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)

August 5th, 1920 – Vol. 94 – No. 32

  • New Tales of Ajumba, by Thomas S. Miller, Ch. VI, Dream Soul
  • The Queen Elizabeth Quotation, by Mary Foot Lord
  • How Uncle Sam Makes Our Money, by Aaron Hardy Ulm
  • John Baring’s House, by Elsie Singmaster, Ch. 5
  • A Fracas With Manchurian Bandits, by John F. Bennett
  • The War in Asia Minor, Bringing Back the Dead
  • Current Events
  • Pros and Cons of Sheep Raising
  • The Children’s Page, Nuts to Crack

July 29th, 1920 – Vol. 94 – No. 31

  • Luck, by Brewer Corcoran
  • The Brass Owl, by Ida Williams Rea
  • Where Farmer and Laborer Meet, by E.G. Nourse
  • John Baring’s House, by Elsie Singmaster, Ch. 4
  • The Blimp and the Rogue, by C.A. Stephens
  • Still Discussing the Peace

July 22nd, 1920 – Vol. 94 – No. 30

  • New Tales of Ajumba, By Thomas S. Miller, Ch. V, Contraband
  • A Paxville Parallel, by David H. Talmadge
  • The Importance of the Infinitely Small, by Dr. Alexander Findlay, Professor of Chemistry, University of Aberdeen
  • John Baring’s House, by Elsie Singmaster, Ch. 3
  • Bogardus, The Weasel, by Clayton H. Ernst
  • The 1920 Democratic Convention
  • The Cardiff Giant Hoax
  • Stamps to Stick
  • Briggs-Stratton Motor Wheel Advertisement

July 15th, 1920 – Vol. 94 – No. 29

Added July 15th, 1920 – Vol. 94 – No. 29 to the Library. This issue has a great cover jacket, in addition to the usual fun inside. I am surprised, though, that this didn’t come out a couple of weeks earlier. Oh well, its still fun.

  • Thomas Jefferson/Declaration Signing portrait…
  • Influence Unawares by Frances Greenman
  • Taming a Terror by Roe L. Hendrick
  • Sitting Bull’s Last Trail by Fred Copeland
  • John Baring’s House by Else Singmaster (Ch. 2)
  • The Failing Flash Light by George C. Lane
  • The Children’s Page
  • Still more great ads, including 3 full-page color ads on the extra jacket.

July 8th, 1920 – Vol. 94 – No. 28

  • John Baring’s House by Elsie Singmaster (Ch. 1)
  • The Unpardonable Sin by C.A. Stephens
  • Working Your Way Through College by Frederick Paul Keppel (Ch. 2 of 2)
  • New Tales of Ajumba by Thomas S. Miller (Ch. IV?)
  • Down Hazel Hill by Hugh F. Grinstead
  • a couple of articles about the 1920 Presidential elections
  • Baseball for All the Family, A Window Sleeping Tent
  • The Girls’ and Boys’ pages for July

July 1st, 1920 – Vol. 94 – No. 27

  • Marcia’s Party Dress by F. Cameron
  • Three is a Crowd by Charles A. Hoyt
  • Working Your Way Through College by Frederick Paul Keppel (pt. 1 of 2)
  • Sons of Liberty by Theodore Goodridge Roberts (Ch. 10)
  • Nothing’s Impossible by Malcom E. Moran
  • a note about “The Prohibition Amendment”
  • Lots of great old ads!

December 3rd, 1914 – New England Edition

I’ve added another issue, December 3rd, 1914’s New England Edition. To be perfectly honest I’m not sure what differentiates the NE Edition from the “Standard” edition yet, other than the inside back page has a section entitle “New England and Other Matters.” When I get some issues from the same date I might be able to make a better judgement.

Works in this issue include:

  • Ammon’s Long Whip by C.H. Claudy
  • Old Plantation Days by Archibald Rutledge
  • The Art of Conversation by Mrs. Burton Harrison
  • The “Torpedo” Girl by Gardner Hunting (Chapter 5 of 5)
  • Under the “Spouter” by Fisher Ames Jr.
  • A column on “The European War,” namely World War I.
  • A timely piece called “How to Keep Resolutions
  • A great Campbell’s Tomato Soup ad, “Under the Love-Apple Tree

November 19th, 1914, New England Edition, Vol. 88, No. 47

  • “The Week Before Thanksgiving” Photo Cover
  • New England and Other Matters, Why Salute?, A Man-Made River
  • The “Torpedo” Girl, Ch. 3, by Gardner Hunting, drawn by Chase Emerson
  • The Wild Dog of Caucomgomoc, by Charles Boardman Hawes, drawn by Charles Livingston Bull
  • Lights on Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, by Wayne Whipple, drawings by Franklin T. Wood
  • Isabel’s Sane Christmas, by Mary M. Parks, drawings by W.F. Stecher
  • White Tiger, Ch.9, by Henry Milner Rideout, drawn by George Varian
  • Fact and Comment, The German Ideal, Investors, Managers, and Employees, The War Children’s Christmas, Private Property at Sea, The Question of Farming VIII. People’s Banks
  • Current Events, The European War
  • A Prayer, by Marion Francis Brown
  • ‘Neath Cottage Thatch, by Martha Haskell Clark
  • Meeting the Battle, The Blue Gingham Apron, Boy Scouts in France, The Nantucket Quakers, The Oldest American Flag, Making Christmas-Tree Ornaments, A Maddened Jaguar, The Queen’s Voice, As Others See Us, Perpetual Motion
  • Christmas Gifts, and How to Make Them
  • Favors and Sweetmeats That a Little Girl Can Make For Her Party
  • Multiple Sclerosis, The Brook Lot, Professor Henry and the Airship, The Land of Honest Men, The Way to Boston
  • Finding a Shelter, by Frank K. Rich
  • Nature & Science, “Will there be a Victrola in your home this Christmas?”
  • A Green Mountain Amazon, by M.E. Baker