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   Capital, The (Newspaper) - December 10, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland                               Chefs How to get kids into cooking. SEE PA Off 81 Kent In She's now a wrestler. SEE PAQE C1 H'_ Circulation Newsroom 268-4800 268-5000 Jibe Tomorrow's Graff cftillff For see page A15. VOL. Cl NO. 291 DECEMBER 25 Cents GOOD PONT FORGET MUSICIANS FROM South- ern Senior High School and Southern Middle School will present their annual winter -instrumental concert at p.m. tomorrow in the high school 4400 Solo- mons Island Harwood. AREA THE STATE will help buy a fireboat for Annapolis Harbor. Page Di. DR. GOTT THE SWELLING around the joints in knuckle-crackers is doe to tissue damage. Page C14. ENTERTAINMENT THE ANNAPOLIS Chorale sings the Page cm IN WASHINGTON THE NATIONAL Academy of Science Building extends unusual hospitality to visitors. Page Cll. TE STATE students are charged with selling co- NATION CIA Director William Casey is asked to tell exactly how much the spy agency knew about the Iranian arms deal. THE SUPREME Court is studying whether states may require public schools to teach cmtionism Page A3. SAILING KOOKABURRA II and Kook- aburra III post a double victo- ry in the America's Cup defender trials Page C3 HOCKEY THE CAPITALS beat the Jersey Devils. Page PEOPLE Cartoonist Brad Aadersoa has gotten real Great after 12 years of drawing the exploits of the fictional maduke1 AodefMtt saW be got his pup Manaaladae two months ago a ioog we've been thinking abort getting a Great said of Es- Calif. Maraaladee has found her way aoeae at the niscbief that bat afarnadata fa especially digs aafa fit htafft aol ffamateete ate's Resident shot enraged intruder Slaying ruled self-defense By JOANNA RAMEY Staff Writer An Arnold man acted in self- defense Oct. 18 when he fatally shot an intruder apparently intoxicated on alcohol and a county prosecutor said. Eric Ludvigsen was protecting himself when he shot Stephen an Annapolis mortgage who had barged into his home in a Deputy State's Attorney Gerald K. Anders said. An autopsy showed that Jones' blood contained .2 milliliters of co- Vote count County may be in line for new system ByTOMKRISHER Staff Writer Errors in the election night vote count may help the county elections board get funding to replace its 1950s-vintage officials said yesterday. The county Board of Supervisors of Elections was also told yesterday that its offices will be moved from the Arundel Center early next possibly to the Arundel Center North in Glen Sarnie. Outgoing Elections Administrator Betty G. Eby said the election errors are of what could be eliminated if the county went to a computerized punch-card voting sys- tem. machines are for all intent and purposes said board member Donald E. Hood. The manufacturer is out of busi- ness and replacement parts are no longer Hood said. Discarded machines are cannibalized for wfll soon run he caine and .23 percent alcohol. An- ders said that the combination of the two drugs may have affected Jones' judgment. would be feeling the effects of the cocaine. As the you wouldn't be feeling any the prosecutor said. The amount of cocaine in Jones' blood equaled about one-fifth of a teaspoon. A level of 7.0 milliliters is considered a lethal dosage. A person with an alcohol level of .13 percent or higher is considered to be too when you're in your own home you have no legal duty to Gerald K. Deputy state's attorney intoxicated to under Maryland law. Jones had followed Ludvigsen's home that eve- ning. Minutes she had seen Jones in his car on Mago Vista Road. A van cut in front of his car and he apparently became Anders said. Miss was in the right lane and continued to drive to her Oak Drive home. for some unknown An- ders said. could find no evidence that he knew her or the he said. An angered Jones ran up to the front door with her and forced his way inside. Miss Ludvigsen yelled for help and her father came down- stairs with a .12-gauge An- ders said. Ludvigsen's joined her family hi the foyer. was asked to but he lunged for the gun and a struggle with the three Ludvigsens on the floor en- Anders said. The gun discharged on the floor. At one point the daughter used an unloaded antique gun to hit Jones. But he continued to the prose- on Page Col. said. Board President Muriel G. Carter said the new system would cost about The county owns 183 of the old voting machines but needs about 500 oer so it must rent 317 from a company in Mrs. Eby She said the board must pay about per election for rental and setup of the and Mrs. arter said the cost could be avoided the new system is purchased. The county bought Ks first voting a chine in 194S and the rest were r in the early Mrs. 'n said Buying new system was dis- ced whuf the board was review- the election and talking about its 1W8 budget budget 1 but mtj Exerutne n James Lighth- will begin on Fri- Administrator Crawford d on Page Col Ptxrto by Owxgt N Umdikow COUNTY UTILITIES DIRECTOR Thomas H. still have lots of problems. Lots of things have to be FIXED UP Neel solved mess that plagued county Department of Utilities By TOM KRISHER Staff Writer When Thomas H Neel took over Anne Arundel County's beleagured utilities department in March the first problem he encountered was He found that a product of sewage was accumu- lating inside of the treat- ment plants at a rate faster than it was being were so to he said A lot of it was flowing out the end of the treat ment plants and into the water- ways The problem was a classic symptom of a county-run water and sewer system that officials concede was poorly managed and underfunded But Department of Utilities em- ployees and government officials Neel has turned the depart- ment around restoring employee cutting solving pol lution problems and making the systems financially self-sufficient didn't know it was as bad a mess as it Neel said recent- ly still have lots of problems. Lots of things have to be done The county's sewage treatment plants were producing 20 tons of dried sludge per day but disposing of eight tons in an incinera- Neel said The rest either accumulated in- side the plant and clogged the treatment process or flowed out of the plant and polluted waterways When the incinerator broke the plant operators had no place to put the compound- ing the be said Neel said he remembers talking to the sewage treatment managers and do you mean there's no way to get rid of the The Neel said taken care of when the county signed a contract with Gro Systems Inc of Annapolis to man- on Page Col. Customs outwits Flight 41 pot smugglers JOANNA Staff Wrtler At firtt tUnce the man had juit from mirftoarri didn t unuiuai to the I S inspector at Raid more WaiWikfUx International Air port Tbea affleer a rioter kook Tbe sorflkoard aactned lot Oaa IV firm boartf ate M Be Hlkal H ap board was he pokH at tt until mart uana began fptlling out It vat the ftrit marijuana hoard BWI But rt the time that tomeone of uaiog a the UnitH StjtM from After ill. this Air Jaautea't Fliffht direct between BWI tad the Ca the airline it ttaf ealtferaV marijuana and hash it vain t it woukl funnv county AkflftlDt i Barbara Skalla wonder how much gru thrmffa they don t know ibrwr Within the iiit about X Flifht 41 pastrafen aavt bMn rr to the rooaty I State's Attor ney'i Office for Skatta is aajtdtiaf ill the TW art the and lengthy terms typicafiy dbn't have a Criminal Ma. Skalla said. Oftrr dr for -tc with ihf There ire thi.sc k hnng n of thf drug Othert an wnrp ir all try to be ingemout fo avmd tKe watchful runtomi an Anne Aruavdel Coun ty grand jury indicted four Pennnvl Pgge Cat. BWI is not a major port for marijuana do know smugglers port-shop.1 it goes in WlfteWd Customs inaptetot   

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