Headlines from the Past

Staff Writer

Kane Republican Headlines from the Past – Week of June 2, 1951
Kane High School Commencement to Be Held Wednesday
Diplomas will be given 83 members of the Senior Class of Kane High School at annual commencement exercises to be held June 6 at 8 p.m. in the high school gymnasium. The graduating class of 1951is next to the smallest in the past decade, records reveal.
Larry Andersen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thorkild Andersen, graduates with top honors- and with the highest scholastic average in every subject in memory of the faculty. Andersen in science, and Pat Tigani, classical, earned both Ranking and Honor Six rankings.

Body of Korea Vet Due Monday in USA
Body of Pfc Raymond O. Anderson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Amos Anderson, of James City and first Kane area man to give his life in the Korean War, is expected to arrive at the San Francisco Port of Embarkment on or about June 4, according to word received by his parents.
Arrangements will be made for burial in Forest Lawn Cemetery beside the body of his brother, Pfc Donald R. Anderson, who was killed in action in World War II.

Futile Drive Costs Chinese 180,000 Men
Chinese Army Hasn’t Chance Says Van Fleet
Despite Losses Counties Have Enough Reserves For More Trouble
The 8th Army has killed, wounded or captured 180,000 Reds in smashing the Communist spring offensive and can “whip the Chinese army, any time, any place,” Lt. Gen. James A. Van Fleet said today.

Kane Stores To Stay Open Friday Evenings
Merchants Vote 17-7 to Close Sat. Evenings After 3-Week Survey
Kane merchants today voted better than 2 to 1 for opening their stores Friday evenings until 9 p.m. instead of the traditional Saturday evening arrangement to begin with Friday evening of this week.

Hydrogen Bomb Progress Reported
U.S. Victory in Atom War Held Certain
Atom Chief Tells of H-Bomb Progress and A-Bomb Superiority
Chairman Gordon Dean of the Atomic Energy Commission reported for the first time publicly today that the hydrogen “super bomb” is getting closer to realization.

Two Games Booked for Area Tomorrow
Ludlow Wildcats will tangle with a fast-stepping Benezette team tomorrow afternoon in Wildcat park at 3 o’clock. The Benezette team has a re-enforced outfit this year and was the first to knock off the tough Johnsonburg Elcos. Keith Vesling will pitch for the Ludlowites with W. Gallagher, Matson and Biondi on deck for the visitors.

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