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CHEEDLE'S PAST.
Cheedle has lately acquired a past, j
Out of his imagination he has built
up a lurid conception of his sinful
' bachelor self which frightens him.
The ether day I tried to reassure him,
quite unsuccessfully.
"My dear Cheedle," I said, "you have
nothing whatever to reproach yourseif
with."
"Ah, if I could only believe that!" he
sighed out. "But you know as well as
I do whait sort of a life* I used to lead."
"Cloistral," said I.
"Hellish!" said he. "I was a devil of
a fellow. '
"Why, we used to call you the saint,"
I said.
"Of course," said- he. frowning, "it's
very friendly of you to talk that kind
of rot."
"But we did," I protested.
"Oh, in irony, you mean."
"No; in all sincerity. Of course, we
didn't let you know. We thought it
might offend you."
"No, my dear Wroughtnight," said he,
"let me give you a word in season."
"Thanks. But—as the servant girls
say—l never accept valuable presents
from gentlemen."
"This young man's craving after an
evil reputation is unhealthy in the ex
treme. You'll repent of it some day."
I was justly irritated. "It seems to
me," said I, "that it is you who is doing
the craving."
"I don't understand you," said he,
eternly.
"You know you were a perfect Puri
tan."
"I don't deceive myself, old man."
"You kept your misdeeds pretty dark,
anyhow. Nobody ever found you out in
anything worse than a box at Melo
chrino's, or a Sunday at Brighton. Of
course, you sometimes left actresses'
photographs lying about; but we knew
where you bought 'em."
"Does any man ever buy actresses'
photographs?"
"W T ell, you were rather a cub then."
I admitted.
"This is a very painful discussion,"
said he.
"Oh, don't apologize," I murmured.
He sighed. "Old man, I'd like to see
you give up that sort of thing."
"Which sort of thing?"
"You know. The sort! of thing I used
to go in for."
"You mean cigarettes) and the Nation
al Sunday League?'
He sighed again. It was a diplomatic
evasion. "Marriage." said he, senten
tiously, "opens a man's eyes. He sees
things in a new light. He realizes how
wrong certain things are that he once
delighted in. To have a tender, trust
ing woman committed to his daily
care"
"Oh, I say!" I exclaimed.
"You don't understand," said he.
"You have no responsibilities."
"I have friends," said I.
"I don't mind you saying that if you
think it smart." he replied with an un
conscionable air of leng-suffering.
"Look here, Cheedle, don't be an ass!"
I shouted.
"You remember Balaam's ass, Phil?"
"No. I think he must have been be
fore my time."
In spite of himself, he laughed. At
once the conve-rration became rational.
He was taking me home to dinner
Within sight cf the house he said:
"I am so glad you get on well with
my wife, Phil. If the subject of my—
my Past should ever crop up, be a true ;
friend, won't you?"
I promised. And a few days later
I rcdesmed my promise amply. I met
Mrs. Cheedle in Picadilly and she pined
fcr tea. It is not my fault if Mrs.
Cheedle thinks that tea in a Picadilly
shop is rather dissipated.
"I am going to scold you, Mr.
Wrcughtnight." she said, "for your
good. I think you are leading a very
useless life."
"It is useful to m?." I replied meekly.
"In fact. I don't quite see how I could
get on without it."
"You waste so much of your time."
"As time is not of value to me, that
Is not a great extravagance."
"You keep bad hours."
"Which are the bad hours, Mrs.
Cheedle?"
"As if I knew!" she cried. "You
smoke a great deal, too." '
"I confess it."
"You go to music halls."
"Alas!"
"You belong to too many clubs."
"But I only frequent the others."
"You know too many people."
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"There are too many people, I'm
afrakl."
"You attend race meetings. You -"
"I certainly begin to believe I am in
a bad way," said I. "I' had not thought
of it before. Thank you, Mrs. Cheedle.
But you must not be too haid on me.
AH men, are not like your husband, you
know."
"Why don't you get married, too?"
"Marriage would not alter me," said
I gloomily.
"It has altered Josie."
"I beg your pardon, Mrs. Cheedle. It.
has not altered him in the least."
She grew pale. "W T hat do you mean?"
she gasped.
"I know him so well, you see."
She half rose. "You mean to tell me
"A saint, Mrs. Cheedle," I cried, earn
estly; "an angel in trousers!"
"Don't be absurd," she said laughing.
"I assure you, Mrs. Cheedle," said I.
"that a more innocent man than your
husband does not walk this earth."
Extraordinary as it may appear, she
was greatly annoyed. "Nonsense!" she
saiid, sharply.
"It is true," said I simply.
"I know better!" she retorted. "There
is too,much that is evil in Josie, unfor
tunately." The last word sounded
dreadfully like an afterthought.
"There is no mere vice in him than
in a kitten," said I. "He was ailways
Like that."
"Of course, you are his friend. You
would be sure to say so. It is very loyal
and nice of you; but I You can't
deceive me."
Evidently no man is a saint to the
woman who loves him!
"I have no wish to do ap," said I.
"There is no need."
"My dear Mr. W r roughtnight," she
said, with thinly veiled impatience, "do
you honestly maintain that Josie is any
better, morally, than the average
man?"
"Incalculably better," paid I.
"Then you are mistaken."
"Really, I think not. We used to call
him The Paint."
"The Saint! How absurd!"
"It was a saying among us>, 'As in
nocent as Cheedle!' "
"Nonsense!' she said again, flushing
angrily. "I don't believe it."
I bowed and was silent.
"All men are more or less alike," said
she.
I did not reply.
"Aren't the>% Mr. Wroughtnight?"
"Everything is as you say. Mrs. Chee
dle," I said, carefully betraying my
annoyance.
"Oh, was I rude? I beg your pardon.
Do be nice, Mr. W r rcughnight."
"You asked my opinion of Joseph
Saunders Cheedle. I gave it," said I,
"honestly."
"But you may be mistaken, Mr.
Wroughtnight."
"Of course," said I. "I admit that.
If you don't mind. Mrs. Cheedle, we will
change the subject."
She looked at me gloomily for some
seconds. I don't think I ever spent a
duller afternoon. I saw Cheedle a day
or two later. His manner was repell
ing.
"Good God. man!" he cried. "What
have you been saying to my wife?"
"How should I know," I rejoined,
stung to exasperation.
"W T ere you drunk?"
"Of course I was! Why ask?"
"I beg your pardon, old chap. But,
really her attitude toward me is un
bearable lately. You know that pho
tograph of Lottie's?"
"The one you thought was Lottie's,
you mean. Th? man did you, Cheedle."
"Are you going to drag'up that old,
stupid argument again? Anyhow, the
wife got hold of it is this?"
said she. 'My cousin—in Australia.' I
replied. 'In tights?' said she. 'A fan
cy costume,' I said. 'Joseph Saunders
Cheedle,' said she, 'are you a miiksop or
a hypocrite? I did not like to plunge
on either alternative. 'What do you
mean?' I asked. 'Your friends will tell
you,' said sihe. So I came to you."
"She asked me about your Past the
other day." I mumbled. "And I told
her you hadn't got one. You haven't,
you know. Photographs at one and six
each are not a Past."
"I can see you overdid it," he growled.
And, after all, perhaps I did. —Edwin
Pugh, in Black and White.
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THE SITE OF EDEN.
General Gordon Thought It Was Off
the East Coast of Africa.
' The following are the reasons for the
! theory thait the Garden of Eden is at or
near Seychelles. I could even put it at
! Praslin. a small isle twenty miles north
of Mahe. Allow that Genesis is not
allegorical; that Eden, its garden, its
two trees, did exist on this earth. Eden
is a digitriot, the garden is a spot chosen
in that district, the trees were actual
j trees, imbued for a time with spiritual
qualities; these trees, the bush, the ark,
the Tabernacle and temple differed
nothing from the same things in the
world except for the time during which
they were spiritually consecrated or set
apart for manifestations of God, or
Satan. God's consecration made things
which were equally clean, clean and
unclean; therefore I see no reason for
doubting that God did set apart the
two trees to be one of Life, the other
of Knowledge; or that God, when these
two trees should have fulfilled their
purpose, should have relegated them
back to their former ordinary tree po
sition.
1 thought there were two trees —actual
trees —which had been sacramental, and
had ceased to be so; and in Praslin,
near Seychelles, and only there in the
whole world, is a magnificent tree, curi
ous beyond description, called the
Prince of the Vegetable Kingdom. It
is unique in its species and on carth —
the Laodicean Seychellarum, or Coco
di Mir. This, I believe, was the Tree
of Knowledge. I then thought if the
one tree is to be found, so is the other,
and this I think is the Artocarpus in
cisa, or bread fruit. It is an humble
tree, of no great distinction, yet to an
observer it is as unique in its kind and
among trees as the other. This last
tree is only found in the Indian Ocean.
It is a life-sustaining tree, and, like
the other, is full of Scriptural types.
Having thought that these were the
two trees, then the question arose:
W here was the Garden of Eden? And
first came the information that Sey
chelles is of granite, and all the other
isiles out here are volcanic, granite be
ing the more ancient formation. Then
the Rev. D. Bury mentioned casually
that the verse Genesis ii., 10, could be
read that the four rivers flowed into
Eden, not out of it. I have been at the
source of the Euphrates, Tigris, etc.,
and unless the rivers were forced to
flow backward no spot could agree to
a central basin in those lands, while a
flood does not change features of 10,000
feet high. So I took the rivers Eu
phrates—as Euphrates., on which is
Babylon; Hiddekel —as Tigris, on which
is Nineveh (vide Daniel). They meet
and flow into the Persian Gulf. Baby
lon oppressed Israel —Nineveh oppressed
Israel. Required, two other rivers con
nected with oppression of Israel. The
question of whether ever a river came
down the Valley of Jordan into the Red
Sea is one which has been much dis
cussed. That an immense crevasse ex
ists from the source of the Jordan to
the Red Sea is the case; the depression
of the Dead Sea is the difficulty; the
ravines of Kedron and Gihon are very
deep. Taking my ground spiritually,
and the similarity of the name Gihon
with the brook of Jerusalem, I think
that they are the same. The or
Nile, flowed into the Red Sea; the Gi
hon. or Gihon Brook, flowed into the
Red Sea, joined, flowed down, met the
Euphrates and Tigris, united near Soco
tra, and the soundings shown end in a
basin 2,809 fathoms deep, which is
close to Seychelles. Cush is written in
margin for Ethiopia Cush was son of
Nimrod; his land was probably near
Babylon, now Bab-el-Mandeb. Perim
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means Bab (gate), el (of) Mandeb (the
world). Pison means overflowing. The
Nile overflows. Egypt oppressed Israel.
The Nile is believed; now to flow into the
Red Sea The Blue Nile encompasses
Godjam. a province of Abyssinia, in
which there is gold. Havilah, son of
Joktan, son of Shem, went with Sheba
and Ophir to Mesha (Sale's Koran says)
and spread along the Red Sea The
Sea of Zugla, opposite Aden, is called
Sirius Havilah Sheba. and Ophir is gen
erally connected with Aby-ssinia; so I
think Pison is Nile. Gihon means
"bursting forth"; the brook Gihon is
southern side of Jerusalem; it meets
Kedron and flows, when it does flow, to
the Salt Sea (Dead Sea), by the Valley
of Fire; it is Tophet, Hinnom, the Val
ley of Slaughter, the sewer of Jerusa
lem, the site of all abominable sacri
fices; it is connected with Jerusalem in
an evil way; it had the same name as
Genesis. —Strand Magazine.
Superstitions About Cows.
One of the oddest comes from the
west coast of Ireland. There, when a
churning of rich, foamy milk returns
orly an insignificant scrap of butter,
the dairy maid never lays it to the wea
ther or the pasture. She knows instead
that her cows have been "overlooked."
That is to say. some greedy and con
scienceless rival has magically stolen
her butter. First, the greedy neighbor
waited for a saint's day. Then she
went at daylight to the highest point
outside the pasture, turned her back on
the sun, and just .as' it rose walked
backwards three times' in a circle, wav
ing her hands toward the grazing cows,
and saying "Come all to me! Come all
to me!"
The priests know all alx>ut the be
witchment since it falls to them to rem
edy the trouble. Some of them tell
astonishing tales regarding it. To un
do the charm the priest first blesses a
sprig of parsely, which is laid secretly
where the butter stealer must step over
it. Then, at the next churning in the
robbed dairy, the priest comes in re
peating a Latin anathema upon cv.'l
spirits and all their works. Pretty soon
the milk in the churn turns apparently
to blood. It is poured into a newly dug
pit and carefully buried. Then every
thing in and about the dairy is scoured
clean, a sprig of fairywort nailed over
the dcor, and no milk brought in until
after sunrise the next morning. The
next churning gives a double yield, and
the butter stealer is commonly laid up
for a week—whether in chagrin, or from
the turning upon herself of her ill prac
tice, nobody is quite certain.
Southern negroes have a cognate be
lief in the bewitchment of the churn to
make the milk "cry for silver." The
butter will come without it, heavy and
golden yellow, but will never, never
gather until a silver spoon or coin is
dropped in and churned vigorously for
five minutes. The wise folk explain that
the silver in the acid of the milk sets
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But they cannot explain away the be
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she will thrive, become gentle almost
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from anybody's spells.
The spells themselves' are most pic
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where your enemy's cows must pass
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must pass under, and you will dry up
their milk. Horse hairs, knotted in
threes, and laid in the water, are par
ticularly malevolent. The sickness they
taring has but one cure—a roasted nub
bin, with a rabbit's tail tied fast to it,
which the- cow must be induced to swal
low tail foremost. The great preventive
is peeled wands of alder or witch hazel
scattered about where the cows lie down
to sleep.
How Elephants Cross a River.
It is a great sight to see a line of ele
phants crossing a river with steep
banks. They go down slowly, striking
the ground with their trunks before
each step, and never making a slip or
miss, although you feel every minute
as if they were going to take a header
into the water. Then they wade or
swim, as the case may be. and they
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cross half a mile of deep water if need
be.
I must say, however, that the sensa
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ming elephant is the reverse of pleas
ant; you fancy yourself on an enormous
barrel which may roll round at any
moment and take you under. Besides
that, they swim so low in the water
you are sure of a wetting, which in In
dia means an excellent chance of fever.
Having crossed the stream, they must
climb to the top of the bank, and this
is the most peculiar, operation of all.
Down on their knees they go, and with
trunk and tusks dig out a foothold for
themselves, and so, step by step, work
their way to the top, their position be
ing sometimes like thalt of a fly climb
ing up a wall. As they reach the top
they give a lurch .sideways, and shoot
one leg straight over the bank, then
give a lurch to the other side and shoot
out the other leg in the same way.
which brings them into the position of
a boy hanging by his arms from the
edge of a roof. Then they come to their
knees, and, finally, wiUi a great scram
bling and kicking of their hind legs,
bring themselves to level ground again.
In spite of these perilous ascents and
descents I never knew an elephant to
miss his foothold, although there was
a case where one of the herd got stuck
in the # mud and sank gradually deeper
and deeper until only his head and part
of his back could be seen. The rajah
ordered ten other elephants to be
brought up, and they were hitched to
the unfortunate animal, and by pullling
together at the given word brought
their bellowing) comrade out of the mud
with a plomp like the pop of a-thousand
ton cork. —Pearson's Magazine.
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The opening up of the Soudan offers
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monuments of Egypt's power which
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Astsouan, between the fifth and sixth
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its antiquarian treasures have not been
investigated since CaiUiaud, the French
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cream grounds. New quality.
35c yard.
Bress Goods at
Special Prices.
We have taken from our dress
goods stock all lengths of plain
serges and cashmeres; also a good
assortment of fancy mixtures in
browns, blues, greens, garnets,
tans, gray, etc., etc. These we are
desirous of closing out quickly,
and to attain this end have marked
them 17c yard. Among these are
goods that have sold at 35c yard.
The majority, however, were reg
ular 25c quality.
rgHecta
IB| Henriettas.
A new fabric for spring and
summer wear. Beautiful rich
lustre, superb colors. This material
resembles Henrietta in appearance
but is a finer cloth and has a much
richer finish. The colorings,
which are entirely new this sea
son, are fawn, new royal blue, pig
eon blue, fuchsia and dahlia; 43
inches wide. Price, 75c yard.
F~ igu-red Satin Duchess
in Navy Blue at 75c yd
For a dainty waist or full cos
tume these pretty silks are sure to
prove a strong attraction. Cool
looking combinations of blue and
white in neat polkadot stripes and
j figured effects. Similar to the
Foulard in weight but much
brighter in appearance; 22 inches
wide. 75c yard.
traveler, studied them in the eariy part
of this century. His work, "Voyage a
Meroe, etc.," published in 1826, tfl still
the main authority for a country which
if not the cradle of Egyptian culture, as
was at one time supposed, is full of
memorials of the power of the Phar
aohs. English archaeologists have not
been idle in following the Sirdar's wake.
Dr. Wall is Budge, the keeper of the
Egyptian and Assyrian departments at
the British Museum, was there last year
and has been visiting some of the an
tiquities in the neighborhood of Shendy
this year. He returned to Cairo a few
weeks ago from the Soudan. His dis
coveries have not been made public,
and the result of his important investi
gations are impatiently awaited by all
who take an interest in Egypt's won
derful past.—Cairo correspondence of
the London Chronicle.
Question of Auxiliaries.
"Mamma, if I had a hat before I had
this one, it's all right to say that's the
hat I had had isn't it?" "Certain!;,
Johnnie." "And if thlat hat once had a
hole in it, and I had it mended.
I could say it had had a hole
in it, couldn't I?" "Yes, there would
be nothing incorrect in that." "Th
it'd be good English to say that the hat
T had had had had a hole in it, wouldn't
It?"— Boston Journal.
Rev. John Reid. Jr., of Great Falls,
Mont., recommended Ely's Cream Balm to
me. I can empha-size his statement. "It is
a positive cure for catarrh if used as di
rected." —Rev. Francis W. Poole. Pastor
Central Pres. Church. Helena. Mont.
AFTER USING Ely's Cream Balm six
weeks I believe myself cured of catarrh.
Joseph Stewart, Grand avenue, Buffalo,
New York. 1
A 10c trial size or the 50c size of Ely's
Cream Balm will be mailed. Kept by
druggists. Ely Brothers, at> Warren street,
New York.
CITY TAXES.
The second installment of City
Taxes for 1898 is now due and
payable, and will be delinquent
MONDAY, APRIL 24, 1889,
at 6 p. m., after which date 5 per
cent, must be added.
The City Collector's office will be
open each day until then, from
8:30 a. m. to 5 p. m. and from 7
p. m. to 9 p. m.
C. C. ROBERTSON.
City Collector.
Room 8, S. W. corner Fourth and J
streets. a!7-St
NOTICE TO
TAXPAYERS.
All persons owing State ana County
Taxes are requested to make payment
early at the new office of the
Tax Collector,
Hall of Records Building, near Court
House, on I street. City of Sacramento,
as the same will be delinquent MON
DAY, April 24, 1890, after which date 5
per cent, will be added.
1 B. N. BUGBEY, Tax Collector.
Clothing I
for Boys.
Clothing for boys is not a side I
branch with us, but receives as i
much attention as clothing fori
men. We go on the principle that!
if we serve the boy well that inj
time we shall have his trade as a'
man. There are many men in"]
Sacramento to-day buying their I
clothing here who years ago came <
for knee trouser suits. |
We mention these things simply j
to show that we cannot afford to j
give other than the best sort of ]
satisfaction to the boys. j
Here are a few of the big main- <
stays of the boys' clothing depart-1
meat: ]
Woolen cheviot suits, double I
breasted, with knee trousers, for <
8 to 14 years. $1.50. j
All wool suits, in medium and <
dark colors, knee trousers. $2.50. j
High-grade all-v/00l cassimere'
suits. $3.50. I
We can also furnish the above,
lines in 'middy or reefer suits, for!
3to 8 years, and at same prices. '
FSabric ,
U$ Gloves.
Fabric gloves are a welcome
hand covering during warm wea
ther. Easy to draw on or off. We
offer two styles in pure silk. One
fitted with kid glove clasps —a
quick to close feature. The other
has closed wrists. Each bear
guarantee tickets entitling pur
chaser to a new pair, in case the
finger tips wear out sooner than
the main part of glove. This offer
is made by the maker who knows
just how good' the gloves are.
Prices of either style, 50c pair.
Colors or black.
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♦ Campbell gives long credit. ♦
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lAn AIL w ? have ju t J
♦ nil rill made an excep
♦ tionally fortunate ♦ S
J purchase of 1.000 J
♦ U/nnl ya,ds ot all " wo ° 1 ' ♦
♦ IIUUI yard-wide full --x- ♦
♦ tra sup r carpet— T
. \ the kind tha* J
♦ Pflrnnl regularly s.lis for +
t lidlUCl 85 ♦
1 have bought it
i ♦ irregularly and <►
$ ulldU cents a yard ♦
+ sewed and laid. a
♦ .1
l # Chas. M. Campbell, %
| Furniture, Refrigerators, Oil Stoves _
♦ 411 and 413 X ST. Z
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! WHOLESALE LIQUORS.
j CBONAN ~& WIBHEMAN,
230 X Street nnd 1108-1110 Thlrdi
Street, Sacramento, Cal.,
IMPORTERS AND WHOLESALE PEAT,
ers In Fine Whiskies, Brandies and Cliam-
I pagne.
"ebner bro^cc^pal^yT -
I 116-118 X iStroet, Front and Second,
Sacramento.
| IMPORTERS AND WHOI.ESALH
' dealers in Wines and Liquors. Tel. 3«4.
i importer and Whole.'
j 11 UVJII Wl JL 1 ,saler in Foreign and Do
mestic Wines and Liquors. Proprietor ot
Eagle Soda Works. JIS K. street, Sacra
mento.
LIQUORS, WINE, BEER, ETC.
Jl/vi «fe UPi R RVS.
Bud Matheny. T. K. Kennedy.
Imported and Domestic
Wines, Liquors and Cigars,
1009 TH IRDSTREET.
PALISADE SALOON,
331 X Street.
HARLAN BROS Proprietors
Western Hotel Building.
portl!n¥"beer~
AT BAUER & KOENECKE. SUCCESt
sors to Wisseman's Saloon, 1020 Fourth
I street, J and K.
Lafayette Hall
Celebrated for its steam and lager beer.
Billiards and pool free. Club rooms open
day and nlght._ White Labor Cigar*
FIFTH AYE. SALOON JS'^S
cold stpam and lager beer always on tap.
p. h. STEINER. Proprietor.
UMUnLCn O Steam and
lager beer on draught. Colonial whisky.
GUS CAMPE, Proprietor.
GAMBRINUS' B^rtftgft
uil I Props. Finest Wines, Liquors
1 and Cigars; steam and Lager as
Hsbould be, uc. A good Lunch always to be
found.
NEAGLE
Medical Institute.
DISEASES OF THE
EYE,
EAR,
NOSE and
THROAT.
NEAGLE MEDICAL INSTITUTE OF
PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS, located
permanently at Hift X St., Sacramento.

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