Foreign News: Two Lawyers

John Barton Payne is a man with a thoroughly American history—from Pruntytown (Va.) poverty to Chicago power, by way of labor and the Law.

He began at $50 per year at Mr. Ullman's country store, and before he was 20 had been post-office manager, express and freight agent and During his thirties he took up the practice of law in Chicago, and in 1893, when all other Democrats were defeated, he was elected Judge of the Superior Court.

Twenty-five years later he emerged from the distinguished law...

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