Illustrated paper cover in colors.
Printed in double columns.
"Frank Tousey, Publisher, 168 West 23d Street, New York."--Cover.
"July 18, 1917"--Title page.
"Stories of adventure"--Title page.
"There came a belch of fire and smoke, a thunderous roar and a terrible scream as a heavy shot came hurtling down from the bluffs toward the Mermaid."--Cover illustrated caption.
Includes advertisements and 8 short articles: Help your country!, Current news, News of the day, Facts worth reading, The news in short articles, Good current news articles, Grins and chuckles, and Articles of all kinds.
Includes chapter 9 of the short story: Hustling Joe Brown, or, The boy who kept the town alive / by William Wade.
Includes chapters 5-6 of the short story: Out for money, or, A poor boy's chance in a big city / by J. P. Richards.
Previously printed as: Pluck and luck ; no.197