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Bush use of ‘Palestine’ deliberate, Powell says, marking new policy
November 11, 2001
(Web Posted Sunday at 2:16 p.m.) “Palestine” entered the U.S. government lexicon with President Bush’s speech to the United Nations. Secretary of State Colin Powell said Sunday that it reflected the administration’s vision of two states, Israel and Palestine, side by side.
Rumsfeld says U.S. has bombed suspected weapons of mass destruction sites in Afghanistan
November 11, 2001
(Updated Sunday at 2:18 p.m.) Osama bin Laden likely has some chemical or biological weapons, and U.S. forces have bombed some sites in Afghanistan that could have been involved in producing them, Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said Sunday.
Afghan opposition says another major northern city has fallen
Taliban disputes claim
November 11, 2001
(Updated Sunday at 11:22 a.m.) Two days after a major victory in a key northern city, opposition forces claimed Sunday they captured their former headquarters of Taloqan. A Taliban official denied the northeastern city had been overrun.
Arts notes
November 11, 2001
DCAP raffle to award handcrafted chair to winner Mystery writer to make stop at The Raven Annual Pilgrim’s Progression to kick up its heels Cellist to perform works of Chopin, Debussy
s meaning runs deep this year
November 11, 2001
By Joy Ludwig Therman Wolfe is itching for the fight. The Perry resident and retired Army master sergeant said he and many other veterans would be more than willing to suit up again for the war against terrorism, if only they could.
How they scored
November 11, 2001
Briefly
November 11, 2001
Washington: Report: Red Cross destroyed thousands of pints of blood VATICAN CITY: Pope receives firefighters in audience at St. Peters NEW YORK: Charges to be dropped against firefighter protesters
books teach children a lesson in tolerance
November 11, 2001
Flip through several children’s books and you’ll find pages full of color and not just the magic-marker type. More and more children’s books appear to be incorporating different ethnic races into their stories.
Top lure tough call, but Shad Rap wins
November 11, 2001
By Ned Kehde When Time magazine started selecting the man of the year in 1927, its editors created a classic. For some unknown reason, annual awards strike the fancy of lots of folks even in the world of fishing. For nearly a decade, local fishermen and readers of this column have asked that such awards be bestowed upon lakes, fish and lures.
Practice regular maintenance checks to ensure the heat comes on
November 11, 2001
By Carol Boncella Some homeowners are just as stubborn about turning on their furnaces in winter as they are about turning on their air conditioners in summer. But blankets and quilts only go so far. Frosty nights and chilly days tell us that the time has arrived to turn on the furnace.
Bobbie Clark: hospice volunteer
November 11, 2001
By Bill Snead It was only a couple of generations ago that our grandfathers or great-grandmothers spoke about death and dying as easily as we talk about the weather. Serious topics but socially acceptable.
deliberate, Powell says, marking new policy
November 11, 2001
(Web Posted Sunday at 2:16 p.m.) “Palestine” entered the U.S. government lexicon with President Bush’s speech to the United Nations. Secretary of State Colin Powell said Sunday that it reflected the administration’s vision of two states, Israel and Palestine, side by side.
NHL Roundup: Lemieux back in action
Pittsburgh tumbles to Tampa Bay in overtime
November 11, 2001
The Tampa Bay Lightning spoiled Mario Lemieux’s return. Vaclav Prospal scored with 30.2 seconds left in overtime to lead the Lightning to a 3-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night.
Norman to join golf greats today
In all, powerful athlete has won 75 tournaments, including two majors
November 11, 2001
Ben Hogan pursued perfection. Sam Snead had that sweet swing. Jack Nicklaus set the standard for greatness with his 18 major championships. Arnold Palmer and his swashbuckling style brought golf to the masses.
Briefcase
November 11, 2001
Communication: Research can help trim bills for long-distance calls Survey: Attacks don’t hamper small-business hiring plans Motley Fool: Name that company
Kansas puts on putrid display in first post-Allen game
November 11, 2001
By Chuck Woodling Terry Allen, wherever you are, count your blessings. Kansas University athletics director Al Bohl did you a favor last Sunday. Sure, it was a total bummer being fired as the Jayhawks’ head football coach, but at least it prevented you from having to witness the worst three hours of KU football since the pitiful late 1980s tenure of Bob Valesente.
NBA Briefs
November 11, 2001
Camby won’t rush return to Knicks Bulls’ forward Oakley might appeal penalty Lakers cut Penberthy Pistons activate Jones Heat call up Gatling
Notebook
November 11, 2001
Terrorist threat of nuclear attack real, experts say
November 11, 2001
The guards who oversee the vast, remaining nuclear stockpile of the former Soviet Union have gone months at a time without pay. Highly enriched uranium usable for a nuclear bomb has disappeared. Among the buyers-in-waiting: Osama bin Laden.
World Briefs
November 11, 2001
Qatar: WTO votes to grant membership to China Algeria: Torrential rains cause hundreds of deaths Iran: Tehran youths quiet in soccer aftermath Australia: Prime minister wins bid for re-election
Longtime favorite musical challenges young cast
November 11, 2001
By Jan Biles Lawrence Community Theatre, in its 25-year history, has never staged “The Sound of Music.” But come Thursday night, the theater will no longer be able to lay stake to that claim.
Honored holiday
November 11, 2001
The principles we honor on Veterans Day have become more real to Americans this year. During the last generation or two, the meaning and importance of Veterans Day has faded. Veterans organizations commemorated the holiday, and families may have used the occasion to honor a relative who died in war
Bookstore
November 11, 2001
Motorists: Beware of deer
November 11, 2001
Wildlife and Parks officials advise all motorists to be aware of the autumn traffic hazard of deer activity on Kansas roadways. During this time of year particularly mid- to late November many deer-vehicle accidents are triggered by the deer breeding season, called “rut,” which peaks in mid-November and may continue into January.
Patient and family needs at core of hospice care
November 11, 2001
When a hospice nurse walks into the home of a person facing life’s most intimate passage, one of the more crucial questions she or he will ask is: What are your hopes and fears?
Taliban disputes claim
November 11, 2001
(Updated Sunday at 11:22 a.m.) Two days after a major victory in a key northern city, opposition forces claimed Sunday they captured their former headquarters of Taloqan. A Taliban official denied the northeastern city had been overrun.
USS Enterprise back stateside after combat duty
November 11, 2001
Kinte Horton stepped off the USS Enterprise Saturday after nearly seven months at sea, and greeted his 6-month-old son for the first time. Zechariah was born two weeks after Horton and his 5,000 shipmates left in April aboard what became the first U.S. aircraft carrier to report for combat duty in the war on terrorism.
On summit’s eve, Putin warms to United States
November 11, 2001
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Saturday that he was “very optimistic” that a compromise could be found with the United States on missile defense and that he was bringing new proposals to his meetings with President Bush this week.
Saudi Arabia, U.S. walking a fine line
November 11, 2001
By Jim Hoagland Washington Post Writers Group Saudi Arabia and the United States have danced a minuet of strategic yin and yang for half a century as each has simultaneously protected and threatened the other’s vital interests. Now both the desert kingdom and the world’s only superpower realize they have danced onto the edge of a precipice that could crumble beneath them.
No probation
November 11, 2001
Telecommuting ideal for some
November 11, 2001
By Mindie Paget Ever wish you could wear your pajamas to work? Kendall Simmons did for almost four months because she was stuck in a hospital bed after having both knees replaced. For Simmons, a Lawrence resident in the information technology field, working away from work was a temporary solution.
A shoulder to lean on
Hospice offers emotional support during final days
November 11, 2001
By Bill Snead The minute she peeks around her apartment door you just know Nona Clark is going to be a handful. She looks like an upbeat Grandma Moses. A big smile flashes underneath a pair of 1950s oyster-shell, cat-eye frames and there’s barely a blade of hair out of place.
Notebook
November 11, 2001
Zach Dyer started at quarterback in place of Mario Kinsey, KU’s starter the last four games. Kinsey made his first appearance a couple of minutes before halftime with KU trailing, 30-0, and began the second half. Dyer returned to duty early in the fourth quarter and immediately threw an interception. Quincy Roe opened at cornerback in place of Carl Ivey who was suspended for unspecified reasons early in the week by interim head coach Tom Hayes. Ivey had started the first eight games.
How they scored
November 11, 2001
FIRST QUARTER
People
November 11, 2001
For Taylor, attacks a reminder of lifestyle worth defending Giving his regards to Broadway On radio microphone, Donaldson is mayor of town hall meeting Folk singer wants president to cease his fearless roar
Asking questions can result in better care
November 11, 2001
Most Americans don’t know what hospice is, according to research conducted by the National Hospice Foundation.
UT hands KU, Hayes lopsided loss
November 11, 2001
By Robert Sinclair Saturday’s college football game between Kansas University and No. 5 Texas might as well have been halted after the Longhorns’ second series. UT had more yards (69) and more points (seven) during its initial scoring drive than KU managed all day in a 59-0 Senior Day drubbing of the Jayhawks at Texas Memorial Stadium.
Tigers tough on glass, but turnovers help send Jayhawks to 72-56 victory
November 11, 2001
By Doug Pacey The way Fort Hays State played, you wouldn’t have known Saturday’s game against Kansas was an exhibition or that the Tigers are an NCAA Div. I-AA team. The Jayhawks beat Fort Hays, 72-56, Saturday afternoon at Allen Fieldhouse, but Kansas’ 16-point margin of victory doesn’t tell the game’s story.
Arts notes
November 11, 2001
Weiner directing play at Washburn OMA show centers on lives of cowboys Truman’s cars drive new exhibit Eudora facility to have craft show
Jayhawks collapse - Texas 59, Kansas 0
UT hands KU, Hayes lopsided loss
November 11, 2001
By Robert Sinclair Saturday’s college football game between Kansas University and No. 5 Texas might as well have been halted after the Longhorns’ second series. UT had more yards (69) and more points (seven) during its initial scoring drive than KU managed all day in a 59-0 Senior Day drubbing of the Jayhawks at Texas Memorial Stadium.
Huskers forced to rally for win over ‘Cats - Nebraska 31, Kansas State 21
November 11, 2001
After 10 1/2 games, Nebraska still had something to learn Saturday against Kansas State. The second-ranked Cornhuskers trailed at halftime for the first time this season and weren’t quite sure how to handle it. They figured something out.
Ottawa parade a proud celebration
Patriotic-themed floats, military vehicles inspire reverence for nation’s veterans
November 11, 2001
By Joy Ludwig Young children, barely old enough to walk, and World War I and II veterans stood by each other and waved American flags here Saturday morning. Area residents gathered along Main Street to watch the patriotic-themed floats and vehicles pass by during the annual Veterans Day Parade.
Travelers drawn to peace, quiet
November 11, 2001
By Scott Rothschild Sue Poston was helping shepherd some 50 fourth-graders through the Capitol. The group from The Independent School in Wichita made the trip last week only after much discussion with parents and teachers about whether to travel after Sept. 11. “We met nearly every day to make sure there were no reasons not to come. We had a lot of concerns,” Poston said.
Agreement may prevent disclosure of issues discussed in counseling
November 11, 2001
Night’ transforms Mexican hideaway
Tourists flock to now-popular coastal resort and its stunning venues
November 11, 2001
A quaint documentary plays periodically on the classic-movie channels, celebrating John Huston’s direction of “The Night of the Iguana” at the edge of the Mexican jungle and the historic Bay of Banderas.
Puerta Vallarta region offers relaxation
November 11, 2001
As a destination, Puerto Vallarta is no longer a dot on a map but a region that includes the 50-mile coastline of the Bay of Banderas, with the city of Puerto Vallarta in the middle.
Sophomore Teddleton, freshman Floodman fill in for injured Dwyer, Rogers
November 11, 2001
By Robert Sinclair It’s a good thing Kansas University interim head football coach Tom Hayes added four captains for Saturday’s game at Texas. Playing without two senior co-captains, injured defensive tackle Nate Dwyer and middle linebacker Marcus Rogers, the Jayhawks were battered and bruised by the No. 5-ranked Longhorns in a 59-0 thumping at Texas Memorial Stadium.
Author Paula Fox makes comeback, writes memoir
November 11, 2001
It was a perfect night for a stroll a balmy evening, filled with the excitement of the Jerusalem streets. Paula Fox, author of numerous children’s books and adult novels, was walking home from dinner with her husband and an Israeli friend that night five years ago.
lived Wolfe character
November 11, 2001
Ken Kesey, the celebrated novelist and leader of the “Merry Pranksters” whose acid-laced adventures and epic bus trips helped inspire a generation of free spirits in the 1960s, died early Saturday in Eugene, Ore., after surgery for liver cancer.
Backup marks final home game with toss to fans
November 11, 2001
Major Applewhite passed his way into the Texas record book a long time ago. But after a season on the bench, he needed some way to end his career with a little glory. Texas’ career passing leader gave the Longhorns’ fans a moment they’ll remember in his last home game, an otherwise forgettable 59-0 rout of Kansas on Saturday.
Cabinet paint offers quick kitchen change
November 11, 2001
Shari and I are often asked whether cabinets can be painted and as fast as we can say it together, we say yes. It’s easier than you may think, and if you have dark-stained cabinets here is the quickest way to brighten them up.
50s furniture enjoys revival
November 11, 2001
Furniture from the 1950s is back in style with collectors. The now-popular designs were shocking when they were introduced. The prevailing style of the ‘40s was very traditional. Newlyweds bought reproductions of 18th-century English or American furniture, or perhaps a style called “French Provincial.”
Asking questions can result in better care
November 11, 2001
Most Americans don’t know what hospice is, according to research conducted by the National Hospice Foundation.
s quirky vessels take a new turn
November 11, 2001
By Jan Biles Former Lawrence resident Marko Fields has seen a change in his handbuilt vessels over the past few years. The surfaces of some of his quirky teapots and basket-looking sculptures seem drier perhaps reflecting the landscape around Liberal, where he now teaches art classes at Seward County Community College.
Rare breed of volunteers comforts the dying
November 11, 2001
Death was near when June Koudelka went to the ailing patient’s bedside at the hospice care center in Copley Township (Ohio). Gingerly, she lifted the woman’s fingers from the bed sheets and began caressing her hand.
Briefly
November 11, 2001
Washington: Report: Red Cross destroyed thousands of pints of blood VATICAN CITY: Pope receives firefighters in audience at St. Peters NEW YORK: Charges to be dropped against firefighter protesters
People
November 11, 2001
For Taylor, attacks a reminder of lifestyle worth defending Giving his regards to Broadway On radio microphone, Donaldson is mayor of town hall meeting Folk singer wants president to cease his fearless roar
Arts notes
November 11, 2001
DCAP raffle to award handcrafted chair to winner Mystery writer to make stop at The Raven Annual Pilgrim’s Progression to kick up its heels Cellist to perform works of Chopin, Debussy
Tourists flock to now-popular coastal resort and its stunning venues
November 11, 2001
A quaint documentary plays periodically on the classic-movie channels, celebrating John Huston’s direction of “The Night of the Iguana” at the edge of the Mexican jungle and the historic Bay of Banderas.
Puerta Vallarta region offers relaxation
November 11, 2001
As a destination, Puerto Vallarta is no longer a dot on a map but a region that includes the 50-mile coastline of the Bay of Banderas, with the city of Puerto Vallarta in the middle.
November 11, 2001
“Power Surge,” a romantic and lyrical dance created by “punk ballerina” Karole Armitage provides a compelling finale for the University Dance Company fall concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday at the Lied Center.
s latest
November 11, 2001
For some, the benefits of adopting a child are great, but so are the mysteries and unsettled feeling that can haunt adoptive parents and their children throughout their lives.
Decisive battles put Taliban on run
November 11, 2001
After abandoning a key northern city, Taliban forces retreated south Saturday toward the capital, Kabul, where the opposition threatened to launch a major attack within days.
Terrorist threat of nuclear attack real, experts say
November 11, 2001
The guards who oversee the vast, remaining nuclear stockpile of the former Soviet Union have gone months at a time without pay. Highly enriched uranium usable for a nuclear bomb has disappeared. Among the buyers-in-waiting: Osama bin Laden.
Top lure tough call, but Shad Rap wins
November 11, 2001
By Ned Kehde When Time magazine started selecting the man of the year in 1927, its editors created a classic. For some unknown reason, annual awards strike the fancy of lots of folks even in the world of fishing. For nearly a decade, local fishermen and readers of this column have asked that such awards be bestowed upon lakes, fish and lures.
Elevated tree stands ranked as biggest danger to hunters
November 11, 2001
It was the time and the place that keeps Gary Church going through the work week. He was in rural Butler County at dawn, sitting 15 feet up in a favored bowhunting stand. Church was just beginning to stand for a better view when a deer hunter’s worst nightmare began.
Top 25 roundup: Hurricanes outlast BC
November 11, 2001
Miami is still in the running for the national title. The Hurricanes parlayed a pass ricochet off Mike Rumph’s knee in the final seconds into an 80-yard interception return for a touchdown and an 18-7 victory over Boston College on Saturday.
Bush pledges aid to Pakistan
November 11, 2001
In their first meeting, President Bush promised Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf a massive new aid package of about $900 million Saturday to help bolster his nation’s military regime as it faces growing public dissent and economic hardships due to the U.S.-led war in neighboring Afghanistan.
Pakistan orders emergency redeployment of nuclear arms
November 11, 2001
Pakistan President Gen. Pervez Musharraf ordered an emergency redeployment of the country’s nuclear arsenal to at least six new secret locations and has reorganized military oversight of the nuclear forces in the weeks since Pakistan joined the U.S. campaign against terrorism, according to senior officials here.
Family marks grave of veteran ancestor
November 11, 2001
By Joy Ludwig Danny Snellgroves always wondered what had happened to his great-great-grandfather Samuel, a veteran of both the Mexican War and the Civil War. When he started helping his oldest daughter, Shasten, 13, with a genealogy report for school about three years ago, he didn’t imagine he would trace his family roots to Oskaloosa.
Wuhu meets LuLu in Prager’s latest
November 11, 2001
For some, the benefits of adopting a child are great, but so are the mysteries and unsettled feeling that can haunt adoptive parents and their children throughout their lives.
NBA Roundup: Sixers gain first victory
Iverson scores 18 points in season debut
November 11, 2001
Allen Iverson played for the first time this season, and the Philadelphia 76ers finally won their first game. Iverson, the reigning NBA MVP, scored 18 points and had nine assists in his return from elbow surgery as the Sixers beat the Dallas Mavericks 98-91 on Saturday night.
Haskell women drop Dana, 56-49
November 11, 2001
Shawnavgn Joe hit a three-pointer with 2:15 left to give Haskell a five-point lead, and the went on to claim a 56-49 victory over Dana in women’s college basketball Saturday at Coffin Complex.
Ottawa takes league title
November 11, 2001
Ottawa University defeated Bethel College, 30-20, 29-31, 30-28, 27-30, 15-6 to claim the KCAC volleyball tournament crown here Saturday. Myra Pope led Ottawa with 21 kills. Shanna Uden had 65 assists and 29 digs.
German musical pays tribute to Princess Diana
November 11, 2001
A new musical that honors Princess Diana as a heroine on the scale of “Evita” or “Aida” opened this weekend in southern Germany.
Decisive battles put Taliban on run
November 11, 2001
After abandoning a key northern city, Taliban forces retreated south Saturday toward the capital, Kabul, where the opposition threatened to launch a major attack within days.
Musician’s newest CD rocks babies to sleep
November 11, 2001
By Joy Ludwig Instead of silly nursery rhymes, a Lawrence musician has created a new way to help children fall asleep. Earlier this year, Billy Ebeling noticed much of the music available for young children was “corny and sappy.”
Former Lawrence resident’s quirky vessels take a new turn
November 11, 2001
By Jan Biles Former Lawrence resident Marko Fields has seen a change in his handbuilt vessels over the past few years. The surfaces of some of his quirky teapots and basket-looking sculptures seem drier perhaps reflecting the landscape around Liberal, where he now teaches art classes at Seward County Community College.
Messiah’ makes its return
Lawrence orchestra, choirs warming up for concert
November 11, 2001
By Jan Biles When the winter holiday season rolls around, a massive oratorio written by George Frideric Handel in August 1741 always marches its way into the spotlight. “Messiah,” featuring solo voices, an orchestra and a chorus, traces the story of Jesus from the Old Testament prophecies through the Resurrection.
Author Paula Fox makes comeback, writes memoir
November 11, 2001
It was a perfect night for a stroll a balmy evening, filled with the excitement of the Jerusalem streets. Paula Fox, author of numerous children’s books and adult novels, was walking home from dinner with her husband and an Israeli friend that night five years ago.
KU dancers to introduce new work by ‘punk ballerina’
November 11, 2001
“Power Surge,” a romantic and lyrical dance created by “punk ballerina” Karole Armitage provides a compelling finale for the University Dance Company fall concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday at the Lied Center.
Young and old meet in jazz show for the ages
November 11, 2001
By Jan Biles A legendary jazz pianist and a young jazz singer whose potential for greatness is beginning to be recognized put on a whale of a swinging show Friday night at a crowded Lied Center.
New films offer comfort and joy, but Oscar pickings appear slim
November 11, 2001
The answer to your future “Jeopardy” question is: “What is ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’?” The question is: The most popular children’s movie of all time. Harry Potter. Harry Potter.
KU Opera presents ‘life’ works
November 11, 2001
By Jan Biles KU Opera is going to break in the new Black Box Theatre in Murphy Hall with two one-act operas about people who are looking for a better life. The double-bill “Mohagonny Songspiel” by Kurt Weill and “Trouble with Tahiti” by Leonard Bernstein is directed by William Farlow, director of opera at the University of Wisconsin at Madison.
Theater stages ‘Sound of Music’
Longtime favorite musical challenges young cast
November 11, 2001
By Jan Biles Lawrence Community Theatre, in its 25-year history, has never staged “The Sound of Music.” But come Thursday night, the theater will no longer be able to lay stake to that claim.
Color-full’ books teach children a lesson in tolerance
November 11, 2001
Flip through several children’s books and you’ll find pages full of color and not just the magic-marker type. More and more children’s books appear to be incorporating different ethnic races into their stories.
Cabinet paint offers quick kitchen change
November 11, 2001
Shari and I are often asked whether cabinets can be painted and as fast as we can say it together, we say yes. It’s easier than you may think, and if you have dark-stained cabinets here is the quickest way to brighten them up.
Arts notes
November 11, 2001
Weiner directing play at Washburn OMA show centers on lives of cowboys Truman’s cars drive new exhibit Eudora facility to have craft show
Young and old meet in jazz show for the ages
November 11, 2001
By Jan Biles A legendary jazz pianist and a young jazz singer whose potential for greatness is beginning to be recognized put on a whale of a swinging show Friday night at a crowded Lied Center.
Honored holiday
November 11, 2001
The principles we honor on Veterans Day have become more real to Americans this year. During the last generation or two, the meaning and importance of Veterans Day has faded. Veterans organizations commemorated the holiday, and families may have used the occasion to honor a relative who died in war
President outlines steps against terror
November 11, 2001
President Bush, in a warning to world leaders, said Saturday all nations are possible targets of terrorism and must join with the United States in a campaign to prevent more attacks. “Each of us must answer for what we have done or what we have left undone,” he said.
s illness, final days
November 11, 2001
By Marsha Goff, Special to the Journal-World It was purely an accident that I arrived at my friend Gertrude’s house on a sunny May morning just in time to watch her die.
s eve, Putin warms to United States
November 11, 2001
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Saturday that he was “very optimistic” that a compromise could be found with the United States on missile defense and that he was bringing new proposals to his meetings with President Bush this week.
works
November 11, 2001
By Jan Biles KU Opera is going to break in the new Black Box Theatre in Murphy Hall with two one-act operas about people who are looking for a better life. The double-bill “Mohagonny Songspiel” by Kurt Weill and “Trouble with Tahiti” by Leonard Bernstein is directed by William Farlow, director of opera at the University of Wisconsin at Madison.
Arts notes
November 11, 2001
Sweet smell of success A show of hands ‘Tokyo Pop’ lecture slated for today
USS Enterprise back stateside after combat duty
November 11, 2001
Kinte Horton stepped off the USS Enterprise Saturday after nearly seven months at sea, and greeted his 6-month-old son for the first time. Zechariah was born two weeks after Horton and his 5,000 shipmates left in April aboard what became the first U.S. aircraft carrier to report for combat duty in the war on terrorism.
Assistance/benefits often just a keystroke away
November 11, 2001
My husband and I have a little money invested beyond our Social Security, but with the economy going downhill, our returns are really shrinking. Unfortunately our expenses, especially medical bills, keep going up.
Hospice offers emotional support during final days
November 11, 2001
By Bill Snead The minute she peeks around her apartment door you just know Nona Clark is going to be a handful. She looks like an upbeat Grandma Moses. A big smile flashes underneath a pair of 1950s oyster-shell, cat-eye frames and there’s barely a blade of hair out of place.
s offerings for those looking to settle
November 11, 2001
When Ted and Toby Sanders started talking about where to retire, they considered the Caribbean. They both enjoy being near the ocean and had spent vacations on the islands before.
s voices on another CD
November 11, 2001
By Jan Biles The Lawrence Children’s Choir is celebrating its 10th anniversary by releasing a new CD and embarking on an international tour next spring. The CD, “In Concert: the Lawrence Children’s Choir Celebrating 10 Years of Song,” was recorded and mastered by Colin Sean Mahoney at Z’gwon,th studio in downtown Lawrence.
Hospice offers emotional support during final days
November 11, 2001
By Bill Snead The minute she peeks around her apartment door you just know Nona Clark is going to be a handful. She looks like an upbeat Grandma Moses. A big smile flashes underneath a pair of 1950s oyster-shell, cat-eye frames and there’s barely a blade of hair out of place.
s newest CD rocks babies to sleep
November 11, 2001
By Joy Ludwig Instead of silly nursery rhymes, a Lawrence musician has created a new way to help children fall asleep. Earlier this year, Billy Ebeling noticed much of the music available for young children was “corny and sappy.”
KU runners 8th, 9th at Midwest Regional
November 11, 2001
Kansas Univerisity’s women’s cross country team placed eighth and KU’s men finished ninth Saturday in the NCAA Midwest Regional. The Jayhawks failed to secure a berth in the NCAA championships. The top two teams qualify for nationals.
Pet stamps promote health issue
November 11, 2001
Pet pictures make appealing illustrations for stamps. Dogs and cats have appeared on many U.S. stamps as well as stamps of other countries much to the delight of collectors and pet owners and pet lovers everywhere.
Kansas puts on putrid display in first post-Allen game
November 11, 2001
By Chuck Woodling Terry Allen, wherever you are, count your blessings. Kansas University athletics director Al Bohl did you a favor last Sunday. Sure, it was a total bummer being fired as the Jayhawks’ head football coach, but at least it prevented you from having to witness the worst three hours of KU football since the pitiful late 1980s tenure of Bob Valesente.
Rugged Nebraska prevails in three
November 11, 2001
By Levi Chronister Kansas University’s volleyball team game within one point of joining some elite company Saturday night. The Jayhawks were one point short of joining four teams to have won a game against No. 2-ranked Nebraska this season in a 30-18, 31-29, 30-19 loss at a standing-room-only Horejsi Center.
German musical pays tribute to Princess Diana
November 11, 2001
A new musical that honors Princess Diana as a heroine on the scale of “Evita” or “Aida” opened this weekend in southern Germany.
7th annual dance weekend to be hosted by Lawrence Barn Dance Assn.
November 11, 2001
By Michael Newman The Lawrence Barn Dance Assn. will host Pilgrim’s Progression 2001 the weekend of Nov. 16-18. The seventh annual dance weekend will be held this year at Woodlawn School at 508 Elm St., just north of the river in Lawrence.
Elevated tree stands ranked as biggest danger to hunters
November 11, 2001
It was the time and the place that keeps Gary Church going through the work week. He was in rural Butler County at dawn, sitting 15 feet up in a favored bowhunting stand. Church was just beginning to stand for a better view when a deer hunter’s worst nightmare began.
Is Crave Bait better than Power Bait?
November 11, 2001
A new trout bait has hit the local fishing scene and is about to go head to head with Power Bait in what figures to become the next great angling de-bait. Power Bait vs. Crave Bait. The king of dough baits vs. the new kid on the block.
s choice is of utmost importance to hospice workers
November 11, 2001
By Bill Snead Hospice Care in Douglas County provides services to people who have been diagnosed with a life-limiting or terminal illness. Its services are available after a physician certifies that a patient has six or fewer months to live.
Arts notes
November 11, 2001
Sweet smell of success A show of hands ‘Tokyo Pop’ lecture slated for today
Mild weather opens door for garden tasks
November 11, 2001
By Bruce Chladny The recent near-record temperatures remind us that the only thing predictable about the weather is that it is unpredictable. Avid gardeners are wondering what they should and shouldn’t be doing in the landscape.
New films offer comfort and joy, but Oscar pickings appear slim
November 11, 2001
The answer to your future “Jeopardy” question is: “What is ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’?” The question is: The most popular children’s movie of all time. Harry Potter. Harry Potter.
Federal force may not boost airport safety
November 11, 2001
By Philip Terzian Providence Journal Since Sept. 11, it is said, and usually with a snicker, conservatives have discovered the virtues of government. When terrorists struck at New York and Washington, or war was declared on Osama bin Laden, did the country turn to the private sector for relief? Of course not.
Lawrence orchestra, choirs warming up for concert
November 11, 2001
By Jan Biles When the winter holiday season rolls around, a massive oratorio written by George Frideric Handel in August 1741 always marches its way into the spotlight. “Messiah,” featuring solo voices, an orchestra and a chorus, traces the story of Jesus from the Old Testament prophecies through the Resurrection.
Ohio State professor to conduct KU singers
November 11, 2001
By Jan Biles When Hilary Apfelstadt was starting out in her career as a choral conductor, she remembers an audience member coming up to her after a concert and making a statement she has yet to forget.
s choice is of utmost importance to hospice workers
November 11, 2001
By Bill Snead Hospice Care in Douglas County provides services to people who have been diagnosed with a life-limiting or terminal illness. Its services are available after a physician certifies that a patient has six or fewer months to live.
Asking questions can result in better care
November 11, 2001
Most Americans don’t know what hospice is, according to research conducted by the National Hospice Foundation. Nearly 75 percent don’t know that hospice care can be provided at home and less than 10 percent know it provides pain relief for the terminally ill.
Afghan ground troops are key to success
November 11, 2001
By Trudy Rubin The Philadelphia Inquirer Suddenly the call is coming forth from many quarters to send tens of thousands of ground troops to Afghanistan. American ground troops.
Dempsay
November 11, 2001
Services for Clifford “Tiny” Dempsay, 65, Waverly, will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Ruhamah Baptist Church, Rantoul. Private burial services will be in Ruhamah Cemetery. Mr. Dempsay died Friday, Nov. 9, 2001, at the Shawnee Mission Medical Center in Merriam.
Additional traces of anthrax found in Capitol offices
November 11, 2001
Trace amounts of anthrax were discovered in the offices of three more senators and another House member in congressional buildings where it had earlier been found. The health threat was deemed minimal.
Developments, Day 35
November 11, 2001
One Navy aircraft carrier comes home as another prepares to deploy to Afghanistan. President Bush says Taliban’s rule “drawing to a close.” Page 10A. In interview with a Pakistani newspaper, Osama bin Laden says he has nuclear and chemical weapons and vows to unleash them if United States uses similar weapons. Page 4A.
Saudi Arabia, U.S. walking a fine line
November 11, 2001
By Jim Hoagland Washington Post Writers Group Saudi Arabia and the United States have danced a minuet of strategic yin and yang for half a century as each has simultaneously protected and threatened the other’s vital interests. Now both the desert kingdom and the world’s only superpower realize they have danced onto the edge of a precipice that could crumble beneath them.
NY back in business amid tragic reminder
November 11, 2001
By Joel Mathis You can’t escape the odor in Lower Manhattan. If you’re walking near Ground Zero of the World Trade Center catastrophe, a gust of wind eventually will rise up and deliver that smell to your nostrils. “It’s a combination of smoke and death,” said Lauren Martinez, a resident of the Bronx.
Bin Laden claims to have nuclear, chemical weapons
November 11, 2001
Osama bin Laden says he has nuclear and chemical weapons that he could use to retaliate against the United States if such weapons are used against him, a Pakistani newspaper reported Saturday.
Israeli leader, key aide discuss peace initiative
November 11, 2001
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon met Saturday with his foreign minister, Shimon Peres, to discuss Peres’ latest peace initiative. Sharon was likely to oppose key elements of it. The plan reportedly calls for the establishment of a Palestinian state in the areas already under Palestinian control as a first phase.
Rumsfeld says U.S. has bombed suspected weapons of mass destruction sites in Afghanistan
November 11, 2001
(Updated Sunday at 2:18 p.m.) Osama bin Laden likely has some chemical or biological weapons, and U.S. forces have bombed some sites in Afghanistan that could have been involved in producing them, Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said Sunday.
team in effect to address increasing anthrax concerns
November 11, 2001
By Mike Belt Fire department hazardous-materials units around the country have been on the run since mid-October, when anthrax-laced letters began showing up in Capitol Hill offices. Lawrence is no exception. Since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the hazardous-materials investigative unit for Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical has handled 83 anthrax-scare calls, records show. None resulted in a confirmed case of anthrax.
Pakistan orders emergency redeployment of nuclear arms
November 11, 2001
Pakistan President Gen. Pervez Musharraf ordered an emergency redeployment of the country’s nuclear arsenal to at least six new secret locations and has reorganized military oversight of the nuclear forces in the weeks since Pakistan joined the U.S. campaign against terrorism, according to senior officials here.
Bush pledges aid to Pakistan
November 11, 2001
In their first meeting, President Bush promised Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf a massive new aid package of about $900 million Saturday to help bolster his nation’s military regime as it faces growing public dissent and economic hardships due to the U.S.-led war in neighboring Afghanistan.
Federal force may not boost airport safety
November 11, 2001
By Philip Terzian Providence Journal Since Sept. 11, it is said, and usually with a snicker, conservatives have discovered the virtues of government. When terrorists struck at New York and Washington, or war was declared on Osama bin Laden, did the country turn to the private sector for relief? Of course not.
North Dakotans stand up for their state
November 11, 2001
By Dave Barry Miami Herald North Dakota is calling me. “Come on up!” it says. And then it adds: “Bring thermal underwear!”
Saying goodbye to Gertrude
Writer remembers friend’s illness, final days
November 11, 2001
By Marsha Goff, Special to the Journal-World It was purely an accident that I arrived at my friend Gertrude’s house on a sunny May morning just in time to watch her die.
Chiefs-Jets clash is Vermeil-Edwards reunion
November 11, 2001
You couldn’t see him, but you could hear the sniffling at the other end of the telephone. It was vintage Dick Vermeil. Just imagine how wet the Kansas City Chiefs coach’s eyes will be when he embraces one of his proteges, Herman Edwards, before today’s game with the New York Jets.
Afghan ground troops are key to success
November 11, 2001
By Trudy Rubin The Philadelphia Inquirer Suddenly the call is coming forth from many quarters to send tens of thousands of ground troops to Afghanistan. American ground troops.
Pilgrim’s Progression 2001
7th annual dance weekend to be hosted by Lawrence Barn Dance Assn.
November 11, 2001
By Michael Newman The Lawrence Barn Dance Assn. will host Pilgrim’s Progression 2001 the weekend of Nov. 16-18. The seventh annual dance weekend will be held this year at Woodlawn School at 508 Elm St., just north of the river in Lawrence.
A shoulder to lean on
Hospice offers emotional support during final days
November 11, 2001
By Bill Snead The minute she peeks around her apartment door you just know Nona Clark is going to be a handful. She looks like an upbeat Grandma Moses. A big smile flashes underneath a pair of 1950s oyster-shell, cat-eye frames and there’s barely a blade of hair out of place.
Rare breed of volunteers comforts the dying
November 11, 2001
Death was near when June Koudelka went to the ailing patient’s bedside at the hospice care center in Copley Township (Ohio). Gingerly, she lifted the woman’s fingers from the bed sheets and began caressing her hand.
Patient and family needs at core of hospice care
November 11, 2001
When a hospice nurse walks into the home of a person facing life’s most intimate passage, one of the more crucial questions she or he will ask is: What are your hopes and fears?
Bobbie Clark: hospice volunteer
November 11, 2001
By Bill Snead It was only a couple of generations ago that our grandfathers or great-grandmothers spoke about death and dying as easily as we talk about the weather. Serious topics but socially acceptable.
The patient’s choice is of utmost importance to hospice workers
November 11, 2001
By Bill Snead Hospice Care in Douglas County provides services to people who have been diagnosed with a life-limiting or terminal illness. Its services are available after a physician certifies that a patient has six or fewer months to live.
Congress approving billions for ‘hometown projects’
November 11, 2001
Congress is showering billions of dollars on projects from a Kentucky coal mining museum to a NASA rocket testing center in Mississippi, and the Bush administration has all but abandoned its pledge to cut such home-district spending in half.
Nation Briefs
November 11, 2001
LAS VEGAS: Avoid mudslinging, GOP governors told Pennsylvania: Stomach virus winds up being newborn baby Dallas: Texan selected to lead AmeriCorps
Additional traces of anthrax found in Capitol offices
November 11, 2001
Trace amounts of anthrax were discovered in the offices of three more senators and another House member in congressional buildings where it had earlier been found. The health threat was deemed minimal.
Bin Laden claims to have nuclear, chemical weapons
November 11, 2001
Osama bin Laden says he has nuclear and chemical weapons that he could use to retaliate against the United States if such weapons are used against him, a Pakistani newspaper reported Saturday.
Clinton resigns from Supreme Court bar
November 11, 2001
Former President Clinton asked to resign from the Supreme Court bar Friday, rather than fight suspension or disbarment related to the Paula Jones sexual harassment investigation. The high court suspended Clinton Oct. 1 as a follow-up to suspension of his law license in his home state of Arkansas.
Israeli leader, key aide discuss peace initiative
November 11, 2001
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon met Saturday with his foreign minister, Shimon Peres, to discuss Peres’ latest peace initiative. Sharon was likely to oppose key elements of it. The plan reportedly calls for the establishment of a Palestinian state in the areas already under Palestinian control as a first phase.
Banks, government offices to observe Veterans Day
November 11, 2001
Lawrence and Douglas County government offices will be open Monday, the day after Veterans Day, but some public services will be unavailable. Several area towns and counties will close their city and county offices in observance of the federal holiday.
World at KU’ highlights international education
November 11, 2001
Kansas University will celebrate International Education Week next week with a reception. The second-annual World at KU, a reception that will include international students and scholars, administrators, faculty members and invited guests from the community, will be from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday at the Kansas Union Ballroom.
State parks popular
November 11, 2001
State park attendance from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 was about 12 percent above that month’s total for both 1999 and 2000, said Parks Director and State Trails Coordinator Jerry Hover.
Resident’s name a reminder of history, patriotism
November 11, 2001
By Mindie Paget These days, she goes by Misty. But Lawrence resident Armistice Albert says the name her parents gave her 77 years ago today shows just how patriotic people were back in 1924. “Years ago, when the war was quite a thing, my family was all very patriotic,” Albert says.
New bait for trout catching on
Is Crave Bait better than Power Bait?
November 11, 2001
A new trout bait has hit the local fishing scene and is about to go head to head with Power Bait in what figures to become the next great angling de-bait. Power Bait vs. Crave Bait. The king of dough baits vs. the new kid on the block.
Motorists: Beware of deer
November 11, 2001
Wildlife and Parks officials advise all motorists to be aware of the autumn traffic hazard of deer activity on Kansas roadways. During this time of year particularly mid- to late November many deer-vehicle accidents are triggered by the deer breeding season, called “rut,” which peaks in mid-November and may continue into January.
Benedictine burns Baker, 46-9
Ravens roll in second half to hand Wildcats season-ending setback
November 11, 2001
By Levi Chronister Liston Stadium was buzzing with energy at halftime Saturday. With Baker University’s football team trailing just 7-3 to No. 6-ranked Benedictine College, fans of both teams were on their feet and cheering BC’s kickoff.
Bethany belts Ottawa
Swedes’ QB strikes for six touchdowns
November 11, 2001
Mike Strack threw for 565 yards and six touchdowns as Bethany defeated Ottawa, 51-25, on Saturday in Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference play. Bethany (8-1, 8-1 KCAC) posted 29 points in the final period as Strack threw four touchdowns and ran for another.
KU loses two defensive captains
Sophomore Teddleton, freshman Floodman fill in for injured Dwyer, Rogers
November 11, 2001
By Robert Sinclair It’s a good thing Kansas University interim head football coach Tom Hayes added four captains for Saturday’s game at Texas. Playing without two senior co-captains, injured defensive tackle Nate Dwyer and middle linebacker Marcus Rogers, the Jayhawks were battered and bruised by the No. 5-ranked Longhorns in a 59-0 thumping at Texas Memorial Stadium.
Big 12 roundup: Sooners’ defense stymies A&M
November 11, 2001
Oklahoma’s offense took a while to get going against Texas A&M. As well as the Sooners defense is playing, what’s the hurry? No. 3 Oklahoma recorded its second straight shutout Saturday, limiting A&M to 132 yards and five first downs in a 31-10 victory that kept the Sooners in the hunt for the Big 12 Conference and national titles.
Lawrence resident takes college reins
November 11, 2001
By Mindie Paget A Lawrence attorney and retired nursing home executive will return to his college alma mater in August to become the school’s president. E. LaVerne Epp was named president Saturday of Bethel College in North Newton after a unanimous vote by the school’s board of directors affirmed the presidential search committee’s appointment.
Haskell tumbles in finale
November 11, 2001
Jason Young threw two touchdown passes and ran for two more as Southwest Assemblies of God defeated Haskell Indian Nations University, 39-6, in a battle of winless teams. Young was 5-of-17 for 134 yards for SAGU (1-9), including touchdown passes of 69 yards to Josh Hariston and 57 yards to Ugine Compton.
Historical society honors outgoing chief
November 11, 2001
The Kansas State Historical Society honored its executive director Saturday with a symposium. The historical society presented a symposium in honor of Ramon Powers’ retirement during the organization’s 126th annual meeting.
Forum to address transportation modes
November 11, 2001
Commuter rail and other alternatives to highway development will be discussed at a public forum at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. St. The event is sponsored by the Wakarusa Group of the Kansas Sierra Club, and is being held, in part, because of discussions about route options for the uncompleted South Lawrence Trafficway.
Audit needed
November 11, 2001
Whose sad story?
November 11, 2001
Old home town - 25, 40 and 100 years ago today
November 11, 2001
Kansas survives Fort Hays State
Tigers tough on glass, but turnovers help send Jayhawks to 72-56 victory
November 11, 2001
By Doug Pacey The way Fort Hays State played, you wouldn’t have known Saturday’s game against Kansas was an exhibition or that the Tigers are an NCAA Div. I-AA team. The Jayhawks beat Fort Hays, 72-56, Saturday afternoon at Allen Fieldhouse, but Kansas’ 16-point margin of victory doesn’t tell the game’s story.
Jayhawks make Cornhuskers work
Rugged Nebraska prevails in three
November 11, 2001
By Levi Chronister Kansas University’s volleyball team game within one point of joining some elite company Saturday night. The Jayhawks were one point short of joining four teams to have won a game against No. 2-ranked Nebraska this season in a 30-18, 31-29, 30-19 loss at a standing-room-only Horejsi Center.
NHL Briefs
November 11, 2001
Sharks’ Marchment suspended six games Canucks reacquire Linden from Capitals
Applewhite celebrates
Backup marks final home game with toss to fans
November 11, 2001
Major Applewhite passed his way into the Texas record book a long time ago. But after a season on the bench, he needed some way to end his career with a little glory. Texas’ career passing leader gave the Longhorns’ fans a moment they’ll remember in his last home game, an otherwise forgettable 59-0 rout of Kansas on Saturday.
Gilbert R. Bracken
November 11, 2001
County commission
Commissioners consider chimney repair
November 11, 2001
Agenda highlights 9 a.m. Monday Courthouse, 1100 Mass.
Nemechek drives to victory
Harvick’s engine fizzes with 40 laps to go in Florida
November 11, 2001
Joe Nemechek took advantage of series champion Kevin Harvick’s tough luck Saturday, making a late charge to win the GNC Live Well 300. The victory was the 11th of Nemechek’s NASCAR Busch Series career, his second this year and his third in six races at Homestead-Miami Speedway, where his younger brother, John, was killed in a truck race in 1997.
Holiday’s meaning runs deep this year
November 11, 2001
By Joy Ludwig Therman Wolfe is itching for the fight. The Perry resident and retired Army master sergeant said he and many other veterans would be more than willing to suit up again for the war against terrorism, if only they could.
Prankster,’ novelist dies at 66
Ken Kesey wrote ‘Cuckoo’s Nest,’ lived Wolfe character
November 11, 2001
Ken Kesey, the celebrated novelist and leader of the “Merry Pranksters” whose acid-laced adventures and epic bus trips helped inspire a generation of free spirits in the 1960s, died early Saturday in Eugene, Ore., after surgery for liver cancer.
Bush urges all nations to take stand
President outlines steps against terror
November 11, 2001
President Bush, in a warning to world leaders, said Saturday all nations are possible targets of terrorism and must join with the United States in a campaign to prevent more attacks. “Each of us must answer for what we have done or what we have left undone,” he said.
NY back in business amid tragic reminder
November 11, 2001
By Joel Mathis You can’t escape the odor in Lower Manhattan. If you’re walking near Ground Zero of the World Trade Center catastrophe, a gust of wind eventually will rise up and deliver that smell to your nostrils. “It’s a combination of smoke and death,” said Lauren Martinez, a resident of the Bronx.
Limited-response’ team in effect to address increasing anthrax concerns
November 11, 2001
By Mike Belt Fire department hazardous-materials units around the country have been on the run since mid-October, when anthrax-laced letters began showing up in Capitol Hill offices. Lawrence is no exception. Since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the hazardous-materials investigative unit for Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical has handled 83 anthrax-scare calls, records show. None resulted in a confirmed case of anthrax.
Residents sweet on homeless fund-raiser
November 11, 2001
By Mindie Paget The first fund-raiser to benefit Lawrence’s Community Drop-In Center was like a decadent dream for Lawrence resident Carol Hampton. She was one of more than 150 people on Saturday afternoon who nibbled on chocolate candies, cakes, brownies and muffins and washed all the sweetness down with coffee and tea.
Area briefs
November 11, 2001
County extension council to elect board officers Sexuality talk slated at KU
On the record
November 11, 2001
Ohio State professor to conduct KU singers
November 11, 2001
By Jan Biles When Hilary Apfelstadt was starting out in her career as a choral conductor, she remembers an audience member coming up to her after a concert and making a statement she has yet to forget.
Children’s voices on another CD
November 11, 2001
By Jan Biles The Lawrence Children’s Choir is celebrating its 10th anniversary by releasing a new CD and embarking on an international tour next spring. The CD, “In Concert: the Lawrence Children’s Choir Celebrating 10 Years of Song,” was recorded and mastered by Colin Sean Mahoney at Z’gwon,th studio in downtown Lawrence.
50s furniture enjoys revival
November 11, 2001
Furniture from the 1950s is back in style with collectors. The now-popular designs were shocking when they were introduced. The prevailing style of the ‘40s was very traditional. Newlyweds bought reproductions of 18th-century English or American furniture, or perhaps a style called “French Provincial.”
Mapping western growth
Builders, city officials plan for emerging Lawrence gateway
November 11, 2001
By Chad Lawhorn The 700-acre chunk of land that lines U.S. Highway 40 between Wakarusa Drive and the South Lawrence Trafficway may represent Lawrence’s future in more ways than one. Few doubt that in the next five years the area will be transformed into a major gateway for the city.
New beef cut a hot item
Flat iron’ steak could trim into market for boneless chicken
November 11, 2001
It started with a search for a cut of beef as tasty and tender as the choicest steak, yet affordable enough for the average family to eat every day. Researchers soon discovered the flat iron.
Low interest rates can lure consumers into foolish spending
November 11, 2001
Money is cheap. By that I mean that interest rates on loans are at stunningly attractive levels. Car makers are offering 0 percent loans. It’s a fancy term that means, in effect, what is the cost of doing X rather than Y?
The Motley Fool
November 11, 2001
Last week’s question and answer Ticker tips Oil slick Keeping up Drilling for dollars
Maine rolls out mat for retirees
Recreation, good company mark state’s offerings for those looking to settle
November 11, 2001
When Ted and Toby Sanders started talking about where to retire, they considered the Caribbean. They both enjoy being near the ocean and had spent vacations on the islands before.
Assistance/benefits often just a keystroke away
November 11, 2001
My husband and I have a little money invested beyond our Social Security, but with the economy going downhill, our returns are really shrinking. Unfortunately our expenses, especially medical bills, keep going up.
Environment needs protection from politicians
November 11, 2001
By Calder Pickett Some of my column ideas date rapidly. I write a bit ahead sometimes, and this one was thought up before Sept. 11. Since then our newspapers, magazines and TV have been dominated by one story, so what I’m writing about is probably pretty unfashionable.
Pet stamps promote health issue
November 11, 2001
Pet pictures make appealing illustrations for stamps. Dogs and cats have appeared on many U.S. stamps as well as stamps of other countries much to the delight of collectors and pet owners and pet lovers everywhere.
Practice regular maintenance checks to ensure the heat comes on
November 11, 2001
By Carol Boncella Some homeowners are just as stubborn about turning on their furnaces in winter as they are about turning on their air conditioners in summer. But blankets and quilts only go so far. Frosty nights and chilly days tell us that the time has arrived to turn on the furnace.
Mild weather opens door for garden tasks
November 11, 2001
By Bruce Chladny The recent near-record temperatures remind us that the only thing predictable about the weather is that it is unpredictable. Avid gardeners are wondering what they should and shouldn’t be doing in the landscape.
Lawrence commuter report
November 11, 2001
The following events and construction projects may affect commuter traffic this week in the region.
Clifford “Tiny” Dempsay
November 11, 2001
Former ambassador speaks at KU tomorrow
November 11, 2001
A former U.S. ambassador to Turkmenistan will speak about foreign policy and oil exploration in Central Asia on Monday at Kansas University. Steven Mann, who served as ambassador from 1998 to 2001, will talk on “Central Asia Today: Pipelines and Power” at 4:30 p.m. in Alderson Auditorium in the Kansas Union.
Student essays extol freedom
November 11, 2001
For youngsters living where Veterans Day began, the price of freedom is much clearer now. Like the rest of the nation, their views changed with the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Their gratitude is greater for soldiers past and present.
Arts notes
November 11, 2001
Lawrence artists picked for Salina exhibit Lechliter, other poets to read their works Poster contest centers on golf
Arts notes
November 11, 2001
Lawrence artists picked for Salina exhibit Lechliter, other poets to read their works Poster contest centers on golf
Asking questions can result in better care
November 11, 2001
Most Americans don’t know what hospice is, according to research conducted by the National Hospice Foundation. Nearly 75 percent don’t know that hospice care can be provided at home and less than 10 percent know it provides pain relief for the terminally ill.
Developments, Day 35
November 11, 2001
Gilbert R. Bracken
November 11, 2001
Sycamore Services for Gilbert R. “Gib” Bracken, 95, Independence, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the United Methodist Church, Sycamore. Burial will be at Mount Hope Cemetery, Independence. Mr. Bracken died Friday, Nov. 9, at the Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Outdoors Briefs
November 11, 2001
Missouri youth bagged more than 6,000 deer Buffalo auction set for next Wednesday Crappie tournament
Outdoors Briefs
November 11, 2001
Missouri youth bagged more than 6,000 deer Buffalo auction set for next Wednesday Crappie tournament
KU runners 8th, 9th at Midwest Regional
November 11, 2001
Kansas Univerisity’s women’s cross country team placed eighth and KU’s men finished ninth Saturday in the NCAA Midwest Regional. The Jayhawks failed to secure a berth in the NCAA championships. The top two teams qualify for nationals.
The patient’s choice is of utmost importance to hospice workers
November 11, 2001
By Bill Snead Hospice Care in Douglas County provides services to people who have been diagnosed with a life-limiting or terminal illness. Its services are available after a physician certifies that a patient has six or fewer months to live.
Local briefs
November 11, 2001
Chocolate lovers’ hearts in the right place Saturday The Community Drop-In Center held its first ever fund-raiser Saturday at Abe and Jake’s Landing, 8 E. Sixth St. More than 100 people nibbled on chocolate candies, cakes, brownies and muffins donated by local businesses for the “Chocolate and Tea at Three” fund-raiser. Between bites, benefit-goers placed silent auction bids on autographed sports memorabilia, gift certificates, wine and other goods provided by Lawrence businesses. Proceeds from the event will help the center provide services for Lawrence residents who are homeless, low-income and in-need. __________________________ Kansas University: Chemistry carnival caters to younger students today More than 500 elementary and middle school students and their parents are expected to attend the Carnival of Chemistry today at Kansas University. The event, in its eighth year, is from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. this afternoon at Malott Hall. Activities include a slime pit, laser demonstration, a computer-graphics demonstration of how art is used to visualize molecules and a demonstration of why popcorn loses weight when popped. Free parking for the carnival is available in lot 90, at Naismith Drive and 18th Street; lot 62, at Sunnyside Avenue and Illinois Street; the lots near Memorial Stadium; and the garage next to the Kansas Union. The event is sponsored by the chemistry department and the KU section of the American Chemical Society. __________________________ Education: KU announces finalists for annual HOPE award Kansas University has announced the finalists for this year’s Honor for the Outstanding Progressive Educator Award. Senior class members voted to narrow the 19 HOPE nominees to six finalists. Class officers will interview the finalists and select the winner. The winner, who will be announced at KU’s home football game Saturday, will receive a cash prize of $250 to $300 and have his or her name etched on a plaque in the Kansas Union. This year’s finalists are Lawrence Baden, assistant professor of journalism; Allan Cigler, professor of political science and government; Dennis Dailey, professor of social welfare; Alice Lieberman, associate professor of social welfare; Craig Martin, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, and Joane Nagel, professor of sociology and interim dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Dailey was a HOPE Award winner in 1994, and Lieberman won the award in 1999. __________________________ Restaurant patron arrested Lawrence Police arrested a 21-year-old Topeka man early Saturday after he brandished a handgun in a Lawrence restaurant. Officers responded about 3:45 a.m. Saturday to Perkins, 1711 W. 23rd St., where a man apparently was pointing a gun at restaurant patrons, Police Sgt. Farik Khatib said. A 24-year-old Lawrence man told police he and the suspect had been arguing, when the suspect pulled a black 9 mm-style handgun from his waistband and pointed it at the victim, Khatib said. The suspect then started pointing the gun at other people in the restaurant, threatening to shoot everyone, Khatib said. He said officers seized a surveillance tape from the restaurant but have not recovered a weapon. __________________________ Wichita Army reservists called to active duty Wichita The 3405th Military Intelligence Detachment, based in Wichita, has been ordered to active duty, U.S. Army Reserve officials announced Wednesday. The unit composed of soldiers from Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas is the fifth unit from the 89th Regional Support Command to be activated. The 89th RSC is one of 10 major subordinate Army Reserve commands in the United States. As of Thursday, 14,277 Army reserve-force soldiers had been called to active duty.
Business briefs
November 11, 2001