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Frederick News-Post (Newspaper) - April 1, 1988, Frederick, Maryland THE FREDERICK POST, FREDERICK, MD., FRIDAY, APRIL 1, 1988 C-11 TV LISTINGS FRIDAY Letterman Take Letterman "Rustlers' And The Video And The The Night Ct Of "Return Of The The Great Lehrer Avengers Letterman Lehrer St Lehrer Of The T In "The How To Make "The Bishop's Mills At The Like A Benny "That Darn Golf Basketball- National Basketball National "American "Band Of The Midler s Mondo Mavericks at Washington "Playing For Mr "Touch And Mandmgo Can 3 Ed A A "Vampire Men Of The Lost To Detroit Pistons at Boston Play Frederick Cablevision TV Conversion Guide Cable Cible Channel n chamwl Location Network Channel TV ChaniKl location Network 2 2-WMAR Baltimore NBC 21 ESPN Satellite 3 67-WMPB Baltimore PBS 22 Nickelodeon Satellite 4 4-WRC Washington NBC 23 17-WTBS Atlanta Ind 5 5-WTTG Washington Ind 24 32-WHMM Washington PBS 6 20-WDCA Washington Ind 25 Nashville Network Satellite 7 7-WJLA Washington ABC 26 CNN Satellite 8 26-WETA Washington PBS 27 Lifetime Satellite 9 9-WUSA Washington CBS 28 County Education 10 25-WHAG Hagerstown NBC Reserved 11 11-WBAL Baltimore CBS rwif 13 Id-WJZ Baltimore ABC 33 Weather chan 14 Cmemax Satellite 34 C.SPAN 15 Disney Channel Satellite 35 CBN Satellite 16 HBO Satellite 36 56-WNVC Fairfax PBS 17 Headline News Satellite 38 vH-1 Satellite 18 MTV Satellite 39 Inspirational Net Satellite 19 HTS (Sports) Satellite 40 D scovery Channel Satellite 20 USA Satellite Pleasf Note Additional converter msj be required for some channels Call 662-682! lor more details "Electronic Program Cablevision Cable Conversion Guide Cable Cable Channel TV Chmwl Location Network Channel TV Channel Location Network 2 2-WMAR Baltimore NBC 3 67-WMPB Baltimore MPT 4 4-WRC Washington NBC 19 Satellite x 5 5-WTTG Washington Ind 20 HTS Satellite x 6 ESPN Satellite x 21 Satellite x 7 7-WJLA Washington ABC 22 TNN Satellite x 8 17-WTBS Atlanta Ind 23 Local x x 9 9-WDVM Washington CBS 24 Satellite x 10 CNN Satellite x 25 Lifetime Satellite x 11 11-WBAL Baltimore CBX 26 Satellite x 12 45-WBFF Baltimore Ind 27 26-WETA Washington PBS 13 13-WJZ Baltimore ABC 28 CBN Satellite x 14 Local Walkersville x 29 20-WDCA Washington Ind 15 Local BOE x 31 Satellite x 16 Future x x 'Additional charge may te required lor these services, fa more information call DANCE April 2, 1988 Lewistown Fire Hall 9-1 p.m. Graceham Fire Co. 20-20 Club Dance Music by: COUNTRY CARAVAN Couple McDONALD'S (Corner Bentz Patrick Streets) Fndas Reggie Davis Eltc. 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The eight-part documentary series from Los Angeles and the BBC looks at shipwrecks, sunken treasures and the lost city of Atlantis. The age of the bones in the Warm Mineral Springs sinkhole has been established by carbon dating at about years. "I feel early man used this place to dispose of the said Cockrell, a tall man with thick sandy hair and a big beard starting to show gray. "We've found the remains of more than 20 men so far. We've also found the bones of a giant ground sloth, a saber-toothed cat, a North American horse and a type of camel related to the llama. "The climate was much cooler then. There were no palm trees and very few pines We've found trees down there, some nuts and pollen. What we're trying to do is understand the humans against this background The human remains are Paleo- Indians. Based on their skeletons, they averaged about 5-foot-4 in height and 110 pounds in weight. Cockrell said the skulls resemble those found in a cave in China more than those of southeastern Indians. The bones have been preserved because the water in the sinkhole has no oxygen. It is also very warm and has a high mineral content, thus attracting many people to it for bathing, despite the sulfurous smell. Cockrell has also pulled up relics from more recent times, including Coca-Cola bottles and a deer skull. "My principal interest as an under- water archaeologist is looking for sites from the Ice Age that are now under Cockrell said. "Since the ice caps melted, the ocean level has risen 300 feet worldwide. We were looking in the wrong places to find early man. We should be looking for those sites that are now up to 300 feet beneath the ocean. "This sinkhole was once a cave that collapsed about years ago. Things have been falling into it since then. We're digging through many genera- tions." Diving to the bottom of the hole, 230 feet down at its deepest, is dangerous and scary. It's pitch black at the bottom. It takes 93 minutes to decom- press on the way up. Prior to coming to Warm Mineral Springs, Cockrell was Florida's underwater archaeologist. That was a job that put him in daily contact with underwater treasure salvagers, includ- ing Mel Fisher, who found the multimillion-dollar wreck of the Atocha. Not all salvagers are legitimate, Cockrell said "Most of the money in finding sunken treasure is made on dry land by people POLLY'S POINTERS Flick of the wrist cuts a grapefruit By Polly Fisher DEAR POLLY Is there an easy way to section a grapefruit for serv- ing without the shell0 CAROL DEAR CAROL Here's the sim- plest way to get professional-looking sections of luscious, juicy grapefruit. Be sure to use a very sharp knife. Cut a slice off either end of the grapefruit, exposing a cross section of its interior Stand the fruit on one end and slice off the peel in strips, cutting deeply enough to remove the white pith and tough membrane along with the peel. Then, holding the grapefruit in one hand, slice through the fruit right next to the membrane that di- vides the sections, and release each section, one by one, from the others. With a little practice, you can slice down the side of one section, then turn the knife around and slice back up the other side, scraping the piece cleanly off the membrane. When aM of the sections have been cut free, squeeze the membranes to extract any re- maining juice. This process is easier to do than to describe, so give it a try. If you want only the sections without any extra juice, drain them in a colander, but be sure to save the juice anyway for a re- freshing citrus drink; fresh grapefruit juice is a delicious change of pace from orange juice. Grapefruit sections are not only a breakfast staple, but they also make a lovely fruit accompaniment for lunch or dinner. Sectioned grapefruit is also an attractive addition to a green sal- ad. Removed from its shell, this is a versatile fruit that deserves to be served more often and in more ways than as simple cut halves on the breakfast table. Enjoy! POLLY Eggs can provide inexpensive, nu- tritious, quick-to-prepare meals that the whole family will enjoy. Try the tempting recipes for crepes, omelets, main dishes, desserts and more in Polly's newsletter "Cooking with Eggs." Send for each copy to POL- LY'S POINTERS, in care of this newspaper, P.O. Box 93863, Cleve- land, OH 44101-5863. Be sure to in- clude the title. selling shares in shady salvage he said. "There are also a lot of phony treasure maps for sale. We even found one that was copied from the placemat at a fast food restaurant. Some people are making big money selling cheap dental gold in bars to look like Spanish gold Cockrell spent much of his time trying to preserve underwater wrecks from predatory salvagers. He is a strong supporter of a bill now before Congress to protect underwater wrecks. "This bill would preserve wrecks for sport divers to he said. "It would not prevent anyone from diving on a wreck. It would only prevent taking anything from a wreck without a per- mit. Legitimate salvagers would still be able to recover treasure." Cockrell, a native of Alabama, has been diving since 1959. He originally began as a paleontologist but switched to archaeologist. "My first dig was in Alabama for a zeuglodon, which was an ancient whale with a he said. "You find a lot of whale bones in Alabama. People even Fox begins to enjoy life out of fast lane NEW YORK (AP) Michael J. Fox says he's pulled out of the fast lane to enjoy a quieter life with actress Tracy Pollan, US magazine reports in its April 18 issue. "I definitely feel real settling going on almost on every said Fox. "In my personal life, I'm just calming down and really enjoying building a life out- side work. And on the work level, I'm not freaking out about things Fox denied reports that he'll marry in May; but he and Pollan have bought a Vermont homestead together, US reported. The two became friends while playing a couple on television's "Family Ties." "I was goofing around at that point in my life. I was a little more prone to stay out late and drive fast and work said Fox "I hope I wasn't a jerk. But if I was, I have a sneaking suspicion not many people were going to tell me I was." One of the exceptions, he said, was Pollan. "We got along really well, but if I was a jerk, she just went, 'That was a really particularly stupid thing to do And I just went, 'Wow1 That's After Pollan left the show for other projects, the romance developed The result, he said, "is something I never, ever, in my wildest dreams thought would come to pass." used them for building houses." Elsewhere in television: 'PYRAMID' BACK Dick Clark will be host once again when "The Pyramid" returns to CBS' daytime schedule Monday The show, sometimes called "the thinking person's game was returned after a write-in campaign by viewers MORE 'DOVE' CASTING Robert Urich has joined the cast of the CBS miniseries "Lonesome Dove" in the role of Jake Spoon. Robert Duvall, Tommy Lee Jones, Anjelica Houston, Danny Glover and Ricky Schroder were pre- viously announced. Other newly named cast members are Diane Lane as Lorena Wood, Chris Cooper as July Johnson and Glenne Headly as Elmira. THIS WEEKEND STEAMED FRESH LOBSTER ALSO BLACKENED RED FISH SHAD, SHAD ROE PLATTER CHARBROILED HALIBUT EASTER SUNDAY Reserve Now! 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