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   Capital, The (Newspaper) - October 25, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland                               HOWELL MICROFILMS P 0 BOX 1558 LAUREL Circulation Newsroom Olamtal Tomorrow's Maybe rain For see page 13. VOL Cl NO. 252 OCTOBER 25 Cents GOOD TURN BACK Standard time returns at 2 a.m. tomorrow as clocks are turned back one hour. Standard time remains in effect until April 5. DON'T FORGET ba- zaars and outdoor activities are available m the area this weekend For see Cal- Page 8 HOME OF THE WEEK COLORS DISTINGUISH this Pasadena woman's condomi- nium Page 29 BBITAIN BROKE relations with Syria charging that Syrian officials conspired with a Jordanian to try to blow up an Israeli jumbo jet Page 2 FEDERAL AGENCIES con- ducted a 30-year series of ra- diation exposure experiments on human subjects Page 3 SPORTS THE BELEAGUERED Mid- shipmen face a hot University of Pittsburgh football team this afternoon Page 17. PEOPLE BEN GARCIA isn't letting any grass grow under his feet while he crosses the country aboard a riding mower to pro mote peace a former Army par- left on Oct 6 and headed south His wife Barbara and 16-year- old son Shane follow him in a motor home that tows a small trailer carrying spare parts and tools The red white and blue mower a desire to the nuclear arms race promoting global friendship and said the 49-year-old Garcia Traveling the country s back roads at 30 mph with an American flag snapping in the breeze it will take Garcia and his mower several weeks and some luck to reach Miami and cross the continent to Los An geles For a look at otner people in the news see page 3 LOTTERY King George St. bridge closing Numbers drawn Three dieit Pick 4 4 sections Business Classified 55 15 Movie Police By EFFIE COTTMAN and LORRAINE AHEARN Staff Writers Drivers on Monday can add the King George Street Bridge to the list of traffic headaches created in the name of progress. The dilapidated bridge will be closed forev- er beginning at 7 a.m. so the State Highway Administration can tear it down to make way for a new bridge over College Creek bridge has been evaluated as being unsafe. We thought we could do a lot quicker job if we just closed said SHA engineer Ernest Hodshon The new bridge is expected to be in place July The traffic patrol supervisor for the city police late yesterday said the SHA failed to inform police that the bridge will be closed Monday. The supervisor predicted major problems at the Rowe Boulevard-Taylor Ave- nue intersection near Graul's Market grocery store. was never notified. That sure puts a damper on my traffic plans for Nov 15 the day of the football said Sgt Anthony who heads the city police traffic division gonna cause a bottle neck The normal cycling of the light causes traffic to up Hatcher said the SHA previously agreed to leave the bridge open until after the Navy football season. The duty officer at the Mary- land Police Barracks across from Graul's was also unaware of the Monday closing. don't know anything about it Tior does anyone else said Sgt. James Millman. you get any problems out on Route 50 with the Severn River Bridge work I imagine this is gonna create a major headache all the way out Rowe Boule- vard. But I don't know anything about it Hodshon said there will be an advisory sign rr- the barricade but no detour signs for the time being. don't think there will be major but if it's needed we may make some traffic maybe put two left- turn lanes back to Taylor he said. The crumbling built in 1914 and re- decked in provided the most direct route for commuters traveling over the Route 450 Severn River Bridge into Annapolis It also carries traffic leaving the main gate of the Naval Academy and St John's College. Minor repairs have been required several times since when highway inspectors on Page Col. HEAT IS ON Fire team hangs tough By PAUL GIRSDANSKY Staff Writer go when they can't get anyone else That's not Mr. T of the A- Team talking. That's .Lk-H-arry J. Steiner of the county's unused but ready HEAT team. The 10-man Anne Arundel group is part of a 38-member firefighters' partnership with Baltimore Baltimore and Howard counties and the state police. It can scale tall buildings with a single handle emergen- cies in places ranging from swamps to skyscrapers and travel as fast as the state police helicopters that carry them Despite its wide range of emergency officials of- ten forget they are available Much of the problem comes from the group's said Steiner and Lt J. Robert Ray. HEAT comes from the name given to the team when founded in 1980 the Highrise Emergen- cy Aerial Team The group has had problems which are less- ening they say getting away from the stigma of the saying they can do more than work in tall buildings Since the group's capabifc ities have grown The latest on Page Col. Pholo by Bob Gilbert RAPPELLING DOWN the side of a 6-story tower is county firefighter Wayne a member of the Highrise Emergency Aerial or HEAT Neall even in county poll By PAT RIVIERE Staff Writer An independent poll shows the race for the 4th Congressional District too close to call in Anne Arundel the largest area of the district Republican Robert Neall leads Democrat Tom McMillen with 37 percent of the poll respondents compared to 34 percent for McMillen according to results released yesterday by the Center for the of Local Issues at Anne Ar ndel Community College The survev of W reeiste-eH who anotr-er p The random telephone survey was conducted Oct 13 16 and has a 7 percent margin of error That means that 95 out of 100 times the actual result will be plus 7 percent or minus 7 percent of the sample Respondents were asked the upcoming congressional election the candidates for U S Congress are Robert Neall and Tom McMillen If the he d for which of these 'AO Ci'T'iOf'tes d mf Of S. would not The larger sample had a 6 percent margin of error have never said we were going to demolish our opponent in Anne Arundel County said Jerry Grant campaign director for McMil len Unfortunateh for our opponent there are two other counties in the district The district mciudes n rf Anne Arundei County pcr'ions of southern Prince Georee s counties Drug bust nabs 2 Charged with cocaine sale By JEFF DAVIS Staff Writer More than 5 pounds of cocaine were confiscated by state police culminating an eight- month investigation that Jed to the arrest of two Chestertown men at a Route SO motel outside Annapolis The men were charged with gling the cocaine from Florida to Maryland in their 1972 according to state police. They sold one kilogram of approximately 2 2 to undercover troopers at the Howard Johnson motel for police said The motel had been staked out by troopers from the Annapolis barrack and Special Services Division who arrested the men as they left their room at 4 a m In addition to the kilogram sold 19 the motel troopers confiscated a second kilogram and 8 ouncei from the Corvette Sgt Ralph who han- dled the undercover investigation with Cpl Lionel H termed the arrest a cocaine bust for Maryland Kabernagel and Howland refused to estimate the street value of the cocaine the American Council for Drug Education says adulterated cocaine goes for to an making the street value of the drugs confiscated Friday be- tween and Identified in court documents aj the in the smuggling scheme was Jack Lee Darrah. of the Duck Neck Trailer Park n Chestertown Darrah is charged with five of distribution of and ont count each of cocaine conspiracy to smuggle cocaine ani conspiracy to distribute cocaine Darrah s partner was identified bf ponce as Robert Porter Sr of 2 Lvnohburg fannon St fhev lets male go-go go on ttetoto order prtfet or from ctoiUif stov TW   

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