Headlines from the Past

Staff Writer

Kane Republican Headlines of the Past – Week of December 17, 1944
Battle Raging In Belgium

Yanks Capture Enemy Leyte Headquarters

Tokyo Blasted By B-29s Before Dawn

County Million And A Half Dollars Over Top In Bond Drive
A heavy last minute surge of bond buying during the final three days of the past week sent the McKean County totals to unexpected high levels, and put the county over its $3,700,000 treasury quota by nearly a million and a half dollars.

Pvt James H Gillis Is Killed In Action
Pvt James H Gillis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank H Gillis of West Pine avenue, was killed in action in Germany, November 23, it was announced today in a telegram from the Adjutant General’s office of the United States War Department.
Death in action of the 20 year old infantryman makes a total of 33 men from Kane to give their lives in the present conflict.

Annual ‘Kids’ Party at Theatre Saturday
Three local fraternal organizations, the Fraternal Order of Eagles, the B.P.O. Elks and the Kane Moose Lodge, today completed plans for the annual “Kid Christmas Party” in which they will be hosts to more than 1,000 youngsters at a theatre party Saturday afternoon.

There’s Money In It
Each player of the Green Bay Packers, who won the National Football League championship Sunday, will receive $1,478.68, revised figures showed. Each member of the losing Giants will receive a check for $830.78.

Wolves Trounce Jewett 42-19
Baumann High Man As Kane Takes Lead And Never In Danger
Kane High School’s basketball team set the pace at the beginning of their game last night with Mt Jewett High and never lost momentum as they steamed through to a 42-19 victory at Mt Jewett.

26 Below Zero Official Here at 8 O’Clock
Record Cold Spell Hits Entire State – Rises to Eight Above At Noon