Corvallis gazette. (Corvallis, Benton County, Or.) 1900-1909, January 27, 1905, Image 3

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Strike Spreads to Every Industry
In Russian Capital.
Alarm Is Greater Than Over News or
Defeat in Far Eastern War
Czar Is Guarded.
St. Petersburg, Jan. 21. With riot
us strikers to the number of hundreds
of thousands parading the streets of
the capital city, and the continual
spread of the feeling of unrest through
out the empire, the Russian govern
ment is in a terrible predicament
Even worse than the news of the disas
ters in the Far East is the alarm felt in
official quarters over the domestic Bit
nation. Troops are guarding the pal
ace and all public buildings, but it is
not deemed wise to call upon them to
suppress me disorder, eiraui i" ex
treme cases.
Late Friday evening an organized
mob attacked the Marcus cardboard
factory and attempted to throw the
manager from the window, and it was
reported that the strike fever had ex
tended to the Alexandrovsk machine
works, where 7,000 men are employed;
the Baltic cartridge factory, owned by
the government, and Baron Streglitz'
cloth factory, the latter employing
3,000 people of both sexes ; the state
distillery and the Kaller and Beckman
distilleries. The employes of the
, Russo-American rubber company, the
"Youkoff hoop factory, and a new cotton
spinning establishment were the latest
acquisitions to the tied-up industries
At the latter works the police were un
able to control the mob of strikers and
the military were ordered to their
assistance. It was learned-late Friday
night that the employes of the State
Playing Card factory, the Vagounine
paper mills, employing 1,000 t hands,
the Atlas machine works, the Wolff
Ma printing works and numerous other
large plants had joined m the Btrike
The city is almost in darkness, owing
to the strike of electric light employes,
and it is stated that newspaper publica
"tion will be suspended.
.- The situation grows hourly darker,
-and the prospects for a settlement of
the difficulties vanished when the min
ister of finance refused to receive a del
egation of workingmen.
Russian Soldiers Shoot the Workmen
Who Would Appeal to Czar.
St. Petersburg, Jan. 23. Yesterday
was a day of unspeakable horror in St.
Petersburg. The strikers of Saturday,
goaded to desperation by a day of vio
lence, fury and bloodshed, are in a
state of open insurrection against the
government. A condition almost bor
dering on civil war exists in the terror
stricken Russian capital.
. The city is under martial law, with
Price Vasilchikoff as commader of over
50,000 of the emperor's crack guards
Troops bivouacked in the streets last
night and at various places on the
Nevsky Prospect, the main thorough'
fare of the city. On the island of
Vassili Ostroff and in the out sections
infuriated men have thrown up barri
cades, which they are holding. The
empress dowager has hastily sought
Great Strike at St. Petersburg Is
Involving Thousands.
About 58,000 Ironworkers and 50,-
000 Cotton Mill Operatives
May Join in Strike.
St. Petersburg. Jan. 20. The strike
situation is becoming very grave. TO'
night there are 58,000 men out on
strike, and the movement is spreading
to the big cotton mills, which employ
Hay Answers Note of Russia's Com-
plaining Against China.
Washington, Jan. 19 Count Cas-
sini, the Russian ambassador, was this
afternoon handed Secretary-Hay's reply
to Russia's complaint that China is
violating neutrality. At the same time
the note was dispatched to the Russian
ambassador, copies were transmitted
to all the European powers which en
dorsed the agreement for a limitation
of the zone of hostilities in the lTar
East.'-. '- ' - - -
Secretary Hay's noteTis plain and
sharp, although framed in the most
polite diplomatic language. Faith ' is
expressed in the declaration that China
has not committed any breach of neu
trality, but has done all possible to
maintain a correct attitude towards
both belligerents. Russia is urged to
abide by the agreement confining the
war to definite limits.
At the same time Secretary Hay for
warded a note to the Chinese govern
ment, through Minister Conger at
over 50,000 operatives.. Meetings have
safety at Tsarskoe-Selo, where Emperor been called for tomorrow, at which So-1 Pekin, in which China is asked to con-
Nicholas II is living. cial Democratic leaders will use their tinue the strict enforcement of neutral-
Minitr r.f the Interior Sviatonolk- tmar.t n,Wvm-H tn nonvert the strike lly 80 tnal neitner Kussia nor japan
Mirsky presented to his majesty Satur- into ' a vast political demonstration,
day night the invitation of the work- which at the present crisis might have
men to appear at the winter palace and most 8erioua developments. The au-
ly u get rid of it Is by forking th
ground over carefully and picking It
out piece by piece. Even the smallest
bit left In the ground will start Id'
receive ineir pewuon. thorities are adopting every precaution
ror's advisers had taken a decision to f J r .
tho to avoid an outbreak, but tne bociai
BUUW Ok U1U1 nUVA IVDVluuu Avuvf I
emperor's answer to the 100,000 work- Democrats are spurring on the strikers,
men trying to make their way to tne an(j there is great danger of a collision
palace square yesterday was a solid ... trnnnH whih wollid be ai.
arrav ot troons. wno met mem wim
rifle, bayonet and saber,
most- sure to be
followed by red flag
can find any cause for complaint. An
inquiry is also made as to the allega
tion put forward by Russia that China
has been guilty of many" violations of
Secretary Hay already knows what
the reply' will be, and the question is
asked for the sole purpose of affording
an opportunity to deny the Russian
charge. China is afraid to answer
Russia through her own representative
at St. Petersburg, but is anxious that
Hay Unloading: Rig.
Here Is a plan for unloading hay
with horse fork In barn or on stack
which I find Is very convenient and Is
cheaper than any set of haying tools
and I believe Just -as good. We have
used It for two years and realize Its
value. Fasten pulley blocks at a ana c
In cone of barn. Then with an open
ring fasten another pulley to ring In
hay fork. Then tie one end of rope
to open ring, after it has been closed,
and then through the pulley at c, then
flow n through pulley at b, which Is on
fork, then through pulley at a, then
through a pulley at d, which Is down
on barn floor. All that is necessary to
change the fork so as to drop hay in
either mow is to untie rope from fork
and tie opposite end there. This meth-
The priest, Gopon, the leader and demonstrations, accompanied by great tUg be done th'h Secretary Hay.
idol of the men? in" his golden vest
ments, holding aloft the cross and
marching at the head of thousands of
workmen, through the INarva gate, mi
raculously escaped a volley which laid
low half a hundred persons. The fig
ures of the total number killed or
wounded here, at the Moscow gate, at
the various bridges and islands, and at
the winter palace vary.- The best esti
mate is 500, although there are exag
gerated figures placing the number as
hieh as 5,000. Many men were ac
companied by their wives and children,
and in the confusion, which left . no
time for discrimination, the latter
shared the fate of the men.
The troops, with the exception ot a
single regiment, which is reported to
hare thrown down its arms, remained
loyal and obeyed orders . But the blood
which crimsoned the snow has fired the
brains and passions of the strikers and
turned women, as well as men, into
wild beasts, and the cry of the infuriat
ed populace is for vengeance. The
sympathy of the middle classes is with
the workmen.
President Endorses Emmons' Report
on Effects of Immigration.
- Washington, Jan. 23. In jMfiajjsmit
ting to the -senate today a rejgrt by
Lieutenant G. T. Emmons, of the navy,
on the condition of the natives of
Alsaska, the president sent a message
Passengers on O. R. & N. Robbed in
City Limits of Portland
Portland, Jan. 23. While the "Spo
kane Flyer" was rushing ' through the
darkness between East Portland station
and Thirty-fourth street, shortly before
7 o clock Saturday night, four masked
bandits entered the rear door of the
Walla Walla sleeper, the last car of the
train, and at the point of a pistol com
peleld the occupants to deliver their
valuables. The robbers -then stopped
the train by pulling the air cord, sprang
off into the night and disappeared.
They fired several shots as the train
bloodshed. The community is full of
sensational rumors and rioting is gen
erally expected. - ,
In conjunction with the Epiphany
celebration, which will occur tomrrow,
the meetings of strikers will make the
day a critical one for the police. Thus
far, however, the strike has preserved
a purely economic aspect. The great
industrial quarter of St. Petersburg
presents the appearance of' an armed
camp. The idle lactones are surround
ed by cordons of police and patrols of
infantry march about the snow-covered
The strikers are led by a priest
named Gopon, who is idolized by , the
workmen and who represents them
negotiations with the emplyers.
This is the first great strike in North
ern JKussia. , Hitherto tne workmen
have been unorganized, , and previous
strikes in St. Petersburg have not in
volved more than 10,000 men. The
strike leaders claim to have funds
enough to hold out for a month, but
this is doubted, and the lack of money
and the privations of winter and per
haps government interference are ex
pected to make the strike short and
The strikers, who at first' declined an
offer of financial support, are re,xrted
to have accepted a contribution- from
The strike has an important bearing
on the war in the Far East, as every
day s delay in completing the govern
ment contracts with the iron works
means the loss of precious time in the
starting of the third Pacific squadron
GOOD HAT bigoino.
Japanese Find Wrecks in Port Arthur
Are Not Hopeless.
London, Jan. 19. The Times corre
spondent at Port Arthur, detailing the
damage to the Russian fleet, says the
battleships Peresvjet and Poltava can
easily be floated, but that the former's
constructure is greatly damaged and
that the battleship Pallada and the
armored cruiser Bayan apparently are
not seriously damaged and can be re
floated. The four vessels, the corre
spondent says, may be saved after great
expense, but 'the difficulties will be
great, as there is no dockjn Japan for
The battleships Retvizan and Pobie-
da seem to be hopelessly damaged. As
regards armament, the turret guns
were all destroyed before the surrender.
Some of the guns of the secondary arm
ament are intact, but most of the small
guns were removed to the forts.
Three days before the surrender tne
ships were set on fire with kerosene
and mines were exploded alongside.
Russians state that the fleet was unfit
for service after the engagement of
August 15. Coal was abundant and it
was used to protect the decks of the
war vessels against howitzer shells
od saves one the cost of track and car,
and will pull almost directly straight
upwards until the fork full of hny gets
pretty well up. then will travel over
mow. Those who have hay-to stack
can use this plan by using two tall
posts, or one if stack is near a tree
which can be used to fasten one pulley
to. Set post tar enough away so you
can drive load of hay between post and
stack. This rigging will not take any
mora rope than a track and car. and
Is very convenient In small barns. C,
O. Bosworth in Ohio Farmer.
To Get Kicgs in Winter.
A successful poultry raiser was once
asked how to successfully get eggs
during the winter season and his reply
was, "hatch winter chickens from winter-laid
eggs." While this is by no
means the only thing to do. It Is, be
yond question, tbo foundation of the
whole matter. It Is impossible to have
pullets that will lay eggs during the
winter season, in profitable quantities.
when these pullets are hatched from
late spring or early summer-laid eggs.
Notice we say "in profitable quanti
ties," for the late-hatched pullet will
lay some during the winter, but Its ten
dency is toward laying at the same sea
son as the egg was laid from which
she was hatched. Here, then, is the
start for those who seek winter eggs,
and if the reader is out for this sort
of business he should plan for an incu
bator to be set at work In early Feb
ruary. Then it must be remembered
that the early-hatched bird, especially
In the colder sections of the North.
will require unusually good care, so
that comfortable brooding houses must
be provided, with room for txerclse,
and in places where there will be no
danger of the chicks getting damp or
wet If the brooder room is cool it
will do no harm, for the chicks will
have the brooder to go to for warmth;
but the room must not be damp or wet.
Chicks raised in this manner and given
a good range during the following sum
mer will go into winter quarters in fine
shape and produce eggs at a profit in
the winter.
''Lieutenant Emmons had for many pursuit.
xne robbers obtained a draft for s.750,
slowed down and thus frightened awav
Leaders of House and Senate Agree
to jSpeedily Pass Bill.
Washington, Jan. 20. It-is asserted
today that an agreement is making be
tween the leaders of the senate and the
house in accordance with which rail
road rate legislation will be enacted at
the present session of congress. The
basis of the legislation will be the
measure drawn by Colonel Hepburn,
chairman of the interstate and foreien
commerce committee of the house.
That bill already has been considered
by the president, Attorney General
Moody, Secretary Taft and Secretary
Morton, and bv members of hnth tho
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years peculiar facilities for ascertaining
the facts about the natives of Alaska,
and has recently concluded an mvesti
gation made on the ground by. my
special direction. 1 very earnestly ask
the attention of the congress to the
facts set forth in this report as to the
needs of the native people of Alaska
It seems to me that our honor as a na
lion is involved , in seeing tnat tnese
needs are met. I earnestly hope that
legislation along the general lines advo
cated by Lieutenant Emmons can be
In his report Lieutenant Emmons
says that the inrush of white men .into
Alaska has caused a complete change in
several watches and about 150 in cash.
As soon as the robbery became known
at police headquarters officers were no
tified to be on the alert, and a posse of
policemen, detectives and railway ofE-1
cers left on an engine for the scene of
the ' robbery. Officers guarded the
bridges and the Vancouver ferry. The
posse spent the night lroking for evi
dence at the scene of the robbery and
m searching throughout the neighbor
ing country, but nothing was found.
Two men were arrested at The Dalles
when the train reached there. Thev
were found on the "blind baggage"
and answered a general description of
the new conditions, and that it
tantiaL for them at an early date to
be enacted.
The probability is that the Hepburn
bill will be passed by the house before
February 1.
New California Bill for 1905 Exhibit
Makes Total of $90,000.
Sacramento, Cal. Jan. 19. Action
toward providing an appropriation to
insure a creditable representation of
California at the Lewis and Clark in
ternational exposition at Portland this
year was taken today, when Assembly
man isliss, ot Alameda, introduced in
the lower house a bill appropriating
$70,000 in addition to the sum of $20,
000 set aside by the last legislature for
the purpose. This makes a total of
$90,000, and is deemed sufficient by
proper handling to make a first class
display, with what aid the various
counties will give by supplying ma
terial. .
The bill passed by the last legislat
ure names Governor Pardee as commis-
sinoer to the exposition, and gives him
direction of the expenditure of the
$20,000. The one presented by As
semblyman Bliss today makes no . pro
vision ior commissioners, mere is a
plan to amend the bill in committee, so
that it will provide for two honorary
commissioners. ' - It is not thought the
chief executive will have any trouble
in securing nonsalaried commissioners
to serve the state. .
Troubles of Horses.
In the winter season of the year,
when most farm horses have rather an
easy time of life, there is likely to be
more or less liver and kidney trouble
among them, due, to some extent, to
the liberal feeding and the Inactive
life. Oftentimes these troubles develop
In an attack of acute indigestion, fre
quently mistaken for colic. -The first
thing to do with a horse that Is not
eating well is to give a dose of nux
vomica three times daily until it re
covers Its appetite. The dose is twen
ty, drops of the tincture given on the
tongue; just before eating. The oats
given the animal should be ground
and In the grain giveh in the morning
should be placed a half ounce of pow
dered nitrate of potash. Then prepare
the following general condition pow
der, which acts well on both kidneys
and liver, and give the animal a heap
ing tablespoonful once a day, prefera
bly at noon. In two pounds of ground
flaxseed mix four ounces of powdered
gentian, five ounces of ginger, three
ounces , of powdered sulphate of iron
and two ounces of powdered charcoal.
See that all the Ingredients are mixed
thoroughly. This powder will tone up
the system of the horse generally.
A Wagon . Tongue.
It is not always possible to have a
two-horse wagon sufficiently light for
long distance driving where it is best
to use two horses. - The Illustration
shows a tongue which may be easily
made by a local blacksmith at small
expense, for use on a light one-horse
wagon. " The Illustration needs little
description, the main points being to
hare the pole made of tough lumber
Change Sheep Paatnrea.
The sheep pasture must sometimes
havo a rest from the sheep on account
of the deposit of the eggs of intestinal
worms of sheep. In some old pastures
these rggs are spread by the millions.
This is particularly dangerous ground
to be fed over by young lambs. The
man who has more than one pasture
will find himself in an advantageous
position in case of "trodble with Intes
tinal worms. He can simply change
his sheep run from one pasture to the
other. Such a change is not necessary '
unless there are signs of the worms
among the sheep.
A "Winter Wheelbarrow.
A very convenient and useful wheel
barrow sled may be constructed as fol
lows: From a piece of 2-lnch plank cut
a runner, a. Then make two rear run-
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May Tie Up Big Railroad.
Philadelphia, Jan. 23. Though
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Smallpox Rages at Billings.
Billings, Mont., Jan. 20. According
to the records of the city officials there
are at present 67 cases of smallpox
Position of the Armies.
Tokio, Jan. 23. In' well informed
quarters here it is said that the Russian
army at Mukden was recently reinforced
by four divisions. Its present strength
is estimated at nine army corps, or
300.000 men of nil nrma Rcnonl
leld anything, developments today in Kuropatkin's headquarters are at Fons here, all of which "are strictlv snarded
He controversy between the Pennsvl3 mountain, in olosp. tcmoh wit.Ti t.ViP f n lr- I Tn rHffo-rnr rtaH-a rf trio Wn ViAia ova
ama ranroaa company and the Uro- den-Fushun line. At present two and 37 houses under niiarantin. Sin
ernpoa oi .trainmen indicated that I a. half Hiviainna anfginriaiiiii nw, I tv, tv,.i, i, a; t. a
l , .... w.w .ug uviiviMi vxu, I viic uuvMtMK ii cue uiscaDC,- UilUUtll V 1.
ftmiPAhle Hpttlemant ti ha x - v-t -. i , , . .. ' J 1
- volute twu uurun re ueiore urenerai xvoozu. mere nave Deen nve deaths. A new
jr uc ciic;w;u Buoruy. ine cnance and the greater streneth of these corns
a strike was temporarily averted bv confronts G
. U.HUU xcxwjwi i-V I uic Ulttll 111 ill CO.
nil rrvrvon
consultation with the railwav offi-
als in the hope of a settlement.
May Flee From Yellow Fever.
Washington, Jan. 23. Unofficial ad
vices received here from representatives
of the government m the Panama canal
zone dated at the end of the first week
in January, are to the effect that while
the current reports of the prevalence of
pest house has been erected outside the
city limits for the care of patients.
Everything possible is being done to
stamp out the disease, and it is believ
ed the health authorities have the situ
ation under control.
Will Save Five Vessels.
.London, Jan. zu. According to a
dispatch received from Port Arthur five
of the vessels sunk by the Russians and he took yesterday and
by the shells of the Japanese in ' jihe
Russia Reiterates Her Protest.
Washington, Jan. 23. Count Cas-
l. 'r.iit. KiiHHinn am naooaiin. . ri-n
UaA fr V,n C.-i- ,1 . 1 x-J 1 ti . .
' v fcjw.G ucuiuiuiciiv tuuav i venow ifiver on T.n lsT.nmna ara a-vnr
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yiracureu w oecreiary nay ine an- sera ted. the pest does exist thr or, A l Viar y,ac w oi x?;., ,.,
ui xvuaaiau government wj me some apprehension is expressed that, if dred and forty guns on the forts and
. -r - vuuuiiuoi xu Duicau, uitsic wni ue a warsiuus nave Deen iouna to lie in
wholesale exodus of the canal builders
from the isthmus
Wiil Combine Forces.
St. Petersburg, Jan. 19. The admir
alty here denies the report published
by the Matin, of Paris, to the effect
that the Russian authorities are in re
ceipt of a dispatch from Admiral Ro
jestvensky saying -that he .is leaving
Madagascar without waitmsr the divi
sion commanded by Rear Admiral Bo
trovsky. There is every indication
that the Russian second Pacific squad
ron intends to cruise in the Indian
ocean for some time, probably until
the arrival of the division now ..being
made ready at Libau.. " -
, Looks Dark for Canal.
; Washington, Jan. 19. Nothing de
veloped in the river and harbor com
mittee today to indicate that there had
been a change of sentiment with regard
to the Celilo canal . Chairman Burton .
so far as known, adheres to the position
has not been
i . A "i
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n, it is said, consists of a repetition
the matters of complaint set forth in
circular note to the powers, but in
s case they are supported by argu-
ntative statements.
Minnesota's Great Exhibit.
iinnaoTwtiifl ia i . . .
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ed that the Minnesota educational
Producing VeryJ-ittle Coal.
Dortmund, Jan. 23. About 80 per
cent of the coal operatives are stnkine.
and the mines are producing very little
coal. The Dortmuder iron works are
partly shut down. Excellent order
good condition and -easily repaired.
In addition to theset "the prizes cap
tured by the Japanese -include eight
locomotives and 3,000 - railroad
moved by further pleas of Representa
tives Williamson and Jones. It con
tinues to look very dark for the canal
project at the present session of con-gress.--
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Put in Line of Succession.
Washington, Jan. 20. The house
committee on election of -nrAsidont. in
mi . . . , . i I . i "" . XVWX Uttl b ui tne
I he large mines of the Gel- conference today favorably reported the town, which was densely populated
. Hundreds Buried Alive. .
London, Jan. 19. A dispatch from
St. Petersburg from a news agency re
ports that an earthquake at Shemakha,
76 miles northwest of BakUj buried
hundreds of persons' in the ruins of
buildings in the lower part of . the
.... . i o v uw wuivivuiD umav lavuiuuiv ikihiilmi
c . Tnt. 7 k. T mTk f i oel,K1":,1n company, located at Marten, bill adding the secretary of agriculture despite the decision, after the earth
si' jxrais iair, oe sent to tne iwia near Dortmund, have only 15 per cent and the secrntjirv nf
Clark exposition at Portland.- .- Inf thoir num A1.vtn. , , ; : ,: "1? . " umm, iw more
. - .xx, iiuv ui presidential succession. houses should be built there.
and about tio Inches square at the
small end and three and one-half
Inches square at the large end. The
circle should be made of two-Inch
wagon felloes. Bolt the shaft couplings
to the circle, the double-tree resting on
the tongue where the circle is bolted to
the tongue. This wagon pole is quick
ly attached and is very light, hence
not a burden on the horses, and the ex
pense" of making it is small. Indian
apolis News. : -'- ' .- -
Witch Grass.
This is a terrible weed to eradicate
either from the field or the garden. It
spreads . by means of underground
stems called root stocks, says Ameri
can Cultivator. These ran along below
the reach of the mowing machine or
of grazing animals and often too deep
to be disturbed by surface cultivation.
Tjiey produce buds at their numerous
scaly nodes, and these buds develop
In new plants in exactly the same man
ner as branches 'are produced above
ground. The root stocks of couch grass
will sometimes grow to a' length of
ten to fifteen feet 'in one season, fur
bishing this weed-with a means of
rapid distribution and propagation, a
character making it most pernicious in
cultivated land. The only way entlre-
. i "' r . jUD BABROW.
ners, b, of brac?"M wooden j?
on felloes. Frame tll "BgetKer and
attach to ftront runSler by" the bed
pieces, c, which are 2 Inches wide, 1
Inch thick, 3 feet long. Put in the
rocking pin, e, as long as the width
of the bed. Attach it to the bed pieces,
c, by a piece of hard wood, d. This
should fit tightly through the upright
part of the runner, a. Farm and
Home. . . .
Poultry Pickings.
All the non-sitting breeds lay white
The roosts should be low, especially
for heavy fowls.
Unusually large eggs denote that the
hens are too fat.
Give one feed of good, sound grain
dally. Whole wheat is good.
The greatest layers make poor "Bit
ters and indifferent table fowls. s
Never inbreed; change cocks every
year and always use pure-bred birds.
Old geese are best for hatching and
young geese gILf9jr .the best price.
For young clilctenslt isa g"55cl plan
to mix the soft food with milk, not
making it sloppy.
While the guinea Is a noisy creature,
its noise frightens away many enemies
of the poultry yard.
In putting salt in the food, the quan
tity should not exceed the amount used
in food for the table.
The farm offers the advantage of a
wide range and fowls thus favored,
have more beautiful plumage.
If any chickens arc to be hatched
late they should be of varieties that
feather quickly and. mature early.
To secure uniform chicks and have
the majority females, the fowls them
selves should possess uniformity as re
gards color, plumage and age, as well
as size and marking.
Agricultural Atoms.
Animal manures are most economic
ally used when applied to the soil as
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