loyal and devoted trustees were not able to be here this evening. With your permission I propose to extend our greetings in a special message to each of them. This will be done.
To the dinner committee we are indebted for certain touches of sentiment: the heather you found at your plates has been brought directly from Skibo; from Skibo also have come the stirring notes of Mr. Hugh Grant's pipes; the liquid refreshment if not from Skibo has at least not suffered from a touch of the Doric.
No gathering of Mr. Carnegie's trustees, in whatever capacity they serve, is quite complete without our founder's toast. And now before we close I ask our fellow trustee, the president of the Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association, to favor us with a toast to the memory of Andrew Carnegie. Mr. Henry James.
IT WAS Emerson who said that "an institution is the lengthened shadow of one man." We, who in one capacity or another are serving the institutions that Mr. Carnegie founded, know well how far in space and in time this one man's shadow is cast. And we know, too, how often we turn back to him in our thoughts and then find faith and hope as we lay the forward course by reference to his directions. Speaking not only for the happy few who enjoyed his confidence while he was alive and who still cherish their own