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Gladstone,

city (1990 pop. 26,243), Clay co., W Mo., a suburb surrounded by Kansas City; founded c.1878, inc. 1952. The city has diverse light industries.

Gladstone

William Ewart. 1809--98, British statesman. He became leader of the Liberal Party in 1867 and was four times prime minister (1868--74; 1880--85; 1886; 1892--94). In his first ministry he disestablished the Irish Church (1869) and introduced educational reform (1870) and the secret ballot (1872). He succeeded in carrying the Reform Act of 1884 but failed to gain support for a Home Rule Bill for Ireland, to which he devoted much of the latter part of his career
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It may be pointless to say 'If only Gladstone Was Here', but it is far from pointless to hope we can inculcate a new generation with his sense of political purpose, high calling and passionate belief that we must confront tyranny in all its forms.
Anticipated completion date for the project is spring/summer 2004, Gladstone said.
The health of Gladstone Harbour will be secured in a new partnership with the Newman Government that will improve planning, environmental and economic outcomes after years of Labor mismanagement.
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Now Gladstone has denied taking part in the attack and said he had lied to police afterwards about what happened only because he was scared of Robinson.
Fire breather Andreas Koutas; and, inset, Peggy Murphy and John Bowen raise a toast to the Isla Gladstone Conservatory Pictures: GARETH JONES/ grj120808islaglad-4&2
When Peel returned to power in 1841, he promoted Gladstone to vice president and then president of the Board of Trade, placing him in the Cabinet at the tender age of 33.
Not the least of the merits of Reading Gladstone is that it also tells us how Gladstone read.
Gladstone learned early on that construction work doesn't come without risks.
Gladstone said he hopes the Animation Bank will open in 2006, which, according to some historians, will be the 100th anniversary of animation, dating back to a piece called ``Humorous Phases of Funny Faces.
One day later, on schedule, the last of 750 pieces of cargo were uploaded at Gladstone.
These new proposals include combining Gladstone and Allensbank Primary on the Allensbank site and transferring pupils from Ysgol Mynydd Bychan in New Zealand Road to the Gladstone site.