Brigham Young

Brigham Young was an American religious leader and settler. He was the second president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1847 until his death in 1877, he founded Salt Lake City and he served as the first governor of the Utah Territory. Young led the foundings of the precursors to the University of Utah and Brigham Young University. Young had many nicknames, among the most popular being "American Moses", like the biblical figure, Young led his followers, the Mormon pioneers, in an exodus through a desert, to what they saw as a promised land. Young was dubbed by his followers the "Lion of the Lord" for his bold personality and was called "Brother Brigham" by Latter-day Saints. A polygamist, Young had 55 wives, he instituted a church ban against conferring the priesthood on men of black African descent, led the church during the Utah War against the United States. Young was born the eighth child of John Young and Abigail "Nabby" Howe, a farming family in Whitingham, Vermont.

When he was three his family moved to upstate New York settling in New York. At age 12 he moved with his parents to Aurelius, New York close to Cayuga Lake; when he was 14 his mother died of Tuberculosis. After that he moved with his father to New York. At age 16, Young's father made, he first worked odd jobs and became an apprentice to a John C. Jeffries in Auburn, New York, he worked as a carpenter, joined and painter. One home Young helped paint in Auburn was that of Elijah Miller, which became the residence of William Seward, it is now a local museum. It is claimed by locals that the fireplace mantle of this house was created by Young. With the onset of the depression of 1819 Jeffries dismissed Young from his apprenticeship and Young moved to Port Byron, New York. Young had converted to the Reformed Methodist Church in 1824; this was after a period of deep reading of the Bible. He insisted when joining the Methodists on being baptized by immersion instead of their normal practice of sprinkling. Young was first married in 1824 to Miriam Angeline Works.

They first lived in a small unpainted house adjacent to the pail factory, at the time Young's main place of employment. In Port Byron, Young joined a debating society. Shortly after the birth of their first daughter the family moved to Oswego, New York on the shores of Lake Ontario. On in 1828 they moved to Mendon, New York. Most of Young's siblings had moved to Mendon, or did so shortly after he moved there, it was here he first became friends with Heber C. Kimball. Here he worked as a carpenter and joined and built a saw mill. In 1832, Mariam died and Young and his two young daughters moved into the household of Kimball and his wife, Vilate. By this point Young had for all intents and purposes left the Reformed Methodist, becoming a Christian seeker, unconvinced that he had found a church with the true authority of Jesus Christ; as early as 1830, Young was introduced to the Book of Mormon by way of a copy his brother, Phineas H. had obtained from Samuel H. Smith. In 1831, five missionaries of the Latter Day Saint movement came from the branch of the church in Columbia, Pennsylvania to preach in Mendon.

A key attraction of the teachings of this group to Young was their practicing of spiritual gifts. This was experienced when Young traveled with his wife and Kimball to visit the branch of the church in Columbia, Pennsylvania. Young was drawn to the new church after reading the Book of Mormon, he joined the Church of Christ on April 14, 1832, being baptized by Eleazer Miller. A branch of the church was organized in Mendon, Young was one of the regular preachers to the branch, he expanded his area of sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ, traveling southwest to Warsaw, New York and southeast to various towns along Lake Canandaigua. Shortly after this, Young saw Alpheus Gifford speak in tongues and in response Young spoke in an unknown language. In November 1832, Young travelled with Kimball to Kirtland and visited Joseph Smith. During this trip Young spoke in a tongue, identified by Smith as the "Adamic language". In December 1832, Young left his daughters with the Kimballs and set out on a mission with his brother, Joseph, to Upper Canada to what is now Kingston, Ontario.

They extended their preaching to various towns along the north shore of Lake Erie. In February 1833, they returned to Mendon. A few months Young again set out on a mission with his brother, this time traveling into the north of New York and on into modern Ontario. In the summer of 1833, Young moved to Ohio. Here he met Mary Ann Angell and they were married on February 18, 1834. In Kirtland, Young continued to preach the gospel, in fact Mary Ann first encountered him through hearing him preach. Young resumed work on building houses. In May 1834, Young became a member of Zion's Camp, he traveled to Missouri and was part of it until it disbanded on July 3, 1834. After his return to Kirtland, Young focused his carpentry work on the Kirtland Temple and prepared for the birth of his third child, his first son, Joseph A. Young. Mary Ann had provided for Young's two daughters on her own while pregnant with her first child while Young was away with Zion's Camp. In Kirtland, Young was involved in adult education including studying in a Hebrew language class under Joshua Sexias.

Young was ordained a member of the original Quorum of the Twelve Apostles in May 1835. That month, Young left with the oth

Indigo: Women of Song

Indigo: Women of Song is an album by Olivia Newton-John, released in 2004. It is an album of covers of songs recorded by female singers; the album was certified Gold in Australia. "How Insensitive" – 4:19 "Love Me or Leave Me" – 3:26 "Cry Me a River" – 4:35 "Anyone Who Had a Heart" – 3:17 "Where Have All the Flowers Gone" – 4:25 "How Glad I Am" – 2:54 "Lovin' You" – 3:59 "Rainy Days and Mondays" – 3:50 "Send in the Clowns" – 3:41 "Summertime" – 4:31 "Alfie" – 4:04 Olivia Newton-John – lead vocals Randy Waldmankeyboards, arrangements, orchestral conductor Philippe Saisse – keyboards Rob Mathes – acoustic piano Dean Parksguitar Shawn Peltondrums Scott Kreitzer – tenor saxophone Hendrik Meurkens – harmonica Brian O'Connor – French horn Rob Mounsey – orchestral conductor Bruce Dukov – concertmaster Elena Barere – concertmaster Julliann French – orchestral contractor Jill Dell'Abate – orchestral contractor Lisa Fischer – backing vocals Vaneese Thomas – backing vocals Producer – Phil Ramone Production manager – Jill Dell'Abate Recorded by Joel Moss, Ed Thacker and Mark Valentine Assistant engineers – Jon Berkowitz, Kevin Bosley, Andrew Felluss, Chuck Johnson, Richard Kaplan, Brian Montgomery and Jay Spears Mixed by Joel Moss at Shire Studios.

Mastered by Ted Jensen at Sterling Sound Design and photography – Chad Allen Smith

Chatuchak District

Chatuchak District is one of the 50 districts of Bangkok, Thailand. The district is bounded by seven other districts: Lak Si, Bang Khen, Lat Phrao, Huai Khwang, Din Daeng, Phaya Thai, Bang Sue. Chatuchak was part of Bang Khen District, it became a separate district in 1989. The name of the district came from its two major landmarks, Chatuchak Park and Chatuchak Weekend Market; the district is divided into five sub-districts. The Department of National Parks and Plant Conservation has its headquarters in the district. Klong Prem Central Prison known as "Lat Yao Prison", is in the district; the best-known site in the district is the largest market in Thailand. Northwest of the weekend market is another market, Chatuchak Plaza, which sells clothes and many other products. Across Kamphang Phet Road is Or Tor Kor Market belonging to The Marketing Organization for Farmers, offering fresh agricultural products and food. Just north of the market along Kamphang Phet Road is an garden products. Other markets in the area include: Ratchayothin night market, a night market next to Major Cineplex Ratchayothin.

Ratchadaphisek night market, a large night market at the Ratchada-Lat Phrao intersection. Adjoining the Chatuchak Weekend Market to the north is the Chatuchak Park complex, covering 1.13 km2 of a former State Railway of Thailand golf course consisting of Chatuchak Park, Queen Sirikit Park, Wachirabenchathat Park. Chatuchak Park is the first park in the complex, it is on Phahonyothin Road next to the Mo Chit BTS Station. It is the most accessible park of the three. Included in this park is the Train Museum. Queen Sirikit Park is a botanical garden built to honor the queen's 60th birthday in 1992, it was formally opened in December 1996. Plants collected in the garden include hibiscus and palms. Within the park compound is the Children's Museum; the park is behind the Chatuchak Weekend Market parking lot. The Wachirabenchathat Park is the newest park of the complex, it was called State Railway Public Park but was renamed in July 2002 in honor of Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn's 50th birthday. It contains the tallest fountain in Thailand.

Elephant Tower is one of the most distinctive buildings in Bangkok. Shaped like an elephant, it consists of three towers joined together at the top, it includes condominiums and office space. On Vibhavadhi Road opposite Kasetsart University is the Museum of Contemporary Art. Thawan Duchanee, one of the artists highlighted, is considered one of the most famous modern day artists of Thailand. Central Plaza Lat Phrao is the biggest shopping center in the district, consisting of Central Department Store, Bangkok Convention Centre and many retail shops. Other shopping centers in Chatuchak District include Major Cineplex Ratchayothin featuring a 14-screen multiplex cinema and Union Mall, an eight-storey shopping mall for youngsters. Thai Rath, the country's best selling newspaper has its headquarters in this district. Kasetsart University is one of the top universities in Thailand. Focused on agricultural sciences, it now includes many fields including business and engineering; the university is on a large block bounded by Vibhavadi Rangsit Road, Ngamwongwan Road and Phahonyothin Road.

Sripatum University is a private university adjacent to 11th Royal Infantry Regiment. Saint John's University and Saint John's International School are in Chatuchak District; the district is crossed by the Blue Line of the Bangkok MRT with four stations: Kamphaeng Phet, Chatuchak Park, Phahon Yothin, Lat Phrao. Bang Sue MRT Station is just outside Chatuchak District. Chatuchak District is the northern end-point of the Sukhumvit Line of the BTS Skytrain at Ha Yaek Lat Phrao station; the Northern Bus Terminal is with bus connections to northern provinces. This district is served by the Bang Sue Junction railway station, Kan Keha km19 railway halt, Bang Khen railway station of the State Railway of Thailand, whose Southern and Northeastern Lines runs past the area. Bang Sue Central station will replace Bang Sue railway station, it is behind Chatuchak Weekend Market. It will serve as Thailand's rail hub. Construction is to be completed in January 2021; the district council for Chatuchak has eight members.

Elections were last held on 30 April 2006. The results were: Thai Rak Thai Party, eight seats. Thai Airways and Bangkok Airways have their head offices in Chatuchak. Chatuchak district office