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But-thars ju"stwhat Louis Hill
"dops. - , -
And .that's why .he-rjesjgried as
a railroad president.
Louis Hill is known asthe hest
banquet manager in America. He
is one o the rarest' story 'tellers
ever, and kndws well how- "to
keep- the tables- Qrt a- roar- when;
he presides at-a;feast of good fel
lows, one 6i lis happiest pas
times. - ' .'" ' - ' "
He' isari "expert autqmobilist.
And, by the way, rich though he
is, he always drives 'bis own car,
in all kinds of weather, scorning
a "chauffeur: .
"He is a strong good roa4s ex
ponent. ' "
-Ifwas 'Louis Hill who hired
Schumann-Heink'tp sing for the
poor-children of St. Paul.
It was Louis Hill who originat
ed the "See America-First" move1
ment, via the Great Northern, of
course.- ' , ' v - '
He -is president of the St. Paul
Symphony Orchestra. ' V
Not long ago a bzuid ,of his
friends, disguised as Indians, as
sailed bim in 'his palatial rhortie.
He surprised them by. talking tq
them in the Indian tongue, ' and
by decking himself o'utin a wad
of Indian, clothing. such as is pos
sessed; by few ..'men of -this cqyn
tryjtoday.: Then h.e shjotyed-them
some Indian dances.
Perhaos. in-liis'heart'of hearts, i
it is his painting, that means most!
to Jhjm. He has "a studio o ms
own, and he is no amateur paint
er. Several of the best painters'
in America have declared his
work of high quality arid, worthy j
of exhibition in any studio.
The truth, is that Looie has
never liked "ffifs "crown prince"
business'; and Ife never Jiked rail
r6adfng, either. He was great for
organizing boosters' clubs, land
shows, tourists' clubs and devel
opment leagues, but .he didn't
hanker much' for thcTailroad
crown Woarby his father.
Aside from Lome's fiddling,
motprhig, 'paintingand banquet
ing,"Kig great'hobby has-been the
developing .of the west-" His lat
est undertakings the development
of Oregon, lands, is. big.
."With other1" capitalists, he
bought a strip running across the
cep'tral part of Oregon, containing-
over- 800,000 acres' No land
transfer in America approaches
thi$ one'in size or in the amount
of' money involved.,
' ' Louis' Hill Wants 'to give his
best, years to the ,develophient of
that vast.an'd little knpwn tract,
which he h'eliev.ess' destined to
be the garden, "spot of North
America: But he wilPriot neglect
his fiddle, ndrautp "nbf his paint
" '., -V-b-
r JA poqn'd.of finest round of raw
beef is very strengthening food
for 'ther invalid who can take it.
T,r-'pi qff j 4at, slices-two small
.onions, season- with, pepper and
salt. Chop" together until reduced
tpyalmostapulp. -Spread on thin
slices, of .bread and butter; wjiole
-wheat or Ty.e bread is best. Put
another thin "slice on top to hide
thej. meat-r-which tastes better
thpnjt founds or looks.