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Dardanelle, Arkansas

Dardanelle is a city in Yell County, United States. The population was 4,745 at the 2010 census. Along with Danville, it serves as a county seat for Yell County, it is located near Lake Dardanelle. Dardanelle is part of the Russellville Micropolitan Statistical Area. Dardanelle is one of the oldest cities in the state of Arkansas. Incorporated in 1855, Dardanelle celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2005. However, the area had been settled for years before that, first being established as a river town in the mid-18th century, it is Yell County's dual county seat. The Treaty of Council Oaks was signed on June 24, 1823 on what is now Front Street beneath two huge oak trees. Under orders of President James Monroe, U. S. Army Colonel David Brearly and Arkansas territorial secretary Robert Crittendon met with Chief Black Fox and several Cherokee leaders to determine boundaries; as a result of the treaty, the Cherokees gave up all of their land in Arkansas south of the Arkansas River. One of the trees was destroyed in the early 1990s in a flood.

The site is now a city park. Because of its location on the banks of the Arkansas River, Dardanelle was one of Arkansas's leading towns in the 19th century. Hundreds of barges and other vessels traveled by the town annually. Halfway between the state's two largest cities of Little Rock and Fort Smith, Dardanelle was a transportation and business hub, known as a marketplace for gin and cotton. Dardanelle has a history of being one of the state's leading immigration centers that continues to this day. Vast numbers of Czech and German families, including the Ballouns, Vodrazkas and Pfeiffers, came to the town in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, their impact can still be felt; as of 2010, Dardanelle has one of the highest percentages of Hispanics in the state, with over 36% of the town's population Hispanic. Merritt Park opened in the late 1990s on the west side of town, it is a large, state-of-the-art park featuring outstanding baseball facilities, a playground, soccer fields, basketball courts, a walking/jogging trail.

The adjacent Dardanelle Community Center opened around the same time, provides multiple services for the community. In the late 19th century, a pontoon bridge between Dardanelle and Russellville replaced ferry service. Spanning 2,208 feet, it was the longest pontoon bridge constructed across a moving body of water; the bridge was washed out multiple times during its nearly forty years of existence. The Dardanelle Lock & Dam, constructed in the 1960s as a part of the McClellan-Kerr Navigation System, led to the formation of Lake Dardanelle, it is a source of hydropower, helps regulate river traffic on the Arkansas River. In 2013 it had an operating budget just over 8.9 million dollars. During the 2019 Arkansas River floods, a levee just south of Dardanelle near Holla Bend failed and broke at 1 a.m. Friday, May 31. Over the next few days water came perilously close to homes and businesses in the southern part of Dardanelle but receded before causing any major damage. Dardanelle is located at 35°13′21″N 93°9′37″W.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.1 square miles, all land. As of the census of 2000, there were 4,228 people, 1,605 households, 1,078 families residing in the city; the population density was 1,382.0 people per square mile. There were 1,747 housing units at an average density of 571.0 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 75.24% White, 4.64% Black or African American, 0.54% Native American, 0.43% Asian, 0.09% Pacific Islander, 16.65% from other races, 2.41% from two or more races. 21.48% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. In the city, the population was spread out with 25.4% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 28.5% from 25 to 44, 19.7% from 45 to 64, 16.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 92.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.6 males. The median income for a household in the city was $25,727, the median income for a family was $30,457.

Males had a median income of $21,138 versus $17,370 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,583. About 14.9% of families and 19.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.5% of those under age 18 and 14.0% of those age 65 or over. According to 2010 Census results, the population of the area was 4,745 people. From 2000 to 2010, the Dardanelle city population growth percentage was 12.2%. 28.7% of the Dardanelle city residents were under 18 years of age. Racial data for Dardanelle city include the breakdown percentages of 57.9% non-Latino White, 3.6% African American, 0.5% Asian and 36.1% Hispanic, with 1,346 of 1,745 Latino residents being of Mexican descent. There were 1,877 housing units in Dardanelle city, 89.5% of which were occupied housing units, with just over 50% of occupied units being those of homeowners. There were 1,680 households out of which 39.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.4% were married couples living together, 15.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 33.6% were non-families.

29.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 27.6% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.33. After falling into decay for a number of years, Front Street, which borders the Arkansas River, is thriving once again. Daly's Downtown, Savanah's Restaurant, Mill

Ann Tottenham

Ann Elizabeth Tottenham is a retired bishop of the Anglican Church of Canada. She is the oldest child of 8th Marquess of Ely who emigrated to Ontario, Canada. Although entitled to the style Lady Ann Tottenham, she does not use this, her brother is 9th Marquess of Ely. Tottenham was the second Anglican woman to be elected as a bishop in Canada, in the Diocese of Toronto, she served until her retirement in 2005. She was educated at the University of Trinity College, Toronto and a seminary in New York. In the late 1960s she became an Anglican nun for three years before becoming a teacher, she became the headmistress of Bishop Strachan School, a private school with Anglican links, in Toronto from 1981 to 1995. Tottenham was ordained in 1983 and, after leaving teaching, was the incumbent priest in two parishes, St. George's, St. Saviour's, Ontario. In 1997, she was elected as a suffragan bishop with responsibility for the Credit Valley area of the Diocese of Toronto, she was the second woman to be elected an Anglican bishop in Canada.

She succeeded the first Canadian Anglican woman to become a bishop, Victoria Matthews, as Credit Valley area bishop. She retired in 2005, but continues her ministry part-time in the Diocese of Niagara

List of privateers

A privateer was a private person or private warship authorized by a country's government by letters of marque to attack foreign shipping. Privateers were an accepted part of naval warfare from the 16th to the 19th centuries, authorised by all significant naval powers. Notable privateers included: Victual Brothers or Vitalians or Likedeelers 1360–1401 Gödeke Michels 1360–1401 Klaus Störtebeker, Wismar, 1360–1401 Didrik Pining, German, c. 1428–1491 Paul Beneke, born in Hanseatic City of Danzig, Pomerelia c. 1440s–1490s Kemal Reis, Turkish, c. 1451–1511 Oruç Reis, Turkish, c. 1474–1518 Barbarossa Hayreddin Pasha, Turkish, 1478–1546 Turgut Reis, Turkish, c. 1485–1565 Timoji, Hindu, 1496–1513 Murat Reis the Older, Turkish, c. 1506–1609 Sir Francis Drake, English, c. 1540–1596 Sir George Somers, English 1554–1610 Captain Christopher Newport, English, c. 1561–1617 Magnus Heinason, Faroese, c. 1568–1578 privateer in Dutch service under the Dutch revolt and 1580s, privateer and merchant in Danish service on the Faroe Islands c.

1578–1589 Piet Hein, Dutch, 1577–1629 Alonso de Contreras, Spanish, 1582–1641, privateer against the Turks under the banner of the Order of Malta and commanded Spanish ships James Erisey, English, 1585–1590s Peter Easton, England/Newfoundland, c. 1611–1614 Sir Henry Morgan, Welsh, 1635–1688 Jean Bart, French, 1651–1702 William Dampier, English, 1652–1715 Nicolas Baeteman, Dunkirker 1659–1720 Alexander Dalzeel, Scotland, c. 1662–1715 René Duguay-Trouin, French, 1673–1736 Kanhoji Angre, Maratha, 1698–1729 Lars Gathenhielm, Swedish, 1710–1718 Ingela Gathenhielm, Swedish, 1710/18–1721 Fortunatus Wright, English of Liverpool, 1712–1757 David Hawley, colonial United States, 1741–1807 Jonathan Haraden, colonial United States, 1744–1803 William Death, English, 1756 Alexander Godfrey, colonial Nova Scotia, 1756–1803 Jose Campuzano-Polanco, colonial Santo Domingo, 1689-1760 Etienne Pellot, aka "the Basque Fox", French, 1765–1856 Noah Stoddard, United States, 1755-1850 Robert Surcouf, French, 1773–1827 John Goodrich, Loyalist privateer in the American Revolution David McCullough, colonial United States, 1777-1778 Jean Gaspard Vence, French, –1783 Joseph Barss, Colonial Nova Scotia, 1776–1824 Jean Lafitte 1776–1854, French Louisiana hero in the Gulf of Mexico John Ordronaux, United States, 1778–1841 Ephraim Sturdivant, United States, 1782–1868 Hipólito Bouchard, Argentina, 1783–1843 Louisa, ship, of Philadelphia United States, 1800s during Quasi-War with the French Otway Burns, North Carolina, United States 1775–1850

Conferencia de Mujeres por la Raza

La Conferencia de Mujeres por la Raza was held in Houston, Texas between May 28 and May 30 in 1971. The conference marked the first time Mexican-American feminists came together within the state from around the country to discuss issues important to feminism and Chicana women, it was considered the first conference of its kind by the Corpus Christi Caller-Times. The conference took place between May 28 and May 30, 1971 and was held at the Magnolia Park YWCA in Houston, it was held as part of the International Decade for Women. Chicana women faced three different kinds of discrimination: racism and sexism; the conference was meant to address these issues. Prior to this national conference, regional groups had met to start planning for the bigger event; the head organizer was Elma Barrera. Other major organizers included Gloria Guardiola. Anglo women working at the YWCA organize the event as well. During the planning, there been a miscommunication about places to stay for the conference and many women from outside of Houston were without a place to stay.

There were over six hundred Chicana participants at the conference. People who came to the conference included members of the local community, community organizers, various professionals and nuns. However, around 80 percent of the women were between the ages of 18 to 23 and were college and university students. Organizations attending the conference included La Raza Unida Party, labor unions, the Mexican American Youth Organization, Las Hermanas. On the conference's first day, several workshops addressed gender issues, sexual liberation, family planning and ways in which women have been oppressed within the Chicano community; the first workshop discussed about the topic of sex, the second workshop focused on the topic of education, the third workshop discussed about marriage, the fourth workshop covered the topic on religion. On the second day, topics relating to how Chicana women fit into a broader framework of women's liberation was discussed. There was a walkout on the third day of the conference.

About half of the conference attendees left because they felt that the assembly should focus on racism instead of sexism. The group was angry; the walkout started. Those who walked out continued their own conference at a park nearby, where they created their own resolutions; some of the workshops on day three were cancelled because of the walkout. Some of the women who attended the conference "felt that talking about a women's agenda was divisive to the movement, while others were disturbed by the presence of white women at the conference." The walkout demonstrated "how Chicana feminism was in flux both nationally and regionally in the early stages of the Chicano/a Movement." The women who called for the walkout contended "that Chicanas had no business holding the conference at the YWCA because it was run by gavachas." Many of the women who attended the conference "were not involved with the planning of the conference because the women running it wanted no suggestions or criticism from anyone."

Many of the women did not like the workshops because "nothing was being accomplished, most were getting off the subjects." Anna NietoGomez categorized the walkout as "a conflict between Chicana feminists and loyalists."Conference attendees had two sets of resolutions to review because of the split. It was intended that all attendees review these before the second Conferencia de Mujeres por La Raza. Individual communities would be able to comment and a vote on the resolutions would be taken at the next conference in 1972; the conference raised the issue of feminism within the Chicano community. It led to the creation of resolutions from two of the largest workshops, "Sex and the Chicana" and "Marriage--Chicana Style" which addressed women's rights, access to birth control and abortions and for Chicana women to denounce machismo, discrimination in education, double standards for men and women and "the repressive ideology of the Catholic Church." The conference "signaled the growth of a national political movement and potential political project of Chicana feminism."

Resolutions were created regarding the importance of childcare centers. The Conference served as "a map of fractures and the various centers of gravity in the emergence of a political project of Chicana feminism." La Conferencia was the development of a strong group of Chicanas who were "providing leadership for their sisters."After the conference the number of articles published about Chicana issues increased significantly. Barrera has continued to speak about her experience with the conference; the Lucy R. Moreno Collection at the University of Texas at Austin contains materials and clippings from the conference. Cotera, Marta. "La Conferencia De Mujeres Por La Raza: Houston, Texas, 1971". In García, Alma M.. Chicana Feminist Thought: The Basic Historical Writings. New York: Routledge. ISBN 9780415918015. Flores, Lori A.. "A Community of Limits and the Limits of Community: MALDEF's Chicana Rights Project, Empowering the'Typical Chicana,' and the Question of Civil Rights, 1974-1983". Journal of American Ethnic History.

27: 81–110 – via EBSCOhost. Rodriguez, Samantha M.. "Carving Spaces for Feminism and Nationalism: Texas Chicana Activism during the Chicana/O Movement". Journal of South Texas. 27: 38–52 – via EBSCOhost. Vidal, Mirta. Chicanas Speak Out -- Women: New Voice of La Raza. New York: Pathfinder Press. Lucy R. Moreno Collection, 1971-1997 National Chicana Conference flier La Conferencia de Mujeres por La Raza

Band of the Coldstream Guards

The Band of the Coldstream Guards is one of the oldest and best known bands in the British Army, having been formed on 16 May 1785 under the command of Major C F Eley, reflecting the fact that the Coldstream Guards regiment is the second oldest of the guards regiments. Although the band is not technically the oldest in the Army, it has the longest standing tradition of music, as from its earliest days the officers of the Coldstream Guards hired eight musicians to provide music for the regiment during the changing of the guard; this is an event which still occurs today, every other day at eleven thirty in the summer outside Buckingham Palace. The band received its first British bandmaster in 1835 called Charles Godfry, as most bandmasters had been foreign, such as the first, German; the Coldstream Guards Band was one of the first British army bands to make a recording before World War I. On 18 June 1944 over one hundred twenty people were killed at Wellington Barracks when a German flying bomb hit the chapel.

The director of the band was amongst the dead, prompting the appointment of Captain Douglas Alexander Pope. In 1960, the band started a new tradition, to tour from coast to coast in the United States of America and Canada, it still takes place. In 1985, during the band's two hundredth anniversary year, the Coldstream Guards kicked off the Live Aid concert at Wembley Stadium, performing "a fanfare composed by the Director of Music Lt Col Richard Ridings"; the band is based at Wellington Barracks in St. James's London along with all of the other guards bands. Two unusual performances took place in the immediate aftermath of the September 11 attacks in the United States. On September 12, 2001, Queen Elizabeth II broke with tradition and allowed the Coldstream Guards Band to perform The Star-Spangled Banner at Buckingham Palace, during the daily ceremonial Changing of the Guard; the following day at a St. Paul's Cathedral memorial service, the Queen herself joined in the singing of the American national anthem, an unprecedented occurrence.

There are several ensembles within the Band of the Coldstream Guards: Concert Band Marching Band Brass Quintet Jazz Trio Fanfares Woodwind Quintet 18th Century Band The Coldstream Guards Band plays for ceremonial occasions and events. Some are listed below. Changing of the Guard The Festival of Remembrance Trooping of the Colour Beating the RetreatThe band performs at other non-military events in the same way as other military bands such as the Grenadier Guards Band or other civilian professional organisations. Director of Music: Major Paul Norley Bandmaster: WO2 Claire Lawrence Band Sergeant Major: WO2 Phil Dickson Composer in Residence: Dr Peter Meechan In June 2009 the band signed a record deal with Universal Music imprint Decca worth £1 million, their debut album'Heroes' was released on 30 November 2009 and was nominated for Best Album of the Year for Classical Brits. The Band of the Coldstream Guards performed at the Classical Brits Awards gala at the Royal Albert Hall. Grenadier Guards Band Irish Guards Band Scots Guards Band Welsh Guards Band Household Division Home of Coldstream Guards Band Band History Former personnel website The Band of the Coldstream Guards, Sarah's Music on YouTube

1995 in animation

The year 1995 in animation involved some animation-related events. January 8: The Simpsons episode Homer the Great is first broadcast. January 22: The Simpsons episode And Maggie Makes Three first airs. February 13: Chuck Jones receives a star at the Hollywood Walk of Fame. February 19: In The Simpsons episode Bart vs. Australia the family travels to Australia. March 19: The Simpsons episode Lisa's Wedding is first broadcast. March 27: 67th Academy Awards: Bob's Birthday by Alison Snowden and David Fine wins the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film. Elton John and Tim Rice's song Can You Feel the Love Tonight, written for The Lion King wins the Academy Award for Best Original Song, while Hans Zimmer wins the Academy Award for Best Original Score for the same film. April 7: A Goofy Movie, produced by the Walt Disney Company, premiers. April 12: Don Bluth and Gary Goldman's The Pebble and the Penguin premiers. April 30: In The Simpsons episode'Round. May 21: The Simpsons episode Who Shot Mr. Burns? ends with a cliff-hanger, in which Mr. Burns is shot by an unidentified person.

The assassin is revealed several months in the episode Who Shot Mr. Burns, Part Two on 17 September. May 28: The first episode of Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist is broadcast. June 23: Pocahontas, produced by the Walt Disney Company, is first released. September 9: The first episode of Freakazoid! airs. The first episode of the spin-off series Pinky and the Brain is broadcast. September 25: The first episode of Timon & Pumbaa, produced by the Walt Disney Company, airs. October 4: The first episode of Neon Genesis Evangelion airs. October 8: The Simpsons episode Bart Sells His Soul first airs. October 15: The Simpsons episode Lisa the Vegetarian is broadcast, which has Paul McCartney and Linda McCartney as special guest voices. October 29: The Simpsons episode Treehouse of Horror VI features a segment which makes use of 3-D animation. November 18: Ghost in the Shell is first released, it will become a cult classic. November 19: In The Simpsons episode Mother Simpson Glenn Close is special guest voice.

November 22: The first CGI animated feature film Toy Story is released by Pixar and the Walt Disney Company. December 1: Trey Parker and Matt Stone make the animated short Jesus vs. Santa, which features embryonal versions of the characters they'll use in South Park and will become a viral sensation under the title The Spirit of Christmas. December 28: Gerald McBoing-Boing is added to the National Film Registry. Helen Hill's Scratch and Crow is first released. January 12: William Pomerance, American animator, dies at age 89. January 21: John Halas, Hungarian-British animator, film producer and director, dies at age 82. January 24: Frank Emery, American mural artist, jazz musician, animator and comics artist, dies at age 37. January 26: Cecil Roy, American voice actress, dies at age 94. April 8: Michael Graham Cox, British actor, dies at age 57. April 19: Preston Blair, American animator, dies at age 86. May 2: Michael Hordern, British actor, dies at age 83. May 18: Elizabeth Montgomery, American actress, dies at age 62.

May 26: Friz Freleng, American animator and cartoonist, dies at age 88. July 4: Eva Gabor, Hungarian-American voice actress, dies at age 76. July 25: Balthasar Lippisch, German illustrator, caricaturist and comics artist, dies at age 74 or 75. August 11: Phil Harris, American comedian and jazz singer, dies at age 91. September 5: Paul Julian, American animator, background artist, sound effects maker, production designer and voice actor, dies at age 81. September 12: Lubomír Beneš, Czech animator and director, dies at age 59. September 21: Irven Spence, American animator, dies at age 86. September 22: John Whitney, American animator and inventor, dies at age 78. October 13: Michael Lah, American animator and animated film director, dies at age 83. October 21: Maxene Andrews, American singer, dies at age 79. October 22: Mary Wickes, American actress, dies at age 85. November 16: Charles Gordone, American playwright, director and voice actor, dies at age 70. November 19: Wan Guchan, Chinese animator, animated film director, dies at age 95.

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