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Capital, The (Newspaper) - January 16, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland Clossifi. Circulat News Busi VOL Cl NO. 13 GOOD PONT FORGET The New Wave of Entertain- ment production of the musi- cal continues with performances at 8 tonight and through Feb. 9 at at Uni- tarian Church of Anne Arundel 333 Dubois Road. Call 2674986. AREA Gibraltar Savings and Loan President Lawrence Goldstein has resigned a state Board of Public Works post over a con- flict of interest. Page 29. ARUNDEL DIGEST Three people have been named to thc'clty Humarr lations Commission. Page 29. LIVING Hot tubs have worked their way eastward. Page 11. ENTERTAINMENT Arundel Repertory Theatre returns to the stage. Page 28. DINING OUT Reynolds Tavern will again be a popular gathering spot. Pige27. STATE Maryland holds its first cele- bration of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday. Page 4. President Reagan has cau- tiously welcomed a sweeping nuclear disarmament proposal from the Soviets. Page 2. Space officials canceled the shuttle Columbia's return to Earth today. Page 3. SAILING Annapolis' Kathy Steele is co-winner of the Rotex Yachts- woman of the Year. Page 19. NAVY Navy beats 71-56. Page 19. GEORGETOWN Hoyas silence critics by stop- ping Syracuse. Page 19. CAPITALS The Washington Capitals lower their sights. Page 19. PEOPLE Sports commentator and former football coach John Madden topped the list of the Dullest Americans of 1985 is- sued by Internatlon- Unlimited. Others cft-1 ed are TV commenta- tor Andy j tress Joan C o 111 n chicken magnate Frank Per- actress-model Brooke New York Mayor Ed the comic strip charac- ter CBS Sports com- mentator Brent Musbnrger and Sen. Jesse R-N.C. J.D. chair- man of the bored of the 700- member offanitttion based in Rochester. defines dull people at those know how to relax tod enjoy life whik it the same time doing aa hoMtt day'i work for an booest day's For a look it other people in the Mepajre 1 LOTTERY Nambert drawn yesterday Three-digit TIT Pick 4 mi INDEX S 9 Catoodar dattiftod Adi Mtoriato. 14 37-52 IS 8 FwthtlKord i it SM4 I I 19-S .17 IE Tomorrow's Clouds coming For see pags 9. JANUARY 25 Cents County selects 1st pool Riva area to get facility By CHRISTINE NEUBERGER Staff Writer After years of the county will finally build its first public swimming pool near Annapo- the County CounciTvbted lasTnTght.- Photo by Krtth Hvvcy GOV. HUGHES delivers his State of the State budget address to joint session of the General Assembly yesterday afternoon. '87 budget stirs skepticism Lawmakers find clouds in Hughes9 'sunny' proposal By PAT RIVIERE Staff Writer State lawmakers yesterday were less opti- mistic than Gov. Harry Hughes over what they called his billion budget. don't know if you can stand the but I have good news to said Hughes as he began an State of die State address to ajoint session of the House and Senate. Jokingly referring to himself as Sun- shine Hughes said there had been enough gloomy talk around the State House that had the uplift of a dirge directed by a funeral played by an orchestra of morticians and sung by a chorus of embalm- In Hughes sun shines brightly on all the people of Maryland whom we have helped to find oppor- contentment and security in their But for the first time in Hughes did not mention the savings and loan which has frustrated lawmakers since May. There were complaints yesterday that Hughes is endangering the state's AAA bond think Hughes been beat on so much he's getting loose. sounds Oka a swan song to j Sen. Michael D-Glen Bumie rating and that he is saddling the next governor and General Assembly with the task of paying much of the cost of solving savings and loan problems. Minority leaders Sen. John R-Sever- na and Del. Robert R-Davidson- blasted the governor's budget proposal as potential fiscal millstone for Maryland In a prepared joint the pair called for a more conservative approach to state spending. most legislators would like to devote more funds to education and various social we just cannot keep spend- and Cade said. our triple-A bond rating under threat and substantial demands for depositor paybacks as never we must exercise fiscal Cade said it is unlikely tore can cot more than about million from the budget. that money's in the its hard to get it out of said Del. Clayton D-Kent County. Neall said lie believes the million reserve fund Hughes is propos- ing is too little to keep the state's high credit rating intact. Neall said the state should budget million annually for the next three years to ensure an adequate reserve. need to make an ironclad reserve and on Page CoL Assembly eyes 'thrift thaw.'Page 4. Troopers trailing Levitts. Page 4. Smoke law fight escalates. Page 29. The following months of debate and voted 6-1 to endorse the construction of an indoor pool next to Annapolis Senior High School off Riva Road outside Annapolis. As the dissenting vote was cast by Councilman Theodore J. who wanted to delay action until after a public hearing in north county. What wasn't expected was the olive branch an inflated flotation device resembling a turtle that Councilman Michael F. D-Glen gave Sophocleus. is one of the first times in three years Ted and I haven't agreed on an Gilligan said. Construction of the Annapolis pool may begin late this with the facility slated to be open by early 1988. The pool will cost about million to build and a year to operate. The to be run by the county Department of Recreation and is expected to include a 50-meter a diving area and spectator seating large enough to accommodate crowds for competitive events. Council worn an Maureen T. who pushed for pool construction for eight looked weary but relieved when she cast her vote. hope we can get this pool going real she said. The council action came after a lengthy hearing in the Arundel Center in Annapolis that drew nearly 200 most'Of them apparent supporters of the AnnipoIirsMe Iw the nooi. But spokesmen for various nortlf county' civic groups urged the council to delay action or reject the Annapolis plan. They argued that north county residents at least deserved a hearing in Glen Burnie on the proposed Annapolis pool if not the itself. Later Sophocleus warned his colleagues that they were the will of the by refusing to postpone their vote. But after the meeting Sophocleus said was just doing my and insisted he had hard feelings'1 about the evening's outcome. The county had long planned to build the first pool in densely populated north county. The council last year approved million to build a pool in north county and to design another near Annapolis. on Page Col. Pet overpopulation called a 'disgrace' By SCOTT LAUTENSCHLAGER Staff Writer Nearly dogs and cats were killed in Anne Arundel County last stark testimony to the persist- ent problem of unwanted and stray pets. More than unwanted animals were killed by while another died because of high- way according to animal control agencies. problem is just monumen- said Mary Killeen board president of the county's Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Ani- mals. a national disgrace. It doesn't have to County Animal Control's 1985 sta- tistics dogs and cats animals killed on high- about of which were dogs and strays collected and unwanted pets turned dogs and pets 961 redeemed by complaint calls handled. The most significant change from 1984 was in which in- creased by 35 percent. The number of dogs and cats destroyed fell by 10 percent. The SPCA killed an additional 850 dogs and cats in 1985. The overpopulation problem is fa- miliar to residents of Browns Great Meadow and St. Margarets where a dog pack has roamed since last spring. of the neighbors we have talked to said Charles Weant oft806 Old Annapolis Blvd. The which ranges in size from three to six has killed at least two small Weant said. One was a the other a raccoon that authorities found to be infected with rabies. Weant said animal control gave him a dog but it has remained empty and the pack continues to roam. Since the raccoon was killed on Dec. animal control has patroled the area and picked up three stray but there is no way of knowing if they were involved in the Administrator Jan Worrell said. Dog packs are not she said. have them in every com- munity. We have them running all the The packs usually consist of dogs whose owners allow them to run despite a county ordinance that says dogs must be kept within a fenced area or on a Ms. Worrell said. on Page Col. FIT TO LEAD Athletic mayors sweat off their stress By KEVIN DRAWBAUGH Staff Writer Mayor John C. Apostol swatted softballs. Mayor Richard L Hillman pound- ed the pavement in running shoes Mayor Dennis CaHahan smashes a rtcqoetbaU around when the pres- sures of City Hall have him bouncing off the walls The third ia an unusual line of athletic and neatta-conscious Callaban pi a high priority on keeping fit So dW Hill man and though each chose different ways go about It A mayor's choice of sport can tell lot abort his ncraonaUtr and help him cope with stress oa said Casey Hoffcet. a local psychologist wte alto rM tor ptfbtte office net unsual that are tuapaUUie people. to be that way. It tor to deal with losses politicians are competitive people. Sports teaches you to be that way. It teaches you how to deal with losses and how to Casey Psychologist and how to she said also a very food way to deal with Street So I don't think it he suipiistnt at aD to that a tot of notttfcatt physical activi- ty at a who left ettee Novem- was 38 when elected. He is a dedicated distance runner and helped found the popular Annapolis Striden running club He could fre- quently be seen pounding out the mileage along Rowe Boulevard be- fore work who wit mayor from 1973 to was only 34 when he took office Softball was his pas- sion. was above taid AMermaa Alfred A who umpired tome of the es-mayor's games. wai athletic. He had an ath- letk move Yon can watch a parson and by htw he aari Moves at be't an and he ktatuid At boBM hi Florida tttay. AnoaW D ;