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10/5 CORRECTION
October 5, 1999
A feature story in Monday’s edition identified Elaine Brewer as the only Certified Advanced Rolfer in Lawrence. She is not the only therapist with that certification in town.
HOSPITALS
October 5, 1999
Births Roy and Bree Williams, Lawrence, a girl, Sunday.
NEW GRANT TO HELP STUDENTS GET REAL-WORLD EXPERIENCE
October 5, 1999
A $293,000 grant to the Lawrence school district will be used to try to make the world of work more relevant to students. “You can do all the stuff you want in the classroom, but there’s still got to be that real-world connection,” said Barbara Attivo, a supervisor of instruction and curriculum assigned to the district’s School to Careers program.
UN-WARREN-TED
October 5, 1999
What in the world does Warren Beatty have to offer as a presidential candidate? Actor-director Warren Beatty has made movies with political overtones and reportedly has kept in touch with political activities, about which he has strong opinions. But no matter what his intellect and desired public service proclivities, why does that qualify him to be president of the United States?
BROWNBACK CRITICIZED ON HEALTH CARE
October 5, 1999
A Mission man posed a simple question: If children are so important, why aren’t they guaranteed health insurance?
LHS/LFS GYMNASTICS INVITATIONAL 1
October 5, 1999
Jim Gu/Journal-World Photo Lawrence High’s Molly Hoss gets airborne on the beam during the Lawrence All-Round Invitational gymnastics meet Monday evening at LHS. The Lions and Free State co-hosted the 14-school competition.
DISTRICT PLANS CLINIC FOR ELEMENTARY STUDENTS
October 5, 1999
The Lawrence school district will use a $25,000 planning grant to develop a health clinic for elementary school students.
LOCAL BRIEFS FOR TUESDAY
October 5, 1999
Noonan runners shine for Baldwin cross country
FREE STATE FOOTBALL UPDATE
October 5, 1999
The bad news for Free State High’s football team is it lost its homecoming game against Shawnee Mission East last Friday night. The good news is the Firebirds won’t be able to dwell on the 35-20 defeat for long.
SELF-SUFFICIENT HOMES ENVISIONED
October 5, 1999
Brooks Herndon hopes to make an organic, sustainable lifestyle both affordable and attractive. The prototype would be built northeast of Lawrence.
SCHOOL BOARD OUTLINES NEW LIAISON PROGRAM
October 5, 1999
The school board will try to improve communication with the public through a liaison program, informal lunches and public forums.
EPA MOVES AHEAD ON SUNFLOWER SITE
October 5, 1999
The agency is preparing to issue cleanup orders for contaminated sites at the former Army ordnance plant near DeSoto.
SEASON NOT ALL BAD FOR ROYALS
October 5, 1999
Kansas City — A potential Rookie of the Year winner. The second-highest RBI total in club history. Three players over 100 RBIs and 100 runs scored. The highest scoring team in Royals history. Two pitchers in the league’s ERA leaders. Those were the ups in Kansas City’s 64-97 down baseball season.
WEDD NO FAN OF MORAL VICTORIES
October 5, 1999
A seven-point loss to three-time defending Class 6A state football champion Olathe North, currently No. 1 in 6A, should have provided Lawrence High some satisfaction. Right?
COTTONWOOD INC. TO EXPAND
October 5, 1999
A military contract is allowing Cottonwood Inc. to expand its facilities by 20,000 square feet. The organization provides services and jobs for people who are developmentally disabled.
CITY SLOW PITCH STANDINGS
October 5, 1999
Through Sunday’s games Men’s 5-7 Monday: Manpower Hitters 7-2, B(u)y Lawrence 7-2, Dawgs 5-4, El Mezcal 4-4, Hammers 2-6, FSBC 1-8.
BLOTTER
October 5, 1999
Law enforcement report Emergency calls
LHS PLAYER OF THE WEEK
October 5, 1999
Bryce McMichael Class: Senior.
KU INJURY SITUATION STILL UNKNOWN
October 5, 1999
Following standard game-week routine, Kansas University’s football team did not practice on Monday. The Jayhawks who needed medical treatment, however, did report to the training room.
October 5, 1999
H.J. Heinz Co. expects the consolidation to save the company $25 million a year, which would be “reinvested” into the firm’s top brands. J-W Staff and Wire Reports
ASSAULT VICTIM SPEAKS OUT AGAINST HATE CRIME
October 5, 1999
A man beaten in downtown Lawrence last week, apparently because he is gay, said such incidents need to be reported.
VIRGIL R. PASLEY OBITUARY
October 5, 1999
VIRGIL R. PASLEY Private services are planned for Virgil R. “Jack” Pasley, 72, Lawrence. Cremation was held.
BERTHA LOUISE BARNHARDT OBITUARY
October 5, 1999
BERTHA LOUISE BARNHARDT Winchester — Services for Bertha Louise (Robertson) Barnhardt, 71, Winchester, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the Reformed Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in the Reformed Presbyterian Cemetery, Winchester.
CLEO RUTH LEWIS OBITUARY
October 5, 1999
CLEO RUTH LEWIS Independence, Mo. — Services for Cleo Ruth Lewis, 85, Independence, Mo., were held Monday at the George C. Carson & Sons Independence Chapel. Burial will be in Sharon Cemetery, Drexel, Mo.
SOUNDOFFS
October 5, 1999
Is there an ordinance prohibiting more than four unrelated people living together? If so, has it ever been enforced? If not, how does one get it enforced? Yes, there is, City Manager Mike Wildgen said. It has been enforced numerous times. Contact Lee Smith, zoning enforcement inspector, if there are enforcement questions.
10-5 SHOULD THE U.S. SWITCH TO THE METRIC SYSTEM?
October 5, 1999
Should the U.S. switch to the metric system? Lawrence Peters,
LONE STAR GIRL SHOWS GRAND CHAMPION HOG
October 5, 1999
Lone Star teen shows grand champion hog
LAWRENCE DATEBOOK FOR TUESDAY
October 5, 1999
TUESDAY, OCT. 5 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.: Flu immunization clinic and health screening for people 60 and older. Lecompton Community Building. A fee will be charged. Sponsored by the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department.
OCT 5-40 YEARS AGO
October 5, 1999
The four coaches on the Lawrence High football staff for 1959 were head man Al Woolard, now in his 10th season, and assistants Howard Mehlinger, Max Rife and Jerry Rogers. Kansas rolled over Boston University 28-7 in football and Lawrence High ripped Topeka 21-0 in a game that had been delayed a day by heavy rains.
OCT 5-100 YEARS
October 5, 1999
On Oct. 5, 1899, the Lawrence Journal observed: “When Admiral Dewey said ‘All women are perfect,’ he had just arrived from a long cruise and had seen none of them for a long time. Any nice, gentlemanly, gallant man will say and think the same thing if he is not permitted to see a woman for three years, and he will believe it sincerely. As a matter of cold, practical fact, however, they are not.”
OCT 5-25 YEARS AGO
October 5, 1999
Widespread layoffs had pushed the nation’s unemployment rate up to 5.8 percent of the work force during the past month. It was the highest jobless level in nearly three years. The Army Corps of Engineers was proposing to spend $360,000 to help develop Lawrence’s riverfront park, officials said.
FIRSTAR LEADER MAKING RETURN TO LAWRENCE
October 5, 1999
John Elmore, former president of Mercantile Bank in Lawrence, is moving back to town as executive vice president-community banking for Firstar.
SUNFLOWER LEAGUE GOLF
October 5, 1999
Prairie Village — Free State finished fourth and Lawrence High was fifth out of 10 teams at the Sunflower League girls golf tournament on Monday at Meadowbrook CC. Shawnee Mission Northwest won the title after shooting a 349, followed by SM South (399), SM East (404), Free State (408) and LHS (425).
NOT OFFENDED
October 5, 1999
To the editor: Brian Bartelt (“Unfriendly Sign,” 10/1/99) evidently sympathizes with the ACLU in finding the current official seal of the University of Kansas inappropriate. It depicts a well-known episode from the Hebrew Bible, in which Yahweh communicates with Moses through a burning bush. Mr. Bartelt states that the seal’s “Judeo-Christian theme makes non-Judeo-Christians uncomfortable.”
HICKEY PLACES EIGHTH TO LEAD CITY GYMNASTS
October 5, 1999
A member of club gymnastics in Olathe last year, senior Erin Hickey is thrilled to be a part of Free State High’s team this fall, especially after her performance Monday night. Hickey placed eighth in the Lawrence All-Around Invitational at Lawrence High to lead the city entries in the 14-team meet with 42 gymnasts.
CAMP/KU NOTES
October 5, 1999
Ryan Robertson has a guaranteed contract, but there’s no guarantee he’ll make the roster of the Sacramento Kings. Robertson, a rookie guard out of Kansas University, is one of 18 players at Kings’ preseason camp.
CLOSE
October 5, 1999
Dow Industrials CLOSE: 10,401.23
CLOSE
October 5, 1999
Local markets As of Monday’s close, courtesy of Farmers Cooperative Assn. South Elevator — Wheat, $2.26; soybeans, $4.38; milo, $1.34; corn, $1.59. Midland Elevator — Wheat, NA; soybeans, $4.38; milo, NA; corn, $1.59. North Elevator — Wheat, $2.26; soybeans, $4.43; milo, $1.34; corn, $1.64.
NAME-READING LAUNCHES AWARENESS MONTH
October 5, 1999
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Lawrence has several events on the agenda.
REGENTS CHAIRMAN, DIRECTOR VISIT KU
October 5, 1999
Monday, Kansas Board of Regents Chairman William Docking and Executive Director Kim Wilcox visited Lawrence to begin their tour of all the schools now supervised by the board. While on the Kansas University campus, Docking and Wilcox met with students, administrators and faculty members.
KEMPER AWARD WINNERS REVEAL DIALOGUE AT HEART OF TEACHING
October 5, 1999
The Kemper award winners revealed that dialogue between students and faculty is at the heart of teaching.
DRUNK DRIVER SENTENCED FOR HITTING STUDENTS
October 5, 1999
A Leavenworth man was sentenced after a drunken driving accident that injured three KU students.
PRIVACY PROTECTION RANKED
October 5, 1999
Knight Ridder Newspapers The study ranked the 50 states and the District of Columbia in five tiers; the top tier contains states with the best privacy protection, and the bottom tier the least.
FSHS PLAYER OF WEEK
October 5, 1999
Jimmy Hahn Class: Senior.