James F. Ailshie was an associate justice of the Idaho Supreme Court, alternating as chief justice with other members of the court. First elected to the court in 1902, he became the youngest chief justice in the United States at the time. During his 24 years on the court, Ailshie wrote more than 700 opinions. At the time of his death, only one opinion in which he participated had been reversed by the U. S. Supreme Court. James Franklin Ailshie was born June 19, 1868, in Green County, Tennessee, to parents George Washington Ailshie and Martha A. Ailshie; the eldest of nine children, Ailshie attended public school in Greene County. He attended Carson College in Jefferson City, leaving in his junior year, he taught school in Hutton Valley, in 1888 he moved to Spokane, Washington to Rockford where he was a school principal. In 1889 Ailshie entered Willamette University, graduating in 1891 with a Ph. B. in philosophy and an LL. B. in law. He was admitted to practice law in Oregon, but he settled in Grangeville, opening his practice in August, 1891.
In 1894 Ailshie married Lucie Bundren of Jefferson City and the marriage produced four children: Lucille, James F. Ailshie, Jr. William Ailshie, Robert Ailshie. James F. Ailshie, Jr. served as a U. S. District Attorney in Idaho, Robert Ailshie was Idaho Attorney General at the time of his death in 1947. Ailshie served as a regent of the University of Idaho 1893–1896, he was elected to the Idaho Supreme Court for a six-year term in 1902 and reelected in 1908. When Senator Weldon Brinton Heyburn died in 1912, Ailshie ran unsuccessfully in 1913 for the seat filled by Kirtland I. Perky, but he lost the race to James H. Brady. Ailshie resigned his seat on the Idaho Supreme Court in 1914; that year Ailshie moved to Coeur d'Alene and resumed his law practice. He served as vice president of the American Bar Association in 1934. In 1935 Ailshie again was elected to the Idaho Supreme Court, he was reelected in 1941. Over the course of his career, he served five separate stints as Chief Justice, from 1903 to 1904, 1907 to 1908, 1913 to 1914, 1939 to 1941, 1945 to 1946.
Ailshie became ill in May, 1947. He died in Boise May 27, 1947. After his death, wife Lucie Ailshie died in November, 1947, as did the Ailshies' son, Robert Ailshie. List of Justices of the Idaho Supreme Court Idaho Chief Justice and Educator James F. Ailshie, South Fork Companion, June 19, 2018
21 Grams is a 2003 American crime drama film directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu from a screenplay by Guillermo Arriaga. The story was co-written by González Arriaga; the film stars Naomi Watts, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Danny Huston and Benicio Del Toro. The second part of Arriaga's and González Iñárritu's Trilogy of Death, preceded by Amores perros and followed by Babel, 21 Grams interweaves several plot lines in a nonlinear arrangement; the film's plot is about the consequences of a tragic automobile accident. Penn plays a critically ill mathematician, Watts plays a grief-stricken mother, Del Toro plays a born-again Christian ex-convict whose faith is sorely tested in the aftermath of the accident; the three main characters each have "past", "present" and "future" story threads, which are shown as non-linear fragments that punctuate elements of the overall story, all imminently coming toward each other and coalescing as the story progresses. The story is told in a non-linear manner; the following is a chronological summary of the plot: Jack Jordan is a former convict, using his new-found religious faith to recover from drug addiction and alcoholism.
Paul Rivers is a mathematics professor with a dedicated wife, Mary Rivers, a fatal heart condition. Unless he receives a new heart from an organ donor, he will not live longer than one month. Paul's wife wants him to donate his sperm so she can have his baby if he dies. Cristina Peck is a recovering drug addict and now lives a normal suburban life with a supportive husband and two children, she is active swimmer who has left her days of drugs and booze behind. These three separate stories/characters become tied together one evening when Jack kills Cristina's husband and children in a hit-and-run accident, her husband's heart is donated to Paul. Cristina is devastated by returns to drugs and alcohol. Paul is eager to begin normal life again, but he hesitantly agrees to his wife's idea of surgery and artificial insemination as a last-ditch effort to get pregnant. During consultations with a doctor before the surgery, Paul learns that his wife had undergone an abortion after they had separated in the past.
Angered, Paul ends the relationship. He becomes inquisitive about whose heart he has, he learns from a private detective that the heart belonged to Cristina's husband and begins to follow the widowed Cristina around town. Jack starts using drugs again. Despite his wife's protests to keep quiet and conceal his guilt, Jack tells her that his "duty is to God" and turns himself in. While incarcerated, he claims that God had betrayed him, loses his will to live and attempts suicide, he is released after Cristina declines to press charges, as she realizes that putting Jack in prison will not bring her family back. When Jack is released, he is unable to reincorporate himself into normal family life, instead leaves home to live as a transient, working in manual labor. Paul finds an opportunity to meet Cristina and reveals how the two of them are connected, she is furious and forces him out, but reconsiders. Needing one another, they continue their relationship. Though Paul has a new heart, his body is rejecting the transplant and his outlook is grim.
As Cristina begins to dwell more on her changed life and the death of her girls, she becomes obsessed with exacting revenge on Jack. She goads Paul into agreeing to murder him. Paul meets with the private detective who found Cristina for him, he sells Paul a gun. Paul and Cristina check into the motel; when Jack is walking alone, Paul grabs him and leads him out into a clearing at gunpoint with the intention of killing him. However, Paul is unable to kill Jack, who himself is confused and pleading during the event. Paul tells Jack to "just disappear," returns to the motel, lying to Cristina about Jack's death; that night, while they are sleeping and Cristina are awakened by a noise outside their door. It's Jack, still consumed by guilt, orders Paul to kill him and end his misery. There is a struggle, Cristina blind-sides Jack and begins to beat him with a wooden lamp. Paul collapses, gets hold of the gun, shoots himself. Jack and Cristina rush Paul to the hospital. Jack tells the police that he was the one who shot Paul, but is released when his story cannot be confirmed.
Paul dies, the conflict between Cristina and Jack remains unresolved. When she offers to donate blood for Paul in the hospital, Cristina learns. After Paul's death, Cristina is seen tentatively preparing for the new child in one of her daughter's bedrooms, which she had been unable to enter after her daughter's death. Jack is shown returning to his family; the title refers to an experiment in 1907 which attempted to show scientific proof of the existence of the soul by recording a loss of body weight following death. Referred to as the 21 grams experiment as one subject lost "three-fourths of an ounce", the experiment is regarded by the scientific community as flawed and unreliable, though it has been credited with popularizing the concept that the soul weighs 21 grams. 80% of the critics surveyed by Rotten Tomatoes gave the film positive reviews, based on 183 reviews with an average rating of 7.5/10. The critical consensus states that "Alejandro González Iñárritu deftly weaves an uncommonly structured narrative with panache in 21 Grams, a stylish, haunting drama full of fine performances."
Roger Ebert, for example, qu
NHL 2K was an ice hockey video game, developed by Virtuos in association with Visual Concepts and published by 2K Sports. The game was released on October 23, 2014, it is the 12th game in the NHL 2K series and the first since 2010's NHL 2K11. Announced on September 17, 2014, NHL 2K is the first in the series released on mobile. Chris Snyder, vice president of marketing at 2K Sports, viewed the brand revival on those platforms as building on the success seen by NHL 2K11's mobile release, while targeting an underserved market, he confirmed that there are no plans to release new NHL 2K games on home consoles. NHL 2K was taken off of the App Google Play in mid-2016 after two years on the market. Anaheim Ducks forward Ryan Kesler is the cover athlete for NHL 2K, he was on the cover of NHL 2K11, was described as a friend of the brand that helped out with development. The game introduced an all-new "MyCareer" mode, similar to that found in the NBA 2K series. Additionally, the game features returning modes like Season, Free skate, Winter Classic and Three-on-three minigames.
Support for live roster updates, GameCenter connectivity and iCloud exist. The iOS version received "mixed" reviews according to the review aggregation website Metacritic.. Within a 60 out of 100. NHL 15, another ice hockey video game, developed by EA Sports, released on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 Facebook Page iTunes Google Play
Francisco "Paco" Pavón Barahona is a Spanish retired footballer who played as a central defender. His name became associated with the Los Galácticos policy when Real Madrid – where he spent most of his professional career – president Florentino Pérez promised to build a team full of Zidanes and Pavones – expensive high-profile recruits like Zinedine Zidane and youth team graduates like Pavón. Over nine seasons, Pavón amassed La Liga totals of 125 matches and three goals, with his main club and Zaragoza. Born in Madrid, Pavón progressed through the ranks at Real Madrid, starting with the junior side Tendillo until he established himself with the B-team, he made his La Liga debut against Athletic Bilbao at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium on 6 October 2001 and, shortly after that 2–0 win, signed a seven-year contract with the club, going on to make a further 27 league appearances during the season and adding the campaign's UEFA Champions League. In the subsequent two seasons, Pavón played an additional 51 league matches, scoring a rare goal on 8 May 2004 in a 2–3 home loss to RCD Mallorca.
His role would diminish drastically onwards, as he made no league appearances during 2006–07. On 25 April 2007, media speculation indicated that Pavón was close to agreeing a four-year deal with Premier League club Bolton Wanderers, rejoining former teammate Iván Campo, but nothing came of it, he put pen to paper a four-year contract with Real Zaragoza on July after his release from Real Madrid, but took part in just eight league games through the season as the Aragonese were relegated. In 2008–09's Segunda División, Pavón netted his first goal for Zaragoza, in a 2–1 home win over Real Murcia, relegated the previous campaign, he contributed much more as the team promoted. Pavón was only third or fourth-choice stopper in the 2009–10 season, but still managed to score twice as Zaragoza retained its division status. In the last minute of the 2010 summer transfer window he signed with AC Arles-Avignon, reuniting with former Real Madrid teammate Álvaro Mejía. In November 2011, Pavón went on trial with West Ham United of the Football League Championship, but nothing came of it.
After nearly two years without a club – during which he refused to be eligible for unemployment benefits, claiming "others need it more"– he chose to retire, aged 33. Real Madrid La Liga: 2002–03, 2006–07 Supercopa de España: 2001, 2003 UEFA Champions League: 2001–02 Intercontinental Cup: 2002 UEFA Super Cup: 2002 Francisco Pavón at BDFutbol
The Fântânele-Cogealac Wind Farm is the largest onshore wind farm in Romania and in Europe, with installed nameplate capacity of 600 MW from 240 General Electric 2.5xl wind turbines. The wind farm has been built for the ČEZ Group; the project was first envisioned by United States developer Continental Wind Partners, a renewable energy partnership backed by private equity fund Good Energies Investments with operations in several countries including Romania, Poland and New Zealand. In 2008 Continental Wind Partners agreed to sell the 600 MW wind farm project to the Czech energy utility ČEZ Group. Planning permission was granted in 2007 and construction began in September 2008, with the first turbine being erected by August 2009; the first stage of the project, the Fântânele farm, was finished in December 2010 with the erection of 139 turbines. The second phase of the project involved the construction of another 101 wind turbines erected in Cogealac and has a nominal power output of 252.5 MW and was completed in November 2012.
The wind farm occupies 1,100 hectares of open field, 600 hectares in Fântânele and 500 hectares in Cogealac communes. The wind farm is north of Constanţa, 17 kilometres west from the shore of the Black Sea; the entire project required a capital investment of €1.1 billion. Fântânele-Cogealac wind farm is the largest onshore wind farm in Europe surpassing the 539 MW Whitelee Wind Farm in Scotland, United Kingdom; the wind farm will account for 10% of the total green energy production in Romania at completion. As the figures given above were published before the turbines had been operational for a full year they are projected rather than recorded figures. Wind speed is not constant, therefore, a wind farm's annual energy production never achieves the sum of the generator nameplate ratings multiplied by the total hours in a year; the ratio of actual productivity in a year to this theoretical maximum is called the capacity factor. Typical capacity factors are 20–40%, with values at the upper end of the range achieved on favourable sites.
The expected capacity factor for Fântânele-Cogealac Wind Farm, calculated from the company's projected figures, is 30%. The wind farm was constructed in two phases in Cogealac on an area of 1,100 hectares; the construction of the first phase of the wind farm on a 600 hectares plot of land started at Fântânele in October 2008 with the construction of 137 kilometres of access roads as well as the foundations for the wind turbines leaving a distance of 700 metres between them. The land on which the wind farm is built is owned by the CEZ Group but most of it is leased for a period of 49 years from local land owners, who receive around €3,000 per year each in royalties. For the connection of the individual turbines and the transportation of electricity 150 kilometres of cables were laid. CEZ built four electric power transformation substations that are used to increase the voltage from 33kV to 110 kV and one main transformation station used to further increase the voltage to 400 kV so it can be suitable for use by Transelectrica, the national electric power transmission company of Romania.
For the construction of the 137 kilometres of roads 950,000 tonnes of crushed rock was used, for the construction of a single wind turbine foundation 40 tonnes of rebar and 400 cubic metres of concrete were used as well as 105 pilings used to stabilise the structure driven into the earth at depths of up to 24 metres. All of the infrastructure from the site was designed and constructed by a joint venture Viarom Construct SA -roads and concrete foundations- and Energobit SA -electric cabling and electric substations-; the project's components were manufactured in several countries. Blades were manufactured in Brazil and Germany. According to the rhythm of construction as much as 50 trucks enter and leave the site on an average day transporting around 8,000 tonnes of materials on a weekly basis, but figures were as high as 10,000 tonnes per day at the beginning of the construction. For the assembly of the wind turbines giant cranes are used with lifting capacities between 500 and 700 tonnes; the Fântânele wind farm was expected to cost around €600 million.
The first wind turbine at Fântânele to be connected to the national grid was commissioned on 1 June 2010 having the number FE-28. The construction of the second phase of the wind farm on a 500 hectares plot of land at Cogealac started in 2010 but was postponed due to issues and conflicts with the mayor of Cogealac, Cati Hristu; this phase included the erecting of 101 General Electric 2.5xl wind turbines with a nominal power output of 252.5 MW. The Cogealac wind farm involves capital investments of around €500 million and was complete in November 2012. Official website