Perhaps the most sensational case young Bill Taft prosecuted involved Joseph Payton, accused of killing his lover, a young prostitute named Nellie Stickley in 1878. A first attempt to convict Payton ended in a hung jury, and a new trial convened in 1881, with Taft handling the prosecution. A lengthy extract of his opening statement, published in the Cincinnati Gazette of 18 February 1881, demonstrates Taft skill as an orator:.
The reason I ask: In the issue of The New Yorker of Dec. 22 29, 2008, there an excellent illustration by Christoph Niemann for James Surowiecki article, You Can Lose, on page 48 that, in conception, bears a striking resemblance to it. As you can see.
A pilot is dead after crashing a small plane into a pond on a farm in Lincoln County on Sunday afternoon.Lincoln County Sheriff Murray Blackwelder said the plane crashed Sunday afternoon. Monday when a farmhand called the sheriff’s office.”We did not hear or see anything,” said Brenda Lloyd, who lives nearby. “And it’s my understanding the plane came from Winchester, which meant it probably went over the house.”The victim has been identified as 46 year old Linda Bauman, an anesthesiologist and mother of two.
Are you interested in raising experimenting with silk worms? This instructable is for you! As a part of my graduate school research I had a chance to experiment with raising and creating fabric with silk worms.Silkworms are the oldest domesticated insect and have been a source of design, economy and trade for thousands of years. Silkworms spin silk, a protein fiber known for its strength, sheen and pure white color. They are also disarmingly cute creatures and easy to raise and nurture.Silkworms have also become an intense area of research in the past 15 years due to silk’s unique material properties.
ANTHONY ‘CHAMP’ RAGUNAS. A standout in several sports, Ragunas was inducted into the Luzerne County Sports Hall of Fame at a ceremony in Wilkes Barre, Pa., Sept. 15. Ragunas, a resident of Newport News since 1978, was a three year varsity letterman at Plymouth High School in football and track. He quarterbacked the Plymouth football team to an undefeated season in 1944. In track, he was a district champ in the 120 yard high hurdles in 1943.
If you think you’ll want to capture fast action, then a burst mode or sequential shooting mode will allow you to take multiple shots in rapid succession. This will help the camera capture a blur free image even if you have a little bit of hand shake when holding the camera. This is true of course for both indoor and outdoor camera use!If you plan on being outdoors for an entire day (or more) then it would be advisable to have a camera that will accept higher capacity memory cards.