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LAWRENCE BUSINESS GETS A KICK OUT OF FOOTBALL
May 27, 1999
Big Blue may translate to big profits for Lawrence vendors.
NEIGHBORS MISSING AT NEIGHBORHOOD MEETING
May 27, 1999
Representatives of social service agencies who wanted to gather public input on an East Lawrence neighborhood service center mostly talked among themselves.
WORDS
May 27, 1999
It shouldn’t be surprising that the Army’s top general has misgivings about the air campaign in Yugoslavia, a Lawrence resident and military historian and teacher said. “Army generals don’t believe that air power in and by itself can be effective with anything — that comes with the territory,” said Michael Pearlman, an instructor of military history at the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth.
DANIEL BENTON DAVIS OBITUARY
May 27, 1999
DANIEL B. DAVIS Services for Daniel B. Davis, 84, Eudora, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
IRA W. ROSS OBITUARY
May 27, 1999
IRA W. ROSS Perry — Services for Ira W. Ross, 81, Perry, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Barnett Funeral Home, Oskaloosa. Burial will be in the Oak Ridge Cemetery, Perry.
AUTO TAB - PATROL STRESSES SAFETY FOR HOLIDAY WEEKEND
May 27, 1999
Memorial Day weekend means family outings, veterans’ services and plenty of traffic on local roads and highways. Officials say safety is the name of the game.
DASKOS CUTLINE
May 27, 1999
Richard Gwin/Journal-World Photo Ryan Dickinson straightens a banner on the sign at Dasko’s, a restaurant set to open June 1 at 1730 W. 23rd. The store, in a building formerly occupied by Carol Lee Donuts, is being opened by Steve Gaudreau, owner of Quinton’s Bar & Deli in downtown Lawrence.
THURS BETS BETS
May 27, 1999
TODAY John Weatherwax and the Junk Yard Jazz, 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m., American Legion, 3408 W. Sixth.
CLOSE
May 27, 1999
Local markets As of Wednesday’s close, courtesy of Farmer’s Cooperative Assn. South Elevator — Wheat, $2.37; soybeans, $4.26; milo, $1.59; corn, $1.82. Midland Elevator — Wheat, NA; soybeans, $4.26; milo, NA; corn, $1.83. North Elevator — Wheat, $2.42; soybeans, $4.26; milo, $1.59; corn, $1.87.
MOVIES
May 27, 1999
These movies are showing at local theaters this weekend. Check daily listings for show times. Capsule reviews are from wire services and staff reports. Notting Hill
FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS, TOP MUSICIANS
May 27, 1999
Cream of the crop. These 13 students represent some of the best musicians in the state of Kansas. They were selected as KMEA All-State musicians and performed with the all-state groups in late February in Wichita. The students are, front row from left, Carmen Winter, voice; Julia Harden, voice; Andrea Ayers, choir; Sarah Katich, string bass; center row from left, Mara Anderson, cello; David Gnojek, clarinet; Logan Smith, voice; Drew Salsbury, voice; back row from left, Sam Constance, violin; Luke Finger, voice; Tim Bradley, horn; Barrett Hamilton, trombone; Christopher Santee, voice. Band Director Avian Bear submitted the photo. Got a shot for Friends & Neighbors? Send it, along with your name and phone number, to Friends & Neighbors, P.O. Box 888, Lawrence 66044.
VICE-CHANCELLOR CHOSEN FOR KU MEDICAL CENTER
May 27, 1999
The former director of the U.S. Navy Medical Service Corps has assumed the No. 2 academic administration position at Kansas University Medical Center, KUMC officials said Wednesday. Edward Phillips, 52, replaced the retiring Roger Lambson as the medical center’s vice chancellor for administration. Phillips’ annual salary will be $131,000.
FREE-LANCE WRITER DISPENSES ADVICE
May 27, 1999
THURSDAY DATEBOOK
May 27, 1999
TODAY 4 p.m.: Lawrence school district’s annual Recognition and Retirement Reception, Lawrence High School, 19th and Louisiana. Reception in commons area, followed by recognition in auditorium.
BLOTTER FOR 5-27-992
May 27, 1999
Law enforcement report Injury accidents
VFW, AMERICAN LEGION MEMORIAL DAY SERVICES HONOR VETERANS
May 27, 1999
Flags will be flying high Monday as millions of Americans remember lost loved ones as part of Memorial Day. The day, dedicated to veterans and other deceased, brings Americans to cemeteries to honor friends and family.
DOROTHY MALONE OBITUARY
May 27, 1999
DOROTHY MALONE Tonganoxie — Services for Dorothy Malone, 78, Tonganoxie, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Quisenberry Chapel, Tonganoxie. Burial will be in Hubbel Hill Cemetery.
MARY WILLIAMS OBITUARY
May 27, 1999
MARY K. WILLIAMS Services for Mary K. Williams, 61, Eudora, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Burial will be in Eudora Cemetery.
ROBERT MACNAB OBITUARY
May 27, 1999
ROBERT MACNAB Services for the Rev. Robert M. MacNab, 94, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will be in Laurel Memorial Park Cemetery, Pomona, N.J.
WINNIE KNIGHT OBITUARY
May 27, 1999
WINNIE KNIGHT Services for Winnie Alexandra Knight, 99, Lawrence, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
PLANNERS SUPPORT LIMITS FOR 5-ACRE EXEMPTION
May 27, 1999
Buildings new homes along the outskirts of town soon could require setting aside property for new roads, sewers, water lines and other public utilities. That means no more 5-acre exemption for property in Lawrence’s “urban growth area,” Lawrence-Douglas County planning commissioners agreed Wednesday night.
SOUNDOFF ON NRA CONTRIBUTIONS TO KANSAS DELEGATION
May 27, 1999
How much did our two senators, Pat Roberts and Sam Brownback, receive from the National Rifle Assn. in the last election cycle? The Center for Responsive Politics, a Washington, D.C., organization that focuses on campaign finance issues, compiled a report that indicated neither Republican senator from Kansas received contributions from the NRA’s Political Victory Fund during the 1997-1998 election cycle.
HELMET HABIT
May 27, 1999
A free bicycle helmet can be worth plenty if the rider is involved in an accident. Everyone connected with a local bicycle helmet give-away program deserves a word of thanks from the community.
PLANNERS BID FAREWELL TO THREE COMMISSIONERS
May 27, 1999
Planners bid farewell to three commissioners
ABANDONED HOUSE FIRE MAY BE SUSPICIOUS
May 27, 1999
Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical crews were investigating the cause of a fire that damaged the upper floor and attic of an abandoned house on Wednesday afternoon. Firefighters and paramedics were called at 4:53 p.m. to the house at 1327 N.J., where flames and smoke were coming from a second-story window.
S BROWN PUMPED FOR STATE TRACK
May 27, 1999
CEREMONY HONORS AMERICAN INDIAN VETERANS
May 27, 1999
LODGING INDUSTRY LOOKING FOR BOOST
May 27, 1999
BIKE SAFETY RODEO DRAWS LARGE CROWD AT SUNSET
May 27, 1999
About 35 Sunset Hill School students turned out Wednesday for a bicycle safety rodeo put on by the Lawrence Police Department.
MERCURY SPILL NO CAUSE FOR ALARM
May 27, 1999
About a tablespoon of mercury spilled in a Lawrence High School nurse’s office, but the spill was quickly cleaned and there were no injuries, authorities said. Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical crews were called about 1:20 p.m. Wednesday to the school where a blood-pressure gauge was knocked off a table or counter and broke, authorities said.
MOVING OUT OR STAYING HOME
May 27, 1999
The decision to leave home after high school opens up opportunities while creating challenges.
IRS AUDIT OF KU NEARLY FOUR YEARS OLD AND COUNTING
May 27, 1999
Investigation by the IRS of the KU Alumni Association is part of a probe that involves many aspects of the university.
BEST BETS
May 27, 1999
1) Songs on the road Ellis Paul,
CLOSE
May 27, 1999
Dow Industrials CLOSE: 10,702.16
LYNETTE WOODARD RETIRES CUTLINE
May 27, 1999
Earl Richardson/Journal-World Photo At a Wednesday afternoon press conference to announce her retirement from the WNBA, former KU great Lynette Woodard, left, takes about her days as a basketball player as her college coach and current KU womens’ basketball coach Marian Washington, listens. Woodard will join Washinton on the bench as an assistant coach.
/A HARP PLAYER STRESSES VERSATILITY IN MUSIC
May 27, 1999
A Lawrence musician performs, teaches and serves as her own manager.
READERS ROAR ABOUT SUVS
May 27, 1999
I knew I was in trouble when the young woman picked me up at the airport in Dallas — in a sport utility vehicle. My broadside against SUVs ran in The Dallas Morning News the next day, just in time for my speaking engagement before her and countless other SUV owners. By the time I got home, I had 100 e-mails from Dallas alone. Half called me names; the other half called SUVs names.
EFFORT APPRECIATED
May 27, 1999
To the editor: My husband and I would sincerely like to thank the fire and rescue men and women for the wonderful program they put on for our children. The need for bycycle helmets is so great and through these programs so many children benefit greatly!
TOP MOVIES
May 27, 1999
Here are the nation’s top-grossing movies based on box-office totals from last weekend. Top movies
100 YEARS AGO
May 27, 1999
On May 27, 1899, the Lawrence World stated: “There ought to be a trial of free rural delivery in Douglas County. There are so many Star routes in this county that to establish free rural delivery would be an easy matter.”
WHAT ARE YOU READING?
May 27, 1999
Josh Henderson, KU student,
MELLENCAMP CAN STILL ROCK
May 27, 1999
The longtime rock ‘n’ roll musician draws a diverse crowd — from college students and parents with children to bankers and farmers.
/A PIANO PRODIGY KEYS INTO JAZZ
May 27, 1999
Twelve-year-old Eldar Djangirov has appeared on many concert bills and radio broadcasts. Now, he’s looking forward to recording his first CD.
COMING UP
May 27, 1999
June 11 Kinsey Report, Grand Emporium, 3832 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.
ANOTHER FLOOD?
May 27, 1999
After agreeing to buy a North Lawrence couple’s flood-prone home, city commissioners may be faced with a flood of similar requests. It’s easy to sympathize with Debbie and Richard Chalender whose home has been a regular victim of flooding in North Lawrence. But the solution the Lawrence City Commission provided for the Chalenders Tuesday night may present some difficult problems down the road.
STAGE SET FOR TALKS ON KOSOVO
May 27, 1999
President Clinton is using heavy diplomatic and military pressure on Serbia to get a message to Slobodan Milosevic: Now is the last best hope for a deal. You still have interests in Kosovo I can protect in a settlement. But that train leaves soon. Not even I know what will happen after it leaves. This assessment does not come from a White House leak. I would place little faith in one right now. In war, politicians, diplomats and generals see the media as one more tool to mislead and pressure foes abroad and keep opinion supportive at home.
PLANNERS REJECT NEW PLANS FOR FORMER HOSPITAL SITE
May 27, 1999
A 165,000-square-foot center for retail shops and professional offices shouldn’t be allowed at the northwest corner of Sixth Street and Folks Road, planning commissioners decided.
S HOOPS STAFF
May 27, 1999
A 39-year-old woman hanging from a basketball rim inspired Lynette Woodard to greatness. As soon as she became a 39-year-old hanging from a rim, Woodard decided to call it quits.
PHYSICAL PLAY INFESTS BASKETBALL
May 27, 1999
Physical play has hurt college and pro basketball, Kansas coach Roy Williams says.
WEIRD NEWS
May 27, 1999
Geometry required Within the last six months, Florida county commissioners in Seminole County (near Orlando) and Manatee County (Bradenton) passed anti-public-nudity ordinances requiring women to cover at least 25 percent of their breasts (including a mandatory-coverage area explained in detail) and at least 33 percent of the buttocks (also highly detailed as to which points the coverage must be measured from). Thus, strictly speaking, the ordinances require sheriffs to make an initial calculation of the total area of the particular region (length times width) before an arrest can be made.
CORRECTION
May 27, 1999
A photo in Wednesday’s Journal-World accompanying a story about the New Generations group from Lawrence contained incorrect information. The shot was taken at the Z Bar Ranch mansion.
CENTRAL STUDENTS TO PEFORM SCOPES PLAY AT NATIONALS
May 27, 1999
S BEACH CENTER TO RECEIVE HONOR FOR HISTORIC WORK
May 27, 1999
The Turnbulls have been at Kansas University’s Beach Center for nearly 19 years. In addition to being the centers’ co-directors, the Turnbulls are professors of special education.
POLICE ARREST PIT BULL OWNER
May 27, 1999
NOODLE, SATAY SHOP OFFERS TASTE OF THAILAND
May 27, 1999
5-27 SHOULD PET OWNERS BE HELD LEGALLY RESPONSIBLE IF THEIR
May 27, 1999
Should pet owners be held legally responsible if their pet kills someone? Mario Lainfiesta,
LOCAL BRIEFS
May 27, 1999
Bogard all-state Free State High senior pitcher Brett Bogard has been named first-team all state in a vote of the state’s coaches. Bogard, who will play for Johnson County CC next year, was 6-2 for the Firebirds with 1.15 ERA, 53 strikeouts and 20 walks.
HOSPITALS FOR MAY 27
May 27, 1999
Births Uzo Obineche and Michelle LeBrun, Lawrence, a boy, Wednesday.
OUR TOWN
May 27, 1999
Purdy Retirement Reception: Everyone is invited to a reception for retiring Lawrence High football coach Dick Purdy from 7-9 p.m. next Wednesday in the LHS cafeteria. *
SOWING LITERARY SEEDS: WRITERS PLANT IDEAS ON HOW TO GET PUBLISHED
May 27, 1999
So you know how to write, but you’re not sure how to market your work? Here are some tips to getting published.
40 YEARS AGO
May 27, 1999
The Lawrence National Bank was featured in the Journal-World after its recent expansion with drive-in facilities at Seventh and Massachusetts. In 1865, the bank was founded by Washington Hadley as the National Bank of Lawrence. In 1888, it merged with the Douglas County Bank and became the Lawrence National. J.D. Bowersock was president. On the board with Bowersock were R.W. Sparr, F.W. Barteldes, J.H. Glatthart, W.E. Williams, H.L. Moore, A. Henley, H.S. Hall and F.A. Bailey. The old bank building with its familiar iron fence and unique roof line was torn down in 1949 to make way for the present modern structure at Seventh and Massachusetts.
STUDENTS INK CHINESE POETRY
May 27, 1999
Students in Joy Clumsky’s creative writing class at Lawrence High School have been busy creating poetry. This time their efforts focus on Chinese poetry that explore the writer’s inner and outer worlds. Snow-Covered Wings
TALENT MANAGER FINDS WORK FOR ASPIRING ACTORS
May 27, 1999
A former youth minister is now a New York talent manager.
CD REVIEWS
May 27, 1999
This Is Normal Gus Gus
TEACHERS TALK MONEY AT NEGOTIATIONS
May 27, 1999
Teachers still are asking for more money than the school district says it can spend. At the next negotiation session on June 8, contract talks will technically be at impasse.
MUST LUMINARY SERVICE HONORS LOVED ONES
May 27, 1999
Hospice care sponsors service
THE MAGCALENDAR
May 27, 1999
NIGHTLIFE LAWRENCE