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Appling County, Georgia

Appling County is a county located in the U. S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 18,236; the county seat is Baxley. Appling County is named for Lieutenant Colonel Daniel Appling, a soldier in the War of 1812. Appling County, the 42nd county created in Georgia, was established by an act of the Georgia General Assembly on December 15, 1818; the original county consisted of Creek lands ceded in the 1814 Treaty of Fort Jackson and the 1818 Treaty of the Creek Agency. On December 15, 1824, Ware County was formed by the Georgia General Assembly from the southern half of Appling land districts 4, 5, 6, all of land districts 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13. On December 24, 1825, Appling County land district 6 was added to Telfair County by an act of the Georgia General Assembly; this created an ambiguity of the border between Telfair County and Ware County, solved by additional legislation. On December 8, 1828, Georgia was declared the county seat by the General Assembly. Court was held at residence of William Carter Jr.

In 1836, the General Assembly appointed a seven-member commission to find a location for a more centrally located county seat than Holmesville, but were not able to come to a conclusion. The need for a more central county seat would remain a point of contention in county politics for several decades. On December 18, 1857, the part of Appling County, south of Lightsey's Ford on Big Creek downstream to the Little Satilla River was taken from Appling County for the creation of Pierce County. At the time of the 1850 United States Census, Appling County had a white population of 2,520, a slave population of 404, 25 free people of color. By the 1860 United States Census, the county had a white population of 3,442, a slave population of 740, 3 free people of color. On August 27, 1872, eastern sections of Appling land districts 3 and 4 were added to Wayne County; this area included Wayne County's current county seat Jesup, which became the new county seat of Wayne County in 1873. In August 1872, the General Assembly called for an election in Appling County to vote on the removal of the county seat to a point along the Macon and Brunswick Railroad.

The residents voted for removal and the town of Baxley, Georgia was selected as the new county seat after the election. In February 1873, the General Assembly mistakenly passed a law giving county commissioners to sell the public lands in Holmesville so the proceeds can go to the construction of a new courthouse in Holmesville, they amended the law a year for the new courthouse location to read Baxley as it had been intended. On August 18, 1905, Jeff Davis County was created from western portions of Appling County and eastern portions Coffee County. On July 27, 1914, Bacon County was created from parts of Appling County, Pierce County, Ware County; the remaining section of Appling County, south of Little Satilla River became part of Bacon County. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 512 square miles, of which 507 square miles is land and 5.2 square miles is water. The southern two-thirds of Appling County, south of a line from Graham to Baxley running due east from Baxley, is located in the Little Satilla River sub-basin of the St. Marys River-Satilla River basin.

The northern third of the county is located in the Altamaha River sub-basin of the basin by the same name. Toombs County - north Tattnall County - northeast Wayne County - southeast Pierce County - south Jeff Davis County - west Bacon County - west As of the census of 2000, there were 17,419 people, 6,606 households, 4,855 families living in the county; the population density was 34 people per square mile. There were 7,854 housing units at an average density of 15 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 76.79% White, 19.59% Black or African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.30% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 2.49% from other races, 0.61% from two or more races. 4.55 % of the population were Latino of any race. There were 6,606 households out of which 34.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.60% were married couples living together, 12.50% had a female householder with no husband present, 26.50% were non-families. 23.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.80% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older.

The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.04. In the county, the population was spread out with 27.10% under the age of 18, 9.00% from 18 to 24, 28.50% from 25 to 44, 23.50% from 45 to 64, 11.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 97.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.30 males. The median income for a household in the county was $30,266, the median income for a family was $34,890. Males had a median income of $27,753 versus $18,148 for females; the per capita income for the county was $15,044. About 14.90% of families and 18.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.90% of those under age 18 and 24.40% of those age 65 or over. As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 18,236 people, 6,969 households, 4,894 families living in the county; the population density was 36.0 inhabitants per square mile. There were 8,512 housing units at an average density of 16.8 per square mile.

The racial makeup of the county was 73.4% white, 18.6% black or African American, 0.7% Asian, 0.4% American Indian, 0.1% Pacific islander, 5.7% from other races, 1.1% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 9.3% of the population. In terms of ancestry, 15.2% were American, 9.3% were Iris

USS Menard (APA-201)

USS Menard was a Haskell-class attack transport that saw service with the US Navy in World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam War. Menard was laid down under Maritime Commission contract by Kaiser Shipbuilding of Vancouver, Washington on 12 July 1944. James B. Bliss in command. After shakedown and training along the West Coast, Menard embarked troops and loaded cargo at Port Hueneme, before sailing for Hawaiian waters 4 January 1945. Arriving 10 January, she participated in amphibious training exercises out of Pearl Harbor until 22 February when she joined a convoy bound for the western Pacific, she touched at American bases in the Marshalls, the Carolines, the Palaus, on 16 March reached Leyte Gulf, where she staged for the impending invasion of Okinawa. Assigned to Transport Division 14, she cleared the approaches to Leyte 27 March and sailed northward for the Ryukyus. Menard closed the coast of Okinawa early 1 April and boatloaded her assault troops for the amphibious sweep to the invasion beaches.

Thence, she began off-loading support cargo. On 6 April, an enemy suicide plane attacked her from starboard. Intense gunfire from Menard splashed it off the transport's port quarter. Departing Okinawa 9 April, Menard steamed in convoy via the Marianas and the Marshalls to Pearl Harbor where she arrived on the 25th. After conducting training operations in preparation for possible invasion of the Japanese mainland, she steamed to San Francisco between 11 and 18 May, she embarked 1,101 troop reinforcements on the 29th and the following day cleared the Golden Gate en route to the Philippines. She discharged her troops. After embarking more than 300 wounded veterans, she departed for the West Coast 4 July and returned to San Francisco the 23d. Following a brief overhaul at Seattle, Menard again sailed for the western Pacific 8 August. For more than a month she shuttled troops to U. S. bases in the Marshalls, the Carolines, the Marianas. She carried 1,467 occupation troops to Japan, she arrived at Nagasaki 23 September, debarked her troops, sailed the 28th for "Magic Carpet" duty.

Steaming via the Philippines, Menard embarked 1,898 homeward bound troops at Okinawa and sailed 22 October for the United States. She reached Oregon 6 November. Between 2 January and 5 February 1946, she steamed to Guam and back, arriving at Seattle with 2,057 troops embarked. Menard proceeded to San Francisco 27 February and on 8 April, reported to the 19th Fleet at Stockton. Remaining there, she was placed in commission, in reserve, 27 November 1946. On 20 March 1947, she was placed in reserve, she remained at Stockton with the Pacific Reserve Fleet. In light of the Korean War and corresponding demands on American seapower, Menard recommissioned 2 December 1950. After intensive shakedown, she steamed to the Far East in early 1951 to support the movement of men and supplies to the war-torn Korean peninsula. For more than 3 years, she operated between Japanese and South Korean ports and from the West Coast to the Far East to bolster the vital ocean supply lines to ground forces in South Korea, she provided valuable support to the U.

S. effort of repelling Communist aggression in the Republic of Korea. Following the Armistice, which ended overt hostilities, Menard continued to operate in the Pacific in support of peacekeeping operations; as a unit of the ever-vigilant 7th Fleet, she steamed to the troubled waters of Vietnam and during the latter part of 1954, participated in the vital "Passage-to-Freedom" operations. During this period, she made runs from Communist controlled North Vietnam and carried refugees and supplies to freedom in the South. Menard returned to the West Coast in mid-1955 and on 1 July reported to the Pacific Reserve Fleet at Long Beach for deactivation, she remained berthed at Long Beach. Ordered to be transferred to the Maritime Administration in 1961, her name was struck from the Navy List 1 September 1961. In 1969, Menard was berthed in the National Defense Reserve Fleet at California. Final Disposition: Menard was sold to the Gillette Razor Company in 1975 for scrap. Menard received one battle star for World War II service and three battle stars for Korean War service.

USS Menard website Menard, DANFS Online APA-201 Menard, Navsource OnlineThis article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships

Legacy-free PC

A legacy-free PC is a type of personal computer that lacks a floppy drive, legacy ports, an Industry Standard Architecture bus. According to Microsoft, "The basic goal for these requirements is that the operating system and end users cannot detect the presence of the following: ISA slots or devices; the legacy ports are replaced with Universal Serial Bus ports. A USB adapter may be used. According to the 2001 edition of Microsoft's PC System Design Guide, a legacy-free PC must be able to boot from a USB device. Doing away with older more bulky ports and devices allows a legacy-free PC to be much more compact than earlier systems and many fall into the nettop or All in One form factor. Netbooks and Ultrabooks could be considered a portable form of a legacy-free PC. Legacy-free PCs can be more difficult to upgrade than a traditional beige box PC, are more expected to be replaced when they become obsolete. Many legacy-free PCs include modern devices that may be used to replace ones omitted, such as a memory card reader replacing the floppy drive.

As the first decade of the 21st century progressed, the legacy-free PC went mainstream, with legacy ports removed from available computer systems in all form factors. However, the PS/2 keyboard connector still retains some use, as it can offer some uses not offered by USB. Apple's iMac G3 was the first example of a legacy-free PC drawing much criticism for its lack of legacy peripherals such as a floppy drive and Apple Desktop Bus connector. However, its success popularized USB itself. From November 1999 to July 2000, Dell's WebPC was an early less-successful Wintel legacy-free PC. More legacy-free PCs were introduced around 2000 after the prevalence of USB and broadband internet made many of the older ports and devices obsolete, they took the form of low-end, consumer systems with the motivation of making computers less expensive, easier to use, more stable and manageable. The Dell Studio Hybrid, Asus Eee Box and MSI Wind PC are examples of more-successful Intel-based legacy-free PCs. Apple introduced the Apple Modem on October 12, 2005 and removed the internal 56K modem on new computers.

The MacBook Air, introduced on January 29, 2008 omits a built-in SuperDrive and wired Ethernet connectivity, available on all other Mac computers sold at the time. The SuperDrive would be removed from all Macs by the end of 2016, while wired Ethernet would be removed from all MacBook models; the relaunched MacBook in 2015 dropped features such as the MagSafe charging port and the Secure Digital memory card reader. It only kept two types of ports: a USB 3.1 Type-C port. This configuration found its way in the MacBook Pro in 2016, the only difference being that two or four USB ports were included instead of just one. In addition, all MacBook Pro except for the entry-level model replaced the function keys with a Touch Bar; these changes led to criticism. Nettop Netbook PC 2001 WebPC iPAQ Network computer Thin client Legacy system

Rancho San Antonio Abad

Rancho San Antonio Abad, a land grant in what is now the western part of Tijuana in the Tijuana Municipality of Baja California, Mexico. The name of the rancho derives from Saint Anthony the Abbot; the origin of this rancho is obscure, but was one of the earliest ranchos established around San Diego. It is mentioned in a report in 1828, with the various ranchos of the San Diego region, Pennasquitos, de la Nación, San Ysidro, El Rosario and Temescal. Among them is mentioned that of San Antonio Abad as a rancho with 300 cattle, 80 horses, 25 mules and some grain fields on it, it may have used by the Presido. The property of the Rancho San Antonio Abad would have been bounded on the west by the Pacific Ocean, to the south by the 11 league Rancho El Rosario and from 1829 it would have been bounded on the east by the Rancho Tía Juana, it would in 1833, be bounded on the north by the Rancho Melijo or Rancho de La Punta of Santiago E. Arguello, that lay from the line of hills south of the Tijuana River valley on the coast north to the San Diego Bay.

San Antonio Abad's location would put it below the modern Mexican border along where El Camino Real ran north along the coast to San Diego. In 1836-37, during the time of the Kumeyaay warfare against the ranchos, this rancho was being administered along with the Rancho Otay, by the same Santiago E. Arguello of Rancho Meilijo, son of Santiago Arguello owner of the Rancho Tía Juana, indicating it may not yet have been in private hands at that time, its title was never before an the California Land Commission, further indicating its bounds were south of the borderline. Following the Mexican American War, during the 1853-1854, invasion of Baja California by the fillibuster William Walker his retreating force marching north along the El Camino Real to California, resting in ruined missions and abandoned ranchos along the way encamped at the Rancho San Antonio Abad that lay just south of the border on the coast along the highway. There he negotiated his surrender to American officials in San Diego.

A map of the Rancho Melijo made by a county surveyor for its land commission case, indicates that the line of hills extending along the border south of the Tijuana River and down the coast into Mexico, were known as the San Antonio Hills indicating the northern limit of the Abad rancho. It would seem that sometime between Walker's occupation of the abandoned rancho in 1854 and 1856 Santiago Arguello had acquired the rancho. On January 2, 1856, Santiago Arguello signed a sworn statement about the legal validity of the Mexican title of the San Pascual Rancheria. At the end of the document he signed it with a statement that indicated that he was the owner and resided at the rancho San Antonio Abad: "Given in my rancho of San Antonio Abad a Ti Juan. S. Arguello"Rancho San Antonio Abad seems not to have been kept together under that name as it does not appear in a report of settlements and ranchos in Baja California Norte in 1906, although there are a number of ranchos named San Antonio in the area mentioned

CFCF (musician)

CFCF is the stage name of Canadian electronic musician/vocalist Michael Silver. Based in Montreal, Silver took the name CFCF from the call sign of the city's CFCF-TV. Silver has released several EPs. In 2015 he released two albums within two weeks: Radiance and Submission on July 31, The Colours of Life on August 14, his most recent release is Liquid Colours. From Montreal, Silver became interested in electronic music at an early age. Self-taught, he cites Peter Gabriel, DJ Shadow, the Yellow Magic Orchestra and Talk Talk as important influences, his first 7" single "You Hear Colours" / "Invitation to Love" was released on March 8, 2009, on the Acéphale label. The title of his first EP Panesian Nights was chosen in reference to the developer of Japanese erotic video games. In addition to his own recordings, Silver has remixed songs for other artists, including Holy Ghost!, Crystal Castles, Sally Shapiro, The Presets, Azari & III, Harald Grosskopf and Owen Pallett. In 2014, Silver co-wrote and co-produced the songs "A Power" and "What You Wanted" on How To Dress Well's album, What Is This Heart?.

2009 – Continent, Paper Bag Records 2013 – Outside, Paper Bag Records 2015 – Radiance and Submission, Driftless Recordings 2015 – The Colours of Life, 1080p Collection 2016 – On Vacation, International Feel 2019 – Liquid Colours, BGM Solutions 2009 – Panesian Nights, Paper Bag Records 2010 – Drifts, Paper Bag Records 2010 – CFCF c28, They Live We Sleep 2010 – The River, RVNG Intl. 2012 – Exercises, Paper Bag Records / Dummy 2013 – Music for Objects, Paper Bag Records / Dummy 2017 – Cascades, Arts & Crafts 2018 – Self Service, Sounds Of Beaubien Ouest 2009 – "The Explorers", Paper Bag Records 2009 – "You Hear Colours" / "Invitation to Love", Acephale Records 2011 – "Cometrue", UNO NYC 2010 – Slow R&B for Zellers Locations Canada-Wide 2010 – Do U Like Night Bus 2010 – Altered Zones 4 2011 – Reincarnation 2011 – Slorida 2011 – Night Bus II 2012 – The Flood for SSENSE 2014 – Night Bus 3: Death of Night Bus 2015 – Blowing Up The Workshop #48 2019 — Night Bus 4: Memory of Night Bus 2008 – Heartsrevolution – CYOA 2008 – The Presets – Talk Like That 2008 – HEALTH – Triceratops 2008 – Sally Shapiro – Time To Let Go 2008 – Crystal Castles – Air War 2008 – Genghis TronRecursion 2008 – Memory Cassette – Last One Awake 2009 – Sally Shapiro – Love In July 2009 – DatarockThe Pretender 2009 – Fan Death – The Constellations 2009 – Midstates and The Choir of Ghosts – Hate To See You Smile 2009 – Woodhands – Dancer 2010 – Owen Pallett – Lewis Takes Off His Shirt 2010 – Azari & IIIInto The Night 2010 – Historics – Take It To The Top 2010 – HEALTH – Before Tigers 2012 – Say Lou Lou – Maybe You 2017 – Kero Kero Bonito – Heard a Song 2017 – HEALTH – Dark Enough CFCF on SoundCloud CFCF on Bandcamp CFCF on Discogs CFCF at CBC Radio 3

E. Arsenio Manuel

E. Arsenio Manuel was a Philippine academic and anthropologist best known for his contributions to Philippine anthropology, history and linguistics. During a three-decade academic career at the University of the Philippines, he wrote a seminal survey of Philippine folk epics, was responsible for discovering and publishing folk epics from the Manuvu and Ilianon peoples, he is sometimes referred to as the "Dean of Filipino Anthropology" and "Father of Philippine Folklore." Among the most significant honors awarded to E. Arsenio Manuel were the Cultural Center of the Philippines' Gawad Para sa Sining in 1989. E. Arsenio Manuel was made a National social Scientist of the Philippines in 1991. Isabelo de los Reyes Damiana Eugenio Gilda Cordero Fernando