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National Gold Bank Note

National Gold Bank Notes, issued by nine national gold banks in California in the 1870s and 1880s, were National Bank Notes redeemable in gold. Printed on a yellow-tinted paper, six National Gold Bank Note denominations circulated: $5, $10, $20, $50, $100, $500. A $1,000 note was printed, but never issued. During the issuing period of national gold banks, the U. S. Treasury issued 200,558 notes totaling $3,465,240. Today, National Gold Bank Notes are rare in the higher denominations with condition falling in the good to fine range. 630 national gold bank notes are known to exist, 20 grade above "very fine". The National Gold Bank Notes were authorized under the provisions of the Currency Act of July 12, 1870; the series was a result of the California Gold Rush. Ten national gold banks were nine of them in California and one in Boston, Massachusetts; the Kiddler Bank was the only bank to have $1,000 notes among others prepared however, no notes circulated from the bank. Friedberg, Arthur L.. Paper Money of the United States: A Complete Illustrated Guide With Valuations.

Coin & Currency Institute. ISBN 978-0-87184-519-1. Huntoon, Peter W.. United States Large Size National Bank Notes. Society of Paper Money Collectors, Inc. ISBN 0-9648774-1-4. Annual Report of the Comptroller of the Currency. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. 1876. Retrieved 14 May 2014. About Paper Money - Large-size paper money - Early federal issues Coin World Pictures of National Gold Bank Notes The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Instrument landing system glide path

Instrument landing system glide path is – according to Article 1.106 of the International Telecommunication Union's ITU Radio Regulations – defined as « A system of vertical guidance embodied in the instrument landing system which indicates the vertical deviation of the aircraft from its optimum path of descent.» Each radio station or system shall be classified by the service in which it operates permanently or temporarily. See A glide slope station uses an antenna array sited to one side of the runway touchdown zone; the GS signal is transmitted on a carrier signal using a technique similar to that for the localizer. The centre of the glide slope signal is arranged to define a glide path of 3° above horizontal; the beam is 1.4° deep. The pilot controls the aircraft so that the glide slope indicator remains centered on the display to ensure the aircraft is following the glide path to remain above obstructions and reach the runway at the proper touchdown point. Two signals are transmitted on one of 40 ILS channels.

One is modulated at the other at 150 Hz. These are transmitted from co-located antennas; each antenna transmits a narrow beam. Localizer and glide slope carrier frequencies are paired so that the navigation radio automatically tunes the G/S frequency which corresponds to the selected LOC frequency; the LOC signal is in the 110 MHz range. LOC carrier frequencies range between 111.95 MHz. International Telecommunication Union

Dominique de Buman

Dominique de Buman is a Swiss politician. He was a Vice President of the Christian Democratic People's Party between 2004 and 2016. In November of 2017, he began a one-year term as President of the National Council, succeeding Jürg Stahl. At the cantonal level, de Buman sat in the Grand Council, he was subsequently elected to the National Assembly as well as being elected as Vice President of the Christian Democratic People's Party on 18 September 2004. In the Federal Parliament, de Buman served on the Committee for Science and Culture, the Committee for Economic Affairs and Taxation, the Control Committee. In 2007, de Buman was president of the organizing committee for the celebration of the 850th anniversary of the city of Fribourg. From 1994 to 2009 he presided over the Sparkasse his hometown. From 1991 until 2004 de Buman was chief of staff of the pension fund of the city of Freiburg, their poor leadership - the coverage reached only 32% - resulted in the formation of a commission of inquiry, which made de Buman responsible for the unfortunate situation.

He served as President of the National Council from 2017 to 2018. He did not run for re-election as the bylaws of the Fribourg Christian Democrats impose a four-term limit on its members

Victoria Hall (Pittsburgh)

Victoria Hall at 201 South Winebiddle Street in the Bloomfield neighborhood of Pittsburgh, was built for Henry J. Lynch in the late 1860s, it was acquired by the Ursuline Sisters in 1894 and used as a Catholic girls' school, the Ursuline Academy for Young Women from 1895 to 1981. The school building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2012; the original architect of this Second Empire style house was Isaac Hobbs, the architect of the Dollar Savings Bank on Fourth Avenue in Pittsburgh. Hobbs and Henry J. Lynch worked together when Lynch sat on the bank's board of directors from 1864 to 1906; the house was added to the List of City of Pittsburgh historic designations on August 20, 1982, the List of Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation Historic Landmarks in 1984. The mansion has stained-glass windows, 14-foot-high tin ceilings and carved corbels; the Ursuline Sisters raised the money to buy the building for a school in the 1890s, defended the school's independence against the Diocese of Pittsburgh and it Bishop Phelan.

They made a number of additions to the original structure, including an auditorium/dormitory, a dining hall. They sold the building in the early 1990s. From 1993 until 2001, it was known as "Victoria Hall", was a venue for weddings and parties; the building is the Waldorf School of Pittsburgh, a part of the larger Waldorf education movement. Students in the architectural studies program at the University of Pittsburgh, led by their teacher Jeff Slack and wrote the first draft of the National Register of Historic Places nomination form in 2008 and 2010

1988 Iranian legislative election

Parliamentary elections were held in Iran on 8 April 1988, with a second round on 13 May. The result was a victory for leftist politicians who emerged as reformists; the number of clerics elected to the Majlis was reduced by over a third. The constitution approved in a December 1979 referendum provided for a 270-seat Majlis, with five seats reserved for minority groups including Jews, Armenians from the north and south of the country and one jointly elected by Assyrians and Chaldeans; the elections were conducted using a two-round system, with the number of candidates progressing to the second round being double the number of seats available. Candidates required an absolute majority to win a seat in the first round, plurality to win in the second round. Around 1,400 candidates contested the elections, including around 30 women. 188 seats were won in the first round of voting. There were three main groups contesting in the elections, namely: Association of Combatant Clerics Combatant Clergy Association Coalition of the Oppressed and Deprived Freedom Movement of Iran boycotted the elections.

The newly elected Majlis met for the first time on 28 May, elected Mir-Hossein Mousavi as Prime Minister on 30 June

Bathari language

Bathari is an Afro-Asiatic language of Oman, located on the southeast coast facing the Khuriya Muriya Islands. The language is similar to Mehri and some members of the Bathari tribe speak Mehri instead of Bathari; the first westerner to discover the existence of Bathari was Bertram Thomas in 1929. The name Bathari has been variously rendered: Batahari, Botahari, Bathara; the stress always falls on the last long syllable in Bathari, unless the stress unit is only composed of short syllables. In this case, the first syllable is stressed; as with other Modern South Arabian languages, Bathari nouns have two genders and three numbers, but the dual is obsolete. The ending -t marks feminine nouns, apart from loanwords from Arabic that end in -h'.' It is not Shahri but Bathari which retains the Arabic-like'ain. Some Bathari words were mentioned in Johnstone's Mehri Jibbali Lexicon. Stroomer affirms that it is a dialect of Mehri, whereas Simeone-Senelle considers it a separate language, she does admit, that Bathari, along with Harsusi, is related to Mehri.

In terms of speaker numbers they range from 12 to 20 for Bathari to over 180,000 for Mehri. In addition to the threat of Arabic, Mehri threatens to replace the Bathari language due to its less prestigious position; the tribe seems to be dying out with the language under threat from modem education in Arabic. The Bathari language is nearly extinct. Estimates are that the number of remaining speakers are under 100.' In 2016, Janet Watson gave an estimate of 12 to 20. In 2019, the UAE's The National newspaper put the number of remaining elderly fluent speakers left at just 12 to 17, as well as a few dozen middle-aged speakers who mixed it with Arabic. Bathari Engdangered Languages Profile. Bathari Word List