Capital, The (Newspaper) - December 9, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland
In Navy coach In 2 SggPAOl C1 iverna brings magic to the mall. MV P40C 87 ut hool aims to eepkids t In j seeks a fresh start. SEE PAGE B1 R B C C N IE Capital Tomorrow's Mostly cloudy For see page A11. VOL Cl NO. 290 DECEMBER 25 Cents GOOD PONT FORGET FOR For the a film about women opposing the nuclear arms will be sponsored by the Nuclear Weapons Freeze Campaign and Clergy and Latty Concerned at tonight at fee First Presbyteri- an Conduit and Duke of Gloucester streets. AREA A HIGHWAY contractor is cleared of intentionally violat- ing sediment laws. Page Dl. DR. GOTT POOR DIET doesn't usually cause unhealthy sperm. Page A7. ENTERTAINMENT T.G. COOPER is the propell- ing force of New Wave of Entertainment. Page C9. STATE THE NEW leadership of the legislature will be more con- and more rural. VICE ADM. John Poindexter and a Lt Col. Oliver North are expected to refuse to answer questions from a House panel. PageA2. REP. JIM Wright of challenges President Reagan to raise taxes if he wants to increase Pentagon spending. Page A3. SAILING AMERICA IT beat England's White Crusader. Page C4. PEOPLE star Joan Collins says she believes hi marriage even though she filed for di- vorce from her fourth hus- former Swedish rock I star Peter 13 I months after were 1 married. got married be- I truly that was a that was going to Ms. said in a statement released yesterday by her at- Marvin Mitcbelson. believe in marriage old-fashioned marriage. It makes me very sad and re- gretful that this did not work out at this time in my but our djfferences are irreconcila- ble said he has asked either for a divorce or an annulment for who the whemmjc Alexis Car- rinfton f on Dynasty For at other people in the trxlav page A3 LOTTERY drawn Thrw digit Pirk 4 INDEX 4 CttaxUr Adi R. A1 CroMword Kdttariali StfWM AM rx AIO CM All All B7-I Cl-7 .Cf Photo by Bob Gilbert ANNAPOLIS SKIPPER Arnold C. When he isn't he often can be found at his Shipwright Street boatyard. SKIPPER 'Grand old sailor9 brings stern hand to civic affairs Editor's is an occa- sional series about the prominent people who live and work in Annapolis. By BOB MITCHELL Staff Writer For two Arnold C. Gay ran the Annapolis Alcoholic Beverage Control Board with the aplomb of a veteran clipper ship captain. As chairman of the he joked with nervous brides seeking liquor licenses for wedding receptions and dispensed stiff fines for liquor law violations with equal ease. It should come as no surprise that Gay brings a skipper's self-assurance to the post. He has been sailing since he was 4 years old. I introduce I call him the ANNAPOLITANS grand old man of Annapolis local businessman James E. Templeton said. In recent Gay's burly frame and New England accent have become increas- ingly prominent on the volunteer boards and committees that comprise the city's shadow government. Although no longer chairman of the liquor Gay remains a member of the panel that regulates businesses selling alcohol. He also finds himself at the helm of Mayor Dennis Callahan's committee studying reor- ganization of the Annapolis Harbor. In he belongs to the Maritime Study Advisory Committee examining pro- posals for providing tax and zoning incen- tives for the city's maritime industry. have a very definite feeling about the town of Gay said. town has been pretty damn good to me. It's time to put something Gay is dynamic and dedicated and often said Mick Blackistone of the Marine Trades Association of Maryland. he's the chairman a there's no question who the chairman A Massachusetts native who served as a captain the Army Air Force during World War Gay makes his arrival in Annapolis sound almost like an accident I got out of the I went on Page Col. Taxi bill OK'd Trio indicted in phone scam City teen linked to long-distance phone service theft By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Md. A 28-year-old man and a 14-year-old both from were among those charged yesterday for allegedly using home computers to obtain free long- distance telephone service The Baltimore County Grand Jury indicted James S Meenen. of Gregory J of and Courtney L Wood. of Baltimore County The three were charged unauthoriied access to a computer and using a device to avoid telephone authorities said Two unnamed 14-year-old boys allegedly involved in stealing confidential customer num- bers were also arrested and turned over to the Juvenile Services said E. Jay a Baltimore County police spokesman. The boys are from and he said. More indictments are expected in the in which the suspects allegedly obtained confi- dential long-distance telephone codes and then sold the numbers or used them to make calls that were billed to paying customers. Miller said Baltimore County's computer crime unit began investigating the theft of long-distance telephone service when it was approached in July by MCI he said MCI had begun its own investigation after identifying confidential customer numbers that were being used without Miller said Armed with search and seizure police searched the homes of Wood and the Essex juvenile Sept 12. Meenen's home Get and the Annapolis juvenile s home Nov Miller said In all computers various computer answering and computer programs were seized. Miller said The suspects are all so-called on Page Alt Col. zonng change nixed By BOB MITCHELL Staff Writer The City Council took off the gloves last night as it legalized mini-van taxicabs but defeated a controversial zoning bill backed by the mayor. In perhaps its most acrimonious meet- ing since the 1985 the council voted 5-3 to allow vehicles with only one passenger door to operate as taxicabs. The council also rejected by 5-3 a measure sponsored by Mayor Dennis Callahan that would change the city's zoning laws to allow the Department of Planning and Zoning to use the Independ- ent Fire Hall across the street from City Hall. After the Callahan said Alder- man John R. a long-time foe .of the city's use of thfr lobbied aldermen to vote against the taxicab ordinance in order to obtain votes against the zoning bill. B-Ward who was absent from the said this morning that he did it because he was upset with Callahan tot not agreeing to his request to delay action on the zoning bill. make no bones about Hammond said. not my but I felt so strongly aoout it that I felt it was worth Parliamentary maneuvering regarding the zoning measure prompted a heated exchange between Aldermen Irving I-Ward and Alfred A. D-Ward 6. president of the Maryland Mu- nicipal League and a U.S. government asked that the matter be post- poned for two weeks because he needed time to listen to the tape of the public hearing held on the bill last month. In a memorandum circulated to the Mager said he has been out of town because of municipal league and government business. Without mentioning Mager by Hopkins said an alderman's first priority after his job should be his duties as a member of the City Council. admonish me. I ask for common Mager said. I address Hopkins said are Mager said. The two men shook hands but the bitter tone of the meeting was set in large part by the emotions generated by the taxicab Callahan said. was the 'undercurrent of the entire he said. Callahan voted in favor of the taxicab bill along with Aldermen Brad D-Ward Terrie R-Ward Ruth R-Ward and who sponsored the measure Aldermen Samuel D-Ward Carl 0 D-Ward and Mager on Page Col. Mission director was target of city harassment. Page 01. 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