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Barnaby Jones

Barnaby Jones is a television detective series starring Buddy Ebsen and Lee Meriwether as an older private detective and his widowed daughter-in-law running an investigative firm in Los Angeles, California. The show was introduced as a midseason replacement on the CBS network and ran from 1973 to 1980. Halfway through the series' run, Mark Shera was added to the cast as a young cousin of Ebsen's character and the newest member of the firm. In many of the show's episodes, the plots focused on deadly insurance cases, with the members of the Jones firm working as contract investigators for insurance companies. William Conrad guest-starred as Frank Cannon of Cannon on the first Barnaby Jones episode, "Requiem for a Son", the 1975 two-part crossover episodes, "The Deadly Conspiracy"; the series was produced by QM Productions. It had the second-longest QM series run, following the nine years of The FBI; the series bore the Quinn Martin trademark where commercial breaks divided each episode into four "acts," concluding with an epilogue.

The opening credits were narrated by Hank Simms. After Barnaby Jones had worked as a private eye for many years, he retired and left the business to his son Hal; when Hal was murdered while working on a case, Barnaby came out of retirement to find the killer. After this case, his widowed daughter-in-law, Betty Jones, became his secretary at the detective agency. Besides being past retirement age, Barnaby Jones was an unusual P. I. ordering milk in restaurants and bars, counter to the stereotype of a hard-drinking gumshoe, conducting himself as a gentleman. Until the cancellation of Cannon, the characters of both series moved back and forth between the two shows. In 1976, the character of Jedediah Romano "J. R." Jones, the son of Barnaby's cousin, joined the cast. He had come to try to solve the murder of his father but stayed around to help Barnaby and Betty, while attending law school; as Ebsen aged and expressed an interest in slowing down a bit, Meriwether's and Shera's characters became more prominent, allowing Ebsen to reduce his role.

During the last two seasons, episodes were divided evenly among the three actors, with Ebsen and Shera each being the focus of a third of the season's episodes. The show was canceled in 1980 due to declining ratings. After the series' cancellation, reruns aired in syndication. Buddy Ebsen as Barnaby Jones Lee Meriwether as Betty Jones Mark Shera as J. R. John Carter as Lt. John Biddle Among the guest stars who appeared over the years were Conlan Carter and Gary Lockwood, who appeared together in the third episode of the series entitled "Sunday: Doomsday" on February 25, 1973. Other guests, just in the first year alone, included: In seasons, guest stars included Wayne Maunder on CBS's Lancer western series, Ron Hayes, who played Sheriff Oscar Hamlin in the episode "Target for a Wedding." Marshall Colt cast with James Arness on McClain's Law, guest-starred in two episodes in 1979. Donald May played the role of Curt Phillips in the 1978 episode "Blind Jeopardy". Character actress Lurene Tuttle played Emily Carter in the 1980 episode "The Killin' Cousin".

Many familiar actors made guest appearances, others who were newcomers went on to become well-known, including: Buddy Ebsen's real-life daughter, Bonnie Ebsen, Lee Meriwether's real-life daughter, Kyle Aletter-Oldham, made cameo appearances in one episode. Future Trapper John, M. D. stars Pernell Roberts, Gregory Harrison, Charles Siebert all made guest appearances on one episode. Future WKRP in Cincinnati stars Loni Anderson and Gary Sandy made guest appearances, as well. On February 16, 2010, CBS DVD released season one of Barnaby Jones on DVD in Region 1 for the first time; the episode "The Murdering Class" has had the word "nigger" bleeped out when one of the characters speaks, although one can still hear the "n" sound of the word. The episodes on the DVD include their broadcast trailers; this edit exists on the VEI release. As of September 2014, this release is out of print. On May 4, 2015, it was announced that Visual Entertainment had acquired the rights to the series in Region 1, it was subsequently announced that VEI would release Barnaby Jones- The Complete Collection on DVD on December 15, 2015.

The 45-disc set features all 179 episodes of the series as well as a bonus prequel episode. During the mid-1990s, Meriwether and Shera expressed interest in a Barnaby Jones reunion television movie, but could not talk Ebsen into joining the project. However, in 1993, Ebsen reprised the role of Barnaby Jones in the film The Beverly Hillbillies, adapted from Ebsen's television series of the same name, it would be Ebsen's final theatrical appearance. Beginning September 3, 2019, Me-TV began broadcasting Barnaby Jones reruns; the Beverly Hillbillies Matlock Murder, She Wrote Barnaby Jones on IMDb Barnaby Jones at TV.com Absolute Barnaby Barnaby Jones – Crime Drama TV Series of the Seventies

Flinders Street railway station

Flinders Street railway station is a railway station on the corner of Flinders and Swanston Streets in Melbourne, Australia. It serves the entire metropolitan rail network. Backing onto the city reach of the Yarra River in the heart of the city, the complex covers two whole city blocks and extends from Swanston Street to Queen Street. Flinders Street is served by Metro's suburban services, V/Line regional services to Gippsland, it is the busiest station on Melbourne's metropolitan network, with over 77,153 daily entries recorded in the 2017/18 fiscal year. It was the first railway station in an Australian city and the world's busiest passenger station in the late 1920s; the main station building, completed in 1909, is a cultural icon of Melbourne. The art nouveau style building, with its prominent dome, arched entrance and clocks is one of the city's most recognisable landmarks, it is listed on the Victorian Heritage Register. The Melburnian saying "I'll meet you under the clocks" refers to the row of clocks above the main entrance, which indicate the time-tabled time of departure for trains on each line.

Flinders Street Station is responsible for two of Melbourne's busiest pedestrian crossings, both across Flinders Street, including one of Melbourne's few pedestrian scrambles. Listed on the Victorian Heritage Register, the station has Australia's longest platform, 708-metres long and is the fourth longest railway platform in the world; the first railway station to occupy the Flinders Street site was called Melbourne Terminus, was a collection of weatherboard train sheds. It was opened on 12 September 1854 by the Lieutenant-Governor, Charles Hotham; the terminus was the first city railway station in Australia, the opening day saw the first steam train trip in the country. It travelled to Sandridge, over the now redeveloped Sandridge Bridge, travelling along the now light rail Port Melbourne line; the first terminus had a single platform 30 metres long, was located beside the Fish Market building on the south-west corner of Swanston and Flinders Streets. An additional platform was provided in 1877, along with two overhead bridges to provide passenger access, followed by additional timber and corrugated iron buildings and a telegraph station in 1879.

The first signal boxes were opened at the station in one at each end of the platforms. Melbourne's two other early central-city stations, Spencer Street and Princes Bridge, opened in 1859. Spencer Street served the lines to the west of the city, was isolated from the eastern side of the network until a ground level railway was built connecting it to Flinders Street in 1879, this track being replaced by the Flinders Street Viaduct in 1889. Princes Bridge was separated from Flinders Street though it was only on the opposite side of Swanston Street. Once the railway line was extended under the street in 1865 to join the two, Princes Bridge was closed, it was reopened in April 1879, from 1909 became amalgamated into Flinders Street. Federation Square now occupies its site. Up until the 1880s a number of designs for a new station had been prepared, but none went any further. In 1882, the government decided to build a new central passenger station to replace the existing ad-hoc station buildings. A design competition was held in 1899, 17 entries were received.

The competition was for the detailed design of the station building, because the location of the concourse and entrances, the track and platform layout, the type of platform roofing, the room layout to some extent, were decided. In 1899, the £500 first prize was awarded to railway employees James Fawcett and H. P. C. Ashworth, of Fawcett and Ashworth, whose design, named Green Light, was of French Renaissance style, it included a large dome over the main entrance, tall clock tower over the Elizabeth Street entrance. A train shed over the platforms was intended to have many arched roofs running north–south, but only an alternative plan survives, depicting an impressive three-arched roof over the concourse. Work began in 1900 on the rearrangement of the station tracks, while the final design of the station building was still being worked on. Work on the central pedestrian subway started in 1901, with the foundations of the main building completed by 1903. In 1904, in mid construction, the plans were extensively modified by the Railways Commissioners.

The proposed train shed was replaced by individual platform roofs, it was decided not to include a concourse roof. To increase office space, a fourth storey was added to the main building, which resulted in the arches above each entrance on Flinders Street being lowered, decreasing their dominance. In 1905, work began on the station building itself, starting at the west end and progressing towards the main dome. Ballarat builder Peter Rodger was awarded the £93,000 contract; the building was to have been faced in stone, but, considered too costly, so red brick, with cement render details, was used for the main building instead. Grey granite from Harcourt was used for many details at ground level on the Flinders street side, "in view of the importance of this great public work"; the southern facade of the main building consisted of a lightweight timber frame clad with zinc sheets, which were scored into blocks and painted red in order to look like large bricks. That was done to created corridors instead of what were to be open-access balconies inside the train shed.

Work on the dome started in 1906. The structure required heavy foundations. In May 1908, work was progressing more than planned, with the expected completion d

Adams Gristmill Warehouse

The Adams Gristmill Warehouse is a historic industrial building on Bridge Street in Bellows Falls, Vermont. Built about 1925 by Frank Adams & Co. proprietors of the Adams Gristmill, it is a well-preserved example of a functional railroad-related industrial warehouse. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990; the Adams Gristmill Warehouse is set on the north side of Bridge Street in the eastern part of the island formed by the Connecticut River and the Bellows Falls Canal. It is a single-story shed-roofed structure, rectangular in shape, with its long axis oriented perpendicular to the road, it is set on sloping land, only its eastern and southern facades are exposed, with clapboard and shiplap siding. The short northern and western walls are concrete block; the eastern facade is its principal one, with six bays that include a number of large freight entrances. The warehouse was built about 1925 for Frank Adams & Co. who operated the Adams Gristmill in central Bellows Falls.

The building was used by the Adams mill to store flour and grain. The mill ceased operation in the 1960s, the warehouse has since been adaptively repurposed by other industrial uses. National Register of Historic Places listings in Windham County, Vermont Media related to Adams Gristmill Warehouse at Wikimedia Commons

Terry Crowley (linguist)

Terence Michael Crowley was a linguist specializing in Oceanic languages as well as Bislama, the English-lexified Creole recognized as a national language in Vanuatu. From 1991 he taught in New Zealand, he was with the Pacific Languages Unit of the University of the South Pacific in Vanuatu and with the Department of Language and Literature at the University of Papua New Guinea. Crowley was the son of English immigrants, he was born in Billericay, Essex in 1953. His parents emigrated to Australia when he was 7 years old, the family settled on a dairy farm in the rural north of Victoria, just outside Shepparton, where Crowley received his early education, he decided to become a philologist early, during his high school years at Shepparton High School, from which he graduated as dux in 1970. Crowley had made inquiries as a fifteen-year old in 1968 by addressing a personal letter to Stephen Wurm asking if there were employment opportunities for people who took up languages. Donald Laycock answered, since Wurm was away at the time, encouraged him to pursue linguistics by enclosing a copy of his own work on Sepik languages.

Crowley enrolled at the Australian National University in 1971 with an Asian studies scholarship, with a major in Bahasa Indonesian, while taking coursework on Aboriginal languages under Robert Dixon. Crowley's precocity was in evidence in his third year, when he produced a paper on the Nganyaywana language once spoken by the Anēwan of New England, in which, in the words of Nicholas Evans, Crowley made a brilliant demonstration of the fact that the Anewan language, far from being a language isolate as long thought, could be correlated with Pama-Nyungan once initial consonant loss was taken into account, he went on to graduate with first class honours, winning a University medal in linguistics, with an honours thesis on the dialects of Bundjalang. Given diplomatic tensions between Australia and Indonesia at the time, Crowley did his post-graduate thesis work on Vanuatu, where 195,000 to 200,000 people speak 100 distinct languages, he obtained a doctorate in 1980 with a dissertation on Paamese, managing in the meantime to do linguistic salvage fieldwork describing several moribund Australian languages such as Djangadi and Yaygir in New South Wales, the Mpakwithi dialect of Anguthimri, together with Uradhi, both spoken in the Cape York Peninsula.

Crowley was appointed lecturer at the University of Papua New Guinea where he worked under John Lynch, who subsequently recommended him to Ron Crocombe when the latter's Institute of Pacific Studies decided to set up a Pacific Languages Unit at Port Vila in Vanuatu in 1983, which Crowley directed until 1990. In 1991 he relocated to Hamilton in New Zealand where he taught at University of Waikato, rising to a full professorship in 2003. Over the following decades, he wrote salvage descriptions of several Malakula languages, including Tape, others, ranging from coastal Nāti, to the interior Malakula languages of Avava and Naman, as well as documenting Sye on the island of Erromango and Gela on the Solomon Islands At the time of his death Crowley was working on writing grammars and dictionaries of 18 languages. In a book published posthumously, Crowley wrote of the urgency of doing dirty-boots linguistic fieldwork, with the ethical imperative of enabling thousands of cultures at risk of extinction to have their linguistic patrimony recorded, so that their descendants might thereby avoid the tragic consequences of the loss of Tasmanian languages.

Nothing of structural value was transmitted in written archives by the time of Truganini's death, a fact which deprives all Palawa of Aboriginal descent of both their cultural identity and the land claims which can only be pursued if continuity can be proven. Crowley perceived his salvage campaign among far-flung languages in this light, as securing for future generations a heritage that would otherwise be lost, to their detriment. 1982. The Paamese language of Vanuatu, Canberra: Pacific Linguistics. 1984. Tunuen telamun tenout Voum. Port Vila: USP Centre. 1985. Language development in Melanesia. Suva: Pacific Languages Unit, University of the South Pacific. 1985. An introductory linguistics workbook. Port Moresby: Department of Language and Literature, University of Papua New Guinea. 1987. An introduction to historical linguistics. Port Moresby and Suva: University of Papua New Guinea Press, Institute of Pacific Studies, University of the South Pacific. 1987. Grama blong Bislama. Suva: Extension Services, University of the South Pacific.

1990. Kindabuk. Port Vila: University of the South Pacific. 1990. Beach-la-Mar to Bislama: The emergence of a national language in Vanuatu. Oxford Studies in Language Contact. Oxford: Clarendon Press. 1992. A dictionary of Paamese. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics. 1992. An introduction to historical linguistics, 2d ed. Auckland: Oxford University Press. 1995. A new Bislama dictionary. Suva: Institute of Pacific Studies and Pacific Languages Unit. 1995. The design of language: An introduction to descriptive linguistics. Auckland: Longman Paul. 1997. An introduction to historical linguistics, 3d ed. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. 1997. Navyan ovoteme Nelocompne ire. Hamilton, New Zealand: Vanuatu Cultural Centre and Department of General and Applied Linguistics, University of Waikato. 1998. An Erromangan grammar. Oceanic Linguistics Special Publication No

Nambawi

A nambawi is a type of traditional Korean winter hat worn by both men and women during the Joseon period for protection against the cold. The other names for it are nani; the nambawi is called ieom, worn in the early Joseon period, although it was derived from the cap. It was worn by the upper class as a daily hat, but spread to commoners and women in the period, it was worn by middle-aged women and old people as well as by government officers who put it under the samo. The nambawi is open on the top so that it does not cover the top of the head just like other winter caps such as the ayam and the jobawi, both of which were adapted from it, whereas it covers the forehead and ears on the sides to provide warmth against the cold; the overall shape of the side is curved in three phases. The edge of the nambawi is bordered with 4 to 7 cm of fur, marten leather, it has a long back flap for earflaps on both sides which cover the ears. Sashes made of silk are attached to the ear flaps so they can be tied under the chin to hold the hat in place.

The outer is made of a variety of silk called dan but sometimes wool and cotton were used. The inner is made of flannel and sometimes wool as well; the common color for the outer fabric was black, while for the inner, green, or red were used. Sometimes dark blue, maroon, light violet, light green were used for the outer and a yellow colored fabric was used for the inner; the bordered fur was black, dark brown or dark blue in color, the tassels were pink or a bright pink color. The nambawi for women were colorfully and luxuriously adorned with geumbak of cranes, butterflies and phoenix or other auspicious patterns. Ayam Jobawi Jokduri Hwagwan Tubeteika Hanbok Yu Hui-gyeong. Research on Korean Costume. Ewha Women's University Publishing. Image of nambawi

Bora (wind)

The bora is a northern to north-eastern katabatic wind in the Adriatic Sea. Similar nomenclature is used for north-eastern winds in other littoral areas of eastern Mediterranean and Black Sea basins, it is known in Greek Italian as bora. In English, the name bora is used; the Serbo-Croatian name bura and Slovene burja are not etymologically related to bora. The same root as bora is found in the name of the Greek mythological figure of Boreas, the North Wind. Historical linguists speculate that the name may derive from a Proto-Indo-European root *gworhx-'mountain', which gave rise to Germanic burg and berg. A similar pattern is seen in the cognate name of the buran winds of central Asia and the name purga of their Siberian subtype; the changeable bora can be felt all over Adriatic Croatia, Montenegrin Littoral, the Slovenian Littoral and the rest of the Adriatic east coast. It blows in gusts; the bora is most common during the winter. It blows hardest when a polar high-pressure area sits over the snow-covered mountains of the interior plateau behind the Dinaric coastal mountain range and a calm low-pressure area lies further south over the warmer Adriatic.

As the air grows colder and thus denser at night, the bora increases. Its initial temperature is so low that with the warming occasioned by its descent it reaches the lowlands as a cold wind; the wind takes two different traditional names in areas of Italy depending on associated meteorological conditions: the "light bora" is a bora in the presence of clear skies, whereas clouds gathering on the hilltops and moving towards the seaside with rain or snow characterize the "dark bora". The area where some of the strongest bora winds occur is the Velebit mountain range in Croatia; this seaside mountain chain, spanning 145 kilometers, represents a huge weather and climatic divide between the sharp continental climate of the interior, characterized by significant day/night temperature differences throughout the year, the Adriatic coast, with a Mediterranean climate. The bora occurs. Sailing during the bora can be challenging and it requires caution, regarding readiness of both the boat and its crew.

Short, high waves with white crests are its characteristics. The small drops formed by the wind create a so-called "sea smoke" that reduces the visibility significantly. Experienced seamen have a proverb: "When the bora sails, you don't!" Sailing can be dangerous for an inexperienced navigator in the Velebit channel because the wind can start on a clear and calm day and result in major problems also affecting road traffic. Near the towns of Senj, Stara Novalja and the southern portal of the Sveti Rok Tunnel in Croatia, it can reach speeds of up to 220 kilometers per hour. On 21 December 1998 the speed of a gust on the Maslenica Bridge was measured at a record speed of 248 kilometres per hour. During 22 to 25 December 2003 on A1 highway near Sveti Rok Tunnel a new record was measured at a speed of 304 kilometers per hour. In February 2012, during the Eastern European Cold Wave, the shoreline in Senj froze and snow piled up after a 150 km/h bora plummeted the temperature to −14 °C, with waves of 7 metres.

The bora destroyed roofs of houses. On the island of Pag, the Bora threw fish out of the sea. In many Croatian coastal cities, fresh water froze inside the pipes; the wind is an integral feature of Slovenia's Vipava Valley and, to a lesser extent, the Karst Plateau, an area of limestone heights over the Gulf of Trieste stretching towards the Istrian peninsula. Because the region separates the lower Adriatic coast from the Julian Alps range, extreme bora winds occur there, they have influenced architecture. Towns on the coast, where the bora occurs, are built densely with narrow streets in part because of the wind. Buildings in several towns and villages in Slovenia and the Province of Trieste have stones on their roofs to prevent the tiles from being blown off. Chains and ropes are stretched along the sidewalks in downtown Trieste, Italy, to facilitate pedestrian traffic — gusts in the city are above 120 km/h reaching to maxima of near 200 km/h. A strong bora will be reported on Italian television news.

Slovenian towns where the strongest bora occurs are Ajdovščina, Vipava and, to a lesser extent, Nova Gorica. In Slovenia, the most affected section is the upper part of the Vipava Valley, stretching from Ajdovščina to Podnanos, where the speed of the wind can exceed 200 km/h. Strong bora winds occur in the Tsemes Bay of the Black Sea near the Russian port of Novorossiysk, where they are known as nordost, they can reach speeds of up to 220 kilometres per hour. Dzungarian Gate Oroshi Santa Ana winds Volkswagen Bora Hann, Julius.. Handbook of Climatology. New York: MacMillan. OCLC 3592809 Local Mediterranean winds Name of Winds The famous winds of Croatia: bura and jugo Il Libro della Bora Extreme Hurricane Force Bora - Croatia - March 05, 2015 on YouTube