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ONE LITTLE CORNER
April 22, 1990
Today is Earth Day, and much attention has been focused on efforts to preserve the earth’s natural beauty and resources. But saving a whole planet may seem a little overwhelming. Perhaps it’s easier to focus on some of the little things that people in towns like Lawrence can do to help the cause.
WILDCARE
April 22, 1990
Mother Nature sets the priorities at WILDCARE, a wildlife rehabilitation and public education program headquartered at Kansas University, and this time of year her priority is babies, says volunteer Carol Bonebrake. The babies of 1990 are arriving daily in the wild, and at WILDCARE in KU’s Malott Hall. Bunnies, squirrels and a red fox are among those now at the facility. By May, songbirds will start coming in.
DAVOL TO DOUBLE ITS LOCAL WORKFORCE
April 22, 1990
Tucked away in a corner of eastern Lawrence, Davol Inc., a hospital supply company with national ties, has been growing by leaps and bounds over the last three years. And the prognosis for its future looks bright Davol will bring about 100 new jobs to Lawrence after it completes a $6 million expansion project next year, says Dan Scheck, manager of the local plant.
MOCK TRIALS GIVE KU LAW STUDENTS CHANCE TO TEST COURTROOM SKILLS
April 22, 1990
By a unanimous vote of the jury, John Diamond was convicted of manslaughter Saturday in connection with the slaying of his estranged girlfriend, Trudi Doyle, who died from a gunshot wound. Diamond was a hypothetical defendant standing trial for murder this weekend in a mock criminal trial at the Douglas County Law Enforcement Center.
WOODLING COLUMN
April 22, 1990
Notes and quotes while wondering if the Chiefs will trade down in today’s NFL draft so they won’t have to shell out the salary for a first-rounder… From all the projections I’ve seen, not a single player from a Big Eight school will be selected in the first round of the draft. If the Big Eight is shut out, as expected, it’ll be the first time that’s happened since 1967…
HILLEARY ADDS MOBILITY AT QB
April 22, 1990
Chip Hilleary can do something no Kansas quarterback has done since perhaps Nolan Cromwell back in the mid-70s. Hilleary can turn the corner. “Not that he’s a Darian Hagan, because he’s not,” KU football coach Glen Mason said, “but he does a good job of running the football. He has good athletic ability.”
FERNA E. WRESTLER
April 22, 1990
Services for Ferna E. Wrestler, 90, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Rumsey Funeral Home, with the Rev. Robert Freitag officiating. Burial will be in Walnut Cemetery south of Moran.
S SIGNING OF JOHNSTON BROTHERS WISE
April 22, 1990
Kansas University is always looking for a few more good men and women. Better late than never, in the case of one player to be named later. For the immediate future, KU will have two more topnotch Lawrence High kids when Peter and David Johnston enroll this fall to pursue degrees and compete in track. Thus, two more promising Lions weren’t allowed to roam elsewhere, such as Arkansas, which was hustling them. It’s always great to see KU keep local kids.
KU NURSES BLAST HIRING OF ANTI-UNION CONSULTANT
April 22, 1990
Nurses supporting a union at the Kansas University Medical Center are criticizing management’s recent use of Kansas University Endowment Fund money to pay a consulting firm that some say specializes in thwarting hospital union drives. Nurses will vote whether they want a union in less than two weeks. They have been organizing since last summer.
S CONCERN FOR EARTH RESULTS IN ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION
April 22, 1990
Avery Lominska says he has an environmental vantage point that most youngsters don’t have. “Since I live on a farm, I get to see what a clean environment looks like all the time, and I get to go out in it,” he said Saturday.
MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY
April 22, 1990
Dear Editor: I, on behalf of the Veterans of Alfred Clark Post 852 Veterans of Foreign Wars, Disabled American Veterans Chapter 22 and Dorsey-Liberty Post 14 of the American Legion, would like to thank Lawrence School District 497 for deciding not to conduct classes on Memorial Day. I also wish, on behalf of the above listed veterans organizations, to thank the teachers for their support.
HELEN F. EICKS
April 22, 1990
Services for Helen F. Eicks, 85, Lawrence, will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Muehlebach Funeral Home Chapel in Kansas City, Mo., with the Rev. James Taranto officiating. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery in Kansas City, Mo. Mrs. Eicks died Saturday at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
EX-TEACHER REDISCOVERS HER ART
April 22, 1990
Barbara Sudlow began her adult life as an artist and art teacher in the 1950s. Now she’s returned to painting, creating landscapes and lithographs with an almost Asian simplicity. Her return to making art, she says, coincided with her marriage to landscape artist Robert Sudlow.
LOCAL ARTS
April 22, 1990
Art expert to speak on Georgia O’Keeffe Charles C. Eldredge will discuss recently discovered works by noted painter Georgia O’Keeffe in his inaugural lecture as Hall distinguished professor of American art history at 5 p.m. Monday at the Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art auditorium. Eldredge will speak on “Canyon Suite: Georgia O’Keeffe in Texas, 1916-1918.” Twenty-nine previously unknown watercolors, discovered in 1988, will be the focus of Eldredge’s slide-illustrated talk. O’Keeffe had given the paintings to a male friend in 1917, and his family had kept them since.
CHUCK BERG COLUMN
April 22, 1990
A new batch of fresh and reissued material spotlights some of the greatest practitioners of the tenor saxophone, arguably the most pliant and expressive of modern jazz voices. FISH OUT OF WATER, Charles Lloyd (ECM 1398): Tenor saxophonist Charles Lloyd reached a pinnacle in the late 1960s when his seminal quartet (with youthful “discoveries” such as pianist Keith Jarrett, drummer Jack DeJohnette and bassist Cecil McBee) converged with the Woodstock generation as well as the jazz world in “Forest Flower,” still one of the signal albums, and rare million-selling jazz releases, of the period.
ESTEL S. GARRETT
April 22, 1990
Services for Estel Samuel “Shorty” Garrett, 77, Topeka, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Parker-Price Mortuary in Topeka with the Rev. Jim Logan officiating. Burial will be in Rochester Cemetery. Mr. Garrett died Saturday at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka.
FLORA JANE MILLIMAN
April 22, 1990
Services for Flora Jane Milliman, 78, Pomona, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home in Ottawa. Burial will be in Richmond Cemetery in Richmond. Mrs. Milliman died Saturday at her home.
PICKING UP ON EARTH DAY
April 22, 1990
Brook Creek Park in east Lawrence isn’t one of the city’s most frequented outdoor spots, but it’s evident that people do use the park. There’s that one tell-tale sign: litter. Hence, when some of Mark Taylor’s friends said they wanted to get involved in Earth Day somehow, he recommended cleaning up the park.
STORY
April 22, 1990
In the story of Jack and the Beanstalk, Jack’s mother wasn’t too happy about him swapping a cow for a handful of beans until she learned what wonderful things the legumes really were. Similarly, people might be more willing to swap their present lifestyles for more environmentally conscious ones if they knew more about what they were getting in return. Informing local residents about the treasures of their natural surroundings are Ken Lassman and Caryn Goldberg.
ACTOR DANCES FROM CHORUS TO LEAD ROLE
April 22, 1990
Patrick Boyd grew up in a coal-mining town in West Virginia not a lot of theater to see there. When he went off to West Virginia University, where he saw his first musical, he discovered he could act, sing and dance. And on a theater trip to London, he discovered “West Side Story.”
SWINGING FROM HAYDEN TO HERMAN
April 22, 1990
One trumpeter grew up playing Hayden in Montana and now tours the country playing in symphonies and classical recitals with his wife. The other began playing jazz in music school and toured with the Woody Herman Band, Chunck Mangione and Doc Severinson.
FINAL STUDENT COUNT TO HAVE EARLY START
April 22, 1990
Enumerators from the U.S. Census Bureau will be arriving in Lawrence a week early in an effort to get a complete count of Kansas University students before the semester ends and many students leave the area. The enumerators will target KU students who weren’t counted when census forms were distributed on campus earlier this month.
GOLF GROUP READY FOR ANOTHER ROUND
April 22, 1990
A local group is beginning another round in its quest to convince the Lawrence City Commission to build a municipal golf course. The organizer of the Lawrence Municipal Golf Course Committee said he’s ready to go back to the commission to see whether he can convince commissioners to hold a referendum to gauge the public’s support for a municipal golf course.
SCARE LAWRENCE RESIDENTS
April 22, 1990
At least one Lawrence woman received a strange and frightening phone call Saturday from a man who claimed to be an official from Lawrence Memorial Hospital. “This man said he was at the hospital,” said Steffanie Eberhart, who got the call around 5 p.m. “He said, `I’m calling to tell you your husband has been admitted to the hospital. He was brought in about 45 minutes ago, complaining of stomach pains.’”
HOSPITAL REPORT
April 22, 1990
DISMISSALS Jolene Brown, Baldwin.
LAWRENCE COMPLETES RELAY SWEEP
April 22, 1990
It was as though Lawrence High’s track team were making one last-ditch effort to convince coach Bill Freeman not to retire. Freeman, who will retire after this semester, hadn’t coached a relay team to a win at the Kansas Relays in 14 years at LHS.
FRANK J. MAYHUGH
April 22, 1990
Services for Frank J. Mayhugh, 71, Lawrence, are pending at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Mr. Mayhugh died Saturday at his home after a long illness.
BIRD-BANDER THINKS EARTH MERITS ITS DAY
April 22, 1990
Katharine Kelley slides her hand inside the trap and gently takes hold of a tiny purple finch, then transfers it into a wire carrying cage. “It may be a female or a male,” she said. “In two years, if it’s a male it will color up. It’ll be raspberry pink.”
TAX PLAN RAISES CONCERN FOR ASSESSOR
April 22, 1990
Douglas County Assessor Don Gordon is concerned about how he would implement parts of a constitutional amendment approved by the Kansas Senate that would change the assessment rates on some properties. Specifically, Gordon wonders how he and other assessors would come up with an effective tax rate for commercial properties by Jan. 1 under the amendment when there are two assessment rates assigned to the same property.
MIXING THE MEDIEVAL AND MODERN
April 22, 1990
In “Helping Hands,” one of Alison Pebworth’s bizarre oil paintings, a cat sits on a chair, framed with a red drape reminiscent of medieval art. Off to the cat’s right, a hole in the wall reveals a figure communing with animals and plants, much like the image of a clown or troubador from a Renaissance court.
LAST
April 22, 1990
Carl Peterson knows who he’d pick today if the Chiefs owned the No. 1 selection in the NFL draft. “I like that running back from Penn State a lot,” said KC’s second-year president and general manager, referring to Blair Thomas.
T DETAIN 200-PLUS ENTRANTS
April 22, 1990
Officially, it is called the Town and Campus 10,000-meter run. On Saturday, though, they could have called this traditional Kansas Relays event the “Pea Soup Parade.”
LOCAL BOYS JOIN EFFORT TO FIGHT DISEASE
April 22, 1990
When Dylan and Brennan Annis were born, there was no cure for muscular dystropy. A cure still eludes researchers but the boys’ parents and supporters hope the battle is being fought harder today.
VICTORY
April 22, 1990
Everybody loves a good comeback story. Perhaps that’s the reason a couple hundred fans ventured OUTSIDE of Memorial Stadium to watch Kansas University javelin thrower Vince Labosky compete in the Kansas Relays Saturday.