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THEY SAY [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 15 January 1914

THE . ,SAY . That a meteor weighing 50 tons re ccutly fell in Mexico. That the Melbourne Harbor Trust is raising five million tons of silt a year from the river and tbe bay. That the total cost of an election in the British Is!es is £1,750,000. That the Victorian immigra'ion. authorities state that they have cabled: to Lond,n directing the agents to send no more Jewish` boys as assisted "in miicrants, since only lads who will settle on the land are wanted. That Bernard Shaw says that it cost inm is Gd. to get married. Whether he cites the case as a bargain or warn ing isn't slated. That another bouth Pole expedition is being arranged, " Presumably the polo hae shifted since Amunsden and Scott discovered it last. That the total number of assisted immigrants who arrived in Victoria in 1913 was 11,827. That tie temporary provision allow ing every mfmber cf the N.S.W. police force a holiday each Sunday has been made permanent. That the Victorian Government wi I issue 400 passes to membe...

Publication Title: Portland Observer And Normanby Advertiser
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CORRESPONDENCE It is to be distinctly understood that we in no way identify ourselves with the opinion expressed by our correspondents. PORTLAND'S FUTURE. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 15 January 1914

CORRESPO NDENCE it is to be distinctly understood that we in so seay identijfyorselves with theopinion expressed byt onr crrespondents. PORTLAND'S FUTURE. (To the Editor.) Sir,-Over 90 years,since Mr. Henty made a home in this town of Portland. This one need hardly say but' for the obsolete state of affairs now existing. At whose door does :tii ohily tc'o op parent neglect lie? Is it the fauit of your civic fathers, or the apathy of your.well paid moembers of Parliament. or is it the want of natural resources 7 Of this latter one is quitesatisfied such want cannot be admitted. So the blame must rest on the shoulders of the former, and a shroud of shame should' pall them, and the management of the affairs of Portland should be handed to more faithful, bright and intellectual men--men of no mean order, outr to benefit the body politic, not with sinis tor mitivee, self-intere-ted and greed grasping ideas, which has been a po tent faclor in the drawhack cf this city for the last 35 year...

Publication Title: Portland Observer And Normanby Advertiser
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NEW OSTAG RATES [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 15 January 1914

hLW ICSAC RAiES The new postal Iclte, it eluding the penny postage on lettere, cnme in force on 1May let. The reducer tatee are ase follow: THROUGiBOUT CON3N10NEWEALTHI AID PA1 UPA. Letter Id peit z. Lette atds,9itgi ,ld ten Do. rt ply ,ld. ech half. Pt Ertcaedcp,,nglt .d. each Do. rt ply, ld. ich , Ialf. P'rinced papets 0d O .ppt) 2 oz. Bit ks, liitit t- ,,t i, A r-nalie, Co per 8,sz; n.Aueslrlia Ujd .per 8 cz. bla Nezin esf-Prittttd itn Aet.lralia, O4d. per 8 'z ; printed outide Australia, Old. per 4 oz.. "Hansard," Old. per 12 t z. Commercial papets Fattertse, samples and mercl:atdtwe, Id. it r 2 t z. ... :.. OVERSII A -E(3DO n']Oh'S.. Letters frt.m the Ctn mi ntealth to the United Kit gdt ii, trveItrn dt soiniotc,. Britihl colt:cite bhod prottttolatet, Cxeitp the New lhbrider, Id. per ; tx. NEW ZEALAND AMD IIE]SLABDLS. 'Ihe racs to -New Zealind, Figi at.d British Solu muc?t ,ladIifd t: Let Id oz Po i, ads' igle d. D rep Id.ta. Le ar itgl , d. Do replyld.eech hal Magazintee ld. 8...

Publication Title: Portland Observer And Normanby Advertiser
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GRIPES IN HORSES. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 15 January 1914

GRIPES IN IfORSES. "Some time ago our hores was.€ dlown with a bad attack of gripes," says Mliss N. J Coles, Mlcjor's Creek, N S W. "I trio:l coveral remedies bnt they had io efl'lc:t; as a liat resort I govc the hlore three teaspoons ful of Clhamberlin's C lio and Diarrhoea Itemedy and noticed an improvement im Inediately. He was soon able to stand and is now as well as-.ever." Shold by Thlomson, Brake add Co.. A F'nE broke out in Chapel s'reet, Prahrimn on Sunday afternoon and coin pletely destcooyed Tricdwahy's Colos seum.drapery store- and new city hall, at the back of the Town Hall, beidee several small shops. The damage is rstima'od .t over ,100,000, but the preomises nod contents were heat i iy in serted. Over 300 hands are in conseo :qaen'ce thrown outof employment. All Chapel street s-?eco d in "Jlucger at one itime, btiii'the goond wolk of Ithe brigade ?lived thesituacion. "I1he fire a' trdc ed iliousands of. peo le fr6om all p.rts cf use r metropo'is.

Publication Title: Portland Observer And Normanby Advertiser
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 15 January 1914

: St. Stephen's SUNDAY, JANUARY 18th Car.on Carmiclael will preach in the ? gbraing and the Rev. F. Stillwell, of 4·ssterton, in the evening. Baptist Church. PASTOR H. BOULTER Conducrs both services on Sunday. "O0t SALE, cheap, Carline Bicycle, in s?plenldidl order. Apply H. \Vil-on, .sre -treet. OR SALE, a 24ft. cenrte-lnrlrd Sailing F Boat, with two complete bets of sails, A c.: Apply ' Observer" olice. '.T-.TANTED-;irl for Housework. AppIy V Argyle Bakery. - 7ANTID to DKrow £400 for 3 yearn at 5, per cent. SI)leudli free lolrl .rcarity. Iirst instance apply this ottice. F you want. a llouehlold or good Sepa rtor interview. . W elleers, local agent for the Baltic PI?sh Dairy Machl"" jry Co, E"was not tle lihlit, but was to Ilear Switnesls of the Tight.. 'hat was tilhe tme light. which enlighteneth every man lhat cometlh intothlisworld. IHe was in the wrtnil, and the world was made byHim: and tho wa.rld knew Him no t.--St. john, chap. 1tr I. 81, 9th, t10v.--llo'ay Bible. Portland P...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 15 January 1914

a3-`i H:F CORCHBUILDER, Gen oral lacIksmlth,Wheelwright & Horse phoew PERCY STREET, POLTLAND. al ?' r oe h?tis b7 di... uniformly good work. N ao an S ni1.-hs.i Baggles always oAn Hand. ounnsnithing Dine, and all kinds of Agricultural Implements Repaired Careful attention given to the tyreing of wheels. Est?tmntes given for all repairs, if required. E2rsO-ShooiLng Strictly Attoedod tg. !:gie iof 11 dl"eriptions Rep irod, 'aintad and renewed. Plough RPepfaired 'fade Lightest draught. . . , .i W HOWELL. ST.ii.usnED 1878. .Si'siiBor to Mr D. Beat Soialptr sual YIanumenta Carver. 2orthlae anil Eamilton. JOB PBINTTING AT MELBOURNE PRICES. ) G w.ith ihi tidl3,aorfoinoler baingthe law of r;cle, anld io'ling that a ood c - of *w : i , is cIx ) n ,'i dhiariJ, b ur re,w htvpproarod . THE BEST 'MACOHNI IN THE MARKET are now prepared"to' ompoto-with the Imetropolitan printo on his own terms GOLDSMITH & DAVIS 'OBSERVER OFFICE R ii-FRE(jHp A Good Sowing plachlne Pays for Itcolfl O...

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CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 15 January 1914

CRICKET. A cricket match was played cn. Wednesday between the Christian Brothers and Portland, anid proved an easy win for the Brothers. The fol lowing are the scores Portland - Quinlivan (retired) 44, Drew 6, O'Connor 2, Kennedy 10, Anderson 5, Hale 1. Williamson 3, Pithouse 13, Kennedy 1, Davis 1, Cassidy not out 1; sundries 10. TI. 97. C. Brothers--Whiting 31, Fines 17; Hennesy (retired) 30, Tevlin 8, Dwyer not out 19, McSweeny 10; sundries 11. Total, 5 wickets for 126.

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HARBOR WORKS. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 15 January 1914

HARBnno WOtKS. - Mr. H. J. M. Campbell, M.L.A:, informs us that the Government havo appointed a resident engineer for the Western District out ports, Mr. G. H. Royce, a very good oflicer, with considerable experience in harbour works at Fremantle, Adelaide and Townsville. Mr. Royce, in view of the greater importance of the work at Portland, will probably reside here. Mr. Campbell also advices us that the Chief Engineer of Ports Aind Harbors, Mr. George Kernode, will probably be in Portland with Mr. Royce this week, and ta forward move will then be made with the breakwater. RACe TRAIN.-Mr. E. Smith, secre tary of the Portland Racing Club, in forms us thatiSthe club's application for a special train on race day was granted promptly. WllIMRnA- E]xcuist.l.-i By inquiry at tbh local railway station we learn thftar-tsesideo--xcursion will be run from Hopetoun and other stations on Friday, January 23. SEASIDE (ExCUiSION.-An excursion from Colcraine and Hamilton to Pirt land yesterday and w...

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NEW OSTAG RATES [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 19 January 1914

NLW CSTAC RAlES The new postal sales, iscluding the penny Ipostge on letters, come in force on May lot. 'The l'educed .rzates are as follow: THROUGHOUT C01MON'WEALTE AhD PAIFUPA. Letter Id,pen <z. Lette ardssingle ,ld eac Do. reply ,ld. each half. P'stcards,etngl ,ld. each Do. reply, ld. etch half. Printed popers 0.Jd .p* 2 (,z., Boeks, plintte(-, tc C AsoB plist, is0 per 80oz; n Australia .4d .per 8 ez. Manaztz es- Printed in Australia, O0d. per 8 "z.; printed outslhide Aostrslis, 0jd. per 4 oz. 'Hansard," t.d. per 12 tz. Commercial papers patternos, samples and rnercl;asdicse, id. per 2 z. OVERSEA DOHI1IO'S Lelters frctm the C nI mnc atrelh to the United Kigdtm,. tvriesea dtminions, British colonies and prcrectrrates excelpt the New Hebrides, Id. per 4 2. NEW ZEALAND AND WIUEISLAiDS. The ra:es to cew Zealand, Figi and British Solih mon liihdt sir: Let ']d oz. Po ads r gle ld. D rep Id.ca Le sr itigli d. Do reply,Id.each halt Magazines ld. 8 to., additional 4 o Od. Books...

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PORTLAND TELEPHONE BUREAU. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 19 January 1914

PORTLAND TELEPHONE BUREAU. '1la ollowing i list ol telephonestati and chdazges: hams Fi. 3mins. Additional ofilTown Convereation. Bmins. *Branoholmo .bd Gd Byaduk la Gd aUnpe tJe)son 2d 2d Cavendish is 9i *Caoterton rio Branxholme Ii 9d Casterton via Hamilton h id Is Coleraioe Is 44 Is Condnh 6d Cd Crossley os 9d Dennington 1, 9d Digby, via Branxholme le 9d Dunkeld la 9d Glenthempeon lI 4d Is Hawkeaduloe la 9d Hamilton Jis d IHeywood 2d 2d Kentbruck Od 5d Kirkstall Is Sd Koroit is 9d Lake ola tsl 10d 1 2d Macarthur is 4d la Mlerino, via liranxholn e le 9d Mcrino, via Hamilton is 4d la .Mount Gambler Is. Gd Mloyne Falls let 9d ilyamt 6d' 54 Narrawong -d 2d Neleon Gd 6d Penshurst Ias d 'Port Fairy - Sd Gd Port McDonne Is 4d la 1ipponhurat Is Gd Tyrendarra 3d Bd Yambuk 6d Gd *Wallacedal 8d Sd Warrnambool ls 9d Wickliff Is l 10d la 2 Woolsthorpe la d Fee for messenger call, any person died wiihin one mile-3d. SNote.--Branxholme closes from p.m. to 1 p.m drily, and on Wednesday rom noon ...

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ORCHARD PESTS. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 19 January 1914

ORCHARD PESTS. Mlr. W. H. Daovey cives the fo'luw dog uildice for treaslll io t of orcthard peits:-Fur fungus tdi-es s, ,-pray trees with Bordeaux mixturet, tsing lihe S4 40 rrmtuls, that is 0Gbs blusone, 4 b" best ilue and 40gis water. Fr chewing insects sueh as cod in moth caterpitta, use ar-enate of lead iIIb to 2561s rat·rr. For wool y tsplits ad scat'e insects use an oil spray at, It.. time trees ar.e dot man t at streg' l of Igal red'oil to l5 Is .f at r. If usirg ,n dormit pebch trees, it i. Ilest to us eat etr itt's Ig l oil to 20O.las water. As a boaitc, spray for phlides during the surnt, r, he advised the use of the followin f rmi'a--l-1 5, viz; 1lh to baect, I s .oft strp t re av y 5:,a': water. Di-sInl'e oso p by bliling, but recer toil trbrcc ThiIis this up in a hag awl a"ow it to sook in cask of water days oIr seeks before u-ing, so as to obtain, al. its sr ngtlh. A good win. ter ppay, hn mInetlitnl.d was the lime saulphur wash-Sulphur 10 bh, lime 15 ?bs, wller 5t gat...

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Market Report. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 19 January 1914

Market Report. The Australian Land,?Mlercantile and Finance Company report Sheep Skins.- Average supplies were submitted at this week's auction, buyers beingin full attendance. The market for all classes was firm at tlhe rates ruling for tihe last auction sale be d before the holidays. -idss.--Goood catalogues were offer ed at auction this week. The market was firm, and Kips were generally -d better. Tallow.-Very good supplies were submuitted at Wednesday's anctions. buyers were in fill attendance, and prices fully corresponded with our sale held on 17th December. The opening Fur sales of ehe year will be held on 12th January. Bark.-A dull market at present rules, and only the bist black bundled attracts attention. We quote:-Black SWattle-Best bundled £6 to £6/15 per tono, medium and mixed £3 to £1 per too, superior ground £8, to £9 per ton. Wheat.-The demand is good, and supp'ies on spot are raher limited. Buyers have had to pay full rates, and good to printme samples realize 3/5,l...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 19 January 1914

S PAINS iN THiE STOMACH. "'I can'lthlroulhly recomncesidl Chiamil er hI-'s Colic cinl Dihirrlo?ra Rceiiicld," 'v Mr. Tlcomans Kelly, 0.trekeepc c, JIerriguri, X, S.W. 'I lcve leern subject to severe iains in the sttoilch nlnd at. times woi!d Iarev?e Io cl up I aso rIecocnllielllellll to try 4 nml. e hli'u Colic and 1)iAilcuicn It iineilv sld cic1 cl one cloe tL eie ril e Il icf." Sol l Lv" lhilz llr.clcc iilul ('o. 'r--~'--- IT WILL COST YOU SJUsST lo,, (y TomEO Tonrile To write some Free everything N'l. 502. Cioice in ClT S SLID NICO:EL ATSC Watches, P.r!cicl t "l rkor. Jewellery, 12 Molthl GiCuarllt!n etc. "FORSTER" The Jeweller. 204 Smith Street, COLLINGWOOD. MELBOURNE NURSES of Large Experience Recommend CLEMENTS TONIC• to their Patients. NURSE CATHERINE KORTING ol 176 Davih Streec. Brunswick. Vic., rhesi as follows (29/2/12): CLEMENTS TONIC LTD. "I am writing aboui the amount of good CLEMENTS TONIC has done my daugh ter. In January last year, she was operated upon for appendici...

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Market Report. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 19 January 1914

M arket .Report. The Australian Lt.and, R rcantileand F -"inancc .Cm'pany reprtl .8leerp SFkine - Averege supplies were .ul minted act t.is we ek.' auction, buyers 'I eig il full a~itend?hce;. Thel'c soarketf r a'l ,leaave was lirme at the watte re ibrg for hi tlst nuc ione Ca!e bed b fire bhe holidey. y Hidss --;Genod e staleUlis.e wir off" r ed at uc i?,ln thie wHeek. The elttekPet was fieee, aetit IKips were gnera ly -jd belter.- - Talloew.-Very good eeeppliies were iutaneire eel int We'dneedu)'a unqtions. los)ees were in f .ll ateneleeec, and .Frices fuly .co rrespnrdedl wit.h lr sale held onr 17th December. 'She .poning Fur snlies of ehe year will bie,leil tn I2h .January. Balk -A dll market at present 'rules, acld enly the h.est b!uck bundled attalres ater 'etielen. ie quote:--i3lack Wattle.-Dit buntll? dG £6 Ino £G/15 per t'e, mediume and mix'dl '3 to £4 fer- ton, ceupe'rior ground £8, r??t £9 -ier toen. W'he-a'.--Tlie dlm'and is good. and supp'ies on spont ere ira' hler limi...

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Our Cable Service LONDON, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 19 January 1914

Our DaDlo8 _Svic8 (REUTER's TELEGRAMS.) LONDION, Saturday. The British submarine A7 dived off thie :Cornwl~- coast and never-ireap. peered. Eleven men perishcd, iilthough the wireless and divci s worksd well. -The .South Afican crisis has paiissed . The st iikors are resuminlg wrorkc A complete collaps is. hou11y; oi~ ted,: but the iailsaymn:eii and the natisve laveC rcal griovances to settl e The Japanese ciruptior death rol s's enorm6iously eaggeiated.:-::;--:. ?. been received froic the iussing lhimi bui hI~cs ~i Denerli President. Iuertais i'eoHuanizing the Mexican airnmy by ncreasig nit to: 150,00 , .men. He sas l?.e iicids coiductiig'l;ai vigorousa ??canpaign: and 'sill noaipletcl3 exti n:ish theq rebels. n .' the -billinid mateih Reeco. lesas scored l,5646f and' G;sy 16,501; : :.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 19 January 1914

SYSrDENS a&E MAMT.. Some people have more than their share. Burdens of life are many. Some pecple have more thant the ir share. Pretty hard to bear the burden of a bad back. Its aches and pains make you miserable Learn the cause and remove the burden Most backache pains come fromn eck kidneys; Must cure the kidneys to cure the back. Dean's Backache Kidney Pills will do it. Lots of proof that this is so. Read what this woman say: Mrs. O. Frost, Palmer Street, Portland, says:--"I have been suffering torture with my back.- .It was so bad at times that I could not get.about to do my work. Pain caught me when I stooped over, when I straightened up, and when I turned in bed. I slept badly and would get up in ahe morning feeling tired out and fit for no Ibing. .I also had severe headaches and dizziness. I tried many remediee lu none of them gave me any relief until I had the goo 1 luck to got Doan's Backache Kidney Pt'le at Martell's Pharmacy, These Pills soon improved my heahlh, a...

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THE RAND TROUBLE. Johannesburg, 17th January. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 19 January 1914

*THE RAND TROUBLE@ labor wvat is n~ar in ~ eit close;'lbie. vigor hio?vn :by tho :UT'nion Ooverinm'ent-in: foroin"' repressive measures, espccially by ,imprisonirig the ;triko refugees at thelo' Johaliesburgn Tades Hall has had a:pari'alysing elfect on rhe syndicalist iu·inovient. he llTrades Hall was cornm i2iandcd by cannoii, and the -occupapnts fobited.to ~ itrelder c unqqnditionally. Theio yolico raided the LAbor party's Iheadquarters, where ar meetingof i~tho. Typographical Union was being held,. and arrested the delgntes~for contra-: scention of martial law.

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THE COMPLIMENT RETURNED. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 19 January 1914

THE COMPL;IMENT RIETURNED. In the evening the Conmmadant and school entertained a number of the leading residents at dinner in the drill hall. The tables were nicely laid by the caterer, Mir Brown, of Hamilton, and sn eicellent repast was served. A few toasts followed. The Coinmoandant proposed the King. Mr. Edwards proposed Parliament, coupled with the oame of Mr. H. J. M. Campbell, ML.A., who, he said, had been in Portland since boyhood. had built up a large iusines3, .and was highly respected by the whole commnu nity... Mr. Campbell, responding, said he Blattered himself that he held thie con. lidence and resoiectof his co&stituents. Education was one of the' functions of the'Statie'Parliamen', and he hbelieved ithe teaclhers were treated symratheti c-ally. Tlle,teachera of Victoria compared I favorably with those of any part of the world. They did a greatand important work, far reaching in its results, in fluencing the moral nature as well as the mental faculties of chi'...

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CRUSHING UNIONISM. London, January 17. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 19 January 1914

CRUSHING UNIONISM. London, January 17' The Master Builders' Association lhas niotified 180,030 workmen to whom notice has been given of the cancella tion of contracts that they must under take to work peacefully with non-union-. ists. They will be subjcet to a fine of £1 for overy broach of this undertak ing. Those who fail to sign the agrec mcent by 24lth January, ii is added, will be dismissed.

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Cycling. [Contributed by the Dunlop Tire Company of Australasia]. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 19 January 1914

Cyli ng. [Conttrihued by the Dunlop Tire Comrn pany of Australasia]' In few details of his everyday life is the average cyclist so careless as in his treatment of a bicycle, and yet it is probable that none other of his possess ions repays with esuch generous interest any slight attention bestowed upon it. :ew men venture out into the world without having their boots polished, their clothes carefully dusted, and a general air of respectability imparted to their appearance by the 'process known as "grooming," but how many take the smallest trouble to preserve the good looks of a bicycle, or even to keep it in good running order. The question df appearance is of course one of personal taste, and we do not not suggest that ib is necessarily a 're flection on a rider when his machine is dus'y and travel stained; but there is often a connection between cleanli ness'and efficiency, and a cyclist who neglects to maintain his mount in good riding condition is.certainly losing some of the p'...

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