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Page 3 - Harriman carrying out her late husband's ideas has most generously presented to the state for a public park 10,000 acres of these lands, together with $1,000,000 in cash.) His real purpose, to which — as I said before — money-making was merely incidental, was to do big constructive things, his real sport was to pit his strength and brain against those of other men or against difficult tasks, his real reward was the consciousness of worthy accomplishment, the sense of mastery, the exercise of...
Page 4 - Every year he provided one or more entertainments for the youngsters, and, personally, I never knew him to refuse to give work to any one of them whom I could confidently recommend. He was president of the Club during the first eleven years after I became superintendent, and during all those years he never refused anything which I considered of benefit to the boys. If I called at his office, the affairs of the Boys' Club were never once kept waiting, and thousands of the youth of the East Side would...