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Sand Creek Township, Jennings County, Indiana

Sand Creek Township is one of eleven townships in Jennings County, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 872 and it contained 365 housing units. According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 27.95 square miles, of which 27.72 square miles is land and 0.23 square miles is water. The streams of Bear Creek, Fish Creek, Ice Creek, Millstone Creek, Poplar Root Creek and Rock Creek run through this township. Brewersville Jackson Township, Decatur County Sand Creek Township, Decatur County Columbia Township Campbell Township Center Township Geneva Township The township contains three cemeteries: Bear Creek and Fish Creek. Indiana State Road 3 U. S. Board on Geographic Names United States Census Bureau cartographic boundary files Indiana Township Association United Township Association of Indiana

Liberia–Sierra Leone relations

LiberiaSierra Leone relations refers to the historical and current relationship between Liberia and Sierra Leone. The two countries signed a non-aggression pact in 2007 when Sierra Leonean President Ernest Bai Koroma took office. In January 2011, an African diplomat described relations as "cordial". Both states were destinations for ex-slaves from the Americas as well as people rescued by the British Navy from slave ships en route to the Americas; those who were resettled in both territories became known as Krio people and Americo-Liberians and formed the local elites of both states. Liberia became independent in 1847, while Sierra Leone remained a colony of the United Kingdom until 1961. Relations were tense between Liberia and its neighbors, including Sierra Leone, during the presidencies of Samuel Doe and Charles Taylor. In 1983, Liberian General Thomas Quiwonkpa fled to Sierra Leone after being charged with attempting a Coup d'état. Under Taylor, the Sierra Leonean Armed Forces clashed with the Armed Forces of Liberia, which left several people dead.

During the sessions of the Special Court for Sierra Leone, prosecutors claimed that Charles Taylor had participated in directing from Liberia the strategies of the Revolutionary United Front, a rebel group in Sierra Leone. Sierra Leone was the destination for more than 40,000 Liberian refugees who fled during the First and Second Liberian Civil Wars. Eight camps were set up in Sierra Leone's Kenema District in its Eastern Province. Following the end of the wars, a repatriation campaign was started by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to return Liberians home. Instead of returning to Liberia, several thousand refugees opted to integrate into the Sierra Leonean communities they had fled to. In June 2007, Bo Waterside, a border crossing, reopened, it took over the Liberian government. It was heralded by Liberia as a sign of improving relations and a boost for bilateral trade, because it shortened the traveling distance between Monrovia and Freetown

We Were Dancing

We Were Dancing is a short comic play in two scenes by Noël Coward. It is one of ten short plays that make up Tonight at 8.30, a cycle written to be performed in groups of three plays across three evenings. The original production, starring Coward and Gertrude Lawrence played in a pre-London tour, the West End, New York, in 1935–1937. We Were Dancing has been revived periodically and was adapted for the cinema in 1942; the play depicts a married woman who falls in love with a divorced man at a dance on a South Pacific island. They plan to go to Australia, but in the cold light of morning, they realise that they have nothing in common and go their separate ways, In the late 1920s and early 1930s, Coward wrote a succession of hits, ranging from the operetta Bitter Sweet and the epic Cavalcade, requiring a large cast, gargantuan sets and a complex hydraulic stage, to the intimate comedies Private Lives, in which Coward starred alongside Gertrude Lawrence, Design for Living. Coward said that after Private Lives, he felt that the public enjoyed seeing him and Lawrence together on stage, so he wrote the play cycle Tonight at 8.30 as "acting and dancing vehicles for Gertrude Lawrence and myself".

In the programme for the London run Coward wrote: he idea of presenting three short plays in an evening instead of one long one is far from original. In fact, if one looks back over the years, one finds that the "triple bill" formula has been used, with varying degrees of success, since the earliest days of the theatre. Latterly, however –, during the last quarter of a century – it has fallen from favour. Still a curtain-raiser appears in the provinces but wearing a sadly hang-dog expression, because it knows only too well, poor thing, that it would not be there at all were the main attraction of the evening long enough. A short play, having a great advantage over a long one in that it can sustain a mood without technical creaking or overpadding, deserves a better fate, if by careful writing and producing I can do a little towards reinstating it in its rightful pride, I shall have achieved one of my more sentimental ambitions. We Were Dancing. All the plays in the cycle starred Gertrude Lawrence.

Coward wrote the words and music for songs in four of them. In this play Lawrence's character sings the song "We Were Dancing" in the first scene. Tonight at 8.30 opened at the Opera House, Manchester, on 15 October 1935, the first play on the bill, followed by two others from Tonight at 8.30: The Astonished Heart and Red Peppers. It opened in London on 9 January 1936 at the Phoenix Theatre, but for the first three weeks of the run only six of the plays were presented. We Were Dancing was added on 29 January, the other three followed in the run; as in Manchester, We Were Dancing was followed by The Astonished Red Peppers. After a try-out in Boston, the Broadway opening took place on 24 November 1936 at the National Theatre, again starring Coward and Lawrence. We Were Dancing was included in the first of the three programmes in the cycle, along with Fumed Oak and Shadow Play. Louise Charteris – Gertrude Lawrence Hubert Charteris, Louise's husband – Alan Webb Karl Sandys – Noël Coward Clara Bethel, Hubert's sister – Alison Leggatt George DaviesEdward Underdown Eva Blake – Moya Nugent Major Blake – Anthony Pelissier Ippaga – Kenneth Carten At a dance at the club on a British South Pacific island colony, a young man and woman, George Davies and Eva Blake, leave the dance floor and drive off in his car, heading for a deserted beach where they can be alone.

As they leave, Louise Charteris and Karl Sandys waltz in, locked in mutual fascination. They kiss, are discovered by Louise's husband and his sister Clare. Hubert listens civilly to Karl's protestations of love for Louise, admits to Karl that he himself is no longer madly in love with Louise after 13 years of marriage, although he still cares for her greatly; the exchange is interrupted by the entrance of Major Blake, looking for Eva. Clara fobs him off by saying that Eva is with mutual friends, the Baileys and he goes out. Hubert remains concerned that Louise is so sure that she wants to be with a man she has only just met, she replies in song – "We were dancing … When the world caught on fire". The four are exhausted. Karl proposes to take Louise with him on a business trip to Australia, Hubert, resignedly bidding him make her happy, leaves with Clara. Left alone together Louise and Karl realise that their earlier emotions were transitory and that they are not in love with each other, they dance together.

They part on good terms and she leaves. Eva Blake and George Davies return furtively from their illicit excursion hoping not to have been missed. Karl remembers the Major's enquiries and asks, "Is your name Eva?" When she says yes, he replies sardonically, "I congratulate you." We Were Dancing was included in a triple bill of plays from Tonight at 8.30 at the Hampstead Theatre in 1970, together with Red Peppers and Family Album, starring Millicent Martin and Gary Bond. The production transferred to the West End in 1971; the play was given in 2018 at the Jermyn Street Theatre, London as part of a three-evening cycle of Tonight at 8.30, with Sara Crowe and Ian Hallard as Louise and Karl. The piece was presented at the Shaw Festival, Canada, in 1971 and at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in 2000; the Antaeus Company in Los Angeles revived all ten plays in October 2007, as did the Shaw Festival in 2009. The play, together with ideas from Ways and Means, another play in the Tonig

Arnold Strippel

Arnold Strippel was a German SS commander during the Nazi era and convicted criminal. As a member of the SS-Totenkopfverbände, while assigned to the Neuengamme concentration camp, he was given the task of murdering the victims of a tuberculosis medical experiment conducted by Kurt Heissmeyer. Strippel served in various concentration camps starting in 1934 when he joined the SS, his first assignment was at Sachsenburg, his next was Buchenwald, where he participated in the shooting of 21 Jewish inmates on November 9, 1939, following the failed assassination attempt on Adolf Hitler in Munich. While at Buchenwald, Strippel caught an inmate, using a rope and some paper to alleviate heavy loads he was carrying on his work; this was against camp regulations, so Strippel decided to make an example out of him. "You used this rope. And the whole camp will watch as you twist in the wind." The inmate's hands were tied behind his back and he was lifted two feet off the ground from a tree. The weight of his body was all on the shoulder joints and the pain was "excruciating beyond all description."Strippel's next assignment from March – October 1941 was the Natzweiler-Struthof concentration camp in Occupied France.

Strippel served in Majdanek near Lublin Poland, Ravensbrück at Peenemünde on the Usedom peninsula, in the Karlshagen II forced labor camp, the site of V-2 rocket production and launches. From there the's-Hertogenbosch concentration camp in Vught, the Netherlands, more known as Camp Vught, his final assignment was at Neuengamme. Strippel was convicted of war crimes at the Third Majdanek Trial before the West German Court in Düsseldorf for his actions at Buchenwald and at the Majdanek concentration camp, where he served as deputy commandant, he was implicated in the torture and killing of many dozens of prisoners including 42 Soviet POWs in July 1942. Strippel received a nominal three-and-a-half year sentence, he received 121,500 Deutsche Mark reimbursement for the loss of earnings and his social security contributions, which he used to purchase a condominium in Frankfurt, which he occupied until his death

Central Railway Metro station

The Metro station Central Railway serves Sofia Central Station on the Sofia Metro in Bulgaria. It was put into operation on August 31, 2012. Bulgaria's PM Boyko Borisov and the President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso inaugurated the new section of the Sofia Metro, funded with EU money. West side: Tramway service: 1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 12 City Bus service: 60, 74, 77, 78, 82, 85, 101, 213, 214, 285, 305, 404, 413 Railway service: All trainsEast side: Tramway service: 1 Regional Bus service: Anton, Dupnitsa, Klisura, Kostenets, Mirkovo, Pernik National bus service: All buses International bus service: All buses Sofia Metro Media related to Central railway station at Wikimedia Commons Sofia Metropolitan More info in Bulgarian SofiaMetro@UrbanRail Sofia Urban Mobility Center Sofia Metro station projects 360 degree panorama from outside the station Sofia Metropolitan Project Slide 1 Project Slide 2 Project Slide 3