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Frederick Post (Newspaper) - February 9, 1983, Frederick, Maryland Good morning it ii a Fin to believe evil of others but it is Seldom mistake. . Mencken vol.73-no.51 a leaded wire and features Frederick Maryland 21701 wednesday february 4 t port today i Nawf 15 survivors want Sharon tried As War criminal of freezing of february ields a Asiaf Mono easy River Aqa adapt Acar Diek Naib serve at the annul Long Tom us Ike Tuandt of water Aee Piat Dowa in oath cracks Between More Blodau Aad Svoma Cully photo byc. Katt Hoher Jerusalem a an israeli judicial commission on the Beirut massacre called for the ouster of defense minister Ariel Sharon on tues Day accusing him of blunders that set the stage for the Slaughter of palestinians. The panel s explosive report which also rebuked prime minister Menachem begin rocked Israel s political Struc Ture and touched off speculation about Early elections at a time when . Pressure is mounting for new israeli concessions toward a Middle East peace. Meanwhile palestinian survivors of the Beirut massacre demanded tuesday that Sharon be tried As a War criminal Bat lebanese christians brushed off an Israel commission s finding blaming Christian militiamen for the murder of hundreds of palestinians i two refugee Camps last september. Yasser Arafat the chairman of the Palestine liberation organization told reporters in Jordan the israeli commis Sion should have included a decisive condemnation of begin. Arafat called for an International court to follow up this ugly the Only lebanese government official to comment publicly was moslem prime minister Shafik Wazzan who told the associated press the israeli com Mission s report at least uncovered to the world who was really but the israeli findings were expected to have no effect on the lagging lebanese inquiry into the Slaughter by militiamen of president Amin Gemayel s Christian phalanges party. Fady Hayek spokesman for the Chris Tian militia said the commission s report was a purely internal israeli affair. If they come up with proof then we can he added. Begin and his Cabinet met for two hours tuesday without a decision on Sharon s status and scheduled another meeting for wednesday. The three Man commission of inquiry said israeli leaders should have fore seen that allowing lebanese 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. No prophetic Powers were required to know that Concrete danger of acts of Slaughter said the commission report. It also called for the resignation of the head of Israel s military intelligence and condemned the military chief of staff. It accused begin of showing in difference to the threat of a massacre in Beirut but recommended no action against him. Political uncertainty threatened to linger for Days Here As the Cabinet Grap pled with the devastating report Israel radio broadcast reports that 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. The chairman of begin s ruling coalition Avraham Shapira said after meeting with begin however that the prime minister would not demand Sharon s resignation. I it s hard for him to do such a Shapira told reporters. Anyone who knows the prime minister knows he is a continued on Page a-2 world briefly. Iraq Trade military Victory Nicosia Cyprus a Iraq claimed tuesday its forces completely crushed Iran s 2-Day-old offensive on the Central front and killed iranians. But Iran claimed the recapture of 20 More Square Miles for a total of 120 and said 800 iraqis were killed or wounded. The enemy offensive is dead completely crushed by our said radio Baghdad. We have destroyed his War machine. Our forces have proved that the empty talk by the leaders of Iran is completely different from the situation at the front however an iranian communique said the iranian forces having achieved the objectives of the first stage of the victorious Val pair before Dawn operation were strengthening their new positions and purging liberated there was no Way to Check on the accuracy of the conflicting claims since journalists do not have free Access to the War zones. Hit both with mow run by the associated press a new Pacific storm blew int califor Nia with rain and knee deep Snow tues Day while a departing snowstorm closed schools and disrupted travel in new England with up to 2 feet of fresh Snow. In California the death toll from a two week series of rain and snowstorms Rose to 14 As a Man was presumed drowned after falling into a Creek and a 91-year-old woman was killed in a car crash during a downpour. The Atlantic storm was blamed for four deaths two on highways and two from heart attacks and Many injuries. Heavy snowfall continued tuesday in Northern Maine where accumulations up to 15 inches were expected and Many schools were closed for a second Day. Dozens of schools also remained closed in the upper Hudson Valley of new York and a few schools were closed in Massachusetts. Icy roads triggered two Multi car collisions tuesday on route 128, the Highway around Boston. Some 15 vehicles including a a actor trailer piled up shortly after Midnight in brain tree to the South of Boston and 15 to 20 cars Slid into each other at about 11 . In Woburn. No injuries were reported. A Onitt California Bot Pital los Angeles a a bold arsonist is haunting the Backrooms and hallways of Cedars Sinai medical Center setting Small Smoky fires that investigators fear May portend a larger deadly blare. In the last six weeks the arsonist has struck 13 times sometimes while firefighters were dousing flames in another Section of the Hospital where such Hollywood celebrities As Johnny Carson and Elizabeth Taylor and the late Henry Fonda have gone for treat ment. The Hospital routine goes on. Altered Only by increased Security negotiations on voluntary lie Detector tests for employees and the occasional Wail of a Siren. No one has been injured by the fires which have caused several thousand dollars Worth of damage mostly from water said Hospital spokeswoman Virginia Bohannon. Two charged in bribe for birth Baltimore a two men were arrested tuesday on charges of bribing a state employee to obtain Blank birth certificates the Maryland attorney general s office reported. State police investigators charged Charles Thomas Allen 29. And Carl pm Mannel Richardson 32. With bribery and conspiracy to bribe an attorney general s spokesman said. The arrests were made outside a downtown state office Complex after the men had allegedly paid to a worker in the Maryland division of vital records for six Blank birth certificates the spokesman said. The employee who was not identified cooperated with investigators. Gary p. Jordan chief of criminal investigations for the attorney general s office declined to comment on Bow the Blank forms were to be used. However be noted a number of false birth certificates have turned up in the state in the last two years and described them As a key Way i which to obtain a new new right on Washington a borrowing Page from the strategy Book that made the new right a Force to be reckoned with a Liberal political action commit tee has made North Carolina sen. Jesse Helms the target of a negative advertising Campaign Victor Kamber. Head of the progressive political action committee wants to Plant the seeds of doubt about the Republican incumbent in newspaper ads throughout North Carolina. Helms is up for re election in 1984 new . Martha for d.c., named Washington a the Justice department tuesday announced the court appointment of Robert l mat thews a 35-year-old career employee of the Bureau of prisons As the new marshal for Washington. D c Matthews who has been Warden of the Federal correctional institution at Ashland. By since 1981, was named to the Post by the District court Here after he was recommended by attorney general William French Smith group to Appeal water rate hike by Nancy lose news port staff a citizens group Plant to Appeal a proposal rate increase by the Braddock water company. Members of the Braddock Heights Community association voted tuesday to spearhead an Appeal to the state Public service commission the pc held two Publ hearings on the increase proposal last december with Only one resident appearing to testify. Association members complained they were unaware of the hear Ings until a Story appeared la the news paper after Tae fact company ask cod the pc to allow it to increase Revenue m to by raising rates to percent for All . That would five the company a 12.8 percent return on its investment enough to keep to solvent to was noted at the december hearing. The company serves about 300 customers. According to the firm s Engineer a typical customer currently pays 992 a year which would jump to if the hike is approved. The last rate hike was i 1977. Several Days ago the company owned by David h. Yinger jr., Braddock Heights and his father seat customers a notice saying the pc hearing examiner authorised the rate hike Jan. 31. The pc however is allowing Public comment until March 2, before a final decision is made. Several members said the water company s letter probably dampened the turnout because residents would incorrectly assume there was nothing they could do. There were approximately 30 at the meeting. In the midst of the nearly two hour discussion to was suggested the county commissioners be approached about the possibility of the county buying the water company. The commissioners Are already eyeing the Purchase of several private companies. The Braddock group decided How Ever to confine its efforts now to Mak ing an Appeal of the proposed rate hike. The association plans to Soctt letters from individuals and submit them to the pc m a package for greater Impact among the issues expected to be addressed Are changes of inconsistent Bill ing of Long lapses Between complaints and of water to the company and action and pressure which does t meet department of health standards. State Anna May Hughes association chair woman said a state department of health Check revealed several Homes did t meet the required minimum of 25 pounds per Square Inch of pressure. In an attempt to Point out the inconsistent Billing charge the association is expected to Send the pc a letter from Janet Roberts chairman of the town s Pool committee. Mrs. Roberts said the 1979 Bill was i in 1980 to was and in 1981 to jumped to the amount came Down in 1982 to 135. Mrs. Roberts noted the Only water used from the company is for the Bath House the Pool is filled from private webs. She also noted the a fils did t con Tain meter readings. Another Issue citizens Are raising is that when the company got its last in crease to promised to make certain improvements. It was charged at least one of the planned improvements was t touched until 1981." several in the group stated they would t mind paying the extra costs if the Quality of service was improved. Contacted by Telephone after the meeting Yinger acknowledged he had been invited to attend the session but said the Cost of bringing along his attorney from Baltimore was prohibitive. Asked if he had any comments on the proposed Appeal Yinger said anyone can Appeal and the company s records headquartered in his West Patrick Street Law office Are open for inspection. Cam claims Sunshine Law takes precedence courthouse builder Renews bid to Force county to open records by Karen Gardner news Post staff the company which built Frederick county s new courthouse filed a motion for summary judgment last week to Force the county to open records concer Ning the construction for the company s inspection. Byron Cut exportation of technology to user . News Post Baltimore the Export of High technology to the soviet Union must be curtailed before any real headway in arms control talks can be made Accord ing to a member of the Bouse armed services committee. Rep. Beverly b. Byron a sixth spoke tuesday evening to the Baltimore coun cil of foreign affairs at the inner har Bor s world Trade Center. She focused on the issues of arms control National defense and balancing the budget rep. Byron cited the Gap Between . And soviet defense statuses and spend ing in the past decade which has left the United states in an inferior Post ton m arms negotiations. It is my better that our defense bin has become said mrs. Byron. Had we continued a deliberate measured investment in our defense components Over these last years we would not he required now of putting double in to Deraida the armed forces Aad fiscal responsibilities. The said that whee she strongly supports a Strong defense system one must weigh each hem care fully she opposes funding tar the my missile until deployment systems can be presented to make to a Viatte part of the system. She does however support the by bomber. Asked about the Ossot Estette of the by in Light of further technology she said that the stealth aircraft system would not be ready until the Early 1190s. While the by could be introduced now with advanced equipment to be known Asther la it is because of modernisation that i cannot support the nuclear freeze move ment. It is my impression that Fany supporters of the nuclear Freese equate modernisation with More weapons a larger strategic Force. Such is not the Case. Modernisation equates improve ments in existing forces not additions to existing Foreest be said. An adequate defense requires a responsible budget designed to address the military capabilities of the soviet Union not that country s pronounced in she said. Rep. Byron said she also had to weigh defense costs on the Impact to has on social programs. She frequently meets with social services representatives in Frederick to talk about programs and the Impact of budget cuts on it vixens. Rep. Byron said. Commenting on the Export of High technology the Congress woman noted the introduction of House Boffl 413, her proposal to License american firms dealing in this Type of equip sent to the soviets and considering the ultimate use of the equipment for Bottary purposes. Asked about the Sale to the soviets by other nations she said the . Must work with its Attres on that Issue. Asked about Al Salvador rep. Byron said she has great reservations about . Aid there especially after talking with cob Gressional members who have been then. On unemployment. Rep. Byron said she has not supported jobs Bills pro posed so far because they Are Only make work plans and what we need Are retraining programs that will insure longevity of careers for american workers our technology and Industry is changing and we must change with them asked whether president Carter or president Reagan bad a better National defense policy the Congress Onad declined comment Cam construction co. Of Cockey Suffle filed the motion in Baltimore county circuit court after filing a suit in december claiming the state s Sunshine Law takes precedence in this Case. The motion is scheduled to be heard at 9 . Feb. 23, in circuit court there. Cam claims in the suit the documents Are Publ record and according to the Sunshine Law company officials and attorneys have a right to see them. County attorney Lawrence w. Speelman responded tuesday asking that the motion he dismissed. In the counterclaim to Cam s Sunshine Law suit the county argues that the purpose of the Sunshine Law is to permit citizens to know what s going on in government Cam however wants the information for discovery purposes to use in the up coming arbitration Between the two the county claimed. Discovery is a Legal term which Means each Side in a Legal dispute wishes to determine the issues in a Case before to comes to trial or arbitration. The county claims the Sunshine Law should not be used for discovery Pur poses. Also m the suit the county claims the purpose of the upcoming arbitration is to keep the dispute out of court and that Cam s suit is circumventing that purpose by bringing the Case up before a court the county claims Cam s actions either waive its alleged agreement to arbitrate the dispute or allows the county to revoke any contract arbitration. Cam claims the request for records and the suit do not waive the company s right to arbitration with the county. Cam first asked the county to provide any and All documents which the county or its agents has in its custody per Taining to project in a let Ter dated oct. 28.1912. From Cam s at Torney William m. Huddles to the county commissioners. Speelman responded nov. 24 that the commissioners believed Cam s request was so Broad they could not possibly comply with the request according to continued on Page a-2 Washington merry go round Coto Aurist Jack Anderson questions the Impact on . Policy from executions in a South american nation.b-2 other Stencil believes president Reagan is not swayed by dig business. Robert real reveals the latest antics of his House eat. Holmes Alexander launches a series on the life Aad times of russian author Leo Tolstoy Hugh Mulligan looks at a Call for Good news from the White House. Dick deter reports of happenings i the world of show business.b-3 classified ads.c-l-5 editorials. Letters.b-2 farm Market reports.c-7 other views. People. Sports. .a-7 .b-3 .c4 by weather map.a-2 High pressure Over the Eastern . Will continue to produce fair and season ably cold weather through thursday. Western Maryland Carroll Frederick Howard. Montgomery and Washington counties mostly sunny today highs near 40 fair and cold tonight lot in the 20s. Increasing Clouds of thursday with a Chance of Light ran or Snow by night highs near 40. Maryland mountains partly Cloudy today and tonight then increasing Clouds of thursday highs both Days in the 30s, tows tonight near 20. Temperatures yesterday Frederick. 39-29 Hage Towa 37-32 Westminster 38-31 Gaithersburg 38-27 Leesburg. 46-27. A Tref leaker

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