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 - . Second Lieutenant Frank . J3. Bam- fprd, of...
. Second Lieutenant Frank . J3. Bam- fprd, of the Fifth Ift'firtttrys to- Mrs. •/M«C Q'aBrlen, Widow of the late. Lieut. Michael J. O'Brien,, of the. s am e regiment. The scandal occurred at son, Go,, ear.ly iii 1897, Lieut. Bam•ford, while engaged , to yinarry Miss Xlna Ro'meyn; daughter Pf Capt: Henry Romcyu, of the Fifth Infantry, paid such marked attejntlpn to Mrs. O'Brien- that the betrothal was summarily 'broken byyCapt Romeyn. This, of course, led'to a great deal of comment, ijnd' LlpUt. O'Brien, meeting Capt. Ro- mej'n-'on the parade ground, accused, him of circulating, scandalous stories 'about Mrs.-O'Brien. Onpr. Romeyu's reply was a sharp slap In the face. Lieut. p|Brien placed the matter before bis superior olflcers, and Capt Romeyn was court-martialed and sentenced to dismissal from the army, but the sentehce Was reduced toVa reprl- -maiidr--He- la-now on the retired list. Lieut. .O'Brien died spnlj-months ago hi Florida, During the Chlnese-Japa- .nese war he was sent by the United States'Government to take observations. Capt. Romeyn has a reputation

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  1. Marshall Expounder,
  2. 15 Dec 1899, Fri,
  3. Page 6

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