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THE PHAROS-TRIBUNE and EOGANSPORT PRESS, LOGANSPORT. INDIANA % Fun of All Kinds a:-' I Puzzles—Stories—" * Things to Do Pen.Pals| Short Story Chad and Ginger Share Victory Chad stood on the porch and watched his uncle ride off with the other men. He had begged to be allowed to go along, but his uncle had said, "Not this time. This isn't a trip for kids. We're after that grizzly bear that has been killing our sheep." Chad reached down and patted his dog's head. "It's no go, Ginger. You and I just aren't big enough. Let's walk over to the ravine." They t&ok- a short cut through the woods and were there in less than an hour. Chad began searching for arrow heads and Ginger searched for ground squirrels. They were both too paralyzed with fear to make a move when they first heard the big bear crashing'through the brush. Chad knew in a moment what had happened. The hounds had trailed the bear and were chasing him this way. The men couldn't be very far behind but they might be too far to be of any help to him. Ginger stood by his master, his hair bristling. Then as the bear began a snarling advance, the dog circled around and clamped his sharp teeth on the grizzly's right hind foot. As the bear wheeled, Ginger jumped on its haunches, holding on with teeth and claws. At first the bear.was only annoyed. Then he flung himself around in circles trying to shake off the little dog. Chad knew that it wouldn't Last May I Met By Ida M. Pardiie Players form a circle for this May party game. One player starts by say- Ing "Last May I Met—" and adding a name which starts with the letter A—Ada, for instance. The next player says "Last May I Met—" adding a name beginning with B, and so on through the alphabet. A player who repeats a name already given, drops out of the game. So does a player who cannot give a name in 5 seconds. The player who stays in the game the longest, wins. take very long. He was amazed that Ginger had managed to hang on even these few minutes. After that, the bear would come after him, and he wouldn't have a chance of escape unless the men managed to get there first. He wanted to run, but he couldn't leave Ginger. Not when the dog was 'trying' so gallantly to help him. He looked for some other means .of escape and it was then that he saw the bear trap. If there was only some means of making the bear come in that direction! The only possible chance was to stand behind it so that the grizzly would come after him. If it missed the trap— well, maybe the men would get there in time. He ran behind the trap and waited breathlessly. Now the bear had loose. He shaken Ginger rushed forward angrily, not watching where he was going, and lunged into the steel jaws of the trap. It was only moments later that the hounds came running along, followed by the men. Ginger stood by. proudly wagging his tail. The battle was over and they were the winners. —Mabel Harmer Eat Mores Fix these delicious little snacks for your family or for the- girls when they are over at your house for an afternoon of fun. Better fix plenty. These little "eat mores" have a habit of disappearing. Toast a marshmallow until soft. (You can toast a whole cookie sheet full of marshmallows if you place them in a moderate oven. Take out as soon as they turn a light gold color.) 'Pop the hot marshmallow on a graham cracker which you have all ready covered with four squares of a milk chocolate bar. Cover with another graham 1 cracker and eat at once. Off Grooves Correct handling means holding a record by its edge, or by one edge and the center. Keep fingers off the grooves. SAM by Harry Hanna "Next!" COLUMN Let's take a look at sports: SPORTS REBUS Puzzle'Pete has hidden four sports in his rebus,'but you can find them easily if you use the words and pictures correctly: ' . SCRAMBLED SPORTS These sports.have been slightly scrambled. Your job is to rearrange the letters to find them: BALK BE LAST BUFF SHOD REAL TOOL FLAB BET LAST NINE CROSSWORD Ever Hunt Whale With Field Glasses and Camera? That's How It's Done Off California's Coast "Whale hunting," with field glasses and cameras, has replaced the time honored harpoon along the California coast. The annual "Parade of Whales" as they migrate from the Bering Sea to Scammon 'Lagoon .and Magdalena Bay, Mexico, a distance of 6,000 miles, passing close to shore, gives thousands the opportunity persons have a Some whalers now go "hunting" with camera or field glasses to "capture" pictures like this. ACROSS • 1 Used in baseball 4 Used in golf 7 Anger 8 Used in rowing 9 Gives 11 Badminton 17 Lubricant 18 Negative word 19 Afternoon social event 20 Dutch city DOWN 1 Used by horsemen 2 Exist 3 Number 4 Used in football kicking 5 Used to hear with 6 Bitter vetch ' 10 24 hours 11 Used in a poker game 12 Falsehood 13 Alabama (ah.) 14 Compass point 15 Used by fishermen 16 Female saint (ab.) REVERSED SPORTS Here are six sports. If you have trouble with them, Puz- zle Pete says to try reading them backward: GNIHSIF • / GNIMMIWS GNIWOR . GNICAR GNITAKS GNIXOB v SPORTS DIAMOND "RACKETS are used by tennis players and provide a center for Puzzle Pete's word diamond, about sports. The. second word is "a rodent;" third "contests of speed;" fifth "very small" and sixth "a pigpen." Can you finish the diamond? R A C RACKETS E T . S NATURALLY My gluttonous shoat Is getting so big; He's getting, in fact, As fat as a pig. —Paul Tulien Brain Teaser Baseball fields are of a diamond-shaped design, The players on a side number - - - -. The game is usually played from spring to fall, Most important equipment is a bat and • • An official rules on all plays that transpire; He is known as the A left-handed pitcher is often watched with awe; . He is sometimes referred to as a' south - - -. Waiting players rest or lounge about, On a bench in the dug • • -. Excited spectators yell and rise as one, When a player makes a home ANSWERS — Nine, Ball, Umpire, Paw, Out, Run. Can You See the Difference Between These Two? close-up look at the world's largest mammals. From late December until mid-March, thousands of grey whales rendezvous off of the Mexican coast, 350 to 600 miles south of San Diego. Here they give birth to their young, remaining in the southern waters for a period of about six weeks. When the calves have increased in size and gained strength the return trek to their northern feeding grounds begins. From various ports along the California coast, excursion boats, which are large sportfishing boats, take passengers to sea for a close-up look at the whales. Frequently, these great mammals will be located close to shore or they may be 15 miles or more at sea. Again, whales may "blow" right under the bow of your boat or surface several hundred yards away. Unless they become annoyed by the "sightseers" which, could be dangerous, the great mammals hold to a true southerly course never stopping to feed. The species is known as the California whale or devilfish. The Japanese know them as Koku-Kujira. These creatures grow to a length of forty-five feet and will weigh from 30 to 40 tons. Grey whales are not an object of beauty. Their color consists of various greys with multiple white spots, marking The big difference here is that the picture on the left, taken in England, shows automobiles driving on the left-hand side of the road; while the picture on the right, taken in the, U.S., shows cars driving on the right-hand side of the road. It would take a sharp eye and keen mind to see the difference, so, if you saw it, consider yourself an eagle eye. • In this country we 'are so used to having traffic take right-hand side of the road that it seems the natural way to do it. . However, in England the opposite is the correct method and cars take the left side. This difference is not due to some whim or'happenstance. There was good reasoning for it in the beginning. Although that reason does not hold today when cars and trucks have taken the place of horse- drawn vehicles, the rule is still followed. Long ago in England, when carts and wagons used, the driver were first sat on a board across the front of the wagon. He held a whip in his right hand and sat on'the right end of the seat because only from this end would the' whip clear the wagon. When two drivers met, each pulled his wagon to the left because the roads were narrow and only in this way could each see that, his wagon cleared the other. So a custom began that is still followed by all vehicles in England. The American colonies followed this rule at first. Then came the huge Conestoga wagons, first -used to carry wheat from , ,the. Conestoga Valley in Pennsylvania. . They were pulled by three teams of horses, the driver sitting on'the left rear horse. He sat on the left horse, because from this' position he could touch-any horse with Photo Facts (27) by Bill Arter NOT TOO LOW© . A60FIA9H PICTURES HAD TO BE TAKEN By EXPLODING A TRAY OF MAGNESIUM POWDER WHILE BRIEFLY UtlCOVERWe THE CAMERA LENS.' FEW AMATEURS ATTEMPTED FMSH, FIRST FLASH BULBS WERE AS . BIS AS HOME L16HT BULBS. THEY WERE USED ALMOST EXCLUSIVELY BV THE .PROFESSIONALS, ESPECIALLT NEWSMEN, THEN- BEGAN THE MARCH TOWARD MORE COMPACT FLASH ATTACHMENTS AND SMALLER,POWERFUL BULBS. . FLASH CONTINUEDTOBE USED ONLY FOR f AIRLY EXPENSIVE AND COMPLEX. CAMERAS, HOWEVER. THE "SUN* WAS'JNVARIABLY A SEPARATE ATTACHMENT. AF'IAST CAMERA MAKERS DESIGNED SIMPLE, FIXED-FOCUS "BOX 'CAMERAS THAT HAVE FLASH EQUIPMENT BUILT RIGHT IN, LIKE THE ONESHOWN HERE. NEW, LOW-COST FLASH CAMERAS USE TINiy BULBS THATMAKEALOTOFLI6HT. SELL FOR JUST A FEW DOLLARS AND ADD A LOT OF FUN. THIS MODEL HAS AM ADJUSTMENT FOR COLOR, his whip. Had he sat on the right horse he could not have reached the left horse since he held the whip in his right hand. When he met-an other wagon, he turned to his right so that he could see that he cleared tlie other. Since these large wagons always turned to the right, drivers of small wagons were forced to turn to the right, too. It became the custom for all wagons to turn to the right even though the drivers of small wagons continued to sit on the right because it was more convenient to handle the whip from that side. Drivers of early American automobiles sat on the right too,, but about 50 years ago the. steering wheel was moved over to the left. —Paul Tulien Homework By Frances Gorman Risser I hated doing home work When sun shone and breezes blew; I thought I'd like to be a bird With nothing much to do. And then I noticed that the birds Were busy as could be At building nests high in the tops Of almost every tree. They tugged and pulled each twig in place, But did they sulk? Oh, no— They trilled a merry roundelay, As they flew too and fro. Yep, they were doing home work, too, And singing all the while, So I sat down and did my - ' work With a contented smile! Here Is Capt. Hal's List of Pen Pal Friends WANT PEN PALS? Print your name, address and age, send to Captain Hal, care of this newspaper. These readers want letters from you. All you have to do is write them. < # * * I would like a pen pal about the age of 10 or 11 because I never'get any letters, accept when someone wants to sell me something. Lloyd Stanley, 1956 Ala. Yorkshire Ed,, Mobile, I have five older sisters and I am the youngest girl in the family. I live in Mississippi and would like a pen pal from any .other state. Connie Stride- Her, Route 2, Box 368, Pascagoula, -Miss. Age 9. * # * Susan Curtis, Harwich St., Kingston,; N.Y. Age 10. Tracey Baird,. 212 Main St., Leechburg, Penn. Age 12. Yynne Turk, R.D. 1, New Kensington, Pa. Beverly Gilbert, 2720 Flora PI., Denver, Colo. Age 11; I would like to have pen pals either from Texas, California, Florida or New Hampshire. I read about them and think it, would be fun. I would like them to be boys. Bruce Liceloff, 1039 Rockford Rd., High Point, N.C. Age 9. # * * I would like very much to have some pen pals. My name is John K. Hillery (the K stands for Keefe). I live at 7 Cherry St., Lynn, Mass. I am 9.' * # * I would like one ( pen pal in every state. I. like to ride horses, swim and also enjoy sports. Linda Shinabarker, Glenmont, Ohio. Age 12. * * * If I could, I would like to get a pen pal from Alaska. I would like it to be a girl about 10.-Pat Johnson, 1221 Grove Ave., Racine, Wis. Age 10. # * * ' Rosemarie Miskiewicz, 3432 Harper Ave., Barberton, Ohio. Age 8. Sally Glover, 313 ] / 2 Barker St., High Point, N.C. Age 13. Pamela Hosteller, 522 W. Third St., Peru, Ind. Age 12. the places where barnaclit have been scraped off of tha ;kin as they maneuver in shallow water. They are a sort of harbor for parasites. From the time they leave the Bering Sea and until they return, months later* after their calves are born, they do not appear to eat anything at all. During this time they liv« off their blubber. They arc extremely dangerous if cornered, wounded or molested. The males, who are smaller than the females, are very much attached to their mates and unlike any other whale, they will attack unprovoked, charging boats with their heads, biting and smashing with their tails. This is one reason that even getting too close to them when on a whale hunt excursion boat can be dangerous JH the mammal, as the boatmen say, "becomes spooked" and' charges. —Cy La Tour Answers S A1S sxaxovH S30VH xvu a •gmxoa SXHOdS .'3uip 3 J<=> <B •a 3 a o a a V 3 3 W a 3 O J. A V a V n V IS a JL a ( 1 3 b V J. o d J. ( a : QHOAVSSOHO aaiawvaos SXHOdS Making Good Cents The foil covers from the tops of milk bottles make good cents. For each pieoe of play money, just flatten two covers, and then paste them together with the shiny sides out. Planer Pretties Soft pink or blue outing flannel cut to the pattern of a record's paper jacket makes a snug, bright coat for your favorite discs. Fold the flannel and cut two pieces exactly the same, using the paper jacket as a pattern. Sew them together with yarn in matching or contrasting color, using big stitches. With pencil write the first name of the artist singing tha song. Go over the pencil markings carefully witli crayon. These platter pretties will look good in your record rack or you can thumb tack your favorites to your bulletin board. A thumb tack through the top center of the flannel coat will hold them securely in place. ZOO'S THE A\ANED WOLF IS FOUND IN SOUTHERN BBAZIL.PARAGUAY AND. NORTHERN ARGENTINA. THE. MANED WOLF ISPiAREtYSEENBY 1 MANnTH EY STAY HIDDEN ' £Y DAY, ANDWHEN HUNTING' AT NIGHT, THEY PROWL IN TALL AMP PROTECTIVE GRASSES AND BRUSH... THEMANED WOLF HAS EXCEPTION THEY HUNT ALONE AND NEVER IM PACKS LIKE OTH- ER.WOLVES.mHEY EAT MICE.BIHDS, SUGARCANE AND SOME TIMES' ATTACH AND-KII.U SHEEP... AND SPINDLY LE<3S,THEIH. BODIES ARE SHORT AND HEAWTHEY ARE ABOUTTWO ANDAHAU* FEETTALL AND THREE FEET LONG.. OMTHEIR BACkiS THEYHAVE MANES OP BRISTLY HAIRS, WHICH STAND UP WHEN THEY ARE FRIGHTENED.THEIR.FUR.IS REDDISH IN COLOR.THE TIPS OF THEIfl TAILS ARE WHITE* Reproduction la wAo/e or In port prohibited ixcipt by ptrmiu/on of Newspaper fntcrptlii Aiaelatien—filnttd la U.S.A.