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Essendon would win only three matches and draw one ( against wooden spoon contenders Carlton ) for the entire season, but one of those was against finals-bound rivals and arch-enemy Collingwood in round 19 in a win that would ultimately cost the Magpies a top four berth that season.
The Samoan crisis came to a critical juncture in March 1889 when all three colonial contenders sent warships into Apia harbour, and a larger-scale war seemed imminent, until a massive storm on 15 March 1889 damaged or destroyed the warships, ending the military conflict.
The Samoan crisis came to a critical juncture in March 1889 when all three colonial contenders sent warships into Apia harbour, and a larger-scale war seemed imminent, until a massive storm on 15 March 1889 damaged or destroyed the warships, ending the military conflict.
While this reduced their potential delegate count going into the Democratic National Convention, each of these three candidates hoped that the other leading contenders would stumble in the primaries, thus causing the convention's delegates to choose him as a " compromise " candidate acceptable to all factions of the party.
After the AFL-NFL merger brought the American Football League into the NFL, the NFL began to use three divisions and a single wild card team in each conference for its playoffs, in order to produce eight contenders out of six divisions ; this was later expanded so that more wild card teams could participate.
Ruiz has defeated three world champions in Evander Holyfield, Hasim Rahman, and Tony Tucker, as well as top contenders such as Andrew Golota, Fres Oquendo, Jameel McCline, and Kirk Johnson.
In 1845, following the succession crisis in the Latter Day Saint movement, Sidney Rigdon ( one of the three main contenders along with James Strang and Brigham Young for leadership of the Latter Day Saints following the death of Joseph Smith, Jr .) took his followers to Pennsylvania and formed a Rigdonite Mormon settlement at Greencastle.
The Masters has a relatively small field of contenders, when compared with other golf tournaments, so the competitors play in groups of three for the first two rounds ( 36 holes ) and the field is not split to start on the 1st and 10th tees unless weather shortens the available playing time.
In July of 2012, People magazine reported that Meyers, Groban, and Strahan were the top three contenders in the running to replace Philbin.
The three main contenders were Tagalog, Visayan, and Ilocano.
Also, the president would no longer be elected from among the top three contenders ( if no candidate won an absolute majority ), but from among the top two, and his term of office would be five years.
When the Emperor died in December 1722, the field of contenders was reduced to three princes after Yinsi pledged his support to the 14th prince, Yinti.
He fought nine times in 1965, but lost three of four fights against top contenders ( Luis Manuel Rodríguez, Dick Tiger, and Harry Scott ).
From the original seven applicants, three serious contenders emerged and the contract was awarded in August 1960 to North of Scotland Television Limited on the provision that board positions were offered to the other two final applicants, Caledonian Television and North Caledonian Television.
He first became governor in 1839 when the legislature failed to grant a majority of votes to the three leading contenders.
All three of the contenders to succeed her pledged to abandon the tax.
Nevertheless, all three locations were major contenders, when Robert McKinney ( publisher of The Santa Fe New Mexican and a former SJC board member ) called and told Weigle that a group of city leaders had long been looking for another college for Santa Fe.
He would end up benefitting from the misfortunes of three other contenders.
Abraham Lincoln beat out three other contenders — but even if they had somehow united he still had the majority of the electoral vote.
Regardless, Modo became consistent contenders for the Le Mat trophy, appearing in three out of four playoff finals – losing all three – between 1999 and 2002.
This alumni show featured the six grand champions that were crowned in the previous three American Gladiators seasons competing against each other in an elimination-style format, with two contenders left to run the Eliminator.
In March of 2012, Moulton was named one of three contenders for a James Beard Award in the category of Best Media Personality for her work as host of " Sara's Weeknight Meals.
He would end up defeating Gemini in his best event, the Joust, one of the few contenders to do so ( Horton lost only 8 of his 50 Jousts on his three seasons of AG ).

three and for
`` Lived alone here for three years, before any man came.
The three men stepped out to the side to wait for Captain Clemens' signal.
My lovely caller -- Joyce Holland was her name -- had previously done three filmed commercials for zing, and this evening, the fourth, a super production, had been filmed at the home of Louis Thor.
It was spoiled now for seed, and it would sour and mold in three days if they failed to find a place and fuel to dry it.
Sometimes he did this three or four times a day, for this Woman was almost always with him.
Wisman, who has had the chief controller's job for four years, calls the signals for a team operating three rows of dull-gray consoles studded with lights, switches and buttons.
After that, it requires several minutes of concentrated work, including six separate and deliberate actions by a minimum of three men sitting at three separate stations in a bomber, each with another man beside him to help, for an armed bomb to be released.
They ran for three hours.
On the glass partition between me and the driver were three signs: one asked for help for the blind, another help for orphans, and the third for relief for the war refugees.
I was having lunch not long ago ( apologies to N. V. Peale ) with three distinguished historians ( one specializing in the European Middle Ages, one in American history, and one in the Far East ), and I asked them if they could name instances where the general mores had been radically changed with `` deliberate speed, majestic instancy '' ( Francis Thompson's words for the Hound Of Heaven's Pursuit ) by judicial fiat.
The crowd consequently breaks up into temporary groups ranging in size from two to six, with a half-life for the cluster ranging from three to twenty minutes.
If we examine the three types of change from the point of view of their internal structure we find an additional profound difference between the third and the first two, one that accounts for the notable difference between the responses they evoke.
`` How about your press conference three days later -- what was the reason for that??
I use this term to mean three things: a search for the human significance of an event or state of affairs, a tendency to look at wholes rather than parts, and a tendency to respond to these events and wholes with feeling.
The three volumes brought to the fore a characteristic of Trevelyan's prose which remained conspicuous through his later works -- a genius for describing military action with clarity and with authority.
The casualties in the Army of the Cumberland were 22,807, while for all three armies they were 37,081.
It remained, however, for Mando to teach me that Doric symbolized strength, Ionic wisdom, and Corinthian beauty, the three pillars of the ancient world.
With his wife and three or more children he arrived in Boston in March, 1637, and soon found it was no place for anyone looking for liberty of conscience.

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