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S MARTIN FINDS TIME TO RUN 100, 200 DURING GAMES
July 29, 1990
Gary Martin cut himself a little slack Saturday at the Sunflower State Games track competition. Martin, who brought a group of 27 youngsters aged six through 15 years old from the Topeka Boys’ Club, did more than coach this weekend.
CROWTHER WINS BRONZE MEDAL IN SUNFLOWER GAMES 10K RUN
July 29, 1990
Marshall Crowther has noticed a change in his competition. “As you get older,” said Crowther, “the field seems to get younger and thinner.”
ENDRES FAILS TO REPEAT COLORADO, KANSAS SUCCESS
July 29, 1990
When you’re hot, you’re hot. Last year at this time Chris Endres was. Now he’s not.
TROWBRIDGE FILLS VOIDS OF OFFICIALS
July 29, 1990
Basketball without officials would be like Oz without the Wizard. Where do you find whistle-tooters for warm summer weekends? Ask Lary Trowbridge. He found ‘em.
THIS TIME, OGDEN ON TOP
July 29, 1990
Nobody ever remembers who finishes second…except someone who finishes second three times. Like John Ogden.
KANSAS OPEN, ADDITIONAL MATERIAL
July 29, 1990
Steve Gotsche $10,000 — 71-72-67 — 210 Karl Zoller $6,000 — 71-68-72 — 211
MCCLURE SERVICES
July 29, 1990
A Mass of the Resurrection for Fred McClure, 73, Lawrence, will be said at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church with the Rev. Michael Scully officiating. Military graveside services will be conducted by the Dorsey-Liberty Post No. 14 of the American Legion at Memorial Park Cemetery.
LOCAL MAN GETS A HAND FROM REAGAN
July 29, 1990
When Dale Kerr of Lawrence needed a helping hand, he got one from former President Ronald Reagan. Kerr, assistant adjutant to the Kansas American Legion and a member of the Gov. Mike Hayden’s Commission for the Eisenhower Centennial, was in Abilene on Friday for to hear Reagan speak at the Eisenhower homestead and attended a reception at the Abilene Library.
WHILE CENSUS LAWSUIT CONTINUES, FEDERAL NUMBERS ARE COMING
July 29, 1990
Although preliminary federal census numbers will be out in about a month, local officials are still pressing their challenge of the state census. Officials argue that the state’s 1988 headcount was too low and the state’s population figures used for figuring political apportionment aren’t fair.
SALES TAX QUESTIONS
July 29, 1990
Dear Editor: I would like to pose a few questions to the city commission. The city manager states that the revenue from property taxes on motor vehicles will drop by $373,000 due to reappraisal and classification, but he does not explain how reappraisal and classification brought about this loss of revenue.
TV GIVES CHILDREN A FUZZY PICTURE OF WORKING WORLD
July 29, 1990
Children can get a misleading picture of the working world from television, but a Kansas University researcher doesn’t want to assign the tube too much blame. “Sure, the occupational portrayals on TV are misleading, but TV is a tool and if it’s used correctly, it can be very helpful,” said Elizabeth Smith, who has been studying TV’s impact on children.
IN LOCAL CAMPAIGNS, ABORTION NOT AN OVERRIDING ISSUE
July 29, 1990
The pro-life vs. pro-choice debate may be raging nationwide, but it hasn’t become an overriding issue in local campaigns as the Aug. 7 primary nears. A check with a number of area candidates seeking election to the Kansas House of Representatives and a Kansas University political science professor shows that abortion is low on the totem pole of concern to most voters in and around Lawrence.
S UNAFFILIATED VOTERS STILL COUNT
July 29, 1990
Their numbers may have decreased, but unaffiliated voters in Douglas County remain crucial to the two major political parties. “Democrats and Republicans know they must attract the `leaning’ voters to win all the time,” said Allan Cigler, an associate professor of political science at Kansas University.
TRAP SHOOTERS SET SIGHTS ON EXCELLENCE
July 29, 1990
Monti Belot and Hobert “Jim” Wiggins did a lot more than knock clay targets out of the sky Saturday. They proved that trap shooting competition isn’t reserved for the young. Belot, who will be 77 this month, and Wiggins, 72, have about 40 years of trap shooting experience between them. As competitors in the Sunflower State Games, they lined up Saturday for 50 shots each at clay targets.
ALTENBERND SERVICES
July 29, 1990
Services for Rella Stanwix Altenbernd, 83, Eudora, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Warren-McElwain Mortuary with the Rev. Ron Goodman officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs. Altenbernd died Wednesday at her home.
INSPECTION INVITATION
July 29, 1990
Look out, kennels, here they come. State animal health officials said this week that they plan to begin visiting the state’s worst dog kennels soon, but they evidently don’t want to catch anyone by surprise.
PEDIGREE CHECK AVOIDS PUPPY MILL PROBLEMS
July 29, 1990
Prospective dog owners could help eliminate the number of “puppy mills” in Kansas by asking for a pedigree, or documented family history, for the animal before taking it home, says a local woman who provides pedigree services for kennels and individuals from around the state. Paula Johnson, who has been offering pedigree services since January for purebred dogs, says kennels or pet stores can provide customers with individual dog or litter pedigrees that go back several generations.
VARIED FIELD COMPETES IN WRESTLING
July 29, 1990
One wrestler who seldom competes anymore, one who hoped to compete a lot more and a lot of wrestlers in between. That’s who attended the jam-packed wrestling venue of the Sunflower State Games on Saturday at Haskell’s Coffin Complex.
NOTES AND QUOTES
July 29, 1990
Notes and quotes while wondering if Oakland’s Jose and Ozzie Canseco will combine for more strikeouts than Bo Jackson… Tenting on the ol’ grid grounds. That’s what Kansas offensive co-ordinator Golden Pat Ruel will do as he threatened earlier this summer during football two-a-days. Ruel will pitch a tent and sleep on the practice field. “My tent sleeps four,” Ruel said, “so I’ll have some guest coaches and players. There will be a few crazies out there with me.”
FOR THE RECORD
July 29, 1990
Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported
PARADES, RUN HIGHLIGHT FESTIVAL
July 29, 1990
Of over 130 participants in the 8-K Linwood Pioneer Festival Run, two runners stood out. Almost three. Kim Darby, 8 -months pregnant, said she considered crossing the finish line backwards so her baby wouldn’t beat her at the tape.
BACK
July 29, 1990
The Lonesome Hobos practice every Thursday night in Billy Hunsinger’s living room, the same room he strummed his first guitar in 50 years ago. Back then, the other Hobos hadn’t even been born.
SUNFLOWER GAMES, ADDITIONAL MATERIAL
July 29, 1990
SATURDAY’S GOLD MEDALS 10K ROAD RACE Men 15-under Matt Schuakopf, 38:42. 16-18 Kevin Sampson, 38:45 19-24 Tim Bartz, 36:58. 25-29 Kurt Skinner, 37:41. 30-34 Randy Matner, 34:52. 35-39 Jay O’Neill, 36:13. 40-44 Gene Wee, 40:26. 45-49 Ron Graver, 41:27. 50-54 Kirby Clark, 49:02. 55-59 Jack Brand, 57:38. 60-over George Highfill, 59:52. Women
CD REISSUES PRESERVE UNUSUAL PERFORMANCES
July 29, 1990
berg A wave of reissues culled from the extensive archives of RCA-Bluebird focuses on seminal work by some of the great legends of jazz. And now, thanks to the wonders of digital remastering and the compact disc format, the music is not only available again, but sounding better than ever.
S GOTSCHE WINS KANSAS OPEN
July 29, 1990
Steve Gotsche is a native Kansan and proud of it. “Everybody says `Great Bend … where is that?’ It’s out west in the middle of the state. This is a victory for all of us loners,” grinned the 28-year-old assistant golf pro at Great Bend Petroleum Club.
S ECONOMIC TRANSITION
July 29, 1990
Poland is making monumental changes in its economy as it switches over to a capitalistic market system, says a Kansas University business economist who spent the last semester teaching in Warsaw. Meanwhile, the Poles are trying to court American investors but not too successfully, says Doug Houston, an associate business professor who was in Poland from February through the end of May.
S NAME APPEARS ON MANY LISTS
July 29, 1990
The great Mike Scott sweepstakes must be decided by Tuesday’s trading deadline. Heading into the last two months of the season, several teams are a pitcher away from a possible pennant and Scott’s name is on almost everybody’s shopping list. Some teams, however, say the Astros are asking too much for the 35-year-old right-hander.
HOSPITAL REPORT
July 29, 1990
DISMISSALS Tammy Barta and baby boy, 850 Maple; Ellen Kroeker and baby boy, 3000 W. 19th Ct.; Diane Mattingly and baby girl, 2519 Belle Crest.
BIG ART IN LITTLE SWEDEN
July 29, 1990
South of Salina, about halfway to McPherson, a colony of artists is at home in a small, sophisticated town called Lindsborg. It’s the same town that advertises itself along Interstates 70 and 135 with signs urging tourists to visit “Little Sweden, USA” and has a Main Street lined with stores selling imported Swedish crafts.