Books .On Gardening Now
On The Library Shelves
• rantarrara! tfce joyous Book of
Lies open writ in blossoms.”
I'hus did the Irisii poet, William
Allingharn, hail the advent of Spring
halt a rentui \ ago. Fn more familiar
3train, Lowell sang,
•Every rind feels a stir of might,
An instinct within it that teaches and
i'nd, groping blindly above it for light.
Climbs to a soul in grass and flowers ’’
I'lie annual return of the flowers is
regularly heralded by a burst of poet
ry some good and some had in every
thing except tiie sentiment that in
spires if Most poetic of all spring
reading D the seed catalogue, in which
fiction and art combine to stir the
soul of the gardener and send him out
into his awakening garden to plant
in faith and await the results with
I am densely ignorant—only just
narel\ known dahlias from mignon
etre wrote Henry .Tames in May, 189 S.
Bur a few months later he declared.
The garden mania begins to stir in
nn .< tns America, like Henry James
in recent tears veconie garden
conscious and the result is the flour
ishing of a number of magazines on
home and garden and the increased
output of bonks on gardening, land
scaping. and kindred subjects. Os
ihe ma/ahines, these are available in
the library Better Homes and Gar
dens House and Garden and The
1 People who are not themselves
active gardeners enjoy reading about
ofhei people's gardens and few hooks
have been more popular in the library
during recent months than Beverley
Nichols’s "Down the Garden Path."
A Thatched Roof" and “A Village in
a Valiev wherein he tells the sim
ple annals of his English cottage and
garden and the quiet village in which
they lie His friends, Cecil Roberts
ra- borrowed a leaf from Nichols’s
book and has written just as charm
ingly an account of his English cot
rage and garden in "Gone Rustic"
Before these books became the vogue,
a discriminating few were enjoying
Anne Boswotth Greenes "Dipper
Hill, which is a day-to-day chronicle
of the birth and growth of a Ver
A handsome hook, published in 1934 )
is Riohaidson Wright’s "Story of
Gardening," which takes one down ,
the ages, from “the hanging gardens j
of Babylon to the hanging gardens of 1
New York," wi;h delightful stop-overs j
in Grecian gardens, Roman roof gar- I
den-, gardens in Cathay and old Ja !
pan, Mohammedian gardens, and j
those of England and France.
The Shakespeare Garden" is an j
unusual and interesting book hy Es
ther Singleton, who says in her pre
face. "I discovered long ago that there
was no adequate book on the Eliza
bethan garden and the condition of |
floriculture in Shakespeare’s time, j
Every Shakespeare student knows
how frequently and with what sub
tle appreciation Shakespeare speaks
of Flowers ... It is my hope, there
fore that this hook will help those
de ire a perfect Shakespeare garden,
besides giving Shakespeare lovers a
rew idea of the gardens and flowers
of Shakespeare’s time.”
If a beginner wants information on
practical gardening, the library has
King’s "The Beginner's Garden." Mrs.
King has also written somg. very prac
tical advice on laying out a modest
garden and on the flowet- for it in
The Little Garden.” A similar honk
is Brewster's "The Tattle Garden for
A comprehensive hook in small com
pass is “Flowers for Every Garden"
by Louise Bush-Brown. McCurdy’s
Book of Garden Flowers” is another !
of the same type.
Orrloff’s “Garden Blue Book of
Annuals and Biennials" is just what
it- name indicate: If advice on per
ennials is sought, it may be found
abundantly in “A Little Book of Per
ennials” by Hottes, Quackenbush’s
Perennials of Flowerland”, and Ort
luff's "Perennial Garden."
The cultivation of that, loveliest of
flowers, the rose, is discussed in de
tail in McFarland’s “The Rose in
America" and Thomas’s “The Prac
tical Book of Outdoor Rose Growing”.
Ihe latter is magnificently illustrated
with pictures of various roses in
color, that look even more alluring
and certainly more nalural than those
in the seed catalogues.
An equally beautiful hook and one
that is, as its title indicates, more
comprehensive, is "Garden Flowers
in Golr.r' by G. A. Stevens. This is
a picture cyclopedia of flowers, in
which advice on the cultivation of
the various flowers is interspersed
with the most gorgeous colored plates (
r, f the flowers themselves.
If one is starting a rock garden, it
would lie helpful to read "The Rock
Garden Primer’ hy Archie Thornton.
At thp present time, when saving
The wild flowers and transplanting
them to cultivated gardens are very
N. C. State College 1935 Concert Band
she iu.j ipp». Concert Band at N.
( State College is pictured above
Wlf b its director Major C. D. Kuts
f’hinski. Major Kutschinski has main
lined the same high standards of the
f much discussed, these hooks are re
plete with helpful suggestions: “Pio
neering with Wildflowers" bv George
» D Aiken and “The Natural Gardens
’ 'North Carolina" by B. \V. Wells,
e latter was given the library by
»he Henderson Garden Club and is
I 1 s Yc I oped i a °f Carolina wild flow
t'ls 'he former lists and describes
a number of wild flowprs. The for
niei lists and describes a number of
it lowers and gives instructions on
; transplanting- them.
kooks so far mentioned deal
xclusively with flowers. Books on
J garden are also avail
able m the library. “Modern Guide to
Successful Gardening" by Rains
Manual of Gardening” by L. H
aml „ "hardening with Brains"
enr\ 1. Finok cover the subject
ThM? e h ah l M 9S WeH as f,owp ™-
These books confine themselves to
vegetables: "Vegetable Gardening" bv
Ben nett. V * etabla G * rd -”
DR. BERCKMAN WILL
COME HERE APRIL 7
visit of Dr. J. H. H. BerckmaifT
Methodist Episcopal Church. South
missionary to China, to the First
(Mehtodist .church here has been post
poned from tomorrow, the date ori- 1
gin ally announced, to Sunday, April
7. it was announced today by Dt T j
M. Culbreth, pastor. Congestion of j
events and engagements in the church !
this week made it advisable to make j
the change. Dr. Culbreth said.
DR. F. S. LOVE wTIL
BE AT M. E. CHURCH
Dr. F. S. Love, of Raleigh, presid
ing elder of the Raleigh district, will ■
make his second official quarterly j
visit to the First Methodist church i
here tomorrow morning, and will
preach at 11 a. m. He will hold the
second quarterly conference sometime
during the day at an hour to be an
nounced at the services tomorrow
morning, it was said today.
77 Highway Deaths
For Past Month
(Continued from Page One.)
328 injured in 260 accidents.
“Recklessness and carelessness, com
i hined « ith ercessive speed, continues
I to he the chief cause of automobile
accidents in North Carolina, the
monthly records show,” Director Har
ris said. "The only thing that will
ouib these accidents, in my opinion
is rigid enforcement of the new driv
ers' license law by means of a high
way patrol large enough to make the
| careless and reckless drivers feel the
I teeth in the law.”
Director Harris is convinced that
the State should have a higfway pa
trol of not less than 250 patrolmen
and officers in order to properly en
force the highway laws and the new
drivers license law.
Sixty of the 77 killed and 200 of the
482 injured were due primarily to
carelessness, recklessness or too much !
speed, Harris pointed out. Hit-and-run
drivers were responsible for 11 fatal
and 24 non-fatal accidents- reckless
drivers for 13 fatal and 76 non-fatal
accidents; speeding for 16 fatal and
28 non-fatal accidents and losing con- j
trol for 5 fatal and 22 non-fatal I
crashes, in addition to the five fatal
and 50 non-fatal crack-ups attribut
ed to drunken drivers.
Pedestrians again suffered heavily,
wiiii 26 pedestrians killed and 47 in
-1 jilted by being hit by cars. Os these
five children were killed and 1S in
jured while playing in the streets,
eleven pedestrians were killed and 6
injured while walking on the high
way and three were killed and two
injured while walking across the
Collision accidents continued to be
more numerous than any others, with
54 killed and 399 inured in collision
accidentsj of various sorts—and al
most all collision accidents are due
to carelessness on the part of the
driver of one car or the other or both
according to Harris.
There were fewer fatal accidents
but more non-fatal accidents in cities
than in marl sections, while there
were more fatal rural accidents as
In cities: eight fatal and 157 non
In rural section: 64 fatal and 146
The reason for this, according to
Harris, is that people as a rule drive j
more slowly in the cities, with the
result that if cars do collide they do
not do so with as much force as on
the highways outside of cities. (Mroe j
persons are accordingly killed and j
injured in the accidents in the rural j
sections where the cars usually travel j
at much higher speeds.
band during his two years of leader
ship that were established by Major
P. W. “Daddy’’ Price, who for fif
teen years directed all musical or
ganizations at the College. Major
KSNDaRSON, '(N. C.) DAILY DISPATCH, SATURDAY, MARCH 23, 1935. -*
Peter Describes the Christian Life ILLUSTRATED SUNDAY SCHOOL LESSON “ T J h ” I 2 v . A ,' ,i " E - E '"
Scrioture—) P.u, i.i.ifi Alfred J. ISuescher
Peter had been a follower of Jesus over
30 years when he wrote his two epistles
to the early Christians who were being
persecuted by Nero. He had been a fish
erman, but Jesus made of him a great
apostle and preacher.
Peter Describes the Christian Life
THE WEEKLY SUNDAY SCHOOL LESSON
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i Peter 3:ls—“Sanctify in your hearts Christ, as LorcT-*’
(The International Uniform Lesson
on the above topic for March 24 is
I Peter 3:8-18, the Golden Text be
ing in verse 15, “Sanctify in your
hearts Christ as Lord.”)
By DR. ALVIN E. BELL
The word “finally” being the first
word of today’s lesson suggests that
we go back over the ground the
Apostle ePter has traversed in his
message to the persecuted Christians
to whom lie writes this final exhorta
tion. He had exhorted his readers to
live lives of purity that those about
them might he led to glorify God,
2:11, 12; he exhorts them to good cit
izenship for the Lord’s sake, 2:13, he
exhorts to faithfulness, cit
ing the example of Christ and urging
them to "follow his steps”, 2:18: he
exhorts wives and husbands to loving
service to one another as joint heirs
of the grace of life, 3:7; having thus
dealt with these personal, civic and
domestic duties he now closes with
these final exhortations which are
universal in theii'scope and applica
tion to all Christians alike.
First among these final universal
Christian duties to which Peter now
exhorts his readers is that of broth
erly love: “Finally, he ye all like
minded, compassionate, loving as
brethren, tenderhearted, humble-mind
Thinking in love, even towards
those who were persecuting them in
their fiery trial, they would think
unitedly, sympathetically, tenderly
and humbly. j
Where had Peter learned those ten
der graces? They were not his thirty
years before, when he wielded the
sword so rashly in the Garden of
Gethsemane. But he has been “san
ctifying Christ as Lord in his heart”
for thirty years, and behold, this is
the .result! What he means is not
just merely loving the lovely who love
us: one need not be a Christian to
do that, for even the heathen can do
Price died in 1933, and was succeed
ed ny Major Kutschinski.
State’s Concert Band today is a well
balanced unit and has one of the
highest ratings in the South.
" 1 jj^ripiure—-1 J
Around the Lord's Table, at the cross
and on many other occasions Peter
learned of Jesus what he wrote of love:
“Be ye likeminded, compassionate loving
as brethren, tender hearted, humble
that: he means loving the unlovely,
even those< who persecute and ue
spitefully use us: “Not rendering evil
for evil, or reviling for reviling; but
contrawise blessini; for hereunto were
ye called* that ye should inherit a
They were to consider all of their
I persecution not apart from but as a
part of the sufferings of Christ: “For
hereunto were ye called: because
Christ also suffered for you, leaving
you an example, that ye should fol
low his steps: who did no sin neither
was guile found in his mouth: who,
when he was reviled, reviled not again
when he suffered threatened not; hut
committed himself to him that
YOUTH LEADER IS
Rev. Robert S. Nance, C. E.
Worker, Will Speak at
According to reports from Ellard
Yow, arrangements are proceeding
rapidly for one of the most important
Christian Endeavor meetings held re
cently in this section. Rev. Robert S.
Nance, General and Field Secretary
of the Kansas Christian Endeavor
Union, one of the country’s outstand
ing leaders of youth, wil speak in
the First Presbyterian church on
Thursday, March 28.
Mr. Nance is making a tour of
many of the eastern states under the
international Society of Christian
Endeavor and his meetings thus far
have been marked with enthusiasm
and large audiences. His tour in
cludes meetings in New York, Penn
sylvania, Maryland, Indiana, lowa,
Illinois, Ohio, West Virginia, North
Carolina, Virginia, South Carolina,
Georgia, Alabama and Louisiana.
With his slogan, "Keep Kansas Dry
for Kansas Youth,” Mr. Nance led a
great host of over 30,000 Endeavorers
of the sunflower state to victory in
keeping Kansas in the dry column.
His meeting here will not be temper
ance meetings but that same punch,
Nance demonstrated in Kansas will be
determination, and enthusiasm Mr.
manifested here in .the interests of
Christian Citizenship, World Peace,
and Evangelism, the chief emphases
of the Christian Endeavor program,
with its slogan. “I Will Be Christian.”
| It is expected that large audiences
will greet Mr. Nance as he comes to
bring his great messages of and to
young people. Christian Endeavor’s
International Convention will be
held in Philadelphia July 2 to 7 where
it is expected 35,000 young people will
gather. Mr. Nance will tell about
this convention .-—Reported.
O. E. Jones, Henderson, route 2,
was said to be doing very nicely at
Maria Parham hospital, where he has
been undergoing treatment.
rtMr ' 3?«-18
Peter wrote his fellow believers under
persecution, “Who is he that will harm
you, if ye be zealous of that which is
good? But even if ye should suffer for
righteousness sake, blessed are ye: and
fear not their fear neither be trouble,!.’*
[What's Doing Churehe*s|fj
ST. PAUL’S CATHOLIC.
Rev. Patrick N. Gallager.
Mass and sermon on Sunday at
10:03 a. m.
Mass daily at 8:15 a. m.
Public is cordially invited all ser
FIRST METHODISjT PROTESTANT.
L. R. Medlin, pastor.
Sunday school with graded classes
for all ages of children and adults.
E. O. Falkner, superintendent.
Morning worship 11 o’clock. Sub
ject : "Secret Sin.”
At this service the Young People’s
Choir of the church under the direc
tion of Miss Alice Falkner will pro
vide the music.
Evening worship 7:30 o’clock. At
this service Rev. J. D. Cranford,
whose is pastor of a group of 'Metho
dist Protestant churches in Vance
county will preach.
Mr. Cranford is a. newcomer to
Vance county having served a pastor
ate in Lincolnton before coming to
We are pleased to have
him preach for us Sunday evening.
Mr. Cranford will speak on the sub
ject: “The of Prayer.”
The Young? People’s Society of
Christian Endeavor will meet at 6:30
The public is cordially invited to
worship with us.
HOLY INNOCENTS EPISCOPAL.
Rev. I. W. Hughes, rector.
Third Sunday in Lent.
7:30 a. m. Holy communion.
9:45 a. m. Church school.
10 a. m. Men’s and women’s Bible
11 a. m. Morning prayer and ser
7:30 m. Evening prayer and ser
St. John’s Mission, North Hender
son, 2 o’clock, church school.
THE ' STORY OF AN IMPASSIONED W
head Tins rrrrsr:
Consuelo, a beautiful gypsy girt
who longs to dance, is loved by the
Dummy, a deaf mute, and Mareu.
She despises her mother, Anica, out
is fond of her father, Girtza. Mareu
tempts Consuelo with a huge dia
mond and she agrees to marry him,
Hut on her wedding day she boards
a train for New York on which are
riding Stewart Blackmire, theatrical
producer; Doug, his secretary, and
Bill, a friend. Consuelo had danced
for them 10 days previously when
their private car had been waiting
on a railroad siding in town. In
New York a series of publicity
stunt's prepares the gypsy for h,er
: debut in thb Follies. I She has an
altercation with Louise, star of the
show and Stewart's friend. Doug
takes Consuelo to a fashionable shop
to outfit her in American clothes.
The gypsy's first dance on a Broad
way stage proves a tremendous hit.
(M<JW GO ON WITH THE STORY)
AGAIN AND again Consuelo
bowed and they would not be satis
fied. They were shouting, clamoring
for more. The house had gone mad.
At last the girl ran through the
wings and the curtain came down.
The orchestra started into the next
piece, but the applause only in
creased. The next number went on,
but it was drowned out.
The show was stopped!
The curtain was rung down again.
Goldberg was in a white sweat.
He was wringing his hands and
"Oh, why didn’t I give her an en
core? Oh, why was I so dumb not
to see this thing ahead of nrre—He
caught the gypsy by the arm. “Go
on, kid, do anything—talk to them—
you’re a knock-out!”
Pushing her on. The curtain up
again. The applause only increasing
until It was a deafening roar. Now
■' it was tjuieting. girl had ceased
bowing and had stepped to the front.
. As she started to speak silence set
tled over the house, but it Was a ■vi
brant silence of ' approbation,no
f'longer a (challenge. ( ’**
; *T have not words to thank you,
• my friends, but listen and you can
‘hear what my heart says to you—”
• Into the silence she began to
eing. The words were in Romany
and the audience could not under
stand them. At first her voice trem
bled with this gladness that was hers
: ; tbat now at last the dream had come
'true. Then the sound of their clap
ping echoed in her ears and her
voice rose full and strong and swept
• through the house in its clear mel
ody and she caught up these people
on the sweep of her spirit, for this
was a wild gypsy song of triumph
sht sang. When the last word had
Ifrwtd from her throat she stood
with arms outstretched, victor!
For an instant there was science
*nd then again the Sound of their
xftepptng hands and shouting voices.
4*4 net hew- this Uns,
Sunday school 9:45 a. m. R. W.
Bruin superintendent. Classes for all
Preaching at 11 a m. and 7:30 p.
m. by- J. Layton Mauze, Jr., of the
Union Theological Seminary, Rich
THE SALVATION ARMY.
Adjutant and Mrs. Joseph Willett
Sunday school 10 a. m.
11 a. m. Morning worship.
6:30 p. m. Young People’s Legion.
7:30 p. m. Evening worship.
Everybody cordially invited.
Dr. J. Marvin Culbreth, pastor.
Church school, 9:45 a. m., H. A.
Morning worship, 11 o’clock, sermon
by Rev. F. S. Love, presiding elder
of the Raleigh district.
Christian Education Institute, 2:30
Epworth League, 6:30 p. m. Leader,
Miss Sadie B. Parham.
Evening worship 7:30, sermon by
Wednesday, March 27.
Church Night School, 7:30-9:10 p. m.
Worship, 7:30-7:50 p. m.
Classes, 7:55-8:45 p. in.
►The Life of Christ,’’ Dr. J. M.
“The Changing Family,’’ Rev. L.
“The Church in the Community,”
“Orientals in America,” Mrs. Cul
Stories of the Methodist Church.
Mrs. C. S. Dodd.
This will he the last session of the
Night School. A week later, April
3. the commencement exercises of the
school will be held. The leading fea
ture of the commencement will be a
walked off the stage with head held
high, arms Hung out, the fulfillment
of the dream mirrored in her face.
"Back again, kid, bow! They’re
going wild out there!” Goldberg
“No, there is tomorrow night!”
The show was ended. Tongues
were loosened. Typewriter keys
were clicking. The story of the gyp
sy’s success was going to press.
Backstage was crowded. The alley
and far out into the street was
blocked. People were trying to get
past the doorman. There was noise,
excitement. Voices babbling, the
undertone a medley of praise for the
gypsy. She had lighted a flame for
them and they were willing moths.
>AH backstage was ringing with
excitement. The hallway was lined
with flowers, tribute that overflowed
from the arms of the gypsy’s dress
ing room. Their fragrance mingled
with cigaret smoke. Goldberg, hold
ing out his chest like a fat frog, was
posted in front of her door, chuck
ling and explaining that she was his
“find”, and blinking his eyes know
ingly and telling the gentlemen of
the press all about this gypsy girl
and what he planned for her.
pushed his way through.
He was grinning.
"You can’t go in.” Goldberg whis
pered. “She’s got her door locked.
She’s got something in her gypsy
noodle and that Douglas is behind
it and they won’t let me in even."
Someone called Stewart. He dis
appeared. He came back sweating,
but Still grinning. He said he had
to put in a call for the police. When
they came, sirens shrieking, they
made a lane through the mass of
people out in the streets for the
members of the show to get out of
the theater. As they passed, the
crowds shouted for them. They
were all part of this triumph.
In the dressing room with the star
on the door, Louise L’Vrlle was
pacing back and forth, a lighted cig
aret trembling between her lips.
Finally she left the room. She called
Stewart to her. ’
“Get me out of here. I’m going
“Yes. my dear, but why home?
Tor the gypsy—” Contemptuous
words on her lips. “No, thanks :
I’ve had enough for one night. I'm
“I’ll have to go.”
He took her arm. The police made
away for them down this line of
faces. The woman was smiling, ac
cepting their shouts of praise, but
her head was light, her feet un
steady and she clung to Stewart’s
aim. 36 Louise I/Ville, star of the
Follies, went home.
It was almost with a sigh of re
lief that Stewart went back into the
theater alone. He paused and
lighted a cigaret and idly went
through the wings and gazed out
into the house. EHm tights were on;
JanttoM slrsndy nt.work. k
- Ma wai wondering how SMs great
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Peter was thus expecting great things of
tftese Christians. But it was all to come
through their enthroning Christ in their
hearts as Lord: ’‘Sanctify in your heart*
Christ as Lord.”
GOLDEN TEXT—I Pete* Life
play, directed by Mrs. D. D. Hocutt.
A record attendance for these last
meetings of the Night School is ex
Rev. Albert S Hale, minister.
Sunday school at 9 45, Superinten
dent J C. Gardner. Attendance last
Morning worship service 11 o’clock.
The topic of the minister’s message
will be: "The Search for Security.”
B. T U. meets at 6:30, Miss Loyce
Evening worship service at 7 30.
The sermon subject: “How Man
Mid-week Prayer, Praise and Feb
lowship service Wednesday evening
Attend some service of worship
somewhere tomorrow. Wle shall be
happy to have you worship with us.
At the morning service, the choir
will sing “Judge Me, O God” by
At the evening service the Young
People’s Choir will sing “The Silent
Sea,” by Speaks.
When stamps stick together,
don’t soak them in water, but
place a piece of tissue paper over
them, then, with a warm iron, iron
them across. They will then sep
arate easily and may be used a*
house had seemed to the gypsy girl
who never had danced to suth an
audience. lie remembered her
dream. That day she had told him
of it he had promised her slippers
with “real” high heels. He thought
of all the things he had given her
since, that he knew of only by the
bills which came in and were all
part of this business of putting her
over and held no personal interest as
those slippers had.
He thought of the time she had
said, “All of this am 1 worth and I
offer myself to you for nothing if
only you will take me to New York.”
And again on the train, “I will let
this man stand beside me—” He had
kissed her then for the first and only
time and the kiss had stirred him.
But in New York it was different.
The gypsy was a gypsy. She had
not even danced well until tonight.
Now she had gone over. He won
dered how r this touch of success
would change her. He pictured her
walking through the crowded alley,
black hair flying, wide skirt swishing
around her legs, anklets making
music, eyes glowing. Perhaps she
would want to dance there in ths
street for them, or perhaps She
would give out kisses to those who
crowded round her. Ah, now there
was the trouble with the gypsy, she
was too free with herself.
He realized that backstage was
alive again. He heard a shout.
“She’s coming now!” The cigaret
in his fingers had already gone out,
but he dropped it to the floor and
stepped on it automatically before he
turned. He started forward like a
man who has seen an apparition, for
there was the gypsy girl—except she
was a gypsy no longer.
He stared like a country bumpkin,
for he had never seen anyone so
beautiful. She stood poised on the
steps, a warm living statue. She
'wore a white satin gown that was
molded to her figure, the simplicity
of the lines giving it elegance. Her
lustrous hair was parted in the mid
dle and brushed close to her head
and brought to the back in a low
knot on her neck. From her ears
hung diamond earrings and the dia
monds were dulled by the sparkle
of her eyes. Her throat was bare.
Over her arms she held a white er
mine and fox wrap and on her feet
were dainty white satin slippers that
peeked from the folds of the gown.
Stewart drew in his breath. He
had no idea that she might look like
this. He had never realized that her
throat was so perfect, or her skin so
fine, or her eyes so mysterious, or
the lashes that shaded them so long.
He had never dreamed that her feet
were so small or the shape of her
body so desirable. He had never
suspected that she might be any
thing else than a “gypsy”.
She started dow r n the steps again.
She saw him now. She saw the
look in his eyes and her own
laughed at him.
maybe you think a gypsy i*
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