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500 (card game)

500 or five hundred called bid Euchre is a trick-taking game, an extension of euchre with some ideas from bridge. For two to six players, it is most played by four players in partnerships, but is sometimes recommended as a good three-player game, it arose in America before 1900 and was promoted by the United States Playing Card Company, which copyrighted and marketed the rules in 1904. 500 is a social card game and was popular in the United States until around 1920 when first auction bridge and contract bridge drove it from favour. 500 continues to enjoy popularity in Ohio and Pennsylvania, where it has been taught through six generations community-wide, in other countries: Australia, New Zealand and Shetland. The originator of Five Hundred, US Playing Card Company of Cincinnati, now has headquarters across the Ohio River in Erlanger, west of Covington, KY. Five hundred is now the national card game of Australia. Of the many variants to 500, the standard deck contains 43 playing cards: a joker is included, the 2s, 3s, two 4s are removed.

Either the two black 4s are removed, or the 4 of spades and 4 of diamonds are removed, in which case the 4 that matches the trump colour is considered trump, so that there are always 13 trump cards. Cards are dealt to each of the four players and three are dealt face down on the table to form the kitty. Alternatively, a 45-card deck can be used; each player still receives a hand of 10 cards. Players play in pairs opposite each other. Traditionally, a bundle of three cards is dealt to each player, one to the kitty, a bundle of four to each player, one to the kitty, a bundle of three to each player, one to the kitty or with a 45 card deck: the deal is performed by dealing three cards to each player placing three cards in the kitty, four cards each and two to the kitty, three. In some versions, if a player does not receive a face card this is considered a misdeal and a redeal may be required; as in euchre, in non-trump suits, the order of cards from highest to lowest is ace, queen, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5.

In the trump suit, the highest card is the joker, sometimes known as best bower in reference to the trump jacks, followed by the jack of the trump suit called right bower, the jack of the suit of the same colour as the trump suit called left bower, considered part of the trump suit, followed by the ace, queen, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5. Bower is an Anglicization of a word meaning farmer, peasant, or pawn; this name is used to refer to the Jack of German games. After the deal, players call in turn, electing either to pass. A bid indicates the combined number of tricks the bidder believes they and their partner will take and the suit that will be trump for that hand, or that there will be no trump suit. For instance, a bid of "seven spades" indicates that the player intends to win seven or more tricks with spades being the trump suit, whereas a bid of "seven no-trump" indicates that the player intends to win seven or more tricks with no trump suit. In American play, a bid of six is called an "inkle". A player who bids "inkle spades" is indicating to their partner that they have some spades but not enough to bid seven.

Only the first two players may inkle. A player may elect not to bid, or to "pass". Bidding proceeds clockwise around the table, with each player passing or making a higher-scoring bid. A player who passes cannot subsequently make a bid in that hand. A player who has bid may only bid again in that hand if there has been an intervening bid by another player. However, in some variations a player who has bid and not passed may always bid again in that hand; the order of seniority of suits in bidding is hearts, clubs, spades. Therefore, for example, a player who bids "seven clubs" may be outbid by a subsequent bidding player on seven diamonds or seven hearts, but not seven spades. A "no-trump" bid beats any suited bid of the same number. Inkles are also ranked: If the first player bids "six hearts", the next player cannot inkle spades, clubs, or diamonds, their only options are to bid seven or more, or pass. All but one player passes and the bid is decided. In American play, there is only one round of bidding, with each player getting one chance, in turn, to either bid or pass.

The player making the successful bid collects the kitty. This player sorts through their hand and discards the least-useful three cards, places them face down. If nobody makes a bid, there are multiple variations. Most the hand is declared dead and a reshuffle and re-deal is made; this can be repeated only twice. Alternatively, the game is played where no bids mean the round is played as no-trump, scoring is ten points per trick. Other variations include. No-trump means. J5 is a special versi

Quando verrà Natale

Quando verrà Natale is a music album by Italian singer-songwriter Antonello Venditti. It was released by RCA Italia in 1974; the most famous song in the album is "A Cristo", an ironical depiction of a modern Jesus straggling amongst the 1970s society: after performing this song in a show with Francesco de Gregori and Riccardo Cocciante, Venditti was arrested under the accusation of offence to religion. He was acquitted from any charge, he wrote the song "Campo de' Fiori" in the album, dedicated to a square in Rome where the philosopher Giordano Bruno was burnt alive under the accusation of heresy, taken as a symbol of freedom of thought. Devoted to a square in Rome is "Piazzale degli Eroi", alluding to the rich and post-fascist bourgeoisie living in that area. All songs are written by Antonello Venditti. "A Cristo" — 6:21 "Marta" — 5:11 "Piazzale degli eroi" — 3:53 "Ora che sono pioggia" — 3:47 "Campo de' Fiori" — 6:01 "Figli del domani" — 6:25 "Quando verrà Natale" — 5:33

The Nautical Training Corps

The Nautical Training Corps is a National Maritime Training and Uniformed Youth Organisation based in the south of England. Registered Charity Number: 306084, Cadets follow similar rates and ranks, traditions and ethos as the British Royal Fleet Auxiliary and the Merchant Navy. Frank Froëst-Carr, the son of a Scotland Yard police inspector, joined the Royal Navy as a 15-year-old boy entrant in the closing years of sail, he joined HMS Lion, at a training ship for boy entrants. He completed his initial training in HMS Implacable, before joining HMS Nautilus for deep-sea training. After leaving the service in 1926 he joined the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, he rose to Lieutenant Commander resigning his commission to start a new career in the Youth Service. In 1973 the value of his service to youth was recognised by the award of an OBE. In 1975, he published "Spun Yarn & Bell Bottoms", a story of life on the lower deck in an old square-rigged training ship in the early years of the last century, on a steam cruiser up to the end of World War One.

The NTC’s first ‘unit’ was Training Ship Nautilus in Brighton, based at the old Richmond Road School. The unit took its name from HMS Nautilus, Froëst-Carr's first seagoing ship in the Royal Navy. TS Nautilus is still open and serving local youth in Brighton; this unit comprised just 2 other officers. "First Brighton Division" was followed by "First London Division". The first National HQ was based at Pavilion Buildings, underneath Brighton Chess Club and by the entrance to the Royal Pavilion, it moved to the Old Shoreham Road and Shoreham Harbour. The Corps spread throughout the south of England and beyond in Sussex and south London. In all there have been over 64 units, or ‘Training Ships’, but the exact number is unknown as the records of some units have been lost over time; these have included an all-girl unit at TS Tudor Rose, an all-boy unit, TS Collingwood, both at Langley Green in Crawley. All training ships have been named after previous ships belonging to the Royal Navy. Girls' Nautical Training Corps Sea Cadet Corps

Nevile Wilkinson

Major Sir Nevile Rodwell Wilkinson, KCVO, was a British officer of arms, British Army officer, author and a dollhouse designer. Wilkinson was born in Highgate, the son of a barrister, he was educated at Harrow School and entered the Royal Military College, Sandhurst in 1889. He was commissioned into the Coldstream Guards in 1890, promoted Lieutenant on 1 July 1896, Captain on 1 April 1899, he served twice with his regiment in the Second Boer War, the second time from April 1902 when he was in command of reinforcements of 250 officers and men. They left Southampton in the troopship Dilwara on 15 April, arriving in South Africa the following month, he retired from the army in 1907, although he returned to service in the First World War as a staff officer. He was promoted Major in 1915; the office of Ulster King of Arms, Principal Herald of Ireland, was created 1552 by Edward VI, with full jurisdiction over Irish heraldry. There were two disparate heraldic traditions in Ireland at that time – the old Gaelic Irish tradition, the Norman and Anglo-Irish traditions which were part of the European heraldic mainstream.

At this time, Ulster King of Arms was Principal officer of arms of all Ireland. Most of Ulster King of Arms's work was heraldic rather than genealogical, although collecting genealogies and proving pedigrees were essential to ensure that arms were used and inherited by the rightful heirs. However, from the start of the eighteenth century Ulster began to acquire other duties, as an officer of the crown intimately linked to the government; these duties were ceremonial. For example, Ulster King of Arms had to decide and arrange precedence on state occasions at the court of the English Viceroy of Ireland, formally introduce new peers to the Irish House of Lords, record peerage successions. An additional responsibility came in 1783, when Ulster King of Arms became registrar for the newly established chivalric Order of St Patrick; this was an Irish equivalent of such long-established English institutions as the Order of the Garter. Ulster became its registrar, he continued to be responsible for the recording of peerage successions, since Irish peers were allowed to elect representative peers to the House of Lords at Westminster until 1922.

The heraldic and ceremonial duties of Ulster continued down to the twentieth century until 1922. The post was in suspense between 1940 and 1943, after which the heraldic and genealogical duties were carried out by a Chief Herald of Ireland. Wilkinson was appointed Ulster King of Arms in 1908, succeeding the disgraced previous office-holder Sir Arthur Vicars after the theft of the St Patrick regalia in 1907, he was the last person to hold that office. As such, he was Principal Officer of Arms of Ireland, one of the chief heraldic officers in the United Kingdom, it is not known what his qualifications for the job were, apart from his undoubted artistic abilities and his marriage to a well-born lady. His job was to manage Irish heraldry – the granting and use of arms, he was to examine the genealogical records and pedigree relating to Irish families, to maintain the register of members of the Order of St Patrick, as the premier civilian honour for Irish peers and others. The order was suspended 1922 after the promulgation of the Irish Free State.

Major Wilkinson spent most of his time in London at the Office of the Keeper of Royal Arms. It is not clear why he did so, given that the Office of Arms were located in the Bedford Tower in Dublin Castle. By 1923, Wilkinson had begun visiting the office which caused a minor political problem for the fledgling Irish Government for sixteen years, it was discovered around 1923 that the office of Ulster King of Arms had not been transferred to the Irish Government and since the office was created by Royal Prerogative in 1552, the British Government said that they could not transfer the office to Ireland. The Irish Government decided in 1930 to let Wilkinson continue his work until his death, at which point the office would be considered by the Irish Government to have lapsed; the National Library of Ireland website shows that Wilkinson granted and confirmed arms right up to 1940. Indeed, more than two dozen confirmations of arms are dated 21 December 1940, the day before he died. One of Wilkinson's achievements in his capacity as Ulster King of Arms was the establishment of the State Heraldic Museum in 1909.

Wilkinson was appointed Commander of the Royal Victorian Order after the visit of King George V to Dublin in 1911, knighted in the 1920 New Year Honours, appointed Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order after the state opening of the Parliament of Northern Ireland in June 1921. Wilkinson married Lady Beatrix Francis Gertrude Herbert, first daughter of the 14th Earl of Pembroke and his wife Lady Beatrix Lambton, herself eldest daughter of George Lambton, 2nd Earl of Durham, in 1903; the couple moved into Mount Merrion House, south Co. Dublin, where they lived until the start of the First World War in 1914, they had two daughters and Phyllis. To celebrate their births, two redwood trees were planted opposite the entrance to the Church of St Therese. Wilkinson built Titania's Palace and Pembroke Palace. Titania's Palace remained in the family for many years, but was sold after 1960 first to an English amusement park to Legoland and is lent to Egeskov Castle. Pembroke Palace Dolls House is now at Wilton House and home of the 18th Earl of Pembroke.

Wilkinson was survived by his widow and his two daughters

Karsten Hønge

Karsten Hønge is a Danish politician and member of the Folketing for the Socialist People's Party. He is spokesperson for the party and for social dumping, employment, rural areas, Greenland and the Faroe Islands. Karsten Hønge is one of few people, who has both been elected to city councils, county councils, regional council and the European Parliament. Karsten Hønge was born on 25 September 1958 in Nykøbing Mors, he is the son of a carpenter and Inger Hønge, a cleaning assistant. He graduated from Thisted Gymnasium in 1978, became a carpenter in 1983. In 2013 he became journalist from Danish School of Journalism, he joined SF and it's youth wing SFU in 1973. He was a member of the national leadership of SFU in 1974-1977 He was politically active during his time at Thisted Gymnasium, from 1977 to 1978 vice-chairman in Danske Gymnasieelevers Sammenslutning, the Danish association of gymnasium students. From 1978 to 1979, Hønge was a soldier at Skive Garrison, he was a member of the executive committee for the conscripts.

Until 2007 he was chairman of the Fynes chapter of the trade union TIB, who lader merged with 3F. He was a member of the County Council in Fynen County from 2001 to 2006, in the city council of Odense from 2005 to 2007, where he were leader of the group and member of the employment committee. In the public debate, Hønge were on of the first on the left wing, who criticized Asmaa Abdol-Hamid from the Red-Green Alliance, he did so at the 2005 local elections. I 2006. A defense for free thoughts.", critical of religious fundamentalism. Hønge had been a candidate to the Folketing since 1993, at the 2007 general election, he was elected to the Folketing. In 2013 he was elected to the regional council in the Region of Southern Denmark as the lead candidate from SF. In January 2014, he joined the Folketing again as a substitute for Anne Baastrup, on sick leave, he made himself noticed with critical statements concerning the imminent sale of part of Dong to Goldman Sachs, which SF supported as part of the government.

His statements contributed to that party leader Annette Vilhelmsen resigned and SF left the government a week later. Due to his role in this, he was given the nickname "the substitute from hell" by the press. At the 2015 general election, Hønge was reelected to the Folketing in Fynen constituency. In May 2019, Hønge was a candidate to the European Parliament election, as SF's second candidate on the list after Margrete Auken; the party won two seats, Hønge won the second. However, since he was running for reelection to the Folketing at the general election 10 days he decided not to take his seat, who instead went to Kira Marie Peter-Hansen; this was criticized by the voters. In 2018, Hønge said to a number of media outlets, that he would leave the Folketing, if he were elected to the European Parliament. In weeks prior to the election, Hønge had said to local media on Funen, that the general elections had first priority. Hønge apologized that he was unclear in the process, called it an "election-blunder".

Several members of the Folketing criticized SF and Hønge's decision, calling it to making fun of the voters and increasing the political alienation

Claude Joli-Coeur

Claude Joli-Coeur is the 16th Government Film Commissioner and Chairman of the National Film Board of Canada. He was appointed to the post on November 27, 2014, after serving as interim Government Film Commissioner. A lawyer by training with a background in entertainment law as well as international co-productions, Joli-Coeur first joined the NFB in 2003, before becoming assistant commissioner in 2007. On March 8, 2016, International Women's Day, Joli-Coeur announced a new gender-parity initiative at the NFB that will see half of all its production spending committed to films directed by women. On June 21, 2016, he received the "Please Adjust Your Set Award" from Women in Film + Television Vancouver, "which honours a person or organization that has made a major contribution to promote gender equality in film, television or screen based media." Prior to joining the NFB, he worked for Astral Entertainment Group, as Director of Business Affairs and as Vice President of Legal and Business Affairs, from 1987 to 1995.

In 1995, he was appointed Vice President and International Affairs, at Le Groupe Coscient, a position he held for five years. From 2000 to 2002, he served as Vice President and Business Affairs, Secretary at TVA International, as well as Vice President, Business Affairs, at Zone 3