The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa on March 25, 1891 · Page 4
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, March 25, 1891
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4MVAL and DEPARTURE of TMIHS, CHICAGO, MILWAUKEE AND si. PAUL, , OOIWO VTK8T. No, 1 passenger 6 -.02 a m No. 8 passenger 4:37 pni No. I) freight 7 :ir> n, m No. 13 way freight 11:46 a in No. 5 freight 8:17 p m QOlflO EAST. No. 2 passenger 10:29 a m No. t passenger 0:30p»i No, 10 way freight 12 :15 a m No. 14 freight » 2:30 p m No. 8 freight lO:B5pm Chicago & Northwestern K'y. GOING NOBl'H AND WEST. Freight accommodation o :C5 a m Chicago Mall and Express 4 :05 p m GOtNO SOUTH AN1> MAST. Freight accommodation 7 :35 p m Chicago Mail and Express 12 :'_'0 p in Chicago passenger readies Des Molnes at 7 p. in.. Chicago i; :50 a. m., and Kansas City 9 :30 a, m. 'I'lclcets for sale to all points in the •Jnited States and Canada. PROFESSIONAL & BUSINESS DIRECTORY, R. .T. DANSON. W. 0. DAN8ON. DANSON BROS., A TTOHNEYS AT LAW, Algona, Iowa. Office Over Coinstook's. GEO. E. CLARKE, A TTORNEY. Office over the inrst National Bunk, Algona. Iowa. B. F. REED, A TTOHNEY- A.T-LAW, Algona, Iowa. Of- flce in the Ualbraitli block, JAS. BARR, M. D., P HYSICIAN anil SURGEON. AUiONA, IOWA. L. K. GARFIELD, M. D., P HYSICIAN and SUKUEON. Ofllco next door to Ford's Warehouse, Algona, Iowa. W. E. II. MO11SK. .f. M. PRIDE. MORSE & PRIDE. ALGONA, IOWA. G. T. WEST, M. D., P BY8ICIAN av.d SUHUKON, Algona, Iowa, Office in tliu Republican building. DR. L A. SHEETZ, Druggist & Stationer. Proscriptions filled. Deals lu paints, oils, books, perfumeries, etc. Corner of State and Thorington streets Aleona. Iowa. E. B. Bayers, D. V, M., Veterinary Physician ® Surgeon west of the Thorington House, Algona.Iowa. HOSPITAL Accommodations. T. M. OSTRANDER, Veterinary + Surgeon Bancroft, Iowa. Has his barn ready for the sick and lame horses, so bring- them along. Charges reasonable. EST'.A.I'IE For Information in reu'.-ird to lauds in Northwestern Iowa, write to the Real Estate and Abstract Office of GEO. C. CALL, ALGONA. — IOWA. A. D. CLARKE & CO. ABSTRACTS. Charles Rooswall, PAINTER. Orders by postal card promptly attended to. llesidence south of Sponberg's tailor shop. Algona Iowa. F. E. FOSTER, IR B E IEB! Opposite Court House, Algoua, Iowa. <!ir Work first class in every particular. Kossutli County Bank, ALGONA, IOWA. Capital, - $50,000, Incorporated under general laws of Iowa. Deposits received, money loaned, foreign and domestic exchange bought and sold. Collections made promptly and :i general banking business transacted. I'ussage tickets to or from the old countries sold at lowest rates. W. H. INCHAM. President. J. )!. JUNKS. Vice President. LEWIS H. SMITH, Cashier, Direcllors-W. H.Inglmm, Jno. G. Smith, .1. B. Jones, T. Chrischilles, Lewis H. Smith, J. W. AVadsworth, liarnet Devlue. ANDREW SEASTREAM, Carpenter -^ Builder Work done by contract or l>y day. See him before letting your work. Shop on east State street, opposite McNali'.s blacksmith *hop, Algona, Iowa. '25-3'J TO BE SURE ! WE HAVE ON HAND Per KIO Warranty Deed blanks $1 IK QuitOlaim Deed blanks i <«, Lease blanks l 01 Beal Estate Mortgage blanks i 01 Chattel Mortgage blanks ooc©i 01 Satisfaction of Mortgage blanks i oo Original Notice blanks ooc & 1 01 Teacher's Contract blanks 1 no Teacher's Keport blanks j o< Teacher's Term Ueport Cards i IK Laud Contract blanks 1 oc, Contract for Building School House blanks 1 0( Notice of Trial blanks no Probate of Will blanks w Tax Bale Notice blanks 50 Petition blanks 1 oo A 1'ew District Township blanks 25?i>5i Orders on District Treasurer, in books, each 75 Oath blanks for Sub-Director 51 Blank Keceipt liooks. each if Notes (bound in books) eacli 5i Other forms made to order. We also do ul kindii pi job pi-luting. Address, THE UEPUBLICAN, Algoua, Iowa. ALGONA IOWA, March 26,1891. LOCAL NEWS AND NOTES, La grippe still lingers. Try the HUPUHLICAN for fine job printing. A. C. Cady, of Burt, was in town yesterday. Grandma Ileckart is much improved his week. Mrs. D. S. Ford is visiting friends in Charles City. Jule Frank now rides a bicycle with the rest of the boys. Forest Stough left for Minneapolis Sunday night. lie will return Satur- lay. Hardy Buell. of Burt, was in town over Sunday visiting his parents and 'riends. V. II. Stough came down from Min- leapolis last Thursday, returning Sun- lay evening. Chris Bell, of Garfield township, has nirchased the Grand Central hotel at Whittemore. The American people like to be humbugged and the Sagwa doctor likes to iHtnbug them. John Goeders advertises a special sale of boots and shoes this week. See lis ad elsewhere. There will be service with address at the Episcopal Church on Friday afternoon at 3 O'clock. The original Bud Means of the IIoos- er School Master at the Court House hall next Monday night. Miss Cora Henderson leaves this week for Elmore, where she is to en- age in the millinery business. Jas. Taylor advertises his foot wear this week. Now is the time when more or less of the article is needed. J. F. Grove, of Cedar Rapids, Nebraska, a brother of M. Z. and John Grove, is in Algona on business. We are unable to publish a poem this week from the pen of Grandpa Bacon, of Wesley, owing to lack of space. The Normal school gymnastic class ill give an entertainment at Normal [Tall this evening. All are invited. lleserved seats for Chaplain Loxiers ntertainment next Monday night now on sale at the Post Office Book Store. "The fool and his money are soon parted" and no one is the better off "or the transaction but the Sagwa doctor. It is reported that speaker Heed, the C/.ar of the 51st Congress is an enthusiastic bicyclist and rides a 5(> inch ordinary. P. II. Donlon, of Emmetsbnrg, coun- y superintendent of Palo Alto county, attended the Farmers' Institute, last week. Some one told us that there were no ess than twelve safety bicycles on the road to Algona some place between lere and Chicago. Rev. II. G. Smeade, the evangelist, will be here about April 1st and commence a series of meetings at the Congregational church. The M. E. Sunday School will give an entertainment next Sunday evening March29th entitled "The llisen Christ." All will he welcome. The Spectator will be found among the periodicals in the Reading Room. This isthe gift of Mrs.L. F. Robinson of Des Moines for 1891. On Easter Sunday Morning Rev. Bowon will preach on "The power of the Resurrection. In the evening on, 'The walk to "Emmaus." Ward Ferguson of Oxford Junction an old time friend of the REPUBLICAN was in Algona Monday and Tuesday on his way to Bancroft. A two year old boy of Tom Albright fell down cellar Eriday breaking his leg. Dr. Morse reduced the fracture and the littlefellow is doing well. Mr. Davenport, the landlord at the Thorington, assumed the colored gentleman's fine last Saturday and started him to work again in the laundry. Miss Reeve, who has been with a wholesale house in Des Moines the past two weeks, returned to Algoua Friday with a new stock of millinery goods. Elmer Slagle left yesterday for Sanborn where he will relieve one of the mail clerks who is sick, on the run from Sanborn to Chamberlain, Dakota. The marriage of Mr. AlfredD Payne, of Portland township and Miss Florence Spear, of this city occurs to day. the RKPUKLKJAN extends congratulations. Marriage licenses have been issuet! to the following people, Asel N Letson and Edith Alvord, V. J. Schichtl and Nina M Robinson, A. D. Paine am Florence Spear. S. S. Sessions went down to Des Moines Monday to make some arrangements with reference to the depart inent of "booths and privileges" foi the state fair next fall. The card of Andrew Seastream, car penter and builder, will be found in oui advertising columns this week. An drew is just finishing up his shop 01 east State street, and it will be a mode of its kind. He is a careful workman A dray load of Sagwa came up from Jie train Monday Morning and is now being retailed to the suffering public at $1.00 per bottle. "Tama Jims" remarks on the census •eports of the mortgage indebtedness of Iowa will be good reading for the calamity Democrat. The regular meeting of James C. Taylor Relief Corps No. 208, will be leld at the G. A. 11. hall Thursday vening March 2Gth, at 7:80 o'clock. The Baptist Sewing Society will meet at the residence of Dr. and Mrs. Pride on Thursday afternoon, llecep- lon from five to eight to which all are iordially invited. Algona people will appreciate Fabio Bomani. The performance is worthy of a good house and it is to be hoped ,hat Mr. Benedict's friends will turn out in good force Friday night. We publish as full a report as possible of the Fanners, Institute held in Algona last Wednesday and Thursday. ~ will be of interest to all of our farmer readers who did not attend. Dr. and Mrs. J. W. Smith of Charles ity, spent last Friday in Algona the guests of Mr. and Mrs. D. S. Ford, and vhile here in company with Mr. and Mrs. Ford, .visited our city schools. Webster City lodge I. O. O. F. will celebrate on Monday, April 27th, the 2nd anniversary of the founding of Odd Fellowship in America. All mem- )ers of the order who can attend will )e welcomed. D. D. Townsend and wife are enjoy- ng a visit from C. E. Townsend and wife of Tama county. Mr. Townsend s a leading stock man of that section, specially interested in the Reel Polled jreed of cattle. Qhaunte (Kan.) Times: (Befei^ng to in entainment by Chaplain Loxier. 'We never knew an audience to laugh so easily, so long, or so loud. No man, woman or child left that audience not paid ten fold for time and money ipent." Special attention is called this week ;o the advertisement of the Grange store. The goods spoken of are the jest of their kind and as for prices the Grange Store takes second place for lone. Go and see their line of samples, etc. Superintendent of census, Sorter, has just issued a bulletin giving the cnsus of the United States by coun- ,ies. The "official" population oi'Kos- sutli county is 13,120. The Upper Des Moines is now at liberty to distribute ts medals. Algona people have not forgotten ibout the nigger show that afflicted s town recently. Over at Pocahon- the people were so infatuated with Jie show that they prevailed upon the larkies to play a second night. And so our tastes differ. The Longfellow program announced in the RELMJHLICAN last week, has been postponed until some time early n Aprjl on account of the Court House lall being engaged for every evening icxt week. They are making every ^reparation for an interesting program. A meeting of the city fathers was leld Monday evening for the purpose >f talking over several matters among them the well matter. Sheriff Stephns has agreed to appear before the ouncil next Saturday evening and make a statement of what he is willing ;o do. Our teachers' department contains an article this week from J. E. Paul ivhich contains fully as much fact as iiction. When the time and expense necessary to be invested to tit a person for the profession is taken into consideration the average country school teacher is very poorly paid. The Squabbles company which plav- i'd the Court House hall last Saturday night is very good as such companies go. The only really interesting thing about the company or the performance was Miss Wade's versatility. Her acting in each different change in make up and situation was very creditable. Mr. Samuel McNutt, of Muscatine, has been engaged in a little correspondence lately with Mr. Soverign, Gov. Boies' private multiplication table. The Courier published a long letter last week addressed by Soverign to McNutt. An extract from Mr. McNutt's reply will be found on the first page of this issue. The Reading Room Association are arranging another Medal Contest to be held in the near future. Any one willing to take part in this contest is requested to meet the committee, Miss Eva Whitney and Miss Edith Clarke at Miss Whitney's room in the Public School building Thursday of this week at 5 P. M. As a patriotic singer Chaplain Lozier has very few equals in this country. He sings mostly songs of his OWH composition, and some of them are quite famous. Among his best known songs are the "Old Union Wagon," "My Father's Flag and Mine," "The Veteran's Last Song" etc. Everyone will wautto hear the Chaplain. Admission 25 cents reserved seats 35 cents, for the benefit of Charles Gray Camp No. 83 Sons of Veterans. Dr. and Mrs. Shore arrived in Algona last Saturday looking very well. Their liome voyage across the Atlantic was rather a rough one and the doctor suffered a great deal with sea-sickness, They will visit in Algona for a few days, when the doctor will leave in search of a location. The W. C. T. U. will meet in the reading room Friday after-noon at three o'clock. A literary program is given every meeting and they are both interesting and instructive. A general invitation is given to all. Why not come out and enjoy them as well as encourage the ladies in their praiseworthy efforts. M. W. Stover, of Whittemore, was in town yesterday and called on the REPUBLICAN. He is the owner of a very fine Clydesdale stallion, Marshall Chief, and the horse is booked for service during the following season. Mr. Stover is one of the later comers to Kossuth, coming from near Marengo, in the central part of the state. Prof. C. B. Paul and Miss Louise Yager, of Whittemore, -were married this forenoon. Both parties are well and favorably known to a large circle of friends who wish them much joy. Mr. Paul is at present principal of the Whittemore schools. A part of the two weeks vacation will be spent by the young couple in Algona. A letter from G. C. Thomas, the horse trainer, of Vinton, states that he will be here the last of this week or the first of next and ready for business. All who have horses or colts to train will take notice. Mr. Thomas will remain in Algona all summer. He is the owner of "Chintz Bug" and will probably bring the celebrated little mare with him. The Ladies of the Homo Missionary Society will hold a basket social in the M. E. Church on Thursday evening of this week. A nice program has been arranged which will commence at half past seven. Every one is invited and the ladies both old and young are requested to bring baskets with lunch for two. Come and have a good social time and help the ladies in their good work. Harvey and Hinchon got pretty boisterous at the Indian show Monday night and in the midst of their whooping it up, the Sagwa doctor informed them that when they got through he would go on. As long as both the Courier and Upper Des Moines were willing to advertise the Sagwa humbug, the proprietors of those papers should be more respectfully quiet during the Sagwa performances. One of the Nebraska sufferers by the name of Gibbs, from Broken Bow, with his family consisting of a wife and three children stopped in Algona over Sunday. They were trying to get back to their home in Winona county, Minnesota, and were driving across the country with a team. The family was in a very destitute condition. Collections were taken up Sunday morning for tlieir benefit in the various churches amounting in all to about $20. Kansas City Daily Journal: Fought and Conquered.—','The 'Fighting Chaplain," known in private life as Rev. John Hogarth Lozier, gave his celebrated entertainment of song, recitation and address, atDunning's opera house last evening, and a large audience assembled to hear this able man, who is said to be as an orator second only to the word-famous John B. Gough. In comedy or pathos the reverend gentleman alike moves his appreciative hearers, and everyone present was delighted with the entertainment they received." The Kickapoo Indians are going it full blast at the coua't house hall. Monday night the hall was crowded and standing room at t5te rear of the house was unavailable. It is a disgustingly nteresting study in human nature to see how people are bent on being taken in, and swindled out of their money The patent medicine swindle is perhaps the most successful scheme of fleecing the afflicted public known. The Kickapoo fakir will take thousands of dollars away from Algona when he goes, and our back alleys will be full of empty Sagwa battles. "Thus runs the world away." During the early part of April the pupils of the high school will compete for three prizes to be given to the best three declaimers. The first prize will be the honor of representing the high school at the State Oratorical Contest to be held at Monticello, April 24th. This contest will be participated in by fifteen different high s chools pf the state. One delegate from each ; school will compete for one of three gold medals—the selections being classed undei three different heads, and a gold medal being offered the winner in each class The second and third prizes in the local contest will consist of books. The complete program with date, place of holding, etc. will be publised next week. An admission fee of twenty five cents will be charged for the pur pose of defraying the expenses of thi delegate to the state contest and foi the prizes offered. And now there is to be another one of us. John Ford, of Wesley, ha launched bis craft upojj tiie pond o ournalism and set his sails for the ace for the county printing. The name of our new contemporary is to be he Kossuth County Reporter and it is obe a Republican paper. The first ssue will appear Friday April 10th* May its Republicanism be none of the wishy washy straddlebug kind; there are enough of those already. In other ftrords may it be what it starts out to )e, a Republican paper. We had bought that there was already an over- lus of news-papers in Kossuth county, nt Mr. Ford can comfort himself with he reflection that "there is always oom at the top." He won't have to nimp himself very hard to soon outdistance some of his Kossuth contem- ioraries in the race to get out a good ocal paper. It is seldom that the KKPUBMCAN eels called upon to denounce any man r any man's business as a humbug, int when we encounter what we con- ider to be a humbug of the glaring cind we feel like talking out in meet- ng. Our estimate of the Kickapoo ndian people is not based upon any irevious experience of our own, never laving made a test personally f the "Sagwa" or "worm killer." Ve reason from general principles and i general size up of the company that s holding its nightly powwows at the ourt house hall and taking the hard- arned money of our citizens in ex- hange for "Sagwa." Only this morn- ng the REPUBLICAN received a letter rom Estherville, where the Kickapoo ompany spent two weeks just previ- us to marching on Algona. Anyone nterested in reading a flattering testimonial of the worth of the medicines hould call at the REPUBLICAN oflice ind see the letter. Among other hings it stated that the company had pent nearly three weeks in Estherville md sold a great deal of medicine, but nquiry failed to show a single case vhere anyone had«been benefitted. It tated further that the Sagwa doctor hile there had taken a severe cold and uste'ad of using his cure-all cough medicine, he went to the drug store of . J. Klopp and bought a bottle of ough syrup. The letter further states hat the company left the name in Es- herville of being a rough, unprinci- led set, and advises all men in Algoa having daughters or sisters to be on heir guard. We cannot vouch for the eliability of these statements coming rom Estherville. We give them to the Kiblic as we received them. There is a very frisky "coon" over at he Thorington House. The name of be colored genteleman is Henry Wiliams and he resided until quite re- sently in Des Moines, when he was .endered a position as soap-suds man- pulator in the Thorington House luun- Iry. lie has been very peaceable and veil disposed most of the time since coming to Algona but it seems that iis wild free spirit can't stand the ill'ects of civilization. He put one 'oung man to flight with a razor about i week ago and Friday night he made .hings lively in the Thorington House jillliarU parlor. It seems that Henry Wisher and Austin Webster were en- aged in playing pool when the gentleman from the sources of the Nile an- lounced a desire of taking a hand in ;he game. This didn't suit the parties who were playing and an altercation arose, when the negro—no one who was there can tell just how it happen- ed-rpieked up young Fisher bodily and threw him over the pool table and after looring Webster with a pool ball proceeded to choke off Mr. Ws' wind. By very good fortune .Marshal Daley lappened to be present and interefered in behalf oi the law. The negro hung on to Websters throat and Marshall Daley found it necessary to choke him until he was almost white in the face before he would let up. In addition to nearly choking Webster to death he ?ot the young man's thumb- in his mouth and badly lacerated it. Mr. Williams was brought up bef one Justice Taylor Saturday and was vei/y fortunate in getting oil: with a fine of $10.00 and costs amounting in all to $17.50 after the excitement had subsided a search was made for young Fisher and he was found under one of the billiard tables. Fahio Itoimini. Aideu Benedict and his excellent company of players will appear at Court House hall Friday evening March 27th, in his latest New York success "Fabio Romani," with Mr. Walter Lawrence and Miss Frances Field in the titled roles. This production is a dramatization of Marie Correli's great novel "The Vendetta," and like the novel has many thrilling and interesting scenes. Aiden Benedict is well .known here and his many friend should compliment him by giving his superb company a royal welcome. Purifies the blood, increases the circu lalion,expels poisonous humors andbuilds up the system. What more do you want a medicine to perform? DeWitt's Sarsa parilla is reliable. Sold by Bheetz. Wanted Junt Now Potatoes, Butter and Eggs at the Casii Store. 19 Ibs. Granulated Sugar after April 1st for $1.00. TOWNSEND & LANGDON. A beautiful skin, bright eyes, sweet breath good appetite, vigorous body, pure bloor and good health result from the use of D< Witt's tiareaparille. Sold by Dr. Sbeetz THE FARMERS' INSTITUTE. 1'he Farmers institute was held last Wednesday and Thursday and was well attended by the farmers, the bad condition of the roads and the conse- [uent difficulty in reaching town being luly taken into consideration. It \vaa decided to hold the next meeting of ,he institute in January 1892, at the ime of the regular annual meeting of he Kossuth County Agricultural Soci- ity. This was a very wise move, as it will insure a good attendance at the meeting of thesociety, and a large representation of the farmers of the county at the institute. Lack of space has prevented us from giving an abstract of each paper read before the institute xnd we have only given a synopsis of papers, both upon the general sub- ect of dairying, as that subject is of more particular interest to the armers of the county just at present. A veryinteresting paper uponthesub- ect of "Poultry" was read Wednesday afternoon. The paper was written by Id Donovan, but as he was unable to be present Wednesday afternoon his wiper was readbyEdBlackford. There s money for the farmer in poultry if 16 is disposed to give the chicken house ts share of attention. Wm. Cleary followed witli a paper on bee culture. Mr. Cleary is a successful apiarist and his paper spoke of lonsiderable experience in the line of he subject treated. A general discussion of the subject the steer and how to feed him" led by G. S. Wright, of West Bend, and R. J. Hunt, of Algona, occupied the remainder of the afternoon. The Thursday morning session of the nstitute was called to order at 10 a. m. ind as several parties who were on the program for the morning were not present, the subject of "potato culture" vas selected for an informal discussion. I. B. Butler, D. D. Dodge, G. S. iVright, J. 33. Jones, C. B. Hutching and several others participated in the liscussion. Mr. Hutchins estimated that he could raise a crop of potatoes ind place them in the cellar at a cost if 10 cents per bushel. Mr. Ilutchins then followed with an sxcellent paper on "grass ci vhich was the only regular pap luring the morning session. T ititute then adjourned until 1:80 During the afternoon papers were on the following subjects: "Farm ihinery," J. R. Jones; "Hog Raisi J. B. Jones; "Corn Raising," C. ihubb; "County Fair," Harvey lam; "Cheese Making," G. S. Wright; Can Iowa Farmers raise Roadsters Profitably?" J. W. Wadsworth. During; the afternoon Mr. S. II. Petibone made in informal talk, illustrated by object essons in the form of several bales of hay. Two papers were read on the general subject of dairying, one by J.' R. Dutton, of Cresco township, representing ihe private dairy and advocating it as the best, and the other by Ernest Balon, of Burt, who made strong claims 'or the co-operative creamery system low being inaugurated in almost every neighborhood in Kossuth. The papers were listened to with close attention ind the discussion elicited was the- most animated of the afternoon. Mr. Dntton said lie had noticed by ;he RiiTiniLicAN that he had been bill- jd to speak at the institute-. He knew of no better way of expressing himself than by telling his experience. He began dairying 45 years ago in western New York and had worked at the dairying business every year since. He- moved to McIIenry county, Illinois, 34 years ago and began for himself. He gave an account of the innovations in dairy appliances, referred to the mistake of skim milk cheese, and also to. the oleomargarine sham. He said that what hurts the market for butter and cheese Irmrts the farmers as a class,andi added that if he had it to say he would make it a states prison offense to adulterate either butter or cheese. Mr. Dutton urged the necessity of warm, stables, pure water- and a variety of food. Referring to tame grasses he said he- believed it would pay every farmer in the county to seed every acre of land he sows this spring to clover, if he plows it up next furnishes, fall feed, keeps the weeNj^lowia and enriches the soil. The dan^Jarmer should provide an assortment oftood— corn in shock, ensilage, mangel wort- zels, carrots, pumpkins and squashes. These make good food for the cow in their season and save hay and grain f or winter use. The best grain food for winter is corn meal and bran or oats and corn ground. The feed should be handy in the stables so the cows will not be neglected in stormy weather, when they need most care. Cows should be kept by themselves and handled quietly. Keep the heifer calves from your best cows to take the place of thos^ you wish to turn off. He said he considered dairy butter made on the farm the best and that it would keep in good eating condition longer than any other. He recommended winter dairying and generous feeding. Cows should go dry from the middle of July to the middle of September, the season wheu flies are the worst and pastures the shortest. In answer to a question, Mr. Duttou said he contracted liis butter to private parties or sold to the stores aad he us- « \, .;••*•'

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