The Centennial History of Oregon, 1811-1912: (with Notice of Antecedent Explorations)

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S.J. Clarke, 1912 - Oregon

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Page 38 - It matters not how strait the gate, How charged with punishment the scroll, I am the master of my fate; I am the captain of my soul.
Page 147 - The General Assembly shall provide by law for a uniform and equal rate of assessment and taxation ; and shall prescribe such regulations as shall secure a just valuation for taxation of all property, both real and personal, excepting such only for municipal, educational, literary, scientific, religious or charitable purposes, as may be specially exempted by law.
Page 87 - He is also a member of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion.
Page 435 - You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can't fool all of the people all of the time.
Page 650 - Gast has always given his political allegiance to the republican party, but while he keeps well informed on the questions and issues of the day and is therefore able to support his position by intelligent argument, he has never sought or desired office.
Page 11 - Strong in his ability to plan and perform, strong in his honor and name, Mr.
Page 600 - 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 90 - Republican, who does all in his power to promote the growth and insure the success of his party, in whose principles he believes so firmly.
Page 230 - The office of biography is not to give voice to a man's modest estimate of himself and his accomplishments, but rather to leave...
Page 536 - MeClain gives his support to the republican party and has served as a member of the school board for several years.

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