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Alice's Wonderland

Alice's Wonderland is a 1923 Walt Disney short silent film, produced in Kansas City, Missouri. The black-and-white short was the first in a series of Walt Disney's famous Alice Comedies and had a working title of Alice in Slumberland; the film was instead shown to prospective film distributors. It was included as a bonus feature in the Special "Un-Anniversary Edition" of Alice in Wonderland. Alice visits the Walt Disney Animation Studios, where the animators show her various scenes on their drawing boards. A few of them: a cat dancing to a cat band; that night, she dreams of taking a train to cartoon-land. She appears in live action, they have a welcoming parade, with Alice riding on an elephant. The cartoons dance for her, she dances for them. Meanwhile, lions break out of the zoo; the lions chase her into a hollow tree into a cave and down a rabbit hole. She jumps off a cliff and awakes back in her bed. Scenario and direction by Walt Disney Photographed by Ub Iwerks and Rudolph Ising Technical direction by Hugh Harman and Carman Maxwell Music by Alexander Rannie Copyright 1922 Disney Cartoon Studios The eighth episode of the 2014 Cartoon Network miniseries Over the Garden Wall, entitled "Babes in the Wood", contains several direct visual references to Alice's Wonderland, including the Reception Committee scene.

Alice's Wonderland on IMDb The short film Alice's Wonderland is available for free download at the Internet Archive Alice's Wonderland at The Encyclopedia of Disney Animated Shorts Laugh-O-Gram Studio

David Henderson (Christchurch, New Zealand)

David Henderson is a Christchurch, New Zealand based property developer. In 1994 he founded the libertarian magazine the Free Radical, he was a student of Zenith Applied Philosophy, "It sparked my interest. I found it stimulating and inspiring, immensely so, they got a bad name, a bad rap."From 1992 to 1995 he was audited 27 times after claiming a GST refund and the Inland Revenue Department demanded he pay $NZ924,341 in taxes and penalties. He was charged with fraud, his business failed and he was bankrupted and had to sell his house; the IRD conceded that he did not owe it $NZ924,341, fraud charges against him were dropped. They admitted that they owed him $NZ64,000; this experience led him to write a book Be Very Afraid: One Man's Stand Against the IRD. In 2007 his story was made into a film by South Pacific Pictures, entitled. Henderson's company, Property Ventures Limited is undertook a number of developments including the billion dollar new town, Five Mile, in Queenstown; this failed and the resulting site was known as "Hendo's hole"In November 2007 saw the opening in Christchurch of a new style of hotel named HotelSO.

This building, acquired by Henderson in 2004, was occupied by the Inland Revenue Department. Applications were made in the High Court at Christchurch on 16 May 2008 to have Mr Henderson's Five Mile Holdings and Property Ventures placed in liquidation. In early August 2008, the Christchurch City Council held a short-notice urgent meeting about sensitive central city property purchases on 8 August 2008 announced that it would buy five of Henderson's properties for $NZ17 million. Henderson was to have first option to buy back the properties; this decision caused much civic controversy. The High Court in Christchurch placed Henderson in bankruptcy on 29 November 2010. We're Here To Help Property Ventures website Five Mile Town development HotelSO website Liquidation application Christchurch City Council media release Controversy over Christchurch City Council buyout

Federação das Indústrias do Estado de São Paulo

The Federation of Industries of the State of São Paulo is a Brazilian industry entity. FIESP is affiliated with the National Industry Confederation. FIESP has 52 representative units in the state of São Paulo, representing 133 employer's trade unions and 130,000 industries; the federation is located in the city of São Paulo. The São Paulo industry building is the location of the Center of Industries of the State of São Paulo, the Social Service of the Industry of São Paulo, the National Service for Industrial Training of São Paulo, the Roberto Simonsen Institute and the headquarters of several affiliated unions. Skaf was elected president of the Federation of Industries of the State of São Paulo in 2004, he was re-elected in 2007 and again in 2011. In June 2014, the entrepreneur Benjamin Steinbruch, CEO of the National Steel Company and Vicunha Group became president of FIESP, replacing Skaf, running for the state of São Paulo government. During the 1924 Revolution led by general Isidoro Dias Lopes, the president of the São Paulo Commercial Association, José Carlos de Macedo Soares remained in São Paulo, being bombarded to protect the working-class neighborhoods and shops.

When the resistance was defeated, Macedo Soares was accused of cooperating with the revolution and was exiled. As a result, the ACSP became weaker without its president. In 1928, a group of business owners from the São Paulo Trade Association led by Jorge Street, Francisco Matarazzo and Roberto Simonsen founded the Center of Industries of the State of São Paulo, a private association that supports and represents industries interests. In 1931, Simonsen, Street and a group of business owners founded the Federation of Industries of the State of São Paulo to claim back the industries’ competitiveness in Brazil and to reduce production costs and contain the deindustrialization. During the government of Vargas, CIESP and FIESP remained separate. After World War II, both entities returned to work together. FIESP has 52 representative units in the state of São Paulo; the federation comprises 133 business associations and 130,000 industries, uniting sectors that make up 42% of Brazil's Gross Domestic Product.

Skaf was elected president of the Federation of Industries of the State of São Paulo, the Industry Social Service, the National Service for Industrial Training and the Roberto Simonsen Institute in 2004. He was re-elected in 2007 and again in 2011. FIESP has several committees and councils representing different industrial sectors. Among the committees, there exists the FIESP's Young Entrepreneurs Committee, a group of young entrepreneurs who participate in several federation activities, keeping up with meetings of the high councils and other committees; the CJE interacts with several entities to promote entrepreneurship. FIESP's Cultural Action Committee is a group that promotes cultural activities, access to art and culture in the community; the Social Responsibility Committee of FIESP is a group of professionals from several sectors to guide trade unions and industries in social responsibility management and human rights. FIESP's Chamber of Conciliation and Arbitration of São Paulo is engaged in administration and arbitration mediation of business conflicts in order to decrease the number of open cases in the courts of Brazil.

FIESP led the campaign for approval of the General Law of Micro and Small Enterprises and the free movement of Goods and Services on wheat flour derivatives in 2006, which led to a price reduction of items like bread and pasta in 2006. In October 2007, FIESP sent a letter to Brazilian business owners that listed the reasons why the Provisional Contribution on the Movement or Transmission of Values and Financial Nature CPMF should be extinguished. FIESP sent more than 1.3 million signatures against the CPMF to the Constitution and Justice Committee of the Federal Senate of Brazil. In December of that year, the federal senator designated the end of CPMF's taxes. Since 2008, the FIESP claimed a tax exemption on basic food products. In 2013, the federal government approved a provisional measure that reduced the Social Integration Program, Contribution to Social Security Financing and eliminated the industrialized products taxes on basic food products. FIESP has campaigned for public banks to reduce, by 30%, the rate of banking spread in 2009.

In 2011, FIESP initiated the campaign'Energy at the right price', presented in the Audit of the Union Court requesting the government to take action regarding the country's electricity prices. The federal government granted all Brazilians the average discount of 20% in electricity costs in 2013. In April 2013, the FIESP campaigned in the Chamber of Deputies for the approval of the Provisory Measure 595, known as the Port Law, which improves infrastructure and privatizes ports in Brazil; the Port Law was sanctioned by President Dilma Rousseff in June of that same year. In November of that year, FIESP filed an unconstitutionality lawsuit against the law that approved an increase in the Urban Land and Building Tax, with an average of 55% for households and 88% for businesses in the city of São Paulo; the Special Institution of the São Paulo Court of Justice suspended the property tax increase in December of that year. In June 2014, FIESP completed a partnership with the Center for Information and Coordination of Dot BR and developed a software for fixed broadband monitoring.

This free software confirms. FIESP finances and culturally supports the Cultural Center

Leoline Jenkins

Sir Leoline Jenkins was a Welsh academic, diplomat involved in the negotiation of international treaties. Jurist and politician, he was a clerical lawyer who served as Judge of the High Court of Admiralty from 1668 to 1685, enjoyed a high reputation for integrity. As a statesman he served as Secretary of State from 1680 to 1684, he was from Llantrisant in south Wales, son of Leoline Jenkins, a small landowner. He himself spoke fluent Welsh, was fond of quoting Welsh proverbs, sometimes to the bewilderment of his listeners, he went to school in the nearby town of Cowbridge and to Jesus College, Oxford. He fought on the Royalist side during the English Civil War. On the failure of the Royalist cause, he retired to Glamorgan in 1648, entered the household of the Welsh Royalist Sir John Aubrey, first of the Aubrey baronets, at Llantrithyd, as did his two most valuable patrons, Gilbert Sheldon, the future Archbishop of Canterbury, Sir Francis Mansell, Jenkins' predecessor as Principal of Jesus College.

He set up a small private school for the education of Aubrey's son and other local boys, but it was broken up by Parliament in 1651 as a seminary for potential. Traitors, he moved with some of his pupils to Oxford, where he set up another school known popularly as "the Little Welsh Hall", but in 1655 he was forced to flee to the Continent. At the Restoration of Charles II he was made a fellow of Jesus College and became Principal on Mansell's retirement the following year; as Principal of Jesus College from 1661 to 1673, he was responsible for much construction work, including the college library. The position was one of several rewards he received from King Charles II of England for his loyalty to the Royalist cause during the English Civil War. Due to his close friendship with Archbishop Sheldon, he was created a judge, first of the consistory court of Westminster of the Arches Court and of the Court of Admiralty; as Judge of the Court of Admiralty he won Samuel Pepys' warm praise for his ability and integrity, although Pepys was told that his appointment had not been welcomed by the advocates at Doctors Commons.

He played a crucial role in the development of English Admiralty law as a coherent body of legal principles. He was an expert on international law. On the death of the Queen mother Henrietta Maria at Colombes in August 1669, Jenkins was sent to Paris to argue that the disposition of her personal property was governed by English, not French law: the result would be that the property would pass in its entirety to Charles II, rather than to his sister Henrietta, Duchess of Orleans, who would have been the beneficiary under French law, his arguments were successful and on his return to England Charles rewarded him with a knighthood. He was one of the Commissioners appointed to negotiate the abortive Union with Scotland in 1669. In the 1670s he spent much of his time on the Continent engaged in a number of diplomatic missions. Notably he was England's principal representative at the Congress of Nijmegen which brought to an end the Franco-Dutch War, for a time the sole representative. Critics said.

As the English government ruefully admitted, Nijmegen was "far from being such a peace as his Majesty would have wished for", although the unsatisfactory outcome was due to the resentment of English interference by both French and Dutch representatives at the Congress rather than to any blunder by Jenkins. Jenkins was made a privy counsellor in February 1680. During the Exclusion Crisis he vehemently opposed Exclusion, acted as the effective Government leader in the Commons. After the failure of Exclusion he played a major role in the so-called "Tory Revenge", the 1681-4 campaign to crush the Whig opposition, he served as Secretary of State for the Northern Department from 26 April 1680 to 2 February 1681 and Secretary of State for the Southern Department from 2 February 1681 to 14 April 1684. His major legislative achievements include authoring the Statute of Frauds and the Statute of Distributions, dealing with the inheritance of personal property. Whilst Secretary of State, he was served by the Welsh lawyer Owen Wynne, called "an early example of the permanent civil servant."As a Minister, if not noted for brilliance, he was hard-working and incorruptible.

Though Gilbert Burnet found him "heavy and dull" he could show great spirit and determination when necessary. At a meeting of the Privy Council in October 1681, some of the Councillors, Jenkins wrote to a colleague, "were pleased to fall upon me" for not sharing with them important items of foreign policy. Jenkins staunchly defended the practice of keeping such information confidential, he argued that the Secretaries of State "were not at liberty to carry any part of their intelligences to the Council, unless his Majesty directed it specifically", that this was a rule which he had always followed and by which he was "indispensably bound". In failing health, he died there the following year, he never married. He is regarded as the second founder of the eminent Cowbridge Grammar School, renowned for its academic standards which he had himself attended, he is buried in the chapel of Jesus College, at which he had been a student before becoming Principal, to which he bequeathed most of his estate.

In his will Jenkins stated: "It is but too obvious that the persons in Holy Orders employed in his Majesty's fleet at sea and foreign plantations are too few."

Helen Naha

Helen Naha was the matriarch in a family of well known Hopi potters. Helen Naha was the daughter-in-law of Paqua Naha. Helen was married to Paqua’s son Archie, she was self-taught, following the style of her mother-in-law and sister-in-law Joy Navasie. Her designs are based on fragments found at the Awatovi ruins near Hopi, her hallmark style was finely polished, hand-coiled pottery finished in white slip with black and red decorations. She would take the extra step to polish the inside of a piece as well as the outside, she signed her pottery with a feather glyph. This resulted in her being called “Feather Woman” by many collectors. Both of her daughters and Rainy, as well as her granddaughter Tyra Naha are well known potters. Today, her medium to larger pots sell for several thousand dollars, she has been recognized by the Southwestern Association for Indian Arts for her body of work through the creation of the Helen Naha Memorial Award - For Excellence in Traditional Hopi Pottery. Naha was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Potter Tyra Naha, her granddaughter Dillingham, Rick. Fourteen Families in Pueblo Pottery. Foreword by J. J. Brody. University of New Mexico Press, 1994. ISBN 0-8263-1499-6 Graves, Laura. Thomas Varker Keam, Indian Trader. University of Oklahoma Press, 1998. ISBN 0-8061-3013-X Pecina, Ron. Hopi Kachinas: History and Art. Schiffer Publishing Ltd. 2013. ISBN 978-0-7643-4429-9 pp. 163–166. Schaaf, Gregory. Hopi-Tewa Pottery, 500 Artist Biographies. Edited by Richard M. Howard, CIAC Press, Santa Fe, New Mexico, ISBN 0-9666948-0-5 Lowell. D. Holmes Museum of Anthropology Through the Eyes of the Pot: Southwestern Pottery, Examples of Native American Traditional Pottery, a free online museum of Southwestern Art Southwestern Association for Indian Arts

All Dogs Go to Heaven: The Series

All Dogs Go to Heaven: The Series is an animated children's television series which aired from 1996 to 1998 in syndication and on Fox Family from 1998 to 1999, with 40 half-hour episodes produced in total. Don Bluth’s 1989 animated feature All Dogs Go to Heaven featured a disreputable mongrel named Charlie who died, went to heaven, escaped back to Earth for vengeance on his murderer Carface and found redemption with the help of a young orphaned girl named Anne-Marie; the film spawned a sequel, All Dogs Go to Heaven 2 and this animated series takes place after these events. Most of the voice actors from the feature films reprised their roles in the series, including Dom DeLuise, Ernest Borgnine, Charles Nelson Reilly, Bebe Neuwirth, Sheena Easton, Adam Wylie. Steven Weber provided the speaking and singing voices of Charlie B. Barkin, voiced in the films by Burt Reynolds and Charlie Sheen. A Christmas special An All Dogs Christmas Carol serves as the finale. Charlie and Itchy live in San Francisco as guardian angels.

In each episode, they are given an assignment by Anabelle but, while they try to do the right thing, they become caught up in the middle of awkward situations. Charlie’s duplicitous enemy Carface and his sidekick, Killer returning from the first film appeared in the series, as did Charlie’s friends: the dog Sasha, the dog-angel Anabelle, the human kid David; the series featured two new characters named Bess, a pure bred award winning show dog and Itchy's girlfriend, Lance, a Doberman Pinscher, a by-the-book dog whom Charlie is jealous of for his heroic acts, Belladonna, Anabelle's demonic cousin. The series makes several changes to the second film, which led many fans to consider the series as non-canon. For example and Sasha were shown as being a couple at the end of the second film, however, in the series, they seem to have never had a first date together. Charles "Charlie" B. Barkin Itchiford "Itchy" Dachshund Annabelle Sasha la Fleur David Carface Caruthers Killer Otto The Wild Pack Belladonna Winifred Bessamay "Bess" de Winkerville Manfred Gerta Lance Maria Estrada - Casting and Voice Director Gene Miller - Theme Song Performer Clydene Jackson Edwards - Theme Song Performer Carmen Twillie - Theme Song Performer The theme song for the series is "A Little Heaven", written by Lorraine Feather and Mark Watters.

The singers were Gene Miller of Nashville, Clydene Jackson-Edwards, Carmen Twillie. Below are the main songs in the series, six in the first season, four in the second season, one in the third season. In the 1990s, several VHS editions of the series were released, each containing two episodes. In 2006, two volumes of the series were released by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, each containing four episodes; the entire series is available for digital download on iTunes, available for free on In Spring 2011, the entire series became available on YouTube through MGM Digital Media. TGG Direct has released all three seasons on DVD in Region 1 for the first time. On December 3, 2013, TGG Direct released All Dogs Go to Heaven: The Series - Complete Series on DVD; the 7-disc set features all 40 episodes of the series as well as the TV movie An All Dogs Christmas Carol. All Dogs Go to Heaven: The Series on IMDb All Dogs Go to Heaven: The Series at