鈥榊ou are right, Colonel Greathed, and I am half ashamed of myself for my selfish weakness, but I can hold out no longer.鈥? Mr. Colfox sighed, and smiled at the same moment, a sad[Pg 153] little half-cynical smile. He was thinking how impossible it was to refrain from admiring this bright out-spoken girl, with her quick intellect, and her artistic instincts, so spiritual, so unworldly, and fresh as an April morning鈥攈ow impossible not to admire, how difficult not to love her, and how hopeless to love. "Two things about Sam Walton distinguish him from almost everyone else I know. First, he gets up everyday bound and determined to improve something. Second, he is less afraid of being wrong than anyoneI've ever known. And once he sees he's wrong, he just shakes it off and heads in another direction."All during that real estate fiasco, I was, of course, still trying to run these variety stores, and everythingwas going along great until May 20, 1957I'll never forget the day. Bud called me from Versailles andsaid a tornado had hit the Ruskin store. "Ah, it probably shook up a little glass," I said. But later I got toworrying about it, and I couldn't get through to anybody up there so I went on up to Kansas City to seefor myself. Yes, of course I am coming in. I have a great deal to say to you鈥攎uch more than can be said in the open street. 开心色综合伊人_ 丁香五月婷婷开心综合 CHAPTER XV. But if she should be very bad, sir, you might not be able to manage. " 'George! Cuminheaartuhme! You're about to get your butt shot, George,' Sam says. Then, to acompanion: 'I think George might be a good one. He's hunting. He's got his nose into the wind, and he'shunting back and forth. He acts like he knows what he's doing. He may not, but he acts like he does. Hebacked the other dogs, and that was just purely instinctive. And a dog with me has to have someinstincts.'"I pride myself on being able to train my own dogs, and I've never had a dog handler, like some of thesecountry gentlemen friends of mine. I enjoy picking out ordinary setter or pointer pups and working withthem yanking them around and correcting them and yelling at them and being patient with them. They'vegot to learn to find the birds, and then they've got to learn the discipline to hold them and wait for thehunter. I have had some dogs I couldn't handle, and Mr. Robson made a specialty out of resurrecting myfailures. He liked nothing better than to take one of my cast-off dogs and fix it up, then give it back to me.