The terms of three members of the Kansas Board of Regents were expiring Dec. 31 and speculation was rampant about replacement policies. Outgoing were Carl Courter, Wichita; Robert Helman, Goodland; and Prudence Hutton, Newton. It was uncertain whom incoming Gov. Robert Bennett might name. The six holdover regents were Jess Stewart, James Basham, Henry Bubb, Elmer Jackson, Paul Wunsch and John D. Montgomery.
In another 10 years, bad checks might become a "thing of the past" because of increased electronic banking procedures and more checkless operations, according to Barkley Clark, associate dean of the Kansas University law school.
Local groups planning for 1976 bicentennial observances here were expected to "get down to business" early in 1975, which was about to make its debut.