Capital, The (Newspaper) - June 27, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland
About Don't let -bugs' ruin picnic. 4 'If.' 9 Your guide to Fourth of July. SEE SECTION INSIDE In D.C. to join the Bibs case. SEE PAQE 19 Retail Ads Business Olamt Tomorrow's Sticky-hot For set page 7. VOL. ui nu. lot JUNE 25 Cents GOOD DONTFORQET CRABTOWNE SKI Club will its annual C at 8 p.m. tomorrow at Maryland Hall. Tickets win be at toe door. RACIST JOKES cost the state in back par for 10 marine police Ptge ETCETERA A NEW public official learna a lesson in Pigeff. ARUNDEL ARTIST UFA GALLERY on the Cir- cle hosts its annual open Juried exhibition. IF THE Pride at Btitiman 4i it win be with Ifth century-style NATION THE WORLD COURT Jounced support for the Contra rebels to Nicaragua. CONGRESS' NEARLY amm-Rudman ipeodini Ptgei. DETROIT CATCHER Pariiih powered the TUers to sa win over the Orioles. PEOPLE LINDA an NBC News correspondent for 11 said the turned down i contract offer and would make her last appear- ance on the network to- day. leav. and I don't know where I'm El. lerbee said yesterday. Neither she nor the network offered details on their nego- tiations. Asked whether money or assignments were the EBerbee work best in something something that let's me .stretch sod right now NBC doesn't offer me that she said- are sorry she is leaving and wish her the very best of said Lawrence K. president of NBC Newt. EUerbee said she will spend the next few weeks working oa a screenplay from her best- So It and magazine She said she to make a decision on a new Job within a moeth. 41. I m good at what I do. and I will she said. For look at other people M the news LOTTERY drawn yesterday. digit Pick 4 IO4 mxx pages I ir columm fSreesww'd Mice Best 4 i c 14-iS HO T r 11-11 IMI PLAYERS CHECK their cards after a mld-mornlng game at the Casino Bingo parlor on Hudson Street In Annapolis. Photo by SUMD SUinkimp RISKY BUSINESS Some find game addictive Bingo lures all-day gamblers By LINDA DUBLING Staff Writer The newly formed Annapolis Chapter of Gamblers Anonymous took its meeting to Towson last spring. among other gamblers who con- fessed their two women stood up separately to talk. The women explained that they were compulsive gamblers. Each time they re- ceived a they cashed it and traveled to gamble. Their Bingo. The women were Three months had passed since they had last played. They realised that their innocent game of bingo had become a debilitating addiction. Gamblers Anonymous recognises any kind of bet for or anything else where the outcome is as gambling gam- bling that can become said the founder of the Annapolis who asked not to be named. Joanna who counsels compulsive gamblers at a private hospital in Ellicot said less than 1 percent of her patients are bingo players. she only a few compulsive bingo players admit their prob- lem Ms. director of training at Tay- lor a hospital where many kinds of addictions are said that bingo play- ers lose money very slowly can maintain themselves for a long time It may take a matter of years the gambling affects their financial situa- she said. on Page Col. By LINDA BURLING Staff Writer Marty walked into the bright sunny after- noon out of the darker and cooler Casino Bingo parlor on Hudson Street. gonna stop she said. is a Marty didn't want to give her last name And let my boss know where I go But she wanted to have her say. is a nit-aod-pick kind of she sucks you in when you win then you lose it all in the next hour. keep telling myself Tm gonna Marty but she keeps coining back Marty said the only way to get anywhere is to leave when you're winning. won't have enough money to catch a cab home Later two elderly sisters walked out. They had to get to a doctor's appointment. But they said they'd be back right afterward. The Martha and were leaving after playing for several hours. Together they'd won 150. They were feeling good. we break even we're Kather- ine said. Martha and Katherine have been playing bingo for 50 years. They started playing for charity every now and then. But now there is continuous bingo from 10 a.m. to 10 p m. past midnight on week- ends Now they can play from morning 'til night. terrific We love Katherine said The two sisters live together. Martha said there's nobody at home to worry about now on Page Col. Environmentalists decry Seawitch site By KEVIN DRAWBAUGH Staff Writer Environmentalists on the Severn River Commission last night blasted a city proposal to allow construction of the historic Setwitcb clipper ship on Back Creek. The proposed million project calls for heavy dredging and bulk- heading that would destroy a valua- ble wetland on the only undeveloped waterfront property left on the Taking liberty Sailors heading for N. Y. fest By PETER WEST Staff Writer It'i one thing to coordinate six experienced seamen to tail a SI foot bolt oo an offshore passage to New York's Liberty Weekend celebration It's quite another to expect them to assemble and inflate a factory fresb Zodiac especially when the instructions are printed in French it's it worked tn the said Brad master of the Csl SI ss be stood OB the Barias at the Severn Boue eovpiex oa Back Creek yes- terday Fred to U.S De partmeot of Interior Larry a conaierdal real esute sad Gas H a former Conduit Street resident en. stored by the DeparUaevt of Com- meree. took tores wrestling with the commissioners said have trouble seeing where there's any plus for the environment in this entire said Colby commissioner from Pines on the Severn. might as well abandon the commission if this goes said Norman W. com- missioner from St. Margarets The commission is a highly re- garded but powerless county adviso ry board that rarely intervenes in city affairs The Annapolis Port which regulates all construction in city will have ultimate power to rule on the project. But the Severn commission's inter- est has been aroused by the size of Set witch. if probably the biggest bulk- heading project since the Naval said Lina Vlavianos commissioner from Millersville Set witch is an idea that is enthusi- astically backed by Mayor Dennis Callahan. Former Mayor Richard L Hlllman supported too The proposal calls for construction of a 180-foot long wooden clipper ship and several support buildings on 14 acres owned by the city between Bert Jabin's and Port An- napolis marinas off Edgewood Road A group of private developers HANDS OH deck for sail to Liberty Yort from Itft Gary of Bud AHbrigM Harris Frwd Larry Out Fromutn recalcitrant boat Exfttntte. jammed whales with winch and bags of ham biscuits the gun sailed yesterday afternoon to ratch i flare favorable bde through the Chesa and Delaware fann and or to Cape May. N J M Page Col beaded by Melbourne design er of the Pride of Baltimore and other historic is behind the project. The city is cooperating because it owns the which has been set aside for years as a cone. of us are so naive as to believe that we're not doing some sort of damage on Page Col. Teens use guns for suicide By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DENVER About 5 200 U S teen agers killed themselves last and nearly two-thirds used firearms according to an expert who tougher jfun controls would reduce the rate buy guns without beinfl that they may be used to harm us or those we love Pamela Cantor associate director of the Center for Study of Suicide at Harvard tmver told a national conference on non-natural death yesterday There are 25 million U S houte holds with firearms and half of those hoateboldi keep a weapon toadfd. Cantor said Sixty-five percent of all teen-age SBlciaw iavotre guru and stricter fan controls could eliminate 2V per cent sbe said The national teen age suicide rate has doubled since 1MO resrhiaf 5.200 last year. Carter toM the coo fereoce spoajorfd by tbe Center for M Page ft. Cat.