Portland, Oregon, Its History and Builders: In Connection with the Antecedent Explorations, Discoveries, and Movements of the Pioneers that Selected the Site for the Great City of the Pacific, Volume 2

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S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1911 - Portland (Or.)

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Page 81 - ... enabled him to look beyond the exigencies of the moment to the possibilities of the future, so that he labored not alone for his own generation but for those who follow after.
Page 341 - The zeal with which he has devoted his energies to his profession, the careful regard evinced for the interests of his clients, and an assiduous and unrelaxing attention to all the details of his cases, have brought him a large business and" made him very successful in its conduct.
Page 13 - An act granting lands to aid in the construction of a railroad and telegraph line from Portland to Astoria and McMinnville, In the State of Oregon," approved May fourth, eighteen hundred and seventy, and for other purposes.
Page 204 - In no instance has his reading ever been confined to the limitations of the question at issue ; it has gone beyond and compassed every contingency and provided not alone for the expected, but for the unexpected, which happens in the courts quite as frequently as out of them.
Page 225 - And they all wept sore, and fell on Paul's neck, and kissed him, sorrowing most of all for the words which he spake, that they should see his face no more.
Page 112 - ... certain things due to the court, to his own self-respect and above all to justice and a righteous administration of the law which neither the zeal of an advocate nor the pleasure of success would permit him to disregard.
Page 150 - Masons, in which he has attained the thirty-second degree of the Scottish Rite, and is also a member of the Mystic Shrine.
Page 400 - Eastern neighbors, and the combination is one of unusual force and power. It has been the means of placing this section of the country on a par with the older East, at the same time producing a reliability and certainty in business affairs which is frequently lacking in the West. This happy combination of characteristics is possessed to a notable degree by the subject of this history, Frank Frisbee, of Sheldon.
Page 325 - 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 535 - Temple of the Mystic Shrine. His political allegiance is given to the republican party and his religious faith is manifest in his membership in the Lutheran church.

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