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Capital, The (Newspaper) - November 6, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland Tougher gun rules facing an uphill battle Bl THAT HURTS Injuries plague Redskins in 24-3 loss to Chiefs Dl Quarterback Fwotte bsacked by Ned Smith. Smoking ban letter prompts review A4 DCTD ARCHIVES AYE LAURFL MD TOMORROW SOME RAIN MONDAY NOVEMBER MD Browns ink deal with Baltimore AP photo Cleveland fans hoW up signs during yesterday's home game decrying the team's move to Baltimore. ASSOCIATED PRESS BALTIMORE Tme Cleveland Browns and the Maryland Stadium Authority today announced an agreement that would move the NFL team to Baltimore in time for the 1996 season. The announcement came hours after a Cuyahoga County judge tem- porarily barred the Browns from moving to Baltimore before a hear- ing later this but left the door open for the team to announce its intentions to move. Such a move would be a violation of the team's lease with the Cleveland argued in a lawsuit filed in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court. Judge Kenneth Callahan granted Cleveland's request for an order blocking the team from leaving town before a Nov. 20 hearing The Browns plan to move to future is more in our hands than anyone else's hands. Our community is prepared to fight so we don't lose our team in the middle of the night like Cleveland Mayor Michael R. White Baltimore with a 30-year lease on a new stadium next to Oriole Park at Camden Yards and provisions for the sale of seat licenses to raise up to million to pay for the Browns' move. The move has yet to be approved by NFL owners. Particulars of the reported were released at a mid- day news conference The move of the coached by Annapolis High School graduate Bill was a done deal and and the lease was signed 10 days ago. governor would not be standing up today if it Maryland Stadium Authority head John Moag said in a television interview this morning. In announcing the Judge Callahan said it did not affect Browns owner Art Modell's First Amendment right of free apparently meaning he was free to announce anything he liked he just can't do much about it yet. There had been no indications the team planned to leave before the end of the 1995 season The last regular-season home game is Dec 17 against the Cincinnati Ben- gals The city's request had hinged the team's lease at Cleveland Sta-1 dium a written agreement in place that commits them to keep franchise in Cleveland through. said Damond a lawyer for the city. Browns attorney Bob Weber said the team expected to prevail at the Nov. 20 hearing. looking forward to that' case with some Mr.' Weber said. The deal with Maryland was signed Oct 27 while Mr. Page Cleveland fans protest the move. Cl AP photo Vttzhak Rabin's son YuvaJ wife Leah Rabin and daughter i PMIosoph attend a ceremony prior to Mr. Rabin's funeral today. Ceremony moves area Jewish leaders By MICHAEL CODY Staff Writer Rabbi Sheldon Elster of Con gregation Kol Ami in Annapolis watched the funeral of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin on television this morning. counting political leaders in the crowd He said he saw the president of the United States and the prime minister of Great but was moved most by the presence of King Hussein of Jordan and President Hosni Mu- barak of with whose na- tions Israel has Warred and more recently signed peace traatfes. With Mr. who was assassinated Saturday after a speech in Tel Aviv the Middle Eastprn leaders had become 'comrades in peace Rabbi Bi- ster said 'For Jews at least this scene today was not something many of us could have imagined tak- ing place. The notion that both of these men were present that trVttti of is very very moving and very touching he said Marcia Lewis the executive vice president of Congregation Kneseth Israel of also watched the state funeral. She said she felt pride in President who read from the Kad- Page World's leaders mourn Rabin Arab presence a testimony to liis work as peacemaker AP photo President Clinton bows his head as he stands next to first lady HWary CHntoa together wfth former president George and Secretary of State Warren Christopher In front of Ytanak Rabin's coffin as H lies hi stats ki front of the Knesset In Jerusalem today. ASSOCIATED PRESS JERUSALEM Yitzhak Rabin was laid to rest this morning as the world's leaders paid homage to the assassinated leader who secured Israel's place among the family of nations and stretched out a hand of peace to the Arabs. The funeral for the prime minis- ter brought to Israel not only leaders of the West with close ties to the Jewish but also heads of state from the Arab testi- mony that Mr. Rabin's three years of peacemaking changed the Middle East The unprecedented turnout also showed that considered a pariah state by many only a few years has secured its place among the It was a remarkable sight to see the Jordanian m a white-and- red checkered Arab and President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt speaking in Jerusalem in praise of an Israeli leader. lived as a you died as a soldier for Jordan's King Hussein told the mour- ners at the Mount Herzl cemetery. believe it is time for all of us to come out openly and speak about King Hussein and Mr. Mubarak came to the disputed city claimed by the Palestinians as a despite the possible political price. Ministers from Oman and Qatar attended even though their countries have no ties with Israel President Clinton told the thou- sands of mourners under a bright Jerusalem sun1 it falls to all of us who love peace and all of us who loved him to carry on the struggle for which he gave life and fot which he gave his life Mr Clinton's tribute took a perso- nal tone for the man he called a Hebrew for friend He affectionately recalled Mr. Rabin's lack of pretense and formality. Mr. who always preferred the company of gruff soldiers to that of had come to a black-tie dinner in Washington in September without the black tie. he borrowed and I was privileged to straighten it for said Mr. wearing a black skullcap ceremonies and words were less important than Mr. Rabin's who had wept through most of the smiled at hearing Mr. Clinton's recollection The most touching eulogy came from Mr Rabin's Noa Ben who said she wanted to speak of the not the peace- maker are our lone the freckled young woman weeping as she spoke of the intensely private man. were so she said. greater than I have eulogized but none knew the softness of your caress as I. For that half-smile of yours that always said the smile that is no longer there. There is no feeling of revenge in me for the pain does not allow the space Page Rabtn's MHer he wanted to stop peace. A2 leaders nuke a pHajrlnv age to Israel. A2 INSIDE Mill Creek parcel may be given to trust Cl Ada Broadneek......... Cl Lottery A4 AS Monday's CMM... B2-3 lEmory files false arrest suit against county Calendar Classified.......... C2 Movies....... Comics Crossword Deatfi Notices Entertainment 06 Obituaries.. C6 Police Beat 05 Sports..... A6 Television. .B4-5 Tides.. B4 A7 A7 Dl-5 B5 A7 Classified....................268-7000 fNM Kent 327-1583 Al other departments .268-0000 By BRIAN WHEELER Staff Writer Patricia A former elementary school prim ipal cleared of charges three ago that she helped to run a mammoth marijuana has Hied a million lawsuit against the county alleging that she was falsely ar- rested. la a lawsuit filed last week in U.S. District Court in Mrs. Emory and her son. .charge that she was the victim of overzealous police and prosecu- who lied to arrest her and draw extra pubBcttJr to an Oct. raid on her Pasadena home. County police seized more than 400 of marijuana in a Aeries raids that morning. ounu prosecutors later won con- virtions against six people in- cluding Mrs Km ory's husband James for run nine a drug ring that sold as much as 1 ton of man juana to dealers But a grand jury didn't indict Mrs. who then was princi- pal at Severna Park Elementary EMORY largely because prosecu- tors couldn't prove was aware of her husband's activities At the time Statf- s Attorney Frank R said she he indicted for being the 'wife of a drug kingpin In her Ott to lawsuit. Mrs. Emory charges that police officers lacked even the most basic evi- dence to arrest her in the first place They taunted her as placed her in handcuffs at her Villa Isle Court laughing and even eating brownies that she had according to the lawsuit The lawsuit also names police Detective Michael D. Chandler and Assistant State's Attorney William M.Katcef as defendants. Mr. Katoaf slandered her by calling her a pillar of the community by day but a drug kingpin by in a bail review the lawsuit alleges He also allegedly said she owned bank accounts in Florida and Switzer- land Their actions conducted in a wanton extraordinary and outrageous which went bevond the bounds of de- cency the lawsuit said. Mr Katcef declined to comment this and Detective Chan- dler couldn't be reached After charges were the 20-year principal returned to work as coordinator of staff develop- ment for county schools. Mrs. Emory has spent in legal fees defending ac- cording to the lawsuit Mrs Emory couldn't be reached this but a secretary in her office said Mrs. Emory wouldn't comment Assistant County Attorney John F Breads Jr questioned why Mrs Emory delayed until the last day allowed under law to file the law- suit. waited until the 365th day of the third year before they filed.' If the injuries were so I'm puzzled as to why they Mr Breads said In the former head of the county police Narcotics Division defended officers' decision to ar