John Christian Watson

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Watson, John Christian


Born Apr. 9, 1867, in Valparaiso, Chile; died Nov. 18, 1941, in Sydney. Australian state figure.

Watson was trained as a compositor. In the 1880’s he emigrated to Australia, where he became involved in the trade union and labor movement. From 1901 to 1907 he was leader of the Labour Party. From April to August 1904 he was prime minister of the first Labour government in the history of the world. In 1910, Watson retired from political life.

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New Ferry Rangers beat Victoria Colts 7-1 with Paul Leay (3), Chris Hughes (2), Terry New and Scott Connolly netting while Swan FC defeated Stanleys Tower 6-1 courtesy of goals from Chris Watson (2), Aaron Dillon, Mathew O'Shea, Chris Watson and an own goal.
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His lawyer Chris Watson said Barry wanted his bail conditions varied to be closer to his brother.
Chris Watson, Tees Valley manager for Groundwork North East which has teamed up with Tristar Homes to complete the work, said: "The chance of extending the project out into the wider community to involve local school children will be a very rewarding process and benefits the wider community.
Right: Beverley Shepherd, Guest Speaker; Chris Dinsdale, ChaplaincyPlus; Peter Coggan, Phoenix Beard; Chris Watson, St Philips Chambers; Clair Dinsdale, ChaplaincyPlus; Netta Spafford, City Lights.
Chris Watson was flung metres into the air and classmate Amy Sturdy was hit 'head on' and carried on his bonnet before he finally stopped and she fell to the ground.
The [salesman] who made the call to Mrs Mason has been dismissed, " said Zenith chief executive Chris Watson.
Bullets' captain Chris Watson played through the pain barrier after severely spraining an ankle in the 103-91 win at Thames Valley Tigers in midweek.
Business also has dropped a little bit at The Broiler in Northridge, but not enough to worry manager Chris Watson too much.
Please contact Chris Watson, KVH's corporate communications manager, via e-mail at cwatson@kvh.
A specially-prepared performance space in the Bluecoat will see Chris Watson explore Another Place and Crosby beach through a series of recordings he made at the waterfront earlier in the summer, followed by Matthew Herbert's presentation of his new musical composition based on those recordings.
Pictured, from left: Chris Watson, Paul Jackson, Gina Fielding (Forget Me Not Trust), Craig Nixon, Richard Jackson, Tracy Woods, Sandra Townsend and Nichole Porter (