Battle of smith & locke concealed door closerSeveral days later Gano's superior, General Douglas H. Cooper, led a Confederate division several miles north to Fort Smith. Cooper's force consisted of Gano's brigade and General Stand Watie's brigade. Gano took position along the Indian Territory side of the Poteau River while Watie moved up from the south on the Arkansas side. General John M. Thayer commanded the town's defenses with three brigades. Watie's men made first contact with the 6th Kansas Cavalry of Colonel William R. Judson's Union brigade. Judson's men fell back from Fort No. 2 along the Texas Road, alerting the rest of the Union garrison of the Confederate arrival. Cooper's men began to shell the fort. Thayer responded by sending forward units from Colonel James M. Williams' brigade, including the 6th Kansas Colored Infantry and two howitzers from the 2nd Kansas Battery. The Union artillery proved superior and soon drove off the Confederate artillery and the supporting cavalry. Cooper ordered a withdrawal, leaving snipers behind to cover the retreat..------Smith & Hawken of smith & locke concealed door closerSmith & Hawken was a garden lifestyle brand that operated retail stores, direct mail and e-commerce in the United States. On July 10, 2009, it was announced that all Smith & Hawken stores would cease operation. Smith & Hawken stores were located in upscale retail locations in 22 states.Smith & Hawken was founded by Dave Smith and Paul Hawken in 1979, originally as a garden tool supplier. Their first retail store opened in 1982 in Mill Valley, California. Smith left the business in 1988. When Hawken retired in 1993, the company was acquired by a retail conglomerate, the CML Group, which sold it to DDJ Capital Management in 1999, after going bankrupt. The company was acquired by Scotts Miracle-Gro for $72 million in 2004. At the time of its closure, Smith & Hawken had approximately 700 employees in its stores and the Novato, California, headquarters.Scotts Miracle-Gro chairman and CEO, Jim Hagedorn, cited the continuing weak economy and "lack of scale" as the primary drivers behind Smith & Hawken's closure. According to Scotts' May 2009 quarterly report, Smith & Hawken net sales were down 22.4% for the first half of fiscal 2009.Smith & Hawken's founders were reportedly not upset to learn the company they founded 30 years earlier was closing. The San Jose Mercury News reported that Dave Smith and Paul Hawken were relieved by the announcement, stating that "Scotts couldn't have been a worse corporate owner." Smith said he asked friends not to shop there after Scotts purchased the company in 2004.On January 8, 2010, Target Corporation announced it acquired the Smith & Hawken brand.------Staniforth Smith of smith & locke concealed door closerMiles Staniforth Cater Smith, MBE (25 February 1869 14 January 1934) was an Australian politician. Born in Kingston, Victoria, he was educated at St Arnaud Grammar School and then the University of Melbourne before becoming an engineer.He moved to Western Australia in 1896, becoming a public servant. He was a councillor of the Municipality of Kalgoorlie and its mayor in 1900, and was a leading federalist. In 1901, he was elected to the Australian Senate as a Free Trade Senator for Western Australia, holding the seat until his retirement in 1906.He then became involved in Government Service in Papua, where in 1907 he was appointed Director of Agriculture and Mines. In 191011, he led an expedition into the interior, where he and his party were lost and feared dead for several weeks. Rescued with much publicity, he was hailed as an explorer and in 1923 awarded the Patron's Gold Medal of the Royal Geographical Society.During the First World War he served in the military from 1916 to 1918, for which he was awarded an MBE. On his return to Australia he briefly served as acting Administrator of the Northern Territory for 19191921, before resuming his involvement with Papua as Commissioner for Crown Lands, Mines and Agriculture. After retiring from government service in 1930, he took up farming at Boyup Brook in Western Australia, where he died in 1934.------Life of smith & locke concealed door closerHe was born in Newfoundland in 1870 (then a colony of Britain, from 1933 part of Canada). He was sent to Edinburgh in Scotland in 1887 to study Medicine and graduated MB ChB in 1891. After graduation he worked briefly in Crewe then moved to Gamlingay in Cambridgeshire. He received his doctorate (MD) in 1898.In 1903 he moved to Glasgow, living at 3 Northbank Terrace in the Kelvinside district. Here he was a surgeon at Glasgow's Ear Nose and Throat Hospital, also consulting to the Royal Hospital for Sick Children. Soon after arrival he founded the Scottish Otological and Laryngological SocietyHe was President of the Ruskin Society of Glasgow.In 1912 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. His proposers were Thomas Hastie Bryce, Arthur Logan Turner, Ralph Stockman and Robert Jardine.In 1922 he was living at 1 Lynedoch Crescent in north-west Glasgow.He died on 14 August 1928 whilst on holiday in Abersoch in North Wales------Axel Smith of smith & locke concealed door closerAxel Christian Smith (8 May 1744 20 June 1823) was a Norwegian priest and topographer.He was born in Stavanger as a son of merchant Anders (Andreas) Smith (17161772) and his wife Sophia Amalia Prahl (17041765). He was married twice; his two wives were sisters. He was a great-grandson of artist Anders Lauritzen Smith and an ancestor of Chief Justice Carsten Smith.He enrolled at the University of Copenhagen in 1761, and graduated with the cand.theol. degree in 1768. He returned to Norway and worked in Vinger and Elverum before being hired as a curate in Elverum and Trysil in 1773. During his time, there was a significant growth of forestry in Trysil, and the area became a parish of its own in 1780. He is also credited with bringing the potato to the district. In 1785 he penned the topographical-economical work Beskrivelse over Trysild Prstegjeld i Aggershuus Stift i Norge. Even in modern times this has been used as a historical source. It was printed in two parts in 1796 and 1798. By that time, however, Smith had become vicar in Elverum and dean of sterdalen deanery, in 1787. From 1795 to his death he was the vicar in yestad.------AllNight with Jason Smith of smith & locke concealed door closerAllNight with Jason Smith was a syndicated sports talk radio show on ESPN Radio, hosted by Jason Smith. The show was heard Sunday through Thursday from 10pm PT to 1am PT live from the studios of KSPN in Los Angeles, California, rather than the ESPN Headquarters in Bristol, Connecticut. Smith was named host of the show on September 19, 2005, after former host Todd Wright was fired after almost eight years on the show. It reached more than 500 ESPN affiliate markets across the United States and Canada.AllNight with Jason Smith was syndicated on WEEI Sports Radio Network.On September 14, 2011; Smith announced that he is leaving ESPN Radio. Rumors suggested he was leaving to take a job as a reporter on the MLB Network, which Smith refuted with the help of dramatic soundbites. His producer, Ali Bronson, also dispelled rumors about her taking over the show, or the show hiring former Green Bay Packers, New York Jets and Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre. On his last show, taking place on September 16, 2011 he announced that he would move to the NFL Network, and would start the following Sunday. Smith has since returned to radio, hosting a weeknight show for rival Fox Sports Radio.------Nicol Smith (writer) of smith & locke concealed door closerNicol Smith was an American writer who wrote of his travels during the 1930s and 1940s. His works include Burma Road: The Story of the World's Most Romantic Highway, Black Martinique...Red Guiana, Into Siam: Underground Kingdom, and Golden Doorway to Tibet.When Nicol Smith was 29 years old, he decided to attempt to drive the Burma road, but the Chinese government forbade it because they considered the road to be their primate military secret. He also chose to attempt this feat during the wet season when roads were nearly impassable. Nevertheless, he succeeded. His book, Burma Road: The Story of the World's Most Romantic Highway, tells of his travels from British Burma through the mountain wilderness of Yunnan in 1939.In the Spring of 1941, Nicol Smith traveled to Martinique and French Guiana. He was the only American writer permitted to visit those colonies in 1941. On April 5, 1942, The New York Times printed a short piece on the subject of Smith's book, Black Martinique...Red Guiana.In 1995, Sharon E. Karr wrote a biography of Nicol Smith's life titled Traveler of the Crossroads; The Life of Adventurer Nicol Smith.------George Paton Smith of smith & locke concealed door closerGeorge Paton Smith (1829 9 December 1877) was a politician and Attorney-General of Victoria.Smith was born at Berwick-on-Tweed, England, son of James Smith and Jessie ne Paton. In 1855 he emigrated to Victoria (Australia) and started as a draper in Sandhurst (now Bendigo). In 1858 he relinquished business, and took employment in Melbourne as a reporter on the Argus. The next year he became editor of the Leader, the weekly journal published in connection with the Melbourne Age; and of the latter paper was subsequently sub-editor and, for a short time, editor.Whilst engaged as a journalist, Smith was admitted to the Victorian Bar in September 1861, and in 1865 was elected to the Victorian Legislative Assembly for South Bourke as a Liberal and Protectionist. From July 1868 to September 1869 Smith was Attorney-General in the second James McCulloch Ministry, but at the General Election in January 1871 he did not seek re-election for South Bourke.On 17 May 1870 a disgruntled Irish-born previous employee at The Age, Gerald Supple, shot Smith in La Trobe Street, inflicting a wound to Smith's elbow and killing a bystander. In 1874, Smith was again returned unopposed, and sat till 1877, when the constituency was divided, and Smith was returned for the Boroondara portion. Smith died on 9 December 1877.------World War II of smith & locke concealed door closerAt the start America's entry into World War II, Smith created posters for the war effort.Subsequently, through his connection with the Associated American Artists, Smith was sponsored by Abbott Laboratories and hosted by the War Department to serve in battle as a combat artist. In 1943, Smith spent three months on aircraft carriers in the Caribbean and the Mediterranean, creating works on naval aviation operations. In 1944, he was sent to England to document the Medical Corps work there. He volunteered to stay beyond his tour in order to contribute to and witness for posterity the Normandy invasion. His paintings created on the battlefield are the only first-hand D-Day artworks in existence.Don't Let that Shadow Touch Them (1942) War Bonds Poster by Lawrence Beall Smith"The Man without a Gun" (1944, Normandy) - painting by Lawrence Beall Smith"Monsters at Omaha Beach" (1944, Normandy) - painting by Lawrence Beall Smith------Michael Smith (basketball, born 1972) of smith & locke concealed door closerMichael John Smith (born March 28, 1972) is an American retired professional basketball player. Nicknamed "The Animal", he played in seven seasons from 19942001 in the National Basketball Association (NBA).A 6'8" power forward from Providence College, Smith was selected by the Sacramento Kings in the second round of the 1994 NBA Draft. He would play for the Kings, Vancouver Grizzlies, and Washington Wizards, tallying 2,527 NBA career points and 3,193 NBA career rebounds. He also played with the Indiana Pacers during the 2003 preseason.On November 10, 1995, as a member of the Kings, Smith was involved in a physical altercation with Indiana Pacers forward Dale Davis. All bench players from both teams left their benches, and were automatically fined $2,500 and suspended for one game for leaving the bench. Smith and Davis were both fined $20,000 and suspended for two games.During his time with the Washington Wizards, he was a teammate of an unrelated player named Mike Smith.