Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on July 5, 1963 · Page 8
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 8

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W«fiA¥ f JULtf 5, 1063 DAVItt By Cfetg tlcssel BMBEffBOL* DRAKE By Alfred Audi-tola IF VCD COULP HAVE SEEN . , .OUR RACE, JOHNNY.'.. WHEN AS JlMMy DURANTE SAYS, '-S. THE "MENACING MONSTER » HONHUMILlAriN'L. A DETEC- > EXPLAINED HE WAS REALLY tlVE SUSPECTED OF BEINS- J A PLAlNCLOTHES OFFICER : "LOVERS , v BANDIT'/ LANE PATROLLING THE PARK/ W* m ^ WELL, PERT.. I'M DRIVING YOU HOME.. BEFORE THE REAL "JACK THE RIPPER' COMES CRUISING By iota Otillen Mttfflity ...... ......^.^ EVE By JolKfl FLASH GORDON By Dan Barry NOW, FLASH —THE LISHT SWITCH/ BARBAR/ANSf J NO- COME IAM-TKAPP£Df/ BACK.' WE MEAN YOU NO HFIPff WREST , if Fir/' FRIENDS.' HELP ME.'X AM ATTACKED/ J> RIVETS By George Slxta ~ f-5 il«A |>M1 LiHL-ri'tl.m |«. JOHNNY HAZARD By Frank Bobbins HARRIS? MINNA ARRIVES AT SKKD'S CAFE',,, PON'T BE SILL^ MINNA.' HAVE COME ALONE, 6RECO,, YOU REQUESTED' W-WHERE IS K 'NOW CALM POWN,IWANT YOU TO UNPERSWNP CLEARLY OUR BARGAIN.. UPON OPENING THE WINPOW, KIKI HEARS A VOICE FROM ABOVE,,, i 'J THEN,THIS OUR BAR6AIN, GRECO./ AS SOON AS I AM ASSURER KIKI HAS KEN RETURNED HOME SAFELY- py THE K1PNAPPEKS,,, I,,, I 'ILL MARRX YOt THE BERRYS By Carl Grubert THE SMITH FAMILY By Mr. and Mrs. George Smith GET MV OPF fri'e 6anje MMtro AJilM Strrltt, Inc. YOUR SOUP IS GETTING COLD/ HOW ABOUT SOME OF THAT RELISH AND GUSTO.. THAT PEOPLE ARE EATING THEIR MEALS WITH ON THE TV. COMMERCIALS./, HENRY By Carl Anderson Just straight stitching! , Whip up these luxury pillows' rr iii Vivid taffeta or cotton. New) Easy quilted pillows— stamp design on back, stitch by hand or machine, -.Pattern 735: transfer; directions, 2 quilted pillOWS. ' V i; •, '' j, ';:'.•• Thirty-fives c«jnJs v in' coins for this pattern — atld 15 cents for cncli patttsrii for .ffrst-cluss mulling pud special handling. Send to"'Lmirn-Wheeler,;-carp of Alton Telegraph, 66, Neefllecriitt ,Dcpt., P.O. Box 1(11, Old Choiseii Station, New York 11, N. Y. Print plainly Pattern Number,, Nome, and Address. : . T s ; ': Newest rage—sniocked accessories plus 208 ' exciting needlecraft designs in our new 1963 Needlecraft Catalog — just out! Fashions, furnishings to crochet, knit.i sew, weave, embroider, quilt. Plus ; free pattern. Send 25 cents now. Heart- Winnirig! PRINTED PATTERN THIS-'WATER. ISN'T HOT ENOUGH j SIR BAGBY By R. and B. Hackney I GUESS THAT'LL HOLD NOW- IF THE COUFTTWILL COME TO ORDER WE='a TRUDY A Biii-McCJun S;miMli Futun PROFESSOR PHUMBLE By BilL;Yates "Relax, Trudy, the boss isn't coming." fr True Life Adventures DONALD DUCK UNCLE THE CHEMICALLY SPEAKINS, 15 WOtrrH ONLV 94 CENTS? _ CUlrituUd t> Kim rmn By Walt Disney lN "THE HUMAN BOPV VIS ABOUT SEVEN CENTS' OF POTASSIUM, , TWOOF SODIUM CHLORIDE, — ~~~~ -- THREE OF... (OF COURSE" IT'6 > IMPORTANT THE K1ULINO oni KINDNESS you said it J ' ...but why? (pitlllll "TO FLIRT" In the 18th cen/ury, FLIRT meanf "to move jerkily," Then, pf some big shindig in lone/on, all the old girls noticed fhqf some yovng doll was "moving jerkily" or "flitting" from one swo/n to another. Turning green,, they accused her of flitting, or FURTING, and the term today has this meaning* T-K . ^N ORPHAN SMPBROR By A. LEOKUM Where Did .the English Alphabet Come From? "Win the Britannica Junior 15- volUme encyclopedia for school and home. Send your questions, name, ag.e, address to ','Tell Me Why!" care of this paper. In case of duplicate questions, the author will decide the winner, To- days's winner is: David Drozd, 10,'Camden, N.J. If you could see the inscription on a Roman monument of the third century B.C., yOu'd be able to identify the letters. The capital letters used then'are almost exactly like those we use today.in Engjish. And that's because our alphabet is taken from the Latin alphabet used by the Romans. The Idea of the alphabet of course, was developed long before the Romans. It was a long, slow process that went through many changes. It started with "picture writing," in which pictures were used to convey a message, From there it went to "idea writing,',' where each picture represented an idea. For example, the picture of a foot might indicate the verb "to walk." ' ' .'. After that came "syllabic writing," where the symobols or pictures came to represent combinations of sounds. Anil finally, the great step leading to 'our alphabet was made yearly 3,500 years ago by a peoople liying near the eastern shore of .the Mediterranean. They realised that tor one particular sound the same sign could always be used, just as we write the letter "n" the same way In words like "nut," "end," and "den." Therefore, they used a limited number of signs in this manner. £|ach sign stood for one particular sound, and all the signs together made up an alphabet. *A-'development oj this alphabet was; used by the ancient Hebrews and th§ Phoenician!; Jn their Ian- gua'ge, the first letter Pi the alphabet, ad the letter used whenever they needed v «n "a" sound, wag called >"aJyV the second, letter was known as %e(h." The Greeks took over this llpjiabet, changing It slightly. Their firs* letter became "alpha" and the "beta." Then came the Romans, who took the Greek letters made certain changes and additions, and has is the alphabet that came to be used.by the peoples of western Europe, Our English alphabet is derived from this Latin alphabet. The Latin alphabet, by the way, has 21 letters, with X placed at the end,-The English alphabet added the letters 1 G, J. U, :W,':and-Y, and thus has 26 letters. We also took the Z and.placed it at the end. FUN. TIME) ' The Chuckle Box Judy: Have you heard? I'm engaged to an Irish boy, Jane: Oh, really? •;•'•'• Judy: No, O'Reilly. Safh: Did you feel better after you went to the dentist? Joe: I certainly did. He wasn't in. THE PUZZLE BOX I LOST US All you have to do is move these letters around and you'll get the name of a city in .the United States. Can you do it? See tomorrow's paper for the answer. Answer to yesterday's Cross Word Puzzle. ACROSS: l. Ascend 5. Loan 6. Lard 8. Ok 9. S.E. 10. Weaken JJ. S.D. 12 As. POWN: 1 Allows 2, Soaked 3. Car 4. End 7. Hens 9, Sea. *"H Win the Brjtannjca World Atlas or Yearbook of Events. Send your •"" Jokes to: Biddies, Jokes, Taleritine-pretty,! Pop; your happy, yilitiJe .clierub: into this saucy shimmer;, and watch ;her break hearts galore.'v Very easy to sew-in checks or white-pique with red pocket. . ,' " . / ••• Printed Pattern 4632:,:Cb < ij^ren's Sizes 2, 4, 6, 8. Size 6 taken 1% yards ^39-inch. Fifty Cents Jn cobis for this pattern — add 15 cents for each pattern for first-class mailing and special bundling. Send to Ai»ne Adams, s: caro of Alton Telegraph, Pattern Dopt,, 843 W. 17th St., New York 11, N, Y. Print plainly Name, Address,. Size and Style Number. Just out! 304 design ideas plus coupon for free pattern-any one you choose in -new Spring-Summer Pattern Catalog. Send 50c now. UP SALT ItlVKR LOUISVILLE W> i-:There's an old saw in Kentucky that defeated political candidates are "Up Salt FUver." It stemmed .apparently from the presidential campaign ol J832 when Ken^cky statesman Henry Clay opposed Andrew, Jackson. Clay was vacationing near the mouth of Salt\Riyer,a short dip. tence from Lo,u!Wji] e and was due hi cU t o n mKe a seech, n t r v ""'i r ^ niaHe M 9pcw>n But,, legend sayp supported of Jackson detained Clay by bribing the skipper of the boat that .Whs to take Clay to Louisville, Clay missed the speech. 8 factor deemed crucial in hls'defeat. J "Tell Me Why!" Today's winner Is: Dwight Perry Tullahom, Tennes- wiu -, Ethiopian ALICE o (Srt EMBKLU8HEO MARIA STISIN, O 8 n° n ^ of S tholic Church made^ their tor's 25th jubilee Mass even They pontrJbmed Jewelry and rings," Bpnw ^th diamond 10 s of white » dianwnds, on I which thj, kat 9l . thj

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