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Capital, The (Newspaper) - August 29, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland South Waterfront prices soar. SEE PAGE 8 fun at j Sandy Point. SEE SECTION INSIDE Olhc Tomorrow's Milder For see page 13. VOL. Cl NO. 204 AUGUST 1986 25 Cents DON'T FORGET A FREE FAMILY film pro- gram will be ihown from 7 to 9 tonightat the Broadneck Li- 1275 Green Holly Drive. AREA THE CAPITAL endorses Re- publican and Democratic can- didatei running for U.S. Senate. Page 14. ETCETERA GEORGE HALEY will ride an elephant to draw attention to hit lumbering Senate cam- paign. Page 17 ARUNDEL ARTIST THE VICTORIAN era influ- enced the city's architecture. Page 11. STATE DENNIS an offi- cial at Old Court Savings and has become the sixth person Dieted for his activi- ties at the Jefunct thrift. Page 4. NATION CONVICTED SPY Jerry Whitworth was sentenced yes- terday to 365 years in prison. Ptge 2. SPORTS IVAN LENDL breezed through his second-round foe yesterday. Ptge 18. PEOPLE SINGER Jermalne Jackson blames racism for neighbor complaints about his Los Ange- les estate's huge wrought-iron styled after one surrounding the czarist palace in Leningrad. hap- pened to be outside painting one day and there were some foul com- Jackson said. Neighbors in the exclusive Brent wood neighborhood say it's not it's city code violations. The fence reaches 16 feet at its highest 8 feet over what zoning regula- tions permit one's ever said anything about the other black man in the neighborhood O.J. Simp- said one neighbor the 31-year-old brother of singer Michael said the fence is a improvement to his 1.3-acre estate In while the fence was being the city zoning board told Jackson to keep the fence height at 8 but he completed the taller fence any way while appealing the rul- ing. Earlier this the city's toning board of appeals upheld the ruling. If further efforts to overturn it Jackson said. be would probably move For a look at other people in the news see pife 3 LOTTERY drawn yesterday Three-digit Pick 4 INDEX 2 sections. 32 pagei Calendar ClMiified Adi Crossword Entertainment PotteBeat Sovtfc county Sptftl listings 5 23 -3i 12 23 1415 11 13 13 11-22 11 Sediment loss 'embarrassing' Violations delay highway work By LORRAINE AHEARN Staff Writer An interstate highway site near Annapolis where a state contractor has been accused of deliberate sedi- ment pollution was shut down five times this year because of numerous state records show. At the 35-a ere Interstate-97 site near the headwaters of the South River John Driggs Co. Inc twice violated slopwork according to Water Resources Administration records The records also indicate thai for 12 days the contractor failed to correct a problem that resulted in the partial flooding of Route 50 on Aug. 17- State Sen. Gerald who chaired a subcommittee on sediment called the situation which resulted in criminal charges against the Prince George's-based contrac- tor think it's clearly a question of the attitudes of some of these said D-An- no excuse if they're on the site every Files kept by the which is responsible for show that since the work began this win- ter the WRA and SHA were fre- quently over sediment control at the according to the following JAN. 20 The first shutdown AFTER YESTERDAY'S rainfall a plastic sediment fence next to a stream feeding Broad Creek conta'intd ordered when problems a WRA runoff from thf 1-97 con.tructlon site. inspector noted six weeks earlier cipiui pnoto had not been corrected The inspec- tor wrote that the violations likely to pollute waters of the specifically Broad FEB. 24 Another slopwork order was but workmen refused to sign it. A WRA inspector complained in his report that the contractor for the problem to get out of rather than take preventive action. MARCH 20 The WRA issued another shutdown. Tht agency in creased Its Inspection schedule to several times per JULY 23 Construction was again halted except for work to correct a list of violations When the WRA inspector returned five days he reported that a fill crew was operating in violation of the administrative order. AUG. 4 A crew arrived at work after a weekend and rather than pump out a full sediment allegedly knocked it down and allowed it to drain into a stream feeding Broad Creek. AUG. 5 The WRA ordered work to but the next day an inspector reported that crews were still at work on operations not relat- ed to correcting the complaints. AUG. 8 The WRA said 10 out of 37 problems were and the other 27 were being actively addressed. AUG. 17 Water from the 1-97 site north of Route 50 flooded part of the road and halted traffic for seven on Page Col. Murder-for-hire takes strange twist By JOANNA RAMEY Staff Writer One defense attorney calls it comedy of but when a wife is accused of hiring three neighbors to kill her prosecutors la- bel it The band of club-swinging 18-year- olds pleaded guilty yesterday to trying to kill Anthony F Nemethvar- go March 3 in his Glen Burnie home. The man's 17-year-old was convicted by a Circuit Court judge of conspiring with the three The bizarre tale began in January and culminated with with his left ear being hospital- ized for three weeks. But Nemethvargo stands by his although she is still awaiting trial for ordering his mur- her attorney Joel Katz said. She has pleaded innocent by reason of insanity. husband vehemently opposes the prosecution of his wife They are very happily married at the present Katz said according to Mrs. Ne- methvargo once saw matters in a different light In January the 36-year-old secre- tary was tired of her nusband and turned to Michael a boarder in her house for Assistant State's Attorney Cynthia Ferris said Nemethvargo was hav- ing an affair and she wanted to kill her Ms. Ferris recounting Ward's con- fession to police. After some they arrived at a price for the murder Ward then enlisted the help of An thony Michaels and Edward his neighbors on Hollywood Ms Ferris said. Donald Nemethvargo got wind of the plan and offered his the prosecutor said He sug- gested placing marbles on steps so that his father would fall There was also talk of blowing up nis car Ms Ferns said on Page Col. 61 o GO Boys give up field hockey By PETER WEST Staff Writer Although they cannot legally DC denied the two Annapo lis High School boys have decided not to try out for spots on 'he girl s field hockey team After consulting with school officials. 17-year-old seniors Matt Abruzzo and Norman Stapleton decided to give up their effort cause of the Likelihood of a lengthy appeal process think Matt and i have pretty much decided that WP re going to drop Stapleton said The boys apparently nave the con stituUonal right to try out for the girls' but the team would be disqualified from intramural compe tition if they according to a ruling yesterday While the immediate question raised by the boyi bat been an- School Superintendent Rob ert C Rice Mid the school system eventually rill have to develop 2 long term to to dc about bojri who to piay gins sports think we've done ioout at much as we can do to resolve the issue. be said this morning it petrs there arc probably still some question that Deed to be answered OB Fife Col. I Marv MATT tod Norman Staple-ton tht of will pursue tryout Drought finally ending Bv JLDI PLKI.MAN Staff Hnur is the drought of 1986 Thai upon wno s being asked Dowupours and unseasonabis K.W lures seem to mark the t-nrt land's worst drought in a With 5 inches of ramfaii Mint v. county officials are considering county's water ban next '1 think it's -But- let's get Labor Day said .lames ant director for the Depart'.. Utilities Last week officials scaled down the n hesitated to lift it entirely a little conservative. will be lifted next For the ram that badly needed came too and ihe effects f the drought still linger rain has not made big difference m term of The has been done to grams and said Tea Mootier. spokeswoman for the state Department Agriculture It will make i however in rropi planted in the yeir. such as rurumrwrs. and tweet corn she said in addition i ground is good for wheat ind hi r veiling But many still will nj.e trouble feeding their liveiuxk thu winter Dot produce enough hiy and grain this she said can't tell to whit or now inrente the deroaod will be.' Mi M on tier said may notice a short M Pine 1ft. Col n so ;