Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut on February 3, 1947 · Page 1
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Naugatuck, Connecticut
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Monday, February 3, 1947
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TEMPERATURE REPORT Midnight ,. 18 3n. m 10 6ft. m 20 !>n. m 30 Soon '10 Vol. LXXI, No. 28 'A Progressive Newspaper For a Progressive Community THE WEATHER Massachusetts, Rhode bland and Connecticut — Con*lderaE7c cloudiness and not BO cold tonight. Partly cloudy and somewhat warmer Tuesday but becoming colder again late in the afternoon. ESTABLISHED 1885 MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 1947 Leased Wire Service of th« United Press Price Four 0«ntf March Of Dimes Auction Tomorrow Night ..LATE (Ity United ITwn) ATOMIC I.KAKS \V»*liinxt»n—I'-ldcr states man llormiril Munich has told Senate ponnnltl" 1 thi't he Is deeply disturbed by leak.* of atomic »«creta. ])» niicKriK'il tliut IliiMht It obtaining atomic Information from Ciiniutn. —ooo— COLD WAVE Wnsihington—The weather bureau has warned in a special advisory tlmt it cold wave, iiccom- panlnd by northwest pules and snow squalls will sweep over the Ohio vitllcy and northern Ap- pnlachlnnx tomorrow and tomorrow night. —— oOo .leriiMilorr.—A high British cov- ••rnrnent source has revejilrd that tho execution of the underground li-,Mli'r, DIIV Gruncr, will !H< do- luyird Indefinitely, Grimor'n cxc- nilliin l.i the key Issue- In th» hrmvliu,' I'nli'.stlnc crisis. —-oOo WILUAM.S CONTHACT Boston—Ted Wllllums, the Boston Rod Sox' hti/ivy-hlttlng out-tickler, has .signed a 1947 contract that wui make him one of tho highest paid players in baseball history. Reliable Hources estimate hlH salary til $60.000, oOo— TOKTAI. TKST Washington—Democratic Id-i* rrwiiljitlvc J<>;incl.H Wnltrr (if IViin.sylviinlii siiys the .Supreme Court will l>e—as he puts It— "derelict In Its duty If It dousn't reciill tin- purtnl pny tout cusi>. lie told » House committee thut tho trlbuniil should luy <|owii tlfllnilv .standards In tho pottery workers litu-siilt. —oOo » t'.VKHAI, SKKVICKS Purls—Funeral services were held today for Grace Moore In the American cathedral In Paris. Her body will bo shipped to the United Slates for burial. ADMIRAL Illh.S Norfolk. Vii,—Admlriil Mure A, Mllscher died In his sli-op curly tndity at the Norfolk Niivul hos- pltiil. The WO-.vpnr-old commander nf the \tluntlc Fluot i«ml former disk force chlrf In th* I'a- ulfli! entered the hospital hist Monthly following it heart nttiick. ntnv CAVONK Chic/ij,'t)—Scarfnce Al C/ipono will br hurled today In a private find simple ccrumony In Chicago. oOo—— MIGI'JS Gil A NT WiishlriKtim— llcpiilillcnn Si>nn- lor Hrewster of Mulnp Hliytt tin will urge C'lmgrr.s.s tn grunt *25,- IMXUIIM) for Instiilliitiin of riidiir «nil otlier Miifot.v aids ut th« nn- tlon's ulrports. <:oiiimlttre- hfliir- Injr.i on recent nlr dlsnstcrs nru Tilerlng I heir second week. r>Or> OI'KN INVESTIGATION Washington—A House Appropriation!! .««hcomm!ttoo h«s opon- "•'l an Invoiitlgiitlon Into why O.f'.A. hasn't boon folding Its 'cnt us rapidly a.s pliinnnd. Chnli-miin Tuber nt New York wiys O.P.A. Is (i.i good n plnno JI.M «ny to .stiirt the economy drive. High School Boys Enter Art Contest Three Submit Entries For Regional Scholastic Exhibit In Hartford. Naugutuck High School boys, under the supervision of Mary G. Pcnroae, art teacher, will compete In the Regional Scholastic Art Exhibit being- held In Hartford, from Feb. 22 to March 8. A ncntry by Charles DeCarlo depicts n s,eenc of the tracks running alongside the Chemical Company. The scene, done In pastel, shows the hills and houses on the west side of the borough. His entry last year won a certificate of merit. Frederick Mocckcl, senior, has drawn In .pastel, an interesting scene of his barn showing a family Ki-oup gathered around a newly born goat. William Gricdcr, junior, will enter a black and white chalk druw- ng, "The Short Cut Home." The drawing shows a boy walking through a cemetery, basket of groceries on his arm, -and frightened expression on his face. Scholastic art awards have de- .•clopcd greatly during the past 'ew years due to regional exhibi- ,ions held in various sections of ho country previous to the na- iomil exhibit in the Fine Arts jnllcrics of Carnegie Institute at Pittsburgh. The exhibitions Jire co-sponsored by local stores with the assistance | of regional advisory committees of art teachers. Wounded Policeman Fights It Out I His face cut when gunmen fired through a plate glass window, Chicago I'olicoman Arthur Olson trades shots with members' of » safo- lilowing gang as he .socks flimsy shelter behind it convenient car. The dos|)i>riidos—five in number—were surprised in an attempt to rifle the sufr of tt South Chicago realty and currency exchange office. Two bandits wero killed and three policemen wounded In the gun battle that followed. "Tim gang held eight person.* prisoner, pi- sen was first to arrive on the scene and sent a call for reinforcements. The fight lasted for immi than an hour. (International Soundphoto) Over $500 Worth Of Merchandise To Be Offered For Bid; Diapers, Furniture, Food Included. Over $COO worth of merchandise will be auctioned off tomorrow 'night for the benefit of the March of Dimctt. The auction, sponsored by The Naugatuck News, will slnrt promptly at 7:30 at the Salem Playhouse. Everything from diapers ' furniture will be included in the list of goods to be given the highest bidder. Every ceni paid for the items sold at auction will, be turned over to Chairman Frank Green of the March of Dimes program in Naugatupk. On Display The more than $500 worth of merchandise, no.w on display at the office of the Connecticut Light and Power Co., Maple street, was contributed to. the auction pro- ram by local merchants. Latest contribution today was :wo dozen diapers from Wally's Department store. Other gifts not previously acknowledged include A case of peas, valued at $7.50 from Moore's Market; a $10' pair of men's shoes from Norwarsh's: two joxes of cigars from Vic's Smoke shop, value $12; a $16.92 lamp from the Naugatuck Hardware and 55 .vorth of groceries from Lamson's •rocery Store. Kenneth Rapieff, native of Nau- ratuck, former employe of The Vows, and vete'ra-n 'radio announc- r,, will serve as' auctioneer. Miss dildrod Carlson will be cashier. No seats will be reserved. The cgular show will be interrupted at 7:30 for the start of the auction, and the main feature, "I've Always Loved You" will follow. i Urges Extension Of War Powers To Ration Sugar, Allot Scarce Foods Board To Discuss Meadow Street Parking Question Operation Of Bus On Proposed Route Two Precludes Parking; Time Schedules To Be Submitted. Timci schedules on the four local bus routes to be operated by Lionel LcClair, bus franchise holder, will be submitted to the Public Utilities Commission in Hartford within tlie next few days, according to a statement by Atty. Thomas Ncary, counsel for Mr. LcClair. According to a finding of the PUC received Saturday, Mr. LeClair was authorized to operate the new routes to begin within 15 days, for a temporary period of 90 days. Mr, Ncary said it is expected the same time schedules as were presented to the PUC hearing will again be submitted. There was opposition from the Naugatuck Bus Transportation Committee on the proposed schedules at the hearing. The PUC authorization also pro vidcd for a transfer system. The maximum rate of fare for the foui routes will be 10 cents a person for transportation from any poin on any given route to any othei point on the route, and through the issue of transfers no extra charge will be made to any point on any of the routes. The method of operation 01 Route Two is dependent upon the packing conditions on Meadow street. The PUC suggests parking be eliminated on the north and west side of the street. It is expected the board of warden and burgesses at its meeting tomorrow night will discuss the'matter. Boy Scout Troop Board Of Review In Session Tonight Cotton Hollow A board of review -for meHt and second class badges will be conducted tonight by Boy Scout troop, Mo. 0, in the Beacon Valley Grange hull at 7:30 o'clock. Scoutmaster Raymond Andersen lias announced plans will be dis- I cussed Thursday evening at a regular meeting of -the troop, for a paper drive to be held In the Tiear future. Ttcsiclonts having paper to be donated nro requested to contact Mr. Andersen or scout members, who will arrange for the paper to be bundled In preparation for collection. Would-Be Safe-Blower Nabbed Chet Uscakiewicz, Star Of Naugy Hoop Game, Undergoes Operation nation's Jilglii-st trllinniil miiy hand jliiwil lw riilliig ,, n the contempt cnn- vlellon of John I,. Lewis iinil his I lilted Mine Workers. The Jlis- Hee., )„,,,,, r ,.t,, rm ,,| („ ( ht) |, r |,,;|, niter 11 two'Week recess. oOo UNION TKSTIFIKt* Hntrolt -Union spokesman fire testifying on how much time IM "Pnnt punching clocks and wnlk- »'«• in pcisis in tho portnl pay 'PHI CHSC. federal Judge Plcnrd nrdni-ctl the tionrlnga In nn effort 10 (Irtorrtilne how much back P"y. if nny, is dun Mount Clo- wpns, Mlcfi.. pottery workers In t"" portal-to-portiil test milt. Ormige News A minstrel show will be presented Friday evening at a regular meeting of the Beacon Val lei- Grange. ,A rchniti-Hiil of the show ll behold tonight «t 7:4S o'clock In the hall. The Gleaners will meet Wednesday nt the home of Mrs. 7_,ydl;i Baker In PltittH Mills, with Mrs. r>nrl.s Woostcr. president, in charge of the meeting. A mnntlng of tho Juveniles will e held Wednesday evening with \flsj) Gertrude Mocckcl in charge. The bowling t c a m H will meet Thui»day evening at the Y. M. C. A, ions Fire In Bridgeport Main Office Of Bridgeport Brass Co. Bums..Shortly Befbrte Chcjtei- Uscaklewicz, varsity center oh the Naugtatuck.lhi'K'h ischool basketball team, was admitted to board and made plenty of trouble In a pitched battle between police and five safchlowcrs, John Bull, • alias .John O'Brien, one of tile desperados captured while trying to loot a Chicago currency exchange, battles to> break away from, police. TWII members of (lie gang wr.r<; Idllccl and two captured. Tlirco policeman were Injured. ..(IntorniitloniA Soundpliolo) Murks Birthday Misn Ruth Taylor observed her l»th birthday Saturday at a family gathering. On f<cuvf> Scttmnn 2-c Joseph Snntorc Is on leave from his basic in Charleston. S. C.. and ly visiting his fnth- pr, Anthony Santorc, and grandmother. Mis. Charles Santore. Club Hostess Mrs, Joacph Mfiyc will be hosl- C.SH to the Cotton Hollow Social olub Thursday at her home. BEACON FALLS American Legion Auxiliary Plans Dance Feb. 7 At Recreation Club NAUGATUCK NEWS BROADCAST Today — 5:45 P. M. Monday Through Friday from the Editorial Rooms °f The Naugatuck News Station WATR 1320 ON YOt'B DIAL —All Nnnmenrk l« tnlkln* nbaiit Ihf '.• i !l| '" l ' llnk " > ' '? '•« «""'l. "" ">»"• Jiff II Hi bwutlfnl flu n Outing Members of the Independent club will meet Saturday evening • to attend n theater In Watcrbclury. fololwing which they will have dinner at the Melody Lane. Mrs. Clara O'Shca and Mrs. Mai-Lha Riley, president and secretary, respectively, of the American Legion Post 26","' attended the annual National Defense conference and dinner of the '• Department of Connecticut, held ut the Hotel Taft, Is'O'w Haven, Saturday night. Mrs. Betty McGccver, chairludy, requests that all returns 'on the tickets for the auxiliary dunce be made by Wednesday at the monthly meeting in the town hall at 8 p. m. Thu auxiliary is sponsoring a, cabaret style dance Friday, Fob. 7 in the Beacon Fall.s Recreation club with music by CHIT Slater's orchestra. Returns may be made to the following; committee members: Mrs. E. Quinn, MI-H. V. l-luckctt. Mrs. ,\. Ran, Mrs. Labelle, Martha Rilcy and Betty Mc- Coever, Visitor Scrafin Gandarillas, a student at Rider College, .Trenton, N. J.. was a visitor /it hie homo on North Circle over the wccli-encl. Bridgeport, Feb. 3—(UP)—The office of the Bridgeport Brass company was swept by a ,$200,000 fire shortly before noon today. '. : . The fire Tjroke out from nn undetermined cause in the third-floor office of President Herman W. Steirik'raus. It spread quickly to adjoining offices, forcing about 100 employes to flee to safety. Steinkraus WHS out ot the city at the time, and -painters -had been working- in his office only a short while before the fire started, Bridgeport Brass company and city fire apparatus cooperated in con'trolHn-'g the Tjla'ze, which was confined to the third floor of the brick office building. No one was injured. for Lcavenworth under theirs. Coach Ray Fa ley of the Grey„ . . ... i hounds did not start Gh<M and St. Mary's hospital in Waterbury took , lini out at i cast twjoe during at H:25 yesterday morning, and the contest, because Chct had corn- was operated on for the' removal' plained o£ his stomach bothering of. 'his appendix yesterday after-j him earlier in the day. However, it noon. Dr. Leo U.Tylec, 156 Mpadow i ; s understood that Dr. Tylec exam- street, performed the operation. lined Chet Saturday• afternoon and Ciict. as he is known at the high j said it was all right for him to school, .played .the /.best_ game . for either tuam"'in. t'he . aJeavenw-orth- Naugatuck contest Rt the Waterbury armory Saturday evening. He absolutely controlled his own back- Authorities at St. Mary's hospital said this morning that Chet had passed a "restful night" and wtis "fairly comfortable." Fuel Use 15 Per Cent Off Last Month Due To High Temperatures The warmest January in the past five years was recorded last month, according to figures of the Naugatuck Water Co., with the temperature being 30.9-1 average degrees, which in comparison with the five- was 4:19 degrees parison witn othcu- years. Usually at thi,s lime of year they are overflowing, but the sub-normal' conditions ure not dangerous. Average participation for five. Remaining: War Controls Expire March 31 Unless Congress ApproVes E x t e n ions; Rent Control Studied By Senate. (By United FrcNB) President Truman has called on Congress to carry some of his war powers through another year. Amonp other things, his report »sks continued authority to ration sugar and allocate scarce food and materials. On the last day of 1946 Mr. Truman proclaimed a formal end of hostilities in the Second World War, and he grave up a number of powci-s then. His remaining war controls expire March 31 unless Congress agrees to extend thcjn. If his powers are • continued. Americans will live under some wartime restrictions through a sixth year. Aside from the rationing of sugar, the control of scarce 'oods and materials includes restrictions on grain far liquor and imits on imports of natural rubber. Mr. Truman also wants the maritime commission to continue operation of certain shipping linen until a settlement can be reached with the companies whose vessels ere taken over during the war. Rent Control We may know soon, whether the war-born control of rents will last much longer. The Senate Banking committee is winding up hearings in legislation '-to keep alive the idlings beyond the June 30 ex- pi ration. ' One member, Vermont Senator Flanders, says he will introduce a. bill today to extend ceilings.but lermit gradual, rent increases. His measure would- raise • rents by five icr cent every four months until a total increase of 20 per cent is cached. And. it. would end all ent control on July 1948. Flanders' proposal also would •jve any state Uie right to pass egislation to take over rent con- rol from the federal government. At hearings today, C.I.O. spokesmen arc arguing that present ccil- ngs be maintained. And rcprc- cntativos of landlords arc making ew charges that rent regulations re strangling the building! of new omcs. years is 3.63 inches, with January of this year being: 2.40 inches. During the past five months the precipitation is reported as 5.91 inches Groundhog Sees Shadow, Goes Back To Sleep The wca-thcr-wiae ground hog hacks up the vvcathcrman'K prediction of. more cold weather. Reliable sources any the groundhoe poked his head out of his hole yesterday long enough to see his uhndow and then popped It right back in. That shadow means six weeks more of winter. Lucky groundhog will probably spend It curled up aiilecp in hla underground apartment while humans shiver and shake out in 'the cold, Dcfcatfd Si, Michael's biiskctbtill tram was defeated by Naugatuck Thursday night, 00-40, in St. Michael's lyceum. Kc turns Mrs. John. Zcbora. and son has returned lo her home I'n Mcrideri after a visit with her parents, Mr, and Mrs. Thomas -Fitzpatriclc of Highland avenue. , , St. Michael's Youths! defeated a Naugatuck team Thursday night by a score of 28-21. Outstanding players for the Youths were Donald Si tar with 20 points; "Shanny" Lennon, four points; "Red" Ne- rr.inski, two points: touls Mather, two points. Schiller was high for Naugatuck with nine points. Church .Notes Thu United Fellowship -met at UK; United Church yesterday aCtcr- noon. . The Ladies' Aid of the church mcott) Thursday at the parsonage ut 2:30 p. m. The annual meeting arid clcctldn of officers for thn -Sunday School staff will be held ut the" ch'urch vv'udncsday at 7:30 p. m. The Loyal Daughters will meet Monday, Feb. 10, at Ihc home of Mrs. Frank Bronson, Feldspar avenue. ... . . ; • The Connecticut Council of Churches requests m.iga/,i«ios, fiction stories, and games' for the •tobacco workers. Mcmbcis of tho church are -asked to bring any they can share to the parsonage. Seceding Unions To Fight Injunction In Superior Court Torrlngton, Feb. 3— (V P)—A legal battle looms over tlio withdrawal of- district six unions from WTO CIO International Mine. Mill and Smelter Workers. I Eleven of the locals in Oie dis | trict -have, pulled out of the Inter national, claiming that intcrnatlon al president. Reid Robinson had communistic tendencies. Robinson, has obtained an in junction against two of the locals —n.t Waterbury and Bridgeport^ ticing up their funds arid preventing their officers from exercising union authority. A move 'to have the Injunction dissolved will be made in tho Su perlor court at Bridgeport tomorrow. It will be made by the Pro- vis.tonal Metal Workers Council, which is administering the affairs of, the iSocedinE: locals. .Toiin J. Driscoll, chairman...of the P-W-C- claims • that fh» court waif not fully aware of the facts when t. granted Robinson the injunction against the two locals. Driscoll . ctorges Robinson with trying to field- some 14,000 members of the seceding locals in the.. International union against their' will. year aveVage above normal. In keeping with the mild weath- r, a local fuel concern reported 15 j below normal. per,, cent less fuel used during the I Five year average for tempera- month. The precipitation during January was 1.23 inches below average, and officials at tho Water company state reservoirs are low in com- turcs is 2G.75 desrrees, the temperatures for January in the years being: 2S.38, 1M2; 27.2,1, 1943; 27.4S, J9«, 22.32, 1945; 28.31, 1946; 30.94, 1947. Clinic A well baby clinic will be Isold under the auspices of the NauRa- tuck Red Cross Chapter Wednesday at 2 p. m. at Recreation Hall. Miss Kathleen Sullivan will be the nurse in charge.• —Fur finality T.lnuorn. Wlncm Deem, die., SHOP FIRST »t the Cltj Pnck- -ftie Rtore. DA Bridge vtrcct. Prompt de- unj-whw* In town. T«l. 48P2. Leo J, Brophy. Chuck's Service Five, one of the best basketball teams in the borough until it disbanded during the war, has reformed and will opun its season against tho 'St. Michael's VarsMy at St. Michael's hall, Beacon Falls, on Monday evening. COLLECTIONS Collections of rubbish will be made by the street department on the East side today and tomorrow, and on the West side Wcd-nesday, it has been announced by Warden Four Held In Ansonia Holdup Ansonia, Feb. 3 —(UP)—Four men are being held in heavy ball after an $1100 holdup at the Spanish Club. The suspects arc accused of holding up 15 card-playing patrons of the club and robbing: them at gun point. Three of the accused are New Yorkers — Lawrence Manzarl, Anthony F, Scaffidi and Jerry Anzise. The 'other man being held is Benny Marchese of Ansonia. All four were captured following- .a cha»e along 'the Boston Poet road at Westport. Patterson Cites Serious Shortage Of Copper Here Congressman James T. Patterson spoke on the floor of the House o Representatives today concerning the growing coippcr shortage anc what the situation means to Naugatuck and Waterbury. In his. remarks he slated it is his intentions to introduce a bill in the near future, designed to deal with the situation. Ke said in ffivJng "my colleagues some insight into this most serious threat to the American economy due to our lack of copper, it will be my purpose to appear before tho ommittce on Ways and Means and make further presentation -of my vi'Cws on this subject," According to a reports today, it s said Drew Pearson last nig-ht n his radio talk spoke of Congress- nan Patterson and his plea for correction, of t'hc copper shortage. Taibot Registers As Lobbyist For Jrewers Association Former Fifth District Republi- an Congressman. Joseph E. Taibot f Naugaitcrek has registered with he secretary of state as lobbyist or the Connecticut Brewers Asso- iation of New Haven. Taibot says he will be interested "in any legislation" affecting tihc beer industry in Connecticut." He is the 73rd lobbyist to regls- !er for the current legislative session. Gold Star Post Names Delegates To CWV Convention r Seven delegates to the state convention of Catholic War Veterans, to bo licld in Hartford March. 9, were named yesterday at « regular mcetinc of Gold Star Post, C. W. V, it the pavilion of St. Hedwlg's oh u rob. Commander Henry Rack I presided. DeloR^Ucs named include Commander Racki, Carl Borzcnski. Casimer Posila, Jamco Loman, Matty Ewankicwicz,-Frank Carlin- ski. and Stanley Olzcwski. —firciit Oflfc Farm milk )• producnl »nd na'teurlzcd on the turn here In N«nt»- tuck nndtr "m»t mMcrn and hrctantn conOUloni. Tel. »04» for fl»llTWT.—AJ«- Salvation Army Local Quota Set At $5,000 The Annual Maintenance Appeal of The Salvation Army is being conducted in Naugatuck and District, with Norman H. Wood, chairman and treasurer. A quota of $5,000 has been set as. .he objective of the campaign and .he sponsoring committee is cun- Tident of success. They have al- :-cady received $400. Letters of appeal have, been mailed to tho many friends of The Salvation Army, ' Quietly, unassumingly, The Salvation Army carries on. The Salvation Army .served throughout World War II without making a national appeal for war funds in the United States. It will conduct a country-wide financial campaign to provide $6,000,000.00 for national needs and expanded programs. The appeal will seek funds necessary tq help meet the "new problem* and more exacting responsibilities of peace," Borough Board Faced With Full Agenda Tomorrow A full agenda is reported to be facing the board of warden and burgesses when It meets tomorrow evening in the court room in the town hall at a session scheduled for 8 o'clock. Among matter* to be discussed is the age-old topic of appointments to the police and fire departments, proposed purchase of a pumper truck for the fire department, proposed Board of Finance bill and parking as it refers to Meadow street in conjunction with a bus route.) One and possibly two other resignations of supernumerary patrolmen are expected to be received by the board, and It Is rc- porte'd several new applications to "the police department will be pro-- senled. A great deal of routine business will confront the board, which has only two more scheduled meetings during the fiscal year. Funeral Tomorrow For Mrs. Rooney ' Mrs. MarpU'Ct (Hcarns) Roonoy, wi'fe of Patrick Rooney, 3 Winslow court, died yesterday morning at St. Mary's hospital, Waterbury, fol-, lowing an Illness of several days. Born in Naugatuck. rfhn was H. retired employe of the U. S. Rubber Co. Besides her hunband she is survived by two sisters, Mis* Julia Hcai-ng'and Miss Mamie Hcwns, both of Naugatuck, and a brother, John Hearns of Bridgeport. Funeral services will be held tomorrow morning: at 8:30 o'clock from the Buckmillcr Funeral. Home, 22 Park place, to St. -Francis' church, Whore a requiem HUa, will he celebrated at 9 o'clock. Burial will be in St. Jame* 1 cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral Home this afternoon .and evening from 2 to 10 o'clock. —Nuimlnck Funiltirt Co.. Booth Mmlm utriwt In fMturlMC ••»•> n««r ftem- nlm on mile, ChlM'i GheM »f *i»wm, maple flnbk, ft 4t«w*n, M tMhCf hlltk

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