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acres of land acres on section active afterward agricultural pursuits Avoca became birth occurred born boyhood brother brought Carson cattle Center township citizens Company connected continued Council Bluffs Crescent township cultivation daughter death deceased died early eighty acres engaged enterprise farmer father followed forty acres fraternity George Grove township Harrison county Hazel Dell township Henry home farm honorable hundred acres hundred and sixty Illinois improved Indiana interests Iowa James township John Keg Creek township Knox township labor located lodge Macedonia township marriage married to Miss Mary Mills county Missouri mother native of Germany Nebraska Neola numbered Odd Fellows Ohio Omaha parental roof passed Pennsylvania pioneer Pleasant township Pottawattamie county prominent prosperity public schools purchased reared removed republican party resident served settling Silver Creek township sixty acres spent success tract twenty acres united in marriage Unto wife William Wright township
Page 660 - You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all the time.
Page 927 - Statesman, yet friend to truth ; of soul sincere, In action faithful, and in honour clear ; Who broke no promise, serv'd no private end, Who ga'in'd no title, and who lost no friend ; Ennobled by himself, by all approv'd, And prais'd, unenvied, by the Muse he lov'd.
Page 690 - Crossley is a republican 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 654 - 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...
Page 907 - Endowed by nature with a sound judgment, and an accurate, discriminating mind, he feared not that laborious attention which made him perfectly master of those subjects, in all their relations, on which he was to decide ; and this essential quality was guided by an unvarying sense of moral right, which would tolerate the employment only of those means that would bear the most rigid...
Page 750 - He was reared to farm life, early becoming familiar with the duties and labors that fall to the lot of the agriculturist.
Page 1091 - In no sense a man in public life, he has nevertheless exerted an immeasurable influence on the city of his residence; in business life as a...
Page 586 - The hope that led him to leave his native land and seek a home in America has been more than realized. He found the opportunities he sought — which, by the way are always open to the ambitious, energetic man — and making the best of these he has steadily worked his way upward.
Page 713 - His life has been one of continuous activity, in which has been accorded due recognition •of labor ; and to-day, he is numbered among the substantial citizens of his county.