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   Capital, The (Newspaper) - August 30, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland                               endorses for sheriff Retail A Business Classified Circulation Newsroom 268-5000 268-7000 268-4800 268-5000 Tomorrow's Beautiful For see page 11. VOL. Cl NO. 205 AUGUST 1986 25 Cents PONT FORGET Celebrate Labor Day with a parade beginning at 3 p.m. tomorrow at the former Bates High School Marchers will travel on West Street to Church Circle to Bowe Boule- ending at the Elks An- cient City Lodge 17 on Northwest where an open house will be held for the public. Motorists should be advised that West Street will be closed for several hours Sunday af- ternoon during the parade. HOME OF THE WEEK MARIANNE AND Hank Brand's Annapolis home may not be perfecUnit it's stood the test of 60 years' time. Page 25. STATE PARENTS IN Somerset County try to block a busing plan. Page 4. THE COMMANDER of U.S. forces in Europe says the U.S. should strike back if Libya launches new terrorist attacks. Page 2. THE NATION'S foreign trade deficit surged to a one- month record of billion last month. Page 3. SPORTS FOUR DAYS after moving to Annapolis from Elaine Peigen was hired to coach the girls' volley- ball team at Annapolis High School. Page 13 PEOPLE The famfly of Challenger as- tronaut Ron McNair will file suit against the maker of the solid rocket boosters blamed for the explosion that killed its seven crew an attor- ney said yesterday was killed in the Jan. 28 accident The suit will be toe first filed against Mor ton although the fami- ly of the Challenger pilot has filed a claim against the gov- ernment The Houston Chronicle quot- ed McNjtir's as saying she felt compelled to fife the suit do nothing would be a tacit acquiescence or stamp of approval of the type of conduct that took ajr husband's and this I am unwilling to do and oot required to do in Mrs McNaur told newspaper For a took at other people in the tee page 3 LOTTERY Numbers drawn yesterday Three-dlfK Pick 4 -1 tnoex 4 U pages Calendar CteesttMAtfs Editorials EatertataBeBt 8 W-47 21 16 21 a n n 7 Photo by Bob Gilbert BACK-TO-SCHOOL shoppers Amber and her peruse some sweaters at a Parole store. What's cool for Oshkosh lead scene this year By SCOTT LAUTENSCHLAGER Staff Writer The teen-age girls look comfortable as they stroll four their Reebpks silently slapping the baggy shirts hanging over stretch pants. This is their turf the Annapolis Mall and they're on the prowl for clothes. They don't want to be totally out of it when school starts next week. So what's hot in back-to-school fashion this of Reebok they respond with staccato too fast for a reporter to attach answers to names. down at their it's obvious why socks are important this year with the popularity of stretch socks are much more visible because they're worn on the A few sips on a done in that manner seemingly peculiar to adolescent lead to an oh-yeah-how-could-I-forget addition to the hypothetical shopping list What sounds like a brand of chewing tobacco is actually a type of clothing. Made of cotton with long the Outback Red shirt looks like a man's winter except it's got about 10 buttons at the neck. At any the consensus among this group of 13- and 15-year-old girls is that Outback Red is truly hot this fall. The back-to-school shopping spree is common to ail levels of academic but the ingredients vary. If you are what clothing retailers call a there's a good chance you'll be wearing something that says Oshkosh on it. Oshkosh B'Gosh probably the most cm Page Col. New tax system mulled Lawmakers ponder windfall options By PAT RIVIERE Staff Writer The details have yet to be worked out on a congressional compromise overhauling the federal income tax but already state legislators are beginning to wrestle with an anticipated windfall. Local legislators and candidates are split along two lines of keeping the money for state programs or returning it to taxpayers. As in most of the other 43 states that tax individuals' Maryland's tax structure is determined by federal tax laws. But like other Maryland sets itsown rate of taxation. Maryland residents' taxes are computed on the basis of their federally adjusted gross income the amount of income remaining after deductions are made for such things as moving and employee business expenses and retirement account contri- butions. Because those deductions and others will be reduced or eliminated under the proposed federal tax individuals' adjusted gross income totals will be higher than in previous years. At the federal tax rates will be slashed to offset the rise in adjusted income. But if Maryland doesn't change its tax residents will be taxed at the existing rate while their adjusted income goes resulting in extra revenue for the state. Estimates oa jshat Maryland stands to gain favor not using that as a tax said Sen. John R-Severna Park. The minority leader and member of a joint legislative committee on federal and Maryland tax Cade prefers calling the windfall a Like other Cade said it is too early to start thinking about specifics. But'he said be supports keeping the tax changes neu- for the neither generating any revenue windfalls nor cutting into .the state's tax revenues. U.S. House and Senate conferees came up with a compromise plan over 100 pages long and left for a Labor Day recess after turning their ideas over to their staffs to put into a form that Congress is expected to pass in September or early October. Del. Tyras said he is on Page Col. Severn bridge noise takes a holiday By LORRAINE AHEARN Staff Writer Residents near the eastern ap- proach to the new Severn River Bridge may be getting their first uninterrupted sleep this as nighttime sheet piling crews take three days off. The thunderous month-long job of driving in steel pilings to support two new bndge lanes began Monday at the southeastern corner of the bridge The sheet piling is done in the middle of the night so that motorists are not inconvenienced But it has caused some sleepless nights for nearby residents along the Severn. sounds like metal hitting met- al- Boom1 said Winchester Road resident Eileen Millan. worst thing is that everythiag gets real then it starts up all over The done with a huge diesel hammer and a vibratory moves slowly at the rate of two or three pilings per hour Traffic had been reduced to one lane in each direction for night crews normally working Monday through Thursday nights between 7-30 p.m. and a.m. A state highway engineer said the pilings for the southeastern section may be completed by Wednesday and the crews would then start on the pilings for the eastern approach that faces upriver The job is an early stage in a 20- million plan to widen the span by one lane in each direction The SHA said contractors plan to demolish outside portions of the bridge in sections to allow boats safe passage Neighbors in a radius of several miles said they had been disturbed by the noise this week Yet residents close to the river not only hear but feel it. never seen anything like it it shook the all the pictures were hanging sideways You could compare it to an earth- Winchester-area resident David Williams III said yesterday pounding last night was fero- cious there's another house between us and the Williams was referring to the clos- est house to the owned by Donald and Blanche Taylor. Though they are only a few hundred feet from the the family appeared to be taking the inconvenience in good humor whole house shakes like one of those beds you put the coins in. But what are you going to said Mrs Taylor first night we stayed up half the night watching them work It was fascinating CHESSIE Expedition setting off to 'find' bay creature By JDDI PERLMAN Staff Writer A group of laden with radar and navigation equipment is launching an all-out search to find the mysterious marine Booster Cbesste But the expedition is not com- prised of bard-core It's just a to find the said Capt. Paul Poer of Adventures Afloat charter service to Annapotts is a fan way to get people Btemtod in tfce bay as well as the Chesapeake Bay a eowervaUoB he said. The three-boar cruise aboard the Lift a wooden Chris leaves Anaapotis Harbor at 7 p.B. Sept 11 It wffl toward Ptftt at lHs 1 havt oetuvsd. said to ht M net with an Mf. SMM sar U U Urge Otters dismiss it as a giant seal or turtle. Its bead baa been compared to a football in shape and site lu described by some as dark gray and others as has a bump that extends out of the water Cbessie has been seen about M times since 1978. The most recent sighting was last May wbsfi two Easton men said they saw the crea- ture just before sundown in Tred Avon River The creature twain io aad out of tbe water in a snake-like then sped off they said Last year cute lasrBafcsn ered tegulattoa recognise the possible existence at Cbwok B or- der to protect tt Bat after videotape aade in 1M2 by a Kcat laiaad they reacted with stifHfifB aad defeated the bo. One theory to that Cbtssfe nay be an a large snake. Legend has It that a of escaped from a a the early and SBft BftBtamak My   

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