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Southern Red Sea Region

The Southern Red Sea Region is a region of Eritrea. It lies along the southern half of the Red Sea, contains the coastal city of Assab, it borders the Northern Red Sea Region, has an area of around 27,600 km2. As of 2005, the region had a population of 83,500 compared to a population of 73,700 in 2001; the net growth rate was 11.74 per cent. The total area of the province was 27600.00 km2 and the density was 3.03 persons per km2. The People’s Front for Democracy and Justice, an authoritarian government, rules the country and the region; the regional and local elections are conducted on a periodic basis on a restricted framework. All men and women of any ethnic or religious background are eligible to vote. No parties or groups other than PFDJ are allowed to contest and the elections are presided by representatives from PDFJ; the Southern Red Sea Region is only around 50 km wide. Forming the major part of the Danakil Desert, its major towns include Asseb, Rahaita and T'i'o; the highest point in this region is Mount Ramlu.

It is considered as one of the hottest and most inhospitable regions in the country. The topography of the region has coastal plains, which are hotter than the regions around the highland plateau. There are the heavier one during summer and the lighter one during spring; the climate and geography of the region along with other regions of Eritrea is similar to the one of Ethiopia. The hottest month is May recording temperatures up to 30 °C, while the coldest month is December to February when it reaches freezing temperature; the region received around 200 mm of rainfall and the soil is salty and not conducive for agriculture. Wildlife such as hamadryas baboons, Soemmerring's gazelle, dorcas gazelle, black-backed jackal, Ruppells sandfox, African golden wolf, Abyssinian hare, wild ass and ostriches are found in this region. African wild dog was found in this region, but their present condition is unknown. There have been reports of cheetah occurring in this region, but there has been no evidence of their presence.

It is likely that both cheetah and wild dog are extinct in Eritrea. As of 2005, the region had a population of 83,500 compared to a population of 73,700 in 2001; the net growth rate was 11.74 per cent. The total area of the province was 27600.00 km2 and the density was 3.03 persons per km2. As of 2002, the Total Fertility Rate, defined as the children per woman was 3.9. The General Fertility Rate, defined as the births per 1,000 women between the ages of 15 and 45 remained at 135.0. The Crude Birth Rate, the number of births per 1,000 population, was 34.0. The percentage of women pregnant as of 2002 out of the total population was 8.9 per cent. The mean number of children born stood at 5.1. The Infant Mortality Rate, defined as the number of deaths of children for every 1,000 born was 122.0 while the Child Mortality Rate, defined as the number of child deaths for every 1,000 children 5 years of age was 74.0. The under-5 mortality rate stood at 187.0. The number of children with the prevalence of Acute Respiratory Infection was 174, fever was 174, Diarrhea was 174.

The number of women with the knowledge of AIDS was 324 and the number of people with no knowledge of the disease or its prevention was 0.2 per cent. As of 2002, the number of males completing or attending highest level of schooling in the region was 410 while it was 567 females; the percentage of literate males was 60.00 and the percentage of literate females was 41.60. A fraction of 37.60 males had no education, while the corresponding number for females was 54.80. The fraction of males completing secondary school stood at 8.40 and the fraction of males completing more than secondary was 003. The corresponding numbers for females was 000 respectively; as of 2002, the number of people engaged in Professional/technical/managerial activities was 3.30 per cent, Clerical was 9.30 per cent and services was 21.10 per cent, Skilled Manual was 4.50 per cent, Unskilled Manual was 0.50 per cent, Domestic Service was 25.00 per cent and Agriculture was 34.60 per cent. The total number of employed men was 345 and the total number of employed women was 409.

The number of men who were paid their total earnings in cash was 77.70 per cent, in kind was 0.10 and in both was 0.20. The number of women who were paid their total earnings in cash was 58.80 per cent, in kind was 0.60 per cent and in both was 0.30 per cent. The region includes the following districts: Are'eta District, Central Denkalya District and Southern Denkalya District. Eritrea has a one party national Assembly governed by People’s Front for Democracy and Justice, an authoritarian government. From the time of independence since 30 May 1991, the country has been continuing with a transitional government elected during the elections in April 1993; the scheduled elections in 2001 has been postponed indefinitely. The regional and local elections are conducted on a periodic basis on a restricted framework. All men and women of any ethnic or religious background are eligible to vote. No parties or groups other than PFDJ are allowed to contest and the elections are presided by representatives from PDFJ.

Policy decisions should be centered around the party mandate and opposition and dissenters have been imprisoned. Regions of Eritrea

Montpelier, Wisconsin

Montpelier is a town in Kewaunee County, United States. The population was 1,306 at the 2010 census; the unincorporated communities of Cherneyville and Pilsen are in the town, the unincorporated community of Neuern is in the town. Montpelier is on the western side of Kewaunee County, bordered to the west by Brown County. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 36.1 square miles, of which 0.01 square miles, or 0.03%, are water. As of the census of 2000, there were 1,371 people, 482 households, 382 families residing in the town; the population density was 37.9 people per square mile. There were 492 housing units at an average density of 13.6 per square mile. The racial makeup of the town was 99.12% White, 0.29% Native American, 0.22% from other races, 0.36% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.22% of the population. There were 482 households out of which 37.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.3% were married couples living together, 4.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 20.7% were non-families.

18.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.3% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.25. In the town, the population was spread out with 27.5% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to 64, 11.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 110.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 110.6 males. The median income for a household in the town was $51,000, the median income for a family was $54,545. Males had a median income of $32,414 versus $22,422 for females; the per capita income for the town was $19,812. About 1.7% of families and 3.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.3% of those under age 18 and 10.4% of those age 65 or over

Variety Film Reviews

Variety Film Reviews is the 24-volume hardcover reprint of feature film reviews by the weekly entertainment tabloid-size magazine Variety from 1907 to 1996. Film reviews continued to be published in the weekly magazine. From 1983 to 1985, Garland Publishing, now wholly owned by Routledge, published the first 15 volumes of review reprints, their 16th volume is an alphabetical index of more than 50,000 titles. 10% are alternate titles and original foreign titles, so 45,000 review reprints is a realistic estimate for the first 15 volumes. The eight additional bi-annual volumes have at least 15,000 additional reprinted film reviews, making an estimated total of 60,000 or more film reviews in the 24-volume series. Volume 18 has the title index for 1981–1984; each subsequent volume includes its own title index. The 19 volumes published by Garland are bound in green cloth with gold stamping; each book measures 31.2 cm. high by 24 cm. wide. Garland's rights expired after publication of Volume 19, publication rights were acquired by R.

R. Bowker owned by Reed International, which owned Variety. Bowker undertook a complete reprint of Volumes 1 through 19, changing the title page of each volume to reflect their own imprint, changing the series name to Variety's Film Reviews; the re-titled series was bound in brown Kivar. Bowker published the original editions of Volumes 20 through 24 before discontinuing the series; some copies of Volumes 20 through 24 are bound in green cloth with gold stamping similar to the original Garland editions. Bowker allowed a distributor that bought the Garland inventory of Variety Film Reviews to bind post-1986 volumes to match the earlier books. Variety is one of the three English-language periodicals with 10,000 or more film reviews reprinted in book form; the other two are The New York Times as The New York Times Film Reviews in 22 volumes. Harrison's Reports as Harrison's Reports and Film Reviews in 15 volumes

Bucur Church

Bucur Church is a church which served as the chapel for the Radu Voda Monastery. There is no exact date for the building of the church and this has been the subject of much discussion among Romanian historians. For a long time, many historians have insisted that the building is in a style specific to the 18th century, while others have held to the legend which claims that the church was built by the shepherd Bucur, whose name is associated with the name of the city of Bucharest; the church is first recorded on a map drawn up between 1844 and 1846 with the name of the Bucur Church. Radu Voda Str, no. 33. In the past, the church was located on the same hill as the Radu Vodă Monastery. In the 18th century the hill was divided in half to allow the building of a street through the middle. Although the church is recorded in a number of texts by both Romanian and foreign authors as having been built by the founder of Bucharest, the shepherd Bucur researchers have concluded that the building was constructed in the 17th century, rebuilt in the first half of the 18th.

Other researchers have established that the church was built in the first half of the 17th century to serve as the chapel to the Radu Vodă Monastery. There are opinions of still other researchers who maintain that the church was built in 1416 by Mircea the Elder; the church was restored between 1910, when certain changes were made to the exterior. In the work "The History of the Founding of the city of Bucharest - the Capital of the Kingdom of Romania - from 1330 to 1850" collected from many early writers and gathered together in 1891 by Dimitrie Papazoglu, are recorded many texts which assert that the church was built by the shepherd Bucur. Papazoglu himself has doubts about this, suggesting that the church was built in 1568 by Alexandru II Mircea, the son of Mircea III known as Mircea Ciobanu, “Mircea the Shepherd” in the cemetery of the Radu Voda Monastery. In 1938, Grigore Ionescu’s guide to Bucharest stated that in 1869 the church was rebuilt with an identity 300 years older than that which it had had.

Until 1974, many of those who had studied the history of the church felt that the builder of the church could not be the shepherd Bucur, as Bucur himself appeared to be purely legendary, first appearing in a book on the Principalities by the British Consul William Wilkinson, published in London in 1820. In 1835, this story was repeated in a geography text prepared by Iosif Genilie, professor at the St. Sava School. However, as a consequence of recent research, a manuscript by the Catholic Missionary Blasius Kleiner, written in 1761 has been discovered, which confirms the legend. Kleiner mentions the following in his text: “They say that this city gets its name from a certain shepherd or, as others say, a famous bandit, called Bucur; this man pastured his sheep in the field by the Dambovita River, maybe there carried out his banditry. He built a church and began to build a few houses for himself and a few others.”Currently, Professor Marcel Dumitru Ciuca, who has overseen the republication of Dimitrie Papazoglu’s work, feels that Papazoglu has misdated the building of the church, that the legend of Bucur could be true, that there is no evidence to suppose that there was no founder of Bucharest by the name of Bucur.

The church, dedicated to Saints Cyril of Alexandria and Pope Athanasius I of Alexandria, is small but well-proportioned. The walls are painted white; the entrance is made through a elegant porch, similar to those found in peasant houses in Romania, supported by wooden posts. Above, the building has a cupola with a mushroom-shaped roof; the windows and doors are ornamented with carved stone, added at the beginning of the 20th. Grigore Ionescu. Bucureşti. Ghid istoric şi artistic. Bucureşti: Fundaţia pentru literatură şi artă, Regele Carol II, 1938 Dan Berindei, Sebastian Bonifaciu. Bucureşti. Ghid turistic. Bucureşti: Sport-Turism 1980

Gustav Gl├╝ck

Gustav Glück was an Austrian art historian, the author of several major books on Dutch art. Glück became an Assistant at the Vienna Kunsthistorisches Museum in 1900, Curator and de facto Director in 1911, Director in name in 1916, he resigned the directorship of the Vienna Gallery in 1931, moved from Vienna to London in 1938, moved to Santa Monica in 1942. As a Festschrift, his students published a two-volume annotated collection of his periodical articles in 1933. Die Kunst der Renaissance in Deutschland, in Niederlanden, Frankreich, 1933 Bruegels Gemälde, 1934 Die Landschaften von D. D. Rubens, 1942 Entry at the Dictionary of Art Historians Works by or about Gustav Glück in libraries

Miss USA 1995

Miss USA 1995, the 44th Miss USA pageant, was held at South Padre Island, Texas culminating in the final competition and crowning on February 10, 1995. At the conclusion of the final competition, Chelsi Smith of Texas was crowned by outgoing titleholder Lu Parker of South Carolina. Smith became the seventh Texan titleholder, the first Miss Texas USA and Miss USA to win the Congeniality award and the only Miss USA from Texas to win the Miss Universe title, she became the 4th winner to be crowned as Miss USA in her home state. After Smith won the 1995 Miss Universe pageant, first runner-up Shanna Moakler took over the Miss USA title. Moakler was the first former Miss Teen USA delegate. Moakler would become an actress, reality star and a director of two Miss USA state pageants in Nevada and Utah; the pageant was held on Texas for the second time. It was hosted by Bob Goen for the second consecutive year, Daisy Fuentes offered commentary during the broadcast. Barry Manilow provided entertainment. ∞ Smith won Miss Universe 1995.

Due to protocol, Smith resigns her title as Miss USA 1995. 1st runner-up, Shanna Moakler, replaces her as Miss USA. Miss Congenality - Chelsi Smith Miss Photogenic - Nichole Holmes Style Award - Lyn Vesnefski Best in Swimsuit - Chelsi Smith The following are the contestants' scores in the preliminary competition: The Miss USA 1995 delegates were: Delegates who had held a Miss America state title were: Shannon Depuy - Miss Virginia 1990 Du Sharme Carter - Miss Oklahoma 1992 Delegates who had held a Miss Teen USA state title were: Shanna Moakler - Miss Rhode Island Teen USA 1992 Jennifer Wilhoit - Miss Maryland Teen USA 1991 Kristen Mastroianni - Miss Massachusetts Teen USA 1987 Heather Hart - Miss Indiana Teen USA 1991 Brooke Hammond - Miss Nevada Teen USA 1991 Anna Mingus - Miss Alabama Teen USA 1988 Keri Mowenowski - Miss Maine Teen USA 1991 Tanae Geisler - Miss Wisconsin Teen USA 1993 Joyce Brothers Casey Kasem K Callan Peter Barton Kiki Shepard Chris Kole Jackie Loughery - Miss USA 1952 from New York E. G. Marshall Mary McFadden Jim Jeffcoat Miss Universe 1995 Miss USA official website