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Lisman, Alabama

Lisman is a town in Choctaw County, United States. At the 2010 census, the population was 539. Lisman was named after a 19th-century railroad investor at the time of construction of the nearby rail line; the mayor of Lisman, Alabama, is Jason Q. Ward. Lisman is located in northern Choctaw County at 32°10'19.978" North, 88°17'21.667" West. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of all land. In 1962, local residents participated in "a federal lawsuit challenging the white Choctaw County registrars who were rejecting 95 percent of black voters’ applications." Martin Luther King visited the town to lead a rally for voting rights on April 30, 1966. The town incorporated in 1979, which enabled it to pave its dirt roads, build sewers. A 2019 article described Mayor Jason Ward's plans to hire a police officer and rebuild the abandoned school library. Lisman was not included in Choctaw County's new “Opportunity Zones” in 2019; as of the census of 2000, there were 653 people, 245 households, 171 families residing in the town.

The population density was 257.6 people per square mile. There were 269 housing units at an average density of 106.1 per square mile. The racial makeup of the town was 91.42% Black or African American, 7.20% White and 1.38% from two or more races. 0.15 % of the population were Latino of any race. There were 245 households out of which 33.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.4% were married couples living together, 24.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 29.8% were non-families. 28.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.6% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.28. In the town, the population was spread out with 31.1% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 25.4% from 25 to 44, 23.3% from 45 to 64, 13.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 82.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $20,333, the median income for a family was $22,750. Males had a median income of $31,719 versus $14,375 for females; the per capita income for the town was $11,295. About 36.4% of families and 36.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 40.7% of those under age 18 and 37.9% of those age 65 or over. Coastal Gateway Regional Economic Development Alliance

Royal Australian Army Medical Corps

The Royal Australian Army Medical Corps is the branch of the Australian Army responsible for providing medical care to Army personnel. The AAMC was formed in 1902 through the amalgamation of medical units of the various Australian colonies and was first deployed to South Africa as a small detachment of personnel supporting the Australian Commonwealth Horse during the Second Boer War; the corps has participated in every Australian Army operation since including wars and peacekeeping operations. The "Royal" prefix was granted in 1948; the Australian Army Medical Corps was formed on 1 July 1902 by combining the medical services of the armed forces of the various Australian colonies, in existence prior Federation, which had their origins in the medical structures of the British forces that had deployed to Australia during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. The corps' first deployment was to the Second Boer War, where it provided a field hospital and a stretcher bearer company attached in support of the Australian Commonwealth Horse, the first contingent of Australian troops deployed operationally following Federation.

The force's role was limited as by the time it was deployed the large scale fighting was over. Prior to this, the various colonial forces had contributed medical detachments to the war in support of their own and other British and colonial forces, these units – consisting of various types of medical personnel including surgeons, cooks and bearers – had been involved. One officer, Lieutenant Neville Howse, of the New South Wales Army Medical Corps, received the Victoria Cross for his actions during the war. An earlier deployment had occurred in 1885, when a New South Wales Contingent of infantry and artillery was deployed to assist British forces in the Sudan conflict, a small medical detachment had been deployed; the development of medical units within the Australian colonial forces had begun in the mid-1850s when the colonial military forces had been in their infancy. It had been limited to single doctors who were attached to infantry units in an honorary role, but as the colonial military forces had become more sophisticated, various medical units or corps were formed, consisting of a variety of personnel including doctors, non-commissioned officers, orderlies and dispensers as well as cooks and drivers.

Within each colony, these units were tasked with various duties including conducting medical examinations of recruits, providing emergency medical aid during field manoeuvres. The reliance upon part-time professionals is a common theme in the corps' development, due the nature of the specialised skill sets required by some personnel doctors and surgeons. Since its involvement in South Africa, the corps' role as a supporting branch of the Australian Army has expanded as the importance of medicine as an enabler to successful military operations has become apparent; as a result, the corps has seen service during all major Australian Army deployments and wars since its establishment, including the First and Second World Wars, the Korean War and various peacekeeping operations. During these conflicts, corps personnel have either been embedded directly into combat formations to provide medical support at the lowest level possible, or have been formed into dedicated medical units; the various types of units raised for these deployments reflects the development of the corps.

Early units raised were quite rudimentary and provided only narrowly focused capabilities, but over time sophisticated units have been raised. For instance during the First World War, the corps raised various units including: casualty clearing stations, field ambulances, stationary hospitals, general hospitals, hospital ships, sanitary sections, infections diseases hospitals, convalescent depots, sanatoriums; the Second World War saw similar units, but the raising of various transport services, including trains and pathology laboratories, hospital laundries, administrative units and stores depots. A field ambulance unit – the 8th – was deployed to Vietnam, as was a field hospital; the "Royal" prefix was granted on 10 November 1948, the day is celebrated as a corps' day. The Army School of Health was established the same year at Puckapunyal, but it was moved to Portsea in 1950, later to the Army Logistic Training Centre at Latchford Barracks at Bonegilla, in 1998. Together with the Royal Australian Army Dental Corps and the Royal Australian Army Nursing Corps, the RAAMC is responsible for providing the Australian Army's health capability.

The corps is tasked with providing the Army with a range of medical services, ranging from pre hospital care including emergency battlefield care, initial wound surgery, post operative care and preventive and aviation medical support. Regular and reserve soldiers and officers of the RAAMC perform a variety of functions, with graduates of t

Yazid Kaïssi

Yazid Kaïssi is a French-born Moroccan footballer. He last played for Dubai Club. Kaïssi played for RC Lens, he went on loan to ES Wasquehal, where he played in Ligue 2 during the 2001–02 season. He played for BK Häcken in Sweden. In 2002, Kaïssi was a member of the Algerian Under-23 National Team at the 2002 Palestine Solidarity Tournament in Yemen. However, after that he opted to play for Morocco national football team and played for the senior national team at the 2002 Arab Nations Cup in Kuwait, appearing in three matches and scoring one goal. Kaïssi was part of the 2004 Olympic Morocco national football team, which exited in the first round, finishing third in group D, behind group winners Iraq and runners-up Costa Rica. Evans, Hilary. "Yazid Kaïssi". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Yazid Kaïssi at Soccerway Yazid Kaïssi at FootballDatabase.eu

2012 Tour de France

The 2012 Tour de France was the 99th edition of the Tour de France, one of cycling's Grand Tours. It started in the Belgian city of Liège on 30 June and finished on the Champs-Élysées in Paris on 22 July; the Tour consisted of 21 stages, including an opening prologue, covered a total distance of 3,496.9 km. As well as the prologue, the first two stages took place in Belgium, one stage finished in Switzerland. Bradley Wiggins won the overall general classification, became the first British rider to win the Tour. Wiggins's teammate Chris Froome placed second, Vincenzo Nibali was third; the general classification leader's yellow jersey was worn for the first week by Fabian Cancellara, who won the prologue. Wiggins, second in the prologue, took the leadership of the race on stage seven, the first mountainous stage, won by Froome, maintained his lead for the remainder of the race, winning the two longest time trials, not losing time to his main challengers for the overall title in the mountains; the points classification was won by Nibali's teammate Peter Sagan.

André Greipel of Lotto–Belisol and Team Sky rider Mark Cavendish won three stages. Team Europcar's Thomas Voeckler, winner of two mountain stages, won the mountains classification. BMC Racing Team's Tejay van Garderen, in fifth place overall, won the young rider classification; the team classification was won by RadioShack–Nissan, Chris Anker Sørensen was given the award for the most combative rider. The 2012 edition of the Tour de France consisted of 22 teams; the race was the 18th of the 29 events in the UCI World Tour, all of its eighteen UCI ProTeams were entitled, obliged, to enter the race. On 6 April 2012, the organiser of the Tour, Amaury Sport Organisation, announced the four second-tier UCI Professional Continental teams given wildcard invitations, of which three were French-based and one was Dutch; the presentation of the teams – where the members of each team's roster are introduced in front of the media and local dignitaries – took place outside the Prince-Bishops' Palace in Liège, Belgium, on 28 June, two days before the opening stage held in the city.

Each squad was allowed a maximum of nine riders. Of these, 35 were riding the Tour de France for the first time; the riders came from 31 countries. Riders from six countries won stages during the race; the average age of riders in the race was 30.17 years, ranging from the 22-year-old Thibaut Pinot to the 40-year-old Jens Voigt. The Saur–Sojasun cyclists had the youngest average age while RadioShack–Nissan cyclists had the oldest; the teams entering the race were:UCI ProTeams UCI Professional Continental teams According to many observers before the race the favourite for the general classification was Bradley Wiggins. His closest rivals were thought to be Vincenzo Nibali. Alberto Contador, the winner of both the 2007 Tour and 2009 Tour, was serving a doping suspension and did not race in the 2012 Tour. Andy Schleck, who finished second in the 2010 Tour and 2011 Tour, was not able to recover from an injury suffered in the Critérium du Dauphiné; the other riders considered contenders for the general classification were Ryder Hesjedal, Fränk Schleck, Samuel Sánchez, Jurgen Van den Broeck, Tony Martin, Denis Menchov, Levi Leipheimer, Alejandro Valverde and Robert Gesink.

Prior to the 2012 Tour, Wiggins's highest finishes in a Grand Tour were third in the 2011 Vuelta a España and fourth in the 2009 Tour. Wiggins had shown his form in the lead-up to the Tour by winning the general classifications in three stage races in the 2012 season: the Paris–Nice, the Tour de Romandie and the Dauphiné; as a time trialist, Wiggins was thought to be the rider most suited to the race's course. The 2011 Tour winner Evans came back from an illness earlier in the season to win the two-day Critérium International and place third at the Dauphiné; the 2010 Vuelta a España winner Nibali had shown his form in the lead-up to the Tour by winning the Tirreno–Adriatico stage race. The sprinters considered favourites for the points classification and wins in bunch sprint finishes were Mark Cavendish, André Greipel, Matthew Goss, Peter Sagan and Marcel Kittel. Cavendish, the world road race champion and defending points classification winner, did not have the full support of Team Sky as he did in the 2011 Tour with the HTC–Highroad team.

He had won the four-stage race Ster ZLM Toer thirteen days before the start of the Tour. Greipel, who had the full backing of his team, had shown his form in the season with thirteen victories up to the Tour. Goss was second to Cavendish at the world championships and was the new sprint leader of his team, although he had only one win in the year up to the Tour. Sagan was equal in wins with Greipel with thirteen, of which five came in the Tour of California and four in the Tour de Suisse. Kittel won two stages in both the Tour of Ster ZLM Toer. On 29 October 2010, the ASO an

Rue de la Chaussée in Argenteuil

Rue de la Chaussée in Argenteuil or A Square in Argenteuil is an 1872 painting by Alfred Sisley, now in the Musée d'Orsay, where it has hung since 1986. It was left to the French state in 1906 by Étienne Moreau-Nélaton, who had bought it earlier that year from François Depeaux's collection via the art dealer Georges Petit. Sisley painted several works of Argenteuil and the neighbouring stretches of the Seine on frequent visits to his friend Claude Monet, who had moved to the village in December 1871. In spring 1872 Monet painted Sisley's companion Marie-Eugénie in a garden. Sisley made use of Monet's boat-studio to paint near the île Marande. At least twice the two artists set up their easels next to each other - in 1872 both artists painted works entitled Rue de la Chaussée in Argenteuil and Boulevard Héloïse, though Shone argues Sisley's works have a more balanced composition Rue, with tones reminiscent of Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot

Thomas Povey

Thomas Povey FRS, was a London merchant-politician. He was active in colonial affairs from the 1650s, but neutral enough in his politics to be named a member from 1660 of Charles II's Council for Foreign Plantations. A powerful figure in the not-yet professionalised First English Empire, he was both "England's first colonial civil servant" and at the same time "a typical office holder of the Restoration". Both Samuel Pepys and William Berkeley, Governor of Virginia, railed at times against Povey's incompetence and maladministration; the son of Justinian Povey of London, he was educated at Gray's Inn. He was a cousin of Thomas Povey, Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, of Sir John Povey, Lord Chief Justice of Ireland. Povey became Member of Parliament for Liskeard in 1646, Bossiney in 1659 and held under Oliver Cromwell a high post in the Office of Plantations. Following the Restoration he was appointed in July 1660 Treasurer to the king's brother James, Duke of York, but the Duke's affairs falling into confusion, Povey was relieved of his office, 27 July 1668, for a consideration of £2000.

He was First Treasurer to the Lords Commissioner for Tangier, a lucrative post in which he was followed by the conscientious Samuel Pepys, organiser of the English navy. Povey made an agreement with Pepys in 1665, touching the profits expected from that office by 17th-century convention. Years in 1691, Povey brought suit against Pepys and William Hewer at the Court of Chancery with reference to a breach of the agreement. Povey family interests in the English Caribbean were extensive: Thomas's brother Richard Povey looked after the family interests in Jamaica, where he was Commissioner General for Provisions, while another brother, attended to affairs in Barbados, where he was Provost-General. Povey was one of the original members of the Royal Society in May 1663 and had acted in the interests of its less formalised predecessor at Gresham College. Povey proposed Samuel Pepys for membership, 8 February 1665. John Evelyn, a fellow member of the Royal Society, found Povey "a nice contriver of all elegancies and exceedingly formal".

As a Fellow, Povey offered the Royal Society a dissertation in 1693 on the manufacture of brass. Povey presented a report on Louis XIV's Hôtel des Invalides, which Charles II emulated in the Royal Hospital Chelsea, under a Royal Warrant of 22 December 1681. Povey had apartments in Whitehall Palace by virtue of his Crown posts. Robert Streater painted a ceiling on the west side of Lincoln's Inn Fields. Pepys noted with approval. Povey inherited from his father Hounslow Priory, situated in a suburban village west of London, he donated to the Royal Society the portrait that he asserted was of the historian George Buchanan and by Titian. In his court appointment as Master of Requests, 1675–85, he received petitions and presented them for consideration by the Privy Council. Povey advanced the early career of his nephew William Blathwayt, it is due to his influence that his son-in-law Giles Bland was sent to Virginia as customs collector; some of the paintings from Povey's collection, which hung in his London house or at Hounslow, remain in Blathwayt's house, Dyrham Park, Gloucestershire.

Povey's letter books are conserved in the British Library. He married daughter of John Adderly and widow of John Agard of King's Bromley, Staffordshire, his daughter Sarah married another member of the Staffordshire gentry, Robert Leveson of Wolverhampton and had three sons, including the soldier and politician Richard Leveson. Another daughter Sarah married Giles Bland, executed for treason in Virginia in 1677, having played a leading part in Bacon's Rebellion the previous year. "The hostel of the Invalides by Thomas Povey". I. Med Hist. 1966 January.