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St. Charles, Missouri

Saint Charles is a city in, the county seat of, St. Charles County, United States; the population was 65,794 at the 2010 census. Situated on the Missouri River, it is a northwestern suburb of St. Louis. Founded circa 1769 as Les Petites Côtes, or "The Little Hills" in French, by Louis Blanchette, a French-Canadian fur trader, when the area was nominally ruled by Spain following the Seven Years' War, St. Charles is the third-oldest city in Missouri. For a time, it played a significant role in the United States' westward expansion as a river port and starting point of the Boone's Lick Road to the Boonslick. St. Charles was settled by French-speaking colonists from Canada in its early days and was considered the last "civilized" stop by the Lewis and Clark Expedition in 1804, exploring the western territory after the United States made the Louisiana Purchase; the city served as the first Missouri capital from 1821 to 1826, is the site of the Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne shrine. Native American peoples inhabited the area at least as early as 11000 B.

C. When European emigres arrived, the area was inhabited by the Ilini and Missouri tribes. According to Hopewell's Romantic Legends of the Missouri and Mississippi: Blanchette met another French Canadian at the site of St. Charles in 1765. Blanchette, determined to settle there, asked if Guillet, who had become a chief of a Dakota tribe, had chosen a name for it. "I called the place'Les Petites Côtes' " replied Bernard, "from the sides of the hills that you see.""By that name shall it be called", said Blanchette Chasseur, "for it is the echo of nature — beautiful from its simplicity."Blanchette settled there circa 1769 under the authority of the Spanish governor of Upper Louisiana. He was appointed as the territory's civil and military leader, serving until his death in 1793. Although the settlement was under Spanish jurisdiction, the settlers were Native American and French Canadians who had migrated from northern territories. Considered to begin in St. Charles, the Boone's Lick Road along the Missouri River was the major overland route for settlement of central and western Missouri.

This area became known as the Boonslick or "Boonslick Country." At Franklin, the trail ended. Westward progress continued on the Santa Fe Trail; the first church, built in 1791, was Catholic and dedicated to the Italian saint Charles Borromeo, under the Spanish version of his name, San Carlos Borromeo. The town became known as San Carlos del Misuri: "St. Charles of the Missouri"; the original location of the church is not known but a replica has been built just off Main Street. The fourth St. Charles Borromeo Church now stands on Fifth Street; the Spanish Lieutenant-Governor Carlos de Hault de Lassus appointed Daniel Boone as commandant of the Femme Osage District, which he served as until the United States government assumed control in 1804 following the Louisiana Purchase. The name of the town, San Carlos, was anglicized to St. Charles. William Clark arrived in St. Charles on May 16, 1804. With him were 40 men and three boats, they attended dances, a church service during this time, the town residents, excited to be part of the national expedition, were hospitable to the explorers.

Lewis arrived via St. Charles Rock Road on May 20; the expedition launched the next day in a keel boat at 3:30 pm. St. Charles was the last established American town the expedition visited for more than two and a half years; when Missouri was granted statehood in 1821, the legislature decided to build a "City of Jefferson" to serve as the state capital, in the center of the state, overlooking the Missouri River. Since this land was undeveloped at the time, a temporary capital was needed. St. Charles beat eight other cities in a competition to house the temporary capital, offering free meeting space for the legislature in rooms located above a hardware store; this building is preserved as the First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site and may be toured. The Missouri government continued to meet there until Jefferson City was ready in 1826. Gottfried Duden was a German who visited in the area in 1824. Travelling under the guidance of Daniel M. Boone, he wrote extensive accounts of life in St. Charles County during his year there.

He published these after returning to Germany in 1829, his favorable impressions of the area led to the immigration of a number of Germans in 1833. The first permanent German settler in the region was Louis Eversman, who arrived with Duden but decided to stay. St. Charles, Missouri, is where the first claimed interstate project started in 1956. A state highway marker is displayed with a logo and information regarding this claim, off Interstate 70 going westbound, to the right of the First Capitol Drive exit. Kansas and Pennsylvania lay claim to the first interstate project. St. Charles is a charter city under the Missouri Constitution, with a City Council as the governing body, consisting of one member for each of the ten wards, each serving a three-year term; the executive head of the City government is the Mayor for all ceremonial purposes. The Mayor appoints the members of the various Boards and Committees created by ordinance; the current mayor is Dan Borgmeyer. The City of St. Charles School District has six elementary schools, two middle schools, two high schools, the Lewis & Clark Tech Building located on Zumbehl Road.

St. Charles High School (sometimes called

The Dirty Game

The Dirty Game is a 1965 anthology spy film starring Henry Fonda and Robert Ryan. Robert Ryan as American General Bruce is the link between three different spy stories, helmed by different directors. A man tells of three different spy missions. Henry Fonda as Dimitri Koulov Robert Ryan as General Bruce Vittorio Gassman as Perego / Ferrari Annie Girardot as Suzette / Monique Bourvil as Lalande Robert Hossein as Dupont Peter van Eyck as Petchatkin Maria Grazia Buccella as Natalia Mario Adorf as Callaghan Jacques Sernas as Sernas Georges Marchal as Serge Wolfgang Lukschy as Russian general Louis Arbessier as Ivanov Jackie Blanchot as Joe Gabriel Gobin as O'Hara Helmut Wildt as Perry Violette Marceau as Lisa Gabriella Giorgelli Nino Crisman Oreste Palella Renato Terra Klaus Kinski as Russian agent List of American films of 1965 Henry Fonda filmography Klaus Kinski filmography The Dirty Game on IMDb

Vian Sulaimani

Vian Sulaimani is an Iraqi beauty pageant titleholder who won the Miss Iraq 2017 but she was dethroned for being married. Vian Amer Noori Sulaimani was born in Al Mansoor, a town in the Baghdad Governorate, Iraq to a family of Kurdish origins, she received her bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering and Software from Mustansiriya University. On August 3, 2017, the Miss Iraq 2017 award was withdrawn from Vian for violating the rules of the competition, because she was married to a student named Aziz, a citizen of Irish nationality. During the registration she brought her passport. Vian said during the recording that she was involved in a betrothal, annulled but was in fact married and now is separated or divorced. Therefore, Vian violated the rules of the international organizations that the Miss Iraq 2017 was licensed to

The 65 Lakh Heist

The 65 Lakh Heist is first English version of a Surender Mohan Pathak book. The Hindi crime thriller was first published in 1977, it was the 4th book in the Vimal series. The novel begun the trend of anti-heroism in Indian pulp fiction and was controversial. Vimal is blackmailed into joining a conspiracy to break into the vault of Bharat Bank at Amritsar to loot 6.5 million rupees inside it. The conspiracy is the brainchild of Mayaram Bawa, a veteran vault-buster, preparing to pull off the biggest heist of his career before he retires from his life of crime. For this purpose, he blackmails into submission an innocent-looking chauffeur called Vimal, a criminal wanted for embezzlement in Allahabad, murder of Lady Shanta Gokuldas in Bombay, the robbery of gate money at Anna Stadium Madras. Bawa's deal is straight—say no and go to jail or say yes and get his share. Bawa, with the help of Vimal and his partners Laab Singh and Karamchand break into the vault and take away 6.5 million until an unfortunate circumstance forces them to flee the crime scene in a hurry.

Having got the money, Bawa shows his true colours, running away with the entire loot and ruthlessly killing the innocent Karamchand and the jovial Laabh Singh "Matar Paneer". Vimal narrowly needs to trace down Bawa; the trail brings him face to face with Harnam Singh Grewal, the top gun of Punjab underworld and a ruthless giant of a man. Grewal starts searching for Mayaram Bawa to snatch the loot from him. Bawa takes refuge with his childhood friend Khanna, unaware of his criminal antecedents. Fearing capture by the police or being traced by Vimal, he leaves in a hurry. Grewal follows the trail to Khanna's residence, brutally murdering the man of the house and brutally torturing Mrs. Khanna. In the meanwhile, Vimal manages to trace Mayaram Bawa to the residence of a young lady named Neelam in Chandigarh, he catches Bawa and punishes him by breaking his legs. Bawa's life is spared due to mercy of Neelam, now in love with Vimal; the novel ends with Vimal entering the Khanna residence, where a bullet that hits him in the spine leaves Grewal paralysed neck down.

Grewal does not know where the money went as the only person who knew it was Mr. Khanna, who died after being brutal thrashed by him. With nothing left to gain, Vimal leaves the scene, leaving Grewal to the mercy of the humiliated Mrs. Khanna. Chills and Thrills DesiPopular Trash, Now in Angrezi

1452 Hunnia

1452 Hunnia, provisional designation 1938 DZ1, is a carbonaceous Meliboean asteroid from the outer regions of the asteroid belt 20 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered on 26 February 1938, by Hungarian astronomer György Kulin at the Konkoly Observatory in Budapest; the asteroid was named in honor of the Hungarian nation. Hunnia is a member of the Meliboea family, a smaller asteroid family of a few hundred carbonaceous outer-belt asteroids, named after 137 Meliboea, it orbits the Sun at a distance of 2.5 -- 3.7 AU once 6 months. Its orbit has an inclination of 14 ° with respect to the ecliptic; the body's observation arc begins at Goethe Link Observatory in March 1949, more than 11 years after its official discovery observation at Konkoly. Hunnia is an assumed carbonaceous C-type asteroid, in agreement with the overall spectral type of the Meliboea family. Between February and March 1998, a rotational lightcurve of Hunnia was obtained from photometric observations by Hungarian astronomers Krisztián Sárneczky, Gyula Szabó and László Kiss.

Lightcurve analysis gave a rotation period of 17.2 hours with a brightness amplitude of 0.34 magnitude. No other lightcurves have since been obtained. According to the survey carried out by the NEOWISE mission of NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, Hunnia measures between 18.76 and 20.910 kilometers in diameter and its surface has an albedo between 0.0435 and 0.06. The Collaborative Asteroid Lightcurve Link assumes a standard albedo for carbonaceous asteroids of 0.057 and calculates a diameter of 21.16 kilometers based on an absolute magnitude of 12.1. This minor planet was named in honor of the Hungarian nation. Known as Magyars, the Hungarians are believed to be of Hunnic heritage; the official naming citation was published by the Minor Planet Center on 1 February 1980. Asteroid Lightcurve Database, query form Dictionary of Minor Planet Names, Google books Asteroids and comets rotation curves, CdR – Observatoire de Genève, Raoul Behrend Discovery Circumstances: Numbered Minor Planets - – Minor Planet Center 1452 Hunnia at AstDyS-2, Asteroids—Dynamic Site Ephemeris · Observation prediction · Orbital info · Proper elements · Observational info 1452 Hunnia at the JPL Small-Body Database Close approach · Discovery · Ephemeris · Orbit diagram · Orbital elements · Physical parameters

Burnside, Christchurch

Burnside is a suburb of Christchurch, New Zealand, located southeast of Christchurch International Airport. As with most suburbs in Christchurch, it is a general area. Burnside was part of a farm 1,700 acres in size, owned by the early settler William Boag, who arrived in 1851 from Perthshire, it was named for the small creeks. The name Burnside was made official by the Waimairi County Council in 1959, although Burnside Road had been renamed Memorial Avenue in 1950. For the first hundred years of European settlement, the area in and around Burnside was farmland, with sheep and orchards occupying the land. Burnside Primary School opened in 1956. Burnside High School opened in February 1960. Kendal School opened in 1961. Isleworth School opened at the beginning of 1962. Cobham Intermediate, named Fendalton Intermediate, opened in 1963. Roydvale School opened in 1967. Christ the King Primary School. Burnside contains a central park, its two central roads are Memorial Avenue and Greers Road, it contains a smaller park opposite Burnside High School on Greers Road.

Christchurch City Libraries — History of Bryndwr and Burnside