Headlines from the Past

Staff Writer

Kane Republican Headlines from the Past- Week of July 21, 1922
Situation Hourly Growing Worse
Double Menace Of The Coal And Rail Strikes Keenly Felt
Transportation Curtailed; Industries Closing; Troops Moving In Many Parts of the Country; Worst Winter in Years Predicted

Believes “Chief” Halftown Will Win The Bout
Sporting Editor, Republican:
“Chief” Halftown, a Seneca Indian, who faces Bennie Brown, in the 8 round main event boxing bout to be staged at James City on next Thursday night is putting in some hard licks in his training stunts, preparing for the Brown encounter. The “Chief” is not going to let Brown get the verdict over him and spoil the many chances that he now has on hand for future fistic engagements.

Kane Soldiers Started For Gretna Camp
A Total Of 115 Men Entrained Early This Morning May See Some Actual Service
Members of Machine Gun company and members of Headquarters company, of the 112th Infantry, were a busy lot of soldiers all day yesterday. Besides getting their equipment ready to entrain for Mt. Gretna, they had the work of moving from their former location in the Cohn block to their fine, new Armory on Chestnut street, which took up their time until after 5 o’clock, last evening.

Legion Ran Away From Pennsy Team
Punk Anderson was about all there was to the game between the Legion and the Pennsy played on the Pennsy field last night. He was on the mound for the Legion and struck out seventeen men and also assisted in retiring two others, which with a total of 21 men to dispose of was a pretty fair day’s work.
Despite Punk’s good work, errors and general poor judgment back of him allowed the railroaders to score twice in the first inning. In the fifth, the railroaders found him for a few more rattling hits and counted three more.
However, the Legion team was never in danger and seemed able to accumulate two or three runs whenever fancy took them. They also ran the bases at will and Apples Holland brought these stunts to a climax when he made a clean steal of home.

Large Crowd Listened To Band Concert
Mountain City Band Played A Fine Program
Kane Now Has “Regular” Band
The Mountain City Band gave a splendid concert in Evergreen Park Saturday evening to perhaps the largest audience that ever attended a band concert in Kane. The park was crowded to the borders, with the adjacent streets lined with cars during the duration of the concert.

Will Start No. 1 Tank At American
Big Factory Will Soon Begin Running At Full Capacity
Will Employ 200 Additional Men, Making a Total of Close to 500; Prospects Good for Long, Successful Run; Other Glass News
Yesterday the fires were started under Tank No. 1 at the mammoth plant of the American Window Glass company in this city and within three weeks it is expected that the big concern will be operating to capacity and employing about 500 men.

3 Fell From Bridge On Poplar Street
3 Workmen Driving Rivets When Scaffold Gave Away
No Bones Broken; All Were Bruised
Three workmen engaged on the work of repairing the Poplar Street bridge had a lucky escape from death or serious injury about 4:30 o’clock yesterday afternoon, when the rope holding one end of a swinging platform broke and the men fell to the railroad tracks below.

Best Setters In The State Are In Kane
Brown’s Kennels the Boarding Place of Prize Winners
Are Carefully Taken Care Of