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   Odessa American (Newspaper) - January 3, 1954, Odessa, Texas                                 •ad «Mâ «I AU nhmiUmh im  the Odessa American  HOME EDITION  WL.immno.tu  urt' -üMMtor tur)—»  WIM  ODESSA, TEXAS, SUNDAY, JANIJABY S. 1954  MM: TM •  Vknâfkwl Tft»  vom-wmm  For Meeting  With Jap Wife  PANIfUNJOH. Siindftjr, Jan. Claude J.  ^Miekr. tlie mwad Anerican war prisoner to change his llifed »liDttt ebmmuniara, flies to Tokyo, today for reoiU<Hi i|iUi bis Japaneie wife while XUied authorities waited ex-wetedly tor more unrcpatriated American captives to make ^rm for freedom.  ^ Batchelor. now that his job of fining in U. S. InteUi-T.." -officers on the remain-  lloliday TrafTic leaffas Contimie four Each Hour  in^21reluctant American prisoners was done, was scheduled to fly to'Tokyo at 10 •a.m.  The Kermit. Tex., corporal will go to an Arm>' hospital for further nrtedical checkup. And he will see Kyoko Arkal. the Japanese firl he married In a Shinto cere-monj' in 1949.  Batchelor said her letters influenced him greatly m choosing to M. iimt«^ return home. Last October. Cpl.  By uuMd Frws Edward S. Dickenson of Big Store  jBoliday traffic deaths mounted Gap. Va.. returned c< his own free •» the rate of about four an hour will and shortly after his arrival Sllurday aod the National Safety- home was married. ^iMnl warned drivers to "re- jn j^kyo. K.voko went into se-qra^e their care elusion Saturday night while await-  •^Traffic accider.U: during the first ing the return of h?r husband. She ^ hours of the New Year* hoi- left her house with her mother May which began at 6 p.m. Thürs- and sister to stav with a friend.  toulcd 182. ri3-cs killed ZJ, she said she could n^^t sleep at plaiiic crashes six and miscel-"home because of t^K-phone intcr-toeous accidents 37 for a total of ruptionj and calls by newsmen  and photographers, l^nseasonabiy warm and balmy K>-oko wrote BiJtchelor x.ster-«•Mher beckoued motorists to the ¿av tolling him sise was making qjpi road throughout much of the pj^^^ for a second hone\ moon at tMMOtry, but a storm hit the Pa- Atami. a resort cit.v. in south cen-cjBc Northwest with gusts reach- tral Japan. She wrote: ins «2 mües Per • i am saving up what I want to  One man was küled at Olympia. ^^ you until I see vx)u tomorrow.  Wwh.. when hxt by a fiUling power j y j^^ j ^^^ j,i,le to sleep  ---------- .------^  teppled . .  Marr Luckenbach rode out the g.- possible  outside the She addressed the letter ' To  Wash., harbor as Zftoot waves- ^  battered her hull. ^ ^ ^ ^  The National Safetv Council had Batchelor stole from the pro-estimated in advance that New Communist prison compound ear-Tear s traffic accidents from 6 p.m. ly New Year's morning to ask for fll«rsdav to midnight Sunday repatriation. He d-sclosed at a wouki towl 360 for an hourlv av- Seoul press confereice vesterday of 4 that some of the 21 Americans left  rilatfas were running; slightly be- behind might change Üwir minds low the anucipated average, but »"d decide to come out.  Batchelor described himself  President Modified Tax  Ike Will Also Deliver Five Additional Talks  FIAS OF REOS  mpm 6HtL  SOU>liR AFAIff  For Loot lakeii  - f-  lnBankHol(bi  AUGUSTA. Ga., Jan. 2 (UP)—President Eisenhowerj merlin Jan. 2-UP-Fear of will submit "modified tax programs" to Congress shortly the Soviets stood Saturday between after he delivers his state of the union and budget messag-lPvt. Homer H. Cm and the pretty | es, it was disclosed Saturday. ¿¡ii^fh in! HOUsaON. Jan. 2  "moified tax pro^s" were dis- J-JSrSiif K^p"" ^^^Svi^  No details of the "modified tax programs closed but the President recently stated at a news confer  ence that he saw no need for new taxation.  Mr. Eisenhower also will deliver ! at least five supplementary mes-j ' I sages to Congress, probably thisi ; month, dealing with such pro-jgrams as an "improved" fram plan; i and amendment to the Taft-I j Hartley Act.  The President will return to jWashingt'jn late Sunday, winding ;up a 10-day holiday during which, f I he spent much of his time writing I speeches at a cost to his beloved ig-olf game.  She Gets Ired, Locks Stamps In Postal Safe  cox. of Oklahoma^aty. was in -^^^uTl^i—^ — ^ the U. S. Amy guardhouse m account for only $3.400 ff  lin until a formal Army investiga- iq^j ^ ^  tion confirms his stopr that four ^^^ „^ ^lown to  years ago he was d^ed and paid $3,400 in small bills for a aiw kidnaped m the Soviet sector of automobile shortly after a 19.j«ar» Berlin. ^^ . ^ , old Hous:<m National Bank cm-  His sweetheart, red-haired Ii«eipioye handed the mooey ovei t© aa Brenner, was in Vienna with his accomplice Tliursday morning at family. the bank.  Both were tryl g to obtain James Davi^ MiteheO, 23. alias enough money for pretty Inge to Jimmy Richardsoo. and his «nlci come to Berlin to see the 33-year-Mary Lou Richardson, U. weTe^ old American she plans to marry, rested by FBI agents in New Or* But Inge was kidnaped by the Sov- leans shortly befbre midnight k  iets in Vienna about four yeare ago aight,  - -- -  CHECKS CLOTHING—Cpl. Claude Bafchelor of Kermlf, Te*..  ....... .... ..... who broke with Communism New Year's Day, is sKown at a  . The wind up«»^ trees and itHiight. Ì am praying'in the inean^ press conference in Seoul Saturday as he geh the feel of newly  ir'liSSiS'-rSf 'M ir-^-iS?," H Am.rie.n dortln, .ff.r of ...ri,;. Commi.  blues. (United Press Telepnoto)  Claude Batchelor Grins. But Refuses To Speak  ALICE. Tex , Jan. 2 —UP—Mrs. and her mother fears that if ^e Mitchell is the man named by He will probably arrive at the Marguerite Mullen, who has been ^oes to Beran, deep in Russian Oonny Ncsris Allen, the young Wink capital shortly after 6 p. m. est. postmaster in Alice since 1934, territory, she wilj disappear again, employe, as having/ecnved tiw Early Mondav he will confer with locked up all (he stamps in thei "Mother is afraid the Russians monev in^ rest room at tbejlink. iRepublicjin House -nd Senate lead-postoffice Satia-day because she y^ kidnap me again.' Miss Bren- Still at large is Nick MiWM, iers to sarvey the results al his thinks she was fired for political „gr said in Vienna. "Sie doesn't 45. Johnny Gonzales Navart^SMi [programming and speech - compo- reasons. ^ant to let me out of her sight."; surre^ered shortly after Mki»  IsiUon during the Augusta stay. "Mr. Summerfield (Postmaster romance between Cox and sign^ a confession llureday njM^  After another mormng session General Art^ S^erteld) may^  Saturday between the President ha^e to sho^n ^ i« « Soviet prison camp last ^ a^ Na^iro are beinf.K^  and his chief advisers on the State ake care JSJ' Jfar. She was released by the Sov- "«^^JOO tends. ^ .  of the Union message. Press Sec- »"»«^« iets in mid-October and Cox was ^ gSL^ii^S  ireuiy James C. Hagerty said: a iew!'^^, ^as foS^'ears back pay ^SXu STiS'^S'^  President will ouUine in his State  of the Union message wUl be sent„„ts, tw. nosttrfficr elosi>d of being absent wittout leave—a U> Congress during the first few ^ postoffice closed ^^^^^^ ^^ indicated  wwk.s of the session. hq:.- anything-was a formality since he was  They will mclude specific sug-, ^^^Sltio"  her  us any^'tceo*  ------Mitchell had only $17.01  process^ ^ch the ^ . L  Allen signed the Thursday ught  SEOUL Sunday, Jan. 2 UP—Cpl. letters won him back from t om J. Batchelor left Korea munism. Sunday for Tokyo and a reunion The young Texan who is in the  safety experts warned that an up- Batchelor described himself as swing usuallv occurs at the end of the leader of balky captives but a hcfidav, especially when weather other accounts have ttat  is conducive to travel. f r^ J^'^^'  «„.-rth^u*« th*. hifhwav death ard G. Corden of East Providence, rate iSwll Sow tiiat of the I- «»d a British Marine. with hi« Japanese wife whose love first hour of the New Year desert-  murderous pace ot the recent Neutral custody over the prison-; Christmas holidav period when ers is due to end Jan. 22 when i^ricans died in traffic at the the reinaining captives ai» sdmi-i nte ol about seven an hour.  / the Keos againsi ms wm. statement after 10 hours << <nfc»-go.>;tion.s for an improved agricul-(Ji^'^¡""J!'""* "But, for the moment he t during which his rifeberr  tural progpm, amendments to the ". .ui^ 're of any ready cash. He told the Army.^j^,^^  was b '.;ea when he tHnsed  .Taft-HaiUey) laoor management ^^eJl^ent stamps, so I don't think,he wants to marry Mi^s Brer^r „„ telling now he got a brief^M act. a broad, revised housing pn> pausing a h^hip on any-'and wants her to come to Berlin as gOs. 10s andl^  gram, modified tax programs and ^„p * soon as possible. through the bars which guard tht  program;^ to provide better health " ^ wpij.,.,-- and protection .social security) for ^^^^  our people.'  First Contestant iß Political Wars Files for Ottice  uled to be recUs^fied as civilians , Batchdor spent a second night Saturday in the 121st Evacuation Hospital at Seoul.  Examinations so far ha\c show n him to be in fairly good health. Yesterday, under heavy guard from (xitside iotrjsion. he spent .much of the day writing in his hospital room.  Fighters Stop Big Forest Fire  . . .. , „ , , . , LOS ANGELES. Jan. 2 -UP— into the plane. Hv rifu.^od to speak, y. S. Kwest i>ervice reported  'lowever. Saturday a brush firo m the An-  Ht> wa^ accomiwiiiod hv an gole.s National  ed the pro-Communist camp fur American war prisoners left in a regular medical evacuation plane' from Seoul's municipal airport.  Balchclor smiled al newsmen who shouted "how dvxs it feel to be back?" as ho walked up a ramp  *Peace OtfeasiYe' Halts liulo-Cliina Fighting By Reds  HANOI, Jan. 2 —UP—Commu- , ■ „.. , , , .rnnii ^.-rt«  . Armv sfcuntv asont Withhini on cd 15.00»» acie.-.  nist forces massed m northwestern ^^^ 12 injured soldiers ucd at W milli-jn was  there will be in stamps. I think the Republican executive; committee in Houston approved ai new postmaster last Tuesday, but apparenOy it caught Washington oni a holiday weekend and no action' has been taken."  Since she is the only bonded postal employe in AUce, the stamps and money will have to stay where thev were until a n^w postmaster  Bank Deposits Hefe Still Rise  The  combined deposits banks — the  of  through the bars basement vault where he worked.  The young bank employe. Jama« Mitchell and Navarro were diarg* led with violation of the Federal Bank Robbery Law. Technical fed> eral charges as material witnesses jwere filed against Nick A^tdteO land the won^.  All four men were named ia state felony theft charges. Until  the First State —  is Appointed. She will keen regular Odessa's two ^ti^^ K«.,^« .t postoffice until National ana  have continued Mullen's salary was $6.070 and 1953 WM no excepUon  he arrives. Mrs.  I i.ro in me An- ghe is a Democrat and was  a DemocraUc appointee in 1994. ti And she said she doesn't object tl  contained  And she to the sdoQs  , the New Orleans amsts.  First search for the three missing peofte had centered along the Mexican borc^Gr  to rise each year ^^^^ ^^^ ^^ ^^^^ ^  ^^ , , , ._______ hu an all. woman had numerous*relatives in  The total dei^'t^ »ijt an all-  time record of $32.411.0^1. at ..j^ ^^^ ^ ^^^^ ^ ^ ^^^  the close of t)usiness on L^. Ji. p^t all the relatives." Fa^t  syst-3m. per se. be-officials reported Saturday. The^^gj^j  At a 40.minute news conference Indo-China were hold at biiy for or. strolchvrs and an equal number A Fonst Scrxicc dispatcher said "that's how l got my job." First National Bank's deposits Meanwhile Josouh F Sank^Mu  k ■ i^iuim HI mill II 1 thaf XT^it. ____________ u___ lt ^^____ ^ «■•  the last mile of Uk; flamina uer- r, ^ ^ _______^^ -xaa'>nn anti -^. . . ' .  per-  control would depend on  imeter was "contained." and final  flaming  whether  I 26 , ^|FBI agent total Tilt search for  Ike's Messogt To Full Rodio, TV Airing  __ „ he recommended that the Neu-,thc eighth consecutive day Satur-oi walking injured.  J'S^i^^'^'f^P .n,ld ^.in« „.c When a.Kc^  County employe, Saturday offi- the Indian-guarded pro^mmu-i^^ter offensive mav du^solvc eTtcLlor I few n^-stiZs tho remained calm, cially became the first contestant nists to remove secret weapons,Soviet Premier Georgi MalcnkoVs^'^ said^ " he "won't firefighters wene at  In the bi-annual political struggle, such as daggers and to investigate -peace offensive ' answer vou." T week-long blaze WASHINGTON Jan 2(J>—Pre.c- Frrst" SUte had $11,066,031.64 for  "«iS's rssa-risi '""Sssr^s^^Man» is? iaTasrt? rrif ^^^^  Iiiea -J. - Tnrfi-.« «-h.vh u., 'Communist attack coincided, with cortcd him from an ambuhuKv to ¿av afte r it destroyed 7 800 acres Congress next Thursday, will be the First State had $10,681.4:^.99  ^o MalenkoVs "good wiU' message to the plane. The doctor watched until of wate 'hed carried by all radio and television for a combined total of $29.074.-  h«- ctMii-nhiSK ^Lii^^ ^^ United SUtes. Batchelor diciappeartd through the The Mt Wil.on fnv which for a networks. 196.  Tl^e Soviets apparently hoped to Planc door and then said to news- ti.I^m^S the iam^d' ¿bse^^ ^ The starting time is exited to The combined total at the c ose  ^r^^in^™^ Ktte^'^tihe ¿OTn«^^ ^at «ca^ lure France into agreeing at the men: . t^rv and several television trans-be around 12:30 p. m. EST. The of business on J^c 30. 1950 was  SL^Sf^t to^^'wSd iTI^^ 25 Berlin Big Four foreijm "He has a very inaiJoquate and mission towers, burned on a 36-time wiU be set definitely by con- $22.637,909.76. The First National  -WW UW Ui.» , . .«Atbo^i ».♦."i.ZrT*^«_________Iministcrs talk« to Biir Fiv,. talks piUful Dersonalitv. That boy's eoine mile oeiimeter before it was stop-gressional resolution.  in charge here, said tb« br Nick Mitchell and tb*  amounted to $21,344.200.26 the First State Bank's  $11.066,863. ^ ^ „ ibaby - blue getaway Oldsmobflt  On Dec. 31. 1952 the First Na- (Texas license No. MF-7762) irj tional had $19.157,793.15 and the, tionwide.  manager. liiea as a tbe position ol Ector County Treasurer.  ii^ ^ ««M AMif^ liiir slthnMshl - «.n « ministers talks to Big FiVe talks pitiful personality. That boy's going,mile perimeter before it was stop- gressional résolu  Jî'Sd^'^ would setüe to have an awful tou.h time.'? Ipod. opens Wednesday.  ttey would be in varkNis races. ipossiWe #or ether Americans to "t indochina war.  Mrs. Bigcs has lived In Odessa ¡achiev« repatriation but declared;, four days aiter a guernlla-re-tónee ma, cwning here with her that such an escape "might Commui^t division m-i  imsband from Fort Stockton. They difficult.- ivad^d the Indo-Chiae^ kingdom of  Km OA children. Mrs. Riggs' - w,« ♦«m »rw^.^,.» th^t r«.«™.. and cut Indo-China in half,  SKieSter ashoA'üVln 1946^ Sí ntSnTci'-%  *,deputy^^ collector here. She t^crwith tí? "sl"(Sm-  ^Ms employed for three years m pound.  & county clerk's office and was ^ j former member of t ^^ officials in  «deputy district clerk for most of SvTston w^fca^ísupreme commander  «S^í^e resigning Nov. 15. fiBvarre and (^mis-  ITnot employed at present. ^ ^ Maurice Dejean,  ^TtL lobfli Ector Qnmty Treas-I He went through a. long period flew to the Laotian administrative m»w ^ by Mr* S R.I®' "tense mdoctnnation, he said capital of Vientiane Saturday to sEmJwMv Whn wa« anoointed to'®"^ became known to his iellow;check on French preparations  Progressive that ease the Reds do ^attack  Court when her * squeai. --  who had been treasurer 17  Congress had $M.290.Q79.91 and the First State had $8,347,829.85.  2|iars.  died.  Midlond Bonk Deposits  «e»  i:o|B Investigate pangM Slaying  *** af, m., Jan. 2 -UP-  twdiqr iavattifatad the  __ lha« the gm^xad slay-  a orooufitt John (Buddy) Lu-was c«uuected with the miss-  pifiee revealed that  Reporters asked whether Batch-jelor thought three other Texans in I the c(Hnpound also might ask re-' patriatioo. He replied: "I'm hop-j MIDLAND, Jan. 2 (;P>—Midland ing they will. After I came back,bank deposits today were reported its possible they might." 'at a record of $72,745.370.  Duchess  List Of  Nearly Misses Best Dressed-  iMi»  , 5»-yetr-0ld tormer member j NEW YORK, Jan. 2 Wi—The the former wife of Stanley G. "the notorious 'Cuckoo" gang,¡Duchess of Windsor not only re-;Mortimer Jr. of Tuxedo N. Y., I been questioned recentfy in tlie|iinquished her titie of best-dressed and was a New York fashion editor mdlk lor .the mirtng <303,720 ran- wwnan in the world today—she berTore her marriage to Paley in  almost «lipped off the list. 1947.  was a friend of ex-c<m%^t| 1J53 «bamf^ is Mrs. Will- Compared with many others on  Coel^. P«^ ^ New York, wiie of  a witaei^ be!^, the federal the head of Columbia Broadcasting Mnd jury hweetigatieg the ran^jsygtem. fen disappeinince. !^iigar iwisihot to death Friday Wa rural roMtelde near here. A ¿wnan witness said she saw two ^Ln force Utt»r f^om a car and tSen one of the men shot him.  the "bestdressed * list. Mrs. Pal ey's wardrobe usually is not lavish, but is notable for its simplicity and perfect taste. Others on the current list: 2. Mrs. Winston Guest of New  For several years it has been a seesaw battle between the two fiamous fashion leaders, with Mrs. »„i^  SlrpSSli.'Si.'iJ'SS" " Mrily^n New York,  Brst puce U uo alkl IM» daughter ot the founder ol the  Balmy Weather Covers Nidwed  By United Press .  A winter "heat wave ' puslMd I temperatures upward to almost M [degrees at some points Saturday :in a belt stretching from Kansas and Nebraska to the southern Great Lakes region.  ; Forecasters said the bdmy i\/eather would continue in the |U«a j until Saturday night when a nuun of fresh Pacific air will nn^. Temperatures will drop sonoin^hat then, they said, but will stS^ re> main wefl above normal.  Chicago was promised a maximum temperature of around SO de> grees. It was 46 at 11 a.re.  Some cities reported tefmifera-tures 25 to 30 degrees abo«» «or* mal maximums for the dat^;., Bus* sell, Kan., had a high cm IwW Year's Day of 59 degrees weather bureau said r neiiOnv« of warm air would push th|Miier> cury to similar levels agall'Sun-day.  Bright sunshine prevailed 6ver the entire southern half of the^ iia-tiwi. The onlj' precipitation ia the Pacific northwest, whieht^had rain, and along the Canad^ der where some flurries a^ snow was reported.  The coldest spot in tbe was 12 below zero at Ckrfbaii. Me.  Texas Fatalitf TollMowAtmi  TheWeather  Mia. 43  S3  ae n  25  43 »7  ra  41 40  This Jhe wife of Chrysler Motor Co. and wife ofi  ^''^JZif» ♦ o, its chief executives.  "Si' ^^^¿Z < Mme. Henri Bonnet, wife of  ^^^ the French ambassador to the currently c»«tarring with diaries rjniij^ statPR  Boyer .in the comeiy, "Kind Sir.-^^l^rs ^^¿ndol:  Actually, since there  jdace.  the list nss 17. names, iwiife "of the oui rSso was a tie ipr ninth Y?rk JouSafiimerican.  tdolph blishe  Hearst Jr.. ler of the New  TO QUIZ GOUZENKO—Kidding about "going fittiing," Sen. frain from Washington Sahirday for C«iMd« fo hold a smf ators William E. Jenner (R) and Pat McCarran of the Senate questioning of former Soviet code cleric. Igor Gousanko. Internal Security Sub-Committee are shown as they departed by (United Press Teiephoto)  Senators Leave For Secret Session With Ex-Red  WASHINGTON, Jan. 2 OP—Twv> EST tomorrow. But it makes suv happen. After we cross tbe bender this requirement but acMflad it senators.in quest ^ Soviet ^ »JfcS, Canada Ste'^JSt^ ^ tbe alter cd SUle D-IK-iip.  left today tor a secret interview, interview Jenner.atjlnt sa^ only that he  somewhere in Canada with Igor for weeks, explaining bis subcofn-  I to find  6. Oveta Gulp HdU>y of Houston the international p^, which has and Washington, only woman mem-been conducted by the New York ber of the Eisenhower Cabinet. . ^ , ,, ^  Dresg Institute since 1940. tallied! 7. Mme. Louis Arpela of Paris Gousenko. former Russian codc mittee wants to find wt if Oou-votes irom more than 1.000 fashion and New York, whose husband is clerk who broke open a Soviet es-l»®"'?®- f'^cly aitacfbM to ^ authorities over the world in sr- in the Jewel firm of Van Gsef and „ Soviet eml^ssy Lt Cana^, has to-  riving at the new list. Arpéis pionage ring in 1945. ¡formation that might help uncover  Mrs. Paley is a daughter of the. 8. Princess Margaret Rose of Chairmah Jenner <R-Ind> of the addiUonal spy ictivitiea to the late Harvey Cusbing. famed Bos- Great Britain. Senate Intiarnal Security subcom- United States,  too brain surgeon, snd sister of 9. A tie between Mrs. Henry mittee, and Sen. McCarran (D- Surprised by newsmen at ^ two other famous beauües. the Ford H of Detroit and Mrs. Alired oefno^aUc member Jenner said: twiw. (X»  former Mrs. Vincent Astor, now the G. VanderbDt of New York. . »enior ucmocrauc memoei ^^ be nail but we  Î^'L« iiîLK'M^ÎSt wife-of artist James Fosburgh. and 10. The Duchess of Windsor and «Î ^ subcommittee, left on a don t know where well  and his coOeagM irere going on •a Utile triR" and MeCanan joked •bouT&häf. BUt «Than asked if ttkey woidd see Gouaenho, Jenner replied. "If we dant see him, we're wasting «ur ttaw."  Canada set strict coadilioßs before eoasenting to nrrwgt the in-  ~ is that it WiU have undisc give  By Untied The usual rash of Sa shootings and accidents certain to move the Teua fatality toll abov« fb^ M 1 tbe rosier of persons who lently reached 19ft late "  Traffic deaths accou most half the deaths, laneous mishaps, indi daimed the litres at 61. ddaa nnd suicides tte total wnt  held the  Goutaaito took a sheaf of pnpm with hiot when he wniked out dC Ihe Sovitt embassy. ,He taOnd fraely tn m Canadian ■we of ny onomiiation, witti  thTunitcd Stnt««. fallowed. Siace then. Gouaenho has been livteg with hi« family nt an Eloseo  necäoaa^hi  a  pnvlinaBt of  hSid«7 ]  i Mrs. John Hay Whitnty. She is Mary Martin.  jtrain due in Montreal st 8:15 a.m.jfor \  met but we final any a« to puhli«!^ given any sumed name and n be taken'informatkm obtained from Gou-,of the Royal Ci  thu interview or when it wiUizeoko. Jenner at first objected to Police.  place under an Id under próteetiaO Canadian Mounted  pnrlod  ________SfVt»*  ending at midnight Ji  lnhi MWijiii  Avsm» Jm 1 OP Bip. HiImi B, Skwwii of awMNaMcd Saturday h* candidate fM* county a Midland county in «da democratic pnmaiy.  I  Éiâi   

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