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  Office of Congressman :: Joe Barton
Barton follows in the footsteps of former House Speaker Sam Rayburn as only the second Texan elected to this position.
A proponent of competition, Barton is additionally responsible for both the first electricity deregulation legislation to pass a House subcommittee, and for legislation which deregulated the natural gas industry.
Barton remains among the steadfast House leaders on tax reform through the promotion of lower taxes and financial freedom.
joebarton.house.gov /Bio.asp   (546 words)

  Barton House - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The George Barton House in Buffalo, New York ( USA) was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and constructed in 1903 for George Barton, an employee of the Larkin Company, and his wife Della Martin Barton (sister of Darwin D. Martin).
The house was sited at the northern corner of the lot shared by the Darwin D. Martin House.
The basic floor plan of this house is cruciform, with the dining room, living space library, and reception areas freely open to one another as discrete subdivisions of a continuous space, similar to Wright's Henderson House.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Barton_House   (157 words)

 New York City Landmarks Commission | Designation Process | Summaries | Edwards-Barton House   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The house is a fine and well-preserved example of a popular mid-nineteenth-century rural house type which is well represented in many parts of the country but is now very unusual in New York City.
A later example of this house type, the symmetrically-planned center-hall house with a side-gabled roof fronted by a prominent center cross gable, it is embellished with handsome Italianate and Second Empire detailing.
Ella, her husband Willis Barton, a banker and broker who was also a descendant of a politically prominent Staten Island family, and their five children moved to the house in 1892.
www.nyc.gov /html/lpc/html/designation/summaries/ed_barton.html   (303 words)

 Barton House v. Indigo Bistro & Bar - Kentucky   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Barton House appealed to this court on very limited grounds, asking only that we remand to the Board with directions to remand to the ALJ for an order requiring Indigo to reimburse Barton House for TTD payments made as a result of the ALJ's erroneous ruling.
Barton House notes that the ALJ entered an agreed order, signed by counsel for the parties, which provided that if it was ultimately determined that reimbursement was necessary between the parties and their insurance carriers, such reimbursement would be ordered.
Indigo argues that Barton House should be responsible for all of Wright's TTD, or at least for a substantial part of it, because evidence exists that all of Wright's disability is due to his Barton House injury.
www.peo7.com /peo/caselawsDetail66735/Page2.htm   (458 words)

 Clara Barton NHS - The House
This house was built for Miss Barton in 1891 by Edward and Edwin Baltzley as part of their Glen Echo development.
Miss Barton depended upon a constantly changing staff of volunteers to assist her with the sometimes overwhelming administrative duties associated with the relief organization.
But Clara Barton gloried in those undecorated board walls as if they had been palatial...It was a place for service, and that service was the joy and glory of her life.
www.nps.gov /clba/house.htm   (965 words)

 Clara Barton House: Museums, Galleries, Monuments and Memorials in Glen Echo, MD on washingtonpost.com's City Guide
Clara Barton used her house not only as a residence, but as the headquarters of the American Red Cross, which was fitting, considering how much her personal and professional lives merged.
Barton's furniture was fairly conventional for the time (though she was an original in her alternative use of closets).
Nearly every room of the Clara Barton house is open to the public, providing a satisfying glimpse of life a century ago and of the unique woman who occupied the house.
www.washingtonpost.com /ac2/wp-dyn/cityguide/profile?id=799657&p=print   (707 words)

 Barton House
Caleb Barton was born in 1812 and later became a very prominent local businessman, in 1855, he built this handsome residence and in the same year a group of citizens held the first fair in Barton's field.
Some of the original colors used to decorate the house, which was built in 1855, were found on an ancient shutter that had been hidden from daylight in a corner of the attic.
One relates that in weddings held at Barton House, possibly conducted on the front porch, the bride carried a bouquet of wildflowers gathered from nearby fields.
www.bloomsburgfair.com /html/barton_house.html   (749 words)

 House passes $49.9 billion spending cut package (11/18/05) -- www.GovernmentExecutive.com
Barton said he did not support the package after a provision allowing oil exploration in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge was stripped from the bill.
Barton was booed and jeered by Democrats before his vote, and applauded and cheered by Republicans afterward.
House GOP leaders also face the uphill task of keeping a conference report within a net savings range of $50 billion -- a figure the Senate is less likely to support -- or they could face trouble from conservatives who have been unyielding on that dollar figure in order to offset Hurricane Katrina costs.
www.govexec.com /dailyfed/1105/111805cdpm2.htm   (690 words)

 Clara Barton's house calls   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
This is the house that Clara Barton had built, at age 73, to shelter people, supplies and equipment for the American Red Cross, which she founded in 1881.
Be it ever so humble, Clara Barton House is a link to the past and to the altruistic character of the beloved international celebrity who lived there for the final decade and a half of her life.
Barton was a natural educator, and established a free public school in Bordentown, N.J. A male was selected to run the school, however, and a disappointed Barton moved to Washington, D.C., in 1861 to work at the U.S. Patent Office.
www.gazette.net /200431/entertainment/coverstory/227919-1.html   (1511 words)

 Blueprints Magazine Winter 2000 page 6
Completing the composition to the north is the pergola, which extends to the greenhouse, connecting in turn to the garage and the Barton House (the residence of Darwin D. Martin's sister and her family).
As the Martin House was originally completed to Wright's designs, we enter from the street to the south by first walking toward the porte-cochère at the west end of the dwelling, then turning right and following the six-foot tall brick wall along the edge of the house up a half flight of stairs.
The difference in our experience between sitting and standing in the Martin House is astonishing, indicating that, for Wright, the drawn floor plan was only one of many horizontal layers of space that he carefully modulated to the occupants' activity and the resulting position of their gaze.
www.nbm.org /blueprints/00s/winter00/page6/page6.htm   (1771 words)

 National Ranching Heritage Center
Barton and two uncles bought 50 sections of land and started their TL Ranch 19 miles north of Lubbock.
In the large dining room are the Barton’s oak table and chairs, and the four-poster bed is also original to the family.
Joseph Barton’s dream may not have come true in his lifetime, but, ironically, when his house was moved from its original location in Bartonsite to the National Ranching Heritage Center, it was placed near a Santa Fe depot and locomotive.
www.depts.ttu.edu /ranchhc/explorebartonhouse.html   (986 words)

 Clara Barton
Clara Barton (December 25, 1821-April 12, 1912) was both famous and honored in her lifetime—and has a well-earned place in American history—as the angel of Civil War battlefields and founder of the American Red Cross.
Barton and her sister, Sally Vassall, went to the station to meet the men, some of whom Barton had taught when they were schoolboys.
Barton had never spoken publicly on woman suffrage, but she was in complete sympathy with the cause.
www25.uua.org /uuhs/duub/articles/clarabarton.html   (3063 words)

 Prime Minister of Australia article - Prime Minister of Australia Prime Minister Australia House Representatives Edmund ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
By convention, the Prime Minister is the leader of the party or coalition which has the most seats in the lower house of the Federal Parliament, the House of Representatives.
At the time of Federation, no parliament had yet been established, so Edmund Barton was temporarily appointed as Prime Minister until elections were held.
While the Prime Minister normally will have a majority in the House of Representatives, attaining the support of the Senate can be more difficult, since there the Government will often be in a minority.
www.what-means.com /encyclopedia/Prime_Minister_of_Australia   (662 words)

 NRDC: Environmental stories from news sources around the country and the world
But critics accused House Republicans of exploiting the tragedy that has hit the Gulf region to pursue a slew of pro-industry measures that Congress rejected earlier this year when it passed a broad energy bill that was supposed to address the country's long-term energy problems.
Two House committees were to begin crafting different parts of the new energy legislation Wednesday, with anticipation that the full House would take up the legislation early next month.
Barton is pushing a sweeping array of proposals that he said were aimed at making it easier for industry to expand or build refineries and pipelines.
www.nrdc.org /news/newsDetails.asp?nID=1854   (802 words)

 Restoring a Wright: Buffalo resurrects its architectural heritage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Martin House and related Barton House are on the same 1.5-acre site at the corner of Jewett Parkway and Summit Avenue, in the comfortably dense Parkside neighborhood laid out with gently curving streets in 1876 by Frederick Law Olmsted.
Both the Martin and Barton houses are open to the public during the ongoing restoration, as is Graycliff, the Martins' lakefront summer home also being restored in nearby Derby.
But the house he gave to Buffalo stands as his living memorial, testament to a timeless collaboration between architect and patron and to a community's determination not to let it slip away.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/06323/738996-42.stm   (1400 words)

 Bartonsite   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Joseph Barton moved to the High Plains with his family in 1891 and established the TL Ranch.
By 1907 land values had skyrocketed and Barton was now on the verge of becoming a wealthy man. He then had an idea to attract settlers, sell land and develop a town.
The Bartons, like other ranchers, had to modify their operations in order to survive-cutting down herd size, improving quality and planting crops.
www.bartonsite.org /barton_house.htm   (278 words)

 The Range at Barton House, Salado, TX - Restaurant Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
There's even a little mystique surrounding Barton House: Legend has it that the doctor treated Gen. George Custer when he was in the area.
The house, which is on the historic registry, has been converted into a restaurant.
The cuisine at The Range at the Barton House is American bistro, blending Southwestern influences with those of the Mediterranean.
www.austin360.com /dining/restaurants/63400/DetailedList.jspd?activity=63400&searchcriteriaurl=c2l0ZWlkPTIwMDEmbGlzdGluZ3R5cGU9MTAwMDImY3Vpc2luZWlkPTExNDkmbmVpZ2hib3Job29kaWQ9QUxMJnNvcnRieT0yJm9yZGVyYnk9MiZjdXJyZW50cGFnZT0xMw==¤tpage=13&sortby=2&orderby=2&searchtype=advancedsearchintermediate&cuisineid=1149&neighborhoodid=ALL   (825 words)

 Vermont Barton House Rental - House
Location: Barton, Vermont, USA (On Crystal Lake in town of Barton.
Year round house on the shores of Crystal Lake in Barton, Vermont.
The house is near Jay Peak and Burke Mountain Ski areas.
www.vrbo.com /12646   (292 words)

 Unified Vision > The Collection > Table, from a dining set
Delta Barton was the sister of Darwin D. and William E. Martin, two of Wright's most important commercial and residential clients.
Wright designed the Barton house and its furnishings to complement the grander house of Darwin D. Martin.
Barton gave her dining set to her brother William E. Martin, who commissioned Wright to design a table and chairs for the breakfast room of his Chicago house.
www.artsmia.org /unified-vision/collection/object-detail.cfm?start=4&art_id=10028   (220 words)

 Martin House Style and Usage Guide
The complex that encompasses both the Darwin D. Martin House and the George F. Barton House, as well as the grounds where the pergola, conservatory and carriage house will be reconstructed, is called the Martin House Complex.
The two houses of the complex (Martin House and Barton House) are based on cruciform floor plans, an architectural motif widely seen in Gothic churches where the building is in the shape of a cross.
Title to the Martin House was transferred by the University at Buffalo to the MHRC in 2002.
www.darwinmartinhouse.org /news/reference_sheet.html   (1189 words)

 Frank Lloyd Wright Encyclopedia Article, History, Biography @ Local Color Art   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Between 1901 and 1911, his residential designs were " Prairie Houses " (extended low buildings with shallow sloping roofs, clean sky lines, suppressed chimneys, overhangs and terraces, using unadorned natural materials), so called because the design is considered to complement the land around Chicago.
Only one was lost to forces of nature, a waterfront home in Mississippi destroyed by a hurricane in the 1960s; although, the Ennis-Brown House in California had been damaged by earthquake and rain-induced ground movement.
While a number of the houses are preserved as museum pieces and millions of dollars are spent on their upkeep, other houses have trouble selling on the open market due to their unique designs, generally small size and outdated features.
encyclopedia.localcolorart.com /encyclopedia/Frank_Lloyd_Wright   (1791 words)

 National Building Museum: Darwin Martin House: Construction and Renovation
The house originally was part of a six-building estate, designed and built between 1903 and 1905 for an executive of the Larkin Soap Company and his family.
The complex comprised the main house, the Barton House for Martin's sister and brother-in-law, a conservatory, a garage-stable, a gardener's cottage, and an enclosed walkway.
In 1993, the Martin House Restoration Corporation was formed with the goal of fully restoring the house to its former glory.
www.nbm.org /Exhibits/past/2000_1996/Darwin_Martin_House.html   (466 words)

 House's Barton sees murky future for telco bill - Boston.com
The House last month approved legislation that would enable telephone carriers like ATandT Inc. and other companies to apply for a national license to offer subscription cable television service.
Barton also said that lawmakers would return to Washington after the November congressional elections so there would be additional time to work on the legislation.
Any differences between the House and Senate measures would have to be worked out in a conference of lawmakers and Barton predicted many provisions in the broader Senate legislation would be dropped.
www.boston.com /news/nation/washington/articles/2006/07/20/houses_barton_sees_murky_future_for_telco_bill?rss_id=Boston.com+%2F+News   (459 words)

 House Members Detail Travel Paid for by Firms, Groups
Senior House committee Republicans and Democrats frequently travel at the expense of companies and associations in the industries they oversee, according to financial records released yesterday.
Consider the case of Rep. Joe Barton (R-Tex.), who in late February 2004 became chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee, one of the most powerful and wide-ranging panels.
Among the sponsors of other Barton trips last year were the National Petrochemical and Refiners Association, and the Independent Petroleum Association of America.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/content/article/2005/06/15/AR2005061501019.html   (593 words)

 1st Choice Leisure Timber Garden Buildings and Summerhouses - Rushden Summerhouse by Diamond Timber Garden Leisure ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
There is an option to have a summer house balcony with a timber decked floor to produce a superb and functional Summerhouse.
These Barton and Waendal Summerhouses comes as standard on 2x2 vertical framing and these chalets are available in sizes from 7 x 5 right up to 20 x 12, although larger sizes are possible, please ask for a quote.
Barton: Georgian Summerhouse style Joinery Windows go on the front face either side of double doors in the middle, and also on the two front corners.
www.leisurebuildings.com /diamond/summer_houses/rushden_summerhouses.html   (710 words)

 Barton House v. Indigo Bistro & Bar - Kentucky   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Barton House appeals, and Indigo cross-appeals from a decision of the Workers' Compensation Board regarding Wright's benefits resulting from work-related injuries.
The ALJ apportioned the medical expenses equally between Barton House and Indigo, based on medical opinions in the record indicating that both prior injuries contributed to Wright's condition and disability rating.
While she found that there were no outstanding TTD benefits due from the Barton House injury itself, the ALJ assigned liability for one-half of Wright's TTD benefits resulting from the Indigo injury to each employer.
www.peo7.com /peo/caselawDetail66735.htm   (472 words)

 Clara Barton
Barton's office in a Washington, DC building that had been scheduled for...
CLARA BARTON By: Elizabeth Clara was born on December 25, 1821 on a farm near Oxford
Katherine's Clara Barton Factsheet - Miscellaneous - http://...
www.virtualology.com /virtualmuseumofhistory/hallofwomen/CLARABARTON.NET   (1334 words)

 GENUKI: Devon Gazetteer Entries: L-R
Lapford : Bury Barton (farm); Eastington (hamlet); Higher Mill (farm); Independent chapel (chapel); Irishcombe (detached portion); Kelland Barton (farm); Lapford (village, manor); Malt Shovel (inn); Maltster's Arms (inn); Rectory (house); St Thomas-a-Becket (parish church); Wesleyan chapel (chapel); Wood House (house).
Loxbeare : Loxbeer (parish); Chapland (house); Loxbeare (manor); Loxbeare Barton (farm); Loxbeare Church (parish church); Rectory House (house); Royal Oak (inn).
Marldon : Church House (inn); Compton (village); Compton Castle (mansion); Marldon (village); MarldonChurch (parish church); Parkfield House (house); Royal Oak (inn); Stanton (manor).
genuki.cs.ncl.ac.uk /DEV/Gazetteer/entriesLR.html   (2510 words)

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