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KANSAS OPEN NOTES
July 28, 1991
Alvamar pro Randy Towner shot 76-73-75224 and won $311. Dick Stuntz, Alvamar’s director of facilities, fired 75-75-77227 and won nothing. Stuntz was one of eight amateurs who made the cut… This year’s Mr. Consistency Award goes to Mike Grob, a pro from Billings, Mont., who carded identical rounds of 75 for a 225 total. He earned $301.66…
JUNCTION CITY SCHOOL LEADER TO TEACH AT KU
July 28, 1991
Max Heim, Junction City’s superintendent of schools, will become a tenured professor at Kansas University in the fall of 1992. Heim will teach in the department of education policy and administration in KU’s School of Education.
YOUTH TEAMS 5-2 IN TOURNEYS
July 28, 1991
Lawrence area youth baseball teams were 5-2 Saturday in their respective tournaments. Jock’s Nitch, the Douglas County Amateur Baseball Assn.’s 12-year-old, 10-year-old and 9-year-old All-Stars, and a DCABA 11- to 12-year-olds’ team were victorious. 13-14 Wichita Angels 11, VFW Cardinals 8: The Cardinals, the No. 1 seed in the NBC 13- to 14-year-olds’ state tournament in Topeka, fell to the No. 3-seeded Angels. Billy Breshears hit a two-run home run, Blake Van Coevern hit two doubles and Ricci King added a double for the Cards. They’ll face El Dorado today in a loser’s bracket contest.
KU GOLFER BRUNO LEADING AMATEUR
July 28, 1991
No amateur has ever won the Kansas Open. That didn’t deter Brad Bruno. “I had it in mind to tee it up and win the whole thing,” said Bruno, a Kansas University junior-to-be.
KANSAS OPEN, ADDITIONAL MATERIAL
July 28, 1991
Saturday at Alvamar Jay Williamson $10,000 — 72-69-69-210 Don Walsworth $4,333.33 — 65-77-70-212 Chris Endres $4,333.33 — 70-71-71-212 Matt Cole $4,333.33 — 69-73-70-212 Tom Pernice $1,750 — 74-69-70-213 Butch Grattan $1,750 — 71-69-73-213 Skip Kendall $1,750 — 71-69-73-213 Tom Dawson $1,175 — 70-73-71-214 Perry Moss $1,175 — 73-69-72-214 Mike Putnam $853.33 — 72-69-74-215 Tripp Davis $853.33 — 72-71-72-215 Bryan Hughett $853.33 — 70-72-73-215 a-Brad Bruno — 69-76-71-216 Jim Sieckmann $720 — 73-71-72-216 Kevin Healy $626.66 — 73-71-73-217 Ralph Terry $626.66 — 71-70-76-217 John Hunter $626.66 — 72-71-74-217 Chad Magee $436.25 — 74-75-69-218 Dave Cunningham $436.25 — 71-71-76-218 Tim Conley $436.25 — 74-74-70-218 Bret Burroughs $436.25 — 71-72-75-218 Tony Grimes $436.25 — 73-70-75-218 Steve Gotsche $436.25 — 73-74-71-218 a-Kory Bowman — 74-73-71-218 Clay Devers $436.25 — 72-74-72-218 John Ogden $436.25 — 73-71-74-218 Scott Templeton $365 — 72-77-70-219 Greg Towne $365 — 68-75-76-219 Karl Zoller $365 — 73-75-71-219 Keith Parker $365 — 72-75-72-219 Phillip Blythe $325 — 77-73-70-220 Garth Wellshear $325 — 72-71-77-220 Jay Kent $325 — 74-70-76-220 Scott Bunker $325 — 73-76-71-220 a-Mike O’Donnell — 76-72-72-220 Jeff McMillian $325 — 71-75-74-220 Sean Thayer $321 — 75-73-73-221 Bob Sedorcek $321 — 69-78-74-221 Rob Mullin $321 — 69-76-76-221 David Beck $321 — 76-71-74-221 Todd Baker $321 — 74-72-75-221 a-Albert Johnson — 78-72-72-222 Randy Winn $316.66 — 71-79-72-222 a-Rusty Brown — 71-78-73-222 Brian Montgomery $316.66 — 79-70-73-222 a-Len Johnsen — 71-77-74-222 Darren Channell $316.66 — 77-71-74-222 a-Jeff Moeller — 72-75-76-223 Scott Chipokis $315 — 73-74-76-223 Troy Wright $315 — 74-72-77-223 Bob Gaus $311 — 73-77-74-224 Richard Volding $311 — 73-71-80-224 Ashley Chinner $311 — 75-75-74-224 Al Rickert $311 — 71-78-75-224 Randy Towner $311 — 76-73-75-224 Richard Allred $301.66 — 73-77-75-225 Mike Grob $301.66 — 75-75-75-225 Ronald Kosmatka $301.66 — 78-72-75-225 Rob Strano $301.66 — 72-76-77-225 Darryl Court $301.66 — 73-74-78-225 Arthur Bennett $301.66 — 74-73-78-225 Brian Symonds $290 — 76-74-76-226 Jay Synkelma $290 — 79-71-76-226 Jerry Tucker $290 — 73-76-77-226 Mark Cero $290 — 75-73-78-226 a-Dick Stuntz — 75-75-77-227 Steve McDonald $290 — 75-74-78-227 Tim Duignan $290 — 75-74-78-227 Al Smith $100 — 75-75-78-228 Todd Mudge $100 — 72-78-79-229 Juan Elizondo $100 — 76-74-80-230 Todd Loechler $100 — 72-78-81-231
REPORT
July 28, 1991
A cost of living below the national average gives Lawrence an edge in attracting new businesses and bodes well for the city’s long-term economic vitality, a Kansas State University researcher says. Kirk Zoellner, extension community development specialist based in Garden City, says utility and health care costs are bargains in Lawrence. Although residents pay a bit more for housing in Lawrence than in many other Kansas cities, the cost is still cheaper than the average for U.S. cities.
TRAVELLERS TAKE 2-1 REGIONAL WIN
July 28, 1991
El DORADO Todd Breyfogle and Joel Bacon combined on a three-hitter as the Maupintour Travellers defeated the Wichita State Alums, 2-1, in a second-round National Baseball Congress regional loser’s bracket game here Saturday. Breyfogle (5-0) allowed two hits over eight innings and Bacon, who earned his eighth save of the season, gave up a hit in the ninth.
OIL AND GAS FIRM FILES FOR BANKRUPTCY
July 28, 1991
A Topeka oil and gas development and production partnership and 10 of its affiliates have filed for bankruptcy reorganization. The Columbian Energy Co. Limited Partnership and 10 of its affiliates filed separate Chapter 11 bankruptcy petitions Thursday in the U.S. District Court in Topeka.
SLATTERY PROMOTES FEDERAL PROGRAM FOR TIRE RECYCLING
July 28, 1991
U.S. Rep. Jim Slattery, D-Kan., is promoting legislation that would eliminate scrap tire piles and promote scrap tire recycling. The Slattery Tire Recycling and Recovery Act of 1991 is a package of two bills that would require states to develop and implement plans to eliminate current scrap tire stockpiles and provide for the recycling of used tires, according to a release issued Friday by Slattery’s office.
NOTES AND QUOTES. . .
July 28, 1991
Notes and quotes while wondering if the Royals’ front office refrigerator is well stocked with crow in case Bo Jackson makes a successful comeback with the White Sox… Speaking of Jackson, long-time Oklahoma State team doctor Donald Cooper told Bill Connors of the Tulsa World: “I don’t know Jackson and I haven’t seen anything to indicate he used steroids, but I asked his doctor if Bo used steroids and his answer did not satisfy me.” …
FOR THE RECORD
July 28, 1991
Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported A portable compact disc player, 40 compact discs, a pair of sunglasses and other items were taken between 2:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Friday from an unlocked vehicle in the 1100 block of Louisiana, police reported. The items were valued together at $1,079.
NATIVE KANSANS SEEK NOMINEES
July 28, 1991
The Native Sons and Daughters of Kansas are accepting nominations for their “Native Kansan of the Year” award. Nominations should be submitted no later than Aug. 31.
GAMES KICK OFF WITH TORCH RUN
July 28, 1991
A torch run Friday morning from Topeka to Lawrence will kick off the 1991 Sunflower State Games. Gov. Joan Finney formally will open the games at 9 a.m. with a short speech on the steps of the Statehouse. She then will pass the torch to Judy Heimer, president of the Kansas Association for Heath Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, which is sponsoring the torch run this year.
CLASSES PLACE CHILDREN IN 19TH CENTURY
July 28, 1991
Kneeling on the grass, 9-year-old Lydia Krebs furiously scrubbed a towel on an old-fashioned washboard. If this was a chore back in the 19th century, she said, things weren’t too bad. “I don’t think they had to clean any toilets,” said Lydia, Oskaloosa. As for the washboard, she said, “I think it’s a lot easier to use a washing machine. (Using the washboard) is fun for now, but I don’t think it would be if I had to do it every day.”
KANSAS OPEN NOTES
July 28, 1991
Alvamar pro Randy Towner shot 76-73-75224 and won $311. Dick Stuntz, Alvamar’s director of facilities, fired 75-75-77227 and won nothing. Stuntz was one of eight amateurs who made the cut… This year’s Mr. Consistency Award goes to Mike Grob, a pro from Billings, Mont., who carded identical rounds of 75 for a 225 total. He earned $301.66…
ROY ELLIS BLOSSER
July 28, 1991
Services for Roy Ellis Blosser, 69, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Lawrence Baptist Temple. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Lathrop Cemetery in Lathrop, Mo. The Rev. Gary Myer will officiate. Mr. Blosser died Saturday morning, July 27, 1991, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
FRIEDA REETZ
July 28, 1991
Services for Frieda Magdalene Reetz, 94, of Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Rumsey Funeral Home with the Rev. Paul Witmer of St. Paul United Church of Christ officiating. Burial will follow at the Lawrence Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs. Reetz died Friday, July 26, 1991, at the La Grange Memorial Hospital, La Grange, Ill.
WARE SERVICES
July 28, 1991
Services for Josephine Allen Ware, 83, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Trinity Episcopal Church with the Rev. John Macauley officiating. Burial will be in Mount Moriah Cemetery in Kansas City. Mrs. Ware died Friday, July 26, 1991, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
BERT NASH READY TO CAP CAMPAIGN
July 28, 1991
A local mental health center is nearing the purchase of what will become Lawrence’s first supportive housing complex for mentally disabled adults. The Bert Nash Community Health Center is expected in the next month to put down between $100,000 and $125,000 for the purchase of a four-plex at 911 Ohio, said Sandra Shaw, the center’s chief executive officer.
SPECIAL OLYMPICS
July 28, 1991
Two Lawrence residents Friday each won a gold medal at the 1991 International Special Olympics in Minneapolis, Minn. Ted Wiley earned his gold medal with his bowling team. Wiley finished seventh in the individual competition. He had taken fifth in doubles competition earlier in the week.
CONSOLIDATING SCHOOLS BRINGS PROBLEMSBENEFITS
July 28, 1991
Mike Eltschinger, India School principal, looks over a sketch showing how five portable buildings might be arranged behind his school. It’s the perfect configuration, he says, except for one building that utility officials say should not be under a power line. Finding a suitable arrangement for the portables is just one of many preparations that must be made before India School takes in students from Kaw Valley School, which the district closed this year for budget reasons.
MINIMUM WAGE HIKE TAKES TOLL
July 28, 1991
A steak restaurant raised the prices of some of its menu items. A discount store scaled back the hours of some of its workers. A fast-food restaurant has seen its profits fall. Almost four months after the federal minimum wage was raised from $3.80 to $4.25 an hour, these are some of the ripples felt by Lawrence businesses that depend on minimum-wage employees.
CONTEST HAS YOUTHS EYEING THE RED, WHITE AND GREEN
July 28, 1991
They came from Lawrence. They came from Shawnee and Grandview, Mo., and there was even one competitor from Hunstville, Tex. As they lined up Saturday at the makeshift table in front of the main stage, the participants in the Linwood Pioneer Festival’s watermelon-eating contest held their red, white and green wedges at the ready.
QUALITY SERVICE
July 28, 1991
To the Editor: I recently had occasion to use the ambulance service here in Lawrence. My family and I were very impressed by their prompt response and the quality of medical care I received as they stabilized my condition and got me to Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
DEVELOPMENT BALANCE
July 28, 1991
The Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Commission seems to be taking some sensible first steps toward controlling development along Kansas Highway 10. The so-called “K-10 corridor” from Lawrence to Lenexa has tremendous potential for commercial development. Some forecasters even envision a megalopolis of business and residential development stretching all the way between the two cities.
ABORTION ADVISING GOES ON, DESPITE BAN
July 28, 1991
Licensed nurses who do “options counseling” will discuss abortion with clients until the state Department of Health and Environment directs them to do otherwise, said Barbara Schnitker, director of nurses. In May, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a regulation banning family planning agencies from disseminating information about abortion.
July 28, 1991
He doesn’t resemble Arnold Schwarzenegger. Nor Sylvester Stallone. Not even the fabulous Bo Jackson. But by this time next month, Michael J. Hickman believe’s he’ll have done something those other, more famous, tough guys can’t do he’ll have completed a triathlon. And he’ll be proudly wearing his “Ironman Canada” T-shirt to prove it.
RAIDERS WIN TWO IN TOURNEY
July 28, 1991
The Lawrence Raiders fought off elimination in the Legion AAA zone baseball tournament and earned a berth to the championship game with a pair of victories here Saturday. The Raiders run-ruled Lenexa-Shawnee Mission West, 11-3, and edged host Emporia, 7-2. Against Lenexa, the team that sent Lawrence to the loser’s bracket on Thursday, Dustin Smith and Mark Edmonds combined on a four-hitter.
HOSPITALS DISMISSALS
July 28, 1991
Susan Sheridan and baby girl, Lawrence; Nancy Wilson and baby girl, Lawrence; Teresa Smith and baby girl, Lawrence. BIRTHS
WILLIAMSON CAPTURES KANSAS OPEN
July 28, 1991
Jay Williamson rarely picked up a golf club in college. “I played varsity hockey and baseball. Those were the two sports I played growing up,” said Williamson, a 24-year-old, 1989 graduate of Trinity College in Hartford, Conn.
BOATS SAIL TO BENEFIT CANCER CENTER
July 28, 1991
Vibrant sails splashed Clinton Lake Saturday with every color in the spectrum as 17 sailboats scurried and maneuvered their way around buoys and each other. Although the boat crews were focused on winning the first Teddy Bear Regatta, the weekend’s competition had an additional purpose: To raise funds to benefit the cancer center at Children’s Mercy Cancer Center in Kansas City, Mo.