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Moogerah Peaks National Park

Moogerah Peaks is a National Park in the Fassifern Valley of South East Queensland, located 70 km south west of the state capital Brisbane. The 676-hectare park consists of four separate protected areas which surround volcanic peaks and rocky cliffs near Moogerah Dam; because the peaks are inaccessible the natural vegetation of the area has remained intact. The vegetation is open eucalypt forest with montane heath on exposed rock faces. In sheltered areas there are some patches of rainforest; the park is part of the Scenic Rim Important Bird Area, identified as such by BirdLife International because of its importance in the conservation of several species of threatened birds. The Moogerah Peaks are a small set of mountains with a volcanic origin; the summits of Mount French, Mount Edwards, Mount Moon and Mount Greville are each contained within four separate sections of the park. On Mount French the cliffs at Frog Buttress are one of the state's most popular areas for rockclimbers; the National Park surrounds Lake Moogerah, access to the Mount Edwards portion of the park can be had across the dam wall and spillway of the lake.

Palm Gorge is situated on Mount Greville. This narrow gorge contains a nearly pure stand of Piccabeen Palms. To the west and south of this park lies the Main Range National Park preserving part of the Scenic Rim; the flora of the peaks is diverse including rainforests, sclerophyll woodlands and montane heath in the rocky exposed areas. Endemic flora species occur on the peaks that can be found nowhere else on earth, such as the Moogerah Peaks Leionema and Mount Greville Reed Grass. Protected areas of Queensland Official website

Hundred of Port Gawler

The Hundred of Port Gawler is a cadastral unit of hundred located on the central Adelaide Plains in South Australia and bounded on the south by the Gawler River. It is centred on the town of Two Wells with the locality of Port Gawler at the south western corner of its boundary, it is one of the eight hundreds of the County of Gawler. It was named in 1851 by Governor Henry Young either directly or indirectly after the former Governor George Gawler; the following localities and towns of the Adelaide Plains Council area are situated inside the bounds of the Hundred of Port Gawler: Port Gawler Two Wells Lewiston Middle Beach Lower Light Korunye Reeves Plains The first local government body established in the area was the District Council of Mudla Wirra, proclaimed in 1854. Mudla Wirra council encompassed those parts of the Hundred of Port Gawler and Hundred of Grace south of the River Light as well as all of the Hundred of Mudla Wirra. In 1856 those parts in the hundreds of Grace and Port Gawler seceded to form the District Council of Port Gawler.

North of the River Light it was not until 1873 that local government was formed by the establishment of the District Council of Dublin which encompassed both the Hundred of Dublin and that unincorporated north western part of the Hundred of Port Gawler. In 1935 Port Gawler council amalgamated with Dublin and Grace councils to form the District Council of Mallala; this brought the entire hundred under the local governance of a single council body. Gawler River Lands administrative divisions of South Australia

2013–14 Hong Kong FA Cup Preliminary Round

The 2013–14 Hong Kong FA Cup is the 39th season of the Hong Kong FA Cup. It will be the first time since the 2008–09 edition that lower divisions teams are involved in the competition. 4 teams from the preliminary round will be qualified for the proper round. The involvement of clubs from lower divisions means that the competition starts with a number of preliminary rounds; the 4 victorious teams from the Preliminary Quarter-finals will progress to the First Round proper. 4 teams that reach preliminary semi-finals are qualified for the proper round of the cup. The calendar for the 2013–14 Hong Kong FA Cup Preliminary Round, as announced by the Hong Kong Football Association. Note: 1 4 teams that reach preliminary semi-finals are qualified for the proper round of the cup. Therefore, the 3rd place playoff and the final do not affect the number of clubs remaining. 10 out of 37 teams are randomly drawn and required to compete starting from the first round, while other 27 teams will start from the second round.

The eight matches will all be played on 8 December 2013. The second round draw included 5 first round winners and 27 teams, not required to play in the first round. All second round matches will be played on 8 and 15 December 2013; the third round draw saw 16 second round winners fighting for 8 quarter-finals place. All third round matches will be played on 22 December 2013; the quarter-finals draw saw 8 third round winners fighting for 4 semi-finals place. All quarter-final matches will be played on 29 December 2013; the semi-finals draw saw 4 quarter-finals winners fighting for 2 final place. It is noted -- 14 Hong Kong FA Cup main round. All semi-final matches will be played on 5 January 2014. FA Cup - Hong Kong Football Association

Deportivo Iztacalco

Deportivo Iztacalco, nicknamed Los Valedores is a Liga MX football club. They play in the Group V of the México Tercera División. In the 2006-2007 season they inherited the spot from Club Santa Cruz, the latter the team with the least successful Tercera División record in the 2007 Liga de Ascenso Clausura tournament. Most of the players come from Club San Andres, team which won a spot to play in the Tercera División after winning an amateur championship supported by the Federacíón Méxicana de Futbol and organized by Ángel Morales, owner of several Tercera División franchises; the Deportivo Iztacalco acquired the nickname "Los Valedores" starting from Round 3 in the 2007 Apertura tournament, when TV Azteca dedicated a space for the first time in its evening program Los Protagonistas, presenting it as the worst professional football team in Federación Méxicano de Fútbol Asociación and whose direction was under TV Azteca's reporter Barak Fever. Although their training camps are located in Iztacalco, Mexico City, Los Valedores de Iztacalco dispute their local matches at Estadio San Bernardino, known as "El Muro de los Sueños", located in the town of San Bernardino, in the municipality of Texcoco, Mexico State.

Thanks to their constant appearances on TV Azteca, the team has generated a large national television following with the distinction of being the most known team from Tercera División. For the Apertura 2007 and Clausura 2008 tournaments, the Mexican Football Federation placed Deportivo Iztacalco in Group VII of the Tercera División. Los Valedores lost their first seven games. On September 26, 2007 gained their first point in the Round 8 after 1-1 tie against Mineros del Real Hidalgo, despite having lost in the penalty kicks. October 12, 2007 is the date of what many consider their first victory. In the 12th week of the tournament, the referee gave them a default win when the opposing team failed to make an appearance on the pitch; the Deportivo Iztacalco ended the 2007 Apertura tournament with 4 points, the result of "winning" their first competitive match, a draw and 12 losses. Los Valedores ended in the last position of Group VII and in the general position 202 among 204 clubs that make the Tercera División.

On December 11, 2007 Los Valedores had a match against a representative team from Los Protagonistas, the program on "TV Azteca" that broadcast the Valedores games on Television, this team was formed by former professional players like Luis Garcia, Jorge Campos, Francisco Gabriel de Anda, Roberto Medina and Careca. The match was held at the Deportivo Xochimilco Stadium with controversial refereeing from Gilberto Alcala; the match ended 1-0 in favour of the Los Protagonistas team. At the end of the 2007 Apertura season, the team conducted tryouts were more than 700 candidates attended. Only 5 were selected: Diego "El Gato" Reynoso, Guillermo "RBD" Guzmán, Carlos "Piwi" Godínez and Anibal "Robinho" Cruz and Giovanni "Guardadito" Pérez. During the 2008 League Season, Valedores conducted a second tryout where more than 3000 candidates attended. Nine players were selected; the director of football operations changed more than half of the team roster based on the poor performance reflected in the past seasons.

At the present time, Valedores have 36 points and still have more than 10. The Deportivo Iztacalco has a rival in Atlético Xochimilco, the latter a team that acquired some of the players that were laid off by "Valedores". In 2008, they had their first match, 2-1 in favour of "Valedores". After another successful National Tour, TV Azteca decided to terminate the Valedores de Iztacalco project; this made. Official Site

Organ of St. Peter and Paul in Cappel

The organ of St. Peter and Paul in Cappel was built in 1680 by Arp Schnitger for the St. Johannis-Klosterkirche in Hamburg and has been in Cappel, Lower Saxony since 1816, it is considered to be the most complete and sonically best-preserved organ from the late 17th century in northern Germany. The instrument has two manuals with pedal and 30 stops, of which only two are not old. Helmut Walcha's recordings of Bach's organ works made this instrument world-famous; the organ was built for the St. Johannis-Klosterkirche in Hamburg; that church was part of a Dominican Abbey, whose buildings were re-used after the Reformation by the'Elehrtenschule des Johanneumsscholarship'. Well-known cantors of the school included Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach; the contract was finalised in 1679. Schnitger's autograph disposition was rediscovered in 1989 in Basedow; the organ was built in Schnitger's workshop in Stade From April to December 1680, with Hauptwerk, Rückpositiv and pedal. The pedal was placed directly behind the Hauptwerk case.

Schnitger used at least ten stops from the previous organ, an instrument of an unknown builder from the late Renaissance. Schnitger integrated all the larger stopped registers into his organ; the broad cases of the Hauptwerk and Rückpositiv are both divided into five parts and are matching in shape. In both cases, the elevated polygonal central tower is connected to the lateral pointed towers by two-storey pipe-flats in which dummy pipes are used; the pointed side towers and flats of the two cases are united under a common cornice in composite style. Elaborately designed mechanisms connect to the narrower lower case with the console; the richly decorated cornices and friezes of the facade echo the appearance of the previous instrument, or parts of the old ornamentation were re-used. The new carving was created by the Hamburg sculptor Christian Precht; the detail of the pipe-shades features floral elements in the main case, but the Rückpositiv adds flowers, grimaces, stylized animal heads and – in the lower part of the Rückpositiv – three angel heads.

The case-pipes are the only ones by Schnitger's hand that have survived today, their metal luckily not having been requisitioned in the 20th century for military purposes. Sonically they are characterized by an overtone-rich sound; the mixture stops reflect the tradition of Renaissance mixtures without high-pitched ranks in the treble. The rich variety of mixed sounds available mean; the fact that Schnitger's pedal mixture was preserved is unusual, since these were later raplaced on other Schnitger organs in line with contemporary tastes. Unusual is the chromatic arrangement of the pipes on the free-standing pedal chest, explained by the slope of the western wall in St. Johannis; the fact that Schnitger adopted reed stops from older instruments is unusual. Overall, the original intonation of Schnitger is preserved and has not been changed by alterations and restorations. During the French occupation at the beginning of the 19th century, the monastery church in Hamburg served as a magazine; the organ was stored in 1813 by Joachim Wilhelm Geycke.

The organ was sold to Cappel by the Petrikirche in Hamburg for 600 Reichstaler. After a fire in 1810 a new church had been built in Cappel, but the community could not afford a new organ. A delegation from Cappel traveled to Hamburg on 16 June 1816 to collect the organ. Geycke and Johann Heinrich Wohlien packed the organ in wooden boxes, which were transported from Hamburg to Cuxhaven by ship. On June 29, 1816, the transfer of the organ was completed. Johann Georg Wilhelm Wilhelmy signed a contract in which he undertook to rebuild the organ for 385 Reichstaler and set it up; the main case had to be shortened. For the flame ornaments in front of the feet of the front pipes in the middle tower of the Rückpositivs, which represent a stylistically strikingly foreign element, Wilhelmy used broken parts of carved angel wings, which are still missing from the angels on the Rückpositiv; the round segments next to the middle tower of the Rückpositiv are attributable to Wilhelmy. In addition, Wilhelmy was commissioned to install a Zimbelstern.

Due to the lower ceiling height compared to Hamburg, the Christ and angel figures could no longer be placed on the main case and were instead used on the pulpit and altar. Since this alteration, John the Baptist, the middle figure on the Rückpositiv, no longer points with his index finger to the Christ figure, but into a void. In 1890, the Stade organ builder Johann Hinrich Röver replaced Schnitger's bellows with three large wedge bellows, resembling those of Schnitger in construction, providing a comparable breathing wind supply; until 1927, the instrument was maintained by various organ workshops from Stade, without interfering with its historic substance. In 1928 Christhard Mahrenholz highlighted the special importance of the organ in a report and recommended a renovation and repair of the those stops which were unusable. For that year a purchase attempt is documented. In 1932, the organ workshop P. Furtwängler & Hammer built an electric blower. From 1939 a first repair was made by Paul Ott, who took care of the organ in 1950–1952 in the recordings of Helmut Walcha.

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James V. McClintic

James Vernon McClintic was an American politician and a U. S. Representative from Oklahoma. Born near Bremond, Texas, McClintic was the son of Emma Clay Proctor Mc Clintic, he moved with his parents to Groesbeck, Texas, in 1880 and attended the public schools and Add Ran University in Fort Worth. He married Emma May Biggs in 1904 and they had two children, Mary Vance and Olive Erle. McClintic accepted a position with a wholesale dry-goods company in St. Louis, Missouri in 1901. In 1902, he became a traveling salesman, he moved to Snyder, Oklahoma Territory, in 1902, where he opened the Texas Store, a mercantile business. He homesteaded a farm in Texas County in 1906. After returning to Snyder, McClintic was elected city clerk in 1908. One year he served as clerk of Kiowa County, Oklahoma in 1909; when the southern portion of Kiowa County broke away to form Swanson County, with Snyder as its county seat, he was elected to the Oklahoma House of Representatives. He served as Swanson County's representative from January 3, 1911 to until the dissolution of the county on June 27 of that year.

He served in the Oklahoma Senate in 1913 and 1914. Having studied law at Georgetown University, Washington, D. C. McClintic was licensed to practice in all the courts of Oklahoma. McClintic was elected as a Democrat to the 64th Congress and to the nine succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1915 to January 3, 1935. During the 65th Congress, he was chairman of the Committee on Expenditures on Public Buildings, he failed to receive his party's nomination in 1934. From 1935 to 1940, McClintic was the executive assistant to the Governor of Oklahoma, he served as an administrative assistant in the District of Columbia Department of Vehicles and Traffic in 1940 and 1941. McClintic once again attempted to secure a Democratic Party nomination to fill a vacancy in the 67th Congress, but was again unsuccessful. However, he returned to Washington as special assistant to the Secretary of the Interior, serving from 1941 to 1944; as a member of the Readjustment Division of the War Department he served in 1944 and 1945.

He resumed the practice of law. On a train en route to Los Angeles, McClintic died from a heart attack near Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, on April 22, 1948, he is interred at Oklahoma City, Okla.. United States Congress. "James V. McClintic". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. James V. McClintic Collection and Photograph Collection at the Carl Albert Center James V. McClintic at Find a Grave