Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on October 29, 1970 · Page 20
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•Junior Editor Quiz on- DOLPHINS POLPHIN- This is a -fish, with/ -fins, and tf it das.au Head Daily Times Herald Features . . • Comics OUR BOARDING HOUSI with MAJOR HOOPLf Thursday, October 29, 1970 Eatables Answer re Previous Futile IS THAT CLEAR?- OR ARE YOU STILL MOm CONFUSED f QUESTION; Is the dolphin a mammal or a fish? ANSWER: In ancient days, the Greeks observed certain large fish-like looking creatures in the sea, which resembled each other,, at least from a distance. They gave the general name dolphin to these creatures and venerated them as sacred to Apollo. Dolphins, they thought, were friendly creatures who carried the souls of the blest to the islands of Delight. At the same time, poems were being written about the brilliant colors of the dolphin when it came to die. But the Greeks were badly tangled in their natural history. Without realizing it, they were talking about two entirely different animals: one, a deep water fish, the other, a small whale, which is a warm­ blooded mammal. Our pictures show the difference in appearance. At top is the large tropical fish with a blunt head called dorado, or dolphin. This is the dolphin which changes to brilliant colors as it dies. The dolphin at bottom is the one not a fish but a mammal, often called a porpoise. These are the smart animals which seem to communicate with each other by making clicking and buzzing sounds. So, a dolphin can be either a fish or a mammal. (Karen Baumann of Ft. Collins, Colo., wins a prize for this question. You can win $10 cash plus AP's handsome World Yearbook if your question, mailed on a postcard to Junior Editors in care of this newspaper, is selected for a prize.) ACROSS 1 Fruit used in jams 8 Drupe fruit 13 Repeat 14 Rockweed, sea moss, sea lettuce.etc. 15 Special aptitudes 16 More uncommon 17 Timid 18 Four-parted (comb, form) 20 Conjunction 21 Craggy hill 22 Hypothetical structural units 24 Burdened, as a ship 27 Pierced with a spear 31 Russian man's name 32 Observe 33 Completed 34 Bargain event 35 Feminine proper name 36 Love to excess 37 Offer to view 39 Measuring instrument 40 Danish county 41 Century (ab.) 42 Organ of hearing 45 and eggs for breakfast 47 Wager 50 Thrall 52 Public- speakers 54 Part of a television set 55 Sparta was its capital 56 Sends forth 57 Slim DOWN 1 River islets 2 Chief god of Memphis 3 Depend 4 Choler 5 Ohio city 6 Musteline mammal 7 Decisive EranuHiii starts amo; wmmm. SGSB BSBBM§| trial 8 Pompous show 9 Guide's note 10 Site of Taj Mahal 11 Biblical city 12 Group of horses 19 Grow mature 21 Feminine appellation 23 Make sorrowful 24 Speech . impediment 25Agalloch . 26 Alms 27 Dispatched 28 Plant part 29 Grafted (her.) 30 Forest creature 32 Christmas visitor 38 Smoldering remains of a fire 39 Threaten 41 Sea skeleton 42 Italian city 43 Astringent 44 Hindu queen 46 Mountain passes 47 Series E—48 Iroquoian Indian 49 Former Russian ruler 51 Animal doctor (coll.) 53 Unit of weight TIZZY By Kate Osann 21 24 25 26 31 3+ 37 40 I III III Ml 'i 51 50 54 56 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ii I*' 13 14 15 16 17 • 19 • 2d 46 • 53 * 48 49 52 • 53 55 57 79 CARNIVAL By Dick Turner "There's a rumor going around that we're secretly engaged. Are we?!" SIDE GLANCES By Gill Fox 'I've been afraid of this ever since we started this equality business!" BUGS BUNNY By HEIMDAHL fir STOFFEL 'Congratulations! I didn't think it was possible, but you've out-uglied them all!" CAPTAIN EASY By CROOKS tr LAWRENCE VOU'RE GlVlWd M£ ELPR\TCH'& BROOM? /A MEMENTO' (OF^UKVI^ir THE FLINTSTONES ly HANNA-BARBIRA ALLEY OOP By V. T. HAMLIN WINTHROP By DICK CAVALLt HELLO? THIS IS MR. WORTLE SPEAKING. was <AVAUJ NQ-NO..-WORTLE. AS IN TURTLE; NO, THIS IS NOT A TALKING TURTLE?/ LOOKS LIKE ITS GOING TO BE ONEOF THOSE DAYS. !6H FRECKLES By HENRY FORMHALS CAMPUS CLATTER By LARRY LEWIS

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