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LATEST SPORTING. VICTORIAN RACING. VICTORIAN AMATEUR TURF CLUB. GRAND NATIONAL MEETING. FIRST (G.N. HURDLE) DAY. REALGAR WINS THE BIG EVENT THE FAVOURITE RUNS FOURTHAND VINDICTIVE AND LINDA WIN THE MOONDAH PLATE AND PURSE RESPECTIVELY. (By Telegraph.) (From our own Correspondent.) CAULFIELD, 5.5 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 7 August 1898

LATEST SPORTING.. VICTORIAN RACING. VICTORIAN AMATEUR TURF CLUB. GRAND SATIONAI MEETING. FIRST (G.N. HURDLE) DAÏ. REALGAR WINS THE BIG EVENT THE FAVOURITE RUNS FOURTH AND VINDICTIVE AND USDA WIS THE MOONDAH PLATE AND PURSE RESPECTIVELT <By Telegraph.) (From oar own. Correspondent.) CAULFIELD, 5.5 p.m. »revity being tte soul of wit, and also! accuracy, time, and expense, as far as in- tercolonial telegrams with your colony are concerned, it will suffice to say that glorious weather prevailed, the attendance was good, and the racing provided ex- tremely satisfactory and interesting. The big race was, of course, the soul cf the day's programme, the betting on odds. Reindeer was accorded much, sup- port at 6's, the winner, Realgar, not want- ing in supporters, who took the 10"s offer- ing freely. The race does not admit of mnch de- scription. The field getting away on terms, The Hall assumed command, and leading the field for about two- miles, died away at the home turo, wher...

Publication Title: West Australian Sunday Times
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REGISTERED COMPANIES. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 7 August 1898

< REGISTERED COMPANIES. i The following companies were regis- tered in the Supreme Court during the week :-B. T. Veale and Company, Ltd. (490 Newcastle-street, Perth), The Mount Magnet Occidental G.M. Co., No Liability (3 Moir s-cham hers, St. George's Terrace, Perth), The Albany Co-operative Society (Frederick-street, Albany). The town clerk of Bulong (Mr. W. S. j Lecky) is in town with reference to the ; proposed taking over by the Govern- j ment of the Taurus-road battery, which is now under offer. Mr. Lecky has re- presented the matter in the proper ] quarter, and states that if necessary a ] guarantee can be furnished to the Gov- J eminent that 5,000 tons of stone will j be sent to the battery as soon as it is j taken over. It is probable that the j Government will close with the offer, j The latest news from Lawlers states j that the miners are all busy at work, in I different manners, from windlass to wind- ing-plant. The Great Eastern battery is kept going night a...

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THE PENAL SYSTEM. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 7 August 1898

THE PENAL SYSTEM. Thus Le Grondeur in Geraldton "Ex- press":-The motion of Mr. Vosper lately caried in the Assembly, for the ap- pointment of a Royal Commission to in- quire in to the penal system of the colony, cannot but result in great im- provement in the condition of the unfor- tunates, who, to the number of 357 are at present in "durance vile.' It is signi- ficant that the two members who have been most prominently in this connection -Messrs. Kenny and Vosper are both eminently qualified to deal with such matters, Mr. Vosper having been a pri- soner himself, more than once, while Mr. Kenny was a warder in the Imperial ser vice some years ago-many of the "old hands" will remember both Kenny and Tom Stroud in the old Geraldton gaol once known as "Snowdon's paddock." * * * * While it doesn't do to place implicit confidence in all reports emanating from within prison walls, yet, as there is no smoke without fire, it is pretty cer- tain that disclosures will be made before the Comm...

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MINING TELEGRAMS. THE BULONG PUBLIC BATTERY MEETING AT BULONG. (By Telegraph.) (From our own Correspondent.) Bulong, Saturday Afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 14 August 1898

MINING TELE- j GRAMS. j THE BULONG PUBLIC BATTERY MEETING AT BOLONG (By Telegraph.) (From our own Correspondent) Bulong, Saturday Afternoon. A large public meeting teas held here last night, anti representatives from all parts of the disrtict were present. The following resolutions were passed unan- imously, first, "That this meeting would urge on the Government the necessity of providing the districts of Bulong, Taurus, Jubilee, BaJlagundi, and Burke's Find with a public battery, as unless cheap and efficient crushing facilities are very soon afforded, the majority of the residents will have to leave the district'' Second, "That tire Government be strongly urged to pur- chase tiie Bulong Ore Reduction Com- pany's tramway and battery for use as a public crusher, as this proposal offers them an exceptional chance of obtain- ing a really good plant, centrally situ- ated, at a very low price." A petition to the Government, urg- ing the establishment of a public battery at Bulong is als...

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A HORRIBLE BOATS CREW. SIX LEPERS ADRIFT AT SEA. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 14 August 1898

rv SIX LEPERS ADRIFT AT SEA Some excitement was occasioned io the «¡ty lately (says the Sydney "Daily Telegraph"'") when a rumor was circu- lated to the effect that a coasting stea- mer had picked up a boat at sea con- fining a number of lepers. The story in some quarters was that the lepers were making an attempt to escape from the Lazarette at Little Bay when they were discovered ; but this proved to be false. As a matter of fact, six of the patients at Little Bay went out fishing in the morning in a flat-bottomed boat, which was far from sea-worthy. The craft- was safe enough while under the lee of the shore, but she_ drifted sea- wards before the fresh westerly wind that was blowing, and the occupants in then* enfeebled condition were unable to make any headway homeward. They quickly realised their peril, and made signals of distress for some considerable time without attracting attention. At last- Captain Brown, of the steamer Civi- lity, which - was bound from Kiama to Sydney,...

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SYDNEY RACING. TATTERSALL'S CLUB AUGUST MEETING. THE MELBOURNE CUP CANDIDATE DEFEATED. THE CHIEF BEATS MERLOOLAS EASILY. (By Telegraph.) (From Our Own Correspondent.) Randwick, Saturday Afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 14 August 1898

SÏMEY BiCffiG. TATTERSALLS CLUB AUGUST MEETING. THE MELBOURNE CUP CANDI- DATE DEFEATED THE CHIEF BEATS MERLOOLAS EASILY. (By Telegraph.) (From Our Own Correspondent) Randwick, Saturday Afternoon. The August race meeting oT TattersalTs Club was held to-day, the attendance being fair, the cloudiness of the weather having doubtless deterred many intend- ing spectators from attending. The fol- lowing are the results: THE TRAMWAY HANDICAP. Of 70 sovs. ; second horse 10 BOTS, from the prize. Six furlongs. The Tola (Cook). 1 Ampier (Rogers) ... ... 2 Capador (Gardiner) ... 3 Betting-3 to 1 the .winner. Twenty started. Time, lmin. 18sec THE AUGUST STAKES. A handicap of ?0 SOYS. ; second horse 5 sovs. from the prize. Seven furlongs. Alemene (Fielder). 1 Geology (MTarlane) ... 2 Tecoma (Durston) ... 3 Winner started favorite at 2 to 1. Won easily. Twenty-two started. Time, lmin. 32fsec THE HAMPDEN STAKES. Of 100 sovs. : second horse 10 sovs. from the prize. One mile and a furlong. The Chief (...

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SATURDAY'S LATEST COOLGARDIE RACING. SECOND DAY. A GOOD DAY'S SPORT. TOXIC WINS THE CUP. SNAPSHOT CARRIES OF THE SECOND HURDLES. (By Telegraph.) (From Our Special Correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 14 August 1898

SÄTÜBDATC LATEST COOIfiAEDIE RACIM SËC0ND MT. A GOOD DAY'S SPORT TOXIC WINS THE CUP SNAPSHOT CARRIES OF THE SECOND HURDLES (By Telegraph.) (From Oar Special Correspondfirit.) Coolgardie, Saturday Afternoon. Tbe Coolgardie Raring Club's meet- ing vas brought to a close to-day, the weather being fine, and the^attendance very large. Although, the going was heavy, the racing was of a most interest- ing character. The Adelaide and Mel- bourne results were posted on the ground by the Western Australian Press Agency* an innovation that was much appreciat- ed. The following are the results: SECOND HURDLES. Snapshot. ... 1 Damocles ... ... ... 2 Wild Wave ." ... 3 Dividend, £3 7s. PRESIDENT HANDICAP. Holly . ..: 1 Black Boolka ... - 2 Bruce Lowe .3 Dividend, £26 10s. COOLGARDIE CUP' Toxic ... ... I Fadladeen ., 3 Yale Lock... ... ? - 3 Dividend, £10 6s. GRANDSTAND HANDICAP. Black Boolka ... ... 1 Spectator ... ... 2 Brayleigh ... .... 3 FAREWELL HANDICAP. "Victory ... . ... ... 1 Brüse Lowe ...

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THAT TRIP TO THE COLLIE. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 14 August 1898

THAT TRIP TO THE COLLIE. Thus "Bungarra"' on the Parliamen- tary trip to the Collie in " Geraldton Els press" :-The writer had the good for- tune to ride in a car containing three Jay Peas and two duly. elected legislators besides a civil servant and an ordinary two-legged man. L say good fortune, be- cause the conversation was intellectual and refined as became grave and rever- ent seigneurs at the helm of the ship of ¡ state, a liberal education in . facti in every story related, and a fund of wit. and anecdote such as must have made Hem, Sham, . and Tophet, the three sons of Noah, .shake with laughter as they whirled away the tedious hours in the ark,, long, long ago, before - even-the Forrest Ministry came into power. I stood it as long as {.tired nature would allow and, as the j train was careering along ot quite five miles an hour and thc dcors were fast, 11 crawled through the lamp-hole ^n the I roof and sat down to collect my. scat ¡ ter ed wits. Luckily again, for within a ...

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IS IT TRUE? [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 14 August 1898

IS IT TRUE ? -Cl That the advertisement in our dailies for an inspector to one of oin* suburban councils is only à farce 1 That- this job ie cut and dried for a certain individual now resigning another important post) That about 30 or 40 working men have been taken in out Leederville way after having paid in some cases up to£20 or £50 upon lands and buildings? That this Leederville case shows the ne- cessity for some amendment -in our laws which will prevent land sharks from ac- cepting deposita upon ground where they have no power to grant transfers! That there are now a'few cows placed away in different directions around Perth for a time suffering with tuber col bsiç Î That there is no scope for a Tiaby farmer in Perth ? ... That many girls could open the eyes of the public if they revealed the name of a certain lady and her particular call- ing? j That a Perth councillor moved, at- the \ Coolgardie conference, that some - power should be given to the councils to sue for gravel po...

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A CRIME AGAINST THE COMMUNITY. WHOLESALE POISONING OF WORKING MINERS. MEN OVERCOME BY CYANIDE FUMES. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 14 August 1898

Á CÉtó A6A0ÍST TIE COMMUNITY. WHOLESALE POISONING OF WORKING MINERS. MEN OVERCOME BY CYANIDE FUMES. It ' requires only a very radimentar knowledge of chemistry to know tba cyanide of potassium is one c iïie most deadly and vinden ;; of poisons. A very -minute piec ' taken into a man's stomach is sui ficient to kill bim almost instantané i - ously. And in such a case, there is n remedy, as the victim usually expires ii agony before medical assistance can b procured. Now, on the goldfields a tho present time, large quantities of THE DEADLY POISON are being used for tbe extraction of goli from certain classes of ore. The pro ossa may be roughly described as fol - lows:-The ore is first finely pulva ised, and. then placed in huge rouni tabs. A solution of cyanide in wate is then made, which is poured upon th crushed ore, and percolates slow!; through the whole mass. In course o " tima, tins solution dissolves out tb -. gold, which is then drawn off in th liquid state, and afterwards pre...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 14 August 1898

À Phenomenal Success. BOAN BROS., GREAT WINTER FAIR» VISITED ET THOUSANDS DUBING THE FAST WEEK The' prices convince" all THAT Their Stock, LARGE AS IT IS, MUST BS 'CLEARED WITHIN THE NEXT FEW DAYS. EVERY ARTICLE IN THE Huge Warehouse, SPECIALLY REDUCED. CHARLES WATSON, (Late of Melbourne), TURF COMMISSION AGENT, 263 ST. GEORGE'S TERRACE PERTH, . Is doing business Double and Straight Out on the OAXJLfTELD & MELBOURNE CUPS CAULFIELD & MELBOURNE COPS CAULFIELD & MELBOURNE CUPS CAULFIELD & MELBOURNE CUPS Double on Canning Park-FLYING & WELTER, July 23rd. W.C. can be seen personally at the above address between s aa. and io p-ro. each day. CHARLES WATSON. HARLES WATSOS, 263 ST. GEORGE'S TERRACE, PERTH, Is doing Business on KALGOORLIE-THURSDAY and SATURDAY, KALGOORLIE-THURSDAY and SATURDAY, ALL EVENTS-' Also, CAULFIELD and MELBOURNE CUPS CAULFIELD and MELBOURNE CUPS (Double and Straight-out). Open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Send for "The Sporting Guide,"...

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OURSELVES AND THE TYPOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY. THE ALLEGED STRIKE—A MALICIOUS CANARD. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 14 August 1898

OURSELVES AND THE TYPO- GRAPHICAL SOCIETY. THE ALLEGED STRIKE-A MALI j CIOUS CANARD. During the past week it has been freely stated that the Perth Typographi- cal Society intended to call out the em- ployes of the firm of Stirling Bros. and Co., Limited. This was to be done, it was said, not because the men were un-1 derpaid or overworked, nor because they liad any grievance against their em ' ployers, but simply because the. em- ployers choose to print the '.Sunday , Times" newspaper. As it has been fully ' proved, and is not now even denied, that the linotype operators at the "Herald" office are far better paid than the best compositors ; as it is not even claimed that there is any trace of sweating or oppression in the present methods of management adopted by the company ; and as it is a notorious fact that Mr. Lovekin wrote to the president of the Trades and Labor Council," asking that j that functionary should personally ' make any investigation of the condition, pay, and work ...

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OLD- TIME PRIZE RING BATTLES. (Continued from our last issue.) [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 14 August 1898

OLD - TIME PRIZE RING BATTLES. (Continued from our last i"sue.) 88. Two hours had now elapsed, and j still there was no apparent approxima- tion to a termination of the fight. Bendy came up slowly, while Gaunt was evi- dently disposed to annihilate him, as, indeed, his formidable fists induced everyone to believe that he would have done long before ; but Bendy kept pru- dently out of distance until a slight open- ing in Caunt's guard enabled hipi to run in and deliver his left twice in succession, on which he slipped down, looking up with a leer at the mystified champion. 89. Bendy, again cleverly avoiding Caunt's attempt to reach him left and right, delivered a heavy hit with his right on the champion's ribs, which was distinctly heard above the din, after which he dropped, and Caunt retired to his corner. 90. A close and a struggle for the falk which Caunt obtained, " falling heavily on his adversary, and his knee again hanoily escaping pressure on the vital part. From Bendys shif...

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THE £. S. D. COLUMN. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 14 August 1898

THE £. S. D. COLUMN ("By Darin.") Those who had the pleasure of meet- ing Mr. C. J, Tapp on his recent visit to tho colony will hear with deep regret, the news that he has been pronounced insane. No doubt the last twelve months has been a very anxious time to many connected with the West Austra- lian mining market, and it is hardly to be wondered at, that some have broken down under the strain. Most of those who have been brought in contact with Mr. 'i ann will hope to hear of his early recovery. _..**.* * * An improvement, even.though slight, has been felt this week in both Ade- laide and London. With thc new plants going up at the Boulder, Lake View Consols, Brown HUI, Golden Horeshoe, Boulder, Perservance, Burbanks, New Victoria Consols, Ivanhoe Cosmo- politan, and other mines, all of which are «tarting this month or within the; next few months, a decided addition | to the output will take place and this should help to make the market stronger. * * * * Considering the failure of ...

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OUR PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS. THE PERTH HOSPITAL. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 14 August 1898

OUR PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS. THE PERTH HOSPITAL. To the Editor. Sir,-AB your paper bas been ¿he first medium through which exposure bas been made of the abuses in some of the public institutions of W.A., I deem it a duty to bring under your notice another instance in this direction. I refer, to the Perth Public Hospital, and leave you to judge when I have told my tale, if there is not reason for requesting tins trespass on your space. About a month ago a friend of minc had the misfortune to enter the hospital as an in-paiient, his complaint being one in which full diet was allowed, haring myself seen this on the notice-board above his bed. Amongst his visitors were a couple, who aaked leave of the nurse in charge of the ward in which he was confined, for permission to send him in some fruit or other delicacy he might desire The nurse's assent to this request was readily, granted, together with the information that anything in that way could be left with the porter at the entrance to the...

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Sunday Times. SUNDAY, AUGUST 14, 1898. THE PROPOSED ALLUVIAL ENQUIRY. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 14 August 1898

SUNDAY, AUGUST 14, 1898. THE PROPOSED ALLUVIAL ENQUIRY. Iv early a monta ago Mr. vosper moved in the House that the whole of the papers and correspondence in con- nection, with tiie recent alluvial trouble be hud upon the table. This proposal was vigorously opposed by the Govern- ment, with the result that the -motion had to be modified, and a portion only of the documents required, placed at the disposal of the House. About a, j fortnight back Mr. F. C. Monger moved, that a select -committee- be appointed, to enquire into tile "alleged hardships" suffered by the Ivanhoe Venture Com pany. Thiß motion was carried without dissent. On Wednesday evening last Mr. Vosper moved that a similar en- quiry be held into the case of the im- prisoned alluvial diggers. Just before this motion was proposed, Mr. Lefroy presented the papers demanded by Mr. Vosper fully a month ago. They were then, of course, too bate to be of any .value to the debate. The resolution for an enquiry was strenuously opp...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 14 August 1898

WE ID EUBA CH'S STARTLING RECORD BARGAIN SALE STILL GOISTTIÜTTJ-ES» WOUDEBEHL CHEAP LINES ARE ADDED FOR THE COfflM WEEK. EVERT LESE MUST BE CLEARED BEFORE THE SEASOFS OVER WETOENBACrTS POPULAR SALE PRICES. DJ TU TURK' and CHILDREN'S HOISERY at EXACTLY ONE-HALF the USUAL PRICE. 460 doz. Ladies' and Maids' Black Cotton Hose (plain and ribbed), 3d pair, were Gd. SOO doz. Ladies' and Maids' Black Cashmere Hose (plain and ribbed), 6d pair, were ls. 850 doz. ditto, 9d, ls, ls 6d, ls lld, were ls 6d, 2s, 3s, and 3s lld pair. Only 20 Boxes Beaver Trimniings leftat 2d per yard. Few Hundred Bead Dress Ornaments, ls each, were 6s to 12s. WEIDENBACH'S MOST POPULAR SALE PRICES FOR THIS WEEK PREVAIL THROUGHOUT THE SHOWROOM Ladies' Flannelette Knickers, 3d and 9d pair. Ladies' Flannelette Chemises, HM. Ladies' Ribbed Underrests, 3d each. Ladies' Black Cloth Capes,, ls lld, were 10s 6d each. WEIDENBACH'S POPULAR SALE PRICES CONTINUE in LADIES and MATOS* ' MACKINTOSHES. Only about 50 left. All at 2s...

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WOMAN AND PROGRESS. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 14 August 1898

WOMAN AND PRO- GRESS. .I" should like to say something to help clear away the ignorance and pre- judice existing in the mîndp oí many j persons in regard to the woman ques jtion ; in combination with socialism, this j question is shaking tbe very foundations j of civilisation. If it were not for land i monopoly, and our competitive indus ! trial system, there would be no woman question; men would provide for their female belongings in the old-fashioned way, and the women would be too ignorant and apathetic to study thc causes and effects of our industrial and social evolution. But, las the world's ideas enlarge, the ideas of : j women aro being enlarged also, and jthey now rub shoulders with, the men in ¡the wild rush and struggle for bread and ¡butter, they share his impressions, and ¡imbibe his doctrines ai the common-i I fount of labor and suffering. The new) woman is the outcome of new conditions, j as a well-known writer puts it-"Sb© is the offspring of the railway, the tele- g...

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A MARITIME COMPLAINT. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 14 August 1898

A MARITIME COMPLAINT. I (AO îKe Editor.) j Sir,-Knowing that you are always to j the fore in redressing grievances that exist in our midst, I bring the matter of ' Government interference of towage and lighterage business of the Port of Fre- mantle, which ere long will be the first port of call for ocean-going steamers bound east and west, i^irstJy, I wish to draw your attention to the arrival of tbe North German Lloyd's steamer Gera, which was sighted at G p.m. on the Otb inst., and under ordinary circumstances, would arrive off the- Port of Fremantle at 7.30 p.m. This steamer being over 400ft long, and at least 22ft. draught, would require two tugs to navigate her safely alongside the South Quay ; one of the looa! tugs was employed, assisted by the Penguin, owned by the Government. Tbs Eleanor tug was under steam at 7 p.m. on the 9th, fujly equipped for active service, but for some unexplained reason was not engaged, the inference to be drawn is that the Government . are stepping ...

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RIFLE SHOOTING IN W.A. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 14 August 1898

RIFLE SHOOTING IN W.A. i Sir,-I respectfully crave space in your valuable paper to mention a few facts that have come under my notice re the above matter. No encouragement seems to be given to anyone to become a pro- ficient rifle shot in this colony. In fact, some time ago it waa proposed to form a rifle club. The vjommandant said he could not grant it until his successor ar- rived. A s a specimen of encouragement offered, any new member find that it is quite a difficult matter for him to get to the range to practice, as before doing so he has to first hunt up an officer to go with him to the railway station to obtain à ticket, which is distinguished from the ordinary by having soldiers' ticket printed on the face. The officer must also accompany him to the rifle range. When arrived at the range he does not get a chance to fire until the officers and non-commissioners have fired. This practice does not exist in any of the other colonies in the east. A rifle being-a man's pass to th...

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