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Albert Warner

Abraham "Albert" Warner was an American film executive, one of the founders of Warner Bros. He established the production studio with his brothers Harry and Jack L. Warner, he served as the studio's treasurer, until he sold his stock in 1956. Abraham "Wonsal" or "Wonskolaser" Abraham Warner, was born in the village Krasnosielc, Congress Poland, Russian Empire, he was the son of Benjamin "Wonsal" or "Wonskolaser," a shoe maker born in Krasnosielc, Pearl Leah Eichelbaum, both Polish Jews. He came to Baltimore, Maryland with his mother and siblings in October 1889 on the steamship Hermann from Bremen, Germany, their father had preceded them, immigrating to Baltimore in 1888 and following his trade in shoes and shoe repair. He changed the family name to Warner, used thereafter; as in many Jewish immigrant families, some of the children acquired anglicized versions of their Yiddish-sounding names. Abraham and Jacob were late among the children to do so, becoming "Albert" and "Jack" after they came of age.

However, his nickname was "Abe."In Baltimore, the money Benjamin Warner earned in the shoe repair business was not enough to provide for his growing household. He and Pearl had another daughter, not long after they arrived. Benjamin moved the family to Canada, inspired by a friend's advice that he could make an excellent living bartering tin wares with trappers in exchange for furs. Sons Jacob and David Warner were born in Ontario. After two arduous years in Canada and Pearl Warner returned to Baltimore, bringing along their growing family. Two more children and Milton, were added to the household there. In 1896, the family relocated to Youngstown, following the lead of Harry Warner, who established a shoe repair shop in the heart of the emerging industrial town. Benjamin worked with his son Harry in the shoe repair shop until he secured a loan to open a meat counter and grocery store in the city's downtown area. In the late 1890s, Albert became fascinated by the bicycle craze that swept through the USA. and his older brother Harry opened a bicycle shop in Youngstown together as well.

The two tried to open a bowling alley together, but were unsuccessful. Albert Warner stayed in school longer than any his three brothers. In 1900, Warner entered Youngstown's Rayen High School, where he served as quarterback for the school's football team. Warner dropped out, got a job in Chicago as a salesman for the soap company Swift and Company. Warner's life would soon pursue a new direction after brother Sam was able to purchase Kinetoscope in 1903; as a young man, along with his brother Sam, Albert Warner entered the nickelodeon business, started displaying copies of The Great Train Robbery from a Kinetoscope at carnivals in Ohio and Pennsylvania in 1903. In 1905, Harry sold his Youngstown bicycle shop. During this time, the three brothers purchased a building in Pennsylvania; the theater was so successful that the brothers were able to purchase a second theater in New Castle as well. This makeshift theatre, called the Bijou, was furnished with chairs borrowed from a local undertaker. In 1907, the three brothers acquired fifteen additional theaters in the state of Pennsylvania, named their new business The Dusquesne Amusement Supply Company.

The three brothers rented an office in the Bakewell building in downtown Pittsburgh with a loan from Max Fleischer. Harry sent Sam to New York to purchase and ship films for their Pittsburgh exchange company, while he and Albert remained in Pittsburgh to run the business. In 1909, the brothers sold the Cascade Theater to open a second film exchange company in Norfolk, Virginia. Afterwards and Jack went to Norfolk, while Harry and Albert stayed in Pittsburgh. However, one serious threat to the Warners film company was the advent of Thomas Edison's Motion Picture Patents Company, which charged distributors exorbitant fees. In 1910, the Warners sold the family business to the General Film Company, for "$10,000 in cash, $12,000 in preferred stock, payments over a four-year period for a total of $52,000". After selling their business, the brothers found work distributing films for Carl Laemmle's Independent Motion Picture Company in Pittsburgh. In 1912, Sam Warner would help the brothers earn a $1,500 profit by distributing the Italian film Dante's Inferno in the United States.

Harry Warner, encouraged by the success of Dante's Inferno and wary of Edison's growing monopoly, decided to leave Laemmle and establish an independent film production company for himself and his three brothers, Warner Features. In 1918, thanks in part to a loan from Ambassador James W. Gerald, the brothers expanded operations and established a studio near Hollywood, California Sam and Jack moved to the West Coast to produce films while Albert and Harry remained on the East Coast to handle distribution. Between the years 1919 and 1920, the studio was not able to garnish any profits. During this time, banker Motley Flint helped the Warners pay off their debts. Shortly afterwards, the four brothers decided to relocate their studio from Culver City to Sunset Boulevard; the studio rebounded after the success of the studio's film Why Girls Leave Home. As a re

Andrezinho (footballer, born 1995)

André Filipe Carneiro Leal, known as Andrezinho, is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for Serbian club FK Spartak Subotica as a midfielder. Born in Barcelos, Braga District, Andrezinho finished his youth career at F. C. Paços de Ferreira, he made his Primeira Liga debut for the club on 26 April 2015, playing 75 minutes in the 3–1 away win against F. C. Arouca. Andrezinho scored his first goal in the top division on 12 December 2015, in a 6–0 home rout of C. F. União, he played 15 matches during the 2017 -- 18 campaign. On 11 January 2019, Andrezinho signed a one-and-a-half-year contract with second level side G. D. Estoril Praia. In August, however, he moved to FK Spartak Subotica of the Serbian SuperLiga on a two-year deal. Andrezinho at ForaDeJogo Portuguese League profile Andrezinho at Soccerway

14 Hours (2005 film)

14 Hours is a 2005 medical emergency docudrama produced for the TNT Network and starring JoBeth Williams. The film was set in Houston and filmed in Vancouver, Canada. Based on true-life events surrounding Tropical Storm Allison in 2001, the film was released internationally on DVD by Paramount Pictures. 14 Hours was produced through Cosmic Entertainment, which counts Kurt Russell, Goldie Hawn, Oliver Hudson and Kate Hudson as its principals, sponsored by Johnson & Johnson. The Decades channel aired this movie in March 2017. 14 Hours is based on the harrowing events of June 9, 2001, when Tropical Storm Allison stalled over the Houston metropolitan area, pouring nearly 30 inches of rain on the city within a 14-hour period. The story begins. Jeanette Makins, a nurse at Memorial Hermann Hospital, arrives ready for what she expects to be a normal day, but Tropical Storm Allison's rains return turning a normal day into a nightmare. As floodwaters inundate the lower levels of the hospital, a brilliant young surgeon, Dr. Foster, makes the decision to move the patients to safer ground, including Amelia and Gary, a young couple whose premature baby, Jeremy, is struggling for his life when all the life-support equipment shuts off in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

With the resourceful thinking of Chuck Whortle, chief of Harris County Emergency Management, the hospital staff and volunteers race against the clock to get all patients to safety. It took 14 hours to safely evacuate 600 patients from hence the title of the movie. JoBeth Williams... Jeanette Makins Kris Kristofferson... Chuck Whortle Kirsten Robek... Nurse Lily Kevin McNulty... Larry Dastych Jason Schombing... Bronson Rick Schroder... Dr. Foster Kim Roberts... Helen Karin Konoval... Dr. Estrada Simone Bailly... Phoebe Rick Dobran... Gary Houston native JoBeth Williams weathered her share of tropical storm and hurricane conditions as a child, her mother worked as a dietician at Memorial-Herrmann for 18 years. The premature baby in the movie is based in Zachary Jackson's struggle to survive not only prematurity but the loss of power to his life-support equipment when he weighed around 2 lbs, he is now a healthy teenager in the Houston Metropolitan area, did a fundraiser to make Relief Boxes full of preemie essentials to victims of Hurricane Harvey and delivered them to Intensive Care Units.

The producers were inspired by the Reader's Digest article "BLACKOUT" by Peter Michelmore published in April 2002. 14 Hours on IMDb

Tommy James (rugby league)

Tommy James was an Australian rugby league footballer who played in the 1920s. He played for Glebe in the New South Wales Rugby League competition. James made his first grade debut for Glebe against local rivals Annandale in Round 1 1920 at Birchgrove Oval which ended in a 43-0 victory with James scoring 2 tries in the rout; that season, Glebe would finish as runners up in the competition behind their other local rival Balmain. In 1922, James made 16 appearances for the club as they finished second on the table again behind North Sydney. Glebe had finished on equal points with Norths and therefore a grand final was needed to be played to determine the premiership winner. James played in the centres for Glebe in the 1922 NSWRL grand final, played at the Sydney Cricket Ground in front of 15,000 spectators. Although both sides finished on equal points, North Sydney outclassed Glebe in the final by a score of 35-3. Following the grand final defeat, Glebe went through a period of decline were not able to replicate their form of the 1922 season.

James played with Glebe until the end of the 1928 season a year before the club was controversially voted out of the premiership at the conclusion of the 1929 season

Office of the Program Manager, Saudi Arabian National Guard Modernization Program

The Office of the Program Manager, Saudi Arabian National Guard Modernization Program is a Security Assistance Organization of the United States Army with the primary mission of managing the modernization effort of the Saudi Arabian National Guard. The United States provides technical and contract supervisory support to SANG through functions such as organization, equipment, construction, supply and medical programs. All aspects of SANG's force expansion have direct involvement from OPM personnel with the goal of developing a total army; the head of OPM, the Program Manager, exercises principal authority over the planning, direction and control of the SANG modernization effort. This effort covers all elements, missions and requirements of SANG; the PM facilitates the increased participation of SANG in all aspects of the program with the goal of SANG having the capability to unilaterally initiate and sustain modern organizations and systems. OPM-SANG was established in 1973 in an agreement signed by Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud and the U.

S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in response to a request from former King Faisal bin Abdul Aziz; the contract to modernize the Saudi Arabian National Guard was awarded in 1975 to Vinnell Corporation. From 1975 to 1983, OPM helped SANG to organize and train a separate infantry brigade consisting of four combined arms battalions mounted on V-150 armored vehicles, an artillery battalion, a direct support Logistics Support Battalion, an engineering company, a signal company. Additionally, a general support logistics base, Logistics Base Command, the National Guard Military School were established. A second infantry brigade was modernized and continued efforts in the NGMS and LBC occurred from 1982–1987. OPM began a medical modernization program under a second Memorandum of Understanding in 1981. Hospital Corporation of America operated the 500-bed acute care facility for SANG in Riyadh under OPM supervision from 1982–1987. SANG assumed responsibility for supervision of the contractor in 1987 with OPM acting as an advisor.

OPM managed the sustainment of the two mechanized brigades while continuing to develop the logistics base and school system infrastructure from 1988 to 1990. Additionally, OPM began to advise the SANG National Headquarters, organized a new signal battalion, organized three new field medical companies, advised the SANG Special Battalion, facilities engineers, data processing activities. Six months prior to the Khobar Towers bombing, on Monday, 13 November 1995, the OPM-SANG headquarters was bombed which led to heightened threat level at Khobar. Both bombings have been attributed to Hezbollah Al-Hejaz./. In September 2018, a U. S. Army pilot died while training a Saudi student pilot on the AH-6i light attack helicopter at the Khashm Al An Airfield in Riyadh. An investigation obtained by Army Times found that the U. S. military was supplying aviators to help staff a Boeing contract that the defense company was not fulfilling. The investigation determined that OPM allowed for “mission creep” to help train Saudi pilots as operations along the Yemen-Saudi border ramped up, expanding its flight instruction to the AH-6i “to fill a Boeing contractual void."

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