The Case of the Golddigger's Purse Author:Erle Stanley Gardner "What a dish!" — Perry Mason, Della Street and Paul Drake were looking across the restaurant at the girl in the skin-fitting dress who was sitting with Harrington Faulkner. — Abruptly, Faulkner rose and marched over to Mason's table. — "Mr. Mason," he said crisply, "the case I was trying to consult you about is not only about a goldfish. It also co... more »ncerns a crooked partne, a secret formula and a golddigger."
Mason looked intently at the girl Faulkner had left. "Who is she?"
"She's the golddigger. I'd give a thousand dollars to the man who would take her off my hands."
Much later in the case, when Sally Madison was in jail, charged with murder, Perry Mason knew that Faulkner had been a tightwad.« less