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*-% ! i <c i INTERIOR OF J. A. BAILEY'S OFFICE, CLERK OF COURT. was guide and scout for General Terry in liis cam paign on the Yellowstone river. Mr. Daniels is also one of the pioneers of Cooke City, having represented mineral lands in that dis trict since 1872, and from 1888 to 1894 made it his home. January 18, 1894, he was married to Mrs. Mallon, of Livingston, and in the fall of this year was appointed deputy sheriff under Sheriff Conrow. In 1894 he .was elected county assessor, where he still continues laboring for the county's public. Mr. Daniels is a member of the Royal Arch of the Masons and the Knights of Pythians. .Jt JAMES A. BAILEY—Clerk of Court. Of the permanent residents of Park county the life of very few men, if any, dates back to the ad vent of the first white man as does that of Janies A. Bailey, clerk of the district court. He was born at Weston, Platte county, Missouri, August 29, 1856, and with his parents moved to Kentucky at an early age, remaining until April, 1865. Their trip from Kentucky to Leavenworth, Kansas, was by steam boat. Here the family outfitted and started over land with ox-teams for Virginia City, Montana, ar riving at the latter place one hundred thirteen days after starting, since which time he has been a con tinuous resident of the state. For a time he was en gaged in clerical work at various stores in Bozeman, subsequently keeping a supply store and wayside inn at Benson's Landing, the most prominent pioneer rendezvous for white men in the earlier days on the upper Yellowstone. After disposing of his interests as store-keeper and the ferry at this place, Mr. Bailey went to the Crow agency and continued to barter with the Indians until the spring of 1882, when he returned to Bozeman and filled the position of deputy sheriff of Gallatin county under the ad ministrations of Sheriffs McKenzie, Blakeley and Edsall, covering a period of five years. During his last two years as deputy sheriff he also served as deputy United States marshal under Kelly, subsequently becoming deputy clerk of the district court of Gallatin and Park counties, now serving his second term as clerk of Park county. July 28, 1884, Mr. Bailey was married to Miss Emma M. White, a native of Montana, born near Three Forks, November 27, 1868. Her parents, Wil liam and Mary J. White were among the pioneers in the early days of Virginia City, but now reside near Bozeman. Mrs. Emma White Bailey has filled the position of deputy clerk of the district court of Park county during her husband's term of office. Besides this she takes pleasure in being an active member in different secret and social societies, is receiver in the Degree of Honor, mistress of arms in the Maccabees, orator in the United Moderns, member of the Relief Corps, member of the Episcopal church, and secre tary of the Ladies' Guild. Mr. Bailey is master exchequer of the K. of P. lodge and member of their'grand lodge ; also a mem ber of the A. O. U. W. FRANK HENRY—Judge Sixth Judicial District. In this great country of the upper Yellowstone, with its vast resources and rapidly growing cities, a young man has been able to accomplish in a decade or two as much perhaps as a man of equal ability can in a lifetime in the over-crowded centers of the East. A knowledge of this fact and a desire to bring about the best results within the least possible time has brought to this region many of the most enter prising young men from the East. Probably no bet ter example of this class of men can be found than in the person of the pioneer—Frank Henry, judge of the Sixth judicial district, comprising Park, Sweet grass and Carbon counties, Montana. Judge Henry is an Ohioan, born in Dayton in 1855, being the son of James M. and Elizabeth Reid Henry. His father was a Christian minister, and was ] >astor of one church in Dayton for a period of sixteen years. The subject of our sketch passed his boyhood in Ohio and Indiana, where he received a common school education, which he supplemented by reading and study outside of school, thus preparing himself for any position he might choose. Before attaining his majority he removed to Chillicotlie, Missouri, where m rr 1 1 f W '£. ÏÂ - I 5 .« ■ i X - 1 T: . ICI' ........ ' - * . I*AMR*!*v ff rrr m ii= r ; .,..i — — —tv;:; : RESIDENCE OF JUDGE FRANK HENRY. he at once began the study of law under the instruc tions of Luther T. Collier, subsequently being ad mitted to the bar in 1878. In 1879 Mr. Henry was elected city attorney for Chillicothe, which position he filled most creditably. In the year 1883 he came to Montana and entered upon a professional career at Livingston. Here he soon became well and favor ably known, and in 1886 was elected prosecuting at torney for Gallatin county, which necessitated his removal to Bozeman. After filling the position nearly two years, he resigned and returned to Livingston. He was the first city attorney of Livingston after its incorporation as a city in 1889. The following Octo ber he was elected judge of the Sixth judicial dis trict, then comprising Gallatin, Park and Meagher counties, his opponent for judicial honors at that time being M. J. Liddell, a native of Louisiana, who had presided as territorial judge of Montana, and who was beaten by several hundred majority. Judge Henry was first elected to the bench in the district as a republican, and twice since, receiving the unani mous vote of all political parties. He is a member of Yellowstone Lodge K. of P., Livingston, which, was organized in 1884, being the first chancellor of the order, of which he has since filled all the chairs. In 1880 Judge Henry married Miss Julia Ballin ger, daughter of M. S. Ballinger of Livingston, Mon tana. They have one child, a son, Merrill. Judge Frank Henry is the only judge in the state, to-day, who has served continuously since the year 1889, and has been longer on the district court bench than any other judge in the state of Montana. During his career on the bench it is said that he treats every attorney alike, being the most popular judge among the attorneys of Montana. The rapid ity with which he expedites business is not excelled by any Montana jurist; furthermore, he was never known to give recesses to permit attorneys to look up law or to procure witnesses. During the October term of court in Livingston, he began the Rockinger murder case on Tuesday morning, following with the Stevens murder case— examining all told one hundred jurors, hearing the testimony of forty-six witnesses, and arguments of eight attorneys—and by 3 o'cjock Friday p. m. both cases were completed, thus making a record that has never been equalled. This judicial district has been especially fortu nate in its judge, and the past record that he has achieved is one of which any judge may well be proud—all in all, he is unanimously conceded to be an upright, honorable and learned judge, at the same time a guardian of the interests of the taxpayers against any unnecessary expense.