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Henry H. Smith/J.H. Murphy House

The Henry H. Smith/J. H. Murphy House is a historic building located on the east side of Davenport, United States, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983. In 1997 it was listed on the Davenport Register of Historic Properties as the Octagon House. Henry H. "Variety" Smith was a member of the city council. He and his wife Mary moved to Davenport in 1850, his downtown store, Smith's Philadelphia Variety Store, was known for its “splendid stock of fancy goods from numerous buying trips to the East.” Mary was the city's first female clerk. It is believed he hired one of Davenport's first professional architects, Willett L. Carroll, to design his house in the 1850s; the Smith's sold the store in 1867 and moved to East Davenport where they were engaged in agriculture. After it sat empty for a short time, the house was purchased by J. H. Murphy, a partner in the law firm of Martin and Suksdorf; the house was designed based on the philosophy of Orson Fowler, a leading phrenologist, who held that the octagon was the closest thing to a circle and it was conducive to good health.

While it is one of several octagon houses in the state of Iowa, it is the only one left in Davenport. It is the earliest of the remaining octagon houses in Iowa, built to the precepts of Fowler who recommended that they employ "plank wall" construction and a plan adapted from the Howland House, which he published in A Home For All in 1853; the house exhibits features found in the Italianate style: hipped roof, bracketed eaves, a small belvedere on top, which has subsequently been removed. The entrances into the house are on the main floor, they are located on the four cardinal points of the compass. The grounds of the estate featured a carriage house, grape vines and a picket fence, all of which are now gone. Media related to Smith Murphy House at Wikimedia Commons

Language Spoken at Home

Language Spoken at Home is a data set published by the United States Census Bureau on languages in the United States. It is based on a three-part language question asked about all household members who are five years old or older; the first part asks. If the answer is ` yes,' the respondent is asked; the third part of the question asks. The three-part question was first asked in 1980. In 2000, the language question appeared on the long-form questionnaire, distributed to 1 out of 6 households. After the long form census was eliminated, the language question was moved to the American Community Survey; the language questions used by the US Census changed numerous times during 20th century. Changes in the language questions are tied to the changing ideologies of language in addition to changing language policies; the published data varies in the amount of detail provided each year. In 2000 and 1990, language spoken was a part of Summary File 3. For the 2000 census, data was published for 30 languages, chosen for their nationwide distribution, 10 language groupings.

Data from households which report languages other than the 30 are reported under the language groupings. Thus, languages which are widespread in certain areas of the country but not nationally get put together in block level data. Lithuanian, Welsh are "Other Indo-European languages," Yoruba and Swahili are "African languages," and Indonesian and Hakka are "Other Asian languages." Several locally well represented languages, such as Punjabi and Pennsylvania German, are collated into smaller groupings. Native North American languages besides Navajo are collated, though they are reported on several geographic levels in another data set. For the 2009-2013 ACS data, detailed information was provided on over 300 languages. In addition to the number of speakers reported for each language, the count of speakers whose English speaking ability is less than "very well" is reported. Updated information is available via the Census Bureau's American Fact-finder. Statistics on English-speaking ability and language spoken at home are used by the Justice Department in the implementation of the Voting Rights Act and to allocate funds for to schools for programs for English Language Learners.

Federal and local governments, as well as non-governmental and private interests use these statistics. English Spanish or Spanish Creole French Nepali German Italian Portuguese or Portuguese Creole Romanian Yiddish Dutch Scandinavian languages Greek Russian Polish Albanian Croatian Serbian Other Slavic languages Armenian Persian Bengali Gujarati Hindi Urdu Kurdish Marathi Other Indic languages Other Indo-European languages Tamil Malayalam Kannada Telugu Chinese Japanese Korean Mon-Khmer, Cambodian Miao, Hmong Filipino, Thai Laotian Vietnamese Other Asian languages Navajo Other Native North American languages Hungarian Arabic Hebrew African languages Other and unspecified languages Languages in the United States Languages in censuses Ancestry Historical racial and ethnic demographics of the United States Race and ethnicity in the United States Census List of communities in the United States where English isn't the majority language spoken at home Language Use American Fact-finder

Jan Paul Lenga

Jan Paul Lenga is a former Catholic bishop of the diocese of Karaganda. His family moved to Latvia. Lenga spent his one-year novitiate in the Marian Order a week visiting a monk, his spiritual mentor. From Latvia, he moved to Kaunas, Lithuania where there was one of only two Catholic seminaries in the Soviet Union, he secretly graduated from the seminary, was ordained in secret on May 28, 1980 by Bishop Vincentas Sladkevicius. In 1981, he arrived in Kazakhstan. Lenga was appointed Apostolic Administrator of Kazakhstan and Central Asia, Titular Bishop of Arba on April 13, 1991, he was consecrated a bishop on May 28, 1991. Lenga was next appointed bishop of Karaganda on August 6, 1999, he received the personal title of Archbishop on May 17, 2003. On February 5, 2011 Pope Benedict XVI accepted the resignation of Lenga, which he admittedly filed in accord with canon 401 § 2 of the Code of Canon Law. Diocesan bishops, who due to ill health or some other compelling reason is not be able to perform their duties, are urged to submit their resignation.

However, Archbishop Lenga denies filing such a resignation. Lenga was appointed as the successor to the apostolic administrator of Bishop Janusz Kaleta. At this time, the retired archbishop was a resident of the monastic house of the Congregation of priests. On June 10, 2019, Lenga and four other bishops and cardinals published a 40-point "Declaration of Truths" claiming to reaffirm traditional Church teaching; the bishops wrote that such a declaration was necessary in a time of "almost universal doctrinal confusion and disorientation." Specific passages in the declaration implicitly relate to several writings by Pope Francis. The declaration states that "the religion born of faith in Jesus Christ" is the "only religion positively willed by God," alluding to a document signed by Pope Francis on February 4 called "Human Fraternity" which stated that the "diversity of religions" is "willed by God." Following recent changes to the Catechism to oppose capital punishment, the declaration states that the Church "did not err" in teaching that civil authorities may "lawfully exercise capital punishment" when it is "truly necessary" and to preserve the "just order of societies."

Jan Paul Lenga was awarded the Order of the Republic of Poland. The awards were presented to Archbishop Jan Paul Lenga on September 2, 2011 on behalf of the President of Poland by Governor Peter Flerek from Wielkopolska. Http://www.gcatholic.org/dioceses/diocese/kara2.htm#2933 http://catholic-hierarchy.org/bishop/blenga.html https://web.archive.org/web/20110209010517/http://sibcatholic.ru/2011/02/06/otstavki-i-naznacheniya-v-kazaxstane/ https://web.archive.org/web/20121001020448/http://www.catholic-kazakhstan.org/Karag/Ru/index.htm

Case Closed (season 9)

The ninth season of the Case Closed anime was directed by Kenji Kodama and Yasuichiro Yamamoto and produced by TMS Entertainment and Yomiuri Telecasting Corporation. The series is based on Gosho Aoyama's Case Closed manga series. In Japan, the series is titled Detective Conan but was changed due to legal issues with the title Detective Conan; the episodes' plot follows Conan Edogawa's daily adventures. The episodes use five pieces of theme music: three closing themes; the first opening theme is "Koi wa Suriru, Sasupensu" by Rina Aiuchi until episode 230. The second opening theme is "Destiny" by Miki Matsuhashi for the rest of the season; the first ending theme is "Start in My Life" by Mai Kuraki until episode 232. The second ending theme is "Always" by Mai Kuraki until episode 247; the third ending theme is "Aoi Aoi Kono Hoshi ni " by Azumi Uehara and is used for the rest of the season. The season ran from January 15, 2001 through October 22, 2001 on Nippon Television Network System in Japan. Episodes 220 to 254 were collected into nine DVD compilations by Shogakukan.

They were August 25, 2003 in Japan. General"Detective Conan episode 219–262". Aga-Search.com. Archived from the original on May 7, 2009. Retrieved May 6, 2009. Specific

Californication (album)

Californication is the seventh studio album by American rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers. It was released on June 8, 1999, on Warner Bros. Records and was produced by Rick Rubin. Californication marked the return of John Frusciante, who had appeared on Mother's Milk and Blood Sugar Sex Magik, to replace Dave Navarro as the band's guitarist. Frusciante's return was credited with changing the band's sound altogether, producing a notable shift in style from the music recorded with Navarro; the album's subject material incorporated various sexual innuendos associated with the band, but contained more varied themes than previous outings, including death, contemplations of suicide, drugs and travel. Californication is the Chili Peppers' most commercially successful studio release internationally, with over 15 million copies sold worldwide, more than 7 million in the United States alone; as of 2002, the album had sold over 4 million copies in Europe. The record produced several hits for the band, including "Otherside", "Californication" and the Grammy Award-winning "Scar Tissue".

Californication peaked at number three on the U. S. Billboard 200; the record marked a significant change in style for the band: Rolling Stone's Greg Tate noted that "while all previous Chili Peppers projects have been spirited, Californication dares to be spiritual and epiphanic". Another critic, Billboard's Paul Verna, mentioned that the album brought out "the group's softer, melodic side," as opposed to their previous six albums. In 1984, the Red Hot Chili Peppers started off as a "funk-punk band, driven by Kiedis's exuberant rapping and Flea's manic slap-bass". Guitarist John Frusciante, who had joined in 1988 at the age of 18, left the band in the middle of a 1992 tour that promoted their critically acclaimed album Blood Sugar Sex Magik, it took over a year for the band to find a new guitarist with. Dave Navarro of Jane's Addiction, was invited to join the Chili Peppers after Arik Marshall, who had finished the remaining tour dates for Blood Sugar Sex Magik, was fired. Navarro influenced the band's ensuing album, One Hot Minute, by incorporating various elements of heavy metal and psychedelic rock, something for which the Chili Peppers had not been notable.

Compared to Blood Sugar Sex Magik, One Hot Minute was a commercial disappointment, selling only half of what Blood Sugar Sex Magik had sold. Navarro and the band parted ways in early 1998. In the years following his departure from the Chili Peppers, Frusciante had developed a vicious addiction to both heroin and cocaine that left him in poverty and near death. Friends convinced him to enter drug rehabilitation in January 1998. In April 1998, following Frusciante's three-month completion, bassist Flea visited his former bandmate and invited him to re-join the band, an invitation Frusciante accepted. Within the week, reunited for the first time in six years, the foursome gathered to play and jump-started the newly reunited Red Hot Chili Peppers. Through a number of lineup changes, the Red Hot Chili Peppers had released multiple compilation or greatest hits albums prior to Frusciante's return. Much of the album was written in the band members' homes in the summer of 1998. Kiedis and Frusciante spent days together discussing song creation, guitar riffs and lyrical content.

Bass and percussion aspects of the record were constructed through jam sessions and the individual work of Flea and drummer Chad Smith. Most of the material and lyrics throughout the songs in the album came from the "personal and professional turmoil" that different members of the band went through/were going through at the time; this resulted in the "sensitive approach that one might not expect from a band whose followers are skate-punks and fraternity boys". Anthony Kiedis's main point behind this album was to "tell tales of wandering souls who've lost their way searching for the American dream in California". Californication's lyrics were derived from Anthony Kiedis' ideas and perceptions of life and its meaning. "Porcelain" resulted from Kiedis' meeting with a young mother at the YMCA, attempting to battle her alcohol addiction while living with her infant daughter. Kiedis had a love interest in Yohanna Logan, a fashion designer whom Kiedis met while she was working in New York City. Kiedis involvement with Logan influenced his multiple examinations of love throughout Californication, in songs such as "Porcelain" and "This Velvet Glove."

Sarcasm was a concept that Kiedis had dealt with in the past, he crafted a song around it. He was inspired by former bandmate Dave Navarro, whom he considered to be the "King of Sarcasm". Frusciante approached the guitar line present in "Scar Tissue" as an attempt to use two notes that are played far apart, but produce a "cool rhythm", he had explored this technique on his first solo album, 1994's Niandra Lades and Usually Just a T-Shirt. Frusciante considers "Scar Tissue" to be a "very simple example of the technique, but I think it's a style that sounds like me"; the guitarist made use of slide guitar-playing for the solos in the song. The song "Emit Remmus", "summer time" spelled backwards, was inspired by Kiedis' brief relationship with Melanie C of the Spice Girls."Get on Top", a song which contains significant use of a wah pedal, was formed after a jam session conducted shortly after Frusciante had listened to Public Enemy: "I came up with on the way to rehearsal—just tapping it out with my foot."

The understated guitar solo played in the