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SIXTY-FIRST YEAR. NO. 4.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21, 1911. TWELVE PAGES.
TRICE TWO CENTS.
U. S. TROOPS
Rush Order for Supplies
is Issued at
FOR EMERGENCY DUTY i
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UiTtOrS at Peking That ACimiral ;
Sah Ping's Flagship Is
Sunk or Captured.
Manila, O-t. 21 . : .'erc tama here
today received notice from the naval
h ut horities f deliver at once all fii.J
hiipplles wp 1; have hf:i contracted
ir,r in behalf of the marines. It was
announced this assembling of sup
plies was a precautionary measure :t
view of the possi'r ,l:?y of the entire
force he.; n g despatched for f-nieri'i-n -
; t y
oiicssiiiis at lian-
s ll'RIIM. KH S.
O.i. -I. T!..ie is Ip.-i
!..'. s I'M' id news than
l . i -j ' ff t!i.- n.-feat of th" L-m e' ni:;-:H
troops by revolutionists at ii ;iikM
' -uritd:i.v hns u--n t-cved at P"
iiit.jt. 1 1 ; j r i- is not put.iisii.-'i. There
.!! i.ersiht-nt rumors Admiral Sah
hen pint's fUteship was sunk or
i ;if Mired. lr is reported the rebels
i.re now hi.lilii.i; II n r. C'"h o , at t i: e
r-v .. point of tii- Yanc-Tse-K i-:Hik.-e
river, unit that they are also in
;K,sscusiori of I-Chane and a railway
nr;-u iv nc.i:n.
The result of Wednesdays hunt
ing has caused a tr'-neral feeling at
"he foreieu legations that the situa
iion is now critical. Diplomats at n
tiicetitig considered China's foreign
financial oblica'ions. China request
ed u postponement of payment of tl.-e.
ii(xer indemnity installments and is
e.-kins a new loan. A belatd tele
gram from chanif-fJha states the fall
nf that city Is imminent.
" MISSION lUEiS. ' IBED.
Missionaries in th
Chili were warned by
there would be a revolutionary out- which made 'arrangements" tor the
break near Pekiue tomorrow. Kvi- .Thirty-first street carnival gambling,
dently the Trouble is brewing In The mayor told Schuett ler to clean
Tien-tsin aud a telegram from there' out every gambling place in the city
contains the ominous statement that P.n( Chief McWeeny addressed
the temen of the viceroy at Tsi-han, Schuettler's gambling srjuud of i'
eapital of Shantung province, was men.
burned. The national assembly con- Sehuettler called fur and gut th"
venes tomorrow. There is sentiment promise of officials of the telephone
that this body is unfriendly to the company to help put handbooks out
i.wn ox iiAXKOw mde,
Shanghai. Oct. 1 Refugees from.'
Hankow arriving here today state'
the revolut'.onibts made a successful
'anding on the Hankow side. The
rebels are fortifying the hilis at the
tear of the Han Yang steel works.
BUSY GETTING EVIDENCE;
tmcYs in MacN'a tnai a Case Work i
While Court Is en Recess. J
Los Angeles. Cal., O t. 21. A I-1 Chicago, Oct. 21. Charles C. M
t hough there was no session of court Roberts, rerentlv annotated assist-
today in th- McNamar.i trial, it
proved a busy day for all counseled ,
. oh the case. .Judee Hordwell found
t n. to consider numerous recom-
u.-ndations off red by counsel, while
torneys on both :-iues engaged 'n ;
netting urea- masses of evidence to-j
v-l Ci.-l.r4 D..r.. .
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Hie Iowa Le.igue of Commercial
:bs today at Davenport elected
McLean of Dubu-jue i'resi-
R USSIA iV A O VELIS T
VERY ILL AT CAPRI
;,. ;.- -j-
Miiy C.oik. the umous tv-us-
,,. ;. ,., i.at. !. reported to be s-
:o-'a.v I'i at CaTl. whe-
via villi: to; me time
-jc r'ertamed for his recovery,
b - :t.t:C-K--U9 u! atinuoa in the OtiLy IdP.u,; ea.i morals. i :rmer at pres-; not know tne democratic
tr-rt .iLJ' . ..j lJ, ,,:v.i ,',.-,v u,-rir, c,,..n ent, sail Aitfcea today, 'is a con- were absent until after the election.
i ,A- vV -v- -Aw - r- -o avenue tourt. He was arresteu :or - ...,
, ' - - -i- - - - . - r, , .- .. , virion f l j v l n 7 a ri n r r roti. iu i r 3 1 t o r- rw iiipr
i--'-' ss-;.v,-y?VN,i'- -ecs-ii ttnje with;n a w.k ebargeti "s-ees o.i-. k uou;a Le; unit ago. wet. -i. j. -uor.uu .vii-
.'.v tv-yg,.l: ' Jj.'t ji-i -:x hav'i ca-istvi a disturbance a. looked for a little rorth of the sun-jler, attorney, sad his fcister. Led a-1
Forecast Till 7 P. M. Tomorrow, fof i
Rock Island. Davenport, Molina, j
and Vicinity. j
Generally fair and warmer tonight;
and Sunday, frost tonight.
Temperature at 7 a. rn. S7. Highest!
yesterday 56. lowest last night 36. t
Velocity of wind at 7 a. m. 7 miles
Relative linmidity at 7 p. m. 7S,
at 7 a. m. 91.
Stae of water 11 fet. a rise of .5
In last 24 hours.
J. M. SHERIER, Local Forecaster.
(From noon today to noon tomorrow.!
San rets 5.07. rises 6:15: moon rise
6:42 a. m.; 11:25 p. m.. eastern time.
of the snn. the moon not quite cover-
sun's face and thus leaving an j
"annalns." or ring thereof; central j
pata pacs across eastern Asia Into j
the racinc to ew tiomea: wtit.dk
in felted States: 10 a. nr. Testis at '
greatest brilliancy: seen d.iily. sfter :
hl-o'it 4 a. ra.. low ln the enst. !
PUIOAnn PAMDI CDC
Ul 1 I UMUU A r 1 1ll fc mm W V I
-i-tant Chief of Police Orders Men
to s,-our City Many I'mI
i Chicago, Oct. 1' ! . Herman F.
! S. huettier. assistant chief of police,
t ianiprd th Chicago jamb'ins lid ot.
v -erd.ty and for tee Jir-; time
years t iie iscir.s newe servic. m
makers fis shut of! in ill pa:--of
The r-ilt O! the gailibi. rs r'i tt.--
iut.' important of a number of i.'.uh
!. important de tlopments iii ider.t
t j the civil service rommissin ;'f in
vestigation of police protected vice.
Among them were.
Mayor Harrison ordered ".Mike t:
Pike" Heittler to appear on Monday
to show cause why his saloon license
af 40 South Ualsted street should
not be revoked for dir'obeyine clos
Schuettler's men found 0:; t;am
bhr.c pistes abandoned four under
V.uard of policemen in Inspector
Itorman's district also icambbn;:
evidence against two men. who were
1 rspeit or I)orm.i.n. rjuegtioned by
the commission, gave the west side
levee a clean bill of health and said:
"So human being; can do more than
,1 havr doTTW"""""-' "T
Commission investitators found
tpie trail of Labor day gambling
leads uptown to the same source
of business by shutting off telephone
C. G. RVROBERTS IS
KILLED BY A GUIDE
Voim; Chicago Attorney iit Acci
dentally While on Hunting Trip
Near Antioch. III.
aIlt to 1'nited States District Attor-
ny Wilkerson, was accidentally shot
and k;i!e(3 j,y his guide yest-rdav
whlIo hunting near Antioch. 111. Mr.
crloberta and the guide. Benjamin
Cobb of Antioch were sculling across
Grass lake in an attempt to creep
ut tr a raft rf rinrlia nosr t ho rti:H
; f fhc iau vhfln hr.i
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came aTarmed and new up, Cobb rose
an(1 nred The lawyer, w ho had been
. rnuc.hiru, in fpont ,.f Cobb stood en
to hre. but before he had an oppor-
run.ty to do so he had moved with-
i .v,. .r, r r..v.i,-u n v,,-,.v, . v,
guide was shootins. Mr. McRoberts
received the full charge of sl ot. The
bark of his lead was nearly blown
off and death was instantaneous. Mr. j
McRoberts was 3! years old and was
born in Virginia, where his family;
has been distinguished for many gen
erations. He studied law in the
Washington College of Law. lie
leaves a widow.
'PAT' CROWE IS EXILED
Cucbthy Kidnaper tJrderfHl Out of
Town on IVnalty of Jail Term.
I hicago, Oct, 21. '"Mr. Crowe, yo'i
are getting to be a nuisance on the
i.orth side and I in going to fine you
J-t and costs.
I'll remit th
however, oa the condition thut you
keep your prom.ie to leave ChLa:o
iiciore ncxi. i uosuaj u.orii.iii;. ii iue
jo' let- find vou here Tuesdav morning
: o,: n te locked up and the fin, vv .11
a-se-s d. n: uof, w j.otTiratt-
, Mary Killed in Explos en.
Valmcro. Sicily. Oct. 21 An erplo-
iion occiitr.-d ai Tra. or.eHa. It re-
ported : persons were H-ie-i c r in-
'tj 'i'fS; 3 .V-':niciraI Jud' Caverly in 'theVhica- fPuous object for naked eye obs-r-j ;
s --'.vnn Bel iui..i, luiuvuidico alter umi. ii , vine sillier, cooncieu ui t ujuluclvvi
NO STRIKE ON
Vice President Melcher
of Rock Island Road
Awaits Vote Result.
IS NO CHANGE IN WAGE
Official Declares Schedule DoetlSS? "Iffu'SKi
Not Eliminate Overtime, as
Has Been Charged.
Chicago. Oct. 21. Vice President!
?,-r,.,r : ,.,,..., ,;!
AKicner. in cnarte cr trie cceratmc
' denartment of the Rock Island rod.!
declared today that the Dew -agej?l" bills as one payment.
schedule offered the shopmen, who! borrows from fr:kd.
are takine a strike vote, would not!
affect the earning power oi the men. ' borrowed the money from J. K. Scott
"It was charged that in this sched- and Thomas Cox at Rock Island and
u!e which we presented to the shop- denied the charge of counsel for the
men's committee overtime was abol- committee that he had received the
ished." he said. money for his vote for Lorimer. Sen-
is int. ii s iikkoki:. ator Jones subjected Wbeelan to a
"This is untrue. Our scale is as high as sharp interrogation regarding the
before If a vote is being taken we Ko,k Island man's finaucial affairs
are nut alarmed. The men do not an(1 intimated he was not satisfied
wsnt a strik and 1 believe the re-iwln tne explanations on certain
suit will show this. We arc- iu good; Points made today.
condition to cope with a strike sit-1 ''r security.
ni-rum i r.r ninirtrMi
FOR SPIRITUALIST CHURCH
Will of J. T. CrumbaiiKh fiives $OC)..
MMl for First in l'nitl States.
liloomiligion. III.. Oct. 21. requests
of James T. Crumbaueh. wealthy resi-
dent of Leroy, became known with the
r m . . j . i nfnf i vleit fn fnlino R nrlr TalanH onH
nung in me uuciy o.iu veiei uo
au executor s report. One of $2000 1
provides for the establishment of a !
spiritualistic church at Leroy. the nrsn
i i j . at '
in America, ann anotner prooucs lor
n fri hrarv at rov Tor wnicn s nil.
'.',. is bequeathed. Relatives who op-
posed the will, lost their court conirov-
Taken for Embezzlement.
Chicsco. Oct. 21. Joseph Slivka.
treasurer of the Lev Homstead associ-
ation. was arrested today 0n a warrant
cnarging h.m wuh having embezz.ed
$1"J of the association s tunes.
TWO NEW COMETS
He admitted about $700 w.-ts paid to
Saa Joe. Cal.. Oct. 21. Astron-'hiin to cover his expenses in lfejs., and
omers are now. according to Dr. Ait- that he was present at the joint s-es-ken,
of Lick observatory, olervisg . slon of the legislature on March 4,
ur'f coiueia. vue m iuv ni-;isu,wnm tte tnree uemocrauc mem-
ern ak' Portly after sunset and tbeipers absented themselves, thus giving
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will probably remain visible a weekigame in defrauding Thomas Foulkes;
In addition to these two ,
bright cometo. at least four ethers. 1
visible only thrcush tciescopef, are'
Known to Pe in tee ceigt &crhood or.
HIS STORY OVER
Rock Island Representative
Sticks to Statement of
BEFORE LORIMER INQUIRY
Insists Money With Which lie Pur
chases House and Lot Is Bor
rowed From Friends.
Chicago. Olt. 21. Members of the
committee investigating the Lorimer
! Henry L. Wheelan of Rock Island;
with the People's National bank ot
'Rock Island for the year l!O0. The.
i order issued for a statement of
i Wheelan's hank account after Whee- .
! Ian had testified he hud purchased a:
house and lot a few months follow-:
ir.s the Lorimer election, in which.:
transaction he admitted using twelve
Wheelan. however, declared he'murder of Miss Avia Linnell was lor-
AN UNCOMFORTABLE SPHINX
Wbeelan was asked why he had
not given a mortgage to secure the
Scott and Cox notes at the time he
bought the house and lot. '
"Why, I did not give a mortgage
because neither Scott nor Cox asked '
i-z.i.n pitir " n V a r ntoo Torillal "K I
TELLS OK II K.I1 ES VIIT.
During his testimony Wheelan told ;
- " - ' . ..v "
Davenport by John I. Hughes in the j
interest of Lorimer'a candidacy. Fol-I
'u"e . ouiereuec nu xiugnes. ;
W" V Ian Via uonr tA CnrlnoflAlcl !
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anu lucre a uuu. ui ueuiu-.
cratic members of the legislature to,lepe he held Beveral country pastor-
ir i-onuisi. fates, but after his dismissal from the ;
SHIELDS IX DENIALS. 1 institution dropped out of sight. AVhile
Milwaukee. Wis., Oct, 21. Robert J.' in college he figured in a sensational
Shields, mentioned In previous testi- incident when he refused to leave the!
niony as Having Deen employed ny ta-
'u to nave jmea mm until s o clock in
occasions, testified for the senatorial the morning. At that time he anpar-l
inveetigaUon committee yesterday aft- ently had a fit, and it was oniv through ;
ernooa that he had not a8fcisted lm.ithe efforta of fe,,ow stlld;ms who ;
properly in the election of United were called by the family that ho was!
states senator Isaac aiepnenson. we
,'said he had nothing to do with any .
. agreement whereby nines and Ste
phenson were to contribute $53,000
' each to "put over"' the election, or that
, he received $7,500 or any other amount
.'as his share in such work.
oiriiucuouu u....... ... ,
of D anbury, Iowa, was granted a new j
trial today. Miss Miller is charged :
with having obtained eucj of money j
from Fouikes on promising to marry i
AN EFFIGY OF
.Dummy Dangles From a
Tree in Hyannis, Mass.,
MURDER CHARGE MADE
Rev. Richeson Accused of Caus-
ing Death of Former Fiancee,
Refuses a Statement.
Hyannis. Mass.. Oct. 21 An effigy
of Rev. Clarence V. T. Richeson was
bung today from a limb of a tree in
the yard of the Baptist church of
which the clergyman accused of the
merly pastor. On a board nailed to
the foot of the tree was painted these
-words: "Guilty Read Luke 17:2."
Boston, Mass.. Oct. 21. Richeson
has made no statement so far. The
police today learned Richeson dined
last Saturday ut the home of Mrs.
Rjey of Soinerville. According to the
: police. Mrs .Riley said Richeson, while
i ju ner nomPi threw himself on a couch
j and exclaimed that he had lost a dear
, friend and that she died in convul-1
sions. The police wish to know how
.the minister knew this friend died of'
FIGt'KEIJ IX f OI.I.EfJE "5CRAPBS." i
Liberty. Mo., Oct. 21 Rev. C. V. T.
Kicbeson was for several vears a stu-
; dent at William Jewell college here ;
and was exuelled In ISO; in hist senior
vear WDPn he was ih,tected cheating in
.. . ..
13 examination. At that tune he was
a ministerial student and so far as
known ha no oth-r diKcr.dit cinsri
At the college he registered from i
. . i
st jxuis. but His parents address!
a nn T-l,r-li- i i
home of a young woman who is said
induced to leave. The matter wa.s ;
hushed uji to j.revent notoriety. j
ROBBED OF GEMS
Chicago. Oct. 21. Mrs. Warren
Fairbanks of Chicago, wife of tr.e 8on
Cf rorrr.er Vice President Fairbanks.
reporrea io uie pou.ee toqay taai a
bag of jewels worth ?3 0,o00 had
been taken from her on a Pullman
train enroute from Boston to chi-
, cago a 'Kl( ago.
Prisoner Attempts Suicide.
Chicago, Oct. 21. Harry Doyie, a:
prisoner awaiting trial in the county
jail, tried to end h!s life oday by
diving from the fourth ti-r of ceiis,
about 3 foot. lie struck head'
agamet a marnie ocr in t:;e corri-
dor and his skull was fractured.
Others in Touring Party Enjoy
Pastry While Executive Is
BY THE DOCTOR'S ORDERS
Xumber of Speeches Scheduled for
Today in South Dakota, Ln
Edgemont, S. D., Oct. 21. Presi
dent Taft was up before T this morn
ing to make his first speech of a
three days' tour of South Dakota, the
first insurgent state he has traveled
since leaving California. The presi
dent's program calls for stops at
Custer, Deadwood, Lead, Sturgis aud
Rapid City. The president is in the
best of health. Cndoubtedly this is
largely due to a diet which was pre
scribed for him by Major Rhoads of
the army, his official physician. For
instance, the president is denied all
riT 0E OVER OX HIM.
Yesterday for luncheon the cook
baked a savory hot apple pie. Kv
erybody in the car knew it except the
president. They supplied him with
fruit. Then when the midday meal
ended, the conspirators retired to one
of the state rooms, where a table
was set for pin. They feasted royally
on pastry while the president sat
alone, neglected in the observation
end of his car, wondering what had
become of his staff. Kvery day that
pie is on the menu word is passed'
along the line "to stand by." Some:
day the president is going to discover
the deceit that, is practiced upon
him and there is goins to be an awful
ro w . !
n ARK FINED $400
BY FEDERAL COURT
Attorney for Milan "Reformer" Kil
ters Motion for New Trial of
Case by a Jury.
O'p-clal to Th Arifus.)
Poria. 111.. Oct. 21. Rev. William
L. Ciarlc of Milan. 111., convicted by a
jury in the federal court on an indict
metif charging him with sending ob
scene literature through the V'nited
Slates mails, was fined $400 by Judge
Humphrey. Clark's artorney entered
a notice for a new trial, which will be
passed upon later.
Friend L Hall of Rock Island cun
icriei'.ed uickelB for the purpose of
paying his street car fare. The judge
looked at the samples of his work in
evidence and declared it to be a poor
jot) and then sentenced Hall to a term
of six months in the Peoria work
house and ordered him to pay a line
I A. II. Walrath, who stole a number
i of fools belonging to the government
from Rock Island arsenal, was fined
$50 and costs, which he paid.
Next Tuesday was set as the date
for the second trial of Dr. T. J. Lam
ping of Moline, indicted for sending
threatening letters through the mails
to William H. Butterworth of Moline,
whom, it is alleged, he sought to force
tc- pay him $".5.orn on pain of death.
The jury in the first trial of the caso
ROBBERS MURDER A
CARiVll SALOON MAN
Ili-other Is Wound?!, fash Register
Kitted by Three Masked Kau
ri it Who I .'scape".
Carmi, 111.. Oct. 21. Three mask
ed men today entei.-d tho saloon of
John Si haiih at fir i ville. shot, an 1
billed Schaich, woundcJ his biothe"
Andrew Schaich an1 lobhei the ia.-h
register. The robbeis escaped
H. L. SWIFT DIES ON TRAIN
Sn of Chit-ago Ia ker Siu-ciunb !
Whihi Ooiun for hi Hunt. j
Chicago, Oct. 21. Word w as receiv-'
ed yesterday from Milwaukee of the
death on a train of Herbert L Kwlif,
son of Ctstavus F. Swift, the Ch'rago
packer. Mr. Swift, who was year
of age, was on his way to th- v. oods
of northern Wisconsin on a hunting' ex
curS'Oii. D-ath was due to a v.;irf
hear'. He was accomjianiei by Iir. A
V. f.for. also of Chicago.
JUDGE GROSSCUP RESIGNS
K'-fl'ie.is Pi-idem to lulii.se 1 f tut
I ruin Jij(y Nevl A oj.ia.
Chl. ao. Oct. 21. .Tudne lvt-r S.
firo3scup, of the f-(Jeral circuit court
today forw'arde'i his resinati'ii'
Pres: ;eriT. Taft !! fir..--fl thai it
come elective n'-x' Monday.
Mrs Tarlorton Su;s.
Indian -ipolis. Ind , Oct. 2! Mrs.
Booth T ir''ir g".n. wife of t're novelist ;
and p!ajwrih. today filed stilt for Y-
W'th er.-epv w i.' '. 8 f'-r th" ri-'O'l"
of their t ve-year-old child.
! Mrs. Tarkinrton, before her raar-j
rinre. was Mis'? Laurel Fletcher,
dnuth'er of & millionaire hanker ' f
this ( i?;-. At h!s death he left her
a large fortut.e. he is a writer of
State President Brings
Joyous Tidings to Suf
All But 13 of Counties Reported
Canvassed by Campaigners
Louisville, Ky.. Oct. 21. At today
session of the National American
Women Suffrage association presidents
of the state women suffrage organiza
tions were heard. According to the vet
eran campaigners. Indifference ha
been the hardest thing of all to .over
come wherever suffrage has been an
object of propaganda.
ALMOST I'RIHl AIKr.
Mrs. Ella M. Stewart of Chicago
reported that all but 13 of the 10l'
Illinois counties had been canvassed
by suffrage workers and that the
state legislature, at its last session,
almost was prevailed upon to yield.
OI'E KNv1 f 'IT Y II tnTKKW.
Kansas City. Oct. 21 The Kansas
City F.ipial Suffrage club meeting last
night took steps to open downtown
headquarters, from which a lively cam
paign will be waged for votes for wo
men. 1. 1 KOI.I.ETTK IX EI1H AKA.
Lincoln, Neb.. Oct. 21. Steps
looking to perfecting precinct organ
!7ation of the state ln the ititerest
of the candidacy of Senator I.a Fol
lette for the presidency have been
taken by the Nebraska La Follctto
STOLEN MAIL POUCH FOUND
Trail of letters ljeads to Missing
Sack at Monmoiiili, 111.
Monmouth. 111., Oct. 21. A T'nlted
States mall pouch belr.g taken to an
Iowa Central train was stolen from a
truck at the Rurllngton station while
the transfer mau stepped into the ex
press ottice for another xack. loiter a
trail of letters was discovered which
resulted in the sack being found west
of the city. As far a known there wan
little of value In the pouch.
One of Bandit Gang Killed.
Salt Ijike City, Ctah. Oct. 21. Fur
ther particulars of the "shooting up"
of Cokeville, Wyo.. Thursday night by
a gang of rive men show that one of
the gang. Identified as Ld nacon. was
killed. Ilacon was i-hot. through the
heart during a battle between the gnn
and a posse of citizens.
Future King Takes Wife.
Vienna, Oct. 21. Archduke Karl
Franz Joseph and Princess Y.itu of
Parma were married today at the cnr.
tle at Schwarzau. lower Austria, I i
the presence of the emperor and Hng
of Saxony. The bridegroom will one
day become emperor-king of Austria
Fear Further Damage.
La Crosse, Wis., Oc t. 21 Following
recent heavy rains all rivers which
unite In this neighborhood practically
are at the high marks of two weeks
ago, and fears of the damage nc.aiu
entertained The trrcatest possibility
of damage lies at Portage and vlcinit,
on the Wisconsin river.
BUREAU IS FAILURE
4. S- y' n "
zt . J TIT A
Mayor James R Hnnnn, of !
MoiU'-s, la. who ebtabiinhc-d a mu
nicipal matrimonial bureau at
lies Mouien ry hall af '-r r.e.-rai
had written him utr.'nx him to find
thai wi'-s or husbndi, was dinan
po!n' d at th first day's buincas
The mayor wtlted In hi off.ee for
two hours. re;o!y to tie nup'ial knot
fre of charR. but rot on copii
put is an appearance.
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