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November 13, 1921 - Image 17

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'ooks and Authors The Psychopathic Hospital
(Continued from page 6)
great while agO that Wood himself There is hardly anything worse that to despondency over the hard times nature of the case the hospital will
nunered among the socialists, a sure- can happen to a human being than to and partly to disarrangement of their either take them in and try to cure
fire emetic for any man of intellect. suffer derangement of the mind. Of former life. Rarely are the cases du them or else send them to some other
to shell shock or any effects received
One cannot bespeak a very wide ad- all the harms that can befall an in- in battle. institution better equipped for their
ience for "Democracy and the Will to dividual there is scarcely anything "The Psychopathic hospital is a diag- needs."
Power." It is not for the brainless that compares with being insane. Loss nostic clinic for people throughout the The Psychopathic hospital was
nor spineless, nor pollyannas, but for of arm or leg does not necessiate isola- state having mental disorders," said founded in 1906 and was the first hos-
the thoughtful. It is Ifor the "ja- tion from family and the rest of the Dr. Barrett. "We make a specialty of pital of its kind in the United States.
mental disorders which are in an early At the present time there are only
sager." It is against the decadence world nor cause one to perceive things stage of development and most of the two other hospitals in the country
and stupidity which is insidously en- unlike what they are in reality, as does cases taken in are of this nature. SUN. MAG.-GAL 7 ...... ....Wilson
gulfing civilization. mental disorders. "At the end of the war the hospital similar to it, one located at Boston and
"Democracy and the Will of Power" In United States hospitals there are was requested by the war risk bureau the other at Baltimore. Most of the
would make a good prelude, or post- now 8,040 ex-service men suffering to take care of ex-service men so that hospitals for the treatment of mental
lode for that matter, to such hooks as from mental and nervous disorders many of the veterans in the state disorders are similar to the ones at
who are beneficiaries of the war risk troubled in this manner have been sent Pontiac, Kalamazoo, and Traverse
Madison Grant's "the Passing of the insurance bureau. here, usually by the Red Cross boards City, which are larger institutions and
Great Race," Stoddard's "The Rising Of these the Psychopathic hospital, in the various vicinities. are chiefly custodial.
Tide of Color," or Martin's "Psycho- in connection with the University hos- "All patients are first given a com- The Psychopathic hospital is partic-
logy of the Crowd. pital is taking care of more than its plete physical examination," declared ularly adapted to its work because it
full share and has treated an average Dr. Barrett, "which may take one day is connected with the University hos-
of 26 ex-service men each month since or several days or, even several pital and is able to utilize the facilities
Howe Dennis Klan Membership the close of the war, or approximately months, depending on the nature of of the University hospital in the treat-
It occured recently to E. W. Howe, 900 patients. In addition to this the the case. And also depending on the ment of its patients.
author of "Ventures in Common Sense" hospital supervises a veterans' bureau
and "The Anthology of Another Town" connected with the juvenile court iz
(Knopf) and editor of Howe's Monthly, Detroit which has treated 300 cases.
published at Atchison, Kansas, to in- "More veterans are now becoming
vent a'Ku Klux Klan society which. mentally deranged than there were im-
under his direction as leader, would mediately following the war," said Dr. For0 Your R 00.
engineer some needed local reforms. Albert M. Barrett, superintendent of
Ie did not know at the time that the hospital. "Upon first thought this
there was a legally organized society statement may appear to be just the
by the name in the Southern states, opposite from what it should be, but Quite attractive is a bud
but supposed the title to be a general after consideration one can see that
free-for-all synonym for viligance this would be the natural course of vase with fresh flowers.
committees. Certain people who do events. I attribute the increase partly
not know a joke when they see it, in-
cluding officers of the Southern Ku tioned as a member of the Klan that he
Kluxers, took the announcement seri- is not and never was and never will
ously, the latter warning him that he be and withdraws his imaginary Klan evident in ouV flowers.
was trespassing on pre-empted terri- from further activity. All of which
tory and to get off the reservation, demonstrates anew the fact that for
Naturally Mr. Howe is more than will- a singular number of readers, a dia- !t
ing to get off and wishes it distinctly gram is a necessary accompaniment of
understood by all who see him men- a joke.
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