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MAIL NOTICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 7 June 1883

.-.AIL ,NOTICES. Shilfp closo tl ? io'lsfI llP'ost-flico for thd fobll6'iiig placc :idcr :-e.dr 'oi S:alo losied:ldo Trarsalgn, \Val -hllloai ;Tobnigabil, Melboilhrno, Port Albert, Tarraville;?c[, at 11n.m. daily. ? For Stratford,,; " riridalo; Blrtthen; Oteoo, Gramit, Daigo,- otc., daily at 12.30 FPor Uppor lMatfri doily at 3 p.m. SFor cllylelil, GINieaegie, O0e war, (nd S ate onoi(PueldiiysTharsdays, and Cttridas; g 3oloig; diuly at .. 5 p.. The Post-offlce. is open foi tologrnns ,at 8.3lQ (.l. ,ii118i . i ; closiing etween 1 and 2 ain sr il? l.. Postal businuss rfin? i .a - in till. i. , l U "Mail 6?ibiso fbir sfto lr at' the undoer montionod places, s under :- - Sald ats.3tbp lisehi.ly. .ringolong, e at 10.5 a.m. daily. ..Awry,.nb ;l30n.ni daily: . Stratford, at 3.15 p.m. daily. . Us oyfield, 8.10 am. Tuesdayes, .Theur. days, mid Saturdayd .

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MAFFRA SHIRE COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY, 6TH JUNE. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 7 June 1883

IIAFFRA SHIRE COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY, GTI" JUNe. Present-Ot n. Landy (president), Davis, ,lorstman,, \illinms, 'Linton, and:'Ecclcs..: : . -: IThe minutes of prevlous meeting' having been read and confit iod- Cr. Williams olbjectiig to: the dieputatio appointed-to.proceed to Melbourno re public buildilgs,.&c.-thlo outward and inward correspondence was also road and disposed of. S. . COIRRESPONDIONCE. From thei Treasury, forwarding sub.' idjy aintlntit for •completiodi.-Ro ceived. From Avon Shire, rcgarding' repairs' requirod in: Po?e';s Lmi' and', near" the Cheese Factory, at tle boundaryof the twvo shires, requesting to knoir what antount the Miaffr Shire wivuld cinttri bhtte to ;tose works ; and suggesting a conference of thei'shiree en ericer ngieneer to noerfc' iti Avon Shiro engineer an ireport. From W! J. Gilchrist,. witl receipt for chleqtol froni council.lReceivedY From Clirk of Petty Session ,Wal halla, informing council that the fines imposed onE. Smith andti others ha...

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MELBOURNE STOCK REPORTS Wednesday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 7 June 1883

I6LBOURNE TOOK REPORTS (Bhy E?orgaRiO TELEOIRAPII.) . Wednesday ..Evening. le-ri A. 3'Lean and Co.'roport:- a Cnttle.- 1,730 headr forward. slight rise in primo lots; other sorts caltered. Wo sold M'Colo's and crarton's bullocks and cows; also a uck of calves at full market rates, lr , E. A. Paterson roports :-Fat rtl?.-1750 head dri~nsn fo.; mostly ediulu and inferior, with few prime; ices slightly better for good cattle, ,t no impiovement for other sorta at Calves.--109 f rded; sales fully to 10s in advancoeof last week's .o Best in sold to 90s. I sold 17 om Stratford to £3 7 s'd, and 10 m ale to £3 2s Gd.: Fat Sheep,- ego supply forward, viz., 13,700, ,css for both merinos and cross-breds eined about is Gd to 2s. Isold 230 m larragul at 12as 10d. Fat Lambs. 1500 penned, and prices about'isame last week. fessrs. Dal. Campbell and Co. re rt:-Fat Cattle-1,700 head penned; incipally medium quality, 'very few ing prime. Good attondance of the ode, and last week's rates were main ined,...

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SALE OF THOROUGHBRED HORSES. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 7 June 1883

SALE OF THOROUGHBRED HORSES ' STho annual' sal of thorouglbreld,' half breodand draught horses, on account of Mr Alexander Smith, of Lindonon;, Gipps land, :took :place at Kirk's' Bazaar on Tuesday 'unddr thi auspices- of IMessrs. Campbell, Pratt and Co. Thoro was a 'very!largo gathering of purchasers, the competition was extromoly brisk;,' dnd the whole'of thilots weorreadily dislosoed of.' The'averago of the prices obtained' com paroed.'very'" favorably withl that of:' last' year's sale, the receipts being a little over £563for head, as against £46 in the pro eeding year. A number of horses wore putchasd,: by Meoser D. Warnor, Wm. n Macklin and E. Weookes for thei Indimai niarklet.,:The following is a: liatof-the prices obtaiined for the 35 tthoroughbredsl with the names of the purchasers :; Clipper, brown gelding, foaled S1879, by Smuggler--Ir L.. 0G SCalvert ... ..... ... 31 10 Donna Julia, bay mare, foaled 1878,byDonGiovanni-MIr Wmin f Macklin ... ...... ... 31 10 Adonis, bay g...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 7 June 1883

Trade Notices. T. B. ABBOT.T. CHEMIST, DRUGGIST, Ai, DENTIST. SALE AND MAFFRA, IN? THANKING the publio for past favors and soliciting a continuance of the support so liberally accorded him, begs to call attention to his Srs ceIAIvsm , many of which (more parti cularly his Chlorodyno, Antibilious Pills, and Odontalgine) have comnanded a large sale for the lastfourteenorfifteenyears,and proved equal if not superior to all other preparations of the kind, his CHLORODYNE is pronounced by eminent physicians and all who havo used it, superior to any similar preparation. It speedily relieves in whrtoverorgan and whatover cause, pain and produces a feeling of comfort and quietude not obtainable by other remedies, allays irritation of the nervous system, creates a calm refreshing sleep, and there are no bad effects. It nets liko a charm in DiarrhOea, Dysentry, Colic, Spasms, Palpitation, and gives almost immediuto relief in Bronchitis, Asthma, Neuralgia, Hysteria, Whooping and other Coughs, S...

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EUROPEAN TELEGRAMS. (AGE.) LONDON, June 4. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 7 June 1883

EUROPEAN .TELEGRAMS. (AGE.) Loxnoo, June 4. Prince` Bismarck; who recently threateneid to .. bolish . the German Reichstnag nlesi: certain: reforms'. on behalf of the Socialists were adopted, his now consented to modify'the extent of his demands, and a compromise will probably be affected. In consequenco of the recent riots which have taken place between the Turks and the Christians in Erzeroum the principal city in Armenia, the Ger man Government have formally do mnsded from the Porto thoappointment of Christian governors in tho town. The vacancy caused by the death of the late Right Host. Rickard Deasy, one of the Lords Justices of Appeal in the Supreme Court of Ireland, has'been filled by the appointment of theI Right Hon. Charles It. Barry, one of the judges of the Qnon's Bench Division in Ireland.. Mr. James Murphy, Q.C.; who assisted in coiducting the Crown prosecutioni in the cases of tlu 'Phmini* Park murderers,: has been '-appointed Judge of the Q2cen's Bench Division. SA F...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 7 June 1883

Auctions. FAT AND STORE CATTLE, SHEEP, & . IIAFFRA, FRIDAY, JUNE 8. A M?LEAN and CO. will Sell at their . yards-- '1 20 Prime Fat Bollocks and Cows 150 Splendid Bullocks and Steers, from 21 to 4 years old, very quiet, and in fresh condition. 45 Superior Cors' and Hoifers. 100 Splendid good conditioned Bul locks, all one brand. ' Also, On account. of Messrs'. Culter: and - Stewart, of Manaro -400:?agnificent -Bullocks,- ;4Cand 5 years old, well bred, well grown, and in fine condition, and remark. .. ably quiet, as they are all selected from dairy herds. On account of Archbia Stewart, Esq., of ..Bombala,' .S.W. 300 Grand large-framed- Bullocks, 4, 5, and 6 years' old, good colors, well bred, :and very quiet; a superior lot. The'above two lots hane bon inspected by our MIr AllanMILean, and for breed' ing, quality, and condition,: arc superior to any forward thii season' from?N.S.W., a large proportion being nearly fat. Also, 700' Splendid Cross-bred Sheep, good wool, and in;goo...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 7 June 1883

Coaches, - .o. COBB and CO:'s COACHES leave CRITERION HOTEL. SALE to BAIRNSDALE, 1.45 p.m. daily (Sunday excepted), arriving at lairnsdalo at 7.30 p.m. Fare, 10as. All information, &e., at Cobb and Co;.' -OtieQrorttefor-Hotel-ESalo : :-o. u., ROBERTSON, WAGNER & Cb. Sale to Maffra.and Newry ROYAL MAIL. A COACH will RUN DAILY between above places, leaving Newry daily at 9.45 am., llaffra 11.15 am., arriving at Salo at 12.45 p.m, and return the same day, leaving Sale on arrival of train for Ml?'ra and Neowry. Passengers and parcels booked at the following places : Sale, Criterion Hotel ; faffra, J Knox's IMetropolitan Hotel; and at Rawlin's Newry Hotel. J. FISHER. HEYFIELD TO MAFFRA. IBE Conveyance between the above I places will be DISCONTINUED until further notice. Any parcels that can be forwarded on horaback will be duly delivered. All parcels must be prepaid, and any for Senton or Glonmaggie will be erwarded by H IMax?ield. JAMES KING, Mailman. ROYALL1MAIL COACHES...

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COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. GIPPSLAND STOCK REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 7 June 1883

M?IesArs'A. MLLea tond Co., of-Maffra, report':--On Thursday -last we .hold a clearing out, sl , at Traralgorn l.Pak (in conjutictivo. With Mess'rs R. Gibsobi mid Co;)' d' aducco?i? f" 1f\6usars Cai?i?lioll Bros.. at which there was an isnmenose at. tbndance, and as the stock, eto., snbmitted ias very-good, tho-eomnpctitioni.wuwa otl usually brisk, ?n?nltollgctlhor tho' sale ajs:aio of. tlis most .successful:aevoi held ii\ 'ippslad, the draught stock in., par, ticular making an oxtremeljr atisfidtob?' cvorage. Appoeded aro the prices r c=a llseod--ll0:b'ullooks- at fronm L5b td L7 a1 ,d.averaging abott LO l6a;s workiag bul. ,]oks, at 'L20 10s paerpair ;. mill owa;to 715s ; fat sheeop, from 14s 3l to 15s 2d. Iore'o--l)pugt lataaraes, .rwithout folas, hroketialld uatriokonkd L'j3 to L.50 uvorr * ilg L4 10sn; ollings, brioken and uai lirolleii' frain 130 ItoI 38, ierg?glg "L33 ss 18montlis : old' fillies, avoraging L20' iOd ;'.O tind 8-dmontbhst.old foals, front L1 tp L19 10s, averagin...

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EUROPEAN TELEGRAMS. (AGE.) LONDON, June 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 11 June 1883

EUROPEAN TELEGRAMS. (AGE.) LONDON, June 7. The .' Echo," a London evening paper, states that. the Duke of Albany has been offered the Governorship of Victoria on the termination of the Marquis of Normanby's term... Another' ongagemeont has taken place in the Soidan between the Egyptian troops, under Hicks-Paslha, and the followers- of the Mahdi, the false prophet.. The forces of the latter numbered 5000,. but they were signally defeated, with a loss of 500 killed, and a much largernumber wounded. An application has been made on behalf of Jas. Carey, the informor, that hlie should be released from custody, but the Government have declined to agree to it. The report that several persons have been poisoned by the Irish Invincibles in' Dublin has been inquired into by the authorities, and has proved to be unfounded. The Albanians are very- strongly opposed to-the cession of a portion- of their territory to Monitenegro, and several stubborn encounters have taken, place between the Albani...

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A ROMANTIC INCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 11 June 1883

A ROMANTIC INCIDEN.T. A correspondent informstle "Thimes" of a romantic incident whichhoas re cently occurred in a prosperous Lon don suburb. A devoted young High Church curate of interestingi appear ance and great popularity ia his dis trict, was waited upon by'a younglady of considerable attractions,, but with an air of deep melancholy, 'and clad in somewhat Ecathetic garb. After some confusion and the shedding, of. a tear, sh3 revealed to him that she: had ven tured to visit him on a matter deeply affecting her happiness, and she feared her life. The curate naturally asked what it might be; but after several attempts to speak, choked by siobs, she informed him that the matter was one of such deep importance that.;eo could not impart it except at her own abode, where she adjured hinm as her spiritual friend, by all Ihe hold sacred to visit her. After some conversation the reverend gentleman promised to do- so, and the next day he called at the address given to him. The young lady ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 11 June 1883

Auctions. 1920 'A1oES GOOD GRAZING LAND FOR SALE. A J 'LEAN & CO., have for private sale on account of L. O.-Smith, Eq., of Mselbourne, the property rknown as THEE BACK CREEK PADDOCK, in Tinamba, containing 1920 acres of good Grazing Land, well grassed and abun dantly watered in all seasons. The pro perty is securely enclosed with post and rail, cattle and sheep proof fences, and is admirably situated, the survey of the pro posed' railway' to Bairnsdale' passing through" it.:.'There- is a splondid' supnl of Roa Gum timber on the proportywhich will be :extremely'" valuable- fora railway sleepers ,.ie. also a comfortable cottage. Early application invited. " W[AVING- Established a Branch of our H Business in- Melbourne, we are now prepared to hold WEEKLY SALES of Cattle, 'Sheep, etc at the Flemington Yards, and to undertake the salo'of all hinds of Property, Farm Produce etc., privately or by puclic auction. WYe are also in a position to negotiate Loans on freehold securities ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 11 June 1883

UUMUsiU, mu. 0BB and CO.'s COACHES leave CRITERION HOTEL. SALE to BAIRNSDALE, 1.45 p.m. daily (Sunday excepted), arriving at Iaindalo at 7.30 p.m. Faro, 10. All information, &c., at Cobb and Co.'s Office, Criterion Hotel, Sale. ROBERTSON, WAGNER & CO. Sale to Maffraand NeTw'y ' y A COACI will RUN DAILY between above places, leaving Newry daily at 9.45.m ., Maffra 11.15 am., arriving at Silo at 12.45 p.m, and return tho same day, leaving Sale on arrival of train for 3hSlar and Nowry. , . Pasiengers and parcels booked at.the following places Salo, Criterion Hotel; Malfra, J Knolx's Metropolitan Hotel; and. at Iawwlin's Newry HoteL . J. FISHER. HEYFIELD TO M~AFFRA. THE Conoeyaneo between the above places will bbo DISCONTINUED until further notice. Any parcels. that can be forwarded on horaback will be duly delivered. All parcels' must be propaid, and any for Ston or Glnmaggie will b orearded by H_ axfiold. .". JAIES KING, S Mailnian. ROYAL'MAIL COACHES. TOONGABBIE TO SE...

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THE Maffra Spectator. MONDAY MORNING, JUNE 11, 1883 [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 11 June 1883

MOcNDAY .IoRNING, JUNE i,` 1883 Is -tho. early part of April I?st the QuBonsland. 'Go'ernment a..naithorised some of .their oflicials to proceed to Now Guinea, 'to plani on its shores the British' Ensign, and -to. take' formal posssion, of tho island, or a portion thereof, on l;ehalf of the Queen. This having&-beeni done, the Govirnment conmmuiihicated to Her M'ajesty's Minis tors their action, and asked the Royal assent.to the annexation of the south eusterns portion of this extensive island. Judgi ig'fromn'the reports which iiave re~ched us by telegram, the opinions 'of thm inmjority of the inhabitants of the Britisli :Emire. are in favor of such annexation,- and the ,oinly ;priniipal. objectors ara Sir M; Hicks-Beach, and, thi Earl of Derby, in whose opilions,, stations on the coast of the island would be sulicient Nieitlher' of these two gentle?ns halie charned: for theri-: selves such' position: in the rank of statesmen that their opiiions slould go for very much, and.i...

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COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. MAFFRA STOCK REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 11 June 1883

OOAliJlROI.A L INTElLLIdEKO2E. --.-. " AFFPP SOTOCK aEroTSm. Mossrs A. 31'Loan and Co., of Maifre, report :-Largo supply forward; no im provoment in prices. We sold'light fat cows, inmedium quality, to-'£5 10s; Mr Archibald Sionwrt'a store bullocks at'£5 79 all round ; half.fat cows. at four guineas. Fat sheep at ils 6d." SoMssro. English, Little, and Co.,roport : -Fat Cattlo:-Very few forward'; bid dingo brisk for anything good. Bullocks, £7 to £8; cows, froan L5 10a to L6 10s; vealors, to L2 10s. Storoes-About 1600 yarded bullocks,L4 10stG:L,'5 7s ; good conditioned storos, LO 4s ; oows, L2 10a to LSs; o. ,A good many stores passed in. arELIOURNB PRODOCE MARKnET. MeIosars. William Adnmson and Co report for the wol" Oanding Juno 6: raOin-Wheat has boon in fair demand, but at a reductiofn on our last quotatiotis. .'oldoes are unwilling to reduce prices, howeveorandictul salesa le othloroforeboon but small.' "A fewlinue have boon quitted at 5s, which is nominally market price to. day...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 11 June 1883

General Fielding (writes a London correspondent to an Adelaide journal) has an article in this morith's Nine teenth Century, in which he -speaks hopefully of the efforts which are being made to fit some of the sons of our upper classes for colonial life. It has not been found hitherto that the upper classes are the ones fromn which the most successful emigrants'are usually drawn; but perhaps if cricket can be rendered available to any extent as a source of income they may:, have a better chance.-: I. have: freuently seeon msnibers of tho-workingclasscs looking on and expressing surprise at: the amount of toil and apparent inconve Snienee voluntarily encountenred by our "curled darlings" for the sake of foot ball and cric'.et SA Wise DEAcox.-"Deacon Wilder, I want you to tell me how you keptyour self and famtily so well the past. season, when all the rest of us have been sick so much, and have had the doctors running to us so often." "Brother Taylor, the answer is very easy. I used H...

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MELBOURNE. Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 11 June 1883

MELBOURNE. (noie oun OWN CORaREeONcENT.) Saturday. The miibot iiiteresting horror of thie hour,isn the late disgusting tragedy off Little. Bourke-street, and,.for which a Chinaman, Ah KKet, and a white woman, .named Annie- Thomas have been arrested. An inquest, was held yesterday, but nothing more than the taking of'evidence was gone into, and the inquest remains adjourned until Thursday next, when, there is no doubt, some delightful disclosures will be made.:i Life in that particular portion of the city is well known to be horrible and also precarious, the occupants al ways living in a " dangerous-to-be safe state." It was my good fortune to be present at a performance given by the Hotham Social and Dramatic Club on Wednesday last, when they produced forthesixth time "ThoeColleen Bawn." The performance was very creditable to the young club, as it has now concluded the first year of its life. The evening was rendered more pleasant on account of the members having appointed it for a ...

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A SHADOWY STORY. A TALE OF THE IRISH REBELLION OF '98. CHAPTER I. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 11 June 1883

A SHADOWY STORY. A TALT OF Tnl InlBlI REELLIOw oF '08.. (From Cliamhrer'u Jourenal.i) OnArraen I. Tio' terriflo outbreak in Ireland;. known us the rebellion of '98, seemns to have attracted less attention' from tlii students of literature than many other' events of imlportanice in ourr national history. 'Not onlyaro the tales in connection therewith scanty; but it may be doubted, witli all our' spread of education, if an' average sciool boy or girl could give anything" like a connected or distinct account of' thiii crisis, or could namel a volmine con taiiling a full'history of it. It-is alinost' certain that these school-boys tull' sclhool-girls would be found far better posted up about the Spanisli Armnda' oi the wams of Charles I. But for all that, it was a terrible outbreak, as we haven said, and few countries lior passed. 'through greater trials tlian did Englind: aind Ireland'tllen; and while afiythiig at all.bearing 'on politics or faction is utterly foreign in our" story, ye...

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CORRESPONDENCE. [We do not hold ourselves responsible for the opinions of our Correspondents.] A DANGEROUS PRACTICE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE MAFFRA SPECTATOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 11 June 1883

C ORRESPONDENaE. -4--t [We do not hold ourselves responsible for the opinions of our Correspondoents.] A DANoGEROUS PRACTICEK TO TlB EDITOR OF Tll MAFPIRA SBOOTATOR. SSen,-As you are always- ready to give space to matters of local iinterest in your .paper, and especially so when they bear jl sany way on thie snfety of the travelling public, I trust you will find room for the following :-As it is better to prevent an accident by timely warning than to assist or alleviate sufferings afterwards, I beg to call your attention to the very dangerous prae. tico indulged in by drovers of cattle who'mako the precincts of Gibson and Knox's bridge a camping ground at night time. These people invariably place several largo saplings across one end of the bridge to prevent the stock going that way, while they themselves guard the road at the opposite, end.. This practice has been carried on for years past, and although anybody inight picture what the result would be to a traveller either on horseb...

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SHOCKING TRAGEDY IN FRANCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Maffra Spectator — 11 June 1883

SHOOCKING TRAGEDY IN FRANCE. Anll xtraordinary trial for murder Las just lhen held before the assizes of tihe Cotos du Nord at tSaint I3rilec. Oi Feb. 12 last, a sack coutaining thli head and shoulders of a man was found ii a mill stream at Plerin. On the Jugod'Instructioinappearing atIIleory's cottage the wife of the deceased fainted away, and it was not until thie next morning that slie asuliciently recovered her senses to make a full confession of lier crime to the judicialautlioritios. Madame Henry, a very powerful woman of thirty, explained that for some time past shie and her husband had lived on bad terms, owing to the drunken habits of thine latter. Although a good worker, all his: money went to purchase drink, and his wifo, who a few months ago inherited a little property, determined that the " windfall" should not be disposed of in a shnilar manner. On -,Feb. th IIenry returned from, hisiwork in a state of intoxication, and after soname words between the two, thli woman se...

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