Headlines From the Past

Staff Writer

Kane Republican Headlines From the Past – Week of July 28, 1946
Jewett Homecoming Has 5,000 Attending Opening Session
Mt. Jewett held a lusty opening to its big Home Coming celebration yesterday with close to 5,000 persons witnessing an air show program, which began at noon and extended into the evening. Forty planes participated in the events.

4 Day Homecoming Starts Sept 1
Committee To Solicit $6,000
Memorial Services, Parade, Fireworks, Picnic, Athletic Events Planned
Committee chairmen for the Kane Homecoming celebration, scheduled here for September 1 and concluding September 4, agreed unanimously last evening at a meeting in the Y.M.C.A. to attempt to raise a fund of $6,000 and sponsor the best four-day celebration possible for the veterans of World War II of Kane and vicinity.

Population of Kane Rising
School Census Shows 42 More Students Than Last Year;
3 Teachers Resign
Completion of the 1946 school census indicates a larger attendance in the Kane Public and Parochial schools than last year, it was discussed at last night’s regular meeting of the Kane Board of Education, held in the High school building.

Coach Montgomery Issues Grid Call For KHS Aspirants
First call for Kane High school football candidates was issued today with announcement that all aspirants for the 1946 edition of the Wolves will meet at 9 o’clock Monday morning, August 19, at the H.S. building for physical examinations and a possible morning walkout.

Byham Signs Pro Contract
Becomes Property of Springfield, Ill., Class D Team, N.Y. Giant Farm
William (Buck) Byham, 17 year-old pitcher for the Kane Moose, has signed a contract with Springfield, Ill., Class D farm club of the New York Giants and plans to report for Spring training with the club in April next year.

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