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TWO NICE GIRLS
September 22, 1991
Just because they call themselves Two Nice Girls doesn’t mean they play nice, soft rock. In fact, the quartet yes, there are four women in Two Nice Girls likes to play hard and loud to a young audience. “We have a lot of women fans whose age range is between 16 and 24,” said Kathy Korniloff, a band member. “We get a lot of women who are excited over girls playing our guitars very loud, and we get a lot of men, too.”
ORGAN INSTITUTE
September 22, 1991
The 1991 Kansas Institute for Organ and Church Music will run from Thursday through Sunday at Kansas University. Noted California organist Catharine Crozier tops the list of guest artists. Joining Crozier as guest artists for the 1991 institute are Myles Criss, organist and choirmaster at Grace Cathedral, Topeka; Duane Friesen, professor of Bible and religion at Bethel College, Newton; and John Schaeffer, organist and choirmaster at Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral in Kansas City, Mo.
IS HABIT-FORMING
September 22, 1991
Not many actresses face the challenge of dancing around in a full nun’s habit. Not many other people face that challenge, either. Glenda Brundage does every night she rehearses “Nunsense” in costume.
S MUSIC GIVES TENOR THRILL OFLIFETIME
September 22, 1991
Back in June, Jerry Hadley stood before an enthralled audience in the Liverpool Anglican Cathedral and sang the tenor solo in an oratorio written by a boyhood idol. That idol was Paul McCartney. And the piece, called “Liverpool Oratorio,” drew worldwide attention as the ex-Beatle branched into a new musical realm.
EMPLOYEES
September 22, 1991
Elaine Nelson may be a newcomer to the top job at Sallie Mae’s loan servicing center in Lawrence, but she’s in familiar surroundings. Indeed, when Nelson leads tours of the 52,000-square-foot facility at 2000 Bluffs Dr., she’s retracing her own career with the Student Loan Marketing Assn., informally known as Sallie Mae.
KU PROFESSOR WRITES BOOK ON HER INVOLVEMENT WITH SAINT
September 22, 1991
Sister Rose Philippine Duchesne’s canonization by Pope John Paul II on July 3, 1988, didn’t quell the interest of a Kansas University English professor in the French nun. The professor, Beverly Boyd, now has published an autobiographical book that chronicles her efforts on behalf of Philippine’s rise to sainthood. She also is documenting developments, especially within Kansas, triggered by that event, and she is continuing to help build KU’s Kansas Collection’s holdings on the saint.
GUITARS GET IN SOME SOLID WORKOUTS
September 22, 1991
ODDS OR EVENS, Mike Stern (Atlantic 7 82297-2): Mike Stern’s “Odds or Evens” possesses a zesty edge and substantive depth that makes it work at any number of levels. It’s music whose inital impact is made with rockish rhythms, steely ensemble lines, and Stern’s wailing, electrified and electrifying guitar. Beneath the beguiling surface is an array of improvisational gems whose design and execution are nothing short of brilliant. For that, credit Stern and his band of no-nonsense New Yorkers, saxophonist Bob Berg, bassists Anthony Jackson and Lincoln Goines, keyboardist Jim Beard, drummers Dennis Chambers and Ben Perowsky, plus percussionist Don Alias.
SEEM-TO-BE PLAYERS
September 22, 1991
High school politician by day, aspiring thespian by night that sums up Willie Averill’s life right now. Averill, the son of Ric and Jeannie Averill, is both the student council president at Lawrence High School and a performer in “Clever Gertie Mae,” the season kickoff for Ric Averill’s Seem-to-be Players. He’s also planning to appear in productions at the Riverfront Players, Ric Averill’s amateur group that performs children’s plays in the Lawrence Riverfront Plaza.
KU NOTES
September 22, 1991
Senior wide receiver Rob Licursi suffered a broken collarbone after catching a pass in the first quarter and has been lost for the season. It’s possible Licursi will qualify for another season, however, under NCAA hardship rules. He hasn’t had a red-shirt season. Three starting offensive linemen sat out the second half. Center Dan Schmidt (ankle), guard Scott Imwalle (leg cramps) and tackle Keith Loneker (ankle) were replaced by Dave Marcum, Russ Bowen and Kris Booth respectively.
S FLORELL MAKES MOST OF CHANCE
September 22, 1991
Nate Florell didn’t play a down in season-opening football wins over Toledo and Tulsa. “Two games into the season, you get itchy and ornery,” said Florell, KU’s sophomore quarterback from Chicago.
MOONLIGHTING OK WITH LOCAL COMPANIES
September 22, 1991
Lawrence companies, acknowledging that second and third jobs are often necessary for families to make ends meet in the 1990s, are helping to bring moonlighting out of the dark. Not one local company contacted in a random survey last week said it did not allow employees to moonlight. In fact, all of the companies said they have no policy at all as long as their employees’ other jobs don’t interfere with their main job.
S MULTICULTURAL MAKEUP
September 22, 1991
Lawrence’s reputation as one of the state’s more diverse cities is well-deserved, figures from the 1990 U.S. Census show. About 12.9 percent of the city’s 65,608 population belongs to a racial minority group, compared to 9.9 percent of the statewide population, the census figures show.
LHS CLAIMS 600TH WIN, MEET TITLE
September 22, 1991
Let them eat cake. After Joan Wells and the Lawrence High volleyball team won their 600th match en route to their third straight Wichita Northwest tournament title on Saturday, the players’ parents surprised the team with a celebratory cake.
PROGRAMS BROADEN HORIZONS FOR A PAIR OF LOCAL GIRL SCOUTS
September 22, 1991
Two Lawrence girls are looking forward to their next “wider opportunity.” Junior high school students Erica Hill and Amber Murphy expanded their horizons this summer, when they took advantage of two Girl Scouts programs. Erica learned more about the Smoky Mountains during “Great Smoky Mountain Adventure,” and Amber boarded an authentic covered wagon during “Wagons West.”
HIGH-SPEED CHASE ENDS IN TOPEKA
September 22, 1991
A 21-year-old Marshfield, Mass., man riding a high-performance motorcycle at speeds reaching more than 140 mph led law enforcement officers on a chase Saturday morning that began west of Kansas City, Kan., went through Lawrence and ended south of Topeka. A Kansas Highway Patrol dispatcher said the man, who was riding a Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle, finally was arrested south of Topeka after he got off his motorcycle and tried to run away.
S BOWEN FORGET ONE THAT BOUNCED AWAY
September 22, 1991
Charley Bowen giveth. Charley Bowen taketh away. Kansas’ junior defensive back not only muffed a punt, which led to a first-quarter New Mexico State touchdown, but also blocked a punt and registered a safety in the Jayhawks’ 54-14 win over the Aggies Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
KU-NMSU HOW THEY SCORED
September 22, 1991
First Quarter 11:10 Hilleary 1 run. Kansas started on own 47 after White returned opening kickoff 46 yards, then marched 53 yards in 9 rushes. Sands carried 6 times for 52 yards. Eichloff, kick. (KU 7, NMSU 0).
S IT ALL ABOUT
September 22, 1991
Stealing street signs is something like the town dog that chases the railroad engine what are you going to do with it after you get it? For example, Albany’s traffic officials have quit posting signs on some streets whose names make the signs popular targets for thieves. Someone three times has stolen a sign designating Springsteen Road. Fans of rock singer Bruce Springsteen naturally are suspected.
THE MORE YOU KNOW . . .
September 22, 1991
Knowledge is power. That adage is a reminder that not all power comes from having the largest muscles or biggest weapons. Sometimes in fact, most times brains can be more powerful than brawn.
WILLIAM TOLBERT
September 22, 1991
Graveside services for William Wesley Tolbert, 44, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Leavenworth National Cemetery in Leavenworth. The Rev. Michael Scully will officiate. Mr. Tolbert died Friday, Sept. 20, 1991, at the Veterans Hospital in Topeka. He had cancer.
LOCAL RESERVIST GIVEN BRONZE STAR
September 22, 1991
An Olathe man who is part of the local Army Reserve unit received a Bronze Star on Saturday for his performance in Operation Desert Storm. Capt. Richard Berckefeldt was honored during a brief ceremony at the Army Reserve Center, 21st and Iowa streets.
JERRY HADLEY
September 22, 1991
Jerry Hadley has looked out across the footlights of some of the world’s great opera stages, including the Metropolitan and New York City opera companies. But he says some of his most fulfilling musical experiences have come in recitals and smaller concerts, like the one he and Frederica von Stade will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Crafton-Preyer Theatre.
UNDERAGE DRINKING ARRESTS RISE
September 22, 1991
Lawrence police officers have arrested or cited more than 40 underaged drinkers during bar checks between Sept. 7 and Friday, a substantial increase over the seven arrests reported in September 1990. And the increase has a local attorney worried that police may be violating the law because they don’t understand the complexity of conducting a bar check.
MUSICIANS
September 22, 1991
When the Phillipsburg High School marching band got back to its hometown early Saturday, many of its members were ready to go to bed. But their day was just beginning.
BAKER TOO MUCH FOR OTTAWA, 50-13
September 22, 1991
It took defensive back Robert Villafranca to get Baker’s football team in the end zone for the first time this year. But once the offensive players saw it was all right to score, they thought they’d try it too.
MOTHER, DAUGHTER SAVOR SOVIET EVENTS
September 22, 1991
Erdice Court says her 23-year-old, Russian-speaking daughter, Kerry, is too young to be scared, even while in Moscow surrounded by tanks. “I think she was more excited than anything else,” Court said of her daughter. “Of course I was worried, but she told me that everything was fine.”
SHOW STARTS UNITED WAY DRIVE
September 22, 1991
The Douglas County United Way drive kicked off Saturday night with a variety show and recognition of businesses helping to set the pace for this year’s million-dollar campaign. The fund drive’s goal is to raise $1,007,500 for the county’s 28 United Way-supported agencies. The drive will end Nov. 22.
PASCHALL
September 22, 1991
Services for Johnnie “Mae” Paschall, 61, Lawrence, are pending and will be announced by the Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. She died Saturday, Sept. 21, 1991, at her home after a long illness.
NOTES AND QUOTES. . .
September 22, 1991
Notes and quotes while wondering if a World Series between Toronto and Atlanta would force CBS-TV to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy… Lee Stevens missed about a week’s worth of California Angels’ games while nursing a sore wrist. When he returned, he stroked four hits in a doubleheader against Texas. Incidentally, the Lawrence High product could have some anxious moments when the Angels play in Kansas City next weekend. Stevens’ wife Kim is home in Wichita expecting the couple’s first child. Friday is the due date…
KU FESTIVAL DRAWS FILIPINO NOVELIST
September 22, 1991
Despite her status as an expatriate, Jessica Hagedorn had many chances to observe her Philippine homeland during the reign of dictator Ferdinand Marcos and his wife, Imelda. “A lot of what he did any president had to do,” said Hagedorn, a novelist, musician and performance artist visiting Lawrence. “He seemed at first to be welcomed in. Crime was rampant, so the middle class and the upper class welcomed him.
CLUB OFFERS RESPITE FROM THE STREET
September 22, 1991
When the last school bell of the day rings, a steady stream of local youths trek to the Boys and Girls Club of Lawrence. Once there, some youngsters lace up their football cleats before rushing to practice. Some get special tutoring from volunteers, while others grab some snacks and recall the day’s events.
JAYHAWKS HAMMER NM STATE, 54-14 THIRTY-POINT SECOND QUARTER LEADS TO ROUT
September 22, 1991
Two points a minute. That’s how often Kansas scored in the second quarter Saturday. Thirty points in 15 minutes.
HESS SAYS KANSAS TOP 15 POSSIBILITY
September 22, 1991
Notre Dame was No. 10 in the last Associated Press poll, followed by Penn State, Auburn, Baylor and Texas A&M. Does Kansas’ football team fit in there somewhere?
SEASON CROPS UP LATE FOR HAY FEVER SUFFERERS
September 22, 1991
Allergy sufferers got a small break this year because their late-summer season of discomfort started a tad later than usual. Lawrence allergist Dr. Warren Frick and Kansas University Medical Center fellow Dr. Michael Joseph said the allergy season waited to start and seems to be milder than it was in past years.
HOSPITAL REPORT
September 22, 1991
DISMISSALS Wendy Kay Aldrich, Perry, and baby boy.