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Capital, The (Newspaper) - August 4, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland Mount Stately home of PAGE 9 hi P iR It h- Hospital touts early release after birth. SEE PAGE 5 Boston widens lead over Orioles. Retail Ads Business Classified Circulation Newsroom 208-5000 208-5000 268-7000 268-4800 268-5000 Capital Tomorrow's in the 80s For see page 11. VOL. Cl NO. 182 AUGUST 25 Cents Storm kills hurts 2 at resort PONT FORGET EIGHT PROPOSED amend- ments to the county charter will be discussed at the County Council meeting at 7 tonight in the Council Chambers at Arun- del 44 Calvert St AREA AUTHORITIES won't charge an Arnold man who disap- peared 10 years ago after a fatal boating accident. Page 15. ACTION LINE The Capital's consumer ad- vice column helps a reader whose newly bought kitten was 111. Page IS. ENTERTAINMENT THE HAMMOND-HAR. WOOD House will be the scene of a birthday party Saturday in honor of Colonial architect Wil- liam designer of the house. Page 8. STATE GOV. HARRY Hughes doesn't plan to use million in tax windfall revenues for next year's budget. Page NATION THE BROTHER of human rights activist Anatoly B. Shcharansky today said Soviet authorities have given him and his family permission to leave the Soviet Union. Page 2. AUTHORITIES held out lit- tie hope of saving a pair of climbers who remained miss- ing on Mount Baker in Wash- ington state. Page 3. SPORTS THE CHICAGO Bears beat the Dallas Cowboys yesterday in 17-6. Page 18. PEOPLE PRINCESS CAROLINE of Monaco has given birth to a baby the sec- ond child for her and her in- dustrialist Istephane I Casiraghi. Charlotte born yesterday and mother and the just-un- der-7-pound baby are doing a palace statement said Casiraghi was at his wife's it added. The couple's first a Andrea Albert was born June 1984 the eldest daughter of Pnnce Rainier and the late Princess married Ca- siraghi in December Since the death of her moth- toe former American ac- tress Grace in a car acddeot in Caroline bad assumed the role of leading lady in Monte Carlo LOTTERY Numbers drawn Saturday Three-digit Z7I Pick 4 Lotto _ M It INDEX 2 2t pages Calendar Classified Ada eotemu Crossword Editorials EnterUinmeot Health Obrtataries Beat LIFEGUARDS and medical personnel try to revive two of five people hit by lightning. AP photo POLICY GUARDS BATHERS During fast-forming summer storms like the wes that swept through the county Saturday night and left three Ocean City beachgoers dead the wtter and beach are the most dangerous spots for people. an electrical storm we clear the water and the said Sandy Point Park Manager Tom the water is flat and the beach is it makes you a high The pool at Truztua Park was closed the first time this seiion as dark skies threatened a replay of Saturday's havoc. don't take any said pool manager Zen DUBS. go by the found of thunder If we hear we want 'em unless it'a way in die Since electrical storms can continue hurling bolts of lightning even at the tail end of the lifeguards generally use a conservative rule in allowing swimmers back in the water. when H hits the water it circles but you can tell when it's Haines said. Dona laid bathers are apt allowed back idle me peel after storm ualess the sky Is nearly fie noted thst many art uncooperative. iraaiing. People still want to hang he said. thunder and lightning and tomnts of rain and tome don't even want to come aad pick up their kids. That's utterly ridicu- Dunn said that lifeguards do not order Batters out of the fool because of rain unless the ram is so heavy that it reduces visibility. Warnings by guards ignored By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS OCEAN CITY Lifeguards pleaded with bathers to clear the beach during an early afternoon thunder- storm yesterday that killed three people and injured two but many ignored the a spokesman for the Beach Patrol said soon as the first bolt hit we started vehicles up and down the beach warning said George Schoepf of Bea-ch Patrol people still went in the water They 'We pay a day we're sure enough gonna go swimming.' Paramedics were able to revive a man but could not help three of his companions struck by a bolt of lightning. The four apparently were sitting out the storm under a beach umbrella at 2nd Street. A beach vendor who also was injured was reported in satisfactory condition early today after being admitted to Peninsula General Hospital in Salisbury for officials said. was a said Beach Patrol Sgt Ed one of the first on the scene Sunday afternoon. were four people lying on the and other people standing around like they were in shock. It looked like a bad The storm was part of the same system that pelted Anne Arundel County Saturday ac- cording to the National Weather Service. The gusty storm downed trees and power lines before heading scroll the In Ocean Coast Guard officers said winds hit 90 roph and rains luted about 25 miautes. Sohoejrf said the Swell Patrol yesterday Hollowed the uituf policy of Immediately putting lifeguards off the obferratlon chain and sending vehicles up and down the beach to warn the public. over the public address system aiked bathers to all water but Scboepf laid many continued surfing and swimming. were all up and down the he said. were walking up and down the Boardwalk with metal which a lightning Four of the victims were on a one-day bus trip from the Washington and northern Virginia areas and apparently spoke little according to a police spokesman. Two victims were dead on arrival at Peninsula on Page Col. At city fallout shelters it's BYOF 11.14 By LINDA DUELING Staff Writer In the event of a nuclear attack in the Anne Arundel residents won't find fresh water or even stale candy bars if they make it to public fallout shelters. For five years workers have been removing rancid food and other sup- plies from the county's said Primus director of the county's Office of Emergency Man- agement. The water and supplies stockpiled 20 years ago were paid for with federal money Once the food went Federal Emergency Management Agency officials decid ed against budgeting money to res tock Richardson said Residents will have to bring their own food and he said. Yet despite the lack of the county unlike most counties in Maryland has enough shelters for nearly Richardson said He said counting only school and public building there is room for up to residents. The rest could be sheltered at the Naval Academy and Fort George G. he said Edward director of the state Office of Emergency Manage- said many Maryland counties shelter for only SO to 40 percent of its residents. The rest could be sheltered in home they could dig a note in the back he said. The state's lack of sufficient nucle- ar fallout shelters and reluctance to institute evacuation plans makes Maryland an example of FEMA's recent charge that civil defense planning is Inadequate on the local level. FEMA's conclusions were based on on questionnaires returned from state emergency planning offices Maryland has decided to forego traditional civil defense plans for a program of integrated emergency management. That is one reason it faired poorly in the Murray said. emergency is an they all have common Murray said State and county of- fices spend time and money develop- ing plans that will work for all types of emergency situations. In all emergency situations there has to be someone in charge to make people to do the work and a plan to Murray said integrated emergency man- agement should work for all disas- he said. Murray admitted the threat of nuclear war poses special problems. be the only possible ways to keep residents safe from a nucle- ar blast are not feasible can't build civil defense he said Swiss have been spending per capita every year since 1968 to build shel- Murray said Only now do OB Page Col. Patrols fight din at sunset By EFFIE COTTMAN Staff Writer Wearing a dripping wet bath- ing suit aod a sputtering around in a little Mark Sand- ers battles oae of the biggest headaches of local waters His job to cruise the river at soaking to the scenery like so many recreational boaters His to snag unsus- pecting with unusually load engines worked out terrif- said Sanders a corporal to the state Ntturtl Resources Po- lice assigned to a new oodereov- crackdown This summer the undercover operation has caught seven boat- ers exceeding state noise limits. Oae was ticketed and six were gtvaa wrtttea weraiags Afl ef letraetf that keep. MPAftTMOfTsrf RIVER ROAR Waterfront residents fed up with boat noise EFFIE OOTTMAN Staff Writer Rattling windows and sleepless nights are prompting waterfront property owners to try to muffle taw roaring engines on area waters convinced that these boats are making more than decibels sari Roger of Epptag Forest Drisjel said be wakes up repeatedly at 1 a m wbea a high boat zooms past his home oa tbe Severn River don't kaow where he's going or what he's doing Bat violating the Drteaei is one of doieas of property owners eatttag for peace and quiet oa the Magotity aad ftboae where potke have received noise tats stunner. Bat raae awakeaiags aren't only issues Tbe dta has amapted requests for speed restrtc coaceras abeat wMsfe aad cans tor more U. ;