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The Alumni Convention

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A eonvention of tlio Alumni of the University of Michigan was held in Hangsterfer's Hall - the Chapel of the University having boen closed against them- in this City, on ïhursday tho 9th inst., for the purpose of protesting against the removal of President Tappan, and taking sueh measures as might be thought advisublo to procure a reversal of the aetion of the Regonts. The following officers were elected : President - John S. Nowberry, of Detroit. Vice Presidents - Rev. G. S. A.rmstrong of Lansing ; Rev. C. R. Pattison, of Ypsilanti. Secretarles. - H. M. Utley of Detroit, C. H Dcnnison, of Ann Arbor. After perfecting the organization tho following Comroittees were appoiuted : On Address - Messrs. S. D. Miller, M. H. Goodrich, A. J. Bigelow, A. Pond, and C. II. Dennison. On Resolutinons - Messrs. F. Porter, J. C. Wortley, C. S. Armstrong, F. R. Williams. C. R. Pattison, (i. R. Lyon, and S. P. Duffield. Pending the absence of the committees letters were read from Rev. Dr. Duffield, of Detroit, Rev. H. H. Northrop, of Flint, Hon. Elon Farnsworth, of Detrojt, I and from a number of the Alumni of the University. The Coramittoe on address having reportod it was discussed at lengtb, and adopted with three or four dissenting votes. Tliis address has not yet been published. The Coramittec on resolutions reported, and the resolutions were taken up, seiratim, diseussed and adopted, by about the same vote as the address. These resolutions will be found on our first page, under the heading of !'University Matters." Under the same head will be found a memorial approved by the eonvention for circulation. We have neither time nor space to report the discussions, whieh, though spirited, were mainly in good temper. The convention numbered about fifty membors.


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