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TUESDAY September 11, 2001

Columbia, Missouri

Inside 씰Pentagon takes a direct hit; fear spreads across nation’s capital. 씰Columbia Muslims condemn attack; some cite harassment, pull children from schools. 씰Several local community, school and public events canceled. 씰State government on alert; Missouri lawmakers call strikes an act of war. Page 3A

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In a series of images taken from video, from left to right, a passenger jet approaches the World Trade Center today as smoke billows from one of its twin towers, which had already been struck by another jet; a ball of fire explodes from the second tower, hidden behind the first, after the airliner crashed into it; and smoke fills the New York skyline after the first tower collapsed. Minutes later, the second tower also collapsed. The planes were believed to be hijacked U.S. airliners.


People run from the collapsing World Trade Center this morning after each of its twin towers was struck by a plane.

Attack razes Trade Center; Pentagon hit. NEW YORK (AP) — In one of the most audacious attacks ever against the United States, terrorists crashed two airliners into the World Trade Center in a deadly series of blows today that brought down the twin 110story towers. A plane also slammed into the Pentagon as the government itself came under attack. Thousands could be dead or injured, a high-ranking New York City police official said, speaking on condition of anonymity. Authorities had been trying to evacuate those who work in the twin towers when the glass-and-steel skyscrapers came down in a thunderous roar within about 90 minutes after the crashes, which took place minutes apart around 8 a.m. Missouri time. But many people were thought to have been trapped. About 50,000 people work at the Trade Center, and tens of thousands of others visit every day. American Airlines initially said the Trade Center was hit by two of its planes, both hijacked, carrying a total of 156 people. But the airline later said that was unconfirmed. Two United airliners with a total of 110 aboard also crashed — one outside Pittsburgh, the other in a location not immediately identified. “This is perhaps the most audacious terrorist attack that’s ever taken place in the world,” said Chris Yates, an aviation expert at Jane’s Transport in London. “It takes a logistics operation from the terror group involved that is second to none. Only a very small handful of terror groups is on that list. ... I would name at the top of the list Osama bin Laden.” President George W. Bush ordered a fullscale investigation to “hunt down the folks who committed this act.” Within the hour, the Pentagon took a direct, devastating hit from a plane. The fiery crash collapsed one side of the five-sided structure. The White House, the Pentagon and the Capitol were evacuated along with other federal buildings in Washington and New York.

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Authorities in Washington immediately called out troops, including an infantry regiment. The Situation Room at the White House was in full operation. Authorities went on alert from coast to coast, the U.S. and Canadian borders were sealed, all air traffic across the country was halted, and security was tightened at strategic installations. “This is the second Pearl Harbor. I don’t think that I overstate it,” said Sen. Chuck Hagel, R-Neb. In June, a U.S. judge had set tomorrow as the sentencing date for a bin Laden associate

for his role in the 1998 bombing of a U.S. Embassy in Tanzania that killed 213 people. The sentencing had been set for the federal courthouse near the World Trade Center. No one from the U.S. attorney’s office could be reached today to comment on whether the sentencing was still on. Afghanistan’s hard-line Taliban rulers condemned the attacks and rejected suggestions that bin Laden was behind them, saying he does not have the means to carry out such well-orchestrated attacks. Bin Laden has been given asylum in Afghanistan.

In the West Bank city of Nablus, thousands of Palestinians celebrated the attacks, chanting “God is Great” and handing out candy. American Airlines initially identified the planes that crashed into the Trade Center as Flight 11, a Los Angeles-bound jet hijacked after takeoff from Boston with 92 people aboard, and Flight 77, which was seized while carrying 64 people from Washington to Los Angeles. In Pennsylvania, United Airlines Flight 93, a Boeing 757 en route from Newark, N.J., to San Francisco, crashed about 80 miles south-

east of Pittsburgh with 45 people aboard. United said another of its planes, Flight 175, a Boeing 767 bound from Boston to Los Angeles with 65 people on board, also crashed, but it did not say where. The fate of those aboard the two planes was not immediately known. United’s pilots union said United Flight 175 crashed into the Trade Center. But the airline had no immediate comment. Evacuations were ordered at the United Nations in New York and at the Sears Tower in Chicago. Los Angeles mobilized its anti-terrorism division, and security was intensified around the naval installations in Hampton Roads, Va. Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla., was evacuated. At the World Trade Center, “everyone was screaming, crying, running — cops, people, firefighters, everyone,” said Mike Smith, a fire marshal. “It’s like a war zone.” “I just saw the building I work in come down,” said businessman Gabriel Ioan, shaking in shock outside City Hall, a cloud of smoke and ash from the World Trade Center behind him. Nearby a crowd mobbed a man on a pay phone, screaming at him to get off the phone so they could call relatives. Dust and dirt flew everywhere. Ash was 2 to 3 inches deep in places. People wandered dazed and terrified. The planes blasted fiery, gaping holes in the upper floors of the twin towers. A witness said he saw bodies falling and people jumping out. About an hour later, the southern tower collapsed with a roar and a huge cloud of smoke; the other tower fell about a half-hour after that, covering lower Manhattan in heaps of gray rubble and broken glass. Firefighters trapped in the rubble radioed for help. John Axisa, who was getting off a commuter train to the World Trade Center, said he saw “bodies falling out” of the building. He said he ran outside and watched people jump out of the first building. Then there was a second explosion, and he felt heat on the back of neck. WCBS-TV, citing an FBI agent, said five or six people jumped out of the windows. Witnesses on the street screamed every time another person leaped. “I have a sense it’s a horrendous number of lives lost,” Mayor Rudolph Giuliani said. “Right now we have to focus on saving as many lives as possible.”

Columbia residents astonished by strikes By the Tribune’s staff Bobby Douglas was on his way to the Bull Pen Café this morning when he turned on the radio and heard the news. “I got a sick feeling,” the farmer recalled as he finished his coffee. “But I wasn’t really surprised, the way the world is now and all. But when it hits close to home, it really makes a difference.” The entire nation was stunned this morning when terrorists struck at the World Trade Center in New York and at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. Two U.S. passenger jets were sent crashing into the twin towers of the Trade Center shortly before 8 a.m.; the mammoth buildings collapsed about an hour later as millions of television viewers watched in horror. Meanwhile, a third plane struck and heavily damaged the Pentagon in Washington. Columbians across the city were awestruck this morning, and flags were being drawn to half mast. Ken Hines, assistant chief of the Boone County Fire District, said 62 members of Missouri Task Force One would leave Whiteman Air Force Base in Knob Noster today and head to McGuire Air Force Base south of Trenton, N.J. The team will head to New York to help with the response at the Trade Center.

At Hickman High School, students were told of the news over a loudspeaker. Doug Mirts, assistant principal for activities and athletics, said students would be kept up to date and that the first priority was trying to keep students and staff informed about the well-being of family members near the attack sites. At Columbia Independent School, Dee Corn, the head of school, visited classes to talk about the attacks. “I told them this is a good time to live in the Midwest in Columbia, Missouri,” she said. “We are safe here now, I hope. A couple of parents showed up. One dad just wanted to sit with his daughter and reassure her.” Mark Haim of Mid-Missouri Peaceworks lamented the tragedy but urged restraint. Area peace groups planned a candlelight vigil for 8 p.m. in MU’s Peace Park. “We unequivocally condemn the horrific attacks,” Haim said. “Our hearts go out to the families and loved ones of all who lost their lives or have been injured. We need to condemn the tragedy, but not compound it. We should not allow this event to be used for a more aggressive foreign policy, for increased spending for the military or national security apparatus. And we certainly shouldn’t allow it to be used to restrict our civil liberties and freedoms

in this country.” Donna Wallace watched for hours at Wilson’s Gym as the scene unfolded. “I’m just so upset I can’t stand it; all these people taking innocent lives,” said Wallace, 43. “For what reason?” Nearby, tears welled in Brenda Forrest’s eyes as she spoke of the attack. “When they hit the Pentagon, it made me realize these are not just some crazy people. It’s larger than that.” Walking on the treadmill next to her, Gary Kraus said he is thankful his family and friends are far from the destruction. “It’s terrible,” the retired attorney said. “You just thank God it’s not me, you thank God it’s not my kid in there.” Kraus viewed the bombings as an act of war. “The question is whether our country will have the fortitude to do anything about it.” Even the mention of war scares 18-year-old Hickman student body president Ben Robinson, who crowded into the school’s media room with about 200 students to watch the news. “It’s something out of an action movie; its not something that happens in life,” said Robinson. “It seems like extra pains were taken to give it extra shock value.” At Columbia Regional Airport, a somber mood fell over the two dozen people about a half hour after every flight in the nation was

grounded. Makeshift signs reading “Nationwide ground stop until 10 a.m.” were taped to brass TWE Express signs at the ticketing area. Linda Jeffrey of Louisville, Ky., said she was flying from St. Louis to Columbia when the attacks began. “We didn’t find out anything was going on until we landed,” she said. After several attempts to reach her children by cell phone, she finally got an answer. “Bart, are you OK? Turn on the television,” she said. “There’s been a terrorist attack, honey. The country’s in big trouble. Stay close to the house and take care of the girls.” Airport safety officer James Kinney didn’t know when flights might run again. “We’re just in an adrenaline dump right now,” he said. “Nobody is happy.” Joy Davis, who drove into Columbia from Branson to pick up a friend, was left slackjawed by scenes of billowing smoke filling downtown New York. “I’m shocked,” she said. “This is a national tragedy. It’s time for our people to pray for our nation. “Americans have always risen to the call. I hope — I believe — they will.” Tribune reporters Sara Agnew, Liz VanHooser, Mary Jo Feldstein, Steve Friedman and Justin Willett contributed to this report.

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OBITUARIES Harold Goodin Harold L. Goodin, 82, of St. Louis died Monday, Sept. 10, 2001. Services will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, at Kriegshause South Mortuary in St. Louis and will continue with graveside services with full military honors at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. Mr. Goodin was born Oct. 24, 1918, in East Prairie to Franklin Goodin and Mayme Stargill. He married Alene Turner, and she preceded him in death. He was an employee of TE-CO for more than 30 years. Survivors include a son, Richard Goodin of Columbia; a brother, William Goodin of Webster Groves; a sister, Ruth Zimmerman of Webster Groves; and a granddaughter. He also was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Douglas Goodin; and a brother, Frank Goodin. Memorials are suggested to the American Diabetes Association.

Iveal Doby Iveal Doby, 92, of Columbia died Saturday, Sept. 8, 2001, at The Williamsburg. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, at St. Luke United Methodist Church, 204 E. Ash St., with the Rev. Raymond Hayes officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from noon to time of services Friday at the church. Ms. Doby was born July 9, 1909, in Marianna, Ark., to Isaac and Laura

IN BRIEF Ashland Optimists to hold cancer benefit Ashland residents are rallying to help one of their own. The Ashland Optimist Club will hold a fundraising barbecue on Sunday to help Aaron Hodges, an 18year-old high school student diagnosed with a rare form of bone cancer. Glen Hodges, Aaron’s father, said his son was diagnosed with chondroblastic osteosarcoma last year. Aaron has entered clinical trials to help researchers better understand the disease. Aaron has undergone intense chemotherapy at University Hospital and has an artificial knee. All proceeds from the event will assist the Hodges family with medical bills. The dinner lasts from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and will be held at the Ashland Optimist Building at 511 Optimist Drive. Admission for adults is $6 and children under 12 can eat for $3. Raffle tickets for a bicycle will also be sold. For more information, contact Lena Long at 657-9634 or Fred Kippel at 657-1306.

Stephens controller opts to step down Jim Reed, controller at Stephens College, announced his resignation last week after only 10 months with the women’s college. As controller, Reed was responsible for all accounting functions at the school, including billing and receipts. Reed cited personal reasons for leaving the school and refused to elaborate. Stephens Vice President for Advancement Colin Kilpatrick said Reed has agreed to stay on board until a replacement can be found.


Hall Doby Sr. She married Nathan Gentry in May 1922, and he preceded her in death. She formerly lived in Cleveland, moving to Columbia in 1982. She was formerly employed at Independent Towel Supply Co. in Cleveland. She was a member of St. Luke United Methodist Church. She also was a member of Church Women United. Survivors include a daughter, Laura Dunn of Columbia; three stepsons, Frank Gentry, Walter Gentry and Alvin Gentry, all of Chicago; two stepdaughters, Thelma Gentry and Dorothy Gentry, both of Chicago; four grandchildren; four greatgrandchildren; and seven greatgreat-grandchildren. She also was preceded in death by her parents, two sons, a daughter, three brothers and a sister.

Evelyn Michelson Evelyn Weiser Michelson, 70, of Columbia died Monday, Sept. 10, 2001. Services will be held Thursday, Sept. 13, in Louisville, Ky. Arrangements are under the direction of Herman Meyer & Son Inc. of Louisville. Ms. Michelson was a member of Congregation Beth Shalom. Survivors include a son, Bruce Michelson of Marboro, Mass.; a daughter, Barbara Haines of Columbia; a brother, Paul Weiser of Louisville; and five grandchildren. Memorials are suggested to Congregation Beth Shalom.

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School district asks for parking variance By CORY de VERA of the Tribune’s staff

Reed “agreed to work through the transition,” Kilpatrick said. Kilpatrick said the school’s previous controller had been with the college for 20 years.

Report: Elizabeth Dole will make Senate bid


RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republican leaders say Elizabeth Dole’s popularity, name recognition and experience in two Cabinet posts make her the ideal candidate to succeed Jesse Helms in the Senate. After weeks of lobbying her, those leaders are a step closer to getting their wish. A top Republican told The Associated Press yesterday that Dole has called several GOP officials in North Carolina to let them know she was entering the race. Dole was expected to formally announce her plans for the Senate race at a news conference Tuesday at her home in Salisbury, located between Charlotte and WinstonSalem. “I’m in there,” Dole told the Charlotte Observer yesterday. “I’ve taken the first steps on the campaign trail.” The Washington Post reported today that Dole will establish a campaign committee . “I’m going to be raising money, traveling the state, taking the first steps, and then make a formal announcement of candidacy later in the fall,” Dole said. Dole, 65, has not lived in North Carolina in decades and had long been registered to vote in Kansas, the home state of her husband, former Sen. Bob Dole.

The following people obtained licenses in July and August in the Boone County recorder of deeds office: ■ John Christopher Mruzik, 49, and Nancy Jo Rosson, 47, both of Columbia. ■ Richard Ewing Martin, 24, and Ruth Ann Marie Billbury, 22, both of Columbia. ■ Frederick Dawson Rolwing, 27, and Shelly Dawn Gillilan, 27, both of Salt Lake City, Utah. ■ Aleksandar Kostic, 27, and Merima Kohnic, 28, both of Columbia. ■ Nathan Lyle Huddleston, 21, of Blue Springs and Sally Ann Rahm, 18, of Columbia. ■ Earl Daniel Kraus, 35, and Kimberly Margaret Stoll, 33, both of Columbia. ■ Michael Fobbs, 46, and Angela Michelle Harris, 24, both of Columbia. ■ Eric Wayne Feltner, 33, and Sherlyn Marie Wyss, 29, both of Columbia. ■ Dale Edward Brigham, 45, and Linda Jo Turner, 48, both of Columbia. ■ Darrell Rodney Reed, 36, and Rebecca Lynn Foster, 29, both of Columbia. ■ Eric Shantrell Franklin, 32, and Rita Bernice Payne, 36, both of Columbia. ■ Jon Lloyd Hockenbury, 43, and Sandra Lee Whitter, 47, both of Columbia.

Damon Wade Robinson, 23, and Jessica Lynn Cox, 20, both of Sturgeon. ■ Benjamin Kindred Turney, 30, and Debra Frances Seidel, 39, both of Harrisburg. ■ Joshua Adam Umstattd, 18, of Fayette and Martha Lee Wobbe, 17, of Harrisburg. ■ Randall Bryan Wilcox, 34, and Robin Teresa Boyce, 45, both of Columbia. ■ George Mitchell Hubbard, 31, and Lori Ann Norris, 28, both of Boonville. ■ Jason Lee Buck, 26, and Penny Marie Gilbert, 26, both of Columbia. ■ Billy James Ware, 41, and Shauntae Monique Smith, 29, both of Columbia. ■ Richard Joe Roller, 58, and Phyllis Jane Byrne, 53, both of Columbia. ■ Michael Edwin Ottmo, 35, and Judy Elaine Tabor, 35, both of Centralia. ■ James Stewart Thornbrugh, 30, of Columbia and Shanna Michelle Bishop, 26, of Kingdom City. ■ Aaron Frederick Craigmiles, 27, and Emily Rebecca King, 24, both of Columbia. ■ Larry Virgil Hampton, 62, and Judy Kay Daniels, 60, both of Columbia. ■ Benjamin Ray Maloney, 22, and Mary Alice Gilliam, 23, both of Columbia. ■ Scott Dee Ayers, 30, and Robin Lynn Weatherford, 33, both of Columbia. ■ Hubert Paul Shaw, 36, of Harrisburg and Candance Sue Schwartz, 40, of New



Authorities made the following arrests from 7 a.m. Sept. 10 to 7 a.m. Sept. 11.


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COLUMBIA POLICE ■ Marty Gene Brown, 40, of 1901 Boyd Lane, first offense driving while intoxicated, possession of under 35 grams of marijuana, $539.50 bond. ■ James Lee Holtzclaw, 20, of 301 Tiger Lane, third-degree domestic assault, second-degree child endangermanet, $1,000 bond. ■ Craig Alan Long, 26, of 2509 Quail Drive, failure to appear in court, $10 bond. ■ Robert Edward Slate, 43, of 3616 Rock Quarry Road, probation-and-parole violation, no bond set. ■ Sarah Christine Williams, 22, of 301 Campusview Drive, resisting arrest, $500 bond.


Eric Michael Berry, 18, of 2204 Sunflower St., use/possession of drug paraphernalia, $500 bond. ■ Patches Marie Demarco, 20, of Ashland, failure to appear in court, loud noises prohibition violation, $330 bond. ■ Misty Kay Schwartz, 23, of 7313 N. Moberly Drive, second-degree property damage, tampering with a witness, resisting arrest, $1,500 bond. ■

BIRTHS ■ Tara and Todd Robertson of Columbia are the parents of a 9-pound, 10-ounce boy born Aug. 10, 2001, at University Hospital. ■ Lisa and Paul Toler of Columbia are the parents of an 8-pound, 8-ounce girl born Aug. 23, 2001, at University Hospital. ■ Anika Elaine Bacon of Columbia is the parent of a 5-pound, 9-ounce boy born Aug. 27, 2001, at Boone Hospital Center. ■ Amy and Daniel Brooks of Martinsburg are the parents of a 6-pound, 15-ounce girl born Aug. 27, 2001, at Boone Hospital Center. ■ Jeanette and Steven Nelson of Clark are the parents of a 7-pound, 13-ounce boy born Aug. 27, 2001, at Boone Hospital Center. ■ Laurie and Clinton Painter of Columbia are the parents of an 8-pound, 15-ounce girl born Aug. 27, 2001, at Boone Hospital Center. ■ Stormy Shae Garlin and Juan Jaime Ayala Jr. of Chamois, are the parents of a 5pound, 12-ounce boy born Aug. 28, 2001, at University Hospital. ■ Susan and Brian Bauer of Hartsburg are the parents of a 6-pound, 6-ounce boy born Aug. 28, 2001, at Boone Hospital Center. ■ Amy J. and Richard S. Ferrari of Columbia are the parents of a 7-pound, 11-ounce boy born Aug. 28, 2001, at Boone Hospital Center. ■ Elisia and James McNamer of Columbia are the parents of a 5-pound, 8-ounce girl born Aug. 28, 2001, at Boone Hospital Center. ■ Kimberly and Justin Page of Boonville are the parents of an 8-pound boy born Aug. 28, 2001, at University Hospital. ■ Amy and Brian Walters of Columbia are the parents of a 7-pound, 4-ounce girl born Aug. 28, 2001, at Boone Hospital Center. ■ Raggin and Brad Compton of Columbia are the parents of a 6-pound, 8-ounce boy born Aug. 29, 2001, at Boone Hospital Center. ■ Theresa and Eric Geyer of Columbia are

have a zillion cars and buses,” Fales said. “Whenever we have a PTA occasion, we have people parking in a twoblock radius. Safety is an issue.” The property near Ridgeway was the subject of a controversial re-zoning dispute. Developer Tom McNabb sought to rezone the land to allow higher density development so that he could sell it to a church for an amount below appraisal, reaping a tax benefit. Grace Covenant Church bought most of the land and intends to build a sanctuary and community center. Church Treasurer Dana Battison, however, said there was a portion of McNabb’s property the church did not buy. Drawings submitted to the Columbia City Council showed the portion of the lot that is to become school parking. Henry Lane criticized the board for discussing the potential purchase of the lot in closed session. State law allows closed meetings regarding real estate matters, but it does not require them. “There were some other things about it we discussed, too,” Ritter said.

Parents of Ridgeway Elementary School children might have a new place to park, if the owner of the lot can get a variance. The Columbia Board of Education last night in closed session voted to pursue the purchase of land at the corner of Grand Avenue and Sexton Road on the corner west of Ridgeway Elementary School so the school can have more parking. “The decision hasn’t been made to buy land at this point,” Superintendent Jim Ritter said after the meeting. “It requires a variance from the city for there to be a parking lot. The person who owns the property has to seek that variance. If that is done successfully, we will enter into an agreement.” Ridgeway Elementary, 107 E. Sexton Road, is a magnet school with 242 students. The school has 21 parking spaces for 26 employees, another six part-time workers, plus parent volunteers. Plans to build a media center in the future would displace seven parking spaces, Principal Susan Fales said. “The main problem is at the end of the day when we


the parents of a 7-pound, 3-ounce boy born Aug. 29, 2001, at Boone Hospital Center. ■ Karlan M. and Louis D. Seville of Columbia are the parents of a 7-pound, 8-ounce girl born Aug. 29, 2001, at Boone Hospital Center. ■ Jessica and Aaron Shay of Boonville are the parents of a 7-pound, 9-ounce boy born Aug. 29, 2001, at Boone Hospital Center. ■ Stacy and Todd Glover of Columbia are the parents of a 5-pound, 10-ounce girl born Aug. 30, 2001, at Boone Hospital Center. ■ Carla McCaghren Allen and Arthur Ellis Allen of New Franklin are the parents of a 7-pound, 14-ounce boy born Aug. 31, 2001, at Boone Hospital Center. ■ Bobbie and Kevin Kelly of Columbia are the parents of an 8-pound, 8-ounce girl born Aug. 31, 2001, at Boone Hospital Center. ■ Mary E. Walker and Mark A. Shoemaker of Columbia are the parents of a 7-pound, 12-ounce girl born Aug. 31, 2001, at University Hospital. ■ Ariane Brown of St. Louis is the parent of a 7-pound, ½-ounce boy born Sept. 2, 2001, at University Hospital. ■ Allison Hane and Benjamin Murray of Columbia are the parents of an 8-pound, 9ounce boy born Sept. 2, 2001, at University Hospital. ■ Shanna Serio and Chris Petner of Randolph are the parents of an 8-pound, 9ounce girl born Sept. 2, 2001, at Boone Hospital Center. ■ Prestina Taylor and Wayne Allen of Boonville are the parents of a 7-pound, 7ounce boy born Sept. 2, 2001, at University Hospital. ■ Angela Crane and Jesus Oritz of Columbia are the parents of an 8-pound, 9 ½ounce boy born Sept. 3, 2001, at University Hospital. Birth announcements run each Tuesday. Because the information is forwarded from local hospitals, please allow two weeks for the item to appear.

Police take measurements this morning at the scene of an accident in which a red Dodge Neon driven by April Dodson, 28, collided with a Colt Railroad engine as it crossed Highway 63. The driver, the car’s only occupant, was taken to a local hospital complaining of injuries from the vehicle’s air bags.


Daniel Joseph Hoorman, 21, of 2101 Live Oak Lane, possession of forging instrument, $5,000 bond. ■ Kenneth Dlmar Robinson, 43, of Kansas City, five out-of-county warrants, $2,477 bond. ■ James Raymond Shrum, 40, of Blue Springs, two out-of-county warrants, $260 bond. ■

Phone Action Line at (573) 8151750 Q: Why was driver’s education taken out of the Columbia Public Schools curriculum, and is there any way to get it back in? A: I suspect that many parents of 15- and 16-year-olds may wonder what happened to driver’s education courses. Skip Deming, assistant superintendent of instruction for Columbia Public Schools, informed me that the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education no longer requires driver’s education to be part of the curriculum. That, coupled with limited resources, meant the course was competing with other programs and did not survive the priority battle. Research done on a national basis — and supported by the insurance industry — suggests that student grades, not completion of a driver’s education course, is the best indicator of a good driver.

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Bloomfield. ■ James William Settles, 40, and Kristie Ann Barnes, 31, both of Columbia. ■ Ronald Dean Harmon, 57, and Joy Marie Rissmiller, 48, both of Columbia. ■ Danny Joe Smith, 51, and Vickie Lynn Wilson, 49, both of Ashland. ■ Thomas Joseph Gubbels, 32, and Lonia Mary Claussen, 26, both of Columbia. ■ James Chad Mitchell, 22, and Amy Denise Eckelmann, 22, both of Columbia. ■ Klifton Price Bullard, 30, and Leann Marie Harmon, 23, both of Ashland. ■ Glen Dale Merritt, 44, and Blanche Ann Coleman, 34, both of Columbia. ■ Martin Anthony Romitti, 33, and Angil Sue Ackley, 30, both of Columbia. ■ Claudio Andres Waller, 27, and Swati Gupta, 37, both of Philadelphia, Pa. ■ Aaron Ronald Armentrout, 24, and Andrea Jo Naylor, 23, both of Columbia. ■ Scott Anthony Smith, 38, of Columbia and Dawn Elise Phillips, 38, of Ashland. ■ Donald Leroy Burgett II, 33, and Donna Michele Cook, 34, both of Columbia. ■ Christopher Steven Huffman, 25, and Amber Mae Hoaglin, 26, both of Columbia. ■ Donald Carl Demuth, 23, and Heidi Belinda Liedtke, 22, both of Columbia. ■ Timothy Lee Bennett, 31, and Christine Nicole Dickson, 31, both of Columbia.

John Bell of Stuart Insurance Agency agrees with these findings. Before dropping the program, school officials considered the costs of personnel and equipment maintenance and increased insurance premiums, Deming said. The district also looked at the correlation between driver’s education and good driving. In the end, school officials decided that parents and family would be better teachers of driving skills. Deming, however, did say that if enough parents were interested in re-establishing driver’s education, the issue could be revisited. There are three private vendors in Columbia providing driver’s education. The cost is approximately $40 to $50 per hour. The number of hours required depends on the comfort level and experience of the student driver. Lisa Swafford of the Missouri Highway Patrol testing station at 3610 Buttonwood Drive said a “Safe

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Driving For Life” booklet is available to help parents teach safe driving skills to their teenagers. The laws have changed regarding licensing. A parent must now sign a statement that they will give their teenager a minimum of 20 hours of instruction. Swafford indicated that number of hours is more than most students obtained in a driver’s education course, and the instruction is better done in a one-on-one setting between parent/guardian and child. A 15-year-old can obtain a permit, and must have that permit a minimum of six months prior to testing for a license. The University School of Law offers a Community Mediation Service that provides an opportunity to settle landlord-tenant, consumer, small claims and other disputes. Readers can contact the service by phoning 882-3645. The Better Business Bureau also helps resolve consumer complaints. The bureau is at 306 E. 12 St., Suite 1024, Kansas City, Mo., 65106. Phone: (816) 421-7800. The St. Louis office is at 12 Sunned Drive, Suite 121, St. Louis, Mo., 63143. Phone: (314) 6453300.


Bryan Justin Niswonger, 19, of 601 E. Rollins St., possession of a controlled substance, use/possession of drug paraphernalia, first-degree burglary, stealing, seconddegree property damage, possession of property with number alteration, receiving stolen property, $46,750 bond. ■ Terence William Schene, 22, of 1503 Anthony St., leaving the scene, possession of under 35 grams of marijuana, out-ofcounty warrant, $5,785 bond. ■

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Pentagon hit hard in attack

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Flames and smoke pour this morning from the Pentagon after a direct hit from a jetliner during an apparent terrorism attack.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon took a direct, devastating hit from an aircraft, and the enduring symbols of American power were evacuated today as an apparent terrorist attack quickly spread fear and chaos in the nation’s capital. President George W. Bush, in Florida at the time of the attack, canceled plans to return to Washington and was flown aboard Air Force One to the safety of a military installation at Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana. The nerve center of the nation’s military burst into flames, and a portion of one side of the five-sided structure collapsed when the plane struck in midmorning. Secondary explosions were reported in the aftermath of the attack, and great billows of smoke drifted skyward toward the Potomac River and the city beyond. Glenn Flood, a Pentagon spokesman, said there were “extensive casualties and an unknown number of fatalities.” “We don’t know the extent of the injuries,” he said. “Terrorism against our nation will not stand,” Bush vowed on a morning when not only Washington was struck, but the

twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York were hit by planes and later collapsed. Vice President Dick Cheney was in Washington, and he and first lady Laura Bush were taken to an undisclosed secure location, officials said. Congressional leaders were hustled away from the Capitol to safety. “The leadership of the defense department is OK.” Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, “is OK,” Flood told reporters. Authorities immediately began deploying troops, including a regiment of light infantry. The departments of justice, state, the treasury and defense and the Central Intelligence Agency were evacuated — an estimated 20,000 at the Pentagon alone. Agents with automatic weapons patrolled the White House grounds. And the FAA ordered the entire nationwide air traffic system shut down for the first time in history. With Bush away from the capital, his advisers were preparing a list of options, including closing the nation’s borders, according to a senior U.S. official. The source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said it was premature to dis-

cuss military options because investigators were still trying to determine who was responsible for the attacks. Away from the Pentagon, unexplained explosions were reported in the vicinity of the Department of State and the Capitol. The Pentagon was hit a short while after the World Trade Center was struck. A plane, described by witnesses as a jetliner, made impact in the portion of the building on the side opposite from where Rumsfeld’s office are located. Paul Begala, a Democratic consultant, said he witnessed an explosion near the Pentagon, saying it sent a huge, orange fireball skyward. Associated Press reporter Dave Winslow also saw the crash. He said, “I saw the tail of a large airliner. ... It plowed right into the Pentagon.” Gen. Richard Myers, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said that before the crash into the Pentagon, military officials had been notified that another hijacked plane had been heading from the New York area to Washington. He said he assumed that hijacked plane was the one that hit the Pentagon, though he couldn’t be sure.

Cancellations Many community, school and public events have been canceled today, and some businesses have chosen to close. Here’s a partial list. 씰The University of Missouri has given instructors the opportunity to cancel classes or discuss the events during class time. Some exams or academic discussions might need to continue on schedule. 씰All Columbia Public Schools extracurricular activities and events scheduled for tonight are cancelled. This includes back-toschool nights planned at West Junior High and Oakland Junior High, plus all sporting events. 씰MU Playwrights Workshop reading of “The Selfish Giant” at Memorial Union at the University of Missouri is cancelled. 씰A “Take Back the Night” March sponsored through MU’s Women’s Center is cancelled. 씰Tonight’s reception at Barnes & Noble with chairman Leonard Riggio is cancelled. 씰The Columbia Mall closed at 1 p.m. 씰Hispanic Heritage Month’s Proclamation at 3 p.m. in Courthouse Square is cancelled. 씰Stephens College will hold an all-campus event at 4 p.m. at Firestone-Baars Chapel on campus. 씰The Columbia Parks and Recreation Department was considering cancelling all events this evening but had made no decision by press time.

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International MU students, from left, Syleaim Perier of France, Wauter Nienwenhus of the Netherlands and Donadien Souriau of France discuss their thoughts about this morning’s terrorist attacks while visiting at Osama’s Coffee Zone.

Attack condemned by Islamic Center Harassment reported; police on watch. By PETE BLAND of the Tribune’s staff

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High-rise attack Smoke billows from the World Trade Center towers in New York today after two aircraft hit the upper floors of the buildings. Both buildings later collapsed. The Empire State Building is in the foreground.

The backlash began early this morning, even locally, as Muslim parents reported pulling their children out of school. They “were getting harassed because of the incident,” Ali Muhammad of The Islamic Center of Central Missouri, said one parent told him this morning. “I know several” parents “took their children home.” Like it or not, many people this morning immediately suspected Islamic militants might be responsible for the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Just like with the World Trade Center bombing in 1993 and the Oklahoma City bombing in 1995, it’s that kind of blind assumption — and the backlash that can occur in its wake — that can cause as much harm to this country’s adopted citizens as to the victims of these horrific crimes against humanity. Many Columbia residents of Middle Eastern descent have either felt

the hostilities already or are anticipating them. “We’re working very hard to make sure” that type of harassment “doesn’t occur,” Columbia Public Schools Superintendent Jim Ritter said. “We have a number of children who come from the Middle East area who are outstanding students and outstanding school citizens. The blame can’t be placed on them.” Muhammad called local police, who this morning were patrolling the area around The Islamic Center, but said he hopes that in a college town with “knowledgeable, educated” citizens, unwarranted repercussions won’t be an issue. “Hopefully, people won’t jump to conclusions,” Muhammad said. “The Muslims here are part of this country, this community, and are against hurting people and terrorism” in general.” Today’s incidents are “not acceptable,” he added. “I couldn’t imagine that it happened. It’s very unfortunate.” Reach Pete Bland at (573) 815-1708 or

State on heightened alert By JOSH FLORY of the Tribune’s staff

Skelton, Kinder declare attacks are acts of war.

Any country that has harbored these terrorState government was on heightened alert ists should pay an awful price, and I think in the wake of this morning’s terrorist attacks that will happen and every American will in New York and Washington, D.C., while a agree.” Missouri congressman and a state senator Bob Rogers of the State Emergency Mancalled the strikes an unequivocal act of war. agement Agency said this morning that repGov. Bob Holden told a joint session of the resentatives of state General Assembly that agencies were planning he had placed the Mis‘As far as I’m to meet at the emergency souri National Guard, concerned, this is an operations center and the Missouri Highway Patrol and Capitol Police act of war. Any country that the state had gone to a Level 2 alert. Level 3 is on alert. He said that while access to state that has harbored these the agency’s highest stage of alert. The emerbuildings would be terrorists should pay gency operations center restricted, there were no an awful price, and is located at the National plans to close state operGuard training site, east ations. He urged state I think that will happen of Jefferson City. workers to remain calm. and every American Rogers said officials “I have been assured had been in contact with by all security officials will agree.’ the FBI and had received that we have no reason — Rep. Ike Skelton no indication of any terto believe there are rorist activity in Misany potential threats to souri, but they were taking precautions. any state buildings,” he said. AmerenUE spokesman Mike Cleary said Meanwhile, U.S. Rep. Ike Skelton, D-Mo., the Callaway Nuclear Plant in Fulton is the ranking Democrat on the House Armed adhering to high-security protocol ordered by Services Committee, called the attacks an act the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. of war. “This is unspeakable tragedy, worse Mike Hartmann, commissioner of the than Pearl Harbor,” Skelton said in a teleOffice of Administration, also said that there phone interview with The Associated Press. were no plans to send state workers home “As far as I’m concerned, this is an act of war.

but that precautions had been taken at a variety of state buildings. Hartmann said mailrooms throughout state government were being contacted to ensure employees were alert to the potential for suspicious packages. He also said auxiliary entrances to state buildings would be closed. State Auditor Claire McCaskill cancelled a news conference scheduled for today. In his address to the General Assembly, Holden said high-traffic areas in the state were under “federal alert” and that additional security officers had been placed on duty at all state office buildings. “We also have restricted access to the state Capitol building and other state buildings, including vehicular entrances,” he said. “This is certainly not the first, nor will it be the last time our democracy comes under siege,” Holden told legislators. “But Americans are a strong and courageous people, and I am confident we will work through this crisis as we have so many others — united in support of each other and our resolve to see that democracy triumphs.” Senate President Pro Tem Peter Kinder, RCape Girardeau, was incensed by the attack and told the AP that every citizen was at risk. “This is war,” he said. “We’ve got to be on alert, and it’s a very grave situation, and I repeat, it’s war, it’s a new kind of war. We’re

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Dozens of students gather in the Hickman High School media center this morning to watch events unfold in the aftermath of terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center in New York and at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.

at war with somebody.” House Speaker Jim Kreider, D-Nixa, told members that the attacks would not keep state government from doing business. “The great strength and the undying spirit of our democracy must not waver in time of crisis,” he said as members standing at attention applauded. Ted Wedel, clerk of the Missouri House of Representatives, said the House was going

ahead with plans to meet for a short session this morning. “We were entertaining the idea of going home,” he said, “but most people around here are just sitting watching the TV. … People are shocked.” The Associated Press and Tribune reporter Steve Friedman contributed to this report. Reach Josh Flory or




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Court hears arguments on contribution limits State GOP lawyers urge justices to stand firm.

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Israeli tanks invade town JENIN, West Bank (AP) — Israeli tanks encircled this West Bank town early today in an open-ended foray into Palestinian territory that came in response to a string of attacks by Palestinian militants. Also today, two Israeli troops were killed in a Palestinian shooting attack on their base, and an Israeli man was wounded by Palestinian fire in the West Bank. Israel said it sealed Jenin because the town of 50,000 in the northern West Bank has turned into a staging ground for dozens of attacks by Palestinian militants, including a weekend suicide bombing that killed three Israeli civilians. After midnight yesterday, some two dozen tanks set up positions in Palestinian territory, on the outskirts of Jenin and an adjacent refugee camp, Palestinian witnesses said. Dozens of local gunmen fired at the Israeli troops, drawing return fire that wounded seven Palestinians.

Area is a ‘staging ground,’ government says. In nearly a year of fighting, Israeli troops have repeatedly entered Palestinian territory, but usually pulled out quickly. The incursion near Jenin marked the fourth time that Israeli forces remained in position for more than just a few hours. Asked about the duration of the incursion, Israeli Defense Ministry spokesman Yarden Vatikay said: “I have no answer because all we care about is ensuring that terrorists do not come out of Jenin.” Some of the tanks drove toward the first line of houses in Jenin, Palestinian witnesses said. Before dawn, Israeli tank fire knocked out power for several hours. The army confirmed troops were operating in Palestinian territory and that a tank shell was fired toward Jenin in response to Palestinian fire. After daybreak, the streets of

Jenin were deserted, with storefronts shuttered and residents remaining in their homes. Small groups of gunmen moved around, sporadically firing at Israeli positions. A month ago, Israeli troops entered Jenin and demolished the main security building, but pulled out after several hours. At the time, Israeli security officials said Jenin had turned into a stronghold for Palestinian militants. The Israeli government said today that dozens of suicide and car bombings as well as shooting attacks have been launched from Jenin. Commenting on the Jenin incursion, Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat said that “despite the continuous military escalation, the siege, our people are steadfast ... and we will not kneel before anyone, except before God in prayer.”

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The same federal appeals court that rejected Missouri’s limits on donations from political parties to candidates for statewide office shouldn’t waver from that opinion, lawyers for the Missouri Republican Party argued yesterday. In brief oral arguments before the Eighth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis, attorneys for the state GOP said the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in a similar case does not require the appeals court to change its earlier view that such limits are unconstitutional. The high court ordered the Eighth Circuit to reconsider the Missouri law after issuing a landmark decision earlier this year in a case from Colorado. In the Colorado case, the court allowed limits on the amounts parties may spend in concert with candidates for federal office. The Missouri law is slightly different; it concerns money and “in-kind” contributions given directly to candidates for state office. The limits are set at $11,175 for statewide candidates, $5,600 to Senate candidates and $2,800 to House candidates. Specifically, the state GOP said it is challenging the enforcement of the law during the 1998 general election. At that time, a separate state law setting limits on individual political contributions was still undergoing a court challenge and had been placed on hold. Since the law setting limits on parties is based on the individual limits, “the state simply has no valid interest in enforcing limits at that time,” said Bruce La Pierre, an attorney for the Missouri GOP and a law profes-

sor at Washington University. The Supreme Court later ruled 6-3 that Missouri’s limits on individual contributions are allowed under the constitution. That decision said Missouri did not violate free-speech rights when it capped individual contributions at $1,075 for state races. But there is “no room for the simplistic argument that state limits on a political party contributions are valid merely because” the Colorado case “upheld certain federal limits on coordinated expenditures,” La Pierre wrote in a brief filed before yesterday’s hearing in the Eighth Circuit. State Solicitor James Layton disagreed, saying the Supreme Court’s decision in the Colorado case requires a change in the Eighth Circuit’s opinion. In ruling the party limits unconstitutional last year, the Eighth Circuit said a political party is fundamentally different than an individual. “The Supreme Court has now rejected that precise holding,” Layton said in his brief. “The Court held that a political ‘party is not ... in a unique position. It is in the same position as some individuals and PACs, as to whom coordinated spending limits have already been held valid.’ ” It was the same three-judge panel hearing arguments yesterday that last year ruled 2-1 that the state’s limits on contributions from parties are unconstitutional, the decision returned by the Supreme Court for reconsideration. “You’ve given us an interesting matter to consider,” said Judge Pasco Bowman. “We will do that very carefully.”

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JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Thousands of Department of Corrections officers have been working for a year without receiving overtime pay because the agency says it cannot afford the tab. Since last July, state corrections officers haven’t received overtime pay and haven’t been able to take time off as compensation. To date, most corrections officers have logged more than 250,000 hours in state overtime totaling more than $3.1 million, according to the corrections department. An organization representing the officers said the amount of state overtime is more than 500,000 hours at a cost of more than $6 million. Tim Kniest, a spokesman for the corrections department, said more than $780,000 paid to the state for holding illegal aliens will be used to pay federal overtime to more than 2,400 Missouri corrections officers. “Partial relief is on the way,” Kniest said. But funding for state overtime won’t come anytime soon. It would be up to lawmakers to

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Second U.S. aircraft disappears over Iraq Morris said the plane took off early today for southeastern Iraq. The unmanned aircraft, which is controlled from land, disappeared later this morning while patrolling in the area, he said. Earlier today the state-run Iraqi News Agency reported that the plane was shot down at 11:30 a.m. near the southern city of Basra, about 350 miles south of the capital, Baghdad, the state-run Iraqi News Agency reported. On Aug. 27, Iraq claimed to shoot down an unmanned reconnaissance plane in the Basra area. The U.S. Department of Defense acknowledged losing a plane in that area but said it was unsure whether it had been hit or had crashed on its own. The Pentagon has said the Predator was the first U.S. aircraft lost in Iraq in the 10 years since U.S. and

BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) — Iraq claimed today to have shot down a second U.S. spy plane in less than a month. A U.S. military spokesman said an unmanned plane is missing and its loss was being investigated. Maj. Brett Morris, spokesman for a U.S.-British military task force in the Persian Gulf, said the coalition force had lost an unmanned aircraft today similar to a U.S. spy plane lost last month. “We have lost contact with our unmanned observation aircraft,” Morris told The Associated Press in Manama, Bahrain. “There is an investigation going on ... with regard to the Predator’s disappearance,” he said. “We are working with the assumption that the plane has gone and are trying to figure out why it went down and how it went down.”

British planes began patrolling “nofly” zones — except for a “friendly fire” incident in 1994. Then, two American F-15 fighter jets mistakenly shot down two U.S. Army helicopters over northern Iraq, killing 15 Americans, five Iraqi Kurds, three Turks, two Britons and a Frenchman. The United States and Britain have been patrolling Iraqi skies to protect Shiite Muslim rebels in the south and Kurdish insurgents in the north from government forces. The patrols also provide early warning of potential Iraqi military moves toward Kuwait. Iraq considers the no-fly zones violations of its sovereignty and has stepped up its efforts to shoot down allied planes. In 1998, President Saddam Hussein offered cash prizes to any Iraqi military unit that shoots down an enemy warplane or captures a U.S. or British pilot.

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — After weeks of trying, three Western diplomats met today with eight foreign aid workers to try to sort out their legal options, more than a week after their trial on charges of preaching Christianity in Afghanistan began here. The diplomats met their nationals — two Americans, four Germans and two Australians — three days after the defendants appeared for the first time in the Taliban’s supreme court and were told to decide either to hire a lawyer or to represent themselves. Since then, the diplomats from the United States, Germany and Australia, as well as the parents of the two American women, have been considering lawyers who practice in a variety of countries, including several Muslim nations. The foreign aid workers of Shelter Now International, a Christian aid organization, were arrested in the beginning of August, along with 16 Afghan workers. So far, the two male aid workers, German George Taubmann and Aus-

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Social Security ‘lockbox’ What say?


here is no such thing as a discrete Social Security trust fund. Nevertheless, campaigning politicians back in the late, lamented days of burgeoning budget surpluses fell over themselves promising to keep the “trust fund” as a “lockbox.” Now their thoughtless words are haunting them. At the moment, Democrats find the most advantage in misrepresenting the situation, but Republicans have little room to complain. They did their share of painting into the corner. The issue is the impending federal budget, the first crafted by President George W. Bush. Suddenly, projected surpluses are gone, launching talk about using Social Security funds for other government purposes. This prospect gives gleeful Democrats a way to accuse Bush: His tax cuts drained the federal Treasury. His lockbox promises were lies. Social Security is being threatened, and Bush is to blame. The Bush administration does suddenly find itself on a budget tightrope, but as mentioned here before, this is not a bad thing. Neither political party deserves credit or blame for recent budget fluctuations. Lordy, I wish it were so. Then, by mere crafting of political policy we could ensure steady economic happiness. As it is, our sage and ethically pure federal government leaders reel with surprise right along with the rest of us when the economy and the public budget soar or sag. The plain fact to remember is that the federal budget remains replete with

untold trillions of dollars to be spent. The nature of federal fiscal politics ensures that this largess will be spread around prolifically. The last thing I worry about is whether enough government spending will occur. On the contrary, least likely in fat times or lean is spending restraint. Now that the budget surplus seems to be gone, we are seeing a rare moment of scarce revenue prioritizing. Politicians actually are having a good debate about how not to spend. Hallelujah. One salutary result is that military base closings are more likely. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has a stronger argument with Congress when he can say closings are necessary to fund needed military spending in other areas. If they had the money, members of Congress would continue to dish the pork with unneeded bases. Nothing short of a credibly tight budget might push them to rationalize our array of bases. Since no Social Security trust fund exists except as a number on paper and the benefit program is in no way threatened, we should ignore promises of immediate doom. However, we should take seriously promises of certain doom in the near future if Social Security is not reformed. Nobody is happy about the soft economy, but we should welcome its restraint on public spenders. Let’s remember that if we send it, they will spend it. Occasionally, it’s not a bad thing to cut back on the sending. HJW III

We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have. — Frederick Keonig

Israel’s undeclared war on Palestinians must end Editor, the Tribune: Recently an article appeared in your paper, “State of war,” by Hank Waters, who possesses a shocking lack of knowledge on the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians. Waters stated “They ought to just go to war to stake out their territory, and then defend it.” The truth is, Israel has waged a vicious undeclared war on Palestinians since 1947, laying groundwork for their coming “statehood” in May 1948, destroying at least 11 villages, murdering, massacring and raping defenseless inhabitants, uprooting and driving out thousands. This ruthless killing and landgrabbing continues to this day, into the illegally occupied territories of Palestine. Israel steadfastly refuses to draw state lines. Moshe Dayan, as quoted in Benjamin Beit Hallahmi’s “Original Sins,” said, “Before” Palestinians’ “very eyes we are possessing the land and the villages where they, and their ancestors, have lived ... We are the generation of colonizers, and without the steel helmet and the gun barrel we cannot plant a tree and build a home.” Israel must stop defying international laws and call off its brutal “undeclared war,” unconscionable terrorism, wanton killings and illegal occupation against largely defenseless people who sporadically strike an otherwise undisturbed Israel while Palestinians are being torn apart, oppressed, collectively punished and literally put through Hades. If you have a family, nothing to defend them or your home, nowhere to go, against one of the Earth’s most powerful armies with all the latest weaponry coming at you, what would you do? Lois Gode 16611 Highway A, Benton City

Tribune should put facts over sensationalism Editor, the Tribune: An Aug. 20 “Tribune’s View” contained the following statement: “Muslims cite religious doctrine in support of suicide bombing attacks against innocent civilians, including children.” This is a false and dangerous misrepresentation of Islam that endangers the safety of Columbia’s Muslim population. It needs correction by reference to the facts. The Koran strictly prohibits all but defensive acts of war against hostile combatants: “Fight in the cause of God those who fight you, and do not commit aggression. Indeed, God does not like the aggressors.” (2:190) Furthermore, the Koran expressly



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prohibits acts of aggression committed against others because of religious difference: “There shall be no compulsion in the acceptance of the religion. The right course has become clear from error.” (2:256) The rules of engagement given by Abu Bakr, the closest companion of the Prophet Muhammad, specify the protection of children, innocents, the elderly and even the environment and the rights of animals: “Do not betray or be treacherous or vindictive. Do not mutilate. Do not kill children, the aged, or the women. Do not cut or burn palm trees or fruitful trees. Do not slay a sheep, cow or camel except for your food. And you will come across people who confined themselves to worship in hermitages… Leave them to do what they devoted themselves for.” I am surprised the Tribune would make such an extreme factual and ethical mistake. I hope that in the future the paper will prioritize accurate presentation of the facts over sensationalism. Rashed Nizam, president Islamic Center of Central Missouri Inc. 201 S. Fifth St.

There are no winners where burglary is concerned Editor, the Tribune: I want to express my heartfelt condolences to Deanna Gramling for the loss of her son. I also have to offer my heartfelt condolences to William Jones and his family. They have also suffered a tragedy because they were forced to use lethal force to protect themselves from an alleged burglary by Gramling’s son and his two friends. No one wants to have a burglary end in the death of anyone, but until you are awakened at 1 a.m. by the sounds of broken glass as three men break into your home, you can’t understand the fear. While all the details have not been released, it certainly appears that Jonathan Gramling made a bad decision that fateful night. He participated in a burglary. When you do bad things, you sometimes pay the price. The price is not automatically death in the state of Missouri, but our laws, rightfully so, allow the use of lethal force when you are faced with a burglar who you reasonably believe is going to cause death or serious physical injury. Let us all pray that we don’t have to wake up to the likes of Gramling and his friends breaking into our homes. Let us all pray that we, or our loved ones, do not make the mistake of participating in a burglary at 1 a.m. Everyone loses in that kind of situation. Jeff Kline 601 Business Loop 70 W., Suite 102

Pondering a building project? Shelve it! By FORREST ROSE As a repeat winner of the coveted Purple Thumb Award for Home Carpentry, I think it’s fair to claim I’ve bent more nails in my time than Uri Geller. Maybe you’re one of those people who are skilled with tools, but brother, I’m probably the clumsiest carpenter who ever swung a hammer. Unfortunately, I couldn’t admit as much when a certain enchantress with whom I share my coverlet declared that she needed more shelf space. Tears welled up in her big green eyes, and my sense of chivalry and masculine ego welled up with them. No man of red-blooded American vintage can admit, even to himself, that he’s not handy enough to build a shelf. Hey, it’s nothing but a box. How hard can it be? So, you drive out to the lumberyard and buy some boards, some wood screws, sandpaper and varnish. After you examine the place where the shelf is going to stand, it becomes obvious that your creation will block the room’s only heating and airconditioning duct. This will never do, so you survey the opposite wall, only to find that your shelf, as designed, will cover the sole electrical outlet. The remaining wall is the one with the picture window. In view of these obstacles, you realize the shelf will have to be taller and narrower than you had originally planned, necessitating another trip to the lumberyard to buy some longer boards. Now, you’re ready to build! First, you take the yardstick — what happened to that tape measure you used to have? — and with a No. 2 pencil mark the places where you want to saw. The pencil lead keeps breaking, and twice the yardstick slips so you gouge the wood in such a way as to require extra sanding later on.

Eventually, the lines are drawn. Well done, o mighty builder! Time for the heavy equipment: the hand-held circular saw you borrowed from the neighbor who assumed you knew how to use it. You hoist the first board onto the sawhorses, which have a distressing list to starboard no matter where you place them. Carefully, you line up the pencil marks and press the trigger. Ah, the satisfying, earsplitting shriek of blade biting into wood. That’s more like it! You’re done sawing. Your hands are numb. You count your fingers to make sure they’re still attached. Then, you notice that one of the boards has split. This means another trip to the lumberyard or resawing the other boards to even them up. Facing the cashier again would be too embarrassing, so you opt for a shorter shelf. The sun is high in the sky by now, and perhaps you feel entitled to knock off for a while, stretch out on the settee and study a televised ballgame. But you know that if you don’t finish that shelf today, it will forever litter the landscape like one of those halfbuilt skyscrapers in Jakarta that were abandoned when the Asian economy collapsed. So, you take up your trusty yardstick and measure where to put the woodscrews. Unfortunately, your pencil has fallen from behind your ear and gotten lost, so you have to use a ballpoint pen that was not designed to write on wood. You press hard, figuring you can see gouges in the wood just as easily as you can see pencil marks, and who’s going to look under the shelves anyway? Drilling the screw holes calls for a steady hand, and yours is beginning to tremble alarmingly from a combination of caffeine and fatigue. The upshot is a couple of the

screws don’t line up, and their points protrude ominously from the surface of the shelf. You make a note to cover them later with your old college chemistry textbook. Compared to what’s gone before, using an electric sander would be almost soothing if it didn’t involve so much bending and stooping. But the screaming pain in your lower back also clears your mind, and you logically conclude that the undersides of the shelves don’t really need to be sanded after all. You almost take the same approach to varnishing, but a lingering sense of shame compels you to put at least one coat on even the hidden surfaces. No sooner have you applied the last brush stroke, then a kid from down the street comes screeching up on his bike, executing a bat-turn stop that raises a cumulonimbus cloud of dust onto your still wet and sticky creation. “What’re you doing?” he says. The honest answer would be, “I don’t know what I’m doing, but at least I’m done.” But instead, you instruct the lad in proper conduct, in the process teaching him a couple of new words that he will find useful later in life. Well, the boy’s parents were a little upset at the vocabulary lesson, and your neighbor keeps complaining about a peculiar grinding noise in his circular saw. The important thing is I finished that shelf. It now leans proudly in the laundry room, a handy and handsome repository for detergent boxes, extra light bulbs and assorted cleaning fluids. It’s highly useful just as it is, of course, but its ingenious design would allow it to be easily converted into a rabbit hutch, or even into a merry, blazing bonfire for a cool autumn evening. I’d say that just about nails it. Forrest Rose is a Tribune columnist. You can reach him via e-mail at

Novelist submits seasoned view of society By GEORGE F. WILL Baroness James of Holland Park is the somewhat forbidding title of the energetic 81-year-old grandmother known to millions of readers worldwide as P.D. James, author of elegantly crafted and morally complex detective novels, the latest being “Death in Holy Orders.” However, Holland Park is just a nice swath of urban green space across a busy street from her modest London home, and she functions as a baroness only when in the House of Lords as that 700-year-old body does what it can to cause whatever government controls the House of Commons to have second, or perhaps first, thoughts about what it cannot really be stopped from doing. It is instructive to solicit the judgment of the elderly about contemporary conditions, because, as James has written, episodes long past “catch on the threads of memory as burrs stick to a coat” and provide benchmarks for marking progress, or what passes for it. Her formative years were dominated by reverberations of the catastrophe of 1914-18, which cast “a shadow of uncomprehended vicarious sadness.” Her generation “was born under a pall of inarticulate grieving.” Measured against that benchmark, contemporary Britain is blessed. Yet the “devolution” of power from Westminster to Welsh and Scottish assemblies is but one, and not the most profound, sign of a country less unified than it once was by certain common beliefs. Those, she says, centered on the empire, the monarchy and the Church of England and its liturgy. The attenuation — to put it mildly

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— of those beliefs and the replacement of religion by sport, particularly tribal loyalties to soccer teams, has resulted, James says with mingled regret and complacency, in a “less moral country, but a more equal and fair one.” Time was, “ordinary people certainly were more honest — but, then, many lived under the fear of hell and the law.” Progress. Perhaps. She is mildly disdainful of what she calls “the climate of compensation,” which Americans call the entitlement mentality of a therapeutic culture. “People,” she says bemusedly, “expect to be counseled if they suffer trauma.” Recalling the soldiers returning from two wars, she says tartly, “I don’t remember them all coming home expecting to be counseled about what they went through.” Remembering what fell upon London six decades ago, she dryly wonders, “Would there be enough counselors to go around after a bad bombing?” Her judgments have the edge of a survivor from a sterner age. Five years ago, heeding Samuel Johnson’s dictum that “At 77 it is time to be in earnest,” she published “a fragment of autobiography” titled “Time to Be in Earnest.” In it she approvingly recalled a similar astringency in a letter Jane Austen wrote when she learned that a neighbor had given birth to her 18th child: “I would recommend to her and Mr. Dee the simple regimen of separate rooms.” James believes her vocation, writing novels, has a mildly moral as well as entertaining purpose. She recalls that Victorian novelists rather defensively claimed a moral mission because then there “hung about novel-reading the sulphurous

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whiff of indolent and almost decadent selfindulgence.” She knows novels are unlikely instruments for the reform of institutions or individuals, but she thinks most novelists have an “urge to nudge society’s inclinations in a direction more agreeable to our own beliefs and prejudices.” Women, she says, have an eye for details and hence for clues, are more interested in motive than violence and are gifted with psychological subtlety and the exploration of moral choice. Besides, “bringing order out of disorder is a female function.” This thought has two virtues: in addition to scandalizing a certain stripe of feminist, it is explanatory. It explains why women — Dorothy Sayers, Josephine Tey, Ruth Rendell, Elizabeth George, James herself, among others — are such masters of the detective genre: They have a natural aptitude for it, especially for detection about murder because death underscores “the fragility of life.” Hence, again, the female function — women as agents of order. Furthermore, as a Christian, James believes detective fiction “provides for the reader the comforting reassurance that, despite our apparent powerlessness, we yet inhabit an intelligible universe.” Although she is fond of Henry James’ statement that “We trust to novels to maintain us in the practice of great indignations and great generosities,” she doubts it is still accurate. Less demanding entertainments—television, principally — have largely displaced novels. But not entirely. Today’s readers, too, have their James. George Will is a columnist for The Washington Post.

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Bill takes away right of patients

Microsoft keeps on marching


Justice’s softening loosens its leverage.


so-called patients’ bill of rights actually would restrict the freedom of employers, employees and insurance companies. How so? Because such a law would make certain kinds of insurance policies illegal, even if health insurance companies want to offer such policies and even if employers and employees want to buy them. The particular policies that would be made illegal under legislation Congress is considering are policies that limit patients’ power to sue insurers and employers. Many people realize this would violate the rights of insurers and employers, and many of them, unfortunately, don’t care. But the legislation Congress is considering also would violate the rights of every patient reading this article; none of us would be able to work for an employer who offers health insurance that limits our power to sue. Why would patients ever want less power to sue? For the same reason many ladder buyers want to limit the liability of ladder manufacturers. Just as lawsuits against ladder manufacturers have added a hefty markup to the price of a ladder, so also would increased liability for health insurers drive up the cost of insurance, making rates higher. Some of the more extreme proponents deny that increased liability would raise costs. But if it wouldn’t raise insurers’ costs, why on earth are insurers spending millions lobbying against the legislation? You might say, “Even if employers have to pay higher premiums for insurance, so what?” Here’s what. Your pay roughly equals the value of your output to your employer. If your health insurance costs an extra $300 a year because of Congress’ legislation, your monetary compensation or your other fringe benefits or both will fall about $300 a year. This basic economic reasoning is backed up by hefty economic research done by Massachusetts Institute of Technology economist Jonathan Gruber and others. The people who actually pay the higher cost of employer-provided benefits are employees. But what if employees value the increased power to sue more than that power costs? That would mean that the wage cut they would willingly take to pay for that increased power would exceed the cost of the insurance. A profitmaximizing employer would be happy to oblige, and all — employer, employee and insurance company — would be better off. In that case, the legislation would not be needed. Not seeing insurers offering liberal powers to sue means they, employers and employees have all judged that employees don’t value the power to sue as much as it would cost, which means the legislation would harm employees. Interestingly, when California voters got to vote directly on regulations that limited managedcare insurers in 1996, they voted the measures down by 58 percent to 42 percent and by 62 percent to 38 percent. That same year, Oregon voters rejected a similar measure. The political pressure for a patients’ bill of rights comes, not mainly from employees, but from two other groups: doctors and nurses, who want to increase the demand for their services, and trial lawyers. David R. Henderson is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and an economics professor at the Naval Postgraduate School.

The following appeared Friday in the San Jose Mercury News. or the sake of expedience and not, we hope, out of waning conviction, the U.S. Department of Justice has done an aboutface in the Microsoft case. It will no longer seek its strongest penalty and will no longer pursue a key contention. The penalty was the proposed breakup of the company — something the Clinton justice department had argued was necessary. The contention was the claim that Microsoft illegally interwove its Internet browser into its Windows operating system in order to crush competition. Instead, the Bush justice department said Thursday it would propose other restrictions to curb Microsoft’s monopolistic behavior. The intent is “prompt, effective and certain relief for consumers.” A quicker resolution? Probably. Whether it will be effective is not obvious. By walking away from a central tenet, involving the browser and Windows, the justice department has weakened its case and maybe lost leverage over the company. And Microsoft has a history of ignoring or working around restrictions. The justice department can argue that it needed to be more realistic. A federal appeals court did find Microsoft guilty of illegally maintaining a monopoly over PCbased operating systems. So the department can rely on that finding for requesting stringent penalties. What’s more, time is critical. Microsoft’s new operating system, Windows XP, is already in computer makers’ hands. The odds that a court would grant an injunction to delay its release next month are slim. For a remedy to be effective, it must apply to XP and do so within months, not the years Microsoft might prolong the case if the department sought a breakup. And a structural breakup, while justifiable on the basis of the company’s record of predatory acts and coercion, was a long shot. District Court Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson had ordered it, but the appeals court set it aside, finding that the judge was biased. But the charge of illegally “tying” the browser and other software applications to Windows was worth pursuing. It gets to the heart of Microsoft’s strategy of winnowing out competitors. With XP, Microsoft is tying more products than before. Building applications into an operating system can be useful to consumers. But the advantages must be balanced by the threat to consumer choice and competition. Last year, Jackson set restrictions on Microsoft, which he later withdrew, that the government should consider as a starting point. One would force Microsoft to disclose pieces of the operating system code so that competitors can make their products compatible with XP. Another restriction would bar the company from forcing PC makers using Windows also to use Media Player and other Microsoft software applications. The court record offers proof that Microsoft will make fools of courts and regulators that aren’t vigilant. The justice department must be ready to enforce whatever penalties it proposes with strict monitoring — something it continues to resist. Breaking up the company was the justice department’s first choice. It still should remain the option of last resort, if Microsoft defies what it agrees to or a court imposes.


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Slicing out pork Bush should dust off veto pen, crack down on wasteful spending. By PHILLIP TRULUCK


eports of a shrinking budget surplus have prompted a rash of hand-wringing among federal lawmakers as they prepare to resume work on the spending bills they left behind at the beginning of August. Some warn that the Social Security surplus will have to be tapped. How can Congress cope? It’s hard to sympathize, though, when you consider that the nine spending bills passed by the House of Representatives so far are loaded with a record amount of “pork” projects that threaten to erase whatever’s left of this year’s surplus. Unfortunately, the Bush administration seems unnecessarily ready to accept this fact. A high-ranking White House official opined before the recess that pork, alas, is “an acceptable cost of doing business with Congress.” The phrase sounds uncomfortably similar to that used by big-city contractors to justify the practice of greasing the palms of corrupt zoning officials, building inspectors and union officers to get approval of legitimate construction projects. Does President George W. Bush have no choice but to negotiate from the wrong end of a pork barrel?

It’s certainly an expensive way to do business. House members have salted budget year 2002 spending bills with nearly 19,000 in-district projects worth a combined $280 billion — both new records. We’re talking about $2 out of every $5 under their control. Bush can’t let this pork-packed spending stand if he wants to bring the federal budget under control. Early on, he laid down his budget marker: a 4 percent overall increase in discretionary spending. Though only half the rate of spending hikes pushed through in President Bill Clinton’s last year in office, it’s still a generous offer. But Congress so far has shown itself unable to live within these bounds — which is why it’s time for Bush to drop his “compromise and accommodate” strategy and pick up his veto pen. Given the murmuring from some lawmakers about the need to roll back the president’s prized tax cut, the president should throw down the gauntlet and announce his intention to veto all spending bills that surpass the spending target. And he must follow through. The promise to veto pork-filled spending bills must be as firm and as committed as the promise to cut taxes.

Sure, the big spenders will be quick to deplore the shift. But a veto strategy is neither a sign of partisanship — pork knows no party — nor one of weakness. Far from being a “negative” approach to governing, it’s a sign of strong, effective leadership. History shows the most successful and respected presidents haven’t been shy in using the veto. Franklin D. Roosevelt, for example, was a great devotee of the veto strategy and used it quite successfully to bring the legislative branch to heel when he thought it was straying too far from his policies. He is quoted as saying, when having problems with Congress: “Find me a bill I can veto!” During his years as president, Roosevelt averaged 48 vetoes per year. By way of comparison, the first President George Bush issued 44 vetoes during his four-year term. Clinton vetoed only 37 bills during his two terms. Interestingly, the presidents historians frequently rank as the greatest were generally those most willing to use the veto. Perhaps this is because the veto is a powerful tool, well-suited for an activist president. It is a remarkably successful tool, too: Only 4 percent of all

presidential vetoes — going all the way back to George Washington — have been overridden by Congress. And Bush would seem to have enough votes in Congress to use his veto pen with great authority. The president’s willingness to use every tool at his disposal to control federal spending becomes more and more critical with every projection of a dwindling budget surplus. The Congressional Budget Office recently trimmed its estimate of this year’s budget surplus from the $200 billion it had projected in June to $153 billion. That’s why every dollar wasted in pork-barrel spending looms large. The more the big spenders can drive up spending and drive down the surplus, the more “evidence” they amass to demonstrate the “need” to roll back tax relief. Excessive spending can lead to only two possible outcomes: a resumption of federal deficits or an economically debilitating tax hike. Neither is acceptable. So dust off that box of pens, Mr. President, and start vetoing. Phillip Truluck is chief operating officer of The Heritage Foundation, a Washington-based public policy research institute.

Brazil sets example in AIDS fight This appeared Thursday in the San Jose Mercury News. harmaceutical companies that manufacture drugs to fight AIDS have too often shown more interest in protecting their patents than in saving lives. Luckily, Brazil has stepped forward to remind them a patent is a social contract, not a sacred right that takes precedence over all else. Brazil has been an international leader in showing that developing countries can indeed prevent and treat AIDS. As the disease marches through Africa and Asia, Brazil has cut its AIDS-related death rate in half over four years. This success is because of a major condom distribution program and


Efforts prove developing nations can treat, prevent disease. an aggressive program of free antiAIDS drugs for about 100,000 patients. It’s also because of Brazil’s willingness to use international trade laws as leverage for price breaks. In six months of negotiations, Brazil had achieved only a 17 percent reduction in the price it would pay Swiss pharmaceutical giant Roche for nelfinavir, sold as Viracept. Even that brought the price down to about half what it costs in the United States, but it was still so high it threatened to eat up 25 percent of Brazil’s total AIDS drug budget. So Brazil broke off negotiations last

month and announced that it would produce its own generic version of the drug, which international law allows if there is a national emergency. Roche caved, and Brazil won a 40 percent discount. If ever there were a national emergency for sub-Saharan Africa, India and a large portion of Asia, it is AIDS. Galloping infection rates, cultural barriers and lack of adequate health-care systems have been exacerbated by drug companies that wanted to charge high prices in Africa, just as in the United States. Dozens of those companies even

banded together to sue South Africa for seeking to import or produce generic drugs for its millions of AIDS sufferers, a suit dropped only in the face of international outrage. Brazil has shown that those roadblocks can be breached. Not every country is in Brazil’s position to play hardball with multinational companies. But most of them could follow Brazil’s lead in directing resources to the fight and in finding ways to obtain and distribute drugs. Where there’s a will to treat and prevent AIDS, there’s a way. Brazil is showing the way.

Rampant school suspensions might prove detrimental By VINCENT SCHIRALDI and JASON ZIEDENBERG


s children head back to school this year, they will face a much greater chance of being kicked out than their parents did when they were in school. Ironically, today’s students are at least as well behaved as their parents were at the same age. The headlines would be almost comical if they didn’t have real-world implications for flesh-and-blood students. A pair of kindergartners in New Jersey was suspended for forming their hands into a gun and saying “bang, bang” on their school’s playground. Two 10-year-olds from Arlington, Va., were actually prosecuted for putting hand soap into their teacher’s coffee as a prank. A 13-year-old in Denton County, Texas, who wrote a scary story for an English class on which he received a passing grade, was suspended from school

and locked up for six days. While these individual news stories can be written off as isolated overreactions, the most recent data published by the U.S. Department of Education has quantified the impact of zero tolerance policies on the nation’s young people. Their data show that public school students are nearly twice as likely to be suspended from school as students were in the 1970s. In the 1974-75 school year, 1.7 million youths — or about 3.7 percent of all students — were suspended from schools. By the 1997-98 school year, a whopping 3.2 million students were suspended from public schools. That works out to 6.8 percent of all students or about one out of every 15 students enrolled in public schools. Surely, this must be because students today are worse-behaved than students in the halcyon 1970s. Not so. According to the Department of Justice, the percentage of

students reporting that they were injured with a weapon in 1999 was almost identical to what it was in 1976. Students today also report similar rates of being threatened in schools and having their belongings stolen. In additional to behaving as well as the baby boom generation did in school, today’s young people are better behaved on a variety of other indicators outside of school. Youths today are less likely to commit homicides, get pregnant during their teen years and take drugs or binge drink than youths during the late 1970s. Yet nearly twothirds of Americans believe youth crime is on the increase. As young people face the harsh winds of zero-tolerance policies despite their good behavior, we need to take a careful look at the outcomes of such policies. When we do, what we see is scary. According to the Centers for Disease

Control, students kicked out of school are more likely to take drugs, engage in sex and use weapons than young people who remain in school. Students who have been suspended are three times as likely as nonsuspended students to drop out of school permanently. Reams of studies have shown that high school graduation is positively associated with earnings and employment in adulthood. No one can watch bodies being wheeled out of schools on gurneys and not be deeply affected. But if we victimize students again by intolerant policies despite their good behavior, we will only serve to compound the problems our young people face in getting a good education and transitioning from adolescence into adulthood. Vincent Schiraldi and Jason Ziedenberg are with the Justice Policy Institute, a private, notfor-profit research and public policy organization in Washington.

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tion. ■ Twilight Festivals need volunteers for a variety of positions each Thursday in Sept. from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Call Carrie at 442-6818 for details. ■ Regional Aids Interfaith Network needs volunteers for office assistance, events, care teams, assisting clients with household chores, rides to the doctor or store and assisting with educational presentations. Call Shelley at 875-8687. ■ Meals on Wheels needs volunteer drivers to deliver meals to homebound seniors. You may volunteer for one day a week. Call Marcia at 886-7554. ■ University Hospital’s Family Room needs volunteers to greet and assist families with registration, oversee family room guidelines and offer resources. Call Janet at 443-7666, ext. 322. ■ Columbia Fall Festival of the Arts needs volunteers to help at the festival on Sept. 29-30. Help is needed for booth sitting with an artist, distributing and collecting surveys, help with setup of performance stages and art activities. Call Kay at 874-6386. ■ Theater Reaching Young People & Schools needs volunteers to serve as ushers and house managers for performances of the play “Ichabod” on Oct. 25-31 and the play “The Selfish Giant” on Dec. 7-8 at Launer Auditorium at Columbia College. Call Jill at 449-4536. ■ Columbia Art League needs volunteers to assist at the front desk and in the sales and exhibition galleries. Friday and Saturday afternoon shifts are available as well as many substitute shifts. Volunteers are also needed at the Boone County Art Show on Sept. 29-30. Call Jody at 443-2131. ■ Russell Chapel Church Community Food Pantry needs volunteers to help pick up food at the Central Missouri Food Bank on Thursdays and/or volunteer on Fridays from 1 to 6 p.m. to help with food distribution. Call Eddie at 4427466. ■ Worley Street Project needs volunteers from 8 a.m. to noon each Saturday morning to assist in the beautification of homes in the Worley St. neighborhood. Tasks include painting, raking, cleaning yards and general jobs to enhance the neighborhood. Call Jennifer at 256-1543. ■ Happy Tails Animal Sanctuary needs volunteer foster homes for animals until permanent placement. All animals are screened and training and vet are provided. Call Susan at 445-1680. ■ Seize the Day needs volunteers to provide respite care, assist with household duties, shopping, etc. for individuals that are chronically ill. Call Robin Reuben at 446-2221. ■ Central Missouri Food Bank Pantry needs help with food distribution from noon to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. Spare paper or plastic sacks are also needed. Call Bonnie at 874-7848. ■ Boone County Council on Aging needs volunteers to be friendly visitors, read to the blind, deliver food, do yard work, do minor home repair and transport clients for medical appointments or errands. Call Laurie at 443-1111. If your organization would like to be listed, fax your information to the Voluntary Action Center 874-9172.

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■ Voluntary Action Center needs volunteers to be a Santa by helping families register for the Christmas Basket program on Oct. 6 from 8 to 11:30 a.m. and for two-hour shifts from 12:45 to 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 8, 9, 11, 12, 15, 16 and 18 and for two evenings on Oct. 10 and 17 from 4:45 to 7:30 p.m. Call Cindy at 4496959. ■ Missouri River Relief is a one-day cleanup of the Missouri River from Rocheport to Hartsburg. Volunteers are needed to participate. Call 442-5699 to help or email at: ■ Boys and Girls Club of the Colum bia Area needs lots of volunteers to interact with young people 6 to 16 from 3:30 to 8 p.m. on Mondays through Fridays. Call Jerome at 874-1697 for more information. ■ Literacy Action Corps needs volunteers to provide assistance to adults who need to improve their reading skills and/or work with speakers of other languages. Call Laura at 443-6731 for details and to register for the training sessions on Tuesday evenings on Sept.18 and 25, and Oct. 2, 9 and 16 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Volunteers must attend all five sessions. ■ Fabric Action at the Festival of the Arts is an interactive fabric activity, mainly for children, and needs two shifts each day on Sept. 29-30. Shift hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with a half-hour for lunch and from 2 to 5:30 p.m. Call Orinda at 882-0341 for more information. ■ Special Olympics needs volunteers to help with their fall bowling program at Oakland Plaza Lanes at 9 a.m. each Saturday morning through Nov. 10. Call Spencer at 874-7312 for more information. ■ Adult Learning Center needs volunteers to tutor adult learners age 16 or older. The tutoring can include reading, math and ESL. Other tasks include publicity, recruitment and clerical. Training for tutors will be on Wednesday and Sept. 17. Call Christy at 886-2271. ■ Easter Seals Child Development Center needs volunteers for Camp Friday and Camp Saturday programs which provide respite care for children with disabilities and their siblings. Call Laura at 449-6783. ■ McCambridge Center for Women and their children needs volunteers to help at this not-for-profit center dedicated to helping women live clean and sober lives. Help is needed with fundraisers, donations and volunteer assistance. Call 449-3953 for more information. ■ Columbia Area Senior Center, 1121 Business Loop 70 East, needs volunteers to help with serving food, telephones, office, meal ticket sales, yardwork, building maintenance, bingo on Saturdays from 12:30 to 4 p.m. and a variety of other activities. Call 874-2050 to help. ■ Heritage Festival needs volunteers Saturday and next Sunday at Nifong Park to help with setup and tear down, children’s activities, participant surveys and assisting with artisan booths. Call 874-7499 to help. ■ Habitat for Humanity needs volunteers to help on construction crews. Call Vivian at 499-1202 for more informa-



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Chuck Johnson By JENNA ISAACSON Most people look forward to the weekends as a time to relax and catch up on their sleep. For the last 27 years, Chuck Johnson has viewed weekends as an opportunity to serve his country. Johnson puts on his fatigues on Saturday morning, setting aside his shirt and tie from his weekly job as Moberly Regional Medical Center’s director of therapeutic services as one of about 200 local reservists assigned to the U.S. Army Reserve Center on Business Loop 70. “I have a desire to serve,” Johnson said, adding that he appreciates the

structure and discipline of part-time military life. Growing up in a military family, Johnson had a taste of the military life before he joined. “I was an Army brat,” he explained. He attended classes in 12 school systems in 12 years as his family moved around the country. He wound up in Columbia, graduating from Hickman High School before enlisting in the Army for three years of active duty. He trained to be a respiratory therapist at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio. After his three years were up, he joined as a reservist.

NEIGHBORHOOD ROUNDUP The Neighborhood Watch annual meeting is at 7 tonight. in the mezzanine conference room at city hall, 701 E. Broadway. All members of neighborhood watch groups are invited to come out and learn about what’s going on in the Neighborhood Watch program and about its future plans and projects. Members of the watch board will also be elected. Sgt. Danny Grant of the Columbia Police Department’s Crime Prevention Unit said there are three board positions open with four or five candidates. The Neighborhood Watch bylaws call for officers to serve up to two three year terms. People interested in being on the board can submit their name at the meeting, according to the Neighborhood Watch newsletter.

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Serving as a reservist typically involves serving one weekend a month and two weeks a year. But Johnson puts in about 30 hours a month. In December of 1990, Johnson was called upon to serve in Desert Storm, where he served in a supply depot, helping supply units and hospitals with medical supplies. “It was an experience,” Johnson says after giving it some thought. After the war was officially over, Johnson was assigned to get humanitarian aid and supplies to thousands of Kurds, an ethnic group that neither Saddam Hussein nor Turkey wanted inside its borders.

Meanwhile, the next Neighborhood Watch revitalization meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Sept. 25 at Hickman High School. The meeting is part of the ongoing effort to bring Neighborhood Watch groups together with new residents. Officers go door to door and leave information with people in the areas where there were active groups. The meetings provide training for members and a chance for really motivated neighbors to become group captains. ■ The University of Missouri-Columbia Black Culture Center is holding a fall festival from 4 to 7 p.m tomorrow at Virginia Field on Virginia Avenue. The festival is to familiarize minority students with student organizations, faculty, staff and various facets of MU campus and Columbia’s resources and services.

“That was a real eye-opener,” he said. “They had very little shelter. We gave them tents, medical supplies and basic stuff just to get by.” Johnson remembers the experience with lessons he took away from it. “It allows you to be thankful for all the things you have,” he said. “Seeing 10,000 people with nothing. It changes your perspective.” With three more years to go to reach his goal of 30 years of reserve service, Johnson isn’t ready to look ahead to what he will do with all of his new free time. “We’ll just see what things look like then,” he says.

“We just try to include everyone,” organizer Deniece Christian said, adding that the festival is not limited to blacks, but is also geared toward Hispanics, Native Americans and others. “We’re here to educate,” Christian said. A free barbecue will be provided as well as performances by black Greek organizations. ■ Mid-Missouri Pride is holding its first fall festival at Lions/Stephens Park from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday. Advance tickets are $5 or can be purchased at the picnic for $6. Proceeds from the festival will go toward funding next year’s PrideFest 2002 and toward funding a gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender community center in Columbia. For more information call Maria at 499-1770. Compiled by Justin Willett. Reach him at (573) 815-1720 or

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YOUR BIRTHDAY WEDNESDAY: Success becomes your middle name. All you need is to stay focused on your goals and objectives. Use precision in money dealings, especially if they involve a friendship. Your popularity grows in an unprecedented manner as you expose yourself to more public interaction and become more social. Network more than you have in the past. If single, a friendship could open the door to a special relationship. Walk on through. If you are attached, the two of you will need to circle your wagons around a key goal. Striving to make it so brings increased closeness. Cancer stands up for you and is lucky for you as well. The stars show the kind of day you’ll have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult. VIRGO (Aug. 23-S Sept. 22): ★★★★★ You know what you want. Making it a reality will involve bypassing some rigid ideas. Delve into financial potential through key associates. Network to your heart’s content. Unusual forces now work in your favor. Take a risk, even if you normally don’t like to. Tomorrow night: Where your friends are.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-O Oct. 22): ★★★★ Your ability to sort through what is important separates you from others. Allow your imagination to lead. Express ideas if in a business/work atmosphere. Others seek you out to brainstorm. Don’t get distracted from key responsibilities. Tomorrow night: Call an older relative. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-N Nov. 21): ★★★✍ ★★ Stop hemming and hawing. If you want to do something, get going. You will be pleased with the results. You might not feel like being open to many people about what you think. So reveal yourself to a key partner who understands. Tomorrow night: Check out different travel possibilities. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-D Dec. 21): ★★★★★ Schedule time with those you need to deal with. You’re more successful if you deal with others directly. Another might misinterpret your motives; open up conversation. A parent, boss or associate wants greater influence. Tomorrow night: Don’t forget your personal life. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-JJan. 19): ★★★★★ Others find you; you don’t need to seek anyone out. Getting certain projects done will take talent or

closing your door and screening your calls. Let others know when you will be available, even if it might be late. Tomorrow night: Catch up on a friend’s news over dinner. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-FFeb. 18): ★★★★ Pace yourself! An exercise program helps you discharge anxiety and tension. You want more facts before you make a decision. Go after information yourself by using the many resources you have available. Tomorrow night: Discuss an idea with a partner or friend. PISCES (Feb. 19-M March 20): ★★★★★ Your sense of fun emerges even though this is a workday. Don’t mix your playfulness into finances and a work partnership. The mixture could be a dreadful mistake. Clear your mind when doing facts and figures. Others seek you out. Tomorrow night: Now play! ARIES (March 21-A April 19): ★★★★ Positive thinking manifests itself — finally. Instead of becoming flustered at confusion, you laugh. Isn’t this easier? Your good will accomplishes good work relationships and an effective day-to-day atmosphere. Still, consider a home office. Tomorrow night: Spruce up your pad. TAURUS (April 20-M May 20): ★★★★★ Your enthusiasm is contagious! Look past confusion at work and seek out the facts. Your ability to grace a situation with calmness and understanding makes you a valuable

HEALTH Paul Donohue Dear Dr. Donohue: I have been overweight all my life. I am 45. I weigh close to 300 pounds, and I am 5 feet 5 inches tall. I have been on many diets, including medically supervised diets. I exercise as much as I can. I do not lose weight. I am considering surgery as a solution. What are your thoughts? Many doctors don’t approve. Many people are like you. They carefully watch what they eat. They exercise. They cannot, however, take off pounds. The complete explanation for obesity hasn’t been discovered. It is not always a matter of calories taken in vs. calories burned. Genes must play a role because obesity is often a family affair. I have no qualms about surgery for you. You are morbidly obese. The definition of morbid obesity is 100 pounds over ideal body weight. The “morbid” indicates that such weight shortens life and makes you prey to many other illnesses. Diabetes is a prime example. Osteoarthritis of the knees and hips is another obesity complication. Often such body weight generates high blood pressure, which

stresses the heart — already stressed by having to pump blood to the far reaches of a large body. Two popular operations for weight-loss surgery exist. Rather than dwell on surgical techniques, let me say they both reduce the stomach’s capacity to hold food. After the operation a person is not able to eat the amount of food eaten before the operation. There is no room for it. Furthermore, the small stomach sends to the brain signals indicating it is full. The brain, in turn, floods the person with a sense of satiety, and the desire to eat evaporates. Every surgical procedure has a number of possible complications. People can develop blood clots that find their way to the lungs and lead to death of sections of those organs. Infections are another complication. Stacking surgery complications against medical benefits, one must agree that surgery is the winner. ■ Dear Dr. Donohue: I have a pain in the rear — no joking. It hurts when I sit and feels a bit bet-

team player. No wonder others seek you out for advice! Use your ingenuity. Tomorrow night: Visit with a friend, in person or by phone. GEMINI (May 21-JJune 20): ★★★★ Opt for controlled splurging. You don’t always need to deny yourself. Stay upbeat with those around you. Creativity surges. Participate in an animated conversation. Express yourself. Spend some time on your home or with a family member. Intuition follows your financial decisions. Tomorrow night: Dote on another. CANCER (June 21-JJuly 22): ★★★★★ Build on your knowledge, especially if mixed information comes up. Slow down with others who might not be as energetic as you. Help someone work through his problems. Use your keen listening skills. Express your perspective in a way that others can hear. Tomorrow night: Be spontaneous. LEO (July 23-A Aug. 22): ★★★ You know a lot, but you might not choose to let everyone else know what is on your mind. Gather facts before you make a decision. Information might feel contrary, yet there might be a way to reconcile everything. Could both people be telling you the truth? Tomorrow night: Early to bed. TOMORROW’S CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS: publisher Alfred A. Knopf (1892), actress Linda Gray (1940), athlete Jesse Owens (1913).

ter when I stand. My doctor ordered X-rays, which showed nothing. He put me on Aleve and told me to soak in a tub of warm water. I am not getting better. What could I have? This is speculation. You might have coccygodynia — pain from the coccyx. That structure is the tail end of the spine. It consists of three to five small, fused bones. Sitting slumped in a chair can irritate the coccyx, as can arthritis of the spine. A fracture from trauma is another possibility. Try this regimen for three weeks. Continue with the soaks and Aleve or any other anti-inflammatory you might want to try. Find a 3-inch-wide belt. Wrap it a bit below the normal beltline and directly onto the skin. Its position should be such that it pulls the large buttock muscles together. That provides a cushion for the coccyx and makes it more comfortable to sit. If the pain has not gone away within three weeks, go back to the doctor. A cortisone shot in the painful area might bring relief. Dr. Donohue regrets that he is unable to answer individual letters, but he will incorporate them in his column whenever possible. Readers may write him at P.O. Box 536475, Orlando, Fla., 32853-6475.





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North dealer. North-South vulnerable.

You follow to the first three rounds of trumps, discard a diamond on the next trump, but what do you discard on the fifth trump after declarer throws a club from dummy? When the hand was played, East discarded a spade, and it was this seemingly innocuous play that cost him 2,510 points! Declarer next cashed the A-K of diamonds, leaving this position:

ADVICE Ann Landers Dear Ann Landers: Tell your readers that when they are hospitalized, they should leave their jewelry at home. I had minor surgery a few days ago, which required an overnight stay in one of Boston’s finest hospitals. I placed my gold earrings and pearl necklace in the drawer of the nightstand. When I returned from surgery, the earrings and necklace were gone. I reported the loss to the head nurse at once. She said, “Sorry, but we cannot be responsible for such losses. We tell our patients to leave their jewelry at home, but when they don’t listen, there’s nothing we can do.” Please, Ann, if you’ve told them before, do so again. — Boston Reader Dear Boston: Thanks for your letter. The same advice holds true for those who go to the hospital for mammograms or other procedures. When you go to the hospital, leave your jewelry at home! ■ Dear Ann Landers: My husband, “Bill,” and I divorced 12 years ago, after 25 years of marriage. We made a pledge to each other that we would set aside our differences and always do what was best for our children. We have kept that pledge. Bill was more than fair with his money and extremely generous with his time. He helped me guide our three teenagers into adulthood. All three children love and respect us. We have both never remarried. Three months ago, I learned I am terminally ill. Bill continues to stand by me, and I know he will until the end. When the time comes, I want Bill to be listed as “a special friend” in my obituary — not necessarily as a husband or even an ex-


husband. Some family members say it would be inappropriate. What do you think? — Just Asking in Tennessee Dear Tennessee: This must be a terribly difficult time for you. By all means, name Bill in your obituary as “former husband and special friend.” ■ Dear Ann Landers: Thank you for printing the letter from “Cindy in Wisconsin,” who wanted to stay friendly with her ex-stepmother’s family. You were absolutely right to tell her she should keep in touch if she wants to. Both my parents have been married three times, and I have had a series of revolving-door siblings, aunts, uncles and grandparents. Every time someone remarries, I am expected to welcome the new relatives with open arms. Whenever someone divorces, I am expected to disown my step-siblings and act as if they never existed. It is painful to ignore people who treated you as a close relative for years. I decided early on that just because my parents couldn’t get their lives straight didn’t mean mine should be torn to pieces. I have excellent relationships with my exstep-siblings, ex-step-grandparents and other family members. No one can tell me who to love. — RedHeaded Stepchild in Kentucky Dear Red-Head: You’re my poster child for good sense. Feeling pressured to have sex? How well-informed are you? Write for Ann Landers’ booklet “Sex and the Teenager.” Send a self-addressed, long, business-size envelope and a check or money order for $3.75 to: Teens, c/o Ann Landers, P.O. Box 11562, Chicago, Ill., 606110562.

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Opening lead — queen of spades. Assume you’re last, defending against seven hearts, and that you see only dummy’s hand and your own. Partner leads the queen of spades, taken by dummy’s king as you contribute the three and South the six. Declarer plays a low trump to the queen and continues with the A-K-J10, West following to the first trump lead and then discarding two spades and two clubs. ■

When South now led a diamond to the queen, West was squeezed. Whatever he discarded, declarer would win the rest of the tricks. But note that if East’s spade holding in the diagramed position had been the 5-4, West could have discarded the 10 of spades at the crucial juncture and South would have gone down one. It just goes to show what a big difference one little discard can make. Tomorrow: Self-preservation.

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High school transfers prompt review of policy By CHRIS BIRK of the Tribune’s staff

Some seek moratorium on student shifts.

A work session scheduled for sometime in October could determine the future of Columbia Public Schools’ transfer policy. The policy, along with the enforcement of school boundaries, has come into question lately, as students continue to funnel from Rock Bridge High School to an already overcrowded Hickman High School. In the past two years since the boundary change, 293 students have transferred from Rock Bridge to Hickman, school officials said. With a capacity of about 1,950, Hickman has an enrollment of 2,813. An $8.7 million renovation project is under way. In the 1998-1999 school year, the year before the redistricting was instituted, Rock Bridge actually had 15 more transfer students than Hickman. The following school year, Rock Bridge again outpaced Hickman, with 20 more transfer students. Rock Bridge’s estimated student population for the 2001-2002 school

year is 1,355, up 10 percent from last year. The school, with underutilized classrooms and facilities, continues to see prospective students swell the halls of Hickman. At a Board of Education meeting last night, Rock Bridge parent Tom Burckett called for a moratorium on transfers. “I understand that people believe that they should be able to choose where they want to go to school,” he said. But the policy “puts pressure on Hickman. Why do we keep allowing students to transfer?” The redrawing of school boundaries two years ago has spawned an influx of students to Hickman, but Superintendent Jim Ritter said that the school’s attendance area has itself seen substantial growth. “We don’t know how quickly we’ll pull that enrollment down,” Ritter said this morning. “We never expect to see that the transfers stop.” The district’s transfer policy prohibits students from switching

schools on the basis of musical or athletic interests. Otherwise, as long as students have a valid reason for transferring, requests are usually granted. Officials have also cited a sense of institutional tradition as one of the reasons why students continue to transfer to Hickman. “We think when the boundary line changes occurred, many people who live in the area have planned for years as to which high school they will attend,” Ritter said. “You’ll often have had older siblings attend those schools. I think that given some time, you run out of the brother-sister combination — the long-range planning some people have had — and they will gradually just begin to attend the school in the area in which we live.” Russ Still, school board vice president, has called for a greater examination of the transfers of the past few years. The board will discuss the issue in October.

“More information on who’s transferring, why, what actual criteria is being used,” Still said. “Is it a situation of people transferring or are more people living in the Hickman district?” But Bruce Brotzman, Rock Bridge principal, said the redrawing of school boundaries has created a temporary, and reconcilable, situation. “If the shoe were on the other foot and Rock Bridge families were redistricted to Hickman, I think that we would see the exact same thing,” he said. “If you’re brought up through the lower grades thinking you’re going to go to a certain high school, you naturally are going to identify with that school. “I think it has just a lot to do with familiarity, and I think anytime you draw a boundary line and still have a transfer process, it’s inevitable.” Reach Chris Birk at (573) 815-1704 or

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House versions of drug, tax bills move to Senate

Gay pride group plans new center

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — State representatives have passed legislation that expands Missouri’s Medicaid program and offers new medicine benefits to the lower-income elderly. But the 126-11 vote late last night came after some lawmakers raised concerns about the cost of the new and expanded programs. House approves Also last night, the House passed a measure compromise livestock pricing providing a one-time state income tax exemption for this summer’s federal tax rebates and a bill measure. Page 6B making changes to a 1999 livestock pricing law. All of the bills now go to the Senate. The health-care legislation includes a provision that more than doubles the amount of assets that the poor, blind and disabled could possess yet be eligible for the Medicaid health-care program. All Medicaid enrollees receive prescription drug coverage. The legislation also creates a new state-funded, privately administered prescription benefit for seniors who have neither Medicaid nor private prescription coverage. Such a benefit has been touted by both Democrats and Republicans as a way to help seniors in the greatest need. Yet lawmakers are wrestling with exactly how much help a cashstrapped state government can — or should — provide. Representatives approved the Medicaid expansion — raising the asset cap to $2,500 from $1,000 for individuals and to $4,500 from $2,000 for couples — without knowing how much it would cost. Legislative researchers later determined that the entire bill — with the Medicaid expansion and new prescription program — would cost about $125 million annually. Some supporters disputed that figure, citing lower estimates prepared earlier by private consultants. But others questioned the wisdom of the House-passed bill. “I’m concerned that the reason we’re doing this bill is the old” prescription drug program “costs too much, and this one costs more,” said state Rep. Roy Holand, R-Springfield. Senators had passed a bill Friday that was estimated to cost as much as $117.6 million. Legislative researchers said yesterday that the Senate estimate was inaccurate, but a new figure was not immediately available. Both versions would do away with a state income tax credit that offers up to $200 annually to many seniors to help offset their prescription drug purchases.

By JUSTIN WILLETT of the Tribune’s staff

Teens with alternative lifestyles to benefit. On the way back from a gay pride event last year, a young man told Kylar Broadus that he dreaded going home because he couldn’t be himself in front of his parents. “This is my two hours a week that I can be gay,” he told Broadus. “It was so sad,” Broadus recalled yesterday. He hopes that doesn’t have to happen again. Broadus wants to create a gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community center where people can go to get support, talk with others and just be themselves. For more than a year Broadus, who is president of Mid-Missouri Pride, vice chairman of the city’s Human Rights Commission and a transsexual, said he’s been thinking about creating a center downtown that could serve as a gathering place and a resource center for the community. Broadus said he got a group of people together and took them on a tour of a center in Springfield. Many centers start off as libraries then gradually grow into places where kids can do homework and get on computers and finally to a place where people can learn job skills, Broadus said. While securing a site might take until next spring, Broadus is seeking not-forprofit status and focusing on raising money for now. A fall festival Saturday at Lions-Stephens Park will be the group’s first event to raise money for the center. “Our youth don’t have anywhere to go,” Broadus said. Jenny Baker, a Mid-Missouri Pride


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Chase ends in crash A spotlight shines on a Toyota Camry after a high-speed chase that ended in a crash on North Garth Avenue about 9:30 p.m. yesterday. Police Capt. Moon McCrary said the car was allegedly stolen from Joe Machens Ford. The chase began after police noticed the car without its lights on. The car hit a pole at Leslie Lane and Garth Avenue before striking a car on Garth. After the crash, the male juvenile driver fled into woods and was arrested on several charges.

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Warm with sun and a few clouds.



86 58 LOW

Winds: SE 7-14

Winds: SE 5-10





Sun mixed with clouds.

Sunshine and a few clouds; nice.

Partly sunny; it could t-storm.

76/56 Winds: SW 7-14

76/54 Winds: NE 10-20

76/54 Winds: SE 10-20

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Columbia Area Forecast High pressure will be responsible for another clear and pleasant night tonight. Tomorrow will dawn sunny, but a few clouds will arrive ahead of a cold front in the afternoon. Little in the way of precipitation is expected with this front, and a reinforcing shot of sunny and cool weather will be in the area for the end of the week and on into the weekend. Temperatures will be 5-10 degrees below normal.


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PEORIA 58/82



TOPEKA 57/89




ST. LOUIS 62/86








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Statistics for Columbia through midnight.

Temperatures High ...................... 79 (4:13 p.m.) Low ........................ 50 (6:10 a.m.) Normal high .............................. 81 Normal low .............................. 59 Year ago high .......................... 95 Year ago low ............................ 65 Record high .................. 99 (1938) Record low .................... 44 (1976) Peak wind speed .............. 12 mph High relative humidity .......... 96% Low relative humidity ............ 38% High barometric pressure .. 30.30" Low barometric pressure .. 30.16" Hourly Temperatures 6 p.m. 9/10 .... 78 2 a.m. ............ 62 7 p.m. ............ 74 3 a.m. ............ 60 8 p.m. ............ 72 4 a.m. ............ 59 9 p.m. ............ 69 5 a.m. ............ 57 10 p.m. .......... 65 6 a.m. ............ 55 11 p.m. .......... 65 7 a.m. ............ 56 12 a.m. 9/11 62 8 a.m. ............ 58 1 a.m. ............ 63 9 a.m. ............ 64

Predicted Apparent Temps Tomorrow 8 a.m. .............................................. 66 Noon ................................................ 76 4 p.m. .............................................. 88 8 p.m. .............................................. 78 Precipitation 24 hours ending 7 a.m. today .... 0.00" Month to date .............................. 0.73" Normal month to date ................ 1.28" Year to date .............................. 31.14" Normal year to date .................. 27.85" River & Lake Stages Kansas City ...................... 11.50, -0.10 Boonville ............................ 8.30, +0.20 Jefferson City .................... 8.20, +0.30 Lake of the Ozarks ........ 658.03, +0.03 Mark Twain .................... 604.10, +0.00 Truman .......................... 706.09, -0.01 Today Wednesday Sun & Moon Sunrise 6:47 a.m. 6:48 a.m. Sunset 7:24 p.m. 7:23 p.m. Moonrise 12:03 a.m. 12:55 a.m. Moonset 3:15 p.m. 4:16 p.m. New First Full Last

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Wednesday Thursday Wednesday Thursday Hi Lo W Hi Lo W City Hi Lo W Hi Lo W New Orleans 88 76 t 92 72 s 89 73 s 88 71 s 82 56 pc 80 52 pc 83 58 s 76 52 pc Salt Lake City San Diego 73 64 pc 73 64 pc 96 71 s 93 69 s 68 56 pc 70 56 pc 73 64 pc 75 62 pc San Francisco Seattle 72 54 s 72 52 s 87 76 t 89 76 t Washington 80 64 s 80 60 pc 70 48 pc 64 46 s Weather (W): s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, r-rain, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, sf-snow flurries, sn-snow, i-ice,

Yesterday's National Extremes High 112, Death Valley, CA; Low 17, Fraser, CO National Summary Sunny tomorrow from New England to the Carolinas. Thunderstorms are likely over the Florida Peninsula. A cold front, extending from the Great Lakes to the northern Rockies, will separate cooler air over the Dakotas from hotter air across the southern Plains. Warm in the West with a few showers in the interior West.

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board member and president of the Triangle Coalition, said as a growing community, Columbia needs a center to meet the needs of the growing gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender population. Nikole Potulsky, an HIV educator at the Columbia/Boone County Health Department, said that although the university has a GLBT Resource Center — which she helped start — a more broad-based center would reach more people. “There’s no one location they can get hooked into community activities,” Potulsky said. “It would be a place where people could congregate and hopefully be a building block for people in Mid-Missouri.” While Broadus said he is looking at possible partnerships with other GLBT groups, including TRICO, PRISM, the AGAPE Church and other communities of faith, he wants the center to reach more people. The goal now is fund-raising, finding both immediate capital for the project and people to donate regularly in the future. “We want monthly sustainers to take care of the overhead costs,” he said. Broadus said the center would rely heavily on volunteers for staff, but there would also be a paid position of executive director of the center, which would begin as a half-time position and grow into a full-time position. But he wants the center to be open to everyone. “We have people with all kinds of talents in the community,” Broadus said. “We’re just beginning to tap those.”



Missouri’s soccer game at Walton Stadium and all events involving sports teams from Hickman and Rock Bridge that were scheduled for today have been cancelled because of the terrorist attacks.

 Bruin tennis team earns milestone win, Page 2B  Bonds continues chase at Enron Field, Page 3B  Rock Bridge ends softball losing skid, Page 4B

Tuesday, September 11, 2001

Section B


Kile ends victory drought

Photo courtesy of Mike and Karen Morris

Sibling rivalry Kansas freshman Lindsey Morris, left, and Missouri junior Lisa Morris will have to put their personal feelings aside when they face each other on the volleyball court for the first time tomorrow. The Tigers and the Jayhawks square off in the season opener. Please see story on Page 4B.

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Darryl Kile put a lot of men on base, and that’s where he left them. Kile, backed by a two-run homer from Mark McGwire, won for the first time in almost a month to lead the St. Louis Cardinals over the Milwaukee Brewers 8-0 last night. Kile (14-10) scattered nine hits over six innings to LAST NIGHT Cardinals 8, win for the first time since Brewers 0 Aug. 12 against the New TONIGHT York Mets. He had been 0-3 Cardinals at in his previous four starts. Brewers, 7 p.m. “They had some chances (Cable 28) the first three innings and he just reached back and —————— got a little extra,” Cardinals Major league baseball manager Tony La Russa postponed its said. Kile, who had not pitched entire schedule since Sept. 2 and was tonight. Please see page 2B. pushed back three days from his scheduled start, was removed when his elbow stiffened up, La Russa said. “It was a tough game,” Kile said. “A lot of guys on base. I was in trouble the whole time.

Mac’s two-run blast sparks offense. They hit balls hard. I tried to battle with what I had today. Fortunately, we scored a bunch of runs. As far as my elbow, my elbow is not an issue.” St. Louis (79-64) closed within a half-game of San Francisco (80-64), the NL wild card leader, and moved within five games of Houston, which leads the NL Central. The Cardinals play their remaining 19 games against division opponents, including six games with the Astros. Kile pitched out of trouble in each of the first five innings. He stranded runners at second and third in both the first and second innings, and left the bases loaded in the fourth. In the third, right fielder J.D. Drew threw out Geoff Jenkins at home for the final out. “They got a few pitches to hit. They hit some balls hard,” Kile said. “Fortunately, I was able to catch a break and have them hit a line drive at a guy or make a pitch when I was in trouble and get out of the inning.” Mike Matthews finished for his first career

Pleasant surprise Frosh Roberson has impressed Tiger coaches.

Jordan all but announces his comeback A press conference will be held by middle of next week.

By DAVE MATTER of the Tribune’s staff Tyrone Roberson saw nothing but a wide open carpet of grass. It wasn’t even a hole off the left tackle — just a field of green. It was a personal invitation from Faurot Field to trample on its damp turf all the way to the south end zone. “Nothing but green,” he said. But the legs of the freshman tailback — who was just as green as Faurot, carrying the ball for just the third time in his first game — were churning as fast as his heart was beating. Instead of a sprinting for the 41-yard touchdown run, Roberson fell flat on his face for SATURDAY no gain. Missouri at “I just got too excited,” he said Michigan State yesterday, blushing. “My feet got RELATED ITEMS quicker than my body. That hole was ON PAGES 3-4B so big. “I didn’t get embarrassed, but it’s one of those things where you just want to just jump back in time and do it all over again. It was so wide-open, but I learned that in those situations to keep my composure.” Except for the minor slip, Roberson stayed on his feet for most of Missouri’s 40-6 win over Southwest Texas. He provided the Tigers a pleasant surprise with 74 yards rushing on 13 carries, averaging nearly 6 yards per rush. Once projected as a candidate to redshirt this season, Roberson ran himself to the lead of the race for MU’s primary rushing duties. Redshirt sophomore Zack Abron led the Tigers with 106 yards on 22 carries against SWT, but his lost fumble in the first quarter caught coach Gary Pinkel’s attention for all the wrong reasons. “It’s inexcusable to fumble,” Pinkel said. “Inexcusable.” Roberson, meanwhile, has showed Pinkel the speed, quickness and durability that dazzled recruiters from around the country during his career at Pattonville High School in St. Louis. Since arriving at MU in early August, the 5-foot-10, 190-pound Roberson has shown the steadiest improvement of the Tigers’ five tailbacks. “Since he’s gotten here, he’s really gotten better,” running backs coach Brian Jones said. “When he first got here, he was a bit tentative, which is very natural

save, his first in four chances this season. Jamey Wright (9-11) was rocked for eight runs on six hits in 3 2/3 innings. McGwire hit his 24th homer in the second, a 445-shot off the bottom of the scoreboard in straightaway center. Half of McGwire’s 48 hits are home runs. Placido Polanco’s bases-loaded single keyed a six-run fourth inning as the Cardinals pushed the lead to 8-0. “Up to that point, I thought I’d only made one bad pitch,” Wright said. “That was the pitch to McGwire, which I didn’t get in like I wanted to.” Drew, Albert Pujols and Jim Edmonds opened the fourth with consecutive singles to make it 3-0. Edgar Renteria hit an RBI grounder with the bases loaded and Mike Matheny added an RBI single. Polanco’s tworun single chased Wright and reliever Mike Buddie allowed a run on a wild pitch. “We put a bunch of professional at-bats together that inning,” La Russa said. “We battled. He’s tough.”

Mark Schiefelbein photo

Missouri freshman running back Tyrone Roberson made an impressive debut in the Tigers’ 40-6 win over Southwest Texas. The St. Louis native had 74 yards rushing on 13 carries.

especially for freshmen. To his credit he’s worked hard and progressed daily.” Roberson was held out of MU’s season-opening loss to Bowling Green, but after a week of practice, Pinkel said the decision to play the freshman — over senior Zain Gilmore — simply came down to evaluation. Deciding who would carry the ball against the Bobcats, Pinkel couldn’t hold back. “He appears in practice day in, day out as one of our top running backs. So we had to decide what we’re going to do, play him or not,” Pinkel said. “We were going into the second game of the season, and holding people back right now is probably not very smart. We have to get our best people out on the field. “He’s got great quickness and very good speed, and we just felt we’re going to need him as the season goes on.” “His anticipation is very natural for him,” Jones added. “That’s something you try and teach in time, but he’s very gifted in that respect.” The former Pattonville Pirate gained just 1 yard on his first three carries, and after tripping on third down, Pinkel turned to Abron to convert on a fourthand-1. Two plays after Abron’s 7-yard run, Roberson was back in and promptly picked up 10 yards on his

next carry. Then came a pair of 12-yard runs and later a 21-yard gallop for MU’s longest rush of the season. As the son of a St. Louis pastor, Charles Roberson, the MU freshman has learned the virtue of humility. After watching game film of his stunning debut, Roberson wasn’t near content, saying he showed too much indecisiveness and missed a few reads. Besides he averaged close to 150 yards and a touchdown per game in high school. “It was OK,” he said unassumingly. “But that’s over. All I’m thinking about now is Michigan State.” Now listed as Abron’s backup, Roberson knows he will have more chances carrying the load this Saturday at Michigan State. The Spartans (1-0) play a more physical brand of defense, with more size and speed attacking the ball. But if he thought he saw lots of green in his collegiate debut, he’ll see more on Saturday, when 74,000 MSU fans pack a sold-out Spartan Stadium. “I just have to be ready when they put me in,” he said. “I’m glad I got a chance to go in before I play in a big game like Michigan State, just to get my feet wet, so I’m not wondering how it’s all going to be.” Reach Dave Matter at (573) 815-1788 or

CHICAGO (AP) — Michael Jordan all but confirmed yesterday he would return to play in the NBA and said the world will know for sure within 10 days. In a 30-minute conversation with The Associated Press and reporters for the Chicago Sun-Times and, Jordan said the news conference to announce his decision would be held in Washington, D.C., by the middle of next week. Asked whether he was definitely coming back, Jordan smiled slyly. A moment later, he looked up and said, “I’m doing it for the love of the game. Nothing else. For the love of the game.” Jordan, who led the Chicago Bulls to six championships, has worked out all summer preparing for the expected ‘I’m doing comeback with the Washington Wizards. it for the He is president of basketball operalove of tions for the team and a part owner, meaning he has to divest his owner- the game. ship under NBA rules before returning Nothing to the court. Jordan has tested himself and his else. For game repeatedly in scrimmages the love against top-caliber NBA players, with league referees officiating. The only of the question remaining is whether the tengame.’ dinitis in his right knee would limit his effectiveness. — Michael Jordan, however, said the knee was Jordan sound. If it remains that way over the next few days, he said, “I’ll be ready to go.” Reached by The Washington Post later yesterday for comment that he has all but decided to return, Jordan said, “I didn’t say that. I have not said it.” This would be the second comeback for the 38-year-old Jordan. He stunned the basketball world by retiring in October 1993, saying he had nothing left to prove in basketball and wanted to give baseball a try. He played a season of Double-A ball for the Chicago White Sox team in Birmingham, Ala., but returned to the Bulls in March 1995. In the half-hour conversation on a curb outside his restaurant, Jordan dropped the conditional tense for the first time since acknowledging in April that he was serious about coming back. “I want to play for years,” he said. But Jordan made clear he wasn’t coming back to fulfill any expectations but his own. “Winning isn’t always championships. What’s wrong with helping kids find their way, teaching them the game.”

Kewps hold on, down Cole Camp By JEFF McNIELL of the Tribune’s staff

Hickman staves off late Bluebird rally.

straight points to pull within 12-10 Hickman volleyball coach Greg and force a Hickman timeout. Gunn knows he got away with a deciA Tonya Goosen kill brought the sion that nearly became a big mistake. Bluebirds within a point, but it was Sporting a comfortable lead as close as they would get. against Class 2A Cole Camp Junior Sarah Kramer ended the last night, Gunn made several Bluebirds’ run with her second second-set substitutions and kill of the night, and Hickman turned what seemed to be a held on to win the set and the surefire rout into a nailbiter. match. The Kewpies eventually held Gunn stuck with his subs — on to win the match 15-2, 15-12. LAST NIGHT “I won’t ever underestimate Hickman def. mostly juniors — throughout them, and I almost made that Cole Camp the late rally. “I wanted to see if they were mistake in the second game,” 15-2, 15-12 going to hang with it,” Gunn said. “I Gunn said. “It got a little closer than wanted to see if they could hold on to I would have liked.” that lead, and they got some side With a 12-6 second-set lead — and outs and points when they needed to. starters Jo Ristow and Megan Berry They made some mental errors, but already done for the night — Gunn that’s why they’re out there — so emptied the rest of his bench and in they can make those mistakes and turn sparked a rally from the Bluelearn from them.” birds (4-4). Middle blocker Krissy Lundquist Cole Camp put together its first and outside hitter Clare Spiechinger long run of the night with four

led the Kewpie offense with five kills apiece. Lundquist also had a gamehigh four blocks, and Spiechinger had two of Hickman’s three aces. Captain Jo Ristow, still suffering from back pains, added three kills. Hickman (4-5) opened the match like a team possessed. Holding an early 4-2 lead, the Kewpies scored 11 unanswered points behind the hard-hitting of Lundquist and Spiechinger — who each had three kills during the run. “There were some mumblings beforehand about Cole Camp beating us last year,” said Ristow, who was part of a 15-2, 15-4 loss to the Bluebirds last season. “But it’s different every year so we try not to worry about the past. Early on, we were playing as a team. We were running smoothly and had a good rhythm.” With Berry on the bench healing a sore ankle, Spiechinger and Ristow gave Hickman a 2-0 lead to open the

second set with back-to-back kills. After Cole Camp scored three straight points for a 3-2 advantage, Lundquist tied the score at three apiece with an ace. Hickman scored on the next play to take a one-point lead before the Bluebirds knotted the game at 4-4. With the score tied, Hickman scored five answered points — capped by a Spiechinger ace — to lead 9-4. “I thought Hickman did a nice job of putting a lot of pressure on us, which caused us not to be on offense like we would like to be,” Cole Camp coach Brian Rice said. “We can hit the ball as good as anyone around, but we weren’t on offense enough to do that.” Newman ended the run with a kill, but Hickman answered with kills by Ristow and Stacy Faerber to make it 11-5. After a Newman ace, Kendra Stone gave Hickman a 12-6 lead and Gunn emptied his bench. Reach Jeff McNiell at

Hickman’s Krissy Lundquist tips the ball over the net in the Kewpies’ 15-2, 15-12 win over visiting Cole Camp last night. The Kewpies jumped out to a 12-6 lead in the second set before taking out their starters. The reserves held on to end the match. Mark Schiefelbein photo

2B Tuesday, September 11, 2001, COLUMBIA DAILY TRIBUNE, Columbia, Mo.,




TODAY All events cancelled

TOMORROW College Volleyball College Soccer

7 p.m. 7 p.m. 4 p.m.

Truman State at Columbia College Missouri at Kansas Columbia College at Baker

ON THE BEAT Basketball: Grawer to the bench Former Missouri guard Brian Grawer has recently been hired as an assistant basketball coach at St. Edwards University in Austin, Texas, the school announced recently. Grawer, who helped lead the Tigers to the second round of the NCAA Tournament last season, will begin his coaching career with the Division II Hilltoppers and follow in the footsteps of his father Rich, who was the head coach at Saint Louis University from 1984-94.

AREA SCENE MU’s Ohlsson has best round Elin Ohlsson recovered from a disastrous second round to finish with a collegiate-best 70 in the final 18 holes to post a top-10 finish in the Chip N’ Club Invitational in Lincoln, Neb. Ohlsson, a junior, tied for sixth 13 shots behind winner Martina Gillen of Kent State. Ohlsson struggled to a second-round 80 that knocked her out of contention but rallied to finish with her best-ever 54-hole score (223). Missouri finished in eighth place, 51 shots behind Kent State, in coach Stephanie Cooper’s debut as head coach. Nisha Sadekar had a top-20 finish with a 227 in 16th place. Sadekar finished with a 73 in the 36-hole finale. Maria Ohlsson made her collegiate debut with a 28th place finish at 231 and freshman Mindy Bullard and Anne Schlosser tied for 59th.

Tigers off to fast start Brandon Knaub and Chris Happ shot identical rounds of 73-72—145 to lead the Missouri men to second place after 36 holes of the Husker Invitational in Lincoln, Neb. MU at 586 was four shots behind leader Lamar going into the final round. Senior Mark McBride shot back-to-back 73s to stand in 10th place while Neal Stafford (29th) and freshman Ben Scott (36th) rounded out the scoring.

Bruins win 50th straight It was business as usual for the Rock Bridge girls tennis team, which won its 50th straight North Central Missouri Conference dual meet with a 9-0 win over Helias. The Bruins (10-1, 2-0 NCMC) have not lost a conference dual meet since a 1993 match against Marshall. Kara Hickey and Kristen Kornegay cruised to victories while sophomore Emily Roark and junior Jody Coats had the clinching win with a 7-5, 6-1 doubles win. No. 1 player Cheryl Hickey sat out the match.

Girls golf Cotton Classic: Hickman finishes ninth and Rock Bridge 17th in ■ Smith-C the Smith-Cotton Classic golf tournament. Junior Mandy Crane shot an 88 to lead the Kewpies, who also got a 91 from Rachel Griffin and a 104 from Rachel Jacoby. Stephanie Carstens led Rock Bridge with a 102. Any Fischer had a 106.

Soccer ■ Helias 7, Moberly 1: Andy Sharp scored the Spartans’ only goal in a onesided conference loss. Clay Stansberry assisted on the goal that came in the second half and made the score 5-1. Helias (4-0, 2-0 NCMC) led 5-0 at halftime. Moberly (2-4, 1-1) is hosting an eight-team tournament starting on Thursday. The Spartans are the second seed and open against seventh-seeded Southern Boone. Helias is the top seed. ■ Southern Boone 2, Kirksville 1: Nathan Bill scored his second goal of the game to give the Eagles (3-3) an overtime win at Kirksville. Kirksville scored in the 20th minute and no other goals were scored until five minutes left in the game when Bill scored. Two minutes into overtime Bill scored again to end the game. Keeper David Brown had 7 saves.

Softball ■ Kewpies finish fifth: Hickman swept a pair of Saturday games to take fifth

place in the Capital City Tournament at Jefferson City. The Kewpies (8-3) defeated Helias for the second time this season 1-0 and Fatima 10-0 in six innings in the fifth place match. Marissa Nichols scored on Amanda Holman’s RBI single against the Crusaders to advance to the fifth place match. Sam Frevert got the two-hit shutout win with three strikeouts and a walk. Renee Roberts also fired a two-hit shutout striking out seven Fatima batters. Amanda Jameson had two hits and a run scored against Fatima. Frevert had a two-RBI triple, while Ashley Endecott and Kelsy Merideth both had an RBI.

SPORTSCENE Local events and professional schedule shut down for day after terrorist attack Sports events on the professional and amateur levels screeched to a halt after the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington. Events scheduled for this weekend — including college football and professional football — are also in jeopardy of being cancelled. Missouri’s soccer game with Eastern Illinois, all Hickman and Rock Bridge events as well as games at area college Westminster were cancelled. Major league baseball postponed its entire schedule of 15 games tonight after baseball commissioner Bud Selig made the decision about 3½ hours after the attacks began in New York. “In the interest of security and out of a sense of deep mourning for the national tragedy that has occurred today, all major league baseball games for today have been canceled,” Selig said in a statement. Selig also called off the owners’ quarterly meeting that was set to start today. He did not make any decisions about tomorrow’s games. “I will continue to monitor the situation and a daily basis and make ongoing decisions accordingly,” Selig said. “My deepest sympathy and prayers go out to the families and victims of this horrendous series of events.” The NFL was mulling whether to postpone this weekend’s schedule. “Regarding Sunday’s games, we will make no decision today,” league spokesman Joe Browne said. “We’ll gather information and speak to several parties within the next 24 to 48 hours.” Baseball’s minor leagues — their regular seasons over — postponed postseason games in all nine leagues. Major League Soccer postponed all four games that had been scheduled for tomorrow. The PGA Tour canceled Thursday’s starts of the World Golf Championship and two other tournaments. With air traffic shut across the country, several golfers were unable to get to St. Louis. Among those stranded were PGA champion David Toms, Phil Mickelson and Davis Love III.

AMERICAN LEAGUE East Division ...........................................W L Pct GB New York ...........................86 57 .601 — Boston ...............................72 69 .511 13 Toronto ..............................70 73 .489 16 Baltimore ...........................55 87 .387 30½ Tampa Bay.........................50 93 .350 36 Central Division ...........................................W L Pct GB Cleveland...........................82 62 .569 — Minnesota .........................76 68 .528 6 Chicago..............................74 70 .514 8 Detroit ...............................57 86 .399 24½ Kansas City........................57 86 .399 24½ West Division ...........................................W L Pct GB x-Seattle ..........................104 40 .722 — Oakland .............................87 57 .604 17 Anaheim ............................73 71 .507 31 Texas .................................66 78 .458 38 x-clinched playoff spot Yesterday’s scores Minnesota 3, Detroit 2 Chicago White Sox 7, Cleveland 1 Seattle 5, Anaheim 1 Oakland 7, Texas 1 Boston at N.Y. Yankees, ccd., rain Today’s games Minnesota (Radke 12-9) at Detroit (Weaver 11-14), 6:05 p.m. Toronto (Escobar 6-6) at Baltimore (Johnson 10-11), 6:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Garland 6-6) at N.Y. Yankees (Clemens 19-1), 6:05 p.m. Boston (Fossum 1-1) at Tampa Bay (Sturtze 8-11), 6:15 p.m. Cleveland (Finley 6-6) at Kansas City (Durbin 7-14), 7:05 p.m. Texas (Helling 11-9) at Oakland (Lidle 10-6), 9:05 p.m. Seattle (Sele 13-5) at Anaheim (Schoeneweis 10-9), 9:05 p.m. Tomorrow’s games Toronto at Baltimore, 6:05 p.m. Minnesota at Detroit, 6:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox at N.Y. Yankees, 6:05 p.m. Boston at Tampa Bay, 6:15 p.m. Cleveland at Kansas City, 7:05 p.m. Seattle at Anaheim, 9:05 p.m. Texas at Oakland, 9:05 p.m. NATIONAL LEAGUE East Division ...........................................W L Pct GB Atlanta ...............................78 64 .549 — Philadelphia .......................75 68 .525 3½ New York ...........................71 73 .493 8 Florida ...............................66 77 .461 12½ Montreal ............................61 82 .427 17½ Central Division ...........................................W L Pct GB Houston .............................84 59 .587 — St. Louis .............................79 64 .552 5 Chicago..............................78 65 .545 6 Milwaukee .........................63 81 .438 21½ Cincinnati ..........................58 86 .403 26½ Pittsburgh ..........................55 88 .385 29 West Division ...........................................W L Pct GB Arizona ..............................81 62 .566 — San Francisco ....................80 64 .556 1½ Los Angeles .......................78 65 .545 3 San Diego ..........................70 73 .489 11 Colorado ............................62 80 .437 18½ Yesterday’s scores Chicago Cubs 8, Cincinnati 2 St. Louis 8, Milwaukee 0 Today’s games N.Y. Mets (Leiter 11-10) at Pittsburgh (Ritchie 1112), 6:05 p.m. Montreal (Thurman 8-10) at Florida (Beckett 1-0), 6:05 p.m. Philadelphia (Person 14-6) at Atlanta (Burkett 1110), 6:35 p.m. Cincinnati (Acevedo 4-6) at Chicago Cubs (Cruz 21), 7:05 p.m. San Francisco (Ortiz 14-9) at Houston (Mlicki 5-1), 7:05 p.m. St. Louis (W.Williams 12-9) at Milwaukee (Coppinger 1-0), 7:05 p.m. Colorado (Neagle 9-7) at Arizona (Schilling 20-6), 8:35 p.m. Los Angeles (Adams 12-6) at San Diego (Middlebrook 0-0), 9:05 p.m. Tomorrow’s games Philadelphia at Atlanta, 12:05 p.m. Cincinnati at Chicago Cubs, 1:20 p.m. N.Y. Mets at Pittsburgh, 6:05 p.m. Montreal at Florida, 6:05 p.m. San Francisco at Houston, 7:05 p.m. St. Louis at Milwaukee, 7:05 p.m. Colorado at Arizona, 8:35 p.m. Los Angeles at San Diego, 9:05 p.m.

Wild card race ........................................W San Francisco ....................80 St. Louis .............................79 Chicago..............................78 Los Angeles .......................78 Philadelphia .......................75

L 64 64 65 65 68

Pct .556 .552 .545 .545 .525

Yesterday’s box scores American League Twins 3, Tigers 2

MINNESOTA ab Rivas 2b.............5 CGzmn ss ..........4 Mntkw 1b ..........3 Koskie 3b...........4 Bchnan rf...........1 Kielty rf..............1 DOrtiz dh ...........3 THuntr cf ...........3 JJones lf.............2 LeCroy c ............1 Przyns c.............2 Hcking ph ..........1 Mohr lf...............1

r 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

h bi 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0

DETROIT ab Cedeno rf .........3 Macias 3b ........4 Hggnsn lf..........4 TClark dh..........4 Simon 1b..........4 Halter ss...........4 Easley 2b .........3 Magee cf ..........3 Inge c ...............1 Fick ph .............0 JEcrcn pr ..........0 Crdona c ..........0

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White Sox 7, Indians 1

CHICAGO ab Drham 2b ..........5 JAVltin 3b ..........4 MOdnz rf ...........1 Liefer rf..............2 HPerry ph ..........1 Paul c ................0 Knerko 1b..........4 Cnseco dh .........3 CNLee lf.............4 Snglton cf ..........3 Clayton ss .........4 MLJsn c .............2 Grffnno ph .........1 Rownd rf ...........0

r 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0

h bi 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 2 0 0

CLEVELAND ab Lofton cf...........4 JolCbra cf .........0 Vizquel ss.........3 RAlmr 2b ..........4 JGnzlez rf .........4 Thome 1b.........3 Burks dh...........4 KGarca lf ..........3 MCdva ph ........1 Frymn 3b..........2 EADiaz c...........3

h bi 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

r 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

h bi 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0

Totals...............34 710 6 Totals .............31 1 6 1

Chicago...................................011 001 022 — 7 Cleveland ................................010 000 000 — 1 DP—Chicago 2, Cleveland 1. LOB—Chicago 10, Cleveland 6. HR—Liefer (17), Thome (47). S—Singleton, MLJohnson. IP H R ER BB SO Chicago DWright W,4-2..................7 6 1 1 3 1 Embree ............................2 0 0 0 0 3 Cleveland Colon L,12-11 ...............5.1 7 3 3 3 4 Rincon...........................1.1 0 0 0 0 4 Smith ............................0.1 0 2 2 2 1 RRodriguez ...................0.2 1 0 0 2 1 Westbrook ....................1.1 2 2 2 1 0 Smith pitched to 2 batters in the 8th. WP—DWright. Balk—Colon. Umpires—Home, Welke, Tim; First, Cederstrom; Second, Hudson; Third, Iassogna. T—3:26. A—38,244 (43,368). r 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

h bi 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

OAKLAND ab Damon cf .........4 JeGmb 1b .........3 Abad 1b ...........1 JaGmb dh .........4 BRyan dh..........1 Dye rf ...............4 EChavz 3b ........4 Long lf ..............4 Tejada ss ..........3 RJHdz c ............4 Mnchno 2b.......3

r 2 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0

h bi 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 3 0 0 0

Totals...............30 1 4 1 Totals .............35 712 7

Texas.......................................000 000 001 — 1 Oakland...................................420 000 10x — 7 E—Myette (1). DP—Texas 1, Oakland 1. LOB—Texas 4, Oakland 8. 2B—RPalmeiro (30), Dye (24), EChavez (38), RJHernandez (23). HR—MYoung (11), JeGiambi (12). SF—Tejada. IP H R ER BB SO Texas Myette L,3-4 .................1.2 6 6 6 2 3 Michalak .......................4.1 4 0 0 1 2 Petkovsek ........................2 2 1 1 0 2 Oakland Zito W,13-8.......................9 4 1 1 2 10 Umpires—Home, Layne; First, Montague; Second, Randazzo; Third, Schrieber. T—2:35. A—12,115 (43,662).

Mariners 5, Angels 1

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r 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0

Minnesota...............................010 000 011 — 3 Detroit.....................................001 010 000 — 2 E—CGuzman (18), Koskie (13). DP—Minnesota 1, Detroit 1. LOB—Minnesota 7, Detroit 4. 2B— Pierzynski (28), Magee (11). 3B—Koskie (2), THunter (4). S—Cedeno. SF—DOrtiz, LeCroy, Inge. IP H R ER BB SO Minnesota Mays W,15-13 ..................8 4 2 1 1 5 Guardado S,6 ...................1 0 0 0 0 2 Detroit SWSparks......................6.1 5 1 1 3 6 Miller.............................0.2 0 0 0 0 2 DPatterson....................0.1 1 1 1 0 0 Perisho ............................0 1 0 0 0 0 Pineda L,0-1..................1.2 1 1 1 0 2 Perisho pitched to 1 batter in the 8th. HBP—by DPatterson (Mientkiewicz). WP—Mays. Balk—SWSparks. Umpires—Home, McClelland; First, Rapuano; Second, Emmel; Third, Van Vleet. T—2:48. A—19,456 (40,120).

TEXAS ab MYong 2b ..........4 Kapler cf............4 ARdrgz ss ..........4 RPlmo 1b...........3 Sierra dh............3 Hslman c ...........3 Sheldon 3b ........3 Monroe rf ..........3 Mgrder lf ...........3


GB — ½ 1½ 1½ 4½

Totals...............31 3 8 3 Totals .............30 2 4 1

Athletics 7, Rangers 1


Totals...............38 513 5 Totals .............33 1 6 1

SEATTLE ab Suzuki rf ............4 Mclmre ss .........3 CGuilln ss ..........2 BBoone 2b.........3 EMrtnz dh..........3 Olerud 1b ..........5 Cmeron cf .........5 Javier lf ..............4 Gipson lf ............0 DaBell 3b...........4 DWilsn c ............5

r 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 1

h bi 0 0 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 2 3 1 0

ANAHEIM ab Erstad cf...........4 Eckstin ss.........4 GAndsn lf .........4 Glaus 3b...........4 Spiezio 1b ........4 Salmon rf .........4 AKndy 2b .........3 BMolna c..........3 DVann dh .........3

r 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

h bi 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Seattle ....................................020 010 020 — 5 Anaheim .................................000 000 001 — 1 E—DWilson (1), Weber (2). DP—Anaheim 1. LOB— Seattle 13, Anaheim 5. 2B—McLemore (12), DaBell 2 (28), GAnderson (32). SB—McLemore (35), Eckstein (20), GAnderson (12), Salmon (9). IP H R ER BB SO Seattle FGarcia W,16-5 ................8 3 0 0 0 8 Rhodes.............................1 3 1 1 0 0 Anaheim Valdes L,9-10 ................6.2 9 3 3 2 3 Holtz .............................0.1 0 0 0 0 0 Weber ...........................0.2 3 2 2 1 0 Cooper..........................1.1 1 0 0 2 1 HBP—by Valdes (EMartinez), by Valdes (BBoone). WP—Rhodes. Umpires—Home, Young; First, Fletcher; Second, Barksdale; Third, Culbreth. T—3:08. A—20,311 (45,050).

National League Cardinals 8, Brewers 0 ST. LOUIS ......ab Vina 2b ..............4 Sturria cf ...........0 Planco 3b ..........5 Drew rf ..............4 Cairo 2b.............1 Pujols lf .............4 MMthw p...........0 Edmnd cf...........3 Mrrero rf............0 McGwr 1b .........2 Pquette 1b ........0 Rnteria ss ..........4 Mtheny c ...........4 Kile p .................1 Rbnson lf ...........1

r 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 0

h bi 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0

MILWAUKEEab DWhite cf .........3 Gndrlls p ..........0 Levis c ..............0 Loretta 2b ........3 EPena 2b..........1 Jenkins lf ..........4 Sexson 1b ........4 MPSwy 1b........0 Burnitz rf ..........4 JHrndz ss..........3 Clbugh 3b ........1 LLopez 3b ........4 KLBrn c.............3 RKing p.............0 JAWrht p ..........1 Buddie p...........0 Echvrr ph .........1 Levrt p..............0 Snchez cf .........2

r 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

h bi 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

Totals...............33 8 9 7 Totals .............34 0 9 0

St. Louis ..................................020 600 000 — 8 Milwaukee ..............................000 000 000 — 0 DP—St. Louis 1, Milwaukee 2. LOB—St. Louis 4, Milwaukee 11. 2B—Jenkins (18). HR—McGwire (24). S—Kile. IP H R ER BB SO St. Louis Kile W,14-10.....................6 9 0 0 1 5 MMatthews S,1 ...............3 0 0 0 2 4 Milwaukee JAWright L,9-11 ............3.2 6 8 8 3 2 Buddie ..........................0.1 0 0 0 0 0 Levrault............................2 0 0 0 1 2 Gandarillas.......................2 2 0 0 1 0 RKing................................1 1 0 0 0 0 HBP—by Kile (DWhite). WP—Kile, Buddie. Umpires—Home, Tschida; First, Carlson; Second, Guccione; Third, Davis. T—2:42. A—31,780 (42,500).

Cubs 8, Reds 2

CINCINNATI ab TWalkr 2b ..........4 Piersl p ..............0 BClark ph...........0 DYong 1b ...........4 Grf Jr cf..............3 Dunn lf...............3 ABoone 3b ........3 Jnnings rf...........3 RMRva rf............1 JCastro ss..........4 LaRue c .............4 Ritsma p ............1 Mrcdo p.............1 WGrero 2b.........2

r 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0

h bi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

CHICAGO ab EYung 2b..........5 Gterrez ss ........3 SSosa rf............4 RBrwn lf ...........4 Fssero p ...........0 Frnswr p...........0 Coomer 3b.......4 Ojeda 3b ..........0 Tucker cf ..........3 Stairs 1b...........4 Girardi c ...........4 Lieber p............2 CPttson cf ........1

r 1 2 1 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0

h bi 1 0 2 0 1 0 3 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0

Totals...............33 2 6 2 Totals .............34 811 8

Cincinnati................................010 100 000 — 2 Chicago...................................105 200 00x — 8 E—JCastro (7). LOB—Cincinnati 9, Chicago 7. 2B— Dunn (13), LaRue (19), EYoung (40), Coomer (19). HR—Jennings (2), JCastro (3), RBrown (2). S— Gutierrez, Lieber. IP H R ER BB SO Cincinnati Reitsma L,7-15..............2.1 7 6 5 2 0 Mercado .......................3.2 3 2 2 0 3 Piersoll.............................2 1 0 0 1 0 Chicago Lieber W,18-6...................7 4 2 2 2 7 Fassero ............................1 1 0 0 0 2 Farnsworth ......................1 1 0 0 1 1 HBP—by Lieber (Dunn), by Lieber (DYoung). WP— Mercado. Umpires—Home, Higgins, Scott; First, Cousins; Second, Hollowell; Third, Diaz. T—2:35. A—35,159 (39,059).

Leaders American League BATTING—Suzuki, Seattle, .347; JGonzalez, Cleveland, .343; JaGiambi, Oakland, .336; RAlomar, Cleveland, .335; BBoone, Seattle, .329; Mientkiewicz, Minnesota, .318; Stewart, Toronto, .315. RUNS—ARodriguez, Texas, 121; Suzuki, Seattle, 114; BBoone, Seattle, 107; RAlomar, Cleveland, 100; Jeter, New York, 99; JaGiambi, Oakland, 96; Damon, Oakland, 95. RBI—JGonzalez, Cleveland, 138; BBoone, Seattle, 128; ARodriguez, Texas, 120; Thome, Cleveland, 118; MRamirez, Boston, 116; RPalmeiro, Texas, 110; GAnderson, Anaheim, 109. HITS—Suzuki, Seattle, 217; BBoone, Seattle, 186; Stewart, Toronto, 178; ARodriguez, Texas, 175; RAlomar, Cleveland, 174; Jeter, New York, 173; GAnderson, Anaheim, 170. DOUBLES—MJSweeney, Kansas City, 44; JaGiambi, Oakland, 40; Mientkiewicz, Minnesota, 38; EChavez, Oakland, 38; Stewart, Toronto, 38; Long, Oakland, 36; MOrdonez, Chicago, 36; Durham, Chicago, 36; EMartinez, Seattle, 36. TRIPLES—CGuzman, Minnesota, 14; RAlomar, Cleveland, 12; Cedeno, Detroit, 11; CBeltran, Kansas City, 10; Suzuki, Seattle, 8; Vizquel, Cleveland, 8; JEncarnacion, Detroit, 7; Stewart, Toronto, 7; Durham, Chicago, 7; Easley, Detroit, 7. HOME RUNS—Thome, Cleveland, 47; ARodriguez, Texas, 44; RPalmeiro, Texas, 41; MRamirez, Boston, 39; Glaus, Anaheim, 38; CDelgado, Toronto, 38; BBoone, Seattle, 35; JGonzalez, Cleveland, 35. STOLEN BASES—Cedeno, Detroit, 55; Suzuki, Seattle, 47; Soriano, New York, 41; Knoblauch, New York, 36; McLemore, Seattle, 35; Cameron, Seattle, 30; Jeter, New York, 27; Mondesi, Toronto, 27; RAlomar, Cleveland, 27. PITCHING (16 Decisions)—Clemens, New York, 191, .950, 3.44; PAbbott, Seattle, 15-3, .833, 4.13; Sabathia, Cleveland, 15-4, .789, 4.62; Moyer, Seattle, 17-5, .773, 3.35; FGarcia, Seattle, 16-5, .762, 2.98; Milton, Minnesota, 14-5, .737, 4.11; Sele, Seattle, 13-5, .722, 3.71. STRIKEOUTS—Nomo, Boston, 193; Clemens, New York, 191; Mussina, New York, 187; Zito, Oakland, 183; Colon, Cleveland, 172; Hudson, Oakland, 164; PMartinez, Boston, 163. SAVES—MRivera, New York, 45; Sasaki, Seattle, 41; Foulke, Chicago, 38; Percival, Anaheim, 38; Koch, Toronto, 31; Wickman, Cleveland, 29; Isringhausen, Oakland, 28; Hawkins, Minnesota, 28.

National League BATTING—LWalker, Colorado, .342; Alou, Houston, .336; Pujols, St. Louis, .333; Berkman, Houston, .333; Helton, Colorado, .331; LGonzalez, Arizona, .330; Aurilia, San Francisco, .327. RUNS—SSosa, Chicago, 121; Helton, Colorado, 113; LGonzalez, Arizona, 113; Floyd, Florida, 112; Bonds, San Francisco, 110; Bagwell, Houston, 109; SGreen, Los Angeles, 108. RBI—SSosa, Chicago, 139; Helton, Colorado, 128; LGonzalez, Arizona, 126; Bonds, San Francisco, 121; SGreen, Los Angeles, 116; Bagwell, Houston, 115; Pujols, St. Louis, 111; Berkman, Houston, 111; LWalker, Colorado, 111. HITS—Aurilia, San Francisco, 182; LGonzalez, Arizona, 176; Pujols, St. Louis, 174; Vina, St. Louis, 173; Pierre, Colorado, 171; Helton, Colorado, 169; Berkman, Houston, 168. DOUBLES—Helton, Colorado, 47; Berkman, Houston, 44; Floyd, Florida, 41; Kent, San Francisco, 41; Pujols, St. Louis, 40; VGuerrero, Montreal, 40; Abreu, Philadelphia, 40; EYoung, Chicago, 40. TRIPLES—Rollins, Philadelphia, 11; Pierre, Colorado, 9; LCastillo, Florida, 9; NPerez, Colorado, 8; Vina, St. Louis, 8; Ochoa, Colorado, 7; OCabrera, Montreal, 6; BGiles, Pittsburgh, 6; Kent, San Francisco, 6; LGonzalez, Arizona, 6. HOME RUNS—Bonds, San Francisco, 63; SSosa, Chicago, 54; LGonzalez, Arizona, 51; SGreen, Los Angeles, 46; Helton, Colorado, 41; Sexson, Milwaukee, 36; Nevin, San Diego, 36; Bagwell, Houston, 36. STOLEN BASES—Rollins, Philadelphia, 43; Pierre, Colorado, 38; Abreu, Philadelphia, 35; LCastillo, Florida, 33; VGuerrero, Montreal, 31; EYoung, Chicago, 30; Glanville, Philadelphia, 27. PITCHING (16 Decisions)—Oswalt, Houston, 14-2, .875, 2.50; Schilling, Arizona, 20-6, .769, 2.85; Lieber, Chicago, 18-6, .750, 3.67; RDJohnson, Arizona, 18-6, .750, 2.37; MMorris, St. Louis, 19-7, .731, 3.16; Person, Philadelphia, 14-6, .700, 4.10; WMiller, Houston, 16-7, .696, 3.54. STRIKEOUTS—RDJohnson, Arizona, 336; Schilling, Arizona, 257; Vazquez, Montreal, 206; Park, Los Angeles, 204; Wood, Chicago, 189; Burkett, Atlanta, 172; Armas, Montreal, 166. SAVES—Nen, San Francisco, 39; Shaw, Los Angeles, 39; Benitez, New York, 38; Hoffman, San Diego, 36; Mesa, Philadelphia, 36; BWagner, Houston, 34; Gordon, Chicago, 27.

FOOTBALL NFL AMERICAN CONFERENCE East ..................................W L T Pct Indianapolis ...............1 0 0 1.000 Miami.........................1 0 0 1.000 Buffalo .......................0 1 0 .000 New England .............0 1 0 .000 N.Y. Jets .....................0 1 0 .000 Central ..................................W L T Pct Baltimore ...................1 0 0 1.000 Cincinnati...................1 0 0 1.000 Jacksonville................1 0 0 1.000 Cleveland...................0 1 0 .000 Pittsburgh ..................0 1 0 .000 Tennessee..................0 1 0 .000 West ..................................W L T Pct Denver .......................1 0 0 1.000 Oakland......................1 0 0 1.000 San Diego ..................1 0 0 1.000 Seattle .......................1 0 0 1.000 Kansas City ................0 1 0 .000

PF PA 45 24 31 23 6 24 17 23 24 45 PF PA 17 6 23 17 21 3 6 9 3 21 23 31 PF PA 31 20 27 24 30 3 9 6 24 27

NATIONAL CONFERENCE East ..................................W L T Pct Arizona ......................0 0 0 .000 Dallas .........................0 1 0 .000 N.Y. Giants .................0 1 0 .000 Philadelphia ...............0 1 0 .000 Washington................0 1 0 .000 Central ..................................W L T Pct Green Bay ..................1 0 0 1.000 Tampa Bay .................1 0 0 1.000 Chicago......................0 1 0 .000 Detroit........................0 1 0 .000 Minnesota..................0 1 0 .000 West ..................................W L T Pct Carolina .....................1 0 0 1.000 New Orleans..............1 0 0 1.000 San Francisco ............1 0 0 1.000 St. Louis .....................1 0 0 1.000 Atlanta .......................0 1 0 .000 Sunday’s scores Baltimore 17, Chicago 6 Green Bay 28, Detroit 6 Tampa Bay 10, Dallas 6 Indianapolis 45, N.Y. Jets 24 Oakland 27, Kansas City 24 New Orleans 24, Buffalo 6 Cincinnati 23, New England 17 Seattle 9, Cleveland 6 Jacksonville 21, Pittsburgh 3 Carolina 24, Minnesota 13 San Francisco 16, Atlanta 13, OT St. Louis 20, Philadelphia 17, OT San Diego 30, Washington 3 Miami 31, Tennessee 23 Open: Arizona Yesterday’s score Denver 31, N.Y. Giants 20 Sunday’s games Buffalo at Miami, Noon Denver at Indianapolis, Noon Dallas at Detroit, Noon Arizona at Washington, Noon Green Bay at N.Y. Giants, Noon New England at Carolina, Noon Cincinnati at Tennessee, Noon San Francisco at New Orleans, Noon Philadelphia at Tampa Bay, Noon Atlanta at St. Louis, 3:05 p.m. Kansas City at Seattle, 3:15 p.m. Jacksonville at Chicago, 3:15 p.m. N.Y. Jets at Oakland, 3:15 p.m. Cleveland at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m. Open: San Diego Monday, Sept. 17 Minnesota at Baltimore, 8 p.m.

PF PA 0 0 6 10 20 31 17 20 3 30 PF PA 28 6 10 6 6 17 6 28 13 24 PF PA 24 13 24 6 16 13 20 17 13 16

AP Top 25

Monday night summary Broncos 31, Giants 20 New York ..............................0 7 7 6—20 Denver...................................7 7 7 10—31 First Quarter Den—Hape 1 pass from Griese (Elam kick), 1:09. Second Quarter NYG—Toomer 43 pass from Collins (Andersen kick), 12:55. Den—McCaffrey 16 pass from Griese (Elam kick), 9:35. Third Quarter NYG—Toomer 11 pass from Collins (Andersen kick), 10:43. Den—R.Smith 25 pass from Griese (Elam kick), 8:04. Fourth Quarter Den—FG Elam 37, 13:49. Den—M.Anderson 6 run (Elam kick), 9:10. NYG—Rivers 1 pass from Collins (kick blocked), 1:56. A—75,244. NY Den First downs 17 25 Rushes-yards 19-63 36-143 Passing 245 330 Punt Returns 3-24 3-54 Kickoff Returns 4-89 2-47 Interceptions Ret. 0-0 0-0 Comp-Att-Int 19-34-0 21-29-0 Sacked-Yards Lost 3-13 0-0 Punts 8-55.1 4-50.3 Fumbles-Lost 1-0 1-0 Penalties-Yards 7-35 6-36 Time of Possession 25:21 34:39 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—New York, Dayne 6-30, Barber 10-28, Collins 3-5. Denver, Te.Davis 21-101, R.Smith 2-24, M.Anderson 6-10, Griese 5-8, Hape 2-0. PASSING—New York, Collins 19-34-0-258. Denver, Griese 21-29-0-330. RECEIVING—New York, Toomer 5-78, Jurevicius 576, Barber 3-53, Comella 2-13, Th.Davis 1-20, Dixon 1-19, Rivers 1-1, Collins 1-(minus 2). Denver, R.Smith 9-115, McCaffrey 6-94, Clark 2-55, Kennison 1-36, Carswell 1-25, Te.Davis 1-4, Hape 1-1. MISSED FIELD GOALS—New York, Pochman 63 (WR). Denver, Elam 65 (WL).

COLLEGE Big 12 Standings North Conf Overall Team..........................W L W L PF Nebraska ....................0 0 3 0 90 Iowa State ..................0 0 1 0 45 Kansas State...............0 0 1 0 10 Colorado .....................0 0 2 1 114 Kansas ........................0 0 1 1 41 Missouri......................0 0 1 1 53 South Oklahoma ...................0 0 3 0 122 Texas...........................0 0 2 0 85 Texas A&M..................0 0 2 0 66 Texas Tech ..................0 0 1 0 42 Baylor .........................0 0 1 0 24 Oklahoma St...............0 0 1 1 39 Thursday’s game Texas Tech at Texas-El Paso, 9 p.m. Saturday’s games Missouri at Michigan State, Noon Wyoming at Kansas (FOX11), 11:30 a.m. Colorado at Washington State (FSN), 2:30 p.m. Iowa at Iowa State (ABC), 2:30 p.m. Northern Arizona at Oklahoma State, 5 p.m. Rice at Nebraska (FSN), 6 p.m. Louisiana Tech at Kansas State, 6 p.m. Tulsa at Oklahoma, 6:30 p.m. Baylor at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Missouri (1-1) at Michigan St. (1-0), Noon Navy (0-2) at Northwestern (1-0), Noon Wis.-Eau Claire (2-0) at Valparaiso (1-1), Noon W. Kentucky (1-1) at Wisconsin (1-2), 1 p.m. S. Illinois (0-1) at Ball St. (0-2), 1:30 p.m. Maine (1-0) at N. Dakota St. (2-0), 1:30 p.m. Iowa (2-0) at Iowa St. (1-0), 2:30 p.m. Notre Dame (0-1) at Purdue (1-0), 2:30 p.m. Kentucky (1-1) at Indiana (0-1), 3 p.m. E. Michigan (1-1) at Akron (1-1), 5 p.m. Miami (Ohio) (0-2) at Kent St. (1-1), 5 p.m. Louisiana-Monroe (0-2) at Cincinnati (1-1), 6 p.m. Austin Peay (0-2) at Dayton (2-0), 6 p.m. Louisiana Tech (1-1) at Kansas St. (1-0), 6 p.m. Rice (2-0) at Nebraska (3-0), 6 p.m. SW Missouri St. (1-1) at SE Missouri (1-1), 6 p.m. Youngstown St. (2-0) at Toledo (2-0), 6 p.m. E. Illinois (1-0) at Illinois St. (0-2), 6:30 p.m. W. Illinois (1-0) at Indiana St. (0-2), 6:30 p.m. Baylor (1-0) at Minnesota (1-1), 7 p.m. SOUTHWEST N. Arizona (2-0) at Oklahoma St. (1-1), 5 p.m. North Texas (0-2) at Arkansas (1-1), 6 p.m. Nicholls St. (0-2) at Arkansas St. (0-2), 6 p.m. Marshall (1-1) at TCU (2-1), 6 p.m. Alcorn St. (1-1) at Ark.-Pine Bluff (1-1), 6:30 p.m. Tulsa (1-0) at Oklahoma (3-0), 6:30 p.m. N. Iowa (1-1) at Stephen F.Austin (0-2), 7 p.m. Alabama St. (0-1) at Texas Southern (1-1), 7 p.m. FAR WEST Utah (1-1) at Air Force (1-1), 2 p.m. Idaho (0-2) at Montana (1-1), 2 p.m. Colorado (2-1) at Washington St. (2-0), 2:30 p.m. Hawaii (1-0) at Nevada (0-2), 3 p.m. Cal Poly-SLO (1-1) at St. Mary’s, Cal. (1-1), 3 p.m. SW Texas (1-1) at CS Northridge (0-1), 3 p.m. Montana St. (1-1) at Oregon St. (1-1), 5:30 p.m. Cent. Michigan (1-1) at Boise St. (0-2), 7 p.m. New Mexico St. (0-3) at New Mexico (1-1), 7 p.m. E. Oregon (0-2) at Weber St. (0-2), 7 p.m. E. Washington (1-0) at Idaho St. (1-0), 7:30 p.m. Sacramento St. (1-1) at Portland St. (1-0), 8 p.m. Stanford (1-0) at San Jose St. (0-2), 8 p.m. Utah St. (0-2) at Fresno St. (3-0), 9 p.m. Brown (0-0) at San Diego (2-0), 9 p.m. Arizona St. (1-0) at UCLA (2-0), 9:15 p.m.

PA 31 0 6 53 51 26 40 21 44 30 3 40

This week’s games Thursday’s games SOUTH Ohio (0-2) at N.C. State (1-0), 6:30 p.m. Kentucky Wesleyan (0-2) at Tenn.-Martin (0-2), 6:30 p.m. Penn St. (0-1) at Virginia (1-1), 6:30 p.m. SOUTHWEST Texas Tech (1-0) at UTEP (1-1), 9 p.m. Friday’s game FAR WEST Colorado St. (1-1) at UNLV (0-2), 7 p.m. Saturday’s games EAST Northeastern (0-2) at Rhode Island (2-0), 11 a.m. East Carolina (1-1) at Syracuse (1-2), 11 a.m. Connecticut (0-2) at Temple (1-1), 11 a.m. Siena (0-1) at Stony Brook (0-0), 11:30 a.m. Buffalo (0-2) at Army (0-1), Noon Albany, N.Y. (2-0) at Cent. Connecticut St. (0-2), Noon Dartmouth (0-0) at Colgate (0-2), Noon Bucknell (0-1) at Cornell (0-0), Noon Columbia (0-0) at Fordham (1-0), Noon Wagner (0-1) at Georgetown, D.C. (0-2), Noon Harvard (0-0) at Holy Cross (1-0), Noon Duquesne (2-0) at Iona (1-0), Noon La Salle (1-0) at Marist (0-1), Noon Robert Morris (0-2) at Monmouth, N.J. (1-0), Noon St. John’s, NY (0-1) at St. Francis, Pa. (0-2), Noon Yale (0-0) at Towson (1-1), Noon UAB (1-1) at Pittsburgh (1-1), 12:30 p.m. Canisius (0-1) at Sacred Heart (1-0), 1 p.m. New Hampshire (2-0) at Hofstra (1-1), 5 p.m. Lehigh (1-0) at Penn (0-0), 5 p.m. West Chester (0-2) at Delaware (0-2), 6 p.m. Richmond (0-1) at Massachusetts (0-2), 6 p.m. Lafayette (0-1) at Princeton (0-0), 6 p.m. California (0-2) at Rutgers (1-1), 6 p.m. SOUTH Houston (0-1) at Georgia (1-1), 11 a.m. Tennessee Tech (1-1) at Samford (0-1), 11 a.m. Vanderbilt (0-2) at Mississippi (1-1), 11:30 a.m. Duke (0-2) at Clemson (2-0), Noon Drake (1-1) at Davidson (1-1), Noon Morehead St. (0-2) at Jacksonville (2-0), Noon ETSU (0-2) at VMI (0-2), Noon Villanova (2-0) at William & Mary (2-0), Noon W. Virginia St. (2-0) at Charleston Southern (1-1), 12:30 p.m. Kentucky St. (0-2) at Chattanooga (1-1), 12:30 p.m. Florida A&M (2-0) vs. Grambling St. (2-0) at Cincinnati, 12:30 p.m. Delaware St. (1-1) at N. Carolina A&T (1-0), 12:30 p.m. SMU (0-2) at North Carolina (0-3), 12:30 p.m. E. Kentucky (1-1) at Elon (0-2), 1 p.m. Virginia St. (1-1) at Hampton (1-1), 1 p.m. Tennessee (2-0) at Florida (2-0), 2:30 p.m. Furman (1-1) at Liberty (0-2), 2:30 p.m. Washington (1-0) at Miami (2-0), 2:30 p.m. Savannah St. (1-1) vs. Bethune-Cookman (1-1) at Fort Lauderdale, Fla., 4 p.m. Southern Miss. (1-0) at Alabama (1-1), 4:45 p.m. Florida Atlantic (1-1) at James Madison (1-1), 5 p.m. West Virginia (1-1) at Maryland (2-0), 5 p.m. Norfolk St. (1-0) at S. Carolina St. (1-1), 5 p.m. Louisiana-Lafayette (1-1) at UCF (0-2), 5 p.m. The Citadel (0-1) at W. Carolina (1-1), 5 p.m. Northern Illinois (1-1) at Wake Forest (2-0), 5:30 p.m. Clark Atlanta (0-1) at Morris Brown (0-2), 6 p.m. North Alabama (1-1) at Murray St. (1-1), 6 p.m. Gardner-Webb (2-0) at Northwestern St. (2-0), 6 p.m. Bowling Green (2-0) at South Carolina (2-0), 6 p.m. S. Utah (1-1) at South Florida (1-1), 6 p.m. Appalachian St. (1-1) at Troy St. (0-2), 6 p.m. Georgia Southern (2-0) at Wofford (0-1), 6 p.m. BYU (3-0) at Mississippi St. (1-0), 6:30 p.m. Georgia Tech (3-0) at Florida St. (2-0), 6:45 p.m. McNeese St. (1-1) at Jacksonville St. (2-0), 7 p.m. Alabama A&M (0-2) at MVSU (0-2), 7 p.m. Prairie View (0-2) at Southern U. (1-1), 7 p.m. Jackson St. (1-0) vs. Tennessee St. (1-0) at Memphis, Tenn., 7 p.m. Auburn (2-0) at LSU (2-0), 8 p.m. MIDWEST Louisville (3-0) at Illinois (2-0), 11 a.m. W. Michigan (1-1) at Michigan (1-1), 11 a.m. San Diego St. (0-2) at Ohio St. (1-0), 11 a.m. Wyoming (1-1) at Kansas (1-1), 11:30 a.m.

The Top Twenty Five teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Sept. 8, total points based on 25 points for a first place vote through one point for a 25th place vote and previous ranking: Record Pts Pvs 1. Miami (40) .............................2-0 1,749 1 2. Florida (14) ............................2-0 1,715 2 3. Oklahoma (11) .......................3-0 1,638 3 4. Nebraska (2) ..........................3-0 1,521 5 5. Texas (4) ................................2-0 1,490 4 6. Florida St. ..............................2-0 1,426 6 7. Oregon...................................2-0 1,294 7 8. Tennessee .............................2-0 1,263 8 9. Virginia Tech ..........................2-0 1,227 9 10. Georgia Tech .........................3-0 1,092 10 11. Fresno St. (1) .........................3-0 973 19 12. Kansas St...............................1-0 970 12 13. Washington ...........................1-0 947 15 14. UCLA......................................2-0 895 14 15. LSU ........................................2-0 856 13 16. Northwestern........................1-0 676 16 17. Mississippi St. .......................1-0 615 18 18. South Carolina ......................2-0 580 21 19. Clemson ................................2-0 536 20 20. Michigan................................1-1 510 11 21. Ohio St. .................................1-0 258 24 22. Oregon St. .............................1-1 212 22 23. Notre Dame...........................0-1 211 17 24. BYU........................................3-0 148 — 25. Louisville................................3-0 129 — Others receiving votes: Purdue 98, Toledo 87, Colorado 49, Auburn 46, Michigan St. 30, Georgia 22, Wisconsin 19, Iowa 18, Stanford 16, Illinois 15, Maryland 11, N.C. State 11, Southern Miss. 11, Southern Cal 9, Texas A&M 8, Alabama 7, East Carolina 5, Washington St. 4, Arizona St. 3.

I-AA Top 25 HATBORO, Pa. (AP) — The top 25 teams in the Sports Network Division I-AA football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Sept. 9, points and previous ranking: Record Pts Pvs 1. Georgia Southern (95) ...........2-0 2,370 1 2. Montana ................................1-1 2,052 2 3. Youngstown State .................2-0 2,046 5 4. Furman (2) .............................1-1 1,990 6 5. Appalachian State .................1-1 1,903 3 6. Western Illinois......................1-0 1,794 7 7. McNeese State......................1-1 1,782 8 8. Western Kentucky .................1-1 1,495 10 9. Florida A&M ..........................2-0 1,448 11 10. Lehigh....................................1-0 1,412 9 11. Eastern Illinois.......................1-0 1,388 12 12. Rhode Island .........................2-0 1,283 19 13. Richmond ..............................0-1 1,163 13 14. Hofstra...................................1-1 1,147 4 15. Grambling State ....................2-0 1,134 14 16. Villanova................................2-0 873 18 17. Portland State .......................1-0 860 16 18. Eastern Washington ..............1-0 859 20 19. William & Mary......................2-0 551 23 20. Southwest Texas ...................1-1 467 17 21. New Hampshire ....................2-0 362 — 22. Sam Houston State ...............2-0 335 — 23. Delaware ...............................0-2 329 15 24. Northwestern State ..............2-0 280 — 25. Northern Arizona ..................2-0 276 —

HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS Rock Bridge 9, Helias 0 Singles Kara Hickey (RB) d. Julie Ann Stockbauer 6-0, 6-0 Kristin Kornegay (RB) d. Erin Tehlhorst 6-1, 6-0 Whitney Reys (RB) d. Christine Wilson 6-0, 6-3 Emily Kiser (RB) d. Mandy Rohrbach 6-1, 6-1 Etta Mends (RB) d. Nicole Hillstrom 6-2, 6-4 Monika Gupton (RB) d. Lindsay Stieferman 7-5, 6-3. Doubles Emily Roark-Jody Coats (RB) d. Angie Scherr-Anna Thrash 7-5, 6-1. Crystal Hill-Jessica Vargas (RB) d. Lindsay Kliethermes-Chelle Schaefer 6-4, 6-3. Jennifer Santoyo-Shirley Zhang (RB) d. Stephanie Caldwell-Margaret Rose 6-4, 7-5.

FOOTBALL CONFERENCE STANDINGS North Central Missouri Conference Overall W L PF PA W L PF Kirksville..........2 0 55 14 2 0 55 Marshall ..........2 0 45 18 2 0 45 Fulton..............1 1 42 20 1 1 42 Rock Bridge .1 1 54 35 1 1 54 Hannibal..........0 0 0 0 2 0 40 Mexico ............0 1 18 19 1 1 45 Helias ..............0 1 0 26 0 2 7 Moberly...........0 2 0 82 0 2 0 Week 2 scores Rock Bridge 40, Moberly 0 Kirksville 20, Fulton 0 Marshall 26, Helias 0 Mexico 27, Waynesville 12 Hannibal 6, Mt. Pleasant, Iowa 0 Week 3 schedule Fulton at Rock Bridge Marshall at Hannibal North County at Helias California at Mexico Moberly at Montgomery County Kirksville at Osage

PA 14 18 20 35 28 31 81 82

W 2 2 1 1 1 1 0 0

Overall L PF 0 86 0 89 1 35 1 41 1 62 1 32 2 17 2 7

W 1 1 1 1 1 1

PA 35 29 21 50 42 41 68 86

Overall L PF 1 47 1 63 1 41 1 29 1 49 1 42

PA 34 40 34 53 13 27

PA 35 20 54 27 17 33 49 51 70

W 2 2 2 1 0 1

Overall L PF 0 39 0 88 0 54 1 32 2 14 1 26

PA 19 12 8 35 92 20

W 2 2 2 1 1 0

Overall L PF PA 0 67 7 0 54 41 0 77 7 1 41 46 1 49 41 2 0 100

Tri-County Conference W L PF PA Warsaw ...........1 0 51 0 Blair Oaks.....1 0 27 21 California.........0 0 0 0 Versailles.........0 0 0 0 Eldon ...............0 1 21 27 Osage ..............0 1 0 51

GOLF PGA Tour Money Leaders Trn

Money $1,608,941 $1,329,509 $1,215,349 $753,948 $722,607 $704,917 $701,895 $692,769 $691,442 $675,814 $646,172 $643,760 $490,033 $473,104 $444,199 $441,101 $413,715 $401,428 $394,175 $390,516 $387,515 $378,426 $376,688 $361,947 $357,803 $348,420 $344,420 $340,766 $340,642 $313,657 $301,240 $293,079 $279,821 $278,951 $265,853 $253,724 $252,643 $250,453 $249,833 $248,441 $240,291 $239,414 $233,602 $230,356 $226,598 $224,105 $223,745 $216,200 $209,224 $205,840

BOSTON RED SOX—Placed INF Mike Lansing on the 60-day disabled list. Recalled RHP Todd Erdos from Pawtucket of the International League. CLEVELAND INDIANS—Called up OF Milton Bradley and recalled RHP Tim Drew and RHP Roy Smith from Buffalo of the International League. DETROIT TIGERS—Recalled 1B Eric Munson from Erie of the Eastern League. Purchased the contract of C Mike Rivera from Erie. Transferred 3B Dean Palmer from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list. OAKLAND ATHLETICS—Recalled RHP Mike Fyhrie, RHP Chad Harville, C Tom Wilson, INF Mark Bellhorn, OF Eric Byrnes, OF Andy Abad, and OF Rob Ryan from Sacramento of the PCL. Transferred OF Billy McMillon from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list.

BASKETBALL National Basketball Association DETROIT PISTONS—Re-signed F Brian Cardinal to a multiyear contract. Signed F-C Victor Alexander. ORLANDO MAGIC—Re-signed G Troy Hudson. PHILADELPHIA 76ERS—Named Mike Woodson assistant coach.

Development League

Lewis & Clark Conference W L PF PA Fayette .........1 0 14 13 Paris ................0 0 0 0 Salisbury .........0 0 0 0 Slater...............0 0 0 0 Westran...........0 0 0 0 Marceline ........0 1 13 14

Trn Annika Sorenstam ..................21 Se Ri Pak.................................18 Karrie Webb ............................18 Maria Hjorth ...........................23 Dottie Pepper .........................20 Mi Hyun Kim ...........................26 Laura Diaz...............................24 Lorie Kane...............................21 Rosie Jones.............................19 Catriona Matthew ..................23 Wendy Ward ...........................23 Rachel Teske...........................23 Sophie Gustafson ...................19 Michele Redman ....................22 Dorothy Delasin......................22 Janice Moodie ........................22 Emilee Klein............................26 Kelly Robbins ..........................19 Juli Inkster ..............................17 Beth Daniel.............................18 Nancy Scranton......................25 Mhairi McKay .........................24 Meg Mallon ............................19 Cristie Kerr .............................22 Pat Hurst ................................23 Wendy Doolan ........................22 Carin Koch ..............................19 Laura Davies...........................15 Grace Park..............................23 Moira Dunn.............................22 Jill McGill.................................24 Betsy King ..............................23 Gloria Park..............................25 Kelli Kuehne............................22 Brandie Burton .......................19 Sherri Turner...........................24 Vicki Goetze-Ackerman .........23 Danielle Ammaccapane .........23 Donna Andrews......................23 Kris Tschetter .........................20 Marisa Baena .........................21 Akiko Fukushima....................16 Becky Iverson .........................25 Heather Daly-Donofrio ...........20 Yu Ping Lin..............................24 Leta Lindley ............................25 Helen Alfredsson ....................24 Heather Bowie .......................24 Michelle McGann ...................26 Jackie Gallagher-Smith ...........25

National League

Overall L PF 0 73 1 61 1 47 1 59 1 42 1 28 1 30 1 24 2 8

W 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50.

CINCINNATI REDS—Recalled RHP Joey Hamilton from Louisville of the International League.

Missouri River Valley Conference W L PF PA Boonville ......1 0 49 21 Odessa ............1 0 51 0 Lexington ........1 0 27 26 Richmond........1 1 59 27 Carrollton ........1 1 42 17 Oak Grove .......1 1 28 33 Pleasant Hill ....1 1 30 49 Higginsville......0 1 0 51 Knob Noster....0 2 8 70

LPGA Money Leaders

BASEBALL American League

Eastern Missouri Conference W L PF PA Van-Far............1 0 27 7 Warrenton.......0 0 0 0 Montgm’ry Co.0 0 0 0 Bowling Gr’n ...0 0 0 0 Winfield ...........0 0 0 0 N.Call’way....0 1 7 27

$5,517,777 $4,403,883 $3,151,100 $2,794,319 $2,677,267 $2,513,635 $2,428,605 $2,360,263 $2,308,539 $2,255,294 $2,245,017 $1,951,456 $1,886,712 $1,860,932 $1,833,311 $1,790,139 $1,679,428 $1,663,312 $1,659,399 $1,624,583 $1,608,603 $1,588,229 $1,534,116 $1,516,752 $1,494,232 $1,489,610 $1,467,081 $1,447,601 $1,395,910 $1,387,598 $1,384,241 $1,351,942 $1,337,926 $1,318,923 $1,295,227 $1,273,902 $1,156,494 $1,152,982 $1,135,711 $1,126,985 $1,035,710 $1,026,869 $1,014,811 $1,009,398 $980,168 $965,047 $960,661 $952,954 $936,536 $916,551 $880,758 $880,002 $874,254 $848,000 $817,009 $801,172 $787,124 $785,180 $766,452 $744,549 $728,628 $711,363 $686,619 $674,501 $671,482 $667,912 $654,864 $641,535 $632,317 $627,346 $625,370 $622,964 $608,382 $603,680 $594,793 $568,990 $568,391 $565,722 $565,032 $549,217 $543,201 $526,551 $525,338 $511,233 $499,323 $491,036 $477,862 $465,459 $464,457 $460,355 $458,678 $449,425 $445,099 $445,083 $435,828 $432,080 $430,552 $418,426 $415,665 $414,139 $406,581 $399,110 $393,083 $391,137 $380,599 $380,491 $377,335 $372,865 $368,361 $368,158


Clarence Cannon Conference W L PF PA Centralia ......1 0 54 7 Monroe City ....1 0 42 21 Palmyra ...........1 0 35 0 Mark Twain .....1 0 33 17 Macon .............1 1 62 42 South Shelby...1 1 32 41 Louisiana.........0 2 17 68 Highland..........0 2 7 86

1. Tiger Woods............................17 2. Phil Mickelson ........................23 3. Vijay Singh ..............................22 4. Scott Hoch..............................20 5. David Toms .............................23 6. Sergio Garcia ..........................16 7. Scott Verplank ........................22 8. Davis Love III...........................16 9. Jim Furyk ................................19 10. David Duval ............................17 11. Joe Durant ..............................22 12. Ernie Els..................................17 13. Mark Calcavecchia .................20 14. Brad Faxon .............................24 15. Frank Lickliter II ......................23 16. Mike Weir ...............................20 17. Chris DiMarco.........................24 18. Jeff Sluman.............................24 19. Bernhard Langer.....................15 20. Hal Sutton...............................23 21. Steve Lowery..........................23 22. Steve Stricker .........................19 23. Stewart Cink...........................24 24. Billy Mayfair............................23 25. Robert Allenby........................24 26. Bob Estes ...............................22 27. Jerry Kelly ...............................25 28. Kenny Perry ............................22 29. Paul Azinger ...........................16 30. Scott McCarron ......................21 31. Jesper Parnevik ......................21 32. Shigeki Maruyama..................22 33. Tom Lehman...........................20 34. Kevin Sutherland ....................25 35. Billy Andrade ..........................22 36. Tom Pernice, Jr. ......................28 37. Brian Gay ................................26 38. Rocco Mediate .......................17 39. Justin Leonard ........................25 40. Retief Goosen.........................10 41. Dudley Hart ............................23 42. Bob Tway ................................23 43. Joel Edwards ..........................25 44. Robert Damron.......................22 45. Fred Funk ...............................26 46. Nick Price ...............................16 47. John Cook...............................20 48. Kirk Triplett .............................22 49. Steve Flesch ...........................27 50. Tim Herron .............................25 51. Mark Brooks ...........................20 52. Chris Riley ..............................25 53. Stuart Appleby .......................25 54. Chris Smith.............................24 55. Brett Quigley ..........................18 56. Jose Coceres ..........................15 57. Dennis Paulson.......................22 58. Harrison Frazar.......................23 59. Lee Janzen..............................23 60. Olin Browne............................24 61. Briny Baird..............................25 62. K.J. Choi ..................................25 63. John Daly ................................22 64. David Gossett ...........................9 65. David Berganio, Jr. ..................22 66. Garrett Willis...........................27 67. Joey Sindelar ..........................23 68. Paul Stankowski .....................23 69. Glen Day .................................23 70. Rory Sabbatini ........................18 71. Greg Chalmers .......................24 72. J.P. Hayes ................................23 73. Paul Gow ................................24 74. Brent Geiberger......................21 75. J.J. Henry.................................23 76. Jonathan Kaye ........................28 77. Chris Perry..............................24 78. Brandel Chamblee..................20 79. Edward Fryatt.........................26 80. Jeff Maggert ...........................22 81. Stephen Ames........................23 82. Skip Kendall............................27 83. Geoff Ogilvy ............................19 84. Matt Gogel..............................23 85. Grant Waite ............................23 86. Mike Sposa.............................24 87. Scott Simpson ........................18 88. Loren Roberts.........................20 89. Miguel Angel Jimenez ............15 90. Jay Haas..................................18 91. Jose Maria Olazabal ...............15 92. Corey Pavin ............................18 93. Bob May .................................22 94. Brian Watts .............................14 95. Esteban Toledo .......................30 96. David Peoples.........................25 97. Frank Nobilo ...........................22 98. Len Mattiace ..........................24 99. Scott Dunlap...........................22 100. Craig Barlow..........................23 101. Duffy Waldorf ........................22 102. J.L. Lewis ...............................25 103. Bradley Hughes .....................27 104. John Huston ..........................17 105. Spike McRoy..........................25 106. Cameron Beckman ...............23 107. Brad Elder..............................29 108. Brandt Jobe ...........................23 109. Craig Parry ............................17 110. Per-Ulrik Johansson...............23


COLUMBUS RIVERDRAGONS—Named Robert Werdann assistant coach.

FOOTBALL National Football League CINCINNATI BENGALS—Reached an injury settlement with DL John Copeland. Waived QB Scott Covington. NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS—Signed CB Brock Williams and placed him on injured reserve. PITTSBURGH STEELERS—Agreed to terms with WR Hines Ward on a four-year contract extension through 2005. TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS—Signed DE Ron Warner to the practice squad.

HOCKEY National Hockey League DALLAS STARS—Signed Ken Hitchcock, coach, to a contract extension through the 2003-04 season. LOS ANGELES KINGS—Signed G Felix Potvin to a one-year contract. PITTSBURGH PENGUINS—Signed D Michal Rozsival to a one-year contract. SAN JOSE SHARKS—Announced D Christian Ehrhoff, C Marcel Goc and G Dimitri Patzold have been returned to their clubs in the German League.

COLLEGE LOYOLA OF CHICAGO—Named James Farr men’s assistant basketball coach. MAINE—Named Randy Lee men’s assistant basketball coach. STANFORD—Signed Tara Vanderveer, women’s basketball coach, to a five-year contract extension through March 2007. STETSON—Announced the resignation of Maria Zavala, women’s tennis coach. TEXAS A&M—Named Amanda Ballinger women’s assistant tennis coach.

Tuesday, September 11, 2001, COLUMBIA DAILY TRIBUNE, Columbia, Mo., 3B

Bonds continues chase at Enron HOUSTON (AP) — Barry Bonds put up some impressive numbers at brand new Enron Field last season. His only appearance there this year starts tonight and it finds the San Francisco slugger with a real chance at Mark McGwire’s major league home run record. Bonds went 7 for 16 with four home runs and five RBI in the Astros’ downtown stadium in 2000. Those numbers would make the chase very interesting as Bonds has 63 home runs — including three Sunday at Coors Field in Denver — seven off McGwire’s mark set three years ago. Astros and opposing batters have hit 206 homers at Enron this season, second among all major league stadiums to Coors, which has yielded 239. Bonds left his mark on Enron last season in two visits. His most significant homer was the longest one hit at Enron, 458 feet over the center field fence. With the Giants chasing a playoff spot, Bonds deftly diverts most talk about the home run record to his team’s playoff chances. “Everything is important right now,” Bonds said. “Every at-bat means something. You try not to watch the scoreboard. But it’s hard not to. The intensity level is a lot higher than normal.” But the home run race has intensified with the fans, especially since Bonds’ weekend performance at

Major League roundup Cubs 8, Reds 2: Roosevelt Brown, making the most of his third chance with Chicago, homered and drove in four runs as the Cubs snapped a five-game losing streak. ■ Athletics 7, Rangers 1: Barry Zito pitched a four-hitter and struck out 10 as Oakland won its eighth straight. ■ White Sox 7, Indians 1: Rookie Dan Wright (4-2) allowed one run and six hits in seven innings as visiting Chicago won the season series from Cleveland 10-9. ■

Coors Field. Fans in Denver gave Bonds standing ovations for home runs 61, 62 and 63, demanding a tip of the hat from Bonds, who surprisingly obliged. “I don’t think I’ve ever seen a visiting player take a curtain call,” teammate J.T. Snow said. “They were awesome. They knew they might be seeing history and they knew they were a part of it.” Astros fans might not be as friendly. Unlike the last-place Rockies, the Astros are fighting to stay atop the NL Central. “I’d say we’ll be at capacity or near it for all three games,” Astros ticket manager John Sorrentino said. “With the pennant race and of course Bonds being here, I think we’ll be

■ Twins 3, Tigers 2: Torii Hunter tripled off Luis Pineda (0-1) in the ninth inning and scored the tiebreaking run on Matt LeCroy’s sacrifice fly as visiting Minnesota won its third straight win and improved to 11-2 against Detroit this season. ■ Mariners 5, Angels 1: Freddy Garcia (16-5) allowed three hits in eight shutout innings and matched his season high with eight strikeouts as Seattle (104-40) lowered its magic number for clinching the AL West to two.

near it.” Bonds will be comfortable at Enron regardless of the mood of the fans. He’s hit 31 homers at the Giants’ Pacific Bell Park and 32 on the road. His 32 road homers equals the major league record shared by Babe Ruth and McGwire. Bonds walked nine times during the three-game weekend at Coors Field, expanding his major league lead to 149 for the season. Ruth holds the record with 170. Bonds is the fastest to reach 63 homers. He did it in 144 games and is eight games ahead of McGwire’s record pace in 1998. The Astros say they won’t consider Bonds’ home run chase during the series. “I’m not concerned about Barry

Bonds’ home run chase,” Houston catcher Brad Ausmus said. “If he breaks the record that’s great. “But we have to be concerned with getting to the playoffs. He’s a home run threat when he steps in the box and if we have to pitch around him we’re going to pitch around him. “We have to win the ball game. If we don’t have to pitch around him, then we’re going to go after him and if he hits a home run, that’s the chance we’re going to take.” The Astros will try to stall Bonds with Dave Mlicki tonight, followed by Shane Reynolds and Wade Miller to complete the three-game series. Bonds has been successful against all three although Miller has just faced him for five at-bats. Bonds is 1 for 4 against Miller but that one hit was a solo homer. Against Mlicki, Bonds is 10 for 21 with two homers and three RBI. Reynolds has allowed two homers and two RBI to Bonds, who has eight hits in 34 at bats against Reynolds. “Obviously he’s a dangerous hitter but I’m not about to change anything I’m doing,” Miller said. “You’ve got to stay aggressive and go after him. You don’t want to put the runner on. “That can lead to problems. We’ll be careful with him but we’re going to try to get him out.” Pitching to Bonds can lead to problems too. Bonds’ 458-footer was off Miller.

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Busting Broncos Bengals’ Smith to practice tomorrow, may play Sunday.

Michigan State will focus on lackluster kicking game. The Associated Press

The Associated Press What was supposed to be a magical night featuring an inspirational MVP comeback and the beginning of a new Mile High era ended with a subdued celebration. Ed McCaffrey, whose popularity is evidenced by hotselling brands of cereal, mustard and horseradish, was preparing for season-ending surgery while his Denver Broncos teammates exchanged hugs and handshakes after their 31-20 victory over the New York Giants last night. “When he’s out there, a part of me is out there,” fellow Broncos receiver Rod Smith said. “From this point on, I dedicate everything to NFL him.” Playing their first game in NOTEBOOK a new stadium, the Broncos welcomed back former MVP Terrell Davis but lost McCaffrey to a broken left leg. They overcame the injury and showed why they are considered Super Bowl contenders. Davis, who had missed 24 games due to injury since 1998, rushed for 101 yards on 21 carries and went over 7,000 yards for his career as Denver ran through a New York defense that was second in the NFL against the run last year. “I said before the game that the team that rushes the ball better was going to win this game,” Giants coach Jim Fassel said. “The defense has to get itself off the field.” The Giants were holding their own before the devastating injury to McCaffrey seemed to inspire the Broncos. Smith caught a 25-yard touchdown pass that gave Denver a 21-14 lead three plays after McCaffrey was injured midway through the third quarter. The Broncos also scored on their first two possessions of the fourth, ensuring they would open $400 million Invesco Field at Mile High on a winning note. “The intensity level picked up 100 percent,” said McCaffrey’s replacement, Eddie Kennison, who had a 36-yard catch that set up Denver’s final touchdown. ■ BENGALS: Former Missouri standout Justin Smith, a first-round draft pick who signed a contract Saturday night, will practice with the team tomorrow. Coach Dick LeBeau said he might play Sunday at Tennessee. Defensive lineman John Copeland reached an injury settlement with the Cincinnati Bengals and was released. ■ LIONS: Ty Detmer will replace Charlie Batch as the starter for the Lions, who struggled offensively in an opening-game loss to Green Bay. Batch was 20 of 39 for 276 yards and no touchdowns at Green Bay, well under the 65 percent rate that Mornhinweg expected. Darren Sharper intercepted two passes, and Batch was sacked seven times. ■ TITANS: Steve McNair is listed as questionable for Tennessee’s game with Cincinnati because of a bruised shoulder. It’s the same shoulder where McNair had a mysterious infection last winter that puzzled doctors and kept

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Denver’s Ed McCaffrey, left, is congratulated by Rod Smith after McCaffrey’s touchdown in the Broncos’ 31-20 win. McCaffrey later broke his leg, and he will be out for the season.

him from making his first Pro Bowl appearance last February. Coach Jeff Fisher said exams showed McNair only bruised the shoulder, although they planned an MRI exam as a precaution. ■ STEELERS: Of their half-dozen players carted off the field in the season opener, the Pittsburgh Steelers believe that only wide receiver Will Blackwell will be sidelined indefinitely. Blackwell, with a torn knee ligament, could miss the rest of the season. ■ 49ERS: John Keith, the San Francisco 49ers’ top backup safety, could miss the rest of the season after tearing a ligament in his left knee on the opening kickoff Sunday. Keith was blocked awkwardly on the first play of San Francisco’s 16-13 overtime victory over Atlanta. He will

undergo surgery Thursday on his knee, which also was surgically repaired in college. ■ PATRIOTS: Rookie cornerback Brock Williams signed with the New England Patriots yesterday and was placed on the injured reserve list. Williams, the Patriots’ third-round draft pick from Notre Dame, had knee surgery after being injured during the team’s minicamp. ■ OFFICIALS: The NFL, operating from a position of strength following two uneventful weeks of games with replacement officials, refused to meet with the NFL Referees Association to discuss the lockout. At least not until the union changes its request to triple salaries. As a result, replacement referees will work games for a third straight week.

St. Louis’ defense strong in opening victory The Associated Press When it counted, the St. Louis Rams’ reconstructed defense came through. The new scheme, which featured nine new starters in the opener, yielded two fourth-quarter touchdowns to the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. But the defense stiffened in overtime, setting up the game-winning drive, and the bottom line in points allowed was a huge improvement in a 20-17 victory. “I can’t emphasize this enough,” coach Mike Martz said. “When you have that many new people together, to pull off a win like that is pretty big.” Last year, the defense gave up a leagueworst 29 points per game and was the main reason the Rams went from Super

Bowl champions to first-round wild card playoff losers. Only once last season did they allow fewer than 17 points, that coming in a 16-3 loss at Carolina in Game 13. Here’s how things have changed with the Rams: On Sunday, they didn’t mind losing the coin toss that handed the Eagles the ball in the extra period. “We were confident,” cornerback Dexter McCleon said. “We wanted to make up for our fourth-quarter lapses. We said in the huddle, we’ll get the ball back and the game’s over.” St. Louis likely will get defensive end Grant Wistrom back for Sunday’s home opener against the Atlanta Falcons. Wistrom, the Rams’ main pass rushing threat, has been out since injuring his left

knee in the preseason opener. “We should get Grant back,” Martz said. “Hopefully we’ll get him back.” High points for the defense included an interception by Dre’ Bly, a fumble recovery by tackle Jeff Zgonina and a forced fumble by free safety Kim Herring that was recovered by strong safety Adam Archuleta. Martz said the end result was perhaps the best team victory he’s ever had as a head coach or an assistant. “It’s just a complete win by everybody,” Martz said. “We bend a little bit, we get hurt on defense, and the offense comes back. The offense doesn’t do what they need to do, the defense gets the ball back for them, and special teams created some opportunities.” ■ WARNER OK: Kurt Warner strained his right thumb in Sunday’s win, but the

injury is not expected to sideline the St. Louis quarterback for long. Warner was hurt when he struck the helmet of a pass rusher and bent the thumb back. “But I don’t think that’s going to be an issue,” Martz said. “It’s not broken. It’s just real sore for him right now.” Warner, who was 28 for 42 for 308 yards with a touchdown and two interceptions, might take limited practice repetitions tomorrow. ■ BOWEN SIDELINED: St. Louis Rams backup safety Matt Bowen will be sidelined at least six weeks after breaking his right foot Sunday. Bowen, a sixth-round pick in the 2000 draft who started two games last year, underwent surgery yesterday.

The Michigan State Spartans will be picking on someone their own size this Saturday when they face Missouri, coach Bobby Williams said yesterday. Williams said Missouri’s bulk and speed will make the team a tougher opponent than Central Michigan, the MAC team the Spartans beat Saturday. Missouri (1-1) defeated Southwest Texas 40-6 last week but lost a close game to Bowling Green on Sept. 1. COLLEGE “We’re getting, from a personnel standpoint, some athletes FOOTBALL who are very similar to ours,” Williams said. “I think this team is going to challenge us.” It should be a very different game than last Saturday’s season opener against Central Michigan, which the Spartans won at home 35-21 despite numerous errors. The Spartans collected 11 penalties and were flagged for delay of game four times. Williams downplayed the team’s problems, blaming them on nerves and inexperience. “Hey, guys, it was our first game and we played like it was our first game,” he said. “If this happens three, four, five weeks down the road, then I’m really going to be concerned.” ‘We’re This week, Williams said he’ll concentrate on Michigan State’s getting, from lackluster kicking game. On Saturday, Central Michigan’s James a personnel King tied a Division I-A individstandpoint, ual and team record, blocking four of the Spartans’ punts. some athletes “It’s definitely a concern of mine. But it’s fixable,” Williams who are very said, adding that he will be trying similar to out various kickers in practice ours. I think this week. He said the Spartans showed a this team is lot of positives that the team can going to build on this season, including some strong offensive plays. challenge us.’ Williams also praised his defensive line, saying it skillfully han- — Michigan State coach Bobby dled everything Central Michigan’s fast, no-huddle offense Williams could throw at it. Williams said he’s considering moving freshman Eric Knott from tight end to defensive end, where he could get more playing time. He defended Knott and sophomore Damon Dowdell against the protesters who stood outside Spartan Stadium on Saturday, questioning the players’ admission to Michigan State. In June, Knott pleaded guilty to fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct, a misdemeanor, for a 1999 incident involving a 13-year-old girl. He served 30 days in jail and was placed on one year’s probation. Last year, Dowdell join the team after he pleaded no contest to misdemeanor assault and battery in the same July 1999 incident. He did not serve time in jail. “I respect their feelings, but I wish they would take some time out and get to know these two young men,” Williams said of the protesters. “I think there are some people that don’t understand the situation.” Saturday’s game will be the seventh in a series that began in 1936. Michigan State has a 4-3 record against Missouri, including a 13-10 victory last season. ■ NU’S LOHR OUT FOR YEAR: Nebraska nose tackle Jason Lohr will miss the rest of the season after having surgery on his left knee, defensive coordinator Craig Bohl said. Lohr, a 6-foot-2, 275-pound senior from Tulsa, Okla., was a second-year starter. He tore a ligament during a pile-up in the first quarter Saturday in the No. 4 Cornhuskers’ 27-10 win over Notre Dame. Lohr had four tackles in the first two games this season, including 2½ sacks. ■ TEXAS’ FLOWERS INJURED: Texas receiver Montrell Flowers, who already has two touchdown catches this year, suffered a lacerated kidney in the North Carolina game. No decision was made on how much time Flowers will miss for the No. 5 Longhorns. His progress will be evaluated over the next few days, a statement from the university said yesterday. Flowers left in the third quarter of Saturday’s 44-14 win over the Tar Heels after being hit while trying to catch a pass.

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Farmer stays positive despite latest injury

Bruins end losing skid with rout of Hermann

MU’s junior QB vows to be back for Nebraska.

Rock Bridge clean-up batter Bonnie Robertson picked a perfect time to wake up her bat as her three-hit performance helped the Bruins snap a five-game losing streak with a 10-3 win over Hermann yesterday. The Bruins (3-5) had eight hits and took advantage of seven walks in the game. Robertson, who reached base four times and scored a run, said the frustration is finally over. “I had a good game, but it was a collective effort,” Robertson said. “Our big thing has been to play a complete game and we knew what we had to do to accomplish that. I’m just happy we scored some runs. We all did pretty well.” Rock Bridge jumped on the board early and never let up, scoring in every inning except the fifth. The Bruins used a three-run second and a four-run sixth to take control. All of those runs were unearned due to a two-out error in both innings. “We stopped the bleeding finally,” Rock Bridge coach Jennifer Mast said. “It’s been a rough stretch, but we finally got a win.” Marijke Buitink (3-5) went the distance allowing three unearned runs on four hits to snap her own fivegame skid. Stephanie Buckridge, who was 2 for 3 with two doubles, a walk, scored two runs and drove in a run in the romp. “Bonnie and Stephanie — what a day for them,” Mast said. “We know Bonnie has potential, but she couldn’t find the holes lately. She’s been

By MICHAEL BOYD JR. of the Tribune’s staff

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MU quarterback Kirk Farmer will spend the next three weeks trying to rehab his torn MCL in hopes of returning for the Nebraska game.

ahead of Adrian Cole at guard, but Pinkel said they’ll compete this week for the starting spot; Cedric Harden is ahead of Chris Ryan at defensive tackle; and Marcus James joins Tay Jackson at kick returner, replacing Shirdonya Mitchell. Reach Dave Matter at (573) 815-1788 or

Sisters spice up MU-KU rivalry Tigers’ Morris to square off vs. sister Lindsey.

‘My sister always wanted me to go to MU. It was the hardest decision I ever had to make.’

By DAVID CHOU of the Tribune’s Staff Lisa and Lindsey Morris credit a little bit of distance for bringing the two of them closer together. Always tight-knit growing up together, it took Lisa, three years Lindsey’s senior, moving away to college for the two to bond. Tomorrow night, the Missouri volleyball team’s match at Kansas will not only open the Big 12 Conference season, but will match a set of sisters who will face one another for the first time. Lisa, a 5-foot-10 junior outside hitter for the Tigers, was first-team all-conference last season and has continued her stellar play this season. Over the weekend, she was named most valuable player of the Southern Illinois-Carbondale tournament, where she recorded 26 kills in one match. Lisa leads the unbeaten Tigers with an average of almost five kills per game. Lindsey is a six-foot freshman outside hitter for the Jayhawks. As a spot player in her first year, she has totaled 12 kills in the span of eight games. Growing up in Overland Park, Kan., the Morris sisters’ volleyball careers intertwined. Lisa was always a little more outgoing, a little more self-assured. When she reached eighth grade, the volleyball coach approached her about trying out for the team. What was apparent was her raw athletic talents, which were displayed prominently as she excelled at almost everything she did — gymnastics, basketball, dance and soccer. What wasn’t so apparent was her initial skepticism. Lisa had never played volleyball and wasn’t sure she wanted to play the game. Lindsey, meanwhile, was the prototypical younger sister. She was slightly more introverted and did a lot of the things her big sister did when she was growing up. She was touched with the athletic gene as well, competing in the same sports and activities as Lisa.

— KU freshman Lindsey Morris

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MU junior outside hitter Lisa Morris will get a chance to play against her sister Lindsey, who is a freshman at KU, tomorrow.

By the time Lindsey was in eighth grade, she had already played two years of volleyball for club teams, which were coached by Lisa. Lindsey remembers being introduced to volleyball by Lisa, the same person who tightroped the line of playing the sport initially. “She made it sound like so much fun,” Lindsey said. Fast-forward to 2000. Lisa had just completed her sophomore season at MU under new coaches Susan and Wayne Kreklow, while Lindsey completed her senior year at Blue Valley Northwest High School. Under the Kreklows, Lisa had a rebirth on the court, leading to her all-conference honors. The previous season had been a difficult time for Lisa. She struggled through injuries and the constant losing the Tigers endured during the 1999 season. “We provided big shoulders for her to cry on,” said Mike Morris, Lisa and Lindsey’s father. “It was a

pretty rough situation. The team morale was very low. But they really bonded through the adversity.” Lisa lost much of the passion for the game after the 1999 season. But the arrival of the Kreklows gave life to the beleaguered team. “It was time for a change and it was something we really needed,” Lisa said. “Immediately, the first week of practice you could just tell the difference. What, the coaches got us back into was really enjoying volleyball. A lot of us had gotten down and were worn out of it and it was a new and different look to get us excited about practice everyday.” Throughout the ordeal, the phone calls home to her mother, Karen, and younger sister helped Lisa get through her trials and it helped fortify their relationship. Their conversations spanned a myriad of topics and they found that their tastes, from movies to music, were identical. More important, the time away from each other allowed

Lindsey to find herself, instead of being “Lisa’s sister.” After Lindsey led Blue Valley Northwest to a state championship title her senior season, which Lisa did in her final year of high school, Lindsey had the daunting task of choosing a school to attend. Missouri and Kansas recruited Lindsey and she was tempted to follow her sister. But in the end, she decided to blaze her own trail. “My sister always wanted me to go to MU,” Lindsey said. “It was the hardest decision I have had to make. It finally came down to a gut feeling. I just felt that Icould contribute more to KU and start something completely on my own.” Behind the scenes through it all were Karen and Mike, allowing Lisa and Lindsey to make their own decisions. Mike Morris said he is “blessed” to have two “great kids.” “Our parents have always been there,” Lindsey said. “It means so much to the both of us. I can’t remember a time when they weren’t helping us out.” While the parents haven’t divulged what they will do at the match to show their support for their daughters, Lindsey said it would be hard not to notice her parents when the match begins. “They are already planning a pregame party for friends tomorrow night,” she said.“They’ve had their outfits picked out for months.” Despite the rivalry between the two schools, Lisa and Lindsey are hardly bitter towards one another. As Lindsey said, she thinks of Lisa as her best friend and vice-versa. So if winning the match meant making a kill against her sister, would either one hesitate? “No way,” Lisa said. “We wouldn’t expect any different from each another. I’d be angry if she wimped out or something and I’d tell her about it later.” Reach David Chou at

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But any joy that Pinkel’s first victory as Missouri’s head coach delivered Saturday was overshadowed by Farmer’s latest setback. For now, Pinkel turns to Missouri’s bye week after Saturday’s game at Outlaw to resume his starting role, while senior Jim Michigan State may prove to be more of a blessing Dougherty will again be the backup than the schedule makers ever realized. After “That’s crushing,” Pinkel said. “The guy has to spraining the medial-collateral ligament in his left look at himself in the mirror and go, ‘Why me? knee Saturday night, junior quarterback Kirk Why am I going through all of this.’ I felt very bad Farmer told reporters yesterday he hopes to be back by Sept. 29, when the Tigers host MISSOURI for him after the game. He stood there with a lot of courage, holding it back. Nebraska. “The big thing for him is to persevere, Team doctors give the injury two to FOOTBALL keep fighting through. Hopefully for him this will four weeks to heal, Missouri coach Gary Pinkel be the last thing to happen to him. It’s a shame it said. Until then Farmer will spend hours rehabbing has to happen to him time and time again.” and trying to stay positive. Farmer will definitely be unavailable against “I don’t really know how to respond to everyMichigan State, but neither he or Pinkel ruled out thing that’s happened,” said Farmer, whose knee a return to face Nebraska two weeks later. sprain is the fourth significant injury he’s suffered ■ INJURY UPDATE: Redshirt freshman James in the last 24 months. “But I believe in God and trust God. I think of Job sometimes, the Book of Kinney (sprained ankle) did not dress against Job. And he was eventually blessed, so maybe I Southwest Texas and is listed as doubtful for this will get a chance. I think so.” week. Senior Duke Revard moved to the second On Saturday, Farmer appeared in a game for the team to take Kinney’s spot. Redshirt freshman first time since breaking his collarbone last year at defensive end Terrell Mills (sprained knee) will Nebraska. He didn’t start, but rotated with starter likely miss Saturday’s game also. Redshirt freshDarius Outlaw until a gang of tacklers rolled up on man Phil Pitts is now the backup to Dan Davis in his left leg after a pass play in the third quarter. Mills’ spot. ■ DEPTH CHANGES: Besides quarterback, the In five series, Farmer threw for 45 yards on 7-of13 passing, ran for a 15-yard gain for a first down, only moves on Pinkel’s latest two-deep depth threw an 8-yard touchdown pass to Justin Gage charts are at tailback, weak guard, defensive tackand added a bootleg run for the 2-point converle and kickoff return. Freshman Tyrone Roberson sion. is the backup at tailback; Rob Droege has moved


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hitting them right at people. She broke through and it’s about time. Stephanie we can use for just about anything. She does very well as our utility player, which allows us to do different things.” Hermann (2-4) scored once in the third and twice in fourth to cut the lead to 6-3, but killed its own momentum with errors. “If you get rid of the last inning then it’s a different game altogether — a few too many errors,” Hermann coach Summer Witthaus said. “That was pretty much it. Rock Bridge came out ready to play. They played solid defense and had the hits.” Natalie Windett, Jenna Ash and Renee Holzhauser each added a hit for Rock Bridge, which meets Fulton today. Windett scored three times, while Ash, White, Holzhauser and Jessica Snellen each scored a run.



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were added to the schedule this year, and he liked what he saw in his first visit to Kansas City. Taking note of NASCAR billboards in the area, he said, “It shows just how much the sport is advancing toward new markets. Hopefully, it brings a lot of new fans to the sport.” Last month Earnhardt decided to start start wearing the Hutchens head-and-neck restraint system during races. Though some experts say his father might not have died had he worn a head-and-shoulder device, Earnhardt Jr., said he is against making their use mandatory. The Hutchens device attaches the helmet to the torso and is less cumbersome than the HANS device. “I like it,” Earnhardt said. “I used it at Bristol, one of the most uncomfortable tracks for a driver, and I forgot I had it on. So it’s a decent device and I’ll be using it in the future.”

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NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street found some stability yesterday, leaving stocks barely changed in an uninspired ses9,605.51 sion following last week’s big sell-off that sent the major indexes to some of +6.76 their lowest levels of the year. The Dow Jones industrial average 1,092.54 closed down 0.34 at 9,605.51, recover+7.68 ing nearly all of an early drop of more than 100 points. 1,695.38 Broader stock indicators were slightly higher. The Standard & Poor’s rose -4.46 6.76 to 1,092.54, just above its low 440.73 close for the year set Friday and at a level not seen since October 1998. The Nasdaq composite index gained 7.68 to 1,695.38. Earlier in the session, the Dow and Nasdaq had traded close to their 2001 lows. The Dow is now about 216 points above its low close for the year while the Nasdaq would have to fall another 57 to break through its own low. Declining issues led advancers yesterday nearly 2-to-1 on the New York Stock Exchange. Consolidated volume came to 1.50 billion shares, compared with 1.70 billion Friday. The Russell 2000 index fell 4.46 to 440.73. U.S. financial markets came to a halt today after two separate planes crashed into the twin towers of the World Trade Center. The Securities and Exchange Commission said all financial markets would be closed for the day. The announcement followed a suspension of trading on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Stock Market. The American Stock Exchange had already decided to close for the day.


Welch denies influencing NBC election call NEW YORK (AP) — Recently retired General Electric Co. chairman Jack Welch says it’s “crazy” to think he had anything to do with NBC making an election night projection that George W. Bush was elected president. But a Democratic congressman is pressing on with his effort to find out the corporate titan’s role behind the scenes at NBC last November. California Rep. Henry Waxman says he has eyewitness accounts that Welch spent two hours on election night reviewing returns and distracting the NBC executives responsible for the network’s presidential projections. Waxman, in a lengthy letter delivered Monday to NBC, said Welch’s presence was “grossly inappropriate” and vioWelch lates the spirit of separation between corporate management and NBC News. GE, the world’s largest company with a $440 billion market value, owns NBC. NBC has repeatedly denied that Welch’s presence influenced the network’s decision to call the election for Bush early on the morning after Election Day. Like its rivals ABC, CBS, CNN and Fox News Channel, NBC rescinded that call before the election was finally decided more than a month later. In an interview with The Associated Press before his retirement Friday, Welch said any suggestion he tried to influence journalists on election night is “crazy. Just pure crazy.” “The idea that I had anything to do with the election is on its face for people with IQs over 50 beyond belief,” Welch said.

Investigators seek cause of illness at plant JASPER (AP) — Health investigators say they know workers at a popcorn plant are getting sick, but they’re not sure why. Eight workers at the Gilster Mary Lee Corp. popcorn plant in Jasper have developed bronchiolitis obliterans, a rare pulmonary disease that makes it difficult for them to breathe. Recent lung tests showed that 12 workers had significant declines in lung function between April and August, after the company had made changes to lower chemical and dust levels. On Sunday, federal and state health investigators told the workers that they’re getting sick in the room where butter flavorings, soybean oil and salt are mixed. They suspect that something in the flavoring, possibly diacetyl, is causing the damage to workers’ lungs. The company has begun encouraging workers to wear respirators in the room, following recommendation by the National Institute for Occupational Safety. “There is a work-related cause of lung disease in this plant,” said Kathleen Kreiss, who participated in the investigation. Since 1992, eight workers have developed the incurable bronchial disease. Four of them are awaiting lung transplants. On Friday, six employees filed a class-action lawsuit in Jasper County Circuit Court alleging their lungs were destroyed by additives used at the plant.

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Postal service seeks 3-cent stamp boost. WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service announced today that it will file for a rate increase, effective next year, that would boost the price of a first-class stamp to 37 cents. Stamp prices went up to the current 34-cent level in January and many other rates rose again this summer, but the post office still faces a deficit of $1.6 billion this year. Postal board Chairman Robert Rider said the agency had to act now because it takes nearly a year to raise rates under the cumbersome process involved. “This was a very difficult decision,” Rider said. He said the postal governing board voted unanimously to take the action. The increase in first-class stamps will be accompanied by increases in other types of mail as well. Rider said the overall rise in rates will be just under 9 percent. “We do this because we have a responsibility to assure the financial viability of the postal service,” Rider said. He said the agency has been affected by the declining economy, which reduced mail volume at the same time it’s having to spend more for fuel and salaries. In addition, Rider noted that the post office is involved in contract negotiations with unions representing some 700,000 employees, which raises the question of additional future costs to the agency. Earlier in the year, the agency’s deficit had been projected as high as $3 billion but postal managers have worked actively to reduce spending and imposed a freeze on new construction. On Friday, Postmaster General Jack Potter announced cuts of 800 management jobs at headquarters and a restructuring of field offices that will also reduce management staff by several hundred people. Potter said today that because of the continuing financial problems the construction freeze will remain in place and that management will be looking for further ways to cut costs. Raising postal rates is a complex process. The agency’s request for an increase is submitted to the independent Postal Rate Commission, which holds hearings and has 10 months to rule on the rate request. Only after that ruling can the postal service impose the higher rates. That lengthy process means a rate request filed this month would be unlikely to take effect before the autumn of 2002. The rate commission has the power to modify or reduce the requested increase. That is what happened a year ago when the post office had sought the higher rates that took effect in January 2001. Because the rates allowed by the commission were less than had been sought by the agency, postal officials imposed the January increase under protest and asked for reconsideration. When the commission declined to modify its ruling, the board of governors then had the authority, if voting unanimously, to overrule the rate commission. That is what happened this summer.

Blockbuster reducing VHS inventory in favor of DVDs The Dallas Morning News DALLAS — Blockbuster Inc. has seen its future and decided it comes in a smaller box. The nation’s biggest video rental chain said yesterday that it is accelerating its plans to capitalize on the longterm, higher-margin DVD rental business in an industry driven for years by VHS. In time for the holiday season, Blockbuster said it is removing about 25 percent of its VHS inventory from its stores to make room for the growing number of DVD releases. Also, it is thinning out video game titles to accommodate new games due out later this year with the introductions of the X-Box from Microsoft and Gamecube from Nintendo. The film and game selections being eliminated contribute less than 1 percent of Blockbuster’s annual revenue, which last year was $4.96 billion, the Dallas-based company said. Blockbuster said the films won’t be from classic library selections such as “Gone with the Wind” or “Citizen Cane” but declined to offer any examples. “We believe this is the opportune time to capitalize on the continuing explosive growth rate of DVD. The format has clearly gone mainstream,” said John Antioco, Blockbuster’s chairman and CEO. “Consumers have demonstrated that they prefer to rent, rather than buy their movies, a trend we predict will continue.”

The decision is an important endorsement of DVD, which offers better picture quality than VHS but hasn’t been fully embraced by consumers. While DVD represents the latest evolution in an industry that abandoned Beta for VHS, experts say DVD won’t soon supplant VHS as the industry’s primary video format. Jenny Smith, a spokeswoman for the Consumer Electronics Association, said VCR sales are dropping but people are still buying them. “So many people have VHS archives now, and VCRs are so cheap, you can get one for $50, so if it breaks most people are still replacing it.” So far this year, factories have filled orders for 9.6 million VCR players from retailers and buying groups, according to the Washington-based trade organization. That’s a significant number, even though it’s down 31.3 percent from the same period last year. DVD sales are growing faster. So far, 6.2 million players have been delivered by suppliers, representing a 54 percent increase over the same period in 2000. Most consumers are still debating whether to buy a DVD player. At a Blockbuster in Grapevine, Texas, yesterday, Diane Harris said she’s been holding out on a DVD purchase until the prices dropped. “I’ve been putting off getting a DVD player, but I guess I’ll have to give in now. It’s just like it was when they switched from cassette” audio “tapes to CDs,” she said.

Verizon seeks buyer for local phone lines Exchanges in Missouri, 2 other states for sale. By STEVE FRIEDMAN of the Tribune’s staff Verizon Communications Inc. is looking for a buyer for its roughly 370,000 Missouri phone lines, which include the lines for nearly 70,000 customers in the Columbia area. Formerly known as GTE locally, Verizon made the potential sale of the Missouri lines public in its second quarter earnings report, filed with the federal Securities and Exchange Commission in midAugust. According to the report, the telecommunications company is exploring the sale of 1.2 million access lines in Alabama, Kentucky and Missouri. Verizon’s Missouri spokesman Don Neely confirmed the sale yesterday but wouldn’t give further details. “This is still in its exploratory stages and if Verizon doesn’t find a buyer, we will still run these properties,” Neely said. Verizon has been the local phone provider in Columbia and six other Boone County towns since July 2000, when the multibillion-dollar merger between GTE and Bell Atlantic was completed. GTE had been the telephone provider in this area since the mid-1950s. Along with the Boone County region, Verizon also services the Branson area and an area around west-

ern St. Louis that includes St. Charles and Wentzville. The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday that the sale potentially could net Verizon $4 billion. The journal reported telecommunications companies like Alltel Corp., CenturyTel Inc. and Telephone & Data Systems have expressed interest in the three states. The sale is Verizon’s effort to shed itself of slowgrowth regions in order to concentrate on major metropolitan areas, the Journal reported. If a sale is approved, it would be the second time Verizon has shed itself of phone lines. In June 2000, the company sold approximately 417,000 lines in Iowa, Nebraska and Oklahoma. The company also sold nearly 116,000 lines in Missouri last year to Spectra Communications. Verizon operates nearly 60 million access lines in 13 states and the District of Columbia. Its net sales were $64.7 billion last fiscal year. The company employs about 275 workers in Columbia. Of the three states targeted for sale, Kentucky has the most access lines with 597,718, followed by Missouri with 369,320 and Alabama with 304,962. Verizon operates 102 telephone exchanges in Missouri. Reach Steve Friedman at (573) 815-1713 or

House passes livestock pricing bill JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — In a compromise praised by some and criticized by others, the state House passed legislation changing the state’s one-of-a-kind price discrimination law for livestock sales. The bill, approved 93-45 late last night, is intended to entice meat packers to resume paying cash based on the live weight of cattle, hogs and sheep. It now goes to the Senate. Packers pulled out of Missouri’s cash markets in May after the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a 1999 law prohibiting price discrimination. Since then, packers have been buying livestock only on a quality-of-meat formula that pays farm-

ers after the slaughter. Some farmers insist they have fared worse financially. The House bill repeals the 1999 language and replaces it with fairtrade wording similar to that already used without controversy in the federal Packers and Stockyards Act. The House bill also removes the ability of individuals to sue for alleged price discrimination — one of the main reasons packers cited while pulling out of cash markets. “It is a compromise, and I think we will bring our packers back into the cash markets,” said state Rep. Merrill Townley, R-Chamois. Rep. Gary Kelly, D-Richmond,

called the bill “a compromise we can all live with,” adding that one of the farmers who had challenged the original law in court supports it. But other legislators said the changes in the House bill would do little or nothing to attract packers back into the cash markets. The only thing that would, they said, is to drop all references to livestock price discrimination from the state’s statutes. “I’m afraid that what we’ve done here is leave the message that buyers are not welcome in the state of Missouri,” said Rep. Bubs Hohulin, RLamar, who raises cattle. “I think we are going to say we’ve solved the problem when, in fact, we have not.”

Indiana hog farmer defies pork checkoff fee LaGRANGE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana hog farmer has become the first in the country to fight the nation’s pork checkoff fee by sidestepping slaughterhouses and selling directly to Chicago restaurants. Greg Gunthorp and his wife Lei quit paying the checkoff in January, after depressed pork prices caused their 65-acre farm in northern Indiana to lose money the past two years. Instead, they joined forces with two ostrich growers to buy a locker plant in nearby Michigan that could tailor cuts of meat for trendy chefs. The move has been profitable enough for their 50-sow operation that Lei Gunthorp was able to quit her nursing job. It also made the couple the first hog farmers in the nation to take action against the fee, according to the National Pork Board, the nonprofit group that administers the $50 million program.

The defiant couple told The Indianapolis Star they hope to topple a program that’s been a source of controversy for months. “We are not going to pay to promote our competition,” Lei Gunthorp said. The checkoff is a fee paid by the nation’s hog farmers — 45 cents for every $100 of a pig’s value when it is sold — to the National Pork Board to support research and promote the pork industry. Funds from the fee paid for the highly successful “Pork, the Other White Meat” ad campaign. Hog farmers, upset with how promotional dollars were spent and complaining that only large corporate producers saw any benefit, voted in January to end the checkoff. But U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Ann Veneman overturned the results after several producer groups filed lawsuits claiming the Department of Agriculture had no legal authority to

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Twenty-one people were indicted yesterday on charges they were part of a ring that allegedly fixed $1 million winners in McDonald’s popular Monopoly and “Who Wants to be a Millionaire” games. The indictment alleges that since the late 1980s Jerome Jacobson, director of security for Simon Marketing Inc., embezzled more than $20 million worth of winning McDonald’s game pieces from his employer. Jacobson distributed the winning game pieces to accomplices who redeemed them or recruited others to redeem them for prizes, some worth as much as $1 million, the indictment says. On Aug. 22, Attorney General John Ashcroft announced the arrests of eight people in the scandal, including Jacobson. Jacobson is charged in the indictment with conspiracy to commit mail fraud and eight counts of mail fraud. The others face similar charges. The maximum penalty for conspiracy to commit mail fraud is five years in prison, a $250,000 fine and restitution. The government is also seeking to seize money, cars or other items bought with the winnings.

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hold the election in the first place. On Aug. 31, the USDA warned the Gunthorps they are violating the law and are obligated to pay the checkoff while their case works its way through the system. The Park Board notified them that charges on their balance are growing by 18 percent each year. But the couple plans to fight the checkoff past the USDA and in federal court if necessary. Pork Board Executive Vice President Michael Simpson told The Star the board does not comment on individual cases until they become public. USDA spokeswoman Becky Unkenholz also refused to comment. Three court challenges to the beef checkoff are under way in Kansas, Montana and South Dakota, and the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that a mushroom checkoff violated the free speech rights of a Tennessee mushroom company.



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Republicans draft standby spending cuts

Report shows EPA underestimated risk of arsenic in water

Reductions part of proposal to keep Social Security safe.

WASHINGTON (AP) — A National Academy of Sciences report shows that the Environmental Protection Agency has greatly underestimated the cancer risks of arsenic in drinking water, according to EPA officials and other environmental experts familiar with the report. The report being issued to EPA Administrator Christie Whitman this week, which has been kept under wraps, says the cancer risks are much higher than the agency had previously acknowledged under the Clinton and Bush administrations, the officials said yesterday. For the first time, the Bush EPA is conceding it will be hard-pressed not to accept arsenic standards for drinking water at least as stringent as those adopted by the Clinton administration but put on hold by the Bush administration. “This makes it more difficult,” Whitman spokeswoman Tina Kreisher said yesterday. “Their study reinforces the cancer risks. ... If anything, they believe that there is more risk than the EPA thought previously.” In particular, the 189-page report reinforces that the cancer risks are high even for low levels of arsenic in tap water. The current standard of 50 parts per billion of arsenic in drinking water has been in place since 1942. Arsenic is both a naturally occurring substance and industrial byproduct, entering the water supply from natural deposits and pollution. It is found at high concentrations in Western mining states and other areas heavy with coal-burning and copper smelting.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unwilling to wait for clear guidance from President George W. Bush, congressional Republicans are crafting standby spending cuts meant to showcase support for Social Security at the same time they push for new tax cuts to spur the economy. “It’s important to show some leadership and not just stand on the sidelines,” Senate Republican leader Trent Lott told reporters yesterday as he suggested a tax cut aimed at easing the payroll tax. “We’ve got to be looking at ways to address the problem” of a sluggish economy. While Lott and others call for tax cuts, House Republicans arranged for a budget committee session to approve conditional spending cuts. The reductions would take effect in the next fiscal year, soon after Oct. 1, if it turned out the government had dipped into the Social Security surplus in the current year. In a campaign-season pledge issued in 1999, Republicans said they would not use excess Social Security tax receipts for any purpose other than paying down the debt. “We will cut spending in order to achieve the full amount of debt reduction equal to the Social Security surplus,” said Rep. Jim Nussle, the Republican chairman of the Budget Committee. He said agency heads would be given latitude in applying the cuts, and a few programs, such as those affecting veterans and low-income housing recipients, would be exempt. Benefit programs such as Medicare and Social Security would likewise be shielded. Nussle said the White House “has been informed about it, but we have no signal one way or the other” what the president’s position is on the legislation. He also prodded the Democraticcontrolled Senate to act, saying it would be a “a tragedy for the Senate not to keep the commitment to the Social Security surplus.”

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Senate Minority Leader Trent Lott, R-Miss., center, calls on a reporter yesterday during a news conference in the Capitol that focused mostly on matters relating to President George W. Bush’s budget.

Initial Democratic reaction was negative, though. “It’s a gimmick. It’s clearly an attempt to get around the fact that their budget director is bringing them really bad news, which is the tax cut has put them into spending the Social Security trust fund,” said Kori Bernards, spokeswoman for House Democratic leader Dick Gephardt. Whatever the fate of the proposal, the spending cut bill is the latest manifestation of concern among Republicans over the slowing economy and the potential political fallout in next year’s midterm elections. Bush has expressed concern publicly on numerous occasions but thus far has resisted pressure from Republicans to support steps beyond the economic program he had previously outlined. Ari Fleischer, Bush’s press secretary, said the president was “open-minded” about suggestions coming from congressional Republicans. But, he added, “the president has faith and confidence that the economic recovery plan that is still going into effect, that is still being received, will get the job done.” Among the steps that administration officials cite is a continuing stream of tax rebate checks being mailed to taxpayers, as well as the increase in take-home pay that will result from an adjustment in tax withholding tables in January. Bush


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LEGAL NOTICES NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE For default in the payment of debt secured by Deed of Trust executed by Robin T. Lumley, dated May 1, 1991, recorded May 1, 1991 in Book 819, Page 870 and re-recorded June 13, 1991 in Book 827, Page 234, Office of the Recorder of Deeds, Boone County, Missouri, at Columbia, one of the undersigned Successor Trustee will on Monday, October 1, 2001 at 1:00 p.m., at the South front door of the Boone County Circuit Courthouse, in Columbia, Boone County, Missouri, sell at public vendue to the highest bidder for cash: Tracts 2 And 3 of Survey Recorded in Book 352, Page 136 Being Part of The Northeast Quarter (NE 1/4) of Section 4, Township 48, Range 12 Described As Follows: Tract 2: Beginning At The Northeast Corner Of Tract #1, Thence South 89 Degrees 45' E, 182.1' To The Westerly Right-OfWay Of State Route PP; Thence Following Said Right-Of-Way South 0 Degrees 19' West, 14.3', Thence South 6 Degrees 01' West, 50.3': Thence South 0 Degrees 19' West 28.7'; Thence Leaving Said Right-Of-Way, North 88 Degrees 26' West, 177.1'; Thence North 0 Degrees 19' East, 88.9' To The Point Of Beginning. Tract 3: Beginning At the Southwest Corner of Tract #2 Of This Survey, Thence South 88 Degrees 26' East, 177.1' To The Westerly Right-Of-Way Of State Route PP; Thence South 0 Degrees 19' West, Along Said RightOf-Way, 95.0'; Thence Leaving Said Right-Of-Way, North 88 Degrees 26' West, 109.7'; Thence North 85 Degrees 58' West, 67.5'; Thence North 0 Degrees 19' East, 92.0' To The Point Of Beginning, to satisfy said deb and costs. Berry F. Laws III Richard L. Martin Debbie R. Lynch Thomas J. Fritzlen, Jr. Daniel Foster ML & L Foreclosure Services, Inc. Adam H. Plevyak Michael A. Holden Alternate Successor Trustees (816) 221-1430 INSERTION DATES: September 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24,25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, October 1, 2001.

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has also called for expanded trade authority and enactment of his energy legislation, with its call for expanded oil exploration and drilling. Spending cut legislation aside, there is widespread agreement among Republicans in the House and Senate for a tax cut. While a cut in the capital gains tax is the reduction mentioned most frequently, Lott suggested a cut in the payroll tax, as well. “There are people, at the entry level, who are hit very hard by the payroll tax,” he said. Rolling back a portion of the payroll tax that goes to Social Security and Medicare would give a tax cut to more than 30 million workers — most earning less than $44,000 a year — who were left out of this year’s $40 billion in tax rebate checks because they didn’t have enough taxable income to qualify. Republicans have been pushing to cut the capital gains tax, which now tops out at 20 percent, to 15 percent for two years as an economic stimulant and to boost government revenue as people sell investments. Many Democrats criticize that proposal as tilted toward the wealthy and worry about the long-term costs. Sens. Phil Gramm, R-Texas, and Zell Miller, a conservative Democrat from Georgia, said they would introduce legislation today to cut the capital gains tax.




Deeds of Boone County, Missouri in Book 1676, Page 675 the undersigned Successor Trustee, at the request of the legal holder of said Note will on Monday, October 1, 2001 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., (at the specific time of 9:00:00 AM), at the South Front Door of the Court House, City of Columbia, County of Boone, State of Missouri, sell at public vendue to the highest bidder for cash the following described real estate, described in said Deed of Trust, and situated in Boone County, State of Missouri, to wit: THE EAST ONE HUNDRED FIFTY (150) FEET OF THE SOUTH FIFTY (50) FEET OF LOT FOUR (4) IN POINDEXTER’S SUBDIVISION OF A PART OF LOT THIRTY-FOUR (34) IN GARTH’S ADDITION TO THE CITY OF COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, AND BEING SHOWN AND DESCRIBED AS TRACT ONE (1) OF BOONE COUNTY SURVEY NO. 7714 to satisfy said debt and cost. MILLSAP & SINGER, P.C., Successor Trustee 7777 Bonhomme Ave., Ste 2300 St. Louis, MO 63105 (314) 726-6545 File No. 22288.100101 NOTICE Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. §1692c(b), no information concerning the collection of this debt may be given without the prior consent of the consumer given directly to the debt collector or the express permission of a court of competent jurisdiction. The debt collector is attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. INSERTION DATES: September 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, October 1, 2001.

Deed of Trust and situated in the County of Boone, State of Missouri, to-wit: TRACT SIX (6) OF WHITE GATE COMMUNITY AS SHOWN BY THE PLAT RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 15, RECORDS OF BOONE COUNTY, MISSOURI; Together with all improvements thereon, subject to easements, restrictions, reservations and covenants, if any, for the purpose of satisfying said indebtedness and the cost of executing this trust, and the present taxes, if any, due and paid by the holder. NELSON H. HOWE II Successor Trustee Lashly & Baer, P.C. 714 Locust Street St. Louis, MO 63101 Telephone (314) 621-2939 Boone County, MO, September 7, 2001 INSERTION DATES: September 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17,18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, and 27, 2001

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815-1851 In re: Meadowbrook Manor of Columbia Limited Partnership (current owner - Lenox Healthcare Realty of Columbia, LLC). SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE’S SALE For default having been made in the payment of a Note described in and secured by Deed of Trust, Assignment, Security Agreement and Financing Statement (Fixture Filing) (the “Deed of Trust”) dated as of July 31, 1992, executed by Meadowbrook Manor of Columbia Limited Partnership, and recorded August 3, 1992 in Book 914 Page 253 in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for the County of Boone, State of Missouri, the undersigned Successor Trustee, at the request of the legal holder of said Note, who has elected to declare the entire indebtedness due and payable, will on Thursday, September 27, 2001, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (1:00 p.m.), at the South Front Door of the Boone County Courthouse, 705 East Walnut, in the City of Columbia, County of Boone, State of Missouri, sell at public vendue to the highest bidder for cash, the following real estate described in said d f d d h

TRUSTEE’S SALE IN RE: Ronald J. Rugen, and Catherine J. Rugen, Husband and Wife Trustee’s Sale: For default in payment of debt and performance of obligation secured by Deed of Trust executed by Ronald J. Rugen, And Catherine J. Rugen, Husband and Wife dated June 29, 2000 and recorded in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds of Boone County, Missouri in Book 1634, Page 613 the undersigned Successor Trustee, at the request of the legal holder of said Note will on Monday, October 1, 2001 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., (at the specific time of 9:00:00 A.M), at the South Front Door of the Court House, City of Columbia, County of Boone, State of Missouri, sell at public vendue to the highest bidder for cash the following described real estate, described in said Deed of Trust, and situated in Boone County, State of Missouri, to wit: LOT ONE HUNDRED TWO (102) OF SEASON’S RIDGE PLAT ONE (1) AN SHOWN BY PLAT OF SAID SUBDIVISION RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 29, PAGE 53, BOONE COUNTY RECORDS to satisfy said debt and cost. MILLSAP & SINGER, P.C., Successor Trustee 7777 Bonhomme Ave., Ste 2300 St. Louis, MO 63105 (314) 726-6545 File No. 21323.100101 NOTICE Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. §1692c(b), no information concerning the collection of this debt may be given without the prior consent of the consumer given directly to the debt collector or the express permission of a court of competent jurisdiction. The debt collector is attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. INSERTION DATES: September 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, and October 1, 2001

LEGAL NOTICES TRUSTEE’S SALE IN RE: Leroy Tillman and Elena J. Tillman Trustee’s Sale: For default in payment of debt and performance of obligation secured by Deed of Trust executed by Leroy Tillman and Elena J. Tillman dated December 8, 2000 and recorded in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds of Boone County, Missouri in Book 1673, Page 326 the undersigned Successor Trustee, at the request of the legal holder of said Note will on Monday, October 1, 2001 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., (at the specific time of 9:00:00 AM), at the South Front Door of the Court House, City of Columbia, County of Boone, State of Missouri, sell at public vendue to the highest bidder for cash the following described real estate, described in said Deed of Trust, and situated in Boone County, State of Missouri, to wit: LOT SIX (6) IN BLOCK IX OF THE FINAL PLAT OF PLAT 111 COLLEGE PARK AS SHOWN BY THE PLAT RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 39, RECORDS OF BOONE COUNTY, MISSOURI to satisfy said debt and cost. MILLSAP & SINGER, P.C., Successor Trustee 7777 Bonhomme Ave., Ste 2300 St. Louis, MO 63105 (314) 726-6545 File No. 23113.100101 NOTICE Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. §1692c(b), no information concerning the collection of this debt may be given without the prior consent of the consumer given directly to the debt collector or the express permission of a court of competent jurisdiction. The debt collector is attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. INSERTION DATES: September 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, October 1, 2001. IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF BOONE COUNTY, MISSOURI PROBATE DIVISION In the Estate of DOROTHY L. MAYNARD Deceased Estate Number 00PR164369 NOTICE OF FILING OF STATEMENT OF ACCOUNT AND SCHEDULE OF PROPOSED DISTRIBUTION In Independent Administration TO ALL PERSONS INTERESTED IN THE ESTATE OF DOROTHY L. MAYNARD, Deceased: You are hereby notified that the undersigned Independent Personal Representative, DEBORAH RICE, will file a Statement of Account and Schedule of Proposed Distribution in the Circuit Court of Boone County, Missouri, Probate Division on September 19, 2001 or as continued by the Court; that if no objections are filed in the Court within twenty days after the filing of the Statement of Account, the Independent Personal Representative will distribute in accordance with the Schedule

One of former President Bill Clinton’s last actions, three days before leaving office in January, was to adopt a tougher standard of 10 ppb, but the Bush administration suspended that, citing the high costs to local communities of implementing that standard and calling for additional study while questioning the scientific basis for the Clinton rule. The standard was suspended until next February, leaving in place at least for the time being the 50 ppb arsenic standard. The Bush administration had said the EPA lacked evidence to justify the $200 million annual cost to municipalities, states and industry of meeting the Clinton standard by 2006. Whitman also had convened an EPA working group to study costs to local communities. Now, however, the academy report says that even at 3 ppb, the risk of bladder and lung cancer is between four and 10 cancer deaths per 10,000 people, according to one person who’s seen the report. The EPA’s maximum acceptable level of risk for the past two decades for all drinking water contaminants has been one in 10,000. “It really is a bombshell because it says EPA severely underestimated the cancer threat by several fold,” said Erik Olson, a senior lawyer for the Natural Resources Defense Council, an environmental group whose lawsuits forced the Clinton administration to propose a new standard. “The bottom line is that they clearly should be going below 10 parts per billion in the new standard.”

815-1855 I OR FAX YOUR AD TO 815-1851 I CALL TOLL FREE (800) 333-6799 LEGAL NOTICES of Proposed Distribution in the Statement of Account. You Are further notified that: The Independent Personal Representative will petition the court for an Order of Complete Settlement which will be heard on October 15, 2001, being more than twenty days after filing of the Statement of Account, or as continued by the Court, and such Order of Complete Settlement will discharge the Independent Personal Representative from further claim or demand of any interested party. DEBORAH RICE Independent Personal Representative CYNTHIA BARCHET Attorney for the Estate of Dorothy L. Maynard, Deceased 1201 W. Broadway Columbia, MO 65203 Phone: 573-874-1122 INSERTION DATES: August 21, 28, 2001, September 4, 11, 2001 University of Missouri-Columbia REQUEST FOR BIDS Sealed bids will be accepted for the furnishing and delivering of: 1. Newsprint, C351-2-13, Joetta Gross 2. Printing, C253-2-5, Joetta Gross 3. Simplex Printer, C026-2-9, Adria Allen 4. Printing System, C279-2-78, Joetta Gross 5. Rework on Golf Course, C255-23, Jim Crossley 6. Vehicle, U018-2-4, Angie Brandwein which will be received at the office of Director of Procurement/ Materials Management, General Services Building, Stadium Road, Columbia, Missouri 65211. Item #1 is due at Ten O’Clock CDST on September 13, 2001. Items #2 and #3 are due at Two O’Clock CDST on September 20, 2001. Items #4 and #5 are due at Two O’Clock CDST on September 21, 2001. Item #6 is due at Two O’Clock CDST on September 24, 2001. Each of the above items will be let under separate bid. Specifications and the conditions of bidding together with the printed form on which bids must be made, or information concerning the bid may be obtained from Procurement/ Materials Management Department, 1105 Carrie Francke Drive, Columbia, Missouri 65211, Telephone (573) 882-3201. Please contact the Buyer whose name appears after the Bid Request Number. The Curators of the University of Missouri reserve the right to waive any informality in bids and to reject any and all bids. INSERTION DATE: Tuesday, September 11, 2001 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Whereas, default having been made in the payment of the note described in and secured by a Deed of Trust dated November 20, 1996, executed by Danny Sims and L. Kay Sims, husband and wife, and recorded in the office of the Recorder of Deeds of Boone County, Missouri, on November 22, 1996, in Book 1276, Page 244, conveying to Thomas M. Harrison, trustee, the fol-



lowing described property situated in Boone County, Missouri, to-wit: LOT THREE (3) OF CARMEL CREEK PLAT ONE (1) AS SHOWN BY PLAT RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 29, PAGE 67, RECORDS OF BOONE COUNTY MISSOURI

10, 2001 at 1:00 P.M. at the address listed below, to satisfy owner lien for rent due in accordance with the state statutes. Terms of the sale are cash only, no checks will be accepted. All goods are sold in “as is” condition. Sales tax must be paid or resale numbers furnished. Buyers must provide own lock if needed. Seller reserves right to overbid. All items or spaces may not be available on the date of sale. StorageMart #112 4000 S. Providence Rd Columbia, MO, 65202 (573) 442-0811 Operators Cliff & Wendy Cosgrove INSERTION DATES: September 11, 17, 2001

NOW THEREFORE, at the request of the legal holder of the said note, which has elected to declare the entire indebtedness due and payable in accordance with the terms of said note, and in accordance with the provisions of said Deed of Trust, I, Thomas M. Harrison, acting as trustee will on October 1, 2001, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., to-wit: at 1:30 p.m. sell said property at public venue to the highest bidder for cash at the south door of the Boone County Courthouse, the City of Columbia, Missouri, to satisfy the indebtedness on said note and costs of executing this Trust. Thomas M. Harrison P.O. Box 1017 Columbia, MO 65205 Telephone (573) 874-7777 INSERTION DATES: September 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18,19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, October 1, 2001 NOTICE OF TRUSTEES SALE For default in the payment of debts and performance of obligations secured by a Deed of Trust executed by Landmark Estates LLC, dated June 26, 2000 and recorded in Book 1650 page 267 et seq of the Recorder’s Office of Boone County, Missouri, the undersigned, as successor trustee (the named trustee having been removed by the holder of the note secured by said deed of trust), at the request of the legal holder of the debts will, on Wednesday, September 12, 2001 at 1:00 PM at the South front door of the Boone County Courthouse, at Columbia, Missouri, sell at public vendue to the highest bidder, for cash, to satisfy said debt and costs, the realty described in said Deed of Trust, which is located in Boone County, Missouri, and described as follows: The Southwest quarter of the Southeast quarter and the Southeast quarter of the Southwest quarter of Section 9, Township 51, Range 13, and the Northwest quarter of the Northeast quarter and the Northeast quarter of the Northwest quarter of Section 16, Township 51, Range 13, all in Boone County, Missouri. GARY H. SOKOLIK 130 E. Main St. Perry, MO 63462 573/565-2227 Successor Trustee INSERTION DATES: August 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, September 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 2001 NOTICE OF SALE Hope Taggart (83) upon a cursory inspection, the units were found to contain, sofa, chair, microwave, washer, dryer, glass top table, items used around the garage or in the home, business items and other misc items will be sold or otherwise disposed of at this site on October 10 2001 1 00 h dd

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1989 BMW 325i Convertible, like new, auto, a/c, CD, leather, + winter hardtop, 75K, $7900. 875-1597

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1990 Honda Civic hatchback, 115k, $ 1,000 442-5708 1990 Nissan Sentra, 138k, $1700. 886-8429

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CHILD CARE PROVIDERS After school daycare for Russell School Dist. 445-8189 Christian home daycare, 0-2 yrs, Parkade area. 875-0160 or 449-5493 Loving, experienced daycare needing 3 or more kids. 446-1363 Quality care, low rates, days or eves - no weekends 1 yr up. 474-2402

1990 Toyota Corolla, 84K, 4dr, 5spd, AM/FM Cass. Runs great, body good, repair records, garage kept, great student car. 489-1102 1991 Cavalier, 88k, 4 dr, auto, a/c, dependable, $1850/neg. 447-1923 1991 Mazda Miata Convertible, silver, 5 spd, ac, tape, 55k. Like new cond. Must see. $5700. 874-3268 1991 Toyota Camry DX white, auto, very clean, 128k, $5k page 817-4390 1992 BMW 325is, 151K, loaded, 6-disc CD, $7200 • 573-673-1706 1992 Infinity G20,exc,1 owner, loaded, new tires, 103k, $6500. 442-1422 1992 Plymouth Laser, high miles, new clutch $1,850 445-8979 after 6 1993 Ford Tempo, good cond, only 57k, $3000/neg. 875-2722 1993 Grand Am, 120k, 5 spd, pl, sunroof, black, $3000/neg. 256-1799

PERSONALS DISCOUNT DIVORCE KIT (uncontested) No lawyer needed. Child custody/ missing spouse forms included $69; Legal name change (adult/child) $49. DEMAREE, Kansas City, 1-800-793-2343


1994 Chrysler LHS, runs great, in great cond, 114k, $5200. 449-1767 1994 Plymouth Acclaim, auto, air, 85k, 4 dr, will finance w/cash down. 474-2100 • Columbia Motors 1995 Galant CD, sunroof, very clean, $5,800. 1997 Mitsubishi Diamante ES, leather, CD changer, all power. $12,900 neg.356-3883


1995 Galant S, 86k, dark green, $ 4700/neg. Must sell! 886-8436

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1996 Contour Sport, ac, power, CD, 44k, 1 owner. Exc. $7250. 442-3088

1995 MUSTANG GT 5.0, $8600/firm. 875-0160

MS. TEASE MODELS & ESCORTS 24/7 In & Out Call Plenty Sexy Ladies Available! PRIVATE ROOMS! 705 BIG BEAR BLVD (Rangeline Exit (Hwy 763) off I-70, left on Big Bear)

815-9332 Now Hiring! Add some spice to your life. Page Cinnamon 499-5034. Reasonable Rates/ Outcall Only! HOT LOCAL GIRLS 1-888-477-BABE 69¢ min. 1-900-825-9388 99¢ min 18+ 99¢ CHEAP NAUGHTY GIRLS! 1-800-994-2625 Only 99¢/min 1-900-773-3900 $2.99 min Voluptous Brazilian beauty Columbia’s lowest rates! 1-800-211-4845 GLAMOUR GIRLS Outcall ♥ 441-1679 LARGE & LUSCIOUS FUN! CALL SILK • 499-5022 Two is better than One! Come let’s have fun! 499-5187 Local and Long Distance Service In/Out. Flex hours. 817-4310 Sensous Women Nikki • 443-9554 • Tyler

1997 Acura 2.2cl, black, leather, auto, power moonroof, CD, very clean, 92K, warranty to 100K. $10,000/neg. Below Book! (573) 592-0435 1997 Mitsubishi Galant, 49k . . 7000 1998 Mitsubishi Galant ES, 43k . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $8200 1998 Toyota Camry XLE, loaded, sunroof, CD, 65k . . . . . . . . . $11,200 1999 Hyundai Sonata GLS, loaded, 49k, CD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $9200 Show-Me Auto 573-636-4235 $

1997 Nissan Maxima SE, 63k, CD, leather, sunroof, $12,400. 696-0074 1998 Cadillac Seville SLS, sunroof, loaded, 82k, $19,900 864-8677 1998 Dodge Avenger,maroon,4cyl,5 spd,63k below book $6950 256-6789 1998 Nissan Maxima GLE, black, leather, loaded with every option, 20k, $13,250. 573-641-5156 1999 Mazda Protege DX, auto, ac, 26k mi, $6900/offer 573-447-1588 2000 Cavalier, 4 dr, 4 cyl, ac, ps, CD, airbags, 6k, $9500.445-1215 2000 Ford Escort SE, 4 dr, auto, $ 9,900 a/c, 21K miles Mike Kehoe Lincoln/Mercury 1-800-234-4953 Ext 236 & 235 2000 Mitsubishi Mirage DX, 4 dr, $ auto, air, new tires 9,900 Mike Kehoe Lincoln/Mercury 1-800-234-4953 Ext 236 & 235 2000 Pontiac Bonneville SE, white, 11k, many extras, exc cond, $19,000/neg. 573-886-0511 2000 Saturn SL2, 4 dr, auto, air, $ 34K miles 10,900 Mike Kehoe Lincoln/Mercury 1-800-234-4953 Ext 236 & 235 2001 Ford Focus LX, blue, $12,500. Call 446-8380

♥ Elite out call service ♥ 499-5205 *Double your fun w/Carmel & Destiny ask about 2 girl! 817-4141* VIP SAUNA 5210 N Hwy 763. 573-815-1032

LOST & FOUND Found 9/10 AM: West Blvd Car Wash, ladies glasses. 446-2544 Found wrist watch in vicinity of Fairview Elementary School, call to identify 445-3154 Lost black & white male cat, area of Shoreside Dr. & LaRail Dr. 442-0346 Lost: Grey Persian Cat, male, answers to Pepper 874-3323

CEMETERY-PLOTS & CRYPTS Cemetery Plot, Mason Section Memorial Cemetery $600. 442-8751, 446-5414

2001 Nissan Maxima GXE, CD, al$ loys, spoiler, low miles 20,900 Mike Kehoe Lincoln/Mercury 1-800-234-4953 Ext 236 & 235 2001 Volkswagon Beetle GL5, pow$ er roof, 5 spd, 20K miles 18,900 Mike Kehoe Lincoln/Mercury 1-800-234-4953 Ext 236 & 235 POLICE IMPOUNDS from $500. Lists 1-800-319-3323 ext C099 We buy used cars • 474-2100 Columbia Motors • 2424 Paris Rd

ANTIQUE & CLASSIC CARS 1965 Ford T-Bird Convertible, red, white top, cold ac. Exc car. Been restored. Too much new to list. No rust. $15,000. Call for details. 660882-5345 or 660-882-7360 1990 Buick Reatta convertible, red w/ tan, 50k, exc cond, best offer over blue book. 443-7292

VANS/MINIVANS 1985 GMC Vandura, 126k mi, ac, runs great $2000 474-6201/999-3568

AUTOS 1986 VW Cabriolet Convertible, $2500. 214-0606

1987 Chevy G20 137k, 1,500 negotiable as is call after 5pm 446-6824

1987 VW Cabriolet convertible, 106k, very well maintained, $2,300/ offer 446-6880

1990 Ford Club Wagon, 3/4 ton, seats 11, $4500. 657-9089

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1991 Plymouth Grand Voyager, 155k, runs good, $1800. 446-4772 1992 Chevy Astro ext van, 4.3L, 6 cyl, Malibu conversion pkg, blue velour int., $5900. 886-8639 1992 Mazda MVP, 99k, fully loaded, good cond. Asking $3350. 256-4466 1993 Dodge Caravan SE clean, runs great, $2,000 875-4326

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1999 Olds Silhouette, premier ed., 36k, assumable warranty, leather, 7 passenger, CD, AM/FM Cass, VCR, many extras, $21,000. 573-446-0579 1999 Toyota Sienna, 65K, loaded, great cond, $18,900. 875-2995







1979 Dodge Ram Charger w/ removable hardtop $700offer 442-7407 1979 Jeep Cherokee 4WD, $1000; 83 Ford F150, 3 spd, $800. 696-0180 1987 Dodge Truck, air, 117K, campershell, tool box, good tires, passed inspection. $1400 • Call 817-2032 1987 Toyota Box Truck, dual wheels, new paint, tires & brakes. Exc Cond. $4000 • 442-0277 1988 F150 XLT ext cab, 2WD, 197k, runs good, some rust, $2700/neg. 443-2386 or page 499-7636 1989 Chevy Silverado 3/4 ton 2WD,auto, new blue paint, new trans., high miles, $ 2800/neg. 573-642-1073 1989 Ford F250 4x4, 302cid/V8, 5spd manual, PS, PB, AC needs recharge, 33x12.5 Wild Country tires near new. Red, no rust. New transmission & clutch. Tool box, bed liner & goose neck ball included. $ 4000/neg. (573) 657-1312 Brian


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GETAWAYS Resorts, Travel, Vacation Rentals, Timeshares, Hunting/Fishing PANAMA CITY BEACH. SandpiperBeacon resort. From $39 (1-2p. Arrive Sun/Mon- FREE night. Restrictions). Pools, river ride, parasailing, Jacuzzi, suites, bar. 800-488-8828

PETS & SUPPLIES 125 gal salt water tank, live rock, hoods, pumps, stand, $500 499-0909 65 gal. salt water fish tank, complete with pumps, filters, rocks, & stand. $150. 573-642-2578 eves

1996 Ford F150 XL, 6 cyl, a/c, 71k, $7500/neg. 443-0418

AKC Boxer puppies, fawn, ready after 9/14 $350 443-0579

1997 Ford F-150 Lariat, red, 40.6k, A-1 cond, fully loaded, below book at $15,000. Call 573-581-3063

AKC yellow lab pup, 6 wks old hunting background, $300 657-5434

1997 S10 PU Ext Cab, bedliner, tow pkg, 5 spd, 2nd owner, 41k. NADA $ 10,325. Asking $9500. 442-4608 1998 Nissan Frontier King Cab 4x4, 4 cyl, 50k, $11,000/neg; 1994 Ford Ranger, V6, 5 spd. Very celan. $ 5000/neg. 660-882-5125 1999 Chevy Tahoe LT, 4x4, leather, 70K. Exc Cond. $24,000 • 447-0285 2001 Chevy S-10 LS, CD, alloy wheels, dual air bags, black, 7k, sharp. $12,500. 489-4663

SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES 1989 Chevy Blazer, 4x4, auto, air, will finance w/cash down. 474-2100 • Columbia Motors 1989 Jeep Cherokee Ltd, 4x4, white, good cond 446-2710 1992 Chevy Blazer S-10, 4x4, 109k, 4.3L V6, black, $4750. 874-2501 1994 GMC Suburban C-1500, 2WD, 117k, SLE pkg, power options, $11,500. 573-642-2902 1994 Isuzu Rodeo LS 4x4, 93k, red, auto, $7500/neg. Must sell! 886-8436 1994 Jeep Wrangler 71k, black/ grey interior, 5 spd, $4,000 499-0909 1996 Explorer XLT, black/gray, 138k, Exc cond. $7400. 445-0736 1997 Blazer LS, 4 dr, loaded, 43K, blue, 4x4, $13,900, 449-2936 1998 RAV 4, L series 44k, warranty to 100k. loaded, $13,750 446-1070 1999 Mercedes-Benz ML320, skyroof, 38k, $30,000 449-2280

TRUCKS (HEAVY) 1996 GMC Single Axle 24' Box Truck, auto, AC, $15,500 874-8273

MOTORCYCLES & ATV’S 1974 HD Sportster, restored by Morris Motorcycle, elec start. Serious inquiries only. 573-682-0541 1979 KZ 1000 shaft, always garaged, $1,400 445-8979 after 6 1992 BMW R100RT, 8K, like new, always garaged $6000/neg. 499-9411 1999 Honda CBR-600 F4, yellow, minor cosmetic damage, 5,500 miles, $4900. 424-6965 Honda XR80, 50 hrs or less; Honda XR70, 20 hrs or less. 443-4200 days; 491-3811 after 5pm In Columbia, For Sale: 1993 Honda Shadow 600, all chrome, extremely clean, only 8K. Priced to sell at only $ 3000. Call 573-256-7411, if you get voicemail, please leave name & #

AUTO PARTS & ACCESSORIES Custom made ladder-rack for small pickup with full size bed, $250. 573-641-5156 JVC CD player for car, detachable face, $65. 256-8330

RECREATIONAL VEHICLES Let us sell your RV any type. Don’t wait. Big Sale coming up real soon. For details see or call Dave at USRV Center 1600 Old Hyw 63S at Stadium 449-0821 or 1-800-391-2990.

CAMPERS & TRAILERS 1971 Bona Camper 14', sleeps four, cook stove, ac, $850/neg. 573-682-3855 1992 Coleman Sequoia Pop-up. Sleeps 7, Air conditioning, 2 stoves, canopy with screened in porch, back up battery, and more. Excellent condition, must see! Asking $3500 or best offer. Day: 573-442-2043 Evening: 573-234-2599

Are You Looking to Get Rid of your Mizzou Football Season TicketsHave you had all you can Take? I am here to help. I will buy a pair of season tickets, prefer close to 50 yd line for a REASONABLE price.

Wanted: Large recliner for disabled man. 474-9355 11904


1993 Ford Ranger 4x4 XLT, Ext Cab, 4.0, exc cond. $6290. 474-1846

Jewelry, gold, diamonds, estates. Bermuda Gold, 100 S 9th. 442-4088






Hunter’s Special! 1988 3/4 ton Chevy Van w/trailer brakes, hitch, A/C, pb, ps, 350 eng. 1974 Terry 27' Camper w/a/c, full sz fridge, bath, shower, furnace. Everything works! $ 3500/pair. 660-327-4358

TICKETS 2 Six Flags tickets $40 for both 256-8330

Wanted: Size 56/33 pants for disabled man. 474-9355

Basset Rescue M/F adoption fee $ 125 573-687-3134 Boxer pup, male, 9 wks old. Last one. $200. 447-3972 Creme Persian Kitten Registered, shots/wormed $150 445-4875 Golden Lab, male, Registered, 17 mo old, $125. 573-592-0821 Handsome Young Adult male German Shepherd. Registered, German & Show Lines. $200. 474-0628 Ocicat Kitten, CFA, beautiful spots, reduced to $175 • 474-8367. SWEET black lab/mix female, loving, spayed/shots, 2 yrs, 40 lbs, owner in nursing home. MillerRoth 657-9633, TIES & TAILS BENEFIT, MO Theatre, 10/6, Celebrity & Pet Fashion Show. Tickets at D&H Drug on Broadway, Horton’s NE, & Doggy Empawrium, or at the door. Happy Tails Animal Sanctuary • 445-1680

LAWN & GARDEN EQUIPMENT 20hp/ 50'’ MTD riding mower. Good cond, many accessories $1,000. 657-5044 days 657-5224 nights Top Soil: 10 cu yd loads, $100-$120 delivered. Office: 474-8715, 7:30-4:30 or leave message.

BUILDING MATERIALS Doors, Windows, Shutters, Paint, Light Fixtures & other building materials. Low Prices! Habitat for Humanity Restore. 8:30-3:30 M-F; 8-1 Sat;1906 Monroe





Beautiful walnut console piano. $750. 445-6224

Chaise Lounge, overstuffed, adjustable, like new! $75 • 443-0955

Piano, 1954 Starck, 35'’ upright. Blonde finish. Inspected. Good learning piano. $700. 449-1747

Dining room set: lg rectangular table, 4 hi-back chairs, exc cond, cost $1300, sell $200. 815-0299

Vintage mid to late 70s Ludwig 5 piece drum kit. New cymbals, new drum peddle, $600. Call 886-7686 for details.

DINING ROOM SET Pennsylvania House, solid cherry table, 4 leaves, 8 chairs & buffet. Perfect cond. $2400. 446-2198

BOATS & MOTORS 1968 17' Runabout w/trailer, needs work. Make Offer. 657-2978 1988 21' Regal runabout 260hp, 415 hrs. exc cond at Lake Ozark 573443-8977; lake 573-365-1057 $8,800 1989 16 ft aluminum bass boat. 35HP motor. Well equipped rig. $2990. 886-7961 2001 Champion 181 w/ 150 Merc for $14,500 817-0529

HEALTH AND FITNESS Encore 2500 computerized treadmill, never used, $600/offer 875-8747

SPORTING GOODS 30-30 Marlin C 4x32 Itasca Scope, hard case. Exc cond. $275. 474-8861 Brunswick pool table w/ all accessories incl. ping pong table, very good cond, new $2500, sell $900 442-9810 CALLAWAY GOLF. Huge inventory used VFT’s, ERC IIs, X-14's, Hawkeyes, Steelhead Plus. Golf & Fitness Warehouse, Marshall 1-800-559-5940. Cobra 55# Bow w/hard case, arrows, sights & quiver $225. 474-8861


Earthtone couch, coffee & end table. Exc Cond. $135 • 815-0299 Elegant pillowtop queen mattress set, new/unopened, cost $950, sell for $375. Can deliver local#874-7814 Full floral/striped 11 pc bedding set, Touch of Class. Matching custom window cornice, $85. 682-2798 Futon: All wood (oak color) frame, full sz, will deliver. $150 • 474-2356 Girls white 6 pc heavy duty bdrm set, exc cond, twin, $200. 815-0299 Hotpoint electric stove, white/ black good cond $100 Ken 446-2911 King Size baffel waterbed w/ pedastol drawers, bookcase headboard, cherry wood, $150/ offer 657-5434 King size bed, extra firm, like new, $ 400 delivered. 573-581-3174 Mattress set, queen size, used twice, $160. Paid $500 234-2926 Navy blue King Hickory sofa, small pattern, like new $400. 445-2204 New Ortho Support queen mattress set, still in plastic, cost $725, sell for $175. Will deliver local#874-7814 Plaid w/maroon/tan & green, couch very clean $300 256-2967 Queen bed, light oak. Exc cond. $ 300 delivered. 573-581-3174 Sealy full size bed, walnut frame, $ 260 delivered. 573-581-3174 Sofa 5 yrs old, 3 cushion, exc cond $ 150 875-4752

AMAZINGLY LOW PRICES. Wolff Tanning Beds- Buy Factory Direct, Excellent Service, Flexible Financing Available, Home/ Commercial Units, FREE Color Catalog, Call Today 1-800-842-1310 Bed topper for full size Toyota pickup, $450. pd $800. 234-2926 FREE Horse Manure mixed w/ pine shavings, you haul. 696-2103 MUST SELL!! Steel Buildings. Huge Discounts!! 8 to choose from. 30x48, 40x60, 40x80, 50x80, 60x60, 60x96, 70x112, 70x150. Ideal for all uses. Summer/Fall Delivery. 1-800-866-2784 Pool Table, 81⁄4 x 41⁄4 w/pool light & pool room posters. All accessories. $ 900 • 815-9084 SPAS- HOT TUBS. State Fair Display Model Sale. Save $1500 to $ 2000. 12 styles. Limited Quantities. 1-800-869-0406 for price list. We deliver

CLOTHING & JEWELRY 18k gold mens ring w/3.56 ctw diamonds. Paid $3500, asking $2000. 814-0445 Ladies diamond engagement ring, size 6, Band 14 ct. gold. Appraised $ 3150. Sell for $700. 814-1658

ANTIQUES Antique 7 ft walnut knock down wardrobe, 2 drawers, 1860's. $650/offer. 573-682-2798 Antique Emerson Upright piano, re-keyed, you haul, $150. 446-8690


Boone County Fairgrounds Columbia, MO

Sofa/sleeper, wicker w/chintz striped pillows. $150. 443-0859

Sept 15th & 16th

Sofa: luxurious, traditional, tweed. Good cond. $200 • 445-2381


Stripped Santa Fe 6' couch w/ oversized chair, ottoman, $450. 447-0285


Buy • Sell • Trade 314-821-3999 STLAAA

Rifle, Weatherby, 7mm, scope, walnut stock, exc cond $950 445-1526 Specialized Hard Rock mountain bike, 5 mo old, $200 256-1962 Dan

MEDICAL EQUIPMENT FREE VIAGRA. AKA Sildenafil. You only pay shipping and handling. Also available. Prevacid and Prilosec. Call Toll Free: 1-866-996-9451. Ask for E.D. Program Power Porch lifts. Immediate installation!. DW Auto & Home Mobility, 573-449-3859

HOUSEHOLD GOODS 3 piece full size bdrm set, waterfall design w/ mattress $150 449-8273 Beautiful modern scarlet red sofa, 1 yr old, excellent cond, paid $1200. Sell for $650. 443-3803 Broyhill cherry triple dresser with mirror, $350. 474-1967 Bunk bed, top bed twin mattress new, bottom bed full futon mattress $ 275 or make offer 875-3040 Burgundy lounge chair w/oak trim & ottoman, $300. 445-2204

APPLIANCES Kenmore Refrigerator w/ice maker $ 350. 442-2189 Under counter bar refrigerator, exc cond $100 449-8088 Washer & dryer set, nice, $225. 442-5359 Washer & dryer, $295/set 234-2702 Whirlpool Washer/Dryer, 442-2189



MISC FOR SALE 2001 MISSOURI NEWSPAPER DIRECTORY. Includes beneficial information about all weekly and daily Missouri newspapers associated with the Missouri Press Association. To get your copy, send $28.00 to Missouri Press Service, 802 Locust, Columbia, MO 65201. Please include address where directory is to be mailed or call 573-449-4167. MC/ VISA accepted. All Steel Buildings! 24' wide to 75' wide. Buildings to fit any need. Price everyone else- then call us! 1800-825-0316. Worldwide Building Sales


8B Tuesday, September 11, 2001,

2 Broadway 4

2- St Charles Rd E 6600- Rummage Sale Sat 8am! Couch, Madame Alexander dolls, Golf drivers, exercise equip, clothes & lots of misc.

FREE CLASSIFIEDS Small wooden & chrome round dinette set good cond $50 449-8088 Graco Stroller/ infant seat combo $ 50 814-3442 Sleeper sofa $50 875-1613 Nordic Rider $50 446-1455 Free golden retriever/ Irish setter puppy 3 mo. 696-1008 2 mens suits very nice $50 657-6158 Black German Shepherd Mix, 12 mo, neutered, shots • 573-687-3748 Bicycle, 10spd, 24". Like new. $30. Leave Message at 442-6386 Jenny Lind changing table with extras $40 657-6158

Bobcat 773 w/attachments, 283 easy hrs, clean. $17,500/firm. 489-2177 or 447-2177

HORSES & EQUIP. 1999 AQHA Palomino gelding w/ 60 days under saddle working in feedlot, $2750. 2000 AQHA Red Roan gelding, $3000. Two other well broke horses. All horses have great conformation with outstanding pedigrees. Call for details. 573-474-3037 or 573-424-2134. 13 yr old registered American Saddlebred, beautiful show horse, exc bloodlines, 15.5 hands, professionally trained, shown Western extensively. Easy keeper. Shown at Boone Co Fair. Won Open Equitation Championship, $4000. 875-0971

FARM EQUIPMENT/ SERVICES John Deere 14T baler, good cond, $950. 682-3638

ELECTRONICS 6 disc CD changer 4 speakers, amplifier, cross over, all Alpine, $1400 new, will take $700 447-2423


Additions & All Your Building & Remodeling needs. Kitchen, bath & deck experts. Aarow Bldg 474-4496 Additions, Bathrooms, Bsmts & Kitchen Remodeling. 446-0202 Since 1976 • Excellent references Backhoe & Skid Loader Work. Dirt & Gravel Work. Brush-hog Mowing. Bid or by hour • 474-4846

Bathrooms Remodeled Bsmts Finished•Carpentry Electric•Plumbing•Tile Painting•General Construction & Repairs Licensed/Bonded/Ins. 30 yrs exp. Call Larry at 814-3691

Laser printer Xerox Docuprint P12Has 250 or 500 sheet feeders, envelope & post card cassette feeder, exc cond, used very little new over $ 1200, only $450 call 474-1790

Black Dirt $75 • Miracle Dirt $85 Brown Dirt $65 • Fill Dirt $55 Mulch (dark double ground) $60 Miracle Mulch $75 • Manure $65 Delivered • Pick-Up Load Size Waste Rock $55 • Big Ditch Rock Seasoned Firewood $150 Cord 1⁄2 cord $80, rick $60, chuck $40 BART MENNING • 474-7822

Pavilion 4535 HP computer & printer, 400MHz, 64MB, 50 RAM, 19'’ monitor, $650. Like new. 474-2862

BLACK DIRT, $ 65 delivered. Prompt service. 874-0205.

Samsung 4500c printer copier scanner fax new in box $250 474-0067

Brush/Tree Removal,Landscaping Bobcat Service, Fall Clean-up. 443-5307/268-9509

Apple Color One scanner 600/27 $ 100 446-7506

OFFICE AND STORE EQUIPMENT Copy/ fax machine Ricoh 5 yrs old, works good, $200. Ron 696-3201 Office desk 60'’x36'’x24'’ wood grain on top, metal bottom $75 875-3040

MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS 5 1/2' Baldwin baby grand, avail to see in Columbia. Bargain $1500 573-819-1116 9 pc Tama drum set. Black. Cildjan cymbals, throne, chimes, stands. 2 yr new. $1100. 682-2798 Bach trombone with case, exc cond, clean $400 573-682-5454 Laney guitar amp, 150 watts, 2 channels, reverb, distortion, 6-way eq, DI/line, $325. 449-2185

BRUSHHOGGING & Lawn Mowing, Yard Work, Seeding, Landscaping. Gary (573) 817-9518 Carpentry-House,additions,finished bsmts, kitchens, baths, decks. Exc refs. C&C Services 800-889-7430 Cleaning: Residential/Commercial. DUSTBUSTERS. Insured & Bonded. Call Annie 573-874-3504 Cleaning: When you need it clean, you need A CLEAN SWEEP! Move in/out. New construction. 442-4873 Concrete Work Sidewalk, Patios, Driveways New or Repair & Bsmt Waterproofing, Free Est. 443-0777 Customized Decorative Painting to match your decor. Furn • Mailboxes • Replications Portfolio on display at F&F Country Crafts. Rhonda’s Treasures. Call Rhonda at 573-449-3300

Electrical service, KD Electric, residential, commercial, and industrial, 25 yrs experience, licensed and insured. 573-696-0618 Gutters, Roofing & Remodeling. • H&M Builders • 573-230-4106 or 573-682-9599 Handyman Service

Honey Do’s Major or Minor home repairs Vinyl Siding • Soffit • Facia Windows • Doors • Remodel Seamless Gutters • Painting Seamless Steel Siding Roofing–New or Tear off All Your Construction Needs

Massage Therapy, NISA, Rolf, 10yrs exp. 3000+hrs prf. training, Wayne Pinel LMT 573-356-7362 MINOR HOME REPAIRS- Licensed & Insured. 474-6887/819-3748 ✭Lawn Clean-up ✭ Mowing ✭Tree Pruning ✭ Mulching ✭Snow Removal Five Star Lawn & Landscaping (573) 814-3108 • (573) 356-3800 Mulch for Sale- $20/yd. Delivered. Call Cevet Tree Service: 442-9883 New Remodeling Log homes, Rice Construction. 657-9013 or 808-5844 Painting, home repairs. 22 yrs exp, affordable rates. Refs. 442-8055

Honey Do’s 446-9595

PAINTING: Faux & interior, 10% discount Sept. & Oct. 443-6223

Handyman: Husband & Wife Team House, window, gutter or yard cleaning; trees trimmed/ removed, int/ext painting. 573-864-5190

Photography Serenity Productions, Weddings & family portraits. Please call 499-1624

Hardwood floor refinishing. Rx for wood floors requires no sanding for about 1⁄2 the cost. Aerodry. 443-8642 Home Improvements & Additions Carpentry, Concrete & Masonry work. 1-877-592-7218 or 864-8626 Home Improvements: decks, siding, fencing. Gary’s Home Improvements, 442-8701 or 819-8423 Housekeeping-*Columbia Cleaning Wizards*Affordable rates 499-5036. Landscape complete design, installation. Tree,shrub planting, mulching, flowerbeds. Fall lawn seeding, grading, sodding. Breedlove Landscape Services (573) 682-3076 Landscaping, Lawncare & Mowing Certified, Licensed, & Insured. Xtreme Lawncare 573-864-4836

Remodeling & Renovation: Drywall, plumbing, electrical. Tight BudgetNo Problem....No Job is Too Small. Call 573-474-4583/Cell 573-424-4020 Polam Construction Services


Exp. carpenter, additions, decks, power washing & more. 489-5030 Residential & Commercial.New, Remodel, Additions, Kitchens & Baths, Windows & Doors, Insurance Work & much more. KD Construction 573-696-0618 Fax 573-696-0119 Retaining Walls: We build various kinds of retaining walls. Breedlove Landscape Services (573) 682-3076 Roofing, Painting, Decks, Chain Link & Wood Fencing, Framing, Additions, Siding & More! 30 yrs combined exp • 698-3091

Lawn Care, Grass Lover’s, commercial and residential mowing, trimming, tree and shrub care, yard clean-up, gutter cleaning, hauling. Professional, Prompt and Affordable Service! Free estimates, Dan 445-9910, 446-1795

Tree Service & Landscaping. Tree removal, pruning, stump grinding, insured. Ask for Tim 424-0316

Lawncare, Mowing, Landscaping, Brush Removal. All Seasons. Always There Lawncare • 424-8690

TUCKPOINTING & minor masonry repair. Quality work. Free estimates. 696-1576 or 696-1020

Tree trimming & stump removal, concrete jackhammered & removed. Daniel’s Quality Tree Service 441-7895, 800-622-1332 pin #8578

Tuesday, September 11, 2001, COLUMBIA DAILY TRIBUNE, Columbia, Mo., 9B




Exercise bike $10 657-6158

24"x24"x16" rabbit cage with tray. $15. 815-0484

Full size mattress & box springs, $50 874-3285

Free to good home 1 yr old neutered male & spayed female 443-8237

Free 2 big trees, take down to get the wood. 875-4033

Lg Pine Dresser, dark stain $ 50 • 474-1846

Free scrap metal 875-4033 call anytime, if no answer lv message.

Microwave w/ carousel, $50. 4429810

Electric lawn mower $40 442-9215

Single bed, matching set, w/ headboard & frame $50. 442-9810

Rotary blade mower 20 442-9215

Golf clubs in a bag $50. 442-9810

Mid Mo’s cutest kittens- 7 weeks, free call Tom nights at 445-8016.

Blue plaid couch $50. 442-9810

Free kittens 908 N. 7th to good home, 443-2513

Covered garment rack, $15 874-0038

Cockatoo or macaw lg bird perch $ 50 449-6418

1950s sofa, original/ exc cond. Beige w/shades of green. $50 • 449-7843

9 ft perforated alum satellite dish w/ rotor, you remove/haul. 443-2004

Century car seat $15 814-3442

Small Igniter Hard Rock mountain bike $25 573-446-6822

Evenflo deluxe stroller, drink holders, 1-hand steering. $30 • 449-7843


Diamondback stunt bike 446-6822



Drafting table $ 40 446-8898

Coffee & end table all wood, good cond, $40 815-0299

Free golden retriever/ Irish setter puppy 3 mo. 696-1008

3 pedastol bar stools, white & wood good cond $30 for all 3 815-0299

Montgomery Ward automatic dehumidifier 30 $30 447-1021

2 Six Flags tickets $40 for both 256-8330

Family size microwave, Sharp Carousel II 700 watt $40 447-1021 Kenmore trash compactor $30 445-7214

5 drawer desk, $30 874-0038

Black Lab, female, Reg, 6 mo, Great with kids. 573-642-7086 after 7pm Love seat, like new cond, 234-2192



Rott/Lab, free w/ doghouse 573-642-6365

Wood stove w/ thermostat great for shop or basement $50. 442-1475

400+ brick pavers, for sale, you haul, $40/neg. 445-4807

Bumper hitch for 93 Ford pickup or comparable truck $50 442-1475

Free declawed cat, updated shots, to good home. 449-0214

Igloo doghouse $50 874-0154

Dalmatian puppies, 2 wks old, to good home. 489-7040

VCR model GE like new, hasn’t been used much at all $47 445-7538

Mat for shortbed Dodge Dakota pickup, $20. 445-9876

5 pairs of namebrand jeans size 1112 $50 474-0362

Double oven stove, $10. Lock on top over door dosen’t work. 817-5993

4' Pink Panther $50 474-0362

Free 2 male, loving, beautiful kittens, hand raised & shots, 815-0299

Cute kittens to good home. 2 black, 1 gray striped tabby. 442-4262

Refrigerator, $50. Call 474-4613

2 round oak end tables $ 25 each 214-2963

Chair, swivel rocker, mauve color, w/ottoman, $50/offer. 874-1556 Evenflo Discovery car seat, detachable seat, $25/offer. 874-1296 2 drawer file cabinet, $7. 442-7134

Free kittens assorted ages & colors to a good indoor home 874-2201.

Boom box, w/ detachable speakers, CD player, AMFM $50 445-9521 Black leather rocker, $25. 474-9355 Self-propelled Hoover upright w/ on-board attachments $50. 474-9355

Carseat for children ages 1-2. $10. 445-4211 Carseat for children ages 3-4. $10. 445-4211 Little Tykes swing. $10. 445-4211 Pit Bull/Shepherd,1 yr male, spayed, very healthy,hi energy 660-839-2345 20 boxes shotgun shells, $50 for all. 446-2544

Size 13 cowboy boots, $25. 474-9355 Siamese cat, purebred, declawed, neutered, 1 yr. $25. 573-592-0821 Free 2 kittens: 1 female manx, 1 male striped 8 weeks old 449-8364 Mens like new Huffy bicycle, like new $50 874-6182 1 cockapoo $50 445-6489

Free Beagle 442-4847

Rabbit $8 445-6489

Husky mix, 1 yr old female, spayed, $35 to good home. 875-4454


6yr old black male dog. Part Brittany Spaniel. Very calm 474-5488 eve Kitchen table, round, w/leaf, nice cond. $25 443-8552 Guinea Pig for $10. 445-3566 5 Camaro Rally sport wheels, center caps & beauty range $50 443-8552 Full size mirror, $15 443-8552 Lab puppy, 5 mo, black male, AKC, $50. 573-549-2970 Exercise bike, $35. 442-7034

Homeworkers needed 635 weekly processing mail. Easy! NO exp. Call 1-888-393-3164 ext 1055 24 hrs. $

4000/mo Potential Vending Route. Prime locations. Newest Machine in US. $9630 Required. 800-253-8922


ALL CASH CANDY ROUTE Do you earn $800 in a day? Your own local candy route. Includes 30 Machines and Candy. All for $9,995. Call 1-800-998-VEND


Rabbit cage, $35. 442-7034


!! NOW HIRING !! Unloaders 4-midnight shift Overnight Receiving 10pm-7am & part-time Fri, Sat & Sun Evening/Weekend Stockman Evening/Weekend Sales Clerks Benefits available. EOE. Apply at Biscayne Wal-Mart, Lay-away Dept 300 Immediate Openings NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED. 35K-40K 1st yr. 2 wk CDL training. NO Cost tuition if qualified. Call Now 1-800-8118214. Experienced drivers 1-800-958-2353

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE Do You Love to Ask for the Order? We are seeking a motivated sales person driven by excellent income potential to join our growing sales team. Are you enthusiastic with a positive attitude and possess good written/verbal communication skills? Do you have a proven sales history? are you organized and able to meet constant deadlines? Do you have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience? Ad design/layout are a plus. Reliable transportation and proof of insurability are needed. Compensation package includes health guarantee plus commission, 401(k), health insurance, access to company gym. Please provide references. Send resume to: Columbia Daily Tribune, Attn: Personnel Generalist, P.O. Box 798, Columbia, MO 65205 or stop by 101 North 4th Street to apply. EOE/Drugfree Workplace.

Administrative Assistant

If you like people, have good organizational skills and work well with numbers, we have a job for you. We are hiring an Assistant to the Administrator in a Meal & Services Program for the Elderly. Must have transportation. Mileage reimbursement. Monday-Friday. Excellent fringe benefits. Apply Oakland Senior Center, below Oakland Plaza Lanes, 2116 Vandiver Dr, 214-2200. Apply through Sept. 19th. Equal Opportunity Employer

ADVERTISING SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE Full-time position in Display Advertising. Duties include sales, service, and ad layout of specified accounts, production of internal reports, and assisting outside sales staff. Successful candidate will have 1-2 years of exceptional customer service and/or sales experience, outstanding organizational skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, good computer skills, demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and proof of insurability. Apply at the Columbia Daily Tribune, 101 N. 4th Street. EOE/ Drugfree Workplace.


2 coffee tables, $50 442-7034 Pampered Chef deep dish baker, $10. 441-1495 Pampered Chef apple peeler w/ stand, $10. 441-1495 Orange crushed velvet king spread, matching drapes,$25 441-1495

Making $300/mo for working ONLY 60-90 minutes each day Deliver the Tribune in central Columbia.



We are Looking for One Good Carrier

Chain link dog pen, 6x20x4' high, incl 2 gates, $40/firm. 886-8645

The Columbia Daily Tribune is accepting applications for its motor route division. We are looking for individuals that are willing to provide exceptional customer service on a daily basis. Delivering the Tribune can be an excellent paying part-time job. Our carriers are independent contractors and get paid for the papers they deliver. If this sounds interesting, please contact Beth at 815-1603, or Donna at 815-1611 or stop by at the Tribune and fill out an Independent Contractor application

Free singer sewing machine & table, needs work, 445-8650 10 speed bike, $20 800-259-5292 Rabbit cage, $35 442-7034 4 roosters, free. Call 445-1908 after 4pm Promax inline skates, $20 696-0023 Graco baby stroller $25 696-0023 5 antique wooden porch columns, you transport. Dave 449-6779 Kitchen Table in nice cond Free • 814-3895 Metal desk, laminate top. Exc shape. You haul. 696-2322

Assistant Manger

for Payday/Title loans. Must have experience 442-4009.

Call Jill at

Desk, 3 drawers, 36"x40", you pick up. 443-5253

Powermaster BB pellet rifle, $20. 446-0776

Laundromat. Part time position available Sun 8am-10pm, Mon & Tues 6pm-10pm. $6.25/hr. Apply in person, Robinson’s Cleaners, 1204 Bus Loop 70, 875-2537


Growing international co needs help $1,000- $5,000 per mo. PT/ FT. Free informational booklet explains how 800-205-3561

Auto Mechanic

Good Hours, Good Pay. DAYS ONLY. 449-9889 or 445-2455


Full-time position at the North Columbia location of Merchants & Farmers Bank. Apply in person 9am-4, Mon-Fri

Now Hiring


Black lab pup 10 wks 50 886-9482 $

Kitchen table & chairs, $50 neg 696-0327

CDL TRAINING Call for Details. * No Money Down, If qualified *Earn Up to $42K First year. *Benefits for you & your family *Local, Regional, OTR *Tuition Reimbursement Available *On the Spot Job Placement. 800-398-9908 CALL TODAY Check out Different content every day

Classified Advertising Sales Representative We are in immediate need of a highly motivated individual to join our Telephone Sales team. An aggressive sales personality will be the key to success in this growing advertising department. This inside sales position is responsible for selling classified advertising, obtain new business and build strong client relationships with our advertising customers. Must have basic computer knowledge and be able to type at least 40 wpm. This full time position (MonFri 9-6) offers excellent hourly wage to proven performers plus bonus plan and a comprehensive benefits package, Apply to Columbia Daily Tribune, 101 N. Fourth St., Columbia, MO 65201. EOE/Drugfree Workplace


Concrete Flatwork Local company needs someone to help form & finish flatwork. Truck required. Call 446-2222.


Field Engineer

J.E. Dunn Construction, based in Kansas City, has an immediate need for a field engineer to assist on a large project in Jefferson City. Requirements include a bachelor’s degree in construction management or related field, & 2-4 years experience in commercial construction. Qualified applicants please FAX, email or mail resume to: FAX 816-460-2783 929 Holmes, KC, MO 64106 An Alcohol/Drug Screen Equal Opportunity Employer COOL TRAVEL JOB. Entry level positions, 18+, no experience necessary, 2 weeks paid training, transportation, lodging provided. $500 signing bonus to start. TOLL FREE 1-877-727-9856

Delivery/ Warehouse Person

Needed for the Columbia branch of a successful distributor. Competitive starting pay, full benefits, potential for growth and advancement. Applicant must have a class B license with air brakes. Send resume to Ceiling Supply Inc. 915 Elleta Blvd, Columbia, MO 65202 or apply in person.

Food Prep

Counter Person

Energetic, fast-paced person needed for catering Co. Serious inquiries only. M-F 7am-11am • 817-1103

Driver Wanted

Full-time DELIVERY DRIVER needed. Paid vacation, competitive wage. Must have chauffeurs license. Apply in person 10am-4pm at Sofas & More, 705 Business Loop 70 E.

Food Sales. Mon-Fri. Must be selfmotivated & enjoy being outdoors. Call Ken between 1-3pm 442-2562 DRIVER- Covenant Transport Now Offering Per Diem Pay for Experienced Teams, Solos, and Trainers. O/O- Solos/ Teams 83¢ Plus fuel surcharge. No CDL?- No Problem. We school, no money down. Licensed by SBPCE. School located in Stuttgart, AR. Call 1-888-MOREPAY (1-888-667-3729) Driver... SWIFT TRANSPORTATION is hiring experienced and inexperienced Drivers and O/O. CDL Training is Available. We offer great pya, benefits and consistent miles. 800-284-8785 (eoe-M/F) Driver: Dispatcher & Taxi Drivers needed. 696-3587 DRIVER: Too Good to Be True? It’s not!! CDL A in 2 weeks! NO cost if Qualified! NO Up front money! Call 1-877-83TRAIN DRIVERS at Roehl averaged $45,463 in 2000! Van or F/B. Great home time & benefits. Regional available. Students welcome. EOE $$$ 877370-2813 $$$ DRIVERS- Immediate Openings Qualified Class A CDL Benefits Offered & Most Weekends Off Call Anytime: 573-682-3471 DRIVERS: Guaranteed Home Time. Great Pay! Call SMX! 800-247-8040. Veterans start .32 cpm, Flatbed .31cpm. Van. Drivers: OTR Drivers Needed Class A CDL w/Experience Required. Good Work record, Clean MVR. Call Today: MARTEN TRANSPORT LTD. At 1-800-395-3331 or vist our web site: On Pay and Benefits. DRIVERS: Owner Operator: Nordic, a division of FFE is seeking contractors. $.83cpm, Up to $.02 cpm performance incentive, $40 additional pickup and delivery compensation, loading and unloading pay, low cost insurance, and many other benefits. Call 800-569-9298


Part & Full time, Class A w/ HazMat. 23 yrs old, 2 yrs experience. Some home daily. Late model equipment. Company offers major medical. Call Mon-Fri 1pm-7pm. 573-782-0143 DRIVERS: Solo up to .45¢ per mile, Teams up to .48¢ per mile. Contractors .81¢ all miles. Lease options avail. (No money down). Fuel incentives, increased holiday orientation pay & more! (No CDL, No Exp., Need Training)... Call Burlington Motor Carriers 1-800-583-9504

Dump Truck Drivers

needed temporary 30-45 days., starting 9/20. Call 474-8715


Full & Part time teachers. Apply at Kids Depot, 2807 W Broadway. EXCELLENT INCOME Opportunity! $40k to $70k Yr potential! Data Entry: We Need Claim Processors Now! NO Experience Needed. will Train. Computer Required. 1-888314-1033 Dept 314 EXPERIENCE PAYS at Gainey! Start up to 37¢/mile. Great benefits. Call Kim 1-800-287-0376. EOE & Drug. Join a Financially Stable Company.

is now accepting applications for

-Breakfast Person Room Attendants

FT, exc benefits. Need detail oriented person with knowledge of computers and strong communication skills. Medical/ science background preferred. 12 hour day or night shifts. Call 800-545-9646 ext. 3 for more details. FRIENDLY TOYS & GIFTS has openings for party plan advisors and managers. Home decor, gifts, toys, Christmas. Earn cash, trips, recognition. Free catalog, information 1-800-488-4875

Apply in person only at No PHONE CALLS 2500 I-70 DR. SW


If you love to decorate, enjoy helping others and are creative, then we have a fun and exciting career opportunity for you. Bassett Furniture Direct is experiencing tremendous growth and is seeking someone to grow with us. We provide a new furniture and accessory prototype store filled with the latest styles and fashions, backed by the most trusted name in furniture. Bassett Since 1902. Salary, bonuses, and benefits. Fax Ellen or stop by at 8650 I-70 Dr SE, Columbia, and begin loving your job again. Fax: 573-814-2504. Contact Ellen 573-814-2500


Part-time. $8.00/hr to start. Apply in person at 3216 Clark Lane


For sorority. Only experienced hard working person apply. Must also help in kitchen daily. Hours are Mon.-Fri. 7am-3pm. Call 443-8323.

HUMAN RESOURCES ASSISTANT Part-time position available for a motivated and organized individual to assume the role of office assistant in our human resources department. Duties include writing and distributing correspondence, light analysis work using Excellent Word, data-entry, answering telephones, and assisting with various employee and community functions. The successful candidate will have strong organizational skills, working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word, ability to type 40 wpm, excellent interpersonal skills, and a minimum of one year’s experience in a clerical positions. Prior human resources experience helpful. Send resume to: Columbia Daily Tribune, Attn: Personnel Generalist, PO Box 798, Columbia, MO 65205 or stop by 101 N. 4th Street to apply. EOE/Drugfree Workplace

Kennel Job

Part Time, flexible hours, Greenridge Farm 474-7500 LABORER: Metal bldg. erection. Some travel. Experienec necessary. Pay commensurate w/exp. $9/hr to start. Sean 449-7005.


Local building material distributor needs laborers with a Class B CDL. Great pay & benefits. Apply in person at Negwer Materials, 3101 Lemone Industrial Blvd, Columbia.


Mertens Construction Company, is seeking applications for laborers and equipment operators. Over-time required. Work is primarily in rock quarries, and is physically demanding. Employees will be required to complete training programs. Health insurance and 401k benefits apply. Hourly pay. Apply in person at 5660 Old US 40 East, Kingdom City MO 65262 Licensed Plumbers, Apprentices & HVAC Sheet Metal Mechanics for local work to work 5-tens. Call Action Inc., 1-800-452-5723. EOE LIKE THE OUTDOORS? Work with animals, farm equipment, and good people, various duties. Production agriculture, milk, beef and grain. Regular work hours, time off, benefits package. References and work history required. Call evenings: 573-898-5382


PT/Flexible- Approx 20 hrs/wk Must be familiar with QuarkXpress, Photoshop & Illustrator. Inquiries call Lynn at 447-2146 or email resume to: Maintenance in apts. 40 hr week. Previous experience helpful. 443-3121

Maintenance Tech

College Park Communities, the nation’s largest, private, student housing Mgmt Co, is searching for a Maintenance Tech.Exp in apt &/or student housing industry a plus. Responsibilities will include proper physical & mechanical upkeep of the property, fulfills customer service requests, checks mechanical equip and recreational facilities, & any other functional or safety concerns. Great benefit package incl. 401k, insurance. Send resume to Jenny Smith, College Park Columbia, Columbia, MO 65201. EOE/AA

HVAC Mechanic

Stephens College is looking for a HVAC Mechanic. Minimum 1 yr. experience. Must have all applicable licenses for freon handling. Will be responsible for diagnosing problems, making repairs and performing other assorted maintenance duties. Commercial chiller and boiler experience a plus. Valid MO drivers license a must. Random screening for drug and alcohol use. EOE. Apply at 106 Willis.


For Katy Place Apartments. Experienced in leasing and/or management preferred. Mail resume to Kelly Enterprise, 1700 Forum Blvd., Columbia, MO 65203.

Isle of Capri Casino Job Fair for:


MANAGERS General Managers $40,000+ Restaurant Managers $30,000+ Managers $25,000+

If you’re interested in a career as a:


DON’T MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY! Saturday September 15, 2001 9:00am-5:00pm Knights of Columbus Hall 1515 Radio Hill Road Boonville, MO For more information call 660-882-9262

Is now accepting applications for FT Lube Technicians. Paid training & certification. Pre employment drug testing required. Apply at all locations in Columbia and Fulton area.

We’re seeking energetic, people oriented individuals with excellent communication and leadership skills to begin successful, rewarding careers with a restaurant industry leader. A college degree or two years previous experience is preferred for these key positions. Steak n Shake offers excellent benefits including comprehensive training, health/ life insurance, paid vacation, bonuses, advancement opportunities & more! Please forward your resume to: Woods Restaurants dba/ Steak n Shake PO Box 1266, Columbia MO, 65205. Fax: 815-9118 EOE

Michael’s Arts & Crafts

Full time: Custom Framing & Professional exp Floral Design. Please contact management 445-4485

Offering you a brighter future Sun Loan is a large financial company specializing in small consumer loans with over 140 offices in seven states. We have an immediate need for a career-minded individual to manage the loan application, approval and collections operations at our Columbia office. Previous experience not required...we’ll provide youwiththeskills,techniquesandcoachingtobesuccessful.

Columbia, MO Our outstanding benefits package includes: • Salary + Bonus • Auto Allowance • Paid Training • Health Insurance • 401(k) • Paid Holidays & Vacations • Tuition Reimbursement • Opportunity for Advancement

Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Interested candidates should send resumes, Attn: Sandy Hood Fax: (573) 441-9885

Applications Available At This Location 16702

Housekeeper Supervisor

In home caregiver: private room, live in, overnight or hourly. 447-3170


Full Time Cleaner Please Apply at 730 W. Sexton Rd. Columbia, MO

HEAVY Equipment Operators Needed Now. 21 Day Training Program. Learn to operate Trackhoes, Bulldozers, Backhoes. NO money down. $38,000 1st year potential. Call Now! 1-866-432-8937

Jiffy Lube America’s Favorite Oil Change

Part Time Cleaners

Centralia Area

Hair Stylist

Wanted FT or PT. Ready clientele, good working conditions. Start immediately, on campus. 443-2122

Eye Bank Coordinator

DIRECTOR For Early Head Start

Responsibilities include grant writing, developing, planning, implementing, and supervising the EHS program. Will coordinate child development services and arrange for classroom training/ monitoring. Requires BA in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or Education and 2 years exp in child care setting or 2 years work exp requiring administrative and supervisory responsibilities in early childhood development setting in budget development/ management. $14.17$ 17.10 per hour plus benefits. Deadline 9/21. Apply at Central MO Counties Human Development Corp, 807 B N Providence, Columbia, MO 65203 AA/EOE


needed. Apply at American Auto Supply, 1600 Bus Loop 70E

Columbia Area

99 62 7

Long black leather ladies coat size small $25 696-0327


Immediate openings. Days, evenings, nights & weekends. Apply in person: Randy’s Market, 5950 N. Wagon Trail Rd. 449-2021


323 E. Morgan St., Suite A Boonville, MO 65233 660.882.7878

Alum shed, 13'x10', fair cond, immediate removal, you haul 875-1369

4 rims: White spoke, 8 bolt, 16.5x9", fits Chevy truck, $50. 474-5986


Part-time weekends for convenience store. 442-4009.


Isle of Capri Career Center

ATTENTION WORK FROM HOME $ 1200-$5800/MO 800-266-7790

Dog pen, heavy duty type, $50. You haul. 696-2322

Chrome valve covers for small block Chevy w/wind bolts, $20. 886-9482


Accounting experience, education or training necessary for AR, AP, billing, benefits administration and other functions in multi-state corporation. FT, full benefits. QuickBooks, MS Office experience necessary. Reply to: Bookkeeper, PO Box 873, Columbia MO 65205

Hardman, Peck minipiano $50 443-3833

3 pc luggage set w/hanging bag & makeup case, $30 446-0829 Microwave oven w/ book, $30. 446-0829

MISSOURI WELDING INSTITUTE, INC. Nevada, Missouri. Become a Certified Pipe and Structural Welder. Earn top pay in 18 weeks. Many companies seek our graduates. 1-800-667-5885

ATTENTION SENIORS!! Earn extra money, days. Sudden Service Cleaners West • 442-6107

Full & Part time teachers. Apply at Kids Depot, 2807 W Broadway.

Treadmill, Dp Stride Rider $ 30 • 445-1495

Childs Basketball goal, $15, 874-0038

ATTN WORK FROM HOME Up to $25-$75 PT/FT Mail Order - Free Booklet 800-229-7145


Exercise stepper, new cost $279, sell $50. 874-3285

Eureka elec mop, $20. 874-0038


Apply in person: 1107 Business Loop 70 East Columbia , MO 65201 EOE m/f/d/v



EMPLOYMENT Manage apts in Columbia. Prior experience helpful. 443-3121 National Silk Floral Company Needs PT Merchandiser for Columbia & Jeff City accounts. $7/hr to start with .25¢/mile. Must have insurance. Approx 10 hrs/wk. Please send resume to: William ShanksManager, 606 Country Squire Circle, Saint Peters, MO 63376.

Night Auditor



Now hiring for all positions. Apply in person at Midway Restaurant. $ 8/hr. Drivers license & vehicle req. Work through the winter. 443-2902

Word processing, data entry, answer phones, general office, good communication skills. Full-time permanent position. Must be 21, with reliable auto to run errands. $17$ 19k/yr plus mileage for use of personal auto. Send cover letter and resume with references to: ChildCare Connection, 310 Tiger Lane, Columbia MO 65203 or email to: childcareconnection


Service Technician

Office Assistant

Immediate Opening for a Pressman, experienced in quality 4-color process on 19x25 & larger press desired but not req Call 573-443-1561 PAINTERS: Exp required, transportation needed. 660-848-2076 PART TIME HANDYMAN RETIREES WELCOMED! Weekday hours, no weekends Must have reliable vehicle & GOOD PERSONAL REFERENCES Apply in person w/photo ID At 315 Bernadette, upstairs Apply weekdays, 9AM-4PM Promaintenance contracted by Landlord Management Services Part-time M-F, 8-2 Sat. Sudden Service Cleaners South • 442-6107 POTENTIAL TRUCK OWNERSHIP. Drive a Peterbilt Conventional. Good Money + Benefits. Limited Guarantee. Rider Program. Home Often. O/O Welcome. 1-888-231-9968


Full & Part time teachers. Apply at Kids Depot, 2807 W Broadway.

Puckett’s For Women is looking for an individual to assist with buying, selling, and merchandising quality womens wear. Full-time or job sharing position avaiable. Benefits. If you are that person, please call me. Dale or Vicki Puckett (573) 443-8777



Mon.-Fri. 8-5. Experience required, neat appearance a must $9.50hr. Paid holidays/ vacation. Apply in person: Plaza Real Estate Services, 2401 Bernadette Dr. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Receptionist/Leasing Agent

Propery management company seeks sharp self-starter. Reception, phone skills, and computer literacy a must. Apply in person at 415 Locust - Suite A, Callahan& Galloway

Receptionist/Secretary Professional office seeks individual with excellent phone and customer service skills for full time position. Must be accurate typist and proficient in Word and Excel. Excellent salary and benefits. Please send resume to BBP 303821 c/o Columbia Daily Tribune.

Retail Sales

Part time temporary position. Weekends and some night hours for Christmas holidays working at Columbia Mall Kiosk. Above average pay. Songbird Station call 446-5941

Retail/ Cafe

Wanted part time clerks/ cashiers, weekend cook, weekend dishwasher, waitress. Must be able to work mornings, evenings & weekends. Apply in person at Midway Little General 445-7768. Sales/Agents

Professional Salesperson

Screen Printer Exp Required Pay Based on Exp. 446-1694 Columbia, MO. Secretary/Dispatcher

Needed for busy retail/service environment. We are looking for a highly organized, outgoing individual. Experience with dispatching a plus. Requires a minimum of two years office experience, computer proficiency, and excellent telephone skills. Excellent salary and benefits commensurate with your qualifications. Apply to Hirlinger’s Business Products, 1900 North Providence Road, PO Box 7600, Columbia, MO 65205. Phone: 573/874-1412.

APSI in Sedalia is accepting applications for 1 full-time and 1 parttime paramedic. Aggressive ALS protocols. 660-826-3832 Registered Nurses ICU/NICU/Med-Surge/SNF Licensed Practical Nurse Certified Nurse Aides TOP WAGES The BEST Facility Assignments! Create your own schedule! Respect, Pride, Appreciation CROWN NURSING Call Terie Today: 573-449-4941 Or 888-869-1441

ROOMS: RENT & BOARD BY THE MONTH OR WEEK Furnished rooms Landlord Management Service 445-8371, 9am -4pm weekdays


Roommate wanted to share 3 bdrm apt, 2 full ba, $60/wk. 445-7573

Sheetrock & Tile Pros

needed for temp work at Holiday Inn Executive Center. Pay by job or up to $15/hr. Must be SKILLED and available now. Apply in person at East Entrance.

SIDING INSTALLERS St Clair Corp, a home improvement company that is over 117 years old, seeks experienced siding installers for Columbia and surrounding areas. Qualified candidate have 3yrs+ experience, own equipment and transportation. High Pay and Year Round Work. Call Doug 1-800-4441884 ext 3037 or apply at

Learn to earn. Call for more info. Jackson Hewitt Tax Service. 256-2330


Full time teaching, part time aiding positions available at Green Meadows Preschool. 449-3359 Teacher Assistants: Preschool. Part time & subs. Apple School 449-7525 THINKING CAREER Change? Obtain your Real Estate License! Classroom, correspondence, or internet classes. Real Estate Prep Schoolsince 1977- 1-800-627-5077. Free Inf o P a c k e t . h t t p : / / TRUCK DRIVER, full time, must have Class A license. Local area. Civic Recycling. 573-474-9526 Veterinary Clinic in Ashland; Experience helpful. Part time afternoon. 657-1883 or 657-9234 lv msg WANT TO BE HOME every 5-7 Days? Run regional with more pay than most long haul drivers! 12 mos. OTR required. HEARTLAND EXPRESS 1-800-441-4953

ROOMMATES WANTED Fully furnished, W/D, free cable, hot tub, fitness center & more. 443-6611

Share 4 bdrm, 2 ba apt. Furnished, free cable, W/D, A/C, own phone line, 1 mi to MU, $250/mo. 443-3402

FURNISHED APARTMENTS Nice 2 room efficiency w/ bath, fully furnished, private deck, parking, heated pool, laundromat on site, $385 includes all utils. 474-2747


#1 Wynwood TOWNHOUSES 2 & 3 Bedrooms New Kitchens New Baths Ceiling Fans New Appliances W/D Hookups $ 450 to $550

2bdrm, carpeted, hookups, A/C, N. 763, $300. No Pets. 445-1983 2bdrm,carpeted,balcony,near Boone Hospital, no pets. $445. 445-1983 3 bdrm, 2 bath, A-Frame style duplex, in quiet park-like setting, W/D hookups, stove, fridge, D/W, on-site pool. Available now. Going Fast. Price reduced. $500. For more info: Ruether/CPM • 441-2700

1, 2 , 3 & 4 bdrm, clean, very nice, for fall, Campus Area. 443-0202 1-3 bdrm,central location,well maintained, clean, no pets. 449-6933 1/2 bdrm, 2 blocks from Engineering, AC, clean, no pets, 449-6933 2 bdrm apt & townhouses. N. part of Columbia, W/D hookups, 1st mo. rent free! $385-$400. 474-5116 2 bdrm remodeled apartments, Rockbridge Area, onsite W/D, CA, garbage disposal, DW, ceiling fans, no pets $375-$400 489-RENT 2 BDRM TOWNHOUSE • SW Cleanest in Town! • Large Rooms Appl • C/A •Hookups •Patio • No Pets • $465 • 445-2553 2 bdrm w/ study, NE, W/D, $390/ refs required. Avail now. 875-6756 2 bdrm, 1 ba, 752 Demaret, off street parking, W/D hookups, c/a, clean, no pets, $340/mo. 815-0608


We need someone hard working, with attention to detail, & good attitude. We offer great pay and benefits. Stop by at 8650 I-70 Dr SE, Columbia, and begin loving your job again. Contact Ellen 573-814-2500

WEB PROGRAMMER Must hard code HTML. Experience in the following: ASP/PHP3/VB6, SQL/MySGL/Access, Java/ Javascript, Photoshop; Flash, NT IIS/Linux. F/T, benefits. 573-875-4000

MEDICAL EMPLOYMENT CERTIFIED NURSES AIDE to help with special needs children in my home. Tues, Thurs, Fri, 7:30-1. $8.90/hr. Call 446-8127 Health Professions Recruitment Coordinator Position will require frequent travel. Prefer candidate with Bachelor’s degree in a health-related field, two years experience in community health or health education, and/or working with primary care providers. Please send resume with salary requirements to: BBM 303993 c/o Columbia Daily Tribune.

OPTOMETRIC ASSISTANT Full or part time position available in busy private practice. Responsibilities include pre-exam patient work-up, patient assistance in frame/lens selection, contact lens care and misc. optometric office functions. Previous experience helpful, excellent communication skills and professional demeanor necessary. For more information: Please call (573)449-4356 From 8-11am. Equal Opportunity Employer

Oral Health Network Development Opportunity to develop and maintain an oral health network composed of community health facilities. Experience with dental public health a plus. Please send resume with salary requirements to: BBM 303990 c/o Columbia Daily Tribune.

2 bdrm, 2 ba, leasing for fall, no pets 443-3121 2 bdrm, N Central, $295. Lg rooms, 1st floor • 445-7396 2 bdrm, NE, laundry facilities, $350/ refs required. Avail now 875-6756 2 bdrm, util pd, a/c, spacious, no pets, avail now $425 474-0591 2 bedroom, carpeted, appliances, deck/patio. Laundry facilities. $340. Broker-owner 474-0500 2 or 3 person, E. Campus 2 blocks from UMC, well-maintained, a/c, no pets, 9 or 12 mo. lease, avail Aug. $440 or $540. Call 445-2423

3 bdrm, 2 ba, no pets, avail 10/1. $595. Section 8 OK. 442-6098

Available now,3 bdrm, $395. No pets, a/c, Section 8 OK. 875-7073 Executive 2 story in SW, 4 bdrm, new cul-de-sac, thousands of $$ in lease/purchase credits, $1875/mo. Tracy Arey, Gaslight 876-7754

3 bdrm, bsmt, C/A, hookups, several units. No Pets. Rent neg. 443-2758

House - SE- lots of room 424-8448

Broadway Village Forest Village Woodlake Village

3-BDRMS FROM $625/mo

”Columbia’s Premier Rental Communities” 2 bdrm / 1 bath. Several unique floorplans. No Pets. For more information please visit our Web site at: or call 875-8600

Callahan & Galloway 415 Locust 442-0828 Studios- 1,2,3,4 bedroom apartments and houses. Come by for our daily available list Efficiency apts across the street from MU. 443-3121 Hallsville area- 2 bdrm, 1 ba, all appl, w/d hookup, new carpet, 1 car garage w/ opener $400 875-6784

Kitty Hawk Manor

11⁄2 baths • Garages • 1450 sq. ft. Fenced yards • Some w/Bsmts Microwaves • Ceiling fans KEENE STREET TO ST. CHARLES TO ALBANY 3-BDRMS From $560/mo Fenced yards 11⁄2 ba., 1350 sq. ft Garages Some w/Bsmts ACROSS FROM OAKLAND JR. HIGH, POOL & PARK CALL DEXTER MGMT. 442-6300 3bdrm, 2ba, garage, w/d hook-up, ca, $550/mo Broker Owner 442-2026 4 bdrm 2 1/2 ba includes microwave, storage shed, lawn care, low utils, good location avail immediately, $750 446-4766 4 bdrm, 1 ba, in Hallsville, $600/ mo & deposit. 696-0618 4 bdrm, 2 ba, 1 car garage, W/D hookup, $800/lease. 356-8001

1, 2, & 3 bedrooms. Located in NW part of town

4 bdrm, 2 ba, garage, appls, W/D hookups, good location, very clean, $625/mo 449-2328

(573) 474-7560

4 bdrm, 2 LR, 1 3/4 ba, 1700 sqft, Prairie Meadows. $625 657-1170 Avail NOW, 3bdrm,Blue Ridge Rd. $ 625 886-9658

Luxury 1 & 2 bedrooms Located in SW

1, 2 & 3 bedrooms Located North of City

449-7568 Lg 3 bdrm, 2 1/2 ba, 3 levels, walking distance to MU, several decks, stove, fridge, w/d hookups, ca/heat. Avail now. $725. For more info: Ruether/CPM 441-2700 Lg 4 bdrm, 2 ba downtown apt, w/d included, jetted tub, lg living area, deck. Perfect for students. Avail now. $1500. For more info: Ruether/CPM 441-2700 Montmarte Apts has nice roomy 3 bdrm, 2 ba. D/W, W/D hookups, deck, quiet area, exc location close to Gerbes $600/mo 445-9524


2 bdrm, 11⁄2 ba townhouse, hookups. $420. A&B Mgmt 443-2081 Nice 4 bdrm apt by Stephens College. 424-8448. Studio, 1409 Rosemary, oak floors, clean, close to campus 449-6933. Studio, near Columbia College in downtown, $320/water incl. refs required. Avail now. 875-6756

Various locations

Beautiful, 1500 sq. ft., 3bdrm, 2ba, quiet neighborhood, pond, w/d, $ 750/neg. Must see 573-814-0216 Deluxe 3 bdrm,2 ba in SW,fireplace, garage, yard maintenance, W/D hookups. 446-6517

FOR RENT Lg 3 bdrm, 2 ba apts available, Green Meadows area. Stove, refrigerator, D/W, W/D hookups, fireplace, on-site laundry & swimming pool. Avail now. Flexible terms. $600/mo/neg. For more info:

Ruether/CPM 573-441-2700 or 573-874-1916 Now leasing for semester: 4 bdrm, 2 ba, 1 car garage, w/d included. $ 800/neg. For more info: Ruether/CPM 441-2700 Walk to elementary school, 3 bdrm, 11⁄2ba, garage, fenced, $650/ mo. 4260 Santa Barbara. 474-5298

CONDOS FOR RENT 2 bdrm, Hyde Park, across from Mall. $550, Self Realty 489-2864 3 Bdrm, 2 ba., 1 or 2 car garage, low utils, lots of extras. Shown by appointment. Jacobs Realty, Inc. 449-2558 or evenings/weekends 442-8738/ 445-1509. 3 bdrm, 3 1/2 ba townhouse, Foxfire area, decks, W/O bsmt, stove, fridge, d/w, w/d avail. Avail now. Price Reduced! $800. For more info: Ruether/CPM 441-2700

New 3 bdrm, 2 ba, 3 car garage homes in southwest. Call Jacobs Realty, Inc.. 449-2558 or evenings and weekends call Karen 442-8738 or Delton Jacobs 445-1509. Sublease w/option to buy: split level, 3 bdrm, 2..5 ba, 2 car garage, fenced yard. 447-3972 SW 3bdrm, 2ba, 2 car garage, FR, office, $675/mo. 874-2811

MOBILE HOMES FOR RENT 2 bdrm homes, Park Trailer Court. 446-3722 2 bdrm, 2 ba, 16x60, $390. In quiet Gaslight Park 474-9251 2 bdrm, Ashland, $295 a mo + deposit 874-0448 $

Secluded In the country 200 + dep. Call 573-386-5609

WANTED TO RENT Need by 11/01/01-Reasonable 3 bdrm, 2 ba, prefer w/basmnt. Southern Columbia. Evening call 262-2756144 Beverly.

STORAGE SPACE FOR RENT/LEASE 25x50 in-line space available. Perfect for storage and/or shop space. $ 300/mo. For more info: Ruether CPM 441-2700 9,000 sq ft warehouse/office, loading docks, 1908 Heriford. 449-6933

BUSINESS/OFFICE SPACE FOR RENT * 2190 sqft office, avail 8/1. Other sizes avail from 300-11,000 sqft. Great locations & parking. 875-1250 1-2 ROOMS or 4 ROOM SUITE WESTSIDE OFFICE SPACE Landlord Management Services CALL DEE 864-9667 1500 sq ft zoned C3 at 1206 Bus Loop 70W. $10 per sq ft. Gary Meyer, Broker, 573-446-6535 16,800 sq ft warehouse, dock, drive thru. C3, avail 12/1. 1601 Old 63 S. 442-0777 2700 sq. ft. for office,5000 sq. ft. for warehouse.Lots of parking. 4250 E Broadway 445-9524 4,000; 6,000; 8,000; or 12,000 sq ft of new warehouse space w/drive in docks. Brown Station Rd. 445-9524 4000sqft +/- downtown office space. Close to banking, parking garage. Lots of existing tenant improvements. Avail 10/1. For more info: Ruether CPM 441-2700 5000-200,000 sq ft multi-tenant warehouse. Loading docks, bathrooms, heated. Tom Bass 874-3171 Available now: offices in downtown area. Utilities paid. Call to see. 443-3121


DUPLEXES FOR RENT 1 bdrm, new carpet, paint, cute, all appl, $350. Call Arlene at Plaza Real Estate 445-7737 ext 225. 1 bdrm, Windsor St, lg rooms, wood flrs. Stephens Area. $330. 443-3367 2 & 3 bdrm newer, $610 - $670, no undergrads, Jay Wright, Remax Boone Realty 886-8723/864-1289 2 bdrm w/bsmt, new carpet, no pets, $450. 446-6264

2 bdrm, all appl, El Chapparel Subdivision $470 avail now. 449-4563 2 bdrm. Quiet area. South of UMC Appls, some with new carpet. Some pet units avail. $400 Hawthorne Mgmt Co. • 442-3831 2bdrm, garage, C/A, hookups, stove, fridge, $400 • 442-5808 or 874-0526 2bdrm, new paint/windows, like new carpet, w/d hookups, trash/ yard service provided. No pets. Lake of the Woods. $425. 446-1471 2BDRMS/ 1.5BA, GARAGE, $375 Landlord Management Services 445-8371 9AM-4PM WEEKDAYS 3 bdrm w/loft, 2100 sqft, 2 ba, 2 car garage, 4810 Bethel St., $1200/mo. 442-6478 3 bdrm, 1.5 ba, 1 car garage, W/D hookups, $575/lease. 356-8001 3 bdrm, 2 full ba, FR, fenced, C/A, yard care provided. NO pets. Valley View. $550. 446-4688 eves. 3 bdrm, 2 ba, 1car garage, lawn care,W/D hookups avail Sept. 1 East of town, $595/mo, 474-8223 3 bdrm, 2 ba, all appls, w/d incl, lg master bdrm, gas fireplace, ceiling fans. very lg. avail 9/1 $700 474-9499

TOWNHOUSES FOR RENT 2 bdrm, 1 ba, hookups, clean, 3 mi. S of Rock Bridge High School, deposit $350. 442-4002 2 bdrm, 11⁄2 ba, W/D hookups, C/A, walk to MU & Med Center, Small pet w/dep. $525. 445-2094 2 bdrm, w/ walk in closets, 1.5 ba, all appl, w/d. No pets. $425. 875-6784 Avail now! Lots of space in this 2 bdrm unit, very clean. $ 450. 876-2856 Lg 3 bdrm, 2 1/2 ba townhouse, quiet area, 2 car garage, all appls incl. Flexible terms. Perfect for working Professional. Avail now. $ 1200/mo. For more info: Ruether/CPM 441-2700

HOUSES FOR RENT 1420 Azalea 3 bdrm 2 ba SE garage, fireplace, $850 C&G 442-0828. 2 bdrm, 1 ba, DR, LR, kitchen, full unfinished bsmt, appls, 2 car detached garage, 4 mi S of Ashland on Hwy 63. $500/mo + dep. No house pets. 573-636-8028

3 EXEC HOMES FOR LEASE NOW 2000 N. DEERBORN, $775 40 HULEN DRIVE, $775 3901 CEDAR LANE, $950 Landlord Management Services 445-8371 WEEKDAYS, 9AM-4PM

4 bdrm, 2 ba, $13,000. Repo home, for listings 800-319-3323 ext H971 4000 S Phoenix Rd., 3 bdrm, 2 ba, 2 car garage, $115,000. 886-8613 5 bdrm, 3 ba, almost 3000 sq ft, Russell/Smith/West schools. Beautiful 2 yr old house, very close in, on SW side of town. Can offer low down payment and no bank qualifying. Call Mark at 573-886-7722 or email for flyer BRAND NEW +/-1600 sq. ft., 2 1/2 ba, 3 bdrm, (tile & carpet) fireplace, cherry cabinets, porcelain tile in kitchen, vaulted coffered ceiling, Hunter ceiling fans, double garage, screened in porch, 1/2 mi. from Parkade School, $118,900/ offer 442-3845 BUILD YOUR NEW HOME with no money down! Our unique sweatequity programs SAVES Thousands $$. 100% financing on Land, Materials, Labor & Closing costs. NO DOWN PAYMENT and NO Payments while you build. For motivated families with incomes over $ 35,000. Call Today 800-7798-7790 ext 936.


3 bdrm, 11⁄2 ba, fenced, treed lot, located close to downtown & university. All appls stay. $85,000. 499-3820 FOR PICTURES VIEW: Georgetown- 5 yrs old. 3/4 bdrm, 3 ba, ranch walkout, gas fireplace, deck, w/shop, landscaped yard, new interior paint, new range, 1,800 sqft finished, save realtor fee $139,500 • 234-2723 (appt) Large house, small price! 4 bdrm, 2 ba, wooded fenced lot, only $84,950. Always call John Payne, Broker/Owner. 474-5298 MAKE OFFER: Very motivated seller. Avail. now. Very neat 1600 sq ft ranch in N Columbia. 3 bdrm, 2 ba, jetted tub, eat-in kitchen, screened porch, 2 car garage, big yard, price reduction, $112,500. Would consider lease purchase. 443-3450 eves. Priced $ 5,000 below appraisal. Beautiful 2100 sq ft, 2 story, exc. cond. 4 bdrm 2ba, hardwood floors, central ac & heat, bsmt, 10 ac. Centralia Schools $135,000 or Lease to Prof. only, no pets, ref. $800/mo $800 dep. Call collect 501-839-3936

FOR SALE BY BROKER Ashland: 3 bdrm, 1.5 ba, recent updates on 3.3 ac. $119,900. Robert Wilbers RE Inc., (573) 897-3818 or (573) 635-6898 COUNTRY PROPERTY FOR SALE see Farms or Farmland Rick Voss, RE/MAX 876-2820 Rock, 2 story, former bank bldg in Osage County, would make a good Bed & Breakfast. Only 20 min from Jefferson City, over $100,000. Robert L. Wilbers, RE Inc., (573) 897-3818 or (573) 635-6898 eves

COMMERCIAL PROPERTY Historic building, downtown Boonville, remodeled $69,900. Owner/ agent 234-1840

New Strip Center Space for Lease

MARK TWAIN LAKE AREA. Home For Sale: 2,200 square feet. Retirement, retreat, home business. Priced to sell! Relocation forces sale. Call Dorothy at Century 21, 573-735-2134

Below market rental rates. Great South Columbia location! 8am-5pm: 819-2020/443-0509 or after 6pm: 445-0201/442-4894 Office or shop space for rent. $250-$350/mo. 1800 E Prathersville Rd. Tyree 443-1573 ext 2. Prime Medical Office Space for Lease: 2,000-8,000 sq ft available adjacent to Columbia Regional Hospital. Call 573-875-5246 Retail/Office space, rent/lease, Ashland, 400-1800 sqft. 657-1901 or 657-2231/leave msg.

Newly remodeled condo, 4 mi. marker, Lake Ozark, 2 bdrm, 2 ba, w/ lockout. Kitchen, dining area, LR w/ fireplace, deck, laundry room, upstairs loft, suitable for spare bedroom/ play area for kids. Call after 6pm 446-7018 QUIET LAKE GETAWAY. KK area. 2 bdrm, 1.5 bath, new carpet, lake access, blacktop to drive, lg lot, $78,000. 573-480-3817

LOTS & ACREAGE MOBILE/MFG HOMES 1970 12x60 2 bdrm, a/c, $1000. 449-9889 or 445-2455 1977 Champion 2bdrm, 11⁄2ba, modern kitchen, C/A, new paint, fenced yd, deck, fully furnished, $5500. Columbia Regency #238. 815-0257 1988 Clayton 14x70, 2 bdrm, 2 ba, fireplace, lg deck, all appls. Must be moved! $9500. 445-0129

2 bdrm, private lot in Ashland, $300 + dep. 657-2742

3 bdrm, near Columbia College. large, appl. No pets. 449-6933.

3 bdrm, 21⁄2ba, tri-level, approx 2300 sqft plus bsmt, great rm addition, remodeled kitchen. Corner cul-desac, walk to Fairview Schools. 102 Thistledown Dr. $124,500 •443-8646

Lake Ozarks: 40 tranquil, secluded Ac, off blacktop. 1500+/- Lake/ creek front. A frame. 913-642-3835

3 & 4 bdrm homes from $925-$1050. Avail now. Call Vicki 874-2401 or

3 bdrm, country living in town, 509 Tara Lane. no pets, $ 600. month 474-1957 or 443-8495


FOR LEASE: Approximately 2,000 sq ft in medical office building near Regional Hospital. Call 446-2856

1996 Customized Clayton, 3 bdrm, 2 full ba, fireplace, jacuzzi, deck/ shed, all appls/elec MHP, 442-8242.

3 bdrm, 2 ba, SW, new construction. Ready for fall. 446-4546

By Owner: 2 bdrm, 11⁄2 ba, garage & pool. 2 story w/ loft. Private patio w/ a garden spot. Lots of trees in back. All major appls incl. W/D. $69,900. 573-234-1855


2, 3, 4 bdrm houses, sec 8 ok. 443-8347 ext 8555 or 864-3661

3 bdrm modular, 2 ba, C/A, no pets, $ 450/mo., Sec 8 OK, 875-7073


For lease or sale- Ashland, office warehouse 5000 sq ft 573-636-3106

1, 2, 3, 4, bdrms

On campus/off campus Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 9am-5pm

2 bdrm, 1 ba, W/D hookups, avail now $375. 573-592-7342, 489-0937

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3 bdrm, 2 ba, newer, 4843 Meadowlark w/d, pet ok $600 886-8707

913 Sandifer 2 bdrm, 1 ba, great yard $435 C&G 442-0828

Offering Houses, Duplexes, & Apts. 443-2081


2 bdrm, 11⁄2 ba, W/D hookups, C/A, walk to MU & Med Center, Small Sublease: Avail 9/15. 3 bdrm, 2 full ba, Montmarte Apts, $600. 445-9524 pet w/dep. $525. 445-2094 2 bdrm, 1 bath apts, close to shopping & bus line. $350-$375. For more info: Ruether/CPM 441-2700

3 bdrm, 2 ba, Hollyhock Ct, quiet cul-de-sac, fresh paint, clean carpet, A/C, W/D, microwave, d/w, fridge, stove, garage opener, fenced yd & more. Avail soon. Refs required. No pets. $650. 445-7197 or 808-4814.

4 bdrm, 2 ba, jetted tub, w/d included, close to Columbia Collge & downtown. Walk to class. Avail now. $825. For more info: Ruether-CPM 441-2700

Hallsville, 3 bdrm, charming, AC, clean, no pets, $450 449-6933


1 bdrm, walk to campus, clean, ac, $ 325. Avail now. 442-6098

3 bdrm, 2 ba, garage, micro., ceiling fan, lawn care. Sm pet ok. 4508 Nick Ct. Avail 10/1. $590. 696-2038

3 bdrm, SW, fireplace, w/d, fenced yard, ceiling fans, 1900 sq. ft. avail immediately $900 per mo. 449-0722

3 bdrm, 2 ba, vaulted ceiling, South, new carpet Avail now $585 442-6098

1 bdrm, close to Boone Hospital. $345/mo. no dogs. 474-4433

1 bdrm, short term lease. No pets, $ 350, Rock Bridge Apts. 442-1474

3 bdrm, 2 ba, Derby Ridge, single garage w/opener, pets OK, lawncare, $600 442-4294/881-0587


Great location! 2 bdrm, w/d hookups, pets ok w/deposit. 875-0852


1 bdrm, lg, A/C, range, refrigerator. No Pets. Lease $250 • 442-2045


3 bdrm, 21⁄2 ba, new units, appls, low utils, garage, W/D hookup. 445-5674



Natural Creations, Inc., manufacturer of artificial trees, plants and decorative home accessories needs a salesperson for Missouri, Iowa and eastern Kansas. Frequent overnight travel. Four year degree or strong sales background required. Call on professional buyers only. Company car, salary, monthly performance bonus, 401k, health insurance and all expenses paid. Send resume or letter with brief history to: Natural Creations, Inc c/o Director of Sales 521 Main Street Bloomer, WI 54724 Email:


$250 OFF 1ST MONTH RENT! 2 bdrm, 11⁄2 ba, w/d hookup, unfinished basement, huge closets, no dogs, Stephens area. $575 474-4433

Female, cable, phone, w/d, TV, d/w, micro, fp, $275 neat, comfy 474-7311

Tax Preparers

Part time for busy real estate office. 15 hrs/wk. Flexible hours. Answer phones & misc errands. Temporary position, may become permanent. $7.50-$8.50/hr. Office exp preferred. Fax resume to 573-447-0155 or apply in person at 2600 Forum Blvd, Ste A, Woodstock Bldg.

2, 1 bdrms in sunny, architect/ renovated house, wood floors, skylights, near MU $490 & $440 + utils Ellen 449-2728 weekends, evenings.

Growing dealership has an immediate position available for a service technician. Previous experience preferred. Amenities include: paid vacations, 401k plan & sign-on bonus. Unlimited possibilities for qualified individual. Contact Darrell at Dodge City Motors, 474-7400 for an interview. Farm equipment dealership has an immediate position available in our shop. Must be able to learn hydraulic systems and electronic controls. Duties include field service, setting up new equipment and repair of used equipment. Capable of welding and painting a plus. Experience preferred but not necessary. Paid vacation, profit and pension plan. Contact Brian at Fertilizer Dealer Supply 660-882-5684


CNA/AIDE: Loving elderly couple needs experienced CNA or equivalent exp for live-in weekend care. 573-256-7128 leave name & number

Roofing Laborers

Seeking applicants for various positions including: SALES CLERK CASHIERS OVERNIGHT FLOOR CREW at Rockbridge store on Nifong. Both FT & PT hours avail. Benefits include: • 401k • profit sharing • discount card • medical & dental • advancement opportunities Apply the easy way with our automated application, just call 1-8774WM-JOBS, 24 hrs/7 days/wk. We receive a summary of your application via fax. Apply today to be a member of the Wal-Mart team. EOE

11pm-7am. Salary commensurate with experience. Apply in person Best Western Columbia Inn 3100 I70 Dr. SE.




10B Tuesday, September 11, 2001,

MOBILE HOME SITES Country park close to Columbia and Fulton. Senior disounts 446-8880 Highhill Courts- 63 S. $500 move-in bonus. Shaded lots. 442-6246 Lots available for rent, 16 x 80 some Double wides. 3 Month Free Move-in Bonus! Vandiver Park, 474-4242. Holly Park 474-3551. Park Village 4741092. Mobile Village 449-1633. The nicest park around for both seniors & family. Bedsworth 696-2283

10 ac, nice bldg site, $2000/ac; Also 25 ac for $950/ac. NW Boone County, no mobiles. 875-5872 or 875-0673

FARMS/FARMLAND $128,000 13 acres (House, horse barn) $249,900 50 acres. (House, lake & horse barn) Go to: or call Rick, anytime at 876-2820. RE/MAX Boone Realty 150 ac by owner, on blacktop, NW Boone County, no mobiles. $1250/ ac. 875-5872 or 875-0673 159 ac by owner, 11 miles north Columbia, 1580' road frontage and 5'’ waterline on east boundary and 1500' road frontage and 4'’ waterline on north boundary, Boone Electric, pasture and woods, nice building sites. $1600 per acre. 875-0673 or 875-5626

REAL ESTATE WANTED I will buy your house, A done deal in just a few days! Call Mark at 886-7722

Columbia Daily Tribune 9/11/01 Edition  

Take a look back at our original edition from September 11, 2001.

Columbia Daily Tribune 9/11/01 Edition  

Take a look back at our original edition from September 11, 2001.