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HEARD IN CONCERT
".ii.un-iiMK'tl Soprano Sinus a
'r.i;iniiit' of Willi' Ynrli'ly
.it ( .iniouii' Hull.
mii..m'KK ANT) 0 VI'OIMOI
NiiiiiIh-i'o in I'.imlMi. I'tcnch,
It iliiin iiml (ii'i'iiuin. nnil in
Numerous. St 1 ,.
Mti I. Win Northc.i. the distill--.nan',
wii' a run ft ye
.r , ri. i n.i.m ui i'.ii in-i;li' Hal! She
. : . i i '.m.' decorated with palms
i mi i i plan's unci llluinlnuted from
-n n't I below niul S.II1K llltlMU of
. a .ir'ctv i.i mi audience if sytn-
A tr'i llHp illlul ll h.i In,. n nf.
inn i 'it t .1 tli.it Mm.- Nordlca
r'l -.III fill' 'In- antipodes:
t poi.plo in f.it ll v Atl-
!: wlm have hitherto be.
; . villi thin llii'lr own Mi'llm
lib HUnn soprano Ycstct
'i;V ncii be Hiccpltd as the
s.ri.er's .lilll'll to ll.T IlltllVP
ii lv fulness of time she will
-.ml slull .ik: i in havii
i'iiik i.i admire hit inif Iiik.
ir 'sr.imme yesterd.i afternoon
mtiiti-.l with . loiv in display
f.imillnrlty with different
f ...il music Tin' iirn.'iTilltiRK
W.Il .111 Invocation. Which WtlH
. - suiccrch Intended an.) put
l a nn evidence .if Ui.. singer's
ii f.ir her .in. It was Schuhcrt's
... Mti.k " of wlilrli lii- opening
."v .i trllmti. to tlif .solacing
f 'ii in tin- hour." of dark
.lmul tin. trials nf I If In thi
.iliiin. r .Mm.- Nordlr.t's emotion
'i r than In r toni'
i o mi.' the tlrst Kroup. eonslstlni;
' .i snucs with ICimilsli texts. The
rft vet.. Iiv Wakefield I'ndtuau. nn
T.T.i.m oniposcr. ami fur plnclni;
r-tt !' In- beginning Mnin Nordlca
i. nv uitikM. American sontss art1
put ni'.'ir the I'm). when tin
ti'i nusierpleres liavi- already been
I ,i" I when tlir iiudlenco l. nearly
i I Mr ("nilmun'.i nni;s li.nl n fair
. ,. te .-st.'rday anil tht-y proved In
n despite their lack of orlKinal
v .f utterance.
'. Mir. Knitiivh xotics eatnc "Lt
ltps.it Seraphim." Minn Handel's
'.i ' showing .Mine Nordlcn's
'.r it n tin1 oratorio n 1'arl
..n- -i pln'il the neecssnrv trumpet
i ' la tills number tin- singer was
ted v good Aline. .Verdict long ago
f. a recognized position among
ri'orio r-lngers of tin1 wnilil ami
r . l esponded well to tile demands
i number. That sums up the en-
i. itti r
'' r t-oncs In Kri'noli folloWfil. No
i tlirm was of supri'tni' itnpurtancr
tlioiiKli U'riiu-.s "l.i. Nil" was
' nit by a violin nbllicato played
' r.altlln HoldinK Nor can it tw1 F.tld
iliesf. s.oiiK.1 Minn. N'ordii'a ros"
-wl ri'achi'd in fume otlivr parts
' iiroKrnmtn.'. After this Krnup shf
t ..s an encon- number Mrs
" K The Venr's at the Spring." on
l n songs produced on this side
' v mile.
i number u.is operatic, from
1 1 .ii. j llutterlly." fln-L'Io-Snn'H ilec-
"f her faiih In the return of i
' This was the elimax of the
' The slnser had the misfortune
ii the lnt tone, but aside from I
delivered the number with I
. rh imagination, with author!-
'Ml in the treatment of th '
' i. 'ti I
T!,- f.. lowed a croup of four Her-
t - .lies The last wi to have lwti i
' .t'.mns V.ild"-ce..irach" accord-1
e ' tiroKtamnie, but It was nn-1
ha- in response to numerous I
'i - 'he slniter would suh'tltilte i
"Krlkonlc" It was perhupi
; ".it he did so, for she was less
il in this than In any other
n her list. Her voice was al
idll.le In the piano ias..ii;es
If. ct of the music was quite
in number wss Henri MurKer'.i
I i Desespere" with HemblTK's
Tr' arranttement rails for the
u ..f the words of The Poet,
te entrusted to n Mr. Housseau,
-'iicnc of the words of A Voice.
n'so pnrts for violin and 'cello.
i ie extra sonss introduced In
i as encore numbeiv were
!' ".Mattlnata" and De
Mandoline." -' -sentlal comment on the en-
v ts that youni; singers mitrht
ire.l by observing some of the
- "f Mme. Nordlca's technical
n She linows how to do thlnge,
nn in; a shake, which the half
'musters of the present new
n have not half mastered,
' simnionH was nt the piano,
.1 nit. and he made concertos
mt of the accompaniments.
HIAZ TURNS AGAINST HUERTA.
l... n. Provisional I'rralilelil llrnLr
I'r.iinl.r KeiinlliiK K.lrrlloli.
''' ' ''iTt, April -'3. Following the
"f ti!(. Chamber of Deputies on
n cht 10 order an election for
plan of Provisional Prcsl-
rtu to hold the Presidency
'il- promise to 1'ellx Diaz to
" lei tion caused Dian to-day to
, ' ' liarations to oust Huerta by
u-'l .seiz,, the government.
111 SOOft men In the arsenal
' I . fiu'i nt the Xorlegal ranch,
m. I. s outside of the city, and Is
, mure from laxaca, the nu
' "f the Diaz family. DUus has
Voliey In New Oilcans anil
''ti 'ii .N'ew York buying arms
'piinitlon. He Is said tn be
v Teodoro Dehcs.l, 13nrl(ll(i
'1 lfredo Tcrrazas,
B 'V ON ROOF LEAFS AREA WAY.
1 i" i:. iiie I'ollcelilliii liy Plunge
nil (let Hurl.
I 1 nuietier. 13 years old, a mm
Mli v i!ang" In The Ilronx, was
r..v yesterday when he tried
.s a llfteeii foot alleyway
1 ".I of R0 ll.ist Ufith street
" ' mijo nmg, tu escape aiiesl 011 a
.'eiil.ite.l his leap and crashed
- 'tn opposite wall, but managed
"i; 'u the coping until Policeman
'' of tie Alexander avenuo station,
whs iliiiHitiK him, camo to the rescue.
"' t.OI W!IR I l...n Ir. t,n t l.ww.1..
I, '- ..." ...IIIOOI
" 1 't-ll llltll u rrnel.irA.I rlvt. i
Women Posed in
111 1. II u I' I 1 11 res in He It eirinllieeil
nl the I. title Tllelltrr.
A large adenine -ale of tickets entourage-
tlie pjttolleSr'es of the
Chryslle Street House lieliellt to believe 1
that an simple sum of money will bei
raised for Hie Institution. T tie l.enetlt
Is to l.e g.veu at the l.ittle Ttiealte to
morrow aftii'ii'.on. S.iiurii.iv nf'ernot
Mr- Hlf.'td (iotil.l will speak the
prolomie and 11 ptelinle, "The Adora
tion" will be tendered Immediately af
terward. The piincipil feature of the
entertainment will be fifteen tableaux
depii'ting "Angela in Art." In which
lllaliv V.llllU Women 111 society will up
tear a- char.uters in the paintings of
the obi m.i-ters. ntie of the tuut strik
ing of the tableaux will be "The An
nunciation" of lionalello. In which Mis?
Ii.irothea Darlington and M', Mildred 1
(.i Hie w'.ll appear
THROUGH 16 INCH WALL
Sniiill l!os Ciiiifcss to
Hutu Inn nnil Mnin
When I.. .Marsolls of Mat-gulls .t Hn
,11.. ...... It... rl.nUr. r.r...l,..,l l.lu ut..r lit I
' ' ' ' . ,
li'.i smith street on i lie morning 01
April 1-1 he beheld chicken feathers
Ijing all rib-nit .Mergolls discovered
Hint a big hole had been torn In lite
brick wall of the warehouse and that
over two hundred chickens
Ing He inn over to the
station and Di teetiw I
that .-ome small boys had been selling
niie fat chickens to Hast Side dealers
for LTi cents npli i e
l.aukmann saw a small boy In Frank
fott street on Saturday night with a
large picked fowl dangling from one
ll-t. The boy said he was Thomas Mc
Orath. II ears old. of 2!)l Front
strret lie iidmltted that he and Thomas
King, age 15, of So Cherry street, and
.Michael .McDona, age 13, of B2 Division
street, had broken Into the poultry
store and made away with over $ - 0 0
worth of chickens
They (list entered .1
nnd ft eil stoni at ISO
sawing the iron lock.
.1. Dunn's gialn
South street by
Then they tore
through thn sixteen Inch brick wall Into
the poultry store, where they wrung
the chickens' necks, packed them Into
gunnysacks and made off.
The three boys also confessed, accord
ing to thn police, to many other rob
beries which havo occurred In the neigh
borhood of South street this winter and
spring. Among tho morn profitable
hauls wero $200 worth of solder from
Hope & Sanborn, Heekman nnd Water
street; J50 worth of brass fixtures from
H. W. Jones, 77 Heekman street; $100
worth of brasi from H. Fangcrd, 2S2
Pearl street, and $200 worth of lead plpp
form .Moses I.evl, 2S0 Pearl street.
The boys were arraigned before .lus
tlco Hoyt In tho Children's Court yes
terdny nnd remanded to the care of tho
Children's society until to-morrow,
(FRENCH REPUBLIC PROPERTY)
Natural Alkaline Water
Bottled at the Spring
Unexcelled for table use.
Standard remedy for Dyspepsia, Stomach
Troubles, Gout and ,UrIc Acid.
Ask your Physician
Not Genuine j
Miss Hor? Hamilton
' DIVORCE PROBLEM FOR COURT ,
Tnn ln lluilliea'i DUeiiislon
lire In sehenek liie,
SllUelle I'ovirt .lllstlli I lli-Hi . tell
sen...! iliil-lon vesu-iila- it., a .piestioi
..- to v. lU'thei 01 not a man anil woltiai
wotil'l -peiiil two days anil ntctit- .Uncus
ei: 11 r.uo "ity bu-lnes!. ip ,1
Tli. court was h. arl'ig 11 .livoic- -u.'
I.tonglit bx Mrs. l:.i I, S. heuelt agawi-'
Simui'l Iienek a i 'allfot nl.i lunil..' '
iie.iler on the ground of mlnoniluct w tii
l.Mis Alible I... Lon.le Mui.-.m wif. ..f a
j lluffnto real estate outlet, tn the aji.n I
I nvnts of Mis .bssle II liiinkli, ir i'i.
I Sh.'tman Sipiite iipai tin.'iits oti .buni.i
was nut dof. n.b.l Mi- Itan
kill, who was an unwilling witness tie the
plllllltlff, H.ll.l Slle left tile ilefel'.lai.t lltKI
coti tpontb nt 111 ill" awirlni. lit .line, but
they were ll..cti-s.t Imi-Iii. ss when she
letheil. A big timber bui'i deal was m
vnlet, (.he h.i Id sln admitted that she
didn't s-e tin in until at breakfast the tuxi
mottling, and the coutt said
"Weie the) still discusslm; 1 he buin i
"The mole luiinrta'it ih lalls had beet,
settled, but they were still discussing busi
ness ' i'.i l'l Mrs Itanlllu I
MRS. LYDIG MUCH BETTER. j
.Xnl llnllrrlv II crux erf il. nml Will t
(Jo In tllriiiilncUn, .
Mrf Philip M l.yiilg, who iiiub nver.t a,
serious operation a month ago at tne san
itarium of Dis. diaries 11. and Will, am
J. .Mayo In Hochestet. Mum, and who has'
started for the Ui"t, ha greatly Improved '
She lias not entirely recovered from Hie '
effects of the operation, but there Is ever) '
reason to hope for a complete r"coverv
Mrs. l.vdlg will mil cuine to her lioun
here, hut will be taken to the Aillrondarks
and a- scon as she can stand the Jourtte) 1
It Is her Intention to go tn Ihuopi'
I he hodv of a man was lniinil this morn
big In the i'ji-t lllver at Hie font of Wardell
street, A-torin I here was nothing by w hlch
il (ould lie identified H wis taken to
(miiin's morgue, Astoria
Joseph ( heso, .1 years ot 'ige of i.i Marion
street, Long Island City, with some oilier
hovs was placing 11 bout a loaded truck about
half a block Irom his home yesterday after
noon when he was run over nnd killed.
Fifteen survivors of Hie old Victory (luard
which was orgiinled as Company II of the
Thirteenth lleglii.ent of llrouklyn, cele
brated )esterduy the lllty-second anni
versary ol their departure lor the war with
A lire In the boiler room of the American
Steel Can company. Cook and White streets
Williamsburg, over whicli .Mrs Nellie Sea
man I.S'ellle lllyl had considerable litiga
tion In the I "11 1 1 i'i 1 Stales courts, spread
lo tbo pi.iin building early yesterday morn
ing Max Heichert, .is )car old of s Vale
avenue, (ilendale, tueetis brough, died in
his home this morning from the (.fleets of
Inlurles reielve.l several days ago While
ut work in a (ileiuliile cooperage a hammer
head flew- ofT nnd struck ltelchert fractur
ing his skull.
SUX. THURSDAY, APRIL
'GUNPLAY IN THREE
iliei- Toil Atti'inil on I'.in-ni.-isli'f
r hi" 81l.llli
lo Snmir li't'ini'i- .
Fivi-: ni:i shots
Tit it'ii Ii Driver. Wlio
in l.ielll. lleeUer Ciim'.
lleM.heistlK'iled in thleeeailv moiiilug
t t .... ... 1 I..I.. ....I...I ...,l ,.f ll...
flllHllips 111 Wllll'l) H-U .'
toKli yeterd.iy In two ol the holdups 1
I lit. police llreil M'veral -hots and made
live aire-ts. in Hie third 110 money was I
obtained nlld no shots weie fired
'I ho ihiym.ister of the American Sugar
liellnltig I'ouip.itiy plant in N illiiiinHburg
i has I n In li''1'" "' oiiviiiK m n de-
llveiy wattoii eeiv Weilne-d.iy moinini:
uilh SIii.iiiki in -mull liill-riomihe Miiim
I'lietmeti. Vnii'iiial H.i tiU llioiihs.iy ami
lleiry siiert iiii.ini-iium mi tin- plain
U, ), tOftt.
1 a i
Policeman Itoyale rolloueil twenty feet
lielilml Hie pay wiiroii in llie Unlit riu
yesterday moruiiiK. Tlie night of Hie
miifoiltl itliltlceil I . it If Klilltllell In give tip J
thi'ir plan ol .ittiu'ldng the pay m.u'.oii
Hut live inlnuli .iller Hie wagon .i I
under the hlmdow of tli Wllliam-biirn
lliidgu two poliiellleii Hear Kent uteiilf
s.'l Ittll tllftl avlllg IllVlllvell tun urn
f I he JimUhop of Philip l'o,',"liu.f.
.'-'otilli Sl.ttli street anil Kent avenue, will.
riu'elliMli ill clo-i" pursuit. Veiling llial lie
hail been rubbed
'Hie polici iileii. .Schilling anil lluscli.
of the lledfoiil iivelille stutioll, i.'luised the
men, !lrtit ii t'li-iltaile of shots Into the
air and caught them ui Kent ivciiti.. ami
i .South I'lftJi stleet
... .. ...
i i in tui-oiiers gnve i ii'ii ii.iiiif us r,t.
v..uil Swltt, o.'i'.i SoiiHieru IIoiiIiivhkI, ,
mid Harry Fay, 41'.' Cast Seventy-seventh
street, Manhnttan 1'ogeliuaii said the
I wi prisoners, nri'otiip.inic(l by lvn othei 1
nieii.iMiiie into hlshlioi, pointed revolveix .
III his tare, mm I (lied hi-poil.elrt for money I
Jl 111 I illt (.111 . IU..L..I in wl.iel, mi. I
Two of the men escaped out id lb ui
The police s.iv that Swift said I but he
and l av and t wo trlends luul planned
to rob the American Sugar Itelliilng (0111 -
panv NM.Kon, but l.e.i ll,v saw Police-
man Kov-nli; lliev gave uplli.H job and
turned to the JunU "liop- Tbev were
held in the Munltall.'in avenue police
l ."i M at fourteenth -lieel and
.-lixth iiveniie Policeman I'r.uik llahn
' -aw three men hop Into a ta ncab, leaving
.1 man prostrate on I he sidewalk II11I111
Hied -cveral sinus, aiming at the tile
ol Hie aulomoblle The In-drab jaminel
.igain-t the imiiIi U'tweeli Seventeenth
1 ltd rightoenHi siieels and one ot the
men was thrown out on his head The
other two jumped mil. but Policemen
Sullivan .iti.l Kill, with llahn arre-ted
saac.siiiii 1 .an engineer of 4') Seventh
, -Heel i-aid lie h id been waiting for .1 car
v ben the laxicab drove up and one of
the men a-kisl him lo change a V.'o bill
lie ie iclied for hi- wallet, he said and the
1 thns 1 1.111 nc 1 1 upon him. toie Irom hi
I linger diamond ling wortli J;.'.n. took
trim Id- pocket a wall.-i coiiliiiiung II.Vi.
1 knocked him down mil lumped back
, into the taxicah
I he clriulleiii' was llmry Cohen, who
w.'i- a witness 111 the l!"eker o.iso 'I he
Iher pri-oner.s weie Harry Ackeiman
.'I'll l-a-t r.ighleenili 1.1 reel, and Abraham
tubii-cli. I.'l.i I.asl SeM'iileentll street
diamond 1 iii wa found on Ambu-ch
which S'linier tilenlilied as hi-, and the
ioi;llev liitllld "tl the three prisoners
In .leller-ou lntket cotul Cohen said
and he had a doen t iiiios.o-. to Kick him
up tli.it ho bid lent Switnor $10" in a
gambling house on rotirleentli street
near Sixth avenue on Tue-d.iv nighl
..oil took the ritu; os -ecu 1 11 v When thoy
left Hie gi'iii'liug house there was "
Uglll I lie .! .1 lll; m.i- toijoiji nisi
.lust beloi '. 1 o'clock yes, -nl iv morn
ing three men went into the saloon of
lleniy Paul-ett. 1.1 Park i.venue. lirook
Ivn. -luck lowilvers m front of William
Siemening. t lie kit lender, and demandisl
Hie inonev out of Hie drawer Some
hti-iiv -.lilortnen drinking at the bar
jumped Inward the gunmen, who ran
"Over thirty sleeps" was the
term used by the Indians in des
ignating the distance now cov
ered while the traveler enjoys
one sleep on the, world-famous
Lv7 New York 2.45 p.m.
Ar.. Chicago 9.45 a.m.
"Water Level Route"
You Can Sleep
CHOICE FOR MAYOR
Murphy Hits Turned Dow 11 (in
nor. Is Ueporl. mnl I'icl.s
the .1 11st ift.
srifK UK Wl 1.1. MTKI'T
I'rre I'roni SuImvhx iiml lienr.st
I'.iitiiiiu'letnent's nnil ('iilleil
Vicloi' ) Uovsling, nstict' ol I lie S11
ptnine Couit. Is Hie 'I'atumany choleo
for .Mayor of New Vork Cliartn-i 1'
Mnriibv nnil Ids adviser have ilecidnd
,,;,, v,liroiK tolnrortnaUon whicli
! , . ,, ...... ...
I r,,;,r1""1 1 " ,,Kh, lo l),,t n'"'
i" t'1" "''I'1 fl111 " '"'"' of ""'
I'liminany iiiunlcipal ticket
It.. . .. I..... ......I ...... 1.: f.ln..,la 1...
lleved that .lilstlee Howling wanted to
remain on Hm Suprenm Court bench.
It is understood that his objection have
been overcome and his fi lends now are
cotilidetit that ho will accept a nomination.
Charles I-' Minphy and his associates
, presented tlie inatlei in Justice Dowllng
' very strongly It was clear that the.
head of the liekel must be 11 man who
would be in a position to say that thi)
police situation was none of his doing
Tammany knows that the fuslutilsls will
raise tills i-sue in the campaign. If
'. District All'orney Whitman is dually
accepted as the man to head the ntiti
Tammiiny faction police graft will ls n
prime issue It was pointed out thai
.lustice, Dow ling's posit ion on the Supremo
Court bench qualified him to make a
personal evasion of il
I'urlliertnoie. If llei.ige McAneny be
c ines the leader of the fil-iotllsts the
Mihvuy issiio is bound to play .1 part in
the campaign Tammany knows that
a man who Iris had Hearst support would
be a targel for attacks oil the score of
blocking rapid transit As things stand
now the Democratic organization can'
sa v that it had a hand in clearing Up tile
tran-ll tangle nnil .itl-llco Kowimg would
fall heir lo tins credit
.lu-ltce Dowling was regarded us open
minded about 11 nomination la-t fall for
(inventor In the early talk about candi-
' Jh-i 11 I).
was described as Charles !'
1 hoiiv lor the place, tint
Hie Dowling came out with a state
ment 111 which lie said that he would not
be regarded as the cindidato of any
faction, and tiiat lie would only take the
nomination in ea-e it came 1 him witli
"practical unanimitv " Pre-n i.t Wilson
and Senator O'Coiman tneutn tied him as
ja "piogre ne Democrat" of a tvpe
Lv. Chicago" 12.40 p.m.
Ar. New York 9.40 a.m.
which they would llkn'to see as (tovurnor
of New Vmli
I .Ill-nee lii.w. . in 4ii years old. When
lie went ..11 1 'ipreinn Court bench In
I'.i"',, he was : vi.ttn;i.st lit-' ice of the
Stiptcnio Luun 111 this State lie got hi
A II lloiu Malil'.altati 1 ol',"ge when n-
was only I., yeais old, ami into the b.n
gain received 11 pi lye lor e.xrelletice in Hie
When he w.ih ii practising lawyer he
set M'd as counsel lor several labor organi
zations He was ifn A etnlilvtnati lor
thieii tetiii.1, beginning in imVi, repie
eentltig tlie Tweuly-lourth district. In
I llliu he win eleded to the Statu Senate
llolll the Kigliteeiilb distrilt ll 111 I w.i
leelecteil III IIHIV lie served lor two
yeats n Tiiinm.itiv leader in the Tweniv
l tit tli AM'tiil.lv district, and was tin
seveial ye.'i- i .f the seeiet.uie.s or
the Tamiiu.i Hull executive coinmiltee.
Ill the l.egislittilie he introduced hills
for liiuuii lp.ll iiwiiership of New Yi ill's
time-it nnil lighting (ilauts
FLETCHER THE MEDIUM,
WAS WELL KNOWN HERE
I'riif lisftl in New Voile After
ii Keinnrkiilile Cnreer
The suicide of "Fletcher the spiritual
ist " in Ilostnu on Tuesday would have
caused much talk if it had occurred in
New York half n dozen years ngo .John
W 1'lotclier practised his "profession"
hern for several years until he was driven
out by the police in 1011. Then ho prac
tised In lloston. making his home in
Lowell He wu about .VI years old nt
Hie time of Ins deatli and so far as is known
had no relatives surviving etcept an aged
l'lelcber was the best known "medium"
of his time. He practised in London for
many voor. where his income was es.
1 mated at $2..,0nn a vear
In this citv Fletcher attracted a large
following Ho was arrested several times
when he failed to contino himself to palm
istry He fought pro-ocutlon nnd once
carried an appeal to the Supreme Court,
where he was beaten
In addition to his large private practice
Fletcher gave many public exhibitions.
At tho Actors' Fund fairs he nlways bad .1
booth and made 11 good deal of inonev
for the charity He had many friend
among theatrical people
Florence Mart-vat, daughter of Cant.
.Marrvat. tho novelist, in her book "Then.
lis Xo Death" devoted several piges to
a (inscription 01 tier oxperlonees with
Fletcher, and Dr Alfred I! Wallace, a
scientist of note, was his warm advocate
Fletcher was born in Lowell, Mass.
He attributed tho power he professed
to possess to the Iullucuco of disembodied
, spirits cither of tho living or dead He
.denied that he was the -evenlh son of u
I seventh son, but asserted thai, like "David
I Copperflold." he was born with a caul
I fter studying medluml-tie lore lor
some time iii lloston Fletcher came to'
Ncft York and became a pupil of the laie
Charles H. Iioed, preceptor of .1 group
gathered for research In the occult Then
1 lie struck out for himself here, achievid
some lame and went to London Ii
said that Oni-m ictom once wittio.. (
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