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Capital, The (Newspaper) - May 3, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland Chernobyl sends sttock through industry plant is only as good as the people running it. Calvert Cliffs is the best we can offer. But is that good Albert Nuclear Free America By DEBRA VIADERO Business Writer Baltimore Gas Electric like utilities all over the is feeling the fallout of a nuclear trage- dy thousands of miles away. On two days after the Western world learned of an acci- dent at the Chernobyl nuclear facili- the company's stock price was down of a point. a little said analyst Allan Rachap of Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner Smith in Annapolis. But the drop was slight in compari- son with other utility stocks in the once of the country. it happened at a time when the market was experi- encing a period of weakness. The ones with nuclear plants under con- struction are really getting clob- he said. Since has operated the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant on acres near Lusby. The plant provides more than 50 percent of all of central Maryland's power needs. It's difficult to assess whether the accident at Chernobyl caused the stock. But analysts believe it may have helped. anti-nuclear groups here and across the country have renewed calls to re-examine the nation's dependence on nuclear pow- er. Atomic power provides 17 per- cent of all electricity demand in the United according to the Atomic Industrial Forum. plant is only as good as the people running it. Calvert Cliffs is the best we can offer. But is that good said Albert Donnay of the Baltimore-based Nuclear Free America. His organization earlier this week called for the shutdown of five U.S. nuclear power plants whose designs they considered dangerously similar to the Chernobyl facility Calvert Cliffs was not among them. Echoed Michael Keller of East- seems to me that nuclear energy has been a proven Keller is coordinator of the Anne Arundel County chapter of the Mary- land Nuclear Freeze Campaign. Be- cause his group has taken no formal stand on nuclear power as an energy Keller said he was express- ing his own opinion. The question on the minds of investors and nuclear activists may have Can it happen Nuclear energy experts pointed out of 102 commercial nuclear power plants licensed in this coun- on Page Col. Soviets error. Page 2. blame human HOWELL MI CROP F 0 BOX 1558 LAUREL Newsroom 268-5000 Tomorrow's Harming For see page 7. VOL Cl NO. 105 MAY 25 Cents GOOD DON'T FORGET GOVERNMENT the governor's official residence on State will be open to the and Gov. and Mrs. Hughes will greet from 2 to 4 p.m. tomorrow HOME OF THE WEEK TAKE A look m a contempo- rary home in Kent Island's Cove Creek Club. Page 9. ENTERTAINMENT is the top draw at the box office. Page 17. AREA THE COUNTY Council will vote Monday on a moratorium on waterfront development. Page 8. STATE SUPPORTERS of a bill call- ing for Baltimore's pension systems to divest stock in firms active in South Africa aren't worried about constitu- tional obstacles. Page 4. VICE PRESIDENT George Bush challenged the Soviet Un- ion yesterday to share more information about its nuclear accident. Page 2. BUDGET WRITERS said a tax-and-jspending plan the Sen- ate passed early yesterday sends a loud and clear signal to President Reagan Page 3 SPORTS DENNY an Arun- del High will pitch for Minnesota Page 19 PEOPLE DOVIE BEAMS DE VILLA- ex lover of former Philippine President Ferdi- nand will auction off more than million worth of luxury houses to stave off bankruptcy Among the holdings going on the block are 21 19 of them in exclusive Beverly and a 67 2-acre estate Mrs de a former B-movie was pushed into the limelight by specula tion that properties in her name might be Marcos hold ings She has described in detail how she consorted with Marcos in his presidential palace in but maintains her for tune is her own Her mam the now defunct International Auto Brokerage specialized m sell ing exotic automobiles An es timated worth of cars remain including a Black Hawk For a look at other people in the news see page LOTTERY Numbers drawn yesterday Three digit 381 Pick 4 T33S INDEX 5 sections 50 pages Calendar Classified Ads formes columns Crossword Editorials Entertainment Homes Movie listings Obituaries Religion Sports Stock listings Television listings 25 12 46 6 17 18 9 17 15 24 16 Photo by Bob Gilbert FORMER 1st grade teacher Mary talks with former students Arlen Bourke Emory and Joe Eucare Miss Moss was an Annapolis Elementary student in 1912. MEMORIES Elementary alumni recall 90 years By JUDIPERLMAN Staff Writer Seventy-five-year-old Margaret Dowsett watched in amazement as two kindergar- teners demonstrated a computer Next year they will start writing their own programs. just learning to use a she said. I don't even understand the programs already in the book It's a revolution to see how much have Mrs. known to classmates as was one of hundreds of Annapolis Elementary School's former students who attended the school's 90th- birthday celebration yesterday morning. The school on Green Street was founded in 1896 and is the oldest operating school building in the county The journey down memory lane was a day to reminisce and to search for long lost pupils and friends The words you remember and look the were heard through- out the morning It was a day to peek at those old report to discover that State's Attorney Warren B Duckett Jr missed 32 days of school in second grade and that Circuit Court Judge Eugene Lerner received a in scholarship in seventh grade But those revelations hardly spoiled the bubbly atmosphere. having the time of my life This is the most meaningful experience that I can Duckett said even saw my fourth-grade teacher Attending the event were the young current students who performed for the former ones and the not-so-young There was Isabel the oldest who started school when it opened in 1896 on Page Col. Cocaine dealer gets 35 years By JOANNA RAMEY Staff Writer A federal judge has sentenced a former Glen Burnie restaurateur to 35 years in prison and fined him for running millions of dollars of cocaine through Anne Arundel County Samuel was sentenced Thurs day by US Distnct Court Judge John R Hargrove He will not be eligible for parole for 22 years under stricter federal parole guidelines recently put into effect Prosecutors presented evidence that over three to four years he masterminded a cocaine nng that brought more than 200 pounds of the narcotic into the county After a 10-day trial a jury convicted Scalho of running a continuing criminal conspiracy to distribute cocaine and conducting interstate travel in aid of racketeering Testimony showed that in one 20 month period he sold million worth of cocaine and made a 4 million profit Scallio's wife Patricia also was convict ed of participating in the ring Mrs 31. was sentenced by Judge Hargrove to four years m prison and fined for her conspiracy said Agent Rob- ert O'Leary of the Drug Enforcement Ad- ministration Charges were brought the in December 1985 after police raided a Pasadena home seized 35 pounds of cocaine yplued at million Nearly in cash and an assortment of shotguns and handguns also were seized The home belonged to Edward Allen who already has been sentenced to seven years in prison and fined for his part in the ring The Scalhos formerly owned Dino s res taurant in Glen Burnie He currently lists his hometown as Ala where he and his wife opened another restaurant The Srallios now face further charges filed hv Internal Rcvcn ir w r Police patrols boosted Shift schedules widen coverage By JEFF DAVIS Staff Writer Annapolis is looking a lot more blue after a series of sweeping changes took effect in the city police department this week As many as five more police officers will be patrolling the streets each day through a new shift schedule enacted Thursday. in response to one of Mayor Dennis Calla- han's campaign four officers have been assigned to permanent foot patrol beats in the downtown and Clay Street areas. The changes were recommended in the controver- sial Buracker management study and approved by the City Council in March. who has made police improvements a priority of his believes the embattled department is on its way to a recovery. predict three years from now we'll have a waiting list of people wanting to join the force because of the Callahan said during a ceremony Wednesday marking the promotion of eight officers. The changes come the same week the officers learned they'll be getting better pay. The police officers' union on Monday approved a one-year package providing an 8 percent wage hike and better retirement program. The average starting salary will rise from to The starting pay for county officers is will have parity with Anne Arundel County before this administration is Callahan told the staff members and family members during the ceremony Before Callahan made his Alderwom- an Terrie R-Ward tola the group she will recommend a two-percent pay raise in January worth a shot to see what we can she said As for how the changes have affected morale on the spokesman Cpl William R Powell think it's a bit premature going to take a while to assess what impact it's Powell said Some programs may be altered and the most successful ones may be he said The most noticeable aspect of the changes will be more officers on the streets Although the department is still operating with a 101 member as many as five additional officers will be on the streets each day will be an increase of manpower on the streets Powell said 'How much manpower de- pends on vacations and any school schedul- ing Lnder the old three shift system instituted by Chief John C Schmitt when he joined the department in 1980 scheduling difficulties sometimes resulted m onlv four or five officers on the streets Officers did not always work with the same officers each shift The new system groups the department into five shifts of eight officers commanded by a lieutenant. on Page Col. Factory outlet center planned By DEBRA Business Writer Bargain shoppers will get new stomping grounds this fall when a million factory outlet near the Bridge Developer A John Bnscuso prcsi dent of Woodbndge Enterprises Inr of Annapolis believes his 100000 square foot outlet be the first of its kind in this 'We t have any restaurants or It s strictly where a woman's impulse is going to cause her to drive from Baltimore or D C because of a known assemblage of true factory outlet stores said Raymond Bns CUM. who is president and rental representative for the outlet The stores will be grouped on seven acres on Revell Highway between a motel and another new shopping center Mikasa the N china manufacturer has signed a contract in 000 square fort at the new outlet uled to open in October it the company s 20th outlet store Raymond Bnscuso r-f boped that other incuide outlets for men s shirts sbors infant towels and rook ware women s wear and furniture In there will 2fi Mores he said No other prospective havp yet signed contracts Bnscuso said interest has been high Hf expected the outlet to be fuih occu pied by March Factory outtft stores which claim to offer lower prices bv eliminating the are sprouting up on Pagr ft. fol A CHINA manufacturer company to sign a for part of factory outlet center ;