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Where Survivors Can Be Found -- Gossip From the Capital

 

Washington World Herald Bureau

Room 23, Post Building

Washington, D. C., December 12

 

 

 

In looking up a pension case Representative Mercer made a discovery of interest to many old Nebraska soldiers, being the present whereabouts of a number of men who served in company D, First Nebraska Cavalry.

 

The list is as follows:

 

Captain John C. Potts, Kingman, Arizona

 

Sergeant George H. Ellis, Watkins, New York

 

Corporal Josiah A. Burson, Seymour, Indiana

 

Privates Walter J. Hardin, Fort Worth, Texas

 

Private Georg Abenathy, Elk Creek, Nebraska

 

Private Richard Birt, Los Angeles, California

 

John Stevens, Lynn Massachusetts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Editor Rosewater and Senator Thurston and wife were guests at a dinner given at the residence of Edward Snyder of Omaha a few days ago.

 

Congressman Mercer is talked of as the chairman for the committee on public buildings and grounds.

 

The Omaha member today introduced a bill for the recognition of telegraph operators as belligerents in the war of

the rebellion and for honorable mention.

 

New postmasters appointed in Iowa at Armour, Pottawattamie County:

 

F. B. Chambers

Vice Thomas Flood, retired

 

At Glendon, Guthrie County, Marion Boots, vice Charles Harkins, retired.

 

At Richland, Keokuk County, Martin Starr, vice George Herman, removed.

 

 

Ex-Senator Paddock had a conference with Secretary Smith today in reference to extending the time of payment for the Otoe and Missouri Lands in Southern Nebraska, and also relative to the rebate to be allowed purchasers of these lands.  Nothing definite was agreed upon, however, and another conference will be held soon.

 

Post Offices have been established and postmasters appointed as follows:

 

In Nebraska -- At Omega, McPherson County, William E. Wisner

 

In Iowa -- At Lathrop, Warren County, John L. Legett

 

 

Leave of absence for two months, with permission to apply for an extension is granted Lieutenant John H. Parker,

Thirteenth Infantry

 

 

Fred F. Schrader

 

 

 

Omaha World Herald - December 13, 1895

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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