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THE PHAKOS-TRIBUNE and LOGANSPOBT PRESS, LOGANSPORT, INDIANA VOWS FOLKS Fun of All Kinds $ Puzzles-—Storii Things to Do—Pan Pole* —How the Lazy Were Punished "JO H ANN, HANS! Come here!" It was the voice of a German mother years ago in the city of Nuernberg. "Your father told you to clear the weeds from the garden," she said. "They are still there. Why have they not been cleared?" "It was hot, mother, and we laid down under a tree and then forgot about it," said Jonann. As they talked together there was the sound of a tinkling bell in the distance, but coming eloser. "Come, boys," said their mother, "come. I want you to see another boy, now grown to manhood, who was lazy like you have been this afternoon. I want you to see what has happened to him." They hurried to the street »nd there they saw young Franz Hoffman pushing a wheelbarrow to which he was chained. Over his head hung the bell they had heard, fastened by a frame to his waist. The streets were crowded with people to 'see his disgrace, his punishment for laziness. "Strafe der Zwanparbeit" It was called — punishment by forced labor. Johann and Hans watched for a moment—it was not a happy sight to them—and then they dashed back to the garden. When their mother looked again, she saw them busily pulling the weeds. In the museum at Nuernberg one 'can still see the wheelbarrow and bell used so long ago for the punishment of lazy boys. Who knows but what we can trace to its use the faithful industry of the boys who grew up in Germany in those early. days? "Com«, boys," said their what has happened to lazy mother. "I want you to tee Frani Hoffman." —The Town That Moved a Mile BRICK BY BRICK and board by board, artisans of the Smithsonian Institution recently move a 300-year-old farmhouse from Marlborough, Mass., to Washington, D.C. One of the few surviving authentic homes of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, It was re-erected in a wing of the museum as a permanent exhibit oi life in early America. Moving a house is' a fairly routine matter these days. But moving a whole town? That is something else again. Yet, it has happened. The town of Hibbing, Minn., was born when iron ore was discovered in the area. A boom town, in the 1890's, Hibbing was much like the gold camps of the old west—loud, brawling •nd mushrooming. Though the flrst settlers didn't know it, Hibbing sat •mack-dab on top of one of the Hibblnr, Minn.— a town on the move, literally. richest deposits of iron ort fa the area. At sorn« of tht newer housts were built, the excavations for cellars turned up almost pure iron ore. Then about 1915, a boarding house began to sag at one end. The ground beneath was giving way. The building was slowly sliding into one of the big mine pits which encroached to the very edge of town. Suddenly, one night, it collapsed with a mighty roar into a heap of twisted beams. Other nearby houses began to sag. Wide cracks appeared in the streets. It was soon evident that the town was gradually being swallowed up by the pits. So an unusual decision was made. The entire town had to move! Every house, store and building was to be uprooted from its original site and moved to a new townsite about one mile away. The entire town of fifteen thousand population was soon on the move. The incredible sight of homes and churches, hotels and shops hitting the road was a spectacle not even witnessed in Hollywood's liveliest nightmares. Buildings were set on rollers and pulled by horses or engines to their new location and set 'up again on foundations prepared in advance. Many homes were hauled while men continued to sleep in their beds or women cooked meals on jiggling stoves. The climax came with the moving of the leading hotel. It stalled on a grade and the resulting tug-of-war came to an abrupt end when, with a great groan, the Jour-floor edifice collapsed, a complete wreck. But if the sprawling hotel had refused to be moved—the rest of Hibbing didn't. It stands today on its new site, the town that moved a mild Start Your Sewing With Graceful Skirt of Denim BUtl —America Has New Pet: Mr. Parakeet TEN YEARS AGO, the parakeet was almost unknown in U. S. homes. Today boys and girls (and men and women), treasure no less than 14 million of these little pets from Australia. Why has America gone "all-out" for the parakeet? For one reason, he is a colorful feathered clown, with a flair lor mimicry. Parakeets really talk—not just single words, but long sentences. They have an uncanny memory. Apparently there is no end to what they can say. A parakeet In Miami Beach has a fabulous vocabulary of 400 words, which includes both English and Yiddish phrases. Complicated chemical formulas and a condensed version of Einstein's theory of relativity are included in the repertoire of a Dayton, Ohio, bird. A parakeet owner in San Francisco claims that his pet has a 500-word vocabulary, including the Lord's Prayer, the pledge of allegiancd to the flag, and several nursery rhymes. A midwest bird lover josh- ingly suggests that, you' get a parakeet and teach it to talk. If ever you tire o:t it, all you need do is teach it to say, "Here, Kitty; Kitty!" Actually it is quite easy to teach a parakeet 1o talk. The earlier you start training, the easier it will be. All it takes is patience. One in every fifth home in the U. S. today has a parakeet. Even the White House has one. A Chicago bird is listed in the telephone book and has his own private line. Chicago also boasts a school for parakeets, and New York City has a hotel for them. Parakeets art lovable, and like to be the center of attraction. Give them a few simple toys, and they will develop many tricks of their own. Parakeets wer« first introduced in Europe over a century ago, when the noted English ornithologist, John Gould, brought back a pair after a visit to their original horn* in the grasslands of Australia. . Even sailors love them. Recently, when an inspection was made aboard a large aircraft carrier, it was found that the ship carried ten times as many parakeets as planes—a total of 475 birds. —By Grover Brlnkman TODAY'S MODERN LIVING calls lor comfortable, easy-to- get-into clothing. You'll like this easy-to-make wrap around skirt mad* of your choice of denim. Whether you like stripes, plaids or solids — or maybe you like the real rugged 8 oz. navy blue denim — you are sure to like this skirt. It is so easy to slip into to run down to the store, to wear shopping or even to the beach over 'your bathing suit. As for a blouse, any tailored cotton or bandanna blouse is! pretty with it. HERE ARE SIMPLE skirt instructions. Buy enough denim to go around you (1% or 2 yds), First, shrink the material to get rid of the sizing. Hold the denim around yourself, working in the darts to" ftt the waistline. As you are holding the material around you, be sure it reaches from the right back to the left side. Then sew a hook and eye to the inside so it will hold this back flap and will cover you completely in the back. Work in four darts in the front, four darts in the back and also four darts in the back wraparound (right to left). Fit the skirt to ths waistline and sew the darts accordingly. Take an extra long dart on the left side so it serves as a side seam. Finish the top of the waistline by using a bias strip of denim facing and sewing it toward the inside of the skirt. NOW WRAP from the right back over to the left back and catch the hook in the eye on the left side. Now, sew another hook and i Puzzle Answers . w so HNO oiai SISOH SNHOdV NOCvLHVD Pan Pols—How Long Since You've Had a Note? Dear Captain Hal: I am 12 years old and in the seventh grade. My favorite sport is swimming. Carolyn Eogers Et. 1, Box 153-A Eefugio, Tex. * * * Dear Captain Hal: I am 9 years old and would like * pen pal from Texas. My hobbles are roller skating and tollecting small dolls. Beverly Geleleln 56 Eaton St. Lawrence, Mass. * * *• Dear Captain Hal: I -would like pen palg from different states, I play the piano and violin and own a parakeet. Judy Kirkland 429 Villa Drive Corpus Christi, Texas Age: h Anita Yvonne Crutchfield Route 1, Box 49 San Bernardino, Calif. Dear Captain Hal: I live on a ranch and am 12 * * * years old. I would like to have Dear Captain Hal: many pen pals. I am 11 and would like to Martha .Vellenairt write to Girl Scouts in other Rt. 1, Box 210 states. My favorite sports art Ruskin, Fla. skating and swimming. » » » Patty Buck Dear Captain Hal: 2744 Sepulveda I would like a pen pal from San Bernardino, Calif, anywhere outside of Texas. I * * * collect stamps. Dear Captain Hal: Janet Gilliam I am 10 years old. I havt Box 337 many interesting hobbies. Refugio, Texas' Dear Captain Hal: I am 7 years old and would like a pen pal in the United States. My' hobby is collecting stamps. Bill Hancock Rt. 3, Box 600 Sandfort Road Phenix City, Ala. * * * Dear Captain Hal: My h o b b i 8 s ars collecting stamps, 'coins, and riding my bike. I hope that many pen pals will write to me. Lucy Hinojova 601 East 2nd St. Rio Granda, Texas Age: 10 Scientists --What a Satellite Contains MOW A SATELLITE CAN GATHER AND TRANSMIT PACTS ABOUT OUTER SPAC* • SOLAR CELU-OHANses SUN'S ENRRSY INTO ElECTRICAL IMPULSE WHICH RESETS ME/VIORV UNIT ArrgHiACH PERIOD OF DARKNESS. 'EROSION SAUSB • ON OUTER SKIN ,r ELLS HO' MUCH WEAR IS BEINS CAUSED BY METEOR OUST tROSION OF RIBBON CAUSES PESISTJVNCS CHANS: WHICH I*TRANSMITTED WITH OTHER DATA • i MEMORVUNITS MAYBE TINY TAPBRE ' CORDERS THAT TAKE DATA FROM INSTRUMENTS AND STORE IT FOR LATER RADIO TRANSMISSION. UOTt' DKAWIN9S HoriNTtNOtD TOgeACCVHATEKMimArALM. THERMISTORS- TINY THERMOMETERS WHOSE RESISTANCE VARIBS WITH TEMPERATURE SIVINS TIWN6AMTTABU DATA ON WEATHER CHAN6ES IN OUTEASPACE. ULTRAVIOLET METER-AN ION CHAMBER SET IN ABORT. CHECKS COSMIC RAYS. STORS6 DATA IN MEMORY UNIT PRESSURE 6AU6E- neeisTEBs ANY MOP iKPRtssuRt IF METEOR BREAKS SKIN. STORES IN MIMORV UNIT. MINITRACKTRANSMITTER.isouNCES.BurrowtBnu. SNOUGH TO 6eND4£OO MILES, POWBREO BYPACK OP MMCURY BATTERIES WITH BXPSCTBO UF( Of TWO WEtKJL This project for beiinnen in »wlnr will result In a pretty skirt. eye on the wrap that comes from the left to the right at the waistline. This will leave the back free and easy for walking and the back is draped far enough over that you do not have to worry about the skirt feeling as U it were going to unwrap tvery tim« you go around the corner. This skirt is quick and easy to make and yet has all the style of the new "easy-look" fashions. You are sure to want several in your wardrobe. —By Marian Vincon Emerson •aarawns '.rauomg 'jBirans 'jamiis 'JSUUTM 'H3J,NIAY INIVHO QHOA sxvxa JIW3H VMOHV ' J3HVD aavos •as .IB OH JQHOMSSOHD David and Goliath One day at the John Muir Junior College in Pasadena, Calif., the attendant decided to feed a little mouse to the big lour-foot-long rattlesnake, being kept in a cage for use in a movie. But the mouse changed the script. As the snake started to coil she ran around and bit it behind the head. It died. Such a mighty mouse deserved recognition so it became a pet. This Tricky Question-Quiz Tests Your Brain Power HERE ARE A FEW teasing riddles. Try them. 1. What is the difference between an orange and a church bell? 2. What is a good thing to part with? 3. How should you refer to a dressmaker when you do not know her name? 4. I grow on a tree, good to eat, stuffed with nuts. I'm » treat—what am I? 5. Why does a bachelor with a counterfeit half dollar want to get married? 6. Why did the moron take a bottlt of milk to the movies? * * * Each of the people, animals or following things needs a certain kind of building. Can you construct these buildings Paper Doll Clothes It is very easy to make pretty paper doll clothes from the colored sections of old greeting cards. Use one of your paper doll's pieces of clothing as a pattern. Trace around the pattern on the plain side of the colored section. Then just cut out. Campers' Delight He deserves a badge for courage, No matter whrit his age, He who plunges for his swim At six o'clock, A.M. —Helen Sue Isely THE WORLP'S LARGEST WALLIYSP PIKE HATCHERY 15 AT NORTH PLATT E THE 6ANNET, A LARGE, WHITE 5EA &IRD, 15 RE IATEPTOTHE PELICAN... EGYPTIAN FARMERS PLACE FISH INTH6 WATER COVERING THEIR, WCE CROPS,,THE FISH SWIM THROUGH THE FIELDS EATIWGINSEOTS AMP WEEPS, AND WASTE AWTEK FRO M THEM f£RTILIZE5 THE SOIL,, by combining words in the two word columns? 1. King Pa House 2. Dove Pig Age 3. Soldiers . Kinder Sty 4. Traveler Dove Garten 5. Automobile Bar Lace 8. School for Hot Cot* young children 7. Building Gar Racks for plants 8. Swine Green El v aq 0) Iniol ft/A ajaq} p«aij at{ asn«3 "9 'Jt<"l J»M3<1 * sp»»u »H 'S '»1«a '* 'A"S Pa* *»S -SIM •j 'qinoa v'Z '»ouo £{110 p»i»ad aJuujo uy -\ — sja.ivsuy That Applecart The phrase "upsetting the applecart" was widely used around 1,800 in England. Farmers raced to get their fruit to market flrst so that the selling price would be higher. Special carts were made for carrying apples. In the night some bands of farmers would knock over carts to prevent competition. We now use the phrase for interfering or wrecking plans. 1.FOLDAPIECEOF BRIGHT COLORED CLOTH IN HALF AND OJTOUTLIKETHIS... SEW ALONG "" DOTTED LINES. LEAVE. HOLE FOR NECK, FIH&ERS, AND ARM... 2. FASTEN A SMALL-BUTTON TO ENDS OF Z PtPE CLEANERS. <^ES» 3. PUT'BUTTON BETWEEN TWO EMPTY HALVES OF A WALNUT SHELL. COLUMN Try Puzzle Pete's Varieties: CROSSWORD ACROSS 1 Miami Beach and Lak* Placid, for instance 8 Beg 9 Great (ab.) 10 Dined 11 Internal Rcvenut (ab.) IS Pint (ab.) 14 High card 15 Ride New York'i 17 Loaneri 20 Declare disapprovingly DOWN 1 Regular (ab.) 2 Lurer 3 Street (ab.) 4 Either 5 Harvest 6 Rags 1 Femalt saint (ab.) 12 City in Nevada 14 High mountain 16 Typ« of boat 18 Downtown (ab.) 19 Early English (ab.) SOUNDS ALIKES Puzzle Pete'i missing wordi sound alikt, but they art spelled differently. Can "you complete his sentence correctly? Hij voice grew —— from shoutinf after hti runaway —• WORD SQUARE Rearrange each row of letters to form a good word, then rearrange the r o w« so your answer readi the sam* down as across: A A A 4 E A Ee B 1 0 S C C M M T R R R fc T T 9 T WORD CHAIN Can you change WINTER to SUMMER in just five moves by altering only one letter at a time and having a good word each time? If you have trouble, Puzzle Pete did it by changing T to N, W to S, I to U, first N to M, and then the second N to M. TRIANGLE This week's triangle has bee» hung from a CARTOON. Th« second word is "embellishes"! third "a girl's nickname"! fourth "a singing group"; flft> "flrst number"; and sixth "I bone." Complete th» triangle: CARTOON A R T O O N YAM Tit That Bindi When you hear it laid tha< there is a beautiful ti« between father and son, tht ion ii probably wearing it. 4. GLUE HALVES OF SHELt TOSETHER AMD PUT PIPE CLEANERS THROUGH NECK. '5.BRAID3 STRA'NDSOF HEAVY , BLACK WRN INTO A STRING ABOUT 8IN. LON&... GLUE IT ON FOR HAIR. 6.B7ICKA NARROWBAND INKORFAINT- DRAWON EYES, NOSE, MOUTH WITH , 6UCKINK, fefvoductioa w wMt v M Mrt wcAib'tW metal la WJIHUIM * MU SWUM), tun-trim* »

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