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Newark, Arkansas

Newark is a city in Independence County, United States. The population was 1,176 at the 2010 census; the local high school has won three basketball state championships, two quiz bowl state titles, one softball state championship. The first Cedar Ridge Basketball State Championship came against East Poinsett County, which at the time had Malik Monk, who went on to become a shooting guard for Kentucky. Newark is located in east central Independence County three miles north of the White River. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.8 square miles, all land. Arkansas Highway 69 Arkansas Highway 69 Business Arkansas Highway 122 As of the census of 2000, there were 1,219 people, 500 households, 345 families residing in the city; the population density was 696.9 people per square mile. There were 562 housing units at an average density of 321.3/sq mi. The racial makeup of the city was 96.55% White, 0.66% Black or African American, 0.98% Native American, 0.49% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 0.08% from other races, 1.15% from two or more races.

0.90% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. There were 500 households out of which 35.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.0% were married couples living together, 10.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 31.0% were non-families. 29.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.0% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 3.01. In the city, the population was spread out with 26.7% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 21.5% from 45 to 64, 15.4% 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 83.6 males. The median income for a household in the city was $28,239, the median income for a family was $34,545. Males had a median income of $27,404 versus $17,692 for females; the per capita income for the city was $14,392. About 9.1% of families and 14.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.5% of those under age 18 and 20.1% of those age 65 or over.

Students in Newark are served by Cedar Ridge School District. It was formed on July 1, 2004 from the consolidation of the Newark School District and the Cord Charlotte School District. List of cities in Arkansas Media related to Newark, Arkansas at Wikimedia Commons

LMS Stanier Class 5 4-6-0 4806

LMS Stanier Class 5 4-6-0 No. 44806 is a preserved British steam locomotive. It was built at Derby in 1944. Numbered 4806 by the LMS, it had 40000 added to its number under British Railways after nationalisation in 1948. 44806 was one of the last locomotives to be withdrawn from service, surviving until 1968, the last year of steam on British Railways. 44806 was an early candidate for preservation, moving directly from BR to the "Steamtown" collection at Carnforth, where it was housed in the same locomotive depot where steam's final fires had been dropped only recently. This meant that it was not subjected to the years of neglect and parts-stripping at Woodham Brothers scrapyard in Barry, Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales, the fate of many. In preservation, it was unusually well-travelled between museums and lines, although staying in the North West of England; some years were spent based in Accrington, with working excursions to a planned preserved line at Helmshore. Although these exact plans never quite came to fruition after that station's closure in 1972, most of the line survived as what is now the East Lancashire Railway.

In 1973, 44806 was based for a short time at the newly reopened Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway, as their largest and only tender engine, but operating a large tender engine was difficult on a line without a turntable. Whilst at Haverthwaite, 44806 was adopted by the ITV children's TV series Magpie and named "Magpie"; the Magpie programme was always in competition with the BBC's comparable Blue Peter programme, which had earlier adopted the LNER A2 Peppercorn 532 Blue Peter, conveniently built under that name. Shortly after this, a crack was found in the outer firebox. Haverthwaite did not have the workshop facilities for an engine of this length or weight, so it was moved, this time to "Steamport" in Southport; these were busy times for the British steam preservation movement, with many new projects and scrapyard rescues all competing for attention and money. As a result,'Magpie' languished. In 1983, Magpie was moved to Manchester and the Museum of Science and Industry, as a purely static exhibit.

In 1993, 44806, with its 20-year-old firebox crack, travelled to the Llangollen Railway, where repair work began. This work took three years to complete, with a return to steam on 15 September 1995, it worked on the Llangollen for nearly ten years, first back as 4806 in black LMS livery with red lining once again as 44806, wearing the BR "ferret and a dartboard" tender badges with red and white lining. The expiration of the locomotive's 10 year boiler certificate prompted another rebuild; the work this time was less serious, being wear items such as boiler tubes, firebox stays and worn tyres. The work was completed and 4806 returned to steam on 29 August 2007 and was back in service on 14 September; the new livery was again BR period. Since its initial preservation, 44806 had been owned by one man, Ken Aldcroft. Aldcroft died in 2003, 44806 passed to his daughter Ms Renee Wyatt. To commemorate Aldcroft's 35 years of preservation, 44806 was renamed Kenneth Aldcroft. 44806 Kenneth Aldcroft was working at the Llangollen Railway.

2008 was the 40th anniversary of the end of British Railways steam, of 44806's own preservation. In July 2013, the locomotive was offered for sale, was purchased by the North Yorkshire Moors Railway; until January 2018 when its boiler certificate expired 44806 operated trains on the NYMR only between Grosmont and Pickering because it did not have mainline equipment fitted. It is planned to be certified to run trains to Whitby after completion of its next overhaul; as of August 2018, the engine is in storage awaiting overhaul

Joseph Hardtmuth

Joseph Hardtmuth was a successful Austrian architect and entrepreneur. In 1789, he invented a new kind of earthenware with a lead-free glaze for the tableware production, the so-called Vienna ware. In 1810, he invented an artificial pumice and years a version of stoneware, used to make mortars and other utensils. A flexible, unbreakable blackboard was produced. In 1792, Hardtmuth established a pencil factory in Vienna after he succeeded in creating an artificial graphite pencil by mixing powdered graphite with clay; until that time, whole pieces, cut from graphite, were glued in between wood and were imported from England. With the new method, graphite of inferior quality could be used in pencil manufacturing, lowering the price and making the product more accessible for the masses, his company Koh-i-Noor Hardtmuth still exists. Petroski, Henry; the Pencil: a history of design and circumstance. Random House. Pp. 385–407. ISBN 0-394-57422-2; the Koh-i-noor website – current website for the company THE KOH-I-NOOR HARDTMUTH story, a tradition of innovation - ChartPak's write up

Frank Wallace (politician)

Francis Patrick "Frank" Wallace was an Australian politician, a member of the Legislative Assembly of Western Australia from 1897 to 1904. Wallace was born at a locality near Dalby, Queensland, he came to Western Australia in 1886 living in the Kimberley. Wallace went to the Eastern Goldfields, establishing a store in Yalgoo in 1896; when the Yalgoo Roads Board was gazetted in 1896, he was elected as its first chairman. Retiring as chairman of the roads board, Wallace was elected to parliament at the 1897 general election, winning the newly created seat of Yalgoo. In December 1899, he and another MP, John Conolly, volunteered to serve in the Boer War, enlisting in the West Australian Mounted Infantry. However, Wallace never made it to South Africa, withdrawing shortly before his contingent was about to leave, his business manager had been taken necessitating a return to Yalgoo. At the 1901 general election, Wallace's seat was abolished, he transferred to the new seat of Mount Magnet, he did not recontest Mount Magnet at the 1904 election, but in that year unsuccessfully stood for the Legislative Council, losing to William Patrick in Central Province.

In 1906, Wallace went to farm in Wagin. He lived in Geraldton, retired to Perth, dying there in July 1925, he was unmarried

Hana Shimozumi

Hana Shimozumi, sometimes written as Hannah Shimozumi, Hana Shimozumi Iki, was an American singer, billed as "the Japanese Nightingale", best known for playing Yum Yum in Gilbert and Sullivan's The Mikado in 1919. Hana Shimozumi was born in Hawaii, she was raised by adoptive parents in California. Hana Shimozumi was billed as "the Japanese Nightingale", she first gained wider attention when she sang an aria from Madame Butterfly at a movie house in San Francisco in 1918. The New York Times called her 1919 performance as Yum Yum in The Mikado with the Gallo English Opera Company a "novelty", she was said to be the first woman of Japanese ancestry to play the role. Another reviewer went beyond the novelty, to describer her voice as "a pure, light, flexible soprano", further noting that "she is a vivacious and intelligent actress."After she married, Shimozumi Iki left the light opera stage "temporarily", but continued to perform on radio, in revues, through the 1920s. Hana Shimozumi married a surgeon.

They had a daughter, born in 1922, lived in Sacramento, California and in Los Angeles, California. During World War II, Hana Shimozumi Iki was interned, with her family, at Tule Lake Relocation Center, she had visited Japan only once as a child, did not speak, read, or write Japanese. Hannah Shimozumi Iki died in 1978, aged 84 years. A photograph of Hana Shimozumi from the 1910s, in the George Grantham Bain Collection, Library of Congress. An oral history interview with Hana Shimozumi's daughter, Marsha Iki, conducted in 1979, in the Issei Oral History Project, Center for Sacramento History

Savannah River Parkway

The Savannah River Parkway is a four-lane divided highway that parallels the Savannah River in the U. S. state of Georgia, that exists in two distinct segments. The roadway is being considered for inclusion as part of Interstate 3, planned to travel from Savannah to Knoxville, Tennessee. Western branchThe western branch follows US 25/US 301/SR 73 from I-16 south-southwest of Statesboro into the southern parts of the city, it follows US 25 Byp./SR 67 Byp. around the western edge of the city US 25/US 80/SR 26/SR 67 northwest to Hopeulikit, where US 80/SR 26 leave the roadway. The highway travels to the north-northwest to Millen, picking up SR 23 along the way. Eastern branchThe, it follows SR 21 out of the city. It follows SR 21 northwest to Millen. Combined segmentIn Millen, both branches merge and follow US 25/SR 121 northward to an interchange with I-520 in Augusta, they continue on to the point where US 25/SR 121 begin a concurrency with US 1/US 78/US 278/SR 10. The Savannah River Parkway is proposed to be included in the future I-3, planned to connect the Savannah and Knoxville metropolitan areas.

Georgia portal U. S. roads portal Interstate 14 Fall Line Freeway Savannah River Parkway Fact Sheet on Georgia Department of Transportation website 2005 SAFETEA-LU legislation from the Library of Congress Interstate Guide Proposed Interstates: I-3