Headlines from the Past

Staff Writer

Headlines from the Past- Kane Republican, Week of October 1, 1975
State Officials Considering Increase in Cigarette and Coal Taxes
A nickel increase in the state’s 18 cent per pack tax and a $1 per ton tax on bituminous coal are two of the ideas floated Tuesday to give the state new revenues to balance its still incomplete budget. The two taxes would generate an extra $133 million per year, according to its supporters.

Ludlow Groundbreaking
First earth was turned yesterday afternoon for the new motel-type facility expansion of the Olmstead Manor at Ludlow.

Claim Patricia Hearst Had Role in Fatal Robbery
Patricia Hearst has been identified as the woman who rented a garage for a getaway car used by bank robbers who killed a woman customer during a holdup.

Six Candidates for 1975 Homecoming Queen
The six senior girls nominated for the Kane High Homecoming Court posed for a recent photo. The six girls nominated for the honor are Colleen Bires, Sue Kearney, Judy Sluga, Margie Bradley, Penny Proashas and Chris Espin. The winner will be crowned during halftime of Saturday afternoon’s game.

Kane Still Undefeated in Junior High Football
The Kane junior high football team kept its hopes alive for an undefeated season by defeating Johnsonburg 18-6 yesterday afternoon.