click links in text for more info

.219 Donaldson Wasp

The.219 Donaldson Wasp cartridge was developed during the late 1930s by Harvey Donaldson, is derived from the.219 Zipper case. Once popular amongst match shooters in the 1940s it has since fallen by the wayside in favor of newer developments, it is however held in high regard for its accuracy and is considered the grandfather of benchrest cartridges. Today the round occupies a niche in the falling-block rifle market. There are three notable versions of the Wasp; the first, designed in the mid 1930s and today known as the 219 Gipson Wasp, was named after the gunsmith who chambered the first Wasp rifle for Donaldson. This version has a case length measuring 1.625" and was formed from rimless 25 Remington brass. Donaldson shifted his experimentation to the 219 Zipper brass soon after the introduction of that cartridge by Winchester in 1937. By 1940 Donaldson had lengthened the body of the Wasp case to increase capacity from around 24 to 28 grains of IMR 3031 powder - to see if velocity could be increased while maintaining accuracy.

To Donaldson's delight, the larger case produced both higher velocity and superior accuracy. This development work is detailed in a series of letters written by Donaldson and collectively published in Yours Truly. Donaldson lengthened the neck by about 1/32" so as not to encroach on powder capacity when using a graphite wad behind the bullet; this resulted in a case length of 1.750". This final design is preserved in a drawing on page 224 of Twenty-Two Caliber Varmint Rifles. During the 1960s an longer version appeared as a result of measurements referenced from the front of the rim instead of the rear; this design has a case length of 1.813". The same error has occurred on a number of other popular wildcats. Yours Truly by Wolfe Publishing Company.

Elise Burgin

Elise Burgin is an American former tennis player. Her highest ranking was No. 22 in singles, her highest world doubles ranking was No. 7. Burgin, Jewish, was born in Baltimore and grew up in Maryland. Before playing professionally, Burgin was an outstanding singles and doubles player at Stanford University, from which she graduated. A four-time All-American from 1981 to 1984, she teamed with Linda Gates in 1984 to win the NCAA doubles championship, she competed professionally from 1980 to 1993. In 1982, she reached the 4th round of the US Open, her best performance in singles in a Grand Slam tournament. In 1986, she won her only career singles title at South Carolina. Burgin was a member of the U. S. Federation Cup team in 1985 and 1987. In 1986, Burgin was captain of the US Wightman Cup team. During her career, she won 11 WTA tournaments, including 10 in doubles, she reached Number 7 in the world in doubles. After she retired in 1993, Burgin became a tennis commentator. In 2003, she was inducted into the USTA Mid–Atlantic Tennis Hall of Fame.

List of select Jewish tennis players Elise Burgin at the Women's Tennis Association Elise Burgin at the International Tennis Federation Elise Burgin at the Fed Cup

Li Eventi di Filandro Et Edessa

Li Eventi di Filandro Et Edessa is an opera by Marco Uccellini based on a libretto by Gaddo Gaddi. It was first performed at the Teatro del Collegio dei Nobili in Parma in 1675. Creonte, king of Egypt is at war with Artaserse, King of Persia, but Artaserse’s son prince Laoconte is in love with Edessa, daughter of Creonte. Laoconte sends his trusted friend Filandro of Lydia to Edessa, but he falls in love with her himself. Edessa in turn falls in love with him, they return to Egypt where they live in hiding. Laoconte comes to Egypt to press his own suit but Creonte imprisons him, whereupon the Persians invade and conquer Egypt. Although the libretto has survived, Uccellini’s score has not. Carlo Andrea Clerici, Carlo Antonio Riccardi, Francesco Castelli, Giovanni Battista Pezzali, Pauolo Castelli, Giorgio Martinelli, Francesco Folchi, Giovanni Matteo Gentilini, Francesco Orsi, Federico Sudari, Francesco Bardi, Pauolo Pasquale, Stefano Odoardi

Irymple, Victoria

Irymple is a town in the state of Victoria in Australia. Located in the region of Sunraysia in the far North-West Victoria, Irymple is 6 km south of Mildura and 550 km northwest of Melbourne. At the 2016 census and the surrounding area had a population of 5,325; the township was established soon after Mildura, the Post Office opening on 17 February 1892. The township has two primary schools, one secondary school and two P-10 schools. Irymple has a football and netball club competing in the Sunraysia Football Netball League, a soccer club, a lawn bowls club, a bocce club, a swimming club and a basketball association, all of which have home grounds located in the township. During 2017, Irymple Football and Netball Club won 4 of the 6 possible grand finals in the Sunraysia Football Netball League

Charles Napier Hemy

Charles Napier Hemy was a British painter best known for his marine paintings and his paintings in the Tate collections. He was born to a musical family in Newcastle-on-Tyne and his two brothers and Bernard, were painters, he trained in the Government School of Design, followed by the Antwerp Academy and the studio of Baron Leys. He returned in 1881 moved to the coastal town of Falmouth in Cornwall, he produced painted figure and landscapes, but is best known works are Pilchards and London River which are in the Tate collections. John Singer Sargent painted a portrait of Hemy on a visit to Hemy's Falmouth home,'Churchfield', in 1905; the visit highlighted the importance of the circle of artists that surrounded the great marine artist in the town. Hemy was elected an Associate of the Royal Academy in 1898 and an Academician in 1910, he was honoured as an Associate of the Royal Society of Painters in Water Colours in 1890 and became a full member in 1897, he died in Falmouth on 30 September 1917.

His younger brothers Bernard Benedict Hemy and Thomas Madawaska Hemy were painters, though they didn't match his success. This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed.. "Hemy, Charles Napier". Encyclopædia Britannica. 13. Cambridge University Press. P. 265. 72 paintings by or after Charles Napier Hemy at the Art UK site Tate Collection Three Hemy pictures illustrated, with notes. Exhibition at Falmouth Art Gallery "Hemy and friends" 24 November 2012 to 2 February 2013; the Falmouth Art Gallery website illustrates nine of Hemy's works. Bob Speel's website has additional information. Cornwall Artists Index was more biographical information Works by or about Charles Napier Hemy at Internet Archive