Education: Worcester's Day

To Worcester, Mass., last week went France's learned Ambassador-Poet-Play-wright Paul Claudel. His purpose: to visit Assumption College on its 25th anniversary. So distinguished a Frenchman as he could not go to Worcester without causing a civic demonstration. Fully one-quarter of Worcester's total population (197,600) is foreign-born and mostly French or French-Canadian. Of Worcester's four daily newspapers, one, l'Opinion Publique, is printed in French. When ce brave Monsieur Claudel arrived in Worcester, he found 30,000 cheering citizens waiting for him. Assumption College was M. Claudel's chief host, but Assumption College under...

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