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The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

By: The Manhattan Engineer District

...The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by The Manhattan Engineer District June 29, 1946 A Penn State Electronic Classics ... ...s Series Publication The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by the Manhattan Engineer District June 29, 1946 is a publication of the Pennsylva... ...smission, in any way. The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by the Manhattan Engineer District June 29, 1946, the Pennsylvania State Universit... ... square miles of the city were instantly and completely devastated. 66,000 people were killed, and 69,000 injured. On August 9th, three days later, at... ...th, 1945, two days after the bombing of Nagasaki, a message was dispatched from Major General Leslie R. Groves to Brigadier General Thomas F. Farrell,... ... scientific, technical and medi- cal intelligence in the atomic bomb field from within Japan as soon as possible after the cessation of hostilities. T... ...ated that all available specialist personnel and instruments would be sent from the United States, and that the Supreme Allied Commander in the Pacifi... ...ction of targets to produce the greatest military ef- fect on the Japanese people and thereby most effectively shorten the war. F. The morale effect u... ...ot be highly accurate. Hiroshima thus had approximately the same number of people as the city of Providence, R.I., or Dallas, Tex. Nagasaki Nagasaki l...

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Manhattan Rebellion

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...ing before it sank on 1 July 1951 The Manhattan Rebellion was a failed coup attempt by officers of the Royal Thai... ...unpoint while he was attending the transfer ceremony of the US Navy dredge Manhattan to the Thai navy at Ratchaworadit Pier on the Chao Phraya River i... ...dead in the water in front of Wichaiprasit Fort. It was heavily fired upon from the eastern bank by guns and mortars, and, by afternoon, was also bomb... ...ilitary personnel, eight police officers, and 103 civilians. More than 500 people were wounded. Property damage amounted to 15 million baht and the lo... ... as it had become a navigational hazard.[3] The ship was officially struck from the naval register on 8 October 1959 in Ministerial Order 350/21315. ... ... Manhattan Rebellion ... ...dead in the water in front of Wichaiprasit Fort. It was heavily fired upon from the eastern bank by guns and mortars, and, by afternoon, was also bomb... ...ilitary personnel, eight police officers, and 103 civilians. More than 500 people were wounded. Property damage amounted to 15 million baht and the lo...

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The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

By: The Manhattan Engineer District

...THE ATOMIC BOMBINGS OF by THE MANHATTAN ENGINEER DISTRICT Classic Literature Collection World Pub... ...SAKI Title: THE ATOMIC BOMBINGS OF HIROSHIMA AND NAGASAKI Author: THE MANHATTAN ENGINEER DISTRICT Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literature... ...WorldLibrary.net The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by The Manhattan Engineer District October, 1996 [eBook #685] PGCC Collec... ...T WAVE LONG RANGE BLAST DAMAGE GROUND SHOCK SHIELDING, OR SCREENING, FROM THE BLAST FLASH BURN CHARACTERISTICS OF INJURIES TO PERSONS BURN... ...NS MECHANICAL INJURIES BLAST INJURIES RADIATION INJURIES SHIELDING FROM RADIATION EFFECTS OF THE ATOMIC BOMBINGS ON THE INHABITANTS OF THE C... ...square miles of the city were instantly and completely devastated. 66,000 people were killed, and 69,000 injured. On August 9th, three days later,... ...h, 1945, two days after the bombing of Nagasaki, a message was dispatched from Major General Leslie R. Groves to Brigadier General Thomas F. Farrell... ...ection of targets to produce the greatest military effect on the Japanese people and thereby most effectively shorten the war. F. The morale effe... ... be highly accurate. Hiroshima thus had approximately the same number of people as the city of Providence, R.I., or Dallas, Tex. Nagasaki N...

...This document contains sections on the Manhattan Project such as Investigating Group Propaganda, Summary of Damages and Injuries, and Description of the Cities before the Bombings....

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Manhattan Plaza

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...subsidized residential complex at 400 and 484 West 43rd Street in midtown Manhattan, New York City . It has 1, 688 units and about 3, 500 tenants. 7... ...ity . It has 1, 688 units and about 3, 500 tenants. 70% of the tenants are from the performing arts, 15% are neighborhood residents, and 15% are elder... ...r 24, 2004 By DAVID W. CHEN, New York Times, Published: September 14, 2004 Manhattan Plaza was designed by architect David Todd . Constructed in t... ...and sexually oriented book stores and movies, undesirable. Shortly after Manhattan Plaza opened, the City was hit by the AIDS crisis, and many resid... ... for non-residents. According to health officials, a greater proportion of people have died of AIDS in that apartment complex compared to any other re... ...ther has one fewer, thereby creating the illusion of equal height. Aside from the McGraw-Hill Building, the complex was the tallest in the Hell's ... ...'s Kitchen area at the time it was completed, and is still highly visible from the north, south, and west sides. Between the two buildings are a mult...

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Big Abel and the Little Manhattan

By: Cornelius Mathews

... by CORNELIUS MATHEWS Big Abel and the Little Manhattan Cornelius Mathews Copyright © 2002 All Rights Reserved World Wide... ... CHAPTER I. The Ghost of New York. • CHAPTER II. Big Abel and the Little Manhattan come to terms; and get a Night-View of the City. • CHAPTER III.... ...City takes his Comfort. • CHAPTER VI. The City at his Crimes; the Little Manhattan and Big Abel still busy. • CHAPTER VII. The Fifth Day of it; an... ...t wounds, and pattering carnage, when he falls asleep. And can you see him from the back steps of the City Hall? Not with the naked eye: but Lankey Fo... ...d him present to him, and shook at the very thought. He had just come down from the witness-stand, within, and was pausing at the porch, when he was o... ...er live past Roosevelt—my 'ord for it!" A soft strain of the flute floated from a back-room, as his figure passed the door, joined by a mellow, low wh... ... a stander-by, swiftest and foremost of all. Below this, a great number of people in gay dresses, many with ribbons about them, and children at their ... ...rfully packed they seem in the bows, at the stern, on the upper deck: with people too who are, to innocent lookers-on from shore, all bent—for a vague... ...hore, all bent—for a vague wonder and curiosity hangs, even yet, about the people that go a voyage—for pleasure-land, somewhere ahead, without a thoug...

...· Dedication · CHAPTER I. The Ghost of New York. · CHAPTER II. Big Abel and the Little Manhattan come to terms; and get a Night-View of the City. · CHAPTER III. How it goes the First Day: with the City Waking up. · CHAPTER IV. The City Head-Foremost in Business; and the Second Day's Work. · CHAPTER V. It strike...

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Manhattan Clan

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...o are frozen in stone in the year 994 AD only to be reawakened in 1994 in Manhattan . In 1996, they were joined by Angela (who originated from the ... ... 1994 in Manhattan . In 1996, they were joined by Angela (who originated from the Avalon Clan, comprising the grown children of the original Wyvern... ... two are children he and Katana give birth to). Clan history Originally from the fictional Castle Wyvern in Dark Age Scotland, they were part of ... ...r, Goliath, and his mentor, who had followed bad information and were away from the castle tracking the Vikings during the attack, and three youngling... ...moved, brick by brick, to the top of his skyscraper, the Eyrie Building on Manhattan in New York City, New York . As Xanatos anticipated, the buildi... ...m Goliath), taking names from New York boroughs and landmarks to allow the people of this world to better relate to them. For the most part however, ... ...3-4 Despite being grateful for their release from their slumber, the new Manhattan Clan was reluctant to put their trust in another human. This was ...

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Big Abel and the Little Manhattan

By: Cornelius Mathews

...S Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org THE LITTLE MANHATTAN Title: BIG ABEL AND THE LITTLE MANHATTAN Author: CORNELIUS... ...... ... Manhattan Cornelius Mathews Table of Contents Big Abel and the Little Manhattan .................................................................. ...hot wounds, and pattering carnage, when he falls asleep. And can you see him from the back steps of the City Hall? Not with the naked eye: but Lankey... ...ad him present to him, and shook at the very thought. He had just come down from the witness−stand, within, and was pausing at the porch, when he wa... ...ever live past Roosevelt my 'ord for it!" A soft strain of the flute floated from a back−room, as his figure passed the door, joined by a mellow, low... ...f a stander−by, swiftest and foremost of all. Below this, a great number of people in gay dresses, many with ribbons about them, and children at the... ...erfully packed they seem in the bows, at the stern, on the upper deck: with people too who are, to innocent lookers−on from shore, all bent for a va... ...shore, all bent for a vague wonder and curiosity hangs, even yet, about the people that go a voyage for pleasure−land, somewhere ahead, without a th...

...Table of Contents: Big Abel and the Little Manhattan, 1 -- Cornelius Mathews, 1 -- Advertisement, 1 -- Dedication, 1 -- Letter, 1 -- Chapter I. The Ghost of New York, 2 -- Chapter II. Big Abel and the Little Manhattan come to terms; and get a Night?View of the -- City...

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Manhattan, Illinois

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... Location of Manhattan within Illinois ... ... Manhattan is a village in Will County, Illinois, United States. The populat... ...al links 9 History Manhattan was incorporated in 1886. It is an old and established community.... ...g, the village has grown over the last ten years to accommodate over 6,071 people. Its forebears of German and Irish heritage give expression in the e... ...ographics As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 3,330 people, 1,144 households, and 870 families residing in the village. The pop... ...and 870 families residing in the village. The population density was 989.3 people per square mile (381.5/km²). There were 1,163 housing units at an av... ...% White, 0.21% African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.21% Asian, 1.17% from other races, and 1.08% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of a... ...village the population was spread out with 32.4% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 33.1% from 25 to 44, 19.2% from 45 to 64, and 7.3% who were ...

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The Manhattan Engineer District : The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

...THE ATOMIC BOMBINGS OF by THE MANHATTAN ENGINEER DISTRICT 3 THE ATOMIC BOMBINGS OF HIROSHI... ... 3 THE ATOMIC BOMBINGS OF HIROSHIMA AND NAGASAKI by The Manhattan Engineer District June 29, 1946. Index FO... ...une 29, 1946. Index FOREWORD INTRODUCTION THE MANHATTAN PROJECT INVESTIGATING GROUP PROPAGANDA SUMMARY OF DAMAGES... ... LONG RANGE BLAST DAMAGE GROUND SHOCK SHIELDING, OR SCREENING, FROM THE BLAST FLASH BURN CHARACTERISTICS OF INJURIES TO PERSONS ... ...ECHANICAL INJURIES BLAST INJURIES RADIATION INJURIES SHIELDING FROM RADIATION EFFECTS OF THE ATOMIC BOMBINGS ON THE INHABITANTS OF THE... ...uare miles of the city were instantly and completely devastated. 66,000 people were killed, and 69,000 injured. On August 9th, three days la... ... 1945, two days after the bombing of Nagasaki, a message was dispatched from Major General Leslie R. Groves to Brigadier General Thomas F. Farre... ...tion of targets to produce the greatest military effect on the Japanese people and thereby most effectively shorten the war. F. The morale ... ...e highly accurate. Hiroshima thus had approximately the same number of people as the city of Providence, R.I., or Dallas, Tex. Nagas...

...FOREWORD INTRODUCTION: THE MANHATTAN PROJECT INVESTIGATING GROUP PROPAGANDA SUMMARY OF DAMAGES AND INJURIES MAIN CONCLUSIONS THE SELECTION OF THE TARGET DESCRIPTION OF THE CITIES BEFORE THE BOMBINGS Hiroshima Nagasaki THE ATTACKS Hiroshima Nagasaki GEN...

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Manhattan (cocktail)

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... A classic 2:1 Manhattan, made with Canadian whisky, sweet vermouth, bitters, and a cherry... ... garnished, and served straight up. A Manhattan is a cocktail made with whiskey, sweet vermouth, and bitters. Com... ...glass, where it is garnished with a Maraschino cherry with a stem.[1][2] A Manhattan is also frequently served on the rocks in a lowball glass. The wh... ...success of the banquet made the drink fashionable, later prompting several people to request the drink by referring to the name of the club where it o... ...aurant, and "get together" of locals.[11] The story goes, that many of the people of Föhr immigrated to Manhattan during deep sea fishing trips, took ... ...xotic ingredients.[10] A lemon peel may be used as garnish. Some add juice from the cherry jar or Maraschino liqueur to the cocktail for additional sw... ...ral part of any cocktail, as the ingredient that differentiated a cocktail from a sling.[14] Over time, those definitions of cocktail and sling have b... ... ^ Recipe for a Manhattan Cocktail from about.com ^ http://mybestcocktails.com/...

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TEDx Projects Manhattan : Britta Riley: A garden in my apartment

By: Britta Riley

...TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since then its scope has become ever broader. Along with two annual conferences -- the TED Conference in Long Beach and Palm Springs each spring, and the TEDGlobal ...

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Manhattan, Montana

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...s . It is part of the ' Bozeman Micropolitan Statistical Area '. Geography Manhattan is located at (45.857367, -111.331005). According to the U... ... land. Demographics 2010 census As of the census of 2010, there were 1, 520 people, 622 households, and 405 families residing in the town. The pop... ...can American, 0.3% Native American, 0.7% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.3% from other races, and 2.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Lati... ... were under the age of 18; 4.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.9% were from 25 to 44; 29.5% were from 45 to 64; and 15.2% were 65 years of age... ...e and 48.9% female. 2000 census As of the census of 2000, there were 1, 396 people, 553 households, and 389 families residing in the town. The pop... ..., and 389 families residing in the town. The population density was 2, 303.9 people per square mile (883.6/km²). There were 582 housing units at an ... ...% White, 0.72% Native American, 0.29% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 0.43% from other races, and 1.07% from two or more races. Hispanic or Lat... ...or and moral philosopher, was born here. David Meirhofer, serial killer, was a Manhattan resident until his suicide in custody in 1974. Popular cultu... ... his suicide in custody in 1974. Popular culture In the mid-1990s the town of Manhattan was featured on the "Real Food for Real People" national adve...

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TEDx Projects Manhattan : Stephen Ritz: A teacher growing green in the South Bronx

By: Stephen Ritz

...TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since then its scope has become ever broader. Along with two annual conferences -- the TED Conference in Long Beach and Palm Springs each spring, and the TEDGlobal ...

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Manhattan Project

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... The Manhattan Project created the first nuclear bombs. The Trinity... ... Shoulder patch that was adopted in 1945 for the Manhattan District ... ... Manhattan Project emblem (unofficial) ... ...ed by the United States with the support of the United Kingdom and Canada. From 1942 to 1946, the project was under the direction of Major General Les... ...attan Project began modestly in 1939, but grew to employ more than 130,000 people and cost nearly US$2 billion (about $26 billion in 2015[1]... ...and transmuted into plutonium. The plutonium was then chemically separated from the uranium. The gun-type design proved impractical to use with pluton... ... A 1940 meeting at Berkeley with (from left to right) Ernest O. Lawrence, Arthur H. Compton, Vannevar Bush, J... ... at the Y-12 uranium enrichment facility at Oak Ridge. By May 1945, 82,000 people were employed at the Clinton Engineer Works.[68] ... ... the initial plans, and peaked at 75,000 in May 1945, by which time 82,000 people were employed at the Clinton Engineer Works,[68] and 10,000 by Roane...

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The Man from Scotland Yard

By: Maxwell Grant

...O- TLAND YARD by MAXWELL GRANT THE MAN FROM SCOTLAND YARD Maxwell Grant Copyright © 2002 All Rights Reserved World... ...blic Access Collection. http://worldLibrary.net - This eBook was obtained from the World eBook Library Consortia enhanced PDF eBook Collection. Membe... ... CHAPTER X. SILVER RUPEES • CHAPTER XI. AT THE CAPITAL • CHAPTER XII. FROM THE STRONG ROOM • CHAPTER XIII. CADY REPORTS • CHAPTER XIV. THE CH... ...F THE PAST CHAPTER I. TRAILS CONVERGE NIGHT-THICKENED fog lay heavy above Manhattan. Grimy, hazy blackness held pall above the great metropolis. City... ...s of passers, rumbles of occasional trucks, were muffled by the thickness. People themselves were swallowed by the mist. Where feeble lights showed di... ...y, the fog had taken a liking to the land. Literally, it was 1 enveloping Manhattan like a monster from the deep, creeping forward to a total triumph... ...ng. CHAPTER V. MEN IN THE DARK INCOMING fog had completed its conquest of Manhattan. The city lay almost at a standstill, awaiting the faint relief t...

...NIGHT-THICKENED fog lay heavy above Manhattan. Grimy, hazy blackness held pall above the great metropolis. City lights were smothered in the mist. That shroud which dampened the brilliant districts held greater grip upon areas that were ordinarily gloomy after ...

.... THE RESCUE · CHAPTER VIII. ABOARD AND ASHORE · CHAPTER IX. MR. JARVIS KNIGHT · CHAPTER X. SILVER RUPEES · CHAPTER XI. AT THE CAPITAL · CHAPTER XII. FROM THE STRONG ROOM · CHAPTER XIII. CADY REPORTS · CHAPTER XIV. THE CHANCE CLUE · CHAPTER XV. THREE IN A ROW · CHAPTER XVI. CRIME FORESEEN · CHAPTER XVII. IN THE STRONG ROOM · CHAPTER XVIII. THE FINAL WORD · CHAPTER XIX. A M...

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Manhattan

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...New York County Manhattan at dusk in 2014 ... ... Location of Manhattan, shown in red, in New York City ... ...nt Gale Brewer (D) — (Borough of Manhattan)  • Dist... ...borough. Historically documented to have been purchased by Dutch colonists from Native Americans in 1626 for the equivalent of US$24, Manhattan real e... ...commuters increases that number to over 3.9 million,[14] or around 170,000 people per square mile. Manhattan has the third-largest population of New Y... ...s. Manhattan's Chinatown incorporates the highest concentration of Chinese people in the Western Hemisphere.[32][33][34][35] The Stonewall Inn in Gree... ... Names The name Manhattan derives from the word Manna-hata, as written in the 1609 logbook of Robert Juet, an... ...River). The word "Manhattan" has been translated as "island of many hills" from the Lenape language.[48] New York County is one of... ...he area was mapped.[52] Hudson came across Manhattan Island and the native people living there in 1609, and continued up the river that would later be...

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The Gold Brick and the Gold Mine : Fake Mining Schemes That Steal the People's Savings

By: Emerson Hough

....net The Gold Brick and the Gold Mine: Fake Mining Schemes that Steal the People's Savings Emerson Hough Table of Contents The Gold Brick and ... ...Gold Brick and the Gold Mine: Fake Mining Schemes that Steal the People's Savings .....................1 Emerson Hough.................... .......17 The Gold Brick and the Gold Mine: Fake Mining Schemes that Steal the People's Savings i The Gold Brick and the Gold Mine: Fake Mining Scheme... ...world. Americans are the richest people on earth, and the most easily parted from their money. Those whose sole ambition is to get rich quick very fre... ...or Peru, California or Australia. Tradition says that Montezuma got his gold from this great vein, which lay in a secret valley whose whereabouts was ... ...arish light of day, each was given a bright copper nugget, said to have come from the mine. ALASKA REYNOLDSIZED Really, according to local report, ... ...abled Mother Vein of Gold, has once more come to the surface of the earth on Manhattan Island or near Plymouth Rock; when next we read counsel that be...

... the suggestion of gold or coal or copper taken out of the ground, sharpers have made mining an instrument of successful deception. They have tricked people into investing their savings in worthless or even non?existent mines. Perhaps you who read this have bitten at an advertisement in a reputable publication, which pretended to place the wealth of some western El Dorado ...

...Table of Contents: The Gold Brick and the Gold Mine: Fake Mining Schemes that Steal the People's Savings, 1 -- Emerson Hough, 1 -- EDITOR'S NOTE, 1 -- HONEST MINING IN HANNIBAL'S TIME, 2 -- THE SUCKER LIST IN WALL STREET, 3 -- NEW ENGLAND DONE BY AN INSANE MAN, 4 -- ALASKA REYNOLDSIZED, 4 -- ADJOINING MINES GO...

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Manhattan (film)

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...an is a 1979 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Woody Allen from his screenplay co-written with Marshall Brickman and produced by... ...tress ( Diane Keaton ). Meryl Streep and Anne Byrne also star in the film. Manhattan was filmed in black-and-white and . The decision to shoot ... ... National Film Registry . Plot The film opens with a montage of images of Manhattan accompanied by George Gershwin 's Rhapsody in Blue . Isaa... ...verybody gets corrupted" before saying that he's got to have a little faith in people." He gives her a slight smile segueing into final shots of the ... ...Shakespearean actors Production Development According to Allen, the idea for Manhattan originated from his love of George Gershwin 's music. He wa... ... Production Development According to Allen, the idea for Manhattan originated from his love of George Gershwin 's music. He was listening to one of... ... Hall and Interiors ". He also said that his film deals with the problem of people trying to live a decent existence in an essentially junk-obsesse... ... decided to shoot his film in black and white "because that's how remember it from when I was small. Maybe it's a reminiscence from old photographs,... ...rait of a time and place that may be studied decades hence to see what kind of people we were". Recently, J. Hoberman wrote in The Village Voice, ...

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The Man from Scotland Yard

By: Maxwell Grant

...lassic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: THE MAN FROM SCOTLAND YARD Author: MAXWELL GRANT Language: English Subject: Fic... ...... ...............................................................46 CHAPTER XII. FROM THE STRONG ROOM ................................................... ...OF THE PAST • CHAPTER I. TRAILS CONVERGE NIGHT−THICKENED fog lay heavy above Manhattan. Grimy, hazy blackness held pall above the great metropolis. C... ...teps of passers, rumbles of occasional trucks, were muffled by the thickness. People themselves were swallowed by the mist. Where feeble lights showed... ...the bay, the fog had taken a liking to the land. Literally, it was enveloping Manhattan like a monster from the deep, creeping forward to a total triu... ...making. CHAPTER V. MEN IN THE DARK INCOMING fog had completed its conquest of Manhattan. The city lay almost at a standstill, awaiting the faint relie...

...Excerpt: NIGHT?THICKENED fog lay heavy above Manhattan. Grimy, hazy blackness held pall above the great metropolis. City lights were smothered in the mist. That shroud which dampened the brilliant districts held greater grip upon areas that were ordinarily gloomy after ...

...Table of Contents: THE MAN FROM SCOTLAND YARD, 1 -- Maxwell Grant, 1 -- Chapter I. TRAILS CONVERGE, 1 -- Chapter II. ON THE WATERFRONT, 5 -- Chapter III. THE RAID, 9 -- Chapter IV. THE LOST TRAIL, 13 -- Chapter V. MEN IN THE DARK, 18 -- Chapter VI. HOP...

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From Hell

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...l From Hell collected edition ... ... Taboo From Hell ... ... 1989–1996 From Hell is a graphic novel by writer Alan Moore and artist Eddie Campbell... ...re events. Moore had earlier explored similar ideas in Watchmen, where Dr. Manhattan perceives past, present and future simultaneously, and describes ... ... Related people ...

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The Gold Brick and the Gold Mine : Fake Mining Schemes That Steal the People's Savings

By: Emerson Hough

... The Gold Brick and the Gold Mine: Fake Mining Schemes that Steal the People's Savings Emerson Hough Copyright © 2002 All Rights Reserved Worl... ...Public Access Collection. http://worldLibrary.net - This eBook was obtained from the World eBook Library Consortia enhanced PDF eBook Collection. Mem... ...rs have made mining an instrument of successful deception. They have tricked people into investing their savings in worthless or even non-existent min... ...udulent business exist anywhere else in the world. Americans are the richest people on earth, and the most easily parted from their money. Those whose... ...world. Americans are the richest people on earth, and the most easily parted from their money. Those whose sole ambition is to get rich quick very fre... ...or Peru, California or Australia. Tradition says that Montezuma got his gold from this great vein, which lay in a secret valley whose whereabouts was ... ...abled Mother Vein of Gold, has once more come to the surface of the earth on Manhattan Island or near Plymouth Rock; when next we read counsel that be...

... the suggestion of gold or coal or copper taken out of the ground, sharpers have made mining an instrument of successful deception. They have tricked people into investing their savings in worthless or even non-existent mines. Perhaps you who read this have bitten at an advertisement in a reputable publication, which pretended to place the wealth of some western El Dorado ...

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Manhattan, Kansas metropolitan area

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...isting of three counties in northeastern Kansas, anchored by the city of Manhattan . It was upgraded from a Micropolitan Statistical Area (μSA) to a... ...northeastern Kansas, anchored by the city of Manhattan . It was upgraded from a Micropolitan Statistical Area (μSA) to a Metropolitan Statistical Ar... ...watomie Riley Communities Places with more than 50, 000 inhabitants Manhattan (Principal city) Pop: 52, 281 Places with 1, 000 to 25, 000 in... ... Zeandale Demographics As of the census of 2000, there were 108, 999 people, 39, 366 households, and 24, 774 families residing within the μSA. T... ...ican, 0.65% Native American, 2.72% Asian, 0.20% Pacific Islander, 2.24% from other races, and 3.04% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino ...

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Death from Nowhere

By: Maxwell Grant

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: DEATH FROM NOWHERE Author: MAXWELL GRANT Language: English Subject: Fiction, L... ...... ......................................................................71 DEATH FROM NOWHERE i DEATH FROM NOWHERE Maxwell Grant This page copyright © 20... ...be on the move, so that he could mutter as much as he pleased without having people stop and stare at him. CONDUCTED by the servant, Louise went throu... ...Rendrew mansion looked very much like a morgue. Standing on a side street in Manhattan, it loomed above other forgotten residences, as if proud of the... ... means she did. I know the way those fakirs work, getting information out of people and handing it back to them. If there's one person outside this ho... ...uestioning his servant hasn't helped. “The servant was just a stooge who saw people in and out of the place. The closest he'd ever been to India was H... ... in from a neighboring block. But Moe knew these streets, like all others in Manhattan. He twisted the cab from that vicinity as if it had been a mech... ...st about as glum as it possible could be. Lights were already twinkling from Manhattan's hazy background. Noting them, Cardona wished that he could se...

...rpt: THERE were very few patrons in the Club Cadiz at the early hour of five in the afternoon. Archie Dreller noticed that when he came up the stairs from the street. A smile formed on his sallow, weak?chinned face, bringing a twitch to the feeble tips of his half?grown mustache. Passing a row of tables, Archie sneaked to a short hallway beyond the telephone booths and kno...

...Table of Contents: DEATH FROM NOWHERE, 1 -- Maxwell Grant, 1 -- Chapter I. CRIME TO COME, 1 -- Chapter II. MURDER IN ADVANCE, 6 -- Chapter III. MURDER'S CLUES, 9 -- Chapter IV. THE GHOST GRABBERS, 14 -- Chapter V. AFTER MIDNIGHT, 17 -- Chapter VI. CR...

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List of people from Denver

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... Arnold Kramish (1923–2010), nuclear physicist on the Manhattan Project who was almost killed in a radioactive explosion.[9] ... ... Alan K. Simpson – Republican politician who served from 1979–97 as a United States Senator from Wyoming ... ... Born elsewhere, raised in Denver These people were raised in Denver in their childhood years but were born elsewhe... ...right - former United States Secretary of State, born in Prague, graduated from Kent Denver High School Stan Brakhage – avant... ... Stan Brakhage – avant-garde filmmaker, raised in Denver, graduated from South High School Neal Cassady – the beat gen... ...ool Denver transplants These people lived in Denver as an adult, but were born and reared elsewhere. ... ...ington Webb – mayor of Denver (1991—2003) Other people associated with Denver John Denver – si...

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Hero Tales from American History

By: Henry Cabot Lodge

...llection World Public Library.org AMERICAN HISTORY Title: HERO TALES FROM AMERICAN HISTORY Author: HENRY CABOT LODGE Language: English Subje... ...... ...ory Henry Cabot Lodge and Theodore Roosevelt Table of Contents Hero Tales From American History..................................................... ...tellectual culvation are essential qualities in the makeup of any successful people; but no people can be really great unless they possess also the he... ...n time of war, and as important in civil as in military life. As a civilized people we desire peace, but the only peace worth having is obtained by in... ...ALES FROM AMERICAN HISTORY WASHINGTON The brilliant historian of the English people* has written of Washington, that "no nobler figure ever stood in t... ... Farragut made his attack with four monitors,−−two of them, the Tecumseh and Manhattan, of large size, carrying 15inch guns, and the other two, the Wi...

...Excerpt: WASHINGTON. THE brilliant historian of the English people* has written of Washington, that ?no nobler figure ever stood in the fore?front of a nation?s life.? In any book which undertakes to tell, no matter how slightly, the story of some of the heroic deeds of American histo...

...Table of Contents: Hero Tales From American History, 1 -- Henry Cabot Lodge and Theodore Roosevelt, 1 -- WASHINGTON, 2 -- DANIEL BOONE AND THE FOUNDING OF KENTUCKY, 6 -- GEORGE ROGERS CLARK AND THE CONQUEST OF THE NORTHWEST, 8 -- THE BATTLE OF TRENTON, 11...

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List of people from Harlem

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Hero Tales from American History

By: Henry Cabot Lodge; Theodore Roosevelt

...ection World Public Library.org AMERICAN HISTORY Title: HERO TALES FROM AMERICAN HISTORY Author: HENRY CABOT LODGE Language: English Subject:... ...... ...August, 1999 [eBook #1864] The Project Gutenberg of Etext Hero Tales From American History *eBook File: htfah10.htm or htfah10.zip Corrected... ...lectual culvation are essential qualities in the makeup of any successful people; but no people can be really great unless they possess also the her... ...me of war, and as important in civil as in military life. As a civilized people we desire peace, but the only peace worth having is obtained by ins... ...ERICAN HISTORY WASHINGTON The brilliant historian of the English people* has written of Washington, that "no nobler figure ever stood in th... ...rragut made his attack with four monitors,--two of them, the Tecumseh and Manhattan, of large size, carrying 15inch guns, and the other two, the Win...

...The brilliant historian of the English people has written of Washington, that ?no nobler figure ever stood in the fore-front of a nation?s life.? In any book which undertakes to tell, no matter how slightly, the story of some of the heroic deeds of American histor...

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List of people from Wyoming

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...This is a list of prominent people who were born in or lived for a significant period of time in U.S. s... ... John Barrasso (born 1952), Republican U.S. Senator from Wyoming since 2007 Frank A. Barrett (1892–196... ... Joseph M. Carey (1845–1924), Governor of Wyoming, first U.S. Senator from Wyoming Robert D. Carey (1878–1937), Governor... ...935) Cale Case (born 1958), Wyoming state senator from Lander since 1998 Fenimore Chatterton (1860–1... ... Robert R. Wilson (1914–2000), physicist who was a group leader of the Manhattan Project; born in Frontier References ... ...History People V... ... Lists of people by U.S. state ...

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Moonbeams from the Larger Lunacy

By: Stephen Leacock

...e Collection World Public Library.org LARGER LUNACY Title: MOONBEAMS FROM THE LARGER LUNACY Author: STEPHEN LEACOCK Language: English Subject... ...... ...............40 V. Aristocratic Anecdotes or Little Stories of Great People ..............................................................43 A... ..................................................................73 Moonbeams From the Larger Lunacy i Moonbeams From the Larger Lunacy Stephen Leacoc... ...We Discovered Him. • V. Aristocratic Anecdotes or Little Stories of Great People • ANECDOTE OF THE DUKE OF STRATHYTHAN • VI. Education Made Agree... ... know, to learn. And when I have learned and seen and known, I want other people to see and to learn and to know. I want to write it all down, al... ... all. And, of course" here the doctor paused to ring the bell to order two Manhattan cocktails "as soon as he touched alcohol he was done." So tha...

...Table of Contents: Moonbeams From the Larger Lunacy, 1 -- Stephen Leacock, 1 -- Preface, 2 -- I. Spoof. A Thousand?Guinea Novel. New! Fascinating! Perplexing!, 2 -- Chapter I, 2 -- Chapter II, 5 -- Chapter III, 7 -- Chapter IV, 10 -- II. The Reading Publ...

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List of people from California

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... This is a partial list of notable people from U.S. state of California . __NOTOC__ A Willie Aames ... ... This is a partial list of notable people from U.S. state of California . __NOTOC__ A Willie Aames – acto... ...tor Dolph Camilli – baseball player Ben Nighthorse Campbell – U.S. Senator from Colorado Nick Cannon – actor Mr. Capone-E – rapper Linda Carde... ...s ) Les Claypool – bass player for Primus Alan Cranston – U.S. Senator from California William H. Crocker – philanthropist and founder of ... ...Christy Hemme – professional wrestler and model Mariel Hemingway – actress ( Manhattan ) Pamela Hensley – actress Keith Hernandez – baseball playe... ... Zerbe – actor Elmo R. Zumwalt, Jr. – Chief of Naval Operations Groups of people Linkin Park – alternative rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers – ro... ...l Football League quarterback Lars Ulrich – musician ( Metallica ) List of people associated with San Francisco List of people from Chula Vista, ...

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Moonbeams from the Larger Lunacy

By: Stephen Leacock

... FROM THE by STEPHEN LEACOCK Moonbeams From the Larger Lunacy Stephen Leacock Copyright © 2002 All Rights Reserved... ...blic Access Collection. http://worldLibrary.net - This eBook was obtained from the World eBook Library Consortia enhanced PDF eBook Collection. Membe... ... We Discovered Him. • V.—Aristocratic Anecdotes or Little Stories of Great People • ANECDOTE OF THE DUKE OF STRATHYTHAN • VI.—Education Made Agreeable... ...d Time After the War This etext was produced by Gardner Buchanan with help from the distributed proofers at http://charlz.dynip.com/gutenberg PREFACE ... ...o know, to learn. And when I have learned and seen and known, I want other people to see and to learn and to know. I want to write it all down, all th... ...the compliment held her speechless for a moment. 4 "I do," she said; "my people lived just outside of Cohoes." "They couldn't have," he said passio... ... all. And, of course"—here the doctor paused to ring the bell to order two Manhattan cocktails—"as soon as he touched alcohol he was done." So that w...

...PREFACE: The prudent husbandman, after having taken from his field all the straw that is there, rakes it over with a wooden rake and gets as much again. The wise child, after the lemonade jug is empty, takes the lemons from the bottom of it and squeezes them into a still large...

...dd The New World Singer. Is He Divinely Inspired? Or Is He Not? At Any Rate We Discovered Him. · V.—Aristocratic Anecdotes or Little Stories of Great People · ANECDOTE OF THE DUKE OF STRATHYTHAN · VI.—Education Made Agreeable or the Diversions of a Professor...

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Manhattan Municipal Building

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... February 1, 1966 The Manhattan Municipal Building, originally the "Municipal Building",[4] at 1 ... ...al Building, originally the "Municipal Building",[4] at 1 Centre Street in Manhattan, New York City, is a 40-story building built to accommodate incre... ...ses thirteen municipal agencies of New York City, and until 2009, when the Manhattan Marriage Bureau moved to another city building at 80 Centre Stree... ...ge Bureau moved to another city building at 80 Centre Street,[5][6] 18,000 people[7] were married in its second floor chapel each year. There are 25 f... ... The City's agencies rented space in various buildings strewn all the way from Categories Coordinates not on ... ... from below ... ... rear view, from the Brooklyn Bridge ...

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Great Fortunes from Railroads

By: Gustavus Myers

...AVUS MYERS Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org FROM RAILROADS Title: GREAT FORTUNES FROM RAILROADS Author: GUSTAVUS M... ...... ...[Posted: December 22, 2002] GREAT FORTUNES FROM RAILROADS HISTORY OF THE GREAT AMERICAN FORTUNES... ...s in different parts of the State of Georgia to four land companies. The people of the State were convinced that this purchase had been obtained by... ...ces in States where public lands bought by them were located; others were people of "wealth and intelligence." All of them "naturally united to rend... ... of them "naturally united to render this investigation odious among the people." The committee told how an attempt had been made to assassinate on... ...ent in rental or taxes since the act of 1887 was passed. On the island of Manhattan alone 70,000 poor families are every year evicted for inability ...

This document contains chapters such as Great Fortunes From Railroads, The Seizure of the Public Domain, and A Necessary Contrast.

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List of people from Vermont

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...The following is a list of prominent people who were born in the U.S. state of Vermont, live or lived in Verm... ...born in Manchester George Aiken, (1892 – 1984), Governor and US senator from Putney Ivan Albright (1897–1983); painter and artist; lived in Wood... ...hannel meteorologist Jake Burton Carpenter, owner of Burton Snowboards, from Londonderry Matthew H. Carpenter Albert Carrington Hayden Carruth... ...pioneered the use of nitrous oxide (laughing gas) for dental procedures. From Georgia, Vermont George Colvocoresses George Partridge Colvocores... ... Goodeve, writer Isaac Goodnow, founder of Kansas State University and Manhattan, Kansas Mike Gordon, vocals/bassist from the band Phish Walt...

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Man from the Wrong Timetrack

By: Denis Plimmerq

...Literature Collection World Public Library.org TIME-TRACK Title: MAN FROM THE WRONG TIME-TRACK Author: DENIS PLIMMER Language: English Subjec... ...... ..........................................................................1 MAN FROM THE WRONG TIME−TRACK i MAN FROM THE WRONG TIME−TRACK Denis Plimmer ... ...storm in mid−September, 1941. All that day heat hung sultry and ominous over Manhattan, and about ten that night the storm broke—a wild weird electric... ...ht to write?” “Nobody write. Forgot—long ago. Five hundreds of—years.” “Your people haven't been able to write for five−hundred years? Why?” The monst...

...Excerpt: It was the first time the cop had cut down a man from another Time?track?it was the first time he?d sent that kind of a corpse to the morgue! MAN FROM THE WRONG TIME?TRACK by Denis Plimmer For immediate release! The statement which follows concerns the entire world, and for...

Table of Contents: MAN FROM THE WRONG TIME?TRACK, 1 -- Denis Plimmer, 1

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List of people from Chicago

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...The following list includes notable people who were born or have lived in Chicago, Illinois or from the surroun... ...ncludes notable people who were born or have lived in Chicago, Illinois or from the surrounding suburbs. Academics, science, and engineering { !... ...ter" Metals chemist and Women's Army Corps officer; worked on the Manhattan Project University of Chicago professor; lived and died in Chica... ... in Chicago align="center" Chemical physicist and member of the Manhattan Project; Nobel laureate in physics (1925) Director of the Chemis... ...go align="center" Do or Die (a.k.a. D.O.D.) Rap trio Originally from the west side of Chicago align="center" Fall Out Boy Rock ban...

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The Man from Shanghai

By: Maxwell Grant

...lassic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: THE MAN FROM SHANGHAI Author: MAXWELL GRANT Language: English Subject: Fiction,... ...... ......................................................17 CHAPTER VI. THE MAN FROM SHANGHAI ............................................................ ... issue; one whom Spark Ganza could handle. He could be forgotten. Forgotten people, like forgotten facts, were often the ones whom The Shadow foun... ...ories in height; but it was located in a rundown neighborhood. Like many of Manhattan's best apartment houses, the Royal Arms had been built in a ... ...men had believed themselves safe simply because they were near the heart of Manhattan. This night, he appreciated the fact more fully. Half dozin... ... balcony rail, The Shadow saw the yellow face turn upward. Late lights from Manhattan's sky line were sufficient to show the venomous glare that t... ...ai. Later, he appeared in San Francisco. One week past, he was seen among my people, here in New York." Yat Soon paused; then added: "Ku−Nuan may ... ...i. Word to some one who had schemes of evil. One, however, who is not of my people." The Shadow spoke in singsong fashion. Yat Soon corroborated th...

...Table of Contents: THE MAN FROM SHANGHAI, 1 -- Maxwell Grant, 1 -- Chapter I. A MURDERER'S MOVES, 1 -- Chapter II. A DEAD?MAN'S TALE, 6 -- Chapter III. THE SUBSTITUTE VICTIM, 10 -- Chapter IV. THE YELLOW FACE, 14 -- Chapter V. TRAILS CROSS, 17 -- Chapt...

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List of people from Illinois

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... This is a list of people whose career was all or part in Illinois ; people are not included if they left the state before beginning a caree... ...A RE/MAX Series champion Samuel Allison, prominent physicist who worked on Manhattan Project Mike Alstott, fullback for Tampa Bay Buccaneers Mi... .... Treasury Department Budd Boetticher, film director, The Tall T, Seven Men from Now David Boies, attorney Charles Bolles, aka Black Bart, stagec... ...awks Leonard Chess, music executive, founder of Chess Records Chicago (all from Illinois), musical group Judy Chicago, feminist artist and author ... ...mo, organized crime figure George Radcliffe Colton, former U.S. Representative from Nebraska, governor of Puerto Rico Harvey Doolittle Colvin, city... ...don Olympics Elizabeth McGovern, actress, Downton Abbey, Ragtime, Ordinary People, Once Upon a Time in America Bob McGrath, television personali...

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Stories from Everybody's Magazine from the 1910 Issues

...S by THEODOSIA GARRISON 3 Stories from Everybody’s Magazine From the 1910 Issues Vol. XXIII No.1 JU... ...lly fallen in love with the son of her next-door neighbor. Amiel--fresh from his first year in college-- was a tall, broad-shouldered youth, wit... ...pose in the summerhouse hammock and listen to entire pages declaimed from Tennyson and Longfellow, the while being violently 6 swung--h... ...here ever since. I love to be on the beach when there isn’t a lot of people bothering around. Then"--she made a wide gesture with her brown h... ...eren’t lonesome?" Dorothea, who had spent her afternoon in a region peopled with interesting and exquisite figures, shook her head. "... ...’t believe in them either. She presented her love to several people and added in a postscript, "Let me know at Lake George if you hav... ...ther Vein of Gold, has once more come to the surface of the earth on Manhattan Island or near Plymouth Rock; when next we read counsel that b... ...n to the Roosevelt Hospital; Consulting Physician to the New York State Manhattan Hospital for the Insane; formerly Professor of the Practice of... ...n control the size of the city of New York. Theoretically, everybody on Manhattan Island could get up and go away and leave the island vacant. A...

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Manhattan Beach, Minnesota

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...ity Location of Manhattan Beach, Minnesota C... ... 0647435[5] Manhattan Beach is a city in Crow Wing County, Minnesota, United States. Th... ... 2010 census As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 57 people, 25 households, and 17 families residing in the city. The population... ...ere under the age of 18; 3.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21% were from 25 to 44; 31.6% were from 45 to 64; and 26.3% were 65 years of age or ... ... 2000 census As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 50 people, 22 households, and 15 families residing in the city. The population... ...lds, and 15 families residing in the city. The population density was 33.1 people per square mile (12.8/km²). There were 61 housing units at an averag... ...e city the population was spread out with 14.0% under the age of 18, 10.0% from 18 to 24, 10.0% from 25 to 44, 36.0% from 45 to 64, and 30.0% who were... ...Jenkins Manhattan Beach ...

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