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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, November 6, 1954
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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 1954 BLYTHEVILLE (AKK.) COURIER ITEWS PUZZLES THINGS ID DO STORIES Test Skill With These Puzzlers - Puzzle Lane Varieties: CROSSWORD ACHOSS 1 Runner on snow 4 Pronoun 7 Go by aircraft 9 Group of players 10 Harvesl 11 Against 12 Apostle (ab.) 13 Organ of hearing 15 Senior (ab.) 16 Pint (ab.) 18 Novel 20 Symbol for sodium 22 Great Lake 24 Famous garden 26 Dispatched 27 Ripped 28 Number 19 Tier Puzzle Answers lassv QHOM SIWOH saoao anosan J.S3I 3H M : 31ON'ViaJ, '.KANOKOH 'aaois :NIVHO MO =3 a N a V|M] as i JL w v =3 H a o a N a e i a M w v i 3 2 V J. a M 3 d 0 M N 1 V a i 3 X 3 S a^a l| 6 A V aa 3 V x s IdHOAtSSOHO Easter Island Easter Island is a lonely little island in the South Pacific about* two thousand miles west of its owner, Chile. It is so named because it was discovered on Easter Day, 1722. On the island are gome stone figures, which are the remains of a long-dead civilization. DOWN 1 Girl's name 2 Retain 3 Boy's name 4 Oriental coin 5 Head coverings ' 6 Persian prince 8 Open (poet.) 9 Sailor 14 High card 16 Nuisance 17 Large plant 18 Seine 19 Moist 20 Fiddling Roman emperor 21 Afresh 23 Hostelry 25 Drone bee » • • WORD CHAIN Change STORE to BLOCK in i six moves by changing one let- i tec at a time and having a word each change. * • « HOMONYM Puzzle Pete's missing words sound alike, but they are spelled differently. Finish the sentence correctly: He didn't want la do anything to his chances of finishing the final on time. TRIANGLE Puzzle Pete's triangle is based on Ihe WEATHER. The second word is "a musical note"; third •'a vegetable"; fourth "trial"; fifth "a fruit"; and sixth "to save." Complete the triangle from these clues: W E ' A T H E WEATHER WORD SQUARE Rearrange the letters in each row to form- a good word and then rearrange the rows of words so they will read the same down cross: A E E- 0 A & & O o 1 £ 1 p D O £ M R R Kl T R 9 9 R A Page For of All Ages Word Game Answers ANSWERS: ]—b. 1000 years. 2—a. A student of the mind. 3—d. A doctor who works with children. 4—c. A place where soldiers buy supplies. 5—a. Ill will. 6—d. A minor error. 7—b. [A A kind of onion. 8—c. A dress Keepsake. 6 — Church. 7 — Legible. 8— Termite. Sound Effect "Quackety— quackety — quack — ornament. 9—d. A choice between two ways of behaving. 10—b, A young swan. ANSWERS: These common words of four or more letters, and perhaps others, can be made from the letters in AIRPLANE: Paean, Pail, Pain, Pair, Pale or Paler, Pane, Panel, Panier, Pare, Peal, Pearl, Peril, Pier, Pile, Pine, Pineal, Plain or Plainer, Plan, Plane, Plea, Pear, ANSWERS: 1—C, 2—A, 3-D, -E, 5—B. ANSWERS: 1-rPrairie dogs. 2—Squirrels. 3—B e a v e r s. 4— Bear. 5—Chimpanzees. ANSWERS: 1—Decode. 2—Enliven. 3—Tomato. 4—Mama. 5—| own people. quack—quack"— duck parade on track a skiltery Across the pond, while the swans look down Wiih a hoity-toity long-necked frown For the terrible noise of that teen-age pack: "Quackety — quackely — quack — quack — quack!" — Lewette B. Pollock Indian Warfare Indian warfare upon our frontier came to an end with Ihe Sioux uprising of 1890 and the death of their famous chief, Sitting Bull. General Miles of the U. S. Army quickly suppressed this outbreak and Chief Sitting Bull was killed by his GRID STARS OF TOMORROW On rrassr gridirons of grade and high tchooh thwt autumn days are performlnf the football great* of the future college games. While a great «tep awa.r from fonn*l education, football can teaob youth a lesson. High school recruiting of collet* material i* part of Ih* collegiate system. U i* neldoin that a great player hasn't had seasons of experience hi hte home town letf tie. It is convincing proof that while natural ability Is Important practice and knowledge (education) are Hte keys to HUCCCM. Sports -Basketball Invented in 1891 BY HAROLD CLUCK TT is a beautiful spring day down South. You and your friends are gathered in the school jard. "Somebody ought to invent a game we could all ploy. One that isn't dangerous and yet full of pep," remarks one of the boys present. Jt is ,a nasty rainy day up .North, You are all in the school 'gymnasium. Sort of feeling a bit blue and glum. "Why can't some genius figure out a game we could play indoor* while it is nasty outdoors?" suggests one of the girls. Such a game was actually invented. One that can be played by boys and girls of all ages. And indoors or outdoors. In fact millions of people play this game. , It all started in the year 1801. A young athlete, Jim Naismilh, had to ihe famous Springfield, Mass., Y.M.C.A. to learn all he could about physical education. Football was, and still is, a •ather rough game. Young Jim started to figure out a game that could be played within the walls of (hat gymnasium. He got hold of some peach baskets. Tf you organised a team, had them aim ball at the baskets, you ought to have a lot of excitement. Strange as it seems, one of the c"flicult problems was to get the Party Idea —Try Soda Straws for Amusement BT ERMA REYNOLDS A SODA STRAW party! Doesn't that sound like super tun? You'll need lots of soda straws, an empty milk bottle, a big bowl of popcorn, and as many paper *upe as guests. From tfrssue paper, cut out many squares, circles or dolls— any shape, but not too large. First, give each player a straw and a cutout. Have everyone line up against one wall. Have them place the cutouts on the floor in front of them, in an even row. Each player uses his straw to blow his cutout to the oppo-jsue onto the end site wall. Then he sucks his tis- H'AINT AIR AROUMP THE 8f(3 WIWD backwards to the start. I/ the paper drops the player must inhale it back. Then the first part of the race is repealed, only this time each tries to blow the others' cutouts out of the way while he blows his own to the finish line. Now divide your guests into two lines. Be sure each player nas a cutout and a straw. The Jeariers inhale their cutouts onto the ends of their straws, then exhale them onto the straws of the next players, and so on. If a cutout falls it must he inhaled back. Winning team demands a forfeit. Now put your bowl of popcorn on the floor. Give each player a paper cup and straw and have them kneel around the bowl. Players suck out popcorn, one piece at a time, and place it in their cups. Allow five minutes for this race. Time for another relay. Each person has cup and straw. The cups of the two leaders each hold 10 pieces of corn. At the signal each leader sucks up a piece and places it in the cup of the second player, who passes it on the same way. Last player in line keeps all the corn in his cup until the race ends. Next, place the milk bottle on the floor. Kach player in turn stands an outstretched arm's length from the bottle and tries to drop in 10 straws, one at a time. After this game, serve cookies and botllen of soda pop with, of course, soda straws! ball out of ihe basket. At first, a student would go up to the gallery, climb over the rail, and reach into Jhe basket for the ball. That was too much trouble. Second advancement was to get hold of a ladder and climb up for the ball, final step was to cut out the bottom so that the ball fell right through. There were no «et or printed rule* at first. TN 1802, Mr*. Senda Berenson Abbott, first editor of ihn Women's Basketball Guide, made for girls at Smith College adap- ations of the game which prevail in women's basketball today. Apparently age isn't even a limit in this game. In South Hoyaltori, Vermont, there is an unusual baaetball team. It is composed of all grandmothers. And they haven't as yti lott a game. For further Information about basketball read these books: 1. "A Handy Illustrated Guide to Basketball." Edited by Sam Nisenson. Perma Sports Library. (3& cents). ., 2. -'Basketball for Girls." By Wilhelmine E. Meissner and Elizabeth Yoend Meyers. A. S. Barnes & Co.. (Barnes Dollar Sports Library.) 3. "Basketball and Indoor Baseball for Women." By Helen Frost and Charlet Digby Wardlaw. Charles Scribner'a Soni. 4. "Sports and Games," By Harold Keith. Chapter 3: "Basketball." Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 5. "Active Games and Contests." By Bernard S. Mason and Elmer D. Mitchell. Chapter 15: "Game* of the Basketball Type." A. S. Barnes and Company. Clothespins Keep Lights in Place CHRISTMAS lights have away of slipping and sliding on Christmas tree branches. To take care of this problem make somi; useful tree ornaments from clomp-style clolhcBpins. Paint the pini with bright red .paint. When the paint is dry, print the words MERRY CHRISTMAS down the front of the clothespin with while paint. For variety, cover some of the clothespin)! with glue and while the glu« is wet roll tht pin in gold or silver glitter. This glitter can be purchased 'in stores that sell art or craft supplies. Do make some oC these clever holders. They make a g.iy and useful ornament /or the Christmas tree. For a New Adventure Make Friends by Mail BY CAPT. HAL Woitld you like to have a faraway friend? Jitat pkk o«t one of the bpyi or girk whotc letttri art published btfow —and write! Dear Captain Hal, I am U years old. My hobby ii collecting pap*r dolts. I wi*h ID t an artist whtn I grow older, because I love to draw and design dresses. J would like to hear from both boys and |irl«. Marilyn Weems, Route 2, Aurora, Neb. * * • Dear Captain Hal, I am 12 years old. My favorite sports are swimming and horseback riding. I have a horn of my own. I likt very much to collect movie star picture!. I would like to hear from boy* and girls from all over the world. Sandra Porter, R. F. D. No. 2, Knightstown, Ind. * * * Dear Captain Hal, I have three brothers and one small sister. There are no girls my age In this neighborhood to talk to, so could you please put my letter in the paper? I am U years old. My hobby is collecting all kinds of dolls and I enjoy getting letters In the m*tl. Dee Van Der Wielen, 140fl Blake Avt.. Racine, Wis. Dear Captain Ha!, 1 would like to have pen pals from all over the United SUtei. I am R girl 13 years of age. My hobble* are pen pain, doge, reading, hiking and photography. Carol Prochniak, 817 Monroe Avt., Aacine, Wis. * • • Dear Captain Hal, 1 am a girl 12 years old. My hobbles are baseball and swimming. I would like to have pen pals of all ages write me. Barbara Hood, 122 East Third St., Long Bench, Mis*. * * * Dear Captain Hat, 1 am H boy 12 year! eld. I would like boys and girli of 12 and 13 to write to. My hobbiM are drawing airplanes and collecting cards, Robert Davis, Box 245, Great Bend, Kan. fD*»r Cap**m H»l, I an • firl It y«Hf oM. hobbiM are pm p*k, part eard** stampc and movi« itars. I Kk* all aportf, wptcially Vera Oberhan, SOiWh St. H. W.., Waverly, Iowa. Jerome, Mont., An Odd Town THE TOWN Or JEKOMI i* Central Arizona littrally hanfl tht aidt at it«p Minfu* Mountain near iti top. Onct during a big ilide, tht tit j jail tumbled acroaa tht . alrwt • and slid about 100 Ittt down tht hllL Tourists art nomttimtt frightened on their fir it drive through tht town, but today tht highway is aafe and aecurV When the whitt tiplonra (rat camt they found tht Indiana picking nativt copptr mit of Mingus Mountain from ' which thty fashioned crudt omamtMf. They madt body paint from th* gr«n copper ore. In tht 1880'a tht UnHed r«rdt Mint waa «st«bliihid, and in* town ot Jerome WM built Brouixd it. It grew from • (hack town to a mining etnttr of 15,000 ptr* aona. Then tht Phclpt-podf* Corf. bought tht mint and durinf World War H nhauattd ita rich dtep underground ort, 8om* «f tht thatti wtnt down 400* tett or mort. With tht exhaustion rt NIC mint tht rnincri movttl out and by 1953 tht town had becooit Ariiona'i ntwHt ghoat town. At one timt Jeromt WM called the tou|h«rt town in Ariima, hut lout ill title to Tombatont. About 700 ptriona ailll Hvt in Jtrome; mo«t o( them own ihtta hom« there and livt on penaiont. In 1*53 tht Jtromt Historical Society wax organlred. Thty convtrted an old nloon building into a museum which now houit* all tht relics and documtnh ef the town's history. During it« Arit year k tnttrttlnid 14,414 visitor*. Pencil Fun -Huck,Tom Sawyer Need RiverCoIored FIVE species OF TOADS ARE FOUMD IW NEW MEXICO BUT THE .AND -THE BULL AKETHE ONLY TRUE FROGS W THE SMTE., WordGanJes j-Work on These in Your Spare Time ISLANDS OP THE B4QFIC HUNTWILD OVTTLEWITH HARPOONS,LACK!WG GUNS _____ = ^___^_, , .. -------- . IS THE Cffiff INDUSTRY OF ALA5M,WH£RETHESALMON PACK ALONE HAS AH ANNUAL VALUE (2ANGING FROM 6O MILLION TO 90MILLION POLLARS...COP, HALIBUT, HERRING CLAMS. CRABS AMP SHRJMPARt ALSO FfeHgP OWMeBCHUX HERE ARE some Game* With Words and other pastimes (or your entertainment. Following are some tricky big words. See if you know their meanings. 1. Millennium means (a) the end of the world, (b) 1000 years, (c) being able to walk a mile, or (d) acquiring $1,000,000. 2. A psychologist is one who is (a) a student ot the mind, (b) a tiresome speaker, (c) a doctor who works with children or (d) a student of history. 3. A pediatrician ii (a) a schoolteacher, (b) a good walker, (c) a foot doctor, or (d) a doctor who worki with children. 4. A canteen is (a) a covering for a bed, (h) a dance, (cj a place where soldiers buy sup- nMM. o» t/U Bail it a l*ur warn. fi. Rancor maans (») iil will, (b) by chance, (c) of high degree, or (d) heavy. 6. A peccadillo is (a) a musical instrument, (b) a pickle, ,(c) a bull fighter, or (d) a minor error. 7. A icallion is (s) a rascal, (b) a kind of onion, (c) a kitchen boy, or (d) something very hot. 8. A sequin is (a) a fish, (b) a very large tree, (c) a dress ornament, or (d) a itory continuing an earlier one. B. Dilemma nuani (a) a flavoring, (B) a garden flower, (c) 'A process in arithmetic, or (d) a choice between two -way« of bt- having. 10. A cygnet ic (a) tomethlng girls wear in their hair, (b) a young »wnn, i!c) a enrcftttic remark, or (d) ttaatac roar name. OOKENB of wordi c«r. bt mxte from tht letten found in AIRPLANE. But you are to find only tho«e beginning with P. There are at leaitt 21, having four or more letters. Sn how manjr you can think of. No l*tt«r except A can b< used more than once in any word. Proper names are barred. • • « Animals have clais namei bc- cfliue of their characteristics, In the nrit paragraph «r« Mi« class namea of animals for you to match with gpAciflc characterji- tici in tht aecond paragraph. 1—Ruminant. 2—Mammal. 1— Amphibian. 4—Quadruped. I— Vtrtebratt. A—Animal which irivx milk for it« young. R—Animal having backbont. C—-Animal that tu4. D-Anim»l «b»t Hvtt both on land and in watflc. E—Animal having four ftet. • • .» 1. What animals live m burrows? 3. What anWmals usually build nests in hollow trees? 3. What animals build home: of sticks and mud and havt an underground door? 4. What animal would you expect to find living in * cave? 5 Whit largt animali o(Mn build stick nests in treu? BEFORE AND AFTER — co - - To translate J. - - llv - - To pep up 3. - - ma - - A vegttablt 4. - - - - A parent 5. - - epsa — A souvenir 8. - - ur - - Place of worship 7. - - gib - - Easy to rt»4 I. — rmi - - An insect l.Cut 8 slits about Ik inches long around thi edgeofa " PLATE like this. 2. SOAK THE a ATE IN WARM WATER .FOR A60Ufl5 MINUTES. 3.Prfiss between sheets or NEWS 4 FIT PL ATE OVER A 5 INCH CEREAL BOWL.BESURE FLARS ARE ALL GOING THE SAMEWAY. PUTA SECOND BOWL OVER THE 5. GLUE FLAPS WITH CASEIN ANDDECORATEftirHW COLOR

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