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George Newton (speedway rider)

George Newton was an international speedway rider who featured in the first Speedway World Championship in final in 1936. Newton started his career with the Crystal Palace Glaziers in 1932 and stayed with the promotion when they moved to New Cross in 1934, he qualified for the World final, his first of three. At the end of the 1938 season Newton retired due to illness, but not before helping New Cross to the National League championship. After the war Newton made a surprise comeback, after a benefit meeting was arranged for him in 1947 as he was still suffering from illness, he returned to the New Cross team in 1948. Further surgery at the end of 1948 was needed and it was assumed that Newton would retire but in 1949 he joined the Fleetwood Flyers in the National League Division Two where he recorded eight maximum scores in fifty appearances. 1950 saw Newton at Walthamstow Wolves followed by a season with the Liverpool Chads in 1951. He started 1952 with the Chads but moved to St Austell Gulls of the Southern League for the remainder of the season, before becoming their team manager for the following two seasons.

1936 - London, Wembley Stadium - 9th - 4pts + 12 semi-final points 1937 - London, Wembley Stadium - 9th - 5pts + 11 semi-final points 1938 - London, Wembley Stadium - 15th - 2pts + 5 semi-final points

The Small Bachelor

The Small Bachelor is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on 28 April 1927 by Methuen & Co. London, in the United States on 17 June 1927 by George H. Doran, New York, it is based upon Wodehouse and Guy Bolton's book for the 1918 musical Oh, Lady! Lady!!. Set during Prohibition, the story tells of the romantic troubles of George Finch, a short-statured would-be artist living in New York's Greenwich Village. George falls in love with Molly Waddington but faces opposition from her ambitious step-mother, who wants Molly to marry an English lord. One of the novel's characters, Officer Garroway, returns in Galahad at Blandings; the Waddingtons' butler Ferris appears to be the same Ferris employed as butler at Ashby Hall in Company for Henry. On the roof of the Sheridan Apartment House, near Washington Square, New York, is a "small bachelor apartment, penthouse style", the small bachelor who owns it is amateur artist George Finch, rich due to an inheritance, he falls in love with Molly Waddington at first sight, but is too shy to approach her until he retrieves her dog.

George's authoritative friend J. Hamilton Beamish, author of self-help books, is helping mild-mannered policeman Garroway become a poet. Garroway recognizes George's valet, Frederick Mullett, an ex-convict who served time for burglary, though Mullett is now reformed. Mullett is engaged to former pickpocket Fanny Welch, somewhat less reformed. George is invited into Molly's home by Sigsbee H. Waddington. Though once wealthy, Mr. Waddington cannot afford to go out West because he is now financially dependent on his rich wife, Molly's step-mother ambitious Mrs. Waddington, she dislikes George, believing his morals are suspect because he lives in an unconventional artist neighborhood, wants Molly to marry the tall and handsome Lord Hunstanton. However, Molly loves George. Hamilton Beamish gets help for George from Madame Eulalie, Mrs. Waddington's palmist and fortune teller, who tells Mrs. Waddington that disaster will strike if Molly marries Hunstanton. Beamish falls in love with Madame Eulalie. Molly gets engaged to George.

Mr. Waddington sells a pearl necklace to buy stock in a motion picture company, replacing the necklace with a fake, he tricks Garroway into buying the stock. George and Beamish learn that George's ex-fiancée from East Gilead, May Stubbs, is coming to George and Molly's wedding, they fear she might put a stop to the wedding, her engagement to George faded but was never ended. They plan to have a girl pretend to be George's abandoned girlfriend so May will let this girl have George, Hamilton Beamish enlists Fanny; when May arrives, Beamish recognizes her as Madame Eulalie. She only views George as a friend and returns Beamish's feelings, so he cancels the plan with Fanny; however and Molly's wedding is stopped when Fanny appears pretending to be George's abandoned girlfriend, using this ruse to distract the guests while she steals a pearl necklace on display there, not knowing it is fake. Frederick Mullett, now Fanny's husband convinces her to return the necklace. Molly learns that Fanny was lying but Mrs. Waddington still doubts George's morals, searches his apartment for evidence against him, getting Lord Hunstanton to help.

She is identified as a burglar by Officer Garroway, who tries to arrest her but is thwarted when she throws pepper at his face. She is forced to be less critical of George's morals after she is discovered in the embarrassing position of being alone in the apartment with Hunstanton. Mr. Waddington, rich once again after buying back his now-valuable stock from Garroway, decides they should go out West and Mrs. Waddington consents, she now likes George, since George hit Officer Garroway while escaping a police raid of a restaurant selling alcoholic drinks. Garroway is unwilling to make an arrest. Garroway is disappointed that he cannot make an arrest after enduring pepper thrown at his face and the restaurant scuffle, but he is uplifted when invited to join George and the others in drinking two large bottles of champagne that George claims mysteriously appeared in his cupboard; the story was published as a serial in Liberty between 18 September and 25 December 1926, with illustrations by James Montgomery Flagg.

It was serialised in New magazine from December 1926 to July 1927. The first UK edition dust wrapper was illustrated by Frank Marston, the first US edition dust wrapper was illustrated by G. Hartmann. A new preface by Wodehouse was added in the 1970 UK edition; the novel was adapted into a silent film titled The Small Bachelor, in 1927. A theatrical adaptation, entitled Over the Moon, was written by Steven Dietz, it premiered at the Arizona Theatre Company in 2003, was subsequently seen at the Seattle Repertory Theatre. Notes BibliographyMcIlvaine, Eileen. P. G. Wodehouse: A Comprehensive Bibliography and Checklist. New York: James H. Heineman Inc. ISBN 978-0-87008-125-5; the Russian Wodehouse Society's page, with a list of characters


Craniophora is a genus of moths of the family Noctuidae. Craniophora draudti H. L. Han & Kononenko, 2010 Craniophora praeclara Craniophora fasciata Moore, Craniophora fujianensis Kiss & Gyulai, 2013 Craniophora harmandi Craniophora ligustri Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775 – coronet Craniophora melanisans Wiltshire, 1980 Craniophora malesiae Holloway, 1989 Craniophora nodyna Turner, 1904 Craniophora oda Craniophora phaeocosma Turner, 1920 Craniophora pontica Staudinger, 1879 Craniophora sichuanensis Kiss, Gyulai & Saldaitis, 2013 Craniophora at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms Craniophora. Natural History Museum, London

Bantamweight (MMA)

The bantamweight division in mixed martial arts refers to a number of different weight classes: The UFC's bantamweight division, which groups competitors within 126–135 lb The King of the Cage bantamweight class, with upper limit at 145 lb The Shooto bantamweight division, which suits competitors below 125 lb The ONE Championship's bantamweight division, with upper limit at 66 kg The Road FC's bantamweight division, with upper limit at 135.6 lb The bantamweight division sits between the lighter flyweight division and the heavier featherweight division. For the sake of uniformity, many American mixed martial arts websites refer to competitors between 126 and 135 lb as bantamweights, as it encompasses encompasses both the Shooto Featherweight division and the King of the Cage Flyweight division; the Association of Boxing Commissions, which governs MMA in that country, uses the 126-135 standard for "bantamweight". Prior to UFC 31, 150-pound fighters were known as bantamweights in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

After which, the weight limit was raised to 155 lb, the division became reinstated as the lightweight class. The bantamweight limit, as defined by the Nevada State Athletic Commission and the Association of Boxing Commissions is 135 lb; these tables were last updated in April 2019. Active title reignMen: Women: List of current MMA Bantamweight Champions List of current MMA Women's Bantamweight Champions List of UFC Bantamweight Champions List of WEC Bantamweight Champions List of Pancrase Bantamweight Champions List of Road FC Bantamweight Champions

Disney's Wedding Pavilion

Disney's Wedding Pavilion is a facility at the Walt Disney World resort in Lake Buena Vista, near Orlando, that hosts weddings, vow renewals, "commitment ceremonies". Located at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, near the Magic Kingdom theme park, the pavilion opened on July 15, 1995. To enter the pavilion, you cross a footbridge with an archway with two interlocking wedding rings on the top; the non-denominational chapel seats up to 250 guests, is climate controlled, is only available through Disney's Fairytale Weddings & Honeymoons program. The chapel has a 75 foot walk down the aisle. During the 25th anniversary of Disney's Fairytale Weddings, the wedding pavilion received a makeover with new, elegant decor, the addition of a chandelier in the center. According to Disney, the site can host up to six ceremonies at the Wedding Pavilion per day and is available seven days per week; the Disney Wedding Program can host weddings in many locations across Walt Disney World's Properties, but the Wedding Pavilion remains the most popular.

In addition to the chapel, the venue includes Franck's, a planning studio inspired by Martin Short's eccentric character in the 1991 film Father of the Bride. The Wedding Pavilion is equipped with three built-in video cameras, as well a control booth that allows the camera operators to capture everything, going on during the ceremony; the space has a sound system with wireless microphones and a technician to oversee the ceremony. Designers at Walt Disney Imagineering set the site so that Cinderella Castle is framed in two views: through a window behind the indoor altar where ceremonies are held, through a hedge arch outside the chapel; the chapel can accommodate up depending on chosen options. Pricing for the Disney's Wedding Pavilion at the Grand Floridian starts with minimums of $10,000. A minimum is created based on time of day and day of the week, is overall what must be spent on the wedding; the only mandated part of the minimum is the ceremony fee, which for the pavilion is $5,000. The ceremony fee is to rent the pavilion and comes along with an organist, a wedding planner and coordination team, vestibules for the couple for last minute preparations, complimentary self-parking.

The program and pavilion can be tailored to couples' preferences, but Disney offers three styling options: Romance and Elegance. Disney's Fairy Tale Weddings & Honeymoons Disney's Fairy Tale Weddings Official website