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Archive for Friday, March 11, 1994

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DREXEL H. BULMER
March 11, 1994
Services for Drexel H. Bulmer, 76, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Dengel & Son Mortuary in Ottawa. The Revs. Henry Roberts and Donald Sinclair will officiate. Burial will be in Valleybrook Cemetery, north of Michigan Valley. Mr. Bulmer died Wednesday, March 9, 1994, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
WARREN M. NOBLE
March 11, 1994
Valley Falls Services for Warren Melvin Noble, 75, Valley Falls, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Nellis Funeral Home in Valley Falls. Mr. Noble died Thursday, March 10, 1994, at Jefferson County Memorial Hospital in Winchester, where he had been a patient for two weeks.
CANCER SOCIETY SETS BAIL
March 11, 1994
About 50 charitable jailbirds helped raise more than $7,700 Thursday for cancer research, community services and educational programs. The third annual Jail and Bail, sponsored by the Douglas County American Cancer Society, is expected to reach its $8,000 goal once all pledges are collected, said Judy Lebestky, co-chair of the event.
KU OFFICIALS WARY OF GUNS ON CAMPUS
March 11, 1994
A 1990 study reported 4 percent of U.S. high school students brought a gun to school in the previous month. Is the gun culture graduating to KU’s campus?
S AEROSPACE ENGINEERING STUDENTS TO BENEFIT FROM GIFT
March 11, 1994
Frank and Leota Klingberg of Carbondale, Ill., have given $40,000 to provide scholarships for aerospace engineering students at Kansas University. The gift to the KU Endowment Association has established the Daryl E. Wagner Scholarship Fund in honor of Leota Klingberg’s late brother, who graduated from KU in 1941 with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering.
KU
March 11, 1994
A visiting professor from the former Soviet republic of Kyrgyzstan says KU offers a good model for reforming the university system there.
LAWSUIT CLAIMS ILLEGAL SEARCH
March 11, 1994
A Baldwin woman has filed a lawsuit against the city of Baldwin and a Baldwin police officer, alleging that the officer illegally strip-searched her on two occasions. Tina Brown, 28, Baldwin, filed the suit in Douglas County District Court on Thursday.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
March 11, 1994
Burglaries and thefts reported * A car stereo valued at $1,000 was stolen from a red Jeep Cherokee at Jim Clark Motors, 2121 W. 29th Ter., between 3 p.m. March 4 and 9 a.m. Thursday. There was no sign of forced entry.
HOSPITAL REPORT
March 11, 1994
Dismissals Nancy Hunt and baby girl, Lawrence; Kimberly Posten and baby boy, Topeka.
CITY TO LOBBY FOR ROAD FUNDS
March 11, 1994
Lawrence leaders are heading to the nation’s capital to attend policy seminars, talk to lawmakers and request more than $10 million for a proposed Eastern Parkway.
JOHN JONES FEATURE
March 11, 1994
A latecomer and a late bloomer, John Jones is Kansas’ early candidate for football All-America honors. “He’s the best guard in the Big Eight, bar none,” KU football coach Glen Mason said without equivocation.
ORR FOUND GUILTY OF MURDER
March 11, 1994
A Douglas County jury today convicted a Topeka teen-ager who testified that he didn’t know it was illegal to shoot someone and steal their car.
STILL NO COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER
March 11, 1994
KU students haven’t been successful in a four-month campaign to add a well-known keynote speaker to the annual commencement program.
SCHOOLS ALSO SEEK INCOME BALANCE
March 11, 1994
The distribution of students from low-income households is a big concern of people eyeing Lawrence school boundaries.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL RECRUITING NOTES …
March 11, 1994
Some high school basketball players like to make campus visits first semester and commit in November. Others, like Chicago Simeon’s Bryant Notree, take a much different route. Notree, a 6-foot-4 shooting guard who averages 25 points a game, has yet to visit a campus. And he’s in no hurry to do so.