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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - February 9, 1983, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Discord on Arena Rock u of i athletic officials concerned about damage from exuberant concert fans Iowa news Page 3a social Security Federal workers resist plan . News Page 2a big Isu upset cyclones top no. 10 Missouri sports Page 1b thursday High today and thursday around 27 lows near 12 see Page 13a. Iowa coach answers critics tells of Confidence in team program sports Page 1b weather Snow possible through a a i a. 8�o will Febi ?. T it i a a a put. A a a a Lumi Nili i i i in ammo final edition/25 cents we net february 9, 1983 Day a w a visions m the Cedar rapids Gazette Cedar rapids Iowa in our 101st year volume 101, number 31 Sharon defies Call to quit for massacre role from Gazette wire services Jerusalem a an israeli judicial commission on the Beirut massacre called tuesday for the ouster of defense minister Ariel Sharon accusing him of Quot blunders that set the stage for the Slaughter of hundreds of palestinians. Sharon defiantly refused to resign despite pressure from Cabinet colleagues israeli press reports said. The judicial panels explosive report which also rebuked prime minister Menachem begin rocked israelis political Structure and touched off speculation about Early elections at a time when . Pressure is mounting for new israeli concessions toward a Middle East peace. Begin and his Cabinet met for two hours without a decision on Sharon a status and scheduled another meeting for today. The three Man commission of inquiry said israeli leaders should have foreseen that allowing lebanese Christian militiamen into two Beirut refugee Camps last september was an invitation to tragedy. Hundreds of palestinians were subsequently slain by the militiamen. An official lebanese investigation has yet to bring any of the killers to Justice. Quot no prophetic Powers were required to know that Concrete danger of acts of Slaughter existed a said the commission report. It also called for the resignation of the head of israelis military intelligence and condemned the military chief of staff. It accused begin of showing Quot indifference to the threat of a massacre in Beirut but recommended no action against him. . Officials reacted with extreme caution the commissions report merely voicing Hope that what president Reagan called israelis Quot Strong democracy wiil see that nation through its crisis. Reagan commented on the situation while at a luncheon with reporters. Quot that a a Strong democracy Over there a he said adding that the commissions report was Quot an internal problem and i done to think we should be commenting or injecting ourselves into that internal at the state department spokesman Alan Romberg while declining comment on the report itself said Quot we done to see Why the Impact of this report a whatever that May be a should affect the lebanese negotiations or the Habib Mission in which . Envoy Philip Habib is seeking to implement the Reagan initiative on the palestinian Issue Israel press reports said Sharon was refusing to quit or accept an alternative Cabinet Post. But a Cabinet source said almost All the 20 ministers including Sharon favored endorsing the findings. They said Sharon indicated begin would have to fire him. The chairman of begins ruling coalition Avraham Shapira said after meeting with begin however that the prime minister would not demand Sharon a resignation. Quot its hard for him to do such a thing a Shapira told reporters. Quot anyone who knows the prime minister knows he is a Noble Man and he respects Ariks Sharon a the commissions recommendations Are not legally binding but they carry such moral weight that no government concerned for its image can ignore them. Sharon said he would not comment on the findings. But in a a please turn to 13a Mideast Ariel Sharon hitching grounds horses and buggies Are parked at the hitching grounds of a parking lot near the business Section of oel Wein this week while their Amish owners do some shopping Gazette photo by Deb Wiley 3 children killed in fire at Rouix City Sioux City apr three children were killed and a father severely burned last night in an apartment fire on the West Side of Sioux City. The father was identified As Jerry Barker 27, an unemployed invalid. He was listed in serious condition. The children were identified As Sherri Lynn Barker 2 Jody Ann Barker 4 months and Terry Thompson 3. They died of Carbon monoxide poisoning. Late tuesday authorities were searching for the children smother Colleen Thompson who was not at Home when the fire broke out. The fire occurred in a two Story Wood Frame Home converted to apartments. Barker is. Thompson and the children lived in the upstairs apartment of the House. The Blaze was reported shortly before 8 . Marie Cole and her husband Earl live next door to the family. Mrs. Cole said Barker came to her Home and banged on the door calling for help. He walked Barefoot through the Snow to her Home a a distance of about 20 Yards. He Only was wearing a pair of pants she said. A please turn to 13a fire Locksley a very bad neurosurgeon a by Judy Daubenmier Gazette Des Moines Bureau Des Moines a the Iowa supreme court has begun to wrestle with whether Anaesthesiologist a have to work with a brain surgeon who has record of opening up the wrong Side of a patients head. A five judge panel of the High court tuesday heard attorneys for former Cedar rapids neurosurgeon Herbert b. Locksley complain that his lawsuit against 14 Anaesthesiologist a was unfairly turned into a Quot malpractice trial rather than focusing on the Anaesthesiologist so duty to work with him. But attorneys for the Cedar rapids Anaesthesiologist a and both mercy and St. Luke a hospitals recited a list of alleged medical mistakes made by Locksley and argued Anaesthesiologist a can to be forced to practice with someone with a history of mistakes. Quot or. Locksley is a very bad neurosurgeon a said mercy Hospital attorney David a. Elderkin of Cedar rapids. Quot the Only real dispute was How bad was he. Opening up the wrong Side of the head twice a this should happen to a neurosurgeon As often As Hailey a Comet comes along. This Guy is just incredible. He May be the worst neurosurgeon that Ever existed in the state of before the court was a dispute that began nine years ago after Locksley had practice in Cedar rapids for three years. Locksley 63, has surrendered his Iowa medical License and is living in Philadelphia. Raymond Stefani attorney for the 14 Anaesthesiologist a in the now disbanded firm of Anaesthesiologist a of Cedar rapids p.c., said complaints against Locksley ranged from his having twice opened up the wrong Side of a patients head to leaving a a please turn to 13a Locksley state workers expected to of a freeze for freeze by Roger Munns associated press Des Moines a state employees belonging to unions Are certain to ratify the new Quot freeze for freeze contract hammered out in recent Days according to a Union Leader. Asked if the proposal should be interpreted As a Victory for the american federation of state county and municipal employees Union negotiator Don Mckee said Quot let me put it like this a we be got 89 percent ratification so Mckee predicted the ratification would be Complete today. Peter Pashler a member of the Public employee relations Board who negotiated the settlement said that both sides made concessions. Quot nobody gave in nobody collapsed a he said. Quot it gives the state breathing space up front and in return employees get substantial Protection on rising health costs a he said. Employees accepted a wage freeze for the year beginning this july in return for a freeze on employee contributions to health insurance plans for the next two years. Employees will get a 4 percent boost next year and about three of every four will also get Quot step raises of about 4.5 percent. A please turn to 13a of some truckers offer terms for strike end Mike Parkhurst seeking Goodwill commitment from Gazette wire services Washington a striking Independent truckers have indicated they will Call off their work stoppage if Congress makes a Quot Goodwill commitment to address their problems three House members said tuesday. Mike Parkhurst founding president of the Independent truckers association and the Man who called the strike and Bill Scheffer the organizations vice president indicated they wanted to Call off the strike during a two hour meeting on Capitol Hill with reps. Peter Kost Mayer d-pa., Douglas Applegate a Ohio and de Jenkins d-ga., the congressmen said. Kostmayer in whose office the meeting was held said he and the other congressmen promised to draft a document outlining a proposed plan of action. If the draft is approved by the truckers it will be a please turn to 13a truckers in the news Abby 12a farm 9b births 2a Harvey 16a Bridge 14a late news 2-3a City briefs 12a Marion 11a classified 11-15b Money 6b comics 14a movies 15a crisscross 15a people 5a crossword 14a record 2a deaths 2a scrabble 12a East Iowa 10-11a show 15a editorial 8-9a sports 1-5b state a a 13a to world weather 15a a 13a today a chuckle once upon a time a Man gave up his seat on a bus to a woman. She fainted. On recovering she thanked him. Then he fainted. Copyright

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