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Capital, The (Newspaper) - June 8, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland Ethics panel funding gets NIGHTMARE Tempers flare in Orioles' 10-2 loss to Seattle Dl On BWsvs. p.m. onHTS. Mantle under HDWELL MICROFILMS PO BOX 1553 LAUREL MD 20707 COOLER PAGE All THURSDAY JUNE MD 35C alive aiid well after iiieidentih AP file photo Capt. Scott F. O'Grady of was found alive and .well today near the site where his plane went down In Serb-controlled territory. ASSOCIATED PRESS SARAJEVO Braving trading U.S. Marine's flew heli- copters into hostile Serb territory to- day rescued an American fighter pilbt in hiding since being shot down six days F. O'Grady of ran out 6f the forest with a pistol in his hand andteto his hear where liis F-16 jet was-shot down by a missile south- east of Bihac in a Bosnian Serb strong- hold. At least one missile fired at the rescuers missed. A Marine gunner on a helicopter one of 40 aircraft involved today's spectacular rescue fired back .at the Serbs as Capl O'Grady was out of .Bosnia safety. The rescuers were only on the .ground a couple minutes. There were no casualties. Adhii Leightoh Smith.'comrrianderof NATO forces in southern said the1 rescue mission 'began after a pilot from squadron flying F-16 over the area about midnight heard his the radio. was the first time that we have had radio contact with the Adm. Smith said. _. Fifteen NATO Morse -code message from the pilot told us exactly who it a speaking on condition of Adm. Smith said Capt. O'Grady con- served the batteries in his survival radio by using only sparingly and when he thought he could make con- The NATO source said O'Grady1 moved only at night until he a location when he be rescued. -N A Serb surface-to-air had blown Capt. O'Grady's fighter jet in two on Friday as he flew a NATO mission over northern Bosnia. His fate had been Serb that they had captured the pilot were with. thfe Serbs throughout Bosnian House -press secretary Mike McGurry Were-they Mr. McCurry said. Aflm. William Owens of the Joint Chiefs .of Staff in Washington said 'a multinational force took part in the. including two CH-53 helicopters that landed' on a hilltop 50 yaf ds from Page FINAL BELL RINGS IN SUMMER VACATION .By George N. The Capital Wtth their last day of school behind Severn River Junior High begin celebrating yesterday. From ninth-graders Lisa Katie Earl Downs and Al Phillips. At the final bell sets off a dash for the buses at Crofton Woods Elementary. By David W. Trozzo The Capital extra aiming time By LESLIE GROSS Staff Writer This year Arundel Middle Sphool teacher Gail Lee had less than an hour between noon and 1 p.m. to call back parents who had concerns about their children. Most were tough to catch. In the same 53-minute planning peri- she organized community service projects for graded attended faculty meetings and did a myriad of other she told school board members yesterday.. So when board member Joseph H. Foster criticized teachers for taking so long to return phone calls she wasn't surprised. because we only have one planning period every Ms. Lee said. Ms. Lee's story provides a glimpse into how middle school teachers spend their planning which they say is drained by preparation for mandated such as standardized test- AIDS awareness and inclusion of special education students in main- stream classrooms. school teachers are over- whelmed and nave too many responsi- bilities that prevent effective preparation and Ms. Lee said. jobs are being too diversi- Ms. Lee presented to the board the results of a survey taken by the Teach- ers Association of Anne Arundel County asking all 760 middle school teachers how much time they spend on a variety of from decorating bulletin boards to waiting for phones. TEACHERS. Page Schools volunteer to try a dress code By LESLIE GROSS Staff Writer Four area elementary schools want to try a dress code next year to create equity among students and focus more on a citizens group told the Board oft Education yesterday. The Countywide Citizens Advisory Council pushed hard to get approval of a pilot 'program in the schools next but board members said more input from students and parents is needed. Principals at Windsor Park. and I.inthirum the following she said Students are often inappropriately dressed in clothes that are lewd and according to a council report. an absolute lack of uniform- ity for what's acceptable and what's Ms. Almgren said. have been incidents of physical abuse and diminution of self-esteem because of the status impli- cit in the clothing and accessories worn by Students yesterday nrodeled typical tary schools have said they want to try a dress code next according to Nancy vice chairman of the CAC The principal at Magothy River Mid die School also said it's a possibility for included a golf shirt and sweat- pants and a and dress pants and a cardigan sweater Having a dress code eliminates cloth- ing competition among Ms. Page INSIDE 4 48 Anjndel Report..... Bl Calendar............. B8 W Comics................ C3 Crossword Cll Editorials............. AlO Entertainment...... D8 Family Living........Cl-2 For the Record.....82-3 Lottery................. M Classified Circulation State threatens boycott of juicemaker Movies Obituaries- SevemiPark South County D7 All D6 B6 By TODD SPANGLER Staff Writer Sports.-.............Dl-6 Television........... 07 Tides.................. All Vignettes............ B8 268.7000 268-4800 A state drag abuse panel said this morning that it would give a manufac- turer one week to stop marketing juice bottles that look like liquor containers before calling for a boycott of the product Representatives of the Governor's Drug and Alcohol along with a member of the Baltimore Pre- vention said at news con- ference at the Stanton Center in Anna- polis that it has given the Everfresh Juice Co. until June 16 to make its decision. If the company decides to continue the marketing a boycott would be initiated. Opponents are already ask- ing consumers to write letters to the company complaining about the prod- uct. here to tell you this is a national said Karen a member of the Baltimore who has met in Chicago with Peter Vitulli. the chief executive officer of Everfresh. The main concern as first re- ported in Maryland in The Capital is that by marketing juice in flask-like bottles similar to those Holding alco- holic the company may be encouraging children to abuse alcohol. kind of people ate we to market something like that to said Del. Michael E. Bums. R-Glen Burnie. kind of people are Norman director of the Stanton said he brought the issue to statewide attention after see- ing a 12-year-old drinking from one of the flasks. guess you might say I'm a rabble- he said. company has made a mistake. We're asking them to withdraw these The juice is being packaged in 12.6ounce bottles nearly identical in shape to flasks containing alcoholic such as MD wine. Critics nationwide have charged that the shape of the juice bottle is merely a ploy to market Everfresh to inner-city youth. The packaging also encourages alcohol they Everfresh maintains that the bottle is no more than fun way to carry but people in the Clay Street area became -concerned when they noticed children carrying the product Page m to ta MUM tO ;