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MATE. The second officer on board of a merchant ship or vessel.
     2. He has the right to sue in the admiralty as a common mariner for wages. 1. Pet. Adm. Dee. 246.
     3. When, on the death of the master, the mate assumes the command, he succeeds to the rights and duties of the principal officer. 1 Sumn. 157; 3 Mason, 161; 4 Mason, 196; See 7 Conn. 239; 4 Mason, 641 4 Wash. C. C. 838.

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At Mater Academy, we believe students thrive in a technologically rich environment focused on skills for communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity," said Principal Renee Fairless.
Mater Private Healthcare's flagship hospital, the Mater Private Dublin, is one of Europe's premier private hospitals and performs a greater number of complex procedures than any other centre in the Ireland, consistently achieving outcomes that are significantly above international standards.
His spokesman said: "As part of the Adult Hospital Development Programme at the Mater, a new underground car park had to be built which was not funded by a HSE grant.
Based upon the initial success of the Mater Dei program, F&M will endeavor to expand its educational initiatives to additional schools with the goal of encouraging educators to use the Money Smarts handbook in the classroom.
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Mater finds himself getting drawn into the mission despite not having the slightest clue what's going on.
Entering the game, Taft was deeply concerned about Mater Dei's ability to score from the outside.
Eyquem, who has now won 12 races from just 28 rides for Prescott, said: "Alma Mater will make a Group filly next season.
If you go into the stores in the Lower 48, particularly the Home Depot stores, you will see products labeled 'SFI' and 'FSC' on multiple (items) across all areas of wood products, from plywood lumber to pre-hung doors," says Mater, "even down to carpenter's pencils.
There's more to supporting our alma maters than showing up for homecoming festivities and sporting a complete collection of paraphernalia boasting the school colors.
Preserving such medical records will help the ministry confirm when infected dura mater was transplanted to patients who may develop the disease.
Braun Melsungen AG, a German medical equipment manufacturer that supplied the dura mater, and Nihon BSS, the Japanese importer, responsible.