From line shaft to power looms at Boott Mills in Lowell, Massachusetts External image Video of line shaft operating in a workshop. A typical line shaft would be suspended from the ceiling of one area and would run the length of that area. One pulley on the shaft would receive the power from a parent line shaft elsewhere in the building. The other pulleys would supply power to pulleys on each individual machine or to subsequent line shafts. In manufacturing where there were a large number of machines performing the same tasks, the design of the system was fairly regular and repeated. In other applications such as machine and wood shops where there was a variety of machines with different orientations and power requirements, the system would appear erratic and inconsistent with many different shafting directions and pulley sizes. Shafts were usually horizontal and overhead but occasionally were vertical and could be underground. Shafts were usually rigid steel, made up of several parts bolted together at flanges.
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Unlike the preconceived image of an omniscient heart monitor counting the moments between life and death, all is quiet. My grandmother is curling in on herself slowly with each passing hour. Her heavy folded lids twitch while her soft dark hands paw at her face, and I am reminded of a fetus moments before entering the world, unaware of its surroundings and even its own self.
When I entered the room I called her name, apprehensive of even touching her. Last night, before the ambulances came, she did not recognize my mother, her own child.
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Louis IX, King of France , was her brother. When still a child at court, Isabel, or Elizabeth, showed an extraordinary devotion to exercises of piety, modesty, and other virtues. She was even more devoted to the Franciscan Order than her royal brother. She not only broke off her engagement with a count, but moreover refused the hand of Conrad, son of the German Emperor Frederick II , although pressed to accept him by everyone, even by Pope Innocent IV, who however did not hesitate subsequently to praise her fixed determination to remain a virgin.
As Isabel wished to found a convent of the Order of St. Clare, Louis IX began in to acquire the necessary land in the Forest of Rouvray, not far from the Seine and in the neighbourhood of Paris. On 10 June, , the first stone of the convent church was laid. The building appears to have been completed about the beginning of , because Alexander IV gave his sanction on 2 February, , to the new rule which Isabel had had compiled by the Franciscan Mansuetus on the basis of the Rule of the Order of St.
These rules were drawn up solely for this convent, which was named the Monastery of the Humility of the Blessed Virgin Monasterium Humilitatis B. The sisters were called in the rule the “Sorores Ordinis humilium ancillarum Beatissimf Marif Virginis”. The fast was not so strict as in the Rule of St. Clare; the community was allowed to hold property, and the sisters were subject to the Minorites.
St. Isabel of France
Colonial era[ edit ] In , Puritans and Congregationalists in the Massachusetts Bay Colony , were dissatisfied with the rate of Anglican reform, and sought to establish an ecclesiastical society subject to their own rules and regulations. The Massachusetts General Court granted them permission to settle in the towns of Windsor , Wethersfield , and Hartford which is an area now known as Connecticut. On January 14, , a set of legal and administrative regulations called the Fundamental Orders was adopted, and established Connecticut as a self-ruling entity.
By these settlers had started new towns in the surrounding areas. Roger Ludlowe , framer of the Fundamental Orders, purchased the land presently called Fairfield, and established the name.
Granted 10th December The chevrons are from the arms of the Clare Earls of Gloucester. The first horseshoe is derived from the old arms of the City of Gloucester, the second is from the arms of the Allen family, and the third is from the arms of the Cripps family. The fleeces represent the woollen industry. The crest is based on that granted to the City of Gloucester in The motto is that of the Allen family. On the dexter side a Lion guardant Or gorged with a Wreath of Hops fructed proper and on the sinister a Talbot Argent gorged with a Collar Or charged with three Apples proper.
Granted 28th February , to the former Herefordshire County Council. In Herefordshire was merged with neighbouring Worcestershire to form the relatively short-lived County of Hereford and Worcester. On 1st April it was split out again, in the form of a unitary authority, with broadly the same borders as before. The red background is taken form the arms of the City of Hereford and also represents the red earth of Herefordshire.
The silver lion is from the arms of the City of Hereford, and in base is a Herefordshire Bull’s head.
France crash: Six children now dead after school bus hit by train is “cut in two” near Perpignan
Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid Email Police have revealed that six children have died following a horrific crash when a school bus was hit by a train in France. The bus was cut in half when it was hit by a train travelling 50mph at a level crossing between Perpignan and Prades in southern France. Rescuers arrived to a horrific scene in the small town of Millas, France, as victims were found on the ground and inside the destroyed bus.
Six people have now died and another 20 people were injured, 11 of them seriously, said French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe. Most of the injured were schoolchildren aged , but also included the bus driver and three people on the train.
Kawasaki Heavy Industries, builder of subway cars, is reviewing options of getting out of the business, according to published reports. Metro and Long Island Rail Road. A labor shortage and Buy America requirements have complicated the company’s business plans in North America, the company said. For the month of October , U. For the first 44 weeks of , carload and intermodal originations increased 3. Ground has been broken on the new Pawtucket-Central Falls commuter rail station and bus hub in Rhode Island.
The station is expected to attract about daily boardings, officials say. Trains will operate weekly, with departure from Riyadh on Wednesday, and from Jawf on Saturday. Trains are designed to operate in desert environments in temperatures of up to degrees F. Both lines interchange with CSX in Nashville. The 83, square-foot paper-grade warehouse will serve as a new transload facility for wood pulp, with the potential to transload other forest products.
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Class 47s were the most numerous and versatile diesel locomotives on the UK railway system. There were few places they could not go and few duties they could not perform. Because of this, they were derided by most enthusiasts until it became clear that they were not long for this world, when, of course, they became the number one target and people travelled far and wide to photograph their final workings.
Fortuntately, I had always photographed them and once again didn’t feel the need to chase them around too much in the final months of their working lives. The summer of saw a Saturdays only On 9 July operated this service and is seen here just beyond Water Orton in the days when the M42 embankment was an excellent location for northbound workings.
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SO A small amount of parking is available at the end of the church path, south of the church. The entrance to the ground floor ringing chamber is through the south porch of the church. The bells go well and sound quite nice. They are a little quiet inside the ringing chamber, unless the tower door is opened. The original six bells, of which just the 5th was recast soon afterwards, were ordered from Matthew Bagley while he was at Evesham.
He actually started casting bells at Chacombe, Northants.
However, much has happened since it went up, including the Blogger outage. Scroll down for a report on that. More new posts will be added below this one. The essay below is the conclusion of the ninth part in a series by Takuan Seiyo. See the list at the bottom of this post for links to the previous installments. Their main endeavor has been to enforce their compulsory e. K and discretionary e. Nor the evils of the worldwide Islamic Inquisition which — not in the 16th century but now, in the 21st, condemns Muslim apostates to barbaric execution.
Instead, aggressive White androphobes of all genders which I can no longer count are decimating the philogynous and egalitarian West. Equality psychos are tearing down the most egalitarian society that ever existed except for initial communist experiments, before they turned bloody.
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Two Aussies, three games – a beer fuelled roadtrip through New Zealand provincial rugby On the final weekend of the provincial rugby season, two footy mad boys from the heart of Brisvegas came to New Zealand. It was the best four days of the rugby year. Ulster issue statement explaining why they won’t sign Stephen Donald Ulster Rugby have released a statement explaining why they won’t be signing former All Black flyhalf Stephen Donald. Ospreys announce the sacking of Steve Tandy in statement Managing Director of Ospreys Rugby, Andrew Millward, gas confirmed that Head Coach, Steve Tandy, will be leaving his position at the region with immediate effect.
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William Duncan Saunders, 15, died of a skull fracture and ruptured aorta when he was roughly flung from a bed during an incident variously described as horseplay unrelated to hazing and hazing. He was a member of Alpha Delta Phi fraternity, but his chapter was not implicated in his demise. Here is a clipping at the time: Walke , 16, blamed his suicide by gunshot over a depression that enveloped him due to New salem School hazing.
Utah finally outlawed the practice after his death, according to the Ogden Standard-Examiner January 10, The death was blamed by his mother on hazing, but cited as illness-related by university then-administrators who nonetheless strongly condemned all acts of hazing. His mother became the first known parent of a hazing victim to become an activist.
According to the Milwaukee Journal September 18, Clifford Tweed admitted to being one of those grappling with Aune but denied knowing how the young man suffered a serious spine injury. The Journal noted that the student body voted to end all hazing. A newspaper in Franklin, Indiana, followed his recovery, setback, and death in detail. The Reading Eagle April 19, said the college president banned all hazing as a result of the death.
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By Travis Andersen Globe Staff December 27, The Worcester woman who allegedly killed a man in a hit-and-run crash on Christmas has a troubling penchant for dragging people with her vehicle during drug-related incidents, according to authorities and published reports. A not-guilty plea was entered on her behalf. Advertisement Felix Bonilla, 33, was killed in the crash. Get Fast Forward in your inbox: Get what you need today in this early-morning email.
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The Sense of Sin I. Evil is defined by St. Thomas De malo, 2: In the physical order a thing is good in proportion as it possesses being. God alone is essentially being, and He alone is essentially and perfectly good. Everything else possesses but a limited being, and, in so far as it possesses being, it is good.
This is when it really snowed in Som The forecast shows that Radstock is due snow after the weekend Image: In the South West there are more than 60 winter service vehicles on stand-by at 11 operational depots, which are in strategic locations across the region. Lane 1 of three has been closed to traffic for safety reasons between junctions 23 Bridgwater and 24 Minehead while specialist teams carry out work to repair an expansion joint on the viaduct.
Highways England operations manager Rob Llewellyn said: Why it never snows when we say it is going to snow In the meantime, in the event of severe winter weather, drivers are advised to check road conditions and the weather forecast before setting out on their journeys. If conditions are poor, and journeys are not essential, drivers are advised to think about delaying until conditions improve — this should improve their journey, but also gives our winter fleet chance to treat the roads.
Drivers are also encouraged to make sure they have a winter kit in their vehicle, including an ice scraper and de-icer, warm clothes and blankets. Strong winds and coastal gales are also anticipated through the latter part of the weekend, affecting high routes and bridges in the South West.