A History of St. Joseph County, Indiana, Volume 2

Front Cover

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 620 - ... that the boundaries of these three states shall be subject so far to be altered, that, if congress shall hereafter find it expedient, they shall have authority to form one or two states in that part of the said territory which lies north of an east and west line drawn through the southerly bend or extreme of lake Michigan.
Page 866 - MAY I join the choir invisible Of those immortal dead who live again In minds made better by their presence : live In pulses stirred to generosity, In deeds of daring rectitude, in scorn For miserable aims that end with self. In thoughts sublime that pierce the night like stars, And with their mild persistence urge man's search To vaster issues.
Page 758 - Whether the elements of success in life are innate attributes of the individual or whether they are quickened by a process of circumstantial development, it is impossible to clearly determine. Yet the study of a successful life...
Page 678 - 93, for Lowell, reported progress, in interviewing members of the Legislature and acquainting them with the particular needs of the Institute. During the evening Edgar H. Barker, '96, assisted by GH Perkins, '99 entertained the members with Technology and other songs. The meeting was one of the most successful ever held by the club. Those present were HA Morss, '93, Carney, '93, Nelson, '77, Hale, '77, Chase, '74, Hildreth, '85, Ashton, '95, Kimball, '86, Faulkner, '76, Alden, '77, Foster, '03, Stevens,...
Page 758 - How blest is he who crowns in shades like these A youth of labor with an age of ease; Who quits a world where strong temptations try, And, since 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly!
Page 636 - Catholic countries in Europe, it was perhaps the first time it was ever witnessed on this continent, unless, indeed, the grim old warrior, Ponce de Leon, as he tramped through the everglades of Florida, in search of the Fountain of Youth, or De Soto, on his march to the Mississippi, indulged this act of devotion.
Page 772 - 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 637 - The act seemed to be in harmony with all the surroundings. I do not think there was a man in the brigade who did not offer up a heartfelt prayer. For some it was their last, they knelt there in their grave clothes — in less than half an hour many of them were numbered with the dead of July 2.
Page 1124 - Democratic party, and both he and his wife are members of the Methodist Episcopal church South.
Page 1045 - He occupied a leading and enviable position in business circles and was a man whom to know was to respect and honor. He gave his political support to the Republican party and was a prominent member of the K.

Bibliographic information