meeting into an event, and we went along with him. "Mr. Sam usually let me do whatever I wanted on these promotions because he figured I wasn't going toscrew it up, but on this one he came down and said, 'Why did you buy so much You can't sell all ofthis!' But the thing was so big it made the news, and everybody came to look at it, and it was all gone in aweek. I had another one that scared them up in Bentonville too. This guy from Murray of Ohio called oneday and said he had 200 Murray 8 horsepower riding mowers available at the end of the season, and hecould let us have them for $175. Did we want any And I said, 'Yeah, I'll take 200.' And he said,'Twohundred!' We'd been selling them for $447, I think. So when they came in we unpacked every one ofthem and lined them all up out in front of the store, twenty-five in a row, eight rows deep. Ran a chainthrough them and put a big sign up that said: '8 h.p. Murray Tractors, $199.' Sold every one of them. Iguess I was just always a promoter, and being an early Wal-Mart manager was as good a place topromote as there ever was."I'll tell you, Phil not only liked to swim upstream, he liked to do it with weights strapped on just to showhe could do it. Things may not be quite as wild today as they once were, but being a Wal-Mart managerisstill a great place to promote items because it is such a part of our heritage, and it is a part we hadbetter always hold on to. Over the years, I've had so much fun with this, and it really is amazing howmuch merchandise you can move with just a little promotion. Folks always ask me what are some of thebig moments I remember in the history of Wal-Mart, and I usually say, oh, when we passed a billiondollars in sales, or 10 billion, or whatever. 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Public opinion, in these cases, is always of the feminine gender 鈥?not the world, but the world鈥檚 wife; and she would have seen that two handsome young people 鈥?the gentleman of quite the first family in St. Ogg鈥檚 鈥?having found themselves in a false position, had been led into a course which, to say the least of it, was highly injudicious, and productive of sad pain and disappointment, especially to that sweet young thing, Miss Deane. Mr. Stephen Guest had certainly not behaved well; but then, young men were liable to those sudden infatuated attachments; and bad as it might seem in Mrs. Stephen Guest to admit the faintest advances from her cousin鈥檚 lover (indeed it had been said that she was actually engaged to young Wakem 鈥?old Wakem himself had mentioned it), still, she was very young 鈥?鈥渁nd a deformed young man, you know! 鈥?and young Guest so very fascinating; and, they say, he positively worships her (to be sure, that can鈥檛 last!), and he ran away with her in the boat quite against her will, and what could she do? She couldn鈥檛 come back then; no one would have spoken to her; and how very well that maize-colored satinette becomes her complexion! It seems as if the folds in front were quite come in; several of her dresses are made so 鈥?they say he thinks nothing too handsome to buy for her. Poor Miss Deane! She is very pitiable; but then there was no positive engagement; and the air at the coast will do her good. After all, if young Guest felt no more for her than that it was better for her not to marry him. What a wonderful marriage for a girl like Miss Tulliver 鈥?quite romantic? Why, young Guest will put up for the borough at the next election. Nothing like commerce nowadays! That young Wakem nearly went out of his mind; he always was rather queer; but he鈥檚 gone abroad again to be out of the way 鈥?quite the best thing for a deformed young man. Miss Unit declares she will never visit Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Guest 鈥?such nonsense! pretending to be better than other people. Society couldn鈥檛 be carried on if we inquired into private conduct in that way 鈥?and Christianity tells us to think no evil 鈥?and my belief is, that Miss Unit had no cards sent her.鈥? He was not, however, to live to see the realisation of his fears. 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