The Oregon daily journal. (Portland, Or.) 1902-1972, February 08, 1910, Page 7, Image 7

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Institution Introduced in 1827
by Young Frenchmen Con
. ducted by Secret Societies
Vat Great Cost.
Austin T. Buxton)' Master of Oregon State' Grange, Replying
to M. C. .George, Also Declares New System Came as a
Protest of People Against Rottenness of Old Plan. .
. ttf Frederic J. Haakln.
Washington! Feb. 8. -The New Or
leans carnival.' which will end tonight.
la tha oldcat Institution of tha kind In
By Austin T. Buxton, Mastor of tha Ore
ton State Grans.
A ahort time ago I wrote-, for "tha
Orange Bulletin an article regarding tha
proposed aaaembly project for tha pur
pose f Indicating to members, of tha
grange tha principles which,. In my Judg
ment, should govern them as members of
tha order In this matter,
' It seem a, however, that It w given
wider publicity through tha columns of
The Journal and, naturally, tnera are
' tha United States. That of Havana la
probably older, and similar celebratlqns I aome who do not agrea with ma. Among
In other, parts of Latin America may these appears to be Honorable M. C
claim a atlll greater priority, but they George, a gentleman who from my boy
are all of , different; character. They
share the popular, spontaneous, 'unor
ganised bent of the- Italian festivities
on . the day preceding- Lent, whereas
,New Orleana' carnival Is French by
origin, and resembles if' It resembles
Mnvthtn that nf T- f 1 m mu- K.
of Mardi Qras waa Introduced Into tha tn8 Primary law was hot Intended
Crescent City in 12T. by some young Interfere with the-holding " party
' Loulslanlans on their return from the conventions and that, therefore, It hae
i French capital, where they had bean pot superaeded the convention system, as
hood I was taught to honor, partly be
causa he stood high in the councils of
ins ttepuoiican pariy,, uuv iiu'r
cauae ha - occupied important ! official
position.' '!,,'," ' ', ;i I
As to aeorre's Attitude.
Mr. George undertakes, tn the first place
I had suggested, without discussing
the technical oolnts ha mentions in sup-
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Th... i- 4 . , lpon vl in in (niuviun ; H,um;
..Y." ""-"; "1,rw"'u" "Mcall attontlon to the existing fact that
sent to complete their education.
Was Prints Affair.
maskers, somew'hat primitive no doubt,
but. sufficient of novelty in those early
daysiof tba city to prove a great suc
cess. Every year thereafter the experi
ment was repeated, and each time grew
; In popularity. Out the celebration was
then quite different from what It is now.
The maakera provided their own cos
tumes, there was no preliminary organ-
'moat part, on foot, and music, if there !,'' '?E
were such, was hired by private sub
scription on the part of each little co
terie of paraders,' Generally, the festi
vities came to an end with a ball at the
St Louis hotel or the Salle d'Orleans,
at which only tha elite of the ariato
era tic old city waa preacnt
' From theae beginnings the evolution
'of the New Orleans carnival may be
traced along two well defined lines,
quite distinct on&trom the other, though
related In their common object The
first Is the development of the open
air pageantry, which 1a the chief at
traction of the carnival for vtsltora to
tha city; and the other la the perfect
ing of the unique system of masked
we have not been called upon to witness
the same character of political events
since the adoption of the direct primary
that we did before.
No man knows better than Mr. George
the political history and political meth
ods In our state under tna convention
system. - He knows that we have had
practically but one great party In the
state for many years. He knows that
the one party has been so far In the
minority that there has been no real
contest for principle between the parties,
but that it has always narrowed down
to a fractional party strife for the spoils
of office. t
Demoralised by Strife.
Mr. George knows that this condition
had caused the Republican party to be
rent by factions and demoralized by In
ternal strife long before the direct pri
mary was thought of and that this not
Infrequently reaulted In the election of
a candidate of the oppoalte party. As
Judge McGinn has aald. the direct pri
mary "Came to ua aa the protest of the
people agalnat the rottenness of the old!
balls which Is the main feature of the P'an. old politics and old leaders or tne
carnival for the neon e of New nrln State wltnout regard 10 lacuon, nvu
Tha Men nf th nam - i, that "No one could name a convention
worked out In Mobile. Ala., in 1831. and that was not corrupt and not controlled
was thence transplanted to New Orleans 'or th aelflah lntereata of some man
in 1839. 'In the latter year an immense or set of men."
cock, over six feet high, rode in a car- It no severe tax to the memory to
rlage at the head of- the maskers, and recaI1 tn fact that under the old po-
delighted the crowd with stentorian Htlcal methods the sinister shadow of
crowing. -Nothing more ambitious seems J?8 United States senatorial contest was
to have been attempted till 1857. when c8t athwart the threshold of practically
the carnival, aa New rri- kn. u every convention hall In the state and
today, came Into existence with the or- whenever men assembled to consider po
ganltatlon of the Mystic Krewe ef Htlcal matters of high or low degree, of
of all tha words of the English language,
But Z submit that It Is not a question
of Jaw, out Just, a matter of plain fact
that tha direct primary has knocked a
lot of the rottenneas and oorruptlon out
of politics and this la tha simple reason
why. many of us plain farmer folk be
Ueve that It should ba retained.
. Mr, George pretenda to be Inspired by
tha same spirit of friendship for the
direct primary, that others ara profess
ing, who, at tha sama time, ara plotting
Its overthrow and. In one of bis friendly
moods undertakes to show that the. aa
option of his assembly Idea would be no
menaca to it , , ..... . " ; '
If tha direct primary did not 'super
ede tha convention. If the convention is
pot now legally out of commission, and
If a restoration of tba convention, dls
gulsed thou ah. it may ba under the
nam of "Assembly." Is not expected
again to supersede the primary, then
why ara Mr. George and others of his
ilk so determined that it shall ba re
stored T Dare Mr, George to answer hon
estly whvT Can It be denied, as J
charged before, and as Mr. George has
Inadvertently admitted.- that tneyiex
pact machine Influence to sgaln control
the convention and, through the conven
tion, to dominate and control, and to
virtually annul tha primary?
Mr. George undertakes to tnaKe raucn
caDltal out of the statement that the
assembly will not make the nominations
but only mnke suggestions and tha nom
inations will finally depend "upon the
secret ballots of the people", to oe
sure, It Is at laat a question of getting
the votes. The assembly candidate for
any office wlU get all the votes the as
sembly influence In every district Is able
to throw to him. a
is Assembly a Menace? ,
Tha Independent candldatea for the
Wealth and. Fashion of . New
;. York Attend Wedding of
Miss Electra Havemeyer and
J. Watson Webb: 1
New. York, Feb., I. St. Bartholomew's
church waa "crowded 'with , the wealth
and fashion of New. York this afternoon
at tha. wedding, of. Miss Electra Have
meyer. daughter of Mrs. Henry Cv Have
meyer, and Jamea Wataon Webb, eldest
son of Dr. and Mra, W, Seward .Webb,
Th. ceremony , was performed by tha
rector of the church, tha Rev. Dr.
Lelghton parks, who was. asalated b:
Dr. Heber Newton and Dr. Peabody o:
Croton, , n
Miss Louise Jackson, a cousin of the
bride, waa the maid of honor, and tha
four bridesmaids were the Misses Anita
Peabody. Margaret Dix, Ethel CowdlD
and Katherlne. Atterbury. - The groom
was attended by his brother, W. Seward
Webb Jr., who acted as best man and
met the bride at tlte chancel steps. The
ushers were Messrs. Vanderbilt Webb,
Robert Bacon Jr., Joseph Burden, John
Hlgglnson Jr., George Whitney, How
ard Roome, Whitney Kernochan, Erneat
Tracey and Gordon Abbott.
The bride wore a French gown of
white satin with long train and cov
ered with point lace. Her veil was of
old point lace, and aha carried a bou
quet of bride roses and ' lilies of tha
valley. After the ceremony tha bridal
party and Intimate friends were taken
in carriages to the Havemeyer resl
ence In East Sixty-sixth street where
an elaborate wedding breakfaat was
The bride Is well known in society.
C New
Idea :
., Maga
zine Febru
ary Number
Sensational ilk Sale
Genuine Eaiah Roufrh Pongee Silks
at an Extraordinarily Low Price
yax Uesl Wur Bcsi
K Quality . (KJJYdQuaI!ly !!!l!5
Rogers & Thompson p
She made her debut three years ago,
same office will divide the remaining but has not been out since the death of i
Societies Entertain.
great or of little importance, it was dif
ficult to eliminate this influence from
Comus. which still exists .the oldest thelr deliberations.
an probably' the moet Important, bo
rlallyi .of tha "Now -Orleans carni'vnl so-
Prasent tystem Batter,
Mr. George knows that-we have had
cletles,v selected as the subject of Its none of these things under the present
first pageant Milton's "Paradise Lost.
After the parade the organization gave
a ball at the Varieties theatre, in con
Junction with which a eeries of tableaux
was presented Illustrating sueh subjects
as "The Diabolic Powers' and "The Ex
pulsion from Paradise." The second of
the carnival organisations was the
Twelfth MRlit Revellers, which came
Into existence in 1870, it gives an an-
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other Important carnival organizations
are the Knights of Momtis and the
Krewe of Proteus. th former organized
in isiz tne latter in ibss. iney, witn
the Krewe of Comus. always anorar on
the streets of New Orleans by night,
and after the parade entertain on a
lavish scale at the Inevitable ball at
the French opera bouse.
The day time pageant of the New Or
leans carnival is provided by the Rex
organisation. "Thls society Is essentially
the "popular' carnival organization. It
has tha largest membership, spends the
most money and claims a certain pre
eminence In carnival nffalrs. Its "king"
Is king of the carnival; Its "queen" is
queen of the carnival. Rex was or
ganised in VI 872. The maskers who had
' filled th streets at Mardi Gras with
their gaudy costumes. wxre In that year
assembled In one organisation for the
entertainment of the Russian Grand
Duke. Alexis, then a visitor to New Or
leans; and the bond of union thus
formed .was sufficiently strong to hold
tha members lit the federation . which
came eventually to be the most pic
turesque of the whole carnival, t
Mask Ball Sooletles.
In addition to these societies there
are aome six or eight important organ
izations which make no street display,
but limit their efforts to giving an an
nual ball at the French opera house. Of
these,' allusion has been made to the
oldest, the Twelfth Night Revellers. The
others, listed In order of seniority, are
Atlanteana, Oberon, Nereua, Mythras,
raiaiamans , ana uiympians. At mese
balls the members of the organizations
appear In mask, and the first four
dances are reserved for them and for
their partners exclusively; after which
the floor Is open to the other guests. To
ba asked to share In the maskers' dances
system. Possibly I was tn error In say
ing that the direct primary had "super
seded the convention:" I do pretend to
comprehend the full legal Interpretation
votes among themselves, according to
the amount of personal effort they may
be able to put Into the campaign. It
will always be a divided field or indi
vlduala against the organized force of
the machine.
I repeat the question, who Is the can
didate who would be rooihardiy enougn
to try to get a nomination by any other
means than the convention, after it hod
once been fully restored to power Then
what Is the further use tf the direct
primary? Is the assembly a menace?
Thinking people will pause and consider.
Mr. George concedes that the assembly
candidate will always get the votes "If
good assembly work is done." And, per
mit me to suggest, the Influences that
control the assembly will see that "good
work Is done," not only in the assembly
but afterward, throughout the primary
campaign, If there Is one. They always
did do It; why are they so anxious now
If they do noti expect to do so again?
For all of Mr. George's display of fine
legal points which he pretends to be
lieve will obviate a'l causes of friction
between tlife two methods, I am still per
suaded that If tha people .wish -to re
tain control of their political affairs
they will Insist on the direct primary
remaining. If they wish to turn the
nominations over to the same Influences
that controlled them before, they will
consent to' the restoration of the con
vention or tho assembly.
Is one of the proudest honors of the
society womfen In New Orleans.
At these balls one member of the or
ganization Is always selected to preside
as "king." The throne Is shared by
some young woman, usually a debu
tante, called the "queen." To wear the
tinsel crown of the Atlanteans, or of
Mythras, or some other of the minor so
cieties is an Important event In the life
of any young woman In New Orlean:
while to be "eueen" of Comus, Proteus
or . Momtis, is to score a triumph of
dazzling brilliancy. All these distinc
tions, however, pale before the honor of
the "queen of the carnival," the occu
pant of Rex's throne and the recipient
of the bomage of all New Orleans.
Generally, queen and maids are
chosen from the families of members
of tho organization. This rule has been
occasionally violated, as. for Instance,
when Winnie Davis, "The Daughter of
the Confederacy," was chosen to pre
side over one of the carnival balls.
Miss Davis has no relatives in tho
carnival organization which made her
its "queen," but her case is hot looked
upon aa establishing a precedent.
Jewels Given to Honored Ones.
The "king" is always some member
of tho organization who has been long
in service His Identity Is made known
to the whole membership, in the case
of all the organizations save Rex, only
on the night of the entertainment. Rex
which gives two pageants, one today
and one tomorrow, has two kings,
whose identity is revealed ,to the mem
bers just before the pageants start
The King of the Carnival." is the
monarch who will preside over the Rex
festivities tomorrow. His name is
eventually made public by the New
Orleans newspapers, and Is the only
one In . connection with the ' carnlva
which is thus revealed, all the other
'kings' remaining unknown so far as
the public in general la concerned. The
beautiful jewels worn bv the carnival
kings ahd queens, made abroad and cost-
uMJ "For 4. rm'i&d
.QflK . fine, rich, Y'
. or plain I(mmI,;v- , jzsgsz&
cqually valnaWcf5" '
r-and saving." '-, ! IfS
Indispensable fiiifci1!
For Home Baking W
t VJ--11
ing MOO or $500 per set, become th
personal property of the wearers, .the
gift of the organizations.
Balls Ara Exclusive.
In order to understand what the
carnival balls are. two points must be
borne In' mind. The first Is, the es
sentially private character of these en
tertainments. The societies consider
that the parades are for the public.
but the balls are for themselves. In
vltatlons are therefore hard to procure
and are highly valued. The other point
is, . tbat these carnival balls are the
descendants of the old "king parties"
popular in colonial Louisiana, and' still
enjoyed In the rural parts of the state.
In theae scattered communities, where
the week-end dance Is the1 main amuse
ment. It is customary to crown some
young man "king." who is thereby put
under obligation to entertain at a sim
ilar ball within a specified time. These
continue until the advent of Lent puts
an end tosuch gaitiea.
The average carnival society has be
tween 250 and 400 members, and the
dues range from $25 to $100. There are
probably less than 3000 men, whose
time, money and brains make and pay
for tha New Orleans carnival. They
represent the most exclusive circles in
the city. Who they are is a matter of
speculation, as the names of the mem
bers are jealously guarded. In fact,
everything about the carnival is kept
a profound secret, partly because it
is necessary to make the pageants ef
fective; but also because the mystery
whets the enjoyment of the participants.
The maskers upon the cars in the
carnival processions are the rich prom
inent and exclusive citizens of New
Orleans. It Is sometimes hard for the
visitor to understand that elderly busi
ness men, bankers brokers, noted
lawyer and Judges should be willing t,o
don the mask and costume and undergo
the" fatigue of a carnival parade, but
such is the fact
Expenalva Entertalment.
On the .carnival parades and the balls
of the six or eight minor societies, New
Orleans spends from $160,000 to $175,
OOfll. The average pageant costs from
$13,000 to $20,000. These sums are
drawn almost exclusively from the
pockets of the members. In addition
to the dues, every member appearing
In mask at the opera house balls Is ex
pected to present flowers and souvenirs
to the young ladies with whom , he
dances, which., toe-ether with th ex
pense of carriages and auppers. seldom
amount to less than $100 for' tha even
ing's 'entertainment. . .
rioata Work of Art.
For many years tha chief carnival
pageants were designed by B. A. Wlk-
strom. the New Orleans artist, who died
In New York last year while at work on
the Hudson river pageant. The finest
floats are made by one firm, a father
and his sons. In their huge workshops
on the outskirts of New Orleans the
work goes on rapidly throughout tho
year, two or three, cars' being completed
every week, ao that within, eight months
the Comus, Proteus, Rex Taud Momuu
cars are all completed.: It is the fact
that nowhere else In the world can
workmen equally Ingenious be found to
undertake this sort of labor, that makes
tha New Orleans carnival unique. In
fact Uhe; failure of attempt after at
tempt to ,, Imitate these pageants . lias
led to the curious practice of other cit
ies buying the cars ! after they ; have
been used - In New Orleans. Rex gets
bapk some of the money It spends .this
way; but the other large organizations
do not sell their cars, nor make,. any
attempt to carry over from year to
year' anything of importance. Vast
throngs flock to New Orleana to see the
her father two years ago. When aha
attained her twenty-first year last fall
she came Into possession of a large
share of the millions left by her father,
who was the head of the great sugar
refineries of Havemeyer and Elder.
J. Watson Webb, the bridegroom. Is a
namesake of his grandfather, the late
General J. Watson Webb. 'He also Is a
grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Wil
liam II. Vanderbilt, his mother having I
been Miss Llla Vanderbilt. Mr. Webb!
was graduated from Yale In 1907, and
soon afterward went to Milwaukee to
gain a practical knowledge of the rail
roading In the offices and shops of tha j
(.mcugu ei iNortnwcsiern rauroaa.
carnival pageants. The number Is con
servatively estimated at 100.000, and the
sightseers aggregates an Immense sum
probably over $1,500,000.
Tomorrow Meeting of Clay Workers.
International Water Power Plans.
Toronto, Oht.r Feb. 8. Tha Interna
tional Waterways Commission held an
Important meeting today at the Queen's
hotel in this city. The applications of
the St Lawrence Power company, Lim
ited,, and the Long Sault Development
company to' construct works In the St.
Lawrence river, near Bernhardt Island,
for water power and other purposes
were the principal matters considered
at the meeting.
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it a an unprecedented silk Durcruue ov our
New York buver from an overstocked job
ber at less than regular wholesale cost,
These silks could not be bought from the
manufacturer at anvwhere near the or ice at
which we offer them to vou. ana no woman
within reach of this store can afford to
overlook this splendid saving opportunity
The assortment includes;
1 1
About 9000 Yards oi Rog
er. & Thompson Rajah
Rough Pongee Silks
7i INS WIDE Fashion's chosen fabric
for 1010 Comes in all the correct new
shades of wistaria, garnet, light blue, brown.
mass m mm i r ass. -ana g-nrsn nairpii. rnviiie. a i !
.. Miira1 e-kf at1--B.
rine uiuc. iiat y. lit. aiamtu , vw, mw.
. . at t1 1 la...l .mm1
Tf tp Mian mar ar wiiue anu' MLUiai liu
orerL Shantunsr congee silks axe included
in this sale. All are the celebrated Rogers
a mi . -....a.: t.. !.!
jmt nnmruinn nnn ErswaR 1 1 ar m iiraiJiiiui ueniia
M aV--i-rowss wwa.-r-v mmmmf -f
. . . . J -ML- ..-U a... L. vUv m..
asnn - war-sn aiiwm bhit rnuuvn i aa am i in ucia
feet dreaa fabrics for waists, coats, suits and
e-owns. and is suitable for both day and
evening wear in fact, it is an ideal fabric
for the discriminating and correctly dressed
woman. The standard once of K. ft T. 24-
inch pongee silk, from Maine to California,
is $li5 a yard. AT THIS, SALE THE
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No Mardi Graa at Paris.
Paris, Feb. 8. Tor the first time I
within a generation there was no Mardi
Gras carnival In the French metropolis j
today. In all the churches Shrove Tues- ;
day was observed with special services
of thanksgiving, but all of the carnival
parades and festivities customary in the
past were by popular consent abandoned
because of the recent flood disasters..
Well for artesian water at Kcho la
down over 800 feet and will be bore,
till water is secured, if possible.
Complexions Ara Cleared and Pimples
Disappear Overnight Without Trouble.
Tho dispensers of poslam, a new akin
discovery, ask that notice be given that
no one is urged to purchase it without
first obtaining an experimental pack
age. Everyone who has tried It . knows
that the 50 cent box, on sale at the
Skldmore Drug Co., the Woodard,
ClRrke & Co. and all drug stores. Is suf
ficient to cure the worst cases of ec.e
rtOj where the surface affected Is not
too large. The Itching ceases on first 1
application. It will also cure acne, !
tetter, blotches, scaly scalp, hives, bar
ber's and every other form of itch, In-;
eluding itching .feet. Being flesh col-!
ored and containing no grease, the prcs-,
ence pf poslam on exposed surfaces,'
such as the face and hands, Is not per- '
cefrtlble. Water and soap cannot be j
used in conection with it, as these lrrl-!
tate aiil prolong skin troubles, some-1
times even causing them. ' j
As to the experimental package of j
poslam, It can be had free of charge by
mall of th6 Emergency Laboratories, 22
West Twenty-fifth street. New York.
It alone is sufficient to clear tha com
plexion overnight, and to rid the face
of pimples In 24 hours. '
Opening Sale Spring Wash Goods
received a full new line of Dress Ginghams, of
best standard quality. Hundreds of new styles,
in all colors. The very best values to be had
anywhere at this price.
NEW POPLINS AT 20 Our showing of new
Poplins js unsurpassed. You have choice of all
the new plain shades, in all colors. It's a very
popular wash fabric that has a permanent mer
cerized finish. .
NEW SILK MULL AT 39 Dainty new Silk
Mull, shown in a large variety of beautiful floral
styles, in attractive, colorings. A very desirable
r t i. . . i : . . j
laoric, very mucp yurpr,l:cu.
NEW BATISTE AT 18 A full showing of all
the best styles in light, medium and dark colors.
NEW -PIQUE AT 25A very ; seasonable
fabric, comes in a variety of stripes and figures, in
light colors.
SATIN FOULARDS AT 25One of the most
popular fabrics for Spring, comes in beautiful de
signs, in dark colors. It is 32 inches wide.
NEW SHIRTINGS AT 15 An unmatchable
showing of new Cheviot Shirtings, including all
styles, n all colors. They are full 32 inches wide.
SCOTCH ZEPHYRS AT . 25 New t Scotch
Zephyrs, shown in all the new styles, in rich col
orings. They are full 31 inches wide.
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Knit Underwear and Hosiery
This crreat annual sale offers unusual opportunities to purchase
well-known brands of Underwear and Hosiery at a reduction of 25
and 33 1-3 per cent. All the following items consist of broken linea
of our regular stock, and not job lots bought for the occasion. Here
are a few of the many values :
Children's Hose, 25c Quality lOo
A most extraordinary sale of children's fast-black, fleece-lined cotton
Stockings of good, durable quality. They come in all sizes from 5
to 8li and in lxl and 2x1 rib;-suitable for boys and girls. Reg- "J Ap
ular 25c values, closing-out price XUi
Children's Hose, 35c Quality 19c
A great special sale of children's fine black cashmere Stockings, made
with double heel and toe, of gray color. They come in lxl and 2x1
rib, and in sizes 6, 8, S'A, 9 and 9. Regular 35c quality, clos- "I
ing-out price, the pair , AaC
Women's Vests, 75c Values 35o
This lot consists of women's fine gray wool plaited Vests, in all sizes;
well-finished, good-fitting garments of seasonable weight, that OKp
have sold all season at 75c, closing-out price Otll
20o Women's Hose at 10c
The last opportunity this seasou to purchase wo
men's fleece-lined Stockings' at half price. They
are made of fast black cotton, with full seamless
leg and boot, a,nd come in all sizes. Best " A
Vests and Pants 60o
Women's fine white wool Vests and Pants, in all
sizes; the vests are hand-trimmed with silk, and
the pants are finished with equestrienne . top.
fine, nign-graae garments, sold regularly
at $l.uu, closmg-out price.
A Sale of
's Shoes
All Rose City Park Cars run
through. Iaurclhurst. ! Take car J
at Third and Yamhill sts. Sales-1
men on the ground, : Office 522
Corbett Building.. .
New Styles in All Leathers 81.40, $1.50, $1.75 Vals
Tomorrow morning we begin our February
Shoe Sale the annual event which Portland
oeoole have learned to wait 'for, knowing from
experience the values we give. One of the
most important offerings of the event is our J
makes in vici kid and chrome calf leathers.
These Shoes come with heavy and light soles
ana are inaae witn iiyi lengin vamps, sona
.Camel uiaiMCS ami wuiitvis auu paiciu KJctLiiri
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