Boys' Life

July 1931

Vol. 21 - N° 07

60 pages
J.C. White



The Launch Pirates
Illus. by Harold N. Anderson
Ralph Henry Barbour 5
Double Play!
Illus. by Robert A. Graef
Harold M. Sherman 14
The Young Sky Riders
Illus. by William Heaslip
Eustace L. Adams 20

Short Stories

Illus. by the author
Walter J. Wilwerding 8
The Guidon of "A" Troop
Illus. by Harold N. Anderson
F.N. Litten 10
A Lee Shore
Illus. by Frank Spradling
L. Murray Mintzer 12
Bredé Beats His Best
Illus. by Lloyd R. Osborne
Leonard K. Smith 16
"What's Bred in the Bone" Francis R. Lynde 40


Ride 'Em Cowboy! Lewis Wayne Walker 18
Learning to Swim
Illus. by the author
Sol Metzger 19
Curious! But True! "Kink" - Shooting Curves - Lost at Sea - A Real Speed Board - Battling an Octopus - Meet the Roadrunner   24
Costumes for the Flag Dance
Illus. by the author
Dan Beard 27
"Something I Have Done Myself"   42
A Modified Kayak David Blue 42
A Violin Phillip Carmichael 42
A Shakespearian Playhouse Gordon H. Craemer 42


Editorial Page James E. West 22
The Scout World James E. West 23
The Radio Listening Post Orrin E. Dunlap, Jr. 28
The Readers' Page   30
Dan Beard's Scouting Section Dan Beard 32
The Landing Field Augustus Post, Editor 37
Think and Grin F.J. Rigney, Editor 45
Puzzlecraft   49
World Brotherhood of Boys   52
Stamps O.W. Simons, Editor 54

Thanks to Matt Horbal for images of this issue