Headlines from the Past

Staff Writer

Kane Republican Headlines from the Past – Week of April 7, 1961
Fund Drive Opens for Nursing Home Planned in Kane
Formal launching of a fund effort for the new Kane Lutheran Nursing Home took place at Sunday morning services of Tabor Lutheran Church in Kane yesterday with Pastor Mallard L Nelson explaining the project and urging its support with gifts through the Kane committee.

Stackpole Recalls 86 Here in Major Industry Recovery
Kane has its ups and downs, but today a chin-lifting report of the recall of 86 employees of Stackpole Carbon Company this week was a giant stride in local industrial recovery.

Soviets Put Man Into Orbit, Return Him Safely
Moscow Claims First Astronaut Was in Air Hour and 48 Minutes
The world’s first astronaut, Yuri Gagarin, orbited the globe for more than an hour today, reported back that he was fine, and then returned safely to receive the plaudits of scientists and political leaders alike.

Laverne Johnson Hired As Junior High Principal
Laverne Johnson, a former teacher at the school and now an instructor at the University of Pittsburgh, last night was elected as the new principal of the Kane Area Joint Junior High School.

Raider Planes Attack 2 Cuban Airfields
Invasion-Jittery Cubans Order Militiamen and Soldiers to Their Posts