Macnamara is a suburb in the Belconnen district of Canberra, located within the Australian Capital Territory, Australia. The origin of the suburb name is from Dame Jean Macnamara, an Australian medical doctor and scientist. Jean Macnamara was a regarded individual for her work at the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne, Victoria, as well as her work in the development of polio vaccines; the suburb is part of the West Belconnen/Parkwood cross-border development near the Australian Capital Territory and New South Wales border. The development of the suburb is a joint project titled Ginninderry by the Australian Capital Territory government and Riverview Developments; the development is to include housing and community infrastructure. Macnamara has been designated as a cat containment suburb by the ACT government
Callosciurus is a genus of squirrels collectively referred to as the "beautiful squirrels". They are found in Southeast Asia, though a few species occur in Nepal, northeastern India and southern China. Several of the species have settled on islands. In total, the genus contains numerous varieties and subspecies; the genera Glyphotes and Tamiops have sometimes been included in Callosciurus. There are 15 species in this genus, over 60 subspecies; these squirrels range in length from 13 to 27 cm, not including the tail, about the same length as the body. Most are rather dull olive-brown to gray and several have a pale and dark stripe on their side, however a few are colorful; the Pallas squirrel may have an unremarkable olive-gray back, while its belly is –but not always– bright red. The "typical" subspecies of Prevost's squirrels have black backs, white sides, red-brown undersides; the Finlayson's squirrel occurs in numerous varieties, three of which are overall red-brown, overall black, or pure white.
Most squirrels in Callosciurus live in tropical rain forests, but some individuals live in parks and gardens in cities. In the trees, they build their nests out of plant material, they are solitary, give birth to one to five young. Their food consists of nuts and seeds, of insects and bird eggs. Ronald M. Nowak: Walker's Mammals of the World. Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999 ISBN 0-8018-5789-9 Ecology Asia page with photos and description. Wildlife Singapore Photos and description Ecology Asia Photos and description Squirrels of Southeast Asia Photo gallery showing some of the variations of the Gray-bellied Squirrel Photo gallery showing some of the variations of Finlayson's Squirrel Profile at ecologyasia.com Profile at wildsingapore.per.sg
Gilbert Dean was an American lawyer and politician from New York. He was educated at Amenia Seminary, graduated from Yale College in 1841, he studied law, was admitted to the bar, commenced practice in Poughkeepsie in 1844. Dean was elected as a Democrat to the 32nd and 33rd United States Congresses, served from March 4, 1851, to July 3, 1854, when he resigned, he was appointed a justice of the New York Supreme Court on June 26, 1854, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Seward Barculo, remained on the bench until the end of 1855, being ex officio a judge of the New York Court of Appeals in 1855. Afterwards he removed to New York City, resumed the practice of law, he was a member of the New York State Assembly in 1863, was the Democratic candidate for Speaker in the tied assembly. Dean and the Republican candidate Henry Sherwood retired after the 78th ballot, Theophilus C. Callicot was elected Speaker on the 92nd ballot, he was buried at the Presbyterian Cemetery in Pleasant Valley. He was re-interred at the Portland Evergreen Cemetery in Brocton, New York.
United States Congress. "Gilbert Dean". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress; the New York Civil List compiled by Franklin Benjamin Hough Court of Appeals judges
"Three Wheels on My Wagon" is a song with lyrics by Bob Hilliard and music by Burt Bacharach. It was written in 1961, when it was released as a single by Jamie Records with Dick Van Dyke singing; this was Bacharach's first credited production. It was subsequently a hit single for The New Christy Minstrels in the following year, with Barry McGuire as the lead singer; the song recounts a hazardous journey made by an American pioneer family aboard a wagon being pursued by Cherokees, with the wagon progressively losing each of its wheels. The song concludes with the Cherokees capturing the wagon, but being asked to "sing along" with the family in the final chorus: "Higgity, haggity hoggety, high. Pioneers, they never say die..." The song appears on the double album The Definitive New Christy Minstrels. It was requested on BBC Radio's children's request programme Junior Choice
Wardner is a city in Shoshone County, United States. Located in the Silver Valley mining region, the population was 188 at the 2010 census, down from 215 in 2000. Wardner is located at 47°31′23″N 116°8′3″W, at an elevation of 2,657 feet above sea level. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.86 square miles, all of it land. The city was named for Jim Wardner, an early promoter of the Bunker Hill and Sullivan mine in the 1880s and a seller of corner lots in the city. Born in Wisconsin in 1846, he held various occupations in Arizona, Utah, South Dakota, Washington state. After his time in the Silver Valley of Idaho, he followed the mining booms to South Africa, British Columbia, the Klondike. In 1892, again in 1899, angry union miners converged on the Bunker Hill mine during confrontations with mine owners. Hard rock miners in Shoshone County protested wage cuts with a strike in 1892. After several lost their lives in a shooting war provoked by discovery of a company spy, the U.
S. army forced an end to the strike. Hostilities erupted once again in 1899 when, in response to the company firing seventeen men for joining the union, the miners dynamited the Bunker Hill & Sullivan mill. Again, lives were lost, the army intervened; the gondola for the Silver Mountain ski resort passes over the town. As of the census of 2010, there were 188 people, 75 households, 60 families residing in the city; the population density was 218.6 inhabitants per square mile. There were 118 housing units at an average density of 137.2 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 95.2% White, 1.1% Native American, 1.6% Asian, 0.5% from other races, 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.7% of the population. There were 75 households of which 29.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.0% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 12.0% had a male householder with no wife present, 20.0% were non-families.
16.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.3% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 2.62. The median age in the city was 46 years. 20.2% of residents were under the age of 18. The gender makeup of the city was 48.4 % female. As of the census of 2000, there were 215 people, 88 households, 60 families residing in the city; the population density was 251.1 people per square mile. There were 111 housing units at an average density of 129.6 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 95.81% White, 0.47% Native American, 0.47% Pacific Islander, 1.40% from other races, 1.86% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.33% of the population. There were 88 households out of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 31.8% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.9% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older.
The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.85. In the city, the population was spread out with 24.7% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 24.7% from 25 to 44, 30.2% from 45 to 64, 13.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 104.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.1 males. The median income for a household in the city was $25,500, the median income for a family was $31,563. Males had a median income of $36,071 versus $21,250 for females; the per capita income for the city was $14,051. About 14.0% of families and 12.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.8% of those under the age of eighteen and 6.5% of those sixty five or over. Silver Valley Silver Mountain - ski resort YouTube.com - video - powder skiing into Wardner, Idaho - 2008-02 City of Wardner Homepage Report of the Miners' strike in the State of Idaho. Annual Reports of the Secretary of War By United States War Dept 1899.
Pp. 28–74. Google Books Wardner, Jim. Jim Wardner of Wardner Idaho. New York: Anglo-American Publishing Co. Google Books
This articles presents detailed results of the Japanese 2014 general election of the House of Representatives. It lists all elected Representatives in the 295 single-member districts and the 11 regional proportional representation blocks. Subsequent by-elections and the PR block replacement candidates to be elected without additional vote in cases of death, resignation or disqualification are not listed. District results only for winner, runner-up and any other candidate above 20% of the vote, format: Candidate vote share. Endorsements by parties that have not nominated any candidates themselves are not included. Party affiliations as of election day, subject to change at any time, composition may have changed by the opening session of the first post-election Diet. Party names are abbreviated as follows: Ruling coalition L Jiyūminshutō, Liberal Democratic Party of Japan K Kōmeitō, Komeito Opposition parties D Minshutō, Democratic Party of Japan JIP Ishin no Tō, Japan Innovation Party PFG Jisedai no Tō, Party for Future Generations PLP Seikatsu no Tō, People's Life Party JCP Nihon Kyōsantō, Japanese Communist Party SDP Shakaiminshutō, Social Democratic Party NRP Shintō Kaikaku, New Renaissance Party Minor parties not represented in the Diet before the election who have nominated candidates in 2014 HRP Kōfuku Jitsugentō, Happiness Realization Party Genzei Genzei Nippon, "Tax Cuts Japan" Shijinashi Shiji seitō nashi, "support no party" WECP Sekai keizai kyōdōtaitō, World Economic Community Party Republican Kyōwatō, "Republican Party" FP Miraitō, "Future Party" I IndependentsElectoral districts affected by the 2013 redistricting are marked as follows: Aomori 2 §: Boundary changed Fukui 3: Eliminated 2014 election pages by major newspapers: Yomiuri Asahi Mainichi