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Grant County, New Mexico

Grant County is a county located in the U. S. state of New Mexico. As of the 2010 census, the population was 29,514, its county seat is Silver City. The county was named for Ulysses S. Grant, 18th President of the United States. Grant County comprises the Silver NM, Micropolitan Statistical Area. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,968 square miles, of which 3,962 square miles is land and 5.9 square miles is water. Catron County - north Sierra County - east Luna County - southeast Hidalgo County - south Greenlee County, Arizona - west Gila National Forest As of the 2000 census, there were 31,002 people, 12,146 households, 8,514 families living in the county; the population density was 8 people per square mile. There were 14,066 housing units at an average density of 4 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 75.67% White, 0.52% Black or African American, 1.35% Native American, 0.29% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 19.02% from other races, 3.11% from two or more races.

48.79% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. There were 12,146 households out of which 31.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.70% were married couples living together, 12.90% had a female householder with no husband present, 29.90% were non-families. 25.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.70% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.01. In the county, the population was spread out with 26.20% under the age of 18, 8.50% from 18 to 24, 23.70% from 25 to 44, 25.10% from 45 to 64, 16.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 95.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.30 males. The median income for a household in the county was $29,134, the median income for a family was $34,231. Males had a median income of $31,126 versus $19,627 for females; the per capita income for the county was $14,597.

About 15.10% of families and 18.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.90% of those under age 18 and 9.50% of those age 65 or over. As of the 2010 census, there were 29,514 people, 12,586 households, 7,941 families living in the county; the population density was 7.4 inhabitants per square mile. There were 14,693 housing units at an average density of 3.7 per square mile. The racial makeup of the county was 84.9% white, 1.4% American Indian, 0.9% black or African American, 0.4% Asian, 0.1% Pacific islander, 9.6% from other races, 2.8% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 48.3% of the population. In terms of ancestry, 11.9% were English, 11.8% were German, 10.4% were Irish, 2.9% were American. Of the 12,586 households, 26.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.3% were married couples living together, 12.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 36.9% were non-families, 30.9% of all households were made up of individuals.

The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.86. The median age was 45.9 years. The median income for a household in the county was $36,591 and the median income for a family was $44,360. Males had a median income of $38,731 versus $27,161 for females; the per capita income for the county was $21,164. About 11.7% of families and 14.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.8% of those under age 18 and 5.2% of those age 65 or over. Bayard Hurley Silver City Santa Clara Carpenter Dwyer Fort Bayard Mangas Springs Mimbres Valley Mule Creek Redrock Riverside Separ Sherman National Register of Historic Places listings in Grant County, New Mexico Caballero, Raymond. McCarthyism vs. Clinton Jencks. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2019

Andriza Mircovich

Andriza Mircovich was an Austro-Hungarian national of Montenegrin descent. He was the only prisoner to be executed by shooting in the state of Nevada, he had been sentenced to death for the premeditated murder of John Gregovich in Nevada. Mircovich felt that he was owed more money from Gregovich's administration of his late cousin's estate and resorted to settling the matter by stabbing Gregovich to death. A 1911 statute was passed by the Nevada Legislature that allowed a death row inmate to opt to die by shooting or hanging. Mircovich was insistent on shooting, claiming that hanging took too long. After the Nevada State Prison warden, George W. Cowing, was unable to find five men to form a firing squad, a shooting machine was requisitioned and built to carry out the execution. Andriza Mircovich was a recent immigrant to Nevada from Austria-Hungary. Mircovich spoke little English and was literate in his native Serbian dialect, his cousin Christopher Mircovich had died in a fire in the Tonopah Belmont Mine on February 23, 1911.

Because Christopher did not have a will, his estate was turned over to Nye County public administrator Arthur H. Keenan. At the recommendation of District Attorney James A. Sanders, Andriza Mircovich and Christopher Mircovich's surviving siblings and Maria, met with John Gregovich on May 10, 1911. Gregovich, who went by the surname Greggory, was a fellow Montenegrin from Castellastva, handling the cases of other Serbian miners who had died in the fire. Mircovich, unfamiliar with the probate laws in Nevada, began cursing Gregovich and Sanders because he was frustrated over being unable to take sole control of the estate. At the time of his death, Christopher Mircovich's estate included $520 in cash, a settlement of $2,000 from the Tonopah Belmont Company. On July 17, 1911, Gregovich issued a check for $50 to Andriza Mircovich, followed by another check for $1,742.50 to Vasso and Maria on July 22. $507.32 was added to the estate for money orders held in Christopher's name. After legal and administrative fees were paid, $966.25 in undisbursed funds remained in the estate.

Mircovich believed that he was owed more money and his demands escalated into threats against Gregovich. On November 14, 1911, Gregovich petitioned District Judge Peter J. Sommers, to be released as executor of the estate. Feeling cheated, Mircovich vowed to take matters into his own hands. At that time, South Slavic immigrants traditionally settled disagreements in mining camps by the use of a knife. In the early morning of May 14, 1912, Gregovich was at the Tonopah and Goldfield train depot to collect a grocery bill and had engaged a Doctor J. R. Masterson in conversation. Mircovich had come to the depot from the cemetery to see, arriving on the morning train; when he saw Gregovich on the station platform, Mircovich said, "I will get you, you old son-of-a-bitch!" He stabbed Gregovich with a knife in the chest and groin, puncturing his lung and severing his femoral artery. Doctor Masterson was able to clamp the artery with a hemostat from his medical bag. Deputy Sheriff William Walker apprehended Mircovich, who told him that the murder weapon was his and that Gregovich had taken his money.

Despite the efforts of a team of doctors, Gregovich died of shock at 1:00 p.m. at Miner's Hospital. At the Nye County Jail, Mircovich told Sheriff Ed Malley that he "wanted to make John Gregovich die", although Malley did not advise him that such statements could be used against him in court. At the grand jury hearing on the next day, Nye County Judge Mark R. Averill denied bail, as Mircovich's case involved capital murder. George B. Thatcher was Mircovich's court-appointed attorney, but had to leave town on June 1, 1912, for the Democratic State Convention in Fallon. Averill appointed Patrick M. Bowler on behalf of Mircovich until Thatcher returned on June 5; the case was prosecuted by District Attorney Sanders. Witnesses testified that Mircovich had made threats against Gregovich's life, was once thrown out of Gregovich's business premises. In his closing statement Sanders challenged the all-male jury to have the "manhood" to "defend the law of my country and its liberty-loving people" or else "we might just as well dynamite this old courthouse.

We might just as well take his Honor off the bench and say we have no law in Nye County."On June 15, 1912, Mircovich was convicted of premeditated murder. He was sentenced to death by Judge Averill. Mircovich boarded a train to Nevada State Prison in Carson City on June 17 while escorted by Sheriff Malley and prison warden George W. Cowing. Mircovich parted with the statement: "They will treat me to a shower of cold lead." He became nauseated during the trip and begged his captors to shoot him right away, not understanding that attorneys would pursue appeals on his behalf. Attorney J. E. McNamara argued to the Nevada Supreme Court that Sanders unfairly prejudiced the jury with the statement: "Why, gentlemen of the jury, if you cannot pronounce by your verdict the death penalty upon this defendant, I say, let's resurrect old Casey and let him live again." However, the appeal was denied and the lower court decision was upheld, with Justice Pat McCarran abstaining from the opinion. Nevada State Prison had been the state-designated facility for hangings since 1903.

At the urging of the Mormon population, the Nevada Legislature passed a statute in 1910 that became effective in January 1911, which allowed condemned prisoners to choose between execution by shooting or hanging. Only Mircovich and one other inmate selected shooting. However, the other prisoner's sentence was commuted. Warden Cowing tried to talk Mircovich out of his decision. M

Charles Vanel

Charles-Marie Vanel was a French actor and director. During his 76-year film career, which began in 1912, he appeared in more than 200 films and worked with many prominent directors, including Alfred Hitchcock, Luis Buñuel, Jacques Feyder and Henri-Georges Clouzot, he is best remembered for his role as a desperate truck driver in Clouzot's The Wages of Fear for which he received a Special Mention at the Cannes Film Festival in 1953. In Hitchcock's 1955 film, To Catch a Thief, he played a restaurateur who had served in the French Resistance with Cary Grant. 1953: Cannes International Film Festival - Special Mention - The Wages of Fear 1954: Karlovy Vary International Film Festival - Best Actor - L'Affaire Maurizius 1957: San Sebastian International Film Festival - Best Actor - Le feu aux poudres 1979: Honorary César Award for his career 1981: David Di Donatello Award - Best Supporting Actor - Three Brothers Charles Vanel on IMDb Charles Vanel at Find a Grave Photographs and literature

Jason Schleifer

Jason Schleifer is an American animator, character technical director, entrepreneur. Schleifer started his career at Alias/Wavefront where he was a product specialist during the development of Maya, his technical expertise in character rigging led him to work as a character technical director and animation lead at Weta Digital where he helped create and animate the character, Gollum for the Lord of the Rings trilogy. In 2003 Schleifer moved back to the U. S. to work at PDI/DreamWorks in Redwood City, CA where he became Head of Character Animation and worked on feature films including Madagascar, Over the Hedge, Mr. Peabody & Sherman. Jason Schleifer has a B. A. in High Honors from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He received an Honorary Doctorate of Animation from the Digital Media Arts College in Boca Raton, Florida. In 2014 Schleifer co-founded Nimble Collective with DreamWorks alumni Rex Grignon, Bruce Wilson and Scott LaFleur. Jason Schleifer on IMDb Jason Schleifer on LinkedIn Animation World Network profile for Jason Schleifer Jason Schleifer interview for the Animation Addicts podcast

Metal Slug Anthology

Metal Slug Anthology is a video game compilation for the PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, PC and the Wii. The Wii version boasts different controller configurations, most taking advantage of the Wii Remote, but the Classic Controller is not supported; the game marks the return of SNK Playmore as a third-party developer for a Nintendo console since the SNES era. The graphics are the same as the original versions released on arcade; the only major change is. Cooperative gameplay is enabled on the console versions of the game, while the PSP version has a wireless mode so that two people can play together and work as a team. A downloadable version was made available on the PlayStation Store for PSP on October 1, 2009; the Metal Slug Anthology was released on PC in 2009 under the name Metal Slug Collection PC. However, this version offers an alternative menu interface, it was released on PlayStation Store for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 in 2015 and 2016 respectively. Metal Slug Metal Slug 2 Metal Slug X Metal Slug 3 Metal Slug 4 Metal Slug 5 Metal Slug 6Metal Slug 1-5 and X are done via emulation of the Neo Geo AES versions, while 6 is an arcade port.

Metal Slug 1-6 and X are included in the release, the games have not been altered in any way. This is the same with the abilities, which have all been kept the same. However, the game's manual erroneously states that the'slide' ability is achievable in Metal Slug 4, 5, 6 — Metal Slug 4 and 6 do not include this feature in either the arcade or console version; the game includes several special features. Art Gallery - Concept art of Metal Slug 1 to 6. Wallpapers - PSP-only option. A collection of wallpapers that can be copied to the Memory Stick. Sound Gallery - Music from Metal Slug 1 to 6; the PSP version includes an option that allows the player to copy the music to the Memory Stick as Atrac3+ format audio files with the proper track name and album tags. Game Options - Including difficulty, lives and a rapid-fire option for all games except Metal Slug 6. Interview - A readable interview with some of the games' designers and programmers about the Metal Slug series itself; the Metal Slug Anthology received positive reviews but was criticized for its lack of Classic Controller support on the Wii version.

Japanese Official Site of Metal Slug Complete IGN: Metal Slug Anthology Preview IGN: SNK Slugs Wii

Sharon Corder

Sharon Corder is an American writer and educator based in Toronto, Canada. With her husband Jack Blum, she has written and produced more than fifty hours of television drama for both Canadian and American broadcasters. In 2005, Blum and Corder began Reel Canada, their non-profit organization dedicated to celebrating Canadian film. Born in Waco, Texas into a military family, Corder moved across the American Southwest according to her father's deployments, including Hawaii and Japan, she trained in theatre at the University of California at Davis. In the mid-1970s, Corder moved to Vancouver to pursue a theatrical career. There, she founded the Genesis Company Theatre, playing leading roles as an actor in travelling productions across Canada. In 1985, she met and began working with Jack Blum, who would become her co-writer and co-producer on Canadian television series like Traders and Power Play. In 1998, Corder and Blum wrote and produced Babyface, which premiered at the Director’s Fortnight in Cannes.

In 2005, Corder and Blum founded Reel Canada, an educational program entitled "Our Films in Our Schools" aimed at promoting Canadian film in high schools. The initiative has since spawned "Welcome to Canada," a Canadian film summit for newcomers to Canada, "National Canadian Film Day," a one-day country-wide celebration of Canadian film with local screening partners in every province and territory. Corder is the Artistic Director of Reel Canada. Getting Out: Dora Mavor Moore Award for Artistic Excellence and Theatrical Innovation