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Can You Read This Rebus?
The solution and another rebus will be given next week. This one is very easy, but it often happens that the easiest puzzles prove the most perplexing. What Does the Fish Weigh? Without consulting, the scales, can you figure out the combined. How much does the entire fish' weigh"- Solu tion next week. How to Become a Cubist If you have not already tried to make a cubist picture now is the time to start. Take your pencil and draw a straight line from the dot at 1 to the dot at 2, then from 2 to 3, and so on in regular order until you-reach 47. ;Then see if you recognize the cubist animal you have drawn. .;"*. . ' Riddles and Answers »"•■ • • If a pig wished to build himself a habitation, how would he set about it? Tie a knot in his tail and call it a pig's tie. hat is the best thing to do in a hurry?. Nothing. If I were in the sun and'you were out of it, what 1 ' would the sun become? Sin. WHAT IS THIS?—Fox, ox, o, >*.. The solutions to this week's puzzles will be given in next week's FUN. Can You Find Your Way to Fun? Here is an interesting little maze for yon to thread. Start at any one of the channels around the border and find a- path leading to the word FUN in the center. Having done that, see if you can find a way out again. To thread this maze prop erly you must 'not.cross any lines." A 7'; „ " Count Them A man remarked that he came from a very large family. "How many are there of you?" he was asked. "Well, there were ten of us boys," he said, "and each of us had a sister." "Good gracious!" ex claimed the other... "Then there were twenty of you?" "No." said the boast ful man, "eleven." Robber "What do you mean by saying your dog I- first prize in the cat show?" % V.'>:. he took the cat!' weight of this \ fish? The tail ""reigns ex actly nine, pounds. The head '.weighs as much as the tail plus* one-half of the body, and the body weighs as much as the head and - tail " IVall, I thought them accounts in Kannikinneck about exorbitant city prices was exadjerated,• A but, by heck, if meals is 25 cents a look, I wonder what it costs to'cat one?" . :/Y- '. ■■■ FUN "Hey! Mr. Baker, Do It Again" Poor John "John," ,said Mrs. Newly wed, "I've; got to have some money and some new clothes and some new shoes and a hat and a new coat." "Gracious!"/ replied •John, "you don't have to have* all that, do you?" 7 "Well* L really ; do. but I'll compromise on the money." " . * Hard Lines "it's very strange, reflected:; the milkman; "the milk is genuine, so is '■- the water, but as soon as you . mix 'em they charge, you with adulteration'" THE SAX l-iIAXCLSCO CALL. SUNDAY. JULY 13, 1913. While Susie Sang and Played What Is This? A little beast without its* head Becomes a'• mighty beast'instead But then the subject of this riddle Is cut asunder in the middle; And nothing this division gains, rr\l ■"'■ - " 1 ' • ■-' •'■■"■'■ Though unknown quantity remains. A Possibility "Tins emancipation of woman is bad business—very •* bad : business," said. Mr. Loon, gloomily. "Indeed!" replied \ Mrs. Loon,*, the prominent suffragette. "Pray explain yourself." ' 7 "Well, here's ah account in 7 the moling paper; of an Indiana-man who tried to commit suicide because the first-batch of bread he attempted to bake turned out to be a failure. "j PICTORIAL HISTORY OF BUGVILLE A Puzzle With Counters 7 The accompanying diagram .shows a nest of 36 squares on ; which 12 'counters have been placed. Can , you rearrange * the 12 counters on the board so that there will be two counters on each row, column and diagonal? There, must not be more than these two counters in the same straight line. Ideal Wedded Bliss \ "Are you really; happy in your-wedded life, my dear?" *' • '. t 7 7., ■ 7 "Oh, yes, mother. George, and I have lots of quarrels and. I always win" Up to Date ...•., Doctor Leech wentvto ■ the* beach : ; ; A little-rest to gain. \ ~ - A million 'fleas robbed him ;of ease And he did not remain. He Came Down • The motor-bus». stop ped and the conductor looked 7 expectantly up ?he | steps. But no one descended, and at, last he stalked up impa tiently. ' "Say, you," he . said to a man on top, "don't you '..' want 7 the A. A-tor library?" _* i"Yes,'.' : was the reply. •7* "Well," (retorted 7 the conductor, "come down for it. : can't bring it on the busier you!" Turned Down . "Supposing I decided to r let you \ have the money, how do I know, that I* shall get it back at the., time you mention?" said Spiffkins. "I promise it, my boy, on the word of a gentle man," replied Biffkins. "Ah, in that case I may think better, of it. Come around this evening and bring him with you." • '.'There is no -occasion for you to envy me," said the prosperous person. "I have as many troubles' as you." - "I s'pose ye have, mis ter," admitted 7 Dismal Dawson,. "but the diffi culty with me is ' that I ain't got anything,, else." /.Met Her Match "Helen, you know that young man T 7 .told you I was-going to twist around my little;- finger?" * "Yes. Did' you suc ceed?" "I tried." "But did you succeed?" "Well, :I started out all right,, but';before long 1 his arms' were around me in stead." ; I— This is the sign Dr. Marshall displayed in the, front j window of his office. v 7 Solutions to Last Week's Puzzles , The accompanying diagram shows how to build up the pyramid of dominos so that the number of dots in each horizontal - row and in each column will total according -to the figures 7given. 7 THE LAUNDRY PUZZLE—The laundry charged two cents for each; collar and three cents, for each. cuff. • The ; lower diagram shows theanswer to the puzzle of the 247 toothpicks'.. Eight toothpicks have been 'taken away, leaving two complete squares. " THE BURIED AD-. AGE—"Be it ever so humbte, there's no place like home." WHERE WAS THE WE D D I NG? — Heb rides. * 7 , 'V 7 7 A'WORD PUZZLE— Hasten, chasten; alter, falter;, ] often, soften; ease, tease; listen, glis ten; hip, whip. What's the Answer? 7 How do you account for it? The explanation will .<be built a house on it. The house is 25 by 100 feet and still the man has sufficient space on the property for a lawn 25 by 100 feet.* // , A man bought*a piece" of property 25 by 100 feet and found in next week's FUN. If a pair of shoes and a pair of laces cost $3.10 and the shoes cost $3 more than the laces, what do the laces cost? The shoes cost $3.05 and the laces cost 5 cents.. A boy's father is six times the boy's age.'.. In 24 years the father will be but twice the boy's age. How old is each now? • Father. is 36 years old and the boy is 6 years. HTMI ■■' 1 : T • T-»1 * ,y ' • . " . r - "I'll have a Juniper Physiognomy," said the man from Boston.'* : "A what ?", roared the bartender. "A gin fizz,*" said the Boston man, with a sigh!/" Nothingßut "Idon believe that man is a real sailor, mother.** "-' "Why not, dear?" " 'Cause I listened when he was talking to the captain and he never said 'Shiver; my timbers,' or 'Dash my tarry ioplights — not even once." . They Were False A doctor attended an old lady from Scotland who had caught a severe cold. , . "Did your teeth chatter when you felt the "chill coming over you?" asked the doctor. N "I dinna ken, doctor; they were lying on the table!" was the pleasant reply. And Then the Doctor Danced Some Problems and Answers He Had to Translate It « 2 — This how it read/after a rival practitioner closed one of the shutters.