Illustrated paper cover in colors.
Printed in double columns.
"September 25, 1918"--Title page.
"Stories of adventure"--Title page.
"Suddenly, with a wild yell Jenkins sprang upon the table among the dishes and bottles. The next moment he half crouched, and gazed towards a half opened door, as though his very soul was in his eyes. A deathly pallor o'erspread his features"--Cover.
Also printed in: The Boys' star library, no. 237.
Printed previously as: Pluck and luck ; no. 259.
Includes advertisements and 7 short articles: Help your country!, Current news, Interesting articles, A few good items, Good current news articles, Grins and chuckles, and From all points.
Includes chapters 17-18 of the story: Sent on the road, or, A smart boy in business / by J. P. Richards.
Includes chapter 17 of the story: Peary's boy guide, or, Icebound in the arctic / by William Wade.