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Kluane

Kluane is an electoral district which returns a member to the Legislative Assembly of the Canadian territory of Yukon. It is named after Kluane National Park, within the riding, it is one of the Yukon's eight rural districts. Kluane represents all Yukon communities and residents along the Alaska Highway west of Whitehorse and south to Alaska; this includes the communities of Haines Junction, Burwash Landing, Destruction Bay, Beaver Creek, Mendenhall, as well as parts of the Ibex and Macpherson-Grizzly valleys. It is situated on the traditional territory of the Kluane First Nation, the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations, the White River First Nation, the Selkirk First Nation, the Little Salmon/Carmacks First Nation; the district was first created in 1974, when the Yukon Territorial Council was expanded from seven to 12 members as a prelude to the creation of the new legislative assembly. It is one of the oldest electoral districts in the Yukon and is presently bordered by the rural ridings of Klondike, Mayo-Tatchun, Lake Laberge, Mount Lorne-Southern Lakes, as well as the Whitehorse ridings of Porter Creek North and Takhini-Kopper King.

Kluane is represented by Wade Istchenko of the Yukon Party, first elected on October 11, 2011, re-elected on November 7, 2016. He is the grandson of Hilda Watson, former leader of the Yukon Progressive Conservative Party and the first MLA to represent the riding; the Yukon Progressive Conservative Party re-branded itself as the Yukon Party before the 1992 election. Partisan politics introduced into the territory Kluane - Yukon Votes 2006. Retrieved May 22, 2009

Al Mulock

Alfred Mulock Rogers, better known as Al Mulock or Al Mulloch, was a Canadian character actor. Alfred Mulock Rogers was born on 30 June 1926 in Toronto, Canada, he was the only child of Adèle Cawthra Mulock and Alfred Rogers. Maternally he was descended from the Mulock family, headed by Sir William Mulock KCMG, the former Postmaster-General of Canada and one of the wealthiest families in the then-Dominion of Canada, he attended the Lee Strasberg's Actors Studio in United States. With David de Keyser, he started The London Studio, which taught method acting to British actors. Mulock became active in the British film industry in the 1950s and early 1960s, making numerous appearances in various British television series and films, he is best known for his roles in Spaghetti Western films, most notably in his two collaborations with Sergio Leone, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly and Once Upon a Time in the West. He appears, is shot, with two others in the opening scene of each film. Mulock committed suicide by jumping from his hotel room in Guadix, Spain in May 1968, while filming for Once Upon a Time in the West.

He was wearing his cowboy-style costume at the time of his fall. Mickey Knox, screenwriter for the film, production manager Claudio Mancini witnessed Mulock's suicide as his body passed their hotel window near the end of the shoot. Mulock survived the fall, but suffered a pierced lung from a broken rib during the bumpy ride to the hospital. Before being taken away in the ambulance, director Sergio Leone shouted, "Get the costume, we need the costume." The reasons for his suicide, as well as for his choice of killing himself while wearing his costume, are unknown. About a year before Mulock’s suicide his wife had died of cervical cancer; however they had been separated for some time before her death so this may or may not have had an influence on his decision to end his life. Mickey Knox claimed in his book, The Good, the Bad and the Dolce Vita, that Mulock was a drug addict, committed suicide out of desperation, as he was unable to acquire drugs in Guadix. Al Mulock was the great-grandson of the former Canadian Postmaster-General.

He was married to actress Steffi Henderson. They had one child, Robin Mulock, who now goes under the name of Marcy Eclipse Neilson and lives in Rhode Island, United States. Al Mulock on IMDb Al Mulock

Vegetal rotation

Vegetal rotation is a morphogenetic movement that drives mesoderm internalization during gastrulation in amphibian embryos. The internalization of vegetal cells prior to gastrulation was first observed in the 1930s by Abraham Mandel Schechtman through the use of vital dye labeling experiments in Triturus torosus embryos. More Winklbauer and Schürfeld described the internal movements in more detail using pregastrular explants of Xenopus laevis. Gastrulation in amphibians is initiated by formation of bottle cells at the dorsal marginal zone, followed by involution of prospective mesodermal cells; the mesoderm and endoderm migrate animally along the blastocoel roof, driven in part by movement of the vegetal endoderm cells. In Xenopus embryos in which the blastocoel roof is removed prior to gastrulation, the movement of vegetal cells toward the blastocoel and their intercalation into the blastocoel floor causes the floor to spread, pushing the dorsal edge downward. In the context of the embryo, active vegetal rotation, together with epiboly of the animal cap ectodermal cells, appears to bring the vegetal mesendoderm into contact with the blastocoel roof.

This movement results in formation of Brachet's cleft. As gastrulation continues, further spreading of the blastocoel floor by upward movement of vegetal cells contributes to the advancement of the mesendoderm along the blastocoel roof; this process is aided by crawling mesodermal cells at the leading edge of the mesendoderm. Much like bottle cell formation at the blastopore lip, vegetal rotation begins at the dorsal side of the embryo, spreads laterally to the ventral side; these processes, occur independently. While vegetal rotation appears to be important prior to and in the early stages of gastrulation, by stages 10.5–11, vegetal rotation ceases and further involution appears to be driven by cell rearrangements

Calvin Hartwell

Calvin Hartwell was a Republican politician who served as a member of the Pasadena Board of Trustees from 1895–98, Mayor of Pasadena, California from 1896–98, Los Angeles County Assessor from 1906–1910, Los Angeles County Coroner from 1908–1920. He was born near Ohio. Following his death on May 19, 1920, Hartwell left his estate, worth over $10,000, to his wife Mary L. Hartwell. "Select Man for Coroner. Los Angeles Herald. Los Angeles, California. 27 January 1908. P. 7. Retrieved 9 February 2019. "Calvin Hartwell is Elected Coroner". Los Angeles Herald. Los Angeles, California. 28 January 1908. P. 10. Retrieved 9 February 2019. "Calvin Hartwell". San Pedro Daily News. San Pedro, California. 15 August 1910. P. 2. Retrieved 9 February 2019. "Charge Hartwell Has Ignored Law". Los Angeles Herald. Los Angeles, California. 6 November 1910. P. 7. Retrieved 9 February 2019. "Coroner Hartwelll Dies in Pasadena". San Pedro Daily News. San Pedro, California. 20 May 1920. P. 4. Retrieved 9 February 2019

Rocky Mountain Rangers (1885)

The Rocky Mountain Rangers were one of the volunteer militia units raised in Canada's North West in response to the 1885 North-West Rebellion. It was a body of mounted irregulars cowboys and ranchers from the area around Fort Macleod, the headquarters of the North-West Mounted Police located at the base of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, about 150 miles west of Medicine Hat; this unit is not to be confused with the present-day Canadian Army Reserve unit The Rocky Mountain Rangers of Kamloops, British Columbia. Rather, it is the ultimate ancestor of the South Alberta Light Horse; the campaign against Riel in North West Canada was put under the command of Major-General Frederick Middleton, a British-born commander of the Canadian Militia, who had seen extensive military service. Middleton did not trust the newly formed Canadian Militia cavalry troops from Eastern Canada, as they had little experience, had no feel for the ground on which they were to patrol. Instead, Middleton took the advice given to him by the Prime Minister, Sir John A. Macdonald, who suggested that he recruit local troops, who would be "much more serviceable than town-bred men who compose our cavalry."The main purpose of the RMR was to fight as a mounted cavalry against either discontented Canadian First Nations, or border-jumping American warriors.

They were to provide security to the railroad construction crews. Commanded by John Stewart, a rancher turned militia officer from the Fort Macleod area, the Rocky Mountain Rangers was a microcosm of local citizens, trappers and discharged Mounties hammered into an irregular cavalry unit. Stewart was directed in early March 1885 to organize "four units of Rocky Mountain Rangers". Stewart was in immediate communication by telegraph with former military contacts back home, as he was visiting family in Ottawa when news of the Metis uprising reached him, he began the task of organizing the units. There were 114 members led by Major Stewart; the members were to supply their own mounts and sidearms but since this last resulted in a variety of questionable weapons, Major Stewart arranged for the issuance of some NWMP rifles including a few of the obsolete single shot Snider–Enfield.577 and forty of the new 1876.45-75 Winchesters. Number 3 Troop of the RMR remained in the Fort Macleod area as a home guard, but Number 1 and 2 Troops were sent to Medicine Hat, a strategic point where the newly built Canadian Pacific Railway bridges the South Saskatchewan River – the largest physical obstacle on its entire route between Winnipeg and the Rocky Mountains.

Seizure or destruction of the bridge at that point would have played havoc with continued effective use of the railway, of immense help in transporting men and supplies. The Rocky Mountain Rangers' main task was to patrol the region of Southern Alberta and Saskatchewan, in the Cypress Hills region; as events unfolded quite in the North-West Rebellion near Batoche and Duck Lake, Saskatchewan, a fair distance north of the Cypress Hills, it soon became apparent that the Rangers were not going to be directly involved in that fighting. Still, there were a couple of incidents; the first was on 19 May 1885, when a cattle herder was attacked by First Nations and Métis warriors, the second was in early June when a patrol near the Cypress Hills came under attack. So, while not directly involved in the main fighting in Saskatchewan, the Rangers were always aware that trouble could have developed farther south, the presence of the Rangers helped keep the peace and provide assurance to the local settlers.

The 1885 Rocky Mountain Rangers were disbanded on 17 July that year. There was much disappointment among the troops at the disbanding of the corps. However, Captain Stewart was able to obtain the Rebellion scrip; the scrip entitled any Ranger who applied for 320 acres of land. As the ultimate ancestor of the South Alberta Light Horse, the battle honour "North West Canada, 1885", is borne on the guidon of the South Alberta Light Horse due to the participation of the Rocky Mountain Rangers in this period of Canada's history. Century of Service: The History of the South Alberta Light Horse by Donald E. Graves, ISBN 1-896941-43-5

The Spirit of Christmas 2004

The Spirit of Christmas 2004 is the 11th compilation album of Christmas-associated tracks in the annual Spirit of Christmas series. It was released in Australia on 13 November 2004 with proceeds going to The Salvation Army's Red Shield Appeal, which supports at-risk children and youth throughout the country; the compilation has contributions from various Australian artists and was produced by Lindsay Field and Glenn Wheatley. It was issued on CD by Myer Grace Bros. and distributed by Sony BMG. The Spirit of Christmas series started in 1993 when Myer, an Australian department store, wished to continue their philanthropic support in the community, "whilst at the same time providing something special for everyone to enjoy", they choose the Salvation Army's Red Shield Appeal for at-risk children and youth throughout the country as the recipients in 2004. The charity's John Dalzeil specified that funds would go to "special projects in each state such as a free camp in Western Australia for youth who can't afford school excursions or camps".

Since 1993 the series had raised more than A$4.75 million for the charity. Session and touring musician, Lindsay Field was compiler. Field contacted various fellow Australian musicians – including those he had worked with – to donate a track for the compilation, most a new rendition of a standard Christmas carol. Together with Glenn Wheatley, Field produced the recording for Myer Grace Bros. own label, distributed by Sony BMG. "Silent Night" – Christine Anu "The Christmas Song" – Guy Sebastian "Happy Xmas" – george "Christmas" – Jon Stevens "O Holy Night" – Cosima De Vito "Too Fat for the Chimney" – Deborah Conway and Willy Zygier "Mary’s Boy Child" – James Reyne "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" – Stephanie McIntosh "Let’s Make a Baby King" – Troy Cassar-Daley "We Wish You a Merry Christmas" – James Morrison "Six White Boomers" – Russell Coight "Away in a Manger" – Sara Storer "I Saw Mummy Kissing Santa Claus" – The Rudolphs The Spirit of Christmas 2004 in music