October 14th, 1920 – Vol. 94 – No. 42

  • The Perseverance Organ, by Phyllis Meredith, Drawn by A.O. Scott
  • The Giant King Ray, by Archibald Rutledge, Drawn by Forrest Orr
  • How Many Stars Are There?, by Dr. C.G. Abbot, Director, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
  • The War-Trail Fort, Ch. 6, Abbott fires into a clump of sagebrush, by James WIllard Schultz, Drawings by George Varian
  • Four Steps Across, by Russell Gordon Carter, Drawn by Lee Townsend
  • Our American Foreign Policy, The Left-Hand Drive, Self-Consciousness, Price-Fixing, Meat Eating and the Meat Industry, Anarchy
  • Our Haunted Land, by Odell Shepard
  • Your Light, Pansy and Sue, A Soldier’s Answer, Grandma’s Weasel, A Prophet in His Own Country, Another Curious Rock, Taking His Degress, Not To Be Exploited, You Cannot Live On Three Cheers, Why She Talked
  • Water, by Richard Jeffrey Brown
  • The Rose, by Mary Stanton Boutwell, Drawn by May Aiken
  • The Lost Bedquilt, by Carolyn Sherwin Bailey
  • A Thought, by Frances C. Hamlet
  • Old Tales Retold By Uncle Ned, VIII. The Fox and the Crow, by E.W. Kemble
  • A Fall Question, by Martha Banning Thomas
  • Family Finance, The Coming of the Mayflower: a Pilgrim Pageant, Taking the Blame, A Book Trick
  • Cranberries – Sugar and Acids, Another Trick With String, Cooking by Graded Temperature
  • Two Kinds of Evening Wrap, “Floating Islands”, Cakes That Will Quickly Disappear, Fall Sketching, Parents and the Sunday School
  • Beauty Based on Health, 1. The Value of Regular Exercise
  • Profitable Trapping, Strong Wrists, Hints For Rapid Reckoning, The Pin Sled, Slide Checkers
  • Cancellation, Aerial Fire Control
  • An Automatic Poultry Feeder, Collecting Lichens, A New Domino Game
  • A Cabinet For Home Remedies, Making Stereoscopic Photographs
  • A Position of Trust, (staff?)
  • Aphasia, After the Storm, Is the Chinese Diet Adequate?, She Took the Next Train, A Convex Canal, Not Too Sick to Make a Bull
  • Ivory Soap Flakes Full Page Ad

October 7th, 1920 – Vol. 94 – No. 41

For October 7th, 1920. Got to love some of the ads in this one, particularly the “Union Suit” one, and the now defunct Essex Motors. Wonder why they’d advertise for autos in a kids magazine? Unless they assumed the parents would be reading it to their children or something….

  • The War-Trail Fort, Ch. 5, Two Crows raise their right hands, by James Willard Schultz, Drawings by George Varian
  • The Body-Guard, by Edwin Cole, Drawn by Rodney Thomson
  • The New Baltic Republics, Esthonia and Latvia, by Samuel Eliot Morison, Ph.D, Formerly American member of the Baltic Commission of the Peace Conference
  • On Time, by Theodora Marshall Inglis, Drawn by Dudley G. Summers
  • A Flight From Petrograd, Ch. 8, in which a flag goes up, by C.A. Stephens, Drawn by G.A. Harker
  • The “Old Diplomacy” in Europe, The Bible and Shakespeare, The Italian Outbreak, Spinning Tops
  • October LaCrosse, by Arthur Guiterman
  • The Mayflower’s Flag, The Handwriting on the Wall, Manhandling the Profiteers, An Adventure With a Tiger
  • The Children’s Page, Decorations by Robert Martin
  • The Doll That Saved a Regiment, by Miriam Cocke
  • The Young Columbus, by Nancy Byrd Turner
  • Ducky Waddles, by Abigail Burton
  • The Merchant, Verse and Drawing by L.J. Bridgman
  • The Fall of the Armature, (staff?), Drawn by W.F. Stecher
  • Full-Page Ad: Cross-Knit Underwear Union Suit
  • The Companion Receipts (Recipes)
  • John Leake’s Dole, A Strange Conversion, A Noisy Army, Essex Motors Ad
  • A Far-Reaching Experiment, A Terrible Explosion, Where Trapping is Worth While
  • The Lingual Tonsil, A Woman’s Invention, Another Smart Fox, One More Sovereign Deposed, A Thrifty Book Lover, Only a Dud, Ingersoll Radiolite “Radium” Watch Ad
  • Proctor and Gamble “The White Naphtha Soap” Ad

September 30th, 1920 – Vol. 94 – No. 40

In this weeks edition:

  • The War-Trail Fort, Ch. 4, The steamboat refuses to stop, by James Willard Schultz, drawings by George Varian
  • Dust and Ashes, by W.F. Skerrye, drawing by W.D. Eaton
  • Our Need of the African Tropics, by Sir Frederick Dealtry Lugard
  • The Affair of the Eggs, by Clara Constance Curtiss, drawing by Ernest Fuhr
  • A Flight From Petrograd, Ch. 7, in which Lexy waves a white flag, by C.A. Stephens, drawing by G.A. Harker
  • Fact and Comment: Christian Reunion, Mountains and Sea, Training for Citizenship, Justice and a Troubled Conscience, Looking Into the Future, The Farmer’s Vacation
  • Current Events
  • From Mallard Pond, by Gertrude West
  • The Things of Caesar, Surrounded by Elephants, The Latest Excuse, The Oyster Tree
  • Two Kinds of Post, by Lucy F. Mallory
  • Miss Mouse in the Meadow, by Daisy D. Stephenson, drawings by George Varian
  • The Enchanted Thimble, by John Ruse Woodward
  • Progress, written and drawn by Margaret Ely Webb
  • Full-page Ad for “The New Companion” sewing machine
  • Protein Idiosyncrasy, Young America Reads Milton, Snowshoeing on Bering Strait, French Thrift, Nantucket Idioms

September 23rd, 1920 – Vol. 94 – No. 39

This time around….

  • Historic Milestones Cover, DeSoto’s Discovery of the Mississippi
  • The War-Trail Fort, Ch 3, Far Thunder rids the plains of a rascal, by James Willard Schultz
  • The New Dietetics, by Dr. C.W. Saleeby, F.R.S.Edin.,F.Z.S.
  • As Told by Mr. Tubbs, by May Kelsey Champion, drawings by R.L. Lambdin
  • A Little More, by Eleanor Ford Hay
  • A Flight From Petrograd, Ch. 6, in which the anarchists use a powerful weapon, by C.A. Stephens, drawing by G.A. Harker
  • The League of Nations, Wanted – A New English Grammar
  • Current Events
  • The Warning, by Grace Agnes Timmerman
  • Out of Setting, His Glasses Saved Him, Japanese Dress, A Family Almost Wiped Out
  • Weeding, by Isabel Jamison
  • Susie’s First Party, by Frances McKinnon Morton, drawing by Margaret Ely Webb
  • The Little Rill, by Edith Ludwell Laurence, drawing by Elizabeth C. Bower
  • The Canny Wee Scone, by Jane M. Miller
  • The Ink Well, by Abbie Farwell Brown
  • Nuts to Crack, ad for Daisy “Liquid Pistol”, The Hold-up (squirt gun!)
  • Steve Rodman’s Ordeal, uncredited
  • Typhus Fever, The White of the Egg, A Grateful Wren
  • Full-page “Instant Postum” ad

September 16th, 1920 – Vol. 94 – No. 38

  • The War-Trail Fort, Ch. 2, A hostile tribe leaves footprints, by James Willard Schultz
  • Ma Becomes a Socialist, by Mary Starck
  • King Solomon’s Mines, by John Hays Hammond
  • The Armor of Curtius, by Helen Ward Banks
  • A Flight From Petrograd, Ch. 5, in which anarchists visit camp and Lexy is troubled, by C.A. Stephens
  • American Policy Toward Russia, Votes For Women, The Olympic Games
  • Current Events
  • A Garden Philospher, by William Hervey Woods
  • Buffalo Bill’s Night Ride, The Invention of the Blackboard
  • A Scientific Parable, by Berton Braley
  • A Song of Summer Time, by Richard J. Brown, Drawings by Eleanor Weeden
  • The King, The Queen and the Clown, by Virginia Stanard
  • The Explanation, by Harrison Long
  • The Legend of the Clover, by Alice W. Hamilton
  • Cartoon by Elisabeth B. Warren
  • The Wonderful Woodchucking Woodchuck, by Strickland Gillilan
  • Scouts of the Plains, by Gen. Charles King
  • Nature & Science
  • President Lincoln’s Kindness, by Abby G. Baker

September 9th, 1920 – Vol. 94 – No. 37

In today’s Youth’s Companion:

  • The War-Trail Fort, Chapter One, by James Willard Schultz
  • The Profiteers, by Mary M. Parks
  • Wages and Prices, by J. Laurence Laughlin
  • “Pink Peps”, by Grace T. Davis
  • A Flight From Petrograd, Chapter Four, by C.A. Stephens
  • Anti-Semitism, Overworked Congress, The Okefenokee
  • Current Events: Including “Woman Suffrage”,”Olympic Games”,”Russo-Polish War”
  • Valuation, by Gertrude West
  • Along the Highways, by Helen Kent Denslow
  • The Pig That Wouldn’t Laugh, by Elizabeth Thornton Turner
  • Randall’s Adventure, by Minnie Leona Upton
  • The Rainbow, by Annette Wynne
  • The Girls’ Page for September, “Bead Embroidery”
  • The Family Page for September, “A Folding Kitchen Table”
  • The Boys’ Page for September, “Football in 1920”
  • Ivory Soap Flakes Ad

September 2nd, 1920 – Vol. 94 – No. 36

In this edition of The Youth’s Companion:

  • John Baring’s House (Ch. 9, Light is let in) by Elsie Singmaster
  • A Supplementary Vision, by Roe L. Hendrick
  • Tramp Days of Grizzly Cubs, by Enos A. Mills
  • The Milan Hat, by Ray Palmer Tracy
  • A Flight From Petrograd (Ch. 3, in which Dermot drives out of the distillery), by C.A. Stephens
  • The Victor in the War, Ireland Under Sinn Fein
  • Current Events
  • September Camping, by Arthur Guiterman
  • The Children’s Page
  • Automatic Aeroplanes, The Run Back
  • Stamps to Stick, How Foch Met the Germans
  • The Power of Plywood

August 26th, 1920 – Vol. 94 – No. 35

Today’s Youth Companion includes:

  • John Baring’s House (Ch. 8, Elizabeth rides to Gettysburg), by Elsie Singmaster
  • Cap’n Coalhod’s Folly, by David A. Wasson
  • How New Zealand Was Saved, by Richard C. Maclaurin
  • Glare Ice, by Marjorie Hill Allee
  • A Flight From Petrograd (Ch. 2, in which a contribution box is passed), by C.A. Stephens
  • Lincoln in England, Churchmen on the Steel Strike
  • To Each His Own (A Philosophy of the Road), by Minnie Leona Upton
  • The Human-Seeming Baboon, A School Ship For Street Urchins
  • The Children’s Page
  • Embolism and Thrombosis, Suggestions For Keeping Warm

August 19th, 1920 – Vol. 94 – No. 34

Another “Special Jacket” edition of The Youth’s Companion, this week:

  • Jacket Cover with Engraving of “The Old Gates of St. Augustine”
  • Briggs-Stratton Motor Wheel Advertisement
  • John Baring’s House (Ch. 7, Herbert refuses to write), by Elsie Singmaster
  • A Quarrel and a Tornado, by Elmer C. Adams
  • My Vocation, by Samuel S. Drury
  • Tam O’Shanter Enters College, by Mabel L. Robinson
  • A Flight From Petrograd, (Ch. 1, in which the Reds rise and Comstock is perplexed), by C.A. Stephens
  • German Interest in War Books, The Water-Power Bill
  • Aprons, by Gertrude West
  • “Accepting the Universe”
  • The Children’s Page
  • The Companion Receipts (Ed: Actually *Recipes*, have to look into that one)
  • Nature & Science

August 12th, 1920 – Vol. 94 – No. 33

In this edition of The Youth’s Companion:
  • When We Walked the Town Lines, by C.A. Stephens
  • On Miracle Day, by Edna Tucker Muth
  • The Children’s Court, by Franklin Chase Hoyt, presiding Justice of the Children’s Court of New York City
  • John Baring’s House (Ch. 6, The mountaineers fire two shots), by Elsie Singmaster
  • Saving the Cook, by Charles Tenney Jackson
  • Irony and Sarcasm, The Railways, The Vice Presidency
  • Current Events
  • New Things on the Prairie, by Jeannie Pendelton Hall
  • Boro-Budur, The Great Temple
  • The Children’s Page
  • Boys’ Page for August (Roping)
  • Family Page for August (Cross-Stitch)
  • Full-page Quaker Oats Ad, “Food Joys for Every Hungry Hour
  • Girl’s Page for August (For Afternoon Tea)