Education: Debates

A debating team from Oxford University is now in the U. S. to settle the question: "Resolved: That this House condemns the French occcupation of the Ruhr as prejudicial to the welfare of the world." They will debate teams from several American colleges on successive nights, but not always on the same side of the question. The schedule: Bates (Lewiston, Me.), Dartmouth, Swarthmore, Columbia, Harvard, Yale and some Canadian institutions. In their first engagement, the Oxford men (affirmative) emerged the losers by a vote of the audience, 1,135-178. The verdict apparently was rendered...

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