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Rumors of OCD on Way
Out Untrue Says J. E.
"Rumors that Civilian dtfens- is
on the way out are untrue," J. E.
Davidson, executive director of
the Omaha Civilian Defense Conn
Cil said Saturday.
"Some of the defense activities
formerly stressed, can now be cur
tailed," he said, referring to the
recent directive cancelling black
out and air-raid alarm tests, ex
cept on the coasts. “Other activit
ies, however, must be maintained
with no reduction in the person
nel of the civilian defense units,
Or in thejr efforts t° promote ttese
homefront war projects.
"We cannot of cou'rse, curtail
ELIGIBLE TO BUY
A GAS RANGE
UNDER THE STOVE
Here’s a fine new war
model gas range manufac
tured by Roper for those
who can qualify for Stove
Purchase Certificates. If
! you have no range at all or
if your range is so decrepit
it simply can’t be repaired,
apply at your local War
Price and Rationing Board.
This new Roper is amaz
ingly complete for a com
pact gas range. It con
serves food, fuel and time.
NOW ON DISPLAY
Our efforts in behalf of such pro
jects as war materials salvage, war
bond drives, the Red Cross. I’SO,
and the fire and police protection
through our auxiliary fire and res
cue coi^)s, fire guards and auxii
iary police," Davidson said.
"The achievements of the auxil
iary fire and rescue corps are ex
cellent xamples of the valuable
services contributed by the OCD.
which should be continued for the
duration of the war, and might
well be made permanent civic ser
vice organizations." he said.
The activities of the fire and
rescue corps are listed in a report
Compiled by Floyd S. Reep. cult?
instructor, who is leaving in March
for service in the navy. The re
port will be a part of the Omaha
Civilian Defense Council’s perman
Outstanding among the corps’
■services listed by Reep are its as
■sistance at the Miller Cereal Mills
and Searle Petroleum plant fires,
and during the Missouri river and
Papillion creek floods last spring.
Several hundred members of the
auxiliary fire and rescue corps aid
ed the city fire department in
these two big fires by relieving citv
firemen in manning1 hose lines and
by standing by at outlying fire
stations for fire calls while the
city fire department was engaged
at these third-alarm fires.
During the two flood emergenc
ies last spring, fire and rescue
corps members worked with the
Red Cross in evacuating and patrol
ing the flood areas, and later Je
j voted many days to pumping out
basements and aiding in the re
habilitation of residents.
Organized in March, 1942, the
corps has enrolled 632 men, of |
whom 439 completed the required
42 hours training in firt fighting
and first aid, and qualified to re
ceive Red Cross first aid certific
ates for emergency service in dis
The corps operates under direct
command of Fire Chief Danj l A
O’Connor, and its activities are co
ordinated with those of the citv
1 fire department through assign
ment of the auxiliary firemen to
three battalions in three districts
of the city. Fliyd Reep has per
formed the dities of liason officer
in addition to supervising the train
Since last October, when the mu
tual aid fire defense plan was es
tablished, the corps’ services have
been x-tendd to Bellevue, Ralston,
Plattsmouth, Papillioi, Council
Bluffs and Fremont, in addition to
Omaha and adjacent rural territ
Equipment received by the corps
from the Federal government in
‘ THE HOME OF GOOD
FOODS AND HOME OF
Fresh Food, Strictly
—2116 North 24th—
Mr. E. Britt, Mgr.
These Questions may decide
what laxative to give your child
Ques. Is it true that children take
more readily to a child’s laxative?
Ans. Ans, that’s generally so- Ques.
What do you mean by a "child’s
laxative?” Ans. A laxative like
Syru'p of Black-Draught, designel
especially for a child’s needs and
tastes. Ques. Does Syrup of Black
Draught contain the same laxative ■
ingredient as reliable old Blaek
I Draught? Ans. Yes, in a form most
children find pleasant to take.
Your children should like Syrup
of Black-Draught. Caution. use
only as directed. The big 50c bot
tle contains more than three times
as much as the old trial size.
Crosstown Tailor Shop
You can get hand tailored suits, dresses,
1 and slacks designed to suit your personality
I by an experienced Lady Tailoress. We
Specialize in stout figures. Men and Ladies
general repair work done. We also special
I ize in Tailored shirts.
I Mable L. Williams, Proprietress...
—2022 NORTH 24th STREET
? Women more than men
apt to suffer simple ‘
If Weakened From Lack of Iron
Due to “Monthly Losses”
You girls and women who suffer from
simple anemia or who lose so much
during monthly periods that you feel
tired, weak, “dragged out”—due to
Start at once—try Lydia Pinkham’s
TABLETS—one of the greatest blood
iron tonics for home use you can buy
to help build up red blood to give more
strength and energy—in such cases.
Taken as directed—Pinkham’s Tab
lets is one of the very best home ways
to get precious iron into the blood.
Just try Pinkham’s Tablets faithfully
for at least 30 days. Then see if you,
too, don’t remarkably benefit. Follow
label directions. Pinkham’s Tablets
are well worth, trying. All drugstores. |
-Lydia Pinkham's ▼ABLETS-1
— - -■ - -
dudes 34 500-gallons-per-minute
:railer pumps, 24 skid pumps for
ruck bodies, and 9 truck engine
pumps which are mounted on
trucks loaned by Roberts Dairy.
Brandeis Store and Nebraska Row -
;r Company and held ready for use
Pvt- CCmmodore Vaughn, form
erly stationed at Fort Leorird
Wood, Mo., taking Engineer Train
ing, spent a few days visiting his
wife, Mrs. Carrie Vaughn and mo
ther-in-law Mrs. M. Goodlett, 2311
Seward Plaza, parents Mr. and Mrs
Nathanie1 Thomas and sister and
husband, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Car
ter and son. While 'here. Pvt.
^aughn thanked his many frla*4a
for the many courtesies and well
wishes extended him while on a
short stay. Pvt. Vaughn was e»
route to Pitsburgh, Calif., whc-e
he will resume his duties.
SIOI X CITY WAC PROMOTED
Dorothy Walker, 22, WAC De
tachment. Station Complement Sec
tion 2, Fort Benning, Ga., has been
promoted in rank from Private
First Class to that of Technician
4th Grade, according to announce
ment by Lt. Lucille Y. Mayo, com
manding officer. She is the daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Nathaniel
Walker, 523 D Street, South Sioux
Clerk typist in the Personnel Sec
tion, Reception Center, Fort Benn
ing, Ga., T-4 Walker enlisted for
the WACs at Omaha, Nebraska on
June 16, 1943.
TO RETURN’ HOME
Mrs. Jensie Brown of Chicago,
find Mrs. Lide Stallworth, of Bea
trice, Ala., plan to leave the city
for their respective homes tne
first of March. They are nieces
of S. E. Montgomery. 2531 Lake
St., and came here to be at his
bedside during his five weeks of
When a Guide reporter was sent
to inquire concerning Mr. Mont
gomery’s condition, he found him
sitting up but looking very weak,
it is hoped that soon he will re- j
cover completely from his illness.
REV. T. J. DOUGLASS OPENS
LAST HALF OF UNION SERVIC
Rverend T. J. Douglass, pastor
of Cleaves Temple CME. Church
was chosen to be the speaker to
open the last half of the Union
Service meetings with Clci'.'t-s
Temple choir rendering the music
egipning quietly as is his custom
as he went along he gathered mote
spiritual fervor and lifted those
present up with him.
Probably because so many had
attended the meeting sponsored by
The Brotherhood of Sleeping far
Porters, at which Mr. A. Philip
Randolph and Milton A. Webster
spoke hi the afternoon at Zion
Baptist church, might have had
something to do with the unusual
small attendance at Pilgrim Bap
tist Church Sunday evening. But
those who were present went a
way seemingly well pleased and
C. H. HALL,
1206 North 24th street, who re
ceived a severe injury to his hand
February 6th, is improving, but
not yet able to do any work.
MRS. VERA HARRIS,
2537 Burdette street, who has
been on the sick list for quite a
while, continues to improve- A
faithful church worker, the mem
bers of Cleaves Temple CMEi.
Church are hoping that 3he will
soon be able to attend services a
Legionnaire and formerly Unit
ed States District Court bailiff here
has returned to the city and was
seen at Roosevelt Post No. 30 last
Son of Mrs. Thelma Jaco. £631
Lake street, is home on a 17 day
furlough. He is a cook second
class in the navy. He has s°en
active service. His time is n(,a' ly
up and he will return to duty come
time this week.
CLEAVES TEMPLE, SUNDAY
The morning service at Cleaves
Temple was fairly well attended *
And those present listened to a
soul stirring sermon preached ty
their pastor Reverend T. J. Doug
lass. We were all happy t° have
Mrs. Stamps and her granddaugh
ter, Adrienne Britt, back with it
Reverend Douglass left Tuesday
to attend Conference but is expect
'd back in time for services Sun
day. February 27th.
—24th and Seward St.—
By H. W. Smith
Jerry SinVpsOn one of the roast
beef knights in the Pullman adv
ice on the run around.
The RR boys are on the up and
go on service on wheels.
The Omaha Club waiters arc
tops on fine service.
The Fontenelle waiters are all
serving with a smile.
The Hill Hotel waiters are to
ing a fine job of service these days
Brother John Evans top man at
the Rome hotel and going good.
Paxton hotel waiters are up to
the minute on fine service, mighty
The Regis hotel and the Wh'te
Horse Inn waiters are going places
and doing things and are always
very much out in front
The Blackstone hotel with the
streamlined room serviceman and
all the waiters serving with a very
Take out a membership in th
NAACP and the Urban League as
we all are very much needed to
help carry on.
GOP leaders meeting in Chicago
warns Republican political leaders
if they hope to get the Negro vote
they must give equality to the
Five hundred white students of
the St .Louis university pray P>
A meeting on race relations has
been called by Marshall Field, pub
lisher of the Chicago Sun in Chic
ago on March 21 and 22nd.
Mrs. Franklin D. ROoseve’-t ad
iresses the Negro women’s plani
ng conference at the YWCA in
Washington on Friday, Feb. 11 th.
Housing project at Tuskegee to
be named to honor lost pilot by
naming it Mitchell village.
Read the Omaha Guide for all
Goldie Davis on 24th and Lake
Four boys all under 16 years cf
age arrested for auto stealing.
They admitted the theft of 20 cars
Walter Winchell an inactive Lt.
Commander in the naval reserves.
Four small children die in a tile
at WaUkon. Iowa.
NY. noon meal has been In me
red on butter, but Mayor LaGuard
ia says enough butter had arrived
Friday Feb. 1*.
Southern California had a de
luge of snow-, rain and hail. LOs
Angeles v as flooded with the
Jennie Allen, Effie McGaugh.
Leonard Hawkins, Elsie Lewis,
Lewis Garland, Rachel Walker,
Edgar Wiley. Mary Turner, Bertha
Moore and State Montgomery are
still on the sick list.
Reverend Douglass was the
speaker at the Union Service and
Cleaves Temple Choir rendered the
Mrs. Mildred Thomas, wife of
J. Wendell Thomas, 0f 2022 Lake
Street, underwent an appectoiny
Operation last Saturday morning
it St. Catherine’s Hospital.
At this time she is getting along
MRS. FLORENCE LEACH
1524 North 25th street- was taken
o a local hospital last Thursday
F’eb. 17th suffering from an injury
tp her back. Last Saturday her
condition was reported as fair.
MRS. LOUISE RIPPATOE
Omaha Guide secretary, who was
jick two days last w-eek, is now
sack on her job.
MRS. VERA HOPKINS
Omaha Guide Advertising repre
*entatfve, whose finger was bitten
ay a dog last week, says it isn’t as
jore now- as she is at the dog.
worst flood of water in 15 year* I
Brotherhood Sunday Feb. 20 was I
celebrated all over the U. S. an !
will be observed all the week.
National politics are very much
in the making1 for presidential can
iidates on the Republican ticket.
Two charges have been filed a
gainst Harry Ritter, assistant
principal of the public schools of
Rockaway Beach, NY. Ht> boldly
discriminates against colored chi id
The war department announced
on February 10th Sgt. Joe Louis
would be sent overseas to entertain.
American Soldiers and the same
boxers who toured the army camps
in the U. S. will go with him.
The Credit Union would like for
everyone to take out some shares
Three trainmen killed in an en
gine blast on the Milwaukee RU.
near Dimeck, SD.
George Lipton and H. W. Smith
say “hello" to each other on Fri
day night. February 17th near
Johnson’s drug store
Archie Clemenons, Savage Negro
dancer was sentenced to prison for
a term of from one to ten year?
in San Quentin prison in Calif, off
Hollywood way, last Thursday Feb.
17th. The charge—for stealing
$23,400 in cash and jewels from
Ethel Waters, noted singer.
NY. Legislature has a proposal
before it to have 48 votes from
NY. at a peace Conference
Are you a member of the X A A •
CP—If not, why not join an 1 heip
get two thousand members in O
The Mass meeting held at Zion
Baptist church on Sunday after
noon Feb. 20th and the coining
of Brotherhood Week was attend
ed by a large crowd and Mr. Mor
row, the well informed master of
ceremonies, was at his best in con
ducting the very fine program.
Mr. Webster made a very plain ex
planation of his experience in the!
Pullman service and the FEPC.
Mr. Randolph in his elaborate wax
received many applause as he re
lated his contact with President
Roosevelt and his fearless stand
was given the very best consider
ation and we should at all times
honor the two great speakers.
This writer received a program
of the college night held at Wes
ley chapel methodist church on
February 14th. There were 6 col
leges represented viz. Arkansas.
Baptist Collge, Hendrix (whitet—
College. Conway ,Ark., Philander'
Smith College, Shorter, Flipper-'
Curry College. AM. and N. State
College, Pine Bluff, Ark., Dunbar
High School, Little Rock, and we
were delighted to know of the Bro
therly activities existing in out
educational set-up as it will bring
results in the future for the boys,
und girls of both races.
JOLLY MATRONS ART CLUB
The Jolly Matrons Art Club met
Friday evening February 18th with
Mrs. H. H. Avant, 2715 FrankPn
Street, being social meeting and
enjoyable evening was spent.
The repast was delicious. Our
next meeting will be with Mrs.
Combs 2212 Lake Street, March 3,
which is business meeting- The
president asks that all members he
present. Mrs. Bertha Johnson Pres
Mrs. Aifren Geary, Reporter.
Who was an active member of j
the Church of God In Christ, died t
Friday morning. Her body was |
taken to Lewis’ Funeral Home. 1
who is now in the navy, preached 1
a soul stirring sermon at ZiOn Eap- |
tist Church, Sunday morning,. Feb I
20th, filling the pulpit for the pas
tor, Rev. Williams.
JULIUS E. HILL,
reporter for this paper is con
sidering an offer from an out-of
town literary society, that wants
him to furnish it with three short
stories and a joke column. The
joke column is planned to be syn
dicated. The hick is. nothing tan I
be done about it until Hill knows
for how long.
A MONTH AT HOME
Mr. Richard Ellis, the son or
Mr. and Mrs. Truman Ellis of ?5!0
Binney street, who served in the
Merchant Marine service for one
year, has just spent a month home
with his parents.
Many lovely dinners and parties
were given in his honor.
There was an elaborate cham
pagne party given at the Elks hall
2420 lake street.
Pvt. Louis White Jr-, and wife.
Mr. Jones and Mrs. Hopkins, Pvt.
Percy McClain and wife, Mr. R.
Long and a number of other guest
attended and everyone reported ^
having a lovely time.
Mr. Richard Ellis left Monday
lor New York. NY. and will return
in about eight months.
KING AND QUEEN
Joseph D. Lewis, and Anna Mae
Kenley were crowned King and
Queen at St. John's AME. Church
22nd and Willis avenue.
Mr. Voigle Watson. 2517 Frank
lin, had Mr. Leroy Fields. Daven
port. Iowa and Mr. J. B Eiia.be? of
Cheyenne, Wyo-, as bouse guest
over the week end.
WHO’S WHO IN ‘AARON SLICK
FROM PUNK IN’ CRICK" MAR. 2
Well all you fans h^’s here ’—
“Aaron Slick from Punk'.n’ Creek”
at the Urban League Thursday
night, March 2, 1944. Yes siree,
none other than loveable, laugh
able. slaphappy Aaron Slick, play
ed by Dick Lewis with Mrs. Alvin
Goodwin as Mrs. Rosa Berry, a
widow who's gonna be rich \\ hen
oil has been struck on her farm.
You will see Miss Dories Brown
as “Sis Riggs’’ a typical little tom
boy who will steal ipto your hearts
with her quaint humor; along with
Mr. Merredew played by Harvey
Carter the “City Slicker,” and with
him his daughter Gladys Mae Mer
redew, played by Miss Doris Now
land. Spouting poetry by the
‘Mysterious Young Man”, Clarence
Green played by Mason Dover.
eaux Jr-, is a scream, and is sure
to keep you roiling in the y(.ur
seat. Mrs. Tula Carteor plays iti»
part of the “Girl In Red." Como
one, come all, for you have a date
to see “Aaron Slick from Punkin’
Miss Anna Banks. 2512 North
22nd street is greatly improved
from an attack of lumbago that
has kept her indisposed for tbr
by JULIUS E. HILL
Although we have been in it for
over two years a great number of
American citizens are still lack in.
giving support to the Government's
war aims. And the American
legions all over the colntry are exs
erting every effort in trying to
make the public realize the gravity
of the present conditions.
Legionnaires, being men who
have risked their lives in defense!
of this country, are better qualified
than most organizations concern
ing matters pertaining to war For
them all the so-called glamour ha.^
been taken out of waging battle a
gunist enemies of this country.
They know war for what it is and
not as some would have it. So with
them trying to help educate the
public to the actual awfulness cf
war this more or less complacant
attitude of the majority may be
It is high time that all real
Americans realize that no longer
can 'George' do it. We have tried
to place to large a burden upon
him now for the good of the coun
try. We ALL must become 'Geoges'
and pitch in andn help in every
way possible if this war is to be
brought to the desired ending soon-,
In regards to the activities of
Roosevelt Post No. 30, American
Legion, it has in the past and is
now carrying it's respOns.bitica
magnificiently. Whatever has beer,
asked of it to do in support of any
program of the Governemt it has.
done with an ‘ALL OUT’ spirit.
But now it should staj-t doing
something without bemg asked.
For there is a lot it could do right
now in the community.
For one thing i» could organize
a labor council or board to help
secure Jobs for returning service
men now and after the war. But ;t
is quite a big Job and one that 'an
not bp handled so well if there are
so many petty differences between
cliques within the organization
that a lot of valuable time is spent
in useless wrangles and quarrels.
Neither should this setup be plac
ed in the hands of individuals who
might attempt to make a racket
There are enough intelligent! [
men in the Post capabe of hand- j
ing this job without the ncc&ssity
of placing those who are on other1
committees and are constantly on
them year in and year out having
to be called to serve. There has
been too much of that- Further-'
more this job should be one bear
ing no salary- That .vould elimin
ate those with a desire to servet
purely for their personal gain.
And only members really having
TREATMENTS FOR SHORT
STUBBY HAIR AND DRY,
ALSO “ALL" HAIR STYLES
2201 Grant JA. 3236
Classified Ads Get Resuits!
Park Ave- and Leavenworth street
Wants a Dishwater. Call HA. 7222
General Cleaning- $15.00 per week
Hours 12 to 6 p. m.
K. B. ICE ( REAM
30th & Cl MING ST. JA-95S0
Wanted a room in a Christian hume
for an elderly g-entfeman that has
four sons in the service. Would
like to have the accommodation as
follows: room on same floor as
bath and a privilege to cook once
in a while. Would like for thi«
room to be in the area between
Grace, south; Binney, north, 20th.
Street east and 30th west. Willing
to pay a reasonable price for the
'above accommodations and will b
a permanent roomer. Call WE.
0710 and ask for Mr. W. E. Brown.
" —— —
THOMAS FUNERAL HOME
2022 Lake St. WEbster 2027
! WANT TO HU V —
Furniture of all kinds—dressers
beds, end tables, chairs and chcsl
of drawers or complete home
apartment furnishings. Kettles anc
dishes. Sell us yours.
IDEAL Furniture Mart, 24th 2fc
Late Street—WE. 2224
the interest of the rost ana the;
servicemen at heart will honestly
want to do the job, when there is
no possibility of their getting hold
So Roosevelt Post if you want
to pick the tares from the wheat
; get something like what has been
suggested started and you wont
have the least bit of trouble doing
it- And remember there are over
three hundred members to pick
from and who will be willing to
[ serve and serve honestly. Why not
I gJVe them a chanCe
USO NE WS
NOVELTY LEAP YEAR DANCE
A Novelty Leap Year Dance is
being arranged by the Social Com
mittee for Saturday night at St
Benedicts gymnasium. The LSO.
Orchestra will furnish the music
am* plenty of novelty numbers '•■.•'ll
lie featured. All service men and
their friends are invited to attend
this unique dance.
ENTERTAINER TO APPEAR
AT I SO CLUB
Mrs. Violet (VIE) Anderson, not
ed pianist and singer will npp. a.r
Sunday at the USO Club 7:15 PM.
Mrs. Andreson who is playing night
ly at the Bombshell Night Club,
formerly served as entertainer with
A1 Trents. Clarence Love. Tommy
Douglas and her own original or
chestra the Harlem Swingsters. A
treat is in store for the many
friends of the USO.
The two basketball games on the
menu for the last Saturday night
proved very Interesting to the
large crowd of spectators. In the
opening game the USO. Girls de
feated the GSO. Girls by a score
of 14 to 2. This gaane brought out
many good players among the
girls and an official representative!
team will be selected and several
games will be arranged. In the
second gamp the Ft. Crook team
ost another game to the Kearney
team by a score of 21 to 15. Ihe
In all out lives there is a time
when the need of helpful funeral
service arises. At such time our
facilities are available plus ev
ery means of thoughtful econ
2022 Lake Street
NORTH 24th STREET'
1807 N. 24th St. WE-4240
LOOK AT YOUK SHOES
Other People Do
& CLOTHING SHOP
BIG SALE—Overcoats, all sizes
Shoes, No Stamps; Ladies Dresses.
Rugs, Beds, Gas Stoves and Oil
"We Buy and Sell" —
TEL. AT. 1154 1715 N. 26th ST,
'.A UN DRIES & CLEANERS
6401 North 24th WE. 6056
£324 North 24th 8t WE. to; i
next games scheduled will be Sat
urday, March 4th, when the Hast
ings’ team will display their fcal
ents for the USO. friends.
S^Mix Lemon Juice
ft TO RELIEVE
sw RHEUMATIC PAIRS
Money Back—If This Recipe Fails
Good news travels fast—many of the thou
sands of folks who now take lemon juice
for rheumatic pain—have found that by
adding two tablespoonfuls of Allenru to one
tablespoonful of Lemon Juice In a glass of
water, they get faster relief for the aches
and pains caused by rheumatism, lumbago.
It's no surprise either, for Allenru Is a
IS year old formula to relieve rheumatic
aches and pains. In fact—if it does not help
—your money back. What could be fairer?
Get Allenru today at any live druggist. Only
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nil r & OlfWHDY
gfiV |l |i W RELIEF FROM
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THEN WALK AND SIT IN COMFORT
Use Poslam—the CONCENTRATED
ointment — as thousands have.
The oily base HOLDS Poslam's
medication on the smarting skin
to cool and soothe that agonizing
itch and burn. Sold from coast to
coast for 35 years. Ask your
doctor. Only 50c. all drug stores
formerly at 24th
and Erskine St.
514 N. 16th ST.
NOW, more thanever, you want
•to stay on the job and do your
full share of the work which must
be done. Headache, Muscular
Pains, Simple Neuralgia, Func
tional Monthly Pains slow you
down, interfere with your work,
spoil your fun. Have you ever tried
when any of these common pains
have made you miserable?
Dr. Miles Anti-Pain Pills are
pleasant to take, and prompt in
action. They do not upset the
stomach or make you constipated.
A single tablet usually brings
relief. Dr. Miles Anti-Pain Pills
are compounded under the super
vision of competent chemists.
•Get Dr. Miles Anti-Pain Pills
at your drug store. Regular pack
age 25*, Economy package $1.00.
Read directions and take only as
6 LBS. OF LAUNDRY BEAUTIFULLY
LAUNDERED FOR 0NLYCO AND ONLY
7c For Each Additional lb.
This includes the Ironing of all FLAT
WORK with wearing Apparel Returned Just
Damp Enough for Ironing.
EMERSON - SARATOGA
I 2324 North 24th St. _WE. 1029
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