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The Paliser Case

The Paliser Case is a 1920 American silent mystery drama film produced and distributed by Goldwyn Pictures. Directed by William Parke, the film stars Pauline Frederick, Albert Roscoe, James Neil; the film is now considered lost. As described in a film magazine, Cassy Cara, daughter of a Portuguese violinist whose talent has been obscured by a stroke following a holdup, attracts the attention of Monty Paliser, a man of wealth who, failing to win her by any other means, marries her. Three days after the wedding she learns that the ceremony was not genuine and returns home, telling her father her story; that night Paliser is murdered while in his box at the opera. A young man who Cassy has loved, seated in the next box, is accused of the murder and a chain of evidence is built up around him. To shield him, Cassy confesses to the crime, her father tells the truth that he is guilty. The film ends with the reuniting of Cassy and her young man. Pauline Frederick as Cassy Cara Albert Roscoe as Lennox James Neil as Cara Hazel Brennon as Margaret Austen Kate Lester as Mrs. Austen Carrie Clark Ward as Tambourina Warburton Gamble as Monty Paliser Alec Francis as Paliser Sr.

Eddie Sutherland as Jack Menzies Tom Ricketts as Major Archie Phipps Virginia Foltz as Mrs. Colquhuon List of lost films The Paliser Case on IMDb The Paliser Case at AllMovie Pauline Frederick - The Paliser Case - stanford.edu page with 6 stills Saltus, The Paliser Case, New York: Boni and Liveright, on the Internet Archive

First Battle of Winchester

The First Battle of Winchester, fought on May 25, 1862, in and around Frederick County and Winchester, was a major victory in Confederate Army Maj. Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson's Campaign through the Shenandoah Valley during the American Civil War. Jackson enveloped the right flank of the Union Army under Maj. Gen. Nathaniel P. Banks and pursued it. Jackson's success in achieving force concentration early in the fighting allowed him to secure a more decisive victory which had escaped him in previous battles of the campaign. Maj. Gen. Nathaniel P. Banks learned on May 24, 1862, that the Confederates had captured his garrison at Front Royal and were closing on Winchester, turning his position, he ordered a hasty retreat down the Valley Pike from Strasburg. His columns were attacked again at Newtown by Jackson's converging forces; the Confederates took many Union prisoners and captured so many wagons and stores that they nicknamed the Union general "Commissary Banks". Jackson pressed the pursuit for most of the night and allowed his exhausted soldiers only a few hours of sleep before dawn.

Banks now deployed at Winchester to slow the Confederate pursuit. He had two brigades of infantry under Colonels Dudley Donnelly and George Henry Gordon, a mixed brigade of cavalry under Brig. Gen. John P. Hatch, 16 guns. Gordon's brigade was placed on the Union right on Bower's Hill with its left flank at the Valley Pike, supported by a battery of artillery; the center of the line was held by the cavalry supported by two guns. Donnelly's brigade was placed in a crescent on the left to cover the Front Royal and Millwood roads with the rest of the artillery. At earliest light the Confederate skirmish line advanced in force driving the Union pickets back to their main line of battle. During the night, the advance of Maj. Gen. Richard S. Ewell's division reached Buffalo Lick. Jackson moved three of Ewell's brigades to the left to participate in the advance on the Valley pike, leaving Ewell with just Trimble's brigade and Bradley Johnson's Maryland regiment. At dawn, he deployed Trimble's brigade astride the Front Royal Pike and advanced against the Union left flank.

His leading regiments came under heavy fire from Union forces deployed behind stone fences and were repulsed. Confederate forces brought up artillery. Ewell advanced the regiments of Trimble's brigade, sending regiments to either side of the high ground to enfilade the Union position. Donnelly withdrew his brigade to a position closer to town with his right flank anchored on Camp Hill. Ewell attempted a flanking movement to the right beyond the Millwood Road, but in response to orders from Banks, Donnelly withdrew through the town. In conjunction with Ewell's advance on the Front Royal Pike, Jackson advanced on the Valley Pike at early dawn in a heavy fog. At Jackson's command, Winder's brigade swept over a hill to the left of the pike, driving off the Union skirmishers who held it. Jackson placed a section of artillery on the hill to engage Union artillery on Bower's Hill at a range of less than half a mile. Union sharpshooters along Abrams Creek began picking off the cannoneers. Jackson brought up the rest of his artillery and a duel ensued with the Union guns on Bower's Hill.

Jackson brought up the brigades of Fulkerson and Elzey to support Winder. Despite numerous officers being wounded, Jackson's forces were in good order and nearly ready for an attack, he deployed Brig. Gen. Richard Taylor's Louisiana brigade reinforced by two regiments of Fulkerson's brigade and backed up by Scott's brigade, to the left along Abrams Creek. Taylor marched under fire to a position overlapping the Union right and attacked Bower's Hill; the Confederate assault swept irresistibly forward over the crest in the face of determined resistance. With three enemy brigades in its front and three coming at its right flank, Gordon's Union brigade gave way and Union soldiers began streaming back into town. Union forces retreated through the streets of Winchester and north on the Valley Pike to Martinsburg. After resting in Martinsburg, Banks command continued north to the Potomac river, crossing it at Williamsport. Confederate pursuit was lethargic, as the troops were exhausted from the non-stop marching of the previous week under Jackson's command.

Many Union prisoners fell into Confederate hands. Brig. Gen. Turner Ashby's cavalry was disorganized from the actions of May 24 and did not pursue until Banks had reached the Potomac River. First Winchester was a major victory in Jackson's Valley Campaign, both tactically and strategically. Union plans for the Peninsula Campaign, an offensive against Richmond, were disrupted by Jackson's audacity, thousands of Union reinforcements were diverted to the Valley and the defense of Washington, D. C. Tanner, Robert G. Stonewall in the Valley: Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson's Shenandoah Valley Campaign, Spring 1862. Stackpole Books, 1996. ISBN 978-0811720649 U. S. War Department; the War of the Rebellion: a Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies. Washington, DC: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1880–1901. National Park Service battle description NPS report on battlefield condition CWSAC Report Update Animated History of Jackson's Valley Campaign

Maryland Route 213

Maryland Route 213 is a 68.25-mile state highway located on the Eastern Shore of Maryland in the United States. The route runs from MD 662 in Wye Mills, Queen Anne's County north to the Pennsylvania border in Cecil County, where the road continues into that state as Pennsylvania Route 841; the route, a two-lane undivided highway most of its length, passes through rural areas as well as the towns of Centreville, Galena, Chesapeake City, Elkton. MD 213 intersects many routes including U. S. Route 50 near Wye Mills, US 301 near Centreville, US 40 in Elkton, it crosses over the Delaware Canal in Chesapeake City on the Chesapeake City Bridge. MD 213 is designated by the state as the Chesapeake Country Scenic Byway between the southern terminus and Chesapeake City with the portion north of MD 18 in Centreville a National Scenic Byway. In addition, the route is considered part of the Atlantic to Appalachians Scenic Byway between Chesapeake City and MD 273 in Fair Hill; the route was designated as US 213 in 1926 when the U.

S. Highway System was established, running from Ocean City north to US 40 in Elkton; the highway was rerouted to cross the Nanticoke River in Vienna by 1933, with the former route between Mardela Springs and Eldorado becoming a part of MD 313 and the alignment between Eldorado and Rhodesdale becoming part of MD 14. US 213 was rerouted to use the Emerson C. Harrington Bridge over the Choptank River in Cambridge in 1939. Meanwhile, the road between Elkton and the Pennsylvania border became MD 280. US 213 was moved to a bypass of Easton and straight alignment between Easton and Wye Mills in 1948. A year the southern terminus was cut back to US 50 in Wye Mills, with an extended US 50 replacing US 213 between Wye Mills and Ocean City. In 1971, US 213 and MD 280 were decommissioned and replaced with MD 213. MD 213 is a part of the National Highway System as a principal arterial within the town of Elkton. MD 213 begins at an intersection with MD 662 in Wye Mills, Queen Anne's County, heading to the north on College Drive, a two-lane undivided road.

From the southern terminus, MD 213 is designated by the state as the Chesapeake Country Scenic Byway. The road heads into rural farmland, passing Chesapeake College on the west side of the road before intersecting US 50. Past this intersection, MD 213 continues north on Centreville Road, passing more farms as well as some residences; the route continues into a mix of woods and farmland before intersecting the northern terminus of MD 309. A short distance the route reaches an interchange with US 301. Past the US 301 interchange, MD 213 continues through more rural areas before entering the town of Centreville, where it passes some residential and commercial areas, it intersects MD 18. At this intersection, MD 213 becomes a part of the National Scenic Byway portion of the Chesapeake Country Scenic Byway. Past MD 18, the route continues into residential areas splitting into a one-way pair with northbound MD 213 following Commerce Street and southbound MD 213 following Liberty Street; this pairing continues past residences before heading into the downtown area, where the road intersects MD 304.

Westbound MD 304 secretly joins northbound MD 213 for a concurrency that lasts until the Broadway intersection north of the Queen Anne's County Courthouse, where it continues to the west. MD 213 leaves downtown Centreville past MD 304; the one-way pair ends and the route continues north on two-lane undivided Liberty Street, passing by residences and some businesses. At the end of the one-way pair, the route sees an average of 12,912 vehicles daily, it intersects the western terminus of MD 305, passes by more residences before becoming Church Hill Road, which heads north into a mix of woods and farms with some housing developments. It angles to the northeast and north through more rural areas, consisting of farm fields with some wooded areas and occasional residences. MD 213 continues in a northeast direction before reaching the town of Church Hill. Upon reaching Church Hill, the route intersects MD 19A, which loops to the east of MD 213 to head into the town. Meanwhile, MD 213 bypasses Church Hill to the west, running through woodland, intersects the western terminus of MD 300.

The route intersects MD 19, leaving the Church Hill area. MD 213 continues north through a mix of farms. From here, the route turns northwest through more farmland before it passes some residences and businesses near the intersection with the western terminus of MD 544. Past the MD 544 intersection, the road continues through rural areas, but residences and businesses start to increase. MD 213 passes through Kingstown before crossing the Chester River on a drawbridge. Upon crossing the Chester River, MD 213 enters the town of Chestertown in Kent County, where the route heads northwest on Maple Avenue through residential areas, it intersects MD 289 in the downtown area and turns north onto Washington Avenue at the intersection with Spring Avenue. Washington Avenue carries MD 213 north through residential neighborhoods and passes to the west of the University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Chestertown and by Washington College. Past the college, the route gains a center left-turn lane and continues past business, intersecting MD 291.

Past this intersection, MD 213 continues through residential and commercial areas before it narrows back to a two-lane road. The road leaves Chestertown and becomes A

Uvavnuk

Uvavnuk was an Inuk woman born in the 19th century, now considered an oral poet. The story of how she became an angakkuq, the song that came to her, were collected by European explorers of Arctic Canada in the early 1920s, her shamanistic poem-song, best known as "Earth and the Great Weather". has been anthologised many times. Uvavnuk's story was written down by the explorer Knud Rasmussen, who grew up speaking Greenlandic, related to Inuktitut, her story was told by Aua, a cousin of her son Niviatsian, both of whom were spiritual healers. Aua acted as an informant for Rasmussen, collecting cultural material such as folktales and songs; the two men met in the vicinity of Lyon Inlet, north of Hudson Bay. Given this location, Uvavnuk has been considered a person from Iglulik. Aua was living in a settlement of 16 people, all related to him and thus to Uvavnuk. Rasmussen's version of her story appears in The Intellectual Culture of the Copper Eskimos translated from the Danish as The Intellectual Culture of the Iglulik Eskimos.

This is the ninth in his ten-volume The Fifth Thule Expedition 1921-1924. So the story was spoken in Inuktitut, written down and published in Danish, translated into English for the publication of the international edition of his magnum opus. Another version of Uvavnuk's story was written by one of Rasmussen's companions on the Fifth Thule Expedition, Peter Freuchen. In his 1961 Book of Eskimos, after half a century living in the Arctic, Freuchen tells the meteor story differently, calling it "grotesque in its mysticism". Rasmussen entitled this story "Uvavnuk is struck by a ball of fire", which he thinks is a meteor; this is the only story about her in that volume of the Thule Report. Uvavnuk had gone outside the hut one winter evening to make water, it was dark that evening, as the moon was not visible. There appeared a glowing ball of fire in the sky, it came rushing down to earth straight towards her, she would have got up and fled, but before she could pull up her breeches, the ball of fire struck her and entered into her.

At the same moment she perceived that all within her grew light, she lost consciousness. But from that moment she became a great shaman, she had never before concerned herself with the invocation of spirits, but now imiEru'jap inua, the spirit of the meteor, had entered into her and made her a shaman. She saw the spirit, it had two kinds of bodies. Uvavnuk had fallen down and lost consciousness, but she got up again, without knowing what she was doing, came running into the house. There was nothing, hidden from her now, she began to reveal all the offences, committed by those in the house, thus she purified them all.... But there was this remarkable thing about Uvavnuk, that as soon as she came out of her trance, she no longer felt like a shaman. Only when the spirit of the meteor lit up the spirit light within her could she see and hear and know everything, became at once a mighty magician. Shortly before her death she held a grand seance, declared it was her wish that mankind should not suffer want, she "manivai", i. e. brought forth from the interior of the earth all manner of game which she had obtained from Takånakapsåluk.

This she declared, after her death, the people of her village had a year of greater abundance in whale, walrus and caribou than any had experienced before. Uvavnuk's story has been interpreted in detail from several angles. In a 1989 essay, Rudy Wiebe uses the story as "a possible way to understanding, to developing an appreciation of Canada's Arctic.". Novelist and critic Robert Kroetsch builds off this in "An Arkeology of Canadian Post-modern", using it to justify sweeping statements such as "The Arctic for Wiebe announces marginality on a grand scale, marginality is the stuff of the Canadian experience." Kroetsch claims that Wiebe sees Uvavnuk "not as an agent of transcendence or control but rather as a presence in the world". Bernard Saladin D'Anglure, a Canadian anthropologist and ethnographer who speaks Inuktitut, used Uvavnuk's story in 1994 as an example of "a relationship between shamanism and the'third gender' among the Inuit". Canadian cultural anthropologist Barbara Tedlock links Uvavnuk's bodily possession with the resulting shamanic knowledge.

Mysticism: Experience and Empowerment describes Uvavnuk's experience in terms of "telepathic sensitivity" helping her know the "thoughts and hidden actions of others". The words that Uvavnuk sang are known by several names: "The Great Sea", "The Song of Uvavnuk", "Earth and the Great Weather". There are an unknown number of versions in English, some via the Danish intermediary and some direct from Inuktitut, but poet John Robert Colombo says "The song's power is such that its spirit vaults the hurdles of translation with ease."Rasmussen's companion Freuchen, mentioned above, translates "the longest and most moving" version of the song, according to Colombo. In part: A translation by Tegoodlejak appears in Canadian Eskimo Art by James Houston. Tom Lowenstein, a British poet who for many years lived in the village of Point Hope, Alaska and reprinted Uvavnuk's song in 1973. Uvavnuk's poem has appeared in collections such as Northern Voices: Inuit Writing in English, Wo

Warner Chappell Music

Warner Chappell Music, Inc. is an American music publishing company and a division of the Warner Music Group. Warner Chappell Music's catalogue consists of over one million compositions and 65,000 composers, with offices in over 40 countries; the company traces its origins back to 1811 and the founding of Chappell & Company, a British music publishing company and instrument shop that specialized in piano manufacturing on London’s Bond Street. In 1929, Warner Bros. acquired Remick Music Corporation and Harms, Inc.. Tamerlane Music was acquired in 1969. Warner Chappell Music was formed in 1987 in San Antonio, when Warner Bros. Music Chairman Chuck Kaye led the company to purchase Co. from PolyGram. In 1988, Warner-Chappell acquired Birch Tree Group, publisher of Happy Birthday to You and the Frances Clark piano method books. In 1994, Warner Bros. Publications expanded its print music operations by acquiring CPP/Belwin. CPP/Belwin had been the former print music arm of Columbia Pictures. In 2005, Warner Chappell Music sold most of Warner Bros..

Publications, to Alfred Publishing, in 2006 launched the Pan European Digital Licensing initiative. In 2007, when Radiohead released In Rainbows through its website on a pay-what-you-wish model, Warner Chappell Music created a streamlined, one-of-a-kind licensing process for the songs on the album that allowed rights users around the world to secure use of the music from a single location. In 2007, the company acquired Non-Stop Music. Additionally, in 2010 it acquired 615 Music, a Nashville-based production music company, subsequently united all the production music companies under the name Warner Chappell Production Music in 2012. In 2011, it acquired Southside Independent Music Publishing, whose songwriters included Bruno Mars, Brody Brown, J. R. Rotem, it was ranked in 2010 by Copyright as the world's third-largest music publisher. Among the songs in the company's library are "Winter Wonderland" and "Happy Birthday to You" until the copyright of the song was invalidated in 2015 and put in the public domain the next year.

On June 30, 2017, Warner Chappell Music filed a lawsuit against EMI Music Publishing, accusing the latter company of underpaying Warner Music for the royalties of the 20th Century Fox catalogue, which Warner acquired in 1982, as well as the rights to Curtis Mayfield and Kool and the Gang. This controversy arises from EMI's acquisition of Feist in the early 1990s. On January 15, 2019, Warner Chappell Music filed a monetization claim against a fanfilm created by Star Wars YouTube channel Star Wars Theory, but rescinded the claim two days after intervention by Lucasfilm Ltd. on behalf of outraged fans. In May 2019, Warner Chappell Music was again criticized for filing overly broad copyright claims, concerning a large number of YouTube videos by Minecraft Youtuber Mumbo Jumbo, who has 5 million subscribers, for the sole reason that the intro song on all of them contained samples of a song, copyrighted by Warner Chappell Music; the Youtuber had paid for a license to use the song, but it turned out that the samples had not been cleared.

He stated that he intended to dispute Warner Chappell Music's claims, but that their large number would make this burdensome. In May 2019, Warner Chappell acquired the Gene Autry Music Group, comprising four music publishers, 1,500 compositions, several of Autry's master recordings. Warner/Chappell Music Inc. v. Fullscreen Inc. Official website