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Capital, The (Newspaper) - November 27, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland Retail Ads HAPPY THANKSGIVING 268-5000 be In Shopping survival. SEE PAGE 33 Tomorrow's Partly cloudy For see page 15. VOL. Cl NO. 280 NOVEMBER 25 Cents GOOD PONT FORGET THE SEVERNA Park Green Hornets 1972 Girls Select Soc- cer Team will sponsor a skat- ing party from 1 to 5 p m tomorrow at the Super Skate on Route 50 Admission is charged. AREA HOMER FORMBY never met a piece of wood he didn't like. Page 49 VIGNETTES SOME HISTORY is actually misinformation. Page 62. YEARS AGO IN St. John's was pre- paring to meet Johns Hopkins in football. Page 62. REVIEW A QUINTET of classical mu- sicians presented a beguiling program. Page 44. ENTERTAINMENT THE BALLET Theatre of Annapolis will present its an- nual production of Nut- Page 46 DINING OUT WHAT MAKES Chi-Chi's such a Page 45 STATE A CONSULTANT warns of problems in prison medical care. Page 4. NATION WORLD EX-SEN JOHN Tower will head a probe of the National Security Council Page 2 SPORTS NAVY'S basketball team spends Thanksgiving on the road Page 75 PEOPLE Mark who has just completed the movie and Pam Dawber of the CBS series Sister are engaged to be mar- ried but no wedding date has been a spokeswoman for the actor said yesterday met last spring through a mutual said Heidi Schaeffer Harmon starred in NBC s 'St Elsewhere but left the series this year Miss Dawber is known for her role as Mmdy in and Mmdy For a look at other people in the news today see page 3 LOTTERY The winning Maryland Lot tery numbers were not availa ble last night INDEX 7 sections 106 Classified For the Police Severoa Tekrttion NEVER FORGET Residents share most memorable Thanksgivings Editors' note1 Usually a time of family Thanksgivings are hard to for- get. They are often signposts to our lives. Today The Capital has asked some well- known and not so well-known area residents to share their most memorable Thanksgiving There was something simple about Thanks- giving in Annapolis Back then. No no no department store crush the next day. When he rode into town from his house in Weems the only thing that might have slowed 16-year-old John W. Smith down was if the train was coming through. Before he could make it to the horse fountain in front of the post office on Church the train would make such a racket coming around King George Street that the horse would get spooked and jump the hedges at St. John's. It was still the Depression when Smith finally got to join the West Annapolis Volun- teer Fire Department in 1939. Thanksgiving was less of a spread in those days. maybe root beer things you wouldn't see every day of the week. But there was one all-important thing that hasn't changed to this Thanksgiving meant football it wasn't much like the football being beamed into living rooms this after- with people walking around in shir' coaches wearing electronic headsets and retired linebackers hawking light beer every 30 seconds. But it was still the big Thanksgiving Day game Rivals like Coca Cola and the Annapo- lis Jaycees would play on a field near where the Naval Academy laundry is two blocks from the old firehouse used to get terribly cold every year it seemed like it was snowing or sleeting on said 63 didn't stop them from playing we'd go home or back to the he remembered was the place to go LORRAINE AHEARN Thanksgiving memories are mixed for Jo seph Zastrow who has experienced highs and lows during his holiday seasons When asked about his more memorable Simms talked about his holiday dinner while but today he sees that as a learning experience many people have given me my my friends that I learned to be thankful for what they all did for me I am finding a great satisfaction in being able to give bacjc that support and to show apprecia tion to them Simms said missed so many Thanksgivings along the way I have thought about how to show my thanks for their help While director of the Stanton Community he and his staff worked to bring a festive Thanksgiving dinner to the elderly held that dinner from 1971 to 1984 he recalled had a religious program first and then we had a fantastic dinner with all the trimmings 'Turkey giblet pravy mashed potatoes jams peas sauerkraut cranberry sauce pies and ice he said got tremendous support from the city and busi nessmen with food donations and other gifts Today Simms is a community relations specialist in the mayor s office His brother Photo by Qrwi-Hinriy Louis Schramm is surrounded by hundreds of turkeys he raises on his Pasadena farm. Many of the birds will appear today at Thanksgiving feasts. all he said the giving By MARY FELTER ttt So many people have given me my my friends that I learned to be thankful for what they all did for me. I am finding a great satisfaction in being able to give back that support and to show appreciation to them Joseph Zastrow Simms the Rev Charles Simms is current director of the Stanton Center Maybe hell get the dinner under wav again Zastrow said was such a joy to me to see the expressions on their faces and take part in the dinner The staff all got dressed up as waitresses and waiters and served the food That s what Thanksgiving is For traditional family gather- ings are rare says Rear Adm Ronald F Marry superintendent of the Naval Academy But two Thanksgivings with his military family stand out as equally special in his memory Marryott always is touched remembering the Thanksgiving he spent in an pnlisted men's dining hall at the Naval Air Station Moffett Calif just after he took command of the base in 1979 His family received an engraved invitation to the dinner and his sons figuring they would spend their holiday in a cafeteria line Instead he found a formal dining affair with engraved courses named after officers and sailors dressed to the nines The food was just as good and the portions probably larger than at a restaurant where officers traditionally spend holidays And the enthusiasm and pride of the enlisted person on Page Col 1 vote wins race House seat to Hammond By PAT RIVIERE Staff Writer Annapolis Alderman John Hammond yesterday won a seat hi the House of Delegates by one vote. doesn't get any closer than a jubilant Hammond said after Circuit Court Judge Bruce Williams ordered elec- tion officials to open 12 previously reject- ed absentee ballots. Hammond had trailed Democrat Don- ald E. Lamb by three votes before today's tally. feel like we've changed the after we've played the a disap- pointed Lamb said. don't blame It's just the In a Circuit Court petition filed Hammond asked the county Board of JOHN Supervisors of Elec- tioas to recount all absentee including absentee ballots that tfad been rejected. Judge Williams denied the full recount and rejected counting all but three over- seas ballots and nine ballots that had been mailed within the state Lamb said he was most upset about Judge Williams allowing the nine state ballots don't know whether they were mailed before Election Day or Judge Williams said of the nine ballots. The ballots were postmarked Nov. 4 Election Day and received by 4 p.m. on Nov 5 Although state law requires the ballots to be mailed before Election voters were instructed that the ballots could be counted if they contained an affidavit stating they were marked and mailed before Election Day Unless Lamb appeals the Hammond will become the third delegate from District 30 Del John won a second term in the Nov 4 election and Democrat Michael the second highest vote was elected to his first term Lamb had been leading the balloting but a count of absentee ballots Nov 14 put him just three votes ahead of Hammond. after conferring with his attor- ney said he would wait a day on Page Col. CAPITAL TOPS 100 The newspaper yon are holding today Is the largest edition In Tbe Capital's history With 1M pages of news and ad- plus 11 advertising In- serts. It is the first time the newspaper has passed the mark Mattei held as broker in key cocaine ring By JOANNA RAMEY Staff Writer A former Crofton woman who avoided prison here for an auto manslaughter conviction was charged this week in the largest cocaine ring ever uncovered in Montgomery County Susan Mane 27 of Green was being held yesterday at the Montgomery County Detention On ter on bond Mrs Mattei was arrested Monday at the Silver Spring borne of an alleged co conspirator Andre Gus tav Francois. 44. said Officer George Luddmgton. of the Montgomery County Police Department Seven pounds of cocaine valued at tl a cache of machine guns handguns and explosives and an unspecified amount of cash were found at Francois' home Luddmgton satd was more or less a broker for satd Sgt Wayne Cleve land would characterize him as a major violator And he certainlv it the biggest cocaine dealer arrested by our department An Anne Arundel County jury last year convicted Mrs Mattel of caus ing an accident Nov that killed Thomas 2S of Crownsville Judge Eugene M Lerner sen tenced Mrs Mattel to two in prison for the automobile man slaughter conviction She appealed the sentence to a three judge claiming remorse and that it would be a cnme to be separated from her 1 newborn baby The panel reduced the prison term to but kept intact a re quirement that she serve 300 hours of community service at a hospital's emergency room In Mrs Mattel pleaded guilty in Prince George's County Circuit Court to possession of cocaine and was jailed for 40 according to court records The same records show that two years later she convicted of possessing the hallucinogen PCP and f was sentenced to three months in jail She is still serving four years probation on the PCP charge If convicted of this week's drug charges she faces up to four fears in prison for violating the probation Mrs Mattei also succeeded in obtaining a reversal of her man slaughter conviction Last month the Court of Special Appeals overturned the verdict be cause expert testimony at her trial was improperly introduced ;