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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — The Houston Tri-Weekly Telegraph — 20 December 1865

HOUSTON I D . A..H LING ' .1 Ji wj r • H in"JyuJ. c-, .H .A V ME "3: .JC OC CE rt M E R R I MA N . .Art .V < .11 ' fcflT. Jr\. JOC *3CJ Nlllli <■ I Fancy and Staple Dry Goods i«AM ALSTYNETJ BLOCK,* ;v.K .A-r-iAW' M*Ai .1 '/ >I&fJA JKiltfM 3HC O XT S T O Iff a AVE constantly «u hand the LATEST style* Silks* Poplins, Bonnets, Turbans, Hits, Ribbon JD8T ABBIVED IN TRANSITU ! RnU M LAMOE AN fc. WJEJLJL MBJLKCTKM STOCK of English and American Prints, Purchased during the. recent BECIME IN COTTON fiOOBSI it I rials repltaw. Bilks en bine et noir bugle and Velvet trimmings , nainsooks, swisses, Jaconets crape collars kid gloves nnhi|g hug-em-tightn under rests culls and collars CLOAKS, A V IMPEKATRICB. CAPS PE0B8E. The new goods for hack and traveling dresses («f vhieh we are the BOLE AQRNT8, Table linen, and other house-tarnishing good 'act, anything to be found in a sitrotlj DJtr GOODS STOKE, can be lud at raafonahU prioes. jty Polite attention to all. War "So trouble to tha...

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Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — The Houston Tri-Weekly Telegraph — 20 December 1865

WW lis *2 msw YQUI,. , WKmj—it. '€?. <'•*•!- -Bmym kr ia'BI mdl «■• * r My aiMr Tfcwurw —fcli> h fmr rtla M >■< ■ Biwiii f the l*«UlieiMU-Ba|- I IrMMC-Vir«rcc Malt, «tc.. New York, Dev. 4th, 1865. Dear ItoUgrapk*—I '•emember to htre been sitting in church Home twenty-five years ago, listening to out) <** W fennonsi^treri fc*rd enVr. H preach, add he stood high among the Methodist clergymen at Alabama in those good old days. nigrtiwilarly address- , and was from thp His sermon w«# * ed to young men text, "One thing thou lackest the vm wWit o?' *e every body was deeply interesi ' of thought to iras giving ut wh interested the train of thought to which ti preacher was giving utterance, paused for a moment and said: see an ox drawing a heavy load is u aapiiliif b#¥wai >I*ok • queer to see a chicken drawing a wag- on load of hay." Nothing has been * said about oxen, hay, wagons, or chiokans psevionBiy, ^andctbv remark had no application to the subjecjtL once in a life-t...

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Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — The Houston Tri-Weekly Telegraph — 20 December 1865

4 t HOUSTON. wsr *T O -M IT.f A IJf M JR EE. *MJVB YET!*! Perkins & Co. have received, per steamer (rom Frauctt, the KhK«<« Ku*e le Bonnet • Perkins A: Co. have Umpire Bonnets; Perkins it Co' have received Waterfall Bounets. 1'erkins & Co. have received Florence Bonnet«; Perkins ii Co. have received Bombazine Bonnets ; Perkins <V Co. have received Nelly Grant Hat*: Perkins A Co. have received Victoria Hat*; Perkins A; Co. have received Minnehaha Hat*: Perkins Ac Co. have received Highland Hats: Perkins At Co. Iiave received Derby Hats; Perkins Ac Co. have received Morenzl Hats: Perkins Ac Co. have received Gold Wheat; Perkins & Co. have received Velvet Mowers; Perkins Ac Co. have received Black Beaded Veils; Perkins Ac Co. have received Gilt do . Veils : Perkins Ac Co. have received Steel do do Perkins Ac Co. have received Fancy Gilt Bins; Perkins A; Co. have received Fancy Gilt Combs; Perkins Ac Co. have received Fancy Cuffs &. Collars; Perkins Ac Co. have rec...

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Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — The Houston Tri-Weekly Telegraph — 20 December 1865

ty LIMA. Wo make the following extract from the Columbia correspondenco of the Charleston N 'wk: Tfc® •<" «• . Columbia, Nov. 29.—At half-past one o'clock to-day, Mr. Grey, the Doorkeeper of tjie House of Repre- sentatives, eried out, " Make way for . the Senate," and a few momenta af- terwards, *' Make way for the Provis- ional Governor and .the Governor elect." The Senate being seated, the p^Otikional Governor, the Governor elect, an and the venerable Chief Justice of the State, entered the hall. Gov. Perry made a brave, manly and feel- ing addre**, doing' credit to both his and heart, and satisfying those who heard him that the State had done well in rewarding hia services by electing him to the Senate of the United State*. I This speech, a* Gov. Perry an- nounced, was the last communication hit conduct has at no time been other m' f one anxious to do what to be honest, just and con- While some may ^think erred at times, no one will motives which prompted his actions. It is sa...

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Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — The Houston Tri-Weekly Telegraph — 20 December 1865

1 of them, a* by electric affinity, an iris-tinted mb* of tones wiiteh des- cribed something of the thrilling apocalypse made to the dying1 poet's eye. But it was more tbo apocalypse which night be vouchsafed to one who bod never failed to sing liis song, and ease his heart, bad never lost a visioii, and uow saw only new oneB, than to one, who, tortured and long- ing, at last saw and clasped the glo- rious shapes so long above and be- yond his reach. It was the death of a happy, lark-like poet, not of a thorn- pierced nightingale. Very tit to our train of thought is the following passage from Kobert Browning's noble, but too little read, poem of "Paracelsus" : "Didst f'ou, when nerving thou to this t iu>mpt, Ne'er ranxe tliy mind's extent, an tomu wide ball. Dazzled by shapes that tilled its length with light, Shape* clustered there to rule thee, not obey- That will not wait thy summons, will not Hue Singly, uor when thy practiced eye and hand Can well transfer their loveliness, ...

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Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — The Houston Tri-Weekly Telegraph — 20 December 1865

& 8ra/T6ms 14tli, lrKJft. ( I luCrtduV, J.'kll l>OC., ut i*Tiij> rhhntfia, ('apt - 4lt fet, sic ■aa** Sinclair."*,. n i .i'i 8ucU was the announcement which appeared la the New Orleans paper* Yesterday. Having concluded my btuitttM in New Orleana I determined to rtflarftl to Galveston on this favor- ite steamship; for be it remembered I once made a trip on the Palmyra riv I was anxionti t£e experiment. Asimual. I fbnnd the ahip loaded with freight and crowded with passengers; not lsas tikan one hundred and thirty-five feeing on board. I shall telegraph the lames of many of these an my. arrival a$ Qplveatoift to-morrow. ' * the Palmyra has -been tween New Orlww* and only about four inonths, has won the confidence and cs- of the business community and trading public to an unprecedented t She has done this by prov- ha—ctf a staunch craft, unequal - in speed and most admirably corn- By the by, Capt. Sinclair Is to become a citizen of Texas one of these da/B, and a right popula...

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Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — The Houston Tri-Weekly Telegraph — 20 December 1865

Th.e Oitv. The two batteries of artillery which have been parked in the Court House jqaare tor a few month* past, were removed a few days ago, and the square _ presents a very natural appearance again.' The new Court House is still used as a horse stable by Government officials. We hope to see the nuisance abated soon. 1 Great preparations are being made by the lady amateurs of this city to make the concert for the benefit of the Episcopal church, a perfect success. The best talent of the city nave volunteered for the occasion, and those who attend will find a rare treat. The purpose for which the concert is gotten up is a very laudable one, and will be liber- ally encouraged by our citizens. Hohenthal & Co. advertise a three days' sale this week. They will sell a splen- did stock of dry goods and groceries, to- morrow, and the fine residence lately occu- pied by M. F. Thompson, iu the Third Ward belonging to the estate of Mrs. Hulbud, de' ceased. Those wishing to purchase a fin...

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Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — The Houston Tri-Weekly Telegraph — 20 December 1865

WR-Timtrucuu «iggostioe, t #v® ■**? byWerly and to form Ufettmmedfrom IW * t 111# own re quest, General Si, t his own sugg«e< nnd^ General SSokTSTtL; Kanawha, numbering about ten thousand men, and one on ^Shenandoah, numbering about ^ven thoosond men. The one on the .Shenandoah to a*aemble between the rnmb«rkuid ttnd the Slionandoah, ami fhe frSuitrv and artillery advanced to Cedar ereek with ench cavalry an eouidbomade available at thcnio- ment to threaten the enemy in the on of Lewisburg i>art of fiis for© , , the Tennessece Railroad, doing far as possible; w would tak© possession ot with i>art of hilTforee'auil move down esseee Railroad, doing as much damage as he could, Jejtroyhig the New river bridge and the salt works at Saltville, Vn. „nnrHtlnn Owini to the weather and bad condition of the rosd., operations wew delayed uotU the IX of Mar, when, X readiness. and the toade fiworawe, omers were givea for a general the armies not later than tbs 4th of May. enemy's import...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Houston Tri-Weekly Telegraph — 22 December 1865

HOUSTON TRI WEEKLY I ELEGltS ft VOL XXXI 'AO. 186 HOUSTON. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22, 1865 WHOLE NO. 4573 M. REICHMAN & CO. AUCTION & COMMISSION JHEnCMMTTa, HOC J H N« TEXAS. REPORT OF LIBUT. GEN. CHUB*. (Continued.) He was dependent for the supply of his armies upon a single track rail- road from Nashville to a point where he was operating. This passed the entire distance through a hostile country, and every foot «f it had to be protected by troops; The cavalry force of the enemy under For- rest, in Northern Mississippi, was evi- dently waiting for Sherman to ad- vance far euough into the mountains of Georgia to make a retreat disastrous, to get upon his line and destroy it be- yond the possibility of iuj'tlut use. To guard against this danger, Sher- man left what he supposed to be suf- ficient force to operate against For- rest in West Tennessee. He directed General Washburn, who commanded there, to send Brigadier General S. D. Sturgis in command of this forteHt him from the fie...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Houston Tri-Weekly Telegraph — 22 December 1865

H. OUKtfUfti, and Proprietor. BOB m Houston, m December 21* l&tto. Wine and patriotic men, of both sections of the country, have earnest- ly MMighfc evpr since the closo of the late unhappy ci*il war,.to arrive at, djtwt and harmonious philosophy, by which the pa«t may be correctly and charitably judged, and the future ♦safely and happily guided. They have tried to discover «omo great princi- piAr^-not a Northern, not a Southern, not a . sectional principle,—but an American principle, upon which such , philosophy can tie founded, from the stand-point and in the light of which every citizen of the TJnited .Sfrtlir imiiVN* enabled to look,back over the pant withoutaectional bitter- 4 believed that they were right in their ' ness, and to contemplate the future with patriotic hope. Upon their suc- cess dcjxjnds, in a great measure, the : future harmony and happiness of tliis great country. ' ! 'looking at the whole matter nearly with the unprejudiced of a philosopher a we may, ft I ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Houston Tri-Weekly Telegraph — 22 December 1865

KEPOK LI! <;] illi A a (I \>il till ttlll.) i lie movement ofthi■ Kanawha ami Shenandoah \ alleys,, under General Sigel, commenced i'!i the Is! of May. General Crook, who had the imiucdi- ;itc comiuuud ot the Kanawha expedi- tion, divided his forces into iwoeol- uiuns, givintone, composed of cavail- ry, to Gen. Averill. Tlu'y crossed tlie mountains by separate routes. General Averill struck the Tennes- see- and Virginia railroad, near Wythville on the 10th, and proceed- ing to New River ami Chistiansburg,. destroyed the road, several important bridges and dei ots, including Ne\\ River bridge, fanning & junction with l hook at I] nion on the 15th. General Sigel moved up the Shenandoah Val- ley. met the enemy at Newmarket on the 15th, and -after a severe engage- ment, was defeated with heavy loss, and retired behind Cedar Greek. Not regarding the operations of General Sigel as satisfactory, 1 asked his re- moval from command, and Maj.-Gen. Hunter was appointed to supersede h...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Houston Tri-Weekly Telegraph — 22 December 1865

^ u. M. cwmwo, E<lffcw an<* , Proprietor. MM, . ~ I," jfonxton, Dw ni>w*r 23.1***. "candidates ftwthe Reconstruction Convention <ure being announced in £he Tarloni counties. In oar own .county we have already four names presented, to-wit: Kx-Gov. J. W Henderson, who has held many impor tant officesiin the State, C<>1. A. M. gentry, formerly Senator from Har- ris county, and for years president of one 6ur most important railroads, Col 8mith, Minister of the Repub- lic to the court of St. James, frequent representative of Harris cout% in the legislature, and one of the most gal- lant soldiers in the late war, and Col. D. J. Baldwin, (well known in former times as the attorney of' the Central railroad, aud.more Recently as having besn expatriated by the Confederate Government for bis devotion to the Union. Col- Baldwin is the only man ♦Tin* ha* yet been announced, who has never faltered in his loyalty to the United States Government. Col. Smith, Col. Gentry, and Gov. ...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Houston Tri-Weekly Telegraph — 22 December 1865

nhd ma tin nil' Wi- lli at) H'J I1W CD ro ti. is tiI ft 0 0 i « < I < 1 8 ' f I ll ! or )6 of iy c-.J of ro* ?8* in the K>ir ICS Ollfl /OH' to to i! ktfi 'V( nag til! LEGAL. JT. F. CXOSBKf f, LAWYER, HOWfOMSXM. J. W. STONE, ATTORNEY AT LAW, cmmu HILL—TEXAS. W Special attention give* to collections. oelOdh CITY AND COUNTRY MERCHANTS! J. W, OLIYKR, ATTORNEY k COUNSELLOR AT LAW VAN ALSTYNKS BUILDING, Mala Hmtea, WILL practice In the counties of Harris, Gaivee- veston, Fort Bend. Branoria, Colorado, Austin, Washington, Braxo*, Grimes. Montgomery, Liberty, Jefferson and Orange, and will collect claims and do a Land Ajreucy buainese throughout the State, nov l W. D. SCHOOLFIELD, Attorney at Zi*w, HOUSTON, TEXAS. OFFICE—Recorder')! Office, Congress St. novttdOm D. U. BARZI2A, ATTORNEY A AT LAW ajtd General Land Afent, HOUSTON, TtXA*. WILL ALSO continae to attend the Dtatrio Courts in Brazos and Robertson Counties. 100,000 Acres of Land for Sale! Will sell and rest lands, furmeh de...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Houston Tri-Weekly Telegraph — 22 December 1865

ri-f m • hii? u)i"== -=1 4 ica1 msti —H :;vnd 11 veil e VJU' unty ■eaenj eudttl mt o entrj in cou ne Lfthbe: c to t jprew ^gisty ant M j.l times lilroi >een i Govel llnioi that who 1 to tb Col. \ Hend much U, M« 8 W E "W SON, (Lata *f AuUa, Tsxaa,> Qwnl CmubMoii Merchan Ma.« EXCHANGE PLACE, Nmt Yark. i te th* aal* of •r TON. a w aal* of O0V. f MrrchAodW. Of I 4JH 4 IT. Brady. v# ' ' N«S,MIi tapwdn and Dealers is CMaur, China, Glassware, Bai- TAIfMIA AMD PLATED WaRE. Kerosene Lamps & fixtures, Lanterns, <&c. . iiiitOAT ifiUT, BHAJTCH HOUSE!! ITEW YORK AND GALVESTON. m-x,£< H. Blagge ft Co Oimiw Omt, mat j—> J. T. Hwitoi, Ttxw. MmH ry Goedaef the toteet stylo*. ud b*et '• \ •* • " V' - , TV > ,fl , faM Heady made Clothing. hats, fcn material! ^ U* toteet toahioa, and best Mrtll da** b*1"W jk*l*r ,w | wp-f}<|< jSfc s.........a. rriBKOOK ,...0. rut iTWrmtrly qf Am Aruonio,) feijitbehg * co„ Uf9«nM|or FANCY GOODS, SS Marray Ita, Haw Yark. Ct 'r.<' >*...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Houston Tri-Weekly Telegraph — 22 December 1865

I&dJ Lt or lert- nwi' .. I l.ul'l |U.J i for ■1J HOUSTON. HOUSTON. SADDLERY AS A SPECIALITY ! sN' *<!.■' }> </. ■ A. S. AMBLER & CO. ... • A X>X> XjjBRT *• . ata*fci Mv * *««*•*•* •* " ' iMMJWBSM* HI T R A If D ,. ttALYESTON--Texas. Bsfcrriug to the above oard, wooaU tho acteatkM a Mrobautu oad oounumer* to our extensive faollities tor supplying everything la thin line oil terms greatly to theiradvantage. We are boated permanently, and will give 9«r an divided attention, and large practical experience la the business to iki speciality. SADDLE AMD MADNESS HANDFADTODV. *• v r * <*• -h .i <U*>'(4 AMBLER, ALLEN & CO. (KUTCHXm* BUILDIHOJ MAIN STREET, HOUSTON TEXAS. On hand a superior lot of SADbLE TBRB8 of Oil lette, Neehs, Scudders, llaacks, and ether celebrated makers, which we are prepared to rig to order. Our ma'tafHctur? U under the sitperrtaion of Mr. Andrew Livingston, late of Nate hex, 111ml, whose greMexperienoe in manufacturing ie a guarantee...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Houston Tri-Weekly Telegraph — 22 December 1865

*3P mm Ppcmtttmr tl 'on . ^ssssxi^ e this •r gen- vrere coming to Antonio to Hid we mb learn it atoms that out of «h* re- ale, and told Ms friend to drive on; MBssrz. -^ori distance it be bad got j tattHfcliia arrival in Antonio, aad waiting for wme mvx did not appear, he1m- back to look for ho met a Mgro^and on inquiring 'was told that a sick man was lying When he passed, id jfeobahl/ was dead by that time'; jtiryittg on rapidly, he met another an who told him that he was dead, STiaa little while he himself dia- pered him. The- dead man had fees tearohed, aahe was known by •e gentleman of whom we speak, to jive had several htindred dollars in >ld and paper on his person, and >ne could, then be found. . • -> From some oaase. hia friend thought party ^of^oldierS and teamsters on Mrir, way dawn the oountry, so: he Mowed on, overtook and had arrest- tate'R evidence of one ofthe drivers? ho had before said that he saw some the soldiers take some gold from i pocket of the man wh...

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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — The Houston Tri-Weekly Telegraph — 22 December 1865

\ ttilti Thi puT uk' inlanious, aiul at tilt- same liiiu- l- (juostion jmlifiitllv sHl'liti linull\ ! ihat no State of- its. own n'l! ims tlif l'igtit to renounce its place tin* laiion; iliiU. a ti\ oil travel ln<l iiuii'liandise in tue,ir transit, con- unites one ot' the worst i'onns of humopolv, aiul the evil is increased it* bonpled with a denial of the choice oi' route; and the President's declara- tion that, the justification of England [in litting ont cruisers during the re- hellion, cannot he sustained before the tribunal of nations, and that the friendship between the two countries mast hereafter rest on the basis of mutual justice. The applause, wheu this part of the message was read, was emphatic, and there was a general clapping of hands, both on the floor and in the galleries, on the conclusion of the reading of the document. The message seems to be regarded, by ev- ery ore who is acquainted with its •content s, as frank, direct and patriotic, and its facts and argume...

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Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — The Houston Tri-Weekly Telegraph — 22 December 1865

WAHflflft. , . , „ Hin ojioratioiiM during the momli ot AuguMt and the forepart of September were both of an offensive ana defen- sive character, resulting in many ne- ver® rfdnnhdies, principally by, the caralry, In which all were generally Miccemfal; bat no general engagement ■ took place- The two armiea lay in ahI a position—the enemy on the west bank of the Opequa creek cov- ering Winchester, and our forces in front of Berryuville—that either could bring on a battle at any time. Defeat to vm would lay open to the enemy the States of Maryland and Pennsylvania for long distances before another ar- my oomd be interposed to check them. Under the** circumstances, I hesitat- ed about allowing the initiative to be 4«w. Finally the use of the Balti- more and Ohio Railroad and the Ches- apeake and Onio canal, which were both obstructed by the enemy, be- came so indispensably necessary to w, and the importance of relieving Pennsylvania and Marylandfrom con- tinuously threatened invasion s...

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Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — The Houston Tri-Weekly Telegraph — 22 December 1865

[Written for th.i Uatly WW"* I COUNTRY GENTLEMAN'S COLUMN. We hi-nd you a copy of a letter wUii li should be made public. It is written t'roin «nother .State : '• Your caution Ns to the sale, by United Suites officers, of horses and mules afflicted with Glanders, was not quite soon enough. . Immense numbers. of these animals, iu the worst stags'of this incurable disease, have been sold to farmers and dealers all over the laud. I bought some mules, apparently sound, but infected with this disease to such extent that it developed itself iu six days. The way the thing is done is this: -The? clean animals are sold and the diseased oyes kept out of sight until the sale is over. The' latter are.then sold unless some humane inspector cries out, 'take him out and kill him.' 1 have lost my best blooded colt, by Mahomet, out of France, worth to me a large sum* and I fear that I shall lose evejy horse that I have. The sale of a glandered horse by an indi- dividual renders him infamous. It is a...

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Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — The Houston Tri-Weekly Telegraph — 22 December 1865

J> fa- u- lt) 4" hiU '4^ «!,> io ■> t- . (Continual from firat page.) Bold commanding, back to Chatta- •ooga, to report to Il^je*~G*neral Thomas, at Nashville, whom he haa placed in command of his miuTary division, save the four army torps and 4 y*lcy division ho de*igned to move withthimtah Georgia. With the troops Hum left at his disposal, there was •little doubt that General Thomas could hold the line of the Tennessee, «r In the event Hood should force it, wottUSe able to concentrate and beat >him iPbattle. It was tlierefore rea* 4jjy consented to that Sherman should mUtrt for the sea-coast. . Hood,instead of following Sherman, continued his course northward, which aeemed to me to be leading fo his cer- tain doom. At all events, had I had 4k power to command both armies, I afcoald not have . changed the orders snder which'he seemed to be acting. «0n the 26th of October, the advanc e of Hoo<|'h army attacked the garrison 'at Decatur, Alabama, hut failing to ■carry t...

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