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acres active agricultural attending became birth born bought brother building California Charles church citizens claim Company conducted connection continued Coos county Coquille crossed cultivation daughter death deceased died district Douglas county early eight engaged enterprise Eugene Falls farm father five followed former four George holdings homestead hundred Illinois improved Indian interests Iowa James John Klamath known Lake land later living located March marriage married Mary Michigan miles Miss Missouri months mother moved native never North occurred Ohio operated Oregon owner parents party passed period pioneer plains Point political Portland position practice present progressive prominent public schools purchased ranch reared received remained removed republican resident retired returned river served settled seven sixty spent success tion took town twenty valley Washington wife Willamette valley
Page 6 - He was a man of keen sagacity, capable of looking beyond the exigencies of the moment to the possibilities of the future.
Page 195 - ... possessed of an analytical mind and a self-control that will enable him to lose his individuality, his personal feelings, his prejudices and his peculiarities...
Page 86 - 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 595 - THERE is no flock, however watched and tended, But one dead lamb is there ! There is no fireside, howsoe'er defended, But has one vacant chair ! The air is full of farewells to the dying, And mournings for the dead; The heart of Rachel, for her children crying, Will not be comforted...
Page 453 - Rite, and of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, the Knights of Pythias and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.
Page 39 - He is past master of his lodge and past high priest of the chapter.
Page 78 - He votes with the republican party and keeps well informed on the questions and issues of the day but is not ambitious for office.
Page 90 - Jacobus exercises his right of franchise in support of the men and measures of the republican party and keeps well informed on the questions and issues of the day. He...