My Adventures with Your Money
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My Adventures with Your Money

By George Graham Rice
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Table of Contents
  • MY ADVENTURES WITH YOUR MONEY
  • CONTENTS
  • FOREWORD
  • CHAPTER I The Rise and Fall of Maxim & Gay
    • THE BIRTH OF AN IDEA TO COIN MONEY
    • THE HIGHER MATHEMATICS OF THE OPERATION
    • HOW "THE ONE BEST BET" WAS COINED
    • REAL INSIDE TURF INFORMATION
    • THE PUBLIC ASKS TO BE MYSTIFIED
    • PRESTIGE RESTORED BY A CLERK'S RUSE
    • A BOASTFUL RACE PLAYER GIVES AID
    • FORTUNE CHANGES HER MOOD AND SMILES AGAIN
    • THE KENTUCKY COLONEL FALLS IN LINE
    • BETTING THE PUBLIC'S MONEY AT GREAT PROFIT
    • $130,000 IS LOST AND WON IN A DAY
    • A DISASTROUS NEWSPAPER WINDUP
  • CHAPTER II Mining Finance at Goldfield
    • A PARTNERSHIP OF PURE NERVE
    • BUCKING THE TIGER ON THE DESERT
    • BIDDING $3,000,000 WHEN BROKE
    • MILLIONS IN THE VISTA HELD NO CHARMS
    • "HUMAN INTEREST" VERSUS TECHNICAL MINING
    • BEGINNING THE ADVERTISING BUSINESS
    • SOME ADVERTISING THAT PAID
    • BUILDING GOLD MINES WITH PUBLICITY
    • HAIR-RAISING STORIES FOR DISTANT READERS
    • THE MERCURY OF SPECULATION
    • THE BIRTH OF BULLFROG
    • ENTER, CHARLES M. SCHWAB
    • WHY THE BOTTOM FELL OUT
    • HOW ABOUT THE PUBLIC'S CHANCES?
    • JUMPING JACK MANHATTAN
  • CHAPTER III The Brewing of a Saturnalia of Speculation
    • TRYING IT ON THE STRAY DOG
    • ADVERTISING FOR THINKERS
    • YES, "BUSINESS IS BUSINESS"
    • FORTUNES THAT WERE MISSED
    • THE TALE OF BULLFROG RUSH
    • PRIZE FIGHTS AND MINING PROMOTION
    • THE YEAR OF BIG FIGURES
    • THE STORY OF GOLDFIELD CONSOLIDATED
    • AT THE HEIGHT OF THE FRENZY
  • CHAPTER IV The Greenwater Fiasco
    • GETTING INTO THE GAME
    • ALL THE COPPER IN THE WORLD
    • THE COLLAPSE OF GREENWATER
    • THE SHAME AND THE BLAME
  • CHAPTER V On the Eve of the Great Goldfield Smash
    • THE RISE OF WINGFIELD AND NIXON
    • THE WINNINGS OF A TENDERFOOT
    • I AM LANDED HIGH AND DRY
    • THE BEGINNING OF THE RAID
    • SOME PERTINENT PERSONALITIES
    • THE TIME WHEN MONEY TALKS
    • CLOUDS IN THE WESTERN SKY
    • FROM CREDIT TO CRASH
    • DOWN WITH THE SULLIVAN TRUST COMPANY
    • SOME HINDSIGHT THAT CAME TOO LATE
  • CHAPTER VI Nipissing and Goldfield Con
    • AN ORGY IN MARKET MANIPULATION
    • THE GUGGENHEIMS ENTER NIPISSING
    • NIPISSING ON THE TOBOGGAN
    • WHO GOT THE $75,000,000?
    • THE WONDER MINING-CAMP STAMPEDE
    • TEAGUE ATTACKS SENATOR NIXON
    • "CALLING FOR A SHOW-DOWN"
    • MANIPULATING GOLDFIELD CON
    • ENTER, NAT. C. GOODWIN & CO.
    • THE STORY OF THE GOLDFIELD LABOR "RIOTS"
    • THE DEATH OF GOVERNOR SPARKS
  • CHAPTER VII Rawhide
    • REAL GOLD AT RAWHIDE
    • THE RAWHIDE COALITION MINES COMPANY
    • A RACE OF GAMBLERS
  • CHAPTER VIII The Press Agent and the Public's Money
    • PUBLICITY VIA ELINOR GLYN
    • "AL" MILLER'S SIEGE
    • THE FUNERAL ORATION FOR RILEY GRANNAN
    • AMONG THE "BIG FELLOWS"
    • THE REVERSE ENGLISH
    • THE POWER OF THE PUBLIC PRINT
    • RAWHIDE AGAIN
  • CHAPTER IX The Wall Street Game
    • GOOD BIG FISH VS. BAD LITTLE FISH
    • RIGHTEOUS WALL STREET AND THE "SUCKER" PUBLIC
    • THE MARKETING OF MINING STOCK
    • I BUCK THE WALL STREET GAME
    • THE "DOUBLE-CROSSING" OF RAWHIDE COALITION
    • "INSIDE" MARKET SUPPORT
  • CHAPTER X Enter, B. H. Scheftels & Company
    • MORE TRUTH ON THE "MINING FINANCIAL NEWS"
    • THE SCHEFTELS PRINCIPLES
    • THE SCHEFTELS COMPANY AGAINST MARGIN TRADING
  • CHAPTER XI A Fight to the Death
    • THE FIRING OF THE FIRST GUNS
    • THE STORY OF ELY CENTRAL
    • THE ASSAULT ON ELY CENTRAL
    • THE CLASH OF BATTLE
    • A BOMBSHELL IN THE ENEMY'S CAMP
    • A GOVERNMENT RAID IS RUMORED
    • THE RAID ON B. H. SCHEFTELS & CO.
    • A TOOL'S CONFESSION
    • THE GUGGENHEIMS
  • CHAPTER XII The Lesson of It All
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