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Making Money   By: (1878-1952)

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MAKING MONEY

[Illustration: "'Bojo, you must marry Doris,' she said brokenly"]

MAKING MONEY

BY OWEN JOHNSON

AUTHOR OF "THE SALAMANDER," "STOVER AT YALE," "THE SIXTY FIRST SECOND," ETC.

WITH EIGHT ILLUSTRATIONS BY JAMES MONTGOMERY FLAGG

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NEW YORK FREDERICK A. STOKES COMPANY PUBLISHERS

Copyright, 1915, by FREDERICK A. STOKES COMPANY

CONTENTS

CHAPTER PAGE I THE ARRIVAL 1 II FOUR AMBITIONS, AND THREE WAYS TO MAKE MONEY 16 III ON THE TAIL OF A TERRIER 31 IV BOJO'S FATHER 46 V DANIEL DRAKE, THE MULTI MILLIONAIRE 58 VI BOJO OBEYS HIS GENERAL MANAGER 67 VII UNDER THE TICKER'S TYRANNY 75 VIII THE RETURN OF PATSIE 88 IX THE WEDDING BALL 100 X DRAKE'S GAME 111 XI BOJO BUTTS IN 122 XII SNOW MAGIC 133 XIII BOJO MAKES A DECISION 147 XIV THE CRASH 154 XV SUDDEN WEALTH 165 XVI BOJO BEGINS TO SPEND HIS QUARTER MILLION 173 XVII PAYING THE PIPER PLUS 184 XVIII BOJO FACES THE TRUTH 195 XIX A CHIP OF THE OLD BLOCK 207 XX BOJO HUNTS A JOB 213 XXI BOJO IN OVERALLS 222 XXII DORIS MEETS A CRISIS 234 XXIII THE LETTER TO PATSIE 247 XXIV PATSIE APPEALS FOR HELP 259 XXV DRAKE ADMITS HIS DANGER 270 XXVI A FIGHT IN MILLIONS 277 XXVII PATSIE'S SCHEME 288 XXVIII ONE LAST CHANCE 302 XXIX THE DELUGE 309 XXX THE AFTER YEARS 323

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"'Bojo, you must marry Doris,' she said brokenly" Frontispiece FACING PAGE "'Say, you're a judge of muscle, aren't you?'" 40 "'Just you wait; you're going to be one of the big men some day!'" 104 "'Drina, dear child,' he said in a whisper" 144 "The message was the end of hope" 158 "'What does all the rest amount to?' she said breathlessly. 'I want you'" 208 "'He wants to see you now,' she said" 268 "'Your promise. No one is to know what I do'" 292

CHAPTER I

THE ARRIVAL

Toward the close of a pleasant September afternoon, in one of the years when the big stick of President Roosevelt was cudgeling the shoulders of malefactors of great wealth, the feverish home bound masses which poured into upper Fifth Avenue with the awakening of the electric night were greeted by the strangest of all spectacles which can astound a metropolitan crowd harassed by the din of sounds, the fret and fury of the daily struggle which is the tyranny of New York... Continue reading book >>




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