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Capital, The (Newspaper) - October 13, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland day's ns observe Monday America II edges Stars Stripes. SEEPAGE 17 Your More men opt for vasectomies. SEE PAGE 12 JFE.L urcuiauun Newsroom 268-5090 Jhe Showers For sac paga 5. VOL. Cl NO. 241 OCTOBER 25 Cants GOOD PONT FORGET JOAN BARTA will discuss and Dress in Colonial at 8 p.m. tomorrow at Key St. John's College. The lecture is free and open to the public. AREA BARBARA Mikulski has a large lead over Linda Chavez in their duel for the a poll says. Page 25. ACTION LINE The Capital's consumer ad- vice column helps a reader with a faulty water condition- er. Page 25. ENTERTAINMENT THE of Bette and is about in surburban Page 14 AWAY WE GO VISIT the ST. Mary's County Oyster Festival. Page 15. STATE SEVEN die in weekend car NATION PRESIDENT Reagan re- ports tonight on the failure at Reykjavik. Page 2. THE 1986 Nobel Prize in medicine was awarded today to an American and an Italian- i American. Page 3. SPORTS NAVY AND the Redskins are and the Terps lose again. Page 17. PEOPLE Actor Richard who ad- mits he's never re- turned to his hometown of N Y Saturday to door-to-door for a Demo- cratic candi- date for I Congress the 137-year-old of 'American and Officer and a Gentle- campaigned for Rose- mary Pooler On he campaigned in the Rochester suburb of Greece on behalf of Louise a Democrat who opposes US aid for Contra rebels fighting the Nicaraguan government Gere said he hasn't been involved in politics since his college but reconsidered his position after a visit to Central America earlier this year have no long term interest in becoming involved in poll said Gere just want to tell people what I saw down For a look at other people in the news today see page 3 LOTTERY Numbers drawn Saturday Three-digit Pick 4 7ZS1 Lotto 12 M tl 37 INDEX 4 32 Classified 1 Police 1 Television 15 GOOD WILL Boat seller makes pitch for the city By ANDREA EDIE Staff Writer The annual sailboat show makes a tot of money for the the the restaurants and especially the yacht bro- kers. John president of Annapolis Yacht Sates makes sore his brokers sot only sell but act as ambassadors for Annapolis. We want brokers not only but act as ambassadors for Annapolis. one thing that bothers me about other brokers and dealers is the way triey treat non-boaters with thinly veiled John Yacht Sales one thing that bothers me about other brokers and dealers is the way they treat non-boaters with thinly veiled con- Burgreen said. who look down their noses hurt the Burgreen said aboard the spacious cabin of the O'Day where he conducted business yesterday. People boarded the O'Day 322 in a steady stream Sunday. Sailing World nominated the 322 for boat of the year for its new design by Hunter Associates of Boston. are like caves in the water. The nicest and brightest cave should win the Burgreen told visitors impressed with the open layout and contemporay interior. sailors are interested in what's he said. But with the boats lined up like sardines at the City Dock it was difficult to see the outside. Selling boats is a king process. an exception when someone walks in and buys a boat right Burgreen JOHN president of Annapolis Yacht are tike caves in the Pfmto tfy Htraon at the boat show said. usually see them eight or 10 times before making a sale. have to live with that customer for the next year and we want to make him Late in the Richard and his son returned to inspect the The from poked and opened and closed lockers and doors and asked several ques- tions it come in any other Burgreen reassured him and they headed for the bank bootn. about the color is a good Burgreen said. Ron and Darlene from wanted to buy a boat before Jan. 1 to take advantage of the sales tax and loan OB Page Col. Police strive to collar stress U.S. study urges program to deal with 'nerve-racking job' By JEFF DAVIS Staff Writer The Anne Arundel County Police Depart- ment has made greater strides than Annapolis in helping officers cope with say some city police officers The need for such anti-stress programs for of the most demanding and nerve racking of all occupations was recently echoed in a new Justice Department study Citing such findings that police marriages are among the most likely to end in divorce the study urges police departments to develop more resources to deal with officers stress In the county police department officers have a choice of seeing A psychologist proud ed by the county or the department's the Rev Kenneth Lyons suffer heart attacks and strokes more than anyone else the divorce rate is extremely high it comes with the job said Officer Richard Molloy county police spokesman it's recognaed now more than it med to be he said In serious cases such as a shooting a county officer must attend a counseling ses sion Molloy said Help also is available to members of the police department who feel stress as a result of non-shooting incidents For a crossing guard received counseling after trying to rescue the driver of a propane tanker truck that crashed in Severna Park last May The Annapolis Police Department mean does not have a chaplain but does offer officers three counseling sessions a year with a said Chief John C Schmitt have to agree that police work is very stressful Schmitt said I would also agree that people who engage OB Page 8. Col Panel growth eyed Housing board battle By BOB MITCHELL Staff Writer The battle between Mayor Dennis Callahan and the Annapolis Housing Authority could spread to the General Assembly. In a plan already denounced by one hous- ing commissioner as politically Callahan said last week he wants to expand from five to seven the number of seats on the Housing Authority Board of Commissioners. Expansion of the board will be a top priority for the city when the General Assem- bly convenes in January for its next the mayor said. Although it spends federal tax housing authority was created by the General Assembly. That means any move to expand the size of its board must be approved by state legislators. Buying he had political Cat lahtff said expansion of the board woultt bring it into line with the seven-person runs the Anne Arundel County Housing Ai- thority. seems to be a certain logic to the mayor said of expansion. Getting legislators to approve expansion should be Callahan said. see no reason why this won't sail right on Callahan wants to expand the size of the board to get rid of Arthur G. Strissel executive director of the housing charged Housing Commissioner Rev. Winslow D Shaw. strictly a political Shaw said.' wants to confront the authority and fire Mr. Strissel. It doesn't surprise Del. John C. who heads the county delegation in the House of Dele- said he wants to know more about the proposal before taking a stand on it have to talk to the mayor Astle said would be a lot of questions I'd have to get answered first The mayor has been sparring with housing authority officials since last when he called on the five commissioners to resign. The struggle intensified when Callahan announced plans to bold hearings on miscon- duct charges against four of the five commis- sioners. Board members responded with a- lawsuit charging Callahan with violating their right to due process. The lawsuit remains on file in Anne Arun- del County Circuit Court. Since issuing his call for Callahan has filled two vacancies on the board One of his the Rev. Charles stepped down to become director of the Stanton Center Two other Callahan ap- Carolyn Butler and Manta remain on the panel Any attempt to oust Strissel is a matter for the Callahan said. But he acknowledged expansion of the board would mean a majority of its members would be appointed during his administration have never publicly said Strissel should be fired That's up to the the mayor said you re asking me with the addition of two commissioners if we would then have four appointments of the I'd say you're correct Call a ban has told commissioners he wanted to oust Rev Shaw said The mayor just wants to continue to harass the bousing which is Us on Page Cot. Watchdogs vow to sniff out 1-97 pollution By EFFIE COTTMAV Staff Writer Scouting along straw cov ered slopes and water filled ri vines volunteers this weekend be gan hunting for highway pollution They searched construction cites for broken silt ponds too full to trap runoff and streams clogged with mud And while they found nearly per feet controls at interstate site near they vowed to cootin ue random inspections of the biggest earth-moving project in Anne Arun del County u a sediment control prob said Peg Burroughs of Owens ville of the construction of 97 and 6s At a workshop in Annapolis Satur Mrs Burroughs vice president of the environmental group Save Our trained a small group of citizens to become watchdogs over State Highway Administration since this is going to go on for four or five years and it could be disastrous that we better get involved in sediment control she said The SHA cime under fire in Au gust and September when it was revealed that the interstate siU west of Annapolis had been cited for repeated violations of sediment control laws Without proper the sivt land moving operation greater threats to waterways than any other development in the county SOS members said Sediment the mud that washes off construction a pollution just like oil and chemicals that come into a stream Mrs Burroughs said has been implicated as the major factor in the decline of grasses fish and shellfish said Lma of MiHersvilJe an other SOS member Soil that washes into streams blocks light necessary for plant M Page Col D since this is going to go on for four or five years and it could be that we better get involved in sediment Pag Burroughs. 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