Illustrated paper cover in colors.
Printed in double columns.
"October 4, 1916"--Title page.
"Stories of adventure"--Title page.
" "Stop it--look at me--a drunkard! Oh God! a miserable drunkard. They'll kill you, Syd; they want yer money. They're after yer I'm a drunkard, but I warn yer, son of my old friend!" "--Cover illustrated caption.
Includes advertisements and 8 short articles: Current news, Interesting articles, Timely topics, Facts worth reading, From all points, Good current news articles, Grins and chuckles, and The news in short articles.
Includes chapters 8-9 of the short story: Making it pay, or, The boy who bought a newspaper / by William Wade.
Includes chapter 7 of the short story: Simple Sam the poor boy, or, Not so green as he looked / by J. P. Richards.
Previously printed as: Pluck and luck ; no. 154