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Capital, The (Newspaper) - May 8, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland 80 nations join to mark V-E Day with France A2 MUSSINA'S DAY Orioles' pitcher shines in his first win of the season Dl Mussina delivers a pitch on the way to a win. Disclosure forms show lawmakers took gifts Bl Capital TOMORROW DETAILS PAGEA7 MONDAY MAY MD 35C You never would have thought of them being on the Family's drug history shocks marina ByPJ.SHUEY Staff Writer When Ronald and Eileen JarvK and their six children showed up in Shady Side two years no one had any idea who they were They arrived at the end of a tow rope in a run-down hulk of a sailboat They made their home at Backyard with the whole family living in their 45 wooden craft As time they became well known and well liked in the commun ity Mrs Jarvis worked at the boat yard while Mr Jarvis fixed up his boat and did contract work Even several chil dren held other making crafts and playing nearby. Then they literally last November On their tail came a squad of agents from the U S Marshal's Service asking questions about drugs Mr Jarvis 49 and Mrs Jarvis were wanted for allegedly maintaining a marijuana growing operation on a farm in West Virginia in accord ing to officials from the U S Marshal's Service It was a shock to said Donna a bookkeeper at Back- yard who had worked with Mrs Jarvis and had gotten to know the family The effect was doubly disturbing because the allegations were made not just about what had become a local Family but a family that was liked by Shady Side residents misses them Ms Ed monds said was kind of like mourn ing when they did leave The family gave no reason for their sudden departure They had arrived saying they would make their boat seaworthy and depart aboard it Thev said they d be here for a few weeks and we said 'Yeah right Ms Edmonds said The boat was a wreck when it came in here It was a complete overhaul from the keel she said The family's story was that they had lived in Pennsylvania and had sold all of their possessions after their shop had burned They were hard-working and Indus tnous said Carl a boat salesman at Backyard Boats But authorities believe that the fam ily cultivated up to million worth of marijuana on a farm for more than a decade said Richard C depu ty sheriff in Lewis County W Va The family made a hasty escape from the farm in August 1992 after West Virginia authorities spotted the man juana plants from a helicopter and decided to raid the property The Jarvises apparently spotted the Page waltzing across the bay By MICHAEL CODY Staff Writer An estimated people took a leisurely stroll across the Bay Bridge yesterday under sunny bringing with them rolling traffic jams on both shores of the Chesapeake The 21st Annual Bay Bridge first organized to mark the dedication in 1973 of the bridge's new northern has continued by popular demand ever since The record crowd was in 1993 About participated last year. such an impressive structure when you're driving across at 50 you don't get the opportunity to look at the look at the and see the said Lori spokesman for the state Transportation Few reached posted speed limits yesterday between Annapolis and Kent Island Traffic backed up miles away on Rowe Boulevard in where the parking lot at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium was declared full at 10-40 a m The 1 wait for buses to the. walk's start proved too much for two their parents But there may even have been a miracle or two Clara of D started her trip on the Eastern Shore ma wheelchair. But it wasn't long before she was out of the chair and walking. guess I look crazy pushing it. But I love this said who with has hiked the bndge eight or nine tunes. walked when I could walk Now I'm getting across the best I can hobbling she said Jerry of two-stepped and shuffled his way to the reetheart Pi iscilla Krisman of College Walk finishers also stood in long lines by the Transportation Authority's toll plaza as they waited for buses to carry them back to their cars But neither the walk nor an 8 am run that drew more than contestants brought any major incidents other than a car wreck with no senous injuries on Route 8 in and the occasional and temporary separation of children from instructor in New CarroUton She teaches aerobics part-time figure anybody can walk We might as well Mr Hanline said. The couple also stopped for a romantic kiss at the bridge's 185 feet above the water Page Thirsty Bay Bridge drink from fountains attached to a water truck at the end of their 4.3-mlle trek over the Chesapeake Bay yesterday. some of the participants In the 21st Annual Bay Bridge Walk reach the Western Shore. The crowd some more year also brought traffic jams for much of the day. Pfiotos by George N Lundskow The Capital Sedgwlck D. Tourlson poses with the proposed cover for his upcoming book Secret which discusses the covert U.S. military operation that sent South Vietnamese agents Into North Vietnam. Mr. stands at the counter of his West Annapolis Jewelry Tiger's Eye. Area man exposes Vietnam's secrets ByJ Henson The CapKal By THERESA WINSLOW Staff Writer Sitting on a porch in West Annapo- lis sipping coffee and smoking cigar- Sedgwick D Tounson takes a deep breath and discusses the secret US military operation that he be- lieves helped to trigger the Vietnam War From 1961 to the CIA and then the Department of Defense sent South Vietnamese commandos into North Vietnam Many died on the spy missions some were executed to cover up the and hundreds more Ian guished up to 15 years in prison Mr Tounson said A retired Army intelligence officer and former chief of analysis in the Defense Intelligence Agency's special office for Mr Tour ison writes about the operation and the agents in a new book called Secret Its release date has been pushed up to July by the Naval Institute Press due to the furor caused by former defense secretary Robert McNa mara's own book about the and a federal lawsuit filed late last month seeking back pay on behalf of 281 surviving commandos think the fact that we lied to their families never tried to get them back from and tried to pre tend they don't exist is a national disgrace Mr Tounson said time of war you re supposed to kill the bad guys What happens when you try to kill your The claims about the commandos are doubted by but supported by the government's own records Page Teens face charges as adults in car chase By CHRISTOPHER MUNSEY Staff Writer Two teen-agers who rammed a police cruiser during a wild high speed chase from Easton that ended in gunfire in Davidsonville Saturday have been charged as adults with assault with intent to murder Aundra R and Chavez T of D were charged yesterday with two counts each of assault with intent to assault and motor vehicle theft The youths were being held without bail this morning at the county detention center Bail review hearings were scheduled this afternoon It's not clear how the who live at the same came to be in Easton Saturday police said still don't know if they're related said Lt Greg state police spokesman The teens will also face charges in Talbot Lt Shipley said The 45 half hour chase involved officers from nearly a half-dozen departments One of the teens allegedly robbed a woman of her purse al an Easton shopping center at 1130 a m and the woman's husband alerted an Easton police officer who was driving by The teens took off in a 1987 Cadillac that had been stolen in Prince George's County on and a chase ensued that soon moved to Route 50 State police from Centreville joined the chase in Queen Anne's County at 1150 a and nearly a dozen police cars followed the Cadillac over the Bay Bridge The driver of the car deliberately rammed the cruiser of a state trooper who was attempting a rolling roadblock on Kent disabling the car The chase hit speeds of 90 mph as the Cadillac weaved erazily in and out of traffic lanes As the juveniles continued westbound on Houte 50 past Annapolis they rammed a Plymouth Horizon near the South River Bridge One of two people in that car was treated at Anne Arundel Medical Center and released After ramming the the youths both ducked down out of sight behind the front seat When the driver Page INSIDE As the news spread that a Cape St Claire man had become paralyzed a few months people all oventhe Broadneck Peninsula leaped at the chance to help A church held a raffle A hair salon is holding a cut athon A ninth-grade social studies class is organizing a volleyball tournament B3 Virginia watermen are enjoy ing a prosperous spring as the price of Chesapeake blue crabs soar to record highs and fears that the bay s crab population is dwindling haven't been borne out A4 Navy won its second straight Patriot League baseball title by sweeping preseason favorite Army 8-7 and 23-3 yesterday afternoon at Abner Doubleday Field Dl 4 32 For parents Beginning today The Capital will feature special pages for children and their parents every Monday will in- clude a column on na- ture and fun features targeted at children On an opposite page is tive a compendium of stories on child health and other family related topics The new features appear on pages B4-5 Bioadneck C alendar Capital Camera Classified Cxnics Crossword Death Notices Ecltonals 83 Engagements A5 Lottery 84 Movies Cl Obituaries 06 Police Beat 05 Sports D5 Television A6 Tides 82 A4 08 A7 A7 015 07 A7 Classified 268-7000 Circulation 26S4800 From Kent 327-1583 All other departments 268-5000 Portions of The Capital are printed each day on recycled paper The newspaper also is recyclable ;