Archive for Sunday, April 20, 2003

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Births
On the street
Polls
Are you happy with Bill Self as the new KU men's basketball coach?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes — Self has proven he is a big-time coach and can lead KU to a title or few.
 
82%
Yes — But only if he doesn’t leave for Oklahoma State when Eddie Sutton retires.
 
14%
No — KU needed to hire someone with experience at a big-name university or the NBA.
 
2%
Total 9846

All stories

Briefly
April 20, 2003
¢ New Jersey: Car drives into crowd leaving church assembly ¢ California: Rare cars and trucks destroyed in fire ¢ Pennsylvania: Borough mulls jail for ‘loiterering’ groups ¢ New York: Harlem asthma rate alarms researchers
Briefly
April 20, 2003
¢ Kindergarten roundup planned at Baldwin
Briefly
April 20, 2003
¢ Jerusalem: Cameraman killed in West Bank clash ¢ Vatican City: Ailing pope attends late-night Easter vigil ¢ Egypt: Archaeologists find ancient necropolis ¢ Brazil: Tourist ship sinks; at least 11 dead ¢ Nigeria: 6 killed during election
Arts notes
April 20, 2003
¢ Noted art scholar, curator to speak at KU ¢ Art exhibition features KU scholarship nominees
Iraqis arrest finance minister
April 20, 2003
Officers from Iraq’s newly reconstituted police force arrested Saddam Hussein’s former finance minister here and turned him over to U.S. authorities, who hope he can provide information about the millions of dollars the ousted Iraqi leader allegedly stashed away, U.S. military officials said Saturday.
Watson, Gilder tied at top
Two share Emerald Coast Classic lead
April 20, 2003
Tom Watson and Bob Gilder finished Saturday’s second round of the Emerald Coast Classic tied for the lead at 10-under-par 130, one stroke in front of six other Champions Tour golfers.
Passengers disagree on pilots with guns
April 20, 2003
There is a minuscule chance, beginning today, that a pilot on a commercial flight may be carrying a gun.
Blankenship services
April 20, 2003
Clifford J. Saile
April 20, 2003
Locke F. Edmondson
April 20, 2003
Lawrence Commuter Report
April 20, 2003
Davidian supporters gather on anniversary
April 20, 2003
The Branch Davidian compound is barely visible here now on this piece of central Texas prairie, where tall green grasses and blooming wildflowers cover traces of the building that erupted in a deadly inferno 10 years ago.
Publicity could boost Wichita economy
N.Y. Times article draws attention to available labor
April 20, 2003
The New York Times ran a long, gloomy article on Wichita’s economic downturn on Wednesday.
Next to last nightclub fire victim leaves hospital
April 20, 2003
Kerrie Rock starts to laugh when she thinks about how good it will feel to wear shoes again, instead of those funny little socks with padded, no-slip bottoms.
Separate trials sought for defendants in slaying of adopted 9-year-old
April 20, 2003
Lawyers for two of the three people accused in the death of an adopted Kansas City, Kan., boy said they would seek separate trials.
Commercial flights servicing Topeka will be terminated
US Airways Express loses subsidy to offer trips to KCI
April 20, 2003
The lone provider of commercial air service out of Topeka will lose its federal subsidy May 1, when the government ceases funding of Air Midwest/Mesa Airlines.
Volunteers allege discrimination in suit against Muscular Dystrophy Assn.
April 20, 2003
Two women filed a discrimination lawsuit against the Muscular Dystrophy Assn., claiming the organization refused to let them serve as camp counselors because they have neuromuscular diseases.
OU overcomes deficit, KU
April 20, 2003
Kansas University couldn’t hold a seven-run lead and dropped a 10-8 Big 12 Conference baseball decision Saturday to Oklahoma.
Briefcase
April 20, 2003
¢ Tax refunds expected to help revive economy ¢ Labor: Many executives worried about getting pink slip ¢ Motley Fool: Name that company
KU book for sale
April 20, 2003
It was a season to remember. And if you want a keepsake of the 2002-03 Kansas men’s basketball season, the Journal-World has just what you’re looking for.
Firms focus on personality in interviews
April 20, 2003
Your resume got you in the door, and now it’s time for the interview. What are they going to ask?
Who was Hiram Bithorn?
April 20, 2003
As the Montreal Expos settle into their part-time home in the Caribbean, fans all over are becoming more familiar with Hiram Bithorn Stadium.
Rangers outfielder Everett hit in head by fan’s phone
April 20, 2003
Texas right fielder Carl Everett was hit in the back of the head with a cell phone thrown by a fan in the Rangers’ 12-2 loss to the Oakland Athletics Saturday.
Texas sweeps Jayhawks
April 20, 2003
Fourth-ranked Texas swept a Big 12 Conference softball doubleheader with Kansas University, 1-0 and 7-0, Saturday at McCombs Field.
Yankees send Contreras to minor leagues
April 20, 2003
The New York Yankees sent pitcher Jose Contreras to Triple-A Columbus and recalled left-hander Randy Choate on Saturday.
Kidd wins battle
Point guard helps New Jersey net victory
April 20, 2003
The point guard matchup between Jason Kidd and Gary Payton was a mismatch.
Kings dominate Jazz again
April 20, 2003
In their playoff opener, the Sacramento Kings showed the discipline they’ll need to contend for the NBA title.
Phoenix prevails in OT - Suns 96, Spurs 95
April 20, 2003
Two bank shots from three-point range — one by Amare Stoudemire late in regulation; the other by Stephon Marbury at the buzzer in overtime — gave the Phoenix Suns an unlikely victory.
Coaching carousel to spin after season
April 20, 2003
The outcomes of several series could directly affect the league’s coaching carousel.
O’Neal’s wife delivers
L.A. center won’t miss playoff games
April 20, 2003
Shaquille O’Neal’s wife gave birth to a baby boy early Saturday, eliminating any chance that the Los Angeles Lakers center might skip a playoff game to witness the birth.
Hornets must find answer for Iverson
New Orleans counters three-time scoring champ with Mashburn
April 20, 2003
Allen Iverson had his best all-around season for Philadelphia. Jamal Mashburn did the same for New Orleans.
Celts, Pierce pop Pacers - Boston 103, Indiana 100
April 20, 2003
For the first 3 1/2 quarters, Paul Pierce was off-target and the Boston Celtics appeared overmatched.
Older people find it more difficult to get a good night’s sleep
April 20, 2003
Lately I just don’t sleep well. I fall asleep without much trouble, but wake several times in the night. Each time I wake up, it takes a long time — maybe as much as an hour — to fall back to sleep. I’m in bed eight or nine hours regularly, but I probably only sleep for six or less. During the day I feel tired. Should I see the doctor?
School honors fallen alumna
Centennial book shelf dedicated to memory of Sept. 11 victim
April 20, 2003
Students at Centennial School can see something of themselves in the old class picture of first-grader Leslie Whittington. Whittington raced around their playground, studied in their classrooms, ate in their cafeteria and checked out books from their library.
Police hope rules rein in tipsters
April 20, 2003
Fired Lawrence Police Officer Stuart “Mike” Peck wasn’t following the rules when he recruited drug informants and did favors for them. There were no rules to follow.
On the record
April 20, 2003
Holladay support
April 20, 2003
Woodlawn student teacher seeks Miss Indian World title
April 20, 2003
Carla Feathers hopes to dance to the top of the world. Feathers, a senior at Haskell Indian Nations University and a student teacher at Woodlawn School, will compete this week in the Miss Indian World competition in Albuquerque, N.M.
Asleep at switch
April 20, 2003
Boos in N.Y.
April 20, 2003
Wish him well
April 20, 2003
Sad faces
April 20, 2003
Disappointed fan
April 20, 2003
Grow up
April 20, 2003
The right thing?
April 20, 2003
Tarnished legacy
April 20, 2003
High expectations
April 20, 2003
Champions
April 20, 2003
KU, not Roy
April 20, 2003
Flawed regulation
April 20, 2003
Lord of Rings’ overshadowed by worm news
April 20, 2003
Before I get to today’s topic (“Worms Making News”), I want to apologize to those readers, both human and elf, who were unhappy with my column on “The Lord of the Rings.”
Illinois resigned to losing Self
April 20, 2003
If the race for Bill Self was a tug-of-war contest, as of early this morning it appeared Kansas University was close to knocking Illinois into the center pit.
Magnificent mile
Ex-Jayhawk Gruber beats record-holder Webb in top event
April 20, 2003
The talk this week at the Kansas Relays was whether Alan Webb — the young American distance runner who broke Kansas University alumnus Jim Ryun’s long-standing prep mile record — could win on Ryun’s home track.
City baseball showdown washed out, rescheduled
April 20, 2003
Saturday’s much-anticipated city baseball showdown between unbeaten Free State and once-beaten Lawrence High was rained out.
Stamp honors Wright brothers
April 20, 2003
Next time you take a flight on a multiseat commercial airliner, consider it was only 100 years ago the first flight was made on a little 12-horsepower biplane — with only one man aboard.
Household items helpful to treat ailments
April 20, 2003
Even beyond chicken soup, the kitchen can be a gold mine for parents looking to alleviate some of their children’s ailments.
Mozart’s classic ‘Magic Flute’ gets tech-savvy
University Theatre enhances opera with virtual reality
April 20, 2003
Today’s audiences certainly wouldn’t consider “special effects” like painted flats and suspended actors, novelties in 18th-century theaters, innovative by modern technology standards.
Winning Eleven’ graphics perfect for soccer fans
April 20, 2003
Soccer is a big hit with youngsters in the United States, although it’s never really caught on at the pay-for-play level.
Workshop sessions to begin in May
April 20, 2003
Lawrence writer Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg coordinates “A Circle of Women, a Circle of Words,” a women’s writing workshop sponsored by the Lawrence-Douglas County Housing Authority’s resident services program.
Travel briefs
April 20, 2003
¢ Chicago hotel offers film fans ‘Vamp Camp’ ¢ Montreal Expos take games to Puerto Rico ¢ N.Y. sanctuary creates ‘barn and breakfast’
GOP moderates flex muscles on budget
April 20, 2003
They are, by any reckoning, the most scorned people in politics — moderate Republicans. For decades, going back at least to their rout at the Republican National Convention in 1964, they have been labeled as weaklings, folks who can’t get organized and who never win. In other words, wimps.
What are you reading?
April 20, 2003
With a little planning, vacations can fit everyone in the family
April 20, 2003
Multigenerational travel has become one of the fastest-growing areas of the travel industry, as many families are now including grandparents, aunts and uncles in the family getaway.
T-wolves trying to end streak
Garnett wants to avoid seventh first-round flop
April 20, 2003
Kevin Garnett’s inability to lead his team to playoff success has sullied his otherwise stellar career with Minnesota.
24-hour period yields 3-plus inches of rain
April 20, 2003
As of 9 p.m. Saturday, Lawrence had received 3.25 inches of rain during the past 24 hours, according to the National Weather Service in Topeka.
Nation starts speaking its mind
After a lifetime of oppression, Iraqis embrace free speech rights
April 20, 2003
The entire neighborhood was ordered out onto the street. Militiamen with machine guns stood guard on surrounding rooftops. Commandos brought out the young man, hands bound behind him. His parents gasped.
Area briefs
April 20, 2003
¢ LHS performers reap honors at festivals ¢ Car wreck sends passenger to hospital ¢ School’s island festival to feature raffle, auction ¢ University sets exams
Children to paint ‘A Prairie View’ on north wall of Arts Center
Mural will include grass, sky and lots of bugs
April 20, 2003
The new Lawrence Arts Center may be a vibrant, energetic environment for creativity, but you wouldn’t know that by looking at its northern exterior wall.
IU candidate
April 20, 2003
Key developments Saturday in the war against Iraq
April 20, 2003
Braves rebuilding rotation
Newcomers Reynolds, Ramirez helping Maddux carry load
April 20, 2003
Leo Mazzone stopped rocking and sat up straight to make his point, so clearly he was serious.
Ready to get the butterflies?
Experience the miracle of metamorphosis at park
April 20, 2003
Ileana Garcia of South Florida has just entered the Tropical Rainforest exhibit at Butterfly World. She raises her camera and prepares to shoot.
Diamondbacks’ Schilling undergoes appendectomy
April 20, 2003
Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Curt Schilling underwent an appendectomy Saturday during the team’s game against the St. Louis Cardinals, but might miss only one start.
Storms wash out Earth Day events
April 20, 2003
Mother Nature showed Saturday that she still rules, even when it comes to Earth Day activities. Heavy rain and the threat of severe weather caused the cancellation of nearly all Earth Day activities as well as a South Park Easter egg hunt, organizers said.
Commissioners’ concerns may doom city-county bid for Farmland plant
April 20, 2003
The future of a “dead zone” in one of Lawrence’s premier industrial areas is getting caught up in a political dispute, even as some of the Farmland Industries site’s most pressing environmental issues remain unclear.
People
April 20, 2003
¢ Surreal sale brings in $50 million ¢ Etta James has her star at last ¢ Parton parts with thousands ¢ Pianist brings talents to Missouri
Briefly
April 20, 2003
¢ Colorado: Columbine tribute sought for victims ¢ Oklahoma City: Families honor bombing victims ¢ Florida: Shuttle director to leave NASA
Arts notes
April 20, 2003
¢ ‘Yellow Dress’ focuses on domestic violence ¢ Kaw Valley Chorus presents spring concert
Arts notes
April 20, 2003
¢ Faculty recital marks professor’s KU farewell ¢ Preservation Alliance among grant recipients
Arts notes
April 20, 2003
¢ UMKC Conservatory finishes Signature Series ¢ Poets’ antiwar book published by Nation Books
Longtime peace activist honored as state poet
April 20, 2003
Grace Paley made a special trip to Montpelier, the state capital, earlier this year for a face-to-face meeting with the governor.
Historic cookbooks provide glimpse into past
April 20, 2003
Carefully turning the yellowed pages of old cookbooks, written by settlers a century or more ago, conjures up a time when lard was a common ingredient, puddings were all the rage and directions for measurements might read “a teacup full.”
Location-inspired clothes become popular
April 20, 2003
A globe-trotting wardrobe hangs in the closet: A brightly colored, short-sleeve shirt from St. John’s Bay is next to a pair of relaxed Sonoma slacks, and there, on the floor, are those perfect-for-the-beach espadrilles from Newport News.
Catalogs, Web sites vanquish dressing room struggle
April 20, 2003
Women dread this moment all winter. It takes days or even weeks to work up the courage to brave the swimsuit store’s dressing room.
Studying the stars
Seeing in the Dark’ probes world of amateur skygazers
April 20, 2003
When was the last time you looked — really looked — at the stars? It’s easy to be content with knowing the stars are in the sky. A quick glance on a clear winter night is usually enough confirmation the constellations and planets are still up there.
Egg plates are inexpensive collectibles
April 20, 2003
Colored and decorated eggs have been part of religious celebrations since the time of the ancient Romans.
Family briefs
April 20, 2003
¢ Children can learn to be smart consumers ¢ ‘Skunk’ book teaches lesson in diversity ¢ Virginia eighth grader has ‘word power’
Word power
Women’s writing workshop creates soulsearching space
April 20, 2003
A half dozen women — young mothers, grandmothers, recovering addicts, nearly all residents of public housing — trickle in and take seats around a table.
Children’s choir announces auditions
April 20, 2003
The Lawrence Children’s Choir will hold auditions in May for its 2003-2004 season.
God, man clash in ‘Mass for the Modern Age’
Lawrence Civic Choir to premiere work by accompanist at spring concert
April 20, 2003
A confrontation between God and man will boil up in the midst of Saturday’s Lawrence Civic Choir concert.
Venerable art school approaches 200th year with big plans
Plans include modern studios, cafe more gallery space and museum shop
April 20, 2003
It may be nearly 200 years old, but the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is painting itself in a brand new light.
Business briefs
April 20, 2003
Korean influence on Japanese art explored in new exhibit
April 20, 2003
The figure, cast in gilt bronze, sits on a pedestal, his right leg crossed over his left knee and his hand raised in a “Hello, there!” wave.
Marshmallow treat turns 50
Easter candy evolves from handmade sweet to high-tech icon
April 20, 2003
To many people, Marshmallow Peeps are a must-have in children’s Easter baskets. But the chick-shaped candies also are something of a mass-produced technological wonder, having evolved from handmade confections. And they’ve grown into an icon of kitsch on the Internet and an inspiration for artists.
Brownback’s D.C. housing subsidized by secretive religious organization
April 20, 2003
Six members of Congress live in a $1.1 million Capitol Hill town house that is subsidized by a secretive religious organization, tax records show.
K.C. school desegregation judge dies
April 20, 2003
Retired U.S. District Judge Russell G. Clark, who presided over the Kansas City, Missouri School District’s desegregation case, died Thursday night in a Springfield nursing home. He was 77.
Shane’ western celebrates 50 years
April 20, 2003
Of the millions of tourists who visit this mountain resort each year for the granite peaks of Grand Teton National Park and bubbling geysers of Yellowstone, a few hundred come for something else.
SARS kills 12 in Hong Kong
Singapore says disease spawning economic crisis
April 20, 2003
Hong Kong reported a record 12 deaths in a single day from the SARS virus Saturday, while Singapore’s leader warned that the outbreak could become the worst economic crisis his city-state has ever faced.
N. Korea proposes talks with S. Korea after nuclear claims
April 20, 2003
North Korea made a conciliatory gesture toward South Korea on Saturday, proposing high-level talks a day after jeopardizing negotiations with the United States by claiming it is reprocessing spent nuclear fuel, possibly for weapons.
American Toth sets shot-put record
April 20, 2003
American shot putter Kevin Toth’s promise was even bigger than his throw Saturday at Kansas University’s Memorial Stadium.
Rhythm and blues legend Earl King dies
Celebrated ‘King of New Orleans’ behind many Mardi Gras favorites
April 20, 2003
Earl King, the prolific songwriter and guitarist responsible for some of the most enduring and idiosyncratic compositions in the history of R&B, died Thursday from diabetes-related complications, The Times-Picayune reported in Saturday’s editions. He was 69.
KU’s lone win in finale by lone senior Lorenz, Skoda
April 20, 2003
For Kansas University’s tennis team, Saturday’s dual match against Texas A&M was all about confidence — who has it and who wants it.
Remodel or pay mortgage faster to invest in home
April 20, 2003
After three years of losses, the stock market is scary. Bonds did well last year but could rack up big losses if interest rates go up. And bank savings and money-market funds offer interest rates flirting with zero.
Unruly fan behavior not limited to Chicago
April 20, 2003
Not every baseball player is completely averse to an unscheduled meet-and-greet with unruly fans running onto the field.
Local briefs
April 20, 2003
¢ Perspectives: Greens plan discussions on global, local issues ¢ Leavenworth: Judge finds defendant competent for trial ¢ Free performance: Play offers perspective on relationship abuse ¢ Kansas University: Book-collecting contest winners to be named
Perspective found in roundup at Ghost Ranch
Alternative spring break provides service work, spiritual renewal, taste of native culture and solitude
April 20, 2003
Kansas University junior John Bellassai was in the dumps. His grades were suffering. He recently split with his girlfriend. Already introverted by nature, he was feeling more and more isolated. He needed a break.
Government worker puts in 62 years
April 20, 2003
Being two hours late for your first day of work and accidentally head-butting the governor isn’t exactly the best way to start a career in state government. Unless you’re Nancylea Hunt.
Crean fan
April 20, 2003
NFL Draft Capsules
April 20, 2003
Andersons dedicate ‘awesome’ strength center
April 20, 2003
Chancellor Robert Hemenway proclaimed it “as good as any in the country.” Senior associate athletic director John Hadl called it “the best facility in America.” Women’s basketball coach Marian Washington said, “It’s awesome.”
In their own words: writing by workshop participants
April 20, 2003
Briefly
April 20, 2003
¢ India: India makes conditional offer to have talks with Pakistan ¢ Gaza Strip: Israel invades refugee camp; five Palestinians killed ¢ Jerusalem: Prime minister-designate angered at Arafat meeting
Bookstore
April 20, 2003
Roy found real loyalty here in Kansas
April 20, 2003
There’s all this mystique about roots, herbs, bloodlines and such that were critical determinants in Roy Williams’ hegira to the homeland. He’s devotedly grateful to North Carolina for all the things it did for him in the 15 years or so before he came into the Kansas basketball picture.
Lions’ Fulton second in 100
April 20, 2003
Once Chris Fulton hits his stride, few high school athletes are faster. The only problem the Lawrence High senior had Saturday at the Kansas Relays was getting to that point.
Iraq food aid may depress wheat prices
Agriculture groups fear effort could hurt market in short term
April 20, 2003
The decision to sell stockpiled U.S. wheat to get cash for humanitarian relief efforts in Iraq has raised concerns the flood of reserve grain into the market will depress grain prices.
Sans starter, Royals rip Tigers - Kansas City 9, Detroit 2
Lopez wins in relief of Affeldt, who was sidelined after 3 innings
April 20, 2003
Even losing their starting pitcher after three innings to a blister couldn’t slow down the Kansas City Royals.
National League Roundup: Rusch’s bunt a game-winner
Brewers turn back Astros, 3-2, in 14 innings
April 20, 2003
Glendon Rusch finally found a way to beat the Houston Astros — with his bat instead of his arm.
Bucks stopped here
Milwaukee players arrested for assault
April 20, 2003
Gary Payton, Sam Cassell and Jason Caffey of Milwaukee all surrendered to Toronto police Saturday following an investigation into an alleged assault outside a strip club.
Wallace’s status unclear for today’s series opener
April 20, 2003
The Detroit Pistons are hopeful but not certain that Ben Wallace will be able to play in Game 1 against Orlando.
It can work
April 20, 2003
Therapy can be successful, even years after a stroke
April 20, 2003
Hundreds of thousands of Americans survive strokes each year only to find they have trouble walking, talking or working, dependent on others for the most basic tasks.
Detoxification idea captures attention
April 20, 2003
Dear readers: My recent article on detoxification generated much response. Many readers wanted more information on the process and asked about the specific protocol I used in my practice.
Our fair share
April 20, 2003
Honest Kansans don’t mind paying their fair share of taxes, but audits showing how many people are beating the state’s tax system are disheartening.
Troupe to stage e-‘motion’-al concert
April 20, 2003
Movement can suggest emotion. Languorous foot-dragging signals exhaustion. Frenetic leaps sometimes represent glee, other times fear or chaos.
Arts notes
April 20, 2003
¢ Art Tougeau parade just around corner ¢ Singer-songwriter brings folk fusion to Lawrence ¢ KU quartet places at singing competition
Canseco plan draws yuks, not bucks
April 20, 2003
Jose Canseco has a lot of time to ponder these days. As he sits under house arrest in Miami, the former American League MVP must be wondering what the world is coming to.
Crowd welcomes home U.S. POWs
April 20, 2003
Seven former U.S. prisoners of war returned home Saturday to a crowd of flag-waving family and friends, one week after they were rescued in Iraq.
Top Williamses
April 20, 2003
Euthanasia is all about quality of life
April 20, 2003
There are parts of being a veterinarian I love: examining a new kitten, repairing a broken leg to see that patient running a year later, getting a big kiss from a pretty blonde (golden retriever). But I still dread the times I am called to help one of my patients die.
Pediatrician says 21st century medicine cabinet ‘in cupboard’
April 20, 2003
As a pediatrician for nearly 30 years, Dr. Lillian Beard has, of course, a “tremendous amount of respect” for medicine and the people who practice it.
American League Roundup: Lowe escapes Jays’ jams
Red Sox hand Toronto 7-2 setback
April 20, 2003
Boston’s Derek Lowe felt like he got away with one against Toronto.
Nowitzki torches Trail Blazers for 46 points - Dallas 96, Portland 86
April 20, 2003
Layups, jumpers, three-pointers; Dirk Nowitzki was hitting them all. Yet the Dallas Mavericks still trailed by 13.
Arts notes
April 20, 2003
¢ National Poetry Month: Missouri poet to visit KU for reading, signing ¢ KU alumni visits area to promote first novel ¢ KC author, screenwriter to appear at Unity Temple
14 years of Roy watching
April 20, 2003
Bob Davis, radio voice of Kansas University, ribbed both Roy Williams and the Journal-World while emceeing the KU men’s basketball banquet five or six years ago.
Vo-tech program to begin in Eudora
District offers alternative to college
April 20, 2003
In the self-proclaimed education capital of Kansas, there’s a concern among some Douglas County businesses about the quality of education their employees have received.
State says fewer children in foster care
SRS official suggests preventative services might have affected change
April 20, 2003
Three years ago, Kansas had about 3,800 children living in foster homes. Another 1,400 were awaiting adoption.
The Motley Fool
April 20, 2003
¢ Last week’s answer ¢ Are you saving enough? ¢ Sailed away ¢ Buffett favored trading cutbacks ¢ Roundup of economic factors
Library archives compositions forgotten from brass bands era
April 20, 2003
Wilma Zylstra doesn’t know it, but she’s battling Darth Vader every day. While the “Star Wars” theme and “Hang on Sloopy” dominate the playlists of high school and college bands, the 79-year-old librarian spends her days dusting off and preserving little-known, toe-tapping gems from the brass band era of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Horoscopes
April 20, 2003