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Dewar

1. Donald. 1937--2000, Scottish Labour politician; secretary of state for Scotland (1997--99); first minister of Scotland (1999--2000)
2. Sir James. 1842--1923, Scottish chemist and physicist. He worked on the liquefaction of gases and the properties of matter at low temperature, invented the vacuum flask, and (with Sir Frederick Abel) was the first to prepare cordite
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A short time later, Mrs Clark returned to court with an appeal and the sheriff freed Dewar.
Elsewhere Dewar wrongly suggests that her arguments differ greatly from the scholarly consensus.
The court ordered Dewar to carry out 240 hours community punishment and repay the stolen cash with pounds 35 prosecution costs.
And he recalled how Mr Dewar would view the churchman's own Christianity with 'bemused tolerance' and gracious respect.
The Scotch Whisky Association partnership is part of a broad scope of sustainability initiatives by John Dewar & Sons, producers of DEWAR'S Blended Scotch whisky, WILLIAM LAWSON'S Blended Scotch whisky and the single malt brands of ABERFELDY, AULTMORE, CRAIGELLACHIE, THE DEVERON and ROYAL BRACKLA.
They are sure Dewar had no plans to quit frontline politics, even after surgery to repair a leaking heart valve, and he was determined to lead Labour into the 2003 election.
The court heard Dewar previously served a prison sentence for having a knife and he was convicted of assault late last year.
Adkins said he has no ill feelings toward Dewar, who he called a ``good choice'' for the board.
I don't remember Donald Dewar campaigning for lower charges for car-users or increased rights for foxes.
The Queen is to be represented at the service by the Prince of Wales, while the Lord Chancellor, Lord Irvine, is to cut short a visit to the United States to attend with his wife, Alison, who was previously married to Mr Dewar.
FIRST Minister Donald Dewar yesterday hit the road in a bid to rebuild the public's confidence in his administration.
Traditionally, distilleries are heavy users of fossil fuel -- and that's not good for the environment," says Iain Lochhead, Operations Director at John Dewar & Sons Ltd.