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Mae Giraci

Mae Georgia Giraci known as May Giraci, May Garcia, May Geraci, May Giracci, May Giracia and Tina Rossi, was an American child actress who appeared in silent films between 1915 and 1929. She was discovered by director Cecil B. DeMille and worked with him and his brother William C. DeMille, she died of colon cancer in 2006. The Children of the Feud A Daughter of the Poor Cheerful Givers A Strange Transgressor For Better, for Worse The Lady of Red Butte The World and Its Woman The Son of Tarzan The Cheater The Prince Chap Reputation Miss Lulu Bett Lorna Doone Secrets The Godless Girl Mae Giraci on IMDb

Tigers in Lipstick

Tigers in Lipstick is a 1979 Italian comedy film directed by Luigi Zampa, starring Ursula Andress, Laura Antonelli, Sylvia Kristel and Monica Vitti. It was Zampa's final film, it is an anthology of 8 unrelated vignettes, each involving a attractive woman. The four lead actresses star in two vignettes each. A woman lures a man into her room for a mysterious purpose. Ursula Andress as The Stroller / The Widow Laura Antonelli as The Wife / The Businesswoman Sylvia Kristel as The Lady on the Bed / The Unhappy Wife Monica Vitti as Maria, the fake mother / The Thief Orazio Orlando as Fioroni / The Arab Michele Placido as Angelo / The Photographer José Sacristán as The Musician Roberto Benigni as The Principal Enrico Beruschi as The Professor José Luis López Vázquez as Garage Owner Tigers in Lipstick on IMDb

Canadian women's ice hockey history

The first instances of organized women's ice hockey in Canada date back to the 1890s when it is played at the university level. The Women's Hockey Association claims that the city of Ottawa, Ontario hosted the first game in 1891. In 1920, Lady Meredith, wife of Sir Vincent Meredith of Montreal donated the Lady Meredith Cup for the Quebec Ladies' Hockey Association, said to be the first women's ice hockey trophy to be competed for in Canada. In February 1921 a women's international championship series was played in conjunction with the Pacific Coast Hockey Association. One of the first professional teams were the Vancouver Amazons from the 1920s, they were the first women's hockey team from Vancouver to participate in the invitational women's hockey tournament sponsored by the Banff Winter Carnival. On December 16, 1922, a meeting was held to announce the formation of the Ladies Ontario Hockey Association; the Dominion Women's Amateur Hockey Association was founded in winter 1933. Lady Bessborough, the wife of Governor General of Canada Lord Bessborough donated a championship trophy.

In 1978 Cookie Cartwright organized the Ontario Women's Hockey Association. She solicited help from several experienced hockey people such as Rhonda Taylor, Bev Mallory, Carl Noble and on Frank Champion Demers. Rhonda Taylor became the first Development Coordinator for the women's game in the Province. Coaches were quoted in the Toronto Star. In 1982 the first Women's Nationals occurred in Canada under the guidance of Rhonda Taylor, who after went on to become the first woman to sit on Hockey Canada's Board of Directors. Rhonda was the first individual to take women's hockey into the Corporate Board Room of Canada. For the first Nationals she was able to seek National Sponsorship from Shopper's Drug Mart and Air Canada. In 1982 Rhonda lobbied several Provinces to eliminate intentional checking from the women's game. All Provinces voted for the rule change except for one province. In April 1987, Ontario hosted the first Women's World Championship, though the tournament was not recognized by the International Ice Hockey Federation.

The Ontario Women's Hockey Association hosted the tournament. During the tournament, representatives from participating nations met to establish a strategy to lobby the International Ice Hockey Federation for the creation of a Women's World Championship; the first IIHF-sanctioned tournament was held in Ottawa, Ontario in 1990. Women's hockey was included in the Olympics for the first time in 1998. Lord Stanley of Preston's daughter, Lady Isobel Stanley, was a pioneer in the women's game and was one of the first females to be photographed using puck and stick on the natural ice rink at Rideau Hall in Ottawa, Canada. Stanley, Canada's sixth Governor General, provided the ice for women's hockey games, transforming a large lawn on the grounds of Rideau Hall into a rink. Better known for his contribution of the challenge trophy referred to as the Stanley Cup, Lord Stanley played a significant role in the development and growth of Canadian women's hockey. There have been disputes over; the Women's Hockey Association claims that the city of Ottawa, Ontario hosted the first game in 1891.

On February 11, 1891, one of the earliest newspaper accounts of a seven-a-side game between women appeared in the Ottawa Citizen. In the 1890s, women's ice hockey was introduced at the university level. McGill University's women's hockey team debuted in 1894; the University of Toronto and Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario were some of the earliest Canadian universities to field women's ice hockey teams. Queen's would discontinue its women's teams. On March 8, 1899, an account appeared in the Ottawa Evening Journal newspaper of a game played between two women's teams of four per side at the Rideau Skating Rink in Ottawa. In 1920, Lady Isobel Brenda Meredith of Montreal donated the'Lady Meredith Cup', the first ice hockey trophy in Canada to be competed for between women in ankle-length skirts. Lady Meredith was the first cousin of Sir H. Montagu Allan who had donated the Allan Cup for men's amateur ice hockey in 1908. In the 1910s, women's ice hockey is known to have been played in Victoria, British Columbia.

Elizabeth Graham would play ice hockey for Queen's University and is credited as being the first goaltender to wear a mask for protection. She used the mask in 1927, the use of the mask was in the Montreal Daily Star, she wore a fencing mask and the speculation is that she had used the mask as a means of protecting dental work, performed. Abigail "Abby" Hoffman, gold medalist in the 880 yard event at the 1966 Commonwealth Games, first made a name for herself in ice hockey, she cut her hair short and pretended to be a boy in order to play with the St. Catharines Teepees, in a boys league. Once it was discovered that Hoffman was masquerading as a boy, the story made headlines around the world. An Ontario Supreme Court decision barred her from participating, although her parents challenged the league's "boys only" rule, but the league's policy was upheld by the provincial high court. In years, Hoffman would help organize a national women's hockey championship. During the 1960s, Cookie Cartwright and a group of dedicated students revived the women's ice hockey program at Queen's University.

Cartwright and the Golden Gaels would go on to capture the first women's university championship. The women's game in Canada has been governed by the men's hockey system, except for Ontario, governed by a separate women's hockey association; the Ontario Women's Hockey Association forme

Niagara County Courthouse and County Clerk's Office

Niagara County Courthouse and County Clerk's Office is a historic courthouse and county clerk's building located at Lockport in Niagara County, New York. The two buildings are located along Hawley Street and south of Niagara Street; the county clerk's building is a one-story, limestone office building constructed in 1856 in the Classical Revival style. The original section of the courthouse building was constructed in 1886 in the Second Empire style, with additions constructed in 1915-17 and 1955-58, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1997. Niagara County Courthouse and County Clerk's Office - Lockport, NY - U. S. National Register of Historic Places on

Backward Euler method

In numerical analysis and scientific computing, the backward Euler method is one of the most basic numerical methods for the solution of ordinary differential equations. It differs in that it is an implicit method; the backward Euler method has error of order one in time. Consider the ordinary differential equation d y d t = f with initial value y = y 0. Here the function f and the initial data t y 0 are known. A numerical method produces a sequence y 0, y 1, y 2, … such that y k approximates y, where h is called the step size; the backward Euler method computes the approximations using y k + 1 = y k + h f. This differs from the Euler method in that the latter uses f in place of f; the backward Euler method is an implicit method: the new approximation y k + 1 appears on both sides of the equation, thus the method needs to solve an algebraic equation for the unknown y k + 1. For non-stiff problems, this can be done with fixed-point iteration: y k + 1 = y k, y k + 1 = y k + h f. If this sequence converges the method takes its limit as the new approximation y k + 1.

Alternatively, one can use the Newton–Raphson method to solve the algebraic equation. Integrating the differential equation d y d t = f from t n to t n + 1 = t n + h yields y − y = ∫ t n t n + 1 f d t. Now approximate the integral on the right by the right-hand rectangle method: y − y ≈ h f. Use that y n is supposed to approximate y and the formula for the backward Euler method follows; the same reasoning leads to the Euler method if the left-hand rectangle rule is used instead of the right-hand one. The backward Euler method has order one; this means. The error at a specific time t is O; the region of absolute stability for the backward Euler