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Stonewall County, Texas

Stonewall County is a county located in the U. S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,490, its county seat is Aspermont. The county was created in 1876 and organized in 1888, it is named for a general of the Confederate States Army. Republican Drew Springer, Jr. a businessman from Muenster in Cooke County, has since January 2013 represented Stonewall County in the Texas House of Representatives. Stonewall County was formed in 1876 from portions of Young County, it was named after a general of the Confederate Army. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 920 square miles, of which 916 square miles are land and 3.9 square miles are covered by water. Double Mountain (county high point and most topographically prominent point for 160 miles The Brazos River begins in Stonewall County at the confluence of the Double Mountain Fork and Salt Fork Brazos River, about 3 miles west of Jud, now a ghost town. U. S. Highway 83 U. S. Highway 380 State Highway 283 King County Haskell County Jones County Fisher County Kent County As of the census of 2010, 1,490 people, 642 households, 426 families resided in the county.

The population density was 2.0 people per square mile. The 928 housing units averaged 1 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 87.7% White, 2.6% Black or African American, 0.5% Native American, 0.9% Asian, 6.3% from other races, 1.9% from two or more races. About 14.0 % of the population was Latino of any race. Of the 642 households, 24% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 33.6% were not families. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.83. In the county, the population was distributed as 22.80% under the age of 18, 6.20% from 18 to 24, 22.60% from 25 to 44, 24.50% from 45 to 64, 24.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.10 males. The median income for a household in the county was $27,935, for a family was $35,571.

Males had a median income of $27,083 versus $15,000 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,094. About 14.80% of families and 19.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 31.50% of those under age 18 and 14.50% of those age 65 or over. Aspermont Old Glory Peacock Swenson Rath City Whereas the counties to its north in the Panhandle proper became overwhelmingly Republican at the presidential level with Dwight D. Eisenhower in the 1950s, Stonewall County continued to favor the Democratic Party for another four decades being narrowly won by Walter Mondale in 1984 when he came within 3,819 votes of losing all fifty states. During the twentieth century the only Republican to carry Stonewall County was Richard Nixon in 1972 – it was one of the few Baptist Bible Belt counties that stayed loyal to the anti-Prohibition Catholic Al Smith in 1928 when Texas voted Republican for the first time in its history. Like the rest of the Bible Belt, due to opposition to the Democratic Party’s liberal positions on social issues Stonewall County has trended powerfully Republican and in the last five elections the Republican nominee has won more than 62 percent of the vote – more than Nixon won in his 3,000-plus-county landslide in 1972.

Stonewall County from the Handbook of Texas Online Stonewall County extension profile at Texas A&M University Stonewall County Profile from the Texas Association of Counties

Wedge (golf)

In the sport of golf, a wedge is a subset of the iron family of golf clubs designed for special use situations. As a class, wedges have the highest lofts, the shortest shafts, the heaviest clubheads of the irons; these features aid the player in making accurate short-distance "lob" shots, to get the ball onto the green or out of a hazard or other tricky spot. In addition, wedges are designed with modified soles that aid the player in moving the clubhead through soft lies, such as sand and thick grass, to extract a ball, embedded or buried. Wedges come in a variety of configurations, are grouped into four categories: pitching wedges, sand wedges, gap/approach wedges and lob wedges; the class of wedges grew out of the need for a better club for playing short shots. Prior to the 1930s, the best club for short "approach" shots was the "niblick" equivalent to today's 9-iron or pitching wedge in loft; the club most used for bunker shots was called the "jigger". The lower loft prevented the club "digging in" to soft lies, but the low launch angle and high resistance to the club moving through the sand to "dig out" a buried ball made recovery from a bunker with this club difficult.

The club was not ideal for approach shots from a bunker near the green, as a chip shot made with this club tended to roll for most of its distance. The modern sand wedge, the first of the clubs to be called a wedge, was developed by Gene Sarazen after flying in Howard Hughes' private plane. Sarazen noticed the flaps on the wings that were lowered on takeoff to help create lift, surmised that the same could be done to a high-lofted golf club to help the clubhead cut through and lift out of the sand, he built his first prototype in 1931 by taking a niblick and soldering extra lead to its sole to add mass adjusting the angle of the sole to about 10 degrees from level with the ground, which he found to be the optimal angle to prevent the clubhead either digging into the sand or skimming along the top. The resulting clubhead profile was wedge-shaped as opposed to the blade-like style of high-lofted irons, hence the name, he brought his new club to compete in the 1932 British Open, but kept it hidden from the authorities to avoid having it ruled illegal.

He won that tournament with a then-record score of 283, won the subsequent 1932 U. S. Open with a final-round score of 66 that would stand as a tournament record for 30 years. Sarazen's new club, including the wide, angled sole, was ruled legal by both R&A and USGA authorities, the club itself and its basic design concepts became copied by other golfers and by club manufacturers; as irons became more standardized in the 20s through the 40s, the wide sole of the sand wedge was copied on other mid- and high-lofted irons to add mass, which compensates for the progressively shorter shaft lengths to provide a similar feel across all the irons with a given swing. The highest-lofted irons got the most additional weight, resulting in the widest soles, giving these clubs the same eponymous wedge-shaped profile as the sand wedge; this led to the tradition of calling these high-lofted irons "wedges", regardless of the amount of bounce that the sole provided. Wedges, the golfer's "short game", have come to be emphasized by pro players and teachers/coaches as an area of critical importance.

By simple math, with par for a hole based on 2 putts, at least one additional stroke needed to get the ball on the green, a scratch golfer will take up to 54 strokes on a typical par-72 course with the intention of getting on the green and/or in the hole. In cases where the player doesn't make "green in regulation", shots taken as putts must instead be used to approach, so must be accurate in direction and distance in order to set the ball up for a one-putt par or a birdie or eagle made with the chip shot itself. Touring professionals miss an average of 6 GIRs in a round, making chip shots and other close-in strokes made with wedges that much more important; as a result, since the mid-80s the number of wedges available to players has grown from 2 to 5, most of which are now available in a wide array of lofts and bounces to allow a player to "fine-tune" their short game with the wedges that best meet their needs. In some cases, with the high degree of customization, companies have done away with the traditional names for each club, instead label each club with its loft and bounce angles.

A 52-8 wedge, for example, would have 52 degrees of loft and 8 degrees of bounce placing it in the "gap wedge" class. Most players carry three or four wedges on the course, sometimes more sacrificing one or two of their long irons and/or higher-lofted fairway woods to meet the 14-club limit. Newer designs of wedges the sand wedge, have changed the shape of the sole to reduce the bounce along the heel and provide a more curved leading edge; this newer shape allows for the golfer to "open" the clubface for short, high-

UnixWare

UnixWare is a Unix operating system. It was released by Univel, a jointly owned venture of AT&T's Unix System Laboratories and Novell, it was taken over by Novell. Via Santa Cruz Operation, it went on to Caldera Systems, Caldera International, The SCO Group before it was sold to UnXis. UnixWare is deployed as a server rather than a desktop. Binary distributions of UnixWare are available for x86 architecture computers. UnixWare is marketed as a server operating system. After the SVR4 effort to merge SunOS and System V, AT&T's Unix System Laboratories formed the Univel partnership with Novell to develop a desktop version of Unix, codenamed "Destiny". Destiny was based on the Unix System V release 4.2 kernel. The MoOLIT toolkit was used for the windowing system, allowing the user to choose between an OPEN LOOK or MOTIF-like look and feel at run time. In order to make the system more robust on commodity desktop hardware, the Veritas VXFS journaling file system was used in place of the UFS file system used in SVR4.

Networking support in UnixWare included both TCP/IP and interoperability with Novell's NetWare protocols. Destiny was released in 1992 as UnixWare 1.0, with the intention of unifying the fragmented PC Unix market behind this single variant of the operating system. The system was earlier to reach the corporate computing market than Microsoft's Windows NT, but observers of the period remarked that UnixWare was "just another flavor of Unix", Novell's involvement being more a marketing ploy than a significant influx of technology; the OS existed in two editions: a Personal Edition, which included Novell IPX networking but not TCP/IP, an Advanced Server Edition with TCP/IP and other server software. The personal edition was limited to two active users, while the server edition included an unlimited user license. Around 35,000 copies of UnixWare 1.0 were sold. In 1992, UnixWare 1.0 Personal Edition came with DOS Merge 3.0 and Novell's DR DOS 6.0. In 1993, Novell merged USL and Univel into a new Unix Systems Group.

In 1994 Novell released UnixWare 1.1, which included TCP/IP in both the personal and advanced server editions. The MOTIF 1.2 runtime libraries were included for COSE compliance. NUC software was included for integration with Novell NetWare servers; the Advanced Merge application was installed on both the server and personal editions to allow running DOS and Windows 3.1 applications. Novell released bug-fix versions 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.1.3 and 1.1.4 on 19 June 1995. UnixWare 2.0, based on the Unix System V release 4.2MP kernel, which added support for multiprocessing, began shipping to OEMs and developers in December 1994, to the consumer market in March 1995. Both the personal and server editions supported two processor systems, with the possibility of buying extra Processor Upgrade licenses for the server edition. Supported multiprocessor systems included standard Intel MP 1.1 SMP machines and Corollary C-bus systems. The system supported NetWare ODI network drivers in an effort to increase the number of supported network interfaces.

Other new features in the release included a POSIX Threads library in addition to the older UI threads library. Before SCO licensed UnixWare in 1995, Novell had announced a project to create a "SuperNOS" based on NetWare 4.1 and UnixWare 2.0 technologies in the future. This, never materialized. Instead, a NetWare 4.10 server on Linux was offered as Caldera NetWare for Linux for OpenLinux since 1998, Novell's Open Enterprise Server came in 2005. In 1995, the Santa Cruz Operation acquired UnixWare from Novell; the exact terms of this transaction were disputed. When the transfer was made public SCO announced that it would work towards merging UnixWare with its OpenServer SVR3.2 based OS, but the first release of UnixWare from SCO was version 2.1 in 1996. At the release of UnixWare 2.1 it was announced that the proposed UnixWare/OpenServer merger was known as project Gemini, to be available in 1997 and a 64-bit version of UnixWare was to be developed for 1998. One controversial change was the adoption of an OpenServer like user licensing policy.

The Univel and Novell releases of UnixWare allowed 2 users on the personal edition or unlimited numbers of users on the server edition. With UnixWare 2.1 the server edition included a license for up to 5 users. Customers wanting more users could buy 25, 100, 500 or unlimited user license extensions. SCO released three updates to UnixWare 2.1. UnixWare 2.1.1, released in 1996 achieved Unix 95 branding. UnixWare 2.1.2 and 2.1.3, available in 1998, were bug fix releases. In 1998 Compaq released a package known as the Integrity XC consisting of a single-system image cluster of Proliant servers with a version of UnixWare 2.1, UnixWare NonStop Clusters. The first results of the Gemini project were made available in early 1998 as UnixWare 7. SCO named the kernel version Unix System V release 5; the system was based on UnixWare 2.1, with features for driver compatibility with OpenServer, allowing use of OpenServer network drivers. System administration utilities from OpenServer, replaced the original UnixWare sysadm utility.

Major new features of UnixWare 7 included multi-path I/O, large files and file systems and support for large memory systems. UnixWare 7 lacked; this was for licensing reasons, to avoid paying Microsoft for the code that they had included in SVR3.2. In 1999 SCO released the UnixWare 7.1 update which incre

Jim Malloy

James Malloy, was an American racecar driver. Born in Columbus, Malloy's family moved to Englewood, where he attended grade school and high school. Malloy lettered in baseball in high school, he attended Colorado State University for two years. In 1955 Malloy started driving Semi-Modifieds at Lakeside Speedway in Colorado, he continued racing at Lakeside through 1962. This is where he branched out and ran with the fledgling Canadian American Modified Racing Association, an organization that raced in the Northwest United States and in British Columbia; the CAMRA series became a series where a driver could develop their skills and move up to Indy Car racing and running the Indianapolis 500. Billy Foster, Art Pollard, Dick Simon and Indy 500 winner Tom Sneva, his brother Jerry Sneva, Eldon Rasmussen and Cliff Hucul raced in the Indy 500 after graduating from the CAMRA series. Malloy was no exception, he drove a modified built and prepared by his brother Jerry Malloy and in 1964 & 1965 he won the CAMRA championship.

In 1967 he started driving USAC sprint cars. This is, he was hired by the Jim Robbins Race Team to drive USAC Indy Cars. He ran eight races for the Robbins team that year with his best finish being a 6th at Langhorne, Pennsylvania; the Robbins team brought Malloy to Indianapolis in 1968. He started finished 22nd, dropping out after 64 laps with mechanical failure. In 1969 Malloy started 13th and despite an early 22 minute pit stop he managed an 11th-place finish. In 1970 he qualified his best starting position to date, his car broke a rear constant velocity joint and hit the 4th turn wall at the end of the pace lap, putting himself out of the race before the start. In 1971 was entered in a car for the M. V. S. Racing Team, but when Lee Roy Yarbrough crashed hard with one of Dan Gurney's Eagles, his injuries was severe enough that he could not compete in the Indy 500 in 1971. Dan Gurney asked Malloy to pilot the Eagle in place of Yarbrough, he drove a solid race finishing 4th, his personal best at Indianapolis.

In 1972 Malloy signed on to drive for the Gerhardt racing team and one of the fast 1972 Eagles. During the month of May Malloy and the new Eagle was among the fastest cars. During the practice session on May 14, he was attempting to break the 200 mph speed barrier when his car mysteriously cut to the right and crashed head-on into the outside retaining wall confining Turn 3 at about 186 mph, he died four days after being pulled from his destroyed car. He never regained consciousness. Malloy drove in the USAC Championship Car series, racing in the 1967-1972 seasons, with 61 career starts, including the 1968-1971 Indianapolis 500 races. In his Champ Car career, he finished in the top ten 23 times, with his best finish in 2nd position in 1969 at the Milwaukee Mile, driving for Vel's Parnelli Jones Racing in a substitute role for the injured Al Unser. Malloy attempted to race in the 1966 Daytona 500 but only managed a 21st-place finish in his qualifying race and failed to make the field. Malloy drove a 1958 Edsel Pacer at Colorado National Speedway in 1968.

In 1979 Malloy was inducted into the Colorado Motorsports Hall of Fame. List of Indianapolis fatalities Video on YouTube

Patrick (Bischoff) Brown

Patrick Brown is an American engineer and studio owner. He has been the CEO of several record labels, including Brown Bottle Records and Different Fur Studios, he is the current owner of Different Fur Studios in the Mission district of San Francisco, California. Brown spent his early life in Arizona and moved to Long Island, New York, where he studied web design, he found out that he had a talent for recording after working on various projects with friends and helping friends' bands record. Because of this talent Brown moved to San Francisco in 1998 where, after getting settled, he attended Ex'pression College for Digital Arts. In 2004, during his final semester at Ex'pression, Brown was hired as an Intern at Different Fur. There he was given his first solo Gordon Gano from The Violent Femmes. 2006 marked a turning point for the studio because Brown helped bring in various bands through iTunes' Live Sessions. In 2007 Brown purchased the studio from Jeremy Smith. Most studios are not owned by engineers, but Brown purposefully wanted to create a studio that focused on this aspect of the recording process.

As owner, he morphed the business model by bringing in more interns, because Brown believes it takes a community of passionately involved people to create something worthwhile. Since Brown's purchase of the studio, he has been credited as an owner who has "modernized the studio without losing any of the building's pastoral charm". Brown's work has been featured on Pitchfork, Urb, PrefixMag, Vice, Spinner, Spin.com, iTunes New & Noteworthy, iTunes Indie Spotlight, WorldStar HipHop, 2dopeboys, The Owl Mag, Live 105, "Chronicle" the movie, a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup commercial, The Bay Bridged, Impose Magazine, The Bold Italic and his work with The Morning Benders was voted iTunes Indie album of the year in 2008. As an engineer, Brown is focused on the sound and vibe in the room, he pays attention to, coming in and out, the reactions of people, who needs coaxing in one direction or another. He views being an engineer as an art form in and of itself because he has to look at the sound being put to tape on different levels - the musician's, the consumer's, the technical side, the sonic side - and balance all of these levels at the same time.

According to Brown, "it's sort of like a balance between the performance itself and the actual sound, you know, you're deciding, more important or how to get both. And they're different things."That being said, Brown feels he is an under-producer in that he wants to hear the emotion behind the artist and his/her songs first and foremost. "All in all, I'll do everything I can to make sure things sound the way you expect, even better, so that when you leave you are proud of what we've accomplished."Brown focuses on trying to get bands to their next place. He thinks about getting artists more attention for their music, which starts with the recording itself, but includes getting fans out to their shows, telling people about the record, finding new ways of getting records into the hands of fans. Brown plans to keep the studio on the creative cutting-edge and in 2011 completed an upgrade accompanied by construction, he is content to keep the studio focused on local bands and local labels, including Tricycle Records and Omega Records.

However, this doesn't prevent the occasional big-name artist from stopping by. And while Brown will focus on getting out the sounds a band wants in their song, he is going to make sure they're comfortable. Plus, if an artist does something funny, chances are. Growing up, Brown was a fan of artists he first heard through his Mom, including Paul Simon, Billy Joel, Neil Young, he listened to a lot of late 1980s and early 1990s pop like Technotronic, Lisa Lisa, MC Hammer, a lot of Bobby Brown. In fact, Bobby Brown's Don't Be Cruel, recorded at Different Fur Studios, is an influential album for Patrick Brown. Brown is a fan of few engineers but is evaluating other people's works and learning from them. Engineers that Brown finds influential include Russell Elevado, Tony Maserati, Tom Dowd. However, he draws more inspiration from producers and musicians like Morris Day, Prince, D'angelo, Funkadelic's album Maggot Brain, the first N. E. R. D. Record, the first Kenna record. Overall, Brown is influenced by those people and records that have challenged what has been established.

This is what helps him grow the most as an engineer and studio owner. 2010 A B & The Sea - Boys and Girls 2011 The Park - These Are The Days 2011 The Cold Volts - People Noise 2011 Dylan Fox and The Wave - Tunnel Vision 2011 Bird Call - Other Creatures 2011 A B & The Sea - Run Run Run! 2011 Ash Reiter - Heatwave 2011 Lilac - Lilac 2012 Starred - Prison to Prison 2007 Black Lips. iTunes link 2007 Rodrigo y Gabriela. ITunes link 2007 Mew. iTunes link 2007 Jack Ingram. ITunes link 2007 Gomez. ITunes link 2008 OneRepublic. ITunes link 2008 Tristan Prettyman. ITunes link 2008 The Blakes. ITunes link Sara. ITunes link 2008 Amos Lee. ITunes link. 2006 Hey Willpower - P. D. A. 2009 Skin & Bones, featuring Chris Chu, Bernie Worrell and 88 keys - Lemonade 2009 A B & The Sea - Suzie/Yellow-Haired Girl 2011 Skin & Bones, featuring Izza Kizza and Bernie Worrell - Holdn’ Back 2011 The Park - Belleville 2011 Skin & Bones - Stomp / Pop Painkillaz 2012 Midi Matilda - Love & The Movies 2012 Grillade - I'd Love to Change the World 2012 Surf Club - Reverie 2012 Swiftumz - Willy 2012 Dirty Ghosts - Eyes of a Stranger 2012 Woof - Get it

Dorothy Quincy Homestead

The Dorothy Quincy Homestead is a US National Historic Landmark at 34 Butler Road in Quincy, Massachusetts. The house was built by Edmund Quincy II in 1686 who had an extensive property upon which there were multiple buildings. Today, the site consists of the Dorothy Quincy Homestead, preserved as a museum and is open to the public; the original property covered 200 acres extending from its present location to Quincy Bay and included the Dorothy Quincy House, the Josiah Quincy House, the Josiah Quincy Mansion. The Josiah Quincy Mansion, located on the property purchased by the Eastern Nazarene College in 1919, was torn down in 1969; the Quincy family was one of the leading families of Massachusetts in from the 17th century to the 19th century. Descendants included several prominent Edmund Quincys and Josiah Quincys, John Quincy Adams by virtue of his mother, American First Lady Abigail Adams, they settled in. The present Homestead was built by Edmund Quincy II, it became a meeting place for many American Revolutionary War patriots such as John Adams, Colonel John Quincy, John Hancock.

It was the childhood home of the first First Lady of Massachusetts, Dorothy Quincy Hancock Scott, wife of John Hancock. Representing the evolution of over 320 years of American architecture, the Dorothy Quincy House combines Colonial and Victorian design, it is one of the rare Massachusetts examples in which the elements of a 17th-century building are still visible although surrounded by styles. In 2005 the Quincy Homestead was designated as a National Historic Landmark; the Homestead is owned by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and operated by The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in a public-private partnership. In 1904, when the property was threatened by encroaching urban development, a citizen drive was established to save the mansion. Led by the Massachusetts Colonial Dames and Charles Francis Adams, Jr. the grandson of President John Quincy Adams, Quincy residents raised funds to assist the Dames in purchasing the estate and creating a distinctive house museum. Looking to the long-term protection and presentation of the property, the Colonial Dames negotiated a sale-leaseback agreement with the Commonwealth, whereby the Commonwealth accepted responsibility for capital improvements and the exterior preservation of the house, the Dames agreed to maintain the interior of the home, to beautify it with period furniture and decorative arts, to interpret its history to the public.

This relationship has continued for over a century. Since 2005, the Dorothy Quincy Homestead has undergone a comprehensive exterior renovation to restore this stately historic building to its former grandeur; the project has included painting the structure, re-glazing the windows, other major improvements. Quincy Mansion Josiah Quincy House Quincy family List of the oldest buildings in Massachusetts List of National Historic Landmarks in Massachusetts National Register of Historic Places listings in Quincy, Massachusetts NSCDA Official Website