Archive for Friday, July 16, 1999


July 16, 1999


New incidences of Dutch elm disease were found in trees four miles east of Lawrence and if normal spreads occurred, the malady could overrun the city in a year, officials said. Dutch elm was usually fatal for trees and Lawrence eventually was to lose up to a third of its mature elms.

Once again, the women students at Kansas University had whipped the men in grade point averages for the past semester. The female victory was traditional.

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