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Oh, Money! Money! by Eleanor H. Porter

[Illustration by Helen Mason Grose with caption: "I was thinking--of Mr. Stanley G. Fulton"]

OH, MONEY! MONEY!

A NOVEL

BY

ELEANOR H. PORTER

Author of

The Road to Understanding, Just David, Etc.

WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY HELEN MASON GROSE

To

My Friend

EVA BAKER

CONTENTS

I. EXIT MR. STANLEY G. FULTON

II. ENTER MR. JOHN SMITH

III. THE SMALL BOY AT THE KEYHOLE

IV. IN SEARCH OF SOME DATES

V. IN MISS FLORA'S ALBUM

VI. POOR MAGGIE

VII. POOR MAGGIE AND SOME OTHERS

VIII. A SANTA CLAUS HELD UP

IX. "DEAR COUSIN STANLEY"

X. WHAT DOES IT MATTER?

XI. SANTA CLAUS ARRIVES

XII. THE TOYS RATTLE OUT

XIII. THE DANCING BEGINS

XIV. FROM ME TO YOU WITH LOVE

XV. IN SEARCH OF REST

XVI. THE FLY IN THE OINTMENT

XVII. AN AMBASSADOR OF CUPID'S

XVIII. JUST A MATTER OF BEGGING

XIX. STILL OTHER FLIES

XX. FRANKENSTEIN: BEING A LETTER FROM JOHN SMITH TO EDWARD D. NORTON, ATTORNEY AT LAW

XXI. SYMPATHIES MISPLACED

XXII. WITH EVERY JIM A JAMES

XXIII. REFLECTIONS--MIRRORED AND OTHERWISE

XXIV. THAT MISERABLE MONEY

XXV. EXIT MR. JOHN SMITH

XXVI. REENTER MR. STANLEY G. FULTON

ILLUSTRATIONS

"I WAS THINKING--OF MR. STANLEY G. FULTON" Frontispiece

"I CAN'T HELP IT, AUNT MAGGIE. I'VE JUST GOT TO BE AWAY!"

"JIM, YOU'LL HAVE TO COME!"

"AND LOOK INTO THOSE BLESSED CHILDREN'S FACES"

From drawings by Mrs. Howard B. Grose, Jr.

CHAPTER I

EXIT MR. STANLEY G. FULTON

There was a thoughtful frown on the face of the man who was the possessor of twenty million dollars. He was a tall, spare man, with a fringe of reddish-brown hair encircling a bald spot. His blue eyes, fixed just now in a steady gaze upon a row of ponderous law books across the room, were friendly and benevolent in direct contradiction to the bulldog, never-let-go fighting qualities of the square jaw below the firm, rather thin lips.


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