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   Capital, The (Newspaper) - April 19, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland                               Classified- 768-7000 Circ News HOWELL MICROFILMS P 0 BOX 1558 LAUREL Tomorrow's Cloudy For eoa pago 7. VOL. Cl NO. 93 MD 20707 MARYLAND. APRIL 25 Cants PONT FORGET VOCALIST JIMMY PAYNE will present a concert to bene- fit United Cerebral Palsy at 8 tonight at Maryland- Hall for the Creative Constitution Avenue and Greenfield Street. Tickets will be sold at the door. HOME OF THE WEEK AFTER 18 a sive and his wife have their Winchester Road house the way they like it. Page 9. ENTERTAINMENT at Balti- more's Mechanic Theatre is another enjoyable Neil Simon's autobiography. Page IS. STATE THE CHESAPEAKE Bay Foundation has set up a pro- gram to ensure that municipal- ities and counties comply with strict new controls on land use along the shores of the bay and its tributaries. Page 4. A 62-YEAR.OLD university Peter has become the first American confirmed killed in the Le- banese nightmare of kidnap- threat and murder. Page 2. AMERICANS' PERSONAL income rose a tiny 0.2 percent in. the government re- ported as the Fed- eral Reserve Beard said it was cutting a key lending rate to the lowest level in eight years. Page BUSINESS A SPARES TUNE-UP fran- part of a nationwide chain of specialty tune-up cen- opens in Pasadena today. Page 16. SPORTS RANKED No. 4 in hosts seventh-ranked Virginia tomorrow. Page PEOPLE CHRYSLER CORP. Chair- man and bestvseinng author Lee lacocca got married hi a ceremony so private that even the bride's sister didn't attend. just decided not to have anyone Betty J. Clark-Pritchett said of lacocca and her sister Peggy Johnson. thought if they invited a lot of it would get out of Ms. an advertis- ing executive in New met lacocca about 2V4 years ago. They became engaged in January 1985. The wedding was Thursday at St Patrick's Cathedral in New York. Ms. Clark-Pritchett said she couldn't divulge the honeymoon but that it was in the United States. The couple plan to live at lacocca's home in Detroit and also spend time at their New York Ms. Clark- Pritcbettsaid. The author of also has homes in Boca and in Italy. lacocca'i first died in 1983. For a look at other people in the tee Page 3. LOTTERY Numbers drawn Three-digit HI. Pick 4 INDEX 5 SO pages. Business Calendar Classified Ads Conies. caimans Crossword Editorials Hornet Movie OMtaaries Police Beat Starts Stack Tefevisfctt II '10 2741 17 8 IS 9 15 7 7 13 49 14 FULL SAIL optimism usher in show ByDEBRAVIADERO Business Writer The sun shined on the Sandy Point Boat Show yesterday for what seemed like-the first time in four years. for both the industry and the fledgling that could be an omen. The Marine Trades Association of Maryland launched the first show in 1982 because local boat brokers squeezed out by the big international shows in the fall and the said Jeff the show's promoter. wanted something of their Holland said. But bad weather and somewhat low attendance plagued the show each spring. The Sandy Point show also opens in the shadow of the interna- tionally known U.S. Powerboat and U.S. Sailboat held at City Dock every fall. had a few rocky years getting'it Holland said. Yesterday the show opened with more exhibitors than includ- ing 260 sailboats and powerboats in the charter foul weather antique cigarette deck shoes and sunshine. Weather forecasters predict more good weather throughout the weekend. The show will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and4omorrow. Boat dealers and charter companies also forecast clear sailing for the boat- ing market this think it's going to be a good year. The economy is good. Families are wasting to get out on the water. 1 The Rev. Charles Si Everett G.. Pettigrew Amos Bruce E. W Shaw have acted the four are coming ____ aboard new Kellogf was J castanven to COBM The itadetatttis weekend at____ oa Page Col. v _ BIU. ANfrSMtet of Pasadena aiQnc on 33-foot Winga yvttwttay at the Sandy Point Boat Show. Plpkens sell DNR explMm boating laws ByEFFffiCOTTMAN Staff Writer The best way to avoid a brush with the law on your boat is to spend time with police .before according to Department of Natural Resources. That's why natural resources who patrol Maryland waters and are holding an open house April 26 and 27 to explain laws and safety tips and unveil new efforts to stop drunken boating. Gov. Harry Hughes announced yester- day that Maryland has been chosen by the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism to develop a model program to reduce the number of acci- dents caused by drunken boaters. The program will be a joint effort of the private federal agencies and the state departments of natural re- health and mental hygiene and the governor said. Both the boating and beer industries don't want people to learn from Capt Frank DNR police have agreed to participate in the public education campaign. The main thrust of the program will be to increase public awareness of the problems caused by drunken boaters. The campaign will be kicked off April 26 at -Sandy Point State Park in a demonstration sponsored by the Depart- ment of Natural Resources. Admission to the park will be free that day to encourage attendance. On both April 26 and the depart- ment will sponsor activities at the park to make people aware of the drunken boating program and other law enforce- ment efforts. Officers will offer tips on preparing boats for launch and equipping them with required safety said Capt. Frank regional commander for the DNR police. don't want people to learn from Wood said. want them to learn before the Police will demonstrate towing tech- niques and show how to respond to onboard he said. And they'll provide rides on patrol boats and the DNR he said. Wood said the event also was de- signed to show that DNR police do more than patrol Maryland waters. Exhibits on Maryland's fowl and mammals will show the natural re- sources that police try to he said. purpose of this whole thing is for the public to be more familiar with oa Page Col. Abuse of funds alleged Housing authority hires D.C. counsel 7 By KEVIN DRAWBAUGH Staff Writer A city bousing authority commissioner has accused his fellow commissioners of abusing government by hiring a private law firm to defend them against charges of misconduct. commission Chairman I Commissioners William E. amson and the Rev. Winslow D. re hired a large law firm to defend them against allegations of of and The Plotkin was improperly placed under contract to the federally funded housing authority last Simms charged. money should not be spent to defend these guys It's an abuse of housing authority Simms said. The four commissioners should hire counsel on their own and then seek reimbursement for legal fees if they are found innocent of the he said. Simms demanded that the four commissioners cancel plans to pay the law firm out of housing authority funds. the appropriation of any funds is not I will be forced to seek legal representation on behalf of the interests of the housing authority to stop housing authority money from being spent for these Simms said. Pettigrew and Williamson declined to comment on Simms' charges. Shaw and Amos could not be reached for comment yesterday afternoon. The four commissioners were accused last week by a rojjHtipa of publfar housing tenants of nine instances of misconduct and neglect of duty. Among the accusations made is that the commissioa- Arthur G. Strissel boosing Page eyed for students in Broadneck By JACQUELINE TENCZA Staff Writer About 200 Broadneck Elementary School students would be shuttled to Annapolis or Severna Park schools under an alternative proposal to ease overcrowding on the .peninsula. The plan to reduce the space crunch at Broadneck Elementary School' calls for redrawing linos so 90 Broadneck Elementary pupils living in St Margarets would attend Annapolis and 125 students from four Broadneck subdivisiens would move into Oak Hill Elementary Schooh County School Superintendent Robert C. Rieeaaid the students would return to Broadneck schools in the sixth grade. The advantage of this proposal is that enrollment projections show there will be adequate space for the students to remain in the other schools for three to five years. it does not meet the community request to solve the problem on the Rice said. The alternative was developed at the request of toe county Board of Education after it reviewed Rice's recommendation of April 2. on Page CoL Firefighters smoking out arsonists By JEFF DAVIS Staff Writer Despite a recent rash of arsons on West firefighters appear to have doused the problem in Annapo- lis. Since a task force was created hi 1990 to fight arson in the deliberately set fires have dropped by a whopping 70 percent In 271 caaes were reported. By 1985 the figure had dropped to a 13 percent decline from 1994. Bat Capt Albert B. Baer says the war against arson cannot be ignored when the start to look food. know the figurta are tat the actual pyrot and hard-core flro- setters are atfQ said of the departaMot's Bortaa of Investi- gation. roust still keep track of arsonists Uvinf in the Baer said. They frequently conduct Mr- vcfDaaee of inspects and potential arsoa Particular attention is patt to Aa- aapolis' so-tailed arson which extends west en Want Street Croat Cfesreh drek to the Parole area bafare toning east along Forat Drive to Bant Drive nf oa Watt at tht ana ta the danatly populated housing developments along Forest Drive. In the investigation of the fires that damaged five buildings on West Street charges have been filed against convicted arsonist Stev- en Warren 20. who is being held at the county Detentiao Center without is accused of setting a fire that fotted a building at 817 West St. The two-story wood frame building boused offices and the Hair Is hair- dresser's shop. Franklin also was charged with setting a fire March 18 In a car parked it Duke of Gloucester Street parking lot Other recent anon under investigation la the area include the former Samaritan 174 West which wai gutted Jin the Mid-Laotic Manufacturing Corp 175 West a sbed behind the taa trash containers behind the Memge 238 West and a shed at 944 West St are being offered for tefaraattoa leading to the said. The Arsoa Con- trot Association of Maryland oper- ates a SIMM revohrinf fund To an anonjaiani tUD 1499- aa FmfFtAMTEUft hooo down   

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