48 HASKINS & SELLS June
Miss Hatfield's Twenty-Fifth
Miss Belle A. Hatfield, head of the
typing division of the New York Report
Department, came into the organization
May 15, 1902. She has seen most of us
foot and check, and compare and prove.
She has seen some copperplate "rough" and
she has puzzled out reams of copy which
were difficult to distinguish from chicken-tracks.
Yet she retains her sweet disposition
and continues to smile. There is
something inherently fine about a person
who is able to stand twenty-five years of
service in the office of public accountants
and remain good-natured.
Miss Hatfield's record is one of steady
advancement. It seemed to matter little
who initiated recommendations for her increases
in compensation. They were always
on the basis of "meritorious service,"
"increased efficiency," or "continued good
Miss Hatfield's friends in the organization
are legion. She is popular alike with
her co-workers, with the members of the
firm, and with the office boys. Some particular
friend let a drop of very black ink
fall on the year of her birth which, strangely
enough, appears on her application form.
So, we couldn't give away any state secrets
if we wanted to.
Going from the lighter vein in which this
article is written, we congratulate Miss
Hatfield on her anniversary. May she
be watching over the destiny of New York
reports when we have all passed out of the
picture. If we know anything about reports
then, we shall be content.
Mr. P. S. Gibson, formerly manager
Philadelphia Practice Office, will come to
the Executive Offices, effective June 1,
1927, for the purpose of assisting in general
Mr. P. P. Rossman, a manager of the
New York Broad Street office, has been
appointed manager of our Philadelphia
office, effective June 1, 1927.
Mr. H. A. Hollopeter, assistant manager
of our Portland office, is to be congratulated
upon receiving the C. P. A. certificate
of the State of Oregon, as a result of the
PRESS OF WILLIAM GREEN, NEW YORK