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Capital, The (Newspaper) - November 29, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland City mechanic convicted of gun-selling Dl COURT DATE Towson St. comes to town to play Mids in hoops Cl Towson at at Alumni Hall. Secrets of cooking revealed SEE CHEF'S CHOICE Bl HOWELL PD BOX 1558 LAUREL MD 20707 SUNNY DETAILS PAGEA15 WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER MD Judge's mother found murdered By CHRISTOPHER MUNSEY Staff Writer Beatrice Lippman the 80-year-old mother of Anne Ar- undel County District Court Judge Joseph P was slain in her Baltimore apartment yesterday afternoon Judge Manck was unavailable for comment this but long- time friends of the former Annapo- lis resident were shocked and horri- fied at the news. I can tell you is I feel absolutely crushed beyond words Abortion opponent jailed for silence ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON Despite a grant of an anti-abortion activ- ist from Arnold refused to testify yesterday before a federal grand jury investigating the possibility of a conspiracy behind abortion clinic supporters said. Cheryl Richardson was returned to jail for contempt of court. Four including three other abortion did testify be- fore the grand jury in according to Patrick executive director of the Christian Defense Coalition. The an anti-abortion protested against the grand jury outside the courthouse. Even though a court order pro- tected her from Ms Richardson told the grand jury she would not answer questions a matter of Mr. Maho- ney said. He said Ms. Richardson was al- lowed by prosecutors to read a short statement in which she denied pro- tecting anyone or having anything to hide. applaud her. We have long contended this grand jury is just a political witch hunt intended to keep the pro-choice who are among President Clinton's big- gest Mr. Maho- ney said. He' said his information came from those who had spoken with Ms. Richardson after the closed grand jury session. Mr Mahoney's account was con- firmed by Jayne Bray of who spoke with Ms. Richardson after she appeared. Mrs. Bray is the wife of Ms. Richardson's Michael an anti-abortion activist convicted in the 1980s of blowing up the Page late-night social and shopping fest Shops on Maryland Avenue and State Circle kick off the holidays tomorrow night with The Eleventh the area's own late-night social and shopping festival. Most of the area's 40-plus stores are staying open until 11 and the streets' business has lined up .entertainment. -There will be horse-drawn carriage the Singers Madrigal In period Colonial-garbed women strolling with baskets of and Refreshments at the various stores. In keeping with the many shops on Main Street and City Dock also plan to stay open late. That area's Midnight 1 Madness la on Dec. 7. that we're living in such a wonderful but with so much said Esther Rosen- blatt of Annapolis. Mrs. Manck lived by herself in an apartment aflngram at 7301 Park Heights Ave. Two maintenance workers no- ticed the door to Mrs. Manck's apartment ajar around said Agent Robert a spokesman for Baltimore police The employees went into the discovered Mrs. Manck's body lying on the floor and called Agent Weinhold said Mrs. Manck suffered a stab wound to the upper he said. Investigators believe she was mur- dered sometime yesterday. The cause of death has not been pending the results of an autopsy not disclosing any more facts and circumstances of the crime Agent Weinhold said. Police have no suspects. Residents use a key to get into the apartment and visitors have to ring a buzzer on an inter- com system to be police said Mrs. Rosenblatt said she got to know the Manck family when they first moved to Annapolis in 1959. Mrs. Rosenblatt's late Morris was the rabbi for the Kneseth Israel congregation in Annapolis. Mrs. Manck and her late hus- bought Stadiger's shoe store on Main Street. After her husband Mrs. Manck ran the shoe store and was a familiar sight to customers That's how Faye Lieberman of who owned The Anita Shoppe on Main got to know Mrs. Manck just so so absolute- ly dreadful. I just can't get over Mrs. Lieberman said Mrs. Manck's son was appointed to the District Court bench in 1989 She had moved to Baltimore ear- lier this to be closer to her two sisters and other Mrs Lieberman said Many of her friends last saw Mrs Manck on when she cami to Annapolis for a party was in excellent shi looked beautiful and she was havini a good Mrs Rosenblatt said. Her friends described Mrs Manck as a successful business woman with lots of activi in charitable work and devoted her family. was a young 80-year-old full of Mrs Rosenblatt Page TOUGH ROAD TO RECOVERY By Mark M Odell The Capful With the help of physical therapist Kim Lester Holland of AmwpoHs MM on an artificial Hrnb. The tanner gartaageman Is at Montebello Hospital hi recovering from a Sept. 29 accident that crushed his legs. Annapolis man determined to overcome bad accident By JOHN KEILMAN Staff Writer Annapolis garbageman Lester Holland never gave much thought to the cars that darted impatiently around his truck or followed far too closely. They were an occupational but they didn't worry him So one Friday when he was tending to cans along Riva there was nothing special to notice about the cars rolling toward him But as Mr. Holland tossed a few bags into the back of the one car didn't stop. Mr. lives in a room in the Montebello State Hospital in Baltimore. The Chevy Cavalier that pinned him against the truck crushed his legs. In the following the Sept. 29 accident .both x I T f 1. r But Mr. Holland is determined to take back his life And he's being helped along the way by his friends old and new alike. like a part of the said Darlene his boss' In the hours after the word washed through the ranks of Archie Brown Jr.'s trash removal like a dark It happened to him It could have been me have a lot of emergency lights on the but that don't make no difference to a lot of said Mr. Brown. Just fly Frank who works at the company's talked to the drivers and garbagemen on the day of the accident. told them to be he Mid. nothing ytm can tell Whet you're behind Judge Williams steppng c after 3 1 years By BRIAN WHEELER Staff Writer Saying with characteristic under- statement that time to move Circuit Court Judge Bruce C. Williams announced yesterday that he'll retire after 31 years on the bench. The judge will step down March creating a third judicial vacancy in less than a year on the county court an unprecedented turnover. Already this Gov. Parris Glendening has appointed the court's first female and black and he still has a vacancy to fill for the District Court. Judge a Millersville gave his age and a desire to try something-else as reasons for his retirement. He'll turn 65 in February and hopes to work as a private mediator was going to make a career out of being a which I and 65 is a good retirement he said. The loss of the county's longest- serving judge came as little surprise to court among whom his retirement had been rumored for the past year. WILLIAMS been a real pillar of the courthouse. He's been a judge for- Annapolis lawyer Gill Co- chran said. was a superb Known for his unassuming Judge Wil- liams quietly set many local legal benchmarks in a career that began in 1964 He started as a judge on the now-defunct People's was one of the first judges on its succes- the District and is one of few judges ever to gain a county Circuit Court seat through a con- tested election. A Judge Williams has acquired a reputation for leni- ent earning the nick- name of But several lawyers said that moniker wasn't fair Though the judge was known for preferring drug treatment over jail for Public Defender Alan R. Friedman Page Governor's school choice vow nixed By LESLIE GROSS Staff Writer State lawmakers last night re- jected a written promise from Gov. Parris N. Glendening to choose county school board members from the current nominating process candidates other governors have often ignored for eight years. a committee charged with studying school board selec- tion voted to write the convention process into binding governors to pick a candidate from a of three top vote-getters. the governor appoints seven of the eight board members based on recommendations from the annual School Board Nominat- ing Convention The eighth member is appointed by a student group. the committee of county legisla- tors voted 4-2 to change that proc- with Del. Joan D-Brooklyn and Sen Philip D-Brooklyn opposing the proposal. Dels. John R Michael E and Michael W. R-Glen and Sen. John C. voted for it. The proposal will be drafted into a bill and sent to the 18-member county delegation for consideration during the General Assembly ses- sion that begins Jan -10 A similar bill last session was but Mrs Cadden said she's sure there are enough votes to approve the proposal in the delega- tion. how things said Mrs who wants a referen- dum on electing the school board. Page INSIDE KENT Port eying bay trough again for silt. A10 WEST Route 32 upgrades start small. A12 811 A4 Bll BIO A15 Ask a Vet Calendar Capital Camera Chef's Choice Classified.... C9. Comics Crossword........ Death Oofs B12 Entertainment BIO Lottery 012 Kent Island. Bl-3 Movies 02 Names in News C8 Obituaries D10 Police Beat.. A15 Dll Sports......... Cl-6 B12 Television.. C7 A14 Portions of The Capital are primed each day on recycled paper The newspaper also is recyclable Classified................268-7000 Circulation..................2684800 From Kent 327-1583 All other departments..268-5000 _0 ;