Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on September 18, 1963 · Page 14
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 14

Alton, Illinois
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Wednesday, September 18, 1963
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PAGE FOURTEEN ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH DAVID CRANE By Crelg Flessel WTfRDtDfOI,.\YESMRCWME, BUT VWai.fFfnS ^r^^.,..,, WWTTDSE£Me?yva»'RE/*BOimO /QAMSWt/<FWMINUTES, VOU KNCW THAT/ KERRY DRAKE By Alfred Andriola BIO BON BOLT WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 1963 By John Ctallen Mrarphy LIKE A QUEEM/ ON THESE K- RATIONS.. ANP FffESH FRUIT.'., THE FREIGHTER IS CHARTERED BY A CITRUS GROWERS FIRM.' REIAX, HONEY/ THESE HAIL HEADS ARE WXLSE/AFTER THE SHIP SAILS, K>U UNFASTEN THE HOOKS AND WALK AROUNP THE HOLD' fiREAT/ AND HOW DO I BAT !T, SAM.'.. WHFN CAN YOU PUT /WE ON BOARD? 1 R6URED RV5HT; TOY RAN/ XXl'U. OT IN THERE AS SNUO ; AS A RAILROAD IN A ROOMETTE/ FLASH GORDON By Dan Barry THEN VOULL RUN IT WITHOUT ME! I KNOW OF BETTER WAYS TO DIE! AND I KNOW OF WORSE, SIGNOR FLASH! BOTH, SIGNORINA. V HAICI BUT THE PALIO IS A HORSE RACE! YOU MAKE IT SOUND LIKE A DEATH- OUEL, DUKE RONALDO! JOHNNY HAZARD By Frank Bobbins THESE ARE PHOTOS I AN7 LAST YEAR'S W6 5TORY THE PEATH OF A NOTORIOUS JEWEL THIEF IN A PLANE CRASH.' SEEMS TO TIE UP WITH THAT SEM-LA7EN PUR IN THE NEST, YAH, Ml?, KANE? THAT MEN THINK OF TOOK WHEN YOU PELIBERATELY I MEASA'PUMBRONPE? V-YOU SPEAK WITH A WRITER'S IMAGINATION, MISS ENSSTROM/ WHAT EASE'S N£ST,,,W-WHAT JEWELS PO YOU REFER TO,,,? 3LEW >OUK SUIPE OFF THE CUFF' REAP WHAT THE POCK WRETCH :5CKAWLH7 ON THE BOCK PERHAPS I CAN REFRESH YOUR MEMORY., POYOU THINK YOUR FAMILY M«HT SOME MrrM6WT06-TM6*l*OM6 THING TH*T THATYOUCOUJ> BORROW WINS TO CLASS Zcll Me BE SEATED, AIL OP YOU DOH'TSSEWHY <30T THINSSO By A. LEOKtiM LITTLE EVE THE SMITH FAMILY By Mr. and Mrs. George Smith Ax \CE POP TW\S BOTTLE. SIR BAGBY By R. and B. Hackney What Is Caffein? Win The 15-VoIume 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 wtntwr. Today's winner is: Mary Mead, 12, San Leandro, Calif. Today there is hardly a home in the western world where coffee isn't found. So the effects of coffee and caffein are of interest to a great many people. But did you know that coffee wasn't introduced into Europe until the latter part of the 17th century? Coffee was first known to the Abyssin- jians in eastern Africa, and for a [period of 200 years all the world's coffee came from Yemen, in southern Arabia. The roasted coffee bean contains many substances, and the best-known of these is caffein. It is a substance chemically related to uric acid. Caffein is not found in-a free state, but combined with acids. A coffee bean contains about one per cent caf- fein. The effects produced by drinking coffee are not due only to the caffein, but caffein is the strongest of the substances in coffee. By the way, tea also contains caf- fein, but the same amount of caf- fein in tea has a different effect than when in coffee. The reason is that in each case the caffein is combined with different substances. Also, if you add milk or cream to coffee, the caffein combines with the protein of the milk, and its action is weakened. What is the effect of coffee on the body? Surprisingly enough, it has not one effect but many. Coffee dilates the vessels in the brain and improves circulation there. It I stimulates the nerve cells. It also I increases the work done by the heart. (You can see how for some people this would not be desirable.) Coffee works on the movement cf the intestine, and so has a miid laxative action. Coffee also makes the gastric glands secrete more juices, and for some people this produces j "heartburn," while for others iti helps digestion. Altogether, cof-! fee acts as a stimulant to the> body and nerves. This is why some people complain that it j i "keeps them up" at night. , Generally speaking, drinking '• coffee is a matter of individual decision. People who are used to it, find it helps them feel better. Nervous people are apt to be injured by it. And of course, people who drink it to excess may find it quite upsetting. But isn't that true of anything we eat or drink? By Jolita WiTDOESNTEVEN PROFESSOR PHTJMBLE By Bill Yates NOTHING SEEMS TO MAKEPT GO, DR. VON TOUTHRIE. &ISSEST BRAINS AT OUR COMMAND? WELLyZDONY KNOW IF I. CAN HELP/ BUT I HAt/E PRETTY GOOD LUCK AT HOME SOMETIMES... ANYBODY GOT A HAIRPIN FUN TIME The Chuckle Box Jack: My girl wants me to gei a job. Jim: Oh? What are you looking for? Jack: A new girl. Pat: Did you ever tickle a mule? Charlie: No. Pat: You should try it. You'll get a big kick out of it! Win a Britannica Junior for Writing About "My Most Exciting Day This Summer" DONALD DUCK By Walt Disney IANSC YOUR WAYS., X3U/RE HEADED f»OR THE POOKHOU6C/' you said ft J ' ...but why? What day this summer was the most exciting to you? Why? Write a short letter about it and you may win a 15-volume set of Britannica Jr. Encyclopaedia. ImIportant: entries must be addressed "Exciting Day", Tell Me Why, and give your name, age, and address. Win the Britannica World Atlas of Yearbook of Events. Send your riddles, jokes to: Riddles, Jokes, "Tell Me Why!" Today's winner is: Carol Chase, 12, Clinton, Mass. 'SPEAK OF THE DEVIL" Said when the person under discussion at the rime, unexpectedly appears. In medieva/ rimes it was considered exfreme- ly risky to even mention the devi/, as o/d Nick had big ears and jusr might have made the scene. Don't miss the new Church and Religion Section in the Telegraph .... Appears every Saturday! RIVETS By George Slxta I OIDNT\ HAVE TH'\ HEART, LADY- / THE BERRYS By Carl Grubert PARENTS ARE FUNNY FIRST THEY SMACK YOU FOR DOING SOMETHING NAUGHTY... Ml, DEAR.. < f* WAIT TIL, WHATfe NEW?Y I TELL YOU WHATJIMMIE DID TODAY/ THEN THEY MAKE IT SOUND REAL CUTE WHEN THEY TALK ABOUT IT HENRY By Carl Anderson C.AU1 . otafbart' TRUDY Y^/'S'' © Kin, Fciwm Syndall. l»c, IM. WorfJ niM, mmi CROSSWORD - - - By Eugene Shefferl IZ /s 21 72. 33 SO 54- 51 52 Ib 29 w/m 41 20 17 Sf 47 B 42 5* to "I've got that one too!" True Life Adventures FROM THEIR -^ ,,- AREA AUOr4C-» THE - K10NTERBV FASTER &1&T&46, THEM TO THB 6HOWiU)4B6. HORIZONTAL 1. Invalid's food 4. ihade tree 7. cognizant 12. wine vessel 13. the turmeric 14. American author 15. la able 16. house wing 17. combine 18. assistance 10. a proficient 21. unexpected difficulty 23. poem 24. Amazon eatuary 28. German city 80. Polish city 82. Italian commune 85. • visible 48. Guide's highest note 49. dried orchid tubers 68. river (Sp.) 64. nothing 65. summon forth 66. perform 67. Abyssinian prince 68. assessed 69. disease of sheep 60. Netherlands commune VERTICAL 1. rodents 2. with might 8. Himalayan mammal 4. space 6. not often 6. hauled 7. touch end to end 8. skin tumor 9. cuckoo 10. soak flax 11. summer, in Franc* Answer to yesterday's puzzle. ii iiii 86. a Semitic language 88. part of locomotive 89. mother of Apollo 40. a king of Judah 43. shield SHBEI B-18 20. church berich 22. okra 24. investigate thoroughly 25. Inquire 26. Scottish explorer 27. beard of wheat 29. medieval short tale 81. Indonesian of Mindauf 82. chum 88. land meamir* 84. rodent • 37. surpasf 88. a cotton cloth 41. pinnacle of glacier let 48. category 44. Greek epic poem 48. mud volcano 46. hastened 47. carry 4». varying weight M QMM M,topu of wheat LN 8PBJ V • PR J V. S. Kln» OBVPTOQUII'S URJOFVNU _. 61, (ate .. inc.) 82. piece out J QRl/R

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