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Diocese of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island

The Diocese of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island is a diocese of the Ecclesiastical Province of Canada of the Anglican Church of Canada. It encompasses the provinces of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island and has two cathedrals: All Saints' in Halifax and St. Peter's in Charlottetown, it is the oldest Anglican diocese outside the British Islands. Its de facto see city is Halifax, its 24 400 Anglicans distributed in 239 congregations are served by 153 clergy and 330 lay readers according to the last available data. According to the 2001 census, 120,315 Nova Scotians identified themselves as Anglicans, while 6525 Prince Edward Islanders did the same; the first recorded Anglican services in Nova Scotia were held in Annapolis Royal on October 10, 1710 and in Cape Breton Island in 1745. The Diocese was created on 11 August 1787 by Letters Patent of George III which "erected the Province of Nova Scotia into a bishop's see" and these named Charles Inglis as first bishop of the see; the diocese was the first Church of England see created outside Wales.

At this point, the see covered present-day New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Quebec. From 1825 to 1839, it included the nine parishes of Bermuda, subsequently transferred to the Diocese of Newfoundland. In 1849, Archdeacon R. Willis was stationed at Halifax. In 1866, there were two archdeaconries: George McCawley was Archdeacon of Nova Scotia and J. Herbert Read of Prince Edward's Island. Churches in the diocese that are designated heritage sites include: All Souls' Chapel Holy Trinity Anglican Church St. George's Anglican Church St. John's Anglican Church St. James' Anglican Church Based on the parochial reports from the year 2014 the diocese consists of 239 congregations grouped in 94 parishes, within 10 regions, each having a Regional Dean and an Archdeacon with a total membership of 24,400 people. Of the diocesan clergy 74 are parish Rectors, 19 are Priests in Charge, 101 are retired. There are 11 military chaplains; the diocese has a successful non-stipendiary clergy programme.

There are 330 lay readers trained to administer the sacraments at public services presided by a priest, lead public worship in the absence of clergy, other pastoral functions. Charles Inglis – consecrated August 12, 1787 and died February 24, 1816. Robert Stanser – consecrated May 16, 1816 and died December 23, 1828 John Inglis – consecrated March 26, 1825 and died October 27, 1850. Hibbert Binney – consecrated March 26, 1851 and died April 30, 1887. Frederick Courtney – consecrated April 26, 1888 and died, December 29, 1918. Clarendon Worrell – consecrated October 18, 1904, became Metropolitan of Canada in 1915 and Primate of all Canada in 1931 and died August 10, 1934. John Hackenley – consecrated January 6, 1925, became Metropolitan of Canada in 1939 and died November 16, 1943. Frederick Kingston – consecrated Bishop of Algoma April 25, 1940, translated to Nova Scotia in 1944, became Primate of All Canada and Archbishop of Nova Scotia in 1947 and died November 20, 1950. Robert Waterman – consecrated January 27, 1948, installed as coadjutor January 27, 1948, succeeded as diocesan, November 20, 1950 and enthroned January 26, 1951, retired June 20, 1963 and died, December 16, 1984.

William Davis – consecrated February 26, 1958, installed as coadjutor February 26, 1958 and succeeded as diocesan July 1, 1963, became metropolitan of the province June 8, 1972, retired August 31, 1975 and died, May 28, 1987. George Arnold – consecrated September 21, 1967 and installed as suffragan September 21, 1967, elected coadjutor May 29, 1975 and succeeded as diocesan September 1, 1975, retired January 1, 1980 and died January 31, 1998. Leonard Hatfield – consecrated October 17, 1976 and installed as suffragan October 17, 1976, elected coadjutor September 27, 1979 and succeeded as diocesan January 1, 1980, retired September 30, 1984 and died September 14, 2001. Arthur Peters – consecrated February 2, 1982 and installed coadjutor February 2, 1982, installed as diocesan November 29, 1984, elected metropolitan of the province October 19, 1997 and title changed from "Archbishop of Nova Scotia" to "Archbishop of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island" in 1999. Russell Hatton – elected and consecrated suffragan in 1986, resigned in 1990 and became Bishop to the Armed Forces.

Arthur Peters – retired February 28, 2002 Fred Hiltz was elected suffragan on October 6, 1994 and consecrated on January 18, 1995. His title changed to include Prince Edward Island in 1999 and he was elected coadjutor on November 9, 2001, he succeeded as diocesan on March 1, 2002 and resigned as diocesan bishop effective September 20, 2007 to become Archbishop and Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada. Sue Moxley graduated from the University of Western Ontario and the University of Michigan Atlantic School of Theology, she was ordained deacon June 29, 1984 and priest March 25, 1985. She was elected suffragan November 2003 and consecrated on March 25, 2004, she was elected diocesan October 20, 2007 and installed on November 23, 2007. Ron Cutler graduated from McGill University with a BTh, he was elected suffragan on May 23, 2008 and consecrated on June 29, 2008 elected coadjutor-bishop on

Black Cherry (Koda Kumi album)

Black Cherry is Koda Kumi's fifth studio album and first original album since secret. It charted at No. 1 on Oricon, staying at No. 1 for one month. It remained on the charts for sixty weeks, it was released in CD, CD+DVD and CD+2DVD, with the latter being a limited edition that carried her movie debut Cherry Girl. The entire film's score was from the album. Black Cherry is Japanese singer-songwriter Koda Kumi's fifth studio album and eighth album overall. While it was only a year since her last studio album, two compilation albums and a remix album were released between secret and Black Cherry: Best ~first things~, Best ~second session~ and the limited digital album Koda Kumi Remix Album; the album became her third consecutive album to chart at No. 1 on the Oricon Albums Charts, where it remained for one full month, charted for sixty-seven consecutive weeks. It was released in CD, CD+DVD and a limited CD+2DVD; each version contained different album artwork with Kumi donning different classical outfits on each cover.

First press editions of the album carried three bonus tracks: an English solo version of "Twinkle", the 2006 theme for the Crayon Shin-chan film "GO WAY!!", two solo renditions of "Won't Be Long", which Kumi had collaborated for with EXILE). The limited editions contained an access code to Koda Kumi's playroom, a chance to win album goods and a bonus behind-the-scenes making of the music videos on the DVD; the limited CD+2DVD editions held the short film Cherry Girl, Koda Kumi's debut acting role. The film was produced by the same team who created the drama Busu no Hitomi ni Koishiteru, which Koda Kumi had performed the theme "Koi no Tsubomi"; the track "Milk Tea" was the first time Kumi wrote and composed a song, featured on an album. The album's introduction was given a full version on her 2008 studio album, Kingdom. Black Cherry was released in three editions, with each edition containing different cover art: CD, CD+DVD and a limited CD+2DVD edition; the standard editions all contained fifteen tracks on the CD portion, including the a-sides from her singles 4 Hot Wave and Cherry Girl/Unmei.

Despite being a promotional track, the song "futari de..." from Yume no Uta/Futari de... failed to make it to the album, while "Yume no Uta" was placed as track No. 4. The DVD housed every music video released after her compilation album Best ~second session~ up until Black Cherry, sans "futari de...", omitted. The second DVD, only available as a limited edition, housed the film Cherry Girl, Kumi's debut acting role; the film was inspired by Charlie's Angels. Limited editions of all versions contained three bonus tracks on the CD: an English version of "Twinkle", the song "Go Way!!" from the Crayon Shin-chan film, an alternate version of "Won't Be Long". The limited DVD editions carried the making videos for all of the music videos, along with the music video for the English version of "Twinkle", which Kumi performed with Taiwanese singer SHOW. To help promote the album, several songs were utilized as promotional tracks. "Get Up & Move!!" was used for a Suzuki Chevrolet commercial. A music video to this song was released on her third compilation album, Best ~Bounce & Lovers~.

"Tsuki to Taiyou" was used to advertise the jewellery store GemCerey. While Koda Kumi was their spokesperson for a few years, she lost the position after her 2008 controversy; the song "Puppy" was used for KOSE's Rush Escalation under their Viseé line, while "Candle Light" was used to advertise Morinaga's Weider protein bar. "Go Way!!" was used as the ending theme song for the 2006 Crayon Shin-chan film. Cherry Girl is a Japanese action/drama film featuring actresses MEGUMI and Yuko Ito; the film was scored by Koda Kumi's album Black Cherry and the score was featured on the second DVD of the album. The film was inspired by Charlie's Angels, which could be seen with its action scenes and with the three women given orders by via telephone. Koda Kumi, the main focus of the film, released a music video centered around the film's theme on her Cherry Girl/Unmei single. Cherry Girl centers around three female bartenders, who use the bar to run a private detective agency. Kumi, Meg and Yu play agents, he contacts the three women via Vodafone cell phone to give them job orders.

The film opens with a bar scene of the women serving their customers, alongside a conversation Kumi, Yu and Meg are having, talking about past love interests. Kumi tells them that during one of her relationships, she had found a hair in the man's bed, which did not belong to her, broke up with the man a week later; the scene is played an action scene of the trio. Meg alerts the other two of a suspicious character entering the bar, who they find had a pocket knife; as the women are getting massages, Goro gives the trio a job order by a woman named Mari, played by Mari Hoshino, who believes her fiance, M. Hotta, is having affairs with multiple people, wants the women to get him to stop the affairs before they are married, she says how she is suspicious of Hotta's secretary, Rie. Kumi watches relaying the information to Meg and Yu, she sends a picture via cellphone as Hotta sits in the back seat and Rie takes a seat in the front. She takes on several disguises as she follows the duo, failing

Military Merit Cross (Bavaria)

The Bavarian Military Merit Cross was that kingdom's main decoration for bravery and military merit for enlisted soldiers. It was intended "to reward extraordinary merit by non-commissioned officers and lower-ranking officials." It was established on July 19, 1866 as the 5th Class of the Military Merit Order, the main decoration for bravery and military merit for officers and higher-ranking officials. Civilians acting in support of the army were made eligible for the decoration; the Military Merit Cross ranked after the Gold and Silver Military Merit Medals, which were Bavaria's highest military honors for NCOs and enlisted soldiers. The cross was a Maltese cross with a center medallion; the obverse of the center medallion had an "L" cipher of King Ludwig II in the center and the word "MERENTI" on the ring. The reverse had a Bavarian lion with the date of founding, "1866", on the ring; the center medallion was enameled. The first recipient appears to have been Gendarm Johann Winter, who received the Military Merit Cross in the Armee-Befehl of August 20, 1866The Bavarian Military Merit Cross underwent three major revisions.

In February 1891, awards with swords were authorized to distinguish wartime awards, whether for bravery or military merit, from peacetime awards. This was made retroactive for wartime awards from the Austro-Prussian War of 1866 and Franco-Prussian War of 1870-71. In 1905, the statutes of the Military Merit Order were revised and the Military Merit Cross was divided into two classes; the former Military Merit Cross became the Military Merit Cross 1st Class, a new second class was created which had no enamel on the medallion. The distinction in classes was based on the rank of the recipient. In 1913, another revision of the statutes of the Military Merit Order divided the Military Merit Cross into three classes; the old non-enameled 2nd Class was changed from silver to bronze. The old 1st Class became the 2nd Class; the new 1st Class was identical to the 2nd Class except. In addition, all classes were authorized to be awarded with a crown; the crown could be used for a second award to an NCO or soldier who had received a particular class and whose rank precluded award of a higher class, or to recognize greater merit.

There were effectively 12 combinations: 3 classes each with or without crown, each with or without swords. This doubled when one takes into account that there were two possible ribbons, one for soldiers and one for officials. World War I broke out the following year, the Military Merit Cross became Bavaria's main decoration for bravery and merit by enlisted soldiers in that war equivalent to Prussia's Iron Cross. According to one source, the total number of awards of all classes was 380,976. 290,000 were of the 3rd Class with Swords and 73,000 of the 3rd Class with Crown and Swords, the two lowest grades. The Military Merit Cross became obsolete with the fall of the German Empire and the Bavarian Kingdom in 1918, although the Bavarian government continued to process awards up to 1920. After the end of World War I, the newly formed nation Finland bought medals from all over the world because they lacked proper industry and military honor yet, they bought 339 Military Merit Crosses from Germany and got 7 Iron Cross medals and 332 Bavarian Medals, 299 of these were given out to soldiers after World War II and the rest were either melted down or put in museums, only a handful remain today, twelve of which are owned such as the 3rd Class with Swords owned by Adolf Hitler.

Sepp Dietrich - Bavarian soldier. Hans Ehard - Bavarian military official Minister-President of Bavaria. Adolf Hitler - Bavarian Gefreiter and dictator of the Third Reich. Otto Kissenberth - German flying ace of World War I. Max Ritter von Müller - German flying ace of World War I. Heinrich Müller - Bavarian pilot for an artillery spotting unit head of Gestapo Max von Boehn General World War I

Dr. Issac Elmer Williams House and Office

The Dr. Issac Elmer Williams House and Office are a pair of buildings in St. Marys, United States. Built in 1903, both are fine examples of the Queen Anne style of architecture. After graduating from the Kentucky School of Medicine at the University of Louisville in 1892, Williams began to practice medicine in St. Marys, he built his house and office on the city's western side in 1903. These two buildings, both frame, feature the Queen Anne style common in the early twentieth century. Among the leading architectural features of the house are its large roof with multiple gables, of which the most prominent are those of the attic that feature imbricated shingles on their walls. Located to the south of the house, the office is a five-room single-story structure, its design is similar to that including an attic gable with imbricated shingles. In 1979, the house and office were listed together on the National Register of Historic Places, they qualified for inclusion on the Register both because of their contribution to local history and because of their architecture.

As no changes have been made either to the house or to the office — inside or out — they are excellent examples of early twentieth-century Queen Anne architecture because of their location adjacent to each other. Moreover, these buildings are significant because of their place as a house-and-office combination of a typical early twentieth-century doctor

Ankola fan

Ankola is a genus of skippers in the family Hesperiidae. It contains only one species, Ankola fan, the Ankole skipper, found in eastern Nigeria, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, western Kenya, north-western Tanzania and Zambia; the habitat consists of thick vegetation bordering streams. Some cultures use this insect in the cheese-making process; the larvae feed on climbing grasses of the family Poaceae. Natural History Museum Lepidoptera genus database

Mao suit

The modern Chinese tunic suit is a style of male attire known in China as the Zhongshan suit after the republican leader Sun Yat-sen, as the Mao suit. Sun Yat-sen introduced the style shortly after the founding of the Republic of China as a form of national dress with distinct political overtones, he based the suit on the Japanese cadet uniform. The four pockets are said to represent the Four Virtues of propriety, justice and shame. After the Communist victory in the Chinese Civil War and the establishment of the People's Republic in 1949, such suits came to be worn by male citizens and government leaders as a symbol of proletarian unity and an Eastern counterpart to the Western business suit; the name "Mao suit" comes from Chinese Communist leader Mao Zedong's fondness for the style, so that the garment became associated with him and with Chinese Communism. Mao's cut of the suit was influenced by the Stalin tunic prevalent among Soviet officials. Although it fell into disuse among the general public in the 1990s due to increasing Western influences, it is still worn by Chinese leaders during important state ceremonies and functions.

In the 1960s and 1970s the Mao suit became fashionable among Western European and New Zealand socialists and intellectuals. It was sometimes worn over a turtleneck; when the Republic was founded in 1912, the style of dress worn in China was based on Manchu dress, imposed by the Qing Dynasty as a form of social control. The majority-Han Chinese revolutionaries who overthrew the Qing were fueled by failure of the Qing to defend China and a lack of scientific advancement compared to the West. Before the founding of the Republic, older forms of Chinese dress were becoming unpopular among the elite and led to the development of Chinese dress which combined the changshan and the Western hat to form a new dress; the Zhongshan suit is a similar development which combined Eastern fashions. The Mao suit remained the standard formal dress for the first and second generations of PRC leaders such as Deng Xiaoping. During the 1990s, it began to be worn with decreasing frequency by leaders of General Secretary Jiang Zemin's generation as more and more Chinese politicians began wearing traditional Western-style suits with neckties.

Jiang wore it only on special occasions, such as to state dinners. Hu Jintao still wore the Mao suit, but only on special occasions, such as the ceremony marking the 60th anniversary of the People's Republic in 2009. Hu Jintao showed up to a black tie state dinner in the United States wearing a business suit, attracting some criticism for being underdressed at a formal occasion. In the Xi Jinping administration, the Mao suit made a comeback as a diplomatic uniform and evening dress; the Mao suit is worn at the most formal ceremonies as a symbol of national sovereignty. Chinese paramount leaders always wear Mao suits for military parades in Beijing though the Vice President and other Politburo officials wear Western business suits, it is customary for Chinese leaders to wear Mao suits. In this situation, the Mao suit serves as a form of evening dress, equivalent to a military uniform for a monarch, or a tuxedo for a president; the Mao suit serves as a diplomatic uniform. Although Chinese ambassadors wear Western business suits, many Chinese ambassadors choose to wear a Mao suit when they present their credentials to the head of state.

The presentation ceremony is symbolic of the diplomatic recognition that exists between the two countries, so it carries a higher level of formality than other diplomatic meetings. Barong Tagalog French Jodhpuri Gakuran Mandarin collar Madiba shirt Safari jacket Feldbluse Abacost Kariba suit Mao cap Chinese clothing History of the Mao Suit