Biographical and Genealogical Record of La Salle County, Illinois, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Lewis Publishing Company, 1900 - La Salle County (Ill.) - 798 pages
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Page 359 - He exercises his right of franchise in support of the men and measures of the Republican party, but has never sought or desired office, preferring to give his time and attention to his business affairs, in which he is meeting with creditable and well-deserved success.
Page 21 - In no profession is there a career more open to talent than in that of the law. and in no field of endeavor is there demanded a more careful preparation, a more thorough appreciation of the absolute ethics of life, or of the underlying principle.-, which form the basis of all human rights and privileges.
Page 21 - ... that of the law. and in no field of endeavor is there demanded a more careful preparation, a more thorough appreciation of the absolute ethics of life, or of the underlying principles which form the basis of all human rights and privileges. Unflagging application and intuitive wisdom and...
Page 141 - Republican, who does all in his power to promote the growth and insure the success of his party, in whose principles he believes so firmly.
Page i - The true greatness of nations is in those qualities which constitute the greatness of the individual.
Page 304 - ... favored certain individuals above others will but investigate the cause of success and failure, it will be found that the former is largely due to the improvement of opportunity, the latter to the neglect of it. Fortunate environments encompass nearly every man at some stage of his career, but the strong man and the successful man is he who realizes that the proper moment has come, that the present and not the future holds his opportunity. The man who makes use of the Now...
Page 52 - He possesses untiring energy, is quick of perception, forms his plans readily, and is determined, in their execution, and his close application to business and excellent management have brought to him the high degree of prosperity which is to-day his.
Page 390 - Fraternally, he is a member of the Modern Woodmen of America and is consul of the camp at Sanborn.
Page 182 - As he was but four years of age when his parents removed to this county, Allen S.
Page 9 - ... offices connected with these lines, the main battery being at this office. The line-man is constantly engaged in the care of the main and local batteries and such necessary repairs and extensions as a system of wires of this kind requires. He is industrious, efficient, and capable, and has won the confidence of all with whom he has come in contact by faithful attention to his duties.

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