National Geographic : 1966 Sep
Ed Ellis didn'tget a gold watch at retirement. He couldn't care less. You should have seen Ed's face the day he retired. He was all ready for the speech on company loyalty "over the many, many years..." and, of course, the suitably-inscribed gold watch. He didn't get either one. Instead, the boss simply got up and said, "Thanks a million, Ed. We'll miss you." Then he handed over a United Gift Certificate for two to Hawaii. Have a ball, Ed. Glad to have you with us in the friendly skies of United. J. B. is a prince." the efriendly skies f United.