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   Capital, The (Newspaper) - June 3, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland                               Judge nixes Nichols' ON THE HILL Tour to feature 13 homes in the North Beach area Dl The Ruckerts enjoy the view from the porch. Orioles win over All-County softbalI coverage HOWELL MICROFILMS PD BQX 1558 LAUREL MD 20707 TODAY' PAGE A9 SATURDAY JUNE MD 350 Incident may pull U.S. deeper into Bosnian civil war KNIGHT-BIDDER NEWS WASHINGTON The downing of a U S. fighter jet over Bosnia yesterday was a grim warning of the dangers of possible deeper U.S. mili- 'tary the relentless European civil war The crash of an F-16 over the hilly Bosnian Serb stronghold of Banja Luka closely Mowed President Clinton's promise to NATO allies that he would send American ground troops on mis- -sions-into -Bosnia-to-rescue tion U.N. peacekeepers. A rescue mission was sent search for the jet and its American pilot. If the pilot it would mark the first American casualty in Bosnia and punctuate a fiery debate in this country over what America should risk in this distant fight. In Italian Foreign Minister Susanna Agnelli said the United States informed European leaders the-pilot was alive. But a NATO spokesman said the pilot of an accompanying plane did not see the pilot eject from the single-seat jet before it crashed. Capt. Jim Mitchell said there also was an unconfirmed report the -pilot had. been..captured- by- Serb rebels. The received through the United said the Serbs would guarantee the safety. Capt. Mitchell said if the report is true and the pilot is demand his unconditional Bosnian Serb military sourcesjisaid the plane crashed outside Mrkonjic a town south of Banja a hard-Jine Serbs about 90 miles northwest of Sarajevo Missiles were fired at two other NATO a Dutch' plane and a French on Wednesday and but missed. .......NATO launched -a searcband-reseue operation for the American but refused to release other details. Mr. Clinton had only limited re- marks'in response to yesterday's crash. am very concerned about the loss Qf our F-16 over Bosnia and the fate of our American and I am following that situation Mr Clinton said in a brief statement to reporters. want to reiterate and make abso- lutely that our policy on Bosnia remains firm But that policy clearly has been redefined the last few days to move America closer to the fighting. Mr Clinton remains opposed to com- imtting massive numbers of U S troops on the as-part of-a long-term U.N. peacekeeping mission. But the president' has assured NATO allies in recent that' the .United wouH help if called upon to rescue or relocate peacekeepers within Bosnia Mr Clinton justified the commit- ment of U.S. ground troops by saying the United States had obliga- to its allies and would not leave NATO in a lurch _ In recent the situation in Eosnia has deteriorated to the point where NATO and UN officials are devising emergency plans for limiting the war.and protecting the peace-- Last NATO launched -air Bosnian Serb in retaliation for their violations of a' protected zone arounithe besieged city 120 hostages released. A2 Bosnian Serb Government-Croat federation Serb-held Croatia saves sign from city sale StaffWriter It looks like Annapolis will remain Americans Sailing Capital after alL After city officials announced earlier this week that they 1' would sell a hand-carved sign carrying the Mayor Alfred A. Hopkins yesterday said Annapolis will keep it The which until three months ago stood at the city's entrance on Rowe will be loaned to the Eastport Historical Committee. long as I remain that sign will remain under control of the he said. The sign was on a list of city possessions to be offered at a June 10 yard sale. The proceeds will go toward Indepen- dence Day fireworks. Mr. Hopkins said the sign's inclusion was a mistake. department were asked at a staff meeting to make things he said. don't know who made that bscause the sign doesn't belong to a it belongs to the The sign was paid for by private and reads Sailing long as I remain that sign will remain under control of the Alfred A. Historic just before The a debate between city put it up in 1988 presidential candidates Michael Dukakis and George Bush. It was taken down when Rowe Boulevard was and it was stored at the municipal water plant. City spokesman Tom Roskelly said the sign was taken off the sale list three weeks and that it shouldn't have been on a version released to the public. For a the sign looked like a political Eileen the city official organizing the said Wednesday that the mayor hated it. do not hate the Mr. Hopkins said. only thing I have ever said was how did we become the sailing The Capital of the I was trying to find out how it I think the mayor of Annapolis should know the history of this As the dust members of the Eastport Historical Committee were delighted with the acquisition. hope that it will be on the Eastport side of the Eastport where the Maritime Information Center Chair- Pat Former mayor Dennis the man Mr. Hopkins booted from office in 1988. put up the sign. He said Wednesday that he planned to buy it and put it in his West Virginia cabin. The news that it wasn't for sale was almost as good. it's not going to be in my cabin I'm glad it's going by the Eastport because I can see that from my he said. INSIDE S2 Calendar................................ A7 Movies.................................. 84 Cap. Cam............................... C17 Obituaries.............................. A9 D7 Police Beat............................- A9 CoMps.................................. 87 88 Crolsword..............................C14 SWXTS ..................................Cl-5 Deaffi Notices.........................C17 Edttortats................................ Tetewsion B6 Homes 01-6 Tides FOR THE GRADUATE By J. Hensop The Capital Cherlce Harper of Sevema Park hugs her mother Deslree Urquhart-Harper of New York CKy before stepping Into the University of Maryland BaKlmore County Field House for the Sevema Park High School graduation last night. She Is among the 411 students who graduated. Valedictorians are Jennifer Stacy Sara Westrick and Karl Yactsln. Salutatorlans are Joseph Mezzapelle and Sara Roach. The commencement speaker was Navy Capt. Kenneth S. space shuttle pilot 1973 graduate of the Naval Academy. 15-year term Brother's drug trial to begin f- By BRIAN WHEELER Staff Writer One o'f two brothers charged with running a massive north county drug ring was sentenced yesterday to spend almost 15 years in ending a 2H-year legal marathon. With several relatives looking Roger L. Emory was Jed from an Annapolis courtroom to where he will serve three consecutive terms in exchange for guilty pleas to several rtruR-refeted charges. The pleas sparai Emory. 46. a possi- ble mandatory 20-year prison term were a jury to convict him of being a drug kingpin a charge that his brother. will be tried for next Week. is in the best interests of it's certainly in the-best my said Public Defender Alan R. Friedman. ariorney. Circuit Court Judge H. Chester Goudy Jr. sentenced Emory for his involvement in a drug ring that prose- cutors say funnelecl more than a ton of dealers in the Baltimore region in the early 1990s. Both Emorys were rounded up as part of a series of celebrated raids on Oct. 29. 1992. that police say netted more than 400 pounds of marijuana and about The have that polite and prosecutors conspired against them to get-at Patri- cia a former elementary school principal and James Emory's wife. Prosecutors never formally filed crimi- nal charges against her. Roger who pleaded guilty last is admitting only that he used proceeds from drug transactions. possessed and planned .to distribute more than 50 possessed drug paraphernalia and spired to distribute drugs. m dropped kingpin charges.identical to the ones that James Emory faces Tues- day.'Roger'Emory had been'scheduled to stand trial alongside his and he will not testify in that case. A jury convicted both brothers of kingpin charges in April 1993. but that verdict was overturned by an appellate court. The Court of Special Appeals ruled that Judge Goudy erred in letting a witness testify about crimes that preceded the 17-month time frame al- leged in the brothers' indictments. Roger who said little during yesterday's said the deal he reached with prosecutors' was similar to a deal offered before his original trial was the same amount of different he told Judge Goutiy. Deputy State's Attorney Gerald K. Anders declined to confirm the offer. Under terms of his plea Roger Emory will spend five years in prison without parole. That term will be followed by two consecutive five years and four seven months Judge Gourly gave him credit for jail time he has served since his arrest Oct. 29. 1992. Emory also was sentenced to two more consecutive prison of five years and four years. But prosecutors will drop the conspiracy and paraphernalia possession that led to those terms once James Emory's trial ends. Mr Friedman said. was just a something I wanted to do and do anything to get Mom follows dream to a nursing degree By LESLIE GROSS Staff Writer are nine reasons why Adele Lucille Beans is happy to have Anne Arnndel Community College each and every one of her nine children For the busy Riva earning her narsingf degree last week was a nine-year accomplishment Starting part-time in juggled a part-time job at Anne Arundel Medical car pools to trumpet six of her playing on five different basketball and getting her crew to Sonday school and other Beans. was a goal and a dream that I set and I was going to do it. And I did On May along with 75 other nursing Mrs. Beans attended the class' the graduation the next day the chicken infiltrated her clan. But she didn't mind. After years of balancing her studies with raising her the extra time with them and her Sgt. Robert Beans of the Annapolis Police was a reward in itsetf. is glad that Trn she said. so glad Mommy is finished with Page dUn't It to tar pox. B Caprrat of tor tod cfttekM OTy WW WVIf I I i 16   

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