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Capital, The (Newspaper) - June 18, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland To mom and pop are the real heroes Nly THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MILWAUKEE When it comes to real save center stage for parents. Mothers and fathers are the real heroes in the eyes of ac- cording to' a survey by Prank Par. a psychologist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Asked to name their young boys ranked their fathers ahead of and girls admired their dads more than friends or Abraham Lincoln. Boys said their No. 1 heroines were their mothers. And.girls rated their friends and notables as pop singer Cyndi Lauper way behind their mothers. Young male college students placing him ahead of people like Jesus Christ and Martin Luther King. And these when asked to name their gave their mothers top place ahead of Eleanor Roosevelt and Joan of Arc. Among female college dad won out over a field that also included and mom easily beat out Mother Teresa. The 163 children surveyed were pupils in the second through the sixth grades. The 270 college students were members of a UW class on motiva- tion taught by Farley. all students were but half were involved in another study. College students listed the follow- ing as important qualifications for courage and kind- ness and honesty and intellig- ence. think heroes are almost overwhelmingly public said who has been studying he- roes for years. simply is not true. I think people view heroism occurring up close hi a in a as well as viewing it In no case were the students given a list to choose from. They were on their own to name a hero. Among the younger the top five heroes for boys were a grandfather and professional wrestler Hulk Hogan. Their heroines were Super- a teacher and a friend. Among girls of that the hero list was a an Superman and a tie for fifth place between Hulk Hogan and Abraham Lincoln. Their heroines were moth- a Cyndy singer Madonna and tied for fifth were grandmother and a teacher. Male college students said their heroes after their fathers were Mar- tin Luther Jesus Presi- dent Reagan and Lee laeoeca. Hero- ines trailing behind their mothers were Eleanor Joan of Arc and Christie Brmkky. Among female -college the ranking was Martin Luther Lincoln and Albert Einstein. Their heroines after of course were Mother grandmother and a tie among Elea- nor Susan B. Anthony and Golda Meir. Retail Ads Bt a Cii Ne .ELL UCROF Tomorrow's warmer For eoa page f1. VOL Cl NO. 143 JUNE GOOD PONT FORGET The 1st ARMY BAND of Fort George G. Meade will present a free outdoor concert at p.m. tomorrow at the Severna Park 45 Me- Kinsey Road. AREA GOV. HUGHES says the bay cleanup is on schedule. Page 37. KENT ISLAND A COMMUNITY association has asked Queen Anne's Coun- ty to stop work on a housing project Page 21. CHEFS CHOICE HOT DOGS and hamburgers still head list of cookout favor- ites. Page 13. IN WASHINGTON keeps au- Pfge 33. STATE JEFFREY LEVITT is charged with plotting to sell condominiums that were never NATION .SUPREME COURT Chief Justice Warren E. Burger is retiring. Page 2. SPORTS LEN BIAS was taken by the Boston Celtics in the NBA draft. Page 25. PEOPLE KATE whose rous- ing rendition of Bless and unflagging war- time fund-raising made her an .enduring symbol of Joyful patri- died I yesterday in home. f She was 79. M -i s s had dam- age during a diabetic coma in 1978 that made it difficult for her to walk or talk during her later years Diabetes forced the amputation of her right leg above the knee in and she underwent a mastecto- my May 9. Miss one of the most .popular entertainers on radio doing the 1930s and had no formal music training. More than 700 of her songs made the Hit Parade. Includ- ing her theme the Moon Comes Over the Moun- She was most closely Identified with Bless LOTTERY Numbers drawn yesterday Three-digit Ml Pick 4 INDEX 4 41 pages Business Calendar Classified Adi Com commas 31 is Edftortats 47 40 10 tut 11.14 11 11 Crash kills pilot Plane stalls during takeoff By JEFF DAVIS Staff Writer An Arnold pilot was killed yesterday when his light plane crashed in a field and caught five after an aborted takeoff attempt from Lee Airport hi Edgewater. The identified by police as Mack Leo died despite the heroic efforts of four construction workers who dragged him from the wreckage seconds before it burst into flames. Lear was airlifted by state police helicopter to the Shock-Trauma Center at University Hospital in Baltimore where he was admitted in critical condition. He died at p.m. who was flying suffered severe Mad injuries and a broken teg in the p.m. FIREFIGHTERS single-engine plane after it crashed at Lee Airport yesterday. The from was killed Harbor crackdown devised businesses seek end to 'Ego Alley' nuisances By BOB MITCHELL Staff Writer Plagued by at City Dock's and a chaotic system of boat Annapolis needs to better manage its businessmen and city officials say. harbor is out of charged yacht builder Arnold C. Gay. Mayor Dennis Callahan met last week with businesspeople and Michael chairman of the Annapolis Port to discuss plans for the busy waterfront. Among the ideas being considered Beefing up the powers and staff of the city Establishing short-term rental boat Asking the General Assembly for money next year to fund harbor improvements City Dock is plagued by noisy that cruise up the market slip known as Gay said. Those aboard the boats typically drink openly and their boats contribute to the noise problem he said. Following a crackdown on public nuisances at City Dock earlier this police pin- pointed the visiting boats as the source of much of the noise need some sort of control of that Callahan said The city also should have equipment for dealing with fires aboard boats in the the mayor said a glaring need for fire The state Department of Natural Resources assigns up to two boats to patrol waterways from the Severn River to Thomas said Natural Resources Police Sgt. Michael Hitch- ings. But additional officers can be called to the Annapolis waterfront from other points in the county if they are he said. because they're the only two assigned doesn't mean they're the only two working Random anchoring by boaters also is being eyed by city officials and businessmen as a growing noise and congestion problem. issue is to make sure you have the proper navigational channels said M.S. executive director of the Marine on Page Coi. could not be reached this mornmg. Lear was a professional pilot according to people at the airport who knew him. they were unsure who his employer was. County police said Lear was a licensed pflot and owned the plane. Officials at Lee Airport and Annapolis Aero Service refused to comment on the accident this mornmg. The construction who were paving a driveway near the were taking an afternoon break when the four-seater Piper Cherokee 140 took off from the runway heading west. Seconds after taking the plane tamed to the right and started to circle back to the the men said. Dick a pilot who saw the said the engine had apparently stalled when Lear attempted a steep right bank back to the airport. He said the plane went into a and crashed in the soft dry dirt of a cornfield that had been plowed the day before. Pilots who witnessed the crash said Lear probably realized he was having engine difficul- ties and didn't want to crash into the trees or Beard Creek at the end of the runway. He turned back but wasn't able to make a landing. OB Page 12. Col. ON RECESS Teachers leave Twin teachers to relax recall careers If PETER WEST Staff Writer Taking more than years of experience with more than 40 principals and adaUntstraton left county schools lor the last time this month Summer ii the retirement season in the Anac Antodci County school a tine when the annual attrition of educatori leaves a gap that be filled Way do they especially those who have not reached minds tory retirement age' Thetr reasons vary Uncertainty pension the desire to travel the chance to start a new or the need to Uke it eiiy after a lifetine of wort Most of apparently leave wtta one of those forts in the they don't know what the ratare wffl be said Michael a perseood specialist with eooaty Board of Education 'Tre bad soot of go out latdea wtth iaa Page By PETER WEST Staff Writer Today's world is very different from the one in which the 21 year old PrUer twins became teachers Sputnik has screeched Into fiery oblivion and Neil A Armstrong has bounded across the surface of the mooo Lt William Galley cane to bouse the darter side of Americans who fought in Vietnam And John F Kennedy shot to death on a street in DiUii horror that felt in trying to expiate that to first tod third-graders slid Jeinne Pttatr who minted 11 vein ago. still get chilli when I think of In tome wiri the world seemi to have turned full circle u the long- time Aaaapolis residents lei re their elaasrooau for the Ust time Jeaaae ind DOW 51. moved to Aaoe Anudel County rural Weft Virginia in the iMta to fffl classroom vacated by a taarbar As taey relinquish their life's TWIN TEACHING caroort came to an ond trda month alators Joanna loft Pttnr reHrad after 90 yoars In the county aohooJ ayatom. a shortage ooce tftto Is to take Hi toll OB teteb- cr'sraaks. her identical twia. her bead in agreement al. moat before Miss Pttser eaa ftnisc fia they were biultaf epeattaf It is trttt they abare A off the saM sort of eoiaetfrt aiaamrj Recruited by the county school taey cine to Bve la Aa- oapotts after gredaatiag froa Fair- Bsoat State College ia Watt VtrgtaU They ware bota asafenetf to Paaa- ea Pap Cat v
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