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Chicago Times

The Chicago Times was a newspaper in Chicago from 1854 to 1895, when it merged with the Chicago Herald. The Times was founded in 1854 by James W. Sheahan, with the backing of Democrat and attorney Stephen A. Douglas, was identified as a pro-slavery newspaper. In 1861, after the paper was purchased by Democratic journalist Wilbur F. Storey, the Times began espousing the Copperhead point of view, supporting Southern Democrats and denouncing the policies of Abraham Lincoln. During the Civil War, General Ambrose Burnside, head of the Department of the Ohio, suppressed the paper in 1863 because of its hostility to the Union cause, but Lincoln lifted the ban when he received word of it. Storey and Joseph Medill, editor of the Republican-leaning Chicago Tribune, maintained a strong rivalry for some time. In 1888, the newspaper saw the brief addition of Finley Peter Dunne to its staff. Dunne was a columnist. After just one year, Dunne left the Times to work for the rival Chicago Tribune. In 1895, the Times became the Chicago Times-Herald after a merger with the Chicago Herald, a newspaper founded in 1881 by James W. Scott.

After Scott's sudden death in the weeks following the merger, H. H. Kohlsaat took over the new paper, he changed its direction from a "democratic" publication to an "independent republican" one. It supported "sound money" policies in the 1896 election. Kohlsaat bought the Chicago Record from Chicago Daily News publisher Victor F. Lawson in 1901 and merged it with the Times-Herald to form the Chicago Record-Herald. Frank B. Noyes acquired an interest in the new newspaper at the time and served as publisher, with Kohlsaat as editor. Chicago Record Herald Sanger, Donald Bridgman. "The Chicago Times and the Civil War." Mississippi Valley Historical Review 17, no. 4: 557–580. Patricia B. Swan and James B. Swan. "James W. Sheahan: Stephen A. Douglas Supporter and Partisan Chicago Journalist." Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society 105#2-3 pp 133–166 in JSTOR Walsh, Justin E. "To Print the News and Raise Hell: Wilbur F. Storey's Chicago Times." Journalism Quarterly 40, no. 4: 497–510

Anna Wolcott Vaile

Anna Wolcott Vaile was an American educator who established the Wolcott School for Girls and was on the Board of Regents for the University of Colorado. Anna Louise Wolcott was born on May 1868 in Providence, Rhode Island, she was the daughter of Harriet Amanda Wolcott and Samuel Wolcott, D. D, her brother, Edward O. Wolcott, was a United States Senator and Henry R. Wolcott was treasurer of the Colorado Smelting and Mining Company, she was educated in private schools and graduated from Wellesley College in 1881. She was the principal of Wolfe Hall in Denver from 1892 to 1898, she established Wolcott School in 1898 to serve the children of Denver society. Former students include Mamie Eisenhower. Wolcott was a teacher. Helen Ring Robinson and other faculty members from Wolfe Hall taught at the school, its first board of trustees included men, her brother Henry R. Wolcott, Adolph Coors of Coors Brewing Company, mine-owner John F. Campion, attorney F. O. Vaile. Women trustees were Mrs. Charles Kountze, Mrs. David Moffat, Mrs. Walter Cheesman.

The school taught all pre-college grades of students and prepared students for advanced colleges and universities. Although it was a girl's school, boys were accepted at the lower grades, it was a boarding school, but it accepted a limited number of non-residents. Academic courses included English, history, literature, science, a number of languages, psychology, political science, arithmetic, it had art and gymnastic classes. Lectures were given by people of national reputation; the school produced a Shakespearean play each spring at Elitch Theatre. The school newspaper was The Spokesman; the school was located at Marion Streets in Capitol Hill. Built in 1898 by Frederick Sterner, it was a Renaissance Revival style building with round arched windows and balconies; the school had large classrooms, a music room with a pipe organ, an auditorium, a swimming pool, a bowling alley, dormitories. In 1906, a three story addition was added with an alley bridge from the main building, that looked like a Venetian bridge.

There were a total of three buildings. The trustees added a park and clubhouse by 1910. After Wolcott's marriage in 1912 and until 1922, Mary Kent Wallace ran the school; the school closed in 1924. She became the first female member of the Board of Regents of the University of Colorado in 1910 and was vice president of the Colorado chapter of the Congress of Mothers, now the Parent Teacher Association, she was a lifetime member of the Archaeological Institute of America, councilor for the Colorado Society of the Archaeological Institute of America, a member of the managing committee of the School of American Archaeology. While a single woman, she was a member of the Artists Club, Society of Colonial Dames, the State Forestry Association, she was married in 1912 to Joel F. Vaile called Frederick J. Vaile. Joel Vaile was an attorney, prosecuting attorney, president of the Colorado Bar Association, he was a founding member of the law firm Wolcott and Waterman. He was a law partner of Edward O. Wolcott.

The couple lived at the Flower-Vaile House in North Capitol Hill, Denver. Joel F. Vaile died on April 3, 1916 while on vacation in Pasadena, California. Anna Wolcott Vaile died in 1928

Matt Dermody

'Matthew Phillip Dermody known as the Dermonator, is an American professional baseball pitcher, a free agent. He has played in Major League Baseball for the Toronto Blue Jays. Dermody attended Norwalk High School in his hometown of Iowa. In his senior season, he pitched to a 10–3 win–loss record, 1.26 earned run average, 164 strikeouts. He recorded the first six-inning, 18 strikeout perfect game in Iowa state history. In addition, Dermody hit.434 with 51 runs batted in. His pitching performance that year earned him the Bob Feller Pitching Award. Dermody was selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 26th round of the 2009 Major League Baseball draft, but did not sign and instead attended the University of Iowa. With the Hawkeyes in 2010, Dermody made 10 appearances, seven of which were starts, posted a 7.93 ERA. The following season he made 14 starts and went 4–6 with a 4.15 ERA and 75 strikeouts in 84​2⁄3 innings pitched. In 2010 and 2011, he played collegiate summer baseball with the Hyannis Harbor Hawks of the Cape Cod Baseball League.

The Colorado Rockies drafted Dermody in the 29th round of the 2011 Major League Baseball draft, but he did not sign. In 2012, Dermody won Iowa's Big Ten Sportsmanship Award, pitched to a 1–7 record, 4.50 ERA, 60 strikeouts in 76 innings. He was drafted for a third time, this time by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 23rd round of the 2012 Major League Baseball draft. Dermody declared his intention to sign with the Diamondbacks, went to Arizona for a physical examination; the Diamondbacks organization determined that he had a 40 percent tear of the left ulnar collateral ligament, fearing the injury would require Tommy John surgery, declined to offer him a contract. Dermody returned to the Hawkeyes for his senior year, making 14 starts in 2013, he had the best season of his college career, posting a 7–2 win–loss record, 3.64 ERA, 68 strikeouts in 94 total innings. The Toronto Blue Jays selected Dermody in the 28th round of the 2013 Major League Baseball draft, he signed on June 14, he was assigned to the Rookie-level Gulf Coast League Blue Jays, where he made one scoreless relief appearance before being promoted to the Short Season-A Vancouver Canadians of the Northwest League.

In 43​1⁄3 total innings that season, Dermody posed a 5–1 record, 1.66 ERA, 51 strikeouts. In 2014, Dermody was promoted to the Class-A Lansing Lugnuts, where he pitched to a 4–6 record, 4.69 ERA, 65 strikeouts in a career-high 96 innings. Dermody was assigned to the Advanced-A Dunedin Blue Jays for the 2015 season. In 77 total innings that season, he was 4 -- 1 with 62 strikeouts. Dermody remained in Dunedin to open the 2016 season, made 16 relief appearances with a 1.96 ERA before being promoted to the Double-A New Hampshire Fisher Cats. He excelled at the Double-A level, making another 16 relief appearances and posting a 0.92 ERA, which led to his promotion to the Triple-A Buffalo Bisons. On September 1, 2016, Dermody was called up by the Blue Jays, he made his MLB debut on September 2016, against the Tampa Bay Rays. In relief of Joe Biagini, he pitched two-thirds of an inning, faced four batters, gave up two hits with no earned runs and got two outs while striking out one. Dermody wound up making 5 appearances with Toronto, failing to retire a batter in the final two en route to a 12.00 ERA.

After the 2016 season, the Blue Jays assigned Dermody to the Mesa Solar Sox of the Arizona Fall League. On October 31, Dermody was named an AFL All-Star, he pitched to a 5.40 ERA with eight strikeouts. On April 16, 2017, Dermody was recalled by the Blue Jays from the Buffalo Bisons, he was optioned back to Buffalo on April 17, recalled again on April 28, sent back down on April 30. On March 21, 2018, Dermody was designated for assignment, he was outrighted to Triple-A Buffalo on March 24. Dermody underwent Tommy John surgery in May 2018, he was put on the Injured list to start the 2019 season. He became a free agent following the 2019 season. Career statistics and player information from MLB, or ESPN, or Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or Baseball-Reference Matt Dermody on Twitter

Michael Nyqvist

Rolf Åke Mikael Nyqvist, better known as Michael Nyqvist, was a Swedish actor. Educated at the School of Drama in Malmö, he became well known for playing police officer Banck in the 1997–1998 Martin Beck TV series and for his leading role in the 2001 film Grabben i graven bredvid, he was internationally recognized for his role as Mikael Blomkvist in the acclaimed Millennium series and as the lead villains in Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol and John Wick. In 2004, he played the leading role in As It Is in Heaven, nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 77th Academy Awards. Rolf Åke Mikael Nyqvist was born on 8 November 1960 in Stockholm, the son of a Swedish mother and an Italian father; as a young child, he was adopted from an orphanage. At age 17, Nyqvist spent his senior year of high school as an exchange student in Nebraska. There, he took his first acting class and played a small part in the school's production of Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller, he was accepted at ballet school, but gave it up after one year.

An ex-girlfriend suggested. Nyqvist's first major role was as police officer John Banck in the first set of Beck TV series in 1997, his first big breakthrough came in 2000 with the film Together directed by Lukas Moodysson. The movie achieved great international success and earned Nyqvist his first Guldbagge Award nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his portrayal of a misguided husband with anger issues, he played the leading man in the Swedish romantic comedy Grabben i graven bredvid for which he won a Guldbagge Award for Best Actor in Leading Role. In 2004, he played the lead role in As It Is in Heaven as a conductor and musician; as It Is in Heaven was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Film. In 2006, he starred in Suddenly where Nyqvist plays Lasse – a man who must come to terms with the sudden loss of his wife and son. In the 2007 film The Black Pimpernel, Nyqvist portrays Swedish ambassador to Chile, Harald Edelstam, who helped many people flee execution by dictator Augusto Pinochet during and after the 1973 Chilean coup d'état.

Nyqvist garnered international attention starring as Mikael Blomkvist in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire, The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest. These films were adapted from the Millennium series of novels by Stieg Larsson, he starred as a terrorist in the 2011 film, directed by John Singleton. He was part of the permanent ensemble at the Swedish Royal Dramatic Theatre. Nyqvist appeared in the 2011 action thriller Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, the fourth film of the series. In the film, Nyqvist portrays a madman code-named'Cobalt', who wants to instigate a global war between Russia and the United States because he believes a war will restore ecological balance to the planet. In 2014, he appeared in John Wick as a New York Russian mob boss, forced to protect his son from a legendary hit man played by Keanu Reeves. In a movie shot in 2017 and 2018, Nyqvist starred as Russian submarine captain Sergei Andropov in Hunter Killer. In the film he is one of only three survivors of his submarine, destroyed by Russian sabotage.

The movie was released posthumously on October 26, 2018. He is interviewed on Blu-ray releases. Nyqvist described his childhood, his quest as an adult to find his biological parents, in his autobiographical novel, Just After Dreaming. In 1990, he married the Finnish scenographer Catharina Ehrnrooth, they had two children—Ellen, born in 1991, Arthur, born in 1996. Nyqvist died of lung cancer on 27 June 2017 in Stockholm, he was 56. Dansa för oss När barnet lagt sig Michael Nyqvist on IMDb Michael Nyqvist at the Royal Dramatic Theatre Larsson Trilogy from Quercus, publishers of Stieg Larsson The official Millennium site of Nordstedt Publishing The Michael Nyqvist Archives – English-language website on his career

City Junior A Hurling Championship

The City Junior A Hurling Championship is an annual hurling competition organised by the Seandún Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association since 1926 for junior-graded hurling teams in Cork, Ireland. The series of games are played during the summer months; the championship uses a double elimination format whereby each team is guaranteed at least two games. The City Junior Championship is an integral part of the wider Cork Junior Hurling Championship; the winners and runners-up of the City Championship join their counterparts from the other six divisions to contest the county championship. 13 clubs participate in the City Championship. Brian Dillons are the title-holders after defeating Whitechurch by 0-21 to 0-12 in the 2019 championship final. Top ten longest gaps between successive championship titles: 38 years: Brian Dillons 32 years: Mayfield 30 years: Blackrock 27 years: Brian Dillons 27 years: Nemo Rangers 26 years: Na Piarsaigh 21 years: Blackrock 21 years: Mayfield 17 years: Glen Rovers 17 years: Douglas Seandún GAA website

Hu Zhen

Hu Zhen, courtesy name Wencai, was a military officer serving under the warlord Dong Zhuo during the late Eastern Han dynasty of China. He was described as an influential man from Liang Province. In 191, he was sent with 5,000 men to resist Sun Jian's invasion from the south. Hu Zhen and his comrade Lü Bu, in charge of cavalry, were not on good terms, so Lü Bu spread false rumours confusing the attack. Dong Zhuo's forces under Hu Zhen were defeated by Sun Jian. After Dong Zhuo's assassination in 192, Hu Zhen served the new government under Wang Yun, but he was displeased with Wang Yun's arrogance; when Dong Zhuo's loyalists Li Jue and Guo Si rebelled against the new government, Wang sent Hu Zhen with Yang Ding and Xu Rong to fight, or negotiate, with the rebels. However, Hu Zhen and Yang Ding joined the enemy; when Li Jue and Guo Si took over the capital Chang'an from Wang Yun, Hu Zhen became the Colonel-Director of Retainers under their command. With his position, he falsely convicted a local officer You Yin, with whom he quarrelled, put You Yin to death.

A few months Hu Zhen became ill, saying You Yin's spirit had come for his crime, died. In the 14th-century historical novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms, Hu Zhen was slain by Cheng Pu, a military officer under Sun Jian, during the fictional Battle of Sishui Pass. Lists of people of the Three Kingdoms Chen, Shou. Records of the Three Kingdoms. de Crespigny, Rafe. A biographical dictionary of Later Han to the Three Kingdoms. Brill. ISBN 978-90-04-15605-0. Luo, Guanzhong. Romance of the Three Kingdoms. Pei, Songzhi. Annotations to Records of the Three Kingdoms