"Union New" was the provocative title of the subject which Radcliffe and Harvard debaters argued yesterday afternoon at Fay House. C. Bedford Johnson '40 and Allan B. Ecker '41 upholding Clarence K. Streit's plan for world organization, emerged victorious over their opponents. Louise Carus '43 and Margaret Morin '40.
Still further emphasizing the possibilities of the subject, Johnson created a minor uproar when he referred to his assembled female audience as "Harvard Coeds." The judges, Mrs. William Rollay, of the Massachusetts League of Women Voters; Donald C. McKay, assistant professor of History; an Philip W. Ireland, instructor in Government returned an unanimous vote in favor of the invading contingent.
Recently publicized by Life Magazine, the subject "Union Now" deals with Streit's plan for the union of all democratic governments into a world confederation. Streit lectured here last year in one of Professor Bruce C. Ropper's classes.
Although she is one of the leading Boston advocates of the Unkin plan. Miss Caurs, president of the Radcliffe Freshmen, found herself sitesking it during the detach.