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Wisconsin Territory

The Territory of Wisconsin was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from July 3, 1836, until May 29, 1848, when an eastern portion of the territory was admitted to the Union as the State of Wisconsin. Belmont was chosen as the capital of the territory. In 1837, the territorial legislature met in Burlington, just north of the Skunk River on the Mississippi, which became part of the Iowa Territory in 1838. In that year, 1838, the territorial capital of Wisconsin was moved to Madison; the Wisconsin Territory included all of the present-day states of Wisconsin and Iowa, part of the Dakotas east of the Missouri River. Much of the Territory had been part of the Northwest Territory, ceded by Britain in 1783; the portion in what is now Iowa and the Dakotas was part of the Louisiana Purchase and was split off from the Missouri Territory in 1821 and attached to the Michigan Territory in 1834. The portion, part of the Northwest Territory and which became the state of Wisconsin was part of the Indiana Territory when this was formed in 1800.

In 1809, it became part of the Illinois Territory. The Wisconsin Territory was split off from Michigan Territory in 1836 as the state of Michigan prepared for statehood. In 1838, the section of the territory to the west of the Mississippi became the Iowa Territory. Most of the remaining land of the original Wisconsin Territory was part of the Louisiana Purchase, though a small fraction was part of a parcel ceded by Great Britain in 1818; this land west of the Mississippi had been split off from the Missouri Territory in 1821 and attached to the Michigan Territory in 1834. In 1838, the Iowa Territory was formed, reducing the Wisconsin Territory to the boundaries for the next ten years. There are irregularities in the historical timeline at the outset of the Territory. After Congress refused Michigan's petition for statehood, despite meeting the requirements specified in the Northwest Ordinance, the people of Michigan authorized its constitution in October 1835 and began self-governance at that time.

Yet, Michigan did not enter the Union until January 26, 1837, Congress did not organize the Wisconsin Territory separately from Michigan until July 3, 1836. Hoping to provide for some continuity in governance during that interim, acting Governor of the Michigan Territory, Stevens T. Mason, issued a proclamation on August 25, 1835, that called for the election of a western legislative council, which became known as the Rump Council; this council was to meet in Green Bay, Wisconsin, on January 1, 1836. However, because of the controversy between Michigan and Ohio over the Toledo Strip, known as the Toledo War, President Jackson removed Mason from office on August 15, 1835, replaced him with John S. Horner. Horner issued his own proclamation on November 9, 1835, calling for the council to meet on December 1, 1835 — giving delegates less than a month to learn of the change and travel to the meeting; this caused considerable annoyance among the delegates. Horner himself neglected to attend; the Council convened on January 1 as scheduled, but Horner, while intending to attend, was delayed by illness and in the Governor's absence the council could do little more than perform some administrative and ceremonial duties.

For its concession to the Toledo Strip, Michigan was given the Upper Peninsula. President Andrew Jackson appointed Horner Secretary; the first legislative assembly of the new territory was convened by Governor Dodge at Belmont, in the present Lafayette County, on October 25, 1836. In 1837, Iowa, became the second territorial capital of the Wisconsin Territory; the next year, the Iowa Territory was created and the capital was moved to Madison. When Wisconsin became a state on May 29, 1848, no provision was made for the section of land between the St. Croix River and the Mississippi River, organized as part of Wisconsin Territory. Additionally when Iowa became a state on December 28, 1846, no provision was made for official organization of the remainder of what had been Iowa Territory. In the Congress of 1846–47, when Wisconsin was being organized as a state, the Wisconsin territorial delegate to Congress Morgan L. Martin pushed through a bill to organize a territory of Minnesota to encompass this land.

While the bill passed in the House, it did not pass the Senate. In the following session a bill by Stephen A. Douglas was introduced in the Senate but did not pass. In the summer of 1848, residents in the area called a series of meetings; as these meetings commenced, the most recent territorial delegate to congress John H. Tweedy tendered his resignation, thus vacating the seat. Secretary of State John Catlin went to Stillwater, in the capacity of acting governor of the territory issued writs for a special election to fill the seat, won by Henry H. Sibley on October 30; when Sibley went to Washington to take his seat in Congress, he was not recognized. Only after a long political battle was he allowed to take his seat on January 15, 1849. For a period of time, there were representatives in Congress from both the State of Wisconsin and the Territory of Wisconsin, an unprecedented situation. Sibley made it his first order of business to push through the statute necessary to establish the Territory of Minnesota, which occurred on March 3, 1849.

John S. Horner 1836–37 William

Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Church of America

The Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Church of America was a Lutheran church body which existed in the United States from 1890 until 1962. The Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Church of America was organized at Calumet, Michigan in 1890. FELC was defined more by its Finnish ethnic origin than by any specific theological strain. In 1896, the church established Theological Seminary in Hancock, Michigan, it is the only private institution of higher learning in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and the only remaining university in North America founded by Finnish immigrants. FELC was one of the Lutheran church bodies that merged into the Lutheran Church in America in 1962. At that time, FELC had 36,274 members and 105 ministers in 153 congregations, was the smallest of LCA's founding church bodies; the LCA was subsequently party to the merger that created the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America in 1988. Juho K. Nikander Kaarle Leonard Tolonen Juho K. Nikander John Wargelin Alvar Albert Rautalahti Alfred Haapanen John Wargelin Raymond Waldemar Wargelin National Evangelical Lutheran Church Apostolic Lutheran Church of America Wolf, Edmund Jacob The Lutherans in America.

American Lutheranism Volume II Nichol, Todd W. All These Lutherans Haapanen, Alfred Our Church. Suomi Synod; the Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Church of America

Libagon, Southern Leyte

Libagon the Municipality of Libagon, is a 5th class municipality in the province of Southern Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 15,169 people, it is Mount Patag Daku. Libagon celebrates its town fiesta every 8th day of December, the feast of Immaculate Concepcion. Another fiesta, celebrated by the Libagonians is the feast of the Virgin of Mount Carmel every July 16; the people's main sources of income are copra, abaca and fishing. Libagon is politically subdivided into 14 barangays. Biasong Bogasong Cawayan Gakat Jubas Magkasag Mayuga Nahaong Nahulid Otikon Pangi Punta Talisay Tigbao It was said that Libagon got its name from a derivative or distorted word of the dialect, which means a small depression of the ground. Spanish authorities mistook the reference to the ground fault on the land being tilled as the name of the place, it has since been known by Libagon. The Dagohoy revolt prompted more Boholanos to settle the southern towns of Leyte, in particular in Hilongos, Matalom, Macrohon and Hinunangan.

Sometime in 1771, seventeen families from the different towns of Bohol migrated in the southeastern coast of Sogod. Led by Marciano Escaño, Agun Espedilla, Fernando Escueta, Mariano Evailar, Lazaro Idhaw, Jose Endriga, Soldiano Arot and Agustin Enclona, Rosendo Evalin, Mauro Escamilla, Laurente Edillo, Domingo Espinosa, Francisco and Tiburcio Egina, they founded the visita of Libagon. Andres Espina, a resident of Tamolayag, was invited to instruct the children how to read and write. Despite of its growing population, Libagon was only recognized as a visita of Sogod sometime in 1850; the early known settlers of Libagon were of Bol-anon ancestry. The settlers' first chosen leader of Libagon was Domingo Mateo Espina, he was the son of Agustin Mateo Espina and Francisca Barbara and the grandson of Pedro Espina of Duero, Bohol. Espina's wife, Potenciana Escaño, was called Capitana Potenciana by townsfolk, in recognition of her role as First Lady of Libagon; the town of Libagon was founded in 1845. At this point in the history of the municipality, the barrios or barangays under Libagon included Sogod and Bontoc at the farthest north and Punta at the farthest south.

The Poblacion comprised two barangays: Jubas and Talisay. By March 1870, Don Gabriel Ydjao became the chief executive of Sogod and transferred the poblacion to Libagon. Since Ydjao was a native of that place, because Sogod was far from his residence, he renamed Libagon as Sogod Nuevo and Sogod as Sogod Viejo. Ydjao appealed to the parish curate, Padre Logronio, to transfer the parish church in Libagon, a year after Sogod was made a parish; the church in Libagon would remain there until 1924, when a group of concerned Sogodnons plead to the bishop of Calbayog, the Most Reverend Sofronio Hacbang Gaborni, to return the seat of the parish in Sogod. Don Patricio Tubia, a native of Buntuk, succeeded Ydjao during the 1876 elections as gobernadorcillo until 1878. Don Nicolas Idjao won the position of gobernadorcillo in the 1885 elections with Gabino Ellacer as teniente 2, Antonio Reyes as juez de sementeros, Rufino Espina as juez de policia, Ramon Espina as juez de ganados, Vicente Pajuyo as teniente 2 and Catalino Encinas as juez.

The alguacils of Sogod Nuevo, at that period, were Julian Endriga, Raymundo Escabillas, Magdaleno Endriga and Pedro Ermogina. In the visita of Maak, Domingo Javier became the teniente del barrio, Gregorio Deberal as juez and Cirilo Banal and Evaristo Paña as police officers. Eleuterio Faelnar became the teniente del barrio of Sogod Viejo and Hipgasan with Mauro Catajoy and Potenciano Espina as juezes, Jose Singson and Ariston Meole as police officers. Florentino Flores became the teniente del barrio of Buntuk with Francisco Cabilin and Fabian Ballena as juezes, Dionisio Resma and Victor Jomor as police officers. By 1887, Don Eleuterio Falenar, who once served as the teniente del barrio of Sogod, assumed as gobernadorcillo. Borrinaga, Rolando. "Leyte: A Forgotten Symbol of Resistance Movements in the Visayas". Http://www.oocities.org. Retrieved May 7, 2014. Don Cipriano Lebiste became the gobernadorcillo of Sogod from 1889 to 1891; the members of the municipal council under Lebiste's administration were Eugenio Destrisa, Felix Entino, Magdaleno Dagaas, Catalina Idjao, Pedro Bellesa, Patricio Tubia, Victoriano Godes, Lucio Dagaas and Agustin Ballina.

When Don Luis Espina became gobernadorcillo from 1891 to 1893, the municipal council was composed of Buenaventura Gimenes, Bernardo Endriga and Damaso Amongan as subalterno tenientes and Anastacio Ylan, Calexto Montanes, Protacio Elejorde and Carlos Ymluna as police officers. During Espina's incumbency, the visita of Maak was reduced to a sitio of barrio Consolacion with Antonio Cañete as the teniente 1, Gregorio Debera as teniente 2, Rosales Bonot and Leoncio Cocido as juezes. With Maak's status being demoted, Sogod Viejo was placed under the jur

Paul Digby

Paul Andrew Digby is an English professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for League Two club Stevenage. Digby started his career in the youth team at Barnsley and won the Most Promising Academy player in 2008, whilst playing the club's under-13 side. Paul won the award again in 2011 after his fine showings for the under 16's, he signed a two-year scholarship with the club in the summer of 2011. He was brought into first-team action on 27 September 2011 in a 1–1 draw with Derby County in the Football League Championship, he came on for the injured David Perkins in the 33rd minute. In doing so he became the club's fourth youngest player at 16 years and 244 days. Digby went on to play three more times that season, his full debut coming at home against Birmingham on 21 February. Despite Birmingham City winning 3–1 the midfielder, who had just turned 17, put in a man of the match performance. Digby finished the 2011 -- 12 season. In the 2012–13 season, Digby signed a new contract with the club, keeping him until 2015 and switched number shirt from 32 to 17 ahead of a new season.

Though he appeared in the substitute bench for three matches in the 2012–13 season, however, suffered a hip problem, resulting him absence for most of the season. Ahead of the 2013–14 season, Digby signed another contract extension with the club, keeping him until 2017. Digby made his first 2013-14 appearance of the season, where he made his first start, in a 1–0 loss against Blackpool on 10 August 2013. However, Digby made five appearances of the 2013–14 season; the 2014–15 season saw Digby making his first appearance on 16 August 2014, in a 2–1 win over Crewe Alexandra. Digby got a handful of first team appearances, making eleven appearances, due to player injuries despite his international commitment; the 2015–16 season saw Digby make his only appearance of the season against Fleetwood Town on 24 October 2014. 2015-16 season On 4 January 2016, Digby joined Championship side Ipswich Town on loan for the remainder of the 2015–16 season. In an interview with Manager Mick McCarthy he stated "This fella has got a bit of a pedigree in terms of him coming through the England youth ranks and he's come here and impressed.

He's not looked out of place in training. In fact, he's looked much at home. "He's a good size, he's quick enough, he can play football from the back too. He can head it, he reads the game well, he doesn't mind a tackle and likes to block things"; the manager was full of praise for Digby and was quick to make his way into the starting eleven, earning his first appearance for Ipswich Town in the FA Cup. They played against Portsmouth on 9 January 2016, just five days after singing for the club; the game set up a reply match at Fratton Park. The FA Cup reply took place ten days on 19 January, earning Digby his second start in an Ipswich shirt, he went on to play the full duration of the game losing 2–1. Digby made his Ipswich Town league debut on 27 February 2016, in a 1–0 win over Huddersfield Town, where he came on as a substitute; this secured Ipswich their second win in February, after losing their previous three games, Digby was instrumental to Ipswich holding onto their 1–0 lead. He made two more appearances as a substitute that season, on the 5 March he came on against Nottingham Forest, securing another a 1–0 victory.

His final substitute appearance was against Blackburn Rovers, where Ipswich came out victorious with a 2–0 win. After impressing in a number of substitute appearances, resulting in three victories for Ipswich Town, Digby was handed his first start in the league. On 23 April 2016 Digby made his first start for Ipswich Town in the league, he played the full duration of the game against Middlesbrough, with the game ending 0–0, Digby recorded a clean sheet as he started in the centre of defence. Middlesbrough got promoted to the Premier League at the end of the season, showing that Digby was capable of performing well against the top teams in the Championship. On 28 June 2016, Digby completed a permanent transfer to Ipswich, signing a 1-year deal with the option of a second. Digby's first game after signing for the club on a permanent basis came in the first round of League Cup, making his first start against Stevenage. 2017-18 season On 16 May 2017 Digby joined Mansfield Town. Digby stated. Digby made his debut for Mansfield Town on 5 August 2018 against Crewe Alexander.

He came off the bench with the game finishing 2–2. Just a week Digby made his full debut against Forest Green Rovers, he started in Defensive Midfield and secured Mansfield Town their first win of the season, the game finished 2–0. Digby finished. 2018-19 season On 31 July 2018 Digby joined Forest Green Rovers. Manager Mark Cooper stated "We've been chasing Paul for the majority of the summer after being informed that he was available. We're pleased to get it over the line." He explained that Digby was a "good footballer" and "it is a good signing for us"Digby was involved right from the start of the season, making his debut on 4 August 2018. He came on as a substitute against Grimsby Town, closing out a 4–1 victory on the first day of the season. Forest Green Rovers were the last team in the EFL to remain unbeaten, with their unbeaten run stretching 12 league games; the unbeaten run lasted just over two months, with Digby making an appearance in all twelve of those games. On 21 August 2018 Digby was handed his full debut, starting against Stevenage, the game ended 0–0.

Digby started in the centre of defence, contributing to a successful clean sheet, the first of the season for Forest Green Rovers and Digby. After the Stevenage game, Digby we

Toni Nieminen

Toni Markus Nieminen is a Finnish former ski jumper who competed from 1991 to 2004, with a brief comeback in 2016. He is one of the most successful contemporary ski jumpers from Finland, having won the World Cup in 1991, the Four Hills Tournament in 1992, three medals at the 1992 Winter Olympics, he remains the youngest Winter Olympic gold medalist, at 16 years and 261 days. Additionally, he is known for being the first male ski jumper to land a jump surpassing 200 metres, which he achieved in 1994 with a world record of 203 m in Planica. Nieminen's biggest success came in his first World Cup season in 1991/92. At the time, the transition from the parallel style to the V-style was taking place and Nieminen was one of the first to master the new technique. Nieminen took his first World Cup victory in Thunder Bay, in December 1991, he went on to win the Four Hills Tournament with 3 victories and one 2nd place. At the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville, Nieminen won the large hill and the Team large hill, placing third in the normal hill.

In the World Cup, Nieminen took a total of 8 victories securing the overall title. Additionally, Nieminen won the World Junior Championship in both the Individual and the Team competitions. Nieminen was chosen as the Finnish Sports Personality of the Year 1992. In the following seasons, Nieminen showed only glimpses of his great talent. In 1994, he became the first ski jumper to break the 200 metre barrier at Planica, with a world record of 203 m. Out of his total of 9 individual World Cup victories, only one came after the 1991/92 season, in Kuopio 1995. In World Cup team competitions, Nieminen scored one victory, in Villach 2001. After retiring from ski jumping in 2004, Nieminen has worked as a sports commentator for Finnish MTV3, he has competed as a driver in harness racing. Nieminen made a comeback on 30 January 2016 finishing 17th in normal hill Finnish championship. Nieminen said. Toni Nieminen at the International Ski Federation

Liza Redfield

Liza Redfield was an American conductor and composer, chiefly remembered for being the first woman to be the full-time conductor of a Broadway pit orchestra. Born to Issac Weisman, a tailor, Sophie Weisman, a homemaker, Liza Redfield was a piano prodigy, performing recitals by age 8, she graduated from the Philadelphia High School for Girls and earned a music degree from the University of Pennsylvania. She planned a career as a classical pianist, but after graduating from university at age 19 she decided that she didn't enjoy the constant practice and performing. By her own account she "ran off and got married and went to live in New York," where she switched to popular jazz; the marriage to Ira Leff was over but Redfield found work doing orchestrations for recording companies. Her stage name was inspired by her red hair. Redfield's first experience as a conductor was in recording sessions of the songs from The Amazing Adele, a forgotten musical of the mid-1950s with Tammy Grimes that never made it to Broadway.

She studied conducting with Vladimir Brailowsky, who encouraged her to continue her piano studies. Redfield took a job as a conductor in a Detroit summer theater, on productions including Damn Yankees, The Mikado and South Pacific, her work in regional theater led to conducting jobs with two off-Broadway musicals in 1960, Miss Emily Adams and Ernest in Love. Redfield's big break came, she recalled: "Women seemed more surprised and pleased than men. Female members of the audience would come up to me after the show and tell me how pleased they were that I was conducting." An amusing sidelight of her conducting career was her appearance on panel game show What's My Line? in 1960. The panel failed to guess her occupation, though Dorothy Kilgallen asked if she was one of the strippers in Gypsy. After Music Man, Redfield was the conductor for Broadway shows Sophie, Good News, Charlie and Algernon, none of which lasted more than a few weeks, she worked through the 1980s with touring pre-Broadway tryouts.

She was a composer and created music for the reopening of Ford's Theater in Washington, D. C. in 1968. Liza Redfield's death in 2018 at the Amsterdam Nursing Home in Manhattan was announced by Barbara Sandler, her longtime friend and caregiver, she left no immediate survivors