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Bronson Cutting was born in Oakdale, Long Island, on 23rd June, 1888. After graduating from Harvard University, Cutting moved to New Mexico.
Cutting became involved journalism and in 1912 began publishing Santa Fe New Mexican. He became president of the New Mexican Printing Company and also published the El Nuevo Mexicano.
During the First World War Cutting joined the US Army and reached the rank of captain. During the war Cutting served as an assistant military attaché at the American Embassy in London (1917-18).
On his return to the United States Cutting established the New Mexican Publishing Corporation. A member of the Republican Party, Cutting was elected to Congress in 1927 where he worked closely with William Borah, Henrik Shipstead, Gerald Nye, Lynn Frazier, John Elmer Thomas, Robert LaFollette Jr., Burton K. Wheeler and other progressives in the Senate.
Bronson Cutting was killed in an air crash near Atlanta on 6th May, 1935.
Bronson M. Cutting
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Bronson Murray Cutting ( June 23 , 1888 &ndash May 6 , 1935 ) was a United States Senator from New Mexico , publisher , and military attaché .
Bronson Cutting was born in Great River, Long Island, New York , on June 23 , 1888 at his family's country seat of Westbrook. He attended the common schools and Groton School and graduated from Harvard University in 1910. Shortly after graduation, he became an invalid and moved to Santa Fe at the advice of his doctors to restore his health. He became a newspaper publisher in 1912 and published the " Santa Fe New Mexican " and " El Nuevo Mexicano ". From 1912 to 1918 he served as president of the New Mexican Printing Company , and of the Santa Fe New Mexican Publishing Corporation from 1920 until his death.
During World War I , Cutting was commissioned a captain and served as an assistant Military Attaché of the American Embassy in London , England 1917-1918. He was regent of the New Mexico Military Institute in 1920 and served as chairman of the board of commissioners of the New Mexican State Penitentiary in 1925.
On December 29 , 1927 , he was appointed as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Andrieus A. Jones and served from December 29 , 1927 , until December 6 , 1928 , when a duly elected successor ( Octaviano Ambrosio Larrazolo ) qualified. He was not a candidate for election to this vacancy. However, his successor did not seek re-election, and Cutting was elected as a Republican on November 6 , 1928 , to the United States Senate, and won reelection in 1934, winning an extremely close race (Cutting had 76,226 votes to Democrat Dennis Chavez 's 74,944) in a failed year for Republicans. He was a co-sponsor of the Hare-Hawes-Cutting Independence Act which aimed to grant the Philippine Islands a 10-year commonwealth status with virtually full autonomy, to be followed by the recognition of Filipino independence. The bill was enacted over President Hoover's veto . However, the law was rejected by the Philippine legislature, and the Tydings-McDuffie Act (authored by Millard Tydings , a Maryland Democrat), was instead passed by Congress and accepted by the Filipino legislature.
He died in a plane crash on his way from Albuquerque to Washington D.C. , near Atlanta, Missouri , on May 6 , 1935 . Dennis Chavez, who had been Cutting's Democratic opponent in 1934, was appointed by the governor to fill Cutting's seat in the Senate.
Cutting is perhaps best known as a prominent Anglo who sought to bring Hispanic voters into the political mainstream prior to the New Deal , and for maintaining correspondence with the controversial poet Ezra Pound in the 1930s.
Cutting is interred in Green-Wood Cemetery in the borough of Brooklyn.
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Abandoned Places In Michigan
Are there any ghost towns in Michigan?
Michigan is home to several well-known ghost towns like Fayette in the Upper Peninsula. Once thriving with residents and the iron-ore industry, this town was pretty much abandoned by the turn of the century The site is now a state park visitors can explore and see the equipment used in the iron-ore production and several buildings that were left behind. With the Besser Natural Area lies a tiny ghost town that sits among the trees. This was the town of Bell which began in the 1880s and was abandoned once its post office closed in 1911. There’s a trail you can hike along that will lead you to the ruins.
What are the creepiest cemeteries in Michigan?
Cemeteries have long been considered creepy places especially the ones associated with ghostly tales and urban legends. There are many haunted cemeteries in Michigan and older ones, in particular, seem to have more paranormal activity than newer ones. Reynolds Cemetery in Jackson has reported sightings of two spirits, a father and daughter who were murdered back in 1883 along with two others. To this day, the grisly murder has gone unsolved and the ghosts are said to appear every year on one night in November. You can really get creeped out at the William Ganong Cemetery, also known as Butler Cemetery, in Westland where people have reported seeing floating orbs and glowing eyes. Creepy!
Can I tour any abandoned places in Michigan?
While abandoned places can be thrilling to visit, some are not safe to do so and may even have no trespassing signs posted. There are several around Michigan you can visit and even take a guided tour which is a great way to safely view an abandoned location and learn its history. Eloise Asylum, a former psychiatric hospital in Westland, is a hotbed of paranormal activity and has offered ghost tours and paranormal investigations. This historic Jackson Prison is another place that has offered guided tours. (Check the websites for updates on future tours.)
48 things we didn’t know about the Dirty Dozen – Charles Bronson was going to punch Lee Marvin for always being drunk on set
One of the all time classic war films that is full of Hollywood stars of the day. You can never imagine the ‘star’s of Hollywood today teaming up for a movie but back in the day it was normal. We all have our favorite characters from the movie and one of mine has to be Telly Savalas who played a completely barking mad soldier! So lets have a look at some trivia from The Dirty Dozen:
Lee Marvin referred to this movie as “junk” and “just a dummy moneymaker”, although he enjoyed the film. The movie has nothing to do with war, he stressed, and he was very pleased that he got to do The Big Red One (1980), which mirrored his own wartime experiences.
Production on the film ran for so long that Jim Brown was in danger of missing training camp for the up-coming 1967-68 football season. As training camp and the NFL season approached, the NFL threatened to fine and suspend Brown if he did not leave filming and report to camp immediately. Not one to take threats, Brown simply held a press conference to announce his retirement from football. At the time of his retirement, Brown was considered to be one of the best in the game and even today is considered to be one of the NFL’s all-time greats.
The scene where one of the dozen pretends to be a general inspecting Robert Ryan’s troops was initially written for Clint Walker’s character. However, Walker was uncomfortable with this scene, so Robert Aldrich decided to use Donald Sutherland instead. The scene was directly responsible for Sutherland being cast in M.A.S.H. (1970), which made him an international star.
Charles Bronson’s character says his father was a coal miner from Silesia (an area of Poland known for its coal mining). In real life, this is true. Bronson’s (real name: Charles Buchinski) father was a coal miner from Lithuania, and Bronson himself worked in the mines as a boy in Pennsylvania.
Lee Marvin’s chronic alcoholism was a problem during filming.
Construction of the faux chateau proved *too* good. The script called for it to be blown up, but the construction was so solid that 70 tons of explosives would have been needed to achieve the effect! Instead, a section was rebuilt from cork and plastic.
“The Dirty Dozen” author E.M. Nathanson may have gotten the idea for the title (if not the plot) of his best-selling novel from a real-life group of World War II 101st Airborne Division paratroopers nicknamed “The Filthy Thirteen.” These men, demolitionists in Headquarters Company of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 101st, supposedly earned their nickname by not bathing or shaving for a long period of time during training prior to the Normandy invasion. Members of The Filthy Thirteen can be seen in famous vintage film footage and still photos, their faces painted with Indian “war paint,” before boarding their planes for the D-Day jump. Another idea source for Nathanson’s book may have come from future director Russ Meyer, who was at the time a combat cameraman. He had shot some footage of a group of American soldiers–inmates at a military prison who were under death sentence for such crimes as murder, rape and mutiny–who were training at a secret location for the D-Day invasion, for which they would be parachuted behind German lines to commit acts of sabotage and assassinations. Prison authorities told Meyer that the men, who volunteered, were told that if they survived and returned their sentences would be set aside, their records expunged and they would be set free. Guards told him that the group was called “the dirty dozen” because they refused to bathe or shave. After the invasion, Meyer made inquiries as to these men’s fates, and was told that none of them came back. After the war, he related this story to Nathanson, who was a friend of his.
Charles Bronson was so angry with Lee Marvin for constantly turning up dead drunk that he threatened to punch the star.
Donald Sutherland was a late casting decision, replacing an actor who dropped out because he thought the role was beneath him.
Jack Palance turned down the Telly Savalas role because he disapproved of the character’s racist overtones.
Director Robert Aldrich intended the film as an anti-war allegory for what was happening in Vietnam.
When Lee Marvin and Charles Bronson ring the doorbell at the castle, the bell rings da da da dah (…-) 3 times in rapid succession. In Morse code this is the letter V (Victory) and the 4 notes represented by the code are the first notes of Ludwig van Beethoven’s “5th Symphony”, but again, even though by the German Beethoven, it was an Allied anthem signifying victory. Someone in dubbing the sound was having fun.
George Kennedy, Clint Walker, Ernest Borgnine and Jim Brown were reunited to play the voices of the soldiers some 31 years later in Small Soldiers (1998).
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John Wayne was first offered the part of Maj. John Reisman, but he declined. The part was then offered to Lee Marvin, who took it. Wayne’s refusal was due to his disapproval of the original script, in which Reisman has a brief affair with a married woman whose husband is fighting overseas.
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What has Piers Morgan said about Megxit?
Piers tweeted Harry and Meghan "bullied" the Queen into allowing them to leave the Royal Family.
He wrote on social media: "BREAKING: Harry/Meghan have successfully bullied the Queen into letting them have their cake & eat it."
Before the talks he branded Prince Harry a "whiny, entitled parody of himself. bullying Queen into a woke monarchy."
He went on to call the couple "two spoiled brats" whose behaviour towards the Queen is "utterly outrageous", again attacking the 10-year veteran army captain Harry, calling him "weak, whiny and miserable".
When the pair announced their interview with Oprah, Piers' outrage only increased.
Bronson M. Cutting
Bronson Murray Cutting, född 23 juni 1888 i Suffolk County, New York, död 6 maj 1935 i en flygolycka i Missouri, var en amerikansk republikansk politiker. Han representerade delstaten New Mexico i USA:s senat 1927-1928 och på nytt från 1929 fram till sin död.
Cutting utexaminerades 1910 från Harvard University. Han inledde 1912 sin karriär som publicist i Santa Fe, New Mexico. Han tjänstgjorde under första världskriget som USA:s militärattaché i London 1917-1918.
Senator Andrieus A. Jones avled 1927 i ämbetet och Cutting utnämndes till senaten fram till fyllnadsvalet följande år. Octaviano Ambrosio Larrazolo vann fyllnadsvalet och efterträdde Cutting som senator. Larrazolo bestämde sig dock av hälsoskäl att inte kandidera till en hel sexårig mandatperiod i senaten. Cutting valdes till den sexåriga mandatperioden och omvaldes 1934.
Grace Helen Burgess was born in County Galway, Ireland in 1889 to an Anglican Anglo-Irish family. Her father served in the Royal Irish Constabulary until he was murdered by the IRA during the Anglo-Irish War, and she was motivated by revenge to join her father's colleague Inspector Chester Campbell in assembling a team of "Specials" to investigate the IRA's possible role in an arms shipment theft in Birmingham in 1919. She was assigned to work as an undercover policewoman, and she became a barmaid at The Garrison Pub after impressing the landlord Harry Fenton with her singing voice. In this capacity, she spied on Peaky Blinders leader Tommy Shelby, and she deduced that he, and not his older brother Arthur Shelby, was the real leader of the gang. She later became intrigued by Tommy, who invited her to the Cheltenham Races she agreed on the terms that she could sing at the bar once a week. However, Tommy intended to offer her up to Billy Kimber as a sweetener if he partnered with the Blinders, and she was sent to his house when he agreed. However, Shelby prevented her from being raped after saying that she had syphilis.
Burgess was later offered a job with the Peaky Blinders as their records keeper, and she discovered that payments were being made to Daniel Owen, a gangster beieved to have been killed by Tommy that same year. She told Campbell that the guns would be in Owen's grave, and she then resigned, saying that her job was complete she then turned down Campbell's marriage proposal. Campbell suspected that she had developed feelings for Shelby, and he failed to kill him Burgess ran back to Shelby's side to confess her betrayal. She was interrupted when Kimber's men attacked the Garrison Pub, and Polly Shelby told her that, while Tommy might forgive her betrayal, she never would. Burgess then headed to the train station to prepare to leave for America, and she was confronted there by Campbell, who intended to shoot her. However, she shot him in the leg through her handbag and managed to escape.
Burgess settled in Poughkeepsie, New York, where she married the rich banker Clive Macmillan. In 1922, she returned to London to see a fertility doctor, but she intended to reach out to Shelby, twice failing to do so. However, she succeeded in reuniting with Shelby at his house and having a sexual reunion, and she later discovered that she was pregnant with his child. She gave birth to Charles Shelby, and, after her husband's suicide upon hearing the truth, she married Tommy Shelby in 1924, buying a house together. Sadly, she was shot at the formal party by Vicente Changretta's Mafia hitman in an act of vengeance against the Peaky Blinders for the death of his son, causing Tommy to become distraught and full of anger against the Mafia.
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150 years of misfortune in L.A.’s Griffith Park: A curse, ghosts and, now, an unknown woman’s skull
There are caves carved in canyons, sheer cliffs, twisting trails and craggy peaks, all of it barely more than a mile from the freeway but seemingly a world a way. That’s what makes the rugged, mountainous Griffith Park so appealing to filmmakers — it’s been home to the Bat Cave, a hiding place for Kevin McCarthy and Dana Wynter in the original “Invasion of the Body Snatchers,” a Klingon penal colony in the Star Trek series.
But the Los Angeles park has enough strange and sometimes grim history for a movie of its own. It’s said to be inhabited by ghosts and haunted by a 150-old curse. And it’s been the scene of a number of murder mysteries in the past few years, including one that’s still unfolding.
It began earlier this month, when a pair of hikers stumbled upon a human skull laying partially uncovered on a little-used side trail within a stone’s throw of the park’s famous Hollywood sign. Investigators for the Los Angeles Police Department and Coroner’s Office swarmed to the spot, according to KPCC, searching for evidence of a crime scene. But they found nothing.
A little more than a week later, a forensic anthropologist with the coroner’s office says that the skull belonged to a woman who was at least 20 at the time of her death, according to the Los Angeles Times. The fragment of bone has been lying in the park for at least one year, and as many as 10. But it’s still not clear who the woman was , or how she died.
When reporters trekked up into the canyon the morning after the skull was found, the hikers they encountered seemed spooked but not entirely surprised by the discovery.
“It’s pretty rugged . And a lot of shrubberies and bush ,” Paula Mindays told KABC. “Once you get off the beaten trail anything could be happening there.”
Griffith Park is one of the country’s largest urban parks — 4,210 acres of rocky, rubble-strewn mountains and chaparral-covered slopes. A zoo, an observatory, museums and an amphitheater dot the park’s border. But its interior is rugged and remote.
The park is said to have been cursed since its beginnings. In the mid-19th century it was a vast, rich ranch belonging to a wealthy bachelor, Don Antonio Feliz, who lived there with his housekeeper and his niece Petranilla. In 1863, as the Don lay dying of smallpox, an influential local politician named Antonio Coronel came to draw up Feliz’s will. Coronel and his lawyer claimed that Feliz gave his assent to the document, which left the ranch to the politician and nothing for Petranilla. But others say that a stick was attached to the ailing man’s head, forcing him to nod as the will was read aloud for his approval.
Either way, Petronilla was infuriated by the outcome: “The substance of the Feliz family shall be your curse!” she swore, according to legend (as reported by the Glendale News-Press). “The wrath of heaven and the vengeance of hell shall fall upon this place.”
The curse of the Felizes may be nothing but a myth. But it is true that the ranch that would become Griffith Park changed hands with disconcerting rapidity over the next 30 years — and that its many owners kept meeting nasty fates. Coronel swiftly ceded the property to his lawyer, who was shot and killed while celebrating the sale of the land’s water rights. The next owner attempted to turn the ranch into a dairy business, but the cattle sickened and died, and grasshoppers and fires demolished the crops. During the tenure of its last owner, Griffith J. Griffith, a lightning storm brought down huge stands of trees and sent a wall of water cascading through the canyons, ruining much of the ranch. According to the book Victorian Los Angeles, ranch hands claimed they saw Feliz’s ghost riding the waves down a hillside, cheering his successor’s demise.
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Richard Branson, in full Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson, (born July 18, 1950, Shamley Green, Surrey, England), British entrepreneur and adventurer, head of Virgin Group Ltd., known for his publicity stunts and also for setting records in powerboat racing and hot-air ballooning.
Branson, who was a school dropout, entered into his first successful business venture as a teenager with the magazine Student. When the magazine began losing money in the late 1960s, he formed Virgin Mail Order Records (so named because Branson considered himself inexperienced in business) to raise funds, and in 1971 he opened the first British discount record store. In 1973 he helped form Virgin Records, which quickly became the principal label worldwide for punk and new wave. In 1984 he became the majority backer of the airline that he renamed Virgin Atlantic Airways. Beginning with a single aircraft, the carrier succeeded despite fierce opposition from established airlines, and in 1992 Branson sold Virgin Records to raise additional money for Virgin Atlantic.
By the 1990s the Virgin conglomerate, which was among the largest privately held companies in the United Kingdom, comprised some 100 businesses, including Virgin Megastores. In 2004 Branson formed Virgin Galactic, a space tourism company that was working toward offering commercial suborbital passenger flights. In 2006 Branson sold Virgin Mobile, a wireless phone service, though he remained the largest shareholder of the company, which was later renamed Virgin Media, Inc. That same year he formed the collaborative entertainment companies Virgin Comics LLC and Virgin Animation Private Limited.
In 1986 Branson was part of a two-man team that set a record for a powerboat crossing of the Atlantic Ocean. In hot-air ballooning he and Swedish aeronaut Per Lindstrand became in 1987 the first team to cross the Atlantic in a hot-air balloon and in 1991 the first to cross the Pacific Ocean. Branson was also a member of teams that made three failed attempts in the late 1990s at round-the-world balloon flights. On the third attempt, made in December 1998, the pair were joined by American adventurer Steve Fossett, and they traveled some 8,200 miles (13,200 km), becoming the first to fly across the whole of Asia in a hot-air balloon, before being forced down off Hawaii. Branson later helped fund Fossett’s record-setting flight in 2005, in which he completed the first solo nonstop circumnavigation of the world in an airplane.
Branson’s numerous charitable initiatives included pledging an estimated $3 billion in 2006 to fund environmentally friendly fuel research. In 2007, in honour of his sustained support of humanitarian and environmental causes, Branson received the Citizen of the Year Award from the United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA). He published an autobiography, Losing My Virginity: How I’ve Survived, Had Fun, and Made a Fortune Doing Business My Way (1998, updated ed. 2011), and iterated his business philosophy in The Virgin Way: Everything I Know About Leadership (2014). Branson was knighted in 1999.
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