The Daily Texan
F acilities of the U niversity are being organized to take care of one of the largest group? of visitors ever received on the campus •when the American Legion, the American Legion Auxiliary, th*-40 and 8 Society, the 8 and 40 Society, and the Son? of V eterans hold their State Convention in Austin August 27-30. It was estim ated at the ofice ofj • the U niversity Public Relations Com m ittee Saturday that from eight thousand to ten thousand persons would be in the city for the m eeting and
... ntion of ficials h a w advised Hie Univer sity that the greater part of the visitors will doubtless wish to in spect the University plant. • Staff member* and student* who are to be on the campus during the convention have been invited by C. R-Cranberry to participate in the reception of visitors to the campus. Mr. Granberry is chairman of the I reception division of the Uni* varsity Public Relations Com* mittee. The August Commencement J ceremonies will bring a num-j ber of guests to the Univer sity in addition to convention visitors. Participants in a high school band contest, to be held during the Legion convention, will also augment the number of visitors. Mr , Granberry asked that staff members and student* who can serve notify bim by card placed in care of the Public Relations Office, Journalism Building, or by a telephone cell to 2-2473, where a mes sage can be left with the tele phone operator. The campus hosts will take their places at different points and in different building* on the campus. Mimeographed in formation regarding the build, ings that are open, descriptions of collections, and general facts about the Universit will be fur nished the guides. This is one of the largest groups to ever visit the campus at any one time, Mr. Granberry • aid. He urged all staff mem bers and students to respond to this emergency call for campus hosts.