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Capital, The (Newspaper) - July 24, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland Retail Ads 268-0000 HOWLLL MICROFILMS P 0 BOX 15S8 LAUREL MD 20707 Tomorrow's forvcnfc Same 9un9 9O For page 11. VOL. Cl NO. 173 JULY 25 Cents GOOD PONT FORGET THE ORIGINAL Crabtowne Stompers will be featured at the free Naval Academy Band concert at 8 tonight at the Naval Academy Turf Field. AREA MAYOR CALLAHAN warns the city basketball league could be torpedoed by rowdy- ism. Page 35. SEVERNA PARK BALDWIN INDUSTRIES deals in a commodity most people take for granted in- dependence. Page 13. DR. GOTT SUN POISONING is severe sunburn. Page VIGNETTES MIDSHIPMEN once cultivat- ed ginseng. Page 15. YEARS AGO 10 YEARS ago former Coun- ty Councilman John H. Downs was fatally injured in a car wreck. Page 18. LIVING ONLY A FEW throw-backs have stuck to the slow-lane method of milkshake making. Page 45. ENTERTAINMENT UP a is a pleasant showcase for talented vocalists. Page 36. STATE JENNIFER CRUMMITT be- lieves she lost her job because she is a cancer victim. Page 4. NATION SENATE is moving ahead with plans to impose sanctions on South Africa. Page 2. SMOKERS COULD be asked to cough up 50 percent more in cigarette taxes. Page 3. BOATING LOOKING FOR A Seine River Yacht may be the answer. Page 31. SPORTS NAVY'S DAVID ROBINSON returns with his gold medal. Page 23. PEOPLE Maria the Chicago Cubs says she has parted company with the base- ball club because officials were unhap- py about her nude photo spread in September's Playboy magazine. thought it waftaste- fufly said Ms. Col- who said she hid not asked tbe Cubs' permission to DOM for Playboy. just had a mutual part- ing of the Tom Cubs director of stadl- um said. The Cubs organiration satd it not authorize nor does it coodooe or approve of Maria Collini' appeiring in Play For look it other people tn tbe tee page 3 LOTTERY Nam ben drawn yesterday Three-digit- 485 Pick 4 INDEX CakMiar CfMavurd 31 -S2 19 OWteariei t i Park 41 10 M-T 11 11 li-14 Unsafe Group formed to bring order to anchorages By KEVIN DRAWBAUGH Staff Writer If anyone knows why some yachtsmen want to reorganize the Annapolis it's Glendon Schwalm of Fla. Schwalm and his wife sailed into Spa Creek last Friday and hoping for some rest and relaxation in the Chesa- peake Bay's best-known port of call. But the Schwalms ran into hours of headaches. After they had to untangle their boat from a neighbor's anchor move to College argue with a fisherman over mooring radio the U.S. Coast Guard for help and move again before they finally got settled early Satur- day morning. After all they decided to cut their visit short and leave the harbor Sunday. just doesn't seem Schwalm said. The misadventures of the Schwalms are an example of why many officials are worried about Annapolis' most valuable asset its waterways. have got more boats anchoring in city waters this year than any other since I've been here. That's been 12 said city Harbormaster Robert J. MacLennan. Overcrowding is worsened by a general decline in knowledge of nautical rules and the recent craze for high-speed noisy and overpowered machines usually skippered by amateurs who often ignore the harbor's 6-mph speed officials said. dty should not allow these boats into tbe barter My daughter and I go oat in our Suofish and it's said Gary former Ameri- ca's Cup competitor and now a local sailing consultant. concerned that there's going to be a very serious Jobson said. Worried by the same Mayor Dennis Callahan last week appointed Ar- nold C. owner of Gay's Yacht to form a committee to investigate the harbor situation. chairman of the no-nonsense city liquor has set his bulldog teeth into the task and expects to have a written harbor-reform plan completed by Septem- ber. The general goals of the plan will be to in the improve marine law enforcement efforts and rede- fine the job of the Gay said. Specific proposals for the plan have not been made. But from Yacht Haven in Photo by J.Hwwon A MARINE POLICE officer checks the crowded Annapolis harbor yesterday. v have got more boats anchoring In city waters this year than any other since I've been here. That's been 12 Robert J. MacLennan City harbormaster Eastport to City Hall sailors and officials are trading ideas. Not everyone agrees that the harbor should be changed Some sailors like the fact that College aad Weems tbe city's main are largely unregulated. like to have a lot of choices and Annapolis gives you a lot of choices. I hope they don't change a said Barbara Roewe of a regular visitor to Annapolis waters. who sail generally like to be left said John who arrived here two weeks ago with his family after a trans-Atlantic voyage from Scotland. like the freedom to anchor where you want and stay as long as you he said. With those come such as knowing the rules of the respecting speed limits and docking rules and knowing how to anchor courteously and safely. More and more sailors either don't un- derstand these responsibilites or simply on Page Col. Parole hotel planned Marriott to buy Riva Road site By OEBRA VIADERO Business Writer Marriott Corp. has contracted to buy 4.5 acres on Riva Road for a new courtyard-style hotel in the Annapolis a company spokes- man said yesterday. as good as said Brent a spokesman for the hotel chain's Courtyard Division in D.C. this it's merely a question of the planning and zoning processes in the local he said. Andrus said the company has had 4.5 acres near ARINC Research at the southwest corner of Admiral Cochrane under a purchase contract for a month. The sale has yet to be finalized. But Andrus said Marriott executives have already approved the site for construction of one of the newest of the chain's 125 planned courtyard hotels. The 149-room hotel will cost between million and million for property and Andrus said. Built around a the hotel will feature a a an indoor swimming pool and a fitness center. are looking at sites all over the country. Our hotels are generally situated near major office parks or other business Andrus said. In the hotel will sit near the Annapolis Science home to IIT UNC Inc. The site also is close to the planned Route 50 and Patuxent Boulevard interchanges. The new hotel is one of two proposed Marriott-affiliated hotels in the Annapolis area. On Naval Academy Athletic Asso- ciation officials chose Annapolis developer Paul Pearson to build a hotel and conference center on the banks of College Creek. Marriott Corp. was picked to operate the proposed which still must go through a long process of property city annex- ation and zoning. Some environmentalists have expressed apprehension about the project on Rowe Boulevard. But the two proposed hotels are bound to fuel competition in an increasingly crowded Annapo- lis hotel market. Since last three major new hotels The Annapolis the Raraada Inn and the Gov. Calvert House have opened. In addition to the two planned Marriott the Annapo- lis Hilton Inn is planning a renovation. In the number of hotel rooms in the Annapolis area swelled to this year. And on Page Coi. Citizens want new road stepped up By CHRISTINE NEUBERGER Staff Writer Fearing the tightening grip of traffic a citizens commit- tee yesterday vowed to press for early construction Bou- levard next year. The Sixth District Traffic Commit- tee agreed to seek accelerated con- struction of the four-lane boulevard and on other road projects seen as cures for traffic jams. need these escape routes before everybody gets said committee member Ann Irvine Naming Patuxent Boulevard its top the traffic panel pledged to lobby the county and city for stepped-up construction of the bypass for car-clogged Parole Scheduled for completion in Patuxent Boulevard will link Forest Drive and the widened Route to be renamed Interstate 68. Ground will be broken for the link between Route 50 and Route 2 next year. Construction on the leg con- necting Route 2 to Forest Drive is slated to begin hi 1989. of thousands of people in the Annapolis Neck Peninsula will benefit from the Patuxent Boulevard being completed tbe com- mittee said in its preliminary recom- mendations. In an effort to speed up the boule- the group will push for of some 1-68 segments that members say will do little to improve traffic flow it takes to move the project we'll apply as much pressure as we said County Councilwoman Maureen D- who formed the traffic committee completely agree that it's ur- gent to complete Patuxent under the fastest possible State Highway Administrator Hal Kassoff said this morning. with state engineers working on the entire project under com- pressed the SHA already is doing just Kassof said It will take until 1989 to draw up final plans and buy right of way for the Route 2-Forest Drive he said on Page Col. HOT DOG SPCA chief saves pets from suffering in cars By LINDA DUELING Staff Writer When tbe dog dayi of summer M.C. is hot on tbe poocb patrol. Mt. executive director of tbe Society tor Prevention of Cruaftr her eyes tor hetaf to heatMrett. And ahe Bates BO tones about awl OTMtaBa at pet woatty dor their guBt or data they didn't mean to hurt their dogs All they did was leave Fide a car for 15 or 30 or even 60 minutes All they did wai almost kill their Ms Harrell said think they are doing their dogs a favor by taking them out tn the but within 10 mtnotes to the car with the windowi only it's hot eatoufh to do brate said Om rtecot afternoon Ms. RarrtD a puppy taride a closed ear Sbt catted the who helped her remove the dog. I waited for an hour for the owoen to come she said When they did left a note dog at the SPCA M 12. Cat SPCA DIRECTOR M.C. Harrell dwnomtratea with the threat cun-toatod DOM to ;