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1967 Irish Greyhound Derby

The 1967 Irish Greyhound Derby took place during July and August with the final being held at Harold's Cross Stadium in Dublin on 4 August 1967. The winner Russian Gun won £2,000 and was trained by Tom Lynch, owned by Hugh Marley and bred by Frank Muldoon. At Harold's Cross, 4 August: 3, 2 Legendary Irish trainer Tom Lynch was ill in hospital when he received a telephone call from a Portadown building contractor called Hugh Marley. Marley had seen his black dog Russian Gun eliminated from the 1967 English Greyhound Derby at the qualifying round stage but persuaded Lynch to train him for a tilt at the Irish Derby. Marley had paid breeder Frank Muldoon £3,000 for greyhound. During the first round Yanka Boy recorded 29.31, Public Reply won in 29.32. In round two Whiteleas Gift impressed after setting a fast time of 29.20 and both Mount Mick and Hack It Buffalo went well recording 29.24 and 29.37 respectively. Yanka Boy won again and Dry Flash beat Russian Gun, the latter still yet to win a heat.

Before the semi-finals Yanka Boy and Whiteleas Gift were the new competition favourites but the round proved pivotal as the major names crashed out, the first semi saw Hurricane Bertie defeat Dry Flash with Yanka Boy managing just third place. Baled Hay beat Ricard Flash in the second heat before Proud Lincoln won the third from Russian Gun with Whiteleas Gift failing to make the final; when the traps rose for the final Russian Gun bolted from the traps and, that, the crowd knew there would be no catching him and he duly wrapped up an easy victory in 29.44. Dry Flash ran well for second place with the strong finishing Hurricane Bertie taking third place, it was to be the last Derby held at Harold's Cross. 1967 UK & Ireland Greyhound Racing Year

Nyjah Huston

Nyjah Imani Huston is an American professional skateboarder and was the overall champion at competition series in 2010, 2012, 2014, 2017, 2019. He is the highest paid skateboarder in the world; as of May 19, 2013, Huston has won more prize money than any other skateboarder in history. In 2014, Huston ranked #5 on FoxWeekly's'Top 15 Most Influential Skateboarders of All-Time'. Huston was born in California, he was raised in Puerto Rico. Huston started skating. Huston first garnered attention when he signed a sponsorship deal with the Element company and joined the skateboard team. During his debut era with the company, Huston appeared in numerous Element video productions, such as both volumes of the Elementality series, competed in high-profile contests, such as the Dew tour and the Vans Downtown Showdown. However, Huston launched his own skateboard deck company "I&I" in 2009 after he parted ways with Element in 2008. I&I was a short-lived company and operated for two years with a team that consisted of Huston, Richard Jefferson, Anthony Williams.

During the period of the company's existence, a number of magazine advertisements were published and an online promotional video that featured the three team members was released. The primary aesthetic influence of the brand was Rastafarinism and the I&I logo incorporated the pan-African colors of red and green. Following the closure of I&I, Huston returned to Element and released a solo video production entitled Rise & Shine in 2011—the video was available for purchase on the iTunes website and received the "Best Video Part" award from the Transworld Skateboarding magazine. During this stage of Huston's career, the skateboarder joined the DC Shoes company as a team rider, following a significant period of time without a shoe sponsor—an unusual occurrence for a professional skateboarder with the degree of exposure that Huston had attracted. In response to the DC Shoes announcement, Huston explained that "I think it was all a buildup of things over the past year. DC has always been my top choice for a shoe sponsor but I think it took this past year for them to see what I've accomplished and how I did in the contests and my video part and all that for it to come through."Following Huston's decision to skateboard for DC Shoes, other DC team riders expressed their perspectives in online promotional material produced by the shoe company.

Long-term DC team rider Josh Kalis stated in the introductory video for Huston, "And there's this other dude out there buying shoes from a skate shop. He could get shoes from anybody that he wanted, but he was buying DCs." Capaldi expressed his opinion on Huston in the same video, stating his belief that Huston is "probably the best skateboarder that I've seen—he does everything in, two tries."After Huston's gold medal victory at the 2013 X Games Street League contest in Barcelona, Spain in mid-May, Transworld SKATEboarding magazine announced that no other skateboarder has won a greater amount of prize money. On the final night of May 2013, the DC Shoes Co. held a launch event for the first signature model skate shoe of Huston's career at the Roosevelt Hotel in Los Angeles, California, U. S. with Pete Rock in the role of DJ. The model is named the "Nyjah Huston Signature Shoe" and the promotional advertisement features Huston executing a trick at set of stairs at Hollywood High School in Los Angeles, U.

S. An announcement on June 25, 2013, revealed that, due to a rib injury, Huston was unable to compete in the Street League contest at the Munich X Games in late June 2013. Huston's mother Kelle Huston reported that her son "bruised and scraped the right side of his torso" in a skateboarding accident, but an article from the Street League website stated that Huston would be fit to compete in the next contest round in July 2013 in Portland, Oregon. Huston was added to the competition lineup for the 2013 Kimberley Diamond Cup in South Africa, held from September 28 to 29. Huston won the one million rand cash prize; as of December 2019, Huston is sponsored by Nike SB, Element Skateboards, Monster Energy, Social CBD, Diamond Supply Co. Ricta Wheels, Mountain Dew, Mob Grip and Adapt Technology. Huston won the inaugural "Kentucky Unbridled Spirit Award for Action Sports" in 2006. At Transworld SKATEboarding magazine's 2012 awards event, Huston's performance was given the headline "Nyjah Huston Cleans Up at Annual Transworld Skate Awards" by the Yahoo!

Sports website. Huston won three awards at the event: "Best Video Part", "New Era Readers' Choice", "Best Street". Alongside other professional skateboarders such as Ishod Wair and Brandon Westgate, Huston was nominated for Thrasher Magazine's 2013 "Skater Of The Year" award in December 2013; the publication summarized Huston's 2013 performance in the following manner: "If his stellar contest record, killer interviews and flood of NBDs wasn't enough, Nyjah went and dump-trucked one of the heaviest video parts of all time on us - Fade to Black." Huston is a featured character in the video games Tony Hawk's Project 8, Tony Hawk's Proving Ground, Tony Hawk: Ride, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5. Together with his mother Kelle Huston, Huston founded the charity organization "Let It Flow" in 2008 with the aim of providing clean and accessible water to communities in need. Following their personal experiences in Puerto Rico, the pair started by selling reusable water bottles at a local farmers market and, as of Decem

Allentown, Illinois

Allentown is an unincorporated community in Tazewell County, United States. Allentown is in the Tremont Township. Allentown is 6 miles northeast of Tremont; the community derives its name from one Edward James Allen. The name “Allentown” first appears on the Tremont Township plat map found in the 1891 Tazewell County atlas. According to local lore, Mr. Allen had made up the name "Allentown" in 1873 in order to appease the railroad shipping clerk who required each cattle stop to be named. Allentown was a station of the Illinois Terminal Railroad interurban system for a number of years. A plat map in the 1864 Tazewell County atlas indicates that a country school house was located near the center of Allentown. A plat map in the 1873 Tazewell County atlas shows that same school as the township’s School House No. 3. According to locals, the location of the school was changed several times from 1873 to 1946 when the final school house building was destroyed by a fire. A store and post office was established at Allentown in 1879, remained in operation until 1955.

In the year 1892 residents of Allentown built a community hall, called the Allentown Union Hall, where community celebrations, church services, club meetings, local elections, performances by traveling musicians and vaudevillians were held. The hall was added to the National Register of Historic Places on August 12, 1988. Allentown is located at 40°33′21″N 89°23′48″W. Since Allentown is an unincorporated community, the official population is not known. However, Allentown is made up of 24 houses, which gives an unofficial population somewhere between 50 and 100. Allentown Union Hall Facebook page

Helen Stephens

Helen Herring Stephens was an American athlete and a double Olympic champion in 1936. Stephens, nicknamed the "Fulton Flash" after her birthplace, Missouri, was a strong athlete in sprint events—she never lost a race in her entire career—and in weight events such as the shot put and discus throw, she won national titles in both categories. When she was 18, Stephens participated in the 1936 Summer Olympics. There she won the 100 m final, beating reigning champion and world record holder, Stanisława Walasiewicz of Poland. Stephen's time of 11.5 s was below the world record, but was not recognized because a strong tailwind was blowing at the time of the race. Next, Stephens anchored the American 4 × 100 m relay team that won the Olympic title after the leading German team dropped its baton. Stephens is quoted by Olympic historian, David Wallechinsky, about her post-race experience with Adolf Hitler. "He gives me the Nazi salute. I gave him a old-fashioned Missouri handshake," she said. "Once more Hitler goes for the jugular vein.

He gets hold of my fanny and begins to squeeze and pinch, hug me up. And he said:'You're a true Aryan type. You should be running for Germany.' So after he gave me the once over and a full massage, he asked me if I'd like to spend the weekend in Berchtesgaden." Stephens refused. Stephens retired from athletics shortly after the games and played professional baseball and softball, she attended William Woods University, Fulton High School, Middle River School in Fulton. From 1938 -- 1952, she was the manager of her own semi-professional basketball team, she was employed for many years in the Research Division of the U. S. Aeronautical Chart and Information Service in St. Louis, Missouri, her longtime partner was a dietician at Francis Shimer College. In 1993, she was inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame, she died in Saint Louis at age 75. At the 1936 Olympics, it was suggested that both Stephens and Stanisława Walasiewicz were, in fact, male; the Olympic Committee concluded that she was a woman.

The Life of Helen Stephens – The Fulton Flash, by Sharon Kinney Hanson, 2004


Kidarakulam is a village in Alangulam Taluk in Tirunelveli district, Tamil Nadu, India. It is located 33 km to the north of District headquarters Tirunelveli. 8 km from Alangulam. Postal head office is Nettur. Veeranam, Nettur, Thuthikulam, Ayyanarkulam are the nearby villages to Kidarakulam. Kidarakulam is surrounded by Surandai Taluk to the west, Keelapavoor Taluk to the west, Kadayam Taluk to the west, Pappakudi Taluk to the south. Kidarakulam is located at 8.86°N 77.69°E / 8.86. It is situated at an average elevation of 111 metres; as of 2001 India census, Kidarakulam had a population of around 2,009 as per the 2001 census. Males constitute 45% of the population and females 65%. Kidarakulam has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%. 10% of the population is under 6 years of age. The area has a number of people involved agriculture; the place is noted for the self-employed beedi workers here. Most of the women are involved in beedi making. Alangulam, known as small town for supplying Vegetable's throughout South India.

Alangulam Vegetable market trading 24x7 supplies. People are working in windmills too. Agriculture plays a major role in Kidarakulam. Kidarakulam is well connected by main roads to Alangulam located in south, to SankaranKovil located in north and to Surandai located in west. Bus facilities available for nearest Places such as Alangulam,Veeranam,Surandai, Nalloor,SankaranKovil, nettur, nallur etc. Co operative society bank Tamil Nadu Mercantile Bank Indian Overseas Bank Canara Bank Indian Bank Pandian Grama Bank Literacy rate in Kidarakulam is quite good and over 69% of people are literate. Indian Overseas Bank Canara Bank Indian Bank Tamil Nadu Mercantile Bank, Alangulam The schools in the location are N. M. M. Middle School, Kidarakulam Government High School, Veeranam. Hindu Higher Secondary School, MayamaanKurichi. West Tirunelveli Higher Secondary School,Nallur. St. Joseph Matriculation Higher Secondary school, Alangulam. Sri Ramakrishna Matriculation higher secondary school, Alangulam. Government higher secondary school, Alangulam.

St. Joseph matriculation school, Alangulam. CSI Jayaraj Annapackiam College, Nallur. Alangulam Taluk. Sardar Raja College of Engineering. Einstein college of Engineering. Aladi Aruna College of Nursing, Sivalarkulam. St. Mariam Polytechnic College, Sivalarkulam. Sri Muppidathi Amman College of education, Adaikalapatinam. St. Johns Teacher Training Institution, Maranthai. Diwan ITI, Maranthai. Alangulam have one Cinema Theater named TPV Multiplex, equipped with QUBE digital 4K system and DOLBY ATMOS surround sound effects. In Surandai, we have one Cinema Theater named Nataraj. Most of them entertain themselves by swimming in the else spending time with gardening. To see the population data