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   Capital, The (Newspaper) - September 11, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland                               Inside Weight program boosts IE Severna Park IJCIds find home iway from home. Bi Cl Ci HOWELL MICROFILMS P. 0. BOX 1558 LAUREL MD 2O7O7 For jMQt 11. VOL. Cl NO. 214 SEPTEMBER 25 Ctnts QOHTFOfiQfT At a.m. tomorrow Chief lattice Warren Burger and 4BilJK. Harry Hughes wifl start celebration of the Annapo- 1k Convention Bicentennial at the opening of the Constitution Resource Room at the State The public is welcome. Other events follow. See THE DEPARTMENT of Util- ities to inspect septic systems. DR.QOTT KNDOMETRIOSIS affects 15 percent of women. Page is. SALT WAS recognized in tjrjjr Anne Arundel County as I Important part of person's V-1 ettisens reacted an- grHrto plans la seD the Arna- our A. Mftdattand begin PRIME MINISTER Shimon of Israel and President Mubarak meet to talk about peace. Ptgei. TV MOVIES that try to pre- I vent teen suicides may have the opposite effect. Ptgt 3. I SAILING I THE CEDAR Point Race I hjd a stow pace. I SSSS ER CLEMENS had a trouble beating the Orl. SarttgttMa and tbe E StraetJMad are putting finish. they Blade durmg I the liit 10 years. r ma- terial spans J8pr i DII teen's entire recording In- Iclodleg hii ikta Col- said yesterday. to ha taBed stoi IH I Street WS.06V' wiO be Ife late fan Fa toot at otter Oft Hf 4 -MM Shady Side woman gets 15 years By JOANNA RAMEY Staff Writer Anne Quetel received communion and wept at the funeral of 82-year- old Aloyse Cameron in Shady where both women were known for their generosity. Mrs. Quetel again cried uncontrollably as a judge sen- tenced her to 15 years in prison for murdering the widow in 1885. one can understand my Mrs. told Circuit Court Judge Raymond 6. Thieme Jr. is a part of me. She will never leave me. I loved Mrs. Quetel pleaded guilty in May to second-degree murder for striking Mrs. Cameron in the bead with a 7- pound rock. The blow came after the widow accused Mrs. com- pulsive of stealing HOOD in county police said. Like many small the south county community of Shady Side is known for being relatively crime- free. Both Mrs. Cameron's murder and the arrest of Mrs. Quetel stunned residents. Mrs. Quetel worked four hours every Tuesday for Mrs. driving her to the beauty shop and grocery according to the widow's family. Throughout the Mrs. Quetel was known to stop by her employer's house to visit and bring hi the mail. Mrs. who was married to an Associated Press recip- rocated by sharing a pot roast or pie witt the woman. It was Mrs. Quetel who called county police to report finding her employer's body two days after the murder. The telephone lines in her modest Steamboat Road home were cut. Her purse was hi the according to police accounts. For seven months police thought that Mrs. Cameron's murder was prompted by a Mrs. Quetel had been but suspicions were not immediatelyj-aised. Detectives then learned that Mrs. Quetel had tried to hire someone off an old They also out that the Friday before her Mrs. Cameron had called her nk about missing checks. BOLD Mrs. Quetel cannot remember ac- tually striking Jin. but she vaguely recalls an argument with the psychologist Eric English testified yesterday. English said that Mrs. Quetel was not prone to violence. Although men. turning that her gambling is under he made no reference to why Mrs. Quetel took money from her employer. The psycholgist blamed Mrs. Que- tel's in on being abused as a child by a on Page Cd. Meetiiig here of Constitution ByLAlTRAINE WAGNER feauanafty News Editor Two hundred years ago a handful of learned men nut at Mann's Tavern in Annapolis to discuss problems of commerce. They wound up giving direction to a faltering new nation. The Annapolis Convention of 1788 was hardly large enough to war- rant its name. Only five of the 13 seat delegates and Mary- land was not included. But the convention's impact on creating one nation from the divid- ed and squabbling states was enor- mous. The leaders met to unravel the tangle of trade and commerce problems among the realising that the nation was in a serious they made firm and broad recommendations that be- came tbe catalyst for the drafting of the Constitution in Philadelphia months later. Annapolis Convention real- ly made tbe Philadelphia Conven- tion said Gregory assistant state archivist and director of the Maryland Of- fice tor the Bicentennial of the U.S. ConsUfntion Ha has headed a year-long effort to publicise and celebrate Annapo- lis' rote in America's early history. historical and entertainment events are being held in Annapolis and at Fort George G. Meade this weak- end and exhibits at Smithsoni- an Institution focus on the MANN'S TAVERN on Conduit Street waa the alte df the Annapolis Convention of 1766. Thla taken In ahowa at far right MwylMNl tttte the building that now houaaa the Masonic Lodge No. 89. Mann's Tavern burned In 1919. celebration. Tbe Annapolis Convention has been called the successful failure in American be- cause it did not resolve the trade but did lead to the creation of the Constitution. five states were represent- but they took bold steps in drafting the even naming 'the date and place May in said. The Annapolis meeting came less than two years after the ratifi- cation of the Treaty of Paris end- ing the a signing that took place at tbe State House when Annapolis was briefly the nation's capitoL Independence had been won. but freedom without direction at first seemed to be more a curse than a blessing. Under the Articles of Confedera- tion there was no real central government for the new nation of 3.5 million people. There was no provision for common no decent and unreliable postal service. Printed money was becoming Revolutionary soldiers bad not been and debtors' prisons were filled. States were functioning as free squabbling and battling over everything. There was no no unity they were not becoming a nation. States were reluctant to pay taxes to support a central govern- tbe very concept they had fought against They needed firm and fair and the first effort to provide that came from the Annapolis meeting. It became the candle that lighted the way to Philadelphia. in a nejLfora of government was outlined in tbe Constitution of the United States. It has survived to become the world's oldest and most successful governing docu- ment The Annapolis Convention came from a meeting in 17S5 at George Washington's Potomac River home where Maryland and Virginia rep- resentatives agreed on mutually It Cat Debtbusters work on federal budget Local players raise taxes ByJUDIPERLMAN Staff Writer axed tod wheeled aod and reluctantly made some tradeoffs all to achieve a budget. In Uw pieiKio- tlaabed tbe nation's by domes- tic programs by 115 feUlioB and Social Security programs by just I billkwi Then they for a whopping IT MDfca tax toerease It waa all part of a national organised by RooawvtJt Center for American aiared to state are ttsaa. Pa I.C. executive vice president of the partisan think unk. won't face up to it because it can't get the president to give support But if you put in their they will make that Sixteen Maryland government and businest the tame in tmtinest own- George Benson and Cynthia Me- dentlit Edwin f former Mayor Richard Hill man and Aaaapolis Attennan Carl Saowdee. aoea forget it's a game. Your on issues you support cotae forth said Me a former tam gtrl who triad to nratoet botl tantoaas and agriettl- AkMt fMM ntjafja across tka an ana of already lave pUyed the srofrasaa. States cut foreign aid By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON Am erica'i civic leaden hare a budget-balaaciag pre- Cut fore iff n aM aad de- trim cost-of living increasas for retired and raise taxes oa wtoe Bat ckMi't touch Medicare or Madi- cakl he0efru or hifbwty aad mast transit they agVte. of local aod activ- to reprtaeat different met yesterday to aD 59 state tochaatog aad played a gaaM based oa Washiagtaa's bvdgat had to choaae to find tka HU cats ar tanas la toftoeal 41 to a ism. a aaAajasaal tosdtott to fltfti ASSiSSSBA HH 99MB aad nangrasa ibt aratolMi ta erase tbe red ink. The Roosevelt Center for Ameri- can Policy a noo-partisaa tasadatian. in vented the first nationwide effort was to create a to be presented today to tbe chairmen of tbe Bouse and Senate budget com- aad House budget James C. Miller III. is a mkroeotsa of America. We bad swaU-towa advocates lor taa antUax acttvtots ana the Art cktof af Tapaka saM Wttlato wfco tonsstad flat gaaM. 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