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THE WEEKLY HERALD.
R. E. FISK, - ■ ■ E ditor.
MC, MME Cf» «, 1ST«.
REPUBLICAN
EintM. «OKCX,
U. «. GRANT, of 10.
WtMi
HK1VV WILSON, of
TliefCaotings of returns .from the several
counties - on -the 'Delegate vote,-so far as re
ceived, Show Magi on is ahead about 200.
Complete retains from Madison, and the vote
of Dawson, will; probably, overcome this, and
giveOhe-alection to.Hr. Clagett. »The vote of
Dawson and.Big Horn was counted last year. 1
It was not seeded to elect JKr. Clagett, but it
was ad^al .vote, and the canvassing board
had no alternative but to reasive and count it
the Bameas the-vote-of any other county. It;
is nonç the less valid this year, and we have 1
reason to think. It will be received and counted
the amena inthm. We are not apprised
that the polls were opened in Big Horn, for
this yseat's election, but.in Dawsonf we learn,
preciacta.were established,. and the .returns
will danbtia8s reach ns within the next tan
days, giving thefull-result.
Letrtheirasuit showwho were the greatest
liar*. It is comparatively easwto indulge in pro
phecy «fier the event is known. Our splenetic
neighbor accused.!» and certain other citizens
of Helena .in .having perpetrated a "base,
fraud*' ln pu Wiehing a cireokr-an Saturday
evening, express! voof our enthusiastic hopes.
The «atineata of the number in .attendance at
the ■sating andi ini the proceaaionanight have
been 'aewewhat «xagerated, batwre are not
conv tn a ad of that by<he method of. argument
adoptoddjvSfeis. wonting's OatetU. In addi
tion to ittevJtfpnbliGan voters in. Helena, there
was a lange sttfwdaaee from other .precincts
in theoonn^r, and-aotne even from outside
the coimty. Add to these, the latge number
of our itotjpihsa tdttuen nilitt. disfran
chised, ihntswhnae sympathies and ^presence
Were «Hth>ns, «Jsd thet total will not lall much
short of (thegsttliiiate then made, da to the
900 majotity.fer Clagett then predicted, we
are wiliingitevaabyriti that the predictioo came
nearer fuWlhnant'them the one contained in
the Omette'*, protended exposure.
JWESKMUI. CIXJT JPKECIÄCX
It is reported to us from. Jefferson-City
that McGinn, waewof the judges of eleotion,
refused So sign the- returns of the vote fautbat
precinct, .claiming-that he could not find his
vote in the bo if, and the returns were for
warded to Hadersbvrg without bis signature.
The trouble is that the Jeffarson preciacLis
emphatically Republican and gave Clagett £2
majority, «ad because of tkatet is attempted
to cheat the .Republicans ont of that pre
cinct. Lot,the "Doïy Vordene" of Jeffer
son try that .little game, if they dare, tot
swindle the tkgal electors of the county out
of tfyeir vote, >&nd m if it will win in the
end. We ware the .authorities «f Jefferson
who have the,canvassing of the «election re
turns of that county the? any unlawful deal
ings or illegal acts (lone cr permitted on their
part will be proBO^Uy, punished, and the con
nivance to cheat« precinct out of tits legiti
mate aud honest'.vote trill avail theouiothing.
M4NKCNC CAROLINA
Our dispatebesibMlay confirm previous re*
ports isTefereccc jto the contest in .North
Carolina. Theftateiias unquestionably gone
Republican. A special dispatch from Mr. O.
G. Sawyer, editor of .the Mining Journal,. Salt
.Jake Citj, dated2:80,this p.nr,, says:
"North Carolina is .Republican."
JBEPtrailCXV
.£. G. Sanders, Republican delegate fortUm
: Lower House, is undoubtedly .elected fro»
Jefferson county. His .majority at the Jef
ferson City precinct is .fifty,two. Senders?
will run in other precincts -square qp with his
ticket, and his election may !be regarded os
certain. W. F. and J. Ö. wilUffily represent
Lewis ««ad Clarke and Jefferson in the next
Legislate re.__
WACI'Bt,
Many persons make inquiry of us in refcr
<®ce tobett up on the general result in this
Territory. All we have to say ij, »ait and
see which of the gentlemen voted for on last
Monday fpr Delegate is declared by lise can
vassing board elected, and which of them
receives the.certificate.
riPiTAL qiiivnox,
Of the twelve hundred and odd votes cast
at the HeJeBa.ppeqiitei on the Capital ques
tion, all, with the exception of 185, were for
Virginia City. Laut Chance vote shows
eighty-five for Virginia City, and three for
Deer Lodge. The cpimtyjfci largely against
removal.
.Lew» and Clarke has again done nobly,
.and for a second time recorded herself the
•Banner Republican county of Montana. She
has'i-olled up a majority for Win. H. Clagett
of more than 200, with a probability that It
will reach 225. Three times three and a
tiger," for Lewis and Clarke!
Duxold
..«04
MS
HaMt.
Walker (Hon.)....................................8SI
(Dem.) ................................58T
WfflUm« (Dent).................. 063
Searie* (Dem.) ..................................... 5Î0
HIB (Dem.) ........................................ 5Ï5
COUKTT COMMIHSIONEB.
Moore (Rep.)......................................T14
(Dem.).. ...................................411
assessor—fibst district.
.Halford (Pern.)................................... S 88
JUSTICE or THE PEACE.
lackey (Ren.).....................................643
MCKnight (Dem.) ..................................5TS
CONSTABLE.
Carney (Ren.)........................... 598
Stepleton (Dem.) ...................................<09
CORONER.
Dr. Thom«* Reece................................1,901
- *•-*«»►*••■» -
LEWIS AWO CLARKE.
With the exception of one precinct (South
Fork of Sun River) the returns of Lewis and
Clarke are all received. We submit the fol
lowing, which can bs relied upon as correct:
CLAGETT MAJORITIES.
ELEC WON RETURNS.
-RAMMER COUNTY.
VOTE AT THE HELENA PRECINCT.
The following shows the official count at
the Helena precinct for the several officers
voted for:
BELE4ATE.
Clagett (Re>)......................................MS
Maglnnla (Dem.) ...................................384
COUNCILMAN.
Stuart (Rep)...................................... ..«58
..............•
EEPEStEXTATITEa.
(Rep.)
.STS
................................... w
Last Chance.......................................9S
Green Horn............... 19
Nah on Gulch............................... 1«
Keanedy'a.................................. IS
~ ' ...................................... «
MAGINNIS MAJORITIES.
Union vtlle.....
DSw City.....
V4^nia Creak.
A tie vote is reported from French Bar.
Sooth'Fork of Sun River, we are confident,
wUl glve a Clagett majority.
BEER LOOSE COUNTY.
The.following is the result on the Delegate
vote-in.Deer Lodge county, as far as ascer
CLAGETT MAJORITIES. ,
Washington Gulch................... S
Nevada Greek......................................15
Uaocda^.................... 95
Silver Bow......................................... 1«
McClellan. (Reported).......... 15
niSSOULA COUNTY.
Scattering returns from Missoula indicate
that that county has given a majority for the
"Dolly Varden" candidate The following
precincts are heard from :
MAGINNIS MAJORITIES.
Frenchtown .....................................33
Missonis City....................._................19
Lolo Fork,....»....................................T
G AALATIN COUNTY.
Every precinct in Gallatin county, with the
exception of Middle Creek, (notheard from,)
«re credited as follows with
MAGINNIS MAJORITIES.
Bozeman............................................92
Yellowstone......... „ ............................... 4
Hamilton........... ». .................... 4
East Gallatin............................. 41
Willow Creek............................. » .........29
-- WB. I 1 — 1 --
»EAGUEB COUNTY,
like result on .Delegate vote in Meagher
County as far as osoertaiued, is told below:
CLAGKTT*! MAJORITIES.,
Dimaai'd City..........................;....... .... 29
Camp Baker............ ». ...........^............... 6
MAGINNIS MAJORITIES.
CentreallJe......................................... 13
Caret Saw York, and White's Gulch.............. ». 30
MEAGHER COLST'TBETCUAX.
CAVE GULCH (PRECINCT.
DE LEU AC E.
Clagett
UOUKCIL
Story (RenJ....................................... 3»
Garrigan (Dess.)............... » .................... IS
HEFUBSENTATU'ES.
Lin villi- (Rep.)».».......... 30
JKobb (Hep.).... :............ 25
button (Dem.).»...... ......,....................... «4
Harrington (Dam.)! ..... so
TREASURER. '
Feller (Rep.).................. 80
Hampton (Dein.)... ..................................55
count v clerk.
Lomnia (Rep.).............. 44
Collkis (Dem.) ..................... 40
KiiEiuFr.
Xauno (Rep.)......... 31
Nutheitin (Dem.) .....................................54
FSOBATZ JUDGE.
Stephen« (Rep.)......... 30
Harris (Pem.)......................................63
SWEHINTENDENT PUBLIC INSTRUCTION.
Harding (Bep.).....................................30
Fluwera (Dem.) ..........•............. .... .........54
ASSESSOR.
Fm WoaUerJin (Dem.)...?'. .......... .............59
COUNTY COMMISSIONER.
Stewart (Rep.),...... 34
McFadden (Etem.)...,..............................51
New York gulch gave Maginnis 81 aud
Clagett 20. In Diamond City Clagett is 22
ahead! We may have elected part of the
county ticket—County Clerk and County
Commissioner. Truly yours,
L. ROTW1TT.
JEEFEKSOK CODJfTV.
The following shows the yote in Jefferson
County as far as ascertained :
CLAGETT MAJORITIES.
Jefferson City .....................................99
Ctaney.............................................91
Baron Gulch....................................... 8
Upper Indian Creek................................ 18
MAGINNIS MAJORITIES.
Springvllle........................................ 8
Boulder........................................... T
enbnrg........................................ IT
iWnw...,................................... S
WhlteHaU........................................ S
Bell ville ....................... «
BEAVERHEAD COUNTY.
Beaverhead County has done nobly. Toole's
majority of 119 last year, is whittled down
this year to 23 for Maginnis. A telegram
from Geo. A. Haynes, dated Bannock, 0th,
cm Virginia City, confirms this virtual Repub
lican victory in the southern border county.
CHOTEAU COUNTY.
The Renton precinct gives Maginnis a ma
jority of 11, as reported to us by Tom C.
Power and Geo. A. Baker. Heaiy's(Sun
river) preclhct is said to have given Maginnis
20 majority. Twenty-eight Mile Springs,
casting n small vote, yet to hear from.
VOTE AT SPRING VlI.LiE.
We are indebted to Hon. Robert Usher for
the vote at Springville, Jefferson county:
Maginnis, 42; Cagett, 84. Legislative ticket
about the same. Last year Toole carried this
precinct by 17 majority, a Republican gain
of 9. _ ___ _
REWARD HI91.
The Democrats of Montana owe much to
Mr. Comly. His disfranchisement law, en
acted by the Democratic Legislature last win
ter, accomplished the full purpose of his
party. It cost the Republicans of Lewis and
Clarke at least two hundred votes, in Deer
Lodge probably as many more, and in other
oounties of the Territory a like ratio. Let
Mr. Comly be duly rewarded by the Democ
racy. _
Tux majority for Maginnis in Chouteau
county is stated by Mr. Tom C. Power at 40.
Mr. Garrison's bull-train did the little job.
Our Western New York Letter.
S Niceols, N. Y., July 26, 1872
T« tbe Editor of the Herald:
So long has my pen been idle, from a great
pressure of cares and toils, so common to
this sublunary sphere, that I take it up again
with trembling hand, fearing that yourself
aad readers may have forgotten me altogether.
Yet I feel that I would not allow the cher
ished memories of the past to be forgotten,
and consequently must resume that which is
the only medium to convey that far off land
■ytesdokoryof remembrance—-the pen.
From this load of railroads, telegraphs,
schools and churches, I write. The Old Em
pire State, where the majestic old Susque
h aim ah river sweeps along through a beauti
ful valley, just before it makes an elliow turn
through a range of mountains, into tbe old
Keystone State, is the parson home from
whence I write, eusconsed among magnificent
old eims, maples and pines. It is truly a desi
rable {dace of retirement during the exces
sive warm weather which we have had during
this
SEASON,
which so far has been wet and Lot. Just now
it is the time for gathering the hay crops,
which is extended with almobt constant rains.
More warm and sultry weather I have never
seen in any one season than this, and withal,
never larger
CHOPS,
altogether, of both buy and grain. Corn and
oats are becoming unusually large in this sec
tion, while prices are moderate, aud promise
to both grower and eater a reasonable basis
of living.
This has once been a great lumbering
country—running rafts to Baltimore—in years
gone by, but now the forests have given away
to fields of grain, while the cottage of many
a rustling farmei^dotx the landscape as far as
the eye can reach.
ortt CHURCHES,
and the good people of the surrounding coun
try are engaged to promote eveiy necessary
reform possible, and yet, even in this long
settled country, there is much to do. Let
not the good people of Montana conclude
they have ail the heathens; no, no! The
fact is we are little better organized to do a
work that is umversally needed everywhere.
Just now we are beginning to feel the pres
sure of the times in
PRESIDENT MAKING,
with its excitements upon us, often diverting
many from the more sober realities of real
life, and monopolizing the feelings of the
mind to the chicanery of political dema
gogues. But, according to the genius of our
institutions, every four years we must go
through this peculiar manipulating process,
and thus perpetuate on down to future pos
terity the liberties our fathers fought and bled
for. Yea! may I not say those for which
our brothers have died to preserve unto us !
So it is, and may the right ones be continued
in rule over this great nation, that it may never
again be subjected to the cruel barbarities of a
relentless civil war.
politically
there are only two kinds of stock in market
for the contest for president this fall. Much
depeuds upon the "ups" and "downs" of tlieir
capital, between this and next November,
and yet, I think, no sanguinary conflict can
overthrow or blot out tbe record of a nation
saved, and a people prospered beyond all pre
cedental action of nations under the past
regime of administrations to which we have
been subjected. But I write not as a politi
cian, and will not write {»olitics ; ire of tiic
States must settle the question who shall lie
president—Grant or Greeley—which we in
tend to do by returning "Ulysses" again to
the White House.
INTERESTS
of Montana, I see by the Herald, are noted
as prosperous, for which I think the good
people of that land have reason to take cour
age, and move forward. The truth is, Mon
tana, with her National Park, railroads com
pleted, mines and inexhaustible agricultural
facilities, is destined to be the theme of many
a song, and burden of many an able pen in
time to come. She need not shun or scorn
her natural advantages, becoming so promi
nent os to elicit the admiration and wonder
of the world at large.
I rejoice to learn the advent of bishops,
priests, teachers and other notables, whose
presence will do much to give her both a re
ligious and temporal importance to call out
and employ the current means of the Terri
tory. I trust Montana is but in her embryo
state of what is yet to deck the corridors of
her future prosperity, and with the building
of the school house and church, she will ride
triumphantly on in her mardi of progress,
until with good feeling and open arms to nil
she will be numbered with the greatest of
the land. Her railroads to be built, mines
developed and lands tilled, she can extend to
all a hearty welcome.
Yours truly, *
GEO. COMFORT.
TELEGRAMS
reported specially for tiie herald by
WE8TKRN UNION TELEGRAPH COMPANY.
UNITED STATES.
Washington, August 8.—Both parties here
claim North Carolina. The Republicans are
to-day rejoicing over tbe dispatch received by
Columubus Delano from Collector of Internal
Revenue Young, at Italeigb, dateok2:80 last
night, saying : "Things look better to-night
The hasty and unreliable disnatebes of the
Democrats are being corrected by tbe official
returns. Tbe Republicans are much more
sanguine. Smith's election in tbe 3d district
is now considered certain. We think we
have carried the State.
New York, August 8.—The Time* is not
willing to concede North Carolina to the
Democrats. It thinks it may take the official
vote to decide it.
The Her aid'* Ralegh special says it may
take an official count to give the result in
North Carolina, and that the Democrats
claim a majority of 2,000 or 3,000.
The Tribune rejoices over a victory, claim
ing 1,000 majority in the State at tbe lowest.
Washington, August 2.-A letter from Hon.
James G. Blaine to Senator Snmner in refer
ence to the recent letter of the Senator to the
colored citizens, is published to-dav. The
letter is dated, Augusta, Maine, July 81st, and
opens as follows:
Your letter published in the papers of this
morning will create profound {Run and regret
among your former political friends through
out New England. Your power to injure
General Grant was exhausted in your remark
able speech in the Senate. Your power to
injure yourself was uot fully exhonerated
until you announced open alliance with the
Southern secessionists in their efforts to de
stroy the Republican party of tbe nation.
The writer says he recently reud an account
given by Sumner in his works, of the assaults
upon him in the Senate by Brooks for defend
ing the negro, and says that the entire Demo
cratic party of tiie South, and to some extent
in the North, approved of that assault; that
Toombs openly announced in the Senate bis
approval of it; and that Jefferson Davis
wrote a fulsome eulogy of Brooks on account
of it. It is safe to say that every man in the
South who rejoiced over this attempt at mur
der, was afterwards found in the rebellious
conspiracy to murder the nation; and it is
still safer to sqv that every one of them who
survives, is to-day the Senator's fellow-laborer
in support of Greeley.
The writer thinks that nothing so marvel
lous has ever occurred in American politics
as the fellcKrship of Robert Toombs, Jeff.
Davis and Charles Sumner, in joint effort to
drive the Republican party from power and
hand over the government to the practical
control of those who so recently sought to
destroy it.
He regards the Republican record of Mr.
Greeley as of no consequence. Conceding,
for th% sake of argument, what he (Blaine)
does not believe to be a fact, that Greele,
would remain firm in his Republican princi
pies, he would he powerless against the Con
gress that would come into power with him
m the event of his election, and cites tbe case
of Johnson as a striking illustration of the
inability of a President to enforce a policy to
which Congress is opposed. Besides, Greeley,
already in his acceptance has taken ground
again* the Republican doctrine of the d
otdhe National Government to secure to its
citizens protection of life, person and prop
erty, and pleases all the ku-klux in the Soi
by repeating that the Democratic cant about
self-government, and inveighing in good rebel
parlance against centralization; and finally
declaring that there shall be no Federal sub
version of tbe internal policy of the several
States and muicipalities, but that each shall
be left free to enforce the rights aud promote
the well-being of its inhabitants by such means
as the judgment of its own people shall pre
scribe. The meaning of all this in plain
English is, that no matter how the colored
citizens of the South may be abused, wronged
and oppressed, Congress shall not interfere
fur their protection, but leave them to the
tender mercies of local self-governments ad
ministered by white rebels. <,
Tbe writer reminds Snmner of the defeat
of his civil rights bill in the last Congress by
the factions opposition of the Democrats, who
would not even allow a vote on it, und now
he lends his voice and influence to the re
election of these members. He asks Sumner,
as a candid man, if he does not know that
with these in power in Congress, the rights
of the colored men are not absolutely sacri
ficed, so far as these rights depend on Federal
legislation ? He says the rights of the colored
men in this country are secured, if at all, by
the latest amendments to the Constitution,
and to give full scope and effect to them
legislation by Congress is imperatively re
quired ; against this he shows that the Demo
or t „ MM
cress against Peters' and Stevenson's resolu
tions affirming the validity of these amend
ments, and such necessary legislation as is
required to give them force. The acknowl
edgment by tiie Democrats that these amend
ments are valid parts of tbe Constitution
amounts to nothing, as the amendments ate
worthless to the colored men until Congress
makes them effective end practical. If the
rights of the colored men are to be left to the
legislation of the Southern States without
Congressional intervention, he would under
a Democratic Administration be deprived of
the right of suffrage in less than two years,
and he would be very lucky if he escaped
some form of chattel slavery or peonage.
When he (Sumner) advises the colored men
that, their rights will be safe in tbe hands of
the Democratic party, he deludes and mis
leads them.
The writer argues that if Greeley is elected
his administration will be essentially Demo
cratic. Sumner's argument that Greeley's
receiving the Democratic nomination doe«
not make him a Democrat, he considers is not
ertinent ; that the point Is not what Greeley
imself may become, but what will be the
complexion of the great legislative branch of
the government with all its vast controlling
power.
The writer repeats his arguments, that
Greeley would be powerless to enforce any
policy against tbe will of Congress. He con
cludes bv assuring Sumner that the colored
men will not follow either him or Greeley in
their support of the Democratic party. They
will not forget his (Sumner's) services to them
in the past ; nor will they forget that heated
and blinded by the hatred of one man, that
he turned his back on them.
Cincinnati, August 2.—Judge Stanley
the Cincinnati Convention, addreiaed an im
mense Republican meeting at Clifton this
evening in a powerful speech announcing
his determination to support Grant and Wil
son. He reviewed tbe Cincinnati Conven
tion and commented upon the candidates and
platform in severe and caustic terms. At
the conclusion of Judge Matthews' speech,
Senator Wilson, who is here en route to In
diana, made a short speech, which was en
thusiastically received.
CincAGO, August 3.— -The speech of Judge
Matthews at Cincinnati last night was a mas
terly argument against the Liberal movement
and its candidates. His explanation of the
reasons which induced him to the conclusibn
that he was relieved from all obligations to
,dea toput in
nomination is an arraignment of the Cincin
support the ticket that he had aid
nati Convention as a body of corruption
trading politicians, bent on spoils rather than
the accomplishment of the reform for which
it had ostensibly assembled. He says the
Convention fell below the mark of its own
necessaiy standard. It was filled with poli
ticians of the ordinary stamp; men who
wanted offices for themselves god their
friends, aud who consequently were deter
mined that no one should be nominated to
dispense office in case of his election who
would not acknowledge and remember the
obligations to rewura the party for Us
services. It found such men who, personally
and by agents, were soliciting the situation ;
men who, personally or by their spokesmen,
were willing to negotiate for it. A bargain
was struck and the nominations were made.
His speech is an exhaustive review of the
history of the Liberal party, its Convention,
and of tiie Baltimore endorsements of its
candidates and platform. It discusses the
record of President Grant's administration,
occasionally condemning, but generally ap
proving, and summing up by the declaration
that the general conduct of his administra
tion, so far as his executive duties have been
involved, in my estimation, has been person
ally pure, and characterized in the main by
a regard for the Constitution and the law, by
wisdom, prudence, and a conscientious de
sire to promote the public interest. On the
other hand, he shows that all of Greeley's
training has been in the school of bitter par
tisan politics, that he has always approved
the Jacksonian doctrine, "To the victors be
long the spoils," and hence that no hope of
civil service reform lies in his elevation to
the Presidency ; and considering the fact that
if elected he must necessarily represent the
worst wing of the Democratic party, there is
room for the gravest apprehensions that that
branch of the public service, under his ad
ministration, would he liable to a greater de
gree of corruption than any which has gone
before it.
New York, August 3.—It is said that the
Appollo Hall Democracy will take but little
or no active part in the Presidential campaign,
but will devote itself wholly to the city, coun
tv, and btate affairs.
Jasper Van Leek, a well known banker of
this city, late of the firm of Reed & Van Leek,
has submitted his affidavit to the grand jurys
claiming that he had been wrongfully con
fined in tbe Bloomingdale asylum, for the last
sixteen months ; and that he and other inmates
were treated with the most revolting cruelty,
all being at the mercy of the brutol keepers.
The directors of the asylum are now in ses
sion investigating the charges of Van Leek,
who waB released a few days ago.
Col Jerome B. Fellows will sail for Eurofie,
bearing bute dispatches to the Geneva Con
ference. Their tenor is not known.
Chief Justice Chase has been suffering from
chills at Narragansett.
A dispatch from Saratoga says that Long
fellow is completely disabled. The suspen
sory ligaments are injured, and there is not
«the slightest hope that they can ever again
perform their functions. John Harper says
that Longfellow is hopelessly broken down.
Washington, August 2.—The Department
of Agriculture to-day commenced the distri
bution of several superior varieties of fall
wheat to all the States and Territories adapted
to its growth.
The Superintendent of the Mounted Recruit
ing service has been ordered to forward 200
recruits to Fort Hayes, Kansas, to be assigned
to the 6th cavalry. Major Clark is relieved
from duty in the Department of the Platte,
and is ordered to report for duty to the Paymas
ter General, A^ajor Rochester having been
ordered to Louisville,
Detroit, August 2.— -The colored voters
held a large and enthusiastic meeting here
to-night, which was addressed at considerable
length by the Rev. George W. Williams, of
Boston, the pupil and intimate friend of Sum
ner, who counseled his hearers to disregard
Sumner's advice to vote for Greeley. Reso
lutions were unanimously adopted promising
unswerving fidelity to the party which made
the colored men free ; adhering to their faith
in General Grant, and their determination to
resolutions condemning the advice of Sumner
to them, to leave the Republican party and
ally themselves with the Democrats, trat de
claring eternal fidelity to the Republican party

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