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FATAL PUGILISTIC EXPEDITION. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1867

FATAL PUGILISTIC EXPEDITION. The most shocking disaster .that has oc curred in Melbourne for a considerable length of time happened on the 9th inst., in Hobson'a Bay] during the preliminary arrangements for a priae-fight between Alfrea M'Laren and Carstairs. It appears that tho friends of the pugilists engaged the steam-tugs Resolute and Sophia to convoy them down the Bay to witness tho light. Tho boats laft early in the morning, it being the intention. of. .the., party to bring off the flglit near Eprtai'lipgton , ; if practicable^ or' if not, on one of tiibmid' islands hi the South Cjiannel. 'Thti boats prgr , ceedea to tiioir : deBtinatibn; but pn nearing( ' tho coast it Was discovered that the; pqlibp liaa. roceive'd1 inf ormatieii of : the; intenided'figlitj and . ?yvei'b busy' 'scouring: the bpachi ;: r TPiiiaing that a landing :ivas '' impracticable.';- inside tho Biiy- tho ' tugs 8{eauiec(.i '? putside. ''the' Heads,' : 'but .owing ''.-?to a : heiivy :. swell , th'ey ' ?were...

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FLOODS IN NEW SOUTH WALES—RYAN'S PUNT, NEAR WINDSOR.—SEE PAGE 11. FLOODS IN NEW SOUTH WALES THE HUNTER. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1867

' FLOODS IN NEW SOUTH WALES— RYAN'S PUNT, NEAR WINDSOR.— bee page 11. FLOODS IN NEW SOUTHj flWALES— WINDSOll, LAT NiaHTFALL.— seb page 11 FLOODS IN NEW SOUTHj flWALES— WINDSOll, LAT NiaHTFALL.— seb page 11 FLOODS IN NEW SOUTH V^A^ES - : '.' ' THE HUNTER. . '- ' ' '-,.? . . The following is from the'Maitland Mercury 25fch(Juno ?—,?': Z : - :'?? :? ''; \ ?' f; ;_ -' .Hitherto it lias bpen the custom of -our residents ' in all discussions about floods to refer to the flood of August, 1857, as a standard— as a sort of maximum not likely to be exceeded. Tho rule has held good during the many visitations of the last ten years. This time, unhappily, we have to record an excep tion. The water in the river has in this instance reached a height certainly above that at tained in August, 1857, though the amount of excess is and will be in dispute. This flood will be remembered,, not merely for its great height, but on account of the pecu liarly distressing circunistaucea attending it. One of th...

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II. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1867

II, Under J|fp Yeran^h \vp dpii'j; de|d muo|i |n tm)(* '? popup g; gyp \ mmm mmilMtiK }[m each. That sort of thing ft done inside the maj-og(ipy.f'oorod offices w|th (,bp big brpss plates., , How;is .it, by^the way, that brass and respectability, aire ^so ^cpnstantly^ ailymg^tljem selves ^'ijito 'a1 sort, of jonit^guffl^tree'tp.a''g4iiile publiij which',' accepts 'itiie' .brass'a's'tho^putjyard and yisij*le,sign of soi)'i6_in'imfdfunleen grace? As I , iiaye'. rinipilied','.fiif !'- i ' have V'iiOt' : in' ' so many'- 'words 'said 'J' it, ]' -pur ?'j'^'eserlions under; the Verandah 'are chiefly' confined to small' shares whicli don't' .come to' '.'much moripy. ' ' Lighfsutnnaer goods,' a lively friend of mine calls them,' 'i1 not .'warranted to wash i' ©urnbtion of a good1 stoclc is, scarcely, per haps, the same which is entertained : by tliat confiding piiblio by whose mingled credulity ' n^'d. greed we live. Wheu clients (like tho attorneys, we call our custoinors clients) talkto'us...

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PHASES OF MELBOURNE LIFE. UNDER THE VERANDAH. I. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1867

PHASES OF MELBOURN]!' LIFE. [l'BOM THE LEADlSn.] UNDER THE ^-ERAfipAH. Under the Yerandoh of the Hall of.. Com merce I spend' my winter and toy summer days. Of coiu'so, I am a sharebroker (some call 'mo a jobber), and I may at once openly confess that I- am- quito -open to be either as circum stances permit or opportunity offers. There are ia thb! business to which I havebetalcen jnyself , owing^to tho failure of everything else Lover tried, lugh-souled and most impressive persons, in canarycolored waistcoats, who make— or profess to make— nice distinctions in this matter. However, I acknowledge the ^restraint of no such serupjes, and. it is perhaps Vwingtb tho herosy.of my ideas uppn the subject that I iini not much troubled with brokerage business. And as my available capital consists only of what I flatter myself was a somewhat skilfully ' obtained bank ovordraft, and a substantially bound note-book — a sort of cross between the sober seriousness of a grocer's pass-book and the e...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1867

. . ? ? PRIVATE INQUIRY OFFICE. ''. ? . (Establlsned in 1860), ' '78 Elizabeth-street, Melbourne. ' 11 M B OTTO BERLINER 1YJL CloXo Dotective Ofllcor), has the honor to inform his numerous friends and tlio public generally, that, ? at the Bug^oation or sovoral mercantile Jlnns' of- high Btnnling, and Bolloltors or omiaenco, ho ho1i'ostabllBhea a PRIVATE INQUIRY OFFICE. Mr Berliner has roanon to hope that his uniform at tention to businoss, coupled with the good character ho had the satlsfoctlou to receive on retirement from public service, will outltlo him to merit the con 'fldenco of his employers ?. A staff of experienced ofllcors are kept under the superintendence of the undersigned to perform the following duties : — I 1 Inquirios for absconding debtors. 2 Do do Insolvents. I S Missing frlonds next of kin. ! 4 D3btB colleoted. 5 Writs served. BRANCH OFFICES: - London (late Inspector Field's), Paris, Nbw York, Bkhlin ; - New South Wales, OharloB Wright, EBq. AGENCIES: - - , ' 'Ne...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1867

//£- OO ESSENCE '^ -J^A if OF THE \V //WOOD V!OLET\ If The forward Ylolet thuB did I chldo: II ? II Sweet thief, -whence dld'st thou utealthj I . ?I sweets that-imell, II ? 1\ If not from my lore's breath?— Boro of Aeon. It \\Thote who admire the fragrant Violet wmfind// Vi . thl* perfomo natural as the flower. II ^. jj ? . SOLS BT *,~/l ^v£5 v All fashionable Perfumeri -P/ir ^Kv'V and ChymisU In ?-&/r' .^^Ij, theU.B. 'S^^^ T.HE LEAD . E B . A Journal of news, politics, litomturo und. art, is published every Saturday morning, at USElizaboth Btreot, Melbourne. Tub LBADBtt is liberal in politics, and' the intelligence supplied ? through its columns will be found to be accurate and complete. The sub scription of The IjGAder is Six Shillings and Sixpence per quarter, payable in advance; or Seven Shillings and Sixpence, postage paid. The quarter may com mence at any time. Present circulation of Tub. Leader is 12,000 . copies weekly, and it is, in fact, the largest and most extens...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1867

SHIPPING FOR THE MONTH. — '? ? ?+ ? VESSELS AET)IV.KD AT THE POUT OF MELBOURNE SINCE THE DEPAUTUEE OF THE JUNE MAIL. June. 26. Cutty Sark, ship,- 475 tons, P. Orr, from Bourbon. R. Lauratet, Le Boy and Co., ' agents. ; 28. Levanter^ ship, 868 tons, G-. A. Lane, from Boston. Osborne, CushiDg and Co., agents. ' 28. Sussex, shij-, H00 tons, G-. M. Miller, from London, v'a PJymou:h. W. P. White and. Co., agents. . ? ' . ?''?-. 23. Adeliado Curleton. ? American barque, 593 ,'.,.. tons, Henry Talpey,' from New York. ! .Lord and Co, ogenis. . 29. Joshua Bate 3, ship, 561 tons, J. B. Sydse tf , from HoDg Kong. Kong MeDg arid Co.: ?agents. . ? ? ?:. . ' . ?? : . 29. White Hose,- ship,- 1193 Jas. Shaw/ from ?London. Holmes. White and Co.. agents. July. 2. Nellie Chap'jlti, American barque, W. Wass, from Boston.,. Newell and Co., agents... 2. Kosciusko, Aberdeen clipper ship, 1192 tons. James Laweon, from London, via Ply mouth. Dalgety, Blaokwood and Co., agents. ? 4. Jules Borde, French barqu...

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OPENING OF PARLIAMENT, SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1867

OPENING- OJ? PARLIAMENT, SOUTH AUSTRALIA. The fourth session of Parliauiant was opened 6th inst., with the usual formalities, by his Ex cellency tho Governor in person. Tho vice regal speech states that- his Excellency thinks that groat advantages will bo derived from the calling together of Parliament nt this time. The position of the country at largo, and the present state of public affairs, demand im mediate attention, and (-hull be immediately brought before Parliament. It recapitulate* the difficulties that the Government have had with re'epect to Judge Baothby, and sets forth the present position of affairs. It announces that the Government would bring forward liberal measures for tho relief of pr.storal lessees of the Northern runs. It refers to Captain Cadell's exploring expedition to' the Northern Territory, and hopes that the-' ex- penditure of money . in this direction will result in benefit to tho colony, and to those who took tip land iu that district of . tho colony. I...

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MOUNT DISAPPOINTMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1867

MOUNT DISAPPOINTMENT. The Dividing Range is a chain of mountains which stretch from east to west across the whole extent of Victoria, dividing the colony into two parts, and the waters flowing north into the Murray river, from those flowing south into the sea. The range is divided into several parts, which are called by different names. The most eastern portion extends from the New South Wales border line to the Jamieson district, and is known as the Australian Alps, some of whose peaks reach an altitude of 7000 feet and more, and are covered with snow nearly all the year round. The second chain extends from the Jamieson to Ballarat, and is known as the Great Dividing Range proper; the principal peaks, in this chain are Mount Leonard, 6000 feet ; Mount Macedon, 8400 ; Mount Alexander, 3300 ; Mount Disappointment, 2000; and Mount Ida, 2000. Mount Disappoint ment is 10 miles north of Whittlesea, and the same distance east of Wallan-Wal lan. From its summit is obtained a  ...

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ST. JUDE'S CHURCH, CARLTON. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1867

ST. JUDE'S CHURCH, 6ARLT0N. The foundation stone of St. Jude's Church was laid by the Lord Bishop of Melbourne, on the 18th of October, 1'866; and that portion of the building now erected -was opened for public worsnrp on the 3rd of March, 1867, being within a year of the time when the congregation first met in the small -weatherboard school-room adjoining to . celebrate Di vine worship, according to the rites and ceremonies of the Church of England. The site of the church is the most elevated in. Carlton, and commands ex tensive views of the surrounding country. It is about half an acre in extent, and was granted to the trustees by the Crown The style of architecture of the church, the firs£of 'itskind in Melbourne, is the pointed Gothic of Italy, or Lombardic; and is built of brick, which is economical and substantial. The general structure consists of Hawthorn bricks, relieved with red and white quoins, arches, tracery, and other ornaments. Freestone is sparingly used for springe...

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THREE CHILDREN LOST. [DAYLESFORD EXPRESS, JULY 4.] [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1867

THREE CHILDREN LOST     DAYLESFORD EXPRESS, JULY 4   No event since the murder of Margaret Graham has stirred the heart of the people of   Daylesford like the loss of the three on Sunday. As we stated in our last, on that day William and Thomas Graham, sons of Mr William Graham, and respectively aged seven and four years, with another child of     five, named Arthur Burman, son of Benjamin Burman, left their homes in Connell's Gully about ten a.m.,to search for wild goats. As     the boys did not return to dinner, the father with some neighbors searched all the after- noon for the truants. It was ascertained that they had gone in the direction of the junction of Stony with Wombat   Creek but no further trace of   tha missing ones could be found. As night set in serious fears for their safety were felt, and during the evening the facts were communi- cated ...

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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1867

BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, DEATHS. BIRTHS.         ASHLEY.-On the 12th inst., at Tennyson Villa,     Tennyson-street, St. Kilda, the wife of Edmund Ashley, Esq., of a son.         ANDREWS.-On the 16th instant, at Park-street west,     Emerald-hill, Mrs John Andrews, of a son.   AUBREY.-On the 28th ult., at Dowling-street, Sand-   hurst, Mrs J. D. Aubrey, of a son.   BROOKS.-On the 30th ult., at 23 Macquarie-street,       North Williamstown, the wife of Mr. J. Brooks, oof H.M.C., of a duaghter.       BRYCE.-On the 28th June, at 31 Eyre-street, Bal-   larat, Mrs John Bryce of a son. BERNSTEIN.-On Wednesday, 3rd inst., at her resi-   dence, Main-road, Ballarat, Mrs J. Bernstein of a son. &nbs...

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THE SUPPLEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 27 July 1867

THE SUPPLEMENTS. We issue with this number two supplements.   The one is a full-sized portrait of his Excel- lency the Governor, printed in tint. It is a   faithful copy of the splendid Prize Medal Pho-     tograph, taken by Johnstone, O'Shanassey and Co., and is admirably suited for being framed, and hung up in the homes of the people. The   other supplement is a four-page engraving of Melbourne. It is drawn from photographs taken from the tower of the new Post-Office, by Mr Charles Nettleton, and arranged so as to constitute a full panoramic view, eight foot in length. Of the city itself, the view is full, and em-   braces such suburbs as Emerald-hill, Sandridge and Williamstown in one direction; St. Kilda and Windsor in another; also Fitzroy, Carlton   and North Melbourne; but the other suburbs,   such as Prahran, Richmond, Collingwood, &c., are hidden by the intervenin...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 20 August 1867

$&*? 6° ESSENCE ^ -^\ [rwobb vi6LEf\\ II The fnrward Violet thu« did I chide: -? )| ? I Bwcet tlilef, whence dld'at thou steal thj | II sweets thntoinell. It 11 If not from my love's breath?— Bard of Aeon. l§ \\Thole who admire the fragrant Violet will And // \\ tills perfumo natural at the fiowor. It V^ i; All fashionable PerfiuneM iSMr ^N^.w ? and Chymlits In VK/ir ^Sts%- --?'- the «.8. , ?^P^r rp h . k ' I! ~& a u F~~~irT JL A Journal of he ws,- politics, literatnro and art, in publinhod every Saturday morning, at (55 Elizaboth stroot, Melbourne. This Leadeu is liberal in politics, and' tlio intelligence supplied .through its columns will- he. found to be accurate and complete, -l'he sub scription of The.Leapeu is. Six Shillings and Sixpence por quarter, payable in advance : or Seven Shillings and' Sixpence, postago paid. Tho quarter may com mence at any time. Present circulation of Tills Lbadkb is 12.000 copies weekly, and it is, inflict, the largest and most oxt...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 20 August 1867

' Inevor.playea on a better table p my. lifo.'— John Eoberts, Champion BUHard Player of ^ the World. Jhrst Match flayed iii Victoria!— -Vido ' ArgU8,' Aug. 80. -??.-?; A L 0 O C K AND CO, BILLIARD TABLE MAN U F A C T U R ER S, _. _ »y AProraTMENT TO HIS EXCEIiLENOY TUEGOVEItNOn. SHOW ROOMS, 95 LITTLE BOUEKB STREET EAST; MANUFACTORY, 132 and 134 RUSSELL STREET. Horhboan Sldttles. Billiard Clotli,' Balls; Cues, Tips, and every requisite for the Billiard Room. Bowling Green and [Alloy Balls, Croquet, &c.

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CORINELLA COAL MINING COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 20 August 1867

OORINELLA COAL MINING COJIPANY. The subjoined aro abstracts taken from the reports received from tlio persons appointed, one by the Government and one by the com pany, to inspect and report upon the company's mine at Western Port: — 'We found coal in each shaft. Examined No. 4 at 75 feet, deep. There is a seam of very good coal but not regular ; commences at 5 in; at the north end of tho shaft, increases to 1 ft. 8 in., thin ning again to 10 in. at the south end. S|x f-?ot below tliis seam there is a,, stratum of fire clay or shale. This leads us to ex pect another seam of coal below; the water is too heavy to work by manual labor, unless the shaft was stripped down and water puddled back. ' -In No. 2 tliaft there is a seam, of coal varying- in thickness and much broken, apparently by a largo and. extensive fault. The coals have been driven on for 30 feet. During the whole course the seam is split up. It is irregular, and tyristed in all shapes, and completely broken by tlio up; thr...

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THE COLIBAN WATER SUPPLY. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 20 August 1867

THE COLIBAN WATER SUPPLY. . Mr Christopherson, Chief Engineor of the department of Water Supply, favors us. with the following tabular return of the quantity of water available froin the Biyer Coliban; at Malmsbury, such' return being tho result of observations taken by gauging [the stream and other operations, for a period of twelve months, commencing on 25th July, 1860, and ending on the 25th July, 1867 :— Period. ' Gallons. 1866 25th July to 21st Aug. . . I2,2ul,457,G20 21st Aug. to 17th Sept. .: 1,172,232,900 17th Sept. to 7th Oct. . : 1,415,356,800 7th Oct. to 10th Nov. . : 1,913.174;3OQ 10th Nov. to 30th Nov. . . 205,000,000 1st Deo. to 31st Dec. . . 310;000,000 1867 1st Jan. to 31st Jan. . . 310,000,000 1st Feb. to 28th Feb. . . 280,000,000 1st Mar. to 31st Mar. . . 310,000,003 1st April to 30th April . . 300,000,000 1st May to 31st May . ; 310,000,000 1st June to 30th June .. 492,064,000 1st July to 25th July . . 8(35,262,400 Total for 12 months - 24,084,548,020 Average per ...

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IMMIGRATION DEPOT.—SEE PAGE 6. IMMIGRATION DEPOT. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 20 August 1867

IMMIGRATION D E P O T .— see page 6. IMMIGRATION DEPOT. One of the institutions of 'Victoria is the Iin jnigraiipn Depot; ' ' Hero' oil the single females j?lior1arriye''ia''the colony/from Grfeat Britain iirVseWcli' of . employinent,:.'arid wh'o have no friends to stay with on their arrival) are Loused until', such' time as they 'can*'; meet with situations. . Immediately on' arriving in the $ort','ikoy are' fatten to jfli'o 'depot, and are fitlowed 'several djvys'for washing tlieir clothes ajift otherwise'' making 'themselves presentable t'o'visltbi's.' ' ! !Aiir exi'ensiye' mess-ro'6inv(wkicli is11 p'shown iii1 'pur ?'''illnsfcation),1'- about fifty ' feet '. by' ;tliirtyi stands' in 'the centre of 'a largo plot of 'ground 'at tlie east end of Ijatrpbe-strCpt. ' The roo'mis'u'fetl as a dining' roSm'and; ' sittin»-roqm 'by :rtlie: wpineiu' ' 'On liiring^aya'it as' deypt&d to the'1 'accij mniodatioil pf jtlife y'isltors,'and tlio'hiring takes' pluce' in' itl Ont thespw'occi...

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A NIGHT IN A CHEAP LODGING-HOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 20 August 1867

A NIGHT IN A CHEAP LODGING ?'????'' 'i : ' HOUSE . T - ' ' ' . I had been wandering all day in a fruitless seiircli for employment. I wa3 wqary and hungry, f or I liad* not tastod fppd from the night before. Tlie evening 'was cold and wet. The atmosphere was lnurlcy. Tlie' gutters were overflow^', and j;he trottoirs greasy. Eyerything bore 'a 'cheerless aspecf,' and oyen the wre'tplied jTMe de'jqie, latter ttiw&ty ves ture, had ^^ thrown off her tissumed merriment. Up and dpwn'BouJke-street' in yaiii have I looked for a 'fnend'.'' ' l'|}aye onjy gixjence in iny ^Ppiet^^s'lw'MH^t'T'^M^SP^'ffM''^? '1' ward'strUggle'is'gqing'an' d^'to ' whejijier it is tp'be deyqte'd to the interest of 'my craving stpmach, or of iny weary . ^ip'ad. ; Temptation ib strong ' within me' as I rojid. tlie* .entiping ilMs'-pf'^^'^^^©''^^^^^'^^^^^ of the restaurants. ''But tji.cm ' IToo| ia'l('a|'tlie ^?ark lowering iky ; I wrap my thin coa|; round iny p'eri!3liea. body,' and hunger is conquered. 6'et...

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THE NEW RUSH AT MYERS CREEK.—SEE PAGE 10. THE NEW RUSH AT MYERS CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers — 20 August 1867

THE NEW RUSH AT MYERS CREEK.— see page 10. THE NEW. HUSH AT MYERS GREEK. About a month ago it oozed out that a party of prospectors, who had sunk neiir thW western and upper corner of what is' k'no Wn us the Myers Flat paddock, about six or seven miles from Sandhurst, had struck gold. The news i spread like wildfire, and a rush' was' the cqu Bjquenco. '?', ' Every day. parties of diggers arrived on the ground ; tents went up' in all directions, stores, blacksmiths' and butchers* shops ; -and beer shanties of course.' There .are ? now about 2500 miners on the spot, and of these 500 or' 600 are Cinnamon. The population altogether is probably'not much under 3500: They are orderly arid well con ducted aa a rale; but here, as elsewhere, 'a' few persons are' occasionally troublesome. : Mr Brough Smyth, the secretary for mines, says in a'report which ho has forwarded ;f or publi cation :-—' It is not possible to' give an'acou rate account of the yield of gold frbini the washdirt. ; A great...

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