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Capital, The (Newspaper) - August 2, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland Retail Ads Business Classified Circulation Newsroom 208-5000 268-5000 268-7000 268-4800 268-5000 VOL. Cl NO. 181 GOOD PONT FORGET THE continues at tonight with performances through Sept. 7 at the Annapolis Summer Gar- den Compromise and Main streets. For call 268-0809. HOME OF THE WEEK MCDOWELL HALL on the St. John's College campus once sat in a state of ruination before being completed in 1789. Page 25. ENTERTAINMENT focuses on human ag- ony with such intensity it is almost too painful to watch. Page 21. STATE GOV. HARRY Hughes urged a task force yesterday to take a but compassionate ap- proach to making the Universi- ty of Maryland drug-free and to set an example for colleges throughout the country to fol- low. Page 4. SWORN TESTIMONY by Chief Justice-designate Wil- liam H. Rehnquist was contra- dicted yesterday by four men who said he participated in an effort to intimidate black and Hispanic voters. Page 2. STRIKING STEELWORK. ERS predicted a bitter dispute with the USX Corp. Page 3. SPORTS ORIOLE ROOKIES Jim Tra- ber and Tom Dodd homer as the birds top the Toronto Blue 7-3. Page 13. PEOPLE FLAMBOYANT pop star Boy George said he'll have to be but feels he's con- quered his addiction to heroin and iwon't be I barred from the States. are I you watch- ing this the British singer said yesterday in an interview from London on ABC's Morning not worried about drugs any more 'cause I'm off said the who remains on unnspecified medi- cation as part of his treatment Boy whose real name is George be- came an international music sensation a few years ago with his exotic attire and makeup He pleaded guilty Tuesday to and was fined the equivalent of 1370. For a look at other people in the see ptge 3 LOTTERY Numbers drawn yesterday Three-digit 271 Pick 4 MM INDEX 4 Calendar 8 Classified Ads 2M7 a Crossword 4S Editorials 10 Entertainment 21 Homes 25 Movie ttstfafs 21 Obituaries 11 Police Beat 11 Sports U-lt Stock Ustiftfs 22 Television MICROFILMS P 0 BOX 1558 Tomorrow's For see page 11. AUGUST 25 Cents LAUREL MD PUBLIC AREA of the state archives is spacious with an airy took. Photo by Susan Stelnkamp ROOM TO ROAM New archives please the pocketbook By PAT RIVIERE Staff Writer When Maryland's new archives building opens to the public it not only will be pleasing to the eye but easy on taxpayers' according to Ed- ward C. state archivist. final change orders haven't come in but at the it is definitely under Papenfuse said. The state had earmarked million for building and any unspent monefgoes back into the state's General Fund. tried very hard to make this as cost efficient an operation as he said. CAM Construction Co. of Baltimore County began building on the square-foot building at Taylor Avenue and Rpwe Boulevard in early 1984 and on July this year the move from the cramped HallNrf Records on St. John's Street began very Papenfuse said of the new building. think it's one of the nicest public spaces in Annapolis except the State The new Hall of Records is designed to accommodate up to 60 people doing re- search. There are 30 public parking spaces for the building and more parking available at the Navy-Marine Corps Me- morial Stadium across toe street. designed it so that people would get a sense of what archives is all Papenfuse said. The storage areas are readily accessible and researchers can watch through glass walls as the staff works. Outside the photography lab is a 33 foot long by 19 foot high murual done by the photo lab employees to illustrate their work. The mural is a combination graphic of the first map of Maryland from 1671 and the printed page the first printed description of Maryland. can see what we do and how we do Papenfuse said. The old Hall of built in 1934 had spaces for 25 people to work and Papenfuse said-it was frequently filled to prompting waits for space. He said be has no idea how many people will be using the new building on a dally basis. But Papenfuse said there is no danger festtning out of space for records In tfiVforeseeable future. guess is that the way the technolo- gy is going I can predict no time in the future when we will need more storage Papenfuse said. Office furniture was moved into the new building by but the archives staff is overseeing the cumbersome job of moving the records. Colleges students are helping with the Papenfuse said. The new building has been in the works on Page Col. MSSIC heads sued million suit cites crisis By JOANNA RAMEY Staff Writer The former officers of the state thrift insur- ance fund were sued yesterday for million for allegedly contributing to last year's savings and loan crisis. The brought by the state attorney general's three county men among 10 officers of the former Maryland Savings-Share Insurance Corp. The lawsuit alleges that the officers failed to protect of millions of dollars flowing savings and loan associations. MSSIC was responsible for privately insuring the state's 102 savings and loans and keeping tabs on the thrift's finances. Among the officers named in the lawsuit are James D. Laudeman of John D. Faulkner of Davidsonville and former MSSIC Wee President Paul V. of Glen Burnie. Telephone calls to Labdeman and Faulkner were not returned. Trice's telephone number was unlisted. MSSIC's officers were nominated by the thrift industry and had ties to savings and loans. Instead of regulating the thrift the officers failed to question shaky loans that eventually led to the 1985 according to the lawsuit. Gov. Harry Hughes clamped withdrawal limits on all of the thrifts while the state set about the task of bringing order to the industry. The lawsuit states that MSSIC officers ignored warnings about questionable deals at Old Community First Maryland and loan associations. The officers ateo were negligent by jOfevtag Jeffrey Levitt to take over Old Court and for the thrift to operate without showing certified Levitt was sentenced JWy 2 10 yetra in prison and fined for steattag ffliUJoa from Old Court and another thrift He was also forced to sign all his property over to the state. The lawsuit listed Trice as Old Court's presi- dent from 1982-1983. Faulkner was the president of Community Savings and Laudeman was gener- al counsel to Chevy Midstate and Balti- more Federal savings and loan on Page CoL Utah funds frozen. Page 2. Terrorism fears boost U.S. barely were many media stories earlier in the year about how great travel and tourism would be and a lot of that was William tourism official By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BOSTON Terrorism fears and the declining dollar have spurred domestic but not as much as some reports predicted earlier this an industry group announced yesterday. Travel within the United States rose about 5 percent in the first six months of the year compared to the same period in the Travel Industry Association of America said at its quarterly board meeting The association also announced that this fall it would revive the theme from the 1960s to promote domestic travel not disappointed because we predicted 5 percent and that's what said William Tooh- president of the group. were many media stories earb'er in the year about how great travel and tourism would be and a lot of that was and now you're reading media stories that travel .is in a he said. this will be a great travel Toohey said the travel figure is compiled by the U.S Travel Data an affiliate of the Travel Industry using a com- puter program that tallies figures from the government and the travel industry along with results of nation- wide surveys. Air travel overseas from the Unit- ed States dropped 3.3 percent in the first six months of the year com- pared to the first half of the travel group said. In the fall of the U.S. Travel and Tourism Admin- istration had predicted a 3 percent decline in these but many others had predicted a far greater drop because of the fear of terror- ism. Many American and for- introduced special low fares and other incentives to counter po- tential fears of terrorism. Increased security at airports and tougher pre- flight checks of passengers also were added. bookings of international flights were down 10 percent in June compared to the same month in 1985. international air travel involves bookings months in ad- June 1986 reflected a big portion of the decline in internation- al air travel attributable to concern over the Travel Industry Association said in a statement domestic air travel rose 13.4 percent in the first six oa Page CoL Larson to command U.S. Second Fleet By EFFIE COTTMAN Staff Writer After steering the Naval Academy through three action-packed Superintendent Rear Adm Charles R. Larson was nominated yesterday as commander of the U S Second Fleet Larson. also will receive a third star and the rank of vice admiral if the appointment is con- firmed by the U.S Senate Secretary of Defense Caspar W Weinberger announced the appoint which was made by President Reagan. Larson's replacement at the acad- emy has jsot been named and DO date has been set for change of com mind The 1958 academy graduate served at the academy during a time in which moch national attention was cast on the school afl of H favorable His deetskm to allow football star NafMmn MeCsDan to stay an extra semester bronfbt mixed response from Navy yimsMil and civilians. While aomt tattered the campus its commitment to military Larson defeated to retarn to McCalhun some of the benefits that he brought the school During the past the academy held its first court martial in dec- ades after a student was charged with theft from a campus store Larson's decision to expel a senior charged with drug use was over- turned by the secretary of the Navy But reconfirme-d his commit- ment to the stepped up drug testing program he instituted this year A sex scandal also shook the normally staid campus this resulting in the expulsion or resigns tions of five midshipmen. Despite these a record number of applicants sought admission for the fall class And the academy basked in the national limelight shed oo its athletic pro gram when the varsity basketball team advanced to the regional finals of the NCAA championship tourna- ment. Also during his tenure. Larson instituted tougher military kad- ership standards for the students And the school expanded its scho- lastic programs and began efforts to equip each stndeat with a computer booked Into an elaborate campus- Teen school board member in limbo REAR ADM. CHARLES LARSON lonvinQ ncnoemy If his appointment is be will be responsible for one of the four major fleets in the Navy At commander of the Second Fleet in Va be wffl be responsi- ble for naval operations in the Atlan- tic Ocean well the Pacific Ocean around Sooth America. Bertdes defendtaf the the Second Fleet has a major responsi- bility for training maritime battle forces and battle croups in sea- fighting skills The training includes a series of at-sea exercises in which and surface ante trait ta aota offensive aad linfamiUi rains. By PETER WEST Staff Writer K Heather Stephens says she is but not infinitely so Ifiss technically is the newest student member of the county school hoard Miss a senior at Broad neck High holds a presti gious poit as the only student member In the and possibly the with full voting status She was elected to the eight-mem- ber body in April over two highly qualified candidates in a poll of members of the Chesapeake Region- al Association of Student Councils Mist said she was com fortabte among her colleagues when the sat through the last meeting in early July She was able to hot not vote She saM she will attend its next session on Wednesday But until Gov Harry R. Hnfhes acts to confirm her appoint- she is hut another student. Hafbes was expected to confirm the nomination of Patricia 41. of Croftna as tht newest member late last month Bt has fit to do so And be has yet to officially designate Miss Stephens as the student member. Mrs Huecker's appointment has been challenged by the local chapter of the National Association of tat Advancement of Colored which claims Hughes should appoint a black man to fill the vacant seat The NAACP would like to set Joseph S Belt a 15-year-old Gambrills appointed to tat all-white board Belt was the second-place candi- date at the county School Board Nominating trailing Mrs Hoecker by more than MO votes in the quest for the five-year term But Jean president of coun- ty NAACP presented with a petition beartaf tat signatures of 700 county residents who support Belt as board member There is precedent for a noa-fimt place finisher being named Last year Hngkes appointed Dorothy Can. a seventh place treat Lothian The rortnior said ate ston was based en anai far geographic representation on the board. The NAACP has tnrMtaand paattc Cat
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