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HOOP SLATE
July 6, 1995
There’s a good reason Kansas University has yet to release even a tentative basketball schedule for the 1995-96 season: It changes all the time. To wit, Martin Luther King Classic organizers have changed the date of their early-season basketball tournament. The one-day King Classic, likely to be held in Memphis, will be held Saturday, Nov. 25, not Sunday, Nov. 26, as originally scheduled.
ROBERTSON SERVICES
July 6, 1995
Services for Curtis W. Robertson, 95, McLouth, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Oskaloosa United Methodist Church with the Rev. Wayne Feuerbacher officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery in Oskaloosa. Mr. Robertson died Wednesday, July 5, 1995, at Jefferson County Memorial Hospital in Winchester.
SPEAKER ASKED TO JUSTIFY REMARKS
July 6, 1995
A Douglas County commissioner wants a legislative leader to point to the law that would allow local officials to let some property owners off the hook for tax increases. Commission Chair Louie McElhaney said he sent a letter Wednesday to Kansas House Speaker Tim Shallenburger asking him to justify remarks he made last week to a group of disgruntled Douglas County taxpayers.
GIFT ESTABLISHES SEALY SCHOLARSHIP
July 6, 1995
A $245,000 gift from the estate of Mary Lynn Tuley of Clark, N.J., will provide unrestricted scholarships for students at Kansas University, an official announced today. The bequest has established the Marie Patience Sealy and Frederick Sealy Scholarship Fund with the KU Endowment Association.
KU OUT-OF-STATE STUDENTS LOSING WORK PERK
July 6, 1995
Out-of-state students who work at Kansas University are losing a tuition break worth up to $6,000.
CHILD FALLS FROM TRUCK
July 6, 1995
An investigation continued this morning into circumstances surrounding an accident Wednesday night in which a 3-year-old Douglas County boy fell from the bed of a moving pickup truck. Among details under investigation are who was driving the vehicle and why the child’s mother waited more than two hours to go to the hospital to be with her son.
AMMONIA NAUSEATES WORKERS
July 6, 1995
Ammonia vapor drifted from Farmland Industries property into Garage Door Group Inc. early today, making some workers sick.
WET WEATHER BATTERS AREA WHEAT HARVEST
July 6, 1995
Much of the wheat being taken in at the Farmers Co-op Assn. here has been battered by hail and marked by disease. And that’s not even the worst of the crop.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
July 6, 1995
Police reports * A 21-year-old Lawrence woman has told police that between June 20 and 21 an unknown suspect did an estimated $1,200 damage to her 1989 Pontiac that was parked in the 1600 block of West Eighth Terrace. All sections of the car were scratched with an unknown object.
COMMUNITY FIGHTS BLAZE
July 6, 1995
Firefighters and volunteers did what they could to save a barn on fire near Lawrence.
ICE NOTES
July 6, 1995
Tim Hill has given up trying to handicap the Al Ice Invitational. “This appears to be a pretty good field,” said Hill, director of the sixth annual youth baseball tournament that will open tonight at Ice Field. “This field is as evenly matched as we’ve had. In the past, maybe, we’ve been able to establish prior to the tournament a favorite or a number of favorites. I’m not sure we’d be able to do that this year.”
MIDWEST TOUR GOING WELL IN FIRST YEAR
July 6, 1995
The Midwest Golf Tour has received high grades at the midterm. Last week, the eight-event tour visited Lawrence to play two rounds at Lawrence Country Club and two rounds at Alvamar.
AILING HEART PROGRAM GETS HELP
July 6, 1995
The next head of the Kansas University Medical Center has experience with a troubled heart program.
WARD BUMMIN
July 6, 1995
Kansas University’s football team went through spring drills without Ronnie Ward. Now it looks like the Jayhawks might have to go all fall without him, too. Ward, a 6-foot, 220-pound senior linebacker from St. Louis, suffered a season-ending shoulder injury in the eighth week of the last football season. He underwent surgery and spent the spring in rehabilitation.
CITY BUDGET CALENDAR
July 6, 1995
Here’s the schedule for Lawrence city commissioners to discuss and take comment on the 1996 city budget. All meetings are at city hall, Sixth and Massachusetts.
ADMISSIONS
July 6, 1995
Janice Lea Mauch, Lawrence. Dismissals
KU ACADEMIC MAGAZINE FALLS VICTIM TO MARKET
July 6, 1995
The editor of Explore magazine says it provided context for research and discoveries at the university.
CHANGE WILL READY SLT FOR ANY ALIGNMENT
July 6, 1995
The first phase of South Lawrence Trafficway construction will be wrapped up by the end of the year.
JENNIE HEYL
July 6, 1995
Services for Jennie Heyl, 97, Lawrence, are pending at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Mrs. Heyl died today, July 6, 1995, at Sterling Heights care home.