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Atchison Globe (Newspaper) - August 7, 1988, Atchison, Kansas Dyers buy DeAnns Floral and Gift Page Question af the week Mat is the best book you Have read lately Page Atchison Sunday Globe lllth Year 204 Kansas An udder catastrophe was avoided at Skyway August 1988 58 Pages News briefs Aquacade makes a big splash 409 to meet Monday A special meeting has been called Monday for USD 409 School board members because of struc tural problems found at Atchison Junior High Superintendent Mike Pomarico said Friday that an engineer has examined the trusses in the Ingalls building at the school and will report Monday on what action needs to be We feelits important enough to call a special board Pomarico It is a serious Budget hearing set USD 377 will have a budget hearing at Monday in Building B behind the Central Office in Effingham with a regular board of education meeting follow ing at 8 The FFA state fair trip request will be student insur ance discussed and insurance bids Other items on the agenda include bus an increase for hourly bus outofdistrict student applications and tuition payment votech applica tion student and employee handbooks and designa tion of a person in charge when a principal is absent from the Baker joins campaign WASHINGTON AP James Biker praised by President Reagan as a secret of our suc is resigning as treasury sec retary to direct George Bushs drive for the presidency and says theres nothing fundamentally wrong with the vice presidents Baker will take over his new job 17 when Bush receives the presidential nomination at the Republican National Convention in New In accepting Bak ers Reagan announced Friday he will nomi nate former Nicholas F a Wall Street investment for the Cabinet Heat causes wreck AP An Arntrak engineer at the controls of a train with nearly 400 aboard says he saw heatwarpec rails ahead but was unable to stop before it jumped the injur ing 165 The 12car en route from Chicago to was traveling at 79 mph when it derailed Frida afternoon on the outskirts of Saco toppling at least five of nine pas senger cars and throwing passen gers from their autnoritie Congressman resigns NEW YORK facing the prospect o years in prison after his secon conviction on corruption charge in a tearfully resigned from Congress with sadness but n regrets and a defiant claim o A federal jury on Thursday con victed the 10term Bronx Demo crat of extortion an bribetaking involving the Wet tech a military contracto that made payoffs to get govern ment He faces up to 20 year on the top Japan mourns dead Japan AP Mourners today laid wreaths an offered water to the souls of tl people killed instantl when the United States droppe an atomic bomb on Hiroshima years During the Hirosh ma Mayor Takeshi Araki app aled to world leaders to preven more nuclear holocausts an praised the treaty to ban intermediaterange nuclea Sold 1979 FORD Bronco crui low excellent con Telephone xxxoooo after 5 For Fast Action Cal Atchison Daily Glob 3670583 Want Ads Dorrell crowned queen by KENT NICHOLS Globe staff writer Friday nights 1988 was a big splash to an estimated 400 people who gathered at Lions Pool to witness an Atchison Tension hung thick in the and aquacade queen candidates stood smiling while judges took about 30 minutes to tabulate the But the bevy of swimsuitclad beauties kept the audience interested until the moment 1949 queen Mary Lou Hill Kottman crowned Jennifer Dorrell of Bendena the queen the 88 Some spectators goodnaturedly made light of the situation while waiting for the results from judges Ruth Mayor Jerry Lar ry and Douglas The event was sponsored by The Atchison Daily the city of Atchison and Atchison Area Cham ber of After the queen the audience was entertained by about 80 Atchisonarea put on sev eral iwimanddance routines and a diving The annual which began in wasonce Considered one of the highlights of summer in It often drew queen contestants from as far away as the Kansas City before it temporarily ended in After a 10year the aqua cade returned last year under the direction of Liz who also served as director and choreographer from After the show Johnson said that she hopes the event will be back for because the particip ants benefit from the exercise they get while preparing for the They gain poise from the experience of performing in front of hundreds of she Johnson said she was impressed by the talent shown by her youthful I think that it was good enough that we can take this on the she lets put it this well bring it back again next The kids obviously enjoyed doing what they were And several of them that were not doing came up Police wary of con artists by KENT NICHOLS Globe staff writer Atchison Police officials are warn ing citizens to be on the lookout for con artists who may be trying to the trap the unwary with their Police Les Smith said an elderly Atchison woman reported Thursday that someone claiming to be a police officer telephoned her and asked whether she had any valuables that she would like marked with identification Smith said the Police Department has never solicited local citizens to mark their household The call er may have been trying to case the womans residence for valuables to Police should be immediately con tacted whenever such phone calls are And never tell the caller what kind of valuables are on the Smith In a separate another elderly woman was approached Wed nesday by an unknown man and woman who asked her whether they could paint her The woman reported to police that even though a price was never agreed the strangers charged her after the work was The elderly should be especially cautious when approached by stran gers wanting to do odd jobs for Police Robert Liggett When approached by persons who want to do odd Liggett recom mends that individuals Always agree on a price before letting them start on the Never leave the house when someone is working inside or Only hire local companies and reputable people to do the AQUACADE DIRECTOR LIZ Johnson left gets a big hug after the show Friday night from Jared while Ryan Sundby waits his Aquacade queen Jennifer Bendena upper right prepares to be crowned by 1949 queen Mary Lou Hill First runnerup Shannon Wallace lower right strikes a pose dur ing the queen Globe photos by Kent and I want to do it next theyre waiting already to do Johnson We had a hard time getting kids to because they had to go on she In I had a couple of kids that practiced with us because they wanted to be in it so bad even though I knew they wouldnt be here for the With each Johnson said she expects the numbers of participants and spectators to Splashdance was the culmina tion of a nearly a month of practices for aquacade who final ly got to show their Children 9toll years old appeared in made up to appear like the California Raisins of television commercial danc ing and swimming to the music of 1 Heard It From The Before a contingent of 5 to 9 year olds dressed in butterfly did a swimming And a group 11 through 13 year olds did their rendition of Chubby Checkers dance The Twist on land and on intertubes on the The water show ended with a diving exhibition and a comedy This years event was a nice Johnson because 17 past aqua cade queens returned to take part in the the first aquacade said she is happy to see the resurgence of the I had a lot of fun participating in the first It was a big thrill for and it is something HI always she I think my three daughters are more proud of me winning the contest than I HEIDI a member of the Atchison Shamrocks 4H picked out this white dress from the store to catch the judges atten tion in the consultation judging of clothing carrousel at the Aichi son County Globe photo by Rox Mary to accept first male residents from staff and wire reports The freshman class of 1988 at Mary College will mark the end of an era in Kansas and the beginning of a new chapter in the colleges Mary was the last college in Kansas that allowed only women stu dents to live on But this the school will break that tradition when it accepts its first male residen tial Our recruiting and national surveys confirmed what we already said Mary administrator Sister Mary Few women are even interested in looking at all women colleges any It was time to cntch up with the The Sisters of Charity founded the liberal arts Catholic school in and it became a junior college in The school awarded its first fouryear degrees n Men have been attending campus or extension classes since the They made up about 12 perccntof the student population last school when the college had 380 fulltime students on School records show that enroll ment increased from 863 to between 1982 and including students in extension At the same the residential cam pus population dropped from 164 to The experience at Mary mir rored a national trend away from singlesex colleges that began in the Studies show allwomen col leges serve only 2 percent of the stu dents They served 13 percent in the Sister Mary Janet Mary resisted the change in the past in order to provide a niche for women she The approach worked until enrollment started dropping in the early Sister Mary Janet stressed that the decision was not made because of financial problems at the We werent in any kind of It was not a decision handed down from on she We have a great academic a strong fiscal posi and a stable Students and faculty were told in May 1986 that the school was consid ering becoming fully Admini strators also talked with national board members and professional At there was kind of a said Susan who was student body president for the 198788 The tradition is strong Its really what attracted me to the When I first heard about I was really against Some students still do not care for the I dont like Jill Atchison I prefer it would stay the way it because the school is specialized towards If I wanted to meet I would go somewhere The different rules of visitation and changes with the gym will be Eggers Were the ones that are going to have to make the and its going to be Early polls of students showed they were evenly divided on the but alumnae were mostly in Sister Mary Janet A majority had great nostalgia for See page 2 ;