THE ADMINISTRATION: Saving the Taxpayers' Money

Despite indignant howls from local citizens and a hurried visit from a congressional subcommittee, the Army was going ahead last week with economy plans to close down its $5,000,000, 540-bed Murphy General Hospital, occupying 93 acres in Waltham, Mass. It was only six years old and built of brick, but the Government had no further use for it. Meanwhile, ten miles away in Boston, bulldozers were already scraping away at the site of a new $10 million, 1,000-bed hospital for the Veterans Administration.

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