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1973 NAIA Division II football season

The 1973 NAIA Division II football season, as part of the 1973 college football season in the United States and the 18th season of college football sponsored by the NAIA, was the fourth season of play of the NAIA's lower division for football. The season was played from August to November 1973 and culminated in the 1973 NAIA Division II Football National Championship, played on December 8, 1973 in Huntington, West Virginia near the campus of Glenville State College. Northwestern defeated Glenville State in the championship game, 10–3, to win their first NAIA national title; as of 2015, this is the earliest NAIA championship won by a team. 1973 NCAA Division I football season 1973 NCAA Division II football season 1973 NCAA Division III football season

Sri MadhwaVijaya

Madhwa Vijaya or "The story of the victory of Madhva" is a biography of the great Dvaita philosopher Sri Madhvacharya. It is authored by Sri Narayana Panditacharya, the son of Sri Trivikrama Panditacharya, one of the direct disciples of Madhvacharya. Sri Trivikrama Panditacharya was a famous advaita exponent of his time and converted himself to the Madhva faith after disputation with Sri Madhvacharya himself for 7–8 days in Kasargod of Kerala, he is the author of the famous "Vayu Stuti", recited by all devote Madhvas, till date. MadhwaVijaya is composed of 16 sargas or cantos, it starts with a description of the first two Avatars of namely Hanuman and Bhima. It proceeds to describe the life of Sri Madhwa, considered the third avatar. MadhwaVijaya contains detailed descriptions of various incidents of Sri Madhwa's life and is the only authentic source of information about Madhwacharya that exists. Sri Narayana Panditacharya was a contemporary of Sri Madhwa which adds to the authenticity of the work.

The work contains many intimate details of Sri Madhwacharya's daily routine. MadhwaVijaya is a Maha Kavya and its style meets all the requirements of a Maha Kavya of Sanskrit Literature. MadhwaVijaya has several commentaries written on it which helps the understanding of the Maha Kavya. Sri Narayana Panditacarya himself has written a commentary on his Maha Kavya MadhwaVijaya; this commentary is called Bhava Prakashika. This is a useful commentary because the poet himself gives the Kannada and Tulu names of several persons who are a part of Sri Madhwacharya's Biography and the places which Sri Madvacarya has visited. In the Kavya these names are Sanskritised; the next oldest commentary on MadhwaVijaya is by Sri Vedanga Tirtha, one of the saints of the Sode Mutt. This commentary is called Padartha Dipika. Another commentary, in vogue is the "Padartha Dipikodbodhika" of Sri Vishwapati Tirtha of Pejavara Mutt. "Mandopakarini" of Sri Chalari Sheshacharya is quite popular. All the commentaries are in print.

Sri MadhwaVijaya has been recited by many artists, such as Sri Vidhyabooshana. Dvaita Madhvacharya Narayana Panditacharya Madhwa Vijaya Audio Sri Madhwa vijaya is explained in 79 discourses of 120 hours by Sri Vishnudasa Nagendracharya Sri Pajaka Kshetra, the official site of the birthplace of Madhvacharya Discourse on Shri Madhva Vijaya by Vidwan Vyasanakere Prabhanjanacharya. Biographical links to Madhvacharya and other dvaita resources Madhva and other Dvaita saints text resource Complete Biography of Sriman Madhvacharya

Mark Naftalin

Mark Naftalin is an American blues keyboardist, recording artist and record producer. He appears on the first five albums by Paul Butterfield Blues Band in the mid 1960s as a band member, as such was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2015, he worked onstage with the late fellow Butterfield Band member Mike Bloomfield and has been active from his home in Marin County in the San Francisco Bay Area as a festival and radio producer for several decades. Naftalin moved to Chicago in 1961, graduated from the University of Chicago in 1964, where he performed on piano at campus "twist parties," popular at the time, it was at these parties that Naftalin first played with blues harmonica player Paul Butterfield and guitarist Elvin Bishop, the nucleus of what was to become the Paul Butterfield Blues Band. Naftalin came to prominence as the keyboard player in the Butterfield Blues Band, from 1965-1968. On the group's first album, he solos and has a writing credit on the instrumental track "Thank You Mr. Poobah."

On the second album by the band, East West, he is credited as "Naffy Markham". In the late 1960s, after the first four Butterfield albums, Naftalin went out on his own, settling in the San Francisco Bay Area. There he put together the Mark Naftalin "Rhythm & Blues Revue" and has been active in blues and rock recording sessions, solo gigs and revue shows, as a producer of concerts and radio shows, he played as a duo with fellow Butterfield bandsman Mike Bloomfield. He in a band from the late 1960s through the mid-1970s, he hosted Mark Naftalin's Blue Monday Party, a weekly blues show that featured over 60 blues artists and groups and was the scene of 86 live radio broadcasts and three TV specials. Naftalin has produced the Marin County Blues Festival, has been the associate producer of the Monterey Jazz Festival's "Blues Afternoon", his weekly radio show, Mark Naftalin's Blues Power Hour has been on the air continuously since 1979 on San Francisco's radio KALW-FM. Naftalin co-founded the Blue Monday Foundation and, in 1988, started his own label, Winner Records, which has issued recordings by artists including Paul Butterfield and Percy Mayfield.

He continued to perform, both solo and in an ensemble, in the Bay area and elsewhere with longtime associate slide guitarist, Ron Thompson. In the 70s he appeared on two albums by Quicksilver Messenger Service. Naftalin has recorded with many blues players including John Lee Hooker, Otis Rush, Percy Mayfield, Lowell Fulson, Big Joe Turner, James Cotton, Mike Bloomfield, Jake Walker and Van Morrison, as a sideman on over 100 albums, he played keyboards on the first Mother Earth album, Living With the Animals and was credited as co-producer and arranger. Naftalin was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2015 as an early member of the Paul Butterfield Blues Band. Born in Minneapolis, United States, Naftalin is the son of former Minneapolis mayor Arthur Naftalin, his son is David Normal. Mark is Jewish. Naftalin's website Michael Bloomfield Chronology & Analysis

The Dutchmans Stern Conservation Park

The Dutchmans Stern Conservation Park is a protected area located in South Australia about 5 kilometres north-west of the town of Quorn in the Flinders Ranges. It includes a mountain known as The Dutchmans Stern from; the Dutchmans Stern Conservation Park is located in the gazetted localities of Emeroo and Quorn in the Flinders Ranges about 5 kilometres north-west of the town centre of Quorn and 25 kilometres north east of the city of Port Augusta. The conservation park covers an area of 3,695 hectares; the conservation park consists of a ridge of height greater than 850 metres, including The Dutchmans Stern, a mountain located at the northern end of the ridge, the land to the west and east sides of the ridge. The name of the conservation park is derived from a mountain named "The Dutchmans Stern", located within the boundaries of the conservation park; the conservation park is classified as an IUCN Category VI protected area. The conservation park was proclaimed under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972 in 1987 for:the protection of its geological features, scenic values and native fauna and flora.

The diversity of landforms and habitats in the reserve are significant factors contributing to its conservation value as much of the surrounding land has been used for grazing for over 100 years. As of 1999, it was considered that the Nukunu Aboriginal people are the traditional owners with the possibility of an overlap of jurisdiction with "the Adnyamathanha to the north and with the Parnkalla to the west." The land was the subject of a pastoral lease from the 1880s until acquisition for conservation purposes in 1985. Land within the conservation park has been used as a water catchment with Stoney Creek on the eastern side being "diverted to an engineered channel" that goes to the "Mount Arden dam to supplement the Quorn water supply" while on the western side, run-off "drains into South Creek from where it is piped to serve properties" located to the west. During the 1960s, exploration was carried out in search of mineral deposits which included works such as the construction of the Dutchman Valley track on the western side of the conservation park.

As of 2010, services for visitors include camping and a network of walking trails. Accommodation consisting of the former "Dutchman Homestead and shearers’ quarters" is available for hire from the conservation park's managing authority. Camping using "low impact camping techniques" is permitted on the west side of the conservation park outside of the "Fire Danger Season" from April to November; the walking track network which start in the carpark at the entrance of the conservation park to the north east of the Dutchman Stern ridge consists of three trails -"The Dutchmans Valley Hike," "The Dutchmans Stern Hike" and a pair of trails known as the "Upper & Lower Eastern Tracks.". The Dutchmans Valley Hike passes to the west of the ridge terminating at two outlooks with a distance of 10 kilometres and a return time of 5 hours; the Dutchmans Stern Hike consists of a loop which allows two choices of route to the summit of the ridge including The Dutchmans Stern- one being a walk of the full loop while the other is the most direct path to the summit with a total distance of 8.2 kilometres and a return time of 4 hours.

The Upper and Lower Eastern Tracks pass along the eastern boundary of the conservation park. The Heysen Trail, a long distance trail, passes through the conservation park on its east and north sides using parts of the alignment of both the Dutchmans Valley Hike and The Dutchmans Stern Hike. Protected areas of South Australia "The Dutchmans Stern Conservation Park Management Plan 1999". Department for Environment Heritage and Aboriginal Affairs. 1999. Retrieved 13 September 2015. "The Dutchmans Stern Conservation Park". Department of Environment and Natural Resources. 2010. Retrieved 13 September 2015. "Search result for The Dutchmans Stern Conservation Park". Department of Planning and Infrastructure. 2013. Retrieved 13 September 2015. "Protected Areas Information System - reserve list". Department of Environment Water and Natural Resources. Retrieved 3 August 2015; the Dutchmans Stern Conservation Park official webpage Entry for The Dutchmans Stern Conservation Park on Protected Planet

Purishte

Purishte is a sociolect of the Albanian language spoken by the masons of the Opar region in Western Korçë District, Albania. The former commune of Lekas in Western Korçë District consists of speakers of Purisht, it is overall spoken in the thirteen villages of the ethnographic region of Opar in southeastern Albania, which includes parts of the Lekas and Moglica communes. Purisht is spoken by those who have migrated out of its home region into the Albanian cities of Korçë, Tiranë and Durrës, as well as by migrants outside of Albania's borders in Greece. In the Purishte sociolect the mason is called purja, while the term for the master mason is purja i beshëm. Purishte is notable for incorporating a large share of vocabulary of Romance origin, including most notably elements of Aromanian origin. Several aspects of the Aromanian influences in Purishte may be considered Balkanisms. Banjački, south Slavic sociolect of bricklayers in Podrinje, western Balkans Meshterski, sociolect of south Bulgarian builders and masons Qemal H. Gegollari: E folmja purishte: fjalor purisht-shqip.

Tirana: Emal, 2011