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GIANT OF INDUSTRY.
SENATOR CLARK. THE WORLD'S RICHEST BUSINESS MAN. Ill* Chftlti of I’ropertlM, from Mxiiir to t'NlirorulM. Iih-IikIvn w (Jimrry, MIiiom, Itnn<*li«*a. HI reel Kr.llwitya hikI Other bins*. (Special L tier.) By the pu c use cf 11 granite quarry In Muine, Henaior VV. A. Clark of Montana, king of all cjpp-r kings, manufacturer, hank- r. publisner, sugar r< finer, rubber grower, lumber opera tor, rall.oad bu.lder, coal miner and many, many tlm s a million tire, says the Plttsbuig Dispatch, has completed a chain of in instil:* f.-tm M tine to California, and from the Gulf of Mex ico to the Canadian border. I'p in North Jay, Maine, he has bought and equipped a q larry with 300 000 tons of beautiful white granite In sight, he suy». Away off across the e-ntlnent in southern Cal fornla, 3.GJ0 miles away, he owns a m ns er range cf count* ss acres d v~t d to beet i-ugar raising. On the Gu.f of Mex ico he owns another big range cf 130.- 000 acres devoted to the growth of lubber trees and coffe?. Thousands of miles north, In the state of Montana, he owns mines, hanks, street railways, real estate, lumber mills and lots of otSier things, bolides be ng a United Stales son. t >r. B-tween th sa four points Senator Cla-k Is the active head cf various InduetrLs of h s own cre ating. Ilw-t Never l’>*I No recoid of industiial failure has ■ev.r been ent red against this man. Everything he has tak n hold of has resu.ted in gr. at and und v.dcd divi dends. For Senator Ciark is not a head or pait of a combine or corpora tion. He himself is the head, the heart, the sail, the creator, the direc tor and general superintendent. He is a master of d tal s, a s> stematizer. and therein, he says, lies the secret of h s succcss.'iil business career. Men who know both say \V. A. Clark is head and shoulders above J. Pier pont Morgan as a business man. Ciark creates Industries; Morgan formulates combines to absorb created industries. Clark alone runs his mighty busi ng 83; Margin doesn't. No mind but the senator's from Montana is recog nized in his affairs. No boa-d of di rectors pass upon his ideas. He is the whole thing. It Isn’t so with Morgan. Everything ho Is conmc ed with has its bnard of dircctois. each of whom tonceives lil* as and nurses th. m as tenderly as Morgan. The purpose of Clark In purchasing SENATOR WILLIAM A. CLARK. the quarry was to supply granite for his New York man l lon. Every piece of gianite is cut to fit a certain place in the growing palace in New York. The qunrrymen have the architect’s plans to go by and each piece of granite is numbered to correspond with the num ber in the specification?. The quarry yields a beaut ful white granite of a kind unlike any other in th » world. One hundred skilled quarrymen with compressed air drills carve out huge slices of this pure granite, each slice being destined to fit a spreifi d niche in the New York mansion. Feventy flve skilled stone cutter; receive the granite at Pott and and chip the slices into dressed condition. Tin n the dressed slices are wrapped in bagging, garnished with slats and shipped by train or boat to New York. Senator Clark waited nearly two yenrs for a certain company to furnish the granite anti then brushed them aside, bought a quarry adjoining the procrastinating company’s works and equipped it him self. C»ri'» Naught for Truata. It is said that the quatry owners formed a combine for the purpose of raising the price of granite and marked Senator Clark as the •’ange.” who would pay the freight. But the mil lionaire from the northwtst s.ood out and noarly caused a panic among the grnnite •’workers” by buying a quarry of his own. The (Holiest lluslno's Man. Senator Clark is 63 years old. me dium height, slender ami wiry. His most striking feature is found in the eyes. Clear, stendy, pierelng. they roach one's thoughts before they are put in words. Eyes that seem like Hashes of burnished steel, at first, they change to gray-blue at near range. They are good eyes nothing sinister or underhanded lurk in their depths. With eyes like these a man can see clearly his own plans and percelvo more clearly points in an opponent’s campaign. Ten years hence it is ad mitted on all sides that Senator Clark wiil be the richest man in the world. He keeps no costly stable nor steam yacht; he doesn’t risk his great for tune in stock gambling. Even today he is known to be the richest business man In AmeiTca. Ills income Is about $8,000,000 a year, and Is growing apace. His wealth Is unknown to all men ex cept himself. It has been estimated at $60.000,000, and from that figure up to $150,000,000. Every dollar of his great fortune has been actually earned. Not a penny of It has been won or lost In stock speculation. Senator Clark'* Properties. Senator Clark owns several mining properties and a smelter ut Butte. He owns the biggest banking institution In the whole northwest. He owns 25 miles of street railway. He owns a big daily newspaper plant. He owns thou sands of dollars’ worth of real estate. He owns big business blocks. He owns the opera house. In other parts of Montana he owns five newspapers, tim ber tracts and lumber mills, coal mines and ranches. He owns and operates mines in Idaho, Nevada and Colorado. He owns the franchise and is building a railroad from Utah to southern Cali fornia. He owns a controlling Inter est In n dally paper In Salt Lake City. In Arizona he owns the rich United Verde copper mines and a ranch of 200,000 acres In California devoted to beet sugar raising, the first one of any consequence started in this country. He owns and operates a large coal mine In Mexico. On the Gulf of Mexico, on the Mexican side, he owns a vast tract of fertile land which is to be utilized In growing rubber and coffee. This Is one of Senator Clark’s latest projects. The work of setting out rubber trees Is now being pushed ahend and will not be finished until 1.000,001) trees are planted. When five or six years old these trees will each yield one dollar’s worth of raw material. One of the largest of Senator Clark’s industries is the Waclnrk Copper Wire Company of New Jersey. This plant treats the cop per bricks from the senator’s smelters and turns them Into colls of high priced wire ready for the hardware market. IN HIS WESTERN DAYS. An AiiMi'iloto Tlmt Sliohh the OlMrrrlnc t'linnirtxr of I'rvNltlpiit Ituoaevelt. Much of President Roosevelt’s per sonality is shown in the following story by u chance acquaintance on u train. The first time, says the nar rator. that 1 ever saw him was back in the early ’Bo's. 1 met him on a sleeping car coming east from Wyom ing, where lie had been visiting his ranch on the edge of the bad lands. At that time he was unknown to the public except as the autlmr of a few magazine articles on western life, but luckily 1 had read them und they formed a bridge for conversation. I found him a burly young man with heavy brown beurd. which he had al lowed to grtrw during his trip, and with munners that were nervous und aLrupt, but nevertheless very engag ing. He was Just recovering from an nttack of snow blindness and wore largo blue glasses, so he was pretty well disguised. There were eight or ten passengers on the car, represent ing the usual wide variety of type to be found on the t'routier and 1 remem ber that Roosevelt easily took the lead in conversation. His versatility and the extent of his information were sur prising. and there wns a vein of quaint humor that ran through his talk and lent a certain sparkle to almost every thing he said. Somebody remarked, for instance, that he had recently vis ited a new mining camp in the Dlack Hills and had to pay 50 cents for a drink of execrable whisky. "You can always determine a camp's age and stage of development by the price charged for drinks,” said Roose velt chuckling. "Four-bit whisky meuns recent occupation, unsettled conditions and the presence of one half bnrrel, which some fellow has brought over the trail on a burro. Two-bit whisky indicates that the regulation boom is on. that tenderfeet are plenty and that regular communication with the outside world has been established. The next drop to three for a half is not a sign of a slump, but merely shows that the first excitement has passed and the town Is getting down to what they call a ‘business busis.' Fifteen-cent drinks mean that the business basis is reached, courts have been established, a school-house is be ing built, claim jumping has become bad form, plug hats are tolerated and faro banks have moved upstairs. Any further decline, however," added Mr. Roosevelt, “is a danger signal. Two for-a-quarter whisky is a sure sign of deterioration, and 5-cent*beer means that a stampede has set in for the next diggings. That’s the way to read the alcoholic thermometer of the woolly West." I.lteratnre In Oenrgta. Colonel Scotter, the celebrated au thor. desires to swap the manuscript of a new novel for a young mule fa miliar with plowing. The Authors’ club gave a hot dinner last Wednes day, at which, in a literary dispute, the recording secretary was struck on the head and left ear with Webster's Unabridged Dictionary. There were more words than blows, however. The editor’s mother-in-law published anon ymously a book she had written. A copy was sent to the editor and he criticised it severely. After the criti cism appeared a friend whispered the name of the author. The editor then packed his valise and left for parts unknown. 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