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Capital, The (Newspaper) - October 28, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland In Shop represents a bygone era SEE PAGE 13 About flie police staff dwindles to 2. SEE PACE 18 HOI JELL MICROFILMS P 0 BOX 1558 LAUPEL ZOO-OUUO hD Tomorrow's Pleasant For see page 11. VOL. Cl NO. 254 OCTOBER 25 Cents DON'T FORGET REPRESENTATIVES of more than 125 colleges and will be available to prospective students at the ege fair at 7 tonight at aeck High 1265 r Urive. THE HELICOPTERS recom- mended to replace the state's medevac fleet may not be the best says a critic. Page 33. GOTT TONSILLECTOMY is a mat- ter of taste. Page 5. ENTERTAINMENT CHILDREN'S entertainer Raff i will perform in Annapolis Saturday. Page 2ff. STATE FEDERAL investigators are probing the law firm of state Sen. Clarence Mitchell HI. Page 4. spy wanted the United officials say. Page -.THE FAA is getting tpngh with pilots -of planes. SPORTS THE REDSKINS fall to the f New York Giants. Page 21. I PEOPLE I SHERMAN the fiin- ty Yankee who served as Dwight Eisenhower's counse- lor and wielded so much power in the White House that he- was known at. died yester- day at age 87. Adams _________took charge of the country's affairs during Eisenhower's hospitalization for a heart attack in 1955. A 'lew years Ad- ams fen from power when he resigned after it was learned be had accepted expensive including a vicuna from an industrialist A former Republican speak- er of the New Hampshire House and member of Con- Adams was governor when he engineered Eisenhow- er's victories in the 1952 New Hampshire presidential pri- mary and in the general elec- tion During Eisenhower's hospi- Ulization a committee of top- ranking officials ran the coun- try with in president n thing but Jkarac. Eisenhower called Ad- ams Boss For a at other people in the new see page J LOTTERY Threr draw- vesterday Photos by J Hpnson DEMOCRAT Tom McMillan makes a point while his Republican Bob listens during last night's debate. Neall trade jabs Personal attacks spice congressional candidates' debate By EFFIE COTTMAN Staff Writer Like two sparring the candidates for the 4th Congressional District seat ex- changed pointed personal attacks and sharp- ly contrasting opinions last night in the only formal debate of the campaign. Covering a wide-ranging array of foreign and domestic Democrat Tom McMil- len and Republican Robert Neall generally split along party lines. McMillen took a position as a leader df human rights and the environment capable of working closely with the leadership crfjthe U S House of Representatives. Neall called for fiscal conservatism and a strong national defense and said his govern- ment experience would make him a champi- on of constituent services. The which some pollster's say is too close to will determine whether McMil- a Crofton businessman and former professional basketball or a 12-year state delegate from replaces retiring Rep. Marjone S R- Anne Arundel. __ More than 400 people missed the World Series and the Redskins-Giants game on Monday Night Football to attend the debate sponsored by the Capital-Gazette Newspa- pers at Anne Arundel Community College Much of the crowd sported campaign buttons- and apparently drew their alle- giances long before the debate. With a week left before the Nov. 4 the candidates met for the first time under formal debate conditions. They gave timed responses to questions posed by a panel of two newspaper editors and a reporter. They also had a chance to rebut each other's responses and were al- lowed brief closing remarks to summarize their positions. On domestic McMillen blasted his on Page Col. Our Schaefer for Mikulski for U.S. Senate. Page 10. MORE THAN 400 people packed a hall at the college for the debate. At the extreme right is retiring Rep. Marjorie S. Holt. Study details tourist Annapolis not just side trip By LORRAINE AHEARN Staff Writer County tourism officials have found Mr. Right. He is hi his makes more than a reads The New York and lives in Pennsylvania. according to a study released he visits Annapolis as a primary destination rather than just a side trip between and Balti- more This tourist emerged from a hotel guest survey the county commis- sioned to guide its future tourism market- ing campaign. The results gathered by the Center for the Study of Local Policy based at Anne Arundel County Community held several surprises for tourism offi- cials Particularly intriguing was the fact that more than 77 percent of those surveyed said Annapolis was their primary destina- officials said. was surprised it was that high we're very conscious of being in between two major said Lissa marketing coordinator for the Office of Economic Development we've been seeing ourselves as less than we are Eager to nurture an industry that led all of Maryland's counties last year generating an estimated billion and jobs officials took note of a number of other findings 18 percent of the overnight guests responding were from giv- ing new meaning to the Keystone state's license plate Got a Friend in Pennsylvania This was fol- lowed by 16 percent from Maryland and 15 percent from 397 percent came for and 27.3 percent for The majority stayed two or on Page Col. Gott's Court backed for bus terminal Bj BOB MITCHELL Staff Writer It s gotta be Gott's Court Bringing the search for a bus terminal site to an the City Council last night endorsed putting the facility sought by the Mass Transit Authority behind the Arun del Center On a voice the council passed a resolution co sponsored Alderman Ruth Gray. R Ward and Mayor Dennis Callahan that supports selection of the Gott's site an ad hoc committee led by Mrs Gray As a result of the MTA officials will meet with city repre sentatives to begin planning for the transit said Kenneth Goon MTA director of planning Now used as a surface parking lot Gott's Court is located between Cal vert. Northwest and West streets The bus terminal could be open and ready for business in about two but no timetable for construe lion has been established. Goon said haven't done an.v detailed he said The facility will be built as part of a five year plan bv MTA to improve bus service between Bal timore and surrounding ccmmuni ties Plans call for the terminal to share the Gott's site with a proposed million parking garage viewed as a key element in efforts to revitalize inner ttest Street Responding to queries from Alder man John R Hammond R Ward 1 Goon said the state is prepared to for the entire cost of the bus terminal which could range between 5 and S3 million MTA can definitely cover 100 percent of the cost of the transit center. Goon said Endorsement of the Gott s site should not be used the city as an excuse to amend zoning laws limit ing building heights in the block Hammond said I don t want adoption of this on Page Col THE LOCATION of Gott's Court STEADFAST Wobensmith teas a pillar for the hoard of ed JOHN C. WOBENSMITH Ends dtcwto of By PETER HEST Staff Writer F ormer county school board mem her John C Wobensmith claims the public trusts the county Board of Education more than it did when he first appointed Dearly a decade ago felt that the ipubbc was not being listened to wry well said Wobensmith. a nine year veteran no question that the board bat changed over the years a resident of South gate resigned in August SPOTLIGHT ON PEOPLE several of completing a second five year term to accept Gov Ham R appointment to the Board of Trustees for State Universities and Colleges Although life hasn t ground to a halt m the two months since he it gotten less hectic general throttling back in the activity level he said And there isn t a inch thick packet of paper to read weekend Looking back on the board in the 1970s he said willingness to listen to an attribute helped Wobensmith win an appointment to the t-ounty board has bridged the gap between the public and employ at the board's Riva Road head- quarters Board members are political ap- pointees but they also are accounta- ble to the public through the Wobensmith said ftt ;