Headlines from the Past

Staff Writer

Kane Republican Headlines from the Past- Week of August 18, 1968

Lightning Kills 2 Men, Third Man Is Burned At Jo Jo
Two Bradford men died and a Tulsa, Okla., truck operator was rushed to Kane Community Hospital with burns received when lightning struck the boom of a truck unloading pipe at the South Penn lease at Jo Jo about two miles southwest of Kane at 12:30 p.m. today.

Art Objects Valued At Over $1 Million Stolen At Bradford
A police chief said burglars “just opened a kitchen window and walked right on in” to steal 16 art objects valued by the owner at $1,394,000.
Stolen were paintings by such renowned artists as Picasso, Cezanne, Datour, Degas, Goya and Modigliani and two cast bronze pieces by Rodin.
They were part of a collection of about 1,000 art pieces collected by Dr. T. Edward Hanley over 45 years.

Navy Ship “Kane” on Scientific Mission for U.S. Naval Department
This summer scientists on board the USNS Kane (T-AGS 27) hope to be able to unravel “the history of the ocean floor.”

$1.6 Million Stolen Art Treasures Recovered Near Kane
Police Chief Earl Bridge of Foster Township confirmed to this office this morning that a “rural area near Kane” was the site where art treasures stolen from the private art collection of Dr. T. Edward Hanley at his home in Foster Township on August 21 were recovered. He said, “We do not want to reveal the point where the art collection items were recovered until we have gone over the area more completely without it being trampled by inquisitive persons. We are breathing hard on the trail of persons or the person responsible for the theft but no arrests have been made at this time.

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