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Gordon County, Georgia

Gordon County is a county located in the northwestern part of the U. S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 55,186; the county seat is Calhoun. Gordon County comprises the Calhoun, GA Micropolitan Statistical Area, included in the Atlanta-Athens-Clarke County-Sandy Springs, GA Combined Statistical Area. Gordon County was created on February 1850 by an act of the Georgia General Assembly; the new county was formed from portions of Floyd counties. All lands that would become Gordon County were occupied by the Cherokee Indians—and, in fact, the area was home of New Echota, the last seat of the Cherokee Nation. While Cherokees remained on their homeland, the General Assembly enacted legislation in December 1830 that provided for surveying the Cherokee Nation in Georgia and dividing it into sections and land lots. Subsequently, the legislature identified this entire area as "Cherokee County". An act of December 3, 1832 divided the Cherokee lands into ten new counties—Cass, Cobb, Forsyth, Lumpkin, Murray and Union.

Cherokee lands were distributed to whites in a land lottery, but the legislature temporarily prohibited whites from taking possession of lots on which Cherokees still lived. It was not until December 29, 1835 that Georgia had an official basis for claiming the unceded Cherokee lands that included the future location of Gordon County. In the Treaty of New Echota, a faction of the Cherokees agreed to give up all Cherokee claims to land in Georgia, Alabama and North Carolina and move west in return for $5 million. Though a majority of Cherokees opposed the treaty and refused to leave, the U. S. and Georgia considered it binding. In 1838, U. S. Army troops rounded up the last of 15,000 Cherokees in Georgia and forced them to march west in what came to be known as the "Trail of Tears", making this area the starting point of the removal. Gordon County's original 1850 boundaries were changed numerous times between 1852 and 1877, during which time the legislature transferred portions of Cass, Murray and Walker counties to Gordon County, while transferring land from Gordon to Floyd and Murray counties.

Georgia's 94th county was named for William Washington Gordon, the first Georgian to graduate from West Point and first president of the Central of Georgia Railroad. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 358 square miles, of which 356 square miles is land and 2.2 square miles is water. Mountains in Gordon County include Horn Mountain; the eastern half of Gordon County is located in the Coosawattee River sub-basin of the ACT River Basin. Most of the western half of the county is located in the Oostanaula River sub-basin of the same larger ACT River Basin, while a small northerly portion of the county, between Resaca and Industrial City, is in the Conasauga River sub-basin of the ACT River Basin. Chattahoochee National Forest As of the census of 2000, there were 44,104 people, 16,173 households, 12,259 families living in the county; the population density was 124 people per square mile. There were 17,145 housing units at an average density of 48 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 89.69% White, 3.46% Black or African American, 0.27% Native American, 0.53% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 4.98% from other races, 1.01% from two or more races.

7.41 % of the population were Latino of any race. There were 16,173 households out of which 35.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.40% were married couples living together, 11.10% had a female householder with no husband present, 24.20% were non-families. 20.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.10% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.08. In the county, the population was spread out with 26.10% under the age of 18, 9.50% from 18 to 24, 31.40% from 25 to 44, 22.50% from 45 to 64, 10.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 99.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.10 males. The median income for a household in the county was $38,831, the median income for a family was $43,184. Males had a median income of $29,761 versus $22,256 for females; the per capita income for the county was $17,586. About 7.50% of families and 9.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.10% of those under age 18 and 14.30% of those age 65 or over.

As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 55,186 people, 19,715 households, 14,653 families living in the county. The population density was 155.1 inhabitants per square mile. There were 22,278 housing units at an average density of 62.6 per square mile. The racial makeup of the county was 85.2% white, 3.6% black or African American, 1.0% Asian, 0.4% American Indian, 0.1% Pacific islander, 7.7% from other races, 2.0% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 14.0% of the population. In terms of ancestry, 14.6% were American, 9.8% were Irish, 6.9% were English, 6.7% were German. Of the 19,715 households, 39.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.8% were married couples living together, 12.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 25.7% were non-families, 21.6% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.20. The median age was 36.0 years. The median income for a household in the county was $40,916 and the m

Perianal hematoma

Perianal hematoma is a hematoma located in, or on the border of the anus. It is sometimes inappropriately referred to as an external hemorrhoid; the symptoms of a perianal hematoma can present over a short period of time. Pain, varying from mild to severe, will occur as the skin surrounding the rupture expands due to pressure; this pain will last after the blood has clotted, may continue for two to four days. Perianal hematoma are caused by the rupture of a small vein; this rupture may be the result of forceful or strained bowel movement, anal sex or caused by heavy lifting, coughing or straining. Once the rupture has formed, blood pools within a few hours and, if left untreated, forms a clot; the clot may spontaneously mobilize from the vessel wall leading to stroke. Management of thrombosed external hemorrhoids has been poorly studied as of 2018. If diagnosed within the first few hours of presentation, the pooling blood may be evacuated using a syringe. Once the blood has clotted, removal by this method is no longer possible and the clot can be removed via an incision over the lump under local anesthetic.

The incision will heal. Care needs to be taken in regard to bleeding from the wound and possible infection with fecal bacteria. If left alone it will heal within a few days or weeks; the topical application of a cream containing a heparinoid is advised to clear the clot

María Escribano

María Escribano was a Spanish composer and music teacher. María Escribano was born in Spain, she studied piano and composition at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Madrid with Antón García Abril and Roman Alis. She continued her studies of contemporary music with composers Carmelo Bernaola, Cristobal Halffter and Tomas Marco, analysis with Rodolfo Halffter at the Festival de Granada, Mauricio Kagel and Ligeti Giorgy at Darmstadt and Cologne, Luis de Pablo in Madrid, Arturo Tamayo in Freiburg, orchestration and composition with Leonardo Balada at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, USA. After completing her studies, she worked as a composer and music educator. In 1978 she received a scholarship to create the Foundation Juan March, became composer-in-residence for three years at the Roy Hart Theatre Company in France, where she worked as pianist and actress, she collaborated with pianist and singer Ana Vega-Toscano for the Spell of Robin Hood and directed Creation Center AGAD in Arenas de San Pedro, Ávila, with actor and director Manuel Azquinezer.

Escribano was active as a music teacher, created "The Garden of Music" in Madrid at the Centre El Ardal for children from three to sixteen aiming to increase improvisation and composition skills. She operated a music program for children aged 18 months to three years. Escribano died in Madrid. Selected works include: Habanera Del Agua Mujer De Aguas Dulces Paradisi porta, vocal "L'histoire d'un are play, piano and actors Escribano's compositions were recorded and issued on disc, including: Voces de una tradición, Maria Escribano, 1983 La Herencia Judia en España Maria Escribano and Maite Hernangomez 1992 Stories and Songs of the Media Lunita, Antonio Rodríguez Almodóvar, published by Gateway and Editorial ANAYA, Castilian and Catalan. Women and Music, Spell of Robin Hood, including 7 works for solo piano and piano and electroacoustic

2019–20 Rugby Africa Cup

The 2019-20 Rugby Africa Cup is the first season of a restructuring of international rugby union competition by Rugby Africa after a loss of broadcast sponsorship caused the cancellation of the 2019 Rugby Africa Gold Cup, itself only the third edition of a previous restructuring of the continent's tournament. The new Rugby Africa Cup replaces the multi-tiered Gold and Bronze Cups with a seeded group stage followed by a knockout round; this results in fewer matches being played, but greatly reduced costs and travel times from the round-robin Gold Cup. The top sixteen nations in African rugby enter the competition, with the bottom eight entering in the elimination stage; each team plays a single match and the four winners move onto the group stage, with four groups of three. The four group winners enter the semi-finals; the sixteen participating teams were seeded as follows: The elimination stage matches will be played from November to December of 2019 Elimination 1 Elimination 2 Elimination 3 Elimination 4 The group stage will be held from June-July of 2020

Şehzade Korkut

Şehzade Korkut was an Ottoman prince, a short time regent for the Ottoman throne. He was born in Amasya in 1467, his father was his wife Nigar Hatun. He might be a full brother of sultan Selim I; when his grandfather Mehmet II died in 1481, he was the oldest Ottoman prince residing in Istanbul. As such, he served as the regent for the throne for 18 days until his father Beyazıt II arrived in İstanbul. According to Ottoman tradition, all princes were required to work as provincial governors as a part of their training. In 1491, Korkut was appointed as the governor of Saruhan sanjak. In 1502, he was appointed as the governor of a port on Mediterranean coast. Antalya was much farther from Istanbul than Manisa, Korkut interpreted this appointment as a sign of disfavor by his father, the sultan, he asked for his former seat. Egypt was under Mamluk rule, he was welcomed by the Mamluk sultans, his father considered this a sign of negligence on Korkut's part, but pardoned him, Korkut returned Ottoman lands.

During his voyage to back home, the Knights Hospitalier attacked his ship and attempted to capture him, but Korkut managed to escape from the knights and return home safely. Beyazıt was now ailing. Korkut decided to move to Manisa to be closer to the capital. During this travel, a part of his treasury was raided by the rebels of Şahkulu, he secretly traveled to Istanbul to have a role in the coming interregnum between his siblings. However, he found no supporters in the capital, he met with his brother Selim. Korkut gave up all of his claims to the throne and took no part in the civil war between his two brothers. Selim I became the new sultan in 1512. Korkut accepted his brother's reign. Distrustful Selim decided to test his loyalty by sending him fake letters from various bureaucrats of the empire that attempted to encourage him to take part in a rebellion against Selim. Feeling that Korkut was preparing to revolt, Selim had Korkut executed in 1513 near Emet, he was buried in Bursa

Rey Pagtakhan

Rey D. Pagtakhan, is a Canadian physician and politician, he was a cabinet minister in the governments of Jean Chrétien and Paul Martin, served as a member of parliament from 1988 until his defeat in the 2004 election. Born at the Mary Johnston Hospital in Manila and raised in Bacoor, Cavite in the Philippines, Pagtakhan received his Doctor of Medicine from the University of the Philippines, he is a brother of the Mu Sigma Phi, the first, the largest, the most acclaimed medical fraternity in Asia. He completed his pediatric residency and cardiology fellowship at the Washington University Medical Center/St. Louis Children's Hospital and his Master of Science from the University of Manitoba and respirology fellowship at the Children's Hospital of Winnipeg; the degree of Doctor of Laws was conferred on Pagtakhan by the University of the Philippines. In 2010, the degree of Doctor of Science conferred by the University of Perpetual Help Rizal Jonelta Foundation-School of Medicine Prior to his political career, Pagtakhan was a Full Professor of Pediatrics and Child Health at the University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine.

He joined the medical faculty at the University of Manitoba in 1971 as a lecturer and became a professor in 1985. He worked as a pediatric respirologist at the Winnipeg Children's Hospital between 1971 and 1988. In addition to the above responsibilities, Pagtakhan served as Director of the Manitoba Cystic Fibrosis Centre, President of the Manitoba Pediatric Society, member of the Winnipeg Police Commission, the first Chair of the Board of Presidents of the Canadian Ethnocultural Council, as National President of the United Council of Filipino Canadian Associations in Canada. In 1986, he was elected as a Winnipeg school trustee in the St. Vital district and served in that capacity until 1988. Pagtakhan was first elected to the House of Commons of Canada in the 1988 federal election in the riding of Winnipeg North, defeating incumbent New Democrat David Orlikow who had held the riding since 1962, he became the first Filipino-born Canadian to be elected to the House of Commons. He was re-elected in the 1993 election, defeating New Democratic challenger Judy Wasylycia-Leis.

In the elections of 1997 and 2000, he was elected for the redistributed riding of Winnipeg North-St. Paul. Pagtakhan served as parliamentary secretary to Prime Minister Jean Chrétien from February 23, 1996 to July 15, 1998, he was appointed to cabinet on January 9, 2001, served as Secretary of State until January 15, 2002. His appointment to cabinet marked the first time in over 75 years that an M. P. from north Winnipeg became a member of the federal cabinet. As Secretary of State, Pagtakhan took on a number of tasks including representing Canada as Head of its delegation to the United Nations Conference on the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects. On January 15, 2002, he was promoted to Minister of Veterans Affairs and Minister responsible for Manitoba. In this capacity, he served on the Cabinet Committees on Economic Union, Social Union and Government Communications. During his tenure as Minister responsible for Manitoba, Pagtakhan was part of the government that funded major projects in Manitoba such as the expansion of the Red River Floodway and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.

Pagtakhan served as Secretary of State from May 26, 2002 to December 12, 2003. On December 12, 2003, new Prime Minister Paul Martin appointed him as Minister of Western Economic Diversification. In this capacity he served on the Cabinet Committees on Domestic Aboriginal Affairs. During his tenure in this position, amongst other things, announced funding for the Winnipeg-based International Centre for Infectious Diseases. Further redistribution pushed Pagtakhan back into the riding of Winnipeg North for the election of 2004, he lost to Judy Wasylycia-Leis, elected for Winnipeg North Centre in 1997 and 2000. Since returning to private life in 2004, Pagtakhan has been involved in numerous ventures. In 2005 and 2006, he served as the Founding Director of the Global College at the University of Winnipeg and Chair of the College's Advisory Board, he is Co-Chair of its Global Advisors. In addition, Pagtakhan serves as a Public Adjudicator of the Prairie Regional Panel of the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council, Governor of the Canadian International Peace Project and Chair of the Manitoba Liberal Party's Election Readiness Committee.

In 2005, he was invited to speak in Manila on the topic of Canadian federalism and its relevance to constitutional reform in the Philippines. In 2017, he was made a Member of the Order of Manitoba