This is Monsieur Tarzan, Father Constantine," replied D'Arnot, indicating the ape-man; and as the priest extended his hand to Tarzan, D'Arnot added: "and I am Paul D'Arnot, of the French Navy.
Father Constantine took the hand which Tarzan extended in imitation of the priest's act, while the latter took in the superb physique and handsome face in one quick, keen glance.
And the Constantines had become a powerful Teesside family.
THE grand Royal opening of Constantine College took place almost 80 years ago today, while Britain was gripped by an economic recession that was to last almost up to the start of the SecondWorld War.
Joseph Constantine understood more than most the need for a workforce educated to good technical standards.
Once again the Constantine family, through Mrs Constantine and Mr William Constantine senior, came to the rescue and offered to double the original gift of pounds 40,000 to pounds 80,000.
The generous contribution of the Constantine family was also acknowledged.
That's why, despite the cutbacks to government funding of higher education, Teesside University intends to keep alive the spirit of Joseph Constantine and is pressing on with its vital role of providing people in this region, and beyond, with access to opportunities to gain new skills, knowledge and expertise.