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This Treasure Chest comic was originally sourced from The Catholic University of America Archives. I have cropped, cleaned up and enhanced it using some or all of the following: XnView for Windows (great freeware program), MS Paint and Office 2010. When the Archive pages are of poor quality, which averages about 3-4 pages a comic, I have replaced with pages from my collection, providing I have a copy that will not be damaged due to scanning.
Volume: #14, Issue: #4 [250]
Published: October 23, 1958, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 36, Editing: Joseph G. Schaller (editor); Richard J. Voelkel (associate editor); Victor Keuping (art director); Carl Beachum (copy editor)
Color: Full Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age U.S., Later Standard Silver Age U.S., Later Still Standard Modern Age U.S. Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: Let Freedom Ring
Credits: Pencils: Lloyd Ostendorf (signed) | Inks: Lloyd Ostendorf (signed)
Genre: Drama

Activity (1 page)
Featuring: Game Page
Synopsis: Three activities. An archeologist found a stone with hieroglyphics on it. Use this piece of papyrus to help translate the message on the stone. Farmer Jones has seven cows on his field. How can he divide the field so that each cow is in a separate section? Mumbo Jumbo has a bottle with a coin sitting on a broken wooden match on the top of the bottle opening. Can you make the coin fall into the bottle without touching it? Answers upside-down on the bottom of the page.
Credits: Pencils: Frank Huffman [as Frank Tytus Huffman] (signed) | Inks: Frank Huffman [as Frank Tytus Huffman] (signed)
Characters: Sir Flinders Blinkingheim Farmer Jones Mumbo Jumbo

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Let Freedom Ring
Synopsis: Steven and Joe play baseball with the other boys and a home run breaks a window. They want to run away, but the other boys make them stay to face the music. A policeman shows up and brings them into the homeowner's house to talk things over. All of the boys take odd jobs to earn money to pay for the window. The policeman gives them a tour of the police station and as a surprise, shows them some vacant land that the city is buying to turn into a playground for the town's kids. The policeman tries to explain what it's like to be a cop in the USA, so that Joe and Steven won't distrust cops.
Credits: Pencils: Lloyd Ostendorf (signed) | Inks: Lloyd Ostendorf (signed)
Genre: Drama
Characters: Steven Esterhazy Joe Esterhazy

Comic Story (3 pages) Can a Sailboat Sail Against the Wind?
Synopsis: A sailor explains to Danny and Helen how a sailboat can sail from one port to another, even if the wind is against it all the way. A study in aerodynamics and physics.
Credits: Pencils: Frank Borth (signed) | Inks: Frank Borth (signed)
Characters: Danny Helen A Sailor

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: The Champ in the Circus!
Synopsis: Frumson tries out for the job of elephant trainer when the real trainer is taken ill and rushed to the hospital.
Credits: Script: Frank Moss (credited) | Pencils: Frank Borth (signed) | Inks: Frank Borth (signed)
Genre: Adventure Humor
Characters: Frumson (The Champ) Wooters Col. Horatio Hornbeam Blackie Salter Gunboat Mr. Slade

Comic Story (2 pages) Ships Through the Ages
Synopsis: A look at the history of ships, starting from a caveman using a log. Goes up to the 8th century when the Vikings had the finest ships at the time. Will be continued in a future issue.
Credits: Pencils: Fran Matera (signed) | Inks: Fran Matera (signed)
Genre: Historical

Comic Story (7 pages)
Featuring: The Note-Book
Synopsis: This issue looks at Greek and Hebrew music and the instruments that were used in those times.
Credits: Script: Sydney Walter (credited) | Pencils: Syl. Sowinski (signed) | Inks: Syl. Sowinski (signed)
Genre: Historical
Characters: Pan Apollo Plato Pythagoras Moses King Saul David

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Chuck White and His Friends
Synopsis: The river is rising and Steeltown is in danger of being flooded. Dutch doesn't understand why the Army Corps. of Engineers is going north to build an earth dike, when he thinks they should be building it here where he is. The Army engineers will flood the low land before the flood crest arrives. Mike is amazed at how Capt. Corning knows how many cubic yards of earth is needed to form a dike and how much earth their equipment can move per hour. As the river starts to flood, the dike is high enough to hold back the water and they blast a hole to allow the river to flood the low lands.
Credits: Script: Frank Moss [as Max Pine] (credited) | Pencils: Frank Borth (signed) | Inks: Frank Borth (signed)
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Chuck White Mike Kelly Joe Kelly Dutch Berger Captain Corning

Text Article (2 pages)
Featuring: You're Important!
Credits: Script: Father Jack | Pencils: Lloyd Ostendorf (signed) | Inks: Lloyd Ostendorf (signed) | Letters: typeset

Comic Story (1 page) Moose Hunting
Featuring: Pierre
Synopsis: Pierre is chased by a moose and cornered, then forced to give the animal a ride in his car.
Genre: Humor
Characters: Pierre

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page)
Synopsis: A nun and two comically drawn children are in a school science laboratory and observe an issue of Treasure Chest in an Ehrlenmyer flask with the top of the flask going to a condenser and the liquid contents dripping into a beaker. There is a bunsen burner under the Ehrlenmyer flask to heat the contents. The reader is asked to discover how much help teachers can "distill" from the pages of Treasure Chest. The above laboratory glassware is used in distillation.

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