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OUTDOORS BRIEFS
October 24, 1999
Saathoffs third Shawn Saathoff of Lawrence and Bob Saathoff of Topeka teamed to place third at the Jackpot Buddy Tournament Series’ championship tourney at Smithville Lake, Mo. The Saathoffs caught only four bass, which weighed a total of 12 pounds.
BLOTTER
October 24, 1999
Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported
FARMLAND LOOKS FOR DOUGH IN BREAD
October 24, 1999
Farmland is getting into the bread business. The Kansas City-based cooperative — to become a global giant with its pending merger with Cenex Harvest States — is cooking up plans for its own line of Farmland bread, to be sold alongside the company’s meat products in supermarkets across the country.
FIREBIRDS ADVANCE TO STATE VOLLEYBALL
October 24, 1999
Olathe — Free State High proved worthy of its No. 1 seed at a Class 6A sub-state volleyball tournament Saturday at Olathe North. The Firebirds ripped host Olathe North, 15-4, 15-9, before ousting Shawnee Mission Northwest, 15-9, 15-12, to qualify for the state tournament for the second consecutive year.
MAKEDIFF
October 24, 1999
I’ve been reading about local people volunteering on Make A Difference Day. What is it? Make A Difference Day, billed as the largest national day of helping others, is sponsored by USA Weekend, a newspaper supplement, and more than 560 newspapers that carry it. The ninth annual Make a Difference Day was Saturday.
AREA REGIONAL ROUNDUP
October 24, 1999
Noonan captures 4A regional title
DOCTOR TO DISCUSS VALUE OF LIBERAL ARTS EDUCATION
October 24, 1999
Doctor to discuss liberal arts education
ALEXANDER LIFTS OTTAWA, 42-21.
October 24, 1999
Ottawa — Jay Alexander threw three touchdown passes as Ottawa rallied for a 42-21 college football victory over Quincy on Saturday afternoon at Cook Stadium. Ottawa was trailing 21-7 in the third quarter, then Alexander threw touchdown passes of four yards to tight end Michael Hall and 59 yards to wide receiver Timon Marshall to bring the Braves even.
LOCAL BRIEFS FOR SUNDAY
October 24, 1999
City soccer regionals set
COUNTY TO DEBATE U.S. 24 ROUTE
October 24, 1999
Douglas County commissioners will be asked Monday to support the Lawrence City Commission in its opposition to a proposed realignment of U.S. Highway 24. The county commission meets at 9 a.m. at the county courthouse, 11th and Massachusetts.
OBITUARY FOR WITT
October 24, 1999
JUNIOR LEE WITT Services for Junior Lee “Jim” Witt, 72, Lawrence, will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at West Haven Baptist Church, Tonganoxie.
CAMPERS ARE TAKING IT ALL WITH THEM
October 24, 1999
Lancaster, Pa. (ap) — Ah, the wilderness. The wind in the trees, the song of the birds, the chirping of your modem as it connects to the World Wide Web. Many campgrounds today are making sure that people trying to get back to nature will be able to jump on the information superhighway too, by wiring up campsites for telephone hookups.
CITY PROPOSES FEE INCREASE FOR GOLFBURIAL
October 24, 1999
The costs of operating cemeteries and a golf course are rising, prompting the city commission to look at increased charges.
VOLUNTEERS WORK TO MAKEDIFFERENCE
October 24, 1999
Volunteers donated their time and some hard work to help “Make a Difference” on Saturday.
KANSAN EARNS CORN SHUCKING CHAMPIONSHIP
October 24, 1999
With fast hands and a shucking hook, a Jefferson County woman is helping to keep corn shucking alive.
BOARD TURNS EYE TOWARD WILLIAMS
October 24, 1999
The school board meets Monday to ponder the superintendent’s performance, weighted grades and a foreign language requirement, among other issues.
OLD HOME TOWN 100 40 YEARS AGO
October 24, 1999
IN 1899 On Oct. 24, 1899, the Lawrence Journal observed: “The Topeka Mail and Breeze wallops the Jeffersonian Gazette of this city in a most unmerciful manner because of the latter’s calamity wailing. The Mail mistakes the situation. The Jeff acts on the same principle as the metropolitan newspapers, and gives its calamity readers what they want. Ed Martindale, who howls calamity, is one of the most prosperous men in town, and justly prides himself on the fact. He is making more money than he ever made before, and he is making it by inducing other people to believe they are miserable. There are lots of people who want to be told that they are oppressed and downtrodden slaves and serfs, and Edgar, smooth man that he is, caught onto the fact, and is supplying them with mental provender that is guaranteed to produce the stomachache every time if the patient swallows it. You let Martindale alone; he is onto his job all right.”
BAND WITH LAWRENCE TIES SHARES BLUEGRASS HONORS
October 24, 1999
J-W Staff Reports BR5-49, a honky-tonk country band with Lawrence connections, was among the bands that took home a piece of the bluegrass-award pie Thursday night at the International Bluegrass Music Assn. awards ceremony in Louisville, Ky.
NEBRASKA CLOSINGS
October 24, 1999
Lincoln, Neb. — Four state areas in southeast Nebraska are closed to activities during the waterfowl hunting seasons. Twin Lakes WMA near Pleasant Dale, is closed to all access, including foot travel from Oct. 15 through the end of dark goose hunting season, Jan. 9.
KOVELS CURRENT PRICES
October 24, 1999
CURRENT PRICES Current prices are recorded from antique shows, flea markets, sales and auctions throughout the United States. Prices vary in different locations because of local economic conditions.
BRINGS POPULAR TUNES TO LIED STAGE
October 24, 1999
“Smokey Joe’s Cafe: The Songs of Leiber and Stoller” is finally making its way to Lawrence. The musical revue originally was scheduled for Sept. 29 at the Lied Center, but the touring company had to postpone its appearance. The show will now be staged at 8 p.m. Wednesday.
GARDEN CALENDAR
October 24, 1999
Fall cleanup of tomato cages and vine supports can prevent diseases.
KU %% SINGERS TO PRESENT JAZZ CONCERT
October 24, 1999
Kansas University’s vocal jazz program will be spotlighted when the KU Jazz Singers and the Vocal Jazz Ensemble perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the Lied Center. The Vocal Jazz Ensemble will sing such selections as “Night and Day,” by Cole Porter, arranged by Tommy Kamp; “Und Wussten’s die Blumen,” by Robert Schumann, arranged by Marsh; “Splanky,” by Neil Hefti, arranged by Margareta Jalkeus; and “Open Invitation,” by Darmon Meader and Lauren Kinahan.
HASKELL WINS
October 24, 1999
Tulsa, Okla. — Haskell Indian Nations University erupted for 22 points in the second quarter and coasted Saturday to a 29-12 victory over Southwestern Assemblies of God, earning their third consecutive victory. Freshman Tyee Jones, sophomore Brandon Watson and freshman Justin Guinn had touchdown runs for HINU (5-3). Watson also threw a TD pass to sophomore Sonny Duncan.
LEWIS TILFORD ADVOCATES FOR ARTS IN THE SCHOOLS
October 24, 1999
Lewis Tilford Phoenix Award for the Musical Arts
PHOENIX AWARDS
October 24, 1999
The winners of the 1999 Phoenix Awards have something in common: Each of them is passionate about their life’s work, and each has influenced others’ lives. From designing stained glass windows to working with students, from organizing book discussion groups to introducing opera to the masses, from inspiring young playwrights to creating bronze monuments, the winners have given hours of time and energy that have helped define Lawrence as a city of the arts.
KU VOLLEYBALL
October 24, 1999
Kansas University’s volleyball team broke a three-match losing streak by beating Iowa State 15-7, 15-3, 15-4, on Saturday at Horejsi Center. KU improved to 14-7 overall and 5-5 in the Big 12.
KANSAS-MISSOURI NOTEBOOK
October 24, 1999
* Kickoff temperature was 45 degrees under sunny skies with a 10-15 mph wind out of the north. KU officials estimated the attendance at 42,300” * Missouri’s Brad Hammerich was short on a 49-yard field goal attempt against the wind in the first quarter. Late in the first half, kicking with the wind, Hammerich hit the crossbar on a 55-yard attempt. Late in the third quarter, Hammerich was wide left on a 47-yarder. Those three misses were as close as Missouri came to scoring. “
COLLEGE CC RESULTS
October 24, 1999
College Results OLIVET NAZARENE INVITATIONAL
COLORADO ARRESTS
October 24, 1999
Colorado officers charged two convicted poachers from Texas with numerous wildlife violations. Officers arrested Albert E. Carter, 30, from Buna, Texas, and Thomas C. Griffith, 32, from Vidor, Texas in Uniweep Canyon, 20 miles south of Grand Junction.
KU UPENDS MISSOURI
October 24, 1999
The Jayhawks’ 21-0 victory over Missouri on Saturday was their first conference shutout since 1993, also against the Tigers.
MUST WILL FREE STATE OR LHS BE ON TV THIS WEEK?
October 24, 1999
Since both Lawrence High and Free State have home games this week, which game will be shown on Channel 6 this weekend? Channel 6 will have a replay of Friday night’s Topeka High-Free State game at 10:30 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. on Saturday. There will be no replay of Thursday night’s Lawrence High-Leavenworth game.
KOVELS ANTIQUES AND COLLECTING
October 24, 1999
As long as people are concerned with their looks there will be a need for the vanity dresser.
WOODLING COLUMN - SHOWING UP THE SHOW ME STATE
October 24, 1999
Back in 1820, Maine and Missouri were admitted to the Union in what was known as the Missouri Compromise. Don Fambrough has always called it the Maine Compromise. Fambrough doesn’t care much for Missouri, especially the university.
NEW PADS HELP NORRIS CRACK 100-YARD MARK
October 24, 1999
Perhaps the biggest aid to Moran Norris’ first-ever run to 100 yards wasn’t a change so much in fundamentals or schemes as wardrobe. About three weeks ago — just before his debut as Kansas’ featured back — Norris swapped his bulky shoulder pads for trimmer pads more suited to a running back.
GROWING INTO GROWING JOB
October 24, 1999
Bob Honse, a Lawrence resident who once ran Farmland Industries’ fertilizer plant in Lawrence, is poised to lead the largest cooperative in the United States.
10-24 HOW ARE YOU GOING TO CELEBRATE HALLOWEEN?
October 24, 1999
How are you going to celebrate Halloween? Daniel Koehler,
EVANGEL EDGES BAKER
October 24, 1999
Defense — as the oft-spoken cliché goes — wins championships. Yet even a championship-caliber defense can’t make up for an unproductive offense. Baker University’s football team learned that after dropping a 21-14 Heart of America Conference decision to Evangel on Saturday afternoon at Liston Stadium.
OCT 24 40 YEARS AGO
October 24, 1999
IN %% 1959 U.S. Sen. Frank Carlson of Kansas was the featured speaker at Haskell Institute’s formal 75th anniversary celebration.
NTILDE
October 24, 1999
Parents manage a club at Quail Run School that allows 50 students, from kindergarten to sixth grade, to learn Spanish.
(BREAKOUT BOX) CITY BUS SERVICE WILL BRING BIG CHANGES FOR MANY
October 24, 1999
BUS MEETINGS Public comment on a new city bus system will be taken during two meetings this week.
NED KEHDE COL
October 24, 1999
Archery deer season opened 24 days ago, and some hunters have been afield nearly every day. Other than the rabbit and goose seasons, the archery season is the longest of the fall and winter, running from Oct.1 through Jan. 9 with a respite from Dec. 1-12 when the firearms deer hunters are out.
SUNDAY BRIEFS
October 24, 1999
Faces and places Jen Miller, junior, and Nicole Harper, senior, both members of Business Professionals of America Club at Free State High School, were elected into state offices. Miller was elected state vice president, and Harper was elected state historian. They were elected at the BPA Fall Delegate Assembly on Oct. 5 at Emporia State University. Miller and Harper will attend leadership conferences through the 1999-2000 school year. They will attend the state conference Feb. 24-26, 2000, in Salina, and the national conference April 28-May 2, 2000, in Minneapolis, Minn.
LAWRENCE DATEBOOK FOR SUNDAY
October 24, 1999
TODAY Noon-5 p.m.: Lawrence ArtWalk ‘99, a self-guided tour of artists’ studios and galleries. Guide maps available in advance at the Lawrence Arts Center, 200 W. Ninth, or at any site included in the walk.
AXTELL OUTWEEKS
October 24, 1999
Kansas University junior Luke Axtell fractured a bone in his left (non-shooting) hand at practice on Saturday morning.
FIREBIRDS QUALIFY BOTH TEAMS
October 24, 1999
Shawnee — Free State High’s cross country tent will be cramped next weekend at the Class 6A state meet at Rim Rock Farm. The FSHS boys and girls both placed third Saturday at the Class 6A regional at Shawnee Mission Park to qualify for state.
IN LOSS TO JAYHAWKS
October 24, 1999
Too bad Missouri’s team bus wasn’t equipped with a hot tub for the drive back to Columbia late Saturday afternoon. Battered and bruised quarterback Jim Dougherty could have used some swirling water to ease the pain of four sacks and several crunching hits on incomplete passes in the Tigers’ 21-0 Big 12 football loss to Kansas at Memorial Stadium.
S POTENTIAL RECOGNIZED EARLY ON
October 24, 1999
Bob Honse commutes 50 miles to his Kansas City office, where “fun” awaits in the form of an $8.8 billion farm cooperative.
ARTS NOTES
October 24, 1999
Spencer Museum receives accreditation
SWIMMING AT WOLF CREEK
October 24, 1999
Working with nuclear waste is one of the safest tasks a diver can perform. It’s also one of the most tedious.
CITY BUS SERVICE WILL BRING BIG CHANGES FOR MANY
October 24, 1999
Two public meetings are set this week to get comments on how the new city bus service should serve the disabled community.
ARTISTS SHOWCASE ART
October 24, 1999
The Lawrence ArtWalk continues today, with opportunities to browse and buy.
ADD LOCAL BRIEFS
October 24, 1999
Southwest tips South in girls basketball
LAPSLEY SERVICES SUN MUST
October 24, 1999
LAPSLEY SERVICES Private entombment for Fern S. Lapsley, 96, Lawrence, is planned for Monday at Forest Hill Abbey, Kansas City, Mo.
WINDY CITY OFFERS BEAUTY NEAR LAKE
October 24, 1999
I know I’ve written about Chicago before. Chicago is my favorite big city. We can never ride on Lake Shore Drive without being excited by the beauty of Lake Michigan, the magnificent skyscrapers, and the long stretch of parkland unmarred by hotels, condominiums and businesses. We go to Chicago not to see the drive along the lake but to visit our daughter Kathy and her husband, Greg. They live in Rogers Park, two blocks from Evanston and about three-quarters of a mile from the lake. It’s a pleasant neighborhood. People have lawns and flowers. You don’t hear much traffic noise until there’s a fire engine or an ambulance shooting along Ashland.
GARDEN SPOT
October 24, 1999
Put the garden in order before winter lays down a blanket of snow.
SOUNDOFF ON JOHN MADDEN
October 24, 1999
John Madden is a great sports announcer for the NFL. What else has he done in his career besides serve six legged turkeys and appear in Ace Hardware commercials? Madden, 63, won 112 games and a Super Bowl (1976 season) as coach of Oakland Raiders. He has won 11 Emmy Awards since 1982 as NFL analyst with CBS and Fox. He signed a 4-year, $32 million deal with Fox in 1994 — a richer contract than any NFL player at the time.
FED UP
October 24, 1999
To the editor: Because I am totally fed up about this 31st Street bypass issue, I am responding to the Oct. 19 letter, “Decision lauded.” I have sat back and listened to all you environmental, wetland wacko, tree-hugging do-gooders spout off about how the world is going to end because the eastern leg of the Lawrence trafficway is going to cause a domino effect. You are all crying and moaning about how this is going to happen and that is going to happen and yet you haven’t done ONE IOTA of research.
S HOMETOWN SHOWS TOLERANCE TOWARD ART
October 24, 1999
Andy Warhol wasn’t very kind about his hometown. When people asked where he came from, he often told them, “Nowhere.” But this “nowhere” town is looking pretty good these days when compared to Warhol’s chosen city, New York — at least when it comes to art appreciation. As everybody knows, the Big Apple’s mayor, Rudy Giuliani, has laid an egg in the art world by cutting off funding to the Brooklyn Museum. He feels an exhibit there is “sick.” The main culprit, in his mind, is a painting by the British artist Chris Ofili called “The Holy Virgin Mary.” It is a madonna flecked with elephant dung.
HOSPITALS
October 24, 1999
Births John and Heather Dewsbury, Lawrence, a boy, Saturday.
CHANCELLOR IN CHARGE
October 24, 1999
Students are what Kansas University is all about, but when it comes to running KU, the chancellor is the one who must make the tough decisions. Just who is supposed to be in charge of Kansas University? Who has the responsibility of making sure the school is running as well as possible, following the directives of the Kansas Board of Regents and assuming the responsibility if anything goes wrong.
JUNIOR HIGH VOLLEYBALL RESULTS
October 24, 1999
City Results Thursday at KC, Mo., Blue Ridge
OCT 24 25 40 YEARS AGO
October 24, 1999
Lawrence natural gas rates were expected to increase soon but not as much as the Kansas Public Service Co. had requested. There was to be a difference of about 3 cents per unit from the original request. The thrust of aeronautics research in the coming decade would be toward alternate fuels, more efficient aircraft engines and more environmental safeguards, James C. Fletcher, administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, said in a talk at Kansas University.
HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY RESULTS
October 24, 1999
High School Results CLASS 6A REGIONAL
MOTLEY FOOL
October 24, 1999
ASK THE FOOL The Dow Divisor