The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa on September 26, 1894 · Page 6
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, September 26, 1894
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Republican, StttTON JLtfcOtf A,' IOWA S'rank ^liller, of Texas, got a taste, t»f high life in the, slums of, the White Chapel district at Des Moines ft few Slights ngoj. Anna Washington, otherwise; Mrs. .'.Shaffer, took him to her fropm, wherp, 'she managed to make away With. his.vwatch, which cost $05. Search failed to reveal the watch, and Miller had the woman arrested. JeSse Coffin Q led at his residence in. Union, in the SOtH year of his age. JDeceased Was born in Highland county^ Ohio, August 22. 1815. He was a mem- ' ber of the Friends church up to the date of his death. Mr. Coffin was a prominent dry goods merchant at Eichmond, Ind., for forty years, and held many responsible offices during that time. A man with a revolver attempted to hold up the proprietor of the Wagner grocery store, at the corner of Eighth and Laurel streets, at DRS Moines, as Mr. Wagner was counting his cash just prior to closing his store for the night. Mr. Wagner yelled and dropped "behind the counter when the robber demanded his money at the point of the revolver and the j'ell aroused the family overhead, who scared away the villain before he secured any valuables. J. II. Lenson gave himself up to the Des Moines officials a few days ago, and acknowledged that he was insane. "I have been in the asj'lums of Kansas and Colorado," he said. "I was convicted and sentenced for life. I am tired dodging the authorities, and now you take me and lock me up where I'll never get out." He was a tall, handsome looking man, with slightly gray hair. He seemed to have been quite intelligent at one time. He was a stranger. The mystery concerning the tragic death of N. G. Keuniston, whose body was found in the woods near Eldora recently, has been cleared. The body was identified by a .set of teeth by E. O. Newell, city clerk of Red Oak, where Kenniston owned §15,000 worth of real estate and other property. Letters in his trunk disclose the fact that by going security for ungrateful persons he found himself suddenly embarrassed. A demand on' him as security, which •was made September 4, to pay a note for $1,000 October 1, was what impelled him to take his life. Letters found in his trunk revealed a number of similar claims from note holders, all of which came upon him at once and crazed him. He purchased a knife and whetstone the day the demand for $1,000 came, and he remarked that he intended to kill himself. He was 03 years old. He left a will bequeathing all his property to his daughter, Jennie, who is appointed executrix. A terrific storm passed over Palo Alto county on the evening of the 21st, and many ruined houses and several deaths tell of its sad results. The Foley residence, half a mile south of Emmetsburg, was demolished, a daughter was killed and the father, mother and son frightfully wounded. Mrs. Poley's arms are both broken and she can hardly recover. Mrs. Alex Golden, living a few miles east of the city, is dead, and Mr. Golden is not expected to live. At the little town of Cylinder, six miles east of Emmetsbxirg, two or three houses were blown down and several persons injiired seriously. Several others are missing, and many are supposed to be killed or wounded. Geo. Morse and Oliver Cole were in a slaughter house when it was struck and narrowly escaped with their lives. Buildings on the fair grounds but a few rods away were demolished, In Great Oak township, five miles southeast, the storm was very severe. Many buildings are reported to have been blown down. Owing to the local confusion that prevails, it is impossible to obtain accurate and reliable reports, Dr, A. Polasky, Eye and Ear Surgeon; office 418 Walnut St., Des Moines. Shirts to order, Agt, calls twice each year. See him, W. Tilden, Des Moines, A wagon shop, the calaboose and a jnachinery warehouse at Waucoma burned. The flouring mills caught fire several times and were saved with difficulty. No better goods are made than the Des Moines Shoe Mfg. Co.'s Ladies, 1 Misses' and Children's shoes. Why send east? Ask your dealer for them. Des Moines residence, 7 rooms, large grounds, 3 blocks from electric cars, »eav Greenwood Park, to exchange for clear Iowa farm, Address, full particulars, owner, box 88, Des Moines, Iq-. The State Insurance Company of Des escaped the Iowa conflagrations he had been given thirty days 'for- assaulting a woman,. Jack briscoll, a notorious character, assault- Police Justice Cooney, of Dubuque, who "was miking out the mittimus, aticl beat him terribly. He then attacked a constable, who drew a revolver' and marched Driscoll to jail. H. R. Richardson, a prominent horseman of Churdan, was found hanging on a nail in his barn a few mornings and the result in that case diet for the insurance with small loss. The "State" is a staunch Iowa institution and deserving «f the liberal patronage it receives 'at the hands of Iowa people. Enjmet county is an unhealthy place liquor vendors. It being jmpossi i to secure the yequisite number of Signers to the petition, a fellow by the of Schultz was foolish enough to , a dive at Wallingford, six miles of Esthej-ville. Officers swooped, upon him and took possession ol , jgjjj kegs pf. beer an.d a quantity of Ken- refUeye. Schultz was lodged in his trial, Later Frank 1 corn Juice vendor, was will Jseep Scbultz Since. He Was in the act of coming down from the hay-mow, when he accidentally fell, and his nose came iii contact xvith a nail. The nail entered his nose Upward and lodged against a where the unfortunate man was obliged to remain until help Could r'each him. The wou'nd has been skillfully treated* and Mr. Richardson is recovering. There is a movement on foot to extend the corporation of the city of' Cedar Falls so as to include Cedar City, Oak Ridge and Normalville, and give these suburbs the privileges of city government, city taxes and city elections, and also benefit the city by making the population exceed 5,000 and thus increase the authority of the municipality. The vote that will decide the question will take place at the regular November election. As usual, there is considerable difference of opinion regarding the advisability of thus enlarging the corporation, and the outside is opposed to it for personal reasons. Tremendous excitement prevails in the little village of Hazelton, about four miles from Oelwein, on account of the poisoning of twenty-one small school children. At recess one of the scholars bought two or three pounds of mixed candy, part of which was colored green. This was given to the children as a treat, and shortly after noon it was noticed that the' children were affected. Some of the doctors think the candy poisoned the children, while others think it was caused by drinking water from a well that was not used for about nine months. The opinion of the attending physicians is that most of the children will recover. The suit of L. W. Names against the Union Insurance Company of Philadelphia for §1,000, the amount of a policy on a law library burned at Fort Dodge in 1S92, on trial at Clarion, resulted in a verdict for the plaintiff for the face of policy. It was a sensational suit. Another case against a different company was tried at Fort Dodge, the company setting up the claim that Names removed the contents of the house the night before the fire, was a vcr- company. Names got a change of venue in the last case, swearing he couldn't get a fair trial in his own city, and has won it. He has two more policies to sue on. Warden Jones, of the Ft. Madison penitentiary, has just received as a prisoner his old neighbor, Cashier A. W. Dickerson, of the Atlantic bank. It seems very hard to Warden Jones to be placed in charge of a man with whom he has done business for so many years on such terms of intimacy, and served with him on the school board. Mr. Dickerson is placed in charge of the library at the prison. Just s'vich a man as he was needed, it is said, one who would not carry notes back and forth among the prisoners, and who would not steal articles from the cells. Each prisoner has a slate in his cell, and when he has read a book he writes on his slate what he wants next, and the librarian brings it to him. The prisoners have from 0 to 9 p. m., to read in their cells. They can get new books twice a week. Not all the prisoners employ the evenings in reading, but work on some employment for themselves. One prisoner is engaged in making an inlaid table out of woods collected in the prison. He has twenty eight kinds of wood in it now and over 2,000 pieces. Mr. Charles A, Schaffter, editor of the Eagle Grove Gazette, died at his home in Eagle Grove at 5 o'clock on the afternoon of the 18th, Mr. Schaffter's sickness dates back about two years, when he had an attack of la grippe, This afterward developed into Bright's disease, which has been gradually working its inroads. Mr, Schaffter had done but little work on his par per during the summer, this work devolving mostly upon Mrs, Schaffter and their son, Eugene, On the 15th Mr, Schaffter went to his office feeling about as usual, and was writing a letter when he was stricken with brain paralysis. He was immediately taken home, where he remained in a state of unconsciousness. This was the imme<- diate cause of death, Mr, Schaffter was born in Montier, Grandvai, erland, June I, 1837, Came to ica at the age of 7, Began the print' ing trade at the age of 13, Had always followed this trade, HO came to Iowa from Illinois in 1883, and in April of that year founded the ISagle Grove Gazette, Mr, Schaffter has been high in the grand lodge of the Knights .of Pythias, and has been twice elected president of the Upper Pes Moines Editorial association, Mrs. Bennett took the stan,d in the Weise-Bennett murder trial at Mar-- shalltown a few days ago and passed, through the ordeal without anything damaging to her case being elicited. In the case of p, F- Witter vs J, Ifl FOrkney a»d W. W, Mooye, brought to test the validity of the Martin mulct law, Judge Spume?) of the Polk ty district" court, has rendered, ppinion holding th&t the law is wiU gp at announced that be made on the Accordingly fif- detectives were Desha Brecklnf idge son oi the.'congressman, insulted James Livingstone, an OwenS man, on the 21st. Livingstone smashed Breckinridge witb.,his fists and Desha drew a tlirk, which Livingstone grabbed, receiving a wound in the hand. Frien'dS rushed in and a big fight was threatened, but cooler heads controlled the'' situation and further bloodshed Was prevented. A. dispatch says a fetid is likely to result from ittci'de'nts of the campaign Which will rival the famous Kentucky vendettas, ' . At Galesburg, Ills., on the 2'oibh, Directly sent the 3-year-old pacing record down from 3:09 to 3:07%, and at the same time reduced ' his own record 3J^ seconds. . . Japanese advices say that ik .the naval battle at the Yalu river no Japanese vessels Were sttnk s but that the Chinese loss was three vessels sunk and, j one burned. The loss of life to the Chinese was very great. This appears to be the correct story. On C. W. Williams' new track at Galesburg, Ills., on the 19th Alix, who had twice tied Nancy Hanks" record of 3:04, lowered the world's trotting record to 3:03%. going the mile like a machine,' withoilt the use of the whip or a word from the driver. Advices from Shanghai state that while the Chinese squadron of fourteen vessels was attempting to unload 6,000 troops at the mouth of the Yalu river they were attacked by a fleet of nineteen Japanese vessels. The flag ship of the Chinese squadron and several other vessels were sunk and 1,500 men were loet, while the Chinese claim the Japanese loss was three vessels and 1,000 men. At the recent state convention of republicans at Saratoga, N. Y., ex- Vice-President Levi P. Morton was nominated for governor on the first ballot; Charles T. Saxton' was nominated for lieutenant governor, 'and Judge Haight was named for judge of the court of appeals. Officials of the Santa Fe road were recently informed that a party of bandits were planning to hold up a train on that road. The scheme was given up by a spy in the camp of the robbers, who kept the officials informed.. Finally he the attempt was to morning of the 18th. teen heavily armed placed in the baggage car of the train. When near Gorin, Mo., the train exploded a railway torpedo and the engineer at once stopped the train. Thereupon four masked men rushed forward, one of them stepping on the engine and commanding the engineer to hold up his hands. Without waiting for his command to be obeyed he shot the'engineer in the breast, inflicting- a probably fatal wound. A detective on the tender at once fired in the face of the robber and a lively exchange of shots followed. The robbers saw how matters stood, made for their horses and escaped. Bloodhounds were put on track and a few hours later two were captured, one being the man who was shot at the engine. He is perhaps fatally wounded. It is almost certain the remaining- robbers will be captured, as they are known. During a fire in a mattress factory in Washington a large number of em- ployes jumped from the windows in their efforts to escape. A large number were injured, some fatally. After the fire five bodies were taken from the ruins and several workmen were still unaccounted for. A telegram has been received announcing a general engagement between the Japanese and Chinese forces at Ping Yang, near the northern frontier of Corea, resulting in a decisive victory for the Japanese. The Chinese forces in the fort at Ping Yang numbered 30,000, and the Japs routed them completely, killing 3»300, wounding nrnny and taking the rest prisoners. The Japanese loss was 31 killed and 370 wounded, Owens has about 500 plurality over Breckenridge, who charges fraud and will contest the nomination. Advices from Kentucky indicate that Breckenridge has been defeated by Owens by a small plurality. Breckenridge has not yet given up hope and claims the official count will be necessary to decide the matter. A Memphis dispatch says: Thirteen men have been indicted by the grand jury for complicity in the recent lynching of six negroes near MUlingtou, Tenn, All are now confined in the jail. They were prominent men in theiv neighborhoods. > tfttt *&«*» ft $6* for Complftlftii. ST. PAUL; - Minn., Sept 52. state relief e'omtiiission spent day &t fitinckley and Pine City tigati&g the cotnp'i&ints mftde ty & hft of the sufferers that relief was Got beihg given as fast as needed. After ft full confer'enc'e between the commission and the peo* pie oi Hinckley, the • people expressed themselves aa satisfied with the work being clone. The Settle of rebuilding is tinder fray, and Hitikley citizetts efcpect soort id have ft better toWil than before the fire. The felief committee at Pine City last evening passed resolutions thank* ing the people throughout the country for thei? kindness and liberality. A heavy smoke ovef St. Paul and Minneapolis yestef day led to rumors bf fL-esh forest fires. None, however, had been reported up to the aftei^ uoon. : VyHtSKY TRUST CBtSlSi Belief at Peoria that OfftclalfJ Would Not Oppose ft Receivership. PEOIUA, ill., Sept. 23.—The belief is growing among those who know something of the inside workings of the whisky trust that a crisis is rapidly approaching and that some of its officers would not care much if it were thrown into the hands of a receiver. This belief is heightened by the presence here of the officers of the American Distributing company of New York, who have come to make an investigation of the safety of the rebate vouchers. They have been in consultation with Sam Woolmor, whose new distillery, the largest in the world, will be ready for operation next-month, and which alone can supply all the demand in the present condition of the trade. It is possible that a deal may be made with him and the trust left out. * ' DIME Bf A MOBIL POISON IN THE WHISKY. Fnrmor Charged with Causing the Death • of a Negro. NASHVILLE, Sept. 2 2—William Dur- 'ham, a prominent planter of Montgomery county, is in jail at Clarks- yille under peculiar circumstances. Yesterday he gave one of his negro hands, Sam Price, a drink of whisky. Price died within an hour, alleging that he had been poisoned. Durham denies that he gave the negro poison, and says that he drank from the same bottle at the same time. There are two incidents bearing on the case: A settlement between the two for a year's work was nearly due; Price and his wife have lived unhappily and were about to separate. An investigation will be made. New Head for Adams Express. • NEW YOEK, Sept. 22.—The board of directors of the Adams Express company yesterday accepted the resignation of President Sanford and elected L. C. Weir of Cincinnati in his place. Mr. Sanford remains a director of the company. Fatally Shot lu a Quarrel. VAi.Licr VIEW, Ivy., Sept. 22.—Last night about 10 o'clock Jesse Howard and Robert Jones became involved in a fight across the river from here and Howard shot Jones with a shotgun, killing him instantly. Howard was arrested. •• • Japanese March on AViju. YOKOHAMA, Sept. 22.—-The particulars received here in regard to the battle of Ping Yang show that the ^Chinese loss is only about eleven officers and 200 soldiers killed. The Japanese army is marching on to Wiju, which it is expected, will be reached by the end of September. 16 Per Cent on Investments. I can recommend the .Iowa Deposit and Loan Company of Des Moines, I was on the examining board and I must say I never saw such order and system as there is in their business. We only recommended the closing of one loan, Their loans (nearly 1,000 in number) are first-class and are making the stockr holders 16 per cent. I have 61 shares and my partner, Mi-, Stalker, has 40 shares It is a good investment. You lean pay in on yo\ir stock by littles and the money is loaned as fast as it is paid in. In fact, the loans are applied for much faster than the money comes in, /A. C, 'CHAKtTON, Banker, Richland, la. 8 per cent paid on deposits left with the company one year. '< r a •* ; Sculling on the TJiamcs. CONDON, Sept. 23. t-Tbo sculling match on the Thames foj< tho chaav pionship of Epgl'and and £100 a side between JSmmett of Wadswpi'th and Campbell of J>fewcastle<pn. ; Ty8e was by the forme^ by two lengths. 000.1-5.9 was from Putney tp lake. ARTICLES. Wheat-9 Sept. Deo,. May. Corn—9 Sept. Oct.. May , Oats— 1 ? Sept., Oot,, May, Fork- Sept, Ocu,, Dot,, .£»»•• 9 High. JJow, Bept.KO, .65% .60^ . .54 .85^ •MM" ,53 MX .53^ CLOSING, , Sept 19, . ,,60 ,55 IN St6B injured &t St. «fbifep1t—tteft*? Kftfn fetor*! ftt toe* Moljtes, Ibtfra—train Uiown the track. S*. JOSEPH, Mo., Sept 29 —A wind storm, preceded by a heaVy raifi last evefciflg, caused considerable da Teiephofie and electric* light pol wires were blown dowa. Johi Kibbon was driving a teanl oh Sixth Street when one Of the came in contact with a live el Wire and was killed, Mettibbdn badly injured. Several small build* itigs Were blowh down. John Hooper", a farmer, was struck on the head by a heavy sign blown from its beatings and will die* from the Sept, 22. "*A broken switch, threw the engine and two cars of the New York and Boston express oft the Lake Shore & Michigan Southern railroad from the track about 9:30 o'clock last evening. The engine ran into a sxvitch tower, and the towerman, Natchel Bowrin, a colored man, was badly bruised in the fall of the tower. The passengers on the train, beyond a severe shaking up, Were uninjured. Four Burned With Chemicals. DETROIT, Mich., Sept 22—In a savage little fire caused by an explosion in the laboratory of Parke, Davis & Co. four men were badly burned, one of them fatally. The damage to property was slight. Small Damage at Dos Moines. DES MOIXES, Iowa, Sept. 22.—The heaviest rainstorm of the season fell hero last evening accompanied with hail. Considerable damage was done to windows by haiL • LOW RECORD IN WHEAT. December Option, Under Hammering by , Bears, Drops to 58 3-4. NEW YORK, Sept. 22.—The feature of the wheat market yesterday was the breaking of the December option to a new low record—58jj£ cents. The previous lowest price for this month was 592fj cents, made late in July, and it was believed then that .this figure would not be broken, at least this year. Local traders were nearly all bears. When corn was booming at the rate of 5 to 7 cents a day some time ago on crop scares wheat followed along leisurely with advances of 1 or possibly 2 cents, but now that corn is going down wheat is a close second, and, while corn is a good way from the bottom, wheat has broken through. The market is being manipulated by speculators , . tif>0n tn6 p*&rtdf~ GffeSk Brigands is bofted from tftffii* near Iff* Tw frontier frfld thfc head of" thg Glalf Bf Volb. *hs proeiifeti* dti foi, a and two secretaries wefS returning itt a carriage acdomfsaaied b# two geftd* affties from tillages wher-e they itad been collecting ififorhiatiott in regard to brigandage. The entii-e party" w&& captured by tha brigaflds, who carried bffi the procufetti* itid tli6» judge, takitil them to IhS "S stfOfighold dn MoUiifc OthrySa ihe brisbnefs were allowed to d I'd tliaigfrieiids that th<$ P%y:> pursuit be 'ansom was paidi Ade» soldiers Was Sent to , and in the fight which followed the bfigan'ds werd ex* terminated, but the procureur du roi was killed and the judge mortally wOunded. . • •'•' Amalgamation May 'lie Kffcctcd. iNtotAlTAPoLls, Ind., Sept. 27.— The convention of International Careen* ters yesterday received a telegram of greeting from the firemen's convention at HarrSsburg, signed by Grand Master Sargent The telegram was replied to. Application for charters from the House Framers* union, New York city; Cabinetmakers' uriiou, New York city, Brooklyn, Chicago and other cities, were received. This is believed to be the first step toward seeking the complete amalgamation of all Woodworkers. ' Some political matters Will receive attention at today's session. The convention will probably adjourn to-morrow. : ", Havemeyer Is to Be In dieted. WASHINGTON, Sept. 22.—The grand jury has signified to the district attorney that it will have no further communication to make until next Monday,' when it is expected that report will ba made of findings of indictments against Messrs. .Havemeyer and Searles of the sugar trust for refusal to answer questions put by the senate investigating committee. Lcapholo In the Tariff Bill. WASHINGTON, Sept 22.— Examination of the tariff law at the treasury department discloses the fact that it contains no provision for a duty upon imported fruits preserved in brandy or other spirits. It is probable the department will decide to assess a duty on the spirits and the fruits subsequently according to the rate provided for each in the tariff act. Strike Is On In Boston. •BOSTON, Mass., Sept. 23.—Four thousand garment makers stopped work yesterday morning. This action is tho. result of the refusal of a number of contractors to concede to the demands of the union for the abolishment of the "lumping" and "sweating" systems and the intro-. duction of the weekly wage system. Many of the contractors have a large amount of work half finished and- heavy orders ahead, and a number have already made application to sign the new agreement. Policeman Kills a Practical Joker. RICHMOND, Va., Sept. l!2.—Chief of Police Walling of Dorchester, Va., yesterday shot and killed an Italian under peculiar circumstances. The Italian had Walling's brother, carrying him across the street by force, the officer thought for the purpose of robbery. The policeman shot, killed the Italian and wounding his own brother. It appears the Italian was simply playing a joke which Wall* ing's brother understood. Ovcrflcld Held for Trial. MEDILI,, Mo., Sept 23 .j Overfl.eld, would-be train 'rj Judj] he w! tent explanatiJ to the bail making it $3,OC in court. Dr. Stone sal ered, an extreme improbabf would be at least one month before hef* could be arraigned. Attempt to Assault a Child, DELAWARE, Ohio, Sept. 22.—George Taylor, a blacksmith of Chicago, enticed a 7-year-old daughter of R. F. Warren into a vacant residence here and attempted to assault her. The child's screams frightened the man and he ; was • obliged to flee to the woods. He was arrested later. Pub* lie indignation is at fever heat. Results of American Strikes. WASHINGTON, Sept. 22,—The department of labor has about completed its investigation of strikes and lockouts that have occurred since 1867, upon which it has been engaged for many months past The report will not, however, be published before spring. The next subject to be investigated by the department is the influence of uaachinery on labor. JSoarct of Trade. CHICAGO, Sept. £0.—The following table shoves the range of quotations on the Chicago board of trade to-day: May Be Settled Peacefully, MASSJWJN, Ohio, Sept. i2.— For the first time in seven months there are indications the Massillon . miners' ptrike -may be settled without the inv- poVtation'of colored labor and possibly the spilling of blppd, Joseph Bishop, secretary of the state board pf arbitration is working to that end, 5104 he may be succ?esefuJ. 53^ feOBflQB. fleeter^' i?es in the mill wprls 1 yesterday at Ifcs At ft JPftsi megftng 9$ it wa~3de8idja4'j;4 jty el the attorneys, ene fop tbs fleieip present^ tp the tjv m* >viij., t9'HJ,arf» w ,i Sept, §1^4 &R cj &QWn.S ( pn is 'circle^ »ff wed, Blue In QP«» Kol>eJUpn, WTOPT4, JfrWi Sepfc 8 L —Chief tbe Jeadev of thj Ch>9kftsa,w IJegrp, Indians, is jft open •Jhe insurrectionists have pone H, marauding tour .aftd. #re Indian citizens- , German Uaptist Conferenpe a t Peorja, PEQRIA, III,, Sept, 2g,-,Th e Qerm & n JJaptist conference of the Central fli§* trjot, opwppising the states' pf-Qhip, Indiana, Kentupky, I^iupi? » convened here yesterday a gix 4§ys ! segsjpn, ; Three were held showing » total Jwev^age Jo . War Likely In Madagascar, MAKSEILLES, Sept 32,—A mail steamer has arrived here bringing advices from Madagascar which shows the Hovas expect a war with France and are actively arming and constructing fortifications. The natives are being urged to resist the French to the death. Opo Killed »nd Four Wounded, PINE Blurs', Ark., Sept, 83,— The boiler of a sawmill near Sulphur Springs exploded vesterdayi killing' an employe named Ward and wound* ing four others. The rolU was 1 destroyed, the loss being $10, 000 t9 the pwner, Frank Carver, in Australia. , Sept, ^?,"-Ret\irns ol the eleqti°8' f Pr members of the Yip. topi^n. 'q.sjemWy sliQW that twenty gigbS pHBJ,8tei1,»Ust§, 8? ty-tour repre. ,,tiye§ of th,e oppof itjqt} a tedejpffldents. have, begra; -& R Qj»pr a tpr CHUNK, Pa,, Sept, 8 ?, a wiUioB«lye «p'al president of Hie

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