Owen Daniel Young was an American industrialist, businessman and diplomat at the Second Reparations Conference in 1929, as a member of the German Reparations International Commission. He is best known for founding the Radio Corporation of America. Young founded RCA as a subsidiary of General Electric in 1919. Owen D. Young was born on October 1874 on a small farmhouse in Stark, New York, his parents’ names were Jacob Smith Young and Ida Brandow and they worked the farm that his grandfather owned. Owen was an only child, his parents lost their first born son before he was born, his birth was something rejoiced, he was the first male of the family to have a name, not biblical since they had first arrived in 1750, driven from the Palatinate on the Rhine in Germany by constant war and religious persecution. They were taken in by the Protestant Queen Anne in England, sent to New York in 1710 to act to provide naval stores for the British fleet along the Hudson River, moving north and west, taking land from the Native Americans before settling along the Mohawk.
The ‘D’ in his name was more for adornment than anything else, so does not stand for anything. Owen went to school for the first time in the spring of 1881, he was six years old, had always been inclined to books and studying. He had a teacher, Menzo McEwan, who taught him for years, would be responsible for Owen going to East Springfield, one of the few secondary schools that he could afford. Of course, it was not too close to Van Hornesville, which had few secondary education opportunities near it; this took him away from the farm, where his help was needed, but his parents supported his pursuit of education to the point of mortgaging the farm to send him to St. Lawrence University at Canton, New York, he married Josephine Sheldon Edmonds on June 13, 1898 in Massachusetts. Following the death of his first wife in February 1937, he married Louise Powis Clark, a widow with three children. Charles Jacob Young and inventor at RCA John Young, Josephine Young, who became a poet and novelist, writing as Josephine Young Case Philip Young, who became Dean of the Columbia Business School, Chairman of the Civil Service Commission, United States Ambassador to the Netherlands Richard Young, expert on international and maritime law, law professor East Springfield Academy was small coeducational school and Young enjoyed his time there, making lifelong friends, he tried to attend all of the reunions.
St. Lawrence was a small institute struggling to survive and in serious need of both money and students and Owen Young was a good candidate, it was still expensive enough to cause some hesitance, however. With his father getting on in years, Owen was needed on the farm more than ever, his parents were convinced by the president of the college. It was there that Young was able to grow as a person in both his faith, he discovered Universalism, which allowed for more intellectual freedom, separate from the gloom and hellfire permeating other Christian sects. Young remained a student from September, 1890 before becoming an 1894 graduate of St. Lawrence University, on June 27, he completed the three-year law course at Boston University in two years, graduating cum laude in 1896. After graduation he joined lawyer Charles H. Tyler and ten years became a partner in that Boston law firm, they were involved in litigation cases between major companies. During college, he not only became a brother of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity, but he met his future wife Josephine Sheldon Edmonds, an 1886 Radcliffe graduate.
He married her in 1898, she bore him five children. Young represented Stone and Webster in a successful case against GE around 1911 and through that case came to the attention of Charles A. Coffin, the first president of General Electric. After the death of GE's General Counsel Hinsdill Parsons in April 1912, Coffin invited Young to become the company's Chief Counsel and Young moved to Schenectady, he became GE's president in 1922 and in the same year was appointed inaugural chairman, serving in that position until 1939. Under his guidance and teaming with president Gerard Swope, GE shifted into the extensive manufacturing of home electrical appliances, establishing the company as a leader in this field and speeding the mass electrification of farms and transportation systems within the US. In 1919, at the request of the government, he created the Radio Corporation of America to combat the threat of English control over the world’s radio communications against America's struggling radio industry.
He became its augmentation chairman and served in that position until 1929, helping to establish America's lead in the burgeoning technology of radio, making RCA the largest radio company in the world. In 1928, he was appointed to the board of trustees of the Rockefeller Foundation under a major reorganization of that institution, serving on that board up to 1939. Young's participation in President Woodrow Wilson's Second Industrial Conference following World War I marked the beginning of his counseling of five U. S. presidents. In 1924, he coauthored the Dawes Plan, which provided for a reduction in the annual amount of German reparations. In the late 1920s investments fell, Germany again defaulted on its payments. In 1929 a new international body met
Denis Mary Bradley was an Irish-American Roman Catholic priest, who became the first Bishop of Manchester, New Hampshire. He is credited with co-founding Saint Anselm College with Abbot Hilary Pfrängle in 1889 as Bradley had persistently requested the Benedictine monks of Saint Mary's Abbey in Newark, New Jersey to establish a Roman Catholic college in the Diocese of Manchester. A faculty office building on the campus he helped found is named in his honor as Bradley House. Shortly after his father's death, when Bradley was eight years old, his mother and the family of five emigrated from Ireland to the United States of America, settling in Manchester, New Hampshire. In 1863, after attending the local schools, he attended the Holy Cross College, Worcester and graduated in June 1867, he was enrolled as an ecclesiastical student at St. Joseph's Seminary, New York, where he was ordained priest on 3 June 1871. Shortly after this he was located at Portland, under Bishop Bacon, subsequently under Bishop Healy, by whom he was appointed rector of the cathedral and chancellor of the diocese.
In June, 1881, he was made pastor of St. Joseph's, which became his cathedral when he was consecrated first Bishop of the new See of Manchester, 11 June 1884, he was the first alumnus of St. Joseph's Seminary of New York, to be raised to the episcopacy. In the rural parts of New Hampshire there were many scattered Catholics, his first efforts were directed towards providing for them, he held the first synod of the diocese 24 October 1886. Catholic News files at Biog. Encyl. Of the Cath. Hierarchy Gabriels, History of St. Joseph's Seminary, Troy Catholic Encyclopedia article This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Herbermann, Charles, ed.. "article name needed". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton
Starry Eyes is a 2014 American horror film directed and written by Kevin Kölsch and Dennis Widmyer. The film had its world premiere on March 8, 2014 at South by Southwest and features Alexandra Essoe as a hopeful young starlet who finds that fame's price is not always paid. Funding for the movie was raised through a successful Kickstarter campaign. Sarah Walker is an aspiring actress, stuck waitressing at a fast-food restaurant, her friends are unsupportive and selfish. Sarah's prospects at stardom look dim until she takes an audition for a film called The Silver Scream, held by the powerful production company Astraeus Pictures, her audition is met with a lackluster response by her assistant. Upset at being dismissed, Sarah goes to a nearby bathroom to scream and rip her hair out, a move that regains the interest of the casting director, she returns to the audition and reluctantly acquiesces to the casting director's demand that she rip her hair out again. Sarah is dismissed much to her confusion.
Sarah quits her job to pursue this role, gets a callback to a second audition shortly after. She is caught off guard. Sarah again agrees to these demands, after being told to open herself up to the potential to "transform", she experiences extreme euphoria and undergoes a trance state, during which she notices that the casting director is wearing a pentagram-like necklace. While in this state, she begins to show mild erratic behaviors. However, when she is commanded to have sex with the producer at the third audition, Sarah balks and runs home. Danny, who shows a romantic interest in Sarah, asks her to be the lead role in his own film project, to which she accepts. At a pool party celebrating Danny's movie, Sarah is surprised. Sarah angrily returns to the producer's house. During the following days, she shows erratic behavior while her body begins to deteriorate. After a heated argument with Tracy, Sarah retreats to her room and sees the casting director, experiencing a vision of herself as a glamorous starlet.
When she goes to the bathroom to vomit, she finds that her hair and nails have completely fallen out. Sarah, now wracked with pain, vomits masses of bloodied maggots. Sarah answers a call from the producer, who tells her that she can either die or embrace the transformation. Sarah goes to Erin's house to confront her, they argue over exchanging sex for film parts until Erin turns on the kitchen lights and sees Sarah's disfigured face. Erin tries to persuade Sarah to go to the hospital. Sarah accepts what she has done and proceeds to stab Erin before killing two others in the house, she realizes that Erin is attempting to escape, suffocates her with a plastic bag. She goes outside to Danny's van and kills him as well. Afterwards, the people behind Astraeus Pictures reveal that they are a secret cult worshipping a demon of the same name, they conduct a ritual whereby Sarah, surrounded by illuminated acolytes, is reborn from a bloodied membrane as they mark out a surrounding pentagram-shaped emblem with rods of phosphorescent light.
Sarah emerges with a flawless and hairless body. She returns to her apartment and kills Tracy before putting on the presents that Astraeus left her: a black gown, a long brunette wig, a silver pentagram necklace. Sarah admires herself in the mirror as her eyes glow green. Alexandra Essoe as Sarah Walker Amanda Fuller as Tracy Noah Segan as Danny Fabianne Therese as Erin Shane Coffey as Poe Natalie Castillo as Ashley Pat Healy as Carl Nick Simmons as Ginko Maria Olsen as the Casting Director Marc Senter as the Assistant Louis Dezseran as the Producer Akchtonin Ramos as Mario The Chef After writing the script, Widmyer and Kölsch sought funding for Starry Eyes through Kickstarter; the campaign attracted Pat Healy to the film, the campaign ended with the goals met. Filming took place in Los Angeles in May 2013 over an 18-day period; the film was released February 2015 on DVD and Blu-ray Disc. The film holds an approval rating of 73% at Rotten Tomatoes, based on 22 reviews with an average rating of 7/10.
The website's critical consensus reads, "Starry Eyes pokes Hollywood's seedy underbelly to produce a refreshingly original horror story led by a breakout performance from Alex Essoe." Metacritic gives the film a weighted average score of 49 out of 100, based on 6 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews". In their review Fangoria remarked that "Kolsch & Widmyer are attuned to the pitch black nature that consumes Sarah but, like the alluring score, there’s something stirring in her eventual transformation of living through an actor’s worst cosmetic nightmare and still forcibly taking what she wants." Shock Till You Drop and Bloody Disgusting praised the film, with Bloody Disgusting commenting that although the film did have flaws " same elements that provide its flaws supply its strengths, which are far more prevalent." Time magazine has called the film one of the ten best films of South by Southwest. Excellence in Poster Design at South by Southwest Directors’ Choice Award for Best Feature at the Boston Underground Film Festival BloodGuts UK Horror Award FANGORIA Chainsaw Award Best Actress Starry Eyes on IMDb
Cologny is a municipality in the Canton of Geneva, Switzerland. Cologny is first mentioned in 1208 as Colognier; the oldest trace of a settlement in the area is a Neolithic lake side village, discovered near the village of La Belotte. The Lake Geneva area was conquered by the Romans in the 2nd century, they built a road from Corsier through the Cologny area to Frontenex during their 2 centuries of residency. During the Middle Ages, it was part of the lands of the Counts of Geneva, before it was acquired by the Bishopric of Geneva; the village church of Saint Peter was placed under the parish of Vandœuvres in 1406, indicating that it was built before the 15th century. In 1536, Cologny joined the new faith of the Protestant Reformation as nearby Geneva became a center of reform. Two years in May 1538 a treaty between Bern and Geneva placed Cologny in the city of Geneva. In the late 16th century and into the 17th century a number of Geneva publishers moved to or set up offices in Cologny. By claiming Cologny or Colonia Allobrogum as the publication location, they were able to circumvent French laws which banned books from Geneva.
Beginning in the 18th century elegant chalets sprung up along the shores of Lake Geneva in Cologny. One of the most famous in Villa Diodati in which Lord Byron, John Polidori, Mary Shelley and Percy Bysshe Shelley spent part of the Year Without a Summer in 1816. Due to the poor weather, the guests spent days indoors telling each other horror stories. Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and John Polidori’s The Vampyre, the first modern vampire story, both resulted; the town council of Cologny met for the first time on 9 December 1800, after Geneva had been annexed into France following the 1798 French invasion of Switzerland. The mathematician Louis Necker, elder brother of the Statesman Jacques Necker, died in Cologny. In the 20th century, many wealthy individuals and organizations have moved to Cologny. Traditionally the municipality consisted of small villages with many farms. However, by 1965 there were only eight working farms and by 1975 that number had decreased to two. Today it is one of the richest municipalities in the Canton of Geneva.
Cologny has an area, as of 2009, of 3.67 square kilometers. Of this area, 0.65 km2 or 17.7% is used for agricultural purposes, while 0.15 km2 or 4.1% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 2.88 km2 or 78.5 % is settled, 0.01 km2 or 0.3 % is either lakes. Of the built up area and buildings made up 60.5% and transportation infrastructure made up 12.3%. Power and water infrastructure as well as other special developed areas made up 1.1% of the area while parks, green belts and sports fields made up 4.4%. Out of the forested land, 2.2% of the total land area is forested and 1.9% is covered with orchards or small clusters of trees. Of the agricultural land, 8.7% is used for growing crops and 5.4% is pastures, while 3.5% is used for orchards or vine crops. All the water in the municipality is in lakes; the municipality is located on the left bank of Lake Geneva and includes a golf course, the Geneva Golf Club. It consists of numerous hamlets of including La Belotte and Ruth; the area consists of villa-style residential housing, to a lesser extent, small commercial outlets.
The municipality of Cologny consists of the sub-sections or villages of Saint-Paul, Stade-de-Frontenex, Rampe-de-Cologny, Cologny - village, Ruth - Nant d'Argent and Prés-de-la-Gradelle. Cologny has a population of 5,574; as of 2008, 37.7% of the population are resident foreign nationals. Over the last 10 years the population has changed at a rate of 4.6%. It has changed at a rate of -1 % due to births and deaths. Most of the population speaks French, with English being second most German being third. There are 3 people; as of 2008, the gender distribution of the population was 52.5 % female. The population was made up of 930 non-Swiss men. There were 942 non-Swiss women. Of the population in the municipality 679 or about 14.5% were born in Cologny and lived there in 2000. There were 1,091 or 23.2% who were born in the same canton, while 560 or 11.9% were born somewhere else in Switzerland, 1,953 or 41.6% were born outside of Switzerland. In 2008, there were 21 live births to Swiss citizens and 18 births to non-Swiss citizens, in same time span, there were 28 deaths of Swiss citizens and 6 non-Swiss citizen deaths.
Ignoring immigration and emigration, the population of Swiss citizens decreased by 7 while the foreign population increased by 12. There were 22 Swiss women who emigrated from Switzerland. At the same time, there were 43 non-Swiss men and 6 non-Swiss women who immigrated from another country to Switzerland; the total Swiss population change in 2008 was a decrease of 33 and the non-Swiss population increased by 33 people. This represents a population growth rate of 0.0%. The age distribution of the population is children and teenagers make up 24.3% of the population, while adults make up 58.8% and seniors make up 16.9%. As of 2000, there were 1,853 people who never married in the municipality. There were 248 widows or widowers and 267 individuals who are divorced; as of 2000, there were 1,685 private households in the municipality, an average of 2.5 persons per household. There were 4
The Welch Regiment War Memorial known as the Maindy Monument is a First World War memorial at Maindy Barracks in the Cathays area of Cardiff in Wales. The memorial was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens and follows his design for the Cenotaph on Whitehall in London. Unveiled in 1924, it commemorates men of the Welch Regiment who fell in the First World War, is today a grade II listed building. In the aftermath of the First World War and its unprecedented casualties, thousands of war memorials were built across Britain. Amongst the most prominent designers of memorials was the architect Sir Edwin Lutyens, described by Historic England as "the leading English architect of his generation". Lutyens designed the Cenotaph on Whitehall in London, which became the focus for the national Remembrance Sunday commemorations, as well as the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing—the largest British war memorial anywhere in the world—and the Stone of Remembrance which appears in all large Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemeteries and in several of Lutyens' civic war memorials.
The Welch Regiment is one of eight cenotaphs by Lutyens in Britain besides the one on Whitehall, one of three to serve as a memorial for a regiment, the only one of his war memorials in Wales. The squat design of the cenotaph is reminiscent of several memorials for individuals designed by Lutyens, including American actor James Keteltas Hackett and Australian businessman Sidney Myer; the Welch Regiment commissioned Lutyens to design a memorial to be sited near Gheluvelt on the Western Front in Belgium, where the regiment had been involved in fighting. The principle was approved by the Battlefield Exploits Committee in October 1922, but six months Lutyens wrote to the War Office to inform them that the memorial would instead be erected outside Maindy Barracks, the regiment's headquarters, in Cardiff; the memorial consists of a cenotaph in Portland stone which stands on a stepped plinth and a square base, all standing on a base of three shallow steps. North and south faces bear inscriptions in English and Welsh, while the east and west faces contain the regiment's role of honour from the First and Second World Wars.
Inscriptions relating to the Second World War and the Korean War were added later. The upper sections of the east and west faces bear carvings of a laurel wreath in high relief, while regimental cap badges are carved on the lower stages of each face; the memorial was unveiled on 11 November 1924 by Major-General Sir Thomas Marden, with the dedication carried out by the Reverend Ernest Thorold. Skelton, Tim. Lutyens and the Great War. London: Frances Lincoln Publishers. ISBN 9780711228788
In the Montenotte campaign between 10 and 28 April 1796, General Napoleon Bonaparte's French Army of Italy broke the link between Feldzeugmeister Johann Peter Beaulieu's Austrian army and Feldmarschallleutnant Michelangelo Alessandro Colli-Marchi's Sardinian army. In subsequent engagements, the French defeated the Austrians, pursued Colli to the west, forced the Sardinians to withdraw from the First Coalition against France. Actions were fought at Voltri on 10 April, Monte Negino on 11 April, Montenotte on 12 April, Millesimo on 13 April, Dego on 14–15 April, Ceva on 16 April, San Michele Mondovi on 19 April, Mondovì on 21 April. Army of Italy: Napoleon Bonaparte Cavalry: General of Division Henri Christian Michel de Stengel † 1st Cavalry Division: Henri Stengel General of Brigade: Marc Antoine de Beaumont 1st Hussar Regiment 10th Chasseur Regiment 22nd Chasseur Regiment 25th Chasseur Regiment 5th Dragoon Regiment 20th Dragoon Regiment 2nd Cavalry Division: General of Division Charles Edward Jennings de Kilmaine 7th Hussar Regiment 13th Hussar Regiment 24th Chasseur Regiment 8th Dragoon Regiment 15th Dragoon Regiment Advance Guard: General of Division André Masséna 1st Division: General of Division Amédée Emmanuel François Laharpe Generals of Brigade: Jean Joseph Magdeleine Pijon, Philippe Romain Ménard 17th Light Demi-Brigade 22nd Light Demi-Brigade 32nd Line Demi-Brigade 75th Line Demi-Brigade 2nd Division: General of Division Jean-Baptiste Meynier Generals of Brigade: Elzéar Auguste Cousin de Dommartin, Barthélemy Catherine Joubert, Jean-Baptiste Cervoni 11th Light Demi-Brigade 25th Line Demi-Brigade 51st Line Demi-Brigade 27th Light Demi-Brigade old 51st Line Demi-Brigade old 55th Line Demi-Brigade Not organized into corps: 3rd Division: General of Division Pierre Augereau Generals of Brigade: Martial Beyrand, Claude Perrin Victor, Pierre Banel †, Jean-Baptiste Dominique Rusca 4th Light Demi-Brigade 29th Light Demi-Brigade 4th Line Demi-Brigade 18th Line Demi-Brigade 14th Line Demi-Brigade 4th Division: General of Division Jean-Mathieu-Philibert Sérurier Generals of Brigade: Jean Joseph Guieu, Pascal Antoine Fiorella, Louis Pelletier, Sextius Alexandre François de Miollis 69th Line Demi-Brigade 39th Line Demi-Brigade 85th Line Demi-Brigade 5th Division: General of Division François Macquard Generals of Brigade: Jean David, Claude Dallemagne old 22nd Line Demi-Brigade old 100th Line Demi-Brigade 6th Division: General of Division Pierre Dominique Garnier Generals of Brigade: Jean Davin, Guilin Laurent Bizanet, Joseph Colomb old 20th Line Demi-Brigade old 7th Provisional Demi-Brigade 7th Division: General of Division André Mouret Generals of Brigade: Emmanuel de Serviez, Gaspard Amédée Gardanne, Pierre Verne old 83rd Line Demi-Brigade old 13th Line Demi-Brigade old 10th Provisional Demi-Brigade Grenadiers 8th Division: General of Division Raphael Casabianca Generals of Brigade: François Parra, François Guillot old 15th Light Demi-Brigade old Jura and Hérault Demi-Brigade 9th Division: General of Division Antoine Casalta old 12th Line Demi-Brigade old 56th Line Demi-Brigade Reserve: 5 battalions Note: It is unknown which brigadiers to whom the demi-brigades were assigned.
Old = The old numbers of the infantry units. In March 1796, the French army assigned new numbers. Boycott-Brown gives the new numbers. For example, the new 51st Line Demi-Brigade was the 99th Line. Austrian Army: Feldzeugmeister Johann Peter Beaulieu Division: Feldmarschallleutnant Eugène-Guillaume Argenteau Brigade: General-Major Mathias Rukavina von Boynograd Carlstadt Grenz Infantry Regiment Preiss Infantry Regiment Nr. 24 Toscana Infantry Regiment Nr. 23 Brechainville Infantry Regiment Nr. 25 Brigade: General-Major Anton Lipthay de Kisfalud Carlstadt Grenz Infantry Regiment Pellegrini Infantry Regiment Nr. 49 Alvinczi Infantry Regiment Nr. 19 Erdödy Hussar Regiment Nr. 9 Division: Feldmarschallleutnant Karl Philipp Sebottendorf Brigade: Oberst Karl Wetzel Wenzel Colloredo Infantry Regiment Nr. 56 Mészáros Uhlan Regiment Nr. 1 Brigade: Oberst Karl Salisch Terzi Infantry Regiment Nr. 16 Lattermann Infantry Regiment Nr. 45 Stein Infantry Regiment Nr. 50 Unattached brigades: Brigade: General-Major Wilhelm Lothar Maria von Kerpen Archduke Anton Infantry Regiment Nr. 52 Wilhelm Schröder Infantry Regiment Nr. 26 Huff Infantry Regiment Nr. 8 Brigade: General-Major Franz Nicoletti Thurn Infantry Regiment Nr. 43 Michael Wallis Infantry Regiment Nr. 11 Jordis Infantry Regiment Nr. 59 Brigade: General-Major Gerhard Rosselmini Deutschmeister Infantry Regiment Nr. 4 Strassoldo Infantry Regiment Nr. 27 Cavalry Brigade: General-Major Anton Schübirz von Chobinin Archduke Joseph