Genesis of The Royal Janitor

Here is how it began.

“I know who you think I am, but I am not he. My name is Victoria, Theresa, Bond, the granddaughter of Teresa Bond, the wife of James………….Bond. And, now you know!”

I changed my Bond characters name several times, and settled on Victoria Rosemond Bond. She is the granddaughter of Tracy Bond. Her mother dropped her off at the College of Heraldry to be raised by the custodian couple. She was a Dust at the age of three, the age she started to committing to memory a million cote of arms. She did not have access to a radio of T.V. At LeRosey she is a star because she can tell her peers who they are related to. When it became clear she was a Slave of the British Empire, she was moved up the ranks. She was seen as a Black Widow Blackmailer who had damaging information – on everyone who is somebody.

John Presco:

President: Belmont Soda Works

EXTRA! It is HIGH NOON! I just discovered my Star descends from Floris Roozemont-Rosemont. We may be kin. I got it right! I went looking for a replacement after Rena rebuffed me. Lara knew I was on target – as did her father – who allowed me to post on his facebook for over a year, after his Princess Daughter, blocked me. Truly astounding. She knew, and her father knew, I had fallen in love with the most desirable woman in Holland. What is wrong with the young men of Holland – is the question I put forth at the beginning of The Royal Janitor’. Who based the famous series on the Roozemond family? The odds Lara’s family knew Bosch, is very high. Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor allegedly descends from this rosy family. Marinus means “marine”.

Gerardus Marinus Roozemond (1819 – 1893) – Genealogy (geni.com)

John Presco

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Stamboom Meijboom, Rotterdam » Floris de Roesemont (1590-????)

Personal data Floris de Roesemont 

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  • He was born between 1580 and 1590.

Household of Floris de Roesemont

Order of the Netherlands Lion | Rosamond Press

Cees Roozemond – Wikidata

Cornelis Marinus Louwerens Roozemond (1927-2008) » Stamboom Meijboom, Rotterdam » Genealogy Online (genealogieonline.nl)

Floris de Roesemont (1590-????) » Stamboom Meijboom, Rotterdam » Genealogy Online (genealogieonline.nl)

Lara By Carlos Otero and Naelia Salas – YouTube

Short Laundry Day – YouTube

Storyline[edit]

In the early 16th century, during the Guelders Wars (1502-1543), the knight Floris van Roozemond (spelling varies with o/oo, s/z and d/dt), accompanied by the Indian Sindala (Bergman), returns home from a trip around the world only to find his castle occupied by Maarten van Rossum, the commander in chief of Charles, Duke of Guelders. Charles, who controls Guelders, is involved in a power struggle against Philip the Handsome who rules the Burgundian Netherlands, the rest of the Low Countries. Floris had so far been neutral due to his absence, but after he finds his castle stolen, he sides with Wolter van Oldenstein, who is allied with Burgundy against Charles. Charles and Maarten are aided by the Frisian pirate Greate Pier partly as an ally, and partly to do the dirty work.

Floris (TV series) – Wikipedia

Pidax – Floris von Rosemund (1975, TV-Serie) – YouTube

Floris (1969) VS Floris Von Rosemund (1975) – YouTube

Floris and the Flower Maidens

Posted on January 11, 2015 by Royal Rosamond Press

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So much destruction by these women that surrounded me. Too many weak friends, who abandoned me, on my quest. Alone. Forsaken, I come upon Kundry and the Flower Maidens.

Floris Rosemund, Rosemondt, Roozemond, is a Knight of Valor. He will carry this old man to the end of his tale that will be based on fact.  In the land I will seek the Grail, the crass, the stupid, and the selfish, can not go. France is saying it lost its identity, along with the rest of Europe, after the attack on Charlie and the Kosher store. The Rose of Paris proves, false, and they have not a clue where the most wanted woman in France is hiding. As the Knight who has Persevered, I follow the clue of the Rouge Thread into the Labyrinth.

I just found my new Muse while googling this name Roozemond. She is Dutch. We may be kindred. She will be Kundry, who in my legend becomes an ally of Parsifal. Alas, I have found a replacement for Rena. She is a professional model I might contact and do a series of paintings of. The thread of fate is again on my side!

Seek, and thou shall find! Where is the Grail and the Oriflamme, now that France had declared war on an old enemy?

In googling Roozemont I found the most extensive genealogy of the Rosemont family who the author says were Swan Brethren.

“The illustrious lieve vrouwe broederschap ‘. All kinds of speculations doing the rounds about this secretive society. So would the brotherhood the continuation. of the Templars and the Grail Knights. The sex of the Roesmonts is in all probability extinct. In the United States of America and Canada is still the name for, but are no evidence that these people are descendants of the genus of‘s-Hertogenbosch.”

There are two roses on a mount in the Roozemont/Rosamund cote of arms. A new rose can be spliced t6o make ‘The Rose of the World’.

We look like brother and sister. The Rosemonts had a dancing wolf for a cote of arms, also.

Our tale begins…….’The Wolf and the Rose’.

Jon Presco

Copyright 2014

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http://forums.thefashionspot.com/f52/lara-roozemond-175363.html

http://www.historieroermond.nl/afkomstiguitroermond/Afkomstig%20uit%20Roermond.pdf

Teresa “Tracy” Bond (born Teresa “Tracy” Draco, and also known as the Contessa Teresa di Vicenzo) is a fictional character and the main Bond girl in the 1963 James Bond novel On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, and its 1969 film adaptation. She is the second Bond girl to marry 007, the first being in You Only Live Twice as an undercover ploy. In the film version, Tracy is played by actress Diana Rigg.

Tracy Bond – Wikipedia

” The name Hilary Bray was that of an old-Etonian with whom Fleming worked at the stock broking firm Rowe & Pitman,[16] whilst Sable Basilisk was based on “Rouge Dragon” in the College of Arms. Rouge Dragon was the title of heraldic researcher Robin de la Lanne-Mirrlees who asked Fleming not to use the title in the book; in a play on words, Fleming used Mirrlees’s address, a flat in Basil Street, and combined it with a dragon-like creature, a basilisk, to come up with the name.[17] Mirrlees had Spanish antecedents, generally born without earlobes and Fleming used this physical attribute for Blofeld.[16] Mirrlees also discovered that the line of the Bonds of Peckham bears the family motto “The World is Not Enough”, which Fleming appropriated for Bond’s own family.[12]

Bond Woman No.1 | Rosamond Press

Bond of Rosemount | Rosamond Press

Monica Delacroix Bond | Rosamond Press

The Rosemont Family of Hertogenbosch

Posted on May 7, 2018 by Royal Rosamond Press

Here are the Roesmonts of Den Bosch. That is the tower of Janskirk in the background. The Roesmont family worshipped there.

Jon Presco

https://www.genealogieonline.nl/en/stamboom-familie-holman/I1091663372.php

Ancestors (and descendant) of Godschalck Rodolphi Roesmont (Rosemont)

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Household of Godschalck Rodolphi Roesmont (Rosemont)

Le Royale Rouge Dragon

Posted on April 16, 2018 by Royal Rosamond Press

The Royal Janitor

by

Jon Presco

Copyright 2018

Jean-Baptiste Rougemont rarely worked late, and never at this hour. As the father clock rang midnight in the hall outside his office at the College of Arms, Jean raised his bushy white eyebrows when he saw, and now heard the ornate brass doorknob being turned.

Holding his breath, he saw the profile of the most beautiful young woman he had ever beheld in this stuffy old place, and, he could just make out the words she was muttering.

“All winter long……”

Looking up she let out a yelp, like a young fox caught in a trap in the winter snow. Jean gasped when he saw how pale and blue her eyes were, that tried to dart back into the hall after beholding this old wizard of a man, whose eyes were just as pale, just as blue that they startled the college janitor, who came to dust the book cases, and run a wax over the oaken library table.

“Wait! Come here!” Jean commanded, which he did not mean to do, but, he wanted to make sure she obeyed, because, she might be a mirage, or something of this nature, and once the door is shut, the twine is severed, and she is gone forever.

What is your name? Open your eyes!”

“I have no name. I don’t want you to see my eyes!” the creature replied.

“Why won’t your tell me? Please. Look at me. I won’t hurt you!”

“I was raised by wolves, with pale blue eyes. They taught me to keep my eyes lowered in the presence of the alpha wolf. And you are the alpha wolf of this place. Are you not?”

“I suspose so. I am the head of the College of Arms. My name is……”

“I know your name. I dust your desk six day a week. I know your grandchild is going to La Rosey, and, he is all you have in the world.”

“Please. Just your name, and I will leave your to your work. I was just about to leave!”

The wolfen child came to stand next to Jean, and held out her arm. On her forearm was a crest containing a red dragon. Jean’s mouth fell open, and before he could speak, she opened her eyes, and her angelic mouth;

“I am the Rouge Dragon!”

“Oh my God! Lift back your hair. I want to see your ears!” Jean commanded once more, he struggling to catch his breath.

“Do you want to see if I have wolf ears?” she asked with a musical quality in her voice. She was being whimsical.

“No! I would……….!” Jean stammered.

“I know who you think I am, but I am not he. My name is Victoria, Theresa, Bond, the granddaughter of Teresa Bond, the wife of James………….Bond. And, now you know!”

“But, how can this be?”

“God loves a story my mother used to say, and………

“If anyone asks, you were raised by wolves!”

“Oh my! You are not supposed to exist. Why are your revealing yourself?

“I want to go to La Rosey. I want to be an artist. I want to be – refined, like my grandmother. She went to La Rosey. She drove a sports car, a Jaguar. I want to own a Jaguar. My dusting days have come to an end.

I have never read a Ian Flemming novel. My God……It’s all here! I have been led down the path of the Rouge Dragon for twenty years. I just posted on the coat of arms of the Quinotar and the city of the Franks.  I watched parts of this Bond movie, and it is a stinker. How do you do a movie on coats of arms – back in 1969? After Dan Brown, it’s a piece of cake!

Bond sees the love of his life trying to drown herself in the sea! What? What! She has a child, but it dies. This child was sired by another man, but, I changed the plot! I resurrected the Bond bloodline!

The name Hilary Bray was that of an old-Etonian with whom Fleming worked at the stock broking firm Rowe & Pitman,[16] whilst Sable Basilisk was based on “Rouge Dragon” in the College of Arms. Rouge Dragon was the title of heraldic researcher Robin de la Lanne-Mirrlees who asked Fleming not to use the title in the book; in a play on words, Fleming used Mirrlees’s address, a flat in Basil Street, and combined it with a dragon-like creature, a basilisk, to come up with the name.[17] Mirrlees had Spanish antecedents, generally born without earlobes and Fleming used this physical attribute for Blofeld.[16] Mirrlees also discovered that the line of the Bonds of Peckham bears the family motto “The World is Not Enough”, which Fleming appropriated for Bond’s own family.[12]

On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (novel)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaJump to: navigationsearchFor the James Bond film, see On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (film). For the official franking initialism on which the title is based, see O.H.M.S.

First edition cover, published by Jonathan Cape
AuthorIan Fleming
Cover artistRichard Chopping (Jonathan Cape ed.)
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish
SeriesJames Bond
GenreSpy fiction
PublisherJonathan Cape
Publication date1 April 1963
Media typePrint (hardback & paperback)
Preceded byThe Spy Who Loved Me
Followed byYou Only Live Twice

On Her Majesty’s Secret Service is the tenth novel in Ian Fleming‘s James Bond series, first published in the UK by Jonathan Cape on 1 April 1963. The initial and secondary print runs sold out, with over 60,000 books sold in the first month. Fleming wrote the book in Jamaica whilst the first film in the Eon Productions series of films, Dr. No, was being filmed nearby.

On Her Majesty’s Secret Service is the second book in what is known as the “Blofeld trilogy”, which begins with Thunderball and concluded with You Only Live Twice. The story centres on Bond’s ongoing search to find Ernst Stavro Blofeld after the Thunderball incident; through contact with the College of Arms in London Bond finds Blofeld based in Switzerland. After meeting him and discovering his latest plans, Bond attacks the centre where he is based, although Blofeld escapes in the confusion. Bond meets and falls in love with Contessa Teresa “Tracy” di Vicenzo during the story. The pair marry at the end of the story but Blofeld kills Bond’s wife, hours after the ceremony.

Fleming made a number of revelations about Bond’s character within the book, including showing an emotional side that was not present in the previous stories. In common with Fleming’s other Bond stories, he used the names and places of people he knew or had heard of and Blofeld’s research station on Piz Gloria was based on Schloss Mittersill, which the Nazis had turned into a research establishment examining the Asiatic races.

On Her Majesty’s Secret Service received broadly good reviews in the British and American press. The novel was adapted to run as a three-part story in Playboy in 1963 and then as a daily comic strip in the Daily Express newspaper in 1964–1965. In 1969 the novel was adapted as the sixth film in the Eon Productions James Bond film series and was the only film to star George Lazenby as Bond. In 2014 On Her Majesty’s Secret Service was adapted as a play on BBC Radio, starring Toby Stephens.

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Plot[edit]

For more than a year, James Bond, British Secret Service operative 007, has been involved in “Operation Bedlam”: trailing the private criminal organisation SPECTRE and its leader, Ernst Stavro Blofeld. The organisation had hijacked two nuclear devices and subsequently blackmailed the western world, as described in Thunderball. Convinced SPECTRE no longer exists, Bond is frustrated by MI6’s insistence that he continue the search and his inability to find Blofeld. He composes a letter of resignation for his superior, M.

Whilst composing his letter, Bond encounters a beautiful, suicidal young woman named Contessa Teresa “Tracy” di Vicenzo first on the road and subsequently at the gambling table, where he saves her from a coup de deshonneur by paying the gambling debt she is unable to cover. The following day Bond follows her and interrupts her attempted suicide, but they are captured by professional henchmen. They are taken to the offices of Marc-Ange Draco, head of the Unione Corse, the biggest European crime syndicate. Tracy is the daughter and only child of Draco who believes the only way to save his daughter from further suicide attempts is for Bond to marry her. To facilitate this, he offers Bond a dowry of £1 million (£20 million in 2018 pounds[1]); Bond refuses the offer, but agrees to continue romancing Tracy while her mental health improves.

The College of Arms building in London.

Afterwards Draco uses his contacts to inform Bond that Blofeld is somewhere in Switzerland. Bond returns to England to be given another lead: the College of Arms in London has discovered that Blofeld has assumed the title and name Comte Balthazar de Bleuville and wants formal confirmation of the title and has asked the College to declare him the reigning count.

On a visit to the College of Arms, Bond finds that the family motto of Sir Thomas Bond is “The World Is Not Enough”, and that he might be (though unlikely) Bond’s ancestor. On the pretext that a genetically-inherited minor physical abnormality (a lack of earlobes) needs a personal confirmation, Bond impersonates a College of Arms representative, Sir Hilary Bray, to visit Blofeld’s lair atop Piz Gloria, a fictional mountain top in the Engadin, somewhere between Samedan and Pontresina,[note 1] where he finally meets Blofeld. Blofeld has undergone plastic surgery partly to remove his earlobes, but also to disguise himself from the police and security services who are tracking him down.

Bond learns Blofeld has been curing a group of young British and Irish women of their livestock and food allergies. In truth, Blofeld and his aide, Irma Bunt, have been brainwashing them into carrying biological warfare agents back to Britain and Ireland in order to destroy the agricultural economy, upon which post-World War II Britain depends. Believing himself discovered, Bond escapes by ski from Piz Gloria, chased by SPECTRE operatives, a number of whom he kills in the process. Afterward, in a state of total exhaustion, he encounters Tracy. She is in the town at the base of the mountain after being told by her father that Bond may be in the vicinity. Bond is too weak to take on Blofeld’s henchmen alone and she helps him escape to the airport. Smitten by the resourceful, headstrong woman, he proposes marriage and she accepts. Bond then returns to England and works on the plan to capture Blofeld.

Helped by Draco’s Union Corse, Bond mounts an air assault against the clinic and Blofeld. Whilst the clinic is destroyed, Blofeld escapes down a bobsled run and although Bond gives chase Blofeld escapes. Bond flies to Germany where he marries Tracy. The two of them drive off on honeymoon and, a few hours later, Blofeld and Bunt drive past, machine gunning them: Tracy is killed in the attack.

Characters and themes[edit]

On Her Majesty’s Secret Service contains what the author of “continuation” Bond novels Raymond Benson calls “major revelations” about Bond and his character.[2] These start with Bond’s showing an emotional side, visiting the grave of Casino Royale‘s Vesper Lynd, which he did every year.[2] The emotional side continues with Bond asking Tracy to marry him.[3] The character of Tracy is not as well defined as some other female leads in the Bond canon, but Benson points out that it may be the enigmatic quality that Bond falls in love with.[4] Benson also notes that Fleming gives relatively little information about the character, only how Bond reacts to her.[4]

Academic Christoph Lindner identifies the character of Marc-Ange Draco as an example of those characters who have morals closer to those of the traditional villains, but who act on the side of good in support of Bond; others of this type include Darko Kerim (From Russia, with Love), Tiger Tanaka (You Only Live Twice) and Enrico Colombo (“Risico“).[5] Fellow academic Jeremy Black noted the connection between Draco and World War II; Draco wears the King’s medal for resistance fighters. The war reference is a method used by Fleming to differentiate good from evil and raises a question about “the distinction between criminality and legality”, according to Black.[6]

Background[edit]

On Her Majesty’s Secret Service was written in Jamaica at Fleming’s Goldeneye estate in January and February 1962,[7] whilst the first Bond film, Dr. No was being filmed nearby.[8] The first draft of the novel was 196 pages long and called The Belles of Hell.[9] Fleming later changed the title after being told of a nineteenth-century sailing novel called On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, seen by Fleming’s friend Nicholas Henderson in Portobello Road Market.[10]

HMS Repulse on manoeuvres in the 1920s

As with all his Bond books, Fleming used events or names from his life in his writing. In the 1930s, Fleming often visited Kitzbühel in Austria to ski; he once deliberately set off down a slope that had been closed because of the danger of an avalanche. The snow cracked behind him and an avalanche came down, catching him at its end: Fleming remembered the incident and it was used for Bond’s escape from Piz Gloria.[11] Fleming would occasionally stay at the sports club of Schloss Mittersill in the Austrian Alps; in 1940 the Nazis closed down the club and turned it into a research establishment examining the Asiatic races. It was this pseudo-scientific research centre that inspired Blofeld’s own centre of Piz Gloria.[12]

The connection between M and the inspiration for his character, Rear Admiral John Godfrey, was made apparent with Bond visiting Quarterdeck, M’s home. He rings the ship’s-bell for HMS Repulse, M’s last command: it was Godfrey’s ship too.[13] Godfrey was Fleming’s superior officer in Naval Intelligence Division during the war[14] and was known for his bellicose and irascible temperament.[15] During their Christmas lunch, M tells Bond of an old naval acquaintance, a Chief Gunnery Officer named McLachlan. This was actually an old colleague of both Godfrey and Fleming’s in the NID, Donald McLachlan.[8]

The name Hilary Bray was that of an old-Etonian with whom Fleming worked at the stock broking firm Rowe & Pitman,[16] whilst Sable Basilisk was based on “Rouge Dragon” in the College of Arms. Rouge Dragon was the title of heraldic researcher Robin de la Lanne-Mirrlees who asked Fleming not to use the title in the book; in a play on words, Fleming used Mirrlees’s address, a flat in Basil Street, and combined it with a dragon-like creature, a basilisk, to come up with the name.[17] Mirrlees had Spanish antecedents, generally born without earlobes and Fleming used this physical attribute for Blofeld.[16] Mirrlees also discovered that the line of the Bonds of Peckham bears the family motto “The World is Not Enough”, which Fleming appropriated for Bond’s own family.[12]

Fleming also used historical references for some of his names and Marc-Ange Draco’s name is based upon that of El Draco, the Spanish nickname for Sir Francis Drake,[16] a fact also used by J. K. Rowling for the naming of her character Draco Malfoy.[18] For Tracy’s background, Fleming used that of Muriel Wright, a married wartime lover of Fleming’s, who died in an air-raid[19] and Bond’s grief for the loss of his wife is an echo of Fleming’s at the loss of Wright.[20] Fleming did make mistakes in the novel, however, such as Bond ordering a half-bottle of Pol Roger Champagne: Fleming’s friend Patrick Leigh Fermor pointed out that Pol Roger was the only champagne at the time not to be produced in half-bottles.[21]

On Her Majesty’s Secret Service is the second book in what is called “the Blofeld trilogy”, sitting between Thunderball, where SPECTRE is introduced and You Only Live Twice, where Blofeld is finally killed by Bond.[22] Although Blofeld is present in Thunderball, he directs operations from a distance and as such he and Bond never meet and On Her Majesty’s Secret Service constitutes his and Bond’s first meeting.[2]

Release and reception[edit]

On Her Majesty’s Secret Service was published on 1 April 1963 in the UK as a hardcover edition by publishers Jonathan Cape;[23] it was 288 pages long and cost 16 shillings.[24] A limited edition of 250 copies were also printed that were numbered and signed by Fleming.[23] Artist Richard Chopping once again undertook the cover art for the first edition.[23] There were 42,000 advance orders for the hardback first edition[25] and Cape did an immediate second impression of 15,000 copies, selling over 60,000 by the end of April 1963.[26] By the end of 1963 it had sold in excess of 75,000 copies.[27]

The novel was published in America in August by the New American Library,[23] after Fleming changed publishers from Viking Press after The Spy Who Loved Me.[28] The book was 299 pages long and cost $4.50[29] and it topped The New York Times Best Seller list for over six months.[23]

Reviews[edit]

Writing in The Guardian, critic Anthony Berkeley Cox, writing under the name Francis Iles, noted that the two minor grammatical errors he spotted were “likely to spoil no one’s enjoyment”[30] of the novel as he considered that On Her Majesty’s Secret Service was “not only up to Mr. Fleming’s usual level, but perhaps even a bit above it.”[30] Writing in The Guardian‘s sister paper, The Observer Maurice Richardson pondered if there had been “a deliberate moral reformation”[31] of Bond. However, he notes Bond still has his harder side when needed. Richardson also thought that “in reforming Bond Mr. Fleming has reformed his own story-telling which had been getting very loose”.[31] Overall he thought that “O.H.M.S.S. is certainly the best Bond for several books. It is better plotted and retains its insane grip until the end”.[31]

Raymond Mortimer, writing for The Sunday Times, said that “James Bond is what every man would like to be, and what every woman would like between her sheets”;[12] meanwhile the critic for The Times considered that after The Spy Who Loved Me, “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service constitutes a substantial, if not quite a complete, recovery.”[24] In the view of the reviewer, it was enough of a recovery for them to point out that “it is time, perhaps, to forget the much exaggerated things which have been said about sex, sadism and snobbery, and return to the simple, indisputable fact that Mr. Fleming is a most compelling story-teller.”[24] Marghanita Laski, writing in The Times Literary Supplement thought that “the new James Bond we’ve been meeting of late [is] somehow gentler, more sentimental, less dirty.”[32] However, she considered that “it really is time to stop treating Ian Fleming as a Significant Portent, and to accept him as a good, if rather vulgar thriller-writer, well suited to his times and to us his readers.”[32]

The New York Herald Tribune thought On Her Majesty’s Secret Service to be “solid Fleming”,[12] while the Houston Chronicle considered the novel to be “Fleming at his urbanely murderous best, a notable chapter in the saga of James Bond”.[12] Gene Brackley, writing in the Boston Globe wrote that Bond “needs all the quality he can muster to escape alive”[33] from Blofeld’s clutches in the book and this gives rise to “two of the wildest chase scenes in the good guys-bad guys literature”.[33] Regarding the fantastic nature of the plots, Brackley considered that “Fleming’s accounts of the half-world of the Secret Service have the ring of authenticity”[33] because of his previous role with the NID.

Writing for The Washington Post, Jerry Doolittle thought that Bond is “still irresistible to women, still handsome in a menacing way, still charming. He has nerves of steel and thews of whipcord”,[29] even if “he’s starting to look a little older.”[29] Doolittle was fulsome in his praise for the novel, saying “Fleming’s new book will not disappoint his millions of fans”.[29] Writing in The New York TimesAnthony Boucher—described by a Fleming biographer, John Pearson as “throughout an avid anti-Bond and an anti-Fleming man”[34]—was again damning, although even he admitted that “you can’t argue with success”.[35] However, he went on to say that “simply pro forma, I must set down my opinion that this is a silly and tedious novel.”[35] Boucher went on to bemoan that although On Her Majesty’s Secret Service was better than The Spy Who Loved Me, “it is still a lazy and inadequate story”,[35] going on to say that “my complaint is not that the adventures of James Bond are bad literature … but that they aren’t good bad literature”.[35] Boucher finished his review lamenting that “they just aren’t writing bad books like they used to.”[35]

The opposite point of view was taken by Robert Kirsch, writing in the Los Angeles Times, who considered Fleming’s work to be a significant point in fiction, saying that the Bond novels “are harbingers of a change in emphasis in fiction which is important.”[36] The importance, Kirsch claimed, sprung from “a revolution in taste, a return to qualities in fiction which all but submerged in the 20th-century vogue of realism and naturalism”[36] and the importance was such that they were “comparable … only to the phenomenon of Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes stories”.[36] Kirsch also believed that “with Fleming, … we do not merely accept the willing suspension of disbelief, we yearn for it, we hunger for it.”[36] The critic for Time magazine referred to previous criticism of Fleming and thought that “in Fleming’s latest Bond bombshell, there are disquieting signs that he took the critics to heart”[37] when they complained about “the consumer snobbery of his caddish hero”.[37] The critic mourned that even worse was to follow, however, when “Bond is threatened with what, for an international cad, would clearly be a fate worse than death: matrimony”.[37] However, eventually a “deus ex machina (the machine, reassuringly, is a lethal red Maserati) … saves James Bond from his better self.”[3

Teresa Rozemond Bond La Draco

Posted on April 16, 2018 by Royal Rosamond Press

I am blown away. I just found Jame’s Bond’s wife, Tracy Bond, played by one of my favorite actresses, Diana Rigg. For two hours this morning I looked at Lara Rozemond as a possible main character of my Flemming revival ‘The Royal Janitor’. I was not happy with Serena being an older woman. I would lose most of my audience. I looked at some videos of Lara, and captured these shots. Then I saw her, Emma Peel, the besutiful star in ‘The Avengers. I wanted to send Lara another message saying I am certain she is my kin, and related to Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor. I wanted her to look at these blue eyes. Then, I thought I better not give the impression I am stalking her. I did not want to make promises I could not keep.

Emma and Lara have baby faces. I have a rule to run by what is old, past the young, who never heard, nor saw ‘The Avengers’. I went googling! I am blown away! This is like the story of Cinderella and the Glass Slipper. She is kin to me a Liz – in a fictional manner! She is kin to Sir Caspar John – in a fictional manner. I left out the opening scene I envisioned two weeks ago – because I was not inspired! Thank you Great Muses!

Lara has taken acting lessons. She needs more lessons. She is too aware of the camera. Relax, and let the camera become aware of you. Take martial arts. Take a video camera and got read your poems in public. Be as dramatic as your poems. Get to the core of your anger. Be your dragon! I will develop your character from the model you give me. You are Denim and Silk – reborn! This is Kismet!

Jon Presco

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diana_Rigg

Teresa “Tracy” Bond (born Teresa “Tracy” Draco, and also known as the Contessa Teresa di Vicenzo) is a fictional character and the main Bond girl in the 1963 James Bond novel On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, and its 1969 film adaptation. She is the only Bond girl to actually marry 007. In the film version, Tracy is played by actress Diana Rigg.

‘The Royal Janitor’

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Jon Presco

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Serena Victoria Eastman could not get to Osborne House fast enough. When she got behind the wheel of her 1961 Jaguar she named ‘Grey Cloud’ the young women who picked her up at the airport tried not to show that she had been warned. She was two shades a pale grey when they arrived at the palace built for Victoria and Albert. She tried to keep up on unsteady legs. The blood was returning to her hands now that she unloosened her grip. As they made their way into the basement she realized she had an experience better than sex. She was a virgin. All her blood veins were alive with an energy she did not know existed. She felt adventurous, and nauseous. She knew she would never be the same.

At the stainless steel door, Sabrina stopped, pointed up, and asked;

“What does that say?”

It says……….”I can tell that you are quite left-leaning.”

“Why is it there?” Sabrina asked.

“To remind us to never underestimate anyone. And, never think for a second a whacked-out poet-artist and Bohemian type, is not a true patriot.”

The Creative Royal Fleet Sets Sail

Posted on April 16, 2018 by Royal Rosamond Press

Here are the vessels that Sir Caspar John served upon. He was born into a artistic family. I would like see the College of Defence Studies founded by the Artist, Sir Winston Churchill, expanded to include Creative People in Britain and the U.S. As a rule artists, writers, and musicians do not take slaves, gas people, and loot other people’s art. Hitler did all three. He was a bad artist who cost the world many lives, and a trillion dollars to put him down. We took back the art he stole and put it in sacred public places. I support Theresa May’s strike against Assad, who gassed his own people.

Below are the warships that Sir Ian Easton served on.

Jon Presco

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ian_Easton

China’s interpretation of the law of the sea within what it claims to be its own waters has long clashed with that of maritime powers and the majority of members of the international community. The United States regularly asserts maritime rights and freedoms under its “freedom of navigation” program, much to Beijing’s chagrin.

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Senior Research Fellow – University of Cambridge

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But as other maritime powers join the United States in taking steps to defend maritime rights—a British Royal Navy warship makes its way through the South China Sea this month—it is in China’s interests to learn from the Soviet example. As the Soviet navy transitioned from a “reactive coastal fleet” to a “proactive, expansionist, blue-water navy,” the Soviet attitude towards the law of the sea changed. It moved from one that sought to limit maritime freedoms to one that joined hands with naval powers, including its Cold War foe, the United States, to push for protection of such freedoms. A similar shift would help boost China’s international reputation, as well as protect and advance its interests across the globe.

Maritime powers join hands

British Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson confirmed last month that a Royal Navy warship would sail through the South China Sea in March on its way back from Australia to the United Kingdom to assert navigation rights in waters Beijing claims. The HMS Sutherland left Sydney for the South China Sea on March 15, undertaking training with the Australian navy in the meantime. It is not clear what rights, exactly, the United Kingdom will assert—Williamson declined to say whether it would exercise rights to innocent passage within 12-nautical miles of disputed land territories or wider freedoms outside of territorial seas.

What is clear, however, is that in taking steps to assert rights vested under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) in the South China Sea, the United Kingdom joins other maritime powers in guarding against their erosion. In June 2016, the French minister of defense underscored his country’s commitment to the principles of freedom of navigation and overflight and the navy’s intention to continue to pass through the waters of the region several times a year. In the first half of 2016, French navy vessels deployed to the region three times.

U.S. Freedom of Navigation program

The United States, for its part, regularly asserts maritime rights vested under UNCLOS under its “freedom of navigation” program. The program’s name is a bit of a misnomer since it protects more than the right to navigate from point A to point B. It defends a whole basket of rights and freedoms, including the right of warships to exercise innocent passage within territorial seas without prior notification or authorization, and the freedom to conduct military activities, including surveillance and reconnaissance, outside of territorial seas. The U.S. freedom of navigation program also pushes back against excessive maritime claims that limit rights and freedoms of warships and warplanes. In the past year, U.S. forces under the freedom of navigation program challenged China’s claims to a territorial sea from offshore features not entitled to one under UNCLOS.

Given its wide scope, it is more accurate to describe the program as a “freedoms of the seas” or “excessive maritime claims” program. More accurate terminology would make it more difficult for China to sidestep real disagreements over legitimate rights and freedoms under UNCLOS. Beijing suggests that the United States and others invent concerns over “freedom of navigation,” but its argument only has superficial validity if we take “freedom of navigation” in its narrowest sense. Still, the term “freedom of navigation” operations, or “FONOPS,” has stuck. From October 1, 2016, to September 30, 2017, the United States conducted freedom of navigation operations to challenge the excessive maritime claims of 22 countries around the world.

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Born Teresa Draco in 1943, she is the only child of Marc-Ange Draco, the head of the Union Corse, a powerful Corsican crime syndicate – not quite as large as SPECTRE, but with substantially larger “legal” operations, including Draco Construction. Teresa goes by “Tracy” because she feels “Teresa” does not suit her (as she introduced herself to Bond, “Teresa is a saint; I’m known as Tracy”).

Tracy’s mother died in 1955; her father then sent her to a boarding school in Switzerland. Deprived of a stable home life, Tracy joined the “international fast set”, committing “one scandal after another”; when Draco cut off her allowance, Tracy committed “a greater folly” out of spite. She later married Italian Count Giulio di Vicenzo who, during their marriage, got hold of a large portion of her money before eventually leaving her; he subsequently died while driving a Maserati in the company of one of his mistresses. During this marriage, Tracy had a child, who later died of spinal meningitis.

Mr. and Mrs. Bond.

Desperate with grief for her child, Tracy attempted suicide by walking into the sea in Portugal, only to be saved by James Bond.[1]

When her father meets Bond, he pleads with Bond to continue to see her, claiming that their relationship had changed her for the better. Bond initially refuses, but he changes his mind when Marc-Ange offers his resources for anything Bond desires. Since the events of Thunderball and the demise of SPECTRE, Bond had been hunting for Ernst Stavro Blofeld, and at one point was willing to retire from MI6 because he felt the hunt was folly and that his services and abilities could be used better. Using Draco’s resources, however, Bond is able to track Blofeld to Switzerland. In return, Bond continues to see Tracy and eventually falls in love with her. Tragedy strikes on their wedding day, however, when Blofeld and his henchwoman Irma Bunt shoot at Bond and Tracy in a drive-by shooting. Tracy is shot in the head and killed.

In the film, Tracy drives a red 1969 model Mercury Cougar XR-7 convertible.[2]

Legacy[edit]

In Fleming’s novels, Bond is a broken man after Tracy’s death. In You Only Live Twice, he has begun drinking heavily, which has affected his work; M is forced to acknowledge that he is no longer fit for service. However he decides to give Bond one last chance and assigns him to an intelligence-related diplomatic affair in Japan. This in turn leads to a duel to the death with Blofeld in the climax of the novel, and Bond is finally awarded his revenge. In the aftermath, however, he is left with amnesia.

In the films, James Bond is tracking Blofeld in the pre-title credits sequence of Diamonds Are Forever. The film does not explain why nor does it mention Tracy. Originally, it had been planned that On Her Majesty’s Secret Service would end with Bond and Tracy driving away from their wedding. The scenes where she was shot were filmed at the same time with the intention that they would form the pre-title sequence of Diamonds Are Forever. This was rendered inviable when George Lazenby left the role.

Subsequent films reference the fact that Bond was previously married, but only fleetingly:

  • In The Spy Who Loved Me, when Bond meets Anya Amasova in the Mujaba Club bar, in Cairo, she recites a few facts about his life to prove that she had researched him. She mentions facts about his career and his relationships, noting that he had “…many lady friends, but married only once. Wife killed…” at which point Bond immediately cuts her off, snapping “All right. You’ve made your point.” Anya comments that he’s surprisingly sensitive, to which Bond responds, “About certain things, yes.”

The tombstone of James Bond’s wife, Teresa, which Bond visits in For Your Eyes Only. Shown at a James Bond convention in 1992.

  • In For Your Eyes Only, in the pre-titles sequence, Bond lays flowers at Tracy’s grave (in an English churchyard) before boarding a helicopter. An uncredited man in a wheelchair who strokes a white cat (implied to be Ernst Stavro Blofeld) has booby-trapped the helicopter. Bond lifts the man’s wheelchair with one of the helicopter’s skids and drops him (wheelchair and all) down a tall industrial chimney. The headstone clearly reads: “TERESA BOND, 1943–1969, Beloved Wife of JAMES BOND, We have all the time in the World” – referring to the final words in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service and the Louis Armstrong song. Also, the headstone shows Tracy died in 1969, the same year On Her Majesty’s Secret Service was released.
  • In Licence to Kill, after Felix Leiter‘s wedding, Felix’s new wife Della throws her garter at Bond, teasing him, “the one who catches this is the next one who…” Bond looks visibly pained; when Della asks Felix about it, Felix makes a short, sad reference to Bond once having been married, “but that was a long time ago.”
  • In GoldenEyeAlec Trevelyan tells Bond, “I might as well ask you if all those vodka martinis ever silence the screams of all the men you’ve killed… or if you find forgiveness in the arms of all those willing women for all the dead ones you failed to protect.”
  • In The World is Not Enough, Elektra King asks Bond if he’s “ever lost a loved one.” Bond pauses and brushes off the question.
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Irene Victoria Easton Christensen – Helen of Troy

China and Russia ambushed Blinken at the United Nations yesterday. But, I saw it coming. What inspired me to write a James Bond book – is a book in itself! To consider it becoming a movie – took a lot of guts!
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My Kinship With Liz, The Gettys, Ian Fleming | Rosamond Press

China and Russia ambush Blinken at UN Security Council (msn.com)

Secretary of State Antony Blinken was lectured by China and Russia at a United Nations Security Council meeting that saw the authoritarian powers attempt to invalidate Western diplomatic initiatives and the U.S. alliance network.
“I’m sure that all countries would be glad to see the United States changing course and make a real contribution to practicing multilateralism,” Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Friday, moments after Blinken concluded his remarks.

Blinken denounced Chinese hypocrisy, although, like Wang, he avoided mentioning the target nations by name.
“A foundational unit of the United Nations, from the first sentence of the charter, is not just the nation-state — it’s also the human being,” Blinken said. “Some argue that what governments do within their own borders is their own business. … Asserting domestic jurisdiction doesn’t give any state a blank check to enslave, torture, disappear, ethnically cleanse their people, or violate their human rights in any other way.”

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The European Union is acting as a World Police Force in warning Iran about the seizure of a ship. My old muse, married well. Irene is more that a female James Bond. She is the embodiment of Britania.

The portrait I did of Rena is a ‘Historic Portrait’.  Not even Rena can take this truth from me. She was my, and my late sister’s muse. She is redeeming. She is redeemed by her choice of a husband, who made history.

John Presco

https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/trump-stands-up-to-iran

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/britain-warns-iran-of-serious-consequences-if-british-flagged-oil-tanker-not-released/ar-AAEBw2a?ocid=spartandhp

Rena as Britania and American Eagle

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Rena’s late husband was Former Head of the British Defence Staff which was founded by Winston Churchill to insure these two allies would forever be on the same side. It appears Theresa May is responding to the pledge of unity in meeting with Don Juan Trumpster.

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Queen Califia and The Knights of Saint George

Here is the e-mail I sent Gavin Newson, the Governor of California.

Dear Governor; I am kin to all members of the Getty family via Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor, and thus all the Gettys are kin to Ian Fleming the author of James Bond novels. I began my own Bond novel ‘The Royal Janitor’ three years ago. The newest Bond movie has been delayed for over a year due to the Coronavirus. There many not be any profits from this movie. Hollywood must be hurting.

Today, I founded the European Union Kingdom of Helgoland, and made Harry and Meghan Windsor the titular King and Queen of this amazing island. I have suggested this royal couple read the names of the Knights of the Garter whose cote of arms are found in the stalls of Saint George Chapel where both Princess Diana’s sons got married. In researching Queen Califia, a African pagan, it occurred to me that Megan could play her in a movie, a propaganda movie aimed at weakening the threat of China. My 9th. grandfather is buried in Saint Georges and has a stall. His son was the Puritan leader, John Wilson.

I just had a vison: As Meghan and Harry take turns reading the list outside their home in Montecito, one by one – they appear – the Knights of the Garter of Saint George. Suddenly, Meghan is transformed into the ancient pagan queen who ruled California. Her court of beautiful Amazons are startled to see these English Knights, and a battle looks eminent. Just then, three ancient Chinese Knights appear – from the past. They are the Dragons of Buddha. They plead for peace, and ask for the Queen and King of Helgoland to help defeat the oppressive rulers of China, and restore the beautiful rituals that made China famous.

My kin, Carl Janke, was a Pioneer of Belmont. His sons wore the flag of the California Fusiliers that were a legitimate militia. Today is Archie Mountbatten-Windsor’s birthday. He lives in California. He will soon have a sibling – that will be born in California. His mother has been in great distress due to royal protection not provided her child – and his parents.

What I suggest, is, you reform the California Fusiliers, and have them be bodyguards to all the Windsors who have migrated to our beloved State. They will be financed by The Movie Lottery you will establish, where many citizens of all nations, can purchase stock in all movies made in Hollywood – before they are made! The common people who love Movie Goddesses, can read a synopsis of a script, and purchase a ticket in advance. When the movie comes out, they are given a free ticket to another movie. I see three sequels to California and Her Knights. Contact Meg Whitman to see if she could help make all this possible.

Sincerely

John Presco:

President: Belmont Soda Works

(32) St. George’s Chapel – YouTube

Sir Winston Churchill’s Garter stall plates – College of St George (stgeorges-windsor.org)

You probably didn’t know that California is named after a black queen – (face2faceafrica.com)

Calafia – Wikipedia

Garter stall plates are small enamelled brass plates located in St George’s Chapel displaying the names and arms of the Knights of the Garter. Each knight is allotted a stall in St George’s Chapel and the stall plate is affixed to his personal stall. His successor knight in that stall adds his own stall plate and thus a fairly complete series of stall plates survives for the successive occupants of each stall. Many other ancient European Orders of Chivalry use similar stall plates in the home church or other building of their order.

They are works of art in their own right which demonstrate the skills of medieval and later metal workers and enamellers.

  • They are an extremely valuable source to students of heraldry, as they show contemporary images of ancient arms the provenance and reliability of which is second to none. Unlike the ancient seals which often survive, stall plates show not only the form of the arms but generally also the tinctures (colours).

“It is agreed that every knyght within the yere of his stallation shall cause to be made a scauchon of his armes and hachementis in a plate of metall suche as shall please him and that it shall be surely sett upon the back of his stall. And the other that shall come after shall have their scochons and hachements in like manner; but their plates of metall nor their hachements shall not be soo large nor soo greatte as they of the first Founders were excepte strangers which may use their plates and fashions at their pleasure”

St George’s Chapel | The Royal Family

Queen Calafia – The Adventures of the Real Mr. Science (therealmrscience.com)

Sir Winston Churchill’s Garter stall plates

Sir Winston Churchill’s Garter stall plates

2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the death of Sir Winston Churchill KG. As customary on the death of a Knight of the Garter, Churchill’s Garter achievements (banner crest, helm and sword) were removed from his Garter stall in St George’s Chapel on the announcement of his death and a wreath was placed in his stall, as shown in this photograph taken in 1965 [SGC PH CER.34]. The wreath remained in the stall until the presentation of Churchill’s banner to his family at Evensong on 5 April 1965. Churchill’s Garter stall plate remains on the stall as a permanent memorial of his membership of the Order of the Garter. However, it was not the only stall plate made for Churchill’s stall – the other one is now believed to be in private hands. How did this come about?

Sir Winston Churchill was nominated as a Knight of the Garter on 24 April 1953 and invested and installed over a year later, on 14 June 1954. However, the production and fixing of his stall plate were delayed by a long running dispute between the stall plate maker, Harold Soper, and the College of Arms.  Soper produced a partially completed stall plate for Churchill’s installation ceremony in 1954, but removed it immediately after the ceremony ‘in its unfinished state’, replacing it with a cardboard dummy plate of Churchill’s quarterly arms and two crests. By 5 October 1954, Soper informed the Garter King of Arms, Sir George Bellew, that the stall plate was finished but refused to produce it or to submit an invoice. On 29 November, Bellew wrote to Soper: ‘Can you let me have the Churchill Plate? If you do not wish me to have it and refuse to send it you can scarcely blame me for having another one made elsewhere, but that seems to me a foolish waste’.

In 1957, at the end of his tether, Bellew attempted to find an alternative manufacturer of stall plates, not just for Churchill but also for the other Companions of the Garter who lacked plates. On  1 July 1957, he wrote to Canon Venables at Windsor, ‘After nearly six years of trying to bury the hatchet with the Sopers I have at last had to give it up … Do not worry I am having all the plates made elsewhere (the first of which is Attlee, put up a few weeks ago). Churchill should be next.’

The manufacturer chosen was engraver George T. Friend. However, Friend lacked the skills and experience of Harold Soper in working with enamel and therefore came up with an inferior product. When Friend sent Churchill’s plate to the College of Arms for approval, the Garter King of Arms commented that he was disappointed that the red used on the plate was not brighter and noted that some of the enamel in the engraved surround had already fallen out. Friend was apologetic, explaining in a letter written on 29 May 1957 that ‘the engraved lines will not hold enamel, it is a lottery chance, and each time it was fired the other colours suffered.’ Friend concluded, ‘I cannot do Churchill in time [presumably for the Garter service on 17 June 1957], all will have to come out, it means doing it again. I would rather be in disgrace for delay than bad work’.  He eventually completed the plate and sent it to Garter on 14 January 1958 and in due course it was fixed to Churchill’s stall in St George’s Chapel. Friend went on to manufacture other stall plates for St George’s until his death in 1969 Field’s stall plate for Sir Winston Churchill What happened to the stall plate made for Churchill by Harold Soper? The plate was rediscovered in the effects of Miss Viola Soper at her death in 1989 and was auctioned with her other possessions. It fetched £6,000. In 1992 it reappeared at a Sotheby’s auction in Geneva, but did not reach its reserve price and was withdrawn from sale. It was put up for auction again in 2011 by Bonhams at an estimated price of between £10,000 and £12,000 and is, presumably, now in private hands.  A photograph of Soper’s stall plate for Churchill which is included in P Begent and H Chesshyre, The Most Noble Order of the Garter:  650 Years  (London, 1999) page 292 demonstrates the superiority of Soper’s work in design and execution. What a pity that it does not adorn the Quire of St George’s Chapel for which it was commissioned.

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The European Union Kingdom of Heligoland

On this day, I found the European Union Kingdom of Helgoland. Elizabeth was once the Queen of the European Union. There were other nations that belonged to the EU that had royals who employed democratic nations in their title. China is celebrating the Death of the European Union, and is mocking Australia as being the symbol of the end of the British Commonwealth. At the same time, China eyes nations in Africa. Brexit, was the Beginning of the End. The Trumpites modeled their INSURECTION on Brexit.

I declare the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, the titular King and Queen of the Island of Heligoland, and seek the backing of the German Government to make this Kingdom their new Hands Across the Water, in order to Unify Germany and Britain, so they can take on their mutual enemies that are making plans to do them harm. Let us found a bond with the State of California so it will represent the European Union of the West, looking East to where our common adversary threatens our common supremacy of….The Seas of Liberty! Let San Francisco Bay and Hawaii be the Common Port of a New United Nations Fleet. Let us erect a International Sister of Liberty on Treasure Island that will look forever out the Golden Gate. Let the Kingdom of Heligoland be a Kingdom of Refuge for all the royals of the world, and all journalists.

The people of Heligoland are hoping the European Union bases Frontex on their Small Rock, that can be the Gibraltar of the New Union and Kingdom. Illegal Immigration has toppled Britain and the United States, and made these once powerful nations vulnerable to TREACEROUS crack-pots and religious cult leaders, who pretend to protect us from the foreign enemy within – when they are THE ENEMY WITHIN! These are NOT PATRIOTS.

I suggest the building of Two Towers of Liberty, one on Heligoland, and the other on Treasure Island. After 911, the United States did not respond correctly. We tried to gain back our power and lost prestige by launching a a war in Afghanistan – that alas we pull out of. President Biden has bid his Vice President, Kamala Harris, to solve the illegal immigration across our border. The Trumpites spent billions on Their Wall of Fear, that was the biggest Billboard Campaign of Fear erected – since the Great Wall of China. Trump”s Wall is the greatest failure in American History. He failed to get reelected, and his cult followers FAIL see how they lost. They are sore losers, just like the Confederacy, who seceded from the Union – AND FAILED!

I challenge China to come up with THEIR SOLUTION to illegal immigration, or shut up! Their threats ARE VILE, and intellectually dishonest. We can do better. Let our Vice President meet with members of the European Union in order to form a better way, a sane approach to what the People of the World have long engaged in. Consider Exodus!

John Presco ‘Nazarite Judge’ President ‘Belmont Soda Works’

The Queen Came To Me In A Dream | Rosamond Press

California Fusileers (militarymuseum.org)

European Border and Coast Guard Agency – Wikipedia

German Federal Coast Guard – Wikipedia

European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) | European Union (europa.eu)

Treasure Island, San Francisco – Wikipedia

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The California Fusileers

My ancestors were wealthy Prussians. Were they investors in Prussia’s attempt to purchase California, that did not happen possibly due to the Revolutions of 1848? Did some Germans realize California could be had by a intensive migration? The six million dollars could be used to buy portable homes, and other necessities. The chances Count Cipriani purchased a portable home from Carl Janke, is high. Unless he brought one in his wagon train.

The Jankes were members of the California Fusiliers. Did they have any contact with my kin, John Fremont, who was talked out of founding a new nation in the West during the Civil War. Consider the Manifest Destiny propaganda of his father-in-law and John Astor, who paid Washington Irving to author a propaganda novel that clamed the right of Americans to take the Oregon Territory – from BRITISH ROYALS. Astor launched a financial conquest of China – that could be the model for China today! If they take over Central America, will they manufacture Chinese cocaine after exterminating the criminal cartel and all gangs south of the border? Texans would be – pleased as punch! As long as China does not take away their right not to wear masks – or their guns! What about – their God? China could get its powerful think tank to invent a Cocaine Jesus for anti-Democratic cult followers, who will honor the day the Democrats cheated them our of their birth right with fake elections. To the Chinese, we look like members of a superstitious Cargo Cult, we easy pickens when it comes to….Divide and Conquer. Our tribal system is open to covert bribes, pitting one tribe against another tribe.

John Presco ‘Author of The Royal Janitor’

California Fusileers (militarymuseum.org)

On November 29, 1858, M.C. Blake, County Judge of San Francisco County, appointed Major Isaac Rowell to enroll members in a volunteer military company to be known as the California Fusileers. The name fusileer (or fusilier) originally applied to a soldier armed with a fusil. In the British Army the designation Fusiliers is still retained by ten regiments distinguished from the other regiments of the line only by wearing a kind of busby and other peculiarities in costume.

Accordingly on December 9, 1858, Major Rowell presided at the meeting and superintended the election of officers of this new organization. F. G. E. Tittel was elected Captain and Peter Lesser, First Lieutenant. The company was composed almost entirely of German citizens of San Francisco and was a well drilled unit.

Their first recorded appearance in public was in connection with the elaborate military reception tendered to General Winfield Scott on October 18, 1859. Governor Weller and other dignitaries attended the reception and tendered their respect to the famous hero of the Mexican Campaign. (1)

The path of the California Fusileers proved to be rough and rather stormy for in the latter part of 1863, a bitter feud between Captain Tittel and Colonel West, commanding the First Regiment of Infantry, culminated in the refusal of Colonel West to deliver uniforms to Company E, California Fusileers as long as Captain Tittel was in command. When Captain Tittel was promoted to Colonel of the Sixth Infantry Regiment, First Lieutenant John Obeneimer made a new demand to Colonel West for their uniforms.

The Colonel again refused to deliver the uniforms until the company should show that their bona fide active members were sufficient to comply with the law, and that the officers evinced a disposition to do their duty and obey proper orders and regulations. In reply to this letter, the Lieutenant urged the Colonel to prefer charges against him if he had been negligent in duty or disobeyed orders. The Lieutenant was a “fighter” evidently, for he not only contradicted the Colonel but he took the matter up with Brigadier-General Ellis, who then ordered.an inspection of the company by Major Hill on December 10, 1863. The inspection showed their arms and equipirient in good and serviceable order, their books well kept but in German language, the discipline of the company good and their drill passable. Thirty-seven members were in old and badly worn uniforms, and seven without any uniforms. These uniforms belonged to the old company and were private property.

The records do not reveal the outcome of the strife, but it is assumed that the unit received their uniforms for soon after the passing of the Inspection, the California Fusileers were transferred to the Sixth Infantry Regiment, Second Brigade as Company A. The Colonel of this Regiment was the California Fusileers’ first Captain (F. C. E. Tittel) and no doubt the new assignment ended the ill-feeling between Colonel West and the California Fusileers.

With the conclusion of the Civil War the need for a large militia force was lessened and the Legislature passed a law reducing the number of the militia. This law provided for the organization of a Board of Organization and Location. The duty of this Board was to select companies that were to be mustered out, their selection being decided according to local requirements, ability.to concentrate on short notice, and the ability to meet the standards required regarding efficiency and enrollment of individual companies. It is assumed the California Fusileers was mustered out because of their location in relation to military need, since a large number of companies were mustered out in San Francisco for that reason. Their mustering out occurred on July 23, 1866.


The Armory Hall at Sacramento and Montgomery Streets, home of the California Fusiliers.

The Prussian Kingdom of Jerusalem and California

Posted on December 22, 2020 by Royal Rosamond Press

Trump is talking about implementing Marshall Law. I believe he has been considering doing this in California for a couple of years. He has sent his idiotic advance guard in the form of The Newt and The Hucklehead.

FLASH! Trump’s ‘Patriot Prayer’ group attacked the Oregon State House and two reporters. This is coming from THE President. Never before in history have we had a leader who encourages civil disobedience – and attacks on the press! I am writing a James Bond novel to get my politics and message across – as well as weaken Putin.. A year ago I had Victoria Bond and Miriam Christling become lovers to counter the anti-gay bashing in Russia. San Francisco led the world in Gary Rights. Ian Fleming is kin to all the Gettys. Governor Newsom is being attacked by the religious-right. This is – REVENGE! Are the Trumpites reading my blog?

My grandfather the author was a friend of Dashiell Hammet and taught Erl Stanley Gardener to write. He camped on the Channel Islands with Black Mask writers. My spy novel ‘The Royal Janitor’ should be a SF landmark, a part of the Starter Sourdough.

I showed up dressed as the Anti-Christ at a armed 3% rally in Eugene Oregon that clashed with a Gay Rights rally. This militia promised Biblical stuff – too!

John ‘The Seer’

(1) Patriot Prayer Is Dragging Antifa Into An Unwinnable PR War (HBO) – YouTube

The Black Mask – Writes Again! | Rosamond Press

Two journalists, Brian Hayes of the Salem Statesman-Journal and Sergio Olmos of OPB, said they were assaulted by protesters Monday afternoon.

OSP has identified Jeremy Roberts, 40, as the man who attacked the reporters. Roberts has not been located by officers yet.

Covid US: Anti-lockdown protesters hit Oregon State Capitol building | Daily Mail Online

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The Royal Janitor

by

John G. Precsco

Copyright 2020

While Starfish salivated over the target rifle that Admiral William Augustus Lee used when he won his first gold medal, Victoria took in the old map that was hung on the back of the display. She had seen it before. In her work at the Royal College of Arms, she had seen many old maps that were provided as evidence of a royal or Baronic lineage. Claims to land – played a huge role in owning a title and cote of arms!

Pressing her nose to the glass, Victoria was now nine years old. When she read the name Charles Preuss, she went into a deep trance. She had looked at a dozen copies of this map filed in the College to back up claims for large chunks of California. Taking out her cellphone, she googled John Fremont. Preuss went on…

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African Nazarite Turners

China is looking to build a base on the west coast of Africa. Texas, and other ex-Confederate States, are making new Jim Crow Laws to oppress the voting of the descendants of Black Africans kidnapped and sold in South Carolina. Christians in Northern Oregon got Covid because they did not wear masks in church. Do they think they are better than some Oregonians they exposed to Death? White Australians are talking about spending more billions to buy arms in order to defend itself from the Yellow Race. How does God figure into all this? Does He care? Is God dead, and thus….Might makes right?

When I began ‘The Royal Janitor’ I made one of my characters a Christian in order to deal with the paragraph above. How many Chinese People are secretly Christians? How come Christians in Texas aren’t coming to the aid of Fellow Christians in China? I am going to run for President as THE NO FEAR PRESIDENT. I want to rid the world of fear. My intentions are good. Will I succeed? Will I even – come close?

John ‘The Nazarite’

US hits new record for transgender killings. Puerto Rico is the epicenter of the violence. (msn.com)

US general warns China is actively seeking to set up an Atlantic naval base (msn.com)

A top U.S. general is warning that China may be looking to extend its influence beyond the Pacific with the potential construction of a large Atlantic naval base on the western coast of Africa.

In an interview with The Associated Press published Thursday, U.S. Gen. Stephen Townsend, who leads U.S. Africa Command (Africom), said China has been in contact with countries as far north as Mauritania and as far south as Namibia on establishing a naval facility with the capability to host submarines or aircraft carriers.https://www.dianomi.com/smartads.epl?id=3533

“They’re looking for a place where they can rearm and repair warships. That becomes militarily useful in conflict,” Townsend said.

“They’re a long way toward establishing that in Djibouti,” on Africa’s eastern coast, he added. “Now they’re casting their gaze to the Atlantic coast and wanting to get such a base there.”

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“Anti-Democratic Cult’

Bernie Sanders just said what I have been saying for years. This is why I claimed the Republican Party in the name of of my Turnverein German ancestors. When the evangelical neo-Confederate Cult topples Cheney, it will be like firing the shot that begins the Second Civil War. Our enemies know this is coming and is why they are making aggressive moves. Red State Lunatic Traitors want to bring down our Democracy – because they lost – again!

John Presco

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“Sanders said Cheney was being ousted for the crime of “acknowledging the reality” that former President Trump lost the 2020 election to President Biden.

“The Republican Party is no longer a ‘conservative’ party. It is an anti-democratic cult pushing the Big Lie and conspiracy theories,” wrote Sanders, who ran for president himself in 2020 but was defeated by Biden in the Democratic primary.

In a rare public ‘proclamation’, China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) — the country’s economic planning body — announced “the indefinite suspension of all activities under under [the] China-Australia Strategic Economic Dialogue” on Thursday.

China’s Xi Jinping Says Soon No Enemy Will Be Able to Defeat the Country (msn.com)

Sanders on Cheney drama: GOP is an ‘anti-democratic cult’ (msn.com)

U.S. General Worried About China’s Efforts to Establish Military Base on Africa’s West Coast (msn.com)

U.S. General Stephen Townsend, who heads U.S. Africa Command, told the Associated Press that Beijing has approached several countries stretching along Africa’s west coast about establishing a navy facility capable of hosting submarines or aircraft carriers.

“They’re looking for a place where they can rearm and repair warships. That becomes militarily useful in conflict,” Townsend said. “They’re a long way toward establishing that in Djibouti. Now they’re casting their gaze to the Atlantic coast and wanting to get such a base there.”

Russian MiG-31 Fighter Jet Intercepts U.S. Aircraft as Moscow Eyes NATO Drills (msn.com)

Russia scrambled a fighter jet by its far eastern border to escort a U.S. military plane as tensions continue to grow between Washington, DC and Moscow over tit-for-tat aircraft maneuvers.

Russia Tells U.S. Only Their Troops Are Welcome in Syria (msn.com)

Why China’s eventual aims with Taiwan could have a major global financial and economic impact (msn.com)

Gunboats and blockade threats as U.K., France clash over fishing (msn.com)

What is the ‘Great Game’ between Russia and the United States? (msn.com)

China has shut down a diplomatic channel with Australia, accusing government ministers of waging a ‘cold war’ (msn.com)

US military begins major exercises in Russia’s backyard (msn.com)

U.S. military forces in Europe started an exercise Tuesday that will put 28,000 troops from 26 countries near Russian territory for over six weeks, with a focus on the Balkans and Black Sea region.

U.S. Flew Over Two Spy Planes a Day in South China Sea Throughout April (msn.com)

White House: US-China war over Taiwan ‘would broaden quickly’ (msn.com)

Black Turnverein

Posted on July 17, 2020 by Royal Rosamond Press

Yesterday, I admitted I have gotten out of shape due to COVID-19. Today I founded the Black Turnverein Channel that hopefully will be broadcast across America. Many black athletes will not be taking the field in our Nation’s colleges. I moved to Springfield fourteen years ago and bonded with some of the black Oregon Ducks. For awhile there was a group of blacks who met near the playground to do exercise. I joined them. I was seventy years – young!

With the coming of Black Live’s Matter, the whole world is looking at major issues that can, and will change the course of world history. It was traditional for Turnverein Clubs to hold debates of all kinds. These German immigrants go involved in our Democracy and served in the Union Army and helped defeat the Confederate Conspiracy – which is still alive! With my discovery my kin, John Fremont, formed the Radical Democracy Party in order to get Abraham Lincoln to drop out of the rice, opens up a huge field of topics in regards to how thoroughly black slaves were oppressed in the United States.

I would like to see the Black Panthers found a Black Turnverein in Oakland California. There is talk about armed Black Militias.  My kin, Carl Janke, founded a Turnverein in Belmont and San Francisco where a armed Vigilante Committee may have been preparing to fight the Confederacy – as well as maintaining Law and Order. These issue are up! This history has returned.

https://www.newsweek.com/armed-black-demonstrators-challenge-white-supremacist-militia-georgias-stone-mountain-park-1515494

I am for seeing armed black groups –  if they take advantage of the Turnverein history. I would love to see the Black Panthers marching down Broadway and parading at Merritt College – after the coronavirus is no longer a threat. Being of sound body and mind was the motive of the Turnverein that admitted Jews who went on of the create Muscular Judaism, and, founded the New Israel. Are we to see Jews doing the goosestep in Los Angeles where live the largest Jewish population outside Israel? I have roots in Reformed Judaism.

I highly suggest BLM contact Ursula Von Der Leyen who went to Stanford. Tell her you want to set up a cultural exchange with Germany.  Blacks should learn German. English is the language of the slave masters. I would start classical music clubs and learn the goose step that many nations south of the Trump Wall have adopted. I would recognize Cuba, who were taught to goose step by the Russians – who learned it from my Prussian kin. The Germans were for the cultural advancement of the black slaves – they were determined to set free! Germany did take part in the slave trade and there is reparation conversation about the genocide of Africans. Perhaps Germans will donate violins and other instrument to black students – who may not go back to school. The Black Turnverein channel can teach children to play and speak German. Why Trump and the Republicans snub Germany, is to say:

“The enemy of my enemy – is my friend!”

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/trump-germany-coronavirus-ww2-enemy-allies-russia-putin-a9435906.html

“Donald Trump is suggesting the United States should treat Germany more like an enemy because the two countries were adversaries in World War II as the president again lobbied for closer US-Russian relations.”

Huey Newton came up with a plan he titles ‘Internationalism’. I know Black Lives Matter has stepped into the Limelight of History – that is on their side! There are around forty-two million black people in America and the same amount for Americans with German roots. I have a vision of black men and women speaking in German in a public place. They are discussing the German and Black Composers. I see a black man standing on stage at Carnegie Hall singing the BLM anthem, a blues number sang to Beethoven’s Sonata Claro de Luna. This is the first victory song. as a historian, I testify BLM won it’s first victory. We have a major contender on the World Stage.

John Presco

President: Royal Rosamond Press

Sonata Claro de Luna 

https://www.ohio.edu/chastain/rz/turnvere.htm

https://www.vqronline.org/essay/what-became-prussian-army

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goose_step

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Of all the delusions of the pre-Blitzkrieg era none seems stranger today than the firm belief of the democracies that the Prussian Army would stop Hitler. And few have done more damage. As late as last May—after the invasion of Norway and a few days before the invasion of the Low Countries—high English and French government officials were still convinced that the Prussian Army would never allow Hitler to attack in the West, And while the earlier hopes in an open revolt of the Army had faded by then, it was still widely believed that sooner or later the old-line Prussian Junkers would assert themselves and would establish a government in Germany with which a peace could be negotiated.

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Yesterday I discovered one of my great grandfathers founded a Turnverein Hall on Bush Street in San Francisco. This hall was a place one could go hear music and practice gymnastics. The Seamens Friendly Union met here, and the Vigilance Committee.  Plays were performed, and debates held. This is the radical root of San Francisco that I have traced to the Longshoreman’s Hall and the first Acid Tests.  The Turner hall offered music and other entertainment as an alternative to gambling and prostitution. My father was a Merchant Marine and would be pleased to know the first institution for furthering sailor rights met in the Bush hall.

All seamen are invited to attend at the Turn Verein Hall on Bush Street between Stockton and Powell Streets on Thursday Evening, January 11 at 7 1/2 o’clock to form a Seamens Society for the Pacific Coast.

The Vigilance Committee combatted corruption and violence. These were idealists that lay the groundwork for a city famous for it cultural revolutions.

“Flaunting their rebellious spirit, the gymnasts of Vormärz wore their hair long and sported large black hats decorated with a rooster feather”

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Above are my grandparents having picnic in the Oakland Hills. There is a sharpshooters rifle hanging in the tree.  Janke had marksman contests Belmont Park. Many Turnverein were Socialists and Marxists.

The German Turnverein

Founded amid the nationalist enthusiasms of the War of Liberation, the German gymnastic movement, or Turnverein, had fundamentally changed by the time of the 1848 revolutions in the German lands. Although Friedrich Ludwig Jahn, the gymnasium instructor who had originated the idea of nationalist gymnastics in Berlin in 1811, was still venerated in the organization, his anti-Semitism, hatred of the French, and loyalty to the Hohenzollern dynasty left him out of step with an organization committed to national unification and political liberalism. While the Turnverein‘s ideological stance reflected the prevailing spirit of the German Vormärz, it also bespoke the peculiar circumstances of the organization’s history. The German Confederation of Metternich had viewed the patriotic enthusiasms of the War of Liberation with suspicion and had banned the Turnverein following the murder of the conservative journalist August von Kotzebue by the young student Karl Sand in 1819. Turnverein practice areas had been closed, the apparatus dismantled, and the leaders prosecuted. Jahn himself had been imprisoned at the Kolberg Fortress until 1825, and barred from teaching or gymnastic work after his release. This period, which Jahn called the Turnsperre, lasted in Prussia and most German states until the 1840s.

The lifting of the Turnsperre in the more liberal atmosphere of the 1840s reawakened the Turnverein to a vigorous new life. The center of the revived movement shifted out of Prussia, which had been its heartland under Jahn’s leadership, to the South and West German States, where the Turnsperre had generally been shorter and less restrictive. The membership of the new clubs was more inclusive, as the cor of students and academics which had made up the rank and file of the Turnverein in its early years was joined by a large contingent of craft workers, along with many Jewish members, often in positions of leadership. These gymnastic clubs were often closely aligned with workers’ organizations and democratic clubs with whom they shared a desire for reform and a rejection of traditional hierarchies.

In contrast to the organization Jahn had founded, almost one-half of the membership on the 1840s were non-gymnasts, the so-called “Friends of Turnen,” and because of this, the new clubs engaged in more non-gymnastic activities, such as funding libraries and reading rooms, and sponsoring lectures, often of a politically liberal nature. They joined the new volunteer firemen’s movement, and acted as a police force during the outbreaks of social unrest which characterized the revolutionary period. They even imparted a new spirit to their gymnastic program by initiating training sessions for children and, far more radical in light of the times, for women as well. Flaunting their rebellious spirit, the gymnasts of Vormärz wore their hair long and sported large black hats decorated with a rooster feather instead of the more formal attire of the Biedermeier period.

Spread throughout the geographic area of Germany, this more diverse gymnastic movement staged larger and more elaborate gymnastic festivals, which sometimes lasted several days and always culminated with a pledge for national unity. In an effort to realize this unity on a gymnastic level, an all-German gymnastic union was formed in April 1848, shortly after revolution had swept the German Confederation. Established as a demonstration of support for the Frankfurt Parliament, the new league was immediately controversial not the least because it avowed purpose, “to work for the unity of the German people and to uplift the brotherhood and the physical and spiritual power of the people,” failed to mention gymnastics. Impatient with the cautious program of the German Gymnastic Union, a group of radical clubs formed a second, rival union called the “Democratic Gymnastic Union,” and further schisms followed.

Given the radicalization of the movement in the 1840s, it is not surprising that the German gymnasts were directly involved in the 1848 revolutions. Turnverein leaders won renown for their leading roles in local uprisings, among them Gustav Struve in Baden, Otto Heubner in Dresden, and August Schärttner in Hanau. One Turnverein leader who was not in the forefront of radical change was Turnvater Jahn. Elected as a representative to the Frankfurt Parliament, Jahn was given honor, but no real influence, in the revived gymnastic movement.

Although a proposal to form a “Gymnastic Army” (Turnerschar) to supplement the National Guard was never realized, gymnasts manned barricades and participated in crucial fighting during the revolutions. Early in the revolutionary period, the eighty-odd members of the Kiel Turnverein took arms against Denmark in the conflict over Schleswig-Holstein. Although soon defeated, their actions won praise from moderates in the organization who contrasted their “unpolitical” dedication to the cause of the nation with the more radical social and political programs of gymnasts in other regions. Exemplifying this latter trend were the gymnasts in the mob that murdered Prince Felix Lichnowsky and General Hans von Auerswald in Frankfurt in September 1848, during a popular protest against the armistice with Denmark, and those who fought, often in the club uniform, to defend the city of Dresden against Prussian forces in May 1849. Turnverein clubs also participated in the veneration of Robert Blum, who had been killed by counter-revolutionary forces in Vienna, by holding services in his honor, marching in memorial parades, and helping to raise money for his family.

The Turnverein as an organization was most closely associated with the uprisings in Baden, the center of the radical sentiment in southwest Germany. Gymnasts had been among the defenders of the city of Freiburg in early disturbances in the province in April 1848. In the late spring and early summer of 1849, violence erupted again and brought about some of the most prolonged fighting of the revolutionary period. After agitation for a democratic nation-state had forced the Grand Duke to flee, other German states, led by Prussia, sent in troops to crush the movement. The gymnastic organization of the Rhineland province of Hanau organized a march to Baden to defend the province. Although this force gathered around 600 men along the way, it was poorly armed and led and easily outmatched by the regular armies it encountered. About 240 survivors of this effort managed to cross into neighboring Switzerland, where they received a hero’s welcome from Swiss gymnasts and students.

The aftermath of the 1848 revolutions devastated the German gymnastic movement. Clubs were disbanded, property confiscated and leaders lost to jail or exile. The various attempts to form a union of gymnastic clubs likewise fell victim to the Reaction. In these circumstances, the Turnverein turned away from politics to concentrate on its gymnastic program. It was only with the revival of the drivefor German unification in the late 1860s, that the gymnastic movement rediscovered its purpose and was able to regain he momentum of the revolutionary era.

Claire E. Nolte

Langewiesche, Dieter “‘Für Volk und Vaterland kraeftig zu wirken’: Zur politischen und gesellschaftlichen Rolle der Turner zwischen 1811 und 1871,” In Kulturgut oder Körperkult, 22-61. Ed. Ommo Grupe. Tübingen: Attempto, 1990.

Neuendorff, Edmund Geschichte der neueren deutschen Leibesübungen vom Beginn des 18. Jahrhunderts bis zur Gegenwart III Die Zeit von 1820 bis 1860 Dresden: Limpert-Verlag, [1930].

Neumann, Hannes Die deutsche Turnbewegung in der Revolution 1848/49 und in der amerikanischen Emigration Schorndorf: Hofmann, 1968.

Überhorst, Horst Friedrich Ludwig Jahn and His Time, 1778-1852 Trans. by Timothey Nevill. Munich: Moos, 1978.

Please E-mail comments or suggestions to cnolte@manhattan.edu

My Vigilant German Kindred

Posted on August 17, 2019by Royal Rosamond Press

In the photograph of my German grandfathers taken in the Oakland Hills, we see a rifle hung in a tree. Carl Janke owned a German Theme park south of San Francisco where sharpshooter contests were held. I suspect my German People helped form the Vigilante Committees of California with the help of the Turnverein. I believe they helped found the Jewish Turnverein of Berlin, who were instrumental in founding the Nation of Israel.

This rifle is the symbol of the Emancipation of the slaves. The treacherous Confederacy murdered thousands in order to keep Americans in chains. When the Germans lost their battle against the Papal forces of the Habsburgs, they came to America on many ships. When they came down the gangplank, waiting for them were countrymen, who gave them a rifle and a uniform. They were now Freedom Fighters in the Union Army – and they marched against Lee’s army of traitors. Eventually we defeated him. Lee is my kin. We look alike. There are 240,000 million Americans of German descent.

To the polls! Sweep this Champion Liar – and his Neo-Confederate Goon Squad – into the sea! Remember General Sherman! Write your Senator and demand Moscow Mitch stand before the American People once a week, and give a complete report of the united effort to put down Fuzzyball Putin, and his Demon Squad of Hackers, named in the Mueller report.

Neo-Confederate Traitors of our time, went to Bob Jones University in order to learn evangelical propaganda so they could counter the movement of Martin Luther King. These traitors now control our Senate, that is using the contrived abortion mission to divide our nation. As a Republican Candidate for the Office of the President of the United State of America, it is my objective to sweep the evangelical trailer-trash out of the Republican Party co-founded by my kindred, John Fremont, and his wife Jessie Benton Fremont.

On this day, I found the New Jessie Scouts, a vigilant squad of loyal women whose job it is to protect all women who are being harassed by Treacherous Patriot pretenders, and Trump’s Pussy Squad of Practiced Perverts and Liars. How dare Trump suggest his evangelical worshippers want their Messiah to hold office for a third term. This is treason, preached by fake men of god!

How long would the Black Holocaust have gone on if Lee and his Traitors won the Civil War? How many teenage slaves would have been backed against a wall and had their pussys grabbed, and then forced to bare the child of their owner so it could be sold? Thank God for these good Germans, these Saviors!

Lock him up!

John Presco

Presidential Republican Candidate

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_Americans_in_the_American_Civil_War

TURNVEREIN SHARPSHOOTERS

The Home Guard Willing to Shed Its Blood but Only at Los Angeles The contemplated home guard of sharpshooters connected with the Turnverein Germania Is making but slow progress In getting organized. A minority of intending members met last night but failed to do anything. A score or so were willing to sign the roll to be forwarded to the adjutant general, but several others held back, not from lack of patriotism or want of sympathy with the United States, but for fear that In the event of the state’s accepting their services as an Independent company they might be called upon to do duty or fight away from home. These men hay* ties here which preclude their leaving their families or interests and they are unwilling to sign any papers which might turn out to be no obligation to leave Los Angeles and march to the front. They want to be strictly what the name Implies—home guard. As one man put it tersely, “I am for this country, willing to defend It here and shed my blood right in Los Angeles for the Stars and Stripes, but I’ll be goll-darned if I want to have it run out of my body at Milpitas or Sausalito.” At the next meeting, however, it is expected that so many will sign the roll that the sharpshooters will be able to organize.

Los Angeles 1898

A popular Union commander and native German, Major General Franz Sigel was the highest ranking German-American officer in the Union Army, with many Germans enlisting to “fight mit Sigel.” Sigel was a political appointment of President Abraham Lincoln, who hoped that Sigel’s immense popularity would help deliver the votes of the increasingly important German segment of the population[citation needed]. He was a member of the Forty-Eighters, a political movement of the revolutions in German states that led to thousands of Germans emigrating to the United States. These included such future Civil War officers as Maj. Gen. Carl Schurz, Brig. Gen. August WillichLouis BlenkerMax Weber and Alexander Schimmelfennig.

Schurz was part of the socio-political movement in America known as the Turners, who contributed to getting Lincoln elected as President. The Turners provided the bodyguard at Lincoln’s inauguration on March 4, 1861, and also at Lincoln’s funeral in April 1865.

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Yesterday I discovered one of my great grandfathers founded a Turnverein Hall on Bush Street in San Francisco. This hall was a place one could go hear music and practice gymnastics. The Seamens Friendly Union met here, and the Vigilance Committee.  Plays were performed, and debates held. This is the radical root of San Francisco that I have traced to the Longshoreman’s Hall and the first Acid Tests.  The Turner hall offered music and other entertainment as an alternative to gambling and prostitution. My father was a Merchant Marine and would be pleased to know the first institution for furthering sailor rights met in the Bush hall.

All seamen are invited to attend at the Turn Verein Hall on Bush Street between Stockton and Powell Streets on Thursday Evening, January 11 at 7 1/2 o’clock to form a Seamens Society for the Pacific Coast.

The Vigilance Committee combatted corruption and violence. These were idealists that lay the groundwork for a city famous for it cultural revolutions.

“Flaunting their rebellious spirit, the gymnasts of Vormärz wore their hair long and sported large black hats decorated with a rooster feather”

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Above are my grandparents having picnic in the Oakland Hills. There is a sharpshooters rifle hanging in the tree.  Janke had marksman contests Belmont Park. Many Turnverein were Socialists and Marxists.

Jon Presco

Israeli National-Socialists

Posted on September 18, 2011by Royal Rosamond Press

Israel was founded by Socialists who got a foothold in Palestine via the Maccabi Sports Clubs that sprang from the German Turnverein, or, Turn Verein, Turner Societies, founded by Freiderich Jahn a Prussian, who is considered by some to be the Father of National-Socialisms, or, the Nazis. I suspect my kin, Carl Janke, was a Turnverein and established a Turner Society in Belmont that later merged with the Oddfellows. William Ralston, whose home was in Belmont, provided the funds to spread the Oddfellows throughout Europe, beginning in Germany, where Jews and Gentiles met in Turnverien clubs, worked out together, talked business, and promoted the idea that their children should marry. Then the Germans wanted the Jews out, and they formed their own Turnverein clubs that became the Maccabi gymnasts who began to colonize Palastine.

After world war one there was a prejudice against Germans, and Turnverein was changed to Tanforan, the alleged kin of a Mexican Spaniard.

The Zionist Socialists of Israel would have you believe, great Rabbis and Jewish Prophets, founded the nation of Israel, for the sake of the evangelical prophets from Ireland. Worng! This is pure Nationalism – without God!

Jon Presco

Copyright 2011

http://art.famsf.org/wa-janke-founded-belmont-picnic-grounds-and-first-turn-verein-bush-street-39933

“W.A. Janke, founded the Belmont Picnic Grounds, and the first Turn Verein on Bush Street.”

Yesterday I received information from Shirley Schwoerer of the Redwood City Library, that said my ancestor, Carl August Janke, was instrumental in establishing a Turnverien in Belmont, and the Bay Area. Was it the first?

“He erected the old amusement hall of the Turnverein, and managed this for several years.”

Janke may be the first real estate developer in the San Francisco bay area.

“In 1849 the family came around the Horn on an old Clipper ship, and Mr. Janke brought with him on the trip the material for six portable houses. He set up these houses, and at once engaged in a successful business, as a building contractor.”

This information confirms my theory that the Tanforan cottages in the Mission, are the Turnverein cottages that Janke brought around the Cape in order to establish a German community of Freethinkers in the New Western Land of the Free -free of church rule! The Jüdischen Turnverein was established for the same reason. For awhile Jews and Germans shared the same Turnverien in Berlin, and were seen as Liberal-Socialists. San Francisco is considered the most Liberal and ethnically diverse city in the world where folks from the old world can practice their traditions of total freedom. Hitler banned and persecuted the Freethinkers, and outlawed the Turnverein.

The membership of the new clubs was more inclusive, as the cor of students and academics which had made up the rank and file of the Turnverein in its early years was joined by a large contingent of craft workers, along with many Jewish members, often in positions of leadership. These gymnastic clubs were often closely aligned with workers’ organizations and democratic clubs with whom they shared a desire for reform and a rejection of traditional hierarchies.

They even imparted a new spirit to their gymnastic program by initiating training sessions for children and, far more radical in light of the times, for women as well. Flaunting their rebellious spirit, the gymnasts of Vormärz wore their hair long and sported large black hats decorated with a rooster feather instead of the more formal attire of the Biedermeier period.

Given the radicalization of the movement in the 1840s, it is not surprising that the German gymnasts were directly involved in the 1848 revolutions. Turnverein leaders won renown for their leading roles in local uprisings,

The Turnverein as an organization was most closely associated with the uprisings in Baden, the center of the radical sentiment in southwest Germany

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turners

http://patch.com/california/sanrafael/history-street-name-the-only-remnant-of-sharp-shooter

The first organization of seamen in the United States occurred in January of 1866 when the following notice appeared in a San Francisco paper:

Fremont’s Foreign Fighters

Posted on August 21, 2015by Royal Rosamond Press

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The Fremont family spent much time in Europe. I believe Elizabeth Fremont burned the reason why. John and Jessie had a bodyguard made up of foreigners. They feared a foreign invasion, and Lincoln was aware of this;

“President knew we were on the eve of England, France and Spain recognizing the South: they were anxious for a pretext to do so; England on account of her cotton interests, and France because the Emperor dislikes us.”

Above is a photo of Germans reenacting Civil War battles. This is because 200,000 Germans fought in this bloody war. Many of them were Turners. My Prussian and German ancestors were Turners in the Bay Area and had to know what role they would play before my kindred in South Carolina went to war with the Union.

I suspect Carl Janke was part of an effort to make California a colony of the German Unification, if not the Liberal Prussian Capital of a revolt that was taking place throughout Europe led by the Forty-Eighters who made up the Radical Republicans, who nominated John Fremont as their first candidate for office of President of the United States. Lincoln could not have become President without the Germans who must have backed the Fourteenth Amendment so their children could be recognized Citizens of the U.S.A.

In Sunshine magazine, Jessie Fremont says Britain was getting ready to import (deport) thousands of pesky Irish Catholics to California, who could be made into an army to fight for the Confederacy. If the Union fell, I suspect Fremont was prepared to declare a Nation of the West, and launch a European front to defeat the foreign allies of Slave Masters  Consider ISIS Slave Masters recruiting Europeans to come take young girls slaves, and rape them. Mary Confederate Generals raped young black slaves.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_Americans_in_the_American_Civil_War

When Janke brought six portable house around the Cape and erected them in Belmont, it is said he did so to provide housing for gold miners who struck it rich. But gold had not been discovered. I believe these homes were made for leaders of the Prussian Unification and founding of the Prussian State of California and a United West, that was not a part of the Union. I suspect John Fremont gave much of his gold to this Nation Building.

Seamens Friendly Union Society
All seamen are invited to attend at the Turn Verein Hall on Bush Street between Stockton and Powell Streets on Thursday Evening, January 11 at 7 1/2 o’clock to form a Seamens Society for the Pacific Coast.

This meeting resulted in organization of the Seamens Friendly Union and Protective Society. Alfred Enquist was elected president and George McAlpine, secretary. It was the first organization of seamen in this country, perhaps the first in the world. In 1875, the United Seamen’s Association was formed in the port of New York, and it sent a delegation to Congress to petition for laws to protect seamen. The delegation, according to a news report in The New York Times of January 21, was “graciously received by the President.”

No more was heard of this organization.

The Seamen’s Friendly Union and Protective Society in San Francisco did not last long, and the next organization to come along was the Seamen’s Protective Union formed in San Francisco in 1878 with 800 members. It, too, had a short life.

https://www.seafarers.org/aboutthesiu/history.asp

http://www.ohio.edu/chastain/rz/turnvere.htm

Seamens Friendly Union Society
All seamen are invited to attend at the Turn Verein Hall on Bush Street between Stockton and Powell Streets on Thursday Evening, January 11 at 7 1/2 o’clock to form a Seamens Society for the Pacific Coast.

This meeting resulted in organization of the Seamens Friendly Union and Protective Society. Alfred Enquist was elected president and George McAlpine, secretary. It was the first organization of seamen in this country, perhaps the first in the world. In 1875, the United Seamen’s Association was formed in the port of New York, and it sent a delegation to Congress to petition for laws to protect seamen. The delegation, according to a news report in The New York Times of January 21, was “graciously received by the President.”

http://www.digthatcrazyfarout.com/trips/trips_festival_history.html

In practice the event engulfed the two shows. Both America Needs Indians and the Open Theater’s cabaret theater were mournfully out of place in the rackety, echoing space of Longshoremen’s Hall. America Needs Indians was just a little tepee and some slides, so far as most people could tell. But there were things to do. Mikes and speakers and electrical gadgets strewn around. A light show with strobe. A booth selling books on psychedelic subjects, and another selling books about insects. There were Trips Festival T-shirts for sale. And a shopping bag full of Owsley’s latest LSD was making the rounds of the hall. But mostly it was unparalleled chaos in a crowded hall pulsing with undirected energy. A young woman jumped up on stage, stripped to the waist and danced until Brand got her off. This clinched it for the Open Theater, which was supposed to go on at ten__they weren’t going to attempt their nude “Revelations” in this wild energy. They read their sermons and got about halfway through the God Box skits when it became obvious that the crowd wanted rock and roll. They quickly brought on the Marbles, who had recently metamorphosed into a band calling itself the Loading Zone. On Saturday night the Tape Center was going on with films by the Canyon Cinema Group in something called “Options and Contracts at the Present Time.” The Ann Halprin Dancers, films by Bruce Baillie and Anthony Martin and a Vortex Light Box were going to be the visuals. Sound would come from a synthesizer invented by Donald Buchla, which would perform on its own and also modulate the rock and roll sounds of Big Brother and the Holding Company in freakish and avant-garde ways. The Acid Test would follow at 10:00 P.M. “Can you die to your corpses? Can you metamorphose? Can you pass the twentieth century? “What is total dance?”
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The Queen Came To Me In A Dream

Four days ago the Queen of England appeared to me in a dream. She was dismayed with the falling out between Harry and his father. She wanted me to do an intervention. I was so moved, I recorded my response on a facebook that I will see if I can post here. Yes! I posted this at high noon of March 2nd. The Stalls of the Knights of the Garter hold the key to forgiveness. This is a family of Germans, who need a Seer, a Prophet, another John Dee. To suggest Harry become the King of Heligoland is a part of the solution, as you will see. Phillip would do well to have both his sons, and the sons of Princess Diana, be Kings at the same time.

John Presco ‘The Queen’s Seer’

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Queen Elizabeth Is Reportedly Frustrated Over the Prince Charles and Prince Harry Drama (msn.com)

Queen Elizabeth II is reportedly tired of Prince Charles’s attitude toward Prince Harry.

On May 6, Us Weekly reported that Prince Charles “may never forgive” his son for the tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey that caused quite a bit of backlash against the royal family. The queen’s supposed thoughts? Get over it.

“With the way things are going, Charles may never forgive Harry, which hasn’t gone down well with Elizabeth,” the source said. “She feels that he’s putting his pride before the best interest of the monarchy. She has enough on her plate dealing with the loss of her husband. It’s drama she can do without.”

While Prince Willam and Prince Harry reportedly started a dialogue at their grandfather Prince Philip’s funeral, this source claims that Prince Charles is more “stubborn.” This tracks with a report in April that Prince Charles has allegedly chosen to “freeze out” his youngest son.

“Charles is working toward a new slimmed-down monarchy and is freezing Harry out. He’s actually already out,”  a source told Us Weekly in a report published on April 29. “After the damage Harry has caused the family, he firmly believes that his son doesn’t deserve the privilege of being a royal.”

This may have something to do with Prince Harry’s particularly damning critiques of his father in the March Oprah Winfrey interview. During the chat, the Duke of Sussex revealed his father stopped taking his calls when his family first moved to Canada and was dealing with startling security concerns. 

“I feel really let down because he’s been through something similar. He knows what pain feels like, and Archie’s his grandson,” Prince Harry told Winfrey, referring specifically to the parallels between Meghan Markle and Princess Diana. “But at the same time, I will always love him. There’s a lot of hurt that’s happened, and I will continue to make it one of my priorities to try and heal that relationship.” Prince Harry also said “there’s a lot to work through there” to repair their father-son bond.

In the newest Us Weekly report, the insider revealed that Queen Elizabeth much prefers Prince William’s “dignified approach” toward her other grandson. 

“They’re definitely not at the point where they speak on a regular basis, but William wants to be the bigger person and set a precedent. He believes that in order to repair damage and destruction from Harry’s interview, the best approach is to keep things civil with his brother rather than fanning the flames and fighting back with a tit-for-tat attitude,” the source says. “Elizabeth is proud of William for taking the dignified approach, unlike Charles, who still hasn’t forgiven Harry for dragging his name through the mud.”

While the phrasing of that quote seems to put Prince Harry at fault as opposed to those who reportedly made it impossible for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex to safely remain in the U.K., it’s good to know some members of the royal family are making an effort. 

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The Holy Land of The Gold Rush

The Heligoland Gold Rush

by

John Presco

President: Belmont Soda Works

Copyright 2021

I just sent this message to Ursula van der Leyen the head of the European Commission:

“My ancestors are a Gold Rush family who came to California in 1849 from Hamburg, and the island of Heligoland. They brought six portable homes around the Cape and erected them in Belmont California that is near Stanford University where Commissioner von der Leyen attended college. I have found evidence of prejudice against Germans in Belmont. The graves of Cark Janke and his wife were dug up in the middle the night, and moved to another city. Janke Street was changed. The study of my family in Belmont has been oppressed. I am kin to Ian Fleming and am authoring a Bond novel, starring Victoria Rosemond Bond. I find Erdogan’s treatment of women, appalling. Sincerely John Presco President: Royal Rosamond Press”

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My ancestors are a Gold Rush family who came to California in 1849 from Hamburg, and the island of Heligoland. They brought six portable homes around the Cape and erected them in Belmont California that is near Stanford University where Commissioner von der Leyen attended college.  I have found evidence of prejudice against Germans in Belmont. The graves of Cark Janke and his wife were dug up in the middle the night, and moved to another city. Janke Street was changed. The study of my family in Belmont has been oppressed. I am kin to Ian Fleming and am authoring a Bond novel, starring Victoria Rosemond Bond. I find Erdogan's treatment of women, appalling. Sincerely John Presco President: Royal Rosamond Press


Page 56 – Her Side of the Story (californiapioneers.org)

Elizabeth D. Johnson

Birth Place: Germany
Pioneer Father:Carl August Janki
Birth Place: Germany
Date of Arrival in California: Sept. 12, 1850
Pioneer Mother: Anna Dorthea Peterson
Birth Place: Germany
Date of Arrival in California: Sept. 12, 1850
Death: 
Father: Belmont 1881; Mother: Belmont 1881

Remarks: My father was the first to bring portable houses to the city. I believe two were erected where Sherman & Clays Music store now stands (Sutter & Kearney). One on Montgomery Street on part of the lot now occupied by the D.O Mills building and two on Folsom Street near First All were covered with slate roofs. My two brothers wore the flag of the Old Fusilier Guard. A building company called California Fusiliers (German) of which Colonel  Little was the captain. My father also built and managed the first Turn Verein Hall situated on Bush Street near Powell. The hall was dedicated Christmas Eve and all the people of note in the city attended the exercises.

Mrs. Johnson passed away Jan. 20, 1829.

With the discovery of the Independent California Fusiliers, who may have been Turnverein and Oddfellows, one might suspect that some self-righteous Christians targeted my ancestors with their fake patriotic claptrap, and would want to obliterate all evidence they were PIONEERS! One member of the BHS asked me to limit my posts on their facebook to just Belmont History -knowing Carl built a Turnverein Hall in San Francisco. I assume he did not like my history of Vice President Kamala Harris, who was born in Oakland. Her parents may have known members of the Black Panthers, who were like California Fusiliers. These morons did not realize that all contact with me – is historic -and does go in the Public Record.

History of the San Francisco Bay Region: History and Biography – Bailey Millard – Google Books

California Fusileers (militarymuseum.org)

I found Carl and Dorothea (also and Doretta) are buried at the Union Cemetery in Redwood City.

Magical Trees, a Theme Park, and Stage Coaches | Rosamond Press

Carl_August_Janke
Names Listed on the Marker:
Janke, Carl August
Janke, Dorette Catherine
Janke, Mutter Heinrich
Inscription:
— From the 1937 headstone survey –
Carl August Janke, born in Dresden, Germany Oct. 1806, died Belmont, Calif. Sept. 2, 1881
Dorette Catherine, wife of Carl August Janke, born in Hamburg, Germany, July 21, 

1813, died in Belmont, California, Feb 16, 1877
Mutter Heinrich, mother of Dorette Catherine Janke, 

born in Island of Heligoland, Germany, 1781 died in Belmont, California 1876
NOTE: In 1937 the Daughters of the American Revolution recorded all the headstones.

Prussia made early use of the title “fusilier” for various types of infantry. In 1705, the Foot Guards (Leibgarde zu Fuss) were designated as Fusilier Guards.[5] By 1837, low-quality infantry raised from garrison companies also were named fusiliers. These latter units were dressed in blue with low mitre caps.[6] Between 1740 and 1743 on Frederick the Great raised 14 separate Fusilier Regiments (numbers 33-40, 41-43 and 45-48).[7] Except for the mitre caps, these new regiments were identical in appearance, training and role to the existing line infantry (musketeers).

Fusilier – Wikipedia

Bar Kochba Turnverein | Rosamond Press

Today is the most exciting day of my long study. I found proof the Jankes were a Gold Rush family -and this fact has been oppressed and hidden – because their remains were dug up from where they rested in the grove of trees in Twin Pines Park in the middle of the night, and secretly moved to Redwood City. Citizens of Belmont objected to the removal of JANKE as the name of a street. Add to this outrage the removal of members of the Janke family -along with the Stuttmeisters – from the Oddfellow cemetery. Is this what members of the Belmont Historical Society was hiding from me? I found another source for images of my family in the Daily News, and a source I will keep a secret – unless the Grave Robbers are not done!

N_thru_Z.pdf (historicunioncemetery.com)

“Originally Carl and Dorthea were buried under a huge Bay tree, and their bodies later moved to the Union cemetery “during the dark of the night” as my mother used to tell us.”

Doris is my kin. Why didn’t Cathryn McCarthy, and other members of the Belmont Historical Society, tell me Doris wrote a history book, titled “Belmont” – As We Remember It. It is obvious MY FAMILY feels the oppression of OUR HISTORY and wants to make sure OUR VERSION is recorded. This is – AN OUTRAGE! My attorney is going to make this FACT very clear; Doris prayed one of her kin would take an interest in the history she compiled – and add to it! I posted on the Union Cemetery and that post was removed in a vile act of desecration and censorship. I only found Doris’s letters – yesterday! This is a COVERUP. Members of the BHS dug a fresh grave – and threw me and my history in it. They tried to bury me – alive! The trauma I feel – is extreme! I have been in therapy for the same thing being done to I and my famous sister’s history.

The Jealous Historical Society | Rosamond Press

We Were Evicted From Our Graves | Rosamond Press

I found my Atlantis from where my possible DNA, hail. A test should be made. Dorothy Peterson-Janke was born on the island of Heligoland, that means Holy Land. She might have been a British Subject. Did Janke live on Holy Land Island, too? Did other citizens of Holy Land come around the Horn with the portable houses – because they needed room – a new land for their offspring? Was a colony established in Belmont, that was first named Waterview? When you live on a island, you have a view of the water – all around you.

Plans were made to build a major port in Belmont called ‘San Francisco Port’. The Jankes appear to have made enemies. Did they found New Heligoland in 1849 – before California became a State? This place was seen as the Nazi Atlantis. There was a horrendous battle over it. A super bomb was made – and dropped on his in order to wipe it off the map! Did the enemies of the Jankes – mock them after this D-Day Bomb destroyed the Motherland?

I have a dream, a vision. I am destined to live on Holy Land Island that is the real Fantasyland! Consider the gathering of our first Science Fiction Writers on Santa Cruz Island. The Janke theme park – was the first Disneyland. I am wondering if the Cimri trilbe, and their Queen, ended up on Holy Land Island. Did hey claim descent from Mary Magdalene?

I founded the New Falcon Art College in Belmont. How many citizens of Heligoland came around the Horn with the Janke portable houses? Is there a hidden lineage in California? I suspect The People of The Holy Land had a colony in Hamburg that helped support the Mother Holy Land. With the revolutions of 1848 there might have been a call for….

The Exodus From The Holy Land! Prussia did make an offer to purchase California.

‘Jew’s Land’ Revisted | Rosamond Press

For six years I have pondered why there is a wreath and a rifle hanging in the tree at the picnic of the Stuttmeister- Janke – Broderick Picnic. I believe that is William Janke sitting on a tree stump, a head above the others. These are Oddfellows who traditionally come sit amongs their dead. I believe the wreath is honoring Carl and Dorthea Janke who are by feet away, they at rest in their eternal park they maketh, their Garden of Eden.

I now launch a campaign to make Harry and Magan Windsor, the King and Queen of Heligoland, and this New Kingdom, become a member of the European Union – which in theory – must contain California! Here is the Gone With The Wind Story In The West! How many times did the enemies of The Holylanders – try to starve them out?

I will now fashion a cote of arms for The New Holy Landers with this motto….

“during the dark of the night”

In the ending scene of Gone With The Wind, we see Scarlet O’Hara rising from the graveyard of Her People. Where are their tombstones?

We now return our souls to the creator,
as we stand on the edge of eternal darkness.
Let our chant fill the void,
in order that others may know.
In the land of the night,
the ship of the sun,
is drawn by the grateful dead.

As God as my witness – YouTube

The Beautiful South Has Awoken | Rosamond Press

The Stuttmeister Tomb in Berlin | Rosamond Press

  1. Der Dorotheenstädtscher Friedrichswerderscher Friedhof Berlin Mitte – YouTube

Falcon Art College Of Belmont | Rosamond Press

The London Fleming Connection | Rosamond Press

The Rose of Faramond | Rosamond Press

The German Rose of California | Rosamond Press

The German Garden | Rosamond Press

Historic Union Cemetery

CarlandDorotheaJanke.pdf (historicunioncemetery.com)

N_thru_Z.pdf (historicunioncemetery.com)

N_thru_Z.pdf (historicunioncemetery.com)

History of the San Francisco Bay Region: History and Biography – Bailey Millard – Google Books

Belmont School of Espionage – Belmont Soda Works California

hub.pdf (belmonthistoricalsociety.com)

History of the San Francisco Bay Region: History and Biography – Bailey Millard – Google Books

Helgoland, also spelled Heligoland, island, Schleswig-Holstein Land (state), northwestern Germany. It lies in the German Bay (Deutsche Bucht) of the North Sea, in the angle between the coast of Schleswig-Holstein and the estuaries of the Jade, Weser, and Elbe rivers, 40 miles (65 km) offshore northwest of Cuxhaven. The 520-acre (210-hectare) island consists of a level, cliff-girded, red sandstone plateau, called the Oberland (184 feet [56 metres] at its highest point); a smaller, low sandy tract in the southeast, the Unterland, extended by reclamation; and a low sandy island 0.25 mile (0.4 km) east, called Düne. Geological and historical evidence suggest that Helgoland and Düne are the last remnants of a single island whose periphery in AD 800 was about 120 miles (190 km). Continuous wave attack on the cliffs and a rise in sea level or fall in land level had reduced the island’s periphery to about 8 miles (13 km) by 1649. It has an oceanic climate with mild winter temperatures.

A walk around Heligoland – YouTube

  1. Heligoland: Germany’s island outpost with Simon Calder – YouTube

Heligoland – Heligoland, Germany – Atlas Obscura

Heligoland, and the inhabitants were evacuated to the mainland. During World War II, the Nazis fortified the island further and constructed a submarine base. In April 1945 the British Royal Air Force dropped around 7,000 bombs on the diminutive island fortress, making it uninhabitable. You can now take a tour of the five-floor bunker system located underneath the island. 

After the war, the island came under British control again. They used it for bombing practice before finally detonating about 7,385 tons of explosives under it in 1947. One of the biggest non-nuclear explosions in history, this “Big Bang” was intended to get rid of thousands of unexploded bombs. The British were ready to accept the total annihilation of the territory. Lluckily for the native Heligolanders in exile on the mainland, the plucky islet survived. However, it did change the geography of the island, dividing it into Oberland, Mittelland, and Unterland. 

In 1952, a slightly slimmed down Heligoland was returned to Germany and the former inhabitants moved back to reconstruct their tiny homeland, which had survived against all odds, albeit in a slightly different shape.

Heligoland is actually made up of two islands – Hauptinsel (main island) and the small island, Düne. Düne is not permanently inhabited by humans but is home to lots of seals. The airport is also located on Düne. 

Britain’s ‘big bang’ in Heligoland, 70 years on – BBC News

This 1843 painting by Rudolf Jordan suggests strongly the strong maritime influence of the island. Although a fashionable spa had been created in 1826, the maritime heritage was thought to underpin the core appeal of this British colony even to German tourists and visitors. it The painter himself was something of a German radical who became caught up in the 1848 Revolutions.

Heligoland Colony (Helgoland) (britishempire.co.uk)

he island was certainly useful to the Royal Navy for the remainder of the Napoleonic Wars, but its continued ownership after the war was by no means guaranteed. Heligoland would find itself trussed up as a bargaining chip with other Danish and Scandinavian territories. Britain was keen to keep the tiny island but returned other Danish islands and saw that Norway was entrusted to Sweden in what was known as the Treaty of Kiel. This would be the constitutional basis for British ownership of the island for the next 76 years.


Heligoland 1880

The British, under Lord Salisbury, finally agreed to an elaborate deal to increase Britain’s influence and control in Central and Eastern Africa in return for Germany regaining control and sovereignty of Heligoland. Basically, Britain was to receive primacy in Uganda,Kenya, and Zanzibar in return for the small island. Queen Victoria herself was less than impressed with the trade and did attempt to scupper it. However, Salisbury managed to convince her of the merits of the deal and persevered in seeing it through. Principally he was content to keep German colonial ambitions under control and prevent them becoming yet another colonial rival alongside the much more vociferous French. It was also hoped that this deal would herald something of an Anglo-German rapprochement and bring the two economies closer together. It should be noted however, that the Heligolanders were not consulted over who should be their overlords and they were handed over regardless.

On the 9th August, 1890, the Union Jack was taken down for the last time. The following day the Kaiser arrived on the island and claimed it for Germany. The island was duly militarised and turned into a German naval base. At first, this held little concern for the British especially given the size of their Royal Navy. However, with the publication of the Tirpitz Plan in 1898 which explicitly stated Germany’s plans for its Navy to challenge the Royal Navy, the British soon realised that Heligoland might play an important role in facilitating this strategic ambition. Writers like H.G. Wells and Erskine Childers incorporated Heligoland into their pre-war writings as an example of the Germanic menace that threatened freedom. The Island began to take on a more sinister role for the British especially now that it was no longer under their administration.

The Nazis built naval facilities which were extensive enough to have held virtually the entire German High Seas Fleet if necessary. Ultra thick submarine pens were constructed of reinforced concrete designed to withstand the biggest bombs of the time. They constructed a brand new harbour and built myriad tunnels and shelters deep into the rocks. Huge quantities of provisions and ammunition were supplied to the island as it was required to be self sufficient in case it was cut off from the mainland. In the end though, it was not so much as a naval base that it would prove itself useful to the Third Reich but as a support point for the Luftwaffe and later still to monitor incoming Allied bombing formations

Heligoland – Wikipedia

  1. Flag and anthem of British Heligoland (1815-1890) – YouTube

Will Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s Second Child Have Dual Citizenship? (townandcountrymag.com)

“California and the gold fields.” Translated from the German of Frederick Gerstäcker 1854. | University Library (ucsc.edu)

History and Culture of Germany’s Beer Gardens – Grapes & Grains (grapesandgrains.org)

Ursula von der Leyen – Wikipedia

Ursula von der Leyen says Turkey chair snub happened ‘because I am a woman’ – CNN

(CNN)European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has said sexism was to blame for an incident where she was left awkwardly standing while her male colleague sat during her last visit to Turkey earlier this month.

Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s meeting with the European Union’s two presidents raised eyebrows after von der Leyen was left standing while her male counterparts settled into two gilded chairs at the focal point of the room.

Von der Leyen told the European Parliament on Monday that she could not find “any justification” for the way she was treated, adding: “So, I have to conclude that it happened because I am a woman.”

“I am the first woman to be President of the European Commission. I am the President of the European Commission, and this is how I expected to be treated when visiting Turkey two weeks ago, like a commission president, but I was not,” she said.

“I am the president of the European Commission, and this is how I expected to be treated when visiting Turkey two weeks ago — like a commission president. But I was not,” she told European Union lawmakers Monday. “I cannot find any justification for what I was treated in the European treaties. So, I have to conclude that it happened because I am a woman.”

It was a sharp rebuke to a country with whom relations are already tense. Two days after the incident, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu called criticism over the incident “unfair” and said that “the seating arrangements were made in line with the E.U. suggestion.”

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen speaks out on sexism and ‘sofagate’ (nbcnews.com)

President of the European Commission – Wikipedia

European Commission, official website (europa.eu)

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Stuttmeister-Janke Wedding at Belmont

Below is the artist Christine Rosamond Benton, the great granddaughter of Alice Stuttmeister, the sister of William Stuttmeister. My sister got married to Rick Partlow who won an Emmy.

John Presco

President: Belmont Soda Works; Royal Rosamond Press; California Barrel Company

The Belmont Soda Works of California | Rosamond Press

William Janke on Haight St. | Rosamond Press

The California Barrel Company – Site Title

The Keepers and Destroyers of History | Rosamond Press

 Daily Alta California, Volume 42, Number 14175, 24 June 1888

STUTTMEISTER-JANKE. One of the most enjoyable weddings of the past week took place at Belmont, Wednesday morning last, the contracting parties being Miss Augusta Janke, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. August Janke of Belmont, and Dr. Wm. Stuttmeister of San Francisco. The house was handsomely decorated with a rich profusion of ferns and flowers, and at the appointed hour was filled with the relatives and intimate friends of the contracting parties. At 11 o’clock the wedding march was played and the bridal party entered the parlor. The bride was attended by Miss Alice Stuttmeister, a sister of the groom, and Miss Minnie Janke, a sister of the bride, as bridesmaids, and Dr. Muldownado and Wm. Janke, a cousin of the bride, were groomsmen.

The Rev. A. L. Brewer of San Mateo performed the beautiful and impressive ceremony under an arch composed of flowers and greens very prettily arranged, after which the guests pressed forward and offered their congratulations. The bride was attired in a very pretty and becoming costume of the crushed strawberry shade, and wore a corsage bouquet of orange
blossoms. She carried a handsome bouquet of white flowers. After the guests had paid their compliments the bride and groom led the way to the dining-room, where the wedding dinner was served and the health of the newly married pair was pledged. The feast over, the guests joined in the dance, and the hours sped right merrily, interspersed with music singing and recitations, until the bride and groom took their departure amid a shower of rice and good wishes. Many beautiful presents were received. Dr. and Mrs. Stuttmeister left Thursday morning for Santa Cruz and Monterey, where they will spend the honeymoon. On their return they will make their home in Belmont. 1911: Dr. Willian O. Stuttmeister was practicing dentistry in Redwood City, CA. (Reference: University of California, Directory of Graduates,

1864-1910, page 133).
Records from Tombstones in Laurel Hill Cemetery, 1853-1927 – Janke
– Stuttmeister
Mina Maria Janke, daughter of William A, & Cornelia Janke, born
February 2, 1869, died March 1902.
William August Janke, native of Hamburg, Germany, born Dec. 25,
1642, died Nov. 22, 1902, son of Carl August & Dorette Catherine Janke. Frederick William R. Stuttmeister, native of Berlin, Germany, born
1612, died January 29, 1877.
Mrs. Matilda Stuttmeister, wife of Frederick W.R. Stuttmeister, born
1829, died March 17, 1875, native of New York.
Victor Rudolph Stuttmeister, son of Frederick W.R. & Matilda
Stuttmeister, born May 29, 1846, died Jan. 19, 1893, native of New
York.

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