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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 14

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PAGE FOURTEEN ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH DAVID CRANE By Creig Flessel JV£ MEM THINKING OF/SKIN0 EilEEN TO BE MY WIPE, MRS. WtCOX,,4ND THIS AFTERNOON I GOT UP ENOUGH NERVf TO r r . /SK HEC, vu^-aamsfxj' /AND i WR6 GOING ON A LITTLC TRIP WITH THE CMNES 70 CLEM COVB FALLS, AND WHEN JVE RETURN WE'LL BE M/RR/EP- 1HOPK WE HAVE VOUR BLfSSIWG •^^^•^•'•^••••••••^••^^^^^•^•I^M ZT<r// </W<r KERRY DRAKE By Alfred Andriola tpOSGONE IT, JOHNNY/ ] ..i'VE BEEN A YANKEE ..._ CW5 NOW, *WIN& PINS*/.. WE'RE NOT MAKING SENSATIONAL >RESS AT FINPINS POODLE BOY SO LONG, »LL SIPeSTREETS LOOK ALIVE.. EVEN TOME/ IT SULLIES T PUBLIC IMASEOF THE BRILLIANT SLEUTH/ CONSULT A NO GOOPNIK NAMED What Is Sleep? 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: Jim Strachan, Wheaton, Maryland. FLASH GORDON By Dan Barry ALL THE CITY OF SIENA \ CELEBRATES TONIGHT—EACH \ QUARTER HOPES FOR VICTORY J IN THE PALIO TOMORROW! J BUTZ SHALL HAVE IT! JT' YOU HAVE MADE OUR PALIO FEAST A SUCCESSfSHGNORINA DALE! IVE HEARD OF YOUR PALIO-BUT JUST WHAT IS IT? AND WHY DID YOU CHOOSE FLASH TO RIDE YOUR COLORS, RONALDO? OHH--YOUR HIGHNESS... SORRY. I MEAN, RONALDO..! THIS IS SO MUCH FUN! JOHNNY HAZARD By Frank Robbins THERE IS A 5I& STORY HEf?E,YOHNNy,,,ITIS WORTH BI6 RISK! PO NOT WORRY FOR ME,,, CONFIDENT A5 I WAKE Pl(5 NOISE f, BEFORE-' WE CAN'T RI5K VOUR KAUTY OK 5RAIN5> BIR6IT,' WE KNOW KANE 1S A IF HE SHOULP SUSPECT 5RO-THER, WHEN I BREAK LOOSE FROM HERE AMP RECOVER THOSE 6EMS,,, THE FIRST THINS-1 WANT TO 00 \5 GET BETTER ACQUAINTED WITH A PIS—BEAUTIFUL— PI/MS PLONPE.' THE SMITH FAMILY By Mr. and Mrs. George Smith MOM,RON Vo so couu? WE &er HOUSE STRWfiWTENEO OP H* Gay lUlllc* Atmi Smia. I«. SIR BAGBY By R. and B. Hackney £\fi m WE'RE HAVE TROUBLE COMMUNICATING. ^\l ^\ c, ( HOW'S ^f I THINK ^ I THAT f J YOU'RE HAVING ' A LITTLE TROUBLE WITH THE ACCENT. >A lill-hUClun Srn'luli Ptituri PROFESSOR PHUMBLE By Bill Yates AND HE SAYS I DON'T KNOW HOW TO THINK BIG!.' EMPIRE STATE BUILDING,.. TEXAS...SPACE PROGRAM— NATIONAL DEBT? HIPPOPOTAMUS, ELEPHANT; DINOSAUR,,- DONALD DUCK By Walt Disney you Mid ft j • ..but why? "TO GRANT QUARTER" . . . originally, to spare o cap//ve enemy's We. Nowadays, /o give certain concessions in fhe bus/ness world. This phrase supposedly originated centuries ago in an agree- rnenf befween fhe Dutch and 4 Spaniards; that the ransom paid for a so/dier should be one quarter of his pay. i Have you ever gone without sleep for a long time? Then you know how tired lack of sleep can make you feel. And you know how refreshed you wake up from a good night's sleep. From this it seems clear that sleep is necessary to the body to restore the tired organs and tissues of the body. But just how does this tiredness make us feel a need to sleep? Science still does not have a good, complete explanation. JHere is one theory. There is a sleep center in the brain that is regulated by the blood. In the course of the day, certain chemicals and calcium pass into the blood as the result of our activities. The sleep center becomes "sensitized" by some of these substances, and when the calcium appears it makes the sleep center go to work. What the sleep center then does is block off part of our brain so that we lose our will and consciousness. Certain nerves are blocked off too, so that our organs and limbs fall asleep. This doesn't mean that all activity inside the body stops. The circulation of the blood goes on of course, although the heart beats more slowly. Our breathing becomes slower and less deep. Digestion goes on without any change. The liver and the kidneys continue working, though at a slightly lower pace. The body temperature drops (sometimes as much as one degree). And we may perspire a bit more during sleep. We are constantly being told that we need eight hours of sleep. This is true for most people and especially for young people who are very active and growing. But strangely ' enough, there are many people who need very little sleep and seem able to function quite well, while others need a "long" sleep to be at their best. For example, two of the world greatest philosophers, Schopen- hauer and Kant, were "long" sleepers. Alexander the Great was a "short" sleeper. A good general principle is t sleep as long as you have to in order to feel happy and be able to work at your best when you wake up! * # # * PUN TIME The Chuckle Box Visitor: Well Emily, what are you going to do when you grow up to be a big lady like your Mommy? Emily: Diet, of course. * * * * Teacher: Susie, how many feei in a yard? Susie: That depends on how many people are in the yard. * * # * DID YOU KNOW? BIO BEN BOLT SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14,1963 By John Cullen Murphy MVSELP HOWTO H/WDLE WHAT YOU'RE mulNe ME, T COULD TALK-TO ) THAT WOULDN'T CUT WO IC6, MISS BOSTWICK—/ 86N. HQSlRif'LLMAKB 'EM LIKE AND RESPECT M6 UK6 YOU SAID I SHOULD, > UP isrro CROWDS, ANDY, i SUPPOSE IT'S THAT W/AYIKI AH. ' SCHOOLS. AND YOU'RE ^ THE NEW BOY. LITTLE EVE By Jolita Earthquakes have caused much damage and lost many lives While nobody can say the records are absolutely accurate, it is believed that during an earthquake that took place in China on Janu ary 23, 1556, a total of 830,000 people were killed! Win the Britannica World Atlas or Yearbook of Events. Send your riddles, jokes, to: Riddles, Jokes, "Tell Me Why!" Today's winner is: Lynn Brissey, 10, Anderson, South Carolina. "Quit rents" are due the mon arch of England for property granted in the past to national neroes and royal favorites. These rents include six horseshoes, two white greyhounds, a salmon spear, a snowball, a large eel pie and a :K'd of straw. Don't miss the new Church and Religion Section in the Telegraph .... Appears every Saturday! RIVETS By Oeorge Sixta THE BERRYS By Carl Grubert HEY JIMMIED CAN YOU COME OUT AND PLAY? I HAVE TO STAY IN.-. MY DADOS' IS TAKING CARE OF ME WHILE MY MAMA r- • IS SHOPPING/ j-—-> HENRY By Carl Anderson TRUDY By Eugene Sbeffer "Nancy Ridgeway and I traded leftovers." <> True Life Adventures KJOTA CEM .OSJ A THIS \& THH 'M)1,E-H)<3H 1O/ OOO -Ml L.S -X-OM<3 MID-ATLANTIC MOUNTAIN WTTH A "FANTASTIC OF V^HAT IT M)<SHT J-OQK WKfi OUR THKOLJOH 12. 15 31 25 30 33 38 42 48 22 39 2? 40 _L 3/ 34 W< /3 43 49 57 44- 41 2O 37 3S SO to 23 HORIZONTAL 1. manner of walking 6. African antelope 8. strike 12. Verdi apera 13. sped 14. sound 16. pleasure* seekers 17. insects 18. loiter 19. butt 21. lure 24. denomination 25. affirm 26. inflame 27. sin 80. cavern 81. nourishes 82. Edgar Allan— 88. college course 84. female 85. quote 86. binders 87. confronted 88. 41. conflict 42. fruit 43. entertainment 48. Lake 49. vessel 60. leaping amphibian 61. obtains 62. small child 63. dispatch VERTICAL 1. breach 2. be indisposed 8. actress: Luplno 4. actor: Robert—— 6, liquor 6. negative 7. vacillating 8. commence Answer to yesterday's puzzle. aaW SMMQS WflH 9-14 9. crave 10. poker atalM 11. plague 16. inlet 20. perform* 21. child's word 22. always 23. penny 24. plants 26. listens to the end (2wda.) 27. heroic in scale 28. routine 29. part of clarinet 31. censure 35. printer*! marks 36. dlscloieg 37. distant 88. vomit 89. fairy 40. precipitation 41. proceeded 44. In behalf fll 40. digit 1868, JClu* Fenturw 8ynd., Inc.) FBWRR8O JY BOPHA JT UHP8A» UJPWK JYYBTKF FRWBTR HPFF. Ye»t*«lay's Oryptoqulp: TQO MAW PRV MARTINW CLOUD CICRBBRAJU ASSURANCE

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