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[kwīr]
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Twenty-five sheets of paper, or one-twentieth of a 500-sheet ream.
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To help identify the kulaks, Quiring circulated excerpts from the Kharkiv memo (September 1929) to the village Soviets that clarified the Council of People's Commissars' definition of kulak farms.
Many of these were harsh, demanding and caustic, and played a role in causing some village soviet chairmen to quit their jobs, as is evident from this directive that Quiring, Wilms and Dyck circulated to the Khortitsa village Soviets in February 1930:
To ensure that village Soviets actually followed the instructions of the district soviet, Quiring routinely sent non-Mennonite members of the district body to village Soviets in areas where Mennonites predominated to crack the whip at those Mennonite chairmen whose village Soviets were dragging their heels in implementing Quiring's orders.
On February 9, 1930, Quiring and the Khortitsa district soviet issued another order to all village Soviets requesting detailed information on all experts in each village soviet: how much they had paid in taxes, why they were treated as experts, and what were the characteristics of their households.
This procedure began in January when Quiring and Wilms issued instructions to each village soviet to organize a commission of the village poor and local activists.
111) The district soviet, however, would not stand for any of this nonsense, and Quiring and comrade Andrusov (Khortitsa secretary of the district party committee) soon paid visits to these villages to help them see the error of their ways.
Quiring cites other authors on colonialism in the North, but definitions and analytical rigour are somewhat stretched among them also.
Quiring conflates the CCF and the Saskatchewan government.
1) ``Pinafore'' cast, from left, Guy Martin, April Ann Davis, John Winers and Deana Quiring and director Laura Hemenway.
3) Rehearsal includes performers, from left, John Winers, April Ann Davis, Guy Martin and Deana Quiring.
Quiring finally identified a protein that binds to DNA, a common feature of transcription factors.
John Quiring said, "We are pleased to announce Pat Gill as a member to our board because he has a depth of experience that will be valuable to our organization's direction.