Studies Liver Cancer
REHOVOT — A study of com-
pounds which may be responsible
for the high level of liver cancer
in certain parts of Africa is being
carried out at the Weizmann In-
stitute of Science by Dr. Sidney
Mirvish of its experimental biology
department, thanks to a $24,000
grant from the International Agen-
cy for Research on Cancer.
Cancer researchers have long
been intrigued by the fact that
primary liver cancer is 40 times
as common in certain parts of
Africa as in the United States
Dr. Mirvish will study toxic com-
pounds which produce cancer in
rats and are suspected of being
responsible for the high level of
this form of cancer In Africa. Such
compounds may occur in the nuts
of cycads, food contaminated by
certain fungi and in other plant
The institute scientist will in-
vestigate the metabolic fate of these
compounds in rats.
Hitler's Pet `Putzi' in Limelight Aga
Hitler's pet, "Putzi" Hanfstaengl,
gained the limelight again thanks
to reminiscences in the Saturday
Review by Her-
bert R. Mayes.
In his column
"T rade Winds"
It used to take
me three days to
go by rail from
New York to Cali-
fornia. Now, by
plane, I am there
in five hours. In
a few years, the
time will be cut
in half. Still, the
fastest conve y-
ance is a train of
night, in two min-
utes, I went from
Park Avenue in
New York to "Putzi"
Fleet Street in London.
Dorothy Stickney and HowaM
Lindsay, who live nearby, are fond
of the French crullers our Emilie
makes. I took a batch of them over
Rabbi and Mrs. Sandor Greenfield
and Son Michael
Wish all friends and relatives
A Very Happy and
Healthy New Year
CONGREGATION SHOMREY EMUNAH
Announces that the sole of tickets for the High
for its Sanctuary
Schaefer corner Clarita
and for the auxiliary services held in the
Labor Zionist Auditorium
19167 Schaefer Highway
will take place at the Synagogue
Daily horn 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. and Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 12:00.
For information: Mr. L. Laufer, Ticket Chairman, 398-7146
or Rabbi S. Zachariash, 341-1595
Synagogue Membership Available
THE BIRMINGHAM TEMPLE
Is a Pioneer Congregation in a New Concept
of Jewish Religion Called
The philosophy is a bold attempt to merge the best ethical and
aesthetic traditions of the Jewish past with the scientific integrity
of the twentieth century.
ROSH HASHANA AND
YOM KIPPUR SERVICES
of the Birmingham Temple will be held at the Robert Frost
School, Scotia at Nine Mile Road.
If you desire to attend please call the Temple Office 644-6632
to make your reservation. There is no fee\for admission. Your
interest in a humanistic Juda'srn—is—the only requirement.
to the Lindsays. Directly across
the street is the home of Vladimir
Horowitz, and immediately I re-
membered a day on Fire Island,
when Horowitz spent a summer
there, and people stopped outside
his house to listen to him at his
piano. In the same twirl of mind I
could see a man named Ernst
(Putzi) Hanfstaengl, who once was
Hitler's pet and played piano while
the Fuehrer dreamed beautiful
In another second I was back in
1939. Hanfstaengl had fallen out
of favor and had fled from Ger-
many, taking up residence in Eng-
land. I had heard he was writing
a book, and arranged to meet him
in a Fleet Street office in London.
Hanfstaengl interrupted our con-
versation twice by moving stealthily
to the door, opening it suddenly,
and peering cautiously along the
corridor, to be certain no one was
listening. A little overdramatic, it
seemed, but interesting.
He had, he said, written his
memoirs. At last the world was go-
ing to know all about Hitler. In
the event anything untoward hap-
pened to Hanfstaengl, a bank,
which held a copy of the manu-
script in its vault, was authorized
to release it for publication.
Would I want to buy it? I would.
Well, for an advance of $25,000
in cash, to be paid immediately,
a copy of the manuscript would be
sent to me.
I explained I rarely carried that
much money with me, except when
going shopping with Mrs. Mayes.
He didn't seem amused. Surely the
Hearst organization had accounts
in London? True enough, but I
was not authorized to pay anything,
or conclude any arrangements,
without seeing the story. That, my
friend said, was out of the question.
Money had to come first. The manu-
script would be delivered to me at
Silly? He was a silly man, Har-
vard graduate or no. Of course I
never saw a word. I don't think
anybody else did, either. I don't
know that a single word was writ-
I think Putzi died some years
back. He made a quick trip from
his art gallery on West 57th Street
to being Hitler's today in Berlin,
to being a refugee. Not as quick,
however, as a train of thought.
14—Friday, September 29, '1967
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
The officers and members of
Congregation Bnai David
cordially invite you to tour our
beautiful new sanctuary, school and social facilities.
Tours will be conducted from now until the
high holidays on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Memberships are now available.
Please inquire at the Synagogue office
24350 Southfield Rd„ Southfield, Mich.
or call EL. 6-8210 — 444-1510
TREES FOR ISRAEL
. . . yo
Five Hitler Bodyguards
Go on Trial in Germany
for Murder of 23 Jews
BONN (JTA) — Five members
of the SS who had acted as body-
guards for Adolph Hitler will go
on trial at Osnabrueck, probably
in January, for the murder of 23
Jews in the fall of 1953 at Lake
Maggiore, Italy, is was announced
They are accused of having
killed 11 men, eight women and
four children, all of whom were
The men, all formerly high of-
ficers in the SS, Hitler's Elite
Guard, are now under arrest.
BOAC to Resume Stops
at Lydda Airport Nov. 1
(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
to The Jewish News)
TEL AVIV — BOAC — The
British Overseas Airways Corpora-
tion — announced here Tuesday
that its Far East line will resume
landings at Lydda Airport after
BOAC eliminated Lydda from its
stop-over airfields six months ago,
I allegedly under pressure from
EXTEND NEW YEAR
GREETINGS BY PLANTING
A TREE IN ISRAEL
A most sincere and significant method
your Friends and Relatives
A VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR
is to plant a tree in Israel in their honor.
This unusual New Year Greeting will be truly cherished.
Each Tree Certificate — $2.00 (after Oct. 1, $2.50)
LET ISRAEL ENJOY YOUR SIMCHAS TOO
MAIL OR PHONE YOUR ORDER—WE WILL DO THE REST
JEWISH NATIONAL FUND
18414 WYOMING AVE.
Reserve . . Sunday, Nov. 12th, 1967 For
BETH YEHUDA SCHOOLS ANNUAL DINNER at LOBO HALL
Celebrating 53rd Year of Service
FOR RESERVATIONS CALL 353-6750