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   Chester Times (Newspaper) - June 3, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania                             DAILY AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION FOR TWELVE ENDING DECEMBER 31 1932 2O328 57TH 17610 Dally Leased Wire Reports or United Press OP aud International News Service INS FINAL EDITION With All Latest and Best News of the Day CHESTER PA SATURDAY JUNE 3 1933 MORGAN OWNS 25 Pd INTEREST IN BANKING FIRM Millionaires Share Long Guarded Revealed in Data at Senate Hearing Deleted From Public Re port Row Halts Hear ing Over Tax Quizzing WASHINGTON June 3 Copy right 1933 by linked Pier pont Morgan one of 20 members of Che banking partnership which bears his name was revealed today to the United Press as the possessor of a 25 per cent interest in the firms profits Morgans share in the and his responsibility for liabilities of Morgan Co have been among Wall streets most closely guarded secrets Three years after the death of the elder Morgan the new partnership was organized in 1916 The younger Morgan put up 50 per cent of the capital in the new firm He was as signed a 25 per cent share of the earnings the United Press was in formed The figure has fluctuated slightly from time to time This information was deleted Thursday when the articles of co partnership were made public by the Senate Committee in charge of the investigation of Morgan Co But the uncensored allocation of interest among the 20 partners was available to Senators All other allocations of interest were under 20 per cent the United Press was informed Some of them are said to be as low as 1 per cent There are 20 partners Data on the division of profits was suppressed by the Senate Committee after long argument by John W Davis Morgan counsel Less urgent pleas were made for suppression of other information but in general the committee refused to withhold facts Lists of men to whom Morgan Co sold stocks at less than market prices revealed an endless series of big names Men now in high public office including Secretary of Treas ury Woodin Supreme Court Justice Senator McAddo Dem Calif and Harvey Couch director of the Reconstruction Finance Corpora tion have been revealed as recipients of Morgan Co favors Prank W Stearns confidante of Calvin Coolidge during the latters Presidential years was on a long list of individuals who borrowed from ON WORLD FLiGHTipopE VETOES I EIGHTEEN PAGES PRICE TWO CENTS i SPAINS NEW LAVv IONEDUCATION I j Issues Encyclical Calling Catholics to Uniteji De fence of Faith IcCLURES PJSC BILL OIL BLAST TRAGEDY IN CALIFORNIA Ruling Excludes Churchs Teachers and National izes Property ROME June Pius Resumption of Hearings Halted Governor Says Probe Is Insincere Asserts Asked Would Be Squandering Public Money HARRISBURG Pa June JAMES MATTERN MATTERN STARTS ON SOLO FLIGHT ROUNDTHEWORLD Transatlantic Speed Rec ord Holder Leaves N Y on 15561Mile Trip Seen Most Difficult Ever Essayed Takes Berlin Moscow Route FLIGHT FACTS Mattern 29 of XI today issued an encyclical of its appropriation tissinii nobis protesting against the Rnd of authorisation legislation new Spanish laws thn I Salte pans of the McClure Roman S Scnate Committee to resume hear Koman Catholic Church to engage t ings on June 13 in its investigation in teaching or in industry and techi of tne Public Service Commission nically nationalizing its property i Governor Pinchofs veto message J i OIl the McClure bill providing for the inquiry reflected his quarrel with Dr Clyde L King commission chairman and the Senates opposition to execu tive effort to discharge Kinj The Governor said he was con vinced the committee had no in tention to conduct a real investiga tion and any expenditure of funds by the group would be squandering rk called on all Spaniards to subordinate all other aspirations to a united defense of the faith the new law as a grievous the Pope protested against the necessity of paying taxes on church property Strongly protesting the anti church measures of the Spanish government the Pope said The crowning injury to the church Public money was that while it was allowed the i He claimed every member of use of its properties only for the pur pose of public worship it was forced to pay a tax for such use of thac which was taken from her by force lfc impossible to Texas holder with Bennett Griffin of I f IRll D Hfvooivjlt tU iulfill the precious uses of its offices A blow has been struck not merely at religious people but at all Span ish people continued the Pope making impossible those great works of charity and liberality to ward the poor which always have been among the proudest glories of orders of Catholic the investigating body had supported Senate resolution which advocated delay in acting on executive appoint ments to the commission until the inquiry into the regulatory branch Continued on Page Eleven NO BEER PERMITS FOR FIRE COMPANIES Licenses to sell beer are still being handed but at the office of County Treasurer William Dickel in the courthouse at Media Yesterday however the work of the treasurer and his assistants lightened consider ably although the number of licenses issued has mounted to about 500 Licenses have been refused on he applications of several volunteer fire companies of the county Treasurer Dickel said Assistant District Attor ney C William Kraft Jr who has been advising Mr Dickel on points of the state beer law concluded that charters of fire companies did not bring them within the scope of so cial clubs to which licenses may be intention of firemen in several localities it is said to organ ize social auxiliaries which may ob licenses and make possible the sale of beer to members issued It is the transatlantic speed record of 10 hours 50 minutes in a world flight trial last year that ended in a Russian bog Lockheed Vega monoplane Century of Progress in which last years flight was made 600 horse power motor No radio Berlin Moscow Yakutsk Edmonton Chicago New York Object First solo world flight Present record two men 15 hours miles 8 days PARIS June cable gram from James Mattern American aviator requesting supplies and ac commodations for a few hours rest was received at Le Bourget airfield today a short while after arrival of news he had started on his round theworld flight The cable did not say definitely Mattern would land at La Bourget but indicated this stop as a strong possibility FLO YD BENNETT AIRPORT New York June Mattern transatlantic speed record holder and Oklahoma colonel took off in his air plane Century of Progress at 521 a m E D T today on a solo flight round the world Mattern is a Texan curly haired and confident His plane is the one hi which he and Bennett Griffin trying a world flight a year ago crashed in a Russian peat bog You never know where youll land but Im shooting for Berlin Mattern told a friend just before he got in WEDS COMMONER BONN Germany June A Hohenzollem tradition of centuries standing went crashing today when Prince Wilhelm of Prussia sur rendered his imperial prerogatives by marrying Fraulein Dorothea Von Salviati a commoner and his sweet heart for many years The couple was united in a double ceremony A civil marriage at the historic CityHall was followed by re ligious nuptials at the altar of the ancient Schlosskirche this afternoon Simply attired for the civil mar1 riage the bride blossomed forth in a beautiful wedding gown of white crepe satin with a chiffon trail for He was expected to skirt the New foundland coast and fly over northern Ireland Ireland England and France were possible alternative points Flying fields of all three na tions will be ready for him Matterns flight today is perhaps the most v difficult ever essayed His route is Berlin Moscow Yakutsk Siberia EdmontonCanada Chicago The Pope recommended an organi zation for the protection of Catholic interests MADRID June open fight existed between the Roman Catholic Church and the Spanish Republican state today on the trou bled educational problem To a state decree forbidding re ligious orders to engage in teaching the Spanish Episcopate retorted with a reminder that Catholics may not without special permission send their children to lay schools under penalty of excommunication In their angrilyworded ban on the State schools the Episcopat said Only by odious tyranny can the State impose limitations on the churchs educational function News of the fight will be sent to Pope Pms at Rome today Catholics are awaiting any possible word from Continued on Pasre Eleven DEWEYMANN SCHOOL COMMENCEMENT Tlie DeweyHoracc Mann corii mcncement exercises will be held in the Smedley Junior High school auditorium Tuesday night Jun 20 this announcement beins made fol lowing a meeting of the Parent Teachers Association committee with the school principal A H Showalter One hundred and ten pupils are in the graduating class the lareest num ber of graduates in the history of the school The highest previous total was in 1931 when 97 wore in the class Last year there were 94 who received diplomas The enrollment this vear in the Seventh and Eighth grades Avas 4 That resolution was a fraud and a sham It is well known that there are no charges pending against anv appointees to the commission at the investigation has noth ing to do with the confirmation or rejection of the commissioners serv ing under appointments from me theGovernor said Nothing can be expected from a committee which would stultify itself by subscribing to a falsehood respect ing its work y The Senates investigation of the commission began in August 1932 following Pinchofs sensational charges against the late W D B Ainey then commission chairman Senator William Rial Westmoreland headed the first committee which was given for its work A court injunction declared the appro priation illegal after about 000 had been spent in counsel fees account ante services and other expenses Of the money spent only had been paid out and the remainder is The inquiry lapsed until it was re organized during the 1933 session with Senator John J McClure of Delaware county as chairman Res ignation of OK Eaton Pittsburgh as counsel interrupted the work franklin S Edmonds Philadelphia was made counsel and was prepared to resume hearings on June 13 Police csti are SskillCd br V1M bla8t nml HrC WhlcV BILLY MULDOON XPIRES AT 88 E Grand Old Man of Boxing Trained Many Cham pions After Sullivan NEW YORK June liam Muldoon famous conditioner of athletes and prominent men died to day in the suburban nonie to which he had retired reluctantly when the I ravages of old age anally undermined his great physique Muldoon passed his eightyeighth birthday in a semi stupor last May 25 and since that time he had been conscious for only a few houis at a time The big house where he died is a part of the widely known Muldoon Health Farm at Purchase near White Plains in Westchester county In ic ccnt months he had lived quietly there with few clients visiting his gymnasium As he slipped into a decline tho once independent grand old man of boxing relied more and moic upon theservlcesrof Miss Margaret Pan oil Senator McClure had Lkeservices of Miss Margaret Pan oil introduced the bill authorizing connhom he hflci adopted as a daughter tinuance ofthe Investigation and years ago She served as a piac vidmg 5100000 partof which waV Continued on Page Eleven JUNE GRAND JURY ASSEMBLES MONDAY at Media next Monday ready to con sider the indictments preparedby District Attorney William J Mac Carter Jr and his assistants The list of cases for the Grand Jury is considerably lighter than it has been for several terms Although three weeks have been set aside for Criminal Court trials starting Mon day June 12 in is predicted that the work will be concluded in two weeks vi TV 114 iii bWvj CEK5 the church ceremony She carried a j Of outstanding local interest amone ftf WM I cases to be presented tQ thfi Grand Jury is that of W Nelson Truax former banker of Chester who is charged with fraudulent conver sion embezzlement and making false entries He was arrested on April 25 and is at liberty under S10000 bail of white roses There were no attendants at the church marriage Charged with street righting Wil liam Jackson 42 and James Butler 25 both Negroes of Market street near Mary street were fined S5 and costs each in police court todav Both were arrested by Patrolman Scatter Two other Negroes who gave their names as Sterling Martin 23 and Conrad Tippins 28 of Montclair N J arrested in the vicinity of Second and Market streets at 2 a m today were held for question ing almost double the number dn when there were 216 193 investigation and pro in of which was eScuffve veveto of measure left the committee without tne means of reimbursing Eaton Ed monds and others for their services Committee reaction to the Pinchot veto was not obtainable immediately nor were there any plans for meeting the expenses incurred to the point of the veto TWO GORDON AIDES The graduates of DexycyManu nre making preparations for their cises the program developed under the guidance of the teachers in charge of music elocution and rhetoric According to Mr Showal ter it will be one of the corr mcncement exercises in the history of the school METHODISTS HONOR Benjamin F Moore burgess of Prospect Park and a local preacher in the Methodist Episcopal Church of that borough was honored by be NEW YORK June waxcy Gordon interstate bser rack eteer retired to discreet obscurity to day as two of his lieutenants met sud den and violent death in another out burst of the most deadlybeer war in several years Gordon was released from jail on income tax charges in bail yes terday A few hours later police found the mutilated body of Abe Durst one of his bscr pushers pushed into the back of an automo bile in the Bronx and soon afterward Passaic N J police reported the machine gunning of Charles Duke Brady a minor member of the mob in New Jersey SPEEDS NEARLY ticnl nurse Famous visitors came away from Muldoons home with tales of his amazing determination to keep young But with the approach of warmer weather he suffered more and moie from fatigue On his birthday last month he was said to have suffered a sinking spell because of the hu midity Iron Duke they called him the benevolent despot of sport He had Many graduates of Crozer Theo logical Seminary have already put in an appearance on the Seminary campus in anticipation of the begin ning of the commencement season exercises tomorrow morning m the Upland Baptist Church The members of the Alumni arc re newing old friendships and today could be seen strolling about in pairs and groups beneath the old trees on the campus visiting the old buildings and well remembered places and call ing on their friends in the present Cyrus H K Curtis noted publisher who is jrrnvcly ill at his estate at Wyncntc near Philadelphia Mr Cur lis is 81 and has been in for several years CAUSES WQRRIi Slayingof Patsy DAmato Said to Be Linked to In vestigation Plans are being made by the gradu ates for theindividualclass reunions ROME June Officer Francesco Agello was reported to have PTTT MTTST be held afternoon in the J H1X IVIJLIM places to be chosen by the members jib is ing chosen president of the Lavmens Agello was reported to have Association of the Philadelphia broken his own world rec eral Conference of the ord by averaginga speed of 440 miles Enisconal mmmVi an hour in a practice fHerht GOVERNOR SIGNS HOSPITAL BILLS HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY fBv United Press AT THORNCLTFFE Sweep Flyer Earthen Jar Double Dare Allcta Sir Bvron Weather cloudy track fast AT WASHINGTON PARK Busy Spain Sir Ten Lady Weather cloudy track fast Institutions in County and City Appropriations Are Specified Governor Gifford Pinchot today signed 240 bills making appropriations to state aided hospitals and homes throughout Pennsylvania Among the bills signed were three for local Nursery and Childrens Boarding Home The bills signed this morn nS appropriations me ivicLnnri i sri i Episcopal Church at a meetihtr of I m a Practice over Lake the association held Thursday in i the Y M C A Auditorium in Coatps i sct a mark milss ville More than one thousand men A Red Bullet Plane on and women i APnl 10 This was 20 miles an hour faster than the former record set by the British Lieutenant O H Stan forth in 1931 Agello who is 30 Ls preparing to make an official attempt shortly in the Red attcnded the Mr Moore son of one of the found ers of the Borough of Prospect Park is president of the Chester Pike Bur gesses Association and a leader in civic affairs in his home town Like a voice from the gjavp DIP of Pntsy DAmnto Chrstci s piemici txer baion who was un ceremoniously killed by gunmen nt Third and on March 27 has been linked with the Federal investigation of vice in Delaware county When the Federal Grand Jury con siders indictments on June 12 in thf secret investigation which has been conducted in this city and throughout county for the past 12 months that DAmato although only v of each class The reunions will be a memory locally will play a promi at 2 p m and the classes scheduled ncnfc Part despite his absence to participate are 83 38 93 98 03 A story issued from a reliable M source close to the Federal investiga tors yesterday was to the effect that DAmato was dickering with the in vestigators with immunity the price for information he was giving them His contacts with the Federal Alleged Drunken Driver Had No Licenses Car Tags Had Been Changed A drunken driver operating a relic of a roadster without license of any kind except stolen ones that were is possession was held in for court by Magistrate found in 500 bail r i s i T Leon Wright superintendent of Collingdalc postal station yesterday detected a bogus ten dollar bill which made its way to the local postal sta tion after it had passed through several hands in the borough The bill Wright said was a poor imita tion of the genuine article being printed instead of engraved Real Squatters Colony are said to have leaked out and with out warning his lips were scaled for ever Identity of the men who killed him while DAmato was standing near his Continued on HJcvtn Along the river front at the foot of Rcancy street there exists today a real squatters colony on city property It is a community in it self although not an uptodate one Conditions in the colony are not of the best Sanitary plumbing that would meet the approval of a health clinic is conspicuous by its absence The Delaware river seems to be the ire independent of the Omnibus signed yesterday in which the were this In me Dins signed today the Ches ter Hospital is to receivean anDro pnation of the the e o Hospital of Ridley Park S23600 and the Chester Day Nursery and Chil Continued on Page Eleven TJ S TREASURY BALANCE WASHINGTON Thetreasury net balance for June I was The defendant identified himself as boardwalks and paths stretch in grapevine fashion One of the imposing edifices In the colony is the relic of someones cross continent tour It was originally an automobile trailer and must have been a splendid affair some 10 or more years ago Tne owner of this home hs not been particular about keep STOCKS ADVANCE IN EARLYIMRKET i Further Gains in Heavy ir ihe homes are not of rhr charged with operating an automobile while under the influence of Intoxi cating liquor operating without a license and theft of both license cards and plates from the automobile of The homes are not of the latest stucco shingle and slag models Thay might becalled bungalows by their inhabitants but to the ordinary eye they are shacks Most of them are constructed of ing up with the Joneses in the mat ter of paint and rust remover There con is always the danger of the elements some playing havoc with the rather shaky looking framework that was once the i from the bits of old rowboats or motor were cruising in the vicinity of Third and Docks streets shortly after 8 oclock last night when their atten tion was attracted to the ancient roadster being driven in a zigzag manner on Dock street On the front of the car was at tached a pasteboard in place of a was day were to r V IT WA UW boats tin that has outlived its use fulness and wood recruited from old wagons Some are modernized with tuts of vivid oilcloth that adds lustre to the appearance as well as protec tion from the elements The layout of the colony wasnt patterned from the William Penn of other Pennsylvania ceipts for that daywere Continued on Eleven of bunched Cit houses are proud body of the trailer One cur tain makes the window It graces stand out from the remaining win dows Two cots and a cook stove make the inside rather cozy if your tastes run to cots and a cook stove One family emerged In rather im posing numbers from an entrance to shack that seemed to be about three feet square On closer inspection the house for the rest of the dwelling under ground One resident Is apparently a sea faring man His home is constructed from aboat cabin and is the most impressive of the lot He Kecmed to be the original inhabitant as hi home Is neat and tidy Outside he narrow r Vgetables and Turnover Some Highs Noted New NEW YORK June inflation market made further gains in heavy turnover at the opening to day Huge blocks were bought up as specialists bunched their overnight 7 DEAD MILLION LOSJUN BLAST Fire Follows Blackens 10 Blocks of Signal Hill Long Beach Cal LONG BEACH Calif June smoking blackened ten blocks square section of Signal Hill one of the worlds richest oil fields was searched for bodies today ties sought the toll of the explosion and me that turned the district into a holocaust late yesterday The known dead stood at seven rmly today but more than 12 persons still were missing and someofficials expected the total death list might reach 20 The injured totaled 40 most whom were expected to recover of Ptopcifcy clnmagc was placed in cx coss oi and some estimates set it as high as The higher figure included damage to a scoie of homes adjacent to the weld Some were demolished The homeless were cared for by appropria tion or from the Red Cross es tablished to aid victims of the major enithqimke that shook this section March 10 just 12 weeks ago Ihc blast followed immediately by fiir came in the middle of a quiet altcmoon while Signal Hill was pour ing out Its daily of oil A few seconds a slight detonation at the absorp Continued on Pajre Eleven LAST OF THE FREE GOVERNMENT FLOUR The governments last contribution of free floui which will be distributed undci the supervision of the Ameri can Red Cross arrived here yester day and Is now stored at the bonded wai chouse of RodRxrs fe Albany Win chousing Co 7nc Fourth street and Mclrose avenue The final consiRnment consisUncof 10800 sonorous sized bays is being D HARVEY SYKES REFUSED PAROLE IN JAILRUM PLOT Judge MacDade Charges Former Constable Tried to Make Liquor in Prison Constant Misbehavior Has Injured Chances of Hav ing Sentence Lessened In refusing a parole to D Harvey Sykes former constable of the Fourth Ward this city Judge Albert Dutton MacDade charges Sykes with serious misbehavior while in prison Tha former constable even tried to manu facture bootleg liquor in prison the jurist charges xJykeVVcallous totally in findines of the jurv Judge MacDade declares He is de scribed us the mastermind and rmgeadcr of a band of rovin firafters referring to four other con stables and three other defendants who were convicted in the graft trials of January 1931 All except William Palls the arch conspirator of Sykes have been lib crated because of the fulfillment of Or of paroles justified under the circumstacnes TMIU MacDades opinion Ialls sentence was for five Years with in fines and costs Sykes was sentenced to six years with fines aggregating plus costs Some Pai0te was refused Palls niis man together with Palls JS5 Hnjage2 a coniiPiracy to cheat by Plomi5CS 0 procure protection from prosecution for vio lation of liquor laws etc reads the opinion We said in an opinion re that the Appellate would be eliminated as to the Continued on Page Eleven CONTRACTOR DENIES LABOR CHARGES A spokesman for Peter West New York N J contiactoen a road at Glen ills today declared there had been a misunderstanding regarding the employment of local men on the job Mazzonls contrabt calls for the hirtne of local labor and it has been charged by an official that Mazzoni was se curing New Jersey help to the exclu sion of local needy men through his spokesman stated he was privileged to se cure skilled help from New Jer sey butwasisecurlng laboring men from ranksof the local unem ployed thorough the office of the Chester relief offices Mazzoni was charged with finding excuses fortdis charging local residents and giving their jobs to Italians from New Jer sey This he denies piatis by the warehousing company which has cared for thcse shipments throughout the winter and spring Thousands of destitute fam ilies have derived benefit from this distribution and officials are sorrow ful to see the end in sight DATES FOR SCHOOL Dr David A Ward superintendent of the city school district has ad visod the high school and grammar school authorities oC the following schedule for their school commence ment exercises 20 Dewey Grammar school afc the Smcclley Junior school auditorium Seventeenth and Up land streets Wednesday June 21 Franklin Grammar school at the Smedlcy Junior High school audi torium Thursday June 22 Chester High school exercises in the High school auditorium Ninth and Fulton streets FAIR AND WARMER WEATHER PREDICTED Fair and warmer is the prediction today in Eastern Pennsylvania New Jersey Delaware and Maryland It will be fair tomorrow also The highest temperature here yes terday was 75 degrees at 615 p m and the lowest was 55 at 530 a m The average of 65 was three degrees below normal for the date and nine aegrees below the average June 2 last year Maximum temperature for the date is 98 established in 1925 and minimum 46 in 1907 Sunrise today was at 533 a m and sunset will be at 825 p m Eastern daylight saving time Topics of T5 mes Beer sold legally forfirst time m Media reads a Times headline Knowingthe borough as we do wa are glad the word legally was in jected GARNER CHECKS Superintendent Deavcnport has discovered that some officers never make an arrest Maybe they are just taking a rest Ed Nothnagles bill providing for a tunnel under the Delaware between this city and New Jersey has been killed by Governor Pinchot Maybe he thought it would mean going in the hole too much Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins Is getting a lot of praise for thinking up ways to put men to work but we believe most wives could give her a few pointers around housecleaning time Vice President in Senate Breaks Tie on Appropri ation Measure orders The same situation prevailed on the Curb Exchange where blocks ranged up to 13000 shares Electric Bond Share sold at 30 i up point and a new high for the year Cotton futures resumed their ad vance The dollar was lower in terms of foreign exchanges American Telephone Telegraph which rose 4 points yesterday opened at up ft on 1000 shares Kelvinator opened 12000 shares at 10 up and equal to the years high Armour A opened 10000 shares at 7 unchanged Radio Corporation opened 6000 at up Commonwealth Southern opened Continued on Eleven WASHINGTON June the margin of a Vice Presidential vote Administration leaders checked a re volt in the Senate yesterday against the economy act but not until an amendment had been inserted in the independent offices appropriation bill adding to ease the con templated reductions in veterans al lowances By the single vote cast by Vice President Garner to break a tie a compromise amendment by Connally Tex was adopted to limit to 25 per cent reductions in World War serviceconnected disability compen sations and pensions of veterans of the SpanishAmerican War The vote Byrnes S C then had in serted a appropriation to take care of the heavier expenditures and the independent offices bill was passed without a record vote As sent to conference it earned or more than the House figure Connally estimated it still would save com pared with current veterans costs although the Administration had planned to lop off about A prisoner who escaped from tha county prison 3 years ago was caught m the worlds largest city New York He will probably spend the next three years m the country if Media can be called country Longrange weather forecasts are impossible a speaker here declared But after looking over the repeal re turns from the various states we feel entirely safe in predicting that 1933 will be a wet year A western builder is erecting houses with inside porches They will save many a man from freezing in winter when he goes to get the milk A branch office of a closed banfc m Atlantic City has been converted into a beer parlor There should plenty of liquid assets on hand now A thief who stole 21 Rhode Island reds escaped from a cop here yes terday Both chickenminded and chickenhearted The Weather WASHINGTON June The weather forecast Eastern Pennsylvania and New Jer sey Partly cloudy and slightly warmer tonipht Sunday fair Western Pennsylvania Generally fair tomgrht and Sunday slightly cooler tonigrhtalonff the lakes TODAYS TEMPERATURES 6 a a m64 7 a m58 n a m 65 8 a m60 12 Noon 70 9 a m 62   

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