Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on July 13, 1963 · Page 12
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 12

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PAOfi! V WfcLVfc SA!tmt>A¥, JULY 1 13,1963 Toss Pillows By MM Ctrileti ,Tr »......~—w iMiiii.ifr ri^^aawiTi mM^rJ .t Cfeig tlessel AW ips M4KE6 ME NIieitfU N'ABOUT It, MH PKFrTffUM! raft KNCHL M* US SEEMS SORT <# FOREVESrrtm. MOV TO StfV IMS, BUT...DO «itfU THINK INtHE LITTLE EVE By Alfred Andrlola KERRY DRAKE AND, mn.es AWAY.. EVERYTHING WENT TO PLAN/ ..YOU CAN SLEEP NOW.' SPEAKING OF ALIBIS CHICk1E-BABy..SHOULP I COME IN WITH yDU AND I DARLING/... THEIR STORY WAS REASONABLE ENOUGH, ..ANP, ALL WE TIME THESE ) JOHNNY/.. A PRUNK tWO CHARACTERS WERE < TR/lNe TO PUT OVER HUSTONS WE AWAY, PERT.. \ AN ALIBI WITH HIS 6OODNI6HT/.. OR SHOULP 1 SAY GOOD MORNING/ THE MAN IN WE PHONE BOOTH SAI0 NOTHING/.. HE PIPNT EVEN MOVef FLASH GORDON By Dan Barry THEN COME ] YOU'VE FINALLY BACK AND BUY ) FIGURED IT OUT? THE RIGHT J GENIUSES.' I AM ONES ' r^-^5URROUNDED BY HIGH-FWD GENIUSES/ BUT HOW \ WTTHF-FtASH DO WE (SET ./CORDON THERE? IT FROM Z/\RKOV8 LABORATORY? IT 1 REALLY? CASH MclOOT WOULDZ. WILL NOT ONLY SET BE /\ W" MACHINE, HE •MPQSSIBL6.' / WILL DO IT BEFORE THE EYES OF THE WHOIE WORID ANP REAP THE STOCK. REPORTS' WITH THAT TIME-MACHINE, you COULD GO INTO THE FUTURE.' RIVETS By George Sixta 'THBBARBe- CUES ARE BURMIMS TO NIGHT. '...AMDHE KNOWS IT/ HI-RIVETS.OL? PAL.' HERE'S AMOTHER OKJe. A LITTL6 BURNT BUT STILL. SOOC HERE FRIEND/ WE MEVBR TURN ANVBOPV AWAV yup, MOM-BUT /KNOW ITS STRANGE. HE N6VER EATS MUCH ON WEEKENDS.' JOHNNY HAZARD By Frank Bobbins MMAIM, EITHER UNPER THE PiER, OK,,,ABOAKE> THAT SUNKEN TUB./ THERE ARE MANY POSSIBILITIES ON THAT RAT HAVEN,,, HE CAME OVER THIS FENCE ONTO THE PIER/BUT WHERE -r' o PDES HE HIPE NOW? SUDDENLY IT'S 6ONE SILENT/ HAS MACE CAUSHT UP WITH MKU OR DO I STILL HAVE A CHANCE TO INTERCEPT? WHERE WOULD THE BOY HEAP? t^/ o THE SMITH FAMILY By Mr. and Mrs. George Smith THE BERRYS By Carl Grubert IT ISNT SAFE TO GO NEAR DADDV FOR AWHILE/ HE ALWAYS ACTS LIKE THAT AFTER PLAYING A COURSE WITH A LOT OF SAND TRAPS AND WATER HOLES/ HENRY By Carl Anderson THE VS. V^EKVCtAHSSS OF TUE. \T<SOOP OK VKiliLU SET -SACK/ SBB BAGBY By R. and B. Hackney MOTION. DENIED/ LAST RECESS Y WE'VE GOT OUWON/MJ /W/HAR8L£5. J FAST aWE OF MY STAR wrrNess LET/ME DOWN- PROFESSOR PHUMBLE By Bill Yates *&UY HIGH AND SELL LOW" INDEED! WELL/THANKS A MEGATON FOR YOUR BRILLIANT ADVICE ON THE STOCK MARKET! YOU'RE A REGULAR. J.P. MORGAN "Let me know if the light bothers you, Ted." True Life Adventures DONALD DUCK By Walt Disney you jaia ft I .but why? "FROM PILLAR TO POST ** TWK3S W-OAT ^ AV/AV. V/HJSM . . . means to go aimlessly or monotonously from one thing to another. This phrase may be connected with certain manoeuvres in some of the original riding academies, although It was used In early, criptions of the ancient game of tennis. , ASMOKE/ THEV Will Diuu FraliKtlwil World RlibU tMtmt TlMg THE STKSAM HA© TS50vV6 OP -ON TTS 'Cell Me By A. LEOKUM x Ulien Were Lamps Invented? Win the Britannica Junior 15- volume encyclopedia for school and home. Send your questions, name, age,address to "Tell Me Why!" care of this paper. In case of duplicate questions, the author will decide the winner. Today's winner is: Sandra Favreau, 10, Meriden, Conn, Before man discovered fire, the only heat and light he had was provided by the sun. Since he couldn't control this, he was quite helpless in dealing with cold and darkness. Probably more than 100,000 years ago, he discovered lire Then he began to notice :that some materials burned better than oth ers. Perhaps he observed that fa dripping into the fire from roast ing meat burned brightly. As time passed, man began to select ma terials which, when burned, provided better light. Splinters o certain woods were stuck into the wall and they burned slowly. Pine knots were used as torches. Ani inal fats were placed in shallow stone dishes and moss and other materials were used as wicks. Am thus oil lamps were born. Exactly when this happened we canno know, since it was before recordec history. The first candles were made by melting animal fats, such as lard and tallow,and pouring the liquid jito a mold such as a hollow bamboo. Fibers twisted together were strung through the center so that when it cooled, the solid rod of [at had a wick in the qenter. Thus the candle was created at unknown date long before Christ was born. Lard was used in lard-oil lamps in New England around 1820, From whale blubber, oU was ex* reeled for whale-oil larop«, Jn fact, whatever kind of oil was eas- est to obtain was used for lamps. Along the Mediterranean there are many olive trees. So oljve oil vas used for lamps there. The apanese and Chinese obtained pU or their lamps Irom various nuti, Peanuts would probably be used or oil Jor temps today — if eral oil in the earth had not been discovered. Petroleum was discovered i n 1859. By heating this oil in a clos ed vessel, a thin colorless prod uct known as kerosene is obtaii ed. This became the oil mos commonly used for lamps. In fact, it was first called "coal oil," because people thought petroleum was associated with coal Do you have an oil lamp in your, house today? Many 'homes keep one on hand to use in an emergency if the electricty shoulc fail! FUN TIME The Riddle Box 1. When is a river like the let ter T? 2. What fish is a roya fish? 3. What fruit never comes singly? Answtirg 1. When it must be crossed. 2, Kingfish. 3. A pear (pair). WHY WE SAY IT TO THE MEZZflNINE Have you ever sat in the mezzanine of a movie house or theatre? It's the floor between the orchestra and the balcony. The word "mezzanine" comes from the Italian word "mezzano" which means "middle" — and the mezzanine is in the micldje! Win the Britannica World Atlas or Yearbook of Events. Send your riddles, jokes to; Riddles, Jokes, Tell Me Why!" Today's winner is; Wanda Case, 10, Ypsilantl, Mich. NEW YORK ff-"Brecht on BrechV' a yesr-long ott^Bro way dramatic bit, is being toured next fall by impresario So] Hurok. <otte Lenya is to have top billing n the presentation that on a nine- week swing will visit colleges and universities .under the Apices of the Greater New York diaper ol the American Natiomi Ijeater and Academy, , Use those pillows In a "rec" room—or give them to youngsters to decorate Iheir beds! Two identical pieces plus ears —whip up pillow pels of fabric, fcfilureH fell. Ptiltern 51.6: transfer 3 faces; directions lOxlO-lnch pillows. Thirty-five cents In coins for Kiln patient — mid 15 cents for each pattern for flrst-oliiHs mail- In)': anil .special handling. Send lo Ijuira Wheeler, caro of Alton Telegraph, fid, Needkcraft Dnpt.. P.O. Box 101, Old Chelsea Station, New York 11, N. V. Prlnl plainly Pattern Number, Name, and Address. Newest rage—smocked accessories plus 208 exciting needlecraft designs in our new 1963 Needlecrafi Catalog — just out! Fashions, furnishings to crochet, knit, sew, .weave, embroider, quilt. Plus free pattern. Send 25 cents now. Peppy Pair PRINTED PATTERN Peppy patio plan! Wear shifi as dress or coat over curvy, one- piece playsuit. They're suitcase space-savers, and such delightful fashions. Printed Pattern 4757: Jr. Miss Sizes 9, 11, 13, 15, 17. Size 13 shift 3'/& yards 35-inch; playsuit /s yards. Thirty-five cents, coins, for Oils pattern — add 15 cents' for each pattern for first-class mill I big mid special handling. Send to Anne Adams, caro of Alton Telegraph, 177, Pattern Dept,, 843 W. 17tli St., Now York 11, N. Y. Print plainly Name, Address, Size and Stylo Number, Just out! 304 design ideas plus coupon for free pattern—any one you choose in new Spring-Summer Pattern Catalog. Send 50 cents now. MAN BEHIND MACHINE Data-processing equipment Is Seing used more and more widely by the public schools to make class assignments, keep grade records and the like. But some- :lmes the machines slip up, as they did at Myers Park High School in Charlotte, N.C. The result, according to the National Education Association publication, "Education U.S.A.": One girl received a monotonous schedule with several lunch jerlods; another had only one unch period, but it was at 8:45 a.m.: a student who had flunked French I three tjmes found jimself promoted to French IV; and another student almost got away with a restful' semester— hree study hajls. School officials blamed it all on human error in preparing the data. First building hi America erected specifically for hotel purposes was New York's 73-room City iote} which opened in 1794. The.Pyrejiees^Mountains extend bout 309 mJJeg frpm the to csl t *!? y % the cording to the annlca. •

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