Illustrated paper cover in colors.
Printed in double columns.
"March 14, 1917"--Title page.
"Stories of adventure"--Title page.
"One of the guns was loaded, and the angry pirates dragged the boy over to the piece and bound him over the muzzle. Santa Cruz seized the lark string in his hand. "Thus perish all my enemies!" he yelled."--Cover.
Includes advertisements and 8 short articles: Current news, Articles of all kinds, Timely topics, Facts worth reading, From all points, Good current news articles, Grins and chuckles, and Interesting articles.
Includes chapters 21-20 [i.e. 22] of the short story: Simple Sam the poor boy, or, Not so green as he looked / by J. P. Richards.
Includes chapter 23 of the short story: Making it pay, or, The boy who bought a newspaper / by William Wade.
Previously printed as: Pluck and luck ; no. 178.