Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on October 20, 1959 · Page 9
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Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa · Page 9

Carroll, Iowa
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Tuesday, October 20, 1959
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Junior Editors Quiz on ANIMALS QUESTION: What is a yak? ANSWER: Th» yak is a large wild ox that lives high in the mountains of Tibet In central Asia. Sometimes it grows to be more th«n six feet tall at the shoulder and weighs mora than a thousand pounds. It has wide, sharp horns and is a dangerous animal to hunt. The yak is a distant relative of the American bison or buffalo and, for the people of Tibet, it serves much the same purpose as the buffalo did for the Indians. Its flesh is used for food and its hide and fur provide Tibetans with everything from clothing to saddles. Tibetans have domesticated their yaks, something the Indians never did with the buffalo, and yaks have become a major form of transportation among the mountains of Tibet, a country of about a half million square miles 1 which has no railroads. FOR YOU TO DO: Certain special animals are important to different peoples around the world, like Hie yak is to Tibetans and the buffalo was to the Indians. See if you can find out what animals •re of special importance to the people of the Philippines and Peru. {Sara Gates of Fulton, N. Y., wins $10 for this question. Send your question on a postcard to Violet Moore Higgins, AP News- features, in care of this newspaper. If duplicate questions are received, Mrs. Higgins will select the winner.) CARNIVAL By Dick Turner T,M. Rtc. U.S. Pit. OH. © 195t by |KA StnrlM, "Sure I had a big time at the party, Mom! I just haven't had time to get sick yet!" SIDE GLANCES By Galbraith T.M, K«|. u.«. r.t o<*. ® 1M» by Nf A tirVttl." fn "My goodness! Mirzi has eaten your geraniuml I've been telling Dr. Pickens there was something lacking in her dietf" SWEETIE PIE By Nadinc Seltzer 'It's raining pretty hard!" TIZZY By Kate Osann © 1»59 by MEA S.IYIO, Ine T.M. R«J. U.S. P»t. 0». "What burns me up is he doesn't even know I've been Ignoring him for two whole weeks!" Diplomat Answer to Previous Puzzle ACROSS 1. 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I SOME OF THEM ) DON'T FIGGER BACK INTO MOO?/ THEY'D TAKE TOO WELL TO ...BUT I THINK I KNOW A WAY TO SETA FEW THEM BACK THERE THIWK THAT'S A, WONDERFUL MONSTERS THAT PROWL ABOUT THE JUNGLE AFTER DAKK... MORTY MEEKLE Acting the Part BY DICK CAVALLI ON THE R-R0AD OlCii'i 6UWLU / YOU HAD TO GO / AND TELL HIM HE'6 I- 6UPPO6EO TO B£ xV AWATCHOO6/ Y*ls FRECKLES AND HER FRIENDS Can't Stand It BY MERRILL BLOSSER SAY, WHO'S THE SUSPICIOUS LOOKING CREEP WITH ^ YOU? i-" THIS CREEP IS HER. ) HE'S AFRAID FATHER/ ^ LOOK WHEH I DRIVE/ THE STORY OF MARTHA WAYNE Volunteer BY WILSON SCRUGGS ( THAUKVOI, ) -7 BILLY. -,< . . A6WES, I MUST SE TONIGHT/ IT'S DESPERATELY IMPORTANT. WILL YOU (20ME IT'S FORYO^MKS.MARTIU. THOUGHT IT MIGHT BE ONE OF THE GUYS CALLING ME. YOU SEE/AGUES, I'VE DECIDED THAT I i VEKY MUCH WANT TO TAKE YOUK PLACE IN WE WAVW6 HOUSEHOLD WHILE YOU'Zc IW 9sl6LAUD.' V \ ku. CAPTAIN EASY Replacing Penny's Steps BY LESLIE TURNER WE PROVE IT IW FIFTV WilWUTES, £A$Y. BY TEAIW, TAKE& Tf THEN FOK AN AIRTIGHT AU81 THSRE »,\U&T BE NO TWO-HOUR PERlOP WITHOUT WITNESSES TO PROVE THEV SAW VOU DURING THAT TIME! LUCKILY, X WA* ALONE LITTLE. ViE'LL START •WITH THE PAVMLV I VWT6W W6 WERE WITH PSWNY MOSfY *HB HA* OTHER OF THE PA? CAPTAIN EA$Y! / FRIBKIO^ HERE SHE NEVER LEFT TOWN ml/ THM SHE t>KOPl>E» WE PUT HER. ON A TRAIN BY T(? 566 WHBW FOR HOlYKB A80UT 7;JO RM.!^\ *HE KVAWT WITH TH6VU 6WEWI THE SAME THIW6',

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