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Capital, The (Newspaper) - December 2, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland Terps hope Hipp shakes slump vs. UMass Cl DOLL HOUSE City bed breakfast lives up to its namesake Dl TheDugans home Is Included lnDec.9 tour. Clinton cautions Bosnia not risk-free OCTO ARCHIVES 312 LAUREL AVE LAUREL MD 20707 SATURDAY DECEMBER MD Panel holds judge's fate By THERESA WINSLOW StaffWriter Whether a Montgomery County District Court judge ac- cused of having sex with a pros- titute can resume his career is now up to a seven-member judi- cial commission. A four-day hearing in Annapo- lis on allegations that Judge Henry J Monahan twice paid for sex with a prostitute in his chambers and once refused to evacuate his courtroom when a fire broke out In the basement ended yesterday. The Commission of Judicial Disabilities said it would notify the parties involved of a decision at an undetermined date. If the commission finds Judge Monahan guilty of it could recommend a reprimand or dismissal. The state Court of would make the final determination of pun- ishment. scene the courtroom yesterday was even as several witnesses testified about the absence or presence of spots or moles in Judge Monahan's groin area. The markings were detailed in three drawings for- mer prostitute Darlene Shepard gave to investigators. Page It's more than just a game By Bob Gilbert The Capital At noon began the run to take the game ball for Army-Navy football contest to Philadelphia. Members of the 13th Erik company and Brian Qenton leave Bancroft Hall on the opening leg of the trek. Today's game will be the 96th encounter between the service academies. A lot rides on a win for coaches By JOE GROSS Sports Editor Some see the Army-Navy game as a season unto itself. This time around the 96th meeting it may mean even more than that When the Midshipmen of Navy meet the Cadets of Army at noon today in Philadelphia's Veterans the job of one coach and the reputation of the other could be a't stake A Navy victory in the which is being played in Philadel- phia for the 72nd would be monumental for many reasons. It would give Navy its first winning season since 1982 It would give the Midshipmen their first three-game win streak since 1981. most it would mean the seniors won't be the first graduating class since that of 1948 to go winless against Army. Navy is also eager to catch up in which stands at 45-43-7 in favor of Army. On the other a Navy win could cost Army Coach Bob Surtcm his job Rumors out of West Point say Sutton Is likely to be banished in disgrace if Army loses today a win by the Midship- men would make a hero of Navy coach Charlie who al- ready has enjoyed his share of success this season While Weatherbie isn't looking past the he is very much aware of its implications for the future of Navy football. this game will defi- nitely build a foundation for our as well as spring- boarding us into next Weath- erbie said for several this game is the most Important one of our season. I look at this game as us having no choice but to win Despite his Weather- bie tried to fend off the notion that he or his team is under pressure to win is something that comes from within. Any pressure you feel is what you put on I Weatherbie said. the' good Lord asks is your best on every and that's what we expect out of our players as well as our coaches who will complete his first season at Navy this after- has already been lauded for reversing the fortunes of the Navy program The Midshipmen won five games for the first time since 1990 The team is less than l5d yards shy of a school record- for. rushing More important than the num- bers is the positive attitude that the players say Weatherbie and his staff have brought to the team. The coach is also being commended for getting the Brigade of Midshipmen behind the team and for boosting theJnter est of townspeople To conclude the season with victory over Army would be. a crowning achievement. The situation isn't as rosy at which has had only one winning 6-5 in in Sutton's five years as head coach. The best the Cadets can finish this season is 500 It's easy to how a season-ending victory over Navy could change the picture for Army's team A 500 record and a victory over Navy looks far better than a 4-6-1 record that would in- clude losses to Navy and Air Force While Army has a lot to gain with a Weatherbie remains con- fident the last three or four we've started to play well as a he said have had to learn brand new schemes on both offense and he continued. even have a new system and a new style for the kicking teams Weatherbie lauded his team for improving from week to week. honestly believe we'll continue to improve as we play this last he said Seniors Andy Thompson and Keith Galloway profiled. Cl Gunshot worries city businessman ByJOHNKEILMAN StaffWriter Jack Whittaker was putting in an average night on the job when -I fear suddenly gripped him. It came in the form of a shower of double-pane glass. About 10 p.m. a bul- I let crashed through a front win- dow of Whitmore Print at 1982 Moreland Parkway in An- 'napolis. The slug traveled head- high before embedding in a wall. only missed me by 2 or 3 said Mr a cam- era scanner you back to reality real The shooting was the fourth the -.building has endured in recent according to President George C. Shenk Jr. It has caused to question the wisdom of remaining in the neighborhood. been here for a number of years. We own the building. I don't we're in a position to he said. we're In a diffi- cult situation trying to protect the safety of our Mr Shenk places blame for the mayhem across the street at the Annapolis Gardens public hous- ing community. Crime is common in the com- munity's police say they respond to residents' tips on drug deals several times a day. Mr Shenk said the transactions occa- sionally spill over onto his com- pany's property As for Thursday's po- lice aren't sure where it origi- nated The bullet went through the window on a downward trajec- and police are working with the theory that it was fired from distance Police don't believe the gunman was shooting at Mr. Capt John Wright said. The whose tip flattened to By George N Lundskow The Capital Steve vice president of WhHmore Printing on Moreland Parkway In holds a bullet that was fired Thursday night through a front window of his building. It's the fourth time In recent years his business has endured a gunshot. the size of a nickel upon was dug out of the waU and should help police determine from where it was fired. Though Annapolis Gardens has a good deal of police say most of it affects not the- businesses that line Moreland Parkway. Whitmore seems to have gotten the worst of it. Other nearby businesses say they haven't exper- ienced incidents as dramatic as flying bullets. Occasional bouts of Page Downtown traffic to flow next week Merchants ready for 'Main Event9 ByJOHNKEILMAN StaffWriter Main Street already has a birth- day cake On Dec it will have a party to match. The end of the street's nine- month renovation project has in- spired the a four- hour bouillabaisse of brass folk singers and a marching band. definitely looking forward to said Ted owner of Chick Ruth's Delly. been getting killed down The street is supposed to be ready for cars by Wednesday or said Joe the chief of engi- neering for the Department of Pub- lic Works doing our best to have it he said The idea is to have traffic flowing by Thursday's Mad- an annual downtown shop- ping festival As for the official opening Dec the party starts at 5 p.m with the Annapolis High School marching band leading the way up the Traffic will be held up for this part of the night which is expected to last 15 minutes. The other entertainment will be on stages at the foot of Main the intersection of Francis Street and the veranda of the Maryland Inn Stores will stay open until 9 p.m. for holiday shopping Santa Claus will also make an appearance inside the former Pewter Chalice shop. Workers are now putting in dou- ble shifts to finish the million which repaired the once- rutted road and broken removed the overhanging spaghetti of utility lines and laid in water lines for fire protection sprinklers in historic buildings The contractor is putting in ov'er- but as of yet has not given the 1 Page INSIDE Report Bl Lottery Calendar A6 Movies C14 Obituaries C5. D4 Police B6 Religion .Crossword D12 Sports Notices... C14 Stocks Editorials...... AS Television D13 tides A4 A5 A9 A9 84 .Cl-4 823 B5 A9 .CltMNM....................268-7000 Circulation..................268-4800 From Kent 327-1583 AH othwJliiiliiiinH..268-6000 ID service extends nationwide ___.___.________________. __ _.___ ._ _ A______ _ 4MM _ I _ 1 _ I By BRIAN STEINBERG 'I Business Writer Area residents usinfi Caller ID ran now Screen out telemarketers from across the nation ad well as prank rails from the kids next door The service which allowe subscribers to see a caller s number before answering the phone became available nationwide except in California. the service worked with within the provide such identification information across service area regions As of current subscribers will begin seeing 10 digit long-distance including area code and phone number on their Caller ID equipment Caller ID costs 16 50 a month for residen- tial a month for busi- nesses More than 13 million customers sub scribe to the service in the mid-Atlantic Bell Atlantic said The service is one Cutest growing consumer MevaM Cellar ID In Anne Arundel managers of restaurants with delivery services have employed the technology to screen out callers with histories of pranks. Some food delivery services keep records of calls that have resulted in delivery staff being hurt or customers stealing food. Residential customers use the service for better time Bell Atlantic offi- cials said They promote the service as a product allowing customers to choose which calls they wish to accept at any given time. Business and work-at-home subscribers call historic with the expanded officials said. The company said privacy protections will not be affected by the change. Custom ers who do not want to be Identified can still dial or 1167 before they dial a blocking the service. And if a number is simply not enough7 For a dollar Caller ID Deluxe wilt ditplay the calling party's flame as well their number on the display unit connected to the phone But this service doesn't display names on. long distance calls outside the Bell Atlantfc. service and even on somt distance raHi hsndW by the comnaBft ;