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SOURCE CODES
March 7, 1999
Here is a short guide to some of the garden-related catalogs available. Wayside Gardens
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
March 7, 1999
Burglaries and thefts reported * A Lawrence man reported a 1996 green Geo Tracker, worth $7,800, stolen between 2 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Feb. 28 from the 1500 block of West 25th Court. The vehicle was recovered later that day, but was missing a Jensen compact disc player and two 15-inch speakers, worth $448.
MAXINE CARPENTER
March 7, 1999
Services for Maxine Estelle Carpenter, 83, Paola, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Wilson and Son Chapel, Wellsville. Burial will follow at Wellsville Cemetery. Mrs. Carpenter died Saturday, March 6, 1999, at Olathe Medical Center.
CATHERINE TATUM WEINAUG
March 7, 1999
Services for Catherine Tatum Weinaug, 77, Lawrence, will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Free Methodist Church. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery, Lawrence. Mrs. Weinaug died March 5, 1999, shortly after a presentation to the Kansas City Christian Writer’s Assn.
WILLARD F. KENNEDY
March 7, 1999
Services for Willard F. Kennedy, 75, Garnett, will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Barnett Funeral Home, Oskaloosa. Burial will be at the Meriden Cemetery. Mr. Kennedy died Thursday, March 4, 1999, at the Anderson County Hospital in Garnett.
(NO HEADLINE)
March 7, 1999
At 27th and Inverness the stop sign is so far back from the corner that no one can see it and school buses run through it. Isn’t there a law that says how close it has to be to the street? While there is no law requiring stop signs to be a certain distance from a corner, city officials try to get them as close as reasonably possible, said Terese Gorman, city engineer.
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March 7, 1999
The Kansas team that couldn’t can win a championship today. “People have said so many negative things about this team. Winning a championships here would be something to be proud of,” KU coach Roy Williams said after the Jayhawks’ 69-58 Big 12 men’s tournament semifinal victory over Kansas State on Saturday at Kemper Arena.
NAVAL ROTC TEAM PLACES AT CU EVENT
March 7, 1999
The Kansas University Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps drill team placed second in platoon and squad drill, and third overall in a competition recently in Boulder, Colo. The event was sponsored by the University of Colorado NROTC unit.
ROBERT KILLOUGH
March 7, 1999
Services for Robert F. Killough, 76, Ottawa, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Dengel & Son Mortuary, Ottawa. He was cremated. Private inurnment will be held at Highland Cemetery, Ottawa. Mr. Killough died Saturday, March 6, 1999, at Ransom Memorial Hospital, Ottawa.
BASKETBALL PLAYERS HIT GOALS
March 7, 1999
Special Olympians learn that there’s more to the game of basketball than winning and losing.
(NO HEADLINE)
March 7, 1999
Now that the city has put up no parking signs on Kresge Road, when are they going to begin enforcing it? Terese Gorman, city engineer, said signs recently were installed on the road — which is near the Kmart Distribution Center off North Iowa Street and north of the Kansas Turnpike — to put people on notice that parking is prohibited on both sides of the street.
WILLARD F. KENNEDY
March 7, 1999
Services for Willard F. Kennedy, 75, of Garnett, will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Barnett Funeral Home in Oskaloosa. Burial will be at the Meriden Cemetery. Mr. Kennedy died Thursday, March 4, 1999, at the Anderson County Hospital in Garnett.
MADRIGAL DAY DRAWS EIGHT CHOIRS
March 7, 1999
This year’s Madrigal Day on Tuesday at Kansas University will feature eight high school choirs from Kansas and Missouri as well as the KU Collegium Musicum and Oread Consort. Visiting choirs will perform from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Swarthout Recital Hall in Murphy Hall. Following each choir’s performance, Simon Carrington, KU director of choral activities, will work with the group in a clinic format.
COUNTY OPERATION STAYS WITH IBP
March 7, 1999
Rocking H Ranch, a 2,000-acre grain and beef operation in western Douglas County, markets its cattle to IBP Inc. in Emporia. “When we finish cattle there’s pretty much only four places that would take our cattle,” said Brenna Wulfkuhle, who with her husband manages the corn, soybean and cow farm. “Currently we go to IBP in Emporia.”
THE THREE ORIGINAL MEMBERS OF THE LAWRENCE WOODWIND QUINTET HOPE TO PLAY TOGETHER FOR SEVERAL MORE YEARS.
March 7, 1999
In the late 1960s, Stuart Levine, Paul Jordan and Barbara Jones met with other Lawrence musicians on Monday nights to sight-read chamber music. “The group tended to be more for string players,” said Jones, who plays oboe. “The three of us began to think about playing something written just for (our instruments) and we began to build a (woodwind) library and meet on another night.”
CONSUMERS HURT TOO, PRODUCERS SAY
March 7, 1999
Consumers are victimized by meatpackers just as much as the producers, cattlemen told Kansas lawmakers last week, because packers and processors are raking off massive profits by paying low prices to producers and charging high prices at the supermarket. “U.S. demand for beef today exceeds U.S. domestic supply,” said Mike Callicrate, who operates a 12,000-head commercial feedlot near St. Francis.
LAWRENCE CITY COMMISSION AGENDA
March 7, 1999
The property was annexed into the city within the past two years and has been under review by city inspectors since December 1997. The inspector’s initial report: “two abandoned motor vehicles, lot overgrown with dead vegetation, and house appears abandoned.”
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March 7, 1999
The 1998 Lawrence Citizen Survey asked residents: “If you were elected to the city commission, what are the two most important problems or issues you would like to see the city commission address?” The results: Public transportation: 23.6 percent
RESCUE A SUPERHERO FOR YOUNG READERS IS READY TO WIPE OUT EVIL-DOERS WITH THE SPRINGIEST ELASTIC AROUND.
March 7, 1999
Get ready for a new superhero who will lead legions of youngsters into the underworld of comic book fun. Author and artist Dav Pilkey must be flushed with pride by his latest literary effort, “Captain Underpants and the Attack of the Talking Toilets.” This sequel to “The Adventures of Captain Underpants” promises young readers “More Action,” “More Laffs” and “More Flip-O-Rama.” This much is true: “Captain Underpants” speaks a language that gradeschoolers love, full of undergarment humor, crazy antics and a dual-personality school principal.
BIRTHS
March 7, 1999
Bonnie and Mike Maddox, Lawrence, a girl, Saturday. Cindy and Scott Strecker, Lawrence, a boy, Friday.
FACES AND PLACES
March 7, 1999
Dan Hegwald recently was named an associate at Wade & Associates Inc., where he has served as a project engineer since 1990. Hegwald is a licensed professional engineer with 13 years of experience in municipal wastewater collection systems. He is overseeing projects in 12 states for the Lawrence consulting engineers firm. *
PRESIDENT PUTS MARK ON HASKELL
March 7, 1999
The outgoing president of Haskell Indian Nations University, Bob Martin, survived controversy to leave behind a legacy of improved academics, updated facilities and open communication.
(NO HEADLINE)
March 7, 1999
There were times Saturday when Kansas’ freshman point guard ran the wrong play and times he didn’t run any particular play at all, and nothing could have felt less chaotic to Jeff Boschee. Boschee, the Big 12 Conference freshman of the year, displayed his maturity and innate ability to improvise by scoring nine points in the final five minutes of Kansas’ 69-58 win against Kansas State in a Big 12 tournament seminfinal at Kemper Arena.
CATALOGS
March 7, 1999
Spring catalogs are here, offering visions of what might be, what will be and what absolutely can’t be.
ROBIN SHIELD SCORED A GAME-HIGH 36 POINTS TO LEAD HASKELL INTO THE NJCAA DIV. II TOURNAMENT.
March 7, 1999
In the parking lot, car horns blasted in celebration. Inside Coffin Sports Complex, the floor was littered with streamers, confetti, and what seemed like most of the standing room only crowd that watched Haskell’s women’s basketball team beat Redlands (Okla.) CC, 93-83, on Saturday.
S TOURNAMENT FINALS.
March 7, 1999
Some Kansas-Kansas State men’s basketball games are close. Others are blowouts. But the past five years, they’ve all had one thing in common — the end result.
NED KEHDE COLUMN FOR 3-7
March 7, 1999
In winters past at Perry Lake, Terry Hinson of Silver Lake commonly could catch 25 keeper-size crappie in three hours, and there have been some winter days when he caught 25 big crappie in 30 minutes. But not this year. As of Feb. 1, Hinson had caught only 25 keeper-size crappie.
FORMER SALINAN EXHIBITS AERIAL PHOTOS AT CHICAGO ART INSTITUTE THE SALINA JOURNAL
March 7, 1999
Photographer Terry Evans has moved to Chicago but her heart remains with the prairie.
TRUDY CARTER SCORED A GAME-HIGH 21 POINTS TO LEAD SANTA FE TRAIL PAST ANDERSON COUNTY.
March 7, 1999
Santa Fe Trail is heading back to Salina. The Chargers, the defending 4A state girls basketball champion, will be heading to the state tournament at the Bicentennial Center later this week after eliminating Anderson County, 50-42, on Saturday night.
LINES LACK PUNCH
March 7, 1999
First, let me say I’m a fan of Wendy Wasserstein, the Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright who’s best known for “The Heidi Chronicles.” So I was disappointed Saturday night by Lawrence Community Theatre’s lackadaisical production of “An American Daughter,” a 2 1/2-hour satire that’s chock-full of witty Wassersteinisms.
MEETING TO EXPLORE COMMUNITY EDUCATION
March 7, 1999
Kansas University will hold a brainstorming meeting at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Continuing Education building, 1515 St. Andrews Dr. The meeting was called to generate ideas and suggestions regarding a possible community education program at the university. The program would start in the fall 1999 semester and would be offered for Lawrence and the surrounding area. It would include credit and not-for-credit courses and events, and would be a joint venture between KU and the community.
FED-UP CATTLEMAN TAKES ON PACKERS
March 7, 1999
A western Kansas feedlot owner is leading the charge to diminish the clout of agribusiness giants.
OLATHE SOUTH HIT 19 OF 28 FREE THROWS, INCLUDING NINE OF 12 DOWN THE STRETCH, TO WIN ITS CLASS 6A SUB-STATE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME AGAINST FREE STATE, 48-38.
March 7, 1999
Olathe South’s girls basketball team defeated Free State High one point at a time on Saturday night. The Falcons hit 19 of 28 free throws compared to the Firebirds’ 2-of-14 free-throw shooting in winning their Class 6A sub-state final at Olathe South.
S REFURBISHED HOGLUND BALLPARK ON A COLD AND WINDY SATURDAY.
March 7, 1999
As far as the beneficiaries are concerned, Forrest Hoglund hit a home run with his refurbished ballpark. So, naturally, the benefactor threw a strike with the ceremonial first pitch on Dedication Day at Kansas University’s Hoglund Ballpark.
ORPHANAGE FELT LIKE HOME
March 7, 1999
A former ward of the state says the orphanage was the best place she knew.
BASKETBALL FANS CONTENT WITH SITE OF ANNUAL CONFERENCE SHOWDOWN BIG 12 TOURNEY FANS NOT BIG ON POSSIBLE MOVE
March 7, 1999
KU and KSU fans aren’t the only ones who want to keep the tournament in Kansas City.
PAINTER CLAIMS BIG 12 TITLE
March 7, 1999
Kansas junior Tyler Painter won the 1650 freestyle in 15:08.42 on Saturday for his third Big 12 men’s swimming title. “I’m not happy with my time,” Painter said. “I didn’t feel too good. I’d like to have swum a lot faster. To win is all right, but in this sport time is very important too. I would have rather gone under 15 minutes. I still have NCAAs and I’m not rested. We’ll see what happens there.”
Free State girls’ season comes to end
March 7, 1999
Olathe South’s girls basketball team defeated Free State High one point at a time on Saturday night. The Falcons hit 19 of 28 free throws compared to the Firebirds’ 2-of-14 free-throw shooting in winning their Class 6A sub-state final at Olathe South.
TEACHER TO PORTRAY ZORA NEALE HURSTON
March 7, 1999
Carmaletta Williams will recreate the life of famed Harlem Renaissance writer Zora Neale Hurston during a one-woman show at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Lawrence Public Library Auditorium, 707 Vt. Hurston joined Lawrence native Langston Hughes and other black writers in New York in the 1920s. Her books, including “Their Eyes Were Watching God” and “Dust Tracks on the Road,” capture the dialect of her native Florida. She was also an anthropologist who toured the South and Caribbean collecting folklore.
69-58 LOSS TO KANSAS.
March 7, 1999
For all Tom Asbury knew, Kansas guard Jeff Boschee had disappeared into the Bermuda Triangle. “For whatever reasons, we lost him a couple of times,” Kansas State coach Asbury said. “I’d have to see the tapes.”
LAWRENCE CITY COMMISSION AGENDA
March 7, 1999
Commissioners will consider ordering that an overgrown lot be mowed and a dilapidated house torn down. Commissioners are scheduled to conduct a public hearing to consider whether to declare a structure at 704 Folks to be “unsafe and dangerous.” If so declared, the property’s owner would have 45 days to repair or remove the structure.
EUDORA RESIDENT RECALLS INDENTURED CHILDHOOD
March 7, 1999
Myrtle Landon was at eight different homes, including that of an Atchison minister who didn’t tell her she was free to leave at age 18. She found out when she was 20.
MORE CITY BUS SERVICE SUPPORTERS COMING ON BOARD
March 7, 1999
Support for public transportation services is gaining speed, with 78 percent of Lawrence residents saying they want a citywide bus system, according to a recent survey.
CARETAKER SAFE AFTER LONG, COLD NIGHT IN RAVINE
March 7, 1999
The former head of Kansas University’s Department of Systematics and Ecology is healing after spending a night at the bottom of a ravine with an injured leg.
(NO HEADLINE)
March 7, 1999
Bill Mayer column for 3-7-99 Whatever happened to honest-to-gosh all-around shooters?
OPPONENTS TO TESTIFY AGAINST PACKER BILL
March 7, 1999
The Kansas Senate Agriculture Committee is considering a bill cattlemen say would end discrimination threatening their livelihoods. The cattlemen want a bill passed that would require daily cattle price disclosure, prohibit discrimination in what packers pay different producers and forbid business retaliation against producers for statements they make about packers.
MEETING TO EXPLORE COMMUNITY EDUCATION
March 7, 1999
Kansas University will hold a brainstorming meeting at 9 a.m. March 13 at the Continuing Education building, 1515 St. Andrews Dr. The meeting was called to generate ideas and suggestions regarding a possible community education program at the university. The program would start in the fall 1999 semester and would be offered for Lawrence and the surrounding area. It would include credit and not-for-credit courses and events, and would be a joint venture between KU and the community. It would be housed in the new Continuing Education building.
TEXAS SCORED 10 RUNS OVER THE FINAL THREE INNINGS TO HAND KANSAS A 15-4 BASEBALL SETBACK ON THE DAY THE JAYHAWKS DEDICATED THEIR RENOVATED STADIUM.
March 7, 1999
Brand spankin’ new ballpark, brand new spanking from Texas. Kansas University’s baseball team formally dedicated refurbished Hoglund Ballpark on Saturday, and the 10th-ranked Longhorns promptly made themselves at home in the form of a 15-4 victory over the Jayhawks.
LAWRENCE CITY COMMISSION AGENDA
March 7, 1999
* Proclaim March 17 “St. Patrick’s Day.” * Approve a drinking-establishment license for Old Chicago, 2329 Iowa.