The United States Revenue Cutter Dexter was one of 13 cutters of the Morris-Taney Class to be launched. Named after Secretaries of the Treasury and Presidents of the United States, these cutters were the backbone of the Service for more than a decade. Samuel Humphreys designed these cutters for roles as diverse as fighting pirates, combating smugglers and operating with naval forces, he designed the vessels on a naval schooner concept. They had Baltimore Clipper lines; the vessels built by Webb and Allen, designed by Isaac Webb, resembled Humphreys' but had one less port. The Dexter began her career working for the Collector of Customs in Virginia, she worked in Charleston, South Carolina and sailed for Mobile, Alabama in April 1833. The following year she operated with the US Navy, cruising on the west coast of Florida during the Seminole War, she transported troops to trouble spots. In September 1837, she returned to Mobile and in 1838, again worked out of Charleston. In December 1840, Dexter was reported unseaworthy and the Government sold the cutter on 25 February 1841.
This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships
Mytilene Municipal Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Mytilene, Greece. It is used for football matches and is the home stadium of Kalloni; the stadium holds 3,000 people, all-seated. Stadium's nickname is Tarlas, inspired by the old name of the settlement where the stadium is built; the word is originated from a Turkish word, which means field. The stadium has five gates, it has one big stand and track. The stand is separated in 5 sections, while there are 100 seats for VIP. In 2001 were put projectors and seats have been placed on all the stand; until only a little section of the stand had seats. On the occasion of 2004 Olympic Games, have been more important projects to changing rooms and other rooms below the stand; the stadium radically reconstructed in 2014, in the occasion of promotion of Kalloni to Superleague Greece. Concerts are held here. Famous singers such as Anna Vissi, Sakis Rouvas, Antonis Remos and Michalis Hatzigiannis have played the venue over the years
St. Finbarr's Cemetery in Cork, Ireland, is the city's largest and one of the oldest cemeteries in Ireland, still in use. Located on the Glasheen Road, it was first opened in the 1860s; the entrance gateway was erected circa 1865, the mortuary chapel consecrated in 1867. Many of the early burials were of the wealthy citizens of the city. Unlike older cemeteries, St. Finbarr's was professionally laid out with numbered pathways and wide avenues. Among those buried at St. Finbarr's Cemetery are Taoiseach Jack Lynch. St. Finbarr's contains one of the largest burial plots of Irish Republicans who died during the 1920s. There are more recent burials of members of the Provisional IRA and the Official IRA; this is known as the Cork Republican Plot, among those buried there are former Lords Mayor of Cork Terence McSwiney and Tomás Mac Curtain, hunger striker Joseph Murphy. In the early hours of 17th March 1963, in protest at the unveiling that day of a monument in the Republican Plot by President De Valera, IRA volunteers Desmond Swanton and Jeremiah Madden attempted to blow up the monument.
However, during this attempt there was an explosion which killed Swanton and injured Madden. Other republicans who are buried at St. Finbarr's, but not in the Republican Plot, include Flying Column leader Tom Barry, former government minister James J. Walsh and Dan "Sandow" O'Donovan. Commemorations of the 1916 Rising are held annually at the Republican Plot on Easter Sunday by various groups including Sinn Féin, Fianna Fáil, the Workers' Party of Ireland and Republican Sinn Féin; the "musicians' corner" contains the graves of Aloys Fleischmann and Aloys Fleischmann, the composer Arnold Bax. It contains a mass grave where 72 women who died at St. Vincent's, Peacock Lane, a Magdalene Laundry, are buried. National Inventory of Architectural Heritage: St. Finbarr's Cemetery
James Garfield Bayley was an Australian politician. He was a Nationalist Party member of the Australian House of Representatives from 1917 to 1931 and a Country and Progressive National Party member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly from 1933 to 1935. Bayley was born in Franklin and was educated at Leichhardt Superior Public School in Sydney, but moved with his family to Brisbane in 1895, where he won a scholarship to attend Brisbane Grammar School, he did his teacher training at South Brisbane and was transferred to Toowoomba as an assistant teacher before resigning from the Education Department in 1904 to further his studies in the United States. He received a diploma from the California State Teachers Training College at San Jose and became principal of a school in Fresno County in central California before resigning to attend Stanford University, where he received his bachelors and masters degrees, he returned to Australia and was appointed principal at Charters Towers State High School in December 1911.
He unsuccessfully contested Oxley at the 1914 federal election. In 1917, Bayley was elected to the Australian House of Representatives as the Nationalist member for Oxley. In federal parliament, he was a member of the Joint Committee on Public Accounts from 1920 to 1926 and its chairman from 1923 to 1926, he was chairman of committees from 1926 to 1929 and opposition whip and secretary of the Nationalist Party from 1929 until his 1931 defeat. He lost his seat to a Labor candidate at the 1931 federal election, he was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Queensland in a May 1933 by-election following the death of Country and Progressive National Party MP Walter Barnes, retaining the seat for the party. However, he was defeated at the 1935 state election. In January 1936, he was appointed secretary to the Northern Australia Geophysical and Geological Survey for a two-year period. In 1936, he unsuccessfully contested United Australia Party preselection for the Darling Downs federal by-election that year and for the Senate at the 1937 federal election.
In 1943, he unsuccessfully contested the 1943 federal election as an independent in the New South Wales seat of Newcastle, during which time he listed his occupation as "retired". In 1941, he was appointed to the role of Press Censorship Authority by the Menzies government. In 1947, Bayley was appointed Commonwealth Appeal Censor, having what was the final say on appeals from the Film Censorship Board, he held the role until 1956. As Appeal Censor, he confirmed the ban on Roberto Rossellini's film "The Miracle", but overturned a ban on the film adaptation of the Chinese play The White Haired Girl as long as "politically objectionable" scenes were removed. Bayley died in 1968 in Brisbane, his sister, Irene Longman, was the first woman to stand and be elected to the Queensland Parliament, while his brother, Percy Bayley, was a state MP for Pittsworth
Peter Patrick Lorimer is a Scottish former footballer, best known for his time with Leeds United and Scotland during the late 1960s and early 1970s. He was an attacking midfielder regarded as having one of the hardest shots in football. From 1984 to 1985 he was club captain of Leeds and holds the record as the club's youngest player and record goalscorer, he has been voted as the ninth-greatest Leeds player of all time and voted into the Greatest Leeds United team of all time. After retiring as a player, Lorimer became a director on the board at Leeds, provided match commentary on BBC Radio Leeds and Yorkshire Radio, written a regular column in the Yorkshire Evening Post. Since April 2013 he has held the position of club ambassador. Manchester United scouts offered his parents £5,000 for him to join the club, though he agreed to sign for Leeds United who had shown interest in him first, he made his debut for Leeds aged 15 in September 1962. After his debut, Lorimer didn't feature in the Leeds first team picture again for two years.
Lorimer came to regular prominence in the 1965–66 season, making 34 League Championship appearances and scoring 19 goals, more than any other player at Leeds United managed that season. A skillful and industrious player who operated best in a drifting position either wide on the right or behind two main strikers, Lorimer was a frequent and spectacular goalscorer, earning himself several nicknames stemming from his powerful shooting – HotShot and Thunderboots were three of the more prevalent, he became renowned with his shots reaching speeds of up to 90 mph. One penalty kick was recorded at 107 mph. In the 1966–67 season, Lorimer made his first major headlines when a free-kick equaliser against Chelsea in an FA Cup semi-final was ruled out for a controversial decision by the referee to make him re-take the free kick as the Chelsea players hadn't retreated the necessary 10 yards. Chelsea held on to win the game. Leeds United won the League Cup and Fairs Cup in 1967–68 – their first major trophies under Revie – and Lorimer scored 30 goals during the season.
He featured prominently as they clinched their first League championship in 1968–69 and just before the end of the decade, won his first cap for Scotland. In 1969–70, Lorimer was in the side which chased a "treble" of League championship, FA Cup and European Cup, though Leeds ended the season with nothing. Lorimer ended that season with 19 goals. Leeds United took the Fairs Cup again in 1970–71 and finally won the FA Cup in 1971–72. Lorimer picked up winner's medals in both, scoring 29 goals in the Cup winning season, including his best seasonal League tally of 23. After being Division 1 runners-up on five occasions, United reclaimed the title in the 1973–74 season, with Lorimer hitting 14 goals in all competitions as Leeds clinched their second First Division crown. Leeds started the 1973–74 season with a record unbeaten start of 29 League games, winning their second League title under Revie. Lorimer was rewarded with a place in Scotland's squad for the 1974 FIFA World Cup in West Germany, he scored in the group game against Zaire.
Another eventful season with Leeds United followed for Lorimer, as he continued to score goals, managing four as Leeds United progressed to their first European Cup final, including scoring a crucial away goal against Leeds' semi-final opponents Barcelona. In the final held in Paris, they played Bayern Munich and lost 2–0, with Lorimer having a goal disallowed due to a dubious offside decision given against captain Billy Bremner; that was the last major trophy for which the team built by Revie would compete, the ageing team began to break up. Lorimer, who made his 21st and final Scotland appearance in 1975, was still not 30 and continued to play as an experienced head amidst a new generation of Leeds United players. Lorimer left in 1979, no longer a regular player, he played for York City and tried his luck in the North American Soccer League. Lorimer played for two clubs: the Toronto Blizzard and the Vancouver Whitecaps. In January 1983 he signed for University College Dublin A. F. C.. Lorimer returned to Leeds United in 1983, aged 37, two seasons after Leeds had fallen into the Football League Second Division.
He played under former team-mate Eddie Gray and broke the club's goalscoring record in the process, ending up with 238 goals from 676 appearances by the time new manager Billy Bremner "retired" him just before his 40th birthday at the end of the 1985–86 season. However, Leeds were still a Second Division team when Lorimer played his final game for them and it would be another four years before they returned to the First Division. Lorimer played on for a short time in Israel after a short spell at Whitby Town under former Leeds star David Harvey. Lorimer has remained a dedicated spokesman on the club since retirement – he is always one of the first ex-players broadcasters and journalists turn to when the club is in the news, he has worked as a pundit at games for BBC Radio Leeds and as a columnist for the local paper, the Yorkshire Evening Post. He writes a column in the club's Match Programme and he acts as a summariser on every Leeds away match for Yorkshire Radio, his main source of income since retirement has been from running The Commercial Inn pub in the Holbeck area of the city.
In 2004, with the club on its knees financially, Lorimer acted as a go-between who liaised between potential benefactors and supporters as a rescue