A Twentieth Century History of Allegan County, Michigan

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Lewis Publishing Company, 1907 - Allegan County (Mich.) - 655 pages

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Page 363 - Brinks 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.
Page 72 - And so beside the Silent Sea I wait the muffled oar ; No harm from Him can come to me On ocean or on shore. I know not where His islands lift Their fronded palms in air ; I only know I cannot drift Beyond His love and care.
Page 68 - ... a prophet is not without honor save in his own country...
Page 466 - Our subject exercises his right of franchise in support of the men and measures of the Republican party.
Page 71 - 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 394 - 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 107 - He has never had occasion to regret his determination to seek a home in...
Page 359 - ... integrity. His enterprise and progressive spirit have made him a typical American in every sense of the word, and he well deserves mention in this history.
Page 359 - His success in all his undertakings has been so marked that his methods are of interest to the commercial world. He has based his business principles and actions upon strict adherence to the rules which govern industry, economy and strict, unswerving integrity.
Page 394 - Both he and his wife are members of the Methodist Episcopal church at Newberry and active Sunday school workers.

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