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<i= jrr "FT. Magic Number Puzzle given in the left-hand corner of this page is one that will tax ybuf inge
nuity to the utmost, yet there is a lot of fun to be had in its solution. All of those mixed up lines
* make up the parts of a certain number. This number is 358! Now, there is hal&the puzzle done for
you already! All that remains for you to do is this: Cut out all these mixed up lines^ and*" paste them
together on a white piece of paper, so that by using all the lines you have as a result. &e perfect figures
in the number 358. It is not as easy as it may seem at first sight; neither is it too hard. You will find
this puzzle very entertaining, and when you have solved it, pin the solution to your /solution of the
picture puzzles, fill out the coupon as per the directions indicated and send it all in to the Puzzle Editor.
The Puzzle of the Magic Number.
'VERY-, week the Interest 'in the i puzzle contest grows keener and the clever ones are rewarded with
fine prizes. The winners in the contest of. September 14 are given herewith- Look and see if you are
among the fortunate ones. This, week twenty-four prizes have been awarded instead of twenty, be
cause each and every one of these bright people not only had the correct solutions but they were promptness
itself in getting their answers before the Puzzle Editor. Remember this point: You are at perfect lib
erty to send in as many answers as you wish/ provided each solution is accompanied by a coupon; so if you
are in doubt on\ some picture or puzzle and see two or three possible solutions, send them all in with a
coupon to cover each solution. Also remember that any one can compete in. this contest, young or old—
there is no age limit. V '
And it is really the easiest thing in the world to capture one of tha flue prizes noted in the list
below. All you have to do is exercise a little ingenuity, follow tha rules and send in, ..your -answers
promptly. . " . '
The prize-winners of the sixth set, published on Sunday, September 14, are annotmoed below.
The winners of the series published in the issue of September 21 will be made public in Tho Sunday Call
of October 5, and those who solve the puzzles printed to-day will find an announcement of the winners In
the issue of October 12.
You will notice a cut-out "Magic Number" puzzle in the left hand corner of this page that must
be solved as well as the "picture puzzles." ,It is simple enough when you. know how to do it.. Bead the
special directions that are given, below, and possibly you may learn the trick of its. solution, at a glance
possibly not. At any rate, try it— try them all, for they are great fun.
• Now, here are the important points for you to remember: The First Ten Boys and the First Ten
Girls who send in correct solutions to all seven puzzles before midnight next Friday will win a priza.
Don't forget that point, because it is very important, at.t. ANSWERS MUST "REACH THIS OFFICE
BY FRIDAY NOON. | This gives all those in the country an equal chance to compete. *£j?
This is what you do to win a prize: Find the hidden picture or subject in each- of the six puzzle
pictures and carefully OUTLINE THEM WITH INK OR PENCIL. Then cut out and solve th» ' puzzle
above noted in the left-hand corner of this page and then pin it to this page. Now fill out the coupon
as per the directions indicated on it and mail the whole page to the Puzzle Editor, Sunday Call, San
Francisco. - • " : \
--._ . ; This puzzle contest will run for five weeks from to-day, and as a further reward of industry and
cleverness ajspecial prize of $10 and a second prize of $5 will be awarded for the highest percentage of cor
rect answers in the whole series of thirteen weeks. '?:'-•"
; : FOLLOW THE RULES OR YOU WILL BE DEBARRED. |% j V :«
Now is your chance. Don't miss it. This week's prize winners will be published on Sunday.
THESE ARE THE PRIZES YOU MAY SELECT FROM IF YOU SOLVE ALL SEVEN PUZ
ZLES CORRECTLY: Ping-Pong Set. Nickel Watch, King Air Gun, Chatelaine Bag, Baseball Bat, Game
of Parchesi, Pearl Handled Pocket-Knife for a Boy, Pearl Handled Penknife for a Girl, Fair of Tt>^<W"
Clubs, Baseball (American League or Spalding's), Punching Bag, Set of Chessmen, Checker Board and
Checkers, Dressed Doll, or School Case of extra quality. . . .
Prizes for Those
Skill and Patience
|J_J?ERB follow* the list of the
II • |l ¦ lncky prize winners in the
li ii content of September 14. This
1 week there will be awarded'
TWENTY-FOUR ¦ prizes Instead, of
twertr, as has generally been the
custom.-'- This Is because such Inter
est, promptness and accuracy a»
were displayed in the contest of
that date certainly deserve some re-,
ward. . All of these clever' ones not
only had the ' correct answers bnt
they had the solutions before the
puzzle editor right on time to the
. minute. Here they are, the winners i
read the list and see if your name is
mil one: the fortunate onesi . Maria
Dleckmann, 1070 Sixtieth.; street,
Oakland, chatelaine bag; C. Rich
ards, 651 Fifth ..street, Vallejo, Cal.,
penknife; Almd.Schad, 045 Washing
ton street, San Francisco, eam« of
parchesi; 'Mary Roberts, 788 Flfty
eierhth. street, Oakland, nickel
watch; Irma Kirk, Oil Taylor
street, Alameda, ping-pong; Dorothy
Sumvralt, Tnlare, ' Cal., ptng-peng;
li. Davidson, 1070 O'Farrell street,
•Ban Francisco, ping-pong; Erma
Varney, 871 Twelfth street, Oakland,
nickel watch; Alice Baker, 2507 Cen
tral avenue, Alameda, ping-pong;
Louisa Hlgrel. 411 Virginia street,
Vallejo, ping-pong; Gladys Xlchols,
Xlles, Alameda 'County, Cal., ping
pong| Marlon Wler, Vncaville, Cal.,
ping-poiiR-; if. A. H. Bauel, 1803 Fran
cisco street, Berkeley, punching
bagt Willie Wreath, 21O Sacramento
street, Vallejo, punching bngi Floyd
Jones, Sutter Creek, Amador County,
Cal., ping-pong; Andrew Wing, 6G4S
Whitney street, .Oakland, . baseball
bat; Tom Brown, 122 Etllne street,
Stockton, knife; A ruin ml Casassa, 25
' Sixth street, Santa. Rosa,, punching
bnffi F. E. Peck, R. F. . D., Watson
ville, Cal., ping-pong; S. A. Thomas,
Palo Alto, Cal., punching bag; Mark
Dodson; 1O1S Eighteenth . street,
Oakland, King air gun; Kenneth
Armstrong, Ross street, San Rafael,
punching bag; B. Gregg, Woodland,'
Cal.. knife; Willie Hartung, 0045
Whitney street, Oakland, punching
of Sept . 14.
THE SUNDAY CAL.L.
Solve the. Puzlzes/
Fill Out This Coupon.
Send Whole Page
to * Puzzle Editor,
| Sunday Call, S. F
Sept 28, 1902.
To Puzzle Editor, Sunday Call,
Enclosed please find my so
lution of this week's puzzle:
Btreet or P. O.....«- r ... ••••¥••
If I win Z choose for prize
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