St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Articles from December 7, 1996

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A Briefing on Fashion, Other Matters
LOOKING LETTER PERFECT: If you think Vanna White is looking more glamorous on "Wheel of Fortune" this season, you're right. She's looking about $200,000 worth of glamorous - the estimated value of the designer gowns and dresses by the likes of Carolina...
Admiral Was World's Largest River Liner
Could you give me some background on the S.S. Admiral? I have collected memorabilia items from that popular St. Louis riverfront attraction and would like to know more about its history.Terry Tomlin, Jackson, Mo.The 374-foot Admiral was completed in...
African Nations Not United on Choice for Top U.N. Post
They submitted four nominees, but their inability to choose one means Boutros Boutros-Ghali could try to keep the job.African countries submitted four nominees for the top U.N. post Friday after African leaders ended a conference without announcing a...
Against Odds, Hull-Less Blues Surprise Avalanche in Denver
* St. Louis started fast and then held off the Stanley Cup champs in the third period.Whether Brett Hull's banishment to the press box has a positive impact on the Blues in the big picture remains to be seen. The short term result was an astounding success.In...
Air Disasters: Sorting out the Why of Them
DAVID DARLOW, a veteran producer of programs dealing with tragedies in the airline industry, had put behind him his latest program, "Survival in the Sky" on The Learning Channel.The series of four one-hour shows, airing back to back Sunday night, profiles...
Ambush Defense Can't Rest
Defender David Banks has put Ambush player/coach Daryl Doran in a bad spot this weekend with games in Buffalo tonight and in Toronto on Sunday afternoon.With the schedule picking up for the 'Bush, the club is down to five defenders, including captain...
Argosy Gets OK for Floating Indiana Casino
Argosy Gaming Co. received a valuable, long-awaited document Friday from the Army Corps of Engineers - a permit for its Indiana casino.The company hopes to open the casino Friday on the Ohio River at Lawrenceburg, Ind.Argosy will make a series of shakedown...
Arkansas at Missouri
When: 8:06 p.m.Where: Hearnes Center, Columbia, Mo.Tuning In: ESPN, KMOX (1120 AM). Records: Arkansas, 2-1. Missouri, 4-1. Rankings: Arkansas, No. 22 AP (writers), No. 23 USA Today/CNN (coaches). Missouri is unranked. Coaches: Nolan Richardson, 275-95...
At Last, Stores Are Stocking Plenty in Plus Sizes
FESTIVE PARTY CLOTHES, sophisticated career clothing, attractive casual separates and even exotic lingerie are now available in large sizes at a variety of prices in this area.Generally, department stores stock women's sizes 14 to 24. (Women's sizes...
Attendance Is Down a Little for Teams
No one tuned to Monday night's game in Atlanta could miss it: Al, Dan and Frank wisecracking about the thousands of empty seats for the 49ers-Falcons game. There were 46,318 people in the 71,228-seat Georgia Dome, and a lot fewer after halftime."There's...
Bank Hangs Up on Phone Discounts
* Mercantile says it loses money off Southwestern Bell Visa card rebate.A half-million people are about to get their last discount on their phone bills through the Southwestern Bell Visa Card.Mercantile Bank, which issued the card, is canceling its alliance...
Brain Signals Help Disabled Run Machines It's the Thought That Counts
Imagine using only your brain to operate appliances, type or turn the television on or off.Keith Sheppard, 38, who suffers from cerebral palsy, experienced technology Friday that might allow him to do that.The resident of Overland, who relies on an automated...
Briefs
NATIONSPACE SHUTTLEColumbia Trip Sets Record; Crew Plans Landing Today Columbia and its astronauts set a space shuttle endurance record Friday - almost 18 days in orbit - after bad weather scuttled landing plans for a second day. The five astronauts...
Britain Seeks Concessions from American Airlines, British Airways
U.K. Trade Secretary Ian Lang said Friday he wants British Airways and American Airlines to give up valuable landing rights at Heathrow Airport and make other concessions before he allows their planned alliance.Lang said he's convinced the pact would...
Bureau's Late Goal Helps Montreal Trip Chicago
Marc Bureau scored the go-ahead goal off a two-on-one break with 6 minutes 17 seconds remaining in the game, leading Montreal by Chicago 2-1 on Friday night.Bureau's goal, which rolled in off the pad of goaltender Ed Belfour, helped the visiting Canadiens...
Caffey Jolts Chicago to Win over Clippers
Scoring 17 of his career-high 23 points in the fourth quarter, Caffey sparks a closing 26-10 run in Chicago's victoryAs Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen watched from the bench, Jason Caffey led the Chicago Bulls to victory."Jason showed he can play...
CBC Wins 3rd Pattonville Title in Row
CBC overcame a slow start and pulled steadily away for a 77-44 victory over Pattonville in the title game of the 29th annual Pattonville basketball tournament Friday night.The Pattonville championship is the third in succession for CBC (3-0). The Cadets...
Chicago Has Plenty of Pain, Not Much Gain to Show for It
Coming off back-to-back 9-7 seasons, Chicago coach Dave Wannstedt raised eyebrows in the preseason by saying, "All the pieces are in place."Little did he know the pieces would be smashed to bits by injuries.It began in August with a season-ending knee...
Choosing Sides Nebraska, Texas Discover Reasons for Mutual Dislike
College football, the likes of which has not been seen in these parts in some time, will be on display at the Trans World Dome today.Area fans have become accustomed to seeing rank teams play in recent years, but these are teams that have been ranked:...
Church Choirs in the Area Prepare to Give Gift of Christmas Music
The next few weeks are prime time for the annual church Christmas concerts, which means there will be some new faces in area congregations.That's because many people who rarely attend church go to Advent concerts in churches."For many it is the only...
Clay County Officials Want Casinos to Help Pay for Increase in Crime
Bad checks, domestic violence and bankruptcies are rising in Clay County, and officials are drawing a connection to riverboat casinos that have opened there in the past two years.Now, there's a move to tax the casinos to help defray the county's rel...
Coaches Are Studies in Contrast
Contrasts were abundant when Nebraska coach Tom Osborne and Texas coach John Mackovic spoke on Friday at the Trans World Dome.As Osborne neared the end of his press conference and suggested it was time to stop "beating dead horses," he was asked about...
Cost of Carnahan Quest for Office: $2.67 Million
Gov. Mel Carnahan spent $2.67 million in his general election campaign to win a second term, reflecting the financial advantage he and fellow Democrats had over Republican challengers.The candidates filed campaign finance reports on Thursday with the...
Desmet Shows Webster No Respect
The seedings for the Vianney Invitational came through as projected: Webster Groves facing DeSmet for the championship.The pairing, though, was as much as result of the schedule as the seedings. The schedule was created so that the only way the teams...
Don't Feel Silly - Most Pets Get Holiday Prezzies
ANY PET lover who feels even a tiny bit silly buying holiday gifts for their little sweetums should be comforted by the knowledge that they're not alone. According to the American Pet Products Manufacturers Association (APPMA), nearly half of all pet...
Emotional Testimony Marks Simpson Trial
Nicole Brown's mother gives tearful, and at times inaccurate statements about events surrounding her daughter's death.Nicole Brown Simpson's mother testified Friday that O.J. Simpson, was "very angry" and glowering at her daughter just hours before she...
Eye Openers
EYE DROPS* After filing under Chapter 11, BURT REYNOLDS said he will try to pay off his $10 million in debts by starting a "Midnite Basketball" program.* O.J. SIMPSON now says the reason no other human being saw him during the hours in question is he...
Falling for Hitchcock's Style, Again
"VERTIGO"No MPAA rating.Running time: 2:08. ALFRED Hitchcock's classic 1958 film of obsession and redemption has been crisply restored, using not only the original 65-millimeter negative but, in cases where the negative was badly deteriorated, snippets...
Film Disturbs Victim of Nazi Occupation
Woman whose family fled from Egypt to save father from Germans decries sympathetic depiction of collaborator.ON SCREEN, HE is a brooding, handsome dreamer - a haunted desert explorer who pursues the woman he loves obsessively and collaborates with Nazis...
Four Allegedly Fired Shots from Abandoned Tower
A pastor and his wife were driving by on Highway 94 when a slug came through the windshield. The woman was struck in the head.After a long night out, three men and a youth climbed the damp, narrow, concrete stairs of an abandoned, 80-foot tower Friday...
GETTING A KICK OUT OF THE SEASON Series: HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE the Fifth in a Series for the Discerning Sports Enthusiast
Ready to take soccer to a new level? Electronic Arts is, with the release of FIFA Soccer 97 for the PC. Just in time for the holidays.Among the features:A motion-blending technique, which uses motion-captured data of professional soccer players to create...
Goldman's Mother Tells Jury of Family's Loss
Ronald Goldman's mother, trying to persuade a jury to hold O.J. Simpson liable for his killing, testified Friday that after years of estrangement she now has only pictures to remember her son by.Sharon Rufo, testifying on videotape, was the first of...
Greenspan Has the World's Ear
In a scholarly after-dinner lecture on America's economic history, Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan proved once again why he's considered the second most powerful man in the country.With a single question, Greenspan sent financial markets reeling....
Greetings for the Animals
EVEN THOUGH many of the well-organized among you have already bought your holiday cards (probably even addressed and mailed them), The Tail End believes it's not too late to tempt you with some that you may have missed - especially since these benefit...
Illinois Pounds Columbia 84-59
* The Illini stay undefeated at 35-0 in their own tourney, which is being discontinued.Nights such as Friday are why the Illini Classic is ending after this season.In front of a relatively small crowd, the Illinois men's basketball team methodically...
In Drive to Boards, 55 Has No Limits for Razorbacks
The ball, spinning away from the shooter's hand, arcs toward the rim, where the players' eyes are riveted. Not No. 55 in Arkansas red, though.He is working to squeeze his lithe, 6-foot-8, 210-pound frame between others, toiling to edge closer to the...
`I Never Heard the Lady Say a Cross Word'
The arrest of Mary M. Morgan flabbergasted her friends in this small town, where the front yard of her home features a Nativity scene and other Christmas decorations.Neighbors described Morgan in glowing terms, calling her a sweet, caring person who...
Innovative NFL Commissioner Rozelle Dies
Pete Rozelle, the father of the Super Bowl and the man who transformed the way Americans spend Sunday afternoons, died Friday (Dec. 6, 1996) at his home in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.Rozelle, 70, died from brain cancer. He had undergone surgery for the disease...
Investigation into Alleged Perjury to Begin Belleville Mayor Cook Accused of Lying
A perjury prosecution of the kind being threatened against Belleville Mayor Roger C. Cook would be quite unusual, according to a law professor who said Friday that the situation reeked of politics."Almost nobody gets charged with perjury, except maybe...
'It's a Wonderful Day for St. John's'
Opal Long craned her neck at morning service last Sunday and realized her church was nearly half full."It's a wonderful day for St. John's, just a beautiful day," said the Lemay woman. It's been 15 years since she saw so many worshipers at St. John's...
`It's Going to Be Red and Wild'
The Trans World Dome holds its coming-out party as a national sports venue today.And thanks to the University of Nebraska, it should be quite a blast. The Big 12 Conference football championship pits the rabidly supported Cornhuskers against the University...
Keenan Passing Buck for His Blunders
BERNIE BITSKicking without a tee . . .* Mike Keenan can bench Brett Hull all he wants, but that won't camouflage Keenan's continuing failure as Blues' coach/general manager. * Big credibility/gut check for the Rams on Sunday in Chicago. The Bears (5-8)...
Keenan Shows Hull Who's Boss by Stroke of Pen
* The Blues' coach refuses to spell out why the move benefits the team.After taking the blame for back-to-back shutout losses, Brett Hull found himself in an unfamiliar spot Friday night - in the press box.General manager and coach Mike Keenan scratched...
Keeping the Balls in the Air Oakes Juggles Mshsaa, National Jobs
The comfortable fit that has developed between Becky Oakes and the Missouri State High School Activities Association is a product of a life spent preparing for this phase of her career.Since deciding as a fourth-grader in Rolla that she wanted to be...
`Kind of Wild' Markets Choke on Greenspan's Words
Stock markets worldwide plunged Friday in a chain-reaction sell-off after the world's most powerful banker uttered a few choice words suggesting U.S. stock prices are too high.Wall Street reacted swiftly, with the Dow Jones industrial average losing...
Knicks End Heat's Winning Streak at Nine Games
The New York Knicks, eager to avenge a blowout loss at home against Miami earlier this week, snapped the Heat's franchise-record winning streak at nine games with a 103-85 victory Friday night.The Knicks trimmed the Heat's lead in the Atlantic Division...
Lafayette Beats Howell to Win Tournament
Scott Brewster, Terry Laney and Brian Hobbs combined for 35 points to lead Lafayette to a 56-49 victory at home over Francis Howell in the championship game of the Jason Struble Invitational Friday night.The event is named for a former Lafayette player...
Legislator Quits; Now Major Has Minority
Quarrel over funding for a local hospital costs prime minister his one-vote control.Prime Minister John Major lost his one-vote majority in Parliament on Friday when a legislator quit the party caucus over funding for a local hospital.The opposition...
Legs Are Reveling in the Latest Looks
AN EASY, inexpensive way to update a wardrobe is as close as the hosiery counter this fall. Colorful or patterned tights, cabled cotton socks and silky sheers in unexpected colors can be just what you need to perk up last year's staples or lend a finishing...
Little Film Touches on Serious Cultural Clash in Upstate New York
"DADETOWN"No MPAA rating, strong language.Running time: 1:33. ABOUT 10 minutes into this unique movie, I decided I could barely wait for it to end. An hour later, I wanted it to keep going all evening. "Dadetown" appears to be a documentary about life...
Local Briefs
MISSOURIBJC HEALTH SYSTEMEmployees To Get Hepatitis A Vaccination BJC Health System announced it will vaccinate all 1,000 of its food-service and day-care employees against hepatitis A in the next few weeks. Though BJC stressed that none of these workers...
Local Briefs
MISSOURIBJC Health System1,000 Employees To Get Hepatitis A Vaccination BJC Health System announced it will vaccinate all 1,000 of its food-service and day-care employees against hepatitis A in the next few weeks. Though BJC stressed that none of these...
Making Your Furniture Do Tricks
SANTA ISN'T THE only one coming to your house this holiday season. Chances are Aunt Ellen, Uncle Gary and their kids will arrive, bags in hand. Then there are all the friends and neighbors who will drop by for brunch, dinner or cocktails.Having the people...
Mall Walkin' and Every Indoor Center Has Regulars
ORIGINALLY, MALLS WERE the ultimate in shopping for suburban families.Then teens flocked in, making malls the hip spot to hang out.Now it's baby boomers and those who are a little older who are streaming through the doors, pursuing that popular form...
Malone Scores 34 as Jazz Extend Win Streak to 13
Karl Malone scored 34 points, Jeff Hornacek had 23 and the Utah Jazz extended their winning streak to 13 games by coming back in the second half to defeat the Minnesota Timberwolves 106-95 Friday night.Tom Gugliotta scored 28 points and Stephon Marbury...
Mexican Reporter, Family Are Slain
All five were found with gunshot wounds to the head, including a teenager and two children aged 9 and 8 years old.Police investigating an abandoned red Mustang forced their way into the home of the crusading journalist who owned it and found him, his...
Money Can't Buy Happiness for Everyone in Subdivision
IF YOU ASK Renee Holmes-Jackson, Jim Sansone is the Grinch who stole Christmas.If you ask Edward Holt, Sansone is the next best thing to Santa Claus.Evidently, the spirit of the season is in the heart - and wallet - of the beholder. Jim Sansone is vice-president...
Morning Briefing
EU Talks Of Ban On All U.S. CornThe European Union Commission said Friday it warned its 15 member nations against importing genetically modified U.S. corn and raised the possibility of a ban on all U.S. corn imports.EU spokesman Peter Jorgensen said...
Mother, Daughter Compromise on Style
EXPERTS TELL US that independence in our children is a good thing. But when it comes to the hassles we go through when a child has his or her own ideas of a hairstyle or acceptable outfit, it's sometimes tough to endorse that expert thinking.Just ask...
Must Reads and You Have All Winter to Do Your Homework
'YA SAY THE tulip bed you planted two years ago came up looking scraggly last spring and your blue hydrangea had nary a blossom over the summer and that big boxwood at the corner of the yard looks as if someone hit it with a blow torch. . . . Is that...
Mystery Noise Shakes Houses, Rattles Windows in Area
People throughout the St. Louis area called police, but authorities could not pinpoint the source of the loud noise.The source of a loud boom Friday afternoon that rattled windows and worried scores of people throughout the St. Louis area remained a...
Netanyahu's Bold Policy: Expect More from Palestinians
The Dec. 4 editorial, "Bluster In The West Bank," criticized Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for his policies, which the editorial said would undermine the so-called peace process. Once again, the Post-Dispatch's anti-Israel bias has reared...
News in the Piffle Category
HERE'S how this journalism thing works - or at least here's how it worked in this case.Step 1: The New York Daily News prints an item saying it has been bruited about that Pete Townsend of the Who got singer Roger Daltrey to rejoin the band and tour...
New Teen Dream Hits Music Scene in Japan-She's Totally Unreal
Promoters have taken the next step, crafting a whole cyber-girl and cashing in on the booming computer market.Japan's newest pop star never gets sick, never bickers over money, never gains weight, never snubs her fans. She can't.DK-96 is virtual teen-age...
No Heisman Jinx for Last 2 Winners
Eddie George ran wild in college and won the Heisman Trophy. He's doing just as well in the pros and might be headed for rookie-of-the-year honors.What Heisman Jinx?Rashaan Salaam had a 1,000-yard rushing season a year ago after winning the 1995 Heisman....
Out of the Way: It's Rodman's World
Here's Dennis Rodman, kissing Kelsey Grammer on the lips. There's Rodman, playing Jean-Claude Van Damme's ballistic big-screen buddy.Here's Rodman, appearing in a Victoria's Secret ad campaign so risque that U.S. television networks won't air it. And...
Pagnozzi Re-Enlists for Two More Years
* The veteran catcher turns down a bigger contract with the Chicago White Sox.Tom Pagnozzi and the Cardinals agreed Friday to a $4.6 million, two-year contract after the 34-year-old catcher rejected a deal with the White Sox that he said could have been...
Pagnozzi Re-Enlists for Two More Years
* The veteran catcher turns down a bigger contract with the Chicago White Sox.Tom Pagnozzi didn't it take personally that the Cardinals had courted free-agent catcher Terry Steinbach as much as they had curried Pagnozzi's favor."They made me feel like...
Panthers Come Back Again
Trailing the Islanders, the Panthers scored four straight times to pull out a 4-2 victory.The Florida Panthers are one of the best teams in the National Hockey League at protecting leads. Now they're showing they can make comebacks, too.Trailing the...
Panthers on the Prowl
* If Carolina can beat San Francisco, the NFC West title and a postseason home game or two will be within Carolina's youthful grasp.By the time darkness falls over this great nation Sunday evening, the road to Super Bowl XXXI could go through Interstate...
Parity Reigns - in the Nhl Teams Copy Florida Defense
The Pittsburgh Penguins and New York Rangers are looking a little ragged this season. The Ottawa Senators are actually looking respectable.Dallas and Hartford, both left out of the playoffs last season, are flirting with their division leads. And the...
Pearl Harbor in Perspective
Today is the 55th anniversary of Japan's surprise attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor. More than 2,000 Americans lost their lives in one of the nation's greatest military defeats - an unforgettable personal tragedy for many families.But Dec....
People
SYLVESTER STALLONE swears that as he waited tensely during his infant daughter's heart operation, he found his sensitive side. The upshot, he says: no more roles as "overblown super-action heroes.""Call me a foxhole convert," says Stallone, "but I said...
People & Events
TODAYFirst Saturday: Extended zazen and kinhin meditation period, 6:30 to 10:30 a.m., followed immediately by monthly cleaning day period and then a vegetarian potluck supper at 6 p.m.; Missouri Zen Center, 220 Spring Avenue, Webster Groves.SUNDAY "Hanging...
Picking Clothes That Flatter
WOMEN - especially plus-size women - should approach buying clothes the same way they would go about buying a car or a house, says Suzan Nanfeldt: with a strategy in mind and some tools in hand."This is the third most expensive investment she'll ever...
Police Contend `Horrible' Noise Came from Metal Plant
But officials at Chemetco Inc. say the loud boom that shook houses did not originate at their facility in Hartford.Illinois State police pointed to a plant near Hartford in Madison County as the source of a loud boom that rattled windows and worried...
Police/courts
The following were reported to police departments in the region or involved action in one of the area's courts:ARRESTSJefferson County: Three 17-year-old youths were charged Friday with first-degree robbery after an investigation by the Jefferson County...
Police/courts
The following were reported to police departments in the region or involved action in one of the area's courts:ARRESTSJefferson County: Three 17-year-olds were charged Friday with first-degree robbery after an investigation by the Jefferson County Sheriff's...
Raiders' Williams Knows Chief Plan
Harvey Williams has been on both sides of the bitter Chiefs-Raiders rivalry that will be renewed Monday night.The tailback experienced three years of Kansas City coach Marty Schottenheimer screaming and crying as he psyched up his Chiefs for a team he...
Resolution Forces City Officials to Turn over Phone Records Aldermen OK Measure a Day after Out-of-Court Settlement
The St. Louis Board of Aldermen on Friday passed a resolution to force the mayor and comptroller to turn over the bills of cellular phones used by city officials.The board took the action a day after the city reached an out-of-court settlement to supply...
Robert Schoonmaker; Was Southwestern Bell Executive, Standout Athlete
Robert "Bob" Schoonmaker, a retired executive at Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. and former standout athlete at the University of Missouri at Columbia, died Thursday (Dec. 5, 1996) of cancer at St. John's Mercy Skilled Nursing Center in Creve Coeur....
Scam Artists Prowl Hospital Corridors `This Has Happened Quite a Bit'
In one case, a father gave a man change for a $50 bill, but the man never returned with the money.As if they didn't have enough to worry about, family members of hospital patients have a new problem - scam artists.Hospital security officers say crooks...
Search Is on for Cocaine Dealer Who Fled Court
Ronald E. Goforth went to lunch during his trial and never returned. He was convicted later for a Granite City drug seizure.A national manhunt is on for Ronald E. Goforth, a convicted cocaine dealer who went to lunch during his trial in Madison County...
Second Inauguration a Less Splashy Affair
Bill Clinton rolled into the capital for his carnival-like first inauguration in a bus caravan saluted by a military flyover. Sobered by four years in office, the president is toning down next month's inaugural celebration.Alongside the traditional marching...
Second Inauguration Will Be Less Splashy
Less Hollywood glitz and an unlikely dose of earnest intellectualizing will be the formula for Bill Clinton's second inauguration next month.The last time, Clinton rolled into Washington like a conquering hero at the head of a 15-bus motorcade, rolling...
Seeing the Light Group, Official May Save Cottage of Area Blind Man
The man got a letter saying he had to bring his house up to code or face a fine and jail time. Now, Christmas in April hopes to help out.The bureaucrats who run St. Louis County's housing code program are finally seeing eye to eye with 71-year-old Joseph...
Sens. Kassebaum, Baker to Marry Today in Washington
Friends say marriage is a perfect match for politicians who began as colleagues, then became friends during nearly two decades.The world seldom finds beloved politicians like Sen. Nancy Kassebaum and former Sen. Howard Baker. It's even rarer when they...
Serbian Opposition to Keep Pressure on Milosevic
Their party wants election results restored in Serbia's first-, second- and third-largest cities.Opposition leaders vowed Friday to keep up the pressure on Slobodan Milosevic until the Serbian president permits winners of municipal elections to take...
Services Here to Mark 55th Anniversary of Attack on Pearl Harbor
Two groups of World War II veterans will hold services here today, the 55th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. That attack put the United States into World War II.The local chapter of the Pearl Harbor Survivors Association will cont...
Sew Up Last-Minute Robes as Gifts
Dear Readers: I know it's the last minute, but I'm going to suggest robes for the family made out of Polarfleece. They are easy to make and so much fun to wear.You can make one of these robes in an evening, using your serger.The seams don't need finishing...
Shoplifting Sting Nabs Prosperous Family of 4
They had a convicted thief steal the items from a nearby department store, authorities said.A wealthy family allegedly used a personal shoplifter to acquire some of life's finer things - Baccarat crystal and Armani suits - until their thief turned informer.The...
Silver Tray, Woman Reunite Baptists, Jews
The message of sharing worship space was delivered this September to Lee Groves on a silver tray.In an antiques store in Tulsa, Okla., she found a silver plate tray that she thought would be good for serving turkey with style. She saw the date - June...
Skip All-White Gown for Second Wedding
Q: I'm getting married for the second time. What's an appropriate outfit?A: We hope you got to wear a white bridal gown, veil and carry a large bouquet the first time you walked down the aisle because many retailers and etiquette pros consider the traditional...
Some Recipes to Make Us All Jolly Fat Men
FOR MOST FOLKS, the holiday season starts at Thanksgiving and extends through New Year's Day. And then you diet - right up to the Super Bowl parties.Others are a little more festive and start the holiday season at Halloween. After all, the stores have...
Spirited Story: '90S Take on `It's a Wonderful Life'
THERE'S not a sugarplum or a jolly elf in sight, but "Make a Joyful Noise" brings a lot of holiday spirit to the Unity Theatre Ensemble stage. The vibrant show, a new gospel musical with script and lyrics by Ralph Greene and music by John Selders, concentrates...
Spoonhour Faces Longtime Disciple Sundvold Tonight
Charlie Spoonhour would prefer that his St. Louis University basketball squad play a team other than Missouri-Kansas City tonight at Kiel Center.It's not because he fears the Kangaroos are too good for his Billikens, although UMKC has had a couple of...
Sports Shorts
Johnson, Devers Win Jesse Owens AwardsMichael Johnson, who this summer became the first man to win both the 200 and 400 meters at an Olympics, set another record Friday without even lacing up his gold shoes.Johnson and Gail Devers, who successfully defended...
Sports Shorts
Johnson, Devers Win Jesse Owens Awards Michael Johnson, who this summer became the first man to win both the 200 and 400 meters at an Olympics, set another record Friday without even lacing up his gold shoes.Johnson and Gail Devers, who successfully...
Start the Night before for These Pecan Rolls
BREAD IS THE "staff of life."But more than that, it is the mainstay of just about every diet in just about every culture of the world.And it is a welcome addition to any meal, whether it be breakfast, lunch or dinner. Most impressive of all, it has been...
Supreme Court Logs on to Internet Issue
Justices will hear case challenging the Communications Decency Act, Congress's first foray into Cyberspace.The Supreme Court confronted the computer age Friday by agreeing to hear a case on whether the government can restrict speech on the Internet.The...