Capital, The (Newspaper) - August 21, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland
Severn a Ex-class clown takes command. SEE PAQE 48 Retail Ads Business Classified Circulation Newsroom U' i Today's Voyage spawns game about bay. SEEPAGE 13 Election A guide for the primary. SEE PAGE 6 In Golden Lady looks sharp. SEE PAGE 31 e Tomorrow's Bit warmer For see page 11. VOL. Cl NO. 197 AUGUST 25 Cents GOOD PONT FORGET Candidates for sheriff and for the House of Delegates from Districts 30 and 33 will be featured at a candidates' for- um at tonight at Union Memorial United Methodist Church on Route 424 in David- son ville. AREA THE COUNTY'S first swim center moves a step closer to reality. Page 35. VIGNETTES REBEL sympathizers tore up railroad tracks here to pre- vent movement of Union troops. Page 21. YEARS AGO THE CITY Council voted in 1936 to purchase electric traff- ic lights. Page 20. BUSINESS THE STOCK market climbed to a seven-week high yester- .day. Page 34. DINING OUT O'LOUGHLIN'S is an infor- mal place for families and neighborhood friends to gath- er. STATE STATE SEN. Clarence M. Mitchell a congressional ignores private and professional debts. Page 4. NATION A MAIL carrier who shot 14 co-workers to death sought help for work problems. Page 2. INFLATION and interest rates are down. Page 3. SPORTS GREG NORMAN and Bob Tway meet in the NEC World Series of Golf. Page 23. PEOPLE Entertainer Mickey Rooney will be camera shy for at least a few weeks as he recovers from a bite on the nose by a dog. Publicist Red Doff said Roo- ney was bit- ten by the Doberman pinacher off Jim as be played j with it in Westlake Cal- Monday. feels sorry that it hap- Doff said. was plartaf with the dog aod the dof tamed on him. He feels ifctttvu Us own AOkrty took Boooey. to Hospital For a look at otfaer people in the newi tee page 3 LOTTtRY Numbers drawn yesterday' Three-dtflt ZM Pfck4-M74. if LET US PLAY I M mm mm ma Boys want a chance to join the girls hockey team By PETER WEST Staff Writer By PETER WEST Staff Writer Two Annapolis High School stu- dents want to play field hockey girls' field hockey. But Norman Stapleton and Matt Abruzzo say the Anne Arundel County school officials won't let them. The 17-year-old seniors say they want so badly to play that they can take the taunts from other athletes and are willing to fight the uphill battle against state law to don the traditional kilts worn by field hockey players. totally said a former wrestler who played football for three weeks last year until sidelined with an injury. been fighting this for a They say many of their prospec- tive teammates support them. who runs track and played on the junior varsity la- crosse said the girls should be more than a match for boys on the squad. afraid for my actual- he said with a grin. tyMt is acting SIDELINED at this morning's practice of the Annapolis High girls field hockey team are Matt and Norman Stapleton. denying Abruzzo and Stapleton an opportunity to try said Ned executive secretary of the Maryland Public School Athletic Association. Arundel County is using good he said. Allowing the boys to try out for the team would contradict a state regulation that encourages more participation in sports for girls to compensate for prior restrictions on female he said. If boys were allowed to compete against girls for spots on the on Page CoL Navy says McCallum can stick with the Raiders NAPOLEON MCCALLUM Navy's weekend By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON In an unusual departure from Navy Secretary John F. Lehman yester- day authorized former star Navy running back Napoleon McCallum to play pro football with the Los Angeles Raiders on weekends. The Navy also agreed that the decision would apply equally to Marine 1st Lt Eddie another Annapolis graduate who was drafted as a halfback by the Atlanta and David a senior basket- ball standout at the academy. The 23-year-old now an was selected by the Raiders in the fourth round of the National Football League draft last April even though he faced a minimum five-year military com- mitment. excited for Napoleon said Al the Raiders' executive assistant. But other club officials said further clarification would be needed about when McCallum would be not only for this season but for the remainder of his service commitment. his working hours are 5 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. He also has 24 hours on the ship every fifth plus whatever else comes said Cmdr. David director of the Navy Information West. a junior officer with a lot to learn. He's just learning his job. It's still being worked as far as what he can do with the Raiders in terms of practice or when he would be availa- ble to Dillon said.i availability to go to prac- tice or play games is at the discretion of the commanding offi- Capt. K.R. Barry was on another ship and would not be available until late today. Whatever his team coaches yesterday raised some questions about McCallum's part- time value to the team. really need him on almost a full-time football season basis on Page Col. Meyers Is irked. Page 23. a junior officer with a lot to learn. He's just learning his job. It's still being worked as far as what he can do with the Cmdr. David Dillon Popular hospice short of volunteers By SCOTT LAUTENSCHLAGER Staff Writer Last doctors told John Driscoll Jr. that nothing could be done about his'recently discovered colon meaning be would die within a few months. The tt-year-old Davidaonville man went borne to make the most of his lastdayi. Preparing for the death of a loved one was unfamiliar to DriacoU'i wife sod three they turned to Hospice of Anne Arundel General Hospital for help following Driscoll's death in they are glad they did don't know what we would have done without Drocoll's said of the people from the bospice give so much help and More and people in similar situations are using AAGH'j bospice a word that literally means a borne for the but today identi- fies special programs for the termin- ally ill and their families the AAGH bospice pro- gram is serving about 20 families of terminally ill nearly double the client load of a year said Director of Volunteers Angel Schaf- fer Hospice officials are thrilled about the surge in the program's populari. ty But there is one problem the demand is exceeding the supply of volunteers who form the backbone of the program hospice just doesn't said Joyce Phillip. who will become the program's first full-time volunteer coordinator on Sept 8 She attributed much of hospice's rising popularity to increased aware- ness by medical professionals and changing public attitudes n a concept whose time has sbe said To fill tlie need for the hospice will will begin a training program on Sept IS Fallowing admission to the pro new volunteers will go through a 10-week course to prepare for the task of helping patients and their families cope with death. The classes will teach volunteers about pain communication family bereave- ment and other subjects related to dying. A who is expected to spend three hours a week in that is assigned to only one family at a of the intensity of the Ml Phillip oa Pafe CoL Schafer's comeback riles court clerk By JOANNA RAMEY Staff Writer H. Erie seasoned Demo crat and mUUonaire. wants to run the county courtbonse as much as be wanted to run the county tow ajo. TV failed 1MJ candidate lor coon ty ezeeotrve is ready to a eosMtoaek. Bat Scatter tise conty'i Dem ecratk leatorafcfca bare picked a new pett far the torarar eovatjr coneflaaa aad state aeaator to year and ranks somewhere near the bottom of the county'i political to tern pole Scbafer is eager Hit is focusing attention on a low-profile office that four including incumbent E Ao brey are Jaat at anxkxu to claim At 4ft. febafer aaid be bad planned to retire awvtef from Florida to Ocean City aa tbe seasons ELECTION '86 Job to Coufftto ctarit of th But tbe well-known Glen Burnie wbo takes credit for helping te drtrt lotted movies and pornef- nffty skopa Iran bis COLUMN to sit still can't do it I'm not ready for tie be Scbafer be tbe court- houae a S22 million industry in ai anotber business chal- well at a chance to again bold a public office. Yet be main that bis political atop at tltt Church Circle courtbouae do like tbe political world. 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