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THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE. ,1 i: ti it , i I I i W ' w: h s ( US is rt& i 1 1 iS fl . v a ' rl ...... Of service. doduelliigull United Slfitoa bounty already reeoived. QtOVVC013OHUCHt0 (&01UUIU Wo 1,C,P "a present Congress will MSri tho tiquultoutlon JJill. T 1 AV.lv tl.. 11 AVSviT.i.K. Onm. 1st. Tbnsn who nnllatml Kultsc Mrg. M. A. Q Los anohuos, qAiJruhNiAThopenafen anuii. cd to, an disabled sold lor during his Jlta-Urne cannot, To in oranSod after Ills death. If you lmvo drawn $8 ft month pension from tho date of your huwbund'a donlh, mid.huvo no ohlldren by the soldier who arc under alx;oon (16) year of ago, you reooivo tlio full Amount allowed y ww P. V. O.. IlAT.l.OOK. ILLINOIS. IJ. w HtMl Wits inu my tn smmim. tUllO WU0I1, pirtCO Wlioro, una OU'P nf Vni.n xrnr binrnnscd ?-A. May 1, 1894. Private's pny inartiuory ' nttegod disability wns contracted. 3d. nnii htfiuitrv was Increased from 18 to $10 a inontlt ; corporal fi j to un attornoy for prosecuting a pons . iin i iio .mil ooriromii's from &17 TO iZ0. WO nit' muilHe 10 niod 4iimnriurMit. tn J lino 20. lNVS. W.. nmiv.ToN. Mai sic. lt V. K. It.. Haysvim.k, Onto. 1st. Thoso who enlisted subse qnont to July IS, ISfll, bcoutuo entitled only to tho Installments of bounty which bnd accrued at tlmo ol discharge, unless dls charged on account of wound r Uury (not disejio), In which event they became entitled to full bounty. It appears Unit you onllstod for ono your and received CJ?fi bounty and, not sorvlng your full torm. tho third hifdulliiiont was not, your duo. 2d. Ono commissioned oflloor or two onllstod men aro required In a ponslon olnlm to corroborate claimant's .statement as to the umsiunoos uuuor which uio Tlio foe allowed by law Ion claim Is li In cnns Ego, A. G., Into privtito in Sixth U. S. Cavalry, from March 8, 1871). Et'.oll, John, lato private Company B, Second Minnesota Infantry Volunteers, at $0 per month from March 8, 1879. Frailoy, Eliza H., widow of James M.. Frailoy, late odoru U. S. N., inoroasod to 50 per month from P com- Pobru- say mmx. was tho notuutinK motivo of tho Government in providing this Inci the loslalativo bninolt of In nav. but we pro- MM P. HltllV.TON, M At NIC Your un.so is not dourly stated, JAf1llS ll.wl.ltllMlllt'l tho Government , in ptoviuihk nun .; urw- m i, i - ;,', but wo nrosumo you received only SCO uino it wiw owlnu to ti o wpfec'1' UiUVVniiv niv ' bounty provl,lod by tho net of .Tuly US, 1S00, because discharged ecrgcant to whom you rofor eannoi. luivo rooeivad monthly pa ljy ron of u lUsnbllIty 110t ft 1v0l'nui or llM' tlrtUn lha nature in oxooss of above rate. of a wound before sowing Ihroo full years: or, if your enlist- .Tab. A.. TBituKliAtiTU. Indka Q. iy pension wnn K"ntpa , ment was for two m yoar. WO is tho nmouut of additional .Aftnrtrmoni.h from Juno M, 1S05, (data of (llsohwge) to May, , bounty provided by law for that term of enlistment. 2d. If a modoi avy 7, 1S7W. Frazoo, Mary, dopondent mother of TJionmH 13. Fwfce, lato privuto Ooinpnny A, NiuoMeth Ohio Aroluutcor, from February 7, 1S79, Oalo, ih's. "Rosa, widow of Captain Benjamin B. Gnlo, at $80 per mouth from 31 arch J3, tS79. GaHaihor, Cnthnrinu H., widow of John Qnllughor, late captain U. S. A., inoreasod to S50 -pua month from Mavuh M .1 TV m V m 11 111.11 IIIIII1 .1 J1. lUITi 1 1 iOTrJu ..J i,! n mniii ii fm.ii isiHt flfttc Am I ontttlod u any ur renra of 001181011".' a. No 3 because yon havo boon allowed from date of dWlmme. The aVwuvs of Pension law provides only sun Ivor of tlio war of 1M has died, leaving a widow who was his second wife, slip is entitled to a pension, provided she lias not ronmrriodund nor husband served full fourteen (M)days or was 8, 1879. Ill .11 II lllilllt I UI . ' - -.-- .- Uiailt4 " 111 av -.- for those whose pension did not common v e from tho unto or tlio , ju ay ongngoment with tho ononij nd honorably disoiiorgod discharge or dent h of tue soiaier. (jlilldrun or soldiers oi 1 110 war ot ihiu nave no title to pension S. iM Hii.Mono',)iiio. No law has boon oiuteted providing W. Tl. II. , Vii.KKSitnutrKNK8Yi.vAJiA. California does not elect uiombors of Uongro.ss until noxt Soptenibor. Mr. Iiuttrell introduced a number of bills and, as you omitted tostute tho pur nnrt nf thi iinrtinnbiv nno in. which von rcfor. we. urn nmUile to act of ?Iarch 3. JI80. whloli provide a dnm -or.v two (S) years glve you ln0 t),.Srcd information. anu Six months to soldiers, seamen, xo wiin wuru miJimwi . the united stato service I S., Q.UIKOY, lU.lNOlS an artificial limb or oommutntlon money therefor to soldi ors nnd anilors ovory throe (8) years Inotnid of ovpry tlye m yoore. The law remains unchanged. Perhaps you have in mind tlio I vMs, drafted for uo your; am 1 s bountv? . No: none has been provided for men drafted for one year or for their substitutes. .Tab. Mt;M., Kxox, Mainb.- noldlor who, after serving nine months, received an honorablo discharge and thou ro-enlistod ibr three years In (mother organization (enlistments Into the otornn Kesorvo Corps excepted) as a volunteer, botweon .lanuary 1, JP6S, and April l. 1HS1, Ifi, if not mustered as a veteran volunteer, uniUloil to tin "omccumstor" as such. Such must or will ontitlo the soldier to tho dill'oronco between votoran nnd recruit bounty, gditt or 202, accord- ing to datu of enlistment. (KO. J. S MONTOOMKltV, Al.A Pension to minor liildron ceaso? bv law when they severally attain the ago of sixteen years, rhey ; aro allowed until they arc twenty-ono to apply through a guardian , and draw pension up to the time, they reached the nge of slxtoon. j Failing to apply belore they are twenty-one, they forfeit all title. 13. M. S., Koeici'ORT, Inoiana.-Q. A soldier drew a pensiui I commencing in 1870 and died, leaving a widow and children. 1 Should the widow alone apply for the arrears of pension, or tthould guardian of o.lldren join with her in the application. A. Widow alone should apply. Tho children have no claim, tl. SuppOHoawIdow est ddifihes a claim to a pension for herself and one child, and do s not include in hey application two chll dren of the holdlor bv 11 former wife; can the tUep-ehlldron ot the widow recover the 2 a moiuhV A. They can, provided they were under elxteon (lfl) yetvri of ago at date ot soldiers death, and the youngest has not already attained the age of twenty, ono (21) yciu-s. if the youngest is twenty-ono, the title or both is forfeited. O. 0., IIawlky. MixxnsoTA. Q,. 1 enlisted January, IBM, and wan discharged in March,180G. Am I entitled to the additional liourty Provided by act of. July .3, 1800V-A. No: you oullbteil for.0oounlv, and tho act cited provide additional or extra bounty to those only who huvo received or are entitled to re ceive lou and no more. In regard to homestead, you should ap ply to the Commissioner of the General Land Office in tilth eit . .A. J. K Att'y at Law, Cincinnati, Oiuo.-Ohlldren of sol diers of the war of W2, or the Mexican war, or ol the various Indian wars prior to March 3, 1SV, uro not entitled to land avuv ranton account uf thu.r fathorh' service in above named wars, unless they were under twenty-one years ot age Jlareii .1, isw. Thov may, however, no matter what their age, complete it clmm nnrlina at date of death of father or mothor and receive t he war- (Itii'retl, William H lute private Company ft, Fifty -sixth Illinois Infantry YolutUtsei'S, from jSlitvch 0, 1879. Gates, Louise IT., incrqaHOd to $50 per month from Februnvy 7, 1379. Gavin, John, late of Sixteenth jSTuw York Cavalry, from March 'J, 1879. Gummill, Catharine, and her throe minor children, from March U 1879. Gooding. Andrew A., from March 8, 1879. Grossman, IToury, lato private Company F. One hundred and fifty-fourth Illinois Infantry Volunteers, from March 1, JS79. Grub bins, .John, lato private Company A, Third New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, at $8 per month from March J), JS79. llaloy, John, late" of Company G, Fiftoeuth Michigan Volunteer Infantry, from March 8, 1879. Hnllam, Hannah, widow of Michael Halliun, lato private Company F, Fourteenth West Virginia Volunteers, at $8 per month from March 1, 1879. Harris, Mary G.. widow of John Ilarris, lato command ant of the IT. S. Marino Corps, at $50 per month from March 0, 1879. Harrisou. Mrs. Sidney A ., widow of Thomas Harrison, who served in the war of 1812, at $20 per month from March 3, 1879. Ilawley, Caroline, widow of William Mawlov, lato first r, cannot be aiisworod in this issue, us decisions upon the points lieutenant U. b. A., increased from $17 to $30 per month, olvod lmvo not yet been rendered. Ollioial decisions under sivld from March 3 1879 r will be published Irom tlmo to time. ' liiggins, Andrew F., late private Fourth Independent Company of Ohio Volunteer Cavalry, from February 7, ,Sonsoniium,,,PATTKKmio, Nbw J musky .Q. How docs the , Arrears of Pension law apply to tho lollowing cnao? Pon-iotiei- ( was wounded .Inly 1, 1 SOS, and discharged in Novembor, 1S63. Has drawn a pcuslonof $10 a month from December, 1S71. Is ho , entitled to arrears from date of disability or from date or dis charge ; and what would behis rating for the Intervening time? A. ills pension cannot go back of dole of discharge, and his j rating for the intervening time will bo lixed according to tho degree of his disability tor manual hiuor from time to tlmo dur ing said period, as disclosed by the medical and non-professional testimony on file with Mie application. Tho foregoing is nine eordaneo with the construction of tho law by the Commissioner , of Pensions. N. 11. The answer to "H, 11. O." in the "Correspondents' Col umn " of t ho March number should nnvo road : " a mau who en listed bctwoon duly 22. IStn, and October '24, 1803, in a new or old organization, or betweoo .inly 22, leUl, ami ueeemoor 24, isr3, m a now organization, or but ween April 1, 1804, and July is, 1S(J4, in old or new organization, it iiiscnargcu on account ot a disease, as contradistinguished from a wound or injury in the nature of a wound, buforo two vcars' full service, Is not. entitled to any bounty from the United S'tatep.'" The error in the March number crept in through an omission ofihe printer after the "proof was read, and is greatly regret ted, as our desire Is to have everything which appoars in this column, as well as in tho entire papor. ex cathedra. Many correspondents, whose inltinls do not appear in this col umn, will find tho information they seek in replies to other corre spondents. , Many inquiries in cases arising under the now Arrears of Ponslon taw Inv law will be publi Correspondents who deire their inquiries ansM ered in this col umn should so state. List of Special Acts passed by the 45th" Congress, 2nd Session. rant II. M. S., Attouwky, Ac., San Kuasoibco, Oamvouki a. -There m bo but Id) acres ot land granted for the sorvico ot a soldier if iio sorvort in twn wars, either of which services avouUI ,. ,. ' - TT a . a-a ,. ,n, jrt. pAi,,.,. give title, and li ho olmy heir has rpelvcd a warrant for that ; ui.uuuigunoi.u, u. . xv., v .wu, M. amount, tliero is no further valid claim to land. ary , J 8 iv. Aiaskut G. D,. MoKkak, Ii.r.ioi8.-l8t. We eaunot advise you Angle, Amos, late private Company G, Seventh Indiana JnoiSScl in c1; iSnuiuul'to such oxtenC 7 laTt , Volunteer Infantry, irom March 3, l7a. Jiagiey, wiuiam 11., tare privmo uompiuiy x, jjiigni.,v eighth Pennsylvania Volunteers, from March 3, 1879. Batcheldor, Edmund R., lato private Company B, Elev enth New Hampshire Volunteers, restored to the roll examination, as to mnlce its progression clearly patent to the oxainining surgeon. You aro rated for about one-half of total fitfinbilitv 2d. An annueam, lorpuiisiuii j ti" " ; aeon or board of surgeons before whom ordered by the Pension offi If he be physically able to do so, unloss he can show some uul.l"''u.'t ':...... ..i...i, ,i...,i rti ui,f.l, v Inivt'iir !i nor- ntinmiTitri viMiuiin uT iv nil niuiiiiii iiwli huvu ..-, f-, .- . , auusiuuw.j .w.....- --rf --- -; , , ....,...1 .,! 1....1 mm ,,,i. ir,,nl, '! 1U7 sonal enemv on 1110 oonrti or mivius ii'w"i "v, 'J . .1 U JJl,uli" "' u'"" JSSSSS&&- Wrlah.nl-, Mrs. W. B , ?Ulow of .l.amos B BoWoh Progressive natiire. the Pension oftice irw4uetly declines to ;lrds, late second lieutenant Company I, Fifty-fifth U. S. orVlerufc-examinattoii until after the lapse oi 11 reasonable time 1 noov(A Troops. fr0m March 3, 1879. 1879. Hollingsworth, Benjamin, lato i)rivate Company I, First Iowa Cavalry Volunteers, restored to the rolls March 3, lOi-O Hone, Emilie K., widow of late Brevet Mnior A lexander Adams, Samuel V., late private. Company B, First New S. Hooe, Fifth U. S. Infantry, at $27 per month from De Jersey Cavalry, from March 3, 1879. comber S, 1S-47, to January 1, 1854. Allen, Mary A., widow of Geo. B. Allen, late private in Howard, Hiram, late private Company I, Second Kan Fourth Michigan Volunteer Cavalry, from-March 1, 1879. , sas State Militia, from March 3, 1879. Humes, Susan, dependent foster mother of George C. Humes, late llrsfc lieutenant Company B, Ono Hundred and Nineteenth Pennsylvania Volunteers, restored to the rolls March 3, 1870. Jackson, Jarvis, at $10 per month from March 3,41879, in lieu of $8 p6v month. Kellogg, Josiah, late private Company G, Forty-sixth from lost, examination Hknky A. P., Tl' AKKTOK.DAK.-Tho mot her'ri claim for pension has priority th tho father's; the father has no title to pension while the mothor lives. "OitvuniA-f" Euik. PA.-Only tho children of a soldier who wer?SX Seen yeaVs of age:ut the date of HI death, are enti- tied to a pension. Wm. S., Sioux City, Iowa.-TIio Equalization Bounty Bill lias not becomo a law. No law granting auditiokai. count as boon enacted since .nuy 2a, isuo. I a -n s aii-'v atLaw.St. Louis. Missouri. Under a special provision of tho law, teamsters are entitled to land warrant for . Brown, 1' ".'. .1 ... ? luio l,n .,,i-ltli nv ifi. mill tlio VJU'iouS I J-i"T"j Indian wars prior to March 3, 1855; ntoo. volunteers who served j and tyjenty with tho armed force.- but were not mustered into the service j 1 1S79. aro ontitlcd ; alao, those who voiunteoreu 10 servo uuiiiig ui invasion of Plattsburg, hut were not regularly mustered Into the service: but the classoa of persons above rolorred to are not 1 Iowa Volunteer Infantry, from March 3, 1879. Kuhlman, Johanna, widow of Anton Kuhlmau, late second lieutenant Company B, First Ohio Volunteer In fantry, from March 3, 1879. Lauman, Ann C, at $30 per month from March 3, 1879 Leibiir, William, late private Comnanv D. Eicrkth Kan, Beiiham, Elizabeth McN,, daughter of tho late General sas Volunteer Infantry, from March 3, 1879. John McNeil, U. S. A., $20 per month from March 3, Le Roy, Cornelius, late corporal Second Wisconsin Vol 1879. ' unteor Infantry, at $8 per month from March 3, 1879. Uratltortt, Sarah tl., motner 01 wuuam n. tsracuorn, late acting master's mates "U. S. N., from March 1, 1879, Rreunuu, Catharine, widow of John Brennan, lato pri vate Company B, Fifty-eighth Illinois Volunteors, from March 1, 1S79. Henry, late private Company C, One huudred third Illinois Volunteer iniautry, irom Aiarcn Nbw York. -The widow of a de- entitled to pension 13 Tl 14 liir nvilTRVII.T.K. ceased soldier can now receive a jienslon from the dato of hor 1. .,oi,, .hjd ,in..u mi tn t.iin iinto of her remarriage, without l'e- gardto dato of fllfng her application, provided, of course, that the soldier died in service or of a disability contracted lnborvico and sho has not already received same ; and also provided that tho guardian of hor children has not drawn pension to cover said period. QUO. W. T., AVlKCHKSTEH, VlROIKIA. A law WHS ill fOl'CO Until January 1, 185, to pav for horses and equipments lost in service. Claims whiclTwore not hied In the proper Department prior to that date aro now barred. An otTort was made during last Con gresB to have a law continuing the time for paying such claims enacted, but the bill did not become a law. Tho sumo bill has been introduced In tho present (4Wi) Congress and will no doubt receive favorable consideration and become a law. ou should place your claim In tho liands of a competent claim at tornoy without dolay. IlAitvuY W. IS., Ottawa, Kan. Tho widowof whom you write is ontitlcd toapenEion.provldedfahoproves that hor husband'sdeath was due to his military service and that the fatal disease was contracted whilo he was In the line of his duty as a soldier. Bkkj. K., Laur, Ii.unoib. Thoso who onllstod subsequent to July 18 1S01, aro not entitled to tho second installment of bounty unless they served ono-half of tho term for which enlisted, unless discharged by reason of a wound or injury as contradistinguished from 0 disease S. C. Van H Nkwaiuc, New Jkusby. Q. I was in hospital suffering from second amputation, and was discharged the sor vice In December, 18114, although my physical condition pre vented mo from leaving the hospital until October, 18GG, from which dato my ponslon commenced. Am 1 entitled to pension .from Doocmber, 1861, to October, 1805 '? A. Our opinion is that an error has been made In lining out your pension certificate, which should have shown you t utitlod from Decomber, W'A. You are advised to send your pension certificate to tho Pension oflloe, with request for a reissue to correct error in dato. B. W., Cave May O. II., New Jersey. Q. My mother (now deceased) drew a pension on account of the death of my brothor, but it did not commonco until nearly six yoars after his death. Am I entitled to my mother' baclc ponslon, from tho date of my urother's death up to the tlmo my mother dlod? A. No. You wore not under sixteen iltf) years of age at tho dato of your mother's death and, therefore, have no title to ponslon under any law, by reason oi sorvico and death of your brother. It. J. It., St, Or.Ain, Pkknhy'vania. Q. I enlisted InJNovem bor, 1861: received $100 bounty; ro-onliRtod Intjjo field as a vot oran in January, 1861, and received !0i bounty for votoran ser vioe. .Shall 1 receive any benotlt from tho passage of the liqual. Izatlon Bounty Bill? A, Not unless you, served over live (f) years. The Equalization Bounty Bill, proposes a bounty ol eight and one-third dollars a month ($l0oayour) for each month Browne, William R., late volunteer lieutenant command ing United States ship "Restless," from February 7, 1879. Browning, Goo. W., late orderly sergeant Company J), Infantry, from February 7, 1879. First Tennessee Volunteer Inlantry, irom March 1, iiu. Mclntyre, John, restored ro the rolls, restoration to date from March 4, 1877. McKoever, Mary F., widow of late Commodore Isaac McKeever, U. S. N., increased to 50 per month, from March 3, 1879. McNulta, John, late colonel of Ninety-fourth Illinois Volunteer Infantry, increased to $50 per month from March 3, 1879. Macdouald, Belinda, widow of Christopher 1(. Macdon- ald, lato colonel in Forty-seventh Now York Volunteer Buchanan, James, late private Company I, L hirty-lirst Ohio Volunteer Infantry, from March 1, 1879. Buck, William H. II., late of First Vermont Cavalry I Volunteers, from March 3, 1879. Bur-nett, Ward B., increased to $50 per month from March 3, 1879. Buroughs, Thomas, lato private Company G, First Ver mont Volunteer Cavalry, from March 3, 1879. Clippinger, Anna M., mothor of John R. Clippingor, Mahew, James, lato private in Twenty-third Huttory of Indiana Volunteers, from March 1, 1879. Makin, Hugh B., lute private Company A, Eighth U. S. Volunteer Infantry, from March 3, 1879. Maxwell, Maria L., widowof William 0. Alaxwoll, lute of Company D, Twelfth Ohio Volunteer Infantry, from March 3, 1879. Middleton, Richard, late captain Company M, Fiftieth Now York Engineers, from March 8, 1S79. Middough, Daniel, dependent father of Orlando F. Mid- llmois Cavalry lato private Company D, One hundred and twenty-sixth , ,i0UgUj latc private Company C, Ninth 1 Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, from March , 1879. Voluuteor;s, from March 3, 1879. L'ook, James ll., irom March 1, low. ; Miller, Abram V., late first lieutenant Company E, One Corl, Michael S., late private Company lv, Fifty-fifth hundred and oighty-fourth Pennsylvania Volunteers, from Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, rostored to the rolls ; December 10, 1878. March 3, 1879. Crabbe, Helen, daughter of late Rear-Admiral Thomas j uraooe, u. o. sx., ??w per montn irom niaron 1, 10m. Cross, Mary B., widow of Colonel Osborn Cross, U. S. A., from March 8, 1879. Daggett, James C, lato private Company E, U. S. Sig nal Service, 72 per month from March 3, 1879, Deneno, William, late private Company F, Eleventh Maine Volunteer Infantry, from February 7, 1879. Devlin, Ellen, widow of Patrick Devlin, lato of Com- L. ! ... m w 1 n An,o pany C, Sixth U. S. Infantry, Irom iuarcn 0, 10u, Morris, Lydia A., widow of John K. Morris, lato private Company A, Filth Ohio Volunteer Cavalry, from February 7, 1879. Morrison, Andrew J,, at 20 per month from February 7, 1879. Munroo, Alice B.. widow of Captain Frank Munroe, lato of Marino Corps IT. S. A from March 3, 1879. Murphy, Thomas, lato corporal Company E, Twenty first Missouri Volunteers, from March 3, 1879. Parker, Mary E., widow of Solomon M. Parker, late private Company D, becond Now Jersey Cavalry, from Dilhihuntv. Lucinda C, widow of Lowis Dillahunty, ' March , 1879. captain in war of 1812, from March l, 1879. ! Parrott, Jacob, late private Company K, Thirty-third Doty, De Forest, late private Company B, Ninth Ver-! Ohio Volunteers, increased to fosu per month Irom March mont Volunteer Infantry, from March J, ivyj. " " Dulsmoy,, Mrs. Jane, widow of William Dulaney, lato Pftwjpy, Mary E., widow of James Pauley, late privtite in U. S. Marino Corps, at $30 por month irom July inow xoric Diato voiuncoor iimiutry, worn aiarou i, ior.. colonel 4, 1808. Phillips, Georgo D., a soldier of tho war of 1812, from Dwiirht Morris, dependent father of lato Colonel A, V7. March 3, 1879. D wight, of tho Ono hundred and twenty-second Now York Potter, Frances McNeil, daughter of late Geuoral John Volunteers, from March 3. 1879. McNeil, U. S, A at $20 per month from March 3, I879,- .