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   Capital, The (Newspaper) - August 28, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland                               Today's Summer homes disappearing. SEEPAGE 13 Severna A plea for conservation. SEE PAGE 49 Election A guide to state races. SEE PAGE 42 Retail Ads Business Classified Circulation Newsroom 268-5000 268-5000 268-7000 268-4800 268-5000 VOL. Cl NO. MI' ROFILMb n FCiX nCTTI Mi- Tomorrow's Sunny For see page 11. GOOD PONT FORGET COUNTRY MUSIC will be featured when the Navy Band's presents a free concert at the Naval Academy's turf field at 8 p.m. tonight. AREA A GLEN BURNIE man exe- cuted an alleged partner's roo- mate who threatened to call a county jury was told yesterday. Page 37. DR. GOTT WEIGHT REDUCTION pills can pose problems. Page 19. ENTERTAINMENT is an over- stuffed musical. Page 38. DINING OUT O'LEARY's off Dorsey Road may not be worth the trip north. Page 39. STATE ATTORNEYS for Brian Lee Tribble say their client cannot receive a fair trial because of a prosecutor's misconduct. Page 4. A PRESIDENTIAL spokes- man insists there is evidence of a Libyan terrorist threat. Page 2. SAILING THE ANNAPOLIS Yacht Club's Ill-boat summer regat- ta last weekend was yacht racing at its best. Page 35. SPORTS NAVAL ACADEMY golf pro Larry Ringer won the U.S. Air Middle Atlantic PGA Champi- Page 25. PEOPLE GRAFFITI artists in Copen- spray-paint- ed the words Chi Minh side of a 727 jetliner owned by American movie actor Sylvester po- lice said to- day. whose film character Rambo is ridiculed by some Europeans as an example of crude American politics and was in Denmark visiting the family of his Dan- ish Birgitte Nielsen. In the film First Blood Part Stallone played hero who single-handedly re- turned to communist-ruled Vietnam to rescue Americans held primer since the Viet- nam when North Viet- nam was led by the late Ho Chi Mint LOTTERY Numbers drawn yesterday Three-digit 1S2 Pick 4-071 INDEX I M pages Calendar Classified Ads columns Crossword Editorials EtttrUmment Por Record OMtuftritt PottetBut Salting Serena Park 22 56-82 10 5154 11 11 32-33 4J-SO 254C AUGUST 1986 25 Cents MD Road-building proposal hit By LORRAINE AHEARN Staff Writer Charging that the county is the on traffic local trade leaders say a proposal to make developers build roads will stunt industrial growth in Anne Arundel The proposal by County Executive 0 James Lighthizer to force developers to kick in more money for road improvements will hurt the county's economic base and is ly to developers with applications already local business leaders say. a decision by the government to pass the costs on to the said Kathryn a zoning attorney and member of the Anne Arundel Trade Council. passing the buck instead of spreading improvement around through property Called block to industry growth Some critics of the proposal point out that many future homebuyers who would be affect- ed are already living in the county. But business leaders seem to agree that industrial developers would suffer more than home builders and homebuyers. demand for housing is said Eugene vice president of the Anne Arundel Trade Council. may just delay or move residential development from one part of the county to But for industrial Harvey said putting the burden of road-building on developers could drive projects and jobs else- where. industrial development the cost is a big said a civil engineer. you're in competition with a county in Tennessee and you don't even know Harvey said the adequate highways bill scheduled for a public hearing Sept. would hit commercial builders harder because these firms take longer to recoup investments. As the business community also awaits the unveiling of county impact fee legislation in the next few there is a general feeling that the future system for funding roads will be less equitable than a traditional The Capital program using tax revenues. County and state officials not appro- priated money for roads that's a way of showing a Ms. Dahl argued. no The Capital project the way there is for water and The trade council clearly recognizes the need for according to Executive Vice- President William McMahon. But he said the group objects to the methods Lighthizer pro- such Requiring the developer to calculate his project's effect on not only the nearest inter- but on the next-nearest corner as well. To get a project a builder could be faced with upgrading a major road like Ritchie Highway rather than just a secondary critics say. Using the county's own road rating on Page Col. HISTORY Archaeologists dig deep into city's past By BOB MITCHELL Staff Writer To the untrained the tiny pottery fragments look as worth- less as a shattered soda pop bottle. But to the archaeologists who dig up Annapolis looking for clues to its they could provide important evidence about an overlooked chapter in the city's history. Removed from a parking lot next to the Playhouse Theatre on Main the tiny pieces are among the historical remains un- covered this summer by the Ar- chaeology in Annapolis said Parker B. Potter one of the program's supervisors. About 50 including 18 students from the University of Maryland and 12 junior and sen- ior high school partici- pated in this summer's Potter said. Sponsored by Historic Annapo- lis Inc. and the University of Archaeology in Annap- olis received in matching funds from the Maryland Human- ities from the and additional private dona- tions to help pay for the Potter said. This summer's excavations on Main Street and at the Jonas Green house yielded a bountiful harvest of clues about the city's experts said. At the Main Street diggers concentrated on the foundations of a previously early 18th-century structure discovered last said archaeologist Paul Shackel. who supervised ex- cavation at the site The building was located near the site of a second structure built later in the century and occupied by local merchant Thomas Hyde That building re- mained standing until the 1930s The earlier built sometime between 1715 and 1720. archaeological remains are from a time that has not been recorded and may be the earliest documented remains in Paul Archaeologist may have been a a tavern or Potter said. makes it so important is these archaeological remains are from a time that has not been recorded and they may be the earliest documented remains in Shackel said Historians believe Annapolis underwent major economic changes in the first half of the PAUL SHACKEL holds a pottery fragment and a teaoof 18th prior to the city's K Potter said In all aspects of daily life were becoming more special- ized as the of the latter half of the century began to emerge. But because of a paucity of written little is actually known about life in Annapolis before 1750 this finding out about the earliest occupation was a pretty important Potter said. But digging at the parking lot would not have been possible without the cooperation of devel- oper Paul who owns the said St Clair chair- man of the board of Historic Annapolis who plans to found at site. on Page Col. SEVERAL BONE from pigs and cows were uncovered. Office site Hamlen's plan rapped By SHERRY YAEK Staff Writer Some Severna Park residents said yesterday they would chose a Mc- Donald's over a proposed office com- plex that would include a new a landmark restaurant and bar. Diane president of the Olde Severna Park Improvement told the county Board of Appeals the planned complex would invade the surrounding residential neighborhood. The project is located on Balti- more Annapolis Boulevard by Bran- dywine Avenue and abuts Monmouth Avenue. Mrs. Kecken said the fast-food alternative is preferred because it would include only the front portion of the according to current zoning. Marcv and Charles own- ers of the restaurant for the past 22 and developers Theodore Naydin and Joseph are seeking a rezoning of 1.44 acres for the complex from R5 to C2. County planning and zoning offi- cials supported the saying a fast-food restuarant is potentially more dangerous to the neighbor- hood. Roger the temporary zon- ing hearing denied the rezon- ing request in saying the complex could change the residen- tial neighborhood. The proposed complex would in- clude condominium offices for pro- plus meeting rooms and space for an area busi- ness for more than 50 years. The offices would be not rented Brandywine and Monmouth resi- dents testified the complex would worsen invade their privacy and create a domino effect in their neighborhood rezoning will then on Page Col. Lowman face off for judgeship By JOANNA RAMEY Staff Writer In a race for Circuit Court ii not a dirty word It's the only word. And like all other the number of bands a candidate shakes or bumper that voters see could make all the difference Thil year there are two judges vying for one vacancy on the nine member court in where criminal and efril jury trials are beard. Circuit Court Judge Robert H HeOer Jr. is running to keep his Job after being appointed to the bench two years ago by Gov. Harry Hughes. Unlike other Maryland Cir cutt Court can be chal- lenged at the polls And in Judge Heller's his opponent is Dis- trict Court Judge Donald M Low man Political observers say the Heller Lowmao contest is a hard one to judge could be a close said State's Attorney Warren B Duckett Jr.. a seasoned Democrat aod Judge Heller supporter. Both Judge Heller and Judge Low man are lifelong county residents and are well-known in the legal community They each have been tireless cam- attending community crab spaghetti dinners and candi- date forums. Bat for they are following divergent paths Judge who has served on the EHstrict Court for four years. tapped into his union roots to receive labor support Before becoming an attorney at the age of 39 in 1961. Judge Lowman worked on the railroad and in con struction. While attending Mt Ver DOB Law School in be made a tiring as a salesman for industrial machinery Judge now presides over noo-jury triala a what is often caDed the where such cases as drunken as- sault aod battery and landlord-ten- ant disputes are heard He prerkmsly worked as a public defender for 10 fears representiag the indigent in Circuit Court cases. M Fife Cel ftOfttftt H. HELLER JR LOWMAN   

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