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Ann Arbor To Be Honored

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The following official notification of the visit of the delegates of the International American Congress to this city on Oot. 17, with a request that the delegates be appropriately entertained while in the city, has been received by Secretary Wade of the University. The visit of this body of men to Acn Arbor is an honor conferred upon the ciiy and our oitizens should see to it that the reputation of the Athens of the West for hospitality is kept up. The visitors will be representativo men of all the countries and nations on the American continent. A public meeting should be called by the mayor, appropriate mittees appointed, nd work begun as soon as possibl. The delegates to the congrega will see no fairer or tore beauti ful city in all their travels than Ann Arbor, and they ehould have the opportunity of seeing the nity and beeomicg acquainted with all of its points of interest. Following is the letter upon the subject received from the special agent of the Department of S'.ate. Department of State, International American Congress, Washington, D. C, August 24, 18S9. To the President of the Michigan University, Ann Arbor, MIch. Sik :- I am direeted by the Seeretary of State to inform youthat arrangement have been made to takethe foreign delegates to the International American Congress to Ann Arbor in order that they may have an opportunity to inspect one of the model Universities of the wrld. As some of the South American Nations have adopted the Michigan system of public education, they will be greatly interested in this feature of the excursión that is to be tendered them. We shall reach Ann Arbor from Detroit about ( p, m„ Thursday October 17th, and remain there until 10 p. ro. that evening, when we proceed to Grand Rapids. It is desired by the Department that these distinguished gentlemen shall be received with marked courtesy and attention, and any arrangement that you may make for their reception and entertainment will be greatly appreciated. I have the honor to be your obedient servant, William E. Curtís. 8pecial Agent, Department of State.


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