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   Capital, The (Newspaper) - March 8, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland                               V 'fEflPS UPSET N.C. IN ACC TOURNEY SEE PAGE 13 HOWELL MICROFILMS P 0 1558 LAUREL MD lie Tomorrow's Warmer For see page 11. VOL. Cl NO. 57 MARCH 25 Cents GOOD PONT FORGET Tavern and community life in the 18th century will be recreated from l to 4 p.m. today and tomorrow at London Town Publik House. Admission is charged. HOME OF THE WEEK pie find space in their 25-year- old Page 25. .STATE land's for insuring money in bankrupt savings and loan associations to 000 for each depositor instead of each account was aban- doned in a House committee. Page 4. President Reagan has sent his top diplomatic trouble- shooter on a search for peace in Central while ap- pealing anew for military aid. to rebels fighting the Sandinis- ta government. Page 2. The nation's civilian unem- ployment rate soared from 6.7 percent to 7.3 percent in Feb- the largest monthly gain in nearly six years. Page 3. SPORTS Four county teams will ad- vance to the state tournament in Catonsville after sweeping their girls' basketball region- all last night PEOPLE Jacob K. a liberal Republican and civil rights champion who overcame the clubbiness of the U.S. Senate and becamel one of most re- s p e c t e died night West Pali He was 81. Javits.L who suffered from amyotroph- ic lateral a progres- sive muscle and nerve disorder also known as Lou Gehrig's died at Good Samari- tan Hospital after being brought in earlier in the a nursing supervisor said. was a truly great Amer- ican com- said Sen. Edward D- Mass. the very he taught us with his own inspir- ing example to care about those less lortuate than our- As his condition deteriorat- the disease hampered Ja- vks' physical but it never dulled his sharp mind. does not stop with ter- minal Illness. Only the patient stops if he doesn't have the will to go forward with tin jmtil death overtakes said in 1984. je Jtvtts represented New York ta UK fettle fcr 24 a record tor the state. For a look at other people in the see Ptge S. LQTTB9Y rfaabers 4riwt 4 4 41 pages. Otssiffed Ads 2M7 DOG DAYS City K-9 unit resisting cuts The suspect hiding under a car in the Eastport parking lot aimed his loaded .357 magnum handgun at Sgt. Kenneth Martin. he had fired three shots at police while naming from an Center. Although Martin didn't realize that the gun was trained on a German Shepherd on the city's K-9 was hot on the suspect's trail. With Officer Walter Tucker Niki dove under the grabbed the man's arm with his teeth and pulled him out before he could shoot. it hadn't been for Tucker and his Sgt. Martin would have been said Cpl. John supervisor of the K-9 unit. Mellon used the 1981 example as one reason Jto maintain the three-member K-9 which has been threatened by a consultant's recommendations. Carroll Buracker and which issued a 120-page management study on the department earlier this said the K-9 force should be reduced to one officer and dog. Buracker said that would cut costs and avoid because the county and state police also have K-9 units that can serve Annapolis. both Have crack K-9 unto and they both have K-9 units he said. think that is a lot of duplication of services and the taxpayers have to pay for The extra two officers should be reassigned to regular he said. officers on the force consi- der the K-9 proposal one of Buracker's most controversial recommendations. away with our K-9 unit is Ptttto by Bob OHberl CPL. JOHN supervisor of ttw Annapolis Police Department's K-9 and his Buck. totally said Mellon. Lt. John vcitjT police said a three-jnember K-9 team is necessary in Annapolis with Us crowded influx of tourists and high number of office buildings and state and federal property. The department frequently protects and dogs are essential for that duty. Supreme Court justices and other high-ranking officials have visited he said. resources are stretched but to-redfoce the nawber of flogs would stretch them even he said. formed in Annapolis with two dtigs in now has three mem- bers with MelJon and Tucker and and Officer J. Duane Nuck- els and The K-9 team is invaluable when it comes to searching tracking on Page Col. Shore criteria advances House cammittee By PAT RIVIERE Staff Writer proved legislationaTopting development criteria for the Chesapeake Bay shoreline. But lawmakers opposed to parts of the criteria set the stage for a confrontation over legislation that will weaken the development guidelines. intend on supporting but I truly have some grave doubts about Del. John D- St. told the House Environmental Matters Committee. Parlett said he intends to support some of the 13 bills revamping the criteria. The bills were introduced by Eastern Shore legislators who complain that the criteria unfairly hinder development in the primarily rural counties. Del. Samuel Q. Johnson said all Eastern Shore legislators are opposed to the resolution in favor of cleaning up the Chesapeake but we think this has a lot of Johnson said. The committee voted 22-2 to send the resolution to the House floor for consideration. Johnson and Del. Ronald A. voted against it. A companion resolution has already passed the Senate. A Senate committee has also killed all but two bills Eastern Shore legislators introduced ia The mi The criteria call for one I _____________ _____ are primarily forest land or fw Eastern Shore legislators have been lobbying for dwelling per 8 or some compromise that would allow more building in the resource area. The Critical Areas Comttfision was created by the General Assembly in 1984. The commis- sion was the centerpiece of Gov. Harry Hughes' on Page Col. liability limit rejected. Page 4. 'Nursery' may cool company critics By EFFIE COWMAN Staff Warm water flowing from Nevamar's man- ufacturing plant occasionallyxhas landed the Odenton company in hot wat But now the firm is teaming with biologists from Anne Arundel Community College to show that industrial'discharges can rather than the environment. Company officials announced Wednesday that Neva mar has awarded a grant to the college to grow marsh plants in the hot- water pond behind its plant. Once converted to a the steam-radiating pond will enable scientists to produce plants according to horti- culture professor Stephen Ailstock. plants reared in the pond will be offered free to communities that want to curb shoreline erosion or attract wildlife. The experimental is possible because of a manufacturing process that has sharply divided local environmental- ist groups. The pond is filled with groundwater that has been pumped through pipes to cool newly manufactured laminating according to John senior vice preisdent at Nevamar. By the time is empties into the the water sometimes is as hot as 108 degrees. It cools up to 20 degrees in the pond. The firm has come under attack from Save Our Streams for discharging hot water into Picture Spring a stream that begins at the pond and feeds into the Severn River. The group claims the hot water and metals in the discharge have virtually destroyed aquatic life in the tiny stream. Since Save Our Streams has fought Nevamar's efforts to renew its discharge permit with the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. The permit is being withheld pending further appeals. Other conservationists maintain that the water has minimal affects on the environ- ment Without the two million gallons of water discharged daily from Picture Spring Branch would be said James E. of Severna who chairs the State Water Quality Advisory Commission. The water is kept in separate pipes and is used only for so it can't be contami- nated by industrial he said. The nursery will be operated once the firm its permits and completes about worth of renovations to the Whalen said. The renovations will widen and deepen the pond so that the water stays there long enough to cool to at least 90 he said. While these renovations are required under the new health department they also will make the pond ideal for Ailstock said. During a tour for politicians and communi- ty Ailstock pointed out tiny weeds he planted last week and small fish that skirt through the one-foot-deep pond. Within a few he the pond could support enough plants to begin giving them away. Once the pond also will serve as an outdoor classroom and provide new scientific information on the growth patterns of underwater and shore Ailstock said. And it could spur other county industries to Consider environmental uses for discharged he said. While the concept of a thermal plant nursery is it follows a trend by business to find environmental uses for indus- trial ponds. Elsewhere in these ponds have been used to rear striped bass and oysters. Living her 2nd century County woman may be the world's oldest person By JODY VOLLMAR Staff Writer An Anne Arunoel County native now living in 8 nursing home in Mariey may be the oldest person in the world but lack of a birth certificate could keep her out of the Book of World Emma Brosdwater who turn 115 on Aug. was born in 1171 in Mafothjr Maryland didn't begin issuing birth until When a 120-year-old Japanese man died two weeks a spokesman for Guinness announced that a Welsh womtu 112-year-old Anna Elita had assumed the tttte of oldest living human. Cyd an assistant editor fas Guinness' New York said the organtttttoe would he glad to a correction if Mrs. Thomas coald prove her date rfttrth we rtcthw we can't const- shtsfttt. ether hire claimed to ht the oldest said. Tfce oWest ttfw ta North EMMA THOMAS w MM strofif at 090114. dishonest but they just think something that isn't Ms. Smith said. Although a family Wok might have how acceptable to Harriet Thomas's -Wi htw pmL A said their tamOy was they eft. Tlisy I Loman files for Circuit Court By DEBRA VIADERO Staff Writer District Court Judge Donald Lowman yesterday officially jumped into the race for a Circuit Court becom- ing the first candidate in 12 years to challenge a sitting county Circuit Court judge. feel that I have a great breadth of experience at far at said bowman. a veteran of 17 yean in the legal system. He filed for the Circuit Court seat yesterday with the ttate Board of Elections. Lftwmaa challenges Judge Robert H. Heller Jr. who hit the year pott his appointment almost two ytars ago. becoming a Lowman breaks with long standing custom hi Anm- All draft Cocrt jMfees mist office slier hctag an- the governor. Bat in this they traditionally run unopposed. felt the public was entitled to the best qualified judge it can Lowman said. they're suggesting it that people shouldn't have the right to And in a campaign where neither judge plans to sacrifice hit objectivity for partisan or issue the only issue may be Lowman's decision to run. doesn't said 43. when heard that he offkUUy faced i challenge. just think it's unfortunate for the bar tnd Mw public Heller local who must practice before the wiener may fed caught in the middle of the raw. wowM a person who IB court feet tf he knew the attorney for tht ofttr sMt had rontrthats Fnflt it Oni   

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