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The Corner House Girls Growing Up

What Happened First, What Came Next. And How It Ended

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Published: 1918
Language: English
Wordcount: 54,991 / 165 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 82
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 561
Added to site: 2010.01.11
mnybks.net#: 26270
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Young Readers
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"In a few months we shall have considerable cash on hand in the bank; and three and a half per cent. is small interest on a large sum of money. Somehow we must invest it."

Ruth's eyes twinkled. "I suppose you really need our advice, Mr. Howbridge? Of course, if you left it to the Corner House girls to invest it would probably bring in only a high percentage of enjoyment.

"Agnes would have a flock of automobiles. Tessie would spend it all on making other people happy. Dot would have an entire sanitarium devoted to the treatment of dolls."

"And you, my dear?" asked the lawyer, smiling.

"Ah, if you want my advice, Mr. Howbridge, you must do as all your clients have to do. You must give me a retainer," and she rose, laughing, to don her light coat.

"But I will keep my mind on it," she added. "Who knows? Perhaps some wise thought may fly my way. And all that money! It will really make a fine investment."

"Remember, you girls will expect your 'dot

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