The Case of the Blonde Bonanza Author:Erle Stanley Gardner "That's the damnedest contract I've ever read," Perryt Mason said to Della Street. — "I thought you might be interested in it." — "Why would anyone hire a girl with the figure of a strip teaser and pay her $100 a week to put on weight?" — "In the course of my secretarial career," Della said demurely, "I've seen quite a few approaches, but this is a... more » new one."
"According to the letter of this contract," Mason mused, "if Dianne Alder should marry a millionaire and her husband should die, the party of the first part would be entitled to fifty per cent." Suddenly Mason snapped his fingers.
"You've got it?" Della Street asked.
"I have an explanation. I don't know whether it's the explanation but it's quite an explanation."« less