56 HASKINS & SELLS July
Mr. Ludlam is planning to sail on the
S.S. Leviathan July 2 for Europe. He will
go direct to Paris and visit the various
European offices during his proposed stay
of about two months.
Mr. Wildman has returned from New
Orleans where he has been assisting the
State of Louisiana in the prosecution of the
case of State v. F. C. Glover, et al., charged
with embezzling $94,000 from Guaranty
Plan Corporation of New Orleans, Louisiana.
This case is one in which six members of
the office force were in collusion, one of the
six being the stenographer. Two of the
men turned State's evidence and have not
been prosecuted. The ringleader changed
his plea to guilty at the opening of the
trial and was given a sentence of from seven
to twelve years. The remaining two stood
trial and were convicted of embezzlement.
Sentence has not yet been imposed.
A recent cable from Mr. Morris announced
the sudden death in Milan, Italy,
on the night of June 8, of Mr. Charles F.
Smith, formerly of the Thirty-ninth Street
practice office staff. Mr. Smith had been
assisting the European organization and
had been complaining of illness for several
days prior to his death. The precise cause
thereof is unknown, but is thought to have
been acute gastritis. Mr. J . M . Brennan is
en route to the United States with the body
on the S. S. Duilio. Mr. Morris is still in
Europe and his return to this country is
We also convey, with deep regret, the
notice of death in Atlanta, Georgia, on
May 19, of Mr. L. C. Matthews, formerly
manager of our Atlanta office. Although
Mr. Matthews had not been connected with
our organization for some time prior to his
death, he had many friends and acquaintances
in our organization who will learn
of his death with sincere sorrow.
Mrs. Dudley C. Morris, who has been
connected with the financial department of
the Executive Offices for some time, sailed
for Paris on June 22 to take the position of
secretary of that office. Mrs. Morris'
husband, who died in November, 1924, was
formerly a member of the firm of Haskins &
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