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Capital, The (Newspaper) - January 30, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland Ne he Tomorrow's About 40 For eee page 11. VOL. Cl NO. 25 JANUARY 25 Cents GOOD PONT FORGET The Annapolis Summer Gar- den Theatre Greenhouse pro- duction of in the opens at p.m. to- morrow in the Center for Per- forming Arts at Anne Arundel Community College. For tick- call 268-0809. AREA The Circuit Court House is being renovated. Page 33. ARUNDEL DIGEST A panel to review the Histor- ic District Commission is named. Page 33. LIVING How to pinch pennies. Page 13. VIGNETTES More on steamboats of the Chesapeake. Page 19. YEARS AGO Fifty years ago the City Council was seeking to annex West Homewood and Germantown. Ptge20. REVIEW has enough twists and surprises to keep its audi- ence amused and unsettled to the end. Page 34. DINING OUT Technically dinner at Champs is not dining out. Page 35. ENERTAINMENT Grammy Award winner feaurindo Almeida will play here. Page 36. STATE fasten Shore legislators at- tick a plan to limit develop- ment along the Chesapeake Bay. Page 4. The Reagan administration ignored reports of atrocities in Central Page 2. The economy shows an up- tunt Page 3. SPORTS The vote by New England Patriots to submit to drug test- tag has unleashed a storm of controversy. Page 21. PEOPLE Oscar winner Duetto Hoff- man has signed with Cannon Films to play a retired Secret Service agent caught in a blackmail plot in the film ad- aptation of Elmore Leonard's novel a newspaper Liays. Cannon 'chairman Menahem Golan that Hoffman had signed but refused to discuss the fee. At least three other major studios considered the movie bat all declined because of the fee Hoffman the Leu Ttmm reported yesterday. The actor asked for IS 3 mil- Boa aod B.5 percent of the frost te venues. For a look at other people in tiae news 3. LOTTERY Numbers drtwn til. Ptel 4 mt 0MMDC FLAGS ON the Mall In fly at half-staff yesterday In honor of the crew of the space shuttle Challenger. Flags will be at half-staff for a week. Tapes key to space disaster 3ET FOR GREW The Naval Academy will hold a memorial service at noon tomorrow for academy graduate Cmdr. Michael J. Smith and six'other shuttle crew members who died Tuesday in the explosion of the Challenger. The memorial open to the will be held at the Naval Academy Chapel. Mayor Dennis Callahan also has asked city churches to ring their bells at tomorrow while resi- dents honor a minute of silence. Related Page 2. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CAPE Fla. Tapes that recorded nirterniiJW nf shuttle systems a second may be crucial Ja the investigation of the fatal captation of space shuttle NASA officials say. Hue reveal whether the fire- ball that kffled seven astronauts 73 seconds after was caused by. Something that went wrong with the spaceship's huge external fuel Whether the fault lay with one of the two solid-fuel rocket boosters. Experts have considered both but shuttle Director Jesse Moore said yes- refuse to speculate on the cause. We intend to make a thorough examination of all the evidence and base our conclusions and recommendations on the After the boosters separated from the exploding corkscrewing erratical- ly through the both were detonated by a radio signal when one of them headed toward a populated area. Moore said he was confident the cause would be bnt that could take months. Until will be no more shuttle in in which the National and Space Administration had planned a record 15 missions. An investigation board has impounded the high-speed tapes as well as spaceship debris washed ashore. The panel also has taken possession of photographs and work documents related to the shuttle. The first 600 pounds of most of it small was brought into port yester- day. The Coast Navy and Air Force planned to expand the search fleet today with more helicopters to 50-foot- deep 50 to 130 miles for any large pieces of the space- craft The largest piece collected so far is a 15- by-15-foot section of aluminum covered with insulation. Also picked up were boxes and chunks of some of the nearly heat protection tiles that covered the shuttle. planned today to pick up a cone-shaped object seen floating in the water. It could be a part of one of the solid rockets. The material did not include any clothing or personal effects of any of the five men and two women aboard. Moore said that based on the great amount of small debris he held out little hope that either the crew members or any large chunks of the ship would be found. ea Page Col. Bill would ban bars' 6two-fers' drinks By BOB MITCHELL Staff Writer For two-fisted happy hours in the future may not be as festive if a state lawmaker gets bis way. Del M. Albert D- has introduced a bill that would make it illegal for bars to give customers two drinks for the price of a practice that commonly oc- curs during so-called Intent behind this bill is it is an anti-drunk driving he said. bill is not a bill to ban happy The proposal has the endorsement of Mothers Against Drunk Driving and a member of the Annapolis Alcoholic Beverage Control Board But local restaurateurs say Mor- ningstar's measure would encroach on their right to do business as they see fit against this bill We feel like it restricts our said Glen Burnie businessman Greg president of the state Licensed Bev- erage Association. somebody wants to be enter- prising enough to offer some kind of discount on drinks or food or whatev- it be up to the entrepre- neur At least one Anne Arundel County legislator agrees Del. Patrick a member of the Economic Matters Committee which has been assigned the said it would cause undue interfer- ence with business. don't think we should get into regulating an individual's said a Glen Burnie Demo- crat who owns a liquor store. they're going to be going to supermarkets and saying you can't buy day-old he said. Morningstar argues that two-for- one drink sales put pressure on customers to drink more than they may want to by providing them with extra alcohol every time they make a purchase. But when drinks are purchased even at discounted it is easier to know when to quit. person can stop any time he decides he said. The measure does not seek to end the practice of selling discount drinks during a certain the distinguishing feature of happy M Page CoL Levitt in jail Begins 18-month sentence By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BALTIMORE appeals ex- the owner of insolvent Old Court and Loan quietly turned himself in today to begin an It-month prison sentence for repeat- edly violating a court order limiting Us spendiBg to per week. Jeffrey A. entered a side door of the Mitchell Courthouse la downtown Baltimore and reported to the sheriffs office Be to be transferred to the state prison system's nearby Recep- tion tad Diagnostic where he would be flaferpriot- od tad ittterviewtd before state offl- eials wtort he would be Levitt had boon schodnlad to start BBBtanee nearly two weeks bat he tt vftft wftk ftery -jfrtlf Maryland Court of ordered Ha to start servtaf the the middle-level will bear argument that Kaplan did not have authority to impose the spending restriction last September Beginning Levitt's is to ipend 15 coaaecvtive weekends in the Balti- OHy for violating the same order. Kaplan also fined Levitt Levitt The state documented of taonsaads of dollars spent by ON above the weekly limit Levitt said be hadn't understood Kaplan's order aad bettered he could make deals exceeding the limn. Levitt speadiaf was by too Deposit a state afsaey BOW iatvrtBf Tkt MDIF made the roqaest bo- eaaw ft is HojutdatiBf OM Coart tad wanted to aaoort Uvttta' BLOBOB ta aoets would be available Tight circle Shoppers lose more spaces By JEFF DAVIS Staff Writer In downtown Annapolis where some residents consider parking spaces more valuable than their cars finding a place to park on State Circle is getting tougher. An extended red line and five spaces rented by televi- sion far duration of Ox legislative session have eliminated at least six more spaces. To Bake matters several additional have beea re- served accordiaf to po- lice la one case. SOKMOM affixed a wooden to a outer aear Praads Street of Special IMt oHn9 Page A. UEVTTT Powteaa of tkt art re- semi taaor portioa of the etrtlt lor state officials tad mm- fan staffs. DoiBlis the po- lite aas received ao spattflf this foar aooat lost aceordiBf to Lt Citol. But downtown residents continue to complain to each other that shop- pen and tourists are spilling onto their in search of a place to part And some State Circle and Mary- land AVOBM merchants say their are also running into the proving parking crunch Mary president of the Maryland Circie Asso- said many parking apsoas arc available on other streets but fee city should alert shoppers tow- who art unfimUiar with Ike TV sbuttk bvsfti from Navy-Ma- Memorial SUdtea ahMM be prosMtod and used by stoppers aad said Mm OVMT of tat M.E. Warm Oalory of Photography oa Maryland AVOBM. OWMT of SUp Shop Ike ettr to W eat i Pi S M tiw ;