AMERICAN NOTES: Gresham's Lawlessness

The American Indians are winning some battles with the white man these days, and while at first glance that might seem only a just historical retribution, the rule of law is suffering in the process. The latest incident took place last week near Gresham, Wis. There the nearly two-month-old occupation of a 64-room, 237-acre Catholic novitiate by a band of Menominee Indians ended with an agreement by its owner, the Alexian Brothers Order, to yield its property to the Indians.

Though the Alexians acted out of a commendable desire to avoid possible...

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