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Jones, Mother:

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1830–1930, American labor agitator, called Mother Jones,
b. Ireland. Interested in the labor movement for many years, she became active in it after the death of her husband and four children (1867) from yellow fever.
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Of all the participants in this unusual trial, only Mary Harris Jones is widely remembered.
The first world war brought about the change and in early 1919 some thirty-one years after her initial application Mary Harris Smith, who had her own London practice was accepted by the Institute as an Honorary Fellow.
Incumbent Michael Markey was trailing, along with challengers Jim Bruno, Chris Buckett, Joe Gibson and Mary Harris.
Eileen has been the only child at Loch Coire Primary - 17 miles from Kinbrace - for seven years and she formed a special bond with teacher Mary Harris, who must now leave too.
One example is Mary Harris Jones, who brought the evils of child labor to national attention in the 1800s.
Voice of the Town, a contemporary vocal group, will be performing at The Sage in Gateshead next week to raise money for the NSPCC through the Caoimhe Mary Harris Tribute Fund.
Green Hill's Pat Decaire was runner-up at 168 (85-83), followed by Mary Harris of Ellinwood, the 2010 champion, at 169 (81-88).
As part of the research for the book, Bridget and an old college friend, Mary Harris, re-traced three of the most commonly used drovers' trails into Morpeth, from Coldstream, Kelso and Jedburgh.
The work begins with a series of chapters presenting a narrative history of the subject followed by a collection of biographical essays on labor leaders such as Eugene Debbs, Samuel Gompers and Mary Harris "Mother" Jones as well as a collection of relevant primary source documents including trial transcripts and union position papers.
That score also helped his team of Pauline Close, Martyn Harris and Mary Harris - all from Merseyside - to the top team prize that included a four-ball golf voucher for a game at Carden Park.
The tower blocks are now a disgrace that blight our estates and the sooner they are pulled down, the better' Mary Harris outside her new home in North Solihull
161651, Kurt Oliver, Kingstanding' 161652, Daniel Murchington, Bromford' 161653, Callum Fisher, Northfield' 161654, Mary Harris, Sheldon' 161655, Caitlin Clancy, Erdington' 161656, Lotte Docker, A Olton' 161657, Tessa Bleazey' Birmingham' 161658, Victoria P Swanwick, Stirchley ' 161659, Amy Hemming, Kings Norton.