By Albert O. Little
Arthur Rickerby's illustrious profession was once spent shooting rankings of the nation's major ancient occasions on movie, from the japanese signing of the Articles of give up aboard the USS Missouri in 1945, finishing international conflict II, to well-known activities photographs reminiscent of Don Larsen throwing the ultimate pitch of baseball's merely global sequence ideal online game for the recent York Yankees in 1956.
Today few humans recognize of Arthur Rickerby, the recent York born and bred photographer. Arthur Rickerby's long island urban not just reintroduces the world-class photojournalist and will pay tribute to his awesome paintings, however it additionally positive factors infrequent and formerly unseen big apple pictures that completely trap the long-lasting Rickerby contact.
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Fitful attempts to initiate petitions continued to appear, but all fal tered from public lethargy. , February 5, 1914. , June 11, 1911. - 59 - - BORN SOBER CRUCE AND WILLIAMS INHERIT A MOVEMENT and all their predecessors, the association condemned pro hibition hypocrisy and argued the economics of a liquor traffic. 28 Some wets, however, not yet recuperated from the trouncing a year earlier, discouraged another vote on the issue. 29 Others, however, considered political and social tranquility impossible until the dry dynasty was displaced.
Laws statewide in their application should be statewide in their enforcement, and what is prohibited by state laws in Muskogee County should be prohibited in Oklahoma County and in every other county. In order that the Governor's authority may be defined and that his requests may be observed by local officials, [the] Legislature should give him the power to remove summarily from office any local official whose duty it is to enforce the 1 9 1 1 , and Vinita Weekly Chieftain, January 6, 1 9 1 1 .
1909, 64-65. Senate Journal, 1909, 307-308. - 45 - BORN SOBER HASKELL EXPERIENCES ENFORCEMENT WOES of state, William Cross, he refused to honor it, claiming that the measure was unconstitutional. Governor Haskell supported Cross in his action. He de clared that the initiative process was not intended for the introduction of unconstitutional measures. Moreover, he maintained that the prohibition question had been settled for twenty-one years by the enabling act and by the constitu tion. Temporarily occupying the role of judge, the executive declared that a vote on the issue would be null and void.