The Annotated Alice is a 1960 book by Martin Gardner incorporating the text of Lewis Carroll's major tales, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass, as well as the original illustrations by John Tenniel. It has extensive annotations explaining the contemporary references, mathematical concepts, word play, Victorian traditions featured in the two books; the original book was first published in 1960. It has been reprinted several times and translated into French, Japanese, Russian, Spanish and Hebrew. In 1990, a sequel, More Annotated Alice, was published; this sequel does not contain the original side notes, Tenniel's illustrations are replaced by those of Peter Newell. It contains the "suppressed" chapter "The Wasp in a Wig", which Carroll omitted from the text of Through the Looking-Glass on Tenniel's recommendation. In 1999, The Definitive Edition was published, it features Tenniel's illustrations in improved quality. Gardner compiled a companion volume, The Annotated Snark, dedicated to Carroll's classic nonsense poem The Hunting of the Snark.
In 2015, The Annotated Alice: 150th Anniversary Deluxe Edition was published, combining the previous works of Gardner and expanded by Mark Burstein, president emeritus of the Lewis Carroll Society of North America. It includes features such as more than 100 new or updated annotations, over 100 new illustrations by Salvador Dalí, Beatrix Potter, Ralph Steadman, 42 other artists and illustrators, a filmography of every Alice-related film by Carroll scholar David Schaefer; the Annotated Alice: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll, Illustrated by John Tenniel by Martin Gardner, New York, Bramhall House ISBN 0-517-02962-6 More Annotated Alice by Martin Gardner ISBN 0-394-58571-2 The Annotated Alice: The Definitive Edition by Martin Gardner ISBN 0-393-04847-0 The Annotated Alice: 150th Anniversary Deluxe Edition by Martin Gardner and Mark Burstein ISBN 978-0-393-24543-1 Martin Gardner bibliography Description on the publisher's website Review in The New Statesman, 25 December 2000, by Will Self
Brookwood High School is a high school in Brookwood, Alabama, in the United States and serves grades 9-12. It served grades 7-12 until 2002, it is the third largest high School in the Tuscaloosa County School System. The school was established in 1927. In 2012 construction began on a new state-of-the-art building and was completed in 2013; the new high school opened to students at the beginning of 2014. Brookwood High School was established in 1928 for the Tuscaloosa County School System; the first building was built in the town of Alabama. The present building began construction in 2012 for a total capacity of 1,600 students; the former building was built to accommodate only 500 students, enrollment had reached 1,000. This new state-of-the-art building was constructed to accommodate the large influx of new residents that continue to move into the area due to an explosion in the auto manufacturing industry, related companies. Land was donated by Walter Energy for the new school building, on property that directly adjoins to the rear of the old high school building and property.
A total of 93 acres of land was donated by Walter Energy for 168,000 sq. foot building. Brookwood High School offers standard classes, advanced classes, Advanced Placement classes, High Honors classes; as of the 2013-2014 school year, the board of the Tuscaloosa County School System decided to transition all high schools in the district to having eight classes per day, opposed to the former four classes per day schedule where students have two core classes & two elective classes each day. Brookwood High School offers many clubs for students to sign up for and join at the beginning of the school year. A popular club is the BADD club. Known as Brookwood Against Drinking & Driving; this club stresses the importance of not making destructive decisions in life. This club performs skits for the high school for assemblies and visits the surrounding feeder schools for Drug Free Week. Other clubs & organizations Beta Club Civinettes Drama Club FBLA FCA FCCLA French Club FTA HOSA JROTC Key Club Mu Alpha Theta National Honor Society Otaku Cat Club:3 Spanish Club Yearbook BADD Art Club First Priority FFA Journalism VICA SGA Musical Theatre Show Choir Mixed Chorus Book Club Historians Scholar Bowl Green Team Brookwood High School offers several sports for students for their extracurricular activities.
Sports Teams Cheerleading Football Baseball Basketball, Girls Basketball, Boys Golf, Boys Softball Volleyball Wrestling Track Power Puff Girls Fishing Team Alma Mater We have more been loyal, though our band be few, We have rallied'round our standards, our colors true. Here's to thee our dear old High School, here's to thee a song, May these happy mem'ries of thee, linger with us long. Chorus Always faithful, always loyal to our ensign bright, Haile to thee our High School colors and the White. Brookwood Middle School Brookwood Elementary School Vance Elementary School Lake View Elementary School
Computershare Limited is an Australian stock transfer company that provides corporate trust, stock transfer and employee share plan services in a number of different countries. The company has offices in 20 countries, including Australia, the United Kingdom, the United States, the Channel Islands, South Africa, Hong Kong, New Zealand and Denmark. Computershare Limited was founded in 1978 in Melbourne and has grown through overseas acquisitions. In 1997, the Australian-based Computershare expanded its registry business to include financial markets in New Zealand and the United Kingdom and acquired the Royal Bank of Scotland's registrar department. In subsequent years, it expanded its business into Ireland, South Africa, Hong Kong. In 2004, Computershare acquired the stock transfer sectors of Harris Bank and Montreal Trust and purchased the German-based Pepper Technologies AG. Since 2004, Computershare has acquired registry companies in India. In 2005, it acquired Equiserve. In 2006 it bought the shareholder management services from National Bank of Canada.
In July 2007, Computershare acquired its products GCM and Boardworks. Known as Computershare Governance Services and its main product GEMS. In February 2008, Computershare announced a cash takeover offer for Australian mailhouse group QM Technologies Limited. In September 2008, Computershare bought Lichfield based Childcare Voucher Services business called Busy Bees; the name has been re-branded to Computershare Voucher Services or CVS. In February 2010, Computershare acquired HBOS Employee Equity Solutions from Lloyds Banking Group for a sum of around £40m. In January 2012, Computershare acquired Shareowner Services from Bank of New York Mellon for a sum of around $550 Million. In June 2013, Computershare Limited completed the acquisition of the EMEA–based portion of Morgan Stanley’s Global Stock Plan Services business. In December 2015, the Central Bank of Ireland reprimanded and fined Computershare €322,500 for a number of breaches of the law related to the certainty of ownership of client assets.
On 12 November 2018, it completed acquisition of Equatex Group Holding AG European shares plan business of UBS. The deal was announced on 16 May 2018. All 220+ employees are expected transfer to Computershare as part of the acquisition. Computershare provides stock registration and transfer services to companies listed on stock markets, but offers technology services for stock exchanges, investor services for shareholders and employee share plan management. Computershare runs The Deposit Protection Service, a custodial tenancy deposit protection scheme accredited by the UK Government
The 320 South Boston Building is a 22-story high-rise building located in downtown Tulsa, Oklahoma. It was constructed at the corner of Third Street and Boston Avenue as a ten-story headquarters building for the Exchange National Bank of Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1917, expanded to its present dimensions in 1929; the addition brought the building's height to 400 feet. It lost this distinction in 1931, but remained the tallest building in Tulsa until Fourth National Bank was completed in 1967, it is now included in the Oil Capital Historic District. The building sits on the west side of Boston Avenue and extends a full city block between Third and Fourth Streets; the Beaux Arts-atyle building was designed by Oscar Wenderoth of the Chicago architectectural firm of the Weary & Alford Company. It is covered in brick with terra cotta trim; the lower two stories are covered in terra cotta. The central tower is stepped at the 20th floor, with a two-story arcade section, topped by a temple fronted section. A cupola tops the section.
For many years, the cupola was illuminated by floodlights whose color changed according to the latest weather forecast. Green light meant a fair weather forecast. In 1933, Exchange National Bank renamed itself as the National Bank of Tulsa. Thereafter, the building was known as the National Bank of Tulsa Building, until the bank renamed itself as Bank of Oklahoma; the BOK moved to its newly constructed BOK Tower in 1977. The NBT Building reverted to its former 320 South Boston Building name and became a general office building. Among the tenants are Hall Estill, one of Oklahoma's largest law firms. In 1949, Tulsa television station KOTV erected its first transmitter atop the building. During construction, a worker's wrench struck a woman on the street below, killing her. KOTV continued to broadcast from the building until a taller tower was constructed in 1954. A longstanding urban myth regarding the pinnacle of 320 South Boston Building erroneously reported that the tower was designed as a Zeppelin mooring.
The myth propagated by local media, stated that the pinnacle was used at least once when a U. S. Navy Zeppelin moored there in the 1930s; the top of the building was illuminated for weather alerts, with flashing red lights in the event of an approaching storm. The architect was George Winkler, who designed the Mayo Hotel. List of tallest buildings in Tulsa Official site Emporis
The Corner Lunch Diner is a historic diner at 133 Lamartine Street in Worcester, Massachusetts. Built c. 1955 and moved to Worcester in 1968, it is the largest diner in the city, a rare example in New England of remodeling work done by the Musi Dining Car Company of Carteret, New Jersey. The diner was built c. 1955 by DeRaffele Diners of New Rochelle, New York, first installed in Babylon, New York. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2000; the Corner Lunch is located in southern Worcester, at the corner of Lamartine and Lafayette Streets, just east of Quinsigamond Avenue. It is a single-story sectional steel frame structure, whose exterior is clad in steel with green enamel bands, it is five deep, with a rounded section at its southeast corner. An entrance vestibule projects with green panels set in steel framing; the interior has a replacement plastic laminate counter, with a central staff access section, fifteen counter seats mounted on steel columns. Booths line the front wall, there is banquette seating along the south side.
The diner was built about 1955 by the DeRaffele Diner Company of New Rochelle, New York, was first located in Babylon, New York. In 1968, the diner was reassembled on this lot; the constraints of the lot required alterations to the original structure, which were carried out by the Musi Dining Car Company. The site had held The Corner Spa, a lunchroom and store, known as the Corner Lunch and operated by Fotios and Demetrios Efstathiou; the Efstathiou brothers continued to operate the diner under the same name. Al Mac's Diner-Restaurant Woodland Street Historic District National Register of Historic Places listings in southwestern Worcester, Massachusetts National Register of Historic Places listings in Worcester County, Massachusetts Corner Lunch Diner web site
The Christian Democrats/EVP/glp Group, abbreviated to CEg, was a centrist parliamentary group of three parties in Switzerland's federal legislature, the Federal Assembly, between 2007 and 2011. It was formed by the Christian Democratic People's Party, Evangelical People's Party, Green Liberal Party; the Group was the second-largest grouping in the Federal Assembly overall, with a total of 52 members: 36 in the National Council and 16 in the Council of States. Two of the parties, the CVP and EVP, are Christian democratic, holding conservative, but centrist economic views, they hold environmentalist positions, under the theological principle of stewardship. The CVP has been a Roman Catholic party, whilst the EVP is a Protestant party; the third party, the Green Liberals, was formed as a centrist alternative to the left-wing Green Party, adheres to green liberalism: environmentalism combined with liberal and economically centrist policies. In the political spectrum, the Group falls between the Social Democrats to the left and FDP.
The Liberals and the Swiss People's Party to the right. It was led by President Urs Schwaller, who sits in the Council of States for the CVP. In 2011, following the Swiss federal election, 2011, the CEg was disbanded, the Green Liberals formed their own faction and Christian parties formed the Christian-Evangelical Group. CVP official webpage on the Group