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WRECK OF THE ROYAL CHARTER [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 14 January 1860

WrECIt OF TIE bOYALt CHARTiTERI 'ihe follownag jdiLtdulars, rcitting to the wtedk of the ltoil ;Charter; are fuhrished by.the tLondon. correspondent of the .rqoas -. '- Lcaviriglfelbotirne on the 20 of August ard reah= in"gQueenstown on Monday, the 2.th of October, this swift arid favourite :lipper accomplisherl the ps o. o fso in. .tn days. While p issing in hir splen- 1 Sdid earor offthis Irish port, to dJltvcr a pnrtiod, of I her despatchie, .(1 of licrpIimsengers took advantage of this opporttnity to lie put ashore 1b means of a ' pilot-boat. Accordeing to the tuetinony of survivors i the weather was then colm arid the water smooth, 1 thliough it has been frequentlyremrrked, iicriticisiung the conduct of tlio.captaii, that the barometef,, had 1 it been doniuilted, would have idiicated, the Coming humrricaiel.c tvtlhei" th bis renaitif a i wa tapked is a secret ievti to be divulged til the seda gives up its "Mysteries; ..e only.lntow that.te eapoid., anxious to comiplete his .dya...

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ENGLISH NEWS. WITH THE NOVEMBER MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 14 January 1860

ENG-LIS. NEW S. WITH THE ?NOYEIMBER 1~1AILS. The Salsette ahrivel at keper.n Bay at 0.90 p.m. on Fr:Lay. Sho. ·a~s. detained' at Snes until the 20th of Norembeit ivaiting for the arrival of the outward mail The IhEeu arrived at-Suez on the 2Sth of Novemle- ; the Benares ariverl at ilaurit ins on the Sth of December; the Malta arrived at King George's Sound on the 2.th of December. The Saleette arrived in IIobson's Bay at half-past nine o'clock on Sandalv night. - - On and after March, 1Sia, the. Peninelar and Orinctal Cuoia~anvy's ships til taLk their old route rid C~ylon. The Iemperador and Impbratice had called at Port Louis with the electric cable to be lail down between Aden and Kurrachee ::The mlperador was -pased by the Sal'ette off Cape Guardafue ;. and the Imphr atrice had sailed direct for Kurrachee. Mr. Neewall, the manufacturer of the cable with six electricans, were passengers in the Salsette, from Suez to Aden. In 31arch, the route of toe mail steamers will be changed t...

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The Williamstown Chronicle. WILLIAMSTOWN, Saturday, January 14th, 1860. DIVORCE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 14 January 1860

WILLIAMSTOWN, Saurday, January 14th, 1860. DIVORCE. - OuR Legislatuie is about to tackle a subject' of great delicacy eid great ?difflicult A Com imittee of the Upper House was some time since -appointed to consider .the Law of; Di vorce, with aiviewto:a Bill beingiintroduced o:h the , subject ;' ie Comnuie s- report is now before the world, and iccompanyingat i$tis a Bill prepared by them with a iew to assimi latiiig the law of this country, on the subject involved, to that nowin' force in England, and inider whichi so mainy unhappy couples have abeen liberated during the past twio years. The effect of this Bill, if passed into law, may be stated in a few words. It would empower.a court of la-w to.grant judicial separation` on the application of either, husband or- wife, a proof of certain offences committed by the iotler party, nid:'bsolute 'dissolution of mar riage, ordivorce, or proof of- adultery by the wife, or adultery, coupled withr c~ruelty, or otherwise aggraovated ,as we ...

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MUSINGS ON GELLIBRAND'S POINT. No. 1. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 14 January 1860

MUSINGS ON GELLIBRAND'S POINT. Ax owa the few.pleasant, plaes min thenei?h bourhood of Williamstown -is Gellibrand's Point?: Whenever it is visited--whether it is on a calmsummer'srmorning, when quietness reignsaround, when scarcely a sound can be shead; save the gentle rippling of: the waves or on a bleak winter's day, when cold blows the blast across.the Bay, and ships are to be seen walking th'o.aves like things of life; or at eventide, when thd sun has sunkibelow. the horizon, and the western sky-;is all in a glow; or in the stilly night,. when the moonbeams play upon the waves, and the stars are reflec ted on. the. placid waters---under. any.of these circumstances Gellibrand's Pointuis a pleasant :place for a loyer of the picturesque ýor the beautiful. SOne day this week I walked dowi there; there vwas a light breeze from the southard, just sufficient to make the waves cnrl their snow-white heads; some short distance down the bay a fine ship was coming before the mwind; her whi...

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THE MARRIAGE DIVORCE BILL. [To the Editor of the WILLIAMSTOWN CHRONICLE.] [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 14 January 1860

THE' 1AcIRRE .lDIVORCE BILL [To the EdiDorof tL?e W.XL.rTuArow'W Cznio.rcei.l: Sr,- As you seem to be pretty well posted up with what is going on in Parliament, '.an you tell me what has..beconi; of ;the. New 'larriage'Di\voce 'Bill; ?lked of, some time Sgo 1 , Ab out 'tw o or'- three T-rers-o- there: wes a good deal of wriit"igbabout the quiestion in the Melbourne Press, when all were agreed that there really eiistdd' in this country a necessity for a cheap and easy mode of decent men and women getting: rid of their bad bar gains.:' Of owever, I have heard no more aloutt' it, ind whether there is a latw. in force td that effect or not I cannot say. But' there certainly, should be one. X.ers ago, when: society was in its most uiisealed-state, people comntitted the wildest extravagances, and men russhed' into matrimony without' a, moment's thought of what they were dohing. Soon, "a change came o'er the spirit of their dream;" their eyes were opened when it was too late ; and thCy hav...

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Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 14 January 1860

S .. A.... _. RRIVE .-anuary--BlackSwan str., from Launceston ; a: e;-e? .? h fro-;O?nag.. .. Jannaxrý 6-Omeo;,str ,, from Adelaide ; Water: Lily. licr from Launeestoii. January .7-City'of Sydney, str., from Sydney ; SLady Bird ct., from Portland.-" . January 8-M-argaret Cbessell,- Echr., from .Port' Frederick ; Douglas, schr., from-Newcastle; Prince SArthur, barque, from, Newcastle ; Salsette, R.M. Sas.a.,:1;200;, Methwen; from Suez S9th? November. IResult, ship, from London. January --Dream, shipifrom- Greenock;:Mer : cedeaslship, from gong Kong Belle Creole, shi,; from. Liverpool~ Hilton,: ship; from Liverpool,; Stag, barqie, from Monsoorcottah; Victoria, ship, from London; Earl of Elgin, ship, from London; Native Lass, schr, from Sydney; Valiant, brig, coastwise. January 10-Fortitude, baique, from Calcutta; Colchester, brig, from Adelaide; Havilab, str., from :.-'Adelaide; Condor, 'barque, from Adelaide; Tyra, . brig, from. Adelaide Kandanahauer, ship, from Amsterdam: .:Januairy...

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ENGLISH SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVED FROM MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 14 January 1860

,ENGLISH SHIPPING INTELLIGENCOE 'ARRIVED FROM NELOIURNE. D over Cas eat Plyn6utli lSth Oct. Yorkshire at PlymoIth 19th Oct. B' ritish Trideait; at Liverpool 22nd Oct. George m'arshii lit Downs 2nd Nov. Dirigo, at Liverpool 5th Nov. Orwell, at'Downs'7th Nov. Indra, at Grvedsend 10th Nov. SAILED FOR MELBOURiE IN OCTOBER. Bosphorus, from London. . John A..Parks, from London. Lady Head,; from Liverpool.:, Gladiolus, from iindon. Dawn of Hope, from Liverpool. Silistria from-Clyde. William Carvel, from Liverpool. Ravensdale, from Dundee. John Duncan; from London. Owen Glendowe-, from London. Revenue, from London. S mar Pasha;l from London . llarian, from Clyde. White Star, from LiverpooL Southampton, from London. Glen Monarch, from Liverpool. I' NOVEMBER. White Jacket, from Liverpool. Milotus, from the Clyde. Marco Polo, from LiverpooL Edward Oliver, from Downs. Gertrude, from Gravesend. . Prince of Wales, from Downs. . -.'.D: F. .Webber, from Liverpool -Hellespont, from HartlepooL LOADIN...

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Original Correspondence. BATHING ACCOMMODATION. [To the Editor of the WILLIAMSTOWN CHRONICLE.] [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 14 January 1860

-, - ?lnitllii ýU[[Ie?ScýUIttliInct', - =-. BATHING ACCOMMODATION [To the Editor of the .Tm?tousroW'it.Cntixxdrx.] SIr,--Permnit me, throug'h the columns of your paper to suggest to tfie 3unicipal Couni cil of this town? t atr?while theyv ire about having the batbimwlg ace for males fenced in, a plank fastetned to the rocks imay at the same time be laid down, so that bathers smiay not have their enjoyment: riaitred Iby bngn com ielled-to scramble over rocks that are so very sharp and sliptit that. I do not believe one out of ten get off with onlya minor scratch. I. wI ould, bring to your mind thit the'.litJ nicipal Council of E'merald Hill have already ,eerided the sum of £300 oti a place for fe iiales to perform their ablutions; and have it 'in conteutplation to expend a similar amdltiti for male bathers. The cost of a plank, I should- think, Would not. be more than 24 or £5. It may be said that, there. is one there already ; but that is of very little use, the bay to which it lead...

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Friday, 13th January, 1860. (Before Lieut. Crawford, P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 14 January 1860

(Before Lient. Cranford, P.ML) ' . Chaipman ZLazrey was charged with being rluniik and imaking use of obscene langnu age, .resisting the policemmn in the execuition of his duty, :md tcaring Constable, Stoie's.clotlics. : 9'h?Tinas Lothien, Darid Bo?ter,. and Jaesn ?irderson, were charged also with attemptinsg ,to rescuetthe formerprisoner, stealingthe con- ft stable's baton and breaking lhis r?ittle. ConstalslcStonie, leing sicorn dileposed that' t at. a little- after 1l o'clock last: night as he: was passiiig the 3Marine Hotel, he saw the fouri p prisoners standing on the footpath ma?dng a . noisese and on telling them that it wa?ps 'nstl l2' thicy coiitwmibficed swearii'g t t liim, and attackedI him, wheni.lie arrested thefirst prisoner; whilec n the other :three attempted to rescue liim, snatching thei baton ;fr`i '`the codnstable's hand, and ireaking his ratile and tearing his a coat. fThe pisorne. Andlerson, in defenc,.said .he rwas endavouring_' to get the prisoner Lawrey f ho...

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Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 14 January 1860

'oiata and Gen(nl Ta i s. M ·ECeIANICS' ISTITUTmo?.-The Committee of 'the Mechanics' Institution met on 3Yedhes day eveningmlst, for the ipurpose of. openin the tenders for the;iew`biilding.. '?-?.-Swind=i iley's tender was accepted to erect the build-' in,'anecordinmg to- a plan iprepared by Mr. Flannegan,architect, of lelbourne, the amount oflthe tender being £1020 10s. 2d. As the Committee have already £500 in hand, and a conditional promise of £200 more, coutirgent upon the public subscribing £100, the amount which" will have to be -borrowed upon the building will be trifling.: We understand that it is the intention of.the Comnmittee to ask his 'Worship the Msayor of Melbourne, Dr.- Eades, to lay the foundation-stone on an early day. Several ladies have expressed their willingness to assist in getting up a' sirde in aid of the building fund, at an eairly date. Picnics'to La?verton, Station Peak, and other places, arei also talked of for the benefit of the saume fund. We .trust t...

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Williamstown Police Court. Monday, 9th January, 1860. (Before Lieut. Crawford, P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 14 January 1860

tilUiansitowun Poelle aourit Monday, 9th January,~ 1860. : • (Before Lieut.TCriwford, P.M.) JnTohifnfodron-appeared-on remanid fro:" the 5th inst., charged with refusing to pay for : the carriage of goods conveyed per train, and interfering with tlih6station-master in the dis cbargeofbhis duty--at-theWerribee station. Henry 'Masters Bartoi;, 'sthtio-master in the employmenttof: theMelldurine -and Gee l6ngRiill ay Company,' beingsworn, deposed that on ?ednesday,, the 4th inst., after the oirival of the foiiir olocktraiii ai the Werri bee station, he; saw "defendant carry a large b a of menit anmd other "articles fromin the lug gage-van and' place theni on a dray. He asked defendant if he had paid for the carriage of them, and he replied he had iiot, 'ad that he would not pay for them." I then had the goods removed on to the platform, and told him I could!not allow them to leave the station until they were. paid for, and if he at tempted to remove them I would give him into custody. D...

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Williamstown Municipal Council. Monday, January 9th, 1860. Present—The Chairman (Thos. Stewart, Esq. J.P.) and Crs. Freyer, Mason, La Roche, Moxham and Courtis. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 14 January 1860

Wiliiamstown Municipal Council. Present-The Chairman l(Tihos Stewvait;Es. . J.P.) and Crs. Freyer, Mlason; LaiRocho, : oxham -and Con rtis " i The minutes of the prcvious mnctin, were, read and confirmed. . - -.·. Coa ESPO1DE:Go . - ` iLetter, adidressed to.:the Chuirman, i read as follow -- ... ::c , c 1. From Mrs. Ellen Trainer, complaining of having been snmmoned to pay rates doe im the house abe ocoupies previous to her faking possession of it, and requesting the Council to takethe,matter into .their favourable consider ation. The Town Clerk stated that the sum of £4 10s. was owing upon the house by.a pre-. vious tenant (Mrs. Wilaimore), who was forth nate enouglh.never.,to'.have anything in her possessionnworth seizing. ,Mr; Tattersall also stated that'!the landIord had refused to pay the back rates. The Council agreed that the matter should " stand over." ' ':: .2. From' the Municipal' Council of Ballarat, in reply, stating that the niemijrial frofn this Council, rela'tive to ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 14 January 1860

DOVE AND OSWALD, SHIP CHANDLERS MELBOURNE & WILLIAMSTOWN LESSEES OF PATENT SLIP TESTED To 1,000 TONS. "       PROPRIETORS OF FLOATING DOCK   TESTED To 1,000 Tons     TUG STEAMERS         "SAMSON" & "BLACK EAGLE," COAL HULK." SIR WM. MOLESWORTH." Ships Stores of every description delivered to Hobson's Bay Free of Charge W. and G. WHITE, SHIPWRIGHTS BOAT-BUILDERS and SHIPSMITHS, Williamstown, have on SALE-       Ash Oars, at 5d. per foot. Ship Handspikes, is. each. Boat-sprits, Is. each. Blocks, from 4 to 9 in., at 41d per in. 2k Composition Sheathing Nails, at is. 3d. 25 Large Hammers, at sla. 6d. each. Carpenters' Drawing-knives, Is. Gd. each. Do. Caulking-mallets, 'Is. 6d. each. Ships' Fittings Caluking-irons: at 4d. each. : - Red gum Planking, fit for Bow-rils, Oak Plank. East Indian Sol, fit for tr...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 14 January 1860

Steamier Samson. -F any one by mistake has taken from the above steamer, on tho late excursion, a BLUE TOP COAT, lined with plaid, .will return the same to WVM. CA?RNOROSS, at Messrs. Dove and Oswald's store; he will much oblige.' o. I Undertaker. U EDWARTD PI'TTT Funerals conducted in a respectable manner, aiid- on reasonable rerms..? A Hearse kept on the.premises. The trade can have the use of it on Hire. .ns No. 21 Dover Place, North Williamstown. FI.RE INSURANCE Head Office,-:'. 26, COLLINS 'STREET WEST. ? Capital, £500,000 Sterling. - Subscribed and buaranteedl, £150,000 . " With power to Increise to £1,000,000. Board of Directors : President-J. G. Foiton, Ee ., J.P. Vice-President-William Perry, Esq., J.P. And. Sutherland, Esq., J.P. j F. B: Franklyn, Esq. And. Ferguson, lsq. Thomas Alston, Esq. Paul Joske, Esq. John Halfey, Esq. F. J. rligh, Esq. . - Auditors:. • H. N. Hull, Esq., J. P. Jolm R. Pascoe, Esq., J.P. Secretary-J. Jamieson, sq. Actuary--C Hall, Esq. Solicitor--J. ...

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THE REPLY. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 21 January 1860

GF\.TxL5u .-X a Thnis testnmonial, prereeuting the ind • sctnimeinit "anite tneucd towýrdns me by so many of' my fellow-townsmen, :r'innot,'?hit lie most ~gti.ifz.to my feelin?s;l d '" receive it from yoitr"lands with'sizncere respect and ratitilde: "Biit my fellow -townsmen effect much ihorehy this lind address and valuale present than the manifestation of" their owni generosity, or the lbinding of myself to them as n grateful debtor. T'hey tthereby give ' pleasing proof that cur dif ferences have been strictly limited to the neces sities of Lonor-able coimviction, and have not. been suffered to .obtrude beyond their natural sphere, either to iiterrupt the free action of the amenities of life in our social intercourse, orto impede our combined exertions, as citizens, for the common "6od. Gentlimen, although "I dare not taketo myself the many merits which you attribute to me in your address, there is one disposition with which, you justly credit me, and which you do not over rate,' ...

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TESTIMONIAL TO THE RIGHT REV. DR. GEOGHEGAN. THE ADDRESS. To the Right Rev. Dr. GEOGHEGAN, R. C. Bishop of Adelaide. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 21 January 1860

TESTIMONIAL ..'TO TI.tE RIGX:HT. REV. DR. , 1GEOGHEGA\ -TOE AniDOESS. To the Right Rev Dr. GEOOCIEiAN, : R. C. Bishop o.f Adelaide. M?. Loin,--As the.time of your final departure from amongst us has now nearly arrived, -ve. can not permi?t the separation without expressing our high. esteem for you and regret" for the loss of so truly valuable a citizen. One of the longest residents in Williamsto na its welfare always comunanlding your attention,. its progress marked. by your powerful efforts, the geniaity of your disposition, the unreserved con= diality of your .friendship, and the liberality of your feelings, have caused all to admire and maniy to be endeared to you.. - With such sentiments, we present this address, on the part of this community, without distinction (f sects,, anud be your acceptance of it and its' trifling accompanunent, adding our ardent wishes that you may be long spared to pursue your.career of usefulness.. . S_ ..igned--., . John Croker, D. P. Maclean, .James ...

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THE DENILIQUIN BANK ROBBERY. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 21 January 1860

.T'T" DENILIQtIhN P ANK i ROBBER. Y. (From the Pastoral Times.) dteaghan was again brought up on ilonday. at the Police Court, Deniliquin. Chief Constabl; Smith having deposed to a conversation. in ivhilc Geaghan virtually admitted that he was an accesta y tb the robbery, the prisoner was comm tted to take hit trial at (ioulburn. On Tuesday, Magaret Geaghan and Margaret Geaghan. jueer, 're charged with reeeiving feloniously eortaiitl stolen moneys, the property of the Bank of New South Wales. Mr. Cotton appeared for the accused. Robert> Hoddle Driberg White.-I am so countant of the Bank of New South \Vales, Denili' quin. i The Bank was robbed on the 15th October last of gold and notes. I could identify some of the notes. The notes I hold in my hand I identify as the property of the bank by their mutilated state. I s*a these notes on the morning they were fouind. I stared that morning, in company with Mr.`Kely.. :Ntr. Miller, Carter (the district-constable), ;?:?s Evan's two sons....

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Wednesday, Jan. 18. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 21 January 1860

lVednesday; tan. 1. In the Legislative Assembly this day, Several papers were laid on the table by the Chief Secretary and the Commissioner of Publie Works: Amongst others, the report of the Cap tain of the Polorusi on the effciency of the steam hioop Victoria and a copy of the analysis of the Yan Yean weater, mndse by Dr. A. S. Taylor auld Mr. W? T. Brande. Several notices of niotioi were given, and soma unimportant routine biusiness gone through ; after Which. The house .weht into committee of supply, and passed iteins amounting to several hundred thousand pothds. There was a long desultory discussioiin upon the'Police liepAirtrent, but sio reductions of conse quence.

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WRECK OF THE ROYAL CHARTER. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 21 January 1860

. WRECK. OF THE'?ROYAL. CHA.RTER" TaE Salsette brought us the most statling 'tale which has reache? the Colony .for? many a day. The news of the -destriuction of the Royal Charter caused more.geeral and wide spread consterination here than tlhe news of a. general European war'would :have done. Fiom having themselves' made a long sea voyage at one time, all our people take much interest in tales of disaster on the mighty deep -from the fact of nearly all contemplating a visit to the old country sometime before they die, all feel particularly interested inthe home ward voyage from Australia. ;But it required no disposition thereto to make all feel a .dep and absorbing interest in the shocking tragedy of which NIoelfra BIy- 3is the fy3 ee6 and the morning of'the 27th• Octoble las the timie.;' The incident so' abounds in tragic and pai theti elemenits, that only 'a greai t pi. poet could do justice to it in-description.. -Nearly' four hundred persons were about to land on, their native ...

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Parliamentary Intelligence. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. Tuesday, Jan. 17 [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 21 January 1860

Vanls nmrntr tr intgcrnc.., LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. Tuesday, Jan: 17 In the Legislative Assembly on Tuesday, The Speaker read the reply of lMajor-General Macarthur to the valedictory address presented to him in accordance with a resolution of the house. Mr. Harker presented a petition from contractors and builders against the Lien Bill. Mr. Nicholson, in reply to a question from Dr. Macadam, stated that the government had not at present any means for the purchase of the camels recently imported by private enterprise. Mr. O'Shanassy, in bringing forward his motion relative to a vote of £50,000 for the purpose of introducing, asheretofore, female immigrants, under the authority of the Emigration Commissioners, said that one of his principal reasons for doing so was that the vote which had been continued by several successivegovernments might not be omitted now, except by a distinct declaration of the house. The vote, he held was necessary to overcome the discrepancy that still existed b...

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