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Morehouse Parish, Louisiana

Morehouse Parish is a parish located in the U. S. state of Louisiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 27,979; the parish seat is Bastrop. The parish was formed in 1844. Morehouse Parish comprises the Bastrop, LA Micropolitan Statistical Area, included in the Monroe–Ruston–Bastrop, LA Combined Statistical Area. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the parish has a total area of 806 square miles, of which 795 square miles is land and 11 square miles is water. U. S. Highway 165 U. S. Highway 425 Louisiana Highway 2 Louisiana Highway 133 Louisiana Highway 134 Union County, Arkansas Ashley County, Arkansas Chicot County, Arkansas West Carroll Parish Richland Parish Ouachita Parish Union Parish Handy Brake National Wildlife Refuge Upper Ouachita National Wildlife Refuge As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 27,979 people living in the parish. 51.3% were White, 46.9% Black or African American, 0.4% Asian, 0.1% Native American, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.3% of some other race and 1.0% of two or more races.

0.9 % were Latino. As of the census of 2000, there were 31,021 people, 11,382 households, 8,320 families living in the parish; the population density was 39 people per square mile. There were 12,711 housing units at an average density of 16 per square mile; the racial makeup of the parish was 55.76% White, 43.36% Black or African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.12% from other races, 0.44% from two or more races. 0.74% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. There were 11,382 households out of which 33.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.10% were married couples living together, 19.80% had a female householder with no husband present, 26.90% were non-families. 24.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.60% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.14. In the parish the population was spread out with 27.50% under the age of 18, 9.50% from 18 to 24, 26.40% from 25 to 44, 21.40% from 45 to 64, 15.10% who were 65 years of age or older.

The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 91.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.10 males. The median income for a household in the parish was $25,124, the median income for a family was $31,358. Males had a median income of $31,385 versus $18,474 for females; the per capita income for the parish was $13,197. About 21.30% of families and 26.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 35.90% of those under age 18 and 23.80% of those age 65 or over. In 1975, Edwards Barham, a farmer and businessman from Oak Ridge in Morehouse Parish, became the first Republican elected to the Louisiana State Senate since the era of Reconstruction. Barham won his seat by twenty-nine votes, he was unseated after a single term in office in 1979 by the Democrat David'Bo' Ginn of Bastrop. In the 2012 U. S. presidential election, Morehouse Parish cast 6,591 votes for Republican nominee Mitt Romney. U. S. President Barack Obama trailed with 5,888 ballots; these results nearly identically parallel the racial complexion of Morehouse Parish.

In 2008, Republican John McCain prevailed in Morehouse Parish with 7,258 votes to Barack Obama's 5,792 ballots. Morehouse Parish School Board operates local public schools; the 1023rd Engineer Company of the 528th Engineer Battalion of the 225th Engineer Brigade is located in Bastrop. Bastrop Bonita Collinston Mer Rouge Oak Ridge National Register of Historic Places listings in Morehouse Parish, Louisiana

Alice Lewisohn

Alice Lewisohn was the founder of the Neighborhood Playhouse with her sister Irene Lewisohn. Alice was an actress, she was the daughter of Leonard Lewisohn. In 1905 she and her sister, Irene Lewisohn, began classes and club work at the Henry Street Settlement House in New York, they produced performances with both drama. In 1915, they opened the Neighborhood Playhouse on the corner of Pitt Streets. There they offered training in both drama to children and teenagers. Irene was with the assistance of Blanche Talmud. Alice Lewisohn was in charge of the dramatic arts. In 1924 she married artist and designer Herbert E. Crowley, she resided in Zurich, Switzerland for many years and was part of the Carl Jung inner circle, along with Crowley. The notion of a hermaphroditic God, drawn from Kabballah, was suggested to Jung by Alice Lewisohn, commented on by Jung in a dream analysis seminar. Jung urged Alice Lewisohn to flee Europe at the onset of World War II in a letter in which he suggested that suicide would be a better option than for her to be "sent to Poland."

In 1927 Lewisohn closed the Neighborhood Playhouse after a dozen years of success, including landmark productions such as 1925's The Dybbuk. After the Second World War, Lewisohn settled in Zurich with her husband, she died in Zurich 1972 as Alice Lewisohn Crowley. Israel: A Symphony for Orchestra by Ernest Bloch The Neighborhood Playhouse Gertrude Kingston and a Visiting Company - The Queen's Enemies, performer: Alice Lewisohn as The Queen Back to Methuselah, Part II, staged by Alice Lewisohn The Dybbuk, staged in association with Alice Lewisohn Pinwheel, directed by Alice Lewisohn Alice Lewisohn at the Internet Broadway Database

K.A.S. Eupen

Königliche Allgemeine Sportvereinigung Eupen is a Belgian association football club based in the city of Eupen in the German-speaking Community of Belgium, in the province of Liège. They compete in the Belgian First Division A, play their home matches at the Kehrwegstadion. K. A. S. Eupen were formed in 1945 from the merger of Jugend Eupen and FC Eupen 1920, they first reached the Belgian Pro League in the 2010–11 season In June 2012, the club was purchased by the government of Qatar and its Aspire Zone Foundation, who own Paris Saint-Germain. Aspire Academy announced their intent use the club as a launching pad into European football for its academy graduates from Africa, South America and Asia. Eupen finished second in the 2015–16 Second Division, gaining promotion to the top flight of Belgian football for the second time in their history, staying up at the end of the season for the first time; as of 30 January 2020Note: Flags indicate national team. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

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V. K. Rajah

Vijaya Kumar Rajah, better known as V. K. Rajah, is a Singaporean former judicial officer, he served as Attorney-General of Singapore from 2014 to 2017 and as a Judge of Appeal of the Supreme Court from 2007 to 2014. Rajah graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from the National University of Singapore Faculty of Law in 1982 and obtained his Master of Laws from Trinity Hall, Cambridge in 1986, his father, Thampore Thamby Rajah, better known as T. T. Rajah, was a leader of the former Singaporean left-wing political party Barisan Sosialis. Rajah was among the first batch of lawyers in Singapore to be appointed Senior Counsel in 1997, was once the managing partner of law firm Rajah & Tann, he was part of the National University of Singapore Faculty of Law moot team which won the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition in 1982, a first for the university; the other members of the team were Jimmy Yim and Steven Chong. He was first appointed Judicial Commissioner on 2 January 2004, Judge of the High Court on 1 November 2004, subsequently Judge of Appeal in April 2007.

Rajah's publications include Judicial Management in Singapore. He was the chair of a committee that produced an influential report in 2007 reviewing Singapore's legal sector. Rajah has been a Director at Monetary Authority of Singapore since 1 November 2014. Rajah served as Attorney-General of Singapore until he was succeeded by Lucien Wong on 14 January 2017. During his term, he "emphasised fair prosecution and outcomes" appealing as a prosecutor for a reduced sentence in 2015, unprecedented in Singapore. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong thanked him for carrying out his duties "with dynamism and commitment". Judges, Judicial Commissioners and Registrars, Supreme Court of Singapore, 26 February 2014, archived from the original on 8 April 2014

Prudent man rule

The Prudent Man Rule is based on common law stemming from the 1830 Massachusetts court formulation, Harvard College v. Amory The prudent man rule, written by Massachusetts Justice Samuel Putnam, directs trustees "to observe how men of prudence and intelligence manage their own affairs, not in regard to speculation, but in regard to the permanent disposition of their funds, considering the probable income, as well as the probable safety of the capital to be invested." Under the Prudent Man Rule, when the governing trust instrument is silent concerning the types of investments permitted, the fiduciary is required to invest trust assets as a "prudent man" would invest his own property with the following factors in mind: the needs of beneficiaries. The application of these general principles depends on the type of account administered; the Prudent Man Rule continues to be the prevailing statute in a small number of states, in particular with regards to investments permitted by mutually-chartered institutions such as savings banks and insurance companies.

The Prudent Man Rule requires that each investment be judged on its own merits and that speculative or risky investments must be avoided. Under the Prudent Man Rule, certain types of investments, such as second mortgages or new business ventures, are viewed as intrinsically speculative and therefore prohibited as fiduciary investments; as with any fiduciary relationship, margin accounts and short selling of uncovered securities are prohibited. In contrast with the modern Prudent Investor Rule, isolated investments in a portfolio may be imprudent on individual merits at the time of acquisition, however, as a part of a portfolio, the investment could be prudent. Thus, a fiduciary may not be held liable for a loss in one investment. Since the Prudent Man Rule was last revised in 1959, numerous investment products have been introduced or have come into the mainstream. For example, in 1959, there were 155 mutual funds with nearly $16 billion in assets. By year-end 2000, mutual funds had grown with $6.9 trillion in assets.

In addition, investors have become more sophisticated and are more attuned to investments since the last revision of the Rule. As these two concepts converged, the Prudent Man Rule became less relevant; this discounting of the relevance of the prudent man rule is more the result of market forces than it is of the needs of individuals for "safety of capital". The 10,000+ mutual funds of 2000 have grown to over 15,000 mutual funds in 2006; the Prudent Man Rule in its broader interpretations implies that the fiduciary should perform enough due diligence to ensure that the company meets the investment needs of the investors. Typical due diligence includes discussions with management and customers, as well as proper evaluation of any risk factors that might affect the performance of the company or its securities; the modern interpretation of the "Prudent Man Rule" goes beyond the assessment of each asset individually to include the concept of due diligence and diversification. This is sometimes referred to as the "Prudent Investor Rule".

The logic is this: an asset may be too risky to put all your money in but may still be diversifying and therefore beneficial in a small proportion of the total portfolio. Bartlett v Barclays Bank Trust Co Ltd Re Whiteley FDIC Trust Manual Prudent Man Rule and Investment Portfolios What is the Prudent Man Rule

Zia Fatehabadi

Mehr Lal Soni, better known as Zia Fatehabadi, was an Indian Urdu ghazal and nazm writer. He was a disciple of Syed Aashiq Hussain Siddiqui Seemab Akbarabadi, a disciple of Nawab Mirza Khan Daagh Dehlvi, he used the takhallus of Zia meaning "Light" on the suggestion of his teacher, Ghulaam Qadir Farkh Amritsari. Zia Fatehabadi was born on 9 February 1913 at Punjab, he was the eldest son of Munshi Ram Soni, a Civil Engineer by profession, who belonged to the Soni family of Kapila Gotra that, at some time during the reign of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, had migrated from Rajasthan to Punjab and settled at Fatehabad, Punjab near Tarn Taran. Zia Fatehabadi's father was an exponent of Indian Classical vocal and instrumental music, who invited musicians and singers to his residence, was himself fond of singing and playing musical instruments, a good player of chess, it was one such evening in Jaipur when the young school-going Zia Fatehabadi was not given by the invited singer a copy of Iqbal’s ghazal, liked and wanted by him.

When Zia Fatehabadi was a college student his was a respected name in the Urdu world. After the publication of his first book,Tullu, which had received some disheartening criticism, he had thought of giving up writing but he was dissuaded from doing so by friends and elders. Zia Fatehabadi had started composing Urdu sh'ers and ghazals at an early age when he was still attending school in Jaipur, his education began at Peshawar. However, he completed his schooling from Maharaja High School, Rajasthan, after which he obtained his B. A. degree in Persian in 1933 and M. A. degree in 1935 as a student of Forman Christian College, Lahore. He was an above average student; as the editor of the Urdu section of the college house magazine The Folio, Zia Fatehabadi was instrumental in getting the first-ever Urdu short story "Sadhu" by Krishan Chander published in 1932. At that time, Krishan Chander was interested in his English writings and edited the English section, it is in evidence that Zia Fatehabadi was infatuated with a Bengali girl named Meera, studying in the same college at the time, addressed all his love-poetry to her.

Her name figures unreservedly in several of his writings. In an interview, he had once disclosed that she was that Meera Sen who had inspired Meeraji to write superb poems and adopt her name as his takhallus. Zia Fatehabadi had met Meeraji for the first time when the latter accompanied by Upendranath Ashk, a friend of Zia Fatehabadi, visited the office of Moulana Salahudeen and proprietor of ‘Adabi Duniya’, where Meeraji was employed at that time. Krishan Chander and Zia Fatehabadi were good friends, it was during his college days that Zia Fatehabadi came into contact with Shabbir Hussain Josh Malihabadi and Samad Yar Khan Saghar Nizami. He developed a close lifelong relationship with them, which both influenced as helped shape his literary life. In 1936, Zia Fatehabadi joined the Reserve Bank of India, from which he retired in 1971 as Deputy Chief Officer, a senior position in the bank. In 1942, he married daughter of Murli Ram Berera of Lahore. Before joining the Reserve Bank of India, while seeking suitable employment, Zia Fatehabadi was interviewed for an editor's post with All India Radio, which went to Majaz.

However and Zia Fatehabadi remained close friends. Zia Fatehabadi began to write poetry in 1925 under the supervision of his mother, Shankari Devi, with the help of Maulvi Asghar Ali Haya Jaipuri, who used to teach him Urdu at home and who imparted his own knowledge of Urdu poetry composition to him. By 1929, Zia Fatehabadi had become a familiar name in Urdu literary circles. In 1930, he became Seemab Akbarabadi’s disciple and remained true to his ustad until his own death, working to spread Seemab's methods and instructions at all times, he never gave a moment's thought to his own name or fame and sought neither favours or honours nor public or state recognition. He categorically rejected such exercises, he believed that the real worth of a poet's creativity can be gauged impartially only by those who look deeper into his works, in their desire or eagerness to get to know the poet better. In 1933, at the age of 20 and while still a college student, Zia Fatehabadi succeeded in having his first collection of Urdu poems, published in Meerut by Saghar Nizami.

He wrote from the heart and, dressed his feelings, emotions and experiences with simple, sweet-sounding, meaningful understood words and phrases – the key features in his poetry. His inimitable style gave him a distinct identity, his writings were meant to touch one's heart and mind and make one feel all that he himself had felt. He was at ease in the use of a variety of prose and poetical formats. However, he did not succumb to the practice of uninhibited expression of ideas in open forms, adopted by some of his noted contemporaries, who had introduced symbolism in Urdu Poetry. In his article titled Zia Saheb, Gopichand Narang had said that he belonged to the Seemab Akbarabadi's circle of devoted writers.