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WHY DOES KU ALLOW DOGS TO RUN LOOSE ON CAMPUS?
November 12, 1999
Why isn’t the leash law being enforced on Campanile Hill on the KU campus? Dogs attack people and the police at the bottom of the hill just sit and watch it happen. Kansas University Police Sgt. Troy Mailen said the Office of Public Safety does respond to reports of dog attacks or loose dogs on campus, but officers aren’t routinely posted near Campanile Hill to patrol for loose dogs.
FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS, REUNION PICTURES
November 12, 1999
Then and now. Members of the Liberty Memorial High School Class of 1949 — pictured both in 1949 and at their 50th class reunion on Oct. 16. Back row, from left: Ann Spears Matheny, Citty Crane Haden, Joyce Emich Near, Marilyn Ringler Ball and Grace Endacott Brooks; front row, Jerry Hesse Vaughn, Clara Nelson Hagerman and Darlene Schindler Schaake. The photo was submitted by Darlene Schaake, Ellensburg, Wash. Got a shot for Friends & Neighbors? Send it, along with your name, phone number and caption information, to Friends & Neighbors, P.O. Box 888, Lawrence 66044.
CLOSE
November 12, 1999
Local markets As of Thursday’s close, courtesy of Farmers Cooperative Assn. South Elevator — Wheat, $2.23; soybeans, $4.22; milo, $1.33; corn, $1.60. Midland Elevator — Wheat, NA; soybeans, $4.25; milo, NA; corn, $1.60. North Elevator — Wheat, $2.23; soybeans, $4.27; milo, $1.33; corn, $1.65.
BUSINESS BRIEFCASE FOR FRIDAY
November 12, 1999
Dell earnings up during third quarter
FESTIVAL OF TREES SLATED IN LEAVENWORTH
November 12, 1999
Festival of Trees slated in Leavenworth
SOAPS: THE NEW TEACHING TOOL
November 12, 1999
When Agnes Nixon, doyenne of the American soap opera, was once asked to share the recipe of her sudsy success, she offered up three ingredients: Make ‘em laugh, Make ‘em cry, Make ‘em wait. It’s not clear if Agnes had any purpose for “All My Children” beyond selling detergent. But somewhere along the way, it became clear that if soaps could sell soap, they could sell social change.
AUCTION BENEFIT TO TAKE BIDS ON DREAM ITEMS
November 12, 1999
Participants in the Nov. 20 St. John School Benefit Auction will bid on some eye-popping items.
ROOFING PROJECT NEARING COMPLETION
November 12, 1999
The roof project is done, but the city still is waiting for repairs for damage caused during the project.
CITY BUS SYSTEM PLANNERS HAVE BUSY MONTH AHEAD
November 12, 1999
Decisions loom on selecting contractors and recommending ADA policies for new fixed-route bus system.
FAIR BUILDING AHEAD OF SCHEDULE
November 12, 1999
Thanks to the warm, dry weather, work is well under way on the new multipurpose building at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds. The ground has been leveled and the reinforcing steel rebar was delivered Thursday morning.
NOV 11-40 YEARS AGO
November 12, 1999
Oskaloosa school district voters approved a bond issue of $425,000 for construction of a new rural high school and elementary school. The bond issue was the largest ever approved in the district. It won by 313 to 277. Late figures showed that the Kansas University campus here had a value of well more than $100 million with an operating budget that exceeded $22 million a year.
NOV 12-25 YEARS AGO
November 12, 1999
Four Kansas University administrators and a former administrator received Higher Education Week awards — Francis Heller, William Balfour, Emily Taylor, Frank Burge and Steve Clark. Lawrence police chief Richard Stanwix said he had doubts about the local department’s being able to provide the required manpower under a plan suggested by the county to make the local area part of a Topeka-oriented anti-drug unit. Stanwix said more personnel would be needed in his department under such a setup.
CLOSE
November 12, 1999
Dow Industrials CLOSE: 10,595.30
EVE
November 12, 1999
Kansas University and Haskell Indian Nations University await the millennium without fear of system breakdown.
NO-BID CONTRACTS COMMON FOR STATE
November 12, 1999
The state often approves no-bid contracts, especially for people who are uniquely qualified for a job. J-W Wire Reports
PUBLIC INPUT WANTED ON SCHOOL BOUNDARIES
November 12, 1999
The Lawrence school board Thursday scheduled public forums for proposed boundary changes that would adjust territories at seven elementary schools in the district. These informal sessions offer community members a chance to ask questions and make comments about recommendations forwarded to the school board by a district committee.
STATE ECONOMY NEEDS REVAMP, GOP CHIEF SAYS
November 12, 1999
The House Republican leader says Kansas needs new vision to match new economy.
BLOTTER FOR NOV. 12, 1999
November 12, 1999
Law enforcement report Police reports
KU BUSES PLAN COOPERATION
November 12, 1999
J-W Staff Reports How the city’s bus system will coordinate with the KU on Wheels service for students at Kansas University remains one of the biggest decisions still looming for people working on Lawrence’s new transit plan.
LOIS ADAMS OBITUARY
November 12, 1999
LOIS ADAMS Blue Springs, Mo. — Services for Lois Elaine (Kurtz) Adams, 44, Blue Springs, Mo., will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Duncan Road Baptist Church. Burial will be in Gardner Cemetery, Gardner, Kan.
HAROLD DUNCAN OBITUARY
November 12, 1999
HAROLD J. DUNCAN Graveside services for Harold James “Chub” Duncan, 86, Eudora, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Memorial Park Cemetery.
T NAME . . .
November 12, 1999
Do you care if a presidential candidate can’t name some world leaders? Brad Tennant,
PINCKNEY SETS CLEANUP PLANS
November 12, 1999
The Pinckney Neighborhood has scheduled its fall cleanup for Saturday. The cleanup will include individual pickup of yard and household items, as well as volunteer crews walking the three parks and working at the Tenants To Homeowners Project, 218 Ala.
CITY VOLLEYBALL
November 12, 1999
City Results Women’s Power One — Brady Chiropractic 3, Spike Girls 0; Power Drinkers 3, Lookin’ 4 Sport 0; Quintons 2, Dream Team 1; Punkin Patch 2, Dream Team 1.
CITY BASKETBALL
November 12, 1999
City Results Men’s Five — All Nations 63, Dudes 58; Big Johnsons 77, CNB Cowboys 63; Tyler ShaPowl 54, Gene Fritzel Const. 52.
QUOTABLE
November 12, 1999
“You get the feeling the wolf is raising its ears again.” — Miguel Maza, a former head of the state security agency in Colombia, on a bomb that ripped through a Bogota marketplace Thursday, killing eight. Page 8A.
CONSTRUCTION BOOM IN LAWRENCE BUILDS IN OCTOBER
November 12, 1999
The intersection of Sixth Street and Wakarusa Drive is Lawrence’s hot spot for commercial construction, the city’s chief building inspector said.
HASKELL SEASON WRAPUP
November 12, 1999
Those who came to bury Haskell football in September learned in November their shovels were made of papier maché. “Everybody was kind of waiting for us to fall,” Haskell coach Gary Tanner said, “and we didn’t.”
LAWRENCE DATEBOOK FOR FRIDAY
November 12, 1999
TODAY 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.: Immunization clinic, Eudora City Hall, 4 E. Seventh. A fee will be charged. Sponsored by the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department.
TEACHER MASTERS MUSIC COURSES
November 12, 1999
Jane Boberg, who has taught music at Quail Run and five other Lawrence schools since 1975, is the district’s master teacher for 2000.
S GARCIA OPTS FOR COUNSELING
November 12, 1999
When the football stopped going between the uprights, Kansas University place-kicker Joe Garcia opted to check between his ears. A model of consistency as a freshman and sophomore, Garcia has suffered through a junior year from hell by misfiring on nine of 15 field-goal attempts.
AMBASSADORSHIP VOTE
November 12, 1999
The people tapped to serve as U.S. ambassadors to other countries should have ethics above reproach. What kinds of men and women should be selected to serve as ambassadors of our country, to serve as Uncle Sam’s senior representative in nations around the world?
SFT DOMINATES ALL-AREA VOLLEYBALL
November 12, 1999
Santa Fe Trail, which compiled a 43-1 record en route to the Class 4A state championship, dominated the Journal-World’s 1999 small-class all-area volleyball team. The Chargers formed half the area squad with senior middle hitter Trudy Carter, senior setter Jessi Johnson and junior outside hitter Jami Sleichter.
GOP LEADER BACKS INQUIRY INTO CONTRACTS
November 12, 1999
Kent Glasscock is the brother of the former Department on Aging official who received a $135,000 no-bid consulting contract this year.
SALUTE FROM THE NAVY
November 12, 1999
The Navy invited Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks aboard the USS Normandy Thursday to bestow its highest civilian honor for their work on “Saving Private Ryan.” The film about World War II “dramatically increased the American public’s awareness and appreciation of the sacrifices made by U.S. veterans during the Battle of Normandy,” the Navy said in a statement.
BRING ME AN APPLE, WILLIAMS SAYS/KU NOTES
November 12, 1999
KU will meet Australia’s Geelong Supercats at 7:05 p.m. Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse. A limited number of general admission tickets remain and are on sale at KU’s ticket office.
TIME TO ACT
November 12, 1999
To the editor: As Earth journeys into the next millennium there is a growing expectation from people all over the world that “something big” is about to occur. So what is going to happen when the dawn of a new era arrives? Will the Messiah come? Will aliens land on the White House lawn? Will the human race obliterate the third planet from the sun? What is going to happen? In truth, I would welcome just about anything (excluding of course the last possibility mentioned). After all, something has to give!
EAST HEIGHTS TO SPONSOR CHILI FEED
November 12, 1999
East Heights School to sponsor chili feed
HOSPITAL NOTES
November 12, 1999
Births Doug and Sheila Rusco , Lawrence, a boy, Wednesday.
JAMES CAREY OBITUARY
November 12, 1999
JAMES S. CAREY Services for James Sheldon Carey, 88, Lawrence, are pending and will be announced by Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.
CLARIFICATION
November 12, 1999
Linda Haskins is the director of the documentary “Through My Sights: A Gunner’s View of WWII.” She also is producer and editor.
CENTENARY UNITED METHODIST
November 12, 1999
The Rev. Judy Long O’Neal’s sermon for Sunday is “The Quickening Spirit,” based on Luke 1:39-45. The sermon focuses on a woman’s experience of pregnancy as a unique experience of expecting God. Worship begins at 10:50 a.m. A gathering and hymn sing takes place at 9:15 a.m. in the sanctuary. Sunday School is at 9:30 a.m., and coffee and fellowship is at 10:30 a.m. Centenary’s Wednesday after-school program “Destination — Christmas!” continues through December. For more information, or to register your elementary school child, please call the church office at 843-1756.
YOUNG TAKES COUNCIL REINS
November 12, 1999
Former Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young, once a young staffer for the National Council of Churches, on Thursday formally took the helm of the religious alliance, which represents 35 denominations with more than 50 million members. SEE STORY, PAGE 4A
NOV 12-100 YEARS AGO
November 12, 1999
On Nov. 12, 1899, the Lawrence World told of a proposition by a Leavenworth railroad promoter named Mr. Winner. The World stated: “It is time Mr. Winner was quitting playing horse. ” There is neither sense nor reason in coming here, abusing our citizens, stirring up enmity, playing upon personal grievances and then asking for concessions. The people of this county want the Carbondale road rebuilt and the tax matter could have settled long ago had Mr. Winner gone to the board like a business man should and not relied on outside pulls.” The line under discussion was never built.
HUNDREDS TURN OUT FOR VETERANS MEMORIAL DEDICATION
November 12, 1999
About 500 people turned out on Veterans Day for the dedication of Veterans Memorial in Ottawa.
LOCAL BRIEFS FOR FRIDAY
November 12, 1999
Kansas Erb, Bowers on all-academic team
POLICE OFFICER PLEADS TO DRUNKEN DRIVING
November 12, 1999
Lawrence police officer Micah Stegall has been on administrative leave since an Aug. 7 accident.
OPTIMISTS FUND RAISER
November 12, 1999
Optimists to hold pancake fund-raiser