By Barbara Park
Alex “Skinnybones” Frankovitch is set to turn into a major star—in his personal television advertisement! yet Alex’s significant plans for stardom move extraordinarily flawed. Are Alex’s days as an incredible star over?
Age point: nine and up | Grade point: four and up
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A t K e w the four periods of 12 consecutive months gave: 0-064, 0-054, 0-057, 0-059 cal cm-^ min-i a mean deviation of ± 5 per cent. A N D F O R SEASONAL N o t reported to W D C . ) Ice Island B . ) C. Chelyuskin Kotelnyi Island Dixon Island Wrangell Island Chetirokhstolbovoi Island Yakutsk J okionen Leningrad Copenhagen* Omsk Hamburg/Quickborn Hamburg/Fuhlsbuttel Lindenburg Kew Leipzig Kiev Munich Odessa Vladivostock Natick Tiflis Tashkent Coimbra Qrendi (Malta) San Salvador Khormaksar (Aden) Yangambi Nandi (Fiji) Bulawayo Aspendale Wellington Invercargill Pt.
Table 7 contains mean TABLE 7 M E A N VALUES OF Q F O R T H E MONTHS OF J U L Y A N D D E C E M B E R 1 9 5 8 — C A L O M " - MIN~^ Q Station Lat. N Long. July 1958 55 52i 59 52 52 5() 51 52 50 55 K n o b Lake OWS "J" OWS " 1 " Kew Hamburg Copenhagen Leipzig Lindenberg Kiev Omsk 67W 20W 19W 0 lOE 12E 12E 14E 31E 73E Dec. 195 (0-17) (-0-03) (0-19) 015 0-15 0-18 0-16 017 016 0-16 — -0-00 -007 -001 -001 -001 -003 values of Q for stations along this section; the values for December 1958 have been added when available.
1). The data are so few that a statistical examination can perhaps have little significance, but a crude one may prove useful. Between latitudes 50° and 56" eight stations reported Q in 1958 and seven in 1959 (Northern and Southern Hemispheres are considered together). Figure 1 suggests that on account of latitudinal variation alone, in the average of two years one would expect the annual means of Q at these stations to show a maximum deviation from their mean of ± 1 0 per cent. 2) that one year's value at one station will differ on average b y ± 5 per cent from the mean of two years.