Former White House Medical Aide Provides Care for County Home
THE TUI..SA TRIBUNE, TUI..SA, OJ(J.AHOMA THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 1960
The 60 residenls of the TulsaI Dr. Francis Willard Pruitt, for- to 115," Archer lakl. "It means "Not that there was neglect. but doctors will begin twice weekly Dr. Pruitt said the arrangement
Colmty Home will have medical merly chief of the department of tbt OUT people will b'"t ngular it has just been too big a load for visits to the home Frida}', thus ....ith the home "'ill provide a wider
care administered by a former medicine at Walter Reed Army medical .t1en~artllJ. something ~ rna.n." 'd he H."--~ ~-'f relie\'ing Dr. William Myers, cur- range of experience for Hillcrest
White House consultant in inter- Hospital in Washington, D.C., and I~lb~.~I~w~.~h~.~,,~.~I~h~"~In~lb~.~p.~.~I~.-,-::::",~'~'~"~'~l~~'=~=~~~~ rently 8 paid. full.time county interns and resident ph}'sicians.
Dal medicine. consultant to the }Vhile House and French Bank More Factories Lea,'c Paris physician. of muclJ of the respon.
T\llsa County Wel(are Diredor 10 Gen. Douglas MacArthur's Far PARIS-The French are, PARIS-France's decenlraliza. sibility at the home.
Jim Archer said today that his East headquarters. is coordinator thrilUer than en!r. 1bey put 228 tion dri\"e of recent years has sue- There were 24 patients in the
office and 3uthorities at lliUcrest of graduate education and chief of billion francs ($0t65,OOO,OOO) into Cf'eded in moving 464 industrial c:onvalescent hospital today. It ~,
Medical Center lha~'e worked out medicine at Hillcrest.. Interns and private savings accounts in banb plants from Paris to the provinces ~t~ at the rear of the mam
an agreement p acing patients in residents are under his super- . the L__ '" buildmg. Ho\\c\"cr, se\'eral among
the home's CUlvalescent hospital ..• during the first nine months of In process ,...,. creat the Olher residents of the home
under the care of members oC the V1SIOll. 1!M-30 per ~t more than in 1 ,000 jobs outside the Paris were reported sick. although not
HiUcrest. house staff. "1'bu will be verr beaeficial the same period or 1958. a ca. Ibedfast.
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