By Arthur Edward Stilwell (Author) and James R. Crowell (Collaborator), 1972

Arthur Stilwell, one of the last great "empire builders" of the 19th Century was the founder of Port Arthur, Texas.  In this book, he discusses how he made decisions regarding his railroad (now known as the Kansas City Southern) and other business deals.

I Had a Hunch

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