Illustrated paper cover in colors.
Printed in double columns.
"June 28, 1916"--Title page.
"Stories of adventure"--Title page.
Includes advertisements and 9 short articles: Current news, Items of interest, Timely topics, Items of general interest, News of the day, Good current news articles, Grins and chuckles, Interesting articles, and The news in short articles.
Includes chapters 23-24 of the short story: Bowery Ben, or, The boy without a name / by J. P. Richards.
Includes chapter 1 of the short story: Making it pay, or, The boy who bought a newspaper / by William Wade.
"The savage potentate looked at the youth, expecting to see some show of weakness. There was none, and then he bade the executioner do his work. At that instant a figure sprang to the side of the doomed boy. The newcomer was a young girl."--Cover.
Previously printed as, Pluck and luck ; no. 140.