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About The huntsman's echo. (Wood River, Buffalo County, N.T. [Neb.]) 1860-1861 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 13, 1860)
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reasonable rates, will be done with neat
ness anej dispatch Potter, Bill, Circu
turi, Btinei end! J'iUf Cards, Blank $
f all kind; Letter and liill Head, Pan
; . phkt $c.
ffCards of all sixes Chromatic and
, Gilt Bordered Cardi.
flats and Fancy Paper for Ball ticket
- and Circular
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Cap, and Letter Paper, for Blanks.
ffiTJobt Plain. Gilt, or in Color. .
Each snbseauent insertion.
Bame, one year, "
alt months, a
One eolnnm, ene year,
" " elx months. . - . . .
, " " t"ee months, .
Half column, one year.
" " six months, . .
Oi. fourth column, one year. -" .
" " aix montaa,. I . .
" three month.: .
The Platte Talley The Home for Millions and Highway to the Pacific.
TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION f
VOL, 1. WOOD RIVER CENTRE, BUFFALO CO, N. T,, SEPT, 13, 1860. N0.15.
One Copy, one year.
aix month. . . .
, - .
Invariably In Advance.
n IE IMTSIil'S ECHO.
Till MUNTSMAN'S ECHO"
. la ruBiiBHEo
Buffalo County, N. T.
every Thursdsy Morning terras $2 00 V
year, in advance for aix months $1 60
Single copies luc.
i v.. joiiysoiy.
Tfood River, Jf. T.,
Wlt.t. attend to all colls in his profes
Won Surveying, Platting, Engineering
THE AMERICAN RAXCIIE.
' ' . 'A HOME FOR THE WEARY.
" - . W. (P. FOK.
1 KEEPS constantly on hand a aupply of
Croceries and Provisions, Garden Sauce
Cat fruit of all kinds. Liquors, Cigars,
Corn, Oata arid, In fact, everyinuig to
pluase the Emigrant.
r CATTLE BOUGHT & SOLD,
mr herded b the wetk or month A fine
Camping plec, plenty of wood and water
and a fine place for stock. Entertainment
for man and beast Everything reasonable
and fair. Call one, fall all -money or no
money ! I will treat you all alike.
Fox Springe, N.T. 2, miles east of Cot
Tl&rrftrslgned have now In operation
An Excellent Rope Ferry.
acr3ss,fflb LOUPE FORK, atGunoa the
eroesMir on the old Mormon Route. This
is the"heartjt and beat route, and always
OOOD AND DRV.
BTUhargcs aa low as at any ferry pa the
HUDSON, WELCH, FR6.STOV k CO.
Genoa, April 15, 1800. nl-tf
Important to Emigrants
. XN-SOVTS TO THX '
' THE LOUPE FORK FERRY, at Co
lurcbus, Jf. T., having been transferred in
te the possession of a new Company, form
ed for the express purpose of establishing
a safe crossing at that point, which will be
mroaai in CHAsoae,
a fixed by law, and entirely free from
Any Vexatious Delay
that are really to be avoided, is now in
complete running order, and in charge of
one of the Director of the Company. The
.public may be assured that everything will
fee dene to ensure to this
LOUPE FORK FERRY
the public patronage and support. Fo
further Information apply to Messrs. ur
ford Brother. By order of the Board.
nl-tf. O. P. HURFORD.
I J. McMAHOJf.
COUNCIL BLUFFS, IOWA.
t lm, S. CRIMES. M. o.
(LU f Cincinnati, 0.)
PHYSICIAN AND SLUG EON,
. - . COUNCIL BLUFFS, IOWA.
-Saddle and Ilarnesi MaUer,
' 5 ' " ' BSOADWAT,
' COUKCIL BLUFFS, IOWA.
Maaufaoture and keep en band everything
PACIFIC IIOI SE. ,
Lower Broadway, between Main and Scott
Streets, Couucil Biuiia, iowb.
JOn JONES, Proprietor.
THIS Houae is situated- centrally te the
business portion ethecity its apartments
large and well ventilated, and everything
about it ha an air ef comfort and conveni
ence. . nl-u.
PIONEER ROOK UINDERY,
BOOK Binder and Blank Book manu-
aeturer.tionncil Bluff. I wa. is prepared
foexseute anything in his department of
usinsss, proapuy, ana m a aunstantiai
a wortamaauke manner, ana at lew
rlesa. . . nl-tf.
thomai orricxru , w.n.M.rpixT.
' OFFICER & PllSEY.
' RE4L ESTATE BROKERS,
lid Doalsrs la land Warrants and Ex
change. ' Council Bluff, Iowa. ' ,
WILL attend to selectiom and Loca
tion of lands In western Iowa and
rVebraWa,the payment of taxes ou lands
non-residents a:d the . collection and
- Tltanee of claims. , i .-. t ;
' SAMUEL EGGLE8TON.
-USTICE OF. THE FEACE-AND
Crescent City. Iuwa,
. .. . nl-tf. ; ; '
SAMUEL CUKTO. ' . CAltB ftALDWrN '
' , CWHTOH ft ' Mi; r,.
. f AtTORSEYS AT LAW,
"XT ILL practice io"all 'th Courts In
fy Western Iowa and Xebraska.
Cenncrl Blaffs, Iwa. nl-tf.
N. r. DODGE,
Succtttor to Baldwin Sf Dodge,
BARKER & DEALER IN EXCHANGE,
Collections made at current rates of Ex
Vycbangei Exchange on all the
Cities in the Union Bought and So!
DustBouerht. Land Warranta Boueht and
Sold, and Entered onTime."'
Council Bluffs, Icwa, ' n8-tf.
. NOTARY 'PUJOL!! C
LAND COLLECTING J CENT,
Columbus, N. T.
WILL locate Land Warrants. Collect
money, Pay Taxes, make out Pre-emption
or 'other Legal papers, etc., eto.
rn.tr rates. W. O. iAMIS.
PRICE A JAMES,
Attorney atLaw,Oouncil Binff,Iowa
Mas. R. C. BAKER, - - Proprietor.
Tbls Is a comfortable and commodious
Public house where every com- .
fort will be bestowed span its
. Gaod Stables,
Hay and grain, and Yards for Stock.
Attention paid to the wanta or brat
grants Charges aa moderate aa
could be asked
WILLIAMS, SPRINGER, & CO.,
Of the above well-known Ranche (which
Is situated on the South Platte River, 25
milea Morth -of Denver City) would re
sbeetfully inform their old friends, and the
nublic eeneraiiv. mat mey nave rentiea
... ' t. . . s en. J
ana imDrovei me same, una ro uuw uic
pared to Ranche any amount of horses,
mules, aiu exen ; ana irum iucu iwug w
in the businese flutter themselves
that they can give aatisfactlon. We have
a Urpe stock of horses, mules and oxen.
to sell or traue to uie r-migram, ana mi. an
r. i . . . . i. ..ii
times will be prepared to purcnase ait
kinds of stock for casn m nana, in con-
nectiou with our Ranche, we have a good
- etock of .
and Outfittiug Gueds, for which
wt are not to bt under I old tn tht country,
and for Reference we refer to ourpatrona
generally Wiu-usia, Speikoss at IO,
JAMES K. ISH, & CO..
OMABA cut, n. t.
Ra.neetfullv solicit a call from ourchas
r. and pledge themaelvea to furnish all
articles lu their line, of a quality and at
such pricss that cannot be excelled in any
city west of the Mississippi.
Tne stock is entirely .new, and laid In
from tb best Importing Houses in the
- . - Eastern Cities.
: . -0-0-0-0-0-COUSTRY
PHYSICIANS AND FAMILIES
May rely on having tbeir or
ders filled promptly and carefully
and at aa low rates as at any other
Pbyslciana Prescriptions Coref ully Pre
, pared. o7-tf.
' HAY,' 'CORN, ; AND OATS.
Two miles weat of Fort Kearney, on the
PIKE'S PEAK, UTAH, A CALIFORNIA
Emigrants will find ths Bss t Aecommoda
. . - u .J I ....
loo jjj? . noun iuu , wvt ,
R. II. WILLIAMS.'
ATORNEY, AT LAW.
Sfflee la Second Btory Jamas' Block:
Council Bluffs, Iowa. , , al-tf.
Veimhaga A Ilornbostel.
Whouisaci and Retail DeaJert in
f sney Groceries, li( jors, fruits, eigars,ste
! N l'Ji aorth eeeond street, Bt. Louis
sio.'. i i , . nl-tf.
. r ft
Couneil Bluff'; Iutca,r
COTTAGE BY THE SKA,
Childhood's days now pas befors me
Forms and scenes of long ago,
Like a dream they hover o'er me,
Calm and bright as svening's glow,
Days tbat know o ihadeof lorrow,
Thers my yonag heart pure ad free,
Jeyful hailed each coming morrow '
In the Cottage by the Sea.
In the Cottage by the Sea,
la the Cottage by the Sea,
Joyful hailed each coming morrow.
In the Cottage by the Sea. ' .
Fancy eecthe rose-tree twining,
Round the old and rustio door,
Aad below, the white beach .shining,
Where I gathet'd shells of yore.
Hears my mother's gentle warning,
As she took me on her knee
And irfeef again life's morning,
In my Cottage by the Sea.
' In my Cottage by the Sea, Ac.
What though years rolled above me,
Though midfairer scenes I roam.
Yet I ne'er shall cease to love'&oe,
Childhood's dear andhappy home!
And when life's long lay is closing,
Oh I how pleasant it would be;
Onsome fkithfuTheart reposing
la the cottage by the Sea.
In the Cottage by the Sea, e.
neiwtsle,' spare tmt.treeT
Horseman, spare that tree t
Tis not a hitching post
Though' in its'infnncy,
. Ye( soon 'twill shade a host
Then opara,' eh, spare that tree,
For he who placed it there
Meantnot that It should be
By beast of thine gnawed bare.
Thenspare,' oh, sparejthat tree I
And neither gnaw it yourself nor let your horse.
a-.The flnejvene of, the Oriental bard,
Ibu-ul-Mutaxs, in vindication of ches, has
been thus translated :
Ob, thou whose cynio sneers expreis, .
The censure of our favorite'cbesi,
Know that its skill is Science's self,
Its play, distractienfrom distrsss.
It soothes the anxjons lover's care;
It weans ths drunkard from excess;
It eounsels warriors in tboir art.
When dangers threat and perils press;
- - And yields us, when we need them most,
Companions in our loneliness.
Headings for tne Young.
Conquering: with Kindness.
I once had a neighbor a clever
man who came to me, one day, and i
saiu, --xusnuire ane, a waiu you io;i10t into sulkcieut Hour to make asuii
come and get yonr geese awa."
"rhy," says 1, "what are my
"They pick my pigs' ears when
they are eating-, and drive them away;
and 1 will not have it'
"What can I do ?" said I.
'You must yoke them."
"That I hare not time to do now,"
said I, ''I do not seo but they must
"If you do not take care of them, I
shall," said the shoemaker, in anger.
What do you say Esquire White ?"
I cannot tako care of them now.
but I will pay you for all damages."
Well," said he "you'll find that a
hard thing, I guess."
So off 1 went, and I beard a terri
ble saualling among the creese The
next news I heard was that three of
them were missing. My childreu
went and found them terribly mangled
and dead, and thrown inte the bushes.
"Now," said I, all keep still and
let me punish him."
In a few days the shoemaker hogs
broke into my core. I saw them, but
let them remain a long time. At last
I drove them ell out, and picked up
the corn which they had torn down.
and fed them with it in the road ; by
this time, the shoemaker came up in
great baste after them.
Have you seen anything of y
hogs ?" said he.
'Yes, sir, you will Cnd them yon
der, eating some cern which they tore
down In my field."
"In your field 7"
'Yes, sir,',' said I, "hoj-slove eorn
you know, they were made to eat it.".
JIow much mischief have they
"O, not much," said I. Well, off
he went to look, and estimated the
damage to be equal to a bushel and a
half of corn.
O, no," said I. "it can't be."
J Yes'," said the shoemaker, "and I
will py you every cent of. the dam j
The shoemaker bbehed and went
home. The next winter, when we
came to settle,, the shoemaker deter
mine to pay roe for my corn.
U o' nid I, "I ball take nothing."
Afer some talk we partcc? ; but in
a few days I met hiu on the road,
nnd we fell into conversation in the
inobt frienlly manner. But when I
slaned on, be eemed loth to move
and paused. For a moment boih of
us were silent. At last he s: ii:
"I have something laboring on my
Well, what is it?"
"Those geese. I killed three of
your geese, and I sbull never rest un
til tou know how I feel, I am very
sorry." ana tne tears came into Ins
"U, well," Baia I, "never mind
suppose my geese were provoking.'
"1 never took anything ol him lor
it but when my cattle broke into bis
field after this he seemed glad be
cause he could show how patient he
"Now," said I to my children,
"conquer yourselves, and vou can
conquer with kindness, where you can
ooocjuer in no oilier way.
How a Shrewd Kentucky Darkxt
Obtaikkd his Liberty. Anthony
Keux' a colored engine driver tn
board one of the Ohio river steam
boats, being asked how he cot his
freedom, replied as follows :
"Why, Massa, my health was ver7
bad when 1 was in lientucky ;
couldn't do no kind of - work, 1 was
very feeble ; 'twas jest as much as
could do to hoe my own garden and
eat the sass : and tne Misses that
own me see that I was a mis'ule nig
ger one of the mis ablest kind, bo
1 said to her, 'Misbus, 1 m a m:e able
ruggt ftnd A aint worth noiiimg, ana
ain't worth nothing, and I ihink
you'd better sell me I'm such a mis'
ble nigge.' Now Mass.), I whs such
a mis'able nigger that Missus ngreed
to sell me for a hundred dollars, and
agreed to try to work and earn the
money to pay her, and I did, and my
health has oeen getting bet er ever
since, and 1 ,spects I made about nine
hundred dollars that time out ot that
nigger, lab, yli, yah I Alaasa.
Ready-Mads Yeast. Perhaps our
ady readers may not, understand the
best method ot having good ready-
made yeast always on hand. We in
variably have bread made from the
east cakes prepared as follows; rut
in to three pints of water a handful of
hops and nearly a quart of red j o-.
tutoes cut into sina.i pieces, lion lor
half au hour nud strain while scalding
batter. JStir it well, adding one table
spoonful of yeast, and set it in a warm
place to rise. When light, mix it
with Indian meal, j oil oui 1'iin and
cut it into round or squ re pacts.
Drv these and keep tiitm in a bag in
a dry place. They will remain gocd
for months. Before using, take one
of these cakes for each medium-sized
loaf, soak in warm water till soli, and
add a teaspoon tul of soda tor three or
four veast cakes. Add this to the
flonr with warm water, ..nd ruise in
the usual manner. Some put the lighi
yeast without adding the lndiun meal,
into close jars or jugs, una use ss
needed. It will not keep many weeks
by this method. C ountry Gentltman.
When to Skim Max. A dairy
woman in Western New York, speaks
in the emphatic tone as to the best
time; She says, the right time to
shim milk is "just as the milk begins
to sour at the bottom of the pans.
Then the cream is all at the surface
and should be at once removed with
as little of the milk as possible. If
allowed to remain unil the acid reach
es the cream or to become think it
diminishes the cream end impairs it
in quality. The housewife or dairy
maid who thinks to obtain a greater
quantity by allowing the milk to stand
beyond that time labors under a most
egregious mistake. Any one who
doubts this has only to try it to prove
the truth of this assertion. Milk
sbonld be looked to, at least, three
times a day.
gJTh. Peraian poet says : "The
worst of men is the wise man - who
dees not put his wisdom in practice.'
Wisdom that has not the power to
show itself may be compared to the
sun without light and heat, or fire
without the power of consuming, life
without animation, faith without
works in fact a nonentity. . The
Persian poet's "Wisdom" may be
more properly named smartness or
cunning the counterfeit of wisdom
as true wisdom cannot be hid.
Ths following exquisite gem is worth re
taining aid pieeerving. We doabtifthe
whole range cf English or any other litera
ture can furnish anything more simply
beautiful more purely eloqueut '
''Twelve o'clock at night, and all's well."
False prophet still and statue-like at
yonder window stands the wife. The clock
has told tho small hours, yet her face prest
closely against the window-pane, striving
in vaiu with atreaming eye to pierce the
darkness. She sees nothing, she hears
uotmuK but tne beating of her own heart.
Now she takes her seat; opens a bible, and
si?es from it what' comfort she may, while
tears bl later the page . Then she clasps her
hands, and her lips are tremulous with
mute supplication. Hist i hsre is an un
steady step in the hall; she knows it! many
times, aud eft, it has trod on her very
neari smugs, one gnaes aowu gently
meet the wanderer. He falls heavily
againsi ner, ana, in mauiam Tones, pro
nounces a name no naa isng since forgot
ten to honor. Wh, all enduring power of
woman s leve I no reproacn, no upbraid
ing the light arm passed around that reel
ing ngure once erect in "uod'a own image."
W lib, tender words of entreaty, which he is
powerless to resist, U He would, sue leads
mm in. it Is but tne repetition of a tbous
and such vigils ! It is tne performance of
a vow, with a heroism aud patient endur
ance too common, and every day to be
enchronicled oa earth i too holy and heay.
enly to pass unnoticed by the "registering
False prophet In yonder luxurious room
sits one whose curse it was, te be aa fair aa
a dream of Eden. Time was when those
clear eyes loeked lovingly into a mother's
face, when a kind, a loving fathor laid bis
trembling hand with a blessing on that sun
ny dead, wnen brothers and maters' voices
blended with her own in heart music
around the hippy hearth. Oh ! where aie
they now ? Are there none to say to the
repenting Magdalen "neither do 1 coudemu
thee, ge and ain no more Must the
gilded letter continue to bind the scul that
lo ath?s it because mail is less merciful than
False prophet there lies the dead orphan.
In all the leugth and breadth of the green
earth thore was found no sheltering nestJ
where the lonely dove could told its wings
when the parent bird had flown. The
brooding wing was gone that covered it
from the cold winds of neglect and un-
kindness. Lovs waa its luej aud so
it drooped 2
False prophet Sin walks the earth In
purple aud tne linen ; honest poverty with
lear-be-dewed face, hungers and thirsts
aud shive;s, while the "publican stands
afar orf!" The widow pleads in vaiu to
the enulned judge lor "justice ; and un
punished of Heaven, the human tiger couch
es in his lair, and springs upon his help
Ah, yes, all is well, for He who "seetb
ths eud from the beginning' holds evenly
the scale of justice. "Dives shall yet beg
of Lszarus " Every human tear ia count
ed. Xhey will yet sparkle as geme in
the crown of the patient and endvriug
j disciple ! W hen the clear, bioad light ol
eternity smnes upon life a crooned paths
we shall see tho snares and pit-falls from
which our "hedge ol thorns" has fenced
us in i and in our full-grown faith we
shall exult! ugly say " father not as 1
will, but as tho a wilt 1 Fanny Fxaii
Ardent Spirits. Independent of
its effects, individual, social, moral,
religious and political, drink wields
the club, brandishes the bowie-knife,
hurls the bullet, nerves the burglar.
inspires the thief, and kindles the
torch of the incendiary. It first drives
the dog mad and then unchains him.
And, it might be added, the idiots
who are under its influence think them
selves very brave, when in fact they
are quite the reverse having in their
mind the desire of every t ne's de
struction, fearing lest any should op
pose or hurt them.
Good Witnesses. "Did the de
fendent knock the plaintiff down with
malice prepense 7"
"No, sir he knocked him ' down
with a flat iron."
"You misunderstand me my friend ;
I want (q know whether he attacked
him with au evil intent!"'
"Oh, no, sir ; it was outside of the
Nj, do; I wish you to fell 'me
whether the attack was at all a pre
"No, sir ; it was not a free concert
affair tf teas a circus." - i
Next witness called.
"Did the defendant stand on the
No, yer honor, he stood upon a
bench and fit like the devil."
Genuine Wit.-A son of Erin, Just
arrived in llus land of plenty, being
in want, ventured to solicit aid from a
person whose external appearance
seemed to indicate that he could af
ford it. He was hewever reputed
with "Go to thi devil."
Pat looked at him in sucV a 'way as
to fix his at'enion, and ' hen very
quietly replied! ,
'God bless your honor for yjur civ
ility, tor ye're the first gentleman
that's invited mo to his father's louse
since I came to this land." - . ,
The World and Chance. Hon
often might a man, after he had jum
bled up a set of letters in a bag, fling
(hem upon the ground before they
would fall into an exact poem, yea, or
so much as make a good discourse in
prose I And may not a little book be
as easily made by chauce as the great
volume of the world 1 How long
might a man ba sprinkling colore tip-'
on canvass with a careless hand be
fore he could happen to make (he ex
act i icture of a man ? And is a who
easier made by chance than his pic'
ture? How on might twenty thoas-'
end blind; men, who should "be; sent"
out from several remote place in
Pennsylvania, wander up and doto
before they rould all meet ujon
North Common, in Alleghenny Crty,
and fall into rank and file in the exact
form of an armj ? And yet this
more easily to be imagined than biw
the innumerable blind particles of
matter should rendezvous themselves
into a world. Old Jllmanac. - '
OyA verdant Irish girl just ar
rived was sent to an intelligence office '
by the t lommissioner of Emigration
to find a place at service. Sho ws
sent to a restaurant, where "a stout
help" was wanted, and while in con
versation with the proprietor, he took
occasion to light his cigar by igniting, .
a Yesuvian match on the sole of hi.
boot. As Boon ss she saw this, the,
ran away half frightened to death, and;
when she reached the office was al
most out of breath. "Why, what
the matter with you ?" said the .pro
prietor, seeing her rush in with such'
confusion. "Och, sure, Sir, but ye'av
sint me to the auld Nick himseh ia
human form." "What doe he mean?;
has he dared to insult a help frm mj
office?" inquired the man.. "Yes,.
Sur," returned the rirl, "he's the si!d
Nick 1" "What did he do 1 Tell me,
and I'll fix him for it," said he quite
exaspeiated. "Why, feur, while" 1
was talking to him about, the wages,
he turned p the bottom of his fut, ,
and wid a splinter in hia finger, Sur, i
he just gave one stroke, and the Ur y
flew out of his fut, and burned th,.
8 lick, and be lighted his cigar with it.
right afore my own face I He's the, ,
auld JMick, shure, ur."
A Receipt Worth One Thovsaio ,
Dollars. We are indebted to ah ex
change paper for the. following recipe
which, it is claimed, is worth, the .
nhnva mm r,f mnnpv. nnd criva it nab- 1
l city for the benefit of house w.ves
- j - a-- - - i
in general : 1
' "Take one pound of sal soda ' and j
half a pound of unslacked lime, jitit j",'
them in a gallon of water, and Wil
twenty minu'es ; let it stand till.c.K)!,' , ,
then drain off, and put it in a slone , 'I
jar or jug. Soak your dirty. clothes' Jf
over night, or until they are well wet
through, then wring them out,f iutr
rub on plenty of soap: and taae
boiler of clothes well covered with'wa,-
ter, add one teaspoonful of wusiing
fluid Boil half an hour briskly, then ,
wash them thoroughly through ' one
suds and rinse well wi h water,' and -your
clothes will look better than U
old way of washing twioe before boil-"
ing." ..iw 'M
This is an invaluable recipe, aiail it
would be well to give it a trial. IViih
a patent wash tub to do the little nib-'-bing,
the washerwoman might takt 1
l he last book and compose herself flu
tne lounge, enu let i;:-w ivasning ait
self. ' ,
TavNspLARTtwo Tress. If lhtt-..i
serymen would mark the north slda
before they were taken up, and w bee '
set out to have the tree put in .tht
ground with its north side to the north u
in its natural position, a larger propor-
lion would live. Ignoring this, law
of nature, is the cause of bo many -transplanted
trees dying. If the J
north side is exposed to the SculV ,
heat of the sun, especially in the
Southern States, it is toe great for.
that side of the tree to bear, andV
therefore it; dries np and decays. - .
Sublimity. An orator says : Be
hold yon comet that sets out on ite
career through the heavens.' It shoot
ike a glance of the eye across ill-'.
jblue etherial plains. It passes out of
Jie reach of the telescope. It sails
into regions unknown. No race herse
can equal it ; no eagle upon the wing
can catch it. Thousands gsse will!
wonder upon its rapid motions.. The
birds of the air halt on their wing to
observe it; the lion pauses over its
prey to survey it the stars stand still
to look upon it, and my wife tlojt '
scolding to tsko a p?'j. . .. " , ,
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