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3 PEOPLE HOSPITALIZED AFTER TURNPIKE CRASH
September 22, 1990
Three people remained hospitalized this morning with injuries they suffered in a one-car accident about two miles east of Lawrence on the Kansas Turnpike. Clifton Moore, 34, Topeka, was listed in stable condition today at the Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan., where he was taken by Life Flight helicopter after the accident.
PHELPS TRIES TO JOIN DEBATE OVER ROTC
September 22, 1990
The Rev. Fred Phelps advocated vigorous public debate during his failed bid this year for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination. He’s no longer sparring as a candidate, but he’s looking for someone to debate Pentagon policy and the role of ROTC on campus.
PERFORMERS TAKE SHOW IN NEW DIRECTION
September 22, 1990
Imagine rehearsing a production featuring six decidedly different artists, two of whom weren’t even there, and two musical ensembles in a theater most of them had never seen. Inside gray Hoch Auditorium on a gray Thursday afternoon, the poets and musicians of “SenseUs: The Rainbow Anthem” tried to put their expansive show together after the principals gave workshops and talks to Kansas University students. The show, the first in this year’s KU New Directions Series, will play at 8 p.m. today.
S HADL NOMINATED
September 22, 1990
John Hadl’s name has been put into nomination for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Olathe attorney Park McGee was recently moved by a Journal-World article that mentioning the fact Hadl was not in the pro hall of fame, despite the fact the San Diego Chargers’ and Los Angeles Rams’ standout compiled better statistics than many of those quarterbacks enshrined.
KU SEEKS MORE AID FOR GRAD STUDENTS
September 22, 1990
The late Philip Whitcomb, who earned a doctorate at Kansas University at the age of 90, believed a major purpose of universities was to prepare a new generation of professors and researchers. Del Shankel, executive vice chancellor at KU, handed Whitcomb his diploma in 1981. On Friday, Shankel drew on Whitcomb’s writings to explain for an interim legislative panel the need to increase the level of state aid for graduate students.
CHURCH TAKES UP FARM AID CAUSE
September 22, 1990
Funds from Willie Nelson’s Farm Aid concerts just aren’t coming into Kansas like they used to, so a Tonganoxie church has decided to hold its own benefit concert to help pick up the slack. The concert will be from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the First Congegrational Church, Fourth and Green streets in Tonganoxie. Two groups will be featured: Careless Joe, a Lawrence band, and Rosy’s Bar & Grill, a women’s duet from Kansas City.
KU PRODUCES A SPECIAL VIDEO TO MARK ITS 125TH ANNIVERSARY
September 22, 1990
In honor of its 125th anniversary year, Kansas University will produce a 30-second video spot containing 89 photos and video images, shown at a pace of two to six a second. The photos were selected from the extensive collection of about 70,000 images in KU’s Archives.
COUNTY TOWNS MAIL THEIR APPEALS OF PRELIMINARY CENSUS FIGURES
September 22, 1990
Census appeals are in the mail from Lawrence, Baldwin, Eudora and Lecompton. Officials from the four cities in Douglas County think their cities have been undercounted in the preliminary federal census report. Their appeals to the U.S. Census Bureau challenge the bureau’s count of housing units and the number of people living in group quarters. Cities are not allowed to appeal the preliminary population figure itself.
SATURDAY COLUMN
September 22, 1990
Is it better for candidates for political office to be specific, direct and honest in their answers to questions about their policies and actions if they should be victorious in their elective campaigns, or is it better to be vague, evasive and perhaps less than forthright in their answers? What approach wins the votes? Professional campaign directors must have an answer to this question but they, too, probably would hedge on any definitve response as they would say different candidates, different issues and different campaigns all have to be handled on a separate, special basis.
LIONS CLICK IN 28-0 BLANKING OF OLATHE SOUTH
September 22, 1990
Tyrone Thompson conjured in his mind a horrible image when Lawrence High first drove into Olathe South territory on Friday night. Thompson’s thoughts drifted back a week…to a situation inside the five-yard line…to the Lions being stopped short of a touchdown time and time again…to their eventual three-overtime loss to Shawnee Mission Northwest.
Lions click in 28-0 blanking of Olathe South
September 22, 1990
Tyrone Thompson conjured in his mind a horrible image when Lawrence High first drove into Olathe South territory on Friday night. Thompson’s thoughts drifted back a week…to a situation inside the five-yard line…to the Lions being stopped short of a touchdown time and time again…to their eventual three-overtime loss to Shawnee Mission Northwest.
ELLEN A. LOVELETT
September 22, 1990
Services for Ellen A. Lovelett, 74, Eudora, are pending at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Mrs. Lovelett, a homemaker, died Friday at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
HOSPITAL REPORT
September 22, 1990
BIRTHS Mr. and Mrs. Charles Turner II, Lawrence, a boy, Friday.
FOR THE RECORD
September 22, 1990
Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported
ANGELS ROUT ROYALS, 12-5
September 22, 1990
Lee Stevens left a bundle of tickets at the freebie window on Friday night. “More than 20, easily,” said the former Lawrence High and Lawrence Legion baseball player who made his debut in Royals Stadium with a run-scoring double off the centerfield wall in five at bats.
THIS TIME WILBURN HAS SHINY STATISTICS AS SALVE
September 22, 1990
Finally, Kevin Wilburn has some statistics to soothe his bruises. While junior speedsters Michael Cosey and Adam Green have taken pitches and collected touchdowns, Wilburn, Lawrence High’s 5-11, 183-pound senior fullback, has taken fakes and collected shots from opposing linebackers.