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Herbert Thurston

Herbert Henry Charles Thurston was an English priest of the Roman Catholic Church, a member of the Jesuit order, a prolific scholar on liturgical, literary and spiritual matters. In his day, he was regarded as an expert on spiritualism. Today he is remembered chiefly for his extensive contributions to the Catholic Encyclopedia. Herbert Thurston was born in London and educated at Stonyhurst and received his bachelor's degree from London University, he entered the Society of Jesus, was master of Beaumont College from 1880 to 1887. Ordained in 1890, he served as headmaster of Wimbledon College for a single term in 1893-4. Thurston wrote more than 150 articles for the Catholic Encyclopedia, published nearly 800 articles in magazines and scholarly journals, as well a dozen books, he re-edited Alban Butler's Lives of the Saints. Many of Thurston's articles show a skeptical attitude towards popular legends about the lives of the saints and about holy relics. On the other hand, his treatment of spiritualism and the paranormal was regarded as "too sympathetic" by some within the Catholic community.

Father Thurston joined the Society for Psychical Research in 1919, he was a friend of psychical researcher Everard Feilding. Thurston attributed the phenomena of stigmata to the effects of suggestion, he criticized Spiritualism for its confidence. He believed that "some ‘communications’ may originate in the medium’s subconscious, while many alleged communications appear to be self-contradictory."He was a close friend of Father George Tyrrell, a fellow Jesuit priest, harshly sanctioned by the Catholic Church for his Modernist theological opinions. Thurston died in London in 1939. Madame Blavatsky and The Jubilee of Theosophy Modern Spiritualism The Church and Spiritualism The Physical Phenomena of Mysticism Ghosts And Poltergeists Surprising Mystics Eric Dingwall.. Reviews. Journal of the Society for Psychical Research 36: 718-723

Make Me a Star (film)

Make Me a Star is a 1932 American pre-Code romantic comedy film directed by William Beaudine and starring Joan Blondell, Stuart Erwin and ZaSu Pitts. The film is a remake of the 1924 silent film Merton of the Movies, based upon the 1922 novel of that name, the 1923 play adapted from the novel by George S. Kaufman, Marc Connelly, it was remade again in 1947. A small-town delivery boy Merton Gill arrives in Hollywood, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed and complete with a diploma from the National Correspondence Academy of Acting. Crashing the gates of Majestic Pictures Merton manages to fumble his one line bit in the latest Buck Benson western and is fired on the spot. Joan Blondell as'Flips' Montague Stuart Erwin as Merton Gill ZaSu Pitts as Mrs. Scudder Ben Turpin as Ben Charles Sellon as Mr. Gashwiler Florence Roberts as Mrs. Gashwiler Helen Jerome Eddy as Tessie Kearns Arthur Hoyt as Hardy Powell George Templeton as Buck Benson Ruth Donnelly as The Countess Sam Hardy as Jeff Baird Oscar Apfel as HenshawCameo appearances Tallulah Bankhead Clive Brook Maurice Chevalier Claudette Colbert Gary Cooper Phillips Holmes Fredric March Jack Oakie Charles Ruggles Sylvia Sidney Notes Bibliography Marshall, Wendy L. William Beaudine: From Silents to Television.

Scarecrow Press. Make Me a Star at the American Film Institute Catalog Make Me a Star on IMDb Make Me a Star at AllMovie Make Me a Star at the TCM Movie Database


IPKO is a company that provides telecommunication services in Kosovo. It is the second mobile operator in the country. Amongst their services are: mobile telephony, fixed telephony, internet provider and cable TV; the main shareholder of the company is Telekom Slovenije. IPKO Telecommunications company has built a network which covers 99.7% of the population of Kosovo and 98.5% of the territory. It started its operations in the mobile on December 14, 2007. Dialling codes for IPKO are: 043, 048 and 049. Identification code of IPKO is 221-02. In December 2013, IPKO established a 3G network. Since deployment, IPKO has covered 80% of Kosovo’s population with 3G mobile internet, which equals to 43.7% of country’s territory. IPKO’s 3G network coverage covered centers of the major cities and towns in Kosovo, while there was a plan for 2014 to expand its 3G network reach, in order to cover 75% of the territory and 88% of the population. Ipko offers 4G network across all Kosovo and offers free Wi-Fi access across its major cities.

Digital cable and IPTV is now offered in the majority of the cities in Kosovo: Pristina, Ferizaj, Mitrovica, Gjakova, Vučitrn, Vitina, Deçan, Klina, Peć, Kaçanik, Kamenica and Istok. IPKO Online IPKO Portal


Veresegyház is a town in Pest county, Hungary. This village first appeared as Vesereghatz in maps made by Hungarian clerk Lazarus Secretarius between 1510 and 1520; the town lies in the Gödöllő-Hills near Cserhát. The nearest neighbour is Szada. Roman Catholic Church: Built in 1777 by Christoph Anton Migazzi in the style of Louis XVI; the parish buildings and monuments from the lake not far from the stone crosses, there are pedestals to Mary Magdalene and St. John the Evangelist. Roman Catholic cemetery: in 1806 and 1849 with red marble headstones Reformed Church: was built in 1786. Bear and wolf shelters: On November 24, 1998 Central Europe's only bear shelter was opened, covering 3.5 acres. There are wolves in the park as well. Veresegyház is twinned with: Schneeberg, Germany Atia, Romania Šarovce, Slovakia Giv'at Shmuel, Israel Pastovce, Slovakia Zoltán Bánföldi, former Hungarian footballer József Darányi, Hungarian athlete Zoltán Joó, Hungarian painter Zoltán Téglás, American-born Hungarian singer and producer István Sipeki, footballer Norbert Palásthy, footballer István Kövesfalvi, footballer Zoltán Bánföldi, footballer Lajos Horváth: Veresegyház.

Local history and village plans. Veresegyház, 1977. 251 p. Street map Documentary film about the city Veresegyház Official Website Facebook page Website of the Roman Catholic Church Photos of Veresegyház

2016 Russell Square stabbing

On 3 August 2016, a mass stabbing occurred in Russell Square, London. Six people were stabbed, one fatally, before a suspect, identified as Zakaria Bulhan, was apprehended by police and charged with murder and attempted murder; the media linked the stabbing to terrorism, but shifted its focus to possible mental disorders. London's Metropolitan Police Service and London Ambulance Service arrived at the scene of the attacks six minutes after emergency services were called at 22:33. Less than ten minutes a man was arrested at the scene after being tasered by police. Six people selected at random, were stabbed. A 64-year-old American, Darlene Horton, died at the scene, she had planned to fly back to Florida the following day. An American man, a British man, an Australian man, an Australian woman, an Israeli woman were injured; the British man, Bernard Hepplewhite, underwent emergency surgery for a serious abdominal wound and remained in hospital for several days. Zakaria Bulhan was a 19-year-old male Norwegian national of Somali descent.

He was described as a Muslim who "didn't talk about religion." He moved from Norway in 2002, was unemployed and living with his mother and younger brother in Tooting, South London. Not long before the stabbing, Bulhan completed his first studies at South Thames College, had been a patient at a psychiatric facility near Russell Square. According to a family friend, Bulhan called an ambulance three separate times in the last six months, claiming he wanted to harm himself. In his 2017 book, Media and the Somali Conflict, Idil Osman speculates that the "cultural stigma" associated with mental illness in Somali society makes it less that individuals and families of disturbed persons like Bulhan will seek treatment. Following his arrest, Bulhan was treated in hospital and held in custody at a police station in South London. On 5 August, he was charged with the murder of Horton, along with five counts of attempted murder, he appeared at Westminster Magistrates' Court on 6 August. The trial was expected to take place in February 2017.

In February 2017, Bulhan admitted killing US tourist Darlene Horton and injuring five others in Russell Square in 2016. He was sentenced on 7 February to be detained for an indefinite period in a maximum security hospital; the Metropolitan Police said they were exploring terrorism as a possible motive. They said the investigation "increasingly points" to the attack being "triggered by mental health issues", that the stabbings were random. Norwegian police cooperated in the investigation. In an interview after the attack, the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, said, "London is one of the safest capitals in the world", he added, "It is a reality in 2016 – when you look at what happened in Nice, in Brussels, in Munich, in parts of America – we've always got to be vigilant and never complacent."Kenan Malik described the attack as highlighting "the difficulty... in drawing a distinction between jihadi violence and the fury of disturbed minds." 2015 Leytonstone tube station attack

Sixty Cents an Hour

Sixty Cents an Hour is a 1923 American silent comedy film directed by Joseph Henabery and written by Grant Carpenter and Frank Condon. Starring Walter Hiers, Jacqueline Logan, Ricardo Cortez, Charles Stanton Ogle, Lucille Ward, Robert Dudley, it was released on May 13, 1923, by Paramount Pictures. Walter Hiers as Jimmy Kirk Jacqueline Logan as Mamie Smith Ricardo Cortez as William Davis Charles Stanton Ogle as James Smith Lucille Ward as Mrs. Smith Robert Dudley as Storekeeper Clarence Burton as Crook Guy Oliver as Crook Cullen Tate as Crook Sixty Cents an Hour on IMDb Synopsis at AllMovie