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With Freshman debating reaching the climax of its activities, aspiring Yardling orators will gather at the Union on Monday night to compete for the annual Triangular debates, and the Coolidge debating prize of $25.
The speaking will begin at 7 o'clock and each competitor will talk for five minutes on either side of the question, Resolved, That dictatorship is better suited than democracy to cure the ills of the world.
Freshmen Upset Andover
In the last of a series of preliminary debates, the Freshmen last night upset an Andover team at the Union, by a vote of 2-1.
The Yardling team of Dee Kellehen, Ralph Harris and Stanley Herzfeld supported the affirmative of the subject, Resolved, That the Supreme Court should be divested of its power to declare acts of Congress void. Kellehen delivered the rebuttal.
Andover was represented by Henry Finch, who also delivered their rebuttal, James Clark and Leonard Paine.
Two to one for the home team was the verdict of the three judges, Robert Luckey '31, Freshman proctor, Archibald Cox and Arthur T. Hamlin.
The principal trend of the winner's arguments was that the undemocratic power was unjustified by the modern conditions, they declared that if this power was taken away from the Court, no wild over-riding of the Constitution would result.
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