Daily room rates at the Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital, Lehighton, have been increased $1, it was disclosed by Fred W. Manning, president of the board. Manning stated that escalating costs necessitated the increase. Under the new increase, the rates for rooms which are private, $52; two beds with bath, toilet, and shower, $43; two beds with bath and toilet, $41; two beds with bath, $39, and four-bed ward, $37.