April 16, 2018 Issue 1176
TIDBITS® PLAYS A FEW CARD GAMES by Kathy Wolfe
Pick a card, any card! This week, Tidbits investigates the history of playing cards, as well as some well-known and not-so-well-known card games.
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• History points to China as the country of origin of playing cards. A princess in the Tang Dynasty was mentioned in writing as playing the “leaf game” in a record from the year 868. It’s believed that playing cards then spread to India and Persia, followed by Egypt, and to Europe by the end of the 14th century.
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FOOD OF THE WEEK: CRACKER JACKS “Buy me some peanuts and Cracker Jack,” goes the old favorite song. How much do you know about this popular snack? Follow along as Tidbits focuses on Cracker Jacks, something we’ve been munching since 1896, perhaps the first “junk food!” • It all started with a popcorn stand in Chicago operated by a German immigrant named Fritz Rueckheim. Fritz had been selling popcorn for 25 years before his brother Louis invented a method of separating the kernels of molasses-coated popcorn, which previously stuck together in sticky clumps during manufacturing. The brothers then added peanuts to the mix. • The product was named Cracker Jack after a salesman sampled it and proclaimed, “That’s crackerjack!”, a phrase that, at that time meant “exceptionally fine” or “of excellent quality.” The name was registered as a trademark, and “The More You Eat, the More You Want” became its sales pitch. • A waxed, sealed package was created in 1899 by Henry Eckstein, further enhancing the sales of Cracker Jacks. Sales took a giant leap in 1908 when composers Jack Norworth and Albert Von Tilzer released the hit song “Take Me Out to the Ball Game.” Ironically neither of the two had ever “root, root, rooted for the home team,” having never attended a ball game. • In 1912, the company began adding small prizes to each box, outdoing their competition who only enclosed coupons in packages that had to be redeemed by mail. In keeping with their baseball popularity, prizes in 1914 included a set of 144 baseball cards, and a 176-card set in
1915. Each card measured 2 ¼” x 3” and included such baseball greats as Honus Wagner, Ty Cobb, “Shoeless” Joe Jackson, Christy Mathewson, and Charles Comiskey. • Collectors who happen to have a Cracker Jack Ty Cobb card in mint condition claim its worth at over $4,400, while a Joe Jackson card in mint condition might fetch twice that much. The Cracker Jack card series are the only ones to feature players from baseball’s short-lived Federal League. • Other early prizes included decoder rings, plastic figurines, booklets, stickers, and temporary tattoos. • In 1916, the package had a new feature, two mascots, Sailor Jack and his dog Bingo. Fritz Rueckheim modeled Jack after his grandson, who passed away shortly afterward at age 8. Fritz loved the image so much that he had it carved on his tombstone. Bingo was based on a stray dog, whose real name was Russell.
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• Temperate climates are the most popular. Even though only 7 percent of the world enjoys a temperate climate, nearly half of the world’s people live in these areas. • The name “Vaseline” is a combination of the German word for “water” – wasser – and the Greek word for “olive oil” – elaion. • The South Pole is actually a desert environment, averaging about the same amount of monthly rainfall as the Sahara Desert.
• Cracker Jacks were first advertised on television in 1955, sponsoring the CBS game show “On Your Account.” Ads appeared over the years until 1984, when they were discontinued. The 1999 Super Bowl featured a brand-new ad for Cracker Jacks, the first in 15 years. • In 2004, the New York Yankees tried replacing Cracker Jacks with the toffee-flavored snack Crunch ‘n Munch at home games. This action was quickly rescinded after a huge protest by fans. • Frito-Lay has owned Cracker Jack since 1997. In 2016, the company announced that the packages would no longer contain prizes. In an attempt to keep up with the times, the package now features a code good for a download to play games on the Cracker Jack app through Google Play. Text by Tidbits Media, Inc.
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• Early European cards from the 1300s were illustrated by hand by artists, often painted in gold, and were an expensive luxury afforded only by the wealthy aristocracy. Toward the end of that century, woodcuts were invented, which made the production of cards cheaper and more available to the common man. Once the printing press was invented, cards could be mass-produced, and games became popular across Europe. Cards were made from up to 6 pieces of paper glued together, and were much larger than the cards of today.
artwork, the backs were plain. A plain back created the problem of being easily marked, which could be recognized by an opponent. Since cards were expensive, they had to be returned to the workshop for cleaning. It wasn’t until the late 1700s that manufacturers began printing patterns of stars or dots on the back to eliminate the problem.
• It didn’t take long for cards to get a bad name. An official • Designs of the cards’ suits featured a ordinance banned playing cards great variety of symbols – boars, bears, in Bern, Switzerland as early flowers, falcons, lions, rabbits, and cups. as 1367. In the early 1400s, By the end of the 1400s, pictures included Franciscan missionary St. kings either seated on Bernadino of Siena preached a throne or mounted against card games, and those on horseback. as well at his gatherings, known as as queens, horsemen, “Bonfires of the Vanities,” threw viceroys, and foot their cards into the fire. soldiers. • In 1480, in France, the • Although one side familiar suits of spades, hearts, of the card featured diamonds, and clubs were produced for the first time.
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• The ace of spades in a deck of cards typically has a more ornate design than the others. This practice began in 1712, when England’s King James I instigated a tax on playing cards. He required that the ace of spades carry a label or insignia as proof that taxes had been paid, and printing houses began embossing their logos on • The game of UNO uses a deck the ace. This practice led to of 108 cards broken down into the catchphrase “not playing four colors, red, green, blue, with a full deck.” Some folks and yellow. The first player to avoided paying the tax by score 500 points is the winner. refusing to buy the ace of The game was invented in 1971 spades when they purchased by a Reading, Ohio, barber a deck of cards. Those who enjoyed playing Crazy playing with only 51 cards Eights with his son. The family were considered stupid, enjoyed the new variation on leading to the motto. Eights so much, they saved up Text by Tidbits Media, Inc. $8,000 and had 5,000 copies
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• I don’t know who studies such things, but those who do say that over the course of a lifetime, you’ll probably spend about three years in the restroom. • Despite numerous arrests and trials, famed 19th-century outlaw Frank James was never convicted of anything and never went to prison. He died in 1915, at the age of 72, of natural causes.
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1. Is the book of Judges in the Old or New Testament or neither?
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claimed, could be cured if the patient wore the right eye of a wolf and the left eye of a she-wolf on a thong about the neck for three months; also, the patient had to forgo bathing during that time. There’s no mention in the record at hand of how a patient would go about redeeming the guarantee.
• When groups of shrimp end up with too few males to sustain the population, some of the females turn into males. • If someone called you a “mumpsimus,” would you be flattered or insulted? It seems that the appropriate reaction would be to take offense. According to the MerriamWebster dictionary, a mumpsimus is “a stubborn person who insists on making an error in spite of being shown that it is wrong.”
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ROMANIA - A Romanian woman gave birth to a baby boy in December and then delivered his twin brother at the end of January. Maricica Tescu, 37, from Carlig in Iasi county, knew she was expecting twins but didn’t expect a two month gap between the babies. The first baby, a boy, was born on December 11, when the mother was in her seventh month of pregnancy. Doctors said this is a unique case in Romania and there have only been a few such cases worldwide. They explained the woman has a double uterus and each of the babies developed separately. The babies’ parents don’t know yet if their children will be considered twins because they were born in different years.
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• The first brand of Wrigley’s chewing gum was called Vassar, named after new New England woman’s college. Next were Lotta and Sweet Sixteen Orange. In 1915, Wrigley promoted their new spearmintflavored chewing gum by mailing 4 sample sticks to each of the 1.5 million names listed in the US telephone books. •The very first Corvette rolled off the Chevrolet assembly line in Flint, MI in 1953. It sold for $3,250. • The first credit card, issued in 1950, was Diner’s Club. Frank X. McNamara started the company with 200 cardholders. Today there are 4 credit cards for every person in the United States.
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• On April 29, 1945, the U.S. Seventh Army’s 45th Infantry Division liberates Dachau, the first concentration camp established by Germany’s Nazi regime. In the course of Dachau’s history, at least 160,000 prisoners passed through the camp.
• On April 23, 1969, Sirhan Sirhan, a Palestinian immigrant, • On April 27, 1865, boiler is sentenced explosions on the Mississippi River to death steamboat Sultana kill an estimated after 1,547 people, mostly Union being soldiers returning home after the convicted in the assassination Civil War. The passengers were of politician Robert F. Kennedy. killed by flying metal, scalding In 1972, Sirhan’s sentence was commuted to life in prison after California abolished the death penalty.
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• Anthea Turner, Walt Disney, Tom Cruise, Susan Hampshire, Whoopi Goldberg, Thomas Edison, Henry Winkler, Cher, Brian Conley, and Leonardo DaVinci are, or were, dyslexic. • Whoopi Goldberg was a mortuary cosmetologist and a bricklayer before becoming an actress. • Before he pursued his acting career, Jack Nicholson worked as an office boy in MGM’s cartoon department. • Charlie Chaplin once won third prize in a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest.
• In January 1950, actor John Wayne placed his handprints in wet cement at Grumman’s Chinese Theatre (now Mann’s Chinese Theatre) in Hollywood. Sand used in the cement reportedly was brought from Iwo Jima, in tribute to his performance in the 1949 film “Sands of Iwo Jima”.
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