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Capital, The (Newspaper) - May 25, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland Intruder had death A2 STATE TITLE Arundel wins in S. River second best Cl Arundel players celebrate after 12-11 OTwIn. A's finish off 5-3 Cl TV O's at 3 p.m. on HTS TOMORROW COOLER DETAILS PAGE A15 THURSDAY MAY MD 35C K 1-9-9-5 It takes a very special person to be able to fly with the Angels Reporter's routine turned upside down By Lt. Cliff Blumanberg For The Capital Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Ronnie Harper yesterday straps reporter Bradley Penlston of The Capital Into the cockpit of an Hornet flown by Blue Angels before giving Mm a wild ride. The popular precision aerobatlc team wlH perform In Annapolis on Memorial Day. By BRADLEY PENISTON Staff Writer oiling an Hornet through two revolutions in less than two seconds didn't seem so hard. I just shoved the control stick over and watched the Chesapeake -Bay and the hazy sky chase each other through the cockpit canopy. But when I tried to fly failed miserably to keep the fighter jet's nose and began to fall out of the it was nice to have Blue Angels pilot Lt. Ryan Scholl in the front seat to take over. Ice-cool yet Lt. Scholl is the No. 7 pilot in the Navy's famous acrobatic demonstration -and the host on a high-speed jaunt in a Hornet's back seat over the bay near St. Mary's County. He even let me fly the bit. When the other Blue Angels perform over Severn River on Monday at 2 Lt. Scholl will man the microphone to narrate the show to the crowds gathered on the Naval Academy's Dewey Field. It's his first year of three with the and Jlis duties include narration and giving reporters back-seat rides. Bom in the 29-year-old pilot joined the Navy eight years ago when he discovered civiliauyobs weren't satisfyingrhis7est for life. Although he's a member ofofe of the world's elite flying Lt. Scholl denied that his piloting ability is anything special in the Navy. average pilots coming from the fleet. We've just got above average personnel in the he said. precision comes from This the Blue Angels practiced their show 157 times for the season's 75 he said. If the Angels look sharp in the it'sTitao because they have 100 support people like' Pelty Officer 2nd Class Ronnie Jiarper looking sharp on the ground. The crew chief has what he calls best enlisted job in the A ramrod-straight Petty Officer Harper runs maintenance on the Angels' No. 7 plane. As the crew chief of the Angels' only two-seat his.duties also include prepping civilian Page 4.2M may be swiped from Gary ByBARTJANSEN Staff Writer County Council members are consid- ering slashing million in inappropriate and ex- penses in County Executive John G. Gary Jr.'s budget. If the council embraces all of the cuts when striking a budget the proposed savings could prevent a pro- posed boost in the property tax rate. Acting Auditor Teresa Sutherland and council members spent hours yes- terday rattling off complaints and pok- ing holes in Mr. Gary's proposed million budget Council Chairman Diane R. described the spending plan as full of inappropriate and proposals. council is looking for ways to she without listing particulars. But administration officials testibf denied any proposals. cials from nearly every agency claimed that the proposed cuts were with numbers pulled out of the air. would suggest it is time to lower the said Finance Officer John R. flanked by Chief Administration Officer Robert Dvorak and two aides. The auditor's annual critique of the administration budget became a major confrontation between Mr. Gary and a council controlled by fellow Republi- with tempers flaring as haggled over ways to save money. Councilman George F. Bachman accused Mr. Hammond of saying council members were paying more attention to the November elec- tions and the news media than the budget at hand was offended by that Mr. Bachman said. media doesn't run this Mr. Hammond apologized The proposed cuts from the auditor and council members spanned 58 pages. The suggested cuts ranged from for notary public fees at the Ethics Commission to for an unstaffed mailbox where residents could send bills. A number of jobs that Mr Gary created or sought to reorganize were put on the chopping in a harsh rejection of his initial management Page Salary questioned by auditor ByBARTJANSEN Staff Writer One of County Executive John G. Gary Jr.'s cabinet members doesn't deserve his salary and several other proposed jobs should be removed from the according to gov- ernment watchdogs. Thomas C. the land use and environment earns because that was the amount he received as director of utilities when he moved to the newly created post in 1993. But .Acting Auditor Teresa Su- therland and the County Council's Atwood B. noted that the council set the top pay for the job at The council unanimously killed a bill Monday that would have offi- cially reclassified Mr. Andrews' post to the higher salary. Rank-and-file workers have con- tract provisions to keep salaries the same when moving to a lower- paying which is called But appointed and elected offi- cials such as Mr Andrews don't enjoy a similar provision in the County Mr Tate said. have no redlining he said. is no policy In Past councils continued to fund the higher salary under administra- tion budget a policy the county attorney and personnel offi- cer endorsed when Mr Andrews changed budget analyst Ray Elwell said. But Ms. Sutherland urged the council to reduce the budgeted sal- ary to the official figure am challenging the she said. Mr Andrews declined comment on the dispute Ms Sutherland and council mem- bers also recommended cutting o. Page Navy's pregnancy proposal attacked INSIDE Agnew legacy carved in stone The Naval Academy is considering a new policy that would allow midship- men who get pregnant to remain at the academy only if they terminate the pregnancy within 30 according to an anti-abortion activist Douglas legislative direc- tor of the National Right to Life Com- said yesterday that the group has obtained a copy of the proposal. Mr. Johnson said. a pro-abortion policy that says if you get it will be the end of your military career If a private cor- poration tried to do they would be Kate president of the National Abortion Rights Action called the current which dismisses midshipmen who be come pregnant or who are responsible for a and the 30-day pro- posal could force some women to have abortions who don't want to. And we oppose Ms. Michelman said. the baby or walk the as we would characterize and it's an outrageous Douglas National Right to Life are not pro-abortion we believe that women should have the freedom to make the choice All three service academies forbid students to have dependents. But the Military Academy at West and the Air Force Academy in Colora- do provide for a one- year leave of absence to allow cadets who become parents to make arrange- ments for adoption or to appoint a guardian for the child before returning to school In Adm Charles R. Lar- academy ap- pointed a panel to review the policy SOUTH The county liquor board has granted a new license to an Edgewater liquor store that had lost its old license for failing to turn in paper- work on time. B4 SEVERNA Jane Deakyne hadn't planned to close The Learning Station for another two years until her husband retired. But after smoke and water from a building fire hit her inventory of books and other education- al the decision was made for her. B6 MpafM For the Record 62 Honor rolls BIO Lottery A4 Movies. B14 Obituaries. A15 Police Beat. A15 Sailing..... C6 Sevema Part B6-7 South County B4-5 Sports Cl 7 Television B13 Tides A15 Vignettes B9 Arundel Artist... B12 Arundel Report 61 Baby Face....... B8 Calendar. A13 Capital Camera. B3 07 Comics Crossword Death Notices Editorials Engagements Entertainment Family Living 06 C5 C16 A14 05 B12 Dl-4 Classified..................268-7000 Circulation..................2684800 ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON Spiro Agnew is in the flesh and sculpted m marble and combative as ever His hair whiter and thinner but just as slicked back as when he resigned as vice president nearly 22 years Mr. Agnew returned to the Senate yester- day to see a bust of himself installed among the likenesses of other former vice presidents. The echoes of the Mr. Agnew of old were in his allusion to unnamed people who opposed his being honored in this way. The onlookers included many from his old the whom he once described as the na- bobs of and the television people those who dealt in instant analysis He was now just a thanking the Senate for allowing him to have this place in history before his wife and children and grandchildren not blind or deaf to the fact that there are those who feel this is a ceremony that should not take that the Senate by commissioning this bust was giving me an honor I don't he said The honor less to do with Spiro Agnew than tbroffice I AP photo Former vice president and Maryland governor Spiro Agnew looks over a bust of himself during an unveiling ceremony yesterday on Capitol Hill. He was elected and Mr Agnew and fact is a fact of American history None of the three senators who spoke at yesterday's ceremony men- tioned that Mr. Agnew was forced to quit after pleading no contest to income tax evasion in a plea bargain that avoided more seriow includ- ing bribery. The charges related to events during his tenure as governor of Maryland. He was roundly applauded with nary a dissent in the crowded hallway The commissioned by the Senate for portrays Mr. Agnew as he looked when he served as Ri- chard Nixon's vice president It flanks a mam door to the Senate along with the likenesses of Harry Theodore Nelson Rockefeller and Walter Mon- dale With the addition of Mr all former vice presidents except Dan Quayle whose family hasn't re- quested a sculpture are represented Mr Agnew rarely has been seen m Washington since his no-contest plea in a Baltimore courtroom on Oct But yesterday he was applauded by a crowd that included senators of both and Mr Nixon's with her Ed Cox Mr Agnew's unveiled the bust It was the second time this year that Mr Agnew's name was brought out of the dustbin of history for an honor. The former governor's portrait was hung in Page ;