18 JUNE 1927, Page 46


Although the late Lord Swaythling may not have attained the eminence secured by his father, the first Baron Swaythling, who founded the well-known banking firm of Samuel Montagu and Co., he was none the less highly esteemed for his personal character and his business abilities, and his untimely death at the comparatively early age of fifty-eight was deeply regretted iq banking circles. Speaking from long experience, I can testify to the soundness of his views on banking and finance, and especially in all matters connected with inter- national finance and the Foreign Exchanges. W.