From the May 1964 magazine.

The Deacon and the Delegate

Tradition 9: AA, as such, ought never to be organized; but we may create service boards or committees directly responsible to those they serve.

THE Deacon and the Delegate had been sitting for some little while, chatting and sipping coffee with great civility, when at last the Deacon broached the subject uppermost in both their minds.

"I hear by the grapevine," he said, "that you are off to New York for the great Conference soon."

-- Anonymous

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