Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on September 30, 1959 · Page 12
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Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa · Page 12

Carroll, Iowa
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Wednesday, September 30, 1959
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Junior Editors Quiz on- TIME QUESTION: How did ancient people use water to tell time? ANSWER: From his earliest days, man has always been vitally concerned with measuring time. First he noticed a connection between time and the sun and shade. He invented the sun dial, a device by which the sun casts a shadow on a calibrated disc. But a sun dial wouldn't work at night or indoors where there Is no sun. So man invented the hour glass in which sand filtered from one compartment to another at a measured rate of speed. In some, the sand took exactly an hour to change compartments. Sometimes, water was used instead of sand and the device was called a "water clock." Water clocks were used a lot in the Orient There is one more than 500 years old in Canton, China. FOR YOU TO DO: You can make a water clock by punching a pin-prick hole in a small container and letting water drip from it into another container. Using a regular clock, see how long it takes all the water to drip out. When you find out, you can use the water clock to measure time. (Janice Marquis of Norwalk, Conn., wins $10 for this question. Send your question on a postcard to Violet Moore Higgins, in care of this newspaper. If duplicate questions art received, Mrs. Higgins will select the winner.) SWEETIE PIE By Nodine Seltzer CARNIVAL By Dick Turner 'And do you realiie, gentlemen, that 15 cents out of every tax dollar is going to agencies other than ours?" SIDE GLANCES By Galbraith ' 0 9 -30 T.M B., U.S. p„ OB. "Would you mind delivering this to Mrs. Davis in the next block? It's an invitation to the next PTA tea and pur postage stamp fund is very low!" 9- 3o '»H»s >ii on. OUT OUR WAY BY J. R. WILLIAMS OUR BOARDING HOUSE with MAJOR HOOPLi "Take us to your chief!" TIZZY By Kate Osann "These modern work-saving devices arc okav, I guess, but I'd rather have servants!" A Few Beasts Answer to Previous Puzzle ACROSS 1 Hound 4 Horses do it 8 For fear 12 Moslenv official 13 Sacred image 14 Range 15 French sea 16 Stopping 18 More staid 20 Shelters 21 Guido's note 22 Distant 24 Hireling 26 Disparage 27 Watched 30 American logician 32 Legislate body 34 Beetle 35 Revised 36 Means of transportation 37 Free* 39 Food containers 40 Mathematical function 41 Oriental coin 42 Donkeys 45 Go back 49 Moderate 51 Three (prefix) 52 Leave out 53 Country 54 Sesamo 55 Cavities 56 Vehicle 57 Dine DOWN 1 Boulder and others 2 Curved molding 3 Boutonnieres 4 Lariat 5 Land mea.sure27 6 Fenced in 28 place 29 1 Compass point31 8 Tardier 33 0 Ireland 38 10 Transmitted 40 11 Labels 41 17 Gazed fixedly42 1« Vigilant 43 23 Welds 44 24 Fencing 46 ssvord 47 25 Vend 48 26 Finch 50 Shiny fabric Solar disk Espouses Color Saltpeter Run off tracks Clans Mount Upon Half (prefix) Hit French verb Sopg Tip Legal term 1 I ? 1 1 1 8 9 10 II IZ. 1? H 1? It i? 18 _ • a - Zl • 11 I) J n 11 • L mil IS Z9 I * v ft 1 • 18 to • <0 I it 11 W 49 )\ 11 11 V % J? BOOTS AND HER BUDDIES News Travels BY EDGAR MARTIN 7J" oon DAY, AW &OOT> /VAN I'M MER£ -\C 555 A\R. MOZART A30UT A— HAR-RU WPH.' — 30'.,,. AlUSICAL UNDERTAKING CF SB SAT IMPORTANCE T&HW.'IF YOU 'LL R.N.5 fOR OsJ£ OF YOUR WMO\ii ~o E5C0RT MS T0K15 SUITE .I'LL SB= THAT HE'S INFORUED OP YOUR D!i-iSENC£/, flWJ-V MOW/ (5\OTTO e?SDI6- TJKS30 SYAMYUN- 5CHEOULet) —AHfivV ~. VISITORS/ H&S lEPARTINfl SHORTLY FOR A MCST iMfWMTAHTj BUGS BUNNY Bugs Is No Dummy Boesvs Surr SALEt THIS UJ SUIT OUGHTA SUIT YA, ELMEBl IT'S ON SALE AN PRISCILLA'S POP Something in Reserve BY AL VERMEER BY.V. T. HAMLIU B 'V DICK CAVALLI FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS Last Warning BY MERRILL BLOSSER VALERIE// YOU k'NOW.^OMiF BOYS ARE (SUITE SLOVENLY AND Lic.T'Lf-:,s IOOK^O 1 j BE SUPE TO ASSOCIATE ONLY wird THE BETTER TYPES Of WP/VIDUALS '7/ LETS GO, MCRBIE.' My DAD\ JUST WANTED Jo WARM ME ) r*^ ; •^ eour CREEPS/ BY WILSON SCRUGGS BY LESLIE TURNER

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