Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on June 29, 1968 · Page 13
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June 29, 1968

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 13

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JATURDAY, JUNE 29, MOOSE ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH B> Bob Webef APARTMENT 8*G By Alex Kotzky NOW TAKE A LETTER TOEOAME6-ATOUR WSANSELES OFFICE, MAR5O.' PEAR Eft IT'S Mr UNDERSTANDINO THAt A flORMER WELL-KNOWN MX®. WHO'S BEEN W EUROPE FOR THE COUPLE OP YEARS WILL BE KEIURNINS TO THIS COUNTRY FOR A &RE3J TEST. FIND OUT IF THIS IS TRUE-OR JUST A RUMOR. SHE'D BE THE PERFECT SIRL FOR THE NEW WILSON ACCOUNT/ HER NAME EDEN LOWRY EDEN LOWRY? YES, MR. FROST/ THE WIZARD OF ID HfllTTHIEFj *»y Parker and Hart FLASH GORDON By Dan Barry IT WAS A DIFFICULT PB3SION.' WORPSPREAP (JUICKtY/ WE COULD NOT ABANDON OUR SECRET /WSSICty AFTER TENS OP CENTURIES.' , yes. NIMOR... rr WAS THE TIME WHEN SOME CITIZENS OF POMPEII. DISCOVERED OUR PRESENCE HERE/ QUITE ACCIDENTALLY I RECALL THAT HIS7DRV ) K TAPE, XANTU/ WE HAP LITTIC CHOICE/ POMPEII HAD TO BE SILENCED/ TIGER By Bud Blake THE SMITH FAMILY By Mr. and Mrs. George Smith JEFF COBB By Peter Hoffman TOMORROW NIGHT!.. WE'RE RIP OF VOUR EX- REPORTER' WELL'S WHEN IS EVERYTHING'S , GONNA BE READV1 I GUARANTEE IT' VES.'.. DEFINITELY.' THIS IS H.NL. ARE YOU MAKING ANY PROGRESS? PROFESSOR PHUMBLE CAREFUU, PWINEAS-TMEREf 6-V9 By Bill Yates PROFESSOR PHUMPLE'S HANPV TIPS DONALD DUCK Alfitn ABuHoBI fiy A. LEOKUM How Often Do Deer Shed Their Antlers? Win The New Book of Knowledge (20 - volumes). Send your questions, name, age, address to "Tell Me Why!" care of this" paper. You must include yourj Zip Code. In case of duplicate questions, the author will decide the winner. Today's winner is: Tony Se?f, 12, Hartselle, Alabama The answer to this is every single year! Many people who have seen deer find this hard to believe. Especially when you consider that the antlers of a| mature elk may be over 5 feetj long and that of a moose may have a spread of more than 6 feet. But the antlers of deer are shed and regrown every single year. The antlers of deer are made of a kind of honeycomb structure. In some kinds of deer, the antlers are single straight shafts. But some deer have as many as 11 branches to each antler. In fact, it is possible to tell how old a deer is from its antlers, since the number of branches, varies with age. The first year, two "ped- icles", which are low knoblike projections, appear on the forehead of the deer. These are the only parts of the antlers which are never lost. Each spring, the antlers break off from the pedicle and new antlers are grown during the summer. The second year, a straight shaft grows out of the pedicle. In the antlers of the hird year the first branch appears. Each year a part is add- until the full number of branches has been reached. Af- er that the antlers usually grow each year with a smaller number of branches. During the period the antlers are growing they are covered ivith a sensitive skin which is called the velvet. This velvet ms blood vessels in it so that ;he antlers can be nourished and build up the bone. When the antlers have reached their full size, which takes about 2 to 4 months, the blood supply is cut off from the velvet. Then the velvet begins to wither and is finally shed. The deer helps this process by rubbing the antlers against trees. As you might imagine, new antlers have to grow quite fast each year. And they do! Antlers may grow as much as one-third to one-half inch a day. The annual shedding of the antlers by the deer seems to cause it no )ain at all. New antlers are 'ully developed by fall, which is ;he mating season, and deer use ;hem as weapons in their battles to win thp females. THE EfcSIESTMETHOP OFPI(50IN©AHOUEi 16TO START ATTHE TOP ANP WORK POWNWARP. By Walt Disney WHV THIS CONSTANT PRIVB TOR AVDRB AV3NEX? you MUST HAYB QVBB A BIUUON NOW/ SIXTX-TWQ CBNTS AND FIVE 5UEJWAV BUT WHAT IP WB HAVE MORE INPUATIQN? IT 6E6M6 PLENTX NOW... KERRY DRAKE JWWflf HONEY/ £ REMEMBER McMNG *(OO ON UfE INSURANCE, pTOA/mAiN THEV DO/ NOT ON LlfW.. ABOUT AN INSURANCE Ptticy.. VQ THEV KEEP IT IN FORCE IF ..IF YOU'RE BEHIND IN YOURffcYMRITS? IMS ACCOUNT to COVER THE PREMJUM... JUST THE WSY BEFORE tME GWAt» <uM9t> itfusUI _ By Creig Plessel DAVID CRANE > ^ou ARE AOT GOING OUT M IS NOTHING WRONG \ WITH JOHNNY FfcAMB By George Sixta BASEBALL FUN TIME The Chuckle Box Joe: I can't make this model airplane. Jim: It says that a five year old can do it. Joe: No wonder I couldn't do it. I'm twelve. Billy: Did you hear about the cross-eyed teacher? Mike: Yes. she had trouble with her pupils. DID YOU KNOW? The ostrich produces the largest egg of any living bird. An astrich egg can be 7 inches long, 4 to 6 inches in diameter, [f you wanted to boil one for breakfast, it would take you about 40 minutes! Answer to yesterday's Puzzle Box: Baltimore. Win The New Book of Knowledge Yearbook. Send your riddles, jokes, to: "Riddles, Jokes; Tell Me Why!" Give Zip Code. Today's winner is: Millie Perkowski, 9, Dover, Ohio Want Ads Pack Power! THE BERRYS By Carl Grubert BEAUTIFULI fuwVNTODAY^ WEATHERS li^NiuUffl^ FOR GOLF/' l JA J AH.'WHAT 1 PETERS VOU PROMISED TO MOW THE AW,HAVE A HEART, SWEETIE-] r I COULDNT POSSIBL.Y CUT] I HAVE A GOLF DATE THISjd THE FRONT AND BACK YARD AFTERNOON AND ONEp-^ JTHIS MORNING.I WOULD BE^ FOR TOMORROW/r-^-^ fc TOO TIRED TO PLAY/j ^^ ^ o! OHJHERE5 NO RUSH ABOUT] IT, BIG DADDY~~TAKE ALL | WEEKEND IF NECESSARY/, HENRY By Carl Anderson True Life Adventures; UOSHUATRT5E AinOBODY REPAIRS CROSSWORD By Eugene Sbeffer HORIZONTAL 1. Mill leftovers 5. Taste 8. Noggin of spirits 12. Place for harp playing 52. Pattern 45. Lab need 47. Spa 49. Anon's companion 50. Network 51. Tommy LITTLE PEOPLE'S PUZZLE :ioroRi_ D IV6I kr V«liid f««'«« l,i*Ui'.,'"'l";i'. : '331 '01 'avnoD Y 't '9 '53SSV10 f f ' *8 13. High 14. Renovate 15. Above 16. Cuckoo 17. Affirm 18. John 20. Designate 22. Colleagues 26. A spider does it 29. Pronoun 30. Faucet 31. Primate feature 32. Owns 33. Western land 34. Umpire's cry 35. 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