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  Weaver - Arizona Ghost Town
Weaver (Weaverville) is 2 miles behind Stanton on the same side of the road, on the east side of Rich Hill along Weaver Creek.
Weaver's post office was established May 26, 1899 and was discontinued April 19, 1900 because it was moved to nearby Octave.
Weaver was known as a hangout for robbers and thieves and was eventually absorbed into the town of Octave.
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 weaver bird - HighBeam Encyclopedia
The weavers are named for the highly complex woven nests built by many species, though others build only crude nests, and the parasitic widow weavers build no nests at all.
Of the 35 sparrow weavers the best known, and in fact one of the most widely distributed and familiar small birds in the world, is the English sparrow native to Europe, W Asia, and N Africa.
Most specialized of the sparrow weavers is the social weaver of Africa, famous for its apartment-house nest, in which 100 to 300 pairs have separate flask-shaped chambers entered by tubes at the bottom.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-weaverbi.html   (585 words)

 Weaver - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Weaver birds, also known as weaver finches get their name because of their elaborately woven nests (the most elaborate of any birds), though some are notable for their selective parasitic nesting habits.
Weaver bird weaving a nest at Kotaballappalli, Karnataka, India.
Weaver birds and a bunch of nests at Kotaballappalli, Karnataka, India.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Weaver   (330 words)

 Weaver, Sylvester (Pat)
To promote growth in the fledgling network, Weaver commissioned a series of specials he called "Spectaculars." These heavily-promoted, live specials were designed to generate interest in the NBC schedule in particular and the television medium in general.
Weaver called this the "magazine concept" of advertising, comparing it to the practice in which print advertisers bought space in magazines without exercising editorial control over the articles.
Weaver took pride in his classical education, and he championed the idea that commercial television had an educational mission.
www.museum.tv /archives/etv/W/htmlW/weaversylve/weaversylve.htm   (910 words)

 Dennis Weaver
Weaver gave his Gunsmoke character a limp and a twangy accent, and said later that he added these endearing embellishments to prevent his performance from being overshadowed by the towering James Arness, who played Dillon.
Weaver was a vegetarian since 1958, when, he says, it was still difficult to find a meat-free entrée at a restaurant, even in Hollywood.
Weaver died in his home of complications from cancer in 2006, at the age of 81.
www.nndb.com /people/977/000022911   (491 words)

 Weaver biography
Weaver initially intended to train to become an engineer, but he was influenced to move towards applied mathematics and mathematical physics by his teachers, in particular Max Mason.
The other influence on Weaver was Charles Slichter who was professor of mathematics at the University of Wisconsin and had earlier influenced Mason to change from engineering to mathematics.
Weaver was appointed in 1932 and held the position until 1957.
www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk /~history/Biographies/Weaver.html   (1630 words)

 Weaver of Liberty - Mises Institute
Weaver was a great critic of modern society--its modes of speaking and thinking, its approach to warfare, its abandonment of real education in favor of Deweyism and worse.
Weaver was convinced that among the abiding sins of modernism, as practiced since before the French Revolution, were the inability to make real distinctions about anything, relativism, and an obsession with method (technique), all adding up to refusal to take the ontological order as real.
Weaver believed that "a free society is by definition a pluralistic one" where "there are many different centers of authority, influence, and opinion, competing with one another, arguing with one another,… and producing a great variety, richness, and animation" ("Responsible Rhetoric," p.
www.mises.org /fullarticle.asp?record=623&month=30   (3157 words)

 Earl Weaver | BaseballLibrary.com
Weaver also liked to bait umpires, and was thrown out of almost 100 games (including a rare World Series ejection in Game Four of the 1969 Series) and suspended at least four times.
Weaver managed his club to two more divisional championships in 1973 and 1974, mainly on the strength of a superb pitching staff, but lost to the A's in both league championship series.
Weaver came back to manage the Orioles midway through the 1985 season (taking over for Joe Altobelli, Weaver for the second time in his career replaced an Orioles' manager who had won a World Championship just two years prior).
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/W/Weaver_Earl.stm   (1490 words)

Weaver specializes in Historical and Prehistoric Archaeology of the Southeastern U.S. and West Indies, and is a member of the Register of Professional Archaeologists (RPA).
Weaver was Office Manager and Senior Archaeologist for Garrow and Associates and was Vice President and Office Chief for Brockington and Associates’ Memphis Office.
Weaver also served as a member of the Mayor's Citizens Advisor Committee for the Preparation of a Preservation Plan for the City of Memphis, and is active in preservation education and preservation planning.
www.weaverassociatesllc.com /who_we_are.htm   (1282 words)

 Warren Weaver memorandum, July 1949   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
In his position at the Rockefeller Foundation, Warren Weaver was responsible for instigating and approving grants for major projects in molecular engineering and genetics, in agriculture (particularly for developing new strains of wheat and rice in Central and South America and Southeast Asia), and in medical research.
The impact of Weaver’s memorandum is attributable not only to his widely recognized expertise in mathematics and computing, but also, and perhaps even more, to the influence he enjoyed with major policy-makers in U.S. government agencies.
Weaver had been impressed at the success of cryptography based on, as he put it, "frequencies of letters, letter combinations, intervals between letters and letter combinations, letter patterns, etc.
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 USATODAY.com - 'Dream Weaver' show likely to produce sequel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The Weaver show is indeed cool and eminently watchable, especially for his parents, Dave and Gail Weaver, who make the dreaded two-hour commute from their Simi Valley home down the clogged 405 freeway to Long Beach for every 49ers home game.
Weaver is eager to play pro ball, having gotten a taste of The Show the past two summers in extended visits to his brother in Detroit and New York.
But Weaver is clinging to his final months in the college game, trying — successfully, he says — to put thoughts of the draft and pro ball on hold.
www.usatoday.com /sports/college/baseball/2004-04-20-cover-weaver_x.htm   (1639 words)

 The My Hero Project - Dennis Weaver
In the 1970s, Weaver became concerned about nations' "addiction to fossil fuels." He and his wife, Gerry Stowell, bought the plans for an "earthship," a house constructed of recycled aluminum cans and rubber tires, which he and his wife built.
The Weavers' house or "Earthship" in Ridgway, Colorado.
Weaver has also been an outspoken advocate for the cultivation of Industrial Hemp, a crop that uses little water and whose fibers can be used to make building materials, fabrics, clean-burning diesel fuel, biodegradable plastics, oil, paint, and can also be used as a food source.
www.myhero.com /myhero/hero.asp?hero=d_weaver   (1077 words)

 weaver red ant (oecophylla smaragdina): info fact sheet, photos
Weaver Ants eat any small creatures that they can find, but they are particularly attracted to nectar.
The weaver ants do not have a stinger, but inflict a painful bite which is aggravated by irritating chemicals secreted from their abdomen.
A Weaver Ants' nest is introduced into the orchard, and the ants encouraged to colonise all the trees by placing bamboo strips among the trees as "ant bridges".
www.naturia.per.sg /buloh/inverts/weaver_ants.htm   (783 words)

 Col. Mike Weaver for U.S. Congress
Weaver was chosen for this program by the DCCC because of his proven track record of leadership, as well his commitment to bring change to Washington.
Clark visited Elizabethtown and Owensboro to campaign for state Rep. Mike Weaver, a retired Army colonel who is running for Congress in the 2nd District.
Weaver faces James Rice, a factory worker from Campbellsville, in the May Democratic primary.
www.weaver2006.org   (605 words)

 Weaver   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
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 Weaver Family
Weaver had a long career as a bookkeeper, first for the American National Bank and later for the First National Bank in Denver.
Weaver walked from their home to the railroad station and commuted daily on the "Uncle Sam" train from Littleton to his work in Denver.
Weaver was treasurer of the Arapahoe County Fair Association when its fairs were held north of Bowles and west of the Platte River and served a term on the Littleton school board.
www.littletongov.org /history/biographies/weaver.asp   (953 words)

 Randy Weaver - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Weavers were deeply religious and had a difficult time finding a denomination which matched their views; hence they often moved around from Evangelical, Presbyterian, and Baptist churches.
As Weaver waited for deployment to Vietnam, Vicki Jordison was finishing her college studies, earning a two-year degree in business and obtained a job at the United Way.
Randy Weaver was initially arrested by BATF agents on charges relating to posession of an illegally shortened shotgun in January 1991.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Randy_Weaver   (1710 words)

 No. 21 - Richard Weaver: Ideas Have Consequences   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Weaver was born in western North Carolina in 1910.
Weaver's argument is in classical deductive mode --- not in analogy.The approach takes on a Sinatra-like glissando -- a deduction beginning with a priori considerations that somehow slide downward, but not straight down.
Weaver was one of the very first conservative educators to take on John Dewey's experimentalist nonsense.
www.intellectualconservative.com /article3020.html   (1672 words)

 Weaver Fever
Weaver pitched four innings against the Phillies, allowed 3 runs on four hits.
Also, Weaver and the rest of the Yankees starting pitchers (minus David Wells) toke part in a photo shoot for what will probably be the cover of the baseball preview issue of Sports Illustrated.
The July 21st game which Weaver started against the Red Sox (the one where he gave up 5 homeruns) will premeire tonight at 7 and be on again this week on Thursday at 9 am and Sunday at noon.
www.geocities.com /weaverfever18/oldnews.html   (1350 words)

 About Etheric Weavers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Use it as a Pendulum and the weaver will move in circular motions and stop as the energy flows between the body and the Chi, this is also known as a form of Qi Gong.
There is no technique or diagnostic focus in using the Eheric Weaver Tools, they work spontaneously in conjunction with the Chi of the Soul, and help to radiate the Light and Vitality of one's attunement with God.
The color of the Etheric Weaver resonates as a form of color healing, this has been found to be very vitalizing for the many different needs and qualities of healing that the different colors resonate with and brings into balance.
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 Actor Dennis Weaver dies at 81 - Celebrity News - MSNBC.com
But it was Sam McCloud that Weaver called “the most satisfying role of my career.” The show, which ran from 1970 to 1977, featured him as a New Mexico lawman cast on the streets of New York City with a horse, a sheepskin coat and a folksy manner that belied his shrewd crime-solving talent.
Off-screen, Weaver served as president of the Screen Actors Guild and was a vegetarian and activist for environmental and charitable causes.
Weaver is survived by his wife; sons Rick, Robby and Rusty; and three grandchildren.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/11591829   (843 words)

 Weaver Optics
William Ralph Weaver was born in 1905 and established the W.R. Weaver Co. in a small shop in Newport, Kentucky, in 1930.
With two workers and a truck packed with equipment, Bill Weaver moved to a larger facility in El Paso, Texas, in 1933 and began his quest to produce riflescopes made entirely in the U.S. Weaver would eventually expand until it employed some 600 workers at its height in the 1960s.
Through the years Weaver scopes have evolved and progressed to meet the needs of hunters, competition shooters, and the military.
www.shootingtimes.com /optics/weaverop_013006   (667 words)

 Reborn Weaver ready for Mets
A playoff road start is something few could have predicted for Weaver, a once-projected star pitcher who earlier this season was tossed on baseball's scrap heap after losing his job to his younger brother.
Weaver's record was an abysmal 3-10 with a 6.29 earned-run average when he was traded.
Glavine, like Weaver, was impressive in his last playoff start, scattering four hits over six scoreless innings in a win over the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NLDS.
www.cbc.ca /sports/story/2006/10/11/weaver-cardinals.html   (1460 words)

There was a weaver in nearby York County in the 18th century, and many plantations had their own weavers.
Dyeing was often done on plantations, using different colors of clothing to identify slaves from the same plantation – colorful and expressive folk art came from this practice as slaves used the rich colors to express individuality.
The giant linen sails of the windmill were made by the weaver, as was the dimity bed furniture used on the bed in the Peyton Randolph House.
www.history.org /Almanack/life/trades/tradewea.cfm   (799 words)

 Will Weaver
Weaver's story "Dispersal" was voted by the Library of Congress as one of the top ten stories of 1985.
Weaver's debut novel, Red Earth, White Earth, was published in 1986 by Simon & Schuster, and was produced as a CBS television movie in 1989.
Weaver lives in northern Minnesota, a region he writes from and loves.
www.intraart.com /willweaver   (382 words)

 Weaver, Alabama - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Weaver is a city in Calhoun County, Alabama, United States.
Area churches, the police station and Weaver City Park are all within walking distance of main street, as is the post office and local youth softball/baseball complex.
Weaver is known for its love of area sports and for friendly locals.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Weaver,_Alabama   (467 words)

 NEA: Officer Biographies
Reg Weaver is serving his second term as president of the 3.2 million-member National Education Association (NEA) – the nation’s largest professional employee organization.
As a middle school science teacher and 30-year classroom veteran, Weaver has been a lifelong advocate for quality public schools.  He served as president of his local in Harvey, Ill., president of the NEA affiliate in Illinois, and now leads one of the most influential education organizations in the nation.
Weaver earned his bachelor of science degree in special education for the physically challenged at Illinois State University.  He received a master's degree from Roosevelt University in Chicago.
www.nea.org /presscenter/neabios.html   (2465 words)

 Ben Weaver   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Ben Weaver tour dates announced with HEM in February.
Ben Weaver and "Stories Under Nails" will be one of the artists and albums featured in Bill's segment.
Ben Weaver will be on tour thoughout June and July with The Waifs supporting the album "Stories Under Nails" in the US.
www.benweaver.net   (224 words)

 Weaver Arms
Clement Weaver was of Welsh heritage, of which an ancestor in his paternal line married, in the late 1200s, a daughter surnamed Wever, of a family long seated in Cheshire.
Clement Weaver was born about 1585 to 1590, as he died about 1683, "near 100 years old." He came to New England between 1630 and 1640; settled at first in Boston, later removed to Weymouth, as in 1643 he owned property there an lived next door to his brother-in-law Thomas Holbrook.
Clement Weaver, born in Glastonbury before 11 December 1625, on which date he is mentioned in the will of his grandfather William Holbrook.
pages.prodigy.net /reed_wurts/heraldry/weaver.htm   (587 words)

 USATODAY.com - Dennis Weaver: Best of the West   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The lanky, Missouri-born Weaver, who died Friday of cancer at age 81, was introduced to us in the most popular Western of all time, Gunsmoke, which still airs on TV Land.
Weaver had star parts in such series as Kentucky Jones, Stone, Buck James, Emerald Point and the best remembered of the secondary group, Gentle Ben.
Weaver is survived by three children, three grandchildren and his wife, Gerry, whom he married in 1945.
www.usatoday.com /life/people/2006-02-27-weaver-obit_x.htm   (357 words)

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