Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on April 23, 1976 · Page 9
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 9

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 23, 1976
Page 9
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'* · Northwest Arkansas TIMK, Friday, April 23, 1974 C, R A T I O N A L , W E A t H t * SH V I C f , of C o m m . n . Twenty Students Are Suspended At Eudora To End Price Control EUDORA. Ark. ( A P I --, Twenty students -- 15 blacks! mid five whites - were sus- wuded Thursday, and school officials recommended Ural the students be expelled for their art In racially motivated vio- encc lhat has forced the closing of Eudora High School. Supt. David Easl said the school would rcoiwn Monday under heavy police protection. "If we need il, we will request Hie National Guard," said school board President Ear! Verscr. "We've just got lo hav protection for our students anc teachers." Senate Reporis Journalists Used As Informers Cloudy And Warm Arkansas should be .partly clondj 1 and w a r m through Saturday with scattered showers and thunderstorms west today, becoming numerous northwest tonight and -Satur- day. Mild'weather Is forecast lor the Sonlheasl but generally cooler .weather is expected Tor most of the nation. Showers are forecast from Texas to the eastern Plains and Mid- west. Rain Is expected for the Pacific Northwest and from the northern Plains to the upper Great Lakes. (AP Wire- photo) For Malpractice Rates State Medical Insurance Asks For Increase LITTLE R O C K i C A P ) ' -- St. ... In other words,' if a doctor 1975 and were not reported, un- Faul Fire Marine Insurance Co., the carrier for the Arkansas Medical Society, asked previous system, NEW YORK CAP) -' Th. Senate Intelligence Committee has evidence that .the FB maintained a .network"of con fidehtial informers inside new organizations, universities am f o un da t ion s, the New Yorl Times reported today. The Times said the committee, which --will release .its report next week, has "documents and olher evidence" llmt the. t'BI used journalists sources through 1973 and perhaps longer. -An- 'aide- - t o - Sen, Frank Church, chairman of the - In telligence Committee, s a i d Church · would' neither confirm nor deny the · story. The aide was reached in Kearny, Neb. where Church, a candidate for the Democratic presidcnlia nomination, was campaigning. The Times gave this account None of the reporters allegct to have been'working with the FBI was named in the In telligence Committee report and the FBI was understood I have (old the pane] that if anj were named, they would "dr up" as sources. . Some of the reporters wer said to be simply recipients o exclusive information from FE agents. In . other cases, repor ers appeared to have provide the FBI with unpublished infor mat ion they bed picked Problems first occurred Manny when fighting broke out nwng some 25 white mid black tutlents. Cliicot County'. Shorf's officers were called to Ihe chool, and Ibo school was loscd. No serious Injuries were eporlcd. M o r e fighting occ Vedncsday during llio. noon lour. Police estimate that near y one-third of the school's 35fl tudenls were involved. Police said assault charges would i be ilcd against about 35 students. School officials met Thursda; vith local law enforcement, off cers, parents, and two ropresen alivcs of the U.S. Justice De lartmenl's .Community,-- Con ciliation ; Division -. in" hopes easing tensions. Reporters were jarred from the- meetings. · · ' Gary Jones, . a '·' 23-year-cl white' leacher/ told reporters he wouldn't return . to cla'ss .unles certain students were expelled Jones said he would tell 'the school board that because the discipline situation teacher were no longer able to conce Irate on leaching. Instead, h said, they "are refereeing frei ' Principal Joe Barlow said: was in the paratroopers Korea and I, never saw a thing this bad. FEA Says Proposal Will Not Effect Consumer WASHINGTON (AP) -- The 'ederal Energy Administration ays' its proposal to end price ontrol and allocation of home eating oil and diescl fiiel by uly 1 would have virtually-rid ffcct on consumer prices. PEA Administrator Frank Ztirb said Thursday his agency vould hold public hearings bc- orc deciding whether to send Congress ; the proposal to decontrol the "middle' distillate" oils. . - . - · - . ' .The agency already has proposed ending controls on resid ml oil, 'a heavier fuel uil. Zarb said the FEA eventually wilf seek' to decontrol olhpr pctro ieum products, including gaso ine and jet fuel. . If Sen. Edmund' S. Muskie gels his :way, the PEA would not he around orf'July 1 to see for a 69 cent increase for medical malpractice rates Friday. Insurance Commissioner Ark Monroe III said hearings would be held April 29 and a decision the proposed " · affect ·made by May 1. Here is how rate -increase would people with coverage ol per m alprac lice oc'curran ce with a $300,000 annual ceiling: --General practitioners per- of ma forming no surgery,, paying $209 a year, would pay {334. --General practitioners p^r- forming minor surgery, paying $341 a year, would pay"$566: --General surgeons, paying $887 a y^ar, would pay $1,525. -- Anesthesiologists, paying $1,331, would pay £1,525. --Neurosurgeons, paying $2.090, would pay $2,413. Concern about the 'rales for malpractice- insurance and the decision by some companies to stop writing that type of coverage in Arkansas led the legislature this year to refer a constitutional amendment to the people. ' " · The proposal, which will be voted on Nov. 2, would let the legislature decide what to do to remedy what has been called .the medical malpractice insur- ace crisis. ' - . About a year ago, St. Paul began writing a new type of medical malpractice policy. · Under .the new type of policy, the company is liable .only for those incidents of malpractice which occur and are -reported during thp life of the policy while doing their job. The Times quoted one sourc as saying that the FBI had de clined to alow It h e committe staff to interview the reporter in question arid that aEtcr protest from Church, Ally. Get Park Ho Longer Amused By Escaped Baboons KINGS MILLS, Ohio CAP) -It's bye-bye baboons at. Kings Island Amusement Park, where officials are no'longer amUsed by their ability to elude cap"l" think most of the people around here feel like they never want to see a haboon again." said Phil Dempsey, the park's assistant general manager. Park officials, weary · after more than a week of frying to lure 51) baboons hack into a compound from which they escaped April 14, finally were Bble to recapture 40 of the animals Thursday. The rest of (lie baboons were expected to bo safely back'in their cages today in lime to be shipped back to the company .in Michigan that sold them to [he park. Tranquillzed fruit and l wooden trap were used ir rounding up the haboons. To the end however, the ha boons had their human keepers scratching their heads. "Frankly, I don't think we · gave them the credit they de served," said Dempscy. "I nev «r thought they'd be this smart." The baboons escaped from an "escape-proof" c o m p o u n d which had proven successful a! other parks. They eluded an electrically wired fence which was sc-t up to keep them in enc* lhej;-wer« lured back. heating. oil, decontrolled. . I n a separate · development Muskie said Thursday that Con grass should let the : agency ei pire. when its', mandate -end June 30. Thp Ford sdmlriislralion ha asked Congress lo extend th FEA's life for 39, months;- hu Ihe Maine' Democrat said Con gress'' should not do so unlcs the FEA can make "a stron case for .'continuing its exis lence." Th'e agency, created I 1974, has 3.450 employes. Zarb responded. "Those tha argue that FEA should be dis anded now either hold the nislakcn belief that Iho energy risis is over or lhat the splm- cred ami disorganized federal ncrgy -programs lhat existed aefore the embargo in W73 were effective."- . Clinton Favors Death Penalty ·WEST. MEMPHIS, Ark. (AP) -- Bill Clinton of Fayelteville, a candidate for attorney general, said Thursday he does not think ha death penalty is uncon stitutional. .Clinton, a'..University of Ar tansas law professor, spen Thursday campaigning in Crit tenden.County.. ' ;i don't think the death pen ally is i'categorically uncdn sliUitionai.-" Clinton said. 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