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Capital, The (Newspaper) - August 26, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland In Who wins with reform SEE PAGE 9 About Skaters gain national rank. SEE PAGE 18 Newsroom 268-5000 Jlhe Capital Tomorrow's Rain lihely For see page 7. VOL. Cl NO. 201 AUGUST 1986 25 Cents GOOD PONT FORGET THE NAVAL Academy Band will present the last in its Summer Serenade concert se- ries tonight at City Dock. Var- ious groups from within the Naval Academy Band will be featured beginning at p.m. The highlight of the eve- ning will be Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture with cannon fire from the Naval Station Bring your own seating AREA CARRIE C. WEEDON Ele- mentary School still may re- open as a county science center this fall Page 29. TALK OF THE TOWi JOHN VORNDICK is receiv- ing praise for his efforts in behalf of midshipmen over the years just as the Naval Acade- my has removed him from its list of sponsors. Page 29. ENTERTAINMENT THE ARUNDEL Vocal Arts Society will kick off its audi- tion and rehearsal schedule next week. Page STATE THE DEATHS of two teen- age drinkers in a car crash has spurred a campaign to get the District of Columbia to raise its drinking age. Page 4. THE REAGAN administra- tion is prepared with military and economic contingency plans against Libya Page 2 SPORTS HUNT'S MOVERS roared from behind for a stunning 69- 68 victory in theAmrapolis League apionship game. Page 21. PEOPLE MICHAEL the last of the presidential progeny to try show says he'd like to have his own television talk show and maybe for Johnny Carson who had a radio talk show on KABC in Los says he plays comic relief in the film starring Heather Thomas. and I'm having he said last week got to start some- and I want to be around a long time from now I enjoy doing KABC and' pinch- hitting for Tom Snyder I would love to have my own talk Asked if he would like to pinch-hit for Chicago talk show host Oprah he re- for Johnny- Carson I bear he's looking for For a look at other people in the news see page 3 LOTTERY Numbers drawn yesterday Three-digit 417 Pick 4 INDEX 4 40 pages 9-17 Calendar 5 Classified Adi M Crossword S3 Editorials Entertainment Obituaries 7 Police Beat 7 Sports 21-25 Television listings.....27 ERA ENDING Galesville seafood supplier sees bleak By JUDI PERLMAN Staff Writer It wasn't long ago that Woodfield Fish Oyster Co. was bustling with activity.' Boats dropped off mounds of oysters before venturing back into the West keeping shuckers constantly busy. Fishermen hooked thousands of pounds of fish every day herring and jammed them into Woodfield's huge freezers. Today the Galesville seafood supplier stands nearly with a skeleton crew at work and machines idle. Like three other oyster suppliers in Gales- ville that have Woodfield has seen its better years. It has been forced to find other sources of revenue. A diminishing supply of seafood from the surrounding waters and a lack of labor is forcing Woodfield's out of the seafood opera- tion and into its secondary selling ice. the only survi- and we're almost said Charles who is now retired a pity You what did you do all this work the way it's going The Woodfield name has long been associat- ed with Galesville. The family has been there since at least and at one time owned about one-fifth of the land. When Herman A. and William F Woodfield started the seafood operation in they relied heavily on selling oysters A few years two of Herman's Charles and began selling fish and the business expanded to 150 employees. used to get 1V4 million pounds of croakers a month right in West River. That was the fish that put us in the fish Woodfield said. Now workers catch mostly which are used as crab bait Twelve each once held pounds of fisfi stand empty Three of the four deep-freeze rooms for fish storage are not in use. Five salting vats that once held a total of herring sit idle. A large machine the scales herring has been dismantled edible fish are not here. I can buy them elsewere but I Woodfield said. The oyster business is no better. Woodfield pointed to a dock filled with pleasure boats. pier used to have 15 oyster boats. Now we have just he said. Years it was nothing to catch bushels of oysters each day to keep Wood- field's 125 employees busy shucking. Now there are just 12 oyster shuckers. pile up oyster shells so high that you couldn't see behind Woodfield are more oysters this year but the quality is not as he said. Woodfield's lack of is not due solely to the diminishing supply of oysters. The Woodfields still can buy oysters on Page Col. Caterer dies in wreck By JEFF DAVIS Staff Writer Well-known Annapolis caterer Stel- la Donovan was killed Monday morning when she drove through a stop sign and collided with a pickup truck near state police said. The 54-year-old Davidsonville resi- who made news in 1984 during a lawsuit against her brother over ownership of an Edgewater restau- was killed at a.m. She was driving a 1985 Buick north on Walston Switch Road approach- ing Mount Herman Road when she failed to stop for a stop police said. She drove into the path of an eastbound pickup truck which slammed into her driver's side police said. The driver of the Ford Larry of was not seriously police said. A passenger in the Leroy of was treated and released at Peninsu- la General Hospital. Last year Mrs Donovan set up a consultant and catering business with her and Baba. The West Street business is known as Executive Chef and Catering By Stella. In 1983 Mrs Donovan sued her John and his owners of Fred's Restau- rant in Parole. She claimed Chnsto led her to believe she and her Helen were the sole owners of The Galleon restaurant on Solomons Island Road When she tried to sell the property in she discovered Chnsto was the legal title owner Mrs Donovan operated the which is now the site of P J. Tickle's restau- rant Circuit Court Judge Raymond G Thieme Jr ruled that Mrs Donovan bad DO interest in the property and that the business relationship be- tween Mrs. Donovan and her brother was that of landlord and tenant with Christo being the owner HUMMING ALONG A hummingbird zeroes in on a feeder at Albert Polyansky's Crownsville farm. He uses hummingbirds to ward off the pests. The feeders of sweet water attract about 30 hummingbirds Pholo by N lundskow each day. When the birds get they catch flies. have no flies on this farm. It's he said. used to be so bad that you couldn't even open the Board welcomes new teachers By PETER WEST Staff Writer It was boo tea mp in wonderland for nearly 300 veteran and novice county teachers yesterday who were being bnefed before plunging into the new school year next week Partners In Education a program created by the staff development mixed equal parts of booster- professional seminar and sales- manship to welcome the teachers to the Anne Amndel Countyscboof sys- tem of you is a salesperson for our they were told Evelyn assistant superin- tendent for instruction at the county Board of Education. On the day before teachers re- turned to the volunteers trooped en masse about the board's Riva Road headquarters or packed into small conference rooms to hear bow to put into practice what they d been taught in college. They filled up the board's volumi- nous meeting room to hear about direct deposit of their paychecks and professional advancement through graduate They also filled out forms Lots of forms Walking the a visitor was as likely to overbear a discus- sion of the Pythagorean theonim between two newly graduated math- ematicians as snatches of conversa- tion in German shared by a trio of language teachers In the words of Pat who helped guide teachers through the building and through the one-day introduction. much to do and so little time male or all had at least one thing in according to School Supenntendant Robert C Rice every one of you sitting there are six people who applied for your job and didn't get he said. there were appli- cants for teaching posts in the coun- ty this said Kathleen the board's director of personnel. young graduates from as far away as Louisiana and Ohio were recruited as prospective teach- Ms Fitton said And as of barring an unforseen blip in enrollment figures or last-minute cold feet on the part of there weren't any on Fife Col. Got a Check the book The books people take more responsibility for their own health... so they can make informed decisions that may save them needless trips to the American Medical Association By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO Three books using a new approach toward helping people understand symptoms should help them avoid trips to doctors and emergency the A merit ft Medical Association The developed by the AMA. and flow charts rather than text to give readers an idea abort what their ailments mean and what to do. books are not an attempt to teach says the ma- tioe'i largest organisjtien of doc- tors. they have been devel- oped to help people take more re- for their own health aod the beshh of their so they can make informed decisions that may save them needless tnps to the doctor The paperbacks are titled How to Undentand Your How To Understand Your aod 'Children How To Understand Their Each retails for and contains illustrated sections on the body sys- medication guides aod first aid and emergency treatment Symptom charts are organised in recognition of the problems each group experiences. la the children's for exam- new parents can learn if their petten of during the night is normal or if K could signal problems such as colic or an earache The book also charts nor mal growth patterns and describes adolescent problems and milestones in puberty The women's book covers general medical ranging from a run- ny nose aod sore throat to weight changes and depression It also cov- ers in sex. fertility and child- such as painful intercourse and how to judge when labor begins ID the book for general medical topics such as back and neck pain and digestive disorders are followed by sex and fertility such as erection difficulties and contraception. Prank head of the AMA's consumer book i said the books' flow charts resemble computer which has been used to teach medical decision-making in underdeveloped countries actual origin of this charting system goes back to 15 years where somewhere in they tried to teach the system to the paramedic personnel in the Third Campion said in a recent interview idea that someone the charting cotU go to a remote part of the Congo aal could this person has to go to the aod this perm just needs rest and plenty of wa- The flow charts Involve ea Page t. Cel ;