Peoria City and County, Illinois: A Record of Settlement, Organization, Progress and Achievement, Volume 2

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Page 448 - Were a star quenched on high, For ages would its light, Still travelling downward from the sky, Shine on our mortal sight. So when a great man dies, For years beyond our ken The light he leaves behind him lies Upon the paths of men.
Page 96 - 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 188 - Masonic fraternity in which he has attained the thirty-second degree of the Scottish rite. He is also a member of the Mystic Shrine, and in his life exemplifies the beneficent spirit of the craft.
Page 300 - His record stands in- contradistinction to the old adage that a prophet is never without honor save in his own country, for in the city of his birth Dr.
Page 745 - Rite and has also crossed the sands of the desert with the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine. He likewise belongs to the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and to the Benevolent Protective Order of Elks.
Page 380 - Tlie 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 226 - 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 principles which form the basis of all human rights and privileges. Unflagging application and intuitive wisdom...
Page 442 - 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 245 - 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.
Page 226 - Unflagging application and intuitive wisdom and a determination to fully utilize the means at hand, are the concomitants which insure personal success and prestige in this great profession, which stands as the stern conservator of justice ; and it is one into which none should enter without a recognition of the obstacles to be...

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