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Temperance News. ALCOHOL FORBIDDEN. (Contributed). [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 5 February 1915

Temperance News. ALCOHOL FORBIDDEN. CCtjn tri butuil). "1 have decided to prohibit for ever in Russia the Government, sale of alcohol." This, Renter's Petrograd corre spondent reports, is tlio message of the Tsar to tho Grand Daku Con stantino, the President of tho Russian Temperance Society, v/hicli nims at the complete suppression of alcohol, in reply to an address from the society begging him to suppress the sale of spirituous liquors. The sale of spirits is a Govern ment mo,nopoly in Russia, and when war. %vas declared .all the spirits shops wero closed. The sale of a single drop of spirits entailed a line of £300. The. results exceeded tlio ex pectations of the'most ardent tem perance -advocates. There was an instantaneous, decrease in crime, and tlio dissatisfaction anions the spirit consumers quickly .died out. The-' estimated revenue from tho q-do of spirits tliia year , was over £93,000,000. -• "• "The cifects of the enforced sobriety throughout Russia have proved to thepop...

Publication Title: Hopetoun Courier And Mallee Pioneer
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Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
MAKE YOUR DISTRICT KNOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 5 February 1915

MAKE l'OUtt DISTRICT KXOW'X. Conconiinii some parts of (be <1 is le: c t news comes b;:t seldom. This is not entirely our fault ; wo have 11o iiiirtc.'niiKH power of knowin;,' what is happeninij at all the places within our area of circulation. It is the fault of residents in the silent places. Will some man or woman take the mailer in hand and cali-ie the silence ;.o cease. If no one is doini,' it for your •listiict, will you try on these lines? Heud accounts of public and social events in your township and neigh borhood, such as weddings,- deaths, .iccidents, contorts, matters touching district industries, etc. Write the manes of persons very liMinctly. Don't bother about uraininar or spelling ; it's the editor's work to look alter those trifles. The barest skeleton is enough. • : Write only on one side of the ;paper. ; Uivc-inforaiation ; but let criticism done. Write your name and address on Isatne corner—nol for publication. ib\U to piyve good faith.

Publication Title: Hopetoun Courier And Mallee Pioneer
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DURATION OF THE WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 5 February 1915

'DURATION OF THE WAR. The Irisii Times, of December 1, -says V—"'A'.-Belfast..' doctor who is honie from the front on brief leave, being attached to the Fourth Bri gado Field Ambulance, of which 'Lord Cavan is brigadier, gives an interesting account of the splendid stand oE the Irish Guards in the trenches. Asked how the war was progressing, he replied :—" Altoge ther in favor of the Allies. At the earlier stages the Prussian artillery was more olivetive than ours, hut it is obvious that tl'.eir ammunition is deteriorating. All their plans have failed to materialise, and I am opti mistic enough to believe that the spring in I'.lla will see an cud to the war. V/hat we want, and what I would like you to emphasise, is reinforcements—men, men, men. The Irish Guards, for example, have been in the trendies 17 days on a stretch, and owing to (lie accumu lation of water they had often to sleep in a standing position. This is a fearful strain on physical endu rance, but the men bore it un gr...

Publication Title: Hopetoun Courier And Mallee Pioneer
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 5 February 1915

TO OUR .UEADKIIS, \ ery often an intei I'stint; i*•*ul may come under your notice." Y.ii( niiiy V: it Hi-is jdihe occurrence whiclt may be of "fiiLTiil interest to the public. We invito you to send it aiong, wi it ten in u" short, style, tiu» ci ispi*r the better. The editor will carefully perustt ail comrinuiicittiiitis sent, whether 'hey bo in political, social, or other form; and they will be treated hs strict!} conli I'Miti.il. Ail item-i must, however, lie well authenticated; and from a reliable .sourc. All communications will be acknow ledged in i;,d con e.^pouik-ncc Columns. Newspaper clippings are well ac-' ci'ptable, and tacts about people; such as deaths, luari iayes; social Please write on one auia of thtj paper. Warning. Oi 1ICAL QuAUK> am veiy nunier' •HIS 111 this country. Tliev travel' irom house to h>use preyim; upori thu ••veak and old with promises of marvel lous cures of all kind., of "e>6 troubles.,': fans '1,11 fictitious named From time to time I in re...

Publication Title: Hopetoun Courier And Mallee Pioneer
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CORRESPONDENCE. ON ACTIVE SERVICE WITH THE TROOPS. [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 5 February 1915

CO R It lis PON.D UNO K. ! ON* ACTIVE SERVICE W1TII TIIK I TKOOPS. Sn?,—-By tho courtesy of tho i editors of Melbourne's tlaily papers, i.the public have become and been kept acquainted with the "practicil mid patriotic services rendered to Yictorian troop3 by the l<it:!d Service Department of the Mel bourne Young Men's Christian As sociation. May I ask of you some space to bring such work more im mediate before the leaders of yoiTr paper ? 'In, the :off-duty "• hours of a largo.military cai^p, lurlc many, subtle dangers,, and with the sudden ;flinging together ;of 'young men of all tj--pes :from all kinds of homes, there springs i.tp an ; urgent . ines capable need for "some intensely practical and > broad, humanicarian scheme of social 'service.-.•-■. Since August 18th last, this Association with its field agencies and 'acti vities that»-make for healthy recreation and further for moral and.spiritual uplift, has been operating >at .tlie Broad rnoadows'Concentratio...

Publication Title: Hopetoun Courier And Mallee Pioneer
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 5 February 1915

ARTIFICIAL TEETH. F.-om J.-' HvDICliS PattilejS Extractions F.-om JANUARY 3rd to MARCH 31st a 255.pea* 'ISpeclaS. | cess*. 28eal5aet8»sa will bo made on all ( OUDICIIS for Artificial Tootli during the above.dates. with Cocaine, Laughing Gas, &c. in Gold, Amalgam, Porcelain, Cement. SATISFACTION GUARANTEED. MAKIT,-. Recorded [ JDfrJS^i U} A.IL I Board of ■ by the 1 ) Victoria. . The Central Pharmacy and Dentistry, WarracknabeaL ' 63" May be consulted regularly at the Commercial Hotel, Hopotovm, .. Nest:'Visit— : Wednesday, Feb. 17. PROFESSIONAL. 'PHONE No. 7-1. JF'o C3. Mewmam, Surgeon Dentist, QUALIFIED BY EXAMINATION, Registered by Dental Board of Victoria, SeoU street. WarriUcMisai^eaB, Opposite Palmer's Coli'ee Paluee, Will Visit IS.oiseS©siisi>,— WEDNESDAY, JAN. 27. . . ■•(Eommonwealtb Banh of Bustrah'a HEAD OFFICE SYDNEY This Bank la open tor all of G^-FI^RAL DANCING BUSINESS POST OPJFfOE BUILDINGS, Stur± & LydSard Sis., BALLAKAT Also At Mafbourno, Sydnoy, Ko...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 5 February 1915

CHAMBERLAIN'S ES18& TABLETS 11?J! 1 J!oJ'.ilet<t yew Bavtsisn

Publication Title: Hopetoun Courier And Mallee Pioneer
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The Hopetoun Courier AND MALLEE PIONEER. PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY MORNING. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 1915. [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 5 February 1915

ftbe Ibopetoim Gouviei* AND MALLEE PION1SER. PUBLISHED EVERY FKIDAY MORNING. FHIDAT, FBBUUAHY 5,1915. A special train will leavo Hopetoun at 7.20 a.m. on Friday, February 12th, fur Warruambool ami Port Fairy. Holiday oxcursiou faros will bo charged, and tickets may bo obtained up till noon, on Thursday, February 11. See ndvt. Two additional young local men liavo volunteered for tho war, viz., Messrs. Wm. L. Hatcher and Wm. Cameron They left for Melbourne on Tuesday last. Tho firo boll was vigorously tolled at about 2 o'clock on Saturday morning last, as tho result of a firo at tu'o Club Hot;.-), •yliicii occurred in a brick room upstairs The room was used as a sowing room, and it is surmised that tho electric iron bad not been switched off whon used some hours previously. A Duchess tablo on vhich tho iron was staudiuy was de atroyocl, and the wall was scorchcd. Tho firo brigade wa3 very promptly on tho Bcene and in an incrodibly brief time had a stream of wator playing in the room. ...

Publication Title: Hopetoun Courier And Mallee Pioneer
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ROASTED TURKEY. [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 5 February 1915

ROASTED TURKEY. iU.ndeiw\ this hea* ling " Public Opinion" reprints the followinc; epigrams on Turkey's entry into the war, which it has collected from American papers :— The eniranco of Turkey into the war presages a gobble of some sort. —'' Cleveland Plain Dealer." The worst. thin:,' ab:ii:[ ihe loss of a Turkish ' c.ildier is that it causes so many widows.—"Washington Post." Guns are booming aronnd both Sinai and Ararat. It is an old world and still full of trouble. "Springfield Republican." The Turkish question : Which of iho Allies is to.have tbo wish-bone ? —" Indianopolis Star." Turkey's regiments of Kurds are I naturally the cream of tli'e anny,— " Columbia Stato."

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 5 February 1915

3 _ M fp> 03a0">a59 i | s'liUiii liLi) 8.EE0 Li-iiUt.'US j J COKES THE j ffskirses' | ©pIoson= fj A TESTIMONY TO :;v^ fa M 1 ZJ V2 LjS iJ ^Plll 1 I Uucltinch'tn Aikm, Cobure, Vic., 3,'V 1 ?. CLEMENTS TONIC LTD. " I know Clements Tonic is used extensively by the profession, and nurses know its value and are seldom without it. Once a patient got very weak and low spirited, and i gave her Clements Tonic. A few doses made a change for the better, she rapidly be came bright and cheerful, it gave her health and strength and soon put her on her feet again, which jnr.de her a firm believe! in Clements Tonic. Since, I have given it to many patients with the same gocd results, 1 am at a loss to know how we, who look after the sick, could pet on without that splendid medicine. (ijisneJ) NURSE GARD." This Medicine is the to he taVreu f«_T CVn.slii>ation, Uric Acid in tlie Ilk'od, Wt.ilc Kidneys, Indirection, I."\v fpiiits, SicJc Uc;idneh;. J.'jw> of Sleep, 1'ut Apretite, l;iHo:iaiic...

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CHURCH SERVICES. The following are the services for Sunday next:— [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 5 February 1915

CHURCH SERVICES. The following are the services for Sunday next Church of England— Beulali il, ■Rosebery 2.30, Goyura 4", Hopetoun 7.30, Rev. Fleischer. Methodist. — Hopetoun 11, Mr. Webster, 7.30, Rev. Hobbs; Rose bery 11, Rev. Hobbs, 7.30; Mr. Trainer; Hopetoun East. 3, Mr.. Webster ; Glenore 3, Rev. llobbs. u Hark 1" observed, the romantic young wo wan spending her holidays on the farm. ■ "Just hear how those old trees in the orchard moan and groan in the storui, like'the- crying of a lost soul !" " Well," rejoined her practical and nnromantic com panion, "I guess you'd .nioan and groan, too; if^you were as full of green apples as those tree3 ar.e." '• Tho man who gives iti wlien. he is wrong,"-said a street orator, V is a wise man, but he who gives in when he is right is—mar ried !" said a" meek voice in the crowd.'; 1 . Mrs; Smith" was an ardent worlcer in'the cause of the prevention of cruelty to animals and when Mrs. Brown came to tea, told her a pathetic tale of a Coster's d...

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CLOSE SEASONS. The following are the close sea ons for game of various Kinds:— [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 5 February 1915

CLOSE SKA SONS'; The following arc tnc close sea ons for jnime of "various Rinds The whole year—Kangiirlto, emu, curlew, mallee hens,Regret o'r white cranes, flycatchers, faiitails, mbpoke, ibis, laughing-jackass* J.vre birds, magpie; Svi'ls, 'English phea sants, wrens, robins, stone plover, warblers, etc. The ■'value.' of these birds is set down at £5.- ' v Wild ihiclr, any Kii«ci'!ST-Isf July lo 11 th Feb., inclusive; Plover—1st Aug. to 2(tUi Dec. Quail—1st Aug. to 1-iih March, in clusive. Bronze pijjeon The whole year. Oppossuihs' itre now protected all the year round. . Wild geese.(all kinds)—1st Aug to-31st January. . Black swan—lllh Juno to 20th Dec. • • -•

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 5 February 1915

I'COMMERCiAL HOTEL, I ' nOPBTOUX. Sfl. 5fi. SSr«wEi. ... . i»;i(3PUlIiTiiESS fEverything up'fto the previous liitjli E " . standard. • Rrho Cuisine is excellent, and only the [ best- briiiids'of drink ivvu sold. S -good accommodation /or boarders at J: reasonable rates. " Commercial Travellers' House. [JSath Room. ■ . Good Stabling. ; ; . ■■■■' Artontivo. Groom PHIL RYAN'S MCe>EiiB22-osaweaBe5a Match [ RAINBOW. - .. | KT Only tlie very RestKnuuls of Wines. ! Spirits and'..Liquors kept. Kelebraloil Stiiwell Ale mi Draught. First-Class Table. | •A1 Accommodation for Boarders. Horses'find Traps on Hire. j This spacious Hotel beiutf situated ■within a stonethrow of the Rail way (Station, make* it very" convenient for tho ".ravelling public. Absolutely the most capacious and best Yard and Stable iii the town. ciu fil 12 «> s: je jr, •AUSTIN STREET, UOPETOUX. • -S. S^rassSilSfia'-, Proprietress.. i..homo uway'frortihome. - - - , The Loading Hotel in the District. Excellent accommoda...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 5 February 1915

ii Full la MO Ail %£s & Wm, General Merchants, scelies St., Hopetoun Have on hand full Stocks of Drapery, Clothing. Boots and Shoes, Groceries, Provisions, Ironmongery, etc., Which s'ell at Lowest Prices; for •CASH 01- on TEKMSv 1 A;'compIete list of Samples for Men's and Boys' Clothing made to measure. • . v ; - Fit.and Style guaranteed. CIVILITY & ATTENTION": Ordors will be appreciated from Old and New Customers: EN YOU DRINK <•'00(1 IIOPETOIJN BLENI) TEA. tilings ! lot.—Y'oti get. pood Ten. . »-b -av-Tiv/\-B»i -nd.—You are Satisfied. '•'!>!»' 18 3nl_We »re pleased. THIS IS TRITE „ TOnili|Thc bMt1 and it. is emphatically true ; ^OCS of mir Groceries. -'Furthest _ BEST BRANDS U.M/i Klirr. Drapery, j lieinember Boots*' Ilhc yalues are tlle highest, glides.! tllc ritlCES Mic LOWEST. We have opened up our A 5JT BJM5T ftootls, " with Latest City Fashions. See our Millinery. No need for City Traveller?. C;dl and see our samples for Summer Wear. —— One Trial...

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WHEAT READY RECKONER. Every farmer should paste this table of weights in his pocket book: [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 5 February 1915

WI-IEAT RE A DY li KCKONE R. Every farmer shouM paste this tiililu of weights-ill 1»is pocket bo'ol;: Ql'S. ]M. 1 i qnul 28 2 „ :>(j 8 „ Si 4 „• 112 Cwt. hi. M> J i'(jn;il 1 52 2 „ !i 44 I ,-,5 :)G : 4 „ 7 28 f> „ D 20 IV ,.11 12 i 7 „ i:; 4 X „■ 14 f)„G i! It! 4'S |' lu 18 -10 ' n „ 20 32 I 12 .,22 24 ].'} „ 24 n; ! 1-1 „■ 26 Jj Cut bi. lb ffH'qunl jr. • 2!) f>2 17 „ :u u J ft :i;t .-«> 11) jj oJ 2b Toms hi. lb 1 i-qnal 1)7 20 2 7 4 -10 it „ 112 •1 „ M'J 20 r> „ JKG -10 i; „ 224 7 2<>I 20 8 „ 2% -10 '.1 „ 1(1 H7.-5 20 11 „ -no -10 12 v. -MS ■ 12 „• 4i)5'

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TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 5 February 1915

E JS 2&-:V E Si A team consisting' of 5 gentlemen 'players uf the: local clnb visited Boiilah 0:1 . Monday: last: After some close games 1H0 - home team came out on top, beating our local representatives by 128 games to 04': A most enjoyable afternoon's fun 'eventuated, and some good "form" -was .shown. Theso contests are eagerly looked forward to and judging by the number of on lookers present lc'eon interest was centred in the game. The visitors speak Highly of the hospitality ex tended them by the liomu team. Two days 6f very fine sport at the nets were brought-to a conclusion on Monday evening at^ Mnrtoa. There were 25 competitors in the singles, aud 22 pairs took part in tiio doribleB, Tho finishes were very exciting, and (lie large crowd greatly appreciated the clevernoss shown; The finals were as follows : Doubles.— L. Craig and Dr. Tregear (Warracfcnabeal) defeated Colby and -Dr. Colquhoun —1—6; 6—5,6—4." Singles.—' L. Craig beat E. M'Pherson (Horsham)—6—5, 6—3..

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 5 February 1915

WELL-ICS\3 OWN lIOTOIlll IIIIEI TESTIFY TO Lcifcr 'received from Nurse Gulher'ne Korfing, 176 Davis-street, North Brunswick, 29/3. Iin which she claims Cleir.enti Tonic rcttorcd h*f daughter lo health. Read each word : CE«E£V3E:SNVS5 TO^SC ^TD., " I am wriihg of the great good CUfeients Tonic did my daughter. Early in January last year, ahe was operated upon in hospital (or appendicitis. She was eight weeks there, r^J came home very weak and ran down. I purchased several bottles of Clements Tonic to give her a course. IT soon strengthened her nerves, and she was as well as I could wish her before long. It is fourteen years ago that I first used Clements Tonic, and in my profession as a nurse 1 have recommended that medicine thr-es out of number. I have seen people re stored to health and strength, and BLESS THE DAY THEY HEARD OF CLEMENTS TONIC. That medicine has never failed lo do good when given to any of my patients, or, indeed, anyone who has sought my advice. Use this as you thi...

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Nhill Races. The above races were held on Wednesday of last week and were a great success. Result:— [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 5 February 1915

Nhill Races. The above laces were hold oil Weiln.H.stlay.oE last w«ek uml wore 11 I ereat success. If faults— Hurdles—Ven Error 1, Kanira 2, Ballapnr i5. , Trial Slakes—Merry .^Bridge ]•, ..Worry Waltz 2,'.Concur 3. •••;•• ' ■■ Pony Rac.e.—Assembler ], Roar ing Bill 2, Thunder King II. Nhill Cup.— C. North way's Prince Arzou 8.5, I V J- Ferguson's Lord Nap, 7.11; 2 ; 11. M'Clounan's Scotler, • 8.7, 3.-^- .Wyreama:.. 8.13,= Yatlu, 8.11; Yaapeet 8.5, l&joth 8 5, Fairy Girl 8.1; Stillwater 7.9, Cor rection 7.9, Lightning 7.7, and Con cur 7.0 also. started. Betting—3'to 1 against Wyreema, 5 to I Prince Arzon, 10 to 1 Lord Nap,f to- 1. to 10 to 4 others. "Won by a length. Time, 2 min. 18 4-5 sees. Hack Rade.—Not There. 1, Muladi 2, Algio 3. 'JYot-^VV. SVveetnpss. .450. yards behind; T; !'\Y.- Fisher's Irymple, scr.,-2 Gladys, 3. , . ..Flying Handicap.—Silverstole 1, Lightning 2. Merry. Waltz 3-—Bet ting G lo 1 the winner.

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Geelong Wool Sales. [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 5 February 1915

Geeloiig V/ool Sales, Messrs. Dennjs, Lnscallos, Lt-.l report :—The eighth Halo of tfci season was held in Geelong whs; owing to the strong demand froi: America as shewn in Just weeki efalc, larger catalogues than usn>! were brought forward, totallin; UjOOO bait's of which onrproportic: was 4372 bales. There wns I larger attendance of buyers tha: usual (his season and competitic: was of the keenest character America talking the most prominen. part although the bidding was wei distributed and good support \vt given by all sections of the traJe Values for ail good merino ar,! crossbred fleece were even bet's than last week and may be quo!;! at fully id to Id higher, whilst tb; coarser grades of crossbred fleece;; v/ell as pieces appreciated by Id:: 1-^ per lb. On the other hand lower grades of merino clips e~ bracing the fatty or heavy corn:' tioned or weak stapled lota ve: out of favor and offers were raai for theso of quite a Id per lb. be!c: last week's, consequently our \vi:: d...

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ACTION AGAINST DESERTERS. TO BE COURT-MARTIALLED [Newspaper Article] — Hopetoun Courier and Mallee Pioneer — 5 February 1915

ACTION AGAINST DESERTERS, TO BE COUUT-MAUTIALLEU, Thero have been numerous case; of desertions from tho contingent; of tho Australian Expeditions^ Forces, although tho Minister fc Defence (Senator Pearce) stated q;; Tuesday that tho deserters did no; reach anything like the number thai bad been rumoured. Tho que.-ni'/; of dealing with deserters had bc« considered by the authorities, th) Minister stated, and it had bee:, (loci-led that very strict inoaaursi would bo enforcod against then;. Tho military authorities would tr; any deserters by court-martial, an: severe punishment would be mete! out to them. Senator Pearce pointed out tin theso men could be sentenced !. long terms of imprisonment. I; was only when a soldier desert;; in the face of the enemy thati sentence of death could be pas:;! upon him.

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