Blow The Man Down
"You thought I cared for him!" she chided. "That's only the man my father has picked out for me! Why, I wouldn't even allow my father to select a yachting-cap for me, much less a husband. I'll tell him so when the time comes!"
Mayo's brows wrinkled in spite of himself. The morrow seemed to play small part in the calculations of this maid.
"Money--that's all there is to Arthur Beveridge. My father has enough money for all of us. And if he is stingy with us--oh, it's easy enough to earn money, isn't it? All men can earn money."
Captain Mayo, sailor, was not sure of his course in financial waters and did not reply.
"Miss Alma! I say! Oh, where are you?"
"Even that silly, little, dried-up man," she jeered, with a duck of her head in the direction of the drawling voice, "g