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SUNDAY CAPITAL NEWS
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warmer today.
Vol. XXIX
TWENTY-SIX PAGES
BOISE, IDAHO, SUNDAY MORNING, JANUARY' 12, 1913.
No. 178
PLAIN TALK BY WILSON
TO BUSINESS MEN
AT CHICAGO
President-elect Wilson tonight told
President-Elect Declares It Is Up to Them
to Prove That There Is no
Cause tor Distrust
Chicago, Jan.'ll. —
,'i big gathering of the richest men in the central west—;***
1 tankers, heel barons, railroad presidents, ete.—that it was
up to them to prove to the rank and tile of the people of
the country that the rank and file have no cause to distrust'
the business and business men of the country. !
"That is your business," declared the chief executive-j
to-be. "It is not mine." !
The occasion was his speech at the annual banquet of
the Chicago Commercial club. Wilson said that whether!
or not the people were justified in districting business and
business men it was a fact that they distrust them. That,
lie said, was one of the great obstacles to the accomplish-'
meats of the four prime reforms, which lie enumerated.
The banqueters seemed to like the president-elect's speech:
in spite of the fact that he told them what they would have
1u do. They applauded him frequently, especially when
l.e described well known methods of finance in good hu
mored words. But they showed their disagreement with;
him by refraining from applauding when he declared that,
monopoly must he ended—and lie chided them good-hu
moredly for it.
Governor Wilson was loudly applauded when he said:
"I'm not indicting tin hanking methods of this country.I
Tin- banking system of this country does not need to lu
indicted, li has been convicted."
< 'iheu po. Jan. 11. Before an audience
of Commercial club banqueters who
jnclud- d tie principal moneyed men of
Chicago, President-elect Woodrow Wil
son tonight, expounded his doctrine of
"new freedom" and told his auditors
that they ought to conduct their busi
ness honestly, in compliance with the
law and with the sense of "mercy and
justice." Governor Wilson's theme
was "The relations between business
and government." He plainly indicated
that business need not expect to he let
alone if it was engaged in using or
striving to use the government to get
special help and particular favors.
The function of government, lie de
clared, were to servo mankind and not
any class or party. He said all con
nection that retarded that end must
be broken.
The president-elect arrived in Chi
cago to find the city in a turmoil of
excitement over the efforts of the two
Democratic factions to get Ids « ar and
gain his support in the contest between
the Hearst-Harrison faction and the
Roger Sullivan faction for two United
States senatorships and control of the
state Democratic machinery. To avoid
unpleasantness, Governor Wilson left
1» is train at Englewood, on the south
side, met the reception committee of
the Chicago Commercial club and was
taken to the north side.
miles in I
ill! automobile to the home of David
R. Jones, an old Princeton schoolmate
and former Princeton trustee. j
To Take No Part.
He made known at once that he did j
not desire to be drawn into tin* polit
J<-al feud and, as a result, jieither fac- j
lion made an effort to reach him. At
the Jones home Governor Wilson had.
a long visit with Charles it. Crane,
chairman of the finance committee ifi j
the Democratic campaign He had not j
seen Crane since before election. The
president-elect explained afterwards
that he had talked with Crane as lie
has talked with other Democrats at
Trenton for the purpose* of getting his
"information and opinions."
Crane, who lias frequently been men
tioned as a cabinet possibility or min
ister to China, is not affiliated with
either Democratic faction in Illinois.
Among the big business men who
heard Governor Wilson's speech were:
J. Ogden Armour and Louis F. Swift,
packers; A. J. Earling, president of the
St. Paul railway; John
multi-milionaire banker; S. M. 1
president of the Great Western; U. A.
Delano, president of the Wabash;
Marvin Hughitt, president of the
Northwestern; Cyrus McCormick, head
of the international Harvester com
pany; James A. Patten, wheat king,
George M. Reynolds, president of the
Continental Commercial National bank;
Julius Rosenwald, head of Sears-Roe
buck; John Runnells, head of the Pull
man Car company.
Up to Business Men.
"The future business of the United
States does not depend upon the gov
ernment, but upon the business men of
the United States," declared President
elect Woodrow Wilson in his speech.
Wilson said four things must be
done, either by the business men vol
untarily or under Jie "whip of law."
Farweil, j
lton.
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SENATE TO GIVE
ITS VERDICT IN
ARCHBALD CASE
Vote on Each Indictment
Separately Will Be Taken
Monday — Verdict of
Guilty Expected.
Wasl ington, Jan. II.—Has the senate
of the United States, in the event of
its finding Judge Arehbald guilty of
"high crimes and misdemeanors," when
it passes judgment on the impeachment
charges on Monday, the right to divide
the penalty laid down for impeach
ment of officials in the federal con
stitution? Can it simply remove at»
impeached judge from his office and
refrain from depriving him of the right
to hold any further office of "trust,
honor or iiroM" under the United
States"
That was the question which took
up most of the time of tite senate in
two hours of executive session this af*
«rnoon, and which tonight remained
apparently undetermined,
It was understood in the secret ses
sinn that Senators Root and Clark of
Wyoming, not counted among the
members likely to vote for the vindh a
tion of .Judge Arc hbald, w« re heard
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TERRIBLE CRIME OR
GRIM JOKE DISCLOSED
Chicago,
( hopped fr«
packed in
an. 11. A thigh, cut or
i the body of a man, and
suitcase, is all the polios
have to solve the mystery of what may
turn out to ho the most terrible crime
of a mania«* or the grim joke of u
medical student.
The thigh was found today in an al
ley in the rear of a stable in a dis
trict inhabited by foreigners. It was
wrapped in a newspaper dated Jan. 9.
Un it were parts of some underclothes,
a, garter and a sock; that, and tlu*
trademark of a suitcase were the only
clue«.
The limb, which was that of a man
of about 35, had been recently severed
from the body by an unskilled person,
police surgeons said. It has evidently
been chopped off at the knee. Because
of tiie crudeness of the operation, the
police doubt the theory that it had been
thrown away by a medical student
after use on the dissecting table. They
are more inclined to the belief that A
was murder.
'Contempt Always the Refuge of a
Judicial Tyrant and Sometimes
of a Judicial Scoundrel"
Judge Henry E. McGinn, a presiding judge of Portland. «j*
who a few days ago wired Senator Dow Dunning $10 to 4*
apply on the lines levied against R. S. Sheridan, C O. 4*
Broxon and A. R. Cruzen in the supreme court contempt 4*
case, has followed his wire with a letter which is well worth 4 *
reading, and in which he makes a new definition of the term 4*
4» "contempt." He says: 4*
4» "Klamath Falls, Ore., Tun. 8. 1913. 4*
4» "Senator Dow Dunning, 4*
4. "Boise, Idaho. 4*
4» "Dear Sir: My home is in Portland. T am temporarily »|*
4» at this point holding a term of court for one of my brothers 4*
4» of the bench. T wired you this night $10 to pay on con- 4*
4* tempt tine of Sheridan, Broxon and Cruzen. If dear old 4*
4» Sam Johnson were alive and were to revise his dictionary, 4*
14 * which had such vogue in its day. he would doubtless, with 4*
14 * his great love of truth and his detestation of sham and hum- 4*
4* bug. define contempt of court as 'Always the refuge of a 4*
judicial tyrant and sometimes of a judicial scoundrel.' 4*
"\\ ith the hope that the great God of Justice will be and 4 *
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abide with R. S. Sheridan, C. O. Broxon and A. R. Cruzen
and all theirs forevermore. I am, with all respect,
"Ever faithfully yours.
"HENRY E. McGINN,
"A Circuit Judge of the State of Oregon for Multnomah
County, Department No. 3."
GROUND FOR IMPEACHMENT.
(.Salt Lake Herald-Republican)
Upon the premise that they plainly violated the constitution of the
United States, we have suggested the impeachment of the justices of
the supreme court of Idaho. Their arbitrary notion in Imprisoning for
ten days tin- publisher ami managing editor of the Boise Capital News,
also tiie individual who was supposed to have influenced them, was
a plain violation of the constitution of the United States. Inasmuch as
deliberate violation of that supreme, fundamental law of all the states
and the several states is technical, and actual malfeasance in office is
punishable upon impeachment b\ removal from office, it is the plain
duty of the Idaho house of representatives to begin such proceedings
and to arraign those recalcitrant judicial lawbreakers before the bar of
the state senate for trial by impeachment.
Article XIII of the amendments to the constitution provides that
there shall be be no imprisonment in the United States except as pun
ishment for crime after being duly convicted. Obviously this does not
include the prop« r withholding in custody, prior to trial, of persons ac
cused of lawbreaking, the provision referring ofij.v to the definite status
of imprisonment after court judgment. Article VI of the amendments
to that sain«* great instrument gimi'ant« * s to all persons accused of
crime the right of trial by jury. Paragraph No. 2 of Article VI «I«*
< lares that "this constitution and the laws of the United States shall li
the supreme law of the land and the judges in every state shall be
bound thereby, anything in the constitution or the laws of any state to
the contrary notwithstanding."
Nothing could be more conclusive than the above eitathms t « > the
fundamental, organic law of tlu* United States. They show that the
supreme court of Idaho is specifically bound to observe the rules of con
duct therein laid down; they show that these jurists have not done so
because, by sending these newspaper men to jail, they tacitly and
actually recognized their offense as a «rime, designated it as such, and
punished it as such, since the constitution permits no imprisonment
except for crime; those citations show that, although they punished
these men, the latter were not given the right of trial by jury, which is
guaranteed them by the constitution.
Kor this arbitrary exercise of unlawful power, and this impertinent
and offensive violation of the national constitution, these judges have
violated their oaths of office, have used the doubtful power of the court
to bring it into disgrace and disrepute, ami have brought shame upon
the state of Idaho. The law-abiding, liberty-loving citizens of that
commonwealth should demand of the house that, it prepare impeach
ment charges and prosecute these lawbreakers, hurl them from tlnu
high place as keepers of the justice they have outraged and let their
fat«* forever stand as a warning to any department of government that
feeds upon usurped power until it fancies it to be inherent and inalien
able.
NO INHERENT POWER EXISTS.
The assertion that th**\ availed themselves ot an inherent power
would be no defense for them, since there is no such power in the United
States. The people* arc the only sou re« î of dominion and such authority
us they have not specifically delegated to the three branches of gov
ernment is withheld. This self-evident truth is not only logical, and a
matter of justifiable presumption, bat Article X of* the amendments to
the constitution makes it definitely pljdn that power not granted by the
people is reserved by them.
It. is true that courts existed before the adoption of the constitution,
but their power rested in the crown of England. Winn the Declaration
of Independence declared that "the united colonies are, and «»f right
ought to be, free and independent states," the authority of tin English
monarch was forever swept aside. Provisional governments provided
for the exercise of executive, legislative and judicial functions until the
adoption of the constitution by the people. That great palladium of
American liberties became then the foundation of government and. with
laws enacted by the congress, became the supreme law of the land;
whatever authority it granted, supplemented by acts of the lawmaking
branch, constitute the powers of the various departments; such powers
as it withheld, and that have not sin« « been granted by congress, are re
served to the people and may not he usurped or assumed by any official.
Because the Idaho court has despotically waged dominion which is
in direct contravention of the United States constitution, and have thus
broken the official oaths of Its members, they should he promptly im
peached.
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SOLDIER IS FROZEN
TO DEATH ON MARCH
Douglas. Arise , Jan. 11.—With more
than half of their number shoeless,
their feet frozen and cracked from
marching through the snows in the So
nora mountains, £00 reinforcements for
Hie federal garrison at ( Agua Prieta,
Sonora, arrived today. One private
was frozen to death during the march
from a central Sonora post, and an
other died of exposure.
General Ojeda, commanding the Agua
Prieta garrison, gave assurance today
that American lives and property will
he respected in the maneuvers planned
against the rebels. No date has been
set for the opening of the campaign.
Colorado Club Woman Dead.
Long Beach, Ual., Jan. 11 Mrs. Wil
liam K. Biddle of Colorado Springs,
Uolo., died here today of uraemic
poison.
'GARMENT WORKERS OF
BOSTON MAY GO OUT
Boston, Jan. 11.—'Twelv e thousand
■ garment workers of Boston may he
j « ailed out here in sympathy
trike now
with th«>
in New York and t«i
better conditions of workers in the
Greater Huh The Boston Ladies' Gar
ment Workers' district council tod
rrm. ttmitrn tl It»l I'H'l CUUIKIl UUIUV
ni ..nf tii.t'iuanik i„, ««.,♦; . . .
nt out thousands of imitations to
workers in every garment factory in
Biiston to attend a mass meeting
Faneuil Hall tomorrow when the si
atlon will be discussed.
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I' os An s ples - Ja "- It.—Former City
Prosecutor Guy Eddie was acquitted
by a jury today on the charge of con-j
tributing to the delinquency «»!' Mrs .
Alice Phelps. The judy deliberated
four hours and 40 minut* s. Eddie's
trial was very sensational, ar. Ik
not <»nl\ cits prosecutor, but
moral censor of the city.
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HELEN GOULD'S MARRIAGE NOT TO
INTERFERE WITH HER PHILANTHROPIES
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Helen M. Gould end Finley G. Shepard.
ThB marriage of Helen Gould to F Inlry G. Shepard, the St. Louis rail*
road man, will not Interfere with her philanthropic work- For many year*
she luis given a very large ahare of her time and thought to philanthrop
ies of one kind or another, paying little heed to "society."
Miss Gould and Mr. Shepard will be married in New York sometime
in January und will make that city their home. He will continue ills
railroad work, while she will devote a great deal of time to her philan
thropies and to the management of her big estate.
ARE NARRATED TO
THE COMMITTEE
Congressmen Hear Story of
Awful Conditions in Can
ning Plants — Congress
Too Busy to Investigate.
Washington, Jan. 11Conditions in,
many canning factories which rivaled
the horrors 01 the packing houses'
"jungh*" were told to the house rules
corn mit tec today a revolting story of
how diseased men, women and children
slaved under conditions of filth for
meager wages. A woman was the wit-;
ness--Miss Mary Boyle O'Reilly -who ;
posed as a friendly operative and gained 1
her facts from actual work at the can- ;
ncries. She was on the stand the
greater part of the day and backed up
her testimony with photographs. After ;
her came Frank K. Garrett, secretary j
of th«* National Fanners' association,
who bitterly excorciated "sensational
newspapers for the publicity they hav ■«•
given Miss O'Reilly's research work,
and insisted that the cannera of the :
country woul.i welcome the federal'
probe propose«! in the Allen resolution,
in support of which Miss O'Reilly ap
pcared j
Tomaht it was asserted that while.
•lie rules committee favored the probe,
ihr Ali« n resolution would be piffeon
111 .led, because congre»« was too busy,
Examples Are Cited. !
Miss O'Reillv cited examples in fac-;
tories where children of tender years
worked long hours under conditions of
indescribable filth. She told of women
and children suffering from virulent !
skin diseases at work preparing prod
ucts later sold in sterilized cans. One !
child Miss O'Reilly questioned worked!
115 hours a week. He was a 15-year;
l»«>y, sent from Buffalo, N. Y . to a camp '
near by. "Another hoy like this one j
came home from his work," the woman j
continued, "arid his mother insisted Vie j
go to church. The child replied: 'Oh,
cut it out—there ain't no God'"
At one factory. Miss O'Reilly said,
she found children from 6 to 10 years i
«»I age working ten hours a day for i
from 1ft to L'ft cents a day.
F. G. Practe, deputy New York labor
commissioner, fully corroborated Miss I
O'Reilly, adding:
"I have seen girls working in open \
sheds w here th«* filth on the floor, ceil- .
ings and walls gave rise t«» a stench j
that was almost unbearable. !
"In the Jiving shack of one cannery!
I saw a woman fev.l a sick baby with
H spoonful of Condensed milk that bad ■
«h*a«l flies m it. '
' WV feed this to the baby all the
time,' the woman told me ' !
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Broker Charged With Larceny. ,
P»«.*ston, Jan. 11. John S« nnet, a 1
broker, with offices at 79 Milk street,!
was arrested at his Ftoxbury home to
«lay on a secret Indictment charging I
him with larceny of $58,000 from three
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women and a man through alleged :
fraudulent mining stock deals. Bail was j
fixed at $20,000. It was through their j
devotion to a religious cult that 8 ** 0 - j
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ret met the women who appeared
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Rockefeller Is Delayed
Miami, Flu., Jan. 11.—At the offices
f the Bahama Steamship company it
was stated this evening that the
steilni ,. r Mtalrli . oll whll . h william
Rockefeller is expected to return to
this city t«> submit to an examination
by a specialist «unployed by the money j
trust investigating committee, will not
reach here before noon Sunday. The
steamer was «lelayc
w as not «lue to leave
evening.
starting and
Nassau until this
OHIO VALLEY IS
EXPERIENCING A
SERIOUS ELOOD
River Above Danger Point
and Rain Continues at
Up-river Points—Is No
Relief in Sight.
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Cincinnati, Jan. 11.—With the Ohio
risy-r tonight several feet beyond the
so-called danger line of 50 feet, Cin
«innati and other river cities of the
Ohio valley arc experiencing the most
serious flood in several years. Local
Government. Forecaster Devereaux re
ports the almost continuous rainfall of
the past three days in Cincinnati is
also unabated at Portsmouth, Marys- 1
v ille, Ashland and other up-river
points. 1
He said it is now probable that a
5 f»-foot stage will be reached before
Sunday morning and that the highest
stage of the flood will be nearly 58
feet, to be reached next Wednesday,
He has sent out warnings to all per
sons having property within a 60-1
foot stage to be prepared to move out
at a moment's notice.. The river is
rising over three-tenths of a foot per
hour tonight.
The management of the Central rall
road station announces that practical-!
| v a u tmliis will have to abandon that 1
station at midnight. The passenger
trains will arrive and leave from small |
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Index of Today's Paper.
Firet Section.
Page 1 -Governor Wilson Gives Busi
ness Men Plain Talk; Power War in
Bois« J.aunvhed; Judge McGinn
Whites on Idaho Contempt Case;
Salt Lake Hera kl-Repu hi lean De
mands Impeachment ol' Idaho Su
prein«* Court; Senate to Give Verdict
Monday in Arehbald Case; Story of
Canning Factory Horrors Told; Ohio 1
Valley Has Disastrous Flood; Feel
ing Bitter Among New York Strikers.
Page 2 Progressives Lay Plans for
Organized,
■ Senate
Confer......
pages 4 and 5—-Society and Club News,
Page 6 Lively Contest Over Judgeship
in Proposed New District: Charge of
Fraud .Mail-.: in i win halls Case;
Anius^mmnts
. J!'.
pti-td legislation.
page S Sporting News.
p a pe a—"A (lift by Biograph."
Page 10—State Land Department
Makes Report; Traction Company
Sued for Damages.

Second Section,
Page 1—Foreign New
J —Climugo News and Gossip;
News and
Uncle K /. Pash on 'Watch!
Events,'" by "Abo Martin."
PaK ,, Editorial and Features,
p {l go 5—Additional Sports,
Page 6 Stray Topics From Little Old
New York.
I*..,.,. - ('lavismorl T»a cr„
5**8* « * las-sineci Page,
Page 8 "White Slavery
Jüan, D. D.
Pages 4 and
Active Campaign; Idaho Attorneys t«.
Discnss ( onteinpt < ase; Shake-up in
1 " ,rcu BPKUn; ,ubUc i ' oru,u ;
Passes Measure for
Rolief of Irrigation Districts; Turk
h Delegates Differ on Outcome of;
ider Pro
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Page « —Is the I« lorence of Mexico'
Doomed?
Pag. s- Continued Story, "His Rise to !
Power." I
by J.
Gil -
"In Maliog
Third Section.
Page 1—Carpenter Letter,
any Land."
Page 2—"Gowns and Frocks in Mid
winter Styles, by May Manton.
Page 3—The Lost Book of Miracles
Found in Ethiopia.
Comic Section
New
POWER WAR IS
NOW ON IN
E
Low Bids Are Submitted
tor the Street
Lighting
LOW FIGURES FROM
THE OLD COMPANY
Beaver River's Bids Are
Much Higher Than Those
of the Idaho-Oregon—
Taken Under Considera
tion by City Council.
The power war in Boise Is on.
This was fully demonstrated yester
day afternoon at the city council meet
ing, when the bids of the Idaho-Ore
i gon Light & Power company and the
Beaver River Light & Power com pane
* were opened on the new cluster light -
■ ing district to be formed, and it was
! found that the old company had cut
j rates unmercifully and offered to fur
I nish power for lighting purposes for
j -ither cluster or arc lights at a cheaper
, rate per year per light than the city
j is now paying per light per month un
; «1er the seven-year contract signed un
, «l«*r the Frit« liman administration.
While the bid of the Beaver River
company was far below any rate be
fore offered the city, the Idaho-Oregon
bid was much t lie lowest, and, as
Councilman Finegan expressed it. "It
is cheaper than daylight." Bids wer«*
i received on both cluster and arc light *
; ing with and without maintenance, an*l,
I under the specifications, the numb r
can be added t « » at the same rate be
fore the contract is signed.
The council proposes to cut out
arc lights now in tin* business district
f«»r which the city i- paying 560 p
year cadi, and substitute the cheap r
lights, but unfortunately, the coin
pany, under its contract, has 300 at.*
lights at the same rate tied up for
seven y ears.
1 The bids of the two companies were
taken under * onsideratton, and will be
1 carefully gone over. In the meantime,
the council will decide on the kind
light to be
installed and announced
that a mass meeting w ould be called to
get the views of the taxpayers on the
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EEELINC BITTER
AMONG STRIKERS;
TROUBLE FEARED
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Extreme Suffering Will
Come Unless New York
Garment Workers' Strug
gle Is Soon Ended.
New York, Jan 11.—Unless the strike
d* the members of the United Garment
Workers of North America, which has
already called more than 120,000 cloth
infi . -workers from their benches and
; niai-hiiii'.«, is s. uu.l within the next
vv ci!, - vs - extreme suffering must re
»ult among the unemployed and the
« lothing industry in this city will re
» « ive a blow from which it will not
soon recover. The situation was very
serious tonight. There has been wide
spread rioting already, and the sending
«•f 18 women and girls to jail in Brook
lyn today, because they did not have
i enough money t « » pay fines imposed for
forcible picketing, has made the feel
ing among the strik«*rs and their sym
pathizers very V» it ter.
Police on duty in the strike districts
1 say they four trouble. The strikers arj
j gifting hungry, but they openly assert
a willingness to starve rather than to
give in. The bosses are no longer cou
' dilatory. They say they would be
! forced into bankruptcy if they mad*}
j the concessions demanded, because,
1 they claim, they cannot meet coinpo
i tit ion If they arc forced to pay higher
! wages here, while other cities pay less.
! Today they were defiantly insisting
that tin y had perfected an ironclad or
ganization t « » combat the strike, and
co-operate in trying to break it.
But a determined effort to force a
compromise was set on foot tonight,
j Samuel Gompers, president of the
I American Federation of Labor, with
which organization the garment work
ers are affiliated, is personally on the
ground. So is John Williams, the state
commissioner of labor, and most -t
, . . .. ...
his deputies. They will co-operate, it
! "'as reported, although neither would
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