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HOA GLANCE
August 23, 1993
Baker University Location: Baldwin
WILLIAM R. WACHS
August 23, 1993
A private memorial and inurnment service for William R. “Bill” Wachs, 43, Lawrence, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Lawrence Free Methodist Church with the Rev. Alton Pope officiating. Cremation is planned. Mr. Wachs died Saturday, Aug. 21, 1993, at his home. He had brain cancer.
REAL ESTATE GIFT, SALE HONOR EX-BUSINESS DEAN
August 23, 1993
A $54,000 real estate gift has established the John O. Tollefson Scholarship Fund for business students at Kansas University, business dean L. Joseph Bauman announced today. The fund memorialized the late former dean of the KU School of Business.
ALICE T. SEIFERT
August 23, 1993
Services for Alice T. Seifert, 87, of Wilmette, Ill., were Saturday at St. John Lutheran Church, Wilmette. Mrs. Seifert died Wednesday, Aug. 18, 1993, at Normandy House Nursing Home in Wilmette.
ANN BALDWIN
August 23, 1993
Graveside services for Ann Baldwin, 100, Lawrence, will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Oak Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Baldwin died Sunday, Aug. 22, 1993, at Colonial Manor Nursing Center.
LANDMARK BUILDINGS DOT CAMPUS ENVIRONS
August 23, 1993
New students at Kansas University soon will find that they spend much of their time on Jayhawk Boulevard, attending classes, studying at the library, taking a break at the Kansas Union, handling administrative tasks at Strong Hall or eating lunch at the Wescoe Hall cafeteria. But they may not realize the history behind many of the buildings along the university’s main street.
HOSPITAL REPORT
August 23, 1993
DISMISSALS Lorie Drinnon and baby girl, Lawrence.
PLANNERS TO HEAR VIEWS OF EAST SIDE RESIDENTS
August 23, 1993
East Lawrence residents will have yet another chance Wednesday to make a case for protecting their neighborhood from the traffic, noise and commercial effects of the proposed Eastern Parkway. A proposed land-use plan for the parkway remains under consideration by the Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Commission, which has been studying the report since spring.
DINNER TRAIN HITS THE END OF THE LINE
August 23, 1993
The Prairie Pioneer Dinner Train in Baldwin has reached the end of the line, at least until Midland Railway officials can find a replacement train. Wayne Kuchinsky, president of the Midland Railway Historical Assn., said the 1939 streamlined dinner train made a final run from the Santa Fe Depot in west Baldwin on Saturday before heading to the Santa Fe interchange in Ottawa. From there, it will proceed to Branson, Mo., to join an excursion train project operated by Heritage Rail Co. Midland had leased the train since 1989 from Heritage Rail, based in Kansas City, Mo.
BUDIG CHALLENGES STUDENTS TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF KU
August 23, 1993
Kansas University Chancellor Gene Budig challenged students take advantage of opportunities and rid themselves of stereotypes Sunday during the KU’s 128th opening convocation address. “Challenge yourself and your preconceived notions about your fellow students,” he said. “Make a conscious effort to rid yourself of stereotypes. Never assume that you know an individual simply because you know an aspect of an individual.”
ANTONE U. BROZEK
August 23, 1993
Services for Antone U. “Tony” Brozek, 88, Salina, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Ryan Mortuary, Salina, with the Rev. Paul Wilke officiating. Burial will be in Gypsum Hill Cemetery, Salina. Mr. Brozek died Saturday, Aug. 21, 1993, at Pinnacle Care Center, Salina.
SOIL NEAR THE BIG HOLE
August 23, 1993
The first step toward fixing the big hole on North Second Street could begin Tuesday morning, the contractor said today. Steve Glass, president of LRM Industries, which will oversee the project, said LRM must drill wells that will be used to “de-water” the soil.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
August 23, 1993
Burglaries and thefts reported — A 1988 Pontiac Grand Am valued on a police report at $5,000 was taken between 11 p.m. Saturday and midnight Sunday from the 3800 block of Westland, police reported.
94 SEASON
August 23, 1993
Notes and quotes while wondering if the Meadowlands has any meadows… Time was when college football schedules were carved in stone at least a decade in advance. Not anymore. Kansas, in fact, has two non-conference openings on its 1994 schedule. One date will apparently be filled by Houston — the Cougars are reportedly dumping Miami of Florida — but the other slot remains open…
BAKER STORY
August 23, 1993
The race for the Heart of America football crown appears to pick up from where it left off last year. Baker and Benedictine tied for the conference championship last season and, according to HOA coaches, they will be dueling for the title again. However, the coaches say, the rest of the conference is more balanced in the 1993 campaign.
PLANNING DISTRACTION
August 23, 1993
Gradually, it is becoming easier to understand why members of the city-county planning staff apparently have suggested the city needs more time for “local review and input throughout the planning process” to complete Horizon 2020, Lawrence’s new long-range planning guide. The original target date for completing Horizon 2020 had been late this year or early 1994, but now, the hired consultants from Chicago have told the city planner it is likely the task won’t be completed until January 1995, even using a “fast track” plan to wrap up the effort.
S EASY TO SEE WHY OKLAHOMA STUMBLED IN 1992
August 23, 1993
Cleaning out the notebooks after five of eight stops on the Big Eight Skywriters Tour… It’s Really Very Simple: Why, Gary Gibbs, did Oklahoma struggle to a 5-4-2 record in 1992, its worst in over 50 years? “If you’re not able to run the football and you’re not able to stop their offense from running the football, then you’re behind the 8-ball.”
FORMER KU PLAYER ADJUSTS TO NEW POSITION
August 23, 1993
Doug Terry played in all 16 games for the Kansas City Chiefs last season, but the former Kansas University defensive back did not start a home game his rookie campaign. Hence, he never experienced the sensation of running onto the field through a human tunnel of bodies after being introduced as a starter.
DISTRICT PATRONS ASKED TO NAME THAT SCHOOL
August 23, 1993
What’s in a name? Members of the Lawrence school board are about to find out. Harriet Shaffer and Mary Loveland have scheduled two meetings to hear public comment on the naming of schools.
SERVICES FOR CHILDREN SHOWCASED
August 23, 1993
“It takes a whole village to raise a child,” says an African proverb. Seeing a lot of truth in that saying, the Douglas County Children’s Network is planning an event to show parents how different agencies in Lawrence can assist in their children’s development.
SEXUAL POLICIES MADE HEADLINES OVER SUMMER
August 23, 1993
Anyone who didn’t stay in touch with current events at Kansas University and in Lawrence this summer missed enough to fill a few segments of “Geraldo.” Three examples: