Memorials: Partying Is Such Sweet Sorrow

Most self-made millionaires memorialize themselves by endowing schools and libraries, or giving to museums.

But not Dallas' gruff, shrewd Real Estate Tycoon O. L. Nelms. For more than a decade, Nelms has placed advertisements in the personal columns of local papers saying, "Thank you, Dallas, for helping O L. Nelms make another million." Now he has an even bigger and better idea: he is creating a $5,000,000 fund to provide huge public cocktail parties with free food and drink for anyone who wants to attend. By spending only the income Nelms can give several super swingers a year from now...

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