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 Cannon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Although a variety of such guns are commonly referred to as "cannon", the term specifically refers to a gun designed to fire a 42 lb shot as opposed to a "Demi-cannon" (32 lb), Culverin (18 lb) or Demi-culverin (9 lb).
Typical of the type is the 25 mm 'Bushmaster' cannon mounted on the LAV and Bradley armoured vehicles.
Cannon fire is used annually on the Fourth of July by the Boston Pops during their annual concert on the shores of the Charles River and by the National Symphony Orchestra during their annual concert on the steps of the US Capitol Building.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cannon   (1382 words)

 Chris Cannon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Christopher Black Cannon (born October 20, 1950) is a member of the United States House of Representatives, for the Republican Party, representing the third district of Utah (map), since 1997.
Cannon was named Chairman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law at the beginning of the 108th Congress in January of 2003.
Cannon's district is heavily Republican: President Bush received 77% of the vote in the district in 2004, his second highest percentage outside of Texas congresional districts.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chris_Cannon   (1269 words)

By the start of the 1700s, the cannon was a common weapon in use by European armies, and artillery companies were integral units of the armies, almost on a par with the cavalry.
Cannon was not used extensively in the colonies in North America prior to the French and Indian War period.
The size of the cannon came to be referred to in terms of the average weight of the solid ball shot they could fire.
www.motherbedford.com /Cannon.htm   (3095 words)

 Cannon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The smoothbore cannon, first appearing in the early 14th century in Europe, assumed its classic form at the beginning of the 17th century, which persisted unchanged to the mid-19th century, when it was superseded by the breechloading rifled gun.
Bombardum was used for cannon and cannonball as early as 1430, and bombator is known from 1456 for a gunner, or or bombardiator from 1547.
From the cannon of various sizes, the field cannon on wheels, the musket, and the pistol were developed, each with its own style of mobility and scope of use.
www.du.edu /~jcalvert/tech/cannon.htm   (11359 words)

 deseretnews.com | Cannon-Jacob race 'undecided'
Cannon campaign manager Nathan Rathbun confirmed during the event that a large bloc of voters are undecided, but he and Hill agreed the Cannon-Jacob race would boil down to how well the two campaigns do at getting voters who have chosen their candidates to go to the polls on Tuesday.
Cannon has said it is not because it does not allow for citizenship and would likely require those who qualified to return to their native country at some point in the process.
Cannon also was endorsed Wednesday during a press conference in Salt Lake City by seven Utah state senators, 18 state representatives and 16 mayors in the district, including the mayors of Provo, West Valley City, Herriman and Orem.
deseretnews.com /dn/view/0,1249,640188936,00.html   (888 words)

 Early Days
The cannon scrap came about when the task of firing the cannon volleys on the early morning hours of February 22 was given to the freshman class.
The Douglas Cannon was stolen and sunk in the Connecticut River in 1880 by the sophomores; they later were forced (under threat of a lawsuit) to hire a diver to recover the cannon and return it to its owner.
In 1893, the cannon scrap was held on campus, a tradition which was to continue until 1916, when the scraps were discontinued by a near-unanimous vote of the college body.
www.wesleyan.edu /libr/schome/cannon/cannon1.htm   (726 words)

 Cannon Family Burials
Cannon received a fall and never recovered from the injuries sustained, and for the last two years has been confined to his bed.
She was united in marriage to George H Cannon, April 16, 1854 and nine children were born to this union; four of them died in infancy.
Mary Etta Cannon was born in Newton, Iowa, May 7 1859; being at the time of her death 51 years, 4 months and 23 days old.
www.usgennet.org /usa/ia/county/jasper1/metz/cemetery/cannon   (1191 words)

 All Immigration Votes of Representative Christopher Cannon
Cannon voted for more foreign workers even though U.S. high tech workers over the age of 50 were suffering 17% unemployment and U.S. firms were laying off thousands of workers at the time.
Cannon voted FOR H RES 365, which was brought up and passed in a new form in March of 2002.
Cannon was part of a 336-43 majority voting in favor of the four-month extension of Section 245(i).
profiles.numbersusa.com /improfile.php3?DistSend=UT&VIPID=818   (6808 words)

 "Cannon" (1971)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The series' star, short, rotund William Conrad (as Frank Cannon), suffers the humiliation of being discharged by the police for being overweight, yet has the last laugh, as he frequently solves cases law enforcement agencies have given up on.
"Cannon" was created specifically for Conrad, not only acknowledging his physical stature, but his skills as a chef, his occasionally prickly temperament, and his child-like joy of solving puzzles.
With a bouncy, upbeat theme song (featuring a tuba, yet another 'reference' to his girth), "Cannon" was a lighter series than "Mannix" or "Barnaby Jones", but still provided occasional opportunities for Conrad to use his fists, and to even do a climactic foot chase, or two (the least believable moments of the series!).
us.imdb.com /title/tt0066636   (483 words)

 Alfred University : Campus Map : Cannon Residence Hall
Originally built as a men's residence hall, Cannon is now co-ed, with males on the first and third floors, and females on the second floor.
Cannon Hall is the smallest of the first-year halls, which makes the atmosphere very friendly and home-like.
Students in Cannon often gather in the lounge on the first floor to watch movies or play games, and the RA's use the lounge for programs and community builders.
www.alfred.edu /map/cannon.html   (143 words)

 USATODAY.com - The buzz on Cannon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Cannon says he struggled with attention deficit disorder; his minister father believed the stage would be a good outlet for his energy.
Cannon and his pals shot a mini-pilot of his idea and took it to MTV, which took it to the next level.
Cannon sings from the womb, urging his teenage mother not to go through with a planned abortion when she was pregnant with him.
www.usatoday.com /life/people/2005-07-27-cannon_x.htm?csp=34   (557 words)

 deseretnews.com | Cannon combines dreaming, analysis
MAPLETON — Chris Cannon was in Washington, D.C., working in Congress when one of his cows gave birth to a calf in the snow on his family's 18-acre spread.
Cannon didn't expect Congress to be so invigorating, and he certainly didn't need it for idea thrills.
Cannon played a major role as one of the House managers during President Bill Clinton's impeachment, then purposefully withdrew from the media spotlight to distance himself from that controversy.
deseretnews.com /dn/view/0,1249,595070718,00.html   (1142 words)

 Cannon Falls
We invite you to join us in Cannon Falls, a scenic riverside community offering a wide variety of opportunities for recreation and relaxation...and the kind of "home town" service and hospitality that will make you want to return again and again.
Located in the scenic Cannon Valley, at the junction of the Big and Little Cannon Rivers, Cannon Falls is your portal to biking, hiking, skiing, canoeing, tubing, or just plain taking it easy.
Cannon Falls, Minnesota is located on Highway 52 just 35 miles south of Saint Paul/Minneapolis and 40 miles north of Rochester.
www.cannonfalls.org   (146 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Annie Jump Cannon (December 11, 1863 - April 13, 1941), US astronomer.
Cannon was born to shipbuilder and state senator, Wilson Cannon, and his second wife, Mary Jump, in Dover, Delaware.
She catalogued about 400.000 stars and ordered them into stellar spectra of types O, B, A, F, G, K, M. This inspired the phrase "Oh, Be A Fine Girl - Kiss Me!" to remember that particular order.
wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/a/an/annie_jump_cannon.html   (76 words)

 Cannon Smash
Cannon Smash is released under the General Public License.
Cannon Smash uses OpenGL, SDL (1.2 or newer), GTK (1.2 or newer).
The Cannon Smash development team has been testing this function as mush as possible, but our machines and internet environments are restricted so we can't test for all environments.
cannonsmash.sourceforge.net   (859 words)

 Cannon : Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Cannon will join Dallas Crane and Tim Rogers on what promises to be the rock and roll highlight of the summer.
Cannon were rapt with the huge turnout for the Melbourne EP Launch.
Cannon are proud to announce the release of their debut EP, Hardwood Hits, through Smash Music/ Stomp Distribution.
www.cannonmusic.com.au   (458 words)

 Cannon County, Tennessee Genealogy Project
Cannon County, named in honor of Newton Cannon, then Governor of Tennessee, was established on January 31, 1836.
The Cannon County, Tennessee Genealogy Project makes no claims or estimates of the validity of the information submitted and reminds you that each new piece of information found should not be taken at face value, but should be researched and proved or disproved by weight of evidence.
You are welcome to copy information found at the Cannon County, Tennessee Genealogy Website for personal use and share information with other researchers or genealogical organizations, but this information may not under any conditions be sold or used in a commercial project without expressed prior written permission.
www.usgennet.org /usa/tn/county/cannon   (400 words)

 HUMAN EVENTS ONLINE - Loose Cannon in Utah by James R. Edwards, Jr.
Congressman Chris Cannon of Utah apparently is in real danger of losing his seat in Congress, and apparently that’s causing him to employ extreme measures.
Cannon has claimed that later in the program he “clarified” that illegal aliens may not make such donations, though a partial transcript does not confirm that claim.
Cannon’s own ties to anti-life groups are a lot clearer, more recent and more intimate than any of those of his victims at the hearing.
www.humaneventsonline.com /article.php?id=4257   (712 words)

 Mt Cannon Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Mt Cannon, in Franconia Notch State Park, was home to the Old Man of the Mountains, symbol of New Hampshire.
There use to be a large hotel, called the Profile House that was built in the early 1900's between Echo Lake and Profile Lake.
Cannon Tramway - The parking area at the base of the Cannon Tramway is the start of the Kinsman Ridge trail.
hikethewhites.com /cannon.html   (337 words)

 The Straight Dope: How do "human cannonballs" survive?
The first human cannonball was a young woman named Zazel, who made her maiden voyage, so to speak, on April 2, 1877 at the Westminster Aquarium, which I presume is in London.
Having been lowered to the bottom of the barrel, the cylinder is blasted forward by compressed air at 150-200 pounds per square inch.
Being shot from a cannon, like jumping out of an airplane, isn't that strenuous; it's the sudden stop at the end that's a bitch.
www.straightdope.com /classics/a4_069.html   (460 words)

 Cannon Instrument Company - News and Events
Cannon Instrument Company will participate on behalf of the U.S. in Key Comparisons organized by the Comite Internationale de Poids et Mesures (CIPM).
Cannon responsibilities pursuant to the agreement include realization of liquid viscosity measurements standards at the highest level of technical competence and experience.
Cannon will also assume responsibilities for dissemination of U.S. national measurement standards for liquid viscosity and for compliance with the requirements of the CIPM Mutual Recognition Arrangement.
www.cannoninstruments.com /NISTAlliance.htm   (196 words)

 cannons for sale
It is impossible for us to verify the authenticity of these cannons from a couple of photographs.
There is no inscriptions on the cannon, except two leaves at the end of it.
The cannon is approximately 33 inches long with a one inch bore.
www.cannon-mania.com /consignment.htm   (428 words)

 Curious about what Reagan was like? We recommend Lou Cannon's texts
Cannon was a longtime Reagan-watcher, having reported on the Gipper for the Los Angeles Times, then the Washington Post.
Cannon goes deep inside his subject’s ability to believe things that were plainly untrue.
CANNON (page 631): [I]t was obvious to [Donald] Regan and [White House counsel Peter] Wallison that the president was still shaky in his recollections.
www.dailyhowler.com /dh061004.shtml   (1616 words)

 Amazon.com: Melonie Cannon: Music: Melonie Cannon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Melonie Cannon's eponymous CD is an assault on the acoustic/bluegrass turf that thrushes such as Rhonda Vincent and Alison Krauss have cusped for such a long time.
Recounted with a wry bite, Cannon on the upbeat "Westbound Trains" avoids the reality of her departed lover by trying to convince herself that he was adverse to trains heading home.
Cannon's voice is mesmerizing, the fiddling and picking are delightful, and the songs are interesting and compelling bluegrass/country fare.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0002VESMI?v=glance   (1517 words)

 Giant Air Cannon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The air cannon will produce smoke rings if you fill the box with smoke before you fire.
Keep your face away from the opening of the cannon, and don't fire it towards the faces of others.
To do this conveniently, construct a fog generator, and attach the hose from it to the Giant Air Cannon.
www.west.net /~science/acannon.htm   (282 words)

 Clovis News Journal: Serving Eastern New Mexico and West Texas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Commissioners, in a series of impassioned speeches, said the Cannon call was a close one because they had to weigh military value against an economic impact that some said will cripple eastern New Mexico.
Four commissioners voted to keep Cannon open as a training base, but five were needed to remove the half-century-old facility from the closure list.
The Cannon vote was originally scheduled for Thursday, then moved to early morning Friday, but when the commissioners actually reached Cannon discussions, amendments were proposed, emotions flared and the decision was delayed twice more.
www.clovis-news-nm.com /engine.pl?station=clovis&template=storyfull.html&id=12674   (818 words)

 Enciclopedia :: encyclopedia : Annie Jump Cannon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Annie Jump Cannon (1863-1941) foi a astrónoma máis famosa da súa época.
O seu 'ollo' para os espectros estelares era moi boa, e os seus catálogos Draper (que chegan a listar preto de 400,000 estrelas e seguen aser usados) foron valorados como o traballo dun único observador.
Cannon publicou tamén catálogos de estrelas variables (incluídas 300 descobertas por ela).
gallego.enciclopedia.cc /Annie_Jump_Cannon   (591 words)

Cannon Release Cannon's Offshore line release is made to handle higher strike settings, using two cushioning pads to apply pressure to your line.
Cannon Dual Rod Holder The Cannon Dual rod Holder is available in both front and rear mount.
Cannon builds the best downriggers, products to get your lures down to the fish.
www.charkbait.com /cs/csd.htm   (1723 words)

 CNN.com - Guest worker proponent wins Utah primary - Jun 28, 2006
With all the precincts reporting, Cannon won about 56 percent of the vote, compared to 44 percent for his challenger, John Jacob, according to election results posted on the state's Web site early Wednesday.
Cannon and Jacob squared off in Utah's 3rd District, which stretches from the western suburbs of Salt Lake City through Provo to rural counties in the southwestern part of the state.
But last month, Jacob used anger over the immigration issue to defeat Cannon at the state Republican convention, which forced Cannon into a primary that he conceded he could lose "if there are a lot of people who are really afraid...
www.cnn.com /2006/POLITICS/06/28/primary.elections   (513 words)

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