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Trophy home sale price revealed: $7m for Clayfield masterpiece

first_imgThe house retains original period features such as leadlight windows and pressed metal ceilings.TOP 10 BRISBANE RESIDENTIAL SALES OF 20181. 110 Virginia Ave, Hawthorne $11.128m2. 27 Sutherland Ave, Ascot $11m3. 33 Moray St, New Farm $11.3m4. 33 Maxwell St, New Farm $8.5m5. 150 Adelaide Street East, Clayfield $7m 6. 30 Windermere Rd, Hamilton $5.95m7. 17 Ningana St, Fig Tree Pocket $5.1m8. Welwyn Cres, Coorparoo $5.025m9. 127 Laurel Ave, Chelmer $5m10. 32 Teneriffe Dr, Teneriffe $4.405m(Source: CoreLogic) One of the six bedrooms in the home at 150 Adelaide Street East, Clayfield.Ray White New Farm agents Christine Rudolph and Matt Lancashire negotiated the sale of the property, which eclipses the previous record for Clayfield of $6.75 million, achieved in 2017 for a property at 108 Oriel Road.It is also the fifth highest residential sale in Brisbane this year according to CoreLogic records, with the biggest sale belonging to a property at 110 Virginia Ave, Hawthorne. The home at 150 Adelaide Street East is on a huge 3300 sqm of land.Daughter Zilla Lyons told The Courier-Mail her parents bought the house in the late 1950s, attracted by its size.“They also needed space for their growing family (the first seven of their eight children were born in nine years) and accommodating all those children necessitated some practical modifications to the original layout,’’ she said. The entry to the home at 150 Adelaide Street East, Clayfield.Other features include ornate plaster and pressed metal ceilings, timber walls and leadlight windows.There are two championship sized tennis courts and a swimming pool. This home at 150 Adelaide Street East, Clayfield, has sold for $7m.A LANDMARK federation home has smashed the price record for one of Brisbane’s most exclusive suburbs and notched up one of the biggest residential sales of 2018.The magnificent property had been the home of the late Sir Edward and Lady Dorothy Williams and their eight children who grew up playing within its massive 3317 sqm grounds.center_img Clonlara at 150 Adelaide Street East, Clayfield, has sold for $7m.But now the century-old home, named Clonlara, will begin a new chapter, after selling for the first time in six decades for the princely sum of $7 million.The Queenslander was home to the late Sir Edward and Lady Dorothy Williams for 60 years. The property comes with two championship-sized tennis courts.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus16 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market16 hours agoSir Edward Williams was a respected Queensland legal identity, a former Queenslander of the Year, Australian of the Year, Father of the Year, Chairman of the Commonwealth Games in 1982 and Commissioner General of Expo 88.Many of the six-bedroom home’s original period features have been preserved including the grand entry foyer which leads to formal dining and lounge rooms. The formal dining room inside the house at 150 Adelaide Street East.This included turning what was originally a billiard room into a “glamorous girls’ dormitory’’ and enclosing a back veranda to provide a large sunroom during winter.She said a little house near the tennis courts was built as a wonderful Christmas present for the girls, which they treated like a large dolls’ house. last_img read more

Coats: ISIL Actions Barbaric, Deserving Of Worldwide Outrage

first_imgJames FoleyINDIANAPOLIS – Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.), a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, issued the following statement regarding the murder of James Foley, an American journalist killed by Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants in Syria:“As the details of this tragedy unfold, my thoughts and prayers are with the family of James Foley. If the civilized world had yet to fully recognize the barbaric nature of ISIL, this incident should open the eyes of the entire international community. There must be worldwide outrage at ISIL’s actions and how innocent civilians are being attacked, tortured and murdered by this so-called caliphate.“ISIL’s actions are a gross perversion of the Islamic faith, and it is time for the millions of Muslims who believe and adhere to the Quran and value human life to respond. Political, religious and other leaders must speak up publicly in opposition to ISIL. They must take a stand and show that they will not tolerate this blatant distortion of their beliefs.“It also is time for the United States, Europe and other nations to recognize that the civilized world is dealing with nothing short of barbarism that cannot be resolved through inaction or diplomacy.last_img read more

Lady Cards Battle Lady Panthers

first_imgThe 5th Grade Lady Cardinals played their last home game of the season against St. Lawrence on Monday Night.  It was an intense game to the very last second, but the Cardinals fell short and lost with a score of 12-11, bringing the team to 3-6 on the season. Jaelyn Owens, Bridget Lohmueller, and Karsyn Watson continued with great on the ball defense. Watson also scored 2 points. Isabel Imel and Katelyn Rahe wowed the coaches with their aggressiveness on the floor fighting for the ball and Rahe nabbed a crucial loose ball at the end of the game. Meg Ritter took some great open shots and Cora Roth passed the ball well, finding the open person. Paige Watters had some awesome offensive rebounds that led to her scoring 4 points. Rachel Suttmann played an all around great game, she lead the team in scoring with 5 points and several steals. The Cardinals play their last game on Thursday at St. Nicholas. Courtesy of Cardinals Coach Anne Suttmann.The 6th Grade Lady Cardinals lost Monday night to visiting St. Lawrence 12 to 6. Kenzie Maple has 4 points and Lucy Abplanalp 2. Emily Schebler , Maria Voegele and Ainsley Sipples led the defense. Thanks to Meg Ritter, Cora Roth and Karsyn Watson for playing up tonight. Courtesy of Cardinals Coach Dan Abplanalp.last_img read more

Rachel Rebecca (Graham) Ross, 104

first_imgRachel Rebecca Graham Ross went to be with Jesus at the age of 104 on December 16, 2019, in Greensburg, Indiana. She passed away peacefully surrounded by her family. She was a resident of Decatur County for nearly 70 years with 61 of those years in Greensburg. She was a lifelong member of the Moravian Church in Hope.Rachel was born November 29, 1915, in Hope to Clarence and Lela Schaefer Graham. Lela died five weeks after Rachel’s birth. Rachel was raised by her maternal grandparents. She had one older sister, Louise Graham Herron.She was a 1933 graduate of Hope High School. She lived through the Great Depression, losing her life savings she had put away for college. Her first job was working in a canning factory peeling tomatoes. She was a newspaper reporter for the Columbus paper going door to door around the square in Hope asking shopkeepers for news.When she was 26, she fell in love with Lewis Ross, whom she met in Hope. Lewis was drafted into the army before World War II. While he was stationed in New Jersey, ready to be deployed to Iceland, he asked his Captain for a 5-day pass to go back to Indiana to get married. Lewis and Rachel were married on April 21, 1942. The next day Lewis got back on the train to New Jersey to be deployed. During the war, Rachel worked on an assembly line making radios at Arvin’s in Columbus.Their son, William, was born in 1947. In 1950, they moved to rural Decatur County to farm. In 1958, they relocated to Greensburg. Rachel worked for 21 years at the Decatur County Hospital in Medical Records before retiring. Rachel was a former Sunday School Teacher and was very active in the Young Peoples Meetings. She was an election volunteer for many years. Rachel was a past Matron of the Lois Chapter of Eastern Star, Associate Member of Kappa Kappa Sigma Phi in Hope, member of Farm Bureau, and 4-H Leader.Rachel had fond memories of her grandchildren’s overnight stays and going to Christmas Eve services together every year. She always enjoyed the time spent together on Memorial Day and Ross Family gatherings every Thanksgiving. She enjoyed her many visits with family and friends.She loved life. She loved people. She always found something to be thankful for and was full of joy.She was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years on February 10, 1994.Survivors include her son William (Bill); daughter-in-law Dianna; three grandchildren, Kelli, Angie (Gray), and John; her nephew Archie Bill (Herron); many cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends.She was preceded in death by her parents, her sister, many sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, three half brothers, and her grandson-in-law William Gray.Services will be conducted at the Moravian Church at 202 Main Street, Hope, Indiana 47246. The visitation will be from 2-4 on Sunday, December 22nd with the funeral service following at 4. Burial will be at the Moravian Church cemetery at 11 on Monday, December 23rd.Rachel desired that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to the Perpetual Fund of the Moravian Church and Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.  Online condolences can be made to the family at www.gilliland-howe.com.last_img read more

English Premier League players won’t be fit until late June, club manager says

first_imgRelatedPosts COVID-19: NCAA to revoke erring airlines licence over non-compliance FRSC to Schools: We’ll arrest, prosecute drivers who flout COVID-19 rules Sanwo-Olu: We’re committed to fulfilling promises to Lagosians Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce has warned that players would not be ready for competitive action until the end of June as the English Premier League looks to restart its season.The league has been suspended since mid-March as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. But its plans to resume next month received a boost when the UK Government last week said it was “opening the door” for the sport to return.Another meeting is planned for Monday to discuss safety measures needed for “Project Restart” to happen and Bruce said players need at least six weeks to get back in shape.“You have to remember that they have had eight weeks off and that is probably the longest break some of these players have had in their careers,” Bruce said.“If we were doing pre-season, we would have six weeks and probably have six friendly games to get them ready for the first league match.“We need enough preparation time to get these players into shape or they are just going to fall down like a pack of cards. “Most of the managers have the same concerns… I don’t see how we can play games until the back end of June.”Watford manager Nigel Pearson has already warned that players’ lives could be in danger if the Premier League returns too soon.Newcastle United defender Danny Rose also expressed concerns, saying players’ health was more important than restarting the season.“I’ve spoken to him (Rose) and he’s coming back as well,” Bruce said. “I don’t think there is a footballer out there who has done more for the NHS throughout this than Danny.“If a player refuses to come in or play, I have sympathy for that and will understand it. You have to respect everybody’s personal views on it.” Reuters/NAN.Tags: COVID-19Newcastle UnitedProject RestartSteve Brucelast_img read more

BetShah brings player-led approach to new sportsbook

first_imgShare StumbleUpon Submit Stoiximan and Betano to provide DFS platform from Scout Gaming May 22, 2018 Related Articles AffiliateINSIDER supports BetShah affiliate programme launch August 13, 2019 Share PAOK FC sponsors two signed shirts at BiG Sports Dinner auction September 27, 2016 BetShah believes it has created an online environment where players can find the widest variety of markets, ease of navigation, instant payments and ‘second to none’ customer support.The team at BetShah, a new sportsbook and casino operator which sponsored this year’s Betting on Football conference, includes former PAOK FC pair Ilias Petrogiannis and Jotis Panagiotas.The duo are joined by Project Manager Ioannes Lagos, who has held senior industry roles with the likes of Favbet and Novibet.“Our aspiration is to become the No 1 Sportsbook in Gaming and Mobile Gaming,” said Lagos. “At BetShah, we are not just experienced professionals under one roof, but also players ourselves, who eat, breath and sleep sports and betting.“We have created an online environment which players can understand and appreciate. The widest variety of markets and live betting, ease of navigation, instant payments, and second to none support are what we always wanted – and could seldom find – as players. We are now offering this to our players.” Lagos explained: “Our goal is to obtain licenses in as many countries as possible and then target these, and only these markets.”last_img read more

Pinelope a firm banker

first_imgTomorrow’s well-supported 11-race programme at Caymanas Park offers a Pick-9 carryover of $1.4 million despite no major upsets last Saturday.The Pick-9 will be conducted from race three to 11 the first Super-6 from race one to six, the late Super-6 from race six to 11.We look at the first Super-6 with a guaranteed minimum of $750,000, this for native-bred three-year-olds and up over 1400 metres, to be contested by seven starters.Included in the line-up are three useful three-year-olds – ZUGULU, JAMAI RAJA and CRUISING MOTION, who has won twice for champion trainer Wayne DaCosta since the start of the season.ZUGULU has not lived up to early expectations in recent months and could only manage fifth to SHINING LIGHT over 1100 metres last Saturday. However, he looks the obvious leader, and given this milder pace, will have to be caught. I believe the four-year-old colts SILVER CLOUD and ORIGINAL TRAIN have the ability to overhaul ZUGULU over this trip, especially the DaCosta-trained grey colt SILVER CLOUD, who has won two of his last races here in good company and only needs a clean break to rebound with Robert Halledeen aboard.SMART TRAIN, to be ridden by champion jockey Shane Ellis for trainer Morris Powell, is not the most reliable of horses, but pitted against 11 moderate rivals in the second race over 1400 metres for maiden five-year-olds and up, should finally deliver.The five-year-old mare, who failed by a neck to catch OMEGA over 1500 metres on November 21, reports well drawn on the outside and gets the nod over QUEEN OF THE TOWN, MY FAVOURITE DANCER, and DEPUTY HEADGIRL, all fit animals.Race number three, division one of the Eight Thirty Sprint three-year-old Maiden Special over the straight, this marking the start of the three-year-old campaign leading up to the classics, has attracted two well-advanced fillies in PINELOPE (Ellis up) and DANCING QUEEN, with Ian Spence riding for 14-time champion trainer Philip Feanny.Both have looked sharp in recent exercise gallops over the straight, but preference is for the Dwight Chen-trained PINELOPE, a bay filly by Porto Santo out of Black Thatch, who has been more extensively prepared than DANCING QUEEN.tough-looking raceNext on the programme is a tough-looking $250,000-$210,00 claiming race over the straight to be contested by 13 mostly fit horses. Leading lights are recent winners ETERNAL JOY from the in-form stables of – Neive Graham, BATTLE SONG and FFIFTYONESTORM, as well as AUNT HILDA, CLEARLY OURS,WINESHA, and INFANTRY OFFICER.Given the competitive nature of this race, I would implore punters to use multiple choices. ETERNAL JOY could prove the fastest of all, and although not the best drawn, will have to be caught with only 53.0kg. Preference, however, is for FIFTYONESTORM (Jevanne Erwin up), who beat a good field over the course last Boxing Day and has shown good speed in his races.The last two races in the first Super-6 should be won by POISON GAS (Omar Walker up), who showed promise on her recent debut behind GLOBAL and NO COINCIDENCE (regaining form).FIRST SUPER-6 FANCIES(1) SILVER CLOUD/ORIGINAL TRAIN(2) SMART TRAIN/MY FAVOURITE DANCER(3) PINELOPE(4) FIFTYONESTORM/ETERNAL JOY(5) POISON GAS/DUTCHESS URIEL(6) NO COINCIDENCE/CLASSICAL TRAINlast_img read more

The great fall of APNU/AFC coalition Govt

first_imgDear Editor,The great fall of this coalition Government can be likened to the Humpty Dumpty’s fall: “…All the King’s horses and all the King’s men couldn’t put Humpty together again”. Or, in the case of the coalition, not all the trickeries, deceit, false promises and constitutional violations can put it together again!Since the unilateral and legally flawed appointment of Mr Patterson as the GECOM’s Chairman by Granger and his coalition advisors in October 2017, it became crystal clear that the coalition’s ambition is to stay in power at any and all costs, blatantly disregarding the rule of law and the Constitution by setting the necessary foundation for its trademark rigging. This became more revealing after the successful passing of the historical No-Confidence Motion on December 21, 2018.The coalition had never expected that their term in office will be abruptly curtailed on that night, as is evidenced by the premature bragging by Amna Ally to ‘bring it on’ before that fateful night, which brought the curtains down on the most corrupted Government ever. Hence, there was no haste to install the remaining rigging machinery. They had assumed that it will be until late 2020. Moreover, they never expected that the NCM would be successful. They thought that Jagdeo was bluffing! Well, they have since realised that this man does not indulge in idle pastimes.This lustful intention to remain in power indefinitely became more revealing after the NCM, having accepted defeat the very day they then came up with ‘Hughes absolute 34’ to start the delaying tactics even though they knew that given our Constitution, 33 is the majority once all the members of the National Assembly are present and voted. Time is of essence to survive and they began fabricating a plethora of nonsensical and spurious legal challenges to buy that time. They wasted taxpayers’ dollars they ripped off with their inconsequential journey from the High Court to the Appeal Court and thence to the CCJ for the final resting place. The coalition thoroughly embarrassed itself internationally and became a laughing stock to the world after the CCJ passed a comprehensive judgement upholding the validity of the NCM, the vote of Charrandas Persaud, and invalidated the unilateral appointment of Patterson. The CCJ rejected each and every argument put forward by the coalition. It was a unanimous decision which should have created no further doubt and ambiguity in the minds of the coalition actors and brought acceptance. Unfortunately, they continued their deliberate obfuscation of the simple facts in their quest to remain in power.In the meantime, the coalition had activated their Plan B. Realising that the CCJ’s decisions would not be in their favour, they began a protest against themselves to agitate for House-to-House voter’s registration. Even though GECOM’s legal officer advised against such a move and accepted the validity of the current Official List of Electors, which can be refreshed by claims and objections. It must be noted that just before Patterson resigned, he did follow the coalition’s instructions and initiated the House-to-House registration as its final delay tactic. He ensured that the coalition got value for money spent on him.But they now have another ploy at hand! Even though the CCJ’s consequential orders made it clear that general elections must be held within 3 months and should have been held since March 21, 2019, the coalition is once again bent on frustrating the appointment of a new GECOM’s Chairman. This is in clear breach of giving legal effect to Article 106 of the Constitution, since GECOM and the coalition must ensure elections within 90 days. The CCJ does not have to set an election date, the CCJ made it clear that Cabinet must resign and elections held within 3 months, while the now relegated ‘caretaker’ or ‘interim’ Government must facilitate this. It is nonsensical to now say that the CCJ has not set a date since it has upheld the Constitutional requirement of 90 days within which election should and must be held.The CCJ had also made it clear that GECOM should always be in a state of readiness should it be necessary and the continuous registration cycles placed GECOM in such a state of readiness.Therefore, enough obfuscation by this ‘caretaker Government’. The date for General and Regional Elections should be on or before September 21, 2019. Their Plan B can no longer be activated, rigging is now history in Guyana and the coalition’s Humpty cannot be restored!Yours sincerely,Haseef Yusuflast_img read more

Epscan and Highmark winners of combined soccer tourney this past weekend

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Men’s and Women’s Soccer League’s held a combined year-end tournament at the Kids Arena Fieldhouse last weekend.A total of 20 teams comprised of six men’s, six competitive women’s and eight recreational women’s teams competed in the event.In the Men’s League, Epscan claimed top spot as they defeated Hose Headquarters 5-2 in the finals. In the Women’s Recreational Division, Highmark got the better of Aftershock in penalty kicks 2-1 after being tied at twos after regulation time. Finally, in the Women’s Competitive Division, KBRD Mean Green and D&D were set to square off but because of injuries to players on both teams, they decided to not play the final.- Advertisement – Men's Soccer team Epscan. Photo submitted. Men’s Soccer team Epscan. Photo submitted. Women's Rec Soccer team Highmark. Photo submitted. Women’s Rec Soccer team Highmark. Photo submitted.last_img read more