Capital, The (Newspaper) - October 14, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland
Tuesday Skins sign boot Moseley. SEEPAGE 19 About Teaching skill is still the goal. SEE PAGE 14 M I I _i'S GCM 1358 LAUPF Wff VMIMttWf Newsroom MD 268-5000 Jhe it Tomorrow's Clear cool For 7. VOL. Cl NO. 242 OCTOBER 25 Cents GOOD PONT FORGET THE ANNE Arundel Gener- al Hospital Auxiliary's Design- er Show House is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through from 10 a.m. to 8 Friday and from 1 to 5 Saturday and Sunday ugh Nov. 2 at Belvoir s off Generals is charged. AREA A NEW lease for the boat shows sails through the City Council. Page 27. ENTERTAINMENT THE ANNAPOLIS Sympho- ny Orchestra promises a sea- son of inspired programming. Page 17. MUSIC REBA MCENTIRE won en- tertainer of the year and her third straight top female vocal- ist honors from the Country Music Association. Page 16. STATE THE NUMBER of farm sui- 4f expected to increase. Page f. PRESIDENT REAGAN says an unprecedented arms control breakthrough with the Soviet Union is still within reach. Page 2. ELIE a survivor of the Nazi was awarded the 1986 Nobel Peace Prize. Page 3. BASEBALL RAIN HAS made chess play- ers out of Dave Johnson and Hal Lanier. Page 19. FOOTBALL THE CINCINNATI Bengals' penchant for the unusual gave punter Jeff Hayes the oppor- tunity to stop kicking himself. Page 19. PEOPLE Author James A. Michener is moving to Florida for two years to write a novel about the Caribbean basin. The Uni- versity of where Mich- ener is a professor said yester- day that he will begin using facili- ties at the University of Miami in Coral Giblei in December. The Pulltter Priie winner will retain his Austin residence and office while continuing to participate in UT the university uid Micbener used Auitin'i Bar- ker History Center n headquarters for reieirch on hii recently completed For i look it other people In the newi tte page 3 LOTTERY Nu m ben wo y rd i Three-digit 2SS Pick 4 -1111. INDEX 4 M w Calendar Qauiftcd Adt eohimni CroMvord fttttorttU Enterutatnttrt OMtutrtei Beat Utttaf i 5 29-34 to 30 11-17 7 7 THE DRUG FRONT counselors log cyclical victories in the war Weekend warrior Mother finds it tough to get off By JOANNA RAMEY Staff Writer Her odyssey into the dark world of heroin addiction began in 1969 while a junior at Severna Park Senior High where la- Mustang convertibles and upper middle-class values were considered the norm. She showed promise as an artist and her parents counted on her going to college. But she couldn't find the inspiration to assemble a portfolio and apply to art schools. As a transfer student at Severna Park she remembers feeling awk- ward and shy. At a party in Annapolis on State Circle new Meads welcomed her. They helped to inject her first dote of heroin. For the next 17 heroin became one of life's routines as she worked gave birth and kept up a facade of being one of the Her other life was one of dark used syringes and endless hours ia a heroin stupor. would always get that feeling that nothing's going to happen to me if I just do it she says. This young who lives in was arrested in June after police saw her buy the narcotic from a street dealer. The threat of going to jail finally convinced her that there was a better way to live. She stopped hustling heroin and joined a county methadone program. She agreed to talk about her habit if her name wasn't used. She also asked that details of her fami- such as the number of children she not be mentioned. want my kids to be proud of me I don't want them to know that Page Col. CwlMl HluttrdlOfi by M Montei WMMMti By JOANNA RAMEY Staff Writer Area arrests have soared since county and Annapolis police locked arms this year in a war against illicit drug trafficking. But it has become a war of short- term victories. like-weeding your front yard. For two days you don't have any dandelions. And then it rains and you have weeds all over the says Annapolis Detective T.J. Harrington. As police and drug counselors have known for battling the symptoms of the drug disease is easier than finding a cure. On one there is the magni- tude of the problem to consider. If all the people with a drug or alcohol problem in Anne Arundel County were to they would have to gather in Baltimore's Me- morial Stadium. This is based on a national Drug Abuse Administration statistic that at least 10 percent of Americans have some addiction. In this county that means about people have an marijuana or other drug problem. are not the only ones in the county interested in seeing this number decrease. On another there is Eric a county employee who heads the Drug and Alcohol Pro- gram. His goal is to educate people so they don't become addicts or alcoholics and deter those who may have just started their habits. Then there are counseling pro- grams like Open where alco- heroin and marijuana users and the like can get help. But when all else fails on those there's the police whose goal is to deter drug includ- ing drunken through ar rests and jail terms. no easy says Paulette director of Open a county agency that has operated for about 20 years Open Door currently handles about 700 clients each month in its four she says This includes about 100 people who are enrolled in a methadone program to curb an addiction to narcotics such as heroin. Yet combating drugs is not con- sidered a hopeless situation It's on Page Col. Down-home discounter tops rich list By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK Hollywood names like Merv Griffin and Dick Clark added touch of glamor to'the annual list of the wealthiest Ameri- but the richest of the rich is a down-home Arkansas retailer who knows the value of i discount For the lecond straight year. Sam Moore Walton of Ark topped the the annual Forbes migizine lift of the 400 wealthiest Americans The W-year-old founder of the Wai Mart chain of discount stores has accumulated a fortune of 5 up from 12 8 billion last ac- cording to Forbes' estimate Walton is far wealthier than any- one else on the list The two men tied for second have a mere 12 5 billion each H Ross Perot of Dallas who sold his holdings in Electronic Data Systems to General Motors Corp in 1984. was joined in second place by John Kluge of Charlottes ville Va who sold his Metromedia assets to jump from 10th place Newcomers to the list include tele vision producer and former talk show hoit Merv Griffin with 1235 producer and ageless rock 'n' roller Dick Clark at million fnhion designer Ralph Lauren at 1300 and Maryland chicken king Frank Perdue at 1200 million They join some other famous including Roy Edward Dts nephew of the late Walt it MOO vintners Ernest and Julio Gallo at 1350 million each television producer Normal Lear at cosmetics queen Estee Lauder at million and televi- sion mogul Ted Turner at mil- lion And there are plenty of Rockefel- du Fonts and Mellons Inherit ances accounted for fortunes Over 5 percent of the list represents du Pont and another 5 per cent is held Mellons and Rocke fellers There were 26 billionaires on the list up from 14 last year A Tim mum of million was needed to be included Last million was the lower reaches of the super rich The list is included in the Oct 27 edition of the magazine Among the new billionaires are Barbara Cox Anthonv and Anne Cox Chambers whose media empire in eludes newspapers broadcast sta tions and television programs including of Rich and Famous on Page Col Capital to host McMillen-Neall debate 17 Democrat Tom McMtlien and Re publican Robert Neall hive agreed to whit will likely be the only public debate between the two congretsion candidates on Monday. Oct 27 Sponsored by Cipltil-Gtzette Inc. the will be il t 30 p m. in the Center for Performiaf Arts at Anne Arundel Community College The auditorium MIU 400 and the public will be admitted OB flnt- Mrved bitii we'rt doing it at i public Mid Edward D executive editor of the news papers. who arranged the wifl Mrve a i moderator 4 will include Tom Marquardt manag ing editor Greg editorial ind Pit political all of The sud his decmon to mange the debate wu not i response to Neill'i repeated cilli for a fice to exchange between the cindi ditei ind that McMillen is one-on-one probibly the firit time since been luch interest ihown in the 4th Congreuional trict Citey hive two very quihfted can diditet ind we think the public should hive the opportunity to listen to both of them it the same time The retirement of Rep S ELECTION '86 NEALL McMILLEN 4th CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT Hoit R Aine means there is no incumbent for the first time since the district was formed follow ing the 1970 census Mrs Holt was first elected in 1972 and has won re election two yean in a district where tered outnumber Repub licini more than 2 1 The district includes of Anne Arundel ind pirts of Pnnce George s and Howard counties wint to commend both cindi ditet for agreeing to the without said A coin tost will determine which candidate answers the first question He will have two minutes to answer his opponent will minute for rebuttal and the candidate who wu aiked the question will have an additional minute for rebuttal Eich candidate will hive three mioutei for a closing i three term state delegitt from called for i structured with McMillen in September McMillen. i small businmmin who retired from profeuionil bas ketbiU IB declined to oo Neill'i term i. citing cm dkUte forums ind joint ippeannces Kbeduled for the two Forum btcomts t ovtr U.S. dtftnte. 27.