Illustrated paper cover in colors.
Printed in double columns.
"October 30, 1918"--Title page.
"Stories of adventure"--Title page.
Includes advertisements and 7 short articles: Help your country!, Current news, From all points, A few good items, Good current news articles, Grins and chuckles, and Interesting articles.
Includes chapters 20-21 of the story: Sent on the road, or, A smart boy in business / by J. P. Richards.
Includes chapters 19-20 of the story: Peary's boy guide, or, Icebound in the arctic / by William Wade.
"The men tried to spring aboard, but Jack and his brave boys pressed to the breach, and hurled them back to the boat, the boy captian crying in resolute tones: 'The first man comes aboard dies!'"--Cover.
Previously printed as Pluck and luck ; no. 264.