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Capital, The (Newspaper) - November 7, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland Friday Navy volleyball team is soaring. SEE PAGE 9 First-timers sweep contest. SEE SECTION INSIDE South cleans up xoa o d Newsroom Ihe Olamtal Tomorrow's warm For see page 5. VOL. Cl NO. 263 NOVEMBER 1986 25 Cents GOOD DONTP0RGET RONALD HARWOOD'S contin- ties at with per- ibrmances through Nov. 22 at The Colonial 108 East St. For call 268-7373. AREA A MAN paralyzed .in a drunken driving accident awarded but the driyer held responsible is no where to be Page 17.. ETCETERA NAVY'S navigators got lost on their way to Baltimore. PagelZ ARUNDEL ARTIST ART MOVES from walls onto furniture in an exhibition at the Pendragon Gallery. Page STATE THE MARYLAND National Guard is criticized in .an atafit George PY on terrorism today wita. Chir- ac. ANALYSTS the closing of 11 Motors Corp. plants in four states as surgery .needed to keep the nation's top automaker healthy. Page 3. SAILING CO'LfcADER America II sailed past Italia today for its 15th- straight victory in the America's Cap challenger trials. Page 9. SPOUTS OLD MILL and Southern girls' soccer teams score big wins. Page 9. PEOPLE New York Gov. Mario Cuomo called a radio show to talk about Tuesday's but identified himself by 4a Glen- dy LaDeke. The newly re-elected governor avoided the public Wednesday I but phoned WVOX in New Ro. cbeUe during a call-in radio program. His voice was imme- diately recognized a who called the station. Cuomo went on to speak as governor about the problem .of voter apathy and low turnouts. wasn't the first time Cuomo has used the Gleody LaDoke alias It's a moniker be went by during his minor league baseball days. For a look at other people the news see page 3. LOTTERY Numbers drawn yesterday Pick 4-SKI. utoex 4 lections. pages Calendar columns 23 25 6-7 14-15 5 ..........5 ......20J1 .......MS RaterUmment Otttetms McMillen clings to lead Photos by J. Henson AT ELECTIONS OFFICE Democrat Don Lamb notes his 28-vote margin CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATE Tom McMillen declined to claim victory during a over John Hammond while Cheryl and Melinda Hamilton look on. press conference yesterday afternoon in the Arundel Center. Lamb up by onlf 28 votes -fifeall holding out to end By PAT RIVIERE Staff Writer Absentee ballots in Anne Arundel County yesterday failed to change the outcomes of close races for three legislative seats and the Register of Wills. But the count cut Democrat Don Lamb's initial 153-vote margin over Republican John Hammond to 28 votes in the race for House of Delegates in District 30. Another 15 and possibly as many as remain to be counted in the race for the third seat in the Annapolis area district. I haven't thrown up Lamb told a supporter at the Arundel Center yesterday. expected it to be and I'm happy we still have our Lamb said. been nerve-wracking. I thought this would be over Tuesday To protect the anonymity of the overseas election officials held out five ballots from the three ballot styles in the district and will count them next week after the deadline for receiving overseas absentee ballots. Nineteen ballots that were mailed over- seas to district voters had not been returned by said Betty head of the county Board of Supervisors of Elections. The overseas ballots must be received by 4 p.m. next Friday. In the District 33 House of Delegates Democrat Marsha G. Perry defeated Repub- lican John Witty by a 205-vote margin. Witty had claimed victory Tuesday after unofficial totals showed him 31 votes ahead of Mrs. Perry. But an error in the totals reported to election officials put Mrs. Perry ahead by 239 votes. very pleased. It's been a roller coaster for two Mrs. Perry said. In the District 31 House of Delegates incumbent Del. Charles W. Kolod- D-Glen kept his lead over fellow Democrat James beating him with votes to Riley's George Nutwell Republican challeng- er for Register of has unseated Democratic incumbent Hazel Moreland by a narrow 360-vote according to the unofficial tally. Yesterday's absentee ballots nudged him on Page Col. By PAT RIVIERE Staff Writer A partial count of absentee ballots and a voting error yesterday narrowed Democrat Tom McMillen's slim lead over Republican Robert R. Neall in the 4th Congressional District race. Neall refused to saying he would wait at least until after all absentee votes are counted on Monday. And McMillen declined to claim victory based on his 510-vote lead Prince George's County election officials discovered an error yesterday that when corrected gave Neall 232 more votes in that county. Absentee ballots in Anne Arundel County gave Neall another votes and McMillen 918. In Howard Neall picked up 132 absentee votes while McMillen received 105. The results bring the as of this to for McMillen and 6-1.289 for Neall in the race to succeed retiring U.S Rep. Marjorie S. Holt. R-Anne Arundel But at least 661 votes remain to be counted and that number could climb higher when all the overseas ballots are returned by 4 p.m. next Friday. The bulk of the absentee ballots 591 remaining to be counted on Monday are in Prince George's where McMillen trounced Neall by a 3-to-l margin. The 4th District includes all of Anne Arundel the southern portion of Prince George's County around Upper Marl- boro and a small slice of Howard County. Anne Arundel County election officials held out five ballots from each of 14 ballot styles yesterday and will count those with overseas absentee ballots that arrive in the office by 4 p.m. next Friday. The ballots were withheld to protect the anomymity of the remaining overseas bal- lots. The county uses different ballot styles because County Council and congressional districts all have different boundries. There are 75 overseas ballots that have not been according to Betty head of the Anne Arundel County Board of Supervisors of Elections. on Page Col. Reagan veto could affect bay cleanup By EFFIECOTT.MAN Staff Writer Chesapeake Bay restoration was dealt a but not blow yesterday when President Reagan vetoed the billion extension of the Clean Water Act. local officials said The act provided million in direct cleanup funds to the bay and hundreds of millions more to reduce runoff and upgrade sewage treat- ment plants that discharge into the estuarv who favored more modest said Congress' version far exceeds acceptable levels of intended budgetary commitments that I must withhold my Since Congress approved the act few doubt that some version will pass easily next year But the pocket veto could stall clean- up efforts and lower eventual alloca- local officials and environmental experts said In Anne Arundel the act funded the last three construction phases of the Mayo Sewage Treat ment said Thomas H Neel. director of the Department of Utili- ties. But because that project is so high on state and local priority its future won't be jeopardized if feder al funds are lost. Neel said Other major county construction programs either already received federal funds or were planned with local or private dollars. Neel said county efforts to protect the bav could be hindered over as other treatment plants are slated for improvement. Neel said But unlike other jurisdictions. Anne Arundel never hanked on fed- eral grants for future construction always take the posnton that the funds are not going to be there Neel said Reagan wanted allocate bil- lion to continue the sewage- treat- ment g r i r. t program nationwide for three whirh time it would he turr.ert er 'he states Congress' version provided billion to continue the program through 1994 and another billion for states to create a revolving fund to help absorb future costs. In it meant million for sewage treatment plant construc- tion during the next eight to curb the biggest source of pollutants into the has Without the federal with- out an adequate transition period. I think the nay restoration effort ontinurd on Page Col. Most oppose feeding meters on reader poll finds V By BOB MITfHKU Staff Writer Feeding parking meters on Sun- day in Annapolis may be more popular than taxes or George Steinbrenner hut riot hy much In an unsoentific survey con ducted by The Capital. 86 percent of area residents said they oppose having to pay parking meter fees from noon until 6pm Sundays In balloting more lopsided than this week's race for governor. 277 of the 322 persons who responded to the paper's survey said the city- should not charge parking meter fees on Sundays The remaining 14 percent 45 of those who responded said the city should collect meter fees on Sundays In the City Council passed the fiscal 1M7 budget that included increased meter fees and exten- sion of meter hours to noon until 6 p.m.Sunday But the survey would have been less one sided if postcards distrib- uted bv Mayor Dennis Callahan had been included The mayor provided the ballots to aldermen. in passed them on to constituents All but two of the 84 ballots distributed by Callahan that were sent to The Capital expressed sup port for the Sunday hours If Callahan's ballots had been counted m the survey op position to Sunday meter hours drops from 82 percent to 69 per while the percentage of those in favor rises from 14 to 31 per cent Despite the results. Callahan said there are no plans to alter the new policy The survey was not conduced in a scientific manner and was not restricted to city residents. alia nan said poll as to be iudiT''iis he We- take our own jyii.s are called City meetings. he noting the ap provrd Sunday meter w.'h virtually no dissent finished business It was rto'.r months ago To participate in Thr persons were requested to 'Continued Pace Col. 4 ;