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Capital, The (Newspaper) - September 16, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland Annapolis Carver Broadneck Glen Chesapeake 3 South River 18 Severn 41 Southern 6 Sarajevo airport opens as Bosnian siege ends A2 Taste of history in south county SEE SATURDAY SEPTEMBER MD 350 A celebration of milestones Academy slates fall 150 events By MARY P. FELTER Community News Editor While the upcoming Grand Dlumi- nation will help both the city and the Naval Academy celebrate auspicious the academy has plenty more events to mark its 150th birthday in October. The schedule of fall events in- Oct. 10 for the Fu- featuring performances by the Naval Academy Glee the Naval Academy the Masqueraders midshipmen drama and other elements of the such as the Naval'Academy Drum and Bugle Corps. The presentation traces the lives of the midshipmen over the the progress of the academy and the By J Henson The Capital Ensign Brian Fitting holds a light stick In a window at the Naval Academy's Leahy Hall. On Sept. lights sticks wHI be used In buddings throughout Annapolis as part of a to commemorate the city's 300th anniversary as the state The Capital and the academy's 150th birthday. development of Annapolis. The program begins at 8 p.m in Alumni Hall. Complimentary tickets may be obtained after Monday by calling 268-6060 or 1-800-US4-NAVY. Page City to come alive with lights By MARY P. FELTER Community News Editor In Colonial before towns could be foreboding places after dark. To mark special the good denizens would get out the can- dles and light up. Thousands of waxen lights brighten homes and public buikUap to a visual symphony that wouldf dazzle residents and visitors. On Sept. Annapolis 300 Celebra- tion will present an updated version of the to commem- orate the city's 300th anniversary as Maryland's The Capital. The event Also will honor the Naval Academy's 150th anni- versary. darkness of cities after sunset made artificial illuminations a spectac- ular means of said Greg former assistant state ar- chivist. When a cause-for celebration oc- curred in Colonial the State House and other buildings downtown home to only residents often were said Linnell executive director of Annapolis 300 Thr last Grand Illumination of An- napolis was held 100 years ago to friends mourn Keefer By CHRISTINE RODRIGO StaffWriter Terry Lee Keefer was remembered yesterday as a fun-loving woman who put a priority on her family and had a strong sense of justice Family and friends who eulogized Ms. Keefer said they came to Harun- dale Presbyterian Church to celebrate her life rather than mourn her death. The body of Ms of Cog Court in was discovered Sept 7 beside a road in Howard County She had been reported missing by her David on July 30. Howard County police are investi- gating the which is termed suspicious. The cause probably won't be known until toxicology reports are com- pleted. At yesterday's the wom- an's Do- nald W. thanked county police who searched for his daughter during the 41 days she was missing. He also acknowledged the help of friends and strangers who distributed posters and merchants who displayed the posters Recalling his daughter's sense of Mr. Keefer said she was always able to find some small hint of humor in things. Earlier this Donald R. the woman's older remem- bered one humorous incident involving a birthday card for their mother. Like 'many Munel Keefer some- confused her children's names. Ai a her daughter signed and crossed out a half-dozen names before signing her he said ''Her humor reflected her deep knowledge of the people she he said. But Ms. Keefer's personality had other Her husband and several ivogtime friends remembered her strong spirit and positive outlook. guess really from a little girl she was always a caring her father adding that she also a strong sense of Jdgke KEEFER To to market 4-H'erswork on pet projects for fair auction By MICHAEL CODY South County Staff Writer The hogs are named Pork Bacon and Sausage They were raised by members of the Harwood 4-H Livestock and each will be auctioned tonight at the County for something over a pound. If tradition holds Graul's Bowen's Farm Supply or Wolford Well Pump will be the highest Didder The pork will be then stored temporarily in someone's freezer That includes Pork Chop at 235 pounds the market-swine division's grand champion But Ricky who raised the won't miss him one bit. don'i get very attached to pigs Actually 1 m waiting for him to said 13 of Lothian. While he waits the 43rd annual fair swirls around him Itincludesa carnival midwav and music a National Guard demonstration and firefighters giving out plastic brimets. There also are business and exhibits in two buildings rows tf Vendors and plentv of political types. Hie fair opens at 8 a m and closes at 11 p.m. with the livestock auction at 7 p.m The fair runs from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. tomorrow Ricky and six other 4 H mem all of whom attend Southern Middle School or Lothian .began their swine projects last May Ricky traveled daily to 4-H leader Karen Hudgins' where he fed Pork Chop a 100 percent protein product from Southern States. every ten It wu his barn for seven days. in Pork a big rump for a long loin surprise pork and nicely shaped sides for bacon In part because of the sweltering Pork Chop doesn't carry much fat He's 150 pounds lighter than last year's and in that's good couple of years you could sell a fat pig for the same mown of Mid a 4-H veteran. Thtttatwl Ptiotos ty W Trozzo The Capital Msjhts from the 43rd annual County Fair reflect on a glass Atoxa of Arnold peers In M seme IWi. Her ptaette helmet was courtesy of the Anne Anindal Professional nreflffrters Local. Owensville and Chucky of have adopted the same practical attitude as Ricky perhaps because they get to keep most of the money when the animals are sold. None expects to be a farmer. although Ricky expects to go into and Shaun hopes to live on a small farm one day Shaun didn't name his which grew to 218 pounds and placed second in the heavyweight behind Pork Chop Class winners compete for grand champion and reserve champion honors omcicjr do Shaun aid. you know you're pgng to AH top i y -f JL ANNAPOLIS 3oo A CAPITAL CELEBRATION celebrate the 200th anniversary of An- napolis as the state's The Capital. Other illuminations were held in November when the British cap- tured and in February 1752 to celebrate the 21st birthday of Freder- sixth Lord of Baltimore and the colony's proprietor. A huge celebration was held in April when the Treaty of Paris reached Maryland A picnic was held on the lawn of Charles Carroll of and the State House was lighted. Another in February 1815 celebrated the end of the War of 1812. It was one of the last Grand Illuminations. Lighting for buildings and streets improved greatly in the 19th century The Sept. 22 event will remind resi- dents and visitors of the The Capital city's Mrs. Bowen said. The evening will include the illumi- nation of many historic businesses and homes in the downtown area and at the Naval Acad- emy. Other activities include a pep rally and a procession led by the Chesapeake Caledonian Pipe Band and character interpreters in historical cos- tume. All events are free and open to the public Free parking will be available after 6 p.m. in the state lots at Calvert and Bladen streets. The public is in- vited to bring light sticks or flashlights. For call 268-3333. Safety regulations preclude candles from being used in academy windows. the academy is awaiting its shipment of light spokesman Diane Corwell-Young said Governor and Mrs. Parris N. Gfend- ening will be on hand from 7 to 9 p.m. to greet the public at Government the home of Maryland's gover- nors since 1870. Page Main St. work won't hamper city firefighters By CHRISTOPHER MUNSEY Staff Writer A torn-up Main Street doesn't spell added fire danger for downtown build- thanks to an elaborate plan worked out by the city fire department. Walking the heart of Annapolis with tape measures months fire offi- cials mapped out directions for fire- fighters should a blaze strike in any building on the top half of Main where reconstruction is taking said Battalion Chief Norman W. Davis. tried to look at the worst-case scenario and cover all the Chief Davis said. Attacking a fire in its first five or 10 minutes is crucial. By telling personnel where to the plan ensures that order will he said. better have a if you have a burning' building and five companies asking where to Chief Davis said. Many buildings on Main Street lack modern fire prevention features such as sprinklers and fire making a quick response fire officials said. Main Street's vulnerability to fire has always worried the city fire depart- said spokesman Capt. Leonard Clark with all those old build- ings down he said. The plan is necessary because Main Street is in-the second stage of a million re-bricking project. Started in the first phase from Green Street to Francis Street was finished last month. The second from Conduit Street to Church is expected to be completed by December. The department started writing the plan as soon as it had details on the re- bricking project. The which has npped-up street and scattered construction equipment prevents fire en- gines from reaching the fronts of many buildings. Fire officials counted 65 buildings on Main Street that were affected by the re-bricking plan. The downtown area was mapped out into five designated A through E The addresses in each section are included in a guidebook prepared for participating fire companies. When a fire company gets a dispatch to respond to a the crew can quickly look up the address as it heads out of the station. The guidebook lists what each com- pany is supposed to based on a pre- arranged order. The crew then looks at a a computer-generated bulletin sent to the station moments before the call comes over the radio. Matching its position in the se- quence of companies listed on the printout to the the crew goes to a specific location and carries out its assigned task. Instead of comprehending the whole a company only has to know its Chief Davis said. Along with working out specific fire officials have ar- ranged for extra equipment. In a normal call for a the department assigns a fire two a paramedic unit and a battalion chief to respond. Under the Phase II two addi- tional engines will bolster every box alarm call on Main Street Firefighters may have to carry to the fire by a process called More personnel for an easier Chief Davis said. INSIDE 268-7000 S pi Police Beat...... A9 BMWMHeWII JZf-MKi Comics............... Rsftfon........84. B8 AH OtMT Sports..............Cl-7 Editorials........... A9 Stocks..............B2-4 Television B6 Lottery.............. A4 Tktos........ A9 Portions of on ftDtt' Tnt i day o is ;