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Czechoslovak declaration of independence

The Czechoslovak Declaration of Independence or the Washington Declaration was drafted in Washington, D. C. and published by Czechoslovakia's Paris-based Provisional Government on 18 October 1918. The creation of the document the Declaration of Independence of the Czechoslovak Nation by Its Provisional Government, was prompted by the imminent collapse of the Habsburg Austro-Hungarian Empire, of which the Czech and Slovak lands had been part for 400 years, following the First World War. In the autumn of 1918, the Austro-Hungarian monarchy was collapsing; as one of his Fourteen Points, U. S. president Woodrow Wilson demanded that the nationalities of the empire have the "freest opportunity to autonomous development". On 14 October 1918, Foreign Minister Baron István Burián von Rajecz asked for an armistice based on the Fourteen Points. In an apparent attempt to demonstrate good faith, Emperor Charles I issued a proclamation two days which would have altered the structure of the Austrian half of the monarchy.

The Imperial Austria was to be transformed into a federal union composed of four parts—German, South Slav and Ukrainian. Each of these was to be governed by a national council that would negotiate the future of the empire with Vienna, Trieste was to receive a special status. However, on that same day, a Czecho-Slovak provisional government joined the Allies; this provisional government had begun drafting a Declaration of Independence on 13 October and completed its task on 16 October. The document was drafted by Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk and American sculptor Gutzon Borglum On 17 October, Masaryk presented it to the U. S. government and the president Wilson. It was published in Paris 18 October 1918 with authorship attributed to Masaryk. On the same day, United States Secretary of State Robert Lansing replied that the Allies were now committed to the causes of the Czechs and South Slavs. Therefore, Lansing said, autonomy for the nationalities – the tenth of the Fourteen Points – was no longer enough and Washington could not deal on the basis of the Fourteen Points any more.

The Lansing note was, in effect, the death certificate of Austria-Hungary. The national councils had begun acting more or less as provisional governments of independent countries. With defeat in the war imminent after the Italian offensive in the Battle of Vittorio Veneto on 24 October, Czech politicians peacefully took over command in Prague on 28 October and followed up in other major cities in the next few days. On 30 October, the Slovaks followed with the Martin Declaration and the Austro-Hungarian state was dissolved the next day. Much of the declaration catalogues a litany of grievances against the Habsburgs; the latter portion of the document declares a Czechoslovak Republic with freedom of religion, the press and the right of assembly and petition, separation of church from the state, universal suffrage, equal rights for women. The declaration calls for a parliamentary political system with respect for rights of national minorities shall use equal rights. Social and land reform is announced along with the cancellation of aristocratic privileges.

The declaration uses the term "Czechoslovak nation", which deviates from the wording of the Cleveland and Pittsburgh Agreements, which defined two separate Czech and Slovak nations. The declaration is signed Masaryk, Milan Rastislav Štefánik and Edvard Beneš. R. W. Seton-Watson: A History of the Czechs and Slovaks, Archon Books, 1965 C. A. Watson: Hungary: A Short History, Edinburgh University Press, 1966 Leo Valiani: The End of Austria-Hungary, Secker & Warburg, 1973

Otto Spiegelberg

Otto Spiegelberg was a German gynecologist. He was died in Breslau, he studied medicine at the University of Göttingen, afterwards furthering his education in Berlin and throughout the United Kingdom. In 1851 he earned his medical doctorate, subsequently obtained his habilitation at Göttingen, he was a professor of obstetrics at the Universities of Freiburg, Königsberg and Breslau. Spiegelberg specialized in the fields of obstetrics and gynecological surgery, making contributions in diagnostics and surgical procedures involving ovariotomy, he is remembered for the eponymous "Spiegelberg criteria". Spiegelberg published many medical treatises, including a popular textbook on obstetrics called "Lehrbuch der Geburtshülfe". In 1870, with Carl Siegmund Franz Credé, he founded the journal "Archiv für Gynäkologie". Four criteria for differentiating ovarian from other ectopic pregnancies:The gestational sac is located in the region of the ovary; the ectopic pregnancy is attached to the uterus by the ovarian ligament.

Ovarian tissue in the wall of the gestational sac is proved histologically. The tube on the involved side is intact; this article incorporates translated text from an equivalent article at the German Wikipedia. Otto Spiegelberg @ Who Named It Works by or about Otto Spiegelberg at Internet Archive

The Obvious Identity

The Obvious Identity is a self-released album by English rock group Cardiacs, their first album of any sort, released under the group's earlier name of Cardiac Arrest. The album format was cassette tape, it was only sold at concerts; the album title came from a name which the band used for a short time prior to taking on the Cardiac Arrest name. Two songs featured Michael Pugh; the album was produced by Cardiacs leader Tim Smith at Crow Studios in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, UK. It was recorded with the punk/DIY ethic in mind; the master tapes were duplicated onto as many old cassette tapes. An anonymous member of the band has been quoted as commenting that "the recordings were so shit it wouldn’t matter if they were copied onto washing-up sponges." About 1000 cassettes were produced. The Obvious Identity has never been reissued, is one of the rarest Cardiac Arrest/Cardiacs releases. However, many of the pieces from it have either been reissued on other Cardiacs releases or have had live versions appearing on other albums.

"Bite 3/a" is the only track from The Obvious Identity. "To Go Off and Things" was re-recorded for the 1984 album The Seaside. As a live favorite, versions of it have appeared on most of the Cardiacs live albums. "The Obvious Identity", "Rock Around The Clock" and "A Game For Berties Party" were all included on the 1989 Archive Cardiacs compilation. A live version of "Cameras" appeared on the 1988 live album Cardiacs Live. A shorter live version of "Visiting Hours" appeared on the live album "All That Glitters Is a Mares Nest". Live versions of "Pip As Uncle Dick But Peter Spoilt It", "Rock Around The Clock", "Let Alone My Plastic Doll," "Leaf Scrapings," and "A Balloon For Berties Party" appeared on the 2005 live album The Special Garage Concerts Vol I. Live versions of "The Obvious Identity", "Visiting Hours", "A Game For Berties Party" and "Pilf" appeared on the 2005 live album The Special Garage Concerts Vol II. All tracks are written by Tim Smith except. Peter "Zip" Boker - Vocals Philip Pilf - Guitar and Synth Patty Pilf - Bass Duncan Doilet - Vocals and Synth Little Bobby Shattocks - Drums

Washington Corrections Center for Women

Washington Corrections Center for Women is a Washington State Department of Corrections women's prison located in Gig Harbor, Washington. With an operating capacity of 740, it is the largest women's prison in the state and is surrounded by Washington State Route 16, McCormick forest park, it opened 49 years ago in eighty-two years after statehood. Washington Corrections Center is located at 9601 Bujacich Rd NW Washington Corrections Center for Women facilitates Educational and Offender Change programs, & Work and Vocational programs. Educational and Offender Change programs include: GED programs, Information Technology programs, a prison library, their intent is to teach incarcerated new skills, help them to transition into the outside world. Work and Vocational programs include: CAD programming, Textile Production, Braille printing; these are how prisoners earn commissary. Washington Corrections Center for women is located on a 32-acre campus in Washington. On campus, there are 9 housing units by the names of: CCU SEG TEC MA MB J K L RDCThese vary from minimum to close security.

Washington Corrections Center for Women was opened 49 years ago, in 1971. In April, 2016 John Legend performed at Washington Corrections Center for Women to raise awareness for his "Free America" campaign to reduce mass incarceration in the United States. Mary Kay Letourneau, Level 2 sex offender and former schoolteacher who pleaded guilty in 1997 to two counts of felony second-degree rape of a child, her 12-year-old student. Barbara Opel, paid 5 teenagers to murder a person. Michele Kristen Anderson, one of the perpetrators of the 2007 Carnation murders. List of law enforcement agencies in Washington List of United States state correction agencies List of U. S. state prisons List of Washington state prisons

Wishing (If I Had a Photograph of You)

"Wishing" is a 1982 song by A Flock of Seagulls, the opening song and only hit single from their second album Listen. The song exemplifies "synth-pop's spaced-out loneliness" and yearning for imagined, absent lovers, is noted for its Wall of Sound-styled layer of synthesizer padding – a "multi-layered, hypnotic song", according to AllMusic. Unlike the band's 1982 hit "I Ran" a United States and Australian hit, "Wishing" performed in the band’s home country the United Kingdom and reached the Top 10 of the UK Singles Chart. In South Africa, it was enormously popular, reaching #8. 7" Jive 25 – 198212" Jive T25 – 198212" Jive VJ 12014 – 1982CD August Day 41 – 2019 Lyrics of this song at MetroLyrics

Nadia Arslan

Nadia Arslan romanised as Nadia Arsalan, was a Lebanese actress who came to prominence in Egyptian films of the 1970s. Born Hind Arslan to a Druze family of Syrian and Lebanese origin, she won a Lebanon beauty pageant in the beginning of the 1970s and moved to Egypt, her first significant performance was in Galal El-Sharkawy's The Greatest Child in the World released in 1972 and starring Rushdy Abaza. She became a staple actress for supporting roles in flicks such as Adel Emam's 1975 film Everybody Wants to Fall in Love, her last film of importance was Ahmed Yehia's 1984 film As Not to Fly the Smoke. After marriage to fellow actor Mohamed Larbi, she retired permanently from cinema in 1987. After her retirement, she grew religious and expressed regret for her acting career. Arslan was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005 and died on 25 May 2008. Nadia Arslan at ElCinema Nadia Arslan on IMDb