The Hays Daily News from Hays, Kansas on September 20, 2002 · Page 2
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A2 • FRIDAY • SEPTEMBER 20,2002 • THE HAYS DAILY NEWS LOCAL STATISTICS SEPTEMBER 20,2002 From Kansas State University Agricultural Research Center, Hays: Overnight low 43 High Thursday 69 Record high Sept. 20 ....100 in 1935 Record low Sept. 20 20 in 1895 Year ago Saturday 83 and 56 Precipitation for 24 hours ending at 8 a.m. today trace Precipitation this year ..14.30 inches Average to date 18.95 inches Sunset tonight 7:37 p.m. Sunrise tomorrow 7:23 a.m. Sunset tomorrow 7:35 p.m. From measurements taken at The Hays Dally News, 507 Main: Temperature at 11 a.m. today 73 Precipitation for 24 hours ending at 11 a.m. today none Maximum wind speed (recorded at 11:19 p.m. Thursday) 20 mph Regional weather KANSAS FORECAST Saturday, Sept. 21 forecast for daytime conditions, low/high temperatures 10/13 9/21 9/29 10/6 Sunny R. Cloudy Cloudy Showers T-storms Rain Flurries Snow Ice ACROSS KANSAS High and low temperatures and precipitation for the 24 hours ended at 6 am: Chanute 68 55 0.02 Coffeyville 70 56 Concordia 66 51 0.06 Dodge City 66 45 0.06 •Emporia 66 53 0.10 Garden City 70 42 Goodland 69 45 Hill City 72 41 0.01 Hutchinson 64 46 0.06 Lawrence 71 59 0.18 Liberal 70 45 Manhattan 66 52 0.17 Parsons 70 56 EXTENDED OUTLOOK Monday, a slight chance for early morning thunderstorms northwest, Otherwise partly cloudy. Lows from near 40 west to the upper 50s southeast. Most highs in the 70s. Tuesday, a slight chance for early morning thunderstorms northwest. • Clip this and give it to your attorney: The Nantucket Enquirer on July 24,1824, listed this cargo on the American sloop "Henry": "Four ladies, three musicians, one lion, one llama, a monkey, a baboon and two lawyers." • Land tides twice daily make the earth's surfaces rise and fall several inches. Your putt, Fred. • Samoans like nothing better, it's said, than to sit around at their leisure and argue the fine points of Christianity. Among other islanders, the Samoans are known as "the Irish of the Pacific." • Sideburns first were called "Burnsides." Crossword puzzles first were called "Wordcross." Butterflies first were called "Flutter- by "s." This comes to mind because I just saw a boat called "Victoria Queen." How did all this nomenclature get changed around? • Q. Is there really such a thing as an obsessive fear of marriage? A. Must be. There's a name for it: gamophobia. • Every grownup in the Western World has had mononucleosis. At least, that's what the medicos believe. They just can't prove it. • Our Language man now says the word "doughboy" dates all the way back to the Civil War. Corned then" for no fancier a reason than that the infantry insignia then looked like a wad of dough. • The tailor of old sat cross- legged. It strained his body's longest muscle, the one in the thigh, and he complained at length. It was his repeated complaint to doctors that gave the muscle its Latin name — "sarto- rius" meaning "tailor." This feature is compiled by retired author L.M. Boyd, Seattle, from 40 years of columns. Community Bulletin Board 'English Teaching on the Plains'focus of workshop Celebrating "English Teaching On The Plains" will be the focus of the 40th Annual Fort Hays State University Fall English Workshop from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 27. The workshop will offer a variety of presentations on middle school, high school and college level English instruction. Presentations will be given by Karen and Ryan Burrows, graduates of the FHSU English program; Daniel Kulmala, assistant professor of English; Robert Rook, chairman of the department of history; Janie Roper, Hayden High School; and Sharon Wilson, instructor of English. The featured luncheon speaker for this year is Susan J. Rosowski, Adele Hall Distinguished Professor at the University of Nebraska- Lincoln. Rosowski is a world-renowned expert on the life and writings of Nebraska novelist Willa Gather and will speak on "Multimedia Approaches to Teaching Willa Gather's My Antonia." All presentations are free for the public to attend and will be in the FHSU Memorial Union. Registration for the lunch event is $40 per: person before Wednesday, and will include all conference activities, materials, breakfast and lunch. After Wednesday, registration is $50 per person, and includes all conference activities and materials except the luncheon. For more information or to register visit the Web site at or call the department of English at (785) 628-4285. Meeting on end-of-lifc care to take place in Wichita WICHITA — More than 23,000 Kansans die each year, and four out of five do not die suddenly. The issues these Kansans must address and the care they receive are the focus of a two-day conference on "The Future of End-of- Life Care in Kansas" that will take place Oct. 22 and 23 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. The meeting is sponsored by the Kansas LIFE Project, Living Initiatives For End-of-Life Care, a joint effort of more than 70 Kansas agencies, organizations and associations that work together to help Kansans live with dignity, comfort and peace as they near the end of life. Keynote speakers include Dr. Dan Tobin, director of the National Advanced Illness Coordinated Care Program. Tobin is a leading consultant on end-of-life issues and has been instrumental in the development of advanced illness coordinated care models within the VA health system in New England as well as a national pediatric end-of-life program. Mary Labyak, executive director of The Hospice of the Florida Suncoast, will speak to the challenges and barriers to improve end-of-life care, both locally and nationally. Healthcare professionals, caregivers, community leaders, clergy, insurers, public policymakers, organizational leaders and anyone interested in improving the care that Kansans receive at the end of life are invited to attend. For more information, go to or call (316) 263-6380 for a conference brochure. Department of philosophy to offer 'civil discussion' Fort Hays State University's Department of Philosophy will present its first installment of "Civil Discussions of Controversial Issues" from 7 tp 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Hays Public Library. This year's first public colloquium will be a panel presentation and open discussion titled "Public, Mental Health, Care: Philosophical and Moral Perspectives." The three panelists are Chuck Frankenfeld, FHSU assistant professor of social work; Eugene Rice, assistant professor of philosophy at FHSU; and Marie Shields, therapist in the department of screening and referral at High Plains Mental Health. Frankenfeld has prior experience in the mental health area as director of social services at Larned State Hospital and currently serves on the Behavior Sciences Regulatory Board. Rice recently concluded his doctorate at Marquette University, focusing on theoretical and applied philosophy of law and justice-related issues. Shields is a licensed clinical marriage and family therapist whose more than 21-year career at High Plains Mental Health Center has involved psychiatric evaluations, child abuse evaluations, child custody evaluations and constant contact with the legal system. The event is free and open to the public. It will begin at 7 p.m. with the first half of the meeting focusing on the panelists' discussion and the second half focusing on open discussion from the audience. For more information on the series, call the FHSU department of philosophy at (785) 6284249. SIT & SLEEP CENTER 2008 VINE HAYS, KS 785-625-3093 Horn Jlai I Douglas Day Renowned celebrity hair designer, specializing in modern hair cuts and color, will begin accepting appointments on Sept. 24. Deabien Designs 806 MAIN • HAYS.KS • 785-625-8792 Parental resource program is in October, November RUSSELL — "Making Children Mind Without Losing Yours," a six-session resource program will be available from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 6, 13, 20 and Nov. 3, 10 and 17 at St. John Lutheran Church. "Making Children Mind Without Losing Yours" takes a refreshing look at raising children, regardless of their age. This program is beneficial for parents, grandparents, couples planning on having children, teachers, social workers, and anyone who works with children and cares about their well being. Each session has a 25-minute video with Kevin Leman, psychologist and author of the popular birth order book, as a presenter along with plenty of discussion points for program participants. This new program offers participants the opportunity to share their experiences and learn from each other. This six-session program offers concepts in the areas of developing the courage to do what is best for your kids; understanding kids and why they do what they do; maintaining authority without being an (authoritarian^ how • to gain 'yburteen'S love ; ahd re- " spect and keep it forever; what to do in a drug abuse world; helping kids feel good about themselves for all the right reasons; and turning everyday hassles into everyday successes. Free childcare, workshop workbooks and resources will be available. Preregistration is required, call St. John Lutheran Church at (785) 483-5358 for more information and to register. A free chili supper is offered on the first night of the program at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 6. Program objectives and participant completion certificates will be available for anyone applying for CEUs once they complete the program. The program is sponsored by St. John Lutheran Church, Russell County Community Partnership and the Russell County Sheriff's Department. Cline/Fay Institute offers parent training program Parents and Children Together is offering "Becoming a Love and Logic Parent," a parent training program designed by the Cline/Fay Institute. The program will be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on six consecutive Monday evenings, beginning Monday, and continuing through Oct. 28, at the First United Methodist Church, 305 W. Sev- enth. Enter the north door at the back. Childcare is free for children under 10. Parents are asked to indicate on the enrollment form if they will use this service. Cost is $8 per family and covers the cost of the book. Scholarships are available. Fees will be collected at the first meeting. The class will be presented by Karen Beery and Heather Winklepleck. Send enrollment forms to Jennifer Kitson, Hays USD 489, 323 W 12th, Hays, KS 67601. (785) 623-2400. The program is funded by the Ellis County United Way and sponsored by PACT. First International Spice program is Tuesday night The first International Spice program of the Fort Hays State University school year will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in McMindes Hall's west lounge. This edition's showcased country will be Germany. Students from Germany will share samples of German food as well as information about their country. Also discussed will be details on upcoming opportunities to travel and study in Germany. Two more International Spice,, programs will take place fhis' year. France will be featured in November and Slovakia will be highlighted in the spring. Pomeroy's back-to-school tour to stop in Hays The band Pomeroy will be in Hays during its back-to-school tour. The Kansas City-based band will play about 20 shows on the tour, including performances with Incubus and Dave Mathews Band. The band will play Wednesday at the Wild Rose in Hays. Public is invited to free recital featuring Houle •The public is invited to a free recital at 7:30 p.m. today at Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center in Hays featuring Arthur Houle, who is the featured artist during the Kansas Music Teachers Association conference here today and Saturday. His program is "Bach to the Future: Creative Approaches to Classical and Jazz Music" and will include works by J.S. Bach, Mozart, Haydn, Chopin, demen- ti and a collection of his own compositions entitled "Cowboy Jazz." Calendar Service* of Hays We Specialize In Ultrasonic Blind Cleaning 785-628-6712 Family Dentistry Melinda K. Miner, DDS and Daniel I. Miner, DDS 625-2200 1-877-743-0875 Most Insurance & Medicaid Accepted Hospital Dentistry Available at HMC 3007 Hall Street Hays, KS Friday Monday • "Pixels and Places: Mapping the World with Remote Sensing and GIS," 7 p.m., Sternberg Museum of Natural History's Engel Educational Center: Presentation by John Heinrichs, assistant professor of geo- sciences at Fort Hays State University, on satellite and geographic information systems technology. Admission free for museum members, $1 for others. • LINK Inc. sponsored slate representative candidate forum to hear candidate responses to questions focused on the programs, services and civic rights of people with disabilities, 6 pirn., LINK office, 1204 Canterbury. ELSEWHERE OTIS — Otis-Bison Elementary School carnival to benefit the Accelerated Reader program, 6 to 8 p.m. Meals served at 5 p.m. with open house from 5 to 6 p.m. Saturday • Farmers market, 8 to 11:30 a.m., Immaculate Heart of Mary parking lot, 19th and Vine. • First annual Midwest Deutsche Oktoberfest, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., Ellis County Fairgrounds. Free admission. • Bullmania, 8 p.m., Ellis County Fairgrounds. Show includes bull riding, mutton busting, a calf scramble and an appearance by Miss Rodeo Kansas and other area rodeo queens. Tickets at the gate are $12. Children 5 and under are admitted free. ELSEWHERE LOGAN — 29th annual Hansen Arts and Crafts Fair, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Main Street. Tuesday ELSEWHERE WaKEENEY — Murder Mystery Dinner Theater, 6:30 p.m., VFW Hall. Presented by the Repertory Theater of America. For ticket information, call Edna Deines, (785) 743-6336 or 6472. Wednesday Sunday • Farmers market, 5 to 8 p.m., Immaculate Heart of Mary parking lot, 19th and Vine. • Lifetime Education Wellness Seminar, 7 p.m., Center for Health Improvement education room. "A Guide to Restaurant Dining" by Mary Jeter. • First annual Midwest Deutsche Oktoberfest, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Ellis County Fairgrounds. Free admission. • The Hays Police Department and Community Oriented Policing ask residents to turn on their porch lights at night for neighborhood safety. The schedule: — Homes with odd-numbered addresses should turn on lights the first and third full weeks of the month. — Homes with even-numbered addresses should turn on lights the second and fourth full weeks of the month. — All residents should turn on lights for any partial weeks of a month. • Eagles breakfast buffet, 7:30 a.m. to noon, 121E. Eighth. Tickets: $4.50 for adults, $2.75 for children 6 to 11, and free for children 5 and under. Proceeds will go to the Fort Hays Stamp Club. The public is welcome. ELSEWHERE OBERLIN — Oberlin Arts and Humanities Commission will present "The Aries Brass Quintet" in concert, 2 p.m., Oberlin High School Auditorium. Tickets are available at the door for $10 ($5 for students living at home) or by season ticket. Season tickets are available throughout the year. For more information, call Mary at (785) 4753329 or Ella at (785) 475-3557. NORTON — LINK Inc. '-spoil- ' sored state 1 representative can- didate'forum to'hea'r 'candidate' responses to questions focused on the programs, services and civic rights of people with disabilities, 6 p.m., Norton Library. Friday • Hays Area Chamber of Commerce monthly membership lunch, noon, Golden Ox Pavilion, 1006 Cody. Speaker is City Manager Randy Gustafson. • Parents as Teachers/Early Head Start is looking for donations, maternity clothes, newborn and infant-toddler clothes, toys, books, videos and general supplies, and will have a scheduled drop-off from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Hays High School cafeteria. Call Angela, (785) 623-2440 for more information. Send Information to Calendar, Hays Daily News, 507 Main, Hays, KS 67601. _ THE CLASSIFI (785) 628-10 HDN THEHAYSDAILYNEWS Your news and information source for northwesi Kansas Founded November 11,1929 HECKLED mttcaatsic John D. Montgomery/editor and publisher DEPARTMENTS PBINTEDWITH SOY INK NEWS: Doug Wellet/executive editor Mike Corn/managing editor Randy Gonzales/sports editor ADVERTISING: Mary Karat/manager CIRCULATION: Bob Welgel/manager BUSINESS: Janice Tlnkel/manager The Hays Daily News (ISSN 238-060) Is published daily except Saturdays, Memorial Day and Labor Day by News Publishing Co., Inc., 507 Main, Hays, Kansas, 67601. Periodical Class postage paid at Hays. Postmaster: Send address changes to The Hays Daily News, P.O. Box 857, Hays, Kansas, 67601. Office hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. (785) 628-1081, (800) 657-6017; (785) 628-8186 fax. 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