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Wabash County, Indiana

Wabash County is a county located in the northern central part of the U. S. state of Indiana. As of 2010, the population was 32,888; the county seat is Wabash. The area was inhabited for thousands of years by cultures of indigenous peoples. French explorers and traders encountered the historical Miami Native Americans beginning in the 17th century. Wabash County, along with Delaware County, was formed Jan. 1820 out of the 1818 New Purchase resulting from the Treaty of St. Mary's. Wabash County was the Wabash River drainage area, Delaware County, the White River drainage area. Numerous counties were carved out of the Wabash New Purchase. Wabash County as it exists today was organized out of a remnant portion of the original county in 1835; the name "Wabash" is an English spelling of the earlier French name for Ouabache. French traders derived the French version from the Indian name for the river, Wabashike Much of the river bottom is white limestone, now obscured by mud. According to the 2010 census, the county has a total area of 420.98 square miles, of which 412.43 square miles is land and 8.54 square miles is water.

Kosciusko County Whitley County Huntington County Grant County Miami County Fulton County Wabash La Fontaine Lagro North Manchester Roann Laketon Somerset Dora In recent years, average temperatures in Wabash have ranged from a low of 14 °F in January to a high of 83 °F in July, although a record low of −24 °F was recorded in January 1985 and a record high of 103 °F was recorded in June 1988. Average monthly precipitation ranged from 1.89 inches in February to 4.23 inches in June. The county government is a constitutional body, is granted specific powers by the Constitution of Indiana, by the Indiana Code. County Council: The county council is the legislative branch of the county government and controls all the spending and revenue collection in the county. Representatives are elected from county districts; the council members serve four-year terms. They are responsible for setting salaries, the annual budget, special spending; the council has limited authority to impose local taxes, in the form of an income and property tax, subject to state level approval, excise taxes, service taxes.

Board of Commissioners: The executive body of the county is made of a board of commissioners. The commissioners are elected county-wide, in staggered terms, each serves a four-year term. One of the commissioners the most senior, serves as president; the commissioners are charged with executing the acts legislated by the council, collecting revenue, managing the day-to-day functions of the county government. Court: The county maintains a small claims court that can handle some civil cases; the judge on the court is elected to a term of four years and must be a member of the Indiana Bar Association. The judge is assisted by a constable, elected to a four-year term. In some cases, court decisions can be appealed to the state level circuit court. County Officials: The county has several other elected offices, including sheriff, prosecutor, auditor, recorder and circuit court clerk; each of these elected officers serves a term of four years and oversees a different part of county government. Members elected to county government positions are required to declare party affiliations and to be residents of the county.

Wabash County is a Republican stronghold in presidential elections. Since 1888, only two Republican Party candidates have lost the county, them being William Howard Taft in 1912 & Barry Goldwater in 1964; as of the 2010 United States Census, there were 32,888 people, 12,777 households, 8,733 families residing in the county. The population density was 79.7 inhabitants per square mile. There were 14,171 housing units at an average density of 34.4 per square mile. The racial makeup of the county was 96.6% white, 0.7% American Indian, 0.5% black or African American, 0.4% Asian, 0.7% from other races, 1.1% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 2.1% of the population. In terms of ancestry, 31.3% were German, 18.1% were American, 10.1% were English, 10.0% were Irish. Of the 12,777 households, 29.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.4% were married couples living together, 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 31.7% were non-families, 27.3% of all households were made up of individuals.

The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.92. The median age was 41.2 years. The median income for a household in the county was $47,697 and the median income for a family was $52,758. Males had a median income of $41,965 versus $26,944 for females; the per capita income for the county was $20,475. About 8.8% of families and 11.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.5% of those under age 18 and 8.1% of those age 65 or over. National Register of Historic Places listings in Wabash County, Indiana Wabash County Website

International Union of Architects

The International Union of Architects is the only international non-governmental organization that represents the world's architects, now estimated to number some 3.2 million in all. The UIA was founded in Lausanne, Switzerland, in 1948; the General Secretariat is located in Paris. It is recognized as the only global architecture organisation by most United Nations agencies, including UNESCO, UNCHS, ESOSOC, UNIDO, the World Health Organization, as well as the WTO; the current president is Thomas Vonier from the United States of America. The UIA convenes the World Congress of Architects every three years, each organised by a UIA member section that has competed for the honour; the UIA General Assembly meets during the World Congress of Architects, to conduct the business of the UIA and to elect UIA officers for a three-year term. Former congresses were: Since 1961 the UIA awards four prizes triennially: Auguste Perret Prize, for technology applied to architecture Sir Patrick Abercrombie Prize, for town-planning or territorial development Jean Tschumi Prize, for architectural criticism or architectural education Sir Robert Matthew Prize, for improvement in the quality of human settlements.

Since 1984 the organisation awards the UIA Gold Medal to honour an architect having distinguished themselves through their work and professional practice by the quality of services rendered to man and society. Past recipients of the award were: The UIA manages international architecture competitions for some of the most important spaces of our age; the UIA managed international design competitions that resulted in these important buildings: Georges Pompidou Centre, Paris Indira Gandhi Centre, New Delhi Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris National Museum of Seoul Prado National Museum, Madrid Opera House, Sydney Architecture & Society Heritage and Cultural Identity Architecture and Children Architecture for All Habitat Intermediate Cities:Urbanism and Architects Learning Platform Community Architecture: Architecture and Human Rights Social Habitat Public Facilities Public Spaces Educational and Cultural Spaces Sports and Leisure Public Health UIA official website

Kuzhivelipady Muslim Jamaath

Kuzhivelipady is a small village/hamlet in the Vazhakkulam block in the Ernakulam District of the Indian state of Kerala. The village belongs to the Central Kerala Division and is located 28 km due east from district headquarters Kakkanad. Kuzhivelipady Muslim Jamaath undertakes a major big Convention Center, named as KMJ Convention Center. There is Dharaz runs under KMJ, it is a major convention center in the Edathala Grama Panchayat. It is a spacious conventional Center which has a capacity of more than 15000 people in both two floors, it has a large Parking area which can hold more than 200 vehicles simultaneously. It can be noticed from the main road while traveling; the main Juma Masjid in kuzhivelipady. The masjid runs under the Kuzhivelipady Muslim Jamaath. One of the oldest masjid in Ernakulam district as well as on kerala, it is more than 100 years old


Kayathar is a panchayat town in Thoothukudi district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is situated along National Highway 7 between Kovilpatti. Kayathar is situated about 25 kilometres from Tirunelveli on the way to Madurai. Veerapandiya Kattabomman, one of the earliest opponents of British rule in India, was hanged here on a Tamarind tree, by the British in 1799. A memorial to him has been built here by the Tamil Nadu government. Kayathar means "bitter river", from kayarpu/kasappu; this name may refer to the river flowing through the town and was attributed to Sri Kodhandaramar who always wore a thulasi malai and whose temple is located on the banks of the river. Arulmigu Kothandarameswarar Temple located here is one of the oldest temples in Thoothukudi district; the last Pandiya King, Marthanda Varman and lost to the Nayakar Dynasty at Kayathar. The local chief Veerapandiya Kattabomman, whose fort was located near Kayathar, was hanged by the British in this place. A statue commemorating him was built in Kayathar by Tamil cinema actor Sivaji Ganeshan.

The poet Kalamega Kavi came to Kayathar and was hungry but didn't get any food in the Perumal temple. He was frustrated by his hunger, he sang poems to destroy the Perumal temple. After much decay it has been rebuilt in 2009; the patriotic and revolutionary poet Mundasu Kavi Thiru Bharathiyaar was born near Kayathar. Mat production is a huge industry; the area is famous for heavy winds so it has windmills and Indian central government have an office, inaugurated by former prime minister Vajpayee. As of 2001 India census, Kayatharu had a population of 9497. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Kayatharu has an average literacy rate of 66%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 74%, female literacy is 57%. In Kayatharu, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age. Market: The city has a weekly market, held every Thursday. There is an exclusive area for the functioning of this market. Several goods from cooking items to animals are sold here. Kayathar is the center for marketing many agricultural things for the farmers around ~50 villages.

School: Veera Pandia Kattabomman Govt. Hr. Sec. School; the school is named after the Veerapandiya Kattabomman. He was remembered for his brave actions against the British; the school is located in a calm place amidst farm fields. Sports: Several cultural and sports events are arranged by the youngsters during the Pongal festival; the Kabadi game conducted is the most famous among those. More than 20 teams from nearby villages are participating every year. Kutti Kulam: The water harvesting area; the rain water is saved in this pool for agricultural usage. Religion: Hinduism and Muslim; the city has temples and mosque. Temples: Akilanda Nayaki - Kothanda Rameshwarar Temple, Thirumalai nayaki - Thiruneelakandeshwarar Temple, they were built during Kings rule. A well known temple is the Kayathar Atthankarai Sudalai Madan Swamy temple where every year the Kodai festival is held. Church: St. Loorthu Matha Church. A ancient church for the Roman Catholics. There are other denominations of Protestant Christians.

Mosque: The famous Muhammed Nainar Jummah mosque Palli Vaasal) is situated in the west of the city. It has a free Arabic school - Masjidur Rahmania Arabic school

Elizabeth Mahon

Elizabeth B. Mahon was an American outfielder who played from 1944 through 1954 in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Listed at 5 ft 7 in, 135 lb. Mahon batted and threw right-handed, she was born in South Carolina. Lib Mahon was one of six children of Pearl Mahon, her father and older brother were avid baseball fans, while her younger brother played sandlot ball and her three sisters handled most of the chores around home. At age of twelve and her older sisters played for a local basketball team sponsored by the Brandon Cotton Mill, where their father worked as a truck driver, she played intramural sports at Parker High, including fastpitch softball, field hockey and soccer. Mahon proved herself to be one of the most competent ballplayers in AAGPBL history. At a early age, she got used to playing ball with her brothers in Greenville brownfields, she not only learned how to play the games, but gained self-confidence by setting and reaching goals, self-esteem by continual growth, respect for others and themselves.

Lib, who grew up in a mill village located directly across the street from the Brandon Mills, was among the most talented of those who played on the improvised baseball diamonds that were the property of one of the area's many textile mills. It was not easy for a female ball player to hone her diamond skills in the thirties, because the high schools did offer athletic programs for female students, the girls who liked baseball could be seen playing with the boys. Part of a modest and big family, Mahon decided to take a job in a cotton mill while completing her senior year in high school. Though life at the mill meant 55-hour weeks for those who were considered full-time employees, girls' athletic teams were made up of employers who held jobs at their respective plants, as the games were played on weekends, though an occasional weekday game came from time to time. While it was common practice for men's mill teams to put talented ball players on the local payroll to shore up the strength of their lineup, the girls just played for fun.

Despite being one of the better players around the Greenville area, Mahon never received payment for playing on any of these teams. Mahon continued to work at her boring mill job following her graduation in 1937, until an aunt offered to pay her a college education at Winthrop College. Mahon accepted the generous proposition and began her freshman year on the campus in 1938, she finished college in 1942 with a degree in physical education, spent one year in Whitmire, South Carolina, teaching all subjects to a class of seventh graders. She returned to Greenville in 1944 and took a job in the U. S. Post Office. While at college, Mahon started a close friendship with Viola Thompson, a talented fastpitch softball pitcher with the same passion for baseball. Mahon played softball in Greenville on the same team with Thompson. In the same year, a talent scout offered Mahon and Thompson an invitation to come to the newly founded All-American Girls Professional Baseball League tryouts, which were to be held at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois.

With the prospect of making the $60 per week, being paid to the members of the established teams, a vast sum of money back the two Greenville girls decided to try their hand in the new league. Both Mahon and Thompson managed to win full-time jobs in the AAGPBL for the 1944 season. Mahon was assigned to the Minneapolis Millerettes, a helpless and unfortunate franchise that did not last long in the league, she was spotted by Kenosha Comets manager Marty McManus, who traded three players for her during the midseason. Mahon played at outfield and took an occasional turn at one of the infield spots, but she was noted by her hitting ability. In her first season, she hit.211 with 38 runs batted in and a career-high three home runs in 107 games. She established herself as a solid player and assured a return for the 1945 season; that year, McManus traded for her again. Mahon responded with a hitting streak which spanned 13 games, tying an all-time record set by Rockford Peaches' Mildred Warwick in 1943.

In 1946, Mahon hit.276 for the sixth best batting average and led the batters with 72 runs batted in. She was credited for stealing 114 bases out of 116 attempts, but for most of the time, Mahon was the cleanup hitter for the Blue Sox, she helped her team to clinch the regular pennant in 1951, after leading the league with 60 RBI while hitting.269. She showed her offensive consistency by driving in 68 runs in 1951 and 65 in 1948. Mahon spent a total of nine seasons in the league. Along the way, she was chosen for the AAGPBL All Star team on two occasions, posted a career batting average of.248, including 432 runs and 400 RBI in 837 game appearances. Her 400 RBI ties her with Pepper Paire for fourth best in the AAGPBL's all-time list, behind Dorothy Schroeder, Inez Voyce and Eleanor Callow. Mahon did not return to South Carolina. By the AAGPBL had begun to go downhill as interest in the novelty of top-flight women's baseball was losing its luster, baseball, in general, was beginning to fall in hardest times as well as the salaries, forcing club owners could get players to play at their clubs for cheap.

Mahon accepted a well remunerated teaching position in the public school system of South Bend, Indiana. After earning a master's degree at Indiana University, in 1960, she remained as a teacher and a guidance counselor until her retirement in 1981. Mahon continued to live in South Bend, where she d

Alias analysis

Alias analysis is a technique in compiler theory, used to determine if a storage location may be accessed in more than one way. Two pointers are said to be aliased. Alias analysis techniques are classified by flow-sensitivity and context-sensitivity, they may determine must-alias information. The term alias analysis is used interchangeably with points-to analysis, a specific case. Alias analysers intend to make and compute useful information for understanding aliasing in programs. In general, alias analysis determines whether or not separate memory references point to the same area of memory; this allows the compiler to determine. For example, consider the following section of code that accesses members of structures: There are three possible alias cases here: The variables p and q cannot alias; the variables p and q must alias. It can not be conclusively determined at compile time if q alias or not. If p and q cannot alias i = + 3. If p and q must alias i = + 3. In both cases, we are able to perform optimizations from the alias knowledge.

On the other hand, if it is not known if p and q alias or not no optimizations can be performed and the whole of the code must be executed to get the result. Two memory references are said to have a may-alias relation. In alias analysis, we divide the program's memory into alias classes. Alias classes are disjoint sets of locations. For the discussion here, it is assumed that the optimizations done here occur on a low-level intermediate representation of the program; this is to say that the program has been compiled into binary operations, moves between registers, moves from registers to memory, moves from memory to registers and function calls/returns. If the language being compiled is type safe, the compiler's type checker is correct, the language lacks the ability to create pointers referencing local variables some useful optimizations can be made. There are many cases where we know that two memory locations must be in different alias classes: Two variables of different types cannot be in the same alias class since it is a property of typed, memory reference-free languages that two variables of different types cannot share the same memory location simultaneously.

Allocations local to the current stack frame cannot be in the same alias class as any previous allocation from another stack frame. This is the case; each record field of each record type has its own alias class, in general, because the typing discipline only allows for records of the same type to alias. Since all records of a type will be stored in an identical format in memory, a field can only alias to itself; each array of a given type has its own alias class. When performing alias analysis for code, every load and store to memory needs to be labeled with its class. We have the useful property, given memory locations A i and B j with i, j alias classes, that if i = j A i may-alias B j, if i ≠ j the memory locations will not alias. Analysis based on flow, unlike type based analysis, can be applied to programs in a language with references or type-casting. Flow based analysis can be used to supplement type based analysis. In flow based analysis, new alias classes are created for each memory allocation, for every global and local variable whose address has been used.

References may point to more than one value over time and thus. This means. Escape analysis Pointer analysis Shape analysis Appel, Andrew W.. Modern Compiler Implementation in ML. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-60764-7. Taxonomy and applications of alias analysis - Master's Thesis giving an introduction to the field