Headlines from the Past

Staff Writer

Kane Republican Headlines from the Past – Week of March 4, 1956
Wolves Win District 9 Title
Thompson and Smith Sparkle as Kane Leads Almost All the Way
Coach Matt Rausch’s Kane High Wolves were in command all the way last night as they won their second straight District 9 Class A League Championship, 61-48, in a sudden-death playoff with Punxsutawney.

Heavy Rains and Melting Snow Cause Area Floods
Water cascading off the Hilltop area from melting snow, along with close to 1 ½ inches of rain in the past 48 hours, brought floods to many points north and west of Kane early today.

President Denies That Anyone Has Suggested That He Dump Nixon
President Eisenhower said today that is up to Vice President Richard M Nixon to chart his own political future.
Mr. Eisenhower told his news conference that he has no criticism of Nixon as a man, an associate, or a running mate on the Republican ticket. But he said he has not presumed to tell Nixon what he should do about the campaign this year.

City of Warren Almost Isolated
Two Feet of Water in Warren Hospital As Flood Danger Grows
Warren, Pa, an industrial city of 15,000 persons, just south of the NY state border, was almost isolated by rising waters in the Allegheny River watershed.

Wolves Nip Oliver 60-58
Wolves Capture First Class A Playoff Win In Kane High’s History
Floor leader Tom Thompson ignored a screaming, foot-stomping crowd last night to fire in two quick free throws and a jump shot from the corner and gave the Kane High Wolves a thrilling 60-58 playoff victory over Pittsburgh’s Oliver High.
Kane fans simply went wild -young and old alike- when the buzzer sounded to end the game in the “neutral” DuBois High gym. It was the first time Kane had ever won an interdistrict Class A playoff game.

Kane High Students X-Rayed Yesterday
The annual spring visit of the Powers mobile x-ray unit to Kane Area Joint High school took place yesterday afternoon with 286 pupils and 23 members of the faculty receiving chest x-rays. The arrangement was sponsored by the McKean County Tuberculosis and Health society.