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Last rescue crew from Federal Emergency Management Agency leaves World Trade Center site
October 6, 2001
(Web Posted Saturday at 6:18 p.m.) The last federal rescue crew left the World Trade Center on Saturday, leaving New York officials to continue the nearly month-old effort to locate nearly 5,000 bodies buried in the rubble.
G-7 ministers pledge cooperation in anti-terrorist, pro-growth campaign
October 6, 2001
(Updated Saturday at 7:28 p.m.) The world’s major industrial powers pledged on Saturday to work together to boost growth in a global economy badly shaken by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and to intensify their efforts to choke off money flowing to terrorist organizations.
Out of a clear blue sky: Watching the aircraft—and the anti-aircraft fire
October 6, 2001
(Web Posted Saturday at 12:21 p.m.) They didn’t run in panic; after all, they have grown accustomed to this sort of thing. Instead, they stood and gazed skyward—bearded men, young boys, women in veils, watching the airplane and the attempts to shoot it down.
After a week of good recovery weather, wind and rain at World Trade Center
October 6, 2001
(Web Posted Saturday at 12:17 p.m.) Stiff winds buffeted the World Trade Center on Saturday and rain began to fall after workers recovered two more bodies from the site.
Bush rejects Taliban attempt to use jailed workers as bargaining chips
Bush says “time is running out”
October 6, 2001
(Updated Saturday at 12:16 p.m.) The White House on Saturday rejected Afghanistan’s attempt to use jailed foreign aid workers as bargaining chips to pressure the United States to halt its planned anti-terrorist offensive.
Afghanistan offers to free aid workers if U.S. stops “propaganda campaign”
October 6, 2001
(Updated Saturday at 9:18 p.m.) Taliban gunners in Afghanistan’s capital unleashed a thunderous barrage at a plane cruising high over Kabul on Saturday as President Bush delivered a stern warning that “time is running out” for the regime to hand over Osama bin Laden.
Kansans in House praise new legislation
October 6, 2001
Kansas’ U.S. representatives are in full support of the farm bill passed Friday by the House. “I think we have the flexibility of the 1996 farm bill,” said Rep. Jerry Moran, a member of the House Agriculture Committee.
A brave battle
Survivor now helps other women fight deadly disease
October 6, 2001
Tami Agassi’s courage comes in waves. Faced with the possibility that she might have breast cancer at 30, she became her own assertive advocate, asking doctors to take a second look at her mammogram results, which may have saved her life.
LMH dance raises funds for mammogram services in Douglas County
October 6, 2001
To raise community awareness and funds to fight a deadly disease among women, Lawrence Memorial Hospital is sponsoring the seventh annual Stepping Out Against Breast Cancer benefit dance Oct. 27.
Healthful habits aide artery flow
October 6, 2001
By Kim Hall It’s a disease that affects 10 million Americans, but doctors say most people afflicted with peripheral vascular disease don’t even know they have it. “This is a real common disease,” said Dr. Jack Stuber, a physician at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Ballet dancers to evoke images of beach fun
October 6, 2001
By Jan Biles The Lawrence Ballet Ensemble will be dancing in the parks this weekend as part of the Harvest of Arts celebration. The ensemble, under the direction of Deborah Bettinger, will appear at noon and 3 p.m. today in Buford M. Watson Jr. Park, Seventh and Kentucky streets, and 2 p.m. Sunday in Constant Park, west of City Hall.
Senior services offers various opportunities
October 6, 2001
Savings push heats up
October 6, 2001
By Mark Fagan Nearly a year after she watched her average monthly natural gas bill spike from $25 to $104, Suzie Vaughan isn’t taking any chances. The Lawrence resident already has bought the sandpaper, primer, paint and brushes needed to seal window sills at her 10-year-old home. Now all she needs is time to put in the work.
Health briefs
October 6, 2001
TWU program celebrates life Breast center offers three programs LMH announces infant massage workshops
Draft should have no exemptions
October 6, 2001
By Mark Shields Creators Syndicate In his memorable book, “The Nightingale’s Song,” decorated Marine combat veteran of Vietnam Robert Timberg wrote of the fault line within his generation of 27 million America men who came of draft age between 1964 and 1973.
Attorney counsels war crimes suspect
October 6, 2001
By Joel Mathis Lawrence attorney Chris Meek has represented all kinds of defendants in his career, from accused drug dealers to murder suspects. Now, he is taking on a different challenge: Defense of a man accused of war crimes before an international tribunal at The Hague.
Farmers market seeks funds
October 6, 2001
By Chad Lawhorn The Lawrence Farmers Market wants to grow, and it would like $158,000 from both the city and county to fund a move to a larger, better-equipped location. Douglas County commissioners at their Monday morning meeting will be the first to hear the group’s latest request to move the market from a 64-space lot in the 1000 block of Vermont Street to a 120-space lot in the 800 block of New Hampshire Street.
Parking garage to open
October 6, 2001
By Joel Mathis It may not be long before Lawrence residents once again can drive the 900 block of New Hampshire. And it should be easier to find parking. Assistant City Manager Dave Corliss, co-manager of the Downtown 2000 construction project, said city officials will meet next week with architects and parking consultants to determine if the new 514-space city parking garage is ready to open.
Simons: Dole gives speech worthy of namesake institute
October 6, 2001
By Dolph C. Simons Jr. There is no sure way to know whether a university convocation, groundbreaking ceremony or other similar event is going to be an interesting, exciting and inspirational event or a dud. Consequently, audience numbers at such events vary, and too many individuals miss out on a truly memorable gathering.
Articles praised
October 6, 2001
10 lanes back
October 6, 2001
Anywhere but here
October 6, 2001
Response to WTCS
October 6, 2001
Old home town - 25 and 40 years ago today
October 6, 2001
Daily ticker
October 6, 2001
Sampler festival revisits Ottawa for taste of state
October 6, 2001
By Joy Ludwig Last year, the Kansas Sampler Festival in Ottawa saved the Lizard Lips Grill & Deli. The small store, located off U.S. Highway 54 in Woodson County, needed to raise $5,000 through the festival to stay open through the winter months without taking out a bank loan.
Experts offer tips for beating the bite of winter bills
October 6, 2001
J-W Staff Reports Ten tips for cutting home heating bills this winter, from the Department of Energy and Owens Corning, the insulation company.
McGautha brother’s trial set for next week
October 6, 2001
By Mike Belt One of two brothers charged more than a year ago in an eastern Lawrence shooting will be tried next week in Douglas County District Court for attempted first-degree murder. John McGautha, 19, is accused of shooting Allen Toshavik after an argument on June 17, 2000. McGautha also is charged with criminal possession of a firearm.
Barbecue contest invades KC
American Royal billed as world’s largest competition
October 6, 2001
Where’s the beef? Look no further than this weekend’s American Royal K.C. Masterpiece Invitational, billed as the world’s largest barbecue contest. About 350 teams from 25 states and Canada fired up grills and smokers Friday outside Kemper Arena for the contest, which marks the beginning of the six-week American Royal.
Wichita Roman Catholic bishop resigns
October 6, 2001
The Most Rev. Eugene J. Gerber, bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Wichita, has resigned. Gerber, 70, whose resignation was accepted Thursday by Pope John Paul II, was succeeded by his coadjutor bishop, Thomas Olmsted.
House OKs revamped farm bill
October 6, 2001
The House on Friday overwhelmingly approved a major expansion of federal farm supports, defying the White House and repudiating the free-market policy enacted by Republicans in 1996.
Documents in Lee spy case unsealed
October 6, 2001
Plea-bargain negotiations between Wen Ho Lee and the government nearly collapsed last year when lawyers for the Los Alamos scientist disclosed that he had made more copies of sensitive nuclear data than prosecutors had believed, newly released documents show.
Nation Briefs
October 6, 2001
ALASKA: Bullet hits pipeline, causing mass spill WASHINGTON: Gulf War vets’ children suffer more maladies WASHINGTON: Former Senate leader Mike Mansfield dies
Airlines cut prices to draw customers
October 6, 2001
The nation’s biggest airlines have launched a sale that provides considerable discounts to get travelers back in the air after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Passenger loads have fallen off sharply since terrorists hijacked four airliners last month.
Probe into air crash continues
October 6, 2001
Salvage workers scrambled Friday to collect wreckage from the Black Sea, gathering evidence that may tell whether a terrorist attack or an errant Ukrainian missile brought down a Russian plane full of Israelis.
World Briefs
October 6, 2001
Bulgaria: Eastern Europeans seek NATO expansion MOSCOW: Sunken nuclear sub closer to being lifted
Doughnut run employs police helicopter
October 6, 2001
Albuquerque police have taken doughnut runs to new heights, swooping down in an official helicopter for a late-night snack. “I don’t know how they decided that was a good idea,” said Lt. Bob Huntsman, department spokesman.
Saudi diplomat say bin Laden calls Taliban shots
October 6, 2001
A former Saudi diplomat to Afghanistan was quoted Friday as saying Osama bin Laden and not the Taliban militia is the real power there. Abdullah bin Saad al-Otaibi, the former Saudi charge d’affaires to Afghanistan, also said the Taliban themselves were in the dark about the locations of bin Laden’s “hidden bases” in the country.
Anthrax claims life of Floridian
Source of disease being tracked by FBI
October 6, 2001
A 63-year-old Florida man died of the inhaled form of anthrax Friday in the first such death in the United States in 25 years. The case raised fears of a biological attack, but health officials said there is no evidence he was the victim of terrorism.
Magdalene C. Himmelberg
October 6, 2001
K-State confident it will bounce back from loss
We played an excellent football team, and we are going to play another excellent football team’
October 6, 2001
Kansas State will have plenty to contend with when the No. 12 Wildcats play host to Colorado today. In addition to trying to stop the Buffaloes, Kansas State must overcome any lingering disappointment from last week’s one-point loss to Oklahoma, when the Wildcats nearly came all the way back from a three-touchdown deficit.
E. John Katich
October 6, 2001
Joyce M. Gray
October 6, 2001
Agnes L. Grant
October 6, 2001
This is Bob’s day,’ wife says
October 6, 2001
Elizabeth Dole has attracted her share of attention, serving in the Cabinet, leading the American Red Cross and most recently as a U.S. Senate candidate in her home state of North Carolina. But she didn’t want the spotlight Friday at Kansas University.
Texas Tech Roster
October 6, 2001
Plenty riding on OU-UT game
Red River Shootout carries national consequences
October 6, 2001
The memory of 63-14. The Big 12 title. The national championship. There are plenty of motivators for the Red River Shootout between No. 3 Oklahoma (4-0, 1-0 Big 12) and No. 5 Texas (4-0, 1-0) at the Cotton Bowl today.
OSU faces ‘must win’ against MU
October 6, 2001
A solid victory over a Division I-AA opponent last week was encouraging for Oklahoma State. Now the challenge is to play the same way against a Big 12 team. The Cowboys (2-2, 0-1 Big 12) play host to Missouri on tonight in a game they know is important to their bowl game chances.
Scientists: West Nile virus found in birds around St. Louis
October 6, 2001
Moving faster than expected, the West Nile virus has been found in five dead crows around the St. Louis area, U.S. Geological Survey scientists said Friday. No human cases of the mosquito-transmitted form of encephalitis have been reported.
Area briefs
October 6, 2001
High school international club sponsors flea market at lot Moore represents U.S. for NATO terrorism meeting Car wreck kills four
Firebirds lose early momentum - Olathe South 45, Free State 7
October 6, 2001
By David Mitchell One piece of good news for high school football fans in Lawrence: Olathe South won’t be coming here again this season. For the second straight week, a city team hung with the fourth-ranked team in Class 6A for a half before getting blown out after halftime.
On the record
October 6, 2001
Top-ranked Eagles hammer Lions - Olathe North 35, Lawrence High 8
Quarterback Lamb leads O-North to 19th straight victory
October 6, 2001
By Steve Rottinghaus Olathe North was in with Lamb and out with the Lions on Friday night at Olathe District Activities Center. Jon Lamb, O-North’s senior quarterback, rushed 16 times for 147 yards, including touchdown runs of 66 and four yards, and threw a TD pass to lead the top-ranked Eagles to their 19th consecutive victory, a 35-8 romp over outmanned Lawrence High.
Perez returning to front office
October 6, 2001
Tony Perez, the Hall of Famer who came out of the front office in May to manage the Florida Marlins, said Friday he won’t return to the field in 2002. Perez is going back to his former job as special assistant to general manager Dave Dombrowski.
Royals-Tigers rained out
October 6, 2001
Friday’s game between the Detroit Tigers and Kansas City Royals was rained out and will be made up as part of a doubleheader today. The Tigers waited until the scheduled 6:05 start time to make the decision, but 26 straight hours of rain prevented play.
Utah-Philly discounts offered
October 6, 2001
Some new ticket plans are being offered for the upcoming Philadelphia 76ers-Utah Jazz NBA exhibition game at Allen Fieldhouse. An ad for the general public to receive a $5 discount on any price level ticket will begin running in Sunday’s Journal-World.
Rodman plans comeback
October 6, 2001
At age 40, seven-time NBA rebounding champion Dennis Rodman is attempting to make another comeback. “Absolutely, absolutely,” Rodman said when asked by Jim Rome on “The Last Word,” aired by Fox Sports Net on Friday night, if he’ll be an NBA uniform somewhere in the near future.
Webb leads Worlds
Delasin two shots back at Samsung
October 6, 2001
Karrie Webb probably shot a 5-under 67 on Friday to take a two-stroke lead over Dorothy Delasin in the Samsung World Championship. Delasin, a second-year pro who grew up in the San Francisco Bay area, had a 71 for a 3-under 141 total. Rachel Teske, who tied Se Ri Pak for third at 142, shot a 65 to establish a women’s record at the young course. Pak had a 72.
Haskell seeks first win today at Langston
Indians face ‘best athletes we’ve seen all year’ in Lions’ homecoming
October 6, 2001
Sooner or later, winless Haskell Indian Nations University will post a football victory. Langston University has other ideas, however, about today being the day. “They’re probably the best team we’ve played so far,” HINU coach Graham Snelding said of the Lions. “They may have the best athletes we’ve seen all year.”
Kansas soccer rolls over Iowa State, 3-1
October 6, 2001
Kansas University scored two goals in a five-minute span in the second half to beat Iowa State, 3-1, on Friday at the ISU Soccer Complex. Kansas struck first when junior Brooke Jones booted a shot just under the cross bar and into the upper-left corner on a feed from senior Hilla Rantala at the 3:49 mark.
KU women’s swimmers dump Salukis in dual
October 6, 2001
Kansas University’s women’s swimming and diving team opened its season with a 116.5-88.5 rout of Southern Illinois on Friday. KU senior Carrie Kirkham won two individual events the 50 and 100 freestyle and was on the winning 200 medley relay team, along with Shanell Salzman, Miranda Isaac and Sarah Holke.
Jordan playing point guard
October 6, 2001
Michael Jordan spent time playing point guard Friday night as coach Doug Collins used him alongside Richard Hamilton and Courtney Alexander for the first time during training camp. “I’ll get to run some point,” Jordan said. “With two scorers like Courtney and Rip, obviously with all three of us on the court one of us can play point and the other two are going to be in scoring position.”
NFL Briefs
October 6, 2001
Bears’ defensive tackle suspended four games Super Bowl MVP Lewis returns to practice Pats sign linebacker
Burton wins pole for Busch race
October 6, 2001
Jeff Burton set a track record Friday in winning his first Busch series pole of the 2001 season, taking the top spot for the Little Trees 300. Burton, often a poor qualifier, ran a lap at 179.485 mph around the 11*2-mile oval at Lowe’s Motor Speedway ahead of today’s race.
De Ferran fastest in CART practice
October 6, 2001
The concrete walls loom at every turn and the smallest mistake can mean the end to your racing day. So why do most CART drivers love racing on tracks like the temporary street circuit for the Texaco/Havoline Grand Prix of Houston?
Rhodes settles for share of Japan HR mark
October 6, 2001
For Tuffy Rhodes, home run No. 56 was the toughest of all. He never did manage to get it. Rhodes, who tied Sadaharu Oh’s Japan season record Sept. 24 with his 55th homer, was hitless in four at-bats Friday, completing his season without breaking the record.
America responds: Officials discuss potential response to terrorism
October 6, 2001
Local officials will have two opportunities next week to discuss how Douglas County would respond to terrorist attacks.
Club news
October 6, 2001
The Lawrence 99er Duplicate Bridge Club’s Sept. 26 game was stratified and directed by Don Brennaman. Barbara Hamilton and Bill Hamilton won first place, followed by Chuck Hedges and Yvonne Hedges. Dorothy Arth and Frances Vogel placed third, followed by Julie Ward and Emily Foster. Helen Fisher and Clarice Broz placed second in the B session, followed by Don Daugherty and Harry Talley.
Club news
October 6, 2001
Engagements
October 6, 2001
Collier-Maas Berry and Lynn Collier, Berryton, announce the engagement of their daughter, Machell Collier, Berryton, to Joseph Maas, Seattle.
People
October 6, 2001
Model back on bike a year after accident Material Girl loans artwork for exhibit
Weddings
October 6, 2001
Randolph-Dougherty Margaret E. Randolph, Lawrence, and Timothy F. Dougherty Jr., Raymore, Mo., were married Feb. 2, 2001, at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Lawrence, with the Rev. Robert Gregory officiating.
Weddings
October 6, 2001
Director has big plans for institute
October 6, 2001
By Terry Rombeck Richard Norton Smith has big plans for the Dole Institute of Politics. They include luring Secretary of State Colin Powell, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and Sen. Joseph Lieberman to Lawrence, possibly in the next year.
Kansas politicians turn out
October 6, 2001
By Terry Rombeck The guest list at Friday’s groundbreaking of the Dole Institute of Politics included some notable Kansas political figures. Sen. Sam Brownback, Gov. Bill Graves, former Govs. Mike Hayden and Bill Avery, Secretary of State Ron Thornburgh and several Kansas legislators were among those attending.
Quarterback Kingsbury key for Red Raiders
Texas Tech refocused after blowout loss last weekend to No. 5-ranked Longhorns
October 6, 2001
By Robert Sinclair There has been talk this season about whether Texas Tech junior Kliff Kingsbury is the toughest quarterback in the Big 12 Conference. After seeing him up close and personal last year, Kansas University’s football team doesn’t need to be convinced.
10-6 pets postem
October 6, 2001
Have a cute cat? Adorable dog? Fabulous ferret? We’re looking for photos of Lawrence pets to publish each week on this page. Send Fido’s best photos to Lawrnence Journal-World, Pets Photos, 645 N.H., Lawrence 66044. Photos will be returned after publication.
Dole gives speech worthy of namesake institute
October 6, 2001
There is no sure way to know whether a university convocation, groundbreaking ceremony or other similar event is going to be an interesting, exciting and inspirational event or a dud. Consequently, audience numbers at such events vary, and too many individuals miss out on a truly memorable gathering. Such was the case Friday afternoon at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Robert J. Dole Institute at Kansas University.
10-6 E. John Katich
October 6, 2001
E. John Katich Memorial services for E. John Katich, 51, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Oct. 13 at St. Lawrence Catholic Center. He was cremated.
Mon Construction update
October 6, 2001
The following city construction projects may affect traffic this week in Lawrence: 1. New Hampshire Street, 900 block, closed for Downtown 2000 construction project.
Lawrence hosts bridge tourney
October 6, 2001
By Eldon Herd Special to the Journal-World The North-East Kansas Bridge Unit hosted an ACBL Regional Bridge Tournament Sept. 18-23 at the Lawrence Holidome. It was attended by 482 players from 14 states and Canada. More than 40 Lawrence volunteers helped with the event.
Politicians, celebrities throng to WTC
October 6, 2001
When Miss America visited the smoking ruins of the World Trade Center, she autographed blank body-identification tags for rescue workers. Martha Stewart’s visit inspired her to decorate cookies with the American flag.
KU professor dies of cancer at 51
Journalism educator selected for broadcasting Grover Cobb Award
October 6, 2001
By Mindie Paget It seems like students were always lined up outside professor John Katich’s office door at Kansas University, said fellow journalism faculty member Max Utsler. That’s “the first sign of a great teacher,” Utsler said.
Jefferson North rolls over Oskaloosa, 33-6
JCN’s four-player backfield runs wild in battle of two Delaware Valley League unbeatens
October 6, 2001
By Matt Gardner The running back-by-committee approach proved more lethal than the feature back offense in a battle of two Delaware Valley unbeatens Friday night. Jefferson County North High’s multi-back offensive schemes helped guide the Chargers to a 33-6 football victory over league foe Oskaloosa.
Area Roundup: Mill Valley edges Trail with PAT
October 6, 2001
Both Mill Valley and Santa Fe Trail scored second-quarter touchdowns, but only the Jaguars could complete the extra-point and hold on for 7-6 high school football victory on Friday night.
Know da Kingsbury
October 6, 2001
rsinclair@ljworld.com There has been talk this season about whether Texas Tech junior Kliff Kingsbury is the toughest quarterback in the Big 12 Conference.
KU Open House, arts festivals and plays fill the weekend
October 6, 2001
Fall is always a busy time of year. Festivals and performance seasons kick into high gear, and folks are eager to be out and about in the autumn weather. Here are some events that you can enjoy today and Sunday:
Local officials look at terrorism response
October 6, 2001
CRIME Ottawa credit union robbed at gunpoint Friday morning
Brown’s brother leaves Sixers’ staff
Herb headed to Portland to work for first-year coach Cheeks
October 6, 2001
Luke, a Labrador puppy, is not part of the deal. That was the price coach Larry Brown gently extracted when his brother, Herb, left the 76ers’ staff to become an assistant coach with the Portland Trail Blazers.
Secondary for wrap
October 6, 2001
rsinclair@ljworld.com Kansas University senior defensive back Quincy Roe has been looking forward to tonight’s game against Texas Tech for a long time.
Around and about
October 6, 2001
Military action not inevitable, signals show
October 6, 2001
Administration and European officials are signaling that a major military action may not come anytime soon, even as U.S. troops, warplanes and ships gather in the Gulf region. There were growing signs that the coalition the United States is assembling for the anti-terrorism campaign is still struggling to decide exactly what to do.
America on edge in wake of attacks
October 6, 2001
Greyhound screeches its bus fleet to a halt. A plane explodes over the Black Sea. A Florida man’s rare disease raises fears of bioterrorism. Everywhere, people trying to recover emotionally from the Sept. 11 attacks find new reasons to worry almost daily.
Broncos’ QB Beuerlein on injured list
October 6, 2001
Steve Beuerlein’s comeback attempt from an elbow injury is over, for now. The Denver Broncos quarterback was placed on injured reserve Friday, and will have more surgery, probably next week.
10-6 breast cancer breakout
October 6, 2001
Celebrating life As part of Breast Cancer Awareness month, “A Celebration of Life: Rising Above Breast Cancer” will be broadcast at 7 p.m. Oct. 17 on KTWU, Sunflower Broadband Channel 11.
10-6 rec calendar
October 6, 2001
Lawrence Bicycle Club Today — Muffin ride departs at 8 a.m. from Broken Arrow Park, 31st and Louisiana streets, and heads to Lone Star Lake.
Local briefs
October 6, 2001
Crime: Ottawa credit union robbed at gunpoint Friday morning A man armed with a handgun robbed an Ottawa credit union Friday morning. The suspect described as a middle-aged white man, wearing a dark blue jacket, a blue ball cap with an emblem on the front and eyeglasses at 9:30 a.m. entered Midwest Regional Credit Union, 1602 S. Main St., Ottawa Police Lt. Randy Allan said. The man displayed a handgun and demanded money, Allan said. After collecting an undisclosed amount of cash, the man left the credit union and ran south away from the business. Anyone with information about the crime is encouraged to call Franklin County Crime Stoppers at (888) 311-8477 or Ottawa Police at (785) 242-1700. __________________________ Government: Former governor could be next state parks chief Former Gov. Mike Hayden may soon be wetting a line in Kansas. Hayden, an outdoor enthusiast, has been mentioned as a candidate to be the next Kansas Secretary of Wildlife and Parks. Steve Williams, the current secretary, is up for a job with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in the Bush administration. His confirmation is pending before Congress. Hayden served as governor from 1987 to 1991. He was then defeated by Joan Finney and then went to work in Washington, D.C. __________________________ America responds: Officials discuss potential response to terrorism Local officials will have two opportunities next week to discuss how Douglas County would respond to terrorist attacks. The first will be a joint meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday of the Douglas County Commission, Lawrence City Commission, Eudora City Council, Baldwin City Council and Lecompton City Council. Paula Phillips, Douglas County director of emergency management, will lead a presentation on the disaster responsibilities of elected officials. The meeting will be at the Douglas County Courthouse, 1100 Mass. Bioterrorism will be the leading topic the next day. Dr. John Lupo, an epidemiologist and the biological terrorism planner for the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, will speak at 8 a.m. Thursday. The meeting will be at the Emergency Operations Center, 111 E. 11th. For more information, contact Teri Guenther, Douglas County Emergency Management, at 838-2459. __________________________ Gasoline costs: Pump Patrol finds low prices The Journal-World has found a gasoline price as low as $1.249 at several Lawrence locations. If you find a lower price, please call us at 832-7154. Be prepared to leave the name and address of the business and the price. Or go to www.ljworld.com/section/gasoline to join our Pump Patrol message board.
Jobless rate expected to climb
Nearly 200,000 jobs slashed before attacks
October 6, 2001
Businesses cut 200,000 jobs last month, the largest cuts in more than a decade, the Labor Department said Friday in a report offering a snapshot of how anemic the economy was even before last month’s terrorist attacks. The overall unemployment rate remained at 4.9 percent, but it is expected to rise sharply when figures are released for the current month.
American’s remains believed found
October 6, 2001
Three members of the Muslim extremist group Abu Sayyaf led the Philippine military Friday to a shallow grave containing remains they claimed were those of an American tourist kidnapped more than four months ago.
Rare fued pits U.S., Israel
October 6, 2001
Responding to an Israeli rebuke, the White House rejected Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s accusation that the United States was appeasing Arabs for the sake of its war against terrorism.
Waggoner services
October 6, 2001
Bonds blasts 71, 72
Giants’ slugger rewrites home run record
October 6, 2001
Barry Bonds wasted no time, claiming home run history for himself Friday by hitting No. 71 and ending Mark McGwire’s reign just one night after he tied baseball’s most glamorous record. Two innings later, in the third, he hit No. 72.
Drivers mourn Alexander’s death
ARCA racer wasn’t wearing head restraint at time of accident
October 6, 2001
The mood in the garage area Friday told the emotional story of Blaise Alexander, a popular and promising young driver killed while racing at Lowe’s Motor Speedway. Alexander died Thursday night when his car hit the wall head-on in the final laps of the Automobile Racing Club of America race.
Pyle powers Eudora, 35-14
Running back gains 359 yards in win over Baldwin
October 6, 2001
By Andy Samuelson Eudora High’s Andrew Pyle won’t say he’s the top running back in the Frontier League but his numbers will. The 175-pound junior running back set a school-record with 359 rushing yards on 46 carries Friday night to lead the Cardinals to a 35-14 victory over Baldwin at Liston Stadium.
Military news
October 6, 2001
KU Roster
October 6, 2001
10-6 Joyce M. Gray
October 6, 2001
Joyce M. Gray DeSoto —Graveside services for Joyce M. Gray, 70, DeSoto, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Galatia Cemetery, Norfolk, Ark.
6News video report: News from around the world
October 6, 2001
Josh Garber reports on news from around the world.
Fear of thunderstorms may be genetic for dogs
October 6, 2001
My dog Princess detests thunderstorms, firecrackers and gunshots you know, all those unusually loud, unexpected noises. My clients have let me know from their experiences that my Princess is not alone. I don’t know where Princess came from, as she was a mixed-breed dog I took in as a stray years ago.
Political process?
October 6, 2001
Journal-World Editorial The process of drawing congressional districts seems to have gone awry. It’s times like these that you really have to stop and remind yourself of the important role political parties play in our democratic government.
White House reiterates warning that war will produce casualties
October 6, 2001
The White House issued a fresh warning Friday that Americans remain under threat of terrorist attack and “have to prepare for casualties in this war.”
Kicker Beck perfect so far
October 6, 2001
By Gary Bedore Perfect in games, Kansas University kicker Johnny Beck has had some imperfect practices this season. Take last Tuesday’s session for instance.
Clemson’s Dantzler defies description
October 6, 2001
Put a label on Clemson’s Woodrow Dantzler at your own risk. And don’t be surprised if he proves you wrong. Is Dantzler a quarterback with a runner’s feel, or a tailback with a powerful arm?
Hurricanes clip Rangers, 3-1
Lindros plays 19 minutes, has team-high six hits in return
October 6, 2001
Eric Lindros was heralded as the NHL’s next dominant player when the old Quebec Nordiques made him the top pick in the 1991 draft. Lindros did win the 1995 MVP award and guided the Philadelphia Flyers to the Stanley Cup finals two years later, but was away from the NHL for more than 16 months after the last of six concussions.
McGwire: Number not so crazy now
Cardinals’ slugger says he’s happy about Bonds’ achievement
October 6, 2001
Mark McGwire and the rest of the St. Louis Cardinals could count, so they knew this day was coming: the day Big Mac would have to share his home run record with Barry Bonds. Bonds matched McGwire’s mark of 70 home runs when he connected Thursday night and broke it Friday night.
10/6 Pet page/CD
October 6, 2001
jludwig@ljworld.com More: www.aussielads.com; www.dogality.com
Military news
October 6, 2001
Shane Karr has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio. During the six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization and customs, and received special training in human relations.
10-6 Waggoner services
October 6, 2001
Waggoner services Memorial services for Marie M. Waggoner, 95, Lawrence, will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Heartland Community Church. Cremation is planned.
Senior services offers varies opportunities
October 6, 2001
Agency: Douglas County Senior Services Address: 745 Vt.
Immediate volunteer needs
October 6, 2001
Here are some other volunteer opportunities in Douglas County: l Brookcreek Learning Center, classroom assistants to help with daily activities, such as reading books, art projects or playing games. Contact: Amy Cox, 865-0022.
Savings push heats up ––— Customers, retailers aim to cool energy use
October 6, 2001
mfagan@ljworld.com MORE: www.eren.doe.gov/consumerinfo/energy_savers
Himmelberg
October 6, 2001
Magdalene C. “Mally” Himmelberg Services for Magdalene C. “Mally” Himmelberg, 93, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Christ the King Catholic Church, Kansas City, Mo. Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Kansas City, Mo.
Around About
October 6, 2001
Jesse Tuel, Lawrence, and Jill Grosdidier, Baldwin, both Emporia State University seniors, have been recognized by Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities. Who’s Who is an honorary organization that recognizes student leadership and academic achievement at the collegiate level.
Society calendar
October 6, 2001
Sunday The Celiac Sprue Association of the Greater Kansas City area, 2 p.m., St. Joseph’s Medical Center Education Center, Interstate 435 and State Line Road. For more information, call Pat Walker at (816) 220-1317.
Brier
October 6, 2001
srothschild@ljworld.com Topeka — A state agency led by Gov. Bill Graves’ close friend, Jack Brier, decided Friday to issue millions of dollars worth of bonds to purchase a building Brier partly owns.
Director has big plans for institute
October 6, 2001
trombeck@ljworld.com Richard Norton Smith has big plans for the Dole Institute of Politics.
KU Open House, arts festivals and plays fill the weekend
October 6, 2001
By J-W Staff Reports Fall is always a busy time of year. Festivals and performance seasons kick into high gear, and folks are eager to be out and about in the autumn weather.
CD shares Shepherds’ sad tale
Lawrence woman joins effort against misbreeding
October 6, 2001
By Joy Ludwig The clear blue eyes of a snow-white Australian Shepherd tugged at a Lawrence woman’s heart so much, she wrote a song about him and his canine friends. This summer, singer and songwriter Carol Dressler recorded a compact disc single called “Lethal White.”
KU grad, benefactor to lead Hallmark
October 6, 2001
By Mark Fagan A graduate and adviser of Kansas University’s business school will start work next year as the top executive for the world’s largest maker of greeting cards. Hallmark Cards Inc. announced this week that Donald J. Hall Jr. would become president and chief executive officer of Hallmark, the company his grandfather founded 91 years ago in Kansas City, Mo.
National Guard begins patrolling state airports
October 6, 2001
Lt. Brian Fuemmeler and 2nd Lt. Steven Stuart, National Guard troops from the 35th military police unit in Topeka, stood alertly in their camouflaged uniforms and sidearms Friday at Mid-Continent Airport as passengers hustled past.
Briefcase
October 6, 2001
Stocks overcome warnings with boost from president Economy: Consumer borrowing rises Earnings: Sun Microsystems to cut 9 percent of work force
U.S. gains air base access
October 6, 2001
President Islam Karimov granted permission Friday for U.S. warplanes and troops to use an Uzbek air base to support President Bush’s campaign to root out terrorists in neighboring Afghanistan. The Army dispatched 1,000 infantry soldiers skilled at search-and-rescue, humanitarian missions and helicopter assaults.
Dole: Heroism is universal
October 6, 2001
By Bob Dole These are the prepared remarks delivered Friday by former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole at the ground-breaking ceremony for the Dole Institute of Politics: Whoever said you can’t go home again has never called Kansas home.
Dole’s humor marks archive’s beginning
Native son breaks ground at KU
October 6, 2001
By Terry Rombeck With a mix of patriotism and his trademark humor, former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole returned Friday to Kansas to break ground on the building that will house his political papers and serve as a center for political discussion.
Deal raises eyebrows about Graves’ friend again
Senate Democratic leader to request an audit of all property transactions between state and Jack Brier
October 6, 2001
By Scott Rothschild A state agency led by Gov. Bill Graves’ close friend, Jack Brier, decided Friday to issue millions of dollars worth of bonds to purchase a building Brier partly owns. The decision to purchase the new maintenance and storage facility at Topeka’s Billard Airport was made earlier in the week by the Graves administration and will cost at least $4.1 million, but possibly as much as $5.5 million.
Taliban soldiers deploy to mountainsides
October 6, 2001
Taliban soldiers in large numbers have taken heavy weapons into the mountains near Kandahar to await any American assault, according to Afghan travelers reaching this border post Friday.
IRL title determined, but so is Cheever
October 6, 2001
Eddie Cheever doesn’t care about the IRL season points title that has already been determined. He just wants to win a race at Texas Motor Speedway.
American League Roundup: Seattle sets all-time AL win mark
Mariners club Rangers for 115th victory
October 6, 2001
The Seattle Mariners won their 115th game to become the winningest team in American League history, passing the record that seemed unbreakable when the New York Yankees set it three years ago.
Malone humbly inducted
Krzyzewski, Chaney also join basketball hall
October 6, 2001
Moses Malone was humbled by his induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame. “What is a superstar?” Malone asked Friday night. “I was just a player, just a hard worker.” Two of the game’s best college coaches John Chaney of Temple and Mike Krzyzewski of Duke joined Malone in the induction class.
Miami vows to focus on Trojans
October 6, 2001
Florida State is waiting, and top-ranked Miami knows it. But the Hurricanes aren’t ready to talk about their matchup with the No. 16 Seminoles just yet. Give them four quarters.
Top 25: BYU upends Utah State
Cougars’ Staley runs for 207 yards in 54-34 victory
October 6, 2001
Luke Staley ran for 207 yards and four touchdowns and caught a 28-yard scoring pass from Brandon Doman as No. 20 BYU beat winless Utah State 54-34 on Friday night. Staley took the suspense out of coach Gary Crowton’s play-calling. As his yardage and scoring mounted in the second half, 65,396 fans chanted, “Lu-u-u-u-uke! Lu-u-u-u-uke!” if the Cougars got within 15 yards of the end zone.
Bowden: Let Paterno make call on future
October 6, 2001
They are both chasing the Bear. Joe Paterno is one win away, while Bobby Bowden is five from equaling Bear Bryant’s major college record of 323 victories.
Breakout with war crimes
October 6, 2001
The charges
KU grad, benefactor to lead Hallmark
October 6, 2001
mfagan@ljworld.com MORE: www.hallmark.com
Business briefcase for Saturday
October 6, 2001
Stocks overcome warnings with boost from president
Births
October 6, 2001
l Josh and Molly Fraser, Lawrence, a girl, Friday. l Nova Decker, Lawrence, a girl, Thursday.
Saturday datebook
October 6, 2001
TODAY All day: All-University Open House, Kansas University, 864-2341.
Ground broken on Dole Center
October 6, 2001
trombeck@ljworld.com With a mix of patriotism and his trademark humor, former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole returned Friday to Kansas to break ground on the building that will house his political papers and serve as a center for political discussion.
Lawrence hosts regional tourney
October 6, 2001
The North-East Kansas Bridge Unit hosted an ACBL Regional Bridge Tournament Sept. 18-23 that was attended by 482 players from 14 states and Canada. More than 40 Lawrence volunteers helped with the event. Tourney opens on Sept. 18
KU professor dies of cancer at 51 ––— Journalism educator was recipient of broadcasting Grover Cobb Award
October 6, 2001
mpaget@ljworld.com It seems like students were always lined up outside professor John Katich’s office door at Kansas University, said fellow journalism faculty member Max Utsler.
10-6 Are you worried about bioterrorism?
October 6, 2001
Are you worried about bioterrorism? Margaret Perkins-McGuinness,
Soundoff — why are the lights on
October 6, 2001
Why are there so many lights on at night in the State Capitol and nearby state office buildings? Because of a delay in the delivery of certain equipment, the central heating plant for the buildings is not working, according to the Kansas Department of Administration.
Scouting news
October 6, 2001
Boy Scout Troop 59, chartered to First Presbyterian Church, recently held its fall Court of Honor to recognize advancements and other achievements of the 95 Scouts in the troop. During the past summer, Scouts from the troop attended 10-day resident summer camps at the H. Roe Bartle Scout Reservation in Osceola, Mo.; Sommers/Northern Tier/Boundary Waters National High Adventure Base in Ely, Minn.; and the 10th Scouts Canada National Jamboree on Prince Edward Island, Canada.
KU secondary on spot
Jayhawks expect test from pass-happy Tech
October 6, 2001
By Robert Sinclair Kansas University senior defensive back Quincy Roe has been looking forward to tonight’s game against Texas Tech for a long time. About 343 days to be exact.
6Sports video report: Jayhawks need patience with the pass
October 6, 2001
James Sido reports on the problems KU has been having against the running game and what they will need to do for the passing that Texas Tech uses.
6Sports video report: Falcons take the Firebirds 45 - 7
October 6, 2001
James Sido reports on Free State’s game against the Olathe South Falcons.
Blotter
October 6, 2001
Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported
Saturday Best Bets
October 6, 2001
BLACK REBEL MOTORCYCLE CLUB performs at 9 p.m. Sunday at The Bottleneck, 737 N.H. TODAY
10-6 Pet page/CD breakout
October 6, 2001
Supportive sounds The “Lethal White” CD costs $10. It’s available through the Internet at www.aussielads.com and www.dogality.com and at the Lawrence Humane Society, 1805 E. 19th St.
Kansas politicians turn out
October 6, 2001
trombeck@ljworld.com The guest list at Friday’s groundbreaking of the Dole Institute of Politics included some notable Kansas political figures.
Experts offer tips for beating the heat of winter bills
October 6, 2001
J-W Staff Reports Ten tips for cutting home heating bills this winter, from the Department of Energy and Owens Corning, the insulation company:
s close
October 6, 2001
Local markets As of Friday’s close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Assn. Ottawa Elevator — Wheat, $2.48; corn, $1.75; milo, $1.79; soybeans, $4.12. Edgerton Elevator — Wheat, $2.51; corn, $1.75; milo, $1.79; soybeans, $4.12. Overbrook Elevator — Wheat, $2.51; corn, $1.75; milo, $1.79; soybeans, $4.12. Midland Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $1.77; milo, NA; soybeans, $4.12. Lawrence Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $1.80; milo, NA; soybeans, $4.15. Pauline Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $1.80; milo, $1.83; soybeans, $4.17.
10-6 LMH breast cancer info
October 6, 2001
J-W Staff Reports To raise community awareness and funds to fight a deadly disease among women, Lawrence Memorial Hospital is sponsoring the seventh annual Stepping Out Against Breast Cancer benefit dance Oct. 27.
10-6 LMH briefs
October 6, 2001
LMH announces infant massage workshops Lawrence Memorial Hospital will offer infant massage workshops for parents and their babies from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Tuesdays, Oct. 9-23.
Ballet dancers to evoke images of beach fun
October 6, 2001
jbiles@ljworld.com The Lawrence Ballet Ensemble will be dancing in the parks this weekend as part of the Harvest of Arts celebration.
s close
October 6, 2001
Dow Industrials +58.89, 9,119.77
DeSoto: Future of Oz site uncertain
October 6, 2001
mbelt@ljworld.com Apparent demise of the planned World Of Oz theme park near DeSoto has state and federal officials scratching their heads wondering what will happen to the former Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant.
WKD-commuter construction/events map
October 6, 2001
The following events and construction projects may affect commuter traffic this week in the region: 1. Kansas University football against Oklahoma, 6 p.m. Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
trial set for next week
October 6, 2001
mbelt@ljworld.com One of two brothers charged more than a year ago in an eastern Lawrence shooting will be tried next week in Douglas County District Court for attempted first-degree murder.
Sampler festival visits Ottawa for second year
October 6, 2001
jludwig@ljworld.com Last year, the Kansas Sampler Festival in Ottawa saved the Lizard Lips Grill & Deli.
Dole: Heroism is universal
October 6, 2001
These are the prepared remarks delivered Friday by former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole at the ground-breaking ceremony for the Dole Institute of Politics: Whoever said you can’t go home again has never called Kansas home. Well, I do — and I can hardly return to this place without reflecting on all that has transpired in the 60 years since I arrived here for the first time. Needless to say, I didn’t get here on my own. Like just about every one of today’s students, I got to KU because of parents who sacrificed, friends who encouraged and teachers who inspired. Not to mention the banker in Russell who loaned me $300 and bought me the hat because it would make me look more serious.
Attorney counsels war crimes suspect
October 6, 2001
jmathis@ljworld.com Lawrence attorney Chris Meek has represented all kinds of defendants in his career, from accused drug dealers to murder suspects.
Farmers market seeks funds
October 6, 2001
clawhorn@ljworld.co The Lawrence Farmers Market wants to grow, and it would like $158,000 from both the city and county to fund a move to a larger, better-equipped location.
Man robs Ottawa credit union at gunpoint
October 6, 2001
Ottawa credit union robbed at gunpoint
10-6 Health Check
October 6, 2001
khall@sunflower.com It’s a disease that affects 10 million Americans, but doctors say most people afflicted with peripheral vascular disease don’t even know they have it.
Parking garage to open
October 6, 2001
jmathis@ljworld.com It may not be long before Lawrence residents once again can drive the 900 block of New Hampshire. And it should be easier to find parking.
Four killed in Franklin County accident
October 6, 2001
Car wreck kills four Four people were killed Friday night in a two-vehicle accident south of Ottawa.
Process to close Grant forming
October 6, 2001
tcarpenter@ljworld.com Lawrence schools Supt. Randy Weseman will outline a process Monday for closing Grant School and transferring all students to Woodlawn School.
weaves relevant story
October 6, 2001
jbiles@ljworld.com Playwright Bruce King must have been pleased Thursday night after his play “Threads: Ethel Nickle’s Little Acre” made its debut at the Lied Center. Aptly directed by Pat Melody and performed by Haskell Indian Nations University’s Thunderbird Theater, the play successfully uses a mix of comedy and drama to probe cultural issues not only facing American Indians but all Americans.
UCLA winning with defense
October 6, 2001
Linebacker Robert Thomas remembers the low points and there were many as a member of the UCLA defense in the last three seasons.
6News video report: Many opinions on the redistricting of Lawrence
October 6, 2001
Tina Terry reports on the numerous opinions in Lawrence about the proposed redistricting.
Engagements
October 6, 2001
Anniversaries
October 6, 2001
Thiry Bob and Shirley Thiry, Lawrence, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 14, in the Community Building basement, 115 W. 11th St.
Anniversaries
October 6, 2001
National League Roundup: Braves clinch crown
Atlanta devours Florida, 20-3
October 6, 2001
The Atlanta Braves are used to celebrating division titles at this time of year, but the revelry was a little more intense after No. 10. Champagne flowed and someone brought out a yellowish pudding, rubbing it in the faces of unsuspecting teammates.
Friends and neighbors
October 6, 2001