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Capital, The (Newspaper) - October 6, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland 2nd opinions W A Monday Cal Ripken Sr. to manage Birds. SEE PAGE 17 4 Today's They're hooked on 'great books.' SEE PAGE 9 HOWELL MICROFIuMS P 0 BOX 1558 LAUREL MD 20 Tomorrow's Fair A chilly For see page 7. VOL. Cl NO. 235 OCTOBER 25 Cents GOOD PONT FORGET THE PROPOSED morato- rium on building on antiquated lots will be discussed at a public hearing at 7 tonight in the council chambers at the Arundel Calvert and Northwest streets. AREA The county Board of Appeals denies a rezoning request for Hamlep's. Page 25 ACTION LINE The Capital's consumer ad- vice column helps a reader with a deceptive solicitation. Page 25. .ENTERTAINMENT is no blockbuster. Page 14. AWAY WE GO WE recom- mends the Country Fair Week- end. Page 15. STATE THE TOBACCO industry op- poses taxing smokeless tobac- co. Page 4. A DISABLED Soviet subma- rine sank before dawn today. Page 2.. SPORTS THE REDSKINS are 5-0. Page 17. PEOPLE CBS News anchor Dan Rath- er says he's mystified about an attack by two well-dressed men who beat and I kicked him while ask- what is the frequen- have no idea what the attack was why it hap- pened or who did Rather said Rather had just left a friend's Park Avenue home in Manhattan late Saturday when a man approached him The man what is the Rath- er don't know what you're talking about The man then knocked him to the ground Rather got up and ran into a followed by the as- sailant and another man who continued asking what is the In the Rather again was knocked down and kicked in the side Building supenn tendent Bob Sestack came to the newsman's pulling the attackers off him Rather was treated for blows to the jaw and the left side of his back For a look at other people in the news today see page 3 LOTTERY Numbers drawn Three-digit 7O Pick 4 am Lotto B717 J5 INDEX 4 32 pages Calendar 32 Classified Ads 2631 columns 23 Crossword 27 Editorials 6 Entertainment 14-15 Health 12-13 7 Police Beat 7 Sporti 17-32 bstiof s 15 Youth ft-10 Teen crime of jailed youths held on criminal acts By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON More than nine of every 10 youths in public juvenile detention last year were being held for acts that would be criminal offenses if committed by a Justice Department survey shows. And nearly one in every five of those youths were in detention as of Feb. for rob- bery or aggravated accord- ing to the report released yesterday There were delinquents in juvenile detention centers for those four crimes at the beginning of last the department's Bureau of Justice Statistics said. The comprised 19 percent of the youths held for acts that would have been criminal offenses if committed by according to the bureau's study. The population in public juvenile facilities as of Feb. was meaning more than 90 per- cent were being held for crimes that would be criminal offenses for adults. i The study said of the were in for property such as arson and motor vehicle theft. The others were runaways or other types of status and 600 had been placed in the custody of the state because of neglect or abuse. The juvenile population at public detention facilities rose by 1 percent from 1983 to 1985. But when com- pared with the total U.S. population of the rate of confinement rose 5 percent in that with 185 out of every juveniles being held in a public detention facility last year The western United States had the highest confinement 327 per juveniles. Eighteen percent of the pub- be juvenile facilities in the country held more residents than they were designed the bureau said The average cost of housing a resident for one year was The juvenile population in public detention facilities was more than 85 percent more than 60 percent and more than 80 percent of the juveniles held there were be- tween 14 and 17 years old ACK OME I Homecoming Reunites mids By ANDREA EDIE Staff Writer Satairday's brief afternoon Shower didn't interrupt the tail- gate parties at the Navy Dart- mouth homecoming game More than 800 people attended the 40th reunion of the class of whose graduates included d a former CIA of the Joint Chiefs several millionaire ness executives and the most in any one class at the William J Crowe 'r chairman of the Joint Chiefs of attributes part of his sue Naval Academy train academy teaches a sense a sense of responsibili said former director of the Ccn Intelligence retired Stansfield Turner remem that football games always fun The rest was Bob Barker m Rom no Vwdes Calif tells his who his famous class they asfr him What tell them I knew them all -they were Barker Here were 821 graduates m the of '47 wnrch was the last Class rushed through school ir tteree years during World War H Their reunion marks the 40th fear Since they left campus. Several like Jack Stev- ens and his celebrated their 40th wedding anniversaries in June. is the same unity among the wives as there is among the said of Texas. wives have been very said Richard Yeat- man of who has not missed a reunion in 20 years. Women were also recognized for their potential at the Naval Academy. Mi tiy unoijf N .unottnw MEMBERS OF THf Class of including Adm WHIfem J tits of the Joinl of and Jerry prepare to under a at the stadium parking lot Saturday afternoon same passes and watcn the game from John Academy class of 1980 is active in promot- ing the most qualified person for the academy. To women who t f it Sterns T Nd Actidertiv f r DsUern for i mj it s not M r'i tur a j. A r i in com- bo r Academy trc ns ijrnen to be well- McDonald said i Jonn r lie1- from the of echoed McDon- ald's septiments are sent to the but they're not sent to the same he said Huckenpoehler was a member of the first class to admit women to the academy. The class of was only one of on Page Col. Two boys shot Man probed in incident By SHERRY YAEK Staff Writer A Davidsonville man allegedly shot two south county boys early yesterday morning as they investi- gated a truck parked in front of his home One Timothy of 724 Sharpsburg Drive in was listed in serious but stable condition this morning at the Shock-Trauma Cen- ter at University Hospital in Balti- more The Edward of 304 Holljr Hill Harbor in- was treated and released from Anne Arundel General Hospital. Steven Henry of 720 Sumpter Road in fired pellets at the boys with a 12- gauge shotgun when he discovered them shortly before a.m. in his front county police said. and Sampler Road intersect. The two victims said they were watching television in Holt's home when they noticed a truck with its lights out in front of Flury's police said. When they went to the truck drove police said. Flury was awakened by his who said she heard someone in the front police said Flury went to the front door with the shotgun and three rounds of police said Flury allegedly yelled to the boys and discharged two rounds at the who were running from the police said Flury called police Sinclair received one pellet wound in the left leg and one on the left side of his chest Holt had four pellets in his back and one in his police said Holt was transferred from Anne Arundel General to the shock-trauma center when a pellet was found close to his police reported One 12 gauge shotgun casing was found in the garden next to Flury's on Page Col. Adults opt for foreign babies to adopt By JOANNA RAMEY Staff Writer More handicapped and foreign ba- bies are being adopted in the county than local adoption officials say But the bulk of the 754 adoptions since 1983 have involved children of divorce who gained a new parent when their mothers or fathers re married Because of laws that protect confi dentiality statistics on the kinds of adoptions are not available But county workers interviewed recently have noticed the trends For many years the number of white or black babies placed up for adoption who are the most in demand has said Ann adoptions worker for the county Department of Social Ser vices But there are still adults who want to be parents And they are finding a variety of ways to achieve that goal Turning to a foreign countrv for an orphan is done through churches or other non-profit organi zations The process is costly with expenses running upward of 000 Ms Dorsey said Robert E ttayson a clerk at the county courthouse who handles said that babies from Chile and Korea have comprised some of the adoptions Requests for Vietnamese children were once popular he said But after the letnam tt ar and the exodus of people from countrv it was difficult to prove that babies were orphans he said The judges wanted to make sure that person was free for adop tion and would often turn down the requests he said social service workers get involved in adoptions when children have become wards of the state This occurs when a parent can no longer care for a child or in the rare occasion wants to give up a baby for after birth A chi'd aiso can be taken from a ho-nf because of neeiect or abuse said Barbara supervisor of adoptions And sometimes entire groups of siblings are in need of new parents In recent vears more and more of these who fall into the category of have found homes Ms Townsend said Also included in this needs group are children who have emotional or physical handicaps Their living expenses are often sub sidized state agencies after adop on Page 8. Col Chessie joins cleanup effort By EFFFECOTTM4N Staff Writer A federal agency has enlisted an unlikely ally a mythical sea monster in its war against pollution Cbessie a sea serpent some believe lives in the Chesapeake Bay is the star of a coloring book produced by the U S Fish WikJlife But despite light hearted drawings of the smiling the book s message is dead The toy's become dirty It mucky brovti From the poisons thtt come From etch factory tod town This and other rhymes in the Dr Seuss inspired book explain the real creatures of Coloring book fights pollution the bay and thr real problems facing nation's largest rstuarv And while the book is designed for rravon carrying youngsters the message it carries should reach adults according to Steve Funderburk. director of the Chesapeake Bay Program for the I S Fish and VtUdhfe Service He would like to see Chessie do for the bay what Smokey Bear did for fire prevention Chessie is the name coined for a snake like creature that dozens of people have reported spotting in the bay for decades But hessif could beer Ttf Tbr i r all wildlife in and around thr and p clean jp the P jndrrbjrk said The coloring book whirh will be distribut ed to school children in Maryland and is pan of a broader undertaking thr hr The agrncv s besapfakr of rial Emphasis program aiso nicknamed hessie provides more senous education material on striped bass ovstrrs ducks and other bay wildlife Fact sheets describing these hessies are distributed at high schools and rommumtv events When we taik to adults and sav Chessie were talking about canvasbacks ducks 'Continued Page C ol PAGE f ROM the book featuring
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