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THE PHAROS-TRIBUNE and LOGANSPORT HBESS,. LOGANSPOET, INDIANA VOUNG FOLKS In Far-Off Countries, a Helping Hand — U.N. Aids Millions of Children WorW Celebrates 15th Year A f^lass of milk is. serious business to these youngsters (upper left) in Burma. This United Nations'' milk bar supplies a cup during lunch time at their school in Mandalay. During the Korean war', children were among the worst to suffer. Orphans, like those in upper-right photo, were cared for in U.N. orphanages. Relay AFTER THE FIRSTJIAYERW EACHSIDEEATSACRACKER HE MUST WHISTLE THE FIRST STANZA OF THE STAR , SPANGLED BANNER BEFORE THESECONDJWERMAYEAT A CRACKER... W£/5«577£AM WWfi/CHAU EAT MDWHSTLE... POP THE BAG PLACE STACKS OF PAPER BAGS ABOUT 15 FEET FROM THE TEAMS (ONSSrACKFQR EACH7EAM-1BMFOREACH PLAYER... ...APLAYER RUNS FRO/A THE C50AL...BLOWSUPAEAe.fl3(5 IT AND RETURNS TOTHEgCftL .Jf/£SSCOfJDPLAY£K ON THE TEAM DOES THE SAME... FIRST TEAM FINISHED...WINS f Halloween Is Fun Barry is a scary ghost— , Patey is a bunny— Paul is in a pirate suit; Don't we all look funny? Halloween is so much fun— Going Trick or Treating; Knocking, at the neighbor's door To get a friendly greeting. —Kay Canuner Florabelle Left Her 'Home' For a Career on the Stage Florabelle was a little, black, sand flea. She lived with her father, mother, and seven brothers and sisters on a large shaggy dog. She had a nice, warm home, and plenty to eat. She had her brothers and sisters to play, with, but Florabelle wanted more than that. She .wanted to be a dancer, a very famous dancer, on a stage with an audience. • ., • So all day she practiced flying leaps and spins until her mother w p u l.d say crossly, "Florabelle, be still! The landlord will make us move. Be quiet. I hear his foot moving closer." One day when she had been dancing very hard, her mother said, "For goodness.sake, Florabelle, go and play on the sand before the landlord throws you out." So Florabelle went outside and hopped in the sand. Close by was a bright red cloth lying on the sand so she hopped on it. It was so soft and eozy that she fell-sound asleep. The next thing she remembered was being wrapped up in the cloth and she couldn't get out She wondered what was going to happen-to her. After a long time the .cloth was shaken hard and Florabelle fell out and onto a large white circle. "Look!" a man said. "A lovely .flea. Just the one for our ballet dance in the flea circus." That night a big light was turned on the large white circle and many people^ came to see Florabelle. dance. They clapped their .hands and Florabelle was so happy she could hardly breathe. . Florabelle was sure she was dreaming until the man picked her up. carefully by the wire and put something on-her head. As soon as he put her down again. she hopped over, to the little silver coach and looked in the ..s-h.in.ing side. Sure enough! There was a tiny golden crown on her head. A week later the important people really did come to see her. Florabell* was sure one was a Queen for she was so beautiful. Florabelle's practicing had made'*her perfect for she danced as she had never danced before. Everyone clapped their hands and cried, "What a marvelous dancer!" So Florabelle's dream came true. She had become very famous indeed. —Ramoncita Sayer O'Connor Brain Teaser "OU" PUZZLER The purpose of this game is to tell, What each spell. . OU — is milled from wheat, — OU — ii the opposite of sweet. To — OU — means go from place to place, The — OU Is' part of the face. ' — OU is the shape of a ball, . A — OU is a rodent small. Two — OU — — add up to the sum of eight, - OU ;. _ j, a beautiful southern state. 'ou" word should 'smoj 'ssnojM 'punojj 'jnog 'SHSMSNV United Nations symbol. This month has a special meaning for g r o w n - ups and children all over the world. Oct. 24 is United Nations Day. This year is the 15th anniversary of the U.N. The meaning of the United Nations Organization can be learned from the symbol which appears on its flag. All the continents .of the world are shown from the North Pole. The world is surrounded by olive branches—the symbol of peace. The U.N. works for peace in many .ways: by sending soldiers to prevent war, by. bringing food and medicine to people around the world, and by settling arguments over tables instead of battlefields. It works for peace mostly by showing .people everywhere that they can help each other. Glass of Milk Can Be Tastiest Thing on Earth If you could have anything y.ou wanted in the whola world, what would you ask for? Whatever it is, it probably wouldn't be a glass of milk. But do you know thai a glass of milk could be a dream come true lor millions of youngsters today? And thanks to the United Nations their wish is being granted. Through a plan U.N. International Happy with their new "beauty murks," two Mttle girls from India show off their tuberculoris test spots. They are among no million children to be tested and vaccinated in that country by the U.N. Children's Fund. Meat-Eating Flowers Can Be Deadly Most plants get their food through their roots, but some catch insects and "eat" them! The Butterwort grows in damp places, near brooks or in marshes. It has soft, broad leaves which are covered with a sticky substance that attracts insects. 'When an insect touches a leaf, the edge* of the leaf curl ';p tight and crush the insect. The plant then dissolves the insect. The Pitcher Plant receives its name from the fact that its leaves resemble pitchers. Rain water and juice .from the plant collect in the pitchers. On the inside of each leaf are long, bristly hairs that point downward. When an insect falls into the pitcher, the barrier of hairs prevent him from climbing out and he drowns; His body i* absorbed br the plant. Some of these pitcher plants are large enough to catch mice. roam HAPPENINGS IN SCIENCE Mighty Rig Dips Far Below the Water to Search for Oil HC TEMPLATE l£rTlUKACEWHEN B*KSH MOVES TO NSVf SfOT. UKEAMJGEBAR6E, ITIS TOWED TO THE DRIU.IN6 LOCATION WITH ITS THREE LESS RAISED AND DERRICK IN THE CENTER. ITHASAaSHORSANDbRlt.1- IN6 MACHINERY REQUIRED/: ASWEHAS UVJN6 QUARTERS FORTHE CREW. , AT DESIRED' LOCATION, THE IE6SBE6INTO DESCEND TOWARDTHE OCEAN FLOOR. WIU.DRIU.IN WATER UPTO 300 FT. DEEP. Visiting the "Blue Grass State": KENTUCKY REBUS Four items connected with Kentucky are hidden here. Find them by using the words and pictures to full advantage. THEIR ^MDMS AM N»XT ' HOW MANY? How many three and four- letter words can you form from the letters in KENTUCKY without using proper names? Puzzle Pete says he gets 10 three-letter words and 5 four- letter words. Can you beat him? CROSSWORD Puzzle Pete's crossword puzzle was given a snappy appearance by Cartoonist Cal, who placed it on a silhouette map of Kentucky: AS LE6S APPROACH THE00TTpM,THEY SiANTTO FORM A WIDE B>6E AND INCREASE STABILITY: "BARSE' TAKES ON ALOAD Of WATER TO FORCE CEGS INTO BOTTOM. THEN WArttJ IS REUSED AND THE ENT1 f?E PIMTORM RISES UNTIL tT IS ATTHE CORRECT HEI6HTABOVE ,THE OCEAN FOR PRIU.W6. DERRICK MOVES TO DRILLING POSITION. ACROSS 1 Frankfort is Kentucky's 7 Fruit drink 8 Malt drink' 9 Residence (ab.) 10 Land parcel 11 Dinner courses DOWN 1 Solicitude 2 Arabian gulf 3 Muisance 4 Story 5 Century plant 6 Permits BACKWARD CITIES If you have trouble figuring out these communities in Kentucky, try reading them backward: BLLIVSIVOL NOTGNI-XEL TROFKNARF AEREB NOTGNIVOC HACUDAP DIAMOND Floyd Collins CRYSTAL Cave is in Kentucky and gives a center for Puzzle Pete's word diamond. The second word is an abbreviation for "pairs"; third "one who pays"; fifth "a surgical thread" and sixth "operated". Complete the diamond: C R Y CRYSTAL T 'A L A Bad Shot A little boy with slingshot grand Went shooting all about the land. No other boy can shoot like me He thought, and shot a bird in the tree. Five wee mouths were open wide, Hungry babies starved" and died. O little boy with slingshot grand Think how you'd hate a song- less land. called the Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) younjr people in doieng of countries are fasting mnethinr that appear* on o«r kitchen tables «very day. Helping kids around the world is old stuff for UNIC,EF. In addition to dishing out tons of milk each day, doctors and nurses see feat children stay free from disease. In India alone, they are testing 170 .million children for tuberculosis. If they are found to have the disease they are treated. In Africa, a terrible disease called yaws brings blindness to millions. Thanks to the U.N. the sickness is cau?ht earlr in children and treated. In Mexico, UNICEF sends carpentry tools to young boys so that they can learn to make a living and build up their country. United Nations Week this year is Oct. 23 to 29—a time to remember the millions of children to whom a glass of milk means so much. Calico Family By Louise Darcy We have a calico cat Who has two calico kittens And even in summertime They all wear yellow, fur mittens. When it is snowy and cold, Chill winds make swaying trees tilt, . They sleep in a cozy cat bed Under a calico quilt Try Carving Statuettes In Paraffin '- Does your mother make j*l« ly? If so, perhaps she's got some leftover cakes of paraffin that she'll let you have to trr paraffin sculpturing. To start till* project, dcctdt on a simple subject to b« carved. A laiwe animal, w flower, with smooth tot o»U line* and not too nwnr ««t*M* worlw .out best. Mark the outline of the uncut cake of paraffin on i sheet of paper and sketch or trac« your subject in this outline. Cut put the sketched figure and place it in position on the take of paraffin. With a pin Mr needle, scratch its outline. Using a paring taitfe, *hav« off veiy small portions of *t paraffin, gradually working in to the scratched outline of your subject. i When the figure has been carved out, smooth anjr rourh edfei with your fingers and c«t in the necessary details an. til* figure iteelf. For extra : ness, slightly heat a knife : draw its flat side over all of the statuette. To make the carving durable, give it one or two eoit* of white shellac and glut it to a small wooden base. Try paraffin sculpturing. Kt lots of fun whether you're a fumble-ftngered dud or an artistic genius. —Erma TO SCULPTURe IM PARAFFIN FIE&T PR4W TUB FIQUKB OM A PIECEr OF- PAP&K- CUT OUT AVJP TTZACE: THE OUTLlUe ON THE V/AX- OFF- WAV WITH A PARING AtJt7 MOUNT OK4 A WOOD6U A rSINC CRAB CAUGHT NEAR.WODIAK ISLAND, ALASKiA T HAD A LEG OP 7 FEET, A RE CORD, i» VMM w • Mrt «n*iWM nttft tj fvmiann M Nnsptftr IHtrtriit AuxMitii—frillttt in USJL THE PUMA.OR AMERICAN LION WILL ATTACK JAGUARS AND GRIZZLY BEAR BUT NOT MAN.. CIES LIVE SEVERAL \YEAK5 UNDER VSWTER ONLY TO EMERGE AND DIE AFTg«,. A FEW DAYS IN THE AIR*. 100 SPE- OF A4AY*LY.., NOX3S TVXSAH3 SH<! O :ggaXIO OHVAXDV8

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