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Junior Editors Quit on FLINT QUESTION: When was flint first discovertd? ANSWER: Men were using flint for tools and weapons even before they started writing down their history so we cannot fix an exact date for its discovery. But flint arrowheads have been found that were made more than 50,000 years ago. Flint is a very hard substance that chips easily so it was natural that prehistoric man should use it long before he learned to work with metals. The time in which man used flint for arrowheads, knives and spears is referred to as the Stone Age. Flint also can be used to strike sparks for starting fires. It is probable that early man started his fires with flint sparks. The pioneers of America had a use for flint, too. The powder charges in their flintlock rifles were touched off by flint sparks. FOR YOU TO DO: If there is a museum near your home, examine its collection of flint arrowheads and knives. Notice how some of them were chipped into shape by excellent workmen. These are products of what is called the Late Stone Age. (Amy Watanabe of Kailua, Hawaii, wins $10 for this question. Send your question on a postcard to Violet Moore Higgins in care of this newspaper. If duplicate questions are received, Mrs. Higgins will select the winner.) CARNIVAL By Dick Turner . R«|;, U.S. P«J. y> 1959 ty NEA Eirrlee, Inc. "Thafs Mom for you, isn't it, Pop? Always coming home with some bargain nobody needs!" SIDE GLANCES By Galbraith T.M. R«I. U.S. P»t. OH. ® 1M»fc/ KUS«r>;c., Inc. "Conley has it made two way». He's putting part of the profits from his grocery business into a reducing, talonl" SWEETIE Pll By Nodine Seltxer T.M. Rff. U.S. Pit. OH. If 195« by NEA S«rvist, ln«. "She insisted on bunk beds—the top one is for Shulti!" 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