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HOSPITAL REPORT
May 15, 1995
Dismissals Carissa Dyer and baby boy, Oskaloosa; Stephanie Robinson and baby boy, Lawrence; Sharon Scafe and baby boy, Baldwin.
DEATH OF STUDENT
May 15, 1995
A student scheduled to graduate Sunday from Kansas University was found dead in his Lawrence apartment hours before the ceremony, police said early this afternoon. Robert Nye, 23, Leawood, was discovered by family members about 11:30 a.m. Sunday in his apartment on Hanover Place.
May 15, 1995
The 123rd commencement at KU is history. Under a simmering sun, 4,600 students marched down Campanile Hill to become Jayhawk alumni.
CORRECTION
May 15, 1995
Because of a reporter’s error, Kansas University professor Ray Christensen was quoted out of context in a story in Thursday’s Journal-World. Christensen, who is leaving KU to take a position at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, is going there because of family and friends and proximity to his hometown of Las Vegas, not because of religious reasons. He was quoted as saying “I’m a Mormon and all Mormons go out to BYU.” The remark referred to his undergraduate education at BYU, not in his decision to take a new teaching position there.
FLORENCE E. SCHWARTZBURG
May 15, 1995
Services for Florence E. Schwartzburg, 86, Lawrence are pending at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Mrs. Schwartzburg died Sunday at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
T SETTLE EMF DEBATE
May 15, 1995
A group of physicists says there’s no evidence linking electromagnetic fields to cancer, but that doesn’t mean the debate is over.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
May 15, 1995
Burglaries and thefts reported * A 23-year-old Lawrence man has reported that between midnight and 8 a.m. Saturday someone broke into his car that was parked in the 600 block of Massachusetts. The man told police that the car was locked and entry was made by prying open the driver’s side T-top. Items reported missing include a car stereo and compact disc player, 50 compact discs and a ski jacket. The total value of the missing property was estimated at $1,275.
S THE THING AT LAZY-DAY GATHERING
May 15, 1995
Muck, sun and cards make for a mellow afternoon with neighbors.
WOODLING COLUMN
May 15, 1995
Notes and quotes while wondering if someone can tell me just what exactly is the Royals’ definition of a youth movement … Missouri athletic director Joe Castiglione is, according to the Columbia Tribune, trying to entice the St. Louis Rams to conduct their preseason training camp in Columbia. Castiglione is also exploring the possibility of hosting a Governor’s Cup game between the Rams and Chiefs at Faurot Field …
COFFERS
May 15, 1995
A weekend auction added about $6,200 to the city’s general fund. Police Sgt. Rick Nickell said that 162 people registered as bidders at Saturday’s auction, where property ranging from bicycles to computer and stereo equipment was sold.
FORMER GOVERNOR TO FACE ROUGH HEARINGS IN SENATE
May 15, 1995
Confirmation hearings on John Carlin’s nomination to head the National Archives will get “nasty,” predicts a Kansas University professor.
CARL D. WOHLFORTH
May 15, 1995
Services for Carl D. Wohlforth, 80, Basehor, are pending at the Quisenberry Funeral Home in Tonganoxie. Mr. Wohlforth died Saturday, May 13, 1995.
RALPH W. CANNON
May 15, 1995
Services for Ralph W. Cannon, 46, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery. Mr. Cannon died Sunday, May 14, 1995, at Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan.
CHRISTOPHER TILLOTSON
May 15, 1995
Services for Christopher Allen Tillotson, 26, Golden City, Mo., are pending at Barnett Funeral Home, Oskaloosa. Burial will be at Pleasant View Cemetery. Mr. Tillotson, formerly of the Oskaloosa and Lecompton areas, died Saturday, May 13, 1995, at a Joplin, Mo., hospital from injuries received in a house fire at his home.
PLANNERS SEEK HELP IN AREA NEAR NEW SCHOOL
May 15, 1995
City commissioners will discuss an outline for the Northwest Development Plan during their weekly meeting, which begins at 6:35 p.m. Tuesday at city hall, Sixth and Massachusetts.
HIGH-FLYING PROPOSAL A CUT ABOVE THE NORM
May 15, 1995
When Brian Culliss made a marriage proposal, he didn’t use the on-bended-knee approach.
LHS SOCCER OPENS REGIONAL AT WASHBURN RURAL
May 15, 1995
Admitting his team is not a “scoring machine,” Lawrence High girls soccer coach Chris Bay says the Lions will depend on defense to carry them through the state playoffs. The Lions are scheduled to play at Washburn Rural at 6 p.m. Tuesday. The winner will play the Manhattan-Topeka West winner on Thursday in Manhattan.
LHS BASEBALL TO HOST REGIONAL
May 15, 1995
Lawrence High’s baseball team won’t travel far from its home field for Tuesday’s Class 6A regional. The Lions, who normally play at Ice Field, will meet Junction City at 5 p.m. at Kansas University’s Hoglund-Maupin Stadium.
KU BASEBALL WINS SEVENTH STRAIGHT
May 15, 1995
Talk about peaking at the right time. Kansas’ baseball team ran its season-high winning streak to seven on Sunday with a 7-2 victory over Oral Roberts. Its regular season concluded, KU will open play in the Big Eight tournament on Thursday against Oklahoma. Game time is 7:30 p.m., at All-Sports Stadium in Oklahoma City.
TEEN FACES HEARING IN FRIDAY MORNING SHOOTING
May 15, 1995
A detention hearing was scheduled this afternoon for a Lawrence youth being held in connection with the attempted second-degree murder of a Lawrence motorist. Stephen J. Hurst, 16, 1908 E. 19th, was named in a five-count juvenile offender complaint filed late Friday. The juvenile charges listed in the complaint are second-degree murder, attempted arson, criminal discharge of a firearm into an occupied vehicle, conspiracy to commit arson and felony criminal damage to property.
KU GRADS DO IT THEIR WAY
May 15, 1995
Thousands of graduates and their families basked in the sunshine of graduation day.
ARTIST WARMS TO ANNUAL FAIR
May 15, 1995
Blue skies and cool breezes brought brisk sales Sunday to Art in the Park.
COMMISSIONER SEES FUNDING AS LONGSHOT
May 15, 1995
An application for $5.5 million in federal funding to build a South Lawrence Trafficway interchange is a long shot, says Douglas County Commissioner Mark Buhler. During their meeting this morning, commissioners endorsed a county proposal to seek funding through U.S. Sen. Bob Dole’s office for an interchange at 15th Street. The Lawrence City Commission approved the application last week.
LHS SOFTBALL OPENS WITH EMPORIA
May 15, 1995
A doubleheader sweep of Shawnee Mission North a week ago in the the regular-season finale has boosted Sandra Walker’s confidence about Lawrence High’s softball team. The Lions (8-12) are scheduled to play Emporia (11-8) in a Class 6A regional game at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Peter Pan Park in Emporia. The winner will play the Manhattan-Topeka West winner at 7.
LAST GUYS DOWN THE HILL
May 15, 1995
These Kansas University graduates wanted to be the last undergraduates to walk down the hill on Sunday.
POLICE SAY BURGLARS NAB
May 15, 1995
more than $48,000 Police this morning said $48,625 in jewelry and cash was taken during an aggravated burglary Wednesday night in the 500 block of Canyon Drive.