Capital, The (Newspaper) - September 20, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland
t fcfeOADNECK ST. MARY'S MEADE ANNAPOUS SEVERN SPALOING SOUTH RIVER DULANEY HOWELL MICROFILMS P 0 BOX 1558 FOR DETAILS AND MORI SM PAQM AND 17.1 LAUREL UldUUM Newsroom MD 20707 aeMooo he Capital Tomorrow's For see 11. VOL. Cl NO. 222 SEPTEMBER 15 Cents GOOb POUT FORGET ART food and class registra- tion are included in the nic With the from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at Mary- land Hall for the Creative Constitution Avenue and Greenfield Street. HOME OF THE WEEK THE MASONIC Temple on Conduit Street is one of the most visible 18th century build- ings in yet relative- ly little is known about its history. Page 25. STATE Many members of the Mary- land delegation to the U.S. House are torn over how to vote on the tax-overhaul bill that comes to the floor next week. Page 4. President Reagan sum- moned Soviet Foreign Minister Eduard A. Shevardnadze to the strength of his about the confine- ment of an American reporter on spy charges. Ptge 2. Americasf' personal in- comes ctta0et percent in August 4. SPORTS THE MARYLAND-West Vir- ginia rivalry is becoming one of tiie best in the nation. Page 13. PEOPLE Imelda former first lady of the insists she has no weakness for and that stories about her foo- twear collec- her wardrobe and her wealth are exaggera- wear very simple shoes which are pump rtsca.- not ot my Mrs. Marcos said in an interview to be broadcast on the CBS News program tomor- row. The shoes left behind at the presidential palace when Mrs. Marcos and her former president Ferdinand fled the Philippines were not all she contend- ed. sure I don't have she said. Mrs. Marcos told interviewer Diane Sawyer that she and her husband now hive ao denying that they have a for- tune in Swiss bank accounts. She also said she she is judged unfairly for her ef- forts to be bentiful. For a took at other people in the see 3 LOTTERY Numbers drawn Three-digit m Pick 4 INDEX 4 41 pages. Calendar Classified Ads ColUBUtt Edttoriali Beat BeMctoo 21 JM4 a 45 .11 21 25 21 11 11 7 11-11 47 THE 80-FOOT one of an elite group of ocean-going racing yachts known as ran aground yesterdiaTat the Eastport bridge. Efforts to loosen its grip on Spa Creek's bottom were to resume today. SPA Boat aground under bridge By JOANNA RAMEY Staff Writer The crew of the Ondine arrived in Annapolis .shortly after sunrise yesterday and for the Eastport drawbridge to open. Bridge tender Norman Ander- obliged is he about two dosen times a day. The 80-ioot oceangoing sailboat one of an elite group of yachts known as maxi-boats skimmed through. Anderson closed the then looked over his shoulder. The sleek mast had cleared. But the baby-blue yacht had stopped with its stern still slightly under the bridge. thought they were docking there and I told them to Anderson said the crew they weren't inter- ested in docking. The boat was stuck in the leaving about 20 feet for Be. That was at time for a boat's keel to get hung up on Spa CrUkfc npddy bottom. Yet the extends about feet below the which apparently was a tad too deep. waiting lor high tide again. It's coming in two one crew member yelled up to a spectator on the bridge. That bit of optimism was offered at p.m. After more than nine hours the crew of nine sunburned sailors made on Page Col. Customs loses 12 officers Some say transfer hinders drug war By JUDI PERLMAN Staff Writer At a time when the federal government bat declared a war on the transfer of 12 U.S. Customs Service officers out of Baltimore will leave Maryland's waterways wide open for drag some south county residents say. Transferring the officers four of whom are said to be familiar with Anne Arundel will destroy an intelligence network between the Customs Service and people living in south said Patricia president of the Association of Property of Anne Arundel County. Yet law enforcement authorities say they already weren't monitoring the Chesapeake Bay as well as they should have. Authorities agree that drug smuggling in the bay is a problem. They have little evidence to support their mainly because there is no joint effort between agencies to fight the officials said. would be naive not to believe that water ley of County Narcotics Task Force. West St. library reopens Oct. 1 By KEVIN DRAWBAUGH Staff Writer The Annapolis Library on West Street is scheduled to reopen Oct. 1 after being closed for 10 weeks. The popular branch shut down in July for renovations that included removal of cancer- causing asbestos insulation and ceiling tiles. The asbestos has been removed while some remodeling is not yet the build- ing will be ready to reopen in 12 said Edward B. Anne Arundel County li- brary administrator. Also on Oct. the Eastport-Hillsmere Library will revert to normal operating hours 1 to 9 p.m. on Thursday and Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday and Saturday The Eastport branch has been open for extra hours during the West Street renovation The West Street branch's hours will re- main 9 a.m. to 9 p.m Monday through 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Construction of a staff workroom will still be under way when the branch reopens. But it should be by late Hall said. Library patrons will be unable to obtain back issues of newspapers and magazines while the remaining work is under way. Patrons who were unable to return .records or other materials while the West Street branch was closed may return them at another branch. Or they may wait until Oct. 1 and the branch wUl take back the material without overdue charges The West Street branch circulated items in fiscal second only in the county system to the items circulated over the same penod by the north county branch on Page Col. Lamb's opponent drops out of race By LORRAINE AHEARN Staff Writer A County Council candidate the Republican Party recruited at the last minute to challenge incumbent Maureen Lamb pulled out of the race hours before the withdrawal deadline. Arthur the GOP nomi- nee for Mrs Lamb's Annapolis-area council removed his name from the ballot because of he declined to discuss. reasons are certainly not said a real estate agent if by some way. dot chance I were elected. 1 wouldn't be able to serve Unless the Republican Central Committee finds a replacement by the Oct 6 deadline. Williams' withdrawal means that three of the seven incumbents on the council will run un- opposed Two north county Democrats on the Uothic urn's Theodore SopbocktK aad Glen Bunrie's Ml- Giiligas. will be aaeppoted fat November because toe GOP not ester candidates m tfccwe races ta primary a. was recruited by Ute Central Commit If by some wayout chance I were J wouldn't be able to Arthur GOP candidate tee after the normal filing deadline. He said yesterday that his campaign bad the door for the GOP to put up a candidate for the District 6 seat Williams called Mrs Lamb a midable but said be felt that there should be two-party de- bate been 16 years since there was a Republican or ao Independent on tbe county Williams said I were a I think I would feel guilty But Mrs hardly eager for aaethcr campaign after strenuously beating back primary challenge by City CoBtteUmsa Brad was jtitnlast wbea she teamed she is It MAftY BlCKEftTOM Hi one customs officer said. only chance of really getting it into the country is from the witter. The crafts are quite capable of going out on the open fie ttid. Yet the Coast Guard hasn't made a seizure all and on occasions when it did learn about smuggling it was too Aanapolis Coast Guard Chief Dave English said. The Coast Guard generally relies on informa- tion _ from customs officers. Their joint effort worked wen iff the when customs officers were assigned to Annapolis. But the Annapolis customs office closed in 1983 and the team effort dried English said. Now the next closest in is losing 12 officers to Texas and California. that they've been pulled out of the it's difficult to get a customs agent for assist- English said. Closing the Annapolis office theteginning of the end. The enforcement effort had been one customs officer said. Don special agent in charge of U.S. Customs in acknowledged that he discovered a in the amount of attention given to the bay when he took his post six months ago. He vowed to work more closely with the Coast Guard. trying to rekindle the relationship. We're giving the bay more attention than were previously had for a long he said. OB Page Col. Fun at the fair Mobs expected this weekend By JUDI PERLMAN Staff Writer With green ice cream dripping down her chin. 5-year-old Morgan Macey announced her plans for the evening After her snack she wanted to go oo the look at the animals and then eat some fned clams Two-year-old Jesse Kenneally had other ideas He was anxiously wait ing for the tractor pulls to begin just loves those said his mother Jessica So goes another day at the Anne Arundel Countv Fair This afternoon promises to bring in the biggest crowd of the week as the festival rolls talc its fourth day The fair will be optt from I a m to 11 p m today and Sam to I p m tomorrow Today s events include the popular baby IB which 225 cootestMts are the children's tug- of a pte-eaUag a bog- ctttfcf a talent stew. the laMti day of the features tractor it Cei.