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Capital, The (Newspaper) - February 21, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland Poisonings Tylenol consumers. MUM ia Bias leads 4 Terps over Tar Heels. SEE PAGE 1 7 Check out a health club. SEE SECTION INSIDE Capital Tomorrow's focaoaafc Clearing For MO 7. VOL Cl NO. 44 FEBRUARY 25Ctnti GOOD DONTfOMiT Folk dinelnf critti and displays of artl- fieti from virloui culturer arc scheduled it the Ethnic co-sponiored by tbt from 10 to p.m. tomorrow it the Annapolis Mall. AMA Car lining firms are fight- ing to regulate them. rrcrrtPA The Naval Academy Glee dub reportedly brought teari to Prince Charlei' eyei at a performance tbli week in Tex- ai. Ptgi ARUNDiL ARTIST The Dawwn Gallery ii un- raveling threadi of American art Pijt 8TATJ A bill increaiing motor vehi- cle regiitratioB fees would ena- ble tat ttate to buy police NATION WORLD A Houae panel voted yester- to cut off aid to ptott Preitdtat Ferdinind Marcos. SPORTS Injuries are plaguing the Bullets. Jr. PEOPLE Prince a special guest at Texas' 150th birthday was treated like a ting for a day. In he stole Texans' hearts. The prince came to the capi- tal city of Austin yesterday bearing a gift to the state's year-long celebration of its in- dependence from Mexico. Prince Charles presented Gov. Mark White a picture of the old Texas Legation on St. James Street in London. But considering the gifts the prince one would think it was his birthday. On arrival at Bergstrom Air Force Charles was presented three Westera-style hau. a site too dropped to bis ears. Two were for his young eons. At the pink-granite Capitol the prince received a wooden which he Joking- ly said could be put to good tut maiauininf dttrtpUat to the as weQ as a Texts fUgT For s took at other people in the tews fee nafe J. LOTTtRY Numbers drawn Pick 4- ..ii SMI ....IT I .14.11 IfrU T 4 It Cataaftar Btttorlali 'Sweetheart deal9 charged City funds lost By KEVIN DRAWBAUGH Staff Writer City taxpayers have been short- changed up to in the pait two yeari becauie of a Involving the Annipolli Hous- ing a beverage industry lobbying group and former Mayor Richard L Sen. Gerald Wlnegrad hai charged. Thousands of dollars earned from recycling old newspapers donated by local residents at the city's Spa Road Recycling Center are at he said. Winegrad claims the money has beta tunneled improperly to an or- ganiiation called Housing Services of Annapolis headed by by Arthur Strlssel Annapolis Housing Authority executive direc- The revenues from newspaper re- cycling should have gone Into city he personally itill think that the city taxpayer ii being taken for thousands of said Wine- D'Anaapolls. who left office in Decem- called Winegrad's charges an unjustified personal and political at- tack. whole issue of the thing has Intensified since I support- ed Tyson Bennett Wlnegrad to the im state Senate Hill- man Hid. It'i making any money The bottom line is that Gerald wants nil bottle bill to the ex-mayor whose agency Is under Investigation by the FBI for unspeci- fied of said he wai not aware of any improprieties be- hind contracts for management of the recycling .Also accused of wrongdoing by Winegrad is a lobbying group affili- ate called the Beverage Industry Recycling Program. The headed by James opposes the senator's long- standing efforti to persuade the Maryland General Assembly to pan a law requiring a mandatory 5-csnt minimum deposit on disposable bev- erage HUlraan said Winegrad ii trying to embarrass BIRP with the a shame that Gersid can't do about inues that are more Important to nil constituents. But he'll find out OB Election Day where this has gotten HUlrasn BIRP and the city signed a con- tract approved by the City Coun- cil In May The contract authorised BIRP to take over opera- tion of the city's floundering Spa Road Recycling Center. Months la October Hffl. COME CLEAN NA gives addicts reason to hope By SCOTT LAUTEN8CHLAGKR Staff Writer When Introducing themselves at meetings of members get right to Jta fralve their names and almost an For NA acknowledging their addiction is not an admission of it la a declaration of hope. Members say that the which operates on principles similar to those of Alcoholics has rescued them from the grip of drug abuse. Larry his real a 91-year-old Anne Arundel County said he had counted on dying with a needle In his during an Ill-fated drug deal or in a car accident. But he said his outlook changed because NA gave a new Because NA members interviewed requested ano- pseudonyms are used in this story. For who's clean almost five the battle with drugs started at age 10 with glue sniffing. The impetus was peer Larry people were doing it and I joined the crowd just to get Larry said he was by the time he turned and he started injecting heroin and using cocaine in his late teens. I could I he said. For six years after turning be didn't go more than a week without using About five years started to fall around Larry said. His wife was ready to leave his business partner threatened to get rid of him and he experienced awful psychological effects. started feeling thugs crawling on my he said. started cutting my hands with razor blades becauie I thought I had splinters under my Larry laid a doctor tried unsuccessfully to treat Urn with drugs. He then entered a drug rehabilitation program in where be was introduced to NA. when the biggest change in my life he said. feels like I'm participating in life for the first Not all NA members have gone to such extremes as injecting narcotics. a Si-year-old businessman hi the Annapolis said his of was alcohol though his addiction alee drew him Into heavy eocalat wee. Developers seek amended land-use rules ByEFFlECOTTMAN Staff Writer Developers this week besieged state lawmakers with requeiti to allow more homei and piers along Economic and Environmental Af. lairs Commtttte to kill all the alter. tsgfritslaL.... Be catted tat changes premature and laid legiilatori should wait to But environmentalists said those tad other efforti to alter new land- use rules will weaken Maryland's hope ef reitorinrUie Stay. Hundreds of witnesses commented Wednesday and yesterday on 15 bills designed to change the state critical areas which sets guide- lines for farming aad other activities within feet of the bay and its tidal tributaries. was rushed said Ed of the Maryland Association of testifying on a bin to delay enactment of the regu- lations. was not adequate thought given to all the public he said. But Judge Solomon Liss of Balti- who chairs the state Critical Areas asked the Senate to write laws to comply with tbt state guidelines. Tbt prapoftd guidelines cannot be so changes may be made only through separate biHs. And there are plenty of them. Most were introduced by Eastern Shore legiilatori who say the cur- rent proposal will itrip landowners of their rights aad dampen economic development. ea Page Cat Hughtt tttnda tut 9. Rice's attacker was after purse By DAN CASEY Stiff Writer A 2tt-inch utility knife found in front of the home of county School Superintendent Robert C. Rice may have been the weapon used in the stabbing of his county police said. The man who attacked Susannah Rice early yesterday morning may have been trying to snatch her puree by cutting the strap with the said Lt Michael bead of the Crimea Against Persons sec- tion. Mrs. was attacked short- ly after 1 a.m. outside her home In the Meek of Stvertftai Drtte la the Bidden RUge community of Arnold. The attacker stabbed her five times in the upper chest before knocking her to the ground and Jumping iato a small to mid-sized dark colored wagon driven by another poUee said. Mrs. Rice remains la satisfactory condition at Anne Central a hospital spokeswoman said. Her ejhauited huebend said tail morning that his wile's spirits are good as you could expect ering what ahe'i been comtni along the school superintendent said at was of concerned for whoa a neighbor Mm la Object found in county baby food By SCOTT LAUTENSCHLA0ER Staff Writer Tbt ecart over the safety of COB- earner products hit elost to home jraetetttty vhea i Pasadena woman reported finding whst may be gUas la Outer bsby food Carol Cordlt of Armlger betsmt the third Maryland nother this week to report glass fragments la s jar of baby nod. health officials aaid teetl have confirmed the prostate of lists la tat other two eaeee la aMtaaiag'iaml Tett trwa tat Paaadtaa a out tbt tutt wert txpected this utd Viola spokes- woman for tht Maryland Depart- ment of Htalth and Mental Hyfleet In a fourth Maryland i Frodtrtek County woman reported ftndlai a broken seal on s jar of Beechnut fruit Julct and a discolored bubble Tie Maryland Joined the liet of eoatumeri IB at loaet tight suite wko hive reported fifttmg plette of flaat ia Otrbtr baby tod Ai at tali morning at lajariti had It Wtth 1WW possibility of beyond s cut Up or i appears to be re- the rood and Drug Admlnis. tratton ukd rtiterdey there Is DO Imminent thfNt 16 i of bsby toed U not FDA spokstmin KtnU Cor win laid OUM baa boon confirmed la baby foot oaiy oat other ease. that beiag ta Corwia iavtetiftton aare sonad at eoav not deaealaator ia tat to dental breakage during packaging. aabjMtag or handling. then things art posslblll- Corwlo iitd If s jar brtaki Ln i east of bsby glass fragments could collect oa other jtn Cor win said. The pieces tata eould get sacked tale tbt tod wbea a Jar Is opened atn. Ctftte aaid atr a Jar of Otrttr ptaeh cat- eier last Friday but eimrttd tt another Jar wert naturally cenoerMd and were glad art ehttkHg H Mrs Cordit itM art Rap- ing to lay ootMluatone omeltls are reeommenitaii taat ttatumefi laepoet baby tot products cletoly U JIM art etkky ea tae ottteaat or if iaboU are staiaod tat prtdveta should att be MasL set i A BM ae4 nM tst.tat ;