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John L. Lewis

A 20th-century American union organizer. He served as president of the United Mine Workers of America and was instrumental in founding the Congress of Industrial Organizations. He fought for higher wages for coal workers and other industrial employees in the United States. He lived from 1880 to 1969.
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The City team made a positive start with an overall 19-3 lead at six ends after Roger Moore, Richard Lewis, John Simmons and Steve Taylor had got off to a flyer with six winning ends of 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 5 to lead 11-0 against D Wheeler and partners, and Greg Sampson, Geoff Roberts, Bill Blakemore and Ernie Over had won four of their first six ends with two trebles and two singles - against a two and single - to lead 8-3 against E Josh's rink.
* COMMUNITY SPIRIT: At the Shepley Bridge Marina clean up are Mirfield mayor Janet Hirst, front, with the cleaners from left Jack Carr, Andy Carr, Roger Johnson, Wendy Lewis, John Gulley, Cress Lewis, Clr John Nottingham, Claire McDonald and Patricia Lewis (PC061110Acleanup-01)Purchase: www.examiner.co.uk/buyaphoto 01484 430000 ext 7778
DR MEREDYDD EVANS, THE REVEREND GUTO PRYS AP GWYNFOR, ARCHBISHOP BARRY MORGAN, PROFESSOR PRYS MORGAN, ARCHDRUID T JAMES JONES, PROFESSOR RICHARD WYN JONES, EMYR LEWIS, GWION LEWIS, BETI GEORGE, JOHN ELFED JONES, THE REVEREND MEIRION EVANS, GILLIAN CLARKE, FATHER SEAMUS CUNNANE, SION EIRIAN, LLIO RHYDDERCH, RACHEL TREZISE, IWAN BALA, MARY LLOYD JONES, GERALLT LLOYD OWEN, GWYNETH LEWIS, JOHN OGWEN, IOLA GREGORY, PROFESSOR PEREDUR LYNCH, PROFESSOR JOHN ROWLANDS, IDRIS REYNOLDS, DR SIMON BROOKS, MAUREEN RHYS, NED THOMAS, PROFESSOR GERAINT H.
Speaking from his home on the Isle of Lewis, John, 60, said: "Her love was for people.
The 500ms print regatta on day two saw Llandaff's Russell Bailey, Dan Humphrey, Leon Lloyd, Paul Bradshaw, Huw Lewis, John McTeague, Martin Lunn, Neil Watts and cox Jack Evans take the Blue Riband eights event by a length from Bewdley.
In The Frame: Phil Taylor (pictured), Raymond van Barneveld, James Wade, Terry Jenkins, Peter Manley, Adrian Lewis, John Part, Wayne Mardle.
With the bunch being driven hard by Malcolm Lewis, John Cann (Barnesbury CC) and Colin Humphrey (Gosforth RC) the two leaders were pulled back within a lap.
Dow pointed out that within a five-year period, four Epsom-based trainers with "sizeable" strings - Geoff Lewis, John Sutcliffe, Reg Akehurst and John Benstead - handed in their licences, and that many of their owners stopped sending horses to the town.
Shirley Goodchild, Pam Hubble, Joanne Lawrence and Anita Johnson; Cynthia Hibbitt, Sylvia Stenson and Mary Lewis; Anthony Lewis, John Lewis and Adrian Taylor; Chris Lewis, Sir William Lawrence, Mary Lewis, Mark Lewis and John Lewis
Some beautiful sounds come from the pens of Geraint Lewis, John Metcalf, John Pickard and Grace Williams, and there is fine Boogie Woogie from Karl Jenkins.
Camera (color), Steve Cosens; editor, Vesta Slivanovic; music, Ron Sexsmith, Kurt Swinghammer; production designers, Rick Gilbert, Lea Carlson; set decorator, Jeff Tutt; costume designer, Sally Lee; casting, Jenny Lewis, John Buchan.
City's away side of Roger Moore, Richard Lewis, John Simmons and Steve Taylor lined up against former international Terry James and partners and after 11 ends Rushden were 12-7 ahead thanks mainly to an immaculate display of scoring and saving shots by the Rushden skip.