Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on August 30, 1963 · Page 10
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August 30, 1963

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 10

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f JBM DAVID CRANE By Cfeig Hessel EtlEfcN, Wli H3U COME IM HERE/A MINUTE, PLEASE? eOODNIGKf.,,SH6 ( LI. 66 MOMENT. SIT DOWN, ELLEEN PLE/SE.v.WE WANT DKAKE By Alfred Andriola 1FK5URE IT THIS WAY, JOHNNY/.. IF HAZELL IS THE KILLER, HIS WIFE PIDN'f EXPECT HIM TO SET IN SO >/«, AND IF WE CROWP HER A LITTLE SHE'LL BREAK/ SGT. PRAKE'., /t. SQUAP CARS ALL OVER THE PLACE.' ma REN BOLT LltlElWLLY MCK 6fHEUNt>IN At PLYMOUTH FORD. H6UM04N IROMMOK5EK 1No% Fonder LIT1?LE EVE By Joltta A WOMAN FELL OR JUMPEP.. FROM JP THERE FLASH GORDON By Dan Barry ...HE LL LEAVE > US STRANDED HERE! ,YOU SEE... I VE TAKEN PRECAUTIONS BLAST VOU...«m/IWi, r IM GOING TO SUE THE LOT OF YOU! THROW YOU IN JAIL FOR LIFE! NOBODY TREATS CASH MCLOOT LIKE THIS..." MCLOOT... ALONE,WITH THE TIME-HOPPER! IF HE SETS IT RUNNING AGAIN FLASH.'I THINK I'VE GOT THAT DAMAGED CIRCUIT REPAIRED! ALL RIGHT, MC LOOT...YOU'VE GOT TEN SECONDS TO GET ABOARD, OR WE LEAVE YOl) TO SABERTOOTHS! RIVETS By George Sixta JOHNNY HAZARD By Frank Robbins HE'5 STILL NEWS ENOUGH TO BE SET UP FOR AN INTERVIEW,,, 'SPECIALLY BY A BLONPE QUIZZEE.' CAN'T TELL WHAT HE fMISHT SPILL,,, 5UTATTHEPESK,,,, ANP IF HIS EYE IS OCCUPIED PERHAPS THE MINP WILL WANPER, YAH?I THINK I CHANGE INTO SOMETHING- JOHNNY, OUR 1JNE OF INQUIRY STARTS WITH THE PESK CLERK-' BIR6IT'S ELECTEP TO BEARI7 THE LION IN HIS PEN A PEAK GULEI7 "EAGLE'S NEST"? SCUSATI, SISNORI,, ALL MY LIFE X LIVE HERE, BUTNEVER,,,POI HEAR. OF SUCH PLACE.' THE SMITH FAMILY By Mr. and Mrs. George Smith 1961, I'ublblicn Syndicate THE BERRYS By Carl Gmbert IN CASE VOURE INTERESTED. MOM AND DAD ARE COMING UP THE FRONT WALK./j— ILL DO IT WHEN I'M GOOD AND READY/ WHILE WE'RE SHOPPING/^ CUT THE GRASS—TRIM THE HEDGE,.,.WATER THE FLOWERS.. . •--.-< •• -KI- -.- \^ .. -DWt, 1'llhli.lli-r* NVw»|M|lrt Mary's Little Lamb—straight out of the nursery rhyme to de- ight any child. Woolly, loop-stitch lamb. Crochet each part separately. Fine wool for smart, heavier for large size. Pattern 55!?: crochet directions. Thirty-five cents In coins for this pattern — iulcl 115 cenls for MH'Ji puUoni for first-class mull- tig and special handling. Send to Lnnrn Wheeler, care of Alton Telegraph, (i(i, Neccllecraft Dept., P.O. Box 1(11, Old Chelsea Station, New Vork 11, N. V. Print plain- y Pattern Number, Name, Address and Zone. Biggest Bargain in Needlecraft History! New 1964 Ncedlecralt Catalog has over 200 designs, costs only 25 cents! A "must" f you knit, crochet, sew, weave, embroider, quill, smock, do crewelwork. Hurry, send 25 cents right now. Step-Saver Apron PRINTED PATTERN HENRY By Carl Anderson FOLLOW 'ME, SIR BAGBY By R. and B. Hackney THE GHOST WRITER A WHAT IS THINKING OF J KINDf IDEAS FOR A BOOK. l. THINK ITS A LOVE STOR PROFESSOR PHUMBLE By Bill Yates WANT i you TO BE A LITTLE MORE SPECIFIC COGSWORTH WHEN I ASK YOU AVERY TECHNICAL QUEST/ON ABOUT THE COURSE A CAPSULE SHOULD PIREDTO ACHIEVE A GIVEN ORBIT... Mtura Sjndicilt, Inc., )J«J, Voild liihli rntrvrd "Mom! I've traded my marble collection!" True Life Adventues GREENER WATERS DONALD DUCK By Walt Disney you said ft j but why? SHOOT TH6 CHUTES AS PISH AMP KOULS THE BANK INTO "To Grin Like A Cheshire Cat Made famous in Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland," this phrase supposedly originated in Cheshire when the loco/ ear/ ordered a signwriter to paint the family crest, which included a lion ram* pant, on the signboards of nearby inns. But the artist, not being overly familiar with lions, produced something r»» sembling g grinning tabby, TTfe NO <SAME.TH£ gAST NP1AK ANA8AS T=i.OFPEP ACROSS SEVERAL, MJUSS OF / T7USTV X»ANt7 FROM HIS OLP TO TH>S NEW OKA* BREAK IT UP/ MOVE ALONG, NO LOITERING' By A. LISQKUM When Was the Gun Invented? Win The 15-Volume Britannica Junior 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: Scott Brackenbary, 11, Pleasant Grove, Utah. Many people are interested in guns, and some even collect antique guns. But if you think guns -^-or > firearms, as they are call ed — are a modern invention this will surprise you. Firearms are about GOO years old! The.-first small firearms •'-appeared lat£ in the 14th century and were ijkiiown as hand cannon.-The Barrels were made ol copper or iron tubes, closed at the rear. Near, this- end (the butt) \yas drilled, a small "touch- hole" 'for setting fire to the powder inside.; ,Th'e,, butt ended in a hollow socket. ;Into'this fitted a straight' wooden stick' or stock. The mechanism t ; which ^ ea & gun is called the lock, The'next improvement in .the,gun had to do with this. About/1425 a forked piece of metal 'pivoted t6 one side of the stock'was added. It held a bit of smoldering wick or match. This piece could be work ed back and "'forth-to let the burning match down into the touch - hole and .so fire the charge. The next step in the evolution of" the gun (between 1475 and 1500) was to bend the stock downward. Then the user could hold it against his •shoulder to take up the .recoil or Kick, At the same time he could aim along the tube o.r, barrel, at his target, This gun was called a hackbut. .About the year 1515, the wheel lot* was Invented, which gave the gun a better tiling mechanism, A rough • edged -steel wheel was spun against a flintiiKe piece qf pyrites. This priced Ms in a pmajj "priming" pan which sat on top of the wheel, The pajj waj ayed with powder and a small hole connected with the inside of the barrel; The flintlock was a type of gun lha remained in use for a long tlm. —until about 1840. Changes'.anc improvements were made in it but it .still : struck sparks with flint and .steel. Since wir. don't have the space to go into the whole story of de velopment of guns, this will give you an idea of its early begin nings. Firearms for use by one hand also have an interesting history, quite different from the gun, FUN TIME The Chuckle Box Teacher: Birds, although small, are remarkable crea lures. -For example, what can little bird do that you can't do? 1 Jimmy: Take a bath in a sau cer. Jane: My dentist bought a new home in the country. Sue:' What does he cail it? • Jane; "Tooth Acres", TH KPVI'ILK BOX Save steps when you tidy up —just pop things into the handy pockets of this gay cobbler apron. Easy to fit; Printed Pattern •' 4570: Misses' Sizes Small (10, 12); Medium (14, 16); Large (18, 20). Medium, 2% yards 35-inch. Embroidery transfer included. .'•: Fifty cents In coins for tliis pattern — add 15 cents for each pattern for first-class mailing and special handling, Send to Anno Adams, euro of Alton Telegraph, 177, Pattern Dopt., 843 W. 17th St., New York U, N.Y. Print plainly Name/ Address, Zone, Size and Style Number, Pattern free! Mail coupon inside new Fall-Winter Pattern Catalog, ready now! Over 300 design ideas, ali sizes. Send 50 cents for Catalog. M Imagine you're a spy and you were handed this mysterious message. Could you figure out what jt means? It's really message o! three words, See tomorrow's paper for the answer, Answer to yesterday's Cross Word Puzzle, ACROSS. 1. Faqe 4. Up 5. Axis 7. Urn 10. Ride J2, Ma 13. Llama 14. Let 15 No 16. Shy, pOWtf, J,,Fou.r 2, Gandje 3, Ex ,4. Us 6. In 8, Rill 0. Pa W, Ijfote 13, PORT MORESBY LOW COST HOUSES SELL FOR ?i;400 PORT MORESBY - A Port Moresby builder, T. DJrKJn has a process known as 'guhlte', under which he can build houses to sell at not more than JUOG, The houses comprise a beiJroof, tojlet, shower, living room and kitchen n a floor space W ft by 24 feet. DJrkln erected the, first demonstration house on his property at 3oroko. The public, •Works Dept. has given him a contract to build 9 similar houses as a test project at Hohola, a low cost native res- dential area at Port Moresby, Win the Bi-itaimica World AUas pr yea/bpofc .ol Events, Send, to; I" Today's GERMAN FARM MACJHNEHV SALES OBQP IN V|3A|l HAMBURq - Jndutoe.8 which produce agricultural machinery motors, and tractors sold about 12 per cent less than In the previous yenr w Germany. Qf the total sales of 2,860 million marks sales represented 730 jjjilHiwi were ex . wrted. jn domestic sales, SB sn Inquiry of the Association of Agrl- cultural Machinery .and Tractors reveals, 1.130 million marte were epent on agricultural machinery and 050 mllllofl marks, on agricut tortl wotors and • fc*>>-

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