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SOUND OFF
October 24, 1994
Why is the same engineering firm that prepared the original faulty environmental impact statement for the South Lawrence Trafficway preparing the new supplemental environmental impact statement? I assume it’s being prepared at no cost to the county. Craig Weinaug, Douglas County administrator, said the supplemental environmental impact statement will address the road’s impacts on the educational programs and spiritual activities at Haskell Indian Nations University.
ESTHER KLINGE
October 24, 1994
Services for Esther Ruth Klinge, 86, Topeka, will be at 9 a.m. Tuesday, at Penwell-Gabel Chapel, Topeka, with the Rev. Theodore Staudacher officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Lawrence. Mrs. Klinge died Saturday, Oct. 22, 1994, at Brewster Place retirement home, Topeka.
TRAILBLAZERS SET COURSE FOR WETLANDS
October 24, 1994
Local Scouts pitched in this weekend to help create hiking trails in the Baker wetlands.
TODAY IS LAST DAY TO REGISTER
October 24, 1994
Douglas County residents are almost out of time to register to vote in the Nov. 8 elections.
HELEN M. ROTHWELL
October 24, 1994
Private services for Helen M. Rothwell, 74, Lawrence, will be held at Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs. Rothwell died Sunday, Oct. 23, 1994, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
KU TO SELF-EVALUATE COMPLIANCE ON ADA
October 24, 1994
Kansas University officials will hold two public hearings Wednesday on its self-evaluation plan under the Americans With Disabilities Act. The hearings are 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Pine Room, Kansas Union, and 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in 2096 Dole Center.
ENDOWMENT ASSOCIATION ASSETS GROW
October 24, 1994
The Kansas University Endowment Association set records during fiscal 1994 in the total dollar value of gifts received during the year and in the total book value of its assets. These announcements were among the highlights announced Sunday at the association’s 103rd annual meeting of trustees at the Adams Alumni Center. The association received $34.6 million in gifts during the year, a $1.3 million increase over the $33.3 million received the previous year. The book value of the association’s assets totaled $389 million.
CHARGES DROPPED IN LOCAL ABORTION CASE
October 24, 1994
A Lawrence doctor who allegedly performed an illegal abortion on a minor won’t be prosecuted.
NOT JUST ANOTHER LANGUAGE CLASS
October 24, 1994
A KU professor is trying to generate interest in a widely spoken African language and culture known to few Americans.
SUNDAY COLLISION PUTS LIGHTS OUT
October 24, 1994
A 33-year-old Lawrence man was listed in fair condition this morning with injuries he suffered in a two-vehicle crash shortly before 1 a.m. Sunday at 23rd and Massachusetts. Verner L. Newman IV, 1708 Ohio, was a passenger in a Toyota pickup truck that was eastbound on 23rd Street when it collided with a 1978 Honda that was southbound on Massachusetts.
SOUND OFF
October 24, 1994
How much did the county save by cutting employees’ benefits and what will that money be used for? “No one’s benefits as they exist right now were cut,” said Craig Weinaug, Douglas County administrator. “The future growth in employee benefits was frozen” for employees who are over the limits on the new accrual schedule.
EVA PEARL CASSITY
October 24, 1994
Services for Eva Pearl Cassity, 89, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, at Warren-McElwain Mortuary with the Rev. Rod Hinkle officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Cassity died Saturday, Oct. 22, 1994, at Sterling Heights Nursing Home.
AMBULANCE REPORT
October 24, 1994
The Douglas County Ambulance Service made the following responses: * Medical emergency, 8:41 a.m. Saturday, 1000 block of West 23rd, no transport.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
October 24, 1994
Burglaries and thefts reported * Police said Monday they have recovered some of the compact discs that were reported stolen last week from the Arizona Trading Co., 734 Mass. According to the police report, 58 compact discs, 20 pairs of earrings and other items were taken from the business between 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m. Wednesday. Entry may have been gained through an unlocked basement door. Police Sgt. Rick Nickell said detectives recovered some of the CDs Friday afternoon at a Lawrence music store. He said they interviewed two people who were attempting to sell the CDs and have identified a possible suspect in the burglary.
DAWSON AWESOME, CHIEFS SLAP SEATTLE
October 24, 1994
Lake Dawson made some rookie mistakes in the first quarter on Sunday. “I was a little too active, a little anxious,” said Dawson, Kansas City’s first-year receiver from Notre Dame.
T PAY ALL THE BILLS
October 24, 1994
The modern mantra of discontent
SIMONS TO HEAD KU ENDOWMENT ASSOCIATION
October 24, 1994
Trustees selected officers and two new trustees at the annual association meeting. Trustees of the Kansas University Endowment Association elected Dolph C. Simons Jr. of Lawrence chairman of the association at its 103rd annual meeting Sunday at the Adams Alumni Center.
MEMORIAL STADIUM FACELIFT IN THE WORKS
October 24, 1994
Kansas University’s venerable Memorial Stadium could be getting a facelift. A plan is in the works that would add skyboxes and a new press box to the oldest college football stadium west of the Mississippi River.
LATE FUMBLE PROVES COSTLY KU FOLLOW-UP
October 24, 1994
At a critical juncture of a game that could prove critical to its football season, Kansas dropped the ball. KU had just squandered a 10-point lead over Oklahoma on Saturday at Memorial Stadium, and Kansas, tied 17-all, took over on its own 20. A 23-yard pass from Asheiki Preston to George White put KU on the 43, and June Henley rushed for four yards to the 47.
94 CHIEFS DEBUT
October 24, 1994
Doug Terry’s rehabilitation is complete. Terry, a former Kansas University defensive back who tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee against Minnesota late last season, played in his first game in nine months on Sunday.
KU FACULTY COOL TO UNION
October 24, 1994
Efforts to unionize KU’s graduate teaching assistants led some faculty to think about the possibility of forming their own collective bargaining unit.
DISMISSALS
October 24, 1994
Cecilia Nord and baby girl, Lawrence. Births
SURVEY READY TO TALK TRASH
October 24, 1994
Two studies will examine the city’s trash service, from its equipment and finances to the ways Lawrence residents perceive it.
VACCINES HELP GUARD DOGS FROM DEADLY PARVOVIRUS
October 24, 1994
Veterinarians caution that unvaccinated dogs are vulnerable to painful and often-fatal diseases.
KU VICTIMS NOT EXACTLY POLL TEAMS MONDAY WOODLING COLUMN
October 24, 1994
Notes and quotes while wondering if Colorado’s Rashaan Salaam and Kordell Stewart will run 1-2 on the Heisman Trophy ballot if the Buffs beat Nebraska on Saturday … You could look it up … the combined record of the three NCAA Div. I-A football teams Kansas has defeated this season is 3-17-1. Houston is 1-6, Michigan State is 2-5 and Iowa State is 0-6-1. KU’s other win was over Alabama-Birmingham, a Div. I-AA team with a 4-4 record …
TRUSTEES ATTENDING MEETING
October 24, 1994
Trustees attending the 103rd annual meeting of the Kansas University Endowment Association: Paul Adams, Osage City; Polly Bales, Logan; Frank Becker, El Dorado; Anderson Chandler, Topeka; Richard Cray, Shawnee Mission; Jeffrey Davis, Lawrence; Jack Dicus, Topeka; David Dillon, Hutchinson; William Docking, Arkansas City; Wm. Douce, Bartlesville, Okla.; R.A. Edwards III, Hutchinson; Ray Evans, Shawnee Mission; Sam Evans, Chicago; Jordan Haines, Wichita; William Hougland, Lawrence; John Hunkeler, Shawnee Mission; Howard Immel, Iola; Drue Jennings, Prairie Village; Robert Long, Leawood; Dorothy Lynch, Salina; Jim Martin, Lawrence; Robert Mueller, Lawrence; George Nettles Jr., Pittsburg; Raymond Nichols, Lawrence; Bernard Nordling, Hugoton; Olin Petefish, Lawrence; Marynell Reece, Scandia; E.S. Riss, Shawnee Mission; Robert Roth, Larned; Todd Seymour, Lawrence; Dolph C. Simons Jr., Lawrence; Alan Sleeper, Alden; Glee Smith, Lawrence; Charles Spahr, Shaker Heights, Ohio; John Stauffer, Topeka; George Stewart, Lawrence; John T. Stewart III, Wellington; Charles Stough, Lawrence; Dwight Sutherland, Shawnee Mission; Deanell Tacha, Lawrence; Fenton Talbott, Mount Kisco, N.Y.; Chester Vanatta, Las Vegas; Kurt Watson, Wichita; and Emeritus Trustee Robert Riss, Kansas City, Mo.