Headlines from the Past

Staff Writer

Kane Republican Headlines of the Past- Week of May 12, 1932
Police Head Has Clue in Lindy Kidnapping
Superintendent of Police Michael H. Crowley today transmitted to the state police of New Jersey the name of a man he said either actually kidnapped baby Charles A. Lindberg Jr., or collected the $50,000 ransom in the unsuccessful negotiation for his return.

President Orders All Federal Agencies to Work on Lindy Case
Greatest Manhunt in American History is Launched by Police
With President Hoover an active participant, the nation’s forces of law and order combined today in a sweeping search for the brutal murderers of Col. Charles A. Lindbergh’s infant son.

400 At Cooking School Yesterday
The Kane Republican cooking school closed its third and final day at the Y.M.C.A. yesterday afternoon as nearly four hundred enthusiastic ladies crowded their way into the auditorium to listen to Miss Josephine Hoffarth, home economics expert.

Inter-Church Soft Ball Season Opens Monday Evening
With the American Legion Community band leading the way, and all players of the loop taking part, a parade to Kane field on North Fraley street, from the business section, will feature the opening of the inter-Church mushball season Monday night.

Dynamite Found Under Hood Of Woman’s Auto
Broken Wire Foils Attempt at Murder
Wires Attached To Spark Plugs
Police today were investigating an alleged attempt to murder Mrs. Emma Johnson, 40, of West Wind road, who found a quanity of dynamite under the hood of her automobile when she proceeded to correct engine trouble late yesterday.