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Capital, The (Newspaper) - November 21, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland In SR banks on Bruise Bros. SEE PAGE 27 HQWELL MICROFILMS P. 0 BOX 1558 LAUREL MD 20707 he Tomorrow's Fair cool For see page 11. VOL Cl NO. 275 NOVEMBER 1986 25 Cents GOOD PONT FORGET THE NAVAL Academy Band will present a free fall festival concert at tonight in Mitscher Hall at the academy. AREA A BUDGET surplus may lead to a property tax cut next year for Annapolis Mayor Dennis Callahan said Wednesday. Page 15. ARUNDEL ARTIST THE ART Gallery at Anne Arundel Community College's Pascal Center for the Perform- ing Arts is presenting water- colors and collages by Joe Mayer. Page 23. STATE THE CREATION of an Of- fice of Red Tape Cutting to improve the way the state bureaucracy serves the public is not meant as a criticism of state governor- elect William Donald Schaefer says. Page 4. AN INCITED Congress is opening what promises to be a long winter of investigations into President Reagan's sale of weapons to a controversy one senior Democratic senator says marks end of the Reagan Page 2. A TENTATIVE settlement was reached today in a walk- out that forced General Motors Corp. to shut down factories in eight but the striking and laid-off workers stayed off the a GM spokesman said. Page 3. SPORTS DAVID a con- sensus preseason All-America is the reason the Navy basketball team is ranked among the top 20 teams hi the nation. Page 27. PEOPLE COMEDIAN Steve Martin married actress Victoria Ten- his co-star in the movie of in a private civil ceremony yesterday In his publicist said. been seeing each other for a long but I didn't even know they were said Martin spokesman Paul Bloch after the the first for Martin and the second for Miss who has no children. and Miss Ten- exchanged vows in the brief ceremony. Bloch adding that they will live in Los Angeles. For a look at other people in the news see pagr 3. LOTTERY Numbers drawn yesterday Three-digit 614 Pick 4-7532 INDEX 4 sections. 52 pages Calendar Classified Ads columns Crottword Editorials Entertainment Obituaries Police Beat South wanly Sporti........... Television listings 16 .12-39 25 52 12-13 22-23 11 il 9-10 27-31 23 Tra in to State eyes rail from Baltimore By TOM KRISHER Staff Writer The state Mass Transit Administration wants to study the possiblity of running a light-rail passenger train from downtown Baltimore into Anne Arundel perhaps as far as Annapolis. Ronald general manager of the said Wednesday he I will recommend to transportation Secretary Wil- Iliam Hellmann in December that money be allocated to study the train. think it's I very realistic. we're just at the early stages. We ha- ven't really de- fined time I any of those issues. think CapHaiTap something could LINE may be be done at rela. used for light rail. ..tiydy low cost to get some service in there that makes sense. It's clearly a growth Hart- man said. Hartman said the which has been pushed behind the scenes by local government would definitely in- clude a train from the Linthicum area to Camden Station in downtown and could include extending the line to the Annapolis area and Baltimore-Wash- ington International Airport. the key part would be to get a which would get as far as he said. If Hellmann approves the the idea would be forwarded to Gov.-elect William Donald Schaefer for funding Hartman said. A Baltimore County line could also be he said. County Executive 0. James Lighthizer and state Sen. Michael D-Glen have been pushing to revive an old light-rail plan in the on Page Col. A BREAK FROM 'Land rush9 feared Building ban to expire soon By EFFBE COTTMAN Staff Writer County planners are seeking emergen- cy legislation to prevent a land rush when a waterfront building moratorium expires in January. The to be introduced Dec. 1 before the County imposes de- velopment restrictions on acres of said county planner Tom Er- vin. In a presentation to the county's Envi- ronmental Advisory Commission last Erviii said the bill is the first step toward implementing the state critical areas law. That law attempts to manage growth and preserve natural shorelines to prevent Juiiire 04 Like tfeat plan is expected to dnrse to flare landowners who new build- ing restrictions. sure there will be Ervin said. going to get people tfW 'Oh my what have you done to my he trying to preserve what we've got while complying with state controls on shoreline growth The bill authorizes planners to use a set of maps to govern future develop- ment in the critical that land within feet of the bay and its tidal tributaries. A year in the the maps assign each parcel of the critical area to one of three categories of land use. Ervin estimated that 30 to 50 percent of the shoreline was placed in limited devel- opment zones areas that average more than one home per 5 acres and less than four homes per acre. Most land along the Severn River falls into this category. Another 30 to 50 percent is resource areas which average one on Page Col. Students ask to keep 'smoker's courts' By PETER WEST Staff Writer Abolishing designated smoking areas in county high schools would turn administrators into police and is an exercise in county students decided yesterday. The Chesapeake Regional Associa- tion of Student represent ing more than 30 junior and senior high voted to ask the county Board of Education to keep outside areas where smoking is permitted in high schools allowing smoking in school smoking areas will eventually drive smokers to infringe on the rights of according to a resolu- tion drafted by Allison a sophomore at Annapolis Senior High School. Trenna a junior at Annapo- co-sponsored the resolution which was supported by a majority ol the 1ST voting delegates to the November General Assembly Smokers without a sanctioned ha- ven to light up would hide in bath- rooms and rather than give up students said. Schools already troubled by- smokers smoking in non-smoking the resolution continued. administrators would be over- whelmed by smoking in Anti-smoking efforts would be bet- ter spent in enforcing existing poli- students said. just going to be causing more problems for one student said to Betsy the board's health issues during a question period early in the dav it is there's already problems with smoking in the bath- rooms and it's just going to get if a ban is the student said. The board is testing the waters on a proposal to revoke a privilege to smoke in designated outside areas currently enjoyed by high school students. No change has been but the policy ''9-37 can be canceled at the board's discretion any time countywide. or at individual schools because of maior the 13-year-old policy was largely crafted by CRASC mem- bers in response to discipline prob- lems and questions of student rights raised by a smoking ban in the early 1970s. But board officials said over- whelming evidence of the ill effects of smoking make smoke-free schools an issue of health rather than rights in the 1980s. School Superintendent Robert C Rice has said he supports the con- cept of smoke-free schools. on Page Cot. Lyons roars quietly in court m DOUG to Mil. Bj JOANNA RAMFV Staff Writer Doug Lyons bas developed two trade marks as a defense attorney representing the poor The is his approach to justice Lyons never raises his voice in a courtroom The is his zipper bncfcase tucked under his right arm That's his office Since Lyons has worked out of his briefcase as the only assistant public de fender at District Court in Annapolis At be retires at month's end Lyons Is an institution at the which is oftea called by iU old. more-fitting People's SPOTLIGHT on people It's where of drunken shoplifting and other less serious criminal cases are heard each week The trials are conducted before a judge and usually last about 15 minutes NO where rise is justice served so swiftly Dispensing cases quickly and often just on a moment's notice are Lyons' specialties He is credited with keeping the wheels of misdemeanor justice moving He knows when have a weak how to get the best plea bargain and when to ask for his colleagues say But at the same time. Lyons belies the stereotype of a demanding defense attorney The bald lawyer is self-effacing. while maintaining a quiet wit. often than not. Dougy would suc- ceed in getting leniency that might not otherwise have been available if he had been a noisy defense attor- ney.' Judge Thomas Curley said. We're the discount store of Curley said of the need to keep a high- volume of business moving. was practical Let's move it. He would 'Hey. this guy isn't that what is it to the boom Most cases that Lyons are rare such as when a security guard catches someone stuffing a sweater to a OB Page CeL ;