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Jeremiah Clarke

Jeremiah Clarke was an English baroque composer and organist, best known for his Trumpet Voluntary, a popular piece played at wedding ceremonies. The exact date of Clarke's birth has been debated; the Dictionary of National Biography states that Clarke "is said to have been born in 1669." Most sources say that he is thought to have been born in London around 1674. Clarke was one of the pupils of John Blow at St Paul's Cathedral and a chorister in 1685 at the Chapel Royal. Between 1692 and 1695 he was an organist at Winchester College between 1699 and 1704 he was an organist at St Paul's Cathedral, he became an organist and'Gentleman extraordinary' at the Chapel Royal, he shared that post with fellow composer William Croft, his friend. They were succeeded by John Blow. Today, Clarke is best remembered for a popular keyboard piece, either a harpsichord piece or a work for wind ensemble: the Prince of Denmark's March, called the Trumpet Voluntary, written in about 1700. From c. 1878 until the 1940s the work was attributed to Henry Purcell, was published as Trumpet Voluntary by Henry Purcell in William Spark's Short Pieces for the Organ, Book VII, No. 1.

This version came to the attention of Sir Henry J. Wood, who made two orchestral transcriptions of it, both of which were recorded; the recordings further cemented the erroneous notion. Clarke's piece is a popular choice for wedding music, has been used in royal weddings; the famous Trumpet Tune in D was taken from the semi-opera The Island Princess, a joint musical production of Clarke and Daniel Purcell —probably leading to the confusion. "A violent and hopeless passion for a beautiful lady of a rank superior to his own" caused Clarke to commit suicide. He fell madly in love with one of his female students, a young, beautiful woman, of much higher social rank than he, but the woman was out of his league in every way, he couldn't bear it. He thus decided. Clarke had been visiting a friend, he abruptly determined to return to London. His friend observed his dejection, disappointment in love, furnished him with a horse and a servant to take care of him. While riding near London, a fit of melancholy seized him on the road.

He went into a field, where there was a pond surrounded by trees, stood on the bank of the pond. He began thinking of a suicide method, which he could not decide on, debating with himself whether he should drown himself in the pond or hang himself on the trees. So, to decide his fate, he tossed a coin in the water; the coin fell with its edge embedded in the clay, so Clarke mounted his horse, returned to London, went back to his home in the churchyard of St Paul's Cathedral. Instead of consoling himself, he therefore chose another method of suicide. Suicides were not granted burial in consecrated ground, but an exception was made for Clarke, buried in the crypt of St Paul's Cathedral Like his date of birth, the account of his death has been debated in some sources. For example, the story of the composer's suicide is contradicted by a contemporary broadsheet which seems to have escaped the notice of his biographers, it is a large single sheet, entitled'A Sad and Dismal Account of the Sudden and Untimely Death of Mr. Jeremiah Clark, one of the Queen's Organists, who Shot himself in the Head with a Screw Pistol, at the Golden Cup in St. Paul's-Church-Yard, on Monday Morning last, for the supposed Love of a Young Woman, near Pater-noster-Row.'

This account states how Clarke, a bachelor with a salary of over 300/. A year, about nine o'clock'Monday morning last' was visited by his father and some friends,'at which he seem'd to be Chearful and Merry, by Playing on his Musick for a considerable time, a Pair of Organs in his own House, which he took great Delight in,' and after his father had gone returned to his room, between ten and eleven o'clock, his maid-servant heard a pistol go off in his room, running in found that he had shot himself behind the ear, he died the same day about three o'clock.'The Occasion … is variously Discours'd. Curious discrepancies exist as to the exact date of when Clarke shot himself. While most sources give the date as 1 December 1707, music historian Charles Burney says that the event took place on 16 July 1707, but Hawkins left a copy of his'History,' in which he had made numerous corrections, in this the date appears as 1 December 1707, which date is given in the 1853 edition of the work. In the Chapel Royal Cheque Book is an entry, signed by the sub-dean, to the effect that on 5 November 1707 Croft was admitted into the organist's place,'now become void by the death of Mr. Jeremiah Clerk,' and in Barrett's English Churc

Novelty Iron Works

The Novelty Iron Works was an ironworking firm founded to make boilers in New York City. Located at 12th street, New York; the founder was the Rev. Eliphalet Nott President of Union College of New York. Eliphalet Nott had established the works to commercialize his invention. Among the first boilers was used to provide steam for his pleasure boat named the Novelty; this was used to demonstrate the boiler and so the community referred to it as the Novelty Iron Works. It was however registered as the firm of H. Company; the works was reorganized first as the firm of Ward Stillman & Co. Stillman, Allen & Co. from 1842 until 1855 with the recruitment of Horatio Allen. In 1855 it was incorporated under its common name and continued operating until 1870. Although they were not the largest principals the family of Eliphalet Nott long continued involvement in the ironworks as ownership changed through different firms

List of Morecambe F.C. seasons

Morecambe Football Club is an English football club based in Morecambe, Lancashire. It plays its football in League Two, the fourth tier of English football, having been promoted in 2007 for the first time in their history to the Football League. Football in the town dates back to the turn of the 20th century; the club took its place in the Lancashire Combination League for the 1920–21 season. At the end of the first season the club moved grounds to Roseberry Park. A few years after the purchase of the ground by the then-President, Mr. J. B. Christie, the ground's name was changed in his honour; those early seasons proved difficult and it was not until 1924–25 that the club began to enjoy some success, claiming the league title for the first time. Mr. Christie bequeathed the ground to the club in 1927 and helped incorporate the club into a Limited Company with a share capital of £1,000; the rest of the 1920s and the whole of the 1930s saw a constant struggle to keep football alive on the North West coast, with poor results on the field and little or no revenue off the field, a near certain recipe for disaster.

The post-war era saw an upturn in the Shrimps' fortunes with steady progress throughout the late 1940s and nearly all the 1950s. These years included an FA Cup third round appearance in a 1 -- 0 defeat to Weymouth; the next decade were as barren as any previous period in the club's history, with the Grim Reaper never far from the Christie Park door. Attendances fell from a creditable 2,000 plus to a miserable 200 minus, with a visible decline in the club fortunes during that period. However, in 1985–86, signs of improvement appeared: the club's league position improved and cup success over the next few years filled the club with optimism, it took ten years of continual improvement both on and off the field to reach the club's ambition of promotion to the Football Conference after many further improvements, not only to the ground but regarding the club's structure, giving the club the opportunity to confidently look forward as one of the more progressive Conference clubs. Since elevation to the Conference in season 1995–96, the Shrimps achieved status as one of the leading teams in the league.

In fact, only Woking had a longer unbroken membership of the league at this time. Runners-up spot was claimed on one occasion and the play-offs places were narrowly missed twice. During this time, the club equalled its best appearance in the FA Cup in both 2000–01 and 2002–03. On both occasions the club faced Ipswich Town, losing 4 -- 0 respectively. Morecambe defeated a few league clubs in the FA Cup, including Cambridge United in 2000–01 and Chesterfield in 2002–03. Morecambe were promoted to the Football League for the first time in their history after winning the Conference Playoff Final, beating Exeter City 2–1 at Wembley on 20 May 2007, in front of over 40,000 fans which followed their semi-final victory over York City. On 17 July 2007, Morecambe announced plans to move to a new stadium in time for the start of the 2009–10 season. Work did not commence on the proposed site until spring 2009 with an anticipated completion date of summer 2010. Morecambe played their first game in the Football League against Barnet at Christie Park in August 2007, in which they played out a 0–0 draw to secure their first Football League point.2009–10 was Morecambe's last season at Christie Park.

They finished the season in fourth place, qualifying for the playoffs, where they lost 7–2 on aggregate to Dagenham & Redbridge. On 10 August 2010, Morecambe played their first match at the Globe Arena against Championship side Coventry City in the League Cup First Round. Morecambe secured a 2–0 win, with Andy Fleming scoring the first two goals at the stadium; this earned Morecambe a Lancashire Derby in the second round against another Championship side, where they lost 3–1

Reserved for the Death

Reserved for the Death is an East German film. It was released in 1963. Former East German engineer Erich Becker had been lured to West Germany by promises of a high reward. Now residing in Stockholm, he is recalled to serve as a spy in the East, he is to convince Dr. Jadenburg to flee from the GDR with the help of his daughter Hanna, who works for the West. While travelling on the train with Hanna, he is told that he is to murder another agent who betrayed and now works for the Stasi; the traitor is revealed to be a former friend of Harry Korb. Becker can not bring himself to kill Korb. Korb tells him; the Stasi agents capture Korb soon after. Reserved for the Death was, according to author Sabine Hake, one of a "hyperbole of espionage thrillers" produced soon after the erection of the Berlin Wall. Writer Gerhard Bensch told in an interview that the plot was based on "numerous authentic documents and details" gleaned by him from the intelligence services. After an evaluation board of DEFA viewed the unedited picture before its release, its members concluded that the producers managed to create a "good picture...

Exposing the inhuman methods of the Imperialists... And allowing the audience to see the experiences of our society's heroes, engaged in brutal class struggle." The reviewer of the East German Berliner Zeitung called the film "a better-than-average criminal film, that will be well received by the public." On 5 July 1963, the film critic of the West German Rheinische Merkur wrote that the film was a "disturbing piece of nonsense... Communist picture of the lowest sort."The German Film Lexicon described "Reserved for the Death" as "a lurid, watchable spy film."Peter Ulrich Weiss added that it was a typical'saboteur film', that presented a negative portrayal of West Germany. Reserved for the Death on IMDb Reserviert für den Tod on Original poster on

Douglas Coe

Douglas Evans Coe was the associate director of The Fellowship. He has been referred to as the "stealth Billy Graham". In 2005, Coe was named one of the 25 most influential evangelicals in the United States by Time magazine. Coe was lay minister in the Presbyterian Church. Douglas Coe was born in 1928 on Oregon, he attended Willamette University in Salem, graduating in 1953. Reluctant to speak in public, Coe denied requests for interviews and speeches to large audiences, he was raised in Oregon. Coe earned a bachelor of science degree from Willamette University. While enrolled as a college student, Coe met dean of men and future fellowship associate Senator Mark O. Hatfield. Coe became involved with Young Life, a campus youth ministry, in Salem and started a chapter of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship with Roy Cook while enrolled at Willamette University. Coe and Cook became involved in laymen's groups of various kinds and helped establish a "Navigator house" in Salem, they met Abraham Vereide when he visited Salem, for a Governor's prayer breakfast and were fascinated by his visionary communication of a "leadership led by God, empowered by His Spirit."In 1958, Coe was employed by Vereide at the International Christian Leadership on Dupont Circle in Washington, D.

C. and served as aide de camp to Vereide. By 1963, Coe had become an assistant director of ICL, he worked alongside of Vereide, Wallace Haines, Clifton Robinson and Richard C. Halverson, the clergy executives of the global ministry. Coe was trained by Jim Rayburn and Lorne Sanny in the methods of Bible memorization and teaching. Vereide had Coe mentored by young Billy Graham, a youth minister and former president of Northwestern College, a frequent house guest of Vereide's. Halverson called Coe "...the godfather... but for good, not for bad." Coe was a member of the planning committee for the National Student Leadership Forum on Faith and Values. Coe died at age 88 in Annapolis, Maryland on February 2017 from complications of a heart attack; the extent of Coe's influence in American politics is a subject of debate. Speaking at the 1990 National Prayer Breakfast, President George H. W. Bush praised Coe for his "quiet diplomacy, I wouldn't say secret diplomacy"; the Fellowship was a behind-the-scenes player at the Camp David Accords in 1978, working with President Jimmy Carter to issue a worldwide call to prayer with Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian President Anwar Sadat.

In 2000, Coe met with top economic officials of Pakistan as a "special envoy" of U. S. Representative Joe Pitts. Coe met with President George H. W. Bush as he hosted a luncheon with Iraq's ambassador to the United States in the mid-1980s. In 2001, The Fellowship helped arrange a private meeting at Cedars between two warring leaders, Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila and Rwandan President Paul Kagame, one of the first of a series of discreet meetings between the two African leaders that led to the signing of a peace accord. Coe was a member of the large United States Congressional and ministerial delegation which accompanied First Lady Hillary Clinton to the 1997 funeral of the founder of the Missionaries of Charity, Mother Teresa, he is mentioned by John Ortberg in his book If You Want to Walk on Water, You've Got to Get Out of the Boat as the pastor of a man, named only as'Bob', who had great influence on bringing medicine and releasing political prisoners in Kenya. Coe convened a meeting between Bob Mitchell, the President of Young Life, Jay Kesler, the President of Youth for Christ, Colonel James Meredith of United States Army at Vereide's Fellowship House in Washington, D.

C. on July 29, 1980, which led to the formation of Military Community Youth Ministries, a global program to spiritually and relationally care for children with parents in the military around the world in the similitude of Young Life and InterVarsity, organizations which Coe had served with early in his ministry career. In March 2009, Coe was a featured speaker at the Idaho State Prayer Breakfast. Speakers at the 48th annual Idaho State Prayer Breakfast challenged an audience of more than 600 Saturday to discover Jesus Christ through individual attention, small group fellowships and statewide prayer for leaders. Former Idaho Governor Cecil Andrus introduced Doug Coe. Andrus said. Doug Coe, told of how people of all cultures and religious backgrounds can be joined by Jesus' teachings. Coe said small group fellowships have taken place all over the world with communists, atheists and Muslims agreeing on the teachings of Jesus. For example, at one small group fellowship meeting, Cecil Andrus asked Arthur Burns, a Jew, to speak.

Burns prayed, "Dear God, I pray. Dear God, I pray. Dear God, I pray. Dear God, I pray that everyone in the world will come to know Jesus." Doug Coe, former Young Life and InterVarsity leader told Saturday's audience: "That's the message for our kids, for our country. Jesus is the answer." When he was not traveling, Coe resided in Arlington, with his wife, Janice, in a house located on the grounds of the former Doubleday Mansion, renamed the Cedars. He and his wife had 21 grandchildren. In August 2019, Netflix released a five-part, original documentary series titled The Family which features Coe as the central figure of what it describes as "an enigmatic conservative Christian group... [th

PG Jaguars

The PG Jaguars were an AAU basketball organization based in Prince George's County, Maryland. While the organization has teams at every age level, the organization is best known for its national and regional championship winning teams at the 10U-14U levels in the 2000s. Coached by Taras "Stink" Brown and assisted by the late Charles Craig, these teams tallied 2 national championships, multiple Potomac Valley region titles and gained renown as the greatest youth team of all time before disbanding around the 2004 season. Players on these teams included 2006 McDonald's All American Game MVP, 2007 Big 12 Player of the Year and 2007 #2 NBA Draft pick Kevin Durant, 2007 McDonald's All American Game MVP, 2008 Big 12 Player of the Year and 2008 #2 NBA Draft pick Michael Beasley and Chris Braswell. Other former PG Jaguars include: Eddie Basden, Chris McCray, Bobby Maze, Tony Durant, Brice Plebani, Cortez Davis; the Making of Kevin Durant B-Easy Does it From the County to the League Player Profile: Kevin Durant Prince George's Jaguars Win Jaguars hoops win Maryland State title Rated P.

G. Michael Beasley: Ready To Rock In The NBA ESPN The Magazine "Rated PG"