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Shellow Bowells

Shellow Bowells is a village and former civil parish in the Epping Forest District of Essex, England. It is situated 6 miles to the west of Chelmsford, between the villages of Willingale on its westerly border and Roxwell on its east. In 1931 the civil parish had a population of 95. Since 1946 the village has been part of the civil parish of Willingale; the village name is believed to be derived from Shellow, meaning a bend in the river, the Beaulieu family. The village church, dedicated to St Peter and St Paul, is no longer in use as such, having become a private dwelling. Shellow Bowells is mentioned by Bill Bryson in Notes From A Small Island and Paul Theroux's The Kingdom By The Sea, it is referred to as Shallow Bowells in Part Five of Random Harvest by James Hilton. Media related to Shellow Bowells at Wikimedia Commons

Sinner (Joan Jett album)

Sinner is the eleventh studio album by the American hard rock band Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, released June 13, 2006, by Blackheart Records Group. While most of the contents appeared on the Japan-only release Naked, some in different mixes, it is her first record of new material released in the United States since Pure and Simple in 1994. Singles released include "A. C. D. C." and "Riddles", a new version of "Right in the Middle" from Naked with different lyrics. An edited "clean" version was released; the CD includes enhanced content, consisting of a lyrics sheet and a video of the recording of "A. C. D. C.". Joan Jett - rhythm guitar, lead vocals Dougie Needles - lead guitar, backing vocals Enzo Penizzotto - bass, backing vocals Thommy Price - drums Kenny Laguna - keyboards, backing vocals Mike Scielzi - engineer at Soundtrack Studios Billy Crater, Craig Snyder, Thom Panunzio - additional engineering Greg Calbi - mastering at Sterling Sound, New York

Cobra Island

Cobra Island is a fictional country located in the Gulf of Mexico. It is the main base of operations for the fictional Cobra Organization featured in the G. I. Joe toyline from the 1980s, it is featured in the G. I. Joe cartoon and the comic book series created by Marvel Comics and Devil's Due Publishing, it is a fictional island in the Caribbean in the Burt Lancaster film The Crimson Pirate, made in 1952. In the comics, Cobra Island is in the Gulf of Mexico; the island is artificially created as the result of a plan by Crimson Guard scientist Professor Appel. False information in Appel's home led the Joes to target an underwater bunker with a massive drop of non-nuclear bombs; the explosion triggered a faultline releasing volcanic stresses forcing an area of the ocean floor containing a sunken freighter Cobra base to rise above sea level. Realizing the strategic value of the new territory, G. I. Joe attempts to dislodge Cobra from the island via a pitched assault; the G. I. Joe team had nearly won when they were called off by the United States, as lawyers in Cobra's employ had maneuvered to get the island sovereign nation status and recognition by the U.

N. Many important facilities are established on the island, such as the Terror Drome fortress, a dedicated surgical hospital, an airfield, luxury hotel for visiting dignitaries. One of the main features is the now "land-locked freighter" the ARBCO Star, a mundane sunken cargo ship raised up with the island which hides a storehouse of advanced technology and is used as an operations center. After Cobra is forced to retreat from Springfield, the island gains a significant civilian population. Geographically, the island is small 5 square miles in area; the most prominent feature on Cobra Island is an active volcanic peak, created by the same forces which raised the island. The G. I. Joe team mountaineering expert Alpine commented that the volcano is unusually rough and steep, whereas most volcanic mountains are characterized by smooth regular slopes. Other terrain include tropical jungles and a swamp in which Croc Master maintained security with his trained crocodiles; as an actual nation, it was forbidden for the G.

I. Joe team to violate its airspace or territory, though of course Cobra had no qualms about spying on U. S. soil. Some time Cobra Island is threatened by an advanced missile controlled by a rogue faction in the United States military; the threat results in a battle between unofficial Joe forces, General Hawk himself, the mercenary Dreadnoks. A Cobra transport helicopter, sent from the Consulate in New York City destroys the weapon; the largest conflict to occur on the island was the Cobra Civil War. Tensions between Serpentor and the Crimson Guardsman Fred VII caused by competition for control of Cobra exploded into open combat between the different factions; the fighting would grow to involve G. I. Joe and Destro's Iron Grenadiers as well, with the Joes ordered to side with Serpentor's constitutional monarchy and Destro remaining neutral to either faction. Control of the airfield became a major turning point in the short war. Serpentor's faction was on the verge of seizing victory when he was assassinated by Zartan, leaving Fred VII unopposed, while Destro was permitted to leave with his prize, the Baroness.

The true Cobra Commander returns and reclaims his position. He uses the land-locked freighter as a prison for many who opposed him, such as Doctor Mindbender and Raptor, he causes a mountain-damaging lava flow. Most of the prisoners perish. After the Trucial Abysmia war with G. I. Joe, Cobra Island is abandoned as Cobra Commander takes the organization's operations around the world; some operatives, such as Zarana and Cesspool, are stationed there, are present when Firefly and his personal army of Battle Android Troopers take over, but the island is deserted again after a confrontation with the Joes. Following Cobra's defeat in 1994, Cobra Island is annexed by the United Nations, it serves as the base of operations for a revived Serpentor and his personal army called The Coil. Over the years, the geography has changed. While in the past it had been a flat island with one mountain, now it had towering cliffs surrounding a fortified harbor. After the defeat of Serpentor, the U. S. Government sells Cobra Island to what seems to be a research firm called "Gen-Tek".

As discovered by a Joe assault force, this company is yet another Cobra front. The purchasing was handled by the Cobra businessmen Xamot, it serves as Cobra's headquarters. Remnants of The Coil, abandoned on the island following the defeat of Serpentor, are present when the island was destroyed after the G. I. Joe team drops a nuclear weapon on it. In the alternate universe of G. I. Joe Vs. Transformers 2, Cobra Island is a natural island in the Caribbean, it is the site of a showdown between Cobra, G. I. Joe and the Decepticons. In the Sunbow G. I. Joe cartoon, Cobra Island's location and origins were never explained, it debuted in the first season two-parter "There's No Place Like Springfield" as the secret location of Cobra's main headquarters. The island served as the home of the Terror Drome throughout season two; the Terror Drome is destroyed during the events of G. I. Joe: The Movie. After Sgt. Slaughter, Lt. Falcon, the Marauders infiltrat

Louis Waldman

Louis Waldman was a leading figure in the Socialist Party of America from the late 1910s and through the middle 1930s, a founding member of the Social Democratic Federation, a prominent New York labor lawyer. He was expelled from the New York State Assembly in 1920 during the First Red Scare. Louis Waldman was born on January 5, 1891, in Yancherudnia, not far from Kiev, the son of a Jewish innkeeper, one of the few literate men of the village. Waldman emigrated to America in the summer 1909 at the age of 17, arriving in New York City to join his sisters on September 17. Waldman first worked in a metal shop before becoming an apprentice garment lining cutter in one of the sweatshops of the city, he joined a union and participated in the 11-week New York cloakmakers' strike of 1910, while attending high school in the evenings. Upon conclusion of the strike and resumption of his job, Waldman was fired and blacklisted for carrying out his function as a union representative in supervising the enforcement of the union contract in his shop.

Barred from the garment industry, Waldman thereafter worked unsuccessfully as a door-to-door peddler of ribbon before taking a job in a cardboard box factory. Waldman graduated from high school in the spring of 1911 and, owing to a lack of funds for college, enrolled in the Cooper Union to study engineering that fall. Waldman was a shocked member of the crowd on the street that witnessed the catastrophic Triangle Waist Company fire of 1911, an event which always remained with him and served as one of the landmarks of his life. Waldman described the grim scene in his 1944 memoirs: One Saturday afternoon in March of that year — March 25, to be precise — I was sitting at one of the reading tables in the old Astor Library... I was engrossed in my book when I became aware of fire engines racing past the building... I ran out to see what was happening, followed crowds of people to the scene of the fire. A few blocks away, the Asch Building at the corner of Washington Place and Greene Street was ablaze.

When we arrived at the scene, the police had thrown up a cordon around the area and the firemen were helplessly fighting the blaze. The eighth and tenth stories of the building were now an enormous roaring cornice of flames. Word had spread through the East Side, by some magic of terror, that the plant of the Triangle Waist Company was on fire and that several hundred workers were trapped. Horrified and helpless, the crowds — I among them — looked up at the burning building, saw girl after girl appear at the reddened windows, pause for a terrified moment, leap to the pavement below, to land as mangled, bloody pulp; this went on for. A girl who had hesitated too long was licked by pursuing flames and, screaming with clothing and hair ablaze, plunged like a living torch to the street. Life nets held by the firemen were torn by the impact of the falling bodies; the emotions of the crowd were indescribable. Women were hysterical, scores fainted. Packed into a tight space and locked away from means of escape, 146 workers from the building's 9th floor died that day in one of the greatest tragedies in New York City's history.

At a memorial meeting held at Cooper Union in the aftermath of the fire, Waldman saw and heard Socialist leader Morris Hillquit speak for the first time, an event which inspired Waldman to engage in "a veritable orgy of reading" on socialism and thereby won the young man over to the socialist cause. Waldman graduated from Cooper Union in June 1916 with a degree in engineering, worked as a construction engineer during the day while following his ambition to become a lawyer by attending law school in the evenings, he was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1923 and worked thereafter as counsel for the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, for the New York Central Trades and Labor Council, for various other unions in the building and garment trades. In 1916 the young engineer Louis Waldman was approached at a meeting of his Socialist Party branch and was drafted into becoming a candidate of the party for the New York State Assembly. Although he protested that between his engineering job and his evening studies of law he had no time for campaigning, the party official approaching him smiled and replied, "Campaigning?

Who said anything about campaigning? We just want someone to run for office. If you get more than seven hundred votes we'll be lucky; the real campaigns this year will be for Meyer London and Morris Hillquit." And thus was born a Socialist Party politician. Waldman did campaign, mounting the platform to give public speeches, at which he improved. Waldman performed well in the 1916 election, tripling the Socialist tally while losing to his Democratic opponent by a few hundred votes. In the fall of 1917, with America embroiled in the European conflict and a section of the American electorate radicalized by the turn towards war by the Democratic administration of Woodrow Wilson, Waldman ran for the Assembly again as a Socialist, this time winning election. Waldman was a member of the State Assembly, sitting in the 141st New York State Legislature, one of 10 Socialists elected to the Assembly of 1918, the best electoral performance that the organization would achieve. In November 1918, Waldman met with defeat, but he ran again for state assembly in 1919 against a fusion candidate of the Democratic and Republican parties and emerged victorious, along with four other Socialist Party comrades, August Claessens, Samuel Orr, Charles Solomon, Samuel A. DeWitt.

The five Socialist Assemblymen were suspended on the first day of the new legislative session by

1979 CARIFTA Games

The 8th CARIFTA Games was held in Kingston, Jamaica on April 20–22, 1979. Detailed result lists can be found on the "World Junior Athletics History" website. An unofficial count yields the number of about 183 athletes from about 14 countries: Antigua and Barbuda, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Lesser Antilles, Saint Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla and Tobago; the Austin Sealy Trophy was awarded to Jon Jones from Jamaica. He won 4 gold medals in the youth category, therefore was described as the most outstanding athletes of the 39 stagings of the games. Medal winners are published by category: Boys under 20, Girls under 20, Boys under 17, Girls under 17. Complete results can be found on the "World Junior Athletics History" website. * Host nation World Junior Athletics History

William Bemrose

William Bemrose was a writer on wood-carving and pottery, director of a printing business and Royal Crown Derby. He published a biography of Joseph Wright of Derby. Bemrose was born in Derby on 30 December 1831 and he was named after his father, he was the middle of three sons and he had a sister. Bemrose's elder brother, Henry Howe Bemrose, was an M. P. and was made a baronet in 1897. Bemrose went to school at King William's College in Castletown in the Isle of Man before joining the family's printing business in Derby. William and Henry expanded this business across England after their father retired in 1857. William married Margaret Romana in 1858. William became a director of the reviving Royal Crown Derby Porcelain Works, but throughout his life he took an interest in arts and craft. In 1862, he published what is thought to be the first manual on wood carving and it went to over twenty editions, he published books on fretwork, paper mosaics and paper-rosette work. In 1870, he co-authored a book on Derbyshire pottery and published his own works on Bow and Derby Porcelain and Longton Hall Porcelain.

Bemrose chaired the Derby Art Gallery committee. He collected pottery which he purchased during his wide travels, his interest in art and writing culminated in an academic study of Joseph Wright of Derby, published with quality by his own company. He was vice-president of Derby Sketching Club and a member of Derby Archaeological Society, he was involved with organising an orphanage and served seventeen years in the 1st Derby Volunteers. In 1901, his first wife died after they had a daughter. Two years he married Lilian, the widow of a local newspaper owner. Bemrose was buried in Derby. During his life William Bemrose established an extensive collection of porcelain and other objects of art. After his death they were sold at auction in his Derby Home, "Elmhurst", Lonsdale Place, Derby, In March 1909. Elmhurst was sold on to The Corporation of Derby and became a children's home in the 1940s; the site of the house, now demolished, is close to the site of The Bemrose School and Named in Honour of his brother, Henry Howe Bemrose in 1930.

The printing company started by his father in 1826 continued in Derby, employing up to 1,500 staff at its peak until June 2010 when BemroseBooth closed. Works by or about William Bemrose at Internet Archive