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Archive for Saturday, April 9, 1994

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SOFTBALL SWEEP
April 9, 1994
Stephani Williams can pitch as a starter. Stephani Williams can pitch in relief. Stephani Williams can flat-out pitch. “She’s awesome,” Kansas softball coach Kalum Haack said.
BLOOD MONEY HELPS PAY THE BILLS
April 9, 1994
About 36,000 people sell their plasma each year at a Lawrence biomedical center.
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April 9, 1994
Like back-yard gardeners, the Royals sure know how to dig themselves a hole. Kansas City fell to 0-3 on the season Friday following an 8-3 home-opening loss to the Cleveland Indians. Last year, the Royals started 0-5 and 2-9. The year before, KC went 0-7 and 1-16 in April.
COWBOYS CLOBBER KU BEHIND BELL
April 9, 1994
One poll ranks Kansas 16th in the country. The other has Oklahoma State as No. 16. On this night, the Jayhawks didn’t look it; the Cowboys did, and then some. It didn’t hurt that Cowboy starter Jason Bell looked like Nolan Ryan.
HOSPITAL REPORT
April 9, 1994
Dismissals Barbara Currant, Lawrence, and Melvin Davidson, Linwood.
ANGLERS OUT OF LUCK AT LAKE
April 9, 1994
Leavenworth State Fishing Lake, drained for dam repairs and a restocking program, looks more like a pond lately.
WORK
April 9, 1994
The Lawrence Chamber of Commerce’s annual gala event drew 650 to the Lied Center Friday night to hear about this year’s accomplishments and upcoming goals.
UW COACH TALKS AT KANSAS
April 9, 1994
Football coaches who inherit losing programs can learn a thing or two from Barry Alvarez. Alvarez, head coach at Wisconsin, spoke to about 300 high school and junior college coaches at Kansas’ annual football coaches’ clinic on Friday night at Anschutz Pavillion.
EDITH C. WALDEN
April 9, 1994
Services for Edith C. Walden, 98, Fairmount, will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Belden-Sexton-Sumpter Funeral Chapel in Leavenworth with the Rev. James Ullig officiating. Burial will be in Mount Muncie Cemetery. Mrs. Walden died Thursday, April 7, 1994, at the Eudora Nursing Center.
SATURDAY COLUMN
April 9, 1994
No matter who is president and no matter what the makeup of Congress may be, the real and lasting power in this country rests with the Supreme Court. Those who drafted the policies to govern this country didn’t plan it that way as there were to be three branches — the executive, the legislative and the judicial — each of which would carry out its respective responsibilities and obligations. The judiciary was supposed to judge whether the laws of the country were being observed, not to make law. Those closest to the public would make the law in conformance with the Constitution. That was the role of the legislative branch of our government.
CITY TO EXPLORE CUL-DE-SAC OPTIONS ON ORCHARD LANE
April 9, 1994
CLOSE ORCHARD LANE? The city engineer has developed four options for making Orchard Lane a cul de sac west of Iowa Street: At Iowa. This option would cut within 20 feet of a rental home, and cut into a commercial parking lot. Cost
JOHN L. MENZIES
April 9, 1994
Services are pending for John Lester Menzies, Lawrence, who died Friday, April 8, 1994, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. His wife, Louise Menzies, survives.
KU KEEPS EYE ON JAPANESE SCANDAL
April 9, 1994
Political instability in Japan will have no immediate effect on U.S.-Japanese relations, a KU professor says.
S RECREATION AREAS
April 9, 1994
Leavenworth State Fishing Lake has been taking its lumps lately. The lake, located about four miles northwest of Tonganoxie, has been beset by a drought that lowered lake levels, a crumbling dam that needs repairs and a fish population in which undesirables outnumber sport fish.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
April 9, 1994
Injury accidents Two Shawnee County youths were treated at Lawrence Memorial Hospital and released for injuries sustained in an automobile accident about 1/2 mile east of the junction of U.S. Highway 40 and County Road 442. Details were unavailable late Friday about the accident that injured Rickey King, 17, Tecumseh, and Jonathan Craig, 18, Topeka.