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Chester Times (Newspaper) - October 19, 1933, Chester, Pennsylvania ISNT THERE AN NRA CODE OR JOMETHING THAT COVERS THIS 58TH 17727 Dally Leased Wire Keuorts of United IUP and International News Service INS RIDLEY TOWNSHIP RUM EXPOSE MADE BY FORMER CHIEF Charles Mowbray Former Head of Police De partment Involves Officialsin Protection Payments Settling of Cases and Other Vio Truck Load of Alcohol Was Termed Vinegar by Commissioner Former Captain of Oil Tanker Tells Concerning Unloading of From Rum Row at Essington and Chester After He Pleads Chiseled Out of Full Payments He testifies CHESTER PA THURSDAY OCTOUKlt FINAL With All Latett and Best News of the Day CHASE NATIONAL BANK LOANS TO CUBA QUESTIONED Senate Stjjck Probe Not Decided Whether to Air Them at Hearing Revelation May Incite Riot in Island Over 000 Involved A Iruckioad of alcohol which en official emphasized was j protection lists police escorts for run runners and connivance of officials i with a bootlegging ring were dej scribed In Federal Court in Philadel phia today with the resumption of the Delaware county conspiracy case The witness was forme Chief of Police Mowbray of Ridley township who was on the stand when court ad journed last night Mowbray involved John Dolan a defense and former township com missioner who has been named by other witnesses as one of the collec tors for the liquor ring outside of Chester Mowbrays testimony was less startlingthan that of the featured D Higbee of Haddon Heights N J former skipper of the oil tanker Passaic Sunwhich was shown by several witnesses to have been con verted into an emergency rum run ner without the knowledge of the owners the Bun Oil Company Higbees testimony was one of the highlights of the county trial which now has 76 defendants remaining of the original 90 fourteen having changed their pleas to guilty rtl The trial today started on its fifnatp teenth day and it will be at least two weeks before Deputy Attorney General Chet A Keyes finishes the governments sida of the case He hopes to be completed by November birthday 11 Between then and now he has sev eral ace witnesses to callincluding D Harvey Sykes former constable of WASHINGTON Oct Winthrop W Aldrich head of the Chase National Bank said today that he had requested the Senate stock market committee to avoid inquiry thc bnnks loans in Cuba be cause of the disturbed condition pre vailing on thc island I doiit Shink there is anything with thc loans Aldrich said no for going into them No information would ba ob Protection Here Same as Witness States A government witness in the county conspiracy trial in Phila delphia Stanley Lukiucz threw the courtroom into an uproar to day when he attempted to ques tion John R K Scott of defense counsel during crossexamination You questioned me he said in broken English I question you fnstmtcd him remarks Rafter When you paid protection hi the witness said it was lust like having a license from the ovemment to sell liquor I dont know what the committee is going to do about it he said onnnrLCllasc foicl6i loanswere S2j000000 for construction of the capitol m Havana and lor ihc contra Cuban highway Both loans are in technical default Chanman Fletcher of the investi gating committee ami snator MichPare urging that thc mquiiy proc3d We havent decided what we are tBhJ said but I think the inquiry should be made In my opinion the efforts to block the inquiry wont succeed was Comment The Senator re fused to discuss the matter bevond that expression of his own opinion i Some investigators feel that 525000000 advanced forcubas ca I I Uol was far in excess of the propriety i David iynn architect of the United j States capitol said that as of 1929 the capitol building here was as j scssad at 537500000 exclusive of sur I roundms grounds Hn said that rep resented the reproduction cost as I nearly as it could be estimated i Evidence obtained by thc Senate f understood lo relate FAIR AND WARMER WEATHER PREDICTED Fair and warmer is the prediction today in KastiTi Pennsylvania Nev nd Maryland mere will tonight or 10 morrow with colder weather to morrow afternoon or night The highest temperature here vts terclay was 03 degrees at 1230 p n and the lowest was 52 at 715 m The average of 58 was one deiiiw above the normal for the date but eight degrees below the average October 13 last year Maximum Il874ed iU m Sunrisp today was at G1G n m and sunset will be al 51C p in Extern Standard time u MARYLAND MOB HANGS NEGRO AND BURNS HIS BODY TWENTYTWO PACKS Police Pushed Cell Broken Aside Open Jail c tim Dragged to Tree Cremation in Public Square at Princess Anne Man Attacked Woman mMh he me note he telephoned Folsy to i m the transaction Gerarcto Machado r u t Cl the note and se if Ui3 DC turned over to rt is point Keyes produced the is government evident inri to the and placed the note on It but counsel refused tojook at it the Fourth ward and Edgar Davis a former prohibition agent and latei of the alleged protection ring He may be thc last witness as Mr Kcycs yesterday told nexvspapermen that Sykes would take the stand thin week SyUcs is now serving a prison sentence in Broadmeadows Farm having been conviction for conspiracy extortion and misfeasance in office in the early part of 1931 Mowbray was questioned today concerning a raid which he con ducted on a still in Folsom Manor in Ridley township which was oparated he said by Charles Schwartz a de fendant who pleaded guilty This raid was made in the eve ning by Mowbray and other of ficers Mowbray said We destroyed the mash by pouring coaloil in it He said he remained throughout the night with the still The following morning August Valentl who was either a deputy sheriff or a detective came to Mowbray with a note from JamesJ Folcy a township commissioner the This note Mowbray said him to turn the barrels instructions from Town7hip missioncr John Dolan Com recently forcedout of office President of Cuba vhon the loans contracted Albert H Urn pvssidelt of the at that President Grau San Martin who has seised tha Cuban prasidency may prsj tnt U2W governments charges against Machado and his aides upon the manner in which proceeds of th Chase loans were expanded in Cuba Among evidence obtained by repre sentatives of Ferdinand Pecora in vestisaton counsel is a bundle of sensatlonallettcrs from Americans to parsons m the Cuban government Contents of uMC lettcrl have not bwn acvcalcd But they relate to i the Chase loans Thi Chase National inquiry prob will not rcnrh hc any 1 Irom making raids on toda reach lhc Cubau lonns Mowbray then swUched iine of testimony He said n ioi i T LH and his family One whS8Hve nOW hil M I llaffionV would Mowbray said he got I r t i P ar4 and down the Chester pike PROSPECT PARKS NEW TRAFFIC LAW witness directed Tatill i UlKC id took him to the office of He enf f was in Chester Dolan told got there that when Eolan HORSES WITHDRAWN FROM RACES TODAY Bj United press AT LAUREL Glen Burnic Kin Bird Kibitizer Sunny Susan Cross Koaa 4 Uliss Glace Source Circle 5 TJncle Donald B Purple Patch 7 Muskoflay Risneur Come On Er Passant Busy Ike Weather clear track licavy AT PAKK fi Palsy Laura Black Pelcr Brilliant Babv Dolicc Retty U Queen Beth Mac Jlorm Xuhat Infinity Flasbcarer Crash Tcn nywoorl L E Komorous 3 Counsellor Billy Glove Silver Wave Tombcreau Bad Axe Gel Ready Play Bail Wise Eddie i Ogee Ultramarine Inferno Lad Gcr C Six Bells C Limbus Big Smasher Chokolnskce First Regiment Nimble Jack Plum Orchard Money Musk Sunchcn Western Nigrhi Weather cloudy rack good Then Mowbray said after Continued on Twenty Ramsey Trial s Postponed PRINCESS ANNE Mel Oct companies of Maryland National Guard were encamped here today following last nights lynching of George Armwood 10yearold Negro Armwood was taken from the Somerset county jail and hanged by a mob of more than a thousand men women and children His body was burned at the public square A thorough investigation was or dered by Gov Albert c Ritchie to dajvinto the lynching GOV Ritclii1 instructed the attorney general ofthe state W Preston Lane Jr to make thi investigation and had Baltimore detectives assigned to assist him Armwood was accused of having attacked Mrs Mary Denston 71 wife of a Somerset county farmer on Monday John Richardson a white man implicated in the case vas re moved to Baltimore The Negro was dragged Irani his cell in the Somerset county jail bv a which overpowered 23 slate troopers on guard after refusing j to heed the pleas of Judge Robert F uuer who resides next to the jail deputy sheriffs sustained cuts in attempting to protect Joel from the fury of the mob Aftar taking the Negro from his Mil the mob attempted to bans him to a tres on Judga Duers place but finding none strong enough moved to a neighboring lot Tile mob gathered shortly after nightfall and after firsi retreating an attack of teargas fromthe jail with heavy timbers and battered their way into the jril Most oi them were masked Sheriffs deputies nnd the 25 state trooncrs fought with the mob but did notuse ncir firearm After Arm wood was cut down from tils rcar the jail his body ivi to an automobile and gh the streets to thc public scores of willing hands ied fual and tinder and set fire to the body Armwood had been held in the Baltimore jail until yesterday morn mj when Somersst county official prevailed upon Governor Ritchie to return him to tha scsne of the al leged crime Ritchie said in reioac 1113 tho negro to tha county officials he placed the responsibility for his GERMANS SOFTEN INTERNAL POLICY PUSH ARMS PLANS I Hitler to Release Noii I Communist Internes H Is Reported j Hardens Demand for Equality Allies Confer on Issue I LONDON Oct 10iUPGpr jinanys Niui government while liarci jsoftcn its internal policy while liard ening its demands for rqiiijlltv with other powers it was reported today in dispatches from Berlin I Chancellor Adolf Hitler was Mid to be planning a mass conditional re icase of noucommunist nnd nonso political internees the Dailv Henild diplomatic correspondent re ported United Press Berlin div i Batches indicated a certain softening I of domestic policies Allied governments conferred pri vately on their policy in the disarma ment I Great Britain planned to seek Trench permission to publish as diplomatic white paper the inskln story of events that led to German withdrawal from the d is arm nine nt and thus invite a Ger man reply hat might offer a chance of further talk lUlii1tcd Sllltcs Ambassador Robert Bingham in an English speaking s union dinner in his honor made a guarded reference to the political situation when he said i It is impossible to hope for proc j ress in international relations so lone nations think in terms of their own dlflicultics and welfare only The Marquis of Reading one of i Great Britains most distinguished statesmen a former special nmbas jsador to ths United States nnd for mer Viceroy of India and Lord Chief i Justice of Enylaml said in proposlti I Binghams health j The United States has been con sistent throughout in Its disarma 1 ment policies The United Stale mid Britain must unite wholeheartedly in seeking pcjice No power would dream of culer j nig n wcr if the United States and Britain gave the lend nnd banded to gcthcx against war Hitler in interview with O Ward Price special correspondent of the Urily Mail was quoted as saying tliat no 0112 in Germany wanted war Almost all leaders ot the National Socialist movement wore actual com batants in the World War1 Hitler quoted as saying I have yet to meet a combatant who desired a renewal of the horrors of the 4 years of the World War Reports that the Nazi regime Is teaching that the nation hns deep grievances against Prancewhich can be repaired only by n victory ot Ger man arms are fase PRICE TWO CENTS GETS RING JUDGE MacDADE EXPRESSES VIEW Says H Is Inconsistent for Police to Frequent the Taprooms As he was about to pass senlencn on four Folcroft men in a liquor law tt3tMactVdc it is iLOislstcnt for pollen to ficciue PRUN DRIVER SOUGHT BYPOLICE West End Negro Resident Struck by Car Suc cumbs to Injuries Captain George j Feency of thc detective bureau hus begunthe work Uwther Ihc network o TROUBLE MAKING FORD STRIKERS Police Action Follows Hurl Missiles at Workers Autos National Labor Hoard Head Arranges for Parley Today 1 i I Ford Officials Open Talks With N J Strike Group EDGEWATEnTNTj Ot a direct wire at Ihc jilant open to Detroit orfilcals of Hie Ford factory here today on ordora of Henry Ford received a Workers Committee of H to arbl strike of employes nlcr for llii to sit with thc Workers Committee under misplces of the National La bor I3onrd Is intorprotLd as a Hnnl cnpiiiilallon to the NRA on the part of the manufacturer A sent from vc Wls vupoftcrt among Hose xt thc mcetiiiR Afterward it was staled he Ford officials would so to Newark lo discuss lh WUh ine tied u iMt night it passed on final reading an ordinance v permitting one hour parking or saleU n wfnf George An Sh3rifT LiUher e lhc wtth nn exhaustive discussion of the proposed plan for construction of a joint sewer and sewage disposal sjstcm alons Crum creek Little Crum creek and Stony creek for which it is proposed to secure Federal aid in itsconstruction In spite of the long discussion of Duer and mm is in custody because he allowed tie o ride in his automobile to the Continued on Pigr Sixlrrn THIEVES FRIGHTENED OFF t About 4 oclock a thief or thieves iricd to force pntrancs to the apart ui uie long discussion of u lu lulcc entrance to the apart the subject members of Council b William faned to reach a decision as to hist at 823 East Fourteenth street Ham be in and when he Prt tne pioposcd improvement AT CONVENTION began an investigation the intruder or intruders taking a hurried de parture before obtaining anything o value o j s u the Witch Inn on the Chester pike n Polcroft The councilman said he 0 7ano conduct but d that cqunclt had received a int and luther had been interested In tho snlc of liecr Wr visl Wrido ofthe Ickes Assumes Control of All Oil Refineries Secretary of Interior Ickes P oil administrator today issued an 31der assuming control of produc tion of oil refineries throughout the country The action s designed to keep production of refined products In 5teo with thc allocation and UXHIT programs already promul jjatcd and nrcvcnt ccassive stor agn of gasoline The entire country will be dl iuled into rcfminK districts and ratios set tip between gasoline in ventories and sales for each dis trict Authority was on the planning and coordlnatin com mittee created in thc oil code to recommend to all refineries amount of crude runs necessary to main tain he proper ratio in the various rhtncls When these recommendations have been approved by Ickes as oil administrator any departure will be treated as an unfair trade practice and violation of the oil code ACT OF AS IS SUSTAINED visited his place a man like ihis uhr derendanti he has innucnce said the court i Liquor and politics dont mix anvi more thnn nil nnd wntrr nnd thvy should be divorced Twist changed his plra lo nolo uMUrh fCnCal L1C Of UlC flnirt olnncdon Tucsc1n c wnsi fined and costs and sentenced to serve from three months to three years in jail but thc court said the I prison sentence would be suspended if the fine nnd costs were paid Similar were given to Russell H Baker and Jerry Lcnz on the ramo pleas Lamb who pleaded guiltv to of liquor Hnod j and sent in jail for l ot i0 days to threo years In was Riven nisi raiiRc for a the raili road company by whom he is cmi ployrd i and lcnz were arrested on Auuu 21 whon the place was raiciwl by county detectives after When he detectives learned thatthc Jifiiior liad been obtained from Lamb raided thc lot tors home on wcstCooko avenue Glenolden denied that he ever sold J3111 convicllon of the iiii tliivcr cur struck and Inflicted injuries to Fred Walton Sycarold Negro of H36 Verdun avenue nt Twelfth street and Central avenue lust Friday night WnKon tiled of his injuries Monday night in the Chester Hospital b which Feeney obtained WalUm in companv Charles Ncnl 11 of 1723 Verdun nvc micand Nathan Scott 32 of 828 ucst Sixth street were returning to turnhome after attending a nig nt thc home of George Darby of Verdun avenue when he sufTerccl the injuries which caused his death Accordln to both Ncal and Scott ino entered CuiUral avonuu RHtl ivcrc walkinjr south on thc i near the curb three abreast oa the Sht hand side of the thoroughfare Walton was walking in the center when the car also traveling south crashed into them Both Walton and bcott were knocked down Ncal who yns walking ncnrou the curb suf fered slight brush burns of the left side II is claimed by Ncal that the driver did not slow down after the accident or Wow Mr horn but sifter he had struck both Walton nnd Scott who were lyiny on the highway he away lid lie ran after the car as i fntiiinacd nn lipc Sixteen MARCUS HOOK BLAZE HviRh V Rilcy of the American Labor conferred ore Ui Strlkers Committee bc liy Uie Ford executives he would not be welcome at the meeting in Uie plnnt B Fords orders to arbitrate were extended not only to the Edgcwa tor plnnt but nlso to Chester pa where workers of his factory bcKan the strike in which the Edgcwater men Joined soon afterward Pollco were called upon to use 1 tear gas gun to disperse n group ot Ford Motor Company strikers yester day afternoon shortly after 1 oclock when a piece ofbrick wns thrown and struck Uie car of one of tho workers departing from the plant As the cars passed through Lloyd street which was guarded by police who kept the crowds of hundreds of strikers their sympathizers and curi ous onlookers on the sidewalks a nembcrof n group standing at Sec ond and Lloyd streets Jet fly tha inlsailc Trainc Captain Charles Buslicr immediately fuced thc group and ordered them away from thc corner hastening the command with the dis charge of n single tear gas shell from the riot gun Thc crowd broke and fled half astiimro from the corner ns he shell exploded and remained lucre At each of tho corners on Lloyd street small piles of stones and bricks were found on the sidewalks after the strikers left Uie scene Strikers had provided for every dis comfort for those remaining at work ami at every streetIntersection and between squares they had scattered large fitiantUies of good sized tacks on the paving in thc hope of punctur ing the tires of cars of workers Tho parade of motorcars headed by the of Superintendent Deavenport was kept moving at a swift pace on Lloyd street and thc hundreds ot cars belonging to Uie thousand re turned workers were soon in tha raiety of the more central sections of the city however the police guards nt the Intersections were maintained A similar police guard was on duty again today lor those returning to work and last night and today the police guard was maintained all long the Chester pike where borough Highway Patrol C Taylor prominent banker of city left this morning for Balti more Md where he will act as o e of the representatives of the citv and participate in the proceedings rit th Uanuc Deeper Waterways i u Court Rules m Matter of Fraik E Headlcy business man of mis cuy attended the session yesterday others wm i attend include Charles J Ward End Business Darby Council dates Dispute F Dcehnnty secretary of ehe e ware County Chamber of Commcrc Memorial Plots for A rmistice Day Even ts HardBoiled Rabbit Got Ail Stewed Up Canadian paper says that John Gingrich driving a newspaper car before dawn near Calgary met a jack rabbit in mad flight The rabbit dazzled by head lights leaped over the en gine crashed through wind shield bolted through rear window and escaped When a rabbit bites an auto its news But when a classified ad in the Chester Times brings results as the fol lowing did its lnotfy a daily occurrence WATCH nnd Masonic cmbicm nain of owni Inscribed on latter Lest nnd Parker and 7th and Ground was broken vest the triangle plot of Bround bi Providence avenue Tnirt street and Potter street and he whiP 8Cinfl thc which will support the iclic field piece Mo be Thc gun a of ordnancp with has arrived States w Aberdeen J m Candi of Darby was taken into court yesterday at Media when an 11511 mcnt concerning the prccmpiionor the Fair Playticket was settled bv I Judge Roger Fronefield and John M Broomall The courts mlI ing was little more than thc intcrpre i lation of an act of assembly which states thc period of time in which objections to the filing of preempted i tickets may be made E Howard Tomlinson and O H Smith are incumbent for thc Darby borough council in November Smith preempted a ticket entitled thc Fair Play Party and acquired thc necessary nve signers and five affidavits re Wired by law The papers were duly filed with the protlionotary in Media Tomlinnon who vis ripirsentcd yes tertlay by E LrUov Vnn Roricn real zed that his opponent had on his Petition Tomlimons name he five Miners He imme diately filed his objection to Smiths peation on thc ground that he did of thc Philadelphia Electric Com ofTercd by Albert R Granger memorial similar to one in the Circle in Chester Rural cemetery 2art All veterans organisations are strongly behind thc movement of erecting the memorials nnd by the work which they have done on 1 half of the project at Thirteenth street and Providence avenue the members of thc memorial committee mm ne aia yumiiuuie not know what he was signing at the jimer but his action was taken too late to effect i attorney for Smith the act of assembly and an v Pennsylvania matter His of local veterans continually An the first Armistice Day Final RED CROSS ROLL CALL UNDERWAY Group Captains and Work ers in County Soliciting Memberships More than 14000 volunteer workers of the Red Cross Emergencv Cam paign and Roll Call are soliciting memberships and gifts to the South eastern Pennsylvania Chapter of thc American Red Cross this week in Montgomery Delaware Chester and Bucks counties nnd in the city of Philadelphia The campaign in the city of Chester opjns November 11 Fiftytwo branch headquarters have been established in the four suburban counties under thc leadership of able volunteer leaders assistants and housetohouse canvassers In all the number of persons engaged in this work in the branch organizations number 3000 Colonel J Franklin McPadden chapter chairman said at thc radio rally wnLrh officially opened thc cam paign Never in Us history has this chap ter given so much aid to families in Philadelphia and vicinity as during the past 18 months nnd never has the Southeastern Pennsylvania Chap Conlinucd on Page Sixteen stoV RECEPTION FOR STUDENTS A reception will be tendered mem bers of the 9A class of Chester High School this evening in the school nt wmch time the members of tlrPA class will be the hosts A play a feature of thc program will bepre sented in the auditorium of the garage and store cquiD the Property of George Hno nook while thc automobile was owned an oil tankcrMtircus Hook and Viscose fire companies re to thc VACANCY FllT a member of the Representatives of the striHiv Ford Company employes who left yesterday for Washington D C where they planned to confer wUh executives of the United States De paumcnt of Labor returned to this city shortly before noon todav The lour delegates all men of thc recently formed union of striking employes Michael Gandillo riioinas Dumphy FredGratz and Thomas Conlcy reported they had been admitted to conference with labor department men but refund to divulge the results of their con ference It was said they had no revelation of the results of the trip to anyone even in their own group as they had planned to keep silent until Friday evening when a meeting of all members of the strik ing Rroup will be held in the Ukrain ian Hall Fourth and Ward streets 5 Says 32 Beer One for a number of years Can Make ering Drunk EVANSTON 111 Oct measuring stick for determining tho various stages of intoxication of hose who imbibe of thrccpolnllwo today by thc Womens Christian Tomperanco Union ChrinisUs have examined tho new the W C T U and fmrnrl il nuoxicating in four degrees rane ng from mildly cxlnliaraltiiP to and clumsiness of hands and limbs imicli and loud alk and laughter glib and flippant remarks nnd protest that anyone should suggest Oil i STsf ail r F Providence avenue thc spscches and attendant ceremonss and Rural cemetery Nona was however and the to theSd S3W hiVbccn flngpolc for thc memorial nlot u ni nndprobably favored IS ervice in written by a g on this sustained by the court I which stated it could do nothI ing out carry out the provisions of die law Had Tomlinson filed his ob Thelma Henson six years old of 108 Edwarcjs street suffered brush i burns of the knee yesterday when i she ran against an automobile driven by Vincent Kolowski of 215 Jeffrey i street at the intersection of Third and Edwards streets The chilti to avoid being struck by a car traveling j on Third street ran against the side I of the car operated by Kolowski She was taken to the Chester Hospital where her injuries were given treat ment I drunk An official statement challenges thc reported results of Chicago Univcrsiu chemists that 32 beer isnonintoxi eating as misleading to the public nnd not scientifically accurate Quoting from an investigation made for the W C T U by Dr i waiter R Miles of the Carnegie Nui Union Laboratory Boston the state merit defines the scale of toxic svm toms as follows At two parts of alcohol por 10000 parts of blood a touch of dizziness fullness and throbbing at thc back of the head and willingness to talk At three parts per 10000 the ex pansive feeling that everything is all nothing to ill loan you some etc At four parts psr 10000 trembling At live parts per 10000 the sub jocis inhibition or selfrestraint is prncticplly cut oft hp acts on im pulvp lakes iiiivarnntrd librrtics brngs of hi nnd his ability to iw anyone but has difficulty hghiing a match One to four bottlrs of beer it was ran pioduce as much as five parts of alcohol In 10000 parts of blood terday afternoon the comrnitteemeri Conlimicd on Page Sixteen U S STARIZONA IS GREETED HERE i Many residents of the city and i workers along the riverfront caught T clle view thLs nionnng of tha u s s Arizona which passed up the Delaware River en route to League j Island Navy Yard after its shakc idown cruise The big battleship which underwent a S10000000 rccon i riitionlng job at League Island now is raed ns one of Uie best battlr wagons under the American The ship was greeted by a chorus of i whistles as it passed here The Weather SPEAKER IS ANNOUNCED J G Best superintendent of the J Lewis Crozer Hospital has an nounced that Grovcr C Talbot speaker of the State House of Rep resentatives will be the principal speaker at thc commencement excr ciscs of the nurses graduating of 10S3 which will be the chape of Crozrv Semi nary on the evening of October 27 at 8 oclock WASHINGTON Oct forecast Eastern Pennsylvania Cloudy and warmer followed by rain Friday and in west and north por tions laic tonight Western Pennsylvania Ualn to nipht and Friday warmer lonistht and in cxiremc cast porJion Friday TODAYS TEMPERATURES 6 a m 4S n m 45 11 a m 53 8 n m 43 Noon H S a m 50 1 p m55 10 a m 52 2 p m56
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