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Old 01-02-2015, 02:03 AM   #528
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Paint Your Wagon...
The United States's Mandrel nuclear test series was a group of 52 nuclear tests conducted in 1969-1970.. These tests followed the Operation Bowline series and preceded the Operation Emery series..Seaweed - 1-2-3-Milrow-Pipkin-Seaweed B-Cruet-Pod - 1-2-3-4-Calabash..During the Second World War he was called up to the RAF and rose to the rank of corporal..He tried a variety of jobs before the stage: mechanic, office boy, farm hand and driving instructor...

They Call the Wind Maria - Harve Presnell ...

After the discovery of gold, "No Name City" springs up as a tent city with the miners alternating between wild parties ("Hand Me Down That Can o' Beans") and bouts of melancholy ("They Call the Wind Maria").. The men become increasingly frustrated with the lack of female companionship, so the arrival of a Mormon, Jacob Woodling, with 2 wives is enough to catch the attention of the entire town.. The miners claim it is unfair for the Mormon to have two wives when they have none.. They persuade him to sell one of his wives to the highest bidder. Elizabeth, Jacob's younger and more rebellious wife, agrees to be sold based on the reasoning that whatever she gets, it can't be as bad as what she currently has..In George Rippey Stewart's 41 novel Storm, he gives the storm which is the protagonist of his story the name "Maria".. In 1947, Stewart wrote a new introduction for a reprint of the book, and discussed the pronunciation of "Maria": "The soft Spanish pronunciation is fine for some heroines, but our Maria here is too big for any man to embrace and much too boisterous." He went on to say, "So put the accent on the second syllable, and pronounce it 'rye'"... like Jesus and all, but I don't care too much for most of the other stuff in the Bible..Take the Disciples, for instance..People never give your message to anybody...

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