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Publication: Burlington Hawk Eye June 27, 1890

Burlington Hawk Eye (Newspaper) - June 27, 1890, Burlington, Iowa THE BURLINHAWK-EYE ESTABLISHED: JUNE, 1839.)BURLINGTON, IOWA, FRIDAY MORNING, JUNE 27, 189a (PRICE: 15 CENTS PER WEEK FOR HONEST ELECTIONS. Debate on the National Election Bill Commenced in the House. Congressman Lodge Eloquently Points Out the Necessity for Such a Measure— Other Speeches—The Senate— Washington News. Washington, June 26.—The house, upon motion of Mr. Dunnell, of Minnesota, passed the bill with the senate’s amendments authorizing the construction of a bridge across the Mississippi river at Winona, Minnesota. The house bill was passed granting fifteen days’ leave to clerks in first and second-class postofflces. The regular order being demanded, Mr. Lodge, of Massachusetts, began the debate upon the national election bill. He proceeded to sketch the bill in outline and said the acts which it was proposed to extend had been called into existence by gigantic frauds in the city of New York prior to 1870 and 1871. There were other cities and districts Where the law was needed. The other side had criticized frauds committed in northern cities. He would put a secret official ballot in every election district becaused he believed that was the only way to stop the use of money In elections. If the belief that such thing as a fair election in the south was unknown then it was high time the United States should put a stop to the evil if it had to exercise every power the constitution put into its hands. No intelligent and fair minded man would deny there had been frauds in the north. Where wrong doing occurred in the north it was where one party sought to gut ahead of the other by vulgar means. As to the south, it was largely a question of race. The negro problem was one of the gravest before the American people. It was one in which all were concerned and were responsible whether living in the north or south. The bill had been called revolutionary; the revolution was to be found in speeches which showed that constitutional representation did not exist. Toe national government must extend to every citizen the equal rights which the constitution guaranteed. Mr. Hemphill, of South Carolina, argued tim bill was unconstitutional. It was not national, but sectional. There was no more iniquitous provision in the bill than one providing for the appointment of an ii ii ijii inhered number of men absolutely under the direction of the supervisor. He examined iii detail the provisions relating to supervisors and said the whole bill seemed framed against the voters and in favor of the supervisors. A good dual had been said" about the new south; but what the country really needed was a new nortu—a north that will take the view suggested by facts and riot by preconcieved prejudices; that does believe it has all the virtue and the rest of the country none; that would not waste all its time in remedying the supposed abuse of distant places; that would not thrink on Anglo-Saxon in Hie south was always in the wrong when they had any trouble with the African. What was the use of talking about a free ballot in Kansas when the state had been so gerrymandered that the 147,000 democrats of Kansas had never been represented on this floor. Mr. Kelly, of Kansas—How do you expect to get a democrat, here when there are not four democratic counties in the state? Mr. Hemphill—ll does not matter how many democratic counties there are, a democrat, has never been represented here. If there were a fair representation on this floor the proportion would he 163 democrats, 154 republicans, 5 prohibitionists and 2 labor-inen. When the republicans of tho north had takdn the beam out of t heir own eyes and fixed the laws so the people’s wish might be honestly expressed, when they practiced as they preached, the southern democrats would receive t hem with open arms. Under this system, which it proposed to revive, the people of the south had been robbed some years ago by picked villains of the north hacked up by the United States army. The south did not want to be put iii that position again. “We,” Mr. Hemphill continued, “know we must either rule that country or leave it. Now for mnself, before the people of the United States and before God, in all reverence, I swear we will not leave it. [Applause]. I do not hesitate to say the colored man has as many rights as I have, but ho cannot have his lights and mine to: and this law is intended to put him again iii control of the southern states; intended to awaken that race prejudice which is fast, dying out; intended to bring about again that constant, irrcgation and clash between the two colors in the south which will retard its growth and be destructive of the very principles of human government,” Mr. Hemphill was loudly applauded by the democrats as he sat down and nearly all of them pressed forward to congratulate him. Mr. Hingham, from the postoffice committee, reported the senate amendments to the postoffic appropriation bill, and the house iion-concurred iii them* The consideration of the election bill was then resumed and Powell, of Illinois, addressed the house in favor of it. He said the number was not few of those who believed that six years ago Cleveland was counted into the presidential chair by corrupt officials at the polls in his own state, to say nothing of the suppression of the votes in all the south and the number was increasing every day of those who believed ii. lf that belief honestly existed, ought it. not to bo the wish of every representative of the people to so conduct elections as to make the charge impossible of belief in the future? It was everywhere in northern circles believed that the black vote of the southern states was suppressed and the fifteenth amendment nullified. Messrs. Oates of Alabama, Crisp of Georgia, Lewis of Mississippi, and others took occasion at this point to state that the elections in theigwdistriets were perfectly fair.    W Mr. Rowell declared that in some districts of the south bodies of armed men went from poll to poll and destroyed the ballot boxes, in others boxes were stuffed and true ballots thrown away, in others military companies were organized to fire cannels morning and night “to let the darkies know there is going to be a fair election.” The cabins of negroes were fired in to, and if that was not successful and the negres turned out, the military officers made the polls a target for target practice. Mr. Oates, of California, asked for the names of the districts and Rowell named three in Mississippi and one in Arkansas. This brought McRae to his feet with a strong denial, and soon Rowell and Breckinridge were talking at the same time. When quiet was restored Rowell finished his speech, aud Lehlback (rep.) spoke*against the bill. Such a law, he said, would bring about a conflict of authority and a deplorable state of affairs. Mr. Tucker, of Virginia, spoke against the bill, and the house adjourned. THS SENATE. reason why, in his opinion, the passage of the pending bill would be exceedingly unwise There was no authority for holding a constitutional convention, Jones said, and he opposed the participation of the women in the vote on the constitution. He opposed the consti-utional provision for woman suffrage; for holding real estate by aliens, and for compulsory education. In conclusion Jones declared himself in favor of passing an enabling act for all territories except Utah, and admitting them as states after they have complied with the provisions of the act; and he moved as a substitute for the pending bill, one for such an enabling act. In the further course of his arguments Jones referred to the wives of Mormons in Wyoming arid Idaho voting, and said iu answer to Morgan that he did not know how many wives had to vote with him. Mr. Stewart replied to Jones and said it would be time enough to act on the cases of the other territories when they were before the senate. They were not before it now. Mr. Reagan opposed the bill. He argued against the provision for woman suffrage, the effect of which was, he said, to make men of women, and women of men. It was only latterly that the people had become wiser than their creator, and wiser than all generations that proceeded them. At the close of Reagan’s speech an understanding was reached that the vote on the bill and amendment would begin at four o’clock to-morrow. Mr. Edmunds wanted it understood it did not amount to an order of the senate. There ought to be one body in the country, he said, where there was freedom of debate. The following bills were taken from the calendar and passed:    House    bill    to provide for a term of court at Danville, Illinois; senate bill to aid the state of South Dakota to support a school of mines, devoting fifty per cent of the money received from the sale of mineral land, not to exceed $12,000 a year, nor to exceed the amount contributed by the state. Executive session; adjourned. THE WORLD’S FAIR Commissioners Meet in Chicago amt Commence an Organization. Chicago, June 26.—The world’s fair national commissioners began their first meeting at noon to-day. Judge John T. Harris, of Virginia, was chosen temporary chairman and made a brief speech, reviewing the historical significance of the work in hand. To-night, at the Palmer house, one of the most notable banquets given in Chicago for a long time was attended by three hundred and fifty prominent gentlemen, including the one hundred and six world’s fair commissioners. After the speeches the role of the one hundred and six persons who make up the whole commission was called. A few state commissioners were absent. All the commissioners at large were present except Mr. Henry Exall, of Texas, who telegraphed that he had missed a train. A resolution by J. II. McKenzie, of Kentucky, that a committee of twelve on permanent organization he appointed to recommend to the commission names of permanent officers, etc., created a warm discussion. It was finally amended to the effect that the committee shall morely point out the offices and the duties of those who shall fill them, without recommending the nomination of any one. John Boyd Thompson, of New York, stated the New York commissioners had been requested by Chauncey M. Depew to say his name sould not be used in connection with the presidency of the commission. Colonel II. C. Corbin, U. S. A., was made temporary sergeant-at-arms. Chairman Harris then announced the committee on permanent organization as follows: McKenzie of New York, Ewing of Illinois, McDonald of California, Smalley of Vermont, Cochran of Texas, Widener of Pennsylvania, Goodell of Colorado, Bresten of New York, Martin-ople of Indiana, Harrison of Minnesota, and Keogh of North Carolina. The meeting then adjourned until to-morrow. HOPELESS!.? IS DEBT. THE HEATED TERM. Various Deaths Reported from the Effects of Over Heat. Fontanelle, June 26.—While attending the Murphy reception on Saturday night news came that B. F. Tuttle had been found dead in his field. A load of men with a doctor started at once and upon their return corroborated the report., stating that the cause of death was sunstroke. A Death at liooiie. Boone, June 26.—Mrs. George Kidder, wife of a German, residingone mile south of the city, was overcome by the excessive. heat while in town this afternoon. She died about three minutes afterwards. Heat Causes Cessation of Work. [Special to Tho Hawk-Eye.] Clinton. June 26.—The excessive heat yesterday caused nearly all out of door work iii Clinton, Lyons and Fulton to be abandoned during the afternoon. Two saw mills and a factory in Lyons, the saw mill at Fulton, and one of the largest here, have had to shutdown entirely, the men being unable to withstand the heat. It has been over one hundred degrees in the shade and is still intensely hot. Two Deaths at Davenport. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.] Davenport, June 26,—The heat paralyzed business here to-day. Fifteen hundred men in the mills, factories, shops and on street work have done nothing. Bernard Walters and Louis H&nnenan have died from prostration. To-day’s record exceeded that, of yesterday in temperature, and iii forty-eight hours the wind has blown only nineteen miles. Turkey Unable to Meet Russia’s Demand for War Indemnity. Austria Expects Trouble—The Czar Likely to Use His Army to Obtain Satisfaction—The Argentine Republic Embarrassed. The Wyoming Admission Bill Still Under Discussion. Washington, June 26.—In the senate the house bill for the admission of Wyoming as a state was taken up and Mr. Jones, of Arkansas, addressed the senate. He declared himself in favor of the admission of Wyoming and of all other territories, except Utah, when they had a sufficient population and sufficient wealth to justify their assumption of state governments. But he was unwilling to see Wyoming admitted in the way now pro-' and he proceeded to* state the St. Mary's Academy at Nauvoo. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.) Nauvoo, IIL, June 26.—The sixteenth annual commencement exercises of St. Mary's Academy were held this evening. Two young ladies graduated. Miss Mollie Culken of Carthage and Miss Rose Beecher of Nauvoo. There was an interesting program, consisting of two society classes, interspersed with music and addresses. Lieutenant Bachelor Made a General-Other Nominations. Washington, June 26.—The president to-day sent to the senate the following nominations: Bockey P. Earhart. collector of customs district of Willamette, Oregon; Lieutenant Richard Bachelor, deputy quartermaster-general, to be quartermaster-general, with the rank of brigadier general. Pacing Horse Breeders. Cincinnati, June 26.—The National Association of Pacing Horse Breeders held its first annual meeting here to-day. with forty delegates in attendance. The object is to form a permanent organization and keep an authentic register of pacing horses. F. B. Buford, of Buford, Kentucky, was lected president. Change of life, backache, monthly ir regularities, hot flashes, are cured by Dr. Miles’ Nervine. Free samples at J. H-Witte’s drug store_ Excursion Tickets. Excursion tickets to Milwaukee via C.. B. A Q„ July 4 to 8 inclusive, good for return leaving Milwaukee, July 9th to 19th, one fare for round trip, account meeting of Supreme Lodge ana uniform Bank Knights of Pythias at above place July 8th to 12th. A Kirkwood Pioneer Gone. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.) Kirkwood, 111., June 26.—Uncle Robert McGill, a pioneer citizen, was buried Monday. Among those present at the funeral was Dr. McDill. London, June 26.—Great importance is attached to Russia’s latest demand upon Turkey for war indemnity by the cabinets of Europe, especially in Vienna. It should be remembered, however, that Russia has been as lenient as Turkey has been lax in the payments stipulated at the close of the Russo-Turkish war, and that the arrears now amount to a sum that it is almost hopeless for Turkey to expect to pay. The sultan, indeed, has virtually disregarded although he has not formally repudiated the obligation, and therefore the peremptory demand comes with a force all the more startling. As Turkey cannot fulfill the demand, Russia will have to take satisfaction in some other way, and the opinion at Vienna is that the way chosen will be military. Meanwhile Austria i> making strong militay preparations to uphold her influence in the Balkans in the event of a hostile movement on the part of Russia. Much anxiety prevails in financial circles over the condition of affairs in the Argentine Republic, where the central government is somewhat embarrassed by too free extension of credit to railway and other corporations and by the lavish borrowing and expenditure of money, some of the state governments being in even worse condition. It may interest the advocates of American commerce with South American to know’ that the country is represented as glutted with imported goods and stocked as to most articles for ten or twelve months ahead. The tory ministry has resolved to hold on to office. This is the outcome of the hurried consultations which have followed the adverse decision of Speaker Peel. The question of reorganization is postponed for the present, and the difficulties that beset the government continue. A full caucus of the party was called yesterday, and a personal letter from Lord Salisbury was sent to the unionist whips inviting the members of that wing of the coalition to attend. It was intended to make a desperate effort to merge the two sections of the majority which backs the government into one, or, at least, to give them the habit of holding joint meetings. It failed utterly, and the failure was the work of Joseph Chamberlain. The fact that there is 'division of opinion among the liberal unionists was demonstrated by Hartington and Chamberlain taking different sides on the question. What is still more galling to the tories is the evidence supplied by the vote taken at the unionist meeting that Chamberlain, not Hartington, is the real leader of the dissidents. The refusal of Salisbury’s request is rightly regarded as a snub. Members are asking. What is Chamberlain going to do next? Does he want to force his way into the cabinet, or is he preparing to desert? Probably the answer will be given after the election at Barrow-in-Furness. All England is now looking at that little Lancashire borough for an indication of the direction in which the tide will set when the general election comes. Except on the question of home rule the constituency is strongly liberal but Caine carried it last election against the Gladstone bill by a handsome majority. The radicals, who cannot forgive Caine for his desertion of Gladstone, hold the balance of power. Great pressure is being brought to bear upon them by their liberal allies to induce them to abstain from opposing Caine in case they cannot be persuaded to support him. This they may not do, but the chances are that they will not set up another candidate. Mr. Gladstone fears that the opposition of the radicals to Caine’s re-election may retard that gentleman’s complete conversion to Glad-stoneism, to wdiich direction he is strongly tending. Mr. Caine will undoubtedly receive a large share of the unionist vote owing to his personal popularity with his constituents, but the remainder will go over to the tory candidate. The liberals are not in a hurry to get into office. They think they will gain more by allowing the blunders of the ministry to sink into the mind of the country and they want to see the result iii Barrow-in-Furness. The unfinished agreement with Germany and the troubles with France over Newfoundland and Egypt would be a heavy burden for them to assume and they prefer to let Lord Salisbury finish up the work he has begun and assume the whole responsibility. Thus, by a kind of tacit mutual agreement both sides favor staving off dissolution. One of the ministry's difficulties—that of continuing unfinished bills from session to session— is to be settled by a select committee, which contains an extraordinary array of personal opponents. Hartington and Gladstone, who have ceased to speak, Chamberlain and Labouchere, Goschen and Harcourt, Balfour. Dillon, John Morley and Sexton are all on it. Some of the wags suggest the advisability of having a squad of police on hand to keep the peace. The ghost of the licensing bill still haunts the house of commons and troubles the dreams of the ministerialists as they slumber on the benches during the dreamy debates that have succeeded the exciting discussions of a few days ago. The monster petition to parliament in favor of the compensation scheme which was to have been presented on behalf of the publicans without regard to party on the day after the government’s announcement of the withdrawal pf the clause, has been temporily deposited in a corner of Westminster Hall, where its great bulk has attracted much attention. Its presence there has had the effect upon anti-compensation fanatics that a red flag would have upon a bull and they have spat upon it anti. plastered it with temperance tracts until its apperrance is as uusightly as the conduct of its defacers was silly and indecent. CHOLERA APPEARS IN PRANCE. oner and captured the barracks. Twenty-three persons were killed. The assaulted president died on the following day from heart disease, aggravated by the excitement. General Guirola is at present directing the different branches of governmental administration. General order prevails. THE LOTTER? BILL PASSED. Adopted by a by the Louisiana House Vote of 66 to 29. Baton Rouge. La.. June 26.—It was late Tuesday night when the factions of the democratic party withdrew from the joint conference, having been unable to arrive at terms of agreement. At midnight the determination w'as reached by the majority to put the lottery bill to a vote without further delay. The house met at IO o’clock yesterday. The utmost excitement prevailed. The corridors of the house were crowded and the floor of the house had no standing room. By consent the bill went over until 2 o'clock to enable the committee of the whole to get rid of the appropriation bill. When the bill was finally reached Mr. Pipes, of East Feliciana, spoke in favor of granting the charter to the highest bidder. He read a letter from Isidore Newman, agent of the Newgass syndicate. offering to deposit 8100,000 with the state treasurer as a forfeit. C. M. Jackson, of West Carroll, moved to go into committee of the whole to consider an amendment abrogating the monoply nature of the grant, and it was carried. Mr. Land, of Caddo, took the chair; Messrs. Lovett, of St. Mary, and Seals.’ of Claiborne, denounced the amendment as a subterfuge. After some further filibustering the committee arose and reported the bill to th** house recommending its passage. Lovett, of St. Mary, spoke in opposition to the bill, and Snyder, of Tensas, was in favor of the measure. On closing his speech the latter moved the previous question. A terrible tumult followed, lasting for some time. Mr. Lawson of Algiers, heretofore claimed as an anti, arose and stated he had been assured if the bill passed the amount would be increased to §1,250,000 per annum. The roll was then called on the passage of the bill, all members who so desired being allowed to explain their votes. Mr. Harris, of De Soto, in explaining his vote in the affirmative, said: “The question will be held open until 3 o'cloek this evening, when a compromise which will reunite the party will be brought in at the completion of the rollcall.” The bill was declared passed by a vote of 66 yeas, 20 nays, and three absent. The result was received with a mingled demonstration of cheers and hisses, arid several times it was thought the members would come to blows. RELIGIOUS WORKERS. The German Lutheran Synod in Session at Milwaukee. Milwaukee, June 26.—At to-day’s session of the Lutheran synod President Schwan made a report in which he advised the synod to take proper action on the Bennett compulsory school lawr. He expressed regret at the universal experience of the German Lutheran churches that large numbers of the younger members are drawn away by churches of other denominations. Rev. Link, of Springfield, Illinois, read a report of the board of supervision on the theological seminary at Springfield. The report mentioned the lack of sufficient dormitories for the accommodation of the students and recommended the, erection of a building to cost §25,000 be authorized forthwith. International Sunday School Convention. Pittsburg, June 26.—The morning session of the International Sunday School convention was taken up with the reading of reports and other routine business of important natures. THE GREAT STRIKE. The German Reichstag Rejects all Amendments to the Army Bill. Berlin, June 26.—The reiehstag today rejected all amendments to the army bill and approved the first paragraph of the bill which fixes the force effective at 486,983 men until April, 1894. “Lodgings” in London. To speak of the lodging house mode of life as a reason for liking London may excite surprise, and I confess that initiation into the mystery of how to deal with the landlady is necessary to insure success in this manner of existence. Experience* is required to enable one to know one’s own rights and to concede those of others; but this experience once obtained, where, outside of one’s own house, can one enjoy such comfort and quietude, at a relatively moderate expense, as in a London lodging house? Y'our grand hotel is splendid, its drawing rooms many and magnificent, its table d’hote repasts Sardanapalan in their profuseness and succulence; your family boarding house is gay and full of pleasant or unpleasant company, but always company; yet Is there in any of these tarrying places the slightest reminiscence of “Sweet Home?” That intangible quality often pervades the humblest London lodging. Here yon are you; an entity, an individual, even a personage—not a mere unit in a conglomerated mass of humanity clustering in a 500 bedded caravansary. Your tastes are studied in cooking; your hot water is brought to your door in the morning at the hour yon named; your letters are handed to yon on a salver as soon as they arrive. Your idiosyncracies have weight, as they do at home, but not generally elsewhere in the world.—Olive Logan. Illinois Central Employes Tyring to Get Out of the Scrape. The Company Utterly Refuses to Discharge Superintendent Russell—A General Tie-Up Feared—The Stlke at St. Louis—Labor Troubles. Chicago, June 26.—The crisis in the Illinois Central strike 'came to a conclusion this morning. After an all day session the conference between the striker committee and officials ended with a positive refusal on the part of the company to discharge Superintendent Russell. #This was the ultimatum so far as the company is concerned. When the conference broke up, the men went at once to the strikers’ headquarters to report the result. Speculation was rife as to whether a general strike throughout the Illinois Central system would be ordered and a gigantic struggle ensue. At the strikers headquarters the matter was discussed for several hours and when the meeting finally adjourned it w’as given out that no conclusion had been reached. A rumor was in circulation that eight strikers had decided to ask concessions limiting the pow’er of Superintendent Russell. Other reports said that such concession* had already been refused and that the strikers w’ere new’ only seeking an excuse to let themselves down easy. A way for this was opened by the company's statement made to-nght, w’hich, while declining to remove Superintendent Russell, censures him for lack of courtesy to subordinates and declares the displacement of capable hands not in contemplation. All Freight Trains Sidetracked. Cairo, IU.. June 26.—A committee of the Illinois Central strikers came here to-day and on their order every freight train between here and Centralia on the Illinois Central was sidetracked. Passenger coaches were also detached from the two trains. Joliet Street Car Men Demand Shorter Bourse Joliet, 111., June 26.—Another strike w’as started to-day in this city. All the street car railway employes went out, and friendly citizens are driving what few cars are running till more men can be procured. The men want shorter hours and more wages. Miners* Strike. Halifax, N. S., June 26.—Twelve hundred coal miners are out on a strike at the Spring Hill colliery, the largest in Nova Scotia. Everything is at a standstill. The men object to the system of docking for short measure or stone. Labor Trouble at St. Louis. St. Louis, June 26.—The Mobilie and Ohio road to-day granted the demands of their warehouse men in East St. Louis. All other roads refuse and unless the men return to work to-morrow they will hire new men. THE IMPRISONED MINERS. It is Thought Their Fate Will be Known To-day. Dunbar, Pa., June 26.—The rescuing party this evening have struck solid coal and, unless gas pockets are struck, they wrill be in the Hill Farm mine in the morning and the fate of the unfortunate victims will be known. A gang of men for two days has been cutting a tunnel from the Ferguson mine to the Hill Farm mine, keeping the matter quiet. To-day the authorities stopped them *until it can be learned if there are gas deposits near the tunnel. They were very close to the Hill Farm mine when stopped. mon Dyspepsia and install Eupepsy. We recommend Electric Bitters for dyspepsia and all diseases of liver, stomach and kidneys. Sold at 50c and §1.00 per bottle at Henry's drug store. HOW TO TRAIN A CHILD. JUSTICE WAS SWIFT. Reported Lynching at Morris, 111., of the Murderer of Two Persons. Ottawa, 111., June 26.—A report has been received from Morris, twenty miles <*ast of here, of the murder of Charles Deitrick and his mother and wife, and sure justice meted out to the murderer at the hands of Judge Lynch. An epidemic of crime seems to have struck the Illinois valley. Following the murder of David Moore, the body of an unknown man was found on the Burlington track in the north part of the city this morning; but whether he came to his death at the hands of an assassin or by accident is as yet unknown. BITTEN BY MAD DOGS. A Little Girl at Blandinsville, Illinois, Seriously Lacerated. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.) Blandinsville, 111., June 26.—This community is greatly agitated over the numerous supposed mad dogs that have made their appearance here. One wras killed last Tuesday night after having bitten James Bally. To-day the little daughter of Charles Defiler wras bitten by another dog supposed to be mad. The animal w as at once killed, and its victim will be taken to Denver, Illinois, to try the virtues of the Orton mad stone. To Inhale Correctly Means an Erect Body aud a Graceful Carriage. Over in Brooklyn is a little man with a gigantic chest and marvelously strong muscles. He is the founder of a new system of physical education. Thirty-two years ago, when he was wearing his first knickerbockers, he was so puny that his parents thought it was hardly worth while to encourage him to go on living. Today, although he is small he is as strong as a bulldog and’ delights in amusing his friends and astonishing strangers by lying flat on his back and lifting up 240 pound men at arm's length. Rethinks the custom of putting young Americans through a course of calisthenic and gymnastic exercises is all wrong. “The present system is wrong from beginning to end,” he said to a reporter. “Pick up a six months old infant,” he added, “hold him in an unstrained upright position, and you will find that his back is broad and flat and that his spine is perfectly straight. As soon as the child begins to walk the spine begins to curve. Why? The weight of the abdomen causes the lower part of his back—the ‘hollow of his back,’ so called—to sink forward and sag down. There is error number one. Subsequent physical training takes no notice of it. DEFECTS OF CALISTHENICS. “You will find, too, that an infant in arms has the power, while sitting bolt upright, of putting his foot, or at least a part of it, in his mouth. This is because his hip joint is perfectly free and flexible. He loses this flexibility almost from the moment he begins to walk. The ordinary system of athletic or calisthenic training takes no notice of this loss. “Now, I claim that above all else a child should be’taught how to stand and how to breathe. Next he should be instructed as to the proper way of using every muscle and joint. Teach him those things and he will be a graceful, healthy, strong man. Neglect them and while he may become temporarily strong his power is neither lasting nor conducive to long life and vigor. “Nothing is more important than to teach children the general principles of right development. It is a mere makeshift to bring forward calisthenics. Only a small minority of the children in classes for physical training give any vigor or meaning to the few insignificant movements of the arms. Most of the boys and almost all of the girls make merely superficial movements, with no sense of the meaning and no feeling of exhilaration. If anything has been said to the children about breathing no effect is visible. If anything has been said about the carriage of the body the instruction has been confined to an injunction to ‘keep back the shoulders.’ POSITION IS EVERYTHING. “In a nervous effort to obey the latter injunction children are often found with hollowed backs and shoulder blades driven in against the spine. When the shoulders are violently and persistently thrown back the shoulder blades almost meet. They press on the spine and jam the upper part of it forward. This effect is simply unavoidable. “If a child is sent to school at the age of 5 or 6 the teacher should w'atch him at his desk to make sure that ho maintains an erect position. It will be found that if the head is kept properly held erect the chin is bound to draw up the breast bono. By holding the body erect and straight the child will find it easy to breathe in the costal way—that is, with the upper part cf the chest. This I claim is the proper way to breathe. Of course it is not easy to learn all this at once, but a careful teacher by taking pains could soon bring her class into such a condition that they would find it easier*to stand, walk and sit right than wrong. “It is not necessary to spend any special half hour a day in teaching these things. The instructor who is with children all the time is the one to keep them standing or sitting properly. ‘Folding the arms,’ the present attitude of respectful attention, is one that cramps the chest and the breathing apparatus It should never be practiced. Let the teacher instruct her children to keep the upper point of the forehead and the most prominent part of the chest always uplifted, as if trying to push up through the ceiling. A word now and again will soon inculcate the right sort of carriage. I a*t all bending forward be done from the hip joint—not from the waist, The back bone need not and should not be bent in stooping Jo pick up anything. WE SHOULD ALL LIVE TO BE SO. “Instead of wasting time over rods and wands teachers should make the children learn how to hold their bodies aud how to move the shoulders, hips and other joints properly iii the ordinary business of life. Children can get little good from what they learn mechanically. The youngster’s interest must be aroused. Teach him that not th: rn bb,’I Is but i he knowledge he acquires in the carriage and deportment of his body will make him agile and strong, and * Ct ii his physical education will amount to something. Physical education is pro: erly accomplished only through MARKSMEN AT DAVENPORT. the mind.. “The rn sue is not Sleeplessness,nervous prostration, nervous dyspepsia, dullness, blues cured by Dr. Miles’ Nervine. Samples free at J. H. Witte’s drug store. Pean’ soap is the moat pleasant toilet adjunct The Scourge Breaks Out iu Marseilles— An Epidemic Feared. Paris. June 26.—Tclegrames were received here late last night announcing that cholera had appeared at Avray. Brittany, and other places in western France, supplemented by the intelligence that there were two cases at Marseilles and one ease at Lyons. This news occasioned intense excitement here. Paris now is so short of water that several arrondissments have been reduced to the necessity of getting their supply from the Seine. Statistics show that such a condition of things usually leads to epidemics of typhoid fever and diphtheria. THS SANSALVADOR REVOLT. President Menendez Fatally Shot by an Officer. Da Libertal, Salvador, June 26.— During a ball given at the president’s residence .in the capitol on the 22nd inst., in celebration of the anniversary of the triumphal entry of General Menendez, General Melesio Marcial csuddelny entered the ball room at about ll p. rn. gfad announced on behalf of his chief. General Ezeta, who had arrived with six hundred men from Santa Ana, a revolt against the existing government. At this juncture Generel Martinez, commander of the government forces, who was sick in the upper story, requested an audience with General Marcial. Au altercation ensued between Martinez and Marcial, resulting in the latter being shot and killed. Ezetas’ soldiers thereupon took Martinez pris- Lord Fsuntleroy’s Mother. While the son is so frail, Mrs. Burnett is the picture of health. She is rather below the medium height, of a strong, robust build. Her face is full and large, so to speak, with force and originality manifest all through it. The lines about themonth are a singular combination of nobility and determination, and with the light of imagination in her blue eyes there is a depth of sagacity and courage. She has a very high coloring, that looks rosier still underthe wide brim of the black felt hat she wears with two sweeping black feathers. She dresses well, almost natty, in right fitting cloth gown, dark green in color, the coat to match, with two rows of brass buttons down the front. Her movements are large and free. Her only weakness is her shoes. They have high, slender French heels on them. She has prospered greatly, besides winning fame in the world of letters. She has a fine head for businessr.and is very good at calculating royalties.—Atlantic City Cor. Philadelphia? Press. Receptacles for Milk. Milk should be kept for family use in gla£8<vessels only. Glees pitchers andgjsas jars can be washed with coldsod&solution, prepared as above stated, and the vessels should be xi need with. clean water,*and if necessary should be cleaned, after tbemoda washing with a wet sag and pumice star and.then .rinsed. Earthen veasels axe apt to ghee a bad flavor to milk, and tin* pots sometimes get rusty.—Good .Housekeeping. Look Out for This Man. Don’t marry the young man who leaves his mother to find hear way home se best shat can on a dark night,'.while, without a thought or wordof apologyto4eer^helooka after you. One at tm— daya^wheaa tho novelty hee worn off, he will leaveyvu to go alone as best you caci, while&e series his enjoyment at tho chih.—Exchange. Mad Dog at Kirkwood. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.] Kirkwood, 111., June 26.—A dog went mad on a farm a few miles from here yesterday and attacked Mrs. Lanphere but was killed by E. E. Clark. Unmuzzled canines are being shot. THE DAY’S CRIMES. Bather Bober Bomi—tare. A pretty and somewhat romantic-Jittle New York widow of CB, who has tbs*ap-pearanee of 23 and the friaktBSOi • Of S ming kitten, wears a bracelet medeof^tho six silver coins that closed the sigh tim eyes of three husbands. The embrace the initial letters of tho late New York gentiemen.-r^xchange. The reason Prince George has been eut cruising on board the Thrush is with the hope of curing him of love for an The Upper Mississippi Rifle Association Making Good Scores. Severe Storms Reported in Iowa—The Terrific Heat Causes a General Suspension of Work—General State News and Items. (Special to The Hawk-Eye.) Davenport. la.. June 26.—The tenth biennial tournament of the Upper Mississippi Rifle association opened at the Sehuetzen park iu this city this morning Over one hundred riflemen are now-present and more are coming on all trains from surrounding cities. The shooters paraded the streets this morning and on arriving at the park were addressed by Mayor Fieke and tendered a banquet. The shooting began immediately after the dinner. There are a number of fine shots in the company assembled and the scores are running high, though the warmth has interfered with the work somewhat. The fest continues through this week. A Severe Wind Storm. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.] Montezuma, June 26.—A storm which had the appearance of a small cyclone passed west of here last evening. The bouse of Dennis Roberts was blown off its foundation.Doors were blown in. windows broken, and barns and stables were leveled. William Durben. w ho was sitting in his room, was struck by lightning and burned severely, but not killed. distinguished, however, the mounds a the coils of the serpent being ten or ^twelve feet high. The specific dimensions of the snake are as follows: Six hundred feet from the head to the coils; the .coils occupy a space 300 feet in length and are made up of four distinct mounds IOO feet apart, the mounds giving the outline and clearly marking the roll of the serpent; from the coils to the rattle of the snake is four hundred and fifty feet and there are three rattles, occupying a space of one hundred feet. The serpent iays north and south, a straight line drawn through it showing a deflection to the east of fifty feet near the head and seventy-five feet near the tail. The mounds of the serpent command a fine view of the river, three or four miles distant, and of the surrounding country. Mr. Peet explored one of the mounds and a few feet below the surface found the remains of five persons, but he does not think that these are the remains of the serpent worshippers, his opinion being that they are buried deeper and that the bodies which he found are of a later race*bf Indians. He will make further explorations in the near future. The discovery made by Mr. Feet will prove of great historic interest and may lead to valuable results in affording knowledge of a strange race of people who inhabited the Mississippi valley many centuries ago. Stole the Grass Palace Plans. Creston, June 26.—Master Mechanic C. tv. Eckerson, Philip A. Derr. George McElwain. ll. M. Spencer and John Hall, all prominent citizens, wen* arrested today on complaint of J. C. Woodruff, architect of the new Blue Grass palace, charged with the larceny of his plans for the palace. The defendants charge that Woodruff's conduct is a piece of spite work because they failed to employ him to superintend the erection of tin* building. Charged With Fraud. Cedar Rapids, la., June 26.-Raniels. grand secretary of th** f\Y. V Order of Railway Conductors, was seen to-day in regard to the report that th** order owes ex-Chief Conductor C. S. Wheaton a large sum of money on salary. Daniels charges Wheaton with defrauding th** order on expense bills, and declares there Iris not been three months in live years that Wheaton has not drawn his salary in advance. STATE ITEMS. acquirement of muscular tis-so much importance as a good sheath of sound, healthy, agile bone covering. By that I mean elastic, supple tendons and muscles working in harmony, directed by a well regulate*! mind That is what children need. The shoulders should not be strained back of Cue hip joint. These two joints should be on the same perpendicular line. The chest must have prominence on its own account, and the shoulders when held back far enough to give the chest free development find a natural and comfortable center. “I am no believer in the theory A extensive destruction in tissues and hurried rebuilding of them to secure health. Such training is abnormal. The cat, the horse, dog, tiger and other lower animals keep their strength for the most part with light exercise. The tendency of hard exercise is hard muscles, and hard muscles are bad. It is in the conservation of energy, and not in the prodigal dissipation of energy, that the greatest strength and endurance of the body will always lie. Our bodies should remain firm but pliant and in mast parts soft. There is no reason why any of us should become inactive before our eightieth birthday.'’—New York World .Suicide of a Prominent Citizen. New Haven, Conn., June 26.—Lucien W. Sperry, a prominent citizen, shot and killed himself this morning. He was TO years old and had served the city as mayor and represented it in the legislature. The suicide, which was caused bv financial troubles, created a sensation.    _ Shot by a Mob. Kansas City. June 26.—A mob of about forty persons gathered at eleven o'clobk last night at the house of Watt Squires, near Cameron, Missouri, to tar and feather his son Bud, who. it is asserted. ruined a young woman. About forty shots were exchanged, during which Watt Squires was shot in the stomach, though not fatally, and Will Noland, one of the mob. was also wounded in the stomach, it is thought fatally. Intense excitement prevails. Sentenced to be Shot.^^^ El Paaso, Texas, June 26.—C. R. Walters was yesterday sentenced in court at Paso del Norte, Mexico, to be shot, and J. R. O’Loughlin was sentenced to ten years' imprisonment for killing a lewd women in Paso del Norte in May, 1889. The condemned men are both citizens of the United States and have appealed for protection. Disappearance of a Lamber Dealer. St. John, N. B., June 26.—A. Ferguson. a lumber dealer at Lussex, has disappeared. Ferguson handled over $50.-000 for other people and what disposition he has made of the money is unknown. It is thought he has gone to the states. __ Travelers* Protective Association. Denver, June 26.—The eighth annual convention of the Travelers’ Protective association to-day elected T. S. McGreat. of St. Louis, president._ Eupepsy. This is what you ought to have, in faet,*you must have it, to fully enjoy life.   _____, Thousands are searching for It daily, and I to pay interest as rental for the latter s mourning because they find it not. I lines. The Wabash claims it is only liable Thousand upon thousands of dollars are for the interest as far as it can be met spent annually by our people in thn hope I hy the earnings of the Toledo, Peoria and thai they may attain thisboon. And yet J Western lines. It may be had by all. We guarantee that Electric Bitters, if used according to di- “Tiik Way to Pave,” Etc.—Cedar Rapids has ordered over seven miles of new paving. Ottumwa's New Depot.—Work on the new Milwaukee depot at Ottumwa will commence this week. The Fourth at Manning.—Manning citizens have subscribed §400 for a grand Fourth of July celebration. Dubuque’s Chance. — Dubuque eau have a typewriter factory employing 250 hands by putting up a bonus of §25,000. If she will throw in some of her pretty girls to run th** machines sh** will make a big thing of it. “Calamity” Weller's Latest.-ATmt being in turn a politician and an editor. “Calamity” Weller has become an expounder of the gospel. A Colored Prophet.—Rev. Dr. E. James, a colored divine and corn doctor. is traveling around the stat!* warning the people to lot iip on wickedness and prepare to go hence, in a body, on iii** 2d day of July, 1891. ll** claims to have had a revelation that the earth will be totally destroyed on that date. Queer Vegeta bees.—Const abl** Allen of Des Moines, while passing along a street the other day. noticed a woman digging in a garden and turning up peculiar looking vegetables. After sin* had loaded her apron and left th** seen** tho constable went over and did a little digging on his his own hook, unearthing several gallon jugs of whisky. A Veteran’s Reward.—Buell Ottis Chrisle. a veteran soldier of Marion, has been granted an additional pension of §10 per month. Chrisle was one of General Custer’s men and started with him on that ill-fated expedition, but while crossing the mountains his horse fell on him, breaking his leg, and thus saved him from the terrible massacre of tin* Little Big Horn. Hit With a Brick.—While Patrick Fox and Miss Hattie Connor, both of Bloomfield, were tripping along the streets of Ottumwa, Monday, on their way to a justice of the peace to get married. tin* bridal procession was brought to :i sudden standstill by tin* falling of a brick from th** top of a three-story building which struck the propective bridegroom square on the top of th** head, knocking him sen-a-lcss and cutting a big gash in his scalp. When h«* regained consciousness he refused to accept til*; incident as a warning and demanded that th** ceremony proceed, which it did without further interruption. The Wages of Sin.—There wa> an affecting scene in the district court at, Dubuque the other day when a young man. beside whom sat his mother, was sentenced by Judge Lenehan to imprisonment in tin* penitentiary for one year for burglary. After being sentenced th* young man pleaded for mercy:    “Please give me one more chance to lead an honorable life. After serving a term in the penitentiary I cannot return home and be rtepeetod.” Judge Lenehan replied that the duty wa**1 an unpleasant one. but that he could not permit .sympathy to dissuade him from th** discharge of hi* duty to society and th*; state. As th* young man bid his mother farewell sh* almost fainted. She was taken to th* sheriffs office to await the arrival of a (•arriage and here sh** sobbed:    “Only for his little girl I would want to die.’ A Young; Heroine. From the Philadelphia Bulletin. The most heoric aud impressive episodes of fiction have had their counterparts in actual life. Now comes the story of a female Cassapanca. The Swedish bark Maria in mid-ocean struck a derelict vessel floating bottom upward. The crash tore the bow asunder and let the waters pour in. The bark pitched heavily and became helpless. The crew of ll men manned the boats, saying they were not going to I** drowned like rats, and asked the captain to leave the vessel with them. This he positively refused to do. believing his ship could Im* saved, and he begged th** men to remain by him. For answer they waved him a farewell and pushed off. leaving the brave skipper and his little eight-year-daughter, who refused to leave the ship without her father. In vain th** father told th** little one to save herself. She said sin* knew her duty and would stick to th** vessel to the last. The captain then hoisted distress signals. The night passed with no signs of help. By this time the vessel had been rapidly tilled and the water was even w ith, her decks. Then th** captain recognized his ship was doomed, and his only thought was to save his child. Ii** redoubled his exertions to attract attention, but it was not until the next day at noon that tl\e American bark Rover hove in sight, just as his vessel was sinking in tin* waves. The survivors were brought to this port. There is nothing to* heroic to imagine of humanity. just as there isc nothing too despicable. It is because tin* heroes of romance ar** Dossibilities that they obtain such a hold upon the human heart and mind. Men have gone to the stake for duty and children have incurred death from the un** moving principle. These noble characters rtdieve th** general seltishness of humanity. They ar** like flowers springing up from the crust of past eruptions and like green ivy emerging from the seams and cracks of a desolate temple. They cho hie and ehreer our lives. HOT WK ATHER JOH KS. Sh** VALUABLE DISCOVERY. The Effigy Found The Delightful Summer Resorts of the East. Tourist tickets, both single and round trip are now on sale via the Lake Shore Route (L. S. & M. S. R’y) to Chautauqua. Niagara Falls. Toronto, Thousand Islands, the St. Lawrence, the White Mountains. Lake Champlain, Saratoga. Portland. Bar Harbor, etc., in fact all of the principal mountain, lake and seaside resorts of the east. This is the direct line between Toledo. Cleveland. Buffalo, New York, Boston and intermediate points. The route of the Chicago and New York limited, the only solid vesti-buled limited train between these points without a change or transferer any kind. Send for Tourist Folder and full information concerning the train service. M. S. Giles, T. P. A., C. K. Wilber, W. P. A., Chicago, Illinois. A Decision in the Toledo, Peoria A Western Road Caste. Chicago, June 26.—Judge Gresham to-day granted a rehearing in the case of Brown Sc Paton against the Toledo,Peoria and Western railroad company. This is a case in which the court held the Wabash railway, after the failure, was responsible for full interest to the Toledo, Peoria and    Warsaw, first mortgage bonds,    under the agreement earl’s handsome d&uhgter, wham it is I rectums and tie use persisted in, rill Considered prudent he should not mamb * bring ye** good digestion and oust toe oe- Tae only Complexion Powder in the world FMwmffe. of a Mounter Serpent North of (Jalney. Quincy, 111.. June 26.—The Rev. S. D. Peet, publisher of th.* American Antiquarian, has recently made a discovery in this vicinity of great historic interest. In the May number of the Century Magazine a long illustrated article was published describing a mammoth effigy of | serpent lately discovered in Ohio. Thi-great snake was a series of connected mounds built along the face of a high bluff overlooking the Ohio river, and wa the work of a prehistoric race of men who inhabited thi- country many hun dred years ago and who were known as “Serpent Worshipers.” Mr. Peet * has found during the past few years a sum ber of these serpent effigies in Wiscon sin, and since the discovery of the great serpent in Ohio he has been looking for traces of the handiwork of these same curious people in this locality, his theory being that the Serpent Worshipers passed down the Ohio river, up the Mississippi and thence into Wisconsin. A connecting link of their work along the Mississippi would prov the truth of his theory. This link Mr Poet has found. His newly discovered serpent is located siv miles north of Quincy, on the Carthage road, where Rock creek breaks through the bluff one-half mile north of Rock creek station. A cleverly defined rattlesnake lies coiled along the ground, following the line of the bluff. Its entire length 1,450 feet, the head being to the south and is marked at present by a cluster of cherry trees. A portion of the ridge or series of mounds of which this monster i3 composed lies in a wheat field, and the ridge has been plowed down until it i now only two or three feet above th# surface. The outlines are still plainly Knew Him Not.—Tangle—“I sup-mis** you have heard of Theodore ’bemas, th** famous conductor?” Mrs. angle-—“No, I don't think I have. What line of ears is Ii** on?”—Light. Wise Organ Grinder—Mother (of polled child)—“I am greatly obliged to on for bringing my little boy back.” >rgan Grinder—-“I fraidahe toachatnnnk bada tricks.”—New York Weekly. Th*; New Game—“Let's play census, Willi**.” “I don’t [chow how.” “Why,” ays Flossie, “you ask rho all tho sassy uest ions you can and I tell you it’s none f your business and set Fido on you.”— New York Herald. Mrs. Porcine—“Whata lovely rainbow int, it!” Mrs. < hipbeef—“Do you think o?” Mrs. Porcine—“Why don’t you?” Mrs. Chipbocf—“Oh, I dan* say ifs ill very w**li. but th** colors are too oiid for my taste.”—America. A Mystery Cleared Up.—On*; Harvard ourig man makes a concise explanation of th** academic success of young women: Of course girls can go on. They have nothing els** to do but study. We have.” —Boston Transcript. Rich Binding.—Travis—“Derby dude emus entirely bound up in himself.” De Smith “Well there’s one consolation. Ifs rieli ami expensive binding.” Travis How so?” I)** Smith—“Oh, full calf, you know.'' Burlington Free Press. Base is th** Slave.—Lucy—“Mr. Paidup!) careless in money matters, Charlie! Why, I always thought him so particu-ar.” Charlie —“Not a bit of it. He no molter gets a few pounds than he goes and squanders it all on his debts.”— Fun. In Sunny Italy.—Fair Tourist “—Ah, what an ideal life is that of the peasantry. In clos** communion with nature, no sordid cares, no dues to pay to the ex-actions of society.” Practical Mamma— Nor to th** laundry.”—Terre Haute Express. Practical Education.—Old Guanlbags (to applicant for clerkship)—“H’m! I believe you know nothing about the shipping business, Mr. Kollitseh!” Colly Kollitsch (Columbia graduate of 1889)— “Nothing, sir. Im;yond th** voyages of Ulysses /Eneas!”—Puck. Help Wanted.—Mrs. Grubbs in the kitchen, 6 a. rn.)—“Dear rn**! The fire is out and no wood cut; no coal up, either. I'm not going to build it, Susie!” Little Daughter— “Yes. ma.” Mr*. Grubb*— “Go wake your father and tell him breakfast is ready.”—Life. “My husband has been gone nearly three hours from the house and I can’t for the life of me imagine what has become of him." “Perhaps he has gone fishing,” “Oh! no, he haan’t gone fishing. for the whisky flask ie on tho dining room tabu*.”—Boston Cf a trier. A Good S^rt.—Merrill—“How is the new university in your city coming on?” Woolley—“Oh, plendidly. The base ball and foot Vial I grounds are laid out, the bath house built, and we’ve secured seven athletic instructors. We’re going to hire a man to teach Latin and history and all that, and I expect we’ll open with a large class next fall.”—Wert Shf/re. Ba—r Who Are the Lucky Hundred ? A novel and expensive method of ad-vertising real estate: Commencing Monday, June 29th, we will give away IOO choice lots to any one sending us their full name and address with 2c for return postage. These lots are 25x125 feet and will be worth §250.00 each, in less than three years. The present population of Salt Lake City is 60,000, in five years it will be the largest city between Chicago and San Francisco. We mean business and lf you want a Warranty I)ee$ to a splendid lot, send on your name’to The Salt Lake View Addition Company; Salt Lake City, Utah. _ Knew It Was No Use.—He—“Keeg quiet a minute, and I'll catch that oh£ noxious fly.” She—“Oh, don’t try to, please. I saw you playing ball yesterday.”—New York Sun. To Dispel Cold*, Headaches and Fevers, to cleanse tho system effectually, yet gently, when costive or bilious, or when the blood is pure or sluggish, to permanently habitual constipation, to awaken tori neys and liver to a healthy activity,r~ out irritating or weakening UT" Syrup of Figs. BHHi ;

  • A. Ferguson
  • Brown Sc Paton
  • Buell Ottis Chrisle
  • C. Corbin
  • C. M. Jackson
  • Charles Defiler
  • Charles Deitrick
  • Chauncey M. Depew
  • David Moore
  • Dennis Roberts
  • E. E. Clark
  • F. B. Buford
  • Generel Martinez
  • George Kidder
  • George Mcelwain
  • Henry Exall
  • Isidore Newman
  • J. C. Woodruff
  • James Bally
  • John Boyd Thompson
  • John Hall
  • John Morley
  • John T. Harris
  • Joseph Chamberlain
  • Lord Salisbury
  • Lucien W. Sperry
  • M. S. Giles
  • M. Spencer
  • Messrs. Lovett
  • Miss Hattie Connor
  • Mollie Culken
  • Patrick Fox
  • Philip A. Derr
  • Richard Bachelor
  • S. D. Peet
  • Uncle Robert Mcgill
  • Watt Squires
  • Will Noland
  • William Durben

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Publication: Burlington Hawk Eye

Location: Burlington, Iowa

Issue Date: June 27, 1890

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