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Capital, The (Newspaper) - July 29, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland Talk of It's time to ban feeding gulls. SEE PAGE 27 Rei Bu Gil Newsroom n j -v P Z I In These workers are in demand. SEE PAGE 9 Tuesday Redact rookie Is a hit wHh O's. PAQf tie Capital Tomorrow's Less muggy For see page 7. VOL. Cl NO. 177 JULY 25 Cents iOOD PONT FORGET of Europe1' will be featured at the Naval Acade- my Band concert at 8 tonight at City Dock. For bring a blanket or chair. AREA THE CITY Council sells Wat- erwitch station. Page 27. SOUTH COUNTY A GRAND jury indicts a Harwood man for burning a Shady Side hotel. Page 8 DR. QOTT A VASECTOMY is safe and relatively inexpen- sive. Page 28. ENTERTAINMENT FOUR ENSEMBLES at Anne Arundel Community Col- lege have openingi for musi- cians. Fife 17. STATE AN ATTORNEY for Brian Lee Mid to have rap- plied the cocaine that killed Lea 1171 nil bond ii too high. NATION WORLD CHALLENGER'S astronauts survived the blait that de- stroyed the shuttle. Page a. SUPREME COURT Justice William H. Rehnqulst begins hit formal queit for Senate confirmation. Ptge SPORTS A MARYLAND alumnus urges a go-alow approach for tougher academic standards. Page it. PEOPLE Actor Ion Voight hai extend- ed a mysterious invitation to witness a prophecy by Hopi elders that would provide perfect solu- tion to continuation r of our exist- ence hen this Reading a rambling statement Volght was I flanked at a news conference by actresses Elisabeth Tyne Daly and AQy comedian Cheech Martn. Hopi elder Thomas Blninaca and others The who left Immedi- ately after Volght' s announce- were observing silence in honor of the Hopis and were unavailable for comment He said the message would be delivered on holy ground at the Hopi reservation in north- ern Arisona He didn't exactly tay when and declined to an- swer specific questions from baffled reporters He said only witnesses who wen ready to accept the mes sage would bear it For a look at other people in the Dews aee ptjre 1 LOTTERY Numbers drawn yesterday res Pick 4 111S IMDMX 4 tt pages Cateadar cohtmns Creatword PettceBMt us 28 30-34 35 M I 11-17 7 7 IT WfHST Victims decry drunk driver's court appeal ByJVDIPERLMAN Staff Writer An Edgewater family still recovering from injuries suffered in a car accident last year Is outraged that the drunk driver woo plowed into them was sen- tenced to only two weeks in jail. Rocky and his family said they were never told the defendant waa appealing six-month Jan term and were unable to to tell the judge their side of the gruesome even at the that It would ton out bli this. Drunk driven all get off Iff more a fault ol the that when It cornel to avail al the that it would out like driver.' Rocky Edgewater Information often ii beting and the system often Offlciali say that those who work with traffic cases don't take time to learn whether there art which could affect the aentence. In the Johnson no oat even knew were involved once it got into Circuit Court traffic you don't took for victims. Toe whole system for investigate ing and handling victims to not in place for- traffic that doo't Involve AsaUtant Attorney flrify Caroofi said. Lust a speeding auto driven by Frank Blankea of St. struck the rear of Johnson's ear while H waa stopped at a red light automobile new Into the struck two telephone and was crushed like an waa thrown from the car aad toapttatteed for its weeki with internal bleeding and a embed pelvia. Their a-month-oW soo waa saved by car seat. Johneon's mother broke her aad were a neek and. back brace for sii months. A former aha now H between apediuata and finds tt difficult to walk. Bar hand remaiaa par- tfally paralysed and aha facet fatart THE elation bettered to the raar and the eldo efter It Ml by dnmhen Johnson and his Leon broke eeveral months after tie accident we were fmlUtime the elder Johnson wrote in a letter to flht Cajrital District Cowl Jjidge TateBaa Gorky eeateneed Btaakea to oae year at ilaafeta appealed the aaataaee aad pleaded fatty teat Coart JajjtJaaMe C. Cavaed Jr. re- .tetwe Johnson learned ahoat the sentence from a notice in Tit Capful I hadn't read that I'd stffl be'a in Jail right Johaaon cannot imagine the constant ago- ny and disgust on the victims' and the drunk who hits you gets two weafci ta JaiL My wife epect three tinea teag in the heapttal aa he did in away with a token The system started failing tor the John- tana when the caae appealed aad sent to Ortuit Court. Johnson probably would not have been ante to testify during the appeal because of the guilty but became no one knew there were be was not evea to tabmtt e victim impact state- wakh Judges often consider before caaaotaeeeatttae little slap oa the Tehaana'a father aaM. Blame bare goes way beyond BUakea. As awea at iaaft Is ear JwfetaJ wafca aitews yeara 01 aesa VK who eafis himself laeery eaatoaeer1' wfcea tt ewtes to dnrnk aaM he waa aet aapvHed with sraeh teferaattoa aaeat Jeaaaon'i eaee. Be eaaM aet aase aad OBM agate Be eaa sa aaa amaaav sase msa any whether teferaaattea Jury indicts O'Neal Charged with boat manslaughter By JOANNA RAMEY Staff Writer Actor Griffin O'Neal was indicted yesterday for boat manslaughter in the death of movie director Francis Ford Coppola's killed on Memorial Day in the South River. A county grand jury returned a six-count indictment against the 21-year-old Beverly resident. the son of actor Ryan faces up to five years and eight months in prison if convicted. Clan-Carlo Coppola died May 28 from head injuries when the 14-foot runabout the two friends were on ran under a towline stretched between two other boats. The young men had rented the boat from the Pier 7 Marina in Edgewater. The pair had taken a day off from filming of a movie that Coppola's father was shooting in Va. O'Neal has a role IB the film. Although O'Neal told Natural Resourcei Police that Coppola was driving the witnesses interviewed afterward placed O'Neal behind the They nw him maneuver the runabout it t high between two one of which was in tow with 50-foot nylon rope. died when hli bead slammed into the back of boat teat the runabout struck the Deputy State's Attorney Gerald K. Anders had been obeying the rules of the I think the accident wouldn't have happened. In I'm certain it wouldn't have the prosecutor said. The evidence shows that O'Neal was not looking where he was going and was Anders on Page Col. Boat traffic limits use of waterway By JEFF DAVIS Staff Writer Homeowners along Broad Creek have long complained of the dangerous boating conditions on the narrow waterway. On Saturday night their worst fears became a reality when a 28-year-old Edgewater man was thrown from a boat and killed after two power- boats collided. like a nightmare come Mid one Broadview Estates resident Boat traffic has gotten so bad that many residents say they don't even use the creek on weekends But they believe the Department of Natural Resources can help by posting a 6 mph speed limit from Camp Woodland to the South River A DNR prompted by the latt is under way to determine if a lower speed limit should be Imposed A similar request two ago wai denied by the which did not a speed limit was Decenary Meanwhile reildenti say they cannot enjoy their homes with the excessive boat traffic tod i not safe said resident Anna M Page S. Col Our MY' Control epaexJevv. Refused fire call under investigation By CHU8TW1 Coaaty ftre offlctak arc at teg a fare caD last week that aoureti say the Weet Aaaapetis Fire Depart refined to beadle Tae rafasal aurka the first USM te yean K ever that a fire suttee has rejected aa eagtee can. officials TheJaeUaat at a.n oa Joly It tevatead a eaB trtaaerad ay a teaHy hesae aterm te the aa ea the Seven Wrw Wlwa the Weft Annipotii sod track were dispatched rtation refvsed to saU Utttnatelr tbt HeraM and Rtva drpartmeoti Coack departsaeot records Officials ufcd the home's system bad have been nsde aware of a prohteai tawotvtai the and H'n said U Robert Jr fire department spokes- Once firefifhtars arrired at the they toad 00 fire at lit Wrtttta aod recordi of the incident have uaaraUabie store last because of the Inretttf s The toQdry nay tead cbarfes and hearing Disctotteary actten. ranging from reprimands to sataea coaM eoarces said A voiaateer effteer and two paid ware oa duty at West Anaapolii that roorntag It U unclear whether other personnel in ftrehaD DO ouetUoo in my mind that the company should have county Fire Adninlstra tor Joseph M ConneU I're ordered a complete InvetUga and aot knowing all the facts. I becftate to say astything About 17 boon earlier Wett Ao MpoUs had respoaded a call at the save show That received at about 7 42 a m came in as a resoH of failure of the bome't alarm according to records do get these malfaecOoa but you can't ignore You've gotta ConneU said John W Smtth president of the Wett Annapolii refused to disc ass the toctdtat i a personnel matter I don't care to talk about be sstd The Wett AnnapoUa stttioa bett- ed on Jennifer Road near the Aaaaa- M Page ;