Archive for Thursday, December 23, 1999

DEC23-40

December 23, 1999

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The holiday traffic crackdown was under way in Lawrence and law enforcement people said there would be no tolerance for careless driving or driving under the influence, of anything, from alcohol on up to "hard drugs." Officials said it was simply "a sign of the changing times."

John C. Emick, longtime Lawrence abstracter, gave officials of Lawrence Memorial Hospital a $6,000 Christmas gift check "to be used as the hospital sees fit." For some time, Emick and his wife had resided near the hospital and nurses home and said he wanted to do something "to help a vital institution."

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