Battle Creek Enquirer from Battle Creek, Michigan on February 17, 1973 · Page 23
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Battle Creek Enquirer from Battle Creek, Michigan · Page 23

Battle Creek, Michigan
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Saturday, February 17, 1973
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Super Sport: David Thompson David Thompson is one of the best college basketball players in the country today. He is a 6 foot, 4 inch guard for North Carolina State University, where he is a sophomore. He comes from Shelby, North Carolina, is 18 years old and the youngest of 11 children. His nickname is "Doctor D." Thompson is very good at jumping high off the floor without having to run. He is quiet and shy and likes listening to music and going to school. !v'7 if Ij Lord Baden-Powell The founder of the Boy Scouts was Lord Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell. He was a British army hero who. realized that boys needed exercise and outdoor activities.' He organized the Boy Scouts in Britain in 1907. Then years later, with the help of his sister, Agnes, he organized the Girl Guides. He was also a friend of Daisy Low, who helped found the Girl Scouts in this country. Baden-Powell was born on February 22, 1857. He died in 1941. (g) Mini Jokes Do jou WaoJlY 1 Mini Page Quiz-a-roo! Did Washington wear false teeth? frfrntr" Yes, George Washington did wear false teeth. They were very uncomfortable and hurt his gums. The uppers were made from the teeth of a hippopotamus and the lowers from elephant's tusk or ivory. They were very badly stained from drinking coffee, tea, and wine and chewing tobacco. Many people in Colonial times had no teeth at all because so little was known about dentistry. All that people knew how to do was to pull the teeth. In many cases, since there were no dentists, barbers did the pulling. Q. Why will a traveler never starve in the desert? A. Because of the sandwich is there! Brian Scott Boyer, Battle Creek Q. Why did the boy ghost whistle at the girl ghost? A. Because she was boo-tiful! Kim Gooding, Dowling "It's actually a fire sale," said the tired, worn-looking salesman. "If I don't make a sale, I'm fired! " Charlotte Spight, Battle Creek Q. What's long, has 3 feet, but cannot walk? A. A yardstick! Bobby Heath, Cold water FCR1RACKINC UP ttEft fLOCXl1. N0EW0M'T! MOM SS Fieofe. IS A eEl !( Q. What has eyes, but cannot see? A. A potato! -Terry Heath, Cold water lri Do you know a Mini Joke? Send us one with your name and address and we'll send yoa a Mini Reader Button. Send your Mini Jokes to: Mini Page, Enquirer and News, 155 West Van Buren Street, Battle Creek, Michigan 49MS. LET USNSrAU A CARE-FREE SHNYL-VfNYL FIOOA IN YOUR. KITCHEN 1405 W.MKHlfeV 1

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