Business: Pure, Green Greed

Men of wealth were startled last week by a newspaper interview issued by Charles R. Flint, 77-year- old, white-whiskered Manhattan multimillionaire, honeymooning in London with the second Mrs. Flint.

Mr. Flint was asked why a man like himself, "after he has amassed millions, goes on increasing his collection instead of retiring and en- joying life." Mr. Flint replied: "There is only one reason. Greed!" The interviewer protested: "Is it not because of ambition, a craving for power?" Mr. Flint repeated: "No! It is pure, green greed. . . . Greed, and greed alone, is...

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