Archive for Saturday, January 2, 1999

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SNOW FORECAST FALLS SHORT
January 2, 1999
Lawrence street crews were prepared for “the big one,” but had to contend with only about an inch of snow on New Year’s Day.
VETERANS HOSPITAL HOLDING ESSAY CONTEST
January 2, 1999
To help celebrate “National Salute to Hospitalized Veterans Week,” the Colmery-O’Neil Veterans Administration Medical Center is sponsoring an essay contest for eighth-graders. The theme of the contest is “Why I Should Salute our Veterans,” and the winner will receive a $500 savings bond. Essays will be distributed to veterans during the week, which is the week of Valentine’s Day.
MILLER SERVICES
January 2, 1999
Services for Paul F. Miller, 76, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will be at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Kansas City, Kan. Mr. Miller died Friday, Jan. 1, 1999, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT POLICE REPORTS
January 2, 1999
*Lawrence police arrested Joseph Anthony Tulipano, 21, Lawrence, Friday on charges of burglary, theft and possession of marijuana. He was booked at 7:26 p.m. Friday into Douglas County Jail. Bail on the burglary charge was set at $2,500. Bail for each of the other two counts was $500. Emergency calls
EMERGENCY CALLS
January 2, 1999
Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical reported the following responses: Fire calls
(NO HEADLINE)
January 2, 1999
Why did the Lawrence Police Department tell you what two suspended officers did, while saying the reason a third officer was suspended is confidential? They won’t release what James R. Miller Jr. did. Why is that? Police and city officials didn’t say the suspensions for James W. Miller and Todd Polson were related to their arrests on charges of battery and operating under the influence, respectively. However, the suspensions went into effect directly after their arrests.
January 2, 1999
Children had their own New Year’s Eve fun at Holcom Park Recreation Center, staying up all night and playing.
ALLEN PRESS READIES FOR PLANT EXPANSION
January 2, 1999
The next chapter for the longtime Lawrence firm: An expansion-and-rehabilitation project for its printing plant at 10th and Delaware streets.
S ASSORTMENT OF ROCK LAYERS.
January 2, 1999
American teen-agers have a vocabulary. “Leo (Leonardo DiCaprio) is mad kewl, 24-7-365 (all the time). He’s making a new movie about a young drifter — da bomb! — given a map to paradise.”
IN 1899
January 2, 1999
On Jan. 2, 1899, the Lawrence World in its review of “the banner year” of 1898 observed: “The merchants are the bulwarks of the town. To them we must look for substantial evidences of prosperity. When the merchants are doing well the town in all right … The stores are so many thermometers that accurately register the pulse of the community. When the merchants are doing well they disseminate a better feeling through the town as well as help in other more tangible ways.” — Courtesy Watkins Community Museum
DATEBOOK SUNDAY
January 2, 1999
Monday 7 a.m.: Lawrence curbside Christmas tree pickup. Have your tree, cleaned of all ornamentation, curbside by 7 a.m. Pickup will also take place Jan. 10.
KU BUDGET SOUNDOFF
January 2, 1999
Is it true that Kansas University is largely supported with the taxpayer’s money? According to information provided by the Kansas University Office of Institutional Research and Planning, in fiscal year 1999, the last year for which complete statistics are available, the state general fund, which includes tax revenue to the state, provided $218.5 million or 40.1 percent of KU’s operating budget of $545.4 million. That budget includes the Lawrence campus, the Edwards campus in Overland Park and the Medical Center.
(NO HEADLINE)
January 2, 1999
The city’s budget gives a glimpse of the year’s workload at city hall. Among the budget’s predictions for 1999, compared to 1998: City commissioners will pass the same number of ordinances (130), approve two more resolutions (115, up from 113) and cut five more ribbons (85, up from 80).
A BIRTHDAY NOT EASILY FORGOTTEN
January 2, 1999
Lawrence’s first Y2K baby entered the world at 8:43 a.m. New Year’s Day.
OXANDALE SERVICES
January 2, 1999
Services for Lucille Evans Oxandale, 97, Lawrence, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, Lawrence. Burial will be at Hubbell Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie. Mrs. Oxandale died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 1998, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
EDWARD J. KORB
January 2, 1999
Services for Edward J. Korb, 89, Tonganoxie, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the United Methodist Church, Tonganoxie. Burial will be in Hubbell Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie. Mr. Korb died Friday, Jan. 1, 1999, at Providence Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan.
SOUND OFF
January 2, 1999
Why do cats like catnip? The active substance of catnip, nepetalactone, sets off in the cat’s brain behavioral patterns usually connected with pleasurable or exciting things.
VETERANS HOSPITAL HOLDING ESSAY CONTEST
January 2, 1999
To help celebrate “National Salute to Hospitalized Veterans Week,” the Colmery-O’Neil Veterans Administration Medical Center is sponsoring an essay contest for eighth-graders. The theme of the contest is “Why I Should Salute our Veterans,” and the winner will receive a $500 savings bond. Essays will be distributed to veterans during the week, which is the week of Valentine’s Day.
BLOTTER FOR JAN. 2, 2000
January 2, 1999
Emergency calls Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical reported the following responses:
BUSINESS NOT WARM TO ISLAND PROPOSAL
January 2, 1999
The Traffic Safety Commission will consider a proposal to build a traffic island at Naismith and Crescent.
DISMISSALS
January 2, 1999
Montiahgo Enriquez, Lawrence, Saturday. Deserie Pinegar, Eudora, and baby girl, Saturday.
BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU WARNS FUTURE STUDENTS
January 2, 1999
The Better Business Bureau is warning college students and their parents about groups promising money for college. Both college students and high school students are being approached about paying a fee to receive scholarship and financial aid.
1-2 HOW LONG UNTIL YOU START WRITING THE NEW YEAR ON YOUR . . .
January 2, 1999
How long until you start writing the new year on your checks? Rhiannon Dietze,
DISMISSALS
January 2, 1999
Jacqueline Tappan and baby boy, Lawrence. Julie Young and baby girl, Lawrence.
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January 2, 1999
Lawrence officials are planning for two more miles of streets, 100 more animal-control cases and 340 more immunizations in 1999.
DOCTORS CONCERNED ABOUT RANGE OF SICKNESSES THEY TREAT
January 2, 1999
Every two years, researchers plan to update a massive study involving thousands of doctors across the United States.
NEW COMPUTERS POSE CHALLENGE
January 2, 1999
The expansion of Lawrence school district’s computer system proves challenging for a small technical staff.
M TONIGHT. TIPOFF IS 7:05 P.M. AT ALLEN FIELDHOUSE. THE GAME WILL BE SHOWN LIVE ON CHANNELS 13 AND 62.
January 2, 1999
Will two-time defending champion Kansas remain king of the hill in the Big 12 Conference in the league’s third season? Or will the Jayhawks, 36-2 the past two years, slide down the slope like cars on Lawrence’s icy streets during the 1998-99 league men’s basketball campaign?
HIGHWAY PATROL INVESTIGATES FATAL ACCIDENT.
January 2, 1999
One-car accident kills teen-ager
More Perry police officers mean more tickets
January 2, 1999
More Perry police officers mean more tickets and more grumbling, but safer streets.
S A BIG DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LOVE AND SEX. SPECIAL TO THE JOURNAL-WORLD
January 2, 1999
When you’re a teen-ager, falling love is fantastic. But falling in love can also be a disaster. The emotional intensity can make it difficult to keep a level head. It’s easy for young people to find themselves swept off their feet, sexually excited and wondering, “Should I or shouldn’t I have sex?” Emotions are tumbling full-tilt, hormones are racing full-throttle, one partner may be urging the other on, and there’s only a tiny voice in the back of a teen’s mind saying, “Maybe this isn’t such a good idea.”
JANUARY
January 2, 1999
The first month of 1998 began with a former presidential candidate from Kansas saying “thank-you” to the state and ended with a nerve-racking standoff south of Lawrence. Longtime U.S. senator and U.S. presidential candidate Bob Dole visited Ottawa and Tonganoxie on Jan. 7 and 8 as part of his “thank-you” tour of the state. Dole lost the 1996 presidential election to Bill Clinton.
S BRADFORD IMPRESSES, FRUSTRATES COACH
January 2, 1999
Kansas junior forward Nick Bradford is emotional by nature — for example, he sports a tattoo as a tribute to his deceased brother — and those emotions have helped and hurt his game this season.