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Bergman, Arkansas

Bergman is a town in Boone County, United States. The population was 445 at the 2010 census, it is part of the Harrison Micropolitan Statistical Area. Bergman is located at 36°18′46″N 93°0′40″W. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of all land. Arkansas Highway 7 Arkansas Highway 281 Areas close to the current location of Bergman were known as Oregon Flat and Clabbie. There was a town around one mile south of present-day Bergman called Keener. Keener had a population of about 1,000 people. But, Keener began to decline fast by 1892; the town of Bergman was first incorporated on August 4, 1905. The name was derived from a Dr. Bergman, who provided the land and requested that it be named after her daughter. Miss Edith Bergman, the daughter of Dr. Bergman was the first postmistress. Like a number of other towns in Boone County, Bergman was a railroad town; the White River Division Railway, part of the Missouri Pacific Line, went through Bergman. Before the popularity of the automobile and better roads in the area such as Arkansas Highway 43, Bergman had a number of businesses and flourished as a small town.

The current incorporation took place on March 14, 1968. A new post office was located in Bergman in 1974. Although Bergman has a school district as part of the Arkansas school consolidation of 1929, it is now a residential community; as of the census of 2010, there were 445 people, 162 households, 118 families residing in the town. The population density was 120.9/km². There were 169 housing units at an average density of 50.2/km². The racial makeup of the town was 96.81% White, 0.49% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.25% Pacific Islander, 0.49% from other races, 1.72% from two or more races. 0.74 % of the population were Latino of any race. There were 155 households out of which 44.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.4% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 28.4% were non-families. 26.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.0% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.19.

In the town, the population was spread out with 31.0% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 31.9% from 25 to 44, 18.4% from 45 to 64, 10.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females, there were 105.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.7 males. The median income for a household in the town was $31,250, the median income for a family was $37,708. Males had a median income of $27,778 versus $18,958 for females; the per capita income for the town was $13,928. About 7.3% of families and 10.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.8% of those under age 18 and 21.4% of those age 65 or over. Bergman, along with Zinc, is within the Bergman School District, which leads to graduation to Bergman High School. Map of Bergman Bergman School District Town government information Boone County Historical and Railroad Society, Inc. Detailed 2000 US Census statistics Boone County School District Reference Map

Yoichi Miyazawa

Yoichi Miyazawa is a Japanese politician of the Liberal Democratic Party, a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet. A native of Fukuyama and graduate of the University of Tokyo, he joined the Ministry of Finance in 1974, receiving a MPA from Harvard University in the United States while in the ministry. Leaving the ministry in 1993, he was elected to the House of Representatives for the first time in 2000. Yoichi Miyazawa is the son of former justice minister Hiroshi Miyazawa, nephew of former prime-minister Kiichi Miyazawa, cousin of foreign minister Fumio Kishida. 政治家情報 〜宮沢洋一〜. ザ・選挙. JANJAN. Retrieved 2007-10-14. Official website in Japanese

Headlong (Frayn novel)

Headlong is a novel by Michael Frayn, published in 1999. The plot centres on the discovery of a long-lost painting from Pieter Bruegel's series The Months; the story is a farce, but contains a large amount of scholarship about the painter. Frayn distinguishes between the iconology and iconography of the paintings and suggests that rather than being a series of pastoral images they symbolise a Dutch populace undergoing great suffering as a result of Spanish rule; the novel was shortlisted for the 1999 Booker Prize. Martin, the main character, is supposed to be writing a book, he finds himself invited to dinner at the house of a repellent and warring couple, on whom the land and property they own seems wasted. Martin happens on a painting. Painstaking research leads him to identify the picture as the missing sixth picture of Brueghel's famous book of hours. Meantime his wife, their baby live in a cottage and he fears his wife eyes him with increasing disdain as, instead of working on his book, he pursues the Breughel data.

Martin has to fake the promise of an affair with the woman of the house to get hold of the picture, indulge in a series of implausible transactions in other pictures to keep his access to the Brueghel open. Once he gets it, his troubles have only begun; as he is about to succeed in taking it to a safe place and secure his fortune, he crashes the old Landrover and the picture goes up in smoke. We never do find out. Review on Publisher's Weekly


Scree is a collection of broken rock fragments at the base of crags, mountain cliffs, volcanoes or valley shoulders that has accumulated through periodic rockfall from adjacent cliff faces. Landforms associated with these materials are called talus deposits. Talus deposits have a concave upwards form, while the maximum inclination corresponds to the angle of repose of the mean debris size; the term scree comes from the Old Norse term for landslide, skriða, while the term talus is a French word meaning a slope or embankment. Formation of scree or talus deposits is the result of physical and chemical weathering and erosion acting on a rock face; the predominant processes that degrade a rock slope depend on the regional climate. Examples are: Biotic processes Chemical weathering by mineral hydration and salt deposition Physical weathering by ice Thermal stresses Topographic stressesScree formation is attributed to the formation of ice within mountain rock slopes. During the day, water can flow into discontinuities in the rock wall.

If the temperature drops enough, for example in the evening, this water may freeze. Since water expands by 9% when it freezes, it can generate large forces that either create new cracks or wedge blocks into an unstable position. Special boundary conditions may be required for this to happen. Freeze-thaw scree production is thought to be most common during the spring and fall, when the daily temperatures fluctuate around the freezing point of water, snow melt produces ample free water; the efficiency of freeze/thaw processes in scree production is debated by scientists. Many researchers believe that ice formation in large open crack systems cannot generate high pressures, instead suggest that the water and ice flow out of the cracks as pressure builds. Many argue that frost heaving, like that known to act in soil in permafrost areas, may play an important role in cliff degradation in cold places. Scree can conceal a glacier. For example, Lech dl Dragon, in the Sella group of the Dolomites, derives from the melting waters of a glacier, hidden under a thick layer of scree.

The melting process of the underlying glacier is slowed by the protective layer of scree. A rock slope may be covered by its own scree, so that production of new material ceases; the slope is said to be "mantled" with debris. Fellfield Lava stringer Mass wasting Stratified slope deposit Weathering – Breaking down of rocks and minerals as well as artificial materials through contact with the Earth's atmosphere and waters Scree plot

Martin Hauswald

Martin Hauswald is a German footballer who plays for Wacker Nordhausen. Hauswald, a midfielder, started his career at FV Dresden-Nord, moving shortly afterwards for 150,000 Deutsche Mark to Tennis Borussia Berlin. After they were relegated, he moved back to Dresden, played one more season there before transferring to Rot-Weiss Essen. After spells at SC Preußen Münster and 1. FC Union Berlin, Hauswald signed for Eintracht Braunschweig, making 25 appearances between 2005 and 2007 for the team in the 2. Bundesliga. After 11 games for Holstein Kiel, he made over 100 appearances in four years for FC Rot-Weiß Erfurt and signed for SV Eintracht Trier 05 in 2011. A year he returned east to sign for ZFC Meuselwitz, where he spent one season before leaving in 2013, signing for Wacker Nordhausen. Faller, Heike. "Der beste Fußballer der Welt..." Die Zeit. Martin Hauswald at Martin Hauswald at

James Stopford, 2nd Earl of Courtown

James Stopford, 2nd Earl of Courtown KP, PC, known as Viscount Stopford from 1762 to 1770, was an Anglo-Irish peer and Tory politician who sat in the British House of Commons between 1774 and 1793. Courtown was the eldest son of James Stopford, 1st Earl of Courtown, his wife Elizabeth, was educated at Trinity College Dublin, he was elected to the Irish House of Commons for Taghmon in 1761, a seat he held until 1768, sat as a Member of the British House of Commons for Great Bedwyn in 1774 and for Marlborough from 1780 to 1793. Between 1784 and 1793 he served as Treasurer of the Household under William Pitt the Younger. Courtown was made a Knight of the Order of St Patrick in 1783 and admitted to the Irish Privy Council in 1784. In 1796 he was further honoured when he was created Baron Saltersford, of Saltersford in the County of Chester, in the Peerage of Great Britain. Lord Courtown married Mary, daughter of Richard Powys, in 1762, they had four sons, who all gained distinction, a daughter. Their second son the Hon.

Sir Edward Stopford was a Lieutenant-General in the Army. Their third son the Hon. Sir Robert Stopford was an Admiral of the Red, their fourth son Reverend the Hon. Richard Bruce Stopford was Canon of Windsor and Chaplain to Her Majesty Queen Victoria. Lady Courtown died in January 1810. Lord Courtown only survived her by three months and died in March 1810, aged 78, he was succeeded in the earldom by his eldest son James, who became a prominent Tory politician. Kidd, Williamson, David. Debrett's Baronetage. New York: St Martin's Press, 1990, Leigh Rayment's Peerage Pages Lundy, Darryl. "FAQ". The Peerage. Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by the Earl of Courtown