Headlines from the Past

Staff Writer

Week of November 26, 1950
Red Coat Army Arriving For Deer Season Opener
All Housing In Area Will Be Gone Shortly
Some Stores To Stay Open On Sunday To Aid Nimrods
The invasion is on – with a red coated army moving into the Hilltop area from all directions for the opening of the antlered deer season Monday morning at 7:00 o’clock. Almost all regular housing facilities, including the big Penn-Kane hotel, here had reservations exhausted weeks in advance. Housing in motels and tourist homes is rapidly dwindling. The customary SRO signs will be all over Kane by late tomorrow afternoon when the big push reaches its climax.

Two Hunters Shot In First Hour Of Season
Two hunters were wounded in the first hour of deer season here today and were reported in satisfactory condition at the Kane Community Hospital this afternoon.
Three other hunters were either admitted or treated at the Kane Summit Hospital for injuries or illness.

Two Area Deaths Are Attributed to Deer Season Start
A Kane man died from a heart attack induced by over exertion in readying for an opening of a business Sunday, while a Philly man died in a Coudersport crash on a Route 6 curve.

Kane’s Play Street Coasting Program Is Now Underway
Police Chief Bernard Rose announced this morning that play streets in each section of Kane will be barricaded this afternoon for the annual protected sled riding program. One street in each ward, Hacker Street, Kearney Street, Cherry Street and South Edgar Street, will be barricaded for play on weekdays from 4 pm to 9 pm and on Saturdays from 9 am to 4 pm.

State Unable To Meet Overdue School Payments To Kane Area
Jointure Might Have To Start Borrowing To Pay Salaries And Expenses
The financial problems of the Kane Area Joint Schools deepened today with the announcement, from Harrisburg, that the state has no money in the till to pay $131,000,000 in long overdue school payments.
Representative J Dean Polen, chairman of the state House Appropriations Committee, blamed the critical state-wide school financial situation on the refusal of Republicans, who control the Senate, to go along with Governor George M Leader’s tax programs to date.