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New Columbus, Pennsylvania

New Columbus is a borough in Luzerne County, United States. The population was 227 at the 2010 census. New Columbus was first settled in 1819, it was incorporated as a borough in 1859. The community has not changed much since its founding. New Columbus is located at 41°10′21″N 76°17′22″W, it is a small farming town located in western Luzerne County. There are small clusters of houses scattered throughout the borough. Downtown New Columbus, which consists of a few homes and businesses, is located at the intersection of Old Tioga Turnpike and Academy Street. According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 3.1 square miles, all of it land. As of the census of 2000, there were 215 people, 86 households, 63 families residing in the borough; the population density was 68.1 people per square mile. There were 96 housing units at an average density of 30.4 per square mile. The racial makeup of the borough was 100.00% white. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.40% of the population.

There were 86 households, out of which 31.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.5% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 25.6% were non-families. 22.1% of all households were made up of individuals, 11.6% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.94. In the borough the population was spread out, with 25.1% under the age of 18, 5.1% from 18 to 24, 31.2% from 25 to 44, 18.6% from 45 to 64, 20.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 87.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.3 males. The median income for a household in the borough was $38,594, the median income for a family was $39,844. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $21,071 for females; the per capita income for the borough was $15,981. None of the families and 2.7% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 8.7% of those over 64.

The population of New Columbus was 222 as of 2017

2019 Westmeath County Council election

A Westmeath County Council election was held in County Westmeath in Ireland on 24 May 2019 as part of that year's local elections. All 20 councillors were elected for a five-year term of office from 4 local electoral areas by single transferable vote; the 2018 LEA boundary review committee replaced the three LEAs used in the 2014 elections. Fianna Fáil gained one seat in this election, Fine Gael and the Labour Party retained their five and two seats the Green Party had its first two local councillors in Westmeath elected, Sinn Féin lost their representation on this council while there were two Independent candidates elected; the smaller parties that ran candidates in Westmeath failed to make any breakthrough. "Westmeath County Council - Local Election candidates". RTÉ. 13 May 2019. Retrieved 15 May 2019. Local Electoral Area Boundary Committee No. 1. "Report 2018". Government Publications. Pp. 114–117, 165. ISBN 978-1-4064-2990-9. Retrieved 8 May 2019. Phelan, John Paul. "S. I. No. 636/2018 — County of Westmeath Local Electoral Areas Order 2018".

Electronic Irish Statute Book. Retrieved 8 May 2019. "Elections 2019". Westmeath County Council. Retrieved 19 June 2019. "Elections 2019. The Westmeath Examiner. 1 June 2019. Pp. 6–7

Macedonian pronouns

A pronoun is a substitute for a noun or a noun phrase, or things mentioned or understood from the context. These are words like јас'I', мене'me', себе'himself, herself', ова'this', кој'who, which', некој'somebody', никој'nobody', сите'all', секој'everybody'. Macedonian pronouns decline for case, i.e. their function in a phrase as subject, direct object, or object of a preposition. Based on their meaning and the function in the sentence, pronouns fall into the following categories: Use of ти is limited to friends and family, is used among children. In formal usage only Вие occurs. Вие should always be capitalized. Ти, used when referring to God, should be capitalized. Interrogative pronouns refer to an unknown person, quality or quantity and agree with the noun they denote in gender and number. Personal interrogative pronouns have two cases and genitive. There are accusative and dative forms: кого and кому, respectively; the more analytical construction на кого is an optional alternative for the dative form.

They are used with nonhuman beings. Quality interrogative pronouns are used for asking one to specify the word in question, they are translated in English as what/what kind of/what sort of. There is only one interrogative pronoun for quantity — колку and it is invariant for gender and number, it is used before plural nouns to ask about their quantity, before an adjective or adverb to ask about the extent, age, etc. of something or somebody. An alternative full form, себеси, is used for emphasis. Ана ѝ ја даде нејзината книга на Марија. Ана ѝ ја даде својата книга на Марија. Macedonian by Victor Friedman, 2001, p. 29

Darkness Fell on Gotenhafen

Darkness Fell on Gotenhafen is a 1960 German drama film directed by Frank Wisbar. It dramatizes the sinking of MV Wilhelm Gustloff. Heinz Schön presents the death toll figure as high as 9,343 including 5,000 children. MV Wilhelm Gustloff was a German cruise liner laid down on 4 August 1936. Intended to be christened Adolf Hitler, she was named after Wilhelm Gustloff, the assassinated leader of Nazi Party Foreign Organisation in Switzerland, she was launched into the Elbe on 5 May 1937. The liner was constructed by Blohm & Voss, Hamburg as part of the Kraft durch Freude program to endorse low-cost voyages for the German working class, with the belief that happy workers work harder. Up to 30 luxury liners had been planned, but only two were built. Wilhelm Gustloff was the flagship, Robert Ley was her sister ship. At the outbreak of the war in 1939, the ship's original purpose came to an end, she was requisitioned by the Kriegsmarine and converted to a hospital ship until 20 November 1940 with the designation Lazarettschiff D, but was referred to as Lazarettschiff "Wilhelm Gustloff".

After that, she became a floating barracks for around 1,000 men of the 2nd U-boat Training Division in the port of Gotenhafen. Wilhelm Gustloff was moored there for more than four years until 1945 before she was put back into service as part of Operation Hannibal. Commenced on 23 January 1945, Operation Hannibal was a German naval action under the initiative of Grand Admiral Karl Doenitz to evacuate German civilians and military personnel from the Baltic as the Soviet Red Army advanced. Doenitz asserted that the operation was to evacuate as many lives as possible away from the already-begun Soviet reprisals. Ships of all kinds took part in this massive rescue operation, which ceased in May 1945 as the war ended. At 1230 hours on 30 January 1945, Wilhelm Gustloff left Gotenhafen for Kiel. By 1500 hours she had reached the open sea, it was snowing, with a temperature of − 20 strong wind of 30 knots. According to the ship's official records, 6,000 to 7,000 people were registered. In fact, more than 10,500 people were on board, exceeding her designed capacity by about 8,650.

The ship was'Noah's Ark' for those escaping the advancing Soviet Red Army. At 2108 hours, only about 30 kilometres after her departure, she was torpedoed by the Soviet submarine S-13, commanded by Captain Aleksandr Marinesko. Before sinking Wilhelm Gustloff, Marinesko was facing a court martial for drunkenness. Four torpedoes were prepared and each had one nickname:'For Motherland','For Leningrad','For the Soviet People', and'For Stalin'; the first three were launched and struck the port side of the ship. After being struck, the ship listed to port. Within an hour, she sank 45 metres beneath the Baltic Sea. 9,343 lives were lost, up to half of them children. This remains the worst single ship sinking in history and is dubbed "the German Titanic." The number of casualties is six times greater than that of Titanic. 1,215 were picked up by eight German ships. S-13 launched two torpedoes at one of them without scoring any hits. On 10 February 1945, S-13 sank another evacuation ship SS Steuben, carrying about 5,000 people where only 650 survived.

In the end, only about 10 percent of the passengers survived, because many of the lifeboats were unusable, the crew essential for lowering them were either trapped or dead by the first torpedo impact. Additionally, overcrowding that led to chaos trapped many passengers below decks, the frigid waters of the Baltic Sea diminished the chance of survival for the floating survivors. Wilhelm Gustloff was a legitimate target, her sinking was not regarded as a war crime, because she was no longer a cruise liner nor a hospital ship, but had been converted as a floating barrack or accommodation ship for 1,000 members the 2nd U-boat Training Division. Additionally, she was armed with anti-aircraft guns and was transporting over 1,000 military personnel. Sonja Ziemann – Maria Reiser Gunnar Möller – Kurt Reiser Erik Schumann – Hans Schott Brigitte Horney – Generalin von Reuss Mady Rahl – Edith Marquardt Erich Dunskus – Father Marquardt Willy Maertens – Father Reiser Edith Schultze-Westrum – Mutter Reiser Wolfgang Preiss – Dr. Beck Tatjana Iwanow – Servicewoman Meta Christine Mylius – Mrs Rauh Aranka Jaenke – Mrs Kahle Dietmar Schönherr – Gaston Günter PfitzmannOberleutnant Dankel Erwin LinderKapitänleutnant Günter Ungeheuer – Doctor Karl-Heinz KreienbaumRadioman of the Gustloff Carl Lange – Captain Zahn Peter Voß – Captain Petersen Carla Hagen – Monica Til Kiwe – SS officer Georg Lehn – Mr Pinkoweit Hela Gruel – Mrs Pinkoweit Thomas Braut – Lieutenant von Fritzen Wolfgang Stumpf – Reese, First Officer of the Gustloff Ursula Herwig – Inge Marlene Riphahn – Mrs Kubelsky Martin Hirthe – Party guest Horst Frank – Narrator Darkness Fell on Gotenhafen on IMDb

Caroline, South Australia

Caroline is a locality in the Australian state of South Australia located about 389 kilometres south-east of the state capital of Adelaide and about 12 kilometres southeast of the municipal seat of Mount Gambier adjoining the border with the state of Victoria. Boundaries for the locality were created on 31 October 1996 for the “long established name”, derived from the cadastral unit of the Hundred of Caroline. A school which operated from 1913 to 1917 opened with the name ‘Caroline East School’, changed to ‘Summer Hill’ in the following year while another known as ‘Hundred of Caroline School’ operated from 1893 to 1944. Caroline is bounded in part on its north side by the Princes Highway and to the east by the border with Victoria; the principal land use in the locality is primary production, exclusively concerned with forestry. Five parcels of land within the locality have been proclaimed for conservation purposes as the Penambol Conservation Park and as the native forest reserves known as Dry Creek, Honey Suckle and Snow Gum.

The 2016 Australian census, conducted in August 2016 reports that Caroline had a population of 18 people. Caroline is located within the federal division of Barker, the state electoral district of Mount Gambier and the local government area of the District Council of Grant

Jim Phillips (cricketer)

James Phillips was a Victorian first-class cricketer and Test match umpire. He did not play his first first-class match until 1885/86, altogether played 124 matches for Canterbury and Victoria between 1885/86 and 1898/99 as a right-hand batsman and right-arm medium bowler, he scored 1827 runs at an average of 12.59 with a highest score of 110 not out, took 355 wickets at an average of 20.00 with best figures of 8 for 69. Seven times he took 10 or more wickets in a match, he took 50 catches. As a player and umpire he travelled following the cricket seasons. Middlesex valued his contribution so that he was given a benefit match, Australia v. Middlesex, in 1899, he was able to help Australian players, such as Albert Trott find jobs and play cricket in England. For a while he played first-class cricket for Canterbury. Phillips umpired, his first match was between Australia and England in Melbourne on 21 March 1885 to 25 March 1885, comfortably won by England by an innings and 98 runs. His colleague was George Hodges.

He umpired 13 Test matches in Australia, including all 5 in the 1894/95 and the 1897/98 series against England. He umpired 11 matches in England against Australian touring sides, including all 3 in 1896, 4 out of 5 in 1905, his last matches were the 5 played in South Africa against England in 1905/06. Thus he can claim to be the first genuinely "international" Test umpire. According to Jack Pollard,'Dimboola Jim' Phillips was "a fearless umpire, responsible for stamping out throwing around the turn of the century … establishing an international reputation for acumen and honesty." Amongst the bowlers called for throwing by Phillips were Australian Test players Ernie Jones and Tom McKibbin. Jones was first no-balled in a match between South Australia and the visiting English side in 1897/98. Phillips again no-balled him once in the 2nd Test of that series, Jones thus becoming the first bowler to be called for throwing in a Test match; the selectors omitted Jack Saunders from the 1905 team to tour England because it was feared that Phillips would no-ball him for throwing.

Wisden blamed English umpires for the problem, claiming that "Australian bowlers never threw in England until we had shown them over and over again that could be broken with impunity." Phillips' actions, including the no-balling of the English amateur champion C. B. Fry, led to a meeting of County captains in 1900, which recommended that nine regular bowlers not be used in the following season. In the first Test match of 1897/98 Phillips gave. McLeod was bowled by a no-ball but, did not hear the call, he left the wicket, believing he was out, a fieldsman pulled out a stump and appealed. Under present-day Laws McLeod would be given'not out' as he had "left his wicket under a misapprehension that he out".. When smoke from bushfires made visibility difficult at Melbourne in the 4th Test of the 1897/98 series, the English captain claimed that play should cease because of bad light. Umpire Phillips was unimpressed, saying that "if that light was bad cricket had better be given up at Bramall Lane and Old Trafford."

An English player remarked that Australia was the only place where the country was set alight just to win a cricket match. On retirement, Phillips became a mining engineer and is reputed to have made a fortune in North America. List of Test cricket umpires List of Victoria first-class cricketers Pollard, Australian Cricket: 1803-1893, The Formative Years. Sydney, The Book Company, 1995. Pollard, Australian Cricket: 1893-1917, The Turbulent Years. Sydney, The Book Company, 1995. Pollard, Australian Cricket: The game and the players. Sydney, Hodder & Stoughton, 1982. Jim Phillips at ESPNcricinfo