CLASSIFIED DEALER WANTED, 200 home necessities Medicines, Vitamins, Spices, Foods, Toiletries, etc., well known in Part Austin or Bastrop County. For particulars see 0. V. Loney, R 7, Box 153M, Austin, or write Rawleigh’s, Dept. T30′ 1771-142, Memphis, Tenn. EXCLUSIVE FRANCHISE available. Sell liquid fertilizer to farmers, full or spare time. Liberal profits, free local advertising. No investment, no experience required. Write “Na-Churs” Plant Food Co., 300 Monroe St., Marion, Ohio. DARR EQUIPMENT COMPANY Don S. Lodge, Sales Promotion Mgr. TRACTOR-SCRAPER MOTOR GRADER BARGAIN ONE near-new Allis-Chalmers Model HD11 Tractor equipped with Hydraulic Straight Dozer and Garwood Double Drum Cable Control. Was purchased new April, 1956. Is in excellent shape with only 1050 hours operation. ONE AC Model 106 Scraper, 6-yard capacity. Very good rubber and in top condition throughout. ONE Cat No. 112 Motor Grader, 2M Series. An older model but fairly tight all over. Power box just rebuilt, all tires 50 percent new. I will sell all three machines as a package deal at Dallas for $22,000 total. Call or write Allen LeBlue, Box 13267, Dallas. HiWay 183 at Loop 12. Telephone Riverside 2-3407 or FL 1-4683. THE TEXAS OBSERVER Page 7 Nov. 28, 1956 NARCOTICS ADDICTION Hospital Beatings right place. business manager of the College of Fine Arts, to bring to the campus through the Cultural Entertainment Committee the finest of touring groups. And both students and faculty present many free concerts to the general public \(seven in the month of NoDEAN DOTY drew in a deep breath and prepared to unleash another pack of facts, this time on such varied groups as the symphonic band and the opera workshop, when a bright-eyed miss of ten or eleven abruptly entered without knocking and addressed him as “Daddy!” I, in such that absolute secrecy must be maintained about the status of the “volunteer” patients. According to Naylor, if the addict leaves the hospital before officials consider him to be cured the matter cannot be reported or revealed to state probation officers. “The only way we can arrest one of these addicts is to find him violating the law a second time and then he is violating his parole,” Naylor said. The state narcotics chief explained that enforcement officers think of narcotics violations in terms of supply and demand. Federal officers work to control the supply problem, since it is a national and international situation. Control of the demand falls to local and state officersjailing the addict to prevent spread of the contamination, imprisonment of the “criminals,” and hospitalization of the addicts. The question of whether an addict is a criminal merely because he is an addict is one which some medical. authorities believe holds Music which attracts composers from all over the nation and to which the university plays host each year. Dean Doty stressed that the Department of Music doeS not confine its activities solely to the building in which it has been housed since 1942, even though the structure makes the department the best equipped in the state. Albert Gillis, working with the Junior League of Austin, has organized the Junior String Project to give first-rate instruction to the school children of Austin, and professors Alfred de Saint-:, Malo and Alfio Pignotti, who are just now reaping the harvest of this unique venture in their violin classes, report more than satisfactory result s. Dr. Archie Jones, head of mu$ic education, works with Miss Lillian Seller, fic, Anslinger said he considered such a plan would be “sentencing those people to a lifetime slavery to drug addiction, with no hope for a cure.” He estimated that there are approximately 60,000 narcotic addicts in the United States, an incidence of about one in every 3,000 persons. These figures, said Anslinger, are confined to “non-medical drug addicts, the addict who buys his drugs in the underworld or obtains drugs by other unlawful means, such as robbing drugstores or forging prescriptions, and we are trying to keep away from the marijuana addict, because he is not a true addict.” Anslinger statistics showed that Texas has 771 such addicts ranking seventh among the states, far behind New York with 9,458; Illinois, 7,172; California, 2,350; Michigan, 1,229; District of Columbia, 887, and Ohio, 785. “I WOULD SAY the heroin traffic would result in an \(antry of around between $300 million and $400 million,” he said. While an ounce of heroin can be legitimately purchased for $100, Asked then if he thought an increase in personnel would prevent older and weaker patients from being beaten by others, Dr. Hoerster said the fact only one night watch was on duty was not the reason for the recent injury. “He might have been hurt if an attendant had been in the ward,” he said. Although still refusing to go into details, the superintendent did then confirm that an elderly man had been injured. Was he critically hurt? The doctor didn’t believe so; the patient has several ribs broken but no head injury. The patient who injured the elderly Waco man has admitted it and charges that the old man hit been moved to a maximum security ward. The s “fight” and resulting injury could not be attributed to “negligence,” he said. DR. HOERSTER was reticent to call for the record of Adolph Schiller, the man who died about two months after a beating, but after some hesitancy he personally examined the record and an, swered a few questions concerning the case. Schiller, according to reports reaching the Observer, was severely beaten on a Saturday night. His injuries weren’t discovered until Sunday morning, several hours after they were inflicted. One hospital worker described him as having been “beaten to a pulp.” Dr. Hoerster said his records reflect that the man was treated in his regular ward, the doctor said, because his injuries didn’t the answer to the problem. One such authority, Dr. Herbert Berger, chairman of the New York State Medical Society’s committee on alcoholism and narcotics, believes it is a serious mistake to try to cure narcotics addiction “by treating it as a crime.” He advocates that the narcotic addict be recognized “for what he is, a mentally sick person, and that an attempt be made to rehabilitate him, without drugs if it is humanly possible and with them if nothing else can be done.” The idea that it should be made legal for physicians to prescribe drugs to addicts on the theory that they can be useful citizens despite their inability to break the habit is strongly opposed by federal n a r c of i c s authorities, some medical authorities, and most legislators. One of those most outspoken in opposition to such a program is Harry J. Anslinger, commissioner of the U.S. Narcotics Bureau. As a witness before the Price Daniel Senate Judiciary subcommittee investigating illicit narcotics traf UT’s Music Department to addicts it sells for between $3,000 and $4,000 an ounce. The picture of the loss in health, self respect, and livelihood came also from the addicts and former addicts. Harry Wood, a musician from Fort Worth who had been addicted to drugs more than 20 years, said “it ruined my right from wrong.” turn, rose to take my leave. As The record shows I departed, I noticed Miss Doty added: had a viol t, or possibly a viola, “That’s the most truest thing tucked under her arm. The young that was ever put, that you go lady is studying music, and she along until you don’t know right has quite obviously come to the from wrong.” Morris Levine, an addict and that Wood excepting myself.” He sized it up of curing an addict in prison, a by quoting part of a poem by Deprison cell, or a hospital. It is of Quincey: paramount importance that drug “You won’t go down with a hard, addicts be recognized and treated hard fall, as sick people just as the insane It will weaken your load with the are. Years ago people regarded moral code, the insane as possessed of the And you won’t know Devil. We flogged them and chained them. We burned them. Today we realize these people are sick, and we look upon them with compassion. An addict should also be looked upon with compassion and not thrown into a prison cell to be forgotten.” him first. Dr. Hoerster said the seem serious. Later, when he patient, “because he became agdidn’t respond to treatment in gressive enough to do this,” has his ward, he was moved to the “new building” for more extensive treatment. Did he suffer any broken bones in the beating? Dr. Hoerster says that Schiller ex-convict with a record dating did not, but that he “fell out of back 20 years, said in Austin that bed in The new building and tougher laws and more severe broke his arm.” He described it punishment only helps “create a as one of those fractures of the he estimated that by the time it bigger racket. It is boosting the wrist that doctors “often see price. It is making it tougher on when the patient puts out a hand old dopey, he is forced to go out to break a fall.” to steal, rob, or push the stuff The medical report in the Schilin order to obtain a supply. He ler case, aceordifig to Dr. Hoersmay even push it to your own ter, attributes death to heart failson or daughter, or your neightire. The man had been under bor’s kids, anybody. If he gets treatment for heart trouble prior desperate enough, he may even to the fight. His record shows he kill for it …. had recovered from the injuries, “… It is just plain nonsense,” had been sent to an old folks Levine believes, “to even think home, and was doing fine until he became ill again. He was readmitted to the hospital and died suddenly a short time later. Dr. Hoerster said that no autopsy was performed but there was no question that the death was a result of heart failure and was in no way connected with the .fight. There was no negligence involved, he said. Dr. Hoerster inquired about the identity of those who informed the Observer concerning the hospital beating cases, but the names were, of course, withheld from him LEGALS CITATION BY PUBLICATION THE STATE OF TEXAS in the hereinafter styled and numbered cause: You are hereby commanded to appear before the 126th District Court of Travis County, Texas, to be held at the courthouse of said county in the City of Austin, Travis County, Texas, at or before 10 o’clock A. M. of the first Monday after the expiration of 42 days from the date of issuance hereof ; that is to say, at of before 10 o’clock A.M. of Monday the 17th day of December, 1956, and answer the petition of plaintiff in Cause Number 105,473, in which Eve Seeley Howell is Plaintiff and Marshall said Court on the 26 day of October, 1956, and the nature of which said suit is as follows: Being an action and prayer for judg ment in favor of Plaintiff and against Defendant for decree of divorce dis solving the bonds of matrimony hereto fore and now existing between said parties ; Plaintiff alleges cruel treat ment on the part of Defendant towards her of such a nature as to render their further living together as husband and wife altogether insupportable ; Plaintiff further alleges that there are no minor children now living, the result of said community property mart age an no was acquired ; Plaintiff further prays for relief, general and special ; All of which more fully appears from Plaintiff’s Original Petition on file in this office and to which reference is here made; If this citation is not served within 90 days after date of its issuance, it shall be returned unserved. Witness, 0. T. Martin, Jr., Clerk of the District Courts of Travis County, Texas. Issued and given under my hand and the seal of said Court at office in the City of Austin, this the 29th day of October, 1956. 0. T. MARTIN, JR, Clerk of the District Courts, Travis County, Texas. By GEO. W. DICKLER, Deputy. CITATION BY PUBLICATION THE STATE OF TEXAS TO Morris H. Wilkinson, Defendant, in the hereinafter styled and numbered cause: You are hereby commanded to appear before the 126th District Court of Travis County, Texas, to be held at the courthouse of said county in the City of Austin, Travis County, Texas, at or before 10 o’clock A. M. of the first Monday after the expiration of 42 days from the date of issuance hereof ; that is to say, at or before, 10 o’clock A. M. of Monday the 24th day of December, 1956, and answer the petition of plaintiff in Cause Number 104,957, in which Bette Anne Wilkinson is Plaintiff and Morris H. Wilkinson is defendant, filed in said Court on the 10th day of August, 1956, and the nature of which said suit is as follows: Being an action and prayer for decree of divorce dissolving the bonds of matrimony heretofore and now existing between said parties ; Plaintiff alleges cruel treatment on the part of Defendant towards her of such a nature as to render their further living together as Texas. husband and wife altogether insupport Issued and given under my hand and able ; Plaintiff further alleges that no the seal of said Court at office in the children were born of said union and City of Austin, this the 14 day of Nov., no community property accumulated : 1956. Plaintiff further prays for restoration 0. T. MARTIN, JR., of her former name of Bette Anne War Clerk of the District Courts, ren, and for relief, general and special : Travis County, Texas. All of which more fully appears from GEO. W. BICKLER, Deputy Plaintiff’s Original Petition on file in this office and to which reference is NOTICE TO CREDITORS here made ; Creditors of the Estate of Edna and that claims against said estate If this citation is not served within Leake Nan, Deceased, are notified that should be presented to said executor 90 days after date of its issuance, it on August 20, 1956, James H. Hart, within the time prescribed by law. shall be returned unserved. Witness, 0. T. Martin, Jr. Clerk of the District Courts of Travis County, Texas. control ; Plaintiff further alleges that ten answer and contest said account I WITNESS, 0. T. MARTIN, JR., Clerk of the District Courts of Travis no community property is at issue ; and application should they choose to plaintiff further prays for relief, gendo so. eral and special ; The officer executing this writ shall All of which more fully appears from i promptly serve the same according to Plaintiff’s Original Petition on file in I requirements of law, and the mandates this office and to which reference is hereof, and make due return as the here made ; law directs. If this citation is not served within 90 ; Given under my hand and the seal of days after date of its issuance, it shall ‘ ;aid Court at office in Austin, Texas, be returned unserved. this the 21st day of November, A. D. Witness, 0. T. Martin, Jr., Clerk of 1956. the District Courts of Travis County, EMILIE LIMBERG, Clerk of the County Court, Travis County, Texas. By
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