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Capital, The (Newspaper) - January 10, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland Friday Robinson Is In 'All-World' form. 8UPAOB17 t 2 o Discover your artistic talents. SEE SECTION INSIDE home for kMs. News Business lie Tomorrow's fair For see 7. JANUARY 25 Cents Report notes 'flawed system' Greed cited in crisis GOOD PONT FORGET The Chesapeake Sport Fish- ing Show is open from 6 to 10 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and from 10 a.m. to streets. Admission is charged. AREA Attorney William Turc is named to fill a vacant House of Delegates seat. Page 25. ETCETERA A restaurant customer got caught with his pants down. Page 25. BUSINESS Analysts say the huge drop in the stock market isn't cause for great concern. Page 24. ENTERTAINMENT Artists Marian Figlio and Laura Higgins Palmer have works on display. Page 14. ARUNDEL ARTIST The Pendragon Gallery's Best of is a welcome recap. Page 15. STATE Scientists confirm that Hal- ley's comet contains water. Page 4. Secretary of State George Shulti says the United States may need to use force against terrorism. Page 2. Wholesale prices rose a mod- est 1.8 percent in 1985. Page 3. SPORTS The Philadelphia Flyers came away with a 4-0 victory over Washington. Page 17. PEOPLE The British band Dire Straits and its Mark led the nominees Thursday for the annual Grammy while Are the re- helved six I and Phil Col- Tina Turner and Sting had _____ fire each. Din whose era in album features no-nonsense musical crafts- was nominated for record of the album of the year and best rock petorm- aaee by a duo or group for For Kaopfier's eight nominations included work with Dire Straits and Chat Atkins. He was aoaiaated with Sting tor writing softg of the tor Bsjsafiar's aaaasMtioas slto todwW his wort both at a praftocer sad a nasteiaa. Por more people in the news. LOTTERY HasBhan arswa Kl. Pkt 4 mi INDfX 4 sections. 12 pages. ...24 11 .14.11 .....T .....T .1941 ....0 By PAT RIVIERE ii and loan officials and their hand-picked state regulators brought Maryland thrifts to the brink of collapse last according to a state investigator. sL In a 457-page report unveiled to a packed joint session of the General Assembly yester- Wilbur D. Preston the state's special painted a sordid picture of greed and violations that spread like a As legislators listened Preston said the major causes of the crisis The lack of Individuals in the savings and loan industry who violated the law by taking depositors' money for their own A flawed system which permitted the industry to make and enforce its own The the legislature and the Attor- ney General's Office also contributed to the but to a lesser Preston charged. The scope and depth of the report drew praise from legislators and state who also said they were shocked at some of the dealings by savings and loan insiders. on what I I think anybody who heard it would be shocked and said. Sea. John Park. the Senate minority is vice chairman of a special bipartisan Senate committee that will review savings and loan Preston placed most of the blame on Charles S. director of the state division of savings and which is charged with regulating the and on Charles C. Hogg president of the former Maryland Savings-Share Insurance a private in- surance fund that guaranteed depositors' ac- counts in the 102 thrifts in the state. In addition to the criticism of the regula- SPECIAL COUNSEL Wilbur D. Preston Jr. details his report on the thrift crisis to a joint session of the General Assembly yesterday. the report also was sharply critical of Baetjer and one of Mary- land's most prestigious law firms. It said the firm represented Jeffrey Levitt and Old Court at the same time it was general counsel to MSSIC and improperly advised MSSIC that it could insure every account up to and not limit insurance to for each depositor. A written statement issued by Baetjer and Howard said an in-house investi- gation turned up venal activity by anyone hi our and no actions that contributed to the toss of money by any savings and loan depositors. Most legislators said they were shocked to learn that illegal acts and unacceptable oper- ating practices within the state thrifts had been going on since 1978. was appalled and said Del. Robert D-Annapolis. on Page Col. Sale of 2 new. Page 4. protests 1st day. Page 5. Man indicted in rabbi's hit-run death By JOANNA RAMEY Staff Writer A county grand jury yesterday indicted a Davidsonville man for the hit-and-run death of a popular An- napolis rabbi killed in front of his synagogue nearly seven months ago. Thomas E. Bowles was named in a 10-count indictment that included charges of automobile man- vehicular drunken driving and driving without lights. The grand which has met several times over the last six months to investigate the deliberated 15 minutes before charg- ing said Deputy State's At- torney Frank Weathersbee. Rabbi Morris D. Rosenblatt died instantly June 29 after being struck by a van as he crossed Hilltop Lane from Kneseth Israel where he had been spiritual leader for 40 years. was crossing the street to his house after leaving Sabbath services. Other congrega- tion members were getting into their cars when they heard the impact and saw a van speeding city police said. was there a second after it said Zev the synagogue's cantor. was clear it was a hit-and-run. There is no way the driver didn't know he hit some- At a bail hearing in Annapolis late Circuit Court Judge Bruce C. Williams did not require Bowles to post bond. He will remain free until bis which has not yet been scheduled. The news that someone will stand trial for the rabbi's death will be a relief to his family and the congrega- Goldfischer said. it be a sign for other people in the future to not behave like that on the he said. The prosecution's case against Bowles is circumstantial because no one could tell who was Weathersbee said. It was within the grand jury's power to compel witnesses to testify which made it possible to gather the evidence to charge the south county he said. Thirteen witnesses appeared be- fore the 23-person which is comprised of registered voters and meets in secret. The witnesses included Bowies' and his two daughters. Bowles could not be required to testify and he has refused to talk with police. on Page Col. LONG TOUR 40 years he gets ByLOElAINCAHEAlN Staff Writer Por Battle of the Bulge veteran Roland B. history has takan an unexpected turn. The semi-retired plumber was recently summoned to Fort George G. to receive the BraoM Star m private owtmo- ay more thaa 40 years after Us division snasbed through the Siegfried Uot and halpad stop Httltr'i ill.fsted oooaterof- tensive The M-year-oid Annapolis rest- who lerved La a crack tefaatry division of Pattea's Tttrtf had attflkde all alaag tor the medal. Bat the Paaugoft finally bahf a earassaay hataaii of a raaaaat by Tty- aua'i sea vaster ajfcMft MrpHBB MMn V. aatrFradarictMa thay tafcfl akaat waa the WAn H vatafat PlONKid sX Taytwan wftli hie Star. Sittte of the Balge. Noae af the eataasftft ktfrrif Uha tfcay ware tkaa aasd at tha afltaan sunaaaajtai U. Praakftaaartai a saw af easM aa aad saaak soy Unaided Crews refuse to move body of AIDS patient By DAN CASEY Staff Writer County police officers and a county medical examiner tried for hours to have the body of an AIDS patient removed from his Severn home on Dec but no one would take to a county police report. A Baltimore fuaeral hone finally took the body of Utah P. of 8227 Stewartoa but aot until more than five hours after Cotton poUee A county paramedic squad and three ambulance crews declined to remove Cotton's body from his fire officials confirmed. Bat i county fire department spokesman laid Cottoo'i illness had nothing to do with the decision not to remove hit body just didn't have an imbnl- aace said Deputy Fire Atateistrator Wffliaai H Hafadora. Is the wake of this toddaat sad aaother rtceat case la which s eoaa- ty assbalaaet crew did traaaaart a eaaflnsad vfettai af AIDS to s haaai- tal the fire iapasfjaeat has Hs BMdteal eaaatdsr faMa- Haas tor daatssf with vkttm af Ike tha case af Cottaa'i a was at tha scene when police arrived. But par- amedic which are equipped with special Uft-svpport do not transport bodies under any circum- Hagedorn said. At the request of police and Dr. Janet a county medical fire dispatchers contacted three volunteer companies. Ambul- ance crews st those stations were Hagadorn said. In oas aa imbalance at Station 27 to Maryland Ctty was of At SUtioa B Odeatoa sad SUtioa in we would have hsd to da is take s fire track oat of for a craw to man the tnbtUace. ntaadora said. normal procedure when we determine it U s DOA oa is that it baeossas the aer's respontfbiHy to remove tbt be Mid try to help out In the day aod early tveaiBft we try to get s efew. tvea tt'i not always Wheeler agraed that tt tsa't the lire aeatrtmeat'i rssaaasthilty to baafet. Bat thay rafast his raaoasts to ao sa oaty abaat aarcaat at tha he saM. faaaj la
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