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Paton

Alan (Stewart). 1903--88, South African writer, noted esp for his novel dealing with racism and apartheid in South Africa, Cry, the Beloved Country (1965)
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On July 29, 2014, Dr Paton Ker finally disclosed her actions to her educational supervisor after her exhusband repeated threats to refer her.
I want to continue working on skills, apprenticeships and like," Mr Paton said.
Jailing Paton for six months, Judge Thomas questioned why a disqualified driver had been given the use of a car.
Against all odds, Paton again took the majority of the flags in Wales' final match against the strong Scottish squad, who had a narrow win over Wales and an overall team event victory.
More serious allegations were to emerge after Paton and the band split in 1979.
Paton (44) struck out at an 18th century painting of writer Samuel Johnson by Sir Joshua Reynolds at the National Portrait Gallery, central London, causing pounds 10,000 of damage on August 8.
Alerted by the noise, security staff rushed to room 12 of the Gallery on Wednesday where they found a hammer embedded in the canvas and Paton standing nearby.
Paton tackles a subject that has been given short shrift by West Indian scholars, a surprising lacuna considering that punishment was such an important facet in the region's early history, dominated as it was by slavery and colonialism.
For example, Paton has seen a plunge in the number of endemic (native) bird species in areas where koalas have damaged trees.
Paton, 64, said he has been left feeling suicidal after his partner of 26 years, Raymond Cotter, walked out on him.
has tapped PR vet Chris Paton to head up its newly established international division.