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November 07, 1969 - Image 37

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1969-11-07

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Rohan's Mental Disorders Date Rack
to 1965, Australian Psychiatrist Says

The Best of Everything

Friday, November 7, 1969 37

By Danny Raskin

FROM A STAFF OF only eight touch of garlic before doing the


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people a year-and-a-half ago, Inews . . . "It loosens their ton-
Ilugo's now employs 25 happy gue," says Hugo.
folk s w h o
o have helped
e pe d ma k
e it i one
of the finest dining spots in town business prior to entering the
.. Other restaurant owners go to nursing home field, and becoming
Hugo's often so it must be good I vice chairman of the board of
. . . especially since they keep Metro Travel, Michael Aller's
coming back! Celebrities, stars close friend was Sy Coleman,
and "the best of Detroit" as own- manager of a theatrical company
er Aureliano Ugolini calls his cus- . . . Sy told Michael about wiring
tomers, have made Hugo's at the to the proprietor of the theater in
Park Shelton, Woodward and Kir- a small town where his company
by, their favorite spot . . Sonny was due to appear . . . "Would
Eliot and his WWJ friends like a like to hold rehearsal next Monday
afternoon at three. Have your
stage manager, carpenter, prop-
erty man, electrician and all the
stage hands present at that hour
. . . Four hours later he received
* • Complete Lunches 11 a.m. to
the following reply - . . "All
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was recently in store for attendees
at the marriage of Lynda Littman
. 4, (Henny and Blanche's daughter) to
Ronald Schwartz (Max and Marge's
son) at Cong. Adas Shalom . . .
wonderful songstress Sandy Mof-
,. fett, appearing at the Afterglow
on W. McNichols, was
happily received as she sang song
after song in her warm refreshing
style . . . Sandy did the entire
score from "Fiddler On The Roof"
and had to sing five choruses of
Hava Nagila . . . Sandy at the
Afterglow is a spirited song styl-
ist whose happy feelings are re-
flected in her vocalizing and
bounce out into the hearts of those
City in the Seville Hotel on Second
Blvd. isn't restricted solely to the
inside only . . . The outdoors tele-
phone booth has a red pagoda look
and chinese lettering, while a stop
sign near the famous eatery is in
the Oriental language.



slipped into town recently, he re-
called, "A year ago, I had enough
money to choke a horse." ... Ask-
ed what happened, Henry replied,
"I made a slight error. I bet on
him instead of choking him."

about Tigra on W. Eight Mile Rd.
in the shopping center just east of
Lahser . . . only good food - . .
Folks say they haven't gone in be-
cause it looked too small, or no-
body was around . . . We can
understand if they couldn't find
Tigra but the other statement is
ridiculous . . . If its good food
they want, Tigra is the place to go.

TWO YEARS AGO, young school
teacher Alden Schell worked as a
busboy and barboy at LaMediter-
ranee of the Hotel Pontchartrain
. . . Today he is its featured pian-
ist and doing a very fine job .. .
Upstairs in the Cabaret LaBoheme
. . . about Nov. 17, the Billy
Maxted band will come in.


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For Only

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Your Prospectors


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enjoyed a record tourism in 1968.
There were 432,000 visitors, who
spent $96,000,000 as compared
with an expenditure of $59,000,000
in 1966. These dollar earnings re-
flect not only purchases made by
tourists in the country, but also,
their conversion of Israel Bonds
into local currency.

The composition of 1968 tour-
ists is as follows: Americas, 48 per
cent; Europe, 44 per cent; Asia
and Africa, 4 per cent each. Some
6,590 tourists remain in the coun-

JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Aus- told prosecuting state's attorney
tralian psychiatrist testified Tues- heir Shamgar that he considered
day that Denis Michael William Rohan to be out of touch with
Rohan has a record of mental dis- reality,
turbance going back to 1965.
Gibbons said he based his
Dr. Lorraine Livingston, of the diagnosis on the so-called Me-
Bloomfield Mental Hospital in Or- Naughten rules which most En-
ange. New South Wales, read from glish-speaking countries accept as
hospital records that described Ro- a valid test of whether a person
han as "very disturbed" when he was mentally ill when performing
was admitted to the hospital four a criminal act.
years ago. 1 He said the first test determined
Dr. Livingston testified for the that Rohan knew what he was do-
defense, which contends that the ing. but the second test showed
28-year-old Australian sheepherd- that he believed he was acting
er, who confessed to burning the under God's guidance when he
Al Aksa Mosque in East Jerusalem burned the Moslem shrine. There-
last Aug. 21, was mentally ill at fore, according to Prof. Gibbons,
the time and therefore not liable Rohan should be classified as
mentally ill from a legal point of
to punishment under Israeli law.
Dr. Livingston characterized view.
Rohan as "mentally ill" in 1966
Under examination by De-
when he was treated as an out-
fense Attorney Yitzhak Tunik,
patient at Bloomfield. She said he
Rohan told the court of a "vi-
had auditory and 1, isual hallucina-
sion" he had in his cell in Jeru-
tions connected with the church.
salem after Israeli police ar-
She said that in 1966 Rohan de-
rested him on Aug. 22. He
veloped a desire to impose his will
claimed that God appeared to
on others, whereas in the past he
him and promised, "I shall
had been quiet and shy. Dr. Liv-
exult you above the whole
ingston said the defendant's diffi-
earth, and all the might of Is-
culties, as far as they concerned
rael shall be with you and you
religion, were connected with his
shall build My Temple and I
wish to dissolve his marriage. She
shall bring all the maidens of
said Rohan wanted to join the
Israel to you to bear your off-
Catholic Church and once told her ' spring."
that it would have to accept him
Monday, Rohan described an
eventually. Rohan has testified earlier "vision" in which Jesus
that he is a member of the Church Christ visited him. He said last
of God, a small Protestant sect week that God wanted him to re-
which, he said, believes the Mes- build the Temple in Jerusalem,
siah will not return until the on the site of the El Aksa Mosque,
Temple is rebuilt in Jerusalem.
land had told him that he would
A consulting phychiatrist from
be crowned "King of Jerusalem
the Bedlam Royal Mental Hospi-
and Judaea."
tal in England testified Wednes-
Taking the witness stand in his
day that Rohan was a schizo-
own defense as his trial resumed
phrenic with paranoid overtones
after a 21/2-week recess, Rohan
who knew what he was doing
corroborated his earlier confession
when he set fire to the Al Aksa
that he set fire to the Moslem
Mosque but did not know it was
shrine. Rohan is being tried on
two counts of arson and two counts
Prof. Trevor Gibbons, who of violating a Holy Place. He faces
teaches psychiatry at London Uni- a total of 44 years in prison.
versity, appeared as a defense
Rohan, who testified from a bul-
witness in the Rohan trial. He let-proof glass booth, told presid-
ing Judge Henry F. Baker that he
became convinced that he was
'The Cocktail Party' king-designate of Jerusalem and
on the basis of three years
Next; Meadow Brook Judea
of Bible studies and "visions" bas-
Popularizes Programs ed on interpretations of the Scrip-
tures. Rohan refused to take an
Malcolm Morrison will direct the oath on religious grounds but
Meadow Brook Theater's second agreed to make an affirmation tEt
production of the current season, tell the truth. Rohan related to the
T. S. Eliot's "The Cocktail Party," court details of a disturbed child-
which will open a three-week run hood in Australia. He said he was
at Oakland University Thursday. removed from ordinary school,
The comedy will re-open a seven ' sent to a special institution and
performance run at the Detroit later to reform school.
Institute of Arts, 2:30 p.m. and
He said that he considered him-
8:30 p.m., Dec. 3.
I self to be the cause of a series of
Morrison, a faculty member of floods and other natural disasters
the Academy of Dramatic Art at which led to a suicide attempt and
Oakland University, has directed his confinement to a mental insti-
several plays in his native Eng- tution.
Popularizing its programs, Mea-
dow Brook's transfer of "The `Paint Your Wagon'
American Dream," and "Black Rolls Out at Madison
Comedy" for several showings at
The Alan Jay Lerner production
the Art Institute proved successful.
"Paint Your Wagon," which stars
Lee Marvin, Clint Eastwood and
'Hello, Dolly !' to Open
Jean Seberg, opened Wednesday at
the Madison Theater.
in Detroit, Dec. 17
The hit Broadway musical by
The world premiere of Ernest
Lerner and Frederick Loewe, was
Lehman's production of "Hello,
adapted for the screen by Lerner
Dolly!" will take place Dec. 16 in and film writer . Paddy Chayefsky
New York and at the Americana
and includes all of the favorite
Theater here Dec. 17.
Lerner and Loewe tunes from the
Directed by Gene Kelly, "Hello,
original stage production as well
Dolly!" stars Academy Award win-
as five new songs written by
ners Barbra Streisand, who por-
Andre Previn.
trays D o 11 y Levi, the intrepid
The film chronicles the Gold
matchmaker, and Walter Matthau, Rush and was shot almost entire-
the object of her own marital de-
ly on location in Oregon near the
sire. Also co-starred are Michael site of the original pioneer gold
Crawford, young British actor in camps. Marvin, in his first sing-
his American film debut, and Louis
ing role, is cast as a brawling,
Armstrong, whose recorded rendi-
happy-go-lucky gold prospector.
tion of the title song made it known Eastwood plays Rumson's partner,
and Miss Seberg provides the ro-
Reserved seat performances of
mantic interest.
"Hello, Dolly!" will be held at the
Americana each evening at 8, with
matinees on Wednesday, Saturday Actions Committee to Meet
and Sunday at 2.

Old age begins at 46 years, ac-

try either as immigrants or as tem- cording to the common opinion-
porary residents.

onist Actions Committee will meet
in Jerusalem Feb. 22-March 1, ac-
cording to the executive of the
World Zionist Organization.

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