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Capital, The (Newspaper) - December 6, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland Navy classmates rally around North By LORRAINE AHEARN Staff Writer As they do every a group of 1968 Naval Academy graduates living in this area Thursday got together at restaurant near the Pen- tagon. Not the topic of con- venation was the man they call the Marine who told a crowd of reporters camped out in suburban Washington driveway-yes- terday morning that he had only one While the rest of Washington de- bated whether Lt.-Col. Oliver L. P Q BOX 3IB LAUPEL North was the of the Iran-Contras weapons scheme or merely a soldier carrying out or- the raging furor seemed only to rekindle the class spurt of his former Naval Academy comrades. overall feeling 'fiacre's a classmate who's going through sane rough 41-year-old Leo Kuehn said of tbe gathering of about 30 most of then still m uniform. feel then is a definite bond. I guess I don't tknk he's totally Within a day after one of North's classmates announced a legal de- fane a former classmate in Utah said tbe IMS graduates now scattered across tbe country had rallied around the beleaguered Ma- Utah consultant Keith North's in auteraational tbe re- sponse was reminiseentXJUie class solidarity the men developed as 18- jrear-olds catering the academy. a said referring custom of upper- classmen regularly calling a group of trembling freshmen on the Carpet. then it was but then it becomes a point of plebes all protecting each Haines said. what's happen- ing Haines said he feared North would be used as a bag man in the insulating superiors who were fully aware of the covert operations. flag officers use a lower rank to the said Haines. lieutenant- colonel is very Out of 45 former classmates Haines contacted as of he laid all agreed to contribute to North's defense except for one grad- uate who feared for his civilian defense job. people 'By doing this you're saying he's Haines observed. believe the president and I believe Ollie. I just don't want to see him hung out to after all his quality service. This country owes him a According to North's former box- ing who remains a close the fired National Security on Page Col. Related Page A2. t Jr MO 2O7O7- C he LT. COL OLIVER NORTH His Tomorrow's Chilly For see page A15. VOL. Cl NO. 288 DECEMBER 25 Cents GOOD PONT FORGET THE Illumination of starts at 6 to- night at City and in- cludes ceremonies a procession to State and the lighting of trees at State House Mall and Government House. HOME OF THE WEEK ALFRED Boswefl em- phasized fabrics in decorating his oversized rooms. Page Cl. REVIEW A REPRISE concert by the Saturday Brass Quintet holds surprises. Page BIO. ENTERTAINMENT SAI Productions is working on on a second series of News- leaders programs. Page BIO. STATE MARYLAND has a very low rate of serious disciplinary ac- tions against doctors. Page NATION THE KREMLIN says it will continue to abide by SALT fl limits. Page THE JOBLESS rate re- mained at 7 percent in Novem- ber. Page A3. SPORTS NAVY downs Yale. Page Bl. PEOPLE Amy daughter of former President Jimmy Car- says her parents are ther excited nor about her civil dis- obedience. Ms. Car- a 19- year-old sophomore at Brown University in Provi- says she'd like a jury trial on her latest whtca occurred at a Nov. 24 demonstration against CIA recruiting at the Universi- ty of Massachusetts really haven't been think- ing about the jail she was quoted as saying. just been thinking about the trial itself' Her first arrest was in April IKS at the South African Em- bassy in Washington. For a look at other people in tbe news see page A3 LOTTERY Numbers drawn Three digit HI. Pick sm INDEX f ft n Ril rs AM RUfl f 1 RIO AH A.i A7 BU Bl 4 wruofu pages Crotiwonl Katcrta lament Houwt OWtnanet Potter Photo by N Lundskow RALPH AND Pamela of Sevema smile with baby who was bom yesterday in their car. SPEEDY ARRIVAL Severna Park mom gives birth in car on beltway By SHEUtY YAEK was a little the new father said. But a was happening. Sevema Park Staff Writer short stay in an incubator cured that Biddlecomb said to think my Keith Biddlecomb began fife yesterday problem for whose middle name wife is and when we by protesting Maryland traffic jams. was being decided last night. lo and behold she Bockelmann said. If all those rush-hour ears were just going to sit there on tbe Baltimore Belt- he'd stew He wouldn't wait until Mom. and the hospital A feisty indeed. Just before r.45 Ralph Biddle- of Sevema exited tbe bettway en route to St Joseph's Hospital in Baltimore. His wife lay on the front his cartignts were flashing and a state trooper was chasing bin as be maneu- vered along the shaaian- past traffic. Only a couple mfles from their destina- told her husband to stop tbe car they never would make H It was then that State 1st Sgt Jerome Bockeimarm learned why tbe driv- er of the he had followed was dnvmg so erraticalh As Bockelmanr a ran back to his car for a and medical kit Keith was born atwtsxie Charles Street HIJ f aucht him and 2 p m tbe pound oancf in perfect heakk Hr had arrived tjw hospital with a teroprratone because the car wife was 'We've got to. be there now.' I wasn't just going to sit there in aB that Biddlecomb said. Mrs. Biddlecomb said birth happened too fast to make her but given her she would have chosen to wait another 10 minutes. kept 'Hold we're almost there.' I just 'I'm not going to bold on anymore. Stop tbe Mrs. Biddlecomb said last giggling quiet- ly. Bockelmann said he was stuck in tbe when be beard other drivers complaining on their citizens band radios about an impatient driver trying to sneak by on the'road's shoulder Within the car passed him and Bockelmann took off in pursuit People waiting in traffic were really complaining over the he said To make matters when he started following irtth his emergency flashers and stress the car not stop When the car finally slowed he saw Mrs Biddlecomb and realised whit an aviation trauma techni- flies in medevac helicopters that transport patients to the Shock-Trauma Center at University Hospital in Baltimore. Bockelmann delivered a baby about 20 years ago when he worked on an ambul- ance squad. deal with medical emergencies day and you've just got to get in there and do what you have to Bockelmann said Although tbe couple lives in Severna St Joseph's was the hospital closest to their doctor's office The baby's due date was Dec. 23 and they had planned to stay with Biddlecomb's who live only two or three miles from the hospital Bockelmann said he implemented the right of discretion'' and issued no tickets give a man a ucket when he was trying his wife to tbe hospital for a true emergency' I think it's it's a happy Bockelmana sayd yesterday afternoon after visiting tbe parents and Keith at tbe hospital Feds stifle smoke GSA tightens smoking policy By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON The federal government told its agency heads yesterday they must provide a smoke-free on the job. While not a ban on the directive from the General Services Administration nonetheless represents a major shift from present policy. An anti-smoking activist who hailed the move said it covers more people than any similar action ever before. The GSA is in charge of buildings covering almost the entire civilian federal work force of 2.3 million people. GSA directive does not affect the two dominant federal employers inside Anne Arundel the defense department and tbe Postal neither of which occupies GSA buildings. about 1M employees in GSA-leased space wfll be Including tbe U.S. Fish and WOdlifeJService and the Environmental Proteeflea Agency. Thousands of Anne Arundel County resi- dents who work at civilian faculties b Washingtoa wiD also be affected. there are federal workers who live IB the according to tbe 19W census. naval operations and the Fish and WOdlife Service have already implemented anti- smoking requirements. Stephen H. academy spokes- said the new rules prohibit smoking in and calls for segregation of smokers and non-smokers in offices when feasible. issued Nov. came after tbe defense department issued a directive over tbe summer ordering that facilities make efforts to reduce smoking. Employees and military nel may use duty time to attend smoke-cessation Clawson said. supervisor of tbe Fisk and on Page Col. 3 STREETS CLOSING DURING CEREMONY Cornhill and Fleet streets leading into Market Space will be closed and only local traffic permitted on Pinkney Street during tonight's Christmas tree-lighting ceremony in downtown Annapolis The streets will be closed off beginning as early as 5 p.m Tbe Great Illumination festivi- ties will start at p.m with Alderman Samuel D-Ward doing the honors of lighting the city's Christmas tree are recommending that people park at tbe Navy.Marine Corps Stadium lot and take the shuttle into said Clarice Baux. chairman of the Great Illumination project for tbe Annapolis Jaycees Tbe festmties will include a parade up Main Street to Church School Street and State ending at the State House Man. according to Tom tbe city's director of public information shuttle will have stops at Mam Street and Church Circle and on College Avenue near M Midshipmen look for upset against Cadets fiflcl After i m it M tn ilttrr broark at' .r S A ___ j fnr the meeting nf Hetf p TI will hegin 'hf Se in ruled the v their marrh that si n thev tr win PHILADELPHIA TV fnnfhall Itefwt iriavd they tV Riyer item Hill Inn titt artlfi pjirrrt Itat ftrtd A few rtofwl itxl mmAr Phi s -1 taV fMl i latt NernminE s p-i vte a ViaTri tWTt for vmnf meti n WM wfcot wu game RS Oimneli UkUaf TV team rHurm tr and thr gamr he thereafter The MlddMuicu are ioutr high Hopes arottRd Ltvf world Armed Form If NiM an rr.inagf i for today's afatast Army of pulhng off upwt they dreafi radio In Annapolis the game will be would tad a six-game toting streak 4 if 1- ir ihe temperature m the 11 U The ami K tout cr iwd of Ixfi- ther n ttannt n iri- of -hr rreativf than once wil. get jnder iwi tenon Army i V5 rerortl I tftttmt gimt the that wr M frirgtr TSe teami rnrteo r i ie Umtt the he m last 11 the sixth time the
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