Archive for Thursday, June 3, 1993


June 3, 1993


Condition reports

-- Daniel Miller, 48, Lawrence, was listed in fair condition today at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. He was injured in an accident early Friday about one-half mile south of Lawrence on U.S. Highway 59. Douglas County Sheriff Loren Anderson said Miller was northbound when the pickup truck he was driving left the road, veered into the median and came to rest in a creek between the two traffic lanes just south of the Wakarusa River.

-- Joseph F. Barnes, 20, Rt. 1, was listed in fair condition today at the Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan., with injuries he suffered in an accident between midnight Friday and 1 a.m. Saturday about two miles south of Lawrence on Douglas County Road 458. Douglas County sheriff's officers reported that Barnes was westbound on 458 when he swerved to avoid a pickup truck that had stopped in the roadway. Barnes' pickup veered off the road and into the ditch.

@recsubhead:Fire calls

@sc8:Lawrence firefighters:

-- Extinguished a vehicle fire at 9:26 a.m. Wednesday at 23rd and Louisiana. The brakes locked up and caused a tire fire.

-- Investigated a system malfunction at 2:32 p.m. Wednesday at the Kansas Union at Kansas University.

-- Washed down the street at 9:13 p.m. Wednesday at 13th and Massachusetts following an automobile accident.

-- Extinguished a trash can fire at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday at Liberty Hall, 642 Mass. A cigarette ignited paper in the trash can, causing an estimated $200 in damage.

@rechead:District court

@recsubhead:Civil case proceedings


-- A Topeka man filed suit Tuesday against the owners of The Jayhawk Cafe, 1340 Ohio, alleging that he sustained injuries there during an altercation Sept. 25. The plaintiff, Donald J. Plump, alleges that the defendant, New Age Inc., which owns the Jayhawk Cafe, was negligent by not preventing an unknown, "beligerent and unruly" person from attacking Plump inside the tavern. Plump is asking for a judgment of at least $50,000 in compensation for injuries, property damage and lost wages.

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