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PERU POPS HASKELL, 14-8
October 30, 1989
Peru State’s junior varsity managed the muddy conditions best Sunday and handed Haskell Junior College a 14-8 football loss at Haskell Stadium. “It was so muddy, both quarterbacks were palming the ball trying to throw it like a shot put,” Haskell coach Gary Tanner said. “It was awful.”
DOUGLAS HAWLEY
October 30, 1989
Services for Douglas Hawley, 28, Valley Falls, were to be at 2 p.m. today at Victory Baptist Church, with the Rev. John Arnold officiating. Burial was to be in Maple Grove Cemetery here. Mr. Hawley was born Feb. 14, 1961, in Kansas City, Mo. He worked for Bennett-Rogers Pipe Coating Inc., Kansas City, Kan. He moved to Valley Falls two months ago.
CHERRI M. HEDGEPATH
October 30, 1989
Private graveside services for Cherri M. Hedgepath, 42, McLouth, will be Tuesday at Fowler Cemetery north of McLouth with the Rev. Larry R. Thomas officiating. Mrs. Hedgepath died Saturday at a Topeka hospital. She had cancer.
RATCLIFF SERVICES
October 30, 1989
Memorial services for Lucille Ratcliff, 85, Lawrence, will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in room 412 of Vermont Towers, 1101 Vt. Mrs. Ratcliff was cremated. Private inurnment will be at a later date.
SHOOTINGS OFFICIALLY RULED MURDER-SUICIDE
October 30, 1989
A Friday night shooting in Eudora that left two people dead and another seriously injured was a murder-suicide, authorities said today. Douglas County Sheriff Loren Anderson said that detectives are wrapping up their investigation into the incident and have uncovered ample evidence to indicate that the shooting was a murder-suicide.
ALFRED W. HILT
October 30, 1989
A funeral Mass for Alfred W. Hilt, 60, 2455 Ark., will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church with the Rev. Michael Scully officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, with military graveside honors conducted by Alford-Clarke Post No. 852 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Mr. Hilt died Sunday from natural causes at Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan.
COUNTY COMMISSIONERS CANVASS ELECTION RESULTS
October 30, 1989
The Board of Johnson County Commissioners this morning canvassed the results of the mail-ballot election on a DeSoto school bond issue to ensure that the election process was in order. Commissioners found no problems, and the outcome remained as it was announced last Thursday: 2,026 for the bond issue and 1,090 against, according to Bruce Craig, Johnson County commissioner.
ELEVATOR SHAFT FALL INJURES EMPLOYEE
October 30, 1989
An employee of Sunflower Surplus was injured when she fell three floors down a freight elevator shaft this morning. According to a dispatcher at the Lawrence Police Department, officers and an ambulance were dispatched at 11:45 a.m. to the scene at 804 Mass.
TEACHER EDUCATION COUNCIL TACKLES VARIETY OF ISSUES
October 30, 1989
Considering some of the issues they’ve taken on in the past few years, the Teacher Education Council could be considered the trouble-shooting squad for the Kansas University School of Education. The council tackles issues and problems that face education school students and faculty, from determining how to help students avoid scheduling conflicts to recommending degree requirement changes and program changes.
BALDWIN POLICE CHIEF AWAITS A HEARING DATE
October 30, 1989
A hearing date for Baldwin Police Chief Robert Mason, suspended with pay earlier this month, is expected to be set by Tuesday or Wednesday, according to the attorney representing Mason. The attorney, Mike Riling, said he had received a list of three possible hearing dates and times from Jack Murphy, Baldwin city attorney. The two now are negotiating a date and time, he said.
MARY N. CRAIG
October 30, 1989
A memorial service for Mary North Craig, 84, Dodge City, a former Lawrence resident, will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Trinity Lutheran Church, with the Rev. David Aanonson officiating. Mrs. Craig died last Monday in Dodge City following a long illness. She was born on March 15, 1905, at Lone Star and had lived most of her life in Lawrence and Douglas County.
TWO LIONS MAKE STATE GYM MEET
October 30, 1989
Brandy Bruno and Susan Guder will represent Lawrence High at the state girls gymnastics meet Saturday at Wichita South. Bruno placed fourth in floor exercise, fifth on the bars, and sixth in all-around competition Saturday at the regional meet at Shawnee Heights. Guder was sixth on the beam.
STUDENTS SEEK PROPER RECOGNITION
October 30, 1989
It wasn’t a high-powered retreat for Lawrence’s city commissioners, but a group of about 20 West Junior High student leaders got away from school Friday and came up with a tentative plan for recognizing student achievements. The students and West’s principal, Mick Lowe, met for several hours at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
RAINFALL MARKS END OF INDIAN SUMMER
October 30, 1989
The storm system that swept into the Lawrence area Friday and stayed for the weekend, dumped a total of 2.5 inches of rain. Now, rain is leaving the forecast and the area can expect much cooler temperatures by early Thursday.
JAYHAWK FAN DRAWS FUTURE FANS TO GAMES
October 30, 1989
Leave it to a die-hard Jayhawk fan to fill the stands with enthusiastic supporters of Kansas University football. Dale Peterson, 35, has created Kids for Kansas, a program that brings school children in contact with KU athletics. It might be 10 years before they are old enough to attend KU, but Peterson says the children root for Kansas all the way.
HOSPITAL REPORT
October 30, 1989
ADMISSIONS Becky Sue O’Connor, Ottawa.
GAS PRICES TUMBLE AT LAWRENCE PUMPS
October 30, 1989
Gasoline pump prices, which were above $1 per gallon two months ago in Lawrence, have dropped below the 90-cent level at many local self-service pumps. A Journal-World check this morning of about 10 local service stations and convenience food stores indicated that most pump prices were between 88 cents and 89.9 cents per gallon for unleaded and regular gasoline.
OFFICIALS TAKE TIME TO PONDER CITY POST
October 30, 1989
The Lawrence City Commission is on record as saying it’s not in a hurry to select a permanent city manager. Likewise, several local officials say they’ll take some time before deciding whether they’ll become candidates for the city manager’s job, which was left vacant Wednesday with the sudden death of Buford Watson.
WOODLING COLUMN
October 30, 1989
Never in my wildest dreams did I expect this would be the year of the demise of the zebra, or the year you could buy a program and learn the name of a Big Eight basketball official. Yes, the times they are a-changin’ as John Erickson, the Big Eight’s director of basketball, pointed out during Media Day on Sunday.
BOWLING HELPS WILLIAMS RELAX
October 30, 1989
Normally an easy-going guy, Roy Williams was left livid following Friday’s Kansas basketball practice. “I was so mad I went bowling for the first time in 13 years,” Williams told a group of Big Eight scribes during conference Media Day activities here Sunday.
KSU GAME FOLLOW
October 30, 1989
During his heyday at Ohio State, the late Woody Hayes was famous for his “three yards and a cloud of dust” offensive philosophy. If Hayes were alive, no doubt he’d have been pleased with one of his former players and proteges on Saturday evening.
KC MARATHON
October 30, 1989
Larry Spray, a Lawrence native, won the Masters division of the Prime Health marathon Sunday. Spray finished the 26.2-mile course in 2:54 and placed 24th overall.
COUNTY PLANS HEARING ON NEW SEWER DISTRICT
October 30, 1989
Douglas County commissioners are scheduled to vote Wednesday on whether to establish a sewer district to serve a three-square-mile area targeted for development in west Lawrence. Commissioners plan to hold a public hearing on the West Branch Yankee Tank Sanitary Sewer District at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. The commission meeting is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. at the Douglas County Courthouse, 11th and Massachusetts.
FOR THE RECORD
October 30, 1989
Law enforcement report Police reports
T SPOIL BROTH
October 30, 1989
As an annual event, it owes more to April 15 than the Fourth of July. Nonetheless, Pat Richard says you can almost count on Baker losing one game each year in a big way. Saturday, Baker fulfilled its seasonal quota with a 48-21 loss to Missouri Valley.