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RIVER EROSION
September 11, 1995
To the editor: “Head-cutting” is a damaging upstream-moving erosion that occurs above holes dug in riverbeds. Landowners on the Kansas River west of Eudora may soon become head-cutting’s next victims.
MARK RIEDEL
September 11, 1995
Memorial services for Mark Alan Riedel, 38, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hays. Cremation is planned. Inurnment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Hays.
MABEL M. MULL
September 11, 1995
Graveside services for Mabel M. Mull, 99, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Oak Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Mull died Sunday, Sept. 10, 1995, at Eudora Nursing Center.
THELMA MAE DINWIDDIE
September 11, 1995
Services for Thelma Mae Hale Dinwiddie, 78, formerly of Winchester, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Barnett Funeral Home in Oskaloosa with Edward J. Hofstra officiating. Burial will follow at the Winchester-Wise Cemetery in Winchester. Mrs. Dinwiddie died Friday, Sept. 8, 1995, at the White Ridge Care Home in Lee’s Summit, Mo.
STIR-FRY PASTA SALAD
September 11, 1995
4 ounces shell pasta
WHEN IT COMES TO TEENS
September 11, 1995
Greydon and Nancy Walker, whose foster children include teen-agers, try to “think young.”
JONES LEADS KU SOCCER TEAM TO VICTORY
September 11, 1995
Sophomore Mary Jones headed in a penalty kick and Kansas edged Toledo, 1-0, on Sunday for its first soccer victory. Freshman Kerry Durig earned the assist in the game played at the Shawnee Mission Soccer Complex. The goal came at the 46:22 mark.
BECOMING A FOSTER PARENT
September 11, 1995
The state requires anyone interested in becoming a foster parent to take a preparation class offered by Social and Rehabilitation Services. A new class starts Tuesday in Lawrence.
FRATERNITY AGAIN FACES DEMOLITION
September 11, 1995
If nothing changes by Tuesday, Lawrence city commissioners could pull the rug — and everything else — out from the former home of the first black fraternity house west of the Mississippi River. The former Alpha Phi Alpha house, at 1014 Miss., was granted a reprieve from the wrecking ball last month by commissioners after they heard plans to renovate the structure.
EX-VATICAN AMBASSADOR TO VISIT CATHOLIC CENTER
September 11, 1995
The St. Lawrence Catholic Campus Center will sponsor guest speaker Cardinal Pio Laghi, former Ambassador of the Vatican to the United States, Cyprus, Greece, Argentina and Palestine, at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the ballroom of the Kansas Union. Cardinal Laghi, currently Prefect of the Congregation for Education at the Vatican in Rome, will address the significance of higher education from the perspective of the Vatican document, “The Presence of the Church in the University and in University Culture.”
OFFICE
September 11, 1995
Kansas University students will hold a march at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday from Wescoe Beach, in front of Wescoe Hall, to the local office of U.S. Rep. Jan Meyers, R-Kan., 708 W. Ninth, Suite 6, to protest proposed cuts in student aid. The event is being organized by the Student Legislative Awareness Board, founded last year as a branch of the student senate.
SOUND OFF
September 11, 1995
In the Friday Journal-World, you used to have Click and Clack and questions about real estate. What happened to those? “Click and Clack will remain on the Auto Page, which has been moved to Sunday,” said Bill Snead, Journal-World deputy editor. “In an effort to consolidate, we moved the Robert Bruss Real Estate Mailbag and area real estate transfers to our Home Weekend section, which is in Friday’s Journal-World. We’re making an effort to inform our readers on a daily basis about new content in each section. We apologize for the confusion.”
THANKS AREA SCHOOLS
September 11, 1995
The Lawrence Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual “Taste of Lawrence” fall mixer Wednesday on the grounds of Meadowbrook Apartments, 15th and Crestline. More than 1,000 people are expected to attend the event, which provides the chamber an opportunity to recognize and thank the faculty and staff at Lawrence and Douglas County universities, public and private schools. The universities and schools are: Kansas University; Haskell Indian Nations University; Baker University; Lawrence, Eudora, Baldwin and Lecompton public schools; St. John School; the Douglas County Christian School and Century School.
CRAFTS DRAW CROWD
September 11, 1995
Turnout for the city’s 16th annual Fall Arts and Crafts Festival on Sunday may have been the largest ever, an organizer says.
BLOTTER
September 11, 1995
Law enforcement report Condition reports
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September 11, 1995
Lawrence police are investigating the reported robbery of a local pizzeria about 10 p.m. Saturday. A man entered Godfather’s Pizza, 711 W. 23rd, and demanded cash from employees, police Sgt. Doug Bell said. The suspect told employees he had a gun, but employees didn’t see a weapon, Bell said.
SOUND OFF
September 11, 1995
Where can I buy new pennies? Your best bet is to order them through your bank, said Becca Flores, executive secretary in public affairs at the Federal Reserve Bank, Kansas City, Mo.
PRAEGER TO SPEAK ABOUT HOMELESSNESS
September 11, 1995
State Sen. Sandy Praeger, R-Lawrence, will speak at 7:30 p.m. today at the St. Lawrence Catholic Center, 1631 Crescent Rd., about homeless issues. Her talk is a benefit for an addition to the drop-in center for the homeless at the Second Christian Church, 13th and Connecticut. Donations will be taken.
KU CALENDAR
September 11, 1995
Monday Midwestern Brass Chamber Music Workshop concerts begin.
SOUND OFF
September 11, 1995
When do farmers in this area use fertilizer the most? “Probably the most concentrated use of fertilizer would be in the spring — March and April during planting season,” said Garry Keeler, Douglas County agriculture extension agent.
KU ACTUALLY RANKS 29TH ON $$$ LIST
September 11, 1995
Notes and quotes while wondering if it’s meaningless that Kansas and Kansas State scored 23 points against Cincinnati on successive football Saturdays … KU officials were shocked when they read that Birmingham News report last week that listed the school No. 9 nationally in expenditures for athletics. Later the Alabama newspaper issued a correction, blaming a faulty entry in a computer database. Kansas actually ranks 29th with a budget of about $13 million …
LMH BOARD TO HOLD SPECIAL MEETING
September 11, 1995
The Lawrence Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. today in the board room of the hospital at 325 Maine. The board will meet in a closed session to discuss the legal aspects of integrated health care system proposals or mergers that have been made to LMH.
PATH PLANNING
September 11, 1995
Two bike path projects are up for approval Tuesday night before the Lawrence City Commission.
LUCY MAE BUNN PENDING
September 11, 1995
LUCY MAE BUNN Services for Lucy Mae Bunn, 94, Kansas City, Kan., are pending at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.
BEST IS YET TO COME FOR JAYHAWKS
September 11, 1995
Think the performance Kansas University quarterback Mark Williams put on Saturday was something? As far as KU tight end Jim Moore is concerned, the best is yet to come.
CHIEFS UNDEFEATED
September 11, 1995
Hard to believe, but the Chiefs remain undefeated after two weeks of the 1995 season. On Sunday, Kansas City committed nine penalties for 75 yards and twice failed to score after penetrating the New York Giants’ 10-yard line, yet managed a 20-17 overtime victory at Arrowhead Stadium.
OPEN ADOPTIONS POSE WELCOME ALTERNATIVE
September 11, 1995
Open adoption promotes honesty, trust and friendship, parents say.
THE STEPS TO FOLLOW
September 11, 1995
Here’s what crime victims need to do to use the state’s new criminal restitution law:
HOSPITAL REPORT
September 11, 1995
Dismissals Janet Pape and baby boy, Baldwin. Shelly Hummelgaard and baby girl, Lawrence.
SOUND OFF
September 11, 1995
With five elementary schools having early dismissal this year, will the speed zones at these locations still be in effect until 4:30 p.m.? The ordinance states that school zones are in effect on school days when children are present.
CHIEFS UNDEFEATED SIDEBAR
September 11, 1995
Greg Hill threw a major scare into Chiefs’ fans midway through overtime on Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium. Hill, Kansas City’s second-year running back out of Texas A&M, fumbled after gaining 11 yards on a first-and-10 from the New York Giants’ 17.
SOUND OFF
September 11, 1995
Does Capitol Federal Savings and Loan Assn. have any plans to open an automated teller machine on the south side of Lawrence? Capitol Federal will have a branch office in the new SuperTarget store scheduled to open Oct. 8 near 33rd and Iowa in South Lawrence. The branch will have an ATM machine.
PRISONS
September 11, 1995
A Virginia venture involving a Kansas City company is worth a close look to see if privately operated prisons can lessen the load on taxpayers and perhaps salvage souls. Privately operated prisons could become increasingly common in view of the rapidly growing demands on American taxpayers to provide holding sites and correctional facilities for criminals.