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Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - September 15, 1974, Abilene, Texas Ouachita Baptist 14 jeu McMurry College ?■SM stories in Sports, Section C Ohio State Minnesota 12 ISI) 42 SMU 7 Texas Tech 24 Alabama 21 3 Colorado 14 NTSU 6 Iowa State 3 Maryland 16 34 Houston 21 Arkansas 22 Texas 42 Penn State 24 I* Rice 0 Southern Cal 7 Boston Col. 19 Stanford 20 llUR)t Sbtlene Sporter "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT GOES”—Byron MTH YEAR, NO. AO PHONE 673-4271 ABILENE, TEXAS 79604, SUNDAY MORNING, SEPT. 15, 1974^SEVENTY-SIX PAGES IN FIVE SECTIONS 25c SUNDAY -fie State Sales Tai Associated Press (ZP) Kendrick Announces $5 Million Expansion Plan By KATHARYN DUFF Assistant Editor Hendrick Memorial Hospital officials said Saturday that work will start early in 1975 on a $5-plus million expansion project which will stretch the hospital plant eastward across Cedar Street. The construction plans were announced by Hendrick president Boone Powell Jr. and board chairman Lynn H. Cook as the hospital began its 50th birthday observance. THE EXPANSION will provide a new “corridor-tower” to serve the eastern end of the hospital with additional stairways and elevators, an addi tional entryway and lobby, two wings to house physical therapy and laboratory departments, an apartment complex for geriatrics and an eight-story office building. Powell said he thought the project, considering the units as a whole, will be the largest single construction program in Abilene’s history. It will cost at least a half-million dollars more than Hendrick’s Collier Surgery Building which, at $4.5-plus million, was the costliest in town when completed in 1971, he said. The new construction will be financed in part by borrowed money. The hospital received authority last week from the executive committee of the Baptist General Convention of Texas, under which it operates, to borrow up to $4 million for the work. Powell said trustees will borrow “as little as possible.” Plans for the project are being drafted by Tittle, Luther & Loving, Architects. Powell said construction should begin shortly after the first of the year. The Abilene City Council has granted permission for the closing of that part of Cedar Street involved. THE HOSPITAL, now a $30 million complex with a rated capacity of 500 patient beds, See Hendrick, Pg. 2A, Col. 5 Burleson Got $4,000 From AMA Political Committee By JAMES GERSTKNZANG Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - The .American Medical Association has earmarked at least $23,900 for the re-election campaigns of IO members of the House Ways and Means Committee, which writes health insurance legislation. For several years, the committee has been working on a variety of health bills, many of them opposed by the AMA. It recently put the issue aside to work on other measures, Of the IO members singled out by the nation’s major medical organization, six joined as sponsors of a health insurance plan supported by the AMA. The* measure was one of several offered in addition to the bill proposed by Ways and Means Committee Chairman Wilbur D. Mills, D-Ark. The IO members aided by the AMA are among 21 committee members seeking reelection. At least two, Rep. Richard Fulton, D-Tenn., and Rep.. Omar Burleson, Anson Democrat, are upopposed in the Nov. 5 general election. The contributions were disclosed in records filed with the clerk of the House. They showed that more than half the money has already been distributed to the candidates. Fulton introduced the bill favored by the AMA last Jan. 18. His “Fulton for Congress Committee” received a $2,500 contribution from “Independent Medicine’s Political Action Committee — Tennessee,” the AMA’s state political chapter, on July 22. The contribution was the largest single gift Fulton’s committee has received, according to its most recent campaign funding report, and represented more than IO per U. S. REP. OMAR BURLESON . . . receives $4,199 from AMA cent of his campaign expenses listed as of Sept. IO. The congressman won a landslide victory over a state legislator in the Democratic primary. Burleson, one of the cosponsors of Fulton’s bill, received $4,000 from the Texas branch of the AMA’s Political Action Committee on April 2. His campaign expenses have totaled $6,414.37 so far this year, according to his funding reports. Burleson was unopposed in the Texas Democratic primary election. Rep. Joel T. Broyhiil, R-Va., also a co-sponsor of the bill, received $5,000 from the AM A's committee, $3,000 from the Virginia Medical Political Action Committee and $2,500 from the Oral Surgery Political Action Committee. He listed total campaign contributions of $137,817.09. Rep. Al Ullman, the Oregon The Reporter - News was unsuccesfui Saturday In its attempts to contact Rep. Burleson for comment. Democrat who has often directed the powerful committee in the absense of Mills, received his largest contribution to date from the Oregon Medical Political Action Committee, which relayed $1,000 from the AMA. The congressman’s campaign war chest totals $16,981.38, according to the Sept. IO repjort of the “R-elect Al Ullman Committee ” Rep. Joseph E. Earth, D-Minn., received $2,500 about 25 per cent of his listed expenses so far, from the Minnesota Medical Political Action Committee campaign fund on May 9. Neither Ullman nor Earth were co-sponsors of the AMA-supported bill. Committee member Jerry L. Pettis, R*Calif., co-sponsored the Fulton bill and Rep. James A. Burke, D-Mass., also a member of the committee, co-sponsored a similar measure, but neither apparently received any money See AMA, Pg. 2A, Col. I How Hendrick will grow This sketch bv staff artist Jan W alker on an aerial photo of Hendrick Memorial Hospital indicates the approximate °! eMmo ln„aunew *5*pluf m,lllon expansion. No. I is a “corridor-tower” to provide more stairwells Innr la!rLI' 7 l r * nc*    ?nd    ^>by. N°- 3, a two-level wing. will have hospital labs on the first he firS ffnnr rti J* J I™ ?“ ^ SeC°!^ No' \ a[s0 <"o-level, will house the physical therapy department on hiHMini vn « f.f Cue* *    <    J0**??8    t0 be determined. No. 5 will be a two-story’ geriatrics apartment 1 ooms on Ute top floor^ elg y lce buiIding with a publci eating establishment on the first floor, hotel-type Highway Patrolman Killed TEMPLE. Tex. (AP) -Mounted police, bloodhounds and helicopters Saturday pressed the search for a second suspect in the shooting death of Hollie Tull, the Department of Public Safety reported. A burst of gunfire took the patrolman’s life as he slopped a car while seeking two men who had fled the scene of a bank robbery in which three people were wounded. DPS director, Col. Wilson E. Speir, praised the courage and dedication of the slain patrolman in a statement issued vi as Nixon Fears Death In Hospital—Doctor NEW YORK (AP) - Air Force Maj. Gen. Walter Tkach said Saturday he decided against hospitalizing Richard M. Nixon after the former President told him, “If I go into the hospital, 1'U never cdme out alive.” He did not say why Nixon feared he would die if hospitalized. Tkach, Nixon’s long-time personal physician, was interviewed by NBG News at his home at Andrews Air Force Base near Washington after he returned from a visit to his patient at San Clemente. Calif. “Mr. Nixon’s condition has worsened in the past several weeks despite the pardon,’’ Tkach said, and he “is a ravaged man who has lost the will to fight.” Tkach added, however, that Nixon showed no signs of mental Imbalance and is rational. But, he said in a 30-minute interview with NBC newsman Ford Rowan, phlebitis has caused Nixon’s left leg to swell and he is fatigued and very tense. The doctor said he feared the tension would lead to formation of a blood clot which could lodge in Nixon’s heart. He said the former president is receiving medication for phlebitis, but not anticoagulants whose administration could only be started in a hospital. Anticoagulants are used to help keep blood flowing freely and prevent formation of dots. Before leaving San Clemente, Tkach said Nixon was “mentally alert,” despite “severe strain and physical fatigue” caused by the illness. He said he would visit Nixon again in a week to check on Ins condition. Int** Saturday. Speir called the death of Tull and the wounding of three people iii tin* holdup “outrageous” and cious.” A DPS spokesman said many as 80 or fM) law enforce mein officers were involved in I he hunt for the second man Officers picked up the man near the Temple dump. Officers said the second man sought was armed with _ to! and shotgun and was first city a pishes Inned to have all the bank loot. Tull was trailing a blue 1966 chevrolet believed to be the lobbers getaway tar, officers said. and was inspecting the driver’s license of the men when he was cut down. The men who robbed the Walburg I Tex. i State Bank of $2,090 shortly before the officer was killed were described as black and wearing Army fatigue uniforms. Inside Todoy Writer Wants Cereal Prizes Should the Federal Trade Commission oan cereal box prizes Heavens No' suggest o 1 kid who remembers the tun he had with them. Pg. I 7A. Sunday News Index Abilene Events Calendar 4B Amusements    1-4B Austin Notebook    5A Berry's World    4a B't Country Calendar    4B Books    4B Bridge    J2A Business News    20A Classified    9-1    SC Crossword Fusile    25A Editorials    4A Form News    15,    IGC Headline    21A Horoscope    13A Hospital Patients ...... Jumble Pusiie    ... Markets Obituaries Oil Recordings Setting the Scene Sports Tesos This Week In West Texas To Your Good Health Todov in History TV Tab Women's News . ISA HA 18-20A I 0 a UC 3B IB 2-8C 4B 4B 21A 12A 1-16E 1-140 High Saturday Coolest Ever There's egg in your handI Paul Ivy, 7, left, and John Duncan Teinert. IO, both of Albany, discover that catching eggs can be a pretty sticky business. The youngsters, sons of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Ivy and Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Teinert. were participants in the egg toss at the Shackelford County Centennial Fair Saturday. More photos, Pg. 8A. (Staff Photo bv John Best) Unseasonably (ool weather resulting from a cold air mass in the area since Thursday set a record low maximum temperature of 66 degrees in Abilene Saturday. Before Saturday, the lowest maximum temperature for the date was 68 degrees set in 1949. Abilene's low temperature Saturday, 54 degrees, failed to set a record but was nine degrees cooler than the normal low temperature for Sept. 14 Intermittent rainfall which m began before daylight and continued throughout the day and night Saturday measured .(Hi inch at Abilene Municipal Airport. It brought the total tor the year to 14.5s inches, almost three inches below normal. Dyess AFP on the city’s west side recorded only a trace. In the Big Country, Goldthwaite led in reported rainfall amounts with .50 inch while Coleman and Tuscola reported .lo inch apiece. * ;

  • Al Ullman
  • Boone Powell Jr.
  • Clifford Teinert
  • Ford Rowan
  • Hollie Tull
  • James A. Burke
  • Jerry L. Pettis
  • Joel T. Broyhiil
  • John Duncan Teinert
  • Joseph E. Earth
  • Lynn H. Cook
  • Omar Burleson
  • Paul Ivy
  • Richard Fulton
  • Richard M. Nixon
  • Sbtlene Sporter
  • Walter Tkach
  • Wilbur D. Mills
  • Wilson E. Speir

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Publication: Abilene Reporter News

Location: Abilene, Texas

Issue Date: September 15, 1974

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