He told me it cost him $18,000 to furnish his apartment, and I believe it. "'He's got $40,000 worth of pictures in one room, and $20,000 worth of curios and antiques in another. His name's Scudder, and he's 45, and taking lessons on the piano and 15,000 barrels of oil a day out of his wells. "'All right, says I. 'Preliminary canter satisfactory. But, kay vooly, voo?
"Ter say nothin' o' a Egyptian fortune teller from Popodunk, Ioway, an' a wild man from ther Quaker village. Oh! give me ther smellin' salts. I'm goin' ter hev ther histrikes," laughed Bud. "Haf you not got a echukated vooly pig und a feller vot 'eats 'em alife'?" asked Carl. "That's right, Dutchy. It's a bum show what ain't got them," laughed Bud.