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Puzzle of Seven Shaded Squares
Here is a big square composed of 49 smaller ones. "Can " you shade with your pencil seven of the small squares Sβ that none of the shaded squares will be on the same", line' vertically, horizontally or diagonally? . , . Look for the solution in next week's FUN. ';"- ,' ".:, Figure This Out if You Can "Has the stopping time of train No. 4 been changed?"' inquired a .nervous lady at the information booth. ..-._. --"Yes," said the genial gentleman in charge, "the stopping time of train No. 4 has been changed from one to two to two two, to ho to two to two two. Train No. 5 has been changed from o»e to two to two two to two to two to two two too." l ' \' '" '•".': " ■ '■'"■' ..■.■;.-, . ■■ ■-.-.- -■■ Can You Read This Rebus? By carefully studying the above pictures for a tew minutes you may i>c able to discover the well krtown proverb they represent. Some of FUN'S brightest puzzle solvers will undoubtedly be able to read the proverb right off. The solution will be given next week. . • ' ;_ he Counted ' "Go and see it then are any crows in that field of corn," said the farmer to his new hired hand. The boy present ly came back with tire news that be had counted 54. "Did you drive them away?" asked the fanner. . "Xo, sir," replied the boy; "I thought the y were all yours." "WhaCi the matter with your skyrocket, my son?" . "/ guess, pop, it's wailing to go off till I crawl x up to find out what is the matter with it." : •■' : A GLORIOUS FOURTH LAMENT FUN THE SAX FRANCISCO CALL, SUNDAY, JUNE 29, 1913. . Garibaldi's Birthday, (M> 4) By GILSKPFE TOMATO . ~ Me for sub'scriba, safe an,' sane fourt , , : • Big celebrash', maka da sport, ' .' - Wear-a da red ■ shirt, Italianamen, 'Nix on da bomb dat wreck-a da ten. r , ; I : give-a five plunk, help-a 1 - some bit "\i Stop explosh' in Little-a It. * >.' . -> ':■•'-'■"■ ';^i : You ask-a, what for we celebrate? \ *: 't 'Cause Garibaldi born dis-a date. - 'I' : Now you know why da fourt' of July Is , Independenza, all same you an' I. Viva da festa, whatever she's called; Viva Georga Wash'! also, Garibald'! / • ;. ;.-- ~ ■■...". • . --•■ "..-. • ■■■■■. g..: . ■ ■'■■<:■' At 2 A. M. "What's the matter with the baby? ,, Mr. Firecracker said, explosively. • : V > "There must be a pinwheel sticking in it somewhere, . popper," sleepily replied : ; his wife, lighting a Roman candle. " : > "Why don't you rocket, then?" With these words Mr. Firecracker went off to sleep. , * -* ■ ■ ■ ■',■■' ; . . .■"•■' ■ - ■ »\. A Warning # :: On the fourth little Tom and his chum Started out to make everything hum; He gave to the r cap • *■ Of the cartridge a rap, And now he is minus a thumb. - ..■-■■■■-.■ .;■!.;■■, . . ■ . ■■■ ! ...: . v . ' ■: "• ' ■ ■'■■..■'. No, Don't If? you -;would know how a bull \v 6u 1 d 1 ook •*w hen hi? tai 1", i s twisteid, just ask a man for "that little bill he owes you" when he is talk ing ■ to -a- lady friend. ' l: :.: .-. ••• ■■■■■■.". ■■.••'■.' : The Moral fjf^gHt "On a fourth of July," began the Sunday school teacher, "a small boy made a powder mine and tried to fire it with a piece of fuse. When it failed to explode the boy crawled up to see what was the matter. Just as he got there the mine went off and burnt the boy's fingers and singed his hair and eyebrows. Now I want you to tell me what great lesson this story teaches." • "I know," replied the only attentive boy in the class. "It teaches us that the unexpected always ' happens." . • - The Patriot "So you have been read ing up about the fourth of July, my ' eon," wid Mr. Harlem. "And have you learned how our glorious country won her inde pendence?" "Naw! I've been read ing about how to make dynamite?" <H9Bk PICTORIAL HISTORY OF BUGVILLE Helping Hands "Er—Miss Willing" "Yes, Mr. Slowe?" "Er —do you mind if I —er —hold your hand?" "Indeed, Mr. Slowe, and why do you want to hold my hand?" "Why—er—it might— » er—give Ime courage—er —to say something that —er—that I" " !_!_!—! Here, Mr. Slowe, hold both hands!' . V An Old-Fashioned Fourth of July— (Reproduced From an Ancient Price) Why He Complained Farmer Hiram sold -but ter to the • village grocer and took sugar .in ex change. 'It seemed to Farmer Hiram after a while that the sugar he was get ting was short weight. So he went over to the gro cery store to make a. com- "Look here, Mr. Jones," he said, "it seems to me you're giving me short weight sugar." : v "No," said Jones, in a dry voice; "no, that can't be, for in measuring out that sugar "of V yours I - always use a pound of your butter as ■»'< weight." ;-■/ Safe and Sane v "So I can have a bunch of skyrockets and all the firecrackers I want?" y* -." - - _ "Certainly, my son." "And pinwheels and chasers and things?" * ' "Yes, my son; everything except one of those ■ warranted harmless toy pistols." > i Then She Stopped Smiling ' He (after the refusal) —Your heart is as false, Miss Bleecker, as false —ah, you are smiling, are you? As false as your 1 teeth, miss!: ; Fun's Independence Day Puzzle The names of eight American patriots who signed the Declaration fid A <■ represented in the accompanying puzzle pictures. The first one in th 1 f v %i^^!#sd!fefS7sl*« I!, W , the -,top->left.hand corner of this page is Chase. Now go ahead and see if you can work out the other seven names. ' You will find a complete lijt of the signers of the Declaration of Independence on page 95 of the ' world Almanac and Encyclopedia for 1913 The solut" ♦« th i m be given in next week's FUN. c puzzle W1 ' That Horse Trading Puzzle Jones made $35 on the two horse trading transactions; $15 on the first sale and $20 on the second. - , .- . . Solutions to this week's puzzle in j next week s. FUN. ; _•; Find the Hidden Summer Girls v Here is a puzzle picture' of an idea! summer resort. Twenty very pretty summer girls ■ are hidden in the picture. How many of them can you find? •;> , ... ~ But Mother Did Not WhenUhe new;minister made : his first pastoral' call at the Brownings' he , took little Anna on his knee and asked her if she' had , 2 kiss for him. But the little girl refused to kiss or be kissed. She squirmed loose and ran in the next room, where ■•> her mother was putting ; a few finishing touches Ito \ her adornment be fore going.intb >theVdrawing room ■- to greet the. clergyman. /.*. v .., , "Mamma/ , - the little girl whispered, "the man in the drawing I going into the drawing room to the clergyman, tamma," the little girl whispered, "the man in the drawing room . wanted me to kiss him." -'" t t ' >C /ell, replied , mamma, "why didn't you let him? "I would if-I-was you." ; X 't•. ,; - ~ .• v, : ;-v, s »,'.;.• Thereupon Anna ran back into the drawing room, and the . minister asked: '. ... ,y "Well, little lady, won't you kiss me now?" . . "No, I won't," replied. Anna, promptly, "but mamma says she . will." Safe, ; Sane, : Noiseless v Oh. see the girl the flag unfurl! . The ', band . plays . "* Yankee . Doodle Dandy)." Look out! that bomb will jar things some. No? Shucks! It's only filled pith candy.