Headlines from the Past – Kane Republican from Week of Sept 2, 1941

Staff Writer

Mt. Jewett Board to Furnish 21 Draftees September 24
Governor Arthur H James today announced that the Mt Jewett Draft Board will furnish 21 men to help fill a U.S. Army requisition for 15,158, who will report to army examination stations for final physical examinations.

Japs “Deathly Afraid” of U.S. Fleet Says Marine Air Officer
A Minnesota congressman, just returned from six weeks of sea duty as a marine corps reserve air officer declared today that Japan was “deathly afraid” of the United States fleet when it was in the Pacific…
Further, he said he believed that the western hemisphere “is in no danger from Japanese aggression.”

East Kane Wins First Game of Hilltop Series 8-2, Grolemund Fans 17 and Silk Sox Lose Series Game
John Grolemund’s superb pitching feat of fanning 17 men in nine innings gave East Kane the first game of the three-game championship series to decide the Hilltop league title as they defeated the Silk Sox yesterday afternoon 8 to 2.
Grolemund was in top form and his fast ball whizzed past the Sox, leaving them dismayed and surprised.

Re-Elect Officers of the Kane Health Club
W. H. Zearfoss, of Lewisburg, was re-elected president of the Kane Health Club yesterday afternoon at the third business meeting the group has held this year. Mrs. Rena Y. Skiles, of Baltimore, Md, was re-elected secretary; Mrs. Jessie Donnell of Tarentum, was re-elected vice-president and Robert W. Paul of Shamokin, was re-elected treasurer.

Kane School Enrollment Is Down 102, High School Loses 88 Students At Start, 1,173 Register on First Day
School officials pointed out that this year’s listing was subject to changes that normally occur in the first week of school. Students often have difficulty in finding their home rooms on opening day and wander, completely unrecorded, until they are shepherded into their proper location.