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Ottawa Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 24, 1986, Ottawa, Kansas The Ottawa raid May Kansas 66067 131 25 cents 12 pages inside highlights Jim Sundberg baseball records Are a Means to a rare kind of Page state Senate tax writers have a soft spot for Page National women Vietnam vets want their Niche on National Page Kansas trails history sailed the Kaw from the University of Kansas the Kansas River was at first believed navigable from its Mouth to Lawrence through the and to fort Riley during the Winter Mon but it proved adapted Only to that traditional Steamer which could run wherever there was a heavy wrote Albert Deane Richard son in beyond the boosters promoted the Kansas River As navigable for steamboats carrying freight and sceptics like John James Iri galls laughed at the these like the May be properly described As am or composed equally of land and wrote the they constituted an anomaly in being too shallow for Taviga too dense for a constant and too fluid for if Catfish were permanently expelled and proper attention Given to sub soil blowing and irrigation in dry they would eventually become Garden spots of the yet the River was a pathway of sex Commerce and it guided travellers into the Early Buffalo Hunter and in Dian believed that an ancient Indian Trail ran along the North in 1724 the French explorer Etienne Bour Mont moved along the Kansas South Bank on his trip to make peace and establish Trade with the Kansa and american explorers used both Banks As they sought knowledge of the West and new paths to Rich Beaver country and to Oregon and Jedediah Smith followed the path along the North Bank and up the this Trail later became a major route for Overland and the famous 1842 expedition of John Charles Fremont outfitted at Kaw Smouth and followed the Kan Sas until it struck As expedition members surveyed the Oregon the Kaw was a River Road for Early fur Frederick Chouteau remembered using Canoe like boats 60 to 70 feet and keelboat on the Kaw in the Early 19th keelboat were smaller and More stable than and they could be rowed or sailed up indians or people of French Indian descent often operated a John treat described one crossing Point on the Kaw in the 1830s upon reaching its we continued on Page 10 boots key african Diplomat related Story on Page 7 Washington a the United states on Friday expelled the senior defense attache from South Africa embassy in Washington to protest his governments raids against three neighbouring countries earlier this South Africa will not be allowed to Send a and the defense attache in Pretoria was recalled for we Trust that this action will make Clear to the South african government that the United states cannot tolerate disregard of the sovereignty of South Africa the state department said in its announcement of the expulsion when the United states condemned the raids into Zambia and Zimbabwe on it said it was reviewing further actions to show its the expulsion order was the first such the statement identified the expelled South african As brigadier Alexander he will have 10 Days to leave the outreach Ottawa elderly missing a bet memorial employees Kurt Skiles left and Scott Thompson put the finishing touches on a few photo by Gary Lytle things in Highland cemetery Friday in preparation for More than the usual cemetery traffic Over the Long memorial Day by Melissa Bauman the Ottawa Library would like to reach out to Ottawa older Popula if residents would just give it a the local Library since the late 1960s has operated an outreach program that delivers magazines and albums to older residents and Ottawa was one of the first ones to have outreach before it became popular among other libraries in the Kathy the Library reference librarian and coordinator of the outreach Norton says that outreach began with the encouragement of the local eagles a group that apparently has taken an interest in the program Ever the auxiliary has donated funds each year to Purchase Large print books for the a philanthropic Effort that has brought the Library Large print collection to approximately 200 volumes since it Reagan won Over by hands by Robert Barr associated press writer hands across America was rerouted across the White House grounds and organizers hoped that president reagans Deci Sion would encourage millions More latecomers to the project Hopes to raise million or More by getting about 5 million people to contribute at least to help form a line sunday from new York to it is not too late for anybody to join hands across organizer Ken Kragen said after the White House everyone is whether they have made a donation or while there has been concern about gaps in the line in the desert fastnesses of new Mexico and Kragen predicted that the line will be 10 people deep when it begins in new Kragen predicted that half or More of those who get in line will wait until sunday morning to make up their the line is infinitely sex he for those who decide too late to pledge Money in organizers Are armed with 10 million pledge envelopes which can be returned at the work pointing toward the 3 not linkup on sunday continued on dozens of not Only in the 17 states crossed by the line but As far away As according to the reagans decision to extend both hands followed a family discussion thursday night with his his older and her Dennis re said presidential spokesman Larry this is a uniquely american Way to help our fellow the Reagan family will do its Speakes quoted the president As say critics pointed out that a program to provide information about food Aid had been killed in the Reagan admin Stratiotis Legal legacy tops the Carlin years a while his legislative accomplishments Are John Carlin will leave a less obvious Mark on Kansas when he departs office Early next year his sprinkling of 71 judges in coun ties All across the besides appointing District the Carlin legacy includes the Nam ing of two justices to the Kansas supreme court and three judges to the court of appeals a record which ensures a lasting Impact on the Hes saving his Best for in whats Likely to be his last major Carlin will replace chief Justice Alfred Schroeder of the Kansas supreme from a political it May be the democratic governors most important with schroeders retirement at years end after three decades ser Carlin will be Able to add a fourth Democrat to the states highest court giving democrats control of the seven member supreme it is believed to be the first time in Kansas 125year history that democrats will have held the Carlin says the appointment of judges is one of the most significant contributions a governor can make and its a duty he has taken the Green the first time in a Long time Ottawa motorists had a clean shot of sorts through South main Friday with the completion of the resurfacing of the first Sec Tio Nof the renovation workers from Killough scooped away the last of the excess Asphalt while traffic headed photo by Gary Lytle very seriously during his eight years in he has personally inter viewed every candidate for a District judgeship and tried to put the Best qualified person on the often disregarding political consider and Carlin has made a lasting imprint on the judiciary by peppering the states judicial districts with an assortment of Young judges and by placing women and minorities in although he considers himself on the conservative Side of moderate when it comes to political Carlin Only looks for someone prepared to be As fair As possible when he makes judicial he has never used a set criteria to select a judge and lets candidates discuss their own rather than trying to respond to judges and lawyers recognize the Power wielded by a governor when it comes to they say the Public is protected by the system of Merit selection of judges employed in 52 including Johnson and dilutes that the alternative is the partisan elections which take place in 53 including Sedgwick and opponents criticize the process because it turns judges into politicians and injects politics into a continued on Page 1 area weather county sunny today with a High around turning partly Cloudy tonight and sunday with a Low tonight around so and highs on sunday in the Low the Outlook for memorial is mild and dry with highs around began with 25 Large print books in the Library also subscribes to Large print such As readers guideposts and and the Northeast Kansas libraries association has Large print books it rotates among its almost anything published is available in Large Norton despite the fact that the Library has operated the program for nearly 20 Norton says Ottawa older citizens Arent really taking advantage of although All statistics indicate that the elderly Are becoming an increasing percentage of Franklin county the outreach program has remained As a 1959 study done for the Library showed that percent of Franklin county population was Over while the 1980 census had the number up to the Library delivers materials to 18 individuals in Addi Tion to four different retirement Homes considerably fewer people than the Library would like to a questionnaire was sent out so that those interested in the program could indicate their likes and dislikes what kinds of books they what size print they what music they would like to Norton says that patrons seem to enjoy mostly also requested Are a few a lot of westerns like Zane Gray and Louis Lamour and an occasional Best the funny part was Park said they would like to have More but the majority of the readers were which i thought was kind of Norton for some the elderly rarely request i have no idea Norton unless there just not used to listening to music As a recreational Volunteer Marian Alderman uses the questionnaire to gather a variety of books patrons would enjoy and specific requests for delivery to the retirement Homes and individuals the program then every other two other Albert Unruh and Vera deliver the books and pick up the volumes patrons have finished Rioth has been with the outreach program since its i just like to have something to do that she and it does she agrees with Norton that Many people Arent taking advantage of the i think probably there Are people that would enjoy it that dont really know about they dont know that they can ask the Library can Send them without the they have to depend on somebody coming and taking them to the and the Library int too accessible for Norton encourages anyone interested in outreach to Call the Library and ask for her or leave their phone number and any re quest and the Library will set up Rioth outreach does More than just deliver they do enjoy they kind of look Forward to she one of the patrons that i have now really has to Tell me about the books that she has read How Good they were and different Shes a former and she is quite up with after More than 15 years of being involved in Rioth says that Shes probably getting pretty near to the end of her service and the Library May have to Start delivering books to her some Day

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