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Capital, The (Newspaper) - November 16, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland All-county boys soccer team profiles D4 FIRED Winning season for A first since 1982 Dl On Tulane at Saturday at Kids get branded at an early age SEE FAMILY LIVING Cl HOWELL MICROFILMS PO BOX 1558 LAUREL MD 20707 SUNNY DETAILS PAGE All THURSDAY NOVEMBER MD 350 Sights set on victory Nautical contest attracts 9 countries to Naval Academy By BRADLEY PENISTON Staff Writer Clasping his hands behind his back in a traditional captain's Coast Gruard Cadet 2nd Class Clinton trocchio peered into the thinking furiously. To beat the foreign midshipmen who had conned their yard patrol boats around the Severn River course earlier on he needed to guide YP 691 to a near-perfect anchorage Even with his eight Naval Academy teanimates calling the navigation the stiff 20-knot winds weren't making things easy. 10 degrees rudder. Come to course ordered Cadet who's spending the semester the academy. Photos by Mark M Odell The Capital Cadet 2nd CtaM Clinton and Midshipman 1st Class Robert Wllllngham discuss a course change aboard a yard patrol boat during the navigation event of the International Nautical Competition Tuesday at the Naval Academy. Midshipmen from nine countries Are participating In the contest. pressed the speaker button on a chest microphone. seconds until the Kent Island native told two other midshipmen who shivered on waiting to line up bearing finders with shore landmarks. The exacting test of ship-handling and navigation was just one part of the fourth annual International Nautical which is taking place this week at the academy. tfte Dutch the naval academies of the Turkey and the United Kingdom together for four days of heated competition and trans-Atlantic camaraderie Although it's billed as a nautical with nine-man teams competing in navigation and dinghy sailing and the schedule of events reveals an intense smorgasbord of physical and mental challenges. The mids compete in rifle Page A wind-blown and wet Midshipman 3rd Class Erlks takes a bearing on a landmark as the Navy team navigates up the Severn River. State gave too much to Critics charge lottery revenues will have to be raided to help pay ASSOCIATED PRESS Maryland finally succeeded in its bid to bring an NFL team back to Baltimore. But now some law- makers are complaining that the state has promised too and the money isn't there to fund a new stadium. As the deal bringing the Cleve- land Browns to Baltimore was ap- proved by the state Board of Public Works critics charged that lottery revenues currently pay- ing for state services will have to be raided to help pay for construction of a sta- dium. is no more money from the said Del Robert Flana- a member of the House Appropriations Committee. have peaked out on the lot- Special instant' lottery games are still helping to pay off bonds to build Oriole Park at Camden which opened in 1992 Those games bring in about million a year a far cry from the million needed to pay for bonds on the baseball stadium and a new football Mr. Flanagan said He predicted that more special lottery games would drain money from existing games. Those reven- ues go into the state's general Gov Parris N. Glendening and Maryland Stadium Authority direc- tor Bruce Hoffman say- ing the team will be a boon worth million a year to including million in tax reven- ues. fact is that dollar that Page Clendening keeps shutdown promise ASSOCIATED PRESS With the federal government shutdown headed for a third Gov. Parris Glendening stuck by his promise to keep paying state employees whose wages are normal- ly paid by the U.S. government. But if the shutdown lasts much the fiscal impact on Mary- land could force the governor to break his promise. If the partial shutdown goes into next the hit on the state's coffers could top Mr. Glendening said yesterday. If reimbursement from Congress is the state can afford to wait for the money But the governor is not con- vinced. going on past practice and verbal he told his Fed- eral Budget Work adding that the same people assured him earlier this year that there would be no shutdown. Maryland's government has about workers whose salaries are paid through the federal budget. With no budget agreement in place and an impasse between Presi- dent Clinton and congressional leaders continuing those employ- ees could have been laid off Mr. Glendening decided to keep them on at state expense. It costs million a day By next the cost could become too much for the state to bear. this goes longer than a we're going to have to sit down and decide what our options the governor said. Page Congress finishing new bill reopening but veto planned. A2 k Gary turns to Neall for guidance on jail INSIDE ByBARTJANSEN Staff Writer County Executive John G. Gary Jr is asking his Robert R. to tell him whether he should privatize a million jail planned for north county. Mr. who is now a consul- and the firm John E. Harms and Associates will study whether a private comparty would operate the Ordnance Road jail more efficiently than the county.- County officials were unable to provide the amount being paid to but Mr. Neall said he has not decided whether to charge the county for hifi advice. The consultants were sought after advisers Mr. Gary had assembled including Jail Superintendent Ri- chard J. Baker and Central Services Officer Jeronie W. Klasmeier said last week that the county could do a better job tian two private compa- nies. County officials declined to re- lease the bid figures from those firms. In researching the Mr. Gary and County Cpuncil members visited privately run jails in Texas. concern is that he's not sure fully understand all the said Lisa man. may m Hams has th Neall offers financial experience from running the county from 1990 to she said. administration offi- cials and jail designers yesterday explained to the County Council how new jail wouiff'.JBpF in- mates more treatment tional programs than thfr over- crowded jail on Jennifer Roarf near Annapolis. Site development is expected to Page ARUNOCL City man gets 30 years for girlfriend's murder. Bl SOUTH TV talk show spurs surprise nuptials. M Arundel Report Bl Lottery...... A4 Calendar....... AS Movies D8 Classified............ C7 Names m News.. B3 Comics........ C6 Obituaries........All Crossword..... C5 Police All Death Notices...... C5 SevemaPark.......B4-5 Or Gott......... C5 South County. B6-7 Editorials ......A10 Sports........Dl-6 Entertainment...... 08 Television.......... D7 Tides.................All 82 Tree Talk........ A7 C5 Weddings........... C4 'of Capital are pnnted each day on redded paper. The newspaper also is recyclable. Classified....................268-7000 Circulation..................2684800 From Kent 327-1683 AH other 288-6000 Doctors say case Lowering cholesterol really does save lives ASSOCIATED PRESS Calif. A new study that offers case-closed evi- dence that lowering cholesterol saves lives should prompt doctors to treat high cholesterol more researchers say. The published in today's issue of the New England Journal of found that otherwise healthy middle-aged men reduced their overall death rate by an impressive one-fifth during five years of taking one of a new generation of cholesterol- lowering drugs called study is immensely help- ful and said Dr. Sidney Smith president of the Ameri- can Heart Association. The study was presented yesterday at the group's annual meeting. Dr. Smith predicted that the West of Scotland Coronary Pre- vention Study will persuade doc- have to be more aggressive. Up to we have let people slide who had borderline ch'olesterol. Now we will have to consider Dr. James Fleisher tors to try to lower cholesterol in the rather than simply treating its effects once damage occurs. Many of the cardiolo- nurses and others attending the world's largest heart confer- ence agreed. will have to be more ag- said Dr. James Fle- isher of Tarzana Medical Center in suburban Los Angeles. to we have let people slide who had borderline cholesterol Now we will have to consider Dr. Terje R. Pedersen of Aker Hospital in said treating high cholesterol may save even more lives than getting people to take medicines for mildly elevated blood pressure. I had to choose between treating my moderate hyperten- sion and my moderately elevated I would choose cholesterol-lowering drug. The risk reduction is actually great- he said Many in the medical world had already accepted the idea that healthy people could live longer by lowering their but it had never been proved. Previous efforts to close the case on cholesterol were marred Page