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SOUND OFF
January 30, 1995
Is there a minimum or maximum that you can earn in a year and draw unemployment? “It’s a simple question, but there’s not always a simple answer,” said Marge Baker, district unemployment insurance manager for the Kansas Department of Human Resources.
NEW SWITCH, LINES AID LOCAL SW BELL NETWORK
January 30, 1995
Southwestern Bell Telephone Company spent more than $1.5 million last year to increase the Lawrence phone system’s capacity and improve transmission quality. The improvements should make the city more competitive in attracting new businesses, said Mike Scott, Southwestern Bell’s external affairs manager.
LAWRENCE MAN ARRESTED FOR DRUGS
January 30, 1995
A 44-year-old Lawrence man remained in the Douglas County Jail this morning after his arrest Friday morning on drug charges. Jail records indicate the man was booked in connection with possession of marijuana with intent to sell. He is expected to make his first court appearance this afternoon.
LOUIS R. SCOTT SR.
January 30, 1995
Services for Louis R. Scott Sr., 72, Lawrence, are pending at the Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Mr. Scott died Sunday, Jan. 29, 1995, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
NEW HIRES PUT CITY PLANNERS AT FULL STAFF
January 30, 1995
The Lawrence-Douglas County planning office’s two new employees will help reduce a mountain of work.
HELEN MAE NASH
January 30, 1995
Services for Helen Mae Nash, 84, Kansas City, Mo., will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at C.H. Blackman and Son Funeral Home in Kansas City, Mo. Mrs. Nash died Saturday, Jan. 28, 1995, at Trinity Lutheran Hospital, Kansas City, Mo.
AUTOPSY SHOWS HEART PROBLEM
January 30, 1995
An autopsy revealed that a 74-year-old Douglas County man who died Friday in a traffic accident near 28th and Haskell died as the result of blunt trauma sustained in the accident. Dr. Erik Mitchell, a Topeka forensic pathologist who conducted the autopsy, reported Paul A. Tuley, 1016 E. 1700 Road, may have had some type of heart problem that caused him to lose control of his vehicle before the accident. He had a history of heart problems.
LESLIE FRANKLIN JONES
January 30, 1995
Services for Leslie Franklin Jones, 66, Tonganoxie, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Quisenberry Chapel, Tonganoxie, with the Rev. David Petersen officiating. Burial will be in McLouth Cemetery, McLouth. Mr. Jones died Saturday, Jan. 28, 1995, at Providence Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan.
GEORGIA VIOLA HARRIS
January 30, 1995
Services for Georgia Viola Harris, 69, Hesperia, Calif., will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, at the Estacada Funeral Chapel, Estacada, Ore. Mrs. Harris died Thursday, Jan. 26, 1995, in Hesperia.
LEONARD R. HADL
January 30, 1995
Mass of Christian burial for Leonard R. Hadl, 78, Eudora, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Family Catholic Church, Eudora, with the Rev. Paul Miller officiating. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery in Lawrence. Mr. Hadl died Saturday, Jan. 28, 1995, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
ARCHITECTURAL FIRM NAMES 3 AS PRINCIPALS
January 30, 1995
Gould Evans Associates, a Massachusetts Street design and consulting firm, more than doubled its leadership staff earlier this month by adding three new principals. It’s all part of a gradual evolution at the 20-year-old firm, co-founder David Evans said.
DALQUEST SERVICES
January 30, 1995
Services for Marian Dalquest, 78, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Council Grove United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Joyce Jenkins officiating. Burial will be in Wilsey Cemetery, Wilsey. Mrs. Dalquest died Friday, Jan. 27, 1995, at Presbyterian Manor in Lawrence.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
January 30, 1995
Condition reports * Christine L. Elston, 41, 1900 W. 31st, remained in fair condition this morning at the Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan., where she was being treated for injuries she suffered Dec. 26 in a three-vehicle accident at 33rd and Iowa.
LINWOOD-BASEHOR VOTER NEARS
January 30, 1995
A school bond issue that has obliterated political middle ground in the Basehor-Linwood school district will go before voters this week. District voters will decide Tuesday whether to fund a $13.95 million bond issue whose centerpiece is construction of a high school in Basehor. The proposal was defeated in November by a 55-45 percent margin, marking the second time in a year that Basehor-Linwood voters had rejected a new high school.
GUILTY PLEA ENTERED
January 30, 1995
in bank larceny A Lawrence woman pleaded guilty today in federal court to taking more than $7,000 from Mercantile Bank of Lawrence while she worked there, prosecutors said.
WOODLING COLUMN
January 30, 1995
Notes and quotes while wondering if Kansas could lose two or three Big Eight Conference games in February and still rate the No. 1 seed in the NCAA Midwest Regional … Pepper Rodgers is 62, but says he wants to return to coaching with the Memphis franchise in the CFL “because the excitement of coming out of that tunnel … is something I want to experience again.” Do you suppose he’ll do somersaults like he did when he was head coach at the Kansas in the late 60s? …
THE BOOK ON LIBRARY DAMAGE
January 30, 1995
An exhibit in KU’s Watson Library illustrates the range of damage borrowers inflict on library materials.
YOUTH CENTER NO DAY AT PARK FOR OFFENDERS
January 30, 1995
Two youths who got caught talk about being locked up.
LABELING
January 30, 1995
Super Bowls are supposed to entertain and distract us. But sometimes it’s good when the game disappoints.
POLICE RECEIVE HELPING HAND FROM JUVENILE INTAKE OFFICIALS
January 30, 1995
Juvenile Intake helps smooth the way for children — and for law enforcement officers.
JUVENILE COURT HOPES TO SENDMESSAGE
January 30, 1995
Most court proceedings involving juveniles are not open to the public.
HOSPITAL REPORT
January 30, 1995
Admissions Stewart David Hiatt, Ottawa.
OCEAN IS CLASSROOM BACKDROP FOR BAKER INTERTERM STUDENTS
January 30, 1995
Some Baker University students used the mid-year break to expand their horizons in the Caribbean. The author of this story, a junior from Wichita, was one of them.
GLITCH AT KU POSTPONES USER-FRIENDLY ENROLLMENT
January 30, 1995
A computer system that allows KU students to enroll with a personal computer at home is indefinitely postponed.
NEW BOOK PLACES READERS INSIDE SIMPSON COURTROOM
January 30, 1995
A new book expected to be available Wednesday in Lawrence lets readers sort through possible evidence and arguments in the O.J. Simpson trial.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
January 30, 1995
Burglaries and thefts reported * Police said this morning they have no suspects in connection with a weekend burglary at Riverside Elementary School, 601 N. Iowa. According to a report, someone forced entry through a door sometime between 9:30 a.m. Saturday and 4:15 p.m. Sunday and took items including a fax machine, a compact disc player, a color television and computer equipment. The total loss was listed at $4,600.