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Capital, The (Newspaper) - February 25, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Ferdi- nand B. besieged by a uprising and mili- tary resigned today and fled the presidential palace from which he had governed the Philippines for 20 U.S. officials announced. As word flashed across this turbu- lent joyful throngs of Filipi- nos set bonfires outside Malacanang Palace. bearing the start of the rebirth of a radio an- flees to U.S. base Classified- 268-7000 noancer boomed over the sounds of jubUiatton from demonstrators. Marcos went to U.S. Air Force's Clark Air 50 miles northwest of as he prepared to take up an American offer ta fly him oat of the Philippines to an undisclosed U.S. congressional sources said in Washington. Secretary of State George announcing Marcos's said he was to come to the In Gen. Fidel V. a leader of the military said he was going to the Indicat- ing the rebels were about to take control in the name of Coraxot the new president Marcos' reported departure ended four days of uncertainty and politi- cal drama in Manila and two ides of highly personal Marcos rule over this impoverished archipelago nation of 52 million an im- portant U.S. ally in the Far Bast Fourteen people were reported slam in violence sparked by the revolt against Marcos. The longtime president was given a final push yesterday by the Bea- gan administration which called for a peaceful transition to a new gov- ernment because of spread fraud in the Feb. 7 presidential in which the M-year-old Marcos claimed victory over Mrs. Aquino. Earlier both Marcos and Mrs. were inaugurated as president of rival Philippine gov- emments in separate ceremonies. But within both camps report- ed Marcos was engaged in lengthy telephone negotiations over his de- parture. ta tbe area around the palace said they saw foot heUcop. ters leave the grounds at about 9 p.m. a.m. was not known who was hi the heBoopters. Manila radio station DZRH later quoted a Marcos Romulo as our knowledge he. left us. Even the soldiers are not here The Station said only a small protec- tive force was left behind at the palace. Just before the helicopters took about 100 supporters of Mrs. Aquino broke down' wooden barri- cades several hundred yards from the palace and rushed toward Mar- cos loyalists guarding the palace. The loyalists hurled stones as they retreated. on CoL Tomorrow's Snow in For test page 0. VOL Cl NO. 47 FEBRUARY 25Cents PONT FORGET Bay Winds a commu- nity wind will present a free concert of musi- cal favorites at tonight at South River High 201 Central Edgewater. AREA The county wants to ban any more pris- ons here. Page 29. TALK OF THE TOWN There are changes under way downtown. Page 29. BUSINESS A Koreas invasion that of the Japanese. Page 11. ENTERTAINMENT Thewxnt of Crownsville wa- ter-media artist Jeanne Gentry Keckirill be featured in a one- person exhibition. Page 28. Gerber sues Maryland over a ban on its products. Pagp 4 NATION The Supreme Court derails an antipornography ordinance. Page 2. Consumer prices decline. Page 3. SAILING Annapolis sailor Charlie Scott of wins again in the SQRC.PageX. SPORTS The Panthers come away with an important victory over the Mustangs. Page 19. PEOPLE Former world heavyweight boxing champion Ken Norton was treated Monday for erate after he lost I control of Ibis sports Icar and I crashed on a Los Angeles I freeway en- It r a n c e an- jtborities 'said. was treated at California Medi- cal Center after tut p.m. Sunday said nursing supervisor Marlene Delp. Norton's Clenet Ex- ealfbur went down an embank- ment beside a ramp to tbe Santa Monica said California Highway Patrol Of- fleer Manuel Avfla. who has gone into Inislafiss as an agent for was world heavyweight ehaatplon froa March to Jmeltn. tbe news see 3. LOTTERY Ntmaers drawn Strissel target of protesters By KEVIN DRAWBAUGH Staff Writer Dozens of angry public housing tenants chanting Must picketed City Hall last night to dramatize their demand for the resignations of the leaders of the belea- guered Annapolis Housing Authority. Braving a steady about 60 picke- ten carrying candles and signs marched along Duke of Gloucester Street shouting claims of unfair and allegations of corruption at the boosing ajtthortty. .The picketinfrended at about p.m. and 150 people packed into the second-floor ouncll Clambers. Minutes Arthur G. StriiM housing .authority executive cApe ii I side door. Strissel then addressed the council on the status of Btoomsbury a St John's Street housing project slated for partial demo- T5BB i did not become a _ _ on Strissel's fiery management style or otter controversial that tare the was Oargely to the Bloemsbory Sqaare issue. Strissel was inttted two weeks ago to address the council on the issue. Since the housing authority has been beset by controversy. Mayor Dennis Callahan has asked for the resignations of afl five members of the author- ity's Board of Commissioners. Board Chair- ing allegations of frand tt the authority. And tenants and Alderman Carl 0. D- Ward have called forartssel's dismissal Whfle these issued provided an undercur- rent of tension to last night's they did not openly The fate of BJoomsbury Square has bejfen in wort Negotiations -have repeatedly collapsed over the years. But last the state and the boosing authority agreed to a plan whereby 21 of the project's wffl be bought and demolished. And ffereplacement units will be llfppp the Strissel and other officiaU did not Indicate last night that plans had changed. feel like we looked at the problem and Page CoL Revival of bay-ferry shuttle urged By JUDIPEELMAN Staff Writer Which would you crossing the Chesapeake Bay on a bridge with thousands of or relaxing and watching the sights while taking a leisurely ferryboat Del Judith C. D-Montgom- ery and Sen. Howard A. R-Montgomery have introduced a Joint resolution that would establish a task force to study the feasibility of reopening ferry service across the bay. At a hearing last Denis told the Senate Economic and Environ- mental Affairs Committee that a new ferry would bring back a bit of Maryland history and reduce congestion on the Bay Bridge. is a certain ambiance and quality of life to water he said. think many people would actu- ally prefer to take the time that it would on the slower form of transportation. only would it relieve the congestion on the Bay Bridge during peak hours but it adds to the quality of life. It would be done in a way that a lot of families will spend extra time for greater enjoyment Getting there would be half the he said. A private company would operate tbe ferry and the state would get a percentage of the fare Den- is The legislators said they thought of the idea when they rode a ferry white attending a convention in Seat- A ferry in Maryland could be docked near the Bay Bridge or farther south where there may be little hope of constructing a third bay bridge. The Senate Budget and Taxation Committee recently passed a mea- sure sponsored by Sen. Bernie Fow- D-Anne AnmdeL that prohibits construction of a bridge in Southern Maryland because of its exborhitent unless the General Assembly approves the contract Tbe House Ways and Means Committee now is considering the bin. From 191T to ferries offered the only alternative to a lengthy road trip around toe northern tip of the bay. Many people preferred the 21-mile bay crossing when visiting the Eastern Shore. Ferries provided transportation frota Annapolis to Matapeake on Kent Island and Claiborne on tbe Eastern Shore. Robert H. Campbell of on Page CoL Pick 4- INDEX 4 M pages. ................11-14 Calendar....................I OaesifkdAds...........JU4 cohnuM...........S5 Qnewword .................U ..................I OMtearies PeftnBeet .....I .....I IMi Fluff Drivers adjust to snowy roads By SCOTT LAITTENSCHLAGER Staff Writer If a movie were made about this month's U might be called Winter That Not With tnowfall 2.5 inches at Battteore-Wtthinfton International Airport February'i uxil it 12.5 according to the National Weather Service. The norm lor tbe Booth ix inches. is a 70 percent chince of more soow foreiaftert said. r'l snow caoaed county i two sjovri late AOM CeatamaKy CoUege Mayed the start efelMMMtU 11 am Ueal drtvcn tn be the haag Of WMer BOtortftf there wert teettaou IB latt nMat or today. Mrordinf W coaMtRtatjs to aome parts of cooftty did rettitt ta srweral net wtioes fetr ptJblk ate keek streets tkat have too but tkey wffl as i as traffic bits he astteA. Making dates Seniors may lose early exit By JACQUELINE TENCZA Staff Writer For 40 years county high school seniors closed oat tbe year before underclassmen. Now that tradition is in jeopardy. TV 15-member 1MM7 calendar which ineledes repre- sentatives of seven education has recosSBMBded dismiss- ing sll students at the same time next year. Part ef tbe problem with tbe early dismissal U that section don't take the final that tbe rest of the do. That violated tcbool poBcy At tbe eod at the lecond tike ooe period tefU that are wortt two.fitntaa of their fourth martial period Bat poii ey tbit all high school tvt-hovr exasaj that metedt aa etftay. re arret fttca Maion two- lay changed to say seniors are an exception. Tbe controversy over senior dis- missal is typical of tbe annual pute surrounding tbe school calendar. Every year tbe school board spends debating it School officials srt bombarded with from religious and civic leaden and teacben lobbying for a particular holiday. In the onion hat had obtaining a eontensui on the calendar within own group thing that hat c me the moit aggravating concern n the school Mid Thorn n Pi- of the Teachers Ai- aoeiattoc of Aioe Aruodd County The union five dvruu- lag it before rt aching as agreement. PaoJIito said MM i whkh la U be ar acami kmrtf esi tfattns. As for f ;