Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on September 12, 1963 · Page 36
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 36

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PAGE THIRTY-SIX ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12,1963 DAVID CRANE By Creig Flessel »VfU., Sl»3 6C£M GOW /»« HOUR SHE SHOULD B£ CALL THE CflANES t I'M Gt/D VCWRe ty(CK, EU.EESU.4ND SOMETHING I MUST TEU.YOU. DR. CULVER, M3ULD M3U OBJECT IF WE EXCUSED OURSELVES? WWYIS, I WOULD o&Ject. IF TOU H/AVE /W- THING TO 3AY TO ELLEEN J LIKE TO HEAR IT MERE THEY COMf "Cell BIG BEN BOLT By John Ctdlen Morphy KERRY DRAKE By Alfred Andriola TOY FAN/ LONG TIME NO SEE.' A C'ELESTIAL 5HAMUS WATCHES FOR MANY THIN6S 7OHNNY...UH, AH, Y£S.'..5UCH A A DAME WHO USED SILVER SC LONG SHE IS CLUMSy WITH NEED YOUR AGAIN HOW (X> VOU INTENP TO GO ABOUT RNCXN6 TOY FAN.'WINS PINS'? PALAZZO OF THE DUKE OF LUPA...ON THE EVE OF THE GREAT PALIO RACE! ' A TOAST TO VICTORY! AND FORTUNE TO OUR RIDER THE FOREIGNER WHO CALLS HIMSELF FLASH..! SPECIAL GUEST.... BEAUTIFUL'. MAGNIFICENT! FRIENDS! TOMORROW OUR FORTUNES RIDE ON THE COLORS SO KANE FK5UKES THE JEWELS HAVE BEEN WRITTEN OFF W THE AUTHORITIES,,, ANP THEY'RE Hlf, FREE ANP CLEAR.!.!?. HE CAN ELIMINATE,,THE LONE WITNESS' WHICH HE PROCf EC75 TO TWO 5TA6ES.' RJNSLINS THE RRST ATTEMPT.,, HE OVrtPLETES HIS TASK WITH THE COPTER' WHICH ALL MAKES FOR 6KEAT CONJECTURE,.. 3UT SINCE ONLY WITNESS IS PFAP— HOW WE PROVE ? NOW THE PUZZLE FITS.' KANE'S 6UIPE WLISTVE KNOWN OF THE PLANE CRASH ANF THE AVS5/N6 6EM5,,, TOLP KANE WHEN THEY FOUNP THE NEST,,, Mr. and Mrs. George Smith -..•5VCIN LEVIOJ'ONE O'CAT,! MEE, HEE, SEEK; OKU VOO PUTTvAE. VtSVT M\N\. ME By A. LEOKt'M What Causes n Mirage? Win The 15-Volume Britannica ! Junior Encyclopedia for school land home. Send your questions. | name, age, address to "Tell Me ! \Vliy!" care of this paper. In case !of duplicate questions, the author will decide the winner. Today's winner is: j Candy Oldfield. 10, San Jose. Calif. Most people think of a mirage as something that occurs only in the blazing heat of a desert, and is seen by weary travelers who are dying for lack of water. Well, you have probably seen more mirages than any traveler in the desert! Here is why. When you ride oni a highway on a hot day and ap-i proach the top of a hill, the road' ahead may look wet. You are see! ing a mirage. Because of course.; I when you reach the "wet" pan ! you find that it is really dry and : the "wet" area seems to have | moved farther ahead. ' What you really see is light i from the sky that has been bent by a layer of hot air with cooler lair above it. This makes the road | look wet. To the thirsty traveler in | the desert, this same condition may cause him to have a vision | of a lake of clear water surrounded by trees. What happens, whether it's on a broad, sandy plain, or on a highway that has become heated by the sun, is that the air next to the surface of the earth becomes less dense than the cooler air above it Under these conditions, jthe light waves coming from a distant object or from the sky travel faster in this heated, less 'dense air than in the upper, cooler air. I The light waves are therefore (bent (or "refracted"] upward, so that they seem to come from a lower point than they actually do. In other words, you see the light waves coming from the sky as if they were coming from the road or desert and you have the I impression of seeing water. A very curious type of mirage sometimes occurs at sea. People can see ships and icebergs above (the level of the ocean when there! i are really' none nearby. This effect is called "looming." In this case, there is cold air near the surface and warm air over it. Distant objects seem to be raised by the bending of the light rays. They can be seen even when they! lie beyond the horizon. SIR BAGBY By R. and B. Hackney I KNOW WE'RE IN EGYPT — BUT WHEKSf PROFESSOR PHUMBLE By Bill Yates ^ WHY'S LIZZIE STROLLING AROUND WITH HER HELMET AND AIR CONDITIONER. ON?' ITS HER HAIR. DRYER/ your FUN TIME The Chuckle Box First Farmer: Quite a storm we had last night. Second Farmer: Damage barn any? First Farmer: Don't know, haven't found it yet. Joe: Why are you eating th banana with the peel? Jack: I know what's inside. CROSS WORD PUZZLE DONALD DUCK you said ft! ' .but why? "GIFT OF THS GAB" Speaking ability, talkativeness, or the ability to yak on, incessantly. From Ireland and Scotland, GAB is a very old Gaelic word for "mouth." Some author!' ties believe that the phrase may also be related to the French GABER, "to boast." David Suter, 17, Rochester, N Y. wins a Britannica World A las for this original cross w o r puzzle. Send your cross word pui zle to "Cross Word Puzzle," Te Me Why, with your name, age and address. ACROSS: 1. Piece of furnitur 5. Part of foot (plural 6. Past o run 7. Negative 8. Preposition 9 House animal 10. Oceans 11. T jive Someone pleasure. DOWN: 1 Garment 2. Female fowl 3. Lik 4. Wild fights 5. Character 7. Or derly 9. Vegetable 10. Point o compass. Win the Britannica World Atla, or Yearbook of Events. Send you riddles, jokes to: Riddles, Jokes "Tell Me Why!" Today's winne is: AJben Quinones, Lorain, Ohio. UPPER ARLINGTON, Ohio (AP) — An unusual part of Mrs J. K. Shewmaker's coin collec tion is a hollow nickel. She acquired it two years ago in a roll of nickels from a bank The hollow nickel contained a de laced nickel and a dime, whicl gave it the usual weight of nickel. Test your knowledge of the news with the Weekly News Quiz... every Tuesday in the Telegraph! DIP MY UTTLE STUDENT RARE TODAY? DID YOU < ABSORB MUCH PRECIOUS KNOWLEDGE ? AMT MARTHA PERHAPS THE IAD WOULD LIKE AT4LL GLASS OF MILK AND ATASTY WEDGE OP YOUR RAMOUS SEVEN-LAYER CAKE,MARTHA. I'M MOT VERY HUNS*/, UJCL6 THAOV&JS • PISH TUSH, MY DBAR. BOY6EEMEP] LADS OP HIS A06 ARS RATHER,- /APT TO BE MOODY. RH- QUIET. / MEMBER THE STA0E VERY^ WELL INDEED. LITTLE EVE By Jollta RIVETS By George Slxta NATURALLY. WE DON'T LET HIM OUT AT NIGHT' OTHEJ? DOGS HOWL AT THE MOON. VO(JR \ , DOG HOWLS, ) 0d* AT THB SUN! nUPl YOUf?£ VE5Y IKISULDMS. DOUBTIMQ THOMAS' HE'S H£ ... TO 5££ A DOG PSYCHIA TKIST. HOW STUPID.' ITWIMK HE'S A LITTLE MIXED UP.' IF YOU MADE MY CAKE FALL BY SLAMMING THE DOOR, I'LL BE FURIOUS/ NOW LETS SEE... WHAT WAS I MAD ABOUT? BOY/ AM I MAD.' HENRY, SUPPOSE YOU GIVE US THE PLURAL OF "CHILD* CROSSWORD - - - By Eugene Sbeffer "Trudy! You've cleaned up the place!" True Life Adventures HAPPY HARVEST^ , ESKSUSH HARVEST MICE H1SEKNATE. ****'' SOMSDMES THHV MAV BS )H THE <2OXXI SHH/sVHS AWAV TO THE HORIZONTAL 43. associate 1. tranquil 47. lakes in Maine 49. learning 60. Princess 6. decay 8. tree covering 12. medley 13. actress! Gardner 14. onto 15. Khayyam 16. 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