Have Space Suit—Will Travel is a science fiction novel for young readers by American writer Robert A. Heinlein serialised in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction and published by Scribner's in hardcover in 1958, it is the last of the Heinlein juveniles. It was nominated for a Hugo Award in 1959, it won the Sequoyah Children's Book Award for 1961. Heinlein's engineering expertise enabled him to add realistic detail. Clifford "Kip" Russell, enters an advertising jingle writing contest, hoping to win an all-expenses-paid trip to the Moon, he instead gets a used space suit. Kip puts the suit back into working condition. Kip reluctantly decides to return his space suit for a cash prize to help pay for college, but puts it on for one last walk; as he idly broadcasts on his shortwave radio, someone identifying herself as "Peewee" answers and requests a homing signal. He is shocked when a flying saucer lands on top of him. A young girl and an alien being flee from it, but all three are captured and taken to the Moon.
Their kidnapper is a horrible-looking creature who contemptuously refers to all others as "animals". Wormface has two human flunkies who assisted him in capturing the Mother Thing and Peewee, a preteen genius and the daughter of an eminent scientist; the Mother Thing speaks like birdsong, with a few musical notations. Kip and Peewee have no trouble understanding her. Kip and the Mother Thing try to escape to the nearest human base by hiking across the lunar surface, but they are recaptured and taken to a base on Pluto. Kip is thrown into a cell to be joined by the two human traitors, who have outlived their usefulness. Before they disappear, one mentions to Kip that his former employers eat humans; the Mother Thing, makes herself useful to their captors by constructing advanced devices for them. She manages to steal enough parts to assemble a transmitter; the bomb takes care of most of the Wormfaces, but the Mother Thing freezes solid when she tries to set up the transmitter outside without a spacesuit.
Kip nearly freezes to death as well while activating the distress beacon, but help arrives instantly. It turns out. Kip suffers severe frostbite and is kept in a state of cryopreservation while the Mother Thing's people figure out how to heal him. Kip and Peewee are transported to the Mother Thing's home planet. While Kip recuperates, "Prof Joe" learns about Earth from Kip. Once Kip is well, he, the Mother Thing travel to a planet in the Lesser Magellanic Cloud, to face an intergalactic tribunal, composed of many advanced species which have banded together for self-protection; the Wormfaces are put on trial first. They promise to annihilate all other species, are judged to be dangerous, their planet is "rotated" out of three-dimensional space without their star - an act of genocide dooming them to freeze to death. It is humanity's turn, as represented by Peewee, Iunio, a Neanderthal man; the Neanderthal is rejected as being of another species. Iunio proves brave. Peewee's and Kip's recorded remarks are admitted into evidence.
In humanity's defense, Kip makes a stirring speech. The Mother Thing and a representative of another race argue that the short-lived species are children who should be granted more time to learn and grow, it is decided to re-evaluate humanity after "a dozen half-deaths of radium". Kip and Peewee are returned to Earth with equations provided by the Vegans. Kip passes the information along to Peewee's father. Reisfeld arranges a full scholarship for Kip at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where Kip wants to study engineering and spacesuit design. Since the advent of amateur radio satellites in 1961, the majority have been known as Orbital Satellite Carrying Amateur Radio – OSCAR. An amateur radio satellite, dubbed SuitSat, was launched from the International Space Station in February 2006; this was an obsolete space suit with a ham radio transmitter inside it. Floyd C. Gale wrote that the book "is the most unabashedly juvenile of Heinlein's long list... Great for kids, chancy for grownups who don't identify with adolescent heroes".
In 2010, it was announced that Star Trek writer Harry Kloor had written a script for a film version and optioned the film rights. The film was expected to have come out in 2013, but as of the end of 2013 was still listed as "in development". 1958, Charles Scribner's Sons, hardcover 1970, Ace Books, paperback 1971, NEL, paperback, ISBN 0-450-00729-4 1977, paperback, ISBN 0-345-26071-6 May 1, 1977, Macmillan Publishing Company, hardcover, ISBN 0-684-14857-9 July 12, 1981, Del Rey, paperback, ISBN 0-345-30103-X May 12, 1985, Del Rey, paperback, 256 pages, ISBN 0-345-32441-2 July 1, 1987, Hodder & Stoughton General Division, paperback, ISBN 0-450-00729-4 June 1, 1994, Buccaneer Books, hardcover, ISBN 1-56849-288-X October 1, 1999, library binding, ISBN 0-613-13639-X July 2003, Del Rey Books, hardcover, ISBN 0-613-94907-2 July 29, 2003, Del Rey, paperback, 240 pages, ISBN 0-345-46107-X December 1, 2003, Full Cast Audio, cassette audiobook, ISBN 1-932076-39-5 December 1, 2003, Full Cast Audio, cassette audiobook, ISBN 1-932076-40-9 December 1, 2003, Full Cast Audio, CD audiobook, ISBN 1-932076-41-7 February 8, 2005, paperback, 256 pages
The North Battleford Crown Colony is an unincorporated community within the Rural Municipality of North Battleford No. 437 in Saskatchewan, Canada, designated a census subdivision by Statistics Canada. It is adjacent to the City of North Battleford and is home to the Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford. Located within the Rural Municipality of North Battleford No. 437, the North Battleford Crown Colony census subdivision shares a boundary with the City of North Battleford to the north and east and is located on the northeast shore of the North Saskatchewan River. The Town Battleford is across the river to the west while the Rural Municipality of Battle River No. 438 is across the river to the south. In the 2011 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the North Battleford Crown Colony recorded a population of 164 living in 5 of its 8 total private dwellings, a 7.2% change from its 2006 population of 153. With a land area of 1.26 km2, it had a population density of 130.2/km2 in 2011.
In the 2006 Census of Population, the North Battleford Crown Colony recorded a population of 153 living in 8 of its 8 total private dwellings, a -40.2% change from its 2001 population of 256. With a land area of 1.26 km2, it had a population density of 121.4/km2 in 2006. The North Battleford Crown Colony is home to the Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford, a mental health centre, located at 1 Jersey Street, it is administered by the Prairie North Health Region. The hospital has 252 beds, though a replacement hospital is under construction that will have 284 beds once construction is completed in spring of 2018. List of communities in Saskatchewan
Nils Ola Toivonen is a Swedish footballer, who plays as an attacking midfielder or striker for Melbourne Victory. After beginning his career in his homeland, he joined Dutch club PSV Eindhoven in January 2009, remained there for five-and-a-half seasons, winning the KNVB Cup in 2012, until a €2.5 million move to Rennes. After a successful spell with Rennes in Ligue 1, Toivonen represented Sunderland in the Premier League before returning to France in 2016 to suit up for Toulouse. A full international for Sweden starting in 2007, he earned over 60 caps for his nation, was part of their squads for UEFA Euro 2012 and the 2018 FIFA World Cup, retiring after the latter tournament, his father Yrjö emigrated to Degerfors to work in a factory. Toivonen started his career at Degerfors, where he became involved in their campaign in 2005 to avoid relegation from Superettan, he was bought by Örgryte, their manager Zoran Lukić. The first, only, season in Örgryte ended sadly. Lukić was sacked, Örgryte finished last in Allsvenskan, thus was relegated to Superettan.
In November 2006, he won the "Newcomer of the Year" award at the annual Swedish football awards. He soon signed a four-year contract in a transfer worth more than $1.1 million. He became Malmö's second most expensive player of all time. In the 2007 season, Toivonen's first at Malmö, the club finished 9th in Allsvenskan and Toivonen scored three goals; the 2008 season went somewhat better for Malmö, finishing 6th, this was the absolute breakthrough for Toivonen. In 27 games, he managed to score 14 goals as well as seven assists; this drew the attention of some Premier League and Eredivisie clubs, most notably West Ham United and PSV Eindhoven. Toivonen signed a contract with PSV Eindhoven in early 2009; the transfer fee was, according to some source, €3.5 million, according to other sources €4.5 million. He received a red card in a February 2009 match against FC Volendam, which sidelined him for two matches, his first half season in the Netherlands, saw Toivonen score 6 goals in 14 appearances for his new club.
On 8 November 2009, Toivonen scored four out of five goals against ADO Den Haag in a 5–1 win, scoring a hat trick in the first 42 minutes of the game. His first full season in the Eredivise proved successful, adapting scoring 13 goals; the first game of the new season kicked off on 7 August 2010 and saw PSV head to the Abe Lenstra Stadion to face Heerenveen. Toivonen struck two second half goals, before Orlando Engelaar added a third, helping to secure a comfortable 3–1 victory. 14 August 2010 saw Toivonen net his second hat trick for PSV, scoring three goals in a 6–0 win over De Graafschap. He added the third goal in a 3–1 win against NEC Nijmegen on 11 September that helped his side climb to first in the Eredivisie rankings. 24 October saw his side record a memorable 10–0 win over rivals Feyenoord at the Philips Stadion. Toivonen scored the first of six goals in the second half. On 4 December Toivonen added two goals to his account in a 5–2 win over Heracles Almelo. In PSV's second game back following the winter break, Toivonen netted the equalizing goal in a 2–1 win against Willem II.
A month on 20 February 2011, Toivonen scored the third goal, in a 4–1 home win against NAC Breda that saw PSV move two points clear at the top of the Eredivisie. A crucial game against SC Heerenveen on 10 April saw Toivonen return to the squad, he started on the bench. Toivonen scored PSV's second goal, deep into stoppage time. On 24 April, PSV travelled to Rotterdam to play Feyenoord at De Kuip. After embarrassingly losing 10–0 in the first meeting of the season, Feyenoord responded by winning 3–1, Toivonen scored the only goal for the Boerens, ending PSV's title hopes; the 2010–11 campaign saw Toivonen score 15 Eredivisie goals and 3 Europa League goals for PSV, making him the club's second leading goalscorer of the season behind Balázs Dzsudzsák. With strike partner Balázs Dzsudzsák leaving PSV to join Russian Premier League side Anzhi Makhachkala, Toivonen was required to fill in and contribute with more goals for the new season. Toivonen scored his first goal of the season in PSV's 3–0 win over ADO Den Haag on 21 August.
He followed this effort up with another goal in his side's 5–0 thrashing of Austrian Bundesliga outfit SV Ried in the qualifying stages of the Europa League. PSV and Toivonen continued their rich goal-scoring form, as they hammered Excelsior 6–1 on 28 August with Toivonen netting a brace. Due to injuries, Toivonen only made 17 appearances. At the end of the season, PSV wanted to sell Toivonen as he had refused to extend his contract which would expire in the summer of 2014. Norwich City showed interest in the player, but preferred countryman Johan Elmander after Toivonen had been dawdling too long in the opinion of the club. Although both PSV and Toivonen were dissatisfied after a transfer had failed, Toivonen made 14 appearances in which he scored once. In the winter break PSV announced that Toivonen would not play a single match for PSV in the second half of the season. Both the player and the club wanted to disband. On 20 January 2014, it was announced that Toivonen had been sold to Rennes for a transfer fee of €2.5 million.
On 28 August 2015, Toivonen joined Premier League side Sunderland on a season-long loan, linking up with his former manager at PSV Dick Advocaat. The following day, he made his debut as a half-time substitute for Lee Cattermole in at Aston Villa, assisted former PSV teammate Jeremain Lens's equa
Kira Marie Peter-Hansen is a Danish politician. She is a Socialist People's Party Member of the European Parliament elected in the 2019 European parliamentary election. Peter-Hansen is the youngest MEP. Kira Marie Peter-Hansen was born on 23 February 1998 in Capital Region of Denmark, she grew up in Furesø Municipality. Peter-Hansen joined the youth wing of the Socialist People's Party, the Youth of the Socialist People's Party in 2015. Peter-Hansen is a financial officer in the organisation; the party is left-wing and supports green policy. Prior to her political career, she worked as a barista. Peter-Hansen was the campaign manager for Astrid Aller's successful election as Copenhagen councillor in the 2017 Danish local elections. Danish politician Karsten Hønge stood as a candidate for the Socialist People's Party in the 2019 European parliamentary election, he was second on the party's list, was elected as one of its two MEPs in Denmark. However he chose not to take his seat to seek re-election in the 2019 Danish general election.
Peter-Hansen was nominated to become a MEP, in his place, as she had received the next highest number of votes of any of the party's candidates. At the age of 21 years, 3 months, 3 days, she is the youngest MEP; the previous youngest was the German politician Ilka Schröder, one month older when she was elected as an Alliance 90/The Greens MEP in the 1999 European parliamentary election. In the European Parliament, she is a member of the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs in which she serves as coordinator for the Greens, is part of the delegation for relations with India. Peter-Hansen is a substitute member of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs. In order to concentrate on her political career, Peter-Hansen dropped out of her economics course at Copenhagen University, she has described her main priorities in parliament to be to promote environmentally friendly policy, to renegotiate the Common Agricultural Policy. Peter-Hansen advocates for LGBT rights
Grand Army of the Republic Hall known as the Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Hall, was an historic brick building located at 14 Prospect Street in Orange, Massachusetts in the United States. The hall was built by members of the GAR as a memorial to the Union Army veterans of the Civil War, it was one of many such halls built in the country. It is a contributing property in the Orange Center Historic District; the hall was the meeting place of the Gen. Sedgwick GAR Post No. 17, one of 210 posts in the Department of Massachusetts. The post was named in memory of Gen. John Sedgwick; the Historic American Buildings Survey funded by the WPA in the 1930s reported that this hall was one of only 20 GAR halls left in Massachusetts, of which only 4 were brick. It was the only brick hall that had a turret tower. According to the Town of Orange Massachusetts Historical Society, the building was torn down in the early 1990's. Grand Army of the Republic Hall HAER record
Henlys Group PLC was a major London motor distributor and dealer founded in 1917 in London's Great Portland Street. In the 1980s it was taken over by a company associated with Michael Ashcroft some years sold to Yorkshire bus manufacturer Plaxton. Long-established Plaxton took the Henlys name in March 1992, sold the motor business in 1997 and with the freed capital became a major player in the bus and coach business in North America. Henlys Group known as Plaxton, found it was unable to service the debt taken on for its North American expansion, liquidated what it could and closed its business in 2004. Frank Hough —who had his own motor business in Walsall which he'd started in 1909— and Herbert Gerald Henly began business in 1917 as car dealers at 89 Great Portland Street, London; when their private company was listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1928 they claimed to have one of the largest retail motor organisations in the country. It carried on business in London and Manchester dealing in "new and second hand cars of all descriptions".
Showrooms and petrol stations gave the Henlys name to Henlys Corner, the junction of the North Circular Road, A1 and Finchley Road in Hampstead Garden Suburb and to Henlys Roundabout at the start of the A30 at Hounslow West / Cranford. The business's scale may be gauged by the chairman's catalogue of their wartime activities given to shareholders in January 1946: assembly of 25,000 army vehicles of all types and maintenance of all types of service vehicles. In addition providing nearly 250,000 tank and aircraft assemblies and parts, repair or dismantling of 1,000 aircraft, handling over 80,000 tanks and packing more than a million spare parts. In 1946 Henlys distributed Armstrong Siddeley, Bentley, Riley, Rolls-Royce and Rover cars along with Studebaker vehicles for the whole of England and those of the Willys Overland Corporation including their famous Jeep; when Herbert Henly died in 1973 a brief obituary in The Times reported the business he had helped found now runs 110 petrol stations, works departments and showrooms throughout Britain.
Henlys expanded by acquisition of major competitors. By 1981 car sales and profits were down. Aside from the British Leyland brands Henlys distributed Ford and Talbot. By 1984 takeover bids were in the air. In August 1984 Michael Ashcroft's Midepsa subsidiary, Coleman Milne, reported it held 59.8 per cent of Henly's shares. Henlys was bought by the Lord Ashcroft backed Hawley Goodall, owners of Coleman Milne, the makers of funeral hearses; the bid was made via a Canadian-based company part-owned by David Wickins of British Car Auctions. On completion of the takeover, Hawley Goodall formed a Motoring Division comprising Henlys and Coleman Milne. In 1989, Hawley Goodall sold its Motoring Division consisting of Henlys and Coleman Milne to the Plaxton Group, the bus and coach manufacturer based in Scarborough, North Yorkshire. In May 1992, the Plaxton Group PLC was renamed Henlys Group PLC. Coleman Milne was sold to a management buy-out in late 1992. Henlys pursued a strategy of expansion through the 1990s.
The established Wigan bus bodybuilder Northern Counties was bought in 1995 for £10 million. The UK bus and coach manufacturing business, trading under the Plaxton brand, continued to produce a range of bus and coach bodywork, it owned one of the largest UK coach dealers and provided after-sales services to coach and bus operators. Henlys acquired a 49 per cent. Share in Prévost, a leading North American manufacturer of coaches and bus shells in 1995; the other 51 per cent of Prévost was owned by Volvo. Car dealerships produced less than one fifth of Henlys' 1996 profits; the motor division, there were 32 dealerships covering most major manufacturers, was sold in August 1997 to HMG, formed for the purpose by venture capitalist Legal and General Ventures. The motor division merged with Hancock Motors of Sevenoaks but HMG Holdings entered administration in February 2001. At that time HMG operated 38 sites employed 1,800 to 2,000 people. Most of Henlys' substantial net cash surplus went to pay for Canada's Nova Bus Corporation.
The Nova Bus deal was reported just before Christmas 1997. In February 1998, Prévost acquired a city bus manufacturer for the Canadian and US market. In July 1998 Henlys made an agreed bid of £ 190 million for utility vehicle maker Dennis. A hostile bidding war ensued with engineering group Mayflower, owners of Scottish bus builder Walter Alexander. Volvo lent its support to the Henlys bid, raised to £247 million, but the Dennis board accepted Mayflower's £268.9 million offer. The next year Henlys announced they were planning to spend up to £100 million on acquisitions, the money intended to be spent on the acquisition of Dennis, in order to expand its bus building activities in the US. After discussions with several companies, Henlys purchased Blue Bird, the US school bus manufacturer, for £267 million; this prompted speculation. Henlys raised £ 111 million in a rights issue. In August 2000, with continuing domestic sales difficulties, a joint venture was formed with Mayflower, now owners of the Dennis and Alexander brands.
The joint venture, known as TransBus International, included only the United Kingdom bus manufacturing operations, including Plaxton and Northern Counties. Henlys held a 30 per cent stake in the joint venture, which employed 3,300 employees at seven locations; the traditional brands of Alexander and Plaxton were replaced by TransBus International. TransBus International went into administration on 31 March 2004. TransBus Plaxton was sold to its man