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    The Youth’s Companion Combined with American Boy [v107 #3, March 1933] ed. Griffith Ogden Ellis (Sprague Publications; Detroit, MI, 20¢, 52pp, 10½″ x 14″, cover by Orson Lowell)
    (NB: This issue says “Publication Office” is in Chicago, “Administrative Office” is in Detroit) Details supplied by John Boston.
    • 3 · Jungle Haven · Albert L. Stillman · sl
    • 7 · Wings of Lucifer · Carl H. Claudy · ss
    • 11 · Afraid to Lose · Franklin M. Reck · ss; “Fancy diving is great sport, but to Nig Berry and Johnny Ladd, competitors for the national championship, it was a nerve-wracking battle.”
    • 14 · The Brethren [Part ? of ?] · H. Rider Haggard · n. Cassell’s Magazine December 1903 (+11)
    • 18 · The Vagabond Trail · George F. Pierrot · ar; travelogue—about Japan.
    • 21 · High School America—a Challenge · Franklin M. Reck · ar; Here’s the Crawl Stroke That Made Japan Olympic Swimming Champion.
    • 22 · Enigma · John O’Donnell · pm
    • 22 · Friendly Talks with the Editor · [Misc.] · ed
    • 23 · Blizzard! [Douglas Renfrew] · Laurie York Erskine · ss
    • 26 · The Man Without a Name [Jim Tierney, detective] · John A. Moroso · ss; detective story.
    • 37 · Our Readers Write Us! · [Misc.] · lt
    • 38 · Visit Japan · [Misc.] · ms; announces essay contest, winners get trip to Japan.
    • 42 · Ride a Rocket Ship! · [Misc.] · ms; another essay contest, winners go to the World’s Fair.
    • 48 · Stamps in the Day’s News · Kent B. Stiles · cl; about legislation proposing commemorative stamps—there were nine separate bills for a General Kosciuszko stamp—and new stamp issues.
    • 51 · Funnybone Ticklers · [Misc.] · hu



    The Youth’s Companion Combined with American Boy [v108 #2, February 1934] ed. Griffith Ogden Ellis (Sprague Publications; Detroit, MI, 20¢, 44pp, 10½″ x 14″, cover by Edgar Franklin Wittmack)
    Details supplied by John Boston.
    • 3 · The Helmet of Pluto · Carl H. Claudy · ss
    • 7 · Hide-Rack Stands By [Hide-Rack the collie] · Glenn Balch · ss
    • 9 · The Golden Trap · James B. Hendryx · ss; chasing a fugitive in Canada.
    • 12 · Integrity · Barry Scobee · ss; looks like a Western detective story.
    • 14 · Balance!—An Interview with Bob Hess · Franklin M. Reck · iv; “Every Good Wrestler Has It”.
    • 15 · Marines’ Hymn; Lyrics by Air Corps · Frederic Nelson Litten · ss; appears to be an imperialist epic of the U.S. Marines in Haiti.
    • 18 · Death and I · W. D. Vermilyea · pm
    • 18 · Friendly Talks with the Editor · [Misc.] · ed
    • 19 · Tip-Off · Franklin M. Reck · ss; looks like a basketball detective story.
    • 22 · Larry Marsh, Packer · William Heyliger · sl; a romance of Capitalism; guy inherits a defunct sardine factory, decides to reopen it in the face of unscrupulous competition. One illustration is captioned: “The red hair began to bristle. ’Mr. Keene, I’ve come all the way from Maine to interest you in a sardine with a new flavor.’”
    • 27 · Those Bell-Ringing Fish! · H. W. Bush · ar; quarter-page squib about ice fishing, in which bells are part of the technology.
    • 28 · A Cheerful Word · Florence Scripps Kellogg · pm
    • 38 · In the Morning Mail · [Misc.] · lt; Conducted by Pluto the Office Pup.
    • 39 · Hail the Prize-Winners! · [Misc.] · ms
    • 39 · The American Boy Contest · [Misc.] · ms; write an essay on “The Thing I Wish I Could Do Well.”
    • 40 · Stamps in the Day’s News · Kent B. Stiles · cl
    • 43 · Funnybone Ticklers · [Misc.] · hu







    The Youth’s Companion Combined with American Boy [v109 #3, March 1935] (Sprague Publications; Detroit, MI, 10¢, 44pp, 10½″ x 13½″)
    The actual title of the issue is unclear with Youth’s Companion combined with American Boy on the cover and at the top of the Table of Contents, and The American Boy—Youth’s Companion in the indicia. Details supplied by John Boston.
    • 3 · Wind in the Rigging [Part ? of ?; Tod Moran] · Howard Pease · sl
    • 6 · Fitzsimmons’ Shift · Oliver DeWitt Shank · ss; a boxing story.
    • 9 · Wolves · F. M. Tibbott · ss; “A Story of Cowboys and Bawling Cattle”.
    • 12 · Steve Merrill, Engineer [Part ? of ?] · William Heyliger · sl; about an electrical engineer who is forced to turn detective.
    • 15 · You Can Make Money Gardening—IF · Harry R. O’Brien · ar
    • 16 · Friendly Talks with the Editor · [Misc.] · ed
    • 16 · Prairie Shack · Queena Davison Miller · pm
    • 17 · Fresh Water Irish · Capt. Barney Buntline · ss; a nautical story, set on the Great Lakes, Duluth to Thunder Bay.
    • 20 · Outbound to Jupiter · Peter van Dresser · ss
    • 23 · Win a Free Trip on the Normandie · [uncredited] · cn
    • 32 · Originality Counts! · C. C. Harrington · ms; filler? short squib about a kid who won an advertising contest.
    • 33 · We’re Going to Alaska! · [Misc.] · ms; short feature about trip being organized by magazine.
    • 34 · They Won Cash Prizes · [Misc.] · ms; results of earlier contest.
    • 35 · They Work with Junk · Robert C. Hill · ar; short feature about high school students who make useful articles out of items rescued from dump.
    • 37 · Bill Brown Started Something! · William Wolf · ar; short feature about high school student who invented gasoline-powered model airplane.
    • 40 · Stamps · [Misc.] · cl
    • 43 · Funnybone Ticklers · [Misc.] · hu



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