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Archive for Wednesday, October 26, 1994

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FIRE CALLS
October 26, 1994
Lawrence firefighters: * Helped police attend to a smoking vehicle battery at 2:24 p.m. Tuesday at Seventh and Ohio.
BOND ISSUE BOTTOM LINE
October 26, 1994
Tax bills in 1995 and 1996 would increase no more than 7 mills, or $64 for the owner of an $80,000 home.
CITY MULLS CHANGES TO STREET LIGHT RULES
October 26, 1994
Commissioners adopted new lighting standards for private developments Tuesday night.
T ANSWER ALL CONCERNS
October 26, 1994
Although the Israeli-Jordanian peace treaty signed today fits a major piece in the Mideast stability puzzle, it falls far short of a comprehensive settlement, a Kansas University professor says. “I would imagine from the Palestinian perspective, this peace treaty settles issues between two states but ignores the Israeli-Palestinian issue,” said Deborah Gerner, associate professor of political science. “We now have three actors: Egypt, Jordan and the PLO. This treaty is significant because you begin to have a critical mass of countries” accepting the Jewish state.
ESCAPE FROM ABUSE NO EASY TASK
October 26, 1994
“Why?” is a common question asked about the horrors of domestic violence.
NEGATIVE GOES NATIONAL
October 26, 1994
Negative campaigns are rampant throughout the country, says U.S. Sen. Bob Dole, R-Kan., who has been traveling the country to endorse GOP candidates since August.
CARMELA ANN DIGIROLAMO
October 26, 1994
Lecompton- Services for Carmela Ann DiGirolamo, 65, Topeka, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Maple Grove Cemetery here with the Rev. Brian Holt officiating. Ms. DiGirolamo died Monday, Oct. 24, 1994, at Meadowbrook Manor, Topeka.
FEES WORTHWHILE, LAW STUDENTS SAY
October 26, 1994
Law students and faculty say an extra $30 per credit hour charge boosts the school’s quality through higher faculty salaries and library improvements.
SOUND OFF
October 26, 1994
How long does Coach Glen Mason have on his contract? Kansas football coach Glen Mason is in the second year of a five-year contract that is scheduled to expire after the 1997 season. Mason, in his seventh season, has compiled a 31-43-1 record at KU.
IRMA F. GARRISON
October 26, 1994
Services for Irma F. Garrison, 92, Concordia, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Roselawn Cemetery with the Rev. Michael Krager officiating. Mrs. Garrison died Monday, Oct. 24, 1994, at Sunset Home in Concordia.
DISMISSALS
October 26, 1994
Larry Evinger, Baldwin; Janet O’Neal, Lawrence. Births
SOUND OFF
October 26, 1994
What day are kids going to be trick-or-treating this year? Halloween is Monday, which Mayor Jo Andersen proclaimed as “Halloween Beggars Night.”
SOUND OFF
October 26, 1994
How many years has Coach Bill Snyder been at Kansas State University? Snyder is in his sixth season as K-State’s head football coach. He has compiled a 31-30-1 record.
SOUND OFF
October 26, 1994
Why, in Lawrence, is there no place that has FDA certification to give mammograms? I understand from calling both places that they aren’t FDA certified at this time. Women who want to screen for breast cancer can get X-ray images of their breasts, called mammograms, at three locations in Lawrence: Lawrence Imaging Associates, 1112 W. Sixth, Women’s Ultrasound, 3220 Mesa Way, and Lawrence Memorial Hospital, 325 Maine. The hospital owns Lawrence Imaging Associates.
EARL LEE RATLIFF
October 26, 1994
Earl Lee Ratliff, 66, Lawrence, died Tuesday, Oct. 25, 1994, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. No services are planned. He was born July 13, 1928, in Ottawa, the son of Charles Thomas and Alma K. Standfast Ratliff. He had lived in Lawrence since 1978, moving from Ottawa. He attended Ottawa High School and graduated from Williamsburg High School in 1946.
TRIAL TO BEGIN THURSDAY IN ATTEMPTED JAIL BREAK
October 26, 1994
The jury trial for a Topeka woman charged last February with attempting to break her husband out of the Douglas County Jail will begin Thursday in Douglas County District Court. The trial for Sarah N. Orr, 19, had been scheduled to begin today but was postponed because of a pair of hearings on a defense motion to suppress letters written between Orr and her husband, Abraham M. Orr, 19, while both were in jail.
WILLIAM B. HLADIK
October 26, 1994
Services for William B. Hladik Jr., 82, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Memorial Park Cemetery with the Rev. Noel Stephens officiating. Mr. Hladik died Tuesday, Oct. 25, 1994, at his home.
SPACE, NOT DEMAND, LIMITS WIC AID
October 26, 1994
Good news for mothers and children runs, literally, into the county health department’s brick walls.
UNITED WAY OFFICIALS
October 26, 1994
Nearly 60 percent of necessary funding has been raised in this year’s drive.
CIRCUS MAKES RETURN TO DESOTO ON SUNDAY
October 26, 1994
After an absence of at least 15 years, the big top is returning to DeSoto. King Royal Bros. Circus, based in Ormby, Tex., is scheduled to perform two 90-minute shows at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Sunday along Commerce Drive in this community 18 miles east of Lawrence on Kansas Highway 10.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
October 26, 1994
Burglaries and thefts reported * Stereo equipment valued on a police report at $1,591, was taken between 8 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Oct. 18 from Mulligan’s, 1016 Mass., Lawrence police said today. Police said they had no suspects, but an employee said he saw a white male moving the equipment during the day. The employee thought the man was a member of the production company, Red House Audio, that owned the equipment, police said.
CORRECTION
October 26, 1994
Due to a reporter’s error the year in which Ron Olin was named chief of the Lawrence Police Department was reported incorrectly in Tuesday’s Journal-World. Olin has served as a Lawrence police officer since 1971. He was appointed chief of police in 1987.