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UNION PASSES TEST FOR FAMISHED STUDENTS
October 12, 1994
KU students hunkering down to lunch in student union cafeterias talk about the pros and cons of their dining experiences.
MARVIN M. TRIPP
October 12, 1994
Services for Marvin M. Tripp, 90, Lawrence, will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday at the First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Virgil Brady officiating. Burial will be at 3:30 p.m. Friday in Holden Cemetery, Holden, Mo. Mr. Tripp died Tuesday, Oct. 11, 1994, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City, Mo.
MARINE BAND TO PERFORM THURSDAY EVENING AT LIED
October 12, 1994
The United States Marine Band will continue its acclaimed fall tour with a performance Thursday in Lawrence, sponsored by the Journal-World and Kansas University Band.
ACCIDENT INJURES
October 12, 1994
Tonganoxie man A Tonganoxie man was listed in critical condition this morning at the Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan., after he jumped or fell from a moving vehicle early this morning in rural Douglas County.
JAYBALL
October 12, 1994
Sure, Kansas baseball coach Dave Bingham hated to see the departure of two-thirds of his starting outfield. Imagine, then, the trepidation felt by Brian Turney, who was asked to fill in.
KU PASS DEFENSE
October 12, 1994
Ever since Kansas State quarterback Chad May riddled Kansas for 379 passing yards nearly a week ago, disgruntled KU fans have been grumbling about the Jayhawks’ porous aerial defense. On his radio call-in show on Monday night, coach Glen Mason fielded question after question about the Jayhawks’ ineffectiveness against the pass this season.
HEARING SET TO EVALUATE GRANT PLANS
October 12, 1994
Want to know what the city does with $1.2 million in federal money targeted for low- to moderate-income neighborhoods? The answers will be available Thursday night, during the city’s annual public hearing to review the city’s Community Development Block Grant program.
KU DENOUNCES RACIAL SLURS
October 12, 1994
Vandalism attacking two KU football players prompted a rebuke from university officials.
FINAL REAL ESTATE TAX RISES A COUPLE OF NOTCHES
October 12, 1994
Douglas County residents will pay a bit more in real estate taxes this year.
S IRAQ POLICY
October 12, 1994
An area Republican candidate for Congress supports President Clinton’s actions in Iraq.
SOUND OFF
October 12, 1994
How is the progress coming on selecting a new library director? The search for a new library director is proceeding on schedule, said Judy Burch, chair of the library’s search committee.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
October 12, 1994
Police reports * The Douglas County Sheriff’s office is investigating a report of a burglary and theft of property between 9 p.m. Monday and 6 p.m. Tuesday from a metal building about 1 1/2 miles east of Lawrence on North 1500 Road. Items taken included a tool box and tools, an air ratchet and car parts. The loss was listed at $2,775 on a sheriff’s report.
LILA J. REED
October 12, 1994
Lila J. Reed, 72, Apache Junction, Ariz., died Oct. 5, 1994, at her home. She was born Sept. 16, 1922, in Lawrence, the daughter of Joseph R. and Mabel Mitchell Davis. She attended Lawrence High School and lived in California and Arizona for most of her married life.
FROSH VANN, THOREN MAKE WAVES AT KU
October 12, 1994
The proverbial red shirt didn’t fit Eric Vann or Jason Thoren. The two Kansas University freshmen football players — Vann is a Lawrence native who was reared in El Dorado and Thoren is Lawrence-born and -bred — seemed likely candidates to sit out their first year at KU.
TRAFFICWAY OVER BUDGET
October 12, 1994
Two months after its ground breaking, the South Lawrence Trafficway appears to be running well above previous cost estimates.
S GIFT A VICTIM OF TAXES
October 12, 1994
Sam Kelsall III wanted to donate the small piece of land he owns in Reno Township. The township needed the land for a voting place and fire station. A perfect match, until money and taxes got thrown into the mix.
DOWNTOWN REDEVELOPMENT TAKES FIRST STEP
October 12, 1994
Parking issues leave a big question mark on the city’s new “bonus” zoning district downtown.
SOUND OFF
October 12, 1994
Who’s paying for the improvements to the Bowersock Dam? Both the Bowersock Mills & Power Co. and city water customers are paying for the estimated $300,000 project to repair damage left by the Flood of ‘93.
WARREN W. WHITMILL
October 12, 1994
Services with full military honors for retired Chief Petty Officer Warren W. Whitmill, 54, Oskaloosa, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Leavenworth National Cemetery. Mr. Whitmill died Monday, Oct. 10, 1994, at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Topeka.
HOSPITAL REPORT
October 12, 1994
Admissions Rosalee Kessler, McLouth; Eunice Strickland, Ottawa; Eldred Earl, Winchester.
KANSANS MAXED ON TAXES, SLATTERY SAYS
October 12, 1994
Creating a stable tax environment will help improve the state’s economy, says Democrat Jim Slattery.
SCHOTTENHEIMER
October 12, 1994
A bruised hip and sore right shoulder might prevent Joe Montana from practicing today. That might not be all bad, said Kansas City coach Marty Schottenheimer, whose Chiefs have failed to score a touchdown in their last two games — losses to the Los Angeles Rams and San Diego Chargers.
AGENCY TO MARK 25 YEARS OF CARING
October 12, 1994
A house with humble roots celebrates its evolution in Lawrence.
SOUND OFF
October 12, 1994
Can you tell me the amount of money Parks and Recreation takes in every year for city league softball? What is the cost of maintenance of parks, cost of umpires, cost of awards? What’s the net profit and where’s it going? Here’s the scoop, from Fred DeVictor, director of parks and recreation:
RUSSIANS HUNGRY FOR DIVERSIONS FROM BAD NEWS, JOURNALISTS SAY
October 12, 1994
A private organization brought 48 Russian journalists to KU to learn about marketing and other capitalist principles.