Bickerdyke

Bickerdyke, Mary Ann

[bik′ərdīk]
(1817-1901), an American nurse who, after taking a short course in homeopathy, cared for the sick and wounded on battlefields during the U.S. Civil War. She insisted on cleanliness, good food, and the best of medical care for her patients. At night she searched the battlefield with a lantern for survivors.
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Bickerdyke, Lattimore and Madge (2001) put the figure at around $60 million based on an average entitlement loss of $7,200; they do claim, however, that business failure is very cyclical, with (for example) close to 60 thousand job losses attributed to business failure in 1991-92 (p.
ARIZONA -- Marie Bickerdyke, Gabriele Bland, Joe Cappadona, Arlene Golden, Wendy Hillman, Paul Nosie Jr.
Mother" Bickerdyke, for example, was a competent nurse who eventually became, at General Sherman's invitation, the only woman nurse at the military hospital at Chattanooga.
The three tries helped Mitchell share the men-of-the-match awards with scrum-half Joe Bickerdyke and second-row forward Jordan Colgan.
The billiards in this one saw Ron Bickerdyke defeat Richard Beckham, Ron making a 56 break, and Richard having runs of 56, 46 and 31.
Whitnash reached the final of the Challenge Cup with a 2-1 win against Bishops Itchington, Graham Bickerdyke maintaining his hot streak with the opener while Stuart Bonehill was in prime form between the posts.
Redcar Unionists beat Lune Street 4-2, with Barry Chapman impressing at billiards where he defeated Ron Bickerdyke, making a break of 43 in the process.
From Red House Museum: Helga Hughes , museum officer; attendant Colin Bickerdyke, Anita Smith, James Ward, Lyn Crosswell and Carole Beal.
The basement battle in Alliance One proved a real thriller, Graham Bickerdyke backing up Tim Cooper's hat-trick to supply the Stockton share of a 4-4 draw with Folly Lane Reserves, Nuneaton Griff & Coton (Alex Orton) and Coundon Court (S Bradley) stay level on points after their 1-1 stalemate, but Glen Stringer's goal gave Woodlands WMC a maximum return at Coventry Colliery and Kristian Hollowood swung Collycroft Sports' equally-tight win at Brooklands/Jaguar.
Lune Street also recorded a 4-2 win at Guisborough Cons as Ron Bickerdyke made a break of 47 at billiards to beat Colin Buckton by eight points.
Wesleyans were undaunted in facing 241 to win as openers Jim Bickerdyke and Will Binns put on 157, the latter making 50 (eight fours).
Steve Binns made a 31 break in winning his snooker frame for Lune Street while Gary Beckett beat Ron Bickerdyke by 10 points in an exciting game of billiards.