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Old 23-12-2014, 10:27 PM   #711
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After England and Spain make peace, notorious pirate Henry Morgan decides to reform.. As a reward, he is made Governor of Jamaica, with a mandate to rid the Caribbean of his former comrades, by persuasion or force if necessary.. He replaces the former governor, Lord Denby, but is not trusted by either the lawful residents or the pirates..Captain Jamie Waring and his lieutenant, Tom Blue, reluctantly give up their "trade" out of friendship for Morgan, but others of the Pirate Brotherhood, such as Captain Billy Leech and Wogan , refuse to change. Meanwhile, Waring takes a liking to Denby's daughter, Lady Margaret , who happens to be inconveniently engaged to an English gentleman, Roger Ingram .. As it turns out, her fiancé is secretly providing information about ship sailings to the unrepentant pirates...

December 1 – Gasoline rationing begins in the United States– Publication of the Beveridge Report into social insurance/2 – Below the bleachers of Stagg Field at the University of Chicago, a team led by Enrico Fermi initiates the first self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction (a coded message, "The Italian navigator has landed in the new world" is then sent to U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt)\4 - In Warsaw, two women, Zofia Kossak and Wanda Filipowicz, risk their lives by setting up the Council for the Assistance of the Jews- USAAF bombers make their first raid on Italy - US bombers struck Italian mainland for first time in WW II - FDR orders dismantling of Works Progress Administration- First US citizenship granted to an alien on foreign soil (James Hoey)/5- West Indies chocolate/coffee drop above Netherland- Seyss-Inquart orders students in nazi-Germany to work- CFL Grey Cup: Tor beats Win RCAF, 8 -5 at Toronto\6- RAF bombs Philips factory (150 die)- Queen Wilhelmina announces Dutch Commonwealth/7 – British commandos conduct Operation Frankton, a raid on shipping in Bordeaux harbour\ 8 – A fire at Seacliff Lunatic Asylum in New Zealand kills 39 patients.. the victims were trapped in a locked ward- Heisman Trophy Award: Frank Sinkwich, Georgia/10 - Hitler names Anton Mussert "leader of the Dutch people" - North Africa: 5th German panzer army forms under col-gen von Arnim\11 - Australian/Dutch guerrilla troops evacuated to Timor near Australia/12 - German offensive in South Western Stalingrad - A fire in a hostel in St. John's, Newfoundland, kills 100 people\13 - Seyss-Inquart allows Dutch Nazi Anton Mussert to call himself Leader- Washington Redskins defeat Chic Bears 14-6, to win NFL title/15- Massachusetts issues 1st US vehicular license plate tabs\16 - The Trade Union Congress backs the Beveridge Report- Hitler orders combat against partisans in Russia & Balkan..

The need for a new asylum in the Dunedin area was created by the Otago gold rush expansion of the city, and triggered by the inadequacy of the Littlebourne Mental Asylum.. In 1875, the Provincial Council decided to build a new structure on "a reserve of fine land at Brinn's Point, north of Port Chalmers".. Initial work was begun in the "dense trackless forest" in 1878, though the Director of the Geological Survey criticised the site location, because he felt that the hillside was unstable..A nuclear chain reactionoccurs when one single nuclear reaction causes an average of one or more subsequent nuclear reactions, thus leading to the possibility of a self-propagating series of these reactions..The asylum was less than 20 miles north of Dunedin and close to the county centre of Palmerston, in an isolated coastal spot within a forested reserve..1942 (MCMXLII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (dominical letter D), the 1942nd year of the Common Era Motorley ley ley... wish my nature hadn't changed.. I'd have made that whole assembly walk the plank..You can't go wrong drowning politicians, Morgan..Why don't you offer him FIVE?...

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