The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 1, 1943 · Page 5
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, July 1, 1943
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The Algona Upper IX* MotHe^ Al^na, Iowa, Jrtfy 1, *t- at TWOIRV1NGTON BOYS, IN ARMY, MEET OUT WET Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Woods have received letters f torn their two sons, Cohdol and Robert, stating they had met in Los Angeles on Jufie 5. fioth b6ys fire In the ser* vice find this is the first time in a year and a half that, they had seen each Other, although both enlisted at the same time. Dorothy Lage is at Ringsted •where she is visiting >with her •cousin, Mrs. Bernice Campbell Christensen. Chris Long has returned to his home after being at the Kossuih 'hospital for'some time, Mr. Long had sdatic rheumatism. Mr. . ahd ' Mrs. Arthur Krause were , ; at', Rochester, Minn., last week, ' where both went sfor a re4 ing at he" check-up through the Mrs. 'Clem Cunningham, turned {o, her. home after b the KpssUth 'hospital whe received niedical treatment. Kenneth. Bockes, • son of John Bockes, former Irvingtonians but now living in the LUVerne community, has enlisted in the Seabees. . Mr. and Mrs. George Rogers of Fort Dodge visited last week with the Gilbert Hardg^aves, Mrs. Rogers and Mrs. Hardgraves being sisters.i Mri ; and Mrs. Gerald Frankl were 'week-end:' guests! of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth rSpangler at Waseca, Minn, i Mrs. Spangler and Mrs. Frankl are; sWters,:; ; '•'<• •.-...; 4th i)f July Celebration WHITTEMORE BALL GAME WHITTEMORE vs. BANCROFT 1:00 p. m. Chicken Dinner ''6:00 p, m. Amateur Program ' 10:00 p. m: FIREWORKS Other games and concessions , ' -\ during tli* day,^ , / • ' > '' Free /Admission to , .^Grounds .^ryjWWv^iVelcome! • Miss Leota Norrls, who Js taking nurses t training at the .Lutheran hospital in Sioux City, visited, last wetk with Her parents, Mr, and Mrs, Stanley Norrls. 1 Mrs, Cora D. Miller of Los An- getes,; Calif.j and Mrs. Fred Dunn of Laramie, Wyo., visited last Week at the Perry Phillips home, both ladies being sisters of Mr. Phillips. -, ( Morris Parsons seems to bo about the busiest man in Irvington, also about the only one who is available for day labor, At present he is helping at the ttalph Lages making hay. The Irvington Light & Power Co. is adding ah extension to its high Hrie so as to accommodate the Arthur Gades. The Gades live directly west of the Chris Long place, the distance Of the new line being not quite a half mile. Mrs. Lyle Steele left by bus for Lake Ozark, Mo., last Tuesday evening, summoned there by the critical illness of her brother-in- law, Mr. Moon, who is the husband of Mrs. Steele's only sister, Nellie jCarrol Moon. The Moons formerly lived at Maywood, 111., but lasi year changed their location to'; this 'Missouri resort hoping th'at the climate would be beneficial • for Mr. Moon's health. Mrs. Carroir, mother .of the two ladies, is alsd at the M6»n home where she has been living for some time. A small totnado struck in the vicinity, of the old Fisher farm on My. 169, riow tenanted by the Douglas Rileys, last Sunday afternoon causing considerable damage, A tin roof from a granary was blown across the road and other small buildings more or less were destroyed. A 2x6 was blown through the windows of the Albert Shearers car, who were Sunday guests of the Rileys. The car was,parked near the house, which was not molested. Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Guderian were very pleasantly surprised on last Thursday evening when about thirty-five of their neighbors and friends arrived at their home in Galbraith to help them celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary. The Guderians conduct the general store at Galbraith and during the day were busy with their usual duties, hence did not suspect the social event their friends had arranged. The evening was spent informally and lunch was served, which was brought by the guests. Mr. and Mrs. Guderian were married, at Grundy Center and for several years farmed in this locality, before locating at Galbraith. SWEA CITY HOLDS MEMORIAL RITES FOR IT. BARGER, KOSSUTH FLYER Swea City—A crowd that filled Ihe -church to overflowing assembled Sunday afternoon to pay last respects to the memory of Lieut. DOnald Barger, army air pilot, who lost his life on-May 27th. Donald's plane plummeted from into ,San California H 7iOOO-foot 'altitude Pablo • Bay r off- the coast, after, apparently going out of • control. Searchers found only small bits of wreckage of the plane. Lieut. Barger's body was not recovered. Born in Kossuth ' Lieut. Donald Barger was born in Grant Twp. in November, 1917, and was therefore 25 years old at the time, of his death. At the .'age of 14 he was baptized and received into'membership of the First Baptist church here. In 1935 he was graduated from the Grant Consolidated school, which he had attended throughout the entire twelve years of grade and high school work. After 'assisting his father, Wm. Barger, on the farm Cor a year, he entered Iowa State Could You Use *1OO Bet-you can think of many uses for iU Well, you can get '$50$100 - $200 or more in IMMEDIATE CASH thru us. Money :to: pay-store-bills, doctor bills* insurance, buy coal, clothes, feed,, .livestock,—easy monthly',, payments! (Special Plan for Farmers.) L. S. Bohannon Ph one; 103 Algon*, Ik. V. F. W. Celebration INTERLAKEN PARK SUNDAY, JULY 4th FREE ATTRACTIONS—By,Ralph''Cfin§ty & Co. of Keokuk, Iowa, and Cloyd Harrison & Co. of McPherson, Kansas. CONCERTS—Algona Municipal. Band. FIREWORKS—A beautiful display over Hall Lakt\ "OUTDOOR MOVIE SHOW, - RIDES - CONCESSIONS* GAMES - SKATING - SWIMMING - BOATING SPECIAL DANCE ATTRACTION— v "Gene Eyeman's Orchestra," Now playing at the Lowry t "< .Hotel in St.,Paul. A featured big-time radio attraction, Admission to Park — Adults 25o; Children under 12 FREE FREE PARKING AND PICNIC GROUNDS Consult Your TANVILAC DEALER » ' F<?r a LOW.GOST l V*«IMMII**BI>IM9MIHMPIIIIilMM|HM Balanced Ration » • > Use Your Own. Hope*Grown Grains and j Tanvilio T The foilawing ^eaters ^P to gwte bg]j> ypu. make your cow* ajwi flats go farther. 'Mi?? and Jeed ' College at Ames and was graduated from a four-year course in animal husbandry in 1940. He then spent two years with the DeKalb seed corn company, being stationed at Austin and Jackson, Minn.,, and at Storm Lake, Iowa. He was doing excellent work with this firm and had received several promotions when he was called to the service of his country. Graduate of Air School In April, 1943, he was graduated from the air school at Luke Field, Phoenix, Ariz., as a pilot, being commissioned a second lieutenant. His class was at that time the largest to be graduated from Luke Field, with the highest safety ^record and the lowest percentage of eliminated candidates. During one stage of his training Donald received a citation and medal for marksmanship. With characteristic modesty he made little or no mention of the aw'hrd in his letters home. Few persons outside of his family knew of it. At the time of the fatal accident Lieut. Barger was awaiting a call to overseas service. He was a pursuit pilot and the crash occurred while he was on a scheduled acrobatic mission. Military Honors ' Military honors at the memorial service Sunday were presented by Fisher Post, American Legion, assisted by local- service men home on furlough. Mrs. Walter G. Smith, church pianist, played a^rtiactial hymn as.the qOlorrbear- ers.-'Pvt. Thomas Olson and' his brother, ,Sgt. Glenn Olson, advanced. The Olson brothers, who are fnft,ne from Arizona and 'Porta Rico UdXfurlough following the "recent >BiffJh,Qf their father, were mates ! yJonald in Sunday School and cuurch activities during their civilian 1 days. Following the colors were Pvt. Walter Ogren, Lawrence Mogeh- sen of the navy, Pfc. Vern Anderson of Camp Bowie, Texas, all home on furlough, and honorably, discharged World War II veterans Henry Hoeck and Paul Gassmann. The veterans of World War I formed the remainder of the military escort. Squadron Presents Plaqtfe The floral decorations were centered around a large "V" of red, white and blue flowers, in the center of which mounted a photograph of Lieut. Barger and a beautiful memorial plaque presented to the bereaved family by officers and men of his squadron. This was flanked by baskets of red, white and blue flowers. A long list of neighbors and friends who had made gifts to missions in Donald's memory was read by the pastor, Rev. S. A. Anderson, who also delivered the sermon. Music was furbished by a quar-' Let including" Florence Alberts, Esther Smith, Sam Link and Elmer Isenberg. Miss Alberts also sang a solo. At the 'close of the service taps were played by Bugler Sam Heathershaw of the Legion; Donald is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Barger and two sisters, Mrs. Glen Clark and Marian. Relatives apd friends from a distance included Capt. Geralc Embody and daughter, Mary, of ?"ort Snelling, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs iValter McCrary and children oi Jrinnell; Mr. and Mrs. Raymond VlcCrary, Ventura; Mrs. Warren Jchrarn, Chicago; Mrs. Howard losier, Superior, Wis.; Mrs. Milord Houg, Des Moines; Fae Van iuskirk and- Mr. and Mrs. J. Van Busklrk, Ottosen. Letts Creek News Mrs, Bertha Klatt of Virginia, inn., spent a few days visiting elatives here and her brother, August Meyer, at Fenton. A large crowd attended the sale I Rev. Fiene's household goods n Wednesday afternoon. Nick lengler was the auctioneer and "Ug9 Faulutich, clerk, Mrs. Henry Jentz and daughter, rene, and grandchildren, Edward an4 Irma gee., of Colorado prings, Colo., came the past reek tap a few weed's visit with 8la,ttveg and friends, They were unday dinner guests of Mr, and Kirs. John SpfcaJMSi a? were also Ir -and Mrs. Ponsjd Badig and Mr. and Mis. Wm. Boettcher, Brall Wright, manager of the Graham Store, is in .St. Louis this week on a buying trip. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gelgel spent j Wednesday evening with the Kennedy family in Hurt. Mr. and Mrs. C. II. Williams returned Tuesday from the Twin Cities Where Chet had gone on a buying trip for the Hub Clothiers. Miss Ruth Ann Martin spent the weuk-end with her parents, Rev. and Mrs. D. R. Martin. She returned to Lincoln, Nebr., Sunday evening. D. j. Galbraith is returning to the Veterans' hospital in Minneapolis Friday after being home with fiis family for awhile. His .health is much improved. Margaret Murray, who is employed in the John Deere defense alant at Waterloo, spent last week n Algona with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Murray. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Klamp attended the funeral of Mrs. C. O. Peterson Surfday at the Presby- :erian church at Lakota. Mrs. Peterson was buried at Swea City. Lev! Preston -will leave Satur- lay for Winterset to join Mrs. Preston and two children, who are visiting the couple's parents: They will return home Monday. Mrs. Preston has been gone about ten days. Jean, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. L. • Beamish, has gone to visit he Stewart family in Madison, Wis. The Stewarts are former Al- ;ona residents. The Beamish's son, Jerry, is visiting relatives in 'owa Falls. Fern Carney of Madison, Wis., s arriving Saturday morning to risit her parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Carney, and friends. She will return to Madison Monday evening to resume her work for .he Wisconsin Insurance Co. Mrs. C. B. Murtagh and daugh- .er, Jean, Mrs. Mell Peterson and sons, Mell, Jr. and Charles left oday for Lake • Okoboji where ,hey will vacation for about ten lays. Mr. Murtagh is expected to be with them part of the time. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Haugen arc moving to Jackson, Minn., where "art has been transferred by the Botsford Lumber Co. to manage heir yard in Jackson. Mrs. Hau- 'en's grandmother ,of Glenville, Winn., died recently and so she has been there. The Haugens came here about three years ago 'rom Albert Lea. Mrs. J. F. Overmyer and Mrs. *. .A. -Evans and daughter, Katheen, returned Thursday from a week's -trip to the southeastern )art of the state. Mrs. Overmytr 'isited her daughter, Mrs. Dale Carr, at Oskaloosa and the Evans visited their son and brother, .Wallace, and family •,who' liv,e" on t a farm near Wyman, Iowa. Mrs. R. A. Button returned to her duties at the Hood store Monday after an absence 'of six weeks. She, has been confined at home following a hip injury .received in some unknown manner while she. was doing 'some spring housecleaning at her home in Bancroft. Mrs. Tim O'Brien assisted at HoOd's during Mrs. Button's absence. John G. McDowell, former principal of Algona high school, will spend Friday till Sunday with his family, and then will return to Ankeny, where he is employed in the ordnance plant. Mr.. McDowell will finish his work there August 1st. After that he plans to move his family to Madison, Wis., where he has accepted a position in the public schools. Charles, son of Dr. and Mrs. C. H. Cretzmeyer, and Richard, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. G. Norton, went to Des Moines Sunday to report at Camp Dodge Monday for induction into the army with tfts other members of the medical school at the University of Iowa, where both are students. The boys report bagk to Iowa City today to continue their studies, They lave been vacationing at home the past two weeks. Mr. and Mrs. John McEnroe attended the wedding of Eugene Manning and Leone Krammer at Mrs. Ed Sheehan is leaving today to visit her sister, Mrs. .Beulah Rapp, in Cedar Rapids. Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Slgsbee are going to Cedar Falls for the week-end to visit Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Rekers. Mrs. Joe Yhl of Maxwell returned home Sunday after visiting a week with her brother's wife, Mrs. Ed Sheehan. Mrs. Fred Dunn of Laramie, Wyo., is here visiting relatives. Her husband is an engineer for the Union Pacific railroad. Mrs. Merle Pratt left the General hospital Monday and is convalescing at the home of her mother, Mrs. Howard Vinson. Mr. and Mrs. Bert Deal spent Wednesday evening at West Bend visiting the Al Coleman home. Mrs. Coleman is their daughter. Bill Bestenlehner sent .a message to his father, Joe Besten- lehner, for Father's Day from North Africa, where he is now stationed. Mr, and Mrs, W. E. Thompson of San Antonio, Texas, arrived Tuesday for several weeks' visit with the former's sister, Miss Ella Thompson. Miss Julia Barth left Wednesday to visit at the home of a sister at Worthing, S. W. She Will enjoy a reunion of four sisters and a brother. The Dennis Pratt residence has been quarantined for scarlet fever. Betty, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Pratt, is the unlucky party, although it is only a light case. Staft Set. Walter Beardslcy will arrive Friday from Chanute Field, ,111., to visit his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Beardsley. Walter is a link trainer instructor in the Army Air Corps. Patty Thorpe returned to Mitchell, S. D., Tuesday evening where she has been working in the office of Dakota Wesleyan University. She has been visiting the A. E. Michel home. Mr. and Mrs. Willis Colwell of San Diego, Calif., telephoned the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Colwell, Sunday. Willis is a yeoman 2/c in the Navy and works in the personnel office. Mrs. Dorrence Greer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Morck, left Tuesday for Omaha where she will visit a friend. She will return with Mrs. H. B. White, who has been visiting her husband in Kansas. Douglas Brown, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Brown, left Tuesday for St. Ambrose College, Davenport, where he will receive his training for the Navy under the the Cathedral of the Epiphany at Sioux City Saturday. Mr. Manning is Mrs. McEnroe's nephew. Thqir daughter, Patricia, who has just started ,her sophomore year at Briarcliff college, Sioux City, was also a guest. The newlyweds will be at home in Sioux City, where Mr. Manning conducts the Manning Mortuary. The bride was the public health nurse for Woodbury county. Mrs. Louis Bode Tuesday. They are former neighbors and ok friends of long standing. Maurice Boevers of Lafayette Calif,, arrived last week a day late for his mother's funeral. Owing to war conditions it was impossible to get here any sooner He is visiting his father, Geo. W Boevers, and brother, Donald, of Union. Merlin, 4"year-old son of Mr, and Mrs, Louis Schumacher, hac his tonsils and adenoids removed at Fort Dodge Tuesday of this week, HIS parents and Mr, and Mrs, Earl Shepard of Whittemore accompanied lu'm. The Shepards are his grandparents, Pvt. Harold Campney left Wednesday evening for Ft. Pix, N. J., after a lO^day furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. A- 2ampney, end his wife, the former Opa} Ssbip. A family dinner and gathering was held at the Fred )avis home Sunday in Ws honor. Mrs. Davis, is. his sister. yetetfeeieeeeeteefeeeetraeeeteeetfefeftiHrcfei yhich consisted of msical Mr. «md Mrs. Qsws!4 fbilges entertau»e4 ^ ft family honortng. |he !,, KRANTZ $ Dorothy Bo}|n pf Iowa, is visiting her She is flw Mr Hither, ocal numbers, accompanied by Mr. 8»4 Mrs- tp Pes to who bad c Mesdames J. M. Cox, Opal Barker, Agnes Dreesman and Stella Terhune motored to Burt last Thursday afternoon where they were among several others who were guests of Mrs. Raymond Lovstad, the former Mabeline Miller. Mrs, Lovstad extended this courtesy to the hostesses who so graciously honored her with prenuptial showers, Due to the extreme heat ot last week corn is growing rapidly and has made a remarkable growth. Many fields are past the knee high stage while others, due to late planting, are only inches high. The heavy rains of early spring have made a bumper • hay crop, the only complaint being heard is of the critical shortage of competent help. The oat crop looks fine and, is rapidly heading out, in fact many fields of the earlier varie- ;ies are Already starting to turn. Sventa "are pointing - to threshing being started in July, i. Barney Capesjus and Mrs, A .r Mwdam were, joint hps- •esse? to the. Ladies Farm Bureau on last Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Johjn Schulfc s^d Mrs. W, A. Wood? pad charge ol the program, Fred B. FesehMleyef and Sullivan of Riceville visited ffi Al gona Friday with Frank Geigels Toni Sharp, Will Bourne and J M. Moore. Mr.' 'Fesenmeyer ha lived here in the past. Mrs. fna Dittsworth of Portland Oregon, and Mr. and Mrs. Jacl Fiddler of Seattle, Wash., are vis iting at the home of Mrs. Ditts worth's son, LeRoy, and family Mrs. Fiddler was formerly Arlyne Dittsworth and is sister of LeRoy The two visitors formerly lived in Algona. Mrs. Anna Shick and two daugh ters, Minnie and Ada, returnee Tuesday from Dubuque, where they attended the funeral of Mrs Shick's step-mother. Mrs. Agnes Miller and daughter, Mrs. Arne Elbert, with her children were ilso at the funeral, which was icld Saturday. Joe Lynch, Jr., and Russell Buchanan, son of Mr. and Mrs. S. Buchanan, left Tuesday for St. Ambrose College, Davenport, where they will receive a semes- ,er's training under the V-7 in the 'lavy. When they complete this raining they Will be commissioned ensigns in the Navy. Mrs. W. G. McCullough is re turning Friday from a six weeks' trip through the West. She traveled with her sister, Mrs. Irene Horn, of Newton. She visited her daughter, Mrs. Lynn Mills, in Oregon, and made the acquaintance of her little grandson, Billy Mills. They also visited a sister in San Francisco and with relatives in Los Angeles. Richard Woodward, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Woodward, left Saturday for his home in Sioux City. He had been visiting here with the Glen Raney family. Richard left yesterday from Sioux City for Ames, where he will enter Iowa State College.for his INSURANCE L.S.Bohannon training under the V-12. The Woodwards moved to Sioux City Just recently. Jaek Strtit left Wednesday evening for Madison, Wis., where ho will enter the University of Wisconsin. Jack went to Iowa State College, for three years, and now since the Navy has called him, he is going to school under the Navy V-7. He will continue his training in engineering. He has been visiting at the home of his grandfather ahd with other relatives. Mildred Amfcn and Pearl #.»- er arrived Suftd&y frbfti ^asftftijf* ton, D. C.. wh<ir% they are em* ployed and will spehd> tw<5 week* here with their respective parents^ Mr. and Mrs, Joseph Aman attd Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Walker, This is Mildred's first visit home since she went to Washington over a year ago to be employed in the Federal Power CommisMon office Pearl is employed in the adjutant general's office in the 'Pentagoii buildittg. THURS., FRI. AND SAT. JULY 1, 2 and 3 ... TkrM trigger nn ogotmt a retMtti gnig of moll robbirtl AND OF HUNTW MEN <*, MOORE -2nd Featur John Loder - Eleanor Parker "MYSTERIOUS DOCTOR" ierial, "G Men vs. Black Dragon" Shangri-La War Stamp Books at Call and Iowa Theatres $1.00 in Wat Stamps from Every American Will Build the Mystery Ship "SHANGRI-LA" SUN., MON., TUBS, and WED. JULY 4th July 5th, 6th and 1th Continuous Show on Sun. and Mon., .July 4-5 from i o'clock MR. GOES A-HUNTING and really reaps a whirlwind! Frank . Richard Jean MORGAN • CARLSON ROGERS GIRLS! GAGS! ROMANCE SCOTTY V-12. ' 1 Roger, son of Mrs. A. E. Michel, left Tuesday -evening for Minot, 'Jff$).j where he/toil! serve, under the U. Si navy. Roger enlisted in the ..naval, reserve last summer and has "just been called for his basic training. ; Spencer Shore, who has spenl the past two weeks in Des Moines taking training with the. state guard, returned Saturday and on Sunday left for Mason City where he and Rayburn Curtis are attending the NYA radio school. The Rev. and Mrs. D. R. Martin left Wednesday to spend a month at Pelican Rapids, Minn., near Ottertail Lake, where Rev. Martin will recuperate from a, recent operation. The Martins lived at Pelican Rapids before moving 1o Algona. Mr. and Mrs. John Kirk returned Sunday from Harlan where they visited the latter's brother, Russell Gould, and family. Mrs. Kirk's sister and husband, Cpl. Albert Vogl, were also visiting the Goulds. Cpl. Vogl had been on furlough. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. C. Dau and family were guests at the John Schallin home, Lotts Creek, Sunday, A dinner was given in honor of Mrs, Henry .Jens and daughter, Irene, of Colorado Springs, Colo. The honorees left Monday for Colorado. 1 nTFs. II. M. Smith returned on Tuesday evening from Washta, where she had been called by the serious illness of her husband's father, W. B. Smith. Her husbanc recently went to Alaska to be employed as an engineer on the Alaska military highway. Cpl. Lewis Ferguson, son of Mrs. W. K. Ferguson, has jus passed a Warranty Officer's examination in Hawaii, where he is stationed. He was the only one of liis group who passed and as soon as there is a vacancy he wil take up his new duties. I into It is the privilege of every American to help build the Shangri-La by investing his dollars in War Stamps during the month of JuSyl One extra dollar invested by every man, woman and child in America will build the carrier. The Shangri-La will replace the airplane carrier, U, S. S. Hornet, which carried Jimmy Doolittle'sjplanes and fliers when they took off to bomb Tokyo. \ ; , TOKYO HERE WE COME AGAIN The ShangrirLa earner is, to be built fromrws^ stm»|j' „ purchases—bought ft^ retailers theatre men — : * *--'--* *" ' f paper boys during July* * • * -'j.'v -'i m wn* BAVI siAMPS ro« aij$ m wu mow to'i» «.OO~-APT NOW* ^ $*& K •». t .-"', •/<*,;" v ^.i '/ '"'•^•fifff^y, , ~'i.~V* lt*'\t- -~.V ,>.<! 4~,^/iv,5,,. n^-i ,i$Z,*si * y»s^ -,/ 1 **.'~&4^* &'&*&$ -.'.—».<?.:>. - - .'..,...-•_ r 'r».'g .. 3- . "\^SvfKm- ..jjsss ^<£%'i:'*!MPl . •»5.4i!i;«€'%S-?i ?

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