Headlines from the Past

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Kane Republican Headlines from the Past – The Week of July 6, 1928
Lundstrom Holds Sheffield To 5 Hits at Jo Jo Win 5-3
Masterful pitching by “Lefty” Lundstrom kept the powerful Jo Jo ball club on the victory path yesterday afternoon at Sheffield when the Kane sluggers defeated the Sheffield Bull Dogs 5 to 3. Lundstrom held the hard hitting Warren County nine to five scattered hits while his teammates sent the sphere on 11 safe rides.

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Police were active over the weekend resulting in numerous arrests on charges of drunkenness. Three men were given hearings this morning and the usual fines were imposed. One “knight of the road” was given an hour in which to leave Kane.

YMCA Attempts To Teach All Kane Boys The Swimming Art
Stressing the value of being able to swim, the local Y.M.C.A. is undertaking this week the task of teaching every body in Kane between the ages of 11 and 18 years to swim. Special instruction is being given to the boys, whether members of the “Y” or not.

Movie Season Club Campaign Started At The Temple
The Temple Theatre company has announced a greater movie season club campaign in which prizes to the value of $1,000 will be given away.

Fraley Street Is Scene Of Attack On Local Mortician
O.G. Brown, local mortician, indicated today that he would make information against Ralph Sayers, 211 Haines street, on charges of assault and battery as a result of an alleged attack on the latter made on him in front of his undertaking parlors on Fraley street last night.
It is believed the attack came as a result of the exhuming of the body of Sayers daughter, Mildred, who died as a result of an illegal operation performed by Dr. Elmer Jones, of Jamestown, N.Y., who is now serving a sentence for the crime. Mr. Brown was ordered to exhume the body.

Missing Girl Case Baffles Elk Officials
“Kidnapped” Girl Is Found In Hazelhurst Today
Hiked 20 Miles Through Night
Glenn Hazel, a small village a few miles from Wilcox, is attempting to piece together one of its strangest mysteries following the discovery of 15 year old Hilda McDonald, in Hazelhurst today after the girl had been reported kidnapped from her home. Elk county officials were called on the case today when the girl was reported missing and she was found in Hazelhurst, about 20 miles away, where she said she had walked through the night.
At about 11 o’clock last night, a tramp attempted to enter the McDonald home, according to reports in Glenn Hazel, and the girl’s father fired two shots at him, both of which missed. After the tramp had fled and the excitement has subsided, Mrs. McDonald went to Hilda’s room to see if she was all right and found the girl missing.

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