Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on November 2, 1933 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, November 2, 1933
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r Easier, Quicker, Better Ironing &OBSPTM COttNTt ADVANCB. ALQONA. fOWA AUTOMATIC ELECTRIC IRON Tbe Cokxnao Automatic has every modem feature to make your- ironing easier, better and to save yon time. Has automatic adjustable heat regulator. Never too hot, never too coot WUBOr, ACCURATE, IONG. LASTING THERMOSTAT DSPSHOABtE, LONG.UK HEATING ELEMENT The Coleman Automatic Iron saves you money, work and clothes. Beanti- fal in appearance; finished in lustrous super-chromium plate. TITONKA H, S, PUPILS WILL HAVE A BAND Titonka, Oct. 31—A school band has been organized under the direction of D. Wayne R. Collins, leader of the Algona high school band. Members-are: Arthur Askin, Helen Falk, Charles Beed, Jenessee Saathoff, Eleanor Intermill, Doris, and Mildred Krantz, cornets; Delores Rippentrop, and Feme- Krantz, trombones; Ferae Oesterreicher, Roger Larson, Harold Krantz, Maxine Peterson, clarinets; Patty Ball, flute; Dwayne Faul, baritone. There Old Soldier atSweadty Recalls that Falher Came To Kossuth to Hunt in '52 Swea City, Oct. 20 — John P. Frakes came to Iowa as a child when his father bought land at $1.25 an acre, and he has the memory to be able to recall vividly th pioneer' events of early-Iowa an This story and the accompanying picture appeared in the Mason City Globe-Gazette. will be others. Auxiliary Has Radio Party— Twenty-four members of the Legion Auxiliary attended a radio party and work meeting at Martha Bonacker's Friday afternoon, with members of the membership committee as hostesses. Many garments were made, others repaired, carpet rags torn and sewn, and a shipment of garments valued at $19.50 sent to the department supply shelf in response to a call for clothing.' Other garments were re- still today has good health. Mr Frakes, a Civil war veteran, is hal and hearty and makes a daily tri to the grocery stores. He enjoy discussing current topics with hi numerous friends. Mr. Frakes was born in 'Logan county, 111., June 4, 1846. His moth er died when he was three year old. His father, a wagon maker by trade, later was married again, am together with his family settled in Hamilton county. He followed agri culture and purchased several acres of land near Webster City for $1.25 paired for the local supply shelf for I an acre, and later obtained more ;he needy. Lunch was served by lan d. Martha Bonacker, Eva Peterson, Lost in Storm. and Sadie Denton. SEC THEM AT- KOHLHAAS & SPILLES NELSON HARDWARE CO. Bga ^^~~=»=^jaju TOTO ^ OT ., i Temporary CO 0 ™ B. B. Schedule is Out— The high school basketball schedule follows: Nov. 21, Seneca, here; Nov. 23, Ledyard, here; Nov. 28, Woden, here; Dec. 8, Fentdn there; Dec. 12, Lakota, there; iDec. 15, Lone Rock, here; Dec. 19, Wesley, 'In the fall of 1852, accompanied by Robert Downing, he came to Kossuth county on a hunting expedition. During a prairie blizzard, Mr. Downing lost his .path. The storm grew in intensity. Mr. Downing's body was never found. It was supposed he died from exposure here; (Dec. 21, Bancroft, there; Jan.'l an(1 toJs k 0(ly eaten by prairie wol- 11, .Seneca, there; Jan. 18, Ledyard, ves. This occurred within a few miles of .the present site of Swea City. John P. Frakes was 6 years old when he came to Iowa and has lived practically his entire life in this state. His boyhood and early youth was spent in the vicinity of , , Webster City and he began his edu- long will entertain at a Halloween cation in the first school established there; Jan. 23, Lakota,, here; Jan. 26, Fenton, here; Jan. 30, Woden, there; Feb. 2, Lone Rock, there; Feb. 8, Bancroft, here; Feb. 15, Wesley, there. Halloween Party is Given— Marguerite and Arthur Jay Bud- Both Slat and Wire. Due to our LOW PRICES they are moving fast, and we would advise getting our prices and placing your order a few days before you need them. When selling grain remember this fact We Pay More Buy flour, feed, salt, fence, coal and tile, and be convinced that there is no substitute for a FARMERS' ELEVATOR Hobarton Phone 36F1 t f PAINTS bridge party this week Tuesday night and attending will be Florence and Donald Bacon, Clair Heifner, Clifford IJrantz, Elvina Danielsen, Myrlle Ania,' Waodiw and Pbydelis Peterson, BridforcT Buf-l nngton, Violet Slack, (Beryl -"-' gess, Blanche Buffington, Sharott, and..Carl Callies, Woman's Club Studies Brazil— The Woman's club met last Thursday with Mrs. Carrie Torgerson, and the lesson was Brazil's history and people, Don Pedro, and travel on and the exploration of the Andes and the Amazon. The leader was Mrs. Roy Budlong, and roll call was on South American animals. The next meeting will be with Mrs. Mary Schoenlein, Mrs. Andrew Peterson leader. Dental Campaign in Grades— A dental campaign in the school grades opened last week Monday. The grade in which every child visits a dentist and has teeth looked after will win a prize. Last year the prize, a dollar, was won by the sixth grade; teacher, Mrs. Mayme Oesterreicher. The campaign is sponsored by the P. T. A. Auxiliary to Present Skit— Under the direction of Mrs. in Hamilton county, which was lo- WESLE 89; B IS WOMAN RTHDAY IBSERVED Wesley, Oct. 31—tDelegates from Britt, Garner, iForest City, Clear Lake, and Algona attended a unit nieeting of the Methodist W, Fi M. 8. at the church here Friday. Earnestness and competence characterized all participants. A Mrs. (Bolsinger, Forest City, presided. The year's work was outlined; there was a symposium on What, the Woman's Missionary^ Friend Means to (Me; and other 'features, Koituth to Pay for TKcft LoitMj Kossuth county has received from 0. B. Murtagh, state comptroller, ft bill for $826.94 as its share of Josses incurred as the result of def^ca- tions by three county treasurers. In Cass 1 county the treasurer was short $20,430; in Johnson, f 20,000; in Scott, $37,506. The Kossuth bill on account of the Cass county loss is $131.10; Johnson, $365.97; Scott, $139.67. The losses are figured after deducting 1 proceeds of $10,000 bonds' given by the treasurers. ners, Corwith, Visited her parents, the (Felts, Sunday. Mrs. Bertha Skow, Mount Horeb, Wis., visited Mrs. Peter Skow and other friends last week. The Vernon Benners, Mason City, and IFair- cated three miles north of Webster City. He was 13 years old at the time of his father's death, and assisted ;he other members of the family in :he care of the farm and stock. On May 7, 1864, he enlisted as a private in Company A, Forty- eighth Iowa Volunteer infantry at Webster City under Colonel Scott. Enlisted in Army. His regiment was sent to Camp WcClellan, near Davenport, and was later assigned -to guard duty at Rock Island barracks.where a large -lumber of Confederate prisoners vere detained. He was mustered ut of service Oct. 20, 1864. He was married in 1866 to Miss Fannie "alkins and settled on the land in- besides discussions on various ifield De.ans, Corwith, visited the B. ipoints which arose. In the afternoon, a Mrs. Atkinson, Emmetsburg, leader of children's work, gatG a fine talk and demonstration. She stated that the children's societies at the Des Moines branch are supporting 62 missionaries. Mrs. A. A. (Bishop, Algona, erited from his father. In 1901 he came to Swea City nd purchased the livery barn of mllam Ferguson, and on Jan. 12; >12, he sold this property and re- red. Mr. and Mrs. Frakes were arents of 10 children, two dying in ifancy. Mrs. Frakes died nearly a ear ago. Craven and her committee, the Legion Auxiliary will present a skit at a meeting at Burt next week Tues day. A cast of 15 will take part. LU VERNE J, J, CLUBOBSERVES 11THJIRTHDAY iLu Verne, Oct. 31-^-IThe J. J. club had an anniversary party Friday at the home of Mrs. Harry iLichty. This is the llth year since the club was organized by six women. Each chose a friend for membership at the first meeting. Of the first six Mrs. Archie Sanford and Mrs. Harry Lichty are the only ones left. Mrs. Irvin Mrs. Jesse Chapman, Lindebak, and Mrs. Chas. Wolf .remain of the second six. For the ifirst two years the club was purely a social club, but the members then decided that they wanted to mix study with recreation, and since then various subjects have been taken up. At the meeting Friday the roll of all former members and the minutes of outstanding meetings were read. „„.,,, T - . . .,. pep i Greetings were read from some for- county Legion-Auxiliary , mer members. Each member pres- Burt next week Tues- e nt told of the drst meeting she attend in response to roll call. For your fall house cleaning use Devoe's paints, enamels, and varnishes. CrniTa - Bibl « Women Aretudied- Mrs ' John Voss was hoste evening, the Tuesday club last week, 17 thP <,vi . , s wee, n % t£ ^ "i th6 dlrec - members attending. Mrs. David gride's w?ll Si? Presldents ' The La °S ^e as three favorite James Breen to Hospital— James .Breen was taken to a Mason City hospital for treatment last week Wednesday. city hall Saturday night and made ?19. ,• Other Lu Verne News. •Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Amspoker, ot Brooten, Minn., and Mrs. Paul Emrie, Humboldt, called on local friends last week Tuesday. The Amspokers, who formerly lived trict /president, Mrs. Watts, district corresponding secretary, and others spoke, and the (Forest City delegates gave a demonstration. Maurme Hansen rendered a piano solo; the Mesdames Kraus and Hodges sang a duet, and Mrs. McNulty, pastor's wife, a solo. The Rev. Mr. Ward, Forest City, attended, accompanied by Mrs. Ward. Both took ipart in the program. The local auxiliary has pledged $25, a year's schooling for a girl in India. The poster for the year pictures groups of candles, to be "lighted" whenever various points are attained. The book of devotions is entitled Light, the text-book is Eastern Women Today and Tomorrow. The local auxiliary will meet Goodnows Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. John Ostercamip, Britt, were at his brother. Herman's. The .Lester Leases and the Halvor Floms Jr., went to Storm Lake Sunday,to visit the.Le.Roy.Klein- peters. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sny- dis- der, -Chicago, are here visiting the Ammon Leases, and looking after their farm interests. In the high school general history class a contest was recently held'to determine which pupil could write the best account of a Roman .boy's or girl's life. James Lloyd's was voted best by the class. (Margaret iLooft is Jeader of the Methodist choir, which consists of high school girls and boys. iPrac- tice is held at the church each Thursday evening. •Susie 'Pfiffner accompanied Mr. and Mrs. John Goeders, Algona, to Minneapolis Sunday to visit cousins till this week Tuesday or Wednesday. Just Added To our already complete line of Nours goods a full line Of Nourae automobile and 5-<juart containers «an absolutel at «it introductory offer of 25c We also stock tfte following Nourse here, had not been back before in nine years. Mr; and Mrs. iF. I. Chapman and Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Lichty spent Sunday afternoon with Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Amspoker, Brooter, Minn., at the home of their daughter, Mrs. Paul Emrie, Humboldt Mr. and Mrs. R, M. Allen, Mrs. Alma King, and D. F. Hurt, Manlius, 111., amved Saturday to visit Mrs. George Scribner. Mr. Hurt Mrs. iScttbner's father, remained, the rest going back Sunday. Mrs. F. I. Chapman and Mrs. Irvin Chaipman attended a silver tea given by the Bay View Study club at Goldfield last week Tuesday. The proceeds were to go to a students' loan fund. Ange Roorda, Clear Lake • high school teacher, came Friday night and next day was accompanied to Fort Dodge by Irene and Bernicej Swenson to spend the week-end with Kate Skinner. . ! r Mr. and Mrs. Willard Hershey, of! the senior" Minneapolis, were week-end guests'years ago. at the A. iD. Burtis home, and Mr. I _ • and Mrs. Wayne Dornberger, Al- i Change in Church Hours bert Lea, visited the parental Dick „ After November 1, services at St IGPnVl'cf nli 11 »«it_ ... *i i .1 . .. * with Mrs. Gordon C. Giddings this week Friday. ,_ j ,_* | , Canadian Preacher Speaks Here— The Rev. Mr. Urang, from Alberta, Can., preached at the local Congregational church Sunday •morning, and at the union meeting at Bntt in the evening. Mr. Urang does evangelistic work, and had aeen helping the Rev. Mr. Bernstein, Britt, since last Thursday. He is a graduate of the .Minneapolis Bible school where (Prof, and Mrs. Marion Paulson, Wesley, taught. The Cream Separator Oil .Pressure Gun Grease Axle Grease HardOJl Clip Grease Belt Dressing Machine Oil, „„,, you guarantee Nelson Hardw are Phone 274 The Carl Hansens and the Gordon C. Giddings family visited the Howard Hansens, Clear Lake, Sunday. I The Charles Amans spent Saturday at Mason City, where Mrs. Aman is having 1 her eyes doctored. Mr. and Mrs. Philip Thornton,. Sioux City,, spent'Sunday with Mrs. Thornton's parents, Mr .and Mrs. William Miller. Mrs. Floyd Pasley got home Saturday from Illinois, -where she had Rev. Mr. Bernsten expects to at-lf°" e early Iast week to attend the tend at Chicago funeral services i Ct T< J>avis > about 70, who died suddenly Saturday. They were friends and had worked together. (Mr. iDavis, pastor of a Chicago church, held many other important offices, and his physician had recently prescribed a rest. He was at the head of the Scandinavian Missionary Alliance, and had much to look after in connection with the Salem Mission home, Chicago. Bishop Dnimm .Relative Here- Mr, and Mrs. John Ormsby were called to Des Moines Friday to attend th efuneral of Bishop Drumm- Mr. Ormsby being a relative. They went in company with Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kirschbaum, Garner, and Mr. and Mrs. John O'Hern, of Mason City; the women .being Mr Ormsby's sisters. Mr. Ormsby's maternal grandfather and Bishop Drumm's father were brothers. The bishop had visited in the homes of all these relatives, who were formally notified of his death He n * ?, less tnan 1933 P rices fl t a preached the funeral sermon for £ amble store - Mantle type, ?14. 4-Vu-i »««* f^i/f _ •** ** AVI. i ;AT*nn asl st iOi »•»-.«_,TT-J — Mrs. Orrnsby, some of her mother, Mrs. Fred Hamilton. - • ••. Mrs. A. L. Greenfield and Mrs. Amy Smith have been sick. •Mrs. Roy Sorchet, Algona, visited her sister, Mrs. Jos. Fraser Friday. There was a good sized attendance at a dance at the Sexton hall Saturday night. A Halloween 'dance was given a t the hall Monday night. Mr. and Mrs. John Seeman, Algona, visited Mrs. Seeman's mother Mrs. Mary Kutschara, Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Grosenbach spent Sunday evening with Mr & Mrs. George E. Johnson, Algona. Mrs. Johnson had just been brought home from Fort Dodge, where she recently hod a major operation. Mrs. John Harris and her daughters Mary and Marie attended church at Wesley Sunday morning and were dinner guests, of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Hansen. WHY DO GAMBLED SELL, MORE radios than any other northwest company? See the new 1934 models at less than 1933 prices at any 'Super-Het Console, HOOO Close-out prices on a few J1933 models. , 41 . g Wanted orchcstra < « ..«,£•. si ^teffEre rUfn-'i r ** old is out two ni«hte eyefy week InH ? n ' ghts ' Har ' and Bob will soon wanVthl o?her right PP ° Se Jim . order ^ SVK&^JSJ <S W * the house, for the night. Burn »iS and lock up on I quit farming, not it Ms ' Roosevelt had chosen five or six hard see better prices and better times Governor Langer, of No. Dak., rang the fire bell. The farm strike threw a scare into them. ' will will workout « work out o. - C " j 8 * talkine farm relief on the road to better times. we , Plan - and * believe !t but we want action. We want ° and >, , " belped the cotton Showers, PUt into ^ration. We have . let us take a »* Jimmie Neville The ShoeM^n Algona, la. women the Virgin Mary, Hannah, and Esther, and she read a paper about them. Mrs. William Badde•ley read a paper on her favorite iBible character, Dorcas. Florence Hof reported the recent eighth district federated convention at Fort Other Titonka News. _, 0 Leota Oesterreicher entertained at a wiener roast Sunday evening.! Lexers Married 52 YearsAttending: Vern and Lewis Bacon,' A family dinner was served at A Kathryn and Wilbur fichram, Helen; Fred Legler's Sunday for their A-re you among the many who; .^WmV/ l,i?tuL F f ri if' J f n _ d _ Ha , rold 52nd weddin s anniversary Novem"""" " " ~~ her 1. The George Watkinsons, of . Cedar Falls, Mr. and Mrs. 'Lee Leg- You will be surprised at what a nice job it does. Botsford Lumber Company The Home of Peerless Coal Phone 256 JIM POOL She is expected home sometime this week. Mrs. Phoebe Shilling, .Seneca, S. D., has been visiting her daughter, Mrs. M. S. Craven. The Cravens visited in South Dakota and brought her here. recently HOLTZBAUER TIN SHOP PLUMBING, HEATING SHEET METAL "**.!"• ' _ , _ • . Why bother with a stopped . . . ... drain or leaky faucets when ? ay Wlt , h M - r - and Mrs - Lucas - He , , . 1 has a inh in «n n^*-.ift'« « u : u ^.: a telephone call to our shop will remedy your troubles in a jiffy. 119 S. Dodge st. Phone 83 ,i . . Vance , ler, Marion, the Phil Lichtys, the Sun- Wilson Leglers, and Norma Legler ' H. Keagles and j ,' t*v/JiO| .. •»-•**•» i Tf4*aun j-jc'f^ici o. miu day guests at Andrew Peterson's,! were in attendance. and the Logan Keagles, Urbana,! . Mo., who were en route to Minne- To Observe Armistice Day apolis, were also there. Plans are laid for an Armistice day iprogram at the high school gymnasium Friday evening, Novem__ ber-10, at 7:30. This will be a pro- pay for a vacation at the Methodist gram, with an out-of-town speaker, camp grounds at the Okobojis next! selections by the Lu Verne band, summer. I and a flag drill by the 3rd and 4th Edith and Hazel (Budlong, Hamp- grades, ton, and the Jay and Roy Budlongs called Sunday on Mrs. Budlong at the Kossuth The Epworth League had a bake sale at the Pannkuk store Saturday. The money will go to help Frances I Sisters Parted 25 Years- hospital. for Doyle, son of M. S. Craven, left Mrs. Letty Askew, Castleton, N. D., and Mrs. Guy Hill, Vancouver, B. C., .were guests from last week Tuesday to Friday of their sister, Mrs. Josie Brink. Mrs. Brink and Mrs. Hill had not seen each other before in more than 25 years. Rural Schools Give Socials— LOOK You get the best shoe repair work at JOHNSON'S East State Street 's printing Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Krantz entertained their Wednesday evening ?™ £* hride'e />lnli Inet »toab- TIV... i__,, n , e 1 '^" "/ programs and "socials last week, one taught by John Ruger, a box supper Thursday night, the other taught by Eleanor Anderson, a pie social Friday night. Programs were Qunrterly Conference is Held— The second 'Evangelical quarterly bridge club last week. The traveling prize was won by Theodore Duninire. Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Larson took their son Arlo to Clarion last week Tuesday to work in a hotel. Kenneth Larson works in the same hotel. Raymond Heifner, attending a business school at Des Moines, j Jennie Mason Has Birthday— spent the week-end here with rela- Wermersens. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Yonke of Mason City, daughter Elda, Hudson, Wis., and Lewis Peterson, of Mason City, were (Sunday guests at W. L. Mason's. Van Zyl, Holland, Neb., her sons Fred and George, and John Kopenol, Pine Ridge' Ky were at Dr. A. J. Bason's early in the week. The Everett Thompsons, of Lake City, the .Faye Thompsons, Eagle Grove, and the .Allen Thompsons were at Peter Thompson's Sunday. one- Joseph's church will be held half hour later, bringing early ™- u' 0 , 1 ^' and Iate mass at This holds for (Sundays and holy days. Regular masses will be held on All Saints' day, Wednes- 10. , day, (November 1. On All day Thursday, November 2 masses will be held for all omiln. *U_ «*___i ... _ ** I T!re$f6«e Souls'j ~ three 55 poor 1 was a different cast on his leg, and brought back Thursday. Jos. O'Connor, Joseph Jr., Irene OConnor, and EmiKJostrovitch, all from near Goldfield, were Sunday •"">-«"• "* ™-—- ..... uo ' guests at Henry Kubly's. vartv in 1 j.i_ i -fcvr* mi LtUUl I ^™™ I souls; the first at 6:30, the second 3 immedmtely . following,' and the! S 'third, a requiem mass, at 8 o'clock S Since the World war! all priests 3 «? V fi, th « e lpriv , ile e e of celebration : S of the two additional masses. The eighth grade pupils of at I SB ISeoh's snhnnl ™*~* ^ Q ^ t • (S a Halloween s: om Monday 5 Halloween decorations ~ made use of and as Played. Lunch SS meet'. with •this week is Three , and wer P t n , were to be Halloween games Mrs irwin of weni to Garner last Mr^ffi $&*£ week Tuesday, and from there ac- Thursday uT he conjpanied her parents to Chicago. I American Prose Misses Evelyn Perkins and Alice I'Clara Aldrich Gorley, Corwith, spent sewral days '" last week at Harry Lichty's Supt. and Mrs. A. C.. Evans plan, to attend a state teachers convention at Des Moines Friday. Work has begun ,on a Junior class play, The Tiger House. Mrs. Opal Morrison is coach. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Smith, of 3und Y1S their dau e n ter Ruth on. /r ans r red .' ;by «iving quotations from American prose writers. Daughter for Axel Carlsons- M™ A ^ er was born to Mr. and Mrs. Axel Carlson, Wesley farmers The advh Hf' ar already had five sons. Mrs. Carl- Burt fives. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Blanchard, Jennie Mason was taken by surprise last Thursday evening, when relatives arrived to help her cele- Burt, formerly Titonka, were iSun-'brate a birthday anniversary. Pro- day dinner guests at Roy Budlong's. Victor Beed returned to Minneapolis Saturday, after a visit with the Harrv Beeds. cr~-| i OfclLL Henry Niemeier, Passes at Lu Verne Lu Verne, Oct. 31—Henry Niemeier. G9 .who had been troubled with heart disease during the last few months, died (Monday morning at his farm' home, southwest of town. Besides his wife, he left three sons, Frank, of Fort Dodge, Ralph, Mason City, and John, Livermore; also two small daughters at home. gressive Rook was played. "English* Fair is Planned- A dozen members of the Methodist Missionary society gathered at the Mrs. Harold Phillips home Friday to work on articles for an English fair in December. Nephew of Pastor Dies— The Rev. David Lung attended funeral services Saturday at Omaha for a nephew, Eugene Lang, 33, who died at the home of his parents at Otoe, Neb. Junior leaguers Serve Supper— The Junior Epworth Leaguers, assisted by some of the mothers, served a chicken pie supper at the Boettcher's, conference will be held this week day afternoon Wednesday evening, and communion services will be held Sunday morning, with District Supt. G. L Bergaman, Fort Dodge, preaching Mrs. H. G. Burnham went to Waterloo Monday to visit till today with relatives. The Fortnightly t Pastor Preaches on Temperance— The,Rey. ic. McNulty, Methodist pastor, attended the Algona district' conference at Garner Monday He preached a rousing temperance sermon Sunday morning. Other Wesley News. ~~orge Aldriches and Arlo went to Minneanolis Fri- N I. Morness has been confined drove his bed wit "" ' to his bed with "flu days. W. T. Trainer made Are You Sure Your Car Will Start! " se ™ nd freedom from worry, a second tottery in 4 «puH-i» s " n today and be safe, Firestone Battery Prices$4*75 exchange and up I SSart^;" 41 ' to five ° S Batterie* plate mix . extra le»d built into over major SERVICE CO. [ONE 866 ~ Ala*** "Vic" ''Miii'iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiTift

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