The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas on April 16, 1959 · Page 5
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The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas · Page 5

Ottawa, Kansas
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Thursday, April 16, 1959
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Osawatomie State Hospital To Open Its Doors To Public By LOIS SMITH "If you have ever been lonely, you can understand the plight of • mental hospital patient who, for months or years, never has a visitor," says Hj u p e r i n- tendent George Zubowicz of Osawatomie Stale Hospital. You will have Ihe opportunity to befriend Ihe mentally ill during the hospital's "Operation Friend»hip" planned for National Mental Heallh Week, April 26 to May 2. You can also see first hand what a mental hospital is like. Three thousand visitors are expected according to Chaplain Donald Hood, chairman for the week's activities. Largest atlend- ance is expected on Open House Sunday, April 26. Planned for that day are guided walking lours of palienl areas and a bus tour of hospital grounds There will be exhibits of t h work of hospital departments, dis plays of handcraft of patients, ancli continuous showing of . mental ! health films. Picnic facilities will be available and canteens will be set up. The Osawatomie High School! band will give an afternoon concert. Other activities during the week include Student Nurses' Day, April 28; Service Club Day, April 29; High School Day and Employees- Volunteers Service Recognition Night, April 30. Representatives from Ottawa Kiwanis Club as hosts on Service will assist Club Day. Such wide scale visitation has not always been possible in the hospital. It has followed changes in the treatment program and increase in number of open wards. The superintendent points out PATIENT WORK — Superintendent George Zubowicz and an aide, Mrs. Landcss, inspect a mosiac, one type of occupational therapy work of patients at Osawatomie State Hos- pital. A handcrnft display at Open House, April 20, will Include mosaics, rups, baskets, jewelry, work from tho woodworking shop, and other articles. (Photo by Lois Smith) that with the opening of these wards another approach to the treatment of mental illness was instituted — patient government. "Perhaps the most important single recent change at the hospl tal," says Dr. Zubowicz, "w a s the progress made in putting the treatment units on a sectional basis." "We now have four such units, each staffed with a psychiatric team consisting of psychiatrists, psychologists, medical doctors, therapists, social workers and registered nurses. Each «ec- SEE IT FROM THE BEGINNING A SHOCKER IN FRANKNESS by the author of "From Here To Eternity" tion admits, treats and discharges its own patients." The new outpatient clinic treats many patients who would otherwise have entered the hospital. Extensive in-service training for all hospital aides is another of several improvements. The hospital, first called an Insane Asylum, was established in 1863, which makes it the oldest institution, in Kansas, and the second oldest west of the Mississippi. The first building was frame structure housing 12 patients. All of the buildings except three are from 70 to 90 years old and will be replaced within the nex 10 years according to a master plan of construction approved for the institution. SHIRLEY MacLAINE NOMINATED f BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS! MGM A SOL C S1EGEL PRODUCTION starring WHY NOT FLY THERE CHARTERED FLIGHTS Anywhere — Anytime 1959 Mooney Mark 20A Contact CHUCK LeMASTKK CH 2-2846 or CH 2-1610 Family Living Winners Named MANHATTAN (AP)—Names o five Kansas couples' to be given slate rccognilion in balanced arming and family living have been announced by Harold E. Jones, director of the Kansas State University extension service. They are Mr. and Mrs. Rex Cudney, Trousdale; Mr. and Mrs. Keith Loyd, St. Francis; Mr. and Mrs. Ed McCosh. Abilene; Mr. and Mrs. Chester 0. Unruh, Hillsboro; and Mr. and Mrs. Burton Zech, Wellington. Arthritis May Be Factor In Naming Herter WASHINGTON < (AP)-Chrisllan A. Hcftcr's arthritis mny be n fac or in whether he succeeds John Foster Dulles ns secretary of slate. President Eisenhower, It Is be- leved, would consider whether tho affliction would interfere with Heror's being nn active foreign policy chief. Herlor is now acting secrc lary of stale. Herter's personal physician Dr. Theodore B. Baylcs provided his own answer to this question Wednesday night. Tho 64-year-olicl New Englandcr, he said, is "perfectly capable" of carrying the full burden of secretary of state. Hcrlcr suffers from arthritis of tho hips. It causes him to bend his C-foot-5 frame forward when he walks. It's a disease he has put up wilh for the past. 10 to 15 years. Dr. Bayles said tho condition was "progressed very lillic" in the last eighl years. "He doesn't have a crippling duel of arthritis," the doctor reported in an interview. "Mr. Her er suffers some discomfort whc|i he walks or stands for any length of (line. "But. he has absolutely no discomfort when silling at a conference table, for example, or resting in bed at night." Ever since he became undersecretary of stale two years ago, Her- Icr has relied on light-weight met Voodoo Jet Sets Fifth Speed Record LAS VEGAS, Nov. (AP)-A Me Donncll RF101 Voodoo, the world's fastest photo roconnais sance aircraft, streaked to its fifth speed record Wednesday. Piloted by Air Force Capt. George A. Edwards Jr., the plane roared over a triangular 800-kilometer course at. 810.279 m.p.h Tho world record was announced by the Tactical Air Command a the World Congress of Flight. al arm crutches They relieve Ihe hip joints. to move about. pressure on his Alford Election Inquiry Ordered WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Administration Committee today ordered an investigation of the election of Rep. Dale Alford of Arkansas, a Democrat. The investigation, ordered by a 12-11 vote, will be conducted by n subcommittee headed by Ucp. Robert T. Ashmore (D-SC). It was ordered on motion of Rep. Frank Thompson (D-NJ). Alford defeated Brooks Hays, Democrat, for the House sent from the 5th Arkansas District last November. He was elected in a write-in campaign. Alford has been n leading op poncnt of integration. Hays was a moderate on integration. Rep. Omar Burleson (D-Tcx) chairman of the full committee said the committee will request federal authorities who also luwt investigated the Alford-Mays eloc lion to provide the committee will any documents available, Ballots and other election rec ords have been impounded by a federal grand jury. Tho __„ board in giving flffli us to tho tors: Maurcc Fager, barn Aldrich, Atchfu Hoomer, Kansas City; Sle. Kansas City; Jack Hatfil/ rcnce; Fred W. Bringerhoff, _. r Lawrence S mi t h, Coffeyyflj George W. Stanley, Aransas H. A. Clvmer/FI Dorado; \& Mrs. Frank llaucke, Council Grove; John Montgomery, June- tion City; Arthur Ncvins Jr., Dodge City; Mrs Fern Tucker, .Iberal: Don Phillips, Colby; and trs, Max Jones, GoodJand . STARTS SUNDAY Winner of 2 Academy Awards An Unusually Good Crop Season Seen TOPEKA (AP) — Prospects for an unusually good crop season got another boost with addilional moisture last week. Rain and snow benefited the 1059 wheat crop, described as being in excellent condition over most of the state. Today-Fri.-Sat. "Don't ever touch me ' again—I'm not one of your barroom girls..." • SINATRA ibJpliiJr%I^i MARTIN SHIRLEY MacLAINE ."SOME CAME RUNNING with "I got nothin' against Ginny but even she knows she's a pig!" MARTHA HYER ARTHUR KENNEDY NANCY LEORADANA Scr«n Play by JOHN PATRICK am) ARTHUR SHEEKMAN ;;; r ' , JAMB JONES ' "I ain't rich or smart like you—I haven't got anything —not even a reputation." Shown Once ONLY Each Eve. Feature Starts 7:40 Continuous Sat. and Sun. Feat. Sat. and Sun. 1:40-4:10-6:35-9:05 o, r .c,,db x VINCENTEMINNELU Photographic leniti by Ponavttton *i^"—— Exclusive engagement TAUY for F " "'" a Wed. •• Sot. Jumping rUUMOUHI fttTUH - PLUS C AttlE EMPRE — Shows Today 7-8:25 Cont. Sat. 1:30 BLUE MOON DANCE April 18 — Music by Billy Cox and The Covered Wagon Boys For Reservations Call CH 2-2040 or CH 2-9824 (Open for Parlies Any Nlghl During tho Week) THE RAGING INFERNO OF WAR' WHERE KIDS IEARN 10 KILL OR BE KILLED! Th« guts and gor* of desert wart WRllU IMyWAR ' TINDER IN LOVE! HELL SQUAD: STARRING WALLY CAMPO TANK BATTALION: STARRING DON KELLY BRANDON CARROLL & FREDERIC GAVLIN MARJORIEHELLEN- EDWARD G.ROBINSON Jr. AN AMERICAN-INTERNATIONAL PICTURE AN AMERICAN-INTERNATIONAL PICTURE Irene Warner, teller at the First National Bank, portrays the roll of Mama Bonnardi, whose staunch Scotch ancestry provokes contradictions against her French Canadian family. "THE HAPPY TIME" The first production of the Ottawa "Community Theater Players, Inc." Fri., April 24 -- Sat., April 25 Memorial Auditorium Curtain Time 8:15 Tickets, Reserved Seats Available at Sounders Music Co. or Phone CH 2-2721 • estinhouse Conditioner PRE-SEASON SALE 2 Ton ITon l'/a Ton • Mommm d '£ (. t Reg. Value 249.95 Now $158.88 $5.00 DOWN | Phone CH 2-1628 Reg. Value 349.95 Now $238.88 Reg. Value 399.95 Now $278.88 NO PAYMENTS UNTIL JUNE SERVICE STORE 215 S. Main

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