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Shire of Herberton

The Shire of Herberton was a local government area of Queensland. It was located on the Atherton Tableland, a plateau forming part of the Great Dividing Range west of the city of Cairns; the shire, administered from the town of Herberton, covered an area of 9,607.0 square kilometres, existed as a local government entity from 1895 until 2008, when it amalgamated with several other councils in the Tableland area to become the Tablelands Region. Tinaroo Division was created on 3 September 1881 under the Divisional Boards Act 1879, was responsible for a large area which included Herberton. On 15 September 1888, the Borough of Herberton was established to manage the affairs of the town of Herberton. On 11 May 1895, the borough was abolished and the entire Herberton region separated from Tinaroo to become the Herberton Division. With the passage of the Local Authorities Act 1902, Herberton Division became the Shire of Herberton on 31 March 1903. On 15 March 2008, under the Local Government Act 2007 passed by the Parliament of Queensland on 10 August 2007, the Shire of Herberton merged with the Shires of Atherton and Mareeba to form the Tablelands Region.

The Shire of Herberton included the following settlements: Herberton Evelyn Innot Hot Springs Kalunga Millstream Moomin Mount Garnet Ravenshoe Tumoulin Wairuna Wondecla 1908: Charles Harding 1927: F. A. Grigg

Eliza Ann (1795 ship)

Eliza Ann was launched at Calcutta in 1795. She sailed to England. In all, she made five voyages for the British East India Company, during one of which she participated in a notable action and during the last of which she captured a French privateer, she herself was lost in 1807. Captain John Lloyd sailed from Calcutta on 4 September 1795. Eliza Ann sailed to Madras, which she reached on 28 September, but returned to Calcutta on 13 November. There she loaded rice on behalf of the British government, importing grain to address high prices for wheat in Britain following a poor harvest. Bound for England, Eliza Ann was at Saugor on 25 January 1796, reached St Helena on 11 April, arrived at Long Reach on 8 July. Eliza Ann was admitted to the Registry of Great Britain on 31 August, she enters Lloyd's Register in 1796 with R. Hughes, master, J. Sweeder and trade London–India. Captain Robert Hughes sailed from The Downs on 5 October 1796, bound for Bengal. Eliza Ann arrived at Madras on 25 February 1797.

From there she sailed to Colombo, where she arrived on 18 March and Telicherry. She returned to Madras on 6 May, was at Trincomalee on 12 June, returned to Madras on 31 July, she sailed to Pondicherry, where she arrived on 14 August, before returning to Madras on 17 August. The British government chartered Eliza Ann to serve as a transport, one of about 15, in a planned attack on Manila, she sailed to Penang. However, the British Government cancelled the invasion following a peace treaty with Spain and the EIC released the vessels it had engaged. ELiza Ann returned for the last time to Madras on 11 December. On 4 January 1798 Eliza Ann was at Trincomalee again, on 19 January Colombo, she arrived at Calcutta on 16 March. Homeward bound, she was at Kedgeree on 30 April and the Cape of Good Hope on 2 September, she reached St Helena on 17 November and arrived at the Downs on 3 February 1799. On 31 May 1799 Eliza Ann paid £3661 2s 3d for outfitting for her return voyage to Bengal; the amount included all tradesmen's bills, including no wages.

On 28 May Britannia, Captain Edward Hanoner Palmer, sailed from London for Madras. On 24 September she left the Cape in company with the American armed East Indiaman Atlantic, Captain Waters; the two planned on sailing together as far as "Achun Head". On 8 October a ship came into sight and appeared to be chasing them, but they separated and both escaped. On 13 November Atlantic encountered Eliza Ann, Captain John Barker, just north of the Equator. Barker reported that he was short of supplies, that he had only three officers and seven men capable of working the ship, having lost 40 men, the rest being debilitated by scurvy, he had 17 cadets aboard that the EIC was training. Waters agreed to remain in company on the way to Bengal. On 11 December, or 25 December and Eliza Ann were off the "Anacan" River, or the Sandheads when they encountered a strange vessel; as the vessel bore down on them and Eliza Ann prepared for action. The action commenced around 5p.m. and broke off around nightfall. Both sides repaired damaged rigging.

Next morning about 7:15 a.m. the action recommenced, though Eliza Ann was out of shot. Atlantic was able to out-maneuvered the French vessel, foiling her attempt to come alongside and board. Atlantic delivered two broadsides, accompanied by small-arms fire. At 8:45 a.m. the French privateer sailed away. Atlantic had sustained no serious casualties. Atlantic arrived at Calcutta on 29 December; the privateer turned out to have been Confiance. Many of the crew on Eliza Ann were lascars, who had a reputation for being reluctant to fight for the EIC. However, on this occasion they fought well; the EIC awarded money to the ships' companies. It gave Barker and Waters gold cups as an expression of its appreciation for their leadership. Captain G. G. Richardson sailed from Calcutta on 29 March 1800. Eliza Ann was at Saugor on 3 March, reached St Helena on 18 June, arrived at the Downs on 9 September. On 28 November 1800 Eliza Ann paid £3749 14s 1d for outfitting for her return voyage to Bengal. On 14 January 1801 HMS Argo was off Ferrol serving as escort for Mornington and Eliza Ann, which were bound for India, a whaler.

They encountered a small Spanish ship. Captain John Parsons sailed from Calcutta on 19 July 1801. Eliza Ann was at Culpee on 22 August, reached St Helena on 17 December, arrived at the Downs on 9 February 1802. On 22 September 1802 Eliza Ann paid £3864 for outfitting for her return voyage to Bengal. Captain Mungo Gilmore sailed from Calcutta on 31 December 1803. Eliza Ann was at Saugor on 3 February 1804, reached St Helena on 28 June. Eliza Ann sailed from St Helena on 9 July in company with the EIC "extra" ships Sir William Pulteney and Union. Gilmore was the senior captain and Governor Colonel Robert Patton, had appointed him to command the group. At daylight on 22 August, the Indiamen sighted a French privateer brig that sailed towards them and engaged Union, the leading ship; the engagement lasted about 20 minutes and the French vessel surrendered at 48°5′N 13°0′W after Eliza Ann and Sir William Pulteney came up. The privateer was Venus, she was armed with sixteen 4, 8, & 12-pounder guns, she had a crew of 73 men, under the command of Lieutenant Pierre Henri Nicholas Benamy of the French Navy.

In the engagement Venus had lost one man killed and had two men wounded. She had on boa

Amani Asfour

Amany Asfour is a businessperson from Egypt. She holds the titles of: President, International Federation of Business & Professional Women President, Egyptian Business Women Association President, Organization of Women in Trade OWIT - Cairo Chapter President, African Alliance for Women Empowerment President, Afro-Arab Network for Women Empowerment Chairwoman, FEMCOM Federation of Business Women Associations of Common Market for Eastern & Southern Africa. Vice Chairwoman, COMESA Business Council Founder, Hatshepsut Women Business Development Center and Business Incubator for Entrepreneurs Chairwoman, Human Resources, Science & Technology Cluster of the AU- ECOSOCC President, Mediterranean Congress for Business and Professional Women Secretary General, African Society for Scientific Research & Technology Asfour graduated from Faculty of Medicine - Cairo University and has her Masters Degree and M. D. in pediatrics. She is a lecturer of pediatrics at the National Research Center of Egypt, she joined the private sector.

Within a few years, she was able to establish a company for medical equipment, selling more than 30 different brands. Asfour's interests were not limited to establishing her private business, she realized the importance of creating an organization targeting economic empowerment for women and the promotion of entrepreneurship. She established the Egyptian Businesswomens' Association in 1995 with the objectives of promoting young generations of women entrepreneurs and giving guidance to women business owners of small and medium-size enterprises, her organization supports mainstream women in the global market. She directed her efforts toward economic empowerment for women, capacity building, development of human resources, equal opportunity for girls and women in education and promotion of women and youth in science and technology. Asfour is active in the African and Mediterranean, she founded an association for business and professional women in Egypt and established The African Alliance for Women Empowerment.

The latter focuses on the whole of Africa, targeting female empowerment and promoting economic integration among women and youth entrepreneurs in Africa. Asfour initiated the Mediterranean Congress for Business and Professional Women as a platform for sharing experiences and good practices among women entrepreneurs in the Mediterranean region. Asfour has received many awards from Egypt, the Arab world, the Islamic world, she has established many partnerships with international and regional organizations, including UN Women, UNDP, ILO, UNIDO, the African Union, the European Union, the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa, different Mediterranean chambers of commerce. She was successful in implementing 2 large projects for establishing the Hatshepsut Business Women Development Center and a regional program for the support of female entrepreneurs in Egypt and Ethiopia

Jure Šterk

Jure Šterk was a Slovenian long-distance sailor and author who went missing during a sailing trip around the world and is presumed dead. During his sailing career he crossed the Atlantic Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean. Between 1991 and 1994 he sailed around the world single-handedly. Šterk was born in Zagreb, part of Yugoslavia. He attended a high school in Črnomelj, he lived in Ljubljana for some time, received his captain's licence in 1977. He competed in the Minitransat transatlantic race three times, crossed the Atlantic Ocean eight times, the Indian Ocean twice, the Pacific Ocean once. Between 1991 and 1994, he single-handedly sailed in his own 6.5 meter-long boat. He made most of his boats by himself. In December 2007, at age 70, Šterk started a journey to sail around the world on his boat Lunatic, he used his amateur radio to communicate, was last heard from on 1 January 2009. Lunatic was spotted on 26 January 1,000 nmi off the coast of Australia; the boat looked damaged and there was no sign of Šterk on deck.

Three months on 30 April 2009, Lunatic was found adrift by the crew of the science vessel RV Roger Revelle, 500 miles south-eastern on position: Latitude 32-18.0S, Longitude 091-07.0E. The sails were torn and there was no one on board. After boarding, it was found that the last log entry was made on 2 January 2009. Roulette on Atlantic Dangerous Game Transat 6,50 1989: The Most Dangerous Regatta Across the Big Pond In Wind's Embrace In Blue Infinity His son is the Slovenian film director Igor Šterk. Ghost ship List of people who disappeared List of sailors

Štefan Harabin

Štefan Harabin is a former Slovak judge and politician. He served as chief justice of the Supreme Court of Slovakia for two terms and Minister of Justice from 2006 to 2009. In 2019 he ran unsuccessfully for President of Slovakia. Harabin graduated from the Faculty of Pavol Jozef Šafárik University Košice, he started his judicial career as a probationary judge at the Košice regional court in 1980. Three years he became a professional judge at the Poprad district court. Harabin was a member of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia until the Velvet Revolution of 1989. After the revolution, he continued to practice as a judge at the Košice regional court, until he was elected to the Supreme Court of Slovakia in 1991. From 1998 to 2003, he was the chief justice of the Supreme Court and, in addition, president of the Judicial Council of Slovakia created in 2001, he served as minister of justice and deputy prime minister in Robert Fico's first cabinet from 4 July 2006 to 23 June 2009. He was nominated by the right-wing People's PartyMovement for a Democratic Slovakia, but was not formally a member of that party.

Subsequently, he returned to his post of chief justice, serving until June 2014. Harabin ran as a non-partisan candidate in the 2019 Slovak presidential election. While nominally independent, he was endorsed by the extraparliamentary Christian Democracy – Life and Prosperity party, he ran on a platform of "traditional Slovak culture based on Christianity and family, formed by a man–father and woman–mother" and rejecting "gender ideology". During the campaign he accused Muslim migrants of "killing and raping European women in Germany and France" and claimed his opponents wanted to destroy Slovak culture, he condemned NATO, European Union institutions as well as homosexuals. According to Globsec, Harabin was the most favoured candidate by "pro-Kremlin disinformation channels" on Facebook, receiving 174 positive and no negative posts. Harabin finished third. Http://

Luis Mendoza (baseball)

Luis Alonso Mendoza Rodríguez is a Mexican professional baseball pitcher for the Pericos de Puebla of the Mexican League. He has played in Major League Baseball for the Texas Rangers and the Kansas City Royals and Nippon Professional Baseball for the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters and the Hanshin Tigers. Mendoza was signed by the Boston Red Sox as an undrafted free agent on July 12, 2000. Mendoza was claimed off waivers by the San Diego Padres on July 8, 2005, he was assigned to the High-A Lake Elsinore Storm. He made two starts for the Storm going 0–1 with 9.28 ERA. Mendoza was placed on waivers by the Padres and on July 28, 2005, was reclaimed by the Boston Red Sox, he finished the 2005 season struggling for the High-A Wilmington Blue Rocks in which he had a 6.34 ERA and a 4–9 record in 23 games. Mendoza began the 2006 season for the Blue Rocks. After 13 starts in which he went 5–4 with a 2.86 ERA, he was promoted to the Double-A Portland Sea Dogs on June 12, 2006. He made 9 starts for the Sea Dogs going 1–5 with a 6.38 ERA.

On July 30, 2006, Mendoza was traded to the Texas Rangers for relief pitcher Bryan Corey. He finished the 2006 season with the Double-A Frisco RoughRiders, he struggled with the Roughriders. Mendoza began the 2007 season with the RoughRiders, he finished the minor league season with the Roughriders going 15–4 with a 3.93 ERA in 26 games. He was second in the Texas League with his 15 wins, tenth in the league with a 3.93 ERA, led the league in complete games. He was a Texas League Mid-Season All-Star and Post-Season All-Star. Mendoza's strong performance earned him a callup on September 5, 2007. Mendoza made his debut on September 8 when he started the game against the Oakland Athletics, becoming the 101st major-league player to have been born in México, his start was cut short, however. In the second inning with Nick Swisher batting, Swisher hit a line drive which hit him in the left knee cap and he dropped to the ground, he finished the second inning. When he went into the dugout, his knee began to stiffen up on him and he left the game.

On August 14, 2009, Mendoza threw a no-hitter for the Oklahoma City RedHawks against the Salt Lake Bees. On April 2, 2010, Mendoza was traded to the Kansas City Royals for cash considerations. On July 18, 2011, Mendoza threw a no-hitter for the Omaha Storm Chasers against the Memphis Redbirds. On February 18, 2012 the Royals announced they had signed Mendoza to a one-year contract for the 2012 season. No financial terms of the deal were released. Mendoza began 2013 as the Royals fifth starter, where he started until his rotation spot was taken by Bruce Chen on July 8. From on, he was used sparingly, pitching in 6 games the rest of the season. In 22 games in 2013, Mendoza went 2 -- 6 with a 5.36 ERA. On November 11, the Royals requested release waivers on Mendoza so he could play with the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters of the Pacific League of Nippon Professional Baseball, his contract was $2 million deal. Mendoza re-signed for the 2016 season, played most of the 2017 season with the club before he was placed on waivers in late August.

On August 31, 2017, Mendoza was claimed off waivers by the Hanshin Tigers of Nippon Professional Baseball. He became a free agent following the season. On April 17, 2018, Mendoza signed with the Diablos Rojos del México of the Mexican Baseball League, he was released on April 4, 2019. On April 8, 2019, Mendoza signed with the Leones de Yucatán of the Mexican League, he was released on May 13, 2019. On January 31, 2020, Mendoza signed with the Pericos de Puebla of the Mexican League, he was selected Mexico national baseball team at 2013 World Baseball Classic, 2017 World Baseball Classic and 2019 exhibition games against Japan. Mendoza has four pitches: a sinker, a knuckle curveball, a four-seam fastball, a changeup, he uses the sinker early in the count and the curveball when ahead in the count or with 2 strikes. He only uses the changeup against left handed hitters. Career statistics and player information from MLB, or ESPN, or Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or Baseball-Reference Luis Mendoza on Twitter