Boys' Life

August 1931

Vol. 21 - N° 08

60 pages
William Heaslip



The Launch Pirates
Illus. by Harold N. Anderson
Ralph Henry Barbour 10
The Young Sky Riders
Illus. by William Heaslip
Eustace L. Adams 20

Short Stories

Fog Marston
Illus. by William Heaslip
Captain Burr Leyson 5
Fore and Double-Fore!
Illus. by Robert A. Graef
Harold M. Sherman 8
Throwing a Loop on the S.S. Clements
Illus. by Enos B. Comstock
Percy S. Lucas 12
Juan Del Machete
Illus. by George Avison
Wolcott LeCléar Beard 14
Ball Crazy!
Illus. by Jerome Rozen
Paschal N. Strong 16
Two Reels with Sound Effect
Illus. by the author
Henry B. Comstock 19
How Davie Took Elizabeth Town
Illus. by Jerome Rozen
Francis Lynde 28


Lighter Than Air Commander C.N. Rosendahl 6
Our Heritage as Marksmen Horace Lytle 18
Curious! But True! - "Alphorn" Twelve Feet Long - A Machine That Counts Population - One of the World's Most Exciting Sports - Among the First Flickers - Wolves of the Skies! - Five Trillion Descendants a Year!   24
What's New in the News   26
The Green Corn Dance
Illus. by the author
Dan Beard 27
The Service in Tennis
Illus. by the author
Sol Metzger 29
Camp Stunts Dr. Edward Ormerod 36


Editorial Page James E. West 22
The Scout World James E. West 23
The Radio Listening Post Orrin E. Dunlap, Jr., Editor 30
Dan Beard's Scouting Section Dan Beard 32
The Readers' Page   34
The Landing Field Augustus Post, Editor 41
Think and Grin Francis J. Rigney, Editor 44
The Lone Scout   46
World Brotherhood of Boys   51
Puzzlecraft   53
Stamps O.W. Simons, Editor 54

Thanks to Matt Horbal for images of this issue