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Platoons of Hearst agents were traveling from state to state in a surprisingly successful search for delegates at the coming convention, and there were charges that money was doing a large part of the persuading.
The resolution under discussion at the convention was to require the boards of election to instruct judges to properly display the American flag.
At the recent horse show convention in New York it was stated that this Intermediate Judging Class is meeting with great success and will be a great help to future judges in the horse world.
Louis Sherry once stayed a fortnight at the Palace, and he was so pleased with omelet Arbogast that he introduced it at his restaurant in New York J. Pierpont Morgan had come in his private train to San Francisco, to attend an Episcopal convention, and brought the restaurateur with him.
Chauncey Depew, one-time runner-up for the Republican Presidential nomination, was attending a convention at Saratoga, where he was scheduled to nominate Colonel Theodore Roosevelt for Governor of New York when he noticed that the temporary chairman was a man he had never met.
If Depew had told any academic psychologist that he had a weird feeling of having lived through that identical convention session at some time in the past, he would have been informed that he was a victim of deja vue.
One week before the convention, Depew was seated on the porch of a country home on the Hudson, gazing at the opposite shore.
but in this respect it was merely following the accepted Chinese convention for all maps.
My cousin Alma, at whose home I was staying during the convention, introduced me to a group of young people from Rhode Island.
" This was thought to favour the doctrine of absolute non-resistance, and accordingly the convention parliament enacted the form that has been in use since that time – " I do sincerely promise and swear that I will be faithful and bear true allegiance to His Majesty ..."
The Mayan Palace course was designed by Pedro Guericia and an economical course called the Club de Golf Acapulco is near the convention center.
Following the 1831 Nat Turner slave rebellion, a state convention was called to pass a new constitution, including provisions to disfranchise free people of color.
In January 1864 Johnson organized a gathering of his state's Union loyalists, where resolutions were passed to elect county officials throughout the state, including a plan for a convention to dispose of the slavery issue ; also adopted was a very controversial and mandatory oath for voters, to protect and preserve the Union in the future.
A convention was called at Borja to develop a consensus, but there Peter so alienated his own partisans with perceived arrogance that they abandoned him, yet were unwilling to accept Ramiro.
Chronologically the first of the passed convention in the Tokyo-Hague-Montreal system was the Tokyo Convention.
The wall follows typical Mycenaean convention in that it followed the natural contour of the terrain and its gate was arranged obliquely, with a parapet and tower overhanging the incomers ' right-hand side, thus facilitating defense.
His motivation for changing it to something meaning ' the East electrode ' ( other candidates had been " eastode ", " oriode " and " anatolode ") was to make it immune to a possible later change in the direction convention for current, whose exact nature was not known at the time.
In retrospect the name change was unfortunate, not only because the Greek roots alone do not reveal the anode's function any more, but more importantly because, as we now know, the Earth's magnetic field direction on which the " anode " term is based is subject to reversals whereas the current direction convention on which the " eisode " term was based has no reason to change in the future.
The number of ratification for the entry-into force of the Ban Amendment is under debate: Amendments to the convention enter into force after ratification of " three-fourths of the Parties who accepted them " 17. 5 ; so far, the Parties of the Basel Convention could not yet agree whether this would be three fourth of the Parties that were Party to the Basel Convention when the Ban was adopted, or three fourth of the current Parties of the ConventionReport of COP 9 of the Basel Convention.
The convention in naval warfare of the time was that ships of the line did not attack frigates when there were ships of equal size to engage, but in firing first French Captain Claude-Jean Martin had negated the rule and Saumarez waited until the frigate was at close range before replying.

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In the partnership card game contract bridge, the Blackwood convention is a popular bidding convention that was developed by Easley Blackwood.
The incumbent will generally serve for at least five years, though this is only a developed convention, and the governor still technically acts at Her Majesty's pleasure ( or the Royal Pleasure ).
The Constitution developed by the convention in Philadelphia had to be ratified.
Some types of more complicated rhyming schemes have developed names of their own, separate from the " a-b-c " convention, such as the ottava rima and terza rima.
However as the power of the aristocracy waned during the 19th century the convention developed that the Prime Minister should always sit in the lower house.
) Ultimately, this erosion of power led to the Parliament Act of 1911 that marginalised the Lords ' role in the legislative process and crystallised the convention that had developed over the previous century that a Prime Minister cannot sit in the House of Lords.
This system of astronomical naming convention was developed by Friedrich W. Argelander.
The incumbent will generally serve for at least five years, though this is only a developed convention, and the governor general still technically acts at Her Majesty's pleasure ( or the Royal Pleasure ).
Hypothetically, if English had a more developed system of phonetic complements parallel with the scripts mentioned above, there might be a convention of writing 2ble for ' double ', 2ple for ' couple ', 2uary for ' February ' ( the second month ), 2ary for ' binary ', 2r for ' pair ', o2r for ' other ' ( which historically meant ' second '), 2in for ' twin ', 2ni ' Gemini ' (" the Twins "), etc.
In 1927-28 CITEJA studied and developed the proposed draft convention and developed it into the present package of unification of law and presented it at Warsaw Conference which was approved between 4 and 12 October 1929.
This convention was developed for filenames that need to conform to the 8. 3 file naming convention.
For example, applications developed for Mac OS X and GNOME are supposed to place the most important button on the right-hand side of a window or dialog, whereas Microsoft Windows and KDE have the opposite convention.
Within the last fifty years, a convention has also developed of appointing a Deputy Prime Minister.
The construction of one of the nation's largest shopping malls, thousands of homes, various hotels and highrises, strip malls, restaurants, freeways, a convention center, and much more has caused King of Prussia to become a highly developed community.
The amount of control the Legislative Yuan has over the Executive Yuan was unclear throughout the 1990s, but a convention has developed that the Executive Yuan is responsible to the President of the Republic of China and not the Legislative Yuan.
Eventually, determined by a Methodist-Episcopal convention in 1870, the college was shut in favor of the newly developed Syracuse University ( 1871 ), over the protests of the residents of Lima.
She developed an appetite for attention, actively seeking to flout convention — whether by dancing the Charleston, or by wearing a tight, flesh-colored bathing suit to fuel rumors that she swam nude.
Therefore, a convention has developed that the Governor's powers is exercised for only minor offenses, while requests for pardons and reprieves for major offenses and offenses committed in the Union Territories are deferred to the President.
In 1981's Reference re a Resolution to amend the Constitution, the Court provided three factors necessary for the existence of a constitutional convention: a practice or agreement developed by political actors, a recognition that they are bound to follow that practice or agreement, and a purpose for that practice or agreement.
It rapidly developed that the colonization forces had organized to get control of the convention and had even gone to the length of organizing local ' branches on paper ' within three days before the convention, in order to increase its list of delegates and make its control a certainty.

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In 1883, the standardized system of North American Time Zones was adopted by the general time convention of railway managers in Chicago.
Allen and a troop of Boys traveled to Westminster where, under Allen's influence, the town's convention adopted a strongly worded resolution authorizing the drafting of a plea to the King to remove them " out of so oppressive a jurisdiction ".
As the United Kingdom grew into an advanced maritime nation, British mariners kept at least one chronometer on GMT in order to calculate their longitude from the Greenwich meridian, which was by convention considered to have longitude zero degrees ( this convention was internationally adopted in the International Meridian Conference of 1884 ).
The latter convention was adopted on and after 1 January 1925 for astronomical purposes as well, resulting in a discontinuity of 12 hours, or half a day earlier.
The metric definition of exactly cubic decimetres ( also after the litre was redefined in 1964, ≈ ) was adopted shortly afterwards in Canada, but from 1976 the conventional value of was used in the United Kingdom until the Canadian convention was adopted in 1985.
At a supranational level, countries have adopted a range of treaty and convention obligations to relate the right of individual litigants to invoke the jurisdiction of state courts and to enforce the judgments obtained.
: A frequently adopted convention treats the constant logical values as operators of arity zero, thus:
After the state was admitted to the United Nations under the temporary reference " the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia ", other international organisations adopted the same convention.
Since the kinetic energy is never negative, if the common convention is adopted of taking the potential energy as zero at infinite separation, the bound orbits have negative total energy, parabolic trajectories have zero total energy, and hyperbolic orbits have positive total energy.
The convention adopted a translation into Spanish of the term, inspired by the Irish saorstát ( Free State ) of " Estado Libre Asociado " ( ELA ) to represent the agreement adopted " in the nature of a compact " between the people of Puerto Rico and the U. S. literally translated into English, the phrase means " Associated Free State.
Howard, determined to avoid a repetition of the 1993 election, adopted a " small target " strategy – committing to keep Labor reforms such as Medicare, and defusing the republic issue by promising to hold a constitutional convention.
Since an event of probability 0 should not contribute to the entropy, and given that, the convention is adopted that.
Rewriting the state constitution became Marshall's central focus as governor, and after the General Assembly refused to call a constitutional convention he began to seek alternative means by which to have a new constitution adopted.
As time went by, more and more state legislatures adopted resolutions demanding that a convention be called, thus pressuring the Senate to finally relent and approve what later became the Seventeenth Amendment for fear that such a convention — if permitted to assemble — might stray to include issues above and beyond just the direct election of U. S. Senators.
Virginia adopted this provision of the English Bill of Rights in the Virginia Declaration of Rights of 1776, and the Virginia convention that ratified the U. S. Constitution recommended in 1788 that this language also be included in the Constitution.
The Convention, the only convention stemming from a direct recommendation of the Rio Conference's Agenda 21, was adopted in Paris on 17 June 1994 and entered into force in December 1996.
The last and only proposed Constitution adopted by the Fifth Constitutional Convention in 2009 was rejected by the U. S. Congress in 2010, which urged the convention to reconvene to address the concerns Congress and the Obama administration have had with the proposed document.
Some recent languages, such as Lua, have adopted the same convention for the same reason.
This encyclopedia adheres to the convention adopted above.

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