SIX SPEAKERS VIE FOR PASTEUR MEDAL AWARD
Debate Tonight to Decide Winner of Competition -- Briand Proposal Is Topic
The final debate for the Pasteur Medal will take place this evening at 8 o'clock in Paine Hall. Six speakers have qualified for the finals, and will compete for the medal as two teams, the best speaker of the evening to be awarded the Pasteur Medal. C. C. Alpern '28, E. F. Clark, Jr., '28, J. K. Hurd '30, James Roosevelt '30, R. C. Weaver '29, and Norman Winer '29 are the candidates who have qualified for the final debate.
The question up for debate this evening as announced by Associate Professor L. J. A. Mercier, is: "Resolved. That the United States adopt Foreign Minister Briand's treaty; outlawing war between France and the United States."
Associate Professor F. C. Packard '20 will preside, and Professor T. L. Winter, Professor Emeritus of Public Speaking, Dr. A. C. Sprague '21, of the English Department, and Professor R. L. Hawkins '03, of the French Department will act as judges of the debate.
The Pasteur Medal was first given in 1898, by Baron Pierre de Conbertin, to be awarded annually thereafter to the successful candidate in a debate on a subject to be drawn from contemporary French politics.