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SATURDAY, MAY 1,1954 BLVTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAG! THRU PUZZLES THINGS TO DO STORIES Hey Kids, Remember, Be Kind to All Animals That's the message from "Blue Sugfar Plum," the cat and "Blackberry," » cocker spaniel, who donned their most appealing: outfits and rolled their eyes when the cameraman asked them to pose. Be Kind to Animals Week is observed May 2-8. Maytime Varieties Stump Our Puzzleman- You Too? Mothers of Presidents Ty/TOST of you are familiar with the names of the presidents of the United States, but how well do you know the mothers cf these men? 1. Mary Ball's son was known as "The Father of Our Country." 2. Jane Randolph's son was on the committee which drew up the Declaration of Independence. 3. Jane Knox's son obtained the annexation of Texas. His middle name and her maiden name were the same. 4. Nancy Hank's son was our first president to be assassinated. 5. Jessie Woodrow's son was president during World War I. 6. Harriet Simpson's son was a general during the Civil War. Crossword ACROSS 1 Genus of maples 5 Contest of speed 9 Apple center 10 Smell 11 Dawn goddess 12 Note in Guide's scale 13 Fixed salary 17 Correlative of neither 18 Respects 22 Bustle 23 Over (contr.) 25 Animal skin 27 Memorandum 28 Concludes 29 Fillip DOWN 1 High card 2 Dove calls 3 Formerly . 4 Musical note 5 Universal language 6 Arabian gulf 7 Frigid 8 Age 14 Interest (ab.) 15 American writer 16 Before 18 Paradise 19 Vended 20 Satellite 21 Caterpillar hair 22 Mimic 24 Corded fabric 26 Tensile strength (ab.) 27 Nova Scotia (ab.) Add-a-Gram Add a letter to "a pronoun" and scramble for "encountered"; again for "a heavy volume"; repeat for "struck"; once again for "motorists' lodgings." Authors Square Puzzle Pete has hidden seven authors in his square. Find the right starting point, then read each letter either up, down, back, or forth (never diagonally) and you'll find them in rotation: Triangle A W T H W E L & H & M O R R 1 V C K E P & L L W I D E O F W 0 H L L L M a e \ \ E w 0 o L R T T De-tailed Words De-tail "an antic" and have "a promontory." De-tail this and have "a head covering." *TOO'S WHO Base for this triangle is a MYSTERY. The second word is "a possessive pronoun"; third "a dance step"; fourth 'endure"; fifth "an adhesive"; and sixth "to subdue." Can you finish it? M Y S T E R MYSTERY Riddles 1. Why is a treadmill like a member of the Salvation Army? 2. When is a nose not a nose? 3. Who was the first whistler and what was his tune? 4. Why is a milkman like a mill horse? Texas Puzzle Do you know the nickname of Texas? Draw five straight lines on this map of Texas, placing three dots on each line to see if you can draw the picture of this nickname. THE THE MOST Of ALL THE Games With Words By Marion P. Stevens and Rita F. Dewey • ~~ rs and Y's Y is buried in each of the 18 words denned below, and it is the only vowel used. Get these words from the meanings given. Of course they are all one-syllable words, since every syllable must contain at least one vowel. The first answer is MYTH. Others not denned are BY and CRY. 1. Legend 2. To soar through the air 3. The empyrean 4. A sacred song 5. Bashful 6. Woodland dryad 7. A form of cooking 8. To swindle or cheat 9. Regular movement or accent 10. A wild animal of tht cat family 11. In Greek myths, a river of the lower world 12. Underground room or vault 13. Lively 14. Spirit of the air 15. To poke into 16. To kill unlawfully (by a mob) 17. One of the presents the Throe Wise Men brought 18. Colorltw Uguid in our 'Bravest' Was Rank Given Pawnee Lad BY HAROLD GLUCK pE-TA-LA-SHA-ROO was the * ion of La-te-le-sha, or Old Knife, a Pawnee chief. Pe-ta-la- sha-roo was a brave, that is. one who has greatly distinguished himself in battle, and is next in importance to a chief. At the t»rly age of twenty-one, this young man had, by his heroic deeds, acquired for himself the rank tA "the bravest of the braves." The savage practice of torturing and burning to death their prisoners existed in this tribe. The humane La-te-le-sha had long endeavored to put a stop to their cruel custom, but in vain. In a warlike expedition against the Iteans, a woman was taken prisoner, who, on the return of the victors, was doomed to suffer. The unfortunate victim was bound to the stake. Then a vast crowd assembled on the plains to witness the shocking scene. Pe- ta-la-sha-roo, unobserved, had stationed two fleet horses at a little distance from the spot, and was now seated among the crowd. All were now anxiously awaiting for the commencement of the frightful tragedy. The torch was being carried when suddenly our Indian hero rushed forward. In his hand there was a sharp knife. With this he cut the cord that botind the poor captive. Then he lifted her into his arms and ran to the two horses. He placed her on one horse and mounted the other. Together they made a successful dash for safety. He returned the maiden to her people. When he returned to his village, there was silence. For a great decision had been made— never again to offer human sacrifice. In 1821, this heroic Indian made a trip to Washington on Pe-ta-la-sha-roo performed a heroic deed when he rescued the captive about to b* burned ai stake. official business concerning his people. The story of his brave deed had been told to many while he was there. The young ladies of Miss White's boarding school in that city decided to give him some demonstration of the esteem in which they held him. For to these young girls it certainly was a very brave deed. So they presented him with a silver medal and one of them made the following address: "Brother: Accept this token of our esteem. Always wear it for our sake. And whenever again you have the power to save a poor woman from death or torture, think of us, and fly to her relief and rescue." The Indian's reply was as follows: "Sisters and Friends: This (meaning the medal) will give me more ease than I ever had. And I will listen more than ever I did to white men. My brothers and sisters think that I did it in ignorance. But I now know what I have done. Gifts Galore to Make for Surprise Gift Can Be Made Cheaply BY IRMA HEGEL AND VIOLET M. ROBERTS jyjOTHER'S DAY it the day every boy and girl like* to have a surprise ready. You can make a wide variety oi gifts cheaply and quickly. A scrapbook from the dime store may be filled with poems you have clipped, preferably something about a mother. You might even add a poem of your own. Gummed monograms can now bt purchased. All you need do is moisten the back and press firmly into place. Such monograms can be used on plain white stationery or correspondence cards. Old snapshot* make for fun. Should you have an aunt, an uncle and a grandmother, perhaps they can furnish you with a lew snaps of mother irt her younger days. Mount these snaps in a dune-store album and label it MOTHER. Mother will have many a chuckle looking over these snaps. She will love you for this gift. VANITY TABLE GIFT An old baking powder can makes a good cotton piok«r and on* mother will have manr us«i for on her dressing tablr Paste pretty wrapping paper over tht can. Be sure you measure accurately and draw the paper tightly in order that there will be no wrinkles. Before covering the top, take a can-openw and cut a hole about the sice of a quarter in the center. Fill the can with absorbent cotton. Paste Boys and Girls From Coast-to-Coast Write to Captain Hal for Pen Pals Dear Captain Hal, I will be 12 on May 14. I have brown hair and hazel eyes. I would like many pen pals. Pam Schroder 1100 Augusta St. Racine, Wis. * * * Dear Captain Hal, I am a girl 10 years old. I am four feet, nine inches tall and have light brown hair. I would like to hear from boys and girls my age. Saundra Phillips Box 38 Bettsville, 0. * * • Dear Captain Hal, I am a girl 14 years old. I have light brown hair and brown eyes. I would like to have pen pals between the ages of 14-16. My favorite subjects in school are general math and home economics. My hobby is writing letters and my favorite sports ari basketball and football. Jane Guirre P. O. Box 155 San Diego, Test. Dear Captain Hal, I am a boy 10 years old. I am five feet, one inch tall. I have black hair and blue eyes. I would like to have pen pals from all over the United States. Eugene A. Peresich III 640 Lameuse St. Biloxl, Miss. * * * Dear Captain Hal, I would like pen pals from the United States ~nd European countries between the ages of 9-13. I like to read books. I also like sports but I don't get to play games often. I'm 11 years old. Blair Paul Zell 1224 Burton Ave. Waterloo, la. * * * Dear Captain Hal, I am a girl 11 years old. I have brown hair and blue eyes. I am a ballet dancer. I would like to have pen pals 11-13 years old. Leslie Ann Parker South Ridgewood School Daytona Beach, Fla. Dear Captain Hal, I am a boy eight years old. I have blond hair and brown eyes. All sports are my hobbies. I would like to hear from boys and girls between the ages of 8-9. William James Gaynon 1 Forest St Millers Falls, Mass. * * * Dear Captain Hal, I am a girl 13 years old. I have brown hair and green eyes. I would like for boys and girls from 13 on up to write to me. Elna Jean Pettigrew 708 Barns St. Reidsville, N. C. • * • Dear Captain Hal, I am a boy 10 years old. I have brown hair and blue eyes. I have three brothers, Richard, aged eight; Jimmy, aged four; and Steven who is only a year old. My sports are baseball, ice skating and fishing. I would like to have pen pals 9-12 years old. Bernard Kleinschmidt R. F. D. 1 Brainerd, Minn. Plan Family Games for Mother's Day BY VIOLET M. ROBERTS A FTER lunch on Mother's Day why not get your family together for a half hour of quiet games. You can get things started by playing "Mother's Menu Maker." Give each player a sheet of paper on which you have written the letter* of th« alphabet, excepting U, X, and Y. Explain that tht object of the game is to help mother make up a menu by writing opposite each letter a food (btginning with that Ittter) sh« might serv*. Speed k Important. Th* person finishing first makes a request of the oth- •N such •• fotaf fer t feiv* taking a picnic lunch to the park, or some activity in which the entire family takes part. Should someone say there isn't a food which begins with a certain letter, here's a check list for your use. Apple, Butter, Carrot, Doughnut, Eggs, Fish, Grapefruit, Ham, Ice, Jelly, Kale, Lamb, Macaroni, Nuts, Okra, Potatoes, Quince, Raisins, Soup, Tomatoes, Veal, Waffles, and Zucchini. A second game i« called "Names." No doubt, any woman'* name you can think of is the name of someone's mother. Players begin by giving a name which begins with the letter A, which begins with the last letter of the preceding name. This is the way th« game might go. To "Alice" someone says "Edna" because "Alice" ends in E and "Edna" begins with E. In the same way the next name might be "Agnes" followed by "Sarah." "Sarah" might be followed by "Helen." Then "Nora" and "Amelia" and "Amy" and "Yvonne" and so on. It will b* surprising how long this game can last. You will think of other games to play, and ask your family to make suggestions. Thi* game session is a wonderful vyay for everyone* to get together on Mother's voiwe- Y0UR M0THfrR OM MOTMC-R'S DAY— cue &FT16A U&T/CK 7&6U* HOUXR A4APE- A FUOW&R POT BUTTECFLV \& EASY TO ' 7JW? &UTTE-I&LY PROM A &MALL f/£C£ Of <SLt/£- AM OLD &AKIW6 PCWDEF? CAM, COV&RED WITH PR&TTV A/RAPPIW6 PAPE-R,MAKE-S A &OQO COTTOW PlCKErR- T0f>- the paper over the top and draw the ends in tightly about the hole. Push the cover in place and your gift is finished. From two cardboard suucer- size picnic plates, you can construct a lipstick tissue holder. Cut one of the saucers in half and sew it on tht whole plate, us-ing a darning ne«del, red yarn and a blanket stitch. Blanket stitch the entire *dge of tht whole plate. Draw a bright rod pair oi lips on tht whole plate above tht half-plate pocket. Fill the pocket with lipstick tissues. Punch a hole in the center of the top plate, loop with a red ribbon and you have a handy gadget that mother can hang upon her mirror and um whenever she wantt t tissut to blot her lips. DINNER MENU It would be a treat for mother if you played cook for her on this day of days. Make a gelatin dessert the night before. Directions are on every box and require only hot water and stirring before refrigeration. Scores of delicious recipes are in every cookbook. Select one that is simple. For a one-dish meal, a hamburger casserole is tops. All you need for this is a box of grated Parmesan cheese, 1 pounds ground beef, 1 medium- sized onion chopped, 1 green pepper chopped, 1 can of condensed tomato soup, 1 small can mushrooms, 3 medium-size potatoes, PuxzlesFinished? Here Are Answers .MOTHERS OF PRESIDENTS 1—G e o r g e Washington. 2— Thomas Jefferson. 3—James Knox Polk. 4—Abraham Lincoln 5—Woodrow Wilson. 6—Ulysses S. Grant. ADD-A-GRAM: Me, tome, smote, motels. met AUTHORS SQUARE: Poe Lowell, D i 'tens, Hawthorne Riley, Whittier, Longfellow. DE-TAILED WORDS: Caper cape, cap. TRIANGLE: M MY PAS LAST PASTE MASTER MYSTERY RIDDLES: 1—Because its turning is the result of conviction 2—When^it is a little radish (reddish). 3—The wind, when he whistled "Over the Hills and Far Away." 4—Because young men are so apt to follow them. TEXAS PUZZLE: Join 1-7-3 1-8-8, 4-2-3, 4-10-5, 8-9-5. These lines will form a five-pointed star. Y'S AND Y/S: 1—Myth. 2- Fly. 3—Sky. 4—Hymn. 5—Shy, 6—Sylph. 7—Fry. 8—Gyp. 9— Rhythm. 10—Lynx. 11—Styx. 12 —Crypt. 13—Spry. 14—Nymph 15_pry. 16—Lynch. 17—Myrrh. 18—Lymph. CROSSWORD: Vi cup milk, 2 tablespoons but* ter, 2 teaspoons salt, V 4 teaspoon popper, I boa ten ogg, 1 small can of cooked string beaim. Start the paved potatoes to boiling. While ther boM, brown the chopped onion and chopped green pepper in a pan in which you have placed one tablespoon of butter. When the onions am light yellow (that taket about two minutes) add the meat, I teaspoon of salt and a sprinkling of pepper. When the meat icj browned, add the itrinf beant j and mushrooms, rrV-ing mm the ] water from the cans hat been drained from both. Add th« den*-' 1 **mMo soup and place the mixti 3 in a greased casserole dish. ~\ by thk time, tb* potatoes are toft when tested with a fork, drain them and mash. Add the half oup of milk, I tablespoon butter, the beaten egg, the teaspoon of salt and a sprinlcing of pepper. Beat wita a fork until the potatoes stand in peaks. Spread the potatoes over the meat mixture nnd bake fof thirty minute* in the oven, th« temperature set at 350. Lettuce salad—shredded lettuce with pepper, salt, sugar and lemon juice—and the gelatin, dessert makes a complete meal that you, as well as mother, will enjoy. 1. Cut two 14 inch length* of sleeve from an old SWEATER. 2JURNTHEM INSIDE OUT AND WRAP ASTRIN6 AROUND THE WRIST END ANDTIETI6HTLY. 3.TURNRI&HTSIDE OUT AND SEW A HEAVY STRING OR NARROW RIBBON IMA RUNNING STITCH AROUND THE TOR 45ewWIOM'oneach bag with heavy RUO YARN. GIVE THEM TO YOUR MOM FOR A MOTHERS DAY GIFT. Facts and FigirM The government optntM H high schools for Indltft childrtsj accredited by the stat«i ill whkh th«r ar« toMlML

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