Abilene Reporter News, September 15, 1974

Abilene Reporter News

September 15, 1974

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - September 15, 1974, Abilene, Texas Ouachita Baptist 14 Tcu 42 SMU ,14 NTSU 7 Texas Tech 24 Alabama 21 Oklahoma 28 6 Iowa State 3 Maryland 16 Baylor 11 stories in Sppits, Section c Minnesota Rice 21 Arkansas 22 Texas 42 Penh State 24 Texas 24 0 Southern Cal 7 Boston Col, 19 Stanford 20 Clemson 0 "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR'FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS 25c SUNDAY -He Slate gales TM Press KATHARYN DUFF Aslant Editor Hendrick Memorial Hospital officials sdid Saturday that work early in 1975 on a million expansion- project which will'stretch the. hospital plant eastward across': Cedar Street Tlie construction plans-were announced by Hendrick presi- dent B o o n e Powell Jr. and board chairman Lyrin H. Cook as the hospilal began its birthday observance. i THE EXPANSION will pro- vide a new "corridor-tower" to serve the eastern end of the hospital with additional stair- ways and elevators, an addi- tional entrjway and lobby, two wings lo house phjsical therapy and laboratory de- partments, an apartment com- plex forrgeiialncs and an eight-story office building Powell said" he thoaght the project, considering the units as a whole, will be the largest single construction program in AbiJene's history it vull cost at least a half-million dollars more than Hendnck's Collier Building which, at million, was (lie cost- liest in town when completed in J971, he said The new construction will be financed in pail by borrowed money. The hospital received authority last week from tlie committee of (he Baptist General Convention of Texas, undei which it opei- ates, to bonow up (o mil- lion for the woik Powell said trustees will borrow "as little as possible Plans for the project jre being drafted by Tittle, Lulhei Loving, Architects Pouell 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 million complex with a rated capacity of 500 patient beds, Jee HeBdrick, Pg 2A, Col 5 Million Expansion Plan Burleson Got From Political Committee By JAMES GERSTENZANG Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) The American Medical Association has earmarked at least i for the re-election campaigns of-10 members of the-'House: Ways and Means Committee, which writes health insurance legislation For yeais, the com itlittec 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 10 members singled out by the; nation's' major J7) e d i c a i six joined as sponsors of a health insurance plan supported by the AJIA. The measure was one of several offered in addi- tion to the bill by Ways and Chairman Wilbur B. Mills, U- Ark. The IB members aided by llm AMA are among 21 com- mittee members seeking re- election. At least two, Hep. Jiichard Fullbit, D-Tcnn., and Rep.-Omar Rurlcson, Anson Democrat, are upopposed in Die iS'ov. 5 genera] election. The contributions were dis- closed 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 fa- vored by the All A last Jan. 18. His "Fulton for Congress Committee" received a contribution from "Indepen- dent: Medicine's Political Ac- tion -Committee Tennes- the AMA's stale political chapter, on July 22, The contribution was the largest' single gift Fulton's committee has received, ac- cording to its most recent campaign funding report, and represented more Ihan 10 per U. S. REP. OMAR BURLESOJV receives from AJIA cent of his campaign expenses listed as of Sept 10 The congressman won a landslide victory over a state legislator in (he Democraiic primary. Burleson; one of the co-spon- sors of Fullon's bill, received HOOO from th'e Texas of the AMA's Political Action Cominillee On April'2. His campaign expenses have to- so far this year, according to his funding re- ports. Burleson was unopposed in the Texas Democratic prima- ry election. Rep. Joel T. BroyhUl, H-Va., also a co-sponsor of the bill, received from the :AMA's committee, from the Virginia Medical Political Action Committee and from 'the'. Oral Surgery Politi- cal Action Committee. llo listed total campaign contributions of Hep. AI litlman, the Oregon The Reporter'- .News was unsuccesful Satur- day in its attempts to con- tact Rep. Burleson for comment. Demonat Mho has often di lected the powerful committee m the abseilse of Sails re- toned his largest cwilnbulion to date from the Oregon Medi- cal Political Action Commit- tee, which relayed from the U1A The congressman's campaign war chest totals according to the Sept 10 repjoit of the "R- elect Al Ullman Committee." Rep Joseph E Karth, D Minn receded about 25 per cent of his listed ses so fai, from the Minnesota Medical Political Action Com nnltee campaign fund on May Neiihet Ullman nor Karth were co-sponsors of the AMV supported bill. Committee'.'member Jerry L. Pettis, co-sppn- i sored the Fulton'bill ahd-Rep James ,A. .Burke, D-Jfass., also a member of the tee, co-sponsored a similar but neither appar- ently received any money, See AMA, Pg. 2A, Col. 6 How Hendrick will grow and elevatois No 2 will be a new entivwav ami in Vn i tmvel fo Piovicle moie stairwells Highway Patrolman Killed -TEMPLE; Tex.