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Allis-Chalmers 190XT

The Allis-Chalmers 190XT known as the One-Ninety XT, is a row crop tractor produced by Allis Chalmers from 1964 to 1971. The tractors are powered by diesel gasoline, or LP gas; as its model number implies, it was based on the Allis-Chalmers D19, though it featured many alterations and improvements over the D19. The only difference between the 190 and the 190XT is the addition of a turbocharger on the 190XT diesels. Gasoline-run 190XT's have a G2800 engine as opposed to the 190's G2500 engine; the stock 190XT is rated at about 93 drawbar horsepower. The original price of the tractor was US$8,672; the 190XT was notable for being able to outperform the 103 horsepower Allis-Chalmers D21, until the D21 was turbocharged in 1965. In 1965, cabs were introduced to the 190XT's; the 190XT had a 3.875 by 4.25 inch bore/stroke. Its displacement was 301 cubic inches and its rated RPMs was 2200, it was tested at 79 drawbar horsepower. The tractor's engine was a new design and, for the time, offered excellent performance for its displacement.

Its main transmission a carryover from the D19, had 4 forward and 1 reverse gear and was not synchronized. The 190XT had a power director like the D Series, but it could smoothly shift on the go just like the D series; the main transmission could not be shifted while the PTO was engaged and turning, as such, the 190 did not offer true live PTO. The tractor could be started and stopped using the power director, but the tractor could not, for example, shuttle from forward to reverse without first stopping the PTO; the power director did split each gear allowing for a total of 8 forward speeds and 2 reverse speeds. Because it used many D19-size components in its powertrain, it was intended to be at-most a 100-horsepower tractor. However, many of them had their injection pump turned up; this led to various powertrain failures in earlier models due to a light rear end design. An improved design was introduced and many tractors were updated with the heavier duty rear end; the 190's transmission did not tolerate grinding during gear shifting well, as a result this led to many tractors with transmissions that would not stay in certain gears.

The 190XT was improved and made more powerful, becoming the 190XT Series III and the Model 200. When operated as intended by the manufacturer, the 190 XTwas a reliable tractor. However, this meant accepting its limitations. Despite stiff market competition from the John Deere 4020 and others, Allis did sell many 190XT tractors and there are many still working today. List of Allis-Chalmers tractors List of Allis-Chalmers engines "Heritage Iron #17 - September 2011". Heritageiron.com. Archived from the original on 2014-04-07. Retrieved 2014-04-01. Http://www.tractordata.com/farm-tractors/000/1/8/184-allis-chalmers-190xt.html

La La Peace Song

"La La Peace Song" is a song written by Johnny Bristol and Elizabeth Martin, a hit for both Al Wilson and O. C. Smith in 1974. Both singers released albums with that name in 1974; the song is an anti-war and peace song. The lyrics speak of a profound sound that passes over the heads of children, sounds of thunder but no rain and the kind of thunder that blows down doors and things; the song tells of steel birds falling to the ground. It mentions injustice, racial injustice dividing men and allowing their hate to grow, it came out at a period of time when the pop charts saw a decrease in the display of anti-war feeling. The R&B charts were a bit different and there was still the indication of anti-war feeling in the songs. "There Will Never Be Any Peace Until God Is Seated At The Conference Table" by The Chi-Lites and "La La Peace Song" showed the strong vocal feeling". The song was written by Elizabeth Martin. O. C. Smith’s version was released on Columbia 4-45863 in 1973 and later on Columbia 3-10031 in 1974.

Wilson’s version was released on Rocky Road 30,200 in 1974. Bristol produced both versions. According to Steve Popovich of Columbia Records, Columbia re-released O. C. Smith's version a month before the Bell version by Al Wilson. However, the spokesman for Bell Records said that they thought Columbia were not pushing the song anymore, so thinking Wilson could have a hit with it, they had him cut the song, it wasn't until they were re-mixing the song that they learnt Columbia had re-released the original O. C. Smith version. By September 28, 1974, both Wilson's and Smith's singles had each spent a week in the Soul Singles chart. Smith's single peaked at #90 while Wilson's was at #96. In the DUPLICATE RECORDS: PROBLEM article that appeared in the October 12, 1974 issue of Billboard, Eliot Tiegel remarked that it was fascinating to see two versions of "La La Peace Song" and some others at the time in the current market with "La La Peace Song" pitting Al Wilson on Bell against O. C. Smith on Columbia.

The Wilson version at that time was at 82 and Smith was at 71. Because both Al Wilson and O. C. Smith recorded the song and released it at a similar time, sales suffered, it was announced in 2015 that the song was to be used in The Peace Project, produced by Rick Gianatos. The song was to be recorded with lead vocals by Jim Gilstrap; the song was to be used to address the problem violence in the world. Wilson's version of "La La Peace Song" was cut around June or July 1974. At the same session, Al Wilson cut the Hall & Oates song, "She's Gone", intended to be the single released from those sessions. Things didn't go according to plan so the song was given to Lou Rawls and the next single that Wilson released was "La La Peace Song". According to the spokesman for Bell Records, they thought that Wilson could have a hit with "La La Peace Song" so that's why it was cut. By September 14, 1974, on the Billboards's Top Single Picks page, Wilson's version was in the recommended category of the soul section.

By October 5, 1974, Al Wilson's version had entered the Billboard HOT 100 chart at 94. By November 9, 1974, Al Wilson's album of the same name had gone from 183 to 178 and was at its 4th week in the Billboard LP Chart. By November 16, it was at its seventh week in the chart and had climbed from no 38 to no 30. Smith's version was first released on Columbia 45863 in the summer of 1973 and it was not pushed by Columbia, it took the release of Al Wilson's version to get Columbia to re-release it on Columbia 10031. By September 28, on page 76, it showed Smith's version had entered the Billboard HOT 100 chart at 91. Instead of the song being written in as "La La Peace Song, Billboard had written the song as "La La Song". On the previous page no 75, there was a full-page ad for Al Wilson announcing that he had a smash hit with a song, so right for the world and that it was produced by Johnny Bristol, and a small section for the ad showed his album of the same name. By November 9, 1974, at its seventh week, Smith's version of the song had gone from 62 to 100.

In January 1975, Billboard listed Smith's version as one of the "Top 50 Disco Hits Of ’74". Smith re-recorded the song and it appeared on his 1986 album "What'cha Gonna Do as "La La Peace Song". Randolph Rose recorded a German version of the song, titled "La La Love Song", released in Germany on single in 1975. Cover Boys did a version of the song along with another Johnny Bristol composition, "Hang On In There Baby", released on Sizzle Records, Unidisc in 1987. A version by Donato was released on the Miami based Vision record label. Mari Wilson recorded a version. "La La Peace Song" by O. C. Smith - Original version "La La Peace Song" by O. C. Smith - "La La Peace Song" by Al Wilson - Original version "La La Peace Song" by Al Wilson - Live version etc

Henri Dobler

Henri Dobler was a Swiss art collector, painter and art critic. He is best known for refurbishing the Pavillon Vendôme in Aix-en-Provence, from 1906 to 1914. Henri Dobler was born in 1863 in Switzerland, his parents sold silk and textiles in Marseille. He started his career in the French Army. In 1895, he focused on art, he started collecting art, wrote a poetry book, started painting. His paintings dealt with romanticism. However, it is thought that his paintings were not successful because of a personal and vocal rift he had with Paul Cézanne, whose work he called "dirty paintings" and "the biggest scam of the century". In 1906, he purchased the Pavillon Vendôme in Aix-en-Provence and refurbished it until 1914, he took pains to add furniture from Provence to the house. Meanwhile, he wrote books about the history of architecture in Aix-en-Provence and Marseille. Hubert de Courcy painted his portrait, he died in 1941. La Petite Sirène La maison de rêve Les Vestiges des architectures et des arts décoratifs provençaux aux XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles à Aix-en-Provence Les Vestiges des architectures et des arts décoratifs provençaux aux XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles à Marseille Six mois de journalisme indépendant en province Le cadre de la vie mondaine à Aix-en-Provence aux XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles: Boudoirs et jardins

Zafar Khan (Indian general)

Hizabruddin, better known by his title Zafar Khan, was a general of the Delhi Sultanate ruler Alauddin Khalji. He held charge of Multan and Sivistan at various times during Alauddin's reign. Associated with Alauddin since the latter's days as a governor of Kara, Zafar Khan led a major division of Alauddin's army from Kara to Delhi after Alauddin assassinated his predecessor Jalaluddin in 1296. Along with Alauddin's brother Ulugh Khan, he led the army that invaded Multan to eliminate the surviving members of Jalaluddin's family. Zafar Khan, along with Ulugh Khan led the Delhi army that inflicted a crushing defeat on the Chagatai Mongol invaders at Jaran Manjur in 1298; that year, Alauddin dispatched Zafar Khan to recapture Sivistan, occupied by Mongol invaders. Zafar Khan decisively defeated the invaders, took their leader to Delhi as a prisoner. In 1299, he was killed in the Battle of Kili against the Mongol invaders led by Qutlugh Khwaja. Before being killed in action, he inflicted heavy casualties on the Mongols, an important factor in the subsequent Mongol retreat.

However, his legacy was not recognized in the Sultanate's chronicles, as he had disobeyed Alauddin's orders in recklessly attacking the Mongols during the battle. Little is known about the early life of Hizabruddin Zafar Khan. According to the 15th century chronicler Yahya, his original name was Yusuf, he was a son of a sister of Alauddin; the 16th century chronicler `Abd al-Qadir Bada'uni) calls him Badruddin instead of Hizabruddin. Zafar Khan led Alauddin's forces before Alauddin became the Sultan of Delhi. After Alauddin assassinated his predecessor Jalaluddin at Kara, Zafar Khan led one of Alauddin's two contingents that marched to Delhi; the first contingent was headed by Nusrat Khan. After taking control of the throne in Delhi, Alaudidn appointed Zafar Khan as Ariz-i-Mumalik. After establishing his power in Delhi, Alauddin decided to eliminate Jalaluddin's surviving family members, who were in Multan. In November 1296, he sent a 30,000-40,000-strong army led by his brother Ulugh Khan and Zafar Khan to conquer Multan.

The defending forces, facing a certain defeat, surrendered after a short siege. Zafar Khan was given charge of Multan. In the winter of 1297-98, the ruler of the Mongol Chagatai Khanate, sent an expedition to the Delhi Sultanate; the army, led by his noyan Kadar, ransacked the Punjab region. According to Ziauddin Barani, Alauddin dispatched Ulugh Khan and Zafar Khan to check the Mongol invasion. Alauddin's courtier Amir Khusrau omits Zafar Khan's name, but Barani is correct.. The Delhi army decisively defeated Mongols with on 6 February 1298 at Jaran-Manjur, a place located on the banks of the Sutlej River. According to Khusrau, 20,000 Mongols were killed in the battle. Zafar Khan subsequently served as Alauddin's governor of Samana in the Punjab region. In 1298-99, a Mongol army led by Saldi invaded the Sindh region, occupied the fort of Sivistan. At this time, a large part of Alauddin's army had marched to Gujarat under Ulugh Khan and Nusrat Khan. In their absence, Alauddin dispatched Zafar Khan to recapture Sivistan.

Despite a barrage of arrows from the Mongols and despite not making use of any siege engines, Zafar Khan's army captured the fort using short ranged weapons like axes, swords and spears. Zafar Khan took other Mongols to Delhi as prisoners, he was given charge of Sivistan. The victory established Zafar Khan's reputation as a brilliant general. According to the chronicler Ziauddin Barani, Alauddin once thought of establishing a new religion just like Muhammad had established Islam, he compared his four brave and loyal generals to Muhammad's Rashidun companions Abu Bakr, Umar and Ali. Barani states that Zafar Khan's success at Sivistan made both Alauddin and his brother Ulugh Khan jealous. According to Barani, Alauddin thought of sending Zafar Khan away from Delhi, by ordering him to conquer and govern Bengal. Barani claims that Alauddin and Ulugh Khan made plans to blind or poison Zafar Khan. Historian Banarsi Prasad Saksena doubts the truthfulness of Barani's allegations. In 1299, a Mongol army from Chagatai Khanate, led by prince Qutlugh Khwaja, invaded India.

As the governor of Samana, Zafar Khan challenged them to a battle as they passed through Punjab, but Qutlugh Khwaja refused the offer, declaring that "kings only fight kings". He asked Zafar to fight under the banner of his master Alauddin at Delhi; the Mongols encamped at Kili near Delhi, Alauddin led a force against the invaders. Zafar Khan was given charge of the Delhi army's right wing, supported by Hindu warriors, he was one of the five lead commanders of the Delhi army. Alauddin's strategy was to delay the battle, as he was expecting reinforcements to arrive from his provincial armies, hoped that scarcity of provisions would force the Mongols to retreat, he asked his generals not to make a move without his orders, but Zafar Khan disregarded these instructions, attacked one of the Mongol contingents. The Mongols feigned retreat, tricking Zafar Khan and his cavalry into following them to an isolated location. After covering 55 kilometers, Zafar Khan realized that his infantry had been left behind, he had only 1,000 horsemen left with him.

Another Mongol contingent blocked his return to the Delhi camp. Findin

2013 Angeles local elections

Local elections were held in the city of Angeles in Pampanga on May 13, 2013, in conjunction with the 2013 Philippine midterm elections. Registered voters of the city will be electing candidates for the following elective local posts: city mayor, city vice mayor, ten councilors; as Angeles City is a urbanized city, its voters do note vote for Pampanga elective officials. That district includes the city of Mabalacat and the municipality of Magalang, all component local government units of the province; the candidates for mayor and vice mayor with the highest number of votes win their respective seats. They are elected separately. Edgardo Pamintuan Sr. is the incumbent. He is challenge by 1st District Congressman Carmelo Lazatin. Maria Vicente Vega-Cabigting is the incumbent, her opponents is 2 councilors Joseph Alfie Bonifacio and Jesus Sangil, Barangay Balibago Chairman Rodelio Mamac, Sr. and Mark Allen Sison. Voting is via plurality-at-large voting: Voters will vote for ten candidates and the ten candidates with the highest number of votes are elected.

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