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"Populations of sea lampreys are now five to 10 per cent of what they were in the Great Lakes in the early 1950s," says Noakes. "There was a disaster under way. That's why the Great Lakes Fishery Commission came about." Karen Millen Outlet It been awhile since I posted any truly antique clogs on this blog. But when I saw this pair listed on Etsy recently, I knew I had to reserve a slot just for them. Wood soled shoes have long been valued for their ability to withstand water and mud and without deteriorating like leather shoes. Hence their popularity in Europe among both farm workers and factory workers in days gone by. Not surprisingly this same durability made wood clogs the footwear of choice for people who enjoyed puttering about in the muck and damp of their gardens. Just like their contemporary plastic brethren, these shoes would reside by the side door to be slipped on whenever one wanted to harvest a few vegetables or do a little weeding. The garden clogs below reveal a unique sole studded with nails to provide traction and prevent wear. And the sturdiness of the construction is clear from how well they held up in spite of their clearly rigorous use. Hooray for the lowly clog. A shoe that can weather the roughest of treatment and still come through ready to perform for another day. size of this pair is uncertain, but the insole measures 9". They are done in a heavy brown leather nailed onto a wooden sole. The wooden soles have metal plates aroung the edges. From what I have researched these date around the 1850 and were worn by children working in the mines and in the mills. The wooden soles and metal plates helped keep their feet from absorbing the moisture keeping them warmer. The front of the shoes fasten with a metal buckle. They measure 71/2" in length and are 21/4" across the ball of the foot. Toms Shoes Outlet HOLBROOK, Pa. in a name? For Terry Cole, it's one of the largest collections of an extremely rare specimen of automobiles in the country. "I just like the name," said Cole, 71. "I've always wanted one, but it took me forever to find one on the market." The Holbrook, Greene County, resident is speaking of his collection of classic cars made by the Cole Motor Co., an early automobile manufacturer that produced highquality vehicles from 1908 until it went out of business in 1925. Among them is a 1916 Cole Model 860, a sevenpassenger touring vehicle that was a premier status symbol during the early 20th century. The manufacturer made some important leaps in the development of the modern automobile. "This is a V8 engine," Cole said. "But it's 20 years before Henry (Ford) put a V8 in his car." In 1916, only Cole, Cadillac and Packard had internalcombustion engines with that kind of power. "You'd be surprised," Cole said. "Most people think Henry Ford made the first flathead engine. But he didn't. He just made it popular." Because Cole automobiles were never massproduced, few of the vehicles survive today. Most collectors interested in the time period focus on automakers like Ford or Cadillac. Cole estimated there are only about 60 Cole automobiles left, which meant he had quite a hard time finding his first classic car. After years of searching for one, Cole finally found his Model 860 in 2007 in a Advertisement Chanel Bags Outlet In France, the options for food shopping are somewhat more open than in the UK. Most towns still have a thriving market, there is an artisan culture providing many excellent, good value small shops, and most open early in the morning around 8am closing at 7pm. There is usually a twohour lunchbreak, since the French take their food very seriously indeed. Also, beware that different towns still have a tendency to be closed on different days often Monday or Thursday. 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While director Roland Emmerich (Independence Day) piles on outlandish scenarios, the chemistry of the lead actors mitigates the contrived setup and numbing explosions.Just after President James Sawyer (Jamie Foxx) announces his plan to pull American troops out of the Middle East, an insurrection plot is set in motion.After serving heroically in Afghanistan, John Cale (Channing Tatum) works as a police officer assigned to security for Speaker of the House Raphelson (Richard Jenkins). Cale is endearing thanks to his selfdeprecating humor, lowkey swagger and commitment to regain the love of his estranged 11yearold daughter, Emily (Joey King). It also helps that he braves a legion of guerrillas to singlehandedly protect the president, even after getting turned down for a spot in the Secret Service.To ensure that this $150 million movie makes a killing overseas, the terrorists are homegrown. A motley crew of Americans unaffiliated with any ideology other than wanting to blow stuff up takes over POTUS' stately home and wreaks havoc.Sawyer is overtly Obamaesque: He's an inspiring orator, a levelheaded leader and a devoted family man, and he is criticized for being too scholarly. He's even a former smoker.Foxx has just the right blend of dignity, smarts and affability to make us want to vote for him. Tatum is a consistently likable Everyman who proves his mettle la Bruce Willis in the Die Hard movies with less smirking.Maggie Gyllenhaal plays Carol Finnerty, a Secret Service official who rejects Cale as a job applicant, despite his warhero status, mostly because he got C's in college. Cue mass audience sympathy. Making him even more lovable, Cale has brought Emily along for a White House tour following his interview. That's why they're in the house, so to speak, when the rebels take over.All disbelief must be checked at the theater door. Emmerich's White House has less security than the tiniest airport pre9/11. A janitor is actually packing bombs, as are the alleged repairmen working in the president's private theater. A crowd watches a car chase with Cale and Sawyer in a presidential limo being shot at by rebels on the White House lawn.None of the actions taken by administration officials during the takeover make a lick of sense. So it's best to simply sit back and enjoy the camaraderie of Tatum and Foxx as they narrowly avert disaster.Who can resist a war hero willing to risk everything to protect his adorable daughter and his highminded president in one movie? It's popcorn patriotism at its finest.锘?Wicked' holds lottery for cheap tickets Karen Millen Dresses Depression: main contributor to mental health problems in Europe Toms Shoes Outlet A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this Earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. 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