Thanks to Reggie for taking notes for our February 11th meeting.

Meeting of The Naval Treaty - February 11, 2018

1. The meeting was held at 3:00 PM at St. Paul's Church in Crownsville, Maryland.  Seven people were present.  In the absence of Lynn Whitall, the meeting was chaired and the discussions were coordinated by Marc Gluck, who also donated quiz prizes.

2. Thanks were expressed by all to Lynn Whitall and her family for hosting the January birthday meeting at her house.

3. Two Holmes sightings were reported, Sherlock Gnomes, an upcoming movie, and anappearance of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in the comic strip Kidtown on February 11, 2018.

4. A discussion was held about the next TNT meeting and the story to be discussed.  Sunday April 15 and "The Adventure of Charles Augustus Milverton" were proposed.

5. A quiz on "The Adventure of the Retired Colourman", the story of the present meeting, was held.  The quiz consisted of seven questions, one from each person present.  First prize was won by Megan Homme and second prize by Reggie Hudson.

6. Questions donated by Lynn Whitall and others were discussed.  These covered topics such as the mood of Holmes at the beginning of the story, whether Mr. Josiah Amberley committed pre-meditated murder, and the nature of the sharp remarks Holmes made to Dr. Watson in the story.

7. The opinions of those present were divided as to the quality of the story, some enjoying it and others rating it lower.   8. The meeting ended around 4:30 PM.

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