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Chris Miller (politician)

Chris Miller is an American farmer and politician, a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives for the 110th district. The 110th district, located in the southeastern portion of the state, includes all or parts of Coles, Crawford, Cumberland and Lawrence countiesMiller, of Oakland, Illinois, is the owner of a large farm in the northern part of Coles County. Miller has an associate degree from Lincoln Land Community College and a bachelor of science in education from Eureka College. Profile at the Illinois General Assembly Campaign website

1760 in Sweden

Events from the year 1760 in Sweden Monarch – Adolf Frederick The assembly of the Riksdag of the Estates. 5 June – Johan Gadolin, chemist and mineralogist 19 May – Antoine Bournonville, ballet dancer 29 May – Charlotte Slottsberg, ballerina 2 March - Christina Charlotta Cederström, artist September - Olof Swartz and taxonomist October - Fredrica Löf, actress and courtesan 2 March - Helena Maria Ehrenstråhle, poet date unknown - Christina Rahm, opera singer and actress Media related to 1760 in Sweden at Wikimedia Commons

The Best Smooth Jazz... Ever! vol. 3

The Best Smooth Jazz... Ever! vol. 3 is a compilation album released by EMI in 2006. Nat King Cole – "L–O–V–E" Fred Astaire – "Cheek To Cheek" Vikki Carr – "Can't Take My Eyes Off You" Kay Starr – "Crazy" Ronnie Hilton – "Magic Moments" Julie London – "Love Letters" Dinah Shore – "I've Got You Under My Skin" Helen Reddy – "And I Love You So" Dick Haymes – "The More I See You" Helen Shapiro – "Little Miss Lonely" Dakota Staton – "Dedicated To You" Alma Cogan – "When I Fall In Love" Peggy Lee – "The Folks Who Live On The Hill" Dean Martin – "Kiss" Stanley Turrentine – "What The World Needs Now Is Love" Louis Prima – "When You’re Smiling"/"The Sheik Of Araby" Shirley Bassey – "Kiss Me, Honey Honey, Kiss Me" Peggy Lee – "Somethin' Stupid" Alma Cogan – "Dreamboat" Ruthie Henshall – "All That Jazz" Gordon Macrae – "You're The Cream In My Coffee" Bobby Darin – "A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square" Judy Garland – "Zing! Went The Strings Of My Heart" Lex Baxter – "Poor People Of Paris" Dinah Washington – "You're Nobody'Til Somebody Loves You" Tina Turner – "Night Time Is The Right Time" The Ron Goodwin Orchestra – "I Say A Little Prayer" Nancy Wilson – "And I Love Him" Nat King Cole – "On The Street Where You Live" Kay Starr – "Baby Won't You Please Come Home" Vikki Carr – "You Don't Have To Say You Love Me" Matt Monro – "I Love You Because" Dean Martin – "Memories Are Made Of This" Julie London – "Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend" Peggy Lee – "A Taste Of Honey" Louis Prima – "Just A Gigolo" Sarah Vaughan – "Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye" Nancy Wilson – "The Very Thought of You" Dinah Shore – "It Had to Be You" Nat King Cole – "Mona Lisa" Mel Tormé – "Careless Hands" Danny Williams – "Portrait of My Love" Ella Fitzgerald – "It's Only Love" Stanley Turrentine – "Little Girl Blue" Keri Noble – "Falling" Joss Stone – "For The Love of You" Soyka – "Somebody" Blue Café – "Kontrabas" Flabby – "Miss You All The Time" Gabin – "The Thousand and One Nights" Keri Noble – "Look at Me" Lee Morgan – "I'll Wind" Julie London – "I Got It Bad" Nancy Wilson – "Wives And Lovers" Nat King Cole – "Tenderly" Keely Smith – "Someone To Watch Over Me" Earth Kitt – "Moon River" Dianne Reeves – "Smile" Peggy Lee – "Boy From Ipanema" Kanał Audytywny – "Radiowa piosenka o niczym" Vic Damone – "Tonight" Matt Monro – "On Days Like These" Irma Thomas – "Time Is On My Side"

H. E. N. Bredin

Major General Humphrey Edgar Nicholson "Bala" Bredin, was a British Army officer whose military service took him from 1930s Palestine via Dunkirk, North Africa and Italy to the Cold War in Germany. Humphrey Edgar Nicholson Bredin was born at Peshawar on the North West Frontier of British India on 28 March 1916. Bredin was the second son of the Indian Army, he was educated at King’s School, at the Royal Military College, Sandhurst. It was at Sandhurst; this was the name of a fort in Peshawar as well as a racehorse owned by the Aga Khan. After graduating from Sandhurst, Bredin was commissioned into the Royal Ulster Rifles in 1936, he deployed with the regiment to Palestine. During the 1936–1939 Arab revolt in Palestine Bredin was a subaltern with the 2nd Royal Ulster Rifles in Upper Galilee; the Army was charged with tracking down Arab insurgents. Bredin took part in counter-insurgency with Major Orde Wingate’s Special Night Squads, he was awarded the Military Cross in a clash at a notorious ambush point on the Tulkarm-Nablus road, in April 1938, a Bar to the award a month in a similar action.

The citation recorded that, "he had proved adept at this work, both arduous and dangerous". He was mentioned in dispatches for his services in Palestine. Bredin participated in the Battle of France in 1940, they marched from Louvain to Dunkirk, repulsing German attacks en route, before boarding an Isle of Man steamer. While on board Bredin came across a steward and asked for a beer, to which the steward replied, "Yes, but I can't serve you till we are three miles out". Bredin received his beer as they were about to land in Kent and he thought to himself, "...we can't lose the war with people like that about". In 1944, Bredin was commanding the 6th Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers in Italy, he was tasked with breaching the Gustav Line, the German defensive position, leading the 78th Division in the engagement. A subsequent bravery citation relating to his actions of 15 May 1944 read - Throughout this operation he commanded his battalion with the utmost skill and inspired his men by his examples of personal gallantry under heavy fire.

This difficult operation was successful owing to his leadership. Two days on 17 May 1944 he was ordered to attack Piumarola. Bredin was injured while on the start line for the attack but carried on with the engagement until loss of blood led to his fainting and he was evacuated. For his actions he was awarded the Distinguished Service Order. After recovering from his wounds sustained in May, Bredin was placed in command of the 2nd Battalion, London Irish Rifles; the battalion were attached to the 9th Lancers and deployed in armoured personnel carriers known as Kangaroos. In this role they reached the Scolo Bolognese; the action resulted in the over-running of enemy artillery position with guns destroyed and prisoners of war taken. After the war, Bredin served in Palestine once more before a stint as an instructor at Sandhurst, he served as with the Sudan Defence Force between 1949 and 1953. Bredin went on to command the 2nd Parachute Regiment on Cyprus, it was on Cyprus. His men broke up four groups.

He was posted home for two years before being sent to Malaya and Borneo where he commanded 99 Gurkha Brigade Group. In 1962, Bredin was sent to Germany as Chief of the British Commander-in-Chief's Mission to Soviet Forces in Germany; this was a position. From there he was moved to command 42nd Division, from 1965 to 1968. From 1967 was General Officer Commanding, Northwest District; the end of the decade saw Bredin made a Companion of the Bath in 1969. Between 1968 and 1971 Bredin served as Director of Volunteers and Cadets, Ministry of Defence, it was in this period that he was the first Colonel Commandant of the King's Division. Bredin was Colonel of the Royal Irish Rangers from 1979 to 1984. In retirement Bredin the Cancer Research campaign Essex and Suffolk appeals secretary, he was a regular correspondent in the Daily Telegraph. This was the forum where he challenged defence cuts in 1991 and questioned remarks by Field Marshal Lord Carver relating to the cavalry. Bredin said that Field Marshall's never retire, "they had to defeat the Queen's enemies in the murky future and to harass the politicians accordingly".

Bredin said of warfare that, "I've seen too much of war to like it". However, he believed that Britain should be prepared for any event and not rely on "peace in our time". Bredin's first marriage, to Jacqueline Geare in 1947, was dissolved in 1961, he married Anne Hardie in 1961. He had one daughter of his first marriage and two daughters of his second

Fitzroy, Northcote & Preston Tramways Trust

The Fitzroy, Northcote & Preston Tramways Trust was a tram operator in Melbourne, Australia. The Fitzroy, Northcote & Preston Tramways Trust was established in August 1915 by Fitzroy and Preston to operate an electric tramway from North Fitzroy north along St Georges Road to a junction at Miller Street, Preston where it split into two branches. One headed west along Miller Street and turned north along Gilbert Road to terminate at Regent Street, West Preston; the other headed east along Miller Street, crossing over the Mernda railway line and turned north along Plenty Road to terminate at Tyler Street, East Preston. A trial run over the lines was conducted on 27 January 1920, however before operations commenced, the FNPTT was taken over by the Melbourne & Metropolitan Tramways Board on 2 February 1920, with services commencing on 1 April 1920; the FNPTT lines remain open today being served by Yarra Trams routes 11 and 86. Eight straight-sill California combination trams were ordered from James Moore & Sons and assembled by the Prahran & Malvern Tramways Trust's Malvern workshops.

All were delivered in 1920 passing to the M&MTB as the R class. A four road depot was built at the junction of the two branch lines, on the north-western corner of the intersection between St Georges Road and Miller Street, Preston. Another five road shed built on the eastern side of the original building at a date; the depot closed after the opening of East Preston tram depot in 1955, being used for storage of withdrawn trams and as an overflow area for Preston Workshops. After the latter opened in 1926, the former FNPTT depot was renamed Thornbury