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Experience the elegance and romance of the paddlewheel from a bygone era aboard the COLONEL, a triple deck sternwheeler.
The COLONEL is available for private parties of 100 or more aboard the day or evening cruises.
The COLONEL also welcomes individuals on our regularly scheduled day and dinner/dance cruises.
www.galveston.com /colonel   (121 words)

 Colonel Sanders - KFC.com
As Sanders' fame grew, Governor Ruby Laffoon made him a Kentucky Colonel in 1935 in recognition of his contributions to the state's cuisine.
In 1955, confident of the quality of his fried chicken, the Colonel devoted himself to developing his chicken franchising business.
Until he was fatally stricken with leukemia in 1980 at the age of 90, the Colonel traveled 250,000 miles a year visiting KFC restaurants around the world.
www.kfc.com /about/colonel.asp   (0 words)

  Colonel Tom Parker - Interview with Loanne Parker
Colonel Tom Parker's involvement in the music industry began as a music promoter in the late 1940s, working with such country music stars as Minnie Pearl, Hank Snow, June Carter and Eddy Arnold, as well as film star Tom Mix.
And Colonel was in the room that usually we would have, he would have a suite and, we would use the living room area as a temporary office.
Colonel sat at a table and as the fans came by he shook hands with them, he talked with them and it was very nice.
www.elvis.com.au /presley/interview_loanne_parker2.shtml   (4590 words)

  Colonel at AllExperts
Colonel (or is a military rank of a commissioned officer, with the corresponding ranks existing in nearly every country in the world.
By the time of the late 19th century, Colonel was a professional military rank and typically held by an officer in command of a regiment.
With the rise of Communism, some of the large Communist militaries saw fit to expand the Colonel rank into several grades, resulting in the unique Senior Colonel rank which was found in countries such as the Soviet Union and is still used in such nations as China and North Korea.
en.allexperts.com /e/c/co/colonel.htm   (722 words)

  Colonel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Colonel ['k??(r)nl] is a military rank of a commissioned officer, with the corresponding ranks existing in nearly every country in the world.
In the modern age, a Colonel is usually a military title rated as the highest field rank below the general grades.
By the time of the late 19th century, Colonel was a professional military rank and typically held by an officer in command of a regiment.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Colonel   (596 words)

 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Colonel   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Colonel [ˈkɜːrnl] is both a military rank and civilian title, used by nearly every country in the world.
In the modern age, a Colonel is usually a military title rated as the highest field rank below the general grades, and just above Lieutenant Colonel.
Ancient uses of the word colonel date back to Roman regiments, where a colonel was the officer in charge of a column of soliders.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Colonel   (546 words)

 Colonel Sanders - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A later cartoon version of Colonel Sanders (voiced by actor Randy Quaid) has appeared in more recent KFC commercials, and he has an almost-identical impersonator, the latter to the considerable consternation of many in the Sanders family.
Colonel Sanders appears as a fictional character in Haruki Murakami's novel Kafka on the Shore.
Stuart McKenzie claims that Colonel Sanders was a member of the world-controlling organization, the Pentaverate, before he died.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Colonel_Sanders   (1896 words)

 USAF People - USAF Museum   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Colonel Francis S. Gabreski was the top American Air Ace in the European Theater of Operations (ETO) with 28 enemy fighters destroyed in aerial combat plus three (3) on the ground.
Colonel Gabreski was also an Ace in the Korean War with 6.5 fighters shot down in aerial combat.
Colonel Gabreski returned to the United States June 16, 1952, and was assigned to the Office of Inspector General, USAF, at Norton Air Force Base, California, where he was Chief of Combat Operations Section.
www.wpafb.af.mil /museum/afp/afp599.htm   (761 words)

 RAB Hall of Fame: Colonel Ton Parker
Colonel (as he was now called, having been given an honorary title of "colonel" by several southern governors) began booking Elvis Presley as an opening act on the Hank Snow appearances.
After reading a newspaper story pleading for support for the Arizona Memorial fund, Colonel talked with Elvis and they decided to offer a benefit concert to raise funds to finish the memorial which honored those who lost their lives during the devastating surprise attack on the military installations at Pearl Harbor.
I was the RCA Record Tours secretary on the Elvis tours and worked under the direction of, and traveled with, Colonel Tom Parker during the touring years.
www.rockabillyhall.com /ColTom.html   (0 words)

 BBC NEWS | World | Middle East | Colonel Gaddafi's Libya
The main thrust was to remove all traces of imported ideologies like capitalism and communism, and all signs of foreign influence, before building a new society based on the basic principles of Islam and home-grown socialism.
The signs are, too, that another member of the Gaddafi family - the colonel's second son, Seif al-Islam - is a growing power in the land.
Col Gaddafi is intent, perhaps, to ensure that his idiosyncratic years as leader are left as a stamp on the country by the rise to power and possible succession of one of his sons.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/middle_east/3336059.stm   (1285 words)

 Colonel Fawcett
Colonel Fawcett has been forced to marry a daughter of an Indian chief." In July of the same year, Monsignor Coutouran reported a statement made by Signor Virginio Pessione, who visited an estate on the Rio São Manoel, many miles northwest of Dead Horse Camp (Fawcett's last know camp).
Professor de Souza told me that the great English explorer Colonel Fawcett is still alive, living in a subterranean city in the Roncador Mountains of Matto Grosso, where he found the subterranean city of Atlanteans for which he searched, but is held prisoner lest he reveal the secret of his whereabouts.
In 1927, a US Navy commander found Indians wearing a nameplate from one of the colonel's cases as an ornament, but 16 further expeditions failed to discover his fate, although it is claimed that his bones are housed in a museum in Rio de Janeiro.
home.earthlink.net /~larryorcutt/fawcett.html   (3485 words)

 The real Colonel Bogey
The story goes that this was a nickname by which a certain fiery colonel was known just before the 1914 War when Ricketts was stationed at Fort George near Inverness in Scotland.
One of the composer's recreations was playing golf and it was on the local course that he sometimes encountered the eccentric colonel.
One of the latter's peculiarities was that instead of shouting 'Fore' to warn of an impending drive, he preferred to whistle a descending minor third.
www.mvdaily.com /articles/1999/04/bogey.htm   (336 words)

 Military Rank, Operations, & Feudal Hierarchy
Colonels and naval Captains thus have Command rank, since they command the basic units of military stength, at least as these existed through the 18th and 19th centuries.
A Lieutenant Colonel was originally the second in command to a Colonel in a traditional Regiment.
Historically, as early as the 18th century, a Regiment might be divided into permanent Battalions commanded entirely by Majors, with the Lieutenant Colonel assisting the Colonel at the Regimental level.
www.friesian.com /rank.htm   (11853 words)

 Wolf Colonel
Portland, Oregon's Wolf Colonel is primarily singer-songwriter Jason Anderson, who grew beyond his solo guitar dorm room performances, gathered some friends, plugged in, and started rocking out.
Though Wolf Colonel now plays live with a full band, Anderson records the bulk of his studio albums on his own.
Wolf Colonel captures the irrepressible energy and enthusiasm that you hear in only the greatest rock and roll, featuring the kind of perfect chord progressions, well-placed guitar solos, and sweet harmonies that put smiles on everyone's faces.
www.epitonic.com /artists/wolfcolonel.html   (0 words)

 Review: Colonel Chabert   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This still-living man is Colonel Chabert (Gerard Depardieu), the hero of 1807's battle of Eylau between Napoleon and the Russians.
After ten years spent in poverty and near-madness, the Colonel has become aware of how little intrinsic value there is in money and material possessions.
Colonel Chabert is not a romance about two former lovers finding each other after a tragic ten-year separation.
movie-reviews.colossus.net /movies/c/colonel.html   (556 words)

 Kentucky Tourist Attractions
Colonel Sanders is the most beloved gentleman in Kentucky, and the only fast food franchiser honored with a bust in the state capitol.
Washed-up and broke at 65, the Colonel turned his fortunes around through hard work, a tasty fried chicken recipe, and a face that was a marketer's dream.
When Colonel Sanders died in 1980 -- still possessing the arteries of a much younger man -- his body lay in state in the Kentucky capitol rotunda.
www.roadsideamerica.com /map/ky.html   (568 words)

 Colonel Angus   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Once a woman is introduced to Colonel Angus, she'll settle for nothing less.
Colonel Angus might not smell like a bed of roses..
Colonel Angus would rest his head at Shady Thicket.
snltranscripts.jt.org /02/02mangus.phtml   (401 words)

 World Husky Organization Alliance (WHOA)
For an introduction to Colonel Taz and some of his communiques, visit this fellow Husky Encampment.
Despite the rigors of duty, Colonel Taz has a sense of humor and thoroughly enjoys a good joke.
Colonel Taz is a member of the Southern California Siberian Husky Social Club.
www.geocities.com /Heartland/Ranch/5526   (260 words)

 Amazon.com: Colonel Redl: DVD: István Szabó,Klaus Maria Brandauer,Hans Christian Blech,Armin Mueller-Stahl,Gudrun ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
"Colonel Redl" could almost be called a 'chamber Lawrence': in the film, Redl gains no experience in the field; his exploits are mainly political, something he hates, yet is quite adept at manipulating.
"Colonel Redl" is the middle film of Istvan Szabo's "trilogy of betrayal and political murder" that he made with the actor Klaus Maria Brandauer in the 1980's.
This film was made in Hungary in 1985 while it was still a Communist state, so if I'm not mistaken "Colonel Redl" is a veiled critique of the way the Communists used and abused their secret policemen in order to spy on citizens and crush dissenters.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00005ASOG?v=glance   (2596 words)

 Colonel Allensworth SHP
The small farming community was founded in 1908 by Colonel Allen Allensworth and a group of others dedicated to improving the economic and social status of African Americans.
Colonel Allensworth's residence is furnished in the 1912 period.
It contains items from the colonel's life in the service and the ministry.
www.parks.ca.gov /default.asp?page_id=583   (0 words)

 Colonel Finally Saw Whites of Their Eyes
Rather, the colonel objected to the administration's secrecy, which allowed Cheney, Rumsfeld and others to subvert the foreign policy apparatus that has been in place since 1947.
The colonel said his old boss is not pleased with his decision to go public with his criticism.
Powell, he said, "is the world's most loyal soldier." Wilkerson said he admired that, but he took a different view of loyalty: not to the administration, but to the country.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/content/article/2005/10/19/AR2005101902246.html   (0 words)

 Southern Vermont Bed and Breakfast Inns Family Friendly Country Inn Lodging and Dining
The Colonel Williams Inn is the ideal location for your southern Vermont vacation.
Contact the innkeepers for more information or to reserve your room, book your function, make dinner reservations or inquire about Vermont barn weddings.
We look forward to welcoming you to the historic Colonel Williams Inn.
www.colonelwilliamsinn.com   (0 words)

 The Mavens' Word of the Day
Colonel is a perfect illustration of how the spellings and pronunciations of some English words can come to diverge.
Both of these French forms were derived from Italian colonnello 'little column', and were so named because such an officer traditionally led the first little column at the head of a regiment.
This pronunciation, derived from coronel, is the one that has persisted, while the spelling colonel has become the written standard.
www.randomhouse.com /wotd/index.pperl?date=19991217   (353 words)

 Le Colonel Chabert: Hydra   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In fact the vast mechanism that is capitalism is not a self-propelling automaton, but of course a system operated and reproduced by people, largely against their will, requiring active performance from a significant minority, passive consent of a larger minorty and the deliberate, violent, and predemeditated repression of the incessantly resisting majority.
Colonel, it's an odd charge to call me paternalist.
But much more fundamentally, before you can declare so simply that "people in Venezuela" are doing or deciding this, that, or the other, you have to consider the ways in which that popular subject is first produced.
lecolonelchabert.blogspot.com /2005/12/hydra.html   (5969 words)

 Colonel Homer
``Colonel Homer'' Lenny scoffs at Homer's singing to his bowling ball, until he learns that Homer's bowling a 280.
Homer tries to order a Fudd at Moe's Tavern, but Moe says that he thought it was pulled off the market ``after all those hillbillies went blind.'' Homer says he got some at another bar, and Moe is shocked that Homer went to another bar.
-- ``Colonel Homer'' Lurleen kisses ``Colonel Homer'' greeting, but her reception from Marge is decidedly less pleasant.
www.snpp.com /episodes/8F19.html   (0 words)

 David H. Hackworth [hackworth.com]
My valiant, wonderful husband, Colonel David (Hack) Hackworth, one of America’s greatest heroes and most valor-decorated soldiers, died in my arms two years ago this May. During the last weeks we shared, he thought not a wit about himself; and his love for me burned so brightly I still feel surrounded by that awesome warmth.
Having risen from private by way of a battlefield commission in Korea, where he became the Army’s youngest captain, to Vietnam, where he served as its youngest bird colonel, he never stood on rank.
Colonel David Hackworth Hero of the Vietnam War and prominent critic of the Pentagon
www.hackworth.com   (0 words)

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