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   Capital, The (Newspaper) - July 21, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland                               cc Your Why more teens turn to suicide. n U.S. sink the Soviets. SU MOST 16 Away we Roll on down to the exhibit. see PAGE 10 Tomorrow's Retail Ads Business Classified 0 N Some clouds For see page 11. VOL. JULY 25 Cants GOOD PONT FORGET THE NAVAL Academy Band will give a free concert at 8 p.m. tomorrow at City Dock. Bring a chair or blanket for seating. AREA EXTENDED HOURS are suggested at the Hillsmere li- brary while the West Street branch is closed. Page IS. ACTION LINE THE CAPITAL'S consumer advice column warns about shoddy home repairs. Page STATE MEDICAL EXAMINERS who performed an autopsy on Len Bias were the first sched- uled witnesses today before a grand jury. Page 4. AFL-CIO president Lane Kirkland and two other West- ern labor leaders were de- tained by South African soldiers. Page 2. MORE CAREER criminals could be kept off the streets by special police units. Page 3. SPORTS GREG NORMAN takfes the Open. Page 16. FISHING WILLARD ROACH sat on a guarding a 14V4-pound bluefish worth Page 5. PEOPLE ACTORS Jack Nicholson and Meryl who play hus- band and wife in the movie have agreed to play a bum and a dying home- less wonaan in the film version of say principals in the production. way I understand everything is going forward. Nicholson and Streep are going to do said the PuiiUer Prize-winning novel's William Kennedy. Both actors have scheduled time this winter to make said David Weil- the film's producer. Hector Babenco of who directed of the Spi- der is slated to di- rect which won the Pulitzer in is set in De- pression-era Albany. The movie will be shot In the New York The Capital ti much n said who coQaborited on the script with Babettte. For a took at other people in the MWS tfc page 3. LOTTERY Numbers driirn Saturday Three-digit J4I Ptek4- 4771 Lotto 17 Zl M Jl 1 pi Classified 18 Tetevtatan Big storm rips county trees thousands lose power PHYLLIS LANdSTON tn PHolO by Jt ttVMHwfk Beech next door tolfce old Frederick By JEFF DAVIS Staff Writer A violent thunderstorm roared through Anne Arundel County last downing tree limbs and knock- ing out power to thousands of cus- officials said. Lightning struck houses in Annap- olis and Crofton and a man working on a pole near Baltimore-Washing- ton International Airport. During the the Coast Guard made a daring rescue of six people from the Chesapeake Bay when their 30-foot cabin cruiser took on water and sank north of the Bay Bridge. The Coast Guard was in the area on another mission when they re- ceived the call at 8 p.m. The sinking was attributed to boat problems rather than the rough offi- cials said. The occupants of the boat owned by Robert Spoon oi Pasadena were not harmed despite the hlgfe wteto and rough seas. The boat was towed to Sandy Point State Park. Aire Lee of the 100 block of Dominoe Road in said a lighting bolt narrowly missed her after passing through her kitchen window and striking her oven. had just picked up an apple from that window she said this morning. sat down to the kitchen table to wipe it off when I heard the sound. I looked over and the oven light was on and I my God. I better call 911.' never been so frightened in all my life. They told me that if I had been standing at that that I would have been hit by the she said. In a husband and wife working in their basement witnessed a lightning bolt ground out in their plumbing. pretty much just hit the roof and came down the pipes. The house and my who were in light Mne daughter of Ronald of the 1500 block of Crofton Park- on Page Col. Historic resort retains quathtness ByJUDIPERLMAN Stall Writer White one-time summer resort Communities in the county ottstie with new homes and year- there Is one town that has hardly changed since its historic development a century igo. With just 12 year-round resi- Highland Beach 44 199 resort on Chesapeake Bay MBd tbe county's only incorporat- ei municipality besides Annapolis remains the same ai it was wnea a quiet summer community for blacks. R. the son of fimoBS runaway states man and abolitionist Frederick purchased the land in the early to establish a rest arts for blacks af- fer neighboring Bay Ridgt would him on the beach constructed waterfront AMM for nil who died betee-moving sad convinced Meads to build there. Visitors indoded such intellectusls as Booker T. founder of tne nation's first black university. Highland which lies about seven miles south of An- quickly became sum- mtr oaves tor professional ta tt was Btcorpo. efcy. You don't have to worry about urbanization right Tha nfara ie worw f ne piace is very ayft8 Spring and hag the town for almost i year. Even Felton the munity is undergoing some which for old-timers can be town's 200 who once all knew each now do not because proper- ties keep changing Although most new families quickly learn about the town's historical they don't Phyllis hive the same historical attach- ment to the community as the f love it here There s quite a tHfiicf ing But you can't have too many homes here because there isn't Thieves target boats in area Highland Beach resident bat not changed ilnce the days when people came from the city to kick off their shoes and relax by the beach For the town is still predominantly and most famfUet continue to consist of teachers and other professionals. And despite the growing num- ber of homes on the outskirts of Highland the town itself remains quiet and small. Only six homes dot the water and just few bouses hare beta built in the put five jtetnv jret older said who was one of the ftrst newcom- ers in 20 yean when be moved to Highland Beach six yem Some newcomen renovate ex- isting homes snd try to hold onto the historic atmosphere but oth- ers stave peppered the area with cewteaiBorary hones. Highland Beach has lost some of its quaint. said resident James Hen- a Tuskegee University professor whose father was a friend of the Douglasses. just beginning to turn and the community muted aboet the to aatotaia the Get By LINDA DURLING Staff Writer Whether In the water or on boats are prime targets for thieves In Anne Arundel County. A modern-day pirate can drive up to a boat hitch it to a car and drive off. A floating thief can step into a boat while it is hot-wire it and drive said Sgt. Larry a county police crime prevention specialist. Often boat thieves sail or drive boats to another state and try to re- register them there. If the other state has strict boat registering the thief might be caught and the boat re- said Sgt. Fred Sherbert of the Department of Natural Re- sources Investigative Unit. But often this isn't the Sher- bert said. Depending on the many times the thief succeeds. Another trick thieves use is to copy the serial number off a boat at a boat then obtain state regis- tration using that number. when the thief steals that same he has s ready-made Sherbert said. Even with these registering stolen boats can be tricky. That's why thieves more often Uke smaller items like outboard motors or per tonal belongings off boils HOW TO HALT BOAT THEFTS Replace spring-latch locks with deadbolts. Install lugs in the hinge- plates to prevent easy removal of doors. Close or cover any gaps that could allow prying. Lay wooden dowels in the tracks of sliding windows. When away from the boat remove all loose Remove one wheel from the boat trailer when stopped for a long period. List all belongings and their serial numbers. Keep the list off the boat. Engrave or label all belong- ings on board. With all this boat cheap Items must be abundantly available. If you think you'll get a good deal in the black think Sherbert said. It might not be worth the trouble. To make sure items such as out- board motors are not thieves often remove the serial num- OB Page 14. CoL County's new political face tied to growth By CHRISTINE NEUBEBGER Staff Writer The makeup of the next County Council could hinge on traffic overcrowded even grocery stores As the Sept 9 primary growth and striio on rotdi and clatsrootns ire dominating the more divisive local political contests Development lies it the crater of one of the most fierce Democratic bttties Annapolis bat in the rice pitting county Council worn- in Maureen Lamb ifiinst Alderman Divtdton growth on the fitt-de vetoping Broadneek Peninsula likely will play i rote in the outcome of the Repebtkia primary between Robert J Drank and Stuart G. Morris The county executive ind ill hot of the seven council members face challenges to their re-election. With GOP hopes buoyed by this year's replacement of county wide elections with district Repub- lic ins ire vowing to return to the council in 19M. Voters registered at Democrats outnumber Republicans by a nearly M have kept them out of the council tince 1870. Many other politiciins predict lit- tle chinge in county leidership. They point to the upper hind held by the wfUi nime recogni- aid popularity thit mott tppsr entiy enjoy. But it least one chillenger seen at a potential threit Dtridsoa hit mounted in sire dear-knocking and tetter writing cinpatgn to onstat Mr D Annapolis. A one-term council warn- an. Ms. Lamb is regirded it i hard- working offidil best known for her advocacy for schools. thought Miureen started with i good lead. But Brad's got a good record ind it an incredible cam- paigner and hit mide it i very close said former Annapolis Mayor Roger W. Moyer Considered the most bested of the county this rice bit split Democratic with Mijror Dennis CillihiB behind Dividson sod Coirty Executive 0. J lines Ufkthlser backing Ms Limb As the District battle IMS H bis rax wed the debate over Parole traffic jams and other prob- lem Wanted oe growth The eloeteg of the Eastport Safeway couldn't hive been timed better for Dirtt who nay reap political gains as the leader of tbe community pro- tests The winner of tbe primary will oppose Arthur i Republi cm recruited by his party to nin Another body contested rice is the District 5 contest between Dvorik lod Morris It ra itches two Republic ins with forceful personilitiet ind divergent in ictivist long involved in civic and environ- mental tod Dvorik. i form- er canty bareincrit with jreirs of government experience But they seem to igree on the issues ficing the rapidly developing cir-thoked Rit- chic Highwiy ind overcrowded At stake it the chance to run in the distort witli the highest GOP registribon Oae of them will challenge COUD cilwomin Carole B Baker. D-Sever ni Pirk. tiid to hive i strong record of conttituent service ind support for schools ind the environ- ment Another rice being witched by some political observers is the Dis- trict 4 Democritic primiry between Councilmin Divtd G Boschert Piuli Gil mm Although regiroed is i well-Uked Botchert his not won election yet lod his hid trouble winning support from the council thit ippointed him to fill i vacancy in Ifw4. Depending oe bow thoroufWy Ms Gilman cinpaigns. she couM give Boscbert tone competition la Iftt2 tbe ran it i RepubtfcaB agaitsst tbe lite Willice R. emerging as the county's ten vote- getter of six GOP contenders. w Page n. Get   

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