February 20, 1985 |
The 29-year-old Marquis of Blandford, heir to a $43.6-million fortune, has been charged with burglary of a drugstore, Scotland Yard said today. The marquis, the son of the Duke of Marlborough, was accused of breaking into a drugstore at Pimlico Green in southwest London on Saturday, Scotland Yard said. He was released on bail and ordered to appear at Horseferry Road Magistrates Court on Feb. 26.
June 4, 1987 |
Andres Segovia, Marquis of Salobrena by royal decree and sovereign of the guitar by universal acclaim, has died at his home in Madrid, it was reported Wednesday. The ultimate virtuoso of his instrument was 94 when he died. He had been hospitalized with heart problems in New York last April during what proved to be his final tour. Dr.
May 10, 2008 |
Is Mercury headed for the junkyard? Speculation is mounting that Ford Motor Co., preoccupied with reviving its Ford and Lincoln brands, might decide to retire the Mercury nameplate rather than spend scarce resources trying to restore its former luster. Despite denials from Ford, the conjecture got a boost last week when Jerome York, a former auto executive and advisor to billionaire investor Kirk Kerkorian, said shedding the brand would be a smart move for the struggling automaker.
May 19, 2009 |
Jason Marquis outdueled Derek Lowe, and Dexter Fowler drove in one run and scored another in the Colorado Rockies' 5-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night. Marquis (5-3) scattered five hits and gave up one run in eight innings to end a two-start losing streak. He struck out three and walked three. Lowe (5-2) was trying to become the National League's first six-game winner. He gave up two runs, three hits and one walk in eight innings, losing for the first time in five starts.
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December 1, 1995
Father Clif Marquis' article, "Sorting Out Religion, Politics and History" (Commentary, Nov. 23), is an awe-inspiring, poignant, powerful statement (made the more forceful by Conrad's cartoon alongside) reminding us of the historical imperative to protect our vital church-and-state separation of powers. Those who seek to do otherwise sow the seeds of historical regression, which would destroy hard-won personal liberties in the name of "saving our souls"! SHELDON H. KARDENER Santa Monica As a fellow Catholic, it saddens me greatly that Marquis would stoop to such a mean-spirited attack on the religious right of this country.
August 1, 2012 |
This is the 21st post in a series focusing on this year's free-agent class. Player: Marquis Daniels Former team: Boston Celtics Type of free agent: Unrestricted Positives: The swingman helped Boston become a defensively disciplined team during his three-year tenure there. the giving up only .775 points per play (81st percentile, according to Synergy Sports Technology). Given Mike Brown's hope that the Lakers remain a fundamentally sound defensive team, Daniels would become the perfect fit. As a backup shooting guard, he could help relieve Kobe Bryant's responsibilities both in minutes played and on defensive assignments.