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Fort Ashby

Fort Ashby is a historic stockade fort located in Fort Ashby, West Virginia, US. A military installation constructed during the French and Indian War, it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. On October 26, 1755, Colonel George Washington gave orders to build a stockade and fort on the East Side of Pattersons Creek; the fort was completed about six weeks commanded by Captain John Ashby and his 2nd Company of Rangers. He had orders from Colonel Washington to remain quiet as long as he could and to hold the fort as long as possible, but if necessary rather than surrender, he should burn it and try to escape to Fort Sellers on the east side of mouth of Patterson's Creek; the only major battle at Fort Ashby occurred in 1756 when Lieutenant Robert Rutherford and his Rangers were defeated by a band of French and Indians. The Friends of Ashby's Fort own Fort Ashby; the museum is open Fridays and Sundays, March - November, for special events. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1970.

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Sophie Atkinson

Sophie Atkinson, born Sophia Mildred Atkinson, was an English watercolour landscape painter and illustrator. Atkinson was born at Newcastle upon Tyne, England, on 28 November 1876, she was the daughter of the painter Matthew Hutton Atkinson and the granddaughter of the painters George Clayton Atkinson and William Adamson. She received training in art at the Newcastle School of Art, at Armstrong College, under R. G. Hatton and at the Sir Hubert von Herkomer School near London. At the turn of the century Atkinson lived in Corfu. After the Great War she travelled to India, also visited Denmark and the Tyrol. After the death of the painter John Atkinson in 1924 she went to California and from there made her way to western Canada. Taking advantage of Canadian Pacific’s free passes to artists and writers, she travelled from British Columbia through Canada to Calgary and Montreal. Atkinson settled in Revelstoke, British Columbia in 1949, she was an accomplished artist who painted still lifes and scenes of Indian villages and city scenes such as the Revelstoke railway yards.

The Revelstoke Art Club was created by Atkinson in 1962. Her work received recognition at exhibitions in British Columbia at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Montreal and Revelstoke in Canada, in London, England, she went back to Britain in about 1968, settling in Edinburgh, where she died on 5 May 1972. An artist in Corfu

Mick O'Dwyer

Michael "Mick" O'Dwyer is an Irish retired Gaelic football manager and former player. He most famously managed the Kerry senior team between 1974 and 1989, during which time he became the county's longest-serving manager and most successful in terms of major titles won. O'Dwyer is regarded as the greatest manager in the history of the game, he is one of only three men to manage five different counties. Born in Waterville, County Kerry, O'Dwyer was introduced to Gaelic football by the local national school teacher who organized games between schools in the area, he enjoyed divisional championship success during a thirty-year club career with Waterville. O'Dwyer won three championship medals with South Kerry. O'Dwyer made his debut on the inter-county scene at the age of seventeen when he first linked up with the Kerry minor team. An All-Ireland runner-up in this grade, O'Dwyer subsequently made his senior debut during the 1956–57 league, he went on to play a key role for Kerry in attack during a hugely successful era, won four All-Ireland medals, eleven Munster medals and seven National Football League medals.

He was an All-Ireland runner-up on five occasions. As a member of the Munster inter-provincial team, O'Dwyer won one Railway Cup medal in 1972. Throughout his inter-county career he made 48 championship appearances. O'Dwyer retired from inter-county football following the conclusion of the 1974 championship. O'Dwyer was appointed manager of the Kerry senior team prior to the start of the 1974-75 league, he went on to lead Kerry through a period of unprecedented provincial and national dominance, winning twenty two major honours. These include eight All-Ireland Championships, including a record-equaling four-in-a-row between 1978 and 1981 and a three-in-a-row between 1984 and 1986, eleven Munster Championships in twelve seasons and three National Leagues, including two league-championship doubles. O'Dwyer took charge of the Kerry under-21 team, winning three successive All-Ireland Championships, his tenure in charge of the Munster team saw. After ending his fifteen-year managerial tenure with Kerry, O'Dwyer moved to Leinster where he took charge of Kildare between 1990 and 1994.

After making Kildare a competitive footballing force during that period, he was reappointed for a second tenure in 1996. O'Dwyer ended a 42-year provincial famine with the securing of two Leinster titles, while Kildare made their first All-Ireland final appearance in seventy years. In 2002 O'Dwyer moved to Laois. O'Dwyer remained in Leinster after his Laois tenure and began a five-year stint as Wicklow manager in 2006. Wicklow secured the Tommy Murphy Cup in 2007 and brought them to the last 12 in 2009 for the first time ever. O'Dwyer ended his managerial career with an unsuccessful one-year stint in charge of Clare. Mick O'Dwyer was born in Waterville, County Kerry in 1936, he was educated locally at St. Finian's national school before attending Waterville Technical School. O'Dwyer worked as a hotelier and as well as running an undertaker service. O'Dwyer first played for Kerry as a member of the minor team in 1954, he made his debut against Waterford, however, he was dropped from the starting fifteen for the subsequent 4-10 to 1-3 Munster final defeat of Cork.

On 26 September 1954, O'Dwyer was listed amongst the substitutes once again for the All-Ireland final against Dublin. Two late goals resulted in a 3-3 to 1-8 defeat for Kerry. After joining the Kerry junior team in 1955, O'Dwyer won a Munster medal in this grade the following year after a 4-10 to 1-4 defeat of Waterford. O'Dwyer made his senior debut for Kerry in a 0-9 to 0-6 National Football League defeat of Carlow on the 21 October 1956, he received his first championship start on 2 June 1957 in an infamous and shock 2-5 to 0-10 defeat by Waterford. In 1958 O'Dwyer was named at right wing-back in his first provincial decider. A 2-7 to 0-3 drubbing of old rivals Cork gave him his first Munster medal. O'Dwyer enjoyed further success in 1959; the 2-8 to 1-8 defeat of Derry gave him his first league medal. O'Dwyer added a second Munster medal to his collection following a 2-15 to 2-8 defeat of Cork. On 27 September 1959, Kerry faced Galway in the All-Ireland decider; every aspect of that game seemed to go Kerry's way.

A punched Tom Long ball was forced into the net by Dan McAuliffe for Kerry's opening goal. McAuliffe struck again when goalkeeper Jimmy Farrell dropped the ball accidentally in the goalmouth, while substitute Garry McMahon slipped as he sent the third into the net in the final few minutes. A 3 -- 7 to 1 -- 4 score line gave O'Dwyer his first All-Ireland medal. Kerry made it three-in-a-row in Munster in 1960; the 3-15 to 0-8 defeat of Waterford gave O'Dwyer his third provincial medal. A second consecutive All-Ireland final appearance followed on 11 September 1960, with Down providing the opposition; the game was played on an keel for much of the first-half. Kevin Mussen's line ball found Dan McCartan who sent in a high forty-yard lob which Kerry goalkeeper Johnny Culloty dropped over the goal-line. Two minutes Paddy Doherty was pulled down in the square, he converted the subsequent penalty. An historic final score of 2–10 to 0–8 resulted in a defeat for O'Dwyer's side, while the Sam Maguire Cup crossed the border into Northern Ireland for the first time.

Kerry reached the final of the 1960–61 league and, for the second time in three years, Derry were the opponents. The northerners

Gamma Phi Beta Sorority House (Urbana, Illinois)

The Gamma Phi Beta Sorority House is a historic sorority house located at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign in Urbana, Illinois. The house was built in 1918 for the university's Omicron chapter of the Gamma Phi Beta sorority, formed in 1909 as the Phi Beta Club and made part of the national sorority in 1913. During its early years, the chapter was noted for the academic success of its members, its promotion of women's issues on campus, its social activities; the sorority's house was part of an emerging sorority district in Urbana. In 1927, during a growth period for the university's Greek-letter organizations, architecture firm Hewitt, Emerson & Gregg designed and built a Georgian Revival expansion of the sorority's original duplex house; the house was added to the National Register of Historic Places on October 28, 1994

Enazakura Tooru

Enazakura Tooru is a former sumo wrestler from Sakashita, Japan. He made his professional debut in March 1977 and reached the top division in November 1987, his highest rank was maegashira 1. Upon retirement from active competition in 1994 he became an elder in the Japan Sumo Association, leaving in July 1999, he was recruited by the former ozeki Daikirin and joined Oshiogawa stable in March 1977 at the age of 16. He began fighting under his own surname of Hayakawa, receiving the shikona of Enazakura in 1980, he was not large, at around 180 cm and 120 kg, so it took him nine years of toil in the lower divisions before he became an elite sekitori ranked wrestler in March 1986. He won promotion to the top makuuchi division in November 1987, alongside Kotoinazuma and Nankairyu, all three came thorough with kachi-koshi or winning records. In July 1989 he earned what was to be his only sansho or special prize, for Fighting Spirit after a fine 10–5 score, he never reached the sanyaku ranks, peaking at maegashira 1 which he reached in November 1990 at the age of 30.

He was unable to defeat a yokozuna in his career, but won both of his two matches against ōzeki Konishiki. Enazakura enjoyed cooking and listening to traditional Japanese music, was an enka singer himself. Enazakura′s last appearance in the top division was in March 1993, he was demoted from the second juryo division a year later, he retired in July 1994 after two losing scores in the unsalaried makushita division. He remained in a sumo as a coach at Oshiogwawa stable, under the elder name Shikoroyama, owned by the former komusubi Wakabayama, he switched to the Takenawa elder name in 1995, but when this was needed by the retiring Tochinowaka in July 1999, Enazakura had to leave the sumo world. He received a 2 million yen retirement payoff. Afterwards he ran a sumo-themed chanko restaurant. Enazakura was a solid if unspectacular wrestler who favoured pushing and thrusting techniques to fighting on the mawashi or belt, he used oshi dashi, tsuki otoshi, hataki komi, hiki otoshi and yori kiri. He employed throwing moves using sukuinage.

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Husein Mutahar

Major Muhammad Husein Mutahar was the founder of Paskibraka, a youth organization in Indonesia which has the main task for raising and lowering the heirloom national flag of Indonesia in ceremonies commemorating the independence day of Indonesia. Mutahar was an Indonesian music composer for national anthems and children's songs; as a composer, he was better known as H. Mutahar as his abbreviation name. In addition, as a diplomat Mutahar was once believed to be the Indonesian ambassador to the Vatican in 1969 to 1973. Husein Mutahar was born in Semarang, Central Java on 5 August 1916. Mutahar came from al-Muṭahar clan of the family of Ba'Alawi sada, his father was named Sayyid Salim bin Ahmad bin Salim al-Mutahar. Mutahar go to elementary school in the Europeesche Lagere School for 7 years. While studying at the ELS, in addition to studying general knowledge at school, he concurrently studied the al-Quran to a female teacher named Encik Nur. After graduating, he went to middle school in Meer Uitgebreid Lager Onderwijs while concurrently studying religious knowledge to Kyai Saleh in Semarang.

After three years, he went to high school at Algemene Middelbare School and majored in Eastern Literature Malay language, in Yogyakarta. Mutahar had studied at the Faculty of Law of Gadjah Mada University, from 1946 to 1947, after two years he chose to drop out for participating in the Indonesian National Revolution. In addition, he attended the Training School Diplomatic and Consular Affairs in the Netherlands and attended the Training School Diplomatic and Consular Affairs at the United Nations office in New York. Mutahar has 8 adopted children; some were "submitted" from their father some time before he was passing away. There was a father or mother who voluntarily gave up his children to be recognized as Mutahar's children; as a soldier, Mutahar foughtin in the heroic Five-Day Battle of Semarang. Mutahar moved to Yogyakarta with Sukarno when there was the transfer of capital of the Republic of Indonesia from Jakarta to Yogyakarta in 1946, he was invited by Rear admiral Mohammad Nazir, served as Chief of Staff of the Navy.

Mutahar was appointed a secretary of commander with the rank of a Lieutenant. While accompanying Nazir, Sukarno remembered Mutahar as a driver driving his car in Semarang, a few days after the Five Day Battle. Mutahar was asked by Sukarno from Nazir to serve as his adjutant and was promoted to Major. Mutahar became Adjutant III Adjutant II of the President of the Republic of Indonesia from 1946 to 1948. Mutahar had been a member of a political party from 1938 to 1942. During that time he became a clerk in the Consultative Bureau of the Ministry of Industry for North Central Java, Department of Economic Affairs. After Indonesia was occupied by Japan, in 1943 he became secretary to the head of economic division at the Central Java Governor's office. After Indonesian independence during Sukarno's leadership in 1966, Mutahar was assigned as Director General of Youth Affairs and Scout at the Ministry of Education and Culture of Indonesia until 1968 when Suharto's leadership. Furthermore, from 1969 to 1979, he became an employee of the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia.

In addition, as a diplomat he was appointed as Indonesian Ambassador to the Vatican in 1969-1973. But his last position in politics was as Secretary General of the Department of Foreign Affairs in 1974; as a music composer, Mutahar was better known as H. Mutahar as his abbreviation name and has created nearly a hundred songs, his first work was Syukur, the song was written in Semarang on September 7, 1944 and was first introduced to the public in January 1945, a few months before the Proclamation of Indonesian Independence on August 17, 1945. Through the song of Syukur, Mutahar wanted to reveal a great praise and affirm to the listener that the homeland of Indonesia which will soon be free is a gift of God, his second song was created in 1946 under the title Hari Merdeka. The song was created in the toilet of Hotel Garuda Yogyakarta, at that time he was roommate with Hoegeng Iman Santoso who are both in charge of escorting Sukarno. Hoegeng confused to find paper and pens. Hari Merdeka is played on the anniversary of the Proclamation.

In addition, the song of Syukur and Hari Merdeka was reworked by Addie MS with a philharmonic orchestra in Australia. His last works include Dirgahayu Indonesiaku, Hymne Almamater, several other hymns born of his concern over the destruction of Indonesia's nature. One of the hymns of his creation, Hymne Pramuka is today the official song for the Gerakan Pramuka Indonesia. For the children's song category, Mutahar was a composer of several children's songs, including Gembira, Tepuk Tangan Silang-silang, Mari Tepuk, Jangan Putus Asa, Saat Berpisah. Major Mutahar was part of the 6-man color party that on 17 August 1946, just as the Indonesian National Revolution was raging, took on the first national flag raising ceremony in Yogyakarta in commemoration of the 1st anniversary of national independence, presided by President Sukarno at the Gedung Agung Palace. Together with 5 other youths with him as the escorts, he raised the Bendera Pusaka just as Indonesia Raya