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Capital, The (Newspaper) - December 2, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland In Area to iose some clout. SEEPAGE 13 About They made town what It is today. see PAoe e In Skins seek emotion. Retail i Busine Classif Circula Newsrc HOWELL P 0 BOX LAUREL MD Z070 ic Capital mild For see page 11. VOL Cl NO. 284 DECEMBER 25 Cents GOOD PONT FORGET A FREE health seminar on Loss' and the Holi- will be held at p.m. tomorrow in the Chesapeake Room at Anne Arundel Gener- al Hospital. AREA ALDERMAN CARL ends his fast. Page 33. ENTERTAINMENT MARGARET GENOVESE will be the featured soloist at the Annapolis Chorale's perfor- mance of Handel's Page 28. STATE A STRIKE by maintenance and dietary per- sonnel is averted at two Balti- more hospitals. Page 4. TEXAS billionaire R. Ross Perot said today he assumed higher officials had approved Lt. Col. Oliver L. North's re- quest that he offer million to ransom U.S. hostages. Page 2. A GAUGE of future econom- ic activity rose a moderate 0.6 percent in October. Page 3. SAILING CHICAGO-BASED Heart of America stuns America II. Page 26. SPORTS GIANTS'Stage a comeback over the 49ers. Page 21. PEOPLE Country music singer Johnny Paycheck collapsed during a grueling comeback tour and was hospitalized in critical his manager says. who suffers from emphy- sema was in criti- 'cal condition gtorday at Mercy Medical Center in Red- said Charlie Am- his manager. Paramedics were called to Paycheck's motel Saturday af- ternoon after the singer had trouble but be re- fused to go to the hospital and insisted on going on with the his 16th ia as many Ammermanlsaid. Despite difficulty Paycheck and his six-man band completed the Itt-bour concert and he returned to his room He collapsed about 11 p.m Ammerman said had bronchitis and emphysema for quite some the manager said. For a look at other people in the news tee page 3. LOTTERY Numbers drawn yesterday. Three-digit Pick 4 1JH. INDEX 4 sections 40 pages Basinet Calendar 1317 12 34 iS CMRics columns Crofton EdHorini BtrterUitrment Obituaries PoUeeBfeat Park 11 11 1ft- 19 21-27 i i R Y EYES Temperance group still swearing off By PAUL GIRSDANSKY Staff Writer fhese when the WCTU is you might think it's the new radio station in town. Wrong. Believe it or the Woman's an Temperance the that symbolized Prohibi- is even in today's environ- it is struggling and trying reverse a kmg-thne member- financial cost is cheap. For a year peany and a a you can purchase of Ages personal cost is IB addition to support- WCTTTa mem- pledge to abstain i's WGTU sffll one to from 90 statewide in reins according to state president The ation's rules prohibit the of membership she said. Ellen Gulp of Lothian and Besse SSegler of Haraadate are two of Anne Arundel County's members. Mrs. Ziegler has been a mem- -of the WCmJ one of its youth organizations Since when she was enrolled at age 3 by her mother. ELLEN GULP of a member of the Woman'. Christian Temperance purpose is to inform HM society about the value of total leader of a youth temperence she drank teaspoonfuls of various liquors oace a year so she could speak about the foulness of alcohol from personal experience. Mrs. of belongs to a chapter in Prince George's The 76-year-old Methodist minister a 'member since 1955. purpose is to inform the society about the value of total abstinence through providing sci- entific facts concerning the na- ture and effects of beverage she said. Other she to promote just to promote good to promote OB Page CoL West Steet plan urged City's blueprint would promote growth By BOB MITCHELL Staff Writer It is flanked by a 6- story hotel on one side and run-down buildings on the other. At its west construction crews are laying the foundation for a 4-story office-complex. To the pedestrians stroll past a motley assortment of small busi- homes and offices. Welcome to inner West avenue of contrasts. City officials say they are ready with a plan to promote and manage growth along the troubled thorough- fare. The goal is a street along which small retail offices and hous- es will Planning Director Eileen Fogarty said. The proposal the topic of a Planning and Zoning Commission hearing at p.m. tomorrow is necessary to spur and manage eco- nomic growth along the she said. to the inner West Street would not be revital- The plan calls for a variety of changes along inner West Street ranging from new zoning to con- struction of a new parking garage behind the Arundel Center. is a subtle form of compro- and compromise is always the best Mayor Dennis Calla- han said. many of those who are concerned with the future of the thoroughfare say they aren't happy with every aspect of the plan but believe the city needs to guide growth in the area. think the people are accepting we've seen on West Street is an area without direction almost a mini Ritchie Mayor Callahan West Street merchant James Martin said. The corridor faces development pressures similar to those being felt elsewhere hi observers say. we've seen on West Street an area without direction- al- most a mini Ritchie CaK lahan said. The city needs to ensure the bene- fits of redevelopment are enjoyed all along the thoroughfare without harming nearby residential neigh- said Alderman John R. R-Ward 1. is building momentum to do something and it looks like this is the best he said. The plan calls on the city Borrow million to pay for additional parking along the corri- dor. The bulk of that money million would be used to build a 700-space parking garage on Gott's Court behind the Arundel Center. The remaining million would pay for development or improvement of parking facilities on Page Col. CLERK OF COURT H. Erie far swears in the County Virginia P. Edward C. Maureen T. David G. B. Michael F. Gilligan and Theodora J. Sophoclaua. The ceremony took place yesterday afternoon at the Arundel Canter. PhotobyJ New conference center bill introduced Council looks forward to next 4 years Would tighten limits on use of By TOM KIRSHER Staff Writer Words like critical and 'pivotal' were used to describe rommg year as the County Council snd executive were in for another fojr year term yester Thf round mfnbers and Exc'-tne i I ifththiier all re elected in were m new Circuit rvu-t i ifrk H 1 'if Vhnfer during an after rfrrmom Most council members said the coming four years will be crucial to the county m dealing with the problems associated with managing growth glad we had our apprenticeship be- fore the oaxt four-year said Council- woman Cante D-Scnna Park. Mrs Baker took the oath of office along with P Clagptt Theo- dore T n i mthicum Michael F Gillian P i.ien Burnif Edward f Ahern Jr D PaMrtfra Maurofn T Lamh n Annap- and G Roirhcrt D Crownuille The council agreed that compre- critical legislation to dealing with trans- portation m m be confronted bead- on d inns their reflected chair irormr at nightN mretinc pressure on the council from civic builders and other areas will be intense this vear as it grapples with growth-management problems UgUttzer said that dariaf the. last term. the copefl and administration made eottty aa Cat By TOM KRISHER Staff Writer A new bill that would allow conference in three zoning classifications while tightening requirements on the use of for overnight guests was introduced to the County Council last night The bill requeued by Countv Executive 0 James differs from a controversial measure rejected bv the council in October because it who can stay at a retreat and contains a method of ac- cording to F Beck Kurdte. director of the Office of Planning and Zoning If tbe new version would clear the way for Rouse Associates to build a coofefcoce oa a TW-acrt tract at tbe headwaters of tht Sooth River tear Davtdsoa- _i The company had requested a zoning variance to build the retreat btrt it wat denied by the zoning hearing officer because the toning rode had no provision for it Mrs Kurdle said An appeal is pending before the Board of Appear At that time the administration introduced a bil creating special excep toon' to the conference centers i1 reveled the council after Da. -rtirie-u protested Some r wanted tht rather than a housing but others uid the center durupt the rural nature of the area because it could be Bsed as a hotel The new bill sayt that BO more than 30 percent the center's Mta can be overnight at any wfcflB QK oM bill limited Paje Cel. 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