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   Capital, The (Newspaper) - May 9, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland                               South It's sale and supper SEE PAGE 13 l A guide to the J9 Preakness party. SEE SECTION INSIDE Your waytobMt WflMM Tomorrow's Some sun For see page 7. VOL Cl NO. 110 MAY 25 Cents GOOD PONT FORGET The YWCA's 23rd Annual Circle Promenade continues tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on State Circle with en- food and sales. AREA WE SHOULD negotiate with the congressional candidate Tom McMillen says. Page ETCETERA HISTORIC ANNAPOLIS INC. taken over by Page 37. ENTERTAINMENT .THE NAVAL Academy Mu- seum is host to an exhibition of the Bradshaw Collection of Marine Paintings. Page 17. STATE BALTIMORE Mayor Wil- liam Donald Schaefer will hit the airwaves with a blitz of commercials when he kicks of his gubernatorial campaign on Monday. Page THE FIRE at Chernobyl nu- clear power plant's No. 4 reac- tor has been extinguished. Page 2. AN UPPER-middle-income family of four with typical deductions would get a tax cut under the tax-overhaul plan written by the Senate Finance Committee. Page 3. SPORTS MARINERS' Manager Chuck Cottier is replaced by Dick Williams. Page 19. PEOPLE Computer pioneer Steven Woiniak is graduating from the University of 15 years after first enrolling. The designer of Apple Com- puter Inc.'s first comput- said grad- uating from college was a goal since childhood. I Another boy- I hood a spirt- be 111 to become an elementary school teacher. will graduate from UC Berkeley with a bach- elor of arts degree in electrical engineering and computer sci- ences. His diploma will be issued in the name of Rocky the name be used dur- ing nil IM1-42 actdemic year at Berkeley and this iprlng semester. lived t whole year as arsd a lot of people knew me by tiat Woi- niak Mid. was the list time I could go to school and oot be recognised by every- Tor a look it other people In the DCWI tee page 3 LOTTERY Numbers drum Three-difit Ul Pick 4 MM. INDEX 4 M pages Calendar 11 CUaclfled Ads 21-M 25 Crossword Kdtteriab I SBtertaknmetrt lt-17 Health tie Obituaries 7 PotteeBeat 7 Sports 24 retention listings 17 BON DRY Drought batters farmers Brush fire crisis grows By EFPIE CQTTMAN Staff Writer A spring drought is forcing area farmers to delay fight crop disease and brace themselves for plummeting harvests. said Norma Wayson of whose family grows hay and soy beans on 121 acres of cropland they own and another 500 of rented land. sugar corn didn't come up. The alphafa looks terrible. It doesn't look too good because the chemicals are all in the ground. They need rain to work. really going to be a bad year she said. The entire state's farm industry is suffering from the and on the Eastern rainfall is more than inches below normal this year. Normal rainfall for May is in excess of outfit has yet to rain so far this month. The outlook for the next few months doesn't offer much hope of improvement. alJtopst a 55 percent chance that conditions wilr continue to be drier than not only over the rest of but also through June and said Jim a meteorologist in the Extended Forecast Divi- sion of the National Weather Service. do have some hay that could be cut if we get rain for that last bit of said Jean of who family grows hay for their cattle. need a soaking not a gully she said. The dry spring has forced farmers to replant or reschedule planting some of their corn farming officials said. lot of farmers are delaying waiting for said David Hitchcock of the Anne Arundel County Agricultural Extension on Page Col. By DAN CASEY Staff Writer After a month of multi-alarm brush nearly half of the county's 24 brush vehicles have been prompting the county to borrow equipment from the officials said yesterday.- A seven-alarm brush fire scorched 20 acres of crackling dry woods in Odenton forcing county fire officials to order an imme- diate emergency ban on all open burning. At one point 14 of 24 jeeps and other brush trucks were jamming the county repair shop in Millersville. Eleven remained out of commission officials said. Dry conditions are not expected to abate until Wednesday at the said county Fire Administrator Joseph M. Connell. an emergency no question about he said. Connell said his going into this weekend is keeping ambulances manned throughout the county. Stations near brush fires have been stretched and manning sufficient ambul- ances is approaching a be said. both men and women career and have been doing a of j although we've been taxing the daylights out of he said. State roads crews who have been laying grass seed in the Ritchie Highway median strip have not helped the he said. putting straw on top of the and it seems that every time we turn there's another fire in the median strip of Ritchie Connell said. He estimated that 90 to 95 percent of the on Page Col. Our Help firefighters. Pagt 6. THE QE II A sea gull escorts the Queen Elizabeth II up the bay this morning on her way to Baltimore. If you bertrip eartlef. you can can get glimpse of the luxury Hrier tonight. The ship Is scheduled to leave Baltimore at 7 and port officials there estimate the QE II will pass Sandy Point State Park and the Bay Bridge shortly after sunset. The now bound for the will return May 17 before sailing for England. Photo by lob OHbort City may subpoena club to get bylaws By KEVIN DRAWBAUGH Staff Writer A city commission is considering serving a subpoena on the Eastport Democratic Club to obtain informa- tion needed to complete a survey on discrimination in Annapolis. The all-male State Street club ii the only club in town that still his not supplied the Hum in Rela- tions Commission with facts about its membership policies and officials said. Rocco chiirman of the has asked City Attor- ney Jonathan Hodgson whether the commission may force the club to reveal the information through i subpoena. The the City Council and any or special commit- of the such at the commis- may subpoena powers under city Hodgson said this week. who is out of could not be reached for comment. Miry EUen a commis- sion said yesterday no decision his been made whether lo Invoke the subpoena power. The question will be discussed at the commission's May 22 she said. Steven i vice-president of the Eistport declined to com- ment this morning. George club could not be reached. Mayor Dennis Callahin is a mem- ber of the club. The stite Democrat- ic Party has urged CaUiban to push for chinges In the which denies membership to blicks and women. The Paone commission is studying discrimination in private clubs and businesses under orders from the City Council. The council called for the study In December in a resolution sponsored by Alderman Samuel D- Ward3. Gllmer's bill accompanied a mea- sure proposed by Alderman Carl 0. D-Ward thit sought to restrict sexual and religious discrimination in private clubs through liquor license sanctions. Snowden's bill wis defeated last month. But the study ordered by Gllmer's bill is not yet finished. June 1 is the estimated completion Mrs. Williams said. A preliminary report from the commission In March detailed the membership characteristics and pol- icies of 10 clubs. At the time the report was the Eistport club and Annapolis Elks Lodge 622 were the only two clubs that had declined to answer the commiision's questions. Tbe Elks lodge his since satisfied the commission's Mrs. Williams said. Garage key to a 6new' West By DEBRA VIADERO Writer Edith i neighbor to West Street for 71 stood on the roadway yesterday and pointed to an architect's drawing of i proposed parking garage complex. is what we Deed proaoupced Mrs. Suttoc To those who work and tovett to West Mrs. Sottoe has a petet Tbe garage aod the park- ing spaces K represents symbolise nock about bow far West Street has and hajn't come. Since early IftftS. the the and the resMents the first few blocks of West Street's future hinges on plan Street hive seen S22 million hotel open on the street They have watched developers renovate five more Aod they have seen plans on the boards for two more But a dearth of parking space U stiB the major obstacle between West Street that was and the West Street that city retideets and bastoetees are hoping to create key is seeing the full com mrtmest for the marking said Bob Trescott of Port East Realty at 20 West Si went through i period when people were wartinj for studies to be completed. Part of the feeling 'Oh. toother study We waited for the hotel to open and that was toother roUettooe Now the chal- lenge is to keep the he said West Street develop contractors and yes- terday gathered la Wisemas in front of Port East to show off some of the pregrejs made OB the street early last year The contractors and from 10 just-completed ind proposed projects on West Street up irchitecturil models and drawings City planners brought sketches from consultant as a clown greeted The luochtime display was part of a weeklong of eele bratton organised by the City Gate West AssodaUoo the cele- bration moves to the Hotel tor aod entertainment 'We have come over the mountain since last said Al BosweU Jr. pretMent of the association He alto is president of Market Design Inter oe ft ft Mayor DCMMtft CALLAHAN eee e ftattt for   

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