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   Trenton Times, The (Newspaper) - August 20, 1890, Trenton, New Jersey                               VOU VIII. NO. 9396. I'KKNTON, WKDNW8DAY AKTKKNOON, AUGUST 20. 1890. TWO GKN'IQ A Fiighttul Nieck ou the Old Colon} Kailioad. HEARTBREAKING SCENES. Munj Scalded to Death bj Steam The iuelarid xpresn Hurled from the Truck Near Bridge anrt Three Siore PiuienRera Killed or In Infortmmtes Hlio Were Nol Crushed to Death Wore Literally Cooked by Scalding apor from the Overturned fcuglne The I'itlfulTBlorlea of ThOM Who Escaped Scene Strewti with Ntulded and Battered flodlM A iCIst 01 tue uead mid Injured HOMOS Vug first con cermng flu attident to the ineland ex press on the Old Colony railroad near Bralutree Mass underestimated the loss of life It Ib now definitely fcnowu that f tte_ are dejui Their bodies Imv e all been removed from the wretk Everything 18 in confusion, and it is impossible to procure the names of all the pussengtrs who lost their lives Ihe work of removing the dead and in jundfrom the vv reek vv as extremely diffl tult and si >w After removal the dead were taken to the morgue and the injured to tht Qinntv luBpital where the Boston surgeons are 1 tattd The S list of the killed and injured A LUt of the Dead. Mrs Or utt i I Iillaik phia. Mi> MJI> I In i llv Ixulhiille Ky A i I-HUH I L ulsville Ivj talllt-llue I- in tll> Ky Ukhfr of H L e tL, Vi aten Ille tonn. t J J hosoii Mjntpeher JumHjaa tirt innn fr uth Boston Mrs V. C Welld Hartford Lonn Tout" njen iw j men audtnu vulMicn an idem fl 1 It is itportsd that the name of one of tht unidentified dead is W H Grady and that two others are Mrs E, ILJohnson and her IMtar old bo) It Is also reported that the niett of Mrs A. C Wells, of Hartford Conn is among the unidenti- fied dead Ihe following are critically injured Mrs Obuir Ij orixiuiatille Kj wlleof the eu-sbier of the Cltizeub Natl nal Louin- villp frixhtfiill> C M Copp Cleveland, (J Btuldwl ver w liole ec J> IJUL w> live L C JJule)   T A Chelsea fate aud arms burned Mrs Andrew Tnvrcr ft Rrlestonn Hpioe iniured luu k scalded Mrs M Snon inter HilU daughter ot_ Mrs Tower fau. an I hands stalded Mrs Mary F Snow Chariest wn fate and hands scalded, fel nl inj. JLiO'iJff- ville Ky fate and hands stalded compound fracture of left thigh condition crittr-al Capt W a. Abbott Louisville hands scalded B F Benson Pullman conductor, tace and ear cut R VS Ed'aids ehancery judge Loiildvtlle, wrists cut. Cen Nat of Boston flnger broken Eliz belh Fennelly aged 6 daughter of Mrs Oscar IP llv Louisville hands arms and legs burned Jes le Mt Mlister Fort Ind face hide an 1 hand! burned R ith B atkburn, Lowell contusion of left leg and severe shock. Mrs. M A Haile Fort "Wayne Ind Dose broken and knee upraned Lucy negro ward of tfce Fennelly s badly buroed Engineer Bab- cook w nst broken and head and legs lacerated Mrs J 8 Needham Tjiwrence body badly burned Mrs S r btowe homerville leg burned Mosea Farnliam of Franklin Meyer Hirschbsrg, of fa Himthberg Oo uf Boatdn badly scalded about the fate Mrs Eva Ballard of Ivasnvilte, scalded about the head and fate now the Accident Occurred Ihe train whith was due in Boston at 1 10 p m and consisting of five or BIX par- lor tars when within 100 feet on the other side of President's bridge and running at the rate of fort} miles an hour jumped the track the engine immediately toppling over aud the first passenger coach on the top of it 1 lit engine set fire to the train The passengers were for the most part in jured by escaping steam, many being frightfully scalded The Qnmcy flre de- partment was culled to the scene as Quickly as possible and shortlj afterward the fire was extinguished The latal Fifth Car. John Harnugton, who was a passenger in the sixth car was not injured To a re- porter he said 'It all happened so quickly that I tan hardly account for it, but it eeems to me that the engine jumped the track first rolling over partly on the bank, the first four e ars passed by without very much damage but the fifth struck the lo- comotive bquirely or else the locomotive toppled over on it "The forvv ard tars were derailed and over turned and the passennjprs more or less hurt, but theifffth car was terribly smashed, and the occupants went nearly all either killed or severely injured The middle of. the car was a mass of shattered timbers and mangled human beings, the seats being jammed together so quickly as to entrap the passengers and press their lives out in .an instant 1 hen the sk am from the loco- motive rushed in to the car and scalded thost persons who were hot already badly enough wounded Al least five or six were killed outright and fotirorfivn times as were stalded and otherwise hurt The accident occurred between Quincy and "Wollontonr- where thej were mending tracks Scalded to Death. S A Holbrook, of Brooklyn also came out eu mt wi wiinui i lenii i in said he vs is si ill 1 in tin t n I n k f tin Biiidkcr with i f I I t I Mn ti in 1 neu I i i sat i N it alt- ol tl i 1 list bi l i i 1 lit ti L n w us e ss t Hi k ton ill d from llr kton less I Host n Hesa 1 ensli (anit the loromitnt left the 1l lek tuned itself aloii0sule the rails and the linn sh I nl ng h the lib nil u ItlwH) f the train o] the n I p s ngtr tar fr >m tin unokei III this u ill the sealdlliK was clout bteani fioin th was pourin, lu ou the passing! is inipnsoned beneath tht wreek Men women audthildreil I si uld nay lifttin ol twe t> trmu foi help alldtwistlij, ll their ag-mj One HO inn held up hers ilded hands to me s i il she felt that she was going to die ai I a kid mt if I thouXit would live 1 he fates and bauds tho vKUuia werensrea a> boiled 1 ibfct I-H as I could 1m 1 nut foul Htie killed nnd hftt i n or tweutj men women nu 1 clihtlien ludly scalded by Strong Men Fainted A Hi raid importer who w js on the train saj s 'Ihe enitfne juliljil niil tract ou the west side 1 iuto the steep bank John Qnltiy .Adams estate The nine tars attathed to the engine plunged after it i he first bag gage a I'lilliilan fcliil i welit- past the KiKine, but tht fourth car a oaeh tolllcled with the engine and was instantly filltd with steam Ihe ill fated tar was tompletelj wrttked It i ontiuued weveotj fnepafesen mi i HOIIII n nnd i lul Iren The win 1 j s on the ist silt w< re all tlo-e I there I v i n v enting tht steam from estipmg Ihe steues nbjut the tar were of the wildc-t tlestnptiuii women and chllditn were searthmt, ft r tleir friends while stout hiaittd me i faiiitid a.s the sti amtd bodu s of a di n wonitn 11   the train hands and pilssenger- to re- ut some of the pat-stliters ind tlit) in re moving Ivvintv or nu re who only blightl} lij irel Ihert were 111 pisstn gers in tl e train 100 bewij, from Brock ton FeniuIlK l-niHpt from Death In the fourth tar rinnell a taipenter and ho ise bull ler at No 17 Harvard pUie was a It was then-that the rrnjn- fit a of-the-cis unities 01 (inrid and not all jt thost vvlu lo-t their lives He said I saw tht t1 sh i rut 1 from nitu and women aa ttTat fiightfil steam envel T! ft em and I saw men groaning aud shrieking in tbtlr death a-the staldmg fumes betame hotter and deustr 'I hardlv know how I escaped 'heJ'otUliJ tlit tar_ burst a hole ju-t large enough for in; head dl rectly out in) held anet the edges of th it holt I rtathed in s me wav Then I pulled mvself up an 1 lo kel thrjugh the opening All about was wink ind rum On a ftnte bordering the rulroad tratk were ten or ruwiiEii Absolutely ruro. A tarUi tmHug powfler. Mt of in iMvmnng 0, B. GOT- twenty men tht scene of rum and powerless from fright and astonishment to help us I streamed shouted and ywoie at them, but thej would not move andthe more I jelled the m >rt helpless the) be- came These ha t to tall them to aid me I got out the car a.s liest I could and did what I waa able to in assisting others lie haw M ij Our tar swept likt lightning light on to the broken etmine an! w is foreed ou top of It with u ttrnfic hod c jccmod xn ittlitd right up from the earth llfej feel in the air hen the tar descended on the it Imd twirltd over and wounded passe liters were tin own ruthlesslv about strutk on its side bohdlj, the bottom of It was torn iwaj_ and thus an opiortunitj was given us ti get out That w is the onlj thing th. it saved the lives of fortv jr tiftv rs ihe death deal ing steam entere 1 the ear in di use clouds irom the liitoin itive liinedth us filling tver creviti and almost siiffoi ittd those whom it di 1 not burn to death It tanked alTthe deaths that otcnrrtd 1 en women wtre gi-ping ibout me t.-. I trud to shriek and sh >ut and i-thiv became vv taker and weaker as the steim filled their lungs I could see tin m piisu their hands or feet thionghthe toin windows trnng m vain to a bnath of fresh air I don t know manj I saw die before me Ihere weie fortj or hftv passengers in the car and marl) all of them were wounded more or less The Cause of the Wreck There are various theories as to the tause of the ice dent For several feet hiuk Hack there is a sort of f u now whieh -eti is to indicate that Come- th ng al out the engine broke and plowed into the soil for si me distance huallj de- i-iihng it The general impression, how ever seems to be that the engine was thrown frt m the track by spreading rails, ami it is stated that a gang of workmen h ul been repairing that port on of the tratk and nny have left some of the rails insuflieientl) spiked Judge Edwards Clone Call lu Ige R Edwards, of Louisville, Ky Ind a nirrow escape from death He fat two or three seats behind the Fennelly partv from Louisville of whom three have alrcadj died and a fourth is to die the seat between being unoccupied came the forward truck, using through the car floor pushed this intervening si at against him, and as he jumped to avoid it caught one leg and held him down Instantly the tar became lilltd with smoke and escaping steam Indgt- Kdwurda- broke the glass-m his win- di w and thrust forth his head 1 ist the smoke cleared and the party outside helped him through the window, w hi n I e found his only injuries to be cuts on Ins vv fists Mr K lirodis of Washington, D C at in the rear car nnd when the crash emni jumped to the door and sprang out upon tin tieswithoutiujiirj Fleven bodies vveri afterward taken from the corner op posite this seat The "Work of Rescue "W hen the work of rescue commented the seine was a strange one Thefital car 2K! was i rushed upon the engine and half cov end with steam and smoke A man lay briatlnng in agony in the midst of this burning mass and brandy was poured down his throat to ktep him alive, while many willing h inds bore away trie obstitittlons to reach him but when at lust he was taken out he was a mangled rorp-i Mrs George M Snow of Hill Bit in the forward part of the fatal ear "with her son Chester A Snow rijears of age, whtn the inr truck burnt through the floor and passed betwun mothei and child without injuring the child The mother was afterward Maided in the face and hands and received interi al injuries from tht shm k of the collision rondnctoi I T Benson of tho Pullman car Puritan Imd n singular experience He stood on the platform of his car when he felt the jar of tin v ing thn track Riishiujr Into tin (iirtlu dual sliotk threw him hi id hrst direttH tinoni'h n window upon 11 on'v rl tin Hisonlv miury Ayer's Hair Vigor restores color and vi- tality to and gray ThtonRh Its healing and cleansing qualities it prevents the accumulation of dandruff and cures all tcftlp The best hair dressing ever them tonslsie i i na aoout me latt Mom ton tatt vvit! In v in low Mr t, nil. 11) Unhappy Lot 1 he ii o unf 11 matt purt) was tbe fam 11} of U- i lenudly of loilHville Ky His wife i 11 i ehll Iren mothei and maid were In th tit) Ills mother was killed outright two of his thildreu have since died at the h pita.1 luswift is so seriously injtind tl at she ma> die at an) moment and IIIH other tbild and the maid aio both Injun d _ THE NEWS OF CONGRESS Benutora aud ConRreMmeu Working for the Election! Bill WABHIN lov Aug the senate Tuesday Mr Quay B resolution to change the rules and tli a programme for the ses alon went ov er b) arrangement until today The senate panstd bill granting right of way through lands in Utah and house bill authorizing negotiations for the purchase of the westi rn part of the Crow reserv ation in Montana The tariff bill was taken up, and Mr Plumb withdrew his amendment to the tin paragraph announcing that he would offer it later in the session. Some progi i ss was made- with Just Ijefore tne senate sdJourneoV last evening Mr Hoar gave notice of two amendments to Mr Quay's resolution pro- for an order of busings in the Ben- ate Ihe first in bis resolution to provide the previous qirestmu The otbpr Hmendtr ent is tfl take the place of Mr Hoar s substitute for the Quay resolu tion ihe amendment provides for taking up the federal elections bill immediately after the tariff billjs and that the bill shall remain before the senate every daj for three after the reading of the journal to the exclusion of all other busi- ness and on bept 4 at 2 o clock voting on the bill and pending amendments shall begin and shall continue from day to day to the exclusion of all other business until they are fiuallj disposed of Mr Qua_j s resolution provides for a final vote on tre tariff bill on Saturday, Aug SO If the resolution with Mr Hoar B amend ment should be adopted the elections bill would come before the senate ou Monday, Sept 1 with only three dajs allowed for general discussion Ihere is no likelihood, however, that Mr Hoar s proposition will meet vv ith the approv al of the stnate The impression among Hepubhtan senators today is that the Qua) resolution will be voted dow u or postponed under an ment whith it is thought can be had among the Republicans through confer- ence or caucus A great man) Republican senators who favor the postponement of the considera- tion of tht elections bill bchcvt that it would be bad pyuty to declare that sent! ment by vote of the senate and the) advo- cate an agreement between the Republi- cans and Democrats to be reached bj con- ference _ _ The fetrugglo in the W AEIIIVOTON, Aug 30 Keunedj (O j is circulating for signatures among the Kepublltau members of the a petition to urge the passage of the A Toinfii clone the htj stone Stati WILKESBARREIS MOUHNING Over a UOZPII Dint (it) I nrt. ft 1 ill) Hunilrrdn of Il  afternoon I hi skv was bl i k i mjit and tht wind blew v ith gr it it) Treesvvirebl jwn 1 wn liundr Is f h uses wire unroofid nnd minv 1 'i m pletelj dim ll I 1 In dlfler t us of the titv tht hav it made bj tl m is fearful main listricts beini, 1 m rum and nianv i I le "vie hon t e 1! u 1 wlllieath hui Irtds of thoiisi K of dol lara FMTV win in tht cilv t 1 h, elertrn I ml tel( i blown down liifiis mil c( motive vhehwere at the dep t were bl ivv n ov er HI 1 re ki 1 The streets ire blotkid with fill n trees and bnthlli Twi He I ei-cms Killi 1 Four men are knjw n to h iv f i n killed in the Hazu 1 rt Hope i i 1 the total numbi r 1 in the ti f ir is re ported at twelvi 1 hret nniiti r killed bj tl t falling in i 1 "ise in street A little tol lei w is kllle 1 i filling building en -south >I nn sir V ninn and two vvtie killed H the filling of luml i r it Kvtle-. limn, i 11 Iwo men win Ml1 1 In tin fillin f i[ irtii n I sire in i skilled in I Hi i M If I I u 1-not MurkitMie t w i 1 vv i le M 11 Re- ports tin- tu i evil mil death of hft i i e i tl ers t 1 mid nt w 1 v i l utiillj wi 1 One hundre 1 tin i d i- h ive been t ij lied for TTTiTl ull I i t kintta tdii II J 1 1 m l-iftn n i 1 at SH_-H li h Lue Muri i -'i lit fa i lull bl wn di wii nil 11 i -ti [ed 1 iv -even men ar n i tn i bu li thej m I i _ it sifelv H come from -up r N eh i mmin, -v ilnee miles f-( m line tl it lue UP1- i I ni to propeitj is urnlle ind th it t rt n per v t t M n l I 'I i lien Jut it ii u I I i tl t the vi i i n t t t v di-r e I i u un ns v oil it, mi ii iippln 'I n rn il i I tin tin.I ill els t tl e r i 1 tl u ol K wn I li n I- I ili girls an IP Tellium1 1 i intsl ihepni nut in rt Hiintri to Death inn 1'ijAug M B iijiimin Brill in 1 Hi J imm Loliett miners wore buiueill 1 t m the Sjuth llkesbarre slult 1 its la} Yn explosion of gas was tllH 111 HOUSEHOLD WORDS ALL OVER EUROPE. "BEST GOES FARTHEST." Nuw that itn manufacturers are drawing the attention of tlit Ann i u tn public to since its invention, e e. ias it vv ill soon be appreciated heie as well as tlst vvlu n ill ner th1 world All th it the manufactur- ers reeiuest is bimplv. out' or still better, a compara- tive test with vvhatcvei other c it maybe then VAM Hou i EN s COLOA elf ill tnce every one of its great superiority It is because of this superiority that the r1 nghslu paper Health s 'Once tried alwavs used tf-T s itthdtvrtefferrinf-Fniiniii ,fler wwoon'iintlr VAN Hlll'TFN Hjioe 11 wli cl HaSlULM THFM-Rolll eNHlV I Sao U rofrosb dnoor shing [M Drnbrella and -si DERHY IN THE (JITX, ans1 Celebrated Spring Styles now on Sale f i M; di imaged rted to 1 Jacob s hotel 1 bj falling tun t at the inllkrain was 1 w is fiund 300 1 allev- niKhed Vdam I nes Frautz and has since an employe of mie Thompson t a house and txleiukauff and a Condensed Telegrams Gathered from Va- rlouB Places The executive committee of the Grant Monument association has issued a state- ment to the public declanng that plans will be decided upon by September, and work will be begun at once upon the me- morial A case pronounced by the doctors to be severe Astitlc ebojera has appeared In London, causing great alarm Rev J H A Bomberger, D D LL president of Ursinus college, Collegeville, Pa, and a profound theologian, died Aug 19, At the age of 75 years Hon Hobert E. Pattison was ofllcially notified of his nomination for governor of Pennsylvania Tuesday He accepted in a- short speech and will embody his views more fully hereafter in a letter At the Democratic convention in the Twentieth district of Pennsylvania, A L Tllden was nominated for congress Hon W L Scott was the first choice of the con vention, but declined the nomination A Bradford (Pa) special says that Sena tor Emery has addressed a letter to the chairman of the tommlttcc of the industrial convention that nominated him for con gross declining the nomination Mr Emery states in his letter 'My acceptance of a nomination for congress at this time from any source however laudable, would im pair the force of my effort to defeat Dela- mater who in my opinion, is a corrupt man _ The Ranm Investigating Committee WASHIM Aug 20 difficulty hat Speak r Reed has experienced in fill- ing one. of le places on th( committee to investigat  t _ from the debris mangled" 1 a baker buried beneath a falln n >kestack Bur Co, grocers mstanth lied by falling building PettrKiltu skull crush ed bj the falling in f f I Samuel Mouse vv as k i bers He was i m i 1 works Joseph Ken blown tr mi his w u yards aw iv Iv 01 1 railroad with his 1 ei 1 Fraatz of the firm of was struck bv, IIIL, tn died Greorge Han It fategmaier s brew en aged 6 vears bloun lu instaatlj killed I In Hungarian name ni vn The Baillj I jured The senouslj injure 1 re Berlin an lerm u I ml limbs crushed by timbers he ca I I vtr Max trainer fatallj mjundlv a 1 1, ill JesSt H user legs broken an I mlerual juries Mary Hennool Illv f ft ij alighting froma caniajp I AlbertjSmlth nT li I il iij nil Talk buttlier arm II el M Brinkman arm broken nj r 1 ut i v Jacob Beigold butcher ribs b k 1 I Ambrose Constme hq i i lul r r 11 jlcen injured In ternallj A heavv rain fell if r the cyclone and added to the generil ili ress Ihe loss is estimated at STO ODD e r i er A tew f tlif Losses The Ninth regiment I militiais on today assisting the p lie in guarding tho city and m den-ing tl streets of debris The Hazard ire vv i k people say they will in running r 1 ngaln in about a week Their loss is Brown loses flflli ti lie church, Jl (XX) M "VVhitehaven let loin] Both the method and results -when Syrup of Figs 18 taken; it is pleasant nnd refreshing to the taste, and acts gently yet promptly on the Kidneys, 1'iver pn.d Bowels, cleanses the sjj- tem effectually, dispels colds, head- aches and fevers and cures habitual constipation. of Figs is the only remedy of its kind ever pro- duced, pleasing to the tftJ'to and ac- ceptable to the stomach, prompt in its action and truly beneficial in its pffppts, prepared hpaHhy anS ngrppamfl substances its many excellent qualities commend it to all and have made It the most popular remedy known Svrup of Figs is for sale in 50c and 81 bottles by all Jeadmg drug- giotsr Any reliable who may not have it on hand will pro- cure it promptly for any one who wishes to try it. Do not accept any substitute. CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP CO. SKH FRANCISCO CAL, LOWSVltlF KY HEW YORK, H V. me largest vurlety uf SUPERFINE CHOCOLATES guaranteed to be the finest made in the U 8 will be found at ANGnff.O CAMKKA'S Fine Confectionery Store, 2CB SOU i IIAllKU, 16 East State Slroot. HAn Tills MAN hto pgateof AMFRICAN CLOTHING VND TAILORING CO, would not how marh wind whiitlid through hi; coat W< an clothing tht Ufi 6071 Childrii with Ihe BEST TAILOR-MADE CLOTHING At ranch than pnc Itadin Vo-day ar. 8AMPI.F1 OVKROOAi'8 for "WcHh maili, dfir aiAPhE rJ we A tli, mod for Htat'qoarUti for Oildnn'i Katt 8uiU ..d OvMwwta. CLOTHING TO ORFiFR onn u bwt ill U dr-l with, and right along AM 3 fait Cor warren Bl ut 000 S L -t Marj's Catho- j shaft v Hollen rn pork packing only a few of the TRENTOV N J Fancy Fruits, Ice Cream, Soda Water, Ice Cream Hodaa Milk Shakes, Lemonade Ac always on hand and the beat that can be had and made These are facts Prices conveni ent for all JUMItU. The time to purchase best selected coal IB In Summer Winter months the trade is pushing bus- Ineso the coal company In haste to get out pro ducts do not prepare as when not so busy We are making a special effort this Summer to get the best-coal that arrows, and deliver H In the best shape possible Come and see the stock and order for Winter Trenton Tgo Co. FROM WATHR. x v Will be prepared on and alter AUGUivr J.-0 back shaft Vhl house llus i: losses Other Towns n it Suffered PHILADFI PHI i, AUK 11 re- ceived liom report the villages of Sommer villeandHarveysvllle t rthwestof likes barre nearly destr 1 by the cyclone Isearl} all f tin 1 m.the two towns Ihe importance of purifying tha blood cnn- hot be overestimated for without pure blood you cannot enjoy good health. At this nearly every one needs ft good medicine to pnrif) vitalize, and enrich the blood, and Hood s S irntipirllla is worthy your confidence It Is peculiar in that it strengthens and build'? "P the an appetite, and tones the digestion, while it endicates disease Give It a trial Hood's SirsapirllH Is sold by all druggists Prepared by C I Hood ft Co, Lowell, Mass. IOO Doses One Dollar PHONE 147. Latest Novelties LADIES', MISSES' AND CHILDREN'S lylbh Parasols At almost First Coat Prices, along with a new arrival of all styles Sun Umbrellas for the hot weather, one of which Snn Umbrel- las every lady should have Also a new arrirnl of new Embroideries FlonncinRS of the very finest material and workmanship, at snoh prices as ure below anything ever hoard of Again, we have received another big lot of those beantlful Children's Hats and Caps, for the sale of which wo have inch ft wide reputation as this Go to Wallli' for a fluid s Hat and it will look twice as handsome again just on ac- count of the stylish hat 1 Jnst received thlco Hiies m6ie of onr famonn Fast Color B oslery and many Nov- elties for the vacation time i. OPPOSITE CIl'Y HALL. N.B. Oar goods are positively but. FROM DISTITJ-KI) WATKR. AT THE FOLLOWING PRICES In quantities of one ton or more, 50 cents per cwt. In quantities of not less than 300 Ibs., 60 cents per cwt. I III I WIIGHl G Delivered on platform at our works, corner Lamberton and Lalor streets. This ice is Iree fiom all impurities of vegetable or annual matters, as it is made only of condensed and distilled pure water. We also guarantee our Hygeia Ice to be 25 per cent, better in every respect and by tar the most economical for use. all communications, n. hox Telephone Call No.   

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