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Joanot Martorell

Joanot Martorell was a Valencian knight and the author of the novel Tirant lo Blanch, written in the Valencian language and published at Valencia in 1490. It deals with the adventures of a knight in the Byzantine Empire. Miguel de Cervantes, in the book burning scene of Don Quixote, says "I swear to you, my friend, it's the best book of its kind in the world". Martorell was a chivalrous man and suffered an early death due to court intrigue, leaving the novel unfinished, it was prepared for publication by Martí Joan de Galba. It is considered to be one of the first works of alternative history. Entry from Cambridge Encyclopedia @ the Wayback Machine Works by Joanot Martorell at Project Gutenberg Works by or about Joanot Martorell at Internet Archive

List of detention sites in the United States

This is a list of detention facilities holding undocumented immigrants in the United States. The United States maintains the largest undocumented immigration detention camp infrastructure in the world, which by the end of fiscal year 2007 included 961 sites either directly owned by or under contract with the federal government, according to the Freedom of Information Act Office of the U. S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. During the period 2007-2009, no fewer than 363 detention camps were used. American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts. 2008. Detention and Deportation in the Age of Ice: Immigrants and Human Rights in Massachusetts. December 2008. Corrections Corporation of America. Website. Http://www.correctionscorp.com/. Fleming and Fritz Scheuren. Study on the Asylum Seekers in Expedited Removal: Statistical Report on Detention - FY 2000 – 2003. U. S Department of Homeland Security, February 2005. GEO Group, Inc. Website. Http://www.thegeogroupinc.com/. Pavlik-Kenan, Catrina M.. 2007. Letter to Michael Flynn.

7 November 2007. Geneva, Switzerland. Pioneer Human Services. Website. "Juvenile Programs, Pioneer Human Services." Http://www.pioneerhumanserv.com/community_links/juvenile.html. Southwest Key. Website. "Unaccompanied Minors Program." Http://www.swkey.org/Unaccompanied_Minors.html. U. S. Department of Health and Human Services. Website. "Office of Refugee Resettlement." Http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/orr/. U. S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Website. "Detention & Removal: Immigration Detention Facilities." Http://www.ice.gov/pi/dro/facilities.htm. Women's Refugee Commission. 2009. Halfway Home: Unaccompanied Children in Immigration Detention. February 2009

Lavar McMillan

Lavar Cook "Mac" McMillan was mayor of Murray, Utah from 1986 to 1990. During his administration, Murray saw the development of several notable business complexes namely the “Sports Mall.” He made national headlines when he was quoted by a reporter, that in the National Basketball Association, “it's getting so the white players don't have a chance…I believe we have to do something.” He was subsequently defeated in his re-election bid by his assistant Lynn Pett. Born September 11, 1921, in Murray and graduated from Murray High School, he was drafted into the United States Army during World War II and participated in the D-Day invasion of Normandy on Utah Beach and the liberation of the Dachau concentration camp. He graduated from Utah State University with bachelor's degrees in Dairy Manufacturing and Microbiology. Mac became a partner in Ekins Dairy in Marriott-Slaterville and rose to the position of Plant Manager for Hi-Land Dairy. Mac worked in the dairy industry for more than 40 years. Lavar was an active member of the Murray Rotary Club, received the Outstanding Alumnus Award for Murray High School.

He died on 28 February 1997, after a 15-year battle with cancer

Joseph Wagner (Wisconsin politician)

Joseph Wagner was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly and the Wisconsin State Senate. Wagner was born on October 1809 in Meckenbeuren, Germany, he began teaching in Troy, New York. He moved to Mount Calvary, Wisconsin in Marshfield, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin. Following his defeat by a Whig candidate in 1851, Wagner was a member of the Assembly four times. First, in 1856, second, in 1858, from 1866 to 1868 and fourth, in 1871, he represented the 20th District in the Senate during the 1872, 1873, 1874 and 1875 sessions. Additionally, Wagner was Superintendent of Schools of Marshfield, a member of the Marshfield Town Board of Supervisors and of the Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin Board of Supervisors between 1848 and 1873, he was a Democrat. Joseph Wagner at Find a Grave

Dick Bentley Productions Ltd v Harold Smith (Motors) Ltd

Dick Bentley Productions Ltd v Harold Smith Ltd EWCA Civ 2 is an English contract law case, concerning the difference between a representation and a contract term. Dick Bentley Productions Ltd wanted a ‘well vetted’ Bentley. Harold Smith Ltd, car dealers, found one which they said had done only 20,000 miles since a replacement engine, it emerged that the Bentley had done 100,000 since the engine and gear box had been replaced. Dick Bentley sued Harold Smith for breach of warranty, was successful before the trial judge; the Court of Appeal held that the statement of how many miles were done was a term of the contract, because the Harold Smith Ltd were car dealers and in a better position to know than the claimant about the truth of the statement. This affects the parties' intention to incorporate a term into a contract. Lord Denning MR said the following. Salmon LJ and Danckwerts LJ agreed. English contract law

Sharptown, Maryland

Sharptown is a town in Wicomico County, United States. The population was 651 at the 2010 census, it is included in Maryland-Delaware Metropolitan Statistical Area. San Domingo School was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2007. Sharptown is located at 38°32′26″N 75°43′8″W. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.46 square miles, of which 0.41 square miles is land and 0.05 square miles is water. As of the census of 2010, there were 651 people, 251 households, 176 families living in the town; the population density was 1,587.8 inhabitants per square mile. There were 290 housing units at an average density of 707.3 per square mile. The racial makeup of the town was 92.6% White, 5.1% African American, 0.5% Asian, 1.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.2% of the population. There were 251 households of which 35.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.2% were married couples living together, 11.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.4% had a male householder with no wife present, 29.9% were non-families.

23.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.6% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.06. The median age in the town was 39.2 years. 26.1% of residents were under the age of 18. The gender makeup of the town was 53.6 % female. As of the census of 2000, there were 649 people, 258 households, 180 families living in the town; the population density was 1,581.2 people per square mile. There were 283 housing units at an average density of 689.5 per square mile. The racial makeup of the town was 94.92% White, 3.70% African American, 0.15% Asian, 1.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.31% of the population. There were 258 households out of which 32.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.7% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 30.2% were non-families. 26.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.0% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older.

The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.00. In the town, the population was spread out with 25.3% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 31.1% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, 16.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 88.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.2 males. The median income for a household in the town was $40,200, the median income for a family was $44,500. Males had a median income of $31,125 versus $18,977 for females; the per capita income for the town was $15,190. About 4.5% of families and 8.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.1% of those under age 18 and 13.3% of those age 65 or over