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Fa y eite Enterprise
So. 15, VOL,' XVI
Monday evening at Fruitland, the
horticultural committeemen
of the
Farm Bureau irom the various com
munities of the county met and pc.
fected plans for the extensive cam
paign against the codling moth anu
other orchard pests which will
carried on this spring and summer
under the direction of Mr. Longley
of the University of Idaho Horticul
Fred Ahlstrand, leader of the coun
ty horticultural project, presided at
tural Department.
„ the meeting. The work will be car
ried on in such a way as to make
of the greatest value to all fruitgrow
V*. tu the county. The object of the
wuYk is to investigate the life his
tory of the codling moth under the
led lor the investigational work or
chards that represent those varying
varying conditions that exist in the
county. The plan is in brief—to se
conditions. The men whose places are
selected will act as chairmen of the
work in the community adjacent to|
them. These chairmen will give out
from time to time the information
that is evolved by the investigator,
Thus by community effort and co-op
eration every grower will be served,
Mr. Longiey will be here for three
or four months beginning the last
of April. His salary will be paid by
the University and his field expenses
met by the fruitgrowers on a sub
scription basis.
The meeting went on record as
favoring the raising of a fund large
enough to pay the field expenses of
the investigator and to meet the
of a growers labor bureau which
■▼ill be needed later on. It was estP
• mated that a fund of $1500 would
be sufficient.
The following resolutions were
adopted by the meeting:
RESOLVED that fifty cents per
acre for all bearing orchards be so
licited and paid in to F. C. Ahlstrand
as trustee, to constitute a special
fund to be disbursed only by order
of an executive committee of three
memîiers, and to be used for the pur
pose of defraying the expenses of
an horticulturalist in making special
investigations for determining the
proper time of spraying in the vari
ous localities for the control of or
chard pests. And for other expenses
that may be incurred in handling the
fruit .crop, such as a labor bureau,
RESOLVED that an executive com
mittee of three be appointed, one
member each from the New Ply
mouth, Fruitland and Payette dis
tricts, to constitute a board of con
trol to act with the trustee in he
disbursing of all funds.
RESOLVED that the following
men bo appointed to constitute the
executive committee. J. B. Fisher,
New Plymouth; H. A. Kauffman.
Fruitland, and D. D. Jones. Payette.
We the undersigned hereby agree
to pay to F. C. Ahlstrand. trustee,
the amounts set opposite our names,
on or before May kt, 1920:
Ben P. Shawn. *10.00; M. F. Al
bert. $25; J. M. Lowrie, $15; J. H.
Whitsdll. $30; F. C. Ahlstrand. $6.25
Elmer Ahlstrand, $6.25; H. A. Kauf
fman. $5.50; David Jones, $17.50;
G. G. Wherry. $4; Fred P. French,
$18; Henry Williams. $8; John B.
Fisher. $25; Wm. Rauert. $8; John
H. Beck. $9.60: Guy Graham. $7.00;
Henry Reins. $25; Roland Jennings,
' G. Puchert, $5.
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• iD.UlO .
Idaho is without any question, one
of the best states in the Union. We
have more natural resources and ad
vantages that will in the near future,
be developed and utilized, but it
must be done through diligent co-op
eration. If you are interested in a
better Idaho, read in this issue on
the Editorial page, an article written
by Major Fred R. Reed. It is worth
Miss Grace Gallet of Boise is in
Payette this week in the interest of a
Health Campaign conducted by the
Red Cross. Miss Gallet is one of the
two young ladies sent from Idaho to
France by the Federated Women's
Clubs. She has been entertained at
the home of Mr. nnd Mrs. Elmer Cole
while In our city.
FOR SALE: Seed Potatoes. Netted
Gem and Early 90 days.—A. T. Wil
See what co-operation will do in
the Booster Parade on Saturday, in
; augurated by
the club,
what the club stands for in civic and
county work,
! somebody's time and effort; also the
And the very important thing is
the bread baking contest worth while
contest by the county girls; the Art
Display in Lauer's Show
room by
Miss Robertson s Domestic Art girls.
The Home Products Dinner in the
"Y" dining room Friday at 6:15
succeeding beyond expectations, the
it'Committee in charge having sold 200
tickets and big preparations will be
made necessary to take care of that
many and the last minute comers will
j be taken care of.
j committee of one will be in charge
j for the stranger within our gates. It
The Headquarters will be the Li
! brary rooms each afternoon and
( will also serve for a meeting place at
j all times. j
On Wednesday evening the Ball at
j the Amusemnt Pavilion at which
; good music will be the order of the
Wednesday, the Silver Tea at Lau- .
ers' new home.
Ladies from the Club will be de
tailed to do the serving at the gro
eery stores on different afternoons. ;
Last but not least by any means |
the county health association
meet in the annex of the Methodistj
Church, Thursday, April 15, and
vice president will be elected from
every community center from the
churches and from the lodges. "Good
Health Costs Little. " Poor Health
Costs Fortunes." Be thinking who
for the officers who have the time
and interest. Also in May Mrs. Athey
prmnised to send a nurse to the coun
ty to make a survey of health condi
tions. She also left a constitution and
by-laws to be adopted by the county
Every one interested in better
health conditions for everyone is in
WHEREAS, the loyalty of our fun
damental institutions on the part of j
our citizenship generally is unques- '
tionably sound, but less forcibly ex-!
pressed th;vn is the radical sentiment j
of a militant minority, and
WHEREAS, May first has long
been observed as an occasion for radi
cal celebrations subversive of good
citizenship, and
WHEREAS, it is planned to ob
serve May 1, 1920 throughout the
United States as AMERICAN DAN,
in a manner that will provide for en.
thusiastic demonstrations of good -
citizenship and good-will, and
WHEREAS, "Eternal vigilance is
the price of liberty", and the necess
ity of exercising such vigilance is in
creasingly evident, if the solidarity of
radical elements led by unscrupulous
agitators committed to the overthrow .
of American institutions is to be van- 1
quished and our priceless heritage j
conserved for future generations,
WHEREAS, various communities
and organizations are already com
niitted to the furtherance of such
observance of AMERICAN DAY in
Governor of the State of Idaho, do
that date, and request that all bust
ness houses, public and professional
offices, be closed for the day at that
hour, and that fitting recognition of
the purpose of the holiday be observ
hereby designate Saturday. May 1.
1920, 'AMERICAN DAY. and
claim it a holiday after 3:30 p. m.,
have here-unto set my hand and
caused the Great Seal of the
State of Idaho to be affixed.
Done at Boise, the capital of the
Stnto of Idaho, this fifth day of
April, 1920.
(Signed) D. W. DAVIS.
Governor of Idaho.
Secretary of State,
Say. Doctor, which was it— a aire
fence or a hay rack?
FOR SALE: 75 Locust Posts.—
Mrs. Mary Putnam, 364, 3rd Ave. N.
The Commercial Club meeting iast
Thursday evening was we 1 attended
and f U u 0 f interesting subjects that
came up for consideration.
most important of all. and perhaps
the m ost important of any subject
brought up in the C!ub work,
was the organization of the
Alfalfa Milling Co. which
—as al
ready well ander way, but the offi
; cers desired the Club's endorsement
and co-operation. Mr. J. W. Cotter
ell, J. W. Williamson and a Mr. j
Cove of Salt La ke who are aI1 inter _
ested jn tbls klnd o( work and also
representing the Roberts Milling and
Machinery Co., were present and
each gave extensive explanations re
garding the installation of the plant
and the benefits to be derived both
as stock feeders and investors. There
were also several letters read before
the club of recommendations from
varions companies who have given a
thorough test and strongly recom
mend the use of a well balanced ra-|to
tion food The C i ub gaTe a unani-|often
mous vote endorsing the proposition i
and agreed to stand behind it in 1
every wav possible.
The Club is doing a splendid work
members are coming at every '
meeting. It is a satisfaction to the
few oId f a j t hful members who have
stood by the Club through thick and '
thin, to see the young men and some j
a f tbe 0 j der ones wbo ba ve never i
taken an interest in public affairs. !
now taking hold and boosting for !
the community. This is all that is j
needed—just a little co-operation j
and the spirit to all boost. j
Another meeting will be this)
evening. Come out and lend your sup -
port and assist in mak j ng tb j s tbe
befit Co un ty in tbe State.
It was the privilege of the Editor
to visit the camp of the construction
crew of the Mountain States Tele
phone Co. one day last week,
our visit revealed to us a real
prise. The camp is located near the
Canning Factory and is composed
of several bunk tents and a lar se
Cook tent or kitchen and dining a P*;
partment in one. Our first impression
of the camp was that of a first
class, well regulated army camp. The
grounds about the camp are kept
perfectly clean and sprinkled and
fc^ulated cooking department of the
1 ' inc ' we ba ' e erer seen electric
'• tested, water piped in convenient
plac ® s - d ^ ain tables for dishwashing
w ° rk ta ^ supremely clean and :
white, all kinds of cooking utensils,^
hanging up in order, a dinner table '
f et for lo men that certainly looked
«nviting to a hungry editor. We were
* nvited t0 st ^ \° T dinner the!
bour being a little early we declined j
b Y taking a big fat chunk of custard
fû e that demonstrated the ability °f,
the cooks
If the servic e of the Mountain
states Telephone Co., after the re-j
e ' erytbing ls as neat and clean
the best regulated army camp. On
entering the cook tent we were con
fronted with the neatest and best
construction of the system is finished
15 up to tbe hlgh standard of th is:
camp, there will be no complaint on
,he part oï the Patrons of the line.
Whereas our beloved wife and
! SoQ . and other relatives express our
j most sincere thanks, nay more, our
J most profound gratitude to neigh
hors adjoining our home, and to
th <> many friends of the City of Pay
ette, for the aid and sympathy given
us in this the hour of deepest grief
and sorrow. And
mother has departed this Earthly
We, Husband, Daughter and
ever will be, May we meet you
and all on the Banks of that beauti
ful Shore.
G. F. Thayer
Mrs. Mark Prindle
Frederick W. Thayer
Mark Prindle
Raymond .Prindle
Archie Prindle
Grace Prindle.
FOR SALE: Pumping outfit. 16
Stover engine, 7-inch Centrifugal
pump. Total $400, Also Muncie 10,
hp. Engine, $225.—Chas. McGreevy,
A local corporation has been re
centiy organized here at Payette with
an authorized capitalization of $125,
000 for the purpose of manufactur
ing and marketing a scientifically bal
anced ration Food for live stock as
well as high grade Alfalfa Meai.
j n
connection with this mill there wiil
be built Modern Feed Yards to take
care of all local feeders In this sec
tion of the country. When they are
received at the yards they will be
graded according to their condition
and a ge and fed a balanced ration to
mee t their requirements,
Alfalfa, beans, corn. oats, barley
and wheat will be purchased and
ground at the plant. These feeds prop
erly mixed with beet or cane syrup
cocoannt or cotton seed meal cake,
makes the Ideal Feed.
this valley are greatly in need of this
The stock men and dairymen of
feed and the knowledge of how. and
what kind of feed to give their stock
obtain the best results. Stock is
fed at a loss to the owner be-,
cause of the lack of the proper feed |
and regularity in feeding. The out
^side range is becoming very short
and the ->an who depends upon stock
raising must look to some other me
thod and plan of feeding. Under the.
old method of fattening on alfalfa,
grain or cottonseed cake, it is nec
essary to feed from 135 to 160 lbs.
as against 30 to 35 pounds of prop
erly balanced food,
from 90 to 120 days while with thc
properly balanced ground mixture of
feed. 60 days is the average time re
quired under favorable conditions.
and requires
ment. It has been successfully ca:
This enterprise is not an
i ried on for some time at many of the[
; middle west cities where practically
alI of tbe products used were shipped
light rates. Here in this locality prac
tically all of the food used is grown
in from a great distance, necessitat
ing the expenditure of enormous fre
in abundance. This organization will
not only furnish a ready market for
all alfalfa and cereals grown, but will
materially stimulate the price.
The Company has secured a site
witb su ffi c j e nt ground for feed yards
in connection with the Mill for grinïl
, ng an{J mil i n g j t j s a i oca ] organisa
tJon witb p a yette men at the head,
DaTjd j Peterson. President; I.
. Thurston vice Dresident- and D
w. ^yÏ'
the desire to have as many stockmen
in this locality to become stock hold
ers as possible and participate in the
profits of the Company as well as
tbe benefits to be derived from feed
i ng their own stock.
A bunch of Payette anglers return
one eTening tbe fore of tbe
week from Buttermilk Slough after
hard day . s WQr j. among tbe finnv
tr|be none too wel! pleased ^
their day's catch, excepting W. A.
c ongbanour however who was with
the crowd and tbe wou id-be
fishermen a lesson in landing a real j
fj s h. Mr. Coughanour never uses
poJe; neitber do g S any good sport
who understands letting out his line
and handHng the re g, witb a large
gamey flsb T he day was not very
(avorable but a man wbo understands
fisbfng can a i wars hook a few good
ones just the same. Mr. Coughanour*
selected a spot on the bank where he
was sure a big one was in waiting for
the baj,. threw in hls book and ^
fore the bobber had fairly settled
down it took a sudden dash out of
sight. It was an exciting time for a
f ew minutes but after getting wet to
the knees in avoiding a brush pile,
and with considerable skill he suc
ce eded in landing a six and three
quarter pound Bass
The bread club girls ot Payette,
Fruitland and Amen will demonstrat
biscuit making at the Electric Light
office Saturday for the Home Pro
[ducts week. They will use Sunshine
flour from the Payette Mills, lard
from the two local meat markets,
milk from a local dairy, and Oresent
baking powder which is a western
Come in and have a biscuit. They
will be served with Sunshine butter
from the Farmers Co-operative
creamery and honey furnished by
the Tdaho-Oregon Honey Producers
Friday, April Sth—Your last chance
to see The Tale of Two Cities
from the book by Charles Dickens
Saturday, 10th—William Faraum in
"The Jungle Trail." Monkey com
edy. Matinee at 3 p. m.
Monday, 12th—Cecil Demiile's'Don't
Change Your Husband." Charley
Chaplin in "Snnnyside''.
13th—Harry- Carey in
Larry Seamen
1 -esday,
"Marked Men".
Wednesday. 14th—Bryant Washburn
Thursday and Friday—Mary Pick-!
ford in "Pollyanna." Mack Sennettfrom
29th and 30lh —" Back to God's counj
in "Venus in the East."
Lloyd comedy, and Portia Club
concert by our home talent. The
best in the state. See It.
Comedy. "Village Chestnut."
22nd and 23rd^>-Dorothy Phillips in |
"The Right to Happiness."
wlw pass - d away at the home of her.
daughter. Mrs. Mark Prindle. in Pay- J
ette ' " ednesda y, March 31st, at
Through the divine dispensation of !
"Him who doeth ail things well", j
there has been removed from
midst. Mrs.
Maggie Qnick Thayer,
6 55 p. m. ,
The subject of this sketch was
born at Buchanan. Michigan. June
-25th. 1850. and was united in mar- !
riage with G. F. Thayer August 19th, i
1S69 at Buckanan. Michigan Three*
.... _ ,_. _. _ !
children were born to the union. Eva
May. who passed away at the age of
ten months; Carrie Mabel, wife of
Mark Prindle. of Payette; and Fred
'' ard - who resides at Pocatello. The;
husbapd - Mrs - Prindle and Fred are
withont the kind care and com
fort of a wife and mother.
Payette from Aneta. North Dakota,
fifteen years ago and cast their lot
j ■ r *th the people who had chosen the
Payette Valley as their home, and
Col. and Mrs. Thayer came
- since have been ever diligent
in building up the great common-j
wealth of Id? ho.
Abont thre€ months ago Mrs. j
Thayer was stricken with influenza
wbicb later developed heart compU-,
cations, and to which she finally sue
combed. ;
^ rs - Thayer was of that kind of
People wbo chose to work in a
Wh -ay. who sought not fame :
>r fortune, but who was in deep ear
nest about doing the thing that need
ed t0 be doce * oda ' •'° ^' ner
need be 531,1 ot *V er lban th3t she •
was tbe kinde st. the most heipfu, of
neighbors, patient in all things. S en_
erous to faults. Her husband testi
fies in strongest terms of her fidelity
her eenuine companionship and her
unswerving loyalty to the doing °f
the helpful acts that she found in
her patient, daily toil. Her neighbors!
feel a distinct loss because she has'
gone away. The community bears
testimony to her quiet, unassuming
worth. She was rich in the qualities j
that stand for all that is stable in ,
life's realities. Many a traveller on
life's way has found refreshment and
cheer, been inspired with new hope, j
his doubts in the final issue of life
dispelled by her touch.
"I see from my house by the side of
the road.
By the side of the highway of life.
The men that press on with the ardor
of hope.
And the men that are faint in the |
And I turn not away from
smiles and their tears—
Both parts of an Infinite plan.
Let me live in a house by the side of
the road
And be a friend of man."
The Hard Time partv Monday
night by the Women's Auxiliary Unit
of the American Legion, was greatly !
enjoyed by a large number of Legion
and ex-service boys, as well as a :
large number of Auxiliary members
and friends. They went from their
regular meeting places to the Mason
ic Hall where old-fashioned games
and dancing were enjoyed after
which refreshments that were any
thing but suggestive of hard times. -
were served.
Miss Gallet who has,
been in France, gave a very interest
ing talk which was greatly appre- |
[ elated,
FOR SALE: Good second hand pi
; ano. Inquire at this office.
Miss Conant of Weiser was in Pay
ette Sunday visiting friends,
drove over in her new Baick.
Rev. and Mrs. F. Carl Reuggeberg
are the happy parents of a baby girl
born Wednesday, March 31st.
Mr3. W. M. Holt left the latter part
of the week for Pendleton, Oregon
for a visit with her son, Dr. Gib. Holt
Henry Stevens came over
Boise Tuesday and was greeted by
many friends on the street while here
ed to his home for some time suffer
ing from erysipelas of the face. He
Mr. A. T. Wilson has been confin
is some improved but hardly recog
Mr ' R ' ^ McBroom and family ar
rived in Payette Tuesday with a car
a trip to Portland where
The tourists are beginning to make
of household effects from Idaho
Falls. They expect to make Payette
their home.
J. O. Bowker returned Wednesday
went with eight cars of fat cattle.
Mr. Bowker reports striking a fairly
good market.
their appearance already, and if a
permanent camp ground is not se
cured it will not be a very good ad
Live stock Show, and also to attend
to some other business matters,
vertisement for Payette.
Walter and Lioyd Pence and J. R.

McKinney left Saturday for
Lake to attend the Intermountain
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Larson of
Boise SJ)en t Sunday with the folks in
,, .. , . . .
Payette. Clarence is head salesman
^ general manager „ the Red j^j.
[on Garage owned by Mr Walling .
Mr ' Copeland reports the sale of
the William Jackson place on River
street to Mr. J. Clark, and also the
James Baker 15 acres to Mr. Jack
son. The double deal was made Tues
day morning.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Stanton return
j ^ . L. = * L
at e C e=ter Muzzy come in Bake?.
Oregon. Mr. Stanton has now fully
recovered from an injury received
ôterai months ago.
The Music Committee of the Por
tia Club will giTe a Concert at the
Emma Theatre Wednesday evening
April 14th in connection with the
regular picture show. This
will be
something good. Don't miss it.
Frank Zimmerman is making quite
an extensive improvement in his
dwelling on Third Avenue North. He
is building an addition to the north
ba sement and large porch. He
will have a nice home when com
piete d.
j obn Reimers who recently pur
cbased tbe Banks 13 acre tract on
Lover's Lane, is building a new barn
and also erecting a large addition
;o ^ bouse j t is mak i ng a gr eat
improvement in the appearance of
Abo ut two weeks ago Albert White
pUced an ad ù, tbe Enterprise for
. hc recoyery of a lo3t automobile
, rant and w i lb i n a week there were;
Auto cranks brought to him.
One out of the lot proved to be the
lost one. An advertisement in
Enterprise will bring the business.
Dr. W. B. Sims was in Nampa the
fore part of the week in attendance
at the district association of Chiro
praetors. He informs ns the
will ba held in Payette June 5. when
it is expected quite a number
Chiropractor doctors will visit our
Q f
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tbe Company which will operate a
Planing Mill and Sash and Door Fac
tory here at Payette. His work
Rer. and Mrs. A. J. Adams left
Payette Monday for Caldwell where
they expect to make their home. Mr.
Adams has accepted a position with
take him on the road the greater
part of the time.
We are sorry to inform the many
friends of Mr. H. E. Dunn that he
has had to return to Still Rock. Spa.
Waukesha. Wis.. for further treat
ment. It is hoped that the treatment
will be successful and that he will
return much improved. A letter
from some of his friends here at Pay
ette we are sure would be appréciât
ed by him.
Street Commissioner Stegal has
demonstrated to onr satisfaction that
he understands road building. He
has scouted around in some of the
on tskirts and made good streets:
where a grader has never been. The
little tractor enables him to
considerable territory. There are
few rough places that win have his
attention as soon as it rains to
en the ground.
H. R. Colton left Thurs
for Bigelow, Kansas, in r.
day evening
• ns«
message announcing the
ness of his father,
Some h.
r has arrtv.-d
in Highway
petent road
id we under.
for road cons'
it No. 2.
man ha.- a
stand the fi
bmiding a new road a
two Willow Cr<
the D. B. Coate
J. L. Weils met w
Wednesday that
i beeu
>ut thj
ieave of
machinery in hi.
his shirt
: light in a pu
his arm ander a he
caning quite a
on his le
Ten tion of
arm. nei
p " : "
We are
of the Lo'
Co. that
vho have
water will be turned in
12th. This will give the
s P rmyln F
to do
get wa
And il
might b'
keep the si
is a possibi
season the
little low.
later in th
become *
The Rebekah Lodge tende
and Mrs. A. J. Adams a far
ception at the I. O. O. F. h
Thursday evening. A si
consisting of Readings.
Duets, was given, «fter
A. Coughanaur in b
O. F. and Rebekah
II re.
ct Mr. W.
f of the L O.
res presented
sterling silver
s with a silver
berry spoon as tokens of appreciation
for their faithful work
will be greatly
Rev. Adams
pencil, and Mrs. Ad
ssed in Lodge, but
the best wishes of their many friends
here will
home in Caldwell.
Ilow them to their new
Ice cream and
cake we-e se»-red.
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A caU is bereby j ssued ta
Democratic voters of Payette Con
to meet in Caucus in the Tarions in
eincts April 12. 19
at 7:3d p. zK.
f or lbe purpose of electing delegates
to the County Convention which will
be held at the Payette County Court
house April 13 at S p . m . The pur
pose of this convention is to elect
six delegates to the s.ate nominating
convention at Lewiston, June 15th,
Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Berry, an aged
couple well known to the early pio
neers of this section, departed t
life at their home on Linsen Cr«
within a few hours apart, after
illness of but a f^w days. Mr. B. rry
passed away Tuesday n:rr.t and Mrs.
Berry early the next m ining T'.-.ei?
bodies were brought to Wood &
Spaulding's undertaking parlor Tuea
County Chairman.
day forenoon in the same convey*
ance. Mr. and Mrs. Berry have
residents of Linsen Creek about 25
miles northeast of Payette, for many
years, having come to this
and filed on their homestead in 1897.
Mr. Berry had passed his Sith year
in life and Mrs. Berry had passed the
8 0th milestone. The immediate cause
traded but a few days before. It is
! thought the funeral will be held at
I of their death was influenza
the Chuleh of God Friday afternoon
however no definite arrangements
j have been made. At this time, so near
going to press, we are unable to get
any history [ IMr Unsw hdkmi
tIon ,P e u? tp ^ b ->^ 3
proprlate ° b «"" y b »' «U endeavor
to do so in our next is:
Mrs. A. V. Strauss ar-ired home
from TayiorriUe. Illinois, last Thur»
day. where she was called bv the sick
Bcnud death other sicter v-- r.- -
, Arkin Her mother Mr , stok „, acd
nep j, ew Jack Larkin accompanied
her borne and wUI make an indifini'
FOR g AB E or tR\DE- One spas
work borse j Weight nooib will
trade for two
$80 cash._Care of P. O. Box 342.
Farm Bureau Women at Work.
Miss Jacobsen, one of the state
Home Demonstrators, will be in the
a'county next week to conduct a tailK,
nery project in four
At these meetings she will help
the women solve their hat problem.

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