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ALTOM EVENSN6 By John Collet! Murphy , 1OU1D1H6HOSPIT/U. RIGHf/WY, FRIDAY, AUGUST 9,1983 KERRY DRAKE By Alfred Andrlola THINK WE'D BETTER PAY A CALL ON "If SHE ALREADY KNOWS ABOUT HER LATE •DORBLLE DUBLIN/,. IS IT OKAY IF t BREAK I EMPLOYER'S GENEROSITY/... JUST BEFORE THE SOOD NEWS TO HER? T^ «^ I YOU CAME IN, SHE PHONED TO ASK WHEN THE WILL WOULP BE READ/ FLASH GORDON By Dan Barry WH-WHAT HAPPENED? , » THE MASTODON VANISHED' JOHNNY HAZARD By Frank Robbins RESCUE PARTIES SOT \ / 50, YOU JUST C/WE J VAH, AY PAN TWENTY VEAR VERY TRICKY,,, YAH.' STRONG MAYBE TWO,,, THREE FKOM THE SCENE, EH? CROSS-CURRENTS,,, ALSO HOW A50UT THAT? HUNTER \ YOUNSER,,, AY COMES UP TO THE CO.OMITES I FINP PLONPE TO COVER THE RESCUE .V 5MOR6A5BORP STORX OF THE YEAR,,, ^3 TOO / BOT NOW AMP PROMPTLY "RESCUES" I ,,,HAPPX FOR A 5WEPISH R=WCAKE.' BREAK' HOURS 5EFORE REACH r~ WHAT ARE THE AJK MUST WATCH NOT SET TOO 6UIPE HUNG UP ON / CURRENTS LIKE AROUNP CLOSE, J7OWN-PKAFJ FROM ROTORS COULP PLOW HANSINS AWN OFF WALL OF CUFF,,, THE SMITH FAMILY By Mr. and Mrs. George Smith WEU_ POUT ou E.V&* A>SV TO VsfEKR. MY SIR BAGBY By R. and B. Hackney I KNOW- N JUST THE ONE. HERE'S HIS ADDRESS ARE YOU ^y NO-1 REALLY GOING CAN'T TO WRITE A A WRITE BOOK f ALLWU NEED IS A GHOST WRITER- IT SHOULD BE ABOUT HERE. 8-9 THAT'S THE TROUBLE WITH SNERK-HE HAS SUCH A LITERAL MIND, I'M GLAD WE PIDNTA5KHM FOR A DEMON REPORTER. PROFESSOR PHUMBLE By Bill Yates WELL, AT LEAST I HAVE TO GIVE YOU CREDIT FOR X ONE THIN G, COGS WORTH.,. DONALD DUCK By Walt Disney you said ft. 1 ' ...but why?, DOG . . . ex/reme/y ho/ c/oys c/ur- Jng Jy/y and Augusf. /f was /hpughf fhaf /his express/on come mfo being because dpgs of/en wen/ mad in /he /leaf. By/ /he ancients a/so believed /ha/ when /he Dog S/ar, Sir/us, rose in con/vnc//on w//h /he swn, /he comb/ned hea/ of feo/h brought qboy/ /he su//ry wea/her, LITTLE EVE By JolHn RIVETS By George Sixta AFTER 4 CAN USE THE I COOL IN POOL IF YOU HURRY AMD RLUSHADE IT RIGHT AWAY.'' ^>^C>S|8§ • lim.1, l'ul.lW».r, N^W'>£&&}-A I K; ' 8-9 y.vni GOSH.' THSK£S HARDLY ANY THIS IS SOIN' TO TAKE i A LONG TIME TO FILL.' OH-STOP CRYING so SACK- HE'S NOT GOING TO DRINK IT , ALL/ (Jety School Sailor ttf ituind WUwCw,. THE BERRYS By Carl Grubert [ DADDY MAY I GET UNDER I THE SPRINKLER, IF I TAKE I MY THINGS WHEE/ THIS IS FUN/ PETER/ YOU SHOULDN'T LET JIMMIE RUN AROUND LIKE THAT/ to [WITHOUT ANY CLOTHES ON/ HENRY By Carl Anderson THANKS, BUT I DON'T HAVE THE HICCUPS I TRUDY © King FiHuta Spdialt. Inc., IlKJ. WurU liih 'Cell Me my! ;< Of course I remember the day I proposed to you— that was the,day I broke a hundred!" fc True Life Adventures SEA SAVAGES THE SPEEP1EST AS4P MOST NUMEROUS OF ' ANIt? >/)TH r'^His BARRACUDA *. is FE*?MAT?S THE MOST TFWFK2AJ- THAT ..... i., ... BA'RKAGUP'A.S HUh4T )h4 o BUT By A. LEOKUM Why Are There Different Kinds of Clouds? 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. Todays's will decide the winner. Today's Paul Mickelson, 10, Sioux FaUs, S.D. A cloud in the sky and a cloud of steam often look alike. In many ways they are alike, Each is made of partly condensed water vapor. What you see as a cloud therefore, is these tiny drops of,water All air has, some moisture hi i as water vapor. When warm mois air cools it often can no longer hold all its mosiiure as water vapor. The extra moisture changes (condenses) into small drops pf water which can be seen. If this air is next to the grounc it is called fog, If.it is hjgher in the air we call it a cloud.'Anc the kind of cloud it is depends on how high It is in,}the air. In fact there are really only four main families of clouds and they are: high clouds, middle clouds, low dbuds, and clouds which may extend through all levels. However, the names, that we have for clouds come from Latin words that describe their appearance, rather than their location. For example, "cirrus" means 'curl" or "ringlet," "Stratus" means "a spreading out." "Cumulus means "heap" or "mass," 'Nimbus" means "rain cloud." The most Important high clouds are cirrus clouds. They float 5 or njore mjjes above the earth, and are made of tiny particles o! ce, Cirrus clouds are feathery and threadlike. Middle clouds are called alto- tratus and alto-cumulus clouds. These clouds are made of Utile drops of water and are found from about 2 to 4 miles above the earth, clouds are called stratus. I clouds. They are found at levels less than a mile high and are made of water droplets, The fourth cloud family includes clouds which build up from low clouds to the very highest levels. They are called cumulus and cumulus-nimbus clouds. The cumulus-nimbus clouds are the thunderstorm clouds which sometimes look like big mountains. Cloud formalities help weather observers predict local weather conditions, since the appearance of different'- kinds of clouds are signs of changes in the atmosphere, FUN TIME The Chuckle Box Mary; There's a man outside with a wooden leg named Smith. Joe: What's the name of his other leg? Sue: Your pants look rather sad today. Tommy: What do you mean? Sue: Depressed. THE SCIENCE BOX Sew now for back to school! Little girls love the' middy-look with stars and stripes. Smart for school! Snucy sailor dress; another version—plaid and plain. Pattern 652: star transfer, printed pattern sizes 4, 6, 8, 10. State size. Thirty-five cents In coins for this pattern — add 15 cents for each pattern for first-class mailing and special handling. Send to Laura Wheeler, care of Alton Telegraph, 06, Nccdlocraft Dept., P.O. Box 101, Old Chelsea Station, New York 11, N. Y. Print plainly ; Pattern Number, Name, Address and Zone. . ' Newest rage—smocked accessories plus 208 exciting needlecraft designs in our new 1963 Needlecraft Catalog — just out! Fashions, furnishings to crochet, knit, sew, weave, embroider, quilt. Plus free pattern. Send 25 cents now. Campus Hits PRINTED PATTERN 4981 'SIZES 10-: M'you want to pitch fast ball, lere's how to do It scientifically. Swing your hand, arm, and body In the largest possible arc as you :hrow the ball. The reason Is that you swing the ball in an arc of a circle, and the greater the speed you give the bail in this circular arc the greater the speed t has when Jt leaves your hand. Answer to yesterday's Word Puzzle: Pry, Pay, Say, Sat, Set, Wet. Wit? the Britannica World. Atas or Yearbook of Events. Send It's the little boy look that merits the'most credits on campus! Make V-necked weskit of mohair or plaid wool, culotte skirt of gabardine. Printed Pattern 4981: Misses' Sizes 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20. Size 16 weskit 1% yards 54-inch; cu- lotte skirt 1% yards. Fifty cents In coins, for this pattern — add 16 cents for eaVh pattern for first-class mailing and special handling. Send to Anno Adams, care of Alton Telegraph, m, Pattern Dopt,, 243 W. 17th St., New York 11, N. Y. Print plainly Name, Address, Zone, Size and Stylo Number. PATTERN FREE! Mail coupon inside new Fall-Winter Pattern Catalog, ready now! Over 300 design ideas, all sizes. Send 50 cents for Catalog. DENTIST DRILLS FOB SPACE PITTSBURGH (ft) - Engineers at the Power Circuit Breaker Division of Westinghouse Electric Corp. in nearby TraHord had to make a dentist appointment to fill a space contract. The "patient" was an electrode for a 10,000-kllowatt arc heated - the device used tq simulate extreme conditions encountered by spacecraft upon centering the atmosphere, Engineers needed to enlarge two small openings inside the neck of the electrode, but they couldn't reach the spot with their precision :oojs. ' " 'i ' So they took it to the office of um5' ?' MIUlgan Jl<> in suburban |VilWnsburg. p r , Mllligan djd (he Job with a dental drill The dentist said he used an old-type low-speed drill to bore out the copper electrode, since for once he didn't have to wony about his patient's discomfort. In Arabja, coffee | 8 wltt(cardamom, ctow, our jokes to; Riddles, winner jss ilmbo-stratus, and sti-ato-cumulusUokeg, j'TeU Me Why!" Today's! 1*4-1 s^mld, Waco, Texas.