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LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 20 April 1861

i LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. i How \-Rnr KIND.-Tho good notions of grent and good mon oro not always, unfortunately,. appreciated ai '' they deserve. In-tho present distressed circumstances ol' ? tho colony, it ia something vory affecting, ' to see two of our .orrai nod "pstriotic"""roprescntattves feelingly de- barring themselves of a luxury, in drdor not" to put thi country to óxpenso." i ' Yes, let,it bo told " to all to whom these presents shall como"' that Messrs Lucas «nd Slither .Innd, on Tuesday night,; withdrow'motions standing in , their names, for. tho printing of petitions touching that splendid example'of ecclesiastical intolerance, and oUron-, tory, tho Synods Bill, whioh wis most righteously kickod out of tho Assembly n fow'divyS'sincb. ' This remarkable . ipstanca of lendor solicitudo for tho popular pocket, has ijortainly raised our most respected friends fully seven mid a quarter per cont in our estimation,, nn important' and 'most highly'gratifymg fact, that will, wo hop...

Publication Title: Bell’S Life In Sydney And Sporting Chronicle
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 20 April 1861

ELEYS AMMUNITION Comprises ovory description of Sporting end Military Ammunition. DOUBLE ?WATERPROOF CENTRAL FIRE PERCUSSION CAPS, as originally invented ha- thorn, aro particularly ndnptod for uso in India, wlinr» tho cups are often allowed to romain a long timo on tho nipples of the ri Iles and fowling pieces, tho ignition being at all times safe and certain, whilst in humid wcathor the discharge is as instantaneous ns with ordinary caps on tho driest day. For testimonials as to thoir value for shooting in India. See. Col. Jacob's teprk on " fflfles and Projectiles3.' PATENT WIRE CARTRIDGES For killing gamo at long distanra»«, nlao tho GREEN CAJtTKIDS-Jî, made with tho largest drop shot and mould-shot, will bo found very effective at large game where tlio sportsman has not a riflo in the Held. Also; chemically prepared Cloth and Folt Gun-Wad ings, to prevent tho leading of guns. Cartridgo cases for breech-loading shot guns, and Ball Cartridges for Prince's and other-breech loading...

Publication Title: Bell’S Life In Sydney And Sporting Chronicle
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ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 20 April 1861

AXTSWÜ.SS TO CORRESPONDENTS. REMITTANCES ItECKIVF.DTrom S. H., VMS I T. C., Hurran ronit: P. lt Wnlgott i und 0. H., London;. W. W. Lljmore. J. K;-l.iyRnrnor».-Pi"op9»«l.i!eclinei\-.wUl;tUaak»., : S.T.'G.-Orale-ful t handed ovatrto Mrs R. t.. . > ; E. 8.-Tom Sparkes beat tbs Suttor, ¡loy, -£50 a-'slde; 7r. ll jin. Sydney Marligur, JuniiarjyMih, ls«. ,. .; I

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 20 April 1861

THIRD Alí^^^^^^^^^WN STAKE of £500, with a sweep of £100 enoh added, half forfeit open to nil tho Australian Colonies. Provided tlu-eo or moro horses start, tho second horso to reçoive £200, and tho third horso £100 out of tho Stake. '? To he run for over tho NEW TOWN HAGE COURSE in TASMANIA, on TUESDAY, tho 3rd. dar of Docemhor, 1861. Distanco, three miles. Entries to ho nddrossod and* forwarded to tho Secre- tary, Derwent Hotel, Hobart Town, on or.boforo tho 1st of September, 1861. Forfeits to bo doolared ono month beforo tho day of tlw vaco, . Stone, lbs. Weights... 3 yrs. oH ..." 7 0 4 " " ... 8 6 5 " " "... 9 0 6 " " &aged... .9 5 8TEWAIIDS. J. IJ. B. Tnbart, Esq. Thomas Field, Esq. John Lord, Esq. John Field, Esq. W. Kearney, Esq Jn9. Lord, Esq. W. Doddory,'Esq. G. A. Kemp, Esq. S. BlackwolL Esq. To act with Stewards to bo appointed by cooli of the Colonies. : J. W. GRAVES, 1015_\_Hon. See. HARTLEY ANNUAL RACES, 18G1. f£»0 COME OFF ON 23rd, 2 Uh, and 23th April. ; JUDO...

Publication Title: Bell’S Life In Sydney And Sporting Chronicle
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BELL'S LIFE IS SYDNEY SYDNEY, APRIL, 20 1861. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 20 April 1861

Äl'üiVJjr, 20 18(51. TH KKK is something particularly pleasant about .fcliD'.perfect coolness with which' our present Miñ isters^çoinc down'to the House and seek to'beñe _ fit.their friftnls ut the expense of the public purse." - AV.ercthe Treasury in .n position, of extreme finan ;^ ./cial prosperity, and the general State of tile Colony . ', ,in a really ' ,! ' satisfactory condition," ' there might 1 . possibly be sume itpnlúsy for their great anxiety '."to prove that they aro not only "liberal" in words, ['' 'but iii deeds also. Persons, who have had the ... pood fortune to hold lucrative appointments in the '. . service of the Government, no sooner retire from :.. motives nf " convenience," or otherwise, than it is 1 ' discovered that they were possessors of á thousand '...virtues, and .that the Colony luis suffered; an irre ; parable, loss ip beintf deprived-of their invaluable ; services. In some instances we find individuals . .. \vlio have filled situations, the ' duties of...

Publication Title: Bell’S Life In Sydney And Sporting Chronicle
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THE NUMBERING OF THE PEOPLE, 1861. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 20 April 1861

I THE NUMBERING OF THE PEOPLE, 1861. I " Thia is tho night ?wo hov to fill up tho senses popor, George, isn't it? , "Yet, I thinks it is, Susy ; has t*bee put post Mic paper ? give it to us, and Martha'll giro us tho benefit ofit.",-.. " Thou'd better writo it. out George, tho bairns are all obed mid ao's tho logera." " Iiít'a seo then, I'll bo number one I suppose, 'George Apple," there that's all right j.'Relation,' n'm no relation, iny relations is all at hume in Ing'and and so is thine Susy. .Relation," n'ln Father then, that'll do, I'll put down Father ¡' now then for condition-eh! Susy, timi's ."b. poser.- What condition do yon thir.k I'm in ?" "Well I think thou's in pretty,fair condition considdrin the awe ful hot weather wo'yejied and all that rain, encl obliged to be out in it all, doy with tho horse and dray." . " Toots woman, that isn't not what they mean, they mean be .1 rich, or poor." " Wo'tit very rich George, the gentry hes the most fine things, an thor filie hats a...

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No title [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 20 April 1861

TiOEn CxiAsn irv BABOONS.-Tho following account 'jtt a tigor^chaso. is extracted from tho North Lincoln 'Sphitix, a regimental papor, published at Graham's town. .Tho writer, after alluding to his sporting expori .enco of all kinds, and in oil quarters of tho globe, declares 'thatrhe never witnessed anything so novel or intensely-ex- citing ns thnt about to ho described':-"Not long ago I ;spent a few days at Fort Brown, a small military, post jon .tho banks of Great Fish Bivor, whoro my friend W. was stationed. One ovoningas my friond and I wore re iturning homo nftor a . soihowliat fatiguing day's buck 'shooting, wo wore startled by' hearing tho most extraer-. dinnryiioiBesndt far from us. It seemed os if all: tho ¡demons in the infernal regions had beon unchained, and iworo amusing themselves by_ trying to. frighten ns poor -mortals by their horrid yelling. ' Wo stood in brcalldeas expectation, not .knowing whnt could possibly be the cause of this diabolical row, with all sorts of...

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To the Editors of Bell's Life in Sydney. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 20 April 1861

To th» XtlUora <¡f BelCj Life ùi SydMg.. . OBsraiurRX,-With- jhioh an entry and BuolvITnndi-' oap», |t. vbuld bo Imrd hidped'if.lh'o .Hândwick Autjiimn Maetitig i{id not receive,'iis woll us tiiey^t, some notice fi'omf cVcir so humble d' Bpribó ns Tc^sus ¡ nn4what a' pleasure it is to hnvo;-no faults to flud.'"' I must, how- ever, qualify thia hitter happiness, by say lng. that,' I might possibly indulge in a inild growl or two, were I to touch upon the two Triennials and thc Biennial Stakes ; which I intend to leave mit of my calculations altogether, confining myself to those races, the entries for which ap- peared in your hist week's issue. Taking it tu a whole, the programme in ita present form, shows a ndirked improvement upon things that hlivo been ; mid must bo luokcd upon ns ii strong evidence of tho undying lovo of tho Turf, which possesses ii largo portion of our felldw colo'iiints. Thu number of really wttJtenitcnted "Cracks" is perhaps small j but Xcnnnot forgo...

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FIRST DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 20 April 1861

»""' ' FIRST DAY..; T ' .. ' . Second Triennial.Cliattcrods Australian Plate.Moi-mou - Mnidou Plate.Inheritor or Transit Bminttors' Purse...'..Euclid I , Freo Handicap .Sheet Anchor, Oalicr, Groy I - . BXÇOSXt T}xr. ." . v [ '., [-T)¡oñnu\\^/j.....,.¿..TAi\conmli>c, Woodcock' ' ) \ ¡ ? Innkeopora' Puno.,.Shoot Anchor .' r ;.. ' St Leeor.Transit City Plato .Gillier Groy, Calypso . . Xitllii)'J)AV. ifirxt Triennial ......Mosa Hose Hundiviek Plato.Archer, ICoh-i-Koor Prince ot' Waled ...ïhiclid ChiimpHgno .TrLiieoiuiileii, Vanquish J. C. ilaiidieap.Inheritor, Sheet Anchor.' At TnttersallVlast evening but little was done ; j in fact there has as yet been no betting to speak of on any oftlie coming events. Our quotations, (which wc-give, however, merely from what we pick up,'not having heard a single bet made in the j room), are, for Tnu FBKK HAKD'ICÍJ>. , 4 to 1 ugst Gillier Groy (tk) B5 to IO - Koh-i-îToor (tk) 200 to IO - Puter Possum (tk) 15 to 10 on Golfer Groy being 1st, 2nd,...

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RANDWICK METROPOLITAN RACES, SECOND TRIENNIAL STAKES, for 8 year old. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 20 April 1861

EANßWICK METKOPOLITAN HACES, Seooxp TMESNIAL STAKES, forQyear old«. Cleeve'* Chatterer.* ' : Skuthorp-'" Elton Tatt'« Alfred North'* Sheet Anchor AOSTUAXIAK PLAT«. ? ? : ' J, Hcnrtcrson'a hrh Monnon, 5 yeats 1 lllggersoti'a c g Veno, aged , -.'*.. Ile »! eire's hg Archer, 4 years , Cowell** g g Golfer (trey, aged. -??.'"' M lIDUlf i\LAT*-!.' . ' Towns' o hTranâit. 3 years Jenner*« cm The Nun, aged M 'Kellar'* h f Heather Hell, S year* Oorrtck'it c g Talleyrand, 4 year* '. T. Lee'* c g New Chum, 3 year» A'. Loder'* b c The Wizard, 3 ytara "Jackman's b h Ruby, 3 year* Unit's b ni Jenny Lind, 4 year* , ..; E. Do Mestre's b g Inheritor, 6 years. v SfiüATTEllB' l'lJUSTl S. .lerner'» br g Larry, aged Croft'» tr m Zitclhr, S year» rârlow's b líSportsrhati, S1 years Iv¿r>''s br li Don Cossack, i years ' White's b e St. aile«, 3 year» Ciorrlck'a b I* Mira, 3 year* ' ' nutter'* |r f Mazella, 3 jean Hlggcrstm'a b c Kcllusc, 3 year» C. Heal'* c g Euclid, aged Boyle's c h Worrier, 4 ycors S. ...

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THE TURF. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 20 April 1861

THE TURF. í>r tho coming Metrotiolitnn meeting and its conj comitnnts, all other turf matters haye hcen absorber! during tfiR past week. The Jockey Club.'have been bard 'nt'work, sometimes doing good.,'and sometimes ' the reverse'5 ' but notwithstanding baneful, influences the Áiüumn Races of 18CI must, be a success. Foremost among; the im- provements we hare to notice the " shorts," n free Handicap iii lieu of the Hurdle Race, which'will no doubt bring a large !V:ld to the post, and, (if the handicaps .already out be any criterion of those to come), produce a good race. The distance (only three-quarters of n mile) will allow of two year-olds 'entcr'ni*, with some chance of success ; but the difficulty of finding light boys is so great as to deter most o wiers from trying it on. - .Since our last, horses have been arriving from all quarters, und settlinif themselves down in the niost convenient snots for prosecuting their train- j 'mg. Daily are their movements and condition scan...

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No title [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 20 April 1861

. Twp TicouflAK» GUINBIS.-The groat moo foV'noxt sprhigaoonui'to croata but' littlo intorost ntprcsont. Of bolting on tho sumo there is virtually 'none,"whilst tho distribution of owners thruuçliout tho length and breadth ol' tho colony,'and tho attention of tho 'racing public to thoir.mbro imuiodinto nVocotiohs, Imo almost put a stop to ttilkiuec nbout tho GtÜuens.' Tho committee of the .Tookey Club mot a fow days baok to considor tho pro- priety, of admitting Ü3thcr into tho ranks of tho caudi dntoa for champion honours, but it was. very justly de- cided tlvifc tho entry could not'bó aocuptod, becutso it wwi not iniido iu proper time, according to thu'«dvior tUed conditions. Touching tho iirriviil and doparturö of horses engaged hvtbis ruco, wo -may nay that Mr llurtló Fisher arrived iront Adolnido last illoriday, mid brottgltt :with him tho nows thñt"Midnight would bo shipped hither immediately »ftor tho Adelaide racos j.; whilst; as may bo soon elsewhere, Mormon lias boon 'sont'...

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SYDNEY HOUSE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 20 April 1861

-SYDNEY HOUSE MARKET. : , Messrs Burt and Co report, tho.pastweek hu» exhibited sn un- usually largo number of fresh hones from tho country districts, Klams, Wollongong, »ni . tho South country ¡ driving them tn lot ! after lot, snit nearly Ml for unreserved sale. For first-cliw» horses , prices hare been maintained, and tile greater portion of tho strone have boan been cleared without difficulty, harness horse« vanning froin£20to£ts: hackneys £12 to £28 ¡ heavy draught at an aver- age of about &1h and £30 i a lot of harness hors« from Kiama averaged ' £'!51 L'ti'unbrokcn horses from tho stud of Uic linn. R. Pltigorald went from Cl to fi'5 per head, Light horses unsaleable. Mr C. Martyn reports tho horse market during tho past week to hara been overstocked ¡ several country lots have been sold but they "were of a light description and not suited to the wants of the Sydney haver«, therefore thc price» have ranged tow. The remain- ing lot of vtcssrs Giles and Turner waa dispos...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 20 April 1861

TEMPERANCE HALL. pRÏNCE OF WALES AVIATEUR MINSTRELS . . ' Olí WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2*. \ "''V;;' \ COírE EARLY jAND SECURtf YOUR,;SEÍ.TS?'^ ¡ . ADMISSION-Oin'Stíiiüko.^ ¿'. ] \'-~",-à"'t GREATiATTRAOTÎON I GREAT ATTRACTION H. ¡,M|- ,;>:.."»'! -^-ÍIIIIH:'' "? «.'.'.'.?"? : '';'" TEMPERANCE HALL, ON; WEDNESDAY. ' . .?? ? ' - ADMISSION-OMS Briiixiyo. 1 '????.;.' SBED-WHEAT* SE BD WHEAT.SEED WffBAT.'\ '"Ï7JIE undersigned.havb'just received their annual tm-' L-portatioiiof 0TIOIOE ADELAIDE PRIM10SEED 'WHEAT, ^comprising tho RED STRAW, LAMAS;aud TUSCAN Bamplee, Which have arrived in splendid con-' dilion. .v; ,;"¿ . ' ' ' [ ' Tlioso who' nro desirous of having some of tho above j for. ohnngo of seed aro requested* to send (heir orders promptly. -?.0 . . , - , FERRIS & SON, .j SSO.v .. . . NW Theatre, Pitt-street, Sydiioyi" COMFORTABLE BO ARTI AND RESIDENCE oii' most moderate terms nt 15" Liverpool-street", near Burdokin's Terrace,' 8-10 \M ETROPÖLITANRANpWICKV, MEETING.^ iVI/' '^'8...

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COURT OF EXCHEQUER. [Before Mr Baron Marlin.] [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 20 April 1861

. COTJBT OP ÈXCHEftUER. ' ' ' ' :' [Before Mr Baron Marlin.] ? ?: '?? Í. \ .CONFESSIONS .br .t. SPOBTINO IUK.-SPARKES y. HoDons.-This waa ou action brought by. tho plaintiff, a contractor at York,' against tho defendant, a gin distiller nt Lumbcth. .Tho defendant pleaded " Hot Guilty.'' Tlio plaintill" said-T"I am-a contractor-.at York, and also a betting man and book-maker on tho turf. I at first resided at Bristol, whore I became unfortunate in business, and paid my creditors 14s in tho pound. . My real namo is Fox, but being in want of money, I was ad- vised by Porry, tho 'Tipton Slashor,' and thou ?* Cham- pion of England,' to go round tho country with him and porform in sparring matchos with him. For that ¡ pur- . pose I; changed my unmo to 'Bob Sparkes.' Chi our tour we passed into York, and advertised a ?1 Bet-to' for that night, but Perry was not 'tip to tho mark,* and never carno near tho place. A brewer then took com- passion upon mc, and Boeing that I was poor, put mo int...

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SYDNEY HORSE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 27 April 1861

SYDNEY HORSE MARKET. Messrs. Hurt nail Co., »port a nilly stocker! market, with fresh lots of country horses continually, averaging, consequently tho de- mands nre much exceeded by thc supplies. Since last report wo hnvetlUposcil of one lot from Goulburn, and 3 lots from Klnmri, and Slio.ilh.iven, prices Kinsing from £10 to £30-also tho second batch of Fitzgerald's horses, (unbroken, J 20 of which varied from £S tu JS20 each._?_._

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SYDNEY MARKETS, FRIDAY. WHOLESALE PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 27 April 1861

SYDNEY MARKETS, FHIDAV. WHOLHBALS ritICBfl. WnrAT,iï«firt lo7«nd perliiiiheli Hour,£10 tnX'20 perlón: hoir muire, 6« OU t-Os 0.1; «ul do. S* Oil too«; barley. Os Od to On Od; capo do 4s EU to Si 0,1 par tmiliul ; hay, «alon, £6 Ul £8 : Incorno. £3 I Os to £4 pisr Inn ; Linter. 91 tn Oi ; cheese, 6<l (n Oil ; bacon Od to 8,1 por Iii I Kent Os SI lo III Oil mr Uracil ; fowls, 2« Sil ti 8« 0,1 per couple: pnisniM, £» Ma £010 uer ton: fat pli!» Cl per pound; twef, 40«, mutton, SO pur cm ; 111,1c«. bu to 17s i tobacco, ls 2,1 to I« (kl per Iii, heat quality. Lucarne soul ls rt por lb, retail 2s ¡ nrrennlal red clover, ditto ditto; while Dutch, 2< Bd per lb: «Union and mixe I graues; 2*0.1 p«r lb, loruliuin lacctiaratum.Od por lb; seed oats ss Od to 4s. per bushel, FERRIC AND SON, Commission Agents.

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No title [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 27 April 1861

ITATMARKCT PRIORS -Hay, 6< Gd io Os Od s straw, 4s 6d to Si QA ; wheal. 0. ai u> 7s Od; oats. 3» 3d to 4s 3d; harley. 4i 0.1 io4»til:cows, CS ls lo£10 ls; ulives, 25s to 40 : ttsrk, £5 ls tn £0 10s per ton ; Kreon stiinTTram lOd tu ls perdor.cn bundles; cora,4s OJ to 4s Od per bushel. ?

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No title [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 27 April 1861

TUB suspension of Mn W. P. MOFPAT from practising before the Powes MAGISTRAT*, for a period ofthree?months, and the meeting extraor- dinary of the Magistracy, convened for'the pro- curation of their endorsement of the sentence, will form the subject of an article in our next.

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THIS CHESS-BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 27 April 1861

THIS CHESS-BOARD. My little love, do you romoinbor, Ero wo wcro grown so nady wise, . Thoso evenings in tho bleak Decombor, Curtnin'd warm from Ibo Snowy weather, When you and I played ohoss together, Checkmated by each other's oyes ? ? Ah, still I soo your soft white hnnd "Hovering wnrm o'er Queen and Knight. Bravo Pawns in valiant battlo stand j Tho double castles guard tho wings j 1 Tho Bishop benton distant things, Movos, sidling through tho fight. Our fingers touch ; our glances moot, And faltor ¡ falls your goldon hair Against my chook ; your bosom sweet Is heaving. ' Down tho field, your Quoen ' Bides slow her soldiery all between, And checks mo unaware.. Ah, me ! tho littlo battle's done, I Disperst is all its chivalry ; Pull many n movo sinco then havo'wo 'Mid Life's perplexing chequers made. And many a game with Fortuno play'd "What is it wo have won ? This, this nt lenst-if this alone That nover, nc vor, never moro. As in those old still nights of yore, (Bro wo .were grow...

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