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HAASE HAD NO CHANCE IN FOOTBALL
February 26, 1995
a tin tidbit of ulterior motive or a 14-carat analysis of human behavior — but his parents may be responsible for the demon that possesses Jerod Haase on the basketball floor. Haase, the Kansas guard who spends more time lying than he does standing on the floor, performs with such a reckless disregard for endangerment that his teammates literally wince when he hits the deck, which is often.
KU BANDS IN CONCERT MONDAY
February 26, 1995
A joint concert Monday at Kansas University will feature the University Band, conducted by Thomas M. Stidham, and the Concert Band, conducted by James Barnes and Amanda Drinkwater. David A. Vining, KU assistant professor of music and dance, will be trombone soloist. The performance is at 7:30 p.m. in the Lied Center. To open the program, the University Band will perform “American Fanfare” by John Wasson, then “A Festival Prelude” by Alfred Reed, “Fantasy on an Irish Air” by David Gorham, “Parade of the Tall Ships” by Jay A. Chattaway, “The Distant Trumpet” by the late KU alumnus Claude T. Smith and a medley from “The Lion King,” arranged by John Higgins. The University Band’s program will close with the popular “Americans We” by Henry Fillmore, edited by Frederick Fennell.
ROCK CHALK WINNERS ANNOUNCED SATURDAY
February 26, 1995
Delta Upsilon fraternity and Kappa Alpha Theta sorority took home top honors in Kansas University’s Rock Chalk Revue on Saturday. The organizations combined to perform “And the Envelope Please,” which received best show honors in the annual United Way fund-raiser.
JEFFERSON NORTH SENIOR HONORED
February 26, 1995
A Jefferson County North High School student has been named a National Merit Finalist. Jared Altic, a senior, will compete for one of 6,700 scholarships, awarded on the basis of SAT scores, grades, an essay and teacher recommendation. Winners will be announced in April or May.
HOSPITAL REPORT
February 26, 1995
Dismissals Leslie Moul and baby girl, Lawrence; Kimberly Turner and baby girl, Lawrence; Sondra Groene and baby boy, Lawrence.
GARAGE FIRE CAUSES OUTAGE
February 26, 1995
A free-standing garage near downtown Lawrence was destroyed late Saturday in what firefighters described as a suspicious fire. Lawrence firefighters were called about 11:15 p.m. Saturday to the wood-framed structure, behind a residence at 945 Ky.
KU HOSTS CONFERENCE FOR AREA GIRLS
February 26, 1995
Girls from across the state explored career opportunities in science and mathematics Saturday.
LOCAL LEGISLATORS BEMOAN HIGHER ED CUTS
February 26, 1995
Efforts to trim funding for state universities won’t succeed without a fight, Lawrence legislators say.
CHILDERS SERVICES
February 26, 1995
Graveside services for Wilma L. “Billie” Childers, 83, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at White Cemetery, Hunter, Okla., with the Rev. Karen Ault officiating. Mrs. Childers died Friday, Feb. 24, 1995, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
February 26, 1995
Police reports * A 21-year-old Lawrence man became the victim of what police described as a possible attempted carjacking shortly before 2 a.m. Saturday in the 800 block of West 24th. Lawrence police reported that the man and a friend had stopped their car in the area when another man approached the vehicle and ordered them to get out. After the victim refused, police said, the man outside the car struck him, breaking his eyeglasses. Police said the victim and his passenger were able to drive away, and no one was seriously injured. At 2:35 a.m., a 24-year-old Overland Park man was arrested on counts of attempted robbery, battery, criminal damage to property and attempted theft. He remained in the Douglas County Jail late Saturday in lieu of $10,000 bond.
MARGIE COLBERT
February 26, 1995
Graveside services for Margie L. Colbert, 80, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Memorial Park Cemetery with the Rev. Gail Bower officiating. Mrs. Colbert died Friday, Feb. 24, 1995, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
KU MAKES MINCEMEAT OF MIZZOU
February 26, 1995
Missouri started quite nicely without injured forward Julian Winfield on Saturday afternoon at Allen Fieldhouse. The fired-up Tigers, who were playing without their second-leading scorer, hit their first eight shots and grabbed an 18-6 lead over rival Kansas.
HEMENWAY UPBEAT ON VISIT DESPITE NEWS OF LOOMING CUTS
February 26, 1995
Kansas University’s next chancellor made a weekend visit to Lawrence to meet with administrators, faculty, students, legislators and KU fans.
SMALL-TOWN SOCIETY COLUMNISTS A DYING BREED
February 26, 1995
Life, death and much of what happens in between is chronicled in small-town social columns. But for how much longer?
CHARLES PITTS
February 26, 1995
Services for Charles Pitts, 86, Baldwin, are pending and will be announced by Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Mr. Pitts died Saturday, Feb. 25, 1995, at the Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan.
SAND DREDGING PLANT PROPOSAL UP FOR OK
February 26, 1995
A proposed dredging permit has elicited concern from federal agencies.
TEENS FAST FOR HUNGER FUND-RAISER
February 26, 1995
A 30-hour fast put world hunger into perspective for members of a local youth group.
GRANT WOULD TARGET PRIMARY-CARE PHYSICIAN SHORTAGE
February 26, 1995
KU may receive its biggest grant ever if the Kansas Health Foundation decides to fund a primary-care education program.
KU RESTRUCTURING MED SCHOOL CLASSES
February 26, 1995
KUMC is changing the way medical students are taught through comprehensive restructuring.
MAN DIES AT KUMC AFTER ACCIDENT
February 26, 1995
An elderly Baldwin man who was hospitalized Friday after a one-vehicle accident has died. Charles Pitts, 86, Baldwin, died about 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan., where he was taken by Life Flight helicopter after the car he was driving crashed into two homes.
KU STAYS COURSE ON FOOTBALL TICKET PRICES
February 26, 1995
Even Bob Hemenway, who was born in Nebraska, concurs about charging a premium for this fall’s Kansas-Nebraska football ticket. Hemenway, who will take over as Kansas’ new chancellor on June 1, attended Saturday’s KU Athletic Corp. meeting and cast his ex-officio vote for charging $22 for the NU game instead of the standard $19 for the other five home games.
REGENTS SCHOOLS GO ON THE OFFENSIVE
February 26, 1995
Championing investment in KU and other state universities moves up the Kansas Board of Regents’ priority list.
STEWART HASSLES HAASE
February 26, 1995
Add Norm Stewart to the list of those who compare Jerod Haase to Rex Walters. Stewart, who in the past criticized ex-Kansas shooting guard Walters for his inspired play, issued similar comments about Haase following Missouri’s 88-69 loss to Kansas Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse.
THOMAS SYMPATHIZES WITH TEAMMATE PEARSON
February 26, 1995
As a shooter, Billy Thomas can understand what teammate Sean Pearson is going through. Everything Pearson puts up — he went zero-for-three Saturday and has now hit just 10 of his last 47 attempts (21.3 percent) — seems to clang off the rim.
WALKING ON UNCERTAIN GROUND
February 26, 1995
Agriculture Secretary Allie Devine says uncertainties about how long she’ll keep her job are taking an emotional toll on her department’s employees.