The Centennial History of Oregon, 1811-1912, Volume 4 (Google eBook)

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S.J. Clarke publishing Company, 1912 - Oregon
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Page 8 - He was a man of keen sagacity, capable of looking beyond the exigencies of the moment to the possibilities of the future.
Page 399 - Short votes with the democratic party and keeps well informed on the questions and issues of the day but has never been a politician in the sense of office seeking.
Page 197 - ... possessed of an analytical mind and a self-control that will enable him to lose his individuality, his personal feelings, his prejudices and his peculiarities...
Page 88 - The specific and distinctive office of biography is not to give voice to a man's modest estimate of himself and his accomplishments, but rather to leave the perpetual record establishing his character by the consensus of opinion on the part of his fellowmen.
Page 42 - He has earned for himself an enviable reputation as a careful man of business and in his dealings is known for his prompt and honorable methods, which have won him the deserved and unbounded confidence of his fellowmen.
Page 597 - THERE is no flock, however watched and tended, But one dead lamb is there ! There is no fireside, howsoe'er defended, But has one vacant chair ! The air is full of farewells to the dying, And mournings for the dead; The heart of Rachel, for her children crying, Will not be comforted...
Page 453 - Rite, and of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, the Knights of Pythias and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.
Page 41 - He is past master of his lodge and past high priest of the chapter.
Page 80 - He votes with the republican party and keeps well informed on the questions and issues of the day but is not ambitious for office.
Page 92 - Jacobus exercises his right of franchise in support of the men and measures of the republican party and keeps well informed on the questions and issues of the day. He...

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