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Page 123 - A LATE lark twitters from the quiet skies ; And from the west, Where the sun, his day's work ended, Lingers as in content, There falls on the old, gray city An influence luminous and serene, A shining peace. The smoke ascends In a rosy-and-golden haze. The spires Shine, and are changed. In the valley Shadows rise. The lark sings on. The sun, Closing...
Page 160 - In the acquirement of an education he attended the public schools of his native...
Page 520 - He is a corporate member of the American board of commissioners for foreign missions, a director in the Young Men's Christian Association and a member of several charitable and philanthropic organizations.
Page 466 - He passed through consecutive grades to his graduation from the high school and then entered the building business, eventually becoming a contractor.
Page 179 - Angeles, one of the largest concerns of its kind in the United States west of Chicago.
Page 398 - Iowa and remained in that state until the outbreak of the Civil war. when he enlisted in Company M, Third Iowa Volunteer Cavalry, under command of Colonel Bussey.
Page 213 - Swayne has always been a republican but not an office seeker, preferring to concentrate his energies upon his business affairs and his church work.
Page 103 - He likewise belongs to the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and is a past grand of Four Cricks Lodge at Visalia, and a past chief patriarch of Damascus Encampment of Visalia, California.
Page 8 - Louis called upon to shoulder responsibilities differing materially from those which rested upon their predecessors. In a broader field of enterprise they find themselves obliged to deal with affairs of greater magnitude and to solve more difficult and complicated financial and economic problems.