The Cabot family was part of the Boston Brahmin known as the "first families of Boston". The Boston Brahmin Cabot family descended from John Cabot, who emigrated from his birthplace to Salem, Massachusetts in 1700; the Cabot family emigrated from Jersey, where the family name can be traced back to at least 1274. In Jersey, historian the Rev George Balleine records that the Cabot is a small fish that seems all head. John Cabot and his son, Joseph Cabot, became successful merchants, operating a fleet of privateers carrying opium and slaves. Shipping during the eighteenth century was the lifeblood of most of Boston's first families. Joseph's sons, Joseph Cabot Jr. George Cabot, Samuel Cabot, left Harvard to work their way through shipping, furthering the family fortune and becoming extraordinarily wealthy. Two of the earliest U. S. Supreme Court cases, Bingham v. Cabot and Bingham v. Cabot, involved family shipping disputes. In 1784, Samuel Cabot relocated to Boston. George Cabot and his descendants went into politics.
George Cabot became a U. S. Senator from Massachusetts, was appointed but declined to be first Secretary of the Navy, his great-grandson, Henry Cabot Lodge was a U. S. Senator from Massachusetts from 1893 until his death in 1924. In the 1916 election, Henry Cabot Lodge defeated John F. Fitzgerald, former mayor of Boston and the maternal grandfather of John and Edward Kennedy. George's great-great-great grandson, Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. was U. S. Senator from Massachusetts from 1937 to 1943 and from 1946 to 1953, when he lost to John F. Kennedy in the 1952 Senate election. Henry Cabot Lodge Jr. went on to be the U. S. Ambassador to United Nations under President Eisenhower and ambassador to South Vietnam under President Kennedy, he was 1960 vice presidential candidate for Richard Nixon against Kennedy–Lyndon B. Johnson. George's other great-great-great grandson, John Davis Lodge was the 64th Governor of Connecticut. George's great-great-great-great grandson, George Cabot Lodge II ran against the successful Edward M. Kennedy in the United States Senate special election in Massachusetts, 1962.
From John Cabot's grandson, Samuel Cabot's side, Samuel Cabot Jr. furthered the family fortune by combining the first family staples of working in shipping and marrying money. In 1812, he married daughter of merchant king Colonel Thomas Perkins. Samuel Cabot III was an eminent surgeon, whose daughter, Lilla Cabot Perry, was a noted Impressionist artist, son, Godfrey Lowell Cabot founded Cabot Corporation, the largest carbon black producer in the country, used for inks and paints. Godfrey's son, John Moors Cabot, a great-great-grandson of Samuel, was a U. S. Ambassador to Sweden, Colombia and Poland during the Eisenhower and Kennedy administration. Another great-great grandson, Paul Codman Cabot, was cofounder of America's first mutual fund and "Harvard's Midas." The known "Boston Toast" by Holy Cross alumnus John Collins Bossidy features the Cabot family: In 1923, Harry H. Kabotchnik and his wife Myrtle petitioned to have his family name changed to Cabot; some prominent Cabots of Boston along with the Pennsylvania branch of the Order of Founder and Patriots, the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania counter-sued to prevent the change.
Judge Charles Young Audenried ruled for the Kabotchniks, as there was "nothing in the law to prevent it." John Cabot - successful ship merchant Elizabeth Cabot, married Stephen H. Higginson Stephen Higginson Sarah Higginson, first wife of John Lowell John Lowell Jr. Francis Cabot – ship merchant Susanna Cabot, second wife of John Lowell Francis Cabot Lowell – cofounded Harvard's Porcellian Club, helped introduce power loom in U. S. Joseph Cabot – successful ship merchant Capt. John Cabot – cofounded America's first cotton mill, John Cabot House namesake Joseph Cabot Jr. – ship merchant George Cabot – successful ship merchant, U. S. Senator from Massachusetts, appointed but declined to be first Secretary of the Navy Henry Cabot Anna Cabot Henry Cabot Lodge – U. S. Senator from Massachusetts and ardent opponent of Woodrow Wilson's League of Nations George Cabot Lodge – poet Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. – U. S. Senator from Massachusetts, incumbent 1952 U. S. Senate candidate from Massachusetts against John F. Kennedy, U.
S. Ambassador to United Nations and South Vietnam, 1960 vice presidential candidate for Richard Nixon against Kennedy–Lyndon B. Johnson George Cabot Lodge II – Harvard Business School professor, 1962 U. S. Senate candidate from Massachusetts against Edward M. Kennedy John Davis Lodge – 64th Governor of Connecticut Francis Cabot Mary Ann Cabot - married her first cousin, Nathaniel Cabot Lee, son of Joseph Lee and Elizabeth Cabot John Clarke Lee George Cabot Lee Alice Hathaway Lee Roosevelt, first wife of P
Bishop P. Solomon was the third Bishop-in-Dornakal Diocese of the Church of South India who succeeded A. B. Elliott. Since Solomon chose the vocation of Priesthood, he maintained celibacy and served the Church throughout his life. Solomon had his spiritual formation at the United Theological College, Bangalore where he studied from 1936-1940 for the graduate course leading to Bachelor of Divinity awarded by the Senate of Serampore College, India's first with degree-granting authority validated by a Danish Charter and ratified by the Government of West Bengal. After Solomon's return from Bangalore, he was ordained in 1947 by Frank Whittaker in Medak. In 1956 Solomon was a missionary to the British Isles. Rajaiah David Paul writes. Solomon was consecrated on 27 November 1956 as the third Bishop-in-Dornakal by H. Sumitra, Moderator and J. E. L. Newbigin, Deputy Moderator of the Church of South India Synod at the CSI-Epiphany Cathedral in Dornakal. Solomon led the bishopric of Dornakal from 1956 to 1979.
The Diocese of Dornakal was split in 1978. M. Edwin Rao, who compiled a centennial edition of the Diocese of Dornakal, writes that Solomon attended ecclesiastical conclaves the world over, 1956, World Methodist Conference, United States of America, 1956, Audience with Eisenhower along with other delegates attending World Methodist Conference, 1965, the Second Vatican Council convened by Pope Paul VI and had an audience with the in Rome and again in Bombay, 1968, the tenth Lambeth Conference presided by Michael Ramsey, the Archbishop of Canterbury. 1961, World Methodist Conference, Oslo, 1965, Guest of honour of Patriarch of Syriac Orthodox Church, Damascus, 1967, British Methodist Missionary Society consultation, Manchester 1967, Congress on Evangelism by Billy Graham, 1967, East Asia Christian Council, Bangkok, 1968, the fourth assembly of the World Council of Churches held at Uppsala, 1969, Consultation on Church Union in Kenya-East Africa, 1969, Audience with the Emperor of Ethiopia at Addis Ababa, 1969, Audience with the Patriarch of Coptic Church in Addis Ababa, Anantha Sudhaker Bobbili.
The American Petroleum Institute has 500 technical standards for processes and components. “Pumps - Shaft Sealing Systems for Centrifugal and Rotary Pumps” is the standard about end face mechanical seals. The purpose of API 682 is to assist in the selection and operation of end face mechanical seals in centrifugal pumps, it is based on the combined knowledge and experience of seal manufacturers, engineering companies and end users. API 682 is intended for use in the petroleum, natural gas and chemical industries but is referenced for other types of equipment and industries. By the late 1980s, mechanical seals had been accepted as the preferred method for sealing rotating pumps for many years. However, mechanical seal standards were buried in other standards such as DIN 24960, ANSI B73 and API 610. All of these standards were pump standards and any references to seals were directed at how mechanical seals would interact with pumps. API 610 is the API standard about centrifugal pumps and is intended for use in the petroleum, natural gas and chemical industries.
Although the 1st through 7th Editions of API 610 included specifications for mechanical seals, beginning with the 8th Edition, API 610 defers to API 682 for seal specifications. In the late 1980s a group of refinery equipment engineers and managers began to compare sealing solutions in refinery applications; this group, led by V. R. Dodd of Chevron, came up with a general plan and the American Petroleum Institute agreed to establish a standard for mechanical seals: API 682. A Task Force was formed in 1990 and the first meeting was held in January 1991; this Task Force was composed of fourteen members from various refineries and pump manufacturers. API 682, First Edition, was published in October 1994. One interesting aspect of API 682 is; that is, unless the user indicates otherwise, API 682 makes default choices for specifics such as: Seal type Rotating or stationary Seal arrangement Seal configuration/orientation Materials Piping plan … many others. Some statements within API 682 are normative, that is, whereas others are informative, that is, descriptive but not required.
In particular, many of the illustrations are informative. This distinction has not always been apparent to the reader. Subsequent editions of API 682 have been published; the current edition is 4th Edition. The first edition of API 682 was new although parts of it were extracted from the pump standard API 610 and existing API standard paragraphs; the mission statement for the 1st Edition was: This standard is designed to default to the equipment types most supplied that have a high probability of meeting the objective of at least three years of uninterrupted service while complying with emissions regulations. Although this mission statement no longer appears in the standard, it remains the basic principle driving the work of the API 682 Task Force and its relevance remains the same for the 4th Edition as it did for the 1st. In addition to providing requirements for mechanical seals, the 1st Edition of API 682 provided a guide on how to select the correct seal for a number of common refinery applications.
In order to provide this seal selection guide, it was necessary to categorize applications into a number of services: Non-hydrocarbon water sour water caustics/amines acids Non-flashing hydrocarbon Flashing hydrocarbon. It was necessary to categorize the many different type seals that were used in these services. Three seal types were designated: Type A – O-ring pusher Type B – O-ring metal bellows Type C – flexible gasket metal bellows. Prior to API 682, 1st Edition, multiple seals were designated as being either “tandem” or “double” seals; as a result, there was some confusion on. The task force decided to use a more descriptive designation and chose to define dual seal arrangements. A dual seal would be two sets of sealing faces used in the same seal chamber; the fluid between these two sets of sealing faces could be either unpressurized. Three standard arrangements were defined: Arrangement 1 is a single seal Arrangement 2 is a dual unpressurized seal Arrangement 3 is a dual pressurized seal.
API 682 1st Edition did not include dry gas barrier seals. After having defined the services, seal types, seal arrangements, a series of flowcharts were created to help in selecting a seal type, special materials or design requirements, supporting piping plans. API 682 seals were to have a high probability of three years of reliable service. In order to prove this, seal performance testing on process fluids under representative pressures and temperatures was required; these performance tests are called “Qualification Tests”. The general idea of the qualification test was to prove; the goal of the qualification test was to simulate a long-term steady state run followed by a process upset. The simulated process upset consisted of pressure changes, temperature changes and included loss of flush; the results of these tests were made available to the purchaser for evaluation. There was no acceptance criteria presented in API 682 1st Edition. In addition to the qualification test of the design, every API 682 seal, whether new or repaired, is to be pressure tested with air before being shipped to the end user.
One of the major criticisms of API 682 1st Edition was that all the seals were “heavy duty” and therefore expensive with no alternatives for easy services. To some degree, this was intentional and was done in order to reduce inventory, promote familiarity with a limited numbe
Auswide Bank Ltd known as Wide Bay Australia, was Australia’s 10th bank listed and trading on the Australian Securities Exchange. Its head office is located in Queensland. Auswide Bank has an asset base of over $3 billion. Auswide Bank has its roots in the Bundaberg-based Burnett Permanent Building Society, registered in April 1966 and became operational in August 1966. Burnett Permanent and the Maryborough Permanent Building Society amalgamated in 1979 to form Wide Bay Capricorn Building Society. Following further mergers with the Gympie and North Coast Building Society in 1981 and Gladstone-based Port Curtis Building Society in 1983, Wide Bay Capricorn Building Society Ltd listed on the ASX in 1994; the building society began to expand nationally, undergoing a name change in 2003 to become Wide Bay Australia Ltd. In 2008, Wide Bay Australia merged with the ASX-listed Mackay Permanent Building Society Limited. On April 1, 2015, Wide Bay Australia became Auswide Bank Ltd, was Australia’s 10th and Queensland’s third Australian-owned bank, listed and trading on the ASX.
On December 16, 2015, Auswide Bank announced a partnership with peer-to-peer lender MoneyPlace, announcing both a 20% equity stake and funding of consumer lending. On December 22, 2015, Auswide Bank announced a merger with the Brisbane based Queensland Professional Credit Union; the merger was completed on May 20, 2016. The company's corporate head office is located in Queensland. A corporate office is based in the Brisbane CBD; the retail banking division delivers financial services to personal customers. The business banking division delivers financial services to small-to-medium enterprises; the third party alliances division delivers financial services via accredited mortgage brokers and introducers. Auswide Bank has been involved in supporting communities. In January 2014, Auswide Bank contributed $50,000 towards the purchase of an Armstrong Siddeley Tourer, the car used by famous Australian aviator Bert Hinkler; the donation allowed the purchase of a year-long rebuild project to commence. Upon completion, the vehicle will be housed in the Hinkler Hall of Aviation as part of the Hinkler Collection, helping to showcase Bundaberg and Australia’s aviation history.
In 2015, Auswide Bank launched a scholarship agreement with CQUniversity, offering $50,000 of scholarships from 2016-2018. From 2016, four students in the first year of an undergraduate Business or Finance/Accounting program will receive an Auswide Bank Scholarship valued at $5000. Auswide Bank was an inaugural sponsor of the Queensland Youth Achievement Awards. In January 2016, Auswide Bank received a Bundaberg Regional Council Australia Day Spirit Award in recognition for its contribution in 2015 to developing the local economy and promoting future business professionals and entrepreneurs in the Bundaberg community. Official website Corporate website
Alice Cucini was an Italian contralto who had a prolific opera career in Europe and South America between 1891 and 1915. She was associated with the role of Dalila in Camille Saint-Saëns's Samson et Dalila, which she sang in numerous houses internationally. Among the first generation of musicians to be recorded, her voice is preserved on some of the first Zonophone records made, some Pathé recordings from 1902, some HMV recordings made in 1906 and 1910. Cucini made her professional opera debut in 1891 at the Teatro di San Carlo in Naples as Lola in Cavalleria rusticana, a role which she repeated that year at the Teatro Costanzi in Rome, she spent the next several years singing in performances throughout Italy, including productions in Trieste, Milan and Florence. In 1897 she sang the role of Dalila in Camille Saint-Saëns's Samson et Dalila at the Teatro Regio di Torino to great acclaim. Cucini became associated with this role and portrayed in numerous productions throughout the next fourteen years, including the Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Teatro Donizetti di Bergamo, Teatro Regio di Parma, Teatro Colón, a few performances of the role in Spain.
In 1898 Cucini traveled to Russia where she sang in several operas in Saint Petersburg and portrayed the role of Gertrude in Ambroise Thomas's Hamlet in Odessa. In 1901 and 1902 she sang at the Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires and the Solís Theatre in Montevideo, notably portraying Amneris in Giuseppe Verdi's Aida and as Azucena in Verdi's Il Trovatore; this was the beginning of a fruitful career in South America that lasted until 1910. In 1903 Cucini made an extensive tour of South America with lauded soprano Hariclea Darclée. Over the next seven years she made frequent appearances in operas and concerts in major cities throughout South America, her last season on that continent was in 1910 and was spent at the Teatro Colón. That year she notably sang the title role in Gaspare Spontini's La Vestale and sang in the world premiere of Giocondo Fino's Il Battista along with Adelina Agostinelli and Giuseppe de Luca. After 1910, Cucini spent the remaining part of her career singing in major opera houses throughout Italy.
During the final four years of her career, the only major opera house In Italy she did not appear in was La Scala. She retired from the stage not too long after the outbreak of World War I, she spent her last few years at a rest home for aged musicians that Verdi had donated to the city of Milan. She died there in 1949 after a long illness. Biography of Alice Cucini on Operissimo.com. Accessed March 4, 2009
Jennifer Archer is an author of young adult/teen fiction, women's fiction and romance born in Cleburne, north central Texas. Her novels have strong female protagonists, have been nominated for numerous awards. Archer holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from West Texas A&M University, after graduating she worked in the fields of oil and gas accounting, real estate management, the pharmacy and medical equipment industries, before becoming a full-time writer, she is a frequent speaker on the topics of creative writing and pursuing dreams, has presented numerous talks and workshops for educators, writers' organizations and bookstores. Her novels for adults have been published with Dorchester Publishing and Harlequin Books, her novels for teens with Harper Teen, she is the co-author of Happiness Rehab: 8 Creative Steps to a More Joyful Life Body and Soul, Archer's debut novel, was released in 1999. Once Upon a Dream, her second novel, spent several weeks on Borders Books' bestseller list for Paranormal Romance, was chosen by Amazon.com as one of the'Best New Romances' for the month of January 2001, was a 2001 P.
E. A. R. L. Finalist. Archer finished in the finals twice in Romance Writers of America's Golden Heart competition, was a 2006 finalist for the prestigious Rita Award with her mainstream women’s fiction novel The Me I Used to Be, her novel Sandwiched was a 2006 nominee for a Romantic Times Bookclub Magazine Reviewer’s Choice Award; the Texas Library Association selected her novel Through Her Eyes for the TAYSHAS high school reading list, for the Spirit of Texas Reading Program - Middle School. Archer resides in Amarillo, Texas. Body and Soul. New York: Love Spell. ISBN 978-0-505-52334-1 Once Upon a Dream. New York: Love Spell. ISBN 978-0-505-52418-8 Shocking Behavior. New York: Love Spell. ISBN 978-0-505-52507-9 Sandwiched. Don Mills, Ont. Canada: Harlequin. ISBN 978-0-373-88054-6 The Me I Used to Be. Don Mills, Ont. Canada: Harlequin. ISBN 978-0-373-23044-0 My Perfectly Imperfect Life. Don Mills, Ont. Canada: Harlequin. ISBN 978-0-373-88084-3 Off Her Rocker. Don Mills, Ont.: Harlequin. ISBN 978-0-373-88103-1 Annie on the Lam: A Christmas Caper.
Don Mills, Ont. Canada: Harlequin. ISBN 978-0-373-88148-2 Through Her Eyes. New York: HarperCollins. ISBN 978-0-06-183458-5 The Shadow Girl. New York: HarperCollins. ISBN 978-0-06-183460-8 "Blame It in Eugenia Riley. New York: Dorchester Pub. Co. ISBN 978-0-505-52345-7 "Breaking the Rules", in Katie MacAlister. New York: Dorchester Pub. Co. ISBN 978-0-505-52539-0 A Mother's Day. Richmond: Mills & Boon. ISBN 978-0-263-85825-9 "Hannah's Hugs", in Linda Lael Miller, Sherryl Woods, Curtiss Ann Matlock, Jennifer Archer, Kathleen O'Brien More Than Words: Volume 4. New York: Harlequin. ISBN 978-0-373-83622-2 Official website Jennifer Archer at the Internet Book List Jennifer Archer at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database Works by Jennifer Archer at Open Library Jennifer Archer at Fantastic Fiction's Website Jennifer Archer at Harlequin Enterprises Ltd's Website Jennifer Archer at Harper Collins' Website