Division Dinners a Real Feature
Contrary to what many of the officials of the Association believed, the first annual banquet of the Divisional Associations proved a huge success. It had been rumored that this innovation would fall flat and do more harm than good.
But Secretary Stevens saw otherwise. Not only did they turn out in full force, but everyone had a thoroughly enjoyable time. Very nearly one hundred per cent of all delegates from each of the districts were present.
Probably the greatest effect of the Sectional Banquet was the bringing together of the men from each section. In this manner they were made aware of the strength of their own sections and given the confidence which the presence of a large number of men produces.
Here’s a feature which should be included in future conventions.