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Capital, The (Newspaper) - December 26, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland f I South a new spirit. Friday Mids work head to Vegas. SEE PAGE C1 MICROFILMS p G BOX 1558 i 1 LAUPEL ME 20707 UJat-ttt Tomorrow's Fair 45s For see page A9. VOL. Cl NO. 304 DECEMBER 25 Cents GOOD PONT FORGET THE BAY Scene Singles sponsor a dance from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. tonight and every Fru day at the Columbian Center on Ritchie Highway in Severna Park. Admission is charged. AREA THE HEAD of the city police black officers association files a discrimination complaint. Page Dl. ETCETERA WHAT DO Millard FOlmore and Rodney Dangerfield have in Page THEATER THERE'S ONE more invita- To Perfect Page B8. MUSIC THE ANNAPOLIS Brass Quintet plays some old favor- ites. Page B8. STATE RAINS CAUSE at least six traffic deaths on Christmas eve. Page WORLD IRAN DENIES involvement in the hijacking of an Iraqi jet that killing at least 62 people. Page A2. RETAILERS BRACED for the crush of gift returns and an onslaught of bargain hunters today. Page A3. SAILING CONTROVERSY surround- ing New Zealand's fiberglass hull sparked again. Page C6. PEOPLE Frank Sinatra brightened the 'Christmas of a bedridden Buf- woman for the 10th year in a r Eleanor confined to bed 18 years because of received gifts includ- ing 18 long- stemmed red a tub of pointsettias and a basket loaded with cheese and fruit. They were accompanied by a card signed She said she is not sure how Sinatra found out about but glad he did He has sent her a special mattress and two color televisions dur- ing the past decade She said she understands he also sends Christmas gifts to other disabled people. sus- pect that Mr Sinatra doesn't really want publicity about what he does for people For t look at otter people in the news see ptgf A3 LOTTERY Numbers drawn Wedneaday Three digit S23 4 mi. INDEX 4 Calender 44 pages Crotswort Entertain mfnt For Police Real Smrtk county M S R A MOTORIST creates a wave of water as he sloshes down a Rowe Boulevard exit during the Christmas Eve rainstorm. Homeless find little cheer Without area poor spend Christmas in cold Editor's For most people the holiday season is a time of joy. But for many of the county's poor and like the two cases it is just another sad occasion By JUDI PERLMAN Staff Writer Caleb Jackson spent Christmas sleeping at a bus depot on West Street He has been without a home for more than a year. been kind of hard I definitely need the elderly man said Jackson worked as a nursing assistant for 27 years at Anne Arundel General Hospital and later at Glen Burnie nursing home. He then lived with a family for two years before being asked to leave. he found himself on the street Jackson spends much of his time visiting Tucker's Exxon station behind the where he often leaves his large nylon bag containing clothing and ether essentials when walking the streets of Annapolis Owner Jerry Tucker often lends Jackson gives him clothes and lets him wash up in the restroom. Jackson has two daughters and a brother living in Annapolis Their are not large enough to accommodate he said. He receives a Social Security check that is sent to a friend's house in Glen but said it isn't enough to bve on. To get out of the cold last Jackson went to the city police station and camped out in the lobby for several days. Police later charged him with trespassing after he refused to leave the police said The Department of Social Services did refer Jackson to some local agencies such as Helping where he stayed for a while before being asked to leave said I was doing things that I didn't he said. Services may have tried but it on Page Col. ALLY EXITS Mathias still frets over beloved bay Its toxics prod u c waves wildlife ItS By EFFIE COTTMAN Staff Writer DC- When he cleared out his Senate office this week. Charles McC Mathias Jr didn't file away one concern of his political career The Chesapeake still worries him to death remain fouled with spoils and sewage by t r shores and gentle CHARLES McC Mathica Jr and wift Ann offer and victory after people and less first to U S SwrvaU A IXl It nrsn water it just to we are not able to contain the He jp sailing and fishre the djs-rju' f through the took is twat r r 'irr n' s ih in its appearance i -rs -res MiUkiai n from ptrktaf r he took tirre s past I J 4 Up uBtt. this tirre rwtteuiftf to I think thf f it tvv'1 -in ST prepared to go up htatkias a4ntrtt aNwt bay My freateit worry I iiqipaai is that tv growth in population of bay irta will Short t l fsults frr- rs rV- si tKe f r risuf populaUor t tf it comes too fast it his grirr M since chilrtNvxi the fern to and from thf Pattern n issues Maryland in the f -f t tKe growing to measurt Pagr AIJ Col Rain floods area False drowning case irks firemen By TOM KRISHER Staff Writer About 35 firefighters from Anne Arundel County some of whom were off duty spent much of Christmas morning searching the rain-swollen waters of the Patapsco River for a woman who was safe at authori- ties said. 'The bizarre incident began about a.m. Thursday when a car occupied by two men from the Hanover area stalled in river waters that covered Furnace Road near the Anne Arundel-Howard county line. Howard County police said that when officers spotted the one of them told police a female companion had stepped from the car and was swept away by the flood waters. Police jjidiaed tor help from who called for aid front Baltimore and Atne Arundel counties. But after about 75 firefighters searched the riverbanks for four hours police determined the missing woman was at home and called off the according to How- ard County Officer Thomas Guercio. Police charged Anthony C. 23 of with making a false statement to driving while intoxicated and five other traffic officials said The incident capped a busy Christmas for police and firefighters here and across the who were confronted with flooding caused by more than 2 inches of rain. County police reported flooded roads all over the county but officials said this morning they were not aware of any roads closed by high waters state police said that Route 450 was closed near the city's water treatment plant until the water subsided. Annapolis and county firefighters were called to pump out several flooded basements City firefighters pumped at least four basements scattered across the city by 8 a.m. said fire Capt Robert Rawls. He said the department pumps out basements only if they are a hazard to home occupants. William a forecaster at the National on Page Col. Flu bug gets busy Illness hits boosts load at AAGH By SCOTT LAUTENSCHLAGEt Staff Writer The flu is being blamed for keeping chil- dren home from county schools and incrtatlhf the patient load at Anne Arundel General Hospital Eight county schools reported last week that 10 percent or more of their students absent because of illnens of them flu said Charles Yost spokesman for the counts Health Department The highest absenteeism was -f ported Pn In Gien Sprriai Frica'ion VhKii in Glen Burnie where 18 percft of students were out h s Land -c and Southern v an rep that rrf' out Chickn 'n r c v s 'psuming f- T J r i s i4r-it_s were rg fo- 'a- JKfell at Hili of the r man said The patients ranging fromtwi agfn if M Paft ;