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Capital, The (Newspaper) - December 30, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland In Rebels rout 104-79. ut eens offered Severna Susan Bradford gets results. SEE PAGE C7 In Retail sales are rosy. SEE PAGE B1 Rc BL Cl Ci Newsroom 268-5000 Tomorrow's Lots of sun For see page A7. VOL Cl NO. 307 DECEMBER 25 Cents GOOD DONTFORGET THOSE INTERESTED may join people around the world in a prayer for peace tomorrow The local gathering at a.m. at a private home is sponsored by the Annapolis Holistic Health Center. A po- tluck breakfast will Gafl 757-5885 or 757-3692. AREA MANY PEOPLE can't afford health care. Page Dl. DR. GOTT A DOCTOR does not have the right to insist on prepay- ment of a Page D8. ENTERTAINMENT is spectacular on stage. Page B6. STAfE A TRAIN derailment spills gallons of lye into the Susquehanna River. Page A4. NATION PRESIDENT planned to announce retaliato- ry measures against some Eu- ropean farm exports. Page A2. AN ATTORNEY for the wid- ow of an astronaut killed in the Challenger explosion said a settlement accepted by some of the families is inadequate if less than several million dol- Page A3. SAILING STARS STRIPES and New Zealand are one victory away from meeting in the finals of the America's Cop challenger trials. Page CL SPORTS THE BULLDOGS were forced to work for their spot in the finals of the Southern Holi- day Tournament Page Cl. PEOPLE Diane uho has re- newed her contract as a corre- spondent on the top rated news show will draw a salary of about mil- 1 1 ion a source at the network sairi a e r r c m ci t falls for Ms S a w v f r continue to r the work with projects C B mona Dunn said A source at C BS said new contrari Ms Sawyer an annual salan the mil lion rjnge PTMOUS ly she earned wm w For a tvrpi'1 in the 'ixlax pfir LOTTERY Numbers drawn digit Pick 4 7W7 INDEX 4 Busipeu Ctteodir V CroftoB Cfotfwd Bi 3 DM DI Al M-f AT C74 C14 ...17 Traffic death toll up 7 die on roads in last 10 days By DAN CASEY Staff Writer Two elderly Arnold residents were killed in a four-car accident on Ritchie Highway in Severna Park yesterday county police said. The deaths bring to seven the number of traffic fatalities in the county hi the last 10 according to accident reports. The victims were identified as Charles Francis and his Mary Biever of 349 Volley police said. Despite a mandatory seat belt law hi the state and continued crackdowns on fatal accidents in the county have increased dramatically this year. With two days left hi the holiday 87 in accidents in the county this year compared to 71 for all of last police said. The wreck yesterday occurred just before 2 p.m. on southbound Ritchie Highway at Hahn when one car pulled out of a median- strip cutover into the path of another car traveling police said. The accident snarled early rush-hour traff- ic on Ritchie jamming side roads. It took some motorists an hour to drive from Jumpers Mall in Pasadena to Annapolis. Photo by MtchMl P Majcr TWO ARNOLD residents were killed in this four-car wreck on Ritchie Highway in Severna Park yesterday afternoon. Mrs. Laroque was driving a 1985 Chevrolet Cavalier that pulled into the path of a 1980 Camaro driven by David Allen of 477 Colonial Ridge police said. 'The Camaro hit the Cavalier in the passen- ger's pushing the rear seat into the front said county police Officer Linda Fischer. The Cavalier was hi the median strip apparently trying to turn south. A van that was trying to turn east onto Hahn Drive from southbound Ritchie Highway was blocking Mrs. Laroque's view and drove into the southbound said Officer V. Richard county police spokesman. The impact of the collision sent the Cava- lier onto the west shoulder of the highway. The Camaro went into the parking lot at Frank's Nursery and Crafts where it rammed two parked a 1984 Honda owned by Michael of Severna and a 1985 Chevrolet Impala owned by John Schill- of Arnold. The cars were unoccupied at the police said. Laroque was pronounced dead at Anne Arundel General Hospital at p.m. The cause of death was listed as multiple a hospital spokeswoman said. Mrs. Laroque was taken by ambulance to the Shock-Trauma Center at University Hospi- tal in Baltimore. She died at p.m. from massive trauma and heart a spokes- woman said. Butler was treated and released at Anne Arundel General Hospital for superficial a spokeswoman said. The intersection is the scene of frequent police said. Ricks appointed to new post By LORRAINE AHEARN Staff Writer An attorney from the county Office of Law will be appointed to a new Circuit Court post set up to hear juvenile cases and civil matters. Essom Ricks an assistant county was chosen by the county's nine Circuit Court judges to fill the recently created court mas- ter position designed to reduce the number of cases the judges must bear. workload has really in- creased in the civil but our staff has said Court Adminis- trator T. Gordon Fitzhugh Will handle juvenile cases Ricks will become the first black member of the judiciary in Anne Arundel County. He will be one of three court who make rec- ommendations on juvenile cases and domestic relations including child support. Figures from November's Annual Report of the Judiciary document an increase of almost 50 percent hi the overall cases heard here since 1983. Courthouse officials last winter convinced the county to fund the a-year which they presented as a more econom- ical alternative to adding a 10th Circuit Court judge. Although the state pays judges' the county must provide a chambers for a judge plus salaries for a secretary and law clerk The shifting to the court masters of cases that are not highly contest- ed is part of an overall effort to find new methods of resolving disputes. Another approach to improving the flow of civil cases has been Friday pre-settlement in which contested divorces are sometimes settled before they go to court. scheduled to be sworn hi Jan. is currently a special prose- cutor assigned to try code violations for the county Office of Inspections and Permits. County Solicitor Stephen Beard said he will assign Deputy County Solicitor David Plymyer to take on Ricks' upcoming cases. Beard said he is trying to locate chambers for Ricks in Glen which would mark the first time the Circuit Court would have a branch in the north county TOP actor Tom Crulte. left author Tom Clancy and basketball DavkJ Robinson have booeted Interest in the academy. HEROES EnwGw athletes boost applications to academy '-fir r i OTTMAN nrxt sum- rntinrr -ir1 MaffHnter mr- a'- -ir.re tra- M the k rfal life as hr- f. i. c rsr T.oi.r T i' rxrel- alms -n r J d n J -r R. -p .f r fit. It prr- rn rx- than S TOO fT tn s-f r- v rs I f AI i v i pTTiSH -s VT ffl ira' r T r'i jtt r th-' -t -hr j thu arreptini l in Iranian taip waniisi The Hunt A T- direr tor of thp Meh ap m put KIT Jr.rap- 'hf of 'llin 8 for thH fHrtw srhoolinE But since North and released this yea- abf-u1 macho More than n.OOO students have Seymour credits to tlternatelv have been AA. Col. ESSOM RICKS Jr. becomes court master. Going solo Do-it-yourself divorces on rise Br JOANNA RAMEY Staff Hriter At onre a someone stands at s desk a no to file uncontestod o It's T r h'r xpprififf a in the fr 'ourtriouw nr hurch Circlr Aiiiton knows ihr But N sr-p ran't dupensp legal do is refer people tn -i Art- Tdhn T n no f own tr the srvd dr ifi Even it t it i as simple tt shf .-v who aren bow property. thould be Attomtys wtrn that in most M Pafe
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