Harvard debaters won the Triangular debate last night by a score of two to one against Princeton and Yale. Harvard defeated Princeton here by a unanimous vote of the judges and defeated Yale at New Haven two to one. Yale defeated Princeton at Princeton by unanimous vote.
It was also announced last night after the Harvard-Princeton debate here that Thomas W. Stephenson '37 had won the T. Jefferson Coolidge debating prize of $100. Stephenson was the second man to speak.
The other debaters here were A. Gilman Sullivan '36 and Thomas W. Healy '38. For Princeton the speakers were Willis Snyder, Schuyler Crane, and Gordon Craig. Harvard speakers at Yale were W. Tucker Dean '37, Richard W. Sullivan '38, and Irving Murray '36.
Harvard on Affirmative Here
Each college had negative and affirmative teams on the question: "Resolved, That this House approves the neutrality legislation recently enacted by Congress." The Harvard team here took the affirmative and at Yale the negative.
The judges in the debate here were Francis J. O'Hara, headmaster of the Thorndike School, Paul R. Bishop, director of the Bishop Lee School, and Frederick B. Taylor '99, Boston investment broker. The chairman was Moses O. Ware, formerly of the faculty of Harvard, Princeton, and Oxford.