Archive for Sunday, March 25, 2001

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Charges filed in Topeka slaying
March 25, 2001
A mental health group home resident has been charged with the murder of an 85-year-old Topeka woman, authorities said.
National group refuses to accredit Topeka Zoo
March 25, 2001
An organization that sets professional standards for zoos has refused to restore accreditation of the Topeka Zoo because of concern about staffing and animal care.
House, Senate mull creation of legislative pay commission
March 25, 2001
Senators haven’t debated or voted upon the proposal, but their leaders have agreed to negotiate a bill to create a commission authorized to raise legislators’ pay.
Singer lands national radio gig
Towanda musician to perform on ‘Prairie Home Companion’
March 25, 2001
A southeast Kansas man is a little nervous about his next singing gig. Andy Newbrey has sung his gospel songs in concerts in Kansas and Oklahoma and has made a compact disc, but he’s got butterflies in his stomach about being featured April 21 on Garrison Keillor’s “A Prairie Home Companion.”
Police chief of Liberal calls his dismissal ‘unfair’
March 25, 2001
Don Meyer has been fired as Liberal’s police chief, and he says the action was unfair. Meyer received a letter Tuesday from City Manager Toby Miller terminating his employment with the city.
Friends and neighbors
March 25, 2001
Jobbins services
March 25, 2001
Congressman aims to keep Guard up
March 25, 2001
By Theresa Freed, Special to the Journal-World U.S. Rep. Jerry Moran will be heading back to Washington, D.C., today with defense spending and the Kansas National Guard on his mind. Moran, a Republican who represents Kansas’ 1st District, spent two days touring National Guard posts throughout the state.
FBI brass to face lie detector tests
March 25, 2001
About 500 FBI employees with access to intelligence information will be given lie detector tests beginning next week, the first security reform to come from the arrest of alleged spy Robert Hanssen, officials said Friday.
Britain plans massive slaughter to contain foot-and-mouth
March 25, 2001
Britain will slaughter nearly all livestock on farms adjacent to foot-and-mouth infection sites, agriculture officials announced Saturday, as farmers and politicians struggled to absorb dire predictions about the scope of the outbreak.
Sheep arrive for disease test
March 25, 2001
A second flock of Vermont sheep suspected of having been exposed to a form of mad cow disease arrived Saturday at a U.S. Department of Agriculture veterinary laboratory for testing.
Hunt continues for Russian agent
March 25, 2001
Although alleged traitor Robert Hanssen is behind bars, counterintelligence agents are on the trail of at least one more Russian spy still inside the U.S. government, according to a magazine report.
Artist draws out criminal witnesses
Her gift is a blend of compassion and psychology and art’
March 25, 2001
Alone in the basement, Jeanne Boylan sketched into the night. She didn’t even stop to eat, afraid if she did, she might never continue. For more than 20 years two faces had haunted her. In nightmares, she could still hear them taunting her, two strangers who, on a lonely country road, stole long and unforgettable hours of her life.
Uniforms can work for employees and employers
March 25, 2001
New day, same dress such is life for workers who wear uniforms. But that doesn’t mean fashion is relegated to the back of the closet.The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology is putting stylish uniforms front and center in a new exhibition organized by the school’s graduate students.
Seem-To-Be Players show brings back old favorites
March 25, 2001
By Jan Biles At the next Seem-To-Be Players show, audience members will hear some familiar songs. “The Seem-To-Be Songbook” will feature 20 original and traditional songs sung by the Players during its 27-year existence.
Egyptian treasures start U.S. tour
Masterworks of Ancient Art’ schedule includes Kansas City showing
March 25, 2001
One of the most impressive displays of Egyptian art ever to enter the United States contains works ranging from hand-sized glass and ivory statues to immense stone figures of lions and kings that weigh several tons.
Strait’s tour to kick off in Florida
Alan Jackson, Kenny Chesney say hooking up with the country crooner is ‘priceless’
March 25, 2001
George Strait’s latest tour of stadiums is the hottest ticket of the year for country music fans. Performers, too. Singers who hit the road with Strait tend to sell records. Eight of the 10 best-selling country music acts of 2000 have been featured on one of his festival tours, and every singer in Nashville wants a piece of that action.
KU grad reaches for the ‘Stars’
Strening uses years in Lawrence, Italy as inspiration
March 25, 2001
By Jan Biles Two years ago, Kansas University alumnus Michael Strening Jr. didn’t know if he’d ever be able to play his piano again. Nerve damage to one of his wrists had made striking the keys too painful.
Farm life at heart
March 25, 2001
By Jan Biles About eight years ago, the Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art organized an exhibition called “Rural America,” a group of 20th-century American prints from the collection of Kansas University alumnus Steven Schmidt. The artworks depicted rural existence in both realistic and heroic viewpoints.
Composer’s conference features recitals, concerts
March 25, 2001
A composer’s conference on Friday and Saturday will bring 45 composers to Kansas University for performances of their music in recitals and concerts by KU faculty, students, the KU Concert Choir, the KU Symphony Orchestra and various guests.
Stock prices need fall, but investors slow to cheer up
March 25, 2001
Wall Street likes interest rate cuts everyone knows that. Why, then, has the stock market been so scornful of the Federal Reserve’s unusually large half-percentage point cut Tuesday?
Olajuwon cleared to play
Rockets’ center could return Tuesday
March 25, 2001
Hakeem Olajuwon, sidelined by a blood clot in his lower left leg, has been cleared to work out this week with the Houston Rockets and possibly even play as soon as Tuesday.
Extreme bumps Outlaws
March 25, 2001
Tommy Maddox threw for four touchdowns in the first half as the Los Angeles Xtreme defeated the Las Vegas Outlaws 35-26 Saturday night to clinch a berth in the XFL playoffs. Maddox completed 25 of 36 passes for 252 yards.
Bourque keys
March 25, 2001
Ray Bourque returned to Boston with a team that showed his fans what they, and he, had been missing a real chance to win the Stanley Cup. He had two assists in his first game in Boston since the Bruins traded him March 6, 2000, as the Colorado Avalanche won their fifth straight Saturday, 4-2.
Candidates prepare to enter campaign home stretch
March 25, 2001
By Joy Ludwig With Election Day just nine days away, those seeking spots on the Lawrence school board and city commission can see the finish line approaching. On April 3, voters in Lawrence will select three city commissioners and three school board members from a field of six candidates in each race.
Saberhagen solid in return to mound
March 25, 2001
His pitching line showed two hits in two scoreless innings. But to Bret Saberhagen, it was pretty much a perfect game. Saberhagen’s start against Minnesota on Saturday was the first time the Boston right-hander faced major league hitters since shoulder surgery after the 1999 season.
Royals nip Braves in 10
Brown collects three more hits in Kansas City’s 5-4 victory
March 25, 2001
Raul Ibanez hit an RBI single in the 10th inning and Kansas City edged an Atlanta Braves’ split squad 5-4 Saturday. Former Kansas standout Jeff Berblinger was hit by a pitch from John Foster to lead off the 10th. Gregg Zaun doubled before Ibanez singled for his team-leading 11th RBI.
Purdue turns back Texas Tech, 74-72
March 25, 2001
Once again, Purdue’s triumph is bittersweet. Katie Douglas hit a short runner with 30 seconds left and the Boilermakers took advantage of early foul trouble by Texas Tech’s best post player for a 74-72 win Saturday in the NCAA Mideast Regional semifinals.
Knight
March 25, 2001
Bob Knight wasted no time getting to work Saturday, holding a 7 a.m. closed-door meeting with his new team at Texas Tech’s United Spirit Arena. Players, including freshman guard Mikey Marshall, said it was already clear there was a new boss in town.
KU bowlers second at IBC qualifier
March 25, 2001
Kansas University’s men’s club bowling team was in second place Saturday after 32 games at the Intercollegiate Bowling Conference sectional qualifier at AMP Pro Bowl.
Pastor’s arrest prompts debate about spankings
March 25, 2001
A minister jailed for ordering children in his congregation to be whipped “because the Bible allows it” has focused renewed attention on corporal punishment, an issue that is as old and as controversial as Scripture itself.
Jayhawk rowers win four races
March 25, 2001
Kansas University’s rowing team opened the spring season by winning four of seven races over Texas on Saturday at Town Lake.
Worries surround workout ‘fuel’
FDA suspects stimulant contributed to about 80 U.S. deaths
March 25, 2001
By Dave Ranney For about $25, anyone can buy a 200-tablet jar of “Ripped Fuel,” an over-the-counter supplement that’s supposed to burn off unwanted pounds. It comes in liquid form, too. General Nutrition Center, 520 W. 23rd, sells it. So do Walgreen’s and Lawrence Athletic Club.
KU tops Texas Tech in women’s tennis
March 25, 2001
Kansas University won five singles matches and a doubles match Saturday to upend Texas Tech, 5-2, in a women’s tennis dual.
Kentucky Wesleyan survives Washburn
Ichabods fall to Panthers, 72-63, in NCAA Division II men’s basketball championship
March 25, 2001
Gino Bartolone scored 12 of his 15 points as Kentucky Wesleyan dominated the first half of a 72-63 victory Saturday over Washburn that gave the Panthers their eighth NCAA Division II basketball championship.
Lightning
Fichardt ahead
March 25, 2001
Lightning disrupted the $750,000 Sao Paulo Brazil Open for the second straight day, leaving Darren Fichardt of South Africa with a three-stroke lead Saturday. Ninety-nine players who were unable to complete the second round Friday managed to do so Saturday. Then foul weather struck again, postponing the third round until today.
Schroeder maintains slight advantage
March 25, 2001
John Schroeder remained atop the leaderboard Saturday after the second round of the Emerald Coast Classic, a stroke ahead of fast-closing Jim Ahern. Schroeder, seeking his first Senior PGA Tour victory in six seasons, shot a 3-under-par 67 for an 8-under 132 total on the Scottish-style course at The Moors Golf Club in the Florida Panhandle.
Kwan captures world crown
Slutskaya settles for second; Hughes snares third
March 25, 2001
Michelle Kwan has her fourth world championship and a big edge heading to the Olympics. The last four women to win the final World Figure Skating Championships before an Olympics went on to capture gold.
Suppan to start opener for KC
March 25, 2001
For the second straight year, Jeff Suppan has been selected to start the Kansas City Royals season opener, but he is not ready to be labeled an ace. Roger Clemens, who has won five Cy Young awards, will pitch for New York in the April 2 opener at Yankee Stadium.
Henson drops football for Yanks
Quarterback/infielder leaves Michigan for six-year, $17 million contract
March 25, 2001
Drew Henson went with his first love, baseball. The Michigan quarterback, in line to be the top pick in next year’s NFL draft, agreed Saturday to a $17 million, six-year contract with the New York Yankees and is giving up football.
The unbuttoned mind of Henry Rollins
Henry Rollins at Liberty Hall, Lawrence Kansas - 03/24/2001
March 25, 2001
By Michael Newman If you’ve never seen Henry Rollins in one of his “spoken word” performances, you might come to the event carrying preconceptions about what that phrase might mean. You’ll certainly understand that you’re not going to see the Rollins Band, the extremely hard rocking unit that Rollins fronts. But you might have the idea that he’ll be reciting poetry, or reading from his journal, or performing forensic monologues. What you probably won’t be expecting if you’ve never seen him do this before, is stand up comedy.
Repeat winners are rare on Oscar night
March 25, 2001
If Tom Hanks were to win the best-actor award tonight for his performance in “Cast Away,” he would be the first male performer ever to win three lead-actor Oscars. How rare are multiple winners?
Oscar may have a British accent
Several strong nominees hail from United Kingdom
March 25, 2001
The supersonic Concorde is still grounded for safety modifications, so Britain’s film elite will have to travel on regular planes in first class, of course for the long flight from England to the United States for Oscar night.
Award-winning actors to present drama
March 25, 2001
“Poetry in Motion Behind the Broken Words,” featuring actors Roscoe Lee Browne and Anthony Zerbe, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in Rice Auditorium at Baker University.
Arthritis raises respect for thumbs
March 25, 2001
By Geore Gurley I made the mistake of staying up late one recent Saturday evening to watch Elton John on TV. He sang a great many songs, among them, one with the line, “How wonderful life is when you’re in the world.”
Women create endless worry for gift-givers
March 25, 2001
By Dave Barry Miami Herald The other day my son and I were talking, and the subject of women came up, and I realized that it was time he and I had a Serious Talk.
Finance amendments face realities
March 25, 2001
By David Broder Washington Post Writers Group Realism is not always a striking feature of Senate debates, but then, there are few subjects on which senators have greater firsthand experience than the financing of political campaigns.
A fine group
March 25, 2001
U.S. needs economic perspective
March 25, 2001
By George Will Washington Post Writers Group Because misery loves company, Schadenfreude is fun, and nervous Americans need some economic perspective, consider the world’s second largest economy, Japan’s. America’s stock markets which are not the same thing as America’s economy have entered a second troubled year. Japan’s economy has entered a second ghastly decade.
Raising eyebrows
March 25, 2001
J-W Editorials If legislators can’t bring themselves to vote for their own raises, maybe they don’t deserve them. It may be true that Kansas legislators are underpaid. It’s also easy to see why its politically difficult for them to vote themselves a pay increase.
Canada honors skating
March 25, 2001
Canada Post is honoring the International Skating Union World Figure Skating Championships (Monday through March 25) with four new stamps.
NCAA ratings down slightly
March 25, 2001
The round of 16 drew larger TV audiences than last year, though the NCAA men’s Tournament still lags behind what wound up as the worst-rated ever on CBS. Friday night’s games drew a 6.3 preliminary national rating and 13 share, up 3 percent from last year. That followed Thursday’s jump of 11 percent.
Tate captures two first places
March 25, 2001
Senior Andy Tate won the 3,000-meter run and the 1,500 Saturday to lead Kansas University’s track and field teams at the OSU Duels. Tate’s time in the 3,000 was 8:39.09 and his time in the 1,500 was 3:55.06.
Briefcase
March 25, 2001
Authors dish out tips on eating etiquette Ants provide lesson in company production Name that company
Massage for pets: That’s the rub
March 25, 2001
You scratch my back, and I’ll scratch yours. Well, one out of two. On the face of it, pet massage doesn’t seem like a very reciprocal arrangement. After all, you the human are doing all the work, in return for a lazily arched back or a harrumphy grunt.
Harvestable perennials may be in the future
March 25, 2001
What does Craig Freeman see outside his office window? “Electrical transformers,” he laughs. What a waste. Freeman could name just about any flower, grass, tree or other plant he saw out there.
Not-so-ordinary folks pick their Oscar favorites
March 25, 2001
Picking a winner is a difficult thing. Just ask Raye Hollitt, who once had her pectoral muscle torn from her rib cage while performing under the name Zap on the TV show “American Gladiators.” Gladiatorial combat acquainted Hollitt with sizing up the competition.
Down on the farm
Local farmers, scholars add to exhibit’s catalog
March 25, 2001
By Jan Biles About eight years ago, the Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art organized an exhibition called “Rural America,” a group of 20th-century American prints from the collection of Kansas University alumnus Steven Schmidt. The artworks depicted rural existence in both realistic and heroic viewpoints.
Adventures in moving
Hardships in SE Kansas couldn’t compare to Lawrence flood of ‘51
March 25, 2001
By Margaret K. Fisher Special to the Journal-World Late June 1951 was an exciting time in our lives. My husband, Ross, a vocational-agriculture teacher, had a new job with higher pay. We had a baby boy, 8 weeks old, and we were moving our household from north-central Kansas to a school in southeastern Kansas so he could be on the job by early July. Vo-ag teachers work 11 months per year instead of the usual nine months for most teachers.
KU alum chronicles correspondent’s WWII experiences
March 25, 2001
By Jan Biles Kansas University alumnus Mark Scott is banking on the nation’s renewed interest in World War II to spark interest in his new book. “Bravo, Amerikanski! and Other Stories from World War II” is the first-person biography of United Press war correspondent Ann Stringer, as she told it to Scott before her death in 1990.
Tan’s driven by the past
Author tells
March 25, 2001
A glistening grand piano anchors a corner of Amy Tan’s SoHo loft. The wooden furniture, tossed with a rainbow of jewel-colored cushions and pillows, is arranged before a velvety burgundy curtain concealing a giant-screen TV.
Proper procedure plants roots for success
March 25, 2001
By Bruce Chladny Kansas Arbor Day is March 30 the last Friday of the month. In keeping with the spirit and the tradition of the holiday, many families, schools, churches and civic organizations will plant trees on or near this day.
A longtime tree-dition
Arbor Day plantings bear fruit through years
March 25, 2001
By Carol Boncella Only a few days into spring and the trees in the garden are slowly awakening from their winter slumber. The dormant leaf buds, expectant with the promise of magnificent green canopies, are enlarging right before our eyes.
Teacher’s influence
March 25, 2001
By Calder Pickett One of the best teachers I ever had died last month. His name was Moyle Q. Rice. He was almost 90. I don’t know when he retired, but I do know that in the mid-‘40s he was an inspiration in my life and that vast numbers of his former students would join me in praising him.
Price issue flares up
Sky-high costs: Market forces or manipulation?
March 25, 2001
For a decade natural gas has been the fuel to love. It’s clean, plentiful and found close to home. Most importantly, it was cheap. No longer. As natural gas prices have soared to as much as five times what they were 18 months ago, consumers from the elderly trying to heat their homes to executives who are shutting down chemical plants because of high gas prices are wondering what happened:
Dot-com failures to test integrity of spurned workers
March 25, 2001
Margee Fagelson lost her first dot-com job last year when Ingredients.com went belly up in February. Then came the shutdown of Virtual Communities, which had hired her as a consultant, and VSlash, which went poof before paying her a $3,000 consulting fee.
Teske leads Nabisco tourney
Sorenstam, one stroke back, applying pressure on frontrunner
March 25, 2001
Annika Sorenstam has won two tournaments, shot a record 59 and put herself in contention for a major championship in the last three weeks. She’s exhausted, fighting a cold and wants nothing more than to put her clubs in the closet for a long while.
Illini introduce themselves to nation
Basketball fans get their first extended look at Illinois during its victory over Kansas
March 25, 2001
A few minutes into an interview last week on ESPN Radio, Dan Patrick finally leveled with Illinois coach Bill Self. “In all honesty, coach,” Patrick said, “most fans around the country couldn’t name a single player on your team. They don’t even know Frank Williams, but they can name three or four players on Duke.”
CAMPAIGNS ENTER FINAL STRETCH
March 25, 2001
jludwig@ljworld.com With Election Day just nine days away, those seeking spots on the Lawrence school board and city commission can see the finish line approaching.
ASAP - COMMUNITY COLLEGE OFFERS LOCAL COURSE
March 25, 2001
Neosho County juco offers local course
CONGRESSMAN AIMS TO KEEP GUARD UP
March 25, 2001
U.S. Rep. Jerry Moran will be heading back to Washington, D.C., today with defense spending and the Kansas National Guard on his mind. Moran, a Republican who represents Kansas’ 1st District, spent two days touring National Guard posts throughout the state. His tour included visits to Topeka, Wichita, Fort Riley, Salina, Hays and Lawrence.
3-25 KOVELS PRICES
March 25, 2001
Current prices Current prices are recorded from antiques shows, flea markets, sales and auctions throughout the United States. Prices vary in locations because of local economic conditions.
SUN STRENING PIANO
March 25, 2001
jbiles@ljworld.com Two years ago, Kansas University alumnus Michael Strening Jr. didn’t know if he’d ever be able to play his piano again. Nerve damage to one of his wrists had made striking the keys too painful.
SUN TEMPTATION PLAY
March 25, 2001
jbiles@ljworld.com In “Temptation,” playwright Vaclav Havel puts a spin on Johann Goethe’s and Christopher Marlowe’s Faustus tales. He sets his dark comedy in the Czech Republic, where he serves as president.
SUNDAY DATEBOOK
March 25, 2001
TODAY 2 p.m.: “Bleeding Kansas” lecture series, “Lykins (Miami) County: Preachers and Politics,” Constitution Hall Historic Site, Lecompton.
SUNDAY BUSINESS BRIEFS
March 25, 2001
Faces and places Jeff Biggs, Topeka, joins Brier Payne Meade Insurance as a sales representative for the firm’s Northeast Kansas territory, which includes Lawrence.
SUN AVERILL SONGBOOK
March 25, 2001
jbiles@ljworld.com At the next Seem-To-Be Players show, audience members will hear some old familiar songs.
BLOTTER
March 25, 2001
Condition reports * Donna Saile, 61, Baldwin, was released Thursday from Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Jake Saile, 11, Lecompton, has been released from Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Mo., but a hospital spokesperson wouldn’t say when. Both were injured in a two-car collision Wednesday evening on the Kansas Highway 10 bypass southwest of Lawrence.
KU BRIEFS
March 25, 2001
Tate captures to first places
MILDRED COTTON OBIT
March 25, 2001
Cotton services Memorial services for Helen Mildred Cotton, 81, Austin, Tex., formerly of Lawrence, were held Saturday at Danforth Chapel on the Kansas University campus. Inurnment followed in Pioneer Cemetery at KU.
KU PROFESSOR WINS HONOR
March 25, 2001
KU professor receives engineering award A Kansas University professor was recently named the recipient of the 2001 Ernest E. Howard Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers.
CHURCH BELLS ARE RINGING
March 25, 2001
jludwig@ljworld.com For many people, the ringing of the historical bell in the new tower at Corpus Christi Catholic Church is a pleasant sound.
WKD FIRE DEPARTMENT FACTS
March 25, 2001
FACTS ABOUT AREA FIRE DEPARTMENTS Clinton Township: Volunteer department with 16 members; covers about 50 square miles; class 9 insurance ranking.
KU-BAYLOR BOX
March 25, 2001
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KU-TEXAS SOFTBALL BOX
March 25, 2001
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COLORADO ELK HARVEST
March 25, 2001
J-W %% Staff and Wire Reports Denver — Hunters reaffirmed Colorado’s claim as the elk capitol of the world in 2000, killing 60,120 elk, the largest elk harvest since wildlife agencies have been keeping track of elk harvest statistics.
OUTDOORS BRIEFS
March 25, 2001
Pair of Kansas Citians Crappie Busters champs
51
March 25, 2001
Late June 1951 was an exciting time in our lives. My husband, Ross, a vocational-agriculture teacher, had a new job with higher pay. We had a baby boy, 8 weeks old, and we were moving our household from north-central Kansas to a school in southeastern Kansas so he could be on the job by early July. Vo-ag teachers work 11 months per year instead of the usual nine months for most teachers. It was early morning but a truck had already loaded our furnishings and left for the new location, where a house had been rented ahead of time. I sat on a step in the empty house, our baby in a basket atop a mattress with one day’s supply of diapers packed beneath and other necessary items in a diaper bag and purse. Ross had gone to make a last call on one of his students at a farm outside of town. He would be back to pick me up and we’d be on our way.
FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS, FROSTY PICS
March 25, 2001
RICHARD MOZYKOWSKI, LAWRENCE, portrayed Frosty the Snowman at the Sunshine Acres Montessori Preschool Christmas Party in December and gave gifts to all the children who attended. Richard is the husband of Susan Mozykowski, director of the school and its child care center. The photos were submitted by Susan Mzykowski, Lawrence. Above, Frosty visits with three generations of Sunshine Acres students. From left: Susan Mozykowski; Joey and Danielle Kean, who both attended the school in the 1970s; and their son Christian, second grader at the school. Below left, Frosty poses with Anish Patel. Anish is the son of Rasesh & Darshika Patel, Lawrence. Below right, Frosty visits with Mason Kelso, 5. Mason is the son of Mike and Robyn Kelso, Lawrence, and the grandson of Bob and Cherry McCabria, Eudora. 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. For More Friends and Neighbors go to www.lawrence.com/publish/postem/friends.
KOREAN WAR VETS WANTED
March 25, 2001
Lecompton to honor Korean War veterans
SUN RAIL
March 25, 2001
“IN LIVING COLOR” is among the paintings by Lawrence artist Debra Clemente that are being displayed in “Debra Clemente — Impressionism Alfresco” at the Phoenix Gallery Topeka in Topeka. The exhibit opens Friday and runs through May 15. Page xxD. TRACI TULLIUS, a graduate art student at Kansas University, will present five days of video installation and performance art during her exhibit “Never Knew What Hit Her.” The exhibit begins today and runs through Friday, with performances scheduled at 8 p.m. Tuesday and 4:30 p.m. Thursday. Above is a still from the video “Hand-Sewn.” Page xxD.
3-25 SHOULD SPORTS TEAMS WITH AMERICAN INDIAN MASCOTS CHANGE
March 25, 2001
Should sports teams with American Indian mascots change their team names?
3-25 CAPTIONS FOR TULSA TRAVEL
March 25, 2001
Bill Snead/Journal-World Photos A LARGE STATUE of an oil field worker is the landmark of the Tulsa State Fairgrounds. The Tulsa Flea Market, open every Saturday, is in the second building behind the statue.
National briefs
March 25, 2001
State government Web sites lacking Kidnapping suspect nabbed at fake crash
National briefs
March 25, 2001
Penn State crowd turns rowdy after loss Oscar scaffolding collapse investigated
National briefs
March 25, 2001
Coast Guard crew killed after boat capsizes Smokers protest restaurant puff ban
People
March 25, 2001
Huey and the legal news Travis home items up for auction Beauty and the Brandy Yoga bug bites Jackman
SUN FARM EXHIBIT
March 25, 2001
jbiles@ljworld.com About eight years ago, the Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art organized an exhibition called “Rural America,” a group of 20th-century American prints from the collection of Kansas University alumnus Steven Schmidt. The artworks depicted rural existence in both realistic and heroic viewpoints.
3-25 TULSA BREAKOUT
March 25, 2001
Tulsa time, online The sites below are good places to start when planning a Tulsa trip.
KU BASEBALL LOSES
March 25, 2001
lchronister@ljworld.com It was more of the same for Kansas University’s baseball team.
KANSAS WRAPUP
March 25, 2001
gbedore@ljworld.com San Antonio — By all accounts, Kirk Hinrich’s sophomore season was better — much better — than his freshman campaign.
3-25 KOVELS ON HGTV
March 25, 2001
Catch more of the Kovels Ralph and Terry Kovel are hosts for a new television program.
SUPPLEMENT MAY BE DEADLY
March 25, 2001
dranney@ljworld.com www.fda.gov
BILLMMAR24OR25-2001
March 25, 2001
Kirk Hinrich suffered a deep thigh bruise in the recent Syracuse game and the Kansas basketball family worried about his status for that stumbling third and final effort in the NCAA tournament. All sorts of treatments were employed and a special pad was devised to get the sophomore quarterback functional. Alert, aggressive Illinois (men against boys) proved to be a lot bigger problem, however. Whatever, there’s one former Jayhawk star who could easily relate to Hinrich, who plays such a vital role in the KU program. That would be Bill Hougland, a star guard on KU’s 1952 NCAA title team and a two-time Olympic gold medalist. To this day, Hougland, now retired from Koch Industries and living in Lawrence, retains a knotty reminder of those glorious olden days.
BIRTHS
March 25, 2001
* Robyn Whitlock and Orlando Mendoza, Lawrence, a boy, Friday. * Dan and Sara Thimmesch, Lawrence, a boy, Friday.
S INFLUENCE STILL VIVID IN MEMORY
March 25, 2001
One of the best teachers I ever had died last month. His name was Moyle Q. Rice. He was almost 90. I don’t know when he retired, but I do know that in the mid-‘40s he was an inspiration in my life and that vast numbers of his former students would join me in praising him. He taught us at Utah State. He made us think, back in ‘42 and ‘43, that we could be great writers. I even thought that maybe I could write for Rice’s favorite magazine, the New Yorker, which once speedily rejected a piece I sent in.
VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENTS STRUGGLE WITH RETENTIONMORE
March 25, 2001
jludwig@ljworld.com Lecompton — In 1983, Lecompton Township resident Jeff Goodrich watched as his friends pulled a fire truck to the scene of a nearby fire. They hadn’t been able to get the truck started.
KU SOFTBALL TOPPLES TEXAS
March 25, 2001
rsinclair@ljworld.com Kansas University softball pitcher Kara Pierce probably was the only person in the entire state — or even the Midwest, for that matter — wearing a short-sleeve shirt on Saturday afternoon.
3-25 GARDEN BREAKOUT
March 25, 2001
Branching out For more than 20 years, Lawrence has been a designated Tree City U.S.A. by the National Arbor Day Foundation.
GHGHGHG ––— GHGHGHGHG
March 25, 2001
Just when spring seemed an implausible prospect, Pok-Chi Lau of Lawrence got wind of one of its sure harbingers on a chilly morning in early March. As Lau headed for a rendezvous with Clyde Holscher of Topeka, he caught the first whiffs near the western border of Douglas County. Then in quick order, Lau saw and smelled the carcasses of three more dead skunks.
On the record
March 25, 2001
District struggles with 2 school shootings
March 25, 2001
Three weeks ago, after a deadly shooting spree at Santana High School, officials at the regional school district took steps to prevent such an attack from ever happening again.
World briefs
March 25, 2001
Council debates plan for Mideast observers 14 killed when bus plunges off highway Tourist plane crash kills 20 people
O.J.’s lawyer joins defense in wrestling murder case
March 25, 2001
The “miracle team” forming around Lionel Tate has to decide whether to ask for clemency or seek to overturn his first-degree murder conviction, attorney Johnnie Cochran said Saturday.
Macedonia civil war becomes airborne
March 25, 2001
Army helicopters swooped over a mountain within sight of this city and fired several rockets at suspected guerrilla hideouts Saturday in the first air assault of Macedonia’s month-old ethnic conflict.
Car bombs kill 21 near Chechnya
March 25, 2001
Three bomb-stuffed cars exploded almost simultaneously Saturday, killing at least 21 people and injuring more than 150 in the worst act of terror to hit Russia outside warring Chechnya in months.
Battlefield Earth’ walks off with basket of ‘Razzies’
March 25, 2001
Hollywood got its annual Oscar Eve poke in the eye with John Travolta’s “Battlefield Earth” taking the bulk of the 21st annual Golden Raspberry Foundation dis-honors.
Chaney cajoles Temple to cusp of Final Four
March 25, 2001
He sniped. He smirked. He cajoled. He antagonized. John Chaney was perfectly cast Saturday in the role of grumpy grandfather-figure reveling in stories about the good ol’ days and serving notice to his Temple players they’ll never be good enough to beat a big, bad team like Michigan State today.
Neighbors say church bell provides rude awakening
Ringing that begins at 6 a.m. every day taking toll on residents near Corpus Christi
March 25, 2001
By Joy Ludwig For many people, the ringing of the historical bell in the new tower at Corpus Christi Catholic Church is a pleasant sound. But neighbors like Rich Davis, whose three children are wakened by the bell daily at 6 a.m., wonder if it’s a tradition that could be adjusted.
NCAA midwest
March 25, 2001
Arizona began the season with so much depth and talent that players hinted that the national title wasn’t a high enough goal. Center Loren Woods said the Wildcats might go down as the greatest team ever.
Kelly tops Players field
Woods, Singh two strokes behind leader
March 25, 2001
Tiger Woods aimed the putt at the right edge of the cup and watched the ball roll 60 feet down the hill, sweeping 6 feet to the left and then 6 feet to the right. The roar was deafening when it dropped in for birdie.
Terps topple Stanford in West final
March 25, 2001
There are no All-Americans on this Maryland team. It doesn’t need any. Six weeks after their season seemed to be coming apart, the Terrapins used their speed and depth to knock off top-seeded Stanford 87-73 Saturday and reach the Final Four for the first time.
Horoscopes
March 25, 2001
Kings’ Divac loses Olympic election
March 25, 2001
Vlade Divac failed in his bid to become president of the Yugoslav Olympic Committee. The Sacramento Kings center, who didn’t play for his country at the Sydney Olympics, finished second in Saturday’s vote for a position Divac said he sought “in the interest of Yugoslav sport.”
Hougland can relate to thigh bruise
March 25, 2001
By Bill Mayer Kirk Hinrich suffered a deep thigh bruise in the recent Syracuse game and the Kansas basketball family worried about his status for that stumbling third and final effort in the NCAA tournament.
Shopping on Tulsa time
Antiques-seekers find a lot to look at
March 25, 2001
By Bill Snead Towns that have inspired songwriters are a lot more fun to aim your car at than the tuneless kind. On our drive to Tulsa, Okla., I kept thinking of Ian & Sylvia’s “24 Hours From Tulsa.”
COLUMN
March 25, 2001
Kansas Arbor Day is March 30 — the last Friday of the month. In keeping with the spirit and the tradition of the holiday, many families, schools, churches and civic organizations will plant trees on or near this day. Planting a tree is not only a gesture of good will toward Mother Earth, it is also a generous gift for future generations. So if you are planting a tree this spring, here are some tips that just might mean the difference between success and failure.
TREE-MENDOUS
March 25, 2001
Arbor Day plantings bear fruit over time
SUN FARM EXHIBIT CUT
March 25, 2001
“AMERICAN FARM SCENES #3,” a ca. 1853 hand-colored lithograph by Frances Palmer. “THRESHING RUN #7,” a 1984 color linocut by David Bernard.
Wedgwood bough pots do double duty
March 25, 2001
For centuries, flowers have been used to decorate homes. Bulbs were grown in special pots to bloom inside the house. In the 18th century, Josiah Wedgwood, the famous potter, designed several types of specialized flower containers. Often, the same vase or container was used with different tops to hold bulbs, flowers or branches.
Emerging Japanese artists make debut
Contemporary works win space in New York galleries
March 25, 2001
Playful stuffed monsters mounted on tricycles, small tins with piles of fingernails, colorful embroidered maps and utopian cityscapes are among the works by young Japanese artists making their U.S. debut.
Briefly
March 25, 2001
Lecompton to honor Korean War veterans Food, homestead refunds will be topic of meeting Rural medical program recognized by governor
Spring Training Roundup: All-Stars might miss season openers
Garciaparra, Jeter, Brown among those standouts doubtful for big day
March 25, 2001
Nomar Garciaparra is doubtful for opening day. Derek Jeter and Kevin Brown might miss out, too. Garciaparra’s injured right wrist is still causing him trouble, and Boston’s All-Star shortstop will fly to Virginia on Monday to see a hand specialist.
Right face: Bush assembles conservative team
March 25, 2001
President Bush is quietly building the most conservative administration in modern times, surpassing even Ronald Reagan in the ideological commitment of his appointments, White House officials and prominent conservatives say.
Quake jolts Japan
At least two dead after magnitude-6.4 temblor hits island
March 25, 2001
A powerful earthquake convulsed southwestern Japan on Saturday, buckling roads, snapping power lines, damaging houses and killing two people with falling debris. The magnitude-6.4 temblor caused damage in five Japanese states and was felt as far away as South Korea, more than 150 miles northwest of the epicenter.
Loss aside, Jayhawks get hero’s welcome
March 25, 2001
By Mike Belt It wasn’t the party everyone had hoped for a week earlier, but members of the Kansas University’s men’s basketball team still received a hero’s welcome Saturday night when they returned to Allen Fieldhouse from San Antonio.
Bears take second straight from KU baseball team - Baylor 12, Kansas 0
March 25, 2001
By Levi Chronister It was more of the same for Kansas University’s baseball team. After falling to Baylor 11-2 on Friday, the Jayhawks suffered a 12-0 loss Saturday at Hoglund Ballpark. The game ended after eight innings because of the mercy rule.
KU not satisfied
Jayhawks yearn for longer run in NCAA Tournament
March 25, 2001
By Gary Bedore By all accounts, Kirk Hinrich’s sophomore season was better much better than his freshman campaign. The 6-foot-3 Sioux City, Iowa, native basically doubled his point production (5.5 ppg to 11.5) and assist average (3.6 to 6.9), while suffering more turnovers 111 bobbles to 87 than a year ago.
3-25 KOVELS CUTLINE
March 25, 2001
Cowles Syndicate Inc. photo ARRANGEMENTS OF FLOWERING BRANCHES have been popular for centuries. This early 19th-century Wedgwood Rosso Antico bough pot auctioned for almost $1,000 at Skinner Galleries in Boston.
SUN MARK SCOTT BREAKOUT
March 25, 2001
On the Net “Bravo, Amerikanski!” by Kansas University alumnus Mark Scott is available at these Web sites:
SUN MARK SCOTT
March 25, 2001
jbiles@ljworld.com Kansas University alumnus Mark Scott is banking on the nation’s renewed interest in World War II to spark interest in his new book.
KU WELCOMED HOME
March 25, 2001
mbelt@ljworld.com It wasn’t the party everyone had hoped for a week earlier, but members of the Kansas University’s men’s basketball team still received a hero’s welcome Saturday night when they returned to Allen Fieldhouse from San Antonio, Tex.
Lawrence briefs
March 25, 2001
Community college to offer nurse’s aide course KU students tackle design challenge Event marks anniversary of archbishop’s death Kansas Health group backs county initiative
Bookstore
March 25, 2001
Commissioner’s turnabout throws Oz into doubt
March 25, 2001
A Johnson County commissioner whose “no” vote stalled the Wonderful World of Oz theme park project for a second time said state lawmakers need not extend the deadline for legislative approval of the project.
Cotton services
March 25, 2001
Temptation’ puts a twist on Faust tale
March 25, 2001
By Jan Biles In “Temptation,” playwright Vaclav Havel puts a spin on Johann Goethe’s and Christopher Marlowe’s Faustus tales. He sets his dark comedy in the Czech Republic, where he serves as president.
City defends codes enforcement
March 25, 2001
By Joel Mathis Lawrence officials are hearing calls for stronger enforcement of the city’s noise and housing laws, but they say the complaints miss the mark. Complaints about lax enforcement of local ordinances mushroomed over the winter as city commissioners considered limits on the number of unrelated people living together in single-family homes.
Xavier shocks Tennessee
Musketeers take 80-65 triumph in Mideast Regional semifinals
March 25, 2001
There will be no Final Four trip for Tennessee this year, not even a regional final. Xavier brought the Vols’ season to a stunning end Saturday, sending them to their earliest exit in the NCAA Tournament in seven years.
Duke in familiar spot: Final Four
Blue Devils drop Southern Cal, 79-69, make date with ACC foe Maryland
March 25, 2001
Duke’s been down this road before. Jason Williams scored 28 points and Shane Battier added 20 points and 10 rebounds as Duke beat Southern California 79-69 Saturday night to advance to its 13th Final Four and ninth under coach Mike Krzyzewski.
KU Notebook: Jayhawks puzzled by free-throw woes
Seniors Chenowith, Gregory to attend NBA’s pre-draft camp in Phoenix
March 25, 2001
By Gary Bedore As good a basketball team as Illinois is … As deep a basketball team as Illinois is … As big and strong a basketball team as Illinois is … No. 4-seeded Kansas, just might have defeated the No. 1-seeded Illini on Friday night had the Jayhawks taken care of business at the free-throw line.
Divorced parents should consider child’s interests before relocating
March 25, 2001
SOUNDOFF LAWRENCE 150TH
March 25, 2001
How would I get in touch with the committee that’s planning the celebration for Lawrence’s 150th birthday? You can call the chairman of the Lawrence Sesquicentennial Commission, Clenece Hills, at 842-6313. You can also e-mail her at fairplay@sunflower.com.
National briefs
March 25, 2001
Inmate dies at hostage site Flat Earth president dies Apple product recalled Power costs may skyrocket
KU-ILLINOIS FOLO NOTEBOOK
March 25, 2001
gbedore@ljworld.com San Antonio — As good a basketball team as Illinois is … As deep a basketball team as Illinois is …
JAYHAWKS ROOST IN N.Y.C ––— MANHATTAN SPORTS BAR IS KU TOURNEY SPOT
March 25, 2001
hamilton@sunflower.com New York — It’s Friday night in the Big Apple. The city that never sleeps. Home of world-class restaurants, theater, jazz — endless opportunities for wild and crazy nightlife.
Kansas briefs
March 25, 2001
Pioneer black filmmaker honored by arts council Fatal fire at condo started by cigarette Bank founded in 1907 undergoes first robbery Construction crews rupture gas line Officials say F-16 crash caused by engine failure
Lawrence school board candidates Q & A
March 25, 2001
Lawrence City Commission candidates Q & A
March 25, 2001
Jayhawks roost in Big Apple
Manhattan sports bar is KU tourney headquarters
March 25, 2001
By Cathy Hamilton It’s Friday night in the Big Apple. The city that never sleeps. Home of world-class restaurants, theater, jazz endless opportunities for wild and crazy nightlife.
Business Briefs
March 25, 2001
MOTLEY FOOL
March 25, 2001
ASK THE FOOL Tech Stocks
SUNDAY FRONT BRIEFCASE
March 25, 2001
MEAL BLUNDERS Authors dish out tips
SUN STRENING BOX
March 25, 2001
Striking a chord Pianist Michael Strening Jr. will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art on the Kansas University campus.
Bay of Pigs foes walk battlefield
March 25, 2001
Alfredo Duran stared out at the deep blue water off the voluptuous Cuban coastline Saturday and recalled the painful losses his exile invasion force suffered on this Cold War battlefield.
Lawrence briefs
March 25, 2001
KU professor receives engineering award Seven LMH employees receive Vision Award Humane Society celebrates 50 years KU sets final exams Habitat for Humanity to give out applications Lecture to cover health-care system Senator accepting academy applications
James Strode
March 25, 2001
Roots
March 25, 2001
Spring-flowering bulbs defy gardener ‘logic’ Poppy planters breaking the law Backing a new variety
The Motley Fool
March 25, 2001
Our Mission: To Inform, to Amuse, and to Help You Make Money
NBA Roundup: Cavs overcome Nuggets
Malone sets free throw mark in Utah victory
March 25, 2001
With all the injuries the Cleveland Cavaliers have endured this season, Wesley Person was not about to be stopped by a gash over his eye. Person received four stitches and was one of seven Cavaliers to score in double figures in a 117-105 win over Denver on Saturday night.
Volunteers face the fire to keep townships safe
March 25, 2001
By Joy Ludwig In 1983, Lecompton Township resident Jeff Goodrich watched as his friends pulled a fire truck to the scene of a nearby fire. They hadn’t been able to get the truck started. At the time, Goodrich was running the truck fleet at All Star Dairy in Lawrence and decided to make use of his mechanical abilities to help out.
NCAA Women’s Roundup: SW Missouri decks Duke
Louisiana Tech trips Missouri; Vanderbilt eliminates Iowa State
March 25, 2001
Oh Jackie! Jackie Stiles, the Pistol Pete Maravich of women’s college basketball, scored 41 points, 25 in the second half, as Southwest Missouri State stunned top-seeded Duke 81-71 in the West Regional semifinals Saturday night.
Jayhawks stifle Texas in 2-1 victory
KU hurler Pierce tosses four-hitter in Big 12 win over Longhorns
March 25, 2001
By Robert Sinclair Kansas University softball pitcher Kara Pierce probably was the only person in the entire state or even the Midwest, for that matter wearing a short-sleeve shirt on Saturday afternoon.
Old home town 100 years ago today
March 25, 2001
A look at the Oscars and some old guys
March 25, 2001
By Tony Kornheiser Creators Syndicate I hate the Oscar column. You hate the Oscar column. Everybody hates the Oscar column. But it’s tradition. Last year I didn’t write it, and I got hundreds of letters protesting its absence.
SUN TEMPTATION BOX
March 25, 2001
A twist on Faust What: “Temptation,” by Vaclav Havel.
FOUR HOURS FROM TULSA
March 25, 2001
bsnead@ljworld.com MORE: www.gamarket.com/main.htm
3-25 ROOTS BRIEFS
March 25, 2001
AP Photo TEXAS BLUEBONNETS have begun to blossom along roadsides and are attracting bees in search of nectar, as seen last week in Temple, Tex. Texans say the bluebonnet is to Texas what the shamrock is to Ireland, the cherry blossom to Japan, the lily to France, the rose to England and the tulip to Holland.
SUN FARM EXHIBIT BOX
March 25, 2001
Rural images What: “Remembering the Family Farm: 150 Years of American Prints.”
HOUSING, NOISE COMPLAINTS CITY DEFENDS ENFORCEMENT OF CODES
March 25, 2001
jmathis@ljworld.com Lawrence officials are hearing calls for stronger enforcement of the city’s noise and housing laws, but they say the complaints miss the mark.
Trends
March 25, 2001
The scent of comfort Shedding some light on candles Toys are the new meal ticket
Mother-in-law, camcorder not welcome during birth
March 25, 2001