Illustrated paper cover in colors.
Printed in double columns.
"November 21, 2017"--Title page.
"Stories of adventure"--Title page.
"A shock, a creak, a groaning and straining, a momentary pause and then the engine once more dashes on its furious way. The cow-catcher had struck the foremost buffalo, and had dashed it mangled and lifeless to one side."--Cover.
Includes advertisements and 8 short articles: Help your country!, Current news, News of the day, The news in short articles, A few good items, Good current news articles, Grins and chuckles, and Articles of all kinds.
Includes chapters 26-27 of the story: Out for money, or, A poor boy's chance in a big city / by J. P. Richards.
Includes chapter 19 of the story: Hustling Joe Brown, or, The boy who kept the town clock / by William Wade.
Previously printed as: Pluck and luck ; no. 215