Southwest Chinese Journal (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 3, No. 6, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 1, 1978 Page: 11 of 16
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11 'f IB Southwest Chinese Journal
by J una Dow Leong f
A doctor is a qualified
doctor when he keeps
abreast of the times.
vancement in medical
science is constantly
achieved through dedicated
men and women. Because
the field of medicine be-
comes ever more special-
ized and technical, the
concientious doctor seeks
to learn...continually grow-
ing in knowledge, maturity,
and usefulness through self
improvement. A doctor to
be the best service to his
patients does not use anti-
quated techniques of medi-
cine...for he keeps inform-
ed, aware, progressive...in
the latest developments in medical science.
The June Dove Leong Symposium was born to meet this need...
to make available the best of educated medical minds...to
doctors of Oriental ancestry...who seek to keep themselves
committed to be worthy of the profession.
Throughout the year, the Symposium meets in restaurants of
the Orient as well as an occasional American restaurant.
Guest speakers well qualified in the medical field are in-
vited to take the rostrum. The Symposium offers the oppor-
tunity to the doctor to know varied methods of treatment...
to compare and evaluate in cross-reference...to understand
more thoroughly in an exchange of knowledge the most effec-
tive care for his patient for a speedier recovery.
It is a well known fact that a doctor worthy of the name
studies an entire lifetime to be of most value to his
patients. To be a well informed doctor of value, he keeps
close touch with current events...thus authoritative speak-
Research by Dr. Charles Tatum
Traces Chinese Roots in Texas
At the Southwest So-
cial Science Association's
Annual Meeting recently
held at the Hyatt Regency
Hotel, Dr. Charles E. Tatum,
Professor and Coordinator
of Geography at Texas South-
ern University read a pro-
fessional paper on the "Spa-
tial distribution of Chinese
in Houston, Harris County,
Texas". The paper was a re-
sult of much research and
many interviews with the
Houston Chinese community.
An exerpt from the paper that is of special in-
terest to note states that:
ers of fine caliber will on occasion speak on headlined
news...also Included are musical and dramatic entertainment
Enrollment includes M.D.s, D.D.S.s, Ph.D.s related to the
medical field...doctors of Oriental heritage as well as Amer-
ican doctor friends who are readers of the Southwest
If you as a young doctor would enjoy meeting on a social as
well as educational basis with those doctors with greater
years of medical experience...and if you as an older doctor
would enjoy sharing your maturity with young intelligent
minds...this opportunity avails itself in this Symposium.
Symposiums are offered at greater cost, but for easier acces-
sibility .. .one registration is but $50 for an entire year^
plus dinner. ******
Please find enclosed check for $50 (if spouse is also a
doctor, $65 for two). Mail to June Dove Leong, 5401
Brae Burn Dr., Bellaire, Texas 77401 for enrollment in
Symposium for which kindly send notification of time
and place of Symposium for one year.
Name of Doctor(s)
Kindly include zip codes. Immediate members of your
family are welcomed to be present on your membership,
if so desired. Your check is your receipt for this tax
"Several accounts indicate some evidence
that Chinese may have come to the land
that is now known as Texas more than 2,000
years before Christ. Davis, of the Insti-
tute of Texas Cultures, cites Shan Hai
King, a Chinese history compiled about
2,250 B.C., which tells of overseas explor-
ations from China.
Some scholars, matching landforms, mineral
outcropping and wildlife, place one of the
Chinese routes through the Big Bend Country
of Texas Indian legends and the discovery
of Chinese artifacts in the area lend cred-
ibility to this theory."
The paper's major emphasis, though, is on the
period from 1870 to the present. It is due to be
published in September of this year and will be avail
able thru Dr. Tatum, 748-1965.
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Southwest Chinese Journal (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 3, No. 6, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 1, 1978, newspaper, June 1, 1978; Houston, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth273748/m1/11/: accessed May 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Rice University Woodson Research Center.