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1945: Burney arrives home on medical furlough

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June 14, 1945

HARTINGTON — Selective Service has called dozens of Cedar County men for induction into military service.

Ludevig Nedergaard, secretary of the County Selective Service Board, announced that 35 Cedar County men have been called to report for duty.

The following men have been called for final induction next Wednesday: Cecil Andresen, Virgil Bayne, Wil

Cecil Andresen, Virgil Bayne, William Dreesen, Murton Hyde, Roy M. Marshall, Gilbert D. Marsh, William E. Hash, Earl J. Schulte, Howard J. Glasser, Dallas E. Olsen, Donald W. Olsen, all of Hartington; Robert L. Anderson, Newcastle; Nile N. Gobel, Crofton, Albin J. Schieffer, Roman H. Schroeder, Edwin T. Filips, Floyd H. Kollars, Melvin A. Ausdemore, all of Crofton; Edward R. Rosenbach, McClean; Marvin E. Hasel horst, James J. Clabaugh, Gerard F. Bermel, all of Randolph; Gerald Schulte, Arthur Kleinberg, Wayne E. Koch, all of Wynot; Myron E. Frerichs, Melvin L. Rathgeber, Hyle L. Miller, Robert Havekost, all of Coleridge; Floyd N. Wiebelhaus, Rudolph A. Willenbring, all of Fordyce.Vincent E. Hirschman, Laurel.

June 14, 1945

HARTINGTON — Wayne E. Sch meckpeper and Glen E. Morten, Hartington men who were recently inducted into the Navy, are receiving their initial indocrination at the Naval Training Center at Great Lakes, Ill.

June 14, 1945

HARTINGTON — Mrs. Elmer Leapley has received word that her husband has been transferred from Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., to Camp Hood, Texas.

June 14, 1945

HARTINGTON — Lt. Keith Burney, son of Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Burney, arrived home Saturday from the army hospital at Brigham City, Utah to spend a 90-day convalescent leave here.

A bomber pilot stationed in Italy, Lt. Burney was wounded by flak in a flight over enemy territory.

He was hospitalized in Italy from Feb. 28 until recently when he was returned to the United States for further treatment.

June 14, 1945

HARTINGTON — Bernard Constable, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Constable of Shallar, Iowa, former Hartington residents, has been promoted to Petty Officer First Class. He is stationed in Saipan.

June 14, 1945

HARTINGTON — Cpl. Max Goetz arrived last week from Boca Raton, Fla., to spend a 15-day furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Goetz.

An airborne radar specialist, Cpl. Goetz will report for duty in Missouri.