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Crompton

1. Richmal, full name Richmal Crompton Lamburn. 1890--1969, British children's author, best known for her Just William stories
2. Samuel. 1753--1827, British inventor of the spinning mule (1779)
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The Honorable High Court of Judicature at Bombay has today, approved the Scheme of Demerger of the Consumer Products Business Unit of the Crompton Greaves Limited (CG) into CG's wholly owned subsidiary Crompton Greaves Consumer Electricals Limited (CGCEL).
Crompton later tried to avoid court by sending a fake hospital letter claiming she was suffering from cancer.
But thanks to some strong antibiotics, a transfer to Doernbecher Children's Hospital in Portland and Mikayla's natural fighting spirit, the surgery has been put off and she is on the road to recovery - "nothing short of a miracle," says her father, Larry Crompton, 50, a longtime sergeant with the Eugene Police Department.
y Mr Crompton r said: "Up until a fortnight ago therer were onlyl two w roosting sites knowno in Wales, a whichc is prettyr unusualn as this bat has been recordedr very widely.
A 12-second clip showed Mr Phipps driving away after receiving the fine, and missing Crompton by more than 2ft.
Crompton insisted he must have been hit during a twosecond gap in the footage.
He said: "We are trying to establish how Mr Crompton came by his injuries and are trying to piece together his movements in the hours leading up to when he was found lying on the road.
Yesterday Mr Crompton apologised for what he admitted were "inappropriate and insensitive" remarks about the 1989 disaster.
Crompton was jailed for five years yesterday after he admitted being involved in the supply of cocaine and amphetamine.
SKEM: McMahon, Duffy, Hard-wick, Akrigg, McNally (Mooney 89) Holland, Birchall (Kelly 74) Turner, McConville, Donnelly, Crompton.
2232 shares of Crompton stock for each share of Great Lakes common stock they hold.
These OBS (Organic Based Stabilizer) additives from Crompton Corp.