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Capital, The (Newspaper) - October 22, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland On Kent Police recruits learn the ropes. UOi fAM 37 o_ Chefs Restaurant chefs share secrets. side SEEPAGE 15 Dsvtnil Clouds coming see page 11. VOL. Cl NO. 219 OCTOBER 25 Cents GOOD PONT FORGET THE ANNAPOLIS Power Squadron will hold boating course registration at to- night in the cafeteria at the Spa Road entrance to Annapo- lis Junior High School. AREA PREDOMINANTLY black communities accuse the county election board of changing polling sites to keep them from voting. Page 41. CITYSCAPE _ POP What are jute and Page 41. DR.GOTT ULTRASOUND treatments sometimes help chest-wall in- flammation. Page 17. BUSINESS A PASADENA shop makes Hs own ice cream. Page 32. IN WASHINGTON THE MUSEUM of Natural History exhibits two unusual and interesting collections of paintings. 35. STATE BALTIMORE-Washington International Airport will re- tain its status as a European gateway. Page 4. The Reagan administration expels another 55 Soviet diplo- mats. Page 2. PRESIDENT Reagan signs the tax overhaul. Page 3. SAILING KOOKABURRA III and Aus- tralia IV won races today in trials for the America's Cup. Page 30. SPORTS MEADE running back Jeff Allen's success is a family affair. Page 27. PEOPLE Susan Saint a star of the CBS-TV show gave birth yesterday to a William James at a hospital in Torring- I Conn. The ac- tress' bus- I Dick I ex- ecutive pro- Iducer of 'Friday Vi- on said the child would be the last for him and his 40-year-old wife. The born at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital at weighed 8 pounds 7 ounces. For a look at other people in the news see page 3 LOTTERY Numbers drawn yesterday. Three-digit 355. Pick 4 5222. INDEX 4 sections. 52 pages Business 32 Calendar 24 Classified 43-50 columns ...........51 OoMword ..............45 ...........12.13 Eiteruinment 34.35 Food page 15.16 jKeotUlaad 37 ................27-3 35 GENTS Patient bailiffs keep all in order By JOANNA RAMEY Staff Writer Hey are the gentlemen of the county a kind of fraternity that has a waiting list to join. They are the nine bailiffs who keep Circuit Court juries in line. Justice wouldn't be the same without them. Aad at a daily the retired professionals are the bargains of county 'government. are dear jury Commission- er Norma Ford says. so confi- dent and know their Among the bailiffs' ranks is 86-year-old Harvey R. Butt a World War I veteran and radio-telegraph operator. He's the sen- ior with 10 years service at the Church Circle courthouse. There's John a former print- ing company owner from Severna Park and Bay Bergstrom of a retired telephone eonrpaay technician who at 57 is the youngest bailiff. His colleagues call him Their boss is 76-year-old Gil Who tfae bailiff corps in im aftefc 32 at the U.S. Naval Academy dry He was promoted to chief bailiff ago. too much time OB my stys of retirement. needed to take up the Painter is the only bailiff who works full- time. His day starts about 7 a.m. as he picks up the .courthouse mail at the Annap- olis post office. He then checks temper- ature in all the courtrooms and drops a newspaper at the doors of the nine judges' chambers. Part of his job is also baring. Painter is picky when it comes to Choosing bis bail- iffs. Candidates can't be aad mast how to keep Above got to be he says. that far a judge when a jury is Oftta jororsltecoffie restless when brief i _ rtlAla few J COURT BAILIFFS incfmte Oil and from Bill Joe Jim John P. fay Bergstrom and Walter J. are dear men. They are so confident and know their Norma Jury commissioner recesses turn into hour-long breaks. They are knows to straggle into the snack bar or of them are likely to go tone on you if you don't says James of Annapolis. got to keep an eye on Although the bailiffs keep a low a lot hinges on what they do. They are taught to keep but not to be overly helpful or strike up conversations with the jurors. Once a verdict was overturned on appeal because a well-intentioned bailiff gave ju- rors a A jury is not allowed to have any outside including the Court of Special Appeals rated. Another former bailiff caused a mistrial by telling a Jury that the courtroom win- Boater curbs River noise targeted By EFFIE COTTMAN Staff Writer Severn River property owners last night called for tougher laws to crack down on speeding boats on the most congested river in the state. But Natural Resources Police said their complaints might be better solved through stepped-up enforcement and mandatory boat- er education. At a meeting of the Severn River Associa- residents said the river has become dangerous and annoying during the peak of the boating season. High-performance boats that top 60 mph and that cruise the river with rock 'n' roll bands are destroying the tranquil- ity of the said Roger J. Drissel of Epping Forest. Police said they have repeated complaints about noise violations on the ly near Round Bay. Other property owners said negligent ers pose threats to waterskiers and swim- mers. They offered the following suggestions to curb boating A law banning any boat capable of exceeding the state noise limit of 82 decibels. A law temporarily revoking the registra- tion of a boat caught Violating the state noise limit. Speed limits around the Route 450 Severn River bridge and other bridges with narrow spaces between pilings. A law making a boat owner liable for violations reported on his even if police can't determine who was driving. A speed limit or ban on powerboats on College Creek. Marine police offered mixed reactions to the proposed laws. Capt. Franklin I. regional command- er of the Natural Resources said some on Page Col. Self-defense argued in trespass shooting Residents can't blindly shoot intruders Friends baffled by victim's behavior By JOANNA RAMEY Staff Writer When someone kills someone the law draws a fine line between self-defense and prosecutors say. Since July county residents have twice killed intruders at their homes in the name of self-defense. In the first prosecutors ruled that Ted Kowaleviocz was justified when he shot Charles Caine of Baltimore on July 3. Caine and an accomplice jumped Kowale- viocz outside his Glen Burnie home. The who were wearing stocking were according to county police ac- counts. During the am. Kowaleviocz grabbed Caine's gun. The revolver striking and killing the gunman. Kowaleviocz on his own property and he was approached by two armed individuals. Almost anything you could do would be Deputy State's Attorney Gerald K. Anders said. The issue of self-defense surfaced again Saturday when an Arnold man shot and killed a 34-year-old mortgage banker. Police and prosecutors haven't decided whether Eric Ludvigsen acted in self-defense or should be charged with murder in the death of Stephen A. Jones. As in Kowaleviocz's Jones was a on Page Col. By DAN CASEY Staff Writer friends and co-workers of an Arnold man shot to death following a traffic dispute Saturday are bewildered. Stephen Arthur say people who knew him was a intelligent man with a great sense of humor. Others described the Annapolis mortgage banker as a hard worker and a loving father to his only son. Jones' wasn't the type of man who would barge into a house and pick a fight. And he was too smart to take on a man with a loaded friends and relatives say. Jones. was killed Saturday evening by Eric Ludvigsen. of 366 Oak Drive in Mago Vista. Ludvigsen's told police that Jones followed her home after a traffic dispute on Mago Vista Road shortly before 7 p.m. Jones pushed his way into the Ludvigsen residence and attacked Eric Ludvigsen after brandishing a ordered him according to county police. One shotgun round discharged into the floor as the two men struggled for the gun. When it looked as if Jones might get control of the gun. Miss Ludvigsen and her mother jumped on police said As Jones fought with the two women. Eric on Page Col. New Pride Vessel to forgo accuracy for safety's sake ARTISTS DRAWNO of ft Pride. By PETER WEST SUff Writer The new Pride of Baltimore will be a safer sailing but histori- cal accuracy will says an Annapolis naval architect who helped build the original replica. re Dot rebuilding the Pride of Melbourne Smith said this morning. building a very Urge passenger -carrying ves- They're not aterested in histori cal TW aev Pride will be bigger. more comfortable and more stable than its predecessor and be licensed to carry passengers OB inland and coastal the of Pride of Baltimore Inc. announced yesterday Bat C Gillmer. the An napotu-based designer of the first schooner who wiO also design its the new ship will be safer and only marginally less au- thentic wouldn't oil it a be be visually tuthen- tic The original vessel sank in a Atlantic squall list May. taking four of its crew members with it The new ship will be called the Pride of Btltimore n living to those who were said. It will bear a after Hi name. The new and improved Pride will coat 145 more than eight the amount it cost to build fite M Ptge Cti J ;