HOUSING: Now It's $10 Million

First the price for fixing up San Clemente was announced as $39,525. Then, as with some giant roast beef, the figure kept rising. By June, the Administration said that $703,367 in public funds had been spent to equip the Western White House—plus another $1,180,522 for the President's home in Key Biscayne, Fla. Last week it made a new public accounting and set the total at nearly $10 million.

The latest figure included $5.9 million spent by the military, mainly for communications installations; $3.7 million by the General Services Administration to set up administrative...

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