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  Sporting News: Baseball History of the World Series
And Manager John McGraw's Giants, down three games to two in the 1917 Series, were back at their old tricks in Game 6.
Rube Benton of the Giants and Red Faber of the Chicago White Sox were engaged in a 0-0 struggle when the American Leaguers came to bat in the fourth inning.
While Faber grabbed most of the headlines in the 1917 World Series, the Giants' Robertson was another notable performer.
www.sportingnews.com /archives/worldseries/1917.html   (578 words)

 Marine Terminals
1917 App I - Appendix I to Part 1917-Special Cargo Gear and Container Spreader Test Requirements (Mandatory) [see § 1917.50(c)(5)]
1917 Subpart C - Cargo Handling Gear and Equipment
1917 Subpart G - Related Terminal Operations and Equipment
www.osha.gov /pls/oshaweb/owastand.display_standard_group?p_toc_level=1&p_part_number=1917   (234 words)

  RFC 1917 (rfc1917) - An Appeal to the Internet Community to Return Unused
Abstract This document is an appeal to the Internet community to return unused address space, i.e.
RFC 1917: Discussion related to search engines, including optimization, marketing, tools...
RFC 1917: Internet marketing solution, internet bussines with: http://www.traveltolao.com/...
www.faqs.org /rfcs/rfc1917.html   (3194 words)

  Russian Revolutions of 1917 - MSN Encarta
The Russian revolutions of 1917 involved a series of uprisings by workers and peasants throughout the country and by soldiers, who were predominantly of peasant origin, in the Russian army.
The overthrow of the Russian monarch, Emperor Nicholas II, and the ruling Romanov dynasty took place after an uprising that lasted from February 23 to 27, 1917, according to the Julian calendar then used in Russia, or March 8 to 12 according to the Gregorian calendar.
The second revolution was initiated by an armed insurrection on October 24 and 25, 1917.
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  Canadian federal election, 1917 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1917 Canadian federal election (sometimes referred to as the khaki election) was held on December 17, 1917, to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons.
Thus, the 1917 election was the first federal election in which some women were allowed to vote.
The other new law was the Military Voters Act that allowed soldiers serving abroad to choose which riding their vote would be counted in.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Canadian_federal_election,_1917   (533 words)

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In 1917 the Russian workers created organs (Factory Committees and Soviets) that might have ensured the management of society by the workers themselves.
Russian Revolution of 1917, series of events in imperial Russia that culminated in 1917 with the establishment of the Soviet state that became known as the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR).
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 Balfour Declaration, 1917 Encyclopedia Articles @ NaturalResearch.org (Natural Research)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Balfour Declaration was a letter dated November 2, 1917, from British Foreign Secretary Arthur James Balfour, to Lord Rothschild (Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild), a leader of the British Jewish community, for transmission to the Zionist Federation, a private Zionist organization.
The letter stated the position, agreed at a British Cabinet meeting on October 31, 1917, that the British government supported Zionist plans for a Jewish "national home" in Palestine, with the condition that nothing should be done which might prejudice the rights of existing communities there.
In February of 1917, Germany - in response to its blockade by the Allies - initiated its own blockade of Britain enforced by a policy of unrestricted submarine warfare.
www.naturalresearch.org /encyclopedia/Balfour_Declaration,_1917   (1329 words)

 Timebase Multimedia Chronography(TM) - Timebase 1917
1917 April Trotsky is freed by the British and steams off to ferment a revolution in Russia with an American passport and millions of dollars in gold at his disposal.
1917 August Rudolf Hess is felled by a rifle bullet in his left lung during a charge by the 18th Bavarian Reserve Infantry Regiment at Unguereana in Romania, and almost bleeds to death.
1917 December 20 The Soviet Cheka is established as an investigative agency and quickly transforms itself into a political police force committed to the extermination of all opponents of Soviet ideology.
www.humanitas-international.org /showcase/chronography/timebase/1917tbse.htm   (4078 words)

 1917 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar.
May 18 - World War I: The Selective Service Act passes the U.S. Congress giving the President the power of conscription.
May 21 - Over 300 acres (73 blocks) destroyed in Great Atlanta fire of 1917.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1917   (2762 words)

 First World War.com - Primary Documents - Soviet Recognition of Finland's Independence, 18 December 1917
In the wake of the February Revolution of 1917 in Russia the Finnish National Assembly demanded independence in all but name.
This was rejected by Russia's Provisional Government which responded by dissolving Finland's National Assembly in July 1917.
A "creeping barrage" is an artillery bombardment in which a 'curtain' of artillery fire moves toward the enemy ahead of the advancing troops and at the same speed as the troops.
www.firstworldwar.com /source/finland1917.htm   (305 words)

 Hart Crane, Papers, 1917-83
1917, 25 Jan.: [Crane, Clarence A.] To Harold [Hart] Crane, New York, N.Y. His health is good; doesn't think New York is the place to study, but will continue to support his efforts; comments on business; will send his letter on to his mother.
1917, 10 Feb.: [Crane, Clarence A.] To Harold [Hart] Crane, New York, N.Y. He is going to Chicago and then on to the west coast; his mother is better but will stay with her until she comes to a decision "regarding her matters"; enclosed $50.00.
1917, 10 Oct.: [Crane, Clarence A.] To Crane, Harold [Hart], New York, N.Y. Comments on the difficulty of their relationship; discusses allowance; suggests he find some employment; can't understand why he needs to live in New York to study; the war has reduced profits of his business.
speccoll.library.kent.edu /literature/poetry/crane.html   (4536 words)

1917 is happy to announce that we've joined Lumberjack Distribution as one of their exclusive labels, in the Developing Label Group.
If your local store doesn't carry 1917 releases, let them know that the label is distributed by Lumberjack, and if possible, hook them up with some onesheets (you have to be a member of the 1917 Street Team to get this stuff).
If you're interested in helping us put 1917 releases on the shelves of your local store, flyer for upcoming shows and releases, or want to help us with other odd-jobs, apply to be a member of the team here.
www.1917records.com /archives.html   (6514 words)

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Nesser Best Current Practice [Page 2] RFC 1917 Appeal to Return Unused IP Networks to IANA February 1996 Like subnetting, CIDR also helps address the reduction of routing requirements, but it is not as automatic as the case of subnets.
Nesser Best Current Practice [Page 7] RFC 1917 Appeal to Return Unused IP Networks to IANA February 1996 Providers should regularly verify the routes they are advertising to their upstream provider(s) to validate their router configurations and confirm correct aggregation is occuring.
Nesser Best Current Practice [Page 8] RFC 1917 Appeal to Return Unused IP Networks to IANA February 1996 They could begin blocking routes to their customers who are advertising too many disjoint routes, where "too many" will be set at the level necessary to keep their routers functioning properly.
www.ietf.org /rfc/rfc1917.txt   (3237 words)

 Cleopatra (1917)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Theda (Born Theodosia Goodman, July 29 1885) was at the very height of her fame in mid 1917, she was as a big a star as Chaplin, Pickford or Fairbanks.
The film was shot during the summer of 1917, and released that October.
The film opened on October 14th 1917 in Los Angeles, and it was so successful that Theda was cheered and pelted with flowers at the end of the film.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0007801   (464 words)

 First World War.com - Summary Timeline - 1917
This year saw the adoption by the German high command of the disastrous policy of unrestricted submarine warfare - disastrous in that it brought about America's entry into the war within the space of a couple of months, and ultimately led to her downfall the following year.
Meanwhile the British launched a major offensive at Passchendaele in autumn 1917: as at the Somme the previous year it proved a highly costly failure.
1917 also saw Russia's exit from the war amid two revolutions, the first in February and a second in October.
www.firstworldwar.com /timeline/1917.htm   (389 words)

 1917 World Series by Baseball Almanac
Still the biggest story of the 1917 Fall Classic was the New York Giants and their everlasting potential for postseason disasters.
Did you know that Jim Thorpe made his only World Series "appearance" during Game 5 where he started in right field, but during his turn at-bat in the first inning he was replaced by a left-handed hitting Dave Robertson.
The Chicago White Sox finished the 1917 season — which is most memorable due to the United States entry into World War I — with a 100-54 record, their first and only one-hundred win season in franchise history.
www.baseball-almanac.com /ws/yr1917ws.shtml   (815 words)

 PROJECT 1947 - UFO REPORTS: 1917   (Site not responding. Last check: )
He was thinking of have [sic] a film made, largely consisting of animation, to explain a phenomenon he had seen in the sky on August 4, 1917 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The story he told me was so fantastic that after he left, I wrote down the main parts of it together with the date, and a copy of his diagram.
In mid-afternoon of August 4, 1917, this Mr.
www.project1947.com /fig/1917a.htm   (393 words)

 Leon Trotsky: 1917— After the July Days, What Next?   (Site not responding. Last check: )
On the 16th of July, 1917, at the moment of the most serious crisis of the Revolution, the petty bourgeois democrats vociferously declared that they were incapable of taking over the state power.
In June 1917, Constantine was forced to abdicate, and Venizelos brought Greece into the war on the side of the Entente.
By a coincidence, on June 16th, 1917, the members of the 4th Duma met in conference to explore the possibility of a new offensive and resolved to demand one of the Provisional Government.
www.marxists.org /archive/trotsky/works/1917/julydays.htm   (16445 words)

The blade and tang are forged in one piece and the guard and pommel are brazed in place forming one very strong unit.
The Ordnance flaming ball, the inspector's marks and the letters "US" will be stamped on one side while on the reverse is the US model model number "1917" along with the maker's name (Remington in the example, photo to the left).
The original Model of 1917 scabbard was made of leather, flesh side out, stitched up the inner side, and painted olive drab.
www.olive-drab.com /od_edged_weapons_bayonet_m1917.php   (849 words)

 SUOMI 1917-1918
Voit olla mukana vuosien 1917 ja 1918 jännittävissä tapahtumissa viikoittaisia uutissivuja seuraamalla.
Voit seurata itsenäistymiskehitystä maaliskuusta 1917 hein√§kuuhun 1918 asti.
Keskustelupalstalla voit esittää mielipiteitä vuosien 1917 ja 1918 historiasta, näistä www-sivuista ja televisiosarjasta.
www.uta.fi /suomi80   (86 words)

 Events--Stranding of USS Milwaukee, 13 January 1917
By the evening of 12 January 1917 preparations were in place for the big cruiser Milwaukee's attempt to pull the stranded submarine H-3 free of the grip of Samoa Beach.
The pounding surf rolled her hull, which gradually opened, letting in the sea, extinguishing the fires under the ship's boilers and dismounting some of her machinery.
Stranding of USS H-3 and USS Milwaukee, and salvage of USS H-3, December 1916 - April 1917.
www.history.navy.mil /photos/events/ev-1910s/ev-1917/mil-str.htm   (653 words)

 Timeline Germany 1917-1938
1917 Jan 10, Germany was rebuked as the Entente officially rejected a proposal for peace talks and demanded the return of occupied territories from Germany.
When the campaign finally ground to a halt on November 10, 1917, the BEF had suffered losses of 300,000 men and German losses were around 200,000--for a total gain of four miles.
1917 Dec 11, The first declaration of independence was claimed by Lithuania and an economic and military union was established with Germany.
timelines.ws /countries/GERM1917_1938.HTML   (9831 words)

 1917, Journal of the IBT   (Site not responding. Last check: )
1917, the journal of the International Bolshevik Tendency, is available on this website for online reading or downloading.
1917 is organized into two indexes on this web site: one listing articles by subject, the other by issue.
Note: The 1917 articles contained on this website may not be identical to the printed version of 1917.
www.bolshevik.org /1917_index.html   (101 words)

 Gruen Watch Company history: 1917-1921: Time Hill and the Precision Factory
With their continuing success, the Gruens were outgrowing their Cincinanti offices and workshop.
Fred Gruen had a passion for landscaping, and Time Hill's dramatic hilltop setting was enhanced by carefully planted trees and shrubs, and by a small artificial waterfall that cascaded down the rocks in front.
The wireless was still relatively new technology in 1917.
www.pixelp.com /gruen/1917.html   (2081 words)

 The Official Site of The Chicago White Sox: News: Chicago White Sox News
Many people are looking back now at 1917 because the White Sox have not won a World Series in the years since, and the point is not that it was a "different world" back then.
In 1917, it was a nation that looked at the world much differently.
She voted against the war in 1917, and she would become the sole representative to vote against it in 1941.
mlb.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/news/article.jsp?ymd=20051008&content_id=1242991&vkey=news_cws&fext=.jsp&c_id=cws   (1066 words)

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