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Treasure Chest of Fun and Fact
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PublicationJanuary 1, 1959 | Price: 0.10 USD | Pages: 1 | Frequency: Every two weeks during the school year.
 
CoverHahti to the Rescue
FeaturingThe Champ in the Circus
CreditsPencils: Frank Borth (signed) | Inks: Frank Borth (signed)
ContentGenre: Adventure; Humor
 
SynopsisThree puzzles for you. An Arab wishes to ferry his hen, sack of grain, and pet fox over the river. His boat will only carry himself and one other. If he leaves the hen with the grain, she'll eat it; if he leaves the hen with the fox, the fox will eat the hen. How can the Arab deposit them all safely on the other side? The wind blew a hole 9 feet by 2 feet in a barn. The farmer has a piece of wood 6 feet by 3 feet to repair the hole. How can he cut the wood so that it will fit into the hole in the barn? On the picture shown, how can you cross out 8 lines, so that you reduce 9 squares to 2?
FeaturingGame Page
ContentCharacters: Abou Ben Boo Boo; Farmer Hassenpfeffer
 
Comic Story"The bull elephant's gone crazy!" (6 pages)
SynopsisAfter Frumson's abduction, Hahti the elephant seems to have gone berserk and everyone is searching for him frantically to control the animal. Karl discovers Blackie and Gunboat stole the circus money. Hahti breaks free and is on the trail of Frumson, with the circus crew following in hot pursuit, when he finds Blackie and Gunboat in a tractor and overturns it. Just as the elephant is about to crush the criminals, Frumson somehow appears out of the river with a heavy weight around his neck.
FeaturingThe Champ in the Circus
CreditsScript: Capt. Frank T. Moss (credited) | Pencils: Frank Borth (signed) | Inks: Frank Borth (signed)
ContentGenre: Adventure; Humor | Characters: Frumson (The Champ) Wooters; Karl; Blackie Salter; Gunboat Slade; Hahti
 
Comic StorySt. Casimir Patron of Lithuania (5 pages)
SynopsisThe story of St. Casimir of Lithuania. He was canonized by Pope Adrian VI in 1522.
FeaturingPiercing the Iron Curtain
CreditsScript: Catherine Beebe (credited) | Pencils: P. K. (signed) | Inks: P. K. (signed)
ContentGenre: Biography; Religious | Characters: St. Casimir; Father Dlugosz; King Casimir IV
 
Comic Story"Here we are!" (6 pages)
SynopsisDuring Winter vacation, the Ski Club from St.John's arrives at a resort, where a ski contest is about to start. Red Jones, a famous sports commentator, has taken Buddy Winkel under his wing and does all he can for the boy to win. Buddy runs 6 seconds over the course record and Red announces that nobody else will be able to beat him. When Dick sets a new course record during his run, Red goes on television to downplay it and claims that the electric timer was wrong. He goes out on a limb to claim that Buddy will win, or he'll eat his racoon cap.
FeaturingChuck White and His Friends
CreditsScript: Frank Moss [as Max Pine] (credited) | Pencils: Fran Matera (signed) | Inks: Fran Matera (signed)
ContentGenre: Adventure | Characters: Chuck White; Dick; Flagpole Boyd; Red Jones; Fritz Winkel; Buddy Winkel
NotesMax Pine was an alias of Frank Moss, per 2006 interview with Frank Borth: "You can find out in reading your things he also uses the word Max Pine as a substitute for him because he didn't want them to think he was writing everything in the place..." http://cuislandora.wrlc.org/islandora/object/cuislandora%3A40849
 
Comic StoryThe People Who Help Keep Them Flying (5 pages)
SynopsisUncle Mike, an airline pilot, brings his two nephews to the airport to see other jobs in the airline industry, other than being a pilot. Mr. Saunders tells them about the duties of a dispatcher and gives them an idea of the salary a dispatcher makes. Mr. Saunders tells them about the duties and salary of a meteorologist.
FeaturingWhat Can You Do?
CreditsScript: William C. Treon (credited)
ContentGenre: Non-fiction; Aviation | Characters: Uncle Mike; Johnny; Mr. Saunders; Mr. Wagner
NotesIn 1959, an assistant dispatcher made $450 a month to start and after 3 years could rise to $520 a month. A flight dispatcher could make between $568 to $910 a month. Meteorologists working for the government made between $5,335 and $7,035 per year. Those working for the airlines started at $400 a month and could make up to $695 a month.
 
FeaturingJoke Page
CreditsPencils: Frank Huffman (signed) | Inks: Frank Huffman (signed) | Letters: Frank Huffman (signed)
ContentGenre: Humor
NotesFour single-panel gags.
 
Comic Story"It's hard to believe that just a short time ago there were thousands of fans here, watching a football game." (6 pages)
SynopsisAn in-depth look at defensive strategies, offensive strategies and ball handling for basketball players.
FeaturingTerry Brennan's Do It Yourself
CreditsScript: Terry Brennan (credited) | Pencils: Fran Matera (signed) | Inks: Fran Matera (signed)
ContentGenre: Sports | Characters: Coach; Billy
 
Text StoryPaul Went to Work (3 pages)
CreditsScript: Eric St. Clair (credited) | Letters: typeset
ContentCharacters: Paul Bunyon; Babe the blue ox
NotesText story with three accompanying illustrations.
 
Comic StoryHusky Sled (1 page)
SynopsisPierre's team of huskies lead him through a hollow log.
FeaturingPierre
ContentGenre: Humor | Characters: Pierre
NotesPantomime gag strip told in five panels. On inside back cover.
 
Publisher advertisement"Balanced picture reading fare." (1 page)
CreditsLetters: typeset
NotesPromotional advertisement for the next 11 issues of Treasure Chest.
 
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