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Andrews County News (Newspaper) - May 12, 1974, Andrews, Texas Drifting Sands by James Roberts Fortieth year number 68 12 pages Andrews texas__15 cents ___sundayy_may_12 1974 Many people do not know what they want but it s something different from what they have. They installed another one of those smart Aleck machines Here at the news office this week and we viewed tile installation with mixed emotions. The new machine joins another computerized typesetting unit and Between the two they can just about spew out everything needed for the production of a newspaper. The new machine is a keyboard operated photo typesetter for setting headlines and ads in a wide variety of Type ranging from l f Point up to 72 Point All with a twist of tile wrist of the operator. Its As far removed from the Days of hand spiking Type in a stick from wooden easel As space age travel is to the Model t. And we cannot help but View with sadness the passing of foundry Type Type cases Metal casting Ludlow machines and brass matrices All associated with hot Metal and letter presses. They it fast becoming a tiling of the past. The machine delivered Here this week is about the i it the generation Model since newspapers started converting to offset methods of printing. The earlier models were strike on in Achi aes literally nothing More than souped up typewriters that ate tape and spewed out printed copy. And the hot Metal Ludlow machines were replaced by hand operated spinning discs of a pc Anc a picture taking process. And every new Model that came on the Market moved production of newspapers further and further away from a Printer standing in front of a Type Cabinet spiking big Metal letters in a stick. Here at the news in 1951, we installed a Ludlow to tree us from hand setting All headlines and big Type in All ads. You still spiked brass matrices in a stick screwed it Down tight and slapped in a Metal casting machine that gave you Back a Type imprinted slug that permitted you to immediately redistribute the brass Mats Back into their proper Case. In the mid sixties the Ludlow went the Way of the tape operated Linotype and the Back shop no longer had any machines that operated on 550-degree hot Metal and the Back shop cooled off for the tint time in history. Now instead of rows and rows of Type cabinets they went to Texas tech museum we have two purring machines that neither heat nor Clunk see Sands Page 12 groundbreaking set monday Board approves Hospital construction to Crank up formal groundbreaking ceremonies on the South Side of the county Hospital monday at 9 a m. Are slated to officially signal the Start of construction on the $2.75 million expansion program at permian general Hospital. Area builders contractor for the project will move on the site starting monday. Prior to the regular meeting of the ugh Board a pre construction meeting was held Between the Board county commissioners contractors and the architect. The group led by Tommie Huckabee discussed the general outline of the building program along with the schedule of operation site work and starting dates. Ugh administrator Everett Solomon stressed the a urgency of the clinic completion along with site work and parking. Solomon also stated that he hoped that the third floor could be ready for moving surgery there prior to the remodelling of the lab. Regular monthly meeting Between the builders and the construction com i it a c set up in 4 ii of better coordination Between the Hospital and building operations. One of the first problems foreseen revolves around providing adequate parking for clinic patients while the clinic is being added on to. Re routing of certain parking spaces and drives is also considered to be a very crucial matter. According to the builders structural steel for the clinic and therapy portions of the project should arrive around june 24th. Tentative plans Call Tor construction to Start on the North clinic expansion and therapy expansion parts first. Tuff Sun Reed booked for pc dance saturday a youth Center dance had been scheduled saturday night at the Andrews youth Center featuring Tuff Sun Reed formally called Sweet smoke. The dance will Start at 9 . And run through Midnight. Admission has been set at $2 per person. Wage increases county Hospital employees will see increases on their checks As the permian general Hospital Board took action thursday night to Nice new Board was told that three registered nurses have been recruited through the current nurse seeking work of the Hospital. Three foreign nurses Are scheduled to arrive Here june 1st to Start work in the county Hospital toot the nurses Are coming from Ireland and tin4 third is coming from London. Margaret a Margo Hollis .1974 Mother of the year. Mother of the year. Margo is special by Grant Mabry a distinguishing characteristic of mothers is the a special care Quot which they offer to certain persons and things. This years Mother of the year to those who know her. Is one walking Bank of a special care showered on any and All she comes in Contact with. Although her life has not been padded with the Rose petals we would All wish for. She has taken the time to Bandage the physical hurts and to Cradle the mental anguish of Many who would have done without the a special care they needed. A smile of warmth during the coldest moments of ones life and a warm hand to hold during the times of fear and sorrow Are but two of her most outstanding traits. Stacking up her personal family responsibilities. One would assume that she has had enough of her own to Mother and care for yet Margaret a a Margo Hollis has taken the time to touch the lives of numerous other friends and persons in need. Most people in Andrews know Margo As a that Sweet lady who works at Jones Mccall a but boiled Down Margo is All heart combined with the better qualities of Florence Nightingale and Henry Ford. She has proven her ability As both a nurse and As a a Good business Many would feel As though they were being tested like Job had they gone through some of the problems faced by Margo. Margo was w widowed in 1951, when her husband drowned in a fishing Accident. At that time she was left with two children at Home and one daughter in College. Her oldest son came Home to help run the family grocery store in Hollis okla. And the two youngest boys made Good hands As Stock and sack boys. In 1957 move to with her increased she decided to Andrews and move she has the population of Andrews by at least to see Margo Page 12 minimum wage requirements to the tune of $30,000 per year in raises the minimum wage raise will involve 56 Hospital workers. Ugh administrator Everett Solomon slated that Iii addition to tin hikes from $1.60 per hour to $1.90 per hour adjustments would also by made for those workers making Over t lit1 minimum with seniority raises. Solomon added that the $30,000 increase in pay per year includes the january Blanket 5.5 percent raise which was granted. In other business the include 13 nominees a total of 13 Mother of the year nominations were received by the Andrews county news during the past few weeks. Although Only one was chosen the nominations received made the decision hard for the panel which judged the entries. Honorable mention nominees included mrs. Lavoyce Gatlin nominated by mrs. De Carver mrs. Ruth Deshong nominated by mrs. Maxwell Porter mrs. Charlotte Jackson nominated by Kevin Jackson mrs. Mattie Oliver nominated by her k year old daughter Ruby mrs. Ann Ward nominated by Danita Ward mrs. Eave Savage nominated by Linda Crawford and Vickie Timmons mrs. Vera ulan nominated by Mike flan mrs. Debbie Martin and mrs. Karen Thomas mrs. Reba Dene Tochterman nominated by Lucy Tochterman mrs. Dean Hawthorne nominated by Laura Turner mrs. Faith Hotchkin nominated by Pat Hotchkin mrs. L. In Lybrand nominated by or. And mrs j. In Norwell and mrs. James m Mccullough nominated by Vickie and Barbara Mccullough. By Vickie and Barbara Mccullough. Med school offers plan Texas tech medical school officials were shit cd to meet with county Hospital Heads Friday to discuss the possibility of a new program to be added to permian lenoral 11 Ospital through the medical school the new program is called a outreach and is designed to pro Ide Modi Cal help for isolated areas Iii West Texas Andrews has been Tenta Lively chosen As one of four base operations i rom which tech family practice faculty residents and senior students will work. Along with the doctors in tit program registered nurses will be used in offering better outreach medical care the idea of the program is for the doctors and medical students to work out of the hospitals in the mornings serving Small communities and isolated residents. At Ternoois and evenings tin4 out reach workers will be Iii tin4 Hospital the new program is seen As a Blessing in several ways As it will help Aloid better medical care for area communities with no doctors there Cut gently and it w ill also help take some of the Case Load Oft of the local regularly practising doctors the county Hospital has worked in conjunction with tech Tor Over a year now and the significance of the new outreach pro Gram is the fact that it w ill im4 a full time operation which will afford residents and senior students Here 12 months out of the veal guidelines drawn. Screening opens for chamber exec the search for a new chamber of Commerce manager officially got underway tuesday night As the Boa re of directors appointed a screening committee and set up guidelines for selection Gerald Mccaskill xxx i 11 head up the seven Man committee which will include or. Norman Hall Maurice Simmons James Roberts by Ford Sealy Jess Hyatt and Lloyd Stoebner Lloyd l. Longley the present chamber manager has tendered his resignation to accept a position As chamber executive at Jacksonville. During the same meeting. A scheduled meeting for working up this years fourth of july was set for May 16. Pete Peterson was appointed to till the Board vacancy established by the resignation of Harold Roberts. It was pointed out that see exec Page 12 baseball Queen to be crowned the crowning of tilt4 1974 baseball Queen will highlight the final baseball game of the season Here tuesday at 7 30 prior to the Start of Andrew Monahans game. Queen candidates include Shyla Lea. Pat Hay nu4 and Debbie of Dell. Chamber of Commerce cleanup Effort Banks on Pride As drive Force a a a lean i p the world Start at this is the theme of the 1974 Andrews county chamber of Commerce s annual cleanup Campaign and depicts the main problem lacing modern Day ecologists. A it is often times easier to see tin4 problems outside our own locale a george4 Harr ill drive chairman said Quot but if everyone would take an objective look at his own property and Start with that we could make Progress that could bt4 seen readily the next step of the cleanup Campaign w Inch will run through this month is cleanup fix up and paint up week. The main emphasis w ill be on Homes and businesses. A a it a amazing what a Little paint and some Gen eral cleaning up w ill do for die appearance of a House or store a Harrill said. One of the major concerns of the chamber cleanup committee is the appearance of the four major entry Points to Andrews. Along with several abandoned buildings on the major streets and in the downtown area. A cooperation is the key to some of our major eyesores. Harrill explained. A your major problems Are to be found where property owners Are either unable to be contacted or not willing to cooperate in a Community Effort to improve the Overall looks. A a lot of the time the impression which a person gets of a City is just from his exposure on his Way through so it he sees a Junky Entrance and several run Down and ass clean up the world Start at Home abandoned buildings on the main drive then that is his Overall impression of the City As a Harrill and his task Force agreed that it is almost impossible to Force anyone to cleanup or fix up their property. A but what we Hope for is that the owners of such property might be influenced to have some Pride in both their property and the Community As a the approach of the chamber beautification Campaign is not one which uses tactics to Embarrass a person but the goal see cleanup Page 12

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