recollections of him, but also and no less for the younger men and women who never knew him in the flesh but to whom his aims and ideals furnish daily inspiration, I propose this evening's final toast--The memory of Andrew Carnegie.
MRS. ANDREW CARNEGIE
IT IS only by virtue of the honored name I bear that I have the temerity to speak these few words today. Kind reference has been made to the Centenary of Andrew Carnegie which has just been commemorated on both sides of the Atlantic. I should like to take this opportunity to voice the profound appreciation of his family for the deeply moving tributes which have been paid his memory. I feel that these were tributes to the things of the spirit for which his life stood.
It was love of his fellow-men which was the keynote of his life and character, and which made all that he did so vital. I believe the day will yet come when his hopes will be realized and this world become a family of nations.
For many years the subject of internationalism has interested me more deeply than any other, and if the years have taught me anything, it is that no man nor nation can do any effective work alone. It is only by working together for a common cause that civilization can be carried forward. My belief is, as it was my husband's lifelong belief, that the hope____________________
Given at the luncheon held at the English-Speaking Union, December 3.