Port Adelaide Football Club is a professional Australian rules football club based in Alberton, Port Adelaide, South Australia. The club's senior team plays in the Australian Football League, where they are nicknamed the Power, whilst its reserves team competes in the South Australian National Football League, where they are nicknamed the Magpies. Port Adelaide is the oldest professional sporting club in South Australia and the fifth-oldest club in the AFL. Since the club's founding on 12 May 1870, the club has won 36 South Australian league premierships, including six in a row; the club won the Champions of Australia competition on a record four occasions. After winning an AFL licence in 1994 the club began competing in the Australian Football League in 1997 as the only pre-existing non-Victorian club—and has subsequently added the 2004 AFL premiership to its achievements. By the late 1860s Port Adelaide's river traffic was growing rapidly; the increasing economic activity around the waterways resulted in a meeting being organised by Port Adelaide locals John Rann, Mr. Leicester and Mr. Ireland with the intention to form a sporting club to benefit the growing number of workers associated with the wharfes and surrounding industries.
As a result of their meeting the Port Adelaide Football Club was established on 12 May 1870 as part of a joint Australian football and cricket club. The first training session of the newly formed club took place two days later; the Port Adelaide Football Club played its first match against a newly established club from North Adelaide called the Young Australian. The clubs first home ground was the family property of inaugural club president John Hart Jr in Glanville. John Hart Sr would become premier of South Australia the week following the first match. During these early years, football in South Australia was yet to be formally organised by a single body and as a result there were two main sets of rules in use across the state. Port Adelaide's main opponents during the years prior to the foundation of a governing body for the code in South Australia were the now defunct Kensington and Old Adelaide club; the rules of the Old Adelaide club, which more resembled the rules used in Melbourne at the time, were adopted across Adelaide in 1876.
In 1877, Port Adelaide joined seven other clubs to form the South Australian Football Association, the first governing body of Australian rules football. For the first few seasons in the SAFA the club competed in white shorts. In 1878, Port Adelaide hosted its first game against the established Norwood Football Club with the visitors winning 1–0. A rivalry between these clubs would soon develop into one of the fiercest in Australian sport. In 1879, the club played reigning Victorian Football Association premiers Geelong at Adelaide Oval in what was Port Adelaide's first game against an interstate club. In 1880, Port Adelaide moved to Alberton Oval which remains to this day the club's training and administrative headquarters. In 1881, Port Adelaide played its first game against Carlton at Adelaide Oval; that year the club travelled to Victoria and played its first game outside South Australia against the Sale Football Club. During the 1882 season Port Adelaide overcame Norwood for the first time after nine previous attempts winning by 1 goal at Adelaide Oval.
On 2 July 1883 Port Adelaide played its first game at the Melbourne Cricket Ground against Melbourne. In 1884, Port Adelaide won its first SAFA premiership. On 25 May 1885, Port Adelaide played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground against South Melbourne, drawing with the eventual VFA premiers in front of 10,000 spectators. In 1887, immense interest led into the round 8 meeting against Norwood, as the previous two matches between the clubs resulted in draws. Norwood won in front of a then-record 11,000 spectators at Adelaide Oval. Attending the match were Chinese Commissioners to the Jubilee Exhibition General Wong Yang Ho and Console-General Yu Chiung who were provided the South Australian premiers private box at Adelaide Oval. During 1889, the club played against the Richmond Football Club at Punt Road, with Port prevailing by a goal; the 1889 SAFA season ended with Port Adelaide and Norwood equal top, leading to the staging of Australia's first grand final. Norwood went on to defeat Port Adelaide by two goals.
In 1890 Port Adelaide won its second SAFA premiership and would go on to be crowned "Champions of Australia" for the first time after defeating VFA premiers South Melbourne. In 1891 the club defeated Fitzroy at Adelaide Oval with Indigenous Australian Harry Hewitt playing for Port Adelaide; as the 1890s continued Australia would be affected by a severe depression with many players were being forced to move interstate to find work. This exodus translated into poor on field results for the club. By 1896, the club was in crisis and finished last causing the clubs committee to meet with the aim of revitalising the club. Historian John Devaney suggested that there was a "conscious and deliberate cultivation by both the committee and the team's on field leaders of a revitalised club spirit, whereby playing for Port Adelaide became a genuine source of pride", it had immediate results and in 1897 Port Adelaide won a third premiership finishing the season with a record of 14–2–1 with a scoring record two and a half times its conceded total.
This is one of only four occurrences since 1877 that the team that finished last won a premiership the following year. Stan Malin won Port Adelaide's first Magarey Medal in 1899. During the 19th century the club had nicknames including the Cockledivers, the Seaside Men, the Seasiders and the Magentas. In 1900, Port finished bottom in the six-team
Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask is a puzzle adventure video game developed by Level-5. It is the fifth game in the Professor Layton series, the second in the prequel trilogy of games, the first in the series to be developed for the Nintendo 3DS. Miracle Mask was released as a launch title for the Nintendo 3DS in Japan in February 2011, becoming the best-selling game on the day of the system's launch; the game was released worldwide in October 2012. Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask Plus, an enhanced edition featuring new puzzles and added cutscenes, was released on the Nintendo eShop in Japan in February 2013; the game centers on Professor Hershel Layton, alongside his apprentice, Luke Triton, his assistant, Emmy Altava, attempting to uncover to discover the truth behind the "Masked Gentleman", a villain, terrorising the city of Monte d'Or with supposed uses of "dark magic". Like previous games in the series, Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask is a puzzle adventure game split across various chapters.
Players converse with characters to help solve the mysteries that lay before them. At various points in the game, the player will encounter puzzles. Solving these puzzles earn Picarats, used for accessing bonus content, with more Picarats earned for solving the puzzle without any mistakes. Hint coins can be found which can be spent to unlock hints to help players solve a puzzle if they get stuck. There are various changes made during the transition to the Nintendo 3DS, as characters and environments are now presented in 3D graphics. Unlike the previous games, in which players interacted directly with the environment on the touch screen, players now use the touch screen to control a magnifying glass to navigate the environment displayed on the top screen; when the magnifying glass is hovered over something of interest, the player can tap the touch screen to inspect it, initiating conversation with characters or revealing a hint coin or puzzle. Certain areas can be zoomed in to reveal more areas to interact with.
Puzzles are still controlled on the touch screen, though many have 3D graphics displayed on the top screen and a few utilise the 3DS' gyroscope feature. Players are given the option to have reminders of the puzzle description temporarily appear on the bottom screen, or stick it to the top. Like the previous games before it, Miracle Mask has a set of unique minigames that are expanded upon as the player solves puzzles.'Toy Robot' tasks the player with navigating a maze in order to reach a goal panel whilst avoiding enemies.'One-Stop Shop' requires players to arrange items on a shelf based on their type and color in order to entice customers to buy everything on display.'Rabbit Show' sees Luke taking care of a rabbit and training it to perform in the circus. As Luke converses and trains the rabbit, it learns new actions that must be used accordingly to follow a script in a play. In addition, there is a horse-riding minigame which sees players riding a horse, dodging barrels and collecting carrots to speed up.
Midway through the game, there is a top-down adventure portion which sees a young Layton navigating an underground ruin. During this segment, Layton must solve puzzles such as pushing boulders and avoiding mummies digging up certain areas to reveal hint coins and hidden puzzles. Along with the 150 puzzles found in the main game, players are capable of connecting to Nintendo Network in order to download additional puzzles; these puzzles are made available weekly for a year following release, with seven puzzles made available each week. Puzzle packages are downloaded automatically via the Spotpass function of the Nintendo 3DS. Eighteen years prior to the story, a young Hershel Layton, who had little interest in archaeology, started to become interested thanks to his friend, Randall Ascot, passionate and devoted to the subject. Randall had been investigating an ancient artifact called the Mask of Chaos, which he believes comes from an ancient civilization known as the Azrans. Randall had found the mask after deciphering a code left by the Azrans, which led to the Mask of Chaos.
Researching into the mask, Randall tells Layton that he wants to take him on an expedition to the ancient ruins of Akbadain to search for a hidden treasure. Angela, Randall's girlfriend, is distressed by the news, as her brother died during such an expedition some years before, but Randall promises her that they'll be okay. During the expedition however, a sudden trap causes Randall to fall to his death, Layton is left to continue the expedition alone. Although he finds a large pile of gold, the treasure they had looked for, he decides to not tell anyone of it in memory of Randall. However, Randall's butler and surrogate brother, Henry, is so distraught at having lost his best friend, Angela the love of her life, that he spends his entire family fortune in searching for Randall, coming across both the treasure and the mask inadvertently but not finding Randall. Eighteen years following the events of Last Specter and Eternal Diva, Layton is contacted by his old friend, Angela Ledore. Since Randall's death, Angela had married Henry.
Henry and Angela had worked together, had turned an arid desert into a thriving city in the space of eighteen years. Henry attributes his success of the city of Monte d'Or to the Mask of Chaos, which he has named as the city's symbol. However, within the last month the Mask had been stolen from Henry's office and a mysterious figure calling himself the Masked Gentleman, wearing the Mask of Chaos, has started performing various'miracles' across Monte d'Or such as making paintings come alive and turning people into horses. Layton and Emmy all set off
Benning Heights is a residential neighborhood located in northeast Washington, D. C, it is bounded by East Capitol Street to the south, Brooks Street NE to the north, 44th Street NE and Benning Road NE to the west, Division Avenue NE to the east. It is served by the Benning Road Metro Rail station on the Blue Line and Silver Line of the Washington Metro. Politically, Benning Heights is in Ward 7. According to Benning Heights' Twists and Turns, within the neighborhood's boundaries "are the federal parks named for the former Civil War forts of Fort Circle and Fort Chaplin. Fort Dupont Park a former Civil War fortification, creates the long south-western border of the neighborhood along Ridge Road; the neighborhood takes its name from early farmer and entrepreneur William Benning who owned most of the land in the neighborhood. Near the Benning Road boundary is historic Woodlawn Cemetery, a much-neglected, hilly burial ground for black and white Washington residents dating from 1895. Among prominent people buried there is Mississippi senator Branche K. Bruce, an African-American who made his home in the Shaw neighborhood."