August. And after a close cal] (she had one word wrong the jackpot was up to $550) finally scored last week. The jackpot came in the of a wonderful New Year's gift. The former schoolteacher has long had her heart set on purchasing a slide projector. "My hobby is photography. And I can afford to purchase a projector" she explained. "It will be nice not only for me, friends." ORIGINALLY FROM Indiana, Mrs. Faulkenburg came to Arizona six years ago. She taught at Page in northern Arizona before moving to Tucson. Last year she taught at Treehaven School before retiring. But when it comes to Citizen Charlie, the 68-year-old Mrs. Faulkenburg js far from being retired. "I'll keep after Charlie. I'll try to beat him again. "And perhaps I can do it my own pet system. I don't consult the dictionary too often when I fill out his puzzle. do try to understand the thinking of the people who put together. I try to understanc their command of the English language. "Yes . . . I think again."