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A BIRD'S LOVE DANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Birchip Advertiser and Watchem Sentinel — 28 January 1914

A BIRD'S LOVE DANCE. In tropical South America, and on .porno of the islands cf the Pacific, tliero is to bo found tho beautiful bird known as the jacana. It is famous for its so called lovo danoo, -which is cxecutedby tho male birds to oxcit-e the admira tion of; tho female birds. "When the matin«: season approaches the jacana •will single out. its favorite, and try to ;win; her admiration., with'all its bewitch ing'manpeuvrcs. In^tho dance tho wings are spread out. and worked, in 6uch a manner that the beautiful-colored fea thers produce a brilliant effect. ■ A woman entered a dentist's office to havo several teeth extracted,_ and after talking it over with the dentist, agreed to tako gas. "You will bo unconscious for only a few minutes," sho was reassured. Tho woman took licr pocket-book out and began to count her moi^jy. "Never mind that now," said the den tist. "Vou do not havo to pay until "I wasn't going to pay you," ex plained tlic woman. "1 was going to count, mv money!" I'...

Publication Title: Birchip Advertiser And Watchem Sentinel
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
SOROSES SKIN FOOD [Newspaper Article] — Birchip Advertiser and Watchem Sentinel — 28 January 1914

SOUOSKS SKIN FOOD Kvr't.v woman who wishes to jijjprar beautiful should usu" Poroses'' for tho ii'ism-pa^i'd in pri'sen-mir tln> complexion. .SoroPi'.-- Skill ]''ooil is tie?Iipii inlt- soni'iiinsr. cluiinsinir, ami beautifying, makes all blemishes such an pimples. froi'.l;les, wrinkles. sunburn anil sillowneKs disappear liltn magic. l'riuo 2 0 pov jar, Obtaiimble fronj 11. l'orrin. stationor Birchip,

Publication Title: Birchip Advertiser And Watchem Sentinel
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Birchip Advertiser and Watchem Sentinel — 28 January 1914

PEDIG POMADE f:r tea Htii I'.riiKH iafsttiac Kerala Je:i. Ca; IsittiTi fccid 7;:ri'.r.t kilja mt), h«;h «::C3, -:t: cii;; tht till | ^other's Friend Itsill 1 Lsrjc 2/-, Ixtrj I:rje z. c. Kit C:m> 51, icsrr. Mr Carlisle, Chemist Itirchip, sells I'cdlc j E. J. Darcy, 1.AND AND GEXETUL COMMISSION AGENT, TURRIFF. AGENT FOR— Ljuis Dreyfus and Co., Grain Buyer*. Mitclitdl ami co.'h Agricultural Implements and Machinery. Norwich Uniou Fire. - National Mutual Lifi>. Artificial Manure?, Ac. , Clarenca Smith Plows, Firo Rake?, Ac. ltuddick's Ilorse Mediciuee. Loans Arranged, HOW ABOUT YOUR SOLE ? You can have your Solos (and Hoola) repaired with despatch by Fred. E. Wheller, Who 1ms Comuieucw] Business noxt door to 44 .4 dvert iser Oilice," svs h Bootmaker Workmanship Gumantoud. K«pmrs Promptly Executed. Pricea Moderate FAKMEKS) Brint; jtnir -Solos to 1'MI.W t" b» rrpaiml. A. A. Abotomey, F.S.O.I. (Follow Spencer Optical Instituto) Qualified Eyesight Specialist, j Known all over South A...

Publication Title: Birchip Advertiser And Watchem Sentinel
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Obituary. THE LATE MR JOS. WYATT. [Newspaper Article] — Birchip Advertiser and Watchem Sentinel — 28 January 1914

Obituary. THE LATE MR JOS. WYA.Tr. It was ft shock to our community when a short parugraph appeared in tho last issue of the " Advertiser," announc ing the awfully sudden demise of one of tho most respected and well-liked resi dsnts, Mr Joseph Wyatt, tho proprietor of tho Commercial Hotel, who dropped dead without a moment's warning on Tuesday afternoon. We nil know what a sudden aod unespectod visitor heart disease is, hut when it arrives so ap pallingly suddenly in our midst it is impossible to avoid feeling tho shock. The, deceased was a man who was known in many partf of Australia; he had been what is generally termed an "over lander." and had considerable experience in exploring the back parts of the "hin terland" of the central part of our vast continent. It was in tho course of con versation with our departed friend upon topics of this kind that his great versa tile knowledge of the continent and its many sides of life came in. He was peppery and biasablo; but the eloud quick...

Publication Title: Birchip Advertiser And Watchem Sentinel
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Markets. HIDE AND SKIN MARKET [Newspaper Article] — Birchip Advertiser and Watchem Sentinel — 28 January 1914

Markets. j *— i Ill on AND .SKIN MARKET 1'lie Australian 3I«roVntili', Land anil ! I'imini'u i.'oti)|ianv, Jjimitfld, imdec dgtu j January J.', l'JK, reports uu tollowe : | . .Sli«fijfetin>—Average Hupphev w<>ro j again aubmiUiut at auction this week. Tho market for flue erosii and crossbred pelt* ruled id to ( or lb b-.itter, other cl '»s«s •bowini,' ui> alteration. Jiiilus — Good nnru olfttred nt this wouk'n sales. !iiivcr* weie in full attendance, and tho market, tilled terj firm. All weights \v#re f-*ld in sailors' faver. Tal low—Tho offorinjrs at Wednesday's auction nuio large, sind buyers wore fully re pre sented. The lanrket ngain showed weak ness, and all sfooil classes declined 5s per toD, whilst badly rendertd linos were aifli cult to disposed of. In 1913, 2GOO motor carp, exclusire i>{ taxi-cabs, were registered in New .South Wale*. The number of car* .registered wjl» 6072. If the average oo.-t of each weg £400. tho t*tal expehdituro in purchase for...

Publication Title: Birchip Advertiser And Watchem Sentinel
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Birchip Advertiser and Watchem Sentinel — 28 January 1914

I N V E N R 3 rp O PATEN T S I Obt&lntsd la Commonstii': a.nd ElgS wfcero for improved method,) ot Auoli. anceo. Toola, etc., of dcacriptloB, Full Information, Costs, ( C. sent ag application io A. O. SACHSE. 0.3. AUSTRALIAN WIDOWS' FUND BUILDINGS, Corner Collins and YViiJ.'am Sta., MELBOURNE, Do is a noar-thought!man who thinks cnly of himself. So great lias bee.i the riso in the price of pearls during the last 15 years that it is estimated by a -writer in the Paris "Revao" that- a" noeklnco, bought for £20,COO at the end of tn<? nine teenth century, might now bo expect ed to fetch £200,000. With the con stant increase of wealth, the value of pearls is likely to contmv.s to- increase, and a good collection mey^ bo regarded as one of the most pvofitr.LJe of invest ments. -,-r ^ v:-i" \ -;v CiJSJ VJS„ -J- i&Jjj&jl ^

Publication Title: Birchip Advertiser And Watchem Sentinel
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Birchip Mechanics' Institute. 1 ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Birchip Advertiser and Watchem Sentinel — 28 January 1914

Birchip Mechanics' Instituted . ; 1 ANIsTJAIi MEETING. . The annual meeting of members' of tlio . abovo institute was held on Tuesday last, when the president (Mr R. E. Hannah) occupied the chair. The balance-sheet showed that tlio affairs of the institute had progressed so satisfactorily during the year that the debit balance had been reduced from £331:19* 4d to £174 14s 2d. The balance-sheet was adopted on the motion of Messrs Lockwood and Williams. The secretary's report, which was read and adopted pn the motion of the Presi dent and Mr'Chalk, is as follows:— Gentlemen,—I h.lvo groat pleasure in bringing before you tny annual report for 1913 for the Birchip Mechanics' Institute and Free Library, being my fiftoon and half years holding office as Secretary, Librarian and Caretaker, and hope the balance-sliaet as read meet, with your approbation and satisfaction. The first item subscribers £27 Gs. and about £G more to collect being £7 increase in 1912. There, has been many changes o...

Publication Title: Birchip Advertiser And Watchem Sentinel
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Birchip Advertiser and Watchem Sentinel — 28 January 1914

A HOME-MADE HAIR GROWEli, That Doih Marvels. Duriifj the last few ye.im announce ments in.ro appeared occasionally tollinj^ kow to make n really ^ood hair tonic that wonld actually make (lie hsirgroiv. anii it girfB ua great pleasure to learn that ho macy who hur» trim! it hare obtaitiod «acli roBiiirkublo remits. On* icily write* that immediatly *ft«r rnadin<; the formula, •he went to her chemist ami had him put np a> directod, 1 ounce of Lavona de com poiee, } dram Menthol Cryitals, anil 3 onnces Bay Rum. She took thia homo and, although hor hair had bscn falling out terribly and «he was threatoned with bildnut, cho «u a»loni»hed and delighted to not# that the falling out of the hair (topped immediately, and the hair itself began to grorr in J*n nrm^in;.' manner. In fact, she staler that it ha« already grown nearly 8 inchoj in ft little orer two months. Iforftortir her hair is now brighter, glowier *B<j nioro luxmiant than fiTer and is still jsrowin^. She ...

Publication Title: Birchip Advertiser And Watchem Sentinel
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
A SECRET. [Newspaper Article] — Birchip Advertiser and Watchem Sentinel — 28 January 1914

A SECRET. | My laddie's a' ilie world to uk> t Tis to liimsolf I owe it That I can never iuore gao free,. . ..... .. But, ah I ho must not knov? itf IWi'ii from my side he roarua aivV, 1 soarcc believe I'm living; . - But whsu Lo's hero—my Mdie—ah,.' I dio for want of giving J Why nuut I think upon Wo smilef . His oyes o'erbrighfc and Lonny.? His gladness that doth eao begnila It robs luy heart of oay? Wore I a Iud, and ho a maid, » I would not bo sao winning ; < To wound too deep I'd .bo afraid,,. And desm such sweetness einijingf:' • :V" . —jriorensc Eftrto Coates.'. Joy is the peculiar feeling experi enced by the mnn who counts1 Iiia money and discovers that he has all be thought ho had and a few dollars more Sho was a. lady visitor to tho prison, kindly and well mcanLrijr. unci ns . she chatted with a burglar who had Seen sentenced to six months' imprisonment, sho thought sho detccied si^ne of-re form in him. "And now,5' ehe said, "hav© you any plans for tho futuro...

Publication Title: Birchip Advertiser And Watchem Sentinel
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ROUGH DIAMONDS. [Newspaper Article] — Birchip Advertiser and Watchem Sentinel — 28 January 1914

ROUGH DIAMONDS. Notwithstanding an €~er-ii:creaE:nj> •prodaotion, there has been r>. progress ively higher aver?go price obtained low rough diamonds, with tho exception -ol fluctuations during certain periods . ol depression, nnd during the 1-st .iwenty years diamonds have incroasod in vahwr [ by one hundred nnd fifty per .cent, I America is nt present tho largest buy* ' cr of South African disigcwfo

Publication Title: Birchip Advertiser And Watchem Sentinel
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
JUDGE NOT. [Newspaper Article] — Birchip Advertiser and Watchem Sentinel — 28 January 1914

JUDGE NOT. Tlioro aro numbers of circumstances ] "which attend every action of a man's j life, which can never come to tho know ledge of tho world—yet cuglit 'to .Be known, and well weighed, heforo sMi ten co with any justice can ho passed upon him. A ronn may L;we different views, and a different sor.se of. thmga from what hs judges have; and .'rvli.a* ho understands and feels, aiid "what passes within him may bo a pccrct trea sured np deeply there for oyc;-.

Publication Title: Birchip Advertiser And Watchem Sentinel
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Birchip Advertiser and Watchem Sentinel — 28 January 1914

Bereavement Notice. MIS. WYATT *nd Family ilesire to conrey thair sincere THANKS to all fciid friends f»r caulr. Ipttrrc, t«!n?ramt, ▼iliti and flornl trihntef. during their rwnt i*<i herearertiCDt. Shire of BircSiip. TENDERS nrci inrited. addressed to tbo President and endorsed with tho advertised number, return itble up to 10.30 a.m. on MONDAY, FEBkUARY 9, 1914, for tho fol lowinr works :— Contract 7:?. Clearing mile* from Noun's to Bennett's, Parish of Ballapur. Contract 74, Making 13 chains Formation between Reid'a and Bennett'*, Parish of Ballapar. Co*tract 75, Clearing and grub bing 4$ mile* in sections, near Nether-way V, Jeis's, and Staele's, Pariah of WatchnpRa. Contract 76, Clesninp ilrtin near jVlillar'n, ilor ton Plains. Plans, specifications, itc., may be shu on and after Satnrdav, January 31,1914. ' Ten per ectit deposit, in cash or marked cheque mtmt accompany each tender. Tho lowest, or any tender not naceaeariiy acceptcd J. M. KENSLET Shire Secretary. Shi...

Publication Title: Birchip Advertiser And Watchem Sentinel
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Birchip Advertiser and Watchem Sentinel — 28 January 1914

Hotels, &c. ^SHa¥¥0CK~* I t 0 TEL (Under tlie patronage ol" tlie V.CT.A.) Gumming- Avenue, Birchip Five Minutes' Walk from Railway Slat ion and opposite Post Office, Sale Yards anil 3iccli.niic.s' Hall. atSSS&f.V'jr. L" -w. pjLxtrsE'K, i'Hoj?JirEToii. S , Ijiis Ukl-i.ttiiljli.slK'J Jlor ■> has lioon 'lionm^lily Ki:novatkd tlnoushout.. An .. bp-to-Da<e Kitclien lm?l • yn introduced, a Oompetonfc CUEV , J krnry. detail contributing to tlwi Comfort of■ Travellers has been considered and adopted | tvbcra practicable to satisfy tlie reiiuueuimits of tbn growing trado of tlio township. j ' SIGHT POETEK. CAB MEETS ALL TRAINS. Only Best Brands Stockcd. Wholesale orders supplied promptly. First-class Billiard Table. Sample Ecom, See. Tho Stabling and. Fari Accommodation is unrivalled in the "Wimmera. Loose Boxes. Smart and attentive Groom always in attendance. COMMERCIAL HOTEL, BIRCHIP. Under Patronage of the V.C.T.A. GUMMING AVENUE. NORTH THE Commercial Trade a...

Publication Title: Birchip Advertiser And Watchem Sentinel
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
The Birchip Advertiser. PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY. "For the cause that needs assistance, For the wrong that needs resistance.' WEDNESDAY, JAN. 28, 1914 RAILWAY DEADHEADS. [Newspaper Article] — Birchip Advertiser and Watchem Sentinel — 28 January 1914

The BircMp Advertiser. PUBLISHED EVEEY WEDNESDAY. " For the cnuso that needs nsnistnnco, For the wronfj that nouds resiBtnnco.' WEDNESDAY, JAN. 23, 1911 RAILWAY DEADHEADS. Somk of the journalistic limelight in the shape of discriminating remarks have recently been thrown upon the screen as regards the free passage of certain important personages (who usually liavo plenty of coin to dis burse) over our railway system. This mixture of "deadheads" is compounded from many sources, and the ex-politician must be looked upon as tlio chief causo of diminishing out railway receipts. These poor people must number quite a couple of hun dred ; then so called "distinguished visitors," oflieers of tho Imperial ser vices, members of the various gubernatorial stall's of this unhappy over-governed country, assist in swelling tho numbers of "deadheads." Thero is an old and very trite saying which apparently well applies to this subject: " Grease tho fat sow's ear;" well, is not that remark applicable...

Publication Title: Birchip Advertiser And Watchem Sentinel
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE "SILENT SISTERS." [Newspaper Article] — Birchip Advertiser and Watchem Sentinel — 28 January 1914

THE ;,S»LENT SISTERS." Thero is a community 9F women near Biarritz who pass their lives in. silence. They livo and die in tho onvent of "tho Silent Sisters; and aro burcd in silence in tho littlo cemetery within tlio walls of- tlio grounds. At* four o'clock, win ter and gnmmer, they leave tlioir bare colls, and for tlireo unbroken hours tell- tlieir beads and say their prayers, until they are .summoned to their Spar tan breakfast. Two moro hours they spend, later in-the day, with their ro saries and prayers in a secluded cor ner of tlio chapcl, tho rest of the day being; devoted to work of various kinds and to meditation.; ' In the ;refeetoi^-a dark" uninviting chamber with, simrls3 floor, along."irluoli run wooden. :'tab?^s and 'benches^—tho tables'aro spread, fortfco midday meal, with an array of'browo water-jugs and wooden spoons and forks displayed on coarse serviettes, which take tbp. place of a tablecloth. During tho meals not a sound is heard—a wlnayer oven would bo a grave o...

Publication Title: Birchip Advertiser And Watchem Sentinel
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Birchip Advertiser and Watchem Sentinel — 28 January 1914

M'CLELLAND,/BARBER AM) co.. ! AUCTIOSTKEIi, FINANCE AND GENERAL COMMJS- • I , SION 'AGENTS, , . . Opposite Sliito Hall) Cummin^A vnuo e, ]j I IV 0 It I P.' , U"KWlar Siilns of St-uek hold at llirchip. , dealing SuIvr eondiiiitttd in'nny part of tlju diBti'ict. Fat 'f?inc:k couciirni J fr.'H of chnr^o to iny ot the Mtdbonruu ut iwiI.'hikL hniiu. Exci ption il fjiciluiiid tor'liuaiuuni; »"\loa of I'ropurlius. 1'rWati! ami Trust Money to London Fruohoid and Agricultural Secu rities Local Agonta fr.r— Sun lii!mr.\iic» UlU;*.t> Iijilgaty a»H Oampiny Ltd, . Wool liroknra, Ac. Livo Stock IntmrAuim INjrfec'to Acetylc.au Uak Co Ltd Clarence 11. Smith's b!*rm and Station Implement* Crown Cro&m Separator! and Churni BIRCH IP STOCK SALE. SATURDAY, JANUARY 31, 1914. SI I UK l', Ca'I'I'I.K. UOltSES. Ac. ' McClelland, barber & Go. UNDEIt itiJtruor.i.ms troin variola Ven dors will offer its ntxjve. Further entries invited up to hour of sale. SATURDAY, JANUARY 31, '14. j M Clellan...

Publication Title: Birchip Advertiser And Watchem Sentinel
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USEFUL BYE-PRODUCTS. What Is Gained With the Saving Habit. [Newspaper Article] — Birchip Advertiser and Watchem Sentinel — 28 January 1914

USEFUL BYE-PRODUCTS. What Is Gained With the Saving Habit. By John M. Oskison. Credited io T.-T, Mnnger is tbo fol lowing:— • . "The iabit of saving is Itself an ed ducation. It fosters every virtue. ,; It toaclies self-denial.- It cultivates a sense of order. It trains to fore thought, and so broadens tlio'raiud. It reveals the meaning oP Hie word busi uees, ivlii<3i is something very differ ent from its routine." Self-denial, a some of order and fore thought are the very vitals .'of business success. 'i'hoy aro enough to . win a modest -success .for anybody, /fhey. tare not hidden frqra tbo sight, of anybody,' but lio within Hlio; reaeli of "all. ,-Anu ^Mr. Hunger believes that ,byr acquiring the habit.of saving yowVwill get'the:-e essentials as. a by-produqt.V ' Business success menus simply using cavo_to_ sco that what comes in Alial) anvt\5a_V)0 a littlp more than what goes out. It moans being euro that every dollar invested br;np. a fow ccnt5 nioro than A dollar wit...

Publication Title: Birchip Advertiser And Watchem Sentinel
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Birchip Advertiser and Watchem Sentinel — 28 January 1914

Warracknabeal Races. TWO DAYS, Wed. and Tliurs., February 18 & 19. £235 In Prizes. FIRST DA V :-Hindis, of ; Maiden, of £S : Cup, of JL'IO. ivitli liandsomo silvor cup, cul<1-in iuitt«d wliip and silver spurs added: Trot, of i'10 : l\»ny, of £12; Hracolet, of i;17, and £<>Id bracelet added. SECOND DAY :—llutdks, of .220 ; Trial, of ,C10 : Hovunu Handicap, of J£J5 : Trot, of -£K< : I'lyinj;, of JL'20 ; Hack. of JL'5. Knlries foi all event?. oxcept Maidon and Hack race, close on Saturday, January 31. JIaidrtn uud Hack close on Tueaday, February 17, at 5 p.m. No conditional entry received, Y.H.C. stipendiary etiuvard in attendance, A. II. Cox (.MolbouriK) Handicap per. J. MOTTKAiVf. Secretary. MECHANICS' HALL. BIRCHIP. Wednesday aiul Thursday, January 28 and 29. Gorrick Entertainers (Newly Organised) Pronounced Bolter than Ejor. Hondod by Miss ELSIE CORRICK, Charming Dramatic Soprano' Mifs IIURV JOUKICK, Cornet and well knoirn .S<)...

Publication Title: Birchip Advertiser And Watchem Sentinel
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SPEED OF ANIMALS. [Newspaper Article] — Birchip Advertiser and Watchem Sentinel — 28 January 1914

SPEED OF ANIMALS. It is believed that no animal Ii;:s over exceeded tlio speed which can bo attained by the horse. Instantaneous photographs of ono famous specimen showed tho full length of _a complete stride to bo about twenty-six feet. Tho liaro has not in reality tho speed of tho dog. The dog, on tho other hand, does not attain tho speed of tho horso. The giraffe is said ,to run at tho rate of fifteen yards por second under tho most favorablo conditions. Tho ele phant, going at tho Tato of two yards a 6econd, Carries a weight approximate ing to that carried by six horses.'

Publication Title: Birchip Advertiser And Watchem Sentinel
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THE ART OF THE CONJUROR. [Newspaper Article] — Birchip Advertiser and Watchem Sentinel — 28 January 1914

THE ART OF THE CONJUROR. Science has enabled modern oonjur I ors- to <lo tricka that would fill t!:e old school of magicians -with wonder. "NYhorover applicable to tho stage, tho modern magician ]ibb adopted the no vel features of inventions, and, com bining thoTi with his sleight of-hand, has brought forth an entirely new style of magio. A trick performed long ago consist ed of pouring from a single bottlo sev eral dilferont liquids into glasses f-ofc nponn. tnblo in full view of the audi cnco. --.In tho first glass was water, in the next wine, in the next milk. The secret lay in the construction of the bottle,- -which was composed, of -vari ous^cjambera." In-.each of these wis "placcd'a certain liquid, the flow being controlled by valves in the bottle's neck immediately under the finger of tho ma gician. , ' Tho great weakness^ of tho trick lay in this—that the magician did not permit tho bottle to go out of his hand to bo examined by tho audience; but tho re cont disco...

Publication Title: Birchip Advertiser And Watchem Sentinel
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