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Capital, The (Newspaper) - November 28, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland New dialing plan causing confusion Cl ORIOLES GM Birds select the man who led Jays to the top Dl O'snew GMbuVt Toronto Into a champion. Faulty pipes to be replaced SEE BUSINESS Bl DETAILS PAGE All TUESDAY NOVEMBER MD Sleepless in Annapolis Pep rallyjust the beginning of 'crazy' week at academy By BRADLEY PENISTON Staff Writer Officer dunking booths. Midnight push-up contests. Sledgehammers pounding on a black-and- gold car. If you think your high school or college went bananas over the annual matchup with an you haven't seen the Naval Academy during Army- Navy week. kind of crazy said Midshipman 4th Class Joseph of Virginia Va. He joined hundreds of other midshipmen for an impromptu pep rally in Tecumseh Court late Sunday night. hardly getting any Other midshipmen talked of midnight formation calls and massive poster-painting sessions. The of is getting the Brigade of Midshipmen pumped up for Saturday's football game against the Cadets of the U.S. Military Academy at Veterans Stadium in Philadelphia. First played in the Army- Navy game is one of football's classic rivalries. Service men and women tune in around the world to cheer their teams. At the Naval nothing' except graduation looms larger in the social and'no athletic triumph is sweeter than a victory over Army bigger than any bowl game would if we got invited to said Midshipman 2nd Class Ryan Perry of Calif. the teams' records mean nothing when this game But this winning the big game also means taking home the first winning season since 1982 extra motivation for the 5-5 Mids. A win would also pull the Mids' Army-Navy record up to 44 By George Lundskow The Capital Working up a sweat In front of the Navy football coach Charlie Weatherble pumps up the Brigade of Midshipmen. As Saturday's annual football game against Army the Naval Academy last night officially kicked off Army-Navy week with an hojiriong pep raHy In Alumni Hall. 45 and seven ties. The mids take the rivalry very seriously more seriously than their counterparts at West at least according to several Army cadets who are spending the semester at the Naval Academy. At West for cadets don't yell after singing their Alma they said. ask the plebes what's on the lunch and they just 'Beat Beat Beat they're going to go hungry. They haven't served that for three Cadet 2nd Class Dave Perkins said. the string of victories didn't stop a group of cadets from stealing three of the Navy goats earlier this despite a treaty between the academies' superintendents that forbids mascot-napping. Page By Mark M. Odell the Capital Emily community relations coordinator for the Annapolis Police and Midshipman 2nd Class Thomas Catuogno of New and chairman of the Christmas at the Naval select an angel tag with the name of a needy child from a tree at Bancroft Hall. The angels will be replaced with hearts as the donors bring back gifts for the mote than needy children In the area. to Dole supports Clinton on mission for peace ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON As a skeptical GOP-led Congress gears up to exam- ine details of the peace plan that would send U.S. troops into President Clinton has words of en- couragement from the Republican he needs the Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole. Congress agrees or troops will go to Mr. Dole said last moments after Mr. Clinton addressed a wary nation. need to find some way to be able to support the Some other lawmakers who are influential in national security mat- ters were reserving judgment while acknowledging the president has authority to commit troops to Bos- nia with or without congressional approval. While stopping short of declaring outright support for sending U.S. troops to serve in a NATO Ipeacekeepini force in Bosnii Mr. Dole made clear whichTwi I he was leaning.' I want to suppft the said Mr. Dob who i the front-nutM CLINTON for the GOP prei idential nomination. Howevei many other congressional Republ cans said they remained opposed't Mr. Clinton's plan. In a 20-minute televised speec from the Oval Mr. Citato1 said that without U.S. troops to hel enforce the Bosnia peace agreeraen war will reignite. The slaugt ter of innocents will begin the choice between peace ani America must choose the president said. Page Peace In Bosnia won't be ver easy to keep. A2 Holiday robbers busy in county War over bar hours to keep brewing By JEFF NELSON Staff Writer The battle over late-night hours for downtown bars and restaurants in Annapolis will drag on. A City Council vote to end the fight over a bill that would allow all restaurants and bars in the Historic District to remain open until 2 a.m. never materialized last night. aldermen predicted new bills would come out as early as next month that would either allow more late-night eateries and drink- ing establishments or close them all at About 25 downtown residents turned out expecting a but left bewildered and disappointed when Mayor Alfred A. Hopkins an- nounced the issue wouldn't come up. The bill died earlier this but Mr. Hopkins promised at the time that it would return under a parliamentary and he would announce his position on the issue. The only opportunity to recall the bill was last meaning the which has undergone hearings and committee reviews all is dead. Mr. Hopkins began shopping al- ternatives to aldermen last week that would allow all restaurants to remain open until 1 a.m. or roll back the hours for all restaurants to midnight. 12 restaurants in the popular Historic District can stay open until 2 a.m. and the rest must close at midnight. Mr. Hopkins was expected to offer the alternatives last night if alder- men attempted to vote on a bill allowing all restaurants to stay open until 2 a.m. When aldermen learned Mr. Hop- kins would not support the later they declined to call the issue to a vote. the key vote. He hasn't changed his said Alder- man Terrie R-Ward 7. Page By P.J. SHUEY Staff Writer The holiday shopping season has opened with the usual of armed robberies In- cluding a bank holdup in Severna Park county police said. Other recent robberies range from a purse snatching in Parole last to a man forced to buy baby products in Glen Burnie and a botched robbery that resulted in the death of the bandit on Saturday. Although there is no direct con- nection among the half dozen or so robberies since police said they are related by the time of year. normally experience an in- crease in robberies during the holi- day said Officer Randy police spokesman. He cautioned holiday shoppers to park as close to stores and malls as even if it means driving around a lot a few times. In all residents should carry credit cards rather than cash and know the credit company tele- normally experience an increase in robberies during the holiday Officer Randy _ police spokestriqt' phone numbers to cancel them mediately if stolen. Businesses are advised to make more frequent deposits during the rather than having large amounts of cash on Offlcei Bell said. On Friday a man a handgun walked into the LovoU Federal Savings Bank branch al 566-B Ritchie Highway at p.m and demanded threatening to kill a teller. The man handed the teller a paper which was filled with cash and given back. The robber ran toward the Park Plaza shopping center. He was described as a 28- to Page INSIDE Model's death probe yields chilling photo images. A3 ARUNDCL County fights- two Annapolis annexations. Cl Wellness programs help cure high health costs. Bl 4 32 BMtfM Business.. Editorials......'...... A8 Calendar............. A6 Lottery.......... A4 Capital Camera.... C4 Movies............... B6 Classified............ C6 Obituaries........... A9 Club Notes.......A6-7 Police Beat.......... A9 Comics................ D6 SevemaPerk....... B4 Crofton................ C5 Sports................Dl-5 Crossword...........CtO Television........... 85 Death Notices.. CIO Tides................. A9 Terps squeak past Towson State in hoops. 01 Portions The are printed each day on recycled papter. The newspaper also is recyclable. Classified....................268-7000 Circulation..................2684800 From Kent 327-1883 AH other 268-5000 Twin says police aren't seeing double By P.J. SHUEY Staff Writer The summons lists Stacy Ann along with her correct age and in the attempted theft of some Keri skin'lption and a clock radio from a Revco drug store. The only the 26-year- old Annapqlis woman told was that she wasn't near the fifflsnwre the time of the Sept. 24 theft. It was her she said. Ms. a business has a fraternal Tracy Ann who has been convicted twice of petty theft. have to prove I'm not said who has no criminal record. never stolen a thing has not bsen she could not be reached tot COjmoent .The case points up a common problem for police and court offi- cials being given a sibling's birth date and address by someone caught in a criminal act. happens all the said Kristin spokesman for State's Attorney Frank Weathers- bee. Officer Randy county po- lice tfsrten the easiest .fcjr who doesn't want to be jailed for out- standing warrants. hard to come up with a birth date and other infor- mation consistently In a situation where you're being questioned by police he said. Ill minor where no one is taken into custody and no driver's license to police rely on ;