Art: Lumberman at Home

Every well-informed citizen of Kansas City knows how the late Robert Alexander Long went into the lumber business, boosted Long-Bell to be the largest lumber company in the world operating under one ownership, built the company city of Longview, Wash., and paid himself, as founder-chairman, a $60,000 salary during good years. The first years of his married life Lumberman Long passed in a $700 cottage in a corner of a lumber yard. But before he died last March, aged 83, he had erected for himself a huge 70-room porticoed limestone and marble...

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