Religion: The Friend

"I know of no man who has devoted his life more unselfishly, nor with better effect, to the public good," wrote U.N. Mediator Ralph J. Bunche. Two bulky volumes of such warm words from all over the world were presented one day last week to a shy-looking, silver-haired man as he stood before a gathering on the Main Line campus of Pennsylvania's Haverford College. There some 600 Friends and friends of Friends gathered for a day of speechmaking, picnicking and Quaker fellowship to honor Clarence Evan Pickett, 65, retiring as executive secretary of...