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NEW INFORMATION OBTAINED IN PROBE OF LOCAL MURDER
October 16, 1989
The investigation into the murder of an 18-year-old Independence, Mo., man continued full force today after authorities received information late Friday about the reason the man came to Lawrence. Douglas County Sheriff Loren Anderson said authorities Friday were considering disbanding a 16-member mini-squad investigating the death but decided to keep the squad together after receiving the information.
AREA GETS ITS FIRST RAIN OF OCTOBER
October 16, 1989
Early morning rain today totaled .31 of an inch and is the first moisture received in the Lawrence area this month, according to the Kansas University Weather Service. Mark Bogner, forecaster for the service, the official reporting station for Lawrence, said this morning that the rainfall snapped a 31-day dry period, but leaves the city nearly three inches short of normal rainfall for the month.
ANNA FRANCES BORN
October 16, 1989
Services for Anna Frances Born, 93, Wichita, will be at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Jude Catholic Church, Wichita, and at 3:30 p.m. at St. Francis Catholic Church, St. Paul. Burial will be in St. Francis Cemetery, St. Paul. A rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. today at St. Jude Catholic Church in Wichita. Officiants are the Rev. Thomas Scaletty at St. Jude and the Rev. Vincent Hogan at St. Francis. Mrs. Born died Saturday at St. Francis Regional Medical Center, Wichita.
EDITH F. BIDINGER
October 16, 1989
Services for Edith Frances Bidinger, 89, Clinton, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Clinton Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Steve Wintermantel officiating. Burial will be in Clinton Cemetery. Mrs. Bidinger, a telephone switchboard operator in Clinton for many years, died Saturday at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
MARINE BAND TAKES STAGE AT KU
October 16, 1989
During tonight’s U.S. Marine Band performance, Kansas University will receive a plaque commemorating a 1927 appearance here by the Sousa Band. The Marine Band will perform at 8 p.m. in Hoch Auditorium, where John Philip Sousa conducted his band on Oct. 27, 1927. The plaque, from the John Philip Sousa Memorial Foundation, is a historical marker to recognize that performance, said Robert Foster, director of bands at KU.
BALDWIN GETS READY FOR MAPLE LEAF SHOW
October 16, 1989
One of the area’s largest annual celebrations is just around the corner. The 32nd annual Maple Leaf Festival will get under way this weekend in Baldwin.
MILO DEAN GADELMAN
October 16, 1989
Services for Milo Dean Gadelman, 66, Garnett, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Farris-Feuerborn Chapel in Garnett with the Rev. Gary Benjamin officiating. Burial will be in Garnett Cemetery. Mr. Gadelman was killed Saturday when the car he was riding in collided with a pickup truck on Interstate 435 in Kansas City, Mo.
KU PROF HONORED
October 16, 1989
Stanley M. Walas, professor emeritus of chemical and petroleum engineering, has been named a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. In honoring his ability, the institute’s governing council cited his expertise in metallography, pilot plants, process design, design of chemical reactors and separation equipment and his ability as a teacher of engineering design.
ELMER J. PETESCH
October 16, 1989
Services for Elmer J. Petesch, 76, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Corpus Christi Catholic Church with the Rev. Frank Horvat officiating. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Topeka. Mr. Petesch died Sunday at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
NAOMI CASEBIER
October 16, 1989
Services for Naomi Agnes Casebier, 90, will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the McLouth United Methodist Church with the Rev. Roger Peng officiating. Burial will be in Eagle Cemetery, Jarbalo. Mrs. Casebier died Sunday at Easton Manor Nursing Center in Easton.
STEPHEN R. HILL
October 16, 1989
Services for Stephen R. Hill, 42, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church with the Rev. Mike Scully officiating. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Lawrence. Mr. Hill died Sunday of cancer at Mercy Health Center in Oklahoma City, Okla.
DESOTO MOVING TO ASSIST AT-RISK STUDENTS
October 16, 1989
The DeSoto school district is looking for someone to put its failing students back on track and on the road to success. Supt. Harold Vestal said this morning that the district recently received a $22,000 grant from the state Department of Education to allow it to develop an “at-risk” program and hire someone to administer it.
HALFTIME CHANGES KEYED BAKER RALLY
October 16, 1989
More often than not, halftime of a college football game is a time to make alterations. Baker, ranked fourth in NAIA Division II, simply made better adjustments than William Jewell at the midway point of Saturday’s game. Then, the Wildcats mounted a comeback for a 17-7 victory.
RIVERFRONT SHOPPING CENTER SHAPES UP
October 16, 1989
Late last week, David Longhurst stood on the unfinished deck of the Lawrence Riverfront Plaza and beamed as brightly as the sun overhead. From his vantage point, the former Lawrence mayor took in what he described as a breathtaking view of the tree-lined Kansas River.
FOR THE RECORD
October 16, 1989
Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported
GRUENWALD WINS FOOTBALL CONTEST
October 16, 1989
Can it rain turkeys Well, it did in last week’s Journal-World football contest. Five birds will be awarded instead of the usual two. In the closest contest of the season, 20 entrants missed only two games apiece. That left it up to the tiebreaker
COUNTY OFFICIALS HOPE ROAD ESTIMATE DROPS
October 16, 1989
Douglas County officials, still questioning the state’s estimate of the cost of the south Lawrence trafficway, say they’re hopeful the estimate will be readjusted downward. Chris McKenzie, county administrator, said the county’s consultants have conducted a piecemeal examination of the Kansas Department of Transportation’s $69 million estimate for the 14.1-mile trafficway, which would loop south and west around Lawrence to link Kansas Highway 10 with the Kansas Turnpike.
POLICE SEEK OWNER OF CAR HIT BY TRAIN
October 16, 1989
Lawrence police this morning were searching for the owner of an automobile that was struck by a train Sunday morning in North Lawrence. Police reported this morning that the car, owned by Cicel L. Dawes Jr., 101 Mich., was parked on Union Pacific tracks just north of the old UP depot on North Third Street when it was struck at 3:02 a.m. Sunday by a train traveling at 40 mph.
JONES USED MEADOWS IN KANSAS TO LEARN HOW TO DRIVECAR
October 16, 1989
On Sunday, Max Jones must have felt a spark of deja vu as he raced his Chevrolet Beretta around Topeka’s Heartland Park a paved Kansas meadow 50 times in just under 1 hours to win the Sports Car Club of America’s Western Auto Trans-Am race. Jones, a Wichita native and current Long Beach, Calif. resident, averaged nearly 84 mph over the 125-mile race, the last in Heartland’s inaugural racing season.
S LANGUAGE SKILLS FOCUS OF STUDY
October 16, 1989
A baby’s first uttering of ma-ma or da-da is only the beginning, according to Betty Hart, who spent nearly three years studying how more than 40 children learned to speak. A research associate with the Kansas University Bureau of Child Research and a courtesy associate professor with the KU department of human development, Hart said her study focused on the interaction between children and their parents in the home and involved 45 families with children who had not yet begun to talk.
JAMISON FIGHTS HIS FRUSTRATIONS
October 16, 1989
When Alonzo Jamison heard he’d be ineligible for one more semester, he took the news like a man. A mad man. “I threw a couple of chairs around the room,” the 6-6 Kansas basketball player confessed. “It’s real frustrating. There’s not much I can do about it, though.”
BUS DRIVER TAKES TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE
October 16, 1989
On Sept. 30, Darrell Saile drove his family from Lawrence to Kansas City, Mo. Although he had driven the route many times in the past, this trip was particularly special for him. When Saile steered his Greyhound bus into KC’s Jefferson Line depot, he marked the end of a 31-year career with the company. With his wife, Darlene Saile, and their two daughters and four grandchildren aboard the bus, Saile celebrated both his retirement and his 62nd birthday.
PANIC
October 16, 1989
Local stockbrokers contacted shortly before noon today said they were optimistic about this morning’s market activity, noting that most local investors were not panicking and selling like they did on 1987’s Black Monday, but were seeking to buy bargain stocks. The local brokers said the market has appeared to stabilize. Although the Dow Jones Industrial average started out about 60 points down, the market had rebounded by about 35 to 40 points by about 11 a.m., local time.
CALLOWAY LIGHT ON HIS FEET IN SPITE OF INJURY
October 16, 1989
Rick Calloway had all the right moves Saturday night at Allen Fieldhouse. Dancing wildly while lip-synching the song “Simply Irrestistable” with teammates Jeff Gueldner, Mike Maddox and Freeman West and gyrating maniacally during a solo dance number, Calloway followed with a 14-point performance during the actual Mid Night Court basketball scrimmage.
HOSPITAL REPORT
October 16, 1989
DISMISSALS Miriam Morgan, Baldwin; Sonia Gallagher, Lawrence; Marilynn Elliott and baby boy, 2021 Mass.