Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on September 23, 1963 · Page 14
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September 23, 1963

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 14

Alton, Illinois
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Monday, September 23, 1963
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PAGE FOURTEEN ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH MONDAY, sju DAVID CRAKE By Gretg Flessel Yts, HONR; j ret t> THINKING 1 SHOULD tNOUOH ID FWD OUT JVH<T TT WWJDN WNtH? TO SEE Ml KERRY DRAKE By Alfred Andriola UXKEPUP/ AND NO LtSHTS SHOWING/.. SHOULP WE HANG AROUNP, •WINS'? PILL MDUR LUNGS WITH FRESH AIR, TOV fAN.'..ANP 5TKETCH YOUR LEGS!.. IT'S YOUR LA3J CHANCE TILL THE BOX IS IN THE HOLP.' TOR Awl, JOHNNY/I KNOW MR. SREENE HAS LIVING CHARTERS IN THE REAR? GO FINP A FRUIT COMWNY FREIGHTER- THE 'SANTA CARITA '— ANP ASK HOW CLOSE WE CAN SET TO THE SANGPIANK/ ACTING ON THE TIP FROM HIP FDO IK, JOHNNY ANP "WINSCTN6* SPEEP TO THE IMPORTER'S SHOP... FLASH GORDON By Dan Barry TO THE STABLES... THE PALIO BEGINS! TRAPPED IN l6TH-CENTURriTALY... A PRISONER...«£... CftSH ROTTEN .HOPPE PIPSQUEA IOUGHTA VIOLENT. yPBftlNGINO, MC LOOTI AND I CANT EVEN AY MY WAY OUT! JOHNNY HAZARD By Frank Robbing WHILE THE CHALET SLEEPS, KANE SUPS INTO THE TRCXW ROOM-, 5B.K7W&A HeH-FOWErargCTE- HE PRIES OPEN THE AMMO PKAWER,,, RIREJ ANP MOMENTS LATER., I BELIEVE M EARLY STARTS, PEAR RR6IT/ SET PRE55EB, WE'RE 6OIN& JEWEL HUNTING/ THE SMITH FAMILY By Mr. and Mrs. George Smith MOV/ SIR BAGBY By R. and B. Hackney ARE THATS OEOfWRA BUT THE HISTORy BOOKS SAY *ONE LOOK AT CLCOPATKA WAS ENOUGH TD DRIVE MEN PROFESSOR PHUMBLE By Bill Yates SAYS CURVATURE HE IT'S FUN LISTENING IN ON PHUM&LE£ LECTURES TO LIZZIE THE LASSTRONAUT; DONALD DUCK By Walt Disney you rai ft! • ••but why? . . . to mooch, bum, beg. 7Vi« txprts»/on originated from /ho French MOftDRC L'OREILU, "a toft coreii and wh/iperecf endearment accompanied by a genf/e n/p of /he ear." Now, when reques/ing a loan, you don'/ shou/ from /he house/ops, bu/ Jf pot- i/b/e whisper in /he ear of /he in/ended victim. Veil Why! BIG BEN BOL'i 1 By JohnCollen Mafphy By A. LEOKUM How Do We Knoiv Bow Much Rain Has Fallen? Win The 15 - Volume Brltannica 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:. Elijah Ward, 10, Starr, South Carolina Almost everybody knows, just before it starts to rain, that it's ?oing to rain. All you have to do Is look at the clouds. But rain actually starts with the sun! The heating of the earth by the sun (bodies of water and damp soil), causes the water to turn to water vapor and become mixed with the air. Warm air rises and takes with it the water vapor which has[ evaporated from the surface of I :he earth. As this warm air rises, it gradually cools and forms a :loud. The tiny droplets become arger and larger as they collect more moisture. Finally the drops >ecome so large that they can no onger be held up by the air currents, and they fall to the ground as rain. How can we measure how much rain has fallen? This is done by means of an instrument called a Cain gauge. One type of gauge used by the United States Weather Bureau is shaped like a hollow tube closed at the lower end, with a funnel at the v top. The gauge is placed in an open area, away rom buildings and trees. When •ain occurs, a measuring stick is used to tell how much rain has fallen into the tube. Rainfall is measured by the depth of rain in the bottom of the gauge. If there is an inch of rain in the gauge the weatherman says that one inch of rain has fallen. This means that, if the rain• fall is uniform over a given area, enough rain has fallen to make a sheet of water an inch deep over that area. Of course, since the water soaks into the ground or runs off in streams and rivers, it is not possible to see the rain spread out all at once over any large area in this way. The amount of rain mat falls in a region during a year has a great deal to do with the region's climate. A place having less than 10 inches of rainfall during the year is called a desert. Ten to 20 inches is enough to grow grass and pasture for raising cattle. If more than 100 inches of rain falls during the warm season, trees and plants become so thick that a jungle is formed! FUN TIME The Riddle Box 1. Where was Solomon's Temple? 2. Who was the greatest actor in the Bible? 3. What bow can never be tied? ANSWERS: 1. On the side of his head. 2. Samson. He brought down the house. 3. A rainbow. THE TRICK BOX AMDY6MMT, CMR60PULYSSCS ." WHL, SOSJ-MMISHTY— DON'T HARDLY UNDERST/WP HALF THISSTUFPl 0U*NM» THE MID- LITTLE EVE By Jolita Try this on a friend. Challenge him to "push a quarter through a finger ring." When he gives up, just put your finger through the ring and push the quarter! Win the Britannica World Atlas or Yearbook of Events. Send your riddles, jokes to: Riddles, Jokes, "Tell Me Why!" Today's winner is: Monica Walsh, 13, New York, N. Y. VOLUNTARY AID WASHINGTON (AP) — Filty- five relief agencies last year distributed $365.5 million worth of aid in needy areas abroad, a government report states, including $161 million by Catholic Relief Services, $41.4 million by Church World Services (Protestant and Orthodox) and $30,2 million by American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. Don't miss the new Church and Religion Section in the Telegraph .... Appears every Saturday! THE BERRYS By Carl Grubert AW, ' CMON, JIMMIED CANT YOU fM GOING TO TELL, MAMA ON YOU! BUT HE PUT MARBLES HENRY By Carl Anderson TRUDY 'I'm in here—in the Black Hole of Calcutta!' fc True Life Adventures ->* ».- -',: ' * '-" -' <& *BLANKET c of SNOW^IJ • '*; '•%-•"* *•*-'" ^ r . *< ^> •••.-*, i ^ t * , f .^4^ "^ ;/-'••:*'-.'• i'*!" \ & SNOWFLAKE >e ONUV ABOUT 1O% ICS.THS KEST >S AIR. SINCE AttTK. )S A GQCK? 1 JMSULATOK-xA SO^T BJ-ANKBT OF SMOW FKOVJPSS ~ CROSSWORD - - - By Eugene Sbefir\ si 33 60 4-1 42. 21 34 (67 31 43 to II 17 2o •3.7 44 4*. HORIZONTAL voweU •.ChineM tea 8. toe ohlck-pe* 12. wander 13. fabulous bird 14. Ireland 15. holly tree 16. flowering ahrub 18. fate 30. rob 21. poem 22.the»un 38. unaccompanied 26. thorough* fare* 80. armed conflict 81. Tunisian ruler 60. operaUc melody 61. undivided 02. serpent lizard 08. legume 04. seine 05. woody plant YERTIOAI, l.dry 2. jetty 8. the bird! 4. minor church officer 0.ok) hag* 0. (acred T.Wghcwi 8. tender ».be conveyed 10. (cope 11. European blackbird 17. Hebrew 28. solema wonder 14. Malay gibbon 20. money of account Instrument IfccypriaoU fi* 22. pen for •win* 28.alw ».J«MOMM com KUpardiei Anawer to Saturday's punle. W. variety of 88. obUUratlon 86. church Uw 88. some 47. enticinf if. wicked Nwteeta*. 48. Charge! ^) OBYPTOQUIP8 IJPQBWF ZLKW WJQQ FOO (.9 B8IP 8LJK. ?t ELKFf TBBJRi I FO R

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