THE BAKERSF1ELD CALIFOHNIAJS, MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, EDUCATIONAL * Q\K HUMOROUS '7* CURIOUS WORLD By FERGUSON IT IS TAKEN FROM THE *S»N Of THE NORTH, * OM THE /\AARINSR'.T COMPASS. THE CHINESB CLAIM T9 HAVE UfRDTHI. SIGN AS* EARLY AS 2634 6.C. e 1*M IT NM MMVKC. HK. A5 LATE AS THE I6TH CENTURA SWALLOWS WERE BELIEVED TO HIBERNATE IN THE MUD AT THB BOTTOM OF STREAMS/ TO PROVE THIS THEORDJ RED THREADS WERE TIED AROUND THE LESS OP NUMEROUS SWALLOWS; .SOME Of WHICH WERE RECAPTURED THR NEXT VBAR, AND, SINCE THE STRINSS WERE UNFAOED, FAITM IN THE eBUEF WAS SHAKEN. •.. I7HO... SIDE GLANCES By GEORGE CLARK I ._ nniKifnijfassr It's top my wife. She likes romantic characters." THE TINYMITES By HAL COCHRAN OUT OUR WAY By WILLIAMS PUT THIS OKI , SO X- CAM «Brr OONNM AMD PEAO \M PEACC . IHEAD THE STORY. THEN COLOR THE PICTURE) (rieturtt by Klni) M Y HANDS nre gettlne nil tired out," Bald Windy. "Gee, without a doubt, I've cut a hundred valentines and pasted them up fine. "I'm elad that I have lent a hand, 'cnuse people all around the land are golne to pet a treat when they receive ;i valentine." Then Duncy said, "I've done my share, and done It well. Why, jufit look there! I'll bet, If you will coum iiilno, you will find the most of all. "We'd better mall them rlKlit nwny und finish up the Job today. If they're to reach their destinations, now's no time to stall." • * • "Hoy, wait a minute! I'm not through. I still have several I must rto," said Coppy. "Como nnd help me. It won't take us very Ions." Kind Scouty promptly gave htm aid und shortly everyone was made. "They're ready for the mall box," Windy urled, where they belong!" The valentine man shouted. "Gcf! I'm just as tickled us can be. I've never had such valentines. Each one Is made just right. "There Is a mall box Just outside.' Then Scouty very loudly cried, "Come on, lads, wo will mall .them. They'll be on their way tonight." * * « Knoh Tlnymito then grubbed u stack. "Hush out, liidn. nnd then rush right bark, so you cnn mull somu more ot them," cried Scouty. with a Brln. And then the mulllm? rush began and, how tho Tlnymftes nil run. "Wo'ro IniKlor, right now," fcaiil one, "than wo have ever boon." Just thfn tho whole litmdi heard n round that made them gazu up from , tho ground. Tho Valentino man shouted, "It'.H thu mull plane, lad». | Hurray'" ! Tho pilot landed. Then ho roared, "Help load tho valentines aboard!" The TlnleM did. and very noon the hi* tiliino FHlled away. OUR BOARDING HOUSE By AHERN AW HEAR,. .._.. ANA ON A MILK T>»TE,AN X YO ALL AIN % T ALLOWED MUFFIN "BUT MU-K/ NOW,-DAT'S ALL-RIGHT TO'-BABIES,, •fcUT WVW VO NEED IS VICTUALS? TELLVO WHUT-~6\B ME A TOLLAW AN' AHVL CbIT MAU WIPE TO FRY YO A MESS OB CHICKEN ,WIF SOUTHERN •BISCUITS, YOWZA? A^LL SNUK IT •DOWN IN TW V BASEMENT -~' VO TO EAT ! TS TT! JASON: YOU, A THOUSAND T\MES ! TP«.EO OMCKEN ANtai B»SCU^TB-UN\-MJ ^A "REPAST T=VT FOR THE ©ODS OF OUVMPUS/' AVA^JASOMj WHAT A ST&KUNCb PRVENU VOU ARE, tCjAD K I ^A ~-F»-RST, JASON / ^^VBISM »Y ni* »mv>ccme.i>M.u.».y*T.crf. * '*: THE GUMPS Now You Sec It—Now You Don't By SIDNEY SMITH _ IS TME ROOK BIM. FOOMD- »bY -TO KEEP- c tHA.Y MIN OlSCOVKRE AMB CLTT OUT TO HlbE TWE DIA/iNOND FROM THE &ENTLEMAM FRIEND TV»AT TILDA fAET M THE ICCMEM'S BAU.- 2-1: \ HOPE HE DIDN'T JT- I SAW W«rA POT IT RKtrHT HERE ON TM£ WAKT TO MOST RETURN BOOK.T& THIS »& nwe BOOK VM> LOOKING POR,- » BtM, »TAKT» OUT TO RETO^N \ TWE BOOK- HE I* &OINW TO DROP IM ' THE WE VTWOSS' OW HIS W>^r it TOWN*- TUCKED CAREfULlS ONOSR. V- LITTLE DOES HE REALITE . IT CONT/KIMS- V40ULD MAMKS EYE? ' IP V4E KNEW - VJOOLt* M.IN ZA.NDEK feET A, B»6r IF M§ BOOTS AND HER BUDDIES It'd Be Tough on Ferdy! By MARTIN oooo* \v. VX \ CiXR, VWSSZfc 50 — C\KR< \ I'M OVK TOONJV V\\\A "YOU FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS Nearer and Nearer! By BLOSSER HEW? THAT, BILLY? THE BEAT OF DEUM5 // AYE AYE. T DOW'T LIKE. THE. SOUND OF 'EM.... IT MEANS TROUBLE. giTTIMG IN AMAZEMENT, WHILE THE SERIS CONTINUE. THEIR WEIRD, BARBARIC RITE5, FRECKLES 13 BECOMING A TRIFLE UNEASY — WHO WOULDN'T ? GOSH.' 1 THOUGHT UNCLE HARRY AWD BILLY BOWLEG5 WOULD BE. HERE NOW .'.' WELL - ANYWAY, THEY'RE PUTTIN 1 ON A GOOD SHOW FOR ME — THE NEWFANGLES (Mom'n Pop) A Fast Worker! By COWAN •5OPC tT T \NENTY-nVE BOCKS WILL BE JUST SMALL CHANCE TUS LET'S GO 1 WELL. HAND \T T' AL, FOLKS ! I MET PAUL HARTLEY-AN OLD FWEND—HCM> OP A Bl<3 CORPOPWION—I'M H^NC LUNCH WITH WM T'MOWPOW,TO TALK OVER A BIG 008 HE'S GOTLINEI5 UP FOR ME WAVE VOU GOT TWENTY-FIVE BUCK'S ON VOU . CHICK. THAT 1 CAN HAVE *? PAUL AS GOOD AS SAID THAT THIS OOB'LL BE GOOD FOP TEN THOU A VEAR HAPPY DAYS ARE MERE AGAIN.' t'LL TELL YOU-LET'S GO OUT AND IT'S CHICK"? PAY WELL,VOU LEAVE: THIS T'ME-VOUVE HAD A PLACE T"3LEE9 AND FOOD TEAT. HWVEN'TCHA 1 ? YOU'LL HAVE TX5ET SOME OR A JOB- ONE OF THE TWO BOV, THAT'S CELEBRATE: I '
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