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Capital, The (Newspaper) - July 29, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland Croatian push may signal larger conflict A2 DOUL HOUSE Deale quickly becomes home for this couple Dl Orioles strike a deal for Mots' Bonilla Cl OCTO ARCHIVES 312 LAUREL AVE LAUREL MD 20707 TODAY. CLOUDS DETAILS PAGEAli SATURDAY JULY MD 3b- -L-f j. .3 -h ASSOCIATED PRESS S.C A jury swiftly re- jected the death penalty for Susan sentencing her to life in prison yesterday after her lawyer argued she is tormented enough in her own of for drowning her tw6 young sons. Smith gasped as the unanimous ver- dict was read after just 2W hours of deliberations and as she was led from the courtroom after a hug from her attorneys. The boys' David sat stone-faced. fc Sentenced to life in her own 'lake of fire' Circuit Judge William Howard told jurdrs afterward their choice was toughest moral decision anyone has to Smith will be eligible for parole in 30 years The mother didn't testify during her tnal arid declined to make a statement to jurors before their delib- erations began after emotional dosing arguments earlier in the day Mr who had said he wanted his ex-wrfe said after the do have some sort of a starting point now where I can start to rest easier and have somewhat more peace of He said he could not imagine visiting Smith in and was thinking of moving away from Union to-escape the memories The jury of nine men and three had taken the same amount of time July 23 to convict Smith of mur der Smith's David said in his closing argument that her jemorse and memories while serving life behind bars would be torment enough A psychiatrist had said earlier that Smith was suicidal young woman is in a lake of Mr Bruck said. her Prosecutor Tommy Pope told jurors Smith's remorse for rolling her only children into a lake as they remained strapped in their car seats was mean- ingless may be sorry he his voice rising was she sorry when she dropped that hand brake Mr. Pope laid photographs of 3-year- old Michael -and H-month-oldAlex on the j'ury hox rail and said they were same httle boys who were-hap- pily nding in their car seats that But Mr holding a read the story from the Gospel of John about a woman who committed adultery an offense punishable by stoning Jail officials worried. A2 Rain whets th ByP.J.SHDEY StafFWriter Lightning flashed and thunder rumbled last but the die- hard crab-eaters barely looked up from their plates as rain pelted their heads Fortunately for the Annapolis Rotary the weather drama was that the significance of the feast goes beyond saying one of the best pieces of political advice he ever received was to attend his first feast 10 years ago thousands of constituents are you'll find elected he said not unusual to run into the- jninutes. theSOth anniversary state senator Gerald Annapolis Rotary Grab Feast at Wiitegrad of Annapolis said the feast Marine Corps Memorial Stadium worid'slargest other stuff will just fill you and then you can'teat as many Harold Annapolis hitch probably better than in previous said Harry Jones of Annapolis. who has attended the feast for 2V4 decades. An estimated attendees shelled out per adult and per child for the sitting elbow-to- elbow at tables lined up beside the stadium and underneath the stadium's seating deck A crowd had gathered in the stadium parking lot as much as an hour before the 5 p.m. starting tune By 610 p amid the smell of crab spice and the clatter of wooden lines of 65 people stretched away from crab tables you want to get some good you have to arrive early it guarantees you a place in the shade' said city Alderman Carl D-Ward5 While lauding the he noted has become a family tradition always seems too he said. with coverage outside the area ranging from a now famous photograph in National Geographic magazine to a recent mention in Southern Living the event carries nore weight a good promotion for he said About 150 Rotanans were involved in the which included 315 bushels of ears of corn and 100 pounds of cole slaw Jeff a substitute teacher who lives near Va said he drove five hours one way just for the having read about it in Southern Lwing geared up to take a large crowd he said 'And I don t mind the drive Harold a lifelong Page Al Aaestlmated- people showed up yesterday for the 50th annual Annapolis Rotary Crab at John MlftcWeof Arnold and Nick OoMftborouchof Mrvedoppartof 315 bushels prepared for the crowd. rows of were lined up In the parking lot beside and underneath an overhang at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Photos By J Wenson The Capital x Federal cuts may endanger women-s care Health officials worry about family planning programs By MARY ELLEN LLOYD StaffWnter Local health officials are concerned possible-federal-euts to family planning programs could increase poor women's dependence on the government. The House is considering legislation that would allow states to use for other services million in funds now dedicated to family planning The county Department of Health receives more than for family planning from the federal government and some workers worry vital preg nancy prevention services will suffer If that happens women and their unexpected children may continue landing on public rolls We try to help these young women be responsible for taking care of them selves and their bodies said Dianne Crews a department nurse who pro vides family planning at public health clinics I m really concerned about this To me this has to be one of the most economical government programs A 1991 state health planning docu ment said every dollar spent for family planning services results in in savings for medical care and social services Sandra Remhard family planning program manager said the federal Title X dollars represent about a third of the money the department spends to teach women how to preveni unintended underweight babies and infant mortality The money is funneled through the state Department of Health and Mental We try to help these responsible for taking care of themselves and their Dianne clinic nurse which hasn't yet determined what effect the House proposal would have on services county health clinics serving about 4 000 county women provide physical examinations birth control supplies and counseling with the money Although any resident may receive the services for varying fees more than half the clients qualify for free services because their incomes are below pov- erty level officials said Without the county clinics many of the women may not use Ms Crews said 1 d say most women who come to us have open having unprotected inter course for probably six months to a year she said The majority have been placing Russian roulette for a while Rep StenyHoyer St Marys is on the committee that cleared the way for the bill to move to the full House But Page A First Teen of the Week realizes teaching goal Carol The first Teen of the graduated hi May from Wlnston-Salem State University In Winston- N.C. Next month the will a teaching Job at Central Middle School as aslxttvgraoe English what her goal was four years ago as an School graduate. By LESLIE GROSS StaffWnter When 22 year-old Carol Monger walked into the front office at Central Middle School last week and spotted mte ial tewh-- er she had come full rirclp Now a college graduate with a teach ing degree the Annapolis High School graduate will stand alongside her former teacher Four years ago Miss Monger The first Teen of the Week Just after she graduated with acadpmir honors she said that one dav she might become a teacher Catching up with the Mav college graduate shows she s accomplished ffaf by gattmgj suoh--grade teach ing position at Central Middle here she went to vhool It made me more comfortable mtpr viewing there said Miss Monger who found out yesterdav that she got the to teach English ArunnVl is hotnp 1 wanted to star' here' After high school graduation Miss Monger beaded to Wimtoti Salem StatP University in Wmstfm Salem C where she majorrt in English and a tearhpr s RpTiifi cation She Arundel is home. I wanted to start here Monger to-foiled ymr concentrate more an teaching gram mar There s not a big focus in grammar in this area where to put commas semi colons she said If von re going at INSIDE ARUNDEL Tipton Airfield may have manager by Tuesday Bl Orioles post 4 3 win over the White Sox Cl Christian music network Mjith MTV BB rum laude with the highest grade point average in her department Teaching camp naturallv to Miss Monger probably because it runs in her famiH she said Her mother a teacher at Chesa pr-akp High Vhoot has been in the business for 31 Her aunt is a tparher at a correctional facility in V irginia and her uncle is a college law professor I VP been around a lot of teachers Miss Monger said Her mother Charlotfp Bowman said ship s thrilled daughter is following in her footsteps 1 realH feel 1 guess overjoyed Ms Brahman viid Teaching is re- warding as well has its headaches Rut it s regarding I m glad she chose it hack on four years of high school as s teacher Monger said local vhooVs to because everyone else knows it Along with being a stickler for grammar Miss Monger said shp will be a approachable teacher Bpmg young helps in that area shp said For 12 weHts student taught 12th grade English at a school in North Carolina and her first choirp is to reach high school English Thp kids weren t that much young er than me she said That madp it JIMMHI 1'wfiuhl tcW1 thMTi both tn.mg to graduate You need this class and so do I so Ipt s gpt it together Although shed like to teach high school students the only openings ngb' now in Anne Aninriel Countv are in middle school Teaching tohs are in high demand this year morp than 1 non people applied for 250 jobs During college Miss Monger was a member of the Qim Bowl show worked at a dav-care center and Page A Senate puts limits on ac ceDtmg freebies A3 4 Calendar Cap Cam Classified Comics Crossword Death Notices Editorials Homes C7 81 Lotlpry A9 Movies D15 Obrtuancs 05 Police Beat C6 Religion Sports 08 Slocks AID Television 01-4 94 All All 86 Cl-5 B2-4 A8 All Portions of Tfie Capital are printed each Classified 268-7000 Circulation 268-4800 From Kent 327-1583 All other departments 268-5000
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