Capital, The (Newspaper) - June 13, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland
South Making scraps as good as SEE About HOWELL MICROFILMS P.0 BOX 1558 LAUREL MD 2O707 The a pita I For see 15. VOL. Cl NO. 139 JUNE 25 Cents DONTFORQKT FLAG DAY celebrations are planned in Annapolis and Glen Burnie tomorrow. For ABBA DEVELOPERS appeal the rejection of an executive con- ference center in Davidson- vllle. BUS SGHtDULi New buses and routes will cut travel time. Pigt t. PRIVATE PHONE calls from the area were broadcast to dumbfounded across the Ptgt ARUNDtL ARTIST CORPORATIONS are pour- Ing money into art. U. JNTtRTAINMtNT CELTIC a tradi- tional Irish quartet from Wash- will perform at the City Dock. JUST FOR KIDS SEALANDAIR Recreation Caster at Fort Meade is wring WD-LlfV CRISIS WHERE CAN you go for Ptgt 5. STATS BALTIMORE HARBOR crabs have higher concentra- tions of contaminants. Ptge 4. NATION THE REAGAN administra- tion again rejects economic sanctions for South SPORTS AFTER A year of frustration and exile from the game he Dave Warner is back in baseball. Page 20. PEOPLE Actor Brace better known as Detective Mick Belk- er on television's Street says parents are often at the root of their chil- Idren's drug IproWems. spoke and they booed me when I Mid but I'm going to sty it Weitz said. times I think there ought to be a test that prospective could and if they can't pats they can't have it not a but National PTA's Drug and Alco- hol Abuee Prevention Project. LOTTfRY Numbers drawn Three-digit tri. Pick 4 INDIX t IS InterUlameBt insert Calendar Oastifieel Adi eotaani Croerword U M IS 1J.1I FoHaaiaat u .74 IRA debate Mail floods Holt's office By DEBRA VIADERO Business Writer Whether you see it as a tax loophole for the middle class or a cushion against poverty in old the individual retirement account is kicking up dust these days. No other aspect of the Senate Finance Committee tax reform plan has generated more mall in the office of U.S. Rep. Msrjorls the major pressure said Ray legislative aisiitant to the Republican congresswomsn from Anne Arundel County. The tax reform bUl before the Senate this week would chiiel away at the popular IRA tax break a tax break that helped ipur 24.4 million Americana to salt away 1230 billion in IRA by the end of IMS. The bill seiki to take away the tax-deferred itatui of IRAs for workers already covered by an em- ployer pension plan. The Senate danced around that controversial aipect of the bill Wednesday with two movei. the lenatori approved a non-binding of the resolution have put the tax break back into the bill. But the debate ii not over. The House version of the. bill allows the IRA deduction for. most and a House-Senate conference com- mittee could still restore the break once the bill from the Senate. In Mrs. Holt's most of the letter-writers favored keeping the according to Gill. It's an opinion that the congresswoman he said. Holt has described the IRA program as one of the best acts of Congress in this he said. But both sides of the battle make convincing cases for or against the tax break. an opponent and a proponent make cases that are fairly representative of Senate debate this week. As president of Turner Pension Consultants in Deborah Turner has no real business interest at stake in the IRA debate. Her job is to help employers choose and set up pension programs for her em- ployees. But as a veteran of 10 years in the pension she has clearly oa Page CoL Lawmakers leave tax bill battles to negotiators. Page 3. Soaking relief from record- breaking 96-degreo Savtma Perk roeWente Suaan Sickels and 4-year-oW Undaey Honaosoay went for a In fiw at toe Round Hay aaaismailiy boach. Suaan la the 17-year-old daughter aavpape 15. of William and Marilyn and Undeey is the daughter and Carol Fofacaataiyaff caWng for thle Storm wreaks havoc Rain refreshing but not enough By JEFF DAVIS and DAN CASEY Staff A levere thundentorm ripped through the county cauiing power out- a traffic an emergency airplane landing and numerous of lightning Nearly an inch of rain also cooled off the area after the hotteit June 12 on record at Baltimore-Washington International Airport. The 96-degree high broke a 1170 BWI record by 2 officials cautioned that the fall was not nearly enough to ease the drought that has plagued the area thli Almost two months of steady rain would be needed to restore the ground to normal condi- officials said. Alter the .83 Inches of rain had been measured at Baltimore-Washington Interna- tional Airport. The state police barrack in AnnapoUs recorded 1.47 inches. office at BWI said the drought wld not end soon. the long-range forecast through June 22 baJow-aortnal rainfilJ. This weekend's forecast calls for sunny ikiei ififf tempera. tures in the Yesterday's which peaked around 4 also was a factor on the following A New Jersey man was killed and three others were seriously injured in an accident at Route 3 and Benfleld Road. A Pasadena man was slightly injured when he was apparently struck by lightning in Mlllersville. Edward L. was treated and released at North Arundel Hospital after being struck by lightning at a gas station in Millers- ville. The bolt struck at 4 p.m. at the intersection of Route 3 and Old Mill according to fire reports. About customers in the county lost electricity in the afternoon as a result of thunderstorm-related said Michael J. Cbesser of the Baltimore Gas Electric Co. Service was restored by this morning. Heavy afternoon thunderstorms accom- panied by lightning knocked out the radar system at BWI and crippled air traffic into the morning hours. Engineers from the Federal Aviation Ad- ministration worked last night and this morn- ing to identify and repair lightning damage to the airport's radar said Pete an FAA spokesman in New York. on Page Col. Panel urges federal drunk-boater law Safety rate is up By EFFIE COTTMAN Staff Writer Boating has become safer but more expen- sive during the past according te experts citing new figures on boating mishaps. The Coast Guard's INS accident released last show a slight increase in boating deaths from a year earlier. But the report also shows s continued decline In fatal accidents since the s fact some boating officials believe indicates an improved safety record. And they laid the higher damage figures reeulu from tha escalating coat of boat not increased Boaters reported 00 million in damage from boating mishaps last almost s third higher than in the Coast Quart laid Maryland had the fourth highest damage figures IB the country. The Coast Guard reported boating- nationwide ta n more tfcia la lUi. It skewed that there were I.I deaths par to a M fatality rate in there boating accldtnta rtporttd In tha nation iait yaar. Of 938 rtaulttd in ont or mora daatht and raiuittd in non-fatal injurita. la when there ware far Nate aa the utiaas there Us fatalities hire dropped said AMa tower faulhy rate. i Matt a neater of Maryland Boat Art That law breed changes ta boat deeifB to fae beet te the then more auMe and leas likely to sink after taking oa he said. statistics thst there are better boats art ha aaid. Aetvtththe Cat A. MeweB Oardat. Nattea- Boattsg taJaty Advisorf unfadaral Boatinf 1 of 20 'new' rules By EFFIE COTTMAN Staff Writer Calling alcohol the most terious threat to a Cottt Guard tdrteory group has proposed federal drunken-boating at least half of all fatal acci- denU involve said A. Newell Garden of chairman of the National Boatiog Safety Advisory Council. is ao ixtrtmi The established by Congress and by the of last month asked the Coast Guard to adopt and enforce a ban OB druakaa boating The proposal leads s list of more than 20 reeommendatioBS for rerteed or dropped boating laws. Maryland already has a drunken boating prohibiting persons from operating a boat if tbatr blood alcohol level is Of or abovt A federal regulation would ereau a uni- form and amide the Caett Guard with mare aaiartaaMBt aaid council member Alrta who atoa' member of the Marylaad Boat Act Advieor Ahaciafk tha Coaat boats nperstlai have to evertoak aatM drinking aa timoe said. The aaMaary oavadl saroad la on drunkaa aa Hsje Cal.