Wiggins is a city in Stone County, United States. It is part of the Gulfport -- Mississippi Metropolitan Statistical Area; the population was 4,390 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Stone County. Wiggins is named after Wiggins Hatten, the father of Madison Hatten, one of the area's original homesteaders, it was incorporated in 1904, the 1910 census reported 980 residents. In the early 1900s, Wiggins prospered along with the booming timber industry. Wiggins was once headquarters of the Finkbine Lumber Company. On January 21, 1910, between the hours of 11 am and 1 pm, more than half of the Wiggins business district was destroyed by fire; the fire started from unknown origin in the Hammock Building, a lodging house, spread because of strong winds from the northwest. With no city fire department or waterworks, the residents of Wiggins resorted to bucket brigades and dynamite to stop the fire, confined to the east side of the Gulf and Ship Island Railroad; the fire consumed 41 business establishments, including the Ship Island Railroad depot.
Only two or three residential dwellings were destroyed, because most homes were built away from the business district. Wiggins has long been known for its pickle production, at one time boasted of being home to the world's largest pickle processing facility. However, the pickle processing facility is now closed, although the timber industry has declined since the boom years, it still sustains many businesses in Wiggins. On June 22, 1935, a mob of 200 white people lynched R. D. McGee. A white girl had been attacked, McGee was suspected as the culprit, he was roused from his bed, taken before the girl. She identified him, a day based on the clothing her attacker had been wearing; the same day it was reported that Dewitt Armstrong,another African-American was flogged for making insulting remarks to white women. On November 21, 1938, another black man, Wilder McGowan, was lynched by a mob of 200 white men for assaulting a 74-year-old woman. An investigator found there was no merit to the charge against McGowan, but rather that he was lynched because he "Did not know his place," and in addition had rebuffed a group of white men who had invaded a negro dance hall "looking for some good-looking nigger women".
His death certificate indicated strangulation by "rope party". Although seventeen men were identified as participating in the lynching, the justice department decided no action was merited. In 2016 a group of white students at Stone High School put a noose around the neck of a black student. Local law enforcement discouraged the student's family from filing a report. After the 1910 fire and until the 1960s, the center of commerce for Wiggins developed on both sides of Pine Avenue, that sloped downhill and eastward, perpendicular to U. S. Route Railroad Street, over a distance of one city block. Small shops were built of brick and were contiguous to each other. Over the years, the shops were occupied by numerous businesses that included drug stores, law offices, a grocery store, a shoe store, a dry cleaners, 5 & dime stores, auto supply store, barber shops, cafes, a movie theater, dry goods outlet, feed & seed outlet, an army surplus store, beauty salons, clothing stores, gift shops, County Library, U.
S. Post Office. In more recent years, the shops have served as real estate offices, CPA & tax preparer outlets, an antique store, newspaper office, ice cream shop, art & frame shop, food outlets, stationery shop. In the late 1960s, U. S. Route 49 bypassed the downtown area, many businesses moved from Pine Hill to other locations within Wiggins; the old Wiggins High School and Elementary School buildings occupied a city block, situated at the base of Pine Hill. When the school buildings were demolished in the 1970s, the school land was dedicated to City use as Blaylock Park. In the 1980s, city and county business leaders saw a need for developing a sense of community and tourism by initiating an annual Pine Hill Day, which became Pine Hill Festival. During Pine Hill Day, area residents offered items for sale as arts & crafts, in farmers' markets, as local cuisine. To attract more visitors, other venues such as live music entertainment, competitive foot races, antique vehicle displays, commercial food vendors, games for kids were added through the years, the festival became a Spring event.
In 2014, an estimated 15,000 people attended the 2-day festival. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 11.3 square miles, of which, 10.8 square miles of it is land and 0.5 square miles of it is water. The entrance to Flint Creek Water Park is located in the city, off Highway 29. Airport: Dean Griffin Memorial Airport Highways: U. S. Highway 49, Mississippi Highway 26, Mississippi Highway 29 Railroad: Kansas City Southern Railroad As of the census of 2000, there were 3,849 people, 1,380 households, 1,000 families residing in the city; the population density was 357.8 people per square mile. There were 1,546 housing units at an average density of 143.7 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 67.60% White, 31.51% African American, 0.05% Native American, 0.16% Asian, 0.31% from other races, 0.36% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.07% of the population. There were 1,380 households out of which 36.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.6% were married couples living together, 21.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 27.5% were non-families.
23.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.5% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.12. In
Invisible Hour is the thirteenth studio album by American musician Joe Henry. It was released in June 2014 under Work Song Recordings. All songs by Joe Henry except where noted Joe Henry – vocals, guitars Jay Bellerose – drums, percussion Jennifer Condos – electric bass Levon Henry – clarinet, bass clarinet and tenor saxophones Greg Leisz – acoustic guitars, mandocello, Weissenborn David Piltch – upright bass John Smith – acoustic guitar, backing vocals Lisa Hannigan – vocals The Milk Carton Kids – backing vocals
Edmilson Dias de Lucena, known as Edmilson, is a Brazilian retired footballer who played as a forward. Born in Emas, Paraíba, Edmilson arrived in Portugal at the age of 20, would remain in the country for the following decade – 13 full seasons plus the start of the 2001–02 campaign – always in the Primeira Liga, he started his career in Madeira, representing both C. D. Nacional and C. S. Marítimo. In 1997 Edmilson moved to Vitória de Guimarães, scoring six goals in his debut season as the Minho side finished in third position. In the summer of 2000, the 32-year-old stayed in the region after signing with S. C. Braga, wasted no time in contributing, netting 11 times in a narrow miss on qualification to the UEFA Cup after a fourth-place finish. Late into 2001, Edmilson had a brief spell with Al-Hilal FC after having appeared in 356 matches in the Portuguese top flight and scored 112 goals, he finished his career at the age of 37 after a three-year spell with another Asian team, South Korea's Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors.
Asian Cup Winners' Cup: 2002 Korean FA Cup: 2003, 2005 Korean Super Cup: 2004 Asian Cup Winners' Cup: MVP 2002 K-League: Top Scorer 2002, Top Assister 2003 Korean FA Cup: MVP 2003 Korean Super Cup: MVP 2004 Edmilson at ForaDeJogo Edmilson – K League stats at kleague.com
The Paramonov Warehouses was a nineteenth century complex of storage facilities in Rostov-on-Don. It is located on the banks of the Don River between Universitetskaya alley, it is a monument of federal importance. The oldest building of the Paramonov Warehouses was built in the middle of the 19th century and the last one was built in the end of the 1890s. Warehouses were built by E. Shulman. During its lifetime warehouses belonged to various owners and companies, but urban legend is still attribute them to their one owner, famous grain-industrialist Elpifidor Paramonov. Warehouses miraculously escaped destruction from bombardments of port during the Great Patriotic War. Although one air bomb hit it, breaking the water-cooling system. Warehouses were subjected to the most significant destruction during its abandoned existence. Warehouses survived not less than five fires. During the last days of USSR warehouses were used as intended directly, they were stored cement, building materials, etc. In 1985 the Paramonov Warehouses were assigned status of historical and cultural monument of local importance.
The historical monument acquired status of monument of federal importance. Laconic brick décor with motives of Romanesque architecture and classicism was used in styling of buildings of the Paramonov Warehouses. Engineers Yakunin and E. Shulman intelligently and gracefully used the unique natural ability of this place – springs, which are welling out from the Don River's coastal slope all the year round. Engineers passed these chutes through storage facilities. Water's temperature in springs of the Paramonov Warehouses is +9 °C during the winter and the summer; this system of chutes maintained reduced temperature in warehouses, conductive for storaging grains. Round apertures are still remained in interfloor space on front of waherouses, they were used to forward grains through tarpaulin sleeves from second floors to the embankment's level. From there grains would be sent abroad. All buildings of the Paramonov Warehouses are representing ruins decorated with lakes and waterfalls of spring water, still welling out from the Don River’s coastal slopes.
Because of the constant temperature, own microclimate on ruins of the Paramonov Warehouses was formed: green grass grows there all the year. In June 2011, on local enthusiasts’ iniative a cleaning litter activity “Augean stables” was conducted on the Paramonov Warehouses. Legislative Assembly of the Rostov Region did not support the activity, considering this work illegal, but pop singer Natalya Vetlitskaya supported it. Storage of litter and domestic waste on the monument's territory still continues to this day. In June 2012, Kirovsky district court of Rostov-on-Don satisfied regional Assistant Attourney's plaint to district ministry of culture and several other organisations, in which Assistant Attourney requested to develop a project of protection zones of monument of cultural legacy "The Paramonov Warehouses" and to set informational signs on it. Ministry of Culture of the Rostov Region tried to appeal this decision, but in August 2012 full court of civil affairs of Rostov regional court left the appeal without satisfaction.
In December 2013, Ministry of property of the Rostov Region approved the project of development and reconstruction of the Paramonov Warehouses. The project of reconstruction was developed by one of the Moscow architect bureaus. According to this project, during the reconstruction of the Paramonov Warehouses all buildings will be saved and the centre of contemporary art will appear on the territory. On 23 December 2015 it was leaked out that the Paramonov Warehouses might be demolished and rebuilt again. In doing so, the new object would lose natural basin; this was announced by the head of city administration Sergey Gorban on regional organizing committee's meeting on preparation to World Cup 2018: "Conducted expertise showed that all building are in alarm condition and are liable to dismantling and reconstruction. Herewith the bath preservation is not planned". On evening of 28 January 2016, a message spread in social medias which said that the famous bath on the Paramonov Warehouses no longer exists.
The proof of it was a video in which it is seen that the basin have been dismantled and safely. The administration of Rostov-on-Don made a comment on situation of the Paramonov Warehouses, beginning their story with prehistory of events. «In the beginning of December 2015 the conference was held in Kirovskaya administration in the presence of regional head, his assistants, representative of law-enforcement agencies and persons in charge of PVT "Alliance-M" – the company leasing the warehouses. It was said on conferences that local residents were complaining of binges and robberies of naval school's students made by warehouses’ "guests", Besides, it was pointed out to the alarm condition of object and the quality of water – according to the conclusion of SES, the water was not suitable for drinking or bathing; as a result, participants of conference came to general consensus: to let out water from unauthorized basin and to rail off building of the Paramonov warehouses for citizens’ safety. Deadline was set – before 15 December, however PVT „Alliance-M“ met half-way with public and gave the opportunity to celebrate the holiday of Baptism with guarding of Kirovskaya OVD.
As of today, water is let out from building, barriers were set all around. Entrance to the Paramonov Warehouses will be closed», as said in official message of department of information policy of Rostov-on-Don's administration; the Paramonov Warehouses located on Beregovaya street is one of the most discussed objects in Rostov-on-Don. Society and bureaucracy are perma
Anurag Saikia, born in December 1988, is an Indian film score composer, music director and instrumentalist from Assam, India. He is one of the youngest composers to be awarded with Rajat Kamal for Best Non-Feature Film Music Direction for the film Yugadrashta, his mother Dipali Saikia, is an All India Radio artist and teacher and his father Dr. Anil Saikia is an academician, conferred the Pratima Barua Pandey memorial Award on 27 December 2011 for his contributions towards the preservation and popularization of folk culture and music of the State of Assam. After completing graduation from Cotton College, Anurag was admitted into the Swarnabhumi Academy of Music, Chennai. One of the latest movies he composed music for, is Article 15, he has worked with many popular artists like Arijit Singh etc.. Saikia is known for his initiative of syncing Borgeets to the symphonic orchestra. One Last Question Yugadrashta Holding Back The Job Maj Rati Keteki High Jack Karwaan Mulk Article 15 Thappad
The Fairbank train robbery occurred on the night of February 15, 1900, when some bandits attempted to hold up a Wells Fargo express car at the town of Fairbank, Arizona. Although it was thwarted by Jeff Milton, who managed to kill "Three Fingered Jack" Dunlop in an exchange of gunfire, the train robbery was unique for being one of the few to have occurred in a public place and was one of the last during the Old West period. In the 1890s, Burt Alvord and his partner in crime, Billy Stiles, were serving as deputy sheriffs in Willcox. Law enforcement paid little, though, so they began robbing trains belonging to the Southern Pacific Railroad. For a while they went undetected by their fellow lawmen. According to James H. McClintock, train robbery was popular in Arizona at the time, exemplified by the passing of a statute in 1889 that made it punishable by death. However, the law was never enforced and several train robberies occurred between 1889 and 1899. One of the most daring, according to McClintock, was the Cochise Train Robbery.
On September 9, 1899, Alvord's gang robbed a train. There they forced the staff off at gunpoint and blew up the safe with dynamite. After taking several thousand dollars in gold coins and bills, the gang rode into the Chiricahua Mountains, unsuccessfully pursued by a posse under Sheriff Scott White and George Scarborough. Like at Fairbank, the Cochise robbery took place in public as well, although it was nearly midnight and there was no gunfight. According to the Historical Atlas of the Outlaw West, by Richard M. Patterson: "Most Western train robberies occurred on a lonely stretch of track far enough outside the nearest town to give the robbers plenty of time to raid the express car or the passenger coaches and disappear over the nearest ridge." Alvord and Stiles must have thought it was easier to rob a train in town than in the middle of nowhere so they came up with a plan to hold up a Wells Fargo express car as it was stopped in front of the train station in Fairbank. The express car, Alvord hoped, would be carrying the United States Army's payroll for the soldiers stationed at Fort Huachuca.
The crowd of people, sure to be gathered at the station would provide the bandits with human shields. The train was traveling from Nogales to Benson, but it had to stop at the little town of Fairbank, located a few miles west of Tombstone, to offload some cargo. Alvord and Stiles knew that Jeff Milton was working for Southern Pacific as an express messenger so they made arrangements to have five men rob the train on a night that he was not supposed to be working. In the mean time and Stiles would maintain their guise as honorable deputies; the night chosen for the robbery was February 15, 1900, the five bandits were Bob Brown, or Burns, "Bravo Juan" Tom Yoas, the brothers George and Louis Owens, "Three Fingered Jack" Dunlop. When they arrived in town, the bandits dismounted and blended in with the crowd, pretending to be drunken cowboys. At this point there are some conflicting accounts. According to Bill O'Neal's Encyclopedia of Western Gunfighters, as the train approached Fairbank Jeff Milton was standing at the open door of the express car when the bandits opened fire on him from the station and wounded him.
However, according to Robert M. Patterson, the train came to a full stop before the bandits made their approach and one of them shouted "Hands up!" to Milton before the shooting started. According to Patterson's version, at first Milton thought that the call to surrender was a joke, when the bandits called out a second time and shot off his hat, he reassessed the situation. Milton was substituting for a friend at the time of the robbery and otherwise would not have been on the train, he had left his revolver on his desk inside the car, but his sawed-off shotgun was next to the door and within reach. Milton hesitated. So when the bandits decided to open fire again one of their first shots struck Milton in the left shoulder. Milton fell to the floor badly wounded, but he managed to grab his shotgun just in time to use it on Dunlop, trying to enter the car. Eleven pellets struck Dunlop somewhere in his body and a final pellet hit Yoas in the upper leg or behind. After the initial exchange and the Owens brothers began firing volleys into the express car while Yoas ran away to mount his horse.
In response to the fire, Milton crawled over to the metal door of the car and slammed it shut just as another volley came in. He applied a makeshift tourniquet, hid the key to the safe behind some luggage, fell unconscious; because of his final acts, when the bandits boarded the train they thought Milton was dead and they could not find the key. Without the key or dynamite, there was no way to open the safe so the wounded Dunlop was loaded onto his horse and the bandits rode out of town. According to James H. McClintock, the bandits got away with only seventeen Mexican pesos; the bandits headed for the Dragoon Mountains, but, at a point six miles from Tombstone, Dunlop had to be left behind with a bottle of whiskey to ease his pain. Possemen under the command of Sheriff Scott White found Dunlop on the next morning and a few days they captured Brown and the Owens brothers while they were traversing a pass in the Dragoons. Dunlop died in a Tombstone hospital, but not before revealing that Alvord and a local cattleman named William Downing had been involved in organizing the Cochise robbery.
He was one of the last criminals to be buried in the Boothill Graveyard. The police thought Dunlop's claim that Alvord was somehow involved in the robbery must have been false, being that he was one o