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Campbelltown, New South Wales

Campbelltown is a town located on the outskirts of the metropolitan area of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It is located in Greater Western Sydney 42 kilometres south-west of the Sydney central business district. Campbelltown is the administrative seat of the local government area of the City of Campbelltown, it is acknowledged on the register of the Geographical Names Board of New South Wales as one of only four cities within the Sydney metropolitan area. Campbelltown gets its name from Elizabeth Campbell, the wife of former Governor of New South Wales Lachlan Macquarie. Called Campbell-Town, the name was simplified to the current Campbelltown; the area that became Campbelltown was inhabited prior to European settlement by the Tharawal people. Not long after the arrival of the First Fleet in Sydney in 1788, a small herd of six cattle escaped and weren't seen again by the British settlers for seven years, they were spotted, however, by the Tharawal people. In a rock art site called Bull Cave near Campbelltown, they drew a number of cattle with pronounced horns.

The Tharawal described the cattle to British explorers and in 1795 the British found a herd of around 60 cattle grazing in the area now known as Camden. The colonial administration was keen for the herd to establish itself so forbade killing of the cattle or settlement in the area, but John Macarthur, who wanted to establish sheep in the colony, took a liking to the prime grazing land. He convinced the British government to overrule the local administration and grant him 5,000 acres just south of the Nepean River in 1805. Four years a number of other grants were made to farmers between Camden and Liverpool; the Tharawal worked with the local farmers but a drought in 1814 led to large numbers of neighbouring Gandangara people moving into the area in search of food. Tensions developed between the British and the Gandangara leading to skirmishes and a number of deaths on each side. Governor Macquarie felt a permanent settlement would lead to order in the area and so Campbell-Town was born in 1820.

Development of the town was slow after the departure of Macquarie, it wasn't until 1831 that residents took possession of town land. However, it was during this period. In 1826, local farmer Frederick Fisher disappeared. According to folklore, his ghost appeared sitting on a fence rail over a creek just south of the town and pointed to a site where his body was found to be buried. In memory of the incident, the Fisher's Ghost festival is held each November in Campbelltown. Campbelltown's population increased in the decades following; the southern rail line was extended to Campbelltown in 1858, leading to further development, in 1882, Campbelltown Council was established allowing municipal works to occur in earnest. Campbelltown became the first country town in New South Wales to have piped water in 1888 and in the period between the World Wars, a local power station was built to supply electricity to residents. During excavations for post war development of residential property in the area Neanderthal remains were found.

This was concluded to be the remains of the direct ancestors of the current local population. The area has been settled for at least 10,000 years prior to European settlement. Campbelltown was designated in the early 1960s as a satellite city by the New South Wales Planning Authority, a regional capital for the south west of Sydney. There was extensive building and population growth in the intervening time and the government set aside land surrounding the township for public and private housing and industry. Campbelltown has a humid subtropical climate with warm to hot summers; the old town centre, as laid down by Lachlan Macquarie, is still the main commercial area and includes the Queen Street shopping strip, Campbelltown Mall, Campbelltown railway station and bus interchange, the council chambers and a number of historic buildings. The main residential area is to the south and east of the town centre. On the northwestern side of the railway line is an industrial area. To the southwest is a second commercial area based around Macarthur railway station which includes the University of Western Sydney and Macarthur Square, a large shopping mall.

It features an outdoor entertainment and restaurant precinct known as "Kellicar Lane" which opened after the most recent expansion in November 2005. It features a food court that has large glass windows that look over Kellicar Lane and the surrounding countryside. Campbelltown has a number of heritage-listed sites on the New South Wales State Heritage Register, including: Broughton Street: St John's Catholic Church, Campbelltown 8 Lithgow Street: Glenalvon House 14 - 20 Queen Street: Warbys Barn and Stables 261 Queen Street: Campbelltown Post Office 263 Queen Street: Commercial Banking Company of Sydney, Campbelltown Branch 284 - 298 Queen Street: Queen Street Buildings 303 Queen Street: Dredges CottageThe following additional buildings in central Campbelltown are listed on the Register of the National Estate. St Peter's Church of England, Cordeaux Street Richmond Villa, 12 Lithgow Street Town Hall, 315 Queen Street Campbelltown Court House, Queen Street Campbelltown Police Station, Railway Street Graves of Matthew Healey, James Ruse, Cemetery and Broughton Streets Campbelltown lies on the main road and rail links from Sydney to the south-west.

The Hume Motorway links Campbelltown north to Liverpool, Sydney Airport and Sydney CBD and south to Goulburn and Canberra. Campbelltown railway station and Macarthur railway station are on the Airport & South Line of the Sydney Trains network. Campbelltown is the northern termin

Georgia White

Georgia White was an American blues singer, most prolific in the 1930s and 1940s. Little is known of her early life, but it has been suggested that she was born in Sandersville, Georgia. By the late 1920s she was singing in clubs in Chicago, she made her first recording, "When You're Smiling, the Whole World Smiles With You," with Jimmie Noone's orchestra in 1930. She returned to the studio in 1935, over the next six years recorded over 100 tracks for Decca Records accompanied by the pianist Richard M. Jones and in the late 1930s, by the guitarist Lonnie Johnson, she recorded under the name Georgia Lawson. Her tracks included "I'll Keep Sitting on It," "Take Me for a Buggy Ride," "Mama Knows What Papa Wants When Papa's Feeling Blue," and "Hot Nuts." Her best-known song was "You Done Lost Your Good Thing Now". White formed an all-female band in the 1940s, she performed with Bumble Bee Slim. She joined Big Bill Broonzy's Laughing Trio in 1949 as pianist. "She was easy to get along with," said Broonzy, "real friendly."

She was a club singer in the 1950s performing in 1959 in Chicago. She resumed performing on weekends at the Blue Pub, a bar on Irving Park Road near the Kennedy Expressway, where she won a loyal following, she sang many of her famous songs, including "Maybe I'm Wrong Again," a ballad from an early Bing Crosby movie. One of her songs, "Alley Boogie", was used as the theme music for the British romantic comedy drama series, Love Soup. List of classic female blues singers

Theodore B. Schaer Mound

The Theodore B. Schaer Mound is a Native American mound in the central part of the U. S. state of Ohio. Located southeast of the city of Canal Winchester in Fairfield County, it is a large mound. Today, the mound sits in woodland. Since white settlement of the region, the mound has seen few changes: individuals hunting for Indian relics have damaged it but the most significant effects have been minor natural phenomena such as the diggings of groundhogs. Although the mound was constructed during the Woodland period, the cultural affiliation of its builders is unknown. Both the Hopewell and the Adena cultures built burial mounds like the Schaer Mound in central Ohio, but their works are distinguishable with the eye: the Hopewell preferred the valleys of the major rivers for their subconical mounds, while the Adena favored high ground near small watercourses for their conical mounds; because it shares some characteristics of each culture's typical architecture, the Schaer Mound's builders cannot be identified.

Despite the difficulty of naming those who built it, the Schaer Mound is a valuable archaeological site. Because no excavation has been conducted there, its original contents are still to be interred within, those mounds that combine Adena and Hopewell characteristics have been found to yield the most significant amounts of information. In recognition of its archaeological value, the Schaer Mound was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975, it is one of five Fairfield County mound sites to be included on the Register, along with the Old Maid's Orchard Mound near Lithopolis, the Tarlton Cross Mound near Tarlton, the Coon Hunters Mound near Carroll, the Fortner Mounds near Pickerington

William Game

William Henry Game was a cricketer for Sherborne School, Oxford University and Surrey. He played rugby union as an outside back for Oxford University in 1873. Game was a dangerous hard-hitting batsman who had a major weakness in lacking defensive skill – something critical against the shooters prevalent on unrolled pitches when he began playing, he was a strong-throwing outfield who threw a cricket ball over 127 yards at Oxford’s Magdalen Ground in 1873. At Sherborne in 1871, Game caused a sensation when he scored 281 against Motcombe in just 270 minutes at a time when this was the fourth highest innings played in any grade of cricket and the first known double century in a public school game. With three other centuries for Sherbourne, Game stepped into an weak Surrey eleven at the end of the season in the hope of reducing their reliance on Jupp and Pooley for runs, but scored only 33 runs in four innings and looked uncomfortable against the speed of Hill and Emmett. In 1872, Game left Sherborne but was available for only three of Surrey’s fifteen first-class matches, when available he again failed to live up to the promise of his school record, scoring only 58 runs in six innings, but in 1873 he went up to Oriel College and scored 54 against Marylebone Cricket Club and 48 at Lord’s against Cambridge.

1875, showed Game give evidence of his ability as a dangerous hitter, averaging 22 – regarded as impressive in a period when shooters had not been eliminated by the heavy roller as they were to be soon afterwards – but it was in 1876 when Game rose to his greatest heights in his last year at Oxford. At the soon to be built on Prince's Cricket Ground, Game hit his highest score of 141 out of the first total of six hundred in first-class cricket and more became the first Oxonian to score a century against Cambridge when he made 109 a week later. Although Game again failed for Surrey with only 23 in three innings, the following season he spared time for six of Surrey’s fourteen games and achieved an average of 31 in a wet summer, forming with Walter Read and Bunny Lucas a formidable trio of amateur batsmen who rose Surrey to only its second season with more wins than losses since 1865. Game could however spare time from business for only three games in 1878, one against Middlesex in 1879 and none at all in 1880, though he did play several times for the Esher club.

Game did return to the Surrey eleven for two games in late 1881, but disappointed against such bowlers as Peate and Crossland on wickets rendered difficult by a wet August. However, in 1882, Game showed with innings of 62 against Kent and 84 not out against Alfred Shaw and Flowers at their best that he remained a dangerous hitter. Game averaged 25.75 in nine innings for Surrey that year, but after that business commitments prevented him playing any more county cricket apart from one game in 1883. In his last first-class match, Game played an innings of 92 against his old University. William Henry Game at CricketArchive

FN Model 1910

The FN Model 1910 is a blowback-operated, semi-automatic pistol designed by John Browning and manufactured by Fabrique Nationale of Belgium. The FN Model 1910 known as the Browning model 1910, was a departure for Browning. Before, his designs were produced by both FN in Colt Firearms in the United States. Since Colt did not want to produce it, Browning chose to patent and produce this design in Europe only. Introduced in 1910, this pistol used a novel operating spring location surrounding the barrel; this location became the standard in such future weapons as the Walther Russian Makarov. It incorporated the standard Browning striker-firing mechanism and a grip safety along with a magazine safety and an external safety lever in a compact package. Offered in both.380 ACP and.32 ACP calibres, it remained in production until 1983. It is possible to switch calibres by changing only the barrel. However, FN never offered packages containing a single pistol with both calibre barrels. A variant of the Model 1910 was known variously as the Model 1922 or 1910/22.

This was a larger model with a longer barrel, slide extension, a longer grip frame to accommodate an extra two rounds. This model was aimed at military and police contracts and many examples were produced for various agencies; the FN Model 1910 was designed for the Kingdom of Serbia. In 1913, a purchase order for 235, Model 1910 semi automatic pistols was made by the Serbian National Army; the purchase was made for the 2nd Timok infantry divisions of the first army. 1910/1922 pistols went on to see extensive service in World War Two, continued to be manufactured by the Germans after their occupation of Belgium and seizure of the FN factory. These examples carry Nazi production stamps, most have simple chequered wood grips instead of the earlier horn or plastic grips bearing the FN logo; the FN Model 1922 was used by the following countries: Yugoslavia, The Netherlands, Turkey, France, Finland and West Germany in the post war period. While the Model 1910 was sold on both civilian and military markets, the Model 1922 was considered a military and police pistol, with FN offering it to individual civilians only by special order.

In 1955, the Browning Arms Company introduced the Model 1910 pistol for the American market as the Model 1955. Made in Belgium, this model was identical to the European model except for the markings and grips. Importation ceased in 1968 due to the passage of stricter gun-control laws in the U. S. Another version, the Model 1971, featured a longer barrel and slide, adjustable sights, a finger-rest magazine, enlarged "target" grips; these features were intended to comply with the Gun Control Act of 1968 which had halted import of the Model 1955. North Korea made copies of the Model 1910 without licence as the Type 70 pistol; the weapon is made not only for domestic use but for export. The Hamada Type or Hamada Type Automatic handgun was a semi-automatic pistol developed in 1941 for use by the Empire of Japan during World War II. Developed by Bunji Hamada, the pistol took its basic design from the Model 1910 Browning. Production occurred at the Japanese Firearms Manufacturing Company, with only minor changes made as the war progressed.

An FN M1910, serial number 19074, chambered in.380 ACP was the handgun used by Gavrilo Princip to assassinate Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria in Sarajevo on June 28, 1914, the act that precipitated the First World War. Numerous previous sources erroneously cited the FN Model 1900 in.32 calibre as being the weapon Princip used. This has led to confusion over the calibre of the pistol used. Paul Doumer, President of France, was assassinated by Russian emigre Paul Gorguloff on May 6, 1932 with a Model 1910; the pistol is now in the Musée des Collections Historiques de la Préfecture de Police. A Model 1910 was used to assassinate Huey Long, governor of Louisiana, on September 5, 1935. During the world wars, the FN 1910 was used by the militaries of Belgium, the Netherlands, Finland, by Peru and Venezuela postwar. Voorschrift Pistool F. N. Kal. 9 m.m. en 7.65 m.m. FN pistol model 1910

Crazy in Love (album)

Crazy In Love is the first full-length album by Conway Twitty to be released in the 1990s. It was released in 1990 on MCA Records, included a pair of top three hits, one in the title track, the other in the song "I Couldn't See You Leavin'". "Shadow of a Distant Friend" is a cover of a Waylon Jennings song titled, "The Shadow of Your Distant Friend" from his 1986 album, Will the Wolf Survive. "Just the Thought of Losing You" was recorded by Kenny Rogers on his 1986 album, They Don't Make Them Like They Used To. "A Little Bit of You" - 3:47 "Crazy in Love" - 3:47 "When You're in Love with a Beautiful Woman" - 2:43 "I'm Tired of Being Something" - 3:00 "What's Another Goodbye" - 3:41 "Shadow of a Distant Friend" - 3:36 "One Bridge I Didn't Burn" - 3:38 "I Couldn't See You Leavin'" - 2:50 "Just the Thought of Losing You" - 3:27 "Hearts Breakin' All Over Town" - 2:49 Produced By Conway Twitty, Dee Henry & Jimmy Bowen Engineers: Dave Boyer, Tim Kish, Russ Martin, Ron Treat Overdubs Recorded By Ron Treat Mixing: Tom Perry Digital Editing: Milan Bogdan Mastering: Glenn Meadows Drums: Eddie Bayers Bass: Michael Rhodes Keyboards: John Barlow Jarvis, Larry Knechtel Synthesizer: Mike Lawler Hand Organ: Conway Twitty Guitars: Pat Flynn, Brent Rowan, Billy Joe Walker Jr. Mandolin: Pat Flynn Backing Vocals: Harry Stinson, Curtis Young