By John Joseph Mathews
Certainly one of America’s such a lot colourful oilmen used to be Ernest Whitworth Marland, a guy who had a lot in universal with different commercial giants of his age-- the Mellons, Rockefellers, the Morgans.Moving to Ponca urban, Oklahoma, from Pennsylvania almost immediately after the flip of the century, Marland fast stumbled on oil at the lands of the Ponca and the Osage Indians.E.W. Marland was once a guy of paradox--an suggest of unhampered oil exploration but in addition a champion of oil conservation, a guy who lived in luxurious yet espoused the typical reasons of his idol, Franklin D. Roosevelt.
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Alfred Marland saw that such an arrangement fitted exactly Page 12 with his own ideas, and he placed his children in school there and lived in the little community during the time his son attended the Arnold School. The atmosphere was England's, but the clear, scented air, free from the chemicals and smoke of industry, and from the obsequious cap-touching of weary men, was the breath of freedom. Thomas Hughes dreamed of the day when the worker with his hands could walk with dignity to meet the prince at the gates of the colony.
He attempted to retain the dignity of the old cards but relaxed the stiffness and made the appeal universal. The profit from his cards was satisfactory and gave him freedom to work out some of his more important plans. He was interested in children, not as one might be who had Page 26 experienced a hard childhood and knew something of children's frustrations and desires in a home where fundamental necessities were of first importance, but with a poetic interest. For a Pittsburgh daily he wrote a column of jingles and fairy stories.
When Alfred Marland saw this Cumberland Mountain colony he immediately gave money for its support. Here was freedom and primitive dignity. In the distance was the vague outline of the Great Smokies, and at hand, oak, hickory, poplar, chestnut, maple, pines, and hemlock scented the air. The eager, restless postwar masses of homeseekers were rejecting the mountains for the rich lowlands and the rolling prairie. Here was an island that could be kept as an island, a natural laboratory for a planned society.