Business & Finance: Big Spring

Last week at Big Spring, Tex., one of the springiest men in oil performed another of his remarkable saltations. With his first spring 23 years ago Joshua S. Cosden leaped out of a drugstore in Baltimore and landed in the boots of 50-million-dollar oilman in Tulsa. His second spring took him from the boots of Tulsa nouveau riche and landed him in the patent leather pumps of one of Manhattan's 400; with a $600,000 string of pearls for his wife (the second Mrs. Cosden by that time), with a million-dollar estate on Long Island, a two-million dollar home at Palm Beach,...

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