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Reception At St. Thomas.

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Day
21
Month
April
Year
1899
Copyright
Public Domain
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A deligbtful reception with an informal impromptu musical program was given Rt. Rev. Mgr Conaty, D. D. , by the stídents of St. Thomas schools ,and conservatory of music, Tuesday af ternoon. It was held in the St. Thomas school. In addition to the school chldren there weresome hundred friends who carne to do honor to the distinguished gentleman. The address of welcome was given by Miss Michel. After referring to the werk of Catholic educatiou and the great services of Dr. Contay, sho announced Dr. Conaty's electiou as an honorary member of St. Thomas alumui. The exercises were coucludecl by some pleasant romarks to the children. After speaking very earnestlv as to the future, he said the scholars would soou be at the gates of the great Catholic university for men, and one for women to be built. Among he guests of the occasion were Fr. loHisey, of Hudson, an alumnus of the Catholic university, Fr. Corbett, of the Jesuit college of Deroit, and H. Qninn, f the same place. Dr. Conaty ex wessed bimself much pleased with Aun Arbor and said he hoped to visit the ity again. He took the afternoon rain for Detroit. Subscribe for the Argus-Democrat.