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Capital, The (Newspaper) - April 4, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland Cl ci Nev HOWELL MICROFILMS p 0. BOX 1558 LAUREL Mr 0707 Tomorrow's For too pago 7. VOL Cl NO. 80 APRIL 25 Cents GOOD PONT FORGET The great blue herons of Black Swamp Creek will be focus of a sponsored by the Anne Arun- dei Bird Club at 8 tonight at Trinity Methodist West Street and Lo- cust Avenue. Admission is charged. AREA SEVERN RIVER Associa- tion calls for stricter develop- ment controls. Page 19. SOUTH COUNTY DESPITE FORECLO- West River Yacht Harbour marina in Galesville is running smoothly. Page ETCETERA ANNAPOLIS ELEMENTA- RY School students will shout Morning to TV viewers across the. nation. Ptgel9. ENTERTAINMENT CHERRY BLOSSOM festivi- ties begin this weekend in D.C. Section in- tide. HEALTH MENTAL HEALTH services for children need improve- STATE BACKGROUND CHECKS of people working with minors gets final approval. Page 4. THE WHITE Hduse is potting pressure on Honduras. Ptge 2. UNEMPLOYMENT DROPPED to 7.2 percent last SPORTS WASHINGTON CAPS' victo- ry last night saved a first- place tie with Philadelphia. PEOPLE BICHARD NIXON had it his a shocking development for the employees at a Burger restaurant in Stafford IN.J. was an ex- I president in Burger said hostess Do- reen John- I sob. was a shock to see she added. wore a powder blue and looks better in person than be does on Nixon posed for pictures and signed autographs for workers and his spokesmen said. was a pretty day and he thought he would take a drive down the coast and have a hamburger and trench said John the spokes- man. accompanied dur- ing his Jaunt Wednesday by a staff also ordered a soft said Ms. Johnson. The Saddle River resident stayed for About an and left a note that Wishes to Burger home of the Whopper. Richard The workers already had it framed. For took at other people in tbtoewi fee 3. LOTTERY Numbers drawn Three-digit 711. Pick 4 -Ml. INDEX 4 pages. Calendar 13 Classified A4s 27-31 cotamns 25 CroMword Editorials f-7 BrterUtameat 14-17 Beattb 7 PotfetBeat 7 f.12 17 Family mourns deaths fc metims kin want justice By LORRAINE AHEARN Staff Writer City police yesterday cordoned off the street where Paul Alexiou lives a quiet street that in one tragic afternoon became the object ol unwelcome international attention. As the brutal details emerged about the bombing of TWA Flight 849 that killed three Annapolis residents .Wednesday in tearful and exhausted family members flanked Alexiou as he stood on his Lafayette Street porch. Facing the crowd of report- ers and television crews who had gathered on bis Alexiou held up framed portraits of his 25-year-old niece Maria Klug and her 9- month-old daughter Demetra. They died along with Alexiou's sister Deme- tra when a terrorist's bomb blew a hole in the airliner as it ap- proached Athens. They were sucked out of the plane along with Alberto a Colombian- born American. a close family it was one for said Alexiou. only tiling I can say is I hope someday they catch terror- and prosecute Alexiou was scheduled to leave for Athens last night to Join Warren Klug the 23-year- old husband of Maria Klug and father of the baby. who lived with his daughter and mother-in-law at Hilltop left for with his wife's slister Katherine Sultan Wednesday .after State Department officials called him. child wai everything to said Donald a friend and former co-worker of tail me he .wai 'hopelessly in loveTlfcprittjr concerned about wai a neighbor to the Slugs when the couple lived near Painter's Hill apartments. The two men worked together before Klug left MCI. who wti in engineer for the firm in oa Page g.CoL Woman terrorist suspected of bombing TWA Flight 640. 2. TIM ALEXIOU rods statement during s news conference yaatsrday at family's Lafayette Street horns as Penolopo her sister Virginia and Paul Alexiou fhetebySobQUMft elest their Psnslopo clutchas a portrait of Warren and Maria Klug onfhelr wadding while Paul holds photo of tha Klug's Infant Damatra. Travelers aroid Italy By LORRAINE AHEARN Staff Writer A couple booked on a flight tojtane recently called travel agent Betty 13ndsay and asked for a new destination4. Moscow. gueii they felt safer said Mn. co-owner of Adventures still booking buf not getting anything to Italy and In the past year Mrs. Lindsay and other local trivel agents have noticed a mirked decline on trips abroad apparently because of terrorist threats to Ainjffcan travelers. .They w this week's TWA Jetliner explosion wWchlllM tour people three Annapolis is certain to discourage even more trips to Eorope. know Greece is gonna be hurting bad this said Kim a Matterhorn agent who specialises in international book- ings. only Americans I can see going are Greek-Americans unless they're die- In the wake of Wednesday's bomb explo- sion on a TWA jet that left Rome and was know Greece Is gonna be hurting bad this year. The only Americans I can see going are Greek- Amertcane they're Kfm Tnvsl year-old daughter Maria and Mrs. Klug's 9-montb-oId daughter Demetra Chris- tina. Mrs. Lindsay said travelers are avoiding Italy and Greece because of the perception that terrorists live in the countries or are able to make passage through them. She said in the case of perhaps the land in both the Airline Association and the Airline Passen- gers Association are reportedly considering such action as a warning to travelers or a possible boycott of trouble spots. Tha believed to have been planted by s blew a bole in the cabin and claimed four lives including three Hilltop Lane Demetra her 25- Te not talking about ft they seem to think tot terrorists are hiding she fist don't know that the are doing much about But no Hatter What security measures are Jooef arguei that low-paid bag- gage chatters at the airports could possibly be bribed by terrorists. dollar speaks real highly over there you could persuade some people to look the other way for them to make a few extra she said. Even though there have been no warnings or restrictions issued by the agents said more and more vacationers OB Page Drivers must buckle up starting July 1 By PAT RIVIERE Staff Writer The Senate yesterday enacted a law requiring motorists traveling in Maryland to wear seat belts begin- ning July 1. Voting the Senate agreed to accept amendments made by the House of Delegates to the mandatory seat-belt bill The Mil now goes to Gov. Harry Hughes for his signature. Twenty other states and the Dis- trict of Columbia have mandatory seat-belt according to the Na- tional Conference of State Legisla- tures. really surprised me to see it said Sen. Michael D- Glen I thought would take four years only took Wagner credited election-year pol- itics and editorial support with con- vincing the General Assembly to enact the legislation this year. Wagner list year was the prime sponsor of mandatory seat-belt legis- lation that passed the Senate but was killed by the House Judiciary Committee. This year the House committee reversed itself. The Senate earlier this session had passed a more stringent bill. The House amendments exempt historic change the fine from plus court costs to a maximum 925 fine and eliminate any chance that failure to wear a seat belt could be used in court as evidence that a motorist contributed to an accident. The bill requires the driver and the front-seat passenger next to the door to wear belts. But a motorist could not be cited for a seat-belt violation unless he were stopped for another traffic violation. The law would apply to all motor- ists traveling through Maryland. Failure to wear a seat belt will not be a moving sol violators will not get any points their driving records. Approval of the bill was praised by George state police superin- who promised a vigorous enforcment policy once the bill be- comes law. He called the bill significant milestone in our efforts to reduce the unnecessary carnage occuring on state Regulations issued two years ago by the U.S. Department of Transpor- tation sparked nationwide debate on Page CoL B Rilttod Ptgu FIREFIGHTER ROM Craig hosts down smotdorlng undorbnish during a recent fire in Crownsville. Dry conditions cause Md. to outlaw all open burning What Interest ceiling removed By DAN CASEY Staff Writer Promising to flue Ore officials yesterday imposed ban oo aQ open burning IB Anne Arun- dd County. The action was takea just boors before the issued a airniar baa os barring to all wooded areas of Maryland aad anywhere else where fit reel could spread to brash or OAdAlf kept Ac bans will stem tat rasa ef htwsh fires IB fields sad farsstft vWai aave becoatt extremenly flammable because of a lack of rainfall during March. In Anne Arundei County have battled more than 300 bnitb fires in the last two weeks that bare injured 13 fire- ftgbtm The state ordered by Don MacLaneUaa. director of the state Park ami Wildlife Service. extMNU to private property the MSM bvrniag baa that was or- tor Marfltod's IS Hataswatd tenets sad There were woods or brush in Maryland ia Barbara spokeswoman for the agency. The ban applies to open-air svch as casap trash ftm aod She uid most of the fires ia March were sparked by people burning trash. Anyone caught violating the or. der coald he aerf a By DEBRA VIADERO Writer Area savers reaped no bonanzas this week when the interest rate ceiling was lifted on passbook sav- ings the most traditional of family nest eggs. On the federal govern- ment removed its 15 percent celling on interest rates for passbook MV. ingi. The event narked the final stage In a six-year deregulation process that hai changed the face of banking. But uvera and here and acroti the country barely took no- tice. our basically a said Kath- leen Carpenito. vice president of product management for Chase Bank of Maryland Chase keeping puibook rates at 5.5 percent. A survey of nine and aad too operate in the covaty toaad that most ftaAociai iasttMfcm ptaa to rates where they some of thorn effcrtsg as Bate as 5 25 per- Maryttti N a total the state's Macet and several the aa- of current market inter- est rate you pvahabiy won't see the rates pre- dicted Alan J. preiident of Severn Anociation In An- napolis. The lifting of the intereit rate comei at a-iime when Interest have beeti rapidly dropping oa everything from home loam to the more popular money market ac- Passbook traditionally the lowest paying of any type erf depoiit have also loit tome of their coniumer appeal over the yean. passbook lavings have shrunk from 13494 biUkto in 1982 to 1304 billion now. according to the Federal Reserve Board At they account for than 2 percent And at Maryland believed to bold more such account than most they total onljr percent of -.about S23 milboc For ftmaftcial iastttvtions. they are the most expensive of teeovott to maisuta atMR percesx of all Amcrteaa tmtschotas hate at least oat passbook or statmrat sa Pate Cei ;