> * ' (7 , ' , ' , THE PHAROS-TRIBUNE and LOGANSPORT 'PRESS, LOGANSPORT, INDIANA f fun of All Kinds , jj *•' Puxzlts—Storitf— I Things to Do—Ptn Pals j li> T • I T J. T* Its Trick or I rear lime A cross the Land Untidy Forest Witch Baked Wonderful Pies LIIlace was probably thi most untidy witch in all of the woods. She "threw-potato peelings in herJEront yard,and empty oyster cansJn her back yard. She let her hair hang down so long that she -was always-stepping on it The inside of her house was a sight, too. She never brushed the cobwebs from" her -walls. She said she thought they made pretty decorations and it was : too bad.to destroy-them when the spiders had worked so hard to make them. , But, Liliace had her ,'jood points. She fed the .squirrels, played jolly tones on the harmonica- and made delicious thimbleberry pies. When ier dooryard.got so littered that even Lillace herself couldn't stand it she would take her house apart, load it into a wheelbarrow and move to a new spot The house was just put together with chewing guni and pieces of string so it was easily taken down. But one day the other witches In that part of the woods put their heads together and decided that Lillace would have to move to a different forest. "I'm sick and tireo^of seeing our lovely place all littered np," said Vilace. "Her chewinr papers even, blow into .my yard." . Brain Teaser There really is no trick to this puzzle. Just add ONE letter to the beginning and TWO letters at the end of the words below to find the names of well-known BIRDS. '1. —IN- . . 2. —.ART — — : 3. — ILL- ' 4. — RIO ^ •5.'.—.HOE-—'— ' 6. — COT ".7. —LICK — —, 8. — WALL'——' 9. — PARR 10. —RACK Answers -.reds • -QT. '£ "You're right," agreed Chlo* rinda.-"And the way she.lets :her hair go makes me blush to be a witch. Nobody; expects-her to' have a permanent or even use curlers, but to go around stepping on itis-just too much. 1 Of course she is pleasanl and very generous with her pies," ventured Gilofena, who was a meek : -lrttle thing. -"So what!" snorted Vilace. ''That's 'no reason why she shouldn't~sweep~her house out once- a month, the way the rest of -us do." " "Wholl tell her to move? asked Gilofena. '1 won't." "I shall,"-said Vilace.. "I've old her more than once that I •going' to do something about those chewing gum pa- iers and this is-it." Lillace didn't make any fuss at all. "That's hbnkey dory with me," she said. "I was going to move again anyway, ril ust go farther out." She took her house down, put it in the wheelbarrow and started off. . . • Somehow or other the woods seemed awfully lonely without her. The-other witches misled her say tunes on the harmonica. They missed the squirrels who used to come around for acorni. And they missed her thimbleberry pies. One day GOofena said, "I'm going to'find where tillace-lives and move next-to her." "Better still,"' said Chlorinda, "ask ner-.to come. back here. Well all-pitch inland help her clean house twice a year." "If she'll cut her hair I'll even give her ;t -a : home permanent," added. Vilace.- "What's- more, since I was the one ,who asked her to-move I'd like to be the one to ask;her to come back again." —Mabel Harmer Cats of all sorts: CAT REBUS Use the words.and- pic'tun to full advantage to uncove the four cats Puzzle Pete ha hidden in his rebus: • CROSSWORD Cartoonist • Cal has placet 'uzzle Pete's crossword puzzle n the silhouette of our subject: Halloween By Kay Cammer Halloween is a goblin . Tapping at the door. Halloween is a witch In windows:at-the store. Halloween is costumed, ghosts Laughing up the street./— Halloween is a pumpkin face Playing-trick or treat \ ACROSS 1 Feline;creature. 4 Malt drink^ 5 Adult^boys 8 Some cats are household DOWN , 1:'Summer.—— 2 Toward -the sheltered side 3 Canvas shelter HIDDEN CATS Each, of Puzzle Pete's sentences contains a hidden cat. Can you find their names? As a Unt,: the letters; may bs parts of wordsyibut they'are in : rotation:" Folio never eeuet beinf > » dread ailliction. "My handle's what's your'n?" Leo, p a r i DIAMOND Puzzle Pet« centered his word diamond on a LIONESS The second word is'" a sligh' taste"; third "a shop"; fifth "to 'iron" and: sixth'"a worm." : L .' .1 O "LIONESS z s s. CAT WORDS Each' of Puzzle Pete's words begin with, a GAT, add'» word that defines the second part and you'll have another complete word: > CAT -f- a peck « ? CAT + craft = ? ^CAT -f.take evening meal = ? CAT -h a'suffix > ? , CAT +an Oriental name * ? 'Puzzle Answers: -f- IV3 I.MARK TW03INCHSQUARB OFPAPCR LIKE THIS WITH A COMPASS AND CUT AWAY SHADED PART.. 1.TURNOVERS INTO CONESHAPES AND FASTEN! IN SHAPE WITH CELLOPHANE -TAPE 3. FASTEN THE BOTTOMS OFTHECONES .TOGETHER WITH TAPE TO MAKE THIS SHAPE 4. PUTATHICK600K AND ATHIN800KONTHE FLOOR AND. PUT Z YARD-STICKS ON THE EOOKSTHIS TOP ENDS. OF YARDSTICKS .SHOULD BE. AS FAR APART AS WIDTH OF TWO CONES PLItTHECRAZrCOrJENEAR THINDOOKAMDTHEOONE WILL ROLL UP HILL * * * Weird Things Happened To Swish, the Broom, On Night of Halloween Swish, the barn broom, was made in Witchville, Being made in a witches' town he naturally had th« energy to fly. This take-off energy was packed in his handle. But the ability to fly was/the reason behind all his trouble. ^ • His- trouble started when hi was bought by .the O'Halle'ran': who lived on a dairy farm Here he met the youngest O'Halleran, Jim'. Almost immediately Jim became his favorite. Jim was strong. Jim was kind. Jim was .happy. Swish knew that Jim.like< him too, lor when Jim swep Color in your own picture of o Halloween scene. out the box stalls where he kept his own two cows, ie always grabbed for Swish rather than any of the other brooms Jim never hurt him either. He always replaced' him on thi wall rack very carefully. But Swish wu not the stay put kind. JChe flyinr energy in Us handle got to pushing T and when no one was in the barn, he flew here and there between the st»ll» »nd up to the rafters. Sometimei he forgot .to return to the 'rack anc instead leaned himself against SPOOKY SPIDER. Terrible Tarantula Wishes Only to Be Left Alone :OHO.M.SSOH8 id Ton know That a"whale will drown if-h' tays beneath the water too These Unusuaf Planes Can Fly Up, Down and Sideways -TAIL PROPELLER 15 NEEDED er HELICOPJERTOWERCOME . IHSDOESU NEED ON6. UMBAU6H U-18 uses OLD AUTOSIRO fRINCIPLE. IT IS DRIVEN FORWARD B/RE6WAR PROPEOCR (AT-|20MPH,TOPSFEEO);TAKBS OFF AND LANDS VERTICALLY.- • BEST FEATURE IS ITS LOW PRICED' ABOUT*iO / 000 / COMPAREDTO' ' *45iOOO FOR ASMUL HEUCOPTER!- THISISTHEOpENCOCKPITKEU'ETT, - AUT06IRO,OFJW6NT/ YEARS A60". Among the ugliest of fear- ome looking creatures.to b* ound in. the West is the taran- .. This giant spider has eight airy legs, with a spread of five seven inches. .His mouse- olored body' and scaly back and 'two glittering, periscopic eye*, are enough to startle anyone. '.But'it is almost harmless. AU it cares about is to be left alone. Only when;^ goaded beyond endurance will it bare.its fangs. But the % thick yellow fluid spurting from the lances hidden in its jaws is fatal pnly to insects and other, small creatures.^ which it feeds. Like the bite of a snake, the horror of being struck by such a scary thing is as shocking as \ tha sting itself. • But it isn't much worse" than a bee sting. The numbing pain is gone in an-hour. ; The evil .reputation of the tarantula had its beginning in tha 17th century when a big (| tawnr / yellow spider was too', common in tha little town of I Tsrantum, southern Italy. The .spider was naturally called the tarantula, after the :own. Though the name of the town ha« been changed to Taranto, the name of the spider 'emains. / ' People bitten by this creature ware supposed to be hit with a tranga sickness called tarai'it- sm ' ' -v They-would rush out into thV street crying. Others would join hem anithrow themselves into fwild r - whirling - dance, sup- osedly to bathe 'themselves in erspiration and thus throw off ie venonC _ Not until"* many years later did authorities decide that the •ncing probably caused more Mnage than any tarantula ing. But the legend lives on. trangely, enough^ the .dance ave its name to a modern ance called the tarantella. Most \l aliforniR ith irrigation ditchei and How would you like to have a tarantula crawl over your liand? Actually, the hairy spider 'probably wouldn't b.iti you unless you frightened Mm. tractor plows. But high schoo' boys still find them on bare spots between the cotton patches/and potato fields. They capture them to'display m museums and, perhaps, to scare the girls. They say these hairy monsters make, great pets, and let -them- crawl-up and- down their .bare arms. That proves how -harmless they are. - ' —Mark F. Wiloox ''PUMPKIN FAVORS 'the tarantulas^ In ha. vi disappeared Here's how jo make pumpkin favors •*o" your Halloween party. Choose -ne big golden orange for each guest. Draw eyes, nose and a mouth on one s.de of the orange,with a soft lead p'e-cj.1.- "-«. color'them" heavily with a red crayon. See how they glow? Just as though a andle were burning in the pumpkin! ' Sticfc thn ; small 'green gumdrops on a t ithpick 'and insert one end o£ the toothpick in the,top of the orange for the pu ipkin's stem. Make your, party favc-' difsrent and goodjo eat this Halloween. the oat shoot or just dropped exhausted on the -floor. More than once he heard Mr. O'Halleran complaining • about not v being "able to find the broom. Then on Halloween morning he r reached toward-the rack for Swish and he wasn'1 there. Mr. O'Halleran really ;ot irritated. - '. He, shouted: "Jim, how many times do I have .to tell you to put .the brooms back where they belong -when- you've finished sweeping!" ; ; "But Dud ... I do put them hick. I can't nndentand. Jim .said in a' pleading voice that made Swish sigh deeply. •Mr: O'Halleran didn't pay much attention—to : what. Jim had to say. He went right on scolding: "If you don't take better..-care of the-brooms I'm not "going to let you work in the barn. Now,; you learn :to be neat about your work or give up your cows." When Mr. O'Halleran'left the 3arn. Swish saw Jim wipe a tear from his i eye. How much Jim loved' those'cows! How bad he would feel 'if he had to give them up! Right then and there Swish told himself -he would try never to fly .out. of place again no matter how much f he wanted to'. He wished the energy to fly would- leave .him so that there would 'never be danger again of, 'getting Jim into trouble. He meant well, but as soon as Halloween Eve began to creep upon the land, and Swish heard the owls hootingr,- and felt-the Halloween ghost! and goblins stirring in the air, it WM hard for him to stay put. The urge strong inside "Jiis p .handle to fly op,,up, up, as high at the rest of them. The eery wind rippled his bristles' .saying: -."Come.^Swish," sweep the skies^with me!"' Swish' almost-raised: himself off .the rack, but • then h« thought of Jim and said: "No!" A couple of gnomes pulled several bristles out by the-roots, ani-jeering at him called: "Fly with us!'Fly!". Swish -thought a swift; fly would stop.the,itching ; :th'e pull^.. ing of; the .bristles -had- Lcaused-' and Braced'-himself "Ior- a'flyini" leap; when he- thought .of Jim and answered: "No!" . .Then ie saw a black cat with yellow eyes; perched 'on" th» rafter above iim. Purririgly sh« Coaxed: . "Come, you ju«t must ttk« a spin • j So you'll r e m i i a th» ' I " witchei 1 kin. .'. , For. not to : fly witS the,'. •' • Halloween crew, •Means in Witchville you're . taboo!" "I wonder what the.'witchei will do. to me if I refuse to .fly this night?" Swish asked : in ' sudden fear. • "You vhad- better wonder!" returned the" black cat, "archinj her bade. '"Their punishment* are severe I've-heard."-' : Then Swish thought of Jim. ' again. He thought of hbw kind he' wasJ "How iappyie" usually was. 'How good it felt'to" b'a" used by those strong hands of his. • "I don't care about their punishment," he told the black cat. "L love Jim »nd I won't do anything to hurt Mm. If I Sy I may not.get back in time to b* on the rack for the e»rly morning milking- and then Jim would lose his cows." „ At that' very - moment th« wind started moaning: "H« loves!" 'He loves," chanted tfa« ghosts and goblins aad gnome*. "He loves!" yawlei the cat. Then there w»s i witching- hissing sound in the ba.ni. Swish felt nil the energy to fir >eiag drawn out of his handle. He-heard witches cicklinrt •There's your punishment for learning to love!" Though.the witches of Witeh- ville." would never, have believed it, Swish, was. happy. Hii punishment had granted his on« wish . . . never" to "be. able to 'fly again! —Evelyn;Witter Busy Clock' By Frances Gorman Kisser Our busy .clock tries hard .<»• keep The time exactly right; His little heart tick-tocks. away As he works, day and nigh*. At 12 o'clock, he, celebrates In .his own funny way- He clasps his hands 'togethe high As if to shout: "Hooray!" • LIKE MOST OWL5JHE ELF OWC (5 MOT A NEST MAKEPL..IT USES OLD NESTS OTHER, . BIRDS HAVE BUILT.;-"SOMETIMES IT WIUL LAY.EGGSINASHEL- TCREP-LEDGE., BUTIT5 FAVOR ITPNESTING PLACE SEEMSTOBEOLD WOOD-" PECKER HOLES INTHE GIANT SAGUARO CACTUS FOUNPINTHEDESEfiT . WASTELANDS,,, ' THE EUFOWL'6 ONLY • ASOUTb INCHES LONG, NOTMUCH BIGGER; THAM ASPARROW,.ITSLEEP5, DUFUNGTrlEDAYANO 15 ACTIVE AT NIGHT,. IT EATS LIZARDS, MICE SMALL INSECTS- ttmilMHtn In yIMft <r In ptit pr«A»/(W auft tf ftrmiultn it Ntmtiptt InttttrlM'AtHtMlon—fMvS lit U.S.A.
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