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Davis,

city (1990 pop. 46,209), Yolo co., central Calif.; settled in the 1850s, inc. 1917. It is an education center with light industry; machinery, processed foods, and computer equipment are produced. The extensive Univ. of California at Davis, which has a major agricultural research center as well as schools of law, medicine, and engineering and the Mondavi performing arts center, is there. The National Primate Center and a university of Native American and Chicano cultures are also in Davis.

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a scientific station, a base of the Australian antarctic expedition. It is located on the southeastern shore of Prydz Bay (eastern Antarctica) on Vestfold Oasis (68° 31’ S lat., 77° 58’ E long.). Established in 1957; it was temporarily inactive from 1964 to 1969. The station is manned by four to ten people. Glaciological, aerometeorological, oceanographic, biological, and geological observations are conducted there. It was named in honor of J. K. Davis, captain of the expedition ship Aurora.

Davis

1. Sir Andrew (Frank). born 1944, British conductor; chief conductor of the BBC Symphony Orchestra (1989--2000) and of the Chicago Lyric Opera from 2000
2. Bette , real name Ruth Elizabeth Davis. 1908--89, US film actress, whose films include Of Human Bondage (1934), Jezebel (1938) for which she won an Oscar, All About Eve (1950), Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962), The Nanny (1965), and The Whales of August (1987)
3. Sir Colin (Rex). born 1927, English conductor, noted for his interpretation of the music of Berlioz
4. Jefferson. 1808--89, president of the Confederate States of America during the Civil War (1861--65)
5. Joe. 1901--78, English billiards and snooker player: world champion from 1927 to 1946
6. John. Also called: John Davys. ?1550--1605, English navigator: discovered the Falkland Islands (1592); searched for a Northwest Passage
7. Miles (Dewey). 1926--91, US jazz trumpeter and composer
8. Steve. born 1957, English snooker player: world champion 1981, 1983--84, 1987--89
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For the critique of Goffman on disability, see Fred Davis, "Deviance Disavowal: The Management of Strained Interaction by The Visibly Handicapped"; R.
1 -- 5 -- color) From left: Offensive tackle Sam Baker, defensive end Lawrence Jackson, defensive tackle Sedrick Ellis, linebacker Keith Rivers and tight end Fred Davis are all potential first-round picks Saturday.
And that's how close Fred Davis came to sinking a winning black and becoming a Red with the famous English club.
It also covers business visionaries like Fred Davis, Pitt Hyde, Thomas Boggs and Dave Ramsey and sponsors that include the National Civil Rights Museum, Vanderbilt University, Tennessee State University, Gatlinburg Convention and Visitors Bureau, Guardsmark, Inc.
Through 12 games, Gaffney has 46 catches for 665 yards, second in both categories to suspended tight end Fred Davis, and three touchdowns.
The winning Shelbourne squad (pictured left) was Fred Davis, Tony McCarthy, Ian Hill, Declan Geoghegan, Mick Neville, Paul Doolin, Bobby Browne, Stephen Geoghegan, Gary Howlett, Mark Rutherford and Richie Parsons.
Anthony McCoy and Rhett Ellison were both given plenty of chances during the opening spring practice as the Trojans attempt to replace Mackey Award winner Fred Davis.
Booty threw three touchdown passes - one to tight end Fred Davis and two to receiver Steve Smith - in the final 15:23 but had his game-tying two-point conversion pass with 7 seconds left in the game batted down by Jeff Van Orsow.
Since then he has spent five years at Shrewsbury as chief scout, setting up their scouting academy under the now-sacked Fred Davis.
John Pulman yesterday hailed 60s rival Fred Davis, who has died aged 84, as "the greatest match-player ever".
Just in time for the holiday season, Fred Davis, author and a founder of the Ziff-Davis computer publishing division, will reveal the facts and the hype behind the dizzying array of electronic gadgets and gizmos on the market today when he presents at SofTECH's General Meeting in San Rafael, CA on Wednesday, October 27.