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Capital, The (Newspaper) - April 24, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland Today's Are you a 'binge see PAGE 13 Inside V Caps iced again by NY in OT. I SEE PAGE 23 Retail Ads Business 268-5000 2aa.sooo HUWELl MICROFILMS 0 tCJA 1558 MD Delightful For page 11. VOL Cl NO. 97 APRIL 25 UOOD PONT FORGET THE USED BOAT SHOW opens at a.m. tomorrow and continues from a.m. to p.m. Saturday and Sun- day at the Annapolis Yacht Balm on Compromise Street. AREA HOUSING commissioners sue the mayor. Page DINING OUT BRADBURY'S restaurant is never uninteresting. Page 39. THEATER unearths dark legacies. Page 38. ENTERTAINMENT is good dinner theater at the RUSTIC INN. Page 38. STATE A BAN ON gypsy moth erad- ication is lifted. Page 4. NATION THE UNITED States attack irm and Syria If there ible of BOATING BALTIMORE wins the Great Challenge match series. Page 33. PEOPLE The Dechess of the American divorcee for whom King Edward Vm gave up the British died today at her home near Paris at age 89. Edward had hoped to make the twice-di- jvorced Wai- ilis Warfield Spencer Simpson the Queen of Bat their romance embarrassed tradi- ttrrtiWfftt am1 flnr fhurch of England and be was forced to give up his throne on Dec. who became the FJute of Windsor when he abdi- died in The Pennsylvania-torn Mrs. Simpson had been Edward's constant companion for two years before he took the throae oo the dextfa of King George in IfM. Mrs. Simpson slipped out of England a week before Ed- ward announced his abdica- tion. The couple stayed apart svf awaited her divorce. The divorce became final on May 1937. Nine days Edward's brother was crowned King George VI. Edward and Mrs. Simpson were married Jane 3 and lived in exile LOTTERY Nonpars drawn f M pages Aarotrocementi Boating aaatifted cotasns Craarword ttatagOnt lattorUb tt M 19 19 OMtnartet ftettetBtat ....11 II Assessments may push bills up City holds line on tax rate By KEVIN DRAWBAUGH Staff Writer Annapolis property tax bills would rise next year under a budget proposed this week by Mayor CaJlahan. Although the mayor 1tas proposed keeping the current tax rate of per of assessed rising assessments would like- ly increase the average tax officials said. City pay Anne Arundel Coun- ty property but the county has yet to unveil its fiscal 1987 County Executive 0. James Lighthizer is expected to present the county budget next officials said. Callahan's proposed million spending package for the fiscal year beginning July 1986 is slightly more than this year's million operating budget. The new budget would add nine new jobs to the city's present total workforce of said William S. city finance director. No increases in city license or penalty fees were proposed. The city expecte to face additional costs of in nigbeiiprentiums for workers com- pensation liability insurance. Still higher costs are expected to be in- curred from other insurance Tyler said. Increased revenue of about is ex- pected to come from a recent raising of the interest rate charged on overdue property taxes. The interest rate hike was approved by the General Assembly this spring. Few new city services were proposed. Federal revenue-sharing cutbacks and huge increases in liability insurance premiums have forced some degree of austerity on the officials said. The mayor's budget sets aside for emergency up from this year. The operating budget is the larger of two parts that comprise the city's overall budget. The smaller million The Capital budget presented to the City Council two weeks ago by the mayor. The The Capital budget calls for spending million over the next five years including million this year on 88 separate public works and The Capital purchases. The yearly budget attracts little public response. Fewer than a dosen city residents attended last year's public hearings on the budget. Hie full council must take action on the budget before June 30. The council's schedule for budget delibera- tions includes the following key May council Finance Committee holds a public hearing. May Fiannce Committee presents budget to the full council. council holds a public hearing on the budget. June council votes on the budget. BUDGET HIGHLIGHTS Fiscal 1987 operating budget for city of million. Property tax rate of per of assessed same as last year's. million The Capital budget far public works and equipment. for a 3 percent cost-of- living wage hike for all employees. for additional police and fire department wage and benefits hikes and other reforms. for to the parking garage between Main and Duke of Gloucester streets. MOVER MANIA Former mayor's holds is an stoaal.wriea about the prominent people wboorttad to Aapapofis. By KEVIN DRAWBAUGH Staff Writer Former Mayor Roger W. Moyer walked unannounced into an Annapolis church last fall and doiens of people spontaneoaajf stood and applauded. was at the predominantly black POLITANS First Baptist Church on West Washington Street in a crowd waiting to hear a speech by the Rev. Jesse Jackson. When people noticed he was one by one they stood By the time Moyer sat nearly the entire crowd was on its feet The story gets Meyer's eyes misty when retold today. It also helps to explain why some dty politicians are nervously watching 419 Fourth Meyer's home in for signs of life. Since the emergence last year of as a key adviser in ttat successful campaign to efeet Mayor Dennis has been miming rampant. Veteran politicians otherwise known for their coofteadness have succumbed to the paranoia. Some see Moyer lurking around corners waiting to jump back into City Is planning a political come- Will Moyer's alliance with Callahan land him a cushy government Sitting on the front porch of his tral petting his dog Fido and sipping a Perrier with a Moyer said DO can assure the public that I'm not running for anything. Nor am I going to be director of the bousing authority FORMER MAYOR Rogar W. Meyw ai political graveyard is and that'a whtft I tiat a know what a political graveyard is and that's where I am.' he said. Former Anne Arundd County Executive Joseph W Alton Jr dropped by the porch that day who was one of Moyer's said hii friend should not attempt a come- back. I ever wanted to see him do was get some financial and you can't do that in public said who served a jail term in 1975 for taking kickbacks an Page CoL Spirited buyers targeted early By BOB MITCHELL Staff Writer Minors beware. If a county liquor inspector catches you trying to buy you may not get off with just a verbal reprimand. Saying he is fed up with juveniles making illegal alcohol county Liquor Board Chairman Thomas E. Riggin pledged Tuesday night to look into ways of punishing minors for such purchases. Riggin's comments came at the conclusion of a meeting of the-county Board of Liquor License Commissioners. In action the board closed a Cape St. Claire liquor outlet for five days and ordered a Crofton establishment to pay a fine or close for three days for selling to minors. Despite a pledge in 1984 by late Liquor Board Chairman George M. King to clack down on teen-agers' who make illegal minors frequently receive nothing more than a verbal reprimand from the board. Minors are summoned to appear before the board as witnesses against liquor Riggin said. The panel has oo power itself to penalise them for purchases. Charges against minors for attempting alcohol purchases must be brought in court for violators handled by juvenile be said. think the time has come for people who have liftam to have some sort of Riggin said. Liquor hoard representatives will meet with county State's Attorney Warren B Duck- ett Jr. and the county police department to explore ways of charging juveniles for at- tempting liquor Riggin said. In the panel will look into sus- pending drivers licenses of juveniles caught trying to buy or tending them to alcohol counseling. Riggin said many of the liquor store owners are 'How about They are showing us licenses and then they're denying they have licenses have every intention of going after oa CaL Study cites failings of sheriffs office CfteTI NF NELKEBGFR Staff Writer Tbe Anne Anndel County Sheriff i Dtpartmeat it by inefficiency and dnpUcation thit could be elimi- Bated wtta Internal a new rtaty has found A ladtrf vnpUcatton of scrvtoM and uudeajuatt mordt arc lii 'iimliaaaui IB a maty Indftt Offlet ataiy. wMea Tfltf manage the report ronitructive county Sheriff William R Hugfiat uid ifter being briefed on the report of the are good aoaae aren't goal Bat 111 wort wife the cutMj. They're tryteg la uvt money Tke sheriffs office provMet cotrt afeavavhafeSMkAaw transports anMBcri wtr not under tbt sheriff t direct super- vision TW prompted by Hvggint' reqvtst tot nttre viwtbcr tslattng manpower was vuf- Oakftt it feriana doties mandated ftatt accardiaf to tkt re- port. aaaaty coocloaed that taooal poaWonf are apt needed add fonat tor aoatttoaa now woald aaiy aeraetnate the carnal tngmrtaat tf avafla- QtjMtlfet AM Mv flaMpOVff i tM atttoft. m A aMpCTTlMff A JHbMM at aw iMjeaanay MBBJBI wvaan etonn ty Executive 0 James Lighthizer in The warrant-delivery service dttphratei tfee court-paper service. the two thooM be merged under one t upftrvitmr IB the piper a lack adequate retards proper of worker parfonnaaee and workkttd levels. Tbe study says that work activity ahooM bt so that tmyioyett aid asatga- nteats tan at better stonttortd. A aaperviaar ahoaM be Banted laran eavrtnaaji the prisoners to and from court Tbe appointment of two tuperri- tors would free the chief deputy robftantially more time to tboae which need immediate attention emaioyat resource in iff aunt art ojaltty control none afwtnek art naw adequately the report tays. Tat number of part-tintt sneaM bt at tf sMkntf avattattt f ;