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KU LINEMEN SIGN FREE-AGENT DEALS
April 19, 1999
Justin Glasgow, a guard from Topeka, signed with Miami, and Dan Dercher, a tackle from Mission, signed with San Francisco.
TO DRIVE LINEUP AT LIED
April 19, 1999
“JazzTrain,” which is being brought to the Lied Center through its partnership with the Gem Theater and the State Ballet of Missouri, may set a new trend in how venues present their programs.
ERICKSON DOING WELL AT MISSOURI
April 19, 1999
Going away to college can be a difficult adjustment, especially for the Kansas kid that strays to Missouri. Erin Erickson lost a few friends.
S HARD TIMES BAD FOR ALL AMERICANS
April 19, 1999
It’s funny about Russia. If you grew up in the American Midwest in the 1950s, you probably grew up hating Russia.
BUTTONS SUMMON WALK SIGNALSSOMETIMES
April 19, 1999
Don’t be confused: Just because the button for a pedestrian-activated signal doesn’t work doesn’t mean you shouldn’t press it, city engineers said.
THE SPRING JOB OUTLOOK IS BRIGHT
April 19, 1999
Starting salaries are up from last September, and college graduates should find a good job market this spring, according to a national organization.
TESTS GIVE YOU A GLIMPSE OF POSSIBLE Y2K PROBLEMS
April 19, 1999
Unless you’ve been asleep for the past couple of years, you’re probably Y2K’ed to death about now. But as the Y2K countdown clock in our local post offices reminds us, this is an event that isn’t going away, and unlike many product announcements in the computing industry, this one will be delivered precisely on time. If you haven’t taken stock of your own vulnerability to the so-called “millennium bug,” you’d better hurry.
NOBEL PRIZE WINNER SEEKS PEACE DURING KU LECTURE
April 19, 1999
Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu shared insights at Kansas University about bridging the chasm between black and white.
POLICE SEIZE FAKE ID MATERIALS
April 19, 1999
Police seize fake ID materials
KU SIGNEE SHINES IN ALL STAR CONTEST
April 19, 1999
Andrew Gooden scored 13 points for the losing West team, while fellow KU signee Kirk Hinrich had eight points for the winning USA squad at Sunday’s Dada Classic.
MONDAY DATEBOOK
April 19, 1999
TODAY 9 a.m.: Douglas County Commission, county courthouse, 11th and Massachusetts.
DOZENS FLOCK TO CLINTON FOR PURPLE MARTIN SPECTACLE
April 19, 1999
Bird lovers Franklin and Bethany Bidinger again opened their yard to the public for the second annual Purple Martin Day near Clinton Lake.
100 YEARS AGO
April 19, 1999
IN 1899 On April 19, 1899, the Lawrence Journal quipped: “‘When you hear a whistle, hunt the sidewalk, a swift-running bicycle is after you,’ remarks an exchange. The rule is not safe in Lawrence. If you get on the sidewalk it is sure to get you.” Sidewalk-riding bicycles were a frequent complaint here in 1899.”
WINDOWS BUG KEEPS DRIVE DIVIDED
April 19, 1999
When I purchased my computer it had a 6 gigabyte hard drive split into three 2 gigabyte hard drives. My first drive is full, but I have plenty of space on the other two. Is there a way I can merge the drives into one? Yes, but you’ll have to do a bit of work. The reason your computer is split into 2 gigabyte partitions is due to a bug in earlier version of Windows 95 that didn’t allow hard drives greater than 2 gigabytes. This was fixed in later versions of Windows 95 and in Windows 98.
40 YEARS AGO
April 19, 1999
IN %% 1959 The Jay Jaynes and the Ku Ku’s, the Kansas University women’s and men’s pep organizations, sold popcorn along the Kansas Relays parade route, and the downtown turnout was excellent despite threatening weather. Later in the day, however, Relays director Bill Easton was forced by heavy rain to call the first halt in the proceedings in the 34 years of the event. As many events as possible were rescheduled but the program was badly hampered by the weather.
JANE BRYANT QUINN - STRONG ECONOMY KEEPS TAX COLLECTIONS UP
April 19, 1999
After signing an income tax form, the average peace-loving American seems to feel a sudden desire to blow up the IRS. Pandering legislators may claim that you’re laboring under the heaviest tax burden ever. In fact, the vast majority of us are paying less than our counterparts did 20, even 30, years ago. Some surprising facts about the success of the tax revolt:
LOCAL BRIEFS
April 19, 1999
Jayhawks sweep softball twinbill
KU SETS FINAL EXAMINATIONS
April 19, 1999
Kansas University has announced the following final examinations: * Lisa Walsh, human development, “Feedback in a Computerized Classroom: A Comparison Between Required Tutoring, Optional Tutoring, and No Tutoring,” 3 p.m., today, 4068 Dole.
KU STUDENT SERVES HOMELESS
April 19, 1999
A Kansas University student serves as coordinator of the Jubilee Cafe. He is responsible for scheduling all the student volunteers twice a week and making sure the cafe runs smoothly.
HOSPITALS
April 19, 1999
Births Cassandra Hart and Jason Brey, Lawrence, a boy, Saturday.
KU-OSU BASEBALL BOX SCORES
April 19, 1999
First Game OKLAHOMA STATE ab r h bi
BEST BETS
April 19, 1999
TODAY Open mike night, 8:30 p.m., Stanford and Sons, 504 Westport Rd., Kansas City, Mo.
BEST BETS
April 19, 1999
TODAY The Samples, Alaskan, The Granada, 1020 Mass.
FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS, RED HAT AND BABY
April 19, 1999
Fashion statement. Two-year-old Cole Greenwood sports the latest in headgear at his home in Lawrence. He is the son of Tim and Kelly Farran-Greenwood. His grandparents are Dick and Betty Farran, Lawrence. Got a shot for Friends & Neighbors? Send it, along with your name and phone number, to Friends & Neighbors, P.O. Box 888, Lawrence 66044.
CAPITOL TOURS
April 19, 1999
To the editor: The Kansas State Historical Society assumed the responsibility of providing tour services at the state capitol beginning on July 1, 1998. Two full-time guides provide 45-minute tours of the historic building weekdays between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. During the legislative session, three temporary guides are added to fill the numerous tour requests. Between January and May, over 20,000 visitors, primarily school children, receive a guided tour of the statehouse.
GRANTS
April 19, 1999
Housing authority lands rental subsidy grants
INCORPORATIONSLIENS
April 19, 1999
The following federal lien release was recently filed in Douglas County: First Services Rentals Inc., $5,821.10.
WEST STARS - USA STARS
April 19, 1999
WEST STARS (154) Andrew Gooden (Kansas) 6 1-1 13, Kevin Gaines (Michigan) 11 0-0 23, Tito Maddox (undecided) 5 1-3 11, Brian Wethers (Cal) 5 0-0 10, Donnell Knight (Arizona State) 5 0-0 11, Chris Osborne (Arizona State) 4 0-1 8, Gilbert Arenas 4 0-2 10, Julius Barnes (Stanford) 1 0-0 2, Justin Davis (Stanford) 10 3-5 23, Keith Kincade (undecided) 6 2-2 14, Joe Shipp (undecided) 5 2-2 13, Jamal Crawford 8 0-0 16
MARGARET HIRD OBITUARY
April 19, 1999
MARGARET HIRD Ottawa — Services for Margaret K. Hird, 85, Ottawa, will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Lamb-Roberts-Heise Funeral Home, Ottawa. Burial will follow at Highland Cemetery, Ottawa.
DARYL REPLOGLE OBITUARY
April 19, 1999
DARYL REPLOGLE Oskaloosa — Graveside services for Daryl Leroy Replogle, 62, San Francisco, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Meriden Cemetery.
JUSTIFIED PENALTY
April 19, 1999
Protesters who disobey the law should be prepared to pay the consequences. Congratulations to the Texas judge who ordered a $45 million fine against the American Airlines pilots union for its illegal “sick-out,” which led to canceled flights for tens of thousands of people.
CAMPBELL OVERSEES AUDIO-READER NETWORKKANU
April 19, 1999
Both KANU and the Kansas Audio-Reader Network rely on volunteers, donations and Janet Campbell.
POLICE ARREST DRIVER FOR LEAVING ACCIDENT
April 19, 1999
Good timing and a bit of luck may have saved Elias Ariel from serious injuries on Sunday afternoon. Ariel was riding a motorcycle in the 1100 block of Connecticut about 5 p.m. when he suddenly realized a car ahead was about to hit him.
4-19 SHOULD U.S. RESERVISTS BE SENT TO KOSOVO?.
April 19, 1999
Should U.S. reservists be sent to Kosovo? Randy Wells,
25 YEARS AGO
April 19, 1999
IN 1974 The government reported that the nation’s economy took a much steeper nosedive than expected in the first quarter of the year while prices soared at an alarming double-digit rate. Some economists were warning about serious problems in the near future because of inflationary spirals.
PEACE AWARDEES NAMED SUNDAY
April 19, 1999
An individual and an organization were given peace awards Sunday by a Lawrence organization.
BLOTTER
April 19, 1999
Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported
KU BASEBALL SETS LOSING STREAK RECORD
April 19, 1999
How low can Kansas University’s baseball team go? “Right now,” KU coach Bobby Randall said, “our confidence is lower than a snake’s belly in a wagon rut.”
NORIA ROAD SOUND OFF
April 19, 1999
Does the county have any intentions of paving East 1750 Road (also known as Noria Road) between North 1500 Road and the industrial area? Yes. Keith Browning, Douglas County public works director, said the half-mile road segment between the railroad tracks and North 1500 Road is scheduled to be paved this year. The project is now in the design phase.