Here it is – what you’ve all been waiting for!
The solution to this month’s Puzzler. But first I want to thank everyone who sent in their answers, and indeed, some of the answers were pretty wild guesses.
Enough delay – the correct answers appear below in red.
Question #1: Whose ashes were scattered from the foot bridge behind the Museum of Science and Industry that leads to the Wooded Island, famous during the 1893 World’s Fair?
a. Harry Houdini b. Clarence Darrow c. Frank Lloyd Wright d. Shoeless Joe Jackson e. Jane Addams
Question #2: Which of the answers below was true of William B. Ogden?
a. Ogden, Utah was a named after him. b. Ogden was the first Mayor of Chicago.
c. Ogden was President of the Union Pacific Railroad when the Golden Spike was driven in Ogden, Utah, connecting the eastward- and westward-bound Railways.
d. His brother’s mansion burned in the Chicago Fire. e. William Ogden was buried in a vat of wine.
Question #3: What is Chicago’s official motto?
a. City in a Garden b. I Will c. Windy City d. Urbs in Horto e. Waddjoo jus’ say t’me?
There you have it. Now aren’t you sorry you didn’t enter? Don’t let this happen again.
Another Puzzler will be coming your way soon.