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Capital, The (Newspaper) - November 10, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland Today's troubled teens. 1 JV 3UPAOK18 Monday Skins gird for 6 tough games. SEEPAGE 23 Your Help after you leave a hospital. 30 X Newsroom IRPFILH 268-5OOO be Tomorrow's Rain For see page 9. VOL. Cl NO. 265 NOVEMBER 1986 25 Cents GOOD DON'T FORGET THE RED Cross bloodmo- bile welcomes donors from 1 to 4 p.m. tomorrow at St. John's College Avenue. AREA DOCTORS gird for Taiwan flu. Page 35. ACTION LINE THE CAPITAL'S consumer advice column helps a reader with a mail order. Page 35. BUSINESS THE KENT Towne Market opens in Chester. Page 44. ENTERTAINMENT PREVAILING Winds opens their season. Page 30. AWAY WE GO VISIT THE Baltimore Mu- seum of Industry. Page 31. STATE AN ELECTRICAL power- loss caused the crash of a light plane in Baltimore. Page 4. WORLD SHIITE MOSLEM extre- mists say they'll free French hostages in Lebanon. Page 2. A PANEL says we risk tional unless we in- crease spending on schools and colleges. Page 3. SAILING NEW ZEALAND routed America II in the America's Cup challenger trials. Page 23. SPORTS NAVY CLINCHES a losing season. Page 23. PEOPLE FRANK SINATRA could be hospitalized for up to 10 days after successful surgery for a painful intes- tinal inflam- mation. Yester- day's two- hour emer- gency opera- tion for was per- formed at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mi- Calif. Sinatra had been appearing in Atlantic at the Golden Nugget but can- celed further shows when the ailment struck. Sinatra flew home in great pain to Palm Springs. should be Dr Alan Sinatra's physi- said in Palm Springs before the surgery to remove part of the intestine. LOTTERY Numbers drawn Saturday Three-digit 153. Pick 4 Lotto M W 15 25 28 39 INDEX 4 44 pages Business 44 Calendar 16 Qfcttifted Ads 36-42 columns 43 EditoruU 10-11 Entertainment 30-31 Health......... 13 14 Obttuartes 9 Police Beat 9 Television listings 31 Youth 18-19 OebtH. r a cold to isto the teens a hard frme. ft will kill off Cut'l fttfl said Don Service at Bit This year's weather patterns have been at if anything. November's rainfall Air- secfflttebeisaldagupfor dry and feelow-aormal erecipita rttting t aew Rain day since Family feud blamed in riot By DAN CASEY Staff Writer Nine people were arrested and six county police officers were injured in a riot apparent- ly started by two feuding families at a crowded dance hall in Gambrills last county police said. At least 50 county officers and state troop- ers were dispatched to the 11 p.m. which occurred at the Gambrills Athletic said Officer V. Richard county police spokesman. The fights began behind the and the situation got out of hand after Officer Michael Valadich tried to separate a group of brawling according to police reports. The men jumped punching him in the head several times and beating him to the police said. Valadich called for assistance via his police and other officers and state troopers began arriving at the police said. The brawling was under control by about and police had cleared the scene by this morning. MoLJoy said. Injuries to the officers ranged from sprained necks to broken fingers. All the injured officers were treated at North Arundel Hospital and he said. No state troopers were state police said. Molloy said two feuding families from Odenton started the brawl. almost like a Hatfield-McCoy feud between these two the Hoods and the Knights. It almost sounds like the names of two doesn't he said. Five people from those two families were plus four other people. Two women were among those Molloy said. from the people they locked on Page Col. County 4in the money' million in budget cushion By LORRAINE AHEARN Staff Writer Anne Arundel County accord- ing to a yearly financial report made public has got a lot of what it takes to get along. At general fund revenues rose by 10 percent over last year. The county reported an of which could result in a tax cut next summer or the cash funding of more The Capital construction projects. North county industrialization and a contin- ued building boom on Broadneck Peninsula and in the western county were credited for the sunny picture that emerges from the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. pretty well as we have forecasted it if the revenues are said Adrian Director of Administration. basi- cally because of the economy no one expected for us to continue the way we were As a result of the real estate transfer income taxes and property taxes all came in higher than and at the same time the federal revenue-sharing program many expected to be discontinued was instead renewed. have an option of giving back in the tax rate or doing more pay-as-you- go said Councilman Theodore So- referring the financing alternative to bond issues. think you'll see more pay-as-you-go. It doesn't make sense to build a road that lasts you 10 years and pay for it for 20 According to the audit the actual fund surplus is million in Other revenue surpluses have been designated for the county self-insurance fund and pay-as-you-go road resur- facing In a fund balance of million had been anticipated and already designated in the current budget. Budget analysts are hoping that the consi- derable financial cushion indicated by the audit will convince Wall Street bond rating agencies to raise the county's credit rating this winter. This would save the county on interest rates for future bond although pay-as- you-go appears the wave of the future for financing The Capital projects. For every dollar on Page Col. Drug woes grow from pleasure hunt Editor's The Capital begins a 10-part series on cracking down on drugs. The Brst part ad- dresses what you must know about dangerous drugs. By JOHN A. BARBOUR AP Newsfeatnres Writer The drug which has ravaged America in one form or another for more than two had distant beginnings. The human it has always had a fascination with sub- stances that alter perception. But today those substances are manipu- lated into powerful stimuli that leave the mind changed. So in that the drugs taken for thrill or recreation can alter perception beyond the mind's ability to return to the former reali- ty. No ope knows for certain how long the plant Erythroxylon coca has been growing on the moist eastern slopes of Peruvian and Bolivian mountains. But it has been used by CRACKING DOWN PART I natives there for almost 5.000 years They chewed the leaves for the stimulating effect. In a Milan neurologist named Paola Mantegazza reported on the medical value of the plant's leaves In 1858. the Austrian frigate fcorara was sent to South America to fetch some. Scientists isolated an alkaloid from the plant and dubbed it co- caine. Young Sigmund Freud was one who worked with it and reported on its local anesthetic effects So did an American Dr William Halsted. Unfortunately. Dr. Halsted and his assistants became addicted. Freud became dependent too some 22 million Americans have at the very least used and over four million are either hooked or on the uncertain road to addiction. To make matters the prict is low enough to attract and the potency is assuring quicker addiction. Cocaine still has a long way to go to reach the popularity of mari- which some 20 million Ameri- cans use regularly as a recreational drug. But marijuana is falling on the best-seller cocaine climbing Even more alarming is that more on Page Col. Newcomers try to end barrier with oldtimers By PAUL GIESDANSKY Staff Writer Some area natives say newcomers are unfriendly. Some newcomers say the natives unfriendly It's not clear who. if is at fault But it is clearer that many natives and newcomers in Anne Arundel County aren't inclined to see eye-to-eye. Tecla Murphy moved here three years ago. at that cold and said Mrs. Murphy just didn't have time for us new After six Mrs Murphy still found no friends in Arun- del County. She then founded the New Annapolitan a social group that now has 115 members Bobby a Prinre George Street resident who traces his An- napolis roots to the Colonial era. says the city and county's newcom- ers are welcome under certain conditions. is disturbing when someone has been here two or weeks or two or three years and say they know everything there is to know in the said Campbell the newcomers are not stand- the real AnnapoliUns will want to bear about them Alderman Alfred A Hopkins uses this expression. welcome to our but please don't change M Pi iff 12. Col. BOBBY CAMPBELL Annapolittn's Murphy
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