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Capital, The (Newspaper) - November 22, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland Queen Anne's deputies lose powers Dl PEACE PLAN Bosnian Serbs reject U.S. troops prepare A2 Now's the time for comfort food SEE CHEF'S CHOICE Bl DETAILS PAGE All WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER MD OYSTER HARVESTS LOOK GOOD so FAR By J. Henson The Capital Watermen aboard the skipjack Esther F prepare to cull a load of trash and crabs dredged Iranian oyster bar off Gibson Island. State officials and watermen said oyster harvests look good so far thto year. Watermen's catch may top last year By MARY ELLEN LLOYD Staff Writer State natural resources who have heard little good news this year about are predict- ing that oyster harvests might top last year's catch. is a prime part of the said W.P. director of Maryland's Fishery Di- noting that Thanksgiving typically brings a high demand for the bivalves. By the end of the oystering which runs from October through watermen should bring in more than the bushels of oysters caught last Mr. Jensen said yesterday. He touted the state's oyster- planting program as a major fac- tor in the success watermen are particularly in the upper Chesapeake Bay. Many- of the 660 million baby called that were moved in 1992 from disease- stricken oyster bars in the lower Chesapeake are now reaching market Mr. Jensen said. The oysters are transplanted to escape the effects of the diseases MSX and which kill young primarily in areas with saltier water. The diseases can't harm humans who eat infected oysters. Watermen said they're thankful for the which is financed primarily by a surcharge on their annual com- mercial fishing licenses and a state tax seafood deal- ers pay on oysters. Many watermen have been catching all they're allowed under state law although some said prices remain well below last year's. Page Key oyster bars in Anne Arundel Seven Foot Knoll Six Foot Knoll Craighin Channel Belvedere Mountain Point Sandy Point South Dolly Lump Hackett Point Tolly Point Swan Reef Thomas Point North Thomas Point South Marshy Point Lulu Three Sisters Wild Ground Source' Department of Natural Resources Capital graphic Charity funds face slashi Providence Center could lose if cuts are approved By BART JANSEN Staff Writer The Providence which cares for and educates 450 handi- capped county is among dozens of charities that advocates said could be devastated by pro- posed federal and state budget cuts. Depending on federal Medicaid and Medicare cuts could slash from the center's million Rob the agency's finance said yes- terday. His comments came after a news conference outside the State House to announce how charitable and nonprofit programs might suffer under billion in proposed federal budget cuts to Maryland. About 45 cnarities announced the formation of Partnership for_ Mary- land's Future to sound the-alarm. At the Providence day- care service for about 100 pro- foundly handicapped clients and medical care far 100 people would be Mr. Dickinson said. people could be left out in the he said. Though the Providence Center-is large enough to survive the Mr. Dickinson said smaller group's might not be so lucky. scaring a heck of a lot of Herbert S. exec- utive director of Maryland Associa- tion of Psychiatric Support said of possible cuts to agen- cies Arundel Lodge in Annapolis and Omni House in Glen Besides outlining problems with federal the partnership argued against a potential state income tax Page Prolonged deaths common ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO Doctors are often oblivious to the last wishes of termi- nally ill many of whom die in tethered against their will to life-prolonging a study found. The million believed to be the largest ever done on the also found that living wills and other strategies aimed at pro- moting doctors' understanding of patients' wishes made no difference. need to recognize that when someone dies after a prolonged time on a breathing in an intensive care unit or in a that's a said Dr. William A. a critical care specialist at the University of Virgi- nia Medical School who co-directed the research. The study's findings were pub- lished today in The Journal of the American Medical Association. The research was financed by the Ro- bert Wood Johnson Foundation af N.J. The study was conducted in two 'in the second seriously ill patients were mon- itored from 1991 to 1994. Half were given specially trained nurses to promote discussions between doc- tors and patients regarding care. The doctors were given information about the patients' wishes for treat- ment. didn't Dr. Knaus said. Doctors who were helped had no better understanding of dying -pa- tients' preferences than those weren't. And in the helped dying patients spent just as many days in intensive in comas or on breathing machines. And they Page INSIDE Kennedy conspiracy theo- ries abound 32 years later. A3 Clancy loses a million in bum business deal. A4 KENT Lawmakers eye cost of the Kent Narrows. BB Lottery..............'.. A4 Kent Island......... B5 Movies............. B6 Obituaries...........All Police Beat.... All Sports...............Cl-4 Television........... B7 Tides............... All West County........ A8 Weddings............ B6 4MCOWM.40 Arundel Report..... Dl Ask a Vet............. B7 Calendar............. A6 Chefs Choice......Bl-3 D2 Comics................ B4 Crossword.......... 08 Death Notices...... D8 Dog's World......... 67 Editonals.............AID Portions of The Capital are printed each day on recycled paper. The newspaper also is recyclable. Classified....................268-7000 Circulation..................2684800 From Kant AH other Free dinriers in memory of late mom By MICHAEL CODY StaffWriter Emma Lucille Hall was the kind of woman who would call the police on young men shooting craps then warn participants to go home. She once rushed into a gvmfight near her Robinwood shouting that it must end. Her until she died of cancer in January at age were deputized to buy her daily paper. didn't have to put anything in her voice for you to do anything. You just had to look into her and you'd feel compelled to do said a son-in- Mark Taylor of Parole. Loretta Hall and Rosemary Taylor are organizing a free Thanksgiving dinner tomorrow in honor of their late mother. Hundreds By David W. Trozzo The Capital RoMmary and Lowtta Hall My a prayer for their late mottwr Emma In photo at In that a Thanksgiving dinner they plan In her memory They for donations to a potiuck to which the public to from 3 to 8 p.m. tomorrow at the Robinwood recreation center. have been invited to share in the potluck which will be served from 3 to 8 p.m. at Robinwood's recreation Even at this late helpers and supplies are urgently needed. of them are strong Taylor said of his wife and her sister. can look slim and but they'll find ways to Page Area gobbles up cheaper turkeys By THERESA WINSLOW Staff Writer Nationwide turkey prices might be but county residents can gobble up their Thanksgiving bird with a smile they probably paid a lot less. The Chicago-based American Farm Bureau Federa- tion announced yesterday that frozen turkey prices across the country averaged 79 cents a a 4-cent increase from last year. But an informal survey of several county supermar- kets revealed frozen turkey prices starting at 58 or 59 cents per well below the national average. Fresh turkeys in the county ranged from 77 cents to per pound. The farm federation didn't survey fresh turkey prices nationally. Despite the good prices were the furthest thing from shoppers' minds last night at the Giant in the Festival at Riva shopping center. Most of those who picked over the large selection of fresh and frozen birds said size was the most important criterion for choosing a turkey. Mary Jane MacArthur of Annapolis chose a fresh 19-pounder. don't have to thaw it she said with a explaining why she didn't get a frozen bird. Page
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