Eucalyptus marginata

Eucalyptus marginata known as jarrah, djarraly in Noongar language and as Swan River mahogany, is a plant in the myrtle family, Myrtaceae and is endemic to the south-west of Western Australia. It is a tree with rough, fibrous bark, leaves with a distinct midvein, white flowers and large, more or less spherical fruit, its hard, dense timber is insect resistant. The timber has been utilised for cabinet-making and railway sleepers. Jarrah is a tree. Older specimens have a lignotuber and roots, it is a stringybark with rough, greyish-brown, vertically grooved, fibrous bark which sheds in long flat strips. The leaves are arranged alternately along the branches, narrow lance-shaped curved, 8–13 cm long and 1.5–3 cm broad, shiny dark green above and paler below. There is a distinct midvein, spreading a marginal vein separated from the margin; the stalked flower buds are arranged in umbels of between 4 and 8, each bud with a narrow, conical cap 5–9 mm long. The flowers 1–2 cm in diameter, with many white stamens and bloom in spring and early summer.

The fruit are spherical to barrel-shaped, 9–20 mm long and broad. Eucalyptus marginata was first formally described in 1802 by James Edward Smith, whose description was published in Transactions of the Linnean Society of London. Smith noted that his specimens had grown from seeds brought from Port Jackson and noted a resemblance to both Eucalyptus robusta and E. pilularis. The specific epithet is a Latin word meaning "furnished with a border". Smith did not provide an etymology for the epithet but did note that, compared to E. robusta "the margin is more thickened". Eucalyptus marginata occurs in the south-west corner of Western Australia where the rainfall isohyet exceeds 600 mm, it is found inland as far as Mooliabeenee and Narrogin and in the south as far east as the Stirling Range. Its northern limit is Mount Peron near Jurien Bay but there are outliers at Kulin and Tutanning in the Pingelly Shire; the plant takes the form of a mallee in places like Mount Lesueur and in the Stirling Range but it is a tree and in southern forests sometimes reaches a height of 40 metres.

It grows in soils derived from ironstone and is found within its range, wherever ironstone is present. Jarrah is an important element in its ecosystem, providing numerous habitats for animal life – birds and bees – while it is alive, in the hollows that form as the heartwood decays; when it falls, it provides shelter to ground-dwellers such as a carnivorous marsupial. Jarrah has shown considerable adaptation to different ecologic zones – as in the Swan Coastal Plain and further north, to a different habitat of the lateritic Darling Scarp. Jarrah is vulnerable to dieback caused by the oomycete Phytophthora cinnamomi. In large sections of the Darling Scarp there have been various measures to reduce the spread of dieback by washing down vehicles, restricting access to areas of forest not yet infected. Jarrah produces a dark, tasty honey, but its wood is its main use, it is a heavy wood, with a specific gravity of 1.1 when green. Its long, straight trunks of richly coloured and beautifully grained termite-resistant timber make it valuable for cabinet making, flooring and outdoor furniture.

The finished lumber has an attractive grain. When fresh, jarrah is quite workable but when seasoned it becomes so hard that conventional wood-working tools are near useless on it, it is used for cabinet making and furniture although in the past it was used in general construction, railway sleepers and piles. In the 19th century, famous roads in other countries were paved with jarrah blocks covered with asphalt. Jarrah wood is similar to that of Karri, Eucalyptus diversicolor. Both trees are found in the southwest of Australia, the two woods are confused, they can be distinguished by cutting an unweathered splinter and burning it: karri burns to a white ash, whereas jarrah forms charcoal. This property of jarrah was critical to charcoal making and charcoal iron smelting operations at Wundowie from 1948 to 1981. Most of the best jarrah has been logged in southwestern Australia. A large amount was exported to the United Kingdom, where it was cut into blocks and covered with asphalt for roads. One of the large exporters in the late nineteenth century was M. C.

Davies who had mills from the Margaret River to the Augusta region of the southwest, ports at Hamelin Bay and Flinders Bay. The local poet Dryblower Murphy wrote a poem, "Comeanavajarrah", published in The Sunday Times of May 1904, about the potential to extract alcohol from jarrah timber. Jarrah has become more prized, supports an industry that recycles it from demolished houses. So, in 2004, old 4-by-2-inch recycled jarrah was advertised in Perth papers for under $1.50 per metre. Larger pieces of the timber were produced in the early history of the industry, from trees of great age, these are recovered from the demolition of older buildings. Offcuts and millends and fire-affected jarrah sell as firewood for those using wood for heating in Perth, 1-tonne loads can exceed $160 per load. Jarrah tends to work well in slow combustion stoves and closed fires and generates a greater heat than most other available woods. Jarrah is used in musical instrument making, for percussion in

Adrián González (footballer, born 1988)

Adrián González Morales, known as Adrián, is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Málaga CF as a central midfielder. His career was spent in La Liga, where he totalled 243 games in service of six teams, adding more than 50 in Segunda División for three. A product of Real Madrid's youth system, Madrid-born Adrián spent 2006–07 with the reserves Real Madrid Castilla where he was trained by his father, former club legend Míchel, he served two second division loans in the following season, with RC Celta de Vigo and Gimnàstic de Tarragona, being irregularly used in both sides. In late May 2008, Adrián was bought by another team from the capital, Getafe CF, with Real Madrid having the option to re-buy the player, he made his competitive debut on 5 October, playing 15 minutes in a 2–2 home draw with UD Almería. Adrián started in many games of 2009–10, which brought heavy criticism on coach Míchel, accused of nepotism, he lost his starting position midway through the season, but returned, scoring his first goal in La Liga on 25 April 2010 as Getafe downed Sevilla FC 4–3 at home – he provided an assist in the match– and started the last four games as the club collected eight points and qualified for the UEFA Europa League, as sixth.

In mid-August 2010, Adrián terminated his contract with Getafe and joined fellow league side Racing de Santander. A starter throughout most of the campaign although he finished a game, he made his official debut with the Cantabrians on 29 August in a 0–3 home loss against FC Barcelona. After his team's relegation in 2012, Adrián went back to his hometown and signed a two-year deal at Rayo Vallecano. A substitute in his first year, he scored his first goal on 25 September 2013 in a 1–4 loss at Sevilla and added two more on 19 December in a 3–1 win over Real Valladolid in the Copa del Rey. On 26 June 2014, Adrián joined Elche CF for two years. Following their administrative relegation from the top flight, he took part in pre-season before cutting ties in mid-August 2015, linking with SD Eibar for the next three seasons, he scored five goals in his debut season in the Basque Country, including one on his debut in a 3–1 away win against Granada CF. On 23 May 2017, Adrián reunited with his father at Málaga CF after agreeing to a three-year contract with the option for a further season.

As of 22 May 2011 Adrián González at BDFutbol Adrián González – FIFA competition record

Up the Down Staircase (film)

Up the Down Staircase is a 1967 American drama film directed by Robert Mulligan and starring Sandy Dennis, Patrick Bedford, Eileen Heckart, Jean Stapleton. The plot concerns the first, trying assignment for a idealistic teacher. Tad Mosel wrote the screenplay adaptation of the novel of the same name by Bel Kaufman; the film's title is a reference to the staircases inside a public, overcrowded New York City high school of 3,000 students, many of them troubled. Sylvia Barrett, fresh out of graduate school, has just been hired to teach English to the teens in this place, who come from various races and ethnicities. Many are undisciplined, she is disheartened that she came to teach but finds that her time seems burdened with the school's required regulations, daily reporting and other paperwork. Her students seem continually disruptive and playful. Student Alice has a crush on a male teacher and narrowly avoids death after jumping out a school window. Student Joe is on court probation, with a high I.

Q. but a mixed academic record, testing her patience. Not everyone is agreeable with Sylvia's quiet approach to the situation, but she intends to get the teens to become good students and get them into real learning, she succeeds in getting them into a lively discussion about classic literature, followed by a lively mock trial, before weighing whether to continue or resign from her position. Sandy Dennis as Sylvia Barrett, English teacher Patrick Bedford as Paul Barringer, English teacher and unpublished writer Eileen Heckart as Henrietta Pastorfield, English teacher Ruth White as Beatrice Schachter and soon Miss Barrett's mentor Jean Stapleton as Sadie Finch, school office staff Sorrell Booke as Dr. Bester, school principal Roy Poole as Mr McHabe, school vice-principal Florence Stanley as Ella Friedenberg, guidance counselor Vinnette Carroll as The Mother, student Roy Atkins' guardian, Mrs. Lewes Salvatore Rasa as Harry A. Kagan, student council president John Fantauzzi as Eddie, a student who drops out Maria Landa as Carole Blanca, Alice's friend Lewis Wallach as Lou Martin, the class clown Jose Rodriguez as Jose Rodriguez, introverted student who blossoms in mock trial Ellen O'Mara as Alice Blake, student with crush on Mr. Barringer Jeff Howard as Joe Ferone, an intelligent student admitted on school probation Sandy Dennis took the role of Sylvia Barrett after winning an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

This was her only film with producer Alan J. Pakula and director Robert Mulligan; the film featured early appearances from Bud Cort and Jean Stapleton. The film was entered into the 5th Moscow International Film Festival where Sandy Dennis won the award for Best Actress. Outdoor street scenes were filmed on 100th Street in East Harlem; the outdoor school scenes were filmed on the same block, at Junior High School 99 at 410 East 100th Street. Some indoor school and classroom scenes were filmed at the former Haaren HS on 59th St and 10th Ave, a production studio in Chelsea; the actors portraying the students were non-professionals, most were themselves high school students. Jeff Howard, 20 years old, was a Long Island University student. Jose Rodriguez, playing the quiet student who blossoms during the trial sequence, was a 17-year-old student at the New York School of Printing, now the High School of Graphic Communication Arts. Ellen O'Mara, who plays a love-struck student, was 17 and attended Washington Irving High School.

Salvatore Rasa, playing the student body president of the fictional high school, was 17 and had that role in real life at Bishop Ford High School. The film was well received by critics. In the year, it would be eclipsed by another movie about teaching, the megahit To Sir, With Love starring Sidney Poitier. List of teachers portrayed in films Up the Down Staircase at the TCM Movie Database Up the Down Staircase on IMDb