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the Minneapolis Star LttOt.f IMI1.V M WSP.U'l.tt IN IIIK I ITIH MIDW1ST Turned PHly tiigl sundKi l 'i Fii'tlana Ave.. MinnrnralU kiitm., by Ui MmiLmvlii s.ar au1 'itlbmn Cu.i.imh)'. 1 fii'tfi.nf A'J inti..- din "jOUNC I KS, Cit Idem. JcYt"K A. MYAN. VI. e P-.Mitrnl did i;rnerl Miiirm. J.VI.K K. ANDEl;ON. Vie P.fm.-i. Jr.uuiu. fTAMAV HAWKS, V..f Pimilmit nd Sn'nii.i; ,'OHN THOMie-u.N. PulMUl.i-r Fni-rllus: WILLIAM I' MM I S 'xNirlhe liilf.r- WliueU Kt.H-lON. AiH-L-nt hi.cullv Wlluf. I'.l.oKca: L. HTK.tiSi;:i. E&ionsl Ps U.lnr FlllVrMj m . .M C!t MnttM l III PrMOTIu "I t'.llintaiKull Mum., umii'r '.MP Act of Mh i3, 1K79. VOLUME l.XXVU .' J NUMBER ( s. rrnn.w, o( tobeii 8, i3.v Progress on Cancer UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA medial school is again in the news with a progress report on some encouraging work now Wing done on the X-ray treatment of tumors following injection.; of porphyrins. Porphyrins nre chemical compounds which form pigments -or coloring in hemoglobin, chlorophyll and many other pigments in am-reals and plants. Injecting them inio cancer patients and following up with N-ray treatment seems 1o offer a promising proccdnie toward conquest of this dread disease. University doctors are emphatic that "the procedure must not in any sense be considered a cure for cancer or even a completely new treatment for cancer." Only 38 patients have been studied to date. Out in these CH 'results are sufficiently encouraging to warrant continued study." Work on porphyrins, x-raya and cancer has been a team project involving the departments of medicine and surgery and the division of radiation therapy in the medical school. Drs. Samuel Schwartz, Karcl Absolon and Halvor Vermund have been leaders in the work but they have had the active collaboration of 39 other staff members. Financing has come from the American Cancer society, the atomic energy commission and the United States public health service. This kind of co-operative approach, with many men and organizations working toward a common goal, indicates the vast dimensions of the mammoth assault now ber ; ing made on cancer. In that assault, the University of Minnesota is playing a notable role. '. It could be, in after years, that men may look back on a news item such as this and tay, "That was the break through." Newspaper Boy Day TODAY, the last day of National Newspaper week, is National Newspaper Boy day. This is the day when all of the thousands of men and women in the newspaper business, all of the big wheels and the little cogs, pay their respects to a half-million-plus youngsters. It is, to some of us at least, a remarkable thing that with all the wonders of electronic uexvs transmissions, buildings full of skilled writers and editors and tons of imposing and complicated machinery, it still takes a teenage boy to carry the whole undertaking through to a meaningful conclusion the delivery of the newspaper to its readers. More than 86 per cent of this paper's 295,000 circulation is home delivered. Nearly 10,000 boys faithfully do their part of the lug job represented by those statistics to make it possible for thousands of families in Minnesota, the Dakotas and western Wisconsin to count on reading the Star at home. This is the boys' day. They deserve it. THE WOES' OF AGRICULTURE - CE" ,-l-"hlh'-"' ' '''---yj- Pike Treaty Was Long Disputed Purchase of important Minnesota area 150 years ago raised many legal questions By jay eik.ekto.v Of the Mir rdllurlal twit (tuft Today, YVilloughby Hancock of the Minnesota Historical society was to lead a "walking tour" around Fort Snelling and Mendota in commemoration of an event, 150 years ago, that laid the foundations of modern Minnesota. This was the signing of a treaty with the .Sioux by Lt. ZebuJon M. Pike, the young army officer for whom Tike's peak is named. for S200 worth of trinkets and CO gallons of liquor Pike obtained land nine miles square at the mouth of the St. Croix river, plus nhie miles on each side of the Mississippi river from the confluence of the Minnesota above St. Anthony Falls. For a century and a half the Pike treaty which covered most of what is now south Minneapolis and almost ail of modern St. Paul has been viewed with critical eyes by lawyers, historians and most of the Sioux nation. Even though the senate ratified it April 16, 1S0.X, there always have been questions about EVERYBODY'S IDEAS .Sr'if.y' MINNEAPOLIS STAR Some Old Friends Are Rebuked Britain's Cyprus policy denounced by an Oxford man Communications to this column must hear the name and address of the writer. Short letters are most interesting:, and the right Is reserved to condense letters when space limitations require it. Foolish Wrestling To the Editor: It's about time we express our objection to the menace of the cheap exhibition of wrestling in our city. No wonder our youth take off, sometimes, as young savages, when it is the common, accepted practice for adult human beings to tear each other apart, to the wild cheers of bloodthirsty spectators. This is the most unchristian exhibition I have ever observed; and that includes the bull FORT SXELLIXG IX THE EARLY DAYS Where Pike's land deal was finally neural its validity. Was it in fact a legal treaty? First the constitutional lawyers point out that both signers of the treaty were "incompetent" that is they wcte without power to act for the parties they claimed to represent. I'ike was an army officer, a first lieutenant, but he was not authorized to sign a treaty for the. United States. The other chief signer, Le Petit Corlreau, or Little Crow (grandfather of the Little Crow who led the 1862 Sioux uprising) repre sented only one band of one trilte of the entire Sioux nation. There were no formal wit nesses to the document. From a legal standpoint there is no description of the land which the signers wanted to convey. Finally, there is no consideration (payment) definitely stated in the treaty. Article two, which Pike Taliaferro trespass on their U'.i tn hnvi dpfllt eith nnu Ifirrlitr. t t'.,,.l .....1 T ,... 1 : ...... i .v , j i-iin s ui .-ijiuii ami iut-.iiu. i eun icme uuaiiij; men( was left blank piays a pan, our 1 can P.y KOREUT W. SMITH 01 Hip SUr .tlii.iriJl i4Ke Mulf ' prus. washed j ing blue waters ! Mediterranean. ! birthplace of! Violence NO ONE can condone the sort of viohnce which characterised last month's anti-Creek riots in Turkey. That reaction in this country was as restrained as it was can he attributed to the rigorous censorship w.hich the Turkish government cxcicised over out-going news. Reports concerning the 'cal scope and violence of the riots came out pu corneal and thus had less impact than would have been the case had the news been freely and immediately reported. So one must sympathize deeply with the innocent Greeks (and Armenians and Jews) in Turkey and their kinspewplc in (iiveic, whose feelings r.re reflected in an article in the adjoining columns. It is too bad. therefore, that. CI recce's position should y somewhat coir.j romised, in principle, by the conduct of Creek partisans of "enot.is" in Cyprus. On that island, nosis partisans have preached and practiced violence. They have been aided and neouraged by arms and explosives smuggled iu from Crceee and by Creek radio broadcasts in the most. violent terms. Here is a sample quotation ascribed t- Athens radio: "The intellectual (,!" ( I recce proclaim that ;n long as Cy f r us is imd r British rule they will he, ; k.spiring the Creek jteopie v.p.h hatred (.!' fhitain. and ti.e teachers swear to pour into t he ricti'iits' souls the jjoisuii of hatred of Rr.t.iin." No one will suggest that nnti-Rjitish i.-lence in Cyprus thus far tea (o;r,;.:ie in magnitude with the iruxcw it... or.vulsli.n in Turkey. Rut can instig-rr.-; to iU nee ever put limits ' on th.- Kt'jrni th y ron;ute it Sun bathed ( by the spark! of the eastern Hie legendary Aphrodite, seem.s like the last j place in the w.ild in be Hie, cause of hitler cnis between j old friends, or hlcidy violence between new. I i Yel the dispute over who j shall rule the island has divided! Greece and Eniain, old allies.) And, indirectly, the same rlis-j pule touched off one of the) most destructive outbreaks oi'j violence in recent history, se-1 verelv straining if not abso- I lutely rupturing the newly de- j veloping ties between Greece! and Turkey. ! A n d r e Michalonoulos. to i whom (K'uple seem inevitably! io apply ine lanei urhaiie, a commander of the order of the; British empire whose English accent still echoes bis Oxfotdi i schooling, does not appear to; i u' a pei'son bkely to give way j ; to emotion, or to deliver bitter ; denunciations of former Eritislij friends. Yet when be i-,itet IMiisne-i japolis last w eek, his voic e was j I highly clnrgeil W illi luaiion us ;be t llUeil (tf Uu- anti-Greek! 1 riots in Turkey List month, ami I he arralrjed 'Iriia ti's Cyprus! i paltry l:i the luirslr-sl I rms. ' I Mii-haloponlos. widely known i in this country f"r his partu i-'patioii in tl:e ilalion to : Eearnin;:" radio pr.i-:iani dis icil.e-ioii of ;'-e;;t boohs, j.-, .so,.- ici.'i! adviser en American af- .cek cm-lie lias- 11 tieulai's i C - in a s: MM, 4 4 i f Jtiijjlcii urlMtniiy i cemeteries were desecrated. The j British writer, visiting one, i "could not believe what I saw. 'Every single tombstone had i been uprooted and smashed, every mausoleum prised open, I the contents of every coffin 'spilled into the streets . . . I Bulldozers could not have done !a more thorough job." j "Y o u cannot expect the i Greeks to be objective about (such Ihings," declared Michalo-poulos. "You cannot expect tnem to excuse Turkish authori ties because the small riots they wanted got out of hand." lie was critical, too, of this country's "hands off" attitude toward the Greek-British-Turkish conflict. The Greeks appreciate America's past generosity and help, and look on the U.S. as the moral leader of the I western world, but, he said: of all oeoriles le. "seif delei miti. ! at ion." etc. "H p do not understand the lint he dwell with strongest ! V"W h.'bind the action of reclii.K ou the riots ill Turkey. ! St;y , i identical letters to the (.reek He read h um a story written ; and Turkish premiers urging by a British newsman which j them to patch up their differ- contained such passages: lenees, as (hough there were no ". . . a ni ;ht of terror in distinction between the perpe- which 2i).oi'l men tore the heart itrators of violence and their out of PiD.OOO Greeks. Anne i ietinis." niaiis and Jews in ;m or,:y that has stunned the city, smashed .oii.i shops, destroyed capital coeds worth over 100,001 UW' - about S'iou.O'Hi.noo, a figure ind football where sk jonly see in wrestling the cheapest display of poor actors who only show us how little they appreciate the body the Lord gave them. When my husband says it is all fake, then I do leel sorry dor spectators, also. They must be very hard up for entertainment. Surely Minneapolis has enough intelligent men to put a stop to this cheap foolishness. If not, won't someone please murder that wild voice that yells all through so I can at least escape that noise while my own husband insists on watching this insane display? Minneapolis. Mrs. R. A. Anderson. Oleo and the Farmer To the Editor: Not recently, but over a period of time there have been many letters suggesting that if oleomargarine was to be colored it should be red, green, blue, etc., but not the natural yellow color of butter. I question whether anyone would recognize butter that was the natural color. Without yellow coloring added, it's rather pale. Obviously the laws forbidding the sale of yellow colored oleomargarine in Minnesota ate highly endorsed by the dairy industry. Most of us think of the dairy industry as part of the farming industry of our state, but isn't it an unfair competitor? I have a pound carton of oleomargarine. The ingredients read: Soybean oil SO'.;. Skim milk: moisture skim milk solids salt lecithin But even though it was a faulty document, it stuck. When the first permanent American garrison arrived in 1S19 they soon heard from other Sioux about the Pike treaty. Bands other than Little Crow's complained bitterly about what they PERENNIAL LEGACY From the WALL SIRI IT JOIR.VAL i( Fathers should not get too discouraged if their sons reject their advice; it will not be wasted. Years later the sons will offer it to their own offspring. considered lands. Finally, in 1S3S, Major Law-rence Taliaferro, Indian agent a; Fort Snelling, definitely se. cured the title by paying $1,000 to the other Indians. The Sioux, however, continued to grouse about the deal down into the 1850s. After his real estate deal Pike went on up the Mississippi to the site of present-day Little Falls, Minn., where he built a eamp. He pushed on overland lo the posts of the Northwest Com pany, a isriiisn iur irauing concern, on Sandy, ( ass and Leech lakes, claiming this country lor the United States. The following year, Pike was ordered to the southwest and it was while exploring the upper reaches of the Arkansas river that he came in sight of the famous peak that now bears his name. He was captured by Mexicans and was held prisoner for a time at Santa Fe. In the War of 1812, he was inspector-general of the army which captured York (now Toronto), Canada. He was killed when the British fired a powder magazine la j their retreat from York. TWIN CITIES PRESS continue! ei's - "am jobless . . 1 1 American ft 100,0,10 oliserv-people roval ; II of J. Mans to the p ar.sy n Wn-i a rpcN :f:e b jaeainsi Wia Cvprus. It hee. he -'le. ill a enpplin Gi'cv.i-Tuiki.-h frien. , strongest poNiwar ei pc.rco ati-i seem m die Ha. ;: ". . . the riyinoui h I.e. w so sound of mi'tie that London, and Coventry once well--the desperate men sweeping mountains of broken I low to slip, the iraiitee o! m the Mid-- cudl gla -s . . ." Eicjiiy thiee of the cheilites in Tu'.kev polled set a lire ant If NATO's position in the eastern Mediterranean is to be preserved and the Balkan alliance saved, there must be "swift and effective action," Michalopoulos declared. He sees the United States as the only power able to bring about a solution which must, in his view, mean eventual "enosis," in return for which Britain would receive from Greece the "eternal" right to i keep its military base on s: Greek; Cyprus. were re- l.dilor'x Soli". See Unlays cdi- l (.reek ! hirin!. "I iuUiuv" 15.20'. 1.501 3.00', .30'- i'P 100.00',n And soybeans is one of the leading crops in Minnesota today. The sale of colored oleomargarine miL'ht increase the market for the crops of our Minnesota farmer. Minneapolis. Charles E. Zimmerman. Editor's Sole; Soyhran production in Minnesota uas 27.f!)n,t)flD bushel in 1952, and on estimated Z!),7tH),()()l bushels in mi. Stock Market Banks Too Heavily on Ike By BRUCE BARTON j "Weak alii e; ned the !.. .k. A Oil i i d the c in tile ea: ten. Boy Won't E bed in a Job Delinquent k Commenting on the stock market dip following President Eisenhower's heart attack, The Minnetonka Herald says it agrees that a president's health may profoundly affect politics and have a long-range effect on the nation's economy. "However . . . concern over a future business decline, based on' a possible change in political parties, can reach proportions large? enough to cause the collapse of cur economv. An investor's panic is a quick route to economic ruin." The Herald, edited by M. G. Gullixson. adds that in an economy such as ours, "a go-for-bioke backing of a single individual as the savior of the nation's business is ludicrous." .1 A Harold Kulp, in his column in the Edina-.Mnrningside Courier, notes that Paris has put a new au'omobde safety law into effect: Auto drivers are prohibited from honking their horns. "Now thev relv on their brakes and the accident toll has decreased by 38 per cent," says Kulp. "Might not be a bad idea to copy that law over here." St ft John Mikkelsen write in the East Minneapolis -Arsus that he suspects juvenile delinquency never reached the point most people thought it had. "Insidious propaganda has sucked us all in. Take three or four teen age kids . . . and put them in an open convertible, stand them on a street corner, or sit them in During j the booth of a drug store. They just look delinquent ... in i rainy me kios are proaaoiy uuKmg op me coming iooiuaii game, or dance, or discussing Plato, or some other lesson from school ..." I B i- I" AH Etc A" e-"ent article M o ii t h I y a .( w J-.aice Elijah Adlow. in le i I e -. J.: A ( ! 1 i r on ke.i. t.e .. r too 1 ! e t ti:r saV : oil il gilt up? (The Turk And if th ;. constantly m gand.i on bei.S for certain that o;.t in v io.c n c the l do of il:.; rneie shocking rouTi Lngs s-.o piace? IV' ::d i! tl-eCyp ri..t- ;.(-h, .: Turk- . . : hav.rg i i . g 1 1 t-: r. Br. not.) no! t :c..r. t s 1. ! oil gage !! u ie- . ontativcs when congress iseii the wages and nouis :. The proponents of the act argued that it would abolish "sweatshops and child labor." I iaied a timid question: "How is the modern boy going ! get any training for business.'" I a-ked. "Why should we P rind him to woi k if he wards to'.' "I i airied newspapers when I va !) (.i! old. and paid most f my t .'liege expenses by selling aliumaum cooking utensils from c..or tn door in my sum-mot vacations. These two a- :r. i:.e were as valuable to me as manv .curses I took in Highway Lines Helpful ! To the Editor: I personally wish to thank i the men who paint the yellow or white lines idowii the center of our highways. iieavy jog or ram inese lines neip us stay in (the right lanes. Also they help others stay in 1 their proper lane. j Many highways do not: have this, and I refer to highway No. 1 east-west in Blooming- jton. ! Minneapolis. H. E. Avelsgard. Christ Taught in Greek i To tlie Editor: In a note under Philip Thurston's letter 1 Oct. 5 1 vou stated that Greek was not the larguage of Christ. i it Comedy .satire (J unusual i It would bo worth voo- ui,.:u ,f ,-.. .A i savor and tang is "The King WORDS & MUSIC By John K. Sherman Smooth Satire Offered by Theater in Round What's the Name? AX OLD ; kiV y:. c.,v i wi.i'c , .r .a v i ei-ams o- . : i Amci.. Is . t TOTOMAC r EVER : in ,: i.N i u i. i t .".. i.; all;. , 1 never want to e a ie:i a :i i f foncd hild la i- r. am I forgetting" the v.-e: .-v'ej-s who were i'X-: ; .;ed ly i !: ; ,.y ci s a-d pal c . ' -. t I an see no harm i.i "i -ieg ii; the opportunity to-I'.i.'ibitl to supplement their ecbieati. ii with work. ;Prof. Alexander Robert's treatise. "A Short Proof That Greek Was the Language of Christ." published In JS13. You w f,nd there that Prof. Robert piovcs that the only full text of the Scriptures, current among the masses in Palestine, which He quoted and to which He constantly referred His heaieis was tne Sep;uagint or Greek version, which was compiled and in use since 211 B.C. Only parts of the books of Daniel and Ezra were written in Aramaic, not popular, because .they were viewed with disfavor by the religious authorities. So if lie were to be understood. He had to tea h n Greek. Only on iare occasions lie spoke Aramaic: on those occasions lie was not being understood very well by the masses. Mimie.ip.iks. --Nick G. Spell. the secretary makes ivid (lie. character of the tirl whose of Hearts." play by Jean Kerr love for him eventually suffer and Eleanor Brooke, which last a major dislocation. Walter night opened the fourth season Grannes ac hieves just t!v right of the Theater in the Round note of wry s-If-dcpreciation as Players. Introduced locally at ' the Old Log last July, this closeup of an egomaniac tai-toonist and his mad menage is one of the most delightful, most pungently amusing of the new crop of comedies. The aadieme at YWCA's Bonion ball obviously relished the play and i's mad humors. and hooted wish gle e all , limiting i 'through a smoothly paced pro- me:. t tr.at auction which has ieen sKiil-:fu,iv staged aier.astvle hy iKre'ieiick HilgeivEif. The lines with their unpredictable twits. 'the high and wholly literate level of the humor, were handled with ;kur by a well i integrated cast -f II ir.- the assistant who cnntraeN nausea w heiiever his ire U up, while Harry I'iiIwt and the rest of the adults earry on capitally. Being the father ot actor vh. cn.u. is t; orphan. I'll have i-. : c r moriesty in appra.. Sherman's i-erf g.-srlf I, n ;..! i;e s- ihe J-.-hn Ikir: .::. '' V -: : K. i : tut i old ra'h 1- .:- erieu i 'l v. t. i r o u u .V . I. er nan 1- i a r.,e.. c c-:i w i.; Ci Uhid.ng Ishiggy E:e s (ne vvcli ter.aved no; 0 re. t.di.-i .!. l v i-i t .-"e i :: !!.! ;nt;st wiin fancies i.i.-r.tif as a K-ia! historian, witn a glib gJt '; .r j-..g!:-fl.-wn nr.d ' . w r-' oia -,-'. gels i.::-:' r v..e. vi hen he at'.'i h; i'-'"-". s.'. '..; : ..." : 1 ..- ' - . . - , - rt Hakf-r rallies ae-ng e. i:'i ci: I'u : in th- highly w -.-ily role i f 1 1 lring ai i it. .-.! .! ) !;. !.iii.. !i a- I I. THE MIVM Aroi 1 MA?;

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