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Howard County, Arkansas

Howard County is a county located in the U. S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 13,789; the county seat is Nashville. Howard County is Arkansas's 74th county, formed on April 17, 1873, named for James Howard, a state senator, it is a dry county. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 595 square miles, of which 589 square miles is land and 6.8 square miles is water. U. S. Highway 70 U. S. Highway 278 U. S. Highway 371 Highway 26 Highway 27 Highway 84 Polk County Pike County Hempstead County Little River County Sevier County Ouachita National Forest As of the 2000 census, there were 14,300 people, 5,471 households, 3,922 families residing in the county; the population density was 24 people per square mile. There were 6,297 housing units at an average density of 11 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 73.60% White, 21.86% Black or African American, 0.41% Native American, 0.50% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 2.76% from other races, 0.86% from two or more races.

5.08 % of the population were Latino of any race. 4.75 % reported speaking Spanish at home. There were 5,471 households out of which 34.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.20% were married couples living together, 12.70% had a female householder with no husband present, 28.30% were non-families. 25.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.60% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.04. In the county, the population was spread out with 26.90% under the age of 18, 8.60% from 18 to 24, 27.80% from 25 to 44, 21.60% from 45 to 64, 15.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 95.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.20 males. The median income for a household in the county was $28,699, the median income for a family was $34,510. Males had a median income of $28,086 versus $17,266 for females; the per capita income for the county was $15,586.

About 11.90% of families and 15.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.10% of those under age 18 and 17.00% of those age 65 or over. Over the past few election cycles, Howard County has trended towards the GOP; the last Democratic presidential candidate to carry this county was Bill Clinton in 1996. Dierks Mineral Springs Nashville Tollette Allbrook Antimony Baker Springs Carl Corinth Cowling Dial Eldridge Euclid Galena Henry Howe Markham Martha Mineola Minnie New Moon Pates Picayune Rosadale Schaal Townships in Arkansas are the divisions of a county; each township includes unincorporated areas. Arkansas townships have limited purposes in modern times. However, the United States Census does list Arkansas population based on townships. Townships are of value for historical purposes in terms of genealogical research; each town or city is within one or more townships in an Arkansas county based on census maps and publications. The townships of Howard County are listed below.

List of lakes in Howard County, Arkansas National Register of Historic Places listings in Howard County, Arkansas

Orchidée

Orchidée is software developed by IRCAM as a computer-aided orchestration tool. It is a MATLAB-based application that communicates with traditional computer-aided composition environments through Open Sound Control messages; this means that it can be controlled from programs like Max/MSP or OpenMusic. It was developed by Grégoire Carpentier and Damien Tardieu during their PhDs at IRCAM, with the help and supervision of composer Yan Maresz. A recent example of its use for orchestral composition were in Jonathan Harvey's Speakings, premiered in 2008, in which speech was analyzed and computed to provide orchestral combinations for the composer. Given an input target sound, Orchidée creates a musical score which imitates the sound using a mixture of traditional instruments, it searches within a large instrument sample database to combinations of sounds that perceptually match the target. The application takes into account complex combinatorial possibilities, considering infinite sets of different sounds created by the orchestra.

It considers musical attributes such as instruments and dynamics, perceptual attributes as brightness and roughness. For example, in Speakings, a mantra was analyzed and imputed into Orchidée, which in turn generated different possibilities for orchestration; this mantra was developed throughout the piece using such possibilities. Other musical works using Orchidée: Daniel Fígols Cuevas, Kaala, 2012, CNSMDP, Paris. Marc Garcia Vitoria, Mimesis, 2011, Paris. Alec Hall, Striped Noise, New York, 2011. Javier Torres Maldonado, Un posible dia, Paris, 2011. Marc Garcia Vitoria, The P Extensions, 2010, Geneva. Christopher Trapani, Cognitive Consonance, Le 104, 2010, Paris. Christopher Trapani, Carneghie Hall, New York, 2010. Marco Suarez Cifuentes, Poetry for //dark-/ dolls, 2009, IRCAM, Paris. Fernando Villanueva Carretero, Bukowski Madrigals, 2009, IRCAM, Paris. Kenji Sakai, Astral/Chromoprojection, 2009, IRCAM, Paris. Gérard Buquet, L'Astre Echevelée, 2009, IRCAM, Paris. Miguel Farías, Mambo Lines, 2011, Geneva.

List of music software Orchidée homepage. "Chance Music with Jonathan Harvey". Interview by Bob Shingleton. Future Radio. Future Radio, 5 Sept. 2010. Web. 27 Nov. 2010

John R. Stilgoe

John Robert Stilgoe is a historian and photographer, the Robert and Lois Orchard Professor in the History of Landscape at the Visual and Environmental Studies Department of Harvard University, where he has been teaching since 1977. He is a fellow of the Society of American Historians, he was featured on a 60 Minutes episode in 2004 entitled "The Eyes Have It". Stilgoe was born in Norwell, Massachusetts in 1949, his father was a boatbuilder. He graduated from Boston University with a B. A. in 1971, from Purdue University with an M. A. in 1973. He entered Harvard's Ph. D. program in American Civilizations in 1973, where he studied under J. B. Jackson, a landscape architect known for his studies of vernacular American landscapes. On his Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences website, Stilgoe comments, Education ought to work outdoors, in the rain and the sleet, in the knife-like heat of a summertime Nebraska wheat field, along a half-abandoned railroad track on a dark autumn afternoon, on the North Atlantic in winter.

All that I do is urge my students and my readers to look around, to realize how wonderfully rich is the built environment if the environment is only a lifeboat close-hauled in a chiaroscuro sea. Francis Parkman Award George Hilton Medal Bradford Williams Medal American Institute of Architects award for collaborative research Charles C. Eldredge prize for art-history research What is Landscape? Old Fields: Photography and Fantasy Landscape Train Time: Railroads and Imminent Landscape Change Landscape and Images Lifeboat: A History of Courage and Survival at Sea Outside Lies Magic Alongshore Shallow-Water Dictionary: A Grounding in Estuary English Borderland: Origins of the American Suburb, 1820-1939 Metropolitan Corridor: Railroads and the American Scene Common Landscape of America, 1580 to 1845 "John Stilgoe's Secret History", The Harvard Crimson, 2 April 2015

Szymon Winawer

Szymon Abramowicz Winawer was a leading Polish chess player who won the German Chess Championship in 1883. At the Paris 1867 tournament held at the Café de la Régence, his first international tournament, Winawer finished in second place, tied with Wilhelm Steinitz behind Ignatz Von Kolisch, he remained one of the world's best players for the next 15 years. At Warsaw 1868 Winawer won the first chess tournament conducted in Poland, he won an 1875 match in Saint Petersburg against Russian master Ilya Shumov, 5–2. At Paris 1878 Winawer tied for first place with Johannes Zukertort, ahead of Joseph Henry Blackburne and George Henry Mackenzie, but took second prize after the play-off. At Berlin 1881 he finished =3rd with Mikhail Chigorin. Winawer's best result was a first place tie with Steinitz at Vienna 1882, in what was the strongest chess tournament in history up to that time. At London 1883 he failed to place for the first time, but that year at Nuremberg he finished first, defeating Blackburne who took second place.

After a long absence Winawer returned to chess in the 1890s, but by he had been surpassed by younger players including Siegbert Tarrasch and Emanuel Lasker. At Dresden 1892 and Budapest 1896 he placed sixth, he lost an 1896 match to Dawid Janowski 2–5. He turned 63 during his final international tournament, Monte Carlo 1901, did not place among the prizewinners. Winawer continued to play competitive chess into his 60s, in his career he faced all of the top players from the last third of the 19th century, from Adolf Anderssen to Lasker, his rivalry with Blackburne stretched from 1870 to 1901, they met in competitive games in five consecutive decades. Winawer died in Warsaw on November 29, 1919. Winawer has several opening variations named for him; the most popular is the Winawer Variation of the French Defence. His name is associated with the Winawer Attack in the Ruy Lopez. At Monte Carlo 1901, Winawer's last international tournament, he introduced the Winawer Countergambit in the Slav Defense in a game against Frank Marshall.

In one of his best known games, he beat Steinitz in Nuremberg in 1896: 1.e4 e5 2.d4 exd4 3. Qxd4 Nc6 4. Qe3 Nf6 5. Nc3 Bb4 6. Bd2 O-O 7. O-O-O Re8 8. Bc4 Bxc3 9. Bxc3 Nxe4 10. Qf4 Nf6 11. Nf3 d6 12. Ng5 Be6 13. Bd3 h6 14.h4 Nd5 15. Bh7+ Kh8 16. Rxd5 Bxd5 17. Be4 f6 18. Bxd5 fxg5 19.hxg5 Ne5 20.g6 1–0 Harding, Tim. "The Kibitzer: Who Was Winawer?". ChessCafe.com. Singer, Isidore. "Winawer, Simon". Jewish Encyclopedia. 12. P. 531. Szymon Winawer player profile and games at Chessgames.com

Spanish Creek (Plumas County, California)

Spanish Creek is a stream in the Sierra Nevada of Plumas County, California and is a tributary of the Feather River system. It flows east from headwaters in the Plumas National Forest, through Meadow Valley to Quincy where it traverses the American Valley. At the east end of the valley it turns north, flowing through a canyon towards Paxton where it joins with Indian Creek to form the East Branch North Fork Feather River; the Keddie Wye, a rail junction on the Union Pacific Railroad and popular trainspotting site is located near Keddie and consists of twin bridges across Spanish Creek. It was built in 1909 as part of the Feather River Route. List of rivers of California

Sheehy

Sheehy is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: Maurie Sheehy, Australian politician Rick Sheehy, disgraced Nebraskan politician David Sheehy, 19th-century Irish nationalist politician Paul J. Sheehy, American politician Timothy Sheehy, Irish politician Timothy Sheehy, Irish politician Mary Sheehy Moe, Democratic member of the Montana Legislature Michael Sheehy is a Democratic member of the Ohio House of Representatives Thomas Sheehy was a Labor member of the Australian House of Representatives Gerry Sheehy was a Canadian politician Mikey Sheehy, Gaelic footballer Noel Sheehy, Irish hurling Paudie Sheehy, Gaelic footballer Neil Sheehy, retired American ice hockey player Timothy Sheehy, retired ice hockey player Paul Sheehy, American rugby player John Joe Sheehy, Irish political/military activist and sportsperson Seán Óg Sheehy is an Irish former Gaelic footballer Niall Sheehy was an Irish Gaelic footballer Kathy Sheehy is an American water polo player Ciara Sheehy is a retired Irish 200m sprinter Sean Sheehy was an Irish soccer player during the 1970s Joan McSheehy, was an American swimmer Thomas Sheehy is a Software Developer and F1 Esport professional driver Nicholas Sheehy, 18th-century Irish Catholic priest and opponent of the Penal Laws Eugene Sheehy, 19th-century Irish nationalist priest Francis Sheehy-Skeffington, born Francis Skeffington, Irish writer and political activist, husband of Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington, born Hanna Sheehy, Irish nationalist and women's activist, wife of Francis Sheehy-Skeffington Owen Sheehy-Skeffington, Irish university lecturer and Senator, son of Francis and Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington Eugene Sheehy, Group Chief Executive of Allied Irish Banks Plc Sir Christopher Sheehy OBE, Australian dairy industry administrator Sir Patrick Sheehy, British businessman Gail Sheehy, American author Eugene P. Sheehy, retired academic librarian, professional researcher and editor The Honourable Sir Joseph Sheehy KBE, Australian jurist and Supreme Court Justice Joseph Warren Sheehy, United States federal judge Brett Sheehy AO, Australian artistic director and curator Lieutenant General Sir Henry Sheehy Keating KCB, officer of the British Army during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars Jeremy Sheehy, British Anglican priest and academic John Sheehy was a British colonial official.

John Sheehy is an internationally known American architect. Father Sheehy, the liberal catholic priest, played by Tony Doyle, in the Irish TV drama The Riordans Francis Sheehy-Skeffington, an Irish drug trafficker played by Liam Cunningham in the 2011 film The Guard