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... i; ... -j EDMUND M BARTLETT, RECENTLY APPOINTED JUDGE OF TUB DISTIUC COURT FOR THB FOURTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT. C. J. MII.ES. MAYOR OP HASTINGS, Ncb.-JUST CHOSEN FOR A SECON TERM. DMUND M. BARTLETT. who ha Just been appointed to a vacancy on the bench of the Fourth Judi cial district, caused by the ap- pointment of Hon. Irving F. Bux- ter to bo United States attorney for Ne braska, Is a native of Ohio and has been at the bar for thlrty-ono years. Ho wu born In Becksvllle, Cayahoga county, Ohio, but was reared at Monroe, Wis., when hi had the ordinary public school educa tlon. His start In tho law was under a Jurist of the old school, who kept young Bartlett busy on the works of Blackstone. Chltty, Kent, Coke on Littleton and thel liko, until he was thoroughly grounded In the principles of law, and was able to) pass a satisfactory examination and be) admitted to practice before the Wisconsin! supreme court In 1873. The next year h4 spent in study at the Albany Law school, then esteemed the best In the country where he was graduated In 1874 and ad mitted to practice before the supreme! court of the state of New York. He) formed a partnership with Hon. Andrew! J. Colvln for the practice of law, and later entered into a life contract with! Miss Llda L. Fllkins of Albany. In 1878 Mr. Bartlett came to Omaha and began thai practico of law here. He was a member of the sixteenth and seventeenth sessions) of the Nebraska general assembly, and was assistant United States attorney for Nebraska from 18S0 to 1885. He has also served as master In chancery In a number of Important suits, and has a record ofl never having been reversed. Outside ofl his law practice Mr. Bartlett has been very active in a social way, serving as a member of the executive committee of th Omaha Commercial club, on the Board of Governors of Ak-Sar-Ben and in other capacities. Judge Bartlett has become quite well known throughout the country in connec tion with the Law League, over which he presided during its session in Omaha, and when the session at Detroit was held lie was called on to preside as toastmaster at the banquet. lie has served as presiding officer of the local lodge of Elks, and has been on the committee of laws and consti tution of the grand lodge of Elks. In many other ways he has been prominent, lie has always been a republican, consist ently supporting the policies and tickets of his party. Last year he had a very active time as chairman of the judicial committee for the Fourth district, and had the satisfaction of seeing the entire ticket Chosen by very handsome majorities. C. J. Miles, who was recently re-elected mayor of Hastings, feels that his vote is a strong endorsement of his administra tion. He was opposed by a democrat, who had the endorsement of the Law and Order league of Hastings, and yet he carried every ward and received a majority almost three times as great as that by which he was first chosen executive of the city two years ago. He ran on his record for a careful and economical admlnUJ-atlon of the affairs of the city, and la ' i annual je to tii city council f , M figures , ,, .... 'TZ. tb I Tavlor. Bogan. Christie. Belby. BABY PARTY GIVEN BY MRS. C. P. BOO AN IN HONOR OF BABY JAMES BOUAN.-Photo to show how the finances of the city wera improved during his first term and suggest tlons for further municipal advance durlntj the coming two years. Cole, by a Staff Art lat. The Degree of Honor team of Deadwnod, 8. V., Is an affair of which the citizens of that town are proud. The picture pub lished In this number shows that It is composed of women who will pass inspec tion anywhere, and the fact that they are representative women of the Black Hills metropolis makes them all tho more im portant in the social life of their home city. A little baby party was recently held at one of the homuH in Omaha, where several proud mothers got together and compared notes. The Bee staff photographer hap pened In with hla camera and secured a photograph tint proves that good-looking babies are not passing out of fashion in Omaha. Henry Baerlnger and Charlotte Schrnedor were married at Chambcrshurg, Franklin, county, Pennsylvania, April 6, 1ST.2. Mr. Baerlnger is 78, and a native of 1 lagers town, Md.; Mis. Baerlnger was born at Georgetown, Va., seventy years ago. Tho days of their youth were spent In the tales of Virginia, Pennsylvania and Mary land. The year following their marriago they emigrated to Missouri, where they re- x5 i p.. ' . " a - -I ' MRS. BEARINOER. IAUREI Neb. malned one yeur. Tlienro they removed to Iowa and lived in Dubuque, Junes and Woodbury counties bui ssively until they went to Laurel six years ugo. They fol lowed farming mil i 1 going there, Mine which time they have lived cosily In town, ITENRY BEARINGER, LAUREL, Neb. : where they will likely spend the remaining years of their lives. They have three chlU dren: William Baei Inner of Orchard, Mrs, Fon Dennis of t'olerldgo and Ous Baer inger of Laurel; they haw also thirteen grandchildren.