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Shaunavon, Saskatchewan

throughout their history. class "wikitable" - ! Era !! Mayor !! Terms !! History - '''1913-1929''' R. Roycroft, Overseer

1913-14 Shaunavon held its first council meeting December 22, 1913. Robert Roycroft was the overseer. Percy Woods and James McConbrey were also voted in. In 1914, Shaunavon had a population of 1,100, which elevated them status of a town. - George Barr 1915 Geo. Barr was elected first mayor in 1915. , is located adjacent to Shaunavon (Shaunavon, Saskatchewan), Saskatchewan, Canada. - 22 F Hayley Wickenheiser - A R 178 77 08 12 78 Shaunavon, Saskatchewan Calgary Oval X-Treme '''Dollard''' is a small village situated on the historic Red Coat Trail in the southwest corner of Saskatchewan, Canada. It is 13 km west of the town of Shaunavon (Shaunavon, Saskatchewan) and 21 km east of the town of Eastend (Eastend, Saskatchewan). It is approximately 100 km from the Montana USA border and 130 km to the Alberta border.


and was also winner in 1975. The Tidy Towns of Ireland "Celebrating 50 years" It lies astride the Shannon–Erne Waterway which was opened in 1993, formerly known as the Woodford Canal which was finally completed in 1860. Prior to being canalised it was known as the River Grainne. The town sits at the foot of Slieve Rushen mountain and is a mile from the border between Northern Ireland

can be seen online here. Josephine's headstone in St.Brigid's R.C. graveyard in Ballyconnell reads- "''In loving memory of Josephine M. Arnold widow of Thomas Arnold M.A. F.R.I., died 16th January 1919, aged 87 years.''" Griffith's

538_Ballyconnell&path . pix townplans &townplan 1 An 1857 street plan of the town *Old Ballyconnell maps & Photos *The Tidy Towns of Ireland "Celebrating 50 years" * Aerial photo of town from *

Bowen Island

in "an upscale district of Vancouver for a decade," ''The Crazy Years,'' "I Want a Really Interactive Newspaper" p. 78 and has lived on Bowen Island since approximately 1999. He became a Canadian citizen in 2002, retaining his American citizenship. ''The Crazy Years,'' "Citizen Keen" p. 53–55. Spider and Jeanne's first grandchild, Marisa, was born in 2009, as Jeanne


'''Darlington Provincial Park''' is a part of the Ontario Provincial Parks system. It is located just south of Highway 401 (Highway 401 (Ontario)) near the town of Courtice, between the cities of Bowmanville and Oshawa. A small park, the topography is dominated by gentle hills, a terminal moraine deposited by glaciers at the end of the last Ice Age. The park borders on the northern shore of Lake Ontario also encloses McLaughlin Bay. The Bay is shallow, and at some point in the 1990s was completely closed off from the lake by the action of the waves. The property bordering the park to the west is the home of General Motors Corporation's Canadian headquarters.

Córdoba, Veracruz

built for this Company in 1871 to work traffic on the steeply graded section of the main line between Cordoba (Córdoba, Veracruz) and the '''Fortín de las


their coffee came to be of the country the best quality, they exported it in oxen carts to Granada and from there in boats to Greytown port in the Carbbean,and from there to Germany. Very soon many people followed their steps, and aftee 150 years "Matagalpa Washed Coffee" has become world wide known, thanks to a brave and intelligent woman. If you go to pariso or tequila. Need a taxi number or car from downtown. Pariso 40 c's entrance fee Sleep Matagalpa is the major city in Central


own coins minted only after Offa's death. Blackburn & Grierson, ''Early Medieval Coinage'', pp. 281–282. In 789, Beorhtric married Eadburh, a daughter of Offa; the ''Chronicle'' records that the two kings combined to exile Egbert to Francia for "three years", adding that "Beorhtric helped Offa because he had his daughter as his queen". Swanton, ''Anglo-Saxon Chronicle'', p. 62. Some historians believe that the Chronicle's "three years" is an error, and should read "thirteen years", which would mean Egbert's exile lasted from 789 to 802, but this reading is disputed. E.g. Fletcher assumes that Egbert spent essentially all Beorhtric's reign in Francia; see Fletcher, ''Who's Who'', p. 114. Similarly, Swanton annotates "3 years" with "in fact thirteen years ... this error is common to all MSS." See note 12 in Swanton, ''Anglo-Saxon Chronicle'', pp. 62–63. On the other hand, Stenton accepts the figure as three: see Stenton, ''Anglo-Saxon England'', p. 220. Stenton adds in a footnote that "it is very dangerous to reject a reading which is so well attested". Eadburh is mentioned by Asser, a ninth-century monk who wrote a biography of Alfred the Great: Asser says that Eadburh had "power throughout almost the entire kingdom", and that she "began to behave like a tyrant after the manner of her father". Keynes & Lapidge, ''Alfred the Great'', p. 71. Whatever power she had in Wessex was no doubt connected with her father's overlordship. Yorke, ''Kings and Kingdoms'', p. 147. thumb upright Apparition of Charles the Bald after his death and burial in Saint Denis. (File:Apparition Charles le chauve.jpg) In 875, after the death of the Emperor Louis II (Louis II, Holy Roman Emperor) (son of his half-brother Lothair), Charles the Bald, supported by Pope John VIII, traveled to Italy, receiving the royal crown at Pavia and the imperial insignia in Rome on 29 December. Louis the German, also a candidate for the succession of Louis II, revenged himself by invading and devastating Charles' dominions, and Charles had to return hastily to Francia. After the death of Louis the German (28 August 876), Charles in his turn attempted to seize Louis's kingdom, but was decisively beaten at Andernach on 8 October 876. At the time Egbert was in exile, Francia was ruled by Charlemagne, who maintained Frankish influence in Northumbria and is known to have supported Offa's enemies in the south. Another exile in Gaul at this time was Odberht, a priest, who is almost certainly the same person as Eadberht (Eadberht III Præn), who later became king of Kent. According to a later chronicler, William of Malmesbury, Egbert learned the arts of government during his time in Gaul. Kirby, ''Earliest English Kings'', pp. 176–177. By the end of the 8th century, the Low Countries formed a part of Francia and the Merovingians were replaced by the Carolingian dynasty. In 800 the Pope crowned and appointed Charlemagne Emperor (Holy Roman Emperor) of the re-established Roman Empire (Holy Roman Empire). History During the early Middle Ages the region was part of the Frankish Empire (Francia), which was divided into several pagi (Pagus). The territory of the present day province belonged to several pagi of which the region around Antwerp belonged to the ''Pagus Renesium''. The Pagus Toxandria (Toxandria) stretched from North Brabant into the Campine region. To the south there was the ''Pagus Bracbatinse'' and the Pagus Hasbaniensis (Hesbaye). In 843 the Carolingian Empire of Charlemagne was divided among his sons and the river Scheldt became the border between West Francia and East Francia. In 974 Otto II (Otto II, Holy Roman Emperor) established the Mark County of Antwerp as a defence against the County of Flanders. History About 300 AD a Germanic settlement was the first permanent town on a complex of low river dunes. Whereas many such settlements were abandoned in the early Middle Ages, Zutphen on its strategic confluence of IJssel and Berkel stayed. After the incorporation of the IJssel lands in Charlemagne's Francia, Zutphen became a local centre of governance under a count. The Normans raided and ravaged it in 882. Afterwards a circular fortress was build to protect the budding town against Viking attacks. thumb right 300px The Carolingian Empire at its greatest extent, with the three main divisions of 843. (File:Partage de l'Empire carolingien au Traité de Verdun en 843.JPG) '''Carolingian Empire''' (800–888) is a historiographical (historiography) term which has been used to refer to the realm of the Franks (Francia) under the Carolingian dynasty in the Early Middle Ages. This dynasty is seen as the founders of France and Germany, and its beginning date is based on the crowning of Charlemagne, or Charles the Great, and ends with the death of Charles the Fat. Depending on one's perspective, this Empire can be seen as the later history of the Frankish Realm or the early history of France and of the Holy Roman Empire. The Empire, after the death of Charles the Bald, was under attack in the north and west by the Vikings, and was facing internal struggles from Italy to the Baltic, from Hungary in the east to Aquitaine in the west. Charles the Bald died in 877 crossing the Pass of Mont Cenis, and was succeeded by his son, Louis the Stammerer as King of the Western Franks, but the title of Holy Roman Emperor lapsed. Louis the Stammerer was physically weak and died two years later, his realm being divided between his eldest two sons: Louis III (Louis III of France) gaining Neustria and Francia, and Carloman (Carloman, King of the West Franks) gaining Aquitaine and Burgundy (Burgundy (region)). The Kingdom of Italy (Kingdom of Italy (medieval)) was finally granted to King Carloman of Bavaria, but a stroke forced him to abdicate Italy to his brother Charles the Fat and Bavaria to Louis of Saxony. Also in 879, Boso, Count of Arles founded the Kingdom of Lower Burgundy in Provence. As mayor of Austrasia, Pepin and Martin (Martin of Laon), the duke of Laon, fought the Neustrian mayor Ebroin, who had designs on all Francia. Ebroin defeated the Austrasians at Lucofao (Bois-du-Fay, near Laon) and came close to uniting all the Franks under his rule; however, he was assassinated in 681, the victim of a combined attack by his numerous enemies. Pepin immediately made peace with his successor, Waratton. Franks In late Roman and early medieval times, the northern or "Kempen" part of Belgian Limburg became a more separate area, referred to as Toxandria (an older name, referring to a tribe of the ''civitas Tungrorum'' which have some have suggested could be a Latin translation of the name Eburones, both apparently referring to Yew (Yes (disambiguation)) ) is the reversed base of an ancient Ionic (Ionic order) column that played an important role in the ceremony surrounding the installation (Carantania#The Ducal Inauguration) of the princes of Carantania in the Early Middle Ages. After the incorporation into the Frankish Empire (Francia) the procedure held in Slovene language was continued as the first part of the coronation of the Dukes of Carinthia (Duchy of Carinthia), followed by a mass (mass (liturgy)) at Maria Saal cathedral and the installation at the Duke's chair, where he swore an oath in German (German language) and received the homage of the estates. History Several sources attest the existence of a distinctive Gallican rite in the Frankish (Franks) lands between the 5th and 9th centuries. The Celtic Rite and Mozarabic rite, which are liturgically related to the Gallican, are sometimes collectively referred to as "Gallican" as opposed to the different structure of the Roman rite (Roman Rite). Lack of a central authority led to the development of local traditions of the Gallican rite in Francia, sharing a basic structure but varying in details. These traditions endured until the Carolingian dynasty. During a papal visit in 752-3, Pope Stephen II had Mass (Eucharist) celebrated using Roman chant. According to Charlemagne, his father Pepin (Pippin the Younger) and Chrodegang of Metz abolished the Gallican rites in favor of the Roman use, in order to strengthen ties with Rome that would culminate in Charlemagne's elevation to Holy Roman Emperor. Charlemagne completed the job his father had begun, so that by the 9th century the Gallican rite and chant had effectively been eliminated. However, the Roman chant brought to the Carolingian churches was incomplete, and ended up incorporating musical and liturgical elements from the local Gallican traditions. The resulting Carolingian chant, which developed into Gregorian chant, was a Romanized chant, but one in which traces of the lost Gallican repertory may still be found.

Mocha, Yemen

wrote in a letter to all business partners in July 1793 that his friend had been the sole decision-maker of the firm for some years ("le seul gérant de notre commerce"). thumb 250px Tihama on the Red Sea (Image:Tihama.jpg) near Khaukha in Yemen '''Tihamah''' or '''Tihama''' ( '') is a narrow coastal region of Arabia on the Red Sea. It is currently divided between Saudi Arabia and Yemen. In a broad sense, Tihamah refers

Higher Education Funding Council for England

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Farmington, Maine

'''Staples Pond''' is located in the town of Temple (Temple, Maine), Maine, in the United States. Some locals prefer to call it "Santa Claus Lake", because of its appearance from the air. Water from Staples Pond flows via Temple Stream to the Sandy River (Sandy River (Kennebec River)) in Farmington (Farmington, Maine), and thence to the Kennebec River.

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