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SALT LAKE CITY AND DENVER AUGUST 15 1903 Colorado Catholic Twentieth Year
WUIARcmAL RUmON
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I 1 tonmr communication the writer dwelt 071
li truths connected with religion and
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R I 1 ous truths aim science originating from the
in > iMn < b tod can not conflict Truth is one
Ii iwiijicible The primitive truth embodied in
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I f t ih 1 Hebrew prophets consigned to writiug in j
is Catholic and unchangeable Sub
d ln i tin most critical investigation in the name
L 1 WI P M tw ° parallel lines those primitive
I t ui l ill scientific truths never collide The
t tin thirteen articles to which the Hebrew sub
It i < 1 believe with a strong and lively faith
111 I II r i i one God the Creator of all things and
f principle of nil things and the first principle
d L kill N who is belfsufiicient and independent
h tlinit whom no created beings can exist
1h i hi dditiles apostatized from the Patriarchial
in a tsP primary truths one God and creation
Vl t M 1 Mglit of and all their philosophers denied
Cr ilil and the unity of the Godhead This denial
i i pantheism which permeates all modern error
11 ulh L was included in all infidel works of the last
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POIOTMI which makes the universe
taken as a
t l MI is a denial of the first article of the Hebrew
l < intuii faith When pressed to its logical
iUIfl i ii ii a denial of God But this denial is
v to the primitive tradition and the faith of
f iiiniiii iace in all ages 1 believe in God the
11 1 i > f licnvcn and earth and all things
in imp once more from the thirteen articles of
ii ki1i < reed we have articles o and 4 explaining
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1i J 10 faith that God is an incorporeal being he has
IlidIy quality of any kind whatever hicli cither j
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4 I rnial and nil beings except himself hind
i pinning i for God is the beginning aud end
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r 1 ii as to satisfy their system of pholosophy
li11 i j i prior to the bold denial of the atheist
V 101 rci 1 the burden of proof that his philoso i
r rnch fxluc1 God from creation or the begin
t t all things is true science They confess their
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n ot the origin of the nnivcrse He
p II ii 1 thfC theories which were the only ones I
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r I said in his heart there is no God
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hat was not already bolieved The
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I the overwhelming majority of the
1 1 lid 1 of all learning to be convinced I
Hid nhilosonhers in every age con
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Iiued after the great Gentile apos
Xi d I away from the traditional truths
nd J by the patriarchs and afterward
1 igoguc The Israelites ever faith
f I Ilonal truth which came from father
I I S 1 the faith untarnished down to the
r 11 1 hd were never abandoned by their
Inlll < j was contained in the original reve
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tlI i jl ihe ninth article of the creed to
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jSt Patricks Cathedral r tow York the Scene
of An Imposing Ceremony
I New York Aug 12Wjth all the
ceremonial which the Roman Catholic
church assumes on festal occasions
I the Most Rev John M Farley arcn
bishop of the New York archdiosese
was invested with the
pallium at the
I hands of the Most Rev Mgr Diomedes
Palconlo apostolic delegate to the
United States in St Patricks cathedral
today
The priests and laymen composing
the guard of honor assembled in the
diocesan house and marched to the
archepiscopal residence where the pie I
lates joined them
When Archbishop Fancy after the
march from the archepiscopal residence
reached the main entrance of the cath
edral he was met by the Rev Father
Lavelle rector of the cathedral He
was also blessed with holy water and I
incense The procession then proceeded
down the middle aisle and when the
main altar was reached the ceremony
of reception was sung and the arch
bishop took his seat on the throne
The priests of the diocese in the or
der of seniority approached and ten
dered allegiance
After pontifical mass celebrated by
Bishop John J OConnor of Newark
N J and a sermon by Bishop B J
McQuaid of Rochester the papal bull
of appointment was read by Father
Lavelle Then came the receiving of the
papal blessing the immersion of the
pallium by Mgr Falconio assisted by
the Rt Rev Mgr John Edwards and
an address by the clergy an address
by the lajty and a reply by Arch
bishop Parley
Archbishop Parley was born in Ner
ton Hamilton County Armagh lie
land on April 2P 1SS2 He received his
education at St Macartens College
Monaghan St Johns College New
York St Josephs Seminary in Troy I
and in the American College at Rome
It was on June 11 1S70 after finishing
his course at Rome that Archbishop
i T Farley was ordained
to the priesthooct
L l 1 in that city
I Returning to this country he went
to St Peters Church at New Brighton
Staten Island ns assistant pastor A I
few months later he was made head of
the parish In 1872 he was appointed
by Pope Leo to succeed Bishop Mc I
Nierney as secretary to Cardinal Mc
Closkey Honors weie showered him
faster after this Inl 1884 lie was mace I
I private chamberlain to Pope Leo with j
the title of Monsignor In 1891 he be I
came vicargeneral of the archdio
cese of New Yoik the following year
domestic prelate to Pope Leo and in I
1S95 auxiliary bishop of New York I
On the death ot Archbishop Corrignn
in May 1902 all eyesturned to Auxil
iary BishopFarley as his probablesuc
cessor He was the unanimous choice
of priests and bishops and his name
headed both lists sent to Rome from
this country He was promoted to the
archbishopric on September 157 1902
POPE PIUS BETTER
Almost Entirely Recovered From
Fainting Spell of Tuesday
Rome Aug 12The Pope thismorn
ingleft his apartments for the first I
time since his fainting spell going for
a walk in the Vatican gardens He re
mained in the open air for about two
hours and returned to the palace feel
ing much better All that remains of
yesterdays collapse a slight feeling
of lightness in the head
Doctors Lapponi and DaVeneiiza vls
ired Pope Pius today and though they
found him almost entirely recovered
continued to recommend that he should
take a rest and an abstention from all
work
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mulation of work that it will kill me
to catch up said the Pope in reply I l
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n 0MB Aug 9The ceremony of the
ROME of Pope Pius X took
Place today n the basi1ic of St
Peters in the presence of the princes
and with all the solemnity and splen
dor associated with this the most mag
nificent rite in the Roman Catholic
church
As Cardinal Macchi the dean of the
cardinal deacons placed the triple I
crown on the head of the venerable
pontiff the throng of 70000 persons
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gathered within the cathedral burst I
into unrestrained acclamations the j
choir intoned a hymn of triumph and
the bells of Rome rang out a joyful I
Deal I
Gorgeous Scene
It is years since the Romans and Eu
rope assisted at such a function as was
held in St Peters today The great
basilica popularly supposed never to
have been quite full was overflowing
with humanity The papal throne ow
ing to a bewildering mixture of gold
red and silver was erected in front of
the fcigh altar As contrary to custom
on these ceremonious ocasions there
were no galleries ihe basilica bore more
of its normal aspect On the altar
which was dressed in white stood the
famous silver and gold candlesticks
and magnificent crucifix All the avail
able standing space within the cath
edral was divided into sections by
wooden barriers which to a certain er
tent kept the vast crowd in order I
In the early hours after sunrise a
thick fog hung over Rome and one
bank of the Tiber could not be seen I
from the other while from the Angelo
bridge one seemed to look into a fath
omlesn abyss instead of the river The I
effect was especially magnificent on en j
tering the piazza of St Peters At
times Michael Angelos great dome dis I
appeared completely from view while
at others it appeared through an over
flowing mist The morning wore on I
and the fog disappeared and the sun
shone with all its intfnsity until it be
came unbearably hot and the stones
columns and statutes seemed to radi
ate the heat on the thousands waiting
to enter thechurch
Rush For the Doors
At C am the ringing of bells an
nounced the imminent opening of the
doors and a commotion at once began
among the crowd But ten minutes
had fo elapse before the doors were
opened and each seemed a century to
the waiting crowd which for hours had
been standing before the closed portals
The police and Italian soldiery had a
difficult task to maintain order as the
crushing and fatigue had begun to tell
on the patience of the people
When the doors were opened the in
rush was terrific many who started
from thG bottom of the steps outside
being lifted off their feet and carried
into ihe cathedral It was a great hu
man torrept let loose thousands of people
rushing crushing and squeezing
amid pIe screams protests gesticulations I
and cries for help But once in the j I
cathedral there was > no escape and the j i
be
compactness of the crowd proved to
the safety of those who were caught
in it Women fainted in comparatively I
large numbers and even men were over
heat but no serious accidents
by
come
were reported Fortunately there were j
present After their
few children
very the people had further long I
entrance of waiting and it Is computed
hours were on their feet altogether
the majority 4
that
together ten hours before ths cere
monies
Notables Out in Force
Those who had received special invi
tations including the high ecclesiastics
who were not participants in the pro
cessions the diplomats and the Roman
aristocracy had a reserved entrance
the sacristy of St Peters
through
Prince Massimo arrived accompanied
Princess Bea
by his dauchterinlau
trice the daughter of Don Carlos and
they were given prominent seats Duke
Robert of Parma was the only other
member of a royal family to attend
Among the aristocracy there was a
great mixture of those Roman nobles
who remain faithful to the papacy ann 1
those adhering to the quiripal Sir
Thomas Esmonde representing the
Irish parliamentary party was received
by two knights of he cape and swoid
one F C McNutt an American ind
conducted to the diplomatic enclosure
Inside the Vatican palace there was
no less movement and bustle as the
papal procession composed of about
500 persons all of whom had gathered
early in the apostolic palace was
formed
Pius X Tranquil
The pope seemed to be the only tran
quil one among the multitude He rose
unusually early and took a stroll in the
Vatican garden Then he allowed him
self to be dressed by the cardinals
He evidenced no nervousness and even
said jokingly to the master of cere
monies who the other day suggested
that he should use the plural form in
speaking of himself We feel very
well this morning but we may be dif
ferent on returning from our corona
tion
Just before entering the sedia gesta
toria he asked for his spectacles and
when the master of ceremonies dis
creetly answered that his holiness
I would look better without them he I
said I have no desire to appear what
I am not and in fact he wore them
during the entire ceremony
The procession was a long time in
getting under way but afterwards as
it moved through the magnificent halls
and corridors of the Vatican it recalled
former days when all was color and I
picturesqueness within he palace
The pope was the central figure in the
long procession White robes and the
mitre were worn without an effort
making a vivid contrast to those mem
orable occasions when Pope Leo XIII
wore them for Leo seemed always un
able to support their weight Over the
pontiffs head a canopy was held by
eight men while the historic ostrich
feather fans with peacock tips gave a
touoh of barbaric splendor to western
eyes
Surrounding Pope Pius were the
noble guards in new red uniforms and
gleaming helmets and carrying swords
j while in front marched the cardinals
j I i a gorgeous bit of color with many
j handsome faces among themthe car
i dinal bishops in their capes the cardi
I nal priests wearing chasubles and the
cardinal deacons in their delmatics
Another ligure which evoked murmurs
of admiration and craning of necks
was the chaplain in his crimson cape
proudly bearing the cushion on which
reposed the famous triple crown so
soon to rest on the head of Pius X
Seated on the Throne
He was accompanied by the pontifi
cal jeweler and by a special guard
composed of Swiss and was followed
by the choir of the Sistine chapel
Before leaving the Vatican the pope
went to the Sistine chapel to worship
before the sacrament exposed therein
then he passed through the sala regia
and the Constantine staircase into the I I
portico of the basilica He there seat
ed himself on a throne erected directly
before the holy dbor and with seats
around for the members of the sacred
college the chapter of St Peters and
the papal court At the right of the
throne stood Prince Orsini the assist
ant to the papal throne who withdrew
his recent resignation of the post in
order to participate in the function I I
Immediately beside the pope were the
major domo Mgr Cagaino the master I
of the chamber Mgr Bisletl the mas
ter of ceremonies Mgr Riggi and Dr
Papponi The pontiff was very pale
but composed
The low ceiling sent back an exquis
ite echo of the Tues Petrus sung by
the Sistine choir whose voices were I
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htaid outside in the piazza of SI Pe
ters Cardinal Rampolla advancing
with dignity knelt at the foot of the
pope He then said I offer an act
of obedience to your holiness and wish
you a glorious und prosperous pontifi
cate The cardinal recalled that the
bodies of the first pope and of St Paul
rested in the basillcai Which fact he I
said < was of gopd augury for the work
of the new he1d ofthe Catholic church
Sarto Deeply Touched I
The pontiff was visibly touched and
answering in a trembling vpice warm
ly thanked the cardinals for their well
wishes Good Wishes he said are
extremely preciouSi
The procession then reformed and
proceeded the door of the basilica
through which Pius X gave an almost
terrorstricken glance whispering to
Dr Papponi Shall I ever be able to
go through with it 7
The people in the basilica had in the
meantime become impatient and whm
the gleaming cross which preceded the S
cortege was seen it was greeted with
great applause On the appearance of
the pontiff himself it seemed as though
the people would seek to carry him in
their arms so great was their enthu
siasm Cries of Pius Our Pope Our
Father and Long Live Pius X were
raised notwithstanding the large pla
cards posted all over the basilica say
ing Acclamations are forbidden
Leaflets to the same effect were dis
tributed among the crowd The cries
continued until the pontiff was com
pelled to rise and bless the multitude
and at the same time he made a sign
for more reverential behavior Silence
was enforced when the choir announced
its entrance with the Sccesacerdos
Magnus which were accompanied by
the sweet notes of the silver trumpets
Ancient Ceremony
A quaint ceremony was then carried I I
out The master of ceremonies knelt
three times before the pontiff each
time lighting a handful lof hemp which
surmounted a silver torch and as the
flames flashed and went out he said
Holy Father thus passeth away the
glory of the world
The procession then proceeded the
popes face meanwhile Illuminated by
a smile At theChapel or tee Sacra
ment there Was another halt finn MB
holiness left the sedan chair and prayed i
at the altar On reentering the chair
he was Carried to the Chapel of St
Gregory where he officiated at mass
being assisted by Cardinals Macchi Di
Pietro Segpa and Vanputelli Then
the cardinals donned their silver capes
and white mitres and the pope was
borne to the throne amid renewed ac
clamations and waving of handker
chiefs and hats
I Then was presented a magnificent
picture to which no pen could do jus
tice The central ilaure was the vener
able pontiff seated on the throne Two
lines of cardinals clad in silver and
scarlet reached tothe high altar with
its burden of burning candles and sa I
cred vessels while around stood the 1 I
papal guards the pQntifical court
monks and officials The cathedral was
ihiuminat d with twinkling lights while
the marble cplumns and walls rendered
the color sch ine more vivid Overhead
was the most magnificent dome in the
world up to which floated the harmony
of the music
St Peters Crypt
From the throne Pius X surrounded
by his suite walked to the high altar
standing over the crypt of St Peter
into wnich meanwhile Cardinal Macchi
descended pray The altar was sur
mounted by baldachino supported by
four historic bronze pillars taken from
the pantheon The appearance of the j
pope in that elevated position called for
anoth r burst of enthusiasm The pope
then blessed tlie altar and after saying j
the Indulgentiagm the maniple a i I
symbol of th > cord with which Christ
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was bound on his capture was plaed
with grjpat cerpmony ijppn the popes
arm AJ the same tfnie prayers for the t
coronation were recited by Cardinals I
I Vannutelli Mocenni 4gliardiand Sa
tolli Returning from the Cfypti Car
dinal Macchi placed upon the Shoul
ders of the pope the pontifical l palium
and attached it with three golden jev
eled pins saying Receive this sa red
I pallium as a symbol of the fullness of
the pontifical office in honor of Al
mighty God the most glorious I irfin
Mary his mother the blessed Apostle
St Peter and St Paul and Ilia fly
Roman Catholic church
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Mass was then celebrated with jrcat
pomp and ceremony tim voice tf tp
pope becoming gradually more firm un
til it was even audible in the nost ais
tant corner of theTimense fharch
Following this Carliml 1 Mac h per
I formed the rite of incensing hp r < pe
whom he subsequently kissed 1 three
times on the cheek and chest as did
I Cardinals Signa and Vannutelli
On the popes return to the throne
J the cardinals offered their last obe
dience to the pontifi kissing his hands
I and feet and receiving an embrace by
him twice in turn The bishops an l
I archbishops kissed his foot and right
knee while the abbots kissed only his
foot The holy father then walked to
the shrine of St Peter for the culmin
ating rites of the extremely fatiguing
ceremony
The whole sacred college gathered
about the pope singing palestrinas
corona aurea super caput ejus while
the choir burst forth into song Car
dinal Macchi then recited the Pater
noster and offered the following
prayer
Omnipotent and ever eternal 3od
grant thy servant Pius X grace to
fruitfully govern thy church so that
he who by thy clemency becomes and
is crowned as father of kings and rec
tor of all the faithful through thy wise
dispensation may govern well
Amen rang out from all corners of
the cathedral from the choir the peo
ple the clergy and the patricians
Received Triple Crown
Cardinal Deacon Segna then raised
the pontiffs mitre and Senior Cardinal
Deacon Macchi placed on the white
head the triple crown At this moment
the church was filled with the ringing
of bells the blowing of silver tminn I
ets the triumphant strains of the ch r
and the acclamations of the multitude
which could not be suppressed When
comparative silence had been restored
Cardinal Macchi addressed the pope in
Latin as follows
Receive the tiara ornament with
three crowns Remember thou art fa
ther of princes and kings the rector of
the world the vicar on earth of our
Savior Jesus Christ
Amen again burst forth from the
concourse
Pope Pius was almost overcome and
had scarcely strength left to impart
the apostolic benediction Cardinals
Macchi and Segna granted plenary in
dulgence to all present and the pro
cession then reformed and left the ba
silica in the same form asit came
The pope was visibly fatigued and
his right hand shook as he raised it
time after time to bestow his blessing
When the ceremony was over all the
exits to the basilica were opened and
within less than an hour the hall was
empty
Strong as Pius X is physically he
supported the ordeal of his coronation
today perhaps with less fortitude than
did Leo XIII when he was crowned al
though Leo was merely a shadow of a
man But he possessed a will whiin
nothing could break This evening
when the pontiff received the Duke of
Parma he said to him Not counting
the election today was the most tro
mendousexperience of my life I must
find a way to stop tao noise in the
church It is an offense against te
Jigion
United States SenatorNewlands 0 has
contributed 50 for the purchase of a I
bell for the Catholic church at Wmne
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I JON 6 AAM BROOKS
ON SOCiAL UNRfST
Catholic World Magazine For August
KFr Brooks has collected in a volume of four hun
dred pages a mass of facts and opinions on the subject
of social unrest which condensed into a few words is
a brief in the case of labor against capital iATostf of
the matter is in the form of a running commentary on
the conditions of the present day without tho cus
tomary set phrases of argument in fact the reader
is left in doubt as to any possibility of a cure for tho
trouble as the author himself is by no means sure >
that he has discovered any solution
3fr Brooks thinks the social unrest is due to thf
widespread extension of education Modern political
liberty has magnifipd the wants of the human race
and he sees only a partial cure as possible for he says
page 96 > Popular education and the spread of demo
cratic ideas evidently introduced influences cal
culated in their very nature to stimulate the
feelings out of which unrest grows It would1 I
puzzle one to conceive a more fertile breed
ing place of unsatisfied desires than that
vhieh present facilities offer c Though in then
coming sixty years the affluence of wealth multiply
our material prosperity an hundredfold is it to be ex
pected that the margin of unquenched desires willb04
narrower We seem likely to the end of
time to be whipped on by a multitude of wants that
will overtop every means to gratify them This is a
hopeless outlook and when lie shows how the primi
tive races still abide in contentment while the eduT
ca ted races rush on madly to unrest and suicide i
caused by the check on their unsatisfied longings I ono
cannot help thinking that the old adage where ignor
ance is bliss tis folly to be wise contains a whole
some truth for the modern world to learn 3Ir Brooks
thinks industrial equality in the form of socialism
will some day be realized just as equality has been
realized in the domains of religion and politics Here
the intelligent Catholic can scarcely follow him It J
has grown clear he says p 103 that when a cer
tain slate of civilization has been reached roiii s
and political inequalities are felt to be socially mis
clricvouP7To a Catholic the rebellion author 1
ity Ill religion is i rather fb he l regarded as a calamity r > < w c
one of the worsif that has ever befallen the human
race rather than a true liglit to guide the modern
world into industrial freedom One cannot omit he
continues from the causes of unrest the slow decay
of authority in religion And he shows in a fierce
light the atheism of the original socialist leaders
Liobknacht amongst others who said in 1875 r It is I
our duty as socialists to root out the faith in God with
all our zeal nor is any one worthy the name who doe i
not consecrate himself to the spread of atheism
Schall the Stuttgart leader also We open war upon
God because He is the greatest evil in the world
True indeed the leaders do not talk so now Is it be
cause they haye changed Not at all But these
jaunty critics Mr Brooks says saw how deep a hold
religion had on the masses and when they could not J
disillusionize them they changed their policy so that
they could the more readily manipulate them Fine
leaders of a new and great principle But in spite of J
this duplicity social unrest has grown by their agita
tion and Mr Brooks enumerates the causes Ed ca
t ol machinery employers rich and laborers poor
state charters for privileges given to the favor d few
light taxes on the rich heavy taxes on the common
people growth of trusts and corporations fact t
aU the causes which make for industrial in quality
and the conviction that labor is not getting its just
share of its energies while capital is getting too
much loss of faith in the regulation of these evils
by the state and worst of all distrust of the courts
of justice as being the hirelings of wealth The chap
ter on machinery is worth reading as it s oms the
story of a magician What a laborer took ten hours
to perform by hand in the removing cotton seeds
from one and onehalf pounds of cotton he now by
machines removes in the same time from six thousand
pounds A steam shovel does in eight minutes what J
I a hand shovel did in ten hours One stonecrusher 1
does the work of six hundred men Upon an old hand
loom one man could weave forty yards in a week
today by machine sixten hundred yards
Small wonder that an unrest has entered the ranks j
of labor when machines are daily throwing thousands
out of the labor it took them a lif time to learn l Mr
Brooks thinks socialism the only answer to tile present i
industrial inequalities but like most socialists he j
has only meagre plans He thinks partial remedies will
be applied as the struggle goes on but they will be sat
isfactory only for a time They are briefly legisla
tion cooperation division of stock and profits com j
pulsjory arbitration of strikes workinginens pensions
last of all and the most radical what he calls the abol 1
ishing of capital namely There is today no clearly
conceived socialism that does not aim ffrst of all at i
the socializing of the three rents If socialism were j
to triumph and be carried to logical completeness no
individual could draw a pennys income from interest
rent or profits These would pass to the community
So to organize industry that the couponmonger in
every form shall be suppressed is the raison detre of
socialism page 27Q These political experiments
more or less dangerous arc all in the present pro
gramme of the socialist leaders Mr Brooks ac
knowledges that all the schemes for making a Utopia
for humanity in tho past have failed and the social
ists can ppinb < to no fact in history which justifies any
hope that their promises now can be fulfilled In fact
ho admits that there is in human nature an innate

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