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Capital, The (Newspaper) - October 7, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland Tuesday Pitching staffs key to playoffs. SEE PAGE 19 In Home builder shows his metal. SEE PAQE 9 About Making people her business. SEE PAQE 15 riO'JEi_L MICROFILMS r 0 BOX i558 MD Tomorrow's Warmer For see page 5. VOL. Cl NO. 236 OCTOBER 25 Cents GOOD DON'T FORGET THE LAST Midshipmen Pa- rade of the season will be held at p.m. tomorrow at Wor- den Field at the Naval Acade- my. AREA STUDENTS continue to im- prove on standardized tests. Page 27. DR. GOTT IF AN appendectomy is de- other abdominal organs also may become infected. Page 28. REVIEW A PROGRAM by the Satur- day Brass Quintet lacked depth. Page 24. ENTERTAINMENT A CAPPELLA singers and performers will perform Anne Arundel Community College. Page STATE THE KLAN can't get public rally permits if it excludes minorities. .Page 4. SANDINISTAS say four Americans were aboard a plane they shot down. Page 2. BANKAMERICA CORP. is reviewing a billion merger offer Page 3. SOCCER NAVY'S HARRY Schmidt is one of the top goalkeepers in the collegiate ranks Page 19 HOCKEY SIX MONTHS after the Capi- tals' playoff the frustra- tion remains Page 19. PEOPLE Harry Chapin's widow and children have been awarded 2 million in a tnal stemming from the singer-songwriter's death A six- m e m b e r I jury in fed- eral court in Brooklyn made the J award yes- A after ML determining negligence on the part of a company whose vehicle collided with Chapin's car in 1981 Chapin. who wrote and in the died in the accident on the Long Island Expressway He was 38 Sandra Chapin and her children sued Supermarkets for million The determined that the company was 60 percent negli so its judgment of million was automatically re duced to 2 million It found Chapin to be 40 percent negli- gent For a look at other people in the news todaj. see page 3 LOTTERY Numbers drawn vesterday Three digit Pick 4 1011 INDEX 4 sections 36 Classified Police Television Says '2 or 3' serve mids illegally Academy takes aim at bars By EFFIE COTTMAN Staff Writer Naval Academy officials yester- day charged that at least two down- town Annapolis bars illegally serve alcohol to underage midshipmen and mids who are already drunk. In the wake of a fatal accident that killed Midshipman 1st Class Andrew Paul Coffey Saturday morn- the commandant of midshipmen said that he has made repeated pleas to local bar owners to stop mids from drinking illegally. of them have been very said Rear Adm. Ste- phen K. Chadwick. But there are few of the tavern owners and operators in this area who do not do a good job of checking ID cards for people they know are he said. also concerned that there are a few who allow their in- cluding to get to Unless these bars begin enforcing the the academy may take steps to have them declared off- limits to all Navy he said. Chadwick refused to name the or bars he claimed break the law. But he said a preliminary investi- gation showed that Coffey may have been at one of those bars Friday his 21st birthday. Coffey was killed at a.m Saturday when he lost control of his car and struck a tree on Ritchie Highway on Pendennis Mount Po- lice listed alcohol as a contributing factor in the death. Chadwick said Coffey's death rocked the and dampened usually festive homecom- ing activities. But it also may serve as an example to other midshipmen who contemplate drinking and he saidt Chadwick maintained that the academy has one of the best alcohol awareness programs in the country But once outside the mid- shipmen face more temptations than m other college he said. have been with the midship- men to other campuses. In many other college the bar seem to be more concerned about checking IDs than they do Chadwick said. Lt. George director of the academy's substance abuse said he observes the problem in Annapolis by canvassing bars on weekends wearing civilian clothes. are maybe three es- on Page Col. Freeze grows hot Lamb shifts stand on building sparks firestorm By Staff Attempting to freeze building on small Council worn an Maureen Lamb last night ignit- ed a political firestorm instead. With the council's legislative clock ticking down to a Oct. 20 Mrs. Lamb announced that she would withdraw her con- troversial bill and introduce a new version with a better chance of passage. But the move inflamed south county civic many of which support the emergency freeze. They pointed out that bill changing the cutoff date from Aug 4 to Oct. would allow 77 small-lot building permits that had been put on hold to be granted. you said you were going to with- draw the Aug. 4 I felt a kind of smile went said Jim Marshall of Arundel on the one community with a number of undeveloped lots that would be affected by the bill. could tell exactly who the builders the Denying that there was any Mrs. told the council at a public hearing that she had changed her mind and would keep the old bill alive with the Aug 4 cutoff The move instantly angered builders with pending permits is one hell of a Mrs Lamb said later is something the south county has wanted for two years and nobody would on Page Col. Road bill vote delayed. Page 27. Fuel bill aid program has surplus Bv JIDI PERLMAN Staff Writer It's a cold day when the government has money to spend and no one to gne it to But that is the case with Anne Arundel County's federally funded Marvland Energy Assistance which helps low income people their utility bills The money is available but tht people said Janet Farrall local director of thr program Last the Action which administers the spent 000 to help almost 2.300 county their fuel bills About 11.000 was returned to the state Thii the state wants Anne Arundel County to reach 500 more households The agency lUelf would like a total of TOO more Mrs Fan-all estimates the state will allo the same amount this year But because fuel costs m down and other programs still have money available from last the county can afford to assist more people she said For the agency has KOOO left over from a fuel program funded Baltimore Gas A Electnc Co as well as money received through donations can afford to uke on new people UP couM have used more last Mrs Fan-all said M Page ft. Col. 1 approaching u d _ WSB onto the westbound span on tht first day of a project to repair ths HlMirioratinq deck ol the during r but will reopsn to accommodate nd traffic of eruwtrftng old City Dock facility overtaxed1 Bj BOB mil. Hrtler The showers leak Vandals deface it Office space is crampfri Tourists wait in long Imps for the Those arc of the problems plaguing the Johnson Balding at City Dock said Harbor Master Robert J MacLennan appeared to be adequate when it was built MacLenran said of the 2 story struc ture that the harbor master's offitf public restrooms and showers inadequate now Built for 000 in 197fi the building now requires and repairs that could cost Center is no match for tourists S105 000 said Vhilia-n ampSf of the Department of Public The building attract manv incud ing in need of a who need to use restrwrT and tojnsts looking information It is a central focus if a c.t on said R Ham mond R Ward 1 It takes awful lot of for whatever reason said public works officials want to undertake an extensive renovation and expansion program that could include Installation of leak proof showers to cut down on water damage. Installation of vandal proof plumbing and toilet fixtures in the restrooms Expansion of office space for the harbor master whose duties will be broadened under a waterways reform plan now bentf drafted Offices for a poiice foot patrol sub- station on Col ;