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St. Helens mist. (St. Helens, Or.) 1913-1933, July 31, 1914, Image 6

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!l"WcfTT, OREGON
INDUSTRIES:
LOCATION:
In the Northwestern part of Oregon, on the Columbia
River, with about 70 miles of river front.
AREA:
About 700 square miles. 422,512 acres.
TILLABLE LAND:
15,726 acres. This is land that is actually in cultivation
and cleared, exclusive of town lots.
NON-TILLABLE LAND:
406.766 acres, which includes all timber where there is
more than 100,000 feet on a quarter Bection, also all log
ged off land which is not suitable for and in no condition
for cultivation.
TIMBER:
About seven and one half to eight billion feet.
ASSESSED VALUE OF TIMBER: $11,467,180.
ASSESSED VALUE OF TILLABLE LAND: $911,355.
TOTAL ASSESSED VALUATION OF ALL PROPERTY:
$18,000,000.
MILES OF COUNTY ROADS:
500 miles, some of which is in first class condition, some in
fair condition and some in very poor condition,
MILES OF RAILROADS:
About 125 miles which includes the main line of the S. P.
& S. and the various logging roads.
POPULATION:
Census of 1910 gives 10,580 but a careful estimate this
year gives it at least 15,000.
CLIMATE:
Temperate. During the summer the thermometer rarely
reaches 100 in the shade and in the coldest weather of
winter zero weather is almost unknown. During the
winter months there is considerable rain, but not too much.
Just enough to insure crops. Crop failures are unknown. '
PRODUCTS:
Fruits of all kinds, especially apples, pears, plums and
berries; Grain and grasses; garden truck of all kinds and
dairying.
SHIPPING:
Ship's from all parts of the world carry Columbia County
products down the Columbia River and to the markets
of the world. A through line of Railroads traverse the
county from the North to the South. River boats carry
local products to local markets at low rates.
LAND:
Thousands of acres of first class land can be purchased at
reasonable prices upon which are stumps left from the
timber operations. This land is especially suited for
farming, fruit raising and dairying.
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Lumlorinr and timber is the principal ir.diihtiy; th((
imr about twonty-flvo saw millu. Salmon lMjR
Columbia River isalaoun important industry, j,.
and fruit rawing; Stone quarrylnR; Ship l.uiMin,, ml
kinds of lumber manufacturing plant.
orroirruNiTiivS:
There aro fire opportunities f" the hii.uII farmer, dii
man. fruit grower and trurk unrdcrnT. AIh.i o iiwiilN
choice di'ep waltT Hi(es for n niiufurt ut plm.ti.
TUK DIll.TA (lAUDKNS:
lJ.OiM cf" of low land nlon the Columbia River sh
have r.'cently been dyked ami aro now in hinh m(
cultivation expermlly adapted to growinK of Vouelablc
hiiiiiII fruits.
S'.;hl)t)I!:
Four slamhird llith ScIiooIh; Grudu ncIiooU 1 0
locality.
ClIUUi'lII:
Nearly all denominations represented.
TIIK COUNTY OFFICKKS.
Circuit Juiln'M. J. U. Ciinipltell and J. A. I'jtlln
District Attorney, W. l. Dillnrd
County Jude, W. A. Unrris
(ounty Clerk. II. E. Ijiltnre
Slierilf. A. K. Thompwtn
Assessor, C. W. ninkeslcy
Sclio.il SuMrintendent, J. H. Wilkemon
Treasurer, R. S. Haltart
Coroner, F. II. ShcrwoiMl
Surveyor, Geo. Conyers
Commissioners, John Farr, Iniis Flulin-r.
CITIFS, TOWN, AND POST OFFICES:
nd
ST,
HELENS
A city on the Columbia River, 98 miles from Portland, with a population
of 2500 people. The County Seat of Columbia County. A Four year
Standard Hikh School. Methodist, Congregational, Episcopal ami
Catholic Churches. All the leading fraternal orders. Gravity water
system owned by the city sufficient to supply a city of 10,000 peo L'.
Electric lights, graded and macadamized streets, Bowers. Principal
industries are lumbering, shipbuilding, creosoting, stone quarrying,
fishing and shipping. Two large baw mills with a capacity of 2.10,0(10
feet per day; more than 5 million feet of lumber shipped each month;
several large ocean going vessels built each year; timber treated with
creosote and shipped all along the coast. Two big stone quarries and
rock crushing plants in continuous operation. An average of IKK) tons
of Columbia River Salmon caught and marketed. A farming country
back of it that cannot be excelled in the world. Several new business
blocks now under construction. Five miles of sewer being built.
A PAY ROLL OF NEARLY $100,000 PER MONTH.
Many beautiful and attractive homes.
St. Helens Rainier Clatskanie Iloultog
Scappoose Warren Deer Island Coble
Yankton Vernonla Mist (Juinrj ,
Mayger Maisblund Columbia City IteuWd
Apiary Hudson Prescolt Trwihok
Inglis
Cl'lY OFFICERS OF ST. HELENS
Mayor A. W. Mueller
CutiNCil.MKN --N. O. Iarahce, Cliaa. Grulmn. M. Smoi,
11. Morgus
City Attoknky J. W. Day
Ki-roitiiKU- E. K. Quick
Mausiiai-s- J. L. Chittem, L. L. Decker
TKRAStiKKR H. P. Walklns
Watkk Commission-L. E. Allen, J. W. Aikvn, Robert
Dixon. E. A. Crouse, John Pringle
Water StiCKitiNTKNDENT Chas. Lope
Fire Chief L. E. Allen
STRAIGHTENING AND WIDEXLN G OP COUNTY ROAD
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feet; thence following a 28o curve to the right 119.6 feet; thence North 4O0
06' East 116.8 feet; thence following a 38o curve to the right 361. 8 feet;
thence South 2o 25' East 40 feet; thence following a 2 80 curve to the left
198.2 feet; thence South 67o 65' East 97.3 feet; thnce following a :So curve
to the left 171.1 feet; thence North 67o 05' East 286.5 feet; thenca follow
ing a 3 80 curve to the left 164.1 feet; thence North lo 25' West 92.8 feet;
thence following a 38o curve to the right 473.7 feet; thence South lo 25'
East 60 feet; thence following a 660 curve to the left 1J4 5 feet; thence
South 87o 65' East 104.3 feet; thence following a 3 80 curve to the right
164.6 feet; thence South 25o 26' East 69.7 feet; thence following a 28o
curve to the left 110.7 feet; thence South 660 25' East 370.5 tent; thence
following a 660 curve to the left 122.3 feet; thence North 65o 05' Rntt
6 feet; thence following a 28o curve to the right 325 feet; thence South 33o
55' East 94.7 feet; thence following a 20o curve to the left 275 feet; thence
South 880 65' East 165.3 feet; thence following a 24o curve to the right
302.8 feet; thence South 16o 60' East 122.9 feet; thence following a 24o
curve to the right 116.7 feet; thence South llo 46' West 64.6 feet; thence
following a 660 curve to the left 171.7 feet; thence South 84o 25' EaBt 86
feet; thence following a 2 60 curve to the right 185.9 feet; thence South 36o
05' East 30.6 feet; thence following a 660 curve to the left 175 feet; thence
following a 2 80 curve to ther Ight 203.6 feet; thence South 7 7o 05' West
239.9 feet; thence following a 24o curve to the right 674.2 feet; thence
South 60o 44' West 258.2 feet; thence following a 48o curve to the left
281.2 feet; thence South 74o 16' East 193.4 feet; thence following a 15o
curve to the left 100 feet; thence South 89o 16' East 82.1 feet; thence fol
lowing a 27o curve to the right 407.4 feet; thence following a 660 curve to
the left 366.1 feet; thence following a 28o curve to the right 256 feet;
thence North 67o 24' East 107.3 feet; thence following a 24o curve to the
right 104.4 feet; thence South 87o 36 East 132.9 feet; thence following
a 38o curve to the left 168.4 feet; thence North 28o 24' West 136.2 feet;
thence following a 28o curve to the right 159 feet; thence North 72o 64'
East 110.1 feet; thence folowing a 38o curve to the left 147.4 feet; thence
North 16o 64' East 314.7 feet; thence following a 24o curve to the right
108.3 feet; thence North 42o 54' East 47 feet; thence following a 28o curve
to thel eft 105.4 feet; thence North 13o 24' West 60.8 feet; thence follow
ing a 20o curve to the right 115.1 feet; thence North 860 25' East 72.7 feet;
thence following an 80 curve to the left 137.6 feet; thence North 25o 25'
East 27.9 feet; thence following a 20o curve to the right 106 feet; thence
North 46o 25' East 271.9 feet; thence following a 2 80 curve to the right 126
feet; thence North 81o 26' East 684.6 feet; thence following a 20o curve
to thel eft 200 feet; thence North 41o 25' East 140.7 feet: thencef olio wing
a 2 80 curve to the right 254.9 feet; thence South 67o 12' East 1476.8 feet;
thence following a 20o curve to the right 191 feet; thence South 29o 0' Etst
439 feet; thence following a 22o curve to the left 210.7 feet; thence South
75o 21' East 831.2 feet; thence following a 90o curve to the left 110 feet
thence North 14o 39' East 172.6 feet; thence folowing a 90o curve to the
right 100 feet; thence South 75o 21' East 362.7 feet; thence South 75o 16'
East 656.2 feet; thence South 74o 12' East 201.7 feet; then) South 74o
8' East 2010.1 feet; thence following a 28o curve to the left 128.6 feet;
thence following a 29o curve to the right 128.8 feet; thence South 72o 63'
East 327.3 feet; thence following a 2 80 curve to the right 113.9 feet;
thence following a 26o curvo to the left 141.1 feet; thence South 77o 39'
East 4.7 feet; thence following a 29o curve to the right 107.8 feet; thence
following a 12o curve to the left 109 feet; thence South 69o 28' East 462.6
feet; thence following a 3o curve to the right 201 feet; thence South 63o
26' East 27.1 feet; thence following a 60 curve to the left 175 feet; thence
South 63o 56' East 215.6 feet; thence following a 20o curve to the right
91.7 feet; thence South 4 60 36' East 107.1 feet; thence following a 20o
curve to the left 255.8 feet; thence North 83o 16' East 105.0 feet; thenre
following a28o curve to the right 264.6 feet; thence following a 28o curve
to thel eft 111.7 feet; thence South 64o 03' East 113 feet; thenci folloriig
a 20o curve to the left 170.8 feet; thence South 880 13' East 81 feet; thence
following a 2 80 curve to the right 197.3 feet; thence following a 28o curve
to the left 121.1 feet; thence South 660 66' East 187.6 feet; thence follow
ing a 20o curve to the right 161.3 feet; thence South 34o 39' East 4302.6
feet; thence following a 16o curve to the lef t200 feet; thence South 660
89' East 195 feet; thence folowing a 14o curve to the left 221.7 feet; tnence
South 36o 36' East 70 feet; thence following a 28o curve to the right (0.1
feet; thence following a28o curve to the left 120.2 feet; thence following
a 2 80 curve to the right 57.6 feet; thence South 36o 21' East 850.8 feet;
thence following a 12o curve to left 181.4 feet; thence South 680 7' East 7
feet; thence folowing a 12o curve to ther ight 184.9 feet; thence South 36o
66' East 12 feet; thence following a 20o curve to the left 160.6 feet; thence
following a 24o curve to the right 64.7 feet; thence South 52o 33' East
283.4 feet; thence following a 60 curve to ther ight 446 feet; thence South
2 60 61' East 827 feet; thence following a lOo curve to the right 470 feet;
thence South 21o 14' West 446.4 feet; thence following a 22o curve to the
left 116.7 feet; thence South 4o 27 East 11.4 feet; thence following a 29o
curve to the right 176.4 feet; thence following a 20o curve to the left 127.6
feet; thence South 21o 11' West 195.8 feet; thence folowing a 12o curve
to the left 460 feet; thence South 33o 32' East 71.6 feet; thence following
a 12o curve to ther Ight 208.3 feet; thence South 80 32' East 80.3 feet;
thence following a 12o curve to the right 147.9 feet; thence South 9o 13'
West 129.9 feet; thence following a 28o curve to tho rlKlit 282.7 fnet;
thence South 880 23' West 26.8 feet; thence folowing a M!o curve lo tho
left 176.8 feet; thence South lOo 37' Kaat 12.2 feet; thenre following a 2So
curve to the right 100 feet; thence South 17o 23' West 31.6 feet; thence
following a 660 curve to the left 80.3 feet; thence South 27o 37" S. 10. 75.2
feet; thence folowing a 2Ko curve to the right 95.1 feet; thnccn South lo
00' East 107.2 feet; thence following a 12o curve to the rlKht 217.4 feet;
theuce South 25o 05' West 212 feet; thencef ollowlng a lOo curve to tflt
right 86.7 feet; thence South 3 80 45' West 10t;.2 feet; thence following
a 660 curve to the left 120.6 feet; thence South 33o 45' KiiHt 110 3 feet;
thence folowing a28o curve to the right 205.4 f,('1; thence South 23o 45'
West 404.7 feet; thencef ollowing a 2Ko curve to the right 100 feet; thence
South 51o 45' West 32.6 feet; thence following a 6 Co curve to the left 127.1
feet; thence South 19o 25' East 115.3 feet; thence following a 2Ki, curve
to ther ight 172 feet; thence South 28o 45' West 206.1 font; thencn follow
ing a 20o curve to the left 119.2 feet; thence South 4o 55" West 330.3 feet;
thence following a 38o curve to the loft 80.7 feet; thence South 25o 45' Knst
262.5 feet; thence folowing a 60 curve to the right 177.8 feet; thencn South
15o 5' East 161.6 feet; thence following a llio curve to the right 129.2 feet;
thence South 5o 35' West 262.6 feet; thence following a 80 curve to the
left 107.3 feet; thence South 3o 00' East 198.7 feet; thence following a lOo
curve to the left 106.7 feet; thence South 13o 40' East 131.7 feet; thence
following a 12o curve to ther Ight 329.2 feet; thence South 2ro 60' West
110.8 feet; thence following a 56o curvo to the left 84.5 feet; thence iiouth
21o 30' East 52.5 feet; thence following a 2 80 curve to the rUht 158.9
feet; thence South 23o 00" West 47.6 feet; thence following a r.tio curvo
to the left 77.7 feet; thence South 20o 30" EnHt 137.7 feet; thence following
a 28o curve to the right 177.7 feet; thence South 29o 16' West 14.9 feet;
thence followinga 48o curve to the left 82.2 feet; thonce South 13o 3' Enst
320.6 feet; thence following a lOo curve to the 1ft 110 feet; thence South
24o 10' E 122.5 feet; thence following a 28o curvo to the right 166.6 feet;
thence South 19o 40' West 64.1 feet; thence following a 6tio curvo to the
left 43. 6f eet; thence South 23o 25' East 209.7 feet; thenre following a 12o
curve to the right 101.4 feet; thence South llo 15' Eust 105.2 feet:
thence following a 26o curve to the left 86.6 feet; thence South 33o 45'
East 32.6 feet; thence following a 28o curve to the left 141.7 feot; thence
South 60 65' West 67. 6 feet; thence following a 16o curve to the left 123 4
feet; thence South 13o 60' East 171.4 feet; thence following a 38o curve
to the left 144.7 feet; thence South 680 50' East 61 feel; thence following
an 80 curve to the right 281.3 feet; thenco South 46o 20" East 29.9 feet;
thence following a 4o curve to the right 175 feet; thenco South ?9o 20'
East 289.6 feet; thence following a 20o curve to tho right 84.6 feci; thence
South 17o 20' East 145.9 feot; thence following a 2o 30' curve to the right
740 feet; thence South lo 10 West 106.2 feet; thence following a 2Sj curve
to the left 146.4 feot; thenco South 3o 60 Enst 189.0 foot! thenco follow
ing a 60 curve to the left 178.9 feet; tl enco South 60o 27' East 314 r. feof
thence following a lo curve to the right 521.7 feot; thenco South 45o 14
East 487.6 feet; thence following a 80 curve to tho left 200.8 feof thenco
South 61o 18' East 716.1 feet; thence following a lOo curve to tho right
242.2 feet; thenre South 37o 05' Eust 143.7 feet; thonce following a lOo
curve to the right 278.8 feet; thence South 9o 12' East 230.1 foot- thence
following an 18o curve to the left 158.3 feot; thence South 37o 4 2" East
42.4 feet; thence following an 80 curve to the right 219.6 foot- thenco
South 20o 08' EaBt 189.0 feet; thonce following a 20o curve to the left 103 7
feet; thence South 40o 62' East 199.1 feet; thonce following a 20o curve
to the left 124.6 feet; thence 8outh 660 46 East 46.8 foet; thonce following
a 20o curve to the right 98.0 feet; thenco South 4 Co 10' East 63 4 foot
thence following a lOo curve to the left 167.3 feot; thenco South 62o 64'
ivu. icoi, muiicB louuwing a 2uo curve to the right 82 5 feet
thence Sont.i 46o 24' East 68.0 fee... thence following a 3o curvo o the
rttflit 160.0 feet; tl ence following s. 20o curve 13 the right 120 0 feel
thonce South 17o 36' East 60.0 feet; thonce following a 20o curve to the
left 178.6 feet; thence South 63o 18' EaBt 60.0 foet; thenco following a 20o
curve to the right 105.3 foet; thence South 32o 14' East 490.0 feof thenco
following a 3o curve to tho right 908.3 feet; thenco South 4o 69' East 260 6
feet; thence following a 60 curve to the loft 92.8 feet; thonce South ion
33' East 27.3 feet; thence following a 60 curve to the Hght 92 feet?
vu,.o iu mo iiKiii kov. 1 ieei; inence South 21o 41' 30
worn !. ieei; inence louowing a Z80 curve to the right 170 4 fenf
thence South 69o 25' West 144.8 foet; thenco following a 38o curve to the
left 253.7 feet; thence South 20o 69' E. 90.4 feet; thonce fo'-oVlnga "o ?o
curve to the right 622.0 foet: thenco South lln !! v.nut ar.c 1 .. '
following a 60 curve to the left 326.6 feet; thence South 30o 58' East 2312
feet; thence following a 28o curve to tho right 285.4 foet: thenco Snnt'il
48o 67 West 206.8 feet; thonce following a lOo curre to th. "eft 424 9
.,!8fi.tf?.utJ,.6i?8.'uWe,t "i:J '00t' J l)mnc "'"owing an IKo curve
onco fnl-
8' East
! tlinnrA
wing a 60 curvo to the lnrt rh 1
feot; thence South 13o 14' East 194.8 feot; thence following an 80 curve
to the left 241.9 foet; thence South 32o 36' East 648.4 foet; thonce follow
ing a 2o curve to the left 180.0 foot; thonce South 36o 11' East 10 6 foef
thenco following a lOo curve to the right 166.7 foet; thonce South 20o 31'
mj mo Usui. . u loot, mein;u noil 111 OSO U7 WOBt ZOO. 8 feot th
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2167.6 feet; thence following a 60 curve to the right 400 7 foet
aoum ivo 14' west 35. 6 feet; thence folic
Atl A i. .v.. r..tl..u-ln n lit... n run In Ilia l,.fl 177 3 ffWl!
ittav tw.T it'ri m in iiiouniii m w mvw i
South 480 R3' Kshi 3.0 feet; thenco following a 16o 30' curvo to th
271.5 reel; thenre South 4o 05' East S6.6 feet; thenco following ia
curvo to tho left 94.0 feet; thenco South Ho 22' Eust 239 9 fiwt: llw
following a 28o curve to tho loft 86.1 foot; thence South 39o 28' Esiliq
feet; thenco following a 20o curve to the right 162.2 feet; t heiie 8ol i
0 2' East 68.7 foot; thence following a 16o curve to tho left 18S W
thenco South 37o 14' East 6H2 9 foot; thence folowing a 16o curvo torW
271.9 feel; thenco South 6o 16' West 266.9 foot; thenco following I A
curvo to the left 193.8 feet; thence South 40o 14' Enst C7.7 ft; lnj
following an Ho curvo to the right 625.8 feel; thenco South 9o M
146.4 feel; thenco following a 16o curve to the loft 164.1 feot; throw
14o 47' EaHt 323.0 feet; thenco following a 16o curve to the left Ml.ltsJ
thence South 38o 44" East 94.0 foet; thence following a 16o curvtto
right 159.7 feet; thenco South 14o 47' East 864.0 foot; thenre tol'01"!
28o curve to the right 144.7 feet; thence South 25o 44' West 1M.1 W
thenco following a 28o curvo to tho left 242.0 feet; thenre South
East 24.8 feet; thence following a lOo curve to tho right 370 , 1 !
thence South 6o 00' Eust 336.6 feet; thonce following a 6o c,r',T
left 320.0 feel; thenco South 24o 12 East 668.8 feet; thence rnlloi!!
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o curve to ino rigiil ltift.S root: thence Houm lo a r.i -j
thenco following a lOo curvo to the right 210.3 foet; thenre South lj
WoHt 191.9 feel; Ihenco following a 4o curve lo the left 237.6 feet! ; ir
South 9o 68' West 893. 1 foet; thence following a lOo curvo to WM
344.3 foot; thenco South 25o 00' East 106.0 foot; thenco fnowl"M
curvo to tho right SK6.7 feet; thenco South lo 48' East 62 5 'ftf,:,"."
following a 3o curvo to the right 214.4 feet; thence South 4" "
feet: thenco following a 6o curve lo the left 265.7 feet; thene ' '
12' East 36.7 feet; thenco following a 3o curvo to the rlKlit
thenco following a lOo curve to the right 250.8 feet; thence Souuj w
West 61.7 feet; thenco following a 16o curvo to tho left 187.6
South 6o 44' Enst 138.7 feet; thence following an 18o curv to iw-,
107.0 foot; thence South 12o 38' West 112.1 foot; thenco '"'i0"1"" fj
curve to tho left 247.8 feet; thence South 17o 06' East 14 .9 'V
following a 4o curve to tho left 232.3 feet; thonce South 2o 23
343.6 feet; thence following a lo curve to the right 688.0 ferti JZ
South 19o 31' Eust 1346.94 foet; thonce following a lo curve to tt"i
626.67 feot; thenco South 13o 15' Enst 236.89 foet; thenco '""""'"J
curve to tho left 720.00 feet; thence Souuth 20o 27' Enst ,61.'
Ihenco following a 4o curvo to the loft 810.0 feot; thenre .VJ
East 825.71 feet; ihenco following a 2o curve to the right j
thence South 33o 32' 30" East 1647.66 foot; thonce following "J
curvo to the left 1063.33 fool; thenco South 38o 4 8' 30" East J",'' ((,
thenco following an 18o curve to the right ii
thonce South 6o 29' East 2.49 foot; thenco f'llnw,n,Ji
curve to thel eft 179.68 feet; thenco South 88o 48' 30" East
thenco following a 12o curvo to the left 207.68 feet; thenre "UI" '
East 34.7 feet; thonce following a 12o curve to the right 20'" fal
thenco South 38o 48' 30" Enst 1292.60 foot: thence followljj "
curvo to the right 1460.0 feot; thonre South Slo 30' 30" East J?"
to Station 414 plus 20.5 of the Columlila Highway Survey.w
Is 1386 feet South and 1418 feot Enst of the Section corner w"
Sections 10, 17. 20 anil 21, In Township K North of It"Kn, ""i'l
Willamette Merldlnn, and marked on the ground by a stake mr I
414x20.6 1 C." J
Said lino above doscrthod Is staked out on the ground and dollnow" ,
the mnp and pint thereof on (llo In the ofuce of tho Clerk of th' Co
The Court furlhor ItESOLVKS and DECLARES and FINDS ll"' 1
widening, and straightening of said road botweon tho points
Honed Is a public necessity.
It la fnt.Hi,, nPUni lrcr ntinnntit 1 r tr mf! 11 bf
the 01
that tho County Surveyor bo and be Is hereby dlrocted to l,nnl j
mako an examination of said portions of said road, and if nnrow"
tho same to bo snrvoyod, and report the result of his xamlnt-oB
Court at his oarllost convenlenco.
That tho said map nnd pint of said road la hereby nm'l" Par, ll,j
. . . "CO'"' i
name simii no iioroinnrtnr rororreu 10 -
Highway Survey".
KXI'IjANATOHY In tho above the signs Imllrat b folowsi
o Degrees Minutes
Heron,!,, x plus
- Menials

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