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George Kingston (meteorologist)

George Templeman Kingston was a Canadian professor, meteorologist and public servant. For promoting and organizing one of Canada's first national scientific services, Kingston has been called the father of Canadian Meteorology. George Kingston was born at the British Factory Chaplaincy, Portugal on 5 October 1816, a son of British wine merchant Lucy Henry Kingston and his wife Frances Sophia Rooke, grandson on his mother's side of Sir Giles Rooke, Justice of the Court of Common Pleas, England, his brother was author William Henry Giles Kingston. He attended Cambridge University, graduating with honours in mathematics in 1846, was awarded an M. A. in 1849. In February 1851, he married Harriette Malone, daughter of Edward Malone Esq. at East Stonehouse, Devon, England. After teaching at Eton College for some time, he came to Canada in 1852 to take the position of Principal of the Nautical College at Quebec City; when that school closed in May 1855, he began his association with the University of Toronto and the Magnetic Observatory.

Recognizing the need for a true description of Canada's climatology, in 1871 Kingston persuaded the government of the advantage of a network of stations to observe and issue storm warnings. This was the beginning of a national meteorological service, which by late 1872 extended from Halifax to Winnipeg. In October 1876, the first storm warning prepared in Canada was issued, in 1877, the first general forecast; the weather predictions were telegraphed to 75 cities and towns in Canada each day and bulletins were posted. Storm warnings were the more important and these bulletins were displayed to mariners and sailors by combinations of wicker baskets hung on poles at ports and harbours on the Great Lakes, the St. Lawrence Seaway, the Atlantic Coast of Canada. George Templeman Kingston retired from his posts in 1880, died of pneumonia on 21 January 1886, at Toronto, Ontario. Thomas, Morley K.. "Kingston, George Templeman". In Halpenny, Francess G. Dictionary of Canadian Biography. XI. University of Toronto Press.

Thomas, Morley K.. "George Templeman Kingston". The Canadian Encyclopaedia. Historica Canada. "Presentation of the Portrait of Sir Frederic Stupart to the Meteorological Office on Jan. 7, 1929". The Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada. 23: 160–162. April 1929

Ruth Ogden

Ruth Ogden was the pen name of Fannie Ogden Ide, a late 19th century American children's book author. Fannie Ogden was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1853 to Abigail Ogden and Jonathan Ogden, a merchant, her much older brother Robert became a wealthy businessman. Educated in private schools, she married Charles W. Ide in 1875, they had Alice. Under the pen name'Ruth Ogden', she wrote popular children's books and contributed stories and poems to magazines. Several of her books, such as A Loyal Little Red-Coat and Loyal Hearts and True, are based in part on historical events. Critics used the word "charming" to describe her books, one critic praised her for "purity of tone, animation of spirit, good English style", her books were illustrated by F. C. Gordon, George T. Tobin, H. A. Ogden, W. Rainey, among others, she died in Brooklyn in 1927. Whether you happen to be four or five, or six, or seven, or older than that, no doubt you know by this time that a great many things need to be learned in this world, everything, in fact, never more things than at seven.

At least, so thought little Tattine, what troubled her the most was that some of the things seemed quite wrong, yet no one was able to right them. His Little Royal Highness A Loyal Little Red-Coat A Little Queen of Hearts Courage Little Homespun Tattine Loyal Hearts and True Friendship: The Good and Perfect Gift Little Pierre and Big Peter Works by Ruth Ogden at Project Gutenberg

2015 International Champions Cup

The 2015 International Champions Cup was a series of friendly association football tournaments. It was the first tournament played separately in Australia and the United States; the Australian edition of the tournament featured three teams played across three matches at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on July 18, 21 and 24. Real Madrid were the first club to announce their involvement. Manchester City and Roma were confirmed to take part in the Australian tournament; the Chinese edition of the tournament featured Real Madrid and Inter Milan playing a total of three matches in Shenzhen and Shanghai. Real Madrid won both the Chinese competitions; the North American edition of the tournament featured 10 teams but some games were played in Mexico, Canada and England. Each team involved in the US edition played four games, except the three United States-based teams that only played two games. Select Major League Soccer matches between the ICC competing teams counted towards the point total to allow MLS teams to have four games count on the table.

2014 International Champions Cup winners Manchester United were the first team to confirm their involvement in the US edition. AustraliaChinaNorth America and Europe Australia China North America and Europe Australia China North America and Europe The results of teams from the United States in 2015 Major League Soccer New York Red Bulls 2–0 San Jose Earthquakes New York Red Bulls 1–1 LA Galaxy LA Galaxy 5–2 San Jose Earthquakes Australia China North America and Europe Official website


Kodumanal is a village located in the Erode district in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It was once a flourishing ancient trade city known as Kodumanam, as inscribed in Patittrupathu of Sangam Literature; the place is an important archaeological site, under the control of State Archaeological Department of Tamil Nadu. It is located on the northern banks of a tributary of the Cauvery; the inhabitants of this destroyed ancient city of Chera dynasty were skilled craftsmen, who were specialized in making beads and high-quality iron. The place is referred to in Sangam literature as an important industrial centre that had links with the Chola port city of Kaveripoompattinam, now called Poompuhar; the city played a major role in Indo-Roman trade and relations, as the ancient city is located on the mid-way of a Roman trade route, linking Muziris port on the Malabar Coast with the Kaveripoompattinam Port in the Coromandel Coast. Excavations have been carried out and it came out with the layers of a megalithic-cum-early tombs of historic period.

There were two female and one male human skeleton were recovered from a pit burial in this site. A set of 300 megalithic tombs of different types and sizes were recorded in this area; the ancient city has been destroyed in time and now the area is available with the remains of a megalithic settlement dating back to the 2nd century BC. This was the centre for the Romans who visited to obtain beryls from Kodumanal; the megalithic communities that flourished in this site belong to the period of 2nd century BC to 2nd century AD. The iron and steel furnaces and iron artefacts produced in these places revealed the technical advancement made by the iron smelters around 500 BC; the excavated sword bit contained spheroidal graphite phase and forge welding of high-carbon cutting edge. This place was once celebrated for its trade in precious stones like garnet, lapis lazuli and quartz; the people of this city were experts in manufacturing the finest iron. Excavations uncovered ancient iron objects such as arrow swords.

They produced Roman artefacts, iron melting furnaces, shell bangles and pottery with the Tamizhi scripts. Other artifacts uncovered during the excavation of this site include roulette pottery, Roman silver coins, gold and silver spirals. A bronze statue of a lion and the iron melting furnaces were important to deciphering the site's history. Https://

St. Michael High School

St. Michael Indian School is a private Roman Catholic day school, it is part of Roman Catholic Diocese of Gallup, New Mexico. It is located at St. Michaels chapter on the Navajo Nation. St. Michael School was founded in 1902 by Saint Katherine Drexel, SBS, construction on campus buildings began soon after. 97% of the student body are members of the Navajo Nation, 3% are of other ethnicities. Saint Michael Elementary School dates to its founding. Saint Michael High School houses the secondary grades. Saint Michael Chapel is utilized weekly for student mass. Hardin-Burrola, Elizabeth. "St. Michael HS looks to build bridges", Independent. August 27, 2004. St. Michael High School Arizona Interscholastic Association: St. Michael High School St. Michael High School profile provided by