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Monroe County, Georgia

Monroe County is a county located in the central portion of the U. S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 26,424; the county seat is Forsyth. The county was created on May 15, 1821; the county was named for James Monroe. Monroe County is included in GA Metropolitan Statistical Area. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 398 square miles, of which 396 square miles is land and 2.2 square miles is water. The vast majority of Monroe County is located in the Upper Ocmulgee River sub-basin of the Altamaha River basin, with just a tiny southwestern corner of the county, west of a line between Yatesville and Culloden, located in the Upper Flint River sub-basin of the ACF River Basin. Butts County Jasper County Jones County Bibb County Crawford County Upson County Lamar County As of the census of 2000, there were 21,757 people, 7,719 households, 6,005 families living in the county; the population density was 21/km². There were 8,425 housing units at an average density of 8/km².

The racial makeup of the county was 70.36% White, 27.93% Black, 0.35% Native American, 0.34% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.25% from other races, 0.74% from two or more races. 1.29 % of the population were Latino of any race. There were 7,719 households out of which 35.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.60% were married couples living together, 13.80% had a female householder with no husband present, 22.20% were non-families. 18.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.40% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.12. In the county, the population was spread out with 26.30% under the age of 18, 8.30% from 18 to 24, 30.40% from 25 to 44, 24.70% from 45 to 64, 10.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 99.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.20 males. The median income for a household in the county was $44,195, the median income for a family was $51,093.

Males had a median income of $34,433 versus $22,146 for females. The per capita income for the county was $19,580. About 7.30% of families and 9.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.00% of those under age 18 and 13.30% of those age 65 or over. As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 26,424 people, 9,662 households, 7,157 families living in the county; the population density was 66.8 inhabitants per square mile. There were 10,710 housing units at an average density of 27.1 per square mile. The racial makeup of the county was 73.3% white, 23.7% black or African American, 0.8% Asian, 0.3% American Indian, 0.9% from other races, 1.0% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 2.0% of the population. In terms of ancestry, 14.7% were American, 13.1% were English, 9.9% were German, 9.5% were Irish. Of the 9,662 households, 33.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.2% were married couples living together, 13.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 25.9% were non-families, 21.9% of all households were made up of individuals.

The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.03. The median age was 41.3 years. The median income for a household in the county was $48,297 and the median income for a family was $61,110. Males had a median income of $41,409 versus $32,810 for females; the per capita income for the county was $23,656. About 9.8% of families and 12.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.3% of those under age 18 and 12.9% of those age 65 or over. Culloden Forsyth National Register of Historic Places listings in Monroe County, Georgia


Allgemeine Elektricitäts-Gesellschaft AG was a German producer of electrical equipment founded as the Deutsche Edison-Gesellschaft für angewandte Elektricität in 1883 in Berlin by Emil Rathenau. After World War II its headquarters moved to Frankfurt am Main. In 1967 AEG joined with its subsidiary Telefunken AG creating Allgemeine Elektricitäts-Gesellschaft AEG-Telefunken. In 1985 Daimler-Benz purchased the AEG-Telefunken Aktiengesellschaft, renamed to AEG Aktiengesellschaft and wholly integrated the company in 1996 into Daimler-Benz AG; the remains of AEG became part of Deutsche Aerospace. After acquiring the AEG household subsidiary AEG Hausgeräte GmbH in 1994, in 2005 Electrolux obtained the rights to the brand name AEG, which it now uses on some of its products; the AEG name is licensed to various brand partners under the Electrolux Global Brand Licensing program. In 1883 Emil Rathenau founded Deutsche Edison-Gesellschaft für angewandte Elektricität in Berlin, which became Allgemeine Elektricitäts-Gesellschaft in 1887.

Producing electrical equipment, the company soon became involved in AC electric transmission systems. In 1907 Peter Behrens was appointed as artistic consultant to AEG; this led to the creation of the company's initial corporate identity, with products and advertising sharing common design features. The company expanded in the first half of the 20th century, is credited with a number of firsts and inventions in electrical engineering. During the same period it entered the airplane markets. Electrical equipment for railways was produced during this time, beginning a long history of supplying the German railways with electrical equipment. After WWII, the company lost its businesses in the eastern part of Germany. After a merger in 1967 the company was renamed Allgemeine Elektricitäts-Gesellschaft AEG-Telefunken; the company experienced financial difficulties during the 1970s, resulting in the sale of some assets. In 1983 the consumer electronics division Telefunken Fernseh und Rundfunk GmbH was sold.

In 1985 the company re-took the name AEG and the remainder of the company was acquired by Daimler-Benz. Under Daimler-Benz ownership, the former AEG companies become part of the newly named Adtranz in 1995 and the AEG name was no longer used. Electrolux, which had acquired the household subsidiary AEG Hausgeräte GmbH of AEG in 1994, now own the rights to use and license the brand; the company originated in 1882, when Emil Rathenau acquired licences to use some of Thomas Edison's lamp patents in Germany. The Deutsche Edison Gesellschaft was founded in 1883 with the financial backing of banks and private individuals, with Emil Rathenau as company director. In 1884, Munich-born engineer Oskar von Miller joined the executive board; the same year, the company entered negotiations with the Berlin Magistrat to supply a large area from a central supply, which resulted in the formation of the Städtischen Elektrizitätswerke on 8 May 1884. The original factory was located near Stettiner Bahnhof. In 1887 the Company acquired land in the Berlin-Gesundbrunnen area on which the Weddingsche Maschinenfabrik was located.

In the same year, in addition to a restructuring and expansion of the production range, the AEG name was adopted. In 1887 Mikhail Dolivo-Dobrowolsky joined the company as chief engineer becoming vice-director, his work on polyphase electric power led him to become the world's leading engineer in three-phase electric power systems at the end of the 1880s. In 1891 Miller and Dobrovolski demonstrated the transmission of electrical power over a distance of 175 km from a hydro electric power plant in Lauffen am Neckar to Frankfurt, where it lit 1000 light bulbs and drove an artificial waterfall at the International Electrotechnical Exhibition in Frankfurt am Main; this success marked one of beginnings of the general use of alternating current for electrification in Germany, showed that distance transmission of electric power could be economically useful. In the same year the Stadtbahn Halle/Saale opened, the first electric tram system in GermanyTropp Paul began his work for the AEG 1889/90 until 1893, Franz Schwechten designed the facades of the Acker- und Hussitenstraße in 1894–95.

In 1894 the site of the former Berlin Viehmarktgasse was purchased. This had a railroad siding connecting to the Berlin rail network, but there was no rail connection between the two plants. In 1895 an underground railway link between the two plots was built in a tunnel 270 meters long; the tunnel was built by Siemens & Halske under the direction of C. Schwebel and Wilhelm Lauter, is now the Spree tunnel Stralau, used by public transport. In 1903 the competing radio companies AEG and Siemens & Halske merged, forming a joint subsidiary named Telefunken. In 1907 architect Peter Behrens became an artistic adviser. Responsible for the design of all products and architecture, he has since become considered as the world's first corporate designer. Behren's philosophy was to create a building, solid and simple in its structure, it is perfect for doing its job of producing heavy machinery. The dimensions of the building were chosen to allow turbines to be transported above other machinery. In the 1920s AEG became a global supplier

Jean-Fran├žois Bernard

Jean-François Bernard is a former French professional road bicycle racer. He turned professional in 1984 for La Vie Claire, led by Bernard Hinault, he was seen as Hinault’s successor as a winner of stage races from 1986. He competed in the team time trial event at the 1984 Summer Olympics. Bernard wore the yellow jersey as leader of the general classification in the 1987 Tour de France and won two stages, both time trials, including one on Mont Ventoux, he finished the race third behind Pedro Delgado of Spain. He won three stages in the 1988 Giro d'Italia and led the race, but he crashed in a tunnel, injured his back and abandoned the race; the next year he needed an operation and months of recuperation for fibrosis in his left knee. A saddle sore and another operation forced him out of the 1990 Tour de France, he never again challenged in the grands tours. In 1991 he joined the Spanish team, Banesto which had two leaders for stage races in Delgado and Miguel Indurain. Bernard helped. Bernard won the 1992 Paris–Nice.

Bernard retired at the end of 1996 with 52 professional wins. He is now a consultant for L'Équipe TV and Eurosport. In 2005 a race, La Jean-François Bernard, was organised in the Nièvre region of Bourgogne as part of the Trophy of Bourgogne, an amateur competition, he is the father of racing cyclist Julien Bernard. Palmares of Jean Francois Bernard at the Wayback Machine Jean-François Bernard at the International Olympic Committee

The Secret of Convict Lake

The Secret of Convict Lake is a 1951 American black-and-white western film starring Glenn Ford and Gene Tierney. It was produced by Frank P. Rosenberg, with music by Sol Kaplan; the film was a commercial success. Ethel Barrymore and Ann Dvorak co-starred; the story is fiction, based on legends of Convict Lake, located in the Sierra Nevada mountain ranges of northern California. In 1871, six convicts escape from a Carson City prison. A posse loses them in a mountain blizzard, after the posse turn back, the convicts continue on foot and one of the fugitives freezes to death; the five remaining are Canfield, Cockerell and Maxwell. They make it to a lake called Monte Diablo, where eight women live in a settlement while their men are away prospecting for silver. Granny is the elder, watching over Marcia, Barbara, Harriet and Millie. Frightened by these men who arrive at night, the women however permit them to use an empty cabin. Granny hides guns where the unarmed men can't find them and they soon realize that the men are escaped convicts.

In exposition, it becomes clear that Canfield has returned to this small town for a reason and the other convicts suspect that he has money hidden somewhere in the small settlement. Canfield, we learn, had been convicted of killing a mine owner, $40,000 had gone missing, unfound after the murder. Canfield learns that the local woman Marcia, to whom he is attracted, is engaged to be married to a man named Rudy Schaeffer, it was Rudy Schaeffer. Canfield claims it was Rudy behind the robbery, that Rudy took the $40,000 and unfairly swore testimony against Canfield, who reveals that he has returned to the town to seek revenge and kill Schaeffer. Marcia finds it hard to accept his version of events, a damning version against her fiancé, while at the same time she is attracted to Canfield. A barn catches fire due to Rachel's carelessness and the convicts run inside to rescue the animals; the women treat them more kindly. Canfield seems the most decent; the other four plot to get firearms and escape as soon as there is a thaw in the frigid cold, as they continue to suspect that Canfield has returned here for the missing money they, want to find.

In private conversation it is revealed they have no compunction in killing Canfield once they have all that they want. Meanwhile, the men of the town are returning from their silver prospecting and stop in a saloon along the way. Rudy Schaeffer spots a wanted poster identifying the other fugitives as escapees, he and his men head back on horseback to their families. Meanwhile, Greer has worked his charms on Rachel and she reveals to Greer where the hidden guns are. He, Cockerell and Anderson burst in on Granny, remove her from her bed and find them under her mattress. Marcia meanwhile, terrified that her fiancé is targeted for a revenge killing, rides out of the small settlement to raise the alarm, but is followed by Canfield who catches her settling down to camp for the night in a cave, he convinces her that he is indeed an good man. She tries to talk him out of his revenge plot, he says that the mine owner Morgan had swindled him out of the money, that he had come to talk to Morgan about it. Morgan had pulled a gun on him, they had scuffled and the gun had gone off accidentally, killing Morgan.

Rudy had witnessed this, but in order to get the money had falsely testified that Canfield had killed Morgan in cold blood. Canfield and Marcia kiss and both plan to return to the settlement in the morning. Clyde, the younger convict, revealed to have been in jail for being a psycho woman killer is attracted to the youngest and takes her on a long walk and tries to kiss her. Barbara resists. Canfield, returning to the settlement on horseback with Marcia hears Barbara's cries and goes to help her. In arriving to assist, Canfield sees Clyde pull a knife, about to stab Barbara when Canfield lurches in and fights him, getting stabbed in the shoulder. Barbara escapes screaming and runs through the clearing towards the group of other women who are out looking for her, some carrying pitchforks. Canfield, cannot chase Clyde, who runs after Barbara through the trees like the lunatic he is, waving his knife, he runs into the women with their pitchforks and they kill him. Back at the settlement, Marcia confronts Rachel and tells her that her fiancé Rudy may well have been guilty of the robbery and not Canfield.

Rachel found it in a trunk belonging to Rudy. She gives it to Marcia who takes it and gives it to Greer, exhorting him to leave them all alone and go. Rudy Schaeffer and his men arrive back in the small town and confront the convicts who are attempting to escape. In a gunfight and Anderson are shot. Greer runs up a mountain, the $40,000 flying from his pants in the wind, he is shot, falling from a ledge on a high cliff to his death. Canfield comes up behind Rudy Schaeffer and holds a gun on him, telling him to confess to all the others about the true story of the robbery and the mine owner's death. Marcia runs up behind scared about what is about to occur; as Canfield turns to see her, Rudy pulls a gun. However, Canfield kills Schaeffer in self-defense. Soon after, the townsfolk are standing around 5 graves, they all see a posse arriving on horseback in the distance. Marcia pleads with them all to tell the Sheriff when h

Carn Llidi

Carn Llidi is a hill east of St David's Head in Pembrokeshire, Wales. The 181-metre high hill stands in a isolated position dominating Whitesands Bay. On clear days it offers a view of a long stretch of Pembrokeshire coastline, west towards Ramsey Island and the Bishops and Clerks, northwards towards Strumble Head and west over the Irish Sea. Clear evenings in mid summer at sunset might give you a glimpse of the Wicklow mountains; the area is rich in archaeology. Two burial chambers, presumed to be neolithic, are located on the higher south-west slopes of the hill. Another stone nearby may be the capstone of a megalithic chamber. Prehistoric enclosures and field systems are located to the north-west of the hill, near to an iron-age defensive wall. In the Second World War, a Chain Home Low early-warning radar station was located on Carn Llidi; the concrete base remains, together with a Lewis gun pit. The English meaning of Carn Llidi could be Cairn of the Cairn of Wrath. There are multiple ways to get to the summit.

The walk which leads from Whitesands Bay starts at a car park and can take you to the summit through Porthmawr Farm or via the coast path towards St. Davids Head; the walk does not require any special hiking ability, but is advisable wearing a proper outdoor clothing. Carn Llidi and its surrounding area is part of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. Lists of mountains and hills in the British Isles

North American NAC-60

The North American NAC-60 was the first American supersonic transport project. The development took place in the 1960s as part of a government-funded design competition to build an American SST as the joint Anglo-French Concorde and the short-serviced Soviet Tupolev TU-144 was underway; the design, was rejected in favor of the Lockheed and Boeing designs, allowing them to get further study. Data from FLIGHT international General characteristics Crew: up to 4 flight crew Capacity: 187 passengers / 35,000 lb payload Length: 195 ft Wingspan: 121 ft Height: 48 ft Max takeoff weight: 480,000 lb Powerplant: 4 × afterburning turbojet enginesPerformance Maximum speed: 1,520 kn Maximum speed: Mach 2.65 Range: 3,389 nmi As stated above, the NAC-60 lost to the Lockheed L-2000 and Boeing 2707 designs. By 1967, the Boeing 2707 was announced as the winner after rigorous testing, but the flight of the Concorde in 1969 went through. There was one more problem. In this case, an aircraft going past Mach 1, creates pressure waves, much like a boat in water.

There were other issues, such as the amount of fuel. In the 1960s when the 2707 was announced, fuel was cheap; this prevented the Concorde from being purchased by other airlines besides Air France and British Airways. In 1971, U. S. President Richard Nixon decided to cut Congress funding and the American SST Race was offically dead; the North American NAC-60 had a set of canards at the nose, but this was a scaled-up B-70 Valkyrie. These would provide extra control, replacing the tail; as the NAC-60 was an SST, no horizontal stabilizer was needed, while the Concorde it was meant to compete with had a wing specially designed for both subsonic and supersonic flight, which, as a result, didn't need a canard. Judging by the amount of windows of each side of the model shown above, its 187-seat specification, it would be a narrow-body transport