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Jerome K. Jerome

Jerome Klapka Jerome was an English writer and humourist, best known for the comic travelogue Three Men in a Boat. Other works include the essay collections Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow and Second Thoughts of an Idle Fellow. Jerome was born in Caldmore, England, he was the fourth child of Marguerite Jones and Jerome Clapp, an ironmonger and lay preacher who dabbled in architecture. He had two sisters and Blandina, one brother, who died at an early age. Jerome was registered as Jerome Clapp Jerome, like his father's amended name, the Klapka appears to be a variation; the family fell into poverty owing to bad investments in the local mining industry, debt collectors visited an experience that Jerome described vividly in his autobiography My Life and Times. The young Jerome attended St Marylebone Grammar School, he wished to go into politics or be a man of letters, but the death of his father when Jerome was 13 and of his mother when he was 15 forced him to quit his studies and find work to support himself.

He was employed at the London and North Western Railway collecting coal that fell along the railway, he remained there for four years. Jerome was inspired by his older sister Blandina's love for the theatre, he decided to try his hand at acting in 1877, under the stage name Harold Crichton, he joined a repertory troupe that produced plays on a shoestring budget drawing on the actors' own meagre resources – Jerome was penniless at the time – to purchase costumes and props. After three years on the road with no evident success, the 21-year-old Jerome decided that he had enough of stage life and sought other occupations, he tried to become a journalist, writing essays and short stories, but most of these were rejected. Over the next few years, he was a school teacher, a packer, a solicitor's clerk. In 1885, he had some success with On the Stage – and Off, a comic memoir of his experiences with the acting troupe, followed by Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow, a collection of humorous essays which had appeared in the newly founded magazine, Home Chimes, the same magazine that would serialise Three Men in a Boat.

On 21 June 1888, Jerome married Georgina Elizabeth Henrietta Stanley Marris, nine days after she divorced her first husband. She had a daughter from her five-year marriage nicknamed Elsie; the honeymoon took place on the Thames "in a little boat," a fact, to have a significant influence on his next and most important work, Three Men in a Boat. Jerome sat down to write Three Men in a Boat as soon. In the novel, his wife was replaced by his longtime friends George Carl Hentschel; this allowed him to create comic situations which were nonetheless intertwined with the history of the Thames region. The book, published in 1889, has never been out of print, its popularity was such that the number of registered Thames boats went up fifty percent in the year following its publication, it contributed to the Thames becoming a tourist attraction. In its first twenty years alone, the book sold over a million copies worldwide, it has been adapted to films, TV and radio shows, stage plays, a musical. Its writing style influenced many satirists in England and elsewhere.

With the financial security that the sales of the book provided, Jerome was able to dedicate all of his time to writing. He wrote a number of plays and novels, but was never able to recapture the success of Three Men in a Boat. In 1892, he was chosen by Robert Barr to edit The Idler; the magazine was an illustrated satirical monthly catering to gentlemen. In 1893, he founded To-Day, but had to withdraw from both publications because of financial difficulties and a libel suit. In 1898, a short stay in Germany inspired Three Men on the Bummel, the sequel to Three Men in a Boat, reintroducing the same characters in the setting of a foreign bicycle tour; the book was nonetheless unable to capture the life-force and historic roots of its predecessor, it enjoyed only a mild success. In 1902, he published the novel Paul Kelver, regarded as autobiographical, his 1908 play The Passing of the Third Floor Back introduced religious Jerome. The main character was played by one of the leading actors of the time, Johnston Forbes-Robertson, the play was a tremendous commercial success.

It was twice made into film, in 1918 and in 1935. However, the play was condemned by critics – Max Beerbohm described it as "vilely stupid" and as written by a "tenth-rate writer". Jerome volunteered to serve his country at the outbreak of the war, being 56 years old, was rejected by the British Army. Eager to serve in some capacity, he volunteered as an ambulance driver for the French Army. In 1926, Jerome published My Life and Times. Shortly afterwards, the Borough of Walsall conferred on him the title Freeman of the Borough. During these last years, Jerome spent more time at his farmhouse Gould's Grove southeast of Ewelme near Wallingford. Jerome suffered a paralytic stroke and a cerebral haemorrhage in June 1927, on a motoring tour from Devon to London via Cheltenham and Northampton, he lay in Northampton General Hospital for two weeks before dying on 14 June. He was cremated at Golders Green and his ashes buried at St

Rhode Island High School Championships

High-school sports in Rhode Island are governed by the Rhode Island Interscholastic League. An eight-team Rhode Island High School League existed from 1918–1929. Below is what is known about its champions: Hope won 4 Baseball Championships Hope won 3 Football Championships Burrillville won the 1927 Baseball championship St. Raphael won the 1928 Class B Baseball championship Warren won the 1929 Class B Basketball championship Burrillville won the 1929 Class B Baseball championship Rogers won the 1930-31 Boys Basketball championship 1917- Hope 1918- Pawtucket 1919- Woonsocket 1920- Woonsocket 1921- Pawtucket 1922- Providence Technical High School + Pawtucket, Westerly 1923- Providence Technical High School, Cumberland 1924- Providence Technical High School, Westerly 1925- Providence Technical High School, Barrington 1926- Providence Technical High School, Barrington 1927- Brockton, Warwick 1928- Hope, Stonington 1929- Providence Technical High School, Stonington 1930- Hope, Stonington 1931- La Salle, Warwick 1932- Moses Brown, Warwick In 1926-27 the first Ice Hockey League was formed containing: Cranston Hope Floats La Salle Mount Saint Charles, Rhode IslandA few years some other public schools joined to form an official league.

Cranston won the 1930-31 Interscholastic State and League title while Mount Saint Charles won the Interscholastic Conference title In the 1932–33 season, the Rhode Island Interscholastic League was formed with nine sports: Baseball Boys Basketball Ice Hockey Football Boys Tennis Boys Golf Boys Cross Country Boys Indoor Track Boys Outdoor Track In the 1953-54 Season, Wrestling was added Boys Swimming in 1959-60 Boys Soccer in 1965 Boys Volleyball in 1987 Boys Lacrosse in 2001 Division I Football Championship Results 1972: Cranston East def. Woonsocket: 35-8 1973: Rogers def. Warwick Vets: 20-0 1974: Rogers def. Cranston East: 26-20 1975: Pilgrim def. Tolman: 20-7 1976: Rogers def. Hendricken: 22-14 1977: Rogers def. La Salle: 20-17 1978: Rogers def. Barrington: 28-7 1979: East Providence def. Johnston: 14-0 1980: East Providence def. Middletown: 16-14 1981: Hendricken def. Cranston West: 6-0 1982: Hendricken def. Lincoln: 14-6 1983: West Warwick def. Hendricken: 30-13 1984: St. Raphael def. Cumberland: 34-20 1985: Rogers def.

Johnston: 14-12 1986: Rogers def. East Greenwich: 28-7 1987: Cranston East def. Rogers: 13-0 1988: Rogers def. East Greenwich: 14-0 1989: Rogers def. Woonsocket: 55-14 1990: Rogers def. Toll Gate: 24-0 1991: Portsmouth def. La Salle: 21-14 1992: Portsmouth def. La Salle: 10-2 1993: Portsmouth def. North Kingstown: 24-19 1994: Hendricken def. Portsmouth: 17-14 1995: Hendricken def. East Providence: 26-12 1996: Hendricken def. Portsmouth: 26-21 1997: East Providence def. Hendricken: 26-0 1998: Portsmouth def. Hendricken: 14-0 1999: East Providence def. Hendricken: 12-6 2000: La Salle def. Portsmouth: 36-33 2001: La Salle def. East Providence: 26-18 2002: East Providence def. La Salle: 35-21 2003: East Providence def. La Salle: 19-6 2004: Cranston West def. La Salle: 28-14 2005: Barrington def. La Salle: 28-7 2006: East Providence def. Hendricken: 35-13 2007: St. Raphael def. Hendricken: 8-6 2008: La Salle def. Barrington: 31-6 2009: Barrington def. Hendricken: 21-0 2010: Hendricken def. Portsmouth: 20-17 2011: Hendricken def.

La Salle: 17-14 2012: Hendricken def. La Salle: 26-20 2013: Hendricken def. Cranston East: 45-34 2014: Hendricken def. La Salle: 32-7 2015: Hendricken def. La Salle: 24-20 2016: Hendricken def. La Salle: 48-28 2017: La Salle def. Hendricken: 22-21^ OT: Overtime The earliest known Girls' Tennis tournament was the 1969 Singles Tournament. Unsure of the first year. In 1970-71 Golf became a co-ed sport, with an individual Girls Golf champion being crowned for the first time In the 1971–72 season, the following girls' sports were initiated: Girls Basketball Girls Cross Country Field Hockey Gymnastics Girls Volleyball Girls Outdoor Track In 1973 Girls Tennis crowned its first team champions, signifying the addition of Girls Tennis Slow-Pitch Softball in 1977 Girls Soccer in 1983 Fast-Pitch Softball in 1986 Girls Indoor Track in the 1990-91 Season Swimming became the second co-ed sport in the 1991–92 season with the first all-girls postseason. Swimming remained a co-ed sport from 1991-92 to 1999–00. In 2000–01, Swimming was separated into a Boys Swimming individual sport and a Girls Swimming individual sport) Girls Lacrosse in 2001 Girls Ice Hockey in the 2002–03 season Rhode Island Interscholastic League official website Rhode Island High School Sports Rhode Island 1991-1992 High School Sports

Sándor Reményik

Sándor Reményik was a Hungarian poet. Sándor Reményik was born on 30 August 1890 in Austria-Hungary to a wealthy architect. After he finished high school in Kolozsvár, he began studying to become a lawyer until an eye disease ended his aspirations. Mistletoe Until death Only like that Verses of a border castle Whispers of wild water An idea comes The bells of Atlantis ring Front of the lamp Instead of bread Flower in ruins High tension Complete verses Completed, contained posthumously unpublished verses Complete verses Snow cross Some of his works Works by Sándor Reményik at Project Gutenberg Works by or about Sándor Reményik at Internet Archive

1892 in Ireland

Events from the year 1892 in Ireland. June Ulster Unionists hold a huge convention in Belfast at which they solemnly swear that "We will not have Home Rule"; the Knights of the Plough, a farm labourers' body, predecessor of the Irish Land and Labour Association, is founded by Benjamin Pellin in Narraghmore, County Kildare. 1 July – Edward Carson sworn in as Solicitor-General for Ireland. 9 July – in the General Election, Edward Carson, standing as a Liberal Unionist, is elected to one of two Trinity College, Dublin seats. 21 August – the Roman Catholic St. Macartan's Cathedral, Monaghan, is dedicated. 25 November – Douglas Hyde lectures to the National Literary Society on The Necessity for de-anglicising the Irish People, a precursor to the founding of the Gaelic League. The Belfast Labour Party, the first Socialist Party in Ireland, is established in Belfast. Free primary schooling and compulsory education up to the age of 14 is introduced through the Irish Education Act; the Roman Catholic Ballina Cathedral is completed after more than sixty years.

The Irish Literary Society is founded by W. B. Yeats, T. W. Rolleston and Charles Gavan Duffy in London, the National Literary Society by Yeats in Dublin with Douglas Hyde as its first president. 22 February – Oscar Wilde stages Lady Windermere's Fan in London. International 27 February Wales 1–1 Ireland 5 March Ireland 0–2 England 19 March Ireland 2–3 Scotland Irish League Winners: LinfieldIrish Cup Winners: Linfield 7–0 The Black WatchDerry Olympic becomes only the second non-Belfast team in the Irish Football League, but only lasted one season; the Leinster Football Association is founded as the game's popularity is no longer confined to Ulster. The Oval football ground in Belfast is opened as the home of Glentoran; the first Irish Golf Championship is held. Lahinch Golf Club is founded. 10 January – Leo Whelan, painter. 2 February – Alan McKibbin and Ulster Unionist Party MP. 5 March – Tom Hales, Irish Republican Army volunteer in Anglo-Irish War and Irish Civil War. 4 April – Tom Jameson, cricketer.

4 May – Willie Hough, Limerick hurler. 6 May – Edward FitzGerald, 7th Duke of Leinster and gambler. 7 June – Kevin O'Higgins, Minister for Justice. 15 August – Derrick Hall, cricketer. 20 September – Patricia Collinge and writer. 15 October – James Kempster, cricketer. 20 October – Eoin O'Duffy, first leader of Fine Gael and the Blueshirts, leader of Irish volunteers on the Nationalist side of the Spanish Civil War. 14 November – Nora Connolly O'Brien, political activist, daughter of James Connolly. 26 November – Mike McTigue, light heavyweight champion of the world 1923–1925. 24 December – Claude Nunney, Canadian Expeditionary Force soldier, recipient of the Victoria Cross for gallantry in 1918 on the Drocourt-Queant Line, France. Full date unknown Eamon Bulfin, Irish republican. Eamon Martin, a founder of Fianna Éireann and an Irish Volunteer fighting in the Easter Rising. P. J. Ruttledge, Sinn Féin Fianna Fáil, TD and Cabinet Minister. 26 January – Bernard Diamond, recipient of the Victoria Cross for gallantry in 1857 at Bolandshahr, India.

3 February – "Roaring" Hugh Hanna, Evangelical preacher. 5 February – John Hogan and United States Representative from Missouri. 29 February – John Lucas, recipient of the Victoria Cross for gallantry in 1861 in New Zealand. 8 May – James Thomson and physicist. 17 May – William Walsh, U. S. Congressman in Maryland. 29 May – Richard Charles Mayne, British admiral, explorer and MP. 31 May – John Kean and politician in Ontario. 2 June – Robert Templeton, naturalist and entomologist. August – John Doyle, soldier at the Charge of the Light Brigade. 29 October – William Harnett, painter. 30 November – Fenton John Anthony Hort and writer

Aboriginal title statutes in the Thirteen Colonies

Aboriginal title statutes in the Thirteen Colonies were one of the principal subjects of legislation by the colonial assemblies in the Thirteen Colonies. With the exception of Delaware, every colony codified a general prohibition on private purchases of Native American lands without the consent of the government. Disputes were resolved by special interest legislation or war. Mohegan Indians v. Connecticut, a lawsuit that proceeded for 70 years under special royal enabling acts only to be dismissed on non-substantive grounds, was the first and only judicial test of indigenous tenure. Aboriginal title remained a central political and economic issue and was listed as one of the enumerated grievances in the Declaration of Independence. Regardless, colonial land law relating to indigenous peoples became the foundation for aboriginal title in the United States during the Articles of Confederation-era and after the ratification of the United States Constitution; the colonial-law prohibition was codified at the federal level by the Confederation Congress Proclamation of 1783 and the Nonintercourse Acts of 1790, 1793, 1796, 1799, 1802, 1834.

Pre-Revolutionary land transactions remained the subject of political and legal disputes well after Independence. However, in sharp contrast to post-1790 transactions, no Indian tribe has yet succeeded in litigating or receiving compensation for a pre-1790 transaction; the prevailing view remains that the colonial governments, the state governments that succeeded them during the Confederation era, had the power to authorize the alienation of indigenous lands within their borders. The British monarchy made two attempts to regulate aboriginal land transactions in British North America by Royal Proclamation: first, the Royal Proclamation of 1622; the Connecticut Colony and the New Haven Colony merged in 1662. In 1637, the Connecticut Colony authorized a military expedition to Pequot lands to "maynteine our right that God by Conquest hath given to us." Soon after, the colony decided to hold sachem's liable for the trespass of any Indian. The conquered Pequot land's were "dispose... with lest prejudice to others that may hereafter succeed them."The first prohibitions on transactions prohibited leases, either to or from Indians.

The first prohibition on taking Indian property did not arise until 1660. This was explicitly extended to land acquisitions in 1663; the prohibition was strengthened in 1680. The penalties were increased again in 1687."Gold Hill" was the first Indian reservation in the colony, established in 1659 and confirmed in 1678. Indians were explicitly permitted to use public lands for hunting. In other instances, the colony resolved land disputes between competing Indians. Other reservations were established for the Mohegans in New London in 1718 and others in 1726, including the Pequot's before 1731; the power to purchase Indian lands was delegated to townships in 1702. In 1706, the colony offered amnesty for those who had purchased in violation of previous prohibitions as long as they provided a "true account." In 1717, the colony declared "all lands in this government are holden of the King of Great Britain as the lord of the fee," barred the introduction of private purchases as evidence, established a committee to "settle this whole affair."

Noting that the prohibition was among the most "ancient laws" of the colony, the fine was increased in 1722, treble damages were imposed. No compensation was provided in the case of eminent domain. Prior to merging with the Connecticut Colony, the New Haven Colony prohibited private purchases of Indian lands unless "in the name and for the use of the whole plantation." Delaware appears to have passed no laws concerning Indian lands. In 1758, Georgia passed a prohibition of private purchases of Indian lands: f any person or persons whosoever shall attempt to purchase or contract for, or cause to be purchased or contracted for, or shall take or acept of a grant or conveyance of any lands or tracts of lands from any Indian, or body of Indians, upon any prtence whatsoever, every such purchase, grant and conveyance, shall be, is and are hereby declared to be null and void, to all intentts an purposes whatsoever.... In 1639 Maryland codified separate prohibitions on land purchases from Indians and non-English Europeans, set to expire at the end of the next session of the general assembly.

Shall forfeit and lose to the Lord Proprietarie and his heirs all Such Lands so accepted or held without Grant of the Lord Proprietarie under him. This forfeiture provision was renewed in 1649. Indian reservations were established in 1666, their boundaries were modified in 1698, enlarged in 1711. Indian reservation boundaries were re-surveyed in 1721; the Nanticoke reservation was extinguished in 1768. Unlike many colonies, Maryland provided limited legal remedies for the violation of Indian property rights. In 1704, the colony provided that non-Indians who took timber from Indian lands would be "lyable to Action or Actions of trespass And the persons grieved shall and may recover their Damages accordingly." It authorized specific proceedings for "Indian-English" disputes.

Kentucky Route 201

Kentucky Route 201 is a 28.6-mile-long state highway in the U. S. state of Kentucky. The highway connects rural areas of Johnson and Lawrence counties with Blaine. KY 201 begins at an intersection with U. S. Route 23 north of Paintsville, within Johnson County, it travels to the curves to a northerly direction. It begins paralleling Goose Fork and has three crossings of the Fork before It intersects KY 1559; the two highway begin a concurrency at this point. They enter Sitka. There, they curve to the west and pass a U. S. Post Office before they split. KY 201 crosses over curves to the north and northeast, it ends its paralleling of Goose Fork before it curves to the north-northwest. It intersects the eastern terminus of KY 1092 northeast of Kerz, it begins paralleling Hood Creek. It crosses the creek twice before it curves to the north-northwest, it crosses over the creek, Fitch and Sloane branches and intersects the northern terminus of KY 3387. After this intersection, KY 201 enters Lawrence County and Davisville.

It crosses over Tarkiln branches before entering Blaine. It crosses Muddy Branch before it begins a brief concurrency with KY 32; the two highway travel to the cross over Hood Creek. They curve to the north-northeast and split. KY 201 crosses over Burton Branch, begins paralleling Blaine Creek, leaves Blaine, it travels through Cherokee. The highway crosses over Able and Sawmill branches, it crosses over Cherokee Creek. Just before it curves to the northwest, it begins paralleling it, it crosses over Camp, Wildlick branches before it crosses over Dry Fork again. It has one final crossing of Dry Fork just before it meets its northern terminus, an intersection with KY 1 in Webbville. U. S. Roads portal United States portal