Skulldoggery

By Fletcher Flora

Ten million cash to be divided equitably one of the departed Grandfather Hunter's ultimate relations, with a proviso being, in right felony phrases, that the complete ten million money used to be to be held in belief for the particular use of Senorita Fogarty her lifetime, and for the life of her doggies (Senorita Fogarty being a Chihuahua of questionable breeding) and for the life of her pup's puppies, etc., and so on. in basic terms upon the dying of Senorita Fogarty and her puppies (if any) may the inheritance visit the family.

'Tis undeniable to determine that the lifetime of Senorita Fogarty wasn’t worthy cents, less ten million money. yet to the rescue! Our senorita is to be secure via the Crumps, Grandfather Hunter's relied on servants. And did we overlook to say that the erstwhile heirs are a slightly bungling, ineffectual lot?

Will Senorita Fogarty outwit the scheming Hunter relations? Will the Hunters regain the birthright that's undeniably theirs (all ten million dollars' worth)? Will the Crumps . . . oh, disregard it - simply learn the book!

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