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September 13, 1996
The theme for next year’s Rock Chalk Revue show is “On a Mission.” The theme was announced Thursday night at the Kansas Union by organizers of the show.
NEIL GLAD TO BE BACK IN BALDWIN
September 13, 1996
For Roger O’Neil, accepting Baldwin’s High volleyball coaching position and the athletic director’s job was a no-brainer. “The main reason I came back was my house I built six years ago is between Wellsville and Baldwin,” said O’Neil, who spent the past four years coaching volleyball and basketball at Atchison High.
OTTAWA MAN VYING FOR TELEVISION SPOT
September 13, 1996
Ottawa pharmacist Ed Burrichter is hoping to score his own win on “Victory Garden.” Burrichter is one of five tomato gardeners nationwide vying for a top prize in a contest on the PBS television show.
S CURRICULUM TO BE FEATURED AT MEETING
September 13, 1996
Sunflower School has been chosen to showcase its curriculum during an upcoming meeting of the Kansas Association of Elementary Principals in Emporia. Four teachers at Sunflower will join several other schools in the state in making presentations at the Sept. 26 meeting of the principals group.
ON THE STREET SOUND OFF
September 13, 1996
Can the Journal-World run some On the Streets without having students giving all of the answers? Couldn’t you get some variety in the type of people who are asked the questions? According to our reporters who write and photograph On The Street, middle-aged and older adults are many times reluctant to be photographed or to go on the record with their comments. We do try to include them and will continue doing so.
WICHITAN NEW LEADER OF LAWRENCE RED CROSS
September 13, 1996
The Kansas health and safety specialist for the American Red Cross has been hired as the new Red Cross chapter director in Lawrence.
WILLIAM EARL MARSHALL JR.
September 13, 1996
Memorial services for William Earl Marshall Jr., 62, will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home in Lawrence. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery following the service. Mr. Marshall died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 1996, in Gun Barrel City, Tex.
NO BATTERIES REQUIRED FOR NEW KPL METERS
September 13, 1996
Crews contracted by KPL soon will begin replacing 400 to 500 electric meters per day as part of a high-tech upgrading project.
JAYHAWK CHANGES DEMEANOR OVER YEARS
September 13, 1996
College mascots are believed to bring good luck, especially to athletic teams. Kansas University is home of a mythical bird — the Jayhawk. The name combines two birds: A noisy, quarrelsome blue jay and a stealthy, cunning sparrow hawk.
JAYHAWK PAYS DIVIDENDS FOR KU
September 13, 1996
The KU graduate who drew the current Jayhawk mascot 50 years ago was honored with a parade, gifts and cake.
ORGANIZERS OFFER FREE RIDES
September 13, 1996
Organizers hope free rides will translate into a large turnout for Wednesday evening’s “Gangs in Lawrence
SUSTANANCE FOR THE SOUL
September 13, 1996
Honey and apples have symbolic import in the celebration of the upcoming Jewish holiday.
EUDORA SCHOOL COUNCIL GETS UPDATE ON FIELDS
September 13, 1996
In the midst of football season, the Eudora School Board on Thursday listened to reports on the district’s baseball and softball fields during its regular meeting. Matt Daigh, director of transportation and grounds, said he hoped to make final arrangements to renovate the soil on the fields when the committee meets Tuesday.
JOHN F. EISELE
September 13, 1996
Services for John F. Eisele, 71, Deltona, Fla., will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, Lawrence. Burial will be at Eudora Cemetery. Mr. Eisele died Wednesday, Sept. 11, 1996, at his home. He had been a longtime resident of the Eudora area.
KENNETH A. CAMPBELL
September 13, 1996
Services for Kenneth A. Campbell, 73, Lawrence, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. Campbell died Thursday, Sept. 12, 1996, at his home.
MED CENTER DOCTOR RECEIVES RESEARCH GRANT
September 13, 1996
Kansas University Medical Center’s Michael Rapoff was recently awarded a research grant from the Arthritis Foundation. The grant, in the amount of $67,063, was awarded for the study of Cognitive-Behavioral Management of Pain in Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis.
BLASTING SHAKES UP LAWRENCE NEIGHBORHOOD
September 13, 1996
An excavation company is shaking things up in west Lawrence. McLouth Excavating has begun blasting underground pockets of limestone to make way for water or sewer lines, Fire Marshal Rich Barr said Thursday.
POLICE INVESTIGATE TWO CASES OF RAPE
September 13, 1996
A 21-year-old Haskell Indian Nations University student was reportedly raped early Thursday by a Haskell student with whom she was acquainted, Lawrence police reported Thursday. Police spokeswoman Sgt. Susan Hadl said the first-year student was attacked by the man between 2:30 a.m. and 3:30 a.m. in his Osceola Hall dorm room on the Haskell campus.
S OFFICE TO CLOSE AT MUNICIPAL COURT
September 13, 1996
If your Municipal Court fee, parking ticket or cat-at-large citation carries a Tuesday or Wednesday payment deadline, you best remember to get to the clerk’s office early. The clerk’s office at Municipal Court will be closed from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday for installation of a new computer system.
OFFICIALS ATTEND STATEWIDE CONFERENCE
September 13, 1996
Several local officials recently attended a statewide conference of emergency management officials. Burdel Welsh of Kansas University police department, Don Schwartz and Don Crowe of the Douglas County sheriff’s office, and Gary Sampson, field service manager for the American Red Cross, attended the annual conference in Wichita sponsored by the Division of Emergency Management of the Kansas Adjutant General’s Department.
DISTRICT SERIOUSLY SEEKING MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
September 13, 1996
Lawrence students’ interest in band and orchestra is on the rise. That’s great news, but it’s also bad news, according to Lew Tilford, the school district’s director of fine arts.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
September 13, 1996
Burglaries and thefts reported * Tools and various other items valued on a sheriff’s report at $3,905 were taken between 9:30 p.m. Wednesday and 7:33 a.m. Thursday from a vehicle near county roads 1023 and 1400N, sheriff’s officers reported.
MCLOUTH CROSS COUNTRY LOADED
September 13, 1996
Clint Pevril didn’t leave McLouth’s cross country cupboard bare when he returned this summer to his hometown, Mountain Home, Ark., to teach and coach. McLouth returned plenty from last year’s Class 2A state runner-up that also placed second the previous year. The Bulldog boys, led by senior Ray Phillips’ first-place finish, opened the 1996 season last week with a victory at the Anderson County Invitational. McLouth was the smallest school at the meet.
WHILE SOME FEAR FRIDAY THE 13TH, ONE WOMAN FINDS IT LUCKY
September 13, 1996
Fear of Friday the 13th goes back to ancient times.
12-YEAR-OLD CHARGED IN BEATING
September 13, 1996
A 12-year-old Lawrence boy has been charged in 3-year-old Hunter Misener’s fatal beating, which reportedly occurred sometime Sunday.
FAMILY REBUILDS LA TROPICANA
September 13, 1996
The Del Campo family members are doing their best to begin serving customers again after a fire Memorial Day damaged their La Tropicana Mexican restaurant.
EXPERT OFFERS EFFECTIVE THERAPY ALTERNATIVE
September 13, 1996
Solution-based therapy is seen as a more cost-effective way to treat behavior problems than traditional therapy.
HASKELL DOWNS MANC JV, 28-7
September 13, 1996
With 2:12 remaining in the first half, Haskell Indian Nations University sophomore wide receiver Aaron Gains hauled in a pass and ran 69 yards for a touchdown. For his encore, Gains kicked the extra point, giving the Fightin’ Indians a 14-7 lead en route to a 28-7 victory against Mid-American Nazarene College’s junior varsity squad.
SM SOUTH BOMBS LHS SOCCER, 8-2
September 13, 1996
Through the first three games, Lawrence High’s soccer team surrendered just four goals. On Thursday at YSI, Lawrence allowed four goals in each half in an 8-2 loss to explosive Shawnee Mission South in the Lions’ Sunflower League opener.
LIONS BULK UP O-LINE FOR O-EAST
September 13, 1996
One look at Olathe East’s roster and Lawrence High football coach Dick Purdy realized he needed to go to the locker for more beef. “They’re big, an experienced football team, a whole lot bigger than the team we played last week,” said Purdy, whose team fell to Olathe North in last week’s season opener, 26-8.
REBUILT FROGS ANSWER CRITICS
September 13, 1996
Texas Christian University lost all hope of being competitive when Max Knake and Andre Davis graduated, right? Wrong, says Kansas University defensive tackle Kevin Kopp.
YOUNG WEBMASTER LINKS CLUB TO $20,000 FROM SOFTWARE GIANT
September 13, 1996
Students and staff at West Junior High School celebrated Thursday, after one of the school’s clubs won a national contest.
KARL-PETER MEINERS
September 13, 1996
Services for Karl-Peter “Piet” Alois Maria Meiners, 42, rural Tolley, N.D., and Lawrence, will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Tolley. Burial will follow in Meiners Memorial Cemetery, Renville County. Mr. Meiners died Friday, Sept. 6, 1996, from injuries sustained in a farm accident near Greene, N.D.
SHE TAKES HELM AT HEALTH CLINIC
September 13, 1996
A social worker moves into the executive director’s seat of Douglas County’s only health clinic for the uninsured.
SEAT-OF THE PANTS SALSA YIELDS SPICY SURPRISE
September 13, 1996
I set up shop in the kitchen Sunday and went on a cooking and canning frenzy that put a couple of batches of salsa into the winter pantry. With the warped determination of a mad scientist, I embarked on this adventure without a recipe — just a counter full of essential ingredients. The results, if I do say so myself, weren’t half bad. But then again I was mixing the concoction for my taste buds and those of a few esteemed samplers.
CORRECTION
September 13, 1996
A phone number was listed incorrectly in Thursday’s edition of The Mag. For more information about the Great Plains Book Arts program or what to bring to the potluck, call 749-7926.
STREET NAMINGS
September 13, 1996
The 24 KU roads that will be officially named so that all city traffic ordinances apply to motorists are: * West Campus — Constant Avenue, Scott Street, Simons Drive, Crowell Drive, Ruppenthal Drive, Stewart Drive, Petefish Drive, Breidenthal Drive, Cooke Drive.
S VAUGHN UNDERGOES SURGERY TODAY
September 13, 1996
Jacque Vaughn will undergo surgery on his right wrist today at the KU Med Center in Kansas City. Hand specialist Dr. Bruce Toby will perform the two-hour operation on Vaughn, Kansas University’s senior point guard, who tore ligaments playing pick-up basketball on Tuesday.
S PACE LEADS TO PAIN RELIEF
September 13, 1996
A new experimental painkiller is being tested in Kansas City, Mo.
MEETING SET TO DISCUSS CHRISTMAS DINNER
September 13, 1996
The first organizational meeting for the 1996 Community Christmas Dinner will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the First United Methodist Church, 10th and Vermont. Anyone interested in organizing or helping plan the dinner should attend.
HOSPITAL REPORT
September 13, 1996
Dismissals Robert D. Anderson, Pomona.
CITY APPLIES RULES BY NAMING STREETS
September 13, 1996
City ordinances are being written so that all traffic rules apply on 24 KU streets with no names.
S MANSION BELONG TO? WHO MAINTAINS AND FURNISHES IT?
September 13, 1996
The residence at the southeast corner of campus was built in 1912 by industrialist J.B. Watkins and his wife, Elizabeth Miller Watkins. In 1939, Mrs. Watkins gave the home to KU and, by extension, the state of Kansas. KU Chancellor Deane Malott and his wife were the first university residents. Currently, KU Chancellor Robert Hemenway and his family live there.
SOUND OFF
September 13, 1996
Can I run a water line from my neighbor’s water meter to a new or existing house in any rural water district in Douglas County if I can’t get a water meter? Water districts are organized to provide service to their members who, by definition, are water meter holders.
FALL HOME SHOW SET FOR THIS WEEKEND
September 13, 1996
The Fall Home Show is this weekend at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper St. Many local retailers will be displaying products as well as demonstrations and seminars on home improvement.
KU GETS COMMITMENT FROM WICHITA PREP
September 13, 1996
One of the best players on one of the best high school football teams in the state has orally committed to Kansas University. Idris Elias, a 6-foot, 205-pound fullback-linebacker for top-ranked Wichita West, has given the Jayhawks a nonbinding verbal commitment over Kansas State and Southwest Missouri State.
MCGRATH
September 13, 1996
Jacque Vaughn is the second Kansas basketball player to undergo wrist surgery in the last four months. You may not even be aware of this — it was not featured as the lead story on ESPN’s Sports Center — but junior point guard C.B. McGrath had surgery to repair a broken scaphoid bone in his left wrist on May 7.