I CAOAI AMR QT!n' MaTCQ I
X muni mu uiuua iijilui
S.O03 b-ishels cirn wanted. I will
piva one dollar an. I s'xiy cents par
birrel for I.OJO barrels of corn deliv
ered at the I'iljyrinriye D stillery dur
ing tlu months of March and April.
Jxo. W. Mu.r.i'.!!, Jljrr.
A. D. Eilis soM a calf to J. II. Kera
psr for ZD.
ISettor keep a Tew hens well, than a
-mat many only half right.
ISowen Fox bought several horses
.Monday rallying' from $75 to S10J.
Lyon & Allen bought of Cotton &
Moore 37 2-year-old cattle at 42.59 per
It.nigman ISro's.. sold to Young I'ro's.,
of adair, a bunch of short yearlings at
Itrauham llcazley bought 20 shoats
of various parties, averaging 123 lbs.
at 3 1-4 c.
Alex Gibbs bought of Sam Embry a
bunch of usee shoats, averaging 125
lbs., at :: l-4i
W. A. and IL A. Ilcazlej' sold to Col.
Ilot-inson a load of heavy hogs aver
aging 100 lbs. at 3 1-2 c.
W. 11. Iturton sold a nice n-'-car-old
combined mare Monday- to lirown
lSro's., e; Nicholas vili, at 1C5.
Alex Gibbs bought of Taylor Raney
and others of that neighborhood, a
nice lot ot llo lo. shoats at . 1-4 c per
The many failures in the poultry
business are due to being in too great
a Lurry. Commence at the bottom
an I work your way up.
If you are contemplating trying the
secrets of artificial incubation, don't
expect, the machine to hatch gold dol
lars out of the eggs
ThkUkcokd is prepared to print nico,
r.c.it hors; cards at reasonable prices
Owners of stallions an 1 Jacks in Har-
raru and adj ming counties will earn
many a dollar by advertising their
stock in The Kkcokd.
Mr. Lswis McKrayer has bought
through Hue, Curte5 fc Co.. Ilar.rods
burg's live real estate agency, the old
lVter D.mii farm, 313 acrrs, near Mc
Afee, at S43 an acre. Mr. Mell'-ayer
will move to the place in a few days.
A man may succeed well upon 30 or
101 acrs of laud; he doubles the size
of his farm, but it is only to find that
he makes no more money than he did
be "ore, for his theories did not hold in
practice. The exception comes to him
who takes to stock raising.
The draft horse does the work of the
farm most satisfactorily, and with less
expense and worry; sell higher and
more readily; costs less to get him
ready for market: service fee is not
high; he costs less time and work to
Farmers take notice. Don't give
any order for wire fence or fencing
machines until you see L. 15. Hughes,
who handles the best on the market
Call on or address I It. Hughes, Marks
bury, Garrard County Ky., or leave
orders with J. R Haselden Lancaster,
Oats and peas are good food for
sheep because they are not so heating
us more carbonateous food, like corn
and corn meaL The use of too much
heating food may cause a shedding of
wool, and this may reduce the strength
and vitality of the animal as well.
In ISSS my wife went East and was
attacked with rheumatism. She receiv
ed no relief until she tried Chamber
lain's Pain Ralm. Since that time we
have never been without it We find
it gives instant relief in eises of burns
and scalds and is never failing for all
rheumatic and ncura pains. D. C
Rn.vxT, Santa Yncz, CaL For sale by
1L E. MeRoberts, Lancaster Ky.
The Richmond Pantagrapk says: Mr
J. W. Kales, whe represents a large
sattlc exporting firm in New York,
received a telegram Saturdpy advis
ing him to discontinue shipment of
cattle for the present owing to unset
tled market caused by war situation.
The Jessamine Journal says; Quite
a number of good horses exchanged
hands here last Monday. Geo. II. Tay
lor sold to II. Ingram, of Indianayolis,
lnd.t a four-year-old seal brown Hack
ney by little Swell for 125. Walter
Scotts sold a chesuut geiding, four-year-old,
to Wm. Peel for Pennsyl
vania parties for $75 and $05. Joseph
"Wallace bought of T. T. Leavelle a
two-year-old chesnut filly by Warlock,
Monday being a very rainy day not
much was done on the streets. There
were HqO or COO cattle on the market
but they were mostly withdrawn at
prices offered, only a few being sold.
Horses -vt-rj dull. J. C. Hays sold a
bunch of yearlings to the Messrs.
Hendron, of Madison, which were
about the only sale made of any conse
quence. There were buyers for good
cattle but the inclemency of the weath
er kept the batter quality away and
we might say that court day in Lan
caster was a failure so far as trading
was concerned, but the feeling was
good and will hz better by April court.
Lixcohx Itemes John Wilson sold
to John Fox a g'elding for $100. B. G.
Lox bought of P. W. Carter a harness
gelding for $100. B. N. Roller sold to
J. II. liaughman his harness horse for
$75, Mark Hardin bought of William
Lunsford a shorthorn cow for $35 and
a sow and pigs for $15. G. A. Swine
broad sold at Danville Monday a yoke
of oxen at 2 l-4c and a bull for $40 and
bought a bunch of calves at $10. Lyon
& Allen sold at Danville Monday five
plain 1,000-pound cattle at 4 l-4c. Ihey
bought 17 long yearlings at $32 30 and
sold them the same day to Cobb & Lil
lard at $10 profit on the bunch. A. M.
Feland has a mare which is 23 years
old end which has raised 13 fine colts
and is now suckling and 19th one. Sev
eral of the mules she has raised have
sold for $100 each at a yearling and one
tf them brought him $125 at that age.
THE JOURNEY OF HAG AB,
Wilh Ishmacl, Through the Desert and
ths Lesson It Teaches.
rootaor:, 1Vr:iry an;l Thirsty Abraham's
Si-rvaut I.-rjUetl to Heaven for Noiiriah
luniit and Found It Interesting Ser
mon by Kcv. Tulm.ie, I). I).
Dr. Talmage's sermon Sunday was
Gen., xxi., 10: "And God opened her
Dyes, and she saw a well of water; and
he went and filled the bottle with
water and gave the lad drink."
Morning breaks upon Reer-shcba.
There is an early stir in the house of
old Abraham. There has been trouble
among the domesties. Hagar, an as
sistant in the household, and her son,
a brisk lad of 10 years, have become
impudent and insolent, and Sarah,
the mistress of the household, puts her
foot down very hard and saj's that
they will have to leave the premises.
They are packing up now. Abraham,
knowing that the journey before
his servant and her son will be
very long and across desolate places,
in the kindness of his heart sets about
putting up some bread and a bottle
with water in it. It is a very plain
lunch that Abraham provides, but I
warrant you there would have been
tnough of it had they not lost their
way. '"God be with you!" said old
Abraham, as he gave the lunch to Ha
?ar, and a good many charges as to
how she should conduct the journey.
Ishmael, the boy, I suppose, bounded
lway in the morning light. Rovs al
ways like a change. Poor Ishmael! He
has no idea of the disasters that are
ahead of him. Hagar gives one long,
lingering look on the familiar place
where she had spent so many happy
days, each scene associated with the
pride and joy of her heart, young Ish
mael. The scorching noon comes on. The
air is stilling and moves across the
Jcsert with insufferable suffocation.
Ishmael, the boy, begins to complain
and lies down, but Hagar rouses him
up, saying nothing about her own
weariness or the sweltering heat; for
mothers can endure anything. Trudge,
trudge, trudge. Crossing the dead level
af the desert, how wearily and slowly
the miles slip! A tamarind that seemed
hours ago to stand only just a little
ahead, inviting travelers to come under
its .shadow, now is as far oil as ever, or
seeniinglv so. Night drops upon the
desert, and the travelers are pillow-
less. Ishmael. very weary, I suppose,
instantly falls asleep. Hagar, as the
shadows of the night begin to lap over
each other Hagar hugs her weary boy
to her bosom and thinks of the fact
that it is her fault that they are in the
desert A star looks out, and ever fall
in" tear is kissed with a sparkle. A
wing of wind comes over the hot earth
and lifts the locks from the fevered
brow of the boy. Hagar sleeps fitfully
and in her own dreams travels over
the weary dav, and half awakes her
son by crying out in her sleep, "Ish
And so they go on dav after day and
ght after night, for they have lost
their way. No path in the shifting
sands: no sign in the burning sky.
The sack empty of Hour; the water
srone from the bottle, hat shall she
do? As she puts her fainting Ishmael
under a stunted shrub of the arid
plain, she sees the bloodshot eye, feels
the hot hand, and watches the blood
bursting from the cracked tongue, and
there is a shriek in the desert of lieer-
heba, "We shall die! We shall die!"
Now, no mother was ever made strong
enough to hear her son cry in vain for a
drink. Heretofore she had cheered her
boy by promising a speedy end of the
lournev. and even smiled upon him
when she felt desperately enough.
Now there is nothing to do but plac
him under a shrub and let him
dio. She had thought that she
would sit there and watch until the
spirit of her boy would go away for
ever, and then she would breathe out
her own life on his silent heart; but as
the boy begins to claw his tongue in
aonv of thirst and struggle in distor
tion, and begs his mother to sAay him
she can not endure the spectacle. She
puts him under a shrub and goes off a
bow-shot, and begins to weep until all
the desert seems sobbing, and her cry
strikes clear through the heavens; and
an angel of God comes out on a cloud
and looks down upon the appalling
grief and cries: "Hagar, what aileth
thee?" She looks up and she sees the
angel pointing to a well of water,
where she fills the bottle for the lad.
Thank God! Thank God!
I learn from this oriental scene, in
the first place, what a sad thing it
is when people do not know their
place and get too proud for their busi
ness! Hagar was an assistant in that
household, but she wanted to rule
there. She ridiculed and jeered until
her son, Ishmael, got the same tricks.
She dashed out her own happiness and
threw Sarah into a great fret; and if
she had stayed much longer in that
household she would have upset calm
Abraham's equilibrium. My friends,
one-half of the trouble in the world to
day comes from the fact that people
do not know their place, or, finding
their place, will not stay in it When
we come into the world there is alway
a place ready for us. VA place for Abra
ham. A place for Sarah. A place for
Hagar. A place for Ishmael. A place
for you and a place for me.
Our first duty is to find our sphere
our second is to keep it We may be
born in a sphere far off from the one
for which God finally intends us. Six-
tus V. was born on the low ground
and was a swineherd; God called
him up to wave a scepter. Ferguson
spent his early days in lookin
after sheep; God called him up to
look after stars and be a shepherd
watching the flocks of light on the
hillsides of heaven. Hogarth began
by engraving pewter pots; God raised
him to stand in the enchanted realm
of a painter. The shoemaker's bench
held Rloomfield for a little while; but
God raised him to sit iiutbe chair of
a philosopher and Christian scholar.
The soap boiler of London could not
keep his son in that business, for God
had decided that Hawley was to be one
of the greatest astronomers of Eng
land. . . '
On the other hand we may be born'in
a sphere a little higher than that for
which God intends us. We may be
born in a castle, and play in a costly
conservatory, and feed high-bred
pointers, and angle for gold fish in
artificial ponds, and be familiar with
the princess; yet God may better have
fitted us for a carpenter s shop, or den
tist's forceps, or a weaver's shuttle, or
a blacksmith's forge. The great thing
is to find just the sphere for which God
intended us, and then to occupy that
sphere, and occupy it Jorercr.
Here is a man God fashioned
to make a plow. There is a
man uotl fashioned to make a
constitution. The man who makes
the plow is just as honorable as the
man who makes the constitution.
There is a woman who was made to
shi nu a robe, and yonder is.one in
tended to be a que in and wear it. It
seems to me that in the one case as in
the other, God appoints the sphere,
and the needle is just as respectable
n His sight as the scepter. I do not
know but that the world would long
o have been saved if some of the
men out of the ministry were in it, and
some of those who are in it were out
of it I really think that one-half the
world may be divided into two quar
ters those who have not found their
sphere, and those who having found it,
are not willing to stay there. How
many are struggling for a position a
little higher than, that which God in
tended them. The bondswoman wants
to be mistress. Hagar keeps crowding
Sarah. The small wheel of a watch
beautifully went treading its golden
pathway wants to be the balance-
wheel, and the sparrow with chagrin
drops into the brook because it can
not, like the eagle, cut a circle under
In the Lord's army we all want to be
brigadier generals! The sloop says:
"More mast, more tonnage, more can
vas. Uh, that I were a topsail schoon
er, or a full-rigged brig, or a Cunard
steamer!" And so the world is filled
with cries of discontent, because we
are not willing to stay in the place
where God put us and intended us to
be. My friends, be not too proud to
do anything God tells you to do;for the
lack of aright disposition in this re
spect the world is strewn with wonder
ing Hagars and Ishmaels. God has
given each one of us a work to do.
You carry a scuttle of coal up that
dark alley. You distribute that Chris
tian tract. You give $10,000 to the
missionary cause. iou lor i; years
sit with chronic rheumatism, display
ing the beauty of Christian submis
sion. Whatever God calls you to,
whether it win hissing or huzza;
whether to walk under triumphal
arch or lift the sot out of the ditch;
whether it be to preach on a Pentecost
or tell some wanderer ot the street
of the mercy of the Christ of Mary
Magdalene; whether it be to weave
garland for a laughing child on a
spring morning and call her a Mary
Queen, or to comb out the tangled
locks of a waif of the street and cut up
one of your old dresses to fit her out
for the sanctuary do it, and do it
and do it right away. Whether it be
a crown or yoke, do not fidget. Ever
lasting honors upon those who do their
work, and do their whole work, and
are contented in the sphere in which
God has put them; while there is wan
dering, and exile, and desolation, and
wilderness for discontented Hagar and
Again, I find in this Oriental scene a
lesson of sympathy with woman when
she goes forth trudging in the desert
What a great change it was for this
Hagar! Iherc was the tent, and all
the surroundings of Abraham's house,
beautiful and luxurious, no doubt
Now she is going out into the hot
sands of the desert. Oh, what a change
it was! And in our day we often see
the wheel of fortune turn. Here
some one who lived in the very bright
home of her father. She had every
thing possible to administer to
her happiness plenty at the table,
music in the drawing room, welcome
at the door. She is led forth into life
by some one who can not appreciate
her. A dissipated soul comes and takes
her out in the desert. Cruelties blot
out all the lights of that home circle
Harsh words wear out her spirits. The
high hopes that shone out over the
marriage altar while the ring was be
ing set, and the vows given, and the
benediction pronounced, have all faded
with the orange blossoms, and there
she is to-day broken hearted, thinking
of past joj-s and present desolation and
coining anguish. Hagar in the wilder
ness? Here is beautiful home. You can
not think of anything that can be add
ed to it. For years there has not been
the suggestion of a single trouble.
Rright and happy children fill the
house with laughter and song. Rooks
to read. Pictures to look at Lounges
to rest on. Cup of domestic joy full
and running over. Dark night drops.
Pillow hot Pulses flutter. Eyes close.
And the foot whose welUknown steps
on the door sill brought the whole
household out at eventide crying:
"Father's coming!" will never sound
on the door sill again. A long, deep
grief plowed through all the bright
ness of domestic lire. Paradise lost.
Widowhood. Hagar in the wilderness.
How often is it we see the weak arm
of woman conscripted for this battle
with the rough world. Who is she, go
ing down the street in the early light
of the morning, pale with exhausting
work, not half slept out with the slum
bers of last night, tragedies of suffer
ing written all over her face, her lus
treless eyes looking far ahead, as
though for the coming of some other
trouble? Her parents call her Mary,
or Rertha, or Agnes, on the day when
they held her up to the font and
the Christian minister sprinkled on
the infant's face the washings
of a holy baptism. Her name is chang
ed now. I hear it in the shuffle of the
wornout shoes. 1 see it in the "figure of
the faded calico. I find it in the linea
ments of the woe-begone countenance.
Not Mary, nor Rertha, nor Agnes, but
Hagar in the wilderness, May God
have mercy upon woman in her toils,
her struggles, her hardships, her deso
lation, and may the great heart of
divine sympathy inclose her forever!
Again, I find in this oriental scene
the fact that every mqther leads forth
You saj-: '-That isn't an unusual
scene, a mother leading her child by
the hand." Who is it that she is lead
ing? Ishmael, you say. Who is Ishmael?
A great nation is to be founded a
nation so strong that- it' stands for
thousands of years against all the ar
mies of the world. Egypt and Assyria
thunder against it, but in vain. Gaulus
brings up his army; and his army is
smitten. Alexander decides upon a
campaign, brings up his hosts, and
For a long while that nation monop
olizes the learning of the world. It is
the nation of Arabs. Who founded it?
Ishmael, the lad that Hagar led into
the wilderness. She had no idea she
was leading forth such destinies.
Neither does any mother. You pass
along the street and see and pass boys
and girls who will yet make the earth
quake with their influence.
Who is that boy at Sutton Pool, Ply
mouth, Eng., barefooted, wading down
into the slush and slime, until his bare
foot comes upon ft piece of glass aa4
he lift it, bleeding and pajn.truck?
That wound in the foot decides that he
be sedentary in his life, decides that ho
be a student That wound by the glass
the foot decides that he shall
John Kitto, who shall pro
vide the best religious encyclope
dia the world has ever had pro
vided, and, with his other writings
as well, throwing a light upon the
Word of God such as has come from no
other man in this century. Oh, mother.
mother, that little hand that wanders
over your face may yet be lifted to hurl
thunderbolts of war or drop benedic
tions! That little voice may blas
pheme God in the grogshop or
cry "rorwards to the Loras nosts
as they go out for their last victory.
My mind this morning leaps 30
years ahead, and 1 see a merchant
prince of New York. One stroke
of his pen brings a ship out of Canton.
Another stroke of his pen brings a ship
in Madras. He is mighty in all the
money markets of the world. Who is
he? He sits on Sabbaths beside you in
church. My mind leaps SO years for
ward from this time, and I find myself
in a relief association. A great multi
tude of Christian women have met to
gether for a generous purpose.
There is one woman in that crowd
who seems to have the confidence
of all the others, and they all
look up to her for counsel and
for her prayers. Who is she? This
afternoon you will find her in the Sabbath-school,
while the teacher tells her
that Christ, who clothed the naked,
and fed the hungry, and healed the
sick. My mind leaps forward 30 years
from now, and I find myself in an Af
rican jungle, and there is a missionary
of the cross addressing the natives, and
their dusky countenances are irradi
ated with the glad tidings of great
joy and salvation. Who is he? Did
you not hear his voice to-day in the
opening song of your church service?
My mind leaps forward 30 years from
now, and I find myself looking through
the wickedness of a prison. I see a
face scarred with every crime. His
chin on his open palm, his elbow on
his knee a picture of despair. As I
open the wicket he starts, and I hear
his chain clank. The jail-keeper tells
me that he has been in there three
times first for theft, then for arson,
cind now for murder. He steps upon
the trap door, the rope is fastened to
his neck, the plank falls, his body
swings in the air, his soul awings off
into eternity. Who is he, and where is
he? This afternoon playing kite on
the city commons. Mother, you are now
hoisting a throne or forging a chain;
you are kindling a star or digging a
A Christian mother a good many
years ago sat teaching lessons of re
ligion to her child, and he drank in
those lessons. She never knew that
Lamphier would come forth and estab
lish the Fulton-street prayermeeting,
and by one meeting revolutionize the
devotions of the whole earth and thrill
the eternities with his Christian inllu
ence. Lamphier said it was his mother
who brought him to Jesus Christ, bho
never had an idea that she was leading
forth such destinies. Rut oh,
when I sec a mother reckless
of Her influence, rattling on toward
destruction, garlanded for the sacrifice
with unseemly mirth and godlessness,
dancing on down to perdition, taking
her children in the same direction.
preparing them for a life of frivolity,
l can not help but say: "mere they go
there they go; Hagar and Ishmael!"
I tell you there are wilder deserts than
Reer-sheba in many of the fashion
able circles of this day. Dissipated
parents leading dissipated chu
dren. Avaricious parents leadin
avaricious children. I'rayerless pa
rents leading prayerless children
They go through every street,
up every dark alley, into every cellar,
along every highway. Hagar and Ish
macl! And while I pronounce their
names it seems .like the moaning of
the desert wind: "Hagar and Ishmael!"
I learn one more lesson from this
Oriental scene, and that is that
every wilderness has a well in it
Hagar and Ishmael gave up to die,
Hagar's heart sank within her as she
heard her child crying: "Water
Waterl Waters' "All! she says,
"my darling, there is no water. This
is a desert!" " And "then God's angel
said from the cloud: "What aileth
thee, Hagar?" And she looked up and
saw Him pointing to a well of water,
where she filled the bottle for the lad.
Rlessed be God, that there is in every
wilderness a well, if you only know
how to find it fountains for all
these thirsty souls. On that last
day, on that great day of the feast,
Jesus stood and cried: "If any
man thirst, let him com; to' me
and drink." All these other fount
ains you find are mere mirages of the
desert Paracelsus, you know, spent
his time in trying to find out the elixir
of life a liquid, which, if taken, would
keep one perpetually young in this
world, and would change the aged back
again to youth. Of course he was dis
appointed; he .found not tho elixir,
Rut here I tell you of the elixir of
everlasting life bursting from tho
"Rock of Ages," and that drinking
that water you shall never get old, and
you will never be sick, and you will
never die. "Ho, every one that
thirsteth, come ye to the waters." Ah,
here is a man who says: "I believe all
you say, but' I have been trudg
ing along in the wilderness, and can
find the fountain." Do you know the
reason? I will tell you. You neve
looked in the right direction. "Oh,
you sa "I have looked everywhere,
I have looked north, south, east and
west and I haven't found the foun
tain." Why, you are not looking in
the right direction at all.
Most people know that gold is the most
widely distributed of all metals, being
found in almost every country in tho
world, though, of .course, not in quan
tities which it would pay to dig. Now"
comes the startling disoovery that tha
common red clay of which bricks are
made contains gold at the rate of near
ly a shilling's worth to the ton even,
in some cases, a- little more. In the
houses of London there arc at least 5,
000,000 tons of brick. Make a little
calculation at the rate of one shilling
per ton, and you will find that no less
than 250,000 of the precious metal is
locked tightly up in the ujly red walk)
of London alone.
Pbof. Sxei-so says that the age of fish
is almost unlimited. As to the length
of the life of fish it is said. that the
ordinary carp," if not interfered with,
would live about 500 years. He says
that there are now living in the Royal
aquarium in Russia several carp that
are known to be over 600 years old and
that he has ascertained, in a number
of cases, that whales live to be over 200.
years old. The ordinary goldfish has
also been known to.Uve pver 100 yean,
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Vai-pakaiso, lnd., March 30. A
thousand students of the Northern In
diana Normal school and the citizens
headed hy the city band, paraded th
principal streets of the city Tuesday
night, carrying banners reading 'Lon
live Cuba," and "Down with Spain,
and an effigy labeled Premier Sagasta.
with the stars aud stripes floating at
the head of the procession. The crowd
marched to the court house' yard and
there hung Sagasta in effigy. Speeches
were made by a number of students
condemning Spain and endorsing the
stand taken by congress Tuesday.
Then torches were, applied to the
effigy and it was burned.
A Peannt Cautei Death.
Kokomo. lnd., March 80. There were
two sudden deaths in the family of
Rev. Richard Hassett. During the fu
neral services of a son some one gave a
two-year-old granddaughter a peanut
to keep her quiet. The nut lodged in
the bronchial tube and was drawn into
the lung, producing death. Rv. Mr
Bassett represented this county in the
state legislature of 1S93, beingthe on.'y
colored man in the house.
A mail carrier who has reaelieu
Skaguay from Circle City and Dawson
says there is sufficient food in l&c
Klondike region to last the presca
population two years.
Howard Gould was elected to mem
bership in the New York Stock ex
change a few days ago. The privilege
cost him about $21,000. It is not ex
pected that he will become an active
broker, but that he sought member
ship so he could buy and sell his own
securities at brokers' rather than cus
tomers' commission. The outsider
must pay one-eighth of one per cent,
to brokers as commission, but members
of the excliange pay to another broker
only 82 for each 100 shares of stock
handled. Though Iloward Gould is
not a speculator, he deals in securities
sometimes owned by himself.
The most powerful locomotive in
the world is one which has been built
by the llrooks company for the Great
Northern railway. Some of the dimen
sions of this gigantic machine are:
Weight, 212,750 pounds; cylinders, 21 by
34 inches; driving wheels, 53 inches in
diameter; working boiler pressure, 210
pounds. It is about as powerful as sis
gf the former popular 15 by 29 inch lo
comotives, and oan pull 7,700 tons on a
There is a tobacco store in the Hay
market, London, which has been con
ducted in the same building without
change and by the same family, son
succeeding father, since the reign ol
About forty tons of letters pass daily
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