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FLORY EXPLODES IN FOURTH TO BOOST BALDWIN, 49-44
March 12, 1993
Baldwin overcame numerous obstacles, including Council Grove, thanks to Kelly Flory piecing together a personal highlight film Thursday night. Flory stepped up in the fourth quarter and scored 17 of her career-high 27 points, boosting the Bulldogs past the Braves, 49-44, in the first round of the Kansas Class 4A girls’ basketball tournament at the Bicentennial Center.
GIRLS HOOPS
March 12, 1993
As accustomed as it was already to Wichita State’s Levitt Arena, Lawrence High’s girls basketball team became even more familiar on Thursday. In their first game in the Roundhouse since winning the last three of last season there, the Lions routed Derby, 65-37, in the first round of the Class 6A state tournament.
FORMER ADMINISTRATOR LEAVES FUNDS TO KU
March 12, 1993
A longtime Kansas University administrator created a scholarship fund for women students in the schools of nursing and business with a $57,900 bequest, KU officials said today. The gift to the KU Endowment Association established the Mae Rublee Scholarship Fund in Business and the Mae Rublee Scholarship Fund in Nursing.
ROSS DISNEY
March 12, 1993
Graveside services for Ross Disney, 86, Lee’s Summit, Mo., will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Mount Hope Cemetery in Topeka. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at John Knox Village Chapel in Lee’s Summit. Mr. Disney died Wednesday, March 10, 1993, at his home in John Knox Village.
HARDER SERVICES
March 12, 1993
A memorial service for Marvin A. “Mike” Harder, 71, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in the auditorium of the Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art. Mr. Harder died Feb. 26, 1993.
ALTA TINGLE
March 12, 1993
Graveside services for Alta B. Tingle, 88, Lawrence, will be 1:30 p.m. Monday at Memorial Park Cemetery, Lawrence. Mrs. Tingle died Thursday, March 11, 1993, at the Eudora Nursing Center.
SIEGFRIED LINDENBAUM
March 12, 1993
Services for Kansas University professor Siegfried Lindenbaum, 62, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Rumsey Funeral Home, with Rabbi Mark Levin officiating. Mr. Lindenbaum died Thursday, March 11, 1993, at Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan., after a lengthy illness.
JOE GEORGE KOLARS
March 12, 1993
Services for Joe George Kolars, 85, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Central United Methodist Church, Lawrence, with the Rev. Donald Dunn and Capt. George Windham officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Lawrence, with Masonic graveside services conducted by Lawrence Lodge No. 6. Mr. Kolars died Thursday, March 11, 1993, at Colonial Manor, Lawrence.
AMERICAN EXPERIENCE FOCUS OF ELDERHOSTEL
March 12, 1993
The program coordinator of this year’s Kansas University Elderhostel says the focus will be the American experience, tied into the 150th anniversary of the opening of the Oregon Trail. “My concept is that we bring our local history in and frame it on a larger national perspective,” said Katie Armitage, local historian and program director for the 1993 Elderhostel program.
TERRY NEWPORT
March 12, 1993
A memorial service for Terry L. Newport, 36, Perry, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Perry Christian Church with the Rev. Larry Wright officiating. The body was cremated and inurnment is pending. Mr. Newport died Thursday, Mar. 11, 1993, in a Topeka hospital.
FOR THE RECORD
March 12, 1993
KU police reports Kansas University police arrested three KU students today on charges of felony criminal damage after they allegedly broke a large television set and windows in Templin Hall. A KU police spokesman said students in the residence hall called police about 4 a.m. after they heard windows breaking. A large television screen in the lobby was broken and a fire extinguisher appeared to have been sprayed into it, causing about $1,500 in damage, he said. Four windows also were broken, causing about $400 in damage. The three men, ages 19, 20 and 22, are all Templin residents. They were being held today on $1,000 bond each in the Douglas County Jail.
FOR THE RECORD
March 12, 1993
Law enforcement report Police reports
NEW PATROL CARS READIED FOR KU
March 12, 1993
New patrol cars for the Kansas University police department will be on the road in about two weeks, KU Police Lt. John Mullens said. Five Chevrolet Caprices for the department arrived Wednesday, he said.
CLEAR SAILING SEEN FOR OUTLET CENTER
March 12, 1993
Approving plans for a factory outlet mall in North Lawrence will help downtown Lawrence begin its needed expansion to the north, Mayor Bob Schulte said this morning. Schulte said he expects “no major problems” Tuesday night, when the Lawrence City Commission considers final approvals for the Tanger Factory Outlet Center.
BALLETMET COMPANY SERVES UP RHYTHMIC SMORGASBORD OF DANCE
March 12, 1993
If dance were food, the BalletMet dance company would be a gourmet caterer. The Columbus, Ohio, company served an eclectic smorgasbord of dance during its spectacular performance Thursday night at the Topeka Performing Arts Center, sponsored by the Kansas University Concert Series.
SOUND OFF
March 12, 1993
Q: Why are loaded dump trucks allowed to operate in the city without tailgates when they are spilling debris on the streets? A: Lawrence police officer Don Gardner said that although trucks may operate without tail gates, it’s unlawful for trucks to spill debris. Gardner urges anyone who sees a truck spilling debris to write down the truck’s tag number and call a Lawrence police dispatcher. He said callers should be willing to give police their name and address so they could testify in court against the truck operator.
KU COUNCIL ENDORSES SMOKING PROHIBITION
March 12, 1993
A Kansas University governance body on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution that would ban smoking in all campus buildings. University Council approved the measure, which calls for smoke-free buildings, including private offices at the university.
LAW PROF, WITNESS SPAR OVER DOCUMENT
March 12, 1993
A Kansas University faculty member Thursday testifying at the dismissal hearing for a law professor accused of sexual harassment said she “got rid” of a document the professor claimed might have helped with his defense. Emil Tonkovich called Kim Dayton, KU law professor, as a hostile witness at his dismissal hearing. He quizzed her at length about a document she received in November or December 1991 that contained an allegation against him.
HIT-AND-RUN PAROLE RULING ON HOLD
March 12, 1993
A Douglas County District judge today postponed a ruling on a parole request from a Lawrence man who is serving a one-year jail term stemming from the 1990 hit-and-run death of a 19-year-old Indian man. Judge Ralph M. King Jr. took the motion from Marvin Schaal, 20, under advisement during a hearing this morning that was attended by about 20 Native Americans who had marched to King’s court from Haskell Indian Junior College.
HOSPITAL REPORT
March 12, 1993
DISMISSALS Charles Reese, McLouth, Thursday.
POWER LINE ORDINANCE UP FOR REVIEW
March 12, 1993
An ordinance allowing the city to move a 69,000-volt power line out of the Pinckney neighborhood will go before the Lawrence City Commission on Tuesday, but not without a few unsettled issues. After meeting with representatives of groups with vested interests in the project the Pinckney Neighborhood Assn., which wants the line moved, and KPL, which wants to upgrade the current line city officials discovered that some things just couldn’t be worked out.
CORRECTION
March 12, 1993
Because of an editor’s error, Thursday’s Journal-World incorrectly reported the date of the Kansas University Theatre for Young People’s public performance of “Hansel and Gretel.” The group will stage the show at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. March 20 in KU’s Crafton-Preyer Theatre.
SMOKING BILL SUPPORTED
March 12, 1993
A bill that would snuff out smoking in the state Capitol and in day care homes in Kansas earned strong support Thursday from a state Senate committee. Surprisingly the bill’s only opponent was a non-smoker.