Capital, The (Newspaper) - October 18, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland
P EVENS TECH AACC CHESAPEAKE SOUTHERN ANNAPOLIS WESTMINSTER SEVERNA PARK GLEN BURNIE IFOR DETAILS AND MORE SEE PAGES -Qvvt i .RQFILft' VOL. Cl NO. 246 GOOD DON'T FORGET THE NAVAL Academy Band will present a free chamber music recital at 3 p.m. tomor- row in Mitscher Hall at the Naval Academy. HOME OF THE WEEK MARK FRIEDMAN got so on with his at his job developing low-cost housing that he decided to build one for himself. Page 11. ENTERTAINMENT MARIAN jazz brought her own special style to Anne Arundel County. Page 15. STATE SURGEONS AT the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions have performed the first liver transplant here. Page 4. CONGRESS ALL but fin- ished its work last night after the House and Senate agreed on an billion spending bill Page 2 HOUSING construction fell 7.6 percent in the steepest decline in four months. Page 3. SPORTS THE METS are playing the Red not the in tonight's World Series open- er. Page 19. PEOPLE Rock star Prince is disband- ing The his band of the last four and is exploring a new his publicist said Friday Drummer Bobby guitarist Wendy Melvoin keyboard- ist Lisa Coleman are leaving. Bobby Z will concentrate on producing and while Melvoin and Coleman are planning to record an al- bum together and score a film that is to be released next Ms Riggs said coming up with some- thing Ms Riggs said of the reclusive Prince star of the movies and the Cherry last appeared with The Revolution in Sep tember Ms Riggs said the decision to revamp the band was made earlier this month For a look at other people ID the see page 3 LOTTERY Numbers drawn vesterdav Three-digit 593 4 7W3 INDEX 5 sections. 52 pages Calendar 12 Classified 29 51 columns Crossword 49 Editorials 8 Entertainment 15 Homes 11 Movie listings 15 Obituaries 9 Pohce Beat Religion 7 Sports 1928 Stock listings 16 Television listings 14 Otaptt Tomorrow's JVear 60 For see page 9. OCTOBER 25 Cents Police rebuff New ranks put on hold By DAN CASEY Staff Writer In a move that has angered county police administrators have abruptly halted a year-old plan to give to veteran officers. County Executive 0 James Ughthizer's administration has also relieved Police Chief William S. Lindsey of commmand two before his scheduled retirement. Officers close to the chief de- scribed the action as a in the In a farewell memo Lindsey wrote that his only reason for staying through Nov. 1 would be to see the seniority ranks imple- mented But the actions were said Francis J county criminal justice coordinator. gap between the time he announced his .ctirenicat and his actual retirement tco long a time 'We just wanted continuity of The ranks private first senior police and corporal were designed to boost morale in the Lindsey said. Under the officers with at least five years experience would be eligible for seniority which cany no pay increases or extra responsibilities. The seniority ranks were to offi- cially begin Oct. but in a letter to Lindsey Oct. county Budget Offi- cer Marita Brown argued that the program involves reorganization of the department and ce-classification of some jobs. Under the county such actions must be approved by the administration and the County Coun- Ms Brown wiote desue to Create the on fage Col. MUM'S THE WORD Pholo by J Hanson Enjoying a mild fall a pair of friends take a peek at the mums outside United Methodist Church in Lothian last week. They are Chrissy daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bierman of Tracy's and Shelly daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. Ramon McDonald of Lothian. Drug arrests praised London Towne lauds police By JUDI PERLMAN South County Staff Writer London Towne residents commend police for trying to clean up their beach with the arrests of 25 people but warn that drugs will return if the crackdown does not continue. Those who live closest to the Woodland Beach section of where police say scores of young people spend weekend and summer nights selling PCP and other say the area is too well known as a drug haven to lose its reputation so fast. will defy and be back here again. It may be a while but if they want their they're going to get said one who like feared reprisal if her name was used. they'll come back. It's a she said. The woman said she continuously finds drug paraphernalia' the day after crowds meet at the beach. pick up razor straws and cigarette papers. At night I get a strong odor of pot through my she said. come here because it's a big beach and it's a good place to she Londontowne Beach No. a large community- owned has long been known as a hangout for suspected drug users and sellers. Residents have been working closely with police to clean out the area and even hired their own security guard during the summer. A police task ending a four-month undercov- er investigation into alleged drug dealing at the arrested 25 people yesterday. Warrants are still out for six more. resident Sue Rose said when she learned about the arrests. to my knowl- on Page Col. Boat game to cause traffic jam Mids to take on unbeaten Penn JOE GROSS Associate Sports Editor Ivy League footbaH is generally not held in high retard by major college football fans Because of that opinion the University of Pennsylvania football team that plays today against Navy is not considered much of a threaf Navy head football coach Gary Tranquill isn't sine of and neither is Ed in his first jtar as Ptnc s ht._d -eh Ptiu. j.ui. u. An. uh Aiih an unblem ished 4 y int Qu according to n idKi. ihcii looibuii .uuifc than most other Ivy League schools. Tranquill has had the unenviable task of putting his Navy team back together after a crushing defeat last week against archrival Air Force. Whether or not the Navy coach has been successful in that task will be learned today The game gets under way at 2 p m at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in what is expected to be beautiful football weather Navy is hoping to have a crowd in the vicinity of at the stadium to see Navy host its third Division I AA team this season That is a mediocre crowd for but a large one for which has played in front of a total of in its two home games on Page tol. Avoid officials warn By JEFF DAVIS Staff Writer Traffic will wash over Annapolis today like a giant powerboat's wake swamping a tiny skiff. In what is expected to be the heaviest traffic day of the thousands of motorists will pour into Annapolis for the Navy-Penn football game and the 15th annual U S Powerboat Show And just about every available police officer will be working to control the potential mess Every year one of the boat shows and a football game and that's this week- said Cpl. James city police spokesman. roads are going to be the restaurants are going to be the shops are going to be clogged and the phone booths are going to be clogged. There's going to be a lot of he said The traffic deluge is expected to last most of the day as football powerboaters and the regular weekend Annapolis crowd tries to park and drive. Police have some helpful advice if you don't have to be in the downtown or stadium stay away If you're lucky enough to find a downtown parking space obey all the signs except one on Page Col. SHIPSHAPE Historic replica gets backing DRAWING SHOWS the will built By PAUL Staff Writer After a shaky start Maryland s contribution to the Constitution s BicentenmaJ celebration is picking up momentum The Annapolis bred effort to build a replica of the Federalist a mmia built to 1788 appears to be on Che road to reality The Federalist Foundation Inc hopes thtrepbca will do better than the built to commemorate Maryland's role as the seventh state to adopt the Constitution Just 15 feet from bow to the three master with seven sails sank in a hurricane only a month after it was given to George Washington The boat is scheduled to make its debut Sept 17 m Philadelphia's Constitution Day parade aod tour Maryland through I MO when it will be placed on permanent display in an as yet undetermined museum The Federalist wiU be displayed both in water and on in a wooden trailer pulled by horses The project is progressing well DOW but the chances of success were remote last says Grego- ry Stnerson. director of-the Mary- land Office for the Bicentennial of the Constitution expectations were quite un he said that's not stopping us Ideas for a celebration involving an essay contest or lecture series were dismissed because wanted a project that could to all The idea came from Jane McWH a researcher at the Hall of who traced the history of M Page II.