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BANK ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Ovens and Murray Advertiser — 29 January 1857

BANK /ENGLAND. ,-hD Bank ffghm\ will not (lis Jnt bills for 1 brok«s having more in thirty d/to nin bAI.CATIfIN orkat NOR I TytaltN^^WAY COMPANY, MriLio' Keilpath, registrar of L.are| nn/rnn'fercr of stock in this J,y,'is disappeared, and defal .°U'I t0''e ttWO"nt °f -£ 1^.000 are !! jr, He has as yet evaded nr ^5j(. Mr Charles J. Cummin# r,ri clerk in the same office, has Jjlnmined at the Clcrkenwell p/onrt; and remanded. It seems jlhe general impression that he la ilujje of Ilcdpiitli.

Publication Title: Ovens And Murray Advertiser
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ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FIVE TONS OF GOLD. [Newspaper Article] — Ovens and Murray Advertiser — 29 January 1857

ONK HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FIVE TONS OF GOLD. The flupmonta for the yotvr 1855 closed with tin? Orwell, the* lust sailing vessel employed in the mail service between Great Britain mid lier richest posscsnionR. The quantity ecut away djijng the year amounted to the enor mous total of 3,008/281 ounces, or 12.1 tons, 6 cu t '3 (jrs. 1-5 IbS, 1 oz,, computing tho ton at 2,000 J ha., as given by all the authorities who Continue tlie troy weight* beyond \bs. If wo take the oliicial r cords only, thi-? would place the year in the placo of labour as the must productive eim-o tho discovery <»f gold. The exports of ISa'.} are known, how ever, to have been gro itly in exeo^s of the .piant'ities «et down, but the bulk of the mrtal left the various ports of the colony in the hands of private xliippers, atid was not recorded at the Custom houses. To instituto a comparison with tho oiiiciai return* of ttufc year, or with thoie of 1853, would not bo of much value. Wo therefore content oursel...

Publication Title: Ovens And Murray Advertiser
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SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Ovens and Murray Advertiser — 29 January 1857

SBIPPINO 1NTELMQKITCE. Hfituctonss. - Arrived. - January 2G. - Oneida, E. rttiiS A.K.M. steam ship, from By&iey, 33Trt imt:mfc. Josoph Tarratt, from LiVerjTtfol, loth November. £aifcc?.-=-Jaimriry 2G - Honry Gillespia, part unknown. PROJECTED DEPARTURES. Fon LONDON. - Anglesey. 31 January ; Escort, Feb. 1st; Oeorgo Marshall, / Fob.; Stflbouhoath, 25th February; Waliner Castle, "!efc March; Medway, 10th Feb.; Roxburgh t'a«tlo, Cuoaar GoddcfTroy, early. Fan I»tVEHPooi». - South Carolina, 29th January,. Foa BATAYU.-Euterpri.se, early. For BOMBAY.-Star of the East, early. FOR MAURITIUS, Gharra, this day. Son Point dk GALLE.-Bielcfield, Tiptreo, .arly. FOR Franco.-Jean Hart, in February. F«n CAPE OF GOOD Hors.-Irene, in Jan uary. FOR BntSTOL.-Morning Star, February, Tor CALLAO.-Yarra, early. FOR CALCUTTA.-G«od Hope, rarly.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ovens and Murray Advertiser — 29 January 1857

BUSINESS DIRECTORY A . B'Sm VrKD S, I,cucI,w.->rtli Timber r""i . i! ^onnral Store, Ford Street. I ia!ior " Commercial IIot,.l JfiU 20d An^aVIS' Tins'nitli, ifiKh street" | nrai' tlio now Bridge! ^wm Mlirr111' ?ml 0ver^ 'lo-wriptmn of I tinware, rondo to ordor; tin nlu( , I n buckota' wholesale, warranted fon.T A Usr1I?) 1)11 7110i, lY &~CO~,~i"cnerai I Cnm!'8treel> I!ccc!rr1tn> , 11)2 151 A CLtffiTq ^"n'^rrcan Ar- I wmHi Kord 8t'Tt> Beech 728 165 I J,,"bur,">n Freehold I ~7u" f So- Plans and particulars [ C51 105 ' *' °'T1' I I £> AN1C OF VICTORIA, Ford-street and Camp-street. -John Farran, Manager. ! 409 223 /~1liAllK and COOK, Carpenters, Builders, I \J ? Undertaken!, and Timber Merchants oppoBito Or,v, mid Adl office, Fnra-flhrot. 223 TUUTHEN^Uir^ril^ii;' J_J sale, tho largest assortment in tlio Colo !' SH; Stn",my's, Great Bourke-Rtrcct east, Melbourne. oqq EPLINI'S land OfFicefl, 2, Camp I % street, nrnr High street. N.P.-Freeholds on ciuy terms. 555 ...

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GOLD [Newspaper Article] — Ovens and Murray Advertiser — 29 January 1857

GOl.D £3 17s. 6.1. To Urokws. £3 17s. 9d. BLACK 3ANU.-(Ru^inl.) Good Sample, £-30 j>or ton ; inferior Jo., £45

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BEECHWORTH Wholesale Prices Current [Newspaper Article] — Ovens and Murray Advertiser — 29 January 1857

EEECIIWORTII Wholesale Prices Current £ b. a. £ s. Flour por ton 35 0 0 to37 0 Sugar-Cea8ipore...do. 80 0 0 82 10 0 Bright counter .. do. G8 0 0 70 0 Ratidn (dark) ...do. CO 0 0 Tea- Black...par chest . 8 0 0 8 2 6 Green 7 0 0 ? Rico-Paina... per ton 3i 0 0 40 0 Carolina do. 60 0 0 -- Candles - Patent - 8perm., per lb. 0 1 74 0 1 Adamantine do. 0 1 cj 0 1 Tallow do. 0 0 10 . Sutter-Frcsli do. 0 3 G -- Cork do. 0 110 1 Salt'Colcnial do. 0 12 0 1 Eggs per doz. 0 9 0 Eacon, English,..perlb. 0 18 Do. Colonial do. 0 14 Hajus-English do. 0 18 0 1 American do. 0 14 0 1 Coffee/. <1°- 0 1 G 0 1 Salt do. 0 0 4) .Tobacco, American,do. 0 3 9 Barrett's Twist...do. 0 4 0 Potatoea do. 0 0 I^ Onions do. 0 0 7 --. Dued Apple* do. 0 11 PicKles.(<}uarts>perdo7.. 14 0 » Do....(pmt^) do. (1 lii 0 0 18 Salmon (lib. tin*) do. 1 10 0 Oystors do do. 1 10 0 Lobsters do do. t 10 0 Sardines, qra do. 0 12 0 Soap Colonial, per cu t. 3 17 0 4 0 Manilla Cigars, No. 2, por 1000 4 10 0 Shovo...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ovens and Murray Advertiser — 30 January 1857

TELEGRAPH LINE. GATES AND CO. IN order to afford the utmost possible con venience to the public will, 011 and uftor Thcrsdat, Jantahy, 1st, atari as follows: - FROM SM1THVILLE HOTEL 8.SG a .in.. And -2 p.m. sharp. FRjO M S E Jj A STOTOL 8 a.m.. sharp. BETURNING FROM 1U SECmVORTH at 10.30 n.in., 2 p.m., and -4 p.m. NINE MILE COACHES ^Vom Wallace's Star IlotrJ, 8 a.m. Return ing from BeeehvvoTth at 4 p.m. BOOKING OFFICES, WOOLSHED ; AL$IAJ*CB HOTEL, SMITnVILLE HOTEL. bkbasiopol HOTEL. FARES: Woolahed.,, 5a. 0d. Sebastopol 7s. 6J. "WANGARATTA ALES. "YtTABD BROWN, Seba^iopol Hotel, begs Yf to inform tho Public that be has been appointed agent for James Meldrum's Ale, and that he hns always a large stock on hand, and delivers it to any part of the WoolBhed X?l?a:in?fl free of additional charge. 107 151 n.T'UAia, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL IIION MONGER, Fotd street, Beechworth, HAS ON SALE; American L H phovcls Do. D II On. Do. picks and axes Do. axe and pick handles Do. broom?, wire bound Fail...

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MISCELLANEOUS EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — Ovens and Murray Advertiser — 30 January 1857

MISCKI,!,AN !".I>US JVATKA(,:TS. (l'Voni 11!!vn<;!Uh j>;ipiTs). 1,1-TTHiis from St. Petersburg confirm the fact of there b"ing large bodies of (roups in til" "out hern provinces oI th<' empire. They lire kept there us n counter demonstration to the presence of Austii;i in the Dantibiau I'riuciptili ti'js. The Pacha of Kgypt lias gone on .".n excursion !o the interior of liis states, ami ronli.lcd the government to a regency. :W. utile. Kistori appeared at the theatre at Warsaw on tint 71'1 i" Marie Stuart. She fully sustained tlie repu tation which liail preceded her. It is nu'iitioned in a letter from the city that she is to receive .".(1,000 flarins for six representations. Mr Bright, M.P., lias left home for the Continent. It-is probable that he will be absent for several months, ami that after paying a short visit to Algeria, he will spend the winter in Italy. A scientific expedition, including several eminent Americans, is now on tile way from (he Un...

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LATER E ROPEAN NEWS. ARRIVAL OF THE ISTAMBOUL. [Newspaper Article] — Ovens and Murray Advertiser — 30 January 1857

IJATBR JJ KOPEAN NKWS. A1UMV.YTJ OF TI1K ISTA'MBOITL. Thisfm<" vessel,whose rn'rival onTues dav is chroniclcd in another column, Urines us still later news from Kurope. We have received London unci 1'fymout!, papers to Hie l()th November, the day of her departine. . The alliance between (-.rent ISntam awl 1'vaueo which had been support to be jeopardised in consequence ofa misunderstanding, rumoured to have occurred between the two C ovcrmncnt rolitive to the cession of 15oh;vad was considered to be seemed. Hie hm iieror of the French had .-o expressed himself in his ' reply to an address de livered by the lfiissiau ambassador, Count KissTclT, as to ren'snre the British <«i>v.-i»r-H"U- as to the stability <if the adi'-ncti between the two na lledpath, the railway defaulter, had >.m, examined at Clerkenv.vU Police Court anil remanded. 1 he. prisoner absconded on the 1 111) and was lollowcd to l'aiis. but having, it is presumed, obtained in'oniiat...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ovens and Murray Advertiser — 30 January 1857

WAXTKI) 11 Ii..y for a ItutflwrV UU'.jn Iuuuiiv If. Ku^M.ei't, Kuropa \71 w )RIU:;KK, COWS, S: MULLOCKS. J. If. GIIAY fc CO. ILL .SKLL, O.N" HATUltlJAY XKXT, 8 fine milch co\\ri and ealvai, broken to luul 10 head wurkin . bullocks. AI.SO, 30 head horses, broken mnl unbroken. DESntAIlLK FJtKKlIOU) I'UOI'CHTV. J. II. GRAY & CO. AUK instructed by - Somervillo, lviq., to sell by private contract. The '-vhol'! of tin1 Allotment! 1 uutl Section 3, Lloechwoilli, lioiiiR ct>r lur of uud Loth street!. On which aro erected BKVKX 8UR3TANTIA.I, COTTAGE, YielJin- a Kental of jtt'OO per Thu property i.i wi ll siliitif-.d, unit tho va cant Ground lm3 bjiiio excellent Ilnilding oite'1 icmaiiiint', " wull u» a i-'ir;;« Garden thoroughly .touted with Vegetables. I'or purticuluri ujiply to J. 11. UKAY & CO., Auctioneers, Bcechwortl.. J. BROPIIY, VCTKHIK VRY PIlACTlTIONfcK, Alma Hotel, Two Mile Creek. ( A ?*t>nu;iyo jiractirti of mnny years iu ;* treatment of (fj-hiU rntil ami , ,...

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THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE THE PROPOSED BANK OF ISS[?] [Newspaper Article] — Ovens and Murray Advertiser — 30 January 1857

I'm;. 2HAM1SKU <)I TIIH I'llOl'OSKl) TI,k thllmvin;; report hai been pared by Messrs Westgarlh'.mjS at tin-request of tlu: committee, nivi'onr of thk coAnuTrd j ii i Nt.'r.vt; 1st Void- committee flreonpH' establishment. of any (Jovcnmimj of J-Mio as they consider suchki trjiiou ;n ilhcr de-fiwWe noi lil tile /li'st 11 litiillce, tin; ?voi.Id liavo be trial wlunhcri; if if.-no could force ii circulate .<> h:i/,ard the success ol' Micliani tiition oil mi uncertain ro-ult woa! On ir opini.m, be Lwtivi)wly tim VonI- committee «ro further oppaa it, because they arc of opinion tliv expense of a hank of i-isue *iti subordinate branches, would nt c insiilLi-nWy nny profit tobe'iltr, from it, ami without entering!! question of how fav such a bank possibly he used at an engine veriiment patronage, they cm! think that tlie same legislature"' calls such a hank into existence, possibly, under the pressure of cesshies of the Stale, sweepi the jrro.it detriment, of ihe pu...

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ESCORT TO MELBOURNE. January 30, 1857. [Newspaper Article] — Ovens and Murray Advertiser — 30 January 1857

ESCORT TO MEI.HOint.VK. I , January 30, 1857. ] 07*. llwlS, From IJecchworth., l.",03i 0 and £5,140 10s Bueklmd.... 'Jn 235 Woolshed.... MS 10 Total ...10,122 10 £5,425 To Beechworth, i>z*. ihvts. Fr«m Yachrmrlandah (>S7 10 Auckland 750 10 £101 17 0 WooMiod 7-1 10 Total 21US 10 £101 17 0 The Eftc.ui lUcoipts rqni'si'iitinir thi* p ir flfils sent from tliy soviT.il Gold Oilioe*, £tf&ve me numbrrvda- under, viz. - 'From 'I'n Uccchworth 7,1-10 7/225 "Buekland ,IH1!' Oil ! Wooi-Uea :.u ;st; Thn next Government K-.eort will It aw Beechwortii on Friday, February to. Parcels to be tra?i«»niftod thereby Mil! oo received at tlic Gold Olllee until 2 oYU>ek p.m. of the precedim- <1 'V. The collections on u< mt of Itovenue for Miners' Wights, Licenses, and Chinese Tickets, f.ir the week ending tin 24th Jan., amount to £221 On from all the gold lields of this district. The deposits in th'* Gold Office, Itrorh worth, on the '24 th iuat,, were-- Gold, 14,231 ...

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MUNCIPAL COUNCIL. Thursday, 29th January, 1857. (Present — Richard, Mellish, Esq., chairman, Councillors B[?]own, Gray, Williams and Pritchard.) [Newspaper Article] — Ovens and Murray Advertiser — 30 January 1857

MUXK/IPAL COUNCIL. Tlmrsiliiy, li'U'i .January, 185/ (Present -- Ifiel^nnU Mdlish, Ksq., chairman, Co mcill >rs liamvii, Gray, Williams and Pritch ard.) The minutes of the l ist meeting having been road and c >nfirmed, The Town Clerk read a letter from the secretary to the Central KO.hI Hoard, staling that. the Inspector-Ge neral of Koads, should look into and report upon the Council's complaints with reference to the works in Ford street, and enclosing a copy of a report thereon from Mr llyiey, the district mad engineer, in which it was stated that the plan* for the rind improve ments in licechworth were submitted to the Mutiicip.l Council, and after being altered to meet their wishes, were returned to him, signed by the chairman ; that the depth of the drains in Ford street could not he avoided, the mail being so much higher oa one side than the oilier. The io:'d, howevei, was only ruughod out, and not finally formed, Counc ilor Ilrown said th::t Mr l!y ley's observations ab...

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Weekly Calendar. [Newspaper Article] — Ovens and Murray Advertiser — 30 January 1857

c0»idg (Metrtmr. DAYS OF TICK Saturday .... Jan.iM.. Sunday' M lifl.. Monday ,, ruesdav ,, 'J7.. Wednesday ... " 2$.. Thursday .... ,, 21*.. Friday ,, UP.. fiu.v svx nisr.s. KirM. If. M. H.M~~ 5 9 7 15 5 10 7 11 5 U 7 13 5 12 7 13 5 7 12 5 11 ! 7 12 5 16 1 7 rii To Ouu Coumuv ScjrsciuuEn.s. - Nearly the whole of our country subscribers are in nr rear with their subscriptions for the last quarter; aud we uto compelled to announce, therefore, mue>s tho arrears ho paid within tfco cnfcuiitg icitniplit, that their papers will Ve stopped. Our terms are always e;u«h in advuiice, to that bulKcriptioas for tho present quarter ore also due. ;

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POLICE COURT. Thursday, January 29, 1857. (Before M. Price Esq., P.M.) ASSAUL[?]ING HIS WIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Ovens and Murray Advertiser — 30 January 1857

roLiei; cui'iiT. Thursday, January !>«.», 18f» (liefiTt! M. rrii'i; 1\M AUSAVM-lNtt IMS win; Joseph 15viiiiSj of the Wonlstied, was brought »|) in custody, charged by in-? wile with assaulting iier. 3Irs Evans did nut, however, appear to prosecute her ill-behaved lard am! master, and lie was therefore discharged with ail intimation From the Hcneh, that if ho fame there again on a simi lar charge lie would be severely dealt with. iM.MfM, or.TKN'no.v or a sm'iOe im. George Chambers, miner, Keid's Creek, was charged by James llun.s, ais i ot' lipid's Creek, with unlawfully detaining a sluice box, the property of complainant. several witnesses were called in this ease, and a good ileal oF conflicting evi dence heard For and against. It appeared that .some time since, Chambers bought into a claim in tile b ison at Ileiti s Uriel:, From one Clarke, taking a receipt For til? share and im plements, comprising; the entire interest ol' Clarke in the claim Lately some dill'ereuccs occurred,...

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NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Ovens and Murray Advertiser — 30 January 1857

NOT,/ K ?;<) CORRESPONDENTS. K& ri-J/Cv. 1-,t"ver e:m be taken of ;m<-ny AH i'or the KtUlor should J..,' M },jjn *t, til? OVF'Cft AN'D M' :«f a:. Oiuee, iord-street,

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THE WO[?]ONGA POUNDKEEPER AND THE BEECHWORTH BENCH. To the Editor of the Ovens and Murray Advertiser. [Newspaper Article] — Ovens and Murray Advertiser — 30 January 1857

THK V.'uijU.NUA i'UU^Dlvlilil'JClt AN1) 11 iK BlilOCUWUKTH HKNUH. To tUe ii'.iitur of the Ou'/is en-J Murray ' Adttrllitr, Su>--Jt&y A tuc ww oi your auQw* i 'int* mo a sum)! space in your to-im>n-o\v, ibr tiiu following i eirui'kq : - I wa.s prosenb at. the I'olic^ Court, Ucecli worth, this morning-Matthew lYicv, provided, and Mr M'Ulree, Pouudkoeper nt Wodongn, vrus charged by n polico oiiker with mMrlo'tiu* to post up on the pouti.l gat.* a notice of o tit 1<* impounded ami .«oM bv him during the h it two months. Mr Fiicc .-u-emed to lie convinced that the nenphvt wa* sys;e nuitie, and threatened t > fine die 'd 'femkiut heavily. The defence set up was yimply to (.he offvoL th:it Mr .U'Jllro.: <. >nsid<u ed il too mui'h trouble to carry <mt the provision Of the impounding act. uxeept s) far as it suited hi.-? o\\ n purpose. To mark lint indignation fnavih/ his worship fined the poundkeop-jr lO.-i. Now, sir, it is pro...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ovens and Murray Advertiser — 30 January 1857

Mil S. "BRNN15U Ims been appointor Cauvnssor ami Colleotor for this journal, find is authorised to roceive nil mo nies and orders on account of tho same.

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Original Correspondence. THE LO[?] COURT. To the Editor of the Ovens and Murray Advertiser. [Newspaper Article] — Ovens and Murray Advertiser — 30 January 1857

Criminal ^ortu^ioiififitce. Tin: i.o v.i, ru'KT. '1\» ill*;1 I'Mii'-T til' iIk M o.i vc«-/ .l(' Sir, - 111 your i'j ir of tin* "KM i?; <1., my n(" C*-«f(tin hn< (ivnwii t<» ;-i) iUiiilit;, tliitt tin* n.i\v iTUriir.; fioiu On; l.noi'.l t.Vuil h;ul Cuir mtvi-jo « p'.it-.itmi ly. I K;i ,-t' to stM.e 1 h.lt, .<«> JiU- in I i;lY; elf urn C'U'Oi-'ruvil, that I uix'.i*.rt--<jU the du'.it.-* of (hut oJikv with !h" cxj'iv:..: r.i'.d' tlutt my ;."iviC'.-.> wciv t-> Iji' ivumnriiiicil «L :iio rale <"f luo pOUMtU f-Ji' <laY that 1 » houl'.l l_>U in utteii'hince ill the l.n*'.' (' nivt. Pl'vioUo to thy election, six uioiilMfi I v;.u v.aiL-.t upon by ;i Lti-.hlu j.iutyii"H\ thu ftehastop 1 l-'i .t, u-1.in ; mo it' I v.ou!! »ri\*o my y-.?vv'w s il tlld libjVo Mllli i llUlllil It! pr.nl to ili-iViiy xr.y i-xp-':::".u. Upoli tho:-j uuiiaiiiv't.H I accfjjlv.l oifi i', au'l, in «v Ki.itt'r ofeuUr^e, t'Xpe't to he...

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THE Ovens and Murray Advertiser. PUBLISHED DAILY. FRIDAY, JANUARY 30, 1857. WATER RIGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — Ovens and Murray Advertiser — 30 January 1857

inn SIMvcvttser. PUBLISHED 't> A I IJ V. Fill DAY, J A N U A11V 30, 1807. WATKR RIGHTS. Tint water supply is a fruitful sourer of contention and dispute, and innu merable are tlie cises which are brought before the members of the Local Court for their decision, i,rising out of inter- I ferencc with the water supply, cutting races, &c. We shall be within the mark ifwe assert that more than one-half of the time of the miners' court is occu pied in settiingsuch questions; but when the character of the diggings in the district is maturely considered, this frequency of complaint respecting the supplv of water ceases to be matter for asonishmeiit. There is hardly a creek in the Ovens district on which the bed claims do not demand the aid of a motive power before they can be suc cessfully worked. 'Nothing could he more simple than the application of tile creek water for the purpose; and the rules of the I'-echworth Local Court very properly permit the abstraction of water from e...

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