Bulletin HASKINS & SELLS 85
THE 1928 annual meeting of the mem-bers
of the firm and managers was held
Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, September
24, 25, and 26. While the physical
setting was new and unfamiliar, on account
of the changed location of the executive
offices, the gathering looked not unlike the
many by which it has been preceded. All
of the firm members were present with the
exception of Mr. Lovibond. All of the
American practice offices were represented
except Dallas. The death of Mr. Bland,
who had planned to attend and represent
Dallas, cast its shadow over the gathering,
and he was missed by his many friends.
The program this year followed practically
the same plan as last year. A professional
conference, at which Mr. Ludlam
presided, was held the first day, with a
recess at noon, when a buffet luncheon was
served in the library. In the evening, after
several private dinner parties, the firm
members and managers, with their wives
and other members of their families, attended
a theatrical performance.
The golf tournament, which has come to
be an established part of the annual
meetings, was held the next day, with
Colonel Carter acting as host, at Round
Hill Country Club, Greenwich, Connecticut.
The day was ideal for golf. Mr.
J. A. Padon repeated last year's performance
by winning low gross with a card of
86 for the eighteen holes. Mr. Carr won
the honors for low net with a score of 66.
The consolation prize was awarded to
Mr. Foye. In the evening a dinner dance
was held at the club.
While the golf tournament was in
progress, Mrs. Carter entertained the
women members of the party with a
luncheon at her home, Shamrock Farm,
in Greenwich, Connecticut.
Informal conferences occupied the time
on Wednesday, and the meeting closed with
a general feeling that the occasion had
proved helpful, as usual, in undertaking
the work of the coming busy season, and
in solving the many problems with which
the organization always is confronted.