Vancouver Daily World from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on June 2, 1906 · Page 1
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Saturday, June 2, 1906
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... ir In connection with the city lot competition, The World is offering special prizes for correct stones of the route toiiowea. oce page THE TIDES High Water Low Water Slack. Slue!:. Saturday ... 1:15 a.m. S:.v a.m. 2:45 p.m. 8:00 p.m. Sunday . 1:50 a m. 0:3S a.m. 4:05 p.m. fl:fN p.m. Monday 2:25 a.m. 10:20 a.ra fi:10 p.m. 10:00 p.m. THE WEATHER FO&J3CAST8, coding 5 p.m. Sunday: Victoria: Lixttt to moderate winds; fine and warm Willi showers Sunday night. Jj&wer Mainland: Light to moderate winds; fine and warm, with showers. Friday's terror ratnre: 8 a.m. 67, 5 p.m. I, lowest 43, highest 8, mean 62. The Paper That Prints the Facts Price Five Cents VANCOUVER, B C. SATURDAY. JUNE 2. 1906. 24 Page mm H L fir r DEATH HOLDS KEY OF THEIR PRISON . . Edwards and Dunn Sentenced for Life. Cole quhoun for 25 Years Prisoners Reach New Westminster Tonight, Tonight the three men who held up the Imperial Limited will take up quarters in the New Westminster' mansion - ,' whose dust Brothicr has just shaken from his patent leathers. People are not asking how soon they will he pardoned, though some intimate that Colqu - houn has friends in Ontario, and,, alter Brothier, one never knows. The news of the conviction of Edwards, alias Miner, "Shorty" Dunn and Colqiihnun was received in Vancouver on Friday evening and was speedily announced all over the tty by The World, which, an usual, led all newspapers in giving the information to the public. It was not considered desirable to "hold up" the people hy issuing an extra containing a few lines and some vamped up matter, but the actual finding of the jury was swiftly bulletined all round town. Another paper limped along with the news PUBLIC APOLOGY IS DEMANDED BY NEALE Doe& Not Propose to Overlook Remark Made by Mr. Macdonell at Close of Yesterday's Shanghaiing Investigation. Mr. Edwin Neale does nor pTopojs j to overlook the j - cmarks made to him publicly, by Mr. p. (!. Macdonell, just I after the adjournment of the hearing'! before Captain Gaudin yesterday, and which were reported in The World yesterday, lie has instructed his solicitor, Mr. J. Kdward Bird, to demand from Mr. Macdonell a public apology, failing Real Estate Review of the Week The improvement in real estate, which was noted in The World early in the week, has been well maintained, and all firms have hopeful and encouraging reports to ninke. The movement on Granville street continues, and shows no indication of being spent. Business in east end properties continues lively, and the remark that there is always something doing in North Vancouver realty applies with more force than usual this week. The increased cost of labor and building material has created a big demand for resiliences. Several firms report sales this week, and say that good prices are being obtained. "Business has never been bad." said Mr. 0. T. Dunbar this morning. '"Property was never in better shape. The market is firm. Acreage sells well just now, and Granville street property has gone up. Business in Kitsilnuo land is good. There is a lot of quiet selling going on nil over the city, and prices are high." Mr. C. S. Douglas gays there is quite a movement nn Granville street. This firm sold two lots on the west side of Granville street, between Itobsnn street and Smithe street, for $ and re - rorts considerable activity on Eairview, ack of the high school. ' Mr. J. .1.' Banfield reports that inquiries have been numerous during the week. The demand for good residential property keeps up, and he is of opinion it will increase. With the increased eost of labor and material, he anticipates, rents will als increase. Among the sales made by the firm during the week was a very desirable property on the corner of Pender and Bute streets. Messrs. Macaulay & Nicolls report that there is a decided increase in the demand for residential properties, particularly in the west end, the demand being iargely from newcomers to the city. The firm' sold some nice west end homes this Week, and turned over several properties on Granville street, where things have been particularly active. The Royal Business Exchange reports a good week. The greatest activity has, been in Granville street properties. This firm sold one property, between Drake and Pacific streets, for $l,")(1l. Among , fine sales there were also three lots in 1 Listings townsite, at prices averaging ft."iO; a down - town restaurant for J1S00, and SO acres in the New Westminster district at $' - " each. Business is good, and several big deals are in prospect. The Fidelity Real Estate Co. reports that business is on the move. The greatest activity is appnr - nt in South Vancouver and in North Vancouver districts, while there are numerous inquiries for properties in the East End end Grand View. E. H. Ilnome & Co. report things moving in Sonth Vancouver and Hastings townsite. The tendency of in an hour late. The following sreeial despatches from Kamloops tell the story of the 'Conviction and sentences; Kamlnoim. .lime 1. (Special.) The Lira in robbers' case went to the jury nt !. ,n . ., .. . !...:.. .. i, ..,. i:i", ami nicy, miit a too - i ' 11 returned with u verdict of guilty. Col - quhonn wn sentenced to 2T years, Edwards and Dunn for life. Kamloops, B. C, June 1 The jury was out only 2T .minutes. , The prisoners took their sentences very coolly. Kamloops, B. C, June 1. The three train robbers and fanning, the latter convicted of horse stealing, will leave for New Westminster by train, departing from here at f o'clock tomorrow morning. Kamloops. B. C, June 2 - The Ira n robbers have left for their new abode in New Westminster penitentiary. which a writ will be issued immediately. The remark made by Mr. Macdonell is said by Mr. Neale to have been: "Had you made that, statement in the police court I would have had you behind the bars for perjury." The reference was to Mr. N'cale's evidence t lint the mate of the Mozambique had admitted to him (Neale) that Keating had been shanghaied. vestors is to get into the' outside sections. Business is improving. Williams & Murdoff report a steady demand for Kitsilnno realty. Blocks of district lots in subdivision MO and in Hastings townsite, are in great demand, and there are numerous inquiries about business properties. Granville street juices are stiffening, with increased demand. The Pacific Land Company says business is picking up every day. The movement .is coming back to the Last End, and nobody is getting "cold feet" either. Nobody lists for less than t lie price paid in buying nnd big doings me looked for in the East End this summer. The Western Land Company reports that several sales were made this week. The centers of activity nre Cedar Cove, Pender street and Harris street. The La Penotiere, Watson, Bowcn Company reports lots of inquiries nnd a number of sales throughout the city generally. Present t & Spedding are experiencing the increased demand for residential property. People prefer to buy houses already constructed rather than face the trouble and expense of building, nnd consequently there is nn increased demand for West End property. Work on the foundation of the P. Burns abattoir begins on Monday. The sum of $2.10,000 is involved in the undertaking. Armstrong & .Morrison, the well - known building contractors, will const met the foundation on a percentage basis, and for the building proper tenders will be called. Mr. Emile Guentlicr, nrchiteet, is preparing plans for the remodelling of the Louvre saloon, to make the structure in keeping with the. requirements of the new by - law. The building on Hasting street adjoining the Palace saloon will t,e brought into the reconstructed Louvre. (Continued nn Page 21. LADIES DISPOSE OF MANY LITTLE RED CROSSES The ladies of the hospital auxiliary were blessed with king's weather for their hospital Saturday. The ladies were on hand with their collection badge and little red cross badges at the various named corners at 10 o clock this morning and will remain nt their posts till 7 o'clock this evening. They nre well pleased with the generous spirit so far shown by the citizens, and. as usual, hospital Saturday will add considerable to the general hospital exchequer. Preliminary Canter Only Capt, Gaudin Shanghaiing Inquiry Not (he Feal Thing. Member Wires That Thotv ough Investigation Will Be Held. It is probable that the agitation in connection with the Keating shanghaiing case will rest until the evidence taken by Capt. Gaudin has reached the department at Ottawa and it is definitely known whether or not the department will order a fuller inquiry. A telegram received by the committee of the Typographical union in answer to their protest regarding the scope of the so - called investigation yesterday indicates that it is altogether likely that a properly constituted investigation will be ordered. The telegram is from R. G. Macpherson, M. P., and reads: , "Gaudin not appointed. Only preliminary. An investigation satisfactory to your committee and myself is the only investigation 1 will stand for. "R. G. MACPHERSON." Under the circumstances the committee see nothing to be done until there is further nnd definite word from Ottawa. What the committee would like to see would he a properly constituted judicial inquiry, and it is suggested that Stipendiary Magistrate Alexander, who is thoroughly conversant with local conditions and knows the situation, would make a very satisfactory judge. Mayor Buscomhe said this morning that in view of the despatch sent from Ottawa by Mr. R. G. Macpherson, M. P., that nothing would satisfy him but the fullest and freest investigation of the Keating kidnaping or shanghaiing case, it would not be advisable.,, for anyone else to make a move in the matter in the meantime. They would be quite safe in waiting till Mr. Macpherson has either got what he wants or has used his last endeavor to do so. In that case there was another course of action that could be taken to have light thrown on the matter. It will not be allowed to drop, but it would not be fair to hamper Mr. Macpherson nt this stage of the proceedings with any outside interference. Any assistance he might need would he cheerfully given. changes in Ministry Consequent Upon Appointment of Fitzpatrick as Chief Justice, Ottawa, Ont.. .Tune 2 (Special.) Hon. Mr. Fitzpatrick was appointed chief justice o the supreme court of Canada today. Hon. Mr. Aylesworth will be sworn in as minister of justice when Lord Grey returns from Toronto nnd Hon. Mr. Lemieux, solicitor - general, becomes postmaster - general. No appointment will he made to the solicit - or - gcmcralship for the present. F. W..BARTWELL RETURNS WITH A DETECTIVE George II. Brown of the Seattle de tective force enme over Inst night and took F. W. Hartwell, who had been arrested here on May 81. at the instance of the Seattle police, hack to answer Jor several charges of swindling practices in connection with purported sale of worthless options. The particular change on which Hartwell is wanted is oblninmg $1210 from Dr. Harry P. Brown of Port Blakely which represented a half interest in nil option which was afterward found valueless. Hartwell has been conducting nn office in the Walker building. Seattle, under the name of the Pacific Investment company. Hartwell came to Vancouver on the Ramona Monday or Tuesday last. He waived extradition proceedings. Several other charges have been laid against Hartwell since the episode of Pr. Brown has been mnde public nnd one of his victims is a woman who wns looking for a hotel site. Detective Brown told the local police that Hartwell is nn all round professipnal swindler. HartweU's methods .wore to meet possible victims socially and trap them under the guise of friendship. BACKED BY B. & M. Schenectady. X. Y.,' June 2. There is every reason to believe that the Boston & Maine railway is back of the Sehenrctndv 6c Northwestern railway, I which was incorporated at Albany yes terday with a capital of ?N0.000. ostensibly to build a line from Margaret - ville, Delaware county, to Schenectady. MANY ARE KILLED IN RACE RIOTS Entire Police Force of Mexican Town Is Wiped Out in Defending Americans From Striking Miners Los airgeles, Cal., June 2. A special to the Times from El Paso, Texas, says: Reports from Nco declare that in a riot fullowing a strike of the Mexican miners at the Greene Consolidated Mines, Cananea, 10 Mexican policemen have been killed together with George i McDonald, manager of the lumber department of the'mines, and his brother, I and thirty strikers. The entire Cananea police force was wiped out and the Mexicans are in control, being resisted by American minerj and citizens who ! have surrounded the Consolidated prop - j erty. The town iston fire and the I rioters have used dynamite to blow up the houses of Americans. The situation is regarded as terribly serious and American Cosol Gaibraith has asked Washington for protection. Volunteers have been rushed frc Bishee, Arizona, by special train. - Governor Ysabel is on the way from Hermosillo with state troops and Gen. Kosttrilitzky is on the way from Magdalene with Rurales. Col. AV. C. Greene sent his family to Xaco but remained ut the scene. There are about 5000 Americans in the town of 23,000. ; r - i - t Xaco, Ariz., June 2. Latest advices from Cananea, Mex' - ri, ay .Vt persons have been killed, mnay of whom were WEEK DAY BAND CONCERTS LI KOLY TO BE CANCELLED There is a likelihood that there will be no week day band concerts nt the park.. The reason given by Mr. C. E. Tisdall is that the park board cannot afford to pay the raise in the price of each concert, exacted hy the hand. Last year the band gave concerts for $.11. .10 each, while this season the price asked is $40. The difference for the season will amount to and the park board are powerless to raise this amount as those who are directly benefited by the concerts, including the B. C. Electric company, absolutely refuse to provide any larger subscrip'ion toward the concerts than they contributed last season. It is true that the band has consented to give two - hour concerts, but in the opinion of the park board a two - hour concert will keep the young people out too iate. The band is giving the Sunday concerts at the same rate as was charged last year. RTSiTto EUROPE. New York, June 2. The six transatlantic liners sailing today go ont with every berth taken. For more than a week there has not been a saloon berth to be had nnd accommodations on some of the vessels had been sold out for weeks. STRONG AKGFMENTS. Berlin. June 2. - The meat packing revelations give the meat interests of Germany powerful arguments in support of their petition to the government not to modify the meat tariffs and regulations in the event of a commercial treaty being negotiated With the I nited States. Madrid, June 2 Count Itomnnones. minister of the interior, says that the attempt on the lives of the king and queen may be definitely ascribed to nn - nrchy, both in its preparation and execution. An examination of the royal conch shows it to be badly scarred and damaged. The lamps were shattered. TODAY'S NEWS Page 1 Rrnthl. r'c n lease outrages Vancouver - Train rohlers sentenced - Knee riots In Mexico Tic Kint ng rnsc Neale demand :in apology - Karthquake shakes. Page 2 P.cill estate review for the wc"k. Page a - Music and the drama - - Telegraphic and local briefs. I'age 4 - Kdltorbil. Page .V Marine ami shipping - Telegraphic news. Page d - B. C Will supply I he world with pulp. Special story, "Ilcprieveil." Page 7 - Royal 'H.v news Market reports. p,iSp g Religious news. Page It Classified ads. Page JO - Ileal estate ads. Page 11 The city churches - Kalrviews plea for lanes Michael Iiavitt's funeral. Page 12 Social ami personal. Tage 1.1 Hare riot in Mexico. Tage J4 - Home run Hasgcrty. rnge !." rhess corner - Siiortlng news. Page m Tourist asnclatlou Local notes. Page n Worklngmen's corner World's short story, "Hold Words at the Bridge." Page IS The World's free lot. Page in Battle ilroilnd of Modern Thought. Pages. '.u L'l nnd "2 - Real estate ads. rnge 2.1 The World's cr!l: "The Crimson Blind." Page 24 Nem" Slnmherland, Americans, and the Mexicans burned nronertv valued at S2.1O.OO0. including the lumber yards and general offices of j the Greene company. The Mexican . pnlice attacked the mob and a fierce j battle ensued, several officers and a l dozen strikers heing killed. There is grave fear that nn attempt will be made to destroy the great reducing plant of the Greene company which cost mil - lions of dollars. It would require many 1 years to replnce it. The trouble arose over the demand of the Mexicans foran increase in wages from $:l.,10 to $5 a day. When the last train left Cananea, Col. Greene's residence was being barricaded and nil the remaining Americans were gathering there and arming for defense. The Presbyterian church near the Greene residence is also filled with people and barricaded. The Americana are said to be seriously handicapped by lack of ammunition. Nacn, Ariz., June 2. A telephone message received from Cananea reports that peace has been restored there. After the arrival of the rangers many of the ringleaders in the riot yesterday ran ntn the surrounding mountains and no further serious trouble occurred after their flight. (Confimird on Page 13). NEW PREMISES OF THE HUNDRED THOUSAND CLUB The Hundred Thousand Club has moved to more commodious, central nnd ground - floor premises on Pender street, west side, near the corner of Seymour street, which is a fresh indication of the success which the institution is achieving. Mr. Harry Hobnail, formerly of Winnipeg, and a recent arrival in this city, is an enthusiastic believer in the benefits to be derived from the working of the Hundred Thousand Club, nnd has enrolled himself a member. Mr. Ho - tnan represents the firm of McXee & Sons, cignr manufacturers, of Loudon, Ont. This firm is one of several that give their representative in the west the choice of residing at either end of the territory covered. Mr. Holtnan chose Vancouver, and he has hieh hopes for the future of the city. Temporarily, he has taken office at ''17 Pender street, and is stopping at the Hotel Vancouver. It is his intention to take up his residence here, and his example in this particular is likely to he followed by many of hi confreres. NEW CABINET. Vienna. June 2 Baron von Breck has succeeded in forming a new cabinet, which includes three Germans, two Czechs and two Poles. LAUNCH PROBABLY THE OLD PATROL BOAT OF FRASER Mr. Wim. Milne, of 2.n" Georgia street, took a look nt the gasoline launch which was found in the harbor the other day nnd believes it is the old I.elap, which is owned by Capt. Simpson of 14 Kront street, Mt. Pleasant. There is no name on the craft, in lines it resembles the boat referred to. It was formerly used as the patrol boat of the Eraser River Cnnners' Association and is a speedy craft. Capt. Simpson is at present niisent from the city on a trip up the Eraser. It is thought he has chartered the boat to parties who have allowed it, for unknown reasons, to float adrift. CANAL COST if 10,000.000. Berlin, June 2. Emperor William opened the Tcltnw canal nt noon todnv. This is another waterway connecting the manufacturing suburb of Berlin with the sea, via the Havre nnd Elbe canal. The new - canal was built nt the expense of the localities which nre beneflteil by it. It cost 10.000,000, has a depth of 8 feet nnd is crossed by SO bridges. LATEST BULLETIN. Mexico City, Mexico, June 2 The Guatemalan revolution is progressing. Ocos w as i not recaptured yesterday, but the revolutionists of Northern Guatemala have received reinforcements nnd more arms. Gen. Toledo, the former war minister of Guatemala, who is at the head of one body of the revolutionists, is reported to be advancing into Southern Guatemala with a heavy force of at lean 2.000 men. The revolutionists have abundint supplies of arms and ammunition. BROTHIER PARDON STAGGERS CITY Reappearance of Vile Wretch on Streets an Insult to the Entire Community. Few matters in connection with the administration of justice have stirred up puhlie indignation in Vancouver as strongly as the release of that, conscienceless criminal, Desire Brothier. There is only one bright spot in the whole of what is to tie said about the matter so far, and that is that the prin cipal condition of the pardon is that Brothier is to leave Canada. It is understood that his friends, save the mark, are to send him to Paris. There, it may be presumed, he will doubtless resume his nefarious profession of procuring young girls to lead a life of shame. There is no excuse in the opinion of most people for such a crent - nre as Brothier being alive at all, let alone being abroad. Thnt redolent rodent, the polecat, would be a more acceptable companion Ihnu he. Many people think that the unfinished charges against him should be revived so that he can be put back ns soon as possible where he belongs. "It is a most disgraceful thing. It is a shame and a blot on our judicial system. It cost thousands of dollars to convict that field in human form, Brothier, nnd the sentences imposed on him were at the best inadequate. He Is not lit to be abroad and this city tins no room for him. The police have been advised accordingly." So spoke Mayor Buscomhe, when asked this morning his opinion of the pa - 'doii of the brute Brothier. "The news came to me as the greatest surprise possible," said Mr. T. S. Baxter. "I think that a full explanation of the affair should be mnde public. There must have been something laid before the department of justice to bring about such a move and the public should know what it was." Mr. E. Burns, who prosecuted Brothier, said: "I knew nothing of any such move being mnde till I heard that Brothier was free. It is r, stain on the administration of jiistiee. The whole matter should be sifted to the bottom ami the public put in possession of the facts." Chief Constable Colin Campbell is nt a loss to understand how Brothicr's release was brought about. If ever n man deserved punishment, he did. Hi - - crimes were the bhukest and vilest and he was committed for trial on ten charges, although only three of them were pushed. There were three cases of procuring and convictions were obtained on two of them. There was one case of perjury on which a conviction was secured. There were also ywo cases of theft and four of forgery, on which n stay of proceedings was entered when the oilier convictions had been made, it being thought that Brothier would get a fair share on the other charges. Instead he got off with only seven years, five years was the term for. the perjury and two years for procuring. He got two years on each count, but they run concurrently, yet this was to be cumulative on the perjury term. "Now." says Mr. Campbell, "he has been let nut with only two years of his seven years up. It seeins hardly worth while to send men to penitentiary if thev arc to only receive less than a third of their full term. Brothier, nnywiiy. should be locked up in a moral pest - house. lie is not fit to be nbroad in any decent community." Members of the police force and detectives who worked up the case against Brothier are a unit in expressing the utmost disgust and indignation over the pardon of Brothier. One and all they look upon the man ns the most abandoned wretch ever brought to justice in British Columbia, and whose righteoun desserts would have been a life term. It is not very well known that Brothier made a desperate attempt to bribe the officers who effected his arrest. On the way to the station he offered Pi EARTHQUAKE SHAKES UP BIG SOUND CITY Real Estate Moves Perceptibly in Seattle - Chimneys Quiver and People Get Out Into Streets. "We got a shaking up all right." said Mr. F. S. I'.osiey of Seattle, one of the Great Northern's locomotive engineers, running between here and Seattle. "It was some time before sunrise on Friday morning, coming on to six o'clock, I guess. I was in bed nt home in Seattle at the time. The shock did not devastate the city, as the clairvoyant woman ,u id it would, but it was a genuine earth tremble all right. The hou - e moved, dishes tumbled about and the furniture did a bit of a jig. Finding that the house was not coming down I went to sleep again, but my wife drested and sought safety in the open." Mr. Bosley was a guest at the Hotel the give them $7000 spot cash to let him get away. One of the strongest protests against the release of Desire Brothier from the penitentiary comes from Mr. H. H. Stevens, secretary of the Moral Reform association. Mr. Mevens brands it a nn unprecedented outrage that cannot hut disgust and nrotise all right - minded citizens. He states that the matter will be discussed at the regular meeting ot the association next week, although hs hardly knows what can be done beyond the registering of n most emphatic pro test in the right quarters. When asked his opinion of the pardoning of Desire Brothier. Police Court Prosecutor Enrris said, "I don't know. It seems strange." Chief North was more expressive, as is shown hy his answer to the samo question, "I think it's a disgrace." Ha went on to say that there were several other charges against Brothier which ha thought could have been pressed to conviction, but in the face of the sentences given Brothier the remainder of the charges were drepprd. Mr. S. Moore, the barrister, thought "it was the limit," while Mr. G. V. Cane considered that Brothier was the victim of a plot against him by some others who were as guilty as he and in view of the fact that these had escaped punishment he could find no fault with the pardoning of Brothicr. Mrs. Brothier was seen lu Vancouver yesterday in company with a man who is supposed to be a member of the gang. ami intormaiiou is reunuiy given, though not authenlicated pnsi - lively, that the Brothier woman, who escaped trial here, is '(inducting a house of ill - fame in Portland. Several legal men have advanced the opinion that the remaining untried charges which have been sleeping in the archives of the court, could be brought nn anil the man forced to stand trial tor 1 each. A rumor has been on the street since the release of Brothicr became known, that some local firm of lawyers had been acting for him in endeavoring to procure a pardon. In some quarters the names of Messrs. Russell, Russell Si Potlenger have been used. When interviewed hy The World this morning these gentlemen state that shortly after Brothicr w - as committed to the penitentiary, they were approached hy his brother who wished them to look into the case and see if there were any possible grounds on which to base an. appeal. The firm decided thnt they could do nothing for Brothier, nnd from that time until now they have known absolutely nothing about the case. So far as can he learned no Vancouver firm has had anything to do with procuring Brothicr's pardon. Ottawa, Out., June 2. - iSpeciaI tr The iti lit I - i lie prun - ipm ,...u.i..."u .... which Brothier has been pardoned is ' . , - t '...,n.l.. His friend. that ne leai' - s v.... .. - - have arranged to send him to 1 nns, France. There nre. no doubt, other ,'onditions, but the justice department never gives reasons for pardons. EMPIRE FLEES FORII.Il'E. Minneapolis. June 2. - Empire Steve i. - ., ehusecl l.v baseball enthilsi - . t... enme from the baseball park I Friday nnd was knocked unconscious by ! a missile which struck him on his head. His decisions ill the game between Minneapolis and her bitterest baseball rival St. Paul did not meet the approval ot some of the crowd. Metropole and left for Seattle again this afternoon. While he was speaking of the matter in the Metropole office au. - .tl. - r gentleman from Seattle confirmed what he had stated, saying that his experience was quite similar. Neither knew of any serious damage that had occurred but chininc, s g..t a shaking. A Washiugoin, I. ('.. despatch of June 1 says: "The seismograph at the weather bureau recorded an earthquake of considerable magnitude, beginning at about midnight last night The portion of the movement began at about 12:35, June 1. and continued about 11 minutes. The tot il duration was nearly two hours."

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