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Fame and Fortune Weekly No. 1: A Lucky Deal; or The 'Cutest Boy in Wall Street


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A Lucky Deal is a story of a young New York lad who, in the process of looking for a job, becomes a hero and lands a dream job as a messenge…

Fame and Fortune Weekly No. 2: Born to Good Luck; or The Boy Who Succeeded


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Dick Armstrong is an enterprising young man who works his way out of a slave-labor situation to become a successful businessman at only age …

Fame and Fortune Weekly No. 4: A Game of Chance


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Will Sommers is a talented young man who currently works in the Engine Room of a factory, but who is quickly becoming an Engineer. He uses h…

Fame and Fortune Weekly No. 3: Corner in Corn


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Vance Thornton is a young man who works for a Corn Operator in Chicago. He picked up a lot of important skills by watching his boss, and now…

Fame and Fortune Weekly No. 6: Building a Railroad


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Don and Gil Winthrop inherited their father's business to construct a railroad in a developing location in upstate New York. Engineers thems…

Fame and Fortune Weekly No. 9: Nip and Tuck


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Nip and Tuck are the best of rivals. Throughout the time they've known each other, they seemed to be interested in the same things and in co…

Fame and Fortune Weekly No. 5: Hard to Beat


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Bob Brooks is a young messenger boy on Wall Street, who uses his business sagacity to take advantage of some serendipitous tips to get a car…

Fame and Fortune Weekly No. 7: Winning His Way


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The recent death of Frank Morris' father, Owner and Editor of the Green River Argus, has left his 18 year-old son, Frank to take up the chal…

Fame and Fortune Weekly No. 11: A Lucky Penny


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Tom Garland is a young man in Boston who is sent to learn a trade at an Industrial Farm near the bay. There he meets another young man who's…

Fame and Fortune Weekly No. 15: A Streak of Luck


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Some folks are judged by their social or economic standing. Our hero, Ben Bailey, shows that true worth comes from richness of character. Th…

Fame and Fortune Weekly No. 13: Baiting the Bears


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Phil Thorne can really bounce back! The story starts with him unceremoniously losing his job (due to his own indiscretion), but immediately …

Fame and Fortune Weekly No. 8: The Wheel of Fortune


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This is the story of Bert Hawley who, at a young age, saw his mother die of illness and had to fend off his drunken father in their ramshack…

Fame and Fortune Weekly No. 12: A Diamond in the Rough


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Fred King is a young man who has been working in the coal industry for years, but it hasn't soiled his positive, helpful attitude nor his am…

Fame and Fortune Weekly No. 10: A Copper Harvest


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Jack and Charlie meet a prospector by saving his life. They all join up to start digging into the prospector, Gideon's, copper mine in Monta…

Fame and Fortune Weekly No. 16: A Good Thing


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Bruce Hardy and Joe Ramsey are chums from Hurricane Hill Military Academy in Jew Jersey. From their studies to sports and even their daring …

Fame and Fortune Weekly No. 14: A Gold Brick


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Joe Vickers, a young man of humble circumstances, was a strong and conscientious worker for the railroad. Starting as a Wiper, he took advan…

Fame and Fortune Weekly No. 18: Pure Grit


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Eric Gordon, though a store clerk and postal worker in a small coastal town in New York, has plenty of optomisim about his abilities in any …

Fame and Fortune Weekly No. 17: King of the Market


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Rex Richmond is a young messenger for a brokerage firm in New York City. Through Providential tips and situations where he can show his cour…