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Collier's New Encyclopedia, Vol. 7 of 10 free pdf Excerpt from Collier's New Encyclopedia, Vol. 7 of 10: A Loose-Leaf and Self-Revising Reference Work Ochre, a combination of peroxide of iron with water- but the name is generally applied to clays colored with the oxides of iron obtained from the ferruginous mud separated from tin and copper ores- and it is also found in natural beds some feet thick. Ochres vary in color from a pale sandy yellow to a brownish red. Ochs, Abolph S., an American newspaper publisher, born in Cincinnati, O., 1858- educated in the public schools of Knoxville, Tenn., where, after finishing his schooling, he began his business career by selling newspapers. Later he apprenticed himself to a printer and became a compositor on a local newspaper. In 1878 he ventured into the newspaper publishing field himself, acquiring ownership of the Chattanooga "Times," of which he is still the proprietor. In 1896 he purchased the New York "Times." He was also a director of the Associated Press. Ochtman, Leonard, Artist. Born at Zonnemaire, Zeeland, Holland, 1854, he was brought by his family to the United States at the age of 12 to reside at Albany, N.Y. His first work was a draughtsman in an engraving office, after which he had a studio for a couple of years, developing his talent in landscapes. He studied also for a time at then. Y.Art Students League, later traveling in Europe. Since 1882 he has exhibited at the National Academy of Design and elsewhere, and won many awards, including two gold medals at St. Louis. His moonlight scenes such as "Night on the Miamee River" are among his best. Oclawaha ("crooked water"), a river of Florida, which after a very winding course of 275 miles flows into the St, John, about 25 miles S. of Palatka. Its banks are densely wooded, and the country so flat that the waters extend into the forest for a distance on either side. Ocmulgee, a river rising in the central part of Georgia, running in aS. S.E. direction, passing the town of Macon, and ultimately uniting with the Oconee to form the Altamaha river, length about 200 miles. Oconee, a river in Georgia, which rises in Hall co., and unites with the Ocmulgee to form the Altamaha at Colquitt- is navigable about 100 miles. O'connell, Daniel, called The Liberator of Ireland and The Great Agitator, an Irish patriot- born in County Kerry, Ireland, Aug.6, 1775.Educated at the Roman Catholic College of St. Omer, and the Irish seminary at Douay, a student of Lincoln's Inn, London, in 1794- was admitted to the bar in 1798- and speedily rose to a large and lucrative practice. In 1809, he became popularly known by his fervent advocacy of Catholic emancipation. In 1815, having in one of his diatribes stigmatized the corporation of Dublin as "beggarly," he was challenged by Alderman D'Esterre, and a hostile meeting took place in which the latter fell. He sat in the British House of Commons in 1828-1841, and became Lord Mayor of Dublin in 1841. The return of the Conservatives to power was the signal for renewed political agitation. Repeal of the Union was the object sought, and O'Connell headed the movement. A monster meeting to be held at Clontarf, Oct. 8, 1843, was estopped by the government, and O'Connell sentenced to pay a fine of $10,000, and to be imprisoned one year. This judgment was shortly after reversed by the House of Lords, The return of the Whigs to power in 1846, and O'Connells avowed adherence to that party, brought him into unpopularity and he retired from public life. He wrote "Memoirs of Ireland." He died in Genoa, Italy, May 15, 1847. Oconnell. Dennis Joseph. American ecclesiastic. He was born at Charleston, S. C, and was educated at St. Charles Seminary and St. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com

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Data Published : 27 September 2015
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