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The Dancers (1925 film)

The Dancers is a 1925 American silent drama film directed by Emmett J. Flynn and starring George O'Brien, Alma Rubens and Madge Bellamy, it is an adaptation of the 1923 play The Dancers by Gerald du Maurier. It was remade by Fox Film five years as a sound film The Dancers. A young man leaves London for South America, he ends up owning a saloon and dance hall, pines for his true love back in England. On learning that he has inherited his family fortune he returns to London, but finds his girl leading a debauched lifestyle. George O'Brien as Tony Alma Rubens as Maxine Madge Bellamy as Una Templar Saxe as Fothering Joan Standing as Pringle Alice Hollister as Mrs. Mayne Freeman Wood as Evan Caruthers Walter McGrail as The Argentine Noble Johnson as Ponfilo Tippy Grey as Captain Bassil Matthew Kennedy. Edmund Goulding's Dark Victory: Hollywood's Genius Bad Boy. Terrace Books, 2004; the Dancers on IMDb

Edward C. Mann

Edward Coke Mann was a U. S. Representative from South Carolina. Born in Lowndesville, South Carolina, Mann attended the common schools and was graduated from The Citadel, South Carolina, in 1901, he was connected with a tobacco company for four years. He graduated from the law department of the University of South Carolina at Columbia in 1906, where he was a member of the Euphradian Society, commenced practice in St. Matthews, Calhoun County, South Carolina, he served as solicitor of the first circuit of South Carolina 1916-1919. Mann was elected as a Democrat to the 66th Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Asbury Francis Lever and served from October 7, 1919, to March 3, 1921, he unsuccessfully tried to gain renomination in 1920. He practiced law in South Carolina, he was appointed master in equity for Orangeburg County in November 1923. He was served until his death, he was accidentally killed while on a hunting trip. He was interred in Sunnyside Cemetery, South Carolina. United States Congress.

"Edward C. Mann". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

Dry bag

A dry bag is a type of flexible container which seals in a watertight manner. Dry bags are used in kayaking, rafting and other outdoor activities where sensitive items would otherwise get wet as well as extreme sports such as skiing and snowboarding. Dry bags are used to protect electronics from water; as well, they are used to prevent sleeping bags and spare clothing from getting wet, as in a camping context, wet sleeping bags or spare clothing could post a risk to a camper's safety, due to the poor insulative qualities of wet clothing or sleeping bags. They are a construction of plastic film, plastic-coated fabric or waterproofed fabric, formed to create an impermeable, water-ingress protected bag; when using a dry bag, it is vital to ensure the roll top closure is folded at least three times, to create a watertight seal. Construction techniques include welding and gluing. A large range of sizes are available, ranging from small bags large enough for a camera or smartphone to mid-size bags large enough for a sleeping bag, to large bags big enough for several sleeping bags and a folded tent

Long, Live, Love

Long Live Love is the twelfth studio album from Kirk Franklin. RCA Inspiration a division of RCA Records alongside Fo Yo Soul Recordings released the album on May 31, 2019; the album received two Grammys at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards, where it won Best Gospel Album and the single "Love Theory" won Best Gospel Song. Following the release of the first single "Love Theory", the title of the album was announced in March 2019 along with its release date and an upcoming tour in support of the album. Timothy Yap of gave the album a positive review, rating the album 4 stars out of 5. In his review he said " It canvasses a plethora of topics from social hatred to idolatry to the Cross, it exposes us to all sub-genres of Gospel music" from old school choir to soul-massaging ballads. In short, this album contains everything we love about Franklin."

Battle of Cherokee Station

The Battle of Cherokee Station was a battle of the American Civil War fought between Union Army and Confederate Army near the town of Cherokee Station Alabama on 21 October 1863. General Sherman attempted to start rebuilding the Memphis and Charleston Railroad to give Union forces an easier time to arrive at Chattanooga from Mississippi. Sherman initiated his reconstruction at Corinth and began to push into northern Alabama. On 20 October, the Union captured Barton's Station and began their assault on Cherokee Station with a brief cavalry skirmish. XV Corps attacked Confederate forces near Cherokee Station and after an hour of trading musket fire, the Confederates retreated. First Division of XV Corps brought up several Parrott rifles and killed many of the retreating Confederates; the Union continued its push with a decisive victory at Little Bear Creek on October 27 near Tuscumbia, forcing the Confederates to surrender Tuscumbia. The continued Confederate resistance, persuaded the Union to instead seek more northerly, safer routes to Chattanooga.

General Sherman attempted to rebuild the Memphis and Charleston Railroad in order to make it easier for Union forces to get to Chattanooga and Missionary Ridge to prepare for an attack on Atlanta, Georgia. They began rebuilding near Corinth and pushed through Northwest Alabama. Sherman began his push near Cane Creek on 20 October. On the same day, skirmishes occurred at Dickson's Stations, both Union victories. On 20 October, Sherman pushed east towards Cherokee Station. On the evening of 20 October, a skirmish occurred between the 5th Ohio Cavalry and a large troop of Confederate cavalry; the 3rd U. S. Cavalry came up as support; the 5th lost a total of two horses. On 21 October at 08:00, the XV Corps moved up towards the location of the Confederate troops, with its 1st Division leading, they opened fire. Musket fire was exchanged with the Confederates sustaining heavy losses. After the loss of a significant amount of their men, the Confederates retreated; the division inflicted several dozen more casualties.

Several Confederate soldiers were captured as well. The Confederates retreated from the field back to fortifications near Tuscumbia. Union forces sustained 35 casualties. Lieutenant-General Stephen Dill Lee used artillery and his men to delay the Union's assault on Tuscumbia and made occasional skirmishes with Union troops, such as the skirmish at Barton's Station. However, on 27 October, Lee was forced to retreat from Tuscumbia after a defeat at Little Bear Creek; as Union troops went towards Georgia, Lee attempted a second assault on Cherokee Station, but was repulsed by XV Corps. After this defeat, the Confederates attempted to win at another skirmish at Barton's Station. Due to the lack of supplies, Lee was forced to withdraw from Alabama to northern Georgia. However, Lee's resistance prevented the reconstruction of the Memphis and Charleston Railroad by making the Union use northern detours to Chattanooga. Bragg commended Lee for his actions in delaying Union forces and preventing the construction of the Memphis and Charleston Railroad.

Bishop, John Soast. A Concise History of the War: Designed to Accompany Perrine's New Topographical War Map of the Southern States, with an Introduction and Statistical Appendix, Comp. from Authentic Sources. C. O. Perrine. Hattaway, Herman. General Stephen D. Lee. Univ. Press of Mississippi. ISBN 9780878053766. Moore, Frank; the Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents Narratives, Illustrative Incidents, Etc. G. P. Putnam. Battle of cherokee station. National Park Service. "Alabama Civil War Battles - The Civil War". Washington D. C.: U. S. Department of the Interior. Retrieved 2018-04-16. QuadCities Staff. "The Engagement at Little Bear Creek October 26-27, 1863". QCD News. Retrieved 2018-04-20