The Ogden Standard-Examiner from Ogden, Utah on October 4, 1971 · Page 3
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Ogden, Utah
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Monday, October 4, 1971
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SICK AND DISABLED At Veteran Hos WASHINGTON (AP) — Thelterview. He cited the record number of sick and disabled 1818,000 veterans -treateoV in th| veterans, awaiting admission .to-ihospitals, last year, and tne 8 tr~4. n .. n .«<~* A/}Wiir*ic-fi~i-fir.n T-incnil millinrt OTltDatient VISitS. 1116 Veterans hospi- .. tals has more than doubled this year "as the VA faces increased demands from a growing veterans population. Even- though four of every ten veterans who seek admission ire rejected, records show the 166 .VA hospitals " have a waiting list of 6.300 patients, up 2,861 since last Dec. 31. VA"" Administrator Donald Johnson said the present waiting list, although the highest in recent years, still is less than 25,000 patients awaiting treatment in' 1958. MORE CARE "VA, is providing more medical care for more veterans that ever before in the history of the than that , , million outpatient visits, total will likely be exceeded this year," he said, as mofe Vietnam veterans . join tne ranks of those eligible for treatment. Johnson said the agency's medical-care budget has more doubled since 1965, and the quality of care is steadily improving. "I firmly believe the VA today is rendering better medical care to more -sick and disabled veterans than ever before in history, but I also know that the quest for improvement must be never-ending objective." An Associated Press study, including visits to a dozen hos- ever uerare in Hie niswij 01 u«= agency," Johnson -said in an in-'pitals, found the majority oj WORTH MILLIONS Ransom Terms Set On Stolen Painting BRUSSELS (UPD— A famousjbe in possession of the stolen painting stolen 10 days ago be returned if §4 million are givjsi to East Pakistan refugees, the Brussels daily Le Soir said today. Tie - painting, "The Love Letter" by 17th century Dutch master Johannes Vermeer, was stolen, from the Brussels Fine Arts- Palace Sept 24. Experts publish his three demands: —200 million francs ($4 million) to be given -to the Catholic relief organization Caritas Catholica for Bengal refugees. — The Amsterdam State Museum, which owns the painting and had loaned it for Brussels exhibition, organize ~ (patients interviewed were satis- \f\pA with the quality: of care e from VA doctors and nurses. .. . •. JUST FINE "They're treating- me -great,' said 20-year-old Wayne A. Webber,, in -the West Roxbury Mass., VA hospital recovering :rom injuries suffered in a helicopter crash. Fellow paraplegic Robert Nadeau agrees: "This treatment has just been fine." Some patients, however, com plained of long waits for treat ment. , . . Another paraplegic at wes Roxbury, Ted Chute, 23, said "I can't turn over in bed by myself and-1 have to be turnec every two hours so I-don't ge sores."There have been a lot o times I've had to wait 3% or 4| hours' to''get turned. I don t know if they don't have enough aides or if the aides don't care 'in an other spinal-cord-injury treatment center, .at Hines VA hospital near Chicago, Glenn Mayer, 46, paralyzed from the waist, down, said: "One day-not long ago they took me down to the central bath'(for a shower) at 10 in the morning. I didn't get back to the room until 2. My lunch .was -here waiting for me, but it was cold." There were widespread corn- along, the veterans' ifficulties • - encountered hospitals 0"den Standard-Examiner," Monday,: October 4, 1971 3A; LOOKING UP, as is Washington's cultural Me with opening of the,John F, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Boston sculptor Robert Berks strikes a similar pose to the'heroic-bust of the late president he created for the great hall of the capital's .new cultural complex. : : • Russ Leader Leaves Moscow To Visit Algeria, Morocco Home Mortgage Protests From30 U.S. Groups WASHINGTON (AP) - Anance Act of .1970'authorized'home determines whether--a; YYiiOnJJ.-«vjrAyi1 A""-/ TBHTIH-» ,.,;«, -,,,^>.™r9l fr/im «u» r SI.. !,- -,1,1,, *X n\un lt<! hnmft mortgage buying agency has laid down guidelines for lending institutions ..that "will deny home'financing opportunities to millions of our.-citizens," a wide variety of organizations said'to- day.- • , - -''-•'•'• .. . -•'•-•-•' ... .They-said-the new rules by the Federal' National Mortgage Association (FNMA) "flagrantly discriminate against members on minority, groups, blue collar workers, families with working women- and senior citizens." ' ' ." ,, Among 30 groups signing the joint'statement "were the AFL- CIO, the National Council of Churches, the NAACP, the United- Auto Workers,.. Ralph Nader's Public Interest Research Group, the National Or- cjanization for Women, the League 'of Women Voters 'and -the National Association of Real. Estate Brokers. MOSCOW (AP) — Soviet Premier Alexei - N. Kosygin left Moscow today for visits to Algeria and Morocco, part of the wide-ranging travels, by Kremlin officials seen. as a; effort,to counter growing Chinese diplomatic influence. . The: departure announcemnt by the -Soviet'news agency Tass said Kosygin was making the trip at the invitation of Algerian President Houari Boume- ,Le Soir said it received an anonymous telephone call Sa- turdav from a man claiming to world hunger. —The Brussels Fine Arts Kosygin was accompanied -by three leading . trade and economic officials—Deputy Foreign Trade Minister Mikhail Kuzmin,- the, deputy. chairman of the state committee on foreign economic 'relations Ivan Arkhipov, and Mikhail Minik, deputy .chairman of the Cos- plan, the. massive state economic planning organization. Their inclusion in the delegation show,ed that economic questions would play a prominent role in talks with Algerian officials. . : vdi, j&tj ia*ti*if .irfiw*»»"»*« The Emergency Home_Fi .FNMA, with approval from the Department of 'Housing and Ur>an Development, to buy and sell conventional mortgages. This was to facilitate the flow of credit for home mortgage financing. The joint statement said: "Although FNMA cannot embark on tiiis secondary market operation until it obtains approval from Secretary (George) Romney, it has published guidelines which must be followed by lenders who want to be able to sell the mortgages they hold to FNMA. "The guidelines, therefore, will tend to standardize conventional mortgage lending in the United States..." • The coalition statement was drawn up by the Center for National Policy Review at the School of Law, .the Catholic University of America. It added that the -ability, to obtain a mortgage to buy a , 'amily is able to. own its iorne . and whether a wage earner has.- access to a good job. ill 12671 WASH. PH. 399-5283 Weekly Special •VACUUM, deluxe Hoover I No. 1070..Reg. 79.50 5H 95 I STORIES YOU'LL - WANT TO REMEMBER by Joyce Bowei Maujlin $1.25 Here is a collection of of. the finest stories of the past — selections to help children from 8 to 13 years of aje build strength of character. 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