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JAYHAWKS ELECT BUDDEMOORE
August 12, 1990
With only three fifth-year seniors on the Kansas football roster, it’s hardly surprising that two of them Chip Budde and Curtis Moore have been named co-captains. Coach Glen Mason announced Saturday that Budde, a 6-2, 260-pound center from Lawrence, and Moore, a 6-1, 235-pound linebacker from Wichita, were elected to captain the offense and defense respectively during the 1990 season.
LOCAL HOME SALES STRONG DESPITE STATEWIDE SLUMP
August 12, 1990
Although home sales in Kansas are down significantly from a year ago, the real estate market in Lawrence appears stable and in better shape than the rest of the state. “Our marketplace is very healthy,” said Gary Nuzum, managing broker at McGrew Real Estate. “It’s a price-sensitive market, not a seller’s market. We’re fortunate that there are a lot of buyers looking for bargains.”
PALATES
August 12, 1990
Hungry visitors to the Douglas County Free Fair encountered two palate-tempting events Saturday. Good nutrition was the focus of the Heart Healthy Food Festival Saturday morning, and a homemade ice cream contest that afternoon was an exercise in pure indulgence.
FIDDLING AND PICKING CONTEST PROMISES DOWN-HOME FLAVOR
August 12, 1990
It may not be the only fiddling and picking contest in the world, but for local residents, the Kansas State Fiddling and Picking Championships the only ones held in Lawrence, have a down-home flavor. “It has the air of a hometown event,” said Mike Allen, one of the organizers fiddling and picking championships, which will be held Aug. 24-26 in Lawrence. “It still has that aura of country fiddling about it. The competition is still much more friendly than cutthroat.”
TEEN IS CHAMPION SEVERAL TIMES OVER
August 12, 1990
Angela Anders and her livestock made county fair history this week when she netted several top prizes at the Douglas County Free Fair. Angela, of rural Eudora, is the first competitor in the history of the fair to win the top awards in three species. She showed the Grand Champion steer, the Grand Champion barrow, or market hog, and the Grand Champion lamb. Additionally, she had the Grand Champion gilt. In showmanship she was the Grand Champion Showman for her pigs. She was the Reserve Grand Champion Showman in sheep and steers.
SCHOOL BOARD TO HOLD HEARING ON BUDGET
August 12, 1990
The Lawrence school board will hold a public hearing on the district’s proposed 1990-91 budget at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Lawrence High School library. The board last month approved a preliminary 1990-91 budget of $38.6 million, a 5.3 percent increase over last year’s budget.
WESLEY G. MCCALLA
August 12, 1990
Services for Wesley G. McCalla, 80, Lawrence, are pending at Rumsey Funeral Home. Mr. McCalla died Saturday at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
ER WINS ANNUAL HONOR
August 12, 1990
Kim Shultz of Kanwaka 4-H Club won the 1990 Nunemaker Citizenship Award at the Douglas County 4-H Free Fair awards ceremony Saturday night. Shultz, 18, is a 10-year member of the Kanwaka 4-H club. She has served as a 4-H Ambassador and currently is president of the local 4-H Council.
AUCTION CLOSES DOUGLAS COUNTY FAIR
August 12, 1990
The annual 4-H/Future Farmers of America livestock auction was the last event of the 1990 Douglas County Free Fair and it brought a sales total of nearly $20,000 more than last year’s auction for area 4-H’ers. Saturday night’s auction sales totaled $89,591, up from last year’s $69,661 sales total.
WOODLING COLUMN
August 12, 1990
Notes and quotes while wondering if the Royals have more players on the disabled list now than the Chiefs will have during the entire 1990 season… It’s hardly a surprise, but Oklahoma State basketball coach Eddie Sutton’s son, Sean, has decided to enroll at Okie State. Sean Sutton started at point guard for his dad at Kentucky during the 1988-89 season. He has two years of NCAA eligibility remaining…
FOR THE RECORD
August 12, 1990
Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported
AT HOME IN ENGLISH, VISITING YUGOSLAV POET TRANSLATES OWN WORK
August 12, 1990
Milenko Kovacicek drags on a cigarette, smiles and talks about one of his brushes with greatness. “When I was a teen-ager, I read my poems at a poetry reading, and a famous Yugoslav poet I had learned about in school was there,” said Kovacicek, a 35-year-old Croatian poet and English teacher from the Balkan nation. He came up to me and said, `Young man, your work is good, but come to me when you’re 30, if you’re still writing.’ By the time I was 30, he died, but I was still writing.”
YUGOSLAV POET, NIGERIAN DIRECTOR ENLIVEN KU
August 12, 1990
People like Omofolabo Ajayi have been directing and choreographing plays in Nigeria for years, riding a burst of creative energy that began with the West African nation’s independence from Britain in 1960. Some of those plays have included the great works of Western culture plays by Ibsen, Brecht, Shakespeare and the American writers James Baldwin and Lorraine Hansberry.
SOME QUESTIONS
August 12, 1990
Dear Editor: Human life. Does it have an intrinsic value in itself, or is life merely a commodity to be spent in defense of vested interests?
GOOD ROAD DECISION
August 12, 1990
City and county officials made the right decision Thursday in going ahead with plans to put two bond issues for road projects on the Nov. 6 general election ballot. Separating the bond issues for the southwest trafficway and the eastern parkway also will make it easier for voters to understand the questions and voice their opinions on the issues.
BREWERS SKEWER ROYALS, PAIN-WRACKED FILSON, 11-5
August 12, 1990
Pete Filson pitched in pain Saturday night. Not a wise decision.
CAMP ADVENTURE
August 12, 1990
Chihowa Retreat Center near Lake Perry turns into Camp Adventure one week each August, with nearly 40 eager campers exploring its woodland paths, fishing its well-stocked lake and swimming in its clear, blue pool. Like campers everywhere, they are sometimes shy, sometimes gregarious and always busy, whether they’re reeling in their lake catch, downing a lunch of homemade pizza pie or sharing thoughts around an evening campfire.
HOSPITAL REPORT
August 12, 1990
DISMISSALS Leslie R. McCune, Lawrence; Amy Diane Schneider and baby girl, Lawrence; Jennifer Jackson Sanner and baby boy, Lawrence; Sharon Kaye Tuck and baby boy, Lawrence; Delbert Francis Skinner, Lawrence.
M-PACT
August 12, 1990
During the last decade, Jim Martin has seen his medical supply business grow from a fledgling operation in his basement to a company with $10 million in annual sales. In the next five years he hopes to double the sales of his company, which recently became a division of M-Pact, an umbrella company formed after the merger of his original company, Martin Worldwide, and two other medical supply manufacturing firms.
KU GROUP UNDECIDED ON ROTC RESPONSE
August 12, 1990
Members of the Kansas University governance system are gearing up for a September meeting that will plot their response to a U.S. Department of Defense policy excluding homosexuals from military service. Although homosexual students may take ROTC courses at KU, they will not be commissioned into the service, according to the DOD policy. Members of the University Senate Executive Committee (SenEx) and University Council have opposed the policy, alleging that is in direct conflict with KU’s own anti-discrimination policies.
MASTERS OF PIANO BRING JAZZ TO LIFE
August 12, 1990
BERG A cornucopia of jazz by stellar pianistic pros puts the spotlight on the pianoforte, arguably the most comprehensive and stylistically diverse of jazzdom’s standard instruments.
STATE PLANS NO CHANGE IN SEASONS
August 12, 1990
Meeting August 14-15 in Overland Park, Kansas Wildlife and Parks commissioners are planning to adopt dates for the state’s 1990-91 waterfowl seasons before Federal frameworks are released. Call this unusual move the same as playing a sure thing. “The commission will set (waterfowl) season dates because we expect no change in the Federal framework from last year,” said Marvin Kraft, state waterfowl project leader.
HASKELL FRESHMEN SHARE HOPE FOR FUTURE
August 12, 1990
Leaving family and friends behind, members of the freshman class at Haskell Indian Junior College have hit town, awaiting their first semester of college life. The student body at Haskell represents nearly 120 tribes, and students come to Kansas from about 35 states.