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MAY VISIT AMERICA
TO PRESENT STATUE
r.orlin Believes That at TiCa-st One
Member of the Kaier's Fain
ily Will Come.
COURT OFFICIALS RETICENT.
..' Authoritative Statement in An
f Kwer to Direct Questions Is
.Nor. iec -vunounceu.
STATUE HAS BEEN ORDERED.
Eminent Sculptor Will Ieipi the
Counterfeit I'resentment of
Frederick the Great Intend
ed for United States.
IScrlln. May 17 Kmpcrnr William s Court
Jlarshal has telepraphcd to thn ccirre-ionil
cnt of tho Associated Press here a follows
"Tim statue of Frederick tho Great will
be executed, by his Majesty's command. b
1'rofeseor TJphues. after a bronze statuo
rtandinc in the park grounds at Potsdam.
Professor Uphuea Is one of the foremost
fcculptors of Germ-n. Ha carved the statuo
of Frederick the Great in raarblo in the
Eleges Allee s-ries.
The expectation is that -when the statuo
5s unveiled at Washington a member of tho
llohenzollern family will be present, pof
hlbly the Crown Prince Frederick William.
The Idea is even mentioned that Emperor
William himself might be In attendance.
Any authoratlvo support of this sugges
tion, howeier. has not been given to tho
reportorial Inquiry at rotsdam. Many
members of tho imperial suite learned of
Kmperor William's purpo only when the
cable correspondence with President Koose
elt was published.
LITTLE LEFT OF CONSULATES.
Commander of Cincinnati Ex
plores Iluins at St. 1'ierro.
Wathingtcn, Slay 17. The Navy Bpart-
'tment receied this morning the following
cable dispatch from Commander SIcLcan of
tho Cincinnati, dated ilay 17, at San Lucia:
"Incitement Martinique calming down.
Many refupr;s not destitute or starving,
but frightened by appalling disaster at St.
Pierre and grave but les serious damage
In more northern portion of Island, were
leaving for estafs and sections which had
not suffered ilany cases of pillaging In
thoe districts. Gocrnment taking action
to stop it.
"In some northern districts many cattl
may die becauo of volcanic dust over
vegetation. A few good rains would cure
much of this condition.
"To-day i lilted and explored ruins
of trre I'nited States and ErltHh consulate
nt St. Pierrr Found In some iortions
charred remains of bodies
"Potomac rturned to Fort de France.
HportH disaster at St A'incent erv Fcri
ius. and In Eome ruiiiects or" than In
PAINTERS' PROPOSAL REJECTED
3:mjiloter.s Decline the Union's Of
fer Labor Notes.
Although FPveral conforenccs hae been
held bctv een the Ftrlklng iaintera and the
?lastir Painter' Association, with a 1ew
to rcttlement of the trouble, they have so
far ben unable to reach an agreement.
1-m night the Master Palmers met t
th Benoist building, but, contrary to ex
pectations, came to no understanding re
rarrting th Ktrlke Thursdav a committee
lrom the -strikers made an offer to end the
Ftrlkp If the emplove-s would pay 4IV., cents
an hou' The offer was rtjtcted by the
The strike has been in progress nine
weeks, and when first declared affected
Jibout l.o"0 men. but slnte then a Iante
numtier Ilae been employed by pilniers
not lt the association who promptly met
the demands ol" the union, an lncrettse of
7i- cents an hour
The new scale wan ilgorou'lv opposed oy
ihc Master Painters' Association, the mem
bers of which cmplojed more than l.d
men, and. it Iq said, was instrumental in
organizing; a rival union as a retaliatory
The garment makers. 1.3M of whom
Ftruck Maj 1 for shorter hourH, are still
cmt. except the employes of fourteen firms
who have so far acceded to the demands.
rlx of tho larger companies comprising the
ft. Louis Cloth ers' Association still refue
in srant tho request nnd are filling tlie
places of the strikers us Tar as possible.
Yesterday's mass meeting of the tailors
was held nt Wtnzel's Hall, corner Klghth
Htreet and Franklin avenue. About 305 girls
from the shops in North and South St Louis
were present, many of whom Joined the
union There is no Immediate prospect or
the dlfferencw being adjusted
One hundred and twentj-flc members of
the Coopers' Local Union. No 141, are on
it strike at a local cooperage company's
plant In an attempt to enforce an Increased
wage scale of 20 per cent The company re
fused to consider the proposed increase ai.0
the men stopped work
BOONVILLE FOR TOLL BRIDGE.
Olandanius Proceedings Begun
Jefferson City. Mo., May 17. An applica
tion for a writ of mandamus was filed to-day
In thft Supreme Court by Attorney General
Crow -to compel the Missouri, Kansas and
Texas ltallroad Company and the Boonville
Hridge Company to construct approaches
nnd put down a floor in the railroad bridge
over the Missouri Illver at BoonUlle for
the convenience of the public in using tho
bridge as a foot nnd wagon bridge on the
payment of toll. The writ Is made rcturna
blf" to court In banc on June 4
The use of the bridge an a wagon bridge
was specified In the charter, but of recent
ears has only been used as a railroad
bridge. A strong effort has been made by
citizens of Cooper and Howard counties to
haie the bridge opened, but to no purpose
The Attorney General now intends to force
the matter on the ground that the charter
provides the property t.hall be opened as a
toll bridge to the public.
FATHER AND SON DROWNED.
lA.ttempted to Ford a Swollen
Stream in Their Buggy.
Staunton, I1L, May 17. Herman Krohner
mid his son were drowned in Cahokla Crtek
near this city to-day. The heavy rains had
wollen the stream and the men attempted
in iwtc. .T.A iwa.t xrhoTi th hnrs TirnmA
entangled and the occupants were thrown '
rat or their buggy.
The father was found and the Coroner
sjotlfled. The search was continued for the
r, oX young jacohner. One son escaped.
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and all the water Is required for other purposes than -washing clothes.
THE SCN P.ISES THIS MORNING AT
4 45 AND SETS THIS r.VENING AT 7:07.
THE MOON SETS TO-MOP.HOW AT
For Mlsdonrl anil Arkansas Partly
clniifl Mi u d n j-; liocr at iiljiht or
I'or Illinois Sliovrcr Sunday, warm
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l'or llast Texa Fartly clondy Snn
da. 3Tonday fair.
Por A est Texas Partly cloudy San
day, nlioivcrs nnil thniiderstornm and.
cooler In Panhandle. Monday fair.
L Julius Lehman Found Guilty: Penalty
Fixed at Two Years
i. Determined to Drive Beef Trust to tha
5. Turned Dark Lantern on Pastor's Face.
Gics Fresh-Air Iteort for New York
7. IalKir Question In House of Commons.
Peeresses Must Sit Close Together.
E. Pictures of Christ on Holy Shroud.
9 Laundries Will Cut Agents' Commis
sions. Invalid Seriously Injures Wife,
10. Itlvcr News and Personals.
11. Who's, What and Why In America.
12. Library Hospitals for Sick Volumes
Calls Socialists Happy Anarchists.
U. New Car Will nun 400 Miles an Hour.
Wears Handcuffs by Choke.
1. Girl's Success as an Arizona Rancher.
Mjslerious Enemies Follow a Marquis.
Postal's New St. Louis Manager.
2. May a Qui-t Month in Society.
Marriage Engagements Since tho First
Day of May.
S. General Society Notes.
Ledochowskl Is Blind.
4. Society in Neighboring Cities.
B. Missouri Gets Medals at Charleston Ex
position. Pattern Department.
E. Averages of the Two Big Leagues.
Famous Baseball Players.
7. C. B C. Athletes Prepare for State Meet.
. Stocks Lower.
The Grain Market Week.
0. Summary of St. Loul9 Markets.
Statement of Associated Banks.
10. Summer Amusements.
General Stage Gossip.
1L Ancient Instrument's1 Glory Upheld.
12. Emperor OffendB Church Authorities.
Se cntecn-Ycar Locusts Appear.
L Martinique Has Received All the Help
Emperor William to Visit America.
2. To-Day's News in Brief.
Too Late for Classification Want Ads.
3. Cardinals Win From Brooklyn.
Desertion of Davy Jones Weakened St.
Picturesque Features of English Coro
nations. E. Use of Maclay's History Prohibited.
Bays Mrs. Cabanne Drew Revolver.
0. "Little Mary MacLane" Is the Newest
S. War Claim Reports Made Special Order.
Winners in The Sunday Republic's Color
Page Prize Contest.
Pages 1 to S, Inclusive Republic "Want"
and Real Estate Advertisements.
Miner' Mans Meeting- at Ilarrl.burc.
Harrlsburg, HI., May 17. A mass meeting
was held at the Court-house In this city to
day by the various miners' unions of Saline
County, in pursuance to a proclamation Is
sued by National President John MitchelL
Speeches were made by George B. Parsons
of Shawneetown and Judge John L. Thomp
son and D. W. Colsser of this city.
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ALL THE HELP IT NEEDS.
Consul General Ayme Cahles That
Discontinued at Once Hou-e Committee Will Not Now Report
Bill I'ased Irr Senate Appropriating SWIO.COO as an Ad
tioual Relief Fund.
PEOPLE OF ST. VINCENT
Washington, May 17 As a result of ad
vices received by the State and Navy De
partments from its offices In Martinique,
tho United States will discontinue the dis
patch of relief to Martinique.
The President will, within a few days.
Issue an announcemnt that further contri
butions are not needed.
The House Committeo on Appropriations
has decided not to rerort Scnato resolution
, appropriating fSOO.OOO to bo used for the suf-
I fercrs of the Caribbean cataclysm.
J The first Intimation that sufficient quan-
! titles of supplies were on hand and en
route to the island came jesterdaj from
I Commander T. C McLean, commanding
1 the Cincinnati. Consul Ayme, who Is at
, Fort de France, wired the State Depart
ment to the same effect to-day. Concern
ing Mr Aymo's dispatch, tho department
made this announcement:
"Secretary Hay has received a cablegram
from United States Consul Avme at Fort
de Franc, stating that the relief suppl'3
now afloat are sufficient for the Immediate
EXPECT NEW ERUPTIONS IN ST. VINCENT.
Inhabitants in Terror From Earthquakes and Would Flee if Trans
portation Were Obtainable Water Famine Causes Wide
spread Distress, Most o f the Lake-; Having Been
Evaporated by the Intense Heat.
NEW TOItK HERALD AND BT. LOUIS RE-
Castries, St Lucia, May 17. (Copyright,
1S02.) No one has been able to approach
nearer than five miles to the crater of
the St. Vincent Soufrlere, which still
shows signs of activity.
Scientists believe that the volcano has
not stopped emptying, and there is general
expectation that thero will be another and
a severe explosion
Tha island is constantly in a feribl".
Earthquakes follow one another in quick
succession. They are not sufficiently severe
to do great damage, but they fill the in
habitants with fear, and If it were possi
ble to obtain transportation It Is safe to
say that St. Vincent would be depopulated
In twenty-four hours.
The Soufrlere sems to have completely
changed Its shape. Its top has disap
peared and from a distance the mountain
looks as though a mighty thumb had been
pressed upon It, crushing down its apex.
Whero a pretty blue lake of great depth
existed a fortnight ago there Is now a
bubbling cauldron of molten lava. Above
this ciouds of smoke and steam constantly
rise. Over lhe entire Island spreads a
peculiar mist, wnich li Injuriojs to the
ej es and which contains noxious properties
that cause much distress
Eome of the huts built by the Carlb In
dians still stand, and In every one there
are bodies. Scattered about in the ODcn
also thero are hundreds of bodies, blister
ing in the terrible heat. The result is that
an affluvia spreads over the Island of St.
Vincent which is nauseating and which
threatens a pestilence that will further
declmlate the population.
Such precautions as are possible are be
ing taken to ward off fevers, but the most
that can bo done Is very little. Burial par
ties have been sent out. Bodies nre being
dragged with ropes to trenches for burial,
and cremation has been resorted to.
One great trouble lies in the fact that
many of the bodies are too close to th
Soufrlere to be approached. Until the vol
cano quiets down they must remain to add
to the stench that Is now almost unbeara
ble. STARVATION NOW EXISTS
IN ISLAND OF ST. VINCENT.
Starvation Is a condition that actually ex
ists In St. Vincent. Three thousand refu
gees are being fed and sheltered by the
Government near Georgetown and Kings
MO., SUNDAY, MAY IS, 1902.
pr pht J llu-ra Jordan
Tublic Pulicriptions Should lie
STILL MAY REQUIRE ASSISTANCE.
reed-5 of Martinique and suggesting, while
there may bo need for relief still at St.
Vincent, public subscriptions should be dis
continued at once."
The further announcement was authorized
that tho President Ind c illed upon the
army and navv officers at Martinique to ex
press thtir views upon the sufficiency of the
bupplies available and that when their re
plies are received he will take action. A
member of the Cabinet said to-day that the
contributions which had bcn made could
be used for the benefit of the poor of the
Representative Cannon, chairman of the
Houio Appropriations Committee, said to
day that the Senate resolution appropriat
ing additional funds will now remain with
out action unless the President makes an
other specific request for more money
Seeretarv Moody has made public a dis
patch received from Commander McLean
Mav 17, wh'ch sijs that, according to re
port" the disaster at St. Vincent is crj
Volcanic conditions nre vorse and In
rome respecten conditions of living as bad
or worse than in Martinique.
town, but other thousands are in need of
Supplies are coming in, but not fast
enough to meet tho demands. It is report
ed that relief ships are hastening to Kings
town, and in a few davs It Is believed that
thero will bo food in plenty. The water
famine Is causing more distress than the
lack of food. Many of the former supplies
of water ha,e disappeared.
Rivers that were running bank full before
the explosion of Loufriere are now dr.
Lakes have evaporated and only In the
south half of the Island Is there any living
water that can be reached.
Down the east slope of tho volcano a
stream of water can be seen flowing, but
no man has approached close enough to it
to tell whether It Is fresh or Impregnated
with sulphur, as much of the water of the
The United States cruiser Cincinnati ar
rived here from Martinique two dajs igc.
Officers report that the v.-ar vessel passed
through heavj showers of ashes.
AMERICANS TO DISTKIHUTE
SUPPLIES roll AMEKICA.
These officers insist that the American
supplies must be distributed by the Ameri
can Consul or at least b an American com
mittee. The Martinique funds are exhausted, and
persons bringing relief are far from pleased
with the attitude of the local committees
that have bad charge of affairs In Tort de
France. There is a strange apathy ex
hibited there which Americans cannot un
derstand. An election set for Sunday, May
11, was actually held in Fort de France,
and the contest at the polls was as keenly
contested as would have been possible hd
Mont Pelee not killed 20,000 persons, a score
of miles away, just three days earlier.
RUSSIAN ASSASSIN EXECUTED.
Balmascheff, Who Killed Minister
of Interior, Hanged May 1C.
SPECIAL BY CABLE.
St, Petersburg. May 17. The Official
Messenger sajs that M. Balmascheff, the
student, who assassinated M. Sipiagulne,
the Minister of the Interior, some time
ago, was tried on May 9. An appeal which
his attorneys made was refused on May 12
and he was hanged on May IS.
Work Among Ruins of St. Pierre and the Neighboring Village of Carfaet Cease and Burial
Parties Are Forced to Flee From Volcano's Wrath Even Fort de France, Indif
ferent to the Fate of Its Sister City, Is Panic-Stricken in Fear for
its Own Safety Refugees Who Had Returned to Their
Homes Rushing Away Again in Terror
SEARCH FOR BODIES OF UNITED STATES CONSUL'S FAMILY
UriKft -,v-:- WBsU'WSBf lIS3
CopriRht, J Murray Jordan.
TYPICAL STREET IN ST. TIERRE BEFORE THE ERUPTION.
The picture fchows the style of architecture and the crookedness of the thoroughfares. According to descriptions of
the city as it now appears, the stone "walls have crumbled away under the intense heat where they have not
been buried in lava and ashes.
rP.Oil THE NEW TOP.K HERALD AND THE
ST I.OLIS ItLPLBUC SPECIAL COIUUJ-
Fort de France. Martinique. May 17.
(Copyright 1W2 ) Mont Pclee. In renewed
activity, threatens further destruction to
the island of Martinique
Work among the ruins of St. Pierre and
the suburban village of Carbet has ceased,
the searchers and the burial parties having
been forced to flee to escape the outpouring
from the volcano's crater.
Many refugees had returned to their
homes, be ieving that Pelee had quieted.
Thcj are now again in full flight and the
distress is increased
The rural police, who have l"en patrollng
the northern end of the island, have left
vviv siiuini Mnn
nut consi us iiom.
Search was bing made to-day by a party
from tho United States Navv tug Potomac
for the body of Thomas T. Prentls. tho
United States Consul at St. Pierre, who.
with all the members of his family, per
ished under the sweep of flamo that cam
down from Mont Pelee this morning of
That search has now been abandoned and
the Americans have returned to Fort de
They report that the volcano is in a most
vicious mood and that before they left St.
Pierre athes and mud were raining upon
the ruins It is now believed that the body
of Consul Prentls cannot be recovered.
Three davs ago when I started on a trip
through tho Island there was panic every
where I met men, women and children
stragglim; toward Fort de France. All
were so badly frightened that they seemed
dazed They were almost afraid to look
PANIC NOW i:TKMJS
TO POUT 1111 I'llANCIL
As I rode back to Fort dp France yester
d.ij I met many of these refugees who
were returning to their homes. Some were
even going to tho sides of Mont Pelee.
Now there is once more panic, even In
Fcrt de France.
From I'orto R'co has arrived the United
States collier Sterling, with 130 tons of sup
plies. There is now little distress here,
most of the urgent needs of tho refugees
having been filled
From .ill of the West Indian Islands pro
visions have been sent to Martinique and
from the United States such large quanti
ties ol provisions are being forwarded that
all danger of famine Is passed.
IlANCEIt OF PESTILENCE
AN EVEIl-PKESENT MENACE.
Thero Is danger, however, of pestilence
and unless thorojgii precautions are taken
there will be an epidemic of disease.
It lias been estimated that there wero
four hundred explosions within the vol
cano between Maj 4 and May 8, each be
ing followed by an eruption of lava, mud
S.nce May 10 there have been many
alarms, but no eruption accompanied by a
loss of life until to-day and the extent of
the present tiouble cannot now be told.
According to the Bishop of the Northern
Province, no mud or lava fell upon the
country districts, which were, however,
freelj bsprlnkled with ashes, which, be
ing analyzed, show that they are of min
Mont Pelee Probably gave a demdnstra
tlrn of a force of which the world before
knew nothing. The mysterious rush down
the volcano's side 1b now attributed to
electricity It is believed that It was an
electric flame, traveling with cyclonic
force and rapidity. It cut a swath as clean
as could have been accomplished by a me
Outside of the Immediate heat zone the
damage was not great. An iron sugar roll
er standing in the path of the flame was
affected in a most singular manner. One
half was melted, while the other half was
scarcely touched by the Intense heat.
Only "about one-fifth of the entire area
of the Island was touched by the destruc
tive power of the volcano. Ashes fell else
where, but already vegetation Is forcing
its way up through the top mantle, and a
hard rain will wash away the eruptive
matter, except in that part of the Island
llng directly at the foot of Mont Pdlee.
The streams are flowing as usual and
there is no longer any danger or a water
famine. Cattle are suffering for want of
food, but this will not last Ions.
UCTION IN MARTINIQUE ISLAND.
MANY ROBBERS SiOT !k' ST. PIERRE.
Crowd of Enraged Citizens Tries to Lynch the Plunderers Who Are
Under Arrest Authorities Try to Suppress Information
About the Killings, Which Are Without Warrant
of Law Soldiers Are on Guaid.
SPECIAL BT CAULS TO THE NEW TORK
HERALD AND THE ST. LOUIS P.EPL'BLIC.
Fort do France, Martinique, May 17
(Copyright, 1S02. Acting Governor L'Huerre
Is taking precautions to prevent wholesale
looting at St. Pierre during the relief work.
The French troops and the revenue of
ficers have beeen ordered to watch out for
this business. A small boat, with officers,
was sent to St. Pierre.
The officers arrested on Wednesday,
Thursday and Friday eighty-one looters.
Eleven of these were women.
The officers shot many of th looters
whom they found robbing the dead.
The shooting of these people has been
hushed up, ,as the French law does not Jus
tify such action.
MNV MEN ANT) AVO.MEV
SENTENCED FOR LOOTINfi.
On Thursday Presiding Judge des Fon
talns sentenced forty-four men and four
women to various terms of Imprisonment,
and on Friday twentj -seven men and seven
women were also convicted of looting The
men were sent to prison for five years and
the women for three
Attornev General de Trevoux de Bref
feillac does not think these sentences are
severe enough, and will appeal the cases to
the Paris Assizes The Martinique courts
have Jurisdiction over penitentiary offenses
of which the maximum penalty Is five vears.
Looting is a crime which belongs to the
Assize Court- Notwithstanding this. It is
stated that the octlng Judge at Morne
Rouge, the summer resort outride of St.
Pierre, sentenced one looter to twenty
CROWD TRIES TO LYNCH
ROnBERS OF THE DEAD.
The people attacked and tried to lynch
the looters while they were being taken
to Jail. The gendarmes draw their re
volvers and the people fled, cursing the
looters as they went. There were no
Captain Muggah of the Steamer R oraima, Which Was Destroyed in
St. Pierre Harbor, Wrote to a Friend Just Before Last
Voyage That Mont Pelee Made Him Experience
a "Creepy Sensation.'
New York, May 17. In a letter written
Just before he started on his la3t voyage,
which ended when his ship was destroyed
in the roadstead off St. Pierre by the ex
plosion of Mount Pelee, Captain G. T. Mug
gah indicated that he had a presentiment of
Impending disaster. The letter was written
to his long-time friend. Captain W. A.
Macomber, who is In command of the Cana
dian Government steamship, the Aberdeen,
who has sent a copy of it back to a daugh
ter in this city.
Captain Mucrgah had known Mont Pclee
in Martinique and the Soufrlere of St. Vin
cent as old acquaintances. More than once
he had sailed under their shadows, and ho
had not the confidence in them that was.
displayed by the natives of the West Indian
PRICE FIVE CENTS. 4
PROVES TO BE UNAVAILING.
The people generally are highly excited
over the looting and are anxious that the
criminals shall be tried by the higher courts
and more severe sentences imposed.
The French cruiser Suchet. with Acting
Governor l'Huerrc. Senator Knight, Deputy
Clement. Coldnlnn and Chief burgeon Lydln
aboard, sailed from hera esterday morning
for the cities she had not visited north of
VOI.CNO STILL ROARS r
AND Kit Lit OVERFLOWS.
She stopped at St. Pierre and lowered
boats, which were quickly recalled, as the
volcano was roaring and emitting dense
volumes of smoke. The boats returned Im
mediately and the Suchet left.
At Grand Riviere the Suchet found that
the river had overflowed Its banks. Provi
sions were delivered for the refugees and
twentv-llvo of thm were taken on board
The Suchet steamed slowly along the
coast, taking soundings. At pome points no
bottom could be found and at others reef
of rocks were discovered where none exist
At Basse Pointe many persons swam out
to the Suchet and asked to be taken aboard,
but the Captain had to refuse them, as ha
had his vessel crowded already. Provisions
were distributed at Riviere Blanche, where
the former bed of the river was found to
be covered with mud 20 feet deep.
The doctors went ashore and examined
the situation closely They ordered that the
bodies should be burned and that the people
should leave the place. About fifty persona
were brought to Fort de France.
A chemist who was aboard tho Suchat
analj zed the sand or ashes that Mont Pe
lee emitted and found them to be a compo
sition of sulphur and salt pctre. The party
returned to Tort de France last night.
Islands. In his letter to Captain Macombet
he said, in part:
"We are leaving here for Martinique la
the morning, and I hope that the old Ro
raima will do as well as she did on her last
voyage. We have some passengers this trip,
Including the mate's family and other wom
en. I hope that they will get through all
"I heard a peculiar yarn from the priest
not long ago about the forming of a lake on
the summit of Mont Pelee. like the one
formed In 1812 on Soufrlere. Really, I have
a creepy tensation when under the lee of
the mighty crater."
That was all that Captain Muggah said,
but it was throw n Into the letter in a man
ner so peculiar that It caused Captain Ma
comber to wonder, even before the destruc
tion of the Roraima, what was on his
friend's mind. It seems to be a fair pre
sumption that Captain Muggah gave mora
than ordinary attention to Pales. ..
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