Soldier Injured in Blast Home on Leave
Because of a freak accident caused by blasting near his army tent, Pvt. John Keener, who is stationed at Camp Hood, Tex., is home on 21day sick leave, convalescing at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Keener of Deis Lane.
Young Keener suffered a fractured left arm. below the elbow, when he was struck by falling rock from a nearby blasting site. He was removed to the Camp hospital, where he has undergone treatment for the past 21 days. [The Daily Reporter (Dover, OH) May 29, 1943 - sub by Ida Maack Recu]
New Philadelphia, Ohio, Nov. 16: Mrs. Willia Swinderman and her 13 year old son escaped death by a fraction of an inch Wednesday when shots by a hunter in the rear of their home grazed the boy’s hand and passed through Mrs. Swinderman’s hair, badly burning it. Mrs. Swinderman is suffering from nervous collapse. [New Castle News, (New Castle, Pa) Friday November 16, 1911 - NP - Sub by FOFG]