Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on April 26, 1976 · Page 3
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MyrrUl IX.VXEI ··.jjijfr. B5SS3 NAtibN*l WIATHN JIflYICi, Widespread Rain Winter Weather j Makes Brief Comeback By T H K ASSOCIATED; I'R'ESS Winter svealher was attempting a brief comeback t o d a y ; a s heavy snow warnings conlimiud in'some areas ol Montana and in the mountains" and "narlhwcst sections of Colorado. A winter storm warning was posted in Utah, and livestock warnings were up in .southeast Montana, Wyoming, western Colorado and jiarls o f - N e v a d a . .TtHVU'inlry' weather was nol restricted io Ihc West. Snou fell Sunday in the Chicago area with several inches accumulat ing in some of the suburbs Frost warnings were posted sections of Nebraska, Kansas Missouri. Iowa and Illinois, frcexe warning was posted lower Michigan. ' ·. Rain an,1 snow u r ere . sc lered over much oi the norO ern and central sections 'of bnt the Rocky Mountains and th intermounlain regions. Shower and thunderstorms were '- sea Ici'ctt over much of the Atlanl coast- region and inlo the Oh Valley \vhcrc : some driz'ite ar snow also was rejioiled. Drizz was wid espread over the c e Iral Appalachians. Skies were clear early toda 'through ' Ihe upper Misslssip Valley into the cenlral a southern plains anil Missou as well as over mut-h of Ca fornia ami Arixona. Brisk northerly winds causing high waves to bait (lie southern shores of Lak Michigan, Eric and pntar with lake shore warnings po ed in many areas. Strong gusly winds were e peeled to continue through I day over the mountains a deserts 'of Southern Califon where travelers warni were in effccl. Rain b forecast (odaj- f r o m !Hc Rocky Mountains sonlh'ln thft Gnjf of Mexico and in northern New England. Shnw- i-rs are pr edict ed in southern Florirla and in the southwest while snow flurries are ex- pectcrl in the northwestern Rockies. Arkansas can expect Temperatures around Ihe low toinperatures lomghl w i t h lion at 3 a.m. EDT rang chance of frost bite. (AP from 25 al Duluth, Minn., lo Wirephnio) , at Blythc, Calif; · N«rthw«t Arkanwis TIMES, Monday, April 76, 1976 0 S jArr;iii.Mi.i-i:. ARKANSAS __ s Medical Convention Opens AMA Head Takes Swipe At Lawyers HOT Sl'KINGS, Ark. AP) --' preside nl-clccl ol the mcritran Medical Association ok a swipe al lawyers on both dcs of malpractice cases Suny -;is the Mcdica 1 icioty opened its 100th annual nvention. Dr. Richard K. Palmer or Al- xandria, Va.. who takes over e AMA presidency In J u n e al alias, spoke on a subject that as upper most among Ihe Aransas doctors since the state oles on a 'malpractice amend- cut. in November, Palmer said the har associ lion has "egg on ils face. He aid plaintiffs lawyers who take nalpraclice cases into couri obably have been Riven a bad ap. He said that's because icy arc blamed for the conlin cncy fee whereby a-: lawyei grces lo take a case to cour n the basis of a percentage o he award., 11 lakes two to lango, am here are people with whit Is and guys with black hats .jlmcr said, referring to th ttwyers for the plaintiffs anc hose defending the medics profession in the suits. "The lawyers on our side, Ih ones who defend us, .we loo upon as having white hals, Palmer said, "They don't hav (o get into this fight-. Thcy'i fighting with the plaintiffs la\ ycrs right now. These fellow can sit by very quietly ant watch the action because ever time a plaintiff lawyer goc into court a guy in a white ha goes into court. And I kno lawyers who are making a veJ successful practice simply, d fending cases that the plainii lawyers bring in. ''the entire legal professio I think, has a slight taint." : He called the contlngancy f a had system because only cents out of every . doll Awarded in these'cases end up in the patient's pock c I.' Palmer said the rest of the money goes lo the plaintiff's lawyer, the defense lawyer-and the insurance company for preparing the case. ic society was asked to for* lly endorse the malpractice cndmcnt and probably will c action on the matter al Us al business session Wednes Grand Opening Celebration Going on Now! At Our University Dickson Branch Help us celebrate the completion of construction. Come in and register fot one of the big prizes we'll be giving away. There is no obligation, of course, and you need not be present to win. There will be a jar filled with coins.,.. guess the amount of money and a First National savings account will be opened in your name. Drawing for the prizes will be held at 4:00 PM on · Friday, April 30. ArstNationiD fXWrfTOWN-UNrVERSITY*raCKSON- EVELYN HILLS -SPRINGBLOCK- WEST FORK Dr. Spencer Albright III of yetle\'ille presented the reso on on behalf of the Washing- County Medical Society, lo said lhal in the past three ars, Washington County has atl one malpractice case filed or $1.5 million, along with a case for $3 million filed against a physician and a hospital. The Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association has vowed lo dcfent November, would give lie legislature authority In sel up a procedure for malpractice suits, including a ceiling. Albright said the only way the amendment can pass is b Ihe doctors working through their patients, adding. "Evcrj person loves his doctor, but h might not like doctors in goner the amendment said. The amendment Fayelteville Man Pays $74,000 For Sfutz Bearcat Dr. J.B. Hays, a Kaycllcvill* oral surgeon, p a i d ' t h e highest amount at the Harrah's car audion in Reno. Nevada Saturday when he bought a 1933 Stutz Bearcat for S74,{IOO. The glceminR yellow loader. \vhich H;iys purchased formerly was nar'l o! Iho Wiulhron Rockefeller I'olloiainn. II is o"C of only seven kno\vn in exist' Hays saiil \v-. plans (o d r i v e the car around town alter it In all more than 5767100.0 was purchased at (he Reno auction of antique, vintage, classic and spbcial interest jutos^ GOSPEL MEETING Sunday, April 25 thru Friday, April 30 Sunday-6:30 p.m. Daily--7:30 p.m. PREACHER: ROBERT TURNER Old Wire Road Church of Christ 2480 Old Wire Road Fayetteville Dil lards nice shot! Jockey* goes in for tennis with smashing results Dillard's' takes' it from ,a pro qn'd introduces Jockey* Tennis Wear., Long renowned for great body wear, Jock«y s ' has now emerged a winner on the courts. Everything is machine v/ash- able polyester and cotton. Shirts come in sizes small, medium, large and extra, large. SHocls are available in waist sizes 32 to 40. Men's Sportswear DILLARD'S

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