Capital, The (Newspaper) - April 25, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland
JOB JUMP Office 'girls' are graduating ull i L ROFj L Mr_ LORRAINE AflEAKN Staff Writer Around the shell always be one of the Regardless of whether the works 10 boors a endures the mood swings of a personal wears pantyhose when it's 100 de- grees hi the uses vacation days when her children get conies hi on Saturday mornings and gets taken to lunch once a year for National Secretaries she'll ftill be one of the Or will In Pat Davey's a lot of drive and an appreciative boss hi eight years brought her as far as vice president of the firm she joined as a U L'-UPEl Circulation Newsroom 1558 secretary it was 8 to you know anything about man- ufacturers it's basi- cally a man's said Ms. who was made vice presi- dent of Hallmark Associates in An- napolis after a corporate reorganization. first I didn't believe Maureen real estate former school board member and now county got her start with Annapolis Bank and Trust at a week during the Depression. it was You were expected to be there right on the dot and work and work as many hours as it took to get the Job done. Kind of like slave she said. had the best Job of anybody I knew. A friend of mine was hired a down on Maryland Avenue and they made her go out and sweep the sidewalk every Automation especially through computers has elevated the duties of secretaries and made Job mobility more common for women coming in on the ground floor. basics are still but the secretary today is no longer 'Just a said Bill placement director at Fleet Business School hi Annapolis. 50 percent of their time is spent with the word pro- data base on Page 07 266-4800 268-5000 Jhe earned a week at a bank it was full- time.. You were expected to be there right on the dot and work and work as many hours as It took to get the job Maureen Councilwoman Tomorrow's 75 some sun For see page 9. VOL Cl NO. 98 APRIL 25 Cents GOOD DON'T FORGET THE NATURAL Resources Police will hold Open House from 10 a.m. to. 5 p.m. tomor- row and Sunday at Sandy Point State Park. AREA COMMERCIAL BANKERS cannot ignore the savings and loan crisis. Page 33. SOUTH COUNTY CHARTER boat aptains hope this year will bring a resurgence hi the fishing In- Page 18. ETCETERA MAY CAMPBELL has a spe- cial birthday. Page 33. BUSINESS AN hotel is un- der construction near BWI. HOUSEHOLD BANK hi SeT- Park has a new took and ENTERTAINMENT DENNIS FRINGS to an art- ist who at first glance appears to have two distinctly different styles. Page 20. STATE DEPOSITORS at Old Court would get back million by June 1987. Page 4. NATION BRITAIN BARS Libyan stu- dents from working on air- craft. Page 2. SPORTS JEFF RULAND'S return sparks the Bullets to tie its series with the 76ers. Page 24. PEOPLE Robert Louis De an older brother of the members of the popular music group De was arrested yesterday after he told a flight at- 1 tendast he was a ter- rorist with explosives. De of Grand Mich was aboard American Airlines flight which was preparing to leave Chicago's O'Hare International Airport for Grand wbtt be told a flight attend- have explosives hi my briefcase I am a terrorist No explosives were found De Barge was charged in fed- eral court with making a false report aboard an aircraft LOTTERY Numbers drawn yesterday Three-digit m Pick 4 INDEX 4 44 pages Business Calendar Classified Ads S2 S Crossword Bdftortali .11 I Beahh ll-ll I .1 Mini race Mids set sail on designing By EFFIE COTTMAN Staff Writer Most of the boat racers at the Naval Academy yesterday couldn't earn a berth on any sailing team. S But hi the annual Shoe they were stars. Handmade sailboats the per- fect size for bathtubs were launched by 40 barefoot engineer- ing students learning how and bow not to design boats. overboard one stu- dent yelled as the fan-generated wind toppled an entry in the shallow engineering tank. it on the anoth- er joked as a boat banged against of Sterling Plohetski's flashy red-and-gold with billowy red-and-white won first place for then completed the 10-foot course hi 5.2 the fastest time hi his class. Midshipman 2nd Class Michael of finished first hi the other class section and Midshipman 2nd Class Frederick W. of earned second place for style. Each won a little wooden shoe inscribed by their Shir- ley Fleischmann of Mich. Three years Mrs. Fleisch- mann dreamed up the race as a way to pique the midshipmen's interest hi She dubbed it the Wooden Shoe Regat- ta because the first boat she carved resembled a shoe Rather than just write a paper about boat she requires students to bufld and race the scale sailboats. Through engineering they try to determine the size and weight that will produce ea Page CeL STAN by J NO IN the engineering Professor Shirley Fleisch- gave last-minute instructions to Mid 2nd Class Hardig before he and other launched their its during the 3rd annual Wooden Shoe Regatta yesterday. Out-of-state phone call rates to dip By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON The cost of out and touching some- by long distance will drop dramatically June 1. Three of the nation's top telephone MCI and GTE' announced sharp reductions hi long-distance rates yesterday. For people making out-of-state calls from calculated its average long-distance bill will go down 8.9 percent. The bfflion which must be approved by the Federal Communications trig- gered idaas JOE the new round of price restructuring hi the hotly com- petitive long-distance arena. competitors were studying the plan but said they would keep their prices competitive. Because of its site the govern- ment still has about 80 percent of the interstate long- distance business the phone giant must submit its price structure for government approval The smaller companies can change their prices at will. Under the the cost of daytime state-to-state calls would drop by 11.4 percent. The price of weeknight calls before 11 p.m. local time would drop by the same per- centage. Smaller reductions 2.7 percent are planned for calls after 11 p.m. and on weekends until 5 p.m. Sunday. The reductions would not affect rates on calls made within states. The changes would come the same day the FCC doubles the charge residential customers pay for the line that connects them to the tele- phone central office. When the reductions were an- nounced yesterday. Gene Kimmel- legislative director of the Consumer Federation of called it nasty trick that moat of those benefits are going to flow to daytime average residential custom- who is going to pay H more a is going to get a ndniactile nighttime and weekend rate reduc- he said. But Herb the Wash- ington wrong to assume that residential For people making out-of-state calls from calculated its average long-distance bill will go down 8.9 percent. that's a savings. call mainly on nights and on He provided figures that show that 27 percent of daytime long- distance revenue comet from people using their home phones. Calls from account for 45 percent of the revenue in the 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. period. Those are the periods that would get tiie largest price breaks. FCC Chairman Mark S. Fowler said the commission's One charge plan has brought the bene- fits the commission has always said it would have. That dramatically lower rates to all the American Under the new WATS used by businesses that do a lot of long-distance would cost 12.8 percent less hi day and evening hours and 5 percent less late night and on weekends. Rates for lines that are toll-free for the calling party are scheduled to drop by 9.8 percent for day and evening service and 2 per- cent at other times. seeks to raise the flat monthly price it charges for WATS and lines. All of the money collected from the residential and up to business line charges wffl be used to reduce the price that each long- distance company payrto connect to the local phone companies' switches. has been ordered to pass on the savings to individual customers. If the fonmda is rates for long-distance will have dropped about 19 percent since the breakup of the Bell System in 1984 t- New laws to give doctors a checkup Physicians said lax in peer review Malpractice crisis spurred action By SCOTT LAUTEN3CHLAGER Staff Writer Physician peer review hospitals provides the front line of defense against medical incompetence. This system of doctorrWerseeiag doctors is generally said Dr. Kemtard medical director of the Maryland Foundation for Health which monitors hospital services covered by Medicare But Yaffe criticised doctors for bemg lai in polking their coUeagiies. When it comes to quality of art some hospitals who don't pay as much attention to these issues as they Yatfe safe For a dector might fail to order the proper medical workup for a pattest he seM. And Is sons t usury te srtoek this At ABM Anssdel General DosetUl n jrtrwts ssM sal staff. said akyskiaas at AAOH an But be declined to provide specific informa- tion OB disciplinary saying U confidential information The medical staff at AAGH hai an elabo- rate set of written for monitoring aad dascipliatag A hierarchy of com- mittees is responsible for enforcement. The rules govern woo U admitted to the how their activities are routinely moni- tored and when disciplinary action is neces- sary. bylaws are a constant state of Hochmao said But s former chief of surgery at AAOH acknowledged that there are potential weak- In the system. wt don't monitor each other as weJl as we said Dr Karl wfce. as chief of spent several years la a pesttiea ertttai to afftctivt peer review. Pas proHea Hasas Etna the poasftOHy el teeiag a UwsmH for disetsllaiag s fellow aejrsieUa. ft is difficult go after t dotter wbo is at tkt risk of By SCOTT LAUTENSCHLAGER Staff Writer The General Assembly this year responded to mounting criticism of Maryland's medkal discipline system by passing corrective mea- sures in the waning hours of the im session. The legislation is intended to improve reporting of complaints against doctors aad to stiffea review within hospitals. Funds also were allocated to expand the staff of the sUte Commission on Medical Discipline Criticism accumulated in recent moaths whik lefUlatori investigated the causes of malpractice insurance rates. states bavt been wholly ineffective hi malpracOciag the Paette Ctttsas Health Research a advocacy said ID s report ii s large gap between the ef Mfligeat actions by oseters sod the of dtsdeUurr the repert sail A state task tme reached tan erttteal but stifi srebtesu te Mary- land's sjstsai ef ttadpttae. at Maiieal medkal societies to investigate complaints against the task force's report said. the current system serves to assure the continuance of s physkiaa-to-physlcian peer review it appears to bare created administrative aad logistical prob- the report said. the task force Local medical societies initiated discip- line without tnforaini the commission. The commission has not tried to stay abreast of such local initiatives. Tat comsaisstoa did not monitor lawsuits filed la either the Health Claims ArMtratiea where malpractice eases are or tat courts lea. Gerald whs served oa the task cttei the ef two esastttaeats who have had troatts gettsag trass the innailisenB. The eeastieseats fOsd cofltstaiats about a ajait yaar M ass beta ao reaolvttea. That's sssaraV' si I as togs i MM reUss eattrely ea the stats and ff.