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Solutions to Last Week's Puzzles
Here is the Cubicow. Did you find her? MANY LIME NAME AREA IRON AGUE NEAR MOLD MULL YARD ENDS EELS Solutions to the Mixed Triple Acrostics. * .: What Four Words Are These? Each of the above four pictures illustrates a word. Here is a key to these words. Starting with the picture in the upper left hand corner and reading across to the next and then doing the same with the two lower ones, the pictures illustrate words which mean the same as the following four phrases: "Not properly valued," "controlled by none," "highly pleased" and "imperfectly photographed." Now guess the four words. ;■ . ■ , / "/?.. --.' . You will find the solution in next week's FUN. Wasn't Going Into Details One little 4 year old boy who doesn't live far from Central Park West, New York, has as his particular playmate a little girl of about the same age. The children frequently spend their even ings together, the other morning the little girl came to the fence and called him. - "Alton," she cried, "come on out an' play." Alton's - mother heard the call and said to him: ' "Tell her you can't come over just now because you have to ! take .a bath." - ./.?/'./ /'! X-?? /..?? So Alton went to the front window. "Elizabeth." he called, "I can't come over now." , Then he turned back to his mother and added:. "1 don't fink the rest of it need be saided." "Well, we've cornered him and tossed up to see who kills him and the clam shell's fallen neither heads nor tails say, let him live." Had To "That man Smithers is always blowing about his work." I "Yes?" "« ' - '■' '■'■■■■ it.S.- -. "Yes; he's a blacksmith." Can You Help Mary Find Her Pets? , Mary has lost.her pets, a dog, a cat and a lamb.- They have run away from her and have hidden themselves somewhere in the picture. If you will study the picture carefully perhaps you can help her find them. .-.Did you .succeed in solving all the puzzles in" last /week's? FUN? If not,? here are the solutions/ * ! • ' The traveler com passed his entire journey by aeroplane, automobile, horse and bicycle in six and one quarter hours. The books pur chased by the puzzle editor were" written by Charles Dickens. They were: "David Copperfield." "Tale of Two Cities," "Old Curiosity Shop." "Pickwick Papers" and "Oliver Twist." You will find more in teresting puzzles and the solutions to this week's - puzzles in next' week's, FUN. ; Hard Luck "Say, Weary, didn't I ;see you sawin' 1 wood yes terday?" "Yes. Dat was one of dem sad occasions when a man what's lazy finds he can't af ford to be idle." That Was Art "Realistic?" re peated? the critic, "well, I should say he was realistic. You just ought to have;seen the ex citement he created in his studio when he drew the corks in a dinner scene he was painting the other day." At the Zoo "Beauty is only skin deep," said the zebra, with attempt to liven up the gloom. "I know," replied, the rhinoceros, trying to be cheerful, "but think what that means in my case." Peeping Pete He Spied Two Feet (Really and Truly He Didn't Think They Were That Kind) A Rhyme of Days It's oh, that 'twere a May day, A gay day, A play day, And I were in youth's hey-, '■/'""' day, ■' ' r '? / And living like a Turk! Now life is all a gray day day 7 And pray day And pay day, .;- ■' / -■.- -'■ - And baby's baying "Day day," / / Arid I am off to work. Sure Thing Sam, who trims the hedge, cuts the grass, runs errands and does various other odd jobs around the suburban villa, returned home from New York one afternoon with a scarf pin that contained a "dia mond" of no usual size. It was the pride of his heart and the envy of his village companions. He treated all inquiries from them as to its value and its au thenticity _ with high scorn. His employer, after a week of .basking in its radiance, asked Sam about its history. " "Sam," he said, "is! it a real diamond?';'. ? ..' "Well," said Sam,! "if it ain't I've been done out of 75 cents." Did This Ever Happen to You? 1— O-o-o-o-h! I've got a bite" 3—-Maybe, when I get you home, you big battler" — s "About -,-. landing the biggest— Oh, I've lost him." Letts Go Fishing . All day long I sit a-dreaming: ; Of a brook, its waters gleaming ; ' ■ As it splashes, dances, races "- On its way woodsy places; ????'/! Of a troutbrook, pooled and ready , For the hand that's quick and steady. Though my desk, in hopeless clutter,-: J * Calls me back to bread and butler, Work seems sordid, unromantic, Its insistences pedantic, ' ,-. And I sit a-drearning, wishing: x? Come on, Tom, let's go a-fishing! In my fancy I am wading Where the arching trees -are shading * Pools where fondly one surmises One can coax those i lightning "rises" ;?/ Overhung by rocks, moss-garnished. Under which, with truth unvarnished One can swear the big trout darted Just before the trout line parted. Say! What is the call of duty When compared to speckled beauty! I can hear my line a-swishing: \ Come on, Dick, let's go a fishing! Oh! >This beastly grind of / working!, Can't you feel the fever jerking At your coat sleeve, coaxing, teasing. Saying: "Come, we'll find appeasing For the appetite within you, . All the while that you continue Adding figures, scribbling phrases, Threading stupid business mazes ? Rod and reel and flics and hamper. 1 - uiiu nullify , Right across each page they scamper. .. Be a sport and stop your wishing: Come on, Harry, let's go FISHING! HAZEN CONKLIN. 2— "lt's a whale; it's a whale!" 4—"I'll have i some real fish story to tell"— / 6— "Ah, what's the use? Nobody ll believe me anyhow. Fishing Time Sing a song of fishing; A/pocket full of bait; Four-and-twe/ity fish hooks, Each right up to date. ': ■ ; .?:'■''"■ ' ' ' ' \■ ■" . When the fishing's over, Tired, hungry, wet, . Haven't we some yarns to spin! 'Have we? Well, you bet! H. C. Sorry He Spoke ■*•■■..-■»-■■■■■■'■■ . - -....-, ; . ■■;-..-■ ■- "Mr. Grasp," said the bookkeeper," as -he toyed/ nervously with a piece "of red tape, "during the past week "I've been doing the junior clerk's work as well as my own." . "Well, /what of it?" growled his -amiable em ployer. - "*. ** //; "This being pay day, sir, 1/ thought it was only right to mention it." / "Very good. Let me see, your salary /is $15 a week and the junior clerk's $10, I/think?" "Yes,; sir," replied the bookkeeper, beaming ■ ex pectantly. "Then, working ! half the week for yourself/ is ? $7.50, and/the other/half for the junior; clerk is $5.!' There fore; your salary this;week will be" $12,507 Very "honest? of you to mention the/mat-' ter, my man.'' ~ .. - - -: ; -, ... : ' -:-.'. : -- -"/-.... ■ .r: -'/-' The eminent scientist was lecturing,on the sun's heat. He held audience spellbound./ "It is 'an established ■ fact,";he was saying/ "that the sun is gradually but surely losing its ; heat, and !in ; the course of ■;some seventy millions of years it will be: exhausted; consequently this world of . ours will be dead, and, like the moon, unable to support any form of life." Oint! Oint! And Now the Cubist Pig! This week it is a Cubist pig which PUN'S puaale artist has hidden i„ the ,„canh Ules. angles ' ot the picture. See ,< you can nnd it. Take your pencil or brush and water colore and fill in the proper spaces and a squealing likeness will appear. 1 . ,n T The picture will be given among the solutions in next week', FUN. , k The San Francisco : Sunday Call Can You Complete These Acrostics? Here are some hve word acrostics -ior you-, i*-- --—.- One starts off with READ and the other with FUN. « each one /five words of five letters each must -he written, using the words already given as a starting point. Try **A «•« what yoa can do with them. Solution in next week's *U . The Puzzle of the Two Boats Here is a little mathematical puzzle which you can solve very easily if you know how.;»X. -, • ; / A man in, a rowboat leaves his boat club>. wharf and/rows up the river. The river /current runs at/the! rate of two miles an ; hour, and he makes headway against it at the rate of two miles an hour. - -'- .?-■!.X V Half an hour after he leaves the wharf a friend who has a message for him leaves the wharf in' a motor boat which drives up the/river at the rate! of six/miles/ah hour. When the motor boat overtakes the rowboat, it immediately turns and goes back to the wharf. > Assuming that the/motor boat lost no time in turning around for the return trip, how long was it away from the wharf? , - If you can not solve this problem, look for the answer in next week's FUN. ' X The Japanese Button Trick .Here is a Japanese puzzle which may keep you busy many minutes before you solve/it. • The problem is to take six buttons, three/light and three dark, and, after arranging them in the order shown in the picture, alternate them, light and dark, moves. Two butons must be moved each time —two buttons lying together, never two that are sep arated. ;:.;■' - . ? * The moves will be given among the solutions in next : week's. : FUN.; : - ; ? ''■ ?? ;.; From Our Ciderside Correspondent CIDERSIDE—Mrs. Pete Barlow has a new theory about G. W. Smith, the mysterious stranger is stopping at the Occidental hotel. She thinks he is a literary man who is studying our local characters so .he can put some of them \ into a novel. , Mine Host Stiles can't see anything in this idea. He says Smith's languages when the eggs ain't cooked just right for breakfast don't sound a 4 bit like book talk. X : -."• .Doc Wise has installed a slot machine in his palatial pharmacy You drop a penny in the slot and sometimes.you get a piece V' chewing gum and; sometimes you don't. Doc says speculatiasa * the life of trade. ? '!-.-•":■ ? Hen Thompson has decided not to go to the circus this y«r. He; says it's cheaper to look at the posters,; and besides, you ate more that way. x Ab Dusenberry-was notified some time ago that his uncle had died out in Seattle, leaving all his property to Ab, who was his* favorite nephew. After the estate was settled up there was almost enough to pay the lawyer. / X . Restaurant' Keeper — What! You can't pay your bill? Out you go, then. . •',. V Man at Next Table — Hey, landlord, throw me out, too. \ Such a Relief At this '. point one of his auditors, a man, ex citedly arose and asked: "Pardon me, professor, but how .many years did you say it would be, before this calamity over takes us" - ; "Seventy million, sir." "Thank heavens!" came the relieved reply, "I thought you said seven millions!"