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Mining Intelligence. THE SNOWY RIVER DIGGINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 31 March 1860

- Ylulttt ntelligentce. THE SNO WY RIVER DIGGINGS. The Ovens Constitution of Saturday last has Into and unfavouramlle reports from the Snowy River digings: Miners were returning in numbers from Snowy River to Indigo, and they "all concur in saying thatthe.patch which caused the rush was very rich; but that it was only a patch, andis now' almost entirely worked out. Notwithstanidiig that prespecting-parties --have been out 'if all directions, no new.diggings have yet been opened up of a payable nature. -There are several who in tend paying thl district another visit, and givingit a further trial in the spring." The Ballarat Star has'information to the same effect from a miner' of five years experience, who left Ballarat and pro ceeded to'Snowy'River by' way of Twofold Bay, for the purpose of examining the: new gold-field. The locality; he says, has 'not the appearance of a permanent gold-field. About a mile along a'creek; in from 3 to 16 feet sinking,-was highly auriferous, but the g...

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Tuesday, March 27th, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 31 March 1860

S Tiesday, Mardh'27t1h, 1860. Mr. Nicholson cave notice that on Friday, next he would move that the House, on its rising on Wednesday, the4th of April, adjourntillTuesiay, the 17th of April, for the Easter recess. In answer to Mi. Carr, . Mr. Francis stated that the improvementof Port. arlington'Jetty, to give a depth of 7ft. Gin. of wa ter,'would costa sum of ,1,500, and it was the in tention of the Government to put that sum on the Estimates for next year. . r..Hood. gave notice of a question which he would asu' the Commissioner of Custoins, as to whe ther it ..as'the intention of the Goveinemht to take M.? eaeles gaveiidtice that, on the 'following evening, he would move that'Mr.- Sinclair be re lieved from further attendanceonthelRailway Con' tracts Committee. hr. Frazer gave notice of a similar motion as re gards Itr. WVoods.; .. : THE LAND BILL SThe CrownLands Sales Bill was then taken up at clause 67. Mr. Service stated that pastoral leases would not come under the privileges...

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Thursday, March 29th, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 31 March 1860

Thursday, .lte? e29th, 1860. In answer to the Speaker, . The Sergeant-at-Arms stated .Mr. Henderson, C.E., and air. Hancock, his attorney, were in at tendance, in accordance with the resolution: of the House arrived at on the.previons evening, to an swer for a breach of privilege, in having instituted a suit against Mr."Hadley, chairman of the Kyne ton Deviation Railway Committee, for the recovery of fees alleged to be due to Mr. Henderson for at tendance as a witness before that committee. - On the motion of. Mr..Horne, seconded by Mr. Kieg, Mr. Henderson was first called to the bar. SIn answer to the Speakerandmembers,. hestated that he had instructed his solicitor to commence an action for the recovery of his fees as a witness in attending before a committee of the House, and he left it in the hands of his solicitor to saywhetheror ihbtthat action should be proceeded with. Hewas not acquainted with the rulesof the House, and had no wish.to break them.' . Ulr. Heniderson was then ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 31 March 1860

SDOVE AND OSWALD, 7 SHiP =CHANiDLERS, ~MELBOURNE & x:WIL?AMSTOWN. TESTEI TO .1,600 TONS. PROPRIETORS- OF FLOATINII 1D001K Ta srED TO 1,000 ToNs. TUG.: STEAMERSR ^ SAMLSON & C" ' BLACK EAGLE COAL HULK " SIR WM.-- MOLESWORTH. Sui.psStoree: of `ery de iptiu" dei&lived ed in HIobsoa'a Bay .Free of harg e. W. &G t WHITE;ll SHIP1YRIGHTS,.BOAT-BUILDERS Sand SHIPSMITHS, .Williamstown, -have on.sac i " - t.' . Ash O:ars,at 5d. per foot. -Ship .Handrpike,-Is.-each. .---- -- . -. Bloiks,.from:4 to 9in:at'4Adi per in.' 2&1Composition Sheathing Nils, at ls d.1L SLaige Hammers. Carpenters' Drawing-knives, ,Is. 6d. ,each. t: Red gum Planking; fit fr Bdiiiail . Boats always on hand, or built to orderon --"short notice., : Ships' Repairs, in alltheirbranhes, promptly attended to. .. r Boat Copper and Yellow'Metal lid Nails 'A:large quantity of Boat IronwFork eih andy to be sold cheap - - , ,.Ships' Fittings for. Sale ?';;ir:: . : r O N SALE, at DovE and OswALD...

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THE COMING ELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 31 March 1860

THE COMING ELECTION. WT have been waiting paticntly for the arri val of new candidates for municipal honours, but up to last .evening only one fresh man had entered the .field,-namely, Mr. William White. There are, therefore, four gentlemen in readiness for the four seats to be vacated, and it will be for the ratepayers to determine whether or not they are exactly the sort of men that are wanted. - Mr. White has issued his address, and there is no doubt that he will be returned. He is an old resident of Williamstown, and is as honest and worthy a man as there is .in it, and being moreover fully conversant with everything relating to ships, docks, and jet ties, is exactly the man we would wish to'see in the Municipal Conncil. Among the fore most to advance the interests of the district, he laboured hard. towards the establishment of our municipal institution, arid at .last had the gratification of seeing his efforts crowned with success. Mr. White subsequently offered himself as a ca...

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Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 31 March 1860

          Local and General News THE GOVERNOR'S VISIT TO WILLIAM- TOWN..-Oi Wednesday last our town ;was hoinoured wiith a 'visit by his .`Excellency the Governor, accompanied by, His Excellency Sir Richard McDonnell, (Governor of South Austra) and Captain Bancroft, who arrived by specialrMain .few. minuteatAer- twel4 . o'cl.ock From the, railway station, our.dis tingu~ished visitors proceeded to too the railway pier, where .they .were .received : by: Captain Norman and the officers of H.M.S. Victoria; the Williamstown Company of the .Victori Artillery Regiment, under the command--of Lieut. Bull, and the.police under Mr. In'spc tor Taylor, being also present. Their Ex cellencies then went on board the' Victoria, and having minutely inspected her interior re turned and examined the Breakwater, how in? - course of construction. From thence they proceeded to. the'PaterittSlip, and having wit. nessed the working of its mac...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 31 March 1860

Victorian Railways NOTICE A SPECIAL -RAIN WILL Leave Williamstown for Melbourne This     Evening (Saturday) at Seven, p.m. return- ing from Melbourne at Twelve o'clock. J. WARD, Secretary. Government Stores, Melbourne.     March 26, 1860. ' I?EALED and described as "Tender!for, &k," ý-. 10- will be received until 12 o'clock on Tuesday, ;April 3, from persons willing to SUPPLY theunn r .der-mentionedARTICLES for the service of the Go-: . vernment - ;. -Every article to be of the best and most service .:r able. description, and subject to approval. P - rinted forms of tender can be' obtained on-'a -- o fathoms rocket line, to rample, per fathom 190 hollow shot, with chains and boggles fitted;' . per 100 2 tulbs, for coil, each .400 friction tubes, per 100 4 pointing-rods, steel, each ' 2 pairs portfire clips do. 60ft. portfire, per foot - :20 fathoms slow match, per fathom 4 leather cartridge-cases, each ,,' 4 sponges, with s...

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News of the Week. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 31 March 1860

NEWS OF THE WEEK   Accounts from Fort Augusta state that mre rain has'fallen there witlin the last w?eek or ?ten days than fell during the whobl' preeding tielve months.     The master bakers of Sydney have held a meeting and- deoided to compel week ly payments from thoelst of May.   .Another proof of the success of ]Mr. Edwd: Wilson's praiseiorthy endeavours tostock '.the Yarra with English fish is given by the Argus.: VA fine young bream, about four inches in length was caught near Princes Bridge, a.few days.ago. Its plump forni, beaiitiful colour. and altogether healthy appearance, would delight the eye'of ariy .nigler. . SAn accident hiappencd at the Theatre Royal, a Ballarat, to an actor, named Kenick, .who was S standing behind the scenes with a gun in his hand., By soe eiccident the gun went off, blowing thev powder into the unfortunate man's face, arid carry-; inig away one of his eyebrows; his hat was also blown to pieces....

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ENGLISH MAIL ROUTE. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 7 April 1860

ENGLISII ]dNAIL ROUTE. TE followung brief abstract of the timo table of P "& O. Com,'any, as finally ratified by the govesr. ment,' will be found convenient for reference: OUTWArRD ROUTE FROM ENGLANDE A vessel to leave Southampton the 12tttof every month, and to reach Alexandria on the 25th or 26th. Mails via Marseilles to leave London on the 18th, and reach Alexandria on the 26th or 27th. Pas sangers and mails to arrive in Melbourne on the 5th of the second calendar month succaeding, with the exception of those leaving in Jvly, September, and December, to arrive respectively on the 4th Sep tember, the 6th November, and 3rd February. Steamer to leave Melbourne same day, and arrive id Sydney on the third following. Time, vm Southampton, 57 dlays; t? Marseilles, 51. -:'. . ..MEWAra.D ROUTE. A vessel to leave Sydney on the 14th, and Mel boinie on the 17th of every month.. Mails, via Marseilles, to axrive in I ondon on the 4th, and 'in ils-`ndpassenlers.' via Gibraltar, to arriv...

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LETTER RATES OF POSTAGE. VIA SOUTHAMPTON. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 7 April 1860

LETTER RATES OF POSTAGE. . 1A SOUTHAPTONI. Under oz. .. . .. 6 Eiceedingj c.: inan not exceeding oz. 1. : 0 ixceeding loz. and not exceeding Sf. " .. 2 0 Exceeding Soz. and not exceeding ozi . ... 3 0 'id every dunce or friction of on or-ice, one "* shilling additional.:"' . '-?- .?: :, r ... ?: TO THE UnorED KNGm CO VIA MAOSILEO. + Freinoh Rate in addition to the above. SUnderdz o?: .,F A :c ·,,:' ,0 3 Undeir oC. . .:' . 0:-. Aid for every Ioz. 3d addit ional. Nwspapenas 'd_ each Gadditienl : ::BOOK POSTAGE,' :. i i",a VIA sOOouAniLTO; The hook poset ystemr as bti ce etended to. the Unlited Kingdom, India, Ceylon" ,r3auritius,.Song Kong, Malta, Giblraltir. New .'duh..oa iWales, South "Antr tn , Tasmania, :New 'Zealad,; end W estern Not exceedin? 4oz .... 0 Above doi. and not exceedling Soz. . . 1 o Above Soz. and not exceeding .. t ' 2 0 .Above. llb. and rot exceeding1 "lb ' "-. 3 i 0 . Abovellb aidntot ceeding2Ib: ' ..) .4. 0 And so one adding '; for cacd s aiddition. jlib or frac...

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THE ELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 7 April 1860

THE ELECTION. iE are elad that the murdcipi' election is over, and that it has tet ,liated so ar cably and satisfact'oly. At one t:ne, tF .igs cer ta'i:ly looked gloomy enorigh. Some of ort best members had le:, or were leas 'g, wh le others were hesitating whether it worcd not be we"? to follow.- su.t,; and it wi- doubtL'. whether a suaicient 'ni-nber of good, men couldbe got to f! theyi placs. But we are happy to say that the " cloiids w?,ch lowered upon ou house" have ron!ed" "way, and that we are once mor in the ai' svnsl''xe of pros pecity. The squoi. wbich caught the meetidg last Thuislay night passed off without doing much damage. Whether the combustible elek ientw v.,yet return re d bulst fo.h upon t o.bi headsit l~ iard to say-; but iwe hope not, nor do we tl--.1 there I? any reasonable Eve. reasonlevwe 'to bie sat miled'! L.th the resr!t of. t ?.election, wh ch.hr _teS,.xra ated j:cst as we thought it wo? d. The Yar Inr serect pathl b'i"-iess at" one tfne, ihad ans ugly ap...

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Williamstown Municipal Council. Monday, April 2nd, 1860. Present—The Chairman (Thos. Mason, Esq., J.P.) and Crs. Freyer, La Roche, Moxham, Verdon, and Courtis. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 7 April 1860

Monday, prild nd 1860. Present-The Chkirmain (Tihos i MSfai, Es q, , J.P.) and Crs.,Freyer, La Roche, ?oxham, ;- Verdb?, and Coiitis. : rThe minutes of the pre tous meeting were read and confirmed. :- -.' . Thre has been no correspondence dnring the past week. The Chairman' presented ?a petition from sundlJ.,ratepayers of: South ?Vi; amston.-, ipray'ng for the formiation of a pith aloig the' south-side of.Il?awarra-strcet..: -: Received andrefeirred to the Pub';c Works'

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 7 April 1860

...e.. :.. . Notice. ... . Tle uclic are r pec fllg sqrnjflm- that Mfr.' ._.P eart,. of Steredore-sireet, 1hu been appointed an agent for the sale of this paper. :- -° 'Notice 'to Advertisers.- S:,I 1S 1We aholddfeel greatly obliged if advertisers, oiho Scan make it convenient to forward their orders in the :, ,early part of the week would lose no time in doing o. Hitherto we hlvre been put to much inconvenience ori account of the late hour at wthich alv?erliseiwntm have arrived,,and if this could be avoided, or partially so, ourarrangements wouldd be greatly facilitated. To Subscribers. A New Quador ihadu cxron"enced, on" Sub roseribers are informed that their contribnllo'i w" , be, received either at the "Pubisbiug Office,. A- stre:? .or bIy tIie ?ar'y who delivers this paper. ""::-To'sulch aa have not yet paidl their lst 'Quai.ecr's bscuiio ns, as'wUell s to those who nre indebted Stossundlry emal accounts for adlvertisirn we :-be to state.that weshall feet much oblied by their a...

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RATES OF POSTAGE [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 7 April 1860

PATES. OF 1POSTAE THE following ordier has been issued by the rPost imaster-General: "In orer to pay thetransitthrouh Egypt news papers sent via Southampton and Suez, add-essedl to theEast Ind;es, Ceylon, at:tils. Hlong Konbg China,. Auscalia, or any other co:lt fy or place lying to the eastward of Suez, n'n after the 31st December next, be subjeetto an addi tonal charge of one per-2y, making the rates as L?!ow:-Upon a newspapuer adl resed to the East Ind)'es-2 when not exceoed":g 4 orunces u weight; :i when above 4 ounces and not e=ce-dw "r S ornlcs in weight id ding added for eveij .tlcdon.al4ounces onrantion of 4 ounces. .Uý.n newaspape saddoeset toe yof the other con tics or places rcteedto, "tfor e ich newspaper, of wa'steverwe'glt. Noaltematin -.-'1 be moute in post a.e of book packets sant by .i:' epute, as they aiready ray a trans;t rats, :: or 1e ' any change o e made *t the poFrye of newspapis sent via o ar-e?ne, the present cbhage on su.: newspapers be. a sr'licient to co...

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Post-office Money Orders. REGULATIONS FOR THE ISSUE AND PAYMENT OF POST-OFFICE ONLY [?]. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 7 April 1860

Post-office Money Orders. I:WUiiTIONS FORL Tog I",ltT Axo PA .MFrT o0 P'oý:-Ove"?c8 o0x1 Oi".ri" His Excellency the Governo:, with the advice of •the Executive Council, has been pleased to directthe puhlical ion of the followihl legulations for the issue ,ud pt3 ncmct o02 Post (.lice oney.ordcrs in the'Co ony of Victoria; and the public are hereby informed 11r in eolnrOnity with these regulations, Post Offie t oncy Orders irTv be obtained. and. be made lly able at the undermentioned places on and after the 12th.1 uly, 1i5. . 1. Places and time of issCe, and payment.-money ,nles may be obtained and made payable at ,the following la-es. :- The Post Offile at elbor-l. . Do. G 'Ceeelong. . . Do. . "I ratatt. o.. . . . a n d n u r s t . . . . " Do Castlemaine. Do. . I ;Becehworth. Do. Kilmore. lDo ::,: Maryborough. Do. Arrat. Do. F::Pleasant Creek. l)o. Williamntown. Do. .,Portland. Do. Belfast. Do.: W nrmnambool. •etween-the ho?-r of Ten:a.m. ean Thre- p.m., Stn. nys excepted., ' 2. Lim...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 7 April 1860

tI L. KIROM, Professor of Music, Visits Wil I', lia? stonn every Thursday. Teaches Piano, ^lIfarmonium, Singing. Apply to Mr. RIDER, 55 N? elson-parade... : i: _:-Parkes's Quacidlle Band~il "c ANG bse engasec for Balthi u1 Pic? s ap+ " a t S J Gleu'?u ausic rW a 2 ari?,'e?e E.-i,-ti'rle.,' M-: elbosmac orn at 21 Yarra-street mrilndbhlilL.':= 'Wilhiamst r 'Acacdemy, ', , 49, Eledrt rStreel. T\Ns:Tr UCTION in the Classici, Mathematics, I. "Po;k-lkeeping. Use of. the Globes,. l)rawin:, GraCman .r; Writin, and Arithmetic ; tind in the?r:. *ore branches essential to a sound Engl;sh education. To .51, &c., on application at the sc1ool. J. H. Wsv o?o. G?AND UNITED ORDER OF Persever ace .Lodge, 1148 fl1E Brethren of this tLodse are respectfully ' I forled that their Leaoli~ Renmoved to lack's :'oel, Sto.cedure-street. Med?c.' Ofic - Joe W??Vt` s, EsQ., T D. HO LATLo F'. WLLSON, Secret NOTICE?,.. Any gentleman wishing to join can obtain irfor r ;pion thei etlz~ecretary, 117 Stetvedor...

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Parliamentary Intelligence. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. Friday, March 30th, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 7 April 1860

.. LEGISI.?TIVE ASSEMBLY. Friday;, March 301t, ISGO. Mr.;Asp- al ",ave notice that, on the 19th Alpr' he world move that the House resolve itself into a conomittee of the whole, to consider the state ofthe colony. Mr. W-ood presented a petition from Mr. Single ton Rodrot t, a barrister, complair bg of the con duct of the C';ef Justice, Sir WV. Stowell, ' 1t,;s treatment of the petitioner in a case heard before him. Mr. Home moved that the petition he not ac cepted. On a division, the petition was received by 25 to 10. On the motion of Mr. Nicholson, the House re s lved at its rishig this evr'uing, to dor-n' t'l Tuesday thd 17th April, for the .aster reces. Mr. Gatty.Jones, introduced by the Attorney General and M11r. King, took the oaths and t:sseat for Evelyn. - .-'11r. Wood introduced a bill for the better ad ministration of the estates of intestates i; certaiu cases, which was read a-first time. The Melboten and Geelong Ita;'vay Prchaso B:il was recommitted, for the perpose of ma...

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REPORTS OF COMMITTEES. PUBLIC WORKS. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 7 April 1860

R~EPORTS' OF IOMMITTEES. The following report (40th) was brought up c by Cr.-3Moxham, as Chairman of .the Publ;c Works .Committee :-- : L' : t -The folloudng accounts wir' examined and found correct, and:spassed? to the .Finance Committee : Morgan and Leary, payment No. 2, Con- " ' itract'No'.18 l...: ".. ..50 0' 0 1 John Wilson,?pm?at. 4, repairing roads. . 18s12 i Do., final payment, Contract.?o. 22. - 2 10. 0 Do., No.l 1 ' :d." do. "23. '6 0 ' 0 Do.,.finaLdo.. ..,:do. ,do. 21.-5.5 0 i John Sellick; do .No. 3, pa,;ors worki. ?-i '0 -· 0 Do., repairing crossings S 1 0.-.?. 58 12.0 Jol='Lamont, materi?ls 3 '0 2 - - . . " I £184 10 , 2 And the Committee recommend that the fol lowing tenders be accepted, . . :- . Contract No.. 4, Wam. Fletclher, £29 7s. Do: ' do. rlLISs.. Cr: ?Doxhanr explainedthlitContract .No. :24 was to foam a path along the Esplanade ?to CoJp-street and- from thence to P'lawarra 'teration from the plai.foimerly recommen? ?ed by the Public=Works Comriittee. He move...

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CHINA. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 7 April 1860

By the ar.ival of the Concurrent at Adelaido direct from Foo-chon-foo, we (Soorth Ar .tra'ir lieqiner) have Hong: Kong papers to the 2"9th Jan unrry. From these jor aalsweobtaina the folloui;ng extracts: - "AJir radl Hope has bought the old Bombay steamer S-: Charles Forbes (GO-horse power), for the purpose of condensing water for the troops when they shall proceed notrch. The Adliral has onlrdered a number of flat-Iottosmed boats anl some water boats. These are the oriy preparm tions which are Ieing marie for the comnng con fileict that the public are made aware of. It is romouredl that largo nmnberr of hores and rtmles have been ordered-lfrom various parts of the world. "The force now collected here is in a high state of health and efficiency. cearly all the troops are at Canton, not on accolnt of any anticipation of d:strrlanee there lint because there is more ac commdation available. General. tratanlrereo hes proved i mnrst energetic oflicer, the liresent condit ion of the force...

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MUNICIPAL ELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — Williamstown Chronicle — 7 April 1860

.J-MUNICIRPAL E:LEC.TION. Aeccoiling to an announcement which ap peared in this journal last week, a public meet ing of. the,ratepayers of the district was held in.the building.in Little Nelson-street, lately occupied by'the ?feechanics' Institute, to give the virious andidates for municipal honours an opportunity `to explain their views." At the appointed hour (seven o'clock) the room was. densely,crowded andthe candidates were "all there." Mr. Mason (the Chairnan of the Council) opened the proceedings by reading the' requisition, and was then voted to the chair, wheni the candidates addressed the meet ing... Thespeeches embraced a variety of sub f&t&~? Roads; "paths; "gaideen, cemeteries, drains, lamp,-everything,' in fet, froim a monument to a. wick was..dly considered ; and from the multitude of questions that were poured in from eveiry quarter, it was obvious that the ratepayers of Williamstown amre by no meaes blind to their own interests. One gentleman, for- i...

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