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Capital, The (Newspaper) - November 5, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland Riddick Bowe KOs Holyfield Cl Drops him twice in the 8th round NAVY Notre Dame backup rallies Irish to 35-17 victory Cl Conference hub up for debate Dl NOVEMBER PRIME MINISTER RABIN 1922-1995 Jewish assassin kills Rabin Right-wing Israeli shoots down premier in Tel Aviv YITZHAK RABIN .Israeli prime minister. ASSOCIATED PRESS TEL Israel A right-wing Israeli shot to death Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin minutes after the premier had confidently told cheering thousands that ple really want Mr. a_war hero who be- came a leading architect of Israeli- Arab died on the operating table. The assassination the first of an Israeli leader since the founding of the state in 1348 stunned the nation. World and Mideast leaders from President Clinton to Yasser Arafat declared the process of peace would continue. Mr. had descended from a city hall balcony and was about to get into his black Cadillac limousine when the gunman fired three bullets from close hit- ting him in the back and stomach. As crowd members surged toward the shooting Mr. Rabin's car raced to Tel Aviv's Ichilov Hospital. Mr. Rabin arrived without pulse or blood pressure. Israel TV showed the identified by police sources as Yigal pinned against a wall by dozens of police. The sources said Mr Amir was seized with pistol in had confessed to shooting Mr. Rabin and told investigators that he didn't regret it. In recent Mr. Rabin had repeatedly voiced concern about growing political violence in Israel and accused the right-wing opposi- which believes he is betraying Jews by handing land back to the of inciting explosive rage against him. The rally was designed to show that despite noisy anti-Rabin pro- many Israelis support the moves toward peace by Mr. who shared the 1994 Nobel Peace Prize with his foreign minister and PLO leader Arafat. Like Egyptian leader Anwar Sa- who was mowed down in Rabin died in the paradox of peace efforts spawning violence. His especially his autonomy agreements with the have deeply divided Israel At right-wing Mr. Rabin was routinely denounced as a and At a recent protesters held up pos- ters of Mr. Rabin in a Nazi uniform. Right-wing extremists who gath- ered briefly at the hospital con- demned Mr. even while he was fighting for his life. is a they shouted. But hundreds of others waiting outside the hospital burst into tears when Mr. Rabin's top Eitan announced that Mr. Rabin had died. At the site of the the Kings Square in Tel young Israelis sat on the weeping. RABIN. Page A shaken Clinton bids Mend goodbye. A2 Hats off to charter gov't present county execs to celebrate 30-year anniv. By BART JANSEN Staff Writer aybe it was the county courthouse worker hired to change light bulbs Perhaps it was the blatant partisanship that ensured all 150 in the county Police 'Department were Democrats. Or possibly it was construction Apriorities that left children attending class in church basements and fire halls Undoubtedly for all those reasons and residents abandoned a County Commission form of government 30 years ago and adopted a charter with home rule. A powerful executive replaced eight commissioners who had carved up the county into districts that a consultant labeled A black-tie anniversary party is scheduled for Tuesday at Loews -Annapolis Hotel to celebrate the charter's anniversary with five former and current executives. Under the old system each had its own budget and tax and provided its own services such as road repairs. Any law had be approved by the General Assembly. a fast-growing county it was more of a feudal said James who served as executive from 1982 to 1990. was a group of The charter consolidated the county into a single realm. Patronage was curtailed and the work force professionalized. Although tinkering with a 1992 charter amendment capping growth in property executives and charter authors Page Ovr Joseph W. Alton Jr. 1965 to 1974 Retired County profile in Population Households Students 56 607 First budget million. Property-tax rate S3 per S100 of assessed value Accomplishments In Creating a merit system for establishing a master plan for zoning and organizing construction of schools and libraries Robert R. Neall 1990 to 1994. Private business consultant County profile In Population Households Students First budget million. Property-tax per of assessed value Accomplishments In Reorganizing county beginning courthouse expansion and jaH and strengthening ftnamM by tightening budgets. Robert A. Peecari 1974 to 1962. Owns United Propane Inc. in Millersville County profile In Population Households Students First budget million. Property-tax rate per ol assessed value Accomplishments In Adoption of the first Adequate Facilities Ordinance to ensure roads and schools keep pace with development and purchase of acres for recreation. A black-tie anniversary party is scheduledfor Tuesday at Loews Annapolis Hotel to celebrate the charter's anniversary with the five former and current executives. O.J 1982 to 1990. Lawyer County profile in Population Households Students First budget million. Property-tax rate per of assessed value. Accomplishments In Revitalizing the Utilities upgrading the county's bond rating to save money on borrowing and buying 900 acres of waterfront park land John Q. Qery Jr. 1994 to present. County profile In Students First mINIon. Property-tax rate per of assessed value. Adopted the most frugal budget growth m charter history and helped heal wounds between paid and volunteer firefighters. 'The Browns are says Ohio mayor ASSOCIATED PRESS CLEVELAND Mayor Michael R White began a furious counter- assault yesterday intended to pre- vent the Cleveland Browns football team from being lured to Baltimore. Mr. White pleaded with people to flood today's game between the Browns and the Houston Oilers with signs of support and words of defiance for Baltimore. Cleveland Browns are ours. Keep your hands any other city in Mayor White said at a news conference yesterday. is not the final act in this he said. is not the final play in this Browns owner Art Modell con- firmed Friday night that he was negotiating seriously with Balti- more but wouldn't confirm that a deal was reached. talking. 1 can't say any he said. Mr Modell did not immediately return messages left yesterday at his home and the team's training camp in subur- ban Berea. A source close to the negotia- tions told The WHITE Associated Press on Friday that a deal had not been completed and details apparently were being worked out tbe weekend. The quested said Browns would play in Baltimore next season if a deal is reached. The Sun reported terday that Mr. Modell would .ap- pear at a news conference tomorrow BROWNS. Page Area NFL fans aw wary. Joe Tbe Baltlmere Believe it. Cl Swindler's sought by ex-clients By BRIAN WHEELER Staff Writer He swindled them out of close to million. And once state regula- tors figured him he went on the lam for more than a year lived under an assumed name Keith Lam. But to many of Joshua Fry's former the ex-investment adviser and Annapolis .resident doesn't belong in jail. have never known him to be a scam artist or a crook. He never did anything to me or stole any said retired Navy Capt. Fidel L who Invested with Fry since 1988. guy is a brilli- ant manager .of Those opinions are just part of a complicated picture that a county judge will have to sort through when Fry is sentenced for stealing 13.8 million from 142 of his clients. State who say Fry is among the most egregious white- collar embezzlers they've ever en- are asking Judge Ray- mond G. Thieme Jr. to put the 60-year-old in prison for 10 years. They say Fry not only cheated his clients but squandered his profits on gambling trips to Atlantic City and betting on horses. But Fry's attorney contends that a long prison term will keep invest- ors from ever seeing their money again. Fry could serve a short prison stint and then use his financial know-how for a variety of money-making schemes. Pace LOW Mostly sunny today Bfejah tomorrow. BB Arrowhead The Redskins head to Arrowhead today for a game with the 7-1 Kansas Ciry Chiefs. The Skins are coming off a setback to the Giants. 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