The Cincinnati Enquirer from Cincinnati, Ohio on November 23, 1978 · Page 11
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The Cincinnati Enquirer from Cincinnati, Ohio · Page 11

Cincinnati, Ohio
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Thursday, November 23, 1978
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7 Drugs May Have Cut Pain R. LYNN CROOK SAN FRANCISCO (AP)-The followers of the Rev. Jim Jones who committed mass suicide In Guyana may have been under the Influence of narcotics when they lined up for cups of cyanide-laced Kool-Aid, the San Francisco Examiner said Wednesday In a copyright story. In a story filed by City Editor Jim Willse from Jonestown, Guyana, thej paper said empty bottles which had contained "massive amounts" of narcotics and hallucinogenic drugs were found where Jones led his faithful to death last Saturday after Rep. Leo Ryan, three newsman and a temple defector were slain at a landing strip near the Jungle commune. Dr. Lynn Crook, a pathologist from South Carolina aiding the Guyanese in the grisly task of caring for the dead, is quoted as saying, "They had stores of narcotics and hallucinogenic drugs. It was a total and complete pharmacy-much more than was needed to supply a community that size, or even the City of Georgetown (population 66,000)." Crates of empty drug bottles and used syringes were found near the bodies, the newspaper said. Labels on the bottles Indicated the drugs Included Thorazine, Sodium Pentothol, Vallum and Halothane. 1 Thorazine is commonly used as a tranquilizer or sedative. Valium is a tranquilizer. Sodium Pentothal is a barbiturate which can render a person unconscious. Halothane is an anesthetic gas often used in surgery. Jones Called 'Dennis Menace' Of Town ; EDITORS' NOTE: George South-'wonth, a journalism professor at the University ot Miami and former Miami herald reporter, grew up with Jim Jones. This story, written tor the Herald, was made available to the Associated Press. BY GEORGE SOUTH WORTH MIAMI (AP)-I knew Jim Jones when he was Just a mean little six-year-old kid-the Dennis the Menace of Lynn, Ind. He grew up to become a civil rights .leader, to adopt a black son and, finally, to lead his followers in a mass ritual of 'suicide in the Jungle of Guyana, f But when I knew him, he was learning about race relations from his father, who belonged to the Ku Klux Klan, and 'from his neighbors, who decreed that no Negro (the word used by the more en-'.llghtened whites in those days) could be In tdwn after sundown. , (Jones, who has called himself "half Cherokee," apparently was the son of a white woman and a man of American .Indian ancestry. Earlier reports that his mother was black were incorrect.) . THE EAST Central Indiana town had a population of 900 In the early 1930s. Little Jimmy Jones lived a stone's throw from the house where I spent the first 20 years of my life. ' We came to know Jimmy well from the time he was about six, because he would walk by our house and shout obscenities. Teenagers thought It was very amusing that a youngster, a dozen years my Junior, should have such a foul , vocabulary. My mother was always shocked by his language and used to chase him toward his home about a half -block away when she heard his foul talk. Jim Jones, little Jimmy's father, was a quiet, stern man who worked on the railroad as a section hand. The railroad was the only industry in the little town, which was cut in two by the Big Four and Pennsylvania railroad lines. You worked for the railroad or you didn't work in Lynn. THE KLAN had a large following In town. His father and the fathers of many of my young friends would meet in an open field east of town about once a week. They wore white sheets and white hoods and preached a gospel of hatred against blacks. , , ., When I played hide-and-seek in the homes of my young friends, I would sometimes enter a closet and see this clothing that represented the feelings of the majority of the town's residents. There were two black families living on farms near the town. One of these families got up nerve enough to send their son to Lynn High School. It was a breakthrough, because he played on the basketball team. When the game was over, he was gone. This was the atmosphere In which Jimmy Jones, the leader of the Peoples Temple, learned about blacks and race relations. What he learned in Lynn may have ; caused the ultimate direction that his life and death were to take. It may have caused him to embrace blacks and, in the end, to advise his followers that there was no hope: They should die. Fire Kills Three HASTINGS, Neb. I AP) Three children aged one to six were killed early Wednesday in a fire that authorities say may have Started from an electrical malfunction. On. loH C. GhMck, Lowriic r tftnounc tfwr chonq. ot oddr of ttw procfcc of GtMrM DfntHtry to ITU trie An.. SaUt 10. C. ti OH UM, .Ihtu Not. 17, im. 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