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General Sherman' definition of war it 111
War Hti the light of Way.
Treaties, alliance and entente bare been
tbrown to wind and evidently are to count for
little If anything in the present European up
heaval. Germany Invade Luxemburg despite
specific treaty restriction nd Italy stand firm
for peace, while Great Britain would like to
do the same. The venture provoked a Russian
proposal that the czar, Germany and France
combine to teach the Briton a lesson, taking
their reprisal In India, Africa and Egypt, reepec
tlvely.' Only Prance's demand for Alsace-Lorraine
blocked the plan.
With the die cast, nothing must obstruct or
thwart the demew, war, not even the grave mile
stone of experience. Germany attack France
In the same old fashion and France meet It a
I little better than half way. Forty years evi
dently have taught France more than Germany.
The Imminence of a general European was
ass discounted from the first. Germany's hostile
declaration against Russia and France came as
! matter of coarse, so also must similar action by
England be regarded. The remaining question
Is, how far will war spread, or what powers may
succeed In escaping the maelstrom.
Whatever the results, England, now ready
with the rest, will be credited with an active de
sire and effort for peace. Like financially-depressed
Italy, though for a different reason,
England can 111 afford to engage In such a war.
Britain' lack of sympathy with Russia and Its
allies and Interests, with which the Triple
Entente obliges Britain to join, Is also clear.
What a travesty, then', Is war, when nation
with no grievance, with not even xeal enough
to enlist, must let the force of circumstantial
agreement with power with which they have
nothing In common, drive them to action!
Until the aerial fleets are mobilized, the
world I up In the air.
"Darkest Africa" shines a the noonday bub
In comparison with sable Europe.
,- The hardship of being unable to take a trip
to Europe ha It consoling feature.
Everything and everybody aeeraa to be drunk
with the war fever; even money I tight
Villa never appealed to better advantage
than at present keeping hi mouth shut.
Pressure for diplomatic post from now on
may be expected to be noticeably relieved.
It Secretary Bryan can make good now a
tha pacificator, universal acclaim will be hi.
Gee. Nebraska "aloft mad at aobody," with
the biggest wheat, corn and alfalfa crop to put
The War at Our Door Haadltn.
First of the month army of bill collector,
Highway robber fully endorse the l.w pro
hibiting tourists from carrying weapons in the
"Safety First" proclaim and American
magazine which ha recently lost a famou con
The railroad gain a partial victory in their
demand for a rate increase. 8oon we will find
out who pay the freight.
Take comfort out of the knowledge that
Abyssinia Is enjoying the blessing of peace,
Menellk being still dead. '
Tha consistency with whlcU Spain aeem to
be thus far trying to avoid the mlxup is a atout
tribute to a retentive memory.
Suppose John L. Kennedy should now sub
mit to persuasion and withdraw hi withdrawal,
and draw card In the game again.
Here 1 a man who forget to pay for three
ineal which he eats at one sitting. He I to be
envied for uch a comforting mentality.
Perhaps there may bo some gratification la
the fact that the Omaha team ha a different
reason to offer- for each day'a defeat.
How 1 anyone to tell that 'Tom" will not
pull the string to hi withdrawal of hi with
drawal aa he did to hi original withdrawal?
Huerta i said to bav put 100,000 In a
Jamaica bank and $600,000 in European banks.
Not so bad for seventeen months perqulsltlea.
If reason alwaye ruled, prediction about tha Eu
rope difficulty would be safer fit. Louts Globe
Democrat. ',If reason always ruled the present European
difficulty would not exist.
On the principle of the fleeing purse
Matcher yelling "Stop thief." the fake reformer
with beld-out fees j hi pocket seem to think
be can get away with it by declaiming against
A special train cai ru Chan Fraiula Adams,
resident of tha I'nlon Pacific; Trad U Amee. Oliver
Aasea. a R. Callaway, Char tea T. Lam-renc and S. T.
Smith, director, and officer of th road, came in
from Grand Island.
Tha First Presbyterian thunh. Seventeenth and
Dod, waa reopened for woralilp after hav la bean
closed for repair fur aeveral months.
Tha Engliih Lutheran church, corner Sixteenth
and Harney, la fast appruavhln comtJ.tlon. end th
data of dedication "111 be announced la tha naar
Cuuaty Ctmimilir.tr Corliss haa (una to Canada
for a faw weeks' vlalt, and County Commmaloaar
O'Ketfe to Chkgo for medical treatment.
WUI Tour.-, tha pleaaiac clerk of Tyrrell' Cook,
left for a vlalt in Kansas.
Lt eveiiiti- and early thla morning It waa plenty
cool enough for a iprln overcoat, and many of th
ladiea took otcaa'.on to put on warmer wrap.
Mra U. Lurwibxi, S) South Nlnetaaittii, i pie
tared to Umh elainpln and ether embroidery work.
Hav. Cummcdy of Lenvar mat with an accident
whlla driving al-out th city and wa nuratnf a
.okej ankle. -
The Freight Sate Increase.
The Interstate Commerce Commission's con
cession of a 5 per cent freight rate Increase to
the railroad of the central territory from
Pittsburgh and Buffalo to the Mississippi river,
north of the Ohio and Potomac seem to be
merely a step toward equalising general freight
rate schedules. A rate in thla section were
admittedly below the general level and too low
both In the Interest of the public and the rail
roads, the advance I not to be taken as alarm
ing. On the contrary the order should have
generally a quieting and reassuring effect. The
railroads, however, should lose no Urn In acting
on the further advice of the commission to cut
off free service and free passes, which mount
up into the million and establish a basis of
maximum efficiency and economy In their op
eration. Th! appllea not only to the eastern
road, but to the road of all section.
Wealthy Americana residing in London, have
pooled purees and arranged to send messengers
over the continent with currency for the relief
of any stranded American tourist. And the
government at Washington stands ready to dis
patch vessel In a crisis to bring back home
those who must come. Tha experience of our
countrymen who happen to be In Europe at this
exciting time, may, after all, prove but a most
interesting one, rich with reminiscence for the
future. Instead of Indulging vain fear and
anxieties for their safety, their frlenda and rela
tives at home may soon begin to envy them for
their timely fortune.
Some Figure! to Ponder Oa.
The Nebraska Legislative Reference bureau
baa Issued a little pamphlet which contains
among other things a compilation of the bonded
debt of minor munlctpal divisions of th state.
Remembering that Omaha and Douglas county
are to all Intent and purpose on and tha earn
when it come to borrowing money or paying off
obligations, the following exhibit will Invite
NEBRASKA &CN1C1PAL DEBT,
. . State K
Subdivision. Amount. County. County.
county is.u,ho ii.e7.eoe i.aM.soo
Fred not 37.500 SI.SM
City and village ... tt.M4.Mt U, MS, SSI 7.XU.011
School district ao,au l.rri.ew isa.xi
Drainage dlatrict mtu 43,45 49,f?
Total tTRCtt H.0W.S87 Sll.7et.T3S
The comparison shows that Omaha and
Douglas couaty, although comprising only one
eighth ot the population, are loaded down with
two-thirds of the state'a total municipal debt, or,
to put It more graphically, have borrowed and
are paying Intereet on an amouat nearly (9 per
cent greater than the obligations ot all the reat
of the state.
Different LaugTiag Same Thought
Predicting th early political eclipse of
three well advertised democratto United States
senators, the New York World adds thla rea
son tor faith la It prophecy: ,
Pontic! traaohary may hav Its brief period of
aelf-glortrtcattoa, but It also ha It permanent panel
ttae. Without making claii to aay copyright, Th
Bee not long ago put thl thought Just aa forci
bly, though la different language when It aald
In another, but not dissimilar, connection:
Treachery I aotna tlmae ucoeaful, but treason
la ldom rewarded.
Jor the quarter ending June 30, the busi
ness of the United States Steel corporation
yielded net earninga ot f zO,7,Sfit, a against
net earning ot ffl,Sl,000 in the correspond
ing quarter of 113. Dont let aay one persuade
you that the business depression ha been any
thing but psychological.
Huerta 1 aald to have asked Felix Diax to
tueet him at Toronto and help foment a new
revolution. Or Is thla only another one of Car
aata'a exeutea for delaying th game?
All the aweet paeans of praUe the bard
hav anag to th glory of work hav fallen with
disgust upon the ears of the "barefooted boy
with cheek of tan."
Member of certain families of Europe have
a loud call to demonstrate whether they are
good for anything besides lingering In the Up
Brief aatriwatUne ea tUnely
ey4ee UvlSeA. Tk BVee aaeamea
a towpemBlMUty for eptmleaa ef
earraevoadaaea. An latter sab
le t eeadeaeetioa y editor.
Jaatlre Between the Seaea.
OMAHA. Aug. t.-To the Editor of The
Bee; Women are asking for eelf-rovern-hient
on equal terma with men- If a col
lege or university education la required
before one may become an elector, well,
so let It be, but let all who can fulfill
the requirement both men and women
participate In government. Thla would be
justice aa between the eexes. To insist
that no woman shall be allowed to vote
because all women are not educated Is
as unjuat aa to Insist that all men be per
mitted to vote rc-arlless of the unfltneaa
of criminals. Make the test an educa
tional one If you chooe, but apply the
test to men as well as women, thus mak
ing Intelligence and not sex the basis for
rtpreaentatlon. The golden rule Is the
safest foundation for a polltlral auper-itiui-ture
and any government founded
upon a eex basis is not calling to Ita aid
the best from all Its citlsens.
Chase t aaaty'a ladaremente.
CHAMPION. Neh.. Aug. l.-To tha
Alitor of Tha Bee: I would like to aay a
few worda for westorn Nebraska, espe
cially Chase county, tha homo of a happy
and a prosperous people. Chase county
commenced to settle up some thirty years
ago and I am one of the number that
took homeateada and aa atlll living on
that homestead today. I never have leTt
it as a great many did by getting dis
couraged and tired of western life. We
have never missed but two crops In all
that time and today we have an excellent
crop of everything that will grow In our
eastern states. Wheat Is now being
threshed ml runs from sixteen te thirty
six bushel per acre, and all other amall
raln about the same way. Com Is In
roasting ear now and clean, and bid fair
for a large crop. No country haa a bet
tar place to grow stock or make money
easier than In weatern Nebraska. We
need mora settlers a we have surplu
land to make good homea for people who
don't have them. There la plenty of good
water to be had from a depth ot twenty
to alxty fret. ?o trot along to Chae
county and live in a good country and
among a class of good people.
W. L. DAVIDSON.
Letter ef Patltical Heathe
Sarrtflrlag Treth for Uaranenr'e
BOMEWHHRE, Aug. 1 To the Editor
ef The Bee: The democratto platform
adopted at Columbus refer to Wood row
Wilson and William J. Bryan a "the
greatest president and secretary sine
Jackson." Passing over the false syn
tax of thla quotation which la enough
to make William Cobbett . end Llndley
Murray turn in their graves and groan
wa come to its historic accuracy. By
direct assertion this statement put Wil
son above Lincoln, and by implication
place Jackson there too. I pass thla
But let us look at the list of secretaries
of state since the administration of
Jackson: John Forsyth, Daniel Webster,
Hugh 8. Legs re, Abel V. Upshunj John
C. Calhoun, Jamas Buchanan, John M.
Clayton, Edward Everett, William L.
Marry, Loula Caaa, Jeremiah 8. Black,
William If. Keward, Ellhu B. Washburn,
Hamilton Fish, William M. Everts. James
O. Blaine. Frederick T. Frellnghuyeen,
Tiyima F. Bayard, John W. Foster,
Walter Q. Oreaham, Richard Olney, John
Sherman. William R. Day. John Hay,
Clihu Root, Robert Bacon. Philander C.
Knox and William J. Bryan. I have
written from memory, but I think I have
tham all. Daniel Webstar and James
O. Blaine each filled the office twice.
Will any one of the aeven reapectable and
Intelligent gentleman who framed the
democratic platform at Columbus, look
the world In the face and say that they
seriously meant what they aald, when
they placed William J. Bryan at the
head of the class, either In ability, attain
ment or accomplishments?
Told in Figures
Germany haa 2,46 acrea in vineyard.
Spain laat year Imported X, 706,0)0 ton
Argentina 1J1J Import were valued
British Columbia last year derived SSI. OS
from flaherle taxation.
Bolfaat last year old 1.10) ton at
thread io tha United State.
Bavarla'a Iron mlnea and emeltere give
employment to 14.S1T pereorta.
France laat year Imported M4,S7I tens
of natural phoayhatea.
The United Btatca In 11S sold to Ecuador
104.au pounde ef dynamite.
Ecuador last year bought 'worth
of paper from the United States.
The Bulgarian government la borrow
ing SM.MO.OOO from Auatrlaa and German
Kuaalana have X13.W1.S80 invested In ag
ricultural Implement manufacturing.
California' 1M4 prune production le aa
tlmated et 100.000.000 pounds.
American insurance companies hold
policies In Canada aggregating $u68,O0O,tM.
Bavarian wine production last year waa
.177.44e gallon. Value. 35 cents a gallon.
End) ef th Romance.
Another one of the maudlin romances
baa com to grief. A Sunday achool
teacher who married a convict In tha
Tenneaaee state prison to reform him
haa applied for a divorce because the ob
ject of her affections la now serving a
eeond term of five yrarat, Woman who
are dlapoaed to Indulge themselves In there
(motional demonstrations get plenty of
warnings, but there la no hope that we
hav heard the lest ot such cases.
everssaat die at In Fatenta,
It the government haa not tbe right I
abrogate patent for the manufacture ot
munition of war la tics a of stress. It
bhould haw the right. It ruema almoet
rldiculoua that the oaner of a valuable
patent ahoull be permitted te forbid the
manufacture of a necaaoary article, er
limit tha manufacture, whea the welfare
aaad aafaty ef the entire nation depended
a a quick and full aupply.
Oaalaatoai hr the Printer.
We are thoroughly discus ted with our
eopy of th eoaatltution. having just dis
covered that the printer left out th
whole ef section 11, Article I. authorising
Louie Brandeie to make ell tha law for
th senate. '
Servia Full of Fight
Since Days of the Roman Empire Its Terri
tory Has Been Scene of Bloody Stnig-gles.
Predeeeeaora of the Serbs.
Defiant little 5ervla hat throughout Its authentic
history maintained a belligerent attitude, and when
not fighting to the dath for liberty lias been busy
with civil wars, making and unmaking kings and
dynasties. Since Roman empire days, when Ferv"s
was part of the Roman province of Moesia and waa
peopled by warlike Thraclans and Illyrians, It has
been In aurcesHlon overrun by Huns, Ostrogoths,
Lombards, Avare and other tribes. All thee have
left thnlr trace In tlie Kervlan people of today, who
are akin to the unconquerable mountaineers of Mon
tenegro and the fierce tribesmen of Albania, who
never tamely aubmltteil to the Ttirklah yoke. As
fighters the Servians are a race not to be despised,
hardy, brave to reckleaenees. filled with Intense pa
triotic spirit and with hate, for Austria which has
lived and grown for ages, handed from sire to son
among the poor herdemen who make tip the bulk
of the Servian nation.
Of a population of a little more than 4,).j0 fully
400.000 Servluns are on the army lists of King Peter.
rentarlea ef Straggle.
About 700 A. D., the Herbs, a Slavic tribe, entered
ihe Moeslan district, even then Inhabited by a mixed
race having half a dozen origins. A. D. 800 they
largely embraced Christianity and for a time ac
knowledged In surly fashion the rule or the Bysan
tlne emperors. In the eleventh century, after having
long acted aa a buffer for the tottering Byzantines
against Bulgarian and others, the Servians, become
Somewhat homogeneous, rebelled and their supreme
chieftlan, Michael, waa proclaimed king and was
recognized aa such by Poge Gregory VII. Thus be
gan a struggle for Independence which took tbe form
of guerrilla warfare and lasted for two generations.
In 1163 Stephen Nemanya became king, and for nearly
200 yearn hla family maintained a sort of rulershlp
over the turbulent, fighting people. Under Stephen
Duehan (133G-S4) the kingdom of Servia Included all
Macedonia, Albania, Thessaly. northern Greece and
Bulgaria. About 1374 a new dynasty ascended the
throne In the person of Isar I. who waa captured
by the Turks at the battle of Kossova (In Allwnla)
In 1389, and put to death. Servia bo. ame tributary
Under Tnrklah Control.
About the mlddlo of the fifteenth century Servia
became a Turkish province and so remained for
nearly 300 years. By the peace of Pasestowltz In 1718
Austria received the 'greater part of Servia. with the
capital, Belgrade. But by the peace of Belgrade In
1739 tills territory waa transferred to Turkey. Tbe
barbarity of the Turks led to aeveral Insurrections.
TCarly In the nineteenth century Cserny Oeorge placed
himself at tha head of the malcontents, and. aided
by Russia, succeeded after eight years of fighting
in securing the independence of his country by the
peace of Bucharest, May 28, 1812. The war was re
newed In ins, and the Turks prevailed.
In ins all Servia rose in arm under Mllosh Obren
oritch and after a successful war, obtained complete
eolf -government, Milosh being elected hereditary
prince.. Mllosh was compelled to abdicate in 1839,
and waa nominally succeeded by Ms son, Milan, who
died Immediately, leaving the throne to his brother,
Michael.' In 1842 this prince waa compelled to follow
the example of hla father and quit the country.
Alexander Kara-Georgevitch, son of Cserny George,
waa elected, but In December, 1KS8, he also was
forced to abdicate. Mllosh waa then recalled, but
survived hla restoration little more than a year. His
sm. Michael, succeeded him (189)) but was assassi
nated by the partisans of Prince Alexander, July 10,
MSB. The princely dignity waa then conferred oa
Milan Obrenovltch, grandnephew of Mllosh.
Independence I Recognise..
After the fall of rievna in the Russo-Turkls'ii war
of 1877-8, Mervla took up arms against Turkey, and by
the treaty Of Berlin (July 13, 1878) it obtained an ac
cession of territory and full recognition of Its inde
pendence. It wa again erected Into a kingdom In
1882. In 188S a ahort war took place between Servia
and Bulgaria, resulting In favor of tne latter. In
1889 Milan abdicated In favor of hla son. Prince Alex
ander, who became ruler aa Alexander I.
. In 1890 a regency ol three appointed aa guardian
of th young king practically controlled the govern
ment The radical alao gained a majority of the
national assembly and formed a cabinet. Factional
trouble made the first tew years of Alexander's
reign exceedingly stormy. In 1892 the three regents
dissolved the cabinet and a new one, composed of
liberals, came In. In 1883, Alexander, than 17 year
of age, took matter In hie own hands and decided
to aave the dynasty. He declared himself of age,
and took away tbe power of hla regeata and took
the reins. He appointed a cabinet, made up mostly
of moderate radicals, and hi action nearly precipi
tated a revolution. In 1894 Alexander appointed a
o-called nonpartisan cabinet and his father head
of th army, an act which cauned Rueala to break
off dlplomaUo relation with Servia In 1898. In 1894
the king alao annulled the new constitution and re
established that of IMS, giving himself more power.
But discontent and threatened uprisings caused an
other change to a freer . constitutional government
Flats ef Klwat Mile-.
MUaa and hi aon bad too many characteristics In
common to (et en well together, however, so Milan
went to the gambling resorts of Europe and finally
died an exile la Austria In 1901. One of the cause
ef th break between father and aon wa the king
betrothal and marriage t Draga Maschln In 1900.
8h waa 13 year older than th king and had been
lady In waiting to his mother. The Servian min
istry dsclarwd the proposed marriagti preposterous
and a menace to the state, and promptly restgned.
King Alexander paid no attention to opposition and
married Mme. Maaohln in "Belgrade August 6, 19PQ.
Though the marriage had been vlolenUy opvoeed by
official of th government the people apparently
had no objection and heaytlly cheered the bridal
party. The king took the precaution, however, to
line the etreete with troops. Disturbance and threat
ened revolution together with quarrels between the
king and hie wife kept the country In turmoil.
In June. 1903, a revolt occurred among army offi
cers and King Alexander, his wife and several of
his household were brutally murdervd In the palace
In Belgrade. The conspirators, comparing seme of
the principal statesmen and chief officers of th
army, communicated with Prince Peter, the . Kera
georgevltch pretender, in Geneva, and, having satis
fied themselves that he would accept the throne it.
the event of ita becoming vacant, they proceeded to
put their plan Into execution.
Mystery Snrrownda the riot.
, It I not wholly clear whether tha plot as orig
inally conceived Involved the aaaaaslnation of Alex
ander, th inference being that the murderoua scenes
la tbe palace in Belgrade resulted from the resist
ance which the conspirators encountered on the night
whan they aet forth to obtain from. Alexander hla
abdication and his pledge to leave Servia. Be thle
aa It may, the plot resolved itself Into a most savage
onalaught on tha defenseless king and queen by their
assailants, who, after having emptied their revolvere
on the 111-fated couple, aet to work to alash the body
of Draga with aabre until It had loat all human
ambiance, after which they pitched both corpse out
of th window into the garden below. On the fol
lowing morning Peter Karegeorgevltca was pro
claimed king of Servia in Alexander's atead, and
a week later he arrived In Belgrade and took pos
session of th blood-stained throne.
Recently Pater gav th regency to hla second
aon. Alexander, hla cldeat aon having been dial a
herited eome time ago for his disgraceful conduce
Recovering hi health a few day ago. King Peter
resumed bis throne. Servla's part in the recent
bloody struggles la th Bslkeaa la still freah In the
public memory. Detroit Free Praa.
St. Iouls Times: The truth Is that war
ts an ill wind that doesn't blow anybody
Wanhington Herald: Tbaik ftoodnexs.
Uncle furn doeen't hsve to assume any
responsibility for conditions In Servia.
New York World: To a looker-on In
Vienna It must sppear that tbe wish was
father to a good deal of hostile hurry.
Baltimore American: Why not a aov
emment yacht for every cabinet mem
ber In this era of democratic economy
Pittsburg Tost: There Is plenty of
money to move the crops, and plenty of
cars to do the hauling. The consumers
will do the rest.
Wall Street Journal: Only thing that
prevents an active movement la the stock
market is an absence of buyers with real
money to Invest.
Boston .Transcript: To avoid criticism
why don't the Texas senators transfer
that S2r)6.000 appropriation for the Trinity
river from the rivers and harbors pork
bniTH to the good road bill, an.l hnve It
marked-down srtb leu t ) snve M on tbe
original prices." VVablnston Stsr.
Knlrker What sort of a man Is J n '
Rocker Well, ha could eat h s vi i.(
or. the eol snd do It grscef ully. N .
"Io you hse any differences of opinion
In your family?"
"Terrible. Why, It couldn't he any worse
If we were all members of the supreme
"Isn't Deeds, the lawyer, a rather ex
"By no means. I've known him to mska
one suit last for several years." Roston
WITH THE HUMORISTS.
"Would you forgive me If t kissed
"How can I tell beforehand?" Judge.
Norniandle Can you dress within your
Bartram Yes, but It's like dressing In
an upper berth. Pennsylvania launch
"They rail the head of an Indian tribe
chief, don't thev?"
"Yes. but what of It?"
"I was .lust thinking. Then, of course,
his daughter would be Mischief. Ho
stupid of us not to have thought of 11 be
fore!" Columbia Jester.
"Are you economizing ?"
"I should say so." said the man wln is
always cheerful. "My wife bought enough
"My! What an elegant wife vmi have!
In fact, she is not at all your style:"
"On rtnndays she Is, though." Munii ii
Rill Whst was she snapping st you so
Hiuch for during the tennis game?
Jill Oh, that's the only wav ahe Ihm-is
she can play snappy tennis. Yonko: s
"Do you see that man going alone with
his bead In the air, sniffing with his
"Yes: 1 know him."
"I suppose he believes in taking In the
good, pure ozone."
"No; he's huntlnif for a motor garage,
I believe." Kansas Cltv Star.
Midsummer! Yes, on western plain
Tbe heat-waves undulating play:
RriKht fleecy clouds, pressuring rain.
With laughter mock and hie away:
While yellow com and ruspet wheat
In reverence bow nnd oft repeat
"O Ijove. noon Thy tnercy seat.
We thank Thee for the ripening heat."
Midsummer! Yes, on weatern plain
Tbe harvest ripens for mankind:
And latiKliIng clouds itch veins will drsln
- When need demands God s pledge to
So yellow coin snd russet wheal
Obeisance make anil still repeat
"O Iajvc, upon Thy merry eeat.
We thank Thee for the ripening heat "
Midsummer! Yes, on western plain
What matter if the heat waves play?
Though fleecy clouds the showers restrain
The fields mature for man today.
So .loin, ye men, with corn und wheat.
With reverence bow and oft repeat
"O Love, upon Thy mercy seat.
We thank Thee for the ripening beat "
Omelia. 'JOHN AI.BKRT WILLIAMS.
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