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And Here We Have Mrs. Cubist!
Last week's FUN puzzle artist drew a picture of a Cubist
man. This week he has drawn the picture of Mrs. Cubist,
the Cubist man's wife. To find her all you have to do is to
take your pencil or a brush and your water colors, and fill
in certain of the triangles until you have completed a
silhouette picture of Mrs. Cubist.
Solution in next week's FUN.
Solutions to Last Week's Puzzles
Here are the solutions to the puzzles that appeared in last
In the "Button Arithmetic" puzzle the count of fifteen
"buttons is preserved after taking away two by removing one
sfrom each of the side arms of the cross and moving the top
button of the perpendicular line to the bottom.
The illustrations printed below give the solutions to the
Cubist, Bisected States and "Double Acrostic puzzles. ../•/- -i*
The store visited by
the Puzzle Editor was
a stationer's. The ar
ticles that he pur
chased, and« which
were hidden in the
anagrams, are: Clear
sand, calendars; rest
bolt, blotters; cleaned
slip, lead pencils; * a
gripp winter, writing
paper; coal is pried,
Solution to FUN'S New Cubist
Puzzle, ■■ V
The solution to the "He's Out"
puzzle for baseball fans is: The run
ner was out just 11 feet 3 inches from
Solution to the Puzzle of the Double
Solutions to this week's puzzles in
Where Did He Go?
This week's FUN puzzle editor has, visited a place where
he was greatly entertained by what he saw. -Also he was
several times so excited that. he stood up in his seat and
Five of the things he saw he wrote down, then rearranged
the letter.-, spelling their names, making them spell sojne
thing else. For instance, HER CABLES, when the letters
have been rearranged, spell—well, what do they spell?
Solution in next week's FUN.
Science vs. Toothache
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Two or three patients were waiting their turn in the dentist's; office. In the
two inner rooms sat two men upon whose mouths the dentist and his assistant were
busily at work. The outer door opened and a man rushed in, straight through the
reception . room and into the operating chamber.
"Can you give me'ten minutes, doctor?" pleaded the newcomer.
"Not this afternoon, Mr. .—," replied the.dentist, looking up from his boring.
"Every moment is engaged until 7 o'clock." y
"Surely you can squeeze me in between two patients. It will take only a minute
or two." "
"Why, what's the trouble, that you are in such an awful hurry?"
"Oh, I am in agony. ! I have the most frightful toothache."
"Toothache!" cried the dentist. "You must be mistaken/ There's no such thing
as pain. * //:"'-'■/''-''■/!''" ; "
. The man in a hurry looked silently and reproachfully at the dentist, groaned,
hurried out and slammed the door behind him.
9 The dentist laughed out loud as he remarked to the man on whom he was
working: . . -*> j .'/";'/!-! '■-'■'■■ "."-'"•-"
"That man; is one of the leading Christian Scientists of this city. He; has often
assured me there was no such thing as pun. So I couldn't resist the temptation
to fire it back at him.
Young i man, do you know what becomes
of boys who use bad language : while playing
marbles?" / •'..".■
"Ycssir; they grow up and learn to play
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Solution to the puz
zle of the Bisected
next week's FUN.
Riddles and Answers
Where did Chicago? To Seattle.
y When does a poet lose his job?
When he's fired by inspiration.
,Why is a scholar learning/! the
alphabet apt to get stung? Be
cause! it begins with A B. '■ 4# V'
Why is a newly hung picture like
a conspiracy? Because it's a
frame, up. '. , -':,-;,
; -Why did the noodle j cry "all is
lost?" Because'it was in the soup.
What gives the ocean . great so
cial prominence? Its many swells.
Why is a soprano with a cold
like a ship? Because she's apt to
be lost on the high C's.
Why did / the snowdrop? "; Be
cause/it saw the rainfall./ ;
Where did the ?- To
view the kerosene.
A Long Pull, a Strong Pull and—BING!
As It May Happen ;
The kind hearted old lady
handed the beggar a dime.
"My man, how did you be
come; so poor?" she asked.
"What brought you to this
terrible stage of poverty?"
"The parcel post, ma'am,"
replied the beggar.' "You see,
■T used to be president of an
No Joy Visit
A Glasgow journalist who
was careless;of his personal
appearance was assigned: to
write something about a show
at a leading Glasgow theater.
He presented his. card at a
The manager came out and
looked at the dishevelled
"Did I you come here to
write something about the
play— to work?" he asked.
"Do you think I'd come to
your theater for amusement?'*
he asked as he stalked out.—
Saturday Evening Post.
She—l am almost baked. I
have been shut up in a close,
stuffy room for two hours.
He—What was the/occa-
sion for that?
ing .of our
Fresh Air So
HOW MANY CAN YOU FIND?
.*•■:■•■ It is time for dinner, and the "Old Woman- Who Lived in a Shoe Is trying to collect all her !
children together so that she can serve them their meal. ...
;*;; .;jV But j her children are very lively! ones | constantly are f running -.away,/ and ; playing at hide- ■'■
;: and-go-seek. ;; She has succeeded in finding some of them, but the rest are hidden around come- I
. where in the picture where only sharp eyes can find them. „ i-fiSFPSSMSi
; I^t^;be a kind to the poor old woman and help her find the children that are missing. How
many c-f them ran you find? There-are just 20 of them hidden. X'ggSiM
Mr. Porker understand that the ladies consider me about the
dearest thing in the market.
Mr. Ox — Yes, and the next thing you know they'll be roasting you.
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Plans for Future
She was; a lady visitor to
the - prison, kindly and well
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meaning, and as she chattered
with a burglar who had been
sentenced to six months' im
prisonment, she thought she
detected signs / of; reform in
him. "And now," she said,
have ■' you any; plans for the
future on the expiration of
"Oh/: yes, ma'am," he said
hopefully. "I've got the plans
of; two banks and; ; a ; posl
! office."-- Philadelphia Star.
Quite a Difference
The big, red touring car
struck a pedestrian, rolling
him in the mud and maltreat
ing : him .in ;: general., The
owner ran back, greatly; cx
£ cited, after stopping his car.
"Is :he dead?" he asked,
anxiously, of /the! physician
.who was /working over the
! victim. / ;•;; /; .
"Oh, no!" replied the physi
cian, cheerfully. "He's not;
dead; he's merely run down.
A TRIAL TRIP—Dis-
the jury. .
FUN'S Ciderside Correspondence
CIDERSIDE—Hen. Thompson has had the telephone taken/out of his house.
He was on a party wire and * and Mrs. Thompson never . seemed to get time to do
her housework. -- * ' - .
A baseball game between the married men and the single men was played lastjuf
Saturday! afternoon in Pete Barlow's pasture. The married men won by a score
of 28 to 19, but the single/men protested the game on * the grounds that Milo
Triggs, who pitched for the Benedicks, is a divorcee, and, !as; such, should have
played on the other team./ Constable Bean, who officiated as: umpire, couldn't find
anything in the book of rules that seemed to bear!. on this question, so he reserved
his decision until he can write to the sporting editor of some city paper and get
it settled; right. / /
Doc Wise, our popular druggist, has invented a new cough medicine. Nobody
has been cured by it! yet, but the stuff.. tastes; so good that-most anybody is glad
to have an excuse to take it. Doc is thinking seriously of organizing a stock com
pany' to market the new remedy. He says if anybody will think up a good snappy
name/for the stuff * he'll give/them a large size bottle of it for nothing.'
A man who registered under the name; of G. W. Smith -has -been staying at the
Occidental: hotel for over a week. ; He doesn't seem to have much of anything to
do but sit around and tell funny stories. Some think he's! a detective, and others
think he's a fugitive from justice, but everybody is dead sure that Smith isn't Iris
real name. ■ • ' -
4 Sime Walker says the moving pictures of the Balkan war now showing at the
Opera House are fakes. He claims he recognized one of the Bulgarian generals as
an actor that boarded at his pla-ce two: years ago and .went away owing $14 Sime
says he doesn't hold the show people responsible for the $14,.but he thinks they ought
to give him his nickel back. . '
The other night Oscar Bushwick started to tell the crowd down to the post
office what he would do to the suffragettes if he was king of England," but Mrs.
Bushwick came along before ■.- he / got through, and now it; looks as if King George
will have; worry along the best; he; can without Oscar's advice.
That Noring Remawse
A man had his purse stolen, and
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unfortunately it contained - a good
deal/of money. One day, to his
great surprise, he had a letter from
the thief, inclosing a small portion
of his property. The letter ran as
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Sir: . I stole your munny. ; Re
mawse is noring at my conshense,
so I send some of it back. Wen it
nors agen I will send sum maw."
The; San Francisco, Sunday Call
What Are These Six Flowers?
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If you succeed in solving the above puzzle it will ma
terially aid you in selecting the seeds to plant in your Slower
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garden this spring.; !"'-'// :'-*' ':/•
The names of six well known flowers were printed and
then the top half of each name was'covered; up so that it
would not show, in the cut. The puzzle is to take your pencil
and complete each letter until you have spelled out the name
of each of the six flowers. The first one is hyacinth. But
what are the other five?
! Solution in next week's FUN. •
Did He Earn His Quarter?
Here is a little
that /you can * solve
with a pencil and
A tramp called at
the.door of a farm
house and asked for
something to eat.: The;
was a practical woman
and did not believe in
something for noth
. ing, so she agreed to
give, the. tramp his
dinner if he would
saw ; some wood for
her. * y '.-•■■-'
In her dobryard was a woodpile.* The sticks of wood were
each four feet long. !
"I want you to cut me 30 pieces, eaclf one foot long," she
said, "and when you have cut 20 of them I want you to bring
them in the house and put them in the woodbox. And if
you will cut them all inside of 15 minutes I'll give you your
dinner and a quarter besides." /
The tramp got busy. It took him just half a minute to get
each four foot stick from the pile/ arrange it on the sawbuck,
and start sawing. 'It took him just one minute to cut each
four foot stick into four one foot lengths.-: When he had 20
of the one foot lengths cut,it took him just three minutes to
carry them to the woodbox and return to his work, counting
from the moment he cut the last one/ until the moment he
arrived back at the woodpile. ; Then he began his work again.
Now this is the puzzle: ; Did the tramp earn his quarter
extra? And, if so, how long did it take him to saw the wood,
counting from the moment he started sawing the first stick
to the moment the thirtieth one foot length was cut?
Solution in next week's ' FUN. '-''
Tricks With a Typewriter.
Here is an interesting puzzle contributed by a reader of
FUN: The two rows of circles pictured above >represent
two rows of keys as they appear! in the keyboard of the
average typewriter. The puzzle is to see how, many words you
can spell by taking the letters on the keys in each line. Try
this puzzle and see, for your own amusement, and possibly for
your own amazement as well, how ; many words you can 1 form.
"O-oh! me! See the comet!"