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   Capital, The (Newspaper) - August 15, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland                               Friday Coach will bank on 'skill guys.' SEE PAGE 16 A guide to wild adventure. SEE SgCTiOli IHtlDM South Officials' error Is a 'setback.' see Retail 268-5000 Tomorrow's Sunny A 90 For see page 11. VOL. Cl NO. 192 AUGUST 1986 25 Cents GOOD PONTFORGET TYRONE POWER stars in the free family Mark of at 7 tonight at the Broadneck 1275 Green Holly Drive. AREA COUNTY COUNCILWOMAN Maureen Lamb went on the attack last night in a growth- issues debate with Brad David- the city alderman who is trying to unseat her in the Democratic primary Page 15 STATE A DISCOVERY that a single neurochemical mechanism is associated with both seizure disorders and sexual arousal may eventually help in the identification and treatment of epilepsy victims and sex of- doctors say. Page 4. PRESIDENT REAGAN'S nominations of William H. Rehnquist to be the nation's next chief justice and Antonin Scalia to fill a Supreme Court vacancy are in position for expected Senate confirmation next month. Page 2. WHOLESALE PRICES dropped 0.4 percent last month as fresh declines in gasoline prices more than offset slightly higher food costs. Page 3. SPORTS THE ORIOLES amassed 17 hits last night in routing the Cleveland Page 16. PEOPLE A MAN broke his own record for living in a room full of snakes as he passed 90 days with the reptiles but his celebration was muted by the phone call from his fiancee the night be- The call was no real surprise to Juergen said Eric a spokesman for The Zoo in Gulf where Hergert is living. I bad a girlfriend and told her I was going to spend 100 days with snakes she'd dump Visser said yesterday who wants to dis- suade people from killing entered the glassed-in enclosure May vowing to set a record of 100 days He set the 90-day mark in 1983 at his snake farm in West Germany. He bad been planning to get married after getting out of the room Aug 24 The shatter- ing of those plans hasn't changed his desire to complete the 100 Visser said He said Hergert's fiancee. who had been watching over his snake farm during his ab broke off their relation ship Wednesday oight think she's just tired to taking a back seat to the Visser said LOTTERY Numbers drawn yesterdaj Three-digit Pick 4 tltt INDEX 2 28 Classified Crossword Police Sooth Television Party tied to death Mechanic cited at murder trial By JOANNA RAMEY Staff Writer A Galesville man went on trial yesterday for the 1984 murder of a young whom he is accused of sexually abusing before wrapping her body in chains and sinking it in a south county pond. A chance meeting at a July 1984 motorcycle gang party brought Gerald O'Day Goodwin Jr. and Su- san Patton county prosecu- tor Philip Caroom told a Circuit Court jury. But by the end of the Good- win turned on the Calvert County woman after taking her to a trailer near his family's Muddy Creek Caroom said. The mechanic's George refuted Caroom's claims. Goodwin would be than to kill then leave a trail of evidence for Burgess told the are very mysterious cir- cumstances in this Burgess alleging that county detectives were eager to make Goodwin the crime and thus overlooked sever- al suspects. like this are the bails for plays and TV Burgess said. has pleaded innocent to the first-degree murder charge. His trial in the Annapolis courthouse continues today. If Good- win faces a maximum sentence of life in County police charged Goodwin within a week after Ms. Patton'i body surfaced in the Route 258 west of Route 468. But he fled the area. Last November he surren- dered and has since been confined at the county Detention Center. Ms. the 24-year-old mother of two small was identified by a yellow flower tatooed on her right shoulder. An autopsy showed that she died from a beating on the back of her head. on Page ANCHORS AWEIGH A shipboarcLcrane gently lowers an spherical anchor and chain into the Severn River this week to create a hurricane anchorage for Naval Academy training vessels. Next week the Navy will finish installing 21 anchors and chains near Eaglenest Point. They will be attached to ships during major storms. firemen settle Blacks get promotion plan By BOB MITCHELL Staff Writer Annapolis will pay to a black firefighters group and begin a minority re- cruitment program under a consent decree filed in U.S. District Court. The Aug. 5 decree brings to a close a 1985 lawsuit filed by the Black Firefighters Asso- ciation and four black firemen against Fire Chief Charles W. the mayor and members of the City Council. Tbe lawsuit accused the city of discrimina- tion in employment and promotion practices. According to the the city denies it was guilty of unlawful discrimination or em- ployment practices. The document was signed by Judge James City Attorney Jonathan form- er City Attorney Frederick and Alan lawyer for the black Under the terms of the the city has agreed to implement a minority recruitment plan with tbe help of a three-member task force funded with The task force is charged with assisting the fire department in raising the percentage of blacks within the department to 25 percent within the next five years. Blacks make up 11 percent of the depart- ment according to the consent decree. In other terms of the the city has agreed Create 12 new firefighter first-class positions within the department by 1990. The city agrees as a goal that the percentage of blacks with this rank should equal the percent- age of blacks within the fire department. Recognise that representation in all divisions of the fire department is a desirable objective which should be attained when reasonably A discussion of tbe racial climate in the department by command officers and a repre- sentative of tbe U.S. Department of Justice's Community Relations Service. Hold relations when deemed necessary by the department after on Page Col. Probe eyes lap belts' role in fatal crash Seat belt use by drivers soars in Md. 2 killed in van had their seat belts on By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BALTIMORE Three times as many Maryland residents have been buckling up since a seat belt law went into effect July according to informal police surveys. Officials estimate that 60 to 70 percent of Maryland drivers now wear seat belts up from 22 percent before the law was signed into effect by Gov. Harry Hughes. seems to be the norm for states with this so we are said Jim a spokesman for the state Department of Trans- portation It made Maryland the 20th state to enact a mandatory seat belt law Since five more states have adopted such laws. have come to realize that seat belts are a life-saving said Lt. Martin administrator of the Traffic Divi- sion of the Baltimore Police Department In his Beauchamp estimated that usage jumped from 20 percent before the law to 90 percent area police are stUl assessing teat beh ise. A spokes man for tbe Annapolis State PoUce Barrack said area statistics will be compiled OB a month-It basis. on Ptft Col. By DAN CASEY And LINDA DUELING Staff Writers County police are investigating whether two elderly women killed in a van accident Wednesday died from trauma caused by lap seat belts The accident comes in tbe wake of a federal study released this week that suggest- ed lap-style seat belts may do more harm than good. Tbe released Monday by the Nation- al Transportation found that lap belts caused the most serious injuries to rear- seat passengers in 28 accidents studied The two dead women N. of and Anna of Arnold were each wearing lap belts while sitting in tbe back seat of a 1985 Dodge police said. Tbe operated by the Community Ac- tion off tbe road and hit a tree. Two passengers were killed sod the driver and a third passenger were seriously injured. A witness told county police that the drner. Jacqueline turned her on Page Col. GROUP WANTS to turn Bates high into a ce-ntor. BATES By PETER WEST Staff Writer A known Houston architect is repaying a debt for lessons learned in a Annapolis classroom Dearly half a century Joha Saunden Chaw. 61. who graduated from the segregated Wiley H Bates High has agreed to provide his services at a nominal fee to help turn the boarded op building into a community malli- purpose center at be is known to came home to huddle with a non- profit offaaiiation that hopes to rejuvenate his venerable alma mater as the Wiky H. Bates MttW-aerviee Community Complex Architect to help revamp alma mater Tbe Wiley H Bates Foundation. a oon-profit association of 50 individuals and it seeking a symbolic tt-year lease on Smithville Street property from the county government Tbe organization hopes to secure K million to million in state fundiag to refrrbith theachool Jean who sits tbe foundation's li-mewber said iajtial divettssmu vftfc Cowoty Executive 0. James LifbtMscr and Mayor Denis CaQatua abort the plan bart been eocoorafiag. got a warm reception from them she said. Callaban is otrt of town Neither be nor Ufbtttttr could be reached today. Page Cat   

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