Leadership

Buffalo Lived up to Its Reputation for Hospitality

Issue 26 and Volume 65.

Buffalo Lived up to Its Reputation for Hospitality Buffalo lived up to its reputation for hospitality by making every moment of the delegates stay there so pleasant that the 1919 convention will be looked back upon as setting a new high water mark. The first item on the program was an informal dinner given by the city government to the officials of the American Water Works Association. That is, it was the first unofficial item—the one listed for Monday night was a dance held at the Hotel Lafayette and given by the Water Works Manufacturers’ Association, which is largely responsible for most of the entertainments at every convention. The same Association also provided a theatre party on Tuesday evening for the ladies and a smoker on Wednesday evening for the men at the Hotel Statler—likewise a card party for the ladies, which was held at the Lafayette. The golf fans…

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