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Bluefield Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - June 3, 1990, Bluefield, West Virginia 40 years club celebrates time beautifying Bluefield area Region pm showdown. Bulls pistons play for Aba title berth today i sports d-1 local Many a product cleans up i Money e-1 people still love a convertible i autos c-1dlucficlji pails veda Trapl sunday a june 3, 1990 $1 sit Back and relax Summit talks turn reflective informal Camp David my. Apr president Bush and soviet Leader Mikhail s. Gorbachev wrestled Over differences on Germany in a final full Day of sum Mitry at this Mountain hideaway saturday. Gorbachev called the talks very instructive but said there were a real problems they could not ignore. The leaders met in the relaxed setting of this rustic presidential Retreat accompanied by Barbara Bush and Raisa Gorbachev. The two presidents took off their Coats and ties for what a White House spokesman described As an Opportunity to Quot lean Back and they did just that. The Gorbachev also stroller on the paths lacing this sprawling compound and pitched horseshoes. Bush said Gorbachev had never played horseshoes in his life and yet a literally threw a ringer the first contentious issues such As Germany and Lithuania were shelved during the morning session but the a More on Summit Page a-8 face of Europe emerged As a luring the afternoon and eve changing subject it Ning. Standing alongside Gorbachev Bush defended his decision to sign a Trade treaty with Gorbachev even though Moscow had not eased its economic pressure on Lithuania. A i look at the Overall relationship a he said referring to the Trade Accord As a a in the interest of the United a somebody wants to argue with me line Well take him on a he said. Some members of Congress Are sure to do just that and Bush a spokesman acknowledged that without a gesture from Gorbachev approval of the Trade concessions will be very difficult. A today a discussion was very instructive Quot Gorbachev said. A a i think there is really ample Opportunity for cooperation even though there Are real problems that neither the president nor i can turn a Blind Eye he said informal talks such As they had at Camp David enabled them to Deal with major problems in a cooperative Way. Bush agreed Quot we have an awful lot of common ground a noting the discussion of regional issues. The two leaders flew up to Camp David together on a helicopter and returned the same Way to the White House As night fell. It May have been the soviet presidents first Ever rides on helicopters. On a Brilliant sunny Day Gorbachev and his wife strolled around the paths that lace the compound and stopped to pitch horseshoes. After several Days debate on questions involving arms economics Europe and the Baltic secession drives the Bush Gorbachev Agenda included less contentious regional issues including Nicaragua. Gorbachev not a hero some soviets say Moscow apr Many soviets agreed saturday that president Mikhail s. Gorbachev deserved Praise for his foreign policy achievements at the Summit but some said he did no to deserve humanitarian awards and doubted his trip would improve their lives. A shame again he has sold out All Russia a one woman shouted to a sidewalk crowd around her on Pushkin Square a kind of Moscow a a speaker a Comers a few blocks from the Kremlin. She was referring to the five american humanitarian awards Gorbachev received Friday in Washington for striving for peace and Freedom. Her comments reflected the contrast Between Gorbachev s wild popularity abroad a where he is treated like a hero for loosening up soviet society and helping bring peace and democracy to Many parts of the world a and his unpopularity at Home where he is accused of ruining the Economy and stifling Freedom. The woman said she was from Lvov in the Ukraine but refused to give her name a for a variety of Many soviets believe Gorbachev s glasnost or openness Campaign is limited and they Are fearful of being quoted in the foreign press. A Man in the crowd explained Many Peoples mixed views of Gorbachev a foreign trips. A the did much on the International Arena he earned Points. But in Domestic policy he tramples on progressives a said Anatoly to Dudinov 40. If the awards were presented for Gorbachev a humanitarian actions to Dudinov said the sponsors forgot about the basics. A the least we want is sausage but he does no to give it to us and you ask whether he deserves these awards a during a ceremony at the soviet embassy in Washington Gorbachev received the Albert Einstein peace prize the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Freedom medal the Martin Luther King or. Non violent peace prize the Man of history award from the Appeal of conscience foundation and the Martin Luther King or. International peace award from friends world College. To Dudinov asked a question of his own what would the american people do if they had a president like Gorbachev a if Bush did everything on the International scene but nothing for his own country the people support him a to Dudinov said. Photo by Joan Buchana getting ready Bluefield High school senior april Taylor paints some Beach scenery saturday for the schools project graduation festivities. The annual anti drug and alcohol program is set for tonight at the Bluefield youth Center. Good morning screen legend Harrison Dies new York apr sir Rex Harrison the 82-year-old actor famed for his films roles in a my fair lady a a major Barbara and a Blithe spirit a died saturday in new York his lawyer said. Attorney Harold Schiff said the actor died of pancreatic cancer in his sleep at his East Midtown Manhattan residence. He had appeared in his last play the Circle a a revival of a 1920s comedy by w. Somerset maugham on Broadway until last month. He missed the last nine Days of the run because of illness said Jeffrey Richards a spokesman for the plays producers. A Story on Page b-2 Chance of showers today a High 70s today a 50 percent Chance of showers and thunderstorms is predicted by the National weather service along with highs in the upper 70s. Tonight Chance of showers and thunderstorms drops to 40 percent. Lows should be somewhere in the mid-50s. Weather package a-8 Harrison Section a Section b briefs. .a-2 Region. By Dally record. .a-3 obituaries. .b-2 aunt Bee. .a-4 lottery. .b-2 politics. .a-5 calendars. .b-4 weather. A-8 classified. B-5 Section c Section d automotive. C-1 sports. D-1 classified. C-2 statistics. .d-2 Section e Section f Money. E-1 lifestyles. Al opinion. E-2 weddings. F-2 Coal Page. E-5 engagements. F-3 to listings. E-6 sweepstakes. F-6 vol. 95, no. 154 twin peaks Brothers work As one to reach Summit by Barbara Hawkins of the daily Telegraph staff if it Wasny to for a gym class tumbling score in the 10th Grade twins Mott a a Mike and Rohit a a Ike Bhasin would have extended their lifetime of a a togetherness to sharing co valedictorian awards at Graham High schools commencement saturday. Mike was co valedictorian with Erica Chun while his a a younger brother by four minutes Ike was salutatorian. All three Are among 150 University of Virginia freshmen named Echols scholars a the first Graham graduates to win the prestigious Honor. A the Only reason Ike is Salu Torian and not co valedictorian with Erica and me is he got a b in 10th Grade gym class a said Mike. A a he a not co valedictorian because he can to do a Forward Ike countered a a it was a High b a 92 a and even with that i was less than one Point off from valedictorian. Besides i made the highest Grade in my class on that gym exam 82. Only 2 of us passed. So i can to feel too Mike confided that he took the same test the following Day and Ike helped him prepare a. So i made an grinning across the table at his brother Ike said a a you would have made an a a their Pride in each other was evident. Each was eager to Tell about the others accomplishments. They were nicknamed by a nurse at birth in Worchester mass., 18 years ago. A a she pronounce our names and there was a Candy called Ike and Mike for two Mike said a a it a almost like being the same person. We be done everything together since they not Only studied to staff photo by Phil Farmer Mike and Ike Bhasin first third in Gas graduation. Gether they motivated each other. A your parents taught us not to Complete. To help each other and really work together. If he got a 95, i worked harder to get a 97 and then he would work to get a 99,�?� said they were Graham Tennis teammates officers in the Model in and on an academics team that placed third in Competition with 150 schools in the nation and five other countries. They will be premed students at the University of Virginia next fall. There was never a question about Medicine in their futures. A there was no pressure. Its just in our blood a said Ike. Together they listed numerous relatives in Medicine including their father or. Ram pal Bhasin originally from India an emergency room physician at Bluefield regional medical Center and their Mother Sunita a pathologist. They originally thought they would be separated next fall. Ike a Early College Choice was Uva. Mike was undecided Between Johns Hopkins and Uva until he won a $3,000 annual state scholars award and got the Echols scholar designation at Uva. Report physician oversight in need of some first Aid Washington a increasing referrals of malpractice cases and limited resources to investigate them May be prompting state medical boards to show too much leniency in disciplining physicians a draft government report says. Although the disciplinary boards have grown in strength in recent years the report by department of health and human services inspector general said most of the cases brought to them Are settled through consent agreements. A was the proportion of cases so settled exceeds 50 percent and indeed nears too percent in some places one wonders if. The pressure to Settle might not be leading some boards in some cases to act More leniently than the violation would warrant Quot the report said. The report to be released this week said the state boards Are getting More complaints and Case referrals due to Laws requiring hospitals insurance companies and others to report actions they take against physicians. A Case backlogs remain a serious problem. Significant staff shortages continue to impede the boards disciplinary efforts a has inspector general Richard Kusserow wrote in the draft report a copy of which was obtained by the associated press. After Reading the report rep. Ron Wyden d-ore., concluded that tile different state medical boards still a a done to have the tools to properly address these this country is playing catch up Ball in terms of dealing with the Quality issues a said Wyden the chief author of a Law establishing a National data Bank for compiling actions taken against physicians. Since the Law was passed in 1986, most states have implemented or strengthened statutes requiring mandatory reporting of actions taken against physicians Kusserow a report said. Most states now require hospitals to report their actions against physicians and 33 states require insurance companies to report medical malpractice cases. But federally supported peer organizations that review medicare claims account for Only a Small number of cases referred to state boards even though they could be a major source of leads about doctors who should be disciplined the report said. In the few instances where these peer groups do refer cases state boards done to consider them useful sources of information because the review groups have limited authority to release Case details the report said. Although officials done to know How Many complaints Are referred to state medical boards each year signs that the number is increasing Are a widespread a according to the report. A

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