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   Capital, The (Newspaper) - March 25, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland                               HOWELL MICROFILMS P 0 BOX 1558 LAUREL MD 20707 jttie Tomorrow's Pleasant For see page 9. VOL Cl NO. 71 MARCH 25 Cents PONT FORGET The West Virginia Wesleyan Concert Jazz Ensemble and the' Severna Park High School Stage Ensemble will give a free concert at p.m. to- morrow in the high school 60 Robinson Road. AREA DRUNKEN DRIVING bill passes the House. Page 29. TALK OF THE TOWN HERMAN URBACH is just to old school chum Ed Koch. Page 29. BUSINESS A BRITISH SAILBOAT builder moves offices here. Page 11. COMPUTERS HEWLETT-PACKARD'S Vectra is an attractive AT clone. Page 16. ENTERTAINMENT ANNAPOLIS SYMPHONY concert swings. Page 26. OSCARS OF leads the Academy Awards. Page 27. STATE COMMUNITY SAVINGS and Loan is sold to Mellon Bank. Page 4. NATION NICARAGUAN SOLDIERS chase Contra rebels into south- CONSUMER PRICES de- cline for the first time in three years. Page 3. SPORTS Navy's David Robinson is an AH American. Page 19. PEOPLE Monday was just another working day for ALFRED even though it was his 100th birthday. life isn't worth Burin said. He has put in 84 years with Globe Shipping Co. in Jersey starting as a clerk at age 16 in moving with the firm to the United States in rising to presi- dent and chairman of the board and still going strong. He retired as but continues as a broker. just an ordinary busi- nessman. There's nothing else. I just happen to be which is a little he said. Until a year Burin went to the office five days a week. Now he works four days a taking a taxi from his Manhattan apartment. He said he keeps working because he likes it. I have no he said. tried collecting stamps. That didn't work out. My hobby was Burin's secretary for IVi Marilyn Nacbwalter of said her nice arrives in the morning to Age 100 feels pretty much like said whose Mabel died last year at His recipe for longevity in- cludes ao after-work shot of whiskey and straight life. No fooling around you know what I For a took at other people in the news see ptgt 3 LOTTERY Numbers drawn Three-difH IN. 4 1MI 25 INDEX 4 sections. 31 ptffes. dfcodar Classified Ads CQfaUUM Cftssword Mtrttte...... OMtaartos fnficttoat IS ..M I .t I Fire exchanged for 2nd day U.S. strikes Libyan boats By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON Libya today fired at least six more missiles at U.S. warplanes flying over the disputed Gulf of the Pentagon said. The United States retaliated against two Libyan patrol boats and radar leaving one boat in flames. Debris was spotted after the other vessel was hit by an American the Pentagon said. Robert the Defense Department's chief said it was not clear how much damage had been inflicted on the radar sites. U.S. forces sustained no damage in the he said. Since Libya first fired on the U.S. forces up to 12 SA-5 and SA-2 missiles had been directed at American ships and the spokesman said None of the Libyan missiles hit their targets. Four Libyan ships and at least one radar site were attacked in Sims said. Six Libyan missiles were fired at U.S. forces between a.m. EST and 2.15 p.m. EST Sims said in summarizing the action. Another six missiles were fired late in the with the last being detected between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. EST he added. Eastern Standard Time is six hours behind the time in the gulf. Libyan strongman Moammar Khadafy had threatened any of the U.S. forces taking part in a large naval exercise if they crossed his of which cuts across the north- ern boundary of the Gulf of Sidra. Libya claims the an appendage of the as its own. United States regards it as international waters. Sims said a Libyan patrol boat that was preparing to attack the U.S. 6th fleet was with a surface-to-surface at p.m. EST yesterday by the cruiser Yorktowa. Sims said this confrontation oc- curred in the Mediterranean outside the Gulf of Sidra and that debris from the patrol boat had later been spotted. It was the first Pentagon announcement that a Libyan ship had ventured north of the of At Sims the United States launched its second attack of the day on a radar site serving missile batteries at Libya. The spokesman said two A-7 attack jets from the carrier Saratoga fired missiles at radar site that was radiating at the He added that the Pentagon had not deter- mined so far whether the radar units in the latest attack were the same ones attacked earlier yesterday. The spokesman said the confrontation con- tinued as dawn broke over the Mediterranean. At a.m. attack jets from two carriers hit another Libyan patrol boat that had been detected sailing from the port at on the eastern rim of the Gulf of Sidra. Sims said two A-6 attack jets one from the carrier Coral Sea and another from the carrier Saratoga had left the boat dead in AP pnoto UP FOR SPRIMCa Crocuses wwe in full bloom near the State House yesterday when the temperature hit a spring-like 58 degrees. Warmer weather Is on the way. For seepage 9. Council OKs police reforms By KEVIN DRAWBAUGH Staff Writer More police officers will patrol city streets this the City Council ordered last night. In a unanimous the council approved a package of 28 orders to Police Chief John C. Schmitt to reform his troubled department. Nearly 40 including the attended the council witnessing first- hand the vote that should bring about changes some of them have wanted for years. The council's orders will require Schmitt to trim the police department's command struc- ture from seven to four divisions At least a dozen officers should be freed from desk assignments and reassigned to patrol under Changes put more officers on street the orders. The orders are' based on an exhaustive study of the city's 101-officer force conducted last year by a private consulting firm. Budget savings of as much as were projected by the firm if all its recommenda- tions were implemented Aldermen said those estimates were too high and savings would likely be smaller. The council's orders also will require Schmitt Establish permanent foot patrol beats in the downtown and Clay Street areas to be manned by at least four regular officers working 8-hour Keep the rank of corporal in the com- mand but reassign ten current corporals from office to patrol Eliminate the current unpopular three- shift work system and adopt a five-shift system that puts more officers on the street and helps boost Keep the current force of three officers and dogs in the department's K-9 Corps. Install computers in the department's clerical section to make record-keeping more on Page Col. AP U.S. AIRCRAFT hit missile site at Sirte. the water and on fire. Life rafts were spotted in the water after the and Libyan search and rescue helicopters had been seen in the area. on Page Col. Leaders back confrontation. Page 2. Seat belt required House approves buckle-up bill By PAT RIVIERE Staff Writer Without discussion or the House early this morning passed legislation requiring Maryland motorists to wear seat belts. As the House session lumbered past mid- the House voted 8945 to approve the mandatory seat belt bill Among the 13 Anne Arundel County dele-t. only Dels. Charles W. Kolod-v D-Glen and William D- voted against the bill. The Senate already has passed its version of the which is essentially the same as the House version. The bill requires the driver and the front seat passenger next to the door to buckle up beginning July 1. Violators could be fined up to but failure to wear a seat belt could not be used in court as evidence that a motorist contributed to an accident. Passengers 16 years old and older would be ticketed. The driver would be ticketed if the passenger not wearing a belt was under 16. The bill applies to all motorists traveling on Maryland roadways. Under the police officers could only issue tickets for not wearing seat belts if the car was stopped for another violation. Proponents of a seat belt law mounted a massive lobbying campaign last year and managed to win passage of a bill in the Senate. But the mandatory legislation was killed by the House Judiciary which this year brought the bill to the House floor for a vote. Regulations issued two years ago by the U.S. Department of Transportation sparked nationwide debate over the issue. The regulations require automobile manu- facturers to install air bags unless states with two thirds of the nation's population enact mandatory seat belt legislation by 1989. M Page Col. House sportf authority. Page 4. County goals include better services By CHRISTINE NEUBERGER Staff Writer Calling it a for quality accountable to taxpay- County Executive 0. James Lighthizer today committed his ad- ministration to an ambitious set of election year goals The objectives for the coming fis- cal fear strew tougher control of tighter environmental safe- improved financial manage- ment and better delivery of public services The 133 new listed m a report scheduled for release chart a course for the county a direction that may have turns too costly to take. The called Objectives and Accomplish also reveals what the coun ty has been doing for the past year Among the noteworthy the county proposes to dispatch special toed crime-prevention teams to iden- tify and address neighborhood problems. Under another the coun- ty will build its first public swim- ming pool at a site adjacent to Annapolis Senior High School off Riva Road. Goals also call upon the county to help the elderly and disabled remain in their the homeless find a place to call and working parents who must be away from home. Other major objectives propose that the Set up a physical fitness pro- gram for all county including regular medical exams and drug Establish a Network of Neigh- bors Program within minority com- munities to help address human relations issues and resolve com- Launch a emergency program for parents under stress to protect children who face risk of possible abuse or neglect The goals emerged during a two- day strategic planning session last September when Lighthizer met with department heads to assess the goals of the administration Like the yearly long-range plan- ning publication of the goals has become an annual ritual. The 112-page which coal to marks the eulmj. nation of the third effort to set in the Lighthiter administration laying out a plan of thai we made sure we have tt stretch to maet these Page GOOD DEED Farmers help out neighbor .11 DI PERLM4N Smith ountj Staff Writer shmiiri hive been plowing their own fiflrti for Saturday U just another ir wene reminiscent of the old fMhioned touth county fanners their time and equip- ment Saturday to help aa elderly farmer correct a erosion problem NorvaJ tow will save at least t far washing off his 43-acre farm into Muddy a West River tribji- Ury For both the Anne Arundel County Young Farmers and the county Soti Cofiservauon which super- vised installation of tht erottaa- comtrol the morning was unique district workers deal with the farmer himself. This was the first time they instructed volun- teers M SMMQBKelat's art too tatv with their own crops to take time to perform good deeds for their neigh just don't have farmers get- ting together like this very extension agent Turp Garrett said at he watched the young farmeri in the field should home said Jeff president of the Anne Arundel County Youg as be inspected some land. is prabfMr oae-ttrae thing y should be home plowing show people we're interested in helping control Young V f f   

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