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ANOTHER AEROPLANE.

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BY OUR PUZZLE EDITOR. ANOTHER AEROPLANE. I have .been so fascinated with making some pretty little paper aeroplanes, and flying them in the hall that I have drawn a second model, and am giving you also the measured working drawing which -wiM enable you to make one for yourselves. You want some very stiff paper, and a bit of stout. eard. You will find it quite easy to rule the lines and cut along them with a very sharp knife, which is better than scissors. At the dotted lines where I have marked "flap" you must only cut the card- board half through so as to be able to bend it. iWhen you have gummed the ends together, the fore- piano must have a tiny slip oi the IH?Uvy caiti-i board gummed on for a weight. With this you can experiment, and if the aeroplane does not sail per- fectly it is probably because the weight is not quite right, and you must add a wee bit more card, or use a lighter piece as the case may be. This is a particularly successful little aeroplane, partly because its curved lower plane gives it great stability in the air. No matter at what awkward angle it is launched it steadies itself at once, and swoops gracefully to the ground. To obtain the longest glides, the fore plane should be tilted slightly upward. If you experiment much -with these interesting models you will get 'iuite in making them fly, and who knows but that one day YOU may see a real flying machine, a'de^ have a trip in one, which is my great ambition. LADY MOON. Lady Moon, Lady Moon, where are you roving? "Over the sea' ■„<? Lady Moon, Lady Moon, whom are you lo\mD. "All that love me!" Are you not tired with rolling, and never Resting to sleep? Why look so pale and so sad. as forever Wishing to weep? "Ask me not this ,little child, if you love me. z You are too bold: I must obey my dear Father above me, And do as I'm told." Lady Moon, Lady Moon, where are you rovilig L "Over the sea!" La,dy Moon, Lady Moon, whom are you loving? "All that love me 1" Lord Houghton. A LEGEND OF WINCHESTER. A monk and a boy weresitting to;j" lies so low down. *01 a lew mm r<? -r an did not answer, then, raising > > In'thi. castle lived a the Red, who. with his followers. to 1;lla! all the country arouiikl, bringing baek treasure nd One day there caii-ie to the castik, an swinging ''I* But scarcely tad the im- the castle in povv see our Priory, W'.ivO- INfeWER TO SWITCHBOARD PUZZLE. There are m.uv SSI"L .!» fS'i nVil 1°78 i'V*™ 3 6 3 4 8 7 6 2 15. A WILD RABBIT AS A PET. lit+lo Klnck rabbit was found 111 Some time ago a little when a 0luel a wood by a o1" 3 ,r| rook it home, stoat would have killedt. I he 8^ to h„ 'MWtoe to play about the garden or the ^\beat Vith° whom he hutch in the b^in- ,nanv a good scanipei struck up a ^.endslnp, ami^ ( ^rd^, the rabbit did they have to-^° the cat ith such force often giving a *Pnn- a Ycrv good humoured, a* to roll her over: sl;« hurt her play- liowever, and never indulgent lv. as if she fellow, only looking at h Wlth the dog were saying, Boys win Nigger did not trot on so well, perhaps because (togs naturally hunt rabbits.. Indoors Nigger would enjoy a game at ball with' his mistress, he would play hide and seek under the table and chairs, and feast daintily on cake and sweets, or a lump of sugar. In wee weather iUalways seemed a great in- terest for him to sit in tlw window seat, and watch the raindrops splashing down outside. Nigger was a most, engaging pet, and his funny ways endeared him to everyone in the house. A DIAMOND REBUS. Now I want you all to try and send in the answer to this Diamond Rebus. All you have to do is to put down the initial of each illustration in just the same order as the picture comes. This is a very good kind of puzzle for you to make your- self, as such little pictures can easily be drawn or painted, on a ruled square of cardboard, bigger, of course, than the one shown here. I I must acknowledge letters from Elsie Wiggins, I who is pleased with her certificate, Ethel Vincent, to whom 1 have sent some stamps, Bessie Skeet, who says she is taking cookery lessons, Frances Cooke, who is looking forward to her holiday, Cleveland Brown, who describes his Nature Note- book, Jack Hutley, Ada Thrower, Jack Blooin- field, Arthur and Dora Richardson, Lizzie Sturgess, Grace Wright, William Hunt, Reginald Turner, Phoebe Race, who sends her birthday, Eva ,cott, who does the same and also joins the Sunbeam Guild. Eva Edwards, C. Russell, and John Russell send answers to the puzzles. These, I must, ex- plain, are not the subject of a comjietition. Reggie Rouse writes me a splendid long letter, and hopes I shall write back. Well, you know I can only do this through the column, except, in the case of the new members, but I thank you all for your letters, you I have no idea how happy they make me, it is de- lightful to think I have so many kind friends, even j though I may never see you, but I think I must i have a caravan, and go through all the villages and | towns where you live. How would that do? This week I have a message for you all; a kind unknown friend sends me a lovely parcel of pictures, what scrapbooks I shall ho able to make! and he tells me to give you his best wishes. I cannot write back, so we most hope our well-wisher will happen to see from the Letter Box this week how much we I appreciate his kindly thought. Dear Miss Mardale,- It's a long time since I wrote to you, but I go to school now, and have some home lessons and music to do in my spare time. I have two bantams of my own and I made them a house and run. It was Leonard Moss who gave me them they are very small, as they are only about six weeks old; the other pets are all quite well. It is bedtime now, so I must say good-night. With kind regards, yours truly, J. E. Hutlev. MANY HAPPY RETURNS OF THE DAY. The members who want our birthday wishes this week are not many, we must send affectionate thoughts to Ada Symington. on July 18; to Connie Andrew on July 21. and to Olive Symons on July 22. I hope they will all know we are thinking of them when their birthdays come. OUt PRIZE COMPETITION. There will be six prize Competitions every quar- ter, in each of which EIGHT PRIZES will be awarded. All readers are heartily welcome to join in these competitions without any formality what- ever, except the filling up of the coupon, which accompanies the announcement of each competition. I This conpon MUST* in all cases be enclosed with the entry. S j PUZZLES. I GEOGRAPHICAL PUZZLE. 1. A chain of mountains in South America. 2. A range of mountains and also a river in Eastern Russia. 3. The longe=t English river. 4. A countrv in Asia of which very little is known. 5. The most famous of German rivers. 6. An island to the west of Britain. 7. A province of Spain. The initials read in order spell the name of a country in Europe. HIDDEN TREES. 1 ('-he-be. 2. Pralop. 3 Ejypamero. 4. Nestutoh. b. Plmae. 6.. Zehla. 7. Daere P S.—Will readers please note that all letters and I Competition entries should be addressed to "Miss Grace Mardale. Box 16. Kendal." I shall be de- lighted to hear from any of jon about yourselves and your doings, or to receive any suggestions tor otii- Colill-nii. -C.=:=-== j

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