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2009-07-16 07:00:00

ALPHARETTA, Ga., July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. (NYSE: SWM) today announced the formalization of a supply agreement with British American Tobacco Australia Limited (BATA) for papers to produce Lower Ignition Propensity (LIP) cigarettes for the Australian market. The company is pleased to have formed a supply partnership with BATA. The multi-year supply agreement covers papers that utilize Schweitzer-Mauduit's Alginex(R) water-based technology, a...

2009-05-04 07:00:00

ALPHARETTA, Ga., May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. (NYSE: SWM) will issue a press release announcing the Company's first quarter 2009 results prior to the market opening on May 7, 2009. In conjunction with the earnings release, you are invited to listen to the Company's conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet. What: Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. First Quarter Earnings Release When: Thursday,...

2009-04-24 07:00:00

ALPHARETTA, Ga., April 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. (NYSE: SWM) held its annual meeting of stockholders on April 23, 2009. Stockholders re-elected two Class II Directors to three-year terms expiring in 2012: K.C. Caldabaugh, Principal, Heritage Capital Group, an investment banking firm, and William A. Finn, Chairman, Asten Johnson Holding Ltd., a holding company that has interests in paper machine clothing manufacturers. The Stockholders also...

2009-02-02 07:00:00

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. (NYSE: SWM) will issue a press release announcing the Company's fourth quarter 2008 results prior to the market opening on February 5, 2009. In conjunction with the earnings release, you are invited to listen to the Company's conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet. What: Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. Fourth Quarter Earnings Release When:...

2009-01-12 07:00:00

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc., (NYSE: SWM) today announced the establishment of the new position of Senior Corporate Vice-President -- Global LIP and the appointment of Mr. Dean M. McCaskill to this position reporting to Otto Herbst, Chief Operating Officer. In announcing the decision to establish this position, Frederic Villoutreix, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer commented, "As the demand for paper used...

2008-11-03 09:00:16

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. will issue a press release announcing the Company's third quarter 2008 results prior to the market opening on November 6, 2008. In conjunction with the earnings release, you are invited to listen to the Company's conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet. What: Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. Third Quarter Earnings Release When: Thursday, November 6,...

2008-09-20 12:00:41

By MATTHEW BROWN HELENA, Mont. - Republican Roy Brown has promised a more aggressive energy policy for Montana if elected governor - with expanded coal mining, a new power plant and fewer barriers to oil and gas exploration. Brown, a state senator from Billings, said this week that placing a large tract of state-owned coal in southeastern Montana up for bid would be among his first actions as governor. Brown said the Land Board has been seeking an appraisal of the Otter Creek coal...

2008-08-04 09:00:25

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. will issue a press release announcing the Company's second quarter 2008 results prior to the market opening on August 7, 2008. In conjunction with the earnings release, you are invited to listen to the Company's conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet. What: Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. Second Quarter Earnings Release When: Thursday, August 7, 2008 at...

2008-07-31 06:00:27

By Zoe Elizabeth Buck, The News & Observer, Raleigh, N.C. Jul. 31--A fossil researcher at a Washington state museum has triggered doubts about the discovery of Tyrannosaurus rex tissue by N.C. State paleontologist Mary Schweitzer. Three years ago, Schweitzer's team gained international headlines with the news they had uncovered the thigh bone of a 70 million-year-old dinosaur in Montana with what appeared to be blood vessels and maybe even whole cells embedded inside. The discovery...

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2008-06-06 13:25:00

Scientists who dig dinosaurs in Eastern Montana will now be able to chemically analyze fossils the same day they're excavated and before degrading begins.Paleontologists from Montana State University, North Carolina State University and the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences recently bought and renovated a mobile laboratory that Dan Redding of Rudyard drove to Eastern Montana for the summer.The lab is the first of its kind and a dream come true, said Mary Higby Schweitzer, a North...


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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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