UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C.  20549

Schedule 13G
Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Amendment No.:

Name of Issuer:  Halsey Drug Company, Inc.

Title of Class of Securities:  Common Stock

CUSIP Number:  40636910


Check the following line if a fee is being paid with
this statement  X .  (A fee is not required only if the
filing person:  (1) has a previous statement on file
reporting beneficial ownership of more than five
percent of the class of securities described in Item 1;
and (2) has filed no amendment subsequent thereto
reporting beneficial ownership of five percent or less
of such class.)  (See Rule 13d-7.)

*The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out
for a reporting person's initial filing on this form
with respect to the subject class of securities, and
for any subsequent amendment containing information
which would alter the disclosures provided in a prior
cover page.

The information required in the remainder of this cover
page shall not be deemed to be "filed" for the purpose
of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
("Act") or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that
section of the Act but shall be subject to all other
provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes).


CUSIP No.:  40636910

1.   NAME OF REPORTING PERSON
     S.S. OR I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSON
     
     Strong Capital Management, Inc. 
     39-1213042

2.   CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP
     (a)
     (b)  X  Joint filing pursuant to Rule 13d-1(f)(1)

3.   SEC USE ONLY

4.   CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
     Wisconsin

NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING
PERSON WITH:

     5.   SOLE VOTING POWER
               735,475

     6.   SHARED VOTING POWER
                    0

     7.   SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
               1,173,375

     8.   SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
                    0

9.   AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH
REPORTING PERSON
               1,173,375

10.  CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (8)
EXCLUDES  CERTAIN SHARES
               N/A

11.  PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (8)
               13.9%

12.  TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON
               IA

CUSIP No.:  40636910

1.   NAME OF REPORTING PERSON
     S.S. OR I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSON
     
     Richard S. Strong
     486-46-1050

2.   CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP
     (a)
     (b)  X  Joint filing pursuant to Rule 13d-1(f)(1)

3.   SEC USE ONLY

4.   CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
     U.S.A.

NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING
PERSON WITH:

     5.   SOLE VOTING POWER
               735,475

     6.   SHARED VOTING POWER
                    0

     7.   SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
               1,173,375

     8.   SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
                    0

9.   AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH
REPORTING PERSON
               1,173,375

10.  CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (8)
EXCLUDES  CERTAIN SHARES
               N/A

11.  PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (8)
              13.9%

12.  TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*
               IN


Item 1 (a).    Name of Issuer: Halsey Drug Company, Inc.

Item 1 (b).    Address of Issuer's Principal Executive
Offices:

          1827 Pacific Street, Brooklyn, New York  11233-3599

Item 2 (a).    Name of Persons Filing:

          (1)  Strong Capital Management, Inc.
          
          (2)  Richard S. Strong

            X           
          -----   Attached as Exhibit 1 is a copy of an
                  agreement between the persons filing (as
                  specified above) that this Schedule 13G is
                  being filed on behalf of each of them.

Item 2 (b).    Address of Principal Business Office of
          each of the persons specified in 2(a) above:

          100 Heritage Reserve, Menomonee Falls,
          Wisconsin  53051

Item 2 (c).    Citizenship or Place of Organization:

          Strong Capital Management, Inc. 
          -Wisconsin corporation
          
          Richard S. Strong--U.S.A.

Item 2 (d).    Title of Class of Securities:

          Common Stock

Item 2 (e).    CUSIP Number:  40636910


Item 3.   The persons filing this Schedule 13G are:

          Strong Capital Management, Inc. 
          -Investment Advisor registered under Section
          203 of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940.
          
          Richard S. Strong--Chairman of the Board and
          the principal shareholder of Strong Capital.
          (Mr. Strong is joining in this filing on
          Schedule 13G pursuant to positions taken by
          the Staff of the SEC authorizing certain
          individuals in similar situations to join in
          a filing with a controlled entity eligible to
          file on Schedule 13G.)

Item 4.   Ownership:

          Reference is made to Items 5-11 on the cover
          sheets of this Schedule 13G.
          
          Strong Capital Management, Inc.,
          has been granted discretionary dispositive
          power over its clients' securities and in
          some instances has voting power over such
          securities.  Any and all discretionary
          authority which has been delegated to Strong
          Capital may be revoked in whole or in part at
          any time.
          
          Mr. Strong is joining in this Schedule 13G
          and reporting beneficial ownership of the
          same securities beneficially owned by Strong
          Capital Management, Inc., as a result of his
          position with and stock ownership in Strong
          Capital Management, Inc.  See Item 8.

Item 5.   Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class
           
           X    Not Applicable.
          ----

          ----   This statement is being filed to report
                 the fact that, as of the date of this report,
                 the reporting persons have ceased to be the
                 beneficial owners of more than five percent
                 of the class of securities.


Item 6.   Ownership of More than Five Percent On Behalf
of Another Person

          (1)Neither Strong Capital Management, Inc.,
             nor Mr. Strong serves as custodian of the 
             assets of any of Strong Capital Management, Inc.'s
             clients; accordingly, in each instance
             only the client or client's custodian or
             trustee bank has the right to receive
             dividends paid with respect to, and
             proceeds from the sale of, such
             securities.
          
             The ultimate power to direct the receipt
             of dividends paid with respect to, and
             the proceeds from the sale of, such
             securities, is vested in the individual
             and institutional clients for which
             Strong Capital Management, Inc., serves
             as investment advisor.  Any and all
             discretionary authority which has been
             delegated to Strong Capital Management,
             Inc., may be revoked in whole or in part
             at any time.
          
             Not more than 5% of the class of such
             securities is owned by any one of such
             clients subject to the investment advice
             of Strong Capital or its affiliates.
          
          (2)With respect to securities owned by any
             one of the Strong Funds, only Firstar
             Trust Company, as custodian for each of
             such  Funds, has the right to receive
             dividends paid with respect to, and
             proceeds from the sale of, such
             securities.  No other person is known to
             have such right, except that the
             shareholders of each such Fund
             participate proportionately in any
             dividends and distributions so paid.

Item 7.   Identification and Classification of the
          Subsidiary Which Acquired the Security Being
          Reported on by the Parent Holding Company

          Not Applicable.


Item 8.   Identification and Classification of Members
of the Group

          Strong Capital Management, Inc., 
          a Wisconsin corporation, is an investment
          advisor registered under Section 203 of the
          Investment Advisers Act of 1940.  Mr. Strong
          is Chairman of the Board of Strong Capital
          Management, Inc., and beneficially owns
          substantially all of Strong Capital
          Management, Inc.'s outstanding voting
          securities.  Mr. Strong is joining in this
          Schedule 13G because, as a result of his
          position with and ownership of securities of
          Strong Capital Management, Inc., Mr. Strong
          could be deemed to have voting and/or
          investment power with respect to the shares
          beneficially owned by Strong Capital
          Management, Inc. Neither the filing of this
          joint Schedule 13G nor any information
          contained herein shall be construed as an
          admission by Mr. Strong of his control or
          power to influence the control of Strong
          Capital Management, Inc.

Item 9.   Notice of Dissolution of Group

          Not Applicable.

Item 10.  Certification

          By signing below, the undersigned (i) hereby
          certify that, to the best of their knowledge
          and belief, the securities reported herein
          were acquired in the ordinary course of
          business and were not acquired for the
          purpose of and do not have the effect of
          changing or influencing the control of the
          issuer of such securities and were not
          acquired in connection with or as a
          participant in any transaction having such
          purpose or effect and (ii) hereby declare and
          affirm that the filing of this Schedule 13G
          shall not be construed as an admission that
          either of the reporting persons is the
          beneficial owner of the securities reported
          herein, which beneficial ownership is hereby
          expressly denied (except for such shares, if
          any, reported herein as beneficially owned by
          Strong Capital Management, Inc., 
          for its own account or by Mr. Strong for his
          individual account and not as a result of his
          position with and ownership of securities of
          Strong Capital Management, Inc.).



SIGNATURE

     After reasonable inquiry and to the best of our
knowledge and belief, the undersigned certify that the
information set forth in this statement is true,
complete and correct.

     Dated:  April 9, 1996


                              /s/ Thomas P. Lemke
                              ----------------------
                              Thomas P. Lemke
                              Senior Vice President,
                              Secretary and General
                              Counsel
                              STRONG CAPITAL
                              MANAGEMENT, INC.
                              
                              
                              
                              /s/ Richard S. Strong
                              ----------------------
                              Richard S. Strong
                              Chairman of the Board
                              STRONG CAPITAL
                              MANAGEMENT, INC.




EXHIBIT INDEX


   Exhibit

1. Joint Filing Agreement





JOINT FILING AGREEMENT

     In accordance with Rule 13d-1(f) under the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, each of
the undersigned hereby agrees to the joint filing with
the other reporting person of a statement on Schedule
13G (including amendments thereto) with respect to the
Common Stock of Halsey Drug Company, Inc. and that this
Agreement be included as an Exhibit to such joint
filing.

     This Agreement may be executed in any number of
counterparts all of which taken together shall
constitute one and the same instrument.

     IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned hereby
executes this Agreement this 9th day of April,
1996.


                             /s/ Thomas P. Lemke
                             ----------------------
                             Thomas P. Lemke
                              Senior Vice President,
                              Secretary and General
                              Counsel
                              STRONG CAPITAL
                              MANAGEMENT, INC.
                              
                              
                              /s/ Richard S. Strong
                              --------------------------
                              Richard S. Strong
                              Chairman of the Board
                              STRONG CAPITAL
                              MANAGEMENT, INC.