銆€銆€According to the Admiral's reckoning--and in his own journalColumbus always calls himself the Admiral--its length was one thousandand eighty-nine leagues. This was not far from right, the real distancebeing, in a direct line, three thousand one hundred and forty nautical miles,or three thousand six hundred and twenty statute miles.[*] It would not beconsidered a very long voyage for small vessels now. In general the coursewas west. Sometimes, for special reasons, they sailed south of west. Ifthey had sailed precisely west they would have struck the shore of theUnited States a little north of the spot where St. Augustine now is, aboutthe northern line of Florida. 乐和时时彩走势图 Co-Author's Note CHARLIE CATE, STOCKBOY IN FAYETTEVILLE STORE, NOW RETIRED WAL-MARTSTORE MANAGER: HERB FISHER, FOUNDER, CHAIRMAN, AND CEO, JAMESWAY CORPORATION: We want our associates to know and feel how much we, as managers and major shareholders,appreciate everything they are doing to make Wal-Mart the great company that it is. Miriam entered the elevator in advance, of course. Jack took a firm grip of Bobo's arm. It's true that we have many fine associates from the country, but they have had to enter our culture andlearn retailing just like anybody else, and we have spent a good deal of time teaching many of them toovercome their natural shyness and learn to speak up and help our customers. So I think some folksoutside our company may be putting a little too much emphasis on the supposed low quality of workersin the city, and not enough emphasis on the failure of some managers to do their jobs in getting thoseworkers going in the right direction. Years ago, if we hadn't done so well, some of these folks might havesaid you could never build a retailing empire in small-town America because you wouldn't be able toattract a work force that was sophisticated enough. JACK SHEWMAKER: After studying a little longer he said: "Since your purpose is to escape observation, I would suggest making you as insignificant as possible. Say a business man in a small way; industrious but not very bright; of very ordinary taste both in ideas and dress."