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September 15, 1999
Police arrest a man after he walks through women’s apartment naked.
LONGTIME VOLUNTEER WINS GALLUZZI AWARD
September 15, 1999
A longtime office manager with Catholic Community Services was named winner of this year’s Wallace Galluzzi Award for volunteerism. Greta Georgeson, 69, was named recipient of this year’s award.
FLAG HONORS POWSMIAS
September 15, 1999
A VFW leader in Lawrence said he wasn’t surprised that remains of Americans continue to be found in Southeast Asia.
PROGRAM
September 15, 1999
J-W Wire Services Kansas City, Kan. — The Kansas University School of Medicine is embracing a medical program that has enjoyed widespread community support in Boulder, Colo.
SEPT 13—100 YEARS AGO
September 15, 1999
IN 1899 On Sept. 13, 1899, the Lawrence World had an article which told of a Boston newspaper correspondent who had visited and sent back this “very reliable report: People from Missouri who visit the Kansas cornfields think they are driving through a wilderness, and are astonished and almost speechless as they pass along the roads beneath the immense arches of corn which fairly shut out the sunlight. In some instances visitors to the cornfields are obliged to chop their way out to avoid being smothered … Corncobs are used for telegraph and telephone poles and wheat straws for fishpoles.”
SIDEWALK DINING REQUEST ON TAP
September 15, 1999
Owners of the Brown Bear Brewing Co. will be back before the Lawrence City Commission, this time hoping to keep their permit for sidewalk dining. Commissioners will hold a public hearing Tuesday night as part of their regular business meeting to determine if the Brown Bear’s sidewalk dining permit should be revoked.
CRAFTS FESTIVAL DRAWS THRONG
September 15, 1999
An estimated 6,000 people turned out for the 20th annual Fall Arts and Crafts Festival in South Park on Sunday, an organizer said.
ERRANT PEDESTRIANS
September 15, 1999
To the editor: I want to thank Brett Garland for the wonderful photograph on page 1A of the Sept. 8 Journal-World. He captured something I see more often than I’d like to believe — pedestrians crossing on a red light.
9-15 SHOULD WOMEN WHO HAVE DIVORCED OR HAD AN ABORTION BE
September 15, 1999
Should women who have divorced or had an abortion be able to run for Miss America? Tiffany Berry,
KU GOLF STORY
September 15, 1999
Kansas University’s men’s golf team set two school records Tuesday en route to a dominating 35-stroke victory at the season-opening Nebraska Invitational. The Jayhawks, who finished with 853 strokes in the 11-team, 54-hole tournament, outdistanced runnerup Missouri (888).
BULICK OBITUARY
September 15, 1999
RAYMOND M. “DUB” BULICK Downs — Memorial services for Raymond M. “Dub” Bulick, 75, Oskaloosa, are pending and will be announced by the Domoney Funeral Home, Downs. Cremation is planned.
DOROTHY B. WESTERVELT OBITUARY
September 15, 1999
DOROTHY B. WESTERVELT Manhattan — Services for Dorothy B. Westervelt, 63, rural Manhattan, will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Keats United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Sunrise Cemetery, Manhattan.
CHARLES RAYMOND JOLLY OBITUARY
September 15, 1999
CHARLES RAYMOND JOLLY Services for Charles Raymond Jolly, 79, Parsons, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Carson-Wall Funeral Home. Burial will be in Memorial Lawn Cemetery, with Masonic rites by Parsons Lodge No. 117, A.F. & A.M., and military honors by Brown-Bishop Post No. 704, Veterans of Foreign Wars.
WELLSVILLE DOWNS EUDORA
September 15, 1999
After finishing third at the Class 3A state tournament last year, Wellsville High appears primed for a return trip to Salina. The Eagles outlasted Eudora on Tuesday with a 15-5, 13-15, 15-10 victory in the Cardinals’ gym.
FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS, FUTURE ASTRONAUTS
September 15, 1999
Future astronauts. Oliver Devlin, 13, Emily Maria Fox, and Michael Jordan, 12, all attended Level 1 of the Future Astronaut Training Program at the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center, Hutchinson. The weeklong program featured simulations of various activities performed by astronauts. Oliver is the son of Daniel Devlin and Marcia Ackerman Devlin, Lawrence, Emily is the daughter of Ellen Maria Criqui, Lawrence, and Michael is the son of Dean and Joyce Jordan, Lawrence. 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.
BAKER VOLLEYBALL
September 15, 1999
It’s probably not just a coincidence that Baker University’s volleyball program has done a 180-degree turnaround since Jessica Walters put on a Wildcat uniform. Since Baker head coach Kathy Allen recruited Walters to the program last year, Baker’s volleyball team has turned into a winner. In fact, two years after a single-digit win season, Baker has already compiled an 8-3 record in 1999.
EVEN TREATMENT
September 15, 1999
To the editor: I thought the letter to the editor in the Sept. 10 Journal-World was absolutely wrong! It hinted that maybe the Journal-World, and for that matter all non-American Indians, are stereotypical of American Indians. Supposedly everyone that reads the Journal-World is being led to believe that only American Indians that are involved in a deadly accident with alcohol involved will be photographed and written about in the paper. This is one of the most insane comments I have heard in a long time.
WEDNESDAY WOODLING COLUMN
September 15, 1999
Since I rarely make the 90-mile journey to Manhattan, I can only imagine what expanded (again) KSU Stadium looks like today. Back in 1968 when Kansas State’s football facility debuted, it looked like they dug a hole, poured concrete on three sides, leveled the cement into terraces, plunked down seats and said, “Play ball.”
DOUGLAS COUNTY COMMISSION TO MEET
September 15, 1999
ON THE AGENDA The Douglas County Commission will meet at 6:35 p.m. today at the county courthouse, 11th and Massachusetts.
FRACTION KEY FOR RECIPES ON THE WEB
September 15, 1999
Depending upon the font you use, fractions may appear as symbols. Here is a key to help you decipher ingredient amounts in recipes.
CORN HARVEST RUNNING DAYS LATE, DOLLARS SHORT
September 15, 1999
The corn harvest is running late this year, and farmers say the yield will be down about 30 percent.
DAVIDSON SUGGESTS KEEPING OLD SERVICE CENTER
September 15, 1999
The Lawrence school district’s plan to move its central administration into a new office and warehouse complex has come under fire by a board member.
3COM TO SPIN OFF ITS PALM COMPUER BUSINESS
September 15, 1999
New York (ap) — Wall Street investors are among the most loyal users of 3Com’s popular Palm electronic organizer. But now they get to vote about how the gadget really stacks up against the competition. Four years after creating the handheld computer market, 3Com Corp. plans to spin off its Palm computing unit into a separate public company, hoping to unleash a flood of investment capital to finance the fight against a slew of newcomers.
NCS LAWRENCE TO ADD 100 FULL-TIME JOBS
September 15, 1999
National Computer Systems Inc. is expected to add another 100 full-time jobs at its data-processing center in the East Hills Business Park.
HUGHES LEADING CONTENDER FOR NEW SCHOOL NAME
September 15, 1999
Langston Hughes appears the front-runner as a name for Lawrence’s elementary school now under construction.
BEST BETS
September 15, 1999
TODAY Open mike, The Bottleneck, 737 N.H.
PANEL TO SET PRIORITIES FOR BUS ROUTES
September 15, 1999
The second of two public comment sessions on proposed bus routes for a Lawrence public transit system was held Monday.
Y2K POSES THREAT OF TERRORISM
September 15, 1999
A recent book by two Chinese military planners called “Unrestricted War” acknowledges that it would be foolhardy for China to attack the United States because of America’s superior military strength. But in a twist worthy of a Tom Clancy novel, the book goes on to assert that China could wage war against a powerful adversary through other means, including cutting off computers and propagating computer viruses. The authors argue that a war that takes nonmilitary forms and strikes at the heart of a modern country’s vulnerability is “the war of the future.” Alarmed by the book’s blunt talk, and its highly placed authors, government planners working on the Y2K problem now assume that a possible attack on U.S. computers by China is not just the stuff of fiction, but one of the scenarios they must prepare for.
DOUGLAS COUNTY COMMISSION BRIEFS
September 15, 1999
County hires architect for JLE renovations
STEVENSON TO ATTEND LATE NIGHT WITH ROY
September 15, 1999
DeShawn Stevenson, a 6-foot-5 senior from Washington Union High in Fresno, Calif., will make an official basketball recruiting visit to Kansas University for Late Night With Roy Williams on Oct. 15. Stevenson will make his official campus visit the same weekend as 6-8 Travon Bryant from Long Beach, Calif.
September 15, 1999
The Douglas County Commission went from courthouse to farm field Monday to settle a dispute between two landowners.
LEGALITY
September 15, 1999
A KU lawyer is researching the question of the university seal’s constitutionality.
KU TO RAISE ASSAULT AWARENESS
September 15, 1999
Poster and T-shirt displays are planned this week as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Week at Kansas University.
FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS, WATER-SKIING MAN
September 15, 1999
Birthday feat. Dr. G.E. “Gene” Manahan celebrated his 80th birthday July 5. Manahan’s main objective each year is to make sure he can still water ski on one ski. The photo was submitted by his wife, Brenda Manahan, Lawrence. 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.
INTERNATIONAL PESTICIDE SYMPOSIUM INFESTS KU
September 15, 1999
About 140 scientists — nearly half of them from Western Europe — are in Lawrence this week for a pesticides symposium at Kansas University. “It’s an international meeting,” said Mike Thurman, a research hydrologist with the U.S. Geological Survey in Lawrence, an adjunct professor at KU and organizer of the symposium.
SHADY SPOT
September 15, 1999
To the editor: I found out a few days ago that the Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department plans to remove the existing playground equipment in Centennial Park (just west of Ninth and Iowa) upon completion of the new playground area. This is one of the few Lawrence playgrounds that is shaded during much of the day. It does not appear that the new equipment will be in the shade. I was told that the old equipment is being removed because it is considered unsafe. Given the concern these days about sunburn and skin cancer, removing one of the only shaded play areas in the city seems rather unsafe to me.
3RD PARTY PLAUSIBLE, BUT BUCHANAN?
September 15, 1999
The latest Washington Post-ABC News Poll, released last week, says that 62 percent of the people surveyed would be satisfied with the choice on the ballot if the current leaders in the Democratic and Republican nomination fights, Vice President Al Gore and Texas Gov. George W. Bush, are the candidates in next year’s presidential election. That indicates there’s a smaller market for a third-party or independent presidential candidate in 2000 than earlier in this decade. I don’t believe it — and, far more important, neither does Patrick J. Buchanan.
CALL OBITUARY
September 15, 1999
CHARLES MARVIN “RED” CALL Bonner Springs — Services for Charles Marvin “Red” Call, 67, Eudora, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Alden-Harrington Chapel, Bonner Springs. Burial will be in Shawnee Mission Memorial Gardens, Shawnee.
LOCAL BRIEFS
September 15, 1999
KU golfers have big lead in Lincoln
SEPT 14-25 YEARS AGO
September 15, 1999
IN 1974 Local temperatures had been unseasonably low of late and several reliable forecasters were saying there might be some frost on local pumpkins in the near future.
POOH
September 15, 1999
My friend Pooh. Kristen Marie Maas, 4 months, relaxes on a Winnie the Pooh doll given to her as a baptismal present by relatives Rita and Michelle Avery, Lawrence, in June. Kristen is the daughter of Leo and Teresa Schwartz, Lawrence, who submitted the picture. 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.
STAY OUT OF IT
September 15, 1999
Pleas for America to intervene in Timor should be ignored. Americans, stay home!
GUILTY PLEAS ENTERED IN PAYLESS SHOESOURCE ROBBERY
September 15, 1999
Sentencing for the two men, who agreed to plea bargains with prosecutors, will be held in about a month. By Erwin Seba
SEPT 14—100 YEARS AGO
September 15, 1999
IN 1899 On Sept. 14, 1899, the Lawrence World had the following headline: “Coal For Everybody” and the accompanying article noted “Jasper Carter is going over to Leavenworth tomorrow for the purpose of securing more coal miners and will shortly be able to supply all the Blue Mound coal needed in this city. Miners have been hard to get and the supply is so far short.”
HASKELL FOOTBALL COLOR
September 15, 1999
Kirk Meyer/Journal-World Photo Haskell’s Sonny Duncan is brought down by six Baker University junior varsity defenders at the 2-yard line in the first quarter of Fightin’ Indians’ 21-10 loss Monday.
9-14 WHAT SHOW WOULD YOU HAVE LIKED TO SEE WIN AN EMMY?
September 15, 1999
What show would you have liked to see win an Emmy? Margot Angles,
S $9.6 MILLION IN BONDS AND NOTES
September 15, 1999
City issues $9.6 million in bonds for major projects
SOUNDOFFS
September 15, 1999
Q. In regard to the bus that was ordered with the city’s transportation money this last year, did that come off of the state bid list which is for state public transportation systems to also use? A: The city hasn’t purchased any buses with the federal funds it is allocated. A total of five vans have been purchased; two have been delivered and three should be delivered next week. The vehicles were purchased under the bid process that the city of Topeka used last year.
SAUER INC. TO MERGE WITH DANFOSS FLUID POWER
September 15, 1999
The planned merger would have no immediate effect on Lawrence’s Sauer-Sundstrand Co. plant.
HIGH HOLIDAY SOUND OFF
September 15, 1999
What is the proper greeting for the Jewish High Holy Days? For instance, how do you say “Happy New Year” in Hebrew? What is the proper greeting that one gives to a Jewish person at this time of year? According to Mayaan Pase, programming director for KU Hillel, the Jewish student organization for Kansas University, the traditional way to say “Happy New Year” to a Jew on Rosh Hashanah is: “Shanah tovah, techatemu v’ techatevu.” This means, “May you have a good year, and may you be written in the Book of Life.” It’s often shortened to “Shanah tovah.” Or, you can simply say, “Happy New Year.”
KROGER SAYS EARNINGS ARE UP, MERGER FINE
September 15, 1999
J-W Wire Reports Kroger Co., the nation’s largest supermarket chain, said Tuesday that earnings per share rose in the second quarter, matching analysts’ projections before costs associated with the merger of archrival Fred Meyer Inc. earlier this year.
T REACTS TO HIGHER INTEREST RATE RUMORS
September 15, 1999
Two government reports Tuesday raised fears on Wall Street that the Fed might have increase interest rates again. J-W Wire Reports
COMMISSION COMMITTED TO KEEPING WADING POOL
September 15, 1999
Lawrence city commissioners agreed Tuesday night to keep a small wading pool in South Park. The only question is how much they will spend to renovate the pool to bring it into compliance with state health codes and the Americans with Disabilities Act. “We absolutely want to keep it,” Mayor Erv Hodges said, responding to the numerous phone calls and e-mail messages he said he has received on the issue.
LOCAL SCHOOL BOARD TO VOTE ON ADMINISTRATIVE BUILDING
September 15, 1999
Lawrence school board members on Tuesday continued to express concerns about district plans to sell two buildings to help finance the purchase of a new, $4.1 million administrative building. In a special meeting, they responded to comments made Monday at the board’s regular meeting by member Jack Davidson about the possibility of keeping the current administration building in addition to buying the structure at 110 McDonald Dr.
BOARD CONVINCED BY PHYSICISTS TO MAINTAIN THEIR SCIENCE
September 15, 1999
Physics will remain a specialty area for teacher-licensing purposes following appeals to the Kansas State Board of Education from science educators.
REGENTS TO DISCUSS COMMUNITY COLLEGES
September 15, 1999
Regents to focus on community colleges during Pittsburg meetings.
DOUGLAS COUNTY NEEDS TO TREASURE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD HISTORY
September 15, 1999
A national expert on the Underground Railroad said residents here need to work at promoting the area’s role in the network.
IS THE CHOICE GOD OR EVOLUTION?
September 15, 1999
I probably shouldn’t get back into this. But the last time I wrote about evolution and creationism I got an awful lot of folks praying for my soul. So I’m probably still safe. Last month, when the Kansas school board decided to dump evolution off the science curriculum, I rued the survival of the fittest creationists. Giving credit where it’s due, this is a movement with a remarkable staying power.
FSHS PLAYER OF WEEK
September 15, 1999
Jake Lawrence Class: Senior.
SEPT 15-25 YEARS AGO
September 15, 1999
President Ford’s pardon of ex-president Richard Nixon had triggered a stream of requests for pardons by American prison inmates, including a number at the Kansas State Penitentiary at Lansinig. Local officials took part in an Energy Independence Conference in Kansas City to try to determine ways to create greater energy efficiency and to find alternate energy sources.
SEPT 15-100 YEARS AGO
September 15, 1999
On Sept. 15, 1899, the Lawrence World’s headline read “The Truth of It” and the accompanying article stated: “The Kansas City Times says that an effort is being made to revive the nail industry at Lawrence which Congressman Bowersock sold out for $600,000 clear profit. Now it is time the truth of this transaction was known. Mr. Bowersock sold out for $2,000,000 clear profit. The agent of the trust met him on the street and handed him two one million-dollar bills. We know this is true for we were standing within 60 feet at the time of the occurrence, and Mr. Bowersock was so pleased that without moving from his place he reached into his pocket and handed us 30 cents. Now that the truth is known let us go about our business.”
HED WILL GO HERE
September 15, 1999
Area high schools produced 10 National Merit semifinalists this year, four fewer than in 1998.
REGENTS SET TO VOTE ON EXPANSION PLAN FOR EDWARDS CAMPUS
September 15, 1999
The Kansas Board of Regents is expected to vote Thursday on a 10-year development master plan for the Kansas University Edwards Campus in Overland Park. The plan proposes a $70-million expansion over the next decade or longer, adding 200,000 square feet in building space and additional parking for 2,000 cars.
WHITTINGTON SERVICES
September 15, 1999
HARRY KEITH WHITTINGTON Services for Harry Keith Whittington, 75, Benkelman, Neb., will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Burial will be in Delia (Kan.) Cemetery.
BONE LOSS TOPIC OF PROGRAM
September 15, 1999
Bone loss topic of program
LAWRENCE SCHOOL MENUS FOR NEXT WEEK
September 15, 1999
In addition to the main dish choice listed below, all Lawrence public schools will offer at least two other choices for lunch. These choices may be a hamburger, a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, a school sack lunch, or all three, depending on the individual school. All elementary schools will have available to students fruit and vegetable bars. Junior highs and high schools offer an even wider variety of choices.
FEAST YOUR Y2K EYES ON THIS
September 15, 1999
Some people are stocking up on trail mix, canned ravioli and bottled water to greet the new millennium. French chef Gerard Vie plans a Dec. 31 feast that will be the biggest meal served at the palace of Versailles since Louis XIV hosted a 280-course three-day extravaganza there in 1668. Vie’s meal calls for 88 pounds of truffles, 55 pounds of caviar, 310 pounds of foie gras and 500 magnums of Champagne, among other things, and producing it will require 150 cooks in two specially constructed kitchens. On top of that, the decorations and entertainment (by 100 performers in period costumes) will reproduce the 1668 event.
BLOTTER
September 15, 1999
Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported
RETURN TO WORK OR STAY HOME?
September 15, 1999
Parents of newborns need to explore the options of staying home with baby or going back to work.
MEMORIAL STOPS IN TONGANOXIE
September 15, 1999
A replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is expected to draw thousands to Tonganoxie during the next week. The moving wall, which has 58,214 names on it, will be displayed in Reusch VFW Park through Tuesday.
AN AGING PIZZA HUT TOSSES ITS LAST
September 15, 1999
Pizza Huts served up its final pizza Monday evening at 804 Iowa, all in the name of efficiency.
S DAVIS IMPROVING AFTER FREAK FALL
September 15, 1999
Kansas senior golfer Brad Davis finally is able to walk without the aid of a brace again after surviving an 11-foot fall from his balcony.
FLIGHTS OF FANCY?
September 15, 1999
It may not be wise to base decisions about expanding Lawrence Municipal Airport on predictions of incoming NASCAR teams and fans. It’s exciting to hear estimates of how many private jets might fly into Lawrence Municipal Airport carrying passengers to a NASCAR Winston Cup auto race in Kansas City, Kan., but city officials must be careful not to bank too heavily on projected income from the relatively small number of annual events planned at the racing facility.
SEPT 14-40 YEARS AGO
September 15, 1999
IN %% 1959 Kansas University’s dean list for the 1959-60 academic year included Emily Taylor, Donald Alderson, Ken Anderson, Harold Barr, Thomas Gorton, Burton Marvin, John McNown, John Nelson, J. Allen Reese, M.C. Slough, James Surface and George Waggoner.
BLOTTER
September 15, 1999
Law enforcement report Condition reports
KU ROUTS MATADORS
September 15, 1999
KU’s 71 points were the most the Jayhawks had scored in a game since they totaled 72 against Alabama-Birmingham in 1994.
CITY SB SCORES
September 15, 1999
Men’s four: Big Boys Club 10, FMC 7; Wolf Pac 20, FMC 12; Hallmark Cards 19, The Other Ones 8; Hallmark Cards 18, Lawrence D.C. Fire Medical 8 Men’s 6: Aquaholics 12, Canaries 2; Aquaholics 19, Cable Six 15; Sky Kings 17, Treanor 10; Leon’s Carpet 23, Sky Kings 9
AUGUSTUS WILLIAM KUCHLER OBITUARY
September 15, 1999
AUGUSTUS WILLIAM KUCHLER Memorial services for Augustus William Kuchler, 91, Lawrence, will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at 1501 Crescent Road in Lawrence.
S INPUT ON PARKS SOUGHT
September 15, 1999
Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department director Fred DeVictor is asking for the public’s help in deciding where to build new parks and what kind of recreational programs the city needs for the next five to 10 years. Two public meetings have been scheduled, and one is tonight.
RECRUITING INFORMATION INACCURE REGARDING DESHAWN
September 15, 1999
More and more recruiting information on the Internet doesn’t always mean better and better information. Take the case of DeShawn Stevenson, a 6-foot-5 senior guard from (Fresno, Calif.) Washington Union High school, regarded as one of the top five recruits in the country.
FALCONS CLIP FIREBIRDS
September 15, 1999
It might not have been the World Cup, but Tuesday’s boys soccer game between Free State High and Olathe South wasn’t exactly a yawner, either. Olathe South’s Jeremy McEver slipped a shot past Free State senior goalkeeper Danny Lenz in the 78th minute as the Falcons upended the Firebirds, 2-1, at the FSHS field.
FREE STATE UPDATE
September 15, 1999
Free State High football coach Bob Lisher can pretty much forget about a career as an oddsmaker. “Olathe South is (ranked) fifth in the state. It wasn’t going to be easy,” Lisher said of the No. 4-ranked Firebirds’ 56-45 win over the Falcons on Friday night. “We thought maybe it’d be a 21-14 game, but obviously, we don’t know what we’re talking about.”
SEPT 15-40 YEARS AGO
September 15, 1999
Mrs. Frank Stockton received an award from the board of directors of the National Association for Recreation in “recognition of her outstanding service to the recreational interests of America.” She had long been a highly active member of the Lawrence Recreation Commission.
HOSPITALS
September 15, 1999
Births Caleb and Lisa Clipsham, Baldwin, a boy, Monday.
FROM NEW SCHOOL
September 15, 1999
The architect working on Lawrence’s new elementary school says design revisions haven’t devastated the building’s quality.
THIRST FOR LEARNING FIRES LOCAL LAWYER
September 15, 1999
A Lawrence man credits his success to his parents’ stress on learning.
September 15, 1999
Shea Stanfield is following family tradition by devoting her professional life to public education.
DAY OF CARING DRAWS HUNDREDS OF VOLUNTEERS
September 15, 1999
Nearly 600 volunteers worked on dozens of projects around town on Sunday as part of the sixth annual “Day of Caring.”
WEDNESDAY DATEBOOK
September 15, 1999
TODAY 9 a.m.-noon: Health screening for people 60 and older, Babcock Place, 1700 Mass. A fee will be charged. Sponsored by the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department.
SUNFLOWER LEAGUE FOOTBALL STATS
September 15, 1999
Team OFFENSE
BAKER JV TOPS HASKELL
September 15, 1999
It was a happier homecoming for Matt Heider than it was for the Haskell Indian Nations University’s football team in its home opener Monday night at Haskell Stadium. Heider, a former three-sport standout at Free State High, returned to Lawrence as the starting quarterback of Baker University’s junior varsity football team, which defeated the Fightin’ Indians, 21-10.
COMMISSIONER UPSET WITH DEVELOPMENT APPROVAL
September 15, 1999
An incredulous Charles Jones couldn’t believe the 2-1 vote he just lost Monday, paving the way for a new residential development in rural Douglas County. “To hell with Horizon 2020, let’s bring on urban sprawl,” Jones said sarcastically in response to the votes of his fellow Douglas County commissioners. “What does Horizon 2020 mean to you guys?”
CRIMINAL CASE THREATENS OPEN RECORDS ACT
September 15, 1999
A Cherokee County commissioner who disclosed information to a reporter now is the target of a criminal complaint.
TUESDAY DATEBOOK
September 15, 1999
TODAY 10:30 a.m.: Storytime for toddlers and preschool children, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Registration required for toddlers.
UNION ASKS FARMLAND TO PAY LAID-OFF EMPLOYEES
September 15, 1999
Union officials say that Farmland Industries Inc. violated their work contract by understaffing an idle fertilizer plant in Lawrence.
OVERBROOK SCULPTURES STOPPING TRAFFIC
September 15, 1999
The recent erection of wagons and other figures near Overbrook has brought excitement to the community southwest of Lawrence.
FARMER PLOWS NEW GROUND BY IGNORING MAZE RULING
September 15, 1999
A Douglas County farmer said he didn’t need the permission of the county commission to run a maze on his property.
PARKS, RECREATION WORKERS SEEKING INPUT ON FUTURE
September 15, 1999
Two public meetings are scheduled to get input on a new comprehensive plan to guide the parks and recreation department.
SMITH EAGER TO PLAY (BUT NOT START) AT CU
September 15, 1999
Dylen Smith’s first impression of Mark Williams was not at all favorable. Back on Christmas Day, 1995, Williams was Kansas University’s football quarterback, and Smith was a junior QB at Santa Monica (Calif.) High.
ANTICS RAISE FLAG
September 15, 1999
Warning to people considering long-term care insurance: Some of these policies are fatally flawed. Instead of protecting you when you’re old, they’ll force you to drop the coverage before you can make a claim. Long-term care (LTC) insurance protects the assets of the frail, confused or ill. It will cover help with bathing, eating, dressing in your own home or a nursing home. This saves you from using your personal money to pay all the bills.
ALLEN SAYS PASS DEFENSE PRETTY GOOD
September 15, 1999
Through its first two games, Kansas University’s football team ranks fifth in the Big 12 and 11th nationally in pass efficiency defense. But the Jayhawks’ lofty status should be tested this week, when they travel to Colorado, which ranks first in the Big 12 and second nationally in passing offense.
CLOSE
September 15, 1999
Dow Industrials CLOSE: 11,030.33
BEST BETS
September 15, 1999
TODAY Andrew Bird’s Bowl of Fire, The Bottleneck, 737 N.H.
MEMORIAL MOVES TO TONGANOXIE
September 15, 1999
A replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is expected to draw thousands to Tonganoxie during the next week.
SEPT 13-25 YEARS AGO
September 15, 1999
IN 1974 A bridge bond issue of between $10 million and $11 million was due on the ballot for the 1974 November general election in Douglas County. The issue, the largest ever sought for the county, was to cover not only the Kansas River bridge in Lawrence but some 50 other spans. It was estimated the Kaw bridge would take about $5 million of the total.
LOCAL BRIEFS FOR WEDNESDAY
September 15, 1999
Frederick award Kansas’ Bob Frederick and Kansas State’s Max Urick will receive Neyland Athletics Director Awards at the All-America Football Foundation Banquet of Champions on Thursday in Chicago. Other active ADs to be honored are John Swafford of North Carolina and Bill Bradshaw of DePaul.
LABOR LEADER PROMOTES BORDER ISSUE AWARENESS
September 15, 1999
Lawrence women to dine with Fergie
CLOSE
September 15, 1999
Dow Industrials CLOSE: 10,910.33
CLOSE
September 15, 1999
Local markets As of Monday’s close, courtesy of Farmers Cooperative Assn. South Elevator — Wheat, $2.39; soybeans, $4.66; milo, $1.41; corn, $1.69. Midland Elevator — Wheat, NA; soybeans, $4.66; milo, NA; corn, $1.69. North Elevator — Wheat, $2.39; soybeans, $4.66; milo, $1.41; corn, $1.69.
LHS FOOTBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
September 15, 1999
Ryan Phelps Class: Senior.
PAULINE (FOSTER) HOPPER OBITUARY
September 15, 1999
PAULINE (FOSTER) HOPPER Graveside services for Pauline Foster Hopper, 97, Tallahassee, Fla., will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence.
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September 15, 1999
I heard that September is National Food Safety Education Month. Is there anything going on to mark that? There is going to be a “Food Safety Training for Commercial and Home Use” from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sept. 22 in Building 21 at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds. Anyone interested in food safety issues and preventing food borne illness is welcome and encouraged to attend. The presenters are going to address topics on what’s hot in food safety issues, the new Kansas Food Code, the importance of personal hygiene, preparing and serving safe foods, critical temperatures when cooking potentially hazardous foods and how to clean and sanitize your kitchen and equipment.
SOME GET A KICK FROM HORSERADISH
September 15, 1999
One of the late summer/early fall chores in my garden is to dig up the horseradish and plant next year’s crop. A good rule of thumb is to replant about one-third of the roots, if your aim is to maintain the size of your harvest next year. In this climate, horseradish has no problem overwintering in the ground. In fact, you’ll be less likely to have a crop next year if you try to store the roots indoors, as you would flower bulbs. If you replant at the same time that you harvest, you’ll have robust plants next year. Planting in early fall gives the roots time to re-establish themselves before frost and the horseradish leaves will be among the first to appear in the spring.
SEPT 13-40 YEARS AGO
September 15, 1999
IN %% 1959 Construction of Lewis Hall on the Kansas University campus was nearly completed as a result of funds provided by the Luther Lewis estate.
REPUBLICAN ANNOUNCES BID FOR CONGRESSIONAL SEAT
September 15, 1999
The president of the Overland Park City Council says a Republican congressional district ought to be represented by a Republican.
SITES HELP WEB CURIOUS WITH E-SHOPPING CONCERNS
September 15, 1999
If you’re a regular reader of this column, chances are pretty good that you’ve bought something via the Internet, or you’ve at least thought about it. If you haven’t actually made a purchase online yet, it might be because you are still worried about whether it is safe to do so. To quote The Beatles (or to quote the TV commercials, for you Generation-X’ers), “it’s getting better all the time.” Things have improved over the past couple of years — current Web browsers have better security features than they once did, and many online stores provide a variety of payment options for those who feel more comfortable sending a check or making credit card arrangements over the phone. So far, I’ve not had a single problem buying something via the ‘Net (knock on wood), but if the whole idea of electronic commerce (e-commerce) still makes you nervous, there are some online resources you can use to determine whether buying online is a good idea for you or not.
HOSPITALS
September 15, 1999
Births Kelley and Pat Smith, Lawrence, a boy, Tuesday.
LHS PROVING TO BE FOURTH-QUARTER TEAM
September 15, 1999
If Lawrence High’s football team has proven anything the first two weeks, it’s that the Lions come to play in the fourth quarter. In the opener, LHS scored 14 fourth-quarter points to rally for a 17-11 victory over Shawnee Mission North. In Manhattan on Friday, the Lions scored with 3:14 remaining to pull within six points before MHS ran out the clock to secure a 20-14 victory.
LYNN ALLEN TO RUN IN TRIATHLON
September 15, 1999
For years an outfit known as Enviro-Sports has conducted what is has dubbed the Ultimate Escape Alcatraz Triathlon without incident. “This is the 19th year they’ve had it,” said Lawrence fitness guru Lynn Allen. “I figure if a lot of people had been eaten by sharks, they wouldn’t still be doing it.”
CITY STANDINGS
September 15, 1999
City Standings Monday Men’s 5-7: Manpower Hitters 6-1, B(u)y Lawrence 6-2, Dawg’s 4-4, El Mezcal 3-4, Hammers 2-5, FSBC 1-6.
BUS MEETING TIMES
September 15, 1999
GET ON BOARD Lawrence city officials held the first of two public meetings Thursday to get reaction to seven proposed routes for a public transit system.