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Twic*-A- v Week Visitor The Semi-Weekly Morning Light carries local, state and world news Into thousands of rural homes In Navarre and surrounding counties twice each week. Every worthwhile Item oi news from every point Is thoroughly covered. -^ - -_fT.-~ ^l-Tr^ •" ~ ~ " --------- _-^-_—. - — _—.-- — — -. 11 Home of the Dally Sun and Semi-Weekly Morning Ught|] E np'iJnilLjr EKLY Fifty Years of.Service The Semi-Weekly Morning Light haj been an outstanding progressive newspaper, working for tbe advancement of the rural communities of Navarre and adjacent counties for more than fifty years. Its succeis I* oound up with the growth of. Rural lite. FULL LEASED WIRE ASSOCIATED PRESS SERVICE VOL. LIL CORSICANA, TEXAS, TUESDAY. FEBRUARY 14. 1939. NO. 133. J> GOVERNOR IN ECONOMY MOVE ANTITOST CHARGES AGAINST GROUP MOVIE DISTRIDUTORS UPHELD TEXAS EXHIBITORS ALSO INVOLVED CASE RULED UPON BY HIGHER COURT s "* WASHINGTON, Feb. 13. — (if) —The supreme court \ t sustained today anti-trust charges brought by the justice department against a group of leading motion picture distributors and •Texas exhibitors. In a five to three decision, the tribunal held that the Sherman anti-trust law had been violated *irough film licensing agreements $nder which restrictions were S-.- • placed by eight nationally known film companies on competitors of Interstate Circuit, Inc., which op. »( erates Texas movie houses. Justice Stone delivered the majority decision which held the northern Texas federal district court "rightly enjoined enforcement and renewal of these agree ments." He added that the fact that tho movng pictures Involved were copyrighted did not save the com panics from anti-trust violations "An agreement Illegal because i suppresses competition," Stone said, "is not any less so because the competitive article is copy righted " In a dissenting opinion, Justle Roberts contended tho agreements were "not conspiracies contem plated by the Sherman act anc the holding that they are goes fa: beyond anything this court hai ever decided." Justices McReynolds and Butle joined in the dissent. Under the agreement, the gov eminent, said, films shown a "first run" theaters operated b Interstate Circuit could not , b ahowu'. nt "sub°!}Eii\ient tun" house unless the latter charged a mln mum admission price of 25 cent for lower floor seats at night. Th "first run" theaters charged cents or more. - Some of the competitors als were required, the government said, to agree not to show the films as part of "double features." Motion picture distributors Involved were Columbia, Fox, Me- See MOVIE CASE, Page 8 ROAD MAINTAINER FOR PRECINCT 2 IS PURCHASED MONDAY ROAD MATTERS AND DEPREDATIONS OF WOLVES IN COUNTY DISCUSSED A JOHN, MEET YOUR TWIN, JAMES AT LEAST TEN DEAD, MANY INJURED OVER WEEKENDJN TEXAS TWO DIE IN PLANE CRASH, THREE DROWN AND THREE SHOT TO DEATH ROUGH ENDING FOR SPEEDY CROSS-COUNTRY FLIGHT Twin .boys, born six days apart, wore "Introduced" by a nurse in a Kansas City hospital with this result. John Anthony, left, ono day old, and twin brother James Charles, six days old, are the sons of Mr. and Mrs. Milo C. McDonnell. John, tho fair-haired twin, weighed 4 pounds 13 ounces, James Charles 4 pounds 5 ounces just before this picture was taken. SPANISH INSURGENT GUNS HURLED SHELLS INTO MADRID MONDAY HEART OF "CTVIL WAR IS BROUGHT BACK TO ANCIENT CAPITA OF, SPAIN Purchas of a road matntalner for use In Precinct 2, road matters, application for aid In com- batting wolves in the northeastern section of the county and other matters were considered at the meeting of the commissioners' court Monday morning. Allowing of claims and other business was slated for the afternoon session. Jules Kelt of Chatfield reported that he had lost 18 lambs and other sheep owners of that section had suffered extensive losses last spring and that the pests had again made their appearance In that sector. He said that a num. ber of farmers and stockmen in that section were required to watch their herds and to move to smaller enclosures, Several sheep were reported killed by the wolves in December. Poison has been put out in soem instances. The federal and state govern- 'ments will furnish professional 'trappers to combat the wolves un See COMMISSIONERS, Page 8 PERPIGNAN, France (At the Spanish Frontier) Feb 13.— (IP)— Spanish Insurgent guns, hurling shells Into the heart of Madrid, brought the civil war back today :o the ancient capital, where the government was striving to rally ts dwindling forces. Government dispatches said more than 100 shells fell in the crowded central streets of Madrid Sunday, killing 16 persons and wounding 23. Insurgent air raids on government cities caused more than 100 deaths at Jativa, 40 miles south of Valencia and 20 deaths and injuries to 55 at Alicante. Valencia alos was bombed. The central Madrid-Valencia zone had been quiet while the insurgents carried out the campaign in Northeastern Spain which started Dec. 23 and ended last week In the conquest of Catalonia. Premier Juan Negrln of Republican Spain presided at a cabinet meeting yesterday In his neew Madrid quarters. A proclamation to the nation was published, calling for union nf all classes to carry on a resistance Ilk* that besieged Madrid had shown since November, 1938. Insurgent Generalissimo Fran clsco Franco had Insisted on the unconditional surrender of the government. Communlqueus from both sides today lapsed back into the laconic phrase "nothing to report on an; front " • Vlissing Plane With Five Aboard Sought in Alaska JUNEAU, Alaska, Feb. 13.— —A Marine Airways plane, with five persona aboard, which disappeared while fighting d storm on a flight from Kotchjkan to Jim- eau, was sought today by lane and air. Pilot Sheldon Simmons.took off to search .the. area immediately south of here, In which the ship was believed down. It began snowing before daybreak and the temperature hat dropped to 16 above. Last word from the plane, Fairchild Pantoon ship, was re celved. at 4:15 (GST) yesterday when Pilot Lon Cope radioed hi had encountered a storm of Grand Island on Taku Inlet, only a few miles from his destination The plane left Kctchlkan at 1 a- m. With Cope were John Chappcll, Insurance agent; E. E. Ek, Earl Clifford, and George """lamberlaln, all traveling salesmen. Small Catalonian Hamlet Still Held PRATS-DE-MOLLO, F r -. n c e, Feb. 13.— (/Pi— A tiny bit of northern Catalonia where a few hundred men sat huddled around campfire in the snow-covered Pyr- ennes today was still Spanlf'i government territory. These "forgotten men" of the llth and 17th army corps camp- See SPANISH, Page 7 HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL <"ROUP IN CONGRESS HUNTING FORMULA APPLY PRESENT RELIEF PROBLEM WASHINGTON, Feb. 13.—(/F)—A highly Influential group in congress is hunting for a new formula to apply to the relief problem. Discussion started before the recent row over how .much money should be given WPA. That dispute and President Rosoevolt's new demand for the $150,000,000 deleted by congress gave fresh Impetus to the search. Thus far two definite plans have been brought out. One was produced by Senator Byrnes (D-SC) and his special committee after In- yvestlgatlon of unemployment and relief. The other came from Representative Woodrum (D-Va), chairman of a house subcommittee relief approprla: are pretty far apart, but are being used as a basis for compromise, The Byrnes plan would increase unemp'-vment compensation payments under the so- ial security act and also set up a lew department of public works to ,ke over activities of WPA, PWA, je bureau of public roads and the construction division of the treasury. The Woodrum measure would trim Htu relief appropriation for which handles tions. The two Ideas the next year and bring the states back Into the administrative picture. Members engaged in the search voice deep concern oVer the extent of "politics in relief" In the last campaign. Republicans, for their 'part, began the session in the house with a demand for a small appropriation to carry on WPA work until a thorough revision of the agency's setup could be worked out, They proposed administration be returned to the states. The present study does not in' volve a coalition movement between democratic rebels and repub llcans, Instead, each group Is moving along Its own lines.. Yet, these lines> are not very far apart, as was evidenced by the extent to which republicans, joined democrats In subscribing to the general views of the Byrnes committee report. The administration has not disclosed Us attitude toward the proposed changes. Action of any measure that is evolved will not be hurried, It is apt to be bound up with the bill which provides a WPA ap- propria tlon lor the next fiscal year, See MISSING PLANE, Page 7 HOUSE COMMITTEE PENSION HEARINGS MAY LAST MONTH OLD AGE PENSION PROPOSALS ARE BECOMING EXTREMELY DETAILED WASHINGTON, Feb. 13.—(/P)— The house ways and means committee was told today enactment of the Townsend old age pension plan would so accelerate the velocity of money as to bring about a brisk upturn In business. L. W. Jeffery, a vice-president of the Townsend organization, told the committee he recommended that the nation's "elderly people be used as agents for pump- Ing or forcing our currency into active circulation." Rep, Duncan (D-Mo) Interrupted Jeffery to inquire Into poll cal activity of Towwnsend enthusiasts. The witness said the national organization "never campaigned" but has been seeking only to Interest the people in its "national education program." Jeffrey said Townsend clubs were only Interested In support- Ing candidates "friendly to our program." WASHINGTON, Feb. House committee hearings on old age pension proposals are becom- See PENSIONS, Page~8 Recover Bodies Trio Of Men Who Drown in Lake HAMILTON, Feb. 13.— <fP}— Bodies of three men who drowned In Lake Edison, five miles north of here Saturday, were recovered several hours later. They were Cecil Whittenton, 31, of Houston; his brother, A. G. Whittenton, Jr., 20, of Dallas, and Alton Sloan, 32, brother-in-law of, the Whlttentons, at whose home the two latter stopped when they oame here to visit their parents. A pleasure craft In which the three embarked was found undamaged on the lake, its gasoline exhausted,. . ' (By The Associated Press.) • At least ten persons were killed and eleven others injured in shootings, drownlngs, bludgeon- ings, plane and auto crashes In Texas during the week-end. Harrell King and Glen Morton of Abilene died in a plane crash in which G. E. Turner, also of Abilene, was injured critically. Searchers recovered the bodies f Cecil Wrlttenton, 31, of Houson; his brother A. G. Whittenton, 20, of Dallas, and their brother-ln- aw Alton Sloan, 32, of Hamilton, who drowned as they were pleasure boating near Hamilton. At Port Arthur Miss Euzeide Patln drowned in the ship canal. Three men died violently at Houston, George Borgstrom, 54, a storekeeper, was bludgeoned to death by a unidentified assailant; Mick Maldonado, 23, was shot fa- :alyl in a tavern brawl, and Justice of the Peace W. C. Ragan returned a suicide verdict in the shotgun death of Clifford Beach, 47, cafe owner,'found slain shortly after Miss Thelma Earp, former waitress in the Beach cafe, was wounded as she stood in front of the building. John Flsette, 37, of Liberty, was found shot to death In an automobile parked In front of a residence near Baytown- A pistol lay on the car's roar floor. Wounded by a pistol bullet, Charles Corbin, about 45, lay near death in a hospital at San Angelo, where he was employed In the corculatlon department of the San Angelo-Standard-Tlmcs.. Eight. persons were injured - in automobile accidents in or near Dallas. HOUSTON, Feb. 13.— (/P)— Clifford Beach, 48, restaurant proprietor, was found shot to death behind his restaurant here last night shortly after a charge from a shotgun had struck and wounded Thelma Earp, 23, In front of the cafe. Justice of the Peace W. C. Ra- See DEATHS, Page 8 THOUSANDS PASSED BEFORE POPE'S BIER ST. PETER'S MONDAY CONSOLIDATION OF FOUR DEPARTMENTS ASKED JYJ'DANIEL DEPARTMENT~AGRICULTURE AND LIVESTOCK WOULD TAKE OVER FUNCTIONS Hero's tho way a new, secret, twin-motored army pursuit plane flown by Lieut. Ben S. Kclsoy looked after crashing Into a tree on the edge of Mitchell Field, Long Island, N. Y., at tho end of a near-record transcontinental flight from tho West coast. Tho plane plu nged into a sand pit on a golf course. The all-stee cabin saved Kelsey from serious Injury. CONGREGATION OF CARDINALS BEGIN PREPARATIONS TO NAME SUCCESSOR VATICAN CITY, Feb. 13.—(P)— Thousands more passed the bier In St. Peter's cathedral for a last view of Plus XI today as the congregation of cardinals began formal preparations for the conclave which will choose a new pope. Foreign cardinals who will participate In the election continued to arrive and today the congregation received the man charged with enforcing the secrecy of their gathering, Prince Don Ludo- vlco Chlgl-Albani. Prince Chlgl acted at the elec- ton of Plus. Members of his family—as marshals of the papal conclave—had had the responsibility continuously since 1712. Those who came early stayed for the funeral mass, the second of nine successive dally services Archbishop Pletro Plsanl, Canon of the Basilica, mass today. celebrated the TO ADD VOCATIONAL AGRICULTURE LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL COURSE INCREASING AGRICULTURAL INTEREST BRINGS ACTION EDUCATION BOARD Courses In vocational agriculture are to be added to the Corslcana High school curriculum, W. H. Norwood, superintendent of public schools, has announced. This addition has been made by the board of education in recognition of the increasing- agricultural Interests of students who transfer. to Corslca- na from adjacent sch6ol district* and because of interests created by establishment of tho new county fair baby beeves contest,, Mr. Norwood said. ' In the beginning, only the flrsl year (1 i-2 units) and the second year courses (1 1-2 units) will be offered. The third course will bo added later if there is a demand 'or it. The addition of these -three units of affiliation will incoraso the credit offering of tho Corslcana High school to 44. At the normal rate of progress of four courses ler year, It would require eleven fears for ono student to receive crdit for all tho courses offered ;t is apparent that there is a trenc ;oward, a longer high school term and a number of students are planning courses of study which will require five years and wll have completed 20 or more units at graduation. This tendency hai been Interpreted as a wholesomi reaction by the students In the See SCHOOLS, Page 8 Two Youths Are Killed As Plane Wrecked Sunday ABILENE, Feb. 13—</P>—An airplane pancaked a'nd crashed thre miles south of here yesterday killing two young men and injur Ing another critically. Glenn Morton, owner of th plane, an unlicensed, rebuilt crafl and Harrell King, both of Abilene, weer killed, and G. E. Turner, also of Abilene, was not expected to survive his Injuries. Tho crash occurred as the three returned from Stamford, 85 miles north of here, and were apparently seeking the pasture where Mor- An estimated 200,000 filed past the body of the pontiff in the See POPE, Page 8 ton kept tho plane King, a Hardln-Slmmons University graduate, and Turnea, were employed here. Morton operated an independent refinery and a fill- Ing station here. GOVERNOR O'DANIEL DECLARES OPPONENTS OF TRANSACTION TAX ARE DUE FOR RUDE AWAKENING AUSTIN, Feb. • 13.—(/P)—Opponents of Governor W. Lee O'Daniel's 1.6 per cent general transaction tax had a warning from him today that they "are way out on a limb" and he is "about ready to saw -rt off." O'Danlel defended the tax again In his Sunday radio broadcast, calling arguments against It "preposterous and untrue." Tho talk differed from those of the two preceding Sundays in that the chief' executive devoted most of It to non-governmental matters. He did not mention the senate's rejection of two of his most Important appointments, something no other governor In recent hhlsht6ry has experienced, nor did he 'Indicate what he would do with the bill to meet the impending crisis in old age pension financing, His only reference to his campaign to abolish capital punish' mont, which part of the formed the broadcast main week earlier was a brief claim of victory in the controversy, about his statement reprieving a convicted negro murderer. He said cap pistol he fired during the _ the previous program silenced some of the "Big Berthas" of tho opposition. Transmission troubles Interfered with the broadcast for the second time In three weeks. Radio Station WBAP of Fort Worth said It lost approximately tho last half because of a water hose failure on an amplifier. Officials of tho Six Automobile Casings Stolen Sunday Night Four cases of theft In which six automobile tires were removed rom tho vehicles while parRod n garages or adjacent to resl- ences In Sic 600 block of West Third and West Second avenues Sunday night were being investigated by city officers Monday, Officers reported the thieves usually jacked up tha cars and eft the axles atop of piles of >rlcks after the tires, tubes, and wheels were taken. Hub caps were reported le,f.t.. on the .ground In most Instances. , Among those • known to have lost tires were: Rufus Hardy,' Jr., 616 West Third, two from car In garage. C. W. Dewald, 628 West Third, :wo' from car In garage, Loon M. Scholl, 608 West Tlhrd, tire off car, In street. Cleto Rogers, 618 West Second, one off car In garage. LEGISLATURE OPENS SECOND MONTH OF ITS SESSION! MONDAY NUMBER OFSTATE DEPARTMENTS WOULD BE CONSOLIDATED BY GOVERNOR AUSTIN, Feb. 13.—WV-As the legislature plunged into the second month of its general session, Governor W. Leo O'Danlel today recommended consolidation of a number of departments-of government in the Interest of economy. In a special message to the legislature, he proposed consolidation of the, state board of water engineers, the state reclamation engineer, the livestock sanitary commission, the game, fish and oyster commission and -feed Inspection work being done at A. and M. college In a "department of agriculture and livestock." His message 'elicited no Immediate comment In either house or senate. From the governor s office also _amo an announcement Ernest O. Thompson, member of the railroad commission, would bo ro-appolnted as Texas' member on the interstate oil compact commission, In the house, a move to have ;hat entire body attend a hearing omorrow night before a house committee on a bill to re-legallzo wagering on horso racing under a local option plan failed. The senate heard an assertion It should abolish executive sessions for confirming Or rejecting gubernatorial nominee, or, as an alternative, abolish "leaks." ' It came from Son. I. J. Sulak of LaGrange, himself a publisher, who said he would Introduce a resolution tomorrow citing a news correspondent to toll where he obtained information that Sulak made a motion in executive session to reject Gov, O'Danlol's appointment of Truptt Smith of Tahoka, as state life insurance commissioner. "If It were true I would not be talking about it," he said. Adjournment cut off senate do- bate on a bill by Sen. Olan Van Zandt of Tloga prohibiting counties from selling auto registration plates at a discount. Would Stop Backet He said It was directed at stopping a "racket," Under state law counties retain tho first $50,000 for sale of license plates and one-half of the remainder up to $75,000. He TECHNICAL DEFECTS NOT TO BLAME FOR SUPER-PLANE CRASH PHENOMENAl~SPEED MAIN TAINED IN FLIGHT ENOUGH WEAR OUT IRON MAN NEW YORK, Feb. 18. (ff)—Find Ings of an eigh-man board o inquiry In the crack-up of th army's speediest new pursuit plan after a record transcontlnonta flight were In the hands of U. S Army authorities today In Wash ington. Col. James Ohaney, command ing., officer of Mitchell Field, Lon Island, where the twln-motore super-speedster crashed lato 1 Sa urday after striking a tree, sal defects were not to blame for th crash. Raising the possibility that "man failure" was responsible, other officers at the field said continuous flight at the phenomenal speed maintained by Lieut. Benjamin Kelsey was "enough to vteaf out an Iron man." The Natlounal Aeronautic association clocked his dash from March Field, California, at seven hours, 45 minutes und 36 seconds, Tho association said his flying time of seven hours and 36 seconds was the lowest over registered in a cross-country hop but that his two stops made his total elapsed time 17 minutes and 11 seconds longer than Howard Hughes' non-stop record "of 1937. Texas State Network, which has 27 stations, said they lost a few words because of a "fadeout." See O'DANIEL, Page 8 Congress Doings By the Associated Fress TODAY Both chambers adopt resolutions of regret for death of Pope Plus XI and adjourn, Senate .military commutes con elders defense.- program. DISPUTES OVER FEDERAL JUDGESHIPS AND FOREIGN POLICY CONGRESSIONAL SESSIONS SHORTENED MONDAY BY ADJOURNMENT FOR POPE AUSTIN, Feb. 13.—W— Gov. W Lee O'Daniel today- proposed, in a special mes» sage to the legislature, consolidation of agriculture, livestock raising, fruit growing and conservation and reclamation of state lands inder a new department of agriculture and livestock in further* anco of his economy program. Tho governor termed his proposal emergency legislation and ook cognizance of the fact arguments would arlso over maintenance of the separate bureaus. "I believe that sound business judgment dictates that the inter* set of the state would bo served if tho work of the state board oC water engineers, the state reclamation engineer, the llvstock snnl- tary commission, the game, fish and oyster commission and tho work being done by A, and M. College in inspecting feeds sold within the state, were all placed In ono department to bo known as the 'Department of Agriculture and Livestock. 1 " Control of the propjosed new department would bo vested in a board to bo composed of 31 members, ono member selected front each of tho 31 senatorial districts* Tho members of tho court could be elected by the poople or appointed by tho governor. Duties of Board. Duties of the board would be to serve as a general policy determining board, .and, among other duties, It would be their responsibility to select • the rcommis* sioner of agriculture. 'Board rffetn- bes would serve without pay, except by actual expenses Incurred In attending meeting. He cited that the federal government had found that conservation of game and fish could ba handled under general direction of the department of agriculture and added that "certainly there Is much argument In favor of tha thought that tho preservation and utilization of surface 'water as well as underground water of tha state, Is a problem vitally asaoola* See MESSAGE, Pago 7 ONE-DAY FARMERS SHORT COURSE FOR CORSICANA, MARCH 2 WASHINGTON, Feb. 13.—(/P)— Disputes over presidential judgeship appointments and tho administration's foreign policy continued today In a legislative session shortened by adjournment In respect to Popo Pius XI. Senator King (D-Utah) blocked for the second time senate confirmation of James'V. Allred to be a .cderal district judge in Texas. Tho senate military committee rejected a motion to make public testimony it had taken on the sale of American-made warplanos to Franco. TEXAS A. AND M. EXTENSION SERVICE AND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SPONSORS Details of the plans and arrangements for the one-day Farm* ers' Short Course to be held- on ' Thursday, March • 2, under tha . joint sponsorship of the extension service of Texas A. and M. Col-r lego and the Corsicana Chamber of commerce were announced Monday by R. W. Knight of the latter organization Tho meeting was arranged prl* marlly, according to Mr. Knight, " for residents of Navarro county but citizens of other counties are cordially Invited to attend; the short course will bo hold at tha' Corslcana Y. M. C. A., beginning at 10 a. m. County Agent H. ,C. Robinson is scheduled to preside. The following program has be~~ announced: 1. "Raising Our Cotton Inoo] „ — Elmoro Torn, agricultural dlreoj or of the East Texas Chamber ' Commerce, Longvlew, See CONGRESS, Page 7 -- See FARMERS COURSE, Pago 8 ' SECRETARY HULL DECLARES IT . ISSACRED DUTY OF GOVERNMENT^ MAINTAIN ADEQUATE DEFENSES, asserted some counties were illegal ly registering cars and trucks In attempts to swell local funds. The bill was pendln gat adjournment. Debated spiritedly but withdrawn subject to call at the author's Instigation was Sen. calf's proposed Penrose Met- constltutlonal amendment requiring annual registration of all voters exempt for ago from payment of a poll tax. He withdrew It for further study after several colleagues fired a barrage of questions, some asserting It was unfair to the aged. Under • present law persons 60 years WASHINGTON, Feb. 13.— (/Pi— An assertion by Secretary Hull that America would meet any foreign challenge with "determined defense and resistance" served today as a prelude to the first congressional debate over tho $552,000,000 armament program. Hull told a radio audience last night that as long as there was possibility of attack it was "the sacred duty of any government worthy of the name to maintain adequate defensive forces," The definition of "adequate forces" will become an issue when the house takes up tomorrow a bill to authorize $300,000,000 for new army planes, $23,000,000 for Panama Canal defense, and $32,500,000 for civilian pilot training. Although opponents admittedly held little hope of making Important changes In the measure, Representative Martin of Massachusetts, republican floor leader, advocated spreading the army's purchase of 3,000 new planes over Bee LEGISLATURE, Pag* .7, 1 three years instead of two. Lengthening the program, hi said, would prevent possible OV ( stimulation of aircraft produq tlon. Furthermore, he deQlaredj there Is no Immediate threat war In which the United Stab might become Involved, Foreign plane ' transaction brought from Senator Nyo (B.» N. D.) a charge last night that President Roosevelt's foreign policy was convince "so dangerous 'as ' to many that a war now In Europe would guarantee our participation In It." In a radio debate with Senator Leo (D.-Okla.) Nyo pleaded, for a "mlnd-our-own business' foreign policy "at least until that time i when certain conditions should.,"' prevail." • • v ' Lee, who like Nye is a member of the senate military committee, supported Mr. Roosevelt's to ' policies, asserting that the i dent had steered "a straight cou': toward peace" 1 alter another,

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